William Rayner1

M, b. 27 November 1828
FatherEdward Rayner1 d. 17 Apr 1840
MotherElizabeth Cannon1 b. 1805, d. 22 Nov 1889
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited10 Aug 2012
Birth*William Rayner was born on 27 November 1828.1 
He was the son of Edward Rayner and Elizabeth Cannon.1 
BaptismWilliam Rayner was baptized on 21 December 1828 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Wm. W. Walker.1 
(Witness) MarriageHe witnessed the marriage of Charles Cannon and Mary Townsend Rayner on 18 January 1838 in Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; "Charles Cannon (B) and Mary Rayner (S) were married by license the 18th Jany. 1838. In the presence of William Rayner and Frederick Cannon." [Charles was a nephew of Frederick Cannon.] They were married by A. V. G. Wiggins, recorded 24 July 1838.2
(Witness) MarriageWilliam Rayner witnessed the marriage of Elizabeth Cannon and James Wood Sr. on 25 January 1843 in Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island; the officiating clergyman was Abraham Van Gelder Wiggins.
"James Wood (B), Elizabeth Cannon (W), 25 January 1843, by License. Witnesses: William Rayner, Samuel Cannon. By A. V. G. Wggins, Clk. Recorded 14 Feb. 1844." Samuel Cannon and James Wood were shoemakers (1861 census). Chances are that Samuel introduced his now widowed sister Elizabeth to James.3,4,5

Citations

  1. [S7293] On-line Baptism Index, Public Archives & Records Office, Prince Edward Island, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book #1, Page 63, (21 December, William Rayner). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Index, PARO.
  2. [S5155] Charles Cannon & Mary Rayner marriage, 18 January 1838, in Richmond Register Book for the Parish of Richmond, Prince County, 1821-1866: unknown manuscript info, Church of Latter Day Saints, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.. Hereinafter cited as Richmond Register Book for the Parish of Richmond, Prince County, 1821-1866.
  3. [S7292] James Wood & Elizabeth Cannon marriage, 25 January 1843, in R.G. 19, Vital Statistics, Series 3 Marriage Records, Subseries 3 Marriage Registers, Vol. 2 (1839-1844), Marriage Book 2, 1839-1844, page 293, PARO, Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23533,-63.12547. Hereinafter cited as R.G. 19, Vital Statistics.
  4. [S6912] Douglas Knox, "On-line Family Records - Elizabeth Cannon & James Wood" (Ancestry.ca). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Family Records - Elizabeth Cannon & James Wood."
  5. [S7158] Cemetery Marker, West Devon United Church Cemetery, James Wood & Elizabeth Cannon inscription; read by David A. Walker, 29 July 2012.

William Rayner1

M, b. circa 1909
FatherBenjamin Isaac Rayner Sr.1 b. 27 Feb 1869, d. 24 May 1950
MotherSarah1 b. c 1887
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited6 Nov 2013
Birth*William Rayner was born circa 1909 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. and Sarah.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdWilliam Rayner was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of Benjamin Isaac Rayner Sr. in Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Benjamin (age 52) were his wife Sarah (age 34), children Silas (age 18), Ralph (age 16), William (age 12), Benjamin (age 9), Emily (age 19), Mary (age 15) and Lena (age 10). Benjamin and Silas were farmers. The family religion was Baptist.1

Citations

  1. [S8618] 1921 Canada Census, Elmsdale, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Benjamin I. Rayner household #68, 1921, digital copy of original image LAC Reference RG 31, folder #104, Page 8, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

William Hopgood Rayner1

M, b. 13 March 1893, d. 17 August 1981
ChartsDescendants of David Walker & Margaret Hetherington
Last Edited11 Aug 2011
Name-ComWilliam Hopgood Rayner is commonly known as Hopgood.1 
Birth*He was born on 13 March 1893 in Sherbrooke, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,1 
Marriage*He married Belle Dalziel, daughter of William L. Dalzell and Louisa Jane Waite.2 
Death*William Hopgood Rayner died on 17 August 1981 at age 88.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.44734,-63.62916.
Inscription: RAYNER / Wm. Hopgood Rayner / Mar. 13, 1893 - Aug. 17, 1981 / Belle Dalzell / Wife of Wm. Hopgood Rayner / Nov.11, 1894 - Jan. 11, 1952.1
Tombstone, William Hopgood Rayner (1893-1981 ), his wife Belle Dalzell (1894-1952). Peoples Cemetery, Kensington, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Belle Dalziel b. 11 November 1897, d. 11 January 1952
Child

Citations

  1. [S4831] Cemetery Marker - William Hopgood Rayner, William Hopgood Rayner Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 7 August 2010.
  2. [S362] Harold Cairns, Electronic Family File, Stanley Bridge, Prince Edward Island.

