Colpitts and Related Families who settled in New Brunswick in late 1700's

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  • ID: I2580
  • Name: Robert COLPITTS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  • _FOOT: Colpitts, Clayton DeWitt, Colpitts Family History: (Waterloo, 9
  • _FOOT: Hale, R. Wallace, Early New Brunswick Probate Records: 1785-1835 10 11
  • _LINK: http://users.xplornet.com/~pebbles2/genpg10.htm 12
  • Sex: M
  • Reference Number: Colpitts.4.8.2
  • Title: Rev.
  • Birth: 25 NOV 1770 in River Tyne, Selby Parish, Durham County, England
  • Christening: Gainford, Durham County, England
  • Burial: Midland, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Occupation: Ordained a Free Baptist Minister after serving as a lay preacher for years. 1833
  • Death: 07 NOV 1855 in Dickie Mountain, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada 13
  • Note:
    Ancestry:
    Colpitts.4.8.2: Parents: Robert John Colpitts & Margaret Wade [Colpitts.4.8]; Grandparents: John Colpitts & Elizabeth Jackson [Colpitts.4]; Great Grandparents: Thomas Colpitts and Mary Barnes [Colpitts].

    Personal History:
    Robert was born at Selaby England and christened at Gainford. After marrying Rachael they settled on Dickie Mountain near Bloomfield Station. Robert became a Baptist lay preacher and was ordained a Free Baptist minister in 1833. [Hoar, 1988, p 125]




    Father: Robert John COLPITTS b: BEF 27 JUN 1745 in Cleatlam, Durham County, England c: 27 JUN 1745 in Winston, Durham County, England
    Mother: Margaret WADE b: 27 FEB 1747 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland, England c: 28 FEB 1747 in Gainford Parish Church, Gainford, Durham County, England

    Marriage 1 Rachael STEEVES b: 1780 in Hillsborough, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada c: in Hillsborough, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada
    • Married: 1796
    • Note: The marriage of Robert Colpitts to Rachael Steeves is the earliest marriage link between the Colpitts and the Steeves and Treitz families.
    Children
    1. Has Children Margaret Ann COLPITTS b: 1798 in New Brunswick, Canada
    2. Has No Children Robert COLPITTS b: ABT 1798
    3. Has Children Rosannah COLPITTS b: 22 SEP 1799 in New Brunswick, Canada
    4. Has No Children Susanna COLPITTS b: ABT 1800
    5. Has Children Mary COLPITTS b: 1802
    6. Has Children Jane COLPITTS b: 1807 in Colpitts Settlement, Cloverdale Parish, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada
    7. Has Children Eleanor 'Nellie' COLPITTS b: 24 APR 1809 in Salisbury Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada
    8. Has Children Ann COLPITTS b: 31 MAY 1811
    9. Has Children John Wesley COLPITTS b: 13 MAY 1813 in Norton, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada
    10. Has No Children Rachel COLPITTS b: ABT 1814
    11. Has Children Elizabeth 'Betsy' COLPITTS b: 13 JUN 1818
    12. Has No Children William Henry COLPITTS b: 1820
    13. Has Children Abram Steeves COLPITTS b: 1823

    Sources:
    1. Author: Anna Colpitts Henderson Chipman;
      Title: Chipman, Anna Colpitts Henderson, Colpitts Genealogy Records
      Publication: Name: Unpublished manuscript, 1966, Seattle, Washington;
      Note:
      Chipman, Anna Colpitts Henderson. Colpitts Genealogy Records. Seattle, Washington: Unpublished manuscript, 1966.

