Hillhouse, William Adams (1861-1936)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 709.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 709.

William Adams Hillhouse was an accountant with the Independent Packing Company. He lived at 1900 Comox Street from 1915 to 1925.

William Adams Hillhouse was born in Ontario on September 1, 1861. His parents were David Hillhouse and Isabell Hutchinson.

On January 19, 1886, in Shelburne, Ontario, William married Margaret Jane Jelly. She was born in Ontario, on June 4, 1863. Her parents were Andrew Jelly (1830 – 1907), and Charlotte Earle (born 1835).

In 1891, 1901 and 1911, the Hillhouse family lived in Ontario.

William first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1915. He was living at 1900 Comox Street and working as an accountant.

From 1915 to 1936, William lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1915 to 1925 1900 Comox Street
1926 and 1927 1054 West 12th Avenue
1928 2632 Alder Street
1929 to 1936 885 West 10th Avenue

For much of his time in Vancouver, William worked as a salesman with a series of local firms.

William died in Vancouver on August 4, 1936. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Margaret died in Ladner, Vancouver, on November 14, 1952. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

William and Margaret had the following children.

 

William Earle Hillhouse

William Earle Hillhouse was born in Dunseith, North Dakota on February 6, 1887.

In 1891 and 1901 he was living with his parents in Ontario.

It appears that he died in 1936.

 

Shirley Hillhouse

Shirley Hillhouse was born on September 16, 1888, in Orangeville, Dufferin County, Ontario.

In 1891 and 1901 she was living with her parents in Ontario.

On October 29, 1907, she married Edward Allan Ferguson in Shelburne, Ontario. He was a banker who was born in Arthur, Ontario about 1879. His parents were Hugh Ferguson and Ellen Henderson Goodale.

Edward died in 1957.

Shirley died in 1960.

 

Harry Adams Hillhouse

Harry Adams Hillhouse was born on April 22, 1890, in Shelburne, Ontario

In 1891 and 1901 he was living with his parents in Ontario.

He died on January 4, 1959 in Shelburne, Ontario.

 

Frederick John Hillhouse

Frederick John Hillhouse was born in Shelburne, Ontario, on November 16, 1896.

In 1901 and 1911 he was living with his parents in Ontario.

He married Mary Forrester Murdoch. She was born in Brandon, Manitoba, on July 16, 1897. Her parents were James Murdoch and Mary Forrester.

Frederick died in North Vancouver, British Columbia on November 13, 1961.

Mary died in North Vancouver on December 9, 1988.

 

Elizabeth (“Bessie”) Margaret Hillhouse

Elizabeth (“Bessie”) Margaret Hillhouse was born in Shelburne, Ontario, on May 12, 1901.

In 1911 she was living with her parents in Ontario.

On April 28, 1923, in Vancouver, she married William Hedley Mordy, who was a chartered accountant. He was born in Asanson, Bengal, India, on February 8, 1900. His parents were Thomas Mordy and Isabella Hedley.

Bessie died in on October 3, 1944 in Oakland, California. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, Alameda, California.

On November 22, 1945, in Los Angeles, California, William married Anna Meakin Miller.

William died in Contra Costa, California, on August 4, 1990. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland.

Anna died on May 31, 1994. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland.

 

Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse

Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse was born in Shelburne, Ontario on February 8, 1904.

In 1911 she was living with her parents in Ontario.

On December 10, 1927, in Vancouver, she married Alexander Thomas Duncan, who was a farmer. He was born in Harrison Mills, British Columbia, about 1903. His parents were James and Ida Duncan. This marriage ended in divorce. Alexander later married Ellen Scarrow. Alexander died in Prince George, British Columbia, on June 12, 1977.

On November 8, 1940, in Victoria, British Columbia, Dorothy married Gordon Sylvester Wismer, who was a lawyer and politician. He was born in Sutton, Ontario in 1888.

Gordon died in Victoria, British Columbia, on December 28, 1968.

Dorothy died in Victoria on September 4, 1993.

 

Sources

David Hillhouse (father of William Adams Hillhouse)

“Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYZ1-M7Q : 10 February 2018), David Hillhouse, 11 Jan 1811; citing , reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,377. (possible connection).

“Ontario Census, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQW7-9RW : 5 September 2017), David Hillhouse, Elizabethtown, Leeds, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 10, line 38; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1044, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,435,864.

