Benjamin Read1

M, b. 24 December 1921, d. 4 April 1997
FatherGeorge Washington Read1 b. 21 Nov 1884, d. 1944
MotherMaude Rattenbury1 b. 1888, d. 1977
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited22 Dec 2011
Birth*Benjamin Read was born on 24 December 1921 in Summerside (Reads Corner), Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
He was the son of George Washington Read and Maude Rattenbury.1 
Death*Benjamin Read died on 4 April 1997 at age 75.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40539,-63.77554.
Inscription: READ / David Nelson Read / June 24, 1920 - Oct. 29, 1982 / Benjamin Read / Dec. 24, 1921 - Apr. 4, 1997 / Rest in Peace.1
Tombstone, David Nelson Read (1920-1982), his brother Benjamin Read (1921-1997). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S6283] Cemetery Marker - David Nelson Read, David Nelson Read & Benjamin Read Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 22 August 2011.
  2. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Betty Read1

F, b. 30 November 1738
FatherJoseph Read1 b. 19 Aug 1692, d. 1760
MotherHannah Healey1
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited17 Apr 2007
Birth*Betty Read was born on 30 November 1738.1 
She was the daughter of Joseph Read and Hannah Healey.1 

Citations

  1. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.

Brenton A. Read1

M, b. 8 March 1892, d. 1971
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read2 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherMargaret Olive Ward2 b. c 1867, d. b 1903
Last Edited15 Feb 2012
Birth*Brenton A. Read was born on 8 March 1892 in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; "Born - Rockport (Westmorland County) March 8th, wife of Alpheus Read, a son." (The Times, Moncton).2,3 
He was the son of Alpheus Palmer Read and Margaret Olive Ward.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBrenton A. Read was enumerated on the census of 15 April 1901 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Alpheus (age 34) were his wife Maggie Ward (age 34), and sons Brenton (age 9), Frank (age 7), Vincent (age 4) and Bert (age 2). Alpheus was a seaman.2 
Marriage*Brenton A. Read married Carrie K. Rayworth.1 
Living*Brenton A. Read was living in 1965 in Aulac, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; this is where he was living at the time he was the informant for the Late Registration of Birth for his brother Vincent.4 
Death*He died in 1971.1 
Burial*He was buried in Point de Bute Cemetery, Point de Bute, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Inscription: Brenton A. Read / 1892 - 1971 / His Wife / Carrie K. Rayworth / 1890 - 1943 / READ.1
Tombstone, Brenton A. Read (1892-1971) and his wife Carrie K. Rayworth (1890-1943). Point de Bute Cemetery, Point de Bute, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Family

Carrie K. Rayworth b. 1890, d. 1943

Citations

  1. [S6571] Marker - Brenton A. Read, Brenton A. Read tombstone inscription; recorded by David A. Walker, 4 July 2004.
  2. [S6603] 1901 Canada Census - Alpheus Read, Household #125, 15 April 1901, Microfilm LAC Roll T-6445, Page 13, Line 36, Sackville, Westmorland County, New brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S6608] The Guardian, "Birth Announcement - Alpheus Read", The Times Moncton (11 March 1892). Hereinafter cited as "Birth Announcement - Alpheus Read."
  4. [S6610] Vincent Henry Read, Microfilm image Microfilm F18788, Code 1896-R-7 (filed 15 July 1965), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Burton Read

M
FatherThomas Read
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Burton Read was the son of Thomas Read

Caleb Read

M
Last Edited26 Feb 2012
Marriage*Caleb Read married Martha Cole.1 

Family

Martha Cole b. circa 1806, d. 19 July 1890
Children

Citations

  1. [S6627] Daniel Johnson Vital Statistics from New Brunswick Newspapers Vol. 76, Vol. 76 (n.p.: New Brunswick Genealogy Society). Hereinafter cited as Vital Statistics from N.B. Newspapers Vol. 76.
  2. [S6671] John Read On-line database, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada; , 1907.

Caleb Read1

M, b. circa 1860
FatherJohn Gideon Read1 b. 27 Feb 1826, d. 1907
MotherMary Jane Tower1 d. 1912
Last Edited15 Feb 2012
Birth*Caleb Read was born circa 1860 in New Brunswick, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of John Gideon Read and Mary Jane Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCaleb Read was enumerated on the census of 1861 in the household of John Gideon Read in Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCaleb Read was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCaleb Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 

Citations

  1. [S6613] 1881 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household #324, 1881, Microfilm LAC Roll C_13183, Page 69, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S6614] 1861 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household of John G. Read, 1861, Microfilm LAC Roll C-1006, Page 35, Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S6619] 1871 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household #151, 1871, Microfilm LAC Roll C-10392, Page 44, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Cassie Gordon Read1

F, b. 22 December 1888, d. 1963
Cassie Read, 1894. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
FatherDavid Purrington Read2 b. 5 Jul 1845, d. 5 Jun 1918
MotherEmma Gordon Bishop2 b. 4 Jul 1849, d. 12 Sep 1930
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Name-ComCassie Gordon Read is commonly known as Cassie.2,3 
Birth*She was born on 22 December 1888 in Summerside (Reads Corner), Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,1 
She was the daughter of David Purrington Read and Emma Gordon Bishop.2 
(Witness) Group PhotoCassie Gordon Read was included in a group photograph with David Purrington Read , 1894.4
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCassie Gordon Read was enumerated on the census of April 1901 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 56) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 51), children Balfour (age 22), Elytha (age 24), Emeline (age 19), George (age 16), Cecelia (age 15), Cassie (age 12) and Nelson (age 10). David was a farmer, Balfour and George were farmer's sons, Elytha a school teacher.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCassie Gordon Read was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Wilmot, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 65) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 61), children George (age 26), Cecelia (age 25), Cassie (age 22) and Bishop (age 20). David was a farmer, George was a farmer's son, Cecelia a sales lady in a dry goods store, and Bishop a bank clerk.3
Marriage*Cassie Gordon Read married William Edgar Laird on 16 March 1917.1 
Death*Cassie Gordon Read died in 1963 in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Canada.1 

Family

William Edgar Laird d. 1925
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6255] 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 1, Family #10.
  3. [S6256] 1911 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Wilmot, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 1, Family #5.
  4. [S9069] Correspondence with personal communication Jean (MacKay) MacAusland (Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  5. [S6280] David Albert Laird entry, Death Record - David Albert Laird, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Hereinafter cited as Death Record - David Albert Laird.

Cecilia Nora Read1,2

F, b. 25 February 1886, d. 1950
Cecelia Read, 1894. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
FatherDavid Purrington Read3 b. 5 Jul 1845, d. 5 Jun 1918
MotherEmma Gordon Bishop3 b. 4 Jul 1849, d. 12 Sep 1930
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Name-ComCecilia Nora Read is commonly known as Cecelia.3,4 
Birth*She was born on 25 February 1886 in residence, Summerside (Reads Corner), Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.5,3,1 
She was the daughter of David Purrington Read and Emma Gordon Bishop.3 
(Witness) Group PhotoCecilia Nora Read was included in a group photograph with David Purrington Read , 1894.6
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCecilia Nora Read was enumerated on the census of April 1901 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 56) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 51), children Balfour (age 22), Elytha (age 24), Emeline (age 19), George (age 16), Cecelia (age 15), Cassie (age 12) and Nelson (age 10). David was a farmer, Balfour and George were farmer's sons, Elytha a school teacher.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCecilia Nora Read was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Wilmot, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 65) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 61), children George (age 26), Cecelia (age 25), Cassie (age 22) and Bishop (age 20). David was a farmer, George was a farmer's son, Cecelia a sales lady in a dry goods store, and Bishop a bank clerk.4
Marriage*Cecilia Nora Read married Ernest Mills on 20 June 1911.1 
BaptismCecilia Nora Read was baptized on 20 September 1911 in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the officiating clergyman was F. M. Webster.5 
Name-ComShe is commonly known as Celia in 1921.7 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Ernest Mills in Belmont Rd., Summerside East, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Ernest (age 39) were his wife Cecelia Read (age 34), their children Helen (age 7) and William David (age 4). Ernest was a clerk, earning $1,000 per year.7 
Death*Cecilia Nora Read died in 1950.1 
Burial*She was buried in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.42016,-63.80993. Section F, row 4, #245.
Inscription: MILLS / Ernest Mills / 1881 - 1957 / Cecilia Nora Read / Wife of / Ernest Mills / 1886 - 1950.
Back: Helen C. Mills / 1914 - 2004 / Donated to science.2
Tombstone, Ernest Mills (1881-1957), his wife Cecilia Nora Read (1886-1950) and their daughter Helen (1914-2004).
Back inscription

Family

Ernest Mills b. 1881, d. 1957
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S7174] Cemetery marker, Cecilia Nora Read and daughter Helen Ernest Mills inscription; read by David A. Walker, 14 July 2012.
  3. [S6255] 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 1, Family #10.
  4. [S6256] 1911 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Wilmot, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 1, Family #5.
  5. [S6261] Baptism Record - Cecelia Lefurgey Read, St. Mary's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 2, Page 33. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record - Cecelia Lefurgey Read.
  6. [S9069] Correspondence with personal communication Jean (MacKay) MacAusland (Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  7. [S9074] 1921 Canada Census, Belmont St., Summerside East, Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Ernest Mills Household #51, 15-16 June 1921, Microfilm LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 103, Page 5, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Celia Ann Read1,2

