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Welcome to the Genealogy of the Meisner/Meissner/Misner Family of Lunenburg and Guysborough County, Nova Scotia

Descendants of Thomas MEISSNER

Seventh Generation

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149. Catherine Elizabeth MEISNER (Johann Conrad MEISNER , Johann Caspar MEISNER , Casper MEISNER , Johann Daniel MEISNER , Casper , Thomas ) was born 1, 2 on 20 Nov 1817 in Dutch Reformed Church, Lunenburg. She was christened 3 on 17 Dec 1817 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (ZLL). She died in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

In the Lunenburg marriage records, indicates both were widow and widower when they got married.

Catherine married Jacob MOSHER 1 in 1839 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

They had the following children:

  275 M i David Conrad MOSHER was born 1 on 19 Jan 1840. He was christened 2 on 9 Apr 1840.
  276 M ii Henry Peter MOSHER was born 1 on 17 Apr 1843. He was christened 2 on 20 Apr 1843.

150. Wilhelm (William) MEISNER (Johann Conrad MEISNER , Johann Caspar MEISNER , Casper MEISNER , Johann Daniel MEISNER , Casper , Thomas ) was born 1 on 9 Apr 1821 in DRL. He was christened 2 on 30 May 1821 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (DRL). He died 3 on 7 Jan 1884 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.

Wilhelm married 2 Anna Catherine 1 about 1848 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Anna was born 3 in May 1822 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. She died 4 on 8 Oct 1897 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.

They had the following children:

+ 277 F i Susanna Catherine MEISNER
+ 278 M ii Rupert MEISNER
  279 M iii George William MEISNER 1 was born 2 on 29 Jan 1852 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. He was christened 3 on 1 May 1852 in Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg Co., NS.
  280 M iv Nathaniel MEISNER 1 was born 2 on 2 Jun 1854 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. He died 3 on 12 Jan 1888 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.
        Nathaniel married 1 Ellen BACHMAN on 24 Dec 1880 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
  281 M v Aaron MEISNER 1 was born 2 on 15 Apr 1857 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. He was christened 3 on 1 Jul 1857 in Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg Co., NS. He died Unknown.
  282 F vi Louisa Elizabeth MEISNER was born 1 on 6 Oct 1859. She was christened 2 on 3 Jan 1860 in Lunenburg Lutheran Congregation.
+ 283 M vii Albert MEISNER

151. Johann Martin MEISNER (Johann Conrad MEISNER , Johann Caspar MEISNER , Casper MEISNER , Johann Daniel MEISNER , Casper , Thomas ) was born 1 on 22 Nov 1823 in DRL. He was christened 2 on 30 Dec 1823 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (DRL). He died on 13 May 1910 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.

Johann married 2 Catharine Matilda BACHMAN 1 daughter of Johann George BACHMAN and Elizabeth LEY before 1850 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Catharine was born 3 on 13 Jun 1828 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. She died on 23 Feb 1912 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.

They had the following children:

  284 F i Augusta MEISNER 1 was born 2 in 1850 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. She died before Jun 1909 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
+ 285 F ii Johanna Elizabeth MEISNER
+ 286 F iii Catherine Diana (Dena) MEISNER
  287 M iv Benjamin I. MEISNER 1 was born 2 in 1858 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. He died 3 in 1942 in Blandford, Nova Scotia.
        Benjamin married Eliza Jane. Eliza was born 1 in 1854. She died 2 in 1944.
  288 F v Sophia Elizabeth MEISNER 1 was born 2 on 18 Nov 1860 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. She died 3 in 1930 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.
        Sophia married Joseph Arminius SHOOP 1.
  289 M vi George Timothy MEISNER 1 was born 2 on 16 Sep 1863 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. He died 3 on 21 Dec 1942 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
        George married 2 Georgina C. MEISNER 1 after 1883 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
  290 F vii Eliza MEISNER 1 was born 2 in 1864 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. She died 3 after Jun 1909 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  291 F viii Martha MEISNER 1 was born 2 in 1867 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. She died 3 after Jun 1909 in New Brunswick.
        Martha married 1 Richard Lemuel HAUGHN son of Peter HAUGHN and Victoria HARDY on 30 Aug 1886 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Richard was born 2 on 3 Nov 1864 in La Have, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
  292 F ix Adelaide MEISNER 1 was born 2 in 1872 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. She died on 4 May 1888 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.

