The Descendants of John Laird


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The Descendants of John Laird

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN1 LAIRD was born in Scotland, and died in Scotland.

Child of JOHN LAIRD is:

2. i. ALEXANDER2 LAIRD, b. Abt. 1770, Scotland; d. PEI.

Generation No. 2

2. ALEXANDER2 LAIRD (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1770 in Scotland, and died in PEI. He married AGNES LAIRD April 25, 1794 in Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland, daughter of JOHN LAIRD. She was born Abt. 1773 in Scotland, and died December 12, 1857 in PEI.

Children of ALEXANDER LAIRD and AGNES LAIRD are:

i. JANET3 LAIRD, b. August 05, 1794, Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland; d. Bef. 1805, Scotland.

3. ii. JOHN LAIRD, b. April 03, 1796, Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland; d. November 08, 1870, Laird's Cove, Lot 24, PEI.

iii. JAMES LAIRD, b. May 11, 1798, Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland.

iv. ALEXANDER LAIRD, b. October 09, 1803, Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland; d. Bef. 1810, Scotland.

4. v. JEANETTE LAIRD, b. August 18, 1805, Scotland; d. May 26, 1891, Lawrence, Mass., USA.

vi. CATHERINE LAIRD, b. September 18, 1807, Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland.

5. vii. ALEXANDER LAIRD, b. December 1810, Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland; d. December 06, 1902, PEI.

Generation No. 3

3. JOHN3 LAIRD (ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born April 03, 1796 in Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland, and died November 08, 1870 in Laird's Cove, Lot 24, PEI. He married ANN VAN BUSKIRK Aft. 1820 in PEI, daughter of JACOB VAN BUSKIRK and SUSANNAH TOWNSHEND. She was born July 12, 1797 in PEI, and died July 1865 in PEI.

Children of JOHN LAIRD and ANN VAN BUSKIRK are:

i. JAMES4 LAIRD, b. PEI.

ii. ANN LAIRD, b. PEI; m. UNKNOWN MCISAAC.

6. iii. MARGARET LAIRD, b. PEI.

iv. JACOB LAIRD, b. PEI.

v. JOHN LAIRD, b. PEI.

7. vi. ABRAHAM LAIRD, b. Abt. 1825, Lot 23, PEI; d. USA.

4. JEANETTE3 LAIRD (ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born August 18, 1805 in Scotland, and died May 26, 1891 in Lawrence, Mass., USA. She married ANDREW NISBET February 28, 1829 in New Glasgow, PEI, son of GEORGE NISBET and MARTHA HART. He was born September 1804 in Paisley, Scotland, and died November 14, 1866 in New Glasgow, PEI.

Children of JEANETTE LAIRD and ANDREW NISBET are:

8. i. ALEXANDER GUILD4 NISBET, b. December 15, 1829, New Glasgow, PEI; d. August 04, 1903, Kaeo, New Zealand.

9. ii. SOPHIA NISBET, b. Abt. 1840, New Glasgow, PEI.

10. iii. MARTHA NISBET, b. New Glasgow, PEI; d. Bef. 1891.

iv. MARGARET NISBET, b. New Glasgow, PEI; m. MURDOCK MACDONALD, March 17, 1857, PEI; b. Lot 22, PEI.

v. AGNES NISBET, b. New Glasgow, PEI; m. JOHN MACKENZIE, February 20, 1862, New Glasgow, PEI; b. Lot 21, PEI.

11. vi. SARAH JEANETTE NISBET, b. October 10, 1845, New Glasgow, PEI; d. November 06, 1924, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

12. vii. MATILDA NISBET, b. January 01, 1853, New Glasgow, PEI; d. April 23, 1942, Fitchburg, Mass., USA.

5. ALEXANDER3 LAIRD (ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born December 1810 in Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland, and died December 06, 1902 in PEI. He married (1) ANN HOUSTON December 06, 1837 in New Glasgow, PEI, daughter of JAMES HOUSTON and JANET MILLER. She was born August 1813 in Kilmacolm, Renfrew, Scotland, and died June 20, 1850 in PEI. He married (2) JANE LOCKERBY October 30, 1851 in Cavendish, PEI, daughter of JOHN LOCKERBY and MARGARET FORBES. She was born December 23, 1820 in Miramichi, New Brunswick, and died March 14, 1880 in Cavendish, PEI.

Children of ALEXANDER LAIRD and JANE LOCKERBY are:

13. i. GEORGE ALEXANDER4 LAIRD, b. December 21, 1852, PEI; d. December 28, 1929.

14. ii. MARGARET JANE LAIRD, b. August 27, 1854, Cavendish, PEI; d. PEI.

15. iii. WILLIAM MELVILLE LAIRD, b. October 07, 1856, Cavendish, PEI; d. March 14, 1930, Essondale, BC.

iv. MARY SOPHIA LAIRD, b. October 19, 1858, Cavendish, PEI.

v. ALEXANDER "DAVID" LAIRD, b. November 28, 1860, Cavendish, PEI; d. January 25, 1897, Little False Bottom, Dakota, USA.

vi. JOHN LOCKERBY LAIRD, b. May 01, 1864, Cavendish, PEI; d. December 01, 1938, Stanley Bridge, PEI; m. IDA TILLIE STEWART, April 25, 1887, Margate, PEI; b. March 13, 1867, PEI; d. April 28, 1922, PEI.

