Descendants of John Field

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Descendants of John Field

1. John (alies Garin) Field #3419 also known as: Garin b. 1770, Truro, Colchester Co., NS, m. 22 Oct 1795, in Truro, Colchester Co, Nova Scotia,Canada, Miriam "Mary" Coffill #3420, b. 1774, d. Truro, NS. John died Aug 1805, Truro, NS. LDS - Nova Scotia - page 1,169 John had 1,000 acres of land in Truro, NS. John's father may be another John Field who was living in the area at the time? John (Garin) was living in Truro up to 1805 at the time of his death. Miriam remarried to David Lee on the 28th of July, 1807. The first land transaction was from John to a James Bulmer in 1794, there were at least five other transactions in the Truro area up until his death in 1805, where he still had around 900 acres in his name at the time of his death in August 1805. He left his wife Miriam (Coffil) and five children a bond which was taken out on January 1st 1806, administrators were Miriam Field and Thomas Gourley. John's estate was held in trust until it was settled. It was held in Probate until 1st of July, 1807, during this time an inventory of all goods, chattels and credits was made, most of which is listed below: Lands = Lot N. 1,90 acres value of 140L (pounds) = Lot N. 7,90 acres value of 20L = Lot N. 8,90 acres value of 10L <half of this lot> = Lot N. 39,10 acres value of 5L = Lot N. 40,10 acres value of 5L = Lot N. 66,100 acres value of 24L = Lot N. 11,100 acres value of 24L = Lot N. 162,100 acres value of 24L = Lot N. 173,100 acres value of 24L = Lot N. 190,100 acres value of 24L = Lot N. 246,100 acres value of 24L Total of 850 acres of land. Micro Copy was poor, some of it was faded. Inventory of personal estate: 1 Gelding = L16 (Pounds) 1 sasher (?) - 1 Duflail(?) = L0.10 1 Two year old heifer = L2.15 1 mare = 3L.10 3 sheep (Ewe) = L2.5 1 Rule, Thining Plane = L0.6.6 2 Tons of hay = L5 4 Squares ______(?) = L0.3 2 large Chest - unfinished = L1. 1 Bevel - 1 Draw Shave = L0.3. 1 Five Barred Harrow = L1.5. 1 shovel 1 spade = L0.3. 1 Han---ys (?) - 3 Gimblets (?) = L0.17 ? ____________ = L0.6. 2 Hows 1 Pitchfork = L0.3.6 ? Guages = L0.3. 1 Broad Ax 1 Felling Ax = L0.15. 4 Bed Head ____(?) = L0.4. 2 Pair Hames (?) 2 Collars = L0.7.6. 3 Hammers - 3 Augers = L05.6. 1 Small Chimney Crank 1 Rasp 1 File 1 Bit____ = L0.2 1 Pair Andisons (?) = L0.9 <this and one above belong together> 1 Tubb _____ L0.4.3. 1 Grubb Hoe = L0.1.6. 1 Old Sive (?) = L0.1. 2 Pair Match Planes = L0.14. 1 _____ _____ Sundial (?) Outson L0.15. also L4.4.6.<on same line> 1 Srying (?) 3 Smothing = L1.0.6. 2 Plow Plane with saw = L1.2.6. 1 Fohe(?) Plane - 2 Saske(?) = L0.7.6. 2 O.G.-4 Oval = L1.2.6. 5 Babbit Planes = L0.12.6. 1 Bead(?) 1 Ash_____(?_ = L0.8.

Children:

i Thomas Field #3974 b. 1 Sep 1796, Onslow, Colchester Co., NS. 11 July 1822 Thomas Field of Halifax, mariner, bachelor, Sophia Head, spinster (also signed by Archibald Gay, Halifax, her brother-in-law). Is this our Thomas?

2. ii William Field #3975 b. 6 Dec 1798.

3. iii Mary Lavina Field #1556 b. 28 Jun 1801.

iv Robert Field #3976 b. 9 Apr 1803, Truro, Colchester Co., NS.

v Samuel John Field #3977 b. 9 Sep 1805, Truro, Colchester Co., NS.

Second Generation

2. William Field #3975 (1.John1) b. 6 Dec 1798, Truro, Colchester Co., NS, m. 11 Jan 1827, in Falmouth, NS, By Rev. George Dimock., Mary Ann Burgess #12519, b. 2 May 1802, Falmouth, NS, d. 20 Nov 1895, Apple River, NS. William died 27 Mar 1882. Wife and all decending information is from Ed Field. Lived in Apple River, Cumb. Co., NS. Mary: Daughter of Joseph Burgess & Susan Brightman.

Children:

4. i Hannah Jane Field #12520 b. 27 Mar 1828.

5. ii William Ebenezer Field #12521 b. 7 Nov 1829.

6. iii Robert Dickie Field #12522 b. 11 Apr 1832.

7. iv Mary Susannah Field #12523 b. 15 Nov 1834.

8. v Edward Hicks Field #12524 b. 15 Sep 1839.

9. vi Joseph Oswell Field #12525 b. 23 Jun 1842.

10. vii John Albert Field #12526 b. 14 Jul 1846.

3. Mary Lavina Field #1556 (1.John1) b. 28 Jun 1801, Truro, NS, Canada, m. 26 Dec 1822, in Truro, Colchester Co, Nova Scotia,Canada, by Alex Miller, Town Clerk, Andrew Rath #1555, b. 1797, Ireland, d. 18 Dec 1868, Harmony, Colchester Co, NS, Canada, buried: Harmony, Colchester Co, NS, Stone 17. Mary died 3 Aug 1881, Boston, Mass, buried: Harmony, Colchester Co, NS, Harmony Cem. Article in the Morning Herald newspaper in Colchester Co. 09 Sept. 1881 states At Boston, Mass., Aug. 3rd. after a short illness, Mary Livinia, widow of the late Andrew RATH, of Stewiacke Road, aged 51 (should be 81) years. Mary was also known as Mary Lee after her mother married David Lee when she was about 6 years old. Andrew: Booklet on the Rath decendants by William Dunbar on file. Marriage record LDS card 0027 page 5887 Nova Scotia 1861 Colchester Co. Census: Andrew Rath had 10 acres and produced the following: 5 ton hay, 30 bushles oats, 20 bushles buckwheat, 50 bushles potatoes, 5 bushles turnips, 4 cattle, 2 milk cows, 2 horses, 2 pigs, 3 fulled yards cloth, 100 pounds butter. Marriage Record for Truro gives name as Andrew Wrath.

Children:

11. i James Rath #1557 b. 14 Oct 1823.

ii Mary Jane Rath #1558 b. 13 Sep 1826, Truro, NS, m. (1) Hugh McCartney #11857, m. (2) 9 Jun 1859, James C. Smith #11858. Had two children by first husband and had two more children by second husband.

12. iii Rachel (Wrath) Rath #1559 b. ABT 1833.

13. iv Robert F. Rath #1560 b. 27 Mar 1831.

14. v Susan Rath #1561 b. 1844.

vi Lavinia Rath #1562 b. 1836, d. aft 1928.

15. vii Walter Rath #1563 b. 13 Dec 1838.

viii Nancy Rath #1564 b. 1841, Colchester Co., NS, d. 1846.

16. ix George A. Rath #1565 b. 22 Jan 1848.

x Margaret Rath #1566 b. 1846, Colchester Co., NS.

Third Generation

4. Hannah Jane Field #12520 (2.William2, 1.John1) b. 27 Mar 1828, Newport, NS, m. 22 Jun 1850, John Patterson Wood #12527. Hannah died 1 Dec 1878.

