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Mercy Caroline BEARS

Female 1825 - 1918  (92 years)


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  • Name Mercy Caroline BEARS  [1
    Born 27 Nov 1825  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Address 1911  Gladstone, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Feb 1918  Murray River Pioneer Cemetery, Murray River, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Address:
    Murray River
    Murray River, KIngs, P.E.I. 
    • Memorial inscription: Mercy Caroline Horton, his wife, born Nov. 27, 1825, died Feb 13, 1918. At rest. Buried with her husband and daughter, Adelia.
    Died 13 Feb 1918  Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I774  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 8 May 2012 

    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  [5
    • 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

    Family Captain John William HORTON,   b. 20 Dec 1822, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1904, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 9 Feb 1850  Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Address 1881  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Adelia Experience HORTON,   b. 30 Oct 1850, Canso, Guysborough, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1912, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. David Albert HORTON,   b. 26 Jan 1853, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1933, Lower Montague, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Capt. William Alexander HORTON,   b. 7 Aug 1854, Gladstone, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1939, Bridgetown, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Dorcas Mary HORTON,   b. 19 Nov 1856, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     5. Hannah Elizabeth HORTON,   b. 23 Oct 1858, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     6. Abraham Whitman HORTON,   b. 14 Dec 1862, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1864, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     7. Adeline Olive HORTON,   b. 6 Oct 1866, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Grace City, Foster, North Dakota, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Isabella Maria HORTON,   b. 26 Oct 1867, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Henrietta Jane HORTON,   b. 3 Sep 1869, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1869, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Mercy Caroline HORTON,   b. 3 Sep 1869, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1871, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     11. John Artemas HORTON,   b. 19 Oct 1870, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. George Whitfield HORTON,   b. 22 Jul 1872, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1875, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    HORTON
    HORTON

    In
    Memory
    of
    CAPT. JOHN W. HORTON
    Born
    Dec 20, 1822
    Died
    May 11, 1904

    MERCY CAROLINE HORTON
    His wife
    Born Nov 27, 1825
    Died Feb 13, 1918


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

    2. [S308] Census of Canada, 1911, (1 June 1911).

    3. [S216] Cemetery Transcripts.

    4. [S209] Photograph.

    5. [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/).

    6. [S676] Personal communication.

    7. [S135] Census of Canada, 1881, (4 April 1881).