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-Birth DateAn 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 George William Wood and 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. a 9 Jun 1804
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).

Bertha Maud Read1

F, b. 28 February 1878, d. 10 December 1947
FatherWilliam LeBaron Read1 b. 17 Apr 1838, d. 5 Jul 1905
MotherMary Jane Lund1 b. 18 Aug 1847, d. 5 Feb 1925
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited24 Apr 2015
Name-ComBertha Maud Read is commonly known as Maud.2 
Name-ComShe is commonly known as Maud Read.3,4 
Birth*She was born on 28 February 1878 in Cookville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the informant for her Late Registration of Birth was her cousin, David A. Lund, of Winnipeg, Manitoba. The registration was declared in Winnipeg, 17 March 1943, and filed 25 March 1943. Her birth year was recorded as 1880 in the 1911 Census.1,5 
She was the daughter of William LeBaron Read and Mary Jane Lund.1 
Name-ComBertha Maud Read is commonly known as Bertha Read in 1881.6 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdShe was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of William LeBaron Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; included in the household with Lebaron (age 42) were his wife Mary Lund (age 34), their children John (age 10) and Bertha (age 3). Lebaron was a carpenter. The family religion was Baptist.6 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBertha Maud Read was enumerated on the census of 15 April 1891 in the household of William LeBaron Read in Wallace, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada; included in the household with William (age 54) were his wife Mary Jane Lund (age 45), their children Bertha Maud (age 13) and Ellen May (age 7). William was a house builder. The family religion was Baptist.7 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBertha Maud Read was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of William LeBaron Read in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; included in the household with William (age 62) were his wife Mary Jane Lund (age 53), their daughter Maud (age 23). William was a carpenter. The family religion was Baptist.5 
Marriage*Bertha Maud Read married George Henry McCarthy, son of William McCarthy and Marion, on 25 June 1902 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.3
Wedding photo, George Henry McCarthy & Bertha Maud Read. Photo courtesy of Moira McCarthy.
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBertha Maud Read was enumerated on the census of 1906 in the household of George Henry McCarthy in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; included in the household with George (age 32) were his wife Maud Read (age 27), their daughter Grace (age 3).2 
Family PhotoShe is included in a group portrait, circa 1907 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.3
Bertha Maud Read & George Henry McCarthy with their firstborn, Grace Eveleen. Photo courtesy of Moira McCarthy.
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBertha Maud Read was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of George Henry McCarthy in 261 Patrick St., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; included in the household with George (age 35) were his wife Maud Read (age 31), their children Grace (age 8) and Fannie (age 2).8 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBertha Maud Read was enumerated on the census of 1916 in the household of George Henry McCarthy in Winnipeg Centre, Manitoba, Canada; included in the household with George (age 42) were his wife Maud Read (age 36), their children Grace (age 13) and Frances (age 7).9 
Family Photo*She is included in a group portrait in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.3
George Henry McCarthy & Bertha Maud Read, date unknown. Photo courtesy of Moira McCarthy.
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdBertha Maud Read was enumerated on the census of 1921 in the household of George Henry McCarthy in 261 Patrick St., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; included in the household with George (age 46) were his wife Maud Read (age 40), their children Grace (age 17), Frances (age 12) and Brian (age 3).4 
Death*Bertha Maud Read died on 10 December 1947 in Valois, Québec, Canada, at age 69.3 
Burial*She was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.3 

Family

George Henry McCarthy b. 29 January 1874, d. 27 March 1938
Children

Citations

  1. [S9957] Bertha Maud Read, Late Registration of Birth PANB microfilm F18765, Code 1878-R-4 (filed 25 March 1943), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [S9980] 1906 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, of George H. McCarthy household #484, 1906, Microfilm image LAC Microfilm T-18353 to T-18363, Page 75, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S9956] Correspondence with personal communication Moira McCarthy (unknown informant address). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  4. [S9977] 1921 Canada Census, Winnipeg, Manitoba, household of George McCarthy, 1921, digital copy of original document Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 29, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Page Number 8, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  5. [S9984] 1901 Canada Census of Winnipeg, Manitoba, of William L. Read household #42, 1901, Microfilm image LAC Microfilm T-6428 to T-6556, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S9982] 1881 Canada Census of Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, of Lebaron Read household #336, 1881, Microfilm image LAC Microfilm C_13183, Page 74, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S9983] 1891 Canada Census of Wallace, Selkirk, Manitoba, of William Read household #126, 15 April, 1891, Microfilm image LAC Microfilm T-6296, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  8. [S9979] 1911 Canada Census, Winnipeg, Manitoba, of George McCarthy household #243, 1911, digital copy of original document Reference Number RG 31-C-1, LAC microfilms T-20326 to T-20460, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  9. [S9978] 1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, of George H. McCarthy household #147, 1916, Microfilm image LAC Microfilm T-21932, Page 12, Family No. 147, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.

