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Descendents of Robert Wilson (26 Mar 1799 - 25 Jan 1864)
and Mary Brown (8 Sep 1798 - 12 Dec 1864)

Third Immigrant Generation

58. George "Selby" Embleton . Son of George Embleton & Jane Wilson. Born 29 Jul 1878 in Tweedside, York Co, NB. Died 21 Aug 1951 in Lower Queensbury, York Co, NB. Buried in Bear Island Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.      Selby lived near Bear Island, Queensbury Parish, York Co, NB, where he farmed.

    From newspaper obituary - 1951:

    Passes Suddenly While Out Walking

    Selby Embleton Of Queensbury Dies On Way To Visit Friend

    While on his way yesterday to visit relatives a short distance from his home, Selby Embleton, of Lower Queensbury, suffered a heart attack and died on the side of the road.   He was found by two passers-by, Rev. George Billington and Melborne Moffatt, who notified his family, who in turn called Dr. M. L. Jewett, of Millville, who pronounced death due to natural causes and no inquest necessary.

    Mr Embleton was born at Tweedside, a son of the late George and Jane Embleton, and was 73 years of age.   He took up residence in Queensbury 35 years ago and carried on farming.   He was much respected and his sudden passing regretted.   He was twice married and is survived by five sons, Gordon, at home; Ronald, Russell and Perley, of Fredericton; Malcolm, of Houlton, Me.; three daughters, Mrs Joseph Howland, Macnaquac; Mrs Arvel Grant and Naomi Hazelton, Bangor, Me.; and two brothers, Leonard Embleton, of Harvey Station, and James Embleton, in Alberta.

    The funeral takes place tomorrow afternoon with prayers at his home at two o'clock (slow time) followed by service in the Union Church, Bear Island, by Rev. George Billington, assisted by Rev. Arthur Lewis, and burial made in nearby cemetery.

    He first married Caroline "Carrie" Pickard, 8 Aug 1900 in York Co., NB. Died Before 1915.

    They had the following children:

  217   i.   Eleanor Almeda "Nellie" Embleton

  218   ii.   Harry Embleton

  219   iii.   Naomi Thursa Embleton

  220   iv.   Malcolm George Embleton

    He second married Frances Miles "Fannie" Perley, daughter of Thomas Perley & Annie, Before 1915. Born 1882 in Bear Island. Died 11 Mar 1968 in VPH, Fredericton. Buried in Bear Island Cemetery.

    From newspaper obituary - 1968:

    Mrs F. Embleton Funeral Is Held

    Bear Island -- Funeral services were held at the Union Church, Bear Island for Mrs Fannie M. Embleton, widow of Selby Embleton.   Mrs Embleton passed away at Victoria Public Hospital at the age of 85 years.   Born at Bear Island, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Annie Perley.

    She is survived by seven sons, Gordon Embleton, Bear Island; Ronald, Russell and Perley Embleton, all of Fredericton; Miles MacDougall, Keswick Ridge; Horace MacDougall, Bear Island and Thomas MacDougall, Montreal; a daughter, Mrs Joseph Howland (Bessie), Mactaquac; a step-daughter, Mrs Arvel Grant, Bangor, Me.; a step-son, Malcolm Embleton, Houlton, Me.; a number of grandchldren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

    The body rested at the home of her son, Gordon Embleton.   Rev. Darrell Chase officiated at the service, assisted by Rev. Russell Sturgeon.   Interment took place in the Bear Island Cemetery.

    Pallbearers were Harry Ingraham, Dow Goodine, Millard Jordon, Hazen Ingraham, Frank Murch and Donald Rosborough.

    They had the following children:

  221   i.   Ronald Roland Embleton

  222   ii.   Russell David Embleton

  223   iii.   Bessie Cora Embleton

  224   iv.   Gordon Leigh Embleton

  225   v.   Perley Byron Embleton