Mitchell, Alfred Thomas (1870-1945)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 641.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 641.

Alfred Thomas Mitchell was a clerk with the Canadian Pacific Railway. He lived at 1878 Alberni Street in 1907.

 

Early Life

Alfred Thomas Mitchell was born in England on December 18, 1870. It appears that his parents were Alfred Tillett Mitchell (1838-1874) and Emma Hyatt (born 1841).

Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Board of Guardian Records, 1834-1906/Church of England Parish Registers, 1754-1906; Reference Number: DRO/004/A/01/023. Name: Alfred Thomas Mitchell; Gender: Male; Record Type: Baptism: Baptism Date: 2 Apr 1871; Baptism Place: Enfield St Andrew, Enfield, England; Father: Alfred Gillett Mitchell; Mother: Emma Mitchell.

Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Board of Guardian Records, 1834-1906/Church of England Parish Registers, 1754-1906; Reference Number: DRO/004/A/01/023. Name: Alfred Thomas Mitchell; Gender: Male; Record Type: Baptism: Baptism Date: 2 Apr 1871; Baptism Place: Enfield St Andrew, Enfield, England; Father: Alfred Gillett Mitchell; Mother: Emma Mitchell.

 

To Canada

Alfred arrived in Canada about 1890.

On November 12, 1898, in South Norfolk, Manitoba, he married Julia Berry. She was born in Axminster, Devon in July 1869. Her parents were Edwin Henry Berry (1841–1913) and Sarah Ann Halson (1835–1906).

In 1901, Alfred and Julia were in North Norfolk, Manitoba. Alfred was a farmer.

 

To Vancouver

By about 1906 or 1907, the Mitchells were in Vancouver. Alfred appeared at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1906 1760 West Seventh Avenue (possible connection)
1907 1878 Alberni Street
1908 190 East 16th Avenue
1909 to 1912 262 East 14th Avenue
1913 to 1915 Not listed under Vancouver names

From 1908 to 1912, Alfred was a motorman for the British Columbia Electric Railway (B.C.E.R.).

Alfred was not in the Vancouver directories after 1912.

 

Back to Manitoba

Alfred and his family moved back to Manitoba.

He applied for a homestead grant of land on February 26, 1918. The land was northwest of Cypress River.

Ancestry.com. Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canada, Homestead Grant Registers, 1872-1930 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Original data: Homestead Grant Registers. R190-75-1-E. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Name: Alfred Thomas Mitchell; Application Date: 26 Feb 1918; Place: Manitoba, Canada; Homestead Number: 573143; Part: SW; Section: 30; Township: 8; Range: 13; Meridian: W1.

Ancestry.com. Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canada, Homestead Grant Registers, 1872-1930 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Original data: Homestead Grant Registers. R190-75-1-E. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Name: Alfred Thomas Mitchell; Application Date: 26 Feb 1918; Place: Manitoba, Canada; Homestead Number: 573143; Part: SW; Section: 30; Township: 8; Range: 13; Meridian: W1.

Alfred died in North Norfolk, Manitoba on July 6, 1945. He was buried in Hillside Cemetery in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Julia died in 1959. She was buried in Hillside Cemetery in Portage la Prairie.

Alfred and Julia had the following children.

 

Florence Emma Mitchell (or Florence Lily Mitchell)

Florence Lily Mitchell was born on November 30, 1899 in the Rural Municipality of North Norfolk.

In 1901 she was living with her parents in Norfolk.

In 1911, she was with her parents in Vancouver.

On December 12, 1923, in North Norfolk, she married Eden Davis Smith. It appears that he was born in Portage La Prairie on November 11, 1898, and that his parents were Thomas Smith and Mary Ann Levina (“Molly”) Whitmore.

Florence died on August 28, 1970, probably in Portage La Prairie.

Eden died in 1982.

 

Edith Mitchell

According to the Manitoba birth registrations, Violet Sarah Mitchell was born in North Norfolk on May 16, 1902. It appears that she was also known as Edith Violet Mitchell.