William Rayworth Rayner1

M, b. 5 April 1918, d. 24 December 1990
FatherErnest Clifford Rayner1
MotherHarriet Lea Olivia Williams1
ChartsDescendants of John Braddock & Ellen Whywall
Descendants of John Clark & Elizabeth Hannah Braddock
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of Richard Whewall & Elena Cook
Descendants of William Whieldon & Elizabeth
Last Edited4 Jul 2013
Birth*William Rayworth Rayner was born on 5 April 1918 in Travellers Rest, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Ernest Clifford Rayner and Harriet Lea Olivia Williams.1 
Marriage*William Rayworth Rayner married Wanda Pearl Yeo, daughter of Franklin Freeman Yeo and Pearl Margaret Clark, on 15 June 1942.1 
Death*William Rayworth Rayner died on 24 December 1990 in Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at age 72.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40597,-63.77525.
Inscription: RAYNER / Wm. Rayworth Rayner / April 9, 1918 - Dec. 24, 1990 / His Wife / Wanda Pearl Yeo / June 15, 1919 - May 9, 2009 / Together Forever | Jessica Anne ~ Feb. 5, 1984 / Infant daughter of Lynda and Gary Rayner / Never to be held / Always to be remembered.
Back: RAYNER
Flatstone - Jessica Anne / Feb. 5, 1984. [The identity of Gary Rayner is not yet known.]2
Tombstone, William Rayworth Rayner (1918-1950), Wanda Pearl Yeo (1919-2009) and Jessica Anne Rayner (1984-1984), whose identity is not yet known. Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Footstone, Jessica Anne Rayner.

Family

Wanda Pearl Yeo b. 15 June 1919, d. 9 May 2009

Citations

  1. [S8452] The Descendants of James Yeo & Ann Osborn/Grace Francis, online http://www.islandregister.com/yeo1.html, Al & Norma Falconer. Hereinafter cited as The Descendants of James Yeo.
  2. [S8454] Cemetery marker, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, William Rayworth Rayner & Wanda Pearl Yeo tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 1 July 2013.

William S. Rayner1

M, b. circa 1796, d. 11 December 1883
ChartsDescendants of John Cannon & Hannah
Last Edited28 Dec 2012
Name Variation William S. Rayner is also known as William Rainer.2 
Birth*He was born circa 1796.1 
Marriage*He married Sophia Cannon, daughter of George Cannon and Elizabeth Hiscock; witnesses were Frederick Cannon (her uncle), Edward Rayner (brother-in-law, married to sister Elizabeth), Benjamin Crossman, Thomas Gay, John Sharp and William Gay.2,3 
Death*William S. Rayner died on 11 December 1883.1 
Burial*He was buried in St. John's Anglican Church Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.42001,-63.81057.
In memory / of / William S. Rayner / Died / Dec. 11, 1883 / Aged 87. / Also His Wife / Sophy D. Cannon / Died / Aug. 21, 1885, / AEt. 88.1,4
Tombstone, William S. Rayner (1796-1883), his wife Sophy D. Cannon (1797-1885). St. John's Anglican Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Family

Sophia Cannon b. circa 1797, d. 21 August 1885
Children

Citations

  1. [S7419] William S. Rayner & Sophy D. Cannon, published transcriptions, PEIGS, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
  2. [S7417] Baptism Record, Mary Jane Rainer, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (4 December 1838). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Mary Jane Rayner.
  3. [S7515] Nathan H. Mair, "The Cannon Family of Lot 17, Prince Edward Island", January 2011 (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island). . Hereinafter cited as "The Cannon Family of Lot 17."
  4. [S7429] Tombstone, St. John's Anglican Cemetery, St. Eleanors, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, William S. Rayner & Sophy D. Cannon tombstone inscription; read by David A. Walker, 15 August 2012.
  5. [S7529] Baptism Record, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Susannah Rayner, Book 1, Page 77,, (13 June 1830). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.
  6. [S7703] John Andrew Nickerson & Virginia (Cannon) Sowerby marriage, 16 Sept. 1914, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F15958, Code B4/1914, Number 2941.
  7. [S7418] Baptism Record, Sophia Elizabeth Rainer, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 131, (4 December 1838). Hereinafter cited as Baptism, Sophia Elizabeth Rayner.
  8. [S7527] Baptism Record, Church of England, Richmond Parish, Prince Edward Island, Edwin Parker Rayner, Book 1, Page 135,, (8 September 1839). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record.

Eliza Raynor1

F, b. 1851, d. 1882
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Birth*Eliza Raynor was born in 1851.1 
Marriage*She married David Darby, son of John Small Darby and Jane Glover, on 14 January 1875.1 
Death*Eliza Raynor died in 1882.1 

Family

David Darby b. 22 July 1846, d. 1920
Child

Citations

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

Ella Raynor1

F
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Marriage*Ella Raynor married Thomas Harris.1 

Family

Thomas Harris
Child

Citations

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

Richard Raynor

M
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Marriage*Richard Raynor married Sarah Dixon, daughter of John Dixon and Emmaline Chamberlain, on 18 January 1928. 

