McFadyen, Neil

Birth Name McFadyen, Neil
Gender male
Age at Death 81 years, 6 months, 25 days


Angus McFadyen named a son Neil in his will, and this is the most likely Neil McFadyen. On his death record his parents were Angus McFadyen and Margaret McKinnon, both born in Scotland; Neil was buried in Clyde River. There were other marriages between the McFadyens and the Aulds, which makes this Neil the likliest candidate.

The book Our West River Heritage said that Angus' son Neil married an Auld. At the residence of the bride's father, on Wednesday the 14th inst by the Rev. John G. Cameron, Mr Neil McFadyen to Charlotte, third daughter of Mr William Auld. The Examiner Jan 2 1871

In census records, he was born on the Island, was a farmer and a Presbyterian.

In the 1891 census, Neil and Charlotte were living with their children Margaret and John. Neil said that both of his parents were born in Scotland.

Neil McFadyen a widower died in Charlottetown in 1921. He had lived in Charlottetown for the last 15 years of his life, but was buried in Clyde River.

The informant was Harry Matheson, a nephew, which confirms that the Neil who died in 1921 was the husband of Charlotte Auld. Neil and Charlotte didn't have any descendants, after their children.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth June 28, 1839 Bannockburn, Lot 31, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada May 1840 in the 1911 census  
Death January 23, 1921 Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada death record says at age 82; buried in Clyde River Cemetery  
Birth   Bannockburn, Lot 31, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada    


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 McKinnon, Margaretbefore 1848
    Brother     McFadyen, Charles 1836 before 1891
         McFadyen, Neil June 28, 1839 January 23, 1921
    Sister     McFadyen, Child 1839 1847
    Sister     McFadyen, Catherine 1841 January 13, 1905
    Sister     McFadyen, Hannah Mary 1843 April 25, 1898
    Sister     McFadyen, Margaret May 1845 September 4, 1847
    Sister     McFadyen, Ann June 1847 September 8, 1847


Family of McFadyen, Neil and Auld, Charlotte

Married Wife Auld, Charlotte ( * August 20, 1844 + November 4, 1916 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage December 14, 1871 Bannockburn, Lot 31, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada by license, by J. G. Cameron; witnesses were James Auld and William Brown  
Name Birth Date Death Date
McFadyen, William CharlesFebruary 23, 1871before 1881
McFadyen, AngusJune 24, 1872March 18, 1888
McFadyen, James DanielJune 6, 1875before 1881
McFadyen, Margaret JaneNovember 9, 1875February 3, 1911
McFadyen, John FrancisJanuary 7, 1878June 1924


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Merged Gramps ID I5154