The Descendants of Roland Holden (Hill) PLUMMER


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The Descendants of Roland Holden (Hill) PLUMMER

First Generation

1. Roland Holden (Hill) PLUMMER, son of Lemuel G. PLUMMER and Sarah DAIN, was born on 8 Sep 1817 in Lisbon, ME and died on 18 Jul 1901 in New Perth, PEI at age 83.

General Notes: Had left Maine by 1850 from Phillips, Maine. census shown as Merchant and hotel keeper in Cardigan Bridge, with Post Office address in Lot 53 Cardigan Station

Noted events in his life were:

He emigrated in 1858 from PEI.

He worked as a Merchant and Hotelkeeper.

Roland married Emaline "Emerline" WELLS, daughter of Daniel WELLS and Mary WALKER. Emaline was born in 1824 in Phillips, ME and died on 7 May 1894 in PEI at age 70.

Children from this marriage were:

2 F i. Sarah Angela "Engelia" PLUMMER was born on 31 Oct 1844 in Madrid, ME and died on 30 Mar 1940 in Woburn, MA at age 95.

M ii. David PLUMMER was born about 1841 in ME.

Birth Notes: from 1851 Census

M iii. Walter C. PLUMMER was born on 19 Nov 1858 in New Perth, PEI and died on 10 Dec 1859 in New Perth, PEI at age 1.

Second Generation (Children)

2. Sarah Angela "Engelia" PLUMMER was born on 31 Oct 1844 in Madrid, ME and died on 30 Mar 1940 in Woburn, MA at age 95.

Noted events in her life were:

She was Free Will Baptist.

She immigrated to PEI from Mass., USA 1858.

Sarah married Josiah William MACNEILL, son of John MACNEILL and Barbara MACDONALD, on 13 Mar 1867 in Georgetown, PEI, Canada. Josiah was born on 26 Jun 1844 in New Perth, PEI and died on 6 Feb 1914 in Cardigan, PEI at age 69.

Noted events in his life were:

He worked as a Mail Contractor operating from Cardigan to Montague.

He was Free Will Baptist.

Children from this marriage were:

3 M i. Franklin "Frank" MACNEILL was born on 5 Dec 1867 in Cardigan, PEI and died on 20 Apr 1950 in Cardigan, PEI at age 82.

4 M ii. William Murray MACNEILL was born in 1871 in Aitken Point, Kings County Lot 59 PEI and died in Alberta, Canada.

5 M iii. Harvie N. MACNEILL was born on 20 Aug 1874 in Aitken Point, Kings County Lot 59 PEI and died on 31 Mar 1902 in Roxbury, MA at age 27.

6 F iv. Minnie Mae MACNEILL was born on 7 Jul 1876 in Montague, Kings County Lot 59 PEI and died on 13 Jul 1956 in Brookline, MA at age 80.

7 F v. Margaret Amanda MACNEILL was born on 5 Mar 1880 in Montague, Kings County Lot 59 PEI and died on 23 Sep 1961 in Brookline, MA at age 81.

8 F vi. Cora Emiline "Bee" MACNEILL was born on 1 Jan 1884 in Cardigan, PEI and died on 26 Apr 1960 in Woburn, MA at age 76.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)

3. Franklin "Frank" MACNEILL was born on 5 Dec 1867 in Cardigan, PEI and died on 20 Apr 1950 in Cardigan, PEI at age 82.

General Notes: Was a cheesemaker

Noted events in his life were:

He worked as a Free Will Baptist.

Franklin married Elsie Jane BUCHANAN. Elsie was born on 4 Apr 1881 in PEI and died on 14 Jul 1967 in PEI at age 86.

Children from this marriage were:

M i. Linwood MACNEILL was born on 31 Oct 1906 in Cardigan, PEI and died on 6 Mar 1985 in Cardigan, PEI at age 78.

Linwood married Mabel MACKENZIE in Montague, PEI. Mabel was born on 27 Dec 1917 in PEI.

M ii. Harvey N. MACNEILL was born in Aug 1902 in PEI and died on 19 Jan 1957 in Cambridge, MA at age 54.

Harvey married Noel CUNNINGHAM. Noel was born about 1895 and died on 2 Jul 1971 about age 76.

