Deborah Whiting1

F, #74301, b. 24 October 1734, d. 11 April 1761
  • Birth*: 24 October 1734; Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Scott Stewart, Mar 11 2010.1
  • Marriage*: 3 May 1756; Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Scott Stewart, Mar 11 2010.; Principal=Abraham Selleck Jr.1
  • Death*: 11 April 1761; Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Scott Stewart, Mar 11 2010.1
  • Married Name: 3 May 1756; Selleck1

Family: Abraham Selleck Jr. b. 3 Dec 1735

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Ann ?1

F, #74302, b. 1813
  • Birth*: 1813; England; Date 1813 & location England per 1851 Census.1
  • Marriage*: before 1845; per 1851 Census.; Principal=Stephen Taylor1
  • Married Name: before 1845; Taylor1
  • Census*: 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 38 at 1851 Census: see Stephen Taylor1

Family: Stephen Taylor b. 1781

Citations

  1. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Samuel Sherwood

M, #74303, b. 22 February 1754, d. 1824

  • Birth*: 22 February 1754; Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, U.S.A.; Date Feb 22 1754 & location Newtown, Fairfield, CT per GEDCOM of Ross (RJones7598@aol.com) Oct 11 2012. Date Fev 22 1754 per GEDCOM of Roelof (rjb054@gmail.com) Oct 12 2012.
    Note: Adding Samuel Sherwood as father of Samuel Harris Sherwood because there are Murray Twp. Census records in 1814 and 1815 showing an older family (not likely the son) and then the 1816 Census showing both Samuel Sherwood and Samuel H. Sherwood.1
  • Marriage*: 2 December 1778; Date Dec 2 1778 per GEDCOM of Roelof (rjb054@gmail.com) Oct 12 2012.; Principal=Eunice Harris1
  • Death*: 1824; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1824 per GEDCOM of Roelof (rjb054@gmail.com) Oct 12 2012.1
  • Note*: circa 1785; South Fredericksburgh Twp., Sandhurst, Lennox & Addngton Co., Ontario; "Samuel Sherwood's place of origin has been Fairfield, Connecticut, to where his family had emigrated from England in 1634. An officer in one of the Loyalists' Regiments, he has been employed in recruiting in the Upper Provinces. He is a younger brother of Captain Justus Sherwood, Captain Meyers' former commander. By 1785, Samuel has established his post in the Lower Bay and there he has exchanged many goods and provided all manner of services for the settlers in that region. How he has elected to conduct trade in the Upper Bay. Sandhurst, six miles west of Ernestown settlement is here his Lower Bay post has been located. As a merchant his business interrests have been varies. There he has run a general store, stocked trappers and hunters, traded in furs and venison, and operated a distillery, selling liquor in abundant quantities. Among his services are the provision of inn rooms, care of others' animals, the making and selling of shoes, furniture, clothes and farm implements, and use of draft animals; servants are available for hire by the day, including his male slave and his hired man. Samuel Sherwood will not have his business established at Meyers' Creek until this following year." from "Hans Waltimeyer" by Jane Bennett Goddard, U.E., pg. 284 & 285.2
  • Residence*: 1785; South Fredericksburgh Twp., Sandhurst Portage, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; "Also in this same year of 1785, an ambitious Loyalist, Samuel Sherwood has come up into the Lower Bay are and has established a trading post at the Sandhurst Portage, a few miles westerly from Cataraqui, at the site of the important Indian carrying place northerly to Hay Bay. This post is to be the second opened up on the Bay de Kentie and is to survive its early founding the longest, with all the major settlers as customers over the years." from "Hans Waltimeyer" by Jane Bennett Goddard, U.E., pg. 229.2
  • Residence: 1787; South Fredericksburgh Twp., Sandhurst, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; "At Sandhurst, a settlement which is situated a few miles above King's Town in the Lower Bay, below Adolphustown, Samuel Sherwood, brother of Captain Justus Sherwood of wartime Secret Service fame, has opened up his trading centre, since this past two years. His account book, to be kept over a long period of time, will contain most of the names of the prominent settlers of the entire Bay area. This store is to carry on many years of trade, dealing in every available type of provision, from Mohawk muggasins to fine fabrics, and all manner of services, from obtaining leather for shoes to the shodding of horses and oxen and the transportation of small machinery from Lachine, Quebec. Samuel Sherwood will pursue, in total, a remarkable twenty-five year career of dealing with other settlers in enterprises ranging from money-lending and the provision of farm animals for lease to teh personal services of tailoring suits of clothes and many other customings fo the day." from "Hans Waltimeyer" by Jane Bennett Goddard, U.E., pg. 2249 & 250.2
  • Residence: 1789; South Fredericksburgh Twp., Sandhurst, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; "Of these people, Samuel Sherwood is the merchant who has operated an active trading post in the Lower Bay. His permanent rfemoval to Singleton's Creek will not be effected till 1791, although he has secured an interest in a situation here at this time." from "Hans Waltimeyer" by Jane Bennett Goddard, U.E., pg. 272.2
