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PIDGEONs of St John, NB (William)

William Brittain PIDGEON was born in 1801, in Kings County, NB, which lies just to the north of Saint John. He was the second son of Jacob Henry PIDGEON and Mary BRITTAIN (see the PIDGEONs of St John family tree).

Notes:
   ab. = about,  b. = born,  bp. = baptised,  bu. = buried,  d. = died,  m. = married,
   (+) = extra-marital relationship
William Brittain PIDGEON (b.10/1801, Kings, NB – d.12/5/1890,  Saint John NB) carpenter
   m.(5/2/1829, Portland, Saint John) Sarah Eliza LASKEY (b.5/1808, NB – d.16/10/1889, Saint John)
    |    1880:  at Adelaide St, St John – Wm B, carpenter
    |    1881:  at Portland, St John – William & Eliza;  James (31, son or g-son?  - see below)
    |    1890:  at 6 Marble Cove Rd, St John – William B, carpenter
    |
    |– Jacob Robert PIDGEON (bp.16/4/1830, Greenwich,  Kings – d.3/5/1904, St, Saint John) clerk
    |      m.(28/5/1853, Portland, NB) Elizabeth Ann CARVELL (b.ab.1836, Saint John NB – d.27/11/1901, Saint John)
    |       |    1881:  at Portland, Saint John – Jacob R & Elizabeth;  Hannah, William, Ada, Delia, Chlorind, Edwin
    |       |    1891:  at Portland Lorne, Saint John – Jacob R & Elizabeth;  Hannah, Ada
    |       |    1901:  at Lorne, Saint John – Jacob R & Elizabeth;  Hannah
    |       |
    |       |– Alice G PIDGEON (b.21/3/1854, Saint John – d. before 4/1945. Saint John)
    |       |      m.(15/7/1872, Saint John) Henry Hall DUNHAM (b.Saint John – d. before 4/1945)
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– J Robert DUNHAM (b.17/5/1880, Saint John – d.13/8/1953, Saint John)
    |       |       |      m.() Gertrude ? (b. – d.)
    |       |      └  Mabel Whyte DUNHAM (b.ab.1876 – d.29/11/1953)
    |       |              m.() Miles D MORRELL (b. – d.31/10/1922)
    |       |
    |       |– Hannah E PIDGEON (b.1855. Saint John – d.30/10/1907, Saint John)
    |       |
    |       |– William J PIDGEON (b.ab.1859. Indiantown, Saint John – d.5/3/1893 in Indiantown, Saint John)
    |       |      m.(9/6/1887, Boston, MA) Nellie A. FOYE (b.ab.1867. Portsmouth NH, – d.)
    |       |
    |       |– Ada V PIDGEON (b.ab.1862. Saint John NB, d. 25/2/1910, Saint John)
    |       |      m.(8/6/1898, Saint John) Harry H. WOODWORTH (b.ab.1860. Saint John – d.)
    |       |       |
    |       |      └  Harry WOODWORTH (b.8/11/1902, Saint John – d.)
    |       |
    |       |– Delia B PIDGEON (b.ab.1865, Saint John – d.8/8/1943, Saint John0
    |       |      m.(3/7/1890, Indiantown) Wesley J S MYLES (b.ab.1866, Saint John – d. before 1943)
    |       |
    |       |– Laura PIDGEON (b,6/1867 – d.4/3/1868, Indiantown, Saint John)
    |       |
    |       |– Chlorind PIDGEON (b.11/1871, Saint John – d.13/4/1882, Indiantown, Saint John)
    |       |
    |      └  Edwin Paisley PIDGEON (b.ab.1874, Saint John – d.27/3/1884, Indiantown, Saint John)
    |
    |– Thomas Cunard PIDGEON (bp.12/10/1831, Greenwich, Kings – d.10/11/1868, Indiantown, St John) farmer
    |      m.(10/6/1852, Fredericton, NB) Sarah E URQUHART (b.3/6/1829, Nashwaaksis, York, NB – d.28/5/1896,
    |       |    1861:  at Stanley, York – Thomas & Sarah;  Louise, Margaret J                         \ Cross Creek, York, NB)
    |       |    1891:  at St Mary’s, York – Sarah (wid)  + Laura COLWELL (g-dau)
    |       |
    |       |– Louise Ann PIDGEON (b1/8/1856, Nashwaaksis, York NB – d.1946, Fredericton)
    |       |      m1.() George William COLWELL (b.ab.1856, Jemseg, NB – d. before 1893)
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– Laura Mae COLWELL (b.24/5/1883, Fredericton, NB – d.ab.1954)
    |       |       |      m.() Stephen LOGAN (b. – d.)
    |       |       |– George William COLWELL (b.25/8/1884, North Devon, York NB – d.ab.1945)
    |       |       |– Herbert COLWELL (b.20/11/1885, NB – d.)
    |       |       |– Hiram COLWELL (b.11/3/1887, NB – d.)
    |       |       |– Lloyd J COLWELL (b.23/5/1891 – d.1917,Fredericton)
    |       |       :
    |       |      m2.(25/9/1893, Fredericton) William Ensley BREWER (b.1/6/1850, Zealand, York – d.1926, Fredericton)
    |       |       |    1901:  at Stanley, York – Ansley & Louisa;  Laura, George, Hiram, Herbert, Lloid, Gordon, William
    |       |       |    1911:  at Stanley, York, NB – Ensley & Louisa;  Lloid, Gordon, William, Ada
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– Gordon Moore BREWER (b.16/9/1894, Cross Creek, York, NB – d. after 1954)
    |       |       |– William Wilson BREWER (b.19/12/1896, Stanley, York, NB – d.)
