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 accuracy. WADDELL: James Alexander Waddell b. 1789 at Lesmahagow in Lanark, Scotland, died 1865, seventh child of John Waddell and Jean Thomson: he came to NB in 1819: settled at Reeds Point in Kingston Parish, Kings County: m. (1st) - : m. (2nd) Margaret Brodie born c1795 in Scotland, died Apr 1865: Children of first wife: 1) Boy: born in Scotland 2) Ann Waddell born in Scotland: m. at Biggar, Scotland, Thomas Martin: came to NB about 1839: Children of second wife: 3) Susannah Charteris Waddell born 10 Jun 1821, died 26 Apr 1901 in Saint John, m. 26 Dec 1844 in Kingston Parish, John S. MacMurray born c1818 at Duntocher, Scotland, died 16 Mar 1900 in Saint John: 4) James Waddell b.
2 C1826, died 21 Jul 1899, m. 29 Dec 1859 Abigail Prince born 3. Nov 1837, d. 8 Apr 1868: had issue: 5) Alexander Waddell born 9 Nov 1828, d. 8 Feb 1901, married 12 Feb 1852. Elizabeth Tolston b. - , d. 10 Dec 1911: 6) John Waddell b. 24 Dec 1830, d. 10 May 1883, m. 14 Jan 1858 Elizabeth Dean: 7) Margaret Waddell born 27 Jan 1833, d. after 1891, m. 28 Mar 1850 John Brown b. - , d. after 1891: 8) David Waddell b. 6 Mar 1835, d. 5 Apr 1881, married 24 Dec 1857 Mary Susannah Brown b. - , d. after 1891: 9) Edward Charters Waddell b. 21 Aug 1838, m. 29 Dec 1859 at Saint John, Sarah Jane Logue b. - , died 2 Oct 1911. Source: MC80/2354 Saint John Branch, NBGS: Arrivals 99: our first Families in New Brunswick, page 281: widow Mary Susannah (Brown) married (2nd) 7 Jul 1883. William Marshall: see also MC2657 NBGS Generations Vol. 21, No. 2, Summer 1999, Ann Waddell's The Reeds Point beginning, pages 6-8: see also MC2657. NBGS Generations Volume 22, No. 4, Winter 2000, Sandra Devlin's Book reviews: Ann Waddell et.
3 Al. The Waddells from Reeds Point (Kings County, ) and beyond, page 45. WADDELL: James Waddell born c1811 in Clough, County Down, Ireland, d. 2 Aug 1871, m. Elizabeth - b. c1811 in Ireland: came to NB before 1838 and settled in Saint Stephen Parish, Charlotte County: Children: 1) Francis Waddell b. c1836, d. 28 Sep 1844: 2) Alice Waddell born c1838 in NB. Sources: MC80/2089 Charlotte County Branch: St. Stephen Rural Cemetery, pages 89-90: see also Charlotte County census records: surname was also spelled Waddle. WADE, Philip see under WEADE, Philip WADE: Thomas Wade came from Rhode Island to NB in 1783 as a Loyalist and settled in Saint John: the name of his wife is not provided: the only child mentioned was, Peter Wade b. c 1761, d. 1816, m. Sarah Ansley d/o Ozias Ansley: settled in Saint John and had issue: Source: MC300 York-Sunbury Historical Society collection , MS15/9, pages 109-110. WADSWORTH: Abner Wadsworth b. 18 Jun 1801 in Litchfield, ME, died 1 Mar 1867 at Cedar Rapids, IA, s/o Aaron Wadsworth and Lucy Stevens: came to NB and briefly settled in St.
