Barwis, William Bailey (1862-1928)

“Major W.B. Barwis, Manager Manufacturers Life Assurance Co. of Toronto, Vancouver,” British Columbians As We See ’Em, Author: Newspaper Cartoonists Association of British Columbia; Publisher: [Vancouver, B.C.] : Newspaper Cartoonists Association of British Columbia; unpaginated, https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbian00newsrich#page/n164/mode/1up

“Major W.B. Barwis, Manager Manufacturers Life Assurance Co. of Toronto, Vancouver,” British Columbians As We See ’Em, Author: Newspaper Cartoonists Association of British Columbia; Publisher: [Vancouver, B.C.] : Newspaper Cartoonists Association of British Columbia; unpaginated, https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbian00newsrich#page/n164/mode/1up

William Bailey Barwis was the manager of the Vancouver office of the Manufacturers’ Life Insurance Company. He lived at 1900 Haro Street from 1909 to 1918.

He was born in Megantic, Quebec on June 28, 1862. His father was Thomas Sheppard Barwis (1827-1911), who was a barrister and joint prothonotary in Quebec, and a Lieutenant-Colonel in the 55th Megantic Rifles.

 

Probably Thomas Sheppard Barwis, City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 677-442 - [Head and shoulders portrait of] Col. F. S. Barwis [in uniform]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/head-and-shoulders-portrait-of-col-f-s-barwis-in-uniform

Probably Thomas Sheppard Barwis, City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 677-442 – [Head and shoulders portrait of] Col. F. S. Barwis [in uniform]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/head-and-shoulders-portrait-of-col-f-s-barwis-in-uniform

Thomas Sheppard Barwis was also a prolific inventor, who received patents for a variety of inventions, including a windmill, a mechanical movement driving mechanism, a rotary engine, a dredging scoop, and a canvas-protected canoe.

Thomas Sheppard Barwis, inventor, Canvas-Protected Canoe, http://patents.ic.gc.ca/opic-cipo/cpd/eng/patent/60883/page/60883_20130713_drawings.pdf

Thomas Sheppard Barwis, inventor, Canvas-Protected Canoe, http://patents.ic.gc.ca/opic-cipo/cpd/eng/patent/60883/page/60883_20130713_drawings.pdf

William Bailey Barwis’s mother was Persis Adeline Hall. She was born about 1831; she died on May 15, 1878). Adeline’s father was Dr. I. Hall (possibly Ira Hall), who was a lawyer in eastern Canada. After Adeline died in 1878, Thomas Sheppard Barwis married Jeanette Thomson, who was born in Quebec on March 21, 1852. Jeanette died in Vancouver on December 30, 1915.

William attended Nicolet Seminary in Nicolet, Quebec and St. Francis College in Richmond, Quebec. He left college about 1881, and went to western Canada, where he was involved in ranching and prospecting.

In 1889, while he was in living in Calgary, Alberta, he entered the insurance business. He also had an extensive military career.

He lived in a stone house at 617 11th Avenue S.W. in Calgary; the house was demolished in 1965.

On May 4, 1891, in Calgary, he married Nora Creina Jones. She was born in Quebec on December 2, 1860. Her father was William Evans Jones (1828-1912), who was the editor of the Richmond Guardian. Her mother was Mary Ann (whose surname was possibly Clarke) (1826-1908).

For a time, he was also involved in selling real estate.

W B Barwis, Calgary Herald, September 20, 1905, page 7; http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/newspapr/np_page2.asp?code=n1lp1083.jpg

W B Barwis, Calgary Herald, September 20, 1905, page 7; http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca/newspapr/np_page2.asp?code=n1lp1083.jpg

About 1907, the Barwis family moved to Vancouver, where William continued his involvement in the insurance business.

William died in Vancouver on June 12, 1928. He was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Nora died in Nelson, British Columbia, on April 4, 1942. She was buried in Nelson, British Columbia.

 

William and Nora had the following children.

