Franklin, Henry James (Harry) (1875-1949)

Henry James (Harry) Franklin was a real estate salesman. He lived at 1801 Beach Avenue from 1907 to 1910.

Harry was born on September 25, 1875, in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. His father was Joseph Lamb Franklin (1846-1904), who was a building contractor. Harry’s mother was Elizabeth Sophia Staines (1857-1910).

Joseph’s business failed in the late 1880s, and he became bankrupt in 1889. He came to Vancouver about 1889, where he became a contractor and builder. In 1892, 1893 and 1894, he was an alderman for Ward 4 in the Vancouver city council.

Joseph died in Vancouver on November 23, 1904. He was buried in the Masonic section of Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

In 1906, Harry had a rubber stamp business, and was living at 614 Westminster Avenue (later called Main Street). In 1907, Harry began selling real estate. He and his mother, Elizabeth, moved to 1801 Beach Avenue.

Elizabeth died in Vancouver on March 6, 1910. She was buried in the Masonic section of Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

For the next decade, Harry continued to work in the real estate business. He lived in a series of boarding houses in Vancouver.

On April 18, 1922, in Vancouver, Harry married Jeannette Alvina Peck, who was the widow of Edward Winston Peck (1885-1919). Jeannette was born on April 20, 1886, in North Dakota. Her father was Thomas G. Leckie. Her mother was Teresa Butler.

Harry died in Vancouver on October 2, 1949. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Jeannette died in Vancouver on July 27, 1936. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Jeanette and Edward Winston Peck had a daughter.

 

Gwendolyne Alice Peck

Gwendolyne Alice Peck was born in Vancouver on June 27, 1908. (Her first name appears in various spellings. Sometimes she was just called “Gwen.”)

On December 20, 1933, in Vancouver, she married John Francis Simpson, a widower who was a chauffeur and bus driver. He was born on October 26, 1901, in Liverpool, England. His father was John Simpson. His mother was Florence Burke.

Gwendolyne died in Vancouver on October 9, 1962. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

John died in Vancouver on December 13, 1971. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby.

 

Harry and Jeanette had the following children.

 

Henry James Franklin

Henry James Franklin was born in Vancouver on April 25, 1922. He married Dorothy Olive Smith. She was born on June 25, 1928, in Fort Worth, Texas. Her father was Alan (of Allen) James Smith. Her mother was Maude Gertrude Pearson.

Dorothy died in Vancouver on October 3, 1985. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Henry died in Vancouver on January 31, 1986. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

 

Frederick Thomas Franklin

Frederick Thomas Franklin was born in Vancouver on January 22, 1925. He became a firefighter with the Vancouver Fire Department. He served with the Canadian military forces during the Second World War. He was married to Elise.

Frederick died on October 18, 2014.

 

Sources

Joseph Lamb Franklin (father of Henry James Franklin)

Bishop’s Stortford, Wikipedia article, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bishop%27s_Stortford.

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26PG-SCF : accessed 18 July 2015), Joseph Lamb Franklin, 1846; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1871,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF68-J9Q : accessed 18 July 2015), Joseph Franklin in household of James Bright, Ware, Ware, Hertfordshire, England; from “1871 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 10, folio 27, p. 14, Ware registration district, Ware subdistrict, ED 2, household 70, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 828,290.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DLT-F8C : accessed 18 July 2015), Joseph Lamb Franklin, 1873; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Dunmow, Essex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3PP-NM6 : accessed 18 July 2015), Joseph L Franklin, Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 31, PRO RG 11/1406 / 67, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 1,341,342.

Henham History – Newspaper Cuttings 19th Century, http://www.henhamhistory.org/newspapercuttings19thcenturypt2.html: 1883 Oct 27th. The Newsman: “Broxted: TIMBER STEALING – James Reynolds, labourer, of Plegden-green, Henham, surrendered himself on bail, charged with feloniously stealing a quantity of feather-edged boarding and timber, the property of Mr. Joseph Lamb Franklin, builder, Great Dunmow, at Broxted, sometime during the month of September. The prosecutor was engaged repairing the farm premises of Wood Farm, Broxted, when the boarding and oak timber went missing. Information was given to the police, and inquiries instituted, the premises of the prisoner were searched, and the property was found. P.C. Smith, stationed at Henham, proved apprehending the prisoner, who was sentenced to two months’ hard labour.”

Joseph Lamb Franklin, and Alfred Franklin, bankruptcy, London Gazette:

9 April 1889, page 2066, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/25922/page/2066;

June 7, 1889; page 3162, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/25943/page/3162;

November 1, 1889, page 5822, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/25989/page/5822;

December 3, 1889, page 6978, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/25998/page/6978;

March 11, 1890, page 1399, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/26031/page/1399;

December 16, 1890, page 7098, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/26115/page/7098;

September 4, 1891, page 4770, https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/26198/page/4770.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWK3-4GD : accessed 18 July 2015), Joseph Franklin, 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_148093-00270.pdf.

