Nettie Bell Coleman

ID # 227, (1867-1927)
FatherAndrew Coleman (1821-1873)
MotherIsabella Templeton (1827-1905)
BirthNettie Bell Coleman was born on 19 February 1867 at Troy, Ontario. 
MarriageShe married George Hunt Mitchell on 5 September 1889 at George Clark residence, Troy, Ontario.

Source: Marriage reg. 012987-89 Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co.
George Hunt Mitchell, 25, bachelor, farmer, Methodist. Born Ancaster, residing Brantford Twp. Parents Robert Mitchell and Sarah J. Ashbury.
Nettie Bell Coleman, 22, spinster. Methodist. Born and residing Beverly Twp. Parents Andrew Coleman and Sarah Templeton.
Witnesses Albert E. Mitchell of Brantford and Helen Ironside of Beverly.
On September 25, 1889, at the residence of George Clark (Nettie's step father), Troy PO, Beverly. (George ran the general store and was the postmaster.)
Clergyman Rev. W. M. Teeple.
 
DeathShe died on 1 May 1927 at St. Catharines, Ontario, at age 60. 
BurialShe was buried on 4 May 1927 at Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines, Ontario. 
NoteNettie's death and burial information is from the Brantford Expositor issue 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 should be mentioned as it could cause some confusion.

001287-88 Brant County
Hedley Shaw , 23 , miller , Glanford Twp., Brantford Twp., parents Thomas and Maria J., married Nettie Mitchell , 20 , Ancaster Twp., Brantford Twp., parents Robert & Sarah J. Mitchell , witn: George Mitchell of Langford & Nettie Coleman of Troy on 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. 

Children of Nettie Bell Coleman and George Hunt Mitchell

Last Edited26 Jun 2016