      Brian Orr's Library
      Page: p. 01, #2
      Text: [n. Robert Colpitts; b. November 25 1770; d. 1885m. Rachel Steeves. Ch.#21: Margaret Colpitts; b. 1798; d. Mar. 28, 1880; m. Goerge Jonah on Nov. 12, 1812. Ch.#22: Robert Colpitts; b.?; d. at age 7 yers. Ch.#23: Rosanna Colpitts; b.?; d. Sept. 22, 1889; m. John Morison. Ch.#24: Susanna Colpitts; b.?; d.?; m.?. Ch.#25: Mary Colpitts; b.?; d.?; m. Edward Weyman on April 21, 1887. Ch.#26: Eleanor Colpitts; b. April 24, 1824; d. Sept. 3 1887; m. Thomas Hayes. Ch.#27: Ann Colpitts; b. 1810?; d.?; m. John Pierce. Ch.#28: Rachel Colpitts; b.?; d.?; m.?. Ch.#29: John Wesley Colpitts; b. May 18, 1813; d. Nov. 30, 1872; m. (1) Ann Pierce on Mar. 11, 1837; m. (2) Jonnah S. Baxter on June 11, 1851. Ch. #29a: Jane Colpitts; b. 1806-07; d. Dec. 7, 1885; m. Lazerus Colpitts (no. 54) on July 20, 1829l. Ch.#29b: Elizabeth Colpitts; b. June, 1818; d. Nov. 12, 1907; m. Goerge Sherwood in 1837. Ch.#29c: Henry Colpitts; b. 1820; d. Oct. 25, 1867; m. unm. Ch#29d: Abram Colpitts; b. 1823; d. ?; m. Charlotte H. Hayes on Feb. 18, 1847.]
    2. Author: William S. Hoar
      Title: Hoar, William S. (Hoar 1988), Steeves and Colpitts Pioneers of the Upper Petitcodiac
      Publication: Name: Tangled Roots Press, Vancouver, Canada, 1988;
      Note:
      Hoar, William S. (Hoar 1988). Steeves and Colpitts Pioneers of the Upper Petitcodiac. Vancouver, Canada: Tangled Roots Press, 1988.
      Page: p. 125; Colpitts, Robert
      Text: [Robert (1769-1855) born at Selaby and christened at Gainford, married Rachel Steeves of Hillsborough (descendant of Christian) and settled on Dickie Mountain near Bloomfield Station. Robert became a Baptist lay preacher and was ordained a Free Baptist minister in 1833.]
    3. Title: Church of Latter Day Saints (CLDS), Family Search
      Publication: Name: http://www.familysearch.org;
      Note:
      Church of Latter Day Saints (CLDS). Family Search. Database. http://www.familysearch.org/.
      Page: J3TB-BF; FamilySearch? Ancestral File v4.19
      Text: [Robert Colpitts; gender: Male; birth: 1770 Nov 25 in River Tyne, Selaby, , England; christened in Gainford, Durham County, England; died: November 8 1855 in Norton, Nb, , Canada; buried in Midland, New Brunswick. Married: Rachel STEEVES (afn: J3TN-K1 ) in 1796 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada]
    4. Author: Nancy Jones
      Title: Jones, Nancy (Jones 2014), Nan's "Jones" Genealogy Page
      Publication: Location: http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/pebbles2;
      Repository:
        Name: http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/pebbles2

      Note:
      Jones, Nancy (Jones 2014). Nan's "Jones" Genealogy Page. http://users.xplornet.com/~pebbles2/genpg1.htm#Charles.
      Text: Gives his name as Robert Colpitts; died "November 7 1855"
    5. Title: Wheaton, Adam
      Publication: Name: Gedcom download in 2000 from www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/6817;
      Note:
      Source Medium: Internet

      Page: Colpitts, Robert
      Text: [Robert Colpitts; male. Married Rachel Steeves in 1796. Rachel Steeves; born: 1776; died: 24 Mar. 1859
    6. Author: Brian Orr
      Title: Orr, Brian, Research Notes
      Note:
      Orr, Brian. Research Notes.
      Page: Early Families, Prepared by New Brunswick Genealogy Society, South Eastern Branch, 1987, Lutz Mountain Heritage, Museum. p. 31.
      Text: Gives his birthdate as "November 25, 1769 in Sellaby, Crawford Parrish"; died "November 8, 1855"
    7. Author: Brian Orr
      Title: Orr, Brian, Research Notes
      Note:
      Orr, Brian. Research Notes.
      Page: received from Flo Langtry by e-mail on October 24 2004
      Text: Gives his name as Robert Colpitts; born "November 25 1770" in "Shellaby Parish, Durham County, England"; died "November 7 1855" at "Dickie Mt., Bloomfield Station, New Brunswick"
    8. Title: Woodhouse, Roger G. (Woodhouse2001), "Origins: The Colpitts' and Relations"
      Note:
      Woodhouse, Roger G. (Woodhouse2001). "Origins: The Colpitts' and Relations". Grey Mare House, Whittonstall, Northumberland, CONSETT, DH8 9JS, U.K.Tel./Fax: 01207 560432 e-mail: crwoodhouse@msn.com:.
      Text: [name: Robert Colpitts; 2nd child of Robert Colpitts and Margaret Wade; born: 1769 in Norton Parish, north of Stockton; baptised: Gainford]
    9. Author: Clayton DeWitt Colpitts
      Title: Colpitts, Clayton DeWitt, Colpitts Family History
      Publication: Name: Self published manuscript; Date: 1967;
      Repository:
        Name: Author's Library

      Note:
      Colpitts, Clayton DeWitt. Colpitts Family History. Waterloo, Ontario: Self published manuscript, 1967.