M iii. Windsor R. MACNEILL was born on 28 Feb 1900 in PEI and died on 9 Jan 1930 in PEI at age 29.

F iv. Florence Emeline MACNEILL was born on 11 Jun 1909 in PEI and died on 19 Jan 1957 in Ayer , Ont at age 47.

Florence married Melvin Snyder BECKER on 24 Jun 1939 in Cardigan, Kings Co., PEI. Melvin was born on 13 Jul 1910 in Roseville, Ont., Canada and died on 3 Oct 1972 at age 62.

F v. Elsie MACNEILL was born on 31 Oct 1911 in PEI and died on 7 Sep 1932 in PEI at age 20.

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4. William Murray MACNEILL was born in 1871 in Aitken Point, Kings County Lot 59 PEI and died in Alberta, Canada.

 

William married Mary Ann MACDONALD, daughter of John James MACDONALD and Minnie NICHOLSON. Mary was born on 29 Jul 1873 in Cardigan Head, Prince Edward Island, Canada and died on 1 Nov 1947 in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada at age 74.

Noted events in her life were:

She owned property between 1870 and 1900 in Hotel In Cardigan Head.

Children from this marriage were:

M i. James Howard "Jim" MACNEILL was born on 17 Jun 1895 in Cardigan Head, PEI and died on 4 Jun 1972 in Kamsack, Saskatchewan at age 76. Another name for James was JIM.

James married Violet Ordella MACLELLAN, daughter of Duncan MACLELLAN and Florence FERGUSON, on 31 Jul 1920. Violet was born on 19 May 1901 in Hancock, Michigan USA and died in 1997 in Armstrong, B.C. at age 96.

F ii. Angela Florence "Mae" MACNEILL was born on 10 Sep 1898 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and died on 8 Oct 1964 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at age 66. Another name for Angela was MAE.

Angela married Hugh MACLELLAN, son of Archibald MACLELLAN and Ann MACAULAY, on 12 Dec 1917 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Hugh was born on 19 Feb 1878 and died on 2 Mar 1962 in Vancouver, British Columbia at age 84.

M iii. John William "Jack" MACNEILL was born on 1 Aug 1900 in PEI and died on 10 Aug 1969 in Victoria, B.C at age 69.

John married Prudence JEFFRIES on 27 Nov 1929. Prudence was born in Wales.

5. Harvie N. MACNEILL was born on 20 Aug 1874 in Aitken Point, Kings County Lot 59 PEI and died on 31 Mar 1902 in Roxbury, MA at age 27.

General Notes: Obit in PEI Guardian 2 April 1902:"In Roxbury, on March 31, after a short illness of two days, Harvie McNeill, aged 27, leaving a disconsolate widow and one child to mourn his untimely decease. The deceased who was a sober, quiet, industrious man had for some years held a good position with a large Boston firm and was esteemed highly both by his fellow employees and those whom his daily intercourse brought him in contact with. He was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs J. W. McNeill of the Fairview House, Cardigan Bridge. He also leaves two brothers, William in Boston, and Frank, Manager of Federal creamery Eldoa, Belfast and three sisters, Mrs Smith of Hapshire, Mrs McKinnon of Brookline, Mass. and Cora at home and a large circle of friends and acquaintenances to regret his early death. To his disconsolate widow, his bereaved parents and his sorrowing brothers and sisters we tender our sincere sympathy bidding them remember he is not lost but for a little time, gone before and in a short time we too must lie in the same narrow bed."

Noted events in his life were:

He was Free Will Baptist.

Harvie married Rose KING.

Children from this marriage were:

F i. Harvena MACNEILL was born on 1 Oct 1901 and died on 3 Mar 1958 at age 56.

Harvena married Matthew DILLON. Matthew DILLON died in Newton, Middlesex, Mass. USA.

M ii. John MACNEILL was born about 1902.

6. Minnie Mae MACNEILL was born on 7 Jul 1876 in Montague, Kings County Lot 59 PEI and died on 13 Jul 1956 in Brookline, MA at age 80.

Noted events in her life were:

She was Free Will Baptist.

Minnie married John A. G. MACKINNON. John was born on 22 Sep 1876 in Mt. Inverness, Cb, Nova Scotia and died on 13 Sep 1949 in Brookline, MA at age 72.

