Gwyn, William Trevor (1880-between 1946 and 1968)

Northern Who's Who; a Biographical Dictionary of Men and Women, Volume 1, C.W. Parker, editor; Vancouver, Western Press Association, 1916, page 302; https://archive.org/stream/northernwhoswhob01park#page/302/mode/1up

Northern Who’s Who; a Biographical Dictionary of Men and Women, Volume 1, C.W. Parker, editor; Vancouver, Western Press Association, 1916, page 302; https://archive.org/stream/northernwhoswhob01park#page/302/mode/1up

William Trevor Gwyn was a banker and broker who lived at 786 Gilford Street in 1916.

William Trevor Gwyn (sometimes called “Trevor”) was born in Dundas, Ontario, on January 14, 1880. His father was Herbert Charles Gwyn (1846-1926), who was a lawyer and soldier. William’s mother was Charlotte Elizabeth Osler (1847-1925).

In 1896, William began to work for the Dominion Bank in Oshawa, Ontario. He was later with the bank in Guelph, Belleville and Toronto, and Winnipeg.

On May 31, 1906, in Toronto, he married Emily Harriett Spragge. She was born on November 28, 1880, in Toronto. Her father was Edward William Spragge (1843-1920), who was a physician. Her mother was Harriet Elizabeth Morris (1844-1924).

For a time William was the assistant manager of the Dominion Bank in Montreal.

In 1913, he was in Winnipeg, working as the western inspector for the bank.

Henderson’s Winnipeg Directory, 1913, page 922; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/921.3.14/830.html.

Henderson’s Winnipeg Directory, 1913, page 922; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/921.3.14/830.html.

In 1913, he was living at 397 River Avenue in Winnipeg.

About 1915, he became the acting manager of the Vancouver branch of the bank.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 684

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 684

He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1915 Acting manager, Dominion Bank [no home address]
1916 786 Gilford Street
1917-1918 3690 Cypress Street

In 1917 and 1918, he was the manager of the Vancouver branch of the bank.

He later lived in Winnipeg, where he was with the investment firm of Osler, Hammond and Nanton.

For a time, he lived in the Wardlaw Apartments at 544 Wardlaw Avenue in Winnipeg. [The original name of the avenue and the building was “Wardlow”; it later became Wardlaw.]

Wardlaw Apartments, 544 Wardlaw Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Google Streets, searched February 2, 2016; image dated May 2014.

Wardlaw Apartments, 544 Wardlaw Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Google Streets, searched February 2, 2016; image dated May 2014.

In 1931, he became a director of the Monarch Life Assurance Company.

In 1932, he retired from Osler, Hammond and Nanton.

In the early and mid-1940s, he was still acting as a financial agent. He was living at 1B in the Tudor Wellington Apartments, 264 Wellington Crescent.

Welllington Apartments, 264 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Google Streets, searched February 2, 2016; image dated April 2014.

Wellington Apartments, 264 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Google Streets, searched February 2, 2016; image dated April 2014.

He died between 1946 and 1968.

Emily died in Winnipeg on December 19, 1968.

 

William and Emily had the following children.

 

Charles Featherstone Gwyn

Charles Featherstone Gwyn was born on November 29, 1909. On May 15, 1937, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he married Marion Benson McEachern.

In 1939 he was a yardmaster for the Canadian Pacific Railway in Winnipeg.

Charles died in 1969.

 

Elizabeth Emily Gwyn

Elizabeth Emily Gwyn was born on November 29, 1909. On March 16, 1940, in Toronto, she married James Arthur Harshaw. He was born on January 31, 1903, in Napanee, Ontario. He was the son of Archibald Thomas Harshaw of Napanee.

After the marriage, Elizabeth and James lived at 112 Hudson Drive, Moore Park in Toronto.

James worked for the Dominion Bank in Ontario, Calgary, Alberta, and Winnipeg, Manitoba.

James died on January 30, 1987.

Elizabeth died on January 2, 1992.

James and Elizabeth had a son named William A. (“Bill”) Henshaw.

