Devereux, William A. (born 1880)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 490 (edited image)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 490 (edited image).

 

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 619 (edited image)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 619 (edited image).

 

William A. Devereux was a tobacco salesman for Robert N. Johnston. William lived at 2046 Pendrell Street from 1919 to 1922.

 

Early Life

William A. Devereux was born in the United States about 1880. He was married to Anna.

 

To Vancouver

William and Anna arrived in Vancouver about 1918.

In 1918 they were living at 1674 Davie Street.

From 1919 to 1922, they were at 2046 Pendrell Street.

In 1922, William was a salesman for D.J. Elmer and Company, which was also in the wholesale tobacco business.

 

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1922, page 650

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1922, page 650

 

William did not appear in the Vancouver directories after 1922.

It is possible that William and Anna moved to California in the 1920s.

Anna may have died in California in 1948.

William may have died in California in 1960.

 

Sources

1921 Canada Census, William Devereaux [sic]; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 3; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“United States Census, 1930”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCX8-L25 : accessed 23 May 2016), William A Devereux, 1930.

“United States Census, 1930”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCX8-L2R : accessed 23 May 2016), Anna M Devereux in entry for William A Devereux, 1930.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K96H-TXP : accessed 23 May 2016), W A Devereux, Healdsburg Judicial Township, Sonoma, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 49-19, sheet 12A, family 258, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 349.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPKS-WYK : accessed 23 May 2016), Anna M Devereux, 16 Nov 1948; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGC-PDZY : accessed 23 May 2016), Anna M Devereux, ; Burial, Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States of America, Calvary Catholic Cemetery; citing record ID 121190655, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=121190655.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPC4-FKJ : accessed 23 May 2016), William A Devereux, 14 Sep 1960; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGC-PDZB : accessed 23 May 2016), William A Devereux, ; Burial, Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, United States of America, Calvary Catholic Cemetery; citing record ID 121190627, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=121190627.