This is in answer to both post about John Pentecost and James Pentecost of Nova Scotia.
John Pentecost born 1788 in Portugal died Nov. 25, 1875 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Married 1st Mary Ann Campbell, she died while on a visit to Massachusetts. They had chilren: Norah John J. (1847-1913) Margaret (1848-?) Patrick (abt. 1840-?) Hellen (1833-?) David(1849- ?)
John then married Harriet Unknown They had children: Mary Jane (1858-?) James (April 08, 1861-April 08, 1926) Married Sylvia Paquet Johanna (1862- ?) Alice (1863-?) Samuel ( Sept. 21, 1866- March 22, 1931) John (1871-?)
If more information is needed, let me know. Debbie Pentecost-McNabb