Heathcote, Frederick William (1882-1970)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 748.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 748.

Frederick William Heathcote was a clerk with the Canadian Bank of Commerce. He lived at 746 Gilford Street from 1910 to 1913.

Frederick William Heathcote was born in London, England on February 11, 1882. It appears that his name at birth was Frederick William Wells, and that his parents were Augustus Frederick Wells and Minnie Gertrude Day (or Death). (Further information appears on the page for Roland Loftus Heathcote.)

On August 21, 1913, in Vancouver, he married Francesca Louise Dorothea Kraemer (who was often called “Dorothea”). She was born on November 19, 1885 in Cheetham, Lancashire. Her parents were Heinrich (Henry) Daniel Krämer (Kraemer) (1838–1923) and Charlotte Mary Northcott (Northcote) (1855–1924).

By 1919, Frederick was an employee of the Bank of Italy in San Francisco, California.

San Francisco, California, City Directory, 1919, page 757.

San Francisco, California, City Directory, 1919, page 757.

In the 1930s, Frederick and were in Beverly Hills, California.

Beverly Hills, California, City Directory, 1931, page 116.

Beverly Hills, California, City Directory, 1931, page 116.

By 1940, Frederick and Dorothea were no longer together. Frederick was living in Honolulu, Hawaii, using the name “Frederick William Benson.” Dorothea was in Los Angeles.

Dorothea died in Los Angeles on January 24, 1953.

Frederick died in Los Angeles on March 1, 1970.

Frederick and Dorothea had a daughter.

 

Phyllis Dorothea Heathcote

Phyllis Dorothea Heathcote was born in Nakusp, British Columbia on June 4 1914.

She lived in California with her parents.

The Los Angeles Times, April 18, 1937, image 73, part 4, page 9, column 1.

The Los Angeles Times, April 18, 1937, image 73, part 4, page 9, column 1.

On July 29, 1938, in Reno, Nevada she married Harvey Pierce Henry. He was born in Los Angeles on September 21, 1971. His parents were Harry Raymond Henry (1882–1974) and Isabella (Becky) Page Pierce (1878–1973).

The Los Angeles Times, August 7, 1938, part 4, page 5, column 1.

The Los Angeles Times, August 7, 1938, part 4, page 5, column 1.

The Los Angeles Times, August 14, 1938, part 4, page 7, column 2.

The Los Angeles Times, August 14, 1938, part 4, page 7, column 2.

Harvey died in Los Angeles on September 21, 1971.

Phyllis died in Marin County, California on August 9, 1996.

 

Sources

Frederick William Heathcote

Frederick William Heathcote (Benson) (1882–1970); Birth: 11 FEB 1882, London, England; Death: 1 MAR 1970, Los Angeles (ancestry.ca).

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZV-36N : 11 March 2018), Frederick William Heathcote and Francesca Louise Dorothea Kraemer, 21 Aug 1913; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11377, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,705.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZVG-GMN : 13 March 2018), Fredrick Williams Heathcote, 1917-1918; citing Oakland City no 3, California, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,531,210.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH33-NHV : accessed 9 December 2018), Frederick Wm Heathcote, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States; citing  ED 68, sheet 7B, line 54, family 171, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 89; FHL microfilm 1,820,089.

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Naturalization Index Cards of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, Central Division (Los Angeles), 1915-1976 (M1525); Microfilm Serial: M1525; Microfilm Roll: 8. Ancestry.com. U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Frederick William Heathcote; Court District: California; Date of Action: 8 Jan 1926.

“California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index, 1915-1976,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KX3L-572 : 11 March 2018), Frederick William Heathcote, 1926; citing Naturalization, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1525 (United States: National Archives and Records Service, Los Angeles Branch, 2016).

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCF2-R3Z : accessed 9 December 2018), Fred W Heathcote, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 821, sheet 5A, line 7, family 99, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 124; FHL microfilm 2,339,859.

“California, Los Angeles Passenger Lists, 1907-1948,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZQS-X6L : 13 March 2018), Frederick Heathcote, 1931; citing Immigration, ship name City Of Los Angeles, NARA microfilm publication M1764 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 35; FHL microfilm 1,734,639.

“California, Los Angeles Passenger Lists, 1907-1948,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZQ3-WMP : 13 March 2018), Frederick W Heathcote, 1932; citing Immigration, ship name Santa Teresa, NARA microfilm publication M1764 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 41; FHL microfilm 1,734,645.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VB96-LLC : 14 March 2018), Frederick William Benson in household of Elsie Shizuyo Ito, Tract 18, Honolulu Judicial District, Representative District 4, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 2-35, sheet 21A, line 26, family 413, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 4584.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGRB-6WN : 26 November 2014), Fredrick W Benson, 01 Mar 1970; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGFQ-9N46 : 22 August 2018), Fredrick W Benson, 1970.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J1BL-QWY : 20 May 2014), Frederick  Benson, Mar 1970; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGR-RWNM : 13 December 2015), Frederick W Benson, ; Burial, Anaheim, Orange, California, United States of America, Melrose Abbey Memorial Park; citing record ID 130428670, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/130428670: “Frederick W Benson; Birth: 1884; Death: 1970 (aged 85–86); Burial: Melrose Abbey Memorial Park, Anaheim, Orange County, California, USA; Memorial ID: 130428670.”

