John Read

M, b. 29 August 1640, d. 26 March 1676
FatherJohn Read b. 1598, d. 7 Sep 1685
MotherSarah Lessie 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 Edited3 Apr 2015
Birth*John Read was born on 29 August 1640 in Braintree, Massachusetts.1 
He was the son of John Read and Sarah Lessie
Marriage*John Read married Rachel before 1669. 
Death*John Read died on 26 March 1676 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 35; John was killed by Indians at Pierces Fight during King Philip's War.2 
Burial*He was buried in April 1676 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts.3 

Family

Rachel d. 12 October 1710
Child

Citations

  1. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.
  2. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.
  3. [S2341] NEHGS, "Deaths, Plymouth Colony Records", New England Historical & Genealogical Register 1855, Vol. 9 9 (1855): Page 317. Hereinafter cited as "Deaths, Plymouth Colony Records."

John Read1

M, b. 22 April 1686
FatherIsrael Read1 b. Mar 1657, d. 17 Nov 1732
MotherRebecca Ruggells1 d. 14 Mar 1735
Relationship6th 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*John Read was born on 22 April 1686.1 
He was the son 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.

John Read1

M, b. circa 1864, d. 1950
FatherJohn Gideon Read1 b. 27 Feb 1826, d. 1907
MotherMary Jane Tower1 d. 1912
Last Edited26 Feb 2012
Birth*John Read was born circa 1864 in New Brunswick, Canada.1 
He was the son of John Gideon Read and Mary Jane Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJohn Read was enumerated on the census of 1871 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJohn Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of John Gideon Read in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 
Marriage*John Read married 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.3 
Death*John Read died in 1950.4 
Burial*He was buried in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.4 

Family

Phoebe Annie Ward b. 1871, d. 1929
Child

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. [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.
  3. [S6672] John Read & Phoebe Ward marriage, 30 July 1890, unknown repository, unknown repository address. PANB Film F13657, Ref. B4/1890, Number 2577.
  4. [S6671] John Read On-line database, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada; , 1907.
  5. [S6673] Roland Rockwell Read, Microfilm image PANB Film F18781, Code 1891-R-10, file 1891-R10 (filed 12 October 1944), unknown repository, unknown repository address.

John Ainsworth Read1

M, b. 11 October 1905
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read1 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower1 b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited31 Jan 2014
Name-ComJohn Ainsworth Read is commonly known as Ainsworth Read.2 
Birth*He was born on 11 October 1905 in Johnson's Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the informant for this Registration of Birth was his brother Kenneth, dated 12 Sept. 1927 at Moncton, New Brunswick.1 
He was the son of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJohn Ainsworth Read was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJohn Ainsworth 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*John Ainsworth Read married Ida May Buck, daughter of Willard Buck and Edith Cole, on 8 June 1927 in Study, Highfield St. Baptist Church, Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #8513. John was a farmer, bachelor, 21 years of age, Baptist, living in Dorchester, Westmorland County. Ida May was a housekeeper, spinster, 18 years of age, Baptist, living in Dorchester Cape, Westmorland County.4 
Name-ComJohn Ainsworth Read is commonly known as John Read in 1972.5 
Burial*He was buried in Dorchester Cape Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.6 

Family

Ida May Buck b. 6 September 1909

Citations

  1. [S6611] John Ainsworth Read, Microfilm F20738, Code 1905-802199 (filed 12 Sept. 1927), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [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.
  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.
  4. [S8876] John Ainsworth Read & Ida May Buck marriage, 8 June 1927, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F19691, Code B4/1927, Number 1977.
  5. [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.
  6. [S8864] Sharon Reid, Family history records, Moncton, New Brunswick.

John Earl Read1

M, b. 14 April 1910, d. 29 March 1985
Hazel Nelson Embree & John Earl Read. Photo courtesy of George Read.
FatherCaptain John Lefurgey Read1 b. 15 Oct 1878, d. 29 Jun 1950
MotherNellie Davidson Hillson1 b. 14 Apr 1880, d. 29 Nov 1974
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited18 Aug 2014
Name-ComJohn Earl Read is commonly known as Jack.1 
Birth*He was born on 14 April 1910 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Captain John Lefurgey Read and Nellie Davidson Hillson.1 
Marriage*John Earl Read married Hazel Nelson Embree, daughter of John Blair Embree and Mary Nelson, on 1 January 1934 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Death*John Earl Read died on 29 March 1985 in Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at age 74.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40540,-63.77547.
Inscription: READ / John Earl Read / April 14, 1910 - March 29, 1986 / His Wife / Hazel Nelson Embree / Aug. 10, 1913 - Jan. 1, 1982 / Always an Angel.2
Tombstone, John Earl Read (1910-1986), his wife Hazel Nelson Embree (1913-1982). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Hazel Nelson Embree b. 10 August 1913, d. 1 January 1982

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6282] Cemetery Marker - John Earl Read, John Earl Read & Hazel Nelson Embree Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 22 August 2011.

John Gideon Read1

M, b. 27 February 1826, d. 1907
FatherCaleb Read
MotherMartha Cole2 b. c 1806, d. 19 Jul 1890
Last Edited26 Feb 2012
Birth*John Gideon Read was born on 27 February 1826 in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.3,4,5 
He was the son of Caleb Read and Martha Cole.2 
Marriage*John Gideon Read married Mary Jane Tower.1 
Census HeadHouseholdJohn Gideon Read was head of the household in the census of 1861 in Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.6 
Occupation*He was a farmer, as declared on the birth registration of his son Alpheus. in 1867 in Upper Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
Census HeadHousehold*He was head of the household in the census of 1871 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.7 
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1881 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.3 
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1891 in Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.8 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe 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.9 
Death*John Gideon Read died in 1907 in New Brunswick, Canada.10 
Burial*He was buried in Rockport, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.10 

Family

Mary Jane Tower d. 1912
Children

Citations

  1. [S6604] Alpheus P. Read, Microfilm F18759, Code 1867-R-4 (1867), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [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.
  3. [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.
  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. [S6670] Unknown compiler, online http://trees.ancestry.ca/tree/16871838/person/929380877. (unknown location).
  6. [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.
  7. [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.
  8. [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.
  9. [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.
  10. [S6671] John Read On-line database, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada; , 1907.