Children:

i Hannah "Ann" Adelia Wood #12925 b. 28 Aug 1852.

ii William Eber Wood #12926 b. 4 Aug 1855, d. 16 Jan 1859.

iii Azubah Jane Wood #12927 b. 7 Oct 1857.

iv Robert Edward Wood #12928 b. 28 Dec 1860, d. 16 Oct 1877.

v Mary Marie Wood #12929 b. 30 Jun 1863.

vi Eliza May Wood #12924 b. 1870, m. 2 Dec 1886, Malcolm McLeod #12930.

5. William Ebenezer Field #12521 (2.William2, 1.John1) b. 7 Nov 1829, Newport, NS, m. (1) Jane #12917, m. (2) 30 Jun 1885, Anna Wainwright #12918, m. (3) 26 Sep 1888, Hannah Hunter #12919. Birthdate may be 11 Apr. 1830.

Children by Jane:

17. i James Tweedy field #12920 b. 1862.

6. Robert Dickie Field #12522 (2.William2, 1.John1) b. 11 Apr 1832, Apple River, NS, occupation Farmer, m. 11 Dec 1853, Margery Kearney #12528, b. 17 Dec 1837, New Brunswick, d. 4 May 1917. Robert died 1916.

Children:

i Hannah Field #12931 b. 1855. Married ? Thompson.

ii Elmer Field #12932 b. 1857.

18. iii Mary Susan Field #12933 b. 1861.

iv Lydia Field #12934 b. 1863, m. 7 Mar 1881, Israel Broderick #12940.

19. v William Brightman Field #12939 b. 17 Jul 1867.

20. vi George Field #12936 b. 1869.

21. vii James Oswald Field #12937 b. 1872.

22. viii Esther Field #12938 b. 1874.

ix Harris H. Field #12935 b. 1877, m. Mildred Wilson #12941, b. 1881, d. 1944. Harris died 1953.

7. Mary Susannah Field #12523 (2.William2, 1.John1) b. 15 Nov 1834, m. 31 Aug 1852, Stephen Canning #12529, b. 8 Jul 1829, d. 17 May 1903. Mary died 21 Apr 1862.

Children:

i Mary Ellen Canning #13036 b. 18 Aug 1853, d. 04 1862.

ii Alice Canning #13037 b. 28 Aug 1855.

iii Frederick William Clarence Canning #13038 b. 4 Feb 1857.

iv John Albert Canning #13039 b. 29 Jan 1859, d. 27 Aug 1927.

v Stephen Robert Canning #13040 b. 10 Jun 1861, m. Mary Spicer #13041.

8. Edward Hicks Field #12524 (2.William2, 1.John1) b. 15 Sep 1839, Falmouth, NS, m. 9 Jun 1866, By Rev. John Read., Sarah Ann Holmes #12530, b. 2 Sep 1847, Little York (Forks), d. 20 Jan 1904, Port Howe, NS. Edward died 21 Oct 1916, Port Howe, Cumberland Co., NS, buried: Athol Cemetery.

Children:

i Joseph Albert Field #13049 b. 4 Mar 1868.

23. ii Matthew Albert Field #13042 b. 1868.

24. iii Charlotte Grace Field #13043 b. 1870.

25. iv Mary Field #13105 b. 1873.

v William Field #13511 b. 29 Jun 1874, d. ?. Married Lena ? No issue.

26. vi Hance Hamilton Nelson Field #13044 b. 25 Nov 1875.

27. vii Jeptha Hoeg Field #13045 b. 25 Sep 1877.

28. viii Abigail Elizabeth "Abbie" Field #13048 b. 27 Dep 1887.

29. ix Edward Field #13046 b. 1883.

30. x Zeburbable Edward Field #13050 b. 3 Sep 1884.

31. xi Jane Sarah Field #13047 b. 10 Sep 1885.

32. xii Susan Mitilda Field #13051 b. 18 Mar 1890.

9. Joseph Oswell Field #12525 (2.William2, 1.John1) b. 23 Jun 1842, Falmouth, NS, m. (1) 13 Sep 1865, Hannah Spicer #13229, d. 1867, m. (2) 8 Feb 1875, Hannah Wilson #13231. Joseph died 15 Feb 1895.

Children by Hannah Spicer:

33. i Albert Brightman Field #13230 b. 25 Jan 1867.

Children by Hannah Wilson:

34. ii Charles Field #13232 b. 1877.

10. John Albert Field #12526 (2.William2, 1.John1) b. 14 Jul 1846, Apple River, NS, occupation Farmer, m. 26 Aug 1869, Susan Spicer #12531, b. 1850, d. 1926. John died 24 Jan 1918. Susan: Daughter of Abraham & Ann (Yorke) Spicer.

Children:

35. i Mary Ella Field #13344 b. 7 Jul 1870.

ii Isaac Omer Field #13345 b. 13 Oct 1871, m. Jamie Grant #13357. Isaac died 17 May 1922.

iii Austen Field #13342 b. 1872.

36. iv Stanley Mayhew Field #13346 b. 1 Mar 1873.

v Charles Field #13343 b. 1876, m. Maggie Cummings #13349. Charles died ?.

vi John William Field #13347 b. 26 Aug 1882, m. Jean Newcomb Hunter #13378. John died ?.

37. vii Clarenc Rupert Field #13348 b. 21 Aug 1887.

11. James Rath #1557 (3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 14 Oct 1823, Truro, Col. Co., NS, Canada, occupation Farmer, m. 28 Nov 1848, in Nova Scotia, Canada, Jane "Janie" Hannah Henderson #1602, b. 13 Apr 1826, (daughter of Samuel Henderson #11457 and Jean McDorman #11458) d. 5 Oct 1902, buried: Harmony Cem, Truro,NS, Stone #32. James died 13 Sep 1912, Harmony, NS, buried: Harmony Cem, Truro, NS, Canada. 1861 Colchester Co. Census: James Rath had 12 acres and produced the following: 12 bushels wheat, 10 bushels oats, 10 bushels buckwheat, 80 bushels potatoes.

On the 3rd of Sept., 1847, James bought 100 acres from his father. The land was in Truro Township. In 1851 he bought another 400 acres near Truro. The next year he sold the land he got in 1847 back to his father, witness to this transaction was Robert Rath.

Lower Harmony census, pg. 18 Salmon River, 1901, listed as Irish. Jane: (1. 1871 Colchester Co. Census. The 1901 Census gives the birthdate as 13 April, 1825, 75 years old. The Apr 1891 Salmon River Cencus gives James 65, Jane 62, Elizabeth 24, Rebecca 21 & Andrew 30. Headstone gives birthdate as Apr 13 1836.

Children:

38. i Mary H. Rath #11459 b. Mar 1850.

39. ii Henrietta Rath #1603 b. 1851.

iii Rachel Rath #1604 b. 1854, Colchester Co, NS, m. 14 Jul 1874, in Debert, Col. Co., NS, William McDermond #11456, b. abt 1847, Debert, NS. (1. 1871 Colchester Co. Census. William: Son of John & Eliza McDermond.

iv Jane W. Rath #1605 b. 1857, Harmony, NS, Canada, m. 28 Nov 1882, in Masstown, Debert River, Col. Co., NS, Daniel Yuill #5234, b. Debert River, Col. Co., NS. Age 26 at time of marriage. Daniel: Son of James & Martha Yuill. Age 31 at time of marriage.

40. v Isaac Rath #1607 b. 6 Dec 1864.

