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Samuel William Albro (1779 - 1842)

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Samuel William Albro
Born in Nova Scotiamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Nova Scotiamap
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Samuel William Albro was born 1779 in Halifax, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia.

He married first in 1801, Ann Goreham. She was born in 1781 and died in 1811.

He married second in 1813, Mary Foster. She was born circa 1791 in Dartmouth, daughter of Edward and Sarah Foster and died 6 Dec 1868 in Dartmouth.

Samuel died at Foster's Cove in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia in 1842 and is buried in Christ Church Anglican Cemetery.


  1. Samuel William, b. 1801, d. 1851.
  2. William, b. 180_. Poss Mr. W. J. Albro who sailed from Halifax to Boston on 18 Jul 1846.
  3. Mary, b. ca 1806, m. 13 Mar 1827 in Dartmouth, Francis Hall, Esq. On 22 Aug 1857, Mrs. Mary Hall, 51 and Thomas, 13 sailed from Halifax to Boston. In 1860, Mary, widow, 56 and Thomas, clerk, 18, both b. Halifax, NS were res. Boston, Mass.
  4. Edward Henkell, b. 7 Nov 1809.
  5. Ann Jane, b. 1811, m. 1830 in Dartmouth, James Hall, res. Guelph, Ontario in 1861, d. 1868. He m(2) Aug 1870, Jane Gifford Ferguson.
  6. Robert, b. 1814.
  7. John, b. 1816, d. 13 August 1823 in Halifax.
  8. Frances Sarah, b. 181_.
  9. Elizabeth, b. 181_.
  10. George Foster, b. 1821, d. 16 July 1823 in Dartmouth.
  11. Frances Sarah, b. 1819, m. 1845 in Dartmouth, Philip William Creighton, Esq., d. 1885. res. Halifax in 1871 with 4 ch and 2 servants.
  12. Anne, b. 1823, m. 7 Jun 1849 in Halifax, Thomas Colton Creighton, d. 8 Aug 1914 in Halifax, bur. Dartmouth. He died at sea in February 1862. Anne Creighton, widow, 46 res. Halifax in 1871 with 4 ch,


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