 

William Trevor Gwyn

William Trevor Gwyn was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on May 6, 1914. He died in Winnipeg on February 13, 1922. He was buried in Saint John’s Anglican Cathedral Cemetery in Winnipeg.

 

Sources

The Baths of Alltyferin; Of the Osler, Francis & Bath Families; Charlotte Elizabeth Osler b. Dec. 6, 1847 d. Jan. 26, 1925; http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bathonia/OslerBathFrancisConnections.htm

William Trevor [Gwyn], b. Jan. 14, 1880 Married June 2, 1906 Emily Spragge. Children:

  • Charles Featherstone [Gwyn], b. Nov. 29, 1909 Married May 15, 1937 Marion McEachern
  • Elizabeth Emily [Gwyn], b. Nov. 29, 1909
  • William [Gwyn], b. May 6, 1914 d. Feb. 13, 1922

 

Featherstone Lake Osler (father of Charlotte Elizabeth Osler)

John Webster Grant, “Osler, Featherstone Lake,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 12, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed February 3, 2016, http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/osler_featherstone_lake_12E.html.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N5DV-Q2Z : accessed 3 February 2016), Featherstone Lake Osler, 30 Jul 1832; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 916,970.

“England, Cornwall and Devon Parish Registers, 1538-2010,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJH1-9PCQ : accessed 3 February 2016), Featherstone Lake Osler, 30 Jul 1832; citing Christening, Falmouth, Cornwall, England, Cornwall Records Office, Truro.

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NVRP-39Q : accessed 3 February 2016), Featherstone Lake Osler and Ellen Free Pickton, 06 Feb 1837; citing Budock,Cornwall,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 226,137, 246,834.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2Y-R949 : accessed 3 February 2016), Featherstone Lake Osler, 1895; Burial, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Saint James Cemetery; citing record ID 86838145, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86838145.

 

Ellen Free Picton (mother of Charlotte Elizabeth Osler)

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2Y-R94M : accessed 3 February 2016), Ellen Free Osler, 1907; Burial, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Saint James Cemetery; citing record ID 86838183, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86838183.

“The Centenary of Mrs. E. P. Osler,” Toronto Globe, December 15, 1906; page 15. Describes long life of Ellen P. Osler, and lists her children, including “Mrs. Gwyn, wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Gwyn of Dundas,” and grandchildren, including “William Trevor Gwyn.”

 

Herbert Charles Gwyn (father of William Trevor Gwyn)

Herbert Charles Gwynn, lawyer, Canadian Men and Women of the Time, Second Edition, Henry James Morgan, editor; Toronto, William Briggs, 1912, page 484; https://archive.org/stream/canadianmenwomen00morguoft#page/484/mode/1up.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMFY-X29 : accessed 3 February 2016), Herbert Charles Gwyn and Charlotte Elizabeth Osler, 03 Jul 1872; citing registration , Dundas, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,862,698.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JK7B-Y44 : accessed 3 February 2016), Herbert Charles Gwyn, 08 Jan 1926; citing Wellington, Ontario, 036446, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,079,859.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2Y-57Y4 : accessed 3 February 2016), Herbert Charles Gwyn, 1926; Burial, Dundas, Hamilton Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Grove Cemetery; citing record ID 86887547, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86887547.

“Lieut.Col. H. C. Gwyn Passes in Hamilton: Prominent Lawyer and Court Registrar Dies in 80th Year,” Toronto Globe, January 9, 1926, page 3. [Describes family history, legal career, military activities, and lists surviving children, including William T. Gwyn of Winnipeg.]

 

Charlotte Elizabeth Osler (mother of William Trevor Gwyn)

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFRP-J3V : accessed 3 February 2016), Charlotte Elizabeth Gwyn, 26 Jan 1925; citing Wentworth, Ontario, Item 3, 34945, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,057,337.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV2Y-57YW : accessed 3 February 2016), Charlotte Elizabeth Gwyn, 1925; Burial, Dundas, Hamilton Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Grove Cemetery; citing record ID 86887497, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=86887497.