153. George MEISNER (Johann Conrad MEISNER , Johann Caspar MEISNER , Casper MEISNER , Johann Daniel MEISNER , Casper , Thomas ) was born 1 on 10 Jul 1829 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. He died 2 on 10 Jul 1911 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.

George married 2 Eliza LOY 1 daughter of John Philip LEY OR LOY and Catherine Elizabeth EISENHAUER before 1861 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Eliza was born 3 on 20 Aug 1834 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. She died 4 on 3 Sep 1919 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.

They had the following children:

+ 293 M i Charles Leander MEISNER
+ 294 F ii Sarah Alice MEISNER
  295 F iii Clara Elizabeth MEISNER 1 was born 2 on 8 Jul 1866 in Lunenburg Lutheran Congregation. She died 3 in 1947 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.
        Clara married Robert S. MOSHER 1. Robert was born 2 in 1862 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. He died 3 in 1938 in Second Peninsula, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia.
+ 296 F iv Ella M. MEISNER
+ 297 F v Emma Louisa MEISNER
+ 298 F vi Florence E. MEISNER

156. Benjamin MEISNER (Johannes MEISNER , Johann Caspar MEISNER , Casper MEISNER , Johann Daniel MEISNER , Casper , Thomas ) was born 1 on 21 Aug 1816 in Baptist Church, Lunenburg. He died 2 on 1 Feb 1905 in Garden Lots, Lunenburg Co., NS.

1901 census indicates date of birth as April 29, 1818, age 88, widower

Benjamin married 1 Elizabeth Matilda HEISLER in 1846 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Elizabeth was born 2 on 5 Oct 1821 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. She died 3 on 18 Oct 1897 in Garden Lots, Lunenburg Co., NS.

They had the following children:

+ 299 F i Louisa Ann MEISNER
  300 F ii Margaret Ellen MEISNER was born 1 on 8 Aug 1848 in Garden Lots, Lunenburg Co., NS. She was christened 2 on 26 Sep 1848 in Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg Co., NS. She died 3 on 25 Sep 1936 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
  301 M iii George Nathan MEISNER was born 1 on 28 Jun 1857 in Garden Lots, Lunenburg Co., NS. He was christened 2 on 5 Sep 1857 in Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg Co., NS. He died on 22 Apr 1944 in Garden Lots, Lunenburg Co., NS.
  302 F iv Catherine Matilda MEISNER was born 1 on 28 Jun 1858 in Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg Co., NS. She died unknown.
+ 303 M v Alexander Absalom MEISNER
  304 F vi Anna Bertha Elizabeth MEISNER was born 1 on 22 Sep 1863 in Garden Lots, Lunenburg Co., NS. She was christened 2 on 10 Dec 1863 in Lunenburg Lutheran Congregation. She died 3 on 26 Mar 1882 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

159. Johann Caspar MEISNER (Johannes MEISNER , Johann Caspar MEISNER , Casper MEISNER , Johann Daniel MEISNER , Casper , Thomas ) was born 1 on 21 Jan 1819 in Zion Lutheran Church, Lunenburg Co., NS.

Sharon Livingstone's Notes:

1871 Canada Census

Film # C- 10550

Chester, Nova Scotia

Gasper 52 1819 M Nova Scotia German Church of England farmer

Elizabeth 44 1827

James 22 1848 fisherman

David A. 19 1852 farmer

Thomas 17 1854 farmer

Adda F. 14 1857 (should read Alfred)

Loring 12 1859 (should read Loren)

Calvin 10 1861

Lucy 18 1853

Ina 7 1864

Anna 1 1867

NOTE: Annie was the infant child of Elizabeth. Elizabeth died in 1867.


1881 Canada Census

Film #C-13170

Chester, Nova Scotia

Name Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion

Gasper MISNER M Male German 61 Nova Scotia Farmer Church of England

Elisabeth MISNER M Female German 53 Nova Scotia Church of England

Lucey MISNER Female German 28 Nova Scotia Church of England

Iseral MISNER Male German 26 Nova Scotia Farmer Church of England

Arthur MISNER Male German 24 Nova Scotia Farmer Church of England

Loren MISNER Male German 21 Nova Scotia Farmer Church of England

Calvin MISNER Male German 19 Nova Scotia Farmer Church of England

Ina MISNER Female German 17 Nova Scotia Church of England

Stanley MISNER Male German 15 Nova Scotia Farmers Son Church of England

Annie MISNER Female German 11 Nova Scotia Church of England

Source Information:

Census Place Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Family History Library Film 1375806

NA Film Number C-13170

District 11

Sub-district F

Division 2

Page Number 45

Household Number 216

NOTE: Annie was the infant child of Elizabeth. She was being raised by her grandparents.

