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First Hillsborough United Baptist Church Cemetery

Hillsborough, N.B.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

This monument is erected by Martha

widow of the late Thomas Taylor

as a tribute of respect to his memory

he died March the 8th 1831

in the 28th year of his age

 

 

Here lie the mortal remains of

William Taylor & Martha McReady

his wife. Native of the County of Antrim

North of Ireland

Mrs Taylor died Jan'ry 4th 1813

in the 84th year of her age

and William Taylor died June the 20th

1820, Aged 84 years

     

 

William Francis

the infant son of

William & Mary Taylor lies here

he died Febr'y the 20th 1858

aged (2)? months and 21 days

     

     

Erected by

Abraham & Elizabeth Steves

in memory of two of their sons

Eli & David

Eli died Feb'ry the 19th 1828

aged 11 months

David died Jan'y the 24th 1829

aged 6 days

Harmon R

son of Levi T & Olive Steves

died Aug 1, 1854

AEt 3 m's

    

 

Erected by Abraham & Elizabeth Steves

in memory of their son Abraham

who died ? 19th 1825

? his 2nd

 

Simon

son of P & M Gillis

died July 15, 1858

aged 11 mo

In memory of Abraham Steves

who died Sept 16, 1869

in the 86 year of his age

Erected by Abraham Steves

in memory of his late wife Elizabeth

who departed this life

Oct'r the 3rd 1854

in the 44th year of her age

    

Erected in memory of Maria

wife of Stephen Steves

who died Sep't 8 1847

age 25 years

 

    

Erected by Israel & Elizabeth Powell

in memory of their son Abraham

who on the 6th day of July 1823

fell into a well and was drowned

aged 15 months

 

    

In memory of William Powell

who was drowned July 4th 1837

aged 24 years

In memory of Nancy Elizabeth

the daughter of

Christian & Martha Steves

who died 27th Oct 1854

aged 17 years

Joseph

son of C & M Steves

died March 12, 1863

aged 8 years

Henry A

son of Henry Jonah

died 22 April 1837

aged 16 months

 

Unknown

[not legible]

 

?

died April 13, 18??

Unknown

[not legible]

Erected in memory of James Boyd

who died Aug't the 3rd 1834

in the 53rd year of his age

Erected by Benjamin Joney

in memory of his wife Jane

who died July 23rd 1833

in the 38th year of her age

 

Enoch the infant son of

Elijah & Rebeka Milton lies here

he died Dece'r 25th 1836

aged 5 months

 

 

The remains of Daniel Shannon

a native of Ireland lies here

who on the 29th of May

1817 was drowned in the river

 pedicodiac Aetatis 30

This stone is erected by countrymen,

as a tribute to his memory

 

Here lies the body of

Leonard Steves

who died Aug't the 6th 1833

in the 48th year of his age

Sacred to the memory of Freelove

wife of Aaron Steves who died

Dec'r 8th 1841

in the 51st year of her age

In Memory of Aaron Steves

died May 7, 1845 aged 58 years

Freelove his wife

died Dec 8, 1841

in her 51 years

 

    

Erected by George Steves Esq

in memory of his wife Martha

who died Nove'r the 13th 1839

in the 52nd year of her age

 

    

In memory of Mary wife of

William Steves

in the ? years of her age

 

This monument is erected by

John Fredrick Steves as a tribute

of respect to the memory of his

late wife Hannah who lies here

She was born Dece'r the 19th 1809

and died May the 14th 1837

being in her 28th year

    

 

Here lies the remains of

William Henry Steves

who died Sept'er the 23rd 1831

in the 24th year of his age

 

In Memory of

Abraham died Feb 16, 1853

AEt 15 y's 9 m's

Mary died Oct 11, 1853

AEt 18 y's 10 m's

Naomi died Feb 4, 1854

AEt 14 y's 6 m's

Eliza A died June 9, 1856

AEt 10 y's 2 m's

children of John & Jane Steves

 

 

Here ?

Mic?

Ja?

int?

