James WILSON born circa 1789 Mullaglass, Ballymore, Armagh, Ireland; farmer St. David Charlotte NB, immigrated 1836; died 12/22/1877 buried St. James Oak Hill Church Road Cemetery
Spouse: Sarah Jane ? born circa 1785 Ireland, died 6/15/1864 Tower Hill, immigrated 1836
Children: William born 7/9/1822 Newton Hamilton Armagh Northern Ireland immigrated 1836; Agnes Elizabeth 8/12/1813 Ireland died 8/24/1892 Moore's Mill NB, married William Connick; John 2/251819 Armagh died 7/22/1895 Arcata, CA married Mary Ann Hewitt; Henry 1830-1880 married Amanda Thomson; Robert born 1823 died 1880 St. David NB
William WILSON born 7/9/1821-2 Newtown Hamilton County Armagh Northern Ireland, came to NB 1836, died 10/13/1908 buried Oak Bay NB, have photo of William & Elizabeth's grave stone in Oak Bay NB cemetery
Spouse: Elizabeth "Eliza" DEACON born 9/14/1823 Ireland, came to NB 1831, died 5/8/1911 Tower Hill NB married 9/19/1848 Charlotte Co NB
Children: Mary Jane born 7/22/1851 died 5/28/1910 age 59 yr 2 mo of cancer of liver, buried Waite ME [Talmadge per death certificate], married William McDOWELL Bocabec NB also married Thomas Rogerson 12/24/1884 NB & Stanley W. Fenlason 4/2/1892 Topsfield ME, Stanley married Elisa Glidden, parents George & Sarah, widow, 11/14/1911; Frederick (Fred) William born 8/21/1849 married Lillian Matilda Tupper from Topsfield 3/1/1892 (daughter of Charles Tupper and Emeline Sprague), marriage bonds 1892 Film #F-9113 Ref. 1892-03/01 Robert Black co-signer ; John born 1853 - 1854 married Mary Hill of Hills Point NB 3/17/1884; David born 1856 - 1857, died 4/2/1914 St. Stephen NB, married Mary A. Bell, died Milltown ME; George born 6/18/1858 died 12/5/1925 Tower Hill married Agnes McDowell of Pennfield NB; Sarah Ann born 9/17/1860 Charlotte Co. NB married ? McDonald, child was Oswald P of Portland ME, 1830 census, age 69, living in Portland ME with son & daughter-in-law Cecelia - Sarah's last name was Bubier; 1820 census age 59 housekeeper for Caswells, immigrated 1880 not naturalized; Maria E. born 1862 - 1863 married William L. Gray of S. Penobscot ME 12/23/1890 at Church of the Assention, Tower Hill, marriage bonds 1890 New Brunswick Film #F-9113 Ref. 1890-12/23 George Wilson co-signer, her child was Ethel May, Maria died 1891 when Ethel was 2 weeks old. [all Wilson children born Oak Bay, St. David Parish]
Several years ago Arnold and Joyce Davis visited Sarah Jane Wilson Pomeroy, called Jane, in Calais. Her father was Frederick Wilson, brother of Mary Jane who married William McDowell. Jane told them that she lived with Sadie and Ham Davis when she was young and working in the mills in Milltown. She said Sadie used to make dresses for her and made her feel like a part of the family and that she loved her very much.
NB Records http://gov.nb.ca/ Marriages: Wilson, Frederick to Tupper, Lillian, Charlotte Co. 3/1/1892, Film F14020, Code B4/1892, #2788. NB Birth Records: Sarah Ann Wilson, Female, born 1860 September 17, Place: Country; County: Charlotte; CD 2; BK 1; Page 163; Num 69; fnum F13366.
The NB Census of 1851, Charlotte Co. Vol I.
St. David: Wilson, p. 49, Ann, 46, Irish, widow, farmer: prop.
1830; Rachael, 16, NB, daughter, birth; Agnes, 13, NB, daughter,
birth; William John, 11, NB, son, birth; Robert, 9, NB, son,
birth; Mary A., 7, NB, daughter, birth; Amy A., 4, NB, daughter,
Provincial Archives of NB 1871 Directory: Wilson,
William; Farmer; Oak Bay, St. Davids, Charlotte Co.
Stanley S. Fenlason, Mary Jane Wilson McDowell Rogerson Fenlason's third husband - born in Crawford Maine to William M. Fenlason Jr. and Elivira Olive Scott. Stanley & Mary Jane were married on April 2, 1892 in Topsfield, ME. Stanley married again on November 14, 1911 to Eliza Colle. per Donna Furlong
Irish Immigrants in the NB Census of 1851
Calais - Ruby A. Marshall 96, died Dec. 9, 1995, at her residence on Lafayette Street. She was born in Baileyville 4/6/1899, the daughter of Frederick and Lillian (Tupper) Wilson. She was a member of St. Anne's Episcopal Church of Calais. Ruby was employed by Calais Regional Hospital until her retirement in October 1972. She was predeceased by her husband, S. Sterling Marshall in 1958. She is survived by one son, Sterling I. Marshall of Chatham MA; one daughter, Phoebe Wilson of Calais; one sister, Sarah Jane Pomeroy of Calais; eight grandchildren: Brian, Kevin, Sterling, Jr., Dana, Divina and Megan Marshall.
Any relation? m. St. George (Charlotte Co.) 9th inst., Ebenezer SPINNEY, Jr., St. George / Miss Mary Jane WILSON, Pennfield. SOURCE: St. Andrews Standard (December 11, 1844).
St James Oak Hill Church Road Cemetery
Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Pennfield, NB: In memory of/ William Wilson/ died/ 26th August 1849/ Aged 58 years./ Also his wife/ Jane/ died Jan. 4, 1853/ Aged 59 years. TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE: Wilson stone partial buried, and only William Wilson's name is now visible.
St. Croix Courier:
Died August 11, 1930,
Frederick Wilson age 80, at Calais.
Freeholders Record: Surname
Wilson, Forename Thomas, Address Newtownhamilton, Name of Landlord
Alexander Hamilton, Co. Armagh, Date of Registry 1832, Candidates N.
[Mary J. Wilson married Gilbert Fenlason 4/30/1887 Penobscot Co. per ME Marriage Records - this is NOT my Mary Jane]
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