41. vi Andrew Rath #1606 b. 18 Sep 1859.

vii Elizabeth Jane Rath #1608 b. 1864, Truro, NS, m. Thomas M. Stansbury #5235, b. 1864. Lived in Boston.

viii Jessie M. Rath #1609 b. 17 Mar 1868, Truro, NS, Canada, m. 29 Apr 1885, in Truro, NS, by Rev. Dr. McCulloch, Robert S.Talbot #4173, b. 1862, Stewiacke Road, NS, Canada. Jessie died 1902, buried: Boston, MA, USA. Robert: Living at Stewicake Road when married. Son of Matthew & Catherine Talbot.

ix Rebecca Rath #1610 b. 30 Dec 1870, Harmony, NS, m. Walter W. Ryder #5236, b. 1870. Lived in Everett, Mass.

12. Rachel (Wrath) Rath #1559 (3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. ABT 1833, NS, Canada, m. 27 Oct 1857, in Colchester Co, NS, Alfred Hamilton #4395, b. 16 Jun 1835, Colchester Co., NS, (son of Archibald Hamilton #4992 and Ruth Stevens #4993) d. 9 Nov 1912, buried: Brookfield Cemetery. Rachel died Jan 1916, buried: Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield, NS. Alfred and Rachel Hamilton had two sons and three daughters, Brookfield births. On the other side of the headstone is Hattie Hamilton Upham 1867-1917, on the third side is H.H. Hamilton 1864-1920 and his wife Lillian M. 1867-1934. Alfred: Info: LDS Nova Scotia card 0027 page 5887 Birthdate from History and Genealogical Record of Colchester County by Thomas Miller page 355 ISBN0919302-45-9. Eldest son of William & Louisa Hamilton.

Children:

i Sylvester M. Hamilton #16454 b. 1859, d. 1902.

ii Helen Hamilton #16899 b. 1860, m. Edward Chester #16902. Helen died 1898.

iii Henry Havelock Hamilton #13577 b. 1863, m. Lillian May Brenton #13578, b. 1867, d. 1934. Henry died 1920.

iv Maude Hamilton #16900 b. 1866, m. Frank Coulthard #16903.

v Hattie G. Hamilton #13574 b. 1867, m. Martin S. Upham #13579, b. 1867, d. 1917. Hattie died 1917.

vi Ettie E. Hamilton #13575 b. 1876, m. George L. Andrews #16453. Ettie died ?.

vii Edith Hamilton #13576 b. 1879.

viii Dorothy Hamilton #16901 b. 1880, m. William Gallagher #16904.

13. Robert F. Rath #1560 (3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 27 Mar 1831, Brookfield, Colchester Co., NS, 5 Jul 1896, Brookfield, NS, occupation Blacksmith, m. 7 Feb 1859, in Truro, NS, Elizabeth Murray #1611, b. 27 Dec 1835, Salmon River, NS, (daughter of William Murray #3468 and Margaret #12134) d. 12 Nov 1910, Hilden, NS, buried: Brookfield, NS. Robert died 15 Feb 1911, Hilden, NS, buried: 17 Feb 1911, Brookfield, NS. Robert was a farmer and blacksmith. Pres. Irish, 40 yrs. old in the 1871 Colchester County Census Dist. 199 Onslow Poling Dist. pg. 23 & 24. On 7 Feb. 1860 they bought a 20 acre farm in Onslow, at the mouth of the old road to Fort Belcher, south of the Debert Interchange. By 1891, they had moved to Brookfield, then later to Hilden. In a window at the Baptist Church in Hilden is the following: "Given in memory of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Rath by Mary L. Rath, Susan Rath & Anna Rath Johnson".

Listed in the 1901 census in the home of her son Burton.

Children:

i William Rath #1612 b. 1861, Onslow, NS, d. 2 Dec 1890, Johnson's Crossing, Colchester Co., NS. Listed as 11 years old in the 1871 Colchester County Census Dist. 199 Onslow Poling Dist. pg. 23 & 24.

ii Mary L. Rath #1613 b. 1862, Onslow, NS, d. aft 1911. Never married.

42. iii Susan E. Rath #1614 b. Nov 1864.

43. iv Burton (Haliburton) Rath #1615 b. 7 Mar 1865.

v Hugh Rath #1616 b. 8 Aug 1867, Onslow, NS, d. 31 Mar 1868, Onslow, NS, Canada, 9 months old. Cause of death: whooping cough; informant; Robert Rath.

vi George Robert Rath #1617 b. 22 May 1869, Onslow, NS, d. 5 Jun 1871, Onslow, NS, Canada. Cause of death: brain fever; informant: Robert Rath.

44. vii Sedley W. Rath #1618 b. 9 Oct 1870.

45. viii Elizabeth "Bessie" Rath #1619 b. 1 Apr 1873.

46. ix Margaret "Annie" Rath #1620 b. 5 Jul 1875.

x Alfred Rath #1621 b. 1878, Onslow, NS, d. 23 Mar 1895. Alfred died at the age of 17 yrs. of Lagrippe

xi Mary Rath #1622.

14. Susan Rath #1561 (3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 1844, Harmony, Colchester Co, NS, m. 20 Sep 1865, in Truro, Colchester Co., NS, William Miller #1626, b. 1841, Stewiacke, Col. Co., NS, occupation Farmer. Living in Upper Londonderry, NS in 1891 Census. Living in Harmony at time of marriage. Marriage witness P. Rath and L. Archibald. William: Residence at time of marriage, Harmony. Son of Ad & Mary Miller.

Children:

i Mary Ellen Miller #17248 b. 12 Jan 1866, NS.

15. Walter Rath #1563 (3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 13 Dec 1838, Camden, Colchester Co, NS, Canada, occupation Farmer, m. (1) 23 Mar 1865, in Upper Stewiacke, NS, Marriage Bond signed 22nd., Mary Ann McMillan #1567, b. 26 Oct 1843, Colchester Co., NS, (daughter of James McMillan #12572 and Catherine Johnson #12573) d. 31 Oct 1889, Truro, Colchester Co, NS, buried: Camden Cem., Camden, NS, Stone # 35, m. (2) 9 Oct 1890, in Upper Stewiacke, Col. Co., NS, by Rev. Edward Grant, Margaret Dawson #1574, b. 20 Apr 1854, Upper Stewiacke, NS, d. ?. Walter died 9 Jun 1928, Camden, Colchester Co, NS, buried: Camden Cem, Camden, NS, Stone # 34.

Listed in McAlpine's 1907-8 Directory: far, Camden. 7th April 1891 Salmon River Census shows Walter 50, Margaret 40, Margaret 20, Wilbert 18, Fred 11, Frank 7 & Winnie 6. Truro Directory - County -1918-1919: RATH, Walter, Farmer, Camden. Mary: 13 Nov. 1889 - Died - Suddenly at Truro, Oct 31st., Mrs. Walter Rath, in her 37th year, leaving a husband and 4 children. Margaret: Daughter of William & Rebecca Dawson.

