Craig, James Robert (1875-1953)

James Robert Craig was a real estate broker who lived at 1890 Alberni Street in early 1911.

He was born on July 20, 1875, in Charlo, New Brunswick. His father was John Craig; his mother was Sarah Ann Galbraith.

On July 20, 1910, in Vancouver, James married Jane Ethel Carter. She was born in Ottawa, Ontario on June 1, 1879. Her father was Charles Henry Carter; her mother was Mary Gibson. (Jane’s brother, Charles Cleveland Carter, married Eva Burdis, a daughter of William David Burdis, who lived at 1869 Comox Street from 1906 to 1928.)

On January 21, 1911, the social column of the Vancouver Province said: “Mrs. J.R. Craig will receive for the first time since her marriage on Monday next, at her home, 1890 Alberni Street.” [Vancouver Province, January 21, 1911, page 5.]

James died in Vancouver on December 9, 1953. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Jane died in Vancouver on September 18, 1966.

James and Jane had the following children.

 

Margaret (“Peggy”) Winifred Craig

Margaret (“Peggy”) Winifred Craig was born in Vancouver about 1912. She worked as a stenographer for the federal government in 1953. It appears that she did not marry. She was living at 6429 Larch Street in 1953 and in 1966.

 

Robert James Craig

Robert James Craig was born in Vancouver on July 1, 1913. He worked as a mining engineer. He married Alice May Brennan. He died in Vancouver on December 12, 1967.

 

Noel Galbraith Craig

Noel Galbraith Craig was born in Vancouver about 1916. He worked as a clerk for the shipping company of Furness, Withy and Company in 1953. He was married to Muriel.

Ethel Mary Craig

Ethel Mary Craig was born in Vancouver about 1917. She became a teacher. It appears that she did not marry. She was living in Creston, British Columbia in 1944. In 1953 and 1966, she was living at 6429 Larch Street.

 

Sources

James Robert Craig

John Craig (1837-1873), http://records.ancestry.ca/john_craig_records.ashx?pid=71819383.

Sarah Ann Gilbraith [sic], http://records.ancestry.ca/sarah_ann_gilbraith_records.ashx?pid=96674458.

New Brunswick County Council Marriage Records, http://archives.gnb.ca/Search/CountyCouncilMarriageRecords/Details.aspx?culture=en-CA&Key=3D0D2DD0-7387-40E6-924F-E5EEDFADA9DF: County: Restigouche; Film: 16221; Page 262; Certificate Number: 823; Date of Marriage: 1873-12-17; Groom: Craig, John; Bride: Galbraith, Sarah Ann.

James Robert Craig, (born 1875), http://records.ancestry.ca/james_robert_craig_records.ashx?pid=61413872.

“Canada Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MV6N-Q8Z : accessed 22 March 2015), James Robert Craig in household of Sary Ann Craig, Colborne, Restigouche, New Brunswick, Canada; citing p. 9; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13186, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,822; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e326/e008136019.pdf

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVN-6CR : accessed 22 March 2015), James R Craig, C, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=19255&highlight=13&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+James+R+Craig; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000010064.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/27X1-S3L : accessed 22 March 2015), James R Craig, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZF-YZZ : accessed 22 March 2015), James Robert Craig and Jane Ethel Carter, 20 Jul 1910; citing , British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11374, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,702.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLRC-2ZB : accessed 22 March 2015), James Robert Craig, 09 Dec 1953; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13218, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,872.

James Robert Craig, death notice, Vancouver Province, December 10, 1953, page 38: “Craig – James Robert Craig, 6429 Larch St. passed away peacefully in the Vancouver General Hospital, Dec. 9, in his 79th year. Survived by his loving wife; 2 sons, Robert James of 7162 Cypress St. and Noel Galbraith, 462 E. 11th St., North Vancouver; 2 daughters, Margaret and Mary at home, and 5 grandchildren. Funeral announcement later.”

