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Mersereau Family Pictures from a Collection; Sunbury County, N.B.

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By JohnWood1946@hotmail.com

There are Mersereaus throughout New Brunswick, but these pictures are from my Sunbury County collection. Sorry I don’t have more of these old ones.

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Eliza Mersereau, 1838 – 1925

Eliza was a daughter of Gain Bartlett Mersereau and Amelia Wood. She married John Thomas Bunker.

Photographs in those days were so severe! She was my father’s grand mother and he said that she was ‘a sweet little grey haired old lady’.

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 George Robinson Mersereau, 1854 – 1936

George was a son of Gain Bartlett Mersereau and Amelia Wood. He is shown here with his wife Elizabeth Jane Wood.

Margaret Smith once observed that ‘we are all from the same litter!’

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 William Pennington Mersereau, 1844 – 1921

William Pennignton Mersereau was a son of Abner Mersereau and Mary Ann Hoyt, and was named after his father’s associate, Elder William Pennington of the ‘Christian’ Church. He married Hester Smith.

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John E. Mersereau, 1853 – 1925

John is on the left, and is with his brother George Robinson Mersereau (1854 – 1936) (above).

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James Madison Mersereau, 1860 – 

James was a son of Gain Bartlett Mersereau and Amelia Wood. He married Annie Beatrice Adams.

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David Wellington Mersereau, 1868 – 1958

David was a son of Leonard Mersereau and Elizabeth McQuestion. He married Margaret Ann Drum

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Abner Mersereau, 1885 – 1912

Abner was a son of Leonard Mersereau and Elizabeth McQuestion. He married Adeline (Addie) Phillips and was a brakeman for the C.P.R. He was my grand father.

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Franklin B. Mersereau, 1881 – 1916

Franklin was a son of George Robinson Mersereau and Elizabeth Jane Wood.

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October 30, 2011 at 10:29 AM

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