F, b. circa 1846
FatherGeorge Read1 b. c 1799, d. 14 May 1888
MotherSarah Richardson1 b. c 1804, d. 21 Apr 1862
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited28 Mar 2011
Name-ComCelia Ann Read is commonly known as Celia.3 
Birth*She was born circa 1846.1 
She was the daughter of George Read and Sarah Richardson.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCelia Ann Read was enumerated on the census of 1851 in the household of George Read in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with George (age 53) were his wife Sarah Richardson (age 47), and children Charles (age 13), James (age 8), Ann (age 16), Jane (age 10) and Celia (age 5). George was a farmer.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCelia Ann Read was enumerated on the census of 1861 in the household of George Read in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with George (age 63) were his wife Sarah Richardson (age 57), and children James (age 18) and Celia (age 14). George was a farmer, and owned his farm. The family religion was Baptist.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCelia Ann Read was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of George Read in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with George (age 72), now widowed, were his son James Johnson (age 28) and daughter Celia Ann (age 23). Both George and Johnson were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.4
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCelia Ann Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of George Read in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household of George (age 82), now widowed, were his son Johnson (age 38), also widowed, daughter Celia (age 30), George (age 4) and Mary (age 2), children of Johnson. George and Johnson were both farmers. Their religion was Baptist. The on-line copy of the census page is of very poor quality, so is not displayed here.5 

Citations

  1. [S2119] Census 1851: Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, 1851, Microfilm Roll C-998, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S5494] 1861 Canada Census - George Read, Line 4, 1861, Microfilm Roll C_1006, Page 51, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S5493] 1851 Canada Census - George Read, Line 4, 1851, Microfilm Roll C_998, Page 4, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict 89, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S5495] 1871 Canada Census - George Read, Household #76, 1871, Microfilm Roll C_10392, Page 22, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S5503] 1881 Canada Census - George Read, Household #182, 1881, Microfilm Roll C_13184, Page 37, Jolicure, Westmorland County, District #35, Subdistrict #41, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Charles Read1

M, b. 1838
FatherGeorge Read1 b. c 1799, d. 14 May 1888
MotherSarah Richardson1 b. c 1804, d. 21 Apr 1862
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited23 Jun 2004
Birth*Charles Read was born in 1838.1 
He was the son of George Read and Sarah Richardson.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCharles Read was enumerated on the census of 1851 in the household of George Read in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with George (age 53) were his wife Sarah Richardson (age 47), and children Charles (age 13), James (age 8), Ann (age 16), Jane (age 10) and Celia (age 5). George was a farmer.2

Citations

  1. [S2119] Census 1851: Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, 1851, Microfilm Roll C-998, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S5493] 1851 Canada Census - George Read, Line 4, 1851, Microfilm Roll C_998, Page 4, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict 89, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Charles R. Read1

M, b. 10 September 1851, d. 1 September 1938
Charles Read (1851-1938). Portrait by Lorne Read, courtesy of George Read.
FatherEphraim Read1 b. 1812, d. 3 Mar 1865
MotherRosara Chappell1 b. 1811, d. 4 Aug 1884
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited21 Feb 2013
Birth*Charles R. Read was born on 10 September 1851 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1,2 
He was the son of Ephraim Read and Rosara Chappell.1 
Marriage*Charles R. Read married Mary Eva Burns, daughter of Hon. Burns and Jane Filmore, in 1876.1 
(Witness) MarriageCharles R. Read witnessed the marriage of Joseph Read and Sarah Jane Carruthers on 27 September 1877 in Prince Edward Island, Canada; they were married by license, by Rev. Robert Patterson. Witnesses were John Lefurgey and Charles R. Read.3
Census HeadHousehold*Charles R. Read was head of the household in the census of 1881 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 30) were his wife Mary Eva (age 22) and daughter Ethel (age 1). Charles was a farmer. Charles was a Universalist, his wife and daughter were Baptists.4
1881 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Charles R. Read, his wife Mary Eva Burns and their daughter Ethel.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 23 April 1891 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 39) were his wife Mary Eva (age 31), their children Ethel (age 11), Elbert (age 10), Edmond/Edward (age 8), Charles (age 6) and Wilmot (age 3). There was also a domestic, age 16. Charles was a farmer and trader. The family religion was Secularist.5
1891 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Charles R. Read, his wife Mary Eva Burns, their children Ethel, Elbert, Edmond/Edward, Charles and Wilmot.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1901 in Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 49) were his wife Mary Eva (age 41), their children Ethel (age 21), James/Elbert (age 19), Edmond/Edward (age 16), Charles (age 14), Wilmot (age 13) and Ephraim (age 3). Charles was a farmer, Ethel a teacher. James, Edmund and Charles were farmer's sons. The family religion was Universalist.2
1901 Canada Census, Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Charles R. Read, his wife Mary Eva Burns, their children Ethel, Elbert/James, Edmond/Edward, Charles, Wilmot and Ephraim.
Living*He was living in 1902 in Coleman, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.6 
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1911 in Coleman, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 59) were his wife Mary Eva (age 51), and their son Ephraim (age 13). Charles was a farmer. The family religion was Anglican.7
1911 Canada Census, Coleman, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Charles R. Read, his wife Mary Eva Burns and their son Ephraim.
Death*He died on 1 September 1938 in Coleman, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at age 86.1 
Burial*He was buried in Presbyterian/United Church Cemetery, Brae, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.66050,-64.19215. Section E, stone #96.
Inscription: READ / Charles R. Read / 1851 - 1938 / His wife / Mary Eva Burns / 1859 - 1949.8
Tombstone, Charles R. Read (1851-1938) & Mary Eva Burns (1859-1949). United Church Cemetery, Brae, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.

Family

Mary Eva Burns b. 15 August 1859, d. 1949
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6468] 1901 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #9, 1901, Microfilm Page 2, Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S6842] Unknown spouses' names, (27 September 1877), Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 (1871-1878), Page 423, Image 215, Joseph Read & Sarah Carruthers , unknown manuscript info. Hereinafter cited as Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers.
  4. [S6465] 1881 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #88, 1881, Microfilm C_13162, Page 21, Lot 19 (Sub-district T), Prince County (District #1), Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S6467] 1891 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #176, 23 April, 1891, Microfilm Roll T-6383, Page 40, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S8009] Death of Capt. Thomas Whittemore Read, Agriculturist, Summerside, 31 May 1902, page 5, col. 1. Hereinafter cited as Agriculturist.
  7. [S6469] 1911 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #26, 1911, Microfilm Page 4, Lot 9, Coleman, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  8. [S7232] Cemetery Marker, Brae United Church Cemetery, Charles R. Read & Mary Eva Burns inscription; read by David A. Walker, 29 July 2012.

Charles S. Read1

M, b. 1923, d. 2001
FatherWilmot G. Read2 b. 22 Mar 1888, d. 1981
MotherRuth Emily Rayner2 b. 1897, d. 1990
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited23 Dec 2011
Birth*Charles S. Read was born in 1923.1 
He was the son of Wilmot G. Read and Ruth Emily Rayner.2 
Marriage*Charles S. Read married Miriam E. Howlett on 19 August 1955.1 
Death*Charles S. Read died in 2001 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40534,-63.77522.
Inscription: Miriam E. / Howlett / 1926 - 2000 / Charles S. / Read / 1923 - 2001 // Married / Aug. 19, 1955 / READ.1
Tombstone, Charles S. Read (1923-2001), his wife Miriam E. Howlett (1926-2000). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Miriam E. Howlett b. 1926, d. 2000

Citations

  1. [S6286] Cemetery Marker - Charles S. Read, Charles S. Read & Miriam E. Howlett Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 22 August 2011.
  2. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Charles Stewart Read1

M, b. 17 January 1886, d. 12 September 1963
FatherCharles R. Read1,2 b. 10 Sep 1851, d. 1 Sep 1938
MotherMary Eva Burns1,2 b. 15 Aug 1859, d. 1949
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited18 Jan 2012
Birth*Charles Stewart Read was born on 17 January 1886 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
He was the son of Charles R. Read and Mary Eva Burns.1,2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCharles Stewart Read was enumerated on the census of 23 April 1891 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 39) were his wife Mary Eva (age 31), their children Ethel (age 11), Elbert (age 10), Edmond/Edward (age 8), Charles (age 6) and Wilmot (age 3). There was also a domestic, age 16. Charles was a farmer and trader. The family religion was Secularist.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCharles Stewart Read was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 49) were his wife Mary Eva (age 41), their children Ethel (age 21), James/Elbert (age 19), Edmond/Edward (age 16), Charles (age 14), Wilmot (age 13) and Ephraim (age 3). Charles was a farmer, Ethel a teacher. James, Edmund and Charles were farmer's sons. The family religion was Universalist.2
Marriage*Charles Stewart Read married Clara Burns in 1939 in United Church, Dodsland, Saskatchewan, Canada.1 
Death*Charles Stewart Read died on 12 September 1963 in Dodsland, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 77.1 

Family

Clara Burns

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6468] 1901 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #9, 1901, Microfilm Page 2, Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S6467] 1891 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #176, 23 April, 1891, Microfilm Roll T-6383, Page 40, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Cynthia Read

F, b. circa 1811, d. 2 April 1850
FatherBenjamin Read b. c 1777, d. 1868
MotherRebecca Allen1
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Aug 2011
Birth*Cynthia Read was born circa 1811.2 
She was the daughter of Benjamin Read and Rebecca Allen.1 
Marriage*Cynthia Read married William Kay, son of James Kay and Mary ?, on 15 March 1832 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; One source ? for Wm. & Charity marriage says "19 December 1839."3,2 
Death*Cynthia Read died on 2 April 1850. 

