Group picture by Jos Kitchin, Walhalla, N.D.
|Title||Group picture by Jos Kitchin, Walhalla, N.D. |
|Date of Original||190-? |
|Creator||Kitchin, Joseph, 1868-1938|
|Creator Role||Photographer |
|Description||Group portrait with thirty men, women and children standing and sitting outside. The women have skirts and blouses on while most of the men have suits and hats on. In the background is a light pole, trees, and the corner of a building. |
|Subject (LCTGM)||Group portraits|
|Personal Name||Fitzsimonds, John Henry, 1849-1931|
Fitzsimonds, Eleanor Johnstone, 1853-1927
Chambers, Thomas, 1866-
Chambers, Mary Johnstone, 1878-
Fitzsimonds, Lena Fee
O'Keeffe, Mary Ellen Fitzsimonds
Johnstone, Maggie Fitzsimonds
Hoover, Francis Johnstone
Blair, Annie Johnstone
Dalzell, Minnie Howell
Howell, Nellie Reid
Pembina County (N.D.)
|Item Number||PCHS5087 |
|Format of Original||Photographic prints|
|Dimensions of Original||26 x 29 cm. |
|Transcription||"Mrs. Olson Cavalier, " "Starting Left to Right, Short man under lanfrost" and "P1034" -- Handwritten on back of photograph. |
Left to right, people standing in the back row: "James Fitzsimonds, Alex Fitzsimonds, Tom Chambers, Mrs. Alex (Lena Fee) Fitzsimonds, Robert Fitzsimonds, John Fitzsimonds, Mrs. John (Ellen Johnston) Fitzsimonds, Will Johnston, Mrs. William (Mary) Howell, Mrs. Fred (Minnie Howell) Dalzell [standing short girl in white dress], Robert (Long Bob) Johnston [standing in back with hat], Mrs. Maggie (Fitzsimonds) Johnston, Mrs. Lobb (Johnston), Matt Reid's daughter?, Mrs. Matt (Nellie Reid) Howell, [last women standing on right not listed. Front row, people sitting down, left to right]: Mrs. Tom (Mary Johnston) Chambers, Robert (Shorty) Johnston, Mrs. Arthur (Mary Ellen Fitzsimonds) O'Keeffe, William Lobb, William Howell, Percy Howell, Kate Fitzsimonds, Mrs. Wes (Frances Johnston) Hoover, Robert Howell, Annie Johnston, Wilbur Lobb, Mrs. Hannah Johnston, Reid Child??, Matt Reid"--Information handwritten on photocopy of photograph numbered and names listed according to numbers.
|Notes||Title created by staff. |
|Biography/History||"John Henry Fitzsimonds, son of Henry Fitzsimonds and Catherine Morrison was born at Ornstown, Quebec on Sept. 9, 1849. He was married to Eleanor Johnstone at Haliburton, Ont., and came in 1890 to farm in Hyde Park. Later they moved to the J.D. Gordon farm near Leroy. He was an active farmer raising potatoes, grain, horses, hogs and registered cattle and at one time operated 5 steam engine threshing machines. Mr. Fitzsimonds passed away in 1931 and his wife in 1927. Both are buried in the Hyde Park Cemetery. They were the parents of 7 children: Alex, Margaret (Mrs. Edgar Newell), James, William, Mary Ellen (Mrs. Arthur O'Keefe), Annie and Robert." |
"The John Johnstones were married in 1872 in Minden, Ontario, and came to the Hyde Park area in 1889 where they farmed. Mr. Johnstone died shortly after settling on the farm. Mrs. Johnstone passed away in 1932. Their children were Annie (Mrs. Wm. Blair), Mary (Mrs. Tom Chambers), Francis (Mrs. Wesley Hoover), Hannah, Alex, William, and Robert. Mr. And Mrs. Johnstone were buried in the Hyde Park Cemetery."
"Thomas Chambers was born in Ontario April 12, 1866. He married Mary Johnstone who was born in Ontario on November 7, 1878. They moved to Hyde Park in 1903 where Mr. Chambers was proprietor of the country store and post office until Rural Free Delivery was established by the government and mail was delivered by carrier from the Neche Post Office."
|Bibliographic Reference||Information from page 65, 66, 69 in the book, Proudly We Speak, A History of Neche, Bathgate, Bruce and Hyde Park. Printed in 1976, published by Neche/ Bathgate History Book Committee, Neche, N.D. |
|Repository Institution||Pembina County Historical Society|
|Repository Collection||Pembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection|
|Credit Line||Pembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5087) |
|Rights Management||Copyright status unknown. |
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
|Ordering Information||Pembina County Historical Society |
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address: email@example.com
|Grant||NHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08 |
|Digital ID||dmPCHS5087 |