Biographies of Teachers 

This list combines in alpha order, both the teachers who came from other areas to teach in one of the community schools and those born in one of the communities within the Base Gagetown area. You will find a listing of the teachers who taught in the various community schools, linked from the community pages.

If you can identify any teachers, please submit some data for this collection - even if they already have a bio, additional information would be appreciated.

 

MALLORY, Thelma - taught at the North Clones School in 1947 June 

MARCHISON, Ruby - taught at the North Clones School in 1916 Dec. 

(also see McDONALD)

MacDONALD, Agnes  - taught at the Summer Hill School, for the 1st Term 1900.
    She is listed in the 1901 Petersville Parish census as Agnes C., aged 22 yrs, Presbyterian, b. 04 Nov 1878, in Scotland. She is living in the home of her mother, Helen L. (Laing) McDonald. The 1881 census adds her father's name as Robert.

MacDONALD, Edith - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1940

MacDONALD, Frank - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1895-1896

MacDONALD, John - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1895

MacDONALD, Margaret (also McDONALD) - taught at the North Clones School in 1903 Dec, and in the South Clones School for the term 1909, and at the Coote Hill School for the Jun 1914 term.

MaGEE, Kathleen - taught at the taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1944 & 1846 and at West Jerusalem School for the term 1945-1945

MaGEE, Myrtle A. - taught at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1914-1915

MaGEE, Norma - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1950

McCONCHIE, Eva Ruth - taught at the Summer Hill School, for the Sep 1938 to Jun 1940 terms. 

McCORKLE, Ethel - taught at the North Clones School in 1915 Dec. - 1916 June 

McCUTCHEON, Hartley - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1901

 (also see MacDONALD)

McDONALD, Agnes - taught at the South Clones School in 1898, and at the Coote Hill School for the 1903 to 1904 terms.

McDONALD, Aymes - taught at the Coote Hill School for the June 1899 to Dec 1900 terms.

McDONALD, W. F. - taught at the South Clones School in the first term of 1880, and at the North Clones School in 1880 Oct 31 - 1881 Oct 31 & at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1882

McKEAGUE, Edith - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in1949

McKEE, Addy - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in1925

McKEEN, Alice - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1931-1932

McKEEN, Hazel - taught at the Dunns Corner School, for the Sep 1927 to Jun 1928 terms, and at the North Clones School in 1931 Dec. 

McKELVIE, Elsie - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1947-1948

McKENZIE, Janet - taught at the South Clones School in 1910

McKENZIE, Maude - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1905

McKENZIE, Wilfred - s/o Rev. John C. McKenzie and his wife, Catherine (Kate) Brundage. Rev. McKenzie was at time the pastor of the Lake Baptist Church. Wilfred m. a Miss Vale of Bald Hill and they moved to Saint John.
    In the 1891 census of Petersville Parish he is listed as Wilford, aged 29 years, a Teacher, Common School. His father is listed as a Clergyman of the Free Baptist Church.
    Wilford - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1891

McKINNAAN, John J. - taught at the North Clones School in 1882 April 30

McKINNEY, Nora J. - taught at the Dunns Corner School, for the Sep to Dec 1934 term.

McKNIGHT, Louise - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1920-1921

McMANN, Agnes Gertrude - taught at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1933-1934

McNUTT, Lavina - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1903

McSA___, Lily - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1924

MACHUM, Addie - d/o William A. Machum and his 3rd wife, Ida Kee. She remained unmarried and resided with her brother Burgess. 

MACHUM, Alexander - s/o Alexander Machum and Margaret Carson, from Ireland in 1818. The 1871 Petersville Parish census lists him as MACHUM, Alexander / M / 57 yrs / b. NB / FC Baptist / Irish / School Teacher / Married. He was the father of James Alexander Machum hereafter listed. 
    Alexander is still listed as a Teacher of the Common School in the 1891 census of Petersville Parish. He was aged 71 yrs, and a Free Baptist.
    Alexander was b. in Saint John 5 Sep 1819, and d. in New Jerusalem 29 Mar 1897. He was m. twice. First to Elizabeth Frances Inch (d. 1891 aged 61 yrs) and second to her older sister Ann Inch. Both daughters of Nathaniel Inch, Sr. and his wife Ann Armstrong.
    He taught at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1885-1887.

