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Elder FAMILY
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Partial Descent from David & Anne (Ramsay) Elder of Co. Donegal, Ireland & Olinville, NB

 

Generation One

 

1.  David1 Elderxe "Elder:David", b. c1803(5) in Upper Burnfoot, Burt Parish, County Donegal, Ireland,[1] (son of David Elderxe "Elder:David" and Unknown Wifexe "Wife:Unknown"), d. 19 Dec 1842 in Petersville, Queens County, NB, Canada,[2] buried in Lyon Cemetery, Armstrong's Corner, Q.C., NB,[3] occupation Farmer.2

     Recorded 200 acre homestead land grant in Petersville, Q.C., N.B., 10/17/1848 (PANB film F16333, vol. 34, pg. 18, #4352).  Previously recorded a 200 acre homestead grant in Hampstead, Q.C., N.B. 8/13/1825, with John Brittain and Thomas Woods (PANB film F16311, vol 7, pg. 217, #1850).  Hampstead Parish formerly included part of what is now Petersville Parish; it is unknown how geographically related David's two homestead grants were.

     He married Anne Ramsayxe "Ramsay:Anne", married c1824/5(?) in County Donegal, Ireland,1 b. c1805 in County Donegal, Ireland,1,3 (daughter of Unknown (Allan?) Ramsayxe "Ramsay:Unknown (Allan?)" and Unknown (Sister to David - Rachel?) Elderxe "Elder:Unknown (Sister to David - Rachel?)"), d. 12 Jun 1890 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,2 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Armstrong's Corner, Q.C., NB.3

     Anne: 1881 census:  living with son, Samuel, age 70 (this age doesn't coordinate with other sources, including gravestone).

    

     Denoted in family of Allan Ramsay until proven otherwise; may have been the daughter of "Allen Ramsey", and sister to his heirs at property in Ballyederowan, Allan (b.1797) and Henry Ramsay (b. 1789), both of whom were enumerated in 1829 in Ballyederowan.  Allen Ramsey/Allan Ramsay was listed in the 1796 Flax Growers Bounty list and operated a flax mill with John Ramsey.

                             Children:

        +  2        i.     Rachel2 Elderxe "Elder:Rachel".

        +  3        ii.   Rebecca Elderxe "Elder:Rebecca" b. 16 Apr 1827.

        +  4        iii.  David (Jr) Elderxe "Elder:David (Jr)" b. 20 Aug 1829.

        +  5        iv.   Mary Anne Elderxe "Elder:Mary Anne" b. c1830(?).

        +  6        v.    Samuel Elderxe "Elder:Samuel" b. c1833.

            7        vi.   Jane Elderxe "Elder:Jane", b. c1836 in New Brunswick,1 d. c1864 in Clones, Queens Co., NB, Canada.1

                             One son - dead by 1892.

                             She married John Kennedyxe "Kennedy:John", occupation of Clones, NB.1

        +  8        vii. Moses Elderxe "Elder:Moses" b. c1838.

        +  9        viii.       Eleanor Elizabeth Elderxe "Elder:Eleanor Elizabeth" b. 18 Aug 1842.

 


 

 

Generation Two

 

2.  Rachel2 Elderxe "Elder:Rachel" (David1), d. cOct 1864 in Clones, Queens Co., NB Canada.1,[4]  She married William McCutcheonxe "McCutcheon:William", married cFeb 1853,1 b. c1824/5 in County Tyrone, Ireland,3,[5] (son of Glaudus ("Claudius") McCutcheonxe "McCutcheon:Glaudus (\"Claudius\")" and Catherine Unknownxe "Unknown:Catherine"), d. 22 Aug 1921 in Queens County, NB,[6] buried in Lyon Cemetery, Armstrong's Corner, Q.C., NB,3 occupation "of Petersville, NB".1

     William: Appointed postmaster of Olinville, NB 11/1/1888, serving until his death in Aug 1921; office subsequently closed 12/31/1921.

                             Children:

            10      i.     Glaudus ("Claudius") Thomas3 McCutcheonxe "McCutcheon:Glaudus (\"Claudius\") Thomas" b. 04 Mar 1854 in Clones, Petersville Parish, Q.C., New Brunswick Colony,[7] baptized 13 Aug 1855 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Coote Hill, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,7 occupation school teacher.[8]  He married Elizabeth Unknownxe "Unknown:Elizabeth", married[9]

            11      ii.   David James McCutcheonxe "McCutcheon:David James" b. 05 Dec 1855 in Clones, Petersville Parish, Q.C., New Brunswick Colony,1,7,[10],[11] baptized 15 Dec 1855 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Coote Hill, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,7 d. 04 May 1938 in Plymouth, NH,[12],[13],11 buried in Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth, Grafton County, NH.11

                             1900 census:  Plymouth, Grafton County, NH, birth denoted as "Oct1854"; find-a-grave denotes birth date as "18" Dec.

