Peter MCNAB

Peter MCNAB

Male 1767 - 1847  (79 years)

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  • Name Peter MCNAB 
    Born 7 Dec 1767  Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Miscellaneous 5 Mar 1806  Eastern Passage, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Appointed as Town Officer, Surveyor of Highways for Eastern Passage 
    Military 6 Jul 1812  Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Member of 1st Company Halifax Volunteer Artillery under Capt. Richard Tremain. 
    Miscellaneous 1820  Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cattle Judge for Fair and Cattle Show (held at Camp Hill) 
    Census 1838  McNabs Island, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Living on the island; Farmer; Household: 2 males above 14 yrs; 5 females above 14 years; Total 8 in family. 
    WILL 31 May 1847  Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Named in his will: wife "Martha", children James, Peter, Mary Ann, Susan, Catherine, Susan Brown, Ann Hunter.  
    Died 1 Jun 1847  McNabs Island, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Person ID I3  McNabs Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2020 

    Father Peter MCNAB,   b. Abt 1735, Breadalbane, Perthshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1799, McNabs Island, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Susannah KUHN,   b. Bef 25 September 1742, Rikon, Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1822, McNabs Island, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Abt 23 Nov 1763  St. Paul's Anglican Church, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joanna CULLITON,   b. Abt 1766,   d. 20 May 1827, McNabs Island, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 8 Feb 1792  St. Matthew's United Church, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12, 13
    Children 
    +1. James MCNAB,   b. 30 Nov 1792, McNabs Island, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1871, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Joanna MCNAB,   b. 16 Sep 1816, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1908, Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. John Henry MCNAB,   b. 11 Apr 1800, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1817, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     4. Sophia Louisa MCNAB,   b. 4 Mar 1807, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Peter MCNAB,   b. 15 Jul 1794, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1856, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. Alexander MCNAB,   b. 6 Jan 1802, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1802  (Age 0 years)
     7. Mary Ann MCNAB,   b. 6 Apr 1805,   d. 4 Nov 1855, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     8. Catherine Elizabeth MCNAB,   b. 22 Feb 1809, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1853, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     9. Ann MCNAB,   b. 7 Mar 1796, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 16
     10. Susanna Mary MCNAB,   b. 22 Apr 1803, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1841, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha FREEMAN 
    Married 17 Jul 1832  St. Paul's Anglican Church, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Type: Marriage Bond 
    License 17 Jul 1832  Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Marriage bond signed 17 July 1832.  
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Dec 1767 - Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Feb 1792 - St. Matthew's United Church, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous - Appointed as Town Officer, Surveyor of Highways for Eastern Passage - 5 Mar 1806 - Eastern Passage, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Member of 1st Company Halifax Volunteer Artillery under Capt. Richard Tremain. - 6 Jul 1812 - Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMiscellaneous - Cattle Judge for Fair and Cattle Show (held at Camp Hill) - 1820 - Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Type: Marriage Bond - 17 Jul 1832 - St. Paul's Anglican Church, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLicense - Marriage bond signed 17 July 1832. - 17 Jul 1832 - Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living on the island; Farmer; Household: 2 males above 14 yrs; 5 females above 14 years; Total 8 in family. - 1838 - McNabs Island, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - Named in his will: wife "Martha", children James, Peter, Mary Ann, Susan, Catherine, Susan Brown, Ann Hunter. - 31 May 1847 - Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jun 1847 - McNabs Island, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Peter McNab
    Peter McNab

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Sydenham Howe's Scrapbook: Joseph Howe and His World, Howe, Sydenham, (Nova Scotia Archives ), https://archives.novascotia.ca/howe/archives/?ID=148 (Reliability: 2).
      Genealogy of McNab Family. Handwritten notes marked ‘copy’, author unknown. Sydenham Howe Nova Scotia Archives 1994-272 page 62.

    2. [S27] History of Halifax City Vol VIII, Akins, T.B., (Halifax,NS: Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Halifax, NS. 1895, 1895 ), 142 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S27] History of Halifax City Vol VIII, Akins, T.B., (Halifax,NS: Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Halifax, NS. 1895, 1895 ), 271 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S27] History of Halifax City Vol VIII, Akins, T.B., (Halifax,NS: Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, Halifax, NS. 1895, 1895 ), 193/194 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S10] Census Returns Nova Scotia 1838, (Nova Scotia Archives), https://novascotia.ca/archives/census/returns1838.asp?ID=247 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S48] Haulin" in the family net: Vol.IV, Gray-Leblanc, Linda, (Author: Halifax, NS. 1999), p. 44 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S41] Nova Scotia Vital Statistics from Newspapers, 1840 - 1843, Punch, Terrence M., (Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS. 1985), 144 (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the Nova Scotian, published on 7 June 1847.

    8. [S28] Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1749-1768: St. Paul's Church, Nova Scotia, Holder, Jean M., (Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS. 1983), 128 (Reliability: 2).
      Index/transcription : License Peter McNAB I Susannah KOWN Marriage would have occurred 23 November or later.

    9. [S3] Marriages Nova Scotia, Government of Nova Scotia, Canada, (Nova Scotia Archives), https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/ItemView.aspx?ImageFile=1700-6&Event=marriage&ID=191116 (Reliability: 3).
      Digital copy of a marriage bond. Marriage bond dated 23 November 1763 which is not a marriage date. Susannah's surname spelt as Koun-variations in spelling are noted in other documents.

    10. [S37] Nova Scotia Vital Records from Newspapers, 1769-1812, Punch, Terrence M., (Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS. 1986), 21 (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from N.S.M. published February 1792

    11. [S36] Religious Marriages in Halifax, 1768-1841, Punch, Terrence M., (Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS. 1991), p.100 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S72] The family of Cassels, Cassels, Robert, (Edinburgh: author ), 122 (Reliability: 3).
      Book is digitised and no longer under copyright - can be accessed at:
      archive.org. This reference directly from Peter McNab himself, in a letter to book author Cassels.

    13. [S48] Haulin" in the family net: Vol.IV, Gray-Leblanc, Linda, (Author: Halifax, NS. 1999), 30 (Reliability: 2).
      Transcribed from records of St. Matthews Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    14. [S36] Religious Marriages in Halifax, 1768-1841, Punch, Terrence M., (Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS. 1991), p.100 (Reliability: 2).
      Name cited as "Martha"

    15. [S105] Nova Scotia Vital Statistics from Newspapers 1829-1834, (Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia ), 83 (Reliability: 2).
      Acadian Recorder, 21 July 1832. Officiant: Archdeacon Willis.

    16. [S3] Marriages Nova Scotia, Government of Nova Scotia, Canada, (Nova Scotia Archives), https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/ItemView.aspx?ImageFile=1800-6212&Event=marriage&ID=197108 (Reliability: 3).
      Digital copy of marriage bond. Marriage occurred two days later.

    17. [S165] Nova Scotia Church Records 1720-2001, (Family Search ), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-8BCJ-Q7V?cc=1925428&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3A6C1G-F2SS (Reliability: 2).
      While most of this collection is digital copies of parish register entries, this particular item is typewritten and obviously transcribed from original document ( likely fragile as contains old marriage bonds, etc. No further information on this particular record provided by Family Search.