Edith was living in Vancouver with her parents at the time of the 1911 Canada census. She was in Manitoba with her parents in 1916.

On November 14, 1923, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she married Alfred Roy Farncombe (1893-1969). (The wedding was at the same time as the wedding of her sister, Ethel, to Percy Garnett.)

Winnipeg Tribune, November 16, 1923, page 14, columns 3-5.

Winnipeg Tribune, November 16, 1923, page 14, columns 3-5.

Edith died in 1990. Alfred and Edith were buried in in Hillside Cemetery in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

 

Ethel Mitchell

Ethel Monette Mitchell was born in the Rural Municipality of North Norfolk on July 8, 1904.

In 1911, she was living with her parents in Vancouver.

In 1916, she was with her parents in Manitoba.

On November 14, 1923, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she married Percy Edward Garnett. He was born in the Rural Municipality of South Cypress on February 24, 1889.

Winnipeg Tribune, November 16, 1923, page 14, columns 3-5.

Winnipeg Tribune, November 16, 1923, page 14, columns 3-5.

Percy died in 1964. He was buried in Hillside Cemetery in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba.

Ethel died in 1997. She was buried in Hillside Cemetery in Portage La Prairie.

 

Alfred Mitchell

Alfred Mitchell was also known as Fred Mitchell.

In 1911, he was living with his parents in Vancouver.

In 1916, he was with his parents in Manitoba.

In 1970, he was married and living in Dauphin, Manitoba.

 

Sources

Alfred Tillett Mitchell (father of Alfred Thomas Mitchell)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2ND5-J99 : 1 October 2014), Alfred Tillett Mitchell, 1838; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Edmonton, Middlesex, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJPH-H6N : 10 February 2018), Alfred Tillett Mitchell and Harriot Sarah Hughes, 10 Aug 1859; citing Saint Martin In The Fields,Westminster,London,England, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 561,169, 561,170, 561,171, 561,172, 561,173, 561,174, 561,175.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2M2-VJQN : 10 December 2017), Alfred T Mitchell, St Johns Hackney, London, Middlesex, England; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D23-KGL : 13 December 2014), Alfred Tillett Mitchell, 1869; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1869, quarter 2, vol. 1C, p. 995, Poplar, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF6H-46Z : 10 December 2017), Alfred T Mitchell, 1871.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JXV-229 : 31 December 2014), Alfred Tillett Mitchell, 1874; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Hackney, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Harriet Sarah Hughes (wife of Alfred Tillett Mitchell)

Harriet Sarah Hughes (1838 – 6 July 1868) (FamilySearch.org).

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJPH-H6F : 10 February 2018), Alfred Tillett Mitchell and Harriot Sarah Hughes, 10 Aug 1859; citing Saint Martin In The Fields,Westminster,London,England, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 561,169, 561,170, 561,171, 561,172, 561,173, 561,174, 561,175.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2M2-VJCG : 10 December 2017), Harriet S Mitchell in household of Alfred T Mitchell, St Johns Hackney, London, Middlesex, England; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JX3-JBY : 31 December 2014), Harriet Sarah Mitchell, 1868; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Poplar, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Emma Hyatt (mother of Alfred Thomas Mitchell)

Emma Hyatt (1841 – Deceased) (FamilySearch.org).

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF6H-FM9 : 10 December 2017), Emma Mitchell in entry for Alfred T Mitchell, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27Q-Y8VD : 11 December 2017), Mrs Mitchell, Battersea, London,Surrey, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 29, Piece/Folio 653/150, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,366. (possible connection).

 

Alfred Thomas Mitchell

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JMJ4-FXP : 11 February 2018, Alfred Thomas Mitchell, 18 Dec 1870); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 585,398, 585,400, 585,402, 585,403, 585,405, 585,406.