                             He married Lillian E ("Lily","Lilla") Kingxe "King:Lillian E (\"Lily\",\"Lilla\")", b. 17 Apr 1859 in Thetford Mines, United Province of Canada,10,[14],[15],12 d. 07 Oct 1947 in Plymouth, NH.13

                             Lillian: Daughter of Henry and Lillian (Crawford) King.

            12      iii.  William J "Billy" McCutcheonxe "McCutcheon:William J \"Billy\"" b. 22 Mar 1858 in Clones, Petersville Parish, Q.C., New Brunswick Colony,3,9 baptized 20 Oct 1858 in Methodist Church, Coote Hill, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,9 d. 09 Feb 1943 in Queens County, NB,[16],1 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Armstrong's Corner, Q.C., NB.3

            13      iv.   Easter ("Esther") Jane McCutcheonxe "McCutcheon:Easter (\"Esther\") Jane" b. c1861 in Clones, Petersville Parish, Q.C., New Brunswick Colony.1,[17]

                             Lived in Saint John, NB.

                             She married James Hugh Donnellyxe "Donnelly:James Hugh", married[18] b. in Newfoundland.18

 

3.  Rebecca2 Elderxe "Elder:Rebecca" (David1), b. 16 Apr 1827 in New Brunswick,1,5 d. 15 Mar 1897.18  She married Daniel Warkxe "Wark:Daniel", married 17 Jan 1844,1 b. 10 Aug 1808 in County Donegal, Ireland,1,[19],5,8 occupation "of Welsford, NB".1

                             Children:

            14      i.     Agnes Elizabeth3 Warkxe "Wark:Agnes Elizabeth" b. 31 Oct 1844 in Patterson Settlement, Sunbury County, Colony of New Brunswick,[20],3,5,9 d. 27 Nov 1901 in Armstrong's Corner, Petersville Parish, Queens County, Province of New Brunswick,3,9 buried in Coote Hill United Church Cemetery, Petersville, Q.C., NB.3

                             Gravestone denoted birth day as Oct "13".  Reportedly stayed up at night with her child sick with the croup, after which she and her child were found dead the following morning.

                             She married Robert Andersonxe "Anderson:Robert", married 30 Jun 1869,1,9 b. 07 Jun 1845 in Patterson Settlement, Sunbury County, Colony of New Brunswick,3,5,9 d. 17 Aug 1919 in Welsford, Queens County, NB,3,9 buried in Coote Hill United Church Cemetery, Petersville, Q.C., NB,3 occupation grocery merchant of Armstrong's Corner, NB.1,5

                             Robert: Son of William and Eleanor (Boyd) Anderson, and grandson of Robert Anderson and Hugh Boyd, all originally of Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland.

                            

                             He lived in Saint John after he was married, and ran a store there before starting a grocery store at Armstrong's Corner on the Gagetown Road.  All sons moved west except James, who inherited the home and resided there until it was acquired as part of CFB Base Gagetown.  Served as postmaster at Armstrong's Corner c1901.

            15      ii.   Mary Anne Warkxe "Wark:Mary Anne" b. 08 Dec 1845,1 d. 25 Nov 1880.1  She married William Robertsonxe "Robertson:William", married 05 May 1880,1 occupation of St John, NB.1

            16      iii.  Margaret Jane Warkxe "Wark:Margaret Jane" b. 05 Mar 1847,1,[21] d. 25 Oct 1925 in Petersville, Queens County, NB.21  She married George Silas/Samuel Trottxe "Trott:George Silas/Samuel", married c1887,1 occupation of Gaspereaux, NB.1

                             George: Daughter's birth record denotes his middle name as "Samuel".

            17      iv.   Rachel ("Rachael") Warkxe "Wark:Rachel (\"Rachael\")" b. 14 May 1848,[22],1,21 d. 08 Jul 1934 in Saint John, NB,21 buried in Welsford Valley Cemetery, Welsford, NB.9  She married William McKimxe "McKim:William", married 13 Dec 1876 in Queens County, NB,1 b. 05 Mar 1853 in Armstrong's Corner, Queens County, New Brunswick Colony,9 d. 28 Jan 1933 in Queens County, NB,1,[23] buried in Welsford Valley Cemetery, Welsford, NB.9

                             William: Son of George and Isabella (South) McKim, he, a native of Sligo, Ireland, and she, a native of Westfield, NB.

