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Jessie MacMaster

Jessie MacMaster

Female 1879 - 1938  (58 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jessie MacMaster was born 1 May 1879, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada (daughter of Angus MacMaster and Margaret MacEachern); died 29 Jan 1938, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was buried 31 Jan 1938, Mount Benedict Cemetery - West Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA.

    Other Events:

    • Religion: Roman Catholic
    • Alt. Birth: 1 May 1881, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada
    • Immigration: 1899
    • Occupation: 1900; Net factory
    • Residence: 1900; 28 Exchange St. - Gloucester, Essex Co., MA
    • 1900 Census: 12 Jun 1900
    • Occupation: Aft 1902; Homemaker
    • Residence: 1920; 1370 Dorchester Avenue - Dorchester - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
    • 1920 Census: 17 Jan 1920
    • Residence: 1930; 48 Leonard Street - Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA
    • 1930 Census: 12 Apr 1930, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA

    Notes:

    Jessie MacMaster was born in Queensville, Cape Breton, NS of Scotch ancestry.  According to her application to citizenship (that was never filed), her parents were Angus MacMaster and Margaret MacEachern.  (Other data suggests that her mother's name was MacEachen.)

    She came to Massachusetts on October 9, 1899 on the Steamship St. Croix, sailing from Port Hastings in Inverness County, Cape Breton and landed at Boston Massachusetts.  She travelled as a second cabin passenger and travelled with Catherine Cameron, Jessie MacDonald, and Mary MacEachern. Her destination was Gloucester, MA where she was coming to stay with a Mrs. Brophy.

    In 1900 census, she was boarding with the Alexander McNeil family of Gloucester.

    She married Ira Malcom Steadman in Boston on 4 September 1902.  Her last child, Ira Joseph, was born after he was killed in a trolley accident on election night, 7 November 1916, on the Fort Point Bridge.

    She returned to Nova Scotia going to Point Tupper in June 1919 by train and returned later that year.

    1900 Census:
    Ward 5 - Gloucester, Essex Co., MA, ED 282, sheet 7B

    1920 Census:
    Ward 18 - Dorchester - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, ED 453, sheet 13A

    1930 Census:
    Ward 15 - Dorchester - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, ED 663, sheet 11B
    48 Leonard Street
    Steadman, Jessie    Head   F W  49 Wd  23  Canada  Canada  Canada  1899 Pa Apr  None
    ---, Angus M            Son     M W  23 S          MA         Canada  Canada                         Chauffeur - Trucking
    ---, Walter                Son     M W  21 S          MA         Canada  Canada                         Chauffeur - Trucking
    ---, Catherine           Dau     F  W 18 S          MA         Canada  Canada                          Clerk - Factory
    ---, Jessie M             Dau    F  W  15 S          MA         Canada  Canada
    ---, Ira                       Son    M W  13 S          MA         Canada  Canada
    ---, Mosher Roy      Cousin M W    9 S          MA         Canada  Canada

    Buried:
    Buried in Mount Benedict Cemetery without a headstone.

    Jessie married Ira Malcolm Steadman 4 Sep 1902, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA. Ira (son of Robert Steadman and Mary Percilla Guest) was born 26 Apr 1878, Belleisle, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia, Canada; died 7 Nov 1916, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was buried Aft 7 Nov 1916, Mount Hope Cemetery, Mattapan, Suffolk Co., MA. [Group Sheet]

    Notes:

    Married:
    The marriage of Ira M. Stedman and Jessie McMaster was registered at Boston, Vol. 539, p. 199 (1903).