“Col. Gwyn’s Wife Dies at Hamilton,” Toronto Globe, January 27, 1925, page 5 [Describes family history and lists surviving children, including Trevor Gwyn of Winnipeg.]

 

William Trevor Gwyn

“Ontario Births, 1869-1911,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMCJ-J9G : accessed 3 February 2016), William Trevor Gwyn, 14 Jan 1880; citing Birth, Dundas, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,401.

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F25C-C31 : accessed 3 February 2016), William Trevor Gwyn, 14 Jan 1880; citing Dundas, Wentworth, Ontario, 14 Jan 1880, reference cn 38608; FHL microfilm 1,845,401.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGV-NMK : accessed 3 February 2016), William Gwynn in household of Charles Wilson, B, Toronto (west/ouest) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 22, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=109661&highlight=8&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+William+T+Gwyn.

Society, Winnipeg Tribune, May 18, 1906, page 5: “Invitations are issued for the marriage of Miss Emily Harriet Spragge, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Spragge, to William Trevor Gwyn, formerly of Winnipeg, son of Mr. Gwyn, Dundas, and nephew of E. B. Osier, M.P., at St. George’s church .Toronto, on Saturduy, June 2, at 3 o’clock.”

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ17-KQP : accessed 3 February 2016), William Trevor Gwyn and Emily Harriett Spragge, 31 May 1906; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,549.

W. T. Gwyn, 397 River Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Henderson’s Winnipeg Directory, 1913, page 609; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/921.3.14/517.html].

1921 Canada Census, William Trevor Gwynn [sic], Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 31; Census Place: Winnipeg (City), Winnipeg South, Manitoba; Page Number: 29; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“Monarch Life Assets Stand at $10,000,000,” Toronto Globe, January 28, 1931, page 5 [W. Trevor Gwyn was elected as a director at the annual meeting.]

A. M. Nanton’s 41 Years in Winnipeg, 1883-1924, by Paul Nanton, Manitoba History, Number 6, Fall 1983; http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/mb_history/06/nanton_am.shtml: [Includes history of Osler, Hammond and Nanton.]

“W. Trevor Gwyn Retires,” Toronto Globe, July 11, 1932; page 12: “Reports from Winnipeg announce the retirement of W. Trevor Gwyn from the firm of Osler, Hammond and Nanton, and as a director of Osler, Hammond & Nanton, Limited. The business of the company, which is one of the oldest established firms in Winnipeg, will be carried on as heretofore, the continuing partners and directors being Hugh F. Osler, Charles M. Taylor, William E. Meikle, Harry Ford and Charles F. Joyce.”

Henderson’s Winnipeg directory, 1942, page 804; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/921.4.23/568.html?qid=peelbib%7Cgwyn%7C%28peelnum%3A000921.4.*%29%7Cscore; Henderson’s Winnipeg directory, 1944, page 794; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/921.4.25/550.html: “Gwyn W Trevor fin agt 1000, 213 Notre Dame h 1B, 264 Wellington Cres”

264 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba; City of Winnipeg; http://www.winnipeg.ca/ppd/historic/pdf-Commemorative/Wellington264-overview.pdf.

 

Edward William Spragge (father of Emily Harriet Spragge)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFQ-SF6 : accessed 3 February 2016), Edward Spragge, St-Andrew Ward, Toronto (City), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 132; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13247, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,883.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGX-QGG : accessed 3 February 2016), E W Sprague, St Patricks Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148173.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGV-Q5D : accessed 3 February 2016), E. W. Spragge, B, Toronto (west/ouest) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 13, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Dr. E. W. Spragge Passes Away: For Many Years a Well- known Physician of This City,” Toronto Globe, January 1, 1920, page 8 [Describes family history, education, career as physician, sportsman, and surviving family, including “Mrs. Trevor Gwyn of Winnipeg.”]

 

Harriett Elizabeth Morris (mother of Emily Harriet Spragge)

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J65C-JYP : accessed 3 February 2016), Harriett Elizabeth Spragge, 02 Jul 1924; citing Toronto, York Co., Ontario, p 48 cn 4486, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,022,135.

