Burgoyne, Lily Gertrude

Birth Name Burgoyne, Lily Gertrude
Gender female
Age at Death 80 years, 2 months, 24 days


Lily Gertrude Burgoyne was the daughter of George Russel Burgoyne and Annabelle Chappell, according to the History of Margate, her father's obit. and the PEI Baptismal Index. Her gravestone says Lily Gertrude (Burgoyne) Wood, October 8 1891-October 2 1972. Some sources say her first name was Lilea or Lilla.

Lily married Lemuel Wood in 1909. They had Mildred, and another daughter who died young. Lemuel signed up to go overseas when war was declared with Germany.

Lily's marrage to Lemuel Wood ended in divorce, not long after he returned home from the war. When Llly's father died in 1920, the obituary said "He leaves to mourn his loss a heart-broken widow, one son, John Russel, and two daughters, Mrs. Keir McAllister [Cassie Mildred] of Fountain Road, and Lilla at home, to mourn the loss of a loving husband and father."

Groom's Name Lemuel Wood
Groom's Residence Founds Mills
Groom's Status Bachelor
Bride's Name Lilla Gertrude Burgoyne
Bride's Residence Founds Mills
Bride's Status Spinster
Date of Marriage License or Bond 27 October 1909
Date of Marriage Ceremony 10 November 1909
Officiant's Name Henry Pierce
Source RG19, Series3, Subseries4: Marriage Licenses, 1909


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth October 8, 1891 Granville, Lot 21, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada parents were Annabelle and Russel; name was sometimes Lilla  
Death 1972 North Granville, Lot 21, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Burgoyne, George Russell1919
Mother Chappell, Annabelle Arabella BellaJanuary 10, 1871
         Burgoyne, Lily Gertrude October 8, 1891 1972
    Sister     Burgoyne, M. Susie


Family of Wood, Lemuel and Burgoyne, Lily Gertrude

Married Husband Wood, Lemuel ( * August 5, 1886 + 1966 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage November 11, 1909 Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Divorce 1921 Virginia, United States    
Name Birth Date Death Date
Wood, Mildred AnnabellaJuly 10, 19102003
Wood, Beulah19151916