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M47Q-7Q2 : 2 April 2016), David Hilhouse, Elizabethtown, Brockville, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 97, line 6; Library and Archives Canada film number C-10003, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,625.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFL-5GP : 30 June 2017), DEFAULT RECORD TITLE – CHANGE ME, Clifford, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 18; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13259, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,895.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGL-326 : 3 August 2016), David Hillhouse, Clifford, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148178.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNGB-YQS : 11 December 2014), David Hillhouse, 06 Oct 1892; citing Ontario, Canada, 401, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,577.

 

Isabell Hutchinson (mother of William Adams Hillhouse)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFL-5G5 : 30 June 2017), DEFAULT RECORD TITLE – CHANGE ME, Clifford, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 18; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13259, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,895.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN22-HMF : 25 June 2015), Isabella Hillhouse, 26 Mar 1885; citing Wellington Co., Ontario, yr 1885 cn 17895, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,853,480.

 

William Adams Hillhouse

William Adams Hillhouse (1862 – 1936), Merchant, http://www.the-whites.ca/family/AncestorsTables/Ancestors_01/P126_Anc.html.

Hillhouse / Jelly Family Bible; http://www.biblerecords.com/hillhous.html: Births of Children born to William Adams Hillhouse and Margaret Jane (Jelly) Hillhouse: William Earle Hillhouse, born at Du-aisth? [Dunseith] North Dakota Feby 6th 1887; Shirley Hillhouse, born at Orangeville, Ont. Sept 16th 1888; Harry Adams Hillhouse, born at Shelburne, Ont. April 22nd 1890; Frederick John Hillhouse, born at Shelburne, Ont. Nov 16th 1896; Bessie Margaret Hillhouse, born at Shelburne, Ont. May 12th 1901; Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse, born at Shelburne Ont. Feby 8th 1904; [Orangeville and Shelburne are towns in Dufferin County, Ontario].”

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVF5-DQF : 30 June 2017), DEFAULT RECORD TITLE – CHANGE ME, Shelburne, Grey East, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 25; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13261, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,897.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFL-5GT : 30 June 2017), DEFAULT RECORD TITLE – CHANGE ME, Clifford, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 18; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13259, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,895.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMJR-PYY : 10 April 2015), William A Hillhouse and Margaret Jane Tilly, 19 Jan 1886; citing registration , Shelburne, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,869,961.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2B-NDY : 3 August 2016), William Hillhouse, Shelburne, Grey East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148140.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2R-PSS : 27 April 2017), William Hillhouse, Grey (east/est), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 10, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9R-BRQZ : 16 February 2018), William Hillhouse, 1911; citing Census, Dufferin Sub-Districts 17-24, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,694.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLLY-991 : 8 November 2017), William Adams Hillhouse, 1936.

William Adams Hillhouse, death notice, Vancouver Province, August 5, 1936, page 13; Vancouver Sun, August 5, 1936, page 13: Hilllhouse—Passed away August 4, 1936, William Adams Hillhouse, in his seventy-fifth years, late of 855 West Tenth avenue. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, three sons, and three daughters. Funeral will be held Thursday, August 6, at 2:30 o’clock from the chapel of G.S. Hamilton Undertaking Co., Kingsway and Main at Seventh avenue, under the auspices of the I.O.O.F. Service Board, Rev. C.B. Clarke officiating. Interment in I.O.O.F. plot, Mountain View Cemetery. Shelburn and Clifford, Ontario, papers please copy.”

William A. Hillhouse, obituary, Vancouver Province, August 5, 1936, page 21:

“Last rites for William Adams Hillhouse, 75, of 885 West Tenth, will be held Thursday at 2:30 p.m. from G.W. Hamilton’s Kingsway chapel. Services will be conducted by Rev. C.B. Clarke, under the auspices of Odd Fellows’ service board.

Mr. Hillhouse was born in Brockville, Ont., and had been a resident of Vancouver twenty-two years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, William and Harry of Eastern Canada and Fred of Vancouver, and three daughters. Mrs. E.A. Ferguson of Toronto, Mrs. W.H. Mordy of Oakland, Cal., and Mrs. Dorothy Duncan of Vancouver; . . . grandchildren also survive.

The deceased had been member of Strathcona Lodge No. 326 I.O.O.F. for fifty-two years.