Children by Mary Ann McMillan:

i Emeline Rath #1572 b. Apr 1866, Truro, Colchester Co, NS, Canada, d. 19 Feb 1881, Camden, Colchester Co, NS, buried: Camden Cem, Camden, NS, Stone # 36, aged 14 yrs. 10 months.

ii Sherbin Rath #1568 b. 1869, Truro, Colchester Co, NS, d. 10 Jan 1889, Lower Onslow, NS. From Births, Deaths & Marriages from "The Morning Herald" 1 Jan. 1889-31 Dec. 1891 pg. 2 10 Jan. 1889 - Died - A young man by the name of Sherburne, s/o Walter Rath, of Harmony was instantly killed yeasterday morning at 8 o'clock at the barn of T.B. Chisholm, of Lower Onslow, by a hay press falling on him whilst it was being unloaded from a wagon. The press weighed 800 lbs. And fell directly on him extinguishing life almost instantly. An inquest was held last evening at the residence of Alex Barnhill. Dr. D.H. Muir, coroner. A verdict in accordance with the above facts was given with a recommendation regarding the loading and unloading of such goods. Deceased was 20 years of age. (Herald's Diary Column).

iii Margaret "Maggie" Rath #1569 b. 1870, Truro, Colchester Co, NS, m. 11 Jul 1895, in Belmont, Col. Co., NS, Frank Blanchard Stevens #5237, b. abt 1874, Belmont, NS. 25 years old at time of marriage. Frank: Son of Ezra & Margaret Stevens. Age 21 years at time of marriage.

47. iv Wilbert Rath #1570 b. 25 Jun 1871.

v Fred Rath #1571 b. 1880, Camden, Colchester Co, NS, Canada, d. bef 1928.

vi Frank Forest Rath #1573 b. 26 Oct 1883, Camden, Colchester Co, NS, d. 1969, Wetaskiwin, AB. Frank came to Alberta from Nova Scotia in 1910. Homesteaded in Saskatchewan 1911 and came back to Alberta in 1922. He went to Hoadley, Alberta 1924 and then back to Norbuck, Alberta in 1926. He then homesteaded at Norbuck in 1928 and ran the Post Office and a store there. When he died he left his personal belongings and the Norbuck property to his niece Ann Hampton. The balance of his estate was divided between his nieces and his grand neice, Laura. Copy of Will on file.

vii Winnie Rath #3421 b. 1885, Camden, Colchester Co, NS, d. before 1928. Winnie was listed as 6 years old in the Colchester County Census Index 1891.

Children by Margaret Dawson:

48. viii Chesley Walter Rath #1575 b. 16 Aug 1893.

49. ix Charles Dawson Rath #1576 b. 24 Feb 1897.

16. George A. Rath #1565 (3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 22 Jan 1848, NS, Canada, occupation Farmer/lumberman, m. (1) 4 Jan 1864, in Truro, Col. Co., NS, Christie Ann Holensworth #3305, b. 1846, Musquodoboit, NS, d. 18 Sep 1865, buried: Harmony Cem,Truro,Nova Scotia,Stone # 64, m. (2) 28 Feb 1867, in Harmony, Col. Co., NS, Victoria Henderson #1623, b. 31 Dec 1846, (daughter of Joseph Henderson #3469 and Renewa Smith #3470) d. 1933, buried: Camden Cemetery, Camden, NS. George died 28 Dec 1921, NS, Canada, buried: Camden Cem, Camden, NS, Stone # 21. Listed as 24 yrs. old Presb. Irish Farmer in the 1871 Colchester County Census pg. 42 Truro !3, En #2. th Apr, 1891 Salmon River Cencus shows George 45, Victoria 38, Murdock 22, Ellen 17, Freeman 14, Lawrence 12, Foster 10, Josephine 8 & Sarah J. 7. Truro Directory - County 1918-1919: RATH, George, Farmer, Camden. Christie: Daughter of Thomas & Jannet Holensworth. She had a sister, Eliza Margaret who died Dec 8, 1859, buried Harmony Cemetery. Victoria: Listed as 23 yrs. old in the 1871 Colchester County Census pg. 42 Truro #1, En #2

Children by Christie Ann Holensworth:

i Mary Jane Rath #3426 b. 18 Sep 1865, Harmony, Truro, NS, d. 4 Oct 1865, buried: Harmony Cem, Truro, NS, Stone # 64.

Children by Victoria Henderson:

50. ii Alonzo Rath #1624 b. 26 Oct 1869.

51. iii Murdock Rath #1625 b. 1868.

iv Christiann Rath #2523 b. 1870, Camden, NS, d. 1885. Listed as 11 years old in the 1881 Census for Salmon River, Col. Co., NS.

52. v Nancy Annie Rath #2524 b. 1872.

53. vi Ellen A. Rath #2525 b. 21 Jan 1874.

vii Florence Rath #2526 b. 1876, Camden, NS, d. 7 Apr 1877, buried: Camden Cem, Camden, NS, Stone # 16. 1) died at age 16 mo.

54. viii Freeman Rath #2527 b. 28 Jul 1877.

55. ix Lawrence Rath #2528 b. 4 May 1879.

x Foster Rath #2529 b. 4 Nov 1880, Camden, NS, occupation Farmer, m. 20 Dec 1904, in Camden, Col. Co., NS, Elizabeth "Lisa" Jane Fulton #5240, b. 1884, Truro, NS, d. 1957, buried: Watson Cemetery. Foster died 1946, buried: Watson Cemetery, Truro, NS #299. Listed in McAlpine's 1907-8 Directory: farmer, Camden. Truro Directory - 1918 - 1919: RATH, Foster, Engineer, C.G.R., Brunswick Street. Elizabeth: Daughter of John & Sarah Fulton.

xi Josephine Rath #2530 b. 1883, Camden, NS, m. Harry Pine #5239, b. 1886. Josephine died 1963.

xii Sarah J. "Sadie" Rath #2531 b. 26 May 1883, Camden, NS, d. ?.

xiii Blanche Rath #2532 b. May 1886, Camden, NS, d. 22 Jun 1887, Stewiacke Road, buried: aged 13 months.

Fourth Generation

17. James Tweedy Field #12920 (5.William3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1862, m. Elizabeth #12921.

Children:

i Amos Field #12922.

ii Emily Field #12923.

18. Mary Susan Field #12933 (6.Robert3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1861, m. Noah Newcombe Bentley #13386, b. 19 Nov 1858, Five Islands, NS, occupation Lumberman in AB & AB, d. Apr 1931, buried: Edmonton, AB. Mary died 1 Jun 1929, Edmonton, AB, buried: 4 Jun 1929, Edmonton Cemetery. Noah: Son of Noah Webster Bentley & Mary McLean Fraser.

Children:

i Nora MacLean Bentley #13387 m. Frank Price #13396, occupation Bank Employee/Vancouver.

ii Edith Maude Bentley #13388 b. 1878, occupation HBC Edmonton, d. 18 Oct 1929, Edmonton, AB, buried: 21 Oct 1929, Edmonton Cemetery.

iii Charles Frederick Sr. Bentley #13389 b. 11 Aug 1880, Five Islands, NS, occupation Farmer, m. (1) 1907, in Boston, Mass., Lavina "Vinee" Ann MacKenzie #13399, b. 12 Jul 1882, Rose Valley, PEI, d. 10 Aug 1932, Edmonton, AB, buried: 27 Aug 1932, Edmonton Cemetery, m. (2) 1938, Joyce Patricia O'Dell #13405, b. 1910, London, UK, occupation Elementary School Teacher, d. 1987, Edmonton, AB. Charles died 1956, Coquitlam, BC, buried: Edmonton, Cemetery. And Provincial Employee in Edmonton, AB. Lavina: Daughter of John Murdock MacKenzie & Eleanor Ellen Moffitt.

iv George "Georgie" McKeen Bentley #13390 b. 16 Feb 1882, occupation Farming, m. 6 Sep 1911, Gordon Worden #13407, b. 25 Oct 1885, Brockville, Ontario, occupation Farming, d. 29 Oct 1980. George died Apr 1969.

v Burpee Harding Bentley #13391 b. 15 Jun 1882, m. 12 May 1912, Lizzie Linzee McFarlane #13414, b. 4 Apr 1899, d. 25 Dec 1963, Kimberley, BC. Burpee died 27 Jan 1967. Burpee was the Chief Analyst, Sullivan Mone, Kimberley, BC.

vi Robert Grant Bentley #13392 b. 2 Apr 1889, occupation City Dairy, m. 25 Dec 1919, Maud S. Lang #13421, b. 18 Aug 1893, Scotland, occupation EDC Employee, d. 1972. Robert died 18 Oct 1962.

vii Olla Mae Bentley #13393 b. 1895, occupation Nurse/Canadian Army, d. 1974, Vancouver, BC.

viii James Stanwood Bentley #13394 b. 1895, d. 1917, Passchendaele, France, buried: Edmonton Cemetery, Edmonton, AB.

ix Marjorie Gwendolyn Bentley #13395 b. 1899, m. John "Jack" Rutherford #13424. Marjorie died 15 Jan 1970.

