Gurney MacDonald

First appearance: 6.5: The Trouble With Davy
A Scottish farmer from Carmody and a prominent member of the Knights of P.E.I. Gurney brought his bull, Bruce the brute, to King farm for cattle pairing.

Robert 'Lucky' MacEwen

First appearance: 1.9: Malcolm and the Baby
Abandoned after the tragic death of his parents Robert and Jane Morris, the baby was adopted by Rachel Lynde. When Rachel learned that the infant was more than a handful, she turned him over to Malcolm and Abigail MacCewan.

Although he kept the name 'Robert,' he was also nicknamed Lucky after a pup from Malcolm MacEwen's mining colony. In later years, Robert would become nearly as troublesome as Davy Keith, and would be often described as a "little monster." (Episode 3.8: Friends and Relations)

Abigail MacEwen

First appearance: 1.8: Aunt Abigail's Beau
Abigail was the daughter of the minister Walter Ward and sister of Janet (Ward) King. She was excessively tidy and seldom got along with her sister. Her father was strictly overprotective of his daughters and turned down Abigail's suitor, Malcolm MacEwen, due to what he considered his inferior financial status.

Abigail lived as a spinster for years and prided herself on having "the cleanest house in Avonlea." After successfully striking gold in the Yukon, Malcolm returned to Avonlea to marry Abigail. After an argument, Abigail accepted Malcolm's proposal and they were married.

Shortly afterwards, Malcolm and Abigail adopted a baby and called him Lucky (see Robert 'Lucky' MacCewan) (1.9: Malcolm and the Baby). The MacEwen's moved to the Yukon in 1907, but would return again in 1911.

Upon their arrival, Abigail was shocked to find that a storm had caused damage to her home. They stayed at King farm and Abigail began to become a nuisance to Cecily, criticizing her for her deficient sewing and cooking skills. Abigail would later complement the King children, before the MacEwen's left King farm (7.5: Secrets and Sacrifices)

Malcolm MacEwen

First appearance: 1.8: Aunt Abigail's Beau
Malcolm MacEwen pursued Abigail Ward with the intention of marriage, but Abigail's strict father rejected him due to his lowly financial status. Malcolm left Avonlea in November 1896 to mine in the Yukon in an effort to become wealthy.

After successfully striking gold in the Yukon, Malcolm returned to Avonlea to marry Abigail. After an argument, Abigail accepted Malcolm's proposal and they were married. Shortly afterwards, Malcolm and Abigail adopted a baby and called him Lucky (see Robert 'Lucky' MacCewan) (1.9: Malcolm and the Baby).

The MacEwen's moved to the Yukon in 1907, but would return again in 1911. Upon their arrival, the MacEwen's stayed at King Farm due to damage to their home. (7.5: Secrets and Sacrifices).

Adele MacPhee

First appearance: 6.11: What A Tangled Web We Weave
Adele MacPhee was the sister of White Sands chef Pierre LaPierre. Pierre paid for Adele's schooling in Toronto and she later became a secretary at Dalhousie University. Adele and Count Marek of Poland visited Avonlea and made plans to get married.

Maggie MacPhee

First appearance: 6.11: What A Tangled Web We Weave
Maggie MacPhee was the mother of Pierre LaPierre. She was involved in a troubled marriage and her husband took Pierre away from her.

Years later, in an effort to impress his mother, Pierre told her that he owned the White Sands hotel and that he would cater to Count Marek and Adele MacPhee, who were getting married.

Maid of Calais

The ship that Gus was on that went down in South Carolina. At first, it was thought that all hands were lost, but it was later discovered that seven people survived the wreck, including Gus Pike. 

Nellie Malbeau

First mention: 1.10: Felicity's Challenge
At the 1903 Harvest Ball, Judson Parker presented an award to Jane Spry after winning the costume competition. The award was a ticket to see the world famous soprano, Nellie Malbeau, at the Charlottetown Opera House.

Count Marek

First appearance: 6.11: What A Tangled Web We Weave
Count Marek of Poland visited Avonlea and was married to Adele MacPhee, the sister of Pierre LaPierre. It was revealed that Count Marek's family lost their inheritance in Europe.

Miss Marsden

First appearance: 6.3: Christmas In June
Head administrator at Thornhill sanitarium. Mardsen blamed Cecily for creating havoc at the sanitarium and threatened to send her home.

