Transcription of NOTE:First Families is a collection of genealogical ...
1 NOTE:First Families is a collection of genealogical information taken from various sources that were periodically submitted to the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. The information has not been verified against any official records. Since the information in First Families is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the information to verify its : Jesse Tabor born 2 Dec 1754 in Monmouth County, NJ of English parents, died 11 Jan 1844 at Upham, Kings County, NB, s/o Noah Tabor and Meribah Wollcott, married 16 May 1780 on Staten Island, Richmond County, NY, Elizabeth Wood b. 4 Jul 1763 at Schuylers Mountain, NJ, d. 6 Nov 1857 Upham, NB, d/o George Wood and Miss Hilliard: they came to NB in 1783 as Loyalists and first settled at Smithtown in Hampton Parish, Kings County: later settled in Uppham Parish, Kings County: Children: 1) George Tabor: 2) Jesse Tabor b. 24 Feb 1784 in Saint John, died 28 Mar 1877 Upham Parish, married (1st) 24 Jul 1806 in Hammond Parish, Mary Vaughan b.
2 23 Jul 1784 at Quaco, St. Martins, Saint John County, d. 23 Feb 1851 in Hammond Parish: had nine children: m. (2nd) 5 Oct 1850 Hiley Wilson: 3) Noah Tabor born c1787, died before 1851, m. Elizabeth or Betsey Rupert b. - , died before 1851: 4) Charles Tabor born c1789: 5) Meribah Tabor b. 1793, d. after 1827, m. 1809 Andrew Janks Sherwood b. - , d Apr 1827 Upham Parish: had eight children:6) Deborah Tabor b. 1795, m. William Rupert: had one son:7) Susan Tabor born 1797, m. Samuel Vaughan: 8) James Nayland Tabor born 15 Feb 1798 at Smithtown, died 11 Jun 1867, m. (1st) Mary Templeman or Templetown b. 1800 at St. Martins, died 13 Jun 1840: had seven children: they settled in Hammond Parish: m. (2nd) 3 Oct 1849 Saint John County, Hiley Wilson b. 16 Jan 1827 in Wickham Parish, Queens County, d. 16 Jan 1890 at Taborville or Hanford Brook, Saint Martins Parish: had six children. Sources: MC1/White #2: file contains a copy of A genealogical history of the descendants of Peter White of New Jersey, from 1670, and of William White and Deborah Tilton his wife: Loyalists by James White, page 7: Noah Tabor was the brother of Huldah Tabor who married Peter White: see MC80/2354 Saint John Branch, NBGS: Arrivals 99: our first Families in New Brunswick, page 266: see MC2973 Weldon U.
3 Pickle fonds: MS3J Tabor family: see also George L. Randall s Taber genealogy: descendants of Thomas, son of Philip Taber on microfilm reel F8053, pages 20-21, 40-41, : Adam Tait b. c1796 in Scotland, d. 1830, married Jane McDougall b. 1794 in Scotland: came to NB and settled at Chapmans Corner, Shediac Parish, Westmorland County: Only children mentioned: 1) Robert Keetch Tait died age 4: 2) Adam Tait Jr. settled near Scoudouc, Shediac Parish: he married Mary Stephenson born in Inniskellen, County Fermanagh, Ireland:3) Alexander Tait b. 1827. Sources: MC80/345 Fannie Chandler Bell s A history of old Shediac, New Brunswick, page 26: Mary s sisters Jane Stephenson and Ann Stephenson both settled in the Scoudouc area: see also MC2852 Purdy-Carter genealogical collection , MS1A: on microfilm reel F20981; see sheet for Adam : Alexander Tait b. 6 Aug 1791 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, d. 14 Nov 1859: came to NB and settled in Westmorland Parish in Westmorland County: m. 21 Oct 1826 in NB, Elizabeth McAllen b.
