The Descendants of Edward Heckbert


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Submitted by Carole (Heckbert) McCracken - landsend@nbnet.nb.ca

This genealogy report is a work in progress. It is a compilation of information based on documented sources as well as anecdotal evidence, so may contain errors or omissions. I welcome questions or comments from anyone interested in the Heckbert genealogy. There are additional generations of this family to share.


Descendants of Edward Heckbert

Generation No. 1

1. EDWARD1 HECKBERT was born Abt. 1783 in Constants Switzerland, and died Bef. 1865. He married (1) ? Bef. 1816. He married (2) DOROTHEA D KLEIN 18 Sep 1816 in Halifax NS, daughter of VALENTIN KLEIN and MAGDELENE (SMITH). She was born 03 Oct 1794 in NS, and died 08 Oct 1865.

Children of EDWARD HECKBERT and DOROTHEA KLEIN are:

2. i. MARY ANN2 HECKBERT, b. 01 Sep 1817, Halifax NS; d. 13 Jul 1914, Rockingham Halifax County NS.

3. ii. JOHN A HECKBERT, b. 1818, NS; d. 30 Oct 1899, Summerside PEI.

Generation No. 2

2. MARY ANN2 HECKBERT (EDWARD1) was born 01 Sep 1817 in Halifax NS, and died 13 Jul 1914 in Rockingham Halifax County NS. She married WILLIAM EDWARD SHEFFER 16 Sep 1837 in Halifax NS, son of JACOB SHEFFER and FRANCES. He was born 12 May 1812 in Halifax NS, and died 12 Nov 1881 in Halifax NS.

Children of MARY HECKBERT and WILLIAM SHEFFER are:

4. i. ELISA (ELIZA)3 SHEFFER, b. 10 Oct 1838, Bedford Road Halifax NS; d. 26 Dec 1926, Everett MA.

5. ii. FRANCES SHEFFER, b. 18 Sep 1840, Halifax NS; d. 14 Aug 1919.

3. JOHN A2 HECKBERT (EDWARD1) was born 1818 in NS, and died 30 Oct 1899 in Summerside PEI. He married NANCY ANN READ 1838 in NS, daughter of JOHN READ and ISABELLA DONKIN. She was born Abt. 1821 in Minudie NS, and died 21 Mar 1888 in Summerside PEI.

Children of JOHN HECKBERT and NANCY READ are:

6. i. JOHN WILLIAM3 HECKBERT, b. 03 Mar 1841, Amherst NS (or PEI).

7. ii. JOSEPH EDWARD HECKBERT, b. 11 Sep 1842, Summerside PEI; d. 21 Jun 1876, Charlottetown PEI.

8. iii. EVELINA HECKBERT, b. 11 May 1843, Summerside PEI.

9. iv. CHARLES LOCKHART HECKBERT, b. 28 Nov 1846, Summerside PEI; d. 1943, Summerside PEI.

10. v. ISABELLA HECKBERT, b. 18 Nov 1849, Wilmot Creek Summerside PEI.

11. vi. BENJAMIN HECKBERT, b. 22 Oct 1850, Summerside PEI; d. 1876.

12. vii. MARTIN ASHER HECKBERT, b. 26 Jun 1855, Summerside PEI; d. 1939, Summerside PEI.

13. viii. RUFUS ALBERT HECKBERT, b. Bet. 04 Sep 1857 - 1860, Summerside PEI; d. 15 Dec 1932, Summerside PEI.

14. ix. ANNIE ADA HECKBERT, b. 08 Oct 1864, Summerside PEI.

Generation No. 3

4. ELISA (ELIZA)3 SHEFFER (MARY ANN2 HECKBERT, EDWARD1) was born 10 Oct 1838 in Bedford Road Halifax NS, and died 26 Dec 1926 in Everett MA. She married JOHN COOPER BRANDER 15 Sep 1881 in Halifax NS, son of JOHN BRANDER and SUSANNAH MCGREGOR. He was born 09 Oct 1840 in Halifax NS, and died 22 Jan 1890 in Chelsea MA.

Child of ELISA SHEFFER and JOHN BRANDER is:

i. EGBERT SHEFFER4 BRANDER, b. 06 Feb 1884, Rockingham NS; d. 25 Oct 1945, Winchester MA; m. ANNE FRANCES DONNELLY, 12 Sep 1906, Everett MA; b. 11 Mar 1889, Chelsea MA; d. 14 Jan 1985, Everett MA.

