Harold, Ernest (1884-1920)

Ernest Harold lived at 740 Denman Street before 1912.

The 1912 Registry of Ward I Voters in Vancouver included an objection to retaining Ernest Henry Harold on the list of voters: Vancouver Province, May 3, 1912, page 30; Vancouver World, May 6, 1912, page 2.

Ernest Harold was a rancher. He was born in Toronto, Ontario, on June 21, 1884. (His birth record gives his name as Ernest Hilton Harold). His father was Christopher J. Harold (1858-1944). His mother was Elizabeth Oliver (1857-1942).

In 1915 Ernest enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force to serve during the First World War.

In 1916 he received a gunshot wound in the left leg, although he later recovered.

He also was gassed during the war.

After the general demobilization at the end of the war, he went to live in Quilchena, British Columbia.

He never married.

He died in Merritt, British Columbia, on August 4, 1920. He was buried in Caron Cemetery in Caron, Saskatchewan.

 

Sources

Christopher Harold (father of Ernest Harold)

Christopher Harold, http://www.ancestry.co.uk/genealogy/records/christopher-harold_47151524; “Born in Peel, Ontario, Canada on 1858 to Richard Harold and Elizabeth Harris. Christopher married Elizabeth Oliver and had 5 children. He passed away on 28 Mar 1944 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.”

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMJF-GTL : 10 April 2015), Christopher Harold and Elizabeth Oliver, 12 Sep 1883; citing registration , Mono, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,869,761.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGF-F3B : 13 November 2014), Christopher Harold, St Stephens Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148174; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148174-00722

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGL-HZ2 : 13 November 2014), Christ Harold, Luther West, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148179; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148179-00050.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHR2-GNB : 13 November 2014), Christopher Harold, X2, Assiniboia (west/ouest), The Territories, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=112381&highlight=5&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Christopher+Harold.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XG-PCZ : 2 March 2015), Christopher Harold, 1911; citing Census, Moose Jaw Sub-Districts 16-99, Saskatchewan, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,576.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMPG-7J8 : 5 November 2014), Christopher Harold, Saskatchewan, Canada; citing p. 9, line 9; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,956.

1921 Canada Census, Christopher Harold; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 156; Census Place: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; Page Number: 5; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

 

Elizabeth Oliver (mother of Ernest Harold)

Elizabeth Oliver, http://www.ancestry.co.uk/genealogy/records/elizabeth-oliver_55040500; “Born in Caledon, Ontario, Canada on 1857. Elizabeth married Christopher Harold and had 5 children. She passed away in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.”

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMJF-GT5 : 10 April 2015), Christopher Harold and Elizabeth Oliver, 12 Sep 1883; citing registration , Mono, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,869,761.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGF-F31 : 13 November 2014), Elizabeth Harold, St Stephens Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148174; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148174-00722.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGL-HZL : 13 November 2014), Elisabeth Harold, Luther West, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148179.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHR2-GN1 : 13 November 2014), Elizabeth Harold in household of Christopher Harold, X2, Assiniboia (west/ouest), The Territories, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=112381&highlight=6&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Elizabeth+Harold.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XG-PC8 : 2 March 2015), Elizabeth Harold in entry for Christopher Harold, 1911; citing Census, Moose Jaw Sub-Districts 16-99, Saskatchewan, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,576.

“Canada Census, 1916,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMPG-7JD : 5 November 2014), Elizabeth Harold in household of Christopher Harold, Saskatchewan, Canada; citing p. 9, line 10; Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,434,956.

1921 Canada Census, Elizabeth Harold in household of Christopher Harold; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 156; Census Place: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; Page Number: 5; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

 

Ernest Harold

Ernest H Harold, http://www.ancestry.co.uk/genealogy/records/ernest-h-harold_60495027: “Born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on 14 Jun 1884 to Christopher Harold and Elizabeth Oliver. He passed away on 4 Aug 1920 in Merritt, British Columbia, Canada.”

“Ontario Births, 1869-1911,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMQT-X8Q : 15 January 2016), Ernest Helton Harold, 14 Jun 1884; citing Birth, York, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,871.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGF-FQM : 13 November 2014), Ernest Harold, St Stephens Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148174; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148174-00722.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGL-HZG : 13 November 2014), Earnest Harold, Luther West, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148179.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHR2-GJM : 13 November 2014), Ernest H Harold in household of Christopher Harold, X2, Assiniboia (west/ouest), The Territories, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=112381&highlight=7&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Ernest+H.+Harold.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XP3K-45M : 27 November 2014), Ernest Harold, Apr 1911; from “Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Ship , arrival port Eastport, Idaho,, line 22, NARA microfilm publication M1464, roll 150, NARA record group 85, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: Harold, Ernest; Regimental Number: 487297; Date of Birth: 21/06/1884; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 4068 – 6; Item Number: 442316; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=442316: digitized service file: http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B4068-S006

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKN-JJY : 30 September 2015), Ernest H Harold, 1920.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLG-68CN : 13 December 2015), Ernest H Harold, 1920; Burial, Caron, Moose Jaw Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada, Caron Cemetery; citing record ID 106902116, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=106902116.

“Saskatchewan Cemetery Transcripts, ca. 1850-1994”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9G-DDNQ : 28 April 2015), Ernest H Harold, 1920.

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