McArthur, William James

Birth Name McArthur, William James 1a 2a
Gender male
Age at Death 83 years, 10 months, 18 days

Narrative

WILLIAM JAMES MACARTHUR was born 13 April 1858 in O'Leary, Lot 6, West Prince County, PEI., and died 4 March 1942 in Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA.
He married JEMIMA FLORENCE CLEMENTS 9 November 1887 in Prince Edward Island, Canada. The minister was Benj. Chappell, a Methodist minister in Summerside, PEI; witnesses were C. J. McArthur and Mary A. McCarthy. Jemima Florence was born 26 August 1860 in PEI, and died 28 January 1939 in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA. In 1900, the family was living in Watertown, Massachusetts. The three children listed were Ethel (1888), Lester (1889), and Hillard (1891). The couple had been married 17 years and had had 3 children by that date. William was working as a starch maker. In 1910, the children listed were Lester, Stanley, Marion, Verna and Olive. By 1920, only Marion, Verna and Olive were at home. In 1930, the family was in Waltham, Massachusetts. William was 71, Florence 63, Marion 28 and Verna 26.

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth April 30, 1858 Port Hill, Lot 13, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada Social Security Claims Database, Mason membership card 1b 2b
Death March 18, 1942 Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States date from Mass Death Index, Masonic membership card  

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McArthur, Hugh M.March 17, 1812October 17, 1906
Mother Dyment Diamond, Susanna AshtonOctober 19, 1824May 19, 1913
    Sister     McArthur, Mary November 22, 1842 March 7, 1929
    Sister     McArthur, Ellen Helen Eleanor Ann January 1845 March 3, 1938
    Brother     McArthur, John September 15, 1848 April 23, 1934
    Sister     McArthur, Sarah Ann October 6, 1848 December 27, 1935
    Brother     McArthur, Duncan May 20, 1851 August 17, 1937
    Sister     McArthur, Louisa May 19, 1853
    Brother     McArthur, Edmund Wallis September 22, 1855 March 11, 1941
         McArthur, William James April 30, 1858 March 18, 1942
    Brother     McArthur, Robert Henry December 15, 1860 October 6, 1950
    Brother     McArthur, Abraham Spurgeon February 15, 1863 April 29, 1929
    Brother     McArthur, George Gordon December 23, 1865 September 7, 1944
    Brother     McArthur, Nathaniel Theodore December 25, 1867 December 25, 1958

Families

Family of McArthur, William James and Clements, Jemima Florence

Married Wife Clements, Jemima Florence ( * about 1867 + January 28, 1939 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage November 9, 1887 Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
McArthur, Ethel Constance18881972
McArthur, Lester Allison GoodwinFebruary 19, 1890November 4, 1960
McArthur, Hillard Hilliard StanleyApril 20, 1891April 5, 1938
McArthur, Enid Hope18931898
McArthur, Marion Florence19011982
McArthur, Verna MayFebruary 9, 1904May 5, 1980
McArthur, Olive Hattie19081928

Source References

  1. 1910 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Year: 1910; Census Place: Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_607; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 1057; Image: 105; FHL microfilm: 1374620.
      • Source text:

        Birth date: 1856 Birth place: Canada English Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Arrival date: 1893 Arrival place:

      • Page: Year: 1910; Census Place: Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_607; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 1057; Image: 105; FHL microfilm: 1374620.
      • Source text:

        Birth date: 1856 Birth place: Canada English Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Arrival date: 1893 Arrival place:

  2. 1881 Census of Canada
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        Birth date: abt 1858 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: abt 1858 Birth place: Prince Edward Island Residence date: 1891 Residence place: Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada