Allen, George Bertram (1890-1950)

George Bertram Allen was a barber at 1218 Denman Street from 1913 to 1914; he was living at 1001 Seymour Street.

In 1915 and 1916, both his home and his barber shop were at 1184 Denman Street.

He was born on May 14, 1890, (or May 12) in Hamilton, Ontario. His father was Gerard Allen, who was a blacksmith; his mother was Mary Cripps.

On December 9, 1914, in Vancouver, he married Mary Cobbe. She was born on September 18, 1884, in Ireland. Her father was Charles Cobbe, who was a farmer; her mother was Mary Gross.

George died in Vancouver on October 22, 1950. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Mary died in Coquitlam, British Columbia, on May 23, 1969. She was also buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

George and Mary had a daughter.

Valerie F. Allen

She was married to Gordon H. Spratt.

Sources

Gerard Allen (father of George Bertram Allen)

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FMV7-2G6 : accessed 13 Mar 2014), Gerard Allen and Mary Cripps, 12 Sep 1888; citing registration 012477, Mount Forest, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1870222.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHGT-YQ8 : accessed 13 Mar 2014), Gerard Allen, G, Wellington (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 10, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

George Bertram Allen

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FMWF-SPD : accessed 13 Mar 2014), Gerard Allen in entry for George Bearter… Allen, 12 May 1890; citing Nichol, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, registration number ; FHL microfilm 1846440.

1901 Census of Canada, Ontario, District 125, Wellington North, sub district ?, East Luther Township, Family 92, lines 43-50, http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z003/pdf/z000114074.pdf.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZN-GGG : accessed 12 Mar 2014), George Bertram Allen and Mary Cobbe, 09 Dec 1914; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11378, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1983706.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1914-09-076137, George Bertram Allen and Mary Cobbe, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=940f9807-4252-4b7b-9756-ef324964444c.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLRF-18T : accessed 12 Mar 2014), George Bertram Allen, 22 Oct 1950; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13206, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2032634.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1950-09-009667, George Bertram Allen, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=939ffde8-0413-40cb-b0f7-bc1041e75f65.

George R. [sic] Allen, death notice, Vancouver Province, October 23, 1950, page 15; Vancouver Sun, October 25, 1950, page 25: “Allen – Passed away Oct. 22, 1950, George B. Allen, 6311 Bruce, aged 60 years. Survived by his wife Mary; 1 daughter, Mrs. G.H. Spratt (Valerie); his mother, Mrs. G. H. Allen; also 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Burial services Wed., Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. from Chapman Funeral Home Ltd., 802 W. Broadway. The Rev. W.E. McAlister will officiate to Lawn Section, Mt. View Cemetery.”

George Bertram Allen, Find A Grave, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25396502.

Mary Cobbe (wife of George Bertram Allen)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLY4-FX2 : accessed 13 Mar 2014), Mary Allen, 23 May 1969; citing Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13297, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2034058.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1969-09-008217, Mary Allen, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=e43a3739-2f01-4b13-90bb-92d9188ae0e9.

Mary Allen, death notice, Vancouver Province, May 26, 1969, page 28; Vancouver Sun, May 26, 1969, page 33.

Mary Cobbe Allen, Find A Grave, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25396556

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