 

Emily Spragge (wife of William Trevor Gwyn)

“Ontario Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLTN-KL6 : accessed 3 February 2016), Emily Harriett Spragge, 28 Nov 1880; citing Toronto, York, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,845,402.

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F227-2DQ : accessed 3 February 2016), Emily Harriett Spragge, 28 Nov 1880; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, 28 Nov 1880, reference cn 41667; FHL microfilm 1,845,402.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1911,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMCK-G96 : accessed 3 February 2016), Emily Harriett Spragge, 28 Nov 1880; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,402.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFQ-SFN : accessed 3 February 2016), Emily Spragge in household of Edward Spragge, St-Andrew Ward, Toronto (City), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 132; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13247, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,883.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGX-QGR : accessed 3 February 2016), Emily Sprague, St Patricks Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148173.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGV-Q5F : accessed 3 February 2016), Emily H Spragge in household of E. W. Spragge, B, Toronto (west/ouest) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 13, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

Emily Harriet Spragge and William Trevor Gwyn, marriage announcement, Toronto Globe, May 14, 1906, page 5: “Invitations are issued for the marriage of Miss Emily Harriet Spragge, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Spragge, to Mr. William Trevor Gwyn, son of Mr. Gwyn, Dundas, and nephew of Mr. E.B. Osler, M.P., at St. George’s Church on Saturday, June 2nd, at 3 o’clock, and afterwards at 206 Beverley street.”

Society, Toronto Globe, June 22, 1906, page 5: “Mrs. Trevor Gwyn (nee Spragge) will receive for the first time since her marriage on Monday and Tuesday next, June 25th and 26th, at her home, No. 6 McMaster avenue . . ..”

Society, Toronto Globe, June 25, 1906, page 5: “Mrs. Trevor Gwyn (nee Spragge) will receive for the first time since her marriage this afternoon at her residence, No. 6 McMaster avenue.”

Society, Toronto Globe, November 23, 1906, page 5: “Miss Florence Spragge gave an afternoon tea yesterday, which was most enjoyed by her young friends. Mrs. Spragge and Mrs. Trevor Gwyn were in charge of the pretty flower-decked tea table.”

Society, Toronto Globe, October 26, 1907, page 13: “Miss Goldwin Smith gave a delightful afternoon tea yesterday in honor of Miss Evelyn Cameron of Winnipeg, whose engagement to her nephew, Mr. Fraser Dixon, R.C.D., has been announced.” [Guests included Mrs. Trevor Gwyn.]

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:276T-FS6 : accessed 3 February 2016), Emily H Gwyn in entry for Edward W Spragge, 1911; citing Census, Toronto Centre Sub-Districts 18-62, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,525; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=52210&highlight=16&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Emily+H+Gwyn%28%3F%29.

Social Events, Toronto Globe, May 6, 1911, page. 10: “Mrs. Tresor [sic: Trevor] Gwyn is in town from Montreal, with Mrs. Spragge, Beverley street.”

Society, Toronto Globe, January 29, 1912, page 5: “Mrs. Trevor Gwyn came down from Winnipeg to be present at her sister’s marriage on Saturday.”

Society, Toronto Globe, January 29, 1912, page 5: “On Saturday afternoon in St. George’s Church the marriage of Miss Beatrice Louise Spragge, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Spragge, to Captain Arthur B. Wilkie, Suffolk Regiment, Woking, Surrey, son of Mr. D.R. Wilkie and grandson of the late Hon. Senator Benson, St. Catharines, was solemnized, the Rev. Canon Spragge, Cobourg, uncle of the bride, and the rector, Rev. M.J. Moore, officiating.” [Mrs. Trevor Gwyn was sister of the bride.]

Society, Toronto Globe, November 27, 1914, page 5: “Mrs. Trevor Gwyn of Winnipeg gave a tea a few days ago in honor of Mrs. Meredith of Toronto.”