    |       |      └  Ada (adopted) BREWER (b.9/1908, NB – d.)
    |       |
    |       |– Margaret J PIDGEON (b.1859, Nashwaaksis, York, NB – d.)
    |       |      m.(23/5/1892, Fredricton) Burpee Burton SAUNDERS (b.9/2/1852, Penniac, York – d.15/1/1928, 75y,
    |       |       |                                                                                                                         Penniac, York) farmer
    |       |       |    1901:  at St Mary’s, York – Burpee & Margaret J:  Miles (22), Joseph (20), David (16)
    |       |       |    1911:  at St Mary’s, York – Burpee & Maggie:  Frank
    |       |       |    1921:  at St Mary’s, York – Burpee & Margaret  + lodger
    |       |       |
    |       |       |[adopted, 1907]
    |       |       |~ Frank SAUNDERS (b.3/1894, England – d.)
    |       |
    |       |– Elizabeth S PIDGEON (b.ab.1863, Fredericton, NB – d.)
    |       |      m.(6/2/1883, Amesbury, MA) Alexander B CARTER (b.ab.1862, Hampton, NB – d.)
    |       |
    |      └  Thomas PIDGEON (b. – d.12/1883, near Stanley, York NB)
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William Brittain apparently had 2 sons and a daughter.
It seems more likely that ‘son’ James (in the 1881 census) was the son of this daughter, than of William, himself.
   └  daughter PIDGEON (b. – d. after 5/1890)
          (+) ? ?
            |
            |
           └  James Henry PIDGEON (b.1/1847, Saint John – d.23/12/1924, Saint John)
                   m.(18/4/1871, Saint John) Sarah GILLESPIE (b.ab.1853, Saint John – d.6/7/1917, 62y, Saint John)
                    |    1881:  at Portland, St John – James & Sarah;  Frank
                    |    1891:  at Portland Lorne, St John – James & Sarah;  Frank R, Ella, Lottie
                    |    1901:  at 70 Kennedy St, St John – James & Sarah;  Frank, Ella, Lottie
                    |    1911:  at 15 Victoria St, St John – James H & Sarah;  Frank R
                    |    1921:  at 39 Victoria St, St John – James;  Frank (with daughter Lottie WARD – see below)
                    |
                    |– Laura Gertrude PIDGEON (b.ab.1871 – d.23/2/1880, Indiantown, Saint John)
                    |
                    |– Maude Mary PIDGEON (b.10/1873 – d.16/2/1880, Indiantown, Saint John)
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                    |– Arthur Wilber PIDGEON (b.6/1876 – d.28/2/1880, Indiantown, Saint John)
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                    |– Anne Elizabeth PIDGEON (b.1/1877 – d,29/2/1880, Indiantown, Saint John)
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                    |– Annie H PIDGEON (b.12/1878 – d.28/2/1880, Saint John)
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                    |– Frank Robert PIDGEON (b.26/9/1880, Saint John – d.11/2/1958,Saint John) dom. stores clerk
                    |            1921:  Lived with sister Lottie WARD until his death at 410 Douglas Ave.
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                    |– Ella Alberta PIDGEON (b.30/11/1883, Saint John – d.4/7/1918)
                    |      m.(11/8/1909, Saint John) George Arthur PROFITT (b.4/8/1887, Saint John – d.4/1/1943,  66y,
                    |       |                                           :                                                              Seatle, Wa, USA) plumber
                    |       |                                           m2.(ab.1930) Edith B ? (b.ab.1887, Utah – d.)
                    |       |                                            |    1930:  at 49 Main St, Edmonds, Wa – George & Edith B;  Ruth,
                    |       |                                            |                                             Robert, Mary, Donnyan, Edith, Amy E
                    |       |                                            |    1940:  at Riverton, Wa – George & Edith B;  Mary Marie,
                    |       |                                            |                                                    Donna Jean, Edith B Amy Esther
                    |       |                                            |– Mary Marie PROFITT (b.ab.1921, Wa – d.)
                    |       |                                            |– Donna Jean PROFITT (b.ab.1923, Wa – d.)
                    |       |                                            |– Edith B PROFITT (b.ab.1928, Wa – d.)
                    |       |                                           └  Amy Esther PROFITT (b.1929, Wa – d.)
                    |       |
                    |       |    1920:  at Sixth St, Edmunds, Snohomish, Wa, USA – George;  Ruth, Robert (boarders)
                    |       |
                    |       |– Ruth Alberta PROFITT (b.30/6/1911, Snohomish, Wa, USA – d.)
                    |      └ Robert George PROFITT (b.12/5/1914, Edmonds, Wa, USA – d.26/5/1940, Edmonds, Wa)
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                   └  Charlotte (Lottie)  PIDGEON (b.5/8/1887, Saint John – d.ab.1959)
                           m.(3/4/1911, Saint John) Arthur Herbert WARD (b.ab.1886, Saint John – d.29/3/1947, St John)
                            |    1921:  at 39 Victoria St, St John – Arthur & Lottie;  Arthur, Leola  + James; Frank PIDGEON
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                            |– Arthur Hazen WARD (b.29/2/1912,  Saint John – d. before 2007)
                            |      m.() ? ? (b. – d.)
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                           └  Leola Frances WARD (b.11/12/1915, Saint John – d.5/6/2007)
Updated:  04 May 2021
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