Simmonds, Jessie Esther 1a

Birth Name Simmonds, Jessie Esther 2a
Gender female
Age at Death 46 years, 6 months, 18 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth August 14, 1871 Kildare, Prince, Prince Edward Island PEI Baptismal Index 2b
Death March 1918 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Residence 1891 Prince, Prince Edward Island   2c

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Simmonds, WilliamAugust 7, 1847after 1911
Mother Smith, Jane CatherineSeptember 15, 1849December 8, 1905
    Sister     Simmonds, Christy Ellen July 10, 1869 May 20, 1945
         Simmonds, Jessie Esther August 14, 1871 March 1918
    Sister     Simmonds, Elizabeth Ann July 26, 1873
    Sister     Simmonds, Radela Jane December 6, 1875 after 1891
    Sister     Simmonds, Myzie Misy May July 8, 1878 September 16, 1945
    Sister     Simmonds, Sarah Louise November 7, 1880 1913
    Brother     Simmonds, William Henry Jr. May 25, 1883 February 1965
    Brother     Simmonds Simmons, Joseph Hudson September 30, 1886 July 8, 1961
    Sister     Simmonds, Laura Bell April 3, 1890 1967
    Sister     Simmonds Tuplin, Jemima July 3, 1892
    Sister     Simmonds Wright, Irene Maud June 22, 1894

Families

    Family of McDonald, Henry A. and Simmonds, Jessie Esther
Married Husband McDonald, Henry A. ( * February 1862 + 1926 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage December 4, 1894 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
McDonald, Ethel J.April 4, 1894
McDonald, Elizabeth FrancesSeptember 28, 1896
McDonald, James H.September 14, 18981989
McDonald, Walter1983
McDonald, Mabel Mildred1976

Narrative

Groom's Name Henry McDonald
Groom's Residence Travellers Rest
Groom's Status Bachelor
Bride's Name Jessie Simmonds
Bride's Residence Kildare
Bride's Status Spinster
Date of Marriage License or Bond 3 December 1894
Date of Marriage Ceremony 4 December 1894
Officiant's Name R. W Weddall
Source RG19, Series3, Subseries4: Marriage Licenses, 1894

...leaving to mourn a sorrowing husband, two sons and five daughters. Agriculturist - 23 March 1918, page 5, col.

Jessie Esther Simmons said that George Caleb Maxfield was the father of her child, born 9 Sept 1892, in the PEI Seduction Act files.

Narrative

History of Traveller's Rest:
Henry MacDonald, Mount Pleasant, married Jessie Simmons from Montrose and came to live in Traveller's Rest in 1910 on what is now known as the Hubert MacDonald farm. He was a fisherman. Mrs. MacDonald had the reputation of being a fine seamstress. She never needed a pattern. Anyone wishing a dress made, came in the morning with their material and went home in the evening with the article completed. They had the following family:

James, who married Katherine Oatway and lived in Traveller's Rest just north of the school. They had one daughter, Marion.

Ethel married Walter Hogg of Traveller's Rest. They have two children, Veta and George, both in United States.

Elizabeth, not married, lives in United States.

Frances married Ray Paynter, New London and they have thirteen children.

Walter married Hattie Reeves of Coleman and now resides in Sum- I merside. They have one child.

Mabel married Arthur Newcombe, Needham, They have two children.

Alice married Leslie MacKinnon, St. Eleanors. They now reside in Charlottetown and have one child.

Pedigree

  1. Simmonds, William
    1. Smith, Jane Catherine
      1. Simmonds, Christy Ellen
      2. Simmonds, Jessie Esther
        1. McDonald, Henry A.
          1. McDonald, Ethel J.
          2. McDonald, Elizabeth Frances
          3. McDonald, James H.
          4. McDonald, Walter
          5. McDonald, Mabel Mildred
      3. Simmonds, Elizabeth Ann
      4. Simmonds, Radela Jane
      5. Simmonds, Myzie Misy May
      6. Simmonds, Sarah Louise
      7. Simmonds, William Henry Jr.
      8. Simmonds Simmons, Joseph Hudson
      9. Simmonds, Laura Bell
      10. Simmonds Tuplin, Jemima
      11. Simmonds Wright, Irene Maud

Ancestors

Source References

  1. Dyment, Jane: Ancestry Family Trees
      • Page: Ancestry Family Trees
  2. Library and Archives Canada: 1891 Census of Canada [database on-line]Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: T-6290 to T-6427.
      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1872 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1872 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1872 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada