George Darby Cairns1

M, #8807, b. 11 April 1850, d. after 21 May 1891
FatherThomas Cairns1 b. 2 May 1812, d. 18 May 1881
MotherNancy1 d. May 1891
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited14 Oct 2009
Baptism*George Darby Cairns was baptized on 11 April 1850 in the United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410.2
Baptism entry in the book of North Bedeque United Church, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
He was the son of Thomas Cairns and Nancy.1 
Death*George Darby Cairns died after 21 May 1891; he was the executor of his mother's will.3 

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S3670] Baptismal Record: George Darby Cairns, Baptismal Record, Record Book 1, Page 14, (11 April 1850). Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Record: George Darby Cairns.
  3. [S2592] Nancy Cairns will (21 May 1891), Will of Nancy Cairns . Hereinafter cited as Will of Nancy Cairns.

Gertrude Cairns1

F, #13311, b. 23 October 1870, d. 16 August 1895
FatherJohn Cairns b. 1841, d. 18 Feb 1899
MotherMaria Crawford b. 1839, d. 5 Sep 1910
Last Edited12 Jan 2019
Name-ComGertrude Cairns is commonly known as Gertie.2,1 
Birth*She was born on 23 October 1870 in Lower Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 
She was the daughter of John Cairns and Maria Crawford
Marriage*Gertrude Cairns married George Henry Taylor, son of William Taylor and Penelope Baker, on 4 January 1893. In North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Death*Gertrude Cairns died on 16 August 1895, at age 24, in Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36233,-63.72540.
Inscription: In / Memory of / Gertrude Cairns / Beloved wife of / George Taylor / Died / Aug. 16, 1895 / AEt. 25. / - / [Cairns Bro.]
Her name on another tombstone in the North Bedeque Cemetery, with her parents John Cairns & Maria Crawford. That inscription for her reads / Their Daughter Gertie / Died Aug. 16, 1895, / Aged 28 yrs. /.4,2

Tombstone, Gertrude Cairns (1870-1895). North Bedeque Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.

Children of Gertrude Cairns and George Henry Taylor

Citations

  1. [S5065] Cemetery Marker - John Cairns & Maria Crawford. John Cairns & Maria Crawford, Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 29 August 2010.
  2. [S2933] Cemetery Transcripts North Bedeque: John Cairns, John Cairns Published transcripts, Library of North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  3. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  4. [S5015] Cemetery Marker - Gertrude Cairns. Gertrude Cairns, Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 28 August 2010.

Harold Bradford Cairns1

M, #760, b. 9 June 1943, d. 31 May 2002
Harold Cairns (1943-2002), high school graduation portrait. Photo courtesy of Margie Cairns, sister of Harold.
Harold Bradford Cairns (1943-2002). Photo courtesy of Margaret MacDonald.
FatherBradford Benjamin Cairns b. 12 Aug 1912, d. 11 May 2004
MotherHelen Deborah Walker b. 25 Apr 1916, d. 19 Mar 2015
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Descendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
Last Edited11 Jun 2020
Name-ComHarold Bradford Cairns is commonly known as Harold Cairns.2 
Birth*He was born on 9 June 1943 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 
He was the son of Bradford Benjamin Cairns and Helen Deborah Walker
Death*Harold Bradford Cairns died on 31 May 2002, at age 58, in Prince County Hospital, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.418658,-63.777325.
Obituary: "CAIRNS, Harold Bradford - At the Prince County Hospital, Summerside, on Friday, May 31, 2002, of Harold Bradford Cairns of Stanley Bridge, aged 58 years. Born in Summerside, he was the son of Bradford and Helen (Walker) Cairns. He is survived by his loving wife Nancy (Clarke) Cairns and by his children Jennifer (Paul) Fritze, Mississauga, Ontario; Michael (Anne), Halifax; and Julia (fiancé Dennis Brown), Calgary, Alberta. Dear grandfather of Patrick and Will Cairns and brother of Jean (Robert) Miller, Dartmouth, N.S; Marg (Leonard) MacDonald, Grand River; and Ben (Lorna) Cairns, Wilmot. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Dorothy Clarke, Summerside, and brother-in-law Kent (Betty) Clarke, Riverview, N.B. Resting at the Moase Funeral Home, Summerside, until Tuesday, then to Trinity United Church, Summerside, for funeral service at 2 p.m. Interment in People's Cemetery, Summerside. Visiting hours Monday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations to the Prince County Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. www.moase.ca"

Extended Obituary published 20 August 2002
Obituaries (08/20/02)
"OBITUARY In Loving Memory Of HAROLD BRADFORD CAIRNS On May 31, 2002, Harold Bradford Cairns passed away peacefully at Prince County Hospital, Summerside, surrounded by his Loving family. Harold was born June 9, 1943, son of Bradford and Helen (Walker) Cairns, Wilmot and spent 18 years with his parents, where they operated a mixed farm. In 1963, Harold married Nancy Clarke and they have three children, Jennifer (Paul Fritze), Michael (Anne Hayward) and Julia (fiancee Dennis Brown). After completing his education, he went to work for F.W. Ward & Sons, Potato Brokerage Firm. In June 1966, he went to Associated Shippers Inc. Charlottetown as General Manager and three years later, in 1969, he formed Cairns Produce, which is still operating as a Shipping Agency. In 1974, he joined the P.E.I. Potato Marketing Board to develop new markets in Canada and the United States. In September 1976, along with Martin Visser, formed a new export company called Visser Produce Ltd., and had worked there until his death. During his lifetime Harold was Past President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, Founding President of the PEI Kidney Foundation, Elder of Trinity United Church, Vice-Chairman of the PEI Grain Elevators Corp., Past Director of the local Chamber of Commerce, Director of Potatoes Canada, Director of Port Development in Summerside and Member of PEI Potatoes Exporters Assoc. Harold is survived by his wife Nancy, their three children, spouses and two grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Patrick and Will Cairns, his parents Brad and Helen, his mother-in-law Dorothy Clarke, sisters Jean (Robert Miller), Margaret (Leonard MacDonald) and brother Ben (Lorna) and many nieces and nephews. He was a loving husband and devoted father and grandfather who delighted in encouraging his family to discover their talents and use them wisely. Harold's philosophy on life's journey was evident in the way that he dealt with his illness. Harold's life touched many people, he had a wonderful sense of humour, he was kind, giving and always ready to lend a helping hand. His largely attended funeral was held at Trinity United Church, Summerside, with Rev. Victor and Rev. Carolyn MacLeod. Readings were delivered by Kent Clark and Jean Sullivan and a very moving tribute by son Michael. CARD OF THANKS We would like to thank our wonderful family and our many friends for all their prayers and acts of kindness during Harold's illness and our time of mourning. To Dr. Monica McNeill, Dr. Dryer and Dr. Champion, all the staff of QEH Oncology thank you so much for your kind and loving care you gave Harold. A special thank you to Donna Gallant and Susan MacKay at PCH and Violet Banks, for your compassionate care and just being there for us. Thank you for all the food, cards, beautiful flowers and the overwhelming donations to PCH. Thank you to Moase Funeral Home and staff, Honorary pallbearers, pallbet PCH and Violet Banks, for your compassionate care and just being there for us. Thank you for all the food, cards, beautiful flowers and the overwhelming donations to PCH." 
Burial*He was buried on 4 June 2002 in the Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40580,-63.77519.
Inscription: CAIRNS / Harold Bradford Cairns / June 9, 1943 - May 31, 2002 / Nancy A. Clarke / Dec. 31, 1942 - / Married Oct. 12, 1963 / To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.4

Tombstone, Harold Bradford Cairns (1943-2002). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S1234] Kathy Sheehan, Family records, Personal files. Date of Import: 24 Aug 2000.
  2. [S89] "Personal Knowledge," (MS; Edwards, Ontario, Canada). Hereinafter cited as "Personal Knowledge."
  3. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  4. [S4877] Cemetery Marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Harold Bradford Cairns, tombstone inscription & photograph(s); documented by David A. Walker, 17 August 2010.

Hazel June Cairns

F, #30819, b. 7 June 1913, d. 9 February 1997
FatherJohn Alfred Cairns b. 30 Jan 1895, d. 30 Dec 1957
MotherZena Leard b. 1889, d. 5 Aug 1989
Last Edited2 Feb 2020
Birth*Hazel June Cairns was born on 7 June 1913. 
She was the daughter of John Alfred Cairns and Zena Leard
Marriage*Hazel June Cairns married Eldon Francis.1 
Burial*Hazel June Cairns was buried in Baptist Church Cemetery, Westmoreland, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Death*She died on 9 February 1997, at age 83. 

