Mary Maud (Gallant) McCarville
Daughter of Frank Gallant & Fanny McIver

Mary Maud Gallant
Mary Maud Gallant in Tignish when she taught school
Circa 1915-1920.

Mary Matilda (Mary Maud) Gallant was born on August 4, 1892 in Tignish, PEI and was the first child of Francis (Frank) Gallant and Frances (Fanny) McIver. She had three brothers and four sisters follow her.

Mary Maud's family moved to Newton around 1896. She attended school there then went to college for her license as a teacher and taught school in Tignish, PEI.

Mary Maud married Felix Parnell (Parnell) McCarville on April 25th, 1925 in Kinkora, Prince Edward Island. Parnell was the son of Owen McCarville and Bridget Murphy. He was born September 6, 1885 in Maple Plains, PEI, and died April 4, 1963 in Kinkora, PEI.

Mary Maud and Parnell lived on a farm in Maple Plains, PEI and had nine children - Leo, Francis (who died young), George, Lorne, Emmett, George, Francis and Mary.

When Parnell died in 1963, Mary Maud went to live with her son, Lorne and his family in Middleton, PEI. She spent many happy years there before passing away at the age of 87 in 1979.

 

 

Mary Maud Gallant and Parnell McCarville on their wedding day
Mary Maud Gallant and Parnell McCarville on their wedding day
with attendants Earl Duffy and Kathleen Driscoll.

Parnell and Mary Maud McCarville's farm in Maple Plains, PEI
An aerial view of Mary Maud and Parnell McCarville's farm in Maple Plains, P.E.I.

Parnell and Mary Maud McCarville and family
Mary Maud and Parnell with their seven children in the early 1940s. Back row: Leo. L-R middle row: Lorne, Ray, Mary Maud & Parnell. L-R front row: George, Mary & Frances. Sitting: Emmett.

Parnell and Mary Maud McCarville with daughters
The McCarville's with their daughters on the farm. Circa 1940s.
L-R back row: Mary Maud and Parnell. L-R front row: Mary and Frances.

Parnell and Mary Maud McCarville's children Frances (McCarville) Burd Mary McCarville Lorne McCarville
Parnell and Mary Maud McCarville's Children Circa 1950s.
L-R back row: Lorne, Leo and George. L-R front row: Ray, Mary, Frances and Emmett
You can click on Lorne, Mary or Frances to see their family photo page.

Parnell McCarville and daughters
Parnell McCarville with his daughters, Mary (l) and Francis (r) Circa 1950s.

Parnell and Mary Maud McCarville
Parnell McCarville and Mary Maude in Charlottetown, P.E.I. - July, 1954
at son, Raymond's wedding.

Mary Maud McCarville with Emmett and Mary and nephew Al Gallant
L-R: Emmett McCarville, Mary Maude (Gallant) McCarville, Mary McCarville
and nephew/first cousin, Alban Gallant in Kinkora, P.E.I.

Mary Maud with her sisters, son and grandson
L-R: Sr. Margaret Pierre (McIver), Sr. Frances Marie (Faustina Gallant), Lorne McCarville and son Gordon, Mary Maud (Gallant) McCarville and Clara (Gallant) Hunt in Maple Plains, PEI - 1956.

Parnell McCarville with his sons
Parnell McCarville with his five sons -
Leo, Raymond, Lorne, Emmett & George in Maple Plains, P.E.I. on August 4th, 1962.

Parnell and Mary Maud McCarville with grandson
Mary Maude and Parnell McCarville with grandson, Kevin on Christmas Day 1962.

Mary Maud McCarville
Mary Maude posing for a picture in 1975 outside her home in Middleton, P.E.I.

Mary Maud McCarville's birthday
Mary Maude's children gather around to help her celebrate her 87th birthday in 1979.
L-R: George, Mary, Lorne (behind Mary), Emmett and Leo.


Mary Maud McCarville's birthday
Mary Maude's 87th birthday party. L-R back row: Lorne, George, June, Leo, and Emmett.
L-R middle row: Teresa, Agnes, Doreen and Mary. Sitting: Mary Maude.
L-R front row: James, , Glenn, Daryl and Mark.

The McCarville Family
The McCarville Family in Middleton, P.E. I. - August, 1979.
L-R back row: Emmett, Lorne, Leo, George and Ray. Sitting in front: Edna, Mary and Frances.

The McCarville Family
The McCarville Family in April, 1991.
L-R back row: Leo, Lorne, Emmett, George and Ray. L-R front row: Frances and Mary.

The McCarville Family
The McCarville Family gather for Daryl McCarville's wedding on July 1st, 2000. L-R : Aggie & Emmett McCarville, Lorne & George McCarville, Bill & Frances Burd,
Mary McCarville and Ray McCarville.

The McCarville Family at Edna's funeral
The McCarville Family attend Edna (McCarville) Hagan's funeral
at Kelly's Cross Church in August, 2002.

The McCarville Family
The McCarville family gathered at the home of the late Emmett McCarville in Collingwood, Ontario, during Christmas, 2004. L-R : Ray McCarville, Aggie (Emmett) McCarville, Wendy McCarville, Mary McCarville, Frances (McCarville) Burd, Brian Burd, Doreen (George) McCarville, Bill Burd and Lorne McCarville. Sitting in front: Gregory McCarville.

 

 

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