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James Van Buskirk

James Van Buskirk

Male 1789 - 1858  (69 years)

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  • Name James Van Buskirk 
    Born 15 Jul 1789  Rustico, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • BP from C Wesley Murray
    Gender Male 
    AltBirth 15 Jul 1789  New Glasgow, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    AltBirth 15 Jul 1789  Louisbourg, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    AltBirth Jul 1791  [10
    Baptised 14 Feb 1792  Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10
    • Baptised at St Paul's Anglican Church.
    Misc nine children  [2
    Occupation farmer  [2, 8
    Residence Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 11
    Died 27 Sep 1858  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Buried Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6, 8, 9
    James VanBuskirk (1789-1858) & Mary Strang (1784-1866)
    James VanBuskirk (1789-1858) & Mary Strang (1784-1866)
    James VanBuskirk
    born July 15, 1789
    died Sep 27, 1858
    AET 69
    his beloved wife
    Mary
    born May 13, 1784
    died Nov 6, 1866
    AEt 72

    Erected by their son
    Jacob
    of Moncton, NB

    VANBUSKIRK
    Person ID I9625  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2010 

    Family 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) 
    Married 2 Oct 1815  [1, 2, 8, 9
    Children 
     1. Sarah Van Buskirk,   b. 15 Sep 1819, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1892  (Age 72 years)
     2. Jesse Strang Van Buskirk,   b. 15 Apr 1821, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1892  (Age 71 years)
     3. Susannah Van Buskirk,   b. 5 Jun 1824, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1859  (Age 34 years)
     4. Mary Annie Van Buskirk,   b. 7 Nov 1826, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jacob Van Buskirk,   b. 22 Nov 1828, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1907  (Age 78 years)
     6. Stephen Van Buskirk,   b. 2 Mar 1831, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1903  (Age 72 years)
     7. Jane Van Buskirk,   b. 13 Jul 1833, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1925, East Providence, , Rhode Island, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     8. Almira Corinda Van Buskirk,   b. 17 Jul 1835, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1915  (Age 79 years)
     9. James Alvin Van Buskirk,   b. 15 Jan 1841, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1871, Summerside, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Family ID F3763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jul 1789 - Rustico, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAltBirth - 15 Jul 1789 - New Glasgow, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAltBirth - 15 Jul 1789 - Louisbourg, , Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 14 Feb 1792 - Charlottetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Sep 1858 - Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, , 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. [S579] Info: Alexander Weeks.

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

    3. [S691] Info: Doug McCallum, Electronic file received 22 Apr 99.

    4. [S626] BOK0033 Book: Wright's of Bedeque, V.1, p.17.

    5. [S215] Archives: PEI Heritage Foundation Files, Van Buskirk, from C Wesley Murray.

    6. [S734] Cemetery: PE, Central Bedeque: United Baptist, #2, stone 59 (Reliability: 2).

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

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

    9. [S1500] Info: Bill Wallworth, Van Buskirk family file posted on .

    10. [S1475] Parish: PE, Charlottetown, St Paul's Anglican, Acc #3069, v.1., Baptism 1777-1939, p.15 (Reliability: 3).
      Mary, John, Susanna & James children of Jacob & Susanna Van Buskirk, baptised 14th February 1792, the last of the above born about the middle July 1791 Theoplis Desbrisay, Rector

    11. [S1018] Archives: Lidstone, p.3A.


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