Family

Sarah Dixon b. 9 November 1898, d. 5 May 1974

Carrie K. Rayworth1

F, b. 1890, d. 1943
Last Edited10 Feb 2012
Birth*Carrie K. Rayworth was born in 1890.1 
Marriage*She married Brenton A. Read, son of Alpheus Palmer Read and Margaret Olive Ward.1 
Death*Carrie K. Rayworth died in 1943.1 
Burial*She 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

Brenton A. Read b. 8 March 1892, d. 1971

Citations

  1. [S6571] Marker - Brenton A. Read, Brenton A. Read tombstone inscription; recorded by David A. Walker, 4 July 2004.

Hannah Rayworth1

F
Last Edited11 Mar 2002
Marriage*Hannah Rayworth married Eliphalet Allen.1 
Birth*Hannah Rayworth was born in Bayfield, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 

Family

Eliphalet Allen
Child

Citations

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

Louisa Adelaide Rayworth

F, b. 1835, d. 1925
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Birth*Louisa Adelaide Rayworth was born in 1835. 
Death*She died in 1925. 

Family

Jacob Silliker Allen b. 1834, d. 1919
Children

Susan Rayworth1

F
Last Edited26 Jan 2002
Note*Of Botsford, NB.1 
Marriage*Susan Rayworth married Eliphalet Chappell, son of Eliphalet Chappell and Anna Cathrina Somers, on 11 January 1820 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2,1 

Family

Eliphalet Chappell b. circa 1795

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S671] Box 234, APO San Francisco, CA 96555 Mrs. Larry Throop, Early Settlers of Cumberland Township, Nova Scotia (Boston, Massachusetts: National Genealogical Society Quarterly, 1979). Hereinafter cited as Early Settlers of Cumberland Township, Nova Scotia.

Max Razo1

M
Last Edited24 Jan 2002

Citations

  1. [S1003] Collected by Edward Hiram and Evelyn Mae (Nilson) Mahoney, compiler, Mahoney Family Ancestry & History : self published). Hereinafter cited as Mahoney Family Ancestry & History.

Abigail Read1

F, b. 30 December 1638
FatherJohn Read1 b. 1604, d. 7 Sep 1685
MotherSarah Lessie1 b. 1614, d. 23 Apr 1702
Relationship7th great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Apr 2007
Baptism*Abigail Read was baptized on 30 December 1638 in Dorchester, Massachusetts.1,2 
She was the daughter of John Read and Sarah Lessie.1 

Citations

  1. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.
  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). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.

Ainsley Read1

M, b. August 1909, d. 1932
FatherAlton G. Read2 b. 31 Aug 1869, d. 1930
MotherEdith L. Ward2 b. 6 Nov 1871, d. 1958
Last Edited26 Feb 2012
Name Variation Ainsley Read is also known as Ensley Read.2 
Birth*He was born in August 1909 in New Brunswick, Canada.2 
He was the son of Alton G. Read and Edith L. Ward.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAinsley Read was enumerated on the census of between 3 June 1911 and 6 June 1911 in the household of Alton G. Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 
Death*Ainsley Read died in 1932.1 
Burial*He was buried in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 

Citations

  1. [S6671] John Read On-line database, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada; , 1907.
  2. [S6618] 1911 Canada Census - Alton G. Read, Household #36, 3 - 7 June 1911, Microfilm Page 3, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Alan Rattenbury Read1

M, b. 1923, d. 27 October 1944
FatherGeorge Washington Read2 b. 21 Nov 1884, d. 1944
MotherMaude Rattenbury2 b. 1888, d. 1977
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited3 Mar 2014
Name-ComAlan Rattenbury Read is commonly known as Alan Read.2,1 
Birth*He was born in 1923 in Summerside (Read's Corner), Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.2,3 
He was the son of George Washington Read and Maude Rattenbury.2 
Death*Alan Rattenbury Read died on 27 October 1944 in Belgium; Obituary: "Another S'side Soldier Killed; Alan R. Read

The sad news was received by Mrs. Maud Read of Read's Corner, near Summerside, informing her of the death in action of her son, Alan Rattenbury Read.

The telegram read: "The Minister of Defence regrets to inform you that Rifleman Alan Rattenbury Read has been officially reported killed in action on the 27th of October. If any further information becomes available it will be forwarded as soon as received."

Fusilier Read was 20 years of age. He enlisted in December last and left for overseas in the spring.

