Matthews, Henry (Harry) Edgar
(Elmsdale U. Cemetery & U. church records)
B: 08 Sep 1870, Elmsdale, PEI
D: 24 Dec 1942, Elmsdale, PEI, bur. Elmsdale United Church Cemetery
M: Gertrude MacNeill, b. 07 Jan 1877, Elmsdale d. 22 Mar 1960, Elmsdale. Gertrude was dau of Samuel McNeill and Ellen Matthews.
They lived in the Dock on a farm adjoining his brother Allan's farm. They had a family of ten: Frank, Lloyd, Viola Maud, Anna, Helen and Pauline (twins), Mildred, George, Charlotte and Vernon.
FN: Charles Matthews
MN: Margaret Jane Brander
Children of Henry Edgar Matthews and Gertrude MacNeill:
1. Frank Elwood Matthews
B: 21 May 1900, Alberton, PEI
M: Doris Graves or Graver of Mass. (Divorced)
2. Lloyd Thorton
B: 23 Jul 1901
D: 30 Apr 1991, Mass. bur. Mass.
M: Alice Vera Leard, Mass b. 26 Jul 1904. Alberton, PEI. d. 03 Oct 1981, Mass., dau of P. Warren Leard and Mrs. Leard of Alberton.
3. Viola Maud Matthews
B: 01 Dec 1902, Elmsdale, PEI
M: Cyril Maxfield Johnston or Johnson of Hills River. (Divorced) b. 1899, Alberton, PEI d. 1947
4. Anna Beatrice
B: 27 Dec 1904, Elmsdale, PEI
D: 23 Dec 1982, Texas
M: Carl Greene, of Miminegash, b. 24 Jun 1902
5. Pauline Matthews
(twin to Helen)
B: 25 April 1907, Elmsdale, PEI
D: 17 May 1976, Boston, MA, bur. Boston, MA
M: William Reeves, of Freetown, PEI., and lived in Mass.
6. Helen Matthews
(twin to Pauline)
B: 25 Apr 1907, Elmsdale, PEI
D: 26 Aug 1976, Boston, MA, three months after her sister, Pauline.
M: Theodore Elder, of Mass & lived in Mass. b. 28 Oct 1909 d. 01 May 1989, Boston, MA
7. Mildred Matthews
B: 01 May 1909, Elmsdale, PEI
D: 29 Oct 1990
M: Ivar Nicholas, of Mass. b. 10 Nov 1907, Mass. d. 04 Mar 1983, Mass.
8. George MacNeill
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.
9. Charlotte Evelyn
B: 26 Apr 1914, Elmsdale, PEI
M: John Oliver, son of Nelson and Jane (Sellick) Oliver, South Kildare.
10. Vernon Keith Matthews
B: 26 Jun 1917, Alberton, PEI
D: 24 Dec 1982, Elmsdale, PEI, bur. Elmsdale United Church Cemetery.
M: Mae Margaret Barnett, of Elmsdale.