 

Cuthbert William Arthur Barwis

 

Cuthbert William Arthur Barwis, Royal Military College of Canada, The Stone Frigate, Kingston, Ontario, Kingston Whig, 1914, page 116, https://archive.org/stream/stonefrigate191400kinguoft#page/116/mode/1up

Cuthbert William Arthur Barwis, Royal Military College of Canada, The Stone Frigate, Kingston, Ontario, Kingston Whig, 1914, page 116, https://archive.org/stream/stonefrigate191400kinguoft#page/116/mode/1up

Cuthbert William Arthur Barwis was born on May 1, 1892, in Richmond, Quebec.

He went to Ottawa in 1910, to attend school. By 1913, he was finished his second year examinations at the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario. In September 1914, he was a lieutenant, and was leaving for England on his way to India.

On October 28, 1920, in Port Said, Egypt, Cuthbert married Gemma Alma Gladys D’Amour, who was the third daughter of Charles D’Amour.

By 1923, Cuthbert and Gemma had a son named Billy.

Cuthbert’s and Gemma’s marriage ended in divorce in June 1943. Gemma later married Ivan Vladimir Ooshakoff-Poskochin (1895-1980).

Cuthbert later married Margaret Joan Matthews.

Cuthbert died in Nelson, British Columbia, on April 1, 1975.

 

 

Geoffrey Donald George Barwis

Geoffrey Donald George Barwis was born in Calgary, Alberta, on March 16, 1898 (although some sources say it was June 4, 1897 or April 6, 1900).

He became a lieutenant in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. After the war, he became a fruit rancher in the Kootenay district of British Columbia.

On July 5, 1932, in Proctor, British Columbia, he married Mona Fraser Wilson. She was born in London, England on April 6, 1899. Her father was Alexander Fraser Wilson (1867-1947); her mother was Mary Jane Blackett (1866-1961).

Geoffrey died in Nelson, British Columbia on September 30, 1976. He was buried in Nelson Memorial Park.

Mona died in Nelson on May 4, 1991. She was buried in Nelson Memorial Park.

 

 

Sources

Thomas Sheppard Barwis (father of William Bailey Barwis)

Thomas Sheppard Barwis, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=pepper168&id=I128144

Memorial of Lt. Col. Barwis in support of his petition as stipendiary magistrate in the North West Territories, with petition of intending settlers (1884), https://archive.org/stream/cihm_30230#page/n4/mode/1up

Calgary, Alberta and the Canadian North-West: Valuable Information for Intending Settlers, by Thomas Shepard Barwis, 1885; http://www.ourroots.ca/e/page.aspx?id=858536.

“Canada Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MVNP-MHQ : accessed 29 May 2014), Thomas Barwis, Arthabaskaville, Drummond & Arthabaska, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 31; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13197, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1375833.

“Canada Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW5T-J57 : accessed 29 May 2014), Thos S Barwis, Calgary, Alberta, Territories, Canada; citing Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148227; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148227-00388.pdf

“Canada Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW5T-L7N : accessed 29 May 2014), T B Barwis, Calgary, Alberta, Territories, Canada; citing Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148227; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148227-00461.pdf

Thomas S. Barwis received Canadian patent no. 30235 for a mechanical movement driving mechanism in 1888, Canadian Patent Office Record, November 1888, Volumes 15-16, Canada. Patent Office, page 57, http://books.google.ca/books?id=0rVQAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA557&lpg=RA1-PA557&dq=%22thomas+s+barwis%22&source=bl&ots=9WAxwxwD1z&sig=8GLuUMwKQFC3p18Za9KzJhSqeog&hl=en&sa=X&ei=HbiGU7HSNM7voATCzYKYDg&ved=0CEAQ6AEwBzgK#v=onepage&q=%22thomas%20s%20barwis%22&f=false.

Thomas Sheppard Barwis invention: Canoe and Boat, Canadian Patent Number: CA 60883, Issued: 1898-08-09;http://patents.ic.gc.ca/opic-cipo/cpd/eng/patent/60883/summary.html?query=&start=&num=

Windmill, US 667965 A, Thomas Shapperd Barwis, of Vancouver, Canada, assignor of one-half to Robert Burns Skinner, of same place, http://www.google.com/patents/US667965.

Thomas S. Barwis received United States patent no. 854,141 for a rotary engine, patented May 21, 1907; https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pdfs/US854141.pdf. L. Edwin Dudley and N. C. Sawers (Norman Campbell Sawyers) were the witnesses to the application for the patent.