B.C. Voters List 1898 – Fo to Fz, http://bc.canadagenweb.org/vote1898/votefo.htm: “Franklin, Joseph Lamb, 250 Barnard St, Carpenter, Van.”

Making Vancouver: Class, Status, and Social Boundaries, 1863-1913, by Robert A.J. McDonald, , Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press, 1996, Chapter 3, Monopolists and Plain People, page 79: “Joseph L. Franklin, an English-born master craftsman, contractor, trade unionist, and ‘father’ of the by-law” to create an elected board of water commissioners.”

Vancouver’s elected representatives, by Wayne D. Madden, 2003, pages B-7 and B-8; City Council 1892, 1893, 1894; https://archive.org/stream/PAM200372/PAM-2003-72#page/n31/mode/1up/search/franklin; https://archive.org/stream/PAM200372/PAM-2003-72#page/n32/mode/1up/search/franklin

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1902, page 658: J.L. Franklin, piano dealer, picture frames, 612 Westminster.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 683: Joseph L. Franklin, retired, h 612 Westminster ave.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLV1-Q49 : accessed 18 July 2015), Joseph Lamb Franklin, 23 Nov 1904; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13094, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,122. Medical certificate of death: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11627-4729-99?cc=1538285: “Joseph L. Franklin, an English-born master craftsman, contractor, trade unionist, and ‘father’ of the by-law” to create an elected board of water commissioners.

Joseph L. Franklin, death notice, Victoria Times, November 25, 1904, page 8; https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-28093-9853-13?cc=2001136&wc=M61J-HWP:284757401”: “Died. Franklin – At Vancouver, on Nov. 23rd, Joseph L. Franklin, aged 58 years.”

Joseph Lamb Franklin, obituary, Vancouver Province, November 24, 1904, page 3: “At his residence on Westminster avenue, last evening, death claimed one of the city’s best known residents in the person of ex-Ald. Joseph Lamb Franklin. Deceased was fifty-eight years of age, and had been suffering from ill-health for some time. Mr. Franklin was a native of Bishop Stortford, England, but had been a resident of Vancouver since 1889. From 1892 to 1894 he was a representative of Ward Four in the City Council. Pursuing his vocation of contractor and builder, he had erected many buildings in this city. He was a respected member of Mount Hermon Masonic Lodge. He leaves a wife, a son, Mr. H.J. Franklin, a sister, Mrs. Garcia, and four brothers and sisters in England.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-3Z15 : accessed 18 July 2015), Joseph L. Franklin, 1904; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26301436, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26301436.

Franklin, Joseph L., photograph of gravestone in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver; http://freemasonry.bcy.ca/history/mountain_view/pics/images/023-0010.jpg.

 

Elizabeth Sophia Staines (mother of Henry James Franklin)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2DLB-JYM : accessed 18 July 2015), Elizabeth Sophia Staines, 1873; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Dunmow, Essex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLLG-TYW : accessed 18 July 2015), Elizabeth Sophia Franklin, 06 Mar 1910; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13097, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,125. Medical certificate of death: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-12063-112818-95?cc=1538285.

Elizabeth S. Franklin, obituary, Vancouver Province, March 7, 1910, page 2: “Well Known Woman Dies. An old time resident of Vancouver, in the person of Mrs. Elizabeth S. Franklin, passed away early yesterday morning. The deceased lady, who has been a resident of this city for the past twenty-one years, was the widow of the late ex-alderman, J.L. Franklin, who was for several years a member of the city council in the early nineties. She leaves one son, Mr. Harry J. Franklin, and the following nephews and nieces resident in Vancouver: Miss Hetty Baynes and Miss Kate Baynes, Mr. E.D. Baynes, Messrs. S.W. and Leonard Tanner. The late Mrs. Franklin was one of the oldest members of St. James church, and was for many years an active worker in the woman’s auxiliary of that parish. The funeral will take place from the family residence, corner of Beach avenue and Burnaby street, tomorrow (Tuesday) at 12:15 noon, to St. James church. The service will be held at the church at one o’clock, the Reverends H.G. F. Clinton and E.W. Summercales officiating. The interment will take place in the family plot in the Masonic cemetery.”

“Pioneer Resident of City Passes Away,” Vancouver World, March 7, 1910, page 18 [same text as Elizabeth S. Franklin, obituary, Vancouver Province, March 7, 1910, page 2.]

