McArthur, Elizabeth Abbott

Birth Name McArthur, Elizabeth Abbott 1a 2a 3a
Gender female
Age at Death 82 years, 4 months, 3 days

Narrative

Elizabeth Abbott McArthur was the daughter of Alexander and Emily (McLean). She married Charles Louis Colwill.

On September 29 1964 residents of Northam and vicinity were saddened to learn of the passing of Mrs Charles Colwill (nee Elizabeth McArthur) age years at the Toronto General Hospital.

Mrs Colwill had spent the summer months visiting on PEI and just just returned to her oldest granddaughter's, Alice, Mrs Urban Harding in Toronto at whose home she had resided for the past 12 years and was lovingly cared for in the past few years.

Mrs Colwill was loved by all who were fortunate enough to have her acquaintance. She was always cheerful and willing to give a helpful hand never sparing herself. Her home was always open to young and old.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs Lena Clark of Toronto, one son Harvey, Sherbrook and one son Athol predeceased her six years ago, also one sister Mrs Ernest Birch, Port Hill.

Journal Pioneer 1964 November 9 p. 14-15

 

 

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth May 26, 1882 Northam, Lot 13, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada bap. Richmond Bay Pastoral Charge West Presbyterian Church 1b 2b 3b
Death September 29, 1964 Toronto, Ontario, Ontario, Canada dates from gravestone  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McArthur, Alexander CliffordJune 10, 1848January 27, 1916
Mother McLean, Emily MargaretFebruary 18, 1849April 24, 1937
    Sister     McArthur, Laura Belle November 26, 1871 August 7, 1945
    Sister     McArthur, Sarah Jane October 1875 November 15, 1962
    Brother     McArthur, Albert Hatfield January 6, 1876 September 1932
    Brother     McArthur, Alexander Edward Ned July 20, 1878 November 14, 1957
    Sister     McArthur, Annie Minerva May 15, 1880 November 8, 1971
         McArthur, Elizabeth Abbott May 26, 1882 September 29, 1964
    Brother     McArthur, Donald McLean Dan December 20, 1884 December 31, 1960
    Brother     McArthur, Herbert Leslie January 26, 1886 November 8, 1935
    Brother     McArthur, Alfred Ernest October 28, 1887 January 13, 1923
    Sister     McArthur, Maude September 25, 1889 May 15, 1953

Families

Family of Colwill, Charles Louis and McArthur, Elizabeth Abbott

Married Husband Colwill, Charles Louis ( * December 1879 + April 30, 1951 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage October 15, 1902 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Colwill, Lena AlviraJuly 1900October 9, 2005
Colwill, Byron HaveyAugust 19051992
Colwill, Herbert Athol BlanchardDecember 4, 1907December 23, 1958

Source References

  1. 1911 Census of Canada
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        Birth date: May 1882 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1911 Residence place: Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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        Birth date: May 1882 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1911 Residence place: Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada

  2. 1901 Census of Canada
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        Birth date: 1882 Birth place: Pe Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Lot (township/canton) 13, Prince (west/ouest), Prince Edward Island, Canada

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        Birth date: 1882 Birth place: Pe Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Lot (township/canton) 13, Prince (west/ouest), Prince Edward Island, Canada

  3. 1881 Census of Canada
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        Birth date: abt 1882 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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        Birth date: abt 1882 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada