James Thomas Settle

Brief Life History of James Thomas

When James Thomas Settle was born on 6 August 1869, in Dartmouth, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, James Thomas Settle, was 27 and his mother, Maria C Gaston, was 21. He married Cecelia Tilley in 1896, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1896 and Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911. He died on 9 October 1945, in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 76, and was buried in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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James Thomas Settle
Cecelia Tilley
Marriage: 1896
Wilfred Havelock Settle
Lily Blanche Settle
Marjorie Settle
Jean Settle
James Thomas Settle

Sources (12)

  • James Settle in household of James Settle, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • James J. Settle, "Canada, Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • James Thomas Settle, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"

World Events (4)


British Columbia joins the confederation.

1909 · First Canadian Flight

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Settle (Yorkshire), from Old English setl ‘abode, dwelling’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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