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AGNES Effie Fortune Hunter

AGNES Effie Fortune Hunter

Female 1884 - 1976  (91 years)

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  • Name AGNES Effie Fortune Hunter  [1, 2
    Born 18 May 1884  Bishopton, Renfrew, Scot Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Feb 1976  Vancouver, B.C. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I225  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2017 

    DNA Tests  mtDNA-263187 Living

    Father WILLIAM Robert Hunter,   b. 3 Feb 1855, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1891, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother MARY Creighton Bell,   b. 10 Dec 1855, Graitney Junction, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1916, 42 Ashlay St, Dundee, Scot Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 May 1878  Wamphray, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ROBERT Russell,   b. 9 Dec 1882, Dundee, Angus, Scot Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1944, Powell River, B.C., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1909  St. Paul's Episc, Dundee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ronald Robert Russell,   b. 27 Nov 1910, Carshalton,Surrey,London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1963, Powell River, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
     2. Winifred Joyce Russell,   b. 7 Apr 1913, 75 Bexhill Rd, Crofton Park (Lewisham), London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1950, Oakland, Alameda Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
     3. Violet Joyce Russell,   b. 8 Aug 1923, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1954, Santa Rosa, Sonoma Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 May 1884 - Bishopton, Renfrew, Scot Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Apr 1909 - St. Paul's Episc, Dundee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Feb 1976 - Vancouver, B.C. Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Agnes Russell
    Agnes Russell
    Agnes Russell c. 1909
    Agnes Hunter & Captain Robert Russell
    Agnes Hunter & Captain Robert Russell
    Agnes (Ethel) Russell & Robert Russell c 1910
    Agnes Hunter
    Agnes Hunter
    Ron Russell, Agnes "Ethel" Hunter Russell (Nana) and Winnie Russell c 1916
    Robert, Ron, Joy, Winnie and Agnes (Ethel)
    Robert, Ron, Joy, Winnie and Agnes (Ethel)
    Robert, Ron, Joy, Winnie and Agnes (Ethel). The Russell Family, Powell River, B.C., Canada, Dec. 1936.
    Agnes Russell
    Agnes Russell
    Agnes "Nana" Russell, c 1940
    Agnes 'Ethel' Russell
    Agnes "Ethel" Russell
    Maggie Robina (Ina) Hunter, Agnes Effie Fortune "Ethel" Russell (Hunter), Glenda Waugh & Catherine (Kit) Hunter. Oakland, California, 1951
    Jeff Waugh & Agnes Hunter
    Jeff Waugh & Agnes Hunter
    Jeff Waugh & Ethel Agnes Hunter "Nana" Russell, c 1955
    Agnes Ethel Hunter Russell
    Agnes Ethel Hunter Russell
    Agnes Ethel Hunter Russell. Mother's Day, 1964.

  • Notes 
    • 1901 census: living with mother and sisters in Dundee. Occupation: restaurant waitress. Agnes started going by the name Ethel, a name she used all of her adult life. She emigrated to Canada with her two daughters in 1929 on the Montrain. Her husband was the captain of the Montrose which also arrived in Canada in 1929. They traveled to Powell River, where her husband had already bought a house. Her son, Ron had emigrated a few years earlier to play soccer in Power River.
      1911 census: Carshalton, England, near Croyden, living with son Ron (5 months old). Husband was enumerated on SS Harbarton. Mother and sisters lived in same city.
      Ethel moved to California in Jan 1953 as a permanent resident. She was going to live in Boonville, CA with her daughter and son-in-law.. She lived in California for about two years, then returned to Powell River.

      Ethel played the piano. Her favorite piece to play was Scotland the Brave.

      Ethel lost her sight due to glaucoma when she was about 85. She lived in a rest home in Vancouver until her death in 1976.

      Ethel was about 5'1" with blue eyes.

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).

    2. [S101] U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1825-1960, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Lehi, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Blaine, Washington, 1924-1956; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787 - 2004; Record Group Number: 85; Series Number: 26750.