McArthur, Elizabeth

Birth Name McArthur, Elizabeth 1
Gender female

Narrative

Name: Elisabeth McArthur
Baptism Date: 23 Mar 1828
Baptism Place: Prince Edward Island, Canada
Father: Hugh McArthur
Mother: Nelly Ramsay

PEI Baptismal Index

Lengthy obit in Island Farmer - 24 April 1917, page 6, col. 5, transcribed on PEI Ancestry website. Newspaper clipping dated 1917 posted to Ancestry, dated 1917:

There passed peacefully away at her home in Bideford on April 9 Mrs Elizabeth McDougall at the ripe age of 90 years and two months. She was the widow of the late Duncan mcDougall of Bideford who predeceased her several years ago. mrs McDougall had been in robust health until a few days before her death and could walk a distance ofone or two miles in a manner that might well be envied by many a younger person. She was born in Bideford in the year 1827 and was the daughter of Hugh McArthur and Nellie Ramsay McArthur. Hugh McArthur (her father) was also born in bideford in 1801 he was a schoolteacher when a young man and afterwards engaged in agricultural pursuits, he became one of the most extensive farmers on the Island, he died in the prime of life in 1840. Nellie his wife was the daughter of John Ramsay a Scotch Highlander who served in the British Army at Bunker Hill and after the close of the American Revolution settled on a farm on the Island. Hugh and Nellie McArthur were the parents of 6 children, namely: Elizabeth, the subject of this sketch; William, late of Cambridge; Cornelius, who was formerly Superintendant of the Pittsfield Mass Cemetery; Sarah who married John Ramsay and lives in Cambridge, Mass; Matthias, who was accidentally killed in Jersey City; and Julia Ann, wife of Alexander Elder of Cambridge, Mass. Mrs McDougall who was one of the oldest and most highly respected residents of Bideford was the mother of 7 children, namely: Eleanor, wife of Fred McKenzie of Pittsfield, Mass; Cornelius of Washington State; Sarah, wife of John C. Morrison of Ellerslie died in 1906. Cassie, wife of Charles Cripps of New York; Winnie died in 1882; Mary, wife of John Gibson died in 1893 and Bannerman at home. She leaves to mourn 23 grandchildren among whom are Priv. Edward Morrison of Ellerslie, now serving in the trenches in France; cpl. Wm. Morrison, training in Summerside for the 105th reinforcements; Pvt Harry Morrison who gave his life for his country in France on March 4th of this year. She had 15 great grandchildren...

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Baptism March 23, 1828 Richmond Bay, Lot 13, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada   1
Death April 11, 1917 Lot 12, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Presbyterian Cemetery Tyne Valley  
Residence 1901     1
Residence 1911 Bideford, Lot 12, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada living with son Bannerman and his family  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McArthur, Hugh - Lot 13December 30, 18001840
Mother Ramsay, Nellie Helen - Lot 16May 24, 1805
    Sister     McArthur, Eleanor Nellie September 19, 1825 April 24, 1905
         McArthur, Elizabeth March 23, 1828 April 11, 1917
    Brother     McArthur, William Henry about 1830 March 17, 1910
    Brother     McArthur, Cornelius June 29, 1832 May 22, 1914
    Sister     McArthur, Sarah Jane 1835 March 30, 1922
    Brother     McArthur, Matthias April 23, 1837 January 14, 1882
    Brother     McArthur, John 1839
    Sister     McArthur, Julia Ann about 1840 January 6, 1933
    Brother     McArthur, Amos 1845

Families

Family of McDougall, Duncan and McArthur, Elizabeth

Married Husband McDougall, Duncan ( * September 18, 1826 + 1910 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage August 7, 1850 Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Marriage Registrations 1844-52, page 517  
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
McDougall, Eleanore Annabout 18531922
McDougall, Corneliusabout 1855March 20, 1937
McDougall, Sarah AliceJune 6, 1857December 16, 1906
McDougall, Catherine Cassie E.about 18581925
McDougall, Winifred “Winnie”1862February 21, 1882
McDougall, Mary M.about 1865December 7, 1891
McDougall, Alexander BannermanJune 25, 18671943

Source References

  1. 1901 Census of Canada