19. William Brightman Field #12939 (6.Robert3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 17 Jul 1867, m. 27 Jul 1892, Francis "Fanny" A. Canning #13025, d. 13 Oct 1964. William died 29 Apr 1945.

Children:

i Irene Mildred Field #13026 b. 1893, m. John "Jack" Newton #13033. Irene died 1967.

ii Lydia Arnella Field #13027 b. 11 Mar 1894, d. 28 Sep 1961. Married ? Jenckes.

iii Marjorie Field #13028 b. 26 Mar 1895.

iv Hazel Canning Field #13029 b. 14 Apr 1899, m. Sam Willis #13035. Hazel died 11 Sep 1968.

v Alice Kathleen Field #13030 b. 20 Oct 1903, d. 1984.

vi Georgie Syward Field #13031. Married ? Walden

vii Gervin William Field #13032 b. 1909.

20. George Field #12936 (6.Robert3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1869, m. Mary Ellen Grant #12942. George died 1940.

21. James Oswald Field #12937 (6.Robert3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1872, m. 28 Jun 1899, Lila Maud McDougall #12986, b. 1879, d. 1973. James died 1945.

22. Esther Field #12938 (6.Robert3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1874, m. 11 Oct 1894, Martin Boston #13022, b. 1866. Esther died 1940.

Children:

i Clair Boston #13023.

ii Jean Boston #13024.

23. Matthew Albert Field #13042 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1868, Athol, NS, m. 7 Jan 1889, Brier Jane Brown #13052, b. 1874, d. 1942. Matthew died 1949. Brier: Daughter of George & Elizabeth Brown.

Children:

i Henry S. Field #13053 b. 1895, d. 24 Mar 1895, 2 months old.

ii Earl Fifeld #13054.

iii Bob Field #13055.

iv Greta Field #13056.

v Elizabeth Field #13057.

vi George Lawrence Field #13058 b. 1907, d. 1907.

24. Charlotte Grace Field #13043 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1870, Athol, NS, m. 19 Dec 1892, William Walter Brigg #13059, b. NB.

Children:

i Susan Abigail Briggs #13060 b. 1901, Cape, NB, m. Robert Macleod #13066. Susan died 15 Apr 1986, Pugwash, NS.

ii Sarah Elizabeth Briggs #13061 m. Percy Wood #13072. Sarah died 1983.

iii William Briggs #13062.

iv Edward Briggs #13063.

v George Briggs #13064.

vi Olive Briggs #13065. Married ? Forrest.

25. Mary Field #13105 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1873, m. John Glen #13106.

Children:

i Hazel Glen #13107. Married ? O'Brien.

ii Lillian Glen #13108. Married ? Backstrom.

iii Percy Glen #13109.

26. Hance Hamilton Nelson Field #13044 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 25 Nov 1875, Apple River, NS, m. 23 May 1904, Jane Annie Mitchell #13110, b. 11 Feb 1880, d. 20 Feb 1973. Hance died 19 Jun 1955. Jane: Daughter of Augustus & Carolin (Soper) Mitchell.

27. Jeptha Hoeg Field #13045 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 25 Sep 1877, Port Howe, NS, m. 20 Jan 1902, Margaret A. Dickison #13142, b. 1883, d. 10 Jan 1949. Jeptha died 6 Feb 1943. Margaret: Daughter of Robert & Mary Dixon.

28. Abigail Elizabeth "Abbie" Field #13048 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 27 Dep 1887, Mount Pleasant, NS, m. 24 Oct 1906, Frank Purvis Baxter #13172, b. 1879, d. 4 Nov 1945. Abigail died 2 Apr 1948.

Children:

i Hazel Baxter #13173.

ii Raymond Baxter #13174.

29. Edward Field #13046 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1883, m. Mable Cummings #13162, d. 1 Feb 1974. Edward died ?.

Children:

i Josaphine Mae Field #13163 b. 1910, m. Clifford Franklyn Archibald #13164. Josaphine died 3 Apr 1997.

30. Zeburbable Edward Field #13050 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 3 Sep 1884, Port Howe, NS, m. 27 Dec 1911, Alberta Mina Smith #13175, b. 1891, d. 1971. Zeburbable died 13 Oct 1954.

31. Jane Sarah Field #13047 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 10 Sep 1885, m. Jake Tingley #13169. Jane died ?.

Children:

i Lawrence Tingley #13170.

ii Ariline Tingley #13171.

32. Susan Mitilda Field #13051 (8.Edward3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 18 Mar 1890, Port Howe, NS, m. 29 Apr 1907, George Woodmansee Patt #13224, b. 9 Sep 1876, d. 1 Nov 1930. Susan died 18 Aug 1979, Mass.

Children:

i Henry Channing Patt #13225 b. 1908

ii Hattie Patt #13226 b. 1914.

33. Albert Brightman Field #13230 (9.Joseph3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 25 Jan 1867, d. 25Feb 1940.

Children:

i Effie Loretta Field #13255 b. 9 Oct 1888, 9 Nov 1942, m. Will MacKenzie #13296. Effie died 9 Nov 1942.

ii Everett Oswald Field #13254 b. 1890, m. Helen Almira Scott #13266, b. 1890, d. ?. Everett died ?.

iii Netie Gladys Field #13265 b. 12 May 1892, d. 1907.

iv Stephen Delbert Field #13256 b. 25 Jun 1894, m. Annie Johnston #13298. Stephen died 11 Jan 1939.

v Percy Brightman Field #13257 b. 11 Apr 1896, m. Kathleen Milbury #13311. Percy died 16 Jul 1970.

vi Hattie May Field #13258 b. 13 Feb 1898, m. Eldon DeWolfe #13316.

vii Gordon Canning Field #13253 b. 1900, d. 1900.

viii Florence Alice Field #13259 b. 1902, . Florence died 9 Apr 1991.

ix Mildred Georgina Field #13260 b. 1905, . Mildred died 5 Dec 1967.

x Sylvia Canning Field #13261 b. 1910,

xi Vivian Jean Field #13262 b. 1912,

xii Constance Viola Field #13263 b. 1914,

xiii Hartford Harold Field #13264 b. 1916, Hartford died Aug 1971.

34. Charles Field #13232 (9.Joseph3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1877, d. 1950.

Children:

i Hibert Field #13233.

ii Arthur Field #13234 b. 1912, d. 1945.

iii Rupert Field #13235

iv Alice Field #13236

v Fred Field #13237.

