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  • ID: I8122
  • Name: JAMES PELL
  • Given Name: JAMES
  • Surname: PELL
  • Nickname: GIBBINS
  • Sex: M
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  • Birth: ABT 12 OCT 1759 in Spalding, So. Lincolnshire, England
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  • Baptism: 12 OCT 1759 Spalding, So. Lincolnshire, England
  • Event: Military 1812 War of 1812
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  • Death: 28 JAN 1846 in St. Armand East (Frelighsburg), Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada.
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  • Burial: 31 JAN 1846 Frelighsburg, Missisquoi
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  • Occupation: Major in Her Majestey's Militia, later a farmer



    Father: JAMES GIBBINS b: in Spalding, Lincolnshire, England
    Mother: SUSANNAH FIELDS b: ABT 1735 in England

    Marriage 1 w\o JAMES (Gibbins) PELL
      Children
      1. Has Children William Gibbons PELL b: 26 JAN 1787 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
      2. Has Children GEORGE A. PELL b: ABT OCT 1797 in Canada

      Marriage 2 Margaret BRISBIN b: ABT 1754
      • Married: AFT 1790 in Caldwell's Manor, Noyan, Lower Canada 18

      Sources:
      1. Abbrev: Histoire de Dunham
        Title: Centinneal Committee, Dunham, <i>Histoire de Dunham</i> (Pub: Les Ateliers Jacques Gaudet Ltee, 1967)ers Jacques Gaudet Ltee, 1967.
        Name: Footnoteers Jacques Gaudet Ltee, 1967)
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliographyers Jacques Gaudet Ltee, 1967.
        Repository:
          Name: Duane Pell (purchased book, and lent to me)

        Text: Histoire de Dunham, Prob. by Centinneal Committee, Dunham, Pub: Les Ateliers Jacques Gaudet Ltee, 1967. Pp. 11, 15 & 21.
      2. Abbrev: Molson, The Birth of a Business Empire
        Title: Hunter, Douglas, <i>Molson, The Birth of a Business Empire</i> (Canada: Penguin Books, 2001)enguin Books, 2001.
        Name: Footnoteenguin Books, 2001)
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliographyenguin Books, 2001.
        Repository:
          Name: Inter Library Loan from Univ. of Maine 2/5/03

        Text: Hunter, Douglas, Molson, The Birth of a Business Empire, (Canada: Penguin Books, 2001). Page xxiv for Genealogy Chart and pages 49-54, 56, 59, 62, 67, 70-2, 78, 80, 84-86, 92-94, 118-19, 160-63, 185, 249, 260, 440, 449 and 452. Pg. 56. "Convoy departs Portsmouth on May 2, 1782 under escort of HMS Assistance and HMS Surprize, with John Molson and James Gibbins Senior and Junior abord the merchant ship Dispatch." Pg. 452, "James Gibbins Pell became active in the militia, and in 1823 was appointed major, battalion of the troops."
      3. Abbrev: Contributions to the History of the Eastern Townsh
        Title: Thomas, C., <i>Contributions to the History of the Eastern Townships</i> (Montreal: Printed by John Lovell, 1866)>. Montreal: Printed by John Lovell, 1866.
        Name: Footnote> (Montreal: Printed by John Lovell, 1866)
        Name: ShortFootnote>
        Name: Bibliography. Montreal: Printed by John Lovell, 1866.
        Repository:
          Name: Salt Lake City

        Text: Thomas, C., Contributions to the History of the Eastern Townships, Printed by John Lovell, Montreal: 1866. Pg. 110. James Pell one of the original 35 Associates who received land in 1796 which formed the first township in Lower Canada.
      4. Abbrev: Dunham 1867 - 1992 (Anniversary Book)
        Title: <i>Dunham 1867 - 1992 (Anniversary Book)</i> (Pub. Editions Louis Bilodeau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992)eau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992.
        Note:
        Pub. Editions Louis Bilodeau & Fils Ltee, 2970 rue Descoteaux, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 1N6. Phone: 819-569-8631. Order from: Hotel de Ville, 3777 Principale, P.O. 70, Dunham, Quebec, JOE, 1MO (phone: 450-295-2418.
        (as of 2/2003)
        Name: Footnoteeau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992)
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliographyeau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992.
        Repository:
          Name: Missisquoi Historical Society, Stanbridge E., Quebec, Canada