“Tea Honors Toronto Visitor in Winnipeg: Mrs. Arthur Wilkie Entertained by Her Sister—Toronto Assistant,” Toronto Globe and Mail, May 25, 1937, page 14: Mrs. Arthur Wilkie, who is the guest of her sister, Mrs. W. Trevor Gwyn, in Winnipeg, was entertained by her hostess at tea. Mrs. R.G. Baird and MRs. W.K.C. Fisher presided at the tea table and were assisted by Miss Henrietta Osler of Toronto and Miss Betty Gwyn.”

Society Notes, Toronto Globe and Mail, October 16, 1940, page 10: “Mrs. Trevor Gwyn of Winnipeg is at the Alexandra Palace, University Avenue.”

Emily Harriet Gwyn, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, December 24, 1968, page 29: “Gwyn, Emily Harriet. On December 19th, 1968 at the Golden Door Geriatric Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Mrs. Emily Harriet Gwyn, aged 89 years, widow of William Trevor Gwyn. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday in Pineview Memorial Chapel, Waverley at Chevrier Blvd., with Reverend J. Russell Brown officiating. Service will terminate in the Chapel with cremation to follow. Mrs. Gwyn is survived by her daughter, Mrs. J.A. Harshaw of Winnipeg; her son, C.F. Gwyn, of Kenora, Ontario; three grandchildren and one great grandchild.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVG5-1F3S : accessed 3 February 2016), Emily H Gwyn, ; Burial, Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Saint Johns Anglican Cathedral Cemetery; citing record ID 134436597, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=134436597.

“Godfrey E. Spragge; Lumber Trader Was Argo Star,” Toronto Globe and Mail, May 10, 1955, page 5:

“Godfrey Edward Spragge, 78, lumber trader and former Canadian football star, died Sunday in Wellesley Hospital.

For many years he was associated with the Victoria Harbor Lumber Co., and was a director of the Crown Life Insurance Co. of Toronto.

Born in Toronto, he was educated at Trinity College School, Port Hope, and was a top footballer and oarsman. He played for the Argonauts and wa a past president of the Toronto Golf Club.

He leaves two sisters, Mrs. Arthur Wilkie and Mrs. Trevor Gwyn, a daughter, Nancy, and three sons, William, Peter and John G. Spragge, who is comptroller of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario.”

 

Charles Featherstone Gwyn (son of William Trevor Gwyn)

Marion Benson McEachern and Charles Featherstone Gwyn, Engagement announcement, Winnipeg Tribune, April 10, 1937, page 15: “Mr. and Mrs. John McEachern announce the engagement of their daughter, Marlon Benson, to Mr. Charles Featherstone Gwyn, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Trevor Gwyn. The marriage will take place May 13.”

Marion Benson McEachern and Charles Featherstone Gwyn, wedding announcement, Winnipeg Tribune, April 24, 1937, page 13: “Mr. and Mrs. John McEachern have issued invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Marion Benson to Mr. Charles Featherston Gwyn, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Trevor Gwyn, which will be solemnized in Augustine church, Saturday afternoon, May 15, and will be followed by a reception at the Manitoba club.”

Marion Benson McEachern and Charles Featherstone Gwyn, wedding announcement, Winnipeg Tribune,· May 14, 1937, page 9: “The marriage of Marion Benson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John McEachern, to Mr. Charles Featherston Gwyn, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Trevor Gwyn, will be solemnized in Augustine United church at 3.30 o’clock Saturday afternoon. The ceremony will be followed by a reception at the Manitoba club.”

“Pink Is Decorative Note at Gwyn-McEachern Bridal in Augustine,” Winnipeg Tribune, May 15, 1937, page 15.

Henderson’s Brandon Manitoba Directory, 1939, page 137; http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/3176.34/137.html: Gwyn C F ydmaster CPR h 304 11th St.

Canada Gen Web’s Cemetery Project, Charles F. Gwyn; 1908-1969; St John’s Cathedral Anglican Cemetery; Winnipeg, Winnipeg City, MB; http://www.geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/1545506: [Includes photograph of gravestone.]

Manitoba Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1910-013366; Marion Benson McEachern, date of birth: January 17, 1910; place of birth: Winnipeg; mother: Mary Benson McFaul [sic]. [Wife of Charles Featherstone Gwyn.]

