Matthews, John Allan (Jack) (O'Leary)
B: 13 Feb 1898, Baltic, PEI
D: 23 Feb 1976, Age 78, O'Leary, PEI, Vet. WWI & II
Buried: Abt 25 Feb 1976, Bloomfield Cemetery, PEI
M: 13 Sep 1922, Mary Osborne Tredenick, West Devon, dau. of Percy Osborne Tredinick & Mary Moreshead, dau of Joseph, West Devon. Mary b. 28 Oct 1901 in Portland, Maine d. 23 Aug 1982 in O'Leary, PEI. Mary "Mac" Tredenick was a school teacher. She was also active in many social causes and church groups. She was interested in art and painted many lovely pictures after her retirement. She ws interested in ancestry. She was the oldest of five and did most of the work on the farm. She completed teacher training at Prince of Wales College in Charlettown and began her teaching career in the O'Leary area. Most of her teaching career was in the O'Leary Public School where she retired in 1964.
FN: Hugh A. Matthews
MN: Susan Stewart
Children of John Allan Matthews and Mary Osborne Tredenick:
1. Myrna Doris Matthews
B: 28 Aug 1923
C: 19 Jul 1925
M: Fred Hastings, Alberton. Lives in Alberton, PEI
2. Allan Tredenick Matthews
B: 28 Feb 1925, O'Leary, PEI
C: 19 Jul 1925
M: Claire Hodges, dau of John Hodges, Montreal, millionaire, made materials for
parachuetts during WWII.
3. Mary Blanche Matthews
B: 10 Feb 1934, O'Leary, PEI
M: 1959?, Clifford John Gibson, Ocean Falls, B. C. Lived on Quadra Island, one of the Gulf Islands off Vancouver Island. They had two daughters and two sons. All live in B.C.
4. Sandra Osborne
B: 14 Nov 1940, O'Leary, PEI
M: 06 Jul 1963, William (Bill) Norman Rumfeldt, Mississauga, Ont. They were married in R.C.A.F. Chapel, Summerside, PEI. They live in Oakville, Ontario. He was b. 02 Sep 1935 in Arvida, Quebec.