Interment will be in the Odd Fellows’ plot at Mountain View Cemetery, in charge of G.W. Hamilton Undertaking Co.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-3LGK : 13 December 2015), William A. Hillhouse, 1936; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26288648, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26288648: “William A. Hillhouse; Birth: unknown; Death: 4 Aug 1936; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: IOOF/*/*/006/0008A; Memorial ID: 26288648.”

 

Andrew Jelly (father of Margaret Jane Jelly)

Andrew Jelly (1830 – 1907); http://www.the-whites.ca/family/HTMLFiles/HTMLFiles_01/P144.html.

 

Charlotte Earle (1835 – ) (mother of Margaret Jane Jelly)

Charlotte Earle (1835 – ); http://www.the-whites.ca/family/HTMLFiles/HTMLFiles_01/P93.html.

 

Margaret Jane Jelly (wife of William Adams Hillhouse)

Margaret Jane Jelly (1863 – ); http://www.the-whites.ca/family/HTMLFiles/HTMLFiles_01/P170.html

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMJR-PYB : 10 April 2015), William A Hillhouse and Margaret Jane Tilly, 19 Jan 1886; citing registration , Shelburne, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,869,961.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2B-NDB : 3 August 2016), Maggie Hillhouse, Shelburne, Grey East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148140.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2R-PS3 : 27 April 2017), Margret J Hillhouse, Grey (east/est), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 10, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9R-BRQ8 : 16 February 2018), Margaret Jane Hillhouse in entry for William Hillhouse, 1911; citing Census, Dufferin Sub-Districts 17-24, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,694.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPF-FVR : 8 November 2017), Margaret Jane Hillhouse, 1952.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-3LGW : 14 December 2017), Margaret Jane Jelly Hillhouse, 1952; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26288649, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26288649: “Margaret Jane Jelly Hillhouse; Birth: 4 Jun 1863, Ontario, Canada; Death: 14 Nov 1952 (aged 89); Ladner, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Memorial ID: 26288649.”

 

William Earle Hillhouse (son of William Adams Hillhouse)

William Earle Hillhouse (1887–1936); Birth 06 FEB 1887, Dunseith, Rolette, North Dakota, USA; Death 04 AUG 1936 (ancestry.ca)

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2B-ND1 : 3 August 2016), William Hillhouse, Shelburne, Grey East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148140.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2R-PSQ : 27 April 2017), William Hillhouse in household of Margret J Hillhouse, Grey (east/est), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 10, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

 

Shirley Hillhouse (daughter of William Adams Hillhouse)

Shirley Hillhouse (1888–1960); Birth 16 SEP 1888, Orangeville, Dufferin Co, Ontario, Canada; Death 1960 (ancestry.ca)

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2B-N6M : 3 August 2016), Shirley Hillhouse, Shelburne, Grey East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148140.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2R-PS7 : 27 April 2017), Shirley Hillhouse in household of Margret J Hillhouse, Grey (east/est), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 10, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSZ6-55W : 10 April 2015), Edward Allan Ferguson and Shirley Hillhouse, 29 Oct 1907; citing registration , Shelburne, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,704.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-2FVX : 13 December 2015), Shirley Hillhouse Ferguson, ; Burial, Shelburne, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, Shelburne Cemetery; citing record ID 112585308, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112585308: “Shirley Hillhouse Ferguson; Birth: 1888; Death: 1960 (aged 71-72); Ontario, Canada; Burial: Shelburne Cemetery; Shelburne, Dufferin County, Ontario, Canada; Plot: Plot 3 Ward L – St. Paul; Memorial ID: 112585308.”

 

Edward Allan Ferguson (husband of Shirley Hillhouse)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFG-Z4L : 30 June 2017), DEFAULT RECORD TITLE – CHANGE ME, Arthur, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 4; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13260, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,896.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSZ6-553 : 10 April 2015), Edward Allan Ferguson and Shirley Hillhouse, 29 Oct 1907; citing registration , Shelburne, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,704.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-2FVD : 13 December 2015), Edward Allan Ferguson, ; Burial, Shelburne, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada, Shelburne Cemetery; citing record ID 112585254, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112585254: “Edward Allan Ferguson; Birth: 1879; Death: 1957 (aged 77-78); Ontario, Canada; Burial: Shelburne Cemetery; Shelburne, Dufferin County, Ontario, Canada; Plot: 3 Ward L – St. Paul; Memorial ID: 112585254.”