            18      v.    Rebecca Warkxe "Wark:Rebecca" b. c1849 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB.1,5

            19      vi.   Elizabeth Warkxe "Wark:Elizabeth" b. 15 Mar 1851 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,[24],5,[25],21 d. 12 Apr 1923 in Welsford, Queens County, NB.1,6,21

            20      vii. Robert Warkxe "Wark:Robert" b. 04 Sep 1852 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,24,5,21 d. 25 Nov 1920 in Welsford, Queens County, NB.6,1,21

            21      viii.       Isabella Warkxe "Wark:Isabella" b. c1853/4 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,1,24,5,25 d. 15 Apr 1911 in Welsford, Queens County, NB.21

            22      ix.   Eleanor Warkxe "Wark:Eleanor" b. c1856/7 in Armstrong's Corner, Petersville Parish, Queens County, Colony of New Brunswick.1,24,19

            23      x.    David Warkxe "Wark:David" b. c1857/8 in Armstrong's Corner, Petersville Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick Colony.1,24

            24      xi.   John Warkxe "Wark:John" b. c1859/60 in Armstrong's Corner, Petersville Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick Colony.1,24,5,25.

            25      xii. Daniel Warkxe "Wark:Daniel" b. c1861/2 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB.1,25

            26      xiii.       Samuel Elder Warkxe "Wark:Samuel Elder" b. c1863/4 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,1,19,5 d. 10 Dec 1944 in Saint John, NB.[26]  He married Catherine Anderson Clarkxe "Clark:Catherine Anderson", married 22 Jul 1896 in Victoria County, NB.[27]

            27      xiv. Moses Alfred Warkxe "Wark:Moses Alfred" b. 14 Dec 1866 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,1,19,5,25,21 d. 20 Apr 1934 in Welsford, Queens County, NB.21

            28      xv.  William Curry Warkxe "Wark:William Curry" b. c1867/8 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,5,25 d. 01 Jul 1944 in Saint John, NB.1,[28]

 

4.  David (Jr)2 Elderxe "Elder:David (Jr)" (David1), b. 20 Aug 1829 in New Brunswick,18 d. 01 May 1910 in Olinville, Petersville Psh, Q.C., NB,[29] buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, NB.  He married Elizabeth Ann Jacksonxe "Jackson:Elizabeth Ann", married c1863,1 b. 15 Aug 1841 in New Brunswick,18,1,21 d. 26 Jul 1927 in Queens County, NB,6,21 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, NB.

     Elizabeth: Daughter of John Jackson.

                             Children:

            29      i.     Rachel Anne3 Elderxe "Elder:Rachel Anne" b. 18 Apr 1865 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,[30],5,9 d. 03 Oct 1931 in Saint John, NB.9  She married John Alexander Cochranexe "Cochrane:John Alexander", married 22 Jan 1890 in Saint John, NB,1,[31] b. 30 Dec 1855 in Queens County, NB,9 d. 06 Aug 1940 in Saint John, NB.9

                             John: Son of Isaac Alexander and Mathilda (Darrah) Cochrane.

            30      ii.   Moses Alfred Elderxe "Elder:Moses Alfred" b. c1869 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,1,30,5 d. cJan 1953 in Frederic Junction, NB,18 buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Saint John, NB.18  He married Mary Eleanor ("Mammie") Loweryxe "Lowery:Mary Eleanor (\"Mammie\")", married 24 Nov 1920 in Saint John, NB,18 b. 11 Nov 1863 in Olinville, Queens County, New Brunswick Colony,5,18 (daughter of Robert Loweryxe "Lowery:Robert" and Eleanor Susanna Brittainxe "Brittain:Eleanor Susanna"), d. cDec 1950 in Olinville, Q.C., NB,18 buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Saint John, NB.18

            31      iii.  John Bell Elderxe "Elder:John Bell" b. 20 Aug 1879 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,1,30,5,9 d. 30 Mar 1969 in Swan Nursing Home, Harvey, NB,9 buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Saint John, NB.9

                             They were survived by 21 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.

                             He married Annie Edna Vallisxe "Vallis:Annie Edna", married 18 Sep 1907 in Queens County, NB by the Rev LJ Laird,[32],1 d. c1966.9

                             Annie: Daughter of Edward Dell and Phoebe Alice (Dunn) Vallis.

            32      iv.   David Ernest ("Ernest D") Elderxe "Elder:David Ernest (\"Ernest D\")" b. 05 Mar 1881 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,1,5 d. late Dec 1971/early - Jan 1972 in Saint John, N.B.,[33] buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery Extension, St John, NB.33  He married Margaret Ada Millerxe "Miller:Margaret Ada", married 23 Jul 1919 in Saint John, New Brunswick,[34] b. 21 May 1894,18,9 d. 14 Feb 1985,18 buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery Extension, St John, NB.

