Byers, Alice Janet (1861-1920)

Alice Janet Byers was a pianist and piano teacher. She was living at 1915 Pendrell Street in the 1911 Canada census.

She was born in January 1861, at Jersey, in the Channel Islands.

Her father was Edward Gardiner, who was born in France; her mother was Emma Pleece, who was born in England.

Alice was married to a Mr. Byers, who died before 1911.

In 1920, Alice was living at 1016 Alberni Street.

She died in Vancouver on August 5, 1920. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Alice had the following child.

 

Frederick Henry Byers

Frederick Henry (“Harry”) Byers was born in England in November 10, 1877. From 1911 to 1913, he was a bookkeeper for Matter and Noble, who were finance and insurance agents.

It appears that Harry married Nellie, who was born in England in July 1887. She was a law firm stenographer in 1912 and 1913. Her mother was Mrs. E. Davey, of 253 Barking Road, Plaistow, London, England, in 1916.

In 1920 and 1930, Harry was living in Seattle, Washington.

No further information is available at this time.

 

Sources

 

Vancouver directories

1911 Census of Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, 2 Vancouver City, page 30, family 301, line 50; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63721&highlight=50&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Alice+Janet+Byers [Continues on page 31.]

1911 Census of Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, 2 Vancouver City, page 31, family 301, lines 1-6; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63722&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKN-865 : accessed 23 Sep 2014), Alice Janet Byers, 05 Aug 1920; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13118, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927295.

Alice Janet Byers, death notice, Vancouver Province, August 6, 1920, page 17: “Byers — August 5, 1920, at the Vancouver General Hospital, Alice Janet Byers, in her 60th year, late of 1016 Alberni street. Funeral service from Center & Hanna’s chapel Saturday afternoon at 2 0’clock, the REv. A.H. Sovereign officiating. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.”

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 26272890, Alice Janet Byers, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26272890; Birth: unknown; Death: Aug. 5, 1920; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Plot: 1919/*/B/017/0011.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922”, index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2HGT-9JK : accessed 23 Sep 2014), Frederick H Byers, 1910.

“New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJHV-22H : accessed 23 Sep 2014), Nellie D. Byers, arrived at New York, 28 Nov 1916, on the Laconia; citing National Archives, Washington D.C. “Nellie D. Byers, age 29, married, housewife, destination Seattle; relative: Mother: Mrs. E. Davey, 253 Barking Rd., Plaistow, London; husband: F.H. Byers, 4028 Ranier Ave., Seattle, Wash.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918”, index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/29JH-9JN : accessed 23 Sep 2014), Frederick Henry Byers, 1917-1918. [Born November 10, 1877; address: 4028 Ranier Avenue, Seattle, King County, Washington; occupation: Chief Accountant, Parrott and Co;, 220 Colman Building, Seattle, King County, Washington. Wife: Nell Byers; 4028 Ranier Ave, Seattle, King County, Washington.

“United States Census, 1930,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XC3C-12S : accessed 23 Sep 2014), Nellie Byers in household of Harry Byers, Seattle, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0119, sheet 12A, family 59, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2498.

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