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X4R-9F1 : 1 October 2014), Alfred Thomas Mitchell, 1871; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Edmonton, Middlesex, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF6H-FMW : 10 December 2017), Alfred T Mitchell in entry for Alfred T Mitchell, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27Q-Y82R : 11 December 2017), Alf Mitchell in household of Mrs Mitchell, Battersea, London,Surrey, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 29, Piece/Folio 653/150, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,366.

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1898-001461; Alfred Thomas Mitchell and Julia Berry; place of marriage: S Norfolk; date of marriage: November 12, 1898.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVT-Y22 : 18 March 2018), Alfred T. Mitchell, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-41H : 16 March 2018), Alford Mitchell, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMGV-77C : 11 March 2018), Alfred Thomas Mitchell, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 20, line 31; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,942.

1921 Canada Census; Alfred Mitchell, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 23; Census Place: Macdonald, Manitoba; Page Number: 22; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

Manitoba Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1945-028537; Alfred Thomas Mitchell; date of death: July 6, 1945; N Norfolk; Birth Details: Date of Birth: December 18, 1870; age at death: 74 years.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-67B3 : 13 December 2015), Alfred T. Mitchell, ; Burial, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada, Hillside Cemetery; citing record ID 112193363, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112193363: “Alfred T. Mitchell; Birth: 1870; Death: 1945 (aged 74–75); Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada; Plot: sec 5; Memorial ID: 112193363.”

Alfred T. Mitchell; Hillside Memorial Cemetery (Section: 5, Row 5), Portage la Prairie City, MB; CanadaGenWeb’s Cemetery Project; http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/2038338: Alfred T. MITCHELL (1870-1945): MITCHELL / Alfred T. / 1870 – 1945 / Julia / 1869 – 1959.

Hillside Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba: MITCHELL; OBJECTID: 10790; SECTION: 5; Plot_Grave: 274_4; SECTION: GRAVE: 4; LNAME: MITCHELL; FNAME: ALFRED THOMAS; AGE: 74; MTH_DAY: YEAR: 1945; CREMATION: 0; COMMENTS  : SOLD_TO: AssetID: cr10790; SECT_PLOT_GRAV  5_274_4; PageNum: Plot: 274; CREMATION_: NO; SOLD: Shape__Area: 2.97412109375: Shape__Length: 7.3168105501107465.

 

Edwin Henry Berry (father of Julia Berry)

Edwin Henry Berry (30 March 1841 – 20 August 1913) (FamilySearch.org).

Edwin Henry Berry (1841–1913); Birth: APRIL 1841, Axminster, Devon, England; Death: 20 AUG 1913, Milner, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGN5-1G4 : 9 November 2017), Edwin Henry Berry in household of Henry Berry, Axminster, Devon, England; citing Axminster, Devon, England, p. 24, from “1851 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7PQ-KSV : 11 December 2017), Edwin H Berry in household of Henry Berry, Axminster, Devonshire, England; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DWD-NM6 : 13 December 2014), Edwin Henry Berry, 1861; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1861, quarter 2, vol. 5B, p. 2, Axminster, Devon, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V5Y8-9QB : 10 December 2017), Edwin Henry Berry, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q276-LHQM : 12 December 2017), Edwin H Berry, Axminster, Devon, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 13, Piece/Folio 2127/77, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,760.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:W4J7-SN2 : 11 December 2017), Edwin H Berry, Axminster, Devon, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Devon county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVT-N27 : 18 March 2018), Edwin H Berry, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-8CFQ : 16 March 2018), Edwin Berry, 1911; citing Census, Portage la Prairie Sub-Districts 1-51, Manitoba, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,668.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGZ-64V : 8 November 2017), Edwin Henry Berry, 1913.

 

Sarah Ann Halson (mother of Julia Berry)

Sarah Ann Halson (1836 – 18 June 1906); FamilySearch.org.

