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Descendents of Thomas Speedy (14 Oct 1815- 26 Jan 1900)
and Isabella Patterson (9 Nov 1815 - 26 Nov 1888)

Third Immigrant Generation

37. Thomas Alexander Speedy . Son of William A. Speedy & Mary Ann Moffitt. Born 10 Jul 1866 in Harvey. Christen in Harvey Presbyterian Church. Died 11 Apr 1936 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.


    From newspaper obituary - 1936:

    Many At Funeral.   Thomas A. Speedy, Well Known Resident of Manners Sutton Buried.


    Manners Sutton, April 17 -- The funeral of the late Thos. A. Speedy, who passed away at his home in Manners Sutton on April 11th after an illness of four months, was held at 2 p.m. from his residence and from the Presbyterian church at 2:30, on Easter Sunday and was largely attended.   Service was conducted by Rev. R. J. Kirkland with the choir rendering the hymns, "Safe in the Arms of Jesus" and "Resurrection Morn."


    A number of friends and relatives from St. Stephen and McAdam attended the funeral.


    Mr Speedy is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Agnes Swan of Harvey and two daughters, Annie and Viola at home; four sisters, Mrs George Lister, McAdam; Mrs Gordon Simms, Boston; Mrs Eva Urquhart, Bangor, and Mrs Harold Locke, Red Deer, Alberta, and four brothers, Andrew and Nelson, McAdam, Archie of New York City, and George A. Speedy of Harvey.


    Mr Speedy was a member of the Presbyterian Church and will be greatly missed from his late home as well as the church and community life of Harvey.


    He was 69 years of age and was the eldest son of the late Mr and Mrs William Speedy, who were among the early settlers of Manners Sutton.


    Mr Speedy was a well known farmer and highly regarded in this district where he lived all his life.


    He married Jane Agnes "Aggie" Swan, daughter of Henry "Harry" Swan & Jane Piercy, 29 Oct 1890 in York Co., NB . Born 7 Dec 1871 in Harvey Sta. Died 9 Feb 1955 in Harvey Sta. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Religion Presbyterian.


    They had the following children:

  152   i.   Ida May Speedy

  153   ii.   Henry Herman Speedy

  154   iii.   James Edgar Speedy

  155   iv.   George "Oscar" Speedy

  156   v.   Mary "Viola" Jane Speedy

  157   vi.   Annie Ernestine Speedy


38. Andrew Tait "Dan" Speedy . Son of William A. Speedy & Mary Ann Moffitt. Born 9 Mar 1869 in Harvey. Died 3 Sep 1937 in McAdam . Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    Ref: Emerson Moffitt, "The Moffitts of Harvey Settlement New Brunswick 1791-1991", 1992, p. 44.


    From newspaper obituary - 1937:

    Late Daniel Speedy

    McAdam, NB, Sept 9 -- The death of Daniel Speedy, 69, occurred recently at his home in McAdam.   Mr Speedy was one of the veteran employees of the CPR car yard, having spent the greater part of his working life in this department.   He had been in failing health for some time, so his death was not entirely unexpected.


    He is survived by his wife, six daughters, Mrs Frank Knowlton, Mrs Clifford Anderson, Mrs William McIntyre, Mrs George Piercy, Mrs Elmer McDonald and Mrs William Carvell; four sisters, Mrs George Lister, McAdam; Mrs Dan Urquhart, Bangor, Me.;   Mrs Gordon Simms, Boston and Mrs Harold Locke, Red Deer, Alberta; three brothers, George, Harvey; Nelson, McAdam and Archie, New York; 15 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.


    A service was conducted at his home by the pastor of the Baptist Church, Rev. D. H. Maitland, and the body was taken to Harvey for burial.   Services were held at Knox Presbyterian Church there.   Pallbearers were Fred Moffitt, Allen Moffitt, Melvin Moffitt, Manzer Moffitt, all cousins.   Among the floral tributes was a flat bouquet from the Baptist Church and Rebekah Lodge.


    He married Sophia Priscilla Mott, 1891. Born 19 Nov 1875 in Eel River, N.B. Died 2 Jan 1949 in McAdam . Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    They had the following children:

  158   i.   Jessie Speedy

  159   ii.   Charles Speedy

  160   iii.   Margaret L. Speedy

  161   iv.   Stella May Speedy

  162   v.   George Speedy

  163   vi.   Elizabeth Mildred Speedy

  164   vii.   Ruth Berniece Speedy (Twin)

  165   viii.   Roy Speedy (Twin)

  166   ix.   Frances Priscilla Speedy