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James Alvin Van Buskirk

James Alvin Van Buskirk

Male 1841 - 1871  (30 years)

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  • Name James Alvin Van Buskirk 
    Born 15 Jan 1841  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Misc two children  [1, 2
    Residence Cape Wolfe, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • believed to have lived here
    Died 1 May 1871  Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • drowned while crossing the harbour
    Buried West Cape United Church Cemetery, Cape Wolfe, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    James A Van Buskirk (1841-1871)
    James A Van Buskirk (1841-1871)
    James Alvin Van Buskirk ( 1841 - 1871 ), son of Mary Strang and James Van Buskirk, married Elizabeth Bronson Kinley.

    In Memory
    of
    James A. Van Buskirk
    Who was drowned
    May 1, 1871
    AEt. 31
    Also
    Thomas Kinley
    Who was drowned
    May 1, 1871
    AEt. 21
    Person ID I20620  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2012 

    Father James Van Buskirk,   b. 15 Jul 1789, Rustico, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1858, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Strang,   b. 13 May 1794, Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1866, Lower Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F3763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Bronson Kinley,   b. Abt 1845, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Oct 1866  , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Alvin Jarvis Van Buskirk,   b. Abt 1868, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890  (Age ~ 22 years)
     2. Eunice Lois Van Buskirk,   b. Abt 1870, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1938  (Age ~ 68 years)
    Family ID F7539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1841 - Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Cape Wolfe, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Oct 1866 - , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 May 1871 - Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S587] BOK0012 Book: An Island Refuge:, Jacob Van Buskirk, p.292-299.

    2. [S106] BOK0031 Book: Freetown - Past and Present, p.447.

    3. [S1263] Book: Van Buskirk, CS90/V221/S559., v.2, p.1098.

    4. [S2511] Cemetery: PE, West Cape: West Cape United, James Van Buskirk.
      In Memory
      of
      James A. Van Buskirk
      Who was drowned
      May 1, 1871
      AEt. 31
      Also
      Thomas Kinley
      Who was drowned
      May 1, 1871
      AEt. 21

    5. [S727] Vital Stats: PEI Marriage Register, 1862-1867 #8, p.500 (Reliability: 3).


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