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From: "Patricia Doherty" <>
Subject: Re: [KINGS] Jackson Family
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2011 13:00:59 -0400
Thanks so much Eric for all that info !!! Note Wyman McPhee was b Maitland
Hants Co & not Annapolis Co.
The following is what I have on the Wyman McPhee Family :
Wyman McPhee B 26 Feb 1865 Maitland, Hants Co. NS s/o John McPhee & Mary
Jane Scott ... (Margaret (Grant, McEachern) McPhee was step-mother to
Wyman); d 20 Jan 1930 age 65 yrs, 10 mths, 24 da
Informant - Mrs. Mullett, 4611 Washington St., Boston, Ma
C.O.D. - Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Burial - Glenwood cemetery, Everett, Ma Jan 23 1930
Married 19 Dec 1891 Everett, Middlesex Co. Ma
Eva S Jackson B 11 Feb 1857 ; d 6 June 1927 Somerville, Ma age 70 yrs, 3
mths, 26 da
Informant - Wyman McPhee 31 Partridge St., Somerville, Ma
COD - Carcinoma of stomach
Burial - Glenwood cemetery, Everett, Ma June 9 1927
Children of Wyman & Eva (Jackson, Grant) McPhee:
1. Elsworth McPhee b 26 Mar 1894 Everett, Ma
2. Winniworth Hazel McPhee b 30 Nov 1896 Everett, Ma; d 21 Mar 1980 Roland
Thatcher Nursing Home, Wareham, Plymouth Co. Mass age 83; widow
Residence - 8 Head of Bay Rd. Bourne, Barnstable Co. Ma
Informant - Thomas F. Grant, Nephew, 31 Harvard St., Dedham, Ma
C.O.D. - Congestive Heart Failure
Burial - Glenwood cemetery, Everett, Ma 25 Mar 1980
Winnieworth married 2 Sept 1928 Sommerville, Ma
William Alfred Mullett b London, England ca 1900 s/o Alfred J Mullett &
Violet Venners ; d 1944
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Little" <>
To: "Kings County Mail List" <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 1:46 AM
Subject: [KINGS] Jackson Family
> Eva S Jackson (Stephen Jackson, Papa Jackson : ) ) m(1) 1880-1889
> J Grant b 13 Oct 1847 Old Town, Penobscot, ME son of Thomas J Grant Jr and
> Aurelia 'Minnie' _____; m(2) 19 Dec 1891 Everett, Middlesex, MA Wyman
> b 26 Feb 1865 Maitland? Annapolis, NS son of John McPhee and Margaret
> Okay, Janice filled in the information for second surviving son, Robert,
> I thought I might expand on Eva (Jackson) Grant McPhee...
> Part of Eva's history actually begins in Old Town, Penobscot, ME when
> J Grant Jr is born 13 Oct 1847, the son of of Thomas J Grant and Aurelia.
> Thomas Jr moved to Boston where he m(1) 30 Aug 1868 Sarah E Benton b 28
> 1849 Hiram, Oxford, ME dau of Albion Pierce Benton and Sarah A Wadsworth.
> They had one child, Thomas J Grant III b 20 Dec 1869 in Boston but the
> infant was not able to absorb any milk and died 3 days later, 23 Dec. Then
> further heartbreak, Sarah herself died from peritonitis 4 Mar 1874 in
> A couple of years later, Thomas J Grant Jr m(2) 5 Aug 1876 Boston,
> MA Julia E Goodwin b 1 Feb 1857 in Lebanon, York, ME dau of John and Amey
> Goodwin. Thomas Jr and Julia had a daughter, Maud Laura Grant b 19 Jun
> Chelsea, Suffolk, MA. More tragedy... Julia passes away 9 Mar 1880
> Suffolk, MA, supposedly from heart disease, just 23 yrs old.
> With an aging mother suffering from consumption [tuberculosis] and a 3 yr
> old daughter to care for, Thomas Jr hires a housekeeper, Eva Jackson. This
> Thomas Grant family is enumerated 7 Jun 1880 in the 1880 census on William
> Street in Chelsea. Eva gives her age as 23. Thomas Jr says he is in "Good
> Sometime between 7 Jun 1880 and 26 Feb 1890 Thomas Jr and Eva marry and
> Elmer L Grant is born 26 Feb 1890 Chelsea, Suffolk, MA.
> Less than a year later, Thomas Jr passes away 31 Jan 1891 Chelsea from
> Bright's disease, which today we call gout.
> Eva and the two children move over to Everett where she finds work as a
> dressmaker and somehow meets Wyman McPhee a young carpenter from Halifax,
> NS, who is building houses in Brookline. Eva S (Jackson) Grant m(2) 19 Dec
> 1891 Everett, Middlesex, MA Wyman McPhee b 26 Feb 1865 Maitland,
> NS son of John McPhee and Margaret Grant. By 1900, two more children have
> joined their home, son, Elsworth McPhee, b 26 Mar 1894 Everett and dau,
> Winnieworth H McPhee, b 30 Nov 1896 Everett. (Couldn't find this family in
> the 1900 census)
> There is a widowed 53 yr old Elizabeth Campbell and her daughter Anna A
> Campbell, 34y, living with them in the 1910 enumeration in Everett...
> know if or how they relate. Maud Laura has left home.
> In the 1920 census there is a 12 year old Florence Jackson, b Mass, with
> Canadian parents staying with this family... again I could not figure how
> Florence was related... don't know enough about George and Sarah's
> I think that finishes the identification of the surviving children of
> Mitchener, wife of the late Stephen Jackson. Sorry, I am none the wiser
> about Stephen's parentage from Eva's history but at least, Pat, you now
> a lot more about Stephen and Miriam's 8 children.
> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 11:04 AM, J M <> wrote:
> Due to the number of messages regarding these families, I can't recall if
> this info has been posted to the NS list, hopefully, you can sort it out.
> Aug. 9, 1899 Married Arlington, MA
> Robert Jackson, age 35, -carpenter- b. NS, s/o Stephen Jackson and
> Mary Michiner 1st
> Annie E. Klingler, age 28, -at home- b. Arlington, d/o George Klingler
> and Eliza Grady 1st
> Oct. 3, 1900 Born Arlington, MA
> Elisie M. Jackson, b. Arlington, d/o Robert and Annie E. Klingler
> On Thurs, Feb 3, 2011 Eric wrote
> Wow, where do people find these resources, oh yea... white knight : )
> ... okay, let's see if we can identify Miriam's surviving six children...
> i Mrs John Soloane... Agnes Abigail (Jackson) Sloan, who d 1930 Windsor,
> 3 other dau's:
> ii Eva (Jackson) Grant McPhee d 1927 Somerville, MA
> iii Sarah Maria Jackson d 1944 Gaspereau, NS
> iv Jolina 'Lena' (Jackson) Martin d 1940 Middleborough, MA
> and 2 sons in the US
> v George J Jackson d 1901 Lexington, MA and
> vi Robert Jackson, must have died after 15 Oct 1899 likely in US.
> Great find Janice.
> On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 7:38 AM, J M <> wrote:
>> Hants GenWeb Resources Obituary Records 1899:
>> The Hants Journal, Windsor, N.S.
>> Oct. 1899 (as written)
>> Jackson, Miriam - Windsor, Oct. 15, 1899, Miriam, wife of the late
>> Jackson of Pereau, aged 82 years.
>> There are six children living - Mrs. John Soloane, Windsor, 3 other daus.
>> and 2 sons in the U.S. also a sister - Mrs. George Davison and brother -
>> Elisha Mitchner.
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