The Descendants of John McLean Robertson and Isabella Morrison


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The Descendants of John McLean Robertson and Isabella Morrison

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN MCLEAN1 ROBERTSON1 was born 18231, and died Jan 30, 1895 in Cavendish, PEI1. He married ISABELLA MORRISON1. She was born 1822 in New Brunswick1, and died Feb 10, 1895 in Cavendish, PEI1.

Notes for JOHN MCLEAN ROBERTSON:

ROBERTSON - Stone 82, Cavendish Cemetery - In/ memory of/ John McLean Robertson/ died/ Jan 30, 1905 Aet 72/ also/ his beloved wife. Isabella Morrison/ Died/ Dec. 25, 1897/ Aet 75.

See will in file. Have been unable to verify the differences in the Bible records and the tombstone records. Still searching for Official Government Records or Cemetery Records.

In the Lovell's Directory of 1871 John is listed as Justice of the Peace and farmer of Cavendish.[Brøderbund Family Archive #118, Ed. 1, Canadian Genealogy Index, 1600s - 1900s, Date of Import: Dec 30, 2001, Internal Ref. #1.118.1.72264.21]

Individual: Robertson, J. P., John M. (Justice of the Peace)

Event: Living

Year: 1871

Place: Cavendish, Grenville, Twp 22-23

Province of record source: Prince Edward Island

County of record source: Queen's

Comments: Farmer.

Source: Prince Edward Island Directory for 1871.

Publisher: The Genealogical Research Library

Publication place: Toronto

Publication year: 1984

Volume/Page(s): 5

Please note: The province and county are associated with the location of the record source and in some cases may not be the same as the place where the event occurred.

More About JOHN MCLEAN ROBERTSON:

Burial: Cavendish Community Cemetery, Cavendish, PEI Stone #821

More About ISABELLA MORRISON:

Burial: Cavendish Community Cemetery, Cavendish, PEI Stone #821

Marriage Notes for JOHN ROBERTSON and ISABELLA MORRISON:

Found by F. Bradley BrinTx@aol.com "none of my Robertsons were from Paisley. I did come across a John Robertson who married an Isabella Morrison in Dundermline, Fife, Scotland on 11/8/1864."

Tried to contact but e-mail returned. Received May 20/01.

Children of JOHN ROBERTSON and ISABELLA MORRISON are:

2. i. WILLIAM MAXWELL2 ROBERTSON, b. Jan 24, 1847, Cavendish, PEI; d. Jan 29, 1907, Cavendish, PEI.

3. ii. JOHN NEALE ROBERTSON, b. 1849; d. Aug 02, 1906, Charlottetown, PEI.

4. iii. MAGGIE ROBERTSON, b. Abt. 1845; d. Nov 30, 1894, Cavendish, PEI.

Generation No. 2

2. WILLIAM MAXWELL2 ROBERTSON (JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born Jan 24, 1847 in Cavendish, PEI1, and died Jan 29, 1907 in Cavendish, PEI1. He married JULIA PAULINA PARKMAN1 Feb 05, 1867 in Christian Church, New Glasgow, PEIby Rev. J. W. Morrison1, daughter of UNKNOWN and MARY PARKMAN. She was born Jun 14, 1845 in Crapaud, PEI1, and died Oct 11, 1937 in Summerside, PEI1.

Notes for WILLIAM MAXWELL ROBERTSON:

Islander: Feb. 8, 1867 Pg. 3. MARRIAGE: At the Manse on the 5th inst. by Rev. Thomas Duncan, Wm. M. Robertson of Cavendish to Miss Julia P. Parkman, of Rustico. W. A. Parkman bondsman. Witness Alexander McDonald (N. Glasgow) and J. W. Morrison. Marriage Book 8 Pg. 641 - 1862 to 1867. Marriage License Fee Book 1866-1870

In Lovell's 1871 Directory William is listed as a Shoemaker living in Cavendish.

CAVENDISH CEMETERY STONE 95, William M. Robertson/ born Jan 24, 1847/ died Jan 29, 1907/ his wife Julia Parkman/ died/ Oct. 11, 1937/ aged 92.

1881 Census: Robertson William, 33, born PEI Presbyterian, Scotch, Fisherman

Julia, 35 born PEI Baptist, English, Tailoress // William 10 born PEI Presbyterian, Scotch, Student

John 7 born PEI Presbyterian, Scotch, Student[Brøderbund Family Archive #118, Ed. 1, Canadian Genealogy Index, 1600s - 1900s, Date of Import: Dec 30, 2001, Internal Ref. #1.118.1.72305.5]

Individual: Robertson, Maxwell Event: Living Year: 1871 Place: Cavendish, Grenville, Twp 22-23

Province of record source: Prince Edward Island County of record source: Queen's

Comments: Shoemaker.

Source: Prince Edward Island Directory for 1871. Publisher: The Genealogical Research Library

Publication place: Toronto Publication year: 1984 Volume/Page(s): 5

Please note: The province and county are associated with the location of the record source and in some cases may not be the same as the place where the event occurred.

1901 PEI Census shows occupation as Boot Agent, living in Mayfield, Lot 23, PEI with Parents and Grandparents. Religion Presbyterian.

Notes for JULIA PAULINA PARKMAN:

Granddaughter Janet (Robertson) Mill said that "Julia" never started a new project on Friday because she wouldn't work on week-ends. Julia's occupation before her marriage was Tailoress.

