Horatio Nelson ATKINSON {M} = Rachel PETERS {F}

Married 22 Jul 1847, New Brunswick, Canada

Horatio Nelson

Born 13 Jul 1825, New Brunswick, Canada
Christened 10 Sep 1825
Died 11 May 1905, New Brunswick, Canada
Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada1
Occupation: Farmer and Mill owner
Residence: BET 1851 AND 1861 Shediac Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada
Residence: 1871 Pictou, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada
Residence: 1881 McLennan's Mountain, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada


Alias Rachael ATKINSON
Born 28 March 1825, Folkestone, Kent, England
Christened 3 July 1925, Elmstone, Kent, England
Died 19 October 1900, Minudie, Nova Scotia, Canada2
Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada3
Richibucto Review:
The Death of Mrs H. Atkinson---
The death of Rachel Peters, wife of Horatio Atkinson, of Fort Lawrence, occurred very suddenly Wednesday morning at the home of her son, Mr. Arthur Atkinson, of Minudie. She had been taking charge of the household affairs of her daughter-in-law, who has been very ill, and had prepared the dinner for the family the day preceding her death. Mr. Arthur Atkinson came to Amherst for medical aid, but his mother was dead before her got back. The deceased leaves 7 children, Mrs. Love and Mrs. Fitchett, of Fort Lawrence; C.B. of Moncton, G Fred of Kingston, N.B.; Arthur B of Minudie; William and Nelson of British Columbia. The Funeral was held on Sunday from the residence of her son, Charles B. Atkinson, corner of St. George and Weldon Streets, to the Rural Cemetery at 3 o'clock. Mrs. Atkinson was a daughter of the late Henry Peters, of Richibucto, also a sister of the late Stephen Peters, of Moncton, and the last survivor of her family.
1851 Census shows her arriving in Canada June 1829
1861 Cenus shows birth place England


George Fred {M} = Emma Adelaide PETERS {F} > Family

Married 1875

George Fred

Born 25 Jan 1848, Kent, Westmorland Counties, New Brunswick, Canada
Christened 6 Sep 1848
Died 28 Mar 1911, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada4
Buried 11 Nov 1911, Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada5
Occupation: Merchant

Emma Adelaide

Alias Emma Adelaide ATKINSON
Born 12 May 1848, Rexton, Kent County,New Brunswick,Canada6
Died 4 Jan 1896, New Brunswick,Canada
Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, New Brunswick,Canada7
Parish of Moncton 1871 census: age 20

    = Margaret Jane IRVING {F} > Family

Married 20 Apr 1897, Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada8

Margaret Jane

Born 28 February 1868, Richibucto, New Brunswick, Canada
Died 27 March 1948, New Brunswick, Canada
Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada9
Parents: John Irving and Susan Kirk

Thomas Jones {M}

Born 24 Feb 1850, Richibucto Parish, Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada
Christened 11 Apr 1851, Richibucto Parish, Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada
Died BEF 1861

Charles Peter {M}

Born 4 May 1852, New Brunswick, Canada
Died 17 July 1939, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada10
Buried 19 July 1939, Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada11
Occupation: Train Engineer
Charles P and Barbara Jardine(Married: 10 APR 1877) had the following children:

Wallace Perly Atkinson 1878-1955
Margaret M Atkinson Gerow 1879-
William Douglas Atkinson 1886-1936
George Nelson Atkinson 1887-1916
Hazel Etta Atkinson Hopgood 1897-

William Douglas {M}

Born 1853, New Brunswick, Canada
Died BEF 1920, Ontario, Canada12
Buried 13

Mary Standing {F}

Born 8 June 1859, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died 31 May 1928, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada14
Buried 1 June 1928, Fernhill Cemetery, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada15
Marriage Frank LOVE b: 1870 in Nova Scotia, Canada d:bef 1928

Rachel Peters LOVE b: 16 JAN 1879 married Herbert Walker, Wetmore
Matthew LOVE b: 08 JUN 1889