Captain John Lefurgey Read1

M, b. 15 October 1878, d. 29 June 1950
Capt. John Lefurgey Read (1878-1950). Portrait by Lorne Read, courtesy of George Read.
FatherJoseph Read1 b. 31 Oct 1849, d. 6 Apr 1919
MotherSarah Jane Carruthers1 b. 2 Jul 1857, d. 5 Mar 1915
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited17 Dec 2011
Birth*Captain John Lefurgey Read was born on 15 October 1878 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
He was the son of Joseph Read and Sarah Jane Carruthers.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCaptain John Lefurgey Read was enumerated on the census of 13 April 1891 in the household of Joseph Read in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 41) were his wife Sarah Carruthers (age 40), sons John (age 12) and George (age 10), and nephew Ephraim (age 21). There was also an unrelated lodger, William MacGregor (age 16). Joseph was a merchant. The family religion was Secularist.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdCaptain John Lefurgey Read was enumerated on the census of 3 April 1901 in the household of Joseph Read in Lot 25, Summerside, Prince County, British Columbia, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 51) were his wife Sarah Carruthers (age 49), sons John (age 22) and George (age 21), Sarah's brother Thomas (age 63), and Warren Wood (age 20), a domestic/farm labourer. Joseph and John were Sea Captains, Thomas a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.3
Marriage*Captain John Lefurgey Read married Nellie Davidson Hillson, daughter of Soloman Hillson and Adaliza Davidson, on 19 June 1901 in the Hillson homestead, Wilmot, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Death*Captain John Lefurgey Read died on 29 June 1950 in Prince County Hospital, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.418658,-63.777325, at age 71.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40541,-63.77754.
Inscription: In Loving Memory / John Lefurgey Read / 1878 - 1950 / His Wife / Nellie Davidson Hillson / 1880 - 1974.4
Tombstone, John Lefurgey Read (1878-1950), his wife Nellie Davidson Hillson (1880-1974). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Inscription detail.

Family

Nellie Davidson Hillson b. 14 April 1880, d. 29 November 1974
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6266] 1891 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Roll T-6382, Page 22-23, Family #112.
  3. [S6269] 3 April 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 7, Family #67.
  4. [S6263] Cemetery Marker - John Lefurgey Read, John Lefurgey Read & Nellie Hillson Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.
  5. [S6259] Baptism Record - Sarah Josephine Read, United Church, Tryon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 2, Page 13-14 (also recorded at Bedeque United Church, Book 2, Page 10). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record - Sarah Josephine Read.

John William Read1

M, b. 6 August 1869, d. 3 July 1938
John 'Jack' Read. Photo courtesy of Moira McCarthy.
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-ComJohn William Read is commonly known as Jack Read.1 
Birth*He was born on 6 August 1869 in New Brunswick, Canada.1 
He was the son of William LeBaron Read and Mary Jane Lund.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJohn William Read 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.2 
(Witness) MovedJohn William Read moved with William LeBaron Read to Manitoba, Canada, in 1882.1 
Marriage*John William Read married Rhoda Parkin.1 
Death*John William Read died on 3 July 1938 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, at age 68.1 
Burial*He was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.1 

Family

Rhoda Parkin

Citations

  1. [S9956] Correspondence with personal communication Moira McCarthy (unknown informant address). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [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.

Jonas 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 Edited16 Aug 2011
Jonas 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).

Joseph Read

M
ChartsDescendants of Silas Tito
Last Edited22 Apr 2015
Marriage*Joseph Read married Hannah Titus, daughter of John Titus and Hannah, on 6 December 1727; They were married by Rev. David Turner.1 

Family

Hannah Titus b. 27 October 1701, d. 11 February 1764

Citations

  1. [S1005] William R. Arthurs, word processor file, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Joseph Read1

M, b. 19 August 1692, d. 1760
FatherIsrael Read b. Mar 1657, d. 17 Nov 1732
MotherRebecca Ruggells d. 14 Mar 1735
Relationship6th 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 Edited14 Feb 2012
Birth*Joseph Read was born on 19 August 1692 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.2 
He was the son of Israel Read and Rebecca Ruggells
Marriage*Joseph Read married Hannah Healey on 16 December 1727 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.3,1 
Death*Joseph Read died in 1760.3 

Family

Hannah Healey
Children

Citations

  1. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.
  2. [S2575] Jacob Whittemore Reed, compiler, History of the Reed Family in Europe and America (Boston: John Wilson & Son (Reprinted by Higginson Book Company), 1861). Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.
  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), p. 243. Hereinafter cited as History of the Reed Family in Europe and America.

Joseph Read1

M, b. 1733
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*Joseph Read was born in 1733; Joseph died without issue.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.

