Kittson, Margaret
B: 1801
D: 1872
M: 25 Aug 1822, William Norman Bethune

FN: George Kittson
MN: Anne Tucker

Children of William Norman Bethune and Margaret Kittson:

1. John George Bethune

2. Norman William Bethune

3. Alexander Henry Bethune

4. Julia Anne Veronica Bethune

5. Angus Robert Bethune

6. Margaret Cecelia Victoria Bethune


Another source:

Children of William Bethune and Margaret Kittson:

John Bethune (Dean of Montreal and First Principal of McGill University)

Alexander Neil Bethune, Second Bishop of Toronto

James Bethune, fur trader, steamboat owner, and several wives of furtraders.

Norman William Bethune

Julia Anne Veronica Bethune

Margaret married Norman Bethune. Margaret's mother-in-law was Veronique Waddin Bethune a sister of Marguerite Waddin McKay McLoughlin. Julia Calcutt Kittson Henry lived the last 10 yrs of her life with Margaret (her eldest daughter) Norman Bethune's father was Rev. John Bethune. Bethune's trace their history to Robert Bethune Ist Lord of Bethune in 9th century France. A Canadian site has the story of one of their famous grand nephews.

Norman's eldest brother, Angus, also a fur trader (1783-1858), was the great grandfather of Henry Norman Bethune (1890-1939), Canadian physician and surgeon of China fame.

Norman's other brothers & sisters include

John, the Dean of Montreal and first principal of McGill University;

Alexander Neil, the second Bishop of Toronto;

James, another fur trader;

Donald, a steam boat owner and several wives of furtraders.

Norman William Bethune married George Kittson's eldest daughter, Margaret, 25th August 1822. They had six children John George, Norman William, Alexander Henry, Julia Anne Veronica, Angus Robert, and Margaret Cecelia Victoria. Margaret & Norman's son, Norman had a son, Kenneth Bethune who married Robert Kittson's granddaughter Ethelinde Kittson. Norman, Margaret's husband, died in Montreal July 27th, 1848 and Margaret who was born in 1801, died in 1872. One of their daughters, Julia, was married to Rev. Walter Stennet of Cobourg, Ontario.

Norman Bethune's father was Rev. John Bethune. Bethune's trace their history to Robert Bethune Ist Lord of Bethune in 9th century France. A Canadian site has the story of one of their famous grand nephews.

Norman's eldest brother, Angus, also a fur trader (1783-1858), was the great grandfather of Henry Norman Bethune (1890-1939), Canadian physician and surgeon of China fame.

Norman's other brothers & sisters include

John, the Dean of Montreal and first principal of McGill University;

Alexander Neil, the second Bishop of Toronto;

James, another fur trader;

Donald, a steam boat owner and several wives of fur traders.


Sources:

Ancestry.com for family genealogies

Kittson County Historical Society, Lake Bronson, MN, Cindy Adams

Roxanne Woodruff, Portland, OR