Thomas S. Barwis received United States patent no. 956,269 for a dredging scoop, patented April 26, 1910, https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/pdfs/US956269.pdf.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLK1-QTT : accessed 29 May 2014), Thomas Sheppard Barwis, 25 Apr 1911; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13098, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927126.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLK1-QTT : accessed 29 May 2014), Thomas Sheppard Barwis, 25 Apr 1911; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13098, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927126.

 

Adeline Hall (mother of William Bailey Barwis)

Maple Grove Anglican Cemetery, Maple Grove, Megantic County, Quebec, http://www.interment.net/data/canada/qc/megantic/maple_anglican/: “Hall, Ira, d. 4 Sep 1875, age 51y 9m.”

Maple Grove Anglican Cemetery, Maple Grove, Megantic County, Quebec, http://www.interment.net/data/canada/qc/megantic/maple_anglican/: “Barwis, Adeline Hall, d. 15 May 1878, age 47 yrs, w/o Thomas * (family source)”

 

 

William Bailey Barwis

Pioneer Profiles, Barwis, Major William Bacley (sic) [William Bailey Barwis], http://pioneersalberta.org/profiles/b.html#barwis: “Major Barwis came to Calgary in 1889. He was born June 28th, 1862 at Megantic, Quebec and died in Vancouver. He married Nora Creina, at Calgary. He was educated at St. Francis College, Richmond, P.Q. He established an Insurance business and was also Major 2nd in command of the 15th Light Horse Regiment. In 1906 he moved to British Columbia.”

William Bailey Barwis, Souvenir of Alberta, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Salesman Publishing Co., 1906, page 106-107, http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/2989/193.html?qid=peelbib|barwis|(peelnum:002989)|score; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/2989/198.html?qid=peelbib|barwis|(peelnum:002989)|score

Major William B. Barwis, British Columbia From the Earliest Times to the Present, Howay and Scholefield, Volume 4, 1914, pages 78-81; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf04schouoft#page/78/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf04schouoft#page/81/mode/1up.

William Bayley Barwis, Northern who’s who; a biographical dictionary of men and women (1916), Author: Parker, C. W., ed; Publisher: Portland, New York, The Western press association operating in conjunction with International press, Limited; page 42, https://archive.org/stream/northernwhoswhob01park#page/42/mode/1up

“Canada Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MVNP-88M : accessed 29 May 2014), Willm. Barwis in household of Rob. M. Smith, Richmond, Richmond & Wolfe, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 19; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13197, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1375833.

Canada Census, 1901, Territories, Alberta (#202), Calgary (West) V, page 6, family 55, lines 26-29; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=67564&highlight=26&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+William+B+Barwis; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z004/pdf/z000178118.pdf.

Patrick, Allan P / Barwis William Bailey / Lake, Robert, 1902 December 3, Canada, Canadian Pacific Railway Land Sales Index, 1881–1927; M 2272, Volume 92, Contract Number 22278; http://www.mocavo.com/Patrick-Allan-P-Barwis-William-Bailey-Lake-Robert-1902-December-3-Canada-Canadian-Pacific-Railway-Land-Sales-Index-1881-1927/16793380558852062307.

W.B. Barwis residence, 617 11th Avenue S.W.; http://cdm16114.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p280501coll7/id/1101

W.B. Barwis residence, 617 11th Avenue S.W.; http://search.canadiana.ca/view/ac.aj_1352

1906 Canada Census (Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba), Alberta, Calgary District (No. 19), page 36, family 7, line 27; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census06; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/e/e049/e001212059.pdf.

1911 Census of Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, 2 Vancouver City, page 8, family 78, lines 21-26 (in the transcription, the family surname is spelled “Barwick” instead of “Barwis”); http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63699&highlight=21&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+William+Baily+Barwick

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLG3-5FM : accessed 29 May 2014), William Bailey Barwis, 12 Jun 1928; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13133, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1952312.

“Major W.B. Barwis Passed on Monday; Well-known Resident of West Vancouver Long Active Citizen,” Vancouver Province, June 12, 1928, page 7.