Menushkin

First appearance: 6.11: What A Tangled Web We Weave
Assistant of Countess Polenska.

Duncan McBean

First appearance: 5.10: Best Laid Plans
Businessman who was swindled by Jasper's cousin, Jeremiah Dale.

Ms. McGee

First appearance: 1.2: The Story Girl Earns Her Name
Ms. McGee caught on fire during Sara Stanley's magic lantern show performance.

Angus McCorkndale

First appearance: 2.3: Aunt Hetty's Ordeal
Owner of the Avonlea cannery. Angus would impose harsh conditions for his workers and pay them slave wages. Inspired by the suffragette movement, Janet King campaigned against the tyrannical cannery owner for fair wages.

When Angus's wife, Margaret heard that the cannery was losing money due to a strike, she forced her husband to reluctantly accept Janet King's terms and raise the workers wages (3.6: Aunt Janet Rebels). Angus sold the cannery to H.B. Dunn in winter 1908 (4.12: Home Movie).

Margaret McCorkndale

First appearance: 3.6: Aunt Janet Rebels
Margaret McCorkndale was the wife of the cannery owner. She was reclusive, but kept a tight rein on her husband's business. When she learned that the cannery was losing money due to a strike, she forced her husband to accept fair wages for the workers.

Laura McDonald

First appearance: 6.2: Lonely Hearts
Student. Made an alliance with Emma Bradley to bid on Nat Lester at the 1st annual bachelor's auction.

McGinty (first name unknown)

First mention: 1.8: Aunt Abigail's Beau
According to a story Malcolm told the king children, McGinty was a murdered Russian miner, who's ghost allegedly lead him to his fortune.

Eleanor McHugh

First appearance: 5.8: Strictly Melodrama
Member of the Carmody drama group. She made a wager with Hetty over who would win the regional drama competition.

Bert McKay

First appearance: 2.10: Dreamer of Dreams
A former accountant of Mr. Tyler, who stole school renewal funds from the Avonlea Chronicle to pay for his gambling debts. When Olivia King was suspected of the crime, Jasper Dale rigged a trap at the Chronicle. When McKay returned to remove his fingerprints from the safe, he was apprehended.

McKinnon Road

Felix king and Izzy Pettibone's fox farm, and later Felix and Nat Lester's fox farm, was located on this road.

Arthur McMillian

First appearance: 5.5: Stranger in the Night
Arthur McMillian and his brother William were investors in the Caleb Straw (see Caleb Stokes) silver mine scandal in New Brunswick. They brawled with Stokes and Alec before being arrested. 

William McMillian

First appearance: 5.5: Stranger in the Night
William worked for Niagara Rush company selling combs. He and his brother Arthur were investors in the Caleb Straw (see Caleb Stokes) silver mine scandal in New Brunswick. They brawled with Stokes and Alec before being arrested. 

Addy McNeil

First mention: 1.2: The Story Girl Earns Her Name
According to Olivia King, Addy McNeil was hired as a nurse when Jasper's mother took ill. Jasper fell in love with Addy, but his dying mother refused the proposal for their marriage. Against his mother's wishes, Jasper became engaged to McNeil, but she left him standing at the alter and decided to marry a farmer. 

Bret McNulty

First appearance: 7.9: From Away
Bret McNulty and his brother Ian were originally wards of the Barrington home in England. They were caught stealing food in Charlottetown and were brought to the foundling home. Davy Keith got in several brawls with Bret but soon joined them in pulling various pranks and petty robberies.

Davy stole money from Hetty King's emergency fund in order to help the McNulty brothers find their brother Jim in Halifax. The McNulty's reunited with their brother and departed back to England.

Ian McNulty

First appearance: 7.9: From Away
Ian McNulty and his brother Bret were originally wards of the Barrington home in England. They were caught stealing food in Charlottetown and were brought to the foundling home. Davy Keith got in several brawls with Bret but soon joined them in pulling various pranks and petty robberies.

Davy stole money from Hetty King's emergency fund in order to help the McNulty brothers find their brother Jim in Halifax. The McNulty's reunited with their brother and departed back to England.

Jim McNulty

First appearance: 7.9: From Away
Jim was the older brother of Bret and Ian McNulty. He was a former ward of the Barrington home in England before being separated from his brothers. Jim was arrested for assault in Halifax while attempting to protect a print woman. He reunited with his brothers and they departed back to England.

