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
1821–1903
Sarah A. Hall
1823–1901
Sarah Ann Nesbitt
1843–1929
Elizabeth Penelope Nesbitt
1845–1864
Jellison Hall Nesbitt
1848–1926
Mary Nespith
1850–1904
Margaret Eliza Nesbitt
1853–1933
John P.A. Nesbitt
1854–1929
Love Purity Nesbitt
1858–
Temperance Leona Nesbitt
1860–1937
David Frederick Nesbitt
1862–1941

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Female1843–1929Female

    Elizabeth Penelope Nesbitt

    Female1845–1864Female

    Jellison Hall Nesbitt

    Male1848–1926Male

    Mary Nespith

    Female1850–1904Female

    Margaret Eliza Nesbitt

    Female1853–1933Female

+4 More Children

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.
1869

Age 15

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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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Sources (1)

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

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