Memorable Manitobans: Daniel “Dan” Kitchen (1865-1930)
Born in England on 26 March 1865, he came to Canada in 1883 and worked as a bricklayer and building contractor at Souris for many years. He and wife Margaret Scott Brown (1870-?) had three children: Miriam Brown Kitchen (1892-?, wife of Olof Larson), Hubert Daniel Kitchen, and Earnest Whiteley “Ernie” Kitchen (1904-?). He was an honorary life member of the Manitoba Curling Association. He died at Souris on 20 January 1930 and was buried in the Souris-Glenwood Cemetery.
Some of his construction works in Manitoba included:
1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“250 completed stores in west firm’s program,” Winnipeg Tribune, 21 September 1929, page 32.
“Dan Kitchen of Souris died today following very brief illness,” Brandon Sun, 20 January 1930, page 15.
Obituary (Hubert Daniel Kitchen), Winnipeg Free Press, 7 November 1966, page 34.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 16 December 2022