Bessam Read1

M, b. 16 May 1873, d. 23 May 1873
FatherWilliam LeBaron Read1 b. 17 Apr 1838, d. 5 Jul 1905
MotherMary Jane Lund1 b. 18 Aug 1847, d. 5 Feb 1925
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited7 Apr 2015
Birth*Bessam Read was born on 16 May 1873 in Cookville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 
He was the son of William LeBaron Read and Mary Jane Lund.1 
Death*Bessam Read died on 23 May 1873.1 
Burial*He was buried in Cookville Cemetery, Cookville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 

Citations

  1. [S9956] Correspondence with personal communication Moira McCarthy (unknown informant address). 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. 1598, 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.

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
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
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, 46.39454,-63.78915; 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
Relationship2nd cousin 4 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-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
Relationship5th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
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
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
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
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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).

Deborah Gail Read1

F, b. 11 November 1957, d. 29 December 1983
FatherRuben Weldon Read1 b. 6 Jul 1918, d. 24 Dec 1974
Relationship6th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
Last Edited19 Jun 2014
Name-ComDeborah Gail Read is commonly known as Debbie Read.1 
Birth*She was born on 11 November 1957 in Alberta, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Ruben Weldon Read.1 
Biographical Note* Debbie married twice.1 
Marriage*Deborah Gail Read married second John Mills.1 
Death*Deborah Gail Read died on 29 December 1983 in Alberta, Canada, at age 26; Debbie and John "Jack" died in an auto accident.1 

Family

John Mills d. 29 December 1983

Citations

  1. [S8864] Sharon Reid, Family history records, Moncton, New Brunswick.

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
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 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
Relationship2nd cousin 4 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants 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-Birth DateAn 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 Thomas Hooper & Margaret Poole
Descendants of Richard Robins & unknown Peton
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
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*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 Edward Converse & Sarah Smith
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
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
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
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
Relationship1st cousin 4 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
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
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited22 Apr 2015
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 
Census HeadHousehold*Elbert James Read was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Fortune Cove, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Elbert (age 39) were his wife Geraldine Sweet (age 35) and their daughter Frances (age 10). Elbert was a farmer.5 
Death*He 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. [S9972] 1921 Canada Census, Fortune Cove, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, household of Elbert Read, 1921, digital copy of original document Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 104, Fortune Cove, Prince Edward Island, Page Number 1, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [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. a 9 Jun 1804
MotherSarah Bucklin of Providence b. 25 May 1737, d. a 1811
Relationship4th great-grandfather of David Arthur Walker
ChartsAncestors of David Arthur Walker (#1)
Ancestors of David Arthur Walker (#2)
Descendants 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 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. after 9 June 1804
FatherJoseph Read2 b. 19 Aug 1692, d. 1760
MotherHannah Healey2
Relationship5th great-grandfather of David Arthur Walker
ChartsAncestors of David Arthur Walker
Descendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited22 Apr 2015
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 14 May 1757 in Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts.4 
AltMarrAn alternate marriage date and place are on 2 June 1757 in Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island.3,5 
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.6 
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.7 
Will*He left a will on 9 June 1804 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick
Death*He died after 9 June 1804 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. [S9973] Eliphalet Read & Sarah Bucklin, (14 May 1757), Marriage record, Massachusetts Marriages 1695-1910 , LDS Indexing Project (Batch) Number M50002-1, GS Film Number 0982348 IT. Hereinafter cited as Marriage record.
  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). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.
  6. [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.
  7. [S5971] Eliphalet Read, 1770 Published transcription, http://www.ancestry.ca, Sackville, Nova Scotia Ancestry.ca.

Eliza Read1

F
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 Edited16 Aug 2011
Eliza Read was the daughter 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).