Family

William Kay b. circa 1803, d. 4 February
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S786] Marriage Register Westmorland County 1790-1856 Part 1, . Hereinafter cited as Marriage Register Westmorland County 1790-1856 Part 1.

Daniel Read1

M, b. March 1655
FatherJohn Read1 b. 1604, d. 7 Sep 1685
MotherSarah Lessie1 b. 1614, d. 23 Apr 1702
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Apr 2007
Birth*Daniel Read was born in March 1655.1 
He was the son of John Read and Sarah Lessie.1 

Citations

  1. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.

David Nelson Read1

M, b. 24 June 1920, d. 29 October 1982
FatherGeorge Washington Read1 b. 21 Nov 1884, d. 1944
MotherMaude Rattenbury1 b. 1888, d. 1977
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited22 Dec 2011
Name-ComDavid Nelson Read is commonly known as David.2 
Birth*He was born on 24 June 1920 in residence, Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of George Washington Read and Maude Rattenbury.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdDavid Nelson Read was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of George Washington Read in Travellers Rest (rural Summerside), Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with George (age 36) were his wife Maude Rattenbury (age 32), their son David (age 11 months) and George's widowed mother Emma Bishop (age 70). George was a farmer.3 
BaptismDavid Nelson Read was baptized on 6 November 1932 in Trinity United Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the officiating clergyman was L.B. Campbell.1 
Death*He died on 29 October 1982 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, at age 62.4,2 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40539,-63.77554.
Inscription: READ / David Nelson Read / June 24, 1920 - Oct. 29, 1982 / Benjamin Read / Dec. 24, 1921 - Apr. 4, 1997 / Rest in Peace.4
Tombstone, David Nelson Read (1920-1982), his brother Benjamin Read (1921-1997). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S5821] Baptism Record - David Nelson Read, Trinity United Church, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 63-64. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record - David Nelson Read.
  2. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S9084] 1921 Canada Census, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of George W. Read Household #60, 1921, Microfilm LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 104, Page 6, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S6283] Cemetery Marker - David Nelson Read, David Nelson Read & Benjamin Read Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 22 August 2011.

David Purrington Read1

M, b. 5 July 1845, d. 5 June 1918
David Read, 1894. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
FatherEphraim Read1 b. 1812, d. 3 Mar 1865
MotherRosara Chappell1 b. 1811, d. 4 Aug 1884
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Name-ComDavid Purrington Read is commonly known as David.2 
Birth*He was born on 5 July 1845 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Ephraim Read and Rosara Chappell.1 
Marriage*David Purrington Read married Emma Gordon Bishop, daughter of Elias Bishop and Jane Hacker, on 3 June 1869.3 
Census HeadHousehold*David Purrington Read was head of the household in the census of 1881 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 37) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 29), children Joseph (age 10), Jane (age 7), Elytha (age 5), Balfour (age 2) and Emeline (7 months). David Was a farmer. The family religion was Methodist.2
1881 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of David Read, his wife Emma Bishop, children Joseph, Jane, Elytha, Balfour and Emeline.
Group Photo*He was included in a group photograph, 1894.3
David Read Bishop Read Read Read Emma (Bishop) Read Cecelia Elytha Read George Read Emeline Read Joseph Read Janie Read Balfour Read
Family portrait of David Purrington Read family. Front row seated: David, Bishop, Cassie, Emma, Cecelia & Elytha. Back row standing: George, Emeline, Joseph, Janie & Balfour. Hold the mouse cursor over any face & click to view that person's page. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of April 1901 in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 56) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 51), children Balfour (age 22), Elytha (age 24), Emeline (age 19), George (age 16), Cecelia (age 15), Cassie (age 12) and Nelson (age 10). David was a farmer, Balfour and George were farmer's sons, Elytha a school teacher.4
1901 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of David Read, his wife Emma Bishop, children Balfour, Elytha, Emeline, George, Cecelia, Cassie and Nelson.
Living*He was living in 1902 in Wilmot Valley, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.5 
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1911 in Lot 19, Wilmot, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 65) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 61), children George (age 26), Cecelia (age 25), Cassie (age 22) and Bishop (age 20). David was a farmer, George was a farmer's son, Cecelia a sales lady in a dry goods store, and Bishop a bank clerk.6
1911 Canada Census, Wilmot, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of David Read, his wife Emma Bishop, children George, Cecelia, Cassie and Bishop.
Death*He died on 5 June 1918 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at age 72.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40545,-63.77748. Tall square obelisk.
Inscription: In Loving Memory of / Joseph Read / Born Oct. 31, 1846 / Died April 6, 1919. / Sarah Carruthers / Read / Born July 2, 1857, / Died March 5, 1915. / Always an angel. / George C. Read / 1879 - 1922. / READ
Left: Ephraim Read / Died / at Demerara, S.A. / March 3, 1865: / Aged 53 years. / Also his wife / Rosara Chappell / Died Aug. 4, 1883: / Aged 73 years. / The world is better for / their having lived in it.
Right: In Loving Memory of / David P. Read / Born June 5, 1845 / Died Feb. 8, 1918 / His wife / Emma Bishop / Born July 4, 1849 / Died Sept. 12, 1930 / He giveth his beloved / sleep. Son / A. Balfour / Drowned 1910 Aged 31. / Columbia River, B.C.
Back: T. Whittemore Read / 1856 - 1902. / His Wife / Elvira Davidson / 1855 - 1933 / Harry 1880 - 1881. / Nellie 1881 - 1882. / Beatrice 1885 - 1889. / Lorne 1888 - 1953.
Footstones: Father Mother.7
Tombstone, Joseph Read (1849-1919), his wife Sarah Jane Carruthers (1857-1915), his father Ephraim (1812-1865), his mother Rosara Chappell (1811-1884), Joseph's brother David P. Read (1845-1918), his wife Emma Bishop (1849-1930), their son A. Balfour (1879-1910), Joseph's brother Thomas Whittemore Read (1856-1902), his wife Elvira Davidson (1855-1933), their children Harry (1880-1881), Nellie (1881-1882), Beatrice (1885-1889) and Lorne (1888-1953). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Family

Emma Gordon Bishop b. 4 July 1849, d. 12 September 1930
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6254] 1881 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Microfilm C_13162, Page 64, Family #259.
  3. [S9069] Correspondence with personal communication Jean (MacKay) MacAusland (Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  4. [S6255] 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 1, Family #10.
  5. [S8009] Death of Capt. Thomas Whittemore Read, Agriculturist, Summerside, 31 May 1902, page 5, col. 1. Hereinafter cited as Agriculturist.
  6. [S6256] 1911 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Wilmot, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 1, Family #5.
  7. [S6257] Cemetery Marker - Joseph Read, Joseph Read & Sarah Carruthers Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.

David R. Read1

M, b. 15 May 1953, d. 6 August 1999
FatherGeorge Morton Read1 b. 1926, d. 20 Feb 1984
Last Edited27 Jul 2012
Birth*David R. Read was born on 15 May 1953.1 
He was the son of George Morton Read.1 
Death*David R. Read died on 6 August 1999 at age 46.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Malpeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.52981,-63.68611.
Inscription: READ / David R. May 15, 1953 / Aug. 6, 1999 / Elizabeth née Mountain Nov. 6, 1954.1
Tombstone, David R. Read (1953-1999), his wife Elizabeth Mountain (1954- ). Malpeque Peoples Cemetery, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S7192] Cemetery marker, David R. Read & Elizabeth Mountain inscription; read by David A. Walker, 12 July 2012.

David Wortman Read1

M, b. 6 March 1901, d. 5 July 1908
FatherJoseph Edgar Read1 b. 10 May 1870, d. 18 Jul 1937
MotherHarriet Wortman1 b. 27 Aug 1875, d. 21 Mar 1949
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited8 Apr 2013
Birth*David Wortman Read was born on 6 March 1901 in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, U.S.A..1 
He was the son of Joseph Edgar Read and Harriet Wortman.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdDavid Wortman Read was enumerated on the census of between 8 April 1901 and 10 April 1901 in the household of Joseph Edgar Read in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 30) were his wife Hattie (age 25), their son (no name) Baby (1 month), Hattie's sister Ella (age 23) and a lodger. Joseph was a prospector. Joseph's religion was Deist, everyone else in the household were Baptists.2
Death*David Wortman Read died on 5 July 1908 in Erie, British Columbia, Canada, at age 7; he died after being thrown from a horse.1 

Citations

  1. [S8242] Correspondence with Nancy Read (unknown informant address). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S5816] 1901 Canada Census - Joseph Edgar Read, Household #39, 8 April 1901, Microfilm Page 4, Nelson, B.C., Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Dean Carruthers Read1

M, b. 19 December 1925, d. before 2008
FatherNelson Bishop Read1 b. 7 Dec 1890, d. 1975
MotherVera Younger Carruthers1 b. 1894, d. 19 Nov 1946
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Birth*Dean Carruthers Read was born on 19 December 1925 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Nelson Bishop Read and Vera Younger Carruthers.1 
Death*Dean Carruthers Read died before 2008 in Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Doris May Read1

F, b. 9 May 1912, d. 21 March 2008
FatherGeorge Carruthers Read1 b. 24 Dec 1879, d. 10 Feb 1922
MotherSarah Jane Yeo1 b. 1 Dec 1883
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited22 Aug 2011
Birth*Doris May Read was born on 9 May 1912 in Kaslo, British Columbia, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of George Carruthers Read and Sarah Jane Yeo.1 
Marriage*Doris May Read married Arnold Pinkham on 7 February 1948 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.1 
Death*Doris May Read died on 21 March 2008 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at age 95.1 

