Gzowski, Casimir Stanislaus (1876-1940) and Harold Northey Gzowski (1882-1966)

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski and Harold Northey Gzowski were engineers who lived at 1999 Beach Avenue from 1909 to 1912.

H.N. Gzowski, The Roll of Service 1914-1919 / The War Book of Upper Canada College, edited by A.H. Young, Toronto, Printers Guild Limited, 1923, page 169; https://archive.org/stream/warbookofupperca00youn#page/169/mode/1up.

H.N. Gzowski, The Roll of Service 1914-1919 / The War Book of Upper Canada College, edited by A.H. Young, Toronto, Printers Guild Limited, 1923, page 169; https://archive.org/stream/warbookofupperca00youn#page/169/mode/1up.

 

Family Background

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski (sometimes called “Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski, Jr.” or “Stan”) was born in Toronto, Ontario, on May 1, 1876. Harold Northey Gzowski was born in Toronto on March 9, 1882.

Their grandfather was Sir Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski (1813-1898), a well-known Polish-Canadian engineer who built railways, bridges and other large projects.

Sir Casimir Gzowski, first day cover, March 5, 1963; Library and Archives Canada/MIKAN 2261057; reproduced in H. V. Nelles, “Gzowski, Sir Casimir Stanislaus,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 12, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed August 25, 2017, http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/gzowski_casimir_stanislaus_12E.html.

Sir Casimir Gzowski, first day cover, March 5, 1963; Library and Archives Canada/MIKAN 2261057; reproduced in H. V. Nelles, “Gzowski, Sir Casimir Stanislaus,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 12, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed August 25, 2017, http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/gzowski_casimir_stanislaus_12E.html.

Stan’s and Harold’s parents were Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski (1847-1922) and Mary Elizabeth Bell (1856-1913).

Dau’s Blue Book, Toronto and Hamilton, edition for 1912, page 70; http://scans.library.utoronto.ca/pdf/3/18/societybluebooko00newyuoft/societybluebooko00newyuoft.pdf.

Dau’s Blue Book, Toronto and Hamilton, edition for 1912, page 70; http://scans.library.utoronto.ca/pdf/3/18/societybluebooko00newyuoft/societybluebooko00newyuoft.pdf.

Mary Gzowski died in 1913.

“Mrs. Gzowski’s Death: Well-known Resident Passed Away at Her Home, Glen Road,” Toronto Globe, March 4, 1913, page 8.

“Mrs. Gzowski’s Death: Well-known Resident Passed Away at Her Home, Glen Road,” Toronto Globe, March 4, 1913, page 8.

Casimir died in 1922.

“City’s Business Life Loses Noted Figure: Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski,” Toronto Globe, December 18, 1922, page 13 [portion of article].

“City’s Business Life Loses Noted Figure: Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski,” Toronto Globe, December 18, 1922, page 13 [portion of article].

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski Jr. (“Stan”)

Stan went to Bishop Ridley College in St. Catharines, Ontario, and the School of Practical Science in Toronto (later known as the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering at the University of Toronto).

In 1896 he began his career as a railway surveyor. He worked on railway surveying and construction in western Canada. In 1905 he joined Foss, Macdonell and Company, an engineering and contracting firm. In 1906 the firm became Macdonell, Gzowski and Company.

Victoria Daily Colonist, October 6, 1906, page 1; column 4; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist19061006uvic/19061006#page/n0/mode/1up.

Victoria Daily Colonist, October 6, 1906, page 1; column 4; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist19061006uvic/19061006#page/n0/mode/1up.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 58.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 58.

One of the firm’s notable projects was the Canadian Pacific Railway’s spiral tunnels, which replaced the “Big Hill” portion of the railway line in the Kicking Horse Pass.

Lower Spiral Tunnel, Railways and Postcards (or can you say "Deltiology?"); Thursday, May 17, 2012, http://cprailmmsub.blogspot.ca/2012/05/railways-and-postcards-or-can-you-say.html.

Lower Spiral Tunnel, Railways and Postcards (or can you say “Deltiology?”); Thursday, May 17, 2012, http://cprailmmsub.blogspot.ca/2012/05/railways-and-postcards-or-can-you-say.html.

Stan first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1907. He was with Macdonell, Gzowski and Company, and he was boarding at 949 Jervis Street.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 482.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 482.

