The Prince Edward Island Descendants of Stephen Weeks of Ireland.


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Generation One

1. STEPHEN 1 WEEKS; born Kings County, Ireland; married Ann Lucumber Ireland.

Known children of Stephen 1 Weeks and Ann Lucumber were as follows:

2. i.LACOMBER 2 WEEKS, married Christiana Paton.

3. ii.ROBERT WEEKS, born circa 1791 Ireland; married Jane (--?--).

4. iii.STEPHEN WEEKS, born circa 1795 Queens Co., Ireland; married Elizabeth Large.

5. iv.JOSEPH WEEKS, born circa 1805; married Mary Ann Farquharson.

6. v.JOHN WEEKS ESQ, born 1806; married Amelia Gordon.

7. vi.HENRY WEEKS, born circa 1808; married Ann Large.

8. vii.MARGARET WEEKS, born circa 1811 Ireland; married James Hall.

viii.WILLIAM WEEKS; born before 1822 Ireland.

9. ix.MARY ANN WEEKS, born before 1822 Ireland; married James Hardy.

Generation Two

2. LACOMBER 2 WEEKS; [Author's Note: This individual may have been confused with William Lecumber WEEKS, son of Henry and Ann (Large) WEEKS. The dates of birth of his children are not consistent with those of his nieces and nephews and indicate that Lacomber was probably a grandson of Stephen and Ann (Lucumber) WEEKS] ( Stephen1 ); married Christiana Paton; died North Dakota ?, USA, [The family is said to have moved to North Dakota].

Known children of Lacomber 2 Weeks and Christiana Paton were as follows:

i.MARY 3 WEEKS.

ii.MARGARET JANE WEEKS; born 7 Aug 1869.

iii.JAMES JOHN WEEKS; born 14 Jul 1871.

iv.WILLIE GRAY WEEKS; born 29 Jan 1874.

v.HENRY LUCAS WEEKS; born 3 Aug 1876.

3. ROBERT 2 WEEKS ( Stephen1 ); born circa 1791 Ireland; married Jane (--?--); died 23 Nov 1863 age 72; buried St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Elm Ave., Charlottetown, PE.

Known children of Robert 2 Weeks and Jane (--?--) were as follows:

i.ALICIA 3 WEEKS; born circa 1820; died 2 Mar 1854 age 34 years; buried St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Elm Ave., Charlottetown, PE.

10. ii.WILLIAM WEEKS ESQ, born circa 1821 Ireland; married Margaret Haslam.

4. STEPHEN 2 WEEKS ( Stephen1 ); born circa 1795 a native of Queens Co., Ireland; married Elizabeth Large, daughter of John Large Esq; died 5 Apr 1869 aged 74; buried St. Elizabeth's Anglican Cemetery, Springfield, Queens, PE.

Known children of Stephen 2 Weeks and Elizabeth Large were as follows:

i.HUNTER 3 WEEKS; buried Hillcrest Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

11. ii.JOHN ARCHIBALD WEEKS, born 17 Feb 1828.

iii.ANN WEEKS; born 12 Jun 1830.

iv.WILLIAM GEORGE WEEKS; born 1834; buried Hillcrest Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

v.ELIZA WEEKS; born 17 Nov 1844.

vi.THOMAS JAMES WEEKS; born 17 Aug 1846.

5. JOSEPH 2 WEEKS ( Stephen1 ); born circa 1805; married Mary Ann Farquharson 3 Nov 1830; by Rev. L. C. Jenkins; died 20 Feb 1884 aet. 79; buried Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, PE.

Known children of Joseph 2 Weeks and Mary Ann Farquharson were:

12. i.JANE 3 WEEKS, born circa 1834; married Samuel B. Hall.

6. JOHN 2 WEEKS ESQ. ( Stephen1 ) "the second youngest" was born 1806; married Amelia Gordon, daughter of John Gordon Esq; died 25 Jun 1881 South Kildare, PE, "... aged 75 years. He leaves one daughter and four sons ;" buried Old Dock Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

Known children of John 2 Weeks Esq. and Amelia Gordon were as follows:

i.[UNKNOWN] 3 WEEKS; died before 1861.

13. ii.MARY JANE WEEKS, born 4 Mar 1840; married Henry J. Matthews.

14. iii.JOHN ARCHIBALD WEEKS, born 4 May 1843; married Louise Dougherty.

