Birch, Henry Birchfield Swabey

Birth Name Birch, Henry Birchfield Swabey 1a
Gender male
Age at Death 90 years, 2 months, 18 days

Narrative

Sympathy is extended to the family of the late Swabey Birch, Port Hill, in their sad bereavement. Mr. Birch's funeral... 1955

Being a man of bright, witty and forceful disposition, his home was the centre of attraction for young and old and on many occations his services were required to perform duties in which his efficiency was needed.

...thirteen children, seven sons and six daughters
Mrs. Arthur Conlon (Winnie) Lloydminister, Sask
Mrs. George Nisbet (Ella) Portland, Maine
Mrs. G. A. Coles (Agnes) Summerside
Mrs W. P Newcombe (Ruby) Port Hill
Mrs Thomas Nisbet (Lucy) Tyne Valley
Mrs. Otis Noyes (Martha) Plattsburt, NY
Wyman, Summerside
Sydney, Birch Hill
Harry and Thomas, Aberdeen, Sask
Cecil, Amherst, NS
Laurie, at home"

Guardian 1955 September 22 page 11

 

 

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth May 17, 1865 Port Hill, Lot 13, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada   1b
Death August 4, 1955 Prince Edward Island, Canada    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Birch, ThomasOctober 15, 1814January 29, 1894
Mother Ellis, AgnesJune 18, 1826February 1, 1909
    Brother     Birch, William Louis Lewis February 9, 1848 May 6, 1908
    Brother     Birch, James Edward July 29, 1849 December 6, 1941
    Brother     Birch, Edmund Henry March 1, 1851 April 30, 1944
    Sister     Birch, Sarah Jane March 27, 1853 1953
    Sister     Birch, Eliza Catherine October 3, 1856 January 10, 1943
    Sister     Birch, Susannah about 1858 December 10, 1859
    Sister     Birch, Letitia Caroline March 5, 1859 January 12, 1871
    Brother     Birch, David Ramsay January 14, 1861 July 11, 1933
    Brother     Birch, John Albert February 14, 1863 January 23, 1908
         Birch, Henry Birchfield Swabey May 17, 1865 August 4, 1955
    Brother     Birch, Dionysius April 11, 1867 April 11, 1867
    Brother     Birch, Robert Ellis April 11, 1867 April 11, 1867
    Sister     Birch, Damaris Louisa Annie August 18, 1869 January 30, 1954

Families

Family of Birch, Henry Birchfield Swabey and Burrows, Bertha Johnstone

Married Wife Burrows, Bertha Johnstone ( * July 6, 1866 + February 4, 1938 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage July 17, 1888 Summerside, Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada married by Benjamin Chappell  
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Birch, John WymanNovember 30, 18881967
Birch, Sydney BurrowsFebruary 9, 18901975
Birch, Mary WinifredDecember 23, 1891May 1985
Birch, Henry Birchfield Swaby HarryJanuary 20, 18931966
Birch, Bertha EllaNovember 9, 1894December 4, 1985
Birch, Thomas FranklinFebruary 9, 18971990
Birch, Caroline AgnesOctober 14, 1898April 4, 1991
Birch, Ruby IsabelMay 20, 19002002
Birch, CecilJuly 10, 19061981
Birch, Edmund RalphMay 3, 1908April 6, 1927
Birch, Martha Annie R. N.April 28, 1910June 13, 2004

Source References

  1. 1901 Census of Canada
      • Source text:

        Birth date: 1864 Birth place: Pe Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Lot (township/canton) 13, Prince (west/ouest), Prince Edward Island, Canada

      • Source text:

        Birth date: 1864 Birth place: Pe Residence date: 1901 Residence place: Lot (township/canton) 13, Prince (west/ouest), Prince Edward Island, Canada