Matthew, Mary Bethesda (Called Bethesda)
B: 18 Apr 1868, PEI (another source says 19 Apr 1866)
D: 03 Mar 1952, PEI
M: (1) Edward Gill
M: (2) Henry Douglas White b. 26 Aug 1853 d. 02 Dec 1929. Henry was previously married to to Mary Bethesda's sister, Eliza Melinda Matthew who d. 17 Dec 1893.. He was a finish carpenter and joiner who lived in Bonshaw village. At the turn of the century Bonshaw was a thriving community with a court house, two churches, blacksmith shop, doctor office, saw mills and boats sailed up the Elliiot (West) River from Charlottetowm carrying goods to the stores at the village. Henry and Bethesda (Nannie) moved from Bonshaw to Hampshire in 1904.
Children of Edward Gill and Mary Bethesda Matthew:
Bertha May Gill
B: 12 Jun 1888, PEI, lived with uncle / aunt, Mr. & Mrs. John Heatherly, until marriage to Leonard Sylvester
D: 10 May 1915 Kittson County, MN, age 26, tubercular meningitis
Burial: Joe River Cemetery officiated by Rev. Campbell of Swan Lake, Man.
M: 26 Jun 1913 Leonard Sylvester b. 23 Aug 1886, St. Vincent, MN d. 25 Apr 1973, Thief River Falls, MN.
Ernest Garfield Gill
B: 02 Jun 1889, PEI
D: 06 Jul 1937, Kittson County, Minnesota
M: Mary Hannah (Sylvester?) Balderston b. 23 Apr 1878, Scarborough County, Ont., Can. d. 11 Feb 1953
Children of Henry Douglas White and Mary Bethesda Matthew:
James Derrell White
B: 16 Jun 1897, PEI, Bonshaw (another source says 16 Jun 1898)
D: 04 May 1970, Charlottetown, PEI
M: 06 Nov 1918, Bessie Maney, in Cornwall, PEI. b. 01 Sep 1900 or 1901, Boston, MA
Chester Everton White
B: 03 Jul 1900, PEI
D: 09 Jan 1968
M: 04 Feb 1925, Elizabeth Mildred Green (everyone called her Millie) b. 10 Sep 1905 d. 22 Apr 1985.
Melinda Gladys White
B: 21 Dec 1903, PEI
D: 25 Jun 1971, Kingston, PEI
M: 26 Dec 1923, Lorne Smith b. 15 Nov 1902 d. 20 Dec 1989