Parkman Lot 23, Stone 95, United Presbyterian Church, Cavendish, Wm. M. Jan 24, 1847 died Jan 29, 1907 Julia d Oct. 11, 1937 age 92

Granddaughter Frances Dorothy Robertson/Offer remembers her Grandmother as being very sick during her stay with them (Elton and Family) in Summerside. Her illness was one reason for Fran and Elmer to

not marry at home.

1901 Census shows Julia's Birthdate as 4 May 1846??

Children of WILLIAM ROBERTSON and JULIA PARKMAN are:

5. i. JOHN HERMAN3 ROBERTSON, b. Sep 19, 1867, Cavendish, PEI; d. Oct 12, 1911, Waltham, Mass.

6. ii. WILLIAM ELTON ROBERTSON, b. Sep 01, 1871, Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI; d. Apr 13, 1952, Summerside, PEI.

3. JOHN NEALE2 ROBERTSON (JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born 18491, and died Aug 02, 1906 in Charlottetown, PEI1. He married CATHARINA KENNEDY ACORN1 Feb 28, 18801, daughter of WILLIAM ACORN and JANE BOLLUM. She was born Feb 28, 1853 in Charlottetown, PEI1, and died May 24, 1936 in Charlottetown, PEI1.

Notes for JOHN NEALE ROBERTSON:

John Neil worked in the Post Office in Charlottetown, according to his fathers will, its on file. Also the family Bible has him listed as Neil. Sherwood Cemetery, Brackley, Lot 33-4 Stone 459, he listed as Neale and she listed as Catharina.

More About JOHN NEALE ROBERTSON:

Burial: Aug 04, 1906, Sherwood Cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI Stone 4591

More About CATHARINA KENNEDY ACORN:

Burial: Sherwood Cemetery, Charlottetown, PEI Stone 4591

Child of JOHN ROBERTSON and CATHARINA ACORN is:

i. LULU ELEANOR3 ROBERTSON1, b. Feb 18821; d. May 19291; m. WILFRED H. STARRATT1.

More About LULU ELEANOR ROBERTSON:

Burial: Sherwood Cemetery, Brackley Lot 33-4 Stone 4591

4. MAGGIE2 ROBERTSON (JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born Abt. 18451, and died Nov 30, 1894 in Cavendish, PEI1. She married FREDERICK PARKMAN1 Apr 12, 1882 in Ch,town by Rev. Wm. P. Archibald1, son of HENRY PARKMAN and ELIZABETH CANN. He was born Abt. 18441, and died 1911 in Charlottetown, PEI1.

Notes for MAGGIE ROBERTSON:

Examiner - April 22, 1882. Pg. 2,. Col 3. Marriage: On the 12 inst at the residence of the brides Father, Cavendish, by Rev. W. P. Archibald, M. A. Frederick Parkman of Charlottetown to Maggie M. daughter of John M. Robertson, Esq.

According to John McLean Robertson's Will, Maggie was living in Charlottetown when it was written in 1894, in which he left the sum of twenty five dollars to her.

License Book #16, Pg. 3. by Rev. Wm. P. Archibald, Apr. 1, 188. Bondsman Robert Carr.

Notes for FREDERICK PARKMAN:

Roman Catholic Cemetary, Ch'town. In loving memory of Ada Parkman - 1902 - 1925 also her mother Mary Bruce, wife of Fred Parkman 1871 - 1950[Brøderbund Family Archive #118, Ed. 1, Canadian Genealogy Index, 1600s - 1900s, Date of Import: Dec 30, 2001, Internal Ref. #1.118.1.66119.22]

Individual: Parkman, Fred Event: Living Year: 1890 Place: Charlottetown Province of record source: Prince Edward Island County of record source: Queen's

Comments: Carpenter.

Source: Frederick's Prince Edward Island Directory and Book of Useful Information for 1889-90, Charlottetown, Queen's County. Publisher: The Frederick's Publishing Company

Publication place: Charlottetown Publication year: 1889 Volume/Page(s): 191

Please note: The province and county are associated with the location of the record source and in some cases may not be the same as the place where the event occurred.

Child of MAGGIE ROBERTSON and FREDERICK PARKMAN is:

7. i. FLORENCE (FLOSSIE) ISABELLE3 PARKMAN, b. Dec 14, 1882; d. 1940, Charlottetown, PEI.

Generation No. 3

5. JOHN HERMAN3 ROBERTSON (WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born Sep 19, 1867 in Cavendish, PEI1, and died Oct 12, 1911 in Waltham, Mass1. He married NORA DICKS1. She was born Sep 19, 1867 in Burgeo, Newfoundland1, and died 1954 in Waltham, Mass., USA1.

Notes for JOHN HERMAN ROBERTSON:

He was known as "Uncle John" and was killed in Boston, Oct. 1911, he tried to stop a run away horse, but was dragged to death in the process, his grand-daughter, Mrs. Duncan McCarthy of San Diego, California has the medal which he was rewarded with for forfeiting his life, it was given by the Massachusetts Humane Society. His family got nothing out of his efforts and Nora was left a widow with a child to support, in the days before Social Security or any other support. Nora opened a small neighborhood grocery store in one room of her home and managed to survive on that for several years. John had become an American citizen on Sept 30, 1904 and at that time a spouse automatically became a citizen too, so Nora became a US citizen also.

This information is contained in a letter from Barbara McCarthy (grand-daughter) of San Diego, California, see the letter in the Robertson file.

