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Hugill, Joseph
B: 08 Oct 1856, Penrith, Cumberland County, England
D: 31 Aug 1920
M: 08 Apr 1882, Mary Rachel Davidson. Marriage solemnized in S. Michael's Church in the Parish of Addingham in the County of Cumberland by Rev. Thomas. Gott Livingston. It has been indicated that Mary was b. 17 Sep 1860 and baptised 01 Jan 1866. Mary's residence has been shown as Hunsonby, England. The text of Rev. Livingston's handwritten letter is shown below courtesy of Maurice Hugill. Mary d. 1947.

FN: John Hugill
MN: Unknown

Children of Joseph Hugill and Mary Rachel Davidson:

1. Rachel Hugill
B: 30 Jun 1883, Chatham, Ontario
D: 04 Oct 1969
M: 22 Oct 1902, Jack Alexander d. 1947

2. Joseph Hugill, Jr.
B: 30 July 1885
D: 08 Jun 1974, almost 90 years old
M: 15 Jun 1915, Elsie Roger d. in the early 30's

3. Thomas Hugill
B: 30 Jul or 26 Jun 1887
D: 23 Mar 1973
M: 20 Mar 1920, Annie Younggren

4. Annie Hugill
B: 12 Jan 1890, Granville Township, Kittson County
D: 08 Jan 1989
M: 22 May 1927, Henry Victor (Vic) Herron d. 1962

5. George Edward Hugill
B: 15 Mar 1894
D: 28 May 1975
M: 29 Aug 1920, Amelia Diamond

6. Percy Hugill
B: 01 Jul 1896
M: 25 Nov 1920, Florance Newell

7. Robert Hugill
B: 04 Mar 1900
D: 09 Jan 1966
M: 23 Jul 1923, Alma Hjeldness

8. Franklyn (Roy) Hugill
B: 06 Jul 1902
D: Nov 1961
M: 1927-29, Helen Lilnk


BELL, ROBERT (of Beck Mill)
B: 1792
D: 20 Nov 1875 (Saturday)
M: Rachel Unknown (of Ellercow) b. 1835 d. 18 Mar 1887 Age 52. Interred in Addingham
Churchyard, 23 Mar 1887.

BELL, WILLIAM (of Ellercow)
B: 1818
D: 27 Aug 1878
M: Rachel Unknown

William Bell and Rachel Unknown Family:
1. Margaret Bell
M: Joseph Davidson (There is a card in Hugill Family Bible showing a Mary Davidson, of Skirwith, who died 24 Feb 1875 at age 71) Having been born circa 1804, maybe she is Mother of Joseph?

Margaret Bell and Joseph Davidson Family:
1. Mary Rachel Davidson
B: 17 Sep1860
C: 01 Jan 1866 Solemnized in the Parish of Addingham in the County of Cumberland by
E. Brown, Vicar.
M: 08 Apr 1882 Joseph Hugill, Jr. b. 08 Oct 1856


Maurice Hugill indicated that Joseph and May (spelling difficult to read) were Mary Davidson's parents but she was raised by her Aunt and Uncle as her Mother died at birth. She was 5 1/2 years old at this time but maybe she was younger than she claimed.

Joseph Yougle (English version of Hugill at that time) was 26 and Mary Rachel Davidson was 21 at the time of their marriage which was witnessed by John Davidson and Sarah Ann Farrer.

Beginning Quote

To any Clergyman in communion with the Church of England to whom these presents shall come.

Reverend and Dear Sir,

I desire herewith to commend to your pastoral care, and brotherly good offices

Joseph Yougle* and

Mary Rachel Davidson

from the Parish of Addingham in the County of Cumberland and Diocese of Carlisle, who
are about to settle in the Dominion of Canada, who were this day married by me in the Parish Church.

And I certify that they have both borne good characters in this Parish.

Signed: Thomas Gott Livingston, M. A.

Vicar of Addingham

Dated this 8th day of April 1882.

End Quote

* England's version of Hugill name at that time.

A few days after they were married, they sailed for America and settled in Chatham, Ontario, Canada. In April, 1885, they moved to Kittson County and first settled on the Eph Arnold Place in Section 25 in Clow Township.

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