He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1907 949 Jervis Street
1908 No home address listed under names
1909 to 1911 1999 Beach Avenue
1912 to 1914 1266 West 13th Avenue
1915 and 1916 Not listed under Vancouver names

On June 5, 1909, in Toronto, Stan married Mildred Gwendolyn Patterson (née Church).

Vancouver Daily World, Monday, June 14, 1909, page 24, column 5.

Vancouver Daily World, Monday, June 14, 1909, page 24, column 5.

Mildred had been married before, to Charles Colebrook Patterson, the son of a former lieutenant-governor of Manitoba, but that marriage ended in divorce.

The Winnipeg Tribune, September 2, 1902, page 4, column 6.

The Winnipeg Tribune, September 2, 1902, page 4, column 6.

An Act for the relief of Mildred Gwendolyn Platt Patterson, Statutes of Canada, 1909, chapter 120, pages 267-268; [Assented to 19th May, 1909.]; https://archive.org/stream/actsofparl1909v02cana#page/267/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/actsofparl1909v02cana#page/268/mode/1up.

An Act for the relief of Mildred Gwendolyn Platt Patterson, Statutes of Canada, 1909, chapter 120, pages 267-268; [Assented to 19th May, 1909.]; https://archive.org/stream/actsofparl1909v02cana#page/267/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/actsofparl1909v02cana#page/268/mode/1up.

Stan and Mildred lived in Vancouver from 1910 to about 1914. They were in the Vancouver society directory in 1914.

Vancouver Social Register and Club Directory, 1914, page 29.

Vancouver Social Register and Club Directory, 1914, page 29.

Stan belonged to the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers and the Toronto Engineers Club. He was a member of the Jericho Country Club in Vancouver and the Toronto Club in Toronto.

He was a director of the Monarch Life Assurance Company.

Vancouver Daily World, February 13, 1913, page 17, columns 6-7.

Vancouver Daily World, February 13, 1913, page 17, columns 6-7.

It appears that Mildred died about 1938.

Stan died in Montreal, Quebec, on September 7, 1940.

Chicago Tribune, September 9, 1940, page 14, column 6.

Chicago Tribune, September 9, 1940, page 14, column 6.

 

Stan and Mildred had the following children.

 

Mary Frances Maria Gzowski

Mary Frances Maria Gzowski was born in Vancouver on July 29, 1910.

She did not marry. She died in Montreal in 1993.

Mary Gzowski, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, June 3, 1993, page A14.

Mary Gzowski, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, June 3, 1993, page A14.

 

Helen Gwendolyn Gzowski

Helen Gwendolyn Gzowski was born in Vancouver on September 12, 1911.

On September 12, 1934, in Montreal, Quebec, she married John Herbert Legg. He was born on April 9, 1905. His parents were Edward Legg (1872-1932) and Margaret Elizabeth Bulman (1870-1914).

The Winnipeg Tribune, June 13, 1934, page 8, column 5.

The Winnipeg Tribune, June 13, 1934, page 8, column 5.

John died in Littleborough, Leicestershire, England on July 9, 1963.

Helen later married Thomas D. Lord, who was born about 1910. He died in Kitchener, Ontario, on January 26, 1999.

Thomas D. Lord, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, January 27, 1999, page S13.

Thomas D. Lord, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, January 27, 1999, page S13.

Helen died in Montreal on December 14, 1993.

Helen Gzowski Lord, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, December 16, 1993, page A18.

Helen Gzowski Lord, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, December 16, 1993, page A18.

 

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski was born in Vancouver on June 26, 1913.

On September 13, 1941, in Toronto, he married Constance Joy Manning. Her parents were Dr. and Mrs. Kent Manning of Toronto.

The Lethbridge Herald, September 20, 1941, page 14, columns 2-3.

The Lethbridge Herald, September 20, 1941, page 14, columns 2-3.

Casimir died before 2010.

 

Vernon Gzowski

Vernon Gzowski was born in Toronto on April 7, 1916.

On June 8, 1940, in Montreal, he married Mildred Frances Batten. This marriage ended in divorce in 1948.

An Act for the relief of Mildred Frances Batten Gzowski, Statutes of Canada, 1948, volume 2, chapter 198, page 109; https://archive.org/stream/actsofparl1948v02cana#page/109/mode/1up.