  • Residence: 1790; South Fredericksburgh Twp., Sandhurst, Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; "Samuel Sherwood is now becoming a active merchant in the Upper Bay region. The year of 1790 marks the historic date of the shipment down to Quebec by water of the first timber raft from the Bay of Kenty. Sherwood is soon to establish himself as a store-keeper in Meyers' Creek, but, before starting his business, his enterprise initially is to cut and lash a raft of timber, no mean feat, considering the immense size of the logs. From property drawn on the Bay shore in Sidney, he has cut his trees where they can be drawn by winch to the Bay shore. The raft is built in the Bay and chained together to form a large floating platform." from "Hans Waltimeyer" by Jane Bennett Goddard, U.E., pg. 284.2
  • Residence: 1791; Front of Thurlow, Lot 9, Hastings Co., Ontario; "The following are the names of those who settled upon the front, as supplied by the late G. Bleecker, Esq.: Commencing at Lot 1 ... No. 9, by Samuel Sherwood, who was an Indian trader." from "History of the Settlement of Upper Canada (Ontario,) With Special Reference to The Bay of Quinte", by William Canniff, pg 492.3
  • Residence: 1792; Thurlow Twp., Meyers' Creek, Hastings Co., Ontario; "William Bell and Samuel Sherwood are both continuing operations as store-keepers at Meyers' Creek this year." from "Hans Waltimeyer" by Jane Bennett Goddard, U.E., pg. 308. and ...
    "The industry begun by Samuel Sherwood, the rafting of timber, is being carried on by other merchants, also." from "Hans Waltimeyer" by Jane Bennett Goddard, U.E., pg. 312.2
  • Residence: 1800; Thurlow Twp., Meyers Creek, Hastings Co., Ontario; "The Officers of the Militia have sent the following request to Colonel Fergson in Kingston on October 23rd.: "We, the following of Militia, of the County of Hastings having agreed to have uniform clothing, do empower John Ferguson, Samuel Sherwood, Matthias Marsh and John McIntosh to agree with any person to furnish materials and we will pay for it as agreed upon by above persons. The uniforms to be red coats with blue facings, long yellow (rows of) buttons and white lining with shoulder straps. The Light Infantry to have short coats with wings."" from "Hans Waltimeyer", by Jane Bennett Goddard, U. E., pg. 3722
  • Residence: 1804; Thurlow Twp., Meyers Creek, Hastings Co., Ontario; "Captain George George W. Meyers is in account from the months of March through to May with the trading store of Samuel Sherwood for the purchase of whiskie. George seems to prefer Samuel Sherwood's whiskie to his own father's, just available at the top of the village!" from "Hans Waltimeyer" by Jane Bennett Goddard, U.E., pg. 384.2
  • Census: 1808; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1808 Assessment: Samuel Sherwood, Esq.; 400 acres uncult.
  • Census: 1809; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1809 Assessment: Samuel Sherwood; 400 acres uncult.
  • Census: 1810; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1810 Assessment: Samuel Sherwood, Esq.; 200 acres uncult.
  • Census*: 1814; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1814 Census: Samuel Sherwood; 1 male over 16; 1 male under 16; 1 female over 16
  • Census: 1815; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1815 Census: S. Sherwood; 2 males over 16; 1 male under 16; 2 females over 16
  • Census: 1815; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1815 Assessment: Samuel Sherwood; 200 acres uncult.
  • Census: 1816; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1816 Assessment: Samuel Sherwood; 180 acres uncult., 20 acres cult.
  • Census: 1816; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1816 Census: Samuel Sherwood; 1 male over 16; 1 male under 16; 1 female over 16
  • Census: 1817; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1817 Census: Samuel Sherwood; 2 males over 16; 1 male under 16; 1 female over 16; Total 4
  • Census: 1817; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1817 Assessment: Samuel Sherwood, Sr.; 120 acres uncult., 20 acres cult.
  • Census: 1818; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1818 Census: Samuel Sherwood; 3 males over 16; 2 females over 16; 1 male under 16; Total 6
  • Census: 1818; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1818 Assessment: Samuel Sherwood; 120 acres uncult., 30 acres cult.
  • Census: 1819; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1819 Census: Samuel Sherwood; 3 males over 16; 2 females over 16; 1 male under 16; Total 6
  • Census: 1820; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1819 Census: Samuel Sherwood; 1 male over 16; 1 male under 16; 1 female over 16; Total 3

Family: Eunice Harris b. c 1755

  • Marriage*: 2 December 1778; Date Dec 2 1778 per GEDCOM of Roelof (rjb054@gmail.com) Oct 12 2012.; Principal=Eunice Harris1

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S109] U.E. Jane Bennett Goddard, Hans Waltimeyer.
  3. [S110] Unknown compiler, William Canniff.

