Elizabeth Theresa Rutledge1

#5852, (1866 - 2 February 1902)
Father*John Rutledge1
Mother*Catharine Boyle1


George Walter Donovan b. 1866, d. 1944
Children 1.Francis Donovan6 (1895 - )
 2.Anne Dolores Donovan7 (1897 - )
 3.Mary Jane Donovan8 (1900 - )
Her married name was Donovan.1 
Birth*1866She was born in 1866 at Lincoln, Sunbury Co., New BrunswickG.1 
Marriage*12 November 1894She married George Walter Donovan, son of Michael Donovan and Mary Jane Hennessey, on 12 November 1894 at Catholic Church, Burton, Sunbury Co., New BrunswickG.1,2 
1901She and George Walter Donovan appeared on the census of 1901 at Moncton City, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.3 
Death*2 February 1902She died on 2 February 1902 at Sunny Brae, Moncton Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.4 
Burial*February 1902She was buried in February 1902 at St. Lawrence O'Toole Church Cemetery, Irishtown, Moncton Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.5 


  1. [S609] Sunbury County New Brunswick, Marriages (Sch. B.), Return of Clergyman, online archives.gnb.ca/Archives/?culture=en-CA, No. 1530 (Code B4/1894, microfilm no. F15520); George W. Donovan, age 28, res. Moncton, b. Westmorland Co., RC, parents Michael Donovan and Mary J. Hennessy [sic]; Elizabeth T. Rutledge, age 28, res. Burton parish [Sunbury], b. Lincoln parish, RC, parents John Rutledge and Catharine Boyle; marr. 12 Nov 1894 by Patrick Farrell, by banns; witn. William A. Hennessy of Moncton and Helen R. Rutledge of Burton.
  2. [S1599] New Brunswick Provincial Returns of Marriages and Late Registrations, 1887-1919, online FamilySearch.com, img. 1061/1381, Sch. B. George W Donovan of Westmorland Co. and Elizabeth Teresa Rutledge of Sunbury Co., marr. at the Catholic Church of Burton, 12 Nov 1894, by Patrick Farrell; witn. William Albert Hennessy and Helen R Rutledge.
  3. [S68] 1901 Canada Census. George (35), b. NB 17 Apr 1865, clerk; Elizabeth (34), b. NB 21 May 1866.
  4. [S24] Donovan Family Irishtown NB Canada [Family Tree], irishroom1, owner, online Ancestry.com, citing St. Bernard's parish register; "sick for some time" (Dr Bourque). Buried in Irishtown Lot 4B25.
  5. [S86] St. Lawrence O'Toole (Irishtown) Parish Cemetery Grave Marker Images, online www.acadian-cemeteries.acadian-home.org/frames.html, img. row 89 img. 4, row 90 imgs 1, 2, 3. Tall shared memorial. Donovan / [front] Elizabeth wife of Geo. W Donovan, 1868-1902 / Geo. Walter 1866-1944 / Mary Jane 1875-1928 / [side] P Farrell 1896-1897 / J Walter 1899-1899 / Mary J 1900-1900 / Baby 1902-1902 / [side] Catharine 1919-1921 / Walter Leo 1910-1937 / [back] Michael Donovan 1825-1891 / Julia A 1864-1866 / William T 1874-1900. Also in NBGS Southeast Branch Cemeteries of Westmorland County, p. 246, which was used in understanding some of the dates.
  6. [S68] 1901 Canada Census.
  7. [S610] New Brunswick Vital Statistics from Government Records (RS141), online archives.gnb.ca, Code 8-1-192-763, microfilm F14035 (image not available); Donovan, Anne Delors [sic]; b. 25 Sep 1897; recorded at Grande Digue, Kent Co.; father Georgest [sic] Donovan, mother Elizabeth McDonald.
  8. [S107] Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Registration Division, Births (Sch. A.), Return of Physician, Parent, or Other Person, No. 2244 (code A5/1900, microfilm no. F18057) [handwritten "675"]; 17 Apr 1900, Moncton; Mary Jane; father George W. Donovan, laborer; mother Elizabeth T. Rutledge, online http://archives.gnb.ca