 

    

Erected in memory of Margaret

relict of John Steves

she departed this life

Jan'ry the 2nd 1828

aged 74 years

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aged 69 years

...red

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...1845        ...his

Erected by William Duffy

in memory of his wife Catherine

who departed this life the

13th of Nove'r 1827

aged 38 years

 

Elisabeth

wife of William Duffy

died Aug 20, 1868 aged 77 years

 

Erected in memory of

Moses Steves

who died May 3 1846

in the 33 year of his age

 

Erected by John & Jane Steves

in memory of their son Leonard

who died May the 28th 1812

aged 5 years

also their grandson William Thos Taylor

he died April the 25th 1828

in his 7th month

 

Je?

the infant son of

John & R Taylor

lies here

he died June the 12th 1836

aged 4 months

Erected in memory of Samuel Taylor

who on the 10th of Aug't 1828

was unfortunately drowned in the

river Pedicodiac in the 17th year of his age

the body was afterward found and interred

near this stone

 

Margaret

wife of William Gross

died Dec 15, 1855

in the 50 year of her age

 

 

Erected in memory of Richard Gross

who departed this life March 17th 1844

in the 79th year of his age

Also his wife Mary

who departed this life April 17th 1837

in the 69th year of her age

 

In memory of Mary & Jane Taylor

twin sisters

Mary died Mar 5, 1846

age 30 years

Jane died May 25, 1877

aged 61 years

In memory of Rebeca

relict of the late Tate Taylor

died March 22, 1859

in the 85 year of her age

This monument is erected by

Mary Taylor widow of the late

William Taylor as a tribute of respect

to his memory

he died July the 15th 1838

in the 40th year of his age

 

    

In memory of

Mary Steves

who died July 28, 1856

aged 60 years

 

    

Sarah E

wife of Lewis Beatty

died July 13, 1865

aged 31 years

    

Erected by Joel Steves

in memory of his wife late Mary

who died July the 10th 1836

in the 34th year of her age

    

J Alfred Steves

died July 12, 1863

aged 28 yrs

    

J Leveret

son of J Alfred & R Steves

died Sept 1, 1862

aged 13 mo's

 

In memory of

John Steves

who died 29 Sept 18??

aged 75 years

 

Erected in memory of

Nancy Steves

who died Feb'ry 21st 1848

in the 61st year of her age

 

Joseph Steeves

died Mar 30, 1843 aged 53 years

son of Henry & Mary & grandson of

Hendrick & Margaret

first settlers here in 1763

Martha Gross Steeves, his wife

afterwards married to Wm Calhoun

died Jan 16, 1883 in her 90 year

 

Here lies the body of Henry Steves

who departed this life May the 1st

1826 in his 68th year

Also the body of his wife Mary

who died June the 3rd 1826

aged 65 years

Erected by Bloomer & Sarah Ogdon

in memory of their son John Nelson

who died Oct'r the 17th 1824

in his 16th year

 

Erected by Christian & Olive Colepitts

in memory of their daughter

Elizabeth Ann

who died Feb'ry 26th 1833

aged 20 months

Also two infants of theirs lie here

 

Erected by John Fenton

in memory of his wife Grace

who departed this life Feb'ry the 21st 1828

in her 25 year

    

John Steves

died July 30, 1865 aged 77 years

Lydia his wife

died Jan 23 1810 aged 15 years

The remains of John Gleeson

a native of Ireland who spent his life

instructing youth lies near this stone

He died in March 1821

AEtatis 70

----- broken -----

Calvin & Eleanor Mar?

lies here

She died Jan'ry the 25th 1826

aged 4 years

 

Eleanor the infant daughter of

William & Olive Mckay lies here;

She died July the 11th 1840

aged 4 years

 

    

William the infant son of

James & Hannah Marshall lies here

He died Jan'ry 14th 1829

aged 2 months

Erected by John Cameron

in memory of his wife Olive

who died Dece'r the 15th 1837

in the 73rd year of her age

William W

son of David & M Cameron

died 15 April 1857

in his second year

Emma J

dau of J A & N Steves

died June 1, 1860

 

Unknown

 

In memory of [McLatchy]?

died March 8 1847

aged 28 years

 

    

Rev James Wallace

died March 7, 1871

aged 71 years

[Newspaper]

 

<===== side of stone

Susannah

wife of Rev Jas Wallace

died Jan 22, 1882 aged 85 yrs

[Newspaper]

 

Melvina A

[April 21]? [aged 1 year]?