Eunice Harris1,2

F, #74304, b. circa 1755
  • Birth*: circa 1755; per GEDCOM of Roelof (rjb054@gmail.com) Oct 12 2012.2
  • Marriage*: 2 December 1778; Date Dec 2 1778 per GEDCOM of Roelof (rjb054@gmail.com) Oct 12 2012.; Principal=Samuel Sherwood2
  • Married Name: 2 December 1778; Sherwood

Family: Samuel Sherwood b. 22 Feb 1754, d. 1824

Citations

  1. Eunice Harris per GEDCOM of Roelof (e-mail address) Oct 12 2012.
  2. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

William Sherwood

M, #74305, b. circa 1800
  • Birth*: circa 1800; William Sherwood first appears in 1826 Murray Twp. Census with Samuel H. Sherwood. Is this a brother??
  • Census*: 1826; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1826 Census: William Sherwood; 1 male over 16; no land (just under Samuel H. Sherwood
  • Census: 1829; Conc B Lot 25, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1829 Assessment: William Sherwood; 1 male over 16; Conc B, Lot 25, W, 88 acres uncult., 12 acres cult.

Mary E. George1,2,3

F, #74309, b. circa 1822, d. circa 1830

  • Birth*: circa 1822; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1 female under 16 per 1823 Murray Census. " .. 2 girls died from scarlet fever ... " per email from Kathleen e. Coffee, Mar 5 2010.2
  • Death*: circa 1830; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; " .. 2 girls died from scarlet fever ... " per email from Kathleen e. Coffee, Mar 5 2010.2
  • Burial*: circa 1830; Covel Grove Pioneer Cemetery, Gosport, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) Mary E. George; Ann C. George (Memorial Wall at Covell Grove Cemetery, Gosport, May 23 2011)3

Citations

  1. Mary E. George per Memorial Wall.
  2. [S33] Unknown author, "Email Message," e-mail to unknown recipient.
  3. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.

Betsy George1,2,3

F, #74310, b. 1825, d. 14 November 1839

  • Birth*: 1825; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1825 per Cemetery Transcription - age 14 at death 1839. 3 females under 16 per 1825 Murray Census. " .. 2 girls died from scarlet fever ... " per email from Kathleen e. Coffee, Mar 5 2010.2,3
  • Death*: 14 November 1839; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date Nov 14 1839 per Cemetery Transcription. " .. 2 girls died from scarlet fever ... " per email from Kathleen E. Coffee, Mar 5 2010.2,3
  • Burial*: 15 November 1839; Covell Cemetery, Murray Twp., Gosport, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) Betsy George (Covell Grove Pioneer Cemetery, Gosport, May 23 2011) "Betsy died 14 November 1839, son of Josiah George and Charlotte Flindall" from page 118 of "The Municipality of Brighton" published in 2006 (taken from Cemetery Transcriptions in Ontario Archives)3,4

Citations

  1. Betsy per Cemetery Transcription.
  2. [S33] Unknown author, "Email Message," e-mail to unknown recipient.
  3. [S68] Brighton Council, Brighton Memories 2006.
  4. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.

Sophia A. McMasters1

F, #74311, b. 1852
  • Birth*: 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Date 1852 & location Ont. per 1871 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Age 19 at 1871 Census: see Samuel McMasters1

Citations

  1. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

James "Ransome" McMaster1,2,3

M, #74312, b. 12 November 1854, d. 6 February 1948
  • Birth*: 12 November 1854; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Date 1854 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date Nov 12 1854 & location Brighton Twp. per family tree of LindaSmithUE, July 20 2013.2,3
  • Marriage*: 19 January 1881; Trenton, Hastings Co., Ontario; per family tree of LindaSmithUE, July 20 2013.; Principal=Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Down3
  • Death*: 6 February 1948; Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; per family tree of LindaSmithUE, July 20 2013.3
  • Census*: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Age 17 at 1871 Census: see Samuel McMasters2
  • Note*: circa 1930; Brighton Twp., Orland, Northumberland Co., Ontario; J. R. McMaster appears in The Latimer Photos which were taken by Hugh Latimer during the early 1920s and late 1930s at his father's General Store in Orland. (The Latimer Photos, Codrington Public Library)4

Family: Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" Down b. 14 Dec 1859, d. 12 Jun 1915

Citations

  1. James "Ransome" McMaster per family tree of LindaSmithUE, July 20 2013.
  2. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S82] Tree on Ancestry.com, online unknown url.
  4. [S87] Unknown subject unknown record type; unknown repository.