 

Harry (Harris) Adams Hillhouse (son of William Adams Hillhouse)

Harry Adam Hillhouse (1890–1959); Birth 22 APR 1890, Shelburne,,Dufferin Co, Ontario, Canada; Death 04 JAN 1959, Shelburne,,Dufferin Co, Ontario, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2LF-LY5 : 10 February 2018), Harry Adams Hillhouse, 22 Apr 1890; citing Shelburne, Dufferin, Ontario, 22 Apr 1890, reference cn 6039; FHL microfilm 1,846,436.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2B-N69 : 3 August 2016), Harry Hillhouse, Shelburne, Grey East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148140.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2R-PSW : 27 April 2017), Harris A Hillhouse in household of Margret J Hillhouse, Grey (east/est), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 10, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

 

Frederick John Hillhouse (son of William Adams Hillhouse)

Frederick John Hillhouse (1896–1961); Birth 16 NOV 1896, Shelburne,,Dufferin Co, Ontario, Canada; Death 13 NOV 1961, North Vancouver, British Columbie, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2XT-65H : 10 February 2018), Frederick John Hillhouse, ; citing , , reference p 405 item 6943; FHL microfilm 1,846,554.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2R-PS4 : 27 April 2017), Fredrick J Hillhouse in household of Margret J Hillhouse, Grey (east/est), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 10, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9R-BRQD : 16 February 2018), Frederick John Hillhouse in entry for William Hillhouse, 1911; citing Census, Dufferin Sub-Districts 17-24, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,694.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTC-ZPV : 8 November 2017), Frederick John Hillhouse, 1961.

 

Mary Forrester Murdoch (wife of Frederick John Hillhouse)

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1988-09-021094; Mary Forrester Hillhouse; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B17120;  GSU Microfilm Number: 1709268; date of death: December 9, 1988; place of death: North Vancouver; age at death: 91; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1f0c895b-dbdb-4390-8be7-6c4034e3fb90; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/af69296d-2ec7-4a97-a7c0-9a07b0828f8f.

 

Elizabeth (“Bessie”) Margaret Hillhouse (daughter of William Adams Hillhouse)

Elizabeth Margaret Hillhouse (1901–1944); Birth 12 MAY 1901, Shelburne,,Dufferin Co, Ontario, Canada; DEATH 1944, Oakland, California, USA (ancestry.ca).

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9R-BRQ6 : 16 February 2018), Bessie Margaret Hillhouse in entry for William Hillhouse, 1911; citing Census, Dufferin Sub-Districts 17-24, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,694.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8S-2XP : 21 January 2016), William Hedley Mordy and Bessie Margaret Hillhouse, 28 Apr 1923; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13745, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,227.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K983-Y77 : accessed 8 March 2018), Bessie M Mordy in household of Wm H Mordy, Councilmanic District 4, Oakland, Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 61-143, sheet 3B, line 55, family 62, 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 446.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPQ8-B6Z : 26 November 2014), Bessie Margaret Mordy, 03 Oct 1944; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24M-VBWC : 19 September 2016), Bessie M. Mordy, ; Burial, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States of America, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 167252625, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=167252625: “Bessie M. Mordy; Birth: 1901; Death: 1944 (aged 42-43); Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA; Plot: MM Section A, 120, T3; MEMORIAL: ID: 167252625.”

 

William Hedley Mordy (husband of Bessie Margaret Hillhouse)

“India Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGWL-NHW : 10 February 2018), William Hedley Mordy, 08 Feb 1900; citing Asansol, Bengal, India, reference vol 280; index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 512,380.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-7RPY : 16 February 2018), William H Mordy in entry for Thomas Inordy, 1911; citing Census, Yale and Cariboo Sub-Districts 55-65, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,665.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8S-2XT : 21 January 2016), William Hedley Mordy and Bessie Margaret Hillhouse, 28 Apr 1923; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13745, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,227.

“California County Naturalizations, 1849-1985”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGG3-5Q2W : 20 February 2018), William Hedley Mordy, 1924.

“California County Naturalizations, 1849-1985”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGG3-KDPR : 20 February 2018), William Hedley Mordy, 1931.

“California County Naturalizations, 1849-1985”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGG3-22BX : 20 February 2018), William Hedley Mordy, 1931.