Alfred O

[1858]? [aged 7 months]?

[Infant children...}?

John W & R

 

 

In memory of Jane Steves

who died Sept [2?, 1848]?

in the ? year of her age

 

 

Mary

daughter of John & M [Duffy]?

[June 20th 1854]?

aged 9 years

 

Edward G McLatchy

died Dec 24, 1864 in his 48 year

Oleva A

daughter of E G & J McLatchy

died Dec 20, 1864 aged 10 months

[Newspaper]

 

In memory of John Steves

died Dec 12th 1858

in the 86 years of his age

[Newspaper]

 

     

Almira daughter of

Solomon & Margaret Pearson

died Dec 17th 1843

aged 4 months

 

 

Rebecca

died Dec 29, 1847 aged 1 year

William

died June 22, 1860 aged 14 days

children of E G & J McLatchy

 

Huldah A

daughter of James & Hannah Bray

drowned in the tidal wave

Oct 4, 1869 in her 24 year

[Newspaper]

In memory of Maria

wife of Simon Steves

died March 1, 1863 aged 50 years

Almira

died Dec 11, 1844 age 6 years

 

In memory of James W

son of John & Susan S Cameron

died March 25, 1848 aged 2 years

Sarah E

died June 4, 1854 aged 4 mo's

William C

died Sept 15, 1854 aged 9 years

SHAW

 

In memory of Margaret Wright

died ----- broken -----  aged 63 years

A native of Ireland,

Co Tyrone, Stuartstown

Mary Wright

died March 25, 1887

aged 84 years

 

William H

son of B & N Stevens

died March 2, 1860

aged 5 mo

 

Sacred to the memory of Nancy Wright

who departed this life

July 10, [1846]?

In the 42nd year of her age

In memory of John Wright

died January 12, 1848 age 78 years

Native of Ireland County Tyrone

Stewarts Town

Jane his wife

died June 21, 1854 age 81 years

William Wright

died Nov 3, 1864

aged 59 years

A native of Ireland

 

In memory of John Wright

died May 23, 1875 aged 77 years

A native of Ireland,

Co Tyrone, Stuartstown

 

 

Erected by Anthony & Lucy Stevens

in memory of their children

Ruth & John

Ruth died January the 23rd 1823

aged 14 days

and in consequence of a scald

John died the 15th day of Jan'ry 1824

in the third year of his age

 

    

Phoebe Dowling

wife of

Joseph Woodworth

died

May 11th, 1846

age 40 yrs

    

Here lie the remains of

John Joney

who departed this life

Nov'r the 17th 1830

in the 71st year of his age

    

Erected by John McLatchy

in memory of his wife Lavinia

who died May the 20th 1837

in the 47th year of her age

The body of Duncan Shaw

A native of Angus shire, North Britain

He died 3rd May 1842

aged 74 years

[Newspaper]

     

 

John the infant son of

Duncan & Lois Shaw

lies here

he died March 2nd 1831

aged 5 months

 

Erected Aug't the 3rd 1820

by John & Sarah Edgett

in memory of their infant daughter

who lies here

In memory of John Edgett

died June 13, 1859

aged 71 years

[Newspaper]

Sarah wife of John Edgett

died Nov 14, 1876

aged 82 years

[Newspaper]

 

Erected by Isaac & Rachel Dawson

in memory of their children

Levina & William who lie here

Levina died June the 4th [1825]?

in her 4th year

and William died the 13th of

Sept'er 1826 aged 3 years

 

 

Isaiah Edgett

died April 19, 1864

in the 43 year of his age

 

Adoniram J

son of Hiram & N Edgett

died May 30, 1860

in the 26 year of his age

 

    

George Steeves Esq

died May 16, 1870 aged 86 years

Elizabeth his wife

died May 16, 1871 aged 78 years

[Newspaper - George]

