Matthews, George MacNeill (Farmer)
(United Church Records)
B: 21 Aug 1911, Elmsdale, PEI
D: 19 Apr 1949, Alberton, PEI
M: 03 Apr 1940, Ruth Pearl Bell, b. 1913 d. 05 Jan1941, dau of William Bell and Ruby (Wallace) Bell of Hills River. Married by Rev. Geo. Crough U. C. Parsonage, O'Leary. They resided in the Dock and George farmed the land which he inherited from his father, Henry. They had one son, George Earl Matthews. Ruth died in Jan 1941 when their son was six months old and then Earl lived with his father and grandmother Matthews until he was about seven years old. At this time, George was forced by serious illness to retire from farming and Earl went to Hills River to live with his maternal grandparents.
FN: Henry Edgar Matthews
MN: Gertrude MacNeill
Children of George MacNeill Matthews and Ruth Bell:
1. Earl George Matthews
B: 25 Jun 1940, Alberton, PEI (another record showe 21 Jun 1941)
M: 03 Dec 1960, Mary Mable McCue, B: 1941, dau of Albert McCue & Mary Goodie, Palmer Road.
Earl went to Hills River to live with his maternal grandparents when he was seven years old. After the death of his grandfather, he, wife and grandmother moved their house to the Dock. Years later a new house was built on the Dock Road. His farmland was sold to Fred Rennie of the Dock. Earl inherited his grandfather's farm. (Henry) and lived with his mother's family in Alberton. Earl married Mable McCue and after the death of his grandfather Bell, they and his grandmother Bell moved their house to the Dock. They settled on the farm which Earl's father and grandfather had owned. Some years later a new house was built on the Dock Road near the site of the house which had been moved from Hill's River. Earl was employed by Hayes Paving Co. of Alma for a number of years. The farmland was sold to Fred Rennie of the Dock.
Children of Earl George Matthews and Mary Mable McCue:
1. Sharon Matthews
B: 21 May 1961
M: James Rayner, son of Keith Rayner or Raynor.
1. Crystal Rayner or Raynor
2. Darcy Rayner or Raynor
2. George Matthews
M: Mary Ramsey
3. Carol Matthews
M: Allan MacCormick, son of Dennis and Elaine (Wedge) MacCormack. They resided in Charlottetown, PEI
4. Constance (Connie) Matthews
5. Shelly Matthews
6. Jamie Matthews