15. iv.STEPHEN J. WEEKS, born circa 1844; married Robena Carruthers.

v.[FEMALE] WEEKS; born between 1845 and 1856; aged 5 to 16 in 1861.

16. vi.WILLIAM WEEKS, born circa 1847; married Fannie Gourley.

vii.ROBERT NICOL WEEKS; born 28 Mar 1849; married Dora McClellan; died 11 Sep 1915.

7. HENRY 2 WEEKS ( Stephen1 ); born circa 1808; married Ann Large; died 21 Jan 1880 aet. 72; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

Known children of Henry 2 Weeks and Ann Large were as follows:

i.JANE 3 WEEKS; died in infancy.

17. ii.JANE CAROLINE WEEKS, born 13 Feb 1839; married William G. Warren.

iii.WILLIAM LECUMBER WEEKS; born 7 Apr 1841.

18. iv.JOHN THOMAS WEEKS, born 7 Feb 1845 PE; married Emma E. Mills; married Susan Bowness.

19. v.STEPHEN LARGE WEEKS, born 8 Nov 1846; married Ann Jerusha Bowness.

vi.ELIZA WEEKS; born circa 1847 PE; aged 34 in 1881.

20. vii.HENRY ALBERT WEEKS, born 26 Dec 1848; married Elizabeth Bowness.

21. viii.MARY ISABELLA WEEKS, born 13 Jul 1853; married Robert Bell.

22. ix.ALECIA REBECCA WEEKS, born 5 May 1855; married Rev. Matthew Knight.

8. MARGARET 2 WEEKS ( Stephen1 ); born circa 1811 Ireland; aged 70 in 1881; married James Hall.

Known children of Margaret 2 Weeks and James Hall were as follows:

i.STEPHEN 3 HALL; died 29 Nov 1866; buried United Baptist Church Cemetery, Central Bedeque, PE.

ii.[MALE] HALL; [Author's Note: This individual may be Stephen HALL. Primary source verification is pending]; born between 1816 and 1840 PE; aged 21 to 45 in 1861.

iii.[FEMALE] HALL; born between 1816 and 1840 PE; aged 21 to 45 in 1861.

iv.[FEMALE] HALL; born between 1840 and 1845 PE; aged 16 to 21 in 1861.

v.[FEMALE] HALL; [Author's Note: This individual may be Lydia HALL. Primary source verification is pending]; born between 1845 and 1856 PE; aged 5 to 16 in 1861.

vi.[FEMALE] HALL; born between 1845 and 1856 PE; aged 5 to 16 in 1861.

vii.[FEMALE] HALL; born between 1845 and 1856 PE; aged 5 to 16 in 1861.

viii.SAMUEL HALL; born circa 1848 PE; aged 33 in 1881.

ix.LYDIA HALL; born circa 1856 PE; aged 25 in 1881.

x.JOHN J. HALL; born circa 1858 PE; aged 23 in 1881.

xi.ALLIS MAI[S?]E HALL; born circa 1860 PE; aged 21 in 1881.

9. MARY ANN 2 WEEKS ( Stephen1 ); born before 1822 Ireland; married James Hardy.

Known children of Mary Ann 2 Weeks and James Hardy were as follows:

i.ROBERT 3 HARDY; married Ann Seige.

ii.JOSEPH HARDY.

iii.GEORGE HARDY.

iv.ANN HARDY.

v.WILLIAM H. HARDY.

vi.ISABELLE HARDY.

vii.ALECIA HARDY; married George Stewart.

viii.MARGARET HARDY.

23. ix.JAMES HARDY, married Martha Ramsay.

x.JULIE HARDY; married John Patton.

xi.ELIZAH ?/ELIJAH ? HARDY.

Generation Three

10. WILLIAM 3 WEEKS ESQ. ( Robert2 , Stephen1 ); born circa 1821 Ireland; aged 60 in 1881; married Margaret Haslam 19 Feb 1852 St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, PE; [he] a bachelor, [of] Charlottetown; [she] a spinster, [of] Springfield, Lot 67. Married, by license, by J. A. Read. Witnesses were William Hasl[a?]m, Alex Hayden, John [Haslam ?], Mary Ann [Haslem ?]; died 2 Jun 1894 aet 72; buried 1894 Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, PE; Range G, Plot No. 12-14.

