Eliza Copeland worked as a maid after he father’s death. By 1858 she had married Henry Moorehouse (1806-1881). Henry was a farmer in Lanark Ontario Canada. All of the children were born in Ontario Canada. According to the 1851 Canadian census, Henry had been born in Wicklow, Ireland. Elizabeth Copeland and Henry Moorhouse had the following many children:
Eleanor Moorhouse (1826-5/13/1855) Eleanor never married.
Eleanor Moorhouse (8/21/1823-6/19/1909). Eleanor married Cornelius Neilson (1818-4/30/1869). Cornelius was also an Irish immigrant, having been born in Carrickfergus, County Antrim N. Ireland. Eleanor worked as a domestic servant, Cornelius was a watch maker. Eleanor and Cornelius had 7 children; Annie Margaret Neilson (3/29/1852-1926) Married Alfred M. Greig (1850-3/12/1930) on 9/13/1876, Alfred was an attorney and later, a judge in Lanark County, Ontario Canada. They did not live too far from Agnes Copeland and several of the other Copeland siblings who remained in Canada. Annie and Alfred had 4 children: Percival Greig (4/21/1878-1962) Married Constance Rowed (10/20/1887-4/15/1979). Percy worked as a barrister in Lanark, Ontario Canada. Constance and Percy had three children- Anne Greig (5/26/1915- 1/2/2005) Anne was a registered nurse. She married Charles Read (7/18/1918)-who was a medical Dr. They settled in Iowa USA, where they raised their children, Connie Read married Chuck Hippee and had Alaine, Anna and Camilla, Judy Read married Duane Guernsy and had Read Fredrick Guernsy, Susan Read married Glenn Maze, Patricia Read married Mr. Diaz and had Kim Diez and Nick Diez, and Charles Read married Pat. The Read children were born in Canada and remained in Ontario raising their families. Hubert Neilson Greig (1885-1886), Eleanor Greig (1889- ) Eleanor Mabel Greig (1889- ) married Charles Emerson Lindsay. They settled in Chicago, no other information is available at this time.
William Johnson Neilson (3/4/1854-7/17/1903) . William was a medical doctor. He settled in Manitoba where he married Minnie, last name unknown. It is unknown whether he had children.
John James Neilson (1856-11/3/1951) married Josephine Upham (1861-1946) and settled in Perth Larnek Ontario, close to his parents’ home. John was a salesman. It is unknown if they had any children.
Mary Elizabeth Neilson (1858-1861) Died at age 3.
Eleanor Neilson (1861-1954) never married.
Mary Elizabeth Neilson (12/7/1863-9/14/1954), married John McJanet (1861- ) and settled in Toronto. Additional information is unavailable at this time.
Henry H. Neilson (1866-1941) Henry was a watch maker. He does not appear to have married.
Ellen Moorhouse (1829-10/23/1889)
No additional information is available on Ellen at this time.
William Moorhouse (1830-1896)
No information is available at this time.
Henry Moorehouse Jr. (1837-1866),
Henry never married. He died at age 29.
Joseph Moorhouse (1832-1885)
Joseph was a farmer. He settled on a farm in Carlton Ontario Canada. Her married Elizabeth Gilchrist and they had 5 children;
Henry Moorhouse (9/1859-1941) stayed in Ontario but moved around a bit. He worked for the town of Lark Ontario. He married twice, his first wife, Sarah Wilson Thompson (1862-1897, gave him two children; Harry Clifford Moorhouse (10/6/1891-1935) Harry AKA Clifford served in WWI in England, entering services as a Fire Ranger joining the Canadian over-seas expeditionary force, on December 20. 1915. While services overseas, he met and married his wife, they had a son, Henry Moorhouse (1919-) while in England. The family returned to Canada shortly after the child was born, where they are located in the 1921 census. On November 25, 1929, the family immigrated to the US, settling in Michigan. At this time nothing is known about the family once they arrive in Michigan. Harry died in 1935 and was returned to Lark Ontario for burial with the family. Mertie Moorhouse (4/1895-5/3/1968 ) Mertie married James Morron ( 1885-1940) They remained in Canada, settling in Ottawa Ontario, where they had 6 children; Kenneth Ronald Morron (8/19/1922-12/2/1970) Kenneth married Beryl Doherty and settled in Ottawa, where thy had one child- Edward who settled in the New Jersey, USA. Marilyn Morron married M. Johnson. Nothing more is known of them at this time., Ruth Morron married L.B. Heeny. Nothing more is known of them at this time. Lou Morron married WW Heeny. Nothing more is known of them at this time. , Dorothy Morron married F W. Speers. Nothing more is known of them at this time., James Curtis Morron, nothing is known of him at this time. Sarah Thompson Moorhouse died in 1897, leaving two very young children. Henry married a second time to Mary Alice Smith (1867-1967) on 9/0/1900. It is unknown if he and Mary had additional children. , Edward Alfred Moorhouse (1869-1938),Wesley Moorhouse (1865- ), Mary Jane Almira Moorhouse (1868-), Martha Moorhouse (1874-)
Edward Alfred Moorhouse (1863-1/28/1938) Edward was a farmer. He married Myrtle (unknown around 1890. This was a short union and produced no children. He married a second time to Mary Ann AKA Minnie Brown in 1903. They do not appear to have had any children and no children are mentioned in either obituary.