Generation No. 4

6. MARGARET4 LAIRD (JOHN3, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born in PEI.

Child of MARGARET LAIRD is:

i. JEREMIAH5 LAIRD.

7. ABRAHAM4 LAIRD (JOHN3, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1825 in Lot 23, PEI, and died in USA. He married MARY JENKINS 1854. She was born in USA.

Child of ABRAHAM LAIRD and MARY JENKINS is:

i. MARY5 LAIRD, b. Abt. 1870, New Brunswick; d. April 17, 1883, USA.

8. ALEXANDER GUILD4 NISBET (JEANETTE3 LAIRD, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born December 15, 1829 in New Glasgow, PEI, and died August 04, 1903 in Kaeo, New Zealand. He married MARY ANN ROGERS SPICKMAN November 20, 1854 in Manganui, New Zealand, daughter of WILLIAM SPICKMAN and MARY NOONAN. She was born February 25, 1839 in Kaeo, New Zealand, and died May 27, 1911 in 30 Hanmer St., Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Children of ALEXANDER NISBET and MARY SPICKMAN are:

i. LOUIS5 NISBET, b. December 25, 1856, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; m. ELLEN (NELLIE) ROBBINS, November 15, 1878, New Zealand; b. 1856.

ii. ANDREW NISBET, b. November 12, 1858, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; d. 1859, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand.

iii. CHARLES FREDERICK NISBET, b. October 13, 1860, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; d. March 24, 1929, New Zealand; m. AGNES DALY HAYES, January 28, 1885, Nisbet Residence, New Zealand; b. 1861, Whangaroa, New Zealand; d. October 25, 1947, New Zealand.

iv. ALBERT HAYWARD NISBET, b. October 02, 1862, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; d. February 1930, New Zealand; m. SARAH JANE HAYES, July 22, 1885, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; b. February 01, 1864, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; d. September 24, 1915, New Zealand.

v. ALLEN NISBET, b. October 17, 1864, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; d. October 23, 1946, New Zealand; m. (1) MINNIE GERTRUDE STEPHENSON; b. 1872; d. July 22, 1947; m. (2) LAVINIA JANE CRULLER, July 13, 1887; b. May 20, 1868; d. April 08, 1937, New Zealand.

vi. JANET ANNE NISBET, b. July 15, 1867, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; m. (1) THEO GIBBS; m. (2) JAMES HALLIDAY, September 30, 1892.

vii. WILLIAM "ARTHUR" NISBET, b. January 19, 1870, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; m. NINA EVELINE PRIOR, 1897, New Zealand.

viii. GERTRUDE MABEL NISBET, b. January 23, 1872, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; d. 1929; m. RICHARD SOLLOWAY GIBBS, September 20, 1894, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; b. 1871, Auckland, New Zealand.

ix. EMILY MARTHA NISBET, b. September 14, 1874, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; d. 1903; m. FREDERICK WILLIAM GIBBS, September 14, 1892, New Zealand; b. June 06, 1873, Whangaroa, New Zealand.

x. GEORGE "ALEXANDER" NISBET, b. September 25, 1877, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; m. GERALDINE HAYES, 1903.

xi. IDA MARION NISBET, b. March 06, 1885, Kaeo, Auckland, New Zealand; m. ARTHUR J. SEAMER, June 06, 1907, New Zealand.

9. SOPHIA4 NISBET (JEANETTE3 LAIRD, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1840 in New Glasgow, PEI. She married HORATIO HOWATT November 18, 1864 in New Glasgow, PEI, son of PETER HOWATT and ELIZABETH BOWLEY. He was born February 19, 1839 in Tryon, Lot 28, PEI, and died October 23, 1881.

Children of SOPHIA NISBET and HORATIO HOWATT are:

i. ERNEST5 HOWATT, b. June 12, 1869, PEI; d. April 18, 1928, Tryon, Lot 28, PEI; m. ETHEL WAUGH, May 14, 1924; b. January 16, 1882, Wilmot Valley, Lot 19, PEI; d. Aft. 1928.

ii. JENNIE HOWATT, b. PEI; m. CHARLES HARDING, USA.

iii. FREDA HOWATT, b. PEI.

iv. WILLIAM HOWATT, b. PEI.

10. MARTHA4 NISBET (JEANETTE3 LAIRD, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born in New Glasgow, PEI, and died Bef. 1891. She married KENNETH HENRY March 09, 1858 in PEI, son of BENJAMIN HENRY and CATHERINE MCKENZIE. He was born 1837 in PEI, and died 1927 in USA.

Children of MARTHA NISBET and KENNETH HENRY are:

i. UNKNOWN5 HENRY, b. Abt. 1860.

ii. UNKNOWN HENRY, b. Abt. 1861.

