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Rebecca Melvina (Kirkland) McLeod (abt. 1834 - 1857)

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Rebecca Melvina McLeod formerly Kirkland
Born about [location unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Newcastle, Northumberland, New Brunswickmap
Profile last modified 14 Apr 2017 | Created 22 Jun 2014
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Biography

Rebecca is assumed to be the child of John Kirkland and Elizabeth Sarah Weeks. She married Joseph A. McLeod, on November 2, 1854.[1][2] She was married at the same time as John W. Kirkland.[3] They were likely siblings, but this is not confirmed.

Rebecca died on May 11, 1857, at the age of 22 days, 8 months, 4 days.[4] Based on this, her calculated date of birth is September 7, 1834.

Sources

  1. "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBF-VX18 : accessed 25 October 2015), Joseph A Mc Leod and Rebecca M Kirkland, 02 Nov 1854; citing , , New Brunswick, Canada, p. 319, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton; FHL microfilm 846,407.
  2. Daniel F Johnson, New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Vol 15, No 842; Northumberland, Chatham, The Gleaner and Northumberland Schediasma, Nov 4, 1854 - Marriage of Joseph A. McLeod & Rebecca M. Kirkland
  3. Daniel F Johnson, New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Vol 15, No 842; Northumberland, Chatham, The Gleaner and Northumberland Schediasma, Nov 4, 1854 - Marriage of John Kirkland and Ellen Easton
  4. Daniel F Johnson, New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Vol 16, No 1551; Northumberland, Chatham, The Gleaner and Northumberland Schediasma, May 23, 1857 - Death of Rebecca Melvina McLeod


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