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.

Manly N. McMasters1,2,3

M, #74328, b. 1849
  • Birth*: 1849; Ontario; Date 1851 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1849 & location UC per 1861 Census.2,3
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 11 at 1861 Census: see George McMasters2
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 20 at 1871 Census: see George McMasters3

Citations

  1. Manly N. McMaster per 1871 Census. M. N. per 1861 Census.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Wallace McMasters1

M, #74329, b. 1852
  • Birth*: 1852; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1854 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1852 & location UC per 1861 Census.1,2
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 9 at 1861 Census: see George McMasters1
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 17 at 1871 Census: see George McMasters2

Citations

  1. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  2. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Louisa McMasters1

F, #74330, b. 1854
  • Birth*: 1854; Ontario; Date 1854 & location UC per 1861 Census.1
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 7 at 1861 Census: see George McMasters1

Citations

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

Elijah McMaster1,2,3,4

M, #74331, b. 6 March 1857, d. 5 July 1921
  • Birth*: 6 March 1857; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1857 & location Brighton per Death Reg'n. Date 1858 & location Ont. per 1916 Census. Date Mar 6 1857 & location Ont. rural per 1901 Census. Date 1856 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1857 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1856 & location UC per 1861 Census. Date 1857 & location Brighton Twp. per marr. reg'n.2,5,6,4,7,8,3
  • Marriage*: 14 December 1880; Trenton, Hastings Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#003922: Groom: Elijah McMasters; Age: 23; Res. & Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: farmer; Parents: George & Maria McMaster; Bride: Jennie Doonan; Age: 23; Res.: Sindey; Born: Murray; Status: spinster; Parents: Francis & susan Doonan; Wit.: Maria T.? Youngs & L. M. Carr, Trenton; Date: Dec 14 1880; Place: Trenton; Rel.: CM; Performed by: Rev. William Young; Reg'r.: Jerh Simmons, Trenton (Ontario Marriage Registration, #003922-1880, ancestry.com); Principal=Margaret Jane "Jennie" Doonan9
  • Death*: 5 July 1921; Murray Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n.#024180: Name: Elijah McMaster; Date: Jul 5 1921; Age: 64y 4m; Res.: Murray Twp., 3 weeks; Born: Brighton, 1857; Status: married; Occ.: farmer; Parents: George McMasters & Maria Potts, b. Ont.; Inf.: Byron A. McMaster, Trenton, son; Burial: Smithfield, July 9 1921; Und.: N. J. McNair, Trenton; Cause: convulsions; Phys.: F. J. Farley, Trenton; Reg'd.: Jul 5 1921; Reg'r.: E. M. Wessels, Wooler (Ontario Death Registration, #024180-1921, ancestry.com)
    Note: Surname spelling shows no "s" for deceased and most likely an "s" inended for the parents and the informant???10
  • Burial*: 9 July 1921; Smithfield, Northumberland Co., Ontario; Per Death Reg'n.3
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 5 at 1861 Census: see George McMasters2
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 14 at 1871 Census: see George McMasters5
  • Residence*: 14 December 1880; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Residence Brighton Twp. per marr. reg'n.4
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 24 at 1881 Census: see George McMasters6
  • Census: April 1901; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 44 at 1901 Census: McMasters, Elijah, 44, b. Ont. r. Mar 6 1857, Eng., Meth., farmer, married; Margaret, 44, b. Ont. r. Jan 22 1857, Eng., Meth., married; Arthur, 19, b. Ont. r. Nov 10? 1881, Eng., Meth., son, single; Pearl, 17, b. Ont. r. Sep 6 1884, daughter; Ernest, 8, b. Ont. r. Nov 12 1892, son (1901 Census: Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., dist. 95, sub-dist. a-3, pg. 8, line 18 - ancestry.com)7
  • Census: 1916; Twp 16 Rge 11 W3, Swift Current Dist., Saskatchewan; Age 58 at 1916 Census: McMaster, Elijah, 58, b. Ont., Meth., farmer, married; Margaret Jane, 58, b. Ont., Meth., married; Ernest, 23, b. Ont., Meth., farmer, married; Evelyn Stella, 20, b. Ont., Meth., married; Norval Nevelle(m), 10/12, b. Sask., son; George, 40, b. Ont., Meth., farmer, married; Annie, 31, b. Ont., Meth., married; Elizabeth, 10, b. Ont., daughter (1916 Census: Swift Current Dist., Saskatchewan, Twp. 16, Range 11 - dist. 30, sub-dist. 19, pg. 8, line 3 - ancestry.com)
    Note: The surname is spelled pretty clearly without the "S" where it had been with the "S" pretty consitently before moving west.8

