Wickett, Serena Alice Ashton

Birth Name Wickett, Serena Alice Ashton
Gender female
Age at Death 89 years, 6 months, 8 days


Serenah Alice Wickett, b. 21 Apr 1861, PEI; d. 29 Oct 1950, PEI. Serenah Alice Ashton Wickett of Granville North (1861) married Bernard Paynter of Long River on July 10 1878 with Humphrey Wickett and Caroline Hayward as witnesses.

They had ten children: Mary Jane, Matilda Alice, Hannah Elizabeth, Eleanor Maria, Lewis William, Nettie A., Fannie Marie,Thomas Andrew, Roy Edmund and Minnie Pearl.

"Until her death the head of a large family comprising five generations, Mrs. Bernard Paynter passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Bruce Graham, Kensington on Sunday October 29th 1950 at the advanced age of 90 years. Born in Granville in 1860, her maiden name was Serenah Alice Wickett and she was the eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wickett. Of a family of 12 children she was the last surviving member. Married in early life to Mr. Bernard Paynter the couple lived for a time in Lot 11, P. E. Island and for many years made their home in the United States. Later she returned to her native province with her husband and located at Long River, where they remained until his death in 1940." Guardian November 21 1950

The Wickett family has been covered very well by the book "Wickett Family History with some related families" by Henry Laskey and research assistance by Linwood B. Wickett August 2002, plus the accompanying Scrapbook. See also the Island Register for the Wickett family - http://www.islandregister.com/wickett1.html.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth April 21, 1861 Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Baptismal Index, no place of birth given but bap. in O'Leary  
Death October 29, 1950 Prince Edward Island, Canada    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Wickett, HenryJanuary 29, 1830May 19, 1881
Mother Dyment, Mary AnnMay 8, 1836September 14, 1896
    Brother     Wickett, Humphrey Dymont January 20, 1854 January 4, 1941
    Brother     Wickett, William Henry September 13, 1855 February 2, 1923
    Brother     Wickett, Lewis Albert December 28, 1857 October 28, 1931
         Wickett, Serena Alice Ashton April 21, 1861 October 29, 1950
    Sister     Wickett, Eleanor Josephine June 24, 1863 October 31, 1944
    Brother     Wickett, Thomas Adams August 5, 1865 1928
    Brother     Wickett, Penrose Havelock July 9, 1867 1940
    Sister     Wickett, Sarah Ann Annie July 20, 1870 May 5, 1903
    Sister     Wickett, Sophia Jane Jennie June 29, 1871 1938
    Brother     Wickett, Alfred Edward August 19, 1873 1943
    Sister     Wickett, Fannie Lavinia May 23, 1876 May 9, 1950
    Brother     Wickett, Richard Herbert April 5, 1878 September 3, 1932


Family of Paynter, Bernard and Wickett, Serena Alice Ashton

Married Husband Paynter, Bernard ( * December 12, 1852 + September 21, 1940 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage July 10, 1878   married by the rev. Q. S. Newnhart(?)  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Paynter, Mary Jane CarolineAugust 28, 18791970
Paynter, Matilda AliceFebruary 6, 1881August 4, 1960
Paynter, Hannah ElizabethSeptember 23, 18831967
Paynter, Eleanor MariaAugust 3, 1885July 25, 1960
Paynter, Lewis WilliamNovember 5, 18871952
Paynter, Nettie AdelaideFebruary 28, 18901921
Paynter, Fannie MarieOctober 15, 1892November 4, 1964
Paynter, Thomas AndrewApril 1, 18941980
Paynter, Edmund Ray ReaghJune 25, 1900December 11, 1979
Paynter, Minnie PearlJanuary 8, 19031989