William Bailey Barwis, deaths notice, Vancouver Sun, June 13, 1928, page 22; http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=dTlmAAAAIBAJ&sjid=qIgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2885%2C5668838: “Funeral services for Major William Bailey Barwis, 65, late of West Vancouver and who died in a local hospital Tuesday, will be held from the chapel of Center & Hanna, Saturday, at 2 p.m.. The funeral will be under the auspices of Melrose Lodge No. 67, A.F. and A.M. and interment will take place in the new Masonic cemetery, Burnaby. The late Major Barwis was a veteran of the riel Rebellion and well known in military and business circles here.”

Lethbridge Herald, June 22, 1928, page 4, http://newspaperarchive.com/ca/alberta/lethbridge/lethbridge-herald/1928/06-22/page-4 [may require payment to login]: “Major W. B. Barwis, well known old-timer of Calgary, died at West Vancouver.”

Masonic Cemetery, Burnaby, British Columbia, http://www.masoniccemetery.bc.ca/b-letter.html; Barwis, William Bailey; date of burial: 16.06.1928; location: 203-04-D.

 

Nora Creina Jones (wife of William Bailey Barwis)

“England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/264R-7YF : accessed 29 May 2014), William Evans Jones, 1852.

“England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2645-M8V : accessed 29 May 2014), Mary Ann Clarke, 1852.

“Canada Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MVNP-NYX : accessed 29 May 2014), Wm. E. Jones, Richmond, Richmond & Wolfe, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 4; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13197, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1375833.

W.E. Jones, editor of Richmond Guardian, Geo. P. Rowell and Co.’s American Newspaper Directory, edited by George Presbury Rowell, 1882, page 438, http://books.google.ca/books?id=TJkQAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA438&lpg=PA438&dq=%22w.e.jones%22+richmond+quebec&source=bl&ots=Nig2TaErbM&sig=zqIxaEgtxc_sVSXR8xbDiTTV-Ms&hl=en&sa=X&ei=k8GHU7HgMtDNsQT73YHoCg&ved=0CDMQ6AEwAzgK#v=onepage&q=%22w.e.jones%22%20richmond%20quebec&f=false

1901 Census of Canada, Quebec, Richmond & Wolfe (#187), Richmond (Town), J-4, page 4, family 38, lines 16-18, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=92417&highlight=16&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+William+E.+Jones

 

Mary Ann [possibly Clarke] (wife of William Evans Jones) (1826-1908)

Sherbrooke Daily Record, QC-ETANGLO-L Archives, http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/QC-ETANGLO/2005-12/1133972888: “Sat. Sept. 26 1908: Deaths Reported: Mrs. W. E. Jones – Richmond, Sept. 26, The sudden death of Mrs. W. E. Jones occurred last night. Mrs. Jones had been in failing health for some time.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLRP-1HG : accessed 28 May 2014), Nora Creina Barwis, 04 Apr 1942; citing Nelson, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13174, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1953634.

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 78183752, Nora Creina Jones Barwis, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=78183752; Birth: Dec. 2, 1860; Quebec, Canada; Death: Apr. 4, 1942; Nelson, British Columbia, Canada; Nelson Memorial Park; Nelson, Central Kootenay Regional District, British Columbia, Canada.

 

Cuthbert William Arthur Barwis (Son of William Bailey Barwis)

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, September 10, 1910, page 5: “Cuthbert Barwiss (sic) left on Thursday for Ottawa, where he will attend school.”

Society, Vancouver Province, July 4, 1913, page 10: “Mr. Cuthbert Barwis has returned from Kingston, having successfully passed his second year examinations at the Royal Military College. He will spend the holidays with his parents, Major and Mrs. Barwis, 1900 Haro Street.”

Cuthbert William Arthur Barwis, Royal Military College of Canada, The Stone Frigate, Kingston, Ontario, Kingston Whig, 1914, https://archive.org/stream/stonefrigate191400kinguoft#page/116/mode/1up

Society, Vancouver Province, September 5, 1914, page 8: “Lieut. Cuthbert Barwis left on Wednesday for England on his way to India.”

The London Gazette, August 17, 1917, page 8459, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30236/page/8459/data.pdf; Rank of Lieutenant to be ante-dated as shown below: Dated 1st September, 1915. Cuthbert William Arthur Barwis, 54th Sikhs, (Frontier Force).

