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Descendents of Henry Swan (1773 - before 1851)
and Elizabeth Russell (ca. 1783 - 22 Jan 1870)
Third Immigrant Generation Continued...
14. Isabel Thompson . Daughter of John Thompson & Isabella Swan. Born 3 Aug 1840 in Harvey. Christen 22 Aug 1940 in Harvey Settlement By Rev. Daniel McCurdy . Died 10 Jul 1930 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
Witnesses to marriage were John Howitt and Jane Thompson.
She married Thomas Frank Craig, son of Henry Craigs & Isabella Kay, 11 Jul 1866 in Harvey Settlement By Rev. Samuel Johnson . Born 9 May 1841 in Harvey. Christen 30 May 1841 in Harvey Settlement By Rev. Daniel McCurdy . Died 16 Feb 1930 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
From newspaper obituaries - 1930:
Harvey Station, Feb. 17 -- The death of Thomas Craig occurred at his home in Manners Sutton yesterday morning after an illness of some five weeks. Deceased, who was born in Manners Sutton on May 9, 1841, was the son of the late Thomas and Isabel Kay Craig, of Berwick-on-Tweed, England, who were among the first Settlers at Harvey, coming to this country in 1837. Deceased was a life-long Presbyterian.
He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Isabel Thompson, who was also the child of two Harvey Pioneers,m the late Mr and Mrs John Thompson, of Northumberland county, England, and three children, Henry P. Craig, John T. Craig and Mrs Alexander Wilson, all of Manners Sutton, also 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Died in Harvey
Thomas Craig, One of the Oldest Residents, Passes Away After Short Illness.
Harvey, N.B., Feb 19 -- The death of Thomas Craig, one of Harvey's oldest residents, occurred Sunday morning, February 16, after a short illness. Deceased, who spent all his life in Harvey, is survived by his aged widow, two sons, H.P. and J. T. Craig; one daughter, Mrs Alexander Wilson, all of Harvey; fourteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Deceased was a member of the Presbyterian Church, taking an active part in all church work, for a period of eighteen years being a leader of the choir. The funeral was held Monday afternoon, a short service at the house being conducted by Rev. G. E. Knight and Rev. J. H. McLean and in Knox Presbyterian Church by Rev. G. E. Knight, where, in spite of the inclement weather, a large number met for the funeral service. The hymns sung were, Asleep in Jesus; Peace, Perfect Peace, by the choir; and a solo, Going Down the Valley One by One, by Rev. G. E. Knight. The pallbearers were six grandsons, Kay, Willie, Arthur and James Craig, Arden and Frank Wilson. Interment was made in the Harvey burying ground.
They had the following children:
79 i. Henrietta Elizabeth "Etta" Craig
80 ii. Henry Patterson Craig
81 iii. John Thompson Craig
82 iv. Annabella Craig
83 v. Thomas Frank Craig
15. Henry Thompson . Son of John Thompson & Isabella Swan. Born 1842 in Harvey. Christen 13 Nov 1842 in Harvey By Rev. Daniel McCurdy .
Henry is reputed to have gone to the Black Hills of North Dakota, to have become an Indian scout, to have been a personal friend of Buffalo Bill, and to have been killed by the Indians.
16. Thomas "James" Thompson . Son of John Thompson & Isabella Swan. Born 1843/1844 in Harvey. Christen 23 Jun 1844 in Harvey By Rev. Daniel McCurdy . Died 13 Jan 1913 in Harvey.
From Daily Telegraph, 11 May 1872: "Married by Rev. Samuel Johnson, 8th ult., James Thompson, Harvey and Miss Margaret Craig, Stanley (York Co.)"
Witnesses to marriage were Robert Thompson and Margaret Craig.
From newspaper item - undated:
Six Sisters United For First Time in 40 Years at Family Reunion
Stanley, Sep 30 -- A reunion of the family of the late Mr and Mrs James Thompson of Harvey, was held at the residence of Mr and Mrs James Craig, Stanley, on Saturday, September 19th, James Craig being a brother of the late Mrs Thompson and only surviving uncle of the family.
Those of the family present were Mrs Ada McCann, Mrs Perry Thombs and Mrs Mary Smith all of Brownville Junction, Maine; Mrs William Tant of Hanne, Alberta, Mrs William Maxwell and Mrs Russell R. Swan of Harvey Station, NB.
The scene of the reunion was the birthplace and childhood home of Margaret Thompson, nee Craig, the mother of the six ladies who were reunited for the first time in forty years.
He married Margaret "Maggie" Craig, daughter of Thomas Craigs & Margaret Reid, 8 May 1872 in Harvey By Rev. Samuel Johnson . Born 4 Jan 1846 in Red Rock, NB. Died 5 Mar 1896 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
At time of marriage, Maggie was living in Stanley.
