McFadyen, Sarah

Birth Name McFadyen, Sarah
Gender female
Age at Death 62 years, 2 months


Sarah was named in Angus McFadyen's will, as the wife of Paul McPhail.

Sarah had a daughter Mary in 1859, and married the father, Duncan Livingstone, on July 24 1860. Witnesses were Charles and Catherine McFadyen. Sarah and Duncan had four more children. The youngest, Sarah, was not with the family in the 1881 census.

Duncan died in 1874. Two years later, Sarah married the widower, Paul McPhail. Witnesses were Donald McFadyen and Christie McEachern. She is identified as Sarah Livingston (W) of Elliot River in marriage licence of 1876 with Paul Colin McPhail.

Sarah and Paul McPhail were in the 1881 census. Living in the household were three children from her first marriage - Mary (21), Daniel (17), and Archibald Livingston (15).

She died between 1881-1891, as Paul was widowed and living with step-children Archie and Mary Livingston in the 1891 census.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1829 Bannockburn, Lot 31, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    
Death March 1891 Prince Edward Island, Canada no date in newspaper, Summerside Journal March 1891  
Marriage July 24, 1860      
Marriage March 22, 1876      


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father McFadyen, Angus 1about 1800January 31, 1886
Mother McDonald, Margaret
    Brother     McFadyen, Archibald 1828 December 12, 1900
         McFadyen, Sarah 1829 March 1891


Family of Livingstone Livingston, Duncan and McFadyen, Sarah

Married Husband Livingstone Livingston, Duncan ( * about 1817 + September 14, 1874 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage July 26, 1860 Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada St. James Presbyterian, from MacPhail book by John M. Collins  
Name Birth Date Death Date
Livingstone, Mary (Mary Baltic)January 25, 1859June 21, 1961
Livingstone, Margaret HelenJuly 24, 1861July 2, 1941
Livingstone, Daniel A.1864June 25, 1941
Livingstone, Archibald (Archibald Baltic) DuncanJanuary 7, 1866April 3, 1930
Livingstone, Sarah AnnJanuary 3, 1871before 1881

Family of McPhail, Paul Colin and McFadyen, Sarah

Married Husband McPhail, Paul Colin ( * 1823 + January 2, 1911 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage March 22, 1876 Prince Edward Island, Canada PEI Marriage Registers