Elizabeth S. Franklin, death notice, Vancouver Province, March 7, 1910, page 28: “Franklin – On March 6, 1910, Elizabeth S. Franklin, widow of the late Joseph S. [sic] Franklin, in her sixty-fourth year. Funeral will take place from the family residence, corner of Beach avenue and Burnaby street, tomorrow (Tuesday), at 12: 15 noon to St. James church. Service at church at 1 o’clock. Friends and acquaintances will please accepts this, the only intimation.”

Elizabeth S. Franklin, death notice, Vancouver World, March 7, 1910, page 18. [Same text as Elizabeth S. Franklin, death notice, Vancouver Province, March 7, 1910, page 28.]

Mrs. E.S. Franklin, obituary, Vancouver world, March 9, 1910, page 11: “The funeral of late Mrs. Elizabeth S. Franklin took place yesterday afternoon from St. James church, where services were conducted by Rev. H.G. Fiennes-Clinton and Rev. E.W. Summerscales. The pall-bearers were Messrs. J.W. Tendell, W.M. Horie, E.O. Lyte, Thomas Lake, J.H. Bowman and J.B. Kay.” [Includes list of donors and descriptions of floral tributes.]

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-3ZBQ : accessed 18 July 2015), Elizabeth Sophia Franklin, 1910; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26301437, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26301437.

 

Henry James Franklin

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X8Q-9ZC : accessed 18 July 2015), Henry James Franklin, 1875; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3PP-NMF : accessed 18 July 2015), Harry J Franklin in household of Joseph L Franklin, Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 31, PRO RG 11/1406 / 67, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 1,341,342.

B.C. Voters List 1898 – Fo to Fz, http://bc.canadagenweb.org/vote1898/votefo.htm: “Franklin, Henry James, 423 Princess St, Clerk, Van.”

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1901, page 679: H.J. Franklin, clerk water works, City Hall, h. 1250 Melville.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-9Z9V : accessed 18 July 2015), H J Franklin in entry for Mattie Driscoll, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm ; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=64040&highlight=24&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+HJ+Franklin; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940426.pdf.

1921 Canada Census, H.James Franklin, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 2, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 17; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZ1-RZ7 : accessed 18 July 2015), Henry James Franklin and Jeannette Aloina Peck, 18 Apr 1922; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13743, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,225.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLRW-6L5 : accessed 18 July 2015), Henry James Franklin, 02 Oct 1949; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13202, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,572.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-3Z1Z : accessed 18 July 2015), Henry James Franklin, 1949; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26301438, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26301438.

 

Jeanette Alvina Leckie (wife of Henry James Franklin)

1921 Canada Census, Jannette Alvina Peck, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 16; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLLT-255 : accessed 18 July 2015), Jeannette Alvina Franklin, 27 Jul 1936; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13157, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,953,021.

Jeannette Alvina Franklin, death notice, Vancouver Province, July 28, 1936, page 13; Vancouver sun, July 28, 1936, page 11: “Franklin – Passed away July 27th, 1936, Jeannette Alvina Franklin, of 1191 West 71st Ave., in her 51st year. Survived by her husband, two sons, Henry and Freddie; one daughter, Mrs. John Simpson; her father, Mr. Thomas Leckie; two brothers, James and Gordon Leckie, all in Vancouver; two sisters, Mrs. P.J. Zwaschka in Everson, Wash., and Mrs. C.R. Toombs in Oakland. Funeral announcement later by Nun & Thomson.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-38MZ : accessed 18 July 2015), Jeannette A. Franklin, 1936; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26285330, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26285330.

 

Edward Winston Peck (first husband of Jeanette Alvina Leckie)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGY-74X : accessed 18 July 2015), Edward Mumby Peck, 18 Nov 1942; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13177, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,953,637. [Father of Edward Winston Peck.]

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-779W : accessed 18 July 2015), Edward M. Peck, 1942; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26286504, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26286504.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPM-9L8 : accessed 18 July 2015), Anne Peck, 25 Aug 1945; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13188, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,325. [Mother of Edward Winston Peck.]

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7Q11 : accessed 18 July 2015), Anne Peck, 1945; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26329114, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26329114.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDDM-MWH : accessed 18 July 2015), Edward Peck and Jennie Alvira Leckie, 14 Sep 1907; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11373, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,530.

1911 Canada census, Item Number: 487928; Surname: Peck; Given Name(s): Edward W; Age: 25; Province: British Columbia; District Name: New Westminster; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=61056&highlight=23&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Edward+W+Peck; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001939115.pdf

Canadian Expeditionary Force, Name: Peck, Edward Winston; Regimental Number: 28785; 760686; Date of Birth: 25/10/1885; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7693 – 18; Item Number: 562671; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=562671.