William A. McMaster1,2,3

M, #74313, b. 5 June 1867, d. 12 September 1913

  • Birth*: 5 June 1867; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Date Jun 5 1867 per Memorial. Date 1867 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1867 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1867 & location Ont. per 1871 Census.2,4,5,3
  • Marriage*: circa 1900; Ontario; per Memorial.; Principal=Mary Elizabeth Oliver3
  • Death*: 12 September 1913; Ontario; Date Sep 12 1913 per Memorial.3
  • Burial*: 14 September 1913; Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) William A. McMaster; Born June 5, 1867; Died Sep 12, 1913; His Wife; Mary Elizabeth Oliver; Born: March 13, 1875; Died Sep. 2, 1954; McMASTER (Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Sep 26 2004)3
  • Census*: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Age 4 at 1871 Census: see Samuel McMasters2
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Age 14 at 1881 Census: see Samuel McMasters4
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 24 at 1891 Census: see Samuel McMasters5

Family: Mary Elizabeth Oliver b. 13 Mar 1875, d. 2 Sep 1954

Citations

  1. William A. McMaster per Memorial.
  2. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  4. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Ada Alice McMasters1,2,3,4

F, #74314, b. 1866
  • Birth*: 1866; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Date 1865 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1865 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1866 & location Ont. per 1871 Census.2,3,4
  • Census*: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Age 5 at 1871 Census: see Samuel McMasters2
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 16 at 1881 Census: see Samuel McMasters4
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 26 at 1891 Census: see Samuel McMasters3

Citations

  1. Ida per 1891 Census. Ada per 1871 Census. Alice per 1881 Census.
  2. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Alice McMasters1

F, #74315, b. 1865
  • Birth*: 1865; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario; Date 1865 & location Ont. per 1881 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberlnad Co., Ontario1

Citations

  1. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

James McMasters Jr.1,2,3

M, #74316, b. before 1791, d. circa 1825
  • Birth*: before 1791; Ontario; "James and Frances McMasters, orginally from Sidney Township, had five sons, four of who settled in Brighton Township in the early eighteenth century. The oldest, John, married Mary Margaret Manley and settled on lot 33 in concession C. ... Their children, were James Henry, who never married .. ; Mary Ann, who married Captain William Adolphus Corson; and Agnes, who married Charles Sager and settled near Conceson. Samuel McMasters, the second son, and his wife Sarah, settled on lot 34 in the concession 2. His children were Millie, who married William Breeze; Ransom, who married Elizabeth Down; Altha, who married Samuel Down; Alice, who married J. Baker and settled in Chicago; William, who married Mary Oliver; Ida Ann, who married Charles Peterson; and Manley, who married Eunice Town. Robert McMasters and his wife, Minerva Henchley, settled on lot 23 of concessin 2. Their chirldren were Sarah Ann, who married Charles Alexander; Cindi, who married William Keighton and Levi Alexander; Nichola, who married Minnie Carson and settled in Saskatchewan; Charles, John, and Frank, who all settled in California; Lydia, who married Robert Bullock; and Martha, who married Wilmot Lowe and William Farrow. Nicholas McMasters married Aura Lee, but he moved away from the area in the middle of the nineteenth century. George McMasters (1823-1906) married Maria Potts of Smithfield in 1842 and settled on lot 24 next to his brother Robert. They had a family of twelve. The oldest child, William, left for Texas in the late 1800's where he had a son, George. He and his wife, Mary, returned to the second concession around the turn of the century, but the son remained in Texas. They adopted Maude Penny, who was a seamstress in the Smithfield area known to many simply as "Maudie Mac". George's second child was Emily, who married Malcolm Terry. They had one child, Florence, who married Burton George of Smithfield; they were the parents of Frank George, a well known reeve of Brighton Township and warden for Northumberland County." from article "The McMasters of the Second Concession" on pages 57 & 58 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published in 2009.2
  • Baptism: 21 February 1791; Ontario; Baptism Feb 21 1791 by Rev. Lanhorn - per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.3
  • Marriage*: before 1813; Ontario; "James and Frances McMasters, orginally from Sidney Township, had five sons, four of who settled in Brighton Township in the early eighteenth century. The oldest, John, married Mary Margaret Manley and settled on lot 33 in concession C. ... Their children, were James Henry, who never married .. ; Mary Ann, who married Captain William Adolphus Corson; and Agnes, who married Charles Sager and settled near Conceson. Samuel McMasters, the second son, and his wife Sarah, settled on lot 34 in the concession 2. His children were Millie, who married William Breeze; Ransom, who married Elizabeth Down; Altha, who married Samuel Down; Alice, who married J. Baker and settled in Chicago; William, who married Mary Oliver; Ida Ann, who married Charles Peterson; and Manley, who married Eunice Town. Robert McMasters and his wife, Minerva Henchley, settled on lot 23 of concessin 2. Their chirldren were Sarah Ann, who married Charles Alexander; Cindi, who married William Keighton and Levi Alexander; Nichola, who married Minnie Carson and settled in Saskatchewan; Charles, John, and Frank, who all settled in California; Lydia, who married Robert Bullock; and Martha, who married Wilmot Lowe and William Farrow. Nicholas McMasters married Aura Lee, but he moved away from the area in the middle of the nineteenth century. George McMasters (1823-1906) married Maria Potts of Smithfield in 1842 and settled on lot 24 next to his brother Robert. They had a family of twelve. The oldest child, William, left for Texas in the late 1800's where he had a son, George. He and his wife, Mary, returned to the second concession around the turn of the century, but the son remained in Texas. They adopted Maude Penny, who was a seamstress in the Smithfield area known to many simply as "Maudie Mac". George's second child was Emily, who married Malcolm Terry. They had one child, Florence, who married Burton George of Smithfield; they were the parents of Frank George, a well known reeve of Brighton Township and warden for Northumberland County." from article "The McMasters of the Second Concession" on pages 57 & 58 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published in 2009.; Principal=Frances Powers2
  • Death*: circa 1825; Ontario; Date c. 1825 per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.3
  • Census*: 1822; Conc B, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1822 Assessment: James McMaster; Conc B.... (Shown immediately below James Powers, showing Conc B but no other info...)
  • Census: 1822; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1822 Census: James McMaster; 1 male over 16; 3 males under 16; 1 female over 16

