FC: Mullen Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
1: Clarence James Mullen Dec. 16, 1917 - May 23, 1978 | Ruth Rutledge May 26, 1924 - April 18, 2010
2: Great Grandparents | Harold Silas Rutledge married Margaret Annie Major Feb. 12, 1907 (left - wedding picture, right - 50th Anniversary)
3: Baptismal Certificate of Silas Harold born May 7, 1889. He was born in the county of Pontiac, Que. of the lawful marriage of Joseph John Routledge, a farmer & Elizabeth (Lizzie) Sullivan of North Onslow. Harold Silas as we knew him had 2 brothers Percy & Earl.
4: Harold Silas with brother Dr. Earl Rutledge & wife Ada. Picture on the right is their mother Elizabeth (Lizzie) Sullivan who died at age 32 in Regina, Sask.
6: Margaret Annie was born to Thomas & Isabelle Major at Shawville, Que. on Sept. 18, 1889. She had 6 sisters & 1 brother. Her mom was 82 at the time of her death. Margaret Annie died May 11, 1960.
7: Margaret Annie Major's family: (Left to right) Mary, Lydia, Margaret, Jean, Bertha, Thomas, William - missionary to Egypt Lucy, Ida, Isabelle
8: Ruth with daughter Sharon & sister Jean with daughter Betty on top. Below is Ruth, mother Margaret,holding granddaughter Sharon & Isabel Hope
9: On the left is Jean (Ruth's sister) Robert Harold known as Patty died at 10 mths old in 1918 before Ruth was born & brother Earl. Below is brother John & sister Isabel Hope.
10: Harold Silas, Jean, Margaret Annie, Earl
11: Clarence Mullen, Harold Silas & Margaret Annie Rutledge & Ruth Mullen
12: Married Oct. 14, 1942
13: Sharon Isabel Ruth Mar. 8, 1945, Melvin Clarence Jan. 11, 1947, Elaine Linda Jan. 28, 1948, Glenn Edward Aug.27, 1949, Darrell Gilbert June 27, 1952
14: Clarence James born Dec. 16, 1917 born to a family of 8 in Section 26 TP 10 Range 16 Yellowgrass, Sask. . Our grandfather James Mullen - Clarence's father was the only boy to live & have children. He died young, Clarence being the oldest was left to raise & support his younger siblings. (On the left baby Clarence & mother Mabel)
15: James Mullen & Margaret Soanes married Dec. 6, 1916. James died on Feb.12, 1936. Mabel Soanes Jan.16, 1891 - March 2, 1981.
16: Clarence's sister Maxine & Ernie Urschel's Wedding. Brothers Donald & Gerald, Sister-in-law Isabel, Sisters Eileen & Eleanor (Missing from photo sister Margaret Kurtz & brother Gilbert who was killed in the Dieppe Raid in 1943. )
17: Mullen Family Reunion
18: Clarence with mother & her 2 sisters, Harriett, & Rosa.
19: Grandfather & Grandmother to Clarence. James Mullen & Mary Jane had 8 children. Immigrated from County Antrim in Ireland to Allenwood, Ont. James wore a straggly black beard & had Masonic lodge tattoos on his arms. James was murdered & Mary Jane married a wealthy prominent man & her daughter married his son. James was buried in Allenwood Methodist Cemetery in Flos County Ontario. | Mullen Family History
22: Family Pictures: left - Sept. 6, 2003. Top right Aug.23, 1969 - Sharon's Wedding. Bottom Right Clarence & Ruth's 25 Anniversary Oct.14, 1967
23: Clarence receiving awards employed by Saskatchewan Power for 37 years.
25: 802 1st Street Estevan, Sask. Built by Clarence Mullen, where all 5 children grew up.