Moreshead, William

Birth Name Moreshead, William
Gender male
Age at Death 71 years, 1 month, 24 days

Narrative

Child's Full Name William Morshead
Birth Date 7 November 1830
Place of Birth North River
Baptismal Date 8 September 1832
Officiating Clergy L.C Jenkins
Father's Name John Morshead
Mother's Name Catherine Cummins
Church Name St. Paul's
Church Location Charlottetown
Record Book Number 2
Record Book Page 64

The Islander January 1856 - On the 31st inst., by the Rev. Allan Fraser, Mr. William Morshead, of Lot 10, to Margaret McLean, of the Brea, Lot 9.

It is possible that William was the William Moreshead b. PEI working in Moncton in the 1881 census. His daughter Jane, age 24 and son James, age 10, could be the two children living with his parents.

There were two entries for William Moreshead in the 1891 census.

William, born 1831, was living in Lot 8 with his widowed mother Catherine and one son, James. Catherine, age 88, was born in Newfoundland.

William, born 1827, was living with his brother Edward in Lot 10. He gave his parents' birthplaces as England and Newfoundland.

The Islander – Aug 7, 1863
Married.
By the same on the 13th of July, at the residence of Mr. John Moreshade, senr., Lot 10, Mr. William Moreshade, of Big Settlement, Lot 9, to Mrs. Sophia Jane Cornish, of Lot 11.

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth November 7, 1830 North River, Lot 32, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Baptismal Index; 22 October 1823 in 1901 census  
Death January 1, 1902 Prince Edward Island, Canada at age 79  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Moreshead, John1804January 19, 1885
Mother Cummings, Catherine18071896
         Moreshead, William November 7, 1830 January 1, 1902
    Brother     Moreshead, John June 24, 1833 1904
    Sister     Moreshead, Mary July 27, 1835 August 21, 1881
    Brother     Moreshead, George John 1841 April 4, 1924
    Sister     Moreshead, Elizabeth 1842 October 26, 1931
    Brother     Moreshead, Edward Robert June 19, 1843 1917
    Brother     Moreshead, Joseph October 20, 1846 October 9, 1914
    Sister     Moreshead, Catherine Caroline June 8, 1849 1912
    Sister     Moreshead, Sophia Jane April 13, 1852 1922
    Brother     Moreshead, Nicholas 1837

Families

Family of Moreshead, William and McLean, Margaret

Married Wife McLean, Margaret ( * 1827 + August 1, 1862 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage January 3, 1856 Alberton, Lot 4, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Alberton Presbyterian  
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Moreshead, Catherine Jennieabout 18571940
Moreshead, Mary AnnJuly 6, 1858April 3, 1939
Moreshead, John NelsonJuly 10, 1860October 2, 1861

Family of Moreshead, William and Williams, Sophia Jane

Married Wife Williams, Sophia Jane ( * + before 1891 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage July 13, 1863 Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Marriage Registers  
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Moreshead, Belle
Moreshead, Thomas EdwardApril 5, 1864
Moreshead, Charlotte McNaughtAugust 8, 1865
Moreshead, Alexander JamesJanuary 18, 18711951