Fonds 1994.93, 2006.17 - WITHERSPOON FAMILY fonds

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CA CPA 1994.93, 2006.17

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  • 1992 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records
1 b&w copy of wedding photograph of Mary Jane Fitzsimmons & Hugh Hilton Davidson ; 9 x 13 cm

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Shirley Joan (Fitzsimmons) Witherspoon (1929-) compiled a history of her family, focussing on the descendants of William James Witherspoon (1841-1895) who live in the original homestead in the Ingelow district of Manitoba. She was born in the Rural Municipality of North Cypress, Manitoba. Her parents were Harriet Mabel (Robinson) and Alonzo Fitzsimmons. She married farmer James Walker Witherspoon (1925-) in 1948 and they had children Gary Walker (1950-), Terri Dawn (1952), and Debra Leigh (1954-). Further biographical information is unknown.

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Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1994 by Shirley Witherspoon of Carberry Plains, and by Ernest & Betty Preston, Mrs. Preston being the granddaughter of Mary Jane Fitzsimmons.

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Fonds consists of a photocopied genealogy, which was compiled in 1992; photocopies of birth and marriage certificates of Mary Jane Fitzsimmons, 1 copy of a photograph of the wedding of Mary Jane Fitzsimmons and Hugh Hilton Davidson, and two segments of genealogy records of Mary Jane Fitzsimmons' family.

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