35. Mary Ella Field #13344 (10.John3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 7 Jul 1870, m. Ira E. Dyas #13350. Mary died 6 Jan 1895.

Children:

i Nema Dyas #13351.

ii Morley Dyas #13352.

iii Leon Dyas #13353.

iv Clarmont Bruce Dyas #13354.

v Garnet Dyas #13355.

vi Ira Dyas #13356.

36. Stanley Mayhew Field #13346 (10.John3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 1 Mar 1873, m. Annie Laura Lunn #13358, b. 15 Apr 1876, d. 18 Mar 1928. Stanley died 27 May 1939.

37. Clarenc Rupert Field #13348 (10.John3, 2.William2, 1.John1) b. 21 Aug 1887, m. Flora Maude Embree #13379, b. 16 Nov 1877.

38. Mary H. Rath #11459 (11.James3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. Mar 1850, NS, m. 7 Sep 1870, in Stewiacke, Col. Co., NS, Adam McMillan #11460, b. 19 Apr 1828, Stewiacke, NS, (son of James McMillan #12572 and Catherine Johnson #12573) d. 22 Oct 1897, aged 68 yrs., buried: Harmony Cemetery, Truro, NS. Mary died 14 Jun 1927, buried: Harmony Cemetery, Truro, NS, stone says aged 74 yrs. Adam: Shown as a widower on marriage record.

Children:

i Martha J. McMillan #13580 b. 1871.

ii Elizabeth McMillan #13581 b. 22 Jul 1874, Upper Stewiacke, Col. Co., NS, d. ?.

iii James J. McMillan #13582 b. 1877.

39. Henrietta Rath #1603 (11.James3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 1851, Colchester Co, NS, Canada, m. 14 Aug 1873, in Upper Stewiacke, Col. Co., NS, Alexander Dawson #4742, b. 1837, Upper Stewiacke, NS, d. 1920, buried: Upper Stewiacke Cemetery Stone #243. Henrietta died 1908, buried: Upper Stewiacke Cemetery, #243. Alexander: Son of Joseph & Isabella Dawson.

Children:

i Isabell Dawson #15071 b. 10 Dec 1876, Colchester Co., NS.

40. Isaac Rath #1607 (11.James3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 6 Dec 1864, Harmony, Col. Co., NS, m. (1) 23 Aug 1882, in Harmony, Col. Co., NS, Agnes Jane Bell #1632, b. 1862, Tangier, NS, d. bef 1901, m. (2) Susan Watson #1636, b. 9 Aug 1879, (daughter of John Jefferson Watson #12582 and Melinda #15069) d. 15 Jul 1970, buried: Harmony Cemetery, Truro, NS. Isaac died 22 May 1931, buried: Harmony Cemetery, Truro,, NS, Presp. 7 Apr 1891 Salmon River Census shows Isaac 33, Agnes 29 daughter Frances 2. Must be a first marriage. Headstone states born Dec 6 1860. Agnes: Listed as 29 yrs. old in the 1891 census. Daughter of David & Mary J. Bell. Susan: Headstone states born Aug. 9 1882.

Children by Agnes Jane Bell:

i Frances Rath #1633 b. 1889, NS, Canada. Listed as 2 years old in the 1891 Census in Salmon River.

ii Myrtle Rath #1635. Not listed in the 1891 census.

Children by Susan Watson:

iii Minnie Rath #1638 b. 25 Jun 1898.

iv Jessie Rath #1634 b. 21 Aug 1900, Gays River, Colchester Co., NS.

v Gertrude Maude Rath #1637 b. 1906, Five Mile River, NS, Canada, m. Charles Dawson Rath #1576, b. 24 Feb 1897, Camden, NS, (son of Walter Rath #1563 and Margaret Dawson #1574) d. 1973, buried: Harmony Cem stone #3. Gertrude died 22 Nov 1976, buried: Harmony Cem, NS. Charles: Charles and Gertrude are 1st. cousins once removed.

41. Andrew Rath #1606 (11.James3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 18 Sep 1859, Harmony, NS, m. 10 Apr 1896, in Harmony, Colchester Co., NS, Laura Watson #3464, b. 16 Jun 1863, North River, Colchester Co, NS, (daughter of John Jefferson Watson #12582 and Melinda #15069). Andrew died 14 Dec 1904, buried: Harmony Cem, Truro, NS, Stone # 33. The birthdate is from the 1901 Census for Salmon River, page 18. Andrew was an epileptic who fell from his horse during an apparent seizure, into a brook where he drowned. The horse went home and led his wife to where he was. Info from Helen Rath in a letter from Gloria Hunt. Wills/Estates gives death date as 14 Dec 1903.

Children:

i Melinda Rath #5001 b. 18 Apr 1897, Salmon River, Col. Co., NS, m. 23 Jul 1913, in Manganses Mines, Col. Co., NS, William James McKenzie #15070, b. abt 1889, Manganese Mines, Col. Co., NS. Melinda died 26 Apr 1916, buried: Hilden Cemetery #90 stone # 202. Marriage record gives birthplace as Harmony and age as 16 years old. William: Age 24 at time of marriage. Son of John & Christy McKenzie.

ii Jane "Janie" Rath #3465 b. 6 Mar 1899, NS, m. Harold Hunt #3466, b. 1887.

42. Susan E. Rath #1614 (13.Robert3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. Nov 1864, Onslow, NS, m. 11 May 1885, in Boston, Mass, by Rev. Henry Cook, Henry "Harry" D. Turney #3422, b. Dec 1857, Barbadoes, occupation Captain, d. 21 Apr 1934, West Roxbuty, Mass. Susan died aft 1934, West Roxbury, Mass. In 1910 was living in Roxbury, Mass.

Children:

i Eugenia "Jean" Turney #3423 b. May 1886, Msaa., d. aft 1934.

ii Robert Turney #3425 b. Mar 1894, Mass., d. bef 1934.

iii Norma Gladys Turney #3424 b. 18 Jun 1898, Mass., d. Aug 1987, Wesr Roxbury, Mass. 1) never married 2) lived in Boston, Mass, USA

43. Burton (Haliburton) Rath #1615 (13.Robert3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 7 Mar 1865, Lower Onslow, Colchester Co, NS, occupation Farmer, m. 1 Jan 1906, in Brookfield, Colchester Co., NS, Carrie W. Lynds #1627, b. 8 Nov 1883, North River, Colchester Co, NS, Canada, d. 21 Sep 1968, buried: Hilden, NS. Burton died 1 Feb 1933, Truro, NS. Listed in McAlpine's 1907-8 Directory: farmer, Hilden. Truro Directory for the year 1918 - 1919: RATH, Burton, Blacksmith, C.G.R., Centre Street. "Burton Rath age 69 well known railway man and resident of Hilden, passed away Wednesday evening following a lengthy illness, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. D.C. Vernon, 56 Pleasant St. The deceased was born at Lower Onslow and moved at an early age to Hilden, where he resided for the greater part of his life. Ten or fifteen years ago, he moved to Truro, and more recently returned to his farm at Hilden. He was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Rath of Lower Onslow."

Carrie: Daughter of David & Lavinia (Morrison) Lynds.

Children:

i Stanley Rath #3471. Died in his 20s. He had a daughter Maxine? who died at the age of five.

ii Thelma Rath #3472 b. 1908, Truro, NS,

iii Dorothy Hermaine Rath #3473 b. 1916, Hilden, NS, Dorothy died 11 Dec 1967, Halifax, NS, buried: Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.

