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McAlduff, Mary Ann
C: Baptized 20 Sep 1844, St. Anthony's Roman Catholic Church, Bloomfield, Lot 5, Prince Edward Island. Her sponsors were Patrick Killbride and Margaret McAlduff.
D: 30 May 1926, perhaps at Edmonton, Alberta.She had moved to Alberta about 18 years prior to her death, probably to live with or near her daughters.
M: 13 Sep 1862 by license, Edmund Charles Matthews, by Rev. R. W. Dyer in Alberton Presbyterian Church, Alberton, PEI. The witnesses were John, George and Thomas Meggison. Edmund was born 25 Jul 1838 in New Brunswick of Scottish ancestry. He was probably born at North Esk, New Brunswick, the son of Charles Matthews, a native of Argylshire, Scotland, and his wife, Charlotte Rogers. Charles and Charlotte had nine children. Edmund C. Matthews was adult baptized 05 Aug 1866. Edmund died 13 October 1903 at Alberton.

FN: Daniel McAlduff
MN: Catherine Naughton

Edmund C. Matthews was a well-known person in the early history of the town of Alberton. In the 1871 Canadian Dominion Directory, page 142 (2193), he was listed as a cooper, residence in Alberton. In 1881, Edmund Matthews, 45, Presbyterian, a trader, born in N.B., Scottish, was living in Lot 4. His wife, Mary A., was 36, Irish, Roman Catholic, born in P.E.I. Their children, all Presbyterian in religion, were Lilly, 17; Lucy A., 15; Benj. R., 11; Allair F. [sic], 5; and Charles E, 2. Mary's mother, Catherine McAlduff, 84, born in Ireland, Roman Catholic, was living with her daughter. In 1901, Edmund C. Matthews was residing on East Main Street, Alberton. He was listed as a government official, a duty that earned him $100 a year. His wife, and children Lillian C., Allen F., Edward C., Charlotte G. and Emily A. were inhabiting the home.

Children of Edmund Charles Matthews and Mary Ann McAlduff born at Lot 4:

1. Lillian C. / Lilly Matthews
B: 05 Jan 1866
M: Reginald Wilfred Ross Armstrong and resided at Edmonton, Alberta. She was a "transit miss" who earned $300 a year and resided with her parents at Alberton in 1901.

2. Lucy Annette Matthews (called Lee)
B: 1868
D: 1907
M: William Wallace MacGregor and lived at Daupland, Alberta, and Hamilton, Ontario. Another record shows her m. to Hector Currie which you will find by clicking her name above.

3. Benjamin Rogers Matthews
B: 1870
M: (1) 21 Jun 1897, Susan Matilda Thompson
M: (2) 21 Jan 1901, Annie S. Matthews

4. Allair or Allan Fraser Matthews
B: 1877
D: 1967
M: Lydia Jane Shaw

5. Edmund Charles Matthews
B: 27 May 1879, a schoolteacher earning $225 a year in 1901
D: 1966
M: Mary Elizabeth Hinton b. 1884 d. 1949

6. Charlotte Grace Matthews
B: 12 Mar 1883
D: Feb 1976
M: John Herbert Wells

7. Emily (Lee) Allison Matthews
B: 15 May 1886
D: 1970
M: William Wallace MacGregor, Daupland, Alberta Hamilton, Ontario