        Text: Dunham 1867 - 1992 (Anniversary Book), (Pub. Editions Louis Bilodeau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992). Articles most likely written by Margaret Ellis, Archivist & a family historian for Pell & TenEyck lines. Pg. 492. Book states James & Margaret had sons, William and George. I believe William was a son of the 1st wife. George A. Pell prob. a son of Margaret's.
      5. Abbrev: Canadian Census of 1825
        Title: <i>Canadian Census of 1825</i>
        Name: Footnote
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliography
        Repository:
          Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

        Text: Canadian Census for 1825 for the Population Return of the County of Bedford, Dunham, Quebec, Canada. National Archives of Canada Microfilm #C-717. Pg. 844. James Pell: There are 7 inmates in the family. 2 under 6; 1 6-14; 1 14-18; 1 married 25-40; 1 single male 60+ (James Sr.); 2 females under 14 these 2 were under 6 per first of the breakdown ages (Susannah & __); 1 married 14-45.
      6. Abbrev: Canadian Census of 1831
        Title: <i>Canadian Census of 1831</i>
        Name: Footnote
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliography
        Repository:
          Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

        Text: Canadian Census of 1831 for Lower Canada, Dunham, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada. National Archives of Canada Microfilm #C-722. Pg. 1273. James Pell: Total number of inmates in each family: 8; No. of persons 5 years of age and under: 1; Above 5 and under 14: 3; Males 30 and not 60, married 1; Males 60 and upwards, single: 1; Females under 14 years of age: 2; Females 14 and not 45, married: 1; Females 14 and not 45, single: 1. Note: I believe this listing includes the family of George Pell and his family, and they are living with James. Note: Same page as son, William Pell and Asa Westover.
      7. Abbrev: Canadian Census of 1842
        Title: <i>Canadian Census of 1842</i>
        Name: Footnote
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliography
        Repository:
          Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

        Text: Canadian Census of 1842 for Dunham, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada. National Archives of Canada Microfilm. Page 2585. James Pell, a farmer with 6 inmates in family. 1 a native of England and 5 natives of Canada. Breakdown: 2 males 14-18 single (1 prob. James Jr.); 1 male 21-30 single; 1 male 60+ single (James Pell Sr.); 3 females 14-45 single (prob. Anna age 44 a wid. and her daus. Susannah age 18 and Georgiana age 16).
      8. Abbrev: Missisquoi Historical Society
        Title: <i>Missisquoi Historical Society</i>
        Name: Footnote
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliography
        Repository:
          Name: Missisquoi Historical Museum, Stanbridge E., Quebec, Canada

        Text: Missisquoi Historical Society. Pell genealogy done and donated by Margaret J. Ellis to the Society abt. 1998, V-647-1-9+. Had names and dates, but no sources. States James Gibbons Pell m. Margaret Brisbin Mills and they had William and George Pell. She also stated that Margaret had sons John & Guy Mills.
      9. Abbrev: Land records for the Province of Quebec, Aug. 1788
        Title: <i>Land records for the Province of Quebec, Aug. 1788 - 14 July 1806</i> ([Sainte-Foy, Québec] : Archives nationales du Québec, 1990)>>. [Sainte-Foy, Québec] : Archives nationales du Québec, 1990.
        Name: Footnote> ([Sainte-Foy, Québec] : Archives nationales du Québec, 1990)
        Name: ShortFootnote>
        Name: Bibliography>. [Sainte-Foy, Québec] : Archives nationales du Québec, 1990.
        Repository:
          Name: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah

        Text: Land records for the Province of Quebec, Aug. 1788 - 14 July 1806, ([Sainte-Foy, Québec] : Archives nationales du Québec, 1990). For 1795 Grant of the Township of Dunham, Quebec. Pgs. 12, 15, and 19. Registers A, B 11 Aug. 1788 - 14 July 1806. James Pell was granted 200 acres of land in 1796 in Dunham.
      10. Abbrev: Note
        Title: <i>Note</i>
        Name: Footnote
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliography
        Text: Note: I am currently analyzing the relationship of James Gibbins and Margaret Brisbin. I am not certain he was married twice, although Margaret was married to a Mills, as she had two sons by him.
      11. Abbrev: Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
        Title: <i>Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online</i>
        Name: Footnote
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliography
        Text: Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. Biography of John Molson, with reference to the two James Pells. See in Notes Section of his father.
      12. Abbrev: Molson, The Birth of a Business Empire
        Title: Hunter, Douglas, <i>Molson, The Birth of a Business Empire</i> (Canada: Penguin Books, 2001)enguin Books, 2001.
        Name: Footnoteenguin Books, 2001)
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliographyenguin Books, 2001.
        Repository:
          Name: Inter Library Loan from Univ. of Maine 2/5/03

