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Malcolm Harvey Gunter Maybee

Male 1867 - 1937  (69 years)


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  • Name Malcolm Harvey Gunter Maybee 
    Born 15 May 1867  Saint Ola, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Anecdote
    • Amealiasburgh Twp. is fortunate to have had as part of it's
      history on of those rare people reputed to be a clairvoyant for
      fortune teller. this man, Malcolm Maybee, known as Malley
      Maybee, was born in St. Ola in 1867. He claimed to be a seventh
      son of a seventh son and been with a caul of veil over his
      face. He remarked that he had this particular gift because the
      veil when being removed was lifted upward.
      Maybee's earlier years were spent as a wood ranger and
      prospector for the lumber company of Gill and Fortune of
      Trenton at Gilmour. He knew the north country like a book.
      Although he always had rocks around his house he never invented
      any valuable minerals he often wandered through the woods in
      search of wild herbs such as ginseng, the root he used in
      medicine.
      Malley married Lucy Ann Birkett in 1890 at St. Ola. She was a
      Quaker, In 1922 they moved to Trenton and resided for three
      years with their son and family. In 1925 he purchased a farm on
      the Second Concession of Ameliasburgh two miles east of Highway
      33. He died there in 1937. Lucy then moved in with their son
      and family in Trenton and did some practical nursing. She
      passed away in 1949. Malley and Lucy are buried in the Carrying
      Place Cemetery.
      Malley was a short stocky man with a moustache, who was known
      far and wide for his predictions and his ability to tell people
      where to find lost possessions. Neighbors recall the many cars
      owned by visitors who came to make use of Mr. Maybee's strange
      gift. Maybe never told fortunes on Sunday. He had two crystal
      balls which he would turn in his hand and study. many friends
      had great faith in his predictions and would bring their
      friends from the USA and other places across the country. Ross
      Snider, a neighbor, reported helping some callers start their
      bulky cars upon occasion at the Maybee's home. Mrs. Thomas
      Thompson recalled that she and her son walked from a mile west
      of Rednersville to the Maybee's home in the winter of 1933-34
      to get his assistance in locating a body of her husband who had
      drowned in December. The body was found in April in the spot
      where Maybee predicted.
      Lost animals, stolen produce and missing valuables were some of
      the problems that Maybee helped solve. Others were
      light-hearted. How did Mr. Maybee know that Bob & Mable Bownes'
      foster son was sitting under a tree on the edge of a hill
      (which turned out to be Mountain View) talking with a friend
      about running away from home, using the neighbor's grey-horses,
      all the time smoking cigarettes? It is also said he tried in
      vain to coax Clarence Vanclief to look into the crystal ball to
      see the faces of two girls, one of whom he would someday marry.
      No one will ever know if it was Jean's face or not that
      appeared.
      Malley and Lucy had two children, a daughter Phoebe born in
      1892, who died at age three and a son Arthur John born in 1897.
      Arthur joined the CNR out of Trenton, and later Belleville, for
      47 years as a conductor, retiring in 1962. He passed away in
      1971. Bessie is now a resident of Trent Valley Lodge in
      Trenton.
      Arthur and Bessie had two children, Floyd who lives on Smoke's
      Point Rd. in Amealisburgh Twp. and is the current Building
      Inspector for the Township; and Audrey who is married to Anrold
      Cronkwright. They live in Trenton. Floyd and Audrey each have
      two children, and Audrey and Arnold have four grandchildren.
      After Mally's death the farm was sold and the house eventually
      burnt down. A portion of that land is now a part of Rece
      Selman.
    No Name 1871  Cashel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Malcolm Harvey Gunter Maybee appeared on the census of 1871 in
      the household of Malcolm Maybee and Mary Gunter Cashel
      Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
    No Name 1881  Cashel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Malcolm Harvey Gunter Maybee appeared on the census of 1881 in
      the household of Malcolm Maybee and Mary Gunter Cashel
      Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
    No Name 1893  Lot 18 Con3, Cashel Township, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Malcolm Harvey Gunter Maybee and Lucy Ann Birkett lived 1893
      Lot 18 Con3, Cashel Township, Ontario, Canada
    Residence 1893  Lot 18 Con3, Cashel Township, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    No Name 1901  Lot 31 Con 1, Cashel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Malcolm Harvey Gunter Maybee appeared on the census of 1901 in
      the household of Malcolm Maybee and Mary Gunter Lot 31 Con 1,
      Cashel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada
    Immigration 1922  Trenton, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Name Malley 
    Died 1937  on his farm in 2d Concession, Ameliasburgh Township, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Carrying Place Cemetery, Carring Place, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From the Maybee Society files. Not all data is verified. Say dates are estimates and are probably within 20 years. The Maybee Society keeps its data on The Master Genealogist�, and has been modified by Gary Hester?s WIT2NOTE� to form the GedCom file. This information is also available in a TMG file.
    Person ID I38163  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 