44. Sedley W. Rath #1618 (13.Robert3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 9 Oct 1870, Lower Onslow, NS, occupation Carpenter, m. Elizabeth Maude Staples #3428, b. 9 Feb 1880, (daughter of Samuel R. Staples #13555 and Hannah Yuill #13556). Sedley died Calif or AZ. Listed in McAlpine's 1907-8 Directory: carpt, Hilden.

Children:

i Jack W. Rath #3429 b. 1906, Brookfield, NS, m. in California, USA, Hannah M. "Anna" Staples #13557, b., Staples Brook, NS, d. Dec 1989, Sun City, AZ. Jack died 27 Sep 1985, Sun City, AZ. Lived in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. No issue. Hannah: Daughter of Martin Lee Staples and Lucilla Graham.

ii Hildegarde "Hilda" Ruth Rath #3430 m. 14 Dec 1935, in East San Diego, CA, United Presbyterian Church, William Morgan #12862. William: Son of the late William Morgan and Mrs. Mary (Morgan) Jones of Waynesburt, KY.

45. Elizabeth "Bessie" Rath #1619 (13.Robert3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 1 Apr 1873, Lower Onslow, NS, m. (1) 12 Jan 1893, in Truro, NS, Alexander Sutherland #1628, b. 10 Jun 1858, West River, NS, (son of George Sutherland #3978 and Jane Ross #3979) occupation Farmer, d. 30 Mar 1906, West River Station, NS, buried: Stewert Cemetery, West River Sataion, m. (2) 4 Sep 1907, in Eureka, Pictou Co, NS, William Roderick Dunbar #1629, b. 10 Jan 1865, Abercrombie, Pictou Co, NS, occupation Miner/Cook, d. 15 Aug 1959, Cranbrook, BC, buried: Cranbrook Cemetery. Elizabeth died 30 Aug 1914, Diamond City, AB, buried: Lethbridge, AB. William: William was a logger and miner. Son of Alexander Dunbar and Margaret Fraser. Upon the death of his mother, he lived for a time with his Fraser grandparents until he ran away and worked in the coal mines. About 1910, three years after his marriage to the widow Elizabeth Sutherland, they sold the farm and moved to Calgary and Coalhurst, Alberta where he again worked in the coal mines. After Elizabeth's death, he placed the children in an orphanage in New Westminister, BC and enlisted in World War 1. Later, he saw the children a few times and helped Murray get his first job when he got out of the orphanage in 1922. The family lost touch with him soon after this and later found out he had moved to the Cranbrook, BC area and prospected until about 1930, then was a cooks helper in various logging camps until his retirement in 1937. (Information from his grandson, William S. Dunbar.)

Children by Alexander Sutherland:

i George Sutherland #3431 b. 6 Aug 1894, West River, NS, Canada, occupation CDN Field Artillery, d. 9 Nov 1917, France. 1) Soldier in the Canadian Army 2) Died at the battle of Passachendale, France.

ii Alfred Sutherland #3432 b. 5 Mar 1896, West River, NS, d. 1955, Canada.

iii Jean Sutherland #3433 b. 18 Jun 1898, West River, NS, occupation Nurse, d. Sep 1982, Boston, MA, USA.

iv Jack Sutherland #3434 b. 7 Dec 1901, West River, NS, occupation Millwright, d. ABT 1960, BC, Canada. Lived in Woodfiber, BC.

Children by William Roderick Dunbar:

v Seldon Murray Dunbar #1630 b. 1908, West River, NS, Canada, occupation Gardner, m. 24 May 1931, in Portland, OR, USA, Isabella "Belle" Annie Scott #3435, b. 10 Apr 1913, Lethbridge, AB. Seldon died 26 Apr 1983, Portland, OR, USA, buried: Lincoln Memorial, Portland, OR. Isabella: Daughter of Robert Scott and Margaret Campbell.

vi Robert Henry Dunbar #1631 b. 1910, Westville, Pictou, NS, Canada. Robert lives at Blind Bay, BC. He never married. Worked on the big Hydro Projects in BC.

46. Margaret "Annie" Rath #1620 (13.Robert3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 5 Jul 1875, Onslow, NS, m. 21 Dec 1898, in Hilden, NS, Scott W. Johnson #3457, b. 1866, of Hilden, Col. Co., NS, occupation Farmer, d. 1920, buried: Hilden Cemetery #99 Stone #7. Margaret died ?. Scott: Son of Henry Johnson and Mary Scott.

Children:

i Albert "Alfred" Johnson #3458 b. 1900, Hilden, NS.

ii Sedley Johnson #3459.

iii Hugh Johnson #3460.

47. Wilbert Rath #1570 (15.Walter3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 25 Jun 1871, Camden, Colchester Co, NS, Canada, ref: AFN:K714-LS, m. 15 Nov 1899, in St. Andrew's Manse, Truro, NS, Louisa Jane Burgess #1577, b. 15 Nov 1879, Old Barns, NS, 8 Feb 1880, (daughter of Nelson Burgess #2031 and Margarett "Maggie" Clark #2032) d. 14 May 1950, White Rock, BC, buried: Surrey, BC. Wilbert died 14 Feb 1957, White Rock, BC, buried: 17 Feb 1957, Surrey, BC. The 1901 census shows Wilbert's mother-in-law, Margaret McMillian and her sons Frank, Albert and John living in his house. Page 19 for Camden. Listed in McAlpine's 1907-8 directory: far, Camden. Louisa: Birth date in Family Bible.

Children:

i Arthur Fulton Rath #1578 b. 23 Nov 1900, Camden, NS, d. 13 Nov 1945, Edmonton, AB. Arthur had TB and spent time in the hospital in Edmonton, AB.

ii Nellie Margaret Rath #1485 b. 1905, Camden, Col. Co., NS, Canada, m. 19 Feb 1931, in Westlock, Alberta, Canada, Robert Stanley Davison #1479, b. 30 Aug 1901, Rawdon/Woodville, Hants Co., NS, Canada, (son of George William Davison #1474 and Ethel Outerbridge Wilcox #1478) occupation Truck driver, d. 3 Aug 1983, Kamloops, BC, buried: 6 Aug 1983, Clearwater, BC, Riverview Cem. Nellie died 17 Oct 1986, Clearwater, BC, Canada, buried: 21 Oct 1986, Clearwater, BC, United Church, Riverview Cemetery Plot M-13.

iii Edna Olive Rath #1579 b. 7 Feb 1909, NS, Canada, m. 23 Oct 1929, in Minburn, Alberta, Canada, Thomas Clifford Simmonds #1660, b. 20 Nov 1896, Elmsdale, Hants Co, NS, Canada, (son of Thomas Clifford Simmonds #4005) d. 19 Nov 1959, Alberta, Canada. Edna died 4 Feb 1932, Minburn, AB, Canada, buried: Minburn, AB.

iv Wilbert Roy Rath #1580 b. 18 Jan 1912, Leefield, AB, d. 5 Mar 1912, Minburn, AB. Death date in Family Bible.

v Hazel Day Rath #1581 b. 1915, Minburn, AB, Canada, occupation Dental Receptionist, m. 9 Jan 1941, in Minburn, Alberta, Canada, Wesley Isaac Powell #1647, b. 14 Feb 1908, Kenlis, SK, Canada, occupation Bank Manager, d. 2 Jan 1948, Leader, SK, Canada, buried: Leader, SK. Hazel died 9 Feb 1990, White Rock, BC, Canada, buried: Surrey, BC.

vi Annie Mildred Rath #1582 b. 1918, Minburn, AB, Canada

vii Florence Evelyn Rath #1583 b. 1924, Vermillion, AB, Canada

48. Chesley Walter Rath #1575 (15.Walter3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 16 Aug 1893, Camden, Colchester Co, NS, m. Eva Isobel Gardner #3467, b. 1886, d. 1967, buried: Camden Cem, Camden, NS, Stone # 11. Chesley died 1965, Camden, Colchester Co, NS, buried: Camden, NS, Stone #11. Truro Directory - County - 1918 - 1919: Rath, Chesley, Farmer, Camden. Birthdate from the 1901 Census for Camden and shows him living with his parents.

