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PIDGEONs of St John, NB (Nelson)

Nelson C PIDGEON was the seventh son of Jacob Henry PIDGEON and Mary BRITTAIN (see the PIDGEONs of St John family tree).  He was a farmer at Sprngfield, Kings County in 1851.  His son Nelson Jr emigrated to Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA about 1884.

Notes:
   ab. = about,  b. = born,  bp. = baptised,  bu. = buried,  d. = died,  m. = married,
Nelson Collins PIDGEON (b.11/1/1821, Greenwich, NB – d.27/7/1854, Saint John) farmer
   m.(5/9/1842, Springfield, NB) Martha BRAMAN (b.ab.1821, Lower Kars, NB – d.)
    |    1851:  at Springfield, Kings Co, NB – Nelson & Martha;  Ann, Margaret
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    |– Julia Ann PIDGEON (b.ab.1842, Kars, NB – d.11/11/1915, Kars)
    |      m.(27/10/1859, Saint John) Henry FLEWELLING (b. – d.)
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    |– Margaret E PIDGEON (b.ab.1848, NB – d.23/1/1893, Saint John)
    |      m.(19/5/1869, Saint John) William HOLLOWAY (b.21/10/1847, England – d.18/3/1915)
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    |       |– Martha HOLLOWAY (b.04/12/1872, Saint John NB
    |       |– Maud E HOLLOWAY (b.14/12/1875, Saint John NB, – d.15/12/1946, Saint John NB
    |      └  Mabel Annie HOLLOWAY (b.08/1/1878, Saint John NB, – d.01/12/1952, Saint John NB
    |              m.() Joseph L MERCER (b. – d.)
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    |– Mary Anne PIDGEON (b. after 1851, NB – d.)
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   └  William Nelson Collins PIDGEON (b.14/7/1855, Saint John – d.) Millman, labourer, wire maker
           m.(ab.1879) Augusta HENRY (b.5/1856, Saint John – d.)
            |    1881:  at Portland, St John – Nelson & Augusta;  John
            |    1884:  Emigrated to Cambridge, Mass, USA – Nelson & Augusta;  John, Harry
            |    1900:  at 528 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge  – Nelson & Agustar;  John H, Harry B, Percy L, Ella C
            |    1920:  73 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA, USA  – Nelson & Anna;  Percy L  + 2 lodgers                  [3/8 ch]
            |    1930:  104 Inman St, Cambridge, MA, USA  – Nelson & Anna U;  Percy L    
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            |– John Henry Lemington PIDGEON (b.30/1/1880, Saint John – d.1921, Arlington, MA) shipper
            |      m.(17/5/1900, Cambridge, MA) Viella Cecilia SHAY (b.22/10/1882, Clarks Harbour, NS – d.11/1967,
            |       |                                                    :                                                                               Arlington, MA)
            |       |                                                   m2.() Fred H BUCHANAN (b.ab.1878, Cananda – d.)
            |       |                                                        1940:  at 815 Concord Turnpike, Arlington, MA – Fred H & Ella
            |       |    1900:  at 528 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge  – John H & Ella C (with John’s parents – see above)
            |       |    1910:  Douglass St, Cambridge, MA, USA – John D & Viela C;  Marion A, Robert K  [2/3 ch alive]
            |       |    1920:  11 Arborwood St, Arlington, MA, USA – John H & Viela C;  Marion A, Robert N
            |       |                                                                                  (with Viella’s parents Robert S & Ida May SHAE)
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            |       |– Marion Anna May PIDGEON (b.6/3/1901, Cambridge, MA – d.2/1/1990, Malden, MA) book keeper
            |       |      m.() Charles Thomas WHARTON (b.6/4/1900, Liverpool, England – d.8/1966, Arlington, MA)
            |       |       |    1940:  at 815 Concord Turnpike, Arlington, MA – Charles T & Marion;  Richard C, John I,
            |       |       |                                             Charles T (jr), Fred H – (with Fred H & Ella BUCHANAN, see above)
            |       |       |    1958, Apr 25:  arr. Liverpool from NY on mv Britannic - Charles T & Marion (on 2 week visit to
            |       |       |                                                                                                                West Derby, Liverpool)
            |       |       |– Richard Charles WHARTON (b.15/5/1921, Arlington, MA, – d.3/6/1991, 70y, Belfast, ME)
            |       |       |      m.() ? ?
            |       |       |       |
            |       |       |
            |       |       |– John Irving WHARTON (b.19/10/1923, Arlington, MA, – d.28/4/1993, 69y, Laconia, NH)
            |       |       |– Charles Thomas WHARTON Jr (b.29/6/1928, Arlington, MA, – d.13/8/2004, 76, Gilford, NH)
            |       |       |– Alice WHARTON (b. – d.)
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            |       |– Robert Nelson PIDGEON (b.16/3/1905, Arlington, MA – d.31/8/1980, Arlington, MA) barber
            |       |      m1.(1928, Arlington, MA) Mary G BABIN (b.ab.1908 – d.ab.1938)
            |       |       |    1940:  at 815 Concord Turnpike, Arlington, MA – Robert (wid);  Robert jr
            |       |       |                                                                                 (with Fred H & Ella BUCHANAN, see above)
            |       |       |– Robert Frederick PIDGEON (b.5/3/1929, Arlington, MA – d.29/4/2005, Wilmington, MA)
            |       |       :
            |       |      m2.(ab.1940) Veronica HUGHES (b.ab.1908 – d.ab.1940)
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            |      └  John Irving PIDGEON (b.15/1/1907, Cambridge, MA, – d.17/4/1908, Cambridge, MA)
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            |– Harry Barnhill PIDGEON (b.15/11/1881, Saint John – d.) Salesman, market man
            |      m.(29/7/1912, Brookline, MA) Mabel Louise STAFFORD (b.ab.1887, Saint John – d.)
            |            1920:  81 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA, USA  – Harry B & Lavinia  + lodger
            |            1930:  45 Egerton Rd, Arlington, MA, USA  – Harry B & Louise
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            |– George Nelson PIDGEON (b.2/1885, Cambridge, MA – d.22/4/1888, Cambridge, MA)
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            |– Alfred L PIDGEON (b.11/1886, Cambridge, MA – d.20/9/1887, Cambridge, MA)
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            |– Ernest D PIDGEON (b.ab.3/1892, Cambridge, MA – 20/8/1894, 2y 5m, Cambridge, MA)
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            |– Horace Rosewell PIDGEON (b.7/12/1894, Cambridge, MA, USA – d.8/4/1897, 2y 4m, Cambridge, MA)
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           └  Percy Leroy PIDGEON (b.28/2/1898, Cambridge, MA, – d. after 1947) Chauffeur
                   m1.(1924, Cambridge, MA) Margaret V ? (b.ab.1901, MA – d.)
                    :    1930:  104 Inman St, Cambridge, MA, USA  – Percy L (married) with parents Nelson & Anna U; 
                   m2.(1938, Cambridge, MA) Winifred B ? (b.ab.1901, NS – d. after 1947)
                    |    1940:  at 19 Herbert Ave, Saugus, Essex, MA – Percy L & Winifred B;  Robert J

                    |                                                                                                          + Walter G WINSLOW (roomer)

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