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Joseph Austin Bancroft

Male 1841 - 1916

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  • Birth  07 Oct 1841  Paradise, Annapolis Co., N.S. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  23 Jan 1916  Round Hill, Annapolis Co., N.S. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I06783  Our Beals Genealogy
    Last Modified  12 May 2018 

    Father  Elisha Bancroft,   b. Abt 1795, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1870, Round Hill, Annapolis Co., N.S. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Sarah Ann Austen,   b. Abt 1811, Halifax, N.S, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1887, Round Hill, Annapolis Co., N.S. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  21 Jun 1838  Annapolis Royal, Annapolis Co., N.S. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F02695  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Margaret Alice Litch,   b. 27 Apr 1868,   d. 20 May 1954 
    Married  29 Jun 1899  Granville, Annapolis Co., N.S. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Miriam White Bancroft,   b. 13 Sep 1902, Round Hill, Annapolis Co., N.S. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1987
     2. Willard Litch Bancroft,   b. 06 May 1900, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1992
     3. Margaret Alice Bancroft,   b. 20 Aug 1902, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1925
    >4. Ann Kathleen Bancroft,   b. 28 Nov 1906, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1996, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F02692  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Agnes K. Kelly,   b. 1857, Belfast, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1895, Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Jun 1893  Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F02693  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Joseph was a "farmer and political figure in Nova Scotia, having represented Annapolis County as a Liberal (1894-1911) in the NS House of Assembly" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_A._Bancroft)

      When Joseph was married to his first wife in Boston, he claimed to be 40.
      When he registered the marriage in Nova Scotia, he claimed to be 49.

      When he married his second wife Margaret Alice Litch, he said he was 58.

  • Sources 
    1. [S00402] Marriage Registration.