    Children:
    1. Robert Angus Steadman was born 6 Jun 1904, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was christened Aft 6 Jun 1904, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; died Aft 6 Jun 1904, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; was buried Aft 6 Jun 1904, ____, Suffolk Co., MA.
    2. Margaret Helen "Marmie" Steadman was born 25 Jul 1905, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was christened Aft 25 Jul 1905, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; died 20 Dec 1998, Brockton, Plymouth Co., MA; was buried Aft 20 Dec 1998, ____, ____, MA.
    3. Angus Malcolm "Mal" Steadman was born 23 Jan 1907, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was christened Aft 23 Jan 1907, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; died 7 Aug 1988, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was buried Aft 7 Aug 1988, Fairview Cemetery - Hyde Park, Suffolk Co., MA.
    4. Walter Francis "Wally" Steadman was born 5 Sep 1908, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; was christened Aft 5 Sep 1908, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; died 21 Jan 1981, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; was buried Aft 21 Jan 1981, ____, Suffolk Co., MA.
    5. Mary Agnes Steadman was born 7 Feb 1910, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was christened Aft 7 Feb 1910, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; died 23 Sep 1910, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; was buried Aft 23 Sep 1910, Mt. Benedict Cemetery - Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA.
    6. Catherine Ann "Kae" Steadman was born 9 Feb 1912, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was christened Aft 9 Feb 1912, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; died Jan 1995, ____, ____, TX.
    7. Jessica Mary "Jessie" Steadman was born 9 Oct 1914, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was christened 1914, St. Peter's - Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; died 8 Apr 1999, Lowell General Hospital - Lowell, Middlesex Co., MA; was buried 12 Apr 1999, Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline, Norfolk Co., MA.
    8. Ira Joseph "Sonny" "Joe" "Sunny" Steadman was born 16 Nov 1916, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was christened Aft 16 Nov 1916, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; died 24 Dec 1983, 27 Eastman Street - Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA; was buried Aft 24 Dec 1983, ____, Suffolk Co., MA.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Angus MacMaster was born Abt 1835, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada (son of Hugh MacMaster and Miss [--?--]); died Abt 1905, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Religion: Roman Catholic
    • Occupation: Farmer

    Notes:

    Roman Catholic.
    Farmer.  Owned farm in Queensville, NS.

    Owned farm in Queensville, NS.

    Angus married Margaret MacEachern Bef 1869, ____, ____, Nova Scotia, Canada. Margaret (daughter of Mister MacEachern and Miss [--?--]) was born Abt 1842, Judique, Inverness Co., Nova Scotia, Canada; died Abt 1886, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Margaret MacEachern was born Abt 1842, Judique, Inverness Co., Nova Scotia, Canada (daughter of Mister MacEachern and Miss [--?--]); died Abt 1886, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Religion: Roman Catholic
    • Occupation: Housewife

    Notes:

    Surname is uncertain.  As is the spelling.
    Her surname may be MacEachen.

    Children:
    1. Catherine Ann MacMaster was born Abt 1869, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada; died Abt 1963, Port Hood, Inverness Co., NS, Canada.
    2. Hugh MacMaster was born Abt 1872; died Unknown, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada.
    3. Alexander MacMaster was born Abt 1874; died Unknown.
    4. Angus MacMaster was born Abt 1874; died Unknown.
    5. 1. Jessie MacMaster was born 1 May 1879, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada; died 29 Jan 1938, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA; was buried 31 Jan 1938, Mount Benedict Cemetery - West Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Hugh MacMaster was born Bef 1815, ____, ____, Scotland, UK; died Unknown.

    Hugh married Miss [--?--] Bef 1835. Miss was born Bef 1820, ____, ____, Scotland, UK; died Unknown. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Miss [--?--] was born Bef 1820, ____, ____, Scotland, UK; died Unknown.
    Children:
    1. 2. Angus MacMaster was born Abt 1835, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada; died Abt 1905, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada.

  3. 6.  Mister MacEachern died Unknown.

    Mister — Miss [--?--]. Miss died Unknown. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Miss [--?--] died Unknown.
    Children:
    1. 3. Margaret MacEachern was born Abt 1842, Judique, Inverness Co., Nova Scotia, Canada; died Abt 1886, Queensville, Inverness Co., NS, Canada.
    2. Son MacEachern was born Abt 1860; died Unknown.