                             Margaret: Daughter of James and Mary Emily (Sheenan) Miller.

 

5.  Mary Anne2 Elderxe "Elder:Mary Anne" (David1), b. c1830(?), buried in Killen Cemetery, Knowlton Hill, Clones, Q.C., NB.3  She married John Killenxe "Killen:John", married c1845,1 b. c1815 in Ireland,3 d. c1907,3 buried in Killen Cemetery, Knowlton Hill, Clones, Q.C., NB.3

                             Children:

            33      i.     Catherine3 Killenxe "Killen:Catherine" occupation married in USA.1

            34      ii.   Fannie Killenxe "Killen:Fannie". She married Unknown Goodalexe "Goodale:Unknown".

            35      iii.  Martha ("Mattie") Killenxe "Killen:Martha (\"Mattie\")" b. c1851,3 d. 31 Mar 1915 in Armstrong's Corner, Queens County, NB,3,21 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, Q.C., NB.3  She married James Hewlett Francisxe "Francis:James Hewlett", b. c1846 in New Brunswick,3,21 d. 24 Jul 1915 in Armstrong's Corner, Queens County, NB,3,21 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, Q.C., NB.3

            36      iv.   Lizzie Killenxe "Killen:Lizzie" b. c1853,3 d. c1879,3 buried in Killen Cemetery, Knowlton Hill, Q.C., NB.3

            37      v.    Mary Killenxe "Killen:Mary" b. c1855,3 d. c1894,3 buried in Killen Cemetery, Knowlton Hill, Q.C., NB.3

            38      vi.   David E Killenxe "Killen:David E" b. c1858,3 d. c1942,3 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, Q.C., NB.3  He married Rosanna Bartonxe "Barton:Rosanna", married 07 May 1895 in Queens County, NB,1,[35] b. c1855,3 d. c1940,3 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, Q.C., NB.3

                             Rosanna:.

 

6.  Samuel2 Elderxe "Elder:Samuel" (David1), b. c1833 in New Brunswick,3,5 d. 01(02) Dec 1914 in Queens County, NB,3,21 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, NB.3  He married Margaret Linton Brownxe "Brown:Margaret Linton", married c1882,1 b. c1851 in New Brunswick,25 d. 28 Jan 1922 in Queens County, NB,[36] buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, NB.3

                             Children:

            39      i.     Samuel Opie3 Elderxe "Elder:Samuel Opie" b. 15 Dec 1883 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C. NB,30,1,3,[37] d. c1937,3 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, NB.3

                             Also known as "Opie S. Elder".

                             He married Hilda S Barrettxe "Barrett:Hilda S", married 12 Jun 1912 in Saint John, NB.[38]

            40      ii.   Jane Gertrude Elderxe "Elder:Jane Gertrude" b. 03 Oct 1885 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,1,37 occupation aka Gertrude Jane Elder.  She married William Thomas Lilleyxe "Lilley:William Thomas", married 09 Jun 1909 in Queens County, NB.[39]

            41      iii.  Anne Florence Elderxe "Elder:Anne Florence" b. 15 May 1889 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB.18,1,37  She married Charles Clarence Francisxe "Francis:Charles Clarence", married 22 Aug 1907 in Saint John, NB.18,32

 

8.  Moses2 Elderxe "Elder:Moses" (David1), b. c1838 in New Brunswick,5 d. 02 Feb 1922 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,6 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, NB.3  He married Adelaide Amelia Paulxe "Paul:Adelaide Amelia", married 22 Jul 1880 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Coote Hill, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB, by the Rev Joseph Smith,[40] b. c1853,1,5 d. 11 May 1933 in Saint John, NB,[41] buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, NB.3

                             Children:

            42      i.     David Allan Alexander ("Sandy")3 Elderxe "Elder:David Allan Alexander (\"Sandy\")" b. 10 Oct 1880 in Olinville, Queens County, NB, Canada,1,5,18 d. 20 Oct 1948 in Saint John, NB,[42] buried in Lyon Cemetery, Olinville, Queens County, NB.3  He married Amelia Emily Belyeaxe "Belyea:Amelia Emily", married 27 Sep 1905 in Saint John, NB,[43] b. 07 Oct 1883 in Olinville, Queens County, NB,18 (daughter of Alfred Darius Belyeaxe "Belyea:Alfred Darius" and Mary Elizabeth Loweryxe "Lowery:Mary Elizabeth"), d. 21 Jun 1983 in Saint John, NB,3 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Armstrong's Corner, CFB Gagetown, NB.3

            43      ii.   Charlotte Anne Elderxe "Elder:Charlotte Anne" b. 06 Jan 1888.1  She married Frederick W Loganxe "Logan:Frederick W", married 09 Jun 1909 in Queens County, NB,39 b. 21 Jul 1873 in New Brunswick, Canada.[44]

                             Frederick: Son of William and Martha (Titus) Logan.

