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Re: Meikle or Mickle, Same surname?
Posted by: Jim Meikle Date: November 02, 2000 at 15:36:44
In Reply to: Re: Meikle or Mickle, Same surname? by Susan Stevens of 493

Hi Susan,
I think that we are related as your information seems to match mine.
As follows:
Descendants of James Meikle (1774-1864)


Generation No. 1

1. James1 Meikle was born Abt 1773 in Kirkcudbright., Scotland
(Source: Petition for land 1827states 53 years), and died in Blue
Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. He married Mary Turnbull 25
November 1798 in Girthon, Kirkcudbright (Source: Session Records Borgue 858, page 244 (1741-1854);Girthon 866 page 247 (1699-1854)marriage section missing), daughter of James Turnbull.

Children of James Meikle and Mary Turnbull are:
+ 2 i. James2 Meikle, born Abt 1799 in Scotland; died 05 May 1868 in Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia.
+ 3 ii.William Meikle, born 14 March 1807 in Whitehaven, Cumberland; died 20 November 1874 in New Glasgow, Pictou
County, Nova Scotia.
+ 4 iii.John Meikle, born 10 August 1809 in Whitehaven,
England; died 10 May 1893 in Thorburn.
+ 5 iv. Alexander Meikle, born 25 June 1812 in Bassenwaite, Cumberland; died 25 November 1862 in Wentworth Grant,
Pictou County, Nova Scotia.
+ 6 v.Mary Meikle, born Abt 1815 in England.
+ 7 vi.Hannah Meikle, born Abt 1817.
+ 8 vii.David James Meikle, born Abt 1818.
+ 9 viii. Margaret Meikle, born Abt 1820 in England.


Generation No. 2

2. James2 Meikle (James1) was born Abt 1799 in Scotland
(Source: Pictou County Death Records Vol.1,1864-1869, state age as 68
at death), and died 05 May 1868 in Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova
Scotia (Source: Death Records, Pictou County Vol. 11864-1869 S.A.
Bridges states d.09 April, 1868. Stone Old Meiklefield cemetery states
05 May, 1868 age 69). He married Mary Ross 17 January 1833 in Blue
Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: PANS:MG100 V.207 #7
Marriages 1817-1865), daughter of Wm. Ross and Christie Grant.

Children of James Meikle and Mary Ross are:
10 i. James William3 Meikle, born 07 February 1834 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: Ross Family
Record Feb. 13,1964 ;New Glasgow Library); died 20 September 1867.
11 ii. Mary Meikle, born 01 February 1836 (Source: Ross
Family Record Feb. 13,1964 ;New Glasgow Library); died Abt 1919.
She married Hugh Chisholm Abt 1857.
12 iii. Christie Meikle, born 30 April 1838 in Blue
Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. She married Alex McCulloch 21
January 1858 in Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source:
PANS:MG100 V.207 #7 Marriages 1817-1865).
13 iv. Margaret Meikle, born 23 October 1840 in Blue
Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 12 March 1868. She married
David Ross Abt 1863.
14 v. Peter Ross Meikle, born 16 August 1843 (Source:
1881 census age 37); died Abt 1919 in Berkley, California. He married
(1) Hanna Robley Abt 1865. He married (2) Ellen Robley 12 May 1881 in
Stellarton.
15 vi. David J. Meikle, born 19 May 1846 in Wentworth
Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 17 July 1897 in Meiklefield,
Nova Scotia. He married (1) Mary McDonald 04 May 1870 in Wentworth
Grant, Pictou County, NS. He married (2) Ellen McPherson 02 April 1874.

16 vii. Jessie G. Meikle, born 27 February 1849 in Blue
Mountain, Pictou County, NS; died March 1899. She married
CharlesHerbert McKim 01 January 1874.

3. William2 Meikle (James1) was born 14 March 1807 in
Whitehaven, Cumberland (Source: North Meiklefield Cemetery), and died
20 November 1874 in New Glasgow, Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source:
Death Registration Blue Mountain. North Meiklefield Cemetery
Inscription:Pictou County Death Records Vol.2.1870-1874). He married
Jessie McLeod Abt 1830, daughter of George McLeod and Janet McDonald.

Notes
William and Jessie were living in Merigomish April 17,1871 when the
census was taken. His occupation is given as farmer.