“Hawaii, Honolulu Passenger Lists, 1900-1953,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9Z-GXFW : 30 December 2014), William Hedley Mordy, 1937; citing Ship , NARA microfilm publication A3422 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K983-Y7Q : accessed 8 March 2018), Wm H Mordy, Councilmanic District 4, Oakland, Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 61-143, sheet 3B, line 54, family 62, 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 446.

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8KS-F86 : 8 December 2017), William Hedley Mordy and Anna Meakin Miller, 22 Nov 1945; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 2,115,296.

“Brasil, Cartões de Imigração, 1900-1965,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRQG-M1W : 5 August 2017), William Hedley Mordy, Immigration; citing ,  Arquivo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro (National Archives, Rio de Janeiro).

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP9D-NSV : 26 November 2014), William Hedley Mordy, 04 Aug 1990; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J56F-65M : 19 May 2014), William H Mordy, 04 Aug 1990; 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:Q24M-VB12 : 19 September 2016), William Hedley Mordy, 1990; Burial, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States of America, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 167100436, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/167100436: “William Hedley Mordy; Birth: unknown; Death: 31 Aug 1990; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery; Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA; Plot: MM Garden Wall 78, 1; Memorial ID: 167100436.”

 

Anna Meakin Miller (wife of William Hedley Mordy)

“Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8M3-9GV : 4 December 2014), Anna Meakin Mordy, 02 Jan 1948; citing NARA microfilm publication M1478 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,490,515.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JBQ3-HQ9 : 20 May 2014), Anna M Mordy, Apr 1994; 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:Q24M-VB76 : 19 September 2016), Anna M. Mordy, 1994; Burial, Oakland, Alameda, California, United States of America, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 167100437, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/167100437: “Anna M. Mordy; Birth: unknown; Death: 31 May 1994; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery; Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA; Plot: MM Garden Wall 78, 1; Memorial ID: 167100437. Gravesite Details Death date is the interment date, S/W: Mordy, William Hedley.”

 

Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse (daughter of William Adams Hillhouse)

Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse (1904–1993); Birth 8 FEB 1904, Shelburne, Dufferin Co., Ontario; Death AUG 1993, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2FS-W26 : 10 February 2018), Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse, 08 Feb 1904; citing Ontario, 08 Feb 1904, reference 1336; FHL microfilm 2,210,619.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9R-BRQX : 16 February 2018), Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse in entry for William Hillhouse, 1911; citing Census, Dufferin Sub-Districts 17-24, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,694.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8T-R8R : 21 January 2016), Alexander Thomas Duncan and Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse, 10 Dec 1927; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13753, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,506.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1940-09-501639; Gordon Sylvester Wismer and Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse; date of marriage: November 8, 1940; place of marriage Place: Victoria; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/5d390dd3-2fd3-4f29-99fb-7f24f27fcbdc.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6P-5732 : 8 November 2017), Dorothy Isabel Wismer, 1993.

 

Alexander Thomas Duncan (husband of Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8T-R8B : 21 January 2016), Alexander Thomas Duncan and Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse, 10 Dec 1927; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13753, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,506.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1S-6QN : 8 November 2017), Alexander Thomas Duncan, 1977.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-86VS : 13 December 2015), Alexander Thomas Duncan, 1977; Burial, Prince George, Fraser-Fort George Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Prince George Municipal Cemetery; citing record ID 110441609, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=110441609: “Alexander Thomas Duncan; Birth: unknown; Death: 21 Jun 1977; Burial: Prince George Municipal Cemetery, Prince George, Fraser-Fort George Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: Section C2 ; Block 2; Plot 12 Nw; Memorial ID: 110441609.”

 

Gordon Sylvester Wismer (husband of Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse)

Gordon Sylvester Wismer, Wikipedia article; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_Sylvester_Wismer.

Gordon Sylvester Wismer (1889–1968); Birth ABT. 1889; Death 28 DEC 1968, Victoria, British Columbia (ancestry.ca).

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1940-09-501639; Gordon Sylvester Wismer and Dorothy Isabel Hillhouse; date of marriage: November 8, 1940; place of marriage Place: Victoria; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/5d390dd3-2fd3-4f29-99fb-7f24f27fcbdc.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLY4-7MK : 8 November 2017), Gordon Sylvester Wismer, 1968.