 

9.  Eleanor Elizabeth2 Elderxe "Elder:Eleanor Elizabeth" (David1), b. 18 Aug 1842 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, British North America,[45] d. 29 Sep 1897 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 buried in St Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Oak Point, King's County, NB.45

     Following the birth of her youngest child, Olive, Eleanor suffered from what might be now termed post-partum depression that, not being treated effectively, rendered her an invalid for the ensuing 8 years until her death (source:  Stella (Tilley) Judd through Verna (Lourie) Deming).

     She married William Henry Tilleyxe "Tilley:William Henry", married 28 Nov 1865 in Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB, British North America,45 b. 08 Mar 1836 in Saint John, New Brunswick, British North America,45 (son of John Tilleyxe "Tilley:John" and Ann Corrxe "Corr:Ann"), d. 09 Feb 1899 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB, Canada,45 buried in St Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Oak Point, Kings County, NB, occupation schoolmaster.

     William: Appointed postmaster of Olinville, NB 4/1/1871, serving until resignation 6/3/1875. Is denoted as being from neighboring village of Vincent at marriage, presumably as a teacher there, both villages being part of the Petersville Parish; while residing in Olinville, he was subsequently appointed postmaster of Vincent 1/1/1898, serving until his death in Feb 1899 and succeeded by his daughter, Susan J Tilley.  He was appointed a justice of the peace 4/28/1879 (PANB F8504).  From his obituary, William H Tilley "was a plain original man, was an earnest Liberal in politics, and for some years past was an active force in local politics.  He had served at the council board some years ago.  Mr Tilley's personality was a strong feature.  He was a clever magistrate and very genial in his business and personal relations...he taught for 35 years successively."  He appears to have spent the majority of his teaching career as schoolmaster of the one-room school at Olinville, with his own 11 children among his pupils.

                             Children:

            44      i.     William3 Tilleyxe "Tilley:William" b. 11 Nov 1867 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 baptized 09 Dec 1868 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Q.C., NB,40 d. 02 Oct 1933 in Wentworth, NH,45,[46] buried in Warren Village Cemetery, Warren, NH.46  He married Sarah ("Sadie") Jane Merrillxe "Merrill:Sarah (\"Sadie\") Jane", married 26 Jun 1895 in Warren, NH,45,46 b. 29 Aug 1878 in Warren, NH,46 d. 02 Nov 1922 in Wentworth, NH,46 buried in Warren Village Cemetery, Warren, NH.46

                             Sarah: Daughter of Asa and Chastina (Merrill) Merrill.

            45      ii.   Rebecca Ann ("Annie") Tilleyxe "Tilley:Rebecca Ann (\"Annie\")" b. 29 Jul 1869 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 baptized 20 Feb 1872 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Q.C., NB,[47] d. 06 Jul 1907 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Armstrong's Corner, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB.3

                             Attributed to having had two boys that died in infancy and one girl in childbirth with mother (so far, have only found one official record of infant death).

                             She married George Louriexe "Lourie:George", married 26 Sep 1894 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB by the Rev WB Armstrong,47,[48] b. 22 Jan 1864 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,[49],[50],18 (son of George ("Lourie") Loweryxe "Lowery:George (\"Lourie\")" and Margaret Ann ("Heastey") Heastyxe "Heasty:Margaret Ann (\"Heastey\")"), d. 08 Mar 1913 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,49,18 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Armstrong's Corner, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,3 occupation aka George Lowrie.49

                             George: Following the death of his wife in Olinville, N.B., George moved his family to Unionville, CT in 1907, where his sister-in-law, Stella Tilley, kept house and cared for his three children while he worked as a delivery man from Hartford to Unionville (possibly with his brother, Thomas, who had emigrated to Unionville c1886 and ran a delivery service).  They lived in the second-floor apartment of the Charles Hitchcock home on Farmington Avenue, Unionville, before returning to Olinville, N.B. in 1909.

            46      iii.  Mary Eleanor Tilleyxe "Tilley:Mary Eleanor" b. 11 Jan 1871 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 baptized 20 Feb 1872 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Q.C., NB,40 d. 07 Jun 1888 in Saint John, NB, Canada,45 buried in St Paul's Anglican Churchyard, Greenwich, K.C., NB Canada.