Family: Hazel June Cairns and Eldon Francis

Citations

  1. [S14660] Cemetery Transcripts, Baptist Church Cemetery, Westmoreland, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, transcription, Library of David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.

Helen Isabella Cairns1

F, #9013, b. 28 June 1902, d. 18 November 1987
FatherBenjamin Darby Cairns1 b. 4 Apr 1866, d. 16 Apr 1956
MotherJane Winnifred Yeo1 b. 22 Feb 1874, d. 7 Aug 1962
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited12 Jan 2019
Name-ComHelen Isabella Cairns is commonly known as Helen Cairns.2 
Birth*She was born on 28 June 1902 in Wilmot, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of Benjamin Darby Cairns and Jane Winnifred Yeo.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHelen Isabella Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Benjamin Darby Cairns in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household with Benjamin (age 45) were his wife Winnifred (age 37), and their children Helen (age 8), Georgie (age 7), Louise (age 5) and William (age 3). Benjamin was a farmer. The family religion was Methodist.2
Marriage*Helen Isabella Cairns married Edward Irving Clark, son of Edward Irving Clark and Eliza Alice Reeves, on 4 November 1931. In Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Death*Helen Isabella Cairns died on 18 November 1987, at age 85, in Wilmot Valley, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
(Interred) BurialShe was buried in the plot of Edward Irving Clark, in the Church of Scotland Cemetery, Wilmot Valley, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.39693,-63.70847.
Inscription: Edward I. Clark / Born Aug. 20, 1848 / Died Jan. 18, 1926 / Also his wife / Eliza Alice Reeves / Born Aug. 8, 1853 / Died Aug. 17, 1941 / Their Son / Edward Irving Clark / Born Apr. 20, 1890 / Died July 27, 1935
Back: Helen Cairns / Wife of E. Irving Clark / June 1902 - Nov. 1987.3

Family: Helen Isabella Cairns and Edward Irving Clark

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S5712] 1911 Canada Census - Benjamin Darby Cairns, Household #4, 1911, Microfilm image, Page 1. Lot 19 (Sub-district 30), Prince County (District 140), Prince Edward Island. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S4872] Marker Inscription - Edward Irving Clark. Edward Irving Clark, Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, 11 August 2010.

Helene R. Cairns1

F, #9012, b. 15 June 1877, d. 27 May 1913
Helene R. Cairns (1877-1913)
FatherWilliam Wilson Cairns2 b. 4 Feb 1830, d. 16 Apr 1914
MotherGeorgiana Helen Darby2 b. 31 Mar 1836, d. 26 Aug 1898
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited16 Jan 2011
Nickname Helene R. Cairns also is known commonly by the nickname of Birdie the nickname Bird was inscribed on her tombstone.3,4 
Birth*She was born on 15 June 1877 in Prince Edward Island.3,4 
She was the daughter of William Wilson Cairns and Georgiana Helen Darby.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHelene R. Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of William Wilson Cairns in Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the household were William's wife Ellen/Helen (Darby), and children Maggie (age 20), Benjamin (age 15), Ambrose (age 12), Esther (age 9) and Birdie (age 5), aka Helene. William's occupation was farmer. William's religion was Presbyterian, while the remainder of the family was Church of England.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHelene R. Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of William Wilson Cairns in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the household with William (age 70), now widowed, were his children Maggie/Margaret (age 40), Amby/Ambrose (age 32), Esther/Hettie (age 28) and Helene (age 24). William was a farmer, son Amby a farmer's son. Maggie's religion was Church of England, while William and the rest of his children were Presbyterian.5
Death*Helene R. Cairns died on 27 May 1913, at age 35, in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.2,4 
Burial*She was buried in the Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40576,-63.77652.
Inscription: In / Memory of / Georgenia Helen Darby / Wife of / William W. Cairns / Died / Aug. 26, 1898, / AET. 62 / - / The precious to our hearts has gone / the voice we loved is stilled / the place made vacant in our home / can never more be filled / CAIRNS
Left: Ambrose Cairns / Died / Jan. 9, 1902 / AET. 33
Right: William W. Cairns / Born Feb. 4, 1831 / Died / April 16, 1914
back: Their daughters / Margaret / Born May 24, 1861, / Died Jan. 3, 1914 / Esther / Born Aug. 31, 1872 / Died May 21, 1906 / Bird / Born June 15, 1877 / Died May 27, 1913.4
Tombstone, Georgiana/Georgenia/Georgina Helen Darby (1836-1898), her husband William W. Cairns (1831-1914), their son Ambrose (1868-1902), their daughters Margaret (1861-1914), Esther (1872-1906), Bird (1877-1913). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S2166] Census return, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  3. [S5020] 1881 Canada Census - William Wilson Cairns, William Wilson Cairns, Head Household #262, 1881, Microfilm, Page 66. Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  4. [S4895] Marker Inscription - Georgiana Helen Darby. Georgiana Helen Darby, Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, 17 August 2010.
  5. [S8106] 1901 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, William Wilson Cairns Household #8, 1901, Microfilm, LAC film T-6510. District Number 133, Subdistrict Number a-3, Summerside. National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Hillus Cairns

M, #12741, b. 25 January 1915, d. 16 April 1999
FatherJohn Alfred Cairns b. 30 Jan 1895, d. 30 Dec 1957
MotherZena Leard b. 1889, d. 5 Aug 1989
Last Edited7 Feb 2019
Birth*Hillus Cairns was born on 25 January 1915. 
He was the son of John Alfred Cairns and Zena Leard
Marriage*Hillus Cairns married Blanche Dawson, daughter of Murdock Dawson and Grace Francis, on 29 June 1948.1 
Death*Hillus Cairns died on 16 April 1999, at age 84. 
Burial*He was buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery, North Tryon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 

Family: Hillus Cairns and Blanche Dawson

Citations

  1. [S13775] Cemetery marker, Presbyterian Cemetery, North Tryon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Hillus Cairns & Blanche Dawson, tombstone inscription & photograph; documented by David A. Walker.

Howard J. Cairns1,2

M, #109318, b. 25 June 1920, d. 24 September 2006
FatherJohn Elton Cairns1 b. 7 Nov 1884, d. 8 Jul 1960
MotherLottie M. Burns1 b. 1893, d. 5 Sep 1984
Last Edited11 Jan 2019
Birth*Howard J. Cairns was born on 25 June 1920 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
He was the son of John Elton Cairns and Lottie M. Burns.1 
Marriage*Howard J. Cairns married Doris B. Campbell.2 
Death*Howard J. Cairns died on 24 September 2006, at age 86.2 
Burial*He was buried in the Presbyterian/United Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 

Family: Howard J. Cairns and Doris B. Campbell

Citations

  1. [S12984] 1921 Canada Census, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, household of Elton Cairns, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Freetown; Reference Number RG 31; Folder Number 104. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S8572] Cemetery Transcript, Presbyterian/United Cemetery, North Bedeque, PEI, PEIGS publication Lot 25-3, 1998, Library of David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.

Ida Helen Cairns1

F, #8941, b. 26 October 1929, d. 25 April 2019
Ida Helen (Cairns) Millar (1929-2019).
FatherJohn Scott Cairns1 b. 16 Feb 1895, d. 25 Nov 1973
MotherElla Georgina Cairns1 b. 26 Mar 1904, d. 12 Mar 1995
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited3 May 2019
Name-ComIda Helen Cairns is commonly known as Helen.2 
Birth*She was born on 26 October 1929 in Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of John Scott Cairns and Ella Georgina Cairns.1 
ResidenceLast*The former residence of Ida Helen Cairns was in Kelvin Grove, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 
Death*She died on 25 April 2019, at age 89, in Prince County Hospital, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 
Burial*She was buried in the United Church Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S4555] Obituary - Thirza Winnifred (Cairns) McDowell, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa, Ontario, 27 October, 2010. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Citizen.
  3. [S14038] Death Notices ~ Helen Millar, Davison Funeral Home, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Ida May Cairns1

F, #68529, b. 31 July 1896
FatherWilliam Cairns1 b. 12 Oct 1864, d. 25 Jun 1932
MotherThirza Picketts1 b. 29 Aug 1867, d. 19 May 1931
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Birth*Ida May Cairns was born on 31 July 1896.1 
She was the daughter of William Cairns and Thirza Picketts.1 

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

Ira Cairns

F, #30818, b. 14 February 1912, d. 15 November 1984
FatherJohn Alfred Cairns b. 30 Jan 1895, d. 30 Dec 1957
MotherZena Leard b. 1889, d. 5 Aug 1989
Last Edited26 Feb 2015
Birth*Ira Cairns was born on 14 February 1912. 
She was the daughter of John Alfred Cairns and Zena Leard
Death*Ira Cairns died on 15 November 1984, at age 72. 

