Nettie Bell Coleman1

ID # 227, (1867-1927)
Nettie Bell Coleman|b. 19 Feb 1867\nd. 1 May 1927|p227.htm|Andrew Coleman|b. 6 Dec 1821\nd. 16 Oct 1873|p82.htm|Isabella Templeton|b. 1827\nd. 2 May 1905|p128.htm|William Coleman|b. 5 Oct 1792\nd. 7 May 1873|p41.htm|Catherine Jones|b. 31 Aug 1798\nd. 13 Nov 1860|p46.htm|||||||

Granddaughter of Catherine Jones.
Descendants of Catherine Jones & William Coleman
     Nettie Bell Coleman was born on 19 February 1867 at Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 She was the daughter of Andrew Coleman and Isabella Templeton.1 She married George Hunt Mitchell on 5 September 1889 at Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 She died on 1 May 1927 at St. Catharines, Ontario, at age 60.1 She was buried on 4 May 1927 at Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines, Ontario.1 The Ontario marriage registration for George and Nettie is 012987-89.

Nettie's death and burial information is from the Brantford Expositorissue of May 3, 1927, page 6, column 7.

About a year before their marriage, George and Nettie were witnesses at the marriage of George's sister Nettie. This shown below and shouldbe mentioned as it could cause some confusion.

001287-88 ( Brant Co) Hedley SHAW , 23 , miller , Glanford Twp., Brantford Twp., s/o Thomas & Maria J., married Nettie MITCHELL , 20 , Ancaster Twp., Brantford Two., d/o Robert & Sarah J. MITCHELL , witn: George MITCHELL of Langford & Nettie COLEMAN of Troy , 4 April 1888 at Brantford Twp.

At the time of the 1911 census, George and Nettie are living St. Catharines at 43 Niagara Street. Names and ordering of births is from the 1901 and 1911 censuses.

In the May 2nd, 1927, edition of the St. Catharines Standard the following connections are mentioned:

Mitchell, George H. (husband)
Darker, Geo. H. Mrs. (daughter)
Bradley, L. T. Mrs. (daughter)
Mitchell, Mildred (daughter)
Mitchell, Cyril (son)
Coleman, Frank (brother)

The following is also noted:

She was a well known and highly respected resident of the city
She was born in Troy, Ontario and was a member of one of the pioneering families of that area
Funeral from the family residence, 1 1/2 Edmund St.1

Last Edited=20 Apr 2008

Children of Nettie Bell Coleman and George Hunt Mitchell


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.