Known children of William 3 Weeks Esq. and Margaret Haslam were as follows:

i.LEWIS CHARLES 4 WEEKS; born circa Dec 1852; died 19 Feb 1854 aged 14 months; buried Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, PE.

ii.ROBERT T. WEEKS; born circa 1854 PE; aged 27 in 1881; died 22 Oct 1886 aged 32; buried 1886 Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, PE; Range G, Plot No. 12-14.

iii.ELIZABETH WEEKS; born circa Nov 1856; died 22 Sep 1858 aged 1 year and 10 months; buried Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, PE.

iv.EMILY LOUISA WEEKS; born circa 1859 PE; aged 22 in 1881; married Warren J. Miller 7 Jun 1882 Charlottetown, PE; at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. H. P. Cowper and [illegible].

v.MAJOR WILLIAM A. WEEKS; born 2 Apr 1860 Charlottetown, PE; aged 21 in 1881; buried 1928 Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, PE; Range G, Plot No. 12-14.

vi.ALICE J. WEEKS; born circa 1862; died 15 Aug 1927 aged 65 years; buried 1927 Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, PE; Range G, Plot No. 12-14.

vii.MARGARET EDITH WEEKS; born circa 1865 PE; aged 16 in 1881; died 17 Mar 1890 aet 25; buried 1890 Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, PE; Range G, Plot No. 12-14.

viii.ANNIE M. WEEKS; born circa 1868 PE; aged 13 in 1881; married G. Frank Beer, son of John Beer.

11. JOHN ARCHIBALD 3 WEEKS ( Stephen2 , Stephen1 ); born 17 Feb 1828.

Known children of John Archibald 3 Weeks and an unknown spouse were as follows:

i.CRASWELL 4 WEEKS; buried Dock Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

ii.MORTON WEEKS; died BC.

iii.[MALE] WEEKS; died Australia.

12. JANE 3 WEEKS ( Joseph2 , Stephen1 ); born circa 1834; married Samuel B. Hall 19 Jul 1859 Charlottetown, PE; by the Rev. I. Sutcliffe ... at the residence of the Bride's father, ... of this city. [Samuel] of Crapaud; died 19 Mar 1916 aged 82; buried People's Protestant Cemetery, Summerside, PE.

Known children of Jane 3 Weeks and Samuel B. Hall all born PE were as follows:

i.JOHN W. 4 HALL; born circa 1861; aged 20 in 1881.

ii.JAMES B. HALL; born circa 1863; aged 18 in 1881.

iii.ALFRED HALL; born circa 1865; aged 16 in 1881.

iv.FREDDY [D.?] HALL; born circa 1869; aged 12 in 1881.

v.CLARA HALL; born circa 1877; aged 4 in 1881.

13. MARY JANE 3 WEEKS ( John2 , Stephen1 ); born 4 Mar 1840; married Henry J. Matthews; died 3 Dec 1916.

Known children of Mary Jane 3 Weeks and Henry J. Matthews were as follows:

i.ANNIE 4 MATTHEWS; married Ben Matthews.

ii.FRED MATTHEWS; married Edith Donald.

iii.SUSAN MATTHEWS; married Fred Clark; his second wife.

iv.ELEANOR MATTHEWS.

v.MILLICENT MATTHEWS; married Douglas Dingwell.

vi.C. N. GORDON MATTHEWS; born 1861; died 1928.

vii.JESS SINCLAIR MATTHEWS; born 5 May 1872; married Ethel Violet Bell; died 1957.

viii.HENRIETTA MATTHEWS; born 1875; died 1937.

ix.HARRIET W. MATTHEWS; born 1878; married E. Blake Asselstine; died 1913.

x.J. W[ILLIAM] MATTHEWS; born circa 1881; married Gertrude Smith; [she] from Alberton; died Mar 1971 aged 90 years.

xi.CLARABEL MATTHEWS; born 1881; died 1936.