Isabella Cairns1

F, #105236, b. 14 April 1860, d. 16 June 1917
FatherRobert Cairns1 b. 30 Jun 1823, d. 30 Oct 1903
MotherIsabella Stewart1 b. c 1828, d. 15 Jun 1891
Last Edited7 Jan 2016
Name-ComIsabella Cairns is commonly known as Bella Cairns.2 
Birth*She was born on 14 April 1860 in Prince Edward Island; Ellen and Isabella were twins.1 
She was the daughter of Robert Cairns and Isabella Stewart.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdIsabella Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of Robert Cairns in Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household with Robert (age 57) were his wife Isabella Stewart (age 53), their children Mary (age 26), Robina (age 25), Ellen (age 21), Isabella (age 21), Stewart (age 18), Alex (age 16) and John (age 12). Robert was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdIsabella Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of Alexander Stewart Cairns in Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household with Alexander (age 36) were his wife Annie Anderson (age 34), their daughter Alice (age 2), Alexander's sister Bella (age 39), Alexander's father Robert (age 77), now widowed. Alexander was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.2 
Death*Isabella Cairns died on 16 June 1917, at age 57.3 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36227,-63.72524.
Inscription: Robert Cairns / Died / Oct. 30, 1903 / Æt. 80. / A native of / Dumfries, Scotland
Left: In loving / remembrance / of / Isabella Stewart / Beloved wife of / Robert Cairns / Died / June 15, 1891, / Æt. 66.
Right: Isabell Cairns / Died / June 16, 1917 / Æt. 57.3

Tombstone, Robert Cairns (1823-1903), his wife Isabella Stewart (1825-1891), their daughter Isabell Cairns (1860-1917). North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription.
Left inscription.
Right inscription.

Citations

  1. [S9717] 1881 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Robert & Isabella Cairns household #111, 1881, digital image of original page, LAC Microfilm reels C_13162 to C_13286. Page 27. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S9718] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Alexander & Annie Cairns household #40, 1901, digital image of original page, LAC Microfilm reels T-6428 to T-6556. Page 4. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S10585] Tombstone, North Bedeque Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Robert Cairns & family, marker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 28 June 2015.

James Cairns

M, #15154
FatherRobert Cairns
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
James Cairns was the son of Robert Cairns

James Cairns

M, #30805
Last Edited17 Oct 2013
Marriage*James Cairns married Letita Waddell, daughter of Lizzie ?

Child of James Cairns and Letita Waddell

James Cairns

M, #30812, b. 1897, d. 1920
FatherJohn Cairns b. 1871, d. 1942
MotherJessie Strang
Last Edited22 Jul 2010
Birth*James Cairns was born in 1897. 
He was the son of John Cairns and Jessie Strang
Death*James Cairns died in 1920. 
Burial*He was buried in the People's Cemetery, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island

James Cairns1

M, #103195, b. 28 December 1806
FatherThomas Cairns1 b. 1783, d. 3 Jan 1863
MotherAgnes Wilson1 b. 1784, d. 15 Oct 1842
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited21 Jul 2016
Birth*James Cairns was born on 28 December 1806 in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.1 
He was the son of Thomas Cairns and Agnes Wilson.1 
BaptismJames Cairns was baptized on 31 December 1806 in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.1 

Citations

  1. [S8103] Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, baptism, LDS Batch Number: C19524-1, System Origin: Scotland-VR, GS Film: 1067959, Reference ID: 2:1698JTD, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XT15-G2K : accessed 03 Mar 2013), (31 December 1806). Hereinafter cited as Scotland Births and Baptisms.

James Leonard Cairns1

M, #9009, b. 29 April 1863, d. 14 February 1866
FatherWilliam Wilson Cairns2 b. 4 Feb 1830, d. 16 Apr 1914
MotherGeorgiana Helen Darby2 b. 31 Mar 1836, d. 26 Aug 1898
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited17 Apr 2020
Birth*James Leonard Cairns was born on 29 April 1863 in Wilmot Creek, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; "James Leonard, son of William & Ellen Cairns, farmer Wilmot Creek. Born April 29, 1863. BApt. March 4th 1864. J.H.Read."1 
He was the son of William Wilson Cairns and Georgiana Helen Darby.2 
BaptismJames Leonard Cairns was baptized on 4 March 1864 in St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.419983,-63.811033; the officiating clergyman was Rev. J.H. Read.1 
Death*He died on 14 February 1866, at age 2 years, 9 months and 13 days.2 

Citations

  1. [S5252] Baptismal Record: James Leonard Cairns, Acc. 2630, p. 244. Register Book for the Parish of Richmond, Prince County, 1821-1866 - Public Records & Archives Office, P.E.I.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Record: James Leonard Cairns.
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

Janet Cairns1

F, #66612, b. 1820, d. 21 September 1889
FatherJohn Glen Cairns1 b. 1787, d. 16 May 1871
MotherElizabeth McCaull
Last Edited7 Oct 2018
Name-ComJanet Cairns is commonly known as Jane. 
Birth*She was born in 1820 in Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.1 
She was the daughter of John Glen Cairns and Elizabeth McCaull.1 
Marriage*Janet Cairns married George Scott on 22 March 1838. In Prince Edward Island. They were married by license, recorded 13 January 1839.2 
Death*Janet Cairns died on 21 September 1889, in Prince Edward Island.1 
Burial*She was buried in Mount Stewart Peoples Cemetery, Mount Stewart, Queens County, Prince Edward Island

Family: Janet Cairns and George Scott

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S6851] Unknown spouses' names, (22 March 1838), Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 (1832-1840), Page 331, Image 168, George Scott & Jane Cairns , unknown manuscript info. Hereinafter cited as Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers.

Janet Cairns1

F, #94175, b. 26 January 1827, d. before 1881
Janet Cairns (1827- ?). Photo courtesy of William Schurman Loyalist of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, by Ross Graves.
FatherThomas Cairns1 b. 1783, d. 3 Jan 1863
MotherAgnes Wilson1 b. 1784, d. 15 Oct 1842
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited1 Apr 2012
Christening*Janet Cairns was christened on 26 January 1827 in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.1 
She was the daughter of Thomas Cairns and Agnes Wilson.1 
Marriage*Janet Cairns married Peter Schurman, son of Peter Schurman and Mary Bremble, on 15 June 1847. In the United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410. They were married "by license from Lieutenant Governor", by Rev. Robert S. Patterson, recorded 1 December 1847. Witnesses were Robert Walker and George Mabey Price.2
Marriage Registration, Peter Schurman & Janet Cairns.
Death*Janet Cairns died before 1881; she did not appear in the 1881 census.3 

Children of Janet Cairns and Peter Schurman

Citations

  1. [S2287] Parish Register, Dumfries, 373-14505, (1817), ABBR Parish: NB, Point de Bute. Hereinafter cited as Parish Register, Dumfries.
  2. [S5050] Marriage Records 1844-1852, Page 297 (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island: , Recorded 1 December 1847, R. Hodgson, surrogate). Hereinafter cited as Marriage Records 1844-1852.
  3. [S5049] 1881 Canada Census - Peter Schurman, Peter Schurman Household #97, 4 April 1881, Microfilm, Microfilm C-13162, Page 22. District Prince, Lot 27. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Janet Cairns1

