Paynter, William Bedford

Birth Name Paynter, William Bedford 1a 2a
Gender male
Age at Death 53 years, 7 months, 26 days

Narrative

According to census records, William was born on April 16 1866. He was the son of William Paynter and Matilda Mann. His middle name could have been Breadwood or Braidwood, a family name. He was living with his parents in the 1881 census (William Bedford Paytester).

William Paynter, from New London, and Rebecca Brown Cousins, a widow, were married by Rev. C. W. Hamilson a Methodist minister in Margate in 1888.

Groom's Name William Paynter
Groom's Residence New London
Groom's Status Bachelor
Bride's Name Rebecca Brown
Bride's Residence New London
Bride's Status Widow/Widower
Source RG19/s3/ss5: Marriage bonds, 1888

Rebecca is mentioned in the family history of the Cousins family in the Irishtown/Burlington local history, and in one other local history as the wife of William Paynter.

Their children Harry and Carrie were baptized in January 1893 in Kensington, but their place of birth is not recorded. In 1900, Rebecca's daughter Alma Cousins, from her first marriage, was in Massachusetts with an aunt.

In the 1901 census, William Paynter was living with his children, Harry (Harry Wellington, born 1889) and Carrie (Carrie Rebecca, b. 1892) . Also in the household were his parents and his unmarried sisters, Rosella and Eva.

William died in 1919, according to his gravestone. He left the farm to his son Harry, and a sum of money to his married daughter Carrie. He left bequests to his two unmarried sisters, Rose Ellen and Annie E., as well as the house that they were living in.

There is another William Paynter in this area - William John Paynter, who married Margaret Catherine McKay.

PEI Marriage Registers 1878-1888 page 571

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth April 16, 1866 Long River, Lot 20, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Baptismal Index 1b 2b
Death December 12, 1919 Long River, Lot 20, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Paynter, Williamabout 1820April 29, 1904
Mother Mann, MatildaMarch 12, 1830November 17, 1904
    Brother     Paynter, Bernard December 12, 1852 September 21, 1940
    Sister     Paynter, Caroline December 3, 1854 November 6, 1910
    Sister     Paynter, Sophia Jane February 9, 1857 November 18, 1935
    Brother     Paynter, Wellington Nelson October 21, 1860 December 24, 1928
    Brother     Paynter, Herbert Reid February 3, 1861 January 25, 1938
         Paynter, William Bedford April 16, 1866 December 12, 1919
    Brother     Paynter, James Armenius Richey April 8, 1867 1868
    Sister     Paynter, Rosella Bedford May 3, 1871 November 1950
    Sister     Paynter, Hannah Evangeline Eva May 22, 1876 April 12, 1948

Families

Family of Paynter, William Bedford and Brown, Rebecca Maria

Married Wife Brown, Rebecca Maria ( * May 17, 1860 + 1892 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage October 15, 1888 Margate, Lot 19, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada RG19, Series3, Subseries4: Marriage Licenses, 1888  
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Paynter, Harry WellingtonMarch 11, 18891942
Paynter, Carrie RebeccaApril 27, 1892June 20, 1962

Source References

  1. 1911 Census of Canada
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        Birth date: April 1866 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1911 Residence place: Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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        Birth date: April 1866 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1911 Residence place: Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada

  2. 1901 Census of Canada
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        Birth date: 1868 Birth place: Pe Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Lot (township/canton) 20, Queen's (west/ouest), Prince Edward Island, Canada

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        Birth date: 1868 Birth place: Pe Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Lot (township/canton) 20, Queen's (west/ouest), Prince Edward Island, Canada