Notes for NORA DICKS:

Nora Dicks was the sister of "Captain Dicks", the infamous owner of the Nellie J. Banks, the Schooner that was a Rum runner from St. Pierre Michelon and PEI. The Schooner was boarded by Mounties off the PEI coast and the Captain at the time was Captain Lillington, Uncle to my Brother-in-law Sam married to my sister Joan. Sam was a cabin boy on the Nellie J. during his younger years.

In the 1929 PEI Phone Book listing Capt. E. Dicks, 22 Pleasant St. Phone #1019

Child of JOHN ROBERTSON and NORA DICKS is:

8. i. ANNE ETHEL4 ROBERTSON, b. Feb 22, 1896, Waltham, Mass; d. Jul 14, 1978, San Diego, California, USA.

6. WILLIAM ELTON3 ROBERTSON (WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born Sep 01, 1871 in Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI1, and died Apr 13, 1952 in Summerside, PEI1. He married MATTIE SNOW MACKENZIE1 Jul 27, 18981, daughter of JOHN MACKENZIE and SARAH MOORE. She was born Jun 21, 1878 in Goshen, Henderson County, Texas, USA1, and died Oct 31, 1965 in Summerside, PEI1.

Notes for WILLIAM ELTON ROBERTSON:

The Robertson's lived on the farm of Grandfather John McLean Robertson who willed the 83 Acre farm in Cavendish to Elton, with the stipulation that Elton look after his Grandmother Isabella. When the farmhouse burned down the only things that were recovered were the Family clock, which now belongs to William Ernest Robertson, and is being kept for him by Tom Offer, the organ was also saved and later made into two tables, one is owned by Frances Offer, daughter of Elton, and the other by Enid Boekema, daughter of late Janet Mill, daughter of Elton. The other two legs of the organ were given in payment to the maker of the tables for his labour. Grandfather, "Pa", Robertson moved to Summerside from Cavendish in 1913 and ranched at St. Patricks Ranch on the Pope Road in St. Eleanors, in 1920 he became a mail courier for Sherbrooke and Travellers Rest retiring in 1940.

He then looked after horses for Elmer Offer, husband of Frances, that were used for Milk delivery for Ideal Dairy and the horses were housed in a barn, since torn down, on St. Stephen Street, behind the Guardian Office. Pa loved horses and was an expert horseman, we have a photo of him on a cart with one of his horses.

He taught Tom, grandson, son of Frances, how to swear and one time Pa told Tom to tell Mr. McKenna, who operated a bakery in the old Agricultural Building that used to be on Central Street, that he was a "Dirty Son of a B----". Tom ran up to Mr. McKenna and said "Pa said to say you were a Dirty Son of a B----". Needless to say Mr. McKenna chewed out Pa.

"pa" was a mail carried for the Travellers Rest area and we have the Renewal contract for 1937 on file, in the Documents binder in my Library. He was 66 at the time.

More About WILLIAM ELTON ROBERTSON:

Burial: Apr 15, 1952, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, PEI1

Notes for MATTIE SNOW MACKENZIE:

The name "Snow" in Nannies name came from the Doctor who delivered her. I remember the times that Tom and I used to go out to Louthers in Bedeque to visit Nannie, she was always a sharp old lady and if the paper was hidden she would say "What's going on that they won't let me read the paper". When we told her that we were getting married (Me being a Catholic and Tom a Presbyterian) Nannie laughed and said "And what does McKay (Pronounced McKie/Presbyterian Minister) think of that. Nannie loved her "Spoonful" of brandy before bed and Tom and I took her a bottle about every month and it was not until after her passing that we found out that other relatives were doing about the same so Nannie had more than a Spoon before bed. Just before her death she was in the hospital with pneumonia and the Nurse went into her room one night to find her sitting up in a chair. "What are you doing in that chair, you'll have to get back in bed", "No" said Nannie "I'm not getting into that bed as I can't sleep with all that crackling and I haven't had my Brandy" (Nan was in an oxygen tent and they were like a huge plastic bag around the bed and they did crackle). I remember the night Nannie died, Tom, Paul and I were having supper at our apartment on Granville St. and Paul dropped his knife and it landed in his milk glass, handle down, and no milk spilled and the glass didn't break. Right away I turned to Tom and said "Someone in your family is going to die tonight", this was my Irish upbringing - fore runners they were called. It was just a half hour later that Tom's Mom phoned to say that Nannie had passed away.

More About MATTIE SNOW MACKENZIE:

Burial: Nov 03, 1965, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, PEI1

Children of WILLIAM ROBERTSON and MATTIE MACKENZIE are:

i. JULIA MARGARET4 ROBERTSON1, b. Jun 14, 1899, Cavendish, PEI1; d. May 20, 1900, Cavendish, PEI1.

9. ii. WILLIAM CHESLEY ROBERTSON, b. Dec 18, 1900, Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI; d. Sep 13, 1958, Summerside, PEI.

iii. BABY BOY ROBERTSON1, b. Sep 13, 1902, Cavendish, PEI1; d. 1902, Cavendish, PEI1.

iv. EDWARD HERMAN (NED) ROBERTSON1, b. May 07, 1905, Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI1; d. Oct 13, 1963, New York, USA1; m. HAZEL LINKLETTER1, Nov 11, 19251; d. 1965, New York, USA1.

Notes for EDWARD HERMAN (NED) ROBERTSON:

Edward Herman was better known by the family as "Ned".

10. v. JANET MAUDE ROBERTSON, b. Sep 26, 1906, Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI; d. May 04, 1995, Summerside, PEI.

