James Chatten
(Cir 1800-Bef 1836)
Mary Watson
(Abt 1802-)
George Chatten
(Cir 1824-1897)
Ann Box
(Cir 1825-1878)
John Chatten
(Cir 1850-1933)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Jane Morris

John Chatten

  • Born: Cir 1850, Barton Bendish, Norfolk
  • Marriage (1): Mary Jane Morris on 30 Oct 1878 in South Lynn, All Saints , Norfolk
  • Died: 31 Dec 1933, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada aged about 83
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bullet  General Notes:

Births Mar qtr 1850 Chatten John Downham 13 88 ?

1851 census Chalk Pit Road
Stephen Box age 73 Pentney, Norfolk Head Barton Bendish, Norfolk , occ pauper ag lab
Frances Box age 67 Tileny St John, Norfolk wife Barton Bendish, Norfolk
George Chatten age 26 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son-in-law Barton Bendish, Norfolk , occ ag lab
Ann Chatten age 26 Barton Bendish, Norfolk daughter Barton Bendish, Norfolk
Mary Ann Chatten age 2 Barton Bendish, Norfolk granddaughter Barton Bendish, Norfolk
John Chatten age 1 Barton Bendish, Norfolk grandson Barton Bendish, Norfolk
1851 census ho107 1830 645 18

1861 census Dairy House Road
George Chatten age 36 Barton Bendish, Norfolk Head Barton Bendish, Norfolk , occ ag lab
Ann Chatten age 36 Barton Bendish, Norfolk wife Barton Bendish, Norfolk
John Chatten age 11 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk, occ ag lab
Fanny Chatten age 9 Barton Bendish, Norfolk daughter Barton Bendish, Norfolk
Walter Chatten age 7 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk
Watson Chatten age 5 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk
George Chatten age 4 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk
James Chatten age 2 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk
Harry Chatten age 1 week Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk
Harriet Cooper age 24 Barton Bendish, Norfolk visitor Barton Bendish, Norfolk , occ nurse
Frances Box age 81 Barton Bendish, Norfolk Boarder Barton Bendish, Norfolk , farm labourers wife now in rec of parish relief
1861 census rg9 1261 83 20&21

1871 census 61 St Mary's Road
George Chatten age 47 Barton Bendish, Norfolk Head Barton Bendish, Norfolk, occ ag lab
Ann Chatten age 47 Barton Bendish, Norfolk wife Barton Bendish, Norfolk
John Chatten age 21 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk , occ fish hawker
Walter Chatten age 17 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk , occ ag lab
Watson Chatten age 15 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk , occ ag lab
George Chatten age 13 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk , occ ag lab
James Chatten age 11 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk
Harry Chatten age 10 Barton Bendish, Norfolk son Barton Bendish, Norfolk
Ann Chatten age 7 Barton Bendish, Norfolk daughter Barton Bendish, Norfolk
1871 census rg10 1868 81 13

Marriages Dec qtr 1878
Chatten John King's L 4b 914
Morris Mary Jane King's L 4b 914

30 Oct 1878 South Lynn All Saints
John Chatten, bachelor, gardener - Mary Jane Morris, spinster, both of full age both living on South Everard Street.
John's father is George Chatten, labourer
Mary Jane's father is James Morris, a grocer.
witnesses Frank Morris & Susannah Morris

1881 census Barton Bendish
John Chatton age 31 Barton, Norfolk Head Barton Bendish, Norfolk, occ groom
Mary Chatton age 21 Lynn, Norfolk wife Barton Bendish, Norfolk
Ethel Chatton age 2 Eastmoor, Norfolk daughter Barton Bendish, Norfolk
1881 census rg11 2006 75 15

1891 census entry
John Chatten age 41 Barton Bendish, Norfolk Head Longham Norfolk, occ farm yardman
Mary J Chatten age 31 Kings Lynn, Norfolk wife Longham Norfolk
Ethel A Chatten age 12 Eastlmoor, Norfolk Dau Longham Norfolk
Frank Chatten age 8 Eastlmoor, Norfolk son Longham Norfolk
George Chatten age 4 Longham, Norfolk son Longham Norfolk
Mable M Chatten age 2 Longham, Norfolk Dau Longham Norfolk
1891 census rg12 1555 61 5

1901 census
John Chatten age 51 Barton Bendish, Norfolk Head Wiveton Norfolk, occ yardman on farm
Jane Chatten age 41 Kings Lynn, Norfolk wife Wiveton Norfolk
Mabel Chatten age 12 Longham, Norfolk daughter Wiveton Norfolk
Alfred Broughton age 26 Itteringham, Norfolk Boarder Wiveton Norfolk
1901 census rg13 1878 6 4

John and Mary Jane Chatten emigrated to Canada in late 1910 to care for son George's baby and live in Amisk, Alberta

Canada 1911 census shows John and Mary Jane Chatten emigrated in 1911.

