The Pelkeys didn't leave much of a paper trail, but there is some info available. My great-great grandfather was John Pelkey who was Malcolm Pelkey's brother. Most information was from the 1851 Census of Victoria County, New Brunswick.
Parents were Francis Pelkey and Mary Jane Willet. They were from Quebec, but obviously Anglicized. Pelkey was a variation of Pelletier and on some records was spelled Pelchie. They lived in Perth-Andover, NB, or more accurately, Aroostock Junction, NB, which is just over the border with Fort Fairfield, ME.
Francis Cybetine Pelkey was a carpenter. Not sure of other info. A Francis Pelkey died in 1901 in Andover, but I'm not sure if it was father or son.
Mary Jane Willet (originally Ouellette) is buried in the Free Will Baptist Cemetary in Andover. Born Abt 1802, and died 20 Mar 1865, age 63. Francis wife was listed as Tharesa in the 1851 census, but no mention of Tharesa was made after this. Mary Jane was listed as Francis wife.
Francis Pelkey born Abt 1837
Joseph Pelkey born Abt 1838. Married Catherine Baker on 32 Sep 1858 in Andover.
Philishua (called Thurston) Born Abt 1840. Married Jane Day
1 Jul 1865 in Fort Fairfield, ME
Zebulon (Zeb) Pelkey. Worked for RR. Last info I saw had him living in Kittery, ME Born Abt 1841
John Pelkey, born Abt 1843. Died 17 Nov 1908 in Poland, ME
Married to Sarah Jane Hitchcock of Andover. No marriage date found.
Mary Louisa Pelkey. Born Abt 1845. Married John Allan Finnemore in Perth-Andover area.
Alexander Pelkey, born Abt 1846. Married Eliza Everett, sister of Martha. Everetts were from Andover. Married Abt 1870. Marriage Intention was filed 21 Nov 1870 in Fort Fairfield, ME
George Pelkey, born Abt 1847
Malcolm Pelkey born 19 Sep 1850 in Aroostock Junction, NB and died 22 Feb 1916 in Mapleton, Aroostock, ME. Married Martha Jane Everett Abt Aug 1870 Fort Fairfield, ME
I would appreciate getting info on Malcolm's and children's info. Thank you. There is more about the families listed above. Please contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
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