Family

Arnold Pinkham b. 14 March 1910, d. 16 November 1972

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Dorothea Read1

F, b. 1834, d. 1912
FatherEphraim Read1 b. 1812, d. 3 Mar 1865
MotherRosara Chappell1 b. 1811, d. 4 Aug 1884
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited23 Dec 2011
Nickname Dorothea Read also is known commonly by the nickname of Dolly.2 
Birth*She was born in 1834 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of Ephraim Read and Rosara Chappell.1 
Alt-BirthAn alternate birth date is in June 1835 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.2 
Marriage*Dorothea Read married Hon. John Lefurgey on 18 July 1854 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1,2 
Death*Dorothea Read died in 1912 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Alt-DeathAn alternate death date is on 7 October 1911.2,3 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40555,-63.77644. Large fenced family plot.
Inscription: Promoted / John Lefurgey / May 5, 1891, / Æt. 67. / Also his / Beloved wife / Dorothea Read / Oct. 7, 1911 / Æt. 77. / LEFURGEY
Left: Fell Alseep / William Allan / Lefurgey / Feb. 7, 1893, / Æt. 27.
Right: At Rest / John Ephraim / Lefurgey / Mar. 15, 1912, / Æt. 43. / - / At rest / Beatrice / April 8, 1932. / Æt. 72 / Wife of / George McSweeney / -
Back: Gone home to God / Rowena Catherine / Died / Aug. 22, 1857 / Æt. 10 M's. / Raymond David / Died / Sept. 30, 1878, / Æt. 2 Y'rs. / Charles Emanuel / Died / May 9, 1883, / Æt. 21.
Three footstones in front, Mother, Father, Beatrice. Four footstones behind, William, Charles, Raymond, Ephraim.2,3
Family plot, Hon. John Lefurgey. Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Tombstone, Hon. John Lefurgey (1824-1891), his wife Dorothea Read (1834-1912), their children, William Allan (1866-1893), John Ephraim (1869-1912), Beatrice (1860-1932), Rowena Catherine (1856-1857), Raymond David (1876-1878) and Charles Emanuel (1862-1883). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.
Right inscription detail.
Back inscription detail.

Family

Hon. John Lefurgey b. 17 March 1824, d. 5 May 1891
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S5814] "The Descendants of Jean de la Forijd-Lefurgey", Karin Allan , to The Island Register ; www.islandregister.com/cannon1.html, www.islandregister.com, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Hereinafter cited as "The Descendants of Jean de la Forijd-Lefurgey."
  3. [S6287] Cemetery Marker - John Lefurgey, John Lefurgey & Dorothea Read Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 22 August 2011.

Earl Fraser Read

M, b. 19 April 1896
ChartsDescendants of John Robins & Mary Hooper
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
DivorceEarl Fraser Read and Violet Lulu Boss were divorced. 
Birth*Earl Fraser Read was born on 19 April 1896 in Tidnish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Marriage*He married Violet Lulu Boss, daughter of Rupert Sellar Boss and Alice Lucilla Schurman, on 15 August 1925 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Divorce*Earl Fraser Read and Violet Lulu Boss were divorced in 1931. 

Family

Violet Lulu Boss b. 27 August 1900

Edith Louise Read1,2

F, b. 19 February 1889
FatherJames Johnson Read3 b. 21 Jan 1843, d. 6 Aug 1921
MotherSophia Mary Oulton3 b. 10 Aug 1865
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited29 Mar 2011
Birth*Edith Louise Read was born on 19 February 1889 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the declarant on her birth registration form was her aunt Lily Tingley, of Dorchester, signed 31 October 1947. She declared that "both parents are deceased", and that she was "70 years of age". The birth registration was filed 19 August 1949.1,2 
She was the daughter of James Johnson Read and Sophia Mary Oulton.3 
Name-ComEdith Louise Read is commonly known as Edith in 1901.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of between 10 April 1901 and 12 April 1901 in the household of James Johnson Read in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Johnson (age 58) were his second wife Sophia Oulton (age 36), and their children Edith (age 12), Alice (age 9), William (age 7) and James Turner (age 4). Johnson was a farmer. The family religion was Baptist. Johnson Read's farm was adjacent to that of Frank Townshend.2

Citations

  1. [S3166] Edith Louise Read, Microfilm PANB F18778, Code 1889-R-7 (1889), Public Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [S5500] 1901 Canada Census - James Johnson Read, Household #52, 10-12 April 1901, Microfilm Roll T-6445, Page 5, Jolicure, Westmorland County, District #24, Westmorland Subdistrict #H-3, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S2470] Census 1901: J. Johnson Read - Westmorland, J. Johnson Read #52, 1901, Image file from original census page T-6445, District Number 24, Subdistrict h-3, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.

Edmund Bert Read1

M, b. 30 November 1898, d. 20 November 1963
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read2 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherMargaret Olive Ward2 b. c 1867, d. b 1903
ChartsDescendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited31 Jan 2014
Name-ComEdmund Bert Read is commonly known as Bert Read.2 
Birth*He was born on 30 November 1898 in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the informant for this Late Registration of Birth was his older brother Brenton, dated 12 July 1947, at Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Johnson's Mills was recorded as his birth place on his Registration of Death.2,1 
He was the son of Alpheus Palmer Read and Margaret Olive Ward.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEdmund Bert Read was enumerated on the census of 15 April 1901 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Alpheus (age 34) were his wife Maggie Ward (age 34), and sons Brenton (age 9), Frank (age 7), Vincent (age 4) and Bert (age 2). Alpheus was a seaman.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEdmund Bert Read was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.3 
Marriage*Edmund Bert Read married Eva Clara Patterson, daughter of Albert Gilbert Patterson and Mary J . Read, on 30 April 1924 in home of the bride, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license. Bert was a farmer, bachelor, age 26, Methodist, living in Jolicure. Eva was a spinster, 18 years, Methodist, living in Jolicure.4 
Occupation*Edmund Bert Read was an attendant at the armories in Sackville at the time of his death. until 1963.5 
Death*He died on 20 November 1963 in Memorial Hospital, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, at age 64; cause of death was carcinoma of left kidney. Bert was living on Bridge Street, Sackville at the time of his death. The informant for his death registration was his wife Eva Patterson.5 
Burial*He was buried on 22 November 1963 in Rural Cemetery, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.5 

Family

Eva Clara Patterson b. 4 February 1906
Child

Citations

  1. [S8821] Edmund Bert Read, Microfilm F18792, Code 1898-R-9 (1898), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [S6603] 1901 Canada Census - Alpheus Read, Household #125, 15 April 1901, Microfilm LAC Roll T-6445, Page 13, Line 36, Sackville, Westmorland County, New brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S6612] 1911 Canada Census - Alpheus Read, Household #120, 1911, Microfilm Page 12, Line 19, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S8826] Edmund Bert Read & Eva Clara Patterson marriage, 30 April 1924, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB Microfilm F19686, Code B4/1924, Number 3857.
  5. [S8827] Registration of Death, copy of original certificate PANB microfilm F20889, Volume 261, Registration 5412 (filed 14 Dec. 1963), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Registration of Death.
  6. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Edward Read1

M, b. 12 May 1884, d. 1967
FatherCharles R. Read1,2 b. 10 Sep 1851, d. 1 Sep 1938
MotherMary Eva Burns1,2 b. 15 Aug 1859, d. 1949
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited18 Jan 2012
Name Variation Edward Read is also known as Edmund A. Read.2 
Birth*He was born on 12 May 1884 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
He was the son of Charles R. Read and Mary Eva Burns.1,2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEdward Read was enumerated on the census of 23 April 1891 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 39) were his wife Mary Eva (age 31), their children Ethel (age 11), Elbert (age 10), Edmond/Edward (age 8), Charles (age 6) and Wilmot (age 3). There was also a domestic, age 16. Charles was a farmer and trader. The family religion was Secularist.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEdward Read was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 49) were his wife Mary Eva (age 41), their children Ethel (age 21), James/Elbert (age 19), Edmond/Edward (age 16), Charles (age 14), Wilmot (age 13) and Ephraim (age 3). Charles was a farmer, Ethel a teacher. James, Edmund and Charles were farmer's sons. The family religion was Universalist.2
Death*Edward Read died in 1967 in Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada.1 

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6468] 1901 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #9, 1901, Microfilm Page 2, Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S6467] 1891 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #176, 23 April, 1891, Microfilm Roll T-6383, Page 40, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Edwin D. Read1

M, b. circa 1857
FatherWilliam Read1 b. 1791, d. 1867
MotherMary Ann Bowser1 b. 1812, d. 1873
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited11 Oct 2004
Birth*Edwin D. Read was born circa 1857.1 
He was the son of William Read and Mary Ann Bowser.1 

Citations

  1. [S2161] Census 1861: Westmorland Parish, 1861, Microfilm C-1006, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Elaine Emma Read1

F, b. 18 January 1915
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read2 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower2 b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Birth*Elaine Emma Read was born on 18 January 1915 in Johnson's Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the informant for this Late Registration of Birth was a neighbour.2 
She was the daughter of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdElaine Emma Read was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Alpheus (age 54) were his second wife Lucinda Tower (age 42), children Mary (age 18), Robert (age 16), John (age 15), Kenneth (age 14), Orpha (age 12), George (age 11), Virginia (age 9), Elaine (age 6), Arvilla (age 4), Angus (age 2), Rupert (5 months) and Alice (age 4 months - sic). The family religion was Baptist.3 
Marriage*Elaine Emma Read married Harley Everett Buck, son of Manford Buck and Elsie Tower, on 21 September 1932 in Baptist Parsonage, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #18921. Harley Everett was a farmer, bachelor, 22 years of age, Baptist, living in Dorchester Cape, New Brunswick. Elaine Emma was a housekeeper, spinster, 18 years of age, Baptist, living in Dorchester Cape.1 
Name Variation As of 1967, Elaine Emma Read is also known as Emma Elaine Reid; her surname was spelled Reid on her Late Registration of Birth in 1967, as witnessed by a neighbour.2 