He is survived by his mother and four brothers: David in Charlottetown, Benjamin, Morton and Ernest all at home. Prior to enlisting he was employed with the P.E.I. Bag Company in Summerside.2,1
World War II Honour Roll, Alan R. Read (1923-1944).
Burial*He was buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, between Brugge and Ghent, Belgium. Grave reference: IX. F. 6.
Inscription: F. 82741 Rifleman / A. R. Read / The Regina Rifle Regiment / 27th October 1944 Age 21 / Greater love / Hath no man than this. / That a man lay down / his life for his friends.2
Military tombstone, Alan R. Read (1923-1944), Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, between Brugge and Ghent, Belgium.

Citations

  1. [S9085] Another S'side Soldier Killed, Alan R. Read, Summerside Journal, Summerside, published 6 November 1944, page 1, col. 13. Hereinafter cited as the Journal.
  2. [S6274] Alan R. Read entry, Death Record - Alan R. Read, unknown repository, Veterans Affairs Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Death Record - Alan R. Read.
  3. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Alexander Balfour Read1

M, b. 25 October 1879, d. 12 September 1909
Balfour 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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited2 Mar 2014
Name-ComAlexander Balfour Read is commonly known as Balfour.2,3 
Birth*He was born on 25 October 1879 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of David Purrington Read and Emma Gordon Bishop.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlexander Balfour 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 PhotoAlexander Balfour Read was included in a group photograph with David Purrington Read , 1894.4
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlexander Balfour 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
Biographical Note* In 1905 he went to British Columbia, where he worked in gold mines.1 
Death*Alexander Balfour Read died on 12 September 1909 in Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada, at age 29; Obituary: "Islander Drowned in British Columbia

A. Balfour Read Misses His Footing While Crossing a Railway Bridge and Falls to the River Below

Many friends will regret to learn of the sad drowning of A. Balfour Read, son of David P. Read, Read’s Corner, which occurred near Castlegar, on the Columbia River. On Sept. 12, while crossing the high railway bridge at night he missed his footing and fell to the river below. The body was not recovered until October 5th. He was buried at Nelson, B.C. The funeral service was conducted by Rev. Dr. J. T. Ferguson. He leaves to mourn his father and mother, three brothers, Joseph E., Erie, B.C; George at home; and Nelson B., Summerside; five sisters, Mrs. Frank Hawke, Malden, Mass; Mrs. Melville Bradshaw, Summerside; Mrs. William McKay, New Annan; Cecilia, Summerside; and Cassie at home. The deceased was 31 years of age and was employed in a lumber mill at Castlegar. He left Summerside about seven years ago and was home on a visit two years ago."5 
Burial*He was buried in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada. There is an inscription on the family tombstone in the Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince Edward Island - "A. Balfour / Drowned 1910 Aged 31 / Columbia River, B.C.".1 

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. [S9069] Correspondence with personal communication Jean (MacKay) MacAusland (Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  5. [S9071] Islander Drowned in British Columbia, Summerside Journal, Summerside, published 19 October 1910, page 1, col. 1. Hereinafter cited as the Journal.

Alfred Edwin Read1

M, b. 15 October 1906, d. 27 January 1917
FatherJoseph Edgar Read2 b. 10 May 1870, d. 18 Jul 1937
MotherHarriet Wortman2 b. 27 Aug 1875, d. 21 Mar 1949
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited8 Apr 2013
Name-ComAlfred Edwin Read is commonly known as Alfred Read.2 
Birth*He was born on 15 October 1906 in Erie, British Columbia, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of Joseph Edgar Read and Harriet Wortman.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlfred Edwin Read was enumerated on the census of 22 June 1911 in the household of Joseph Edgar Read in Erie, British Columbia, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 41) were his wife Hattie Wortman (age 35), their sons Alfred (age 4) and Royal (age 3), and an unrelated boarder named May Curwin (age 22), a school teacher. Joseph was a grocer. The family religion was Baptist.2
Death*Alfred Edwin Read died on 27 January 1917 in Kootenay Lake Hospital, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, at age 10.1 

Citations

  1. [S8242] Correspondence with Nancy Read (unknown informant address). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S8241] 1911 Canada Census, Erie, British Columbia, of Joseph E. Read household #142, 22-23 June 1911, on-line digitial copy from microfilm LAC reels T-20326 to T-20460, page 9, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Alice Read1

F, b. circa 1920, d. 2007
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read1 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower1 b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Birth*Alice Read was born circa 1920 in Johnson's Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1,2 
She was the daughter of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlice 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.1 
(Witness) MarriageAlice Read witnessed the marriage of Arvilla Mason Read and Beverly James Wood on 1 February 1938 in United Church Parsonage, Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #29383. Beverly was a farmer, bachelor, 22 years of age, Baptist, living at Wood Point, Westmorland County. Arvilla was a "girl at home", spinster, 20 years of age, Baptist, living at Dorchester Cape.3 
Name Variation As of 1940, Alice Read is also known as Alice Reid; this spelling of her surname was recorded on the Official Notice of Marriage.2 
Marriage*She married Elijah Dixon Hicks, son of Willard Hicks and Mary A. Estabrooks, on 17 August 1940 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #35095. Elijah was a soldier, bachelor, 19 years of age, Baptist, living in Sussex, Westmorland County, New Brunswick. Alice was at home, a spinster, 19 years of age, Baptist, living in Middle Sackville, New Brunswick.2 
Death*Alice Read died in 2007.4 