James Robert Craig, death notice, Vancouver Province, December 11, 1953, page 38: “Craig – James Robert Craig, 6429 Larch St. passed away peacefully in the Vancouver General Hospital, Dec. 9, in his 79th year. Survived by his loving wife; 2 sons, Robert James of 7162 Cypress St. and Noel Galbraith, 462 E. 11th St., North Vancouver; 2 daughters, Margaret and Mary at home, and 5 grandchildren. Rev. Canon Dudley Kemp will conduct the funeral service in St. Mary’s Church, 37th and Larch St., Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m. Interment Mountain View Cemetery. Mt. Pleasant Co., directors.”

“Find A Grave Index,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVV5-STPS : accessed 22 March 2015), James Robert Craig, 1953; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26291814, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26291814.

 

Jane Ethel Carter (wife of James Robert Craig)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLK1-4ZP : accessed 22 March 2015), Charles Henry Carter, 26 Jun 1911; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13098, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,126.

Charles Henry Carter, obituary, Vancouver Province, June 26, 1911, page 13: “Carter – Charles Henry Carter, aged 68, died at 1 o’clock this morning at his residence, 1652 Haro street. Deceased had lived in Vancouver since 1886. The immediate cause of death was heart failure, but he had been in poor health for some time. He leaves, besides a widow, four sons and three daughters, C.M.G. Carter, C.C. Carter, H.E. Carter, P.R. Carter, Mrs. A.J. Barker, Mrs. J.R. Craig and Miss Hilda Carter, all of whom reside in Vancouver. The funeral will take place tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. from the residence to St. James’s church and thence to the cemetery. Rev. H.G. F. Clinton will officiate.”

Charles Henry Carter, obituary, Vancouver Province, June 27, 1911, page 14: “The funeral occurred this afternoon of the late Charles Henry Carter from St. James’s church, Rev. H.G. F. Clinton officiating.”

“Find A Grave Index,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVV5-SYPX : accessed 22 March 2015), Charles Henry Carter, 1911; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26291815, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26291815.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL23-CLV : accessed 22 March 2015), Mary Ann Carter, 01 Jun 1919; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13115, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,143.

“Find A Grave Index,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVV5-SYTF : accessed 22 March 2015), Mary Ann Carter, 1919; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26291817, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26291817.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FM82-W3T : accessed 22 March 2015), Jane Carter, 1879.

“Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLYY-DVL : accessed 22 March 2015), Jane Carter, 01 Jun 1879; citing Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,845,220.

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F2JV-QTY : accessed 22 March 2015), Jane Carter, 01 Jun 1879; citing Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, 01 Jun 1879, reference cn 3787; FHL microfilm 1,845,220.

“Canada Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MVXC-NSH : accessed 22 March 2015), Ethel Carter in household of Charles Carter, Wellington Ward, Ottawa (City), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 6; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13229, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,865; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e327/e008169625.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWK3-QB5 : accessed 22 March 2015), Ethel Carter, Vancouver City, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148093; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148093-00217.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVJ-VBF : accessed 22 March 2015), Ethel J Carter in household of Chas H Carter, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 17, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=60133&highlight=13&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Ethel+J.+Carter.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/27X1-S3G : accessed 22 March 2015), Jane E Craig in entry for James R Craig, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLTB-YFF : accessed 22 March 2015), Jane Ethel Craig, 18 Sep 1966; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13279, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,855.

Jane Ethel Craig, death notice, Vancouver Sun, September 20, 1966, page 30; Vancouver Province, September 20, 1966, page 24: “Craig – On September 18, 1966, Jane Ethel Craig, of 6429 Larch Street, aged 87 years. Survived by 2 sons, Robert and Noel; 2 daughters, Peggy and Mary, 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; 1 sister, Mrs. C.G.G. MacLean, all of Vancouver. Rev. G.D. Kelly will conduct the funeral service in St. Mary’s Kerrisdale Church, corner of Larch and 37th Avenue on Wednesday, September 21, at 1 p.m. Cremation. Mount Pleasant Chapel, directors.”

 

Robert James Craig (son of James Robert Craig)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLY3-N9N : accessed 22 March 2015), Robert James Craig, 12 Dec 1967; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13286, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,930.

 

Ethel Mary Craig (daughter of James Robert Craig)

“Idaho, Eastport, Arrival Manifests, 1924-1956,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KF64-T17 : accessed 22 March 2015), Ethel Mary Craig, 1942; citing Immigration, Eastport, Idaho, United States, NARA microfilm publication A3460 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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