James Bent MacLeod
b: 25 OCT 1799
d: 17 MAY 1881
!MENTION: Rev. Dr. Donald MacKinnon and Alick Morrison, THE
MACLEODS--THE GENEALOGY OF A CLAN, Section II, Edinburgh, The Clan
MacLeod Society, 1968, p. 53.
Married Ann Barss Smith, whose mother was a daughter of Captain
Joseph Barss, Sen., the privateer captain mentioned above, and sister of
Captain Joseph Barss, Jr., who while skipper of the LIVERPOOL PACKET,
captured 100 United States ships in three months of the War in 1812. He
was captured and spent two years in prison in the U.S.A., where he was
regarded as a Pirate because his Letters of Marque were alleged to be
unauthorised. He was released on parole but when the ship on which he
was a passenger was taken, he was imprisoned for two more years for
alleged breach of parole. Ann Barss Smith was also descended from
Captain Alexander Godfrey, the forerunner of privateering in Liverpool,
who furnished 11 of the 30 Canadian privateers in the American War of
1812. Ann''s father was also descended from Stephen Hopkins, a Pilgrim
on the Mayflower in 1620. James B. MacLeod and Ann Barss Smith had
!SOURCE: Clan MacLeod Society of Canada, file #CMSC113.
  • 25 OCT 1799 - Birth - ; ,,Nova Scotia,Canada
  • 17 MAY 1881 - Death - ; South Brookfield,,Nova Scotia,Canada
James Bent MacLeod
25 OCT 1799 - 17 MAY 1881
Family Group Sheet - Child
MJames Bent MacLeod
Birth25 OCT 1799,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death17 MAY 1881South Brookfield,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Marriage20 SEP 1826to Ann Barss Smith at ,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) James Bent MacLeod
Birth25 OCT 1799,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death17 MAY 1881 South Brookfield,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Marriage20 SEP 1826to Ann Barss Smith at ,,Nova Scotia,Canada
PARENT (F) Ann Barss Smith
Birth17 NOV 1807
Death7 FEB 1891 South Brookfield,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Marriage20 SEP 1826to James Bent MacLeod at ,,Nova Scotia,Canada
FAngelina Barss MacLeod
Birth6 MAR 1827,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death1902Cambridge,,Massachusetts,United States
MArthur James MacLeod
Birth20 SEP 1829,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death17 OCT 1906Clementsport,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Marriage25 JAN 1855to Eunice Dean Waterman at Milton,,Nova Scotia,Canada
FLydia Anne MacLeod
Birth2 FEB 1831,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death1 MAY 1892
MZenas Waterman MacLeod
Birth14 OCT 1832Brookfield,,Nova Scotia,Canada
MWilliam MacLeod
Birth18 OCT 1834,,Nova Scotia,Canada
FCharlotte MacLeod
Birth4 AUG 1836,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death1 JAN 1926Caledonia,,Nova Scotia,Canada
FOrinda MacLeod
Birth29 JAN 1838,,Nova Scotia,Canada
MFranklin MacLeod
Birth10 OCT 1839,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Marriage31 MAR 1860to Margaret Gilnaught
MRobert Randall MacLeod
Birth16 AUG 1841Westfield,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death12 FEB 1909Winthrop,,Massachusetts,United States
Marriage14 JUL 1870to Agnes Sophia Swansburg
MCrofton Uniac MacLeod
Birth14 MAR 1843,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death1 JUL 1867Shelburne,,Nova Scotia,Canada
MJason MacLeod
Birth29 JUN 1845,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death1 JUL 1933
Marriage8 JUL 1871to Ellen Amelia Churchill
MThomas Bryden MacLeod
Birth12 DEC 1848,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death8 FEB 1896
Marriage26 DEC 1872to Margaret Ann Dillman at ,,Nova Scotia,Canada
MAlexander Hitchborn MacLeod
Birth28 OCT 1850,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Death9 JUN 1851,,Nova Scotia,Canada
Descendancy Chart
James Bent MacLeod b: 25 OCT 1799 d: 17 MAY 1881
Ann Barss Smith b: 17 NOV 1807 d: 7 FEB 1891
Angelina Barss MacLeod b: 6 MAR 1827 d: 1902
Arthur James MacLeod b: 20 SEP 1829 d: 17 OCT 1906
Eunice Dean Waterman b: 28 FEB 1833
Malcolm G. MacLeod b: 10 FEB 1856 d: 20 DEC 1856
Ida Mary MacLeod b: 2 FEB 1859
Agnes Smith MacLeod b: 27 JAN 1861 d: 1927
Grace Dean MacLeod b: 19 APR 1863 d: 1958
Henry Wyckoff Rogers b: 1858 d: 1942
Norman MacLeod Rogers b: 1894 d: 1940
Isabel MacPhail b: 1897 d: 1967
David Barss Rogers b: 1898 d: 1967
Kate Condon MacLeod b: 12 JUN 1865 d: 1930
Josephine Waterman MacLeod b: 10 OCT 1867 d: 1959
John W. Dewis b: 24 FEB 1866 d: 1957
Lydia Anne MacLeod b: 2 FEB 1831 d: 1 MAY 1892
Zenas Waterman MacLeod b: 14 OCT 1832 d: 1890
William MacLeod b: 18 OCT 1834
Charlotte MacLeod b: 4 AUG 1836 d: 1 JAN 1926
Orinda MacLeod b: 29 JAN 1838 d: 1932
Franklin MacLeod b: 10 OCT 1839 d: 1913
Margaret Gilnaught b: 1843 d: 14 APR 1870
Robert Randall MacLeod b: 16 AUG 1841 d: 12 FEB 1909
Agnes Sophia Swansburg b: 7 JAN 1850
Crofton Uniac MacLeod b: 18 AUG 1871 d: MAR 1914
Aubry Smith b: 4 MAR 1872 d: 1953
Robert Crofton MacLeod b: 8 NOV 1900
Madeleine Murray MacLeod b: 9 OCT 1903 d: 14 AUG 1907
Crofton Uniac MacLeod b: 14 MAR 1843 d: 1 JUL 1867
Jason MacLeod b: 29 JUN 1845 d: 1 JUL 1933
Ellen Amelia Churchill b: 25 DEC 1846 d: 1928
Malcolm MacLeod b: 1872 d: 1885
Wilson Churchill MacLeod b: 29 DEC 1908
Thomas Bryden MacLeod b: 12 DEC 1848 d: 8 FEB 1896
Margaret Ann Dillman d: 8 DEC 1893
Alexander Hitchborn MacLeod b: 28 OCT 1850 d: 9 JUN 1851