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1825 June 11 Andrew Mossman and Eliza Chipman were married in Annapolis, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. [1]

1825 December 3 "An indenture foreclosing on the property of Andrew Mossman the younger, 'merchant' of Annapolis, was drawn up by Peleg Wiswall on 3 December 1825 (Annapolis County Registry of Deeds, Book 24, 403). The property, in the town of Annapolis, was duly advertised in the Royal Gazette and sold at public auction on 1 March 1826. The land was near the garrison at Annapolis." "Will you be so good as to tell Judge Wiswall that I have no other papers from Halifax in Mossman v. Mossman than what I sent him ..." [2]

1827 Son George Lansdale Mossman was born on March 16 in Annapolis, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. [3]

1830 Andrew Mossman died on the ship Pilgim en route from Bermuda to St. Andrews on May 4. The Saint John City Gazette reported his death on May 19, 1830, "d. 4th, on board brig 'Pilgrim' on passage from Bermuda to St. Andrews, Mr. Mossman, Esq., Annapolis, N.S.; remains were committed to bosom of the deep." [4]

1832 Charles Andrew Mossman was baptized on 7 March in the parish of Annapolis in Annapolis county by "J.L. Twiningham, Officiating Minister." Charles Andrew was the son of "Andrew and Eliza Mossman, abode Annapolis, quality, trade, or profession merchant." [5]

Research Notes:
The following record may refer to the parents or other relatives of Andrew Mossman who married Sarah Elizabeth Chipman:
1823 "Died 5 Jan. at Annapolis: Martha, 66, wife of Mr. Andrew Mossman." [6] 

Footnotes:

[1] FamilySearch.org, citing FHL US/CAN Film, 1012328 Items 12-13, Nova Scotia, Annapolis, town register of births, marriages and deaths, 1747, 1774-1874, 1884, [FamilySearch_Record].

[2] Richard A. Davies, ed., The letters of Thomas Chandler Haliburton (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1987), 29, (footnote to letter to G.K. Nichols, 30 March 1825), [Google Book].

[3] FamilySearch.org, citing FHL US/CAN Film 1012328 Items 12 - 13, Nova Scotia, Annapolis, town register of births, marriages and deaths, 1747, 1774-1874, 1884, [FamilySearch_Record].

[4] Daniel F. Johnson, New Brunswick Vital Statistics from Newspapers (Fredericton, N.B., Canada: New Brunswick Genealogical Society, 1982), Volume 4 Number 679, [Google Book].

[5] Annapolis Parish, Baptism Register 1817-1838, page 91. microfilm 11201, Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

[6] Jean M. Holder, compiler, Nova Scotia Vital Statistics from Newspapers, 1823-1828 (Halifax, Nova Scotia: Genealogical Committee of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, 1980), 7.


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