Birch, William 1a

Birth Name Birch, William
Gender male
Age at Death 89 years, 6 months, 24 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth October 5, 1806 Ireland  
 
Death April 29, 1896 Port Hill, Lot 13, Prince Edward Island  
 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Birch, Denis
Mother Waters, Susanah
    Brother     Birch, Edward
         Birch, William
    Sister     Birch, Elizabeth Eliza
    Brother     Birch, John
    Brother     Birch, Prushia
    Brother     Birch, Thomas

Families

    Family of Birch, William and Ramsay, Mary
Married Wife Ramsay, Mary
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage January 10, 1839 Prince Edward Island, Canada  
 
  Children
  1. Birch, Letitia
  2. Birch, Catherine
  3. Birch, Susan
  4. Birch, William Henry
  5. Birch, Albert John
  6. Birch, Eliza

Narrative

William married Mary Ramsay in 1839. They had 7 children; all died young except for Susan. Susan and her husband Thomas Sullivan did not have children.

Name Birch
Date of Death 5 April 1857
Source pre-1906 Death Index. St. James Church, Port Hill
Notes Daughter of WillIam & Mary Birch. Buried in St James Cemetery, Lot 11. Card also includes records for youngest son of William and Mary (d. 7 April 1857), eldest son (d. 8 April 1857), and Katie, second daughter (d. 9 April 1857).

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 16 Number 1361
Date May 9 1857
Newspaper Carleton Sentinel
The P.E. Islander of Friday 10th inst. states that Wm. BIRCH of Lot 13 in that island had followed no less than four of his children to the grave since the preceeding Friday and a fifth was thought to be at the point of death. The youngest was six years old, the eldest, a fine girl of 18. The disease was scarlet fever.

His brother Thomas made the coffins for William and Mary's children.

 

 

Pedigree

  1. Birch, Denis
    1. Waters, Susanah
      1. Birch, Edward
      2. Birch, William
        1. Ramsay, Mary
          1. Birch, Letitia
          2. Birch, Catherine
          3. Birch, Susan
          4. Birch, William Henry
          5. Birch, Albert John
          6. Birch, Eliza
      3. Birch, Elizabeth Eliza
      4. Birch, John
      5. Birch, Prushia
      6. Birch, Thomas

Source References

  1. Dyment, Jane: Ancestry Family Trees
      • Page: Ancestry Family Trees