11. SARAH JEANETTE4 NISBET (JEANETTE3 LAIRD, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born October 10, 1845 in New Glasgow, PEI, and died November 06, 1924 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She married CHARLES MCLEOD April 18, 1866 in New Glasgow, PEI. He was born 1848 in New Glasgow Road, PEI, and died 1871 in Charlottetown, PEI.

Children of SARAH NISBET and CHARLES MCLEOD are:

i. FRANK5 MCLEOD, b. 1867, PEI; d. 1945; m. ADA LIGHTOWLER; b. 1872; d. 1950.

ii. WALLACE MCLEOD, b. 1868, PEI; d. 1958; m. (1) MARGARET WHITTAKER; b. 1862; d. 1942; m. (2) DORIS E. LEDREW, Aft. 1942, USA.

12. MATILDA4 NISBET (JEANETTE3 LAIRD, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born January 01, 1853 in New Glasgow, PEI, and died April 23, 1942 in Fitchburg, Mass., USA. She married FREDERIC NOBLE November 26, 1879 in Lawrence, Mass., USA, son of MARK NOBLE and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN. He was born 1852 in USA, and died 1896 in USA.

Children of MATILDA NISBET and FREDERIC NOBLE are:

i. ERNEST HENRY5 NOBLE, b. December 21, 1880, Lawrence, Mass., USA; d. December 09, 1964, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA; m. (1) GERTRUDE MILLS; b. 1896; d. 1959; m. (2) AMY EDITH ALLENSON, October 17, 1906; b. May 23, 1883, USA; d. May 23, 1958, Central Falls, Rhode Island.

ii. ARTHUR HERBERT NOBLE, b. June 17, 1884, Lawrence, Mass., USA; d. June 17, 1975, Central Falls, Rhode Island, USA; m. MARY ELEANOR AKER, August 11, 1914, USA; b. February 27, 1894, USA; d. July 15, 1988, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

iii. BERTHA MABEL NOBLE, b. November 20, 1887, Lawrence, Mass., USA; d. February 1974, Worcester, Mass., USA; m. CHESTER ARNOLD, June 15, 1910; b. June 23, 1886; d. April 1972, Worcester, Mass., USA.

13. GEORGE ALEXANDER4 LAIRD (ALEXANDER3, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born December 21, 1852 in PEI, and died December 28, 1929. He married MARGARET JEAN TAYLOR.

Children of GEORGE LAIRD and MARGARET TAYLOR are:

i. ALEXANDER RALPH5 LAIRD, b. July 11, 1888, Kamsack, Saskatchewan.

ii. WILLIAM MALCOLM LAIRD, b. March 03, 1894, Saskatchewan.

iii. DAVID LIVINGSTON LAIRD, b. April 02, 1897, Saskatchewan.

iv. GEORGE ROBERTS LAIRD, b. May 10, 1900, Saskatchewan.

14. MARGARET JANE4 LAIRD (ALEXANDER3, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born August 27, 1854 in Cavendish, PEI, and died in PEI. She married ALBERT LAIRD March 26, 1875 in Cavendish, PEI. He was born June 04, 1842 in New Glasgow, PEI, and died August 28, 1926 in New Glasgow, PEI.

Child of MARGARET LAIRD and ALBERT LAIRD is:

i. ELSIE5 LAIRD, b. PEI; d. PEI.

15. WILLIAM MELVILLE4 LAIRD (ALEXANDER3, ALEXANDER2, JOHN1) was born October 07, 1856 in Cavendish, PEI, and died March 14, 1930 in Essondale, BC. He married MARY LAVINIA MACNEILL November 25, 1882 in Cavendish, PEI, daughter of WILLIAM SIMPSON MACNEILL. She was born April 29, 1860 in North Rustico, PEI, and died January 20, 1943 in Vancouver, BC.

Children of WILLIAM LAIRD and MARY MACNEILL are:

i. MYRTLE5 LAIRD, b. August 28, 1883, Cavendish, PEI; d. Cavendish, PEI.

ii. MARY "AILEEN" LAIRD, b. February 14, 1887, Cavendish, PEI; d. July 17, 1925, Burnaby, BC; m. JOHN FERGUSON, September 04, 1911, Vancouver, BC.

iii. LULU MCNEILL LAIRD, b. June 25, 1893, Cavendish, PEI; d. Bef. 1943; m. KEITH HENRY RAY MCGUINN, December 30, 1913, Vancouver, BC; b. February 22, 1883, North Dakota, USA; d. January 12, 1970, Tacoma, Washington.

iv. MINNIE ARCHIBALD LAIRD, b. July 22, 1896, Cavendish, PEI; d. January 15, 1931, North Vancouver, BC; m. ROBERT CECIL SHANNON, August 19, 1916, Vancouver, BC; b. Ireland.

v. GERTRUDE LILLIAN LAIRD, b. Cavendish, PEI; d. Aft. 1943; m. SYDNEY "ROY" KIDD, January 06, 1921, Vancouver, BC.


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