Theora Jane Ayer was born 7 May 1854 in Sackville, New Brunswick, the daughter of James and Ruth M. (Calhoun) Ayer. She married William Alder Newcomb (b. 2 Jan 1850) 1 Jan 1884 in Hopewell, New Brunswick. They had five children: Archie, Seward Ayer, James Andrew, Charles Spurgeon, Clements Calhoun.
Source: B.M. Newcomb