Family: Margaret Jane "Jennie" Doonan b. 22 Jan 1857, d. 2 Dec 1938

  • Marriage*: 14 December 1880; Trenton, Hastings Co., Ontario; Marriage Reg'n.#003922: Groom: Elijah McMasters; Age: 23; Res. & Born: Brighton; Status: bachelor; Occ.: farmer; Parents: George & Maria McMaster; Bride: Jennie Doonan; Age: 23; Res.: Sindey; Born: Murray; Status: spinster; Parents: Francis & susan Doonan; Wit.: Maria T.? Youngs & L. M. Carr, Trenton; Date: Dec 14 1880; Place: Trenton; Rel.: CM; Performed by: Rev. William Young; Reg'r.: Jerh Simmons, Trenton (Ontario Marriage Registration, #003922-1880, ancestry.com); Principal=Margaret Jane "Jennie" Doonan9

Citations

  1. Elijah McMaster per Death Reg'n. Elijah McMasters per marr. reg'n.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives.
  4. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm.
  5. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  6. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  7. [S13] Unknown author, 1901 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  8. [S80] 1916 Census Western Canada, online unknown url.
  9. [S8] Unknown author, Ontario Archives, Record Type: Microfilm, #003922-1880.
  10. [S12] Unknown author, Ontario Death Registrations, Record Type: microfilm, Name Of Person: Ontario Archives, #024180-1921.

Euretta Jane McMasters1,2,3,4

F, #74332, b. 1860
  • Birth*: 1860; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Date 1861 & location Ont. per 1881 Census. Date 1861 & location Ont. per 1871 Census. Date 1860 & location UC per 1861 Census.2,3,4
  • Census*: April 1861; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 1 at 1861 Census: see George McMasters2
  • Census: April 1871; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 10 at 1871 Census: see George McMasters3
  • Census: April 1881; Brighton Twp., Northumberland Co., Ontario; Age 20 at 1881 Census: see George McMasters4

Citations

  1. Euretta per 1881 Census. Jane per 1861 Census. Annetta J. per 1871 Census.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S14] Unknown author, 1871 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  4. [S16] Unknown author, 1881 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

James McMasters Sr.1

M, #74333, b. circa 1760, d. 1842
  • Birth*: circa 1760; Quebec; Date c. 1752 & location Quebec per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Marriage*: circa 1786; Ontario; " ... Catherine was the eldest ... " per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Mary Peterson1
  • Death*: 1842; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; Date 1842 & location Sidney Twp. per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Residence*: 1784; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; "Member of Captain Peter Ruttan's party of Associated Loyalist that settled in Adolphustown along with Maj. Peter Vanalstine in 1784." per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, March 13, 2010.1

Family: Mary Peterson b. b 1769

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Mary Peterson1

F, #74334, b. before 1769
  • Birth*: before 1769; New York, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Baptism: 6 September 1769; New York, U.S.A.; Baptism Sep 6 1769 in NY per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Marriage*: circa 1786; Ontario; " ... Catherine was the eldest ... " per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=James McMasters Sr.1
  • Married Name: circa 1786; McMasters1

Family: James McMasters Sr. b. c 1760, d. 1842

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Nancy McMasters1

F, #74335, b. 1789, d. after 1871
  • Birth*: 1789; Ontario; Date 1790 & location UC per 1861 Census. per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1,2
  • Baptism: 12 January 1789; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario; Date Jan 12 1789 & location Adolphustown per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Marriage*: circa 1810; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Ira Belnap1
  • Marriage*: 1820; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Charles Bonisteel1
  • Death*: after 1871; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Married Name: circa 1810; Belnap1
  • Married Name: 1820; Bonisteel1
  • Census*: April 1861; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; Age 71 at 1861 Census: see Charles Bonisteel2

Family 1: Ira Belnap b. c 1786

  • Marriage*: circa 1810; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Ira Belnap1

Family 2: Charles Bonisteel b. 1783

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Ira Belnap1

M, #74336, b. circa 1786
  • Birth*: circa 1786; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.
  • Marriage*: circa 1810; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Nancy McMasters1