        Text: Hunter, Douglas, Molson, The Birth of a Business Empire, (Canada: Penguin Books, 2001). Pg. 449. James Gibbins Jr., alias Pell, was christened at Spalding on October 12, 1759.
      13. Abbrev: Portrait & Biographical Record of Denver and Vicin
        Title: <i>Portrait & Biographical Record of Denver and Vicinity, Colorado - 1898</i> (Chicago: Chapman Pub. Co., 1898)98</i>98</i>. Chicago: Chapman Pub. Co., 1898.
        Name: Footnote98</i> (Chicago: Chapman Pub. Co., 1898)
        Name: ShortFootnote98</i>
        Name: Bibliography98</i>. Chicago: Chapman Pub. Co., 1898.
        Repository:
          Name: Heritage Quest (online)

        Text: Portrait & Biographical Record of Denver and Vicinity, Colorado - 1898, (Chicago: Chapman Pub. Co., 1898). Pg. 739. States son William's father "was a native of England and emigrated to Canada in his youthful days, settling upon a farm, where he afterward resided."
      14. Abbrev: Missisquoi Historical Society
        Title: <i>Missisquoi Historical Society</i>
        Name: Footnote
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliography
        Repository:
          Name: Missisquoi Historical Museum, Stanbridge E., Quebec, Canada
      15. Abbrev: Quebec National Archives Microfilm #124.6
        Title: <i>Quebec National Archives Microfilm #124.6</i>
        Name: Footnote
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliography
        Repository:
          Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

        Text: Quebec National Archives Microfilm #124.4. Folio 2. From the Register of the Anglican Church serving St. Armand East (now called Frelighsburg, Quebec) for the Year 1846. "James Gibbons Pell of Dunham, Farmer and late a Major in Her Majesty's Militia, a native of Lincolnshire, England, died on the twenty eighth day of January one Thousand eight hundred and Forty Six, in the Eighty sixth year of his age, and was buried on the Thirty first day of the same in presence of his son, Capt. William Pell and his grandson James Pell, both of Dunham who have hereto set their names, by me (signed) James Reid, Rector. Wm. Pell, James G. Pell."
      16. Abbrev: Frelighsburg Twp. Cemeteries, Missisquoi County, Q
        Title: Birch, Brenda Wilson, <i>Frelighsburg Twp. Cemeteries, Missisquoi County, Quebec</i> (Private Publication, July 2003)y, Quebec</i>y, Quebec</i>. Private Publication, July 2003.
        Name: Footnotey, Quebec</i> (Private Publication, July 2003)
        Name: ShortFootnotey, Quebec</i>
        Name: Bibliographyy, Quebec</i>. Private Publication, July 2003.
        Repository:
          Name: NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts

        Text: Birch, Brenda Wilson, "Frelighsburg Twp. Cemeteries, Missisquoi County, Quebec" Private Publication, July 2003. Bishop Stewart Memorial Church Cemetery. Pell, James G. (Maj.) d. Jan. 28, 1846 age 86 yrs. h/o Margaret Pell"
      17. Abbrev: Cemetery visit
        Title: <i>Cemetery visit</i>
        Name: Footnote
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliography
        Text: Cemetery visit by Barbara Poole, September 1999 and took photo.
      18. Abbrev: Dunham 1867 - 1992 (Anniversary Book)
        Title: <i>Dunham 1867 - 1992 (Anniversary Book)</i> (Pub. Editions Louis Bilodeau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992)eau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992.
        Note:
        Pub. Editions Louis Bilodeau & Fils Ltee, 2970 rue Descoteaux, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1K 1N6. Phone: 819-569-8631. Order from: Hotel de Ville, 3777 Principale, P.O. 70, Dunham, Quebec, JOE, 1MO (phone: 450-295-2418.
        (as of 2/2003)
        Name: Footnoteeau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992)
        Name: ShortFootnote
        Name: Bibliographyeau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992.
        Repository:
          Name: Missisquoi Historical Society, Stanbridge E., Quebec, Canada

        Text: Dunham 1867 - 1992 (Anniversary Book), (Pub. Editions Louis Bilodeau & Fils Ltee, Sherbrook, Quebec 1992). Pg. 492. "While at Caldwell's Manor he married Margaret Brisbin Mills, a widow with sons."

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