John Thomas Hitchings1,2

M, #40041, b. circa 1869, d. 24 January 1947
Last Edited24 Oct 2019
     John married Edith (?).1 He was born circa 1869 at England.3,2
     He died on 24 January 1947 in a local hospital at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.2
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Herbert Hitchings, Wilson Hitchings, Gilbert Hitchings, Wilfred Hitchings, Norman Hitchings, Grace Ewen and Mrs. J. Thompson.2
     John Hitchings of Asquith P.O. was listed as next-of-kin on his son Gilbert's conscription papers; joining the 1st Depot Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment.4
     John Hitchings immigrated on 17 April 1912 to St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, from Liverpool, England aboard the "Montrose." They had booked passage on the Titanic, but it was overbooked so they sailed on another ship. Their stated destination was Asquith, where he would farm. The Asquith history states that Gilbert came with them, but he is included with his mother in an August passenger list., accompanied by Herbert and Edith.1,3
     The following obituary appeared StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 27 January 1947:
HITCHINGS
     THE DEATH OF MR. John Thoma Hitchings, aged 78 years, of Asquith, Sask.. occurred in a Saskatoon hospital on Friday, January 21. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 25, at 1.30 pm. from the Baptist Church, Asquith, conducted by Rev Mr. Jenkins. Park Funeral Chapel in charge. Surviving are five sons, Herbert of Warman, Wilson of Saskatoon, Gilbert, Wilfred and Norman of Asquith; two daughters. Mrs. Grace Ewen of Asquith, and Mrs. J. Thompson of Bounty, Sask., and one sister In England. Mr. Hitchings had resided in the Asquith district for the past 33 years.2



     In the obituary of Wilfred Lionel Owens who died 22 March 1987, his father, John Hitchings was listed as predeceased.5

Family

Edith (?)
Marriage*John married Edith (?).1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 158f: John Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S9752] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 27 Jan 1947, Page 14, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: John Thomas Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S2009] Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 , Library and Archives Canada (LAC), Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935; "This database provides indexed access to images of passenger lists from Library and Archives Canada, Department of Employment and Immigration fonds"; cited as "Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935., John Hitchings with Edith, and H.
  4. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service File (large PDF): Private Gilbert Thomas Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  5. [S9751] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Mar 1987, Page 29, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Wilfred Lionel Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Edith (?)1

F, #40042
Last Edited29 Mar 2020
     Edith married John Thomas Hitchings.1
     Mrs. Hutchings (sic) was included on a passenger manifest for the "Royal Edward" from Bristol, England dated 28 August 1912 arriving at Montréal, Québec, Canada, accompanied by her children Gilbert, Gladys, Grace, Wilson and Wilfred. They were joining her husband at Asquith, Saskatchewan where he was a farmer.1,2
     In the obituary of Wilfred Lionel Owens who died 22 March 1987, his mother, Edith Hitchings was listed as predeceased.3

Family

John Thomas Hitchings b. c 1869, d. 24 Jan 1947
Children

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 158f: John Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S2009] Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 , Library and Archives Canada (LAC), Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935; "This database provides indexed access to images of passenger lists from Library and Archives Canada, Department of Employment and Immigration fonds"; cited as "Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935., Mrs. John Hutchings (sic), with her children: Gilbert (19) , Gladys (12), Grace (10), William (6) and Wilfred (3).
  3. [S9751] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Mar 1987, Page 29, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Wilfred Lionel Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Clara May Whiteman1,2

F, #40043, b. 19 May 1907, d. 16 September 1978
Father*(?) Whiteman4
Mother*Candace Lorena Rose3
Last Edited24 Oct 2019
     She was born on 19 May 1907 at Brookdale, RM of North Cypress, Manitoba, Canada.3,2 Clara married Gilbert Thomas Hitchings on 17 September 1923 at Asquith, RM of Loganton, Northwest Territories (Saskatchewan), Canada.1,2
     She died on 16 September 1978 in a local hospital at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 71.2
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary.2      Clara May Whiteman was buried on 20 September 1978 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.5,2
     In 1959, Clara and Gilbert moved from their Asquith distrct farm to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.6
     In the obituary of Cynthia Laurena Whiteman who died 9 December 1963, her sister Clara May, Mrs. G. Hitchings of Saskatoon, was listed as a survivor.7
     In the obituary of Gilbert Thomas Hitchings who died 8 October 1967, his wife, Clara May Hitchings was listed as a survivor.6
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 19 September 1978.2