Sarah Ann Halson (1835–1906); Birth: 22 APRIL 1835, Axminster, Devon, England; Death: 18 JUNE 1906, Cypress River, Manitoba, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1841,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQT6-RPS : 13 December 2017), Sarah Halson in household of John Halson, Axminster, Devon, England; from “1841 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

Taylor, Ron, comp. 1851 United Kingdom Census Sample [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. Original data: 1841 Census Returns. London, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO). HO 107 Census Returns. Name: Sarah Ann Berry; Address: Higher Holcombe; Enumeration District: Ottery St Mary; County: Devonshire; Birth Place: Woodberry, Devonshire, England; Age: 10; Gender: Female; Relationship: Niece; Occupation: Milkmaid Ag Labourer.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7PQ-J82 : 11 December 2017), Sarah Ann Halson in household of Philip C Wayman, Axminster, Devonshire, England; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DW6-FNK : 13 December 2014), Sarah Ann Halson, 1861; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1861, quarter 2, vol. 5B, p. 2, Axminster, Devon, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V5Y8-9Q1 : 10 December 2017), Sarah Ann Berry in entry for Edwin Henry Berry, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q276-LHQ2 : 12 December 2017), Sarah A Berry in household of Edwin H Berry, Axminster, Devon, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 13, Piece/Folio 2127/77, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,760.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:W4J7-36Z : 11 December 2017), Sarah A Berry in household of Edwin H Berry, Axminster, Devon, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Devon county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVT-N2W : 18 March 2018), Sarah Mair Berry, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

 

Julia Berry (wife of Alfred Thomas Mitchell)

Julia Berry (18 August 1870 – 1959);

Julia Berry (1869–); Birth: JULY 1869, Axminster, Devon, England; Death: Unknown (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V5Y8-97S : 10 December 2017), Julia Berry in entry for Edwin Henry Berry, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q276-LHWH : 12 December 2017), Julia Berry in household of Edwin H Berry, Axminster, Devon, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 13, Piece/Folio 2127/77, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,760.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVT-Y2L : 18 March 2018), Julia Mitchell, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1898-001461; Alfred Thomas Mitchell and Julia Berry; place of marriage: S Norfolk; date of marriage: November 12, 1898.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-41C : 16 March 2018), Julia Mitchell in entry for Alford Mitchell, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMGV-77Z : 11 March 2018), Julia Mitchell in household of Alfred Thomas Mitchell, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 20, line 32; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,942.

1921 Canada Census; Julia Mitchell in household of Alfred Mitchell, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 23; Census Place: Macdonald, Manitoba; Page Number: 22; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-67BR : 13 December 2015), Julia Mitchell, ; Burial, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada, Hillside Cemetery; citing record ID 112193380, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112193380: “Julia Mitchell; Birth: 1869; Death: 1959 (aged 89–90); Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada; PLOT: sec 5; Memorial ID: 112193380.”

Julia Mitchell; Hillside Memorial Cemetery (Section: 5, Row 5), Portage la Prairie City, MB; CanadaGenWeb’s Cemetery Project; http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/2038339: “Julia MITCHELL (1869-1959); MITCHELL / Alfred T. / 1870 – 1945 / Julia / 1869 – 1959.”

Hillside Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba: MITCHELL; OBJECTID: 10750; SECTION: 5; Plot_Grave: 274_3; SECTION: GRAVE: LNAME: MITCHELL; FNAME: JULIA; AGE: 90; MTH_DAY: YEAR: 1959; CREMATION: 0; COMMENTS: SOLD_TO: AssetID: cr10750; SECT_PLOT_GRAV: 5_274_3; PageNum; Plot: 274; CREMATION_: NO; SOLD: Shape__Area: 2.974365234375; Shape__Length” 7.3169364011909.

 

Florence Emma Mitchell (or Florence Lily Mitchell) (daughter of Alfred Thomas Mitchell)

Manitoba Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1899-002510; Florence Lily Mitchell; November 30, 1899; place of birth: Rural Municipality of North Norfolk; mother: Julia Berry.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVT-Y2G : 18 March 2018), Florence E. Mitchell in household of Julia Mitchell, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-41Z : 16 March 2018), Florence Mitchell in entry for Alford Mitchell, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1923-047342; Eden Davis Smith and Florence Emma Mitchell; Place of Marriage: N Norfolk; date of marriage: December 12, 1923.

