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Family: Capt. David BEARS / Dorcas WHITMAN (F400)

m. 16 Jan 1819


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  • Father | Male
    Capt. David BEARS

    Born  18 Oct 1796  Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  27 Nov 1796  Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Sep 1873  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  30 Sep 1873  Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  16 Jan 1819  [1]  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  David BEARS | F397 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Thankful CAHOON | F397 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Dorcas WHITMAN

    Born  5 May 1800  Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  18 Apr 1889  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  20 Apr 1889  Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Abraham WHITMAN | F440 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Hannah WEBBER | F440 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    James Whitman BEARS

    Born  20 Nov 1819  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Dec 1896  Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Cloverville Road Cemetery, Antigonish, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Sarah A. BEARS

    Born  22 Apr 1821  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Dorcas Letitia BEARS

    Born  20 Oct 1822  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    Rev. Abraham Whitman BEARS

    Born  1824   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    Mercy Caroline BEARS

    Born  27 Nov 1825  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13 Feb 1918  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  Feb 1918  Murray River Pioneer Cemetery, Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Captain John William HORTON | F216 
    Married  9 Feb 1850  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Male
    Isaac Alfred BEARS

    Born  30 Oct 1827  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 May 1901  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Murray Harbour North Cemetery, Lot 63, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Rebecca Thamar MALAY | F2727 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Male
    David Albert BEARS

    Born  6 Apr 1830  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    Rebecca Elizabeth BEARS

    Born  4 Dec 1831  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Nov 1909   
    Buried    Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Hannah Eliza BEARS

    Born  24 Jul 1833  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Jan 1905  Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 10 | Male
    John Francis BEARS

    Born  10 Nov 1835  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 11 | Female
    Henrietta Jean BEARS

    Born  5 Sep 1838  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Jan 1907   
    Buried    Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Charles Thorne BREHAUT | F36 
    Married  13 Jun 1860  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 12 | Male
    Henry Alline BEARS

    Born  29 Dec 1841  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1909  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Priscilla Jane HAWKINS | F853 
    Married  8 Feb 1866   

    Child 13 | Male
    George Whitfield BEARS

    Born  1 Feb 1844  Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • Notes  Address:
    • In 1852 David BEARS moved to P.E.I.; the family followed in September of the next year.

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] BROOKS Family History, Doug Stobbs, (2002).