Family

Gilbert Thomas Hitchings b. 16 May 1894, d. 8 Oct 1967
Marriage*Clara married Gilbert Thomas Hitchings on 17 September 1923 at Asquith, RM of Loganton, Northwest Territories (Saskatchewan), Canada.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 158f: John Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S9741] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 19 Sep 1978, Page 29, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Clara May Hitchings née Whiteman. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S817] Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency, Manitoba Vital Statistics (Winnipeg, MB: Vital Statistics Agency), Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency - Genealogy Search page, Clara May Whiteman. Hereinafter cited as Manitoba Vital Statistics.
  4. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).
  5. [S256] Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Internet Site , unknown repository, Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Alphabetical Interment pages; "This index gives the name, grave number, Block/Plot/Section id and date of death"; cited as "Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon., Page containing burial information for surname: Hitchings.
  6. [S9742] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 10 Oct 1967, Page 34, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Gilbert Thomas Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  7. [S9753] Deaths: Mills, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 12 Dec 1963, Page 32, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Cynthia Laurena Mills née Whiteman. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Candace Lorena Rose1

F, #40044
Last Edited24 Oct 2019
     Candace married (?) Whiteman.2

Family

(?) Whiteman
Children

Citations

  1. [S817] Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency, Manitoba Vital Statistics (Winnipeg, MB: Vital Statistics Agency), Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency - Genealogy Search page, Clara May Whiteman. Hereinafter cited as Manitoba Vital Statistics.
  2. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).

Grace Hitchings1

F, #40056, b. 13 February 1901, d. 5 June 1988
Father*John Thomas Hitchings1 b. c 1869, d. 24 Jan 1947
Mother*Edith (?)1,2
Last Edited27 Oct 2019
     Grace married Jack Ewen.1 She was born on 13 February 1901 at England.3 Alternatively, she was born circa 1902 since she was listed as being 10 on the passenger list when they immigrated to Canada.4
     She died on 5 June 1988 at her home at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 87.3
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Predeceased: Jack Ewen.3      Grace Ewen was buried on 9 June 1988 at Asquith Cemetery, RM of Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada.3
     She was found on a passenger list for the "Royal Edward" from Bristol, England with her mother dated 28 August 1912.1,2
     In the obituary of John Thomas Hitchings who died 24 January 1947, his daughter, Grace Ewen of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.5
     In the obituary of Norman Hitchings who died 21 August 1975, his sister, Grace Ewen of Asquith, was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Wilson George Hitchings who died 21 April 1987, his sister, Grace Ewen of Saskatoon, was listed as a survivor.7
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 7 June 1988.3

Family

Jack Ewen
Marriage*Grace married Jack Ewen.1 

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 158f: John Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S2009] Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 , Library and Archives Canada (LAC), Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935; "This database provides indexed access to images of passenger lists from Library and Archives Canada, Department of Employment and Immigration fonds"; cited as "Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935., Mrs. John Hutchings (sic), with her children: Gilbert (19) , Gladys (12), Grace (10), William (6) and Wilfred (3).
  3. [S9749] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 07 Jun 1988, Page 31, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Grace Ewen née Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S2009] "Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935", online Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935: Mrs. John Hutchings, with her children: Gilbert (19) , Gladys (12), Grace (10), William (6) and Wilfred (3).
  5. [S9752] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 27 Jan 1947, Page 14, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: John Thomas Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  6. [S9748] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 23 Aug 1975, Page 26, column2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Norman Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  7. [S9743] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Apr 1987, Page 31, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Wilson "Bill" George Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Herbert Hitchings1

M, #40058, b. circa 1893, d. 24 June 1963
Father*John Thomas Hitchings1 b. c 1869, d. 24 Jan 1947
Mother*Edith (?)1
Last Edited27 Mar 2020
     He was born circa 1893 at England.2 Herbert married Elizabeth May Hallett.1,3
     He died on 24 June 1963 at Saskatchewan, Canada.4      Herbert Hitchings was buried on 28 June 1963 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.4
     He immigrated with his father, John Hitchings on 17 April 1912 to St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, from Liverpool, England aboard the "Montrose." They had booked passage on the Titanic, but it was overbooked so they sailed on another ship. Their stated destination was Asquith, where he would farm. The Asquith history states that Gilbert came with them, but he is included with his mother in an August passenger list.1,2
     In the obituary of John Thomas Hitchings who died 24 January 1947, his son, Herbert Hitchings of Warman, was listed as a survivor.5
     In the obituary of Wilfred Lionel Owens who died 22 March 1987, his brother, Herbert Hitchings was listed as predeceased.6
     In the obituary of Wilson George Hitchings who died 21 April 1987, his brother, Herbert Hitchings was listed as predeceased.7

