Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian genealogy of Alaska

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  • ID: I21178
  • Name: John Edward BORBRIDGE
  • Given Name: John Edward
  • Surname: Borbridge
  • Suffix: Sr.
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 4E958464BBA14FBDB32A8046884830F3C9B8
  • Change Date: 19 OCT 2013
  • Note:
    This individual was identified by the death certificate of June Margaret Morrison, Alaska Vital Statistics, 1948.

    David Williams reviewed a marriage certificate dated 31 Jan 1926; John Borbridge a 29 year old Alaska native laborer from Juneau, AK married Minnie Knudson, a 21 year old Alaska native merchant from Juneau.

    David Williams reviewed a marriage license application dated 4 Mar 1928. John Borbridge, a 21 year old Alaska native taxi driver from Juneau, AK was planning to marry June Morrison, age 18, from Sitka, AK. He had been married and divorced once previously.

    Nellie Borbudge in household of Ann Clare, "United States Census, 1910"
    Name: Nellie Borbudge
    Event Place: Juneau, Division 1, Alaska
    Gender: Female
    Marital Status: Widowed
    Race: Mixed
    Relationship to Head of Household:
    Immigration Year:
    Birthplace: Alaska
    Father's Birthplace: Alaska
    Mother's Birthplace: Alaska
    Household ID: 172
    Page: 10
    Household Gender Age Birthplace
    Ann Clare F 40y Canada Matron of the Pemel (?) mission home in Juneau, AK.
    Elizabeth Sullivan F 19y Alaska She and the following were enumerated as inmates at the mission home. She and all other inmates were of mixed Alaska native ancestry except Dan Adams who was enumerated as Alaska native. They were Tlingit. She was a widow, she had been married three years. She had two children, both of whom were still living. Her husband was Irish. Aug 1890
    Agnes Sullivan F 2y Alaska Jul 1907
    Frank Sullivan M y Alaska May 1909
    Nellie Borbudge F 40y Alaska 1869 She was a widow, she had beeb married 15 years, She had had four children, two of whom were still living. Her husband was from Illinois.
    John Borbudge M 12y Alaska Jul 1897
    Mary Borbudge F 4y Alaska Jan 1905
    George Wadenlach M 10y Alaska 1899
    Paul Wadenlach M 7y Alaska 1902
    Dan Adams M 8y Alaska 1901
    Chas Benson M 6y Alaska 1903
    Laura H Campbell F 49y Pennsylvania She to was a matron of the mission home.


    This person was a resident of Juneau, AK in 1925 according to the death certificate of John Borbridge, Jr, Alaska Vital Statistics, 1925.

    His wife was identified as Minnie Knutson (Knudson).

    His place of birth was obtained from the death certificate of James Borbridge, Alaska Vital Statistics, 1941.

    This person was a resident of Juneau, AK in 1943 according to the BIA village census.

    This person was 3/4 Alaska native.

    John Borbridge, Sr. a 54 year old miner, and Nellie Lott applied for a marriage license, Jan 1950. This was his 3rd marriage, one prior ended by death the other by divorce. This information was provided by David Williams through his personal research efforts.

    Lott had been married once previously, it had ended upon the death of her husband.

    He was a resident of 1012 W. 9th Street, Juneau, AK according to the Daily Alaska Emire, 29 Dec 1964.

    He was then at the Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka undergoing rehabilitation for a stroke that he suffered on 10 Dec 1964.

    He had been having steady improvement while at St. Ann's Hospital in Juneau.

    He had been a resident of Juneau, Ak his entire life.

    The following was obtained from the Social Security Death Index.

    John BORBRIDGE Birth Date: 15 Jul 1897 Death Date: Apr 1970 Social Security Number: 574-01-1017 State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Alaska Death Residence Localities ZIP Code: 99801 Localities: Juneau, Juneau, Alaska

    This individual was identified by a hand written note on the death certificate of Mary Lawrence Brown Collier, Alaska Vital Statistics, 1951 simply as Borbridge.

    The note was dated 1967.

    His first name was obtained from the obituary of Nellie Brown Borbridge, Juneau Empire, 9 Nov 1993.

    He was deceased.

    This plus other information in Nellie's obituary confirmed that the two files represented the same individual and they were merged.

    His obituary appeared in the Southeast Alaska Empire, 27 Apr 1970.

    He died at the Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, AK.

    He worked in the Treadwell and Alaska Juneau Mines and later operated a grocery store, Grandma's Kitchen, and a taxi stand in Juneau. He was one of the first crew to work on the Alcan Highway during World War II. Following the war he worked for the Alaska Transportation System and the Alaskan Hotel. He had been in ill health since 1965.

    Funeral services were held at the Northern Light Presbyterian Church in Juneau with interment following at the Evergree Cemetery.

    Two additional children were identified as Nellie Bennett of Juneau and Mary Edwards of Juneau; they may have been daughters of one of his wifes by a prior marriage. Further research is needed.

    John Borbridge, "United States Social Security Death Index"
    Given Name: John
    Middle Name:
    Surname: Borbridge
    Name Suffix:
    Birth Date: 15 July 1897
    Social Security Number: 574-01-1017
    State: Alaska
    Last Place of Residence: Juneau, Juneau, Alaska
    Previous Residence Postal Code: 99801
    Event Date: April 1970
    Age: 73
  • Birth: 15 JUL 1897 in Douglas, Terr. of Alaska, USA
  • Death: 24 APR 1970 in Sitka, Sitka, Alaska, USA
  • Burial: 28 APR 1970 Juneau, Juneau-Douglas, Alaska, USA



    Father: BORBRIDGE b: in Illinois, USA
    Mother: Nellie BORBRIDGE b: 1870 in , Terr. of Alaska, USA

    Marriage 1 June Margaret MORRISON b: 23 JUN 1909 in Sitka, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    • Married: 1928 in , Terr. of Alaska, USA
    Children
    1. Has Children Theodore "Teddy" BORBRIDGE b: 6 APR 1928 in Juneau, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    2. Has No Children James BORBRIDGE b: 27 JUL 1929 in Juneau, Terr. of Alaska, USA

    Marriage 2 Minnie KNUDSON b: 30 NOV 1900 in Haines, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    • Married: 31 JAN 1926 in , Terr. of Alaska, USA
    Children
    1. Has No Children Millie Anna BORBRIDGE b: 23 JUL 1921 in Juneau, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    2. Has No Children John BORBRIDGE b: 11 MAY 1923 in Juneau, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    3. Has Children Living BORBRIDGE
    4. Has No Children Living BORBRIDGE
    5. Has No Children Jessie BORBRIDGE b: 1 JAN 1928 in Juneau, Terr. of Alaska, USA

    Marriage 3 Nellie L. BROWN b: 1 AUG 1921 in Yakutat, Terr. of Alaska, USA
    • Married: 1950 in , Terr. of Alaska, USA
    Children
    1. Has No Children Living BORBRIDGE
    2. Has Children Living BORBRIDGE

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