[Newspaper - Elizabeth]

 

     

Erected in memory of

Andrew Steeves

who departed this life

August 20, 1846

in the 65 year of his age

    

In memory of Wm Herbert Steeves

who died Aug 12, 1859 aged 14 years

also Eliza Ann Steeves

who died Nov 11, 1866 aged 2 years

[Newspaper - Wm Herbert]

 

In memory of

Susannah Beatty

----- broken -----

in the 13 year of her age

 

Anna

daughter of W H & E Gross

died Nov 27, 1860

AEt 1 year 1 mo

Nina C

daughter of ? & ?

died

----- broken -----

Thomas J Moffat

died Oct 25, 1865

aged 25 years

[Newspaper]

    

Erected by Thomas Prince

in memory of his wife Miriam

who died May the 16th 1815

in the 26th year of her age

 

     

Erected by John Melton

in memory of his wife Margaret

who departed this life

July the 29th 1827 in her 46th year

 

[Erected by --- ]?

Susannah

who died Oct'r the 5th (1821)?

in her 28th year

Sacred to the memory of

Elizabeth Wallace

who departed this life

Aug't the 19th 1810 in her 17th year

    

Erected by David Steves

in memory of his wife Jane

who departed this life

April the 20th 1814

in the 29th year of her age

Erected by William & Nancy Wilmot

in memory of their infant daughter

Alice Maria

who died Dece'r the 14th 1823

in her 10th month

 

Erected by James & Cathrine Wallace

in memory of their daughter Rebecca

who died April the 20th 1813

in her 15th year

 

     

Sacred to the memory of John Wallace

a native of the County Donegal Ireland

who died Jan'ry the 18th 1835

an old man & full of years aged 97

      

Here lies the body of Cathrine

wife of John Wallace

she died march the 31st 1812

aged 61 years

 

Here lies the body of John Wallace Jun'r

who, on the 25th of Oct'r 1824

was, unfortunately drowned in his

40th year; leaving a wife and an aged

father to bewail his untimely fate. As

a dutiful & tender husband, a sincere friend

and an honest man and charitable to the poor

possessed of those social vritues

through life he was esteemed and in death

lamented by all who knew him

 

     

Erected in memory of James Wallace Sen'r

who died on the 17th of July 1853

in the 81st year of his age

Likewise his wife Catherine

who died August 31st 1853

aged 76 years

[Newspaper]

 

In memory of Alexander Smith

who died July 22 1855

in the 72 year of his age

 

In memory of Ann

wife of Alexander Smith

who died July 18 1851

aged 61 years

 

     

Erected by William & Sarah Smith

In memory of their children viz.

Mary Jane who died 9 June 1831

aged 1 year

Catherine Jane who died 14 May 1849

aged 1 year 8 months

 

----- ine

-----ghter of

-----ry Beaty Jr

lies here, she died

March the 1st 1842

aged 5 years and ?

James Wallace

the infant son of

John & Mary Beaty Jun'r

lies here, he died

Dece'r the 8th 1840

aged 1 year and 7 months

 

     

In memory of James Beattey

who on the 8th of Oc'tr 1828

was unfortunately drowned in the river

in his 60th year

the body was afterward found and

interred here

 

Erected by Peter & Sarah Milton

in memory of their children

Margaret and John who lie here

Margaret died March 30th 1834

in her 3rd year

John died April the 18th 1837

aged 20 days

     

Mary eldest daughter of

William & Elizabeth Carlisle

who died March 9, 1841

in the 34 year of her age

In memory of Mary

wife of Thomas Keating

died 15 Nov 1858

aged 28 years

In memory of James W

son of William and Janne Shanesy

who died 23rd Oct 1851

aged 2 years

 

Edwin C

son of J & E O'Neil

died Febr 17, 1860

aged 1 year 8 mo

 

 

In memory of Sarah Ann

daughter of ? &

John J O'Neill

who died Dec 16, 1851

in the 2 year of her age

[Newspaper]

 

