David Vance 3rd

Male 1795 - 1871  (76 years)


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  • Name David Vance 3rd 
    Born 7 Jun 1795  Londonderry Townsship, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Aug 1871  Vance Cemetery, Great Village, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 29 Aug 1871  Cumberland Road, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3580  Default
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2016 

    Father William Vance,   b. Bef 1767 
    Mother Jane Fletcher,   b. unk, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unk, Great Village, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Mar 1851  Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • On 12 Sep 1766 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, William married JANE FLETCHER, b. in Northern Ireland,7 d. 7 Mar 1851 in Great Village, Colchester, NS, Can.8
      Children of William and Jane were:
      12. i. DAVID3 VANCE, 3rd. b. 7 Jun 1795.
      13. ii. JAMES F. VANCE b. 3 Sep 1799.
      14. iii. PATRICK VANCE, 2nd. b. 30 Aug 1801.
      15. iv. SARAH VANCE b. abt 1804.
      16. v. GEORGE VANCE b. Jun 1805.
      17. vi. ROBERT VANCE b. 1808.

      William and his wife Jane Fletcher settled on his land grant at Londonderry Township soon after their marriage and were among the residents enumerated in the earliest census taken, dated Jan 1st 1770, detailing the previous year. This census shows evidence of a farm that has been worked for a time and quite productive. In their household lived 1 man, 2 women and 1 girl - all Protestants, 2 born in Ireland and 2 born in [North] America. (The identity of the woman born in America is not known) This census also records the "Stock and Substance" and "Produce of the last Year" and reports their livestock consisted of 2 oxen or bulls, 6 cows, 4 young neat cattle, 4 sheep and 3 swine - "Substance" was used to record the ownership of mills or sailing vessels, and neither was recorded for their household. Their harvest in 1769 was 30 bushels of wheat, 10 of peas, 3 bushels of flax seed and 3/4 hundred weight of flax.
    Family ID F1243  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Geddes,   b. 3 Sep 1825, Londonderry Township, Colchester, County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1871, Cumberland Road, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1825 
    Notes 
    • DAVID3 VANCE, 3rd. (WILLIAM2, DAVID1), b. 7 Jun 1795 in Londonderry Township, Colchester, NS, Can,47 d. 29 Aug 1871 in Cumberland Road, Colchester, NS, Can,48 buried in Vance Cem, Great Village, Colchester, NS, Can, resided on Cumberland Road, Colchester, NS, Can,25 (at Mount Pleasant), occupation Farmer.

      David and his cousin David Vance 2nd, were among the first to settle in the Mount Pleasant area. So as to know which David a person was referring to, they were known as Red Davie and Black Davie.... one of the swimming holes in the Great Village River is named "Davie's Rock Hole" after one of them as well.

      David married REBECCA GEDDES, 11 Jan 1825 in Londonderry Township, Colchester, NS, Can,49 b. 3 Sep 1804, (daughter of JOSEPH GEDDES and MARY ACKELS), d. 11 Apr 1871 in Cumberland Road, Colchester, NS, Can,48 buried in Vance Cem, Great Village, Colchester, NS, Can.

      David & Rebecca's Children were:
      42. i. JAMES FOSTER4 VANCE b. 7 Jul 1826.
      43. ii. JOSEPH VANCE b. 31 Mar 1828.
      iii. JANE F. VANCE b. 13 Jul 1830.
      44. iv. AGNES GEDDES VANCE b. 14 Apr 1832.
      v. MARY ELIZABETH VANCE, known as ELIZABETH, b. 14 Apr 1835.
      45. vi. PATRICK VANCE, 3rd. b. 21 Jun 1838.
      46. vii. MARGARET JANE VANCE b. 3 Nov 1845.
      47. viii.HENDERSON D. VANCE b. abt 1847.


    Children 
     1. Joseph Vance,   b. 31 Mar 1828, Great Village, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1905, Bass River, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F1244  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He resided on Cumberland Road, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada (at Mount Pleasant). His occupation was Farmer.