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William Henry Seymour Gamblin (1854-1917) and Ester Ann Kirkpatrick Gamblin (1834-1917)  in 1905

Sussex Country, New Brunswick

William and Joanna Gamblin Original Homestead in 2001

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Descendants of Sarah Emma Gamblin Born 1859



Generation No. 1

1. SARAH EMMA3 GAMBLIN (JAMES ROBERT2, WILLIAM1) was born 04 Apr 1859 in Marrtown, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada, and died Oct 1950. She married EZRA COLEMAN KEIRSTEAD 04 May 1881 in Marrtown, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada. He was born 29 Nov 1859 in Collina, New Brunswick, Canada, and died 14 Jan 1953 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA.

Notes for SARAH EMMA GAMBLIN:
Living in Massachusetts in 1926, when brother, William Gamblin, died.

Notes for EZRA COLEMAN KEIRSTEAD:
Son of Isaac Watts(b: March 7, 1835) and Hannah S. (Gray )(b: May 17, 1855) Keirstead. Ezra was a teacher, then a businessman in Saint John, NB.

More About EZRA COLEMAN KEIRSTEAD:
Burial: Unknown, Pine Grove Cemetery, East Pembroke, Massachusetts, USA

More About EZRA KEIRSTEAD and SARAH GAMBLIN:
Marriage: 04 May 1881, Marrtown, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada

Children of SARAH GAMBLIN and EZRA KEIRSTEAD are:
i. MAUDE4 KEIRSTEAD, d. Unknown; m. H. E. HAWKINS; d. Unknown.

Notes for MAUDE KEIRSTEAD:
Living in Newton, Massachusetts in January 1953. Her father, Ezra, died there.

ii. ISAAC WALTON KEIRSTEAD, b. 19 Apr 1882, Collina, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada; d. Mar 1969; m. LULU MAUD CODY, 05 Jun 1906, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada; d. Unknown.

Notes for ISAAC WALTON KEIRSTEAD:
I got this death date from the FTM SS death index CD. It was the only Isaac. Issued from Mass. Living in Framington, Massachusetts, USA in January 1953, when his father, Ezra, died.

Marriage Notes for ISAAC KEIRSTEAD and LULU CODY:
Source: NB marriage archives.

More About ISAAC KEIRSTEAD and LULU CODY:
Marriage: 05 Jun 1906, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada

iii. REVEREND GEORGE COLEMAN KEIRSTEAD, b. 05 Sep 1887; d. Jun 1976; m. HAZEL ETTA PHIPPS, 30 Oct 1912, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada; d. Unknown.

Notes for REVEREND GEORGE COLEMAN KEIRSTEAD:
I got these dates from the FTM SS death index CD. He was the only George. It was issued from Mass. Reverend George was living in North Easton, Massachusetts, in January 1953, when his father, Ezra, died.

Marriage Notes for GEORGE KEIRSTEAD and HAZEL PHIPPS:
Source: NB marriage archives.

More About GEORGE KEIRSTEAD and HAZEL PHIPPS:
Marriage: 30 Oct 1912, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada

2. iv. DORA MYRTLE KEIRSTEAD, b. 22 Oct 1891, Studholm Parish, New Brunswick, Canada; d. Nov 1965.
v. ALONZO BATES KEIRSTEAD, b. 03 Jan 1893, Marrtown, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada; d. Unknown.

Notes for ALONZO BATES KEIRSTEAD:
Living in Regina, Saskatchewan in January 1953, when his father, Ezra, died.

vi. ELIZABETH ROWLEY KEIRSTEAD, b. 25 Aug 1895, Keirstead Mountain, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada; d. Unknown; m. W. K. CRUICKSHANK; d. Unknown.

Notes for ELIZABETH ROWLEY KEIRSTEAD:
Living in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1953, when her father, Ezra, died.

vii. MOLLY FENWICK KEIRSTEAD, b. 24 Aug 1898, Marrtown, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada; d. Unknown.

Notes for MOLLY FENWICK KEIRSTEAD:
I didn't have this girl. She was in the NB birth archives.

Generation No. 2

2. DORA MYRTLE4 KEIRSTEAD (SARAH EMMA3 GAMBLIN, JAMES ROBERT2, WILLIAM1) was born 22 Oct 1891 in Studholm Parish, New Brunswick, Canada, and died Nov 1965. She married (1) R. E. DEBOW. He died Unknown. She married (2) JOHN W. MERSEREAU 02 May 1910 in Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada. He died Bef. Feb 1939.

Notes for DORA MYRTLE KEIRSTEAD:
Living in Caribou, Maine, USA in January 1953, when her father, Ezra, died.

Notes for R. E. DEBOW:
Town Marshall in St. George, NB in 1939, when his step-daughter, Sybil, died.

Marriage Notes for DORA KEIRSTEAD and JOHN MERSEREAU:
Date source: NB marriage archives.

More About JOHN MERSEREAU and DORA KEIRSTEAD:
Marriage: 02 May 1910, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada

Children of DORA KEIRSTEAD and R. DEBOW are:
i. ROBERTA5 DEBOW, b. Private.
ii. KATHRYN DEBOW, b. Private.
iii. NONA DEBOW, b. Private.
iv. JOAN DEBOW, b. Private.

Child of DORA KEIRSTEAD and JOHN MERSEREAU is:
v. SYBIL MERSEREAU5 DEBOW, b. 1915; d. 21 Feb 1939, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

Notes for SYBIL MERSEREAU DEBOW:
Predeceased by her father and two brothers. Buried in the Erb's Cove Cemetery, near Hatfield's Point, NB.

Source: Tressa Williams Genealogical Data

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