Family

Harley Everett Buck b. circa 1910

Citations

  1. [S8870] Harley Everett Buck & Elaine Emma Read marriage, 21 September 1932, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F19766, Code B4/1932, Number 13220.
  2. [S8851] Emma Elaine Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F24380, Code 1915--802606 (filed 7 August 1967), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  3. [S8858] 1921 Canada Census, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, of Alpheus Read household #48, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 38, Page #5, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Elbert James Read1

M, b. 12 June 1882, d. 1923
FatherCharles R. Read2 b. 10 Sep 1851, d. 1 Sep 1938
MotherMary Eva Burns2 b. 15 Aug 1859, d. 1949
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited14 Sep 2012
Name Variation Elbert James Read is also known as James Elbert Read.3 
Birth*He was born on 12 June 1882 in Reads Corners, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3,2 
He was the son of Charles R. Read and Mary Eva Burns.2 
Name-ComElbert James Read is commonly known as Elbert in 1891.2,1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe was enumerated on the census of 23 April 1891 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 39) were his wife Mary Eva (age 31), their children Ethel (age 11), Elbert (age 10), Edmond/Edward (age 8), Charles (age 6) and Wilmot (age 3). There was also a domestic, age 16. Charles was a farmer and trader. The family religion was Secularist.1
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdElbert James Read was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 49) were his wife Mary Eva (age 41), their children Ethel (age 21), James/Elbert (age 19), Edmond/Edward (age 16), Charles (age 14), Wilmot (age 13) and Ephraim (age 3). Charles was a farmer, Ethel a teacher. James, Edmund and Charles were farmer's sons. The family religion was Universalist.3
Name-ComElbert James Read is commonly known as James in 1901.3 
Marriage*He married Geraldine Ann Sweet.2,4 
Death*Elbert James Read died in 1923 in Alberton, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; he committed suicide by hanging.2 
Burial*He was buried in United Church Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.76357,-64.10790. Stone #34.
Inscription: READ / Elbert J. Read / 1881 - 1922 / wife Geraldine Ann Sweet / 1885 - 1975 / Baby Vonda M. 1910.4
Tombstone, Elbert James Read (1882-1923), his wife Geraldine Ann Sweet (1885-1975), their infant daughter Vonda (1910-1910).
Front inscription detail.

Family

Geraldine Ann Sweet b. 1885, d. 1975
Children

Citations

  1. [S6467] 1891 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #176, 23 April, 1891, Microfilm Roll T-6383, Page 40, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S6468] 1901 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #9, 1901, Microfilm Page 2, Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S7404] Tombstone, United Church Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince Edward Island, Elbert James Read tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 11 July 2012.
  5. [S7405] Tombstone, United Church Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince Edward Island, Frances E. M. Read tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 11 July 2012.

Eliphalet Read1

M, b. 11 June 1758, d. 26 June 1819
FatherEliphalet Read b. 6 Oct 1730, d. bt 1804 - 1805
MotherSarah Bucklin of Providence b. 25 May 1737, d. a 1811
ChartsAncestors of David Arthur Walker (#1)
Ancestors of David Arthur Walker (#2)
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited9 Apr 2013
Christening*Eliphalet Read was christened on 11 June 1758 in Wrentham, Massachusetts.1 
He was the son of Eliphalet Read and Sarah Bucklin of Providence
Marriage*Eliphalet Read married Margaret Converse, daughter of Jesse Converse and Elizabeth, circa 1783 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2,1 
Death*Eliphalet Read died on 26 June 1819 at age 61.3 
Burial*He was buried in the Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, 45.93595,-64.23385.
Inscription: In Memory / of Eliphalet Read / who Departed this / Life June 26, 1819 / aged 60 years.3
Tombstone, Eliphalet Read (1758-1819), with footstone 'E.R.'
Tombstone, Eliphalet Read (1758-1819). Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.
Inscription detail.
Footstone, 'E R'.

Family

Margaret Converse b. circa 1768, d. 24 January 1850
Children

Citations

  1. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.
  2. [S8244] Howard Trueman, The Chignecto Isthmus & its First Settlers (Belleville, Ontario: Mika Publishing Company, 1975), p. 258. Hereinafter cited as The Chignecto Isthmus.
  3. [S4431] Cemetery Marker - Eliphalet Read, Eliphalet Read Tombstone inscription; David A. Walker, 2004.

Eliphalet Read1,2

M, b. 6 October 1730, d. between 1804 and 1805
FatherJoseph Read2 b. 19 Aug 1692, d. 1760
MotherHannah Healey2
ChartsAncestors of David Arthur Walker
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited14 Feb 2012
Birth*Eliphalet Read was born on 6 October 1730 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.3,2 
He was the son of Joseph Read and Hannah Healey.2 
Marriage*Eliphalet Read married Sarah Bucklin of Providence, daughter of Benjamin Bucklin and Rebecca Bowen, on 2 June 1757 in Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island.3,4 
Biographical Note* Eliphalet moved to New Brunswick, and was with General Wolfe at the taking of Québec in 1759. He finally settled in Sackville, New Brunswick.5 
CensusEliphalet Read appeared on the census of 1770 in Sackville, Westmorland County, Nova Scotia; Westmorland County was still part of Nova Scotia at this time. The household of Eliphalet Reed (Read) consisted of 1 man (Eliphalet), 2 boys, 1 woman (Sarah), and 3 girls. In 1770 he was the father of three boys, Eliphalet, William & Joseph, and four girls, Hannah, Rebecca, Sarah & Elizabeth.6 
DeathHe died circa 1784.7 
Alt-Death*An alternate death date is between 1804 and 1805 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.3 

Family

Sarah Bucklin of Providence b. 25 May 1737, d. after 1811
Children

Citations

  1. Eliphalet (m): Hebrew. A son of David, born in Jerusalem (2 Samuel 5:16). In colonial New England the name was sometimes abbreviated as Liffe (from the NEHGS newsletter, 3 August 2011, Name Origins, by Julie Helen Otto).
  2. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861), p. 243. Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.
  3. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.
  4. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.
  5. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861), Page 243. Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.
  6. [S5971] Eliphalet Read, 1770 Published transcription, http://www.ancestry.ca, Sackville, Nova Scotia Ancestry.ca.
  7. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Elizabeth Read

F, b. circa 1791, d. 1860
FatherRobert Cornelius Read
MotherSarah Shipley
Last Edited15 Nov 2012
Birth*Elizabeth Read was born circa 1791. 
She was the daughter of Robert Cornelius Read and Sarah Shipley
Marriage*Elizabeth Read married Richard Thompson, son of Richard Thompson and Dorothy Patton
Death*Elizabeth Read died in 1860. 

Family

Richard Thompson b. circa 1784, d. 1865
Children

Elizabeth Read1

F, b. circa 1801, d. 16 March 1891
FatherEliphalet Read1 b. 11 Jun 1758, d. 26 Jun 1819
MotherMargaret Converse1 b. c 1768, d. 24 Jan 1850
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited31 Aug 2003
Birth*Elizabeth Read was born circa 1801.1 
She was the daughter of Eliphalet Read and Margaret Converse.1 
Death*Elizabeth Read died on 16 March 1891.1 

Citations

  1. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.

Elizabeth Read1

F, b. January 1654
FatherJohn Read1 b. 1604, d. 7 Sep 1685
MotherSarah Lessie1 b. 1614, d. 23 Apr 1702
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Apr 2007
Birth*Elizabeth Read was born in January 1654.1 
She was the daughter of John Read and Sarah Lessie.1 

Citations

  1. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.

Elizabeth Read1

F, b. 6 April 1694
FatherIsrael Read1 b. Mar 1657, d. 17 Nov 1732
MotherRebecca Ruggells1 d. 14 Mar 1735
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited17 Apr 2007
Birth*Elizabeth Read was born on 6 April 1694.1 
She was the daughter of Israel Read and Rebecca Ruggells.1 

Citations

  1. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.

