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Matthews, Russell
B: 1893
D: May 1952 Age 69
Amy Lou Ramsey b. 1897 d. Jan 1966, dau of Mr. & Mrs. Bertram Ramsey or Ramsay

FN: Archibald (Archie) Matthews
MN: Angeline Betts

Children of Russell Matthews and Amy Lou Ramsey:

1. Lowell R. Matthews (aka Russel Lowell)
B: 20 Jul 1915
D: 1971
M: Olive Louise Keefe of Mill River, b. 17 Jul 1917 d. 23 Jun 1967, daughter of Thomas Keefe and Penelope Louise (Penzie) Clark.

2. Kenneth Matthews
B: 24 May 1917, Halifax
M: Thelma Young of Northport. Their children: Malda, Sheila and Wayne. Kenneth later married Margaret Millman of Alberta and they reside in Halifax

3. Noelle Matthews
B: 26 Feb 1919
M: (1) James Erskine Clark of Alberton, PEI

Children of James Erskine and Noelle Matthews:
1. William Russell Clark
M: Joyce Elizabeth Drake (live in Vancouver, B.C.)

James William Clark

Deborah Colleen Clark

Robert Kelly Clark


2. Frederick Erskine Clark
M: Carol Marie Powell (live in Dartmouth, N.S. where Fred practices law)

Frederick Clark

Frank Erskine Clark



M: (2) Mitchell Gallant, of Cascumpec, PEI, and had two daughters, Sharon and Arlene.

1. Sharon Gallant (On nursing staff of the Western Hospital, Alberton)

M: Austin O'Meara and reside in Cascumpec with daughter Trailawny


1. Trallawny

2. Arlene Gallant

On the staff at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alberta.


James Erskine Clark later married Fay Elaine Ellis and they had three children, Anne, Donna and David (twins). Anne married David Edwin Bernard and they had two daughters, Nancy Ann and Lisa Colleen. Donna married David Warren and they had two children. Donna Clark was Miss PEI in 1973. David married Mary Bonita Arsenault in 1979 and they had two children.

James Erskine owned and operated a successful farm machinery outlet in Alberton under the name of J. Erskine Clark Ltd.

Frederick Clark, after the death of his first wife, married Susan Hale Matthews.

4. Glen Matthews (Apparently brother of another Glen Matthews who d. 05 Nov 1925 per Albeton Presbysterian Records)
B: 21 Apr 1922
C: 25 Nov 1925
M: Thersa Dunbar of Montrose. b. 1928

Children of Glen Matthews and Thersa Dunbar:

1. Donald Matthews

M: Phyllis Avery, daughter of Herbert and Rosella Avery of Northport.


1. Chad

2. Mark

2. Allan Matthews, resided in Tignish

3. Blair Matthews
M: Carol McNeill, daughter of Lloyd and Anna McNeill of Alberton.


1. Jody

2. Tanya

4. Douglas Matthews

5. Haldine Matthews (Alberton South)
B: 03 Aug 1929 Single and lived at Northport

6. Florence Matthews, resides in Charlottetown

7. Fred Matthews
B: 19 Nov 1930 (another source says 1931)
D: 1973

8. Clair Auld Matthews
B: 1934
M: Anita Murriel Hamill of Greenmount, a sister of Guelda

9. Maewood or Mae Wood Matthews
B: 07 Sep 1935
M: Alfred (Fred) Dorman
They had a family of seven and resided in Chilliwack, B. C.

10. Wendell Matthews
B: 08 Apr 1937
M: Elizabeth (Betty) Ashley, daughter of Alvin and Vera (Hardy) Ashley of Brooklyn. They have a family of three daughters: Paula, Sylvia and Wendy Lou. Wendell is manager of the Irving Oil Company at Alberton.

ANOTHER RECORD SHOWS A RUSSELL m. Betty Ashley, dau of Alvin Hardy on 12 Jun 1957.

1. Paula Matthews, R. N. is a member of the nursing staff of Prince County Hospital, Summerside.
M: Barry Caulier

2. Sylvia Matthews is studying nursing at St. John, N.B.

3. Wendy Lou Matthews is a student at Westisle Composite High School.

11. Isabel Matthews
B: 14 Jan 1936
D: Died young

12. Marie Matthews
D: Died young

13. Florence Matthews