MACHUM, Annie - taught at the South Clones School in the first term of 1884.

MACHUM, EDNA - d/o Frank (Thomas Franklin) Machum and his wife, Lillie (Lillian M.) Howe. Edna m. Dell Gulligher and lived in Charlotte County. In 1996 they were in Blacks Harbour.

MACHUM, Edith M. - d/o George Alfred Machum and his wife, Esther Rebecca Anne. Howe. Edith d. 7 Mar 1917 aged 24 yrs.
    She is listed in the 1891 Petersville Pariah census, aged 8 yrs, Methodist. Her birth date was 11 Mar 1893.

MACHUM, James Alexander - son of Alexander Machum (see above) and his wife, Elizabeth Frances Inch. 
    The 1871 Petersville Parish census lists him as MACHUM, James Alexander / M / 21 yrs / NB / W Meth / Irish / School Teacher. He is not listed in the 1891, not 1901 census records of this Parish.

MACHUM, Maud - d/o William A. Machum and his 3rd wife, Ida Kee. She was born in 1879, and d. in 1951. She remained unmarried.

MACHUM, William A. - s/o Samuel Machum and his wife [---]. The 1891 Petersville Parish census lists him as: Machum / Wm.A. / 22 yrs / Son / b. NB / parents b. NB / FCBaptist / School Teacher. 
    He taught at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1889-1889, 1899-1900, 1901-1901

MAHOOD, Augusta S. (Gussie) - d/o George Adains and (poss.) his wife Sophia Jane Waters. The 1891 Petersville Parish Census, lists her as: Mahood / Gussie S. / F / 26 yrs / Dau / b. NB / father b. Ire / mother b. NB / Church of England / Teacher Common School.
    She taught in the Summer Hill School for the Winter and Summer terms of 1884, and at the Coote Hill School for the 1890-1891 terms.

MAHOOD, Florence - taught at the Coote Hill School for the June 1903 term, and at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1907-1907

MAHOOD, Samuel - Samuel m.1) Clarissa Riecker and m.2) Hannah (Short) Sharp. He d. 1873 aged 73 yrs. He was a surveyor and school teacher, and lived on the corner in Jerusalem, which became known as Mahood's Corner, later Shorts Corner, then Barnett's Corner.

MEREAN, Whel? - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1928

MERSEREAU, Minnie - taught at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1900-1901

MILAN, Frances - taught at the Coote Hill School for the 1947 Dec term.

MOORE, David - was b. about 1800 (60-1861) in Ireland, and arrived in Canada ca. 1824/5. 
    The family is believed to have first settled in St Martins, Saint John County. David eventually settled in the area of Hamilton Mountain. 
    He m. Nancy Campbell (58-1861) He d. on 24 Feb 1883, aged 83 years, and she on 8 Nov 1869, aged 65 yrs. Both are buried in the Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

 

Photo submitted by Betty Damery.

David Moore - b. in Ireland, ca. 1800. It is believed he settled in New Jerusalem ca. 1824/9. He was a teacher. David died in 24 Feb 1883, and was buried in the Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

MOORE, Helena - taught at the North Clones School in 1924 Dec. - 1926 June 

MOORE, Ruby - taught at the North Clones School in 1947 Dec. 

MORRISON, Charles - taught at the South Clones School in the first term of 1883.

MUIR, Bertha - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1925 & 1929

MUIR, Sarah - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1896

MURPHY, David - taught at the North Clones School in 1900 June (prob. David A., below)

MURPHY. David A. - taught at the North Clones School in 1879 April 30

NASON, Jennie - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1908-1910

NASON, Zaida P.  - taught at the Summer Hill School for the Sep 1929 to the Jun 1930 terms.

