Joseph BARNECUTT

246. Joseph BARNECUTT, son of Joseph BARNECUTT and Susanna MITCHELL, was born on 17 April 1888 in St Cleer.

Joseph appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 aged 2. She was living with his father Joseph [40] a Tin Miner and mother Susanna [34] in Common Moor, St Cleer. Also, in the household was his half siblings William C [19] a Tin Miner and Richard [12] and Mary [8] a Scholar and his sister Lucy [7] a Scholar.

Joseph appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 aged 12 at this time he was a Scholar. He was living with his mother Susanna [43] and brother George [7] a Scholar at Common Moor, St Cleer, Liskeard.

It is probable that Joseph arrived in Montreal, Canada on 19 June 1907 on the ship Kensington, sailing from Liverpool, England. He then at some point proceeded to Ironwood, Michigan, USA apparently his final destination.

During the 1910 census of United States Joseph aged 21 a Miner was boarding with his brother in law William Brown [28] a Pump Man in an Iron Mine and sister Lucy [24] at 308 East Bonnil Street, Ironwood Ward 8, Gogebic, Michigan, USA. In the household with them was his half brother in law John Langson [40], brother George [19] and boarders Bart Hodge [20] and Charles Bassett [30]. (Census Place: Ironwood Ward 8, Gogebic, Michigan; Roll: T624_647; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 0084)

Joseph married Matilda Helen MITCHELL on 13 December 1910 in Bessemer, Gogebic, Michigan, USA.

Matilda Helen MITCHELL, was born about 1891 in Michigan, USA.

During the census on 1 April 1930 Joseph aged 41 whose occupation was Miner and Matilda [36] were living at 201 South Range Street, Ironwood, Gogebic, Michigan, USA. Living with them were their children Minnie C [17], Phyllis [17], Joseph [13], Alice [11], Lucille [9], Lilly [6] and Evelyn [2 months]. (Census Place: Ironwood, Gogebic, Michigan; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0019;)

During the census on 1 April 1940 Joseph aged 51 who was a Miner and Mathilda [45] were living in South Range Street, Ironwood. Living with them was their daughters Alice [21], Lucille [19], Lillian [16] and Evelyn [10]. (https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=USC/1940/1621562809)

From the Ironwood Daily Globe (Thursday 23 July 1942):

Newspaper cutting: 23 July 1942

Joseph died on 21 November 1975 in Bessemer.

Matilda Helen MITCHELL and Joseph BARNECOTT had the following children:

+592 Minnie C 1913 +593 Phyllis May 1915
+594 Joseph 1916 +595 Alice 1919
+596 Lucille 1921 +597 Lily 1924
+598 Evelyn 1930