Family

Elijah Dixon Hicks b. circa 1921

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S8859] Elijah Dixon Hicks & Alice Reid marriage, 17 August 1940, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F20016, Code B4/1940, Number 20203.
  3. [S8872] Beverly J. Wood & Arvilla M. Reid marriage, 1 February 1928, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F20009, Code B4/1928, Number 10595.
  4. [S8864] Sharon Reid, Family history records, Moncton, New Brunswick.

Alice P. Read1

F, b. 17 October 1892
FatherJames Johnson Read1 b. 21 Jan 1843, d. 6 Aug 1921
MotherSophia Mary Oulton1 b. 10 Aug 1865
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited29 Mar 2011
Birth*Alice P. Read was born on 17 October 1892 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2 
She was the daughter of James Johnson Read and Sophia Mary Oulton.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlice P. Read 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. [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.
  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.

Alpheus Palmer Read1

M, b. 24 February 1867, d. 22 October 1937
FatherJohn Gideon Read2 b. 27 Feb 1826, d. 1907
MotherMary Jane Tower2 d. 1912
Last Edited31 Jan 2014
Name-ComAlpheus Palmer Read is commonly known as Alpheus Read.3,4 
Birth*He was born on 24 February 1867 in Upper Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2,3,4 
He was the son of John Gideon Read and Mary Jane Tower.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlpheus Palmer Read was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.5 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlpheus Palmer Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.6 
(Witness) MarriageAlpheus Palmer Read witnessed the marriage of John Read and Phoebe Annie Ward on 30 July 1890 in Parish of Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, with consent of parents. Witnesses were John's brother Alpheus and his wife Maggie Ward.7 
Marriage*Alpheus Palmer Read married first Margaret Olive Ward, daughter of Rufus C. Ward and Julia Augustus Chapman, on 9 December 1890 in the residence of the bride's parents, Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, they were married by license. Alpheus was 23 years old, living in Rockport, a bachelor, farmer and Methodist. Maggie was 24 years old, living in Rockport, a spinster and Methodist. They were married by Rev. S. T. Teed of Dorchester. "Married at the residence of the bride's parents, Rockport (West. Co.) 9th inst., by Rev. S. T. Teed, Alpheus P. Read / Maggie O. Ward daughter of Rufus C. Ward, Esq." (Chignecto Post).8,9 
OccupationAlpheus Palmer Read was a sailor, at the time of his son Vincent's birth, as declared on the Late Registration of Birth for Vincent. in 1896.1 
Census HeadHousehold*He was head of the household in the census of 15 April 1901 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.3 
Marriage*He married second Lucinda May Tower, daughter of Robert Tower and Ellen, on 16 July 1903 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, they were married by license, by Rev. Wm. Harrison of Dorchester, New Brunswick. Alpheus was 36 years old, a widower, living in Johnson's Mills, a seaman and Methodist. Lucy was 24 years old, a spinster, living in Johnson's Mills and Baptist. Witnesses were Amelia Quigley and Carrie Harrison.10,11 
Census HeadHouseholdAlpheus Palmer Read was head of the household in the census of 1911 in Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.12 
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1921 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.13 
Moved*He and Lucinda May Tower moved to Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, circa 1929.4 
Occupation*Alpheus Palmer Read was a farmer until 1930.4 
Death*He died on 22 October 1937 in Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, at age 70; cause of death was cerebral hemorrhage, due to arteriosclerosis, after two days. The informant for his Certificate of Registration of Death was his wife Lucinda.4 
Burial*He was buried on 24 October 1937 in Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.4 