NATHAN, Beatrice - taught at the North Clones School in 1936 June 

NICKERSON, Alice Maud - taught school at the Coote Hill School for the Dec 1902 term, and at the Summer Hill School for the 1st and 2nd  Term 1903 and 1st Term 1904, and the 1st Term 1905 to the 2nd Term 1906, and back at Coote Hill School for the 1907-1909 terms.

NICKERSON, Eva - taught at the North Clones School in 1905 Dec, and in the Upper Hibernia School in 1911.

NICKERSON, E. Lena - taught at the Summer Hill School  for the 2nd Term 1915 and the 1st Term 1916

NICKERSON, Loyd - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1938-1940

NICKERSON, W. Herbert - He taught at the Dunns Corner School, for the Jan 1901 to the Dec 1902 terms, and the Sep 1903 - Dec 1904 terms, and was at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1903-1903.
    He is listed in the 1901 Petersville Parish census, as William Herbert, aged 23 yrs, Baptist. He was b. 28 Feb 1878, prob. in Canning, New Brunswick. His parents were listed as William J. Nickerson and Mary Elizabeth Dougan. He was aged 12 yrs in the 1891 ed. of same parish census.

NICKERSON, William J. - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1892-1894 & 1897-1900; and the Summer Hill School  for the 2nd Term 1893  He is listed in the 1891 census as William J. Nickerson, aged 54 yrs, and Free Baptist, He was married to Mary Elizabeth Dougan, aged 42. They were the parents of Wm. Herbert, above.

NORTHRUP, Viola - taught at the North Clones School in 1944 Dec. - 1945 Dec., and poss. 1946 June.

OGDEN, Ann - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1950

O'HARA, Katherine - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1923

PALMER, Carrie - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1886 & in 1888

PALMER, Sarah - taught at the Coote Hill School for the 1917 June term.

PARKS, Hannah - taught at the Dunns Corner School, for the Summer 1880 term.

PARLEE, Grace - taught at the Coote Hill School for the 1924-1925 terms, and at the Upper Hibernia School in 1926-1927.

PATTERSON, Emily - taught at the North Clones School in 1939 June - 1940 June

PEARSON, Edna - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1931

PENDER, Ida - d/o Thomas Laughlin Pender and his wife, Margaret Lyon. Ida taught at the Summer Hill School from the 1st Term 1894 to the end of 1st Term 1896, and  at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1897-1897.

PENDER, Isabella (Bella) - d/o Beverly Pender and Alice Inch. She taught at the Dunns Corner School for the Sep 1921 - Jun 1922 terms, and later lived in Woodstock, NB

PENDER, Jean - d/o Beverly Pender and Alice Inch. She m. Walter Turnbull

PENDER, Leila - d/o Beverly Pender and Alice Inch. Leila m. Archie McCoon, of Brown's Flats.
    She was listed on the 1901 Petersville Parish census, as Lelia F, aged 6 yrs, Methodist. Her b. date was 17 Feb 1894.

PENDER, Mary H. - d/o Beverly Pender and Alice Inch. The 1901 Petersville Parish census lists her age as 4 yrs, Methodist, b. 8 Mar 1897, NB.
    She taught at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1917-1917

PENDLETON, Raymond - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1944

PEPPER, Ada Ferne -  taught at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1921-1922

PETERS, Elinor - taught at the Coote Hill School for the 1944 Dec term.

PICKETT, Dorothy - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1937

PITT, Edwin L. - taught at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1924-1925

PITT, Lena - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1907-1908

POND, Alice - taught at the Coote Hill School for the 1932-1934 terms.

POND, Florence Viola -  taught at the West Jerusalem School for the term 1930-1931, and was at the Coote Hill School for the 1931-1932 terms. (see also (GRAHAM, Florence)

POND, Teresa - taught school at the Coote Hill School for one 1901 term. 

PUDDINGTON, Herbert - taught at the Upper Hibernia School in 1905

QUEEN, Marion - taught at the Armstrongs Corner School in 1949

QUINN, William - taught at the Coote Hill School for the 1879-1881 terms.