Cerles, Albert Joseph (1883-1975)

Albert Joseph Cerles lived at 996 Denman Street in 1914. He was a clerk for the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1914, but more often he was a proprietor of a series of hotels in Vancouver. Later he was involved in the importing business.

Albert was born in Firmi, Aveyron, France [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firmi] on September 10, 1883. His father was Augustin Cerles, who was a farmer; his mother was Octavie Raynal.

On January 19, 1914, in Vancouver, Albert married Adrienne Vuillermoz. She was born in Chatillon, Italy [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2tillon,_Aosta_Valley]. Her father was Martin Vuillermoz, who was in the civil service; her mother was Rosalie Vittaz.

Albert died in Victoria, British Columbia, on March 1, 1975. He was buried in Royal Oak Burial Park in Victoria.

Adrienne died on Victoria on September 6, 1974. She was buried in Royal Oak Burial Park in Victoria.

Sources

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X2J8-23F : accessed 01 Sep 2013), Albert Cerles, 1911.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZN-3XZ : accessed 01 Sep 2013), Albert Cerles and Adrienne Vuillermoz, 1914.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XGL7-D6X : accessed 01 Sep 2013), Albert Cerles, 1916.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XGL7-D6F : accessed 02 Sep 2013), Adrienne Cerles, 1916.

Albert worked in the following establishments in Vancouver:

List of Owners of the Heatley Block Property from Crown to Present, http://www.heritagevancouver.org/pdf/HV_Heatley_Block_ownership.pdf: “July 7, 1938: Albert Cerles and Adrienne Cerles, $19,000.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLB5-DT7 : accessed 01 Sep 2013), Albert Joseph Cerles, 1975.

Albert Joseph Cerles, death notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, March 4, 1975, page 21: “Cerles – In Victoria, B.C., on March 1, 1975, Albert Joseph Cerles, aged 91 years, of 1365 Rockland Ave. Predeceased by his wife Adrienne in September 1974, he leaves his good friends, the Lavertu family. Funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Jean Baptiste Church, 301 Richmond Rd., Father E. Paradis officiating, followed by interment in the Royal Oak Burial Park. Hayward’s Thomson and Irving, Directors.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLBL-SXD : accessed 01 Sep 2013), Adrienne Cerles, 1974.

Adrienne Cerles, death notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, September 10, 1974, page 19: “Cerles –On September 6, 1974, at her residence, Mrs. Adrienne Cerles, aged 95 years, beloved wife of Mr. Albert Cerles of 1365 Rockland Ave. Mrs. Cerles leaves to mourn her passing her husband, Albert, and dear family friends, the Lavertu family. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, in St. Jean Baptiste Church, 301 Richmond Rd., Rev. Fr. A. Auger will officiate. Interment will be in the Royal Oak Burial Park. Flowers gratefully declined. Hayward’s Chapel, 734 Broughton St., in care of arrangements.”

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