Campbell, William D. (1851-1922)

William D. Campbell was a retired lumberman. He was living at 1816 Alberni Street from 1916 to 1922. Mary, his widow, was at 1816 Alberni in 1923.

William was born in Ontario on April 10, 1851. His parents were John and Nancy Campbell. In 1861, the Campbell family were farmers, and were living in Zone Township, Kent County, Ontario. By 1871, the family had moved to Colchester, Essex County, Ontario.

On December 31, 1879, in Blythswood, Essex County, William married Mary Mcleod O’Donell. She was born on April 1, 1857, in Detroit, Michigan, and was living in Mersea Township, near Leamington, in Essex County. It appears that her guardian was Kenneth McLeod.

In 1881, William and Mary were living in Colchester. Kenneth McLeod, who was 76 years old, was living with them.

In 1891, William and Mary were living in Colchester, along with five children. By 1901, William and Mary, and their children, had moved to Fort William, Ontario.

By 1910, William D. Campbell was retired and was living at on the south side of 19th Street East near St. George’s Avenue in North Vancouver. His son, Harvey, was living with him, and was operating a realty and investment business at 6 Lonsdale Avenue, along with his brother, Archibald.

In the 1911 Canada census, William and Mary were living in North Vancouver. By 1913, William D. Campbell was a laborer, living at 229 East 19th Street in North Vancouver.

In 1914, William was at 1720 Comox Street in Vancouver, along with his son, Harvey, and his daughter, Katie. By 1916, William was at 1816 Alberni Street, along with Harvey.

William died in Vancouver on December 26, 1922. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Mary died in Vancouver on January 30, 1936. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby.

 

William and Mary had the following children.

 

John Harvey Campbell (sometimes called Harvey John Campbell)

John Harvey Campbell was born in Gesto, a township in Essex, Ontario, on February 15, 1881. He was a realtor and merchant.

In 1908, Harvey was living at 536 Homer Street in Vancouver. He was a building contractor, along with Herbert Miller. By 1910, he was operating a realty and investment company, along with his brother, Archibald.

Campbell Realty and Investment Co., Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, page 1264F

Campbell Realty and Investment Co., Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, page 1264F

Harvey never married. He died in Duncan, British Columbia, on April 9, 1973.

 

Hattie Mcleod Campbell (daughter of William D. Campbell)

Hattie Mcleod Campbell was born on July 6, 1883, in Colchester, Essex, Ontario. No further information is available for her at this time.

 

 

Kate (“Katie”) McLeod Campbell (daughter of William D. Campbell)

Kate McLeod Campbell was born on July 6, 1884, in Gesto, Essex, Ontario. On February 17, 1916, in Vancouver, she married William Pratt. He was born about 1883 in Belnagoak, Methlick, Abeerdeen, Scotland. His parents were William Pratt and Elizabeth Forsyth.

Kate was living in Hanna, Alberta, in 1936.

 

Archibald A Campbell (son of William D. Campbell)

Archibald A Campbell was born in Ontario on February 23, 1885. He was a self-employed paper hanger and decorator.

He married Florence Lily Andrews. She was born on May 8, 1888, in Port Arthur, Ontario. Her parents were Joseph and Teena Andrews.

Florence died in Richmond, British Columbia, on December 27, 1948. She was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

He died in Vancouver on July 5, 1953. She was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Burnaby.

 

Grace (“Gracie”) Gertrude Campbell

Grace  Gertrude Campbell was born on June 4, 1887, in Colchester, Essex, Ontario.

On August 31, 1911, in Vancouver, she married Allan Mc Dougall Mc Coll, who was a clergyman. He was born about 1877 in Glasgow, Scotland. His parents were John McColl and Isabella McDougall.

In 1936, Grace was living in Hutchinson, Nebraska. She died in Vancouver on March 24, 1949. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

Florence Edna (“Flossie”) Campbell

Florence Edna Campbell was born in Colchester, Essex, Ontario, on June 7, 1889.

On September 24, 1913, in Vancouver, she married William Mackirdy. He was born about December 28, 1882 in Glasgow, Scotland. His parents were Daniel Gillies Mackirdy and Elizabeth Mcdonald. William Mackirdy enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. He was invalided home to Canada for medical treatment.

In 1936, Florence was living in Vancouver. She died in Vancouver on February 15, 1946. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

It appears that William Mackirdy died in 1951.

 

Sources

 

William D. Campbell

“Ontario Census, 1861,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MQW3-T2K : accessed 8 December 2014), William Campbell, Zone, Kent, Ontario, Canada; citing p. , line ; Library and Archives Canada film number , Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm .

“Canada Census, 1871,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4QS-BFK : accessed 8 December 2014), William Campbell in household of John Campbell, Colchester, Essex, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 33, line 4; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9888, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,327; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396327_00313.pdf

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FMNB-FTY : accessed 8 December 2014), Wm Campbell and Mary Odonell, 31 Dec 1879; citing registration 002662, Blythswood, Essex, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,869,507.

Ontario Marriages, Essex Co, 1879, http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maryc/essex79.htm: 2662-80 William CAMPBELL, 28, tanner, Canada, Colchester twp., s/o S?. CAMPBELL & Nancy, married Mary O’DONELL, 22, USA, Mersea twp., d/o Kenneth McCLEOD (guardian), witn: William TODD of Colchester North, 31 Dec 1879 at Blythwood.