Dauphin Herald Newspaper Archives, Wednesday, September 24, 1969, page 7 [OCR text]: “Mr. and Mrs. Eden D. Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Milne, of Portage la Prairie, were recent guests with Mrs. Smith’s brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mitchell, and while here all enjoyed a drive to Baldy mountain and Blue and Singoosh lakes.”

Dauphin Herald Newspaper Archives, Wednesday, September 02, 1970, page 8; https://newspaperarchive.com/dauphin-herald-sep-02-1970-p-8/ [OCR text]: “Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mitchell drove to Portage la Prairie on Tuesday, Sept. 1, to attend the funeral of his sister, Mrs. Eden D. Smith who died on Friday, Aug. 28. Mrs. Eden, who was 70 years of age, was well known to a number of Dauphin resi dents through her frequent visits here.”

 

Eden Davis Smith (husband of Florence Emma Mitchell)

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1897-001311; Thomas Hill Smith and Mary Ann Whitmore; place of marriage: PLAP [Portage La Prairie]; date of marriage: August 16, 1897 [parents of Eden Davis Smith].

Manitoba Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1898-006118; Eden Davis Smith; date of birth: November 11, 1898; place of birth: Portage La Prairie; mother: Maiden Last Name: Mary Ann Levina Whitmore.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVY-SFJ : 18 March 2018), Eden D. Smith in household of Mary A. L Smith, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 6, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Canada Census, 1906,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHJK-19X : 1 April 2016), Eden D Smith, 10, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-ZBDJ : 16 March 2018), Eden Smith in entry for Thomas Smith, 1911; citing Census, Portage la Prairie Sub-Districts 1-51, Manitoba, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,668.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMGG-DV6 : 11 March 2018), Eden Davis Smith in household of Thomas Smith, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 1, line 45; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,944.

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1923-047342; Eden Davis Smith and Florence Emma Mitchell; Place of Marriage: N Norfolk; date of marriage: December 12, 1923.

Manitoba Probate Files; https://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/probate/1884-1984/PortageS.pdf [unpaged]; 1982; Smith, Eden Davis, file number: 17018.

 

Edith Violet Mitchell (daughter of Alfred Thomas Mitchell)

Manitoba Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1902-003363; Voilet [sic] Sarah Mitchell; date of birth: May 16, 1902; place of birth: Rural Municipality of North Norfolk; mother: Julia Berry.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-418 : 16 March 2018), Edith Mitchell in entry for Alford Mitchell, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1923-043176; Alfred Roy Farncombe and Edith Violet Mitchell; place of marriage: Winnipeg; date of marriage: November 14, 1923.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-6SJL : 13 December 2015), Edith Violet Farncombe, ; Burial, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada, Hillside Cemetery; citing record ID 108864732, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108864732: “Edith Violet Farncombe; Birth: 1902; Death: 1990 (aged 87–88); Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada; Memorial ID: 108864732.”

“Canadian Headstones,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJ88-TPH5 : 14 July 2014), Edith Violet Farncombe, Burial, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, Hillside, Section 3, Portage la Prairie cemetery; citing 21725, Canadianheadstones.com, http://www.canadianheadstones.com.

Edith Violet Farncombe; Hillside Memorial Cemetery (Section: 3, Row 16), Portage la Prairie City, MB; CanadaGenWeb’s Cemetery Project: http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/2036407: “Edith Violet FARNCOMBE; 1902-1990: FARNCOMBE / Alfred Roy / 1893 – 1969 / Edith Violet / 1902 – 1990 / (Back of stone:) GARNETT / Ethel M. / 1904 – 1997 / Percy E. / 1889 – 1964 / c.s. [F] [G].”

