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.

William A. McMasters1,2,3,4

M, #74324, b. 1 January 1843
  • Birth*: 1 January 1843; Ontario; Date Jan 1 1843 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1843 & location Ont. per 1891 Census. Date 1842 & location UC per 1861 Census. from page 57 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published 2009.2,4,3,5
  • Marriage*: circa 1882; Ontario; "The oldest child, William, left for Texas in the late 1800s 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 are known to many simply as "Maudie Mac"." from page 57 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published 2009.; Principal=Mary ?4
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 19 at 1861 Census: see George McMasters2
  • Census: April 1891; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 48 at 1891 Census: McMasters, William, 48, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Meth., farmer, married; Mary, 30, b. Ont., p.b. Ont., Meth., married; Penny, Maude, 6, b. England, p.b. England, Meth., daughter (1891 Census: Brighton Twp., dist. 98, sub-dist. a-3, pg. 22, line 15 - ancestry.com)3
  • Census: April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 58 at 1901 Census: McMasters, William, 58, b. Ont. r. Jan 1 1843, Eng., Meth., Gardner, married; Mary, 43, b. Ont. r. Nov 25 1857, Eng., Meth., married; Maud, 16, b. Engand Mar 1 1885, Eng., Meth., adopted daughter, immig. 1890, single (1901 Census: Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., dist. 95, sub-dist. a-3, pg. 8, line 9 - ancestry.com)5

Family: Mary ? b. 25 Nov 1857

Citations

  1. W. A. per 1861 Census. William per 1891 Census. William McMasters from page 57 of "Brighton Township" by Florence Chatten, published 2009.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S6] Unknown author, 1891 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S86] Unknown compiler, Brighton Township.
  5. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

James McMasters1

M, #74326, b. 1846
  • Birth*: 1846; Ontario; Date 1846 & location UC per 1861 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 15 at 1861 Census: see George McMasters1

Citations

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

George McMasters1

M, #74327, b. 1848
  • Birth*: 1848; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1850 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1848 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1850 & location Murray Twp. per marriage reg'n.1,2,3
  • Marriage*: 26 February 1874; Cramahe Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#007180: Groom: George McMasters; Age: 24; Res.: Brighton Twp.; Born: Murray Twp.; Status: bachelor; Occ.; farmer; Parents: Geo. & Maria McMasters; Bride: Victoria Davidson; Age: 17; Res.: Cramahe Twp.; Born: Brighton Twp.; Status: spinster; Parents: Simon Davidson & Jane Potts; Wit.: Edward Davidson & Charlotte Potts, Cramahe; Date: Feb 26 1874; Place: Cramahe Twp.; Rel.: WM; Performed by: Rev. Geo. Browne; Reg'd.: Feb 27 1874 (Ontario Marriage Registration, #007180-1874, ancestry.com); Principal=Victoria Davidson4
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 13 at 1861 Census: see George McMasters1
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 21 at 1871 Census: see George McMasters2
  • Residence*: 26 February 1874; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence Brighton Twp. per marr. reg'n.3

Family: Victoria Davidson b. 1857

Citations

  1. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  4. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #007180-1874.