Wesley Moorhouse (12/3/1865-5/20/1945) Wesley worked as a customs agent for the Canadian Government. He settled in Carleton Ontario and married Amelia Amanda Wilson (10/11/1874-1/18/1945) They had 4 children; Edith M Moorhouse (11/22/1892-10/24/1974) Edith remained in Ontario and married Harmon G. Horning (1894-1952) Harmon worked in Dairy / milk production and sales. They had two children, Charles Wesley Horning who died shortly after birth (3/20/1924-3/28/1924) Charles was born with Spina Bifida , and Dorothy Horning. Nothing is known about Dorothy at this time. She was still a child when her father died. Joseph Elliot Moorhouse (5/16/1900-1/18/1936). Elliot, as he was called, was a medical Doctor in Ontario Canada. He married Catherine Irene Sadler (1898 -9/8/1977). They had three sons; Pryce Moorhouse (1924- ) remained in Sudbury, Ontario Canada. He worked as a purchasing manager in Sudbury. Nothing else is known of him at this time. Harold Moorhouse remained in Sudbury, Ontario Canada. Nothing else is known of him at this time., and Arnold Edward Moorhouse (12/17/1927-7/26/1988) Arnold settled in Hickville, New York USA. He became a naturalized citizen. He served in the US army from 9/19/1950-9/18/1952. He does not appear to have married. Florence Moorhouse (4/22/1905-1994) married Gordon Charles Bidwell (1902-) Gordon was a farmer. It is unknown if they had children. Gertrude Moorhouse (1908- ) no information is available at this time.
Mary Jane Moorhouse (1868-4/26/1951) married John Samuel Hudson (1866-10/10/1964) on 10/13/1897. Samuel Hudson was a famer. He and Mary Jane had 4 children; Alfred Moorhouse Hudson (8/6/1898-1/19/1994) Alfred married Edith Mildred Kemp ( -11/10/1964). They had two children, Edith Ann Hudson who married Gordon Robley MacKay (1894-), and Ruth Hudson. It is believed that Ruth never married, as she was unmarried at the time of her mother’s death. After Edith’s death Alfred married a second time to Jessie E. McLennan. They had no children together. , Stuart Woods Hudson (1901-1980) Stuart was a farmer. He married Kathleen Graham . They had three children; Graham Hudson, Gwendolyn Hudson, and Marion Hudson. Marion married Trever Hawkins and settled in London England. No additional information is currently available on this family. , Myrtle Hudson AKA Mertie, (4/12/1904-) married x2. Her first marriage was to Milton B. Cochrane on 8/28/1934. They had a son on 7/4/1935. Her second marriage was to JM McDonald. No additional information is available at this time. , Claude Hudson (9/11/1908-) Claude was a medical Doctor. He settled in Sidney BC. No additional; information is available at this time.
Martha Moorhouse AKA Mertie (7/19/1873-10/21/1953z0 married Richard Wesley Pettepiece (1871-1940) on 1/18/1899, Richard was a farmer. They had 6 children; Henry J. Pettepiece (9/30/1899-6/1984) Henry was a Dr. working on osteopathy. He had his own practice. In 1920 he settled in Camden Knox, Maine USA. He married Irene A. Murray(4/26/1908-2/18/1998) on 9/12/1930, in Bangor Maine. They had one daughter, Joyce Pettepiece (1932-) Joyce attended boarding school in NY. She married Everett H. Dudley on 8/23/1952 in Maine. No additional information is available at this time., Thomas Edger Pettepiece (5/11/1901-1991) married Gladys Reid Swerdfager(11/23/1901-) on 5/24/1922. No other information is known at this time., Hubert Wesley Pettepiece (1907-1957) married Helen Marie Bennett in Maine. They had one son, Bruce Edgar Hubert Pettapiece (1935-1936) who died of pneumonia. Hubert appears to have married a second time but died shortly thereafter at the age of 50. His death was unexpected and occurred in Florida. Nothing more is known at this time., Milton Carmen M. Pettepiece (11/12/1908-11/2/2000) Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, ME, Sun. 5 Nov 2000. Dr. Milton Carmen Pettapiece, graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathy in 1932. This is where he met and married his wife, Hilda "Ferne" Moore. After completing a radiology residency at Philadelphia College, he and his brother, Harry Pettapiece, D.O., operated a clinic in Camden. In 1937, he was a founding staff member of Portland's Osteopathic Hospital of Maine. In 1941 he was a founder of the American Osteopathic College of Radiology. He was the head of the radiology department at the hospital for 42 years before he retired in 1975 at the age of 71. He was also one of the founders of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford and served on the board of trustees for 12 years. Throughout his life he worked on the local, state and national levels to promote osteopathic medicine and patient care, receiving numerous distinguished service awards and honorary degrees. He was involved with the Civil Air Patrol, American Cancer Society, United Way, Hospital Chaplaincy Service, Maine trade delegations, Woodfords Congregational Church and was a member of the Masons. Dr. Pettapiece was also a golfer who founded the Maine Golf Hall of Fame in 1993, and he served as its first president. He also was past president of the Maine Senior Golf Association. He is survived by a son, a daughter, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His wife, Ferne predeceased him in 1997.Milton C Pettapiece & Ferne Moore were married in 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The names of his children are unknown at this time, Reta E. Pettepiece (7/7/ 1910-2/21/1994) married George Alexander Joynt in Oct. 1937. She died in Florida. Reta was engaged to another man in 1935,prior to her marriage to George Joynt. No other information is available, Orville E. Pettepiece (6/25/1914-4/18/2004) married Gertrude AKA Trudy Lapointe ( ) They had two daughters, Joan Pettapiece ( ) married Ian McKie( ) they had Josh McKie ( ) who married Valery unknown, Kelly McKie ( ) Who married Marc Grenir ( and Jed McKie.( ) Diane Pettapiece married Richard Noel ( ) and had Brad Noel ( ) and Danielle Noel ( )
stay tuned. We have more to come. In our next installment we will finish our look at the Moorehouse family and turn our attention to the family of John Copeland.