Susan Natalie {F} = Matthew Colpitts William FITCHET {M} > Family

Married 1885, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada16

Susan Natalie

Alias Nettie S. FITCHET
Alias Nettie S. ATKINSON
Alias Susan Anetta FITCHET (1863)
Alias Susan Natalie MCQUARRIE (21 January 1908)
Born ABT 1865, New Brunswick, Canada
Died 1948
Buried Clay Street Cemetery, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA17
birth could be 1854
birth could be 14 feb 1863 New Brunswick
1891 Canada census Widowed age 25 living with her borther George and his wife Emma in New Brunswick
1910 US census fairbanks, Alaska
McQqarrie, George head age 50 born Canada
McQuarrie, Susan wife age 46 born Canada
Fitchert, Annie M step daughter age 23 born Canada

Matthew Colpitts William

Alias Matthew W. C. FITCHETT
Born 1850, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died 22 December 1886, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA18
Buried 24 December 1886, Fort Lawrence, New Brunswick, Canada19

    = George A. MCQUARRIE {M} > Family

Married 21 January 1908, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States20

George A.

Born ABT 1859
Died 1937, Alaska, USA
Buried Clay Street Cemetery, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA21

Horatio Nelson (Horace) {M}

Born 30 September 1866, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died 10 April 1933, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada22
Buried Cochrane Civil Cemetery, Ontario, Canada23
Referred to as Nelson at young age. Horace later in life.
He lived for a period in Ontario and BC.
In 1891 census listed as Locomotive Engineer boarding in Chapleau, Ontario, single with no family. In 1901 lived in BC. Then 1911 noted in Ontario. In 1921 census, he was married to Rebeca Ewen(b. 1895 Scotland) and they had a 3 year old son named Douglas(who moved to Australia and enlisted in WWII). Horatio Nelson died in Cochrane Ontario in 1933.

Arthur Bowden {M}

Born 30 November 1866, Shediac, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada
Died 28 November 1943, Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada
Buried Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Melfort,Saskatchewan, Canada24
Marriage: Georgette Agnes FRASER b: 21 OCT 1864 in Pine Tree, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Married: 8 APR 1890 in Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada (source:
d:Nov 1918 burial with husband Arthur Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Melfort,Saskatchewan, Canada

Eva Coleman ATKINSON b: 19 DEC 1887 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
George Frederick ATKINSON b: 02 FEB 1891
Annie Netta ATKINSON b: 22 MAY 1892
Horatio Nelson ATKINSON b: 25 APR 1894
Lancelot ATKINSON b: 22 MAR 1896
Susan Dorothy ATKINSON b: JUL 1897
Rachel Peters ATKINSON b: 16 OCT 1900
William Fraser ATKINSON b: 18 APR 1902 in Minudie, Nova Scotia, Canada


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2 : "Atkinson, Rachel Peters death annc 1900"; Primary evidence

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4 : "Atkinson, George obit 1911"; Page Obit notice; Primary evidence

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6 : "Peters -family record written by F. F. Peters"; Primary evidence
birth dates from Family Record written by F. F. Peters

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8 : "Atkinson, George - Irving,Margaret marriage reg 1897"; Primary evidence

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"Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2017), Horatio Peters Atkinson in entry for Charles P Atkinson, 17 Jul 1939; citing Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, certificate 968, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax.

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14 : "New Brunswick Provincial Archives"
Death Certificate 39671
New Brunswick

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16 : "Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics"
Nettie S. Atkinson and Matthew C. W. Fitchet married 1885 in Pictou County
Item can be found in Registration Year: 1885 - Book: 1831 - Page: 265 - Number: 53

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"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 May 2014), 004058561 > image 19 of 1239; Philadelphia City Archives and Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

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“Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871–1920.” Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Illinois Department of Public Health records. "Marriage Records, 1871–present." Division of Vital Records, Springfield, Illinois.

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22 : "Ontario Death Registration"; Primary evidence

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