Stuart McRae

First appearance: 7.1: Out of the Ashes
Stuart McRae boarded with the King family in 1911, until he replaced Enoch Caine as the town bank manager. When Margaret Lloyd died and left her estate in the hands of the town, Stuart called a meeting to determine what to do with the property.

After finding several orphans inside the estate, Felicity suggested that the house be converted into a foundling home. Stuart agreed and helped Felicity establish the orphanage in the summer of 1911.

Their relationship soon turned into romance when Stuart began to call on Felicity. Felicity, still haunted by the news of Gus's death, was reluctant to accept Stuart as a suitor.

Stuart felt that he was being too forward and attempted to leave Avonlea, but Felicity stopped him at the train station and encouraged him to stay. Shortly afterwards, Stuart proposed to Felicity and she eventually accepted his proposal during the Dominion Day's celebration (7.2: Love May Be Blind, But the Neighbors Ain't).

Stuart began the plans to build their dream house, but those plans were ruined when Felicity found that Gus was alive and brought him back to Avonlea. She confronted Stuart and ended their engagement. A heartbroken Stuart left Avonlea soon afterwards (7.13: So Dear to My Heart)

Duncan McTavish

First appearance: 1.4: The Materializing of Duncan McTavish
When Marilla Cuthbert was harrassed by the sewing circles about former beaus, Marilla created a beau and made up the name Duncan McTavish. By a strange twist of fate, a travelling salesman by the name of Duncan McTavish entered Avonlea selling porrus and plasters.

After questioning from the town began to hurt his business, Duncan confronted Marilla about the white lie. They soon reached an understanding and decided to play up their fictional romance for the town.

Melusina the Mermaid

First appearance: 7.3: Davy and the Mermaid
Melusina, otherwise known as Trissie, was a performer working for 'Snibb's World Renowned Travelling Midway' that arrived in Avonlea in 1911. As Melusina the mermaid, Davy Keith became infatuated with her; but as Trissie, she and her partner Goliath were able to sway and swindle money from Donny Lester. When the villagers discovered the scheme, the con artists were driven from town.

Percy Methley

First appearance: 3.7: A Dark and Stormy Night
Proprietor of the White Sands Hotel. Methley was replaced by Simon Tremayne in September 1907. 

The Misfits

When coach Archie Gillis began setting height standards for the Avonlea Avengers, former Avenger Alec King started a new team, the Misfits, to challenge his old team. In an upset, the Misfits defeated the Avengers (2.13: Misfits and Miracles).

Suzette Moreau

First appearance: 4.9: Hearts and Flowers
Pierre La Pierre's niece, who visited her uncle from a French Convent in February 1907. Suzette immediately began flirting with Gus, which caused tension between Gus and Felicity.

Before the Valentine's Day Dance, Gus locked Suzette in a closet so that she wouldn't interfere in his chance to dance exclusively with Felicity. The plan backfired when Pierre discovered his niece in the closet and Felicity turned a cold shoulder toward Gus.

Marshall Zak Morgan

First appearance: 4.5: Moving On
A retired US Marshall who starred in his own travelling wild west show. The show toured Avonlea in the winter of 1907 and Sara Stanley became infatuated with the Marshall. With his show losing money, Zak considered accepting Sara as part of their tour. He eventually decided against this and left town. 

Mr. Morley

First appearance: 7.9: From Away
Blacksmith shop owner who paid Davy Keith one months wages.

Jane Morris (deceased)

First mention: 1.9: Malcolm and the Baby
Jane Morris was a student teacher under the tutelage of Hetty King and eventually became a teacher in Markdale. The couple contracted scarlet fever and died shortly afterward. They were survived by their infant son, who was eventually adopted by Malcolm and Abigail McCewan. 

Robert Morris (deceased)

First mention: 1.9: Malcolm and the Baby
Robert Morris and his wife Jane had a newborn baby Robert. The couple contracted scarlet fever and died shortly afterward. They were survived by their infant son, who was eventually adopted by Malcolm and Abigail McCewan. 

Mother's Own Magazine

Publication that sponsored a 'Mother of the Year' contest for Avonlea and Markdale. Sara Stanley won the contest after she nominated Hetty for the honor (2.12: A Mother's Love).

Lilly Murdock

First mention: 5.9: Thursdays Child
Lilly Murdock sat next to Cecily in school and it was suspected that she gave her tuberculosis.

 

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