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James Whitman BEARS

Male 1819 - 1896  (77 years)


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  • Name James Whitman BEARS 
    Born 20 Nov 1819  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Dec 1896  Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Cloverville Road Cemetery, Antigonish, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Cloverville Road Cemetery
    Antigonish, Nova Scotia
    Canada 
    • Memorial stone reads: In Memory of James W. BEARS/ Died/ Dec 10th. 1896/ Aged 77 years/ Also his wife/ Rachel GORDON/ Died/ June 19, 1902/ Aged 93 yrs and 3 mos.
    Notes 
    • James Whitman BEARS and Rachel GORDON took out a marriage bond at Antigonish, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1849. [2, 3]
    Person ID I1431  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2019 

    Father Capt. David BEARS,   b. 18 Oct 1796, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1873, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Dorcas WHITMAN,   b. 5 May 1800, Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1889, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1819  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address 1852  Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • In 1852 David BEARS moved to P.E.I.; the family followed in September of the next year.
    Family ID F400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    2. [S591] Website: Find a Grave, (www.findagrave.com).

    3. [S767] Marriage Bond.

    4. [S227] Book: Past and Present of Prince Edward Island : Embracing a concise review of its early settlement, development, and present conditions., Donald Alexander MacKinnon; Alexander Bannerman Warburton., (Published 1906? original text scanned online at http://www.ourroots.ca/e/).