John Duncan Chisholm,b. ca 1838 in Petpiswick, Halifax Co., N.S.;= 14 Dec. 1865 [ Hfx. Co m.l.# 177,1866 records ]to
Eliza Greenough ( 1847-1913), also of Petpiswick (Harbour).
He was listed in the 1871 and 1881 census as a blacksmith. Moved to Colchester County sometime after the 1871 census was taken. He died at King St., Truro, on 26 Feb. 1894, aged 56 years. They were buried in the Truro Cemetery, Robie St., Truro (Section G-stone 60 - Museum Records)
John (1837-1893)wife, Elizabeth G. (1844-1913) sons: Alpen & Sylvester, daughter,Edna [ d. 23 April 1892, at King St., aged 5 years and 4 months - my vital stats book Vol.IX,page 16 - Truro DAILY NEWS, of 25 Apr. ]
Children: i. James Archibald, b. ca 1866, Hfx.Co.= 5 Aug.1891,Truro, to Laura, d/o David G. and Mary Archibald, formerly of Brookfield, now living in Truro. James A., was a painter.
ii. Alexander, b. ca 1868, Musquodoboit,Hfx.Co.,= 10 Jan. 1889, in Truro, to Miss Blanche, d/o John and Elizabeth Allen, of Halifax and Truro. He was also a painter.
iii. William, b. ca 1870 - listed in school register of 1877/78.
iv.Annie, b. ca 1872, in school register of Oct. 1882, she was 9,9 years old.[ I have a possible obit forher in 1905, Montreal??
v. Alpin, b. ca 1874, in school register of Oct. 1882, as being 6.2 years old.
vi. John Leeshman, b. 12 Oct. 1879 in Truro;=6 Sept.1905, in Truro, to Miss Beatrice St. Clair, d/o Edward and Agnes Wall, also of Truro. Truro Cemetery - John L.(1879-1954)wife
Beatrice (1883-1971) Section K,stone 496. He was a plumber.
vii. Christina, b. 18 Oct.1881 - in March 1903 at Truro she had successfully completed courses of study and practice
in the Commercial Dept. of the Empire Business College,Truro
- letter from Harold A. Pretty MSM of 1974 Michigan Ave., Ottawa,Ont. K1H 6Y2 who came into possession of said diploma and was trying to locate family members, in order to return it in 1997.
viii. George Roy, b. 27 Jan. 1882, Truro, in school register of July 1895, he was 12y,7m,22days old; = 5 Nov.1903, to Miss Letitia, d/o Fred and Mary Brown, of Truro. He was a clerk at time of marriage.
ix. Edna Victoria, b. 18 Dec.1887 ? [ micro:church records]
That's all I have on the family.