11. vi. ROBERT EARLE ROBERTSON, b. Jan 20, 1908, Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI; d. Aug 03, 1975, Somerville, New Jersey, USA.

vii. MAXWELL ROBERTSON1, b. Jul 24, 1909, Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI1; d. Dec 08, 1995, Nursing Home, New Annan, PEI1; m. (1) LILA JANE MOASE1, Dec 08, 19311; b. 1900, Kensington, PEI1; d. Nov 08, 1980, Summerside, PEI1; m. (2) MARGARET MCFARLANE1, Mar 13, 1982, Summerside, PEI1; d. Jul 28, 1992, Summerside, PEI1.

More About MAXWELL ROBERTSON:

Burial: Dec 11, 1995, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, PEI1

Notes for LILA JANE MOASE:

Lila was born and lived and attended school in Kensington before going to New Annan to assist her brother in the general store there. Later she joined the staff of R. T. Holman Ltd., where she continued to work for thirty-seven years. In 1931 she married Maxwell and has resided in Summerside and Wilmot until her death . She was a member of Summerside Presbyterian Church.

Survived by her husband and a sister Bertha, Mrs. John A. Hogg of Kelvin Grove. Four sisters and five brothers predeceased her.

More About LILA JANE MOASE:

Burial: Peoples Cemetery, Summerside1

More About MARGARET MCFARLANE:

Burial: Jul 31, 1992, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside, PEI1

Ref.: MacFarlane1

12. viii. MATILDA (TILLIE) ETHEL ROBERTSON, b. Apr 28, 1913, Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI; d. Feb 22, 1997, Summerside, PEI.

13. ix. FRANCES DOROTHY ROBERTSON, b. Apr 20, 1915, Summerside, PEI.

7. FLORENCE (FLOSSIE) ISABELLE3 PARKMAN (MAGGIE2 ROBERTSON, JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born Dec 14, 18821, and died 1940 in Charlottetown, PEI1. She married AUGUSTINE BRUCE1 Jul 05, 1902 in Charlottetown, PEI1, son of JOHN BRUCE and SARAH MCLEAN. He was born in Charlottetown, PEI1.

Notes for AUGUSTINE BRUCE:

Capt. Augustine Bruce was the brother of Mary Bruce whom Frederick married after Maggie died.

Listed in the 1935 PEI Phone Directory as living at 55 Douglas St. Charlottetown Phone 1216.

Children of FLORENCE PARKMAN and AUGUSTINE BRUCE are:

i. ARTHUR4 BRUCE1.

ii. HAROLD BRUCE1.

iii. LAWRENCE BRUCE1, d. 1940, Everett, Mass, USA1.

Generation No. 4

8. ANNE ETHEL4 ROBERTSON (JOHN HERMAN3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born Feb 22, 1896 in Waltham, Mass1, and died Jul 14, 1978 in San Diego, California, USA1. She married WILLIAM SHIPSEY BRADFORD1 Jun 12, 1920 in Waltham, Mass1. He died Feb 18, 1950 in Cambridge, Mass, USA1.

Notes for ANNE ETHEL ROBERTSON:

SS# 030-18-5830

Children of ANNE ROBERTSON and WILLIAM BRADFORD are:

14. i. BARBARA ANN5 BRADFORD, b. May 01, 1922, Massachuets, USA; d. Oct 08, 1996, San Diego, California, USA.

15. ii. JOYCE MARIE BRADFORD, b. Aug 05, 1926; d. Oct 03, 1993, Denver, Colorado.

9. WILLIAM CHESLEY4 ROBERTSON (WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born Dec 18, 1900 in Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI1, and died Sep 13, 1958 in Summerside, PEI1. He married BLANCHE EVELYN HARDING1 Jun 23, 1920 in Kensington, PEI1, daughter of JAMES HARDING and ELIZABETH CLARK. She was born Aug 19, 1898 in Wilmot Valley, PEI1, and died Mar 18, 1999 in Perrins Clinton View Lodge, Clinton, PEI1.

Notes for WILLIAM CHESLEY ROBERTSON:

Chesley kept foxes and then operated the "Mill Dry Cleaning Plant" for Maurice Mill on Water Street Summerside.

More About WILLIAM CHESLEY ROBERTSON:

Cause of Death: Massive Heart Attack1

Notes for BLANCHE EVELYN HARDING:

Blanche, daughter of James Archibald and Elizabeth (Clark) Harding, born Aug. 19, 1909 in Wilmot Valley, PEI. She married, first June 23, 1920 in Kensington Wm. Chesley Robertson, who passed away Sept. 13, 1958, from a Massive Heart Attack, in Summerside, resting in Springfield Cemetery. She married second, in Ottawa, Walford McEwen, son of Edward and Pansy McEwen. He was born Dec. 20, 1888, in New London PE.

On her 100th Birthday Blanche was honored by a large party in her honor and relatives and friends from far and near attended (some photos on file).

Blanche had lived at the Perrins Clinton View Lodge in Clinton PEI prior to her death.

More About BLANCHE EVELYN HARDING:

Burial: Mar 22, 1999, Summerfield United Church Cemetry, Summerfield, PEI1

Child of WILLIAM ROBERTSON and BLANCHE HARDING is:

i. WILLIAM ERNEST5 ROBERTSON1, b. Jan 03, 1925, Sumerside, PEI1; m. (1) OLIVE BLANCHE HARRIS1; b. 1924, Summerside, PEI1; d. Jul 15, 1997, Snelliville, Georgia, USA1; m. (2) DOROTHY HANSEN1; b. , Summerside, PEI1; d. Oct 13, 1994, Ottawa Civic Hospital, Nepean, Ontario1; m. (3) EVELYN TOLL1, Aug 17, 1996, Ontario1.