An Act for the relief of Mildred Frances Batten Gzowski, Statutes of Canada, 1948, volume 2, chapter 198, page 109; https://archive.org/stream/actsofparl1948v02cana#page/109/mode/1up.

Vernon died before 1993.

 

Barbara Yvonne Gzowski

Barbara Yvonne Gzowski was born in Montreal on November 26, 1919.

On January 12, 1942, in Montreal, she married Orlando Harold Warwick (known as “Harold”), who was a physician and professor. He was born in St. John, New Brunswick in 1915.

The Ottawa Journal, January 12, 1942, page 10, column 3.

The Ottawa Journal, January 12, 1942, page 10, column 3.

Harold died in London, Ontario on October 21, 2009.

Barbara died at Chateau Gardens in London, Ontario, on October 4, 2010.

Harold and Barbara had four children: Wendy, Victoria, Glyn and Peter.

 

Edith Gzowski

Edith Gzowski was born in Montreal on January 22, 1924.

She never married. She died in Montreal on May 12, 1993.

Toronto Globe and Mail, May 13, 1993, page A17.

Toronto Globe and Mail, May 13, 1993, page A17.

 

Harold Northey Gzowski

Harold Northey Gzowski was born in Toronto on April 9, 1882. He graduated from the University of Toronto’ s faculty of applied science in 1903.

On June 21, 1910, in Toronto, Harold married Vera McCarthy Morgan. Her parents were Edward Morgan, a lawyer and judge in Ontario, and Clara McCarthy.

Toronto Globe, May 27, 1910, page 8.

Toronto Globe, May 27, 1910, page 8.

Vera McCarthy Morgan and Harold Northey Gzowski, marriage announcement, Toronto Globe, June 25, 1910, page 8.

Vera McCarthy Morgan and Harold Northey Gzowski, marriage announcement, Toronto Globe, June 25, 1910, page 8.

In 1911, Harold and Vera were staying in the Badminton Hotel in Vancouver.

Harold first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1912. He was living at 1999 Beach Avenue. He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1912 1999 Beach Avenue
1913 2997 West Seventh Avenue
1914 to 1915 Not listed under Vancouver names

By 1915, Harold was in Toronto, where he became the commanding officer of the Eight Field Company, Canadian Engineers.

“Engineering Company Added to Local Force: Lt. H. N. Gzowski to be Commanding Officer,” Toronto Globe, March 2, 1915, page 7. [portions of article].

“Engineering Company Added to Local Force: Lt. H. N. Gzowski to be Commanding Officer,” Toronto Globe, March 2, 1915, page 7. [portions of article].

He served during the First World War, including a period supervising a water filtration project for the French Red Cross at Verdun.

He returned to Canada in December 1918.

Social Events, Toronto Globe, December 27, 1918, page 5, column 2.

Social Events, Toronto Globe, December 27, 1918, page 5, column 2.

After the war, Harold and Vera lived at 60 Glen Road in Rosedale, Toronto.

Harold died in Toronto on April 26, 1966.

Harold Northey Gzowski, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, April 28, 1966, page 55.

Harold Northey Gzowski, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, April 28, 1966, page 55.

Old Times, Upper Canada College, July 1966, page 27; https://archive.org/stream/oldtimesjul1966ucco#page/27/mode/1up.

Old Times, Upper Canada College, July 1966, page 27; https://archive.org/stream/oldtimesjul1966ucco#page/27/mode/1up.

Vera died in Newmarket, Ontario, on December 20, 1975.

Vera McCarthy Gzowski, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, December 24, 1975, page 36.

Vera McCarthy Gzowski, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, December 24, 1975, page 36.

Harold and Vera had the following children.

 

Harold Edward Gzowski

Harold Edward Gzowski was born in Toronto on February 12, 1911.

On May 12, 1932, in Niagara County, New York, he married Margaret McGregor Young. She was born in Toronto on November 17, 1910. Her parents were McGregor Young and Maud Williams. (One biography of Peter Gzowski says that Harold and Margaret were married in Toronto in May 1932, but this appears to be inaccurate.)

Harold and Margaret were married for only a short time.

Margaret later married Reginald Walker Brown, who was the sales manager at a textile mill, and they moved to Galt, Ontario. Margaret died about 1940.

Reginald died in Galt on August 9, 1970.

Reginald Walker Brown, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, August 10, 1970, page 25.

Reginald Walker Brown, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, August 10, 1970, page 25.