They had the following children:
84 i. Ada Bertha Thompson
85 ii. Annie J. Thompson
86 iii. Ella Jessie Thompson
87 iv. Maretta Thompson
88 v. Mary Thompson
89 vi. Thomas Thompson
90 vii. Margaret Jane Thompson
91 viii. Roy Thompson
17. Robert Thompson . Son of John Thompson & Isabella Swan. Born 1845 in Harvey. Christen 28 Dec 1845 in Harvey By Rev. Daniel McCurdy. Died 1929 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
18. Jane "Jennie" Thompson . Daughter of John Thompson & Isabella Swan. Born 1 Aug 1847 in Harvey. Christen 22 Aug 1847 in Harvey By Rev. Daniel McCurdy. Died 15 Jun 1926 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
4302. Undated photograph of Jane "Jennie" Thompson, daughter of John Thompson & Isabella Swan (b. 1 Aug 1847, d. 15 Jun 1926, Harvey). She married Peter Wood, son of Peter Wood & Mary Moffitt. (b.30 Sep 1850, Scotland, d. 8 Mar 1913, Harvey).
Source: Ross Wood album, Tweedside, Harvey, York Co., N.B. Rephotographed, by Tim Patterson7 Aug 2008.
Witnesses to marriage were Robert Thompson and Jessie C. Wood.
She married Peter Wood, son of Peter Wood & Mary Moffitt, 11 Jul 1877 in St. Paul's Church, Fredericton By Rev. John M. Brooke . Born 30 Sep 1850 in Scotland. Died 8 Mar 1913 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Surveyor. Religion Presbyterian.
From parochial registers of Eckford in Roxburghshire (Researched by Bruce Elliott, 2004): "1850 Peter Wood Hedger Ormiston and Mary Moffat his wife their child Born 30th Sept 1850 and Bapt. Named Peter."
Copied from newspaper obituary - 1913:
Harvey Station, March 11 -- Peter Wood, sixty-three years old, died on Saturday at his home here from an attack of heart trouble, complicated with asthma. For the past two years he had been suffering from asthma and was confined to his home for the last month. He was the eldest son of the late Peter Wood, of Tweedside, and was a native of England. He emigrated to this country while very young, with his father, who was a surveyor. The son also learned the same profession. Mr Wood was very highly respected, being a man of kind disposition and upright in character. He leaves a widow, who is a sister of Councillor Thompson, of this parish, and two daughters, Mrs Harry Swan of McAdam and Mrs Frank Coburn, of this place; three sisters, Mrs Edward James and Mrs Jas. T. Swan of Tweedside and Mrs Craig of McAdam, and one brother, George, of Tweedside, surviving him. The funeral took place on Monday, being very largely attended. The service was conducted by Rev. M. J. Macpherson, of the Presbyterian Church of which the decesed was a faithful member.
Peter Wood Jr. died 8 Mar 1913, age 62 yrs. 5 mo. 8 days.
They had the following children:
92 i. Lena Isabelle Wood
93 ii. Mary "Mayme" Wood
Entry last updated: 11 May 2009
4256. Undated cabinet card of Mary "Mayme" Wood. (b. 11 Nov 1885, d. 30 Sept 1967). Daughter of Peter Wood and Jane "Jennie" Thompson. Caption on photograph reads "Mamie Wood - lived down where Gordon & Doris Davis live. Cousin to Pop Wood". Part of the Ross Wood photographic album. This image was also found in an album copied from Darrell Messer. NotationMayme Wood was married to Henry Robert (Harry) Swan, (b. 30 Apr 1885, d. 17 Jan 1970) on sticky that was attached to the Messer photograph read "Sadie??" The image from the Messer album could be removed from the album and the identity of the photographer could be read. Photographer: Colpitts & CO. PORTLAND, ME, EXTRA FINISH". Text on back of photograph reads: COLPITTS & CO. PHOTOGRAPHIC ART STUDIO 514 Congress St. Portland ME. Enlargements can be furnished from this negatuve. Fine crayons a specialty."
Source: Ross Wood, Tweedside, Harvey, York Co., N.B. Rephotographed, by Tim Patterson7 Aug 2008.
4295. Undated photograph of Mary "Mayme" Wood (b. 11 Nov 1885, d. 30 Sept 1967). Daughter of Peter Wood and Jane "Jennie" Thompson. Caption on photograph reads "Mamie Wood - lived down where Gordon & Doris Davis live. Cousin to Pop Wood". "Pop" Wood was a nickname for George Thomas Wood (b. 16 Apr 1865, d. 30 Apr 1931).
Mayme Wood was married to Henry Robert (Harry) Swan, (b. 30 Apr 1885, d. 17 Jan 1970). Part of the Ross Wood photographic album.
Source: Ross Wood, Tweedside, Harvey, York Co., N.B. Rephotographed, by Tim Patterson, 7 Aug 2008.