Notes for WILLIAM ERNEST ROBERTSON:

Ernest lived in Summerside and clerked at Holmans in 1970, when he was divorced from Olive, he then moved to Ottawa and worked for Ottawa Valley Pump Service Ltd. In 1980 he lived in BC and then back to Ottawa in 1990.

Ernest was given the family clock that was rescued from the homestead fire in Cavendish and Ernest asked Tom to look after it for him in the summer of 1985 as he did not want to keep it in storage. We've recently had the bottom of the clock refinished as it was drying out from age. It not sits in the corner of our living room and is a cherished memento of the Robertson era. I am trying to find out more information about its origin and possible date of manufacture.

Ernest is affectionately known as "Robbie" to his many Ottawa friends and new family.

More About DOROTHY HANSEN:

Burial: Oct 17, 1994, Cremated in Nepean, Ont.1

10. JANET MAUDE4 ROBERTSON (WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born Sep 26, 1906 in Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI1, and died May 04, 1995 in Summerside, PEI1. She married MAURICE LESTER MILL1 Oct 14, 1930 in Summerside, PEI1, son of HENRY MILL and ELIZABETH BUCHANAN. He was born Oct 19, 1902 in Kensington, PE1, and died Feb 16, 1968 in Summerside, PEI1.

Notes for MAURICE LESTER MILL:

Maurice was a quiet gentle man and I remember visiting them at their house on Beechwood. He owned and operated Maurice Mill Ltd., a Men's fashion shop on Water Street in Summerside. When Tom would phone him on the 19th of October to wish him a Happy Birthday Maurice would always say "Drop down to the shop and pick up something for your Birthday", as Tom's birthday was the 20 th. The store was bought by Uncle Max in 1960 and later by Ray Doyle, who ran the store until its closing in 1995, when Ray retired.

More About MAURICE LESTER MILL:

Cause of Death: Heart Attack1

Child of JANET ROBERTSON and MAURICE MILL is:

16. i. ENID ELIZABETH5 MILL, b. Aug 27, 1940, Freetown, PE.

11. ROBERT EARLE4 ROBERTSON (WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)1 was born Jan 20, 1908 in Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI1, and died Aug 03, 1975 in Somerville, New Jersey, USA1. He married MARGARET E. QUICK1 Oct 16, 19321.

Notes for ROBERT EARLE ROBERTSON:

Earle moved to Somerset County, New Jersey in 1930, he was a Silver Fox Farmer and later worked as a Miller for Lester Shurts and Son of Neshanic Station for 30 years. He retired in 1973 from the Somerset County Road Department. Earle died of a Heart Attack.SS# 155-09-3073.

[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2 M-Z, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Apr 18, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.112.5.57733.142]

Individual: Robertson, Robert Social Security #: 155-09-3073 SS# issued in: New Jersey

Birth date: Jan 20, 1908 Death date: Aug 1975 Residence code: New Jersey

ZIP Code of last known residence: 08876 Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

Somerville, New Jersey

More About ROBERT EARLE ROBERTSON:

Baptism: SS# issued in: New Jersey1

Fact 2: Social Security #: 155-09-30732,3

Fact 3: Last residence ZIP: 088763

Child of ROBERT ROBERTSON and MARGARET QUICK is:

i. ELTON VAN CLEF5 ROBERTSON3.

Notes for ELTON VAN CLEF ROBERTSON:

Elton is a Doctor of Education and is employed at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa, USA . He used to come to Summerside quite often during the early years (1964 to 70) and always visited CJRW Radio Station and brought up tapes of his School Buddies, Bobby Vinton and Bobby Rydell. He was always taking pictures and recording crazy things. I remember one time we were parked at the A & W at the corner of Water Street and McEwen Road, which is now a mall with the original Kitchen of the building being a Restaurant, and Elton started to play his recorder..really loud and the recording was of a reported storm coming to the area with 5 to 6 feet of snow expected, but it was the middle of July at the time and the heads in the other cars sure turned.

Elton is in possession of Sarah Amelia Moores Bible.

12. MATILDA (TILLIE) ETHEL4 ROBERTSON (WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)3 was born Apr 28, 1913 in Mayfield, Cavendish, PEI3, and died Feb 22, 1997 in Summerside, PEI3. She married AYLWARD GUY BARLOW3 May 29, 19353, son of JOHN BARLOW and ALICE CONNELL. He was born Jun 21, 1908 in Wellington, PE3, and died Oct 23, 1984 in Summerside, PEI3.

More About MATILDA (TILLIE) ETHEL ROBERTSON:

Burial: Summerside Protestant Cemetery, S'Side, PEI3

More About AYLWARD GUY BARLOW:

Burial: Oct 26, 1984, Floral Hills, PEI3

Children of MATILDA ROBERTSON and AYLWARD BARLOW are:

17. i. ROBERT VERNE5 BARLOW, b. May 02, 1936.

18. ii. DAVID CARLYLE BARLOW, b. Mar 21, 1939, Summerside, PEI; d. Jan 01, 1983, Charlottetown, PEI.

13. FRANCES DOROTHY4 ROBERTSON (WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)3 was born Apr 20, 1915 in Summerside, PEI3. She married GEORGE ELMER OFFER3 Sep 28, 1937 in St. James Presbyterian Manse, Charlottetown by Rev. R. Moorehead Legate, D.D.3, son of JAMES OFFER and JESSIE MACLEOD. He was born Sep 21, 1910 in Charlottetown, PEI3, and died Feb 13, 1993 in Summerside, PEI3.