On April 24, 1940, in England, Harold married Benda Raikes.

Harold died in Newmarket, Ontario, on May 2, 1977.

Harold E. Gzowski, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, May 4, 1977, page 45.

Harold E. Gzowski, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, May 4, 1977, page 45.

Harold and Margaret had one child: Peter John Gzowski (1934-2002), who was a writer, journalist, and radio and television personality.

 

Vera Elizabeth (“Beth”) Gzowski

Vera Elizabeth (“Beth”) Gzowski was born in Toronto on July 5, 1913.

No further information is available for her.

 

Jocelyn Hope (“Joy”) Gzowski

Jocelyn Hope (“Joy”) Gzowski was born in Toronto on August 29, 1917.

On September 30, 1940, Joy married George Ernest Madden (sometimes called “Ernest”).

Ernest died in Richmond Hill, Ontario, on July 18, 1988.

George Ernest Madden, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, July 20, 1988, page A19.

George Ernest Madden, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, July 20, 1988, page A19.

Joy died in Richmond Hill, Ontario, on August 24, 2007.

Joy Hope Madden, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, August 27, 2007, page S9.

Joy Hope Madden, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, August 27, 2007, page S9.

Ernest and Joy had two sons: Jack and Patrick.

 

Sources

Sir Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski (grandfather of Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski and Harold Northey Gzowski)

Sir Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski (1813-1898); http://www.engineeringhistory.on.ca/index.php?id=6; by Peter Gzowski (Reprint with permission from Maclean’s Magazine, May 23, 1959).

H. V. Nelles, “GZOWSKI, Sir CASIMIR STANISLAUS,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 12, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed August 25, 2017, http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/gzowski_casimir_stanislaus_12E.html.

Sir Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski: A Biography; by Ludwik Kos-rabcewicz-Zubkowski, LL.D. and William Edward Greening, M.A.; Toronto, Burns and MacEachern, 1959. Appendix 14, pages 200-202, includes family tree.

 

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski (father of Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski and Harold Northey Gzowski)

1921 Canada Census, Casimer Gzowski; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 90; Census Place: Ward 2, Toronto North, Ontario; Page Number: 18; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

 

Mary Bell (mother of Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski and Harold Northey Gzowski)

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGJ-RGX : 27 April 2017), Mary Gzowski, Toronto (west/ouest) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 12, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=73532&highlight=49&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Mary+Gzowski.

Society, Vancouver Province, February 26, 1913, page 8: “Mrs. Gzowski of Clovelly, Toronto, mother of Mr. C.S. and Mr. Harold Gzowski of this city, is very seriously ill.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGJ-HBRD : 11 July 2016), Mary Elizabeth Bell Gzowski, 1913; Burial, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Saint James Cemetery; citing record ID 128998183, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=128998183.

 

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSZJ-XNY : 10 April 2015), Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski and Mildred G Patterson, 05 Jun 1909; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,870.

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski, British Columbia from the Earliest Times to the Present, volume 3, edited by E. O. S. Scholefield, and Frederic William Howay; Vancouver, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, pages 543-544.

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski, Who’s Who and Why, volume 5, 1914, ed. by Dr. C.W. Parker, Toronto, International Press Limited, 1914, pages 408-409.

Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski, Northern who’s who; a biographical dictionary of men and women; by C.W. Parker,Vancouver, Western Press Association Ltd., 1916, page 302; https://archive.org/stream/northernwhoswhob01park#page/302/mode/1up.

 

Clarence Ronald Church (father of Mildred Gwendolyn Platt Church)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVXC-4FF : 30 June 2017), Clarence N. Church, Wellington Ward, Ottawa (City), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 132; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13229, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,865.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JX5H-VZH : 24 June 2015), Clarence Ronald Church, 20 Apr 1900; citing Toronto, Ontario, pg 690, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,854,394.

“Mourned by Many,” The Ottawa Journal, Saturday, April 21, 1900, page 7, column 6. [death of Dr. Clarence R. Church].

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVL7-YBBK : 13 December 2015), Clarence Ronald Church, 1900; Burial, Merrickville, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada, Union Cemetery; citing record ID 87256423, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87256423.

 

Margarete Louise La Rue (mother of Mildred Gwendolyn Platt Church)

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDB3-SJZ : 25 June 2015), Margt. Eliz. Church, 01 Mar 1903; citing Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, yr 1903 cn 7088, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,854,187.