In memory of [Charles]? Steves

who died Sept 11, 1862

aged 63 years

In memory of John Smith

who died 23D May 1854

aged 51 years

?

wife of William B ?

died June 9, 1866

aged 19 years

 

         

Erected by Matthias & Sophia Steves

in memory of their son Matthias

who died the 24th May 1820

aged 6 years

 

In memory of

J Millidge Steves

who died

 

    

Erected by John McFarlane

in memory of his wife Sarah

who died Feb'ry the 20th 1832

in the 33rd year of her age

Likewise thier daughter Rachel

who died May the 10th 1823

aged 15 months

 

     

David Wallace

died June 2, 1894 aged 77 y'rs

Mary his wife

died April 4, 1877 aged 61 y'rs

William their son

died Oct 25, 1865 aged 25 y'rs

[Newspaper - David]

[Newspaper - Mary]

In memory of Eleanor R

wife of John Wallace

who died April 27, 1859

aged 36 years

 

Cymintha

wife of John Wallace

died Jan 2, 1865

aged 37 years

 

In memory of William Carlisle

died March 16, 1861 aged 83 years

Elizabeth his wife

died Oct 24, 1863 aged 73 years

[Newspaper - Elizabeth]

In memory of Mary Ann

wife of James Quinlan

who died Sept 18, 1856

In memory of Margaret

wife of Chas Smith

died Febr 21, 1862

aged 85 years

     

Charles Smith

died Nov 29, 1842

aged 73 years

 

Sacred to the memory of

Margaret and Mary Smith

Mary departed this life July 9th 1844

aged 25 years

Margaret died August 29th 1844

aged 29 years

 

Miliner Carlisle

died Jan 19, 1864

aged 44 yrs

Alice his wife

died Oct 28, 1908

aged 85 yrs

In memory of Mary Ann

wife of John Beatty

died June 17, 1863

aged 84 years

John Beaty

died

----- broken -----

Erected by John & Mary Ann Beattey

in memory of their daughter Ann

who died July the 25th 1807

in her 4th year

 

In memory of Sarah

wife of Alexander Steves

who died Sept 23, 1852

in the 66 year of her age

 

 

    

Mathias Steeves

died May 12, 1848 aged 87 yrs

youngest son of

Hendrick & Rachel Steeves

settled here in 1763

Sophia his wife

died Aug 25, 1844 aged 76 yrs

 

 

    

The remains of John & Jane Beattey

native of Ireland, lie near this stone;

which is erected, as a tribute of respect

to thier memory

John Beattey

departed this life July the 17th 1787

in his 44th year

and his wife Jane

died Feb'ry the 24th 1811

in the 79th year of her age

 

     

Erected in memory of

Ann Beatty

who died January 10, 1853

in the 28 year of her age

Her infant child

died Jan 16, 1853

Rachel wife of Heinrich

Heinrich Steves

First settler of Hillsboro 1765

[Newspaper]

 

 

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[Newspaper]

1867 - 1967

In commemoration - William Henry Steeves

One of the Fathers of Confederation

Born at Hillsborough May 20, 1814,

Elected to the Provincial Legislature 1846

Appointed to the Senate of Canada May 1867

Died at "Cedar Cliff" Saint John Dec 9, 1873

Interred Fernhill Cemetery Saint John.

Eldest son of Joseph, the youngest son of Henry,

who was the fifth son of Heinrich Stief.

First settler of Hillsborough in 1766.

Interred in this cemetery about 1778 to 1780

- Erected by the County of Albert 1966 -

In Grateful Remembrance

of our comrades who gave

their lives in the cause

of freedom

1914 - 1918

1939 - 1945

Korea

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At the going down of the sun

and in the morning we will remember them

 

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In memory of Agnes

wife of George Irving

died Dec 28, 1867 aged 82 years

 

In memory of George Irving

a native of ---- ? -----------------?

aged 53 years

and of his son James who died 16 April 1825

in the 4th year of his age

In memory of

Silas

son of John & E [Cameron]?

