McNiece deserted Annie, who had a hard time and died very young. She is buried in Hillside cemetery.
The children were raised by her sister Margaret, wife of Robert McCracken.

Elizabeth married Robert Lumsden (1838-1919) on July 13, 1866. She was living in Montreal at the time.
Children: Alexander (1867-1928), John-Annie Margaret (1869-?), James Johnson (1871-?), Elizabeth Marion (1874-?),
             Thomas McNiece (1876-?), Bertha May(1879-?), and Jessie Isabell (1884-?).

Elizabeth, Robert and several of the children are buried in the Athelston Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

John married Kate McVickar (abt. 1845-1931) on July 26, 1871.
Children: Lillian (abt 1872-?), Adalaine(abt. 1875-?) and John (1886-1893).

John, Kate, and son John are buried in Hillside cemetery.