Elizabeth Read1

F, b. 1774, d. 1804
FatherEliphalet Read1 b. 6 Oct 1730, d. bt 1804 - 1805
MotherSarah Bucklin of Providence1 b. 25 May 1737, d. a 1811
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Aug 2011
Birth*Elizabeth Read was born in 1774.2 
She was the daughter of Eliphalet Read and Sarah Bucklin of Providence.1 
Death*Elizabeth Read died in 1804.2 

Citations

  1. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.
  2. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Elytha Rosara Read1

F, b. 7 December 1876, d. 1950
Elytha Read, 1894. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
FatherDavid Purrington Read2 b. 5 Jul 1845, d. 5 Jun 1918
MotherEmma Gordon Bishop2 b. 4 Jul 1849, d. 12 Sep 1930
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Name-ComElytha Rosara Read is commonly known as Elytha.3,4 
Birth*She was born on 7 December 1876 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
She was the daughter of David Purrington Read and Emma Gordon Bishop.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdElytha Rosara Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 37) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 29), children Joseph (age 10), Jane (age 7), Elytha (age 5), Balfour (age 2) and Emeline (7 months). David Was a farmer. The family religion was Methodist.3
(Witness) Group PhotoElytha Rosara Read was included in a group photograph with David Purrington Read , 1894.5
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdElytha Rosara Read was enumerated on the census of April 1901 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 56) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 51), children Balfour (age 22), Elytha (age 24), Emeline (age 19), George (age 16), Cecelia (age 15), Cassie (age 12) and Nelson (age 10). David was a farmer, Balfour and George were farmer's sons, Elytha a school teacher.4
Marriage*Elytha Rosara Read married Melville Lawson Bradshaw on 21 September 1905 in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdElytha Rosara Read was enumerated on the census of 26 June 1911 in the household of Melville Lawson Bradshaw in New Glasgow, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Melville (age 32) were his wife Elytha Read (age 30), their daughters Celia (age 5) and Emma (age 3). Melville was a farmer.6
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdElytha Rosara Read was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Melville Lawson Bradshaw in Granville St., Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Melville (age 41) were his wife Elytha Read (age 43), their children Cecelia (age 14), Emma (age 12) and Harriet (age 9).7
Death*Elytha Rosara Read died in 1950 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40531,-63.77604.
Inscription: BRADSHAW / In Loving Memory / Melville Lawson Bradshaw / Dec. 16, 1879 - July 1, 1957 / Elytha Rosara Read / Dec. 7, 1876 - Nov. 13, 1950 / Beloved Wife of / Melville Lawson Bradshaw.1
Tombstone, Melville Lawson Bradshaw (1879-1957), his wife Alytha Rosara Read (1876-1950). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Family

Melville Lawson Bradshaw b. 16 December 1879, d. 1 July 1957
Children

Citations

  1. [S6279] Cemetery Marker - Elytha Rosara Read, Melville Bradshaw & Elytha Rosara Read Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.
  2. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  3. [S6254] 1881 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Microfilm C_13162, Page 64, Family #259.
  4. [S6255] 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 1, Family #10.
  5. [S9069] Correspondence with personal communication Jean (MacKay) MacAusland (Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  6. [S9082] 1911 Canada Census, New Glasgow, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, of Melville Bradshaw Household #138, 26-27 June 1911, Microfilm LAC microfilms T-20326 to T-20460, Page 14, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S9077] 1921 Canada Census, Granville St., Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Melville Bradshaw Household #121, 15-16 June 1921, Microfilm LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 103, Page 11, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Emeline Mercedes Read1

F, b. 25 October 1881, d. 1980
Emeline Read, 1894. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
FatherDavid Purrington Read1 b. 5 Jul 1845, d. 5 Jun 1918
MotherEmma Gordon Bishop1 b. 4 Jul 1849, d. 12 Sep 1930
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Name-ComEmeline Mercedes Read is commonly known as Emeline.2,3,4 
Birth*She was born on 25 October 1881 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of David Purrington Read and Emma Gordon Bishop.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEmeline Mercedes Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 37) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 29), children Joseph (age 10), Jane (age 7), Elytha (age 5), Balfour (age 2) and Emeline (7 months). David Was a farmer. The family religion was Methodist.2
(Witness) Group PhotoEmeline Mercedes Read was included in a group photograph with David Purrington Read , 1894.5
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEmeline Mercedes Read was enumerated on the census of April 1901 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 56) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 51), children Balfour (age 22), Elytha (age 24), Emeline (age 19), George (age 16), Cecelia (age 15), Cassie (age 12) and Nelson (age 10). David was a farmer, Balfour and George were farmer's sons, Elytha a school teacher.3
Marriage*Emeline Mercedes Read married William Rankin MacKay in 1904.1,6 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEmeline Mercedes Read was enumerated on the census of June 1911 in the household of William Rankin MacKay in Lot 19, New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; their infant son Edwin Joseph, not yet named on the 1911 census was entered with a birth date one month prior to the enumeration. The 1911 census began 1 June 1911, but didn't finish until 26 February 1912. Included in the household with William were his wife Emeline (entered as Emiline), daughter Dorothy, sons David, Nelson and Edwin, and his aunt Ellen, who had helped raise him.6
Census HeadHousehold*Emeline Mercedes Read was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Travellers Rest, New Annan, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Emeline (age 38), recorded as married, but her husband was not enumerated, her children Dorothy (age 15), David (age 14), Nelson (age 11), Edwin (age 9), Balfour (age 6), George (age 3) & Francis (age 1), her aunt Ellen MacKay (age 87) and Joseph Gillis (age 23), an unrelated boarder. Emeline's daughter Cassie was not enumerated. Emeline's occupation was recorded as 'farmer operator'.7
1921 Canada Census, Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Household of Emeline (Read) MacKay, her children Dorothy, David, Nelson, Edwin, Balfour, George & Francis, her aunt Ellen MacKay, and Joseph Gillis, an unrelated boarder.
Group Photo*She was included in a group photograph. Included in this group photo are Emeline Read, second from left, her daughter Dorothy, sons Balfour & Nelson, and Nelson's wife Virginia Simmons, left.5
From left: Virginia Simmons (wife of Nelson Read), Emeline Read, her daughter Dorothy, sons Nelson & Balfour. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
Death*She died in 1980 in Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40552,-63.77563.
Inscription: MACKAY / William R. MacKay / 1883 - 1950 / His Wife / Emeline Read / 1882 - 1980 / Their children / Elmer June 2 - June 29, 1904 / Cassie Jan. 16 - Jan. 24, 1920
Back: Beloved Sons / J. Balfour MacKay / May 10, 1915 - Aug. 8, 1960 / Dorothy MacKay / Wife of Walter Sherwood / Aug. 14, 1905 - Sept. 5, 1971 / Francis E. / Jan. 16, 1920 - Mar. 20, 1975 / Lloyd George / June 20, 1918 - Aug. 18, 1976.4
Tombstone, William Rankin MacKay (1883-1950), his wife Emeline Mercedes Read (1882-1980), their children Elmer (1904-1904), Cassie (1920-1920), Joseph Balfour (1915-1960), Dorothy (1905-1971), Francis Edgar (1920-1975) and Lloyd George (1918-1976). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Back inscription detail.

Family

William Rankin MacKay b. 31 January 1883, d. 1950
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6254] 1881 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Microfilm C_13162, Page 64, Family #259.
  3. [S6255] 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 1, Family #10.
  4. [S6253] Cemetery Marker - William R. MacKay, William R. MacKay & Emeline Read Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 17 August 2010.
  5. [S9069] Correspondence with personal communication Jean (MacKay) MacAusland (Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  6. [S3716] 1911 Canada Census - William McKay (1883-1950), Household #33, June 1911, Microfilm unknown film, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, District 30, Page 3, Line 44, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S9075] 1921 Canada Census, Travellers Rest, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Emeline (Read) MacKay Household #116, 15-16 June 1921, Microfilm LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 103, Page 11, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  8. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

Emma Jane Read1

F, b. 13 May 1929, d. June 2008
FatherNelson Bishop Read1 b. 7 Dec 1890, d. 1975
MotherVera Younger Carruthers1 b. 1894, d. 19 Nov 1946
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Birth*Emma Jane Read was born on 13 May 1929 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Nelson Bishop Read and Vera Younger Carruthers.1 
Death*Emma Jane Read died in June 2008 in Lucan Retirement Home, Lucan, Ontario, Canada, at age 79; Obituary: "The death occurred suddenly at the Lucan Retirement Home in Lucan, Ont., of Emma Jane Ingham (nee Read), wife of David George Ingham, age 79 years. Born in Summerside, she was the daughter of the late Bishop and Vera (Carruthers) Read. Survived by her children: Elizabeth (David) Gingerich, Waterloo, Ont; William (Irene) Ingham, Danville, California, U.S.A; and Susan (William) Tupper, Saskatoon, Sask. Lovingly remembered by her eight grandchildren. Also survived by two brothers Balfour (Shirley) Read, Summerside, and Verne Read, Halifax, N.S., and a sister-in-law Marjorie Read, Charlottetown. Predeceased by a brother Dr. D.C. Read. Resting at the Stephenson Funeral Home, Ailsa Craig, Ont. Funeral Thursday at 2 p.m."2 

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S9070] Death - Ingham, Mrs. David [nee Emma Jane Read], Journal Pioneer, Summerside, published June 2008. Hereinafter cited as Journal Pioneer.

Ephraim Read1

M, b. 1812, d. 3 March 1865
FatherBenjamin Read1 b. c 1777, d. 1868
MotherRebecca Allen1
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited14 Aug 2013
Birth*Ephraim Read was born in 1812 in Baie Verte, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
He was the son of Benjamin Read and Rebecca Allen.1 
Marriage*Ephraim Read married Rosara Chappell, daughter of James Chappell, in 1833 in Prince Edward Island; Reads Corner, east of Summerside, was named for Ephraim Read, who came to Prince Edward Island from Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Ephraim worked in the fields of tanning, currying, harness making and boot & shoe making.1,2 
Biographical Note* "A notable session was the Commissioner’s Court held here in 1860 by the famous Joseph Howe, Col. John Hamilton Grey and other leading men, to investigate land grievances. Among others who gave evidence before this Court was Ephraim Read who testified that he was the owner of one thousand acres at what is now Read’s Corner; and when asked the value of uncultivated land, replied that “wilderness land is like self-righteousness – the more of it a man has the worse off he is.”" in 1860.3 
Death*Ephraim Read died on 3 March 1865 in Demerara, British Guyana.1 
Burial*He was buried in Demerara, British Guyana. His name is inscribed on the family tombstone of his brother Joseph as "Ephraim Read / Died / at Demerara, S.A. / March 3, 1865: / Aged 53 years".1 

Family

Rosara Chappell b. 1811, d. 4 August 1884
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6449] Alan Rayburn, Geographical Names of Prince Edward Island (Ottawa, Ontario: Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names, 1973). Hereinafter cited as Geographical Names of Prince Edward Island.
  3. [S8539] St. Eleanors; A Sketch of this Interesting and Historic Old P. E. Island Settlement, Agriculturist, Summerside, 1 March 1928. Hereinafter cited as Agriculturist.
  4. [S5820] Baptism Record - Thomas Wetmore Read, Church of England, Richmond, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 222. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record - Thomas Wetmore Read.

