Mary Elizabeth Digby

F, #244, b. 24 July 1883, d. 4 October 1962
FatherMoses Digby
MotherIsabella Galbraith
Minnie (Digby) Milsted
Courtesy of Donna Milsted-MacKay
     Mary Elizabeth Digby was also known as Minnie. She was born on Tuesday, 24 July 1883 at Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada, as stated on the marriage registration. Her death registration states she was born in Brandon, Manitoba. She and Alfred James Milsted, son of James Marshall Milsted and Mary Ann Relf, were married by Reverend R.W. Dickie on Wednesday, 28 March 1906 at Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. And both were listed as being single. His occupation was farmer, her's not listed, they were both listed as being Presbyterian. Mrs. A.D. McDonald and Mrs. R.W. Dickie witnessed the marriage. She appeared on the census of 16 June 1911 in the household of Alfred James Milsted at 205 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is listed as: Milstead, Minnie, wife, female, married, born July 1888 in Ontario, age 28, of English origin, Canadian nationality, Presbyterian, not working, able to read, write and speak English. She appeared on the census of 6 June 1921 in the household of Alfred James Milsted at 171-62 Ave. W., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was enumerated as: Milsted, Mary Elizabeth, wife, female, married, age 38, born Ontario, both parents born Ontario, Canadian, English, speaks English, does not speak French, Presbyterian, able to read and write. She witnessed the marriage of Peter Latham and Beatrice Isabella Milsted. Mary died on Thursday, 4 October 1962 at Como Lake Hospital, Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada, at age 79 years, 2 months and 10 days, of Broncho Pneumonia, duration of 1 week. She suffered from Severe Parkinson's Disease for 4 years. Robert Coltart was listed as the informant. She was buried on Saturday, 6 October 1962 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.


Alfred James Milsted b. 2 Aug 1874, d. 19 Mar 1972