Joseph Read1

M, b. 1775, d. 1832
FatherEliphalet Read1 b. 6 Oct 1730, d. a 9 Jun 1804
MotherSarah Bucklin of Providence1 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 Edited16 Aug 2011
Birth*Joseph Read was born in 1775.2 
He was the son of Eliphalet Read and Sarah Bucklin of Providence.1 
Marriage*Joseph Read married Hanna.2 
Death*Joseph Read died in 1832.2 

Family

Hanna

Citations

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

Joseph Read1

M, b. 31 October 1849, d. 6 April 1919
Joseph Read (1849-1919). Photo 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 Edited9 Apr 2013
Birth*Joseph Read was born on 31 October 1849 in Read's Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of Ephraim Read and Rosara Chappell.1 
Marriage*Joseph Read married Sarah Jane Carruthers, daughter of Samuel Carruthers and Sophia Muttart, 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.2
Marriage record, Joseph Read & Sarah Carruthers, 27 September 1877.
Census HeadHousehold*Joseph Read was head of the household in the census of 13 April 1891 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 41) were his wife Sarah Carruthers (age 40), sons John (age 12) and George (age 10), and nephew Ephraim (age 21). There was also an unrelated lodger, William MacGregor (age 16). Joseph was a merchant. The family religion was Secularist.3
1891 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Joseph Read, his wife Sarah Carruthers, their sons John and George, nephew Ephraim and an unrelated lodger.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 3 April 1901 in Lot 25, Summerside, Prince County, British Columbia, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 51) were his wife Sarah Carruthers (age 49), sons John (age 22) and George (age 21), Sarah's brother Thomas (age 63), and Warren Wood (age 20), a domestic/farm labourer. Joseph and John were Sea Captains, Thomas a farmer. The family religion was Presbyterian.4
1901 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Joseph Read, his wife Sarah Carruthers, their sons John and George, Sarah's older brother Thomas and an unrelated lodger.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1911 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 62) were his wife Sarah Carruthers (age 60), two unrelated boarders, and Sadie Read (age 5), also listed as a boarder, but who is actually a niece, daughter of John Lefurgey Read. Joseph's religion was listed as Universalist, while Sarah was Presbyterian. Sadie was also recorded as Universalist.5
1911 Canada Census, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island. Household of Joseph Read, his wife Sarah Carruthers, and three boarders including a Sadie Read, age 5.
Death*He died on 6 April 1919 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, at age 69.1 
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.6
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

Sarah Jane Carruthers b. 2 July 1857, d. 5 March 1915
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [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.
  3. [S6266] 1891 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Roll T-6382, Page 22-23, Family #112.
  4. [S6269] 3 April 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 7, Family #67.
  5. [S6270] 1911 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 2, Family #12.
  6. [S6257] Cemetery Marker - Joseph Read, Joseph Read & Sarah Carruthers Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.

Joseph Read1

M, b. circa 1856
FatherJohn Gideon Read1 b. 27 Feb 1826, d. 1907
MotherMary Jane Tower1 d. 1912
Last Edited15 Feb 2012
Birth*Joseph Read was born circa 1856 in U.S.A.1 
He was the son of John Gideon Read and Mary Jane Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJoseph Read was enumerated on the census of 1861 in the household of John Gideon Read in Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJoseph 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 HeadHouseholdJoseph 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.

Joseph Edgar Read1

M, b. 10 May 1870, d. 18 July 1937
Joseph Read, 1894. Photo courtesy of Jean (MacKay) MacAusland.
FatherDavid Purrington Read1 b. 5 Jul 1845, d. 5 Jun 1918
MotherEmma Gordon Bishop1 b. 4 Jul 1849, d. 12 Sep 1930
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited3 Mar 2014
Name-ComJoseph Edgar Read is commonly known as Joseph.2 
Birth*He was born on 10 May 1870 in Reads Corner, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.1 
He was the son of David Purrington Read and Emma Gordon Bishop.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdJoseph Edgar Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of David Purrington Read in Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with David (age 37) were his wife Emma Bishop (age 29), children Joseph (age 10), Jane (age 7), Elytha (age 5), Balfour (age 2) and Emeline (7 months). David Was a farmer. The family religion was Methodist.2
Marriage*Joseph Edgar Read married Harriet Wortman, daughter of Samuel Wortman and Catherine Steeves, on 19 November 1889.1 
(Witness) Group PhotoJoseph Edgar Read was included in a group photograph with David Purrington Read , 1894.3
Census HeadHousehold*Joseph Edgar Read was head of the household in the census of between 8 April 1901 and 10 April 1901 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.4
1901 Canada Census, Nelson, British Columbia. Household of Joseph Edgar Read, his wife Hattie, their unnamed newborn, and Hattie's sister Ella.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 22 June 1911 in Erie, British Columbia, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 41) were his wife Hattie Wortman (age 35), their sons Alfred (age 4) and Royal (age 3), and an unrelated boarder named May Curwin (age 22), a school teacher. Joseph was a grocer. The family religion was Baptist.5
1911 Canada Census, Erie, British Columbia. Household of Joseph Edgar Read, his wife Harriet 'Hattie' Wortman, their sons Alfred and Royal, and an unrelated boarder.
Census HeadHouseholdHe was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Salmo, Kootenay West, British Columbia, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 51) were his wife Hattie Wortman (age 45), their children Royal Verne (age 12), Georgie Donalda (age 9) & Harold Douglas (age 7). Joseph was a storekeeper. Their children were in school. The family religion was Baptist.6
1921 Canada Census, Salmo, Kootenay West, British Columbia. Household of Joseph Edgar Read, his wife Hattie Wortman, their children Royal Verne, Georgie Donalda and Harold Douglas.. Census image courtesy of Library & Archives Canada.
Death*He died on 18 July 1937 in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, at age 67.1 

Family

Harriet Wortman b. 27 August 1875, d. 21 March 1949
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. [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.
  5. [S8241] 1911 Canada Census, Erie, British Columbia, of Joseph E. Read household #142, 22-23 June 1911, on-line digitial copy from microfilm LAC reels T-20326 to T-20460, page 9, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S9083] 1921 Canada Census, Salmo, Kootenay West, British Columbia, of Joseph E. Read Household #144, 1921, Microfilm LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 15, Page 9, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  7. [S8242] Correspondence with Nancy Read (unknown informant address). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Joshua Read1

M, b. 3 October 1699, d. 14 September 1722
FatherIsrael Read1 b. Mar 1657, d. 17 Nov 1732
MotherRebecca Ruggells1 d. 14 Mar 1735
Relationship6th great-granduncle of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited24 Apr 2013
Birth*Joshua Read was born on 3 October 1699.1 
He was the son of Israel Read and Rebecca Ruggells.1 
Death*Joshua Read died on 14 September 1722 at age 22.1 

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.