Family: Nancy McMasters b. 1789, d. a 1871

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Charles Bonisteel1

M, #74337, b. 1783
  • Birth*: 1783; U.S.A.; Date 1783 & locaiton USA per 1861 Census. per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1,2
  • Marriage*: 1820; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Nancy McMasters1
  • Census*: April 1861; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; Age 78 at 1861 Census: Bonisteel, Charles, 78, b. USA, CE, farmer, married; Nancy, 71, b. USA, CE, married; Charles R.?, 42, b. UC, WM, farmer, married; Elizabeth, 41, b. UC, WM, married; Catharine, 20, b/ UC, WM, single; Charles H.?, 18; Deborah, 16; Nancy ?, 13; Harriet E., 11; William M., 9; George, 6 (1861 Census: Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., pg. 293 of 983, line 37 - ancestry.com)2

Family: Nancy McMasters b. 1789, d. a 1871

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.
  3. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Jacob McMasters1

M, #74338, b. 1795, d. 23 September 1878
  • Birth*: 1795; Ontario; Date 1795 & location Cda. per 1851 Census. per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1,2
  • Marriage*: circa 1812; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Catherine ?1
  • Marriage*: 1825; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Jane ?1
  • Death*: 23 September 1878; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Census*: 1852; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; Age 56 at 1851 Census: McMasters, Jacob, 56, b. Cda., WM, farmer, married; Catharine J.?, 57, b. USA, WM, married; James, 35, b. Cda., WM, lab., single; Jacob, 17; Catharine, 14; John, 10; George, 8 (1861 Census: Sidney Twp., pg. 91, of 186, line 41 - ancestry.com)2

Family 1: Catherine ? b. 1794

Family 2: Jane ? b. c 1795

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Catherine ?1

F, #74339, b. 1794
  • Birth*: 1794; U.S.A.; Date 1794 & location USA per 1851 Census. per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1,2
  • Marriage*: circa 1812; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Jacob McMasters1
  • Married Name: circa 1812; McMasters1
  • Census*: 1852; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; Age 57 at 1851 Census: see Jacob McMasters2

Family: Jacob McMasters b. 1795, d. 23 Sep 1878

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.
  2. [S11] Unknown author, 1851 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm.

Jane ?1

F, #74340, b. circa 1795
  • Birth*: circa 1795; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Marriage*: 1825; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Jacob McMasters1
  • Married Name: 1825; McMasters1

Family: Jacob McMasters b. 1795, d. 23 Sep 1878

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

William A. McMasters1

M, #74341, b. 4 June 1821, d. 20 December 1893
  • Birth*: 4 June 1821; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Marriage*: 23 December 1845; Hastings Co., Ontario; " .. 1861 Conc 1 Lot 17, Sidney .. " per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Elizabeth Finkle1
  • Death*: 20 December 1893; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Burial*: 22 December 1893; White's Cemetery, Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1

Family: Elizabeth Finkle b. 8 Jun 1826, d. 21 Apr 1900

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Elizabeth Finkle1

F, #74342, b. 8 June 1826, d. 21 April 1900
  • Birth*: 8 June 1826; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Marriage*: 23 December 1845; Hastings Co., Ontario; " .. 1861 Conc 1 Lot 17, Sidney .. " per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=William A. McMasters1
  • Death*: 21 April 1900; Watertown, New York, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Married Name: 23 December 1845; McMasters1

Family: William A. McMasters b. 4 Jun 1821, d. 20 Dec 1893

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Jacob Finkle1

M, #74343, b. 15 July 1785, d. 12 January 1862
  • Birth*: 15 July 1785; Brunswick, Albany Co., New York, U.S.A.; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1
  • Marriage*: 29 October 1809; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Hannah Peterson1
  • Death*: 12 January 1862; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.1

Family: Hannah Peterson b. 13 Oct 1789, d. 16 May 1840

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.

Hannah Peterson1

F, #74344, b. 13 October 1789, d. 16 May 1840
  • Birth*: 13 October 1789; Adolphustown Twp., Lennox & Addington Co., Ontario1
  • Marriage*: 29 October 1809; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario; per GEDCOM of Kathy Nelzen, Mar 13 2010.; Principal=Jacob Finkle1
  • Death*: 16 May 1840; Sidney Twp., Hastings Co., Ontario1
  • Married Name: 29 October 1809; Finkle1

Family: Jacob Finkle b. 15 Jul 1785, d. 12 Jan 1862

Citations

  1. [S22] Rootsweb, online unknown url.