Margaret Elizabeth Church, wife of the late Dr. Clarence R. Church, death notice, The Ottawa Journal, March 2, 1903, page 8, column 5.

“Mourned by Many Friends; Obsequies of the Late Mrs. Church; Interment Made in Merrickville Cemetery,” The Ottawa Journal, March 5, 1903, page 7, column 4.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVL7-YBBG : 11 July 2016), Margarete Louise La Rue Church, 1903; Burial, Merrickville, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada, Union Cemetery; citing record ID 87273880, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=87273880.

 

Mildred Gwendolyn Platt Church (wife of Casimir Stanislaus Gzowski)

Mildred Gwendolyn Gzowski (born Church), 1883 – 1940; https://www.myheritage.com/names/gwendolyn_church: “Mildred, Gwendolyn Gzowski was born in 1883, at birth place, to Clarence, Ronald Church and Marguerite Church. Mildred married Casimir, Stanislaus Gzowski on month day 1902 [sic], at age 19. They had 3 daughters: Mary Frances Maria Gzowski and 2 other children. Mildred passed away in 1940, at age 57 at death place.”

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZBJ-XD7 : 10 April 2015), Colebrook Patterson and Mildred Gwendolyn Church, 01 Sep 1902; citing registration , Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,082.

An Act for the relief of Mildred Gwendolyn Platt Patterson, Statutes of Canada, 1909, chapter 120, pages 267-268; [Assented to 19th May, 1909.]; https://archive.org/stream/actsofparl1909v02cana#page/267/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/actsofparl1909v02cana#page/268/mode/1up

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, December 2, 1911, page &: “Mrs. C.S. Gzowski has left for Toronto, where she will spend several months with relatives.”

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, February 27, 1913, page 7: “Mrs. Denison is spending a few days with Mrs. C.S. Gzowski.”

 

Colebrook Patterson (husband of Mildred Gwendolyn Platt Church)

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZBJ-XDS : 10 April 2015), Colebrook Patterson and Mildred Gwendolyn Church, 01 Sep 1902; citing registration , Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,082.

 

Edward Legg (father of John Herbert Legg)

Edward Legg; http://www.lchr.org/a/38/fw/data/fam00002.htm: “Edward Legg; Born: 16 MAR 1872 at: Winchelsea, Sussex, England; Married: 31 AUG 1898 at: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Died: 23 APR 1932 at: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Father: Rowland Thomas George Legg; Mother: Mary Ann Snoad; Other Spouses: Margaret Hilder.”

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8H-JWR : 21 January 2016), Edward Legg and Margaret Elspeth Bulman, 31 Aug 1898; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11368, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,525.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKL-XQF : 13 April 2017), Edward Legg, 1932.

 

Margaret Elspeth Bulman (mother of John Herbert Legg)

Margaret Elspeth Bulman; http://www.lchr.org/a/38/fw/data/fam00002.htm: Born: 6 JAN 1864 at: Newcastle-on-Tyne, Durham, England; Died: 25 AUG 1914 at: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Father: William Bulman; Mother: Mary Ann Telford.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8H-JWG : 21 January 2016), Edward Legg and Margaret Elspeth Bulman, 31 Aug 1898; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11368, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,525.

“British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DS-QFXV : 28 February 2017), Margaret Elspeth Legg, Death 25 Aug 1914, Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada; from Victoria Daily Times news clippings, City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada; citing Victoria Daily Times, 27 Aug 1914; FHL microfilm 2,218,871.

“British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DS-QFMC : 28 February 2017), Margaret Elspeth Legg, Death 25 Aug 1914, Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada; from Victoria Daily Times news clippings, City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada; citing Victoria Daily Times, 26 Aug 1914; FHL microfilm 2,218,871.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGH-2927 : 13 December 2015), Margaret Elizabeth Legg, 1914; Burial, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Ross Bay Cemetery; citing record ID 121307886, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=121307886.

 

John Herbert Legg (husband of Helen Gwendolyn Gzowski)

John Herbert Legg, Legg Family History Data; http://www.lchr.org/a/38/fw/data/fam00021.htm: “John Herbert Legg; Born: 9 APR 1905 at: Canada; . . . Died:  9 JUL 1963 at: Littleboro, England; Father: Edward Legg; Mother: Margaret Elspeth Bulman.