5. FRANCES3 SHEFFER (MARY ANN2 HECKBERT, EDWARD1) was born 18 Sep 1840 in Halifax NS, and died 14 Aug 1919. She married ALFRED JOHN BAYER 15 Sep 1862 in Halifax NS. He was born 1841 in NS, and died 30 May 1903 in Rockingham NS.

Children of FRANCES SHEFFER and ALFRED BAYER are:

i. FREDERICK REX4 BAYER.

ii. ANNIE LOUISE BAYER, b. 12 Jul 1863, NS.

iii. FRANK EDWARD BAYER, b. 10 Dec 1865, NS.

iv. GRACIE CALDWELL BAYER, b. 15 Oct 1866.

v. RAYMOND THOMAS BAYER, b. 12 Nov 1868, NS.

vi. ALFRED HECKBERT BAYER, b. 11 Apr 1870; d. 1871.

vii. LEWIS JUDSON BAYER, b. 01 Feb 1872.

viii. FRANCES BLANCHE BAYER, b. 03 Apr 1873, NS.

ix. MARY SUSAN BAYER, b. 26 May 1875, NS.

x. BERTHA MAUDE BAYER, b. 03 Feb 1877, NS.

xi. FREDERICK ALFRED BAYER, b. 24 Nov 1879, NS; m. EFFIE ANN ?.

6. JOHN WILLIAM3 HECKBERT (JOHN A2, EDWARD1) was born 03 Mar 1841 in Amherst NS (or PEI). He married (1) FRANCES C. MCLEOD 28 Apr 1865 in PEI, daughter of DONALD MCLEOD and MARY ?. She was born Aug 1847 in Dundas Kings PEI, and died 08 Feb 1891 in Woburn Middlesex MA. He married (2) AMELIA (MINNIE) ANN POWER (POWERS) 06 May 1893 in Woburn MA, daughter of JOHN POWER and MARY ?. She was born 06 Jun 1873 in Summerside PEI, and died 06 Dec 1915 in Medford MA.

Children of JOHN HECKBERT and FRANCES MCLEOD are:

i. PERCY ST CLAIR4 HECKBERT, b. 02 Feb 1866, PEI; d. 1932, Medford MA; m. EMMA SOPHIA ANNA LUTES, Abt. 1891, Medford MA; b. 24 Jul 1873, Moncton WestmorlandNB; d. 1933, Medford Middlesex MA.

ii. ARTHUR LEWIS HECKBERT, b. 16 Oct 1868, Woburn MA; d. 25 Sep 1927; m. (1) ELLEN (ELLA) AULL LESLIE, 22 Oct 1890, Woburn MA; b. 08 Sep 1867, Woburn MA; m. (2) HARRIET E SNOW, 04 Sep 1907, Lynn MA; b. Abt. 1881, Ashland MA; m. (3) EMMA FOSTER PULSIFER, 27 Jun 1908, Central Falls RI or Auburn ME; b. 1869; d. 20 Jan 1961, Auburn ME.

iii. EDWIN ERNEST HECKBERT, b. 16 Oct 1870, Woburn MA; d. 08 Dec 1932, Portland OR; m. GEORGIANA BURNS (ALICE H) RICHARDSON, 08 Jan 1900, South Portland ME; b. 17 Apr 1878, Woburn MA; d. 12 Aug 1964, Multnomah OR.

iv. WILLIAM HERBERT HECKBERT, b. 17 Jun 1874, Woburn MA; d. 04 Dec 1921, Summit County OH; m. (1) ETHEL IRENE MCDONALD, 09 Jun 1900, South Portland ME; b. 25 Jun 1875, Cape Elizabeth ME; d. 22 Jan 1909, Portland ME; m. (2) PEARL BELLE GARRETT, 22 Feb 1910, Vancouver BC; b. 05 May 1878, Hopewell (Shreve) OH; d. 25 Nov 1968, Huron (New London) OH.

v. AARON (EARLE) EVERETT HECKBERT, b. 27 Oct 1879, Woburn MA; d. 14 Nov 1882, Woburn MA.

vi. EVERETT HECKBERT, b. Sep 1888, Middlesex MA; d. 1889.

Children of JOHN HECKBERT and AMELIA (POWERS) are:

vii. FRANK W4 HECKBERT, b. Feb 1891, Canada; d. 04 Oct 1915, Boston MA.

viii. FRANCES H HECKBERT, b. 23 Dec 1891, MA; d. 01 Sep 1968, Woburn MA.

ix. CLARA HECKBERT, b. 06 Mar 1895, Woburn MA; d. 06 Mar 1895, Woburn MA.

x. CLARA ELLEN GEORGIANNA HECKBERT, b. 28 Jan 1896, Woburn MA; d. 11 Sep 1896, Woburn MA.

xi. PEARLINE V HECKBERT, b. 10 Dec 1897, Woburn MA; d. 24 Jul 1898, Woburn MA.

xii. GEORGE WILLIAM HECKBERT, b. 24 Sep 1902, Woburn MA; d. 10 Feb 1903, Woburn MA.