Joshua Read1

M, b. 1 July 1728
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*Joshua Read was born on 1 July 1728.1 
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.

Joshua Read1

M, b. 1783, d. 1846
FatherEliphalet Read1 b. 6 Oct 1730, d. a 9 Jun 1804
MotherSarah Bucklin of Providence1 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 Edited16 Aug 2011
Birth*Joshua Read was born in 1783 in Sackville, Cumberland County, New Brunswick.2,3 
He was the son of Eliphalet Read and Sarah Bucklin of Providence.1 
Death*Joshua Read died in 1846.3 

Citations

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

Joshua 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 Edited16 Apr 2013
Joshua 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).

Judith Read1

F, b. 8 April 1701
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*Judith Read was born on 8 April 1701.1 
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.

Kenneth Stephen Read1

M, b. 10 January 1907
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read2 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower2 b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Name-ComKenneth Stephen Read is commonly known as Kenneth Read.2 
Birth*He was born on 10 January 1907 in Johnson's Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2,1 
He was the son of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdKenneth Stephen Read was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdKenneth Stephen 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 
Name Variation As of 1927, Kenneth Stephen Read is also known as Kenneth Stephen Reid; his surname was spelled Reid on his Late Registration of Birth in 1927, and on the Official Notice of Marriage in 1936.1,4 
Marriage*He married Ella Leona Douglas, daughter of John Hazen Douglas and Ada Edith Brundage, on 12 August 1936 in 157 Queen St., Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; Kenneth was a farmer, bachelor, 29 years of age, United Baptist, living at Dorchester Cape, New Brunswick. Ella Leona was a house worker, spinster, 27 years of age, United Baptist, living in Dorchester, New Brunswick.4 

Family

Ella Leona Douglas b. circa 1909

Citations

  1. [S8853] Kenneth Stephen Read, digital copy of original Certificate of Registration of Birth PANB F21588, Code 1907--802624 (filed 9 September 1927), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [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.
  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.
  4. [S8878] Kenneth Stephen Reid & Ella Leona Douglas marriage, 12 August 1936, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F20004, Code B4/1936, Number 5339.

Kolles Read1

M, b. August 1905
FatherAlton G. Read1 b. 31 Aug 1869, d. 1930
MotherEdith L. Ward1 b. 6 Nov 1871, d. 1958
Last Edited15 Feb 2012
Birth*Kolles Read was born in August 1905 in New Brunswick, Canada.1 
He was the son of Alton G. Read and Edith L. Ward.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdKolles 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.1 

Citations

  1. [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.

Laura Anne Read1

F, d. 1991
Relationship6th cousin 1 time removed of David Arthur Walker
Last Edited17 Jun 2014
Death*Laura Anne Read died in 1991 in Maine, U.S.A..1 

Citations

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

Lester Read1

M, b. 21 August 1927, d. circa 1961
FatherEdmund Bert Read1 b. 30 Nov 1898, d. 20 Nov 1963
MotherEva Clara Patterson1 b. 4 Feb 1906
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time 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
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited30 Jan 2014
Birth*Lester Read was born on 21 August 1927.1 
He was the son of Edmund Bert Read and Eva Clara Patterson.1 
Death*Lester Read died circa 1961.1 

Citations

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

Lindsey Read1

M, b. August 1907
FatherAlton G. Read1 b. 31 Aug 1869, d. 1930
MotherEdith L. Ward1 b. 6 Nov 1871, d. 1958
Last Edited15 Feb 2012
Birth*Lindsey Read was born in August 1907 in New Brunswick, Canada.1 
He was the son of Alton G. Read and Edith L. Ward.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLindsey 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.1 

Citations

  1. [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.

Lorne Hiram Read1

M, b. 13 September 1887, d. 1953
FatherThomas Whittemore Read1 b. 26 Jan 1857, d. 29 May 1902
MotherElvira Davidson1 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 Edited18 Jan 2012
Name-ComLorne Hiram Read is commonly known as Lorne.2,3,4,5 
Birth*He was born on 13 September 1887 in Prince Edward Island.3 
He was the son of Thomas Whittemore Read and Elvira Davidson.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLorne Hiram Read was enumerated on the census of 15 April 1891 in the household of Thomas Whittemore Read in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Thomas Whittemore (age 34) were his wife Elvira Davidson (age 35) and their only surviving child, Lorne (age 3) - three children had died young. His occupation was recorded as Master Mariner (ship's captain). The family religion was Universalist.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLorne Hiram Read was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of Thomas Whittemore Read in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Thomas Whittemore (age 44) were his wife Elvira Davidson (age 45), their children, Lorne (age 13) and Marion (age 2). His occupation was recorded as Master Mariner (ship's captain). The family religion was Universalist.3
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdLorne Hiram Read was enumerated on the census of between 3 June 1911 and 4 June 1911 in the household of Elvira Davidson in Convent St., Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Elvira (age 55) were her son Lorne (age 23) and daughter Marion (age 12). Lorne was a photographer. The family religion was Methodist.4
Marriage*Lorne Hiram Read married Delia Jane Brown in 1916.1 
Death*Lorne Hiram Read died in 1953 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40548,-63.77744. 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.
Lorne and his wife have their own tombstone as well (the coordinates are for this stone). Inscription: READ / Lorne H. Read / 1888 - 1953 / His Wife / Delia Brown / 1891 - 1987.5,6
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.
Tombstone, Lorne Hiram Read (1888-1953), his wife Delia Brown (1891-1987). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Delia Jane Brown b. 1892, d. 29 November 1987

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6271] 1891 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Roll T-6382, Family #98.
  3. [S6272] 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 14, Family #135.
  4. [S6464] 3-4 June 1911 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 3, Family #26.
  5. [S6257] Cemetery Marker - Joseph Read, Joseph Read & Sarah Carruthers Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.
  6. [S6277] Cemetery Marker - Lorne Hiram Read, Lorne Hiram Read & Delia Brown Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.

