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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elliott House (16 Ruskin Row, Winnipeg)

This two-storey building in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg was designed by local architect John D. Atchison and built in 1908 by Davidson Brothers as a wedding gift for Aimee Rita Monchamp (1884-1948) and her husband Dawson Whitla Elliott (1884-1974, son of Dawson K. Elliott). The couple divorced in April 1916.

Elliott House

Elliott House (April 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87381, W97.16172
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Dawson Kerr Elliott (1853-1946)

Memorable Manitobans: John Danley Atchison (1870-1959)

Historical Tour: Crescentwood, Winnipeg’s Best Residential District by Rosemary Malaher
Manitoba History, Number 24, Autumn 1992

Historical Tours in Manitoba: A Walking Tour of Crescentwood (Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elliott House (72 East Gate, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Marriage registration [Dawson Whitla Elliott], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Elliott - Monchamp,” Winnipeg Tribune, 3 September 1907, page 10.

Death registration [Dawson Whitla Elliott], British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Aimee Rita Monchamp Kirkpatrick, Find-A-Grave.

Dawson Whitla Elliott, Elliott - Mordy - Porter - Cloutier.

Dawson W. Elliott House, 16 Ruskin Row by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, December 2009.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 March 2020

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