7. JOSEPH EDWARD3 HECKBERT (JOHN A2, EDWARD1) was born 11 Sep 1842 in Summerside PEI, and died 21 Jun 1876 in Charlottetown PEI. He married (1) NANCY ELLEN (ANNIE) DUGGAN 14 Jan 1861 in Saint Eleanors PEI, daughter of JOHN DUGGAN and DOROTHY CHAMPION. She was born 08 Oct 1838 in New London Queens PEI, and died 1896. He married (2) MARGARET MCNEIL 22 Aug 1874 in Charlottetown PEI.

Children of JOSEPH HECKBERT and NANCY DUGGAN are:

i. JOHN WESLEY4 HECKBERT, b. 28 Nov 1860, Richmond Village PEI; d. 12 Jul 1949, Bedeque PEI; m. (1) LILY MCGOUGAN SUDSBURY, 02 Nov 1886; b. 20 Nov 1865; d. 1898; m. (2) MARGARET JANE GRAHAM, 04 Nov 1898, Malpeque PEI; b. 21 Jul 1875, Rustico PEI; d. 09 Oct 1924, Summerside PEI; m. (3) WINNIFRED ETHEL GOULD, 30 Apr 1927, Bedeque PEI; b. 09 Sep 1892, PEI; d. 23 Jan 1983, St Andrews NB.

ii. REUBEN HECKBERT, b. 04 Jan 1865, PEI; m. ELIZABETH JANE BASSETT, 1881; b. 03 Jun 1867, PEI.

iii. SYDNEY DUNCAN HECKBERT, b. 28 Feb 1868, Summerside PEI; d. 05 Aug 1953, Chatham NB; m. ESTELLA MARIA BOWSER, 14 Mar 1888, Reading MA; b. 17 May 1868, Sackville NB; d. 08 Feb 1939, Chatham NB.

iv. CHARLES EDWARD HECKBERT, b. 20 Oct 1870, Summerside PEI; d. 11 May 1922, Alford Lake Hope ME; m. (1) JESSIE BELL MAYHEW, Abt. 1891; b. Sep 1873, PEI; d. 21 Jul 1922, Rockland ME; m. (2) HELEN C GUYETTE, 15 Oct 1913, Rockland ME; b. Abt. 1862, Glen Falls NY.

v. AMY MINETTA HECKBERT, b. Mar 1875, Summerside PEI; d. 15 Apr 1961, Thomaston ME; m. EDWIN ARTHUR DEAN, 01 May 1899, Rockland ME; b. 1869, Rockland ME; d. 21 Apr 1945, Thomaston ME.

8. EVELINA3 HECKBERT (JOHN A2, EDWARD1) was born 11 May 1843 in Summerside PEI. She married (1) EDWARD RAYNER 22 Sep 1862 in Summerside PEI, son of EDWARD RAYNER and ELIZABETH CANNON. He was born 18 Nov 1837 in Travellers Rest PEI, and died 1883 in PEI. She married (2) LEVI CLARK (CLARKE) 15 Nov 1884 in Moncton NB. He was born Abt. 1837, and died 05 Nov 1892 in Moncton NB. She married (3) JAMES NELSON TARRIS 17 Dec 1892 in Moncton NB, son of ASA TARRIS and ESTHER NEIL. He was born 26 Jul 1841 in NB.

Children of EVELINA HECKBERT and EDWARD RAYNER are:

i. ADA4 RAYNOR, b. 22 Sep 1863, St Eleanors PEI; d. 20 Jan 1868.

ii. ANN BERTHA RAYNOR, b. 10 Mar 1864, St Eleanors PEI; d. 14 May 1940, Stockton Springs ME; m. ALBERT MICHAEL DAWSON, 13 Sep 1885, Moncton NB; b. 22 Jun 1872, Windsor NS; d. 10 Oct 1953, Searsport Waldo ME.

iii. CHARLES PERCY RAYNOR, b. Oct 1866, St Eleanors PEI; d. Bef. 1870.

iv. JESSIE ISABELLA RAYNOR, b. 08 Jun 1868, St Eleanors PEI.

v. CHARLES PERCY RAYNOR, b. 1870, St Eleanors PEI.