Family 1

Margaret Olive Ward b. circa 1867, d. before 1903
Children

Family 2

Lucinda May Tower b. circa 1879, d. 1965
Children

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [S6604] Alpheus P. Read, Microfilm F18759, Code 1867-R-4 (1867), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  3. [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.
  4. [S6609] Certificate of Registration of Death - Alpheus P. Read, death certificate (PANB microfilm F19340, Vol. 111, Regn. #13983, filed 30 October 1937), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate - Alpheus P. Read.
  5. [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.
  6. [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.
  7. [S6672] John Read & Phoebe Ward marriage, 30 July 1890, unknown repository, unknown repository address. PANB Film F13657, Ref. B4/1890, Number 2577.
  8. [S6605] Alpheus Read & Maggie Ward marriage, 9 December 1890, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Microfilm F13657, Ref. B4/1890, Number 2575.
  9. [S6606] Married: Alpheus P. Read & Maggie O. Ward, Chignecto Post, Sackville, New Brunswick, 11 December 1890, Daniel F. Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics, Volume 76, Number 1718.. Hereinafter cited as Chignecto Post.
  10. [S6607] Alpheus Read & Lucy M. Tower marriage, 16 July 1903, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Microfilm F15908, Ref. B4/1903, Number 2907.
  11. [S6611] John Ainsworth Read, Microfilm F20738, Code 1905-802199 (filed 12 Sept. 1927), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  12. [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.
  13. [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.
  14. [S8852] Orpha May Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F22209, Code 1908--802562 (filed 13 May 1972), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  15. [S8856] Thelma Virginia Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F23682, Code 1912--802502 (filed 30 November 1962), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  16. [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.
  17. [S8857] Arvilla Mason Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F24972, Code 1917--802590 (filed 4 August 1947), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  18. [S8825] Angus Archibald Read, Microfilm F25350, Code 1918--802772 (7 Sept. 1956), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Alton G. Read1,2

M, b. 31 August 1869, d. 1930
FatherJohn Gideon Read2 b. 27 Feb 1826, d. 1907
MotherMary Jane Tower2 d. 1912
Last Edited26 Feb 2012
Birth*Alton G. Read was born on 31 August 1869 in Upper Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1,2 
He was the son of John Gideon Read and Mary Jane Tower.2 
Alt-BirthAn alternate birth date is on 31 August 1870.3 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlton G. Read was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.4 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlton G. Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlton G. Read was enumerated on the census of 1891 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.5 
Marriage*Alton G. Read married Edith L. Ward, daughter of Ruben Ward and Olive, on 22 December 1891 in Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license.6 
Census HeadHousehold*Alton G. Read was head of the household in the census of between 12 April 1901 and 15 April 1901 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.3 
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of between 3 June 1911 and 6 June 1911 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.7 
Death*He died in 1930.8 
Burial*He was buried in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.8 

Family

Edith L. Ward b. 6 November 1871, d. 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S6615] Alton G. Read, Microfilm F18760, Code 1869-R-5 (filed 31 August 1869), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [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.
  3. [S6616] 1901 Canada Census - Alton G. Read, Household #114, 12-15 April 1901, Microfilm LAC Roll T-6445, Page 12, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [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.
  5. [S6620] 1891 Canada Census - John G. Read, Household #283, 1891, Microfilm LAC Roll T-6306, Page 60, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S6617] Alton G. Read & Edith L. Ward marriage, 22 December 1891, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. Microfilm F13660, Ref. B4/1891, Number 2636.
  7. [S6618] 1911 Canada Census - Alton G. Read, Household #36, 3 - 7 June 1911, Microfilm Page 3, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  8. [S6671] John Read On-line database, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada; , 1907.

Alton G. Read1

M, b. 25 July 1897
FatherAlton G. Read1 b. 31 Aug 1869, d. 1930
MotherEdith L. Ward1 b. 6 Nov 1871, d. 1958
Last Edited15 Feb 2012
Birth*Alton G. Read was born on 25 July 1897 in New Brunswick, Canada.1 
He was the son of Alton G. Read and Edith L. Ward.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlton G. Read was enumerated on the census of between 12 April 1901 and 15 April 1901 in the household of Alton G. Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAlton G. Read was enumerated on the census of between 3 June 1911 and 6 June 1911 in the household of Alton G. Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 

Citations

  1. [S6616] 1901 Canada Census - Alton G. Read, Household #114, 12-15 April 1901, Microfilm LAC Roll T-6445, Page 12, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  2. [S6618] 1911 Canada Census - Alton G. Read, Household #36, 3 - 7 June 1911, Microfilm Page 3, Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Amelia Read

F
FatherJames Read
MotherMary Ripley
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Amelia Read was the daughter of James Read and Mary Ripley

Family

William Smith
Child

Angus Archibald Read1

M, b. 20 December 1918, d. 1975
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read1 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower1 b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited31 Jan 2014
Birth*Angus Archibald Read was born on 20 December 1918 in Hardledge (Dorchester RR#3), Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the informant for this Late Registration of Birth was his mother, Lucinda May Tower, dated 7 September 1956, at Moncton, New Brunswick. Lucinda was living in Moncton at this time.1 
He was the son of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAngus Archibald 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.2 
Marriage*Angus Archibald Read married Hermance Read.3 
(Witness) MarriageAngus Archibald Read witnessed the marriage of Rupert Read and Dorothy Lillian McColgan on 17 July 1942 in the Parsonage, Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #41221. Rupert was a farmer, 21 years of age, bachelor, Baptist, living at Dorchester Cape, New Brunswick. Dorothy was a school teacher, 24 years of age, spinster, member of the United Church of Canada, living in Little Shemogue, Westmorland County.4 
Death*Angus Archibald Read died in 1975.3 

Family

Hermance Read

Citations

  1. [S8825] Angus Archibald Read, Microfilm F25350, Code 1918--802772 (7 Sept. 1956), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [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.
  3. [S8864] Sharon Reid, Family history records, Moncton, New Brunswick.
  4. [S8873] Rupert Murray Reid & Dorothy Lillian McColgan marriage, 17 July 1942, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F20027, Code B4/1942, Number 29671.