4 David, Charlotte County: later moved to Calais, ME: m. c1820. Jennette H. Towers b. c1803 in St. David, died 28 Apr 1891 in Minneapolis, MN: they had eight children; only one born in NB was, Deborah Wadsworth b. c1824 in St. David, d. 3 Jan 1903 Calais, m. 10 Nov 1844 in Calais, ME William McDonald: Abner and Jennette had seven more children in Calais. Source: MC80/2711 Thelma Eye Brooks' Calais Maine Families , page 172. WAGER: Allan Wager born in Sussex or in Morris County, NJ s/o Andrew Wager and Elizabeth Allen: he came to NB in 1783 as a Loyalist and settled at Picadilly in Cardwell Parish, Kings County: wife's name is not provided: Children are listed in an estimated order: 1) Mary Wager born c1768, d. 1857 in Kings County, m. 1790 Christopher Sheck b. 31 Nov 1778, d. 14 Feb 1841: 2) Johanna Wager born c1771 at Sussex, NJ, died after 1851, m. c1793 Giles Brown Goddard b. c1771 in Boston, MA, died after 1849, s/o Giles Goddard and Catherine Brown: they settled at South Branch in Cardwell Parish, Kings County: had issue: 3) Bethia Wager born 15 Feb 1789 at Sussex, Kings County, NB, d.
5 25 May 1828, m. 8 Oct 1812, as his second wife, Samuel Freeze, of Upper Settlement, Cardwell Parish, Kings County b. 1778 at Point de Bute, Westmorland County, NB, died 1844, s/o William Freeze and Mary Bulmer Freeze: they settled at Penobsquis, Cardwell Parish and had issue. Sources: MC80/1 Grace Aiton's The story of Sussex and vicinity page 21: see MC80/1397 Daniel F. Johnson's New Brunswick lineages, pages 124-125 and 222 to 225: see MC80/2354 Saint John Branch, NBGS: Arrivals 99: our first Families in New Brunswick, page 281. WAINHOUSE: William Wainhouse, youngest s/o Thomas Wainhouse of Lee House, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, died before 13 Jul 1880, married 26 Nov 1872. Jane Ann Burrell eldest d/o Robert Burrell and Ann Piercy of Manners Sutton Parish in York County: the only child mentioned was, Ann Wainhouse born c1874, died 20 Feb 1877. Source: MC80/2504 Jocelean S. Hall et. al. Harvey Settlement Cemetery 1837-1999: widow Jane Ann (Burrell) Wainhouse m. (2nd) Peter McClymont.
6 WAITE: Benjamin Franklin Waite born 26 Dec 1801 in Hubbardston, MA, died 23. Feb 1875, s/o Nathaniel Waite and Mercy Lamson: married (1st) 30 Apr 1826 in Calais, ME, Hannah Townsley Todd b. 27 May 1807 Eastport, ME, d. 16 Dec 1855. in Calais: had nine children: m. (2nd) 1 Mar 1857 Calais, Nancy Folsom Shedd b. 31. Jan 1805 in Eastport, d. 12 Mar 1875 in Calais: had no issue: family came to NB and settled in St. Stephen, Charlotte County but moved to Calais, ME by 1837: Children born in St. Stephen, NB of first wife: 1) Charles Waite born 1 May 1828, died 22 Aug 1922, m. 18 Oct 1861 at St. Stephen, Frances Elizabeth Pike b. - , d. 5 Jan 1887, d/o William Cornelius Pike Jr. and Frances Campbell Todd: 2) Mary Elizabeth Waite born 26 Jan 1830, d. 27 Jan 1886 in Winthrop, MA, married 3 Nov 1852 in Calais, William Deming Jr.: 3) Henry Hoyt Waite born 20 Sep 1832, d. 13 Nov 1863 at Washington, DC: 4) Benjamin Franklin Waite born 30 Jan 1835, died after 1875: 5) Benjamin and Hannah had five more children in Calais, ME.
7 Source: MC80/2711 Thelma Eye Brooks' Calais Maine Families , pgs 172-74. WAKEM: John Wakem b. 1776 in England, d. 1855, married Ann M. - b. 1782, died 1838: came to NB and settled in Wicklow Parish, Carleton County: the only child mentioned was, Thomas Wakem b. 1817 in England, d. 1908, m. Mary Ann Foley b. 1821 at Greenfield, Wicklow Parish, Carleton County, d. 1906: settled at Greenfield, Wicklow Parish, Carleton County: had children. Source: MC80/1397 Daniel F. Johnson's New Brunswick lineages, pages 4-5. WALES: James Wales born 1806, died 27 Dec 1872: settled in Saint John: m. 19. May 1834 in Saint John, Clementina Jamieson born 1813 in Glasgow, Scotland, d. 1. Aug 1862: Survived by: 1) James Wales m. 12 Oct 1864 Margaret Nixon: settled in Saint John and had children: 2) Robert Wales: 3) William Wales born in 1840, died 7 Apr 1880: 4) John Wales: 5) Margaret Wales married Jared Green: 6) Clementina Wales m. John McKillop: Pre-deceased by: 1) Janet Wales born in 1842, Sep 1842.
