Joseph Newcomb
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Joseph Newcomb (1781 - 1876)

Joseph Newcomb
Born in Cornwallis, Kings Co., Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 15 Dec 1804 (to 9 Apr 1865) in Cornwallis, Kings Co., Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 95 in Upper Pereaux, Kings Co., Nova Scotiamap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Sep 2009
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Joseph was born in 1781 to Joseph Newcomb and Catherine Rand. He married Ruth Lyons Dec. 15, 1804 and they had 8 children (see below). Joseph died at age 95 in 1876 and is buried at Pereau Cemetery, Pereaux, Kings County, Nova Scotia.

Children born to Joseph Newcomb and Ruth Lyons:

  • Barnaby Homes 1806
  • George Edward 1808-1884
  • Capt. Guy Morton 1810-1872
  • Mary Ann1812-1867
  • Daniel Webster 1815
  • Angelina Sophronia 1818-1894
  • Joseph Judson 1822-1859
  • John Lawson 1825

From the Genealogical Memoir of the Newcomb family book: "Mr. N is a farmer; resident of Pero, Cornwallis; though 93 years old, he is strong and hearty, but bent somewhat from years."


  • Vital Statistics of Nova Scotia 1763-1957
  • Canada Census's
  • Death Registration: Year 1876-book 1811 page 139 Number 166
  • Person ID I45014 Family ID F2681
  • The History of Kings Co., Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton page 760
  • The Newcomb Family, John Bearse Newcomb page 241

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