Family: Frances Powers b. 1799

Citations

  1. James McMasters, Jr. per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.
  2. [S86] Unknown compiler, Brighton Township.
  3. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  4. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Frances Powers1,2,3

F, #74317, b. 1799
  • Birth*: 1799; England; Date 1799 & location England per 1881 Census. per pg. 57 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten.2,4
  • Marriage*: before 1813; Ontario; "James and Frances McMasters, orginally from Sidney Township, had five sons, four of who settled in Brighton Township in the early eighteenth century. The oldest, John, married Mary Margaret Manley and settled on lot 33 in concession C. ... Their children, were James Henry, who never married .. ; Mary Ann, who married Captain William Adolphus Corson; and Agnes, who married Charles Sager and settled near Conceson. Samuel McMasters, the second son, and his wife Sarah, settled on lot 34 in the concession 2. His children were Millie, who married William Breeze; Ransom, who married Elizabeth Down; Altha, who married Samuel Down; Alice, who married J. Baker and settled in Chicago; William, who married Mary Oliver; Ida Ann, who married Charles Peterson; and Manley, who married Eunice Town. Robert McMasters and his wife, Minerva Henchley, settled on lot 23 of concessin 2. Their chirldren were Sarah Ann, who married Charles Alexander; Cindi, who married William Keighton and Levi Alexander; Nichola, who married Minnie Carson and settled in Saskatchewan; Charles, John, and Frank, who all settled in California; Lydia, who married Robert Bullock; and Martha, who married Wilmot Lowe and William Farrow. Nicholas McMasters married Aura Lee, but he moved away from the area in the middle of the nineteenth century. George McMasters (1823-1906) married Maria Potts of Smithfield in 1842 and settled on lot 24 next to his brother Robert. They had a family of twelve. The oldest child, William, left for Texas in the late 1800's where he had a son, George. He and his wife, Mary, returned to the second concession around the turn of the century, but the son remained in Texas. They adopted Maude Penny, who was a seamstress in the Smithfield area known to many simply as "Maudie Mac". George's second child was Emily, who married Malcolm Terry. They had one child, Florence, who married Burton George of Smithfield; they were the parents of Frank George, a well known reeve of Brighton Township and warden for Northumberland County." from article "The McMasters of the Second Concession" on pages 57 & 58 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published in 2009.; Principal=James McMasters Jr.2
  • Married Name: before 1813; McMasters2
  • Census*: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 82 at 1881 Census: Samuel McMasters4