F, #95903, b. 31 August 1856, d. 18 February 1947
FatherChristopher Cairns2 b. 10 Mar 1820, d. 10 May 1861
MotherJannet Roddick3 b. 16 Jul 1828, d. 23 Jun 1907
Last Edited20 Jun 2020
Birth*Janet Cairns was born on 31 August 1856. 
She was the daughter of Christopher Cairns and Jannet Roddick.2,3 
BaptismJanet Cairns was baptized on 2 November 1856 in the United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410.2 
Marriage*She married Thomas MacMurdo, son of Archibald McMurdo and Janet Stavert, on 4 February 1885. In Prince Edward Island, Canada. They were married by license. Thomas was a bachelor, Janet a spinster. Witnesses were James McMurdo (brother of Thomas) and Robert Cairns (brother of Janet).1,4 
(Wife) Census HeadHouseholdJanet Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1891 in the household of Thomas MacMurdo, as his wife, in Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household of Thomas MacMurdo (age 45) were his wife Janet Cairns (age 34), their children, Janet (age 5) and Andrew (age 3). The family religion was Free Church of Scotland.5 
(Wife) Census HeadHouseholdJanet Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of Thomas MacMurdo, as his wife, in Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household of Thomas MacMurdo (age 56) were his wife Janet Cairns (age 44), their children, Edna (age 15), Scott (age 13), Amy (age 9) and Robert (age 4). Thomas was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.6 
(Wife) Census HeadHouseholdJanet Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Thomas MacMurdo, as his wife, in Lot 25, Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household of Thomas MacMurdo (age 66) were his wife Janet Cairns (age 54), their children, Edna (age 24), Scott (age 23), Amy (age 20) and Robert (age 13). Thomas was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.7 
Census HeadHousehold*Janet Cairns was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Lot 25, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household of Janet (Cairns) MacMurdo (age64), now widowed, were her children, Earle (age 24) and Edna (age 35). Earle was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.8 
Death*She died on 18 February 1947, at age 90. 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36203,-63.72544.
Inscription: In Memory / of / Thomas MacMurdo / Born Dec. 14, 1844 / Died March 16, 1918. / His Wife / Janet Cairns / Born Aug. 31, 1856 / Died Feb. 18, 1947. / MACMURDO. Back: In Loving Memory Of / R. Erle MacMurdo / Born July 2, 1890 / Died January 20, 1977 / His Wife / Amy E. Townsend / Born January 14, 1898 / Died September 8, 1986. / MACMURDO.9

Children of Janet Cairns and Thomas MacMurdo

Citations

  1. [S2651] Obituary - Amy Delvina (MacMurdo) Marchbank, unknown newspaper, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 20 July. Hereinafter cited as unknown newspaper.
  2. [S3707] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Janet Cairns, United Church, North Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 20.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Janet Cairns.
  3. [S13219] 1881 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, of Jannet Cairns, widow household #104, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Microfilm reel C_13162, Page 26. Ancestry (Canada), http://www.ancestry.ca
  4. [S15312] Thomas McMurdo & Janet Cairns, (4 February 1885), Marriage Record, Prince Edward Island Provincial Archives; Prince Edward Island, Canada; Marriages 1878-1888 , Series Number: 14-0307; 2015-02-26 14:44:26; dsclark; Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 - FSI; DGS: 004146270; FHL Roll: 001630095. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record.
  5. [S12779] 1891 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Thomas MacMurdo household #137, 1 May 1891, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Census Place: Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; microfilm reel T-6383. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  6. [S12776] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Thomas MacMurdo household #31, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Lot 26; Microfilm reels T-6428 to T-6556, Page 3. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  7. [S12782] 1911 Canada Census, Bedeque, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Thomas MacMurdo household #39, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Bedeque, Lot 25; Microfilm Reels: T-20326 to T-20460. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  8. [S12783] 1921 Canada Census, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, household of Janet MacMurdo, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: North Bedeque; Reference Number RG 31; Folder Number 104. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  9. [S3706] Cemetery Marker - Thomas MacMurdo (1844-1918) & Janet Cairns (1856-1947). Thomas MacMurdo (1844-1918), Cemetery Marker; David Arthur Walker, 31 July 2009.
  10. [S2462] Correspondence with Allison MacMurdo, Summerside, Prince Edward Island Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker, (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  11. [S12356] Baptismal Record, United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Andrew Scott McMurdo, Record Book Number 1, Record Book Page 49. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Record.

Jenet Cairns1

F, #96869, b. 1839, d. 23 October 1880
FatherThomas Cairns1 b. 2 May 1812, d. 18 May 1881
MotherNancy1 d. May 1891
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited11 Jan 2019
Birth*Jenet Cairns was born in 1839.1 
She was the daughter of Thomas Cairns and Nancy.1 
Marriage*Jenet Cairns married James Kirkland.1 
Death*Jenet Cairns died on 23 October 1880.1 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36202,-63.72556.
Inscription: Jenet Cairns / Wife of James Kirkland / Died / Oct. 23, 1880, / AEt. 41. / ~ | Kate Cairns / Died / Mar. 29, 1884, / AE. 17 Yrs. 6 Ms.1

Tombstone, Jenet Cairns (1839-1880) and Kate Cairns (1866-1884), North Bedeque Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family: Jenet Cairns and James Kirkland

Citations

  1. [S3696] Cemetery Marker - Kate & Jenet Cairns. Kate & Jenet Cairns, Tombstone transcription; David A. Walker, 31 July 2009.

Jennie Brown Cairns

F, #30809, b. 12 September 1893, d. 7 February 1973
FatherJohn Cairns b. 1871, d. 1942
MotherJessie Strang
Last Edited12 Dec 2006
Birth*Jennie Brown Cairns was born on 12 September 1893. 
She was the daughter of John Cairns and Jessie Strang
Death*Jennie Brown Cairns died on 7 February 1973, at age 79. 
Burial*She was buried in Presbeterian Cemetery, North Tryon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island

Jessie Cairns1

F, #8808, b. 1840, d. 27 October 1880
FatherThomas Cairns1 b. 2 May 1812, d. 18 May 1881
MotherNancy1 d. May 1891
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited5 Nov 2001
Birth*Jessie Cairns was born in 1840.1 
She was the daughter of Thomas Cairns and Nancy.1 
Death*Jessie Cairns died on 27 October 1880; Obituary: At Summerside on Wed morning the 27th, age 40 years, Jessie Cairns, daughter of Thomas Cairns, Summerside. Funeral on Friday at 11 am. Journal Oct 28,1880.1 

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

Jessie Cairns1

F, #66622, b. 29 January 1877, d. 1956
FatherJohn Cairns1 b. 1841, d. 18 Feb 1899
MotherMaria Crawford1 b. 1839, d. 5 Sep 1910
Last Edited11 Jan 2019
Birth*Jessie Cairns was born on 29 January 1877 in Lower Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,3 
She was the daughter of John Cairns and Maria Crawford.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJessie Cairns was enumerated on the census of 16 April 1901 in the household of Maria Crawford in Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household with Maria were her children, Elton (age 16), Jessie (age 24), Robina (age 22), Bee/Sybella (age 20), Marie (age 18), and grandson Earnest Taylor (age 5), son of daughter Gertrude. Gertrude died 16 August, 1895, less than three months after the birth of her son Ernest. Maria's occupation was listed as farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian. Their farm was close to that of David Walker & Elizabeth Higgins.4 
Marriage*Jessie Cairns married Benjamin Campbell Jardine, son of David Jardine and Adelaide Campbell, on 5 November 1902. After their marriage Ben and Jessie purchased land at Wilmot Valley on the Taylor road where they established a farm. There were seven children from this marriage.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJessie Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Benjamin Campbell Jardine in Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the household were Benjamin's wife Jessie (Cairns), and sons Oren (age 7), Frank (age 5) and Austin (age 4). Benjamin's occupation was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.5 
Death*Jessie Cairns died in 1956.3 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36215,-63.72525.
Inscription: JARDINE / Benjamin C. 1874 - 1927 / His Wife / Jessie Cairns 1876 - 1956 / Son / Albert, 1905 age 2 mos. / Eunice M. 1916 - 1978.
Back: JARDINE.6
Tombstone, Benjamin C. Jardine (1874-1927), his wife Jessie Cairns (1876-1956), their son Albert (1904-1905), their daughter Eunice (1916-1978). North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Children of Jessie Cairns and Benjamin Campbell Jardine

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S4253] 1901 Canada Census - Maria (Crawford) Cairns, Household #25, 16 April. 1901, Microfilm, original image, unknown film. District 133, Prince East, Lot 25. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S54] Freetown, Past & Present (Freetown, P.E.I.: Freetown Historical Society, 1985), p. 307.
  4. [S4978] Canada Census 1901, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Mrs. John Cairns Household #25, 16 Apr. 1901, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Microfilms T6428-T6556, page 3. Lot 25, District 133, Sub-district F-2. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  5. [S4979] 1911 Canada Census - Benjamin C. Jardine, Benjamin C. Jardine Household #50, 1911, Microfilm, Page 6. Lot 25, Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  6. [S4980] Cemetery Marker - Benjamin C. Jardine. Benjamin C. Jardine & Jessie Cairns, Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, 28 August 2010.