vi. FRANCES MAUD (DOROTHY) RAYNOR, b. 07 May 1871, St Eleanors PEI; d. 28 Jun 1943, Westmorland NB; m. (1) JASPER E METCALFE; b. 06 May 1894, Beverly MA; d. Westmorland NB; m. (2) ALBERT KOOPMAN, 20 Sep 1939, Moncton Westmorland NB.

vii. ALFRED ERNEST RAYNOR, b. 1874, St Eleanors PEI.

viii. LEONA RAYNOR, b. 15 May 1876, St Eleanors PEI; d. Bef. 1881.

ix. ELLA DORA RAYNOR, b. 1878, St Eleanors PEI.

x. LENSA RAYNOR, b. Oct 1880, PEI.

xi. GERTIE RAYNOR, b. Abt. 1881.

xii. ETHEL RAYNOR, b. Abt. 1882.

xiii. EDGARRAYNOR, b. Abt. 1883.

Child of EVELINA HECKBERT and LEVI (CLARKE) is:

xiv. MYRTLE MAY4 CLARKE, b. 22 Mar 1885, NB; m. GEORGE A GARLAND, 20 Oct 1903, Westmorland NB; b. May 1876, NB.

9. CHARLES LOCKHART3 HECKBERT (JOHN A2, EDWARD1) was born 28 Nov 1846 in Summerside PEI, and died 1943 in Summerside PEI. He married (1) ?. He married (2) SUSAN GORDON 1866 in Summerside PEI. She was born 1836 in Scotland, and died 18 Mar 1919 in Summerside PEI.

Children of CHARLES HECKBERT and SUSAN GORDON are:

i. ADA ALICE GORDON4 HECKBERT, b. 24 Jan 1868, Lower Montague PEI; d. 10 May 1937, Montague PEI; m. MALCOLM A NICHOLSON, 28 Apr 1897, PEI; b. 04 Mar 1868, Montague PEI; d. 30 Jan 1953, Armonk NY.

ii. WILLIAM ROBERT HECKBERT, b. 09 Oct 1872, Montague PEI; d. 16 May 1939, Vancouver BC; m. (1) MARY ANN KING, 11 Dec 1894, Kings County PEI; b. 1871, Milltown Cross PEI; d. Abt 1900; m. (2) ALICE (CARRIERE) ROSS, 14 Oct 1919, Vancouver BC; d. 07 Sep 1988.

10. ISABELLA3 HECKBERT (JOHN A2, EDWARD1) was born 18 Nov 1849 in Wilmot Creek Summerside PEI. She married (1) JOHN O DOHERTY 02 Apr 1872 in Woburn MA, son of MICHAEL DOHERTY and BRIDGET. He was born Bet. 1812 - 1817 in County Donegal Ireland, and died 05 Jul 1887 in Woburn MA. She married (2) FRED O BOLIN 05 Oct 1895 in Woburn MA.

Children of ISABELLA HECKBERT and JOHN DOHERTY are:

i. JOSEPH4 DOHERTY, b. 04 Jan 1873, Woburn MA; d. 13 Aug 1873, Woburn MA.

ii. BERNARD (BERTIE) FREDERICK DOHERTY, b. 13 Jan 1874, Woburn MA; m. SUSIE BOOTH, 05 Jul 1900, Woburn MA.

iii. MARY ISABELLA DOHERTY, b. 09 Dec 1874, Woburn MA.

iv. JOSEPH DOHERTY, b. 01 Dec 1875, Woburn MA; d. Bef. 1876.

v. JOSEPH HENRY DOHERTY, b. 01 Dec 1876, Woburn MA; d. Aft. 1930; m. (1) BRIDGET E DALEY, 29 Apr 1901, Woburn MA; m. (2) MARY ?, Aft. 1901; b. Abt. 1879, MA.

Child of ISABELLA HECKBERT and FRED BOLIN is:

vi. BELLE4 BOLIN, b. 1889, Worcester MA.

11. BENJAMIN3 HECKBERT (JOHN A2, EDWARD1) was born 22 Oct 1850 in Summerside PEI, and died 1876. He married EUGENIA DEWAR 1870 in Montague PEI, daughter of ROBERT DEWAR. She was born 1854 in Montague PEI, and died 21 Oct 1912 in Boston MA.

Child of BENJAMIN HECKBERT and EUGENIA DEWAR is:

i. ETHEL4 HECKBERT, b. 10 May 1875, Montague PEI; d. Oct 1967, Braintree MA; m. GEORGE ERNEST FREDERICK MOORE, 29 May 1894, Montague PEI; b. 16 Jun 1868, Charlottetown PEI; d. 08 Nov 1912, Crapaud or Charlottletown PEI.