      Brian Orr's Library
      Page: p. 1
      Text: [Robert Colpitts; b. 1747; d. 1813; m. Margaret Wade in 1767. n. Margaret Wade; b. 1747; d. 1794. Ch. #1: John; b. Apr. 17 1768; d. 1792; m. Eleanor Foster. Ch. #2: Robert; b. Nov. 25 1770; d. Nov. 7 1855; m. Rachael Steeves. Ch. #3: Elizabeth; b. Mar. 12 1772; d. unknown; m. Lewis Smith. Ch. #4: Thomas; b. Dec. 3 1773; d.1849. Ch. #5: William; b. Jun. 1775; d. unknown; m. Elizabeth Cummings Stiles. Ch. #6: Ralph; b. Jan. 1 1778; d. 1856; m. (1) Maria Jones, m. (2) Hannah Raymond, m. (3) Emma Mollins. Ch. #7: George; b. Sep. 12 1782; d. unknown; m. (1) Elizabeth Foster, m. (2) Grace Mollins, m. (3) Elizabeth Mollins. Ch. #8: Margaret; b. Oct. 11 1784; d. unknown; m. Jacob Day. Ch. #9: Jane; b. Oct. 3 1786; d. unknown; m. Christopher Horsman.] Ontario: Self published manuscript, 1967), p. 1. [Robert Colpitts; b. 1747; d. 1813; m. Margaret Wade in 1767. n. Margaret Wade; b. 1747; d. 1794. Ch. #1: John; b. Apr. 17 1768; d. 1792; m. Eleanor Foster. Ch. #2: Robert; b. Nov. 25 1770; d. Nov. 7 1855; m. Rachael Steeves. Ch. #3: Elizabeth; b. Mar. 12 1772; d. unknown; m. Lewis Smith. Ch. #4: Thomas; b. Dec. 3 1773; d.1849. Ch. #5: William; b. Jun. 1775; d. unknown; m. Elizabeth Cummings Stiles. Ch. #6: Ralph; b. Jan. 1 1778; d. 1856; m. (1) Maria Jones, m. (2) Hannah Raymond, m. (3) Emma Mollins. Ch. #7: George; b. Sep. 12 1782; d. unknown; m. (1) Elizabeth Foster, m. (2) Grace Mollins, m. (3) Elizabeth Mollins. Ch. #8: Margaret; b. Oct. 11 1784; d. unknown; m. Jacob Day. Ch. #9: Jane; b. Oct. 3 1786; d. unknown; m. Christopher Horsman.]. Author's Library.
    10. Author: Wallace, Hale, R.
      Title: Early New Brunswick Probate Records: 1785-1835
      Publication: Name: Heritage Books, Inc.; Location: Bowie, Maryland; Date: 1989;
      Repository:
        Name: Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library

      Page: p. 90
      Text: [Robert Colpitts, Parish of Hillsborough, Westmorland Co., Gentleman. Will dated April 8 1809, provide September 18 1810. Left wife Elizabeth all real estate for life in lieu of all dower and the household furniture. Sons Robert, Thomas, William and Ralph and daughters Elizabeth, Margaret and Jand and grandchildren John and Margaret (children of deceased son John) hispersonal estate in nine equal shares. George received the remainder of real estated and stock after the decease of Elizabeth.] (Bowie, Maryland, Heritage Books, Inc., 1989), Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library, p. 90. Robert Colpitts, Parish of Hillsborough, Westmorland Co., Gentleman. Will dated April 8 1809, provide September 18 1810. Left wife Elizabeth all real estate for life in lieu of all dower and the household furniture. Sons Robert, Thomas, William and Ralph and daugheters Elizabeth, Margaret and Jand and grandchildren John and Margaret (children of deceased son John) hispersonal estate in nine equal shares. George received the remainder of real estated and stock after the decease of Elizabeth.].
    11. Author: Clayton DeWitt Colpitts
      Title: Colpitts, Clayton DeWitt, Colpitts Family History
      Publication: Name: Self published manuscript; Date: 1967;
      Repository:
        Name: Author's Library

      Note:
      Colpitts, Clayton DeWitt. Colpitts Family History. Waterloo, Ontario: Self published manuscript, 1967.

      Brian Orr's Library
      Page: p. 1-2
      Text: [n.Robert Colpitts; m. Rachel Steeves. Ch.#1: Wesley; Ch.#2: Henry. Ch.#3: Abram. Ch.#4: Margaret. Ch.#5: Eleanor. Ch.#6: Jane. Ch.#7: Rosannah. Ch.#8: Elizabeth. Ch.#9: Rachel. Ch.#10: Jane. Ch.#11: Mary.]
    12. Author: Nancy Jones
      Title: Jones, Nancy (Jones 2014), Nan's "Jones" Genealogy Page
      Publication: Location: http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/pebbles2;
      Repository:
        Name: http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/pebbles2

      Note:
      Jones, Nancy (Jones 2014). Nan's "Jones" Genealogy Page. http://users.xplornet.com/~pebbles2/genpg1.htm#Charles.
      Page: Colpitts, Robert
      Text: [Robert Colpitts; born: April 25, 1770; place: Selaby, England; died: November 07, 1855. Married: Rachael Steeves; born: 1776]
    13. Author: National Resources Canada
      Title: Atlas of Canada, National Resources Canada, Atlas of Canada Toporama Website
      Note:
      Atlas of Canada, National Resources Canada. Atlas of Canada Toporama Website. http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/topo/map.
      Text: Dickie Mountain is an unincorporated area in Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada. Lat: 45-38'-00" N; Long: 65-44'-00" W. It is north of the geological feature called Dickie Mountain. Norton is the closest village about 2 km northeast of Dickie Mountain.
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