Jessie Cairns1

F, #66626, b. 1843, d. 1913
FatherWilliam Cairns1 b. 1816, d. 31 Oct 1856
MotherEllen Stewart1 b. 1816, d. 24 Oct 1878
Last Edited8 Jan 2019
Birth*Jessie Cairns was born in 1843.1 
She was the daughter of William Cairns and Ellen Stewart.1 
Death*Jessie Cairns died in 1913.2 
(Interred) BurialShe was buried in the plot of Margaret Jane Cairns, in the Peoples Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S9810] Cemetery Transcript, Peoples Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Lot 25-2 Freetown Peoples Cemetery published by P.E.I. Genealogical Society, Library of Freetown Peoples Cemetery, the Peoples Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

John Cairns1

M, #9003, b. 1826, d. 1916
FatherThomas Cairns2 b. 1783, d. 3 Jan 1863
MotherAgnes Wilson2 b. 1784, d. 15 Oct 1842
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited1 Jan 2011
Note*Records indicate that John Cairns never married.2 
Birth*John Cairns was born in 1826.1 
He was the son of Thomas Cairns and Agnes Wilson.2 
Death*John Cairns died in 1916.1 
Burial*He was buried in the Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40559,-63.77733.
Inscription: In / Memory of / John Cairns / 1826-1916 / Asleep in Jesus.1
Tombstone, John Cairns (1826-1916). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S3405] Cemetery marker - John Cairns (1826-1916). John Cairns, Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 2006.
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

John Cairns

M, #12739, b. 1871, d. 1942
FatherJames Cairns
MotherLetita Waddell
Last Edited27 Feb 2019
Birth*John Cairns was born in 1871. 
Marriage*He married Jessie Strang, daughter of Elizabeth Malinda Strang, they lived in Middleton, Prince County.1 
John Cairns was the son of James Cairns and Letita Waddell
Death*John Cairns died in 1942. 

Children of John Cairns and Jessie Strang

Citations

  1. [S129] Ross Graves, William Schurman Loyalist of Bedeque Prince Edward Island and His Descendants, Vols. 1 & 2 (Summerside: M.F. Schurman Co. Ltd., 1973), page 95. Hereinafter cited as William Schurman Loyalist of Bedeque.

John Cairns1,2

M, #15138, b. 1841, d. 18 February 1899
FatherWilliam Cairns b. 1816, d. 31 Oct 1856
MotherEllen Stewart b. 1816, d. 24 Oct 1878
Last Edited18 Sep 2015
Birth*John Cairns was born in 1841.1 
Marriage*He married Maria Crawford.3 
John Cairns was the son of William Cairns and Ellen Stewart
Death*John Cairns died on 18 February 1899, in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
Burial*He was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36232,-63.72541.
Inscription: John Cairns / Died Feb. 18, 1899 / Aged 57 yrs. / Also his wife Maria / Died Sept. 5, 1910, / Aged 71 yrs. / Their daughter Gertie, / Died Aug. 16, 1895, / Aged 28 yrs. / CAIRNS
Back: J. Elton Cairns / Died July 8, 1960, / Aged 75 yrs. / His Wife / Lottie M. Burns / Died Sept. 5, 1984 / Aged 91 yrs. / Daughter Marion / Died Aug. 6, 1915. / Aged 1 yr.2,1

Tombstone, John Cairns (1841-1899), his wife Maria Crawford (1839-1910), their daughter Gertrude Cairns (1870-1895), their son John Elton Cairns (1884-1960), his wife Lottie Burns (1893-1984), their daughter Marion (1914-1915). North Bedeque Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Children of John Cairns and Maria Crawford

Citations

  1. [S2933] Cemetery Transcripts North Bedeque: John Cairns, John Cairns Published transcripts, Library of North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  2. [S5065] Cemetery Marker - John Cairns & Maria Crawford. John Cairns & Maria Crawford, Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 29 August 2010.
  3. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

John Cairns1

M, #97625
Last Edited22 Jan 2015
Marriage*John Cairns married Hannah Watson in Nova Scotia.1 

Child of John Cairns and Hannah Watson

Citations

  1. [S4183] Correspondence with personal communication Margriet & Ralph Kitchen, Personal CD Library of David Arthur Walker, (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

John Cairns1

M, #103196, b. 10 July 1809, d. 25 September 1887
FatherThomas Cairns1 b. 1783, d. 3 Jan 1863
MotherAgnes Wilson1 b. 1784, d. 15 Oct 1842
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited30 Jan 2020
Birth*John Cairns was born on 10 July 1809 in Parish of Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.1 
He was the son of Thomas Cairns and Agnes Wilson.1 
BaptismJohn Cairns was baptized on 12 July 1809 in Parish of Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.1 
Death*He died on 25 September 1887, at age 78, in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; John died at the residence of Robert Glover, his brother-in-law. Newspaper Announcement: "At Summerside, on the 25th at the residence of Mr. Robert Glover, his brother-in-law, Mr. John Cairns and old and respected inhabitant of Summerside, at the advanced age of 78 years. The deceased was born in Scotland, in the parish of Dumfries, in 1809, and when 16 years of age was enlisted at Carlyle for the 55th Regiment of Foot. He served in the Army nearly 17 years, when he discharged in consequence of a disease which he contracted from service in tropical climes and from loss of an eye by a bullet wound received in action...." [lengthy obituary].2 
Burial*He was buried in the Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription: In memory of / John Cairns / Died / Sept. 25, 1887, / Æt. 78 / A Native of / Dumfries, Scotland.3

 

Citations

  1. [S8105] Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950, baptism, LDS Batch Number: C19524-1, System Origin: Scotland-VR, GS Film: 1067959, Reference ID: 2:1699OOL, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XT15-G2K : accessed 03 Mar 2013), (12 July 1809). Hereinafter cited as Scotland, Births and Baptisms.
  2. [S14639] Century of Immigration, Marriage and Death Records from Prince Edward Island Newspapers, 1780-1900, PDF file on CD, compiled by Leland Currie 2019, , Island Guardian October 22, 1887, Century of Immigration, Marriage and Death Records, CD, compiled by Leland Currie, 2019. Hereinafter cited as Century of Immigration, Marriage and Death Records.
  3. [S14658] Cemetery marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. John Cairns, tombstone inscription & photograph; documented by David Arthur Walker.

John Cairns1

M, #105239, b. circa 1869
FatherRobert Cairns1 b. 30 Jun 1823, d. 30 Oct 1903
MotherIsabella Stewart1 b. c 1828, d. 15 Jun 1891
Last Edited3 Feb 2015
Birth*John Cairns was born circa 1869.1 
He was the son of Robert Cairns and Isabella Stewart.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJohn Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of Robert Cairns in Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household with Robert (age 57) were his wife Isabella Stewart (age 53), their children Mary (age 26), Robina (age 25), Ellen (age 21), Isabella (age 21), Stewart (age 18), Alex (age 16) and John (age 12). Robert was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.1 

Citations

  1. [S9717] 1881 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Robert & Isabella Cairns household #111, 1881, digital image of original page, LAC Microfilm reels C_13162 to C_13286. Page 27. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

John Alfred Cairns

M, #30810, b. 30 January 1895, d. 30 December 1957
FatherJohn Cairns b. 1871, d. 1942
MotherJessie Strang
Last Edited20 Aug 2004
Birth*John Alfred Cairns was born on 30 January 1895. 
Marriage*He married Zena Leard, daughter of ? Leard and Celia Woods
John Alfred Cairns was the son of John Cairns and Jessie Strang
Death*John Alfred Cairns died on 30 December 1957, at age 62. 
Burial*He was buried in North Tryon Presbyterian Cemetery, North Tryon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 

Children of John Alfred Cairns and Zena Leard

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

John Andrew Cairns1

M, #96879, b. 1854
FatherChristopher Cairns1 b. 10 Mar 1820, d. 10 May 1861
MotherJannet Roddick2 b. 16 Jul 1828, d. 23 Jun 1907
Last Edited6 Oct 2018
Baptism*John Andrew Cairns was baptized in 1854 in the United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410.1 
He was the son of Christopher Cairns and Jannet Roddick.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S3709] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - John Andrew Cairns, United Church, North Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 18.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - John Andrew Cairns.
  2. [S13219] 1881 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, of Jannet Cairns, widow household #104, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Microfilm reel C_13162, Page 26. Ancestry (Canada), http://www.ancestry.ca