Louisa Read

F, b. 1850, d. 1896
FatherJames Read
MotherMary Ripley
Last Edited16 Apr 2001
Birth*Louisa Read was born in 1850. 
She was the daughter of James Read and Mary Ripley
Death*Louisa Read died in 1896. 

Family

Joshua Holmes Smith b. 1847, d. 1898
Children

Louise Read1

F, b. circa 1870, d. 1956
FatherJames Chappell Read1 b. 1838, d. 1873
MotherJane Harrison1
Relationship3rd cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited17 Aug 2011
Birth*Louise Read was born circa 1870.1 
She was the daughter of James Chappell Read and Jane Harrison.1 
Marriage*Louise Read married Herbert Chesley Harrison on 30 December 1924 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.1 
Death*Louise Read died in 1956 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.1 

Family

Herbert Chesley Harrison

Citations

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

Lydia Read1

F, b. circa 1838
FatherWilliam Read1 b. 1791, d. 1867
MotherSally Palmer1 b. c 1795, d. 10 Oct 1842
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 Edited23 Jun 2004
Birth*Lydia Read was born circa 1838 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
She was the daughter of William Read and Sally Palmer.1 

Citations

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

Maggie Read1

F, b. August 1903
FatherAlton G. Read1 b. 31 Aug 1869, d. 1930
MotherEdith L. Ward1 b. 6 Nov 1871, d. 1958
Last Edited15 Feb 2012
Birth*Maggie Read was born in August 1903 in New Brunswick, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of Alton G. Read and Edith L. Ward.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMaggie 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.1 

Citations

  1. [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.

Margaret Read1

F, b. circa 1845
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 Edited23 Jun 2004
Birth*Margaret Read was born circa 1845 in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
She was the daughter of William Read and Mary Ann Bowser.1 

Citations

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

Marion Florence Read1

F, b. 6 March 1899, d. 21 June 1953
Marion Florence (Read) Oxenham (1899-1953). Photo courtesy of Leslie (Farnworth) Young.
FatherThomas Whittemore Read1 b. 26 Jan 1857, d. 29 May 1902
MotherElvira Davidson1 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 Edited15 Nov 2013
Name-ComMarion Florence Read is commonly known as Marion.2,3 
Birth*She was born on 6 March 1899 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
She was the daughter of Thomas Whittemore Read and Elvira Davidson.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMarion Florence Read was enumerated on the census of 1901 in the household of Thomas Whittemore Read in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Thomas Whittemore (age 44) were his wife Elvira Davidson (age 45), their children, Lorne (age 13) and Marion (age 2). His occupation was recorded as Master Mariner (ship's captain). The family religion was Universalist.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMarion Florence Read was enumerated on the census of between 3 June 1911 and 4 June 1911 in the household of Elvira Davidson in Convent St., Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Elvira (age 55) were her son Lorne (age 23) and daughter Marion (age 12). Lorne was a photographer. The family religion was Methodist.3
Marriage*Marion Florence Read married Arthur L. Oxenham, son of Thomas Oxenham and Sarah.1 
Death*Marion Florence Read died on 21 June 1953 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, at age 54.1,4 

Family

Arthur L. Oxenham b. 31 October 1887, d. 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6272] 1901 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 14, Family #135.
  3. [S6464] 3-4 June 1911 Microfilm, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Library & Archives Canada Page 3, Family #26.
  4. [S8639] Personal correspondence, with Leslie Young (Winnipeg, Manitoba). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Mary Read1

F, b. January 1652
FatherJohn Read1 b. 1598, d. 7 Sep 1685
MotherSarah Lessie1 b. 1614, d. 23 Apr 1702
Relationship7th great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Apr 2007
Birth*Mary Read was born in January 1652.1 
She was the daughter of John Read and Sarah Lessie.1 

Citations

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

Mary Read1

F, b. 4 August 1690
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*Mary Read was born on 4 August 1690.1 
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.

Mary Read1

F, b. 1823, d. 4 August 1895
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 Edited29 Aug 2012
Birth*Mary Read was born in 1823 in New Brunswick.2,3,4 
She was the daughter of Benjamin Read and Rebecca Allen.1 
Marriage*Mary Read married Joseph Bradshaw on 13 October 1841 in Prince County, Prince Edward Island; they were married by license, by the Lieutenant Governor, by Rev. Robt. Patterson, recorded 2 May 1843. Witnesses were George Shaw and William Meeks.5
Marriage Registration, Joseph Bradshaw and Mary Read.
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Read was enumerated on the census of 1881 in the household of Joseph Bradshaw in Lot 26, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 70) were his wife Mary (age 58), children Rebecca (age 29), Clarence (age 23), Winslow (age 21), Frederick (age 19), Alfred (age 17) and Mary Alberta (age 13). There was also a lodger, Charles Tufts, a mason. Joseph, Winslow Frederick and Alfred were farmers, Clarence a student.2
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Read was enumerated on the census of 1891 in the household of Joseph Bradshaw in Lot 26, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Joseph (age 80) were his wife Mary (age 68), children Rebecca (age 30, - 29 in 1881!), Winslow (age 29), Frederick (age 27), and Mary Alberta 'Bertie' (age 21). Joseph & Winslow were farmers, Frederick a student and Bertie a music teacher.3
Death*Mary Read died on 4 August 1895 in Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.1,4 
Burial*She was buried in United - Baptist Church Cemetery, Central Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.34227,-63.70289. Stone 41.
Inscription: Joseph Bradshaw / Died / Mar. 13, 1896 / Aged 85 Years / - / Mary Read / Wife of / Joseph Bradshaw / Died / Aug. 4, 1895 / Aged 72 Years / - / Blessed are the dead / who die in the Lord / BRADSHAW.
Left: Also / Their daughter / Mary Alberta / Bradshaw / Died / June 26, 1903 / Aged 31 years.4
Tombstone, Joseph Bradshaw (1811-1896), his wife Mary Read (1823-1895), their daughter Mary Alberta Bradshaw (1872-1903). United/Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Front inscription detail.
Left inscription detail.

