Col. John Louis Hubert Neilson
Residences: Corsock. Neilsonvil1e. Que. also his Seigneury of Hubert
John Neilson. descendant of John MacNeil. Earl of Carrick. was declared in 1436. with his wife Isabel Gordoun. proprietors of Castle Corsock. in Kirkcudbright. Scotland.
His Descendant: - John Neilson and his wife Margaret Gordon re-built the castle in 1588, which date appears cut in stone, with their Impaled Arms over the entrance.
Their Grandson: - John Neilson of Corsock married Mary MacLellan, daughter of the last Earl of Kirkcudbright; she died Sept. 28.1697. (Note: This John Neilson was the Prototype of the martyr in Sir Walter Scott's "Old Mortality". being one of the leaders among the Covenanters. He was defeated at Bailton Green. made prisoner. subjected to the torture of the "Boot". Dec. 8. 1666, and hanged Dec. 14 at the Cross in Edinboro. his body was buried at Greyfriars.
His Son: - John Neilson of Corsock. married Anna Gordon of Carlestoun. He died 1708. His monument is in Kirkcudbright. Durhamd.
His Eldest Son: - Richard Neilson. manufacturer at Dundee. married Janet Ray. Their Son: - Robert Neilson, married Christina. daughter of James Gruthie of Craigie.
His Son: - William Neilson. 1726-80. born Balmaghie. Laird and Landowner. married Isabella, daughter of William Brown, Laird of Nunton and Langlands, died. Britle. Jan. 19,1780.
Issue: - William. 1767-1859, unmarried. Samuel. 1772-93. unmarried. Agnes. unmarried. His third son: - Hon. John Neilson. 1776-1848. born Dornald Kirkcudbright ; King's Printer and Legislator. etc., in Canada; married Marie Ursule. daughter and heir of Jacques Joseph Hebert and Pelagie de Rieutor. Seigneur of Hubert, Quebec, died Dornald, Neilsonville. She died 1866.
Issue : - Samuel, 17S8-1837, unmarried. Isabel. 1800-73. unmarried. William. 1805-95. married Margaret Carsend (Ancestors of Cornelius Neilson and Dr. Walter Neilson of Milwaukee, Wis. ) - Margaret, 1804-94. unmarried. - John Neilson 1821-85. born Corsock. Neilsonville, married Laura Caroline. daughter and heir of Capt. John Moorehead and Margaret du Berger, of the British Army and A.A.G. on the Staff. Quebec.
Issue: - John Louis Hubert. as above. Laura Janet, 1847-83. unmarried. Samuel J 1850-82. unmarried. - Norman de Rieutord. born 1853. died 1926. married Alice de Lanaudiere. who died 1950. William Augustus Alfred. 1858. married Flora LeMoine? Ida Isabel, married Dr. Brophy. Henry Ivan, born 1865, married Matilda Green.
Issue: - Norman de Rieutord. Gordon, unmarried. - Dr. Robert married Alexina ?
Issue: Annette Marie. married Lt. Col. H.A. Jefferson, 5th R.W.F. His Son, Denis married Mark '. issue Silvia Margaret. married Dr. L.L. Satow. Sons David. Christopher, Ian. unmarried. Ex Ida John B. 3 children. Isabel 3. Lala 6. Bertha and Agnes, unmarried. Henry Ivan Helen unmarried. Nora married H. Ellwood 3 Walter married Marge ? 2.