Elizabeth Coombs1

#32726, (circa 1830 - 11 January 1894)
Father*Joseph Coombs2 (c 1795 - )
Mother*Hanorah _____2 (c 1800 - )


James Phelan b. c 1820, d. b 1871
Children 1.Mary Whelan2 (c 1851 - )
 2.Susan Phelan1 (1853 - 1915)
Her married name was Whelan (variant.)3 
Her married name was Phelan.1 
Birth*circa 1830She was born circa 1830 at IrelandG.2 
Marriage*30 October 1848She married James Phelan on 30 October 1848 at Caraquet, Gloucester Co., New BrunswickG.3,1 
1871She appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of Joseph Coombs and Hanorah _____, as Elizabeth Whalen, age 40, wid., b. Ireland; (neis. Thomas (38) and Catherine Coombs.)4 
Death*11 January 1894She died on 11 January 1894 at Botsford Par., Westmoreland Co., New BrunswickG.5,6 
Burial*11 January 1894She was buried on 11 January 1894 at St. Bartholomew Church Cemetery, Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.6 


  1. [S1600] New Brunswick Marriage Registers 1789-1889, online FamilySearch.com, Marr. rec. of Susan Phelan, dau. of James Phelan and Elizabeth Coombs, 1894, q.v.
  2. [S84] 1871 Canada Census.
  3. [S2278] New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950, online FamilySearch.org, Gloucester Co. Vol. B, p. 327, img. 186/685, no. 974. James Whelan and Elizabeth Cooms, both of Caraquet, marr. 30 Oct 1848 by J Paquet; witn. Peter Simpson and Patrick Crowley.
  4. [S84] 1871 Canada Census. Joseph (76), b. Ireland, farmer; Hanorah (70), b. Ireland.
  5. [S108] Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Registration Division, Deaths (Sch. C.), Return of Clergymen, Occupier or Other Person, No. 52746. Elizabeth Phelan, née Coombs, b. New Bandon, Gloucester Co. NB, res. Botsford, d. Botsford 11 Jan [no year], age 73; inf. P Bradley, Cape Bald, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  6. [S557] New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Cemeteries (Acadian) (index and images), online acadian-cemeteries.acadian-home.org, St. Bartholomew, image row 24, no. 2. Tiered stone memorial. Elizabeth, wife of James Phelan, d. 11 Jan 1894, age 70.