Family

Joseph Bradshaw b. 1811, d. 13 March 1896
Children

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6806] 1881 Canada Census - Lot 26, Prince Edward Island, household of Joseph Bradshaw, 1881, digital image LAC Roll C_13162, Page 36, Family #137, Library & Archives Canada, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  3. [S6807] 1891 Canada Census - Lot 26, Prince Edward Island, household of Joseph Bradshaw, 1891, digital image LAC Roll T-6383, Page 28, Family #124, Library & Archives Canada, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  4. [S6797] Cemetery Marker, Joseph Bradshaw marker inscription; read by David A. Walker, 2012.
  5. [S6905] Unknown spouses' names, (13 October 1841), Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888 (1839-1844), Page 151, Image 77, Joseph Bradshaw & Mary Read , unknown manuscript info. Hereinafter cited as Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers.

Mary Read1

F, b. circa 1859
FatherJohn Gideon Read1 b. 27 Feb 1826, d. 1907
MotherMary Jane Tower1 d. 1912
Last Edited15 Feb 2012
Birth*Mary Read was born circa 1859 in U.S.A.1 
She was the daughter of John Gideon Read and Mary Jane Tower.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Read was enumerated on the census of 1861 in the household of John Gideon Read in Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary 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 HeadHouseholdMary 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.

Mary Alice Read1

F, b. June 1875, d. 23 November 1878
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*Mary Alice Read was born in June 1875 in Cookville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.1 
She was the daughter of William LeBaron Read and Mary Jane Lund.1 
Death*Mary Alice Read died on 23 November 1878 at age 3; cause of death was diptheria.1 
Burial*She 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).

Mary E. Read

F
Last Edited16 Apr 2001

Family

Roland MacMahon
Child

Mary Faustina Read1

F, b. 4 May 1903
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read2 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Name-ComMary Faustina Read is commonly known as Mary Read.2 
Birth*She was born on 4 May 1903 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 Reade), of Bridgedale, Albert County, New Brunswick, dated 24 October 1962 at Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick.1 
She was the daughter of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.2 
Alt-Birth DateAn alternate birth date is in May 1902 in New Brunswick, Canada.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Faustina Read was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary Faustina 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*Mary Faustina Read married Gordon Herbert Babcock, son of Silas Babcock and Eunice Tower, on 28 December 1922 in clergyman's residence, Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license. Gordon Herbert Babcock was a farmer, bachelor, 24 years of age, Baptist, living in Johnsons Mills. Mary Faustina Read was a spinster, 19 years of age, Baptist, living in Johnsons Mills.4 
Name Variation As of 1962, Mary Faustina Read is also known as Mary Faustina Reade; this spelling of her surname was recorded on her Late Registration of Birth, as witnessed by her mother, who also signed her name as Lucinda Reade.1 

Family

Gordon Herbert Babcock b. circa 1898

Citations

  1. [S8854] Mary Faustina Read, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F18906, Code 1903--801919 (filed 24 October 1962), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  2. [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.
  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.
  4. [S8855] Gordon Herbert Babcock & Mary Faustina Read marriage, 28 December 1922, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F19682, Code B4/1922, Number 3123.

Mary J . Read1,2

F, b. 4 April 1879, d. 25 August 1933
FatherJames Johnson Read b. 21 Jan 1843, d. 6 Aug 1921
MotherSarah Ann Bowser b. 1861, d. 16 Apr 1879
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith (#1)
Descendants of Edward Converse & Sarah Smith (#2)
Descendants of John de Heneage (#1)
Descendants of John de Heneage (#2)
Descendants of William de Honywood (#1)
Descendants of William de Honywood (#2)
Descendants of William Read (#1)
Descendants of William Read (#2)
Descendants of John Richardson & Mary Flintoft
Descendants of John Townsend & Catherine Abel
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Birth*Mary J . Read was born on 4 April 1879. Sarah Bowser died less than two weeks after Mary's birth, presumably caused by this first and only birth. Mary was subsequently raised in the household of William Townshend and his wife Lydia Ann Bowser.3 
She was the daughter of James Johnson Read and Sarah Ann Bowser
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMary J . 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.4 
Marriage*Mary J . Read married Albert Gilbert Patterson, son of Gilbert Patterson and Sarah Ann Townsend, on 28 November 1894 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; "m. Jolicure (West. Co.) Nov. 28, by Rev. A.H. Lavers, Albert Patterson / Mary J. Read d/o Johnson Read." They lived on the Baie Verte Road where they had five children (note from Ron Townshend).5 
Death*Mary J . Read died on 25 August 1933 in Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada, at age 54.6 
Burial*She was buried in the Point de Bute United Church Cemetery, Point de Bute, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.6 

Family

Albert Gilbert Patterson b. 4 December 1873, d. 25 June 1932
Children

Citations

  1. Her surname was spelled Reid on the Late Registration of Birth for her son Earl, as witnessed by his aunt Mrs. Annabell (Wells) Oulton, in 1945.
  2. [S8848] Eva Clair Patterson, digital copy of original Late Registration of Birth PANB F21265, Code 1906--802168 (filed 4 March 1946), Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
  3. [S377] Correspondence with Ron Townshend (Fredericton, New Brunswick). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  4. [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.
  5. [S3165] Married: Albert Patterson & Mary J. Read, Chignecto Post, Sackville, New Brunswick, 6 December 1894. Hereinafter cited as Chignecto Post.
  6. [S373] Correspondence with Gary Leighton Townshend (Toronto, Ontario). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).