John Elton Cairns1

M, #66625, b. 7 November 1884, d. 8 July 1960
FatherJohn Cairns1 b. 1841, d. 18 Feb 1899
MotherMaria Crawford1 b. 1839, d. 5 Sep 1910
Last Edited26 Jun 2018
Name-ComJohn Elton Cairns is commonly known as Elton.2,3 
Birth*He was born on 7 November 1884 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
He was the son of John Cairns and Maria Crawford.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJohn Elton Cairns was enumerated on the census of 16 April 1901 in the household of Maria Crawford in Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household with Maria were her children, Elton (age 16), Jessie (age 24), Robina (age 22), Bee/Sybella (age 20), Marie (age 18), and grandson Earnest Taylor (age 5), son of daughter Gertrude. Gertrude died 16 August, 1895, less than three months after the birth of her son Ernest. Maria's occupation was listed as farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian. Their farm was close to that of David Walker & Elizabeth Higgins.4 
Marriage*John Elton Cairns married Lottie M. Burns.3 
Death*John Elton Cairns died on 8 July 1960, at age 75.5,3 
Burial*He was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36232,-63.72541.
Inscription: John Cairns / Died Feb. 18, 1899 / Aged 57 yrs. / Also his wife Maria / Died Sept. 5, 1910, / Aged 71 yrs. / Their daughter Gertie, / Died Aug. 16, 1895, / Aged 28 yrs. / CAIRNS
Back: J. Elton Cairns / Died July 8, 1960, / Aged 75 yrs. / His Wife / Lottie M. Burns / Died Sept. 5, 1984 / Aged 91 yrs. / Daughter Marion / Died Aug. 6, 1915. / Aged 1 yr.5,3
Tombstone, John Cairns (1841-1899), his wife Maria Crawford (1839-1910), their daughter Gertrude Cairns (1870-1895), their son John Elton Cairns (1884-1960), his wife Lottie Burns (1893-1984), their daughter Marion (1914-1915). North Bedeque Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Children of John Elton Cairns and Lottie M. Burns

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S4253] 1901 Canada Census - Maria (Crawford) Cairns, Household #25, 16 April. 1901, Microfilm, original image, unknown film. District 133, Prince East, Lot 25. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S5065] Cemetery Marker - John Cairns & Maria Crawford. John Cairns & Maria Crawford, Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 29 August 2010.
  4. [S4978] Canada Census 1901, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Mrs. John Cairns Household #25, 16 Apr. 1901, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Microfilms T6428-T6556, page 3. Lot 25, District 133, Sub-district F-2. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  5. [S2933] Cemetery Transcripts North Bedeque: John Cairns, John Cairns Published transcripts, Library of North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  6. [S12984] 1921 Canada Census, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, household of Elton Cairns, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Freetown; Reference Number RG 31; Folder Number 104. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

John Glen Cairns1

M, #19643, b. 1787, d. 16 May 1871
Last Edited13 Oct 2009
Name-ComJohn Glen Cairns is commonly known as John. 
Birth*He was born in 1787 in Dumfriesshire, Scotland.1,2 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth McCaull.1 
Emigration*John Glen Cairns emigrated in 1832 from Dumfriesshire, Scotland; He settled in Prince Edward Island.3 
Death*He died on 16 May 1871, in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada;
obituary: "On 16th May, John Cairns, age 83. Native of Dumfries County." (Patriot, 22 April 1871).4 
Burial*He was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36166,-63.72609.
Inscription: In memory / of / John Cairns / Died / Mar. 16, 1871, / AEt. 84.5
Tombstone, John Glen Cairns (1787-1871), North Bedeque Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Children of John Glen Cairns and Elizabeth McCaull

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S129] Ross Graves, William Schurman Loyalist of Bedeque Prince Edward Island and His Descendants, Vols. 1 & 2 (Summerside: M.F. Schurman Co. Ltd., 1973). Hereinafter cited as William Schurman Loyalist of Bedeque.
  3. [S129] Ross Graves, William Schurman Loyalist of Bedeque Prince Edward Island and His Descendants, Vols. 1 & 2 (Summerside: M.F. Schurman Co. Ltd., 1973), Page 287. Hereinafter cited as William Schurman Loyalist of Bedeque.
  4. [S2970] From Scotland to Prince Edward Island, Peter Gallant, compiler, (Charlottetown, P.E.I.: P.E.I. Genealogical Society, January 2001). Hereinafter cited as From Scotland to Prince Edward Island.
  5. [S3667] Cemetery Marker - John Glen Cairns. John Glen Cairns, Tombstone transcription; David A. Walker, 31 July 2009.

John Scott Cairns1

M, #8942, b. 16 February 1895, d. 25 November 1973
FatherWilliam Cairns1 b. 12 Oct 1864, d. 25 Jun 1932
MotherThirza Picketts1 b. 29 Aug 1867, d. 19 May 1931
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited7 Aug 2020
Name-ComJohn Scott Cairns is commonly known as Scott Cairns.2,3 
Birth*He was born on 16 February 1895 in Lower Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of William Cairns and Thirza Picketts.1 
Marriage*John Scott Cairns married Ella Georgina Cairns, daughter of Benjamin Darby Cairns and Jane Winnifred Yeo, on 23 November 1927. In at home, Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Death*John Scott Cairns died on 25 November 1973, at age 78, in North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Burial*He was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36200,-63.72533.
Inscription: CAIRNS / In Loving Memory / John Scott Cairns / Feb. 16, 1895 - Nov. 25, 1973 / His Wife / Ella Georgina Cairns / Mar. 26, 1904 - Mar. 12, 1995 / Their Son / William Cecil Cairns / Sept. 17, 1928 - / His Wife / Helen Ann Pendleton / July 9, 1933 -.4

Tombstone, John Scott Cairns (1895-1973) and Ella Georgina Cairns (1904-1995) and family. North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Children of John Scott Cairns and Ella Georgina Cairns

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S14038] Death Notices ~ Helen Millar, Davison Funeral Home, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  3. [S15655] Death Notice - Georgina Ferguson, Ferguson Funeral Home, O'Leary, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  4. [S3712] Cemetery Marker - John Scott Cairns (1895-1973). John Scott Cairns (1895-1973), Cemetery Marker; David Arthur Walker, 31 July 2009.

Kate Cairns1

F, #96860, b. October 1866, d. 29 March 1884
FatherThomas Cairns1 b. 2 May 1812, d. 18 May 1881
MotherNancy1 d. May 1891
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited30 Jan 2020
Birth*Kate Cairns was born in October 1866 in Prince Edward Island.1,2 
She was the daughter of Thomas Cairns and Nancy.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdKate Cairns was enumerated on the census of 4 April 1881 in the household of Thomas Cairns in Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the household of Thomas Cairns Jr. were his wife Nancy and daughters Kate (14) and Levie (12). The family religion was listed as Presbyterian, and his occupation as farmer.1
Death*Kate Cairns died on 29 March 1884, at age 17, in St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; Newspaper Announcement: "At St. Eleanor’s on the 29th March of consumption, Miss Katie Cairns, in the 18th year of her age."3,2 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36202,-63.72556.
Inscription: Jenet Cairns / Wife of James Kirkland / Died / Oct. 23, 1880, / AEt. 41. / ~ | Kate Cairns / Died / Mar. 29, 1884, / AE. 17 Yrs. 6 Ms.2

Tombstone, Jenet Cairns (1839-1880) and Kate Cairns (1866-1884), North Bedeque Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S3668] 1881 Canada Census - Thomas Cairns Jr., Thomas Cairns, head Household #253, 4 April 1881, Microfilm, Microfilm C-13162, Page 64, Line 11. District Prince, Subdistrict R Lot 17. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S3696] Cemetery Marker - Kate & Jenet Cairns. Kate & Jenet Cairns, Tombstone transcription; David A. Walker, 31 July 2009.
  3. [S14639] Century of Immigration, Marriage and Death Records from Prince Edward Island Newspapers, 1780-1900, PDF file on CD, compiled by Leland Currie 2019, , Summerside Journal April 3, 1884, Century of Immigration, Marriage and Death Records, CD, compiled by Leland Currie, 2019. Hereinafter cited as Century of Immigration, Marriage and Death Records.