14. JOHN ARCHIBALD 3 WEEKS ( John2 , Stephen1 ); born 4 May 1843; married Louise Dougherty; died 16 Mar 1901.

Known children of John Archibald 3 Weeks and Louise Dougherty were as follows:

i.EMMA 4 WEEKS; married Charles Willey; died 1970. ii.J. S. GORDON WEEKS; born 1877; died 1911 [Mands ?] Hospital, Brazil.

iii.ADA WEEKS; born 1880; married (--?--) Dumphy; died 1936. iv.ALBERT WEEKS; born 1882; died 1916.

v.CRASWELL WEEKS; born 1884; married Margaret Jelly; [She] widow of James Hardy of Brooklyn [PE]; died 1970.

vi.JOHN MORTON WEEKS; baptized 6 Jun 1892; died 21 Mar 1973 Vancouver, BC.

15. STEPHEN J. 3 WEEKS ( John2 , Stephen1 ); born circa 1844; married Robena Carruthers; died 16 Dec 1885 aged 41 years.

Known children of Stephen J. 3 Weeks and Robena Carruthers were as follows:

i.MAMIE 4 WEEKS; married Robert Hardy.

ii.AMELIA WEEKS; born circa 1881; died 14 Jun 1904 aged 23 years.

16. WILLIAM 3 WEEKS ( John2 , Stephen1 ); born circa 1847; married Fannie Gourley; died 24 Apr 1930 aged 83 years.

Known children of William 3 Weeks and Fannie Gourley were as follows:

i.PERCY G. 4 WEEKS; born circa 1888; married Lilla Laughlin; died 11 Jun 1970 aged 82 years.

ii.EDWIN LOUDEN WEEKS; born 23 Dec 1890; died 1970.

iii.LEIGH GORDON WEEKS; born circa 1896; married Agnes Christina Arthur 24 Jul 1929; died 28 Feb 1975 aged 79 years.

17. JANE CAROLINE 3 WEEKS ( Henry2 , Stephen1 ); born 13 Feb 1839; married William G. Warren; died 29 Jul 1878 aet. 40. [Author's note: probably in childbirth]; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

Known children of Jane Caroline 3 Weeks and William G. Warren were:

i.[INFANT] 4 WARREN; born circa 1878; [This child appears to have been unnamed, and probably died at or shortly after birth]; died circa 29 Jul 1878; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

18. JOHN THOMAS 3 WEEKS ( Henry2 , Stephen1 ); born 7 Feb 1845 PE; aged 36 in 1881; married Emma E. Mills 31 Aug 1871 St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE; John was a bachelor and Emma was a spinster, both of Summerside, PE. Married, by license, by J. W. Forsythe in the presence of Holden Mills, Nelly Compton "& others;" married Susan Bowness, daughter of Robert S. Bowness and Thirza Tuplin, 28 Mar 1882; died 1904; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, Prince, PE.

Known children of John Thomas 3 Weeks and Emma E. Mills were:

i.[INFANT] 4 WEEKS; born circa 1873; died 1873 at birth or young; he/she and Emma E. Mills were buried 3 Jun 1873 St. John's Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, Prince, PE.

Known children of John Thomas 3 Weeks and Susan Bowness were as follows:

i.HAROLD HERBERT 4 WEEKS; born 20 Mar 1883; at 9 AM; died 3 Nov 1934 Moncton, NB; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, Prince, PE.

ii.MURIEL WINNIFRED WEEKS; born 7 Oct 1888; at 11 pm; died 20 Mar 1913; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, Prince, PE.

iii.MABEL JESSIE WEEKS; born 1 Mar 1891; at 3:30 pm; married Harold Edison Wilson 1 Mar 1918; died 21 or 27 Jun 1968.

iv.DOROTHY LEFURGEY WEEKS; born 23 Jan 1893 Alberton, PE, at 9:00 a.m; married Reginald Evans Ellis, son of Kenneth Forbes Ellis and Lucy Stewart, 29 Aug 1927 Summerside, Prince, PE; died 11 Jun 1975 Prince County Hospital, Summerside, Prince Co., PE, aged 82 years; buried 14 Jun 1975 People's Cemetery, Summerside, Prince, PE. The service was conducted by Rev. Dr. J.S. McBride.

