COLTER:

Alexander Colter
, a native of Ireland, came to NB before 1840, married and settled first at Sheffield, Sunbury County, then at Douglas, York County.

children:
1) George Johnson Colter born 1840 at Douglas, NB, d. 18 Nov 1915, m. Celia Slipp and had at least two sons
2) Newton Ramsey Colter b. 30 Jul 1844 in Sheffield, NB, d. 6 Apr 1917, m. Nov 1871 Eliza Jane Hatt d/o George Hatt of Fredericton. They settled at Fredericton.
3) Thomas Henry Colter b. 1849 at Sheffield, NB, d. 26 Dec 1923, m. Margaret M. Cliff b. 1854, d. 1933. They settled in Douglas, NB
4) James Colter b. – , d. 1917.


PANB:MC1156 Graves Papers: George Johnson Colter, Newton Ramsey Colter, and Thomas Henry Colter, 3 pages.


James Colter b. c1779 in Ireland, d. 28 Aug 1862, m. Margaret – b. c1794 in Ireland, d. 6 Aug 1882. The family settled in Saint Marys Parish, York County.

Children mentioned on the tombstone and in the 1861 Saint Marys census:
1) Francis Colter b. c1820 in Ireland, 15 Feb 1870
2) Mariah Colter b. c1832 in NB.


PANB:MC80/132 Lillian M.B. Maxwell’s The old grave-yard, page 134.


James Colter b. 25 Oct 1817 Inver Parish, Donegal, Ireland, d. 1884, m. 10 Apr 1848 at Fredericton, Mary Rose born 1 Mar 1827 at Saint John, d/o Andrew and Jane (Forsyth) Rose, d. 1 Aug 1917. They settled at Newburg, Carleton County.

children:
1) Martha Jane Colter b. 5 Jul 1849, d. 23 Jul 1849
2) Elizabeth Jane Colter born 7 Sep 1851, d. 23 Feb 1859
3) Martha C. Colter b. 11 Jun 1853, died 22 Mar 1859
4) Richard Colter b. 18 Dec 1854, d. 18 Dec 1854
5) John Colter b. 30 Apr 1856, d. 15 Nov 1923
6) Richard Colter b. 9 Apr 1859, d. 20 Mar 1919
7) Caroline Colter b. 25 Jan 1862, d. 6 Sep 1924
8) Mary Jane Colter b. 7 May 1864, died 2 Mar 1920
9) James F. Colter b. 31 May 1866, d. 31 Oct 1867
10) James A. Colter born 4 Mar 1869.


PANB:MC1/Colter, 7 pages.


Michael Colter b. 1805 in Ireland, d. 1890. He came to NB in 1820 and settled in Fredericton, York County: m. (1st) Henrietta – born 1818, d. 3 Sep 1846

Children noted on the family tombstone and in the 1851 Fredericton census:
1) Jane Colter b. c1834
2) Mary Colter born c1835
3) Elizabeth Colter b. c1838
4) Annie Colter born 1839, d. 1907
5) John Colter b. 1841, d. 15 Aug 1842
6) William Colter b. 1843, d. 24 Dec 1843>p> His 2nd marriage was to Elizabeth – b. 1816 in England, d. 1891
child of second marriage:
7) Joseph Colter b. c1846.


PANB:MC80/132 Lillian M.B. Maxwell’s The old grave-yard, page 80.