            47      iv.   John Samuel Tilleyxe "Tilley:John Samuel" b. 27 Aug 1872 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 baptized 23 Nov 1873 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Q.C., NB,40 d. 18 Aug 1903 in Bristol, CT,[51],3 buried in Lyon Cemetery, Armstrong's Corner, Petersville Psh., Q.C., NB Canada.3

                             Died of a cerebral hemorrhage; was an ice peddler for Walter Norton of Bristol for approximately a year prior to his death and was a member of Evening Star Lodge #101, AF&AM, Unionville, having been raised a Master Mason in Sept. 1902.  In his Masonic application, he denoted his occupation as "farmer", living in (West) Avon.  As his application, and that of his then-future brother-in-law, Joseph C Thompson, were dated the same and recommended by the same person, it is conjectured that their friendship and the subsequent marriage of John's sister, Susan, to Joseph Thompson were catalysts to one another.

                            

                             1900 census:  enumerated as a boarder in Ward 4, Hartford, CT, occupation:  ice peddler (listed with other men also denoted as boarders/ice peddlers); his cousin, John Alfred Tilley was enumerated in household of Joseph Jutner in the Unionville section of Farmington, CT; Joseph Jutner was a member of the examining committee for John Samuel's Masonic application.  John was denoted to have been in the US since 1896.

                            

                             Rootsweb cemetery record denotes his death date as "Aug 12", but is believed to be in error.

            48      v.    David Alexander ("Sandy") Tilleyxe "Tilley:David Alexander (\"Sandy\")" b. 17 Mar 1874 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 baptized 15 Sep 1874 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Q.C., NB,40 d. 24 Jul 1952 in Bristol, CT,45 buried in West Cemetery, Bristol, CT.51,3

                             At time of his brother's, John, death in 1903, "Sandy" was living in Southwick, MA.  Subsequently he is denoted in the 1920 census in New Fairfield, CT, in partnership in a saw mill with Albert and William Retallick, having been in the US since 1896.  In the 1930 census he is denoted in Bridgewater, CT, and in the 1940 census in Roxbury, CT, both in the household of Ruben W Hawley.  After that he relocated and lived primarily in Bristol, CT, where he died and is buried.  Suffered from alcoholism later in life.

            49      vi.   Susan Jane Tilleyxe "Tilley:Susan Jane" b. 24 Sep 1875 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick,45 baptized 30 Oct 1875 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,40 d. 10 Dec 1918 at home, Sunrise Farm, (West) Avon, CT of kidney failure,45,[52] buried 13 Dec 1918 in West Avon Cemetery, Avon, CT.[53]

                             Appointed postmistress of Vincent, NB, succeeding her father, 2/1/1900, serving until her resignation 3/19/1901, whereupon she was succeeded by her cousin, David A. Elder.  It is assumed she resigned to move to the US, based on her subsequent marriage in 1902 in Avon, CT.

                             She married Joseph Carpenter Thompsonxe "Thompson:Joseph Carpenter", married 19 Nov 1902 at home, Sunrise Farm, (West) Avon, CT,45 b. 17 Feb 1870 at home, Sunrise Farm, (West) Avon, CT (son of Oliver Thompsonxe "Thompson:Oliver" and Margaret Carpenter Colvinxe "Colvin:Margaret Carpenter"), d. 19 Oct 1948 in Avon, CT of bladder cancer,53 buried 21 Oct 1948 in West Avon Cemetery, Avon, CT.53

                             Joseph: Was a State representative to the General Assembly from Avon; also served as First Selectman for Avon, among other numerous civic posts; a farmer and investor.  He was a member of Evening Star Lodge #101, AF&AM, Unionville, having been raised a Freemason in Oct. 1902. Served as Director of The West Avon Cemetery Association 1906-1948.

                            

                             Following the death of his first wife, in March 1919 he rented the downstairs tenement of Mrs Lawrence Sauer, 76 Main Street, Unionville, and moved there for a time (source:  Hartford Courant and 1920 census).

            50      vii. Elizabeth Emaline Tilleyxe "Tilley:Elizabeth Emaline" b. 22 Oct 1877 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 baptized 27 Oct 1877 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Q.C., NB,40 d. 08 Sep 1946 in Bristol, CT,45,51 buried in West Cemetery, Bristol, CT.3

                             PANB record of marriage denotes it in Saint John County in error.

                             She married Joseph Levi Whitexe "White:Joseph Levi", married 30 Apr 1902 in Petersville Parish, Queens County, NB,45,[54] b. 06 Feb 1878 in Welsford, Petersville Psh, Q.C., NB,[55],54,5 d. 04 May 1944 in Bristol, CT,55 buried in West Cemetery, Bristol, CT.55

                             Joseph: Son of William and Rachael (Allingham) White.   In the 1881 census, the William White family is found near the Lyon family of Petersville, NB.  The William White family lived in the house on the former Thomas Cooey grant on Coote Hill, Petersville Parish, which subsequently was inherited by Levi's unmarried sisters, Arabella and Phoebe.  Upon emigrating to the US c1905, Levi and Lizzie and their young family lived in a house on the Sunrise Farm, (West) Avon, CT (home of Lizzie's sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Joseph Thompson), before settling in Bristol, CT.