 

Alfred Roy Farncombe (husband of Edith Violet Mitchell)

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1923-043176; Alfred Roy Farncombe and Edith Violet Mitchell; place of marriage: Winnipeg; date of marriage: November 14, 1923.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-6SJF : 13 December 2015), Alfred Roy Farncombe, ; Burial, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada, Hillside Cemetery; citing record ID 108864722, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108864722: “Alfred Roy Farncombe; Birth: 1893; Death:1969 (aged 75–76); Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada; Memorial: ID: 108864722.”

“Canadian Headstones,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJ8D-6257 : 14 July 2014), Alfred Roy Farncombe, Burial, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada, Hillside, Section 3, Portage la Prairie cemetery; citing 21724, Canadianheadstones.com, http://www.canadianheadstones.com.

Alfred Roy Farncombe; Hillside Memorial Cemetery (Section: 3, Row 16), Portage la Prairie City, MB; http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/2036406: “Alfred Roy FARNCOMBE (1893-1969); FARNCOMBE / Alfred Roy / 1893 – 1969 / Edith Violet / 1902 – 1990 / (Back of stone:) GARNETT / Ethel M. / 1904 – 1997 / Percy E. / 1889 – 1964 / c.s. [F] [G].”

 

Ethel Monette Mitchell (daughter of Alfred Thomas Mitchell)

Manitoba Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1904-001401; Ethal Monitte Mitchell; date of birth: July 8, 1904; place of birth: Rural Municipality of North Norfolk; mother: Julia Berry.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-41D : 16 March 2018), Ethel Mitchell in entry for Alford Mitchell, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1923-043177; Percy Edward Garnett and Ethel Monette Mitchell; place of marriage: Winnipeg; date of marriage: November 14, 1923.

Hillside Cemetery, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba: GARNETT; OBJECTID: 6410; SECTION: 3; Plot_Grave: 234_3; SECTION: 3; GRAVE: 3; LNAME: GARNETT; FNAME: ETHEL MONETTE; AGE: 93; MTH_DAY: YEAR; 1997; CREMATION: 0; COMMENTS: ROUGH BOX; SOLD_TO: AssetID: cr6410; SECT_PLOT_GRAV: 3_234_3: PageNum: Plot: 234: CREMATION_: NO; SOLD: Shape__Area” 2.974609375; Shape__Length’ 7.317314271593861.

 

Percy Edward Garnett (husband of Ethel Monette Mitchell)

Manitoba Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1889-004086; Percy Garnett; date of birth: February 24, 1889; place of birth: Rural Municipality of South Cypress; mother: Sophia Down.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWKW-SD3 : 3 August 2016), Purcey Garnett, Cypress South, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148095.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVT-DXD : 18 March 2018), Percy Garnett in household of Sophia Garnett, Macdonald, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 8, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-8HNX : 16 March 2018), Percy Garnett, 1911; citing Census, Portage la Prairie Sub-Districts 1-51, Manitoba, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,668.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMGK-875 : 11 March 2018), Percy Garnet in household of Dixon Garnet, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 15, line 7; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,942.

Manitoba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1923-043177; Percy Edward Garnett and Ethel Monette Mitchell; place of marriage: Winnipeg; date of marriage: November 14, 1923.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-6387 : 13 December 2015), Percy Edward Garnett, ; Burial, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada, Hillside Cemetery; citing record ID 110579176, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/110579176: “Percy Edward Garnett; Birth: unknown; Death: 1964; Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Portage la Prairie, Portage la Prairie Census Division, Manitoba, Canada; Memorial ID: 110579176. Gravesite Details City of Portage la Prairie – Cemetery Search records.”

 

Alfred Mitchell (son of Alfred Thomas Mitchell)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-416 : 16 March 2018), Alfred Mitchell in entry for Alford Mitchell, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

1921 Canada Census; Alfred Mitchell in household of Alfred Mitchell, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 23; Census Place: Macdonald, Manitoba; Page Number: 22; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.