Laura Elizabeth Cairns1

F, #105240, b. 17 January 1902, d. 15 August 1991
FatherAlexander Stewart Cairns1 b. 1865, d. 1934
MotherAnnie A. Anderson1 b. 1863, d. 1942
Last Edited3 Feb 2015
Birth*Laura Elizabeth Cairns was born on 17 January 1902.1 
She was the daughter of Alexander Stewart Cairns and Annie A. Anderson.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLaura Elizabeth Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Alexander Stewart Cairns in Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Enumerated in the household with Alexander (age 44) were his wife Annie (age 44), their children Alice (age 13), Laura (age 8) & Ruth (age 6), and Alfred Porter, a servant.2 
Marriage*Laura Elizabeth Cairns married Mr. Crue.1 
Death*Laura Elizabeth Cairns died on 15 August 1991, at age 89.1 
Burial*She was buried in North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.36154,-63.72623.
Inscription: Alexander S. Cairns / 1865 - 1934 / His Beloved Wife / Annie A. Anderson / 1863 - 1942
Back: CAIRNS / Daughter / Laura Elizabeth Crue / Jan. 17, 1902 - Aug. 15, 1991.1
Tombstone, Alexander Stewart Cairns (1865-1934), his wife Annie A. Anderson (1863-1942), their daughter Laura Elizabeth (1902-1991). North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Back inscription detail.

Family: Laura Elizabeth Cairns and Mr. Crue

Citations

  1. [S9720] Tombstone, North Bedeque Cemetery, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Alexander S. Cairns, marker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 4 August 2014.
  2. [S9721] 1911 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Alexander & Annie Cairns household #11, 1911, digital image of original page, LAC Microfilm reels T-20326 to T-20460. Page 1. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Levie Cairns1

F, #98707, b. circa 1869
FatherThomas Cairns b. 2 May 1812, d. 18 May 1881
MotherNancy d. May 1891
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited22 Dec 2010
Birth*Levie Cairns was born circa 1869.1 
She was the daughter of Thomas Cairns and Nancy
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLevie Cairns was enumerated on the census of 4 April 1881 in the household of Thomas Cairns in Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the household of Thomas Cairns Jr. were his wife Nancy and daughters Kate (14) and Levie (12). The family religion was listed as Presbyterian, and his occupation as farmer.1

Citations

  1. [S3668] 1881 Canada Census - Thomas Cairns Jr., Thomas Cairns, head Household #253, 4 April 1881, Microfilm, Microfilm C-13162, Page 64, Line 11. District Prince, Subdistrict R Lot 17. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Lois Cairns1

F, #109314, b. 1912, d. 2011
FatherJohn Elton Cairns1 b. 7 Nov 1884, d. 8 Jul 1960
MotherLottie M. Burns1 b. 1893, d. 5 Sep 1984
Last Edited26 Jun 2018
Birth*Lois Cairns was born in 1912 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of John Elton Cairns and Lottie M. Burns.1 
Marriage*Lois Cairns married Mr. Moase.2 
Death*Lois Cairns died in 2011.2 
(Interred) BurialShe was buried in the plot of Norman D. Moase, in the Peoples Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 

Child of Lois Cairns and Mr. Moase

Citations

  1. [S12984] 1921 Canada Census, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, household of Elton Cairns, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Freetown; Reference Number RG 31; Folder Number 104. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S9810] Cemetery Transcript, Peoples Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Lot 25-2 Freetown Peoples Cemetery published by P.E.I. Genealogical Society, Library of Freetown Peoples Cemetery, the Peoples Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Louise Cairns

F, #30815
FatherJohn Cairns b. 1871, d. 1942
MotherJessie Strang
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Louise Cairns was the daughter of John Cairns and Jessie Strang

Lucy Cairns1

F, #99692, b. circa 1878
FatherWilliam Wilson Cairns1 b. 4 Feb 1830, d. 16 Apr 1914
MotherGeorgiana Helen Darby1 b. 31 Mar 1836, d. 26 Aug 1898
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited27 Jun 2011
Birth*Lucy Cairns was born circa 1878 in Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of William Wilson Cairns and Georgiana Helen Darby.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLucy Cairns was enumerated on the census of 29 April 1891 in the household of William Wilson Cairns in Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the household with William (age 60) were his wife Helen Darby (age 54), their children Margaret (age 29), Benjamin (age 24), Ambrose (age 21), Esther (age 16) and Lucy (age 14). William was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian, except for Margaret who chose Church of England.1
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLucy Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of William Wilson Cairns in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the housed with William (age 80) were his daughters Margaret (age 50) and Lucy 'Birdie' (age 33). William was still farming. William and Birdie were Presbyterian, Margaret was Anglican.2 

Citations

  1. [S5710] 1891 Canada Census - William Wilson Cairns, Household #128, 29 April 1891, Microfilm image, Roll T-6383. Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  2. [S8107] 1911 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, William Wilson Cairns Household #185, 1911, Microfilm, LAC reels T-20326 to T-20460. District Number 140, Subdistrict Number 46. National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Lulu Cairns1

F, #71131, b. July 1880
FatherWilliam Daniel Cairns1 b. 1848, d. 21 Jul 1891
MotherCatherine McLellan1 b. 1850, d. 16 Sep 1910
Last Edited6 Dec 2017
Birth*Lulu Cairns was born in July 1880 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
She was the daughter of William Daniel Cairns and Catherine McLellan.1 
(Interred) BurialLulu Cairns was buried in the plot of William Daniel Cairns, in United Baptist Church Cemetery, Central Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.34229,-63.70267.
Inscription: In / memory of / William D. Cairns / Died / July 21, 1891 / Aged 43 / Also His Wife / Catherine McLellan / Died / Sept. 16, 1910, / Aged 60
Right: Their son / Orin / Died / Dec. 31, 1896 / Aged 13 / Daughter / Lulu / Died / [No date inscribed].3

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S12479] 1881 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of William Cairns household #112, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Lot 25; Microfilm reel C_13162, Page 28. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S12478] Cemetery marker, United Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. William D. Cairns family plot, tombstone inscription & photograph; read by David A. Walker, 24 July 2017.

Mabel Cairns1

F, #110970, b. circa 1876
FatherWilliam Daniel Cairns1 b. 1848, d. 21 Jul 1891
MotherCatherine McLellan1 b. 1850, d. 16 Sep 1910
Last Edited6 Feb 2019
Birth*Mabel Cairns was born circa 1876 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of William Daniel Cairns and Catherine McLellan.1 

Citations

  1. [S13770] 1891 Canada Census, Lot 28, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of William Daniel Cairns household #140, 20 April 1891, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Lot 28, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Microfilm reel T-6383, Page 28. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Margaret Cairns1

F, #96862, b. 2 June 1843
FatherThomas Cairns1 b. 2 May 1812, d. 18 May 1881
MotherNancy1 d. May 1891
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited14 Oct 2009
Baptism*Margaret Cairns was baptized on 2 June 1843 in the United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, 46.36518,-63.72410.1 
She was the daughter of Thomas Cairns and Nancy.1 

Citations

  1. [S3672] Baptismal Record: Margaret Cairns, Baptismal Record, Record Book 1, Page 9, (2 jun 1843). Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Record: Margaret Cairns.