 

       

Calvin Marshall died April 30, 184? aged 87 years

Eleanor his wife died June 3, 1866 aged 85 years

[Newspaper - Eleanor]

 

In memory of John McLatchy

who died Jan 24, 1854

in the 63 year of his age

Unknown

Erected in memory of Jane [Cameron]?

From the New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Daniel F Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 30 Number 348
Date March 16 1871
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Christian Visitor

Sketch of the late
Rev. James WALLACE, Coverdale (Albert Co.) by his son, Rev. Isaiah WALLACE ... He sweetly fell asleep in Jesus on eve. March 7th, 1871, left widow, two sons, four daughters. A married daughter Mrs. COLPITTS and two infant children had proceeded him to the spirit world. My father was born in Hopewell, N.B., January 17th, 1797, eldest s/o late James WALLACE and Catherine WALLACE of Hillsborough. Three brothers: John WALLACE, Esq., M.P., William WALLACE, Esq., Collector of the Port of Hillsborough and Dea. David WALLACE and four sisters, still survive him. He was baptized by the late Rev. Joseph Crandal. In 1826, he was publicly set apart by the imposition of hands for the glorious work of preaching Christ. The churches in Hopewell, Hillsborough, Harvey, Butternut Ridge, New Canaan, Caledonia, Baltimore and Coverdale enjoyed his labors. Funeral took place Friday March 10th. His remains were buried in the old burying ground in Hillsborough to slumber in the same cemetery with the dust of his parents, grandparents and other kindred. Rev. W.T. Corey conducted the funeral discourses.

 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 57 Number 1370
Date February 1 1882
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Christian Visitor

d. At residence of her daughter, Mrs. G.W. GUNNING, Coverdale (Albert Co.) 22nd Jan.,
Susannah WALLACE widow of Rev. James WALLACE and mother of Rev. Isaiah WALLACE, A.M. of Granville, N.S., 85th year. She was for many years a member of the Baptist church. VISITOR 15th Feb.: Susannah was the daughter of late Elisha PECK, Esq., Hopewell. The deceased professed faith in Jesus under the ministry of the last Rev. Joseph Crandall and was baptized by him nearly half a century ago. She leaves one son, Rev. Isaiah Wallace, three daughters and many grandchildren.

 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 17 Number 1953
Date January 8 1859
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper New Brunswick Courier

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.)
Capt. John STEVES, age 86.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 24 Number 6
Date January 19 1865
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Christian Visitor

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) morn. Dec. 24th, of erysipelas,
Edward G. McLATCHEY, age 48, left widow, eight children. Mr. M. was the subject of early religious impressions, but did not make an open profession of faith till some years after he had affected a settlement in life. He was married in December 1834 to Jane youngest d/o late Michael STEVES, same place. On leaving the parental roof and moving to his own house, his first care was to erect the family altar. It was a little more than three years after he had thus erected the family altar, when on one Sabbath afternoon, in the month of June, he was baptized, with the wife of his youth, on the profession of their faith by Rev. John FRANCIS and thus became identified with the First Hillsborough Baptist Church. On the Sabbath of 5th Dec., it being next to the last Sabbath he spent on earth, he visited one of his brothers who was afflicted with erysipelas and had been confined to his house for a length of time.


Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 22 Number 2793
Date January 21 1865
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper New Brunswick Courier

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) 20th Dec.,
Olivia youngest d/o Edward and Jane McLATCHY, age 10 mos.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 28 Number 16
Date October 8 1869
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Morning News

The Storm - Hillsboro - The most melancholy case resulting in loss of life is that of
Miss H. BRAY, accompanied by C.E. CHESLEY, who had been out driving and were returning over the Lake Road. When about half way across the tide came sweeping toward them and they were carried away with its force. They clung to the pieces of wood which floated along with them for some time but finally became separated, and the next morning young CHESLEY succeeded in getting to the shore, but sad to say Miss BRAY was drowned. Her body has since been recovered. (see original)
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 10 Number 941
Date May 20 1843
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper New Brunswick Courier

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.), Wednesday 3rd inst.,
Duncan SHAW, native of Forfarshire (Scotland), age 76, emigrated to this Province about 1790.