Notes for FRANCES DOROTHY ROBERTSON:

Pa worked on the St. Patricks Ranch on Pope Road in St. Eleanors and two men that worked there were Frank McNeill and Arthur Allen. Frances was named after Frank and her middle name was after Art's girlfriend.

Best Man and Matron of Honour were Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Cameron (Georgie and Spoonie), sister and brother-in-law respectively of the Groom. The bride has been a very polular member of the sales staff of the footwear department of the firm of Sinclair and Stewart, Ltd.

Francis is a Past President of the Kinette Club of Summerside and is a member of the K'ettes (members over 40). Her other interests were curling and most of her adult life has been occupied with raising her two boys and helping in the Office of Ideal Dairy. Her greatest love is "The Shore" as she loves gardening and her vegetables are bountiful each and every year.

Notes for GEORGE ELMER OFFER:

"Summerside Man's marvellous escape on eve of wedding". See newspaper article about accident on the eve of wedding involving Elmer and Bill Roach's borrowed automobile.

Friends in Charlottetown knew Elmer as "Spug", he was active in Sports and managed a hockey team, curled for years and also sponsored a bowling team.

Elmer was a Butter Maker by trade and worked for Perfection Foods in Charlottetown before moving to Summerside in 1937 to open "Ideal Dairy". He ran the dairy at 20 Central Street until his sons bought him out in 1973, Tom and Paul ran it for 5 years, then Paul changed careers and Tom continued to operate the "Dairy" until 1988 when it was sold. The building remained in the family until 1993 when it was sold. Mother continued to live there until 2000 when she moved to an apartment on Linden Avenue.

The building burned on May 1st, 2001 and the next night again caught fire and completely gutted the structure, it was later torn down and is now a vacant lot (Feb. 25, 2003)

Children of FRANCES ROBERTSON and GEORGE OFFER are:

19. i. THOMAS GEORGE5 OFFER, b. Oct 20, 1941, Summerside, P E I.

20. ii. PAUL DONALD OFFER, b. Nov 28, 1945, Summerside, PEI.

Generation No. 5

14. BARBARA ANN5 BRADFORD (ANNE ETHEL4 ROBERTSON, JOHN HERMAN3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)3 was born May 01, 1922 in Massachuets, USA4,5, and died Oct 08, 1996 in San Diego, California, USA5. She married ALBERT DUNCAN MCCARTHY5 Dec 18, 1948 in Boston, Mass, USA5.

Notes for BARBARA ANN BRADFORD:

[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2 M-Z, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Apr 18, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.112.5.10333.94]

Individual: Mccarthy, Barbara Social Security #: 023-14-7749 SS# issued in: Massachusetts

Birth date: May 1, 1922 Death date: Oct 8, 1996

ZIP Code of last known residence: 92117

Primary location associated with this ZIP Code: San Diego, California

[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2 L-Z, Ed. 7, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Jan 24, 2000, Internal Ref. #1.112.7.25546.112]

More About BARBARA ANN BRADFORD:

Baptism: SS# issued in: Massachusetts5

Fact 2: Social Security #: 023-14-77495

Fact 3: Last residence ZIP: 921175

Children of BARBARA BRADFORD and ALBERT MCCARTHY are:

i. PAMELA ANN6 MCCARTHY5, b. Dec 29, 1949, Cambridge, Mass, USA5.

ii. SHERIDAN MCCARTHY5, b. Mar 09, 1954, Detroit, Michigan, USA5.

iii. JENNIFER MCCARTHY5, b. Nov 29, 1957, Montour Falls, New York, USA5; m. RICHARD KENNETH BATTEN5, Jul 13, 19765.

15. JOYCE MARIE5 BRADFORD (ANNE ETHEL4 ROBERTSON, JOHN HERMAN3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)5 was born Aug 05, 19266,7, and died Oct 03, 1993 in Denver, Colorado7. She married (1) REID WEBSTER7. She married (2) WILLIAM ROBERT MORTON7 Dec 09, 1948 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA7.

Notes for JOYCE MARIE BRADFORD:

SS# 030-18-5032. Joyce died while married to Wm. Robert Morton, but was listed as Joyce Webster in the death notice, CD 110.[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2 M-Z, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Apr 18, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.112.5.109264.131]

Individual: Webster, Joyce Social Security #: 030-18-5032 SS# issued in: Massachusetts

Birth date: Aug 5, 1926 Death date: Oct 3, 1993

ZIP Code of last known residence: 80220

Primary location associated with this ZIP Code: Denver, Colorado

More About JOYCE MARIE BRADFORD:

Baptism: SS# issued in: Massachusetts7

Fact 2: Social Security #: 030-18-50327

Fact 3: Last residence ZIP: 802207

Children of JOYCE BRADFORD and REID WEBSTER are:

i. MATTHEW REID6 WEBSTER7, b. 19577.

ii. MARY ELIZABETH WEBSTER7, b. 19607.

iii. PAUL DANIEL WEBSTER7, b. 19637.

Children of JOYCE BRADFORD and WILLIAM MORTON are:

iv. WILLIAM ROBERT6 MORTON,JR.7, b. May 09, 19517.

v. BRADFORD DUNCAN MORTON7, b. Jun 25, 19527.

vi. ANN MORTON7, b. Jan 27, 19547.