Ann Read

F, b. 1788, d. 1855
Last Edited25 Oct 2002
Name Variation Ann Read is also known as Patterson. 
Birth*She was born in 1788.1 
Marriage*She married John Patterson, son of John Patterson, on 24 December 1807.1 
Burial*Ann Read was buried in 1855 in Four Corners Cemetery, Upper Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
Death*She died in 1855.1 

Family

John Patterson b. 1787, d. 1873
Child

Citations

  1. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Ann Read1

F, b. circa 1788, d. 3 November 1853
FatherEliphalet Read1 b. 11 Jun 1758, d. 26 Jun 1819
MotherMargaret Converse1 b. c 1768, d. 24 Jan 1850
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Roger de Coigneries
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of Geoffrey IV Plantagenet
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited31 Aug 2003
Birth*Ann Read was born circa 1788.1 
She was the daughter of Eliphalet Read and Margaret Converse.1 
Death*Ann Read died on 3 November 1853.1 

Citations

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

Ann Read1

F, b. circa 1835
FatherGeorge Read1 b. c 1799, d. 14 May 1888
MotherSarah Richardson1 b. c 1804, d. 21 Apr 1862
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Last Edited23 Jun 2004
Birth*Ann Read was born circa 1835.1 
She was the daughter of George Read and Sarah Richardson.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdAnn 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.

Ann Read1

F, b. 23 March 1695
FatherIsrael Read1 b. Mar 1657, d. 17 Nov 1732
MotherRebecca Ruggells1 d. 14 Mar 1735
Relationship6th great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited17 Apr 2007
Birth*Ann Read was born on 23 March 1695.1 
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.

Arlotta Letitia Read1

F, b. 1839, d. 1912
FatherEphraim Read1 b. 1812, d. 3 Mar 1865
MotherRosara Chappell1 b. 1811, d. 4 Aug 1884
Relationship2nd cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited21 Feb 2013
Birth*Arlotta Letitia Read was born in 1839 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
She was the daughter of Ephraim Read and Rosara Chappell.1 
Marriage*Arlotta Letitia Read married William MacGregor.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdArlotta Letitia Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of William MacGregor in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with William (age 45) were his wife Arlotta Read (age 41), their children Rosarah (age 18), Rosalind/Roselen (age 17), Eliza/Bertha (age 16), Dora (age 13), Theresa (age 11), Etta/Ettie (age 9), William (age 6), Whitmore (age 3) and Viola/Vie (age 1). William was a farmer, Rosarah was a dress maker. The family religion was Presbyterian.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdArlotta Letitia Read was enumerated on the census of 9 April 1891 in the household of William MacGregor in Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with William (age 55) were his wife Arlotta Read (age 51), their children Etta (age 18), Whitmore (age 13), Ella Violet (age 11), and Lemuel (age 9). William was a farmer, Etta was a school teacher. The family religion was Presbyterian. [Note: Arlotta's birthplace and that of her parents was incorrectly recorded as Nova Scotia. She was actually born in Prince Edward Island, her parents in New Brunswick.]3
Living*Arlotta Letitia Read was living in 1902 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.4 
Census HeadHousehold*She was head of the household in the census of 1911 in Fitzroy St., Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with widowed Arlotta (Read) MacGregor (age 79) were her grandsons Ivan (age 11) and William (age 9), sons of Whitmore MacGregor and Annie MacLean.5
1911 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Arlotta (Read) MacGregor and her grandsons Ivan and William, sons of Whitmore MacGregor.
Death*She died in 1912 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40551,-63.77751.
Inscription: William MacGregor / 1836 - 1901 / His Wife / Arlotta Read / 1839 - 1912 / MACGREGOR.6
Tombstone, William MacGregor (1836-1901), his wife Arlotta Read (1839-1912). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