 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 17 Number 2245
Date June 25 1859
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper New Brunswick Courier

d. Monday morn., 13th inst.,
John EDGETT, Esq., Hillsborough (Albert Co.)

 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 39 Number 1697
Date November 16 1876
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper The Daily Telegraph

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) 14th inst.,
Sarah EDGETT relict of John EDGETT, Esq., age 83, left family.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 28 Number 1579
Rank 101
Date June 9 1870
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper
Christian Visitor
d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) 16th ult.,
George STEVES, Esq., age 87, member of Baptist Church in this place.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 30 Number 443
Date June 1 1871
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Christian Visitor

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) 16th ult.,
Elizabeth STEVES widow of George STEVES, Esq., age 78, member of the Church of Christ.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 18 Number 241
Date August 15 1859
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Morning News

William Herbert STEEVES eldest s/o Hon. W.H. STEEVES, age 13, was drowned Friday last, while bathing in the Petitcodiac River (West. Co.)
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 23 Number 425
Date October 28 1865
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Saint John Globe

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) Wednesday morn., 25th inst., of typhoid fever,
Thomas J. MOFFAT, Druggist, age 25, left wife left wife.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 14 Number 1579
Date July 23 1853
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper New Brunswick Courier

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) 17th inst.,
James WALLACE, Esq. father of Rev. James WALLACE, age 81. The deceased was a native of Horton, N.S.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 21 Number 923
Date November 2 1863
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Morning News

d. Halifax, N.S., 25th ult., at her residence,
Elizabeth relict of William CARLISLE, age 71.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 87 Number 5
Date March 3 1893
County Westmorland
Place Moncton
Newspaper The Times

Exerpts from A history of
Henrick Steeves by W.O. Raymond, submitted to the St. John 'Sun' - In May 1763, three years after the taking of Quebec by the English and shortly after the treaty of peace between England and France, six German families left Pennsylvania to settle on the Petitcodiac River. The sailed in a sloop commanded by Capt. HALL. After a long and wearisome passage they arrived at a place now called Hillsboro, July 1st, and landed at a small creek on the north side of Gray's Island. Here the Steeves family, consisting of Hendrick, the father; Rachel STEEVES, his wife and their seven sons, Jacob, John, Christian, Frederick, Lutrick, Henry and Matthias, whose respective ages were 14,12,10,8,6,4 and 2 years, built a log house and made it their headquarters. ... Jacob STEEVES, the eldest son, now began to think he ought to have a wife, so he paid a visit up the river among his old friends and concluded Jacob LUTZ's eldest daughter, Catherine LUTZ would suit him. Jacob was pretty young, but he was a man of about 200 pounds in weight and Catherine was willing, so Jacob took to himself a wife, brought her home and built a log house about 30 rods from his father's. Here he went to work to make a farm and they built up the dykes to keep the tide out of the marsh. A few years passed and John thought he must also have a wife. He married Peggy LUTZ, a sister to Jacob's wife, and started a farm half a mile from his brother Jacob. ... Hendrick STEEVES, third s/o Christian STEEVES, married R. TRITES, a daughter of Jacob TRITES. He started a farm in Coverdale (Albert Co.). Frederick STEEVES, the fourth son, married a sister of Christian's wife. He settled in the Parish of Moncton at Boundary Creek. Lutrick STEEVES, the fifth son, married a Miss PORTER of Nova Scotia and settled at Turtle Creek. The regiment stationed at Fort Lawrence was disbanded after the close of the Revolution and many of the troops settled along the Petitcodiac River. Among the number was Jacob BECK who was called 'the King's baker'. He settled at Salisbury. Henry STEEVES, the sixth son, married one of Beck's daughters and settled on his father's homestead. Matthias STEEVES married Sophia BECK, a sister of Henry's wife. He also settled on the homestead near his brother Henry. About the years 1765 a man by the name of GRAY took up a block of land between Gray's Island and McLatchy Creek and named the Island after himself. At the close of the Revolution in 1782, Martin JONAH with his family came from Holland and settled on the Gray lot and held it by possession. About the same time a man named BECK, a brother of Henry's wife, took up a piece of land which is now the Wallace property. Another man named WICKWIRE took up a piece of land to the south of this, which after 1812 was transferred to the Taylors, Camerons, Gross and Carlisle. About the year 1795, Henry, the sixth son of Hendrick Steeves, commenced preaching. He was the only minister they had in the neighborhood until the late Rev. Joseph Crandall came and in October 1822, organized the first Hillsboro Baptist Church with 70 members. The first vessel was built in Albert Co. in 1816 by the Jacob STEEVES' three sons, Jacob STEEVES, John STEEVES and Leonard STEEVES. She was called the "Three Brothers" and would carry about 60 tons. The second vessel was built by Mr. GROSS in 1817, a brig of about 169 tons. About the year 1817, a man by the name of McRAY commenced ship-building at what is now called the Cape, about three miles from the village. Here he began building large vessels and in connection with his business built a distillery and made large quantities of whiskey which for a while was as free as water. But his business soon came to an end. In 1818 the Steeves brothers built three miles of tram road for the purpose of hauling plaster. It was built by simply grading where the land was hard. Where it was soft or marshy the track was built up with timber and covered with poles. The rails, which were made of wood, were fastened to the sleepers with wooden pins. The cars would carry from two or three tons. They were drawn by two or three oxen or horses. The plaster at that time was worth from $3 to $4 a ton on the shore. About this time John McRAY, the ship builder at the Cape, was doing a large business getting plaster at Lower Hillsboro. In 1823, the price of plaster went down to less than $3 a ton, and the manufacturers came to the conclusion that it wouldn't pay so they abandoned the business. But now, in 1892, the plaster is worth 80 cents to $1 a ton, yet business is carried on profitably. The first man appointed as post master was W.H. STTEVES in 1832. At first they had only one mail a month or as often as it was convenient to go for it. The county of Albert was seperated from Westmorland in 1845. The first member was W.H. Steeves, He was elected 1847 by a large majority and afterwards always elected by a large majority until his death. (see original)