19. STEPHEN LARGE 3 WEEKS ( Henry2 , Stephen1 ); born 8 Nov 1846; married Ann Jerusha Bowness, daughter of Robert S. Bowness and Thirza Tuplin, 28 Oct 1875; died 23 Mar 1899 aet. 53; of cancer; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

Known children of Stephen Large 3 Weeks and Ann Jerusha Bowness were as follows:

i.GEORGIE ARLETTA 4 WEEKS; born 8 Dec 1877 PE; aged 4 in 1881; married Harold Pratt; died 12 Dec 1962 aged 85 years; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

ii.ELIZA ROBERTA WEEKS; born circa 1878 PE; aged 3 in 1881; married Foster Gammel; died 21 Nov 1966 aged 90 years.

iii.EMILY GRACE WEEKS; born 13 Apr 1880; aged 1 in 1881; married Enman Maxwell; her first husband; married W. G. Maxwell; died 1952; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

iv.ROBERT BOWNESS WEEKS; born 26 Apr 1882 Alma, PE; married Josephine Alexandra MacNeill, daughter of Alexander MacNeill and Christina Ann MacPhail, circa 1907; she was "of Nine Mile Creek;" died 11 Dec 1954; buried Highfield United Church Cemetery, Highfield, PE.

v.JEAN BELL WEEKS; born 12 Jan 1884; married Edwin Murphy; died 2 Sep 1976.

vi.MARY HAZEL WEEKS; born 10 Dec 1886; married John A. Cameron; died 29 Aug 1973; buried Elmsdale United Church Cemetery, Elmsdale, PE.

vii.JOHN CARRUTHERS WEEKS; born 5 Nov 1889; married Annie C. Leard, daughter of Warren Leard and Lucinda Craig, 14 Jul 1915; died 1970; buried Elmsdale United Church Cemetery, Elmsdale, PE.

20. HENRY ALBERT 3 WEEKS ( Henry2 , Stephen1 ); born 26 Dec 1848; married Elizabeth Bowness, daughter of Robert S. Bowness and Thirza Tuplin, 3 Dec 1884; at the residence of the bride's brother R.S. Bowness by Rev. Walter B. Hinson; died 31 Jan 1913 aged 64; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

Known children of Henry Albert 3 Weeks and Elizabeth Bowness were as follows:

i.ALICIA 4 WEEKS; born 13 Sep 1885; married Thomas Clarke 12 Oct 1910; died 29 Mar 1920 South Kildare, PE; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

ii.CARL HENRY WEEKS; born 24 Jun 1887; married Marion Campbell 26 Jun 1924; died 28 Dec 1952; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

iii.RUBY ANN WEEKS; born 3 Feb 1889; married Watson Hardy 30 Sep 1914; died 22 Apr 1942; buried Montrose United Church Cemetery, Montrose, PE.

iv.MARY JANE WEEKS; born 2 Sep 1890; died 22 Jan 1912 aged 21 years; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

v.HUNTER MALCOLM WEEKS; born 24 Jun 1892; married Bessie Cail 10 Mar 1915; died 23 Dec 1962 aged 70 years.

vi.LUCY ELIZABETH FERRIS WEEKS; born 23 May 1894; married Heber Corbett 18 May 1918; died 30 Aug 1984 Alberton, PE; buried Alberton, PE.

vii.STEPHEN HOWARD WEEKS; born 25 Sep 1900; died Jun 1977 Bracebridge, ON; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

21. MARY ISABELLA 3 WEEKS ( Henry2 , Stephen1 ); born 13 Jul 1853; married Robert Bell; died 1927; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

Known children of Mary Isabella 3 Weeks and Robert Bell were as follows:

i.T. CARLYLE 4 BELL; born 12 Jan 1878 Alberton, PE; married Annie M. Cameron; died 1940; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

ii.HENRY W. BELL; born circa 1879 PE; aged 2 in 1881.

iii.FLORENCE M. BELL; born 1886; died 1962; buried Woodlawn United Church Cemetery, Alberton, PE.

22. ALECIA REBECCA 3 WEEKS ( Henry2 , Stephen1 ); born 5 May 1855; married Rev. Matthew Knight.

Known children of Alecia Rebecca 3 Weeks and Rev. Matthew Knight were:

i.ALBERT 4 KNIGHT; died 24 Dec "... only son met his death as a young man when shopping on Christmas Eve, an elevator door had been left open and he stepped into the shaft."

23. JAMES 3 HARDY ( Mary Ann2 Weeks , Stephen1 ); married Martha Ramsay.

Known children of James 3 Hardy and Martha Ramsay were:

i.RAMSAY 4 HARDY.

Printed on: 22 Apr 1997
Prepared by:
Mary A. Ellis


Last Updated: 05/17/2002 4:42:28 PM

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