Ephraim Read1

M, b. 1868, d. 31 March 1945
FatherJames Chappell Read1 b. 1838, d. 1873
MotherJane Harrison1
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited19 Dec 2011
Birth*Ephraim Read was born in 1868 in Tidnish, Nova Scotia.1 
He was the son of James Chappell Read and Jane Harrison.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEphraim Read was enumerated on the census of 13 April 1891 in the household of Joseph Read in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 41) were his wife Sarah Carruthers (age 40), sons John (age 12) and George (age 10), and nephew Ephraim (age 21). There was also an unrelated lodger, William MacGregor (age 16). Joseph was a merchant. The family religion was Secularist.2
Marriage*Ephraim Read married Margaret June McLean on 12 November 1902 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.3 
Death*Ephraim Read died on 31 March 1945 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.4 

Family

Margaret June McLean d. 1956

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6266] 1891 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Roll T-6382, Page 22-23, Family #112.
  3. [S6268] Unknown spouses' names, (12 Nov. 1902), Marriage Registration - Ephraim Read & Margaret June McLean, Reg. #1902-09-048994, B.C. Archives Microfilm #B11373, GSU Microfilm #1983530 , unknown manuscript info. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Registration - Ephraim Read.
  4. [S6267] Death Reg'n - Ephraim Read, death registration (transcription) Reg. # 1945-09-660898, B.C. Archives Microfilm #B13187, GSU Microfilm #2032324, B.C. Archives, http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/index.htm. Hereinafter cited as Death Reg'n - Ephraim Read.

Ephraim A. Read1

M, b. March 1846, d. 1919
FatherEphraim Read1 b. 1812, d. 3 Mar 1865
MotherRosara Chappell1 b. 1811, d. 4 Aug 1884
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited21 Feb 2013
Birth*Ephraim A. Read was born in March 1846 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Ephraim Read and Rosara Chappell.1 
Immigration*Ephraim A. Read immigrated to U.S.A. in 1867.2,3  
Marriage*He married Edna W. Warner in 1875.1,2 
Census HeadHousehold*Ephraim A. Read was head of the household in the census of 15 June 1880 in Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; included in the household with Ephraim (age 34) were his wife Edna (age 26), their children Warren (age 4) & Mercedes (age 1), and Ellen Harris (age 19), a servant born in Prince Edward Island. Ephraim was a Universalist Minister.4
1880 US Census, Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Household of Ephraim A. Read, his wife Edna, their children Warren & Mercedes, and a servant.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 4 June 1900 in Bethel, Windsor County, Vermont, U.S.A.; included in the household with Ephraim (age 54) were his wife Edna (age 46), children Warren (age 24) and Pauline (age 18). Ephraim was a clergyman, Warren a school teacher, and Pauline was in school.2
1900 US Census, Bethel, Windsor County, Vermont. Household of Ephraim A. Read, his wife Edna, children Warren and Pauline.
Living*He was living in 1902 in Bethel, Vermont, U.S.A..5 
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 10 May 1910 in North Salem, Westchester County, New York, U.S.A.; included in the household with Ephraim (age 64) was his wife Edna (age 58). He was a clergyman, Edna a carpet weaver. Their religion was Universalist.3
1910 US Census, North Salem, Westchester County, New York. Household of Ephraim A. Read and his wife Edna.
Death*He died in 1919 in Flushing, Queens, New York.1 
Burial*He was buried in Flushing, Queens County, New York, U.S.A.. Memorial stone in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
Inscription: E. A. Read / 1846 - 1919.1,6
Tombstone, Ephraim A. Read (1846-1919). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Edna W. Warner b. October 1853
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6456] 1900 US Census - Ephraim A. Read, Household 82, 4 June 1900, Microfilm Roll T623_1696, Page 4A, Enumeration District 269, http://www.ancestry.com, Ancestry.com.
  3. [S6457] 1910 US Census - Ephraim A. Read, Household 232, 4 May 1910, Microfilm Roll T624_1090, Page 9B, FHL #1375103, Enumeration District 0098, http://www.ancestry.com, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S6455] 1880 US Census - Ephraim A. Read, Household 362, 15 June 1880, Microfilm Roll 545, Family History Film 1254548, Page 435D, Enumeration District 511, Image 0152, http://www.ancestry.com, Ancestry.com.
  5. [S8009] Death of Capt. Thomas Whittemore Read, Agriculturist, Summerside, 31 May 1902, page 5, col. 1. Hereinafter cited as Agriculturist.
  6. [S6275] Cemetery Marker - Ephraim A. Read, Ephraim A. Read Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.
  7. [S6461] New Hampshire, Birth & Christening Index, 1714-1904, Births & Christenings Index entry, database on-line, Ancestry.ca, http://www.ancestry.ca

Ephraim L. Read1,2

M, b. 7 February 1898
FatherCharles R. Read1,2 b. 10 Sep 1851, d. 1 Sep 1938
MotherMary Eva Burns1,2 b. 15 Aug 1859, d. 1949
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited25 Jan 2012
Birth*Ephraim L. Read was born on 7 February 1898 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
He was the son of Charles R. Read and Mary Eva Burns.1,2 
Alt-BirthAn alternate birth date is in 1889 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEphraim L. Read was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 49) were his wife Mary Eva (age 41), their children Ethel (age 21), James/Elbert (age 19), Edmond/Edward (age 16), Charles (age 14), Wilmot (age 13) and Ephraim (age 3). Charles was a farmer, Ethel a teacher. James, Edmund and Charles were farmer's sons. The family religion was Universalist.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEphraim L. Read was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Charles R. Read in Coleman, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 59) were his wife Mary Eva (age 51), and their son Ephraim (age 13). Charles was a farmer. The family religion was Anglican.3
Marriage*Ephraim L. Read married Edith Rayner in 1930.1 
Death*Ephraim L. Read died in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan, Canada.1 

Family

Edith Rayner

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6468] 1901 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #9, 1901, Microfilm Page 2, Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S6469] 1911 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #26, 1911, Microfilm Page 4, Lot 9, Coleman, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Ethel J. Read1,2

F, b. 21 December 1879, d. 1967
FatherCharles R. Read3,2 b. 10 Sep 1851, d. 1 Sep 1938
MotherMary Eva Burns3,2 b. 15 Aug 1859, d. 1949
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited18 Jan 2012
Birth*Ethel J. Read was born on 21 December 1879 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3,2 
She was the daughter of Charles R. Read and Mary Eva Burns.3,2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEthel J. Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 30) were his wife Mary Eva (age 22) and daughter Ethel (age 1). Charles was a farmer. Charles was a Universalist, his wife and daughter were Baptists.1
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEthel J. Read was enumerated on the census of 23 April 1891 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 39) were his wife Mary Eva (age 31), their children Ethel (age 11), Elbert (age 10), Edmond/Edward (age 8), Charles (age 6) and Wilmot (age 3). There was also a domestic, age 16. Charles was a farmer and trader. The family religion was Secularist.4
Marriage*Ethel J. Read married James Stevenson.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEthel J. Read was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of Charles R. Read in Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Charles (age 49) were his wife Mary Eva (age 41), their children Ethel (age 21), James/Elbert (age 19), Edmond/Edward (age 16), Charles (age 14), Wilmot (age 13) and Ephraim (age 3). Charles was a farmer, Ethel a teacher. James, Edmund and Charles were farmer's sons. The family religion was Universalist.2
Death*Ethel J. Read died in 1967 in Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.3 

Family

James Stevenson

Citations

  1. [S6465] 1881 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #88, 1881, Microfilm C_13162, Page 21, Lot 19 (Sub-district T), Prince County (District #1), Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S6468] 1901 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #9, 1901, Microfilm Page 2, Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  4. [S6467] 1891 Canada Census - Charles R. Read, Household #176, 23 April, 1891, Microfilm Roll T-6383, Page 40, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Eunice Read1,2

F, b. circa 1790, d. circa 1871
FatherEliphalet Read2 b. 11 Jun 1758, d. 26 Jun 1819
MotherMargaret Converse b. c 1768, d. 24 Jan 1850
ChartsAncestors of David Arthur Walker
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited18 Apr 2013
Birth*Eunice Read was born circa 1790 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
She was the daughter of Eliphalet Read and Margaret Converse.2 
Marriage*Eunice Read married Thomas H. Townsend, son of Capt. John Townsend and ? ?, on 11 December 1817 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.3 
Census HeadHousehold*Eunice Read was head of the household in the census of 1851 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with Eunice (age 61), now widowed, were four of her children, William (age 22), James (age 27), Amanda (age 18) and Jane (age 23). There was also a yet identified person, Leonard Townsend (age 9).4
1851 Canada East Census, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Household of Eunice (Read) Townsend, and four of her children, William, James, Amanda and Jane.
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 1861 in the household of William M. Townsend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with William (age 30) were his wife Lydia (age 22), children Guilford (age 4), George (age 3), William's mother Eunice Read (age 71) and William's sister Amanda (age 24). William was a farmer. The family religion was Baptist.5
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdEunice Read was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of William M. Townsend in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with William (age 41) were his wife Lydia Ann Bowser (age 32), children Gilford (age 14), George (age 12), Henry (age 8) & Manford (age 5), and William's widowed mother, Eunice Read (age 80). William was a farmer. Except for Eunice who was a member of the Kirk of Scotland, William and his family were Baptists.6
Death*Eunice Read died circa 1871 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
Burial*She was buried in Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Marker in Jolicure Cemetery marked E. T.1 