    Father Malcolm Maybee,   b. 4 Apr 1826, Murray Township, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1905, Cashel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Gunter,   b. 11 Sep 1828, Sidney Township, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 Oct 1844  [4
    Census 11 Jan 1852  Sidney Township, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 29, Malcolm Maybee, Yeoman, Canada, E. Methodist, 26, Married
      30, Mary Maybee, 22, Married
      31, Rebecca Ann Maybee, 7
      32, Lois Maybee, 4
      33, Charity Maybee, 2
    Census 1861  Murray Township, Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 42, Malcolm Maybee, M, 35, M, Canada, E Meth, Farmer
      43, Mary Maybee, F, 33, M, Canada, Quaker
      44, Rebecca Maybee, F, 16, S, E Meth
      45, Louisanna Maybee, F, 13, S, E Meth
      46, Charity Maybee, F, 11, S, E Meth
      47, Mary E. Maybee, M,, 7, S, E Meth
      48, Abraham H. Maybee, M,, 3, S, E Meth
      49, Hanna F. Maybee, F,, 1, S, E Meth
      50, James Belch, M, 14, S, Ch of Eng
      Resides Lot 21, Concession 4; 50 acres; 1 story frame
    Census 1871  Cashel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1, Malcolm Maybee, M, 45, M, Ontario, Methodist, Farmer
      2, Mary Maybee, F, 42, M, Ontario, Quaker
      3, Mary Maybee, F, 16, S, Ontario
      4, Phebe Maybee, F, 10, S, Ontario
      5, Nathaniel Maybee, M, 6, S, Ontario
      6, Malcolm Maybee, M,, 4, S, Ontario
      7, Abraham Gunter, M, 12, S, Ontario
      Own 1 house, 2 barns, 1 wagon, 2 ploughs; Lot 31, Concession 1;
      125 acres, 2 oxen, 1 cow, 2 other horned cattle, 1 swine;
      wheat, potatoes
    Census 1881  Cashel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Malcom Maybee, M, M, 56, German, Ontario, , Farner, , C.
      Methodist
      Mary Maybee, F, M, 53, German, Ontario, , , , Quaker
      Pheobe Maybee, F, , 20, German, Ontario, , , , C. Methodist
      Nathaniel Maybee, M, , 16, German, Ontario, , Farmer Son, C.
      Methodist
      Malcom H Maybee, M, , 13, German, Ontario, , , , C. Methodist
    Census 1901  Lot 31 Con 1, Cashel Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Maybee, Malcolm, Birth Date: Apr 4 1826 Birth Place: Ontario,
      Head of Household: head
      Maybee, Mary, Birth Date: Sep 11 1828 Birth Place: Ontario,
      wife
      Maybee, Malcolm H., Birth Date: May 15 1867 Birth Place:
      Ontario, son
      Maybee, Lucy, Birth Date: Apr 19 1877 Birth Place: Ontario,
      daughter
      Maybee, Arthur J., Birth Date: Oct 15 1898 Birth Place:
      Ontario, son
    Family ID F551604216  Group Sheet

    Married 30 Apr 1890  Gilmour, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Land 1925  Con 2, Ameliasburgh Township, Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • bought farm
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F551604762  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, 7TH TOWN/AMELIASBURGH TWP. PAST AND PRESENT - SEVENTH TOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PUB.1999, PG. 562-564 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1271] Steve Mabie's Canadian census, Steve Mabie, 1871 CANADIAN CENSUS, UPPER CANADA (ONTARIO), HASTINGS COUNTY, CASHEL TOWNSHIP, DISTRICT 2; REFERENCE: FILM C 9994, PAGE 19 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1271] Steve Mabie's Canadian census, Steve Mabie, 1881 CANADIAN CENSUS, CASHEL & LIMERICK, HASTINGS NORTH, ONTARIO, CANADA, FHL 1375875 NAC C-13239 DIST 122 SUBDIST O PAGE 3 FAMILY 11 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1244] MS 177 - Douglas Cameron Mabee, Douglas Cameron Mabee, ([email protected]).

    5. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, HASTINGS NORTH DISTRICT, 1901 ONTARIO CANADIAN CENSUS: STIRLING VILLAGE, TUDOR & CASHEL, WOLLASTON; LOCATION: TUDOR & CASHEL, FILM #: T-6473 DIVISION #: 2, PAGE #: 1 ENTRY #: 16-20, FAMILY #: 3 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1271] Steve Mabie's Canadian census, Steve Mabie, 1851/1852 PERSONAL CENSUS CANADA WEST,NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, BRIGHTON TWP., PAGE 143 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1271] Steve Mabie's Canadian census, Steve Mabie, 1861 CANADIAN CENSUS, UPPER CANADA (ONTARIO), NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, MURRAY TOWNSHIP, DISTRICT 1; REFERENCE: FILM C 1056, PAGE 28 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1248] Royal A Mabee's notebook, Royal A. Mabee Royal's information was principally based on interviews with descendants. There is a significant chance for error in his dates for early generations The original of Royal's notebook is at the New York Genealogical and Biographical Soc.