 

Elizabeth Emily Gwyn (daughter of William Trevor Gwyn)

Archibald Thomas Harshaw, of Napanee, http://www.lennoxandaddingtonhistoricalsociety.ca/harshaw.html [probably the grandfather of James Arthur Harshaw].

Society Notes, Toronto Globe and Mail, March 12, 1940, page 12: “The marriage of Miss Elizabeth Emily Gwyn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Gwyn of Winnipeg, to Mr. James Arthur Harshaw of Napanee, son of Mrs. Harshaw and the late A.T. Harshaw, will take place on Saturday at 2:30 o’clock in St. George’s Church, Toronto. A reception will be held at the home of the bride’s aunt, Mrs. Arthur Wilkie, Crescent Road.”

“Elizabeth Emily Gwyn Weds James Arthur Harshaw,” Winnipeg Tribune, March 16, 1940, page 11.

“Elizabeth Gwyn Weds J. A. Harshaw at St. George’s Church This Afternoon,” Toronto Globe and Mail, March 16, 1940, page 14: “Many guests from out of town will attend the marriage this afternoon in the Church of St. George the Martyr of Miss Elizabeth Emily Gwyn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Gwyn of Winnipeg, to Mr. James Arthur Harshaw of Toronto, son of Mrs. Harshaw and the late Archibald Thomas Harshaw of Napanee. Rev. W.L. Wright. Assisted by Rev. C.J.S. Stuart, will conduct the ceremony. . . .Mr. Gwyn will give his daughter in marriage.”

James A. Harshaw, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, January 31, 1987, page D8: “Harshaw, James A.—On January 30th, 1987 at the Health Sciences Centre, James A. Harshaw, beloved husband of Betty Harshaw of Winnipeg. James was born at Napanee, Ontario on January 31st, 1903. He entered the employ of Dominion Bank at Napanee, Ontario and was stationed at a number of Ontario Branches, latterly to Calgary Main Office and finally to Winnipeg’s Main Office where he took his retirement. Upon retirement he and his wife travelled overseas many times and they also enjoyed their Lake of the Woods cottage. James was a member of St. Aidan’s Church for many years. Surviving in addition to his dear wife Betty are a son, W.A. (Bill) Harshaw and his wife Esther of Toronto and two grandchildren, Howard and Emily, a sister Miss Louise Harshaw of Toronto, a brother H.L. Harshaw of San Diego and a sister-in-law Mrs. A.L. Harshaw of Montreal. A memorial service will be held in the Thomson Funeral Chapels, Broadway and Furby, Tuesday, February 3rd, at 12:30 p.m. The Rev. Allen R. Simms will officiate. The service will terminate at the Chapels.”

Elizabeth Emily Harshaw (née Gwyn), Toronto Globe and Mail , January 6, 1992, page C5: “Harshaw, Elizabeth Emily (née Gwyn)—Suddenly, on January 2, 1992, at her residence, in her 84th year. Predeceased by her husband, James Arthur. Survived by son, William and wife Esther Harshaw of Toronto, and grandchildren, Howard and Emily. Services will be held on Tuesday, January 7 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, Kingsway and Campbell, Winnipeg, Man. Visitation will take place at the church from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Foundation of Canada, 55 Bloor St. West, Suite 232, Toronto, Ont., M4W 9Z9. Thomson Funeral Chapels, Winnipeg, Manitoba, in care of arrangements. 204-783-7211.”

 

William Trevor Gwyn (son of William Trevor Gwyn)

Manitoba Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1922-007197; William Trevor Gwyn, date of death: February 13, 1922; place of death: Winnipeg; age: 7

William Trevor Gwyn, death notice, Toronto Globe, February 15, 1922, page 9: “Gwyn—At Winnipeg, Monday, 13th February, William Trevor, youngest child of W. Trevor and Emily Gwyn, age seven years and nine months.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVG5-1F37 : accessed 3 February 2016), William Trevor Gwyn, ; Burial, Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Saint Johns Anglican Cathedral Cemetery; citing record ID 134436596, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=134436596.

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