Susan Mary was born 1876 to Alexander Duchesnay and Phoebe Ann Perkins. It is believed that her father fell off a bridge and drowned while working in Quebec.Susan was very young when this happened. Susan married Edward Perley Hartt when she was 18 yrs old. She was 28 years younger than Edward. Edward died in 1917, leaving Susan with the gang, the oldest was 22 yrs and the youngest was 1 yrs old. Susan married Fred Allen who was a widower with 2 teenage daughters and they lived out their lives in the old squire Thomas E. Hartt's house. Harold (Hal) Hartt lived with them. Edward & Susan are both buried in Gladstone cemetery. Children of Edward and Susan (Duchesnay) Hartt Charles Harold 1895-1989, Edith Maude.1897-1986, Ernest Perley 1898-1978, Mary Vida 1900-1967, Edward Burton 1904-1904, Alice Lavina 1905-1961, Elizabeth Bernice 1902-1964, Clara Adriana 1906-1995, Frank Leslie 1908-1987, Arthur 1910 -1910, David Endicott 1913-2007, Ruth Elinor 1916 Telegraph Journal, Saint John, Jan. 14, 1963, p. 8 Mrs. Susan Allan [sic] Fredericton-Funeral service for Mrs. Susan Allan was held at the United Baptist Church, Fredericton Junction, with Rev. Glen Fountain officiating. Prayers were said at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Victor Nason, Fredericton Junction, where the body lay. Pallbearers were six grandchildren: Walter and Bert Nason, Edward Hartt, Lyman and Brice Allen and Donald Smith. Interment was in Gladstone Cemetery, Fredericton Junction. Mrs. Allen died at the Queens-Sunbury West Hospital, Fredericton Junction following a lengthy illness. She was 85. Born at Crawford Notch, N.H., she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Phoebe Ann (perkins) Duchesnay of Wirral. In 1894 she married Edward Perley Hartt and in 1928 married Fred Allen of Fredericton Junction. She was a member of the Baptist church, and a life member of the Womens Institute. Surviving are four sons, Harold, Frank and David of Fredericton Junction and Perley of Fairyglen, Sask; five daughters, Mrs. Jack Stevenson of Vancouver, B.C., Mrs. Victor Person of Saskatoon, Sask., Mrs. Bessie Jamieson of Melfort, Sask., Mrs. Victor Burtt of Trenton, Ont., and Mrs. Victor Nason of Fredericton Junction; two stepsons and four stepdaughters, adopted son David T. Allen, Lawrencetown, N.S.; 28 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, one nephew and several nieces. A daughter, Mrs. Vincent Segee died in 1961
Courtesy: Glenna Bell
Fredericton Junction,, Sunbury County
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