Children:

i W. Gardner Rath #3477 b. 1923, d. 1973, buried: Camden Cemetery. His wife Beverley J. born 1923 also on headstone.

49. Charles Dawson Rath #1576 (15.Walter3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 24 Feb 1897, Camden, NS, m. Gertrude Maude Rath #1637, b. 1906, Five Mile River, NS, Canada, (daughter of Isaac Rath #1607 and Susan Watson #1636) d. 22 Nov 1976, buried: Harmony Cem, NS. Charles died 1973, buried: Harmony Cem stone #3. Charles and Gertrude are 1st. cousins once removed.

Children:

i Hazel June Rath #1639.

ii Francis Dawson Rath #1640 b. 1926, m. Elizabeth M. #12905, b. 1929. Francis died Dec 1993, NS, Canada, buried: Harmony Cemetery, Truro, NS. Francis died of cancer. Also on the headstone is wife Elizabeth M. 1929 -

iii Charles Leslie Rath #1641.

iv Susan Blanche Rath #1642.

v Elroy Walter Rath #1643.

vi Winnifred Brenda Rath #1644.

vii Morris Roger Rath #1645.

viii Leah Faye Rath #1646.

50. Alonzo Rath #1624 (16.George3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 26 Oct 1869, Camden, NS, occupation Sawyer, m. 24 May 1887, in Harmony, Col. Co., NS, Jessie C. Murray #2521, b. 8 Jun 1866, Harmony, NS, d. 1943. Alonzo died 1945, buried: Harmony Cem, Truro, NS, Stone # 114. Alonzo had a claw hand and could put a hook on it, I am not sure how he lost his hand. Jessie: Daughter of Duncan & Elizabeth (Smith) Murray.

Children:

i Elizabeth Rath #3306 b. 25 Feb 1888, Hants Co., NS, m. 30 Dec 1906, in Windsor, NS, Alfred (Fred) Tarr #3312, b. 30 Sep 1882, NS, Canada, occupation Millwright/Farmer, d. 1 May 1966, buried: South Maitland, NS. Elizabeth died 15 Apr 1948, NS, Canada.

ii Eleanor Rath #3307 b. 1891, m. Alex Goff #3410.

iii Nellie Rath #3308 b. 11 Apr 1895, NS, m. Austin Anthony #3411.

iv Lewis R. Sgt. Rath #3309 b. 3 Feb 1894, Truro E., NS, Canada, occupation 112th. Highlanders, d. 1966, buried: Harmony Cem, Truro, NS.

v Margaret Rath #3310 d. 1906.

vi Eldridge A. Rath #3311 b. 18 May 1889, Truro E., NS, Canada, occupation 185th. Highlanders, m. May Harnish #3418. Eldridge died 1955, buried: Harmony Cem, Truro, NS, Stone # 105.

51. Murdock Rath #1625 (16.George3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 1868, Camden, NS, m. Estelle Berkley #2522, b. 1884, d. 1946. Murdock died 1958, NS, Canada. Murdock went to California when young, married and raised his family there.

Children:

i Roetta Rath #3550 m. (1) divorced, Rodney Graf #3553, m. (2) Edwin Johns #3557.

ii George Rath #3551 m. Aleta Bales #3567.

iii Charles Rath #3552.

52. Nancy Annie Rath #2524 (16.George3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 1872, Camden, NS, m. (1) Len Golden #5238, b. 1872, m. (2) Daniel P Woods #16920. Nancy died 1945. "Annie" and her 4 children are listed in the home of her parents in the 1901 census - Salmon River, Colchester County, NS.

53. Ellen A. Rath #2525 (16.George3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 21 Jan 1874, Camden, NS, m. 4 Jul 1892, in Harmony, Col. Co., NS, Frank Francis George Reid #3427, b. 20 Jun 1860, Musquodoboit, NS, d. 24 Dec 1913, Harmony, Truro, NS, buried: Harmony Cem, Truro, NS, Stone # 111. Ellen died 19 Jan 1914, Harmony, Truro, NS, buried: Harmony Cem, Truro, NS, Stone # 111. Birthdate from the 1901 census for Salmon River, Lower Harmony, page 18. Frank: Birthdate from the 1901 Census for Salmon River, Harmony. Also shows he was of Scotch descent. He is the son of Simon & Janet Reid.

Children:

i Leonard Reid #4997 b. 6 Oct 1893, Harmony, NS.

ii Blanche Reid #4998 b. 31 Mar 1896, Harmony, NS.

iii Germaine Reid #4999 b. 8 Nov 1897, Harmony, NS. The information was in the 1901 census. The first name is difficult to read and may be incorrect.

iv Viola Reid #5000 b. 31 Jul 1899, Harmony, NS.

54. Freeman Rath #2527 (16.George3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 28 Jul 1877, Camden, NS, occupation Farmer, m. 25 Oct 1899, in Colchester Co., NS, Date is recorded date., Minerva Pearson #3461, b. 25 Sep 1872, (daughter of Nancy _____ #4996) d. 1967. Freeman died 1960, Camden, NS, buried: Camden Cem, NS, Stone # 38. The 1901 Census shows Freeman's mother-in-law, Nancy Pearson, living with them in Camden. Listed in McAlpine's 1907-8 Directory: Farmer, Camden. Truro Directory - County: RATH, Freeman, farmer, Camden. Minerva: Daughter of John & Nancy Pearson.

Children:

i Florence M. Rath #3478 b. 8 Apr 1900, NS, Canada, m. Frank MacKenzie #3485, b. 1889, d. 1967. Florence died 1977, buried: NS.

ii Harry Alden Rath #3481 b. 1901, NS, m. Hazel McCallum #12571, b. 1908, d. 1997, buried: Camden Cemetery. Harry died 1989, NS, buried: Camden Cemetery, Camden, NS. Also buried in Camden Cemetery and written on same stone - Infant daughters Thelma Verna - 1928 and baby - 1937.

iii Ernest Rath #3482 m. Sally Gough #3519.

iv Jessie Rath #3483 m. Stuart Kirkpatrick #3520. Jessie died 17 Oct 1987.

v Elvin Rath #3484 m. Beatrice Mac Callum #3521.

vi Stanley Burton Rath #3462 b. 15 Jun 1916, Camden, NS, Stanley died 10 Aug 2000, Camden, NS, buried: Camden Cemetery. Dairy farmer in Camden, NS. Suffered a number of strokes.

55. Lawrence Rath #2528 (16.George3, 3.Mary2, 1.John1) b. 4 May 1879, Camden, NS, m. Margaret Fields #3479. Lawrence died 1959, buried: Camden Cem, Camden, NS, Stone # 39. Listed in McAlpine's 1907-8 Directory: I C R, Camden.

Children:

i Ivy Rath #3480.

Field Family Researchers/Cousins

Thank you to all who have shared their family information. I would love to hear from anyone who can add or correct any of the information found here.

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