John P.A. Nesbitt

29 January 1854–7 August 1929 (Age 75)
St. Stephen, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of John P.A.

When John P.A. Nesbitt was born on 29 January 1854, in St. Stephen, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Schuyler Frederick Nesbitt, was 32 and his mother, Sarah A. Hall, was 30. He died on 7 August 1929, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in St. Stephen, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Schuyler Frederick Nesbitt
Sarah A. Hall
Sarah Ann Nesbitt
Elizabeth Penelope Nesbitt
Jellison Hall Nesbitt
Mary Nespith
Margaret Eliza Nesbitt
John P.A. Nesbitt
Love Purity Nesbitt
Temperance Leona Nesbitt
David Frederick Nesbitt

Parents and Siblings




    Elizabeth Penelope Nesbitt


    Jellison Hall Nesbitt


    Mary Nespith


    Margaret Eliza Nesbitt


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World Events (4)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 13

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 15

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 26

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Borders), northern English, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of several places in the Border region of Scotland called Nesbit(t) or Nisbit, named in northern Middle English with nese ‘nose’ + bit ‘mouthful’, ‘piece of ground’ (Old English bita) or bit ‘bend’ (Old English byht, modern bight). The place names refer either to a piece of raised land sticking up like a nose, or to a bend in a river shaped like a nose.

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

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  • John P A Nesbitt, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"

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