8 Source: MC80/2592 Graeme F. Somerville's A library of stone pages and other records of the Wesleyan burial ground, Saint John, NB, page 252. WALKER: James Walker b. c1786 Dumfriesshire, Scotland, d. 9 Sep 1832, m. Mary Cowden b. in Urr Parish, County Kirkcudbright, Scotland d/o John Cowden: came to NB and settled at Richibucto in Kent County: Children born in Urr Parish, Scotland: 1) Jean Walker born 1812, married 23 Feb 1837 at Richibucto, John Black: 2) Agnes Walker b. 1815, m. 15 Nov 1838 Richibucto, Hector Livingstone: 3) William Walker born 1817: 4) John Walker b. 1820: 5) Sarah Walker b. 1823, m. George Warren: 6) James Walker born 1826. Source: MC80/2249 Verna M. Hoffman's Christopher McConchie family, section #. 9. WALKER: James Walker (Rev.) b. 1788 in Edinburgh, Scotland, died 6 Jan 1878, m. Flora Lowe b. 1784, d. 21 Jul 1867: came to NB in 1823 and settled in Saint George Parish, Charlotte County: only child mentioned was, Nancy Walker b. c1824. in NB. Source: MC2657 NBGS Generations Vol.
9 23, No. 2, Summer 2001, Charlene Beney's Private burial plots in and around St. George, , pg. 42: also see the Charlotte County census returns. WALKER: James Walker b. c1817 at Dunblane, Scotland, d. 1863, married Agnes Kellick b. c1822 in Scotland, d. 1864: came to NB and settled at Spring Brook, Weldford Parish, Kent County: Children mentioned: 1) Mary Walker b. 1845: 2) James Walker b. 1848: 3) Margaret Walker b. 1851: 4) Agnes Doherty Walker b. 1855: 5) Jane Walker b. 1857, d. 1947, m. Thomas William Cail b. 1853 at Fords Mills, Weldford Parish, d. 1925, s/o Thomas William Cail and Jessie Irving: 6) Sarah Walker b. 1858: 7) Ann Elizabeth Law Walker b. 1860. Source: MC80/1397 Daniel F. Johnson's New Brunswick lineages, pages 104-105: also see Kent County census returns which lists James Walker's brother, William Walker b. 1829 at Dunblane, Scotland as living in the same house. WALKER: James Courtney Walker born c1824 in Ireland: he came to NB: first settled in Sussex Parish, Kings County, then moved to Saint John: married Elizabeth/Betsey Smith b.
10 C1829 in Hampton Parish, Kings County, d. 11 Sep 1908. in Saint John, d/o Richard and Margaret Smith: Children: 1) Phoebe J. Walker b. 1860 in Sussex Parish, died 27 Jan 1882 in Saint John: 2) Isabella Walker b. 1864: 3) Eliza Jennie Walker b. 23 Oct 1866, d. 6 Dec 1930 in Saint John, married Charles William Walker born c1857 in Germany, died 11 Jul 1941 in Saint John: (he changed his surname to Walker): 4) Thomas Stewart Walker born 29 Oct 1871 in Saint John, d. 1966 in Saint John, m. 14 Sep 1910 in Saint John, Jennie Pearl Waycott b. 1890, d. 22 Feb 1950 in Saint John. Source: MC80/2354 Saint John Branch, NBGS: Arrivals 99: our first Families in New Brunswick, pages 281-282. WALKER: John Walker b. 1779 in Ireland, d. 1863, married Ann - born 1784 in Ireland, d. 1869: this family settled in Sussex Corner, Kings County: Children: 1) James Walker born 1805, d. 1889, m. Elizabeth Friars b. 1812, d. 1875: went to Ontario about 1859: 2) Eliza Jane Walker born 1806, married Patrick Reardon born 1791: 3) Elizabeth Ann Walker b.