Family

Thomas H. Townsend b. 1781, d. 9 January 1841
Children

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.
  3. [S8255] Ken Kanner & V. Geldart, compiler, Marriage Register, Westmorland County, NB, 1790-1856, Part I (Saint John, New Brunswick: self published, 1985). Hereinafter cited as Marriage Register, Westmorland County, NB.
  4. [S4617] 1851 Canada East Census - Eunice (Read) Townsend, Household of Eunice Townsend,, Transcribed from microfilm Roll C-998, Page 40, Line 27, Parish of Westmorland, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.co.uk.
  5. [S5476] Census 1861: William Townsend, , 1861, Image file from original census page Roll #C-1006, Page 6, Jolicure, Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, , Edwards, Ontario, Canada, David Arthur Walker.
  6. [S5499] 1871 Canada Census - William Townsend, Household #56, 1871, Microfilm Roll C_10392, Page 17, Jolicure, Westmorland District #186, Division 2, Westmorland Subdistrict c, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S2465] Marker Inscription, Eliza M. Townsend Marker Inscription; David A. Walker, August 2004.
  8. [S5535] Unknown spouses' names, (1872), Marriage Record - James McKenzie & Amanda Townsend, Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, Registration Book 1872, Page 73, Number 51 , unknown manuscript info. Hereinafter cited as Marriage Record - James McKenzie & Amanda Townsend.

Ezekiel Read1

M, b. after 1642
FatherJohn Read1 b. 1604, d. 7 Sep 1685
MotherSarah Lessie1 b. 1614, d. 23 Apr 1702
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Apr 2007
Birth*Ezekiel Read was born after 1642.1 
He was the son of John Read and Sarah Lessie.1 

Citations

  1. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.

Dr. Frances E. M. Read1

F, b. 1911, d. 1982
FatherElbert James Read1 b. 12 Jun 1882, d. 1923
MotherGeraldine Ann Sweet1 b. 1885, d. 1975
ChartsDescendants of William Read
Last Edited14 Sep 2012
Birth*Dr. Frances E. M. Read was born in 1911.1 
She was the daughter of Elbert James Read and Geraldine Ann Sweet.1 
Occupation*Dr. Frances E. M. Read was a psychiatrist, chosen perhaps because of her father's suicide.2 
Death*She died in 1982.1 
Burial*She was buried in United Church Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.76355,-64.10784.
Inscription: READ / Dr. Frances E. M. Read / 1911 - 1982.
Back: READ.1
Tombstone, Frances E. M. Read (1911-1982). United Church Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S7405] Tombstone, United Church Cemetery, Cascumpec, Prince Edward Island, Frances E. M. Read tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 11 July 2012.
  2. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Frank Wesley Read1

M, b. 24 November 1893, d. 19 February 1973
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read2 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherMargaret Olive Ward2 b. c 1867, d. b 1903
ChartsDescendants of Edward Doty & Faith Clarke
Descendants of John Seaman & Martha Moore
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Name-ComFrank Wesley Read is commonly known as Frank Read.2,3 
Birth*He was born on 24 November 1893 in Rockport or Johnsons Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the informant for his Late Registration of Birth was his aunt, J. Augusta Mayors, of Clayton, Missouri, dated 28 April 1958 in Clayton.2,1,3 
He was the son of Alpheus Palmer Read and Margaret Olive Ward.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdFrank Wesley Read was enumerated on the census of 15 April 1901 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Alpheus (age 34) were his wife Maggie Ward (age 34), and sons Brenton (age 9), Frank (age 7), Vincent (age 4) and Bert (age 2). Alpheus was a seaman.2 
Marriage*Frank Wesley Read married Celestia Almira Trenholm, daughter of Silliker Daniel Trenholm and Celia Jane Wells, on 6 October 1915 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, by Joseph H. Brownell of Port Elgin, New Brunswick. Frank was aged 21, a bachelor, farmer, Methodist, living at Brooklyn Road. Celestia was aged 19, a spinster, Methodist, living at Brooklyn Road.1 
Census HeadHousehold*Frank Wesley Read was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Midgic, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Frank (age 27) were his wife Celestia Trenholm (age 23) and their children Arthur (age 4), Rheuben/Ruben (age 2) and Harvey (age 8 months).4 
Name-ComIn 1941 Frank Wesley Read is commonly known as Frank Reid in 1941; Reid was the surname spelling on the Late Registration of Birth for his son Arthur.5 
Living*He was living in 1964 in Baie Verte, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; this is where he was living at the time he provided information for the Late Registration of Birth for his son Ruben.6 
Death*He died on 19 February 1973 in General Hospital, Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada, at age 79.7 
Burial*He was buried in Baie Verte Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.7 

Family

Celestia Almira Trenholm b. 24 December 1897
Children

Citations

  1. [S8860] Frank Wesley Read & Celestia Almira Trenholm marriage, 6 October 1915, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F15964, Code B4/1915, Number 3185.
  2. [S6603] 1901 Canada Census - Alpheus Read, Household #125, 15 April 1901, Microfilm LAC Roll T-6445, Page 13, Line 36, Sackville, Westmorland County, New brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S8862] Frank Wesley Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F18784, Code 1893-R-7 (filed 28 April 1958), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  4. [S8861] 1921 Canada Census, Midgic, Parish of Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, of Frank Read household #12, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 38, Page #2, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S8888] Arthur Vincent Reid, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F24811, Code 1916-802653 (filed 2 November 1941), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  6. [S8863] Ruben Weldon Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F25350, Code 1918-802774 (filed 2 April 1964), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  7. [S8864] Sharon Reid, Family history records, Moncton, New Brunswick.

George Read1

M, b. circa 1799, d. 14 May 1888
FatherEliphalet Read2 b. 11 Jun 1758, d. 26 Jun 1819
MotherMargaret Converse2 b. c 1768, d. 24 Jan 1850
ChartsAncestors of David Arthur Walker
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited6 Aug 2011
Birth*George Read was born circa 1799 in New Brunswick.1 
He was the son of Eliphalet Read and Margaret Converse.2 
Marriage*George Read married Sarah Richardson, daughter of Joseph Providence Richardson and Jane Patterson, on 14 April 1829 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.3,2 
Census HeadHousehold*George Read was head of the household in the census of 1851 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with George (age 53) were his wife Sarah Richardson (age 47), and children Charles (age 13), James (age 8), Ann (age 16), Jane (age 10) and Celia (age 5). George was a farmer.1
1851 Canada Census, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Household of George Read, his wife Sarah (Richardson), their children Charles, James, Ann, Jane and Celia.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1861 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with George (age 63) were his wife Sarah Richardson (age 57), and children James (age 18) and Celia (age 14). George was a farmer, and owned his farm. The family religion was Baptist.4
1861 Canada Census, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Household of George Read, his wife Sarah (Richardson), their children James and Celia.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1871 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick; included in the household with George (age 72), now widowed, were his son James Johnson (age 28) and daughter Celia Ann (age 23). Both George and Johnson were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.5
1871 Canada Census, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Household of George Read, his children Johnson and Celia.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1881 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household of George (age 82), now widowed, were his son Johnson (age 38), also widowed, daughter Celia (age 30), George (age 4) and Mary (age 2), children of Johnson. George and Johnson were both farmers. Their religion was Baptist. The on-line copy of the census page is of very poor quality, so is not displayed here.6 
Death*He died on 14 May 1888.7 
Burial*He was buried in the Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, 45.93587,-64.23367. White flat stone, broken top.
Inscription: George Read / Died / May 14, 1888 / Aged 90 yrs. / - / S.B. Andres (stonecutter).7
Tombstone, George Read (ca. 1799-1888). Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Family

Sarah Richardson b. circa 1804, d. 21 April 1862
Children

Citations

  1. [S5493] 1851 Canada Census - George Read, Line 4, 1851, Microfilm Roll C_998, Page 4, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict 89, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.
  3. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  4. [S5494] 1861 Canada Census - George Read, Line 4, 1861, Microfilm Roll C_1006, Page 51, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S5495] 1871 Canada Census - George Read, Household #76, 1871, Microfilm Roll C_10392, Page 22, Westmorland County, Westmorland Subdistrict, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S5503] 1881 Canada Census - George Read, Household #182, 1881, Microfilm Roll C_13184, Page 37, Jolicure, Westmorland County, District #35, Subdistrict #41, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S5507] George Read Marker Inscription; David Walker, 2004.
  8. [S2119] Census 1851: Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, 1851, Microfilm Roll C-998, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

George Read1

M, b. circa 1837
FatherWilliam Read1 b. 1791, d. 1867
MotherSally Palmer1 b. c 1795, d. 10 Oct 1842
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited23 Jun 2004
Birth*George Read was born circa 1837 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
He was the son of William Read and Sally Palmer.1 

Citations

  1. [S2119] Census 1851: Westmorland Parish, New Brunswick, 1851, Microfilm Roll C-998, , Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.