Family: James McMasters Jr. b. b 1791, d. c 1825

Citations

  1. Frances Powers per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.
  2. [S86] Unknown compiler, Brighton Township.
  3. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  4. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

John McMaster1,2,3

M, #74318, b. 1818, d. 7 December 1888

  • Birth*: 1818; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; Date 1818 per Memorial - age 70 at Death 1888. Date 1818 & location Sidney Twp. per Death Reg'n. Date 1817 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1816 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1816 & location Cda. per 1851 Census.2,4,5,6,3
  • Marriage*: before 1835; Ontario; per 1837 Census. per 1851 Census.; Principal=Mary Margaret Manley2
  • Death*: 7 December 1888; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#012531: Name: John McMasters; Date: Dec 7 1888; Age: 70; Occ.: farmer; Born: Sidney Twp.; Cause: nervous prostration; Phys. & Inf.: N. B. H. Dean, Brighton; Reg'd.: Dec 7 1888; Rel.: Meth.; Reg'r.: M. K. Lockwood (Ontario Death Registration, #012531-1888, ancestry.com)7
  • Burial*: 9 December 1888; Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) In; Memory of; John McMaster; Died; Dec 7 1888; Aged; 70 Years; ?He Is? Anchored; In The Harbor of; Eternal Rest; His Wife; Mary M.; 1820 - 1906 (Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Sep 26 2004)3
  • Census: 1837; Conc B Lot 18, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1837 Census: John McMaster; 1 male over 16; 1 male under 16; 1 female over 17; 3 females under 16; Total 8; Conc B, Lot 18, West 1/2, 50 acres uncult., 50 acres cult.
  • Census: 1837; Conc B Lot 18, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1837 Assessment: John McMaster; 1 male over 16; 1 male under 16; 1 female over 17; 3 females under 16; Total 6; Conc B, Lot 18, West 1/2, 50 acres uncult., 50 acres cult.
  • Census: 1838; Conc B Lot 18, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1838 Assessment: John McMaster; 1 male over 16; 1 male under 16; 1 female over 17; 3 females under 16; Total 6; Conc B, Lot 18, West 1/2, 50 acres uncult., 50 acres cult.
  • Census: 1839; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1839 Census: John McMaster; 1 male over 16; 1 male under 16; 1 female over 17; 3 females under 16
  • Census: 1840; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1840 Census: John McMaster; 1 male under 16; 1 male over 16; 7 female under 17; 1 female over 16
  • Census: 1841; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1841 Census: John McMaster; 2 male over 16; 1 female over 16
  • Census: 1848; Conc B Lot 18, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1848 Census: John McMaster; Conc B, Lot 18, occ., prop.; farmer
  • Census: 1850; Conc B Lot 18, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1850 Census: John McMaster; Conc B, Lot 18, occ., prop.; Total Persons: 11
  • Residence*: 1852; Conc B Lot 18, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per 1851 Census: Conc B, lot 18, 50 acres, Murray Twp.
    Note: There are two items for J. McMasters, both 50 acres, same location.2
  • Census*: 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 35 at 1851 Census: McMasters, John, 35, b. Cda., WM, yeoman, married; Mary, 29, b. Cda., EM, married; Mary Ann, 10; James H., 11 (1851 Census: Brighton Twp., pg. 106 of 160, line 22 - ancestry.com)
    Note: Just below is Simon McMasters - likely should say Samuel.2
  • Census: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 45 at 1861 Census: McMasters, Sr., John, 45, b. UC, WM, farmer, married; Mary, 37, b. UC, WM, married; James H., 20, b. UC, WM, lab., single; Mary A., 19; Agnes, 5 (1861 Census: Brighton Twp., pg. 333 of 899, line 46 - ancestry.com)4
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 64 at 1881 Census: McMasters, John, 64, b. Ont., Irish, CM, farmer, married; Mary M., 58, b. Ont., Ger., CM, married; James Henry, 40, b. Ont., Irish, CM, single; Courson, Jessie(f), 14, b. Ont., Irish, CM (1881 Census: Brighton Twp., dist. 123, sub-dist. d, pg. 22, line 19 - ancestry.com)5

Family: Mary Margaret Manley b. 1820, d. 1906

Citations

  1. John McMaster per Memorial.
  2. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  4. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  7. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #012531-1888.

