Believe we've chatted before. This is what I have on Francis Frank Raitt who married Eleanor Hatch.
Francis Frank Raitt b. 1852 Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada
d. Dec.16/1899 Victoria,B.C. Don't have a marriage date for him and Eleanor Hatch though.
Eleanor Hatch b. Dec.15/1846 Russell County, Ontario. Daughter of Thomas Hatch & Sarah Gosnell. Sarah Gosnell was the sister to my gr. gr. grandmother (Johanna Hatch).
Eleanor died Feb.4/1903 Victoria,B.C.
Both Francis F. Raitt & Eleanor are buried here in Victoria in Ross Bay Cemetery.
* Francis Frank Raitt appears in the 1884/85 B.C. Directory under Ladner's Landing as a "farmer".
There was an ad in 1892 newspaper fro New Westminister/Vancouver (Daily Columbian, Apr.1/1892)
For sale or rent;
90 acres of land, with comfortable house, orchard, never failing well of spring water, 2 horses, 2 cows, 100 poultry, wagon, buggy, harnesses, plough, harrows, household furniture, dairy utensils, and small articles of use, too numerous to mention; about 35 acres cleared, with about 25 or 30 acres ready for plough; balance timber. Price $4,500, one-third cash, balance to suit purchaser, at 6 percent. Enquire of
F.F. RAITT (Ladner's Landing, B.C.)