Dyment, Mary Ann 1a

Birth Name Dyment, Mary Ann
Gender female
Age at Death 60 years, 10 months, 21 days


Mary Ann was born in Prince Edward Island in October 1838 or 1840, the daughter of William Dyment and Euphemia McArthur, and was named for her two grandmothers. She married Roderick A. McNeill in Prince Edward Island on 21 September 1865. William Stuart was the minister, and Robert England and George Moreshead were the witnesses.

There were three children in the PEI Baptismal database for this couple: George Augustine (1866), Euphemia Jane (1866), and Annie Beatrice (1872). In 1881, Mary Ann and Roderick were living in Lot 7 with children George (15), Euphemia (12) and Annie (8). Roderick (Rodrick McNeil) was 35, and a carpenter; Mary Ann was 41. On the same census page were Mary Ann's brother Henry and his family.

In the 1900 US census they were living in Hull, Massachusetts. On the form, Mary and Roderick said they had been married 32 years, and had had four children, two of whom were living (daughter Annie had died in Massachusetts of TB in 1898 at the age of 25). The family had emigrated in 1885.

Mary died of cancer in 1901 at the age of 61. On her death certificate, her parent's names were given as Euphemia McArthur and William Dyment.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth October 1840 Lot 13, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada census records  
Death August 22, 1901 Hull, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States parents names were William Dyment and Euphemia McArthurage 61  
Emigration 1885      


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Dyment, WilliamDecember 27, 1818April 30, 1886
Mother McArthur, Euphemia EffieFebruary 10, 1814March 26, 1909
    Brother     Dyment, Henry Scott October 1839 March 27, 1912
         Dyment, Mary Ann October 1840 August 22, 1901
    Brother     Dyment, John December 9, 1841 December 4, 1934
    Sister     Dyment, Harriet Jane March 1843 May 5, 1927
    Sister     Dyment, Elizabeth L. 1849 February 15, 1889
    Brother     Dyment, William Harris February 9, 1849 September 1930
    Brother     Dyment, George McCarter February 2, 1851 October 30, 1905
    Sister     Dyment, Maria Ellen March 7, 1853 March 3, 1905


Family of McNeill, Roderick Augustine and Dyment, Mary Ann

Married Husband McNeill, Roderick Augustine ( * 1846 + April 1927 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage September 21, 1865 Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Marriage Registers 1862-67 page 446  
Name Birth Date Death Date
McNeill, George Augustus AugustineJanuary 8, 1866May 2, 1946
McNeill, Euphemia JaneAugust 31, 1868February 26, 1932
McNeill, Annie BeatriceOctober 25, 1872May 5, 1898

Source References

  1. Division of Vital Statistics. Public Archives, Charlottetown.: Prince Edward Island Marriage Registers, 1832-1888
      • Date: September 21, 1865
      • Page: Marriages 1862-1867, image 229