            51      viii.       James Crawford ("Crawf") Tilleyxe "Tilley:James Crawford (\"Crawf\")" b. 30 Mar 1879 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 baptized 12 Oct 1879 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,40 d. 10 Jan 1915 in Unionville, CT,45 buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Avon, CT.3

                             1900 census:  living as boarder with Thomas Lourie family on Farmington Avenue, Unionville, CT, having emigrated to the US in 1897, occupation:  market clerk.  Purchased fish business from PJ Murray in 1910 and operated Tilley's Meat Market in Unionville, CT, with his wife carrying on with the business with their son following his untimely death in 1915, until selling to George Burnett(?).

                             He married Mary Catherine ("Mame") Campionxe "Campion:Mary Catherine (\"Mame\")", married 10 Oct 1912 in St Mary Star of the Sea Church, Unionville,45,[56],[57] b. 07 Apr 1875 in New Britain, CT,[58] d. 03 Apr 1944 in Unionville, CT,58 buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Avon, CT.58

                             Mary: Daughter of Patrick H and Bridget A (Rourke) Campion of Unionville.

            52      ix.   Charles Lemuel ("Lem") Tilleyxe "Tilley:Charles Lemuel (\"Lem\")" b. 13 Feb 1881 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Q.C., NB,45 baptized 24 Apr 1881 in St Peter's Anglican Church, Q.C., NB,40 d. 28 May 1960 in Undercliff Hospital, Meriden, CT,45 buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John, NB, Canada.51

                             PANB record of marriage spells middle name as "Samuel" in error.  He was a machinist employed for several years by Upson Nut Company, Unionville, until it closed and moved to Cleveland, OH. He and his ill wife moved back to New Brunswick during the Depression until her death in 1931.  He subsequently returned and was employed as a landscaper for about 20 years at Miss Porter's School, Farmington, CT until, becoming increasingly depressed and non-functional with an anxiety condition, he was committed to Undercliff Hospital in Meriden, CT until his death in 1960.

                             He married Zella E Helena Harrisonxe "Harrison:Zella E Helena", married 25 Oct 1916 in Saint John, NB, Canada,45,[59],56 b. c1874 in New Jerusalem, Petersville Psh, Q.C., NB, d. 24 Oct 1931 in Saint John, NB Canada,[60] buried in Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John, NB.60

                             Zella: Daughter of Samuel Jordon and Jane (Smith) Harrison.

            53      x.    Florence Estella ("Stella") Tilleyxe "Tilley:Florence Estella (\"Stella\")" b. 25 Sep 1883 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada,45 d. 23 Apr 1971 in Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT of pulmonary embolus following hip surgery,53 buried 26 Apr 1971 in West Avon Cemetery, Avon, CT.53

                             Emigrated to Unionville, CT circa mid-1901 with her older and younger sisters, Susan and Olive, following their older brothers, finding employment as a domestic in West Hartford.  Subsequently kept house in Unionville for her widower brother-in-law, George Lourie and his three children, circa 1908-9, before the Louries returned to New Brunswick.  Having met Walter Judd of (West) Avon, a cousin of her brother-in-law, Joseph Thompson, she moved to the Thompsons' Sunrise Farm there shortly before her marriage; at her marriage there in 1910, she and Walter moved into what had been his paternal grandparents' farm in the Sleepy Hollow locality of (West) Avon until selling the farm and purchasing a home in Unionville, moving with their family in 1926.

                             She married Walter Horace Juddxe "Judd:Walter Horace", married 01 Jun 1910 at Sunrise Farm, (West) Avon, CT by the Rev. Luther Coburn,45,52 b. 30 Aug 1879 in Sleepy Hollow, (West) Avon, CT,52 (son of Edward Martin Juddxe "Judd:Edward Martin" and Frances Elizabeth Colvinxe "Colvin:Frances Elizabeth"), d. 12 Mar 1960 in Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT of heart failure following a stroke, buried 15 Mar 1960 in West Avon Cemetery, Avon, CT.53

                             Walter: Was the Treasurer (1905-1940), Clerk (1907-1958), and Deacon (1910-1960) of the West Avon Congregational Church, as well as serving as Superintendent of the Sunday School, and on the Board of Trustees of the church, and was the Secretary of The West Avon Cemetery Association (1902-1959) and Sexton of the cemetery for many years.  He was denoted as (deputy) Fire Warden for West Avon in 1910, served on the Avon Board of Selectmen 1914-17 and 1920-21, was elected Republican registrar of voters for Avon in 1918, and was appointed Avon dog warden in 1922.  Physician recording birth was George F Lewis MD; some public records of his birth are erroneously denoted as "Aug 31".  Walter lost his four little toes on his right foot in an April, 1904 accident while sawing wood for the church pastor, Rev. Dighton Moses, leading to lameness and the required use of a cane as he aged; reportedly was diagnosed with Addison's disease in old age.