4 14 Nov 1804, died 23 Nov 1882 in Westcock, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County:Children mentioned:1) Edward Valentine Tait b. 1827 at Sackville, NB, d. 24 Apr 1893, m. 5 Sep 1852 Catherine Atkinson born 21 Dec 1829 at Sackville, d. 10 Sep 1893, d/o John and Lilly Atkinson: settled in Dorchester Parish and had nine children:2) William Tait born 1829:3) George Tait born 1834:4) Margaret Tait b. 1837:5) Patrick Tait born 1842:6) Blair B. Tait b. 1844, m. Aseneth Hicks:7) Cynthia A. Tait b. 1845:8) John Tait b. : MC2852 Purdy-Carter genealogical collection , MS2: on microfilm reel F20988; see sheet for Alexander Tait. TAIT: Samuel Tait born 1792 at Urripar, Kirkcudbright, Scotland s/o Robert Tait and Janet Mitchell: m. Sarah Murray b. c1796 Ireland and came to NB in 1816: family settled at Shediac, Westmorland County: Children: 1) Robert Tait b. 22 Dec 1826:2) Andrew Tait b. c1832, m. Jane Kinnear: 3) Janice/Janet Tait b. 25 Jan 1835: 3) Isabella Tait b. c1839: 4) John Tait b.
5 C1841: 5) Jane Tait b. c1846: 6) Samuel Tait b. c1848, m. Miss Atkinson: 7) Lavina Tait born c1850: 8) James Tait born c1852. Sources: MC1/Tait, 6 pages: see also MC2852 Purdy-Carter genealogical collection , MS1A: on microfilm reel F20981; see sheet for Samuel : William Tait b. c1811 in Ireland, d. c1886: he came to NB in 1837 and settled in Cardwell Parish, Kings County: m. Mary Gray b. c1817 in Ireland: Children: 1) Ann Tait b. c1839: 2) John Tait born c1841, married 5 Nov 1872 Elizabeth Moody of Upham, Kings County: 3) William Tait born c1843 at Cardwell, NB, m. 7 Sep 1874 Celia Jane Orr: 4) Margaret Tait born c1845: 5) Robert Tait b. c1847: 6) Samuel James Tait b. Mar 1848: 7) Daniel Tait b. 17 Feb 1850, d. 1928, m. 1895 Celia Jane Orr b. - , d. 1930: 8) Rebecca Tait. Sources: MC1/Paisley, 22 pages: see also MC80/1790 Ken Kanner s Early Families revisited, page : Alexander John Talbert b. in Glasgow, Scotland: came to NB and settled in St. Stephen, Charlotte County: married May 1877 in Saint John, Ellen Isabel Laura Deacon b.
6 31 Dec 1858 Kentish Town, London, England: Children: 1) William Henry Talbert b. 9 Dec 1878 Houlton, ME, married Agnes Hand: 2) Marion Elizabeth Talbert born 12 Oct 1880 in St. Stephen, NB, m. Fred Davenport: 3) Ellen Cordelia Talbert b. 29 Aug 1882 in St. Stephen, d. unm. Sep 1972: 4) Allen Alexander Talbert b. 25 Jul 1884, d. 3 Mar 1960, m. Amy McMann born in Saint John: 5) Laura Estella Talbert b. 12 May 1886, d. 16 Feb 1962, m. Harold Evans: 6) Arthur Frederick Talbert b. 4 Aug 1889, died 9 Nov 1956, married Grace Crowell: 7) Hazel Minnie Florence Talbert b. 10 Sep 1891, m. Granville Keirstead, born at Scotch Ridge, Charlotte County. Source: MC80/2354 Saint John Branch, NBGS: Arrivals 99: our first Families in New Brunswick, page : Alexander Tapley born c1740 at Topsfield, MA, died Oct 1824 in Sunbury County, NB, s/o Samuel Tapley and Abigail Goodhall: came from Newburyport, MA to NB in 1767 and settled in Maugerville, Sunbury County: married (1st) 9 Dec 1762 at Topsfield, MA, Sarah Hood baptized 19 Jun 1743 at Topsfield, died Nov 1785, d/o Nathaniel Hood and Abigail Potter: m.