Children of William Meikle and Jessie McLeod are:
17 i. Mary3 Meikle, born 1842 in Meiklefield, Pictou
County, NS; died Abt 1900. She married Duncan McDonald 12 April 1860 in
Meiklefield.
18 ii. James Meikle, born Abt 1831 in Meiklefield,
Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died Abt 1850 in Moncton, New Brunswick
(Source: Isabella Meikle(James D)).
19 iii. Adamson Meikle, born Abt 1833 in Meiklefield,
Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: 1871 census New Glasgow 38); died
1903 in San Francisco, California (Source: The Presbyterian Witness, 11

July, 1903, Vol. LVI p. 221Fell from a scaffold in shipyard, age 67).
He married Jane Ann Fraser Abt 1856 in New Glasgow, Pictou County, Nova
Scotia.
20 iv. George Meikle, born Abt 1836 in
Meiklefield,Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 16 May 1872 in Gibsonville,
Sierra Nevada. He married Ellen Denoon Abt 1865 in Scotch Hill, Pictou
County, Nova Scotia.
21 v. Captain William Meikle, born Abt 1835 in
Meiklefield, Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: 80 yrs. Obituary
notice); died 20 February 1916 in Thorburn, Pictou County, Nova Scotia
(Source: Obituary notice). He married Emma Chisholm.
22 vi. Jessie Meikle, born Abt 1841 in Meiklefield,
Pictou County, Nova Scotia. She married Duncan Holmes 18 September1864.

23 vii. John Meikle, born in Meiklefield, Pictou County,
Nova Scotia.
24 viii. Adam Carr Meikle, born Abt 1845 in Meiklefield,
Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: 1871 census Merigomish 26yrs); died
in California.
25 ix. David Meikle, born Abt 1846 in Meiklefield,
Pictou County, Nova Scotia.
26 x. Hannah Meikle, born Abt 1847. She
marriedCharles Ross Abt 1870.
27 xi. Annabelle Meikle, born Abt 1849 in Wentworth
Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: 1871 census Merigomish
22yrs); died in Westville. She married Edward Graham 05 January 1907 in

Meiklefield (Source: P.W. Sat 12 Jan 1907,Vol.LX,,No.2,P16).
28 xii. Margaret Jane Meikle, born 15 December 1849 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: Blue Mountain
Church Records); died in Westville. She married John McLeod 30
October1885 in Antigonish.
29 xiii. James David Meikle, born 15 August 1851 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: Blue Mountain
Church Records); died 14 May 1921 in Meiklefield, Pictou County, Nova
Scotia (Source: Blue Mountain Cemetery). He married Isabella McDonald
13 October 1883 in McLellan's Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia
(Source: Nova Scotia Marriage Certificate).

4. John2 Meikle (James1) was born 10 August 1809 in
Whitehaven, England (Source: North Meiklefield Cemetery inscription
stated 84 yrs. at death. Presbyterian Witness Vital Statistics1888-1908
Vol.XLVI,No.21,p.168), and died 10 May 1893 in Thorburn (Source: North
Meiklefield Cemetery Inscription:P.W. Sat 27 may
1893,Vol.XLV1,No.21,P168). He married (1) Isabella Chisholm 30 July
1833 in Wentworth Grant, Pic, NS (Source: PANS:MG100 V.207 #7 Marriages

1817-1865), daughter of Kenneth Chisholm and Jane. He married (2)
Isabella McDonald Abt 1869.

Notes
"Ordained as an elder in the Blue Mountain Church, where he served
15years, and then moved to Merigomish where he served for 21 years; then
he moved to Thorburn and lived there until hid death at age84. Rev Wm.
Meikle evangelist is a nephew."

Children of John Meikle and Isabella Chisholm are:
30 i. James3 Meikle, born in Wentworth Grant, Pictou
County, Nova Scotia. He married Evelina Purdy February 1862.
31 ii. Donald Allen Meikle, born in Wentworth
Grant,Pictou County, Nova Scotia.
32 iii. Mary Meikle, born in Wentworth Grant, Pictou
County, Nova Scotia. She married John Wilson Abt 1865.
33 iv. Jessie Anne Meikle, born Abt 1843 in Meikle
Brook, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 13 October 1868 in McLennan's
Brook (Source: Pictou County Death Records Vol.1,1864-1869 age 25).
She married Jim Willie Turnville 23 January 1868.
34 v. John Meikle, born Abt 1836 in Wentworth
Grant,Pictou County, Nona Scotia. He married Mary Knight Purdy Abt 1854
in Cumberland County.
35 vi. David Meikle, born Abt 1848 in Wentworth Grant,
Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: 1871 census Merigomish 23yrs).
36 vii. Ellen Meikle, born Abt 1852 in Wentworth Grant,
Pictou County, Nova Scotia (Source: 1871 census Merigomish 19yrs). She
married Alex Copeland 13 April 1876 in Sutherland's River.

