McArthur, Ellen

Birth Name McArthur, Ellen
Gender female
Age at Death 84 years, 4 months, 7 days

Narrative

Groom's Name George Shaw
Bride's Name Ellen McCosty
Source RG19/s3/ss5: Marriage bonds, 1849

George (65) and Ellen (58) were in Lot 4 in 1881. George was a farmer. The family attended the Baptist Church. Children were George (28), Robert (23), Ann (25) and Samuel (21). Children for George and Ellen in the PEI Baptismal Index were Elizabeth (1850), George (1851), Joseph (1856), Robert Nelson (1858) and Samuel Gord? (1860). Samuel may have been Samuel Gard, a family name. A local history adds a son William.

In the 1891 census, they were living with their son Robert and his wife Sarah Jane, their unmarried son Samuel, and two girls - Zenia, described as an adopted daughter, and Maryanne, a niece.

In the 1901 census, Ellen was a widow living with her son Robert and family.

According to her obituary, from PEI Ancestry, "She leaves to mourn seven children: George, residing at Piusville; Joseph, Locke Road; William at Portage; Samuel, Bridgewater, Maine; Mrs. James McDougall, Berlin, N.H.; Mrs. George Lewis, Alberton, and Robert at home..."

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth November 16, 1822 Lot 12, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death March 23, 1907 Bloomfield, Lot 5, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada at 85, Union Baptist Church Cemetery Alberton Lot 5  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McArthur, Malcolm - Lot 12about 1772before 1861
Mother McDougall, Ann1780May 29, 1865
    Sister     McArthur, Marion 1809 August 29, 1905
    Brother     McArthur, John - Lot 12 about 1805 about 1840
    Brother     McArthur, Hugh M. March 17, 1812 October 17, 1906
    Sister     McArthur, Euphemia Effie February 10, 1814 March 26, 1909
    Sister     McArthur, Barbara about 1815 before 1860
    Sister     McArthur, Margaret July 20, 1818 October 11, 1907
    Brother     McArthur, Peter Alexander January 5, 1821 1903
         McArthur, Ellen November 16, 1822 March 23, 1907
    Brother     McArthur, Duncan 1831 February 7, 1890
    Brother     McArthur, George William 1832 July 14, 1901
    Brother     McArthur, Robert about 1833 June 14, 1896

Families

Family of Shaw, George and McArthur, Ellen

Married Husband Shaw, George ( * 1816 + 1896 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage December 19, 1849 Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Marriage Registers - Peter Mcarthur was a witness  
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Shaw, William LouisDecember 1848December 1925
Shaw, ElizabethOctober 9, 1850July 30, 1944
Shaw, GeorgeDecember 12, 1851July 13, 1930
Shaw, Margaret Ann AnnieJune 16, 18541937
Shaw, JosephJuly 4, 1856July 8, 1934
Shaw, Robert NelsonApril 6, 18571949
Shaw, Samuel GardMarch 22, 18601949
Shaw, ZeniaMarch 26, 18811964