16. ENID ELIZABETH5 MILL (JANET MAUDE4 ROBERTSON, WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)7 was born Aug 27, 1940 in Freetown, PE7. She met (1) WILLIAM ROBERT TROWHILL7 Jun 21, 1961 in Ontario7. She married (2) FRANCIS BOEKEMA7 Dec 12, 1966 in Bangor, Maine, USA by Mr. Lynnmaker, Justice of the Peace7, son of JAN BOEKEMA and JANTGE RIEMERSMA. He was born Jan 08, 1941 in Inauem, Netherlands7.

Notes for ENID ELIZABETH MILL:

Enid was adopted and very sick when young and she was named after the nurse that looked after her, Enid Lewis. Birth parents were Henry and Catherine Burgess, Freetown, PEI

Enid was divorced from Bob on Oct. 10, 1966 in Reno Nevada and Married to Bo on Dec. 12, 1966 in Bangor, Maine, USA.

More About WILLIAM ROBERT TROWHILL:

Baptism: Oct 10, 1961, Divorced, Reno, Nevada7

Children of ENID MILL and WILLIAM TROWHILL are:

i. SHELLEY ANNE6 BOEKEMA7, b. Jan 09, 1962, Summerside, PEI7; m. BARRY HERMAN MCLEOD7, Jul 02, 1983, Summerside, PEI7; b. Oct 22, 1959, Tyne Valley, PEI7.

Notes for BARRY HERMAN MCLEOD:

Barry graduated from Holland College as a Power Engineer and is presently (2002) employed with the Prince County Hospital.

More About BARRY HERMAN MCLEOD:

Ref.: MacLeod7

ii. JANET (JAN) ENID TROWHILL7, b. Apr 10, 1963, Halifax, Nova Scotia7; d. Aug 09, 1966, Summerside, PEI7.

More About JANET (JAN) ENID TROWHILL:

Burial: Aug 11, 1966, Peoples Cemetery, Summerside7

Cause of Death: Leukemia,Prince County Hospital, Summerside, PEI7

Child of ENID MILL and FRANCIS BOEKEMA is:

iii. JOHN MAURICE6 BOEKEMA7, b. Sep 17, 1967, Summerside, PEI7; m. DARLENE LOUISE HALLIDAY7, May 22, 19997.

More About JOHN MAURICE BOEKEMA:

Military service: Supply Tech7

17. ROBERT VERNE5 BARLOW (MATILDA (TILLIE) ETHEL4 ROBERTSON, WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)7 was born May 02, 19367. He married (1) BARBARA ANN BROWN7 Aug 13, 1958 in First Baptist Church, Amherst, N. S. at 3:307, daughter of THOMAS N. BROWN. He married (2) ELEANOR PETERS7 Nov 25, 19887, daughter of PINKY PETERS and IRENE //. She was born Dec 03, 19327.

Child of ROBERT BARLOW and BARBARA BROWN is:

i. TERRY ALAN6 BARLOW7, b. Nov 03, 1959, Montreal, PQ.

18. DAVID CARLYLE5 BARLOW (MATILDA (TILLIE) ETHEL4 ROBERTSON, WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)7 was born Mar 21, 1939 in Summerside, PEI7, and died Jan 01, 1983 in Charlottetown, PEI7. He married JEANETTE MYERS7 Aug 24, 19637.

More About DAVID CARLYLE BARLOW:

Burial: Jan 03, 1983, Floral Hills Memorial Garden, PEI7

Child of DAVID BARLOW and JEANETTE MYERS is:

i. GARY MYLES6 BARLOW7, b. May 26, 19657; m. SHEILA LORRAINE LANDRY7, Jul 29, 1994, St. Pauls Church, Summerside, PEI7; b. Oct 04, 19637.

19. THOMAS GEORGE5 OFFER (FRANCES DOROTHY4 ROBERTSON, WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)7 was born Oct 20, 1941 in Summerside, P E I7. He married RITA MARIE O'CALLAGHAN7 May 23, 1964 in St. Joseph's Glebe House, Sydney, NS, daughter of JOHN O'CALLAGHAN and MARGARET FRANCIS. She was born May 01, 1939 in Sydney, Nova Scotia7.

Notes for THOMAS GEORGE OFFER:

Tom worked for his father at Ideal Dairy until 1969 when we moved to Truro where he was employed with Brookfield Foods as Production Manager and where our son Jay was born. When his brother phoned in 1973 with a plea for help, and considering that Brookfield Foods was amalgamating with another company it was decided to sever ties and return to PEI. We ran the business side by side until the we sold out in 1987 to Jack Simmons, of Perfection Foods, which later went Bankrupt. Tom worked for 4 years for Cavendish (coincidently at the same time Rita was working there) as a Shipping Supervisor for 3 years and Production Planner until he left in 1995. Tom also at this time decided on a career change and entered Holland college at the age of 54 and took Aviation Maintenance and graduated with a degree 18 months later. He is presently employed at Atlantic Turbine Inc., in Hangar 8 (you guessed it at the same time as Rita was employed across the hangar) at Allied Signal/Honeywell, in Slemon Park. After the initial probation period he was placed in the Inspection Department and is currently in the "Bearing Room", and if he doesn't approve of the Bearing then it doesn't go back into the engine. He works on PW 100, PT 6 and a new line is being introduced in the fall of 2001. [Offer.fbk.FBC.FBK.FTW]

Tom worked for his father at Ideal Dairy until 1969 when we moved to Truro where he was employed with Brookfield Foods as Production Manager and where our son Jay was born. When his brother phoned in 1973 with a plea for help, and considering that Brookfield Foods was amalgamating with another company it was decided to sever ties and return to PEI. We ran the business side by side until the we sold out in 1987 to Jack Simmons, of Perfection Foods, which later went Bankrupt. Tom worked for 4 years for Cavendish (coincidently at the same time Rita was working there) as a Shipping Supervisor for 3 years and Production Planner until he left in 1995. Tom also at this time decided on a career change and entered Holland college at the age of 54 and took Aviation Maintenance and graduated with a degree 18 months later. He is presently employed at Atlantic Turbine Inc., in Hangar 8 (you guessed it at the same time as Rita was employed across the hangar) at Allied Signal/Honeywell, in Slemon Park. After the initial probation period he was placed in the Inspection Department and is currently in the "Bearing Room", and if he doesn't approve of the Bearing then it doesn't go back into the engine. He works on PW 100, PT 6 and a new line is being introduced in the fall of 2001.