1891 Canada Census

Chester, Nova Scotia

Household #221

Gasper 71 1820 M Nova Scotia Church of England

Elizabeth 66

Loren 31

Anne 21

Annie was the infant child of Elizabeth. All living with Loren

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" 1846

May 12th. By Rev. James Shreve, Rector, Casper Meisinger, Bachelor, and Elizabeth Roast, Spinster, both of St. Stephen, Blandford, were married in, this Town by Banns, in presence of Christopher Roast; Sarah Publicover."

"MEISNER","Caspar","M","1846-05-12","Blandford","SSAC","Rohsty, Eliz",,"Chris Roast & Sarah Publicover"

 

Burial records from St. Stephen's Anglican Church: "Meisner" "Jasper" "Meisner's Island"

"1893" "April 12" "74" "T. W. Cliff".

Johann married 1 Catherine Elizabeth ROHSTY on 12 May 1846 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

They had the following children:

+ 305 M i John Calvin MEISNER
+ 306 M ii Stanley Lamont MEISNER
+ 307 M iii Arthur Francis MEISNER
+ 308 F iv Catherine Ina MEISNER
+ 309 F v Elizabeth Margaret MEISNER
+ 310 M vi Lauren (Loren) Christopher MEISNER
+ 311 F vii Lucy Ann MEISNER
  312 M viii Thomas Israel MEISNER was born 1 on 9 Oct 1854 in Blandford, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia, Canada. He was christened 2 on 14 Dec 1854 in St. Stephen's Anglican, Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. He died 3 on 13 Sep 1934 in Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was buried 4 on 15 Sep 1934 in New Baptist Pine Hill Cemetery, Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada.


NOTE: Thomas and Mary never had any children.

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Baptisms in St. Sstephen's Parish (Anglican), Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada -
LDS film # 1376192

" 1854
December 14, By Rev. C. J. . Shreve, Thomas Israel, born October 9, of Casper, & Elizabeth Meisinger, Nass Island, Farmer. Sponsors, H. Meisinger; T. Meisinger. Parents."

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1891 Canada Census
Chester, Lunenburg
Film #T-6318


Arthur 34 1857 M Nova Scotia Church of England
Marther 24 1867 M Nova Scotia Church of England
Jennie 2 1889 S Nova Scotia Church of England
Lottie 1 1890 S Nova Scotia Church of England


Thomas 36 1855 S Nova Scotia Church of England Lodger
Israel 36 lodger


1901 Canada Census
East Chester
Lunenburg Co., N.S.
Film #T-6454

Thomas 46
Mary 42


McAlpine's Nova Scotia Directory 1907-08
Meisner Thomas farmer Chester


1911 Canada Census
East Chester, NS
Household #173
Page 15

Thomas - October 1854 - 56 years
Mary - March 1861 - 50 years

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Burial records from St. Stephen's Anglican Church: "Meissner" "Thomas" "Chester",
"1934" "Sept. 13 " "80" "Herbert Feavy"




New Baptist Pine Hill, Chester, Nova Scotia


Meisner Mary J. b. 1858 d. 1938
Meisner Thomas I. b. 25 October 1854 d. 15 September 1934
        Thomas married 1, 2 Mary Jane HERMAN on 17 Jan 1893 in Herman's Island, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Mary was born 3, 4 on 26 May 1858 in Herman's Island, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. She died in 1938. She was buried 5 in New Baptist Pine Hill Cemetery, Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Notes by Sharon Livingstone:

Book: A History of Martin's Brook (1753 - 2008) A Community in Transition by Clyde . Westhaver and J Christopher Young (2009) Page 98
  313 M ix James Casper MEISNER was born 1 on 27 Oct 1848 in Blandford, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was christened 2 on 5 Dec 1848 in St. Stephen's Anglican, Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  314 M x David Alfred MEISNER was born 1 on 3 Jan 1852 in Blandford, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was christened 2 on 30 May 1852 in St. Stephen's Anglican, Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada. He died in 1877/1879. The cause of death was Drowned at sea.

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