John Herbert Legg, A History of the Hough Family from London, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=davehough70&id=I1306: “Birth: 9 APR 1905 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Death: 9 JUL 1963 in Littleborough, Leicestershire; Burial: near Manchester, England.”

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-3THS : 15 July 2016), John H Legg in entry for Edward Legg, 1911; citing Census, Victoria City Sub-Districts 15-25, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,664.

 

Orlando Harold Warwick (husband of Barbara Yvonne Gzowski)

“O. Harold Warwick: Canada’s first medical oncologist,” by D.H. Cowan, MD, Current Oncology,. 2011 Jun; 18(3): e117–e120; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108871/

 

Harold Northey Gzowski

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNL1-924 : 16 July 2017), Harold Northey Gzowski, 09 Mar 1882; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,583.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWG6-FCN : 3 August 2016), Harold Gzowski, St Johns Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148173.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGJ-RGN : 27 April 2017), Harold Gzowski, Toronto (west/ouest) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 13, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=73533&highlight=1&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Harold+Gzowski.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSZG-5WM : 10 April 2015), Harold Northey Gzowski and Vera Mccarthy Morgan, 21 Jun 1910; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,872,068.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-3MCL : 15 July 2016), Harold N Gzowski, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 51-76, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,663; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63643&highlight=26&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Harold+N.+Gzowski.

Society, Vancouver Province, January 4, 1912, page 5: “Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gzowski are in Toronto with Judge Morgan, Mrs. Gzowski’s father, for a visit.”

Social Register of Canada, vol. 1, 1958, page 363 (Toronto listing: Gzowski, Lt. and Mrs. H.N., 39 Rosehl [sic: Rosehill]

 

Edward Morgan (father of Vera McCarthy Morgan)

Judge Morgan Dies Suddenly: Aged Jurist Called Without Warning After a Year’s Illness, Toronto Globe, September 1, 1920, page 8.

 

Clara McCarthy (mother of Vera McCarthy Morgan)

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPS-Z44 : 27 April 2017), Clara M Morgan, York (west/ouest), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 19, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

 

Vera Mccarthy Morgan (wife of Harold Northey Gzowski)

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGT-5JF : 3 August 2016), Vera Mc Morgan, York West, York West, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148183.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPS-Z4H : 27 April 2017), Vera Morgan in household of Clara M Morgan, York (west/ouest), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 19, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSZG-5W3 : 10 April 2015), Harold Northey Gzowski and Vera Mccarthy Morgan, 21 Jun 1910; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,872,068.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-3MCG : 15 July 2016), Vera M Gzowski in entry for Harold N Gzowski, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 51-76, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,663; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63643&highlight=27&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Vera+M.+Gzowski.

Society, Vancouver Province, August 8, 1911, page 5: “Mrs. Harold Gzowski and her sister, Miss Morgan of Toronto, are guests at the Hotel Badminton.”

 

Harold Edward Gzowski (son of Harold Northey Gzowski)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMHD-P84 : 9 August 2017), Harold Edward Gzowski, 09 Feb 1911; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,424,586.

“New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ9D-611 : 24 January 2016), Harold Edward Gzowski and Margaret Mc Gugn, 14 May 1932, Niagara, New York, United States; citing ref. ID , county clerk’s office,; FHL microfilm 875,655.

“New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ9D-F27 : 24 January 2016), Harold Edward Gzowski and Margaret Mc Gugn Young, 14 May 1932, Niagara, New York, United States; citing ref. ID , county clerk’s office,; FHL microfilm 875,655.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV8L-MRYB : 8 October 2014), Harold E Gzowski and null, 1940; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1940, quarter 2, vol. 1A, p. 535, Kensington, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Reginald Walker Brown (husband of Margaret McGregor Young)

Reginald Walker Brown, death notice, Toronto Globe and Mail, August 10, 1970, page 25.

 

Brenda Raikes (wife of Harold Edward Gzowski)

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV8L-WNMG : 8 October 2014), Brenda Raikes and null, 1940; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1940, quarter 2, vol. 1A, p. 535, Kensington, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

 

Peter Gzowski (son of Harold Edward Gzowski)

The Private Voice: A Journal of Reflections, by Peter Gzowski, Toronto, Douglas Gibson, 1988, pages 62-63.

Peter Gzowski: A Biography, by R.B. [Rae Bruce] Fleming; Toronto, Dundurn Press, 2010.