William MacGregor b. 1836, d. circa 26 May 1901
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S7995] 1881 Canada Census, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of William MacGregor household #87, 1881, digital copy of original image LAC microfilm C-13162, page 21, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S7996] 1891 Canada Census, Lot 9, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of William MacGregor household #19, 1891, digital copy of original image LAC microfilm T-6383, page 19, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S8009] Death of Capt. Thomas Whittemore Read, Agriculturist, Summerside, 31 May 1902, page 5, col. 1. Hereinafter cited as Agriculturist.
  5. [S8004] 1911 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Arlotta (Read) MacGregor household #150, 1911, digital copy of original image LAC microfilm T-20326 to T-20460, page 14, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S6278] Cemetery Marker - Arlotta Read, William MacGregor & Arlotta Read Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.
  7. [S866] Doris Muncey Haslam, The Wrights of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, a Loyalist Family, 2 vols (Summerside, Prince Edward Island: privately published, 1978), vol. 1, p. 203. Hereinafter cited as The Wrights of Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, a Loyalist Family.
  8. [S7997] British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986, on-line transcription British Columbia Archives Film B13193, LDS Film Number 2032477, Digital Folder Number 004437854, Image Number 02278, Registration Number 004246 (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLRF-JDF : accessed 19 Feb 2013), Whitemore Read Macgregor, 1947), Church of Latter Day Saints, www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.. Hereinafter cited as British Columbia Death Registrations.

Arvilla Mason Read1

F, b. 9 July 1917, d. 15 December 2004
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read1 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower1 b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Birth*Arvilla Mason Read was born on 9 July 1917 in Johnson's Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the informant for her Late Registration of Birth was her mother, Lucinda May (Tower) Read (recorded here as Reid), of Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, dated 4 August 1947 at Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
She was the daughter of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdArvilla Mason 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.2 
Name-ComArvilla Mason Read is commonly known as Arvilla Reid in 1938; this spelling of her surname was recorded as Reid on the Official Notice of Marriage.3 
Marriage*She married Beverly James Wood, son of Mary Belle Brown, on 1 February 1938 in United Church Parsonage, Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #29383. Beverly was a farmer, bachelor, 22 years of age, Baptist, living at Wood Point, Westmorland County. Arvilla was a "girl at home", spinster, 20 years of age, Baptist, living at Dorchester Cape.3 
Death*Arvilla Mason Read died on 15 December 2004 in Drew Nursing Home, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, at age 87.4 
Burial*She was buried in Westcock Cemetery, Westcock, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.4 

Family

Beverly James Wood b. 27 May 1915

Citations

  1. [S8857] Arvilla Mason Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F24972, Code 1917--802590 (filed 4 August 1947), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [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.
  3. [S8872] Beverly J. Wood & Arvilla M. Reid marriage, 1 February 1928, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F20009, Code B4/1928, Number 10595.
  4. [S8864] Sharon Reid, Family history records, Moncton, New Brunswick.

Beatrice Lefurgey Read1

F, b. 1885, d. 1889
FatherThomas Whittemore Read2 b. 26 Jan 1857, d. 29 May 1902
MotherElvira Davidson2 b. 9 Jun 1855, d. 1933
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Dec 2011
Name-ComBeatrice Lefurgey Read is commonly known as Beatrice.2 
Birth*She was born in 1885 in residence, Wilmot, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,2 
She was the daughter of Thomas Whittemore Read and Elvira Davidson.2 
BaptismBeatrice Lefurgey Read was baptized on 12 July 1887 in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.39397,-63.79075; the officating clergyman was C. F. Lowe.1 
Death*She died in 1889.2 
Burial*She 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.2
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.

Citations

  1. [S6258] Baptism Record - Beatrice Lefurgey Read, St. Mary's Anglican Church, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 1, Page 81. Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record - Beatrice Lefurgey Read.
  2. [S6257] Cemetery Marker - Joseph Read, Joseph Read & Sarah Carruthers Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.

Benjamin Read

M, b. circa 1777, d. 1868
FatherEliphalet Read b. 6 Oct 1730, d. bt 1804 - 1805
MotherSarah Bucklin of Providence b. 25 May 1737, d. a 1811
Relationship4th great-granduncle of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited10 Feb 2012
Birth*Benjamin Read was born circa 1777 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1,2 
He was the son of Eliphalet Read and Sarah Bucklin of Providence
Marriage*Benjamin Read married first Mary Easty.3 
Marriage*Benjamin Read married second Rebecca Allen in 1811.4 
Death*Benjamin Read died in 1868.1 

Family 1

Rebecca Allen
Children

Family 2

Mary Easty

Citations

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

Benjamin Read1

M, b. 8 November 1743
FatherJoseph Read1 b. 19 Aug 1692, d. 1760
MotherHannah Healey1
Relationship5th great-granduncle of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited17 Apr 2007
Birth*Benjamin Read was born on 8 November 1743.1 
He was the son 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.

Benjamin Read1

M
FatherBenjamin Read1 b. c 1777, d. 1868
MotherRebecca Allen1
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited8 Nov 2011
Benjamin Read was the son of Benjamin Read and Rebecca Allen.1 

Citations

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

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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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
Relationship5th great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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, 46.39397,-63.79075; 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
Relationship2nd great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
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
Relationship2nd great-granduncle of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
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
Relationship2nd cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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
Relationship1st cousin 5 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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
Relationship7th great-granduncle of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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.