1911 Canada census shows John Chatten (58), Mary Jane (53), George (24) and Mabel May (22) reside in the Province of Alberta; District: Strathcona; District: 6; Sub-District: Alberta Township; Sub-District Number:3

John acquired a homestead just outside Amisk where he and Mary Jane took care of grand daughter Mabel Mae

OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS OBTAINED FROM ARCHIVES IN
EDMONTON in 2005

Application for Entry for a Homestead, a Pre-emption or a Purchased
Homestead.
2407792 Form No. 1
(1) John Chatten of Amisk, AB do hereby apply for an Entry for a
homestead under the provisions of Section....in that behalf of the
Dominion Lands Act, for the SE Quarter Section of Section Number 36
in Township 42, Range 8W of the 4th Meridian.

(2) I am a British subject by birth

(3) I am a citizen (or subject, as The case may be) of....but I declare that
is is my intention to become a British subject under the laws of Canada.

Signed by John Chatten on May 22

NOTE: Number of family including entrant give their ages
Male 58 Female 45 Total 2 people Country of Birth: England; Sub
Division of Country of Birth: Norwich; Last Place of Residence: Amisk;
Previous Occupation: farmer

Form B AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF AN APPLICATION FOR ENTRY
FOR A HOMESTEAD, A PRE-EMPTION OR A PURCHASED
HOMESTEAD April 20, 1914

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Title No. 54702 DOMINION LANDS
AND CROWN TIMBER OFFICE Red Deer, Alta, April, 13, 1915

"Referring to the application for patent which you have made for your
homestead, the South East quarter of Section 36, Township 4, Range 8, West of the 4th Meridian, I beg to say that as you have performed your residence duties with your son on the South East quarter of Section 20, Township 42, Range 7, West of the 4th Meridian, it will be Necessary for you to produce evidence of ownership by him of his land. This evidence should be in the shape of an Abstract of Title from the Registrar, Land Titles office at Edmonton.
Your obedient servant,

Agent Dominion Lands

In 1933 John became ill and his daughter Mabel and son-in-law Joe
(Godfrey) Collett took him to live with them at 416 20th St. W. in
Saskatoon. On December 31, 1933 at the age of 83, John died of
pneumonia. He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Saskatoon in
Block:103; Lot:13; Section S1/2; Grave # 7803; Funeral Homes:
Mckague. The funeral was arranged by G. Collett.

NO. 7803 DEATH CERTIFICATE

Interment Order Woodlawn Cemetery Saskatoon, Jan. 3, 1934
Superintendent Woodlawn Cemetery.
Please prepare gave for an Adult with provision for second interment,
adult or child, in case charges so indicate, in Block 103 Lot 13 Section
S.1/2 M G. City Clerk

Name of Deceased: John Chatten; Date of Death: Dec. 31; Sex: male;
Age 83; Occupation: Farmer; Marriage State: widower; Where Born
England; Where died: 416 20th St. W.; Cause of Death: Senility; Name
of Physician: Dr. Zivos; Religious Denomination: United; Name of
Applicant: G. Collett; Address: 416 20th St. W.; Occupation: Textile
Weaving Store; Relationship to Deceased, if any: Son-in-law

Charges
Single Grave $8
Opening $8
Interment fee $1
Total $17 Total paid per Treasurer's Receipt No.
Undertaker: McKagues Funeral Home

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bullet  Documentary notes:

1. Occupation: Groom in 1881, yardman on farm in 1901.

2. Listed on 1851 census: Listed on 1851 census.

3. Listed on 1881 census: Listed on 1881 census.

4. Listed on 1901 census: Listed on 1901 census.


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John married Mary Jane Morris on 30 Oct 1878 in South Lynn, All Saints , Norfolk. (Mary Jane Morris was born circa 1860 in Lynn, Norfolk and died in 1925 in Amisk, Alberta, Canada.)


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