Joseph Lang McVittie
b. 25 February 1859
- Joseph Lang McVittie was born on 25 February 1859 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, at Tuxheth Park.
- Mary G. Scott arrived in the Port of New York on 12 December 1871, accompanied by Joseph Lang McVittie, William Sharpe McVittie, Isabella Harris McVittie and Thomas Kerr McVittie from Liverpool aboard the White Star Line steamship Atlantic, burthen 2,366 tons, master Hamilton Perry.
The sinking of the Atlantic less than two years later on 1 April 1873 off the village of Prospect, Nova Scotia, is Canada's second worst marine disaster of all time, with the loss of some 562 lives.
- Joseph McVittie and Mary G. Scott appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Lockport, Niagara County, New York, at Irving and also in the household was Eugenia Dadie, age 25. Margeret Dutcher and her family are also enumerated with her husband in Duchess County.. Other members of the household included Joseph Lang McVittie, Margaret Tate McVittie, Abijah Ernest Dutcher, Margaret Minerva Dutcher, Martha Isabel Dutcher, Theodore James Rockwell Dutcher, William Sharpe McVittie and Thomas Kerr McVittie.
- He was a moulder, according to the 1880 census.
- Last Edited: 20 Dec 2011