Mary Margaret Manley1,2,3

F, #74319, b. 1820, d. 1906

  • Birth*: 1820; Ontario; Date 1820 per Memorial. Date 1823 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1824 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1822 & location Cda. per 1851 Census.2,4,5,3
  • Marriage*: before 1835; Ontario; per 1837 Census. per 1851 Census.; Principal=John McMaster2
  • Death*: 1906; Ontario; Date 1906 per Memorial.3
  • Burial*: 1906; Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Memorial: (See Exhibit) In; Memory of; John McMaster; Died; Dec 7 1888; Aged; 70 Years; ?He Is? Anchored; In The Harbor of; Eternal Rest; His Wife; Mary M.; 1820 - 1906 (Mount Hope Cemetery, Brighton, Sep 26 2004)3
  • Married Name: before 1840; McMaster2
  • Census*: 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 29 at 1851 Census: see John McMasters2
  • Census: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 37 at 1861 Census: see John McMasters4
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 58 at 1881 Census: see John McMasters5

Family: John McMaster b. 1818, d. 7 Dec 1888

  • Marriage*: before 1835; Ontario; per 1837 Census. per 1851 Census.; Principal=John McMaster2

Citations

  1. Mary M. per Memorial.
  2. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S15] Unknown author, Tombstone Inscription.
  4. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Mary Ann McMaster1

F, #74320, b. 1841
  • Birth*: 1841; Ontario; Date 1842 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1841 & location Cda. per 1851 Census.1,2
  • Census*: 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 10 at 1851 Census: see John McMasters1
  • Census: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 19 at 1861 Census: see John McMasters2

Citations

  1. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

James Henry McMaster1,2,3

M, #74321, b. 1840
  • Birth*: 1840; Ontario; Date 1841 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1841 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1840 & location Cda. per 1851 Census.2,4,3
  • Census*: 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 11 at 1851 Census: see John McMasters2
  • Census: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 20 at 1861 Census: see John McMasters4
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 40 at 1881 Census: see John McMasters3

Citations

  1. James Henry McMasters per 1881 Census.
  2. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

George McMasters1

M, #74322, b. 15 February 1822, d. 8 October 1906
  • Birth*: 15 February 1822; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; Date Feb 15 1822 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1824 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1824 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1824 & location UC per 1861 Census.1,2,3,4
  • Marriage*: 1842; Ontario; "George McMasters (1823-1906) married Maria Potts of Smithfield in 1842 and settled on lot 24 next to his brother Robert. They had a family of twelve. The oldest child, William, left for Texas in the late 1800's where he had a son, George. He and his wife, Mary, returned to the second concession around the turn of the century, but the son remained in Texas. They adopted Maude Penny, who was a seamstress in the Smithfield area known to many simply as "Maudie Mac". George's second child was Emily, who married Malcolm Terry. They had one child, Florence, who married Burton George of Smithfield; they were the parents of Frank George, a well known reeve of Brighton Township and warden for Northumberland County." from article "The McMasters of the Second Concession" on pages 57 & 58 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published in 2009.
    per 1861 Census.; Principal=Maria Potts1,5
  • Death*: 8 October 1906; Murray Twp., Smithfield, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#021128: Name: George McMasters; Date: Oct 8 1906; Age: 83; Res.: Smithfield; Occ.: farmer; Status: married; born: Ont.; Cause: old age; Phys. & Inf.: R. J. Wade; Rel.: Meth.; Reg'd.: Oct 8 1906; Reg'r.: Wm Little (Ontario Death Registration, #021128-1906, ancestry.com)6
  • Census: 1848; Conc B Lot 20, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1848 Census: George McMasters; Conc B, Lot 20, occ., non-prop.; farmer
  • Census: 1850; Conc B Lot 20, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; 1850 Census: George McMasters; Conc B, Lot 20, occ., non-prop.; Total Persons: 6
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 37 at 1861 Census: McMasters, George, 37, b. UC, WM, farmer, married; Maria, 37, b. UC, WM, married; W. A., 19, b. UC, WM, lab., single; E. L.(f), 17; James, 15; George, 13; M. N.(m), 11; Wallace, 9; Louisa, 7; Elijah, 5; R. A.(f), 3; Jane, 1 (1861 Census: Brighton Twp., pg. 342 of 899, line 47 - ancestry.com)1
  • Residence*: April 1871; Conc 2 Lot 24, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per 1871 Census: Conc 2, Lot 24, Brighton Twp., 100 acres, owner.2
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 47 at 1871 Census: McMaster, George, 47, b. Ont., Irish, WM, farmer, married; Mariah, 46, b. Ont., Eng., WM, married; George E., 21, b. Ont., Irish, WM, farmer, single; Manly N.(m), 20; Wallace H.?, 17; Elijah, 14; Rebecca A., 12; Annette J., Sophronia, 8; Louisa A.?, 5 (1871 Census: Brighotn Twp., div. 2, pg. 24, line 5 - Conc 2, Lot 24, 100 acres, owner)2
  • Residence: 1878; Conc 2 Lot 24, 25 & 26, Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; County Atlas: Name: G. McMaster; Township: Brighton; County: Northumberland; Date: 1878; Conc & Lot: II, 26 - 112 & II, 24 - 25 & II, 25 - 25 (https://digital.library.mcgill.ca/countyatlas/search.htm)7
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 57 at 1881 Census: McMasters, George, 57, b. Ont., Scot., CM, farmer, married; Maria, 57, b. Ont., Scot., CM, married; Euretta, 20; Sophronia, 17; Luria(f), 15; Goerge, 5; Elijah, 24, b. Ont., Scot., CM, farmer, married; Jane, 24, b. Ont., Eng., CM, married (1881 Census: Brighton Twp., dist. 123, sub-dist. C, pg. 19, line 7 - ancestry.com)4
  • Census: April 1901; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 78 at 1901 Census: McMasters, Geo., 78, b. Ont. r. Feb 15 1822, Eng., Meth., farmer, married; Maria, 78, b. Ont. r. Oct. 15 1822, Eng., Meth., married (1901 Census: Murray Twp., dist. 95, sub-dist. g-1, pg. 3, line 14 - Conc A, pt. Lot 22)3
  • Residence: April 1901; Conc A Lot 22, Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence per 1901 Census: Conc A, part of Lot 22, Murray Twp.3