                            

                             Following his graduation from Unionville High School, Class of 1897(?), Walter joined his father in farming their land in West Avon.  Upon selling and moving to Unionville in 1926, he worked in building maintenance at the Town Hall and the Farmington High School, before moving to the Junior School in West Hartford, from where he retired.

            54      xi.   Olive Mary Isabel Tilleyxe "Tilley:Olive Mary Isabel" b. 10 Feb 1889 in Olinville, Petersville Parish, Queens County, New Bruswick,45,[61] d. 26 Mar 1918 in Avon, CT of pulmonary tuberculosis,45,51,52 buried 29 Mar 1918 in West Avon Cemetery, Avon, CT.53

                             1910 census:  living with husband and in-laws on Harris Rd, (West) Avon, CT; emigrated with sisters, Susie and Stella, c1901.

                             PANB record of birth denotes second middle name as "Mabel" instead of Isabel; considered to be in error, based on family register spelling by father.

                             She married John Sherman Eddyxe "Eddy:John Sherman", married 30 Jun 1909 in Unionville, CT by Rev EC Fellows,45,58 b. 20 Feb 1887 in (West) Avon, CT,52 (son of Luther Sherman Eddyxe "Eddy:Luther Sherman" and Pheba Jane Goeweyxe "Goewey:Pheba Jane"), d. 12 Sep 1962 in Avon, CT,52 buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Avon, CT,52 occupation carpenter; housewright.

                             John: Built house on Farmington Avenue, Unionville later owned by Arthur and Hazel Johnson.  Lived in Unionville until 1913, moving to house in West Avon until cNov 1915, whereupon they moved back to Unionville, presumably into this new house.

 

 

 

 

 


 

[1]  Tillie Elder, teacher at Malmesbury, England, Elder Family Genealogical Chart - 1893.

[2]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick.

[3]  Gravestone.

[4]  Pedigree File.

[5]  1881 census, 1881 census  (familysearch.org).

[6]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F18930.

[7]  St Peter Anglican Church records.

[8]  1891 census  (familysearch.org).

[9]  (Ancestry.com).

[10]  1900 census.

[11]  Find A Grave  (findagrave.com / ancestry.com).

[12]  1940 census  (Church of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)).

[13]  Family Search - New Hampshire Deaths  (familysearch.org).

[14]  1920 census  (US Government).

[15]  1930 census.

[16]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F19379.

[17]  1871 Census  (familysearch.org).

[18]  Raymond Lourie.

[19]  1871 Census.

[20]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F9099.

[21]  Family Search - New Brunswick Provincial Deaths  (familysearch.org).

[22]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F9108.

[23]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F18975.

[24]  1861 Census  (familysearch.org).

[25]  1901 Census - Canada.

[26]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F19393.

[27]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F15581.

[28]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F19375.

[29]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F9093.

[30]  Olinville School records.

[31]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F13655.

[32]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F15926.

[33]  Maggie Elder (letter of 1/9/72).

[34]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F16143.

[35]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F15577.

[36]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, 18930.

[37]  Gertrude (Elder) Lilley, Letters to Mildred Ross  (8/18/1977, 9/5/1977, and 1/25/1978).

[38]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F15947.

[39]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F15935.

[40]  St Peter's Anglican Church records.

[41]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F18980.

[42]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F19589.

[43]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F15918.

[44]  Family Search - New Brunswick Provincial Returns of Birth  (familysearch.org).

[45]  William H Tilley, Family Register.

[46]  Adella E (Tilley) Ames.

[47]  St Peter's Anglican Church records, F15521.

[48]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F15521.

[49]  Verna (Lourie) Deming, Verna (Lourie) Deming.

[50]  Canadian Government, 1911 Census.

[51]  Obituary Notices - Hartford Courant  (The Hartford Courant).

[52]  Avon Vital Records.

[53]  West Avon Cemetery Record Book.

[54]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F15914.

[55]  Judith (White) Ramirez.

[56]  Wedding Invitation.

[57]  Unionville Museum calendar notes.

[58]  Farmington Vital Records.

[59]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F15968.

[60]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F18983.

[61]  Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, F13367.