12. MARTIN ASHER3 HECKBERT (JOHN A2, EDWARD1) was born 26 Jun 1855 in Summerside PEI, and died 1939 in Summerside PEI. He married ELIZABETH CHRISTINE (CHRISTINA) MACKINNON. She was born 1856, and died 1938 in Summerside PEI.

Children of MARTIN HECKBERT and ELIZABETH MACKINNON are:

i. ETHEL4 HECKBERT, b. 13 May 1878.

ii. WILLIAM HECKBERT, b. 12 Apr 1881.

iii. EDWARD EDGAR HECKBERT, b. 13 Apr 1884, Summerside PEI; d. 18 Dec 1972, Medicine Hat AB; m. KATHERINE JANE NICHOLSON, 19 Sep 1910, Amherst NS; b. Jun 1882, Thorburn Pictou County NS; d. 17 Oct 1950, Medicine Hat AB.

iv. ALICE E HECKBERT, b. 13 Mar 1885, PEI; m. ALEXANDER D CORBETT, 24 Dec 1908, Boston MA; b. Abt. 1885, PEI.

v. KATHLEEN N HECKBERT, b. 20 Jun 1889, Summerside PEI; d. 1973; m. WILLIAM ALEXANDER MATTHEWS; b. 25 Jan 1879, Baltic PEI; d. 1949, Summerside PEI.

vi. CONSTANCE IRENE HECKBERT, b. 20 Jul 1894; d. 1987.

13. RUFUS ALBERT3 HECKBERT (JOHN A2, EDWARD1) was born Bet. 04 Sep 1857 - 1860 in Summerside PEI, and died 15 Dec 1932 in Summerside PEI. He married ELIZA JANE JOHNSTON 15 Jun 1881 in Summerside PEI, daughter of WILLLIAM JOHNSTON and MARY HAYCOCK. She was born 29 Dec 1853 in St Peters Road Foxley River PEI, and died 27 Apr 1917 in Summerside PEI.

Children of RUFUS HECKBERT and ELIZA JOHNSTON are:

i. ELLA M4 HECKBERT, b. 25 Apr 1882, Summerside PEI; d. 12 Oct 1954, Summerside PEI; m. FRED MUTTART, 04 Sep 1907, Summerside PEI; b. 24 May 1875, Lot 15 PEI.

ii. FREDERICK GARFIELD HECKBERT, b. 12 Jan 1884, Summerside PEI; d. 10 Sep 1943, Summerside PEI.

iii. HARRY HECKBERT, b. 03 May 1886, Summerside PEI; d. Feb 1967, Summerside PEI; m. IVA MAE CURRIE, 05 Sep 1917, Summerside PEI; b. 30 Jul 1894, Summerside PEI; d. 04 Nov 1981, Summerside PEI.

iv. LENA NANCY MAE (MAY?) HECKBERT, b. 13 May 1888, Summerside PEI; d. 04 Jun 1962, North Reading MA; m. LEONARD STANLEY CAMERON, 14 Apr 1909, Summerside PEI; b. 14 Jan 1884, Sackville NB; d. 03 Jun 1967, Reading MA.

v. BRUCE HECKBERT, b. 05 Apr 1891, Summerside PEI; d. 1974, Summerside PEI; m. JANE CAROLINE (LOUISE)(CARRIE) REEVES; b. 16 Jan 1906, Carleton PEI; d. 2000.

vi. FLORENCE HECKBERT, b. 11 Oct 1894, Summerside PEI; d. 27 Mar 1972, Winthrop MA; m. HENRY WILLIAM DAHNKE, 14 Jul 1930, Summerside PEI; b. 05 Oct 1892, Chelsea MA; d. Dec 1965, MA.

vii. WILLIAM HECKBERT, b. 16 Apr 1896, Summerside PEI; d. 13 Jan 1990; m. SADIE (SARAH) ELIZABETH CRAIG; b. 25 Nov 1907; d. 2001.

viii. EARL HECKBERT, b. 21 Oct 1898, Summerside PEI; d. 09 Nov 1993, Summerside PEI; m. VIOLET PEARL SELLICK, 17 Jan 1924, Moncton NB; b. 29 Dec 1898, Portage or Fortune Cove PEI; d. 30 Nov 1987, Summerside PEI.

14. ANNIE ADA3 HECKBERT (JOHN A2, EDWARD1) was born 08 Oct 1864 in Summerside PEI. She married DANIEL MCLEOD 14 May 1881 in Woburn MA. He was born in PEI.

Child of ANNIE HECKBERT and DANIEL MCLEOD is:

i. GEORGIANNA GERTRUDE4 MCLEOD, b. 14 Nov 1881, Woburn MA.


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