Margaret Ann Cairns1

F, #9008, b. 24 May 1861, d. 3 January 1914
FatherWilliam Wilson Cairns1 b. 4 Feb 1830, d. 16 Apr 1914
MotherGeorgiana Helen Darby1 b. 31 Mar 1836, d. 26 Aug 1898
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited4 Mar 2013
Name-ComMargaret Ann Cairns is commonly known as Maggie.2,3 
Birth*She was born on 24 May 1861 in Prince Edward Island.2,4 
She was the daughter of William Wilson Cairns and Georgiana Helen Darby.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMargaret Ann Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of William Wilson Cairns in Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the household were William's wife Ellen/Helen (Darby), and children Maggie (age 20), Benjamin (age 15), Ambrose (age 12), Esther (age 9) and Birdie (age 5), aka Helene. William's occupation was farmer. William's religion was Presbyterian, while the remainder of the family was Church of England.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMargaret Ann Cairns was enumerated on the census of 29 April 1891 in the household of William Wilson Cairns in Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the household with William (age 60) were his wife Helen Darby (age 54), their children Margaret (age 29), Benjamin (age 24), Ambrose (age 21), Esther (age 16) and Lucy (age 14). William was a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian, except for Margaret who chose Church of England.5
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMargaret Ann Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of William Wilson Cairns in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the household with William (age 70), now widowed, were his children Maggie/Margaret (age 40), Amby/Ambrose (age 32), Esther/Hettie (age 28) and Helene (age 24). William was a farmer, son Amby a farmer's son. Maggie's religion was Church of England, while William and the rest of his children were Presbyterian.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMargaret Ann Cairns was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of William Wilson Cairns in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Included in the housed with William (age 80) were his daughters Margaret (age 50) and Lucy 'Birdie' (age 33). William was still farming. William and Birdie were Presbyterian, Margaret was Anglican.6 
Death*Margaret Ann Cairns died on 3 January 1914, at age 52, in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1,4 
Burial*She was buried in the Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40576,-63.77652.
Inscription: In / Memory of / Georgenia Helen Darby / Wife of / William W. Cairns / Died / Aug. 26, 1898, / AET. 62 / - / The precious to our hearts has gone / the voice we loved is stilled / the place made vacant in our home / can never more be filled / CAIRNS
Left: Ambrose Cairns / Died / Jan. 9, 1902 / AET. 33
Right: William W. Cairns / Born Feb. 4, 1831 / Died / April 16, 1914
back: Their daughters / Margaret / Born May 24, 1861, / Died Jan. 3, 1914 / Esther / Born Aug. 31, 1872 / Died May 21, 1906 / Bird / Born June 15, 1877 / Died May 27, 1913.4
Tombstone, Georgiana/Georgenia/Georgina Helen Darby (1836-1898), her husband William W. Cairns (1831-1914), their son Ambrose (1868-1902), their daughters Margaret (1861-1914), Esther (1872-1906), Bird (1877-1913). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S5020] 1881 Canada Census - William Wilson Cairns, William Wilson Cairns, Head Household #262, 1881, Microfilm, Page 66. Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S8106] 1901 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, William Wilson Cairns Household #8, 1901, Microfilm, LAC film T-6510. District Number 133, Subdistrict Number a-3, Summerside. National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  4. [S4895] Marker Inscription - Georgiana Helen Darby. Georgiana Helen Darby, Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, 17 August 2010.
  5. [S5710] 1891 Canada Census - William Wilson Cairns, Household #128, 29 April 1891, Microfilm image, Roll T-6383. Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  6. [S8107] 1911 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, William Wilson Cairns Household #185, 1911, Microfilm, LAC reels T-20326 to T-20460. District Number 140, Subdistrict Number 46. National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Margaret Georgina Cairns1

F, #108636, b. 8 May 1886, d. 4 November 1976
FatherWilliam Cairns1 b. 1834, d. 1918
MotherMargaret MacEachern1 b. 1843, d. 1929
Last Edited30 Jun 2019
Birth*Margaret Georgina Cairns was born on 8 May 1886 in St. Peters Road, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
She was the daughter of William Cairns and Margaret MacEachern.1 
Occupation*Margaret Georgina Cairns was a Registered Nurse.2 
Death*She died on 4 November 1976, at age 90.2 
Burial*She was buried in the Church of Scotland Cemetery, Wilmot Valley, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.39677,-63.70846.
Inscription: CAIRNS / Margaret Georgina R.N. / May 8, 1886 - Nov. 4, 1976.2

Tombstone, Margaret Georgina Cairns (1886-1976). Church of Scotland Cemetery, Wilmot Valley, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S12465] Baptismal Record, Margaret Georgina Cairns, Free Church of Scotland Records, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Record Book Number 7. Record Book Page 78.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Record.
  2. [S12466] Cemetery marker, Church of Scotland Cemetery, Wilmot Valley, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Margaret Georgina Cairns, tombstone inscription & photograph; read by David A. Walker, 24 July 2017.

Margaret Jane Cairns1

F, #15140, b. 3 January 1866, d. 6 October 1910
FatherJohn Cairns b. 1841, d. 18 Feb 1899
MotherMaria Crawford b. 1839, d. 5 Sep 1910
Last Edited6 Jan 2019
Name-ComMargaret Jane Cairns is commonly known as Jane.2 
Birth*She was born on 3 January 1866.1 
She was the daughter of John Cairns and Maria Crawford
BaptismMargaret Jane Cairns was baptized on 15 June 1890 in the United Church, North Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the officiating clergyman was Rev. Wm. M. Tufts.3 
Marriage*She married John R. Picketts, son of John P. Picketts and Emeline Curtis, on 22 July 1891. In Prince Edward Island, Canada. John was a bachelor, living in Wilmot Valley. Janie was a spinster, living in Lower Freetown.4,2 
Death*Margaret Jane Cairns died on 6 October 1910, at age 44.2 
Burial*She was buried in the United Church Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 

Children of Margaret Jane Cairns and John R. Picketts

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S11725] Cemetery Transcript, Methodist/United Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, PEIGS publication Lot 25-1, 2000, Library of David Arthur Walker, Edwards, Ontario, Canada.
  3. [S4255] Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Margaret Jane Cairns, United Church, North Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 51.. Hereinafter cited as Baptismal Index, PARO, Charlottetown, P.E.I. - Margaret Jane Cairns.
  4. [S13680] John Picketts & Janie Cairns, (22 July 1891), Marriage Record, Public Archives & Records Office, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada , RG19, Series 3, Subseries 4: Marriage Licenses, 1891. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record.
  5. [S13678] 1901 Canada Census, Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of John R. Picketts household #8, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Lot 25, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; Microfilm reels T-6428 to T-6556; Page 1. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  6. [S13677] 1911 Canada Census, Wilmot Valley, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of John R. Picketts household #68, digital copy of original document, Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa; Census Place: Wilmot Valley, Prince County County, Prince Edward Island; Microfilm reels T-20326 to T-20460, Page 7. Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Margaret Jane Cairns1

F, #66628, b. 1852, d. 1938
FatherWilliam Cairns1 b. 1816, d. 31 Oct 1856
MotherEllen Stewart1 b. 1816, d. 24 Oct 1878
Last Edited8 Jan 2019
Name-ComMargaret Jane Cairns is commonly known as Margaret Cairns.2 
Birth*She was born in 1852.1 
She was the daughter of William Cairns and Ellen Stewart.1 
Marriage*Margaret Jane Cairns married Duncan Cameron.2 
Death*Margaret Jane Cairns died in 1938.2 
Burial*She was buried in the Peoples Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 

Child of Margaret Jane Cairns and Duncan Cameron

Citations

  1. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.
  2. [S9810] Cemetery Transcript, Peoples Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Lot 25-2 Freetown Peoples Cemetery published by P.E.I. Genealogical Society, Library of Freetown Peoples Cemetery, the Peoples Cemetery, Freetown, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Margaret Kathleen Cairns1

F, #9014, b. 12 August 1912, d. 7 November 1914
FatherBenjamin Darby Cairns2 b. 4 Apr 1866, d. 16 Apr 1956
MotherJane Winnifred Yeo2 b. 22 Feb 1874, d. 7 Aug 1962
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Thomas Cairns & Agnes Wilson
Last Edited10 Apr 2020
Birth*Margaret Kathleen Cairns was born on 12 August 1912.1 
She was the daughter of Benjamin Darby Cairns and Jane Winnifred Yeo.2 
Death*Margaret Kathleen Cairns died on 7 November 1914, at age 2 years, 2 months and 26 days, in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.2 
(Interred) BurialShe was buried in the plot of Benjamin Darby Cairns, in the Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40577,-63.77655.
Inscription: CAIRNS / Benjamin Cairns / Apr. 4, 1866 - Apr. 16, 1956 / His Wife / Jane Winnifred Yeo / Feb. 22, 1874 - Aug. 7, 1962 / Daughter / Margaret Kathleen / Aug. 12, 1912 - Nov. 4, 1914
Back: CAIRNS / William Wyman / Dec. 24, 1907 - Mar. 1, 2003 / His Wife / Marjorie Jane Marchbank / Nov. 7, 1914 - Jan. 1, 2000 / Granddaughter / Leslie Ann Biason / Nov. 19, 1963 - Oct. 21, 1983 / Beloved daughter of / Fred & Ruth (Cairns) Biason / Lovingly Remembered.1

Citations

  1. [S4892] Cemetery Marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Benjamin Darby Cairns family plot, tombstone inscription & photograph; documented by David A. Walker, 17 August 2010.
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.