Family

Elizabeth May Hallett b. 20 Mar 1893
Marriage*Herbert married Elizabeth May Hallett.1,3 

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 158f: John Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S2009] Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 , Library and Archives Canada (LAC), Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935; "This database provides indexed access to images of passenger lists from Library and Archives Canada, Department of Employment and Immigration fonds"; cited as "Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935., John Hitchings with Edith, and H.
  3. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, Asquith Record, Page 149f: Alvin Hallett.
  4. [S9750] Funerals: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 27 Jun 1963, Page 24, column 3, Funeral: Herbert John Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  5. [S9752] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 27 Jan 1947, Page 14, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: John Thomas Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  6. [S9751] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Mar 1987, Page 29, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Wilfred Lionel Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  7. [S9743] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Apr 1987, Page 31, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Wilson "Bill" George Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Edith Hitchings1

F, #40059, b. circa 1894
Father*John Thomas Hitchings1 b. c 1869, d. 24 Jan 1947
Mother*Edith (?)1
Last Edited26 Oct 2019
     She was born circa 1894 at England.2 Edith married James W Thompson possibly in Saskatoon or the RM of Park on 5 October 1914 at Saskatchewan, Canada.3,1
     Edith Hitchings immigrated with her father, John Hitchings on 17 April 1912 to St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, from Liverpool, England aboard the "Montrose." They had booked passage on the Titanic, but it was overbooked so they sailed on another ship. Their stated destination was Asquith, where he would farm. The Asquith history states that Gilbert came with them, but he is included with his mother in an August passenger list.1,2
     In the obituary of John Thomas Hitchings who died 24 January 1947, his daughter Edith, Mrs. J. Thompson of Bounty, was listed as a survivor.4
     In the obituary of Wilfred Lionel Owens who died 22 March 1987, his sister, Edith Thompson was listed as predeceased.5
     In the obituary of Wilson George Hitchings who died 21 April 1987, his sister, Edith Thompson was listed as predeceased.6

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 158f: John Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S2009] Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 , Library and Archives Canada (LAC), Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935; "This database provides indexed access to images of passenger lists from Library and Archives Canada, Department of Employment and Immigration fonds"; cited as "Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935., John Hitchings with Edith, and H.
  3. [S9754] Thompson--Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 06 Oct 1914, Page 6, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Wedding: Thompson--Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S9752] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 27 Jan 1947, Page 14, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: John Thomas Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  5. [S9751] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Mar 1987, Page 29, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Wilfred Lionel Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  6. [S9743] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Apr 1987, Page 31, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Wilson "Bill" George Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Gladys Hitchings1

F, #40060, b. circa 1900, d. 1918
Father*John Thomas Hitchings1 b. c 1869, d. 24 Jan 1947
Mother*Edith (?)1,2
Last Edited27 Oct 2019
     Gladys married John Paul.1 She was born circa 1900 at England.3
     She died in 1918 at Saskatchewan, Canada.1
     Gladys Hutchings (sic) was found on a passenger list for the "Royal Edward" from Bristol, England with her mother dated 28 August 1912.1,2
     In the obituary of Wilfred Lionel Owens who died 22 March 1987, his sister, Gladys Paul was listed as predeceased.4
     In the obituary of Wilson George Hitchings who died 21 April 1987, his sister, Gladys Paul was listed as predeceased.5

Family

John Paul

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 158f: John Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  2. [S2009] Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 , Library and Archives Canada (LAC), Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935; "This database provides indexed access to images of passenger lists from Library and Archives Canada, Department of Employment and Immigration fonds"; cited as "Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935., Mrs. John Hutchings (sic), with her children: Gilbert (19) , Gladys (12), Grace (10), William (6) and Wilfred (3).
  3. [S2009] "Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935", online Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935: Mrs. John Hutchings, with her children: Gilbert (19) , Gladys (12), Grace (10), William (6) and Wilfred (3).
  4. [S9751] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Mar 1987, Page 29, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Wilfred Lionel Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  5. [S9743] Deaths: Hitchings, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 24 Apr 1987, Page 31, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Wilson "Bill" George Hitchings. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.