Articles on the Descendants

Links to articles on the Descendants of PEI’s seven Fathers of Confederation are published here. A new article appeared on or about the 27th of February through August 2014, ending with a wrap-up article on September 8, 2014. The PEI Genealogical Society is grateful for the research time and effort, much of it volunteer from the genealogists and project manager as well as writer Louise Campbell and the history fans at The Guardian newspaper. Enjoy the articles.  

“Down the line on P.E.I.” is a special wrap-up article comprised of highlights from the series compiled by writer Louise Campbell. It features stories from descendants of all 7 PEI Fathers. It was published in the Guardian newspaper 8 September 2014. Find it here. Once again the research team was Elizabeth Glen, Lou Daley, Linda Harding, Linda Jean Nicholson and project manager Bob Pierce. 

“Creating their own success on and off P.E.I.” features the descendants of George Coles published in the Guardian newspaper 28 August 2014. Find it here. The lead researcher is Linda Harding.

“Descendants of Father of Confederation William Henry Pope follow his ambitious example” features the descendants of William Henry Pope published in the Guardian newspaper 31 July 2014. Find it here. The lead researcher is Linda Harding.

“Going the Distance on P.E.I.” features the descendants of Edward Palmer published in the Guardian newspaper 26 June 2014. Find it here. The lead researcher is Elizabeth Glen, CG(C).

“Canadian Contribution Started on P.E.I.” features the descendants of Andrew Archibald MacDonald published in the Guardian newspaper 29 May 2014. Find it here The lead researcher is Elizabeth Glen, CG(C).

“Tracing the descendants of P.E.I.’s Fathers of Confederation” features the descendants of Thomas Heath Haviland, published in The Guardian newspaper 24 April 2014. Find it here  The lead researcher is Linda Jean Nicholson.

“P.E.I. Father of Confederation leaves lasting legacy” was the second of our featured stories, it was the inspiring yet tragedy-filled story of Edward Whelan, published in The Guardian newspaper 27 March 2014.  Find it here  The lead researcher is Elizabeth Glen, CG(C).

“Taking pride in their past in P.E.I.” was the first of our featured stories, this one on the descendants of Colonel John Hamilton Gray, published in The Guardian newspaper 27 February 2014. Find it here  The lead researcher is Lou Daley, CG(C).

An introductory article on our 2014 Project was published earlier in February titled “The Genealogy of the PEI Fathers of Confederation”. It also provided background on the accomplishments of the PEI Genealogical Society. Find it here published by our project partner The Guardian newspaper.

All articles are written by Louise Campbell of Louise Campbell Writing Services, contact [email protected]