Baker, George Burnard (1868-1944)

George Burnard Baker was a builder and contractor. He lived at 1819 Robson Street from 1907 to 1910.

He was born in Cornwall, England on July 1, 1868. His father was Richard Baker; his mother was Alice Burnard.

He arrived in Canada about 1889. On January 25, 1893, in Vancouver, he married Elma Sara Campbell. She was born in Maria, Quebec on September 27, 1862. Her father was Peter C. Campbell; her mother was Jane Tourgis.

George died in Vancouver on October 3, 1944. He was buried in Forest Lawn Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Elma died in Vancouver on November 24, 1941. She was buried in Forest Lawn Burial Park in Burnaby.

George and Elma had the following children.

 

Marjory Alice Baker

Marjory Alice Baker was born in Vancouver on January 24, 1895. In 1916, she received her third-class teaching certificate.

 

Dorothy Collas Campbell Baker

Dorothy Collas Campbell Baker was born in Vancouver on January 30, 1897. On July 17, 1918, in Vancouver, she married Edward Gallant, who was a captain in the First Depot Battalion. He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on January 4, 1887. His father was Mark Gallant; his mother was Philomena White.

Edward later developed a practice as a chiropractor. He died in Deep Cove, British Columbia, on January 16, 1959.

Dorothy later lived with her sister, Helen, in an apartment on Beach Avenue.

Dorothy died on April 19, 1987, in Vancouver.

 

Helen Burnard Baker

Helen Burnard Baker was born in Vancouver on July 21, 1900. She became a real estate saleswoman. She never married. She died in Vancouver on November 18, 1888.

 

Sources

George Burnard Baker

Vancouver directories.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1893-09-044935, George Burnard Baker and Elma Sara Campbell, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=6974cb4c-09ef-48de-a39b-d218eafbe147.

1898 BC Voters List: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canbc/vote1898/voteb.htm: Baker, George B., 8th Ave, Lot 3, Block 119, 264A, Carpenter, Van.

1901 Census of Canada, BC Burrard (#1), Vancouver City, D-27, page 7, family 68, lines 9-13, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=60175&highlight=9&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Geo.+B.+Baker.

1911 Census of Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, 42 Vancouver City, page 28; family 271, lines 11-19, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=62633&highlight=11&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+G.B.+Baker.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1944-09-650298, George Burnard Baker.

George Burnard Baker, death notice, Vancouver Province, October 4, 1944, page 15; Vancouver Sun, October 4, 1944, page 17.

 

Elma Sara Campbell (wife of George Burnard Baker)

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1941-09-596954.

Sarah Elma Baker, death notice, Vancouver Sun, November 25, 1941, page 17; Vancouver Sun, November 26, 1941, page 17; Vancouver Province, November 25, 1941, page 17; Vancouver Province, November 26, 1941, page 19.

 

Marjory Alice Baker (daughter of George Burnard Baker)

British Columbia Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1895-09-117584, Majorie [sic] Alice Baker, 004401565_02779.jpg

http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=345cd81e-fe33-448a-933f-2daa00e4cf7a.

“Given Certificates to Teach in Schools . . . Third-Class Certificates,” The Daily Colonist, July 20, 1916, page 3, https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist58y190uvic#page/n7/mode/1up, includes reference to “Marjorie Alice Baker.

 

Dorothy Collas Campbell Baker (daughter of George Burnard Baker)

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1918-09-187144, Edward Gallant and Dorothy Collas Campbell Baker, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=a52bb2be-16e4-460f-af9c-91103f544e72.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1959-09-001356, Edward Gallant, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=2d378f1f-2817-467e-a546-d3c941e2b55c.

“Dr. Gallant Dies at 72,” Vancouver Sun, Janaury 16, 1959, page 2.

Edward Gallant, death notice, Vancouver Sun, January 17, 1959, page 32; Vancouver Province, January 17, 1959, page 33.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1987-09-006610, Dorothy Collas Campbell Gallant, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=5ec18cec-2a29-49dd-8e63-09c5a1469243.

 

Helen Burnard Baker (daughter of George Burnard Baker)

British Columbia Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1900-09-120460, Helen Burnard Baker, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=52eda208-4e81-4ee7-99eb-8b09021bd385.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1988-09-019555, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=b9c10c17-d96d-45bf-9ff4-abcd5ac213ef; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=2aaf5018-0dda-4e09-9ae3-817443b6df5a.

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