McArthur, Albert Edward

Birth Name McArthur, Albert Edward
Gender male
Age at Death 73 years, 1 month, 27 days


Albert was the son of Alexander McArthur and Elizabeth Abbott.

Groom's Name Albert E. McArthur
Groom's Residence Egmont Bay
Groom's Status Bachelor
Bride's Name Christy Anne McDonald
Bride's Residence Springton
Bride's Status Spinster
Source RG19/s3/ss5: Marriage bonds, 1883

On his census form in 1881, Albert E. was a farmer, age 35 and born in PEI. He stated that both of his parents had been born in New Brunswick. In addition to his wife (name given as Christyan) and his mother, children were Maggie (7), Janet (5), Edward (3), and Gertrude (1).

In the 1891 census, Albert and Christiana (24) were living in Lot 13. Their children were Maggie A. (7), Janet (5), Edward (3), and Gertrude (1). Albert's mother Elizabeth, age 65 and a widow, was living with her son and his family.

Household Members in 1901:
Albert Mcarthur 45, wife Christy A Mcarthur 34
Maggie H Mcarthur 16, Janet Mcarthur 15, Edward P Mcarthur 13
Getrude N Mcarthur 11, Ada M Mcarthur 8, Gordon Mcarthur 4
Fredrick Mcarthur 2

Household Members in 1911, in Lot 13:
Abert E Mcarthur 55and Christie A Mcarthur 44
Janet Mcarthur 25, Edward R Mcarthur 23, Ada M Mcarthur 18
Gardon Mcarthur 15, Fredrich Mcarthur 19, William B Mcarthur 8 (William Burns)

By the time of the 1921 census, only Frederick and Burns were at home in Mt. Pleasant.

from the Master Name Index:
Albert E. McArthur, Maple Leaf Magazine March 1930, page 93 and the Charlottetown Guardian:
In Enmore, PEI January 8 Albert E. McArthur age 74 leaving a widow (Nee Christine MacDonald), four sons, three daughters and two sisters. His obituary listed: Frederick of Victoria West, Russell and Gordon of Enmore and Burns at home; three daughters Mrs. D. D. McDonald, Shamrock, Mrs.Forest Phillips of Mount Royal, and Mrs. Ramsay of Tyne Valley; two sisters, Mrs. M. D. McLeod of Summerside and Mrs. Ewen Campbell of Charlottetown. One daughter, Mrs. John Campbell, Victoria West, predeceased him four years ago.

attached obit, Guardian Feb 8 1930 pg 6

also MacArthur Albert E. Summerside Journal 20 January 1930, page 6, col. 6 (transcription on PEIAncestry)


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth November 11, 1856 Lot 10, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada census records; gravestone says Nov. 29 1855  
Death January 8, 1930 Enmore, Lot 10, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada dates from gravestone; Summerside Journal 20 January 1930, page 6, col. 6  


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McArthur, Alexander1819April 4, 1885
Mother Abbott, ElizabethAugust 1825January 7, 1905
    Brother     McArthur, Alexander Clifford June 10, 1848 January 27, 1916
    Sister     McArthur, Catherine about 1850 before 1885
    Sister     McArthur, Jane Ann December 31, 1854 October 10, 1913
         McArthur, Albert Edward November 11, 1856 January 8, 1930
    Sister     McArthur, Elizabeth May 4, 1858 March 22, 1921
    Sister     McArthur, Flora January 2, 1861 March 26, 1936
    Sister     McArthur, Margaret October 25, 1863 December 2, 1941
    Sister     McArthur, Laura Belle Lora 1865 May 15, 1883


Family of McArthur, Albert Edward and McDonald, Christie Ann

Married Wife McDonald, Christie Ann ( * October 14, 1866 + March 1, 1948 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 1883 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Name Birth Date Death Date
McArthur, Margaret Maggie AliceApril 24, 1884May 21, 1925
McArthur, JanetSeptember 18, 1885October 22, 1958
McArthur, Edward RussellAugust 6, 18871947
McArthur, Gertrude MayMay 27, 1889November 22, 1964
McArthur, Ada Maud18921962
McArthur, GordonApril 8, 1896May 8, 1953