Family: Maria Potts b. 15 Oct 1822

  • Marriage*: 1842; Ontario; "George McMasters (1823-1906) married Maria Potts of Smithfield in 1842 and settled on lot 24 next to his brother Robert. They had a family of twelve. The oldest child, William, left for Texas in the late 1800's where he had a son, George. He and his wife, Mary, returned to the second concession around the turn of the century, but the son remained in Texas. They adopted Maude Penny, who was a seamstress in the Smithfield area known to many simply as "Maudie Mac". George's second child was Emily, who married Malcolm Terry. They had one child, Florence, who married Burton George of Smithfield; they were the parents of Frank George, a well known reeve of Brighton Township and warden for Northumberland County." from article "The McMasters of the Second Concession" on pages 57 & 58 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published in 2009.
    per 1861 Census.; Principal=Maria Potts1,5

Citations

  1. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S86] Unknown compiler, Brighton Township.
  6. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #021128-1906.
  7. [S40] Unknown agency, Ontario County Atlas.

Maria Potts1

F, #74323, b. 15 October 1822
  • Birth*: 15 October 1822; Ontario; Date Oct 15 1822 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1824 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1825 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1824 & location UC per 1861 Census.1,2,3,4
  • Marriage*: 1842; Ontario; "George McMasters (1823-1906) married Maria Potts of Smithfield in 1842 and settled on lot 24 next to his brother Robert. They had a family of twelve. The oldest child, William, left for Texas in the late 1800's where he had a son, George. He and his wife, Mary, returned to the second concession around the turn of the century, but the son remained in Texas. They adopted Maude Penny, who was a seamstress in the Smithfield area known to many simply as "Maudie Mac". George's second child was Emily, who married Malcolm Terry. They had one child, Florence, who married Burton George of Smithfield; they were the parents of Frank George, a well known reeve of Brighton Township and warden for Northumberland County." from article "The McMasters of the Second Concession" on pages 57 & 58 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published in 2009.
    per 1861 Census.; Principal=George McMasters1,5
  • Married Name: 1842; McMasters1
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 37 at 1861 Census: see George McMasters1
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 46 at 1871 Census: see George McMasters2
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 57 at 1881 Census: see George McMasters4
  • Census: April 1901; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 78 at 1901 Census: see Georeg McMasters3

Family: George McMasters b. 15 Feb 1822, d. 8 Oct 1906

  • Marriage*: 1842; Ontario; "George McMasters (1823-1906) married Maria Potts of Smithfield in 1842 and settled on lot 24 next to his brother Robert. They had a family of twelve. The oldest child, William, left for Texas in the late 1800's where he had a son, George. He and his wife, Mary, returned to the second concession around the turn of the century, but the son remained in Texas. They adopted Maude Penny, who was a seamstress in the Smithfield area known to many simply as "Maudie Mac". George's second child was Emily, who married Malcolm Terry. They had one child, Florence, who married Burton George of Smithfield; they were the parents of Frank George, a well known reeve of Brighton Township and warden for Northumberland County." from article "The McMasters of the Second Concession" on pages 57 & 58 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published in 2009.
    per 1861 Census.; Principal=George McMasters1,5

Citations

  1. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  5. [S86] Unknown compiler, Brighton Township.