Mary McDANIEL born circa 1791 Ireland died 5/15/1874 St. David Charlotte NB; immigrated 1831
Spouse: Robert DEACON, Sr. born circa 1791 Ireland, died 1/21/1874 St. David Charlotte NB; immigrated 1831; farmer
Children: Mary born circa 1831 died 11/5/1853 St. David, "idiot" per 1851 census; John born 5/6/1822, immigrated 1831, laborer, died 1/6/1905 St. James Parish married Rachel Claxton 9/1/1855); Elizabeth born circa 1827 Ireland died 1911 NB; Robert born circa 1825 Ireland, died 9/17/1895 Tower Hill St. David, married Mary Pepper 11/1/1853 (Robert Deacon, 24, immigrated 1831, nephew-in-law living with Peppers 1851 Census, Mary, 19, was adopted immigrated 1845 with Peppers); Joseph, farmer, born circa 1833 St. David married Sarah Irvin 11/13/1859; George born circa 1835 St. David, died 1890 PEI, married Jane Crockett of Queens PEI
Elizabeth "Eliza" DEACON born circa 1827 Ireland, [per 1851 census] came to NB 1831, died 5/8/1911 Tower Hill NB Canada, have photo of Elizabeth & William's grave stone
Spouse: William WILSON born 7/9/1822 Newton Hamilton Co Armagh N. Ireland, came to NB 1836, died 10/13/1908 buried Oak Bay NB; married NB; immigrated 1836
Children: Mary Jane born 7/22/1851 died 5/28/1910 married William McDOWELL Bocabec NB buried Waite ME, also married Thomas Rogerson & ? Fenlason; Frederick (Fred) born 8/21/1849 married Lillian Matilda Tupper from Topsfield 3/1/1892, marriage bonds 1892 (daughter of Charles Tupper and Emeline Sprague; John married a Hill of Hills Point NB; David married a woman from Calif.; George married Agnes McDowell of Pennfield NB; Sarah Ann born 9/17/1860 Charlotte Co. NB married ? McDonald ; Maria E. married William Gray of S. Penobscot ME, marriage bonds 1890
Aunt Mae always referred to "Eliza" Deacon. Did not know until saw photo of grave stone that her name was Elizabeth.
St. Croix Courier 10/15/1908: Died, Wilson, at Oak Bay, October 13th, William Wilson, aged 86 years, 3 months, 4 days. 5/11/1911: Died Wilson, at Tower Hill, May 8, Eliza, relict of William Wilson, aged 87.
The NB Census of 1851, Charlotte Co. Vol 1, St. David: p. 30. William, 30, Irish, husband, farmer: prop., 1836; Eliza, 24, Irish, wife, 1831; Frederic, 2, NB, son, birth; Mary J., 6 wks., NB, daughter, birth.
Provincial Archives of NB 1871 Directory: Wilson, William; Farmer; Oak
Bay, St. Davids, Charlotte Co.
ancestry.com: Robert Deacon born about 1796 of Irln; wife Mary McDaniel born abt 1800 of Irln; children John Deacon born 5/6/1822 of Irln, died 1/6/1905 Beaconsfield NB. John Deacon married Rachel Claxton 9/4/1855 Tower Hill, Charlotte NB; children born at Tower Hill: James Robert, Lydia Ann, Mary Jane born 1/12/1860 Tower Hill, Jerimiah, George Franklin, Bertha Ella born 11/3/1865, Benjamin, William John Claxton, Sarah Elizabeth born 7/30/1871 married Eugene Thornton 12/26/1894 St. Stephen, Joseph Henry born 7/25/1873 Tower Hill, Alice Maud born 6/10/1875 married Lorenzo Armstrong, Charlotte Edith born 6/18/1877 married Mr. Douglas, Laura Mabel born 8/2/1880, Cerisa Grace born 8/8/1883. Ruth Ann Deacon born circa 1869 Tower Hill married Robert McKnight 4/16/1890 Oak Bay. Charles R. Hatt born about 1869 Mars Hill Aroostook ME died 5/21/1900 Calais ME; wife Ella Deacon born about 1871 Tower Hill St. Stephen NB.
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