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, November 10, 1920, page 7: “Weddings: Barwis – D’Amoure. The wedding took place at Port Said, Egypt, on October 28, of Gemma Alma, third daughter of Mr. Charles D’Amoure, and grand-daughter of Col. D’Amoure of Tuscany, Italy, and Captain Cuthbert Barwis, Burma Rifles, Indian army eldest son of Major and Mrs. W.B. 1049 Nelson Street.”

“Beautiful Children Who Bring Much Happiness to Vancouver Homes,” Vancouver Sun, May 20, 1923, page 9 (includes a photograph of “Billy,” son of Captain Cuthbert Barwis, of the Indian Army, and grandson of Major and Mrs. W.B. Barwis, “Overseas,” West Vancouver.)

Divorces, Vancouver Province, June 29, 1943, page 5: “Mr. Justice Coady granted divorces to . . . Cuthbert William Arthur Barwis, 337 Dunsmuir, from Gemma Alma Gladys Barwis, 1257 West Georgia, whom he married at Port Said, Egypt, in 1920. Costs were awarded the husband against the co-respondent, Ivan Ooshakoff, investigator, 1265 West Georgia.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL1Z-DW1 : accessed 30 May 2014), Ivan Vladimir Ooshakoff-Poskochin, 06 Aug 1980; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13605, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2051481.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLBL-4FM : accessed 30 May 2014), Cuthbert William Arthur Barwis, 01 Apr 1975; citing Nelson, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13341, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2050441.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKZ-CQJ : accessed 30 May 2014), Jeannette Barwis, 30 Dec 1915; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13102, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927130.

 

Geoffrey Donald George Barwis (son of William Bailey Barwis)

Geoffrey Donald George Barwis, birth information, born March 16, 1898, place not given, Bx-File-Reg: 01-0105-1041A, parents: William Bailey Barwis and Nora Erina (sic) Jones; Alberta: Index to Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1870 to 1905, Volume 1; Edmonton, Alberta, Alberta Genealogical Society, 1995, page 28.

Canadian Expeditionary Force, Name: Barwis, Geoffrey Donald George; Rank: LT; Date of Birth: 16/03/1898; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 491 – 25, Item Number: 28119; https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=28119.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JD8Y-V5T : accessed 30 May 2014), Geoffrey Donald George Barwis and Mona Fraser Wilson, 05 Jul 1932; citing Procter, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13763, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2135982.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL13-Y8P : accessed 30 May 2014), Geoffrey Donald George Barwis, 30 Sep 1976; citing Nelson, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13355, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2050568.

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 70315638, Geoffrey Donald George Barwis, Birth: Jun. 4, 1897, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Death: Sep. 30, 1976, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada; Burial: Nelson Memorial Park; Nelson, Central Kootenay Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=70315638.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number 1991-09-009108, Mona Fraser Barwis; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=8e345ddc-dcf0-4b04-912b-887677117e56; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=60df0ac9-3195-40fb-bcf8-478d606ad485

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 70315639, Mona Fraser Wilson Barwis, Birth: 1899; Death: 1991, Burial: Nelson Memorial Park; Nelson, Central Kootenay Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=70315639.

 

Adella Barwis (sister of William Bailey Barwis)

“Canada Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWP8-YQS : accessed 29 May 2014), Adella N E Dorais, Eaton, Compton, Quebec, Canada; citing Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148194; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148194-00460.pdf

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL58-YQ9 : accessed 29 May 2014), Adella Barwis Dorais, 17 Jan 1950; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13203, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2032631.

 

Cora J.B. Barwis (sister of William Bailey Barwis)

Alvan Alexander Bailey (born February 26, 1855); married Cora J.B. Barwis, in Sherbrooke, Quebec, on December 28, 1882. Cora was the daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas S. Barwis: “History of Compton County and sketches of the Eastern townships, District of St. Francis, and Sherbrooke County; supplemented with the records of four hundred families, two hundred illustrations of buildings and leading citizens in the county; including biography of the late Hon. John Henry Pope”; Cookshire, Quebec, L.S. Channell, 1896, page 95; https://archive.org/stream/historyofcompton00chanuoft#page/95/mode/1up.

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