Notes for RITA MARIE O'CALLAGHAN:

Rita has worked in the Accounting and Secretarial field most of her life and the most rewarding being with husband Tom and Ideal Dairy for 17 years. She spent 3 years as Construction Secretary/Accounts Clerk with J. D. Irving during the construction of an addition to Cavendish Farms and then at their WasteWaterTreatment Plant. Then it was off to Strait Crossing Inc., to build Confederation Bridge as Payroll Officer until the strain threatened health. After some regrouping it was decided to change career plans and was hired as a Wiring Harness Technician with AlliedSignal, in Hangar 8 at Slemon Park, in 1996, but again stress on the job caused that to cease in March of 2001 and as of this writing I am devoting my time to Genealogy Research. [Offer.fbk.FBC.FBK.FTW]

Rita has worked in the Accounting and Secretarial field most of her life and the most rewarding being with husband Tom and Ideal Dairy for 17 years. She spent 3 years as Construction Secretary/Accounts Clerk with J. D. Irving during the construction of an addition to Cavendish Farms and then at their WasteWaterTreatment Plant. Then it was off to Strait Crossing Inc., to build Confederation Bridge as Payroll Officer until the strain threatened health. After some regrouping it was decided to change career plans and was hired as a Wiring Harness Technician with AlliedSignal, in Hangar 8 at Slemon Park, in 1996, but again stress on the job caused that to cease in March of 2001 and as of this writing I am devoting my time to Genealogy Research.

Children of THOMAS OFFER and RITA O'CALLAGHAN are:

i. JAMES PRESTON6 OFFER7, b. Jun 14, 1968, Moncton, NB7; d. Dec 23, 1968, Summerside, PEI7.

More About JAMES PRESTON OFFER:

Burial: Dec 24, 1968, St. Pauls Church Cemetery, Summerside, PEI7

ii. THOMAS JAY OFFER7, b. Oct 10, 1970, Coulchester County Hospital, Truro, NS7; m. KATHERINE JEAN BRADSHAW7, Jun 30, 1996; b. Aug 08, 19727.

Notes for THOMAS JAY OFFER:

After graduating from High School Jay worked for a time at Cavendish Farms and then off to Toronto to work for an Overhead Garage Door Installation Company until thoughts of "injuries" (several other fellow enployees experienced these injuries) plagued his thoughts and he returned home to PEI. After some thought he entered Holland College in 1994 and graduated from their Aviation Maintenance Degree and was unable to obtain work immediately so he accepted employment with Strait Crossing as their Hydraulic Equipment Maintenance Operator, until a call in December of 1995 gained him employment with Atlantic Turbine Inc., where he worked until the illness of Daughter Alycia caused too many emergency trips to Halifax and they were unsympathetic to his problems and they parted ways. After helping Kathy with her "baby sitting" service they decided to alter their careers and Kathy finished her Human Services course in 1999 and they are now the proprietors of "Kiddin' Around Day Care" and in Sept. of 2001 hope to add to that with the opening of a "Kindergarden School". Very strict rules and regulations govern the care of other persons children and both Jay and Kathy are continually upgrading their education in this field.

After graduating from High School Jay worked for a time at Cavendish Farms and then off to Toronto to work for an Overhead Garage Door Installation Company until thoughts of "injuries" (several other fellow enployees experienced these injuries) plagued his thoughts and he returned home to PEI. After some thought he entered Holland College in 1994 and graduated from their Aviation Maintenance Degree and was unable to obtain work immediately so he accepted employment with Strait Crossing as their Hydraulic Equipment Maintenance Operator, until a call in December of 1995 gained him employment with Atlantic Turbine Inc., where he worked until the illness of Daughter Alycia caused too many emergency trips to Halifax and they were unsympathetic to his problems and they parted ways. After helping Kathy with her "baby sitting" service they decided to alter their careers and Kathy finished her Human Services course in 1999 and they are now the proprietors of "Kiddin' Around Day Care" and in Sept. of 2001 hope to add to that with the opening of a "Kindergarden School". Very strict rules and regulations govern the care of other persons children and both Jay and Kathy are continually upgrading their education in this field.

20. PAUL DONALD5 OFFER (FRANCES DOROTHY4 ROBERTSON, WILLIAM ELTON3, WILLIAM MAXWELL2, JOHN MCLEAN1)7 was born Nov 28, 1945 in Summerside, PEI7. He married LEILA JEAN CURRIE Aug 11, 1972.

Children of PAUL OFFER and LEILA CURRIE are:

i. THOMAS RAYMOND6 OFFER.

ii. JAMES ALBERT "ALAN" OFFER, b. Sep 1970; m. ALISON MACDONALD, Aug 27, 2001, Pictou, Nova Scotia; b. Sydney, Nova Scotia.

iii. JULIA ANN OFFER.


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