Mehitable Read1

F, b. August 1660
FatherJohn Read1 b. 1598, d. 7 Sep 1685
MotherSarah Lessie1 b. 1614, d. 23 Apr 1702
Relationship7th great-grandaunt of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited16 Apr 2007
Birth*Mehitable Read was born in August 1660.1 
She was the daughter of John Read and Sarah Lessie.1 

Citations

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

Mercedes Read1

F, b. 1879
FatherEphraim A. Read1 b. Mar 1846, d. 1919
MotherEdna W. Warner1 b. Oct 1853
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 Aug 2011
Birth*Mercedes Read was born in 1879 in Massachusetts, U.S.A..1 
She was the daughter of Ephraim A. Read and Edna W. Warner.1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdMercedes Read was enumerated on the census of 15 June 1880 in the household of Ephraim A. Read in Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, U.S.A.; included in the household with Ephraim (age 34) were his wife Edna (age 26), their children Warren (age 4) & Mercedes (age 1), and Ellen Harris (age 19), a servant born in Prince Edward Island. Ephraim was a Universalist Minister.2

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6455] 1880 US Census - Ephraim A. Read, Household 362, 15 June 1880, Microfilm Roll 545, Family History Film 1254548, Page 435D, Enumeration District 511, Image 0152, http://www.ancestry.com, Ancestry.com.

Moses Read1

M, b. October 1650
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*Moses Read was born in October 1650.1 
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.

Nancy Wall Read

F, b. 4 January 1915, d. 7 April 1977
ChartsDescendants of William Dyer & Mary Barrett
Last Edited12 Dec 2002
Note*Divorced 1966. 
Birth*Nancy Wall Read was born on 4 January 1915 in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
Marriage*She married Westcote Herreshoff Chesebrough, son of Albert Stanton Chesebrough and Emma Russell Bullock, on 8 June 1940 in Rhode Island
Death*Nancy Wall Read died on 7 April 1977 in Matunuck, Washington County, Rhode Island, at age 62. 

Family

Westcote Herreshoff Chesebrough b. 16 March 1908, d. 3 June 1979
Child

Nellie Read1

F, b. 1881, d. 1882
FatherThomas Whittemore Read1 b. 26 Jan 1857, d. 29 May 1902
MotherElvira Davidson1 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
Birth*Nellie Read was born in 1881.1 
She was the daughter of Thomas Whittemore Read and Elvira Davidson.1 
Death*Nellie Read died in 1882.1 
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.1
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. [S6257] Cemetery Marker - Joseph Read, Joseph Read & Sarah Carruthers Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.

Nellie Theresa Read1

F, b. 18 February 1904, d. 7 July 1966
FatherCaptain John Lefurgey Read1 b. 15 Oct 1878, d. 29 Jun 1950
MotherNellie Davidson Hillson1 b. 14 Apr 1880, d. 29 Nov 1974
Relationship4th cousin 2 times removed of David Arthur Walker
ChartsDescendants of John de Heneage
Descendants of William de Honywood
Descendants of William Read
Last Edited17 Dec 2011
Name-ComNellie Theresa Read is commonly known as Nellie.2 
Birth*She was born on 18 February 1904 in residence, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; the baptism record has a birth place of Borden.3,1 
She was the daughter of Captain John Lefurgey Read and Nellie Davidson Hillson.1 
Marriage*Nellie Theresa Read married Glen Wadell.1 
BaptismNellie Theresa Read was baptized on 16 May 1943 in United Church, Tryon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.23828,-63.54325; the officiating clergyman was W. H. MacLean.3 
Death*She died on 7 July 1966 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at age 62.1 
Burial*She was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40538,-63.77748.
Inscription: WADDELL / Nellie Read Howatt / Wife of / Glenn G. Waddell / Feb. 18, 1904 - July 7, 1966 / Her fearless bouyant [sic] spirit will always live, / revealing love and truth and radiant joy.2
Tombstone, Nellie Theresa Read (1904-1966). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Family

Glen Wadell b. 29 December 1905, d. 26 May 1978

Citations

  1. [S5813] Correspondence with George Read (Borden, Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  2. [S6264] Cemetery Marker - Nellie Theresa Read, Nellie Theresa Read Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.
  3. [S6260] Baptism Record - Nellie Theresa Read, United Church, Tryon, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Record Book 2, Page 13-14 (also recorded at Bedeque United Church, Book 2, Page 10). Hereinafter cited as Baptism Record - Nellie Theresa Read.

