McDougall, Barbara Elizabeth

Birth Name McDougall, Barbara Elizabeth
Gender female
Age at Death 77 years, 6 months, 28 days

Narrative

Barbara and John were married in Moncton in 1868, and were in New Brunswick with their two older children for the 1871 census. In the 1881 census, in Albert Co., New Brunswick: John (35), Barbara (33), William (13), Novella (11), Hannah (9), Thomas (8), James (4), Ada (3) and Alfred (1). All of these children were born in New Brunswick.

The family emigrated to the US around 1885. The marriage was perhaps a bit rocky; John attempted to marry another woman, and was charged with bigamy. They were back together in Malden inb 1900 with 5 of their children. Their daughter Novella had died before this census.

Name: Barbara E Gillis
Event Type: Census Event Date: 1900
Event Place: ED 838 Malden city Ward 3, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Birth Date: Jan 1847 Birthplace: Canada (Eng)
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Father's Birthplace: Canada (Eng) Mother's Birthplace: Canada (Eng)
Years Married: 35
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1865
Mother of how many children: 10
Number of Living Children: 8
Immigration Year: 1882
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head John L Gillis M 55 Canada (Eng)
Wife Barbara E Gillis F 53 Canada (Eng)
Daughter Ada M Gillis F 22 Canada (Eng)
Son Alfred A T Gillis M 20 Canada (Eng)
Son Charles C Gillis M 13 Maine
Son Roy Gillis M 11 Massachusetts
Son James Gillis M 24 Canada (Eng)
Citing this Record "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9T4-BFG : accessed 22 Aug 2013), Barbara E Gillis in entry for John L Gillis, 1900.

In the 1910 census, Barbara indicated that she had had 10 children, of whom 7 were living. Son Roy had died in 1907. In 1920, Barbara was widowed, living with James (43) and Ada (41).

Barbara E. (Mcdougall) Gillis died in Tewksbury MA in 1924, Mass. Death Index

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth January 30, 1847 Campbellton, Lot 4, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death August 27, 1924 Tewksbury, Massachusetts    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McDougall, JohnMay 13, 1820May 12, 1896
Mother Mersereau, Grace Isabelle1823April 12, 1873
    Sister     McDougall, Eliza Ann June 1845 February 11, 1936
         McDougall, Barbara Elizabeth January 30, 1847 August 27, 1924
    Brother     McDougall, Duncan Alexander 1849 before 1950
    Sister     McDougall, Margaret Jane January 4, 1851 September 4, 1898
    Brother     McDougall, Peter 1852 before 1952
    Brother     McDougall, Edward James 1854
    Brother     McDougall, William Coughlin 1857 1940
    Brother     McDougall, John Edward Edmund February 24, 1860 April 13, 1932
    Sister     McDougall, Annie Laura October 3, 1863 November 21, 1957
    Brother     McDougall, George Stewart January 1, 1866 March 3, 1940

Families

Family of Gillis, John L. and McDougall, Barbara Elizabeth

Married Husband Gillis, John L. ( * 1845 + October 24, 1918 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 17, 1868 Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada married 35 years, from 1900 census  
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Gillis, William WApril 26, 1868April 6, 1946
Gillis, Novella18701893
Gillis, HannahMay 18721942
Gillis, J. Thomas1873
Gillis, James EdwardAugust 6, 1876
Gillis, Ada MayMarch 1878May 5, 1962
Gillis, Alfred A. T.1880
Gillis, Charles CutlerOctober 3, 18871964
Gillis, LeRoy RoySeptember 7, 1889August 17, 1906