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  James Shirley of Scotland and
of Charlotte, New Brunswick Canada
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James Shirley b. 1786 Scotland

married Isabelle ___ She was born 1786 Berwick On Tweed, Scotland d. May 1863 St. Stephens, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada.

May 30, 1863; County : Saint John; Place : Saint John; Newspaper : New Brunswick Courier; died At residence of her son, Little Ridge, St. Stephen (Charlotte Co.) 10th inst., Isabel relict of James SHIRLEY, age 77, native of Berwickshire, late of Berwick-upon Tweed, Scotland.

children

1(i). John Shirley - brother of James Shirley

June 25, 1896; County : Charlotte; Place : Saint Andrews; Newspaper : St. Andrews Beacon; John SHIRLEY was called to St. Stephen Thursday last by the death of his brother, James SHIRLEY. He was in his 84th year. Five children survive him. The funeral took place Saturday.

1(ii). James Alexander Shirley June 1812 Scotland; He lived at St James, Charolotte Co New Brunswick Canada in 1891 census; He died June 18, 1896 St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada,

July 2, 1896; County : Charlotte; Place : Saint Andrews; Newspaper : St. Andrews Beacon; died St. Stephen, June 18, Jas. SHIRLEY, age 83 years 11 mos. 9 days.

married Dorothy Middlemost born 1810 Scotland died May 18, 1891 St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada.

June 11, 1891;County : Charlotte; Place : Saint Andrews; Newspaper : St. Andrews Beacon; died. Little Ridgeton, May 18th, Dorothy SHIRLEY w/o James SHIRLEY, native of Berwick-on-Tweed, England, 81st year.

children

2(i). Elizabeth Shirley June 1, 1836 Berwick On Tweed, Scotland; died August 2, 1867.

August 20, 1867; County : Saint John; Place : Saint John; Newspaper : Morning Telegraph; died Milltown (Charlotte Co.) 2nd inst., Elizabeth BAXTER w/o Alexander BAXTER and d/o James SHIRLEY and Dorothy SHIRLEY, age 31.

married Alexander Baxter

2(ii). Isabell Shirley 1838 New Brunswick, Canada

2(iii). Mary Ann Shirley 1840 same

2(iv). Hannah Shirley 1843 same

2(v). James Alexander Shirley born 9 July 1844; He lived in Charlotte NB in 1901 census; He died 8 Octiber 1920 at St Andrews, Charlotte Co New Brunswick Canada (death cert)

married Mary Ellen Weatherby born April 14, 1847 d. 1914

children

3(i). John Campbell Shirley born Oct 2, 1880 in Charlotte NB Canada

3(ii). Archibald Andrew Shirley born Aug 15, 1885 St. Andrews, Charlotte, New Brunswick

3(iii). Elmer Frederick Shirley born July 19, 1889 St. James Parish Charlotte, New Brunswick

2(vi). Thomas Andrew Shirley b 1846 in New Brunswick Canada; lived at Charlotte Co NB in 1901

married Isabella McVay; Her mother Elizabeth McVay lived with the family in 1901 census.

March 9, 1876; County : Charlotte; Place : Saint Stephen; Newspaper : Saint Croix Courier; m. Wednesday 1st March, at residence of bride's father, Little Ridge (Charlotte Co.) by Rev. James C. Quinn, Thomas A. SHIRLEY / Bella McVAY

children

3(i). Elizabeth Shirley Nov 1876 St. James Parish Charlotte, New Brunswick

3(ii). Alfred Emerson Shirley July 11, 1878 St. James Parish Charlotte, New Brunswick

3(iii). James Alexander Shirley Aug 31, 1880 St. James Parish Charlotte, New Brunswick

3(iv). William Thomas Shirley July 26, 1882 St. James Parish Charlotte, New Brunswick

3(v). Howard Hazen Shirley May 14, 1888 St. James Parish Charlotte, New Brunswick

3(vi). Eva Meredith Shirley Aug 15, 1890 St. James Parish Charlotte, New Brunswick

3(vii). Mabel Beatrice Shirley Oct 15, 1894 St. Stephen Parish, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada


Is this the same family at Berwick upon Tweed?

1841 England Census - Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland

James Sherley 60 (b about 1781) Scotland; farmer
Isabel Sherley 50 (b about 1791) Scotland
Thomas Sherley 20 (b about 1821) Northumberland
Elizabeth Sherley 15 (b about 1826) Northumberland
Mary Sherley 14 (b about 1827) Northumberland

1851 England Census - Berwick upon Tweed

James Shirley age 75 (b about 1776) b. Scotland; farmer
Isabella Shirley age 63 (b about 1788) Berwick upon Tweed
Alexander Shirley 8 (grandson) b Berwick upon Tweed

 

 

 

   


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