Nelson Bishop Read1

M, b. 7 December 1890, d. 1975
Bishop 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
Birth*Nelson Bishop Read was born on 7 December 1890 in Prince Edward Island, Canada.2 
He was the son of David Purrington Read and Emma Gordon Bishop.2 
(Witness) Group PhotoNelson Bishop Read was included in a group photograph with David Purrington Read , 1894.3
Name-ComNelson Bishop Read is commonly known as Nelson in 1901.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdHe 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 HeadHouseholdNelson Bishop 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
Name-ComNelson Bishop Read is commonly known as Bishop in 1911.4 
Census HeadHousehold*He was head of the household in the census of 1921 in Wilmot Rd., Lot 17, Summerside East, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; included in the household with Nelson (age 30) were his uncle George Bishop (age 83) and nephew Nelson W. MacKay (age 12), son of his sister Emeline.5 
Marriage*He married Vera Younger Carruthers, daughter of James Carruthers and Sarah Jane Clark, on 3 October 1922.1 
Marriage*Nelson Bishop Read married Ada J. Stevenson on 20 October 1948.6,1 
Name-ComNelson Bishop Read is commonly known as Bishop in 1975; his middle name was common at the time of his death.7 
Death*He died in 1975 in Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.7,1 
Burial*He was buried in Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 46.40554,-63.77745.
Inscription: READ / N. Bishop Read / 1890 - 1975 / His Wife / Vera Y. Carruthers / 1894 - 1946 / Their Son / N. Verne Read / 1932 -
Back: READ / George W. Read / 1884 - 1944 / His Wife / Maude Rattenbury / 1888 - 1977 / Son / Rfln. Alan R. Read / Killed in Action in Belgium / 1923 - 1944. [Note: Alan is actually buried in the Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, Belgium]

There is a second tombstone for Nelson Bishop Read, this one for him and his second wife. Inscription: READ / 1890 N. Bishop Read 1975 / His Wife / 1886 Ada J. Stevenson 1986
Back: READ / 1924 A. Balfour / His Wife / 1934 Shirley D. Stevenson.7
Tombstone, Nelson Bishop Read (1890-1975), his wife Vera Carruthers (1894-1946), their son Verne Read (1932- ), Nelson Bishop Read's brother George (1884-1944), his wife Maude Rattenbury (1888-1977), their son Alan Read (1923-1944). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Back inscription detail.
Second tombstone for Nelson Bishop Read (1890-1975), his second wife Ada J. Stevenson (1886-1986), his son by his first wife, son A. Balfour (1924- ), his wife Shirley D. Stevenson (1934- ). Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Back inscription detail.

Family 1

Vera Younger Carruthers b. 1894, d. 19 November 1946
Children

Family 2

Ada J. Stevenson b. 1886, d. 1986

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. [S9069] Correspondence with personal communication Jean (MacKay) MacAusland (Prince Edward Island). Personal Archives of David Arthur Walker (Edwards, Ontario, Canada).
  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. [S9072] 1921 Canada Census, Wilmot Rd., Lot 17, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, of Nelson Bishop Read Household #253, 15-16 June 1921, Microfilm LAC Reference Number RG 31, Folder Number 103, Page 25, Library & Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Library & Archives Canada.
  6. [S6285] Cemetery Marker - Nelson Bishop Read #2, Nelson Bishop Read & Ada J. Stevenson Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 22 August 2011.
  7. [S6273] Cemetery Marker - Nelson Bishop Read, Nelson Bishop Read & Vera Carruthers Cemetery Marker; David A. Walker, 18 August 2011.

Orpha May Read1

F, b. 10 June 1908
FatherAlpheus Palmer Read2,1 b. 24 Feb 1867, d. 22 Oct 1937
MotherLucinda May Tower2,1 b. c 1879, d. 1965
Last Edited1 Feb 2014
Name-ComOrpha May Read is commonly known as Orpha Read.2 
Birth*She was born on 10 June 1908 in Johnson's Mills, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; the informant for her Late Registration of Birth was her older brother John Read, of Sackville, dated 13 May 1972 at Sackville, New Brunswick.2,1 
She was the daughter of Alpheus Palmer Read and Lucinda May Tower.2,1 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdOrpha May Read was enumerated on the census of 1911 in the household of Alpheus Palmer Read in Sackville Parish, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.2 
(Witness) Census HeadHouseholdOrpha May 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*Orpha May Read married Cecil Freeman Ward, son of Bedford Barnes Ward and Alice Mary Boyce, on 30 January 1932 in Probate Court Room, Court House, Dorchester, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada; they were married by license, #17888. Cecil was a farmer, bachelor, 19 years of age, Baptist, living in Wood Point, Parish of Sackville, Westmorland County. Orpha was a domestic, spinster, 22 years of age, Baptist, living at Dorchester Cape, westmorland County.4 
Name Variation As of 1972, Orpha May Read is also known as Orpha May Reid; her surname was spelled Reid on her Late Registration of Birth in 1972, as witnessed by her brother John, whose surname was recorded as Reid but signed as Read.1 

Family

Cecil Freeman Ward b. 2 March 1913

Citations

  1. [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.
  2. [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.
  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.
  4. [S8866] Cecil Freeman Ward & Orpha May Read marriage, 30 January 1932, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada. PANB microfilm F19766, Code B4/1932, Number 12069.

Otho Read1

M, b. circa 1784, d. 7 October 1823
FatherEliphalet Read1 b. 11 Jun 1758, d. 26 Jun 1819
MotherMargaret Converse1 b. c 1768, d. 24 Jan 1850
Relationship3rd great-granduncle 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 Edited4 Aug 2014
Birth*Otho Read was born circa 1784.1 
He was the son of Eliphalet Read and Margaret Converse.1 
Death*Otho Read died on 7 October 1823.1 
Burial*He was buried in Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jolicure, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, 45.93588,-64.23387. White stone, lying on ground. Inscription: In Memory of / Otho Read / Who Died October 7 / 1823 Aged 89 Years / - /.2
Tombstone, Otho Read (c1784-1823). Jolicure Old Presbyterian Cemetery, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Citations

  1. [S115] Douglas Ayer, online http://home.earthlink.net/~dougayer, Douglas Ayer (), downloaded 2003.
  2. [S5515] Otho Read Marker Inscription; David Walker, 2003.