7 (2nd) 29 Mar 1795 at Maugerville, NB, Mrs. Susannah (Hood) Kinney born 27 Oct 1745 at Topsfield, MA, d/o Nathaniel Hood and Abigail Potter and widow of Israel Kinney: Children are listed in a random order (there is no agreement among sources): 1) possibly, Miss Tapley m. Andrew Kinney:2) Nathaniel Tapley born c1765, m. 21 Mar 1790 in Maugerville, Margaret Godsall: settled in Dumfries, Parish, York County: left the province by 1823: 3) Sarah A. Tapley b. c1768, died 1836, m. William A. Carr probably born in Massachusetts, d. 1834: settled in Burton Parish, Sunbury County and had nine children:4) Huldah/Huldy Tapley born c1769, m. 31 Dec 1789 at Maugerville, Oliver Peabody s/o Francis Peabody and Mary Brown:5) Susan Tapley b. - , died c1840, probably m. Benjamin Rockwell b. 17 Jan 1761 at Cornwallis, NS, d. 1848, s/o Jonathan Rockwell and Margaret Bush: first settled in Sunbury County, then in Carleton County: had eleven children. 6) Hannah Olive Tapley b. 24 Dec 1776 at Maugerville, d.
8 1858 in Sunbury County: m. 6 Dec 1792 in Sunbury County, Samuel Smith: settled in Burton Parish, Sunbury County and had nine children: 7) Abigail Tapley b. c1778, m. Rev. Jonathan Shaw: 8) Elizabeth Tapley m. Edward Hill: 9) Allan Tapley b. - , d. 18 Aug 1827:Sources: MC80/741 George Hayward s Kenny-Kenney-Kinney genealogical notes, pg. 2: see also MC80/596 Harriet S. Tapley s Genealogy of the Tapley family, pages 8-12: Alexander s brother Samuel Tapley born c1745, married Mary - : came to NB and had at least one child: sister Huldah Tapley married Asa Kimball and settled for a time in NB: see also MC1396 George Hayward genealogical fonds, MS1C The Hayward collection , A681, A682, A742, A837, A542, 7 pages: see also MC80/2856 Nancy L. Melary s The life and times of Henry Downey Smith and his wife Willie Alberta Carr of Geary, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada and Bucoda, Thurston County, Washington, USA, pages 455-459: order of children differs among sources. TAPLEY: James Robert Tapley b.
9 16 Feb 1754 at Kittery, Maine, d. 10 Feb 1799, s/o William Tapley and Rebecca Briar formerly of Portsmouth, NH: James first lived in Boston, MA and was a shipbuilder: went to Ireland about 1782 and married in Cork, Mary O Brien or Mary Bryan b. 20 May 1751 in Ireland, d. 10 Jan 1823: this family came to NB in 1792: settled at Oromocto, Burton Parish, Sunbury County: Children are listed in an estimated order: 1) John B. Tapley b. 12 Mar 1783 in Cork, m. (1st) Miss Estabrooks: had five children: m. (2nd) Annie Verner: had eight children: first settled in Sunbury County then moved to Saint John: 2) James Tapley b. - in Cork, d. Nov 1864, m. Miss Toy: settled in Sheffield and had seven children: 3) David Tapley born 27 May 1791 in Cork, d. 30 Nov 1869 m. 15 May 1819 Sheffield Parish, Hannah Fletcher, a native of NS, b. 27 Jul 1795, d. 14 May 1846: had ten children: they moved to Saint John in 1847: 4) William Tapley b. - , died 1847: he returned to Ireland at age 20: married and had at least one son: 5) Ann Tapley b.
10 1794, died 1882, m. John S. Brown, a Loyalist, born 1784, died 1878, s/o Zachariah Bernard Brown and Annis Skidmore: 6) Mary Tapley married 28 Oct 1828 in Maugerville Parish, Joseph or John Buswell of Bangor, ME. Sources: MC1156 Graves Papers: David Tapley, 2 pages: see also MC80/338 I. Allen Jack s Biographical Review, pages 118-120 and 399-400 which says James Robert Tapley was born in Providence, RI: see also MC80/596 Harriet S. Tapley s Genealogy of the Tapley family, pages 7-8, 11 and 15-17: see also MC80/1397 Daniel F. Johnson s New Brunswick lineages, pages 10 to 11: see also MC80/2354 Saint John Branch, NBGS: Arrivals 99: our first Families in New Brunswick, page 267: see also MC1396 George Hayward genealogical fonds, MS1C The Hayward collection , A697, 1 : John Tarris (Terris, Tarrice) b. c1784 in Ireland or in NS, d. after 1851: came to NB and settled in Hillsborough Parish, Albert County: possibly married Elizabeth Woodworth born c1789 in NB, died after 1851, d/o Joseph Woodworth: may have had ten children:Possible children:1) Asa Tarris born c1809, m.