Children from this marriage were:

F i. Lillian Mae MACKINNON was born on 2 Dec 1904 in Brookline, MA and died about 1979 in Brookline, MA about age 75.

Lillian married Walter HUGHES on 20 Oct 1923. Walter was born on 12 Feb 1897 and died in Jan 1984 at age 86.

F ii. Edith Bee MACKINNON was born on 21 Nov 1907 in Brookline, MA and died aft. 1980 in MA.

Edith married Francis E. CUNNIGHAM. Francis was born on 11 Sep 1905 in Brookline, MA and died on 26 Dec 1954 in Brookline, MA at age 49.

M iii. Clarence Neil MACKINNON was born on 18 Aug 1909.

Clarence married Catherine BERRIGAN on 14 Jan 1939. Catherine was born on 13 Oct 1914.

M iv. Harold Watson MACKINNON was born on 18 Jan 1912 and died in 1938 at age 26.

General Notes: contracted Polio as a boy

F v. Grace Ann MACKINNON was born on 15 Apr 1913 and died on 8 Oct 1944 at age 31.

Grace married Frank B. NORTON. Frank B. NORTON died on 14 Aug 1967.

F vi. Louise K. MACKINNON was born on 13 Oct 1914.

Louise married Frederick W. NEWMAN. Frederick was born about 1911.

M vii. Edmund K. "Teddy" MACKINNON was born on 5 Nov 1920.

Edmund married Norma Jean MASON.

7. Margaret Amanda MACNEILL was born on 5 Mar 1880 in Montague, Kings County Lot 59 PEI and died on 23 Sep 1961 in Brookline, MA at age 81.

General Notes: lived in No. Woodstock, New Hampshire, USA

Noted events in her life were:

She was Free Will Baptist.

Margaret married Arthur Muir SMITH on 31 Oct 1900 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. Arthur was born on 3 Dec 1876 in Whycocomagh, Cb, Nova Scotia and died on 7 Dec 1940 in Franklin, New Hampshire at age 64.

Children from this marriage were:

M i. David Maxwell SMITH was born on 18 Sep 1901 in N. Woodstock, New Hampshire and died on 4 Nov 1901 in N. Woodstock, New Hampshire.

Death Notes: Diptheria

M ii. Harvey Nelson SMITH was born on 30 Aug 1902 in N. Woodstock, New Hampshire and died on 21 Oct 1967 in Arlington, Virginia at age 65.

F iii. Miram Ethel SMITH was born on 31 May 1905 in N. Woodstock, New Hampshire and died on 2 Jan 1986 in Glastonbury, Connecticut at age 80.

Miram married Walter Alfred SCHMIDT on 25 Jul 1936 in White River Junction, Vermont. Walter was born on 16 Jan 1896 in E. Glastonbury, Connecticut and died on 7 Jun 1976 in Glastonbury, Connecticut at age 80.

M iv. John Albert "Jack" SMITH was born on 3 Dec 1907 in N. Woodstock, New Hampshire and died on 16 Sep 1974 in Brookline, MA at age 66.

John married Margaret E. ROGERS on 15 Dec 1928 in Nova Scotia. Margaret was born about 1910 in Nova Scotia and died about 1990 in Nova Scotia about age 80.

John next married Marjorie RHODES on 17 Feb 1944. Marjorie was born on 17 Feb 1914 in Amesbury, MA and died on 26 Aug 1993 in Brookline, MA at age 79.

M v. Arthur Kempton SMITH was born on 9 Jun 1910 in N. Woodstock, New Hampshire and died on 27 Aug 1993 in Attleboro, Mass. at age 83.

8. Cora Emiline "Bee" MACNEILL was born on 1 Jan 1884 in Cardigan, PEI and died on 26 Apr 1960 in Woburn, MA at age 76.

General Notes: Bee inherited the farm of Roland Plummer.

Cora married John William REUELL, son of Edward REUELL and Jessis MACQUARIE, on 31 Dec 1904. John was born on 23 Dec 1878 in Mabou, Cape Breton, NS, Canada and died on 17 Mar 1954 in Woburn, MA at age 75.

Noted events in his life were: He worked as a car inspector of Boston and Maine Railroad.


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