Minnie (Kirkland) Prowse

Wilhelmina A. (Kirkland) Prowse (abt. 1860 - 1938)

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Wilhelmina A. (Minnie) Prowse formerly Kirkland
Born about in Kingston, Kent, New Brunswickmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 29 Nov 1881 in Kingston (Rexton), New Brunswick, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island, Canadamap
Profile last modified 14 Aug 2019 | Created 22 Oct 2012
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Biography

Wilhelmina[1] (Minnie) Kirkland, daughter of John W Kirkland and Helen Easton, was born on Feb 27, 1860[2] in Kingston (now Rexton), Richibucto District, Kent County, New Brunswick, and lived there with her parents until her marriage.

On Nov. 29, 1881, Minnie married Albert P. Prowse, son of Senator Samuel Prowse of Murray Harbour, PEI.[3] Albert was a prominent businessman in Murray Harbour, in the firm Prowse & Sons, and later followed his father into politics.

Minnie and Albert had 11 children, two of whom died in infancy. She died on Dec 18, 1938,[4] at the age of 78, and was buried in the People's Cemetery in Murray Harbour. She was survived by 8 of her children. Her obituary appeared in the Charlottetown Guardian on January 17, 1939.[5]

Sources

  1. Also seen as Williamina
  2. As per death record. Could also be Feb 23, 1860 (1901 Census)
  3. Daniel F Johnson, New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics (Provincial Archives of New Brunswick), PANB, Vol 55, No. 2221, December 3, 1881, Saint John, The Daily Telegraph - Marriage of Albert P. Prowse & Minnie A. Kirkland
  4. "Prince Edward Island, Church Records, 1777-1985," images, FamilySearch, Kings > Murray Harbour-Murray River Pastoral Charge: Murray Harbour Circuit > United Church of Canada All Saints > Deaths, burials 1915-1958 > image 9 of 17 - Death of Mrs. A. P. Prowse
  5. The Charlottetown Guardian, Jan 19, 1939, page 3 - In Memoriam: Mrs. A. P. Prowse

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