“Canada Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MVDR-1HW : accessed 8 December 2014), William Campbell, Colchester North, Essex, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 5; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e329/e008208160.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW2R-3CW : accessed 8 December 2014), William Campbell, Colchester North, Essex South, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148137; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148137-00533.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KH24-3JD : accessed 8 December 2014), Wm Campbell, S1, Algoma, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 4, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=29559&highlight=19&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Wm+Campbell.

1911 Census of Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, 64 North Vancouver, page 5; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63286&highlight=30&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+W.+D.+Campbell.

1921 Census of Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver Centre, District Number: 22; Sub-District: Ward 1; Sub-District Number: 32; City, Town or Village: Vancouver; 1816 Alberni, William D Campbell.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKN-19W : accessed 8 December 2014), William Campbell, 26 Dec 1922; citing Vancouver B C, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13121, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,298.

William Campbell, death notice, Vancouver Sun, December 28, 1922, page 12, http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=liplAAAAIBAJ&sjid=oogNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2817%2C6274468; Link leads to Card of Thanks, which is directly below the death notice.: “Campbell – Dec. 26th, 1922, at the family residence, 1816 Alberni, William Campbell, in his 72nd year. Funeral services from Center & Hanna’s chapel this afternoon at 1 o’clock, Rev. A.D. McKenzie officiating. Interment in Ocean View Burial Park.”

 

Mary O’Donell (wife of William D. Campbell)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL2N-24W : accessed 8 December 2014), Mary Campbell, 30 Jan 1936; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13155, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,953,019.

Mary Campbell, death notice, Vancouver Sun, January 31, 1936, page 17, http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=4_BlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=I4kNAAAAIBAJ&pg=4679%2C3158325 [link leads to “Coming Events”; death notice is directly below]: “Campbell – Died Jan. 30, 1936, at her residence, 1812 Nelson St., Mary, widow of the late William D. Campbell in her 79th year. Mrs. Campbell leaves two sons, John H. and Archibald A., city’ three daughters, Mrs. W.F. Pratt of Hanna, Alberta, Mrs. Rev. A.M. McColl, of Hutchinson, Nebraska; Mrs. Wm McCurdy, at home. Funeral service in Center & Hanna’s chapel, Saturday afternoon at 3:30. Rev. W.C. Cameron officiating. Committal Ocean View Burial Park.”

 

John Harvey Campbell (son of William D. Campbell)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FM79-T61 : accessed 8 December 2014), John Harvey Campbell, 1881.

“Canada Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW2R-3CH : accessed 8 December 2014), Harvey J Campbell, Colchester North, Essex South, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148137.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLBN-X7D : accessed 8 December 2014), John Harvey Campbell, 09 Apr 1973; citing Duncan, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13324, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,050,076; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=a463f076-184f-487d-9df7-c5243dc91613.

 

Hattie Mcleod Campbell (daughter of William D. Campbell)

“Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F22T-W2Q : accessed 8 December 2014), Hattie Mcleod Campbell, 06 Jul 1883; citing Colchester North, Essex, Ontario, 06 Jul 1883, reference cn 7382; FHL microfilm 1,845,584.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FMDC-CXB : accessed 8 December 2014), Hattie Mcleod Campbell, 1883.

 

Kate Mcleod Campbell (daughter of William D. Campbell)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZL-ZZD : accessed 8 December 2014), William Pratt and Kate Mcleod Campbell, 17 Feb 1916; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11379, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,707.

 

Archibald A Campbell (son of William D. Campbell)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLRZ-5D3 : accessed 8 December 2014), Archibald A Campbell, 05 Jul 1953; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13216, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,875.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLPK-6Q1 : accessed 9 December 2014), Florence Lily Campbell, 27 Dec 1948; citing Lulu Island, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13199, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,569.

 

Grace (“Gracie”) Gertrude Campbell (daughter of William D. Campbell)

“Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLYH-MJL : accessed 8 December 2014), Grace Gertrude Campbell, 04 Jun 1887; citing Colchester South, Essex, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,845,884.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDDQ-VY7 : accessed 8 December 2014), Allan Mc Dougall Mc Coll and Grace Gertrude Campbell, 31 Aug 1911; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11375, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,703.

 

Florence Edna (“Flossie”) Campbell (daughter of William D. Campbell)

“Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F2PQ-FZN : accessed 8 December 2014), Florence Edna Campbell, 07 Jun 1889; citing Colchester North, Essex, Ontario, 07 Jun 1889, reference cn 8446; FHL microfilm 1,845,895.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VNGW-R2D : accessed 8 December 2014), Florence Edna Campbell, 1889.

“Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLP7-CXH : accessed 8 December 2014), Florence Edna Campbell, 07 Jun 1889; citing Colchester North, Essex, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,845,895.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZV-DT5 : accessed 8 December 2014), William Mackirdy and Flossie Edna Campbell, 24 Sep 1913; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11377, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,705.

Canadian Expeditionary Force, http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=166642; Name: MACKIRDY, WILLIAM; Regimental Number: 183693; Date of Birth: 28/12/1882; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7010 – 25; Item Number:166642.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLLW-7VV : accessed 8 December 2014), Florence Edna Mackirdy, 15 Feb 1946; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13189, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,421.

William Mackirdy, http://www.mytrees.com/ancestry/Other/Died-1951/Ma/Mackirdy-family/William-Mackirdy-ra000227-21.html (1881-1951)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLL9-VWM : accessed 8 December 2014), Daniel Harvey Mackirdy, 28 Jan 1985; citing Duncan, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B16571, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,358,011.

 

 

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