 

Heinrich (Henry) Daniel Krämer (Kraemer) (father of Francesca Louise Dorothea Kraemer)

Heinrich (Henry) Daniel Krämer (Kraemer) (1838–1923); Birth: 05 JUL 1838, Frankfurt Am Main, Hessen-Nassau, Preußen, Germany; Death: 27 APR 1923, Mission, British Columbia (ancestry.ca).

 

Charlotte Mary Northcott (Northcote) (father of Francesca Louise Dorothea Kraemer)

Charlotte Mary Northcott (Northcote) (1855–1924); Birth: 27 JAN 1855, Paddington Green St Mary, England; Death: 17 JUL 1924, Mission, British Columbia (ancestry.ca).

 

Francesca Louise Dorothea Kraemer (wife of Frederick William Heathcote)

Francesca Louisa Dorothea (Dolly) Kraemer (1885–1953); Birth: 19 NOV 1885, Cheetham, Lancashire, England; Death: 24 JAN 1953, Los Angeles (ancestry.ca).

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZV-366 : 11 March 2018), Frederick William Heathcote and Francesca Louise Dorothea Kraemer, 21 Aug 1913; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11377, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,705.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH33-NHK : accessed 9 December 2018), Dorothea Heathcote in household of Frederick Wm Heathcote, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States; citing ED 68, sheet 7B, line 55, family 171, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 89; FHL microfilm 1,820,089.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCF2-YTL : accessed 9 December 2018), Dorothea Heathcote in household of Fred W Heathcote, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 821, sheet 5A, line 8, family 99, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 124; FHL microfilm 2,339,859.

Abt 1938, Camarillo State Mental Hospital: Admitted by husband, Fred, before his disappearance. Released by daughter, Phyllis, and her husband, Harvey Henry.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9C2-8WF : 15 March 2018), Dorthea Heathcoth in household of Phyllis Henry, Councilmanic District 3, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-191, sheet 6B, line 75, family 240, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 404.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPZJ-RF8 : 26 November 2014), Francisca Louisedoroth Heathcote, 24 Jan 1953; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGNM-7CGT : 22 August 2018), Francisca Louise Dorothea Heathcote, 1953.

“California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QP9Q-9W52 : 22 August 2018), Francisa Louise Dorothea Heathcote, 1953.

 

Phyllis Dorothea Heathcote (daughter of Frederick William Heathcote)

Phyllis (Fe Fe) Dorothea Heathcote (1914–1995); Birth: 04 JUN 1914, Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada; Death: 9 AUG 1995, Marin County, California, USA (ancestry.ca).

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH33-NH2 : accessed 9 December 2018), Phyllis Heathcote in household of Frederick Wm Heathcote, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States; citing ED 68, sheet 7B, line 56, family 171, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 89; FHL microfilm 1,820,089.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCF2-YTG : accessed 9 December 2018), Phillis Heathcote in household of Fred W Heathcote, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 821, sheet 5A, line 9, family 99, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 124; FHL microfilm 2,339,859.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9C2-8W6 : 15 March 2018), Phyllis Henry, Councilmanic District 3, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-191, sheet 6B, line 73, family 240, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 404.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPVV-SWW : 26 November 2014), Phyllis Dorothea Henry, 09 Aug 1995; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

 

Harry Raymond Henry (father of Harvey Pierce Henry)

Harry Raymond Henry (1882–1974); Birth: 21 MAR 1882, Woodson, Morgan, Illinois, USA; Death: 16 MAY 1974, Costa Mesa, Orange, California, USA (ancestry.ca).

 

Isabella (Becky) Page Pierce (mother of Harvey Pierce Henry)

Isabella (Becky) Page Pierce (1878–1973); Birth: 15 JUN 1878, Bangor, Michigan, USA; Death: 13 APR 1973, Costa Mesa, Orange, California, USA (ancestry.ca).

 

Harvey Pierce Henry (husband of Phyllis Heathcote)

Harvey Pierce Henry (1912–1971); Birth: 3 SEP 1912, Los Angeles, California; Death: 21 SEP 1971, Los Angeles (ancestry.ca).

“California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPH6-9YPK : 22 August 2018), Harvey Peirce Henry, 3 Sep 1912; citing Birth, Los Angeles, California, United States,  California State Archives, Sacramento.

“California Birth Index, 1905-1995,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VLN4-R85 : 27 November 2014), Harvey P Henry, 03 Sep 1912; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9C2-8WX : 15 March 2018), Harvey P Henry in household of Phyllis Henry, Councilmanic District 3, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-191, sheet 6B, line 74, family 240, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 404.

 

Patricia Heathcote Henry (daughter of Phyllis Heathcote)

“California Birth Index, 1905-1995,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2QL-8XG : 27 November 2014), Patricia Heathcote Henry, 06 Sep 1940; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8X6-CXV : 10 December 2017), William Edward Tate and Patricia Heathcote Henry, 27 Mar 1957; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 1,358,090.