 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 13 Number 2866
Date January 23 1852
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Weekly Chronicle
d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) 16th Dec.,
Sarah Ann O'NEAL d/o John O'NEAL, age 1 year 8 mos.

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 24 Number 390
Date June 14 1866
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Christian Visitor

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) 3rd inst.,
Eleanor relict of Calvin MARSHALL and d/o late Zachariah FINNEY, Wilmot, N.S.

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 34 Number 1177
Date December 10 1873
County Saint John
Place Saint John
Newspaper Daily News

The death of
Hon. William Henry STEEVES, Senator took place yesterday morn. He was the grandson of one of the earliest settlers in N.B., Rev. Henry STEEVES, who came to this Province from Pennsylvania in 1765. The deceased was born at Hillsborough (Albert Co.) and represented his native county in the Legislature for many years, holding successively the office of Surveyor General and Commissioner of Public Works. He was a delegate to both Charlottetown and Quebec conferences in 1864 in relation to confederation and on consummation was called to the Senate of Canada.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 92 Number 2917
Date June 2 1894
County Westmorland
Place Moncton
Newspaper The Times

David WALLACE, a gentleman well known in Albert Co., died at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Jas. BRAY, this city, this morn. Mr. Wallace had been ailing for the past two years, but had only been confined to his bed since the middle of last month. Deceased leaves a wife and six children: J.J. WALLACE, General Freight Agent, I.C.R., Mrs. Jas. BRAY and Mrs. K. BEZANSON, Moncton, Mrs. MANSFIELD, Boston, Mrs. BUCKLIN, Belfast, Me. Mrs. Wallace was twice married, his last wife, by whom he had one child, surviving him. The funeral takes place tomorrow at 1 o'clock from the residence of Mrs. Bray, Victoria St., remains to be taken for interment to his old home in Hillsboro.
 

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 42 Number 2354
Date April 19 1877
County Westmorland
Place Sackville
Newspaper Chignecto Post

d. Hillsborough (Albert Co.) 4th inst.,
Mary WALLACE w/o Dea. David WALLACE, age 61.

 

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