Seeking information and or relatives of a Mrs Margaret Mitchell who moved to South Africa early 1900's and in 1955 resided at 117 Enfield Court, Highbrow, Johannesburg with possibly her daughert Marjorie. Also had a son Jack (who had just retired), wife Norrie with their son Peter just presenting Margaret with a great grandson. Margaret, Marjorie, Jack and wife were in the process of moving south to be near the sea. Margaret originally came from Warrnambool Victoria and was an aunt of my grandfather, Archie Mitchell. Margarets roots trace back to Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland.
Sorry to intrude have read your posting from 2011. I am from Warrnambool Victoria and my grandfather, Archibald Mitchell, born 1874, was dumped by his mum and raised as a brother to 14 other kids, all legally his aunts and uncles but raised as brothers and sisters. One of his sisters, Margaret Mitchell moved to South Africa in about 1900 (not sure of date) where her husband was employed as a supervisor for about 50 years. In a letter to my sister in 1955, Margaret mentions living with a Marjorie, and mentions a son Jack and a grandson Peter who had, with his wife, just presented her with a Great Grandson. At that time, Margaret and Marjorie were moving south to be near the sea. I have read a posting from a Ronald Mitchell to which you replied. He mentions Archibalds, Ronalds and Raymonds. In our Mitchell family over here we have Ronalds, Archibald and Raymonds. Our ancestors can be traced back to Kirkcudbrighshire, which is on the coast south of Glasgow, Scotland. I have attempted to contact Ronald Mitchell however his email has expired. Two things. Wondering if you are related or if you know of Margaret Mitchell and her descendants. Or if you can put me in contact with the Ronald Mitchell who posted the inquiry in 2011 to which you replied. Feel free to use my personal email of firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
The Mitchell brothers were rather close and I was fortunate to know them all. My grandfarther was Ross James Mitchell who was married to "Suzy" Mitchell nee Ainslie also from Knysna. The youngest brother, Raymond passed away some 2 years ago in Knysna and was the last living of their generation.
Thank you for responding. I am verry chuffed with this site. If my information is correct the there were two sons Jossie and Ivan. So where do you fit in? The information that I have is that Suzie and these two sons were living in Port Elizabeth untill recently. Please feel free to communicate with me via e-mail so that we can exchange info. I have a wedding photo of Ross&Suzie but am battling a bit to get it onto the site.