5. Alexander2 Meikle (James1) was born 25 June 1812 in
Bassenwaite, Cumberland (Source: LDS Microfish:Cemetary), and died 25
November 1862 in Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. Hemarried
Jessie Ross Abt 1836.

Children of Alexander Meikle and Jessie Ross are:
37 i. Mary3 Meikle, born 27 September 1839 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 15 February 1924 in
Blue Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. She married Roderick
MacDougall 03 January 1863.
38 ii. William Meikle, born 24 October 1840 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 12 September 1860.
39 iii. Jessie Meikle, born 19 March 1843 in Wentworth
Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 08 October 1859.
40 iv. James Albert Meikle, born 14 March 1845 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 22 June 1928 in Blue
Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. He married Jessie Ross 02
November 1865 in Blue Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia.
41 v. Hannah Meikle, born 02 February 1847 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died May 1878.
42 vi. Margaret Meikle, born 01 February 1849 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 1939. She married
Daniel R. MacDonald May 1873 in Wentworth Grant, Nova Scotia.
43 vii. Catherine Meikle, born 08 November 1850 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. She married Fred MacDonald
Abt 1870.
44 viii. Jane Meikle, born 11 October 1852 in Wentworth
Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died 08 November 1930 in Sunny Brae.
She married Daniel Fraser 22 January 1871 in Wentworth Grant, Pictou
County, Nova Scotia.
45 ix. Sarah Meikle, born 10 September 1854 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia; died April 1855 in
Wentworth Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia.
46 x. Sarah Meikle, born 27 August 1856 in Wentworth
Grant, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. She married Wm Fraser Abt 1876.

6. Mary2 Meikle (James1) was born Abt 1815 in England. She
married William Henderson Abt 1840.

Children of Mary Meikle and William Henderson are:
47 i. Priscilla3 Henderson, born Abt 1846.
48 ii. Mary Jane Henderson, born Abt 1848; died 08
September 1897 in Vancouver (Source: P.W.Vol.1,No. 37,P293). She
married Anderson Abt 1865.
49 iii. Alonzo Henderson, born Abt 1851.
50 iv. Amanda Henderson, born Abt 1852 in Pictou
County, N.S.. She married J Clifford Mosher 12 June 1907 in Minasville,
Hants County.
51 v. Alfred Henderson, born Abt 1853.
52 vi. Clarence Henderson, born Abt 1855.
53 vii. Laura Henderson, born Abt 1858.
54 viii. Rowena Henderson, born Abt 1860.

7. Hannah2 Meikle (James1) was born Abt 1817. She married
William Adamson Abt 1836.

Child of Hannah Meikle and William Adamson is:
55 i. Gracie3 Adamson.

8. David James2 Meikle (James1) was born Abt 1818. He married
Isabella Glover Abt 1846 in Blue Mountain.

Children of David Meikle and Isabella Glover are:
56 i. James3 Meikle, born 21 November 1848 in Blue
Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia.
57 ii. Peter Meikle, born 10 December 1849 in Blue
Mountain, Pictou County, Nova Scotia.

9. Margaret2 Meikle (James1) was born Abt 1820 in England. She
married Allan MacDonald Abt 1848.

Children of Margaret Meikle and Allan MacDonald are:
58 i. Alexander Burgess3 MacDonald, born 30 September
1851 in Stellarton (Source: 1881 Census Albion Mines p.63, line 25);
died 19 March 1936 in Stellarton (Source: Cemetery Transcripts, Pictou
County,@family History Center V.11,PS-12,p.16). He married Christine
MacDonald 09 March 1876 in Albion Mines, Pictou County (Source:
Marriage Register, Pictou,1864-1906,P.143,#10).
59 ii. Mary Jane MacDonald, born Abt 1853 in
Stellarton.
60 iii. Allan MacDonald, born 1856 in Stellarton.
61 iv. Elizabeth MacDonald, born 1862 in Stellarton.









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