Private Edward Winston Peck, http://canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=21907.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL23-KQ4 : accessed 18 July 2015), Edward Winston Peck, 15 Oct 1919; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13116, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,927,144.

In memory of Private Edward Winston Peck, October 15, 1918, http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/420881

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7794 : accessed 18 July 2015), Edward Winston Peck, 1919; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26300182, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26300182.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8J-P2Y : accessed 18 July 2015), Charles Thomas Peck and Mary Helen Morrison, 01 Apr 1916; citing New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11383, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,976.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8J-DNH : accessed 18 July 2015), Farnswell Geo Peck and Jennie Selina Karyula, 02 Jul 1912; citing New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11383, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,976.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDDW-SXH : accessed 18 July 2015), Joseph Samuel Peck and Jessie Winnifred Mcbryan, 16 Sep 1924; citing Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13748, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,318.

 

Gwendolyne Alice Peck (daughter of Jeanette Alvina Leckie and Edward Winston Peck)

1921 Canada Census, Gwendoline Alice Peck, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 16; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8N-B15 : accessed 18 July 2015), John Francis Simpson and Sadie Kerr, 28 Jan 1928; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13755, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,508.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLK2-MHD : accessed 18 July 2015), Sadie Simpson, 17 Feb 1929; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13136, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,952,636.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1933-09-418606; John Francis Simpson and Gwen Peck; date of marriage: December 20, 1933; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=7a0d8c4c-fb41-49da-97d3-39dd1c50bb98.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTD-B24 : accessed 18 July 2015), Gwendolyne Alice Simpson, 09 Oct 1962; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13258, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,500.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTW-XGW : accessed 18 July 2015), John Francis Simpson, 13 Dec 1971; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13314, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,034,297.

 

Henry James Franklin (son of Henry James Franklin)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLLC-RYH : accessed 18 July 2015), Harry James Franklin, 31 Jan 1986; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B16578, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,358,018.

“Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1935,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VH8X-2BZ : accessed 18 July 2015), Dorothy Olive Smith, 25 Jun 1928; citing Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, certificate 47172, Bureau of Vital Statistics. State Registrar Office, Austin; FHL microfilm 2,240,617.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLLD-YDG : accessed 18 July 2015), Dorothy Olive Franklin, 03 Oct 1985; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B16575, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,358,015.

Dorothy Olive Franklin, death notice, Vancouver Sun, October 4, 1985, page D12; Vancouver Province, October 6, 1985, page 95: “Franklin – Dorothy Olive, late of Vancouver and Richmond, B.C., aged 57 years, passed away peacefully in the Vancouver General Hospital on October 3, 1985 after a lengthy illness. Survived by her mother, Mrs. Maude G. Smith, her husband, Harry J. Franklin Sr., her 2 sons, Harry Jr. and William Allan; 2 brothers, Alan Robinson Smith, Ph. D. and sister-in-law, Frances, of New York City; Major William Herbert Smith and sister-in-law, Mariette of Nepean/Ottawa, Ontario, 2 nieces, Mrs. Paul (Sherryann) Pescheh of Edmonds, Washington and Mrs. David (Tanis) Yonkers of Millcreek, Washington and their spouses; David Yonkers, M.D. and Paul Peshech M.D. The deceased father, Wing Commander, Alan James Smith predeceased his devoted and loving daughter, Dorothy Olive. Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Dorothy attended Maple Grove, Point Grey, Magee in Vancouver and Lisgar Collegiate in Ottawa, graduating with high honours from the University of British Columbia in 1949. Active in the Point Grey Golf Club as former ladies captain, the Canadian Ladies Golf Association as a national Director of Course Rating (1976-80). A member of the Thrift Shop Volunteer and later treasurer of the Junior League of Vancouver and for the past 13 years active in business with Jordans Contract Sales of Vancouver. Funeral service will he held Monday, October 7, at 1 p.m. at St. Faith’s Anglican Church, 57th Ave. and Cypress Street, Vancouver, Rev. Andrew Tike officiating at Ocean View Memorial Park in Burnaby to follow. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the B.C. and Yukon Division, Canadian Cancer Society.”

Frederick Franklin (son of Henry James Franklin)

In Memory of Frederick Thomas Franklin; http://www.kearneyfh.com/book-of-memories/1967253/Franklin-Frederick/obituary.php.

Fred Franklin, January 22, 1925 – October 18, 2014, death notice, Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Oct. 22, 2014; http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/vancouversun/obituary.aspx?n=fred-franklin&pid=172899799

Fred Franklin, January 22, 1925 – October 18, 2014; funeral notice, Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Oct. 23, 2014; http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/vancouversun/obituary.aspx?n=fred-franklin&pid=172913588.

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