Hutchins, Frederick Leech (1874-1962)

Frederick Leech Hutchins was a manufacturer’s agent. He lived at 1847 Barclay Street in 1914.

Frederick Leech Hutchins was born on August 6, 1874, in St. Thomas, Ontario. His father was Samuel Victor Hutchins (1844-1918), who was a bank accountant. His mother was Mary Rankin (1845-1937).

By 1908, Frederick was living at 1078 Harwood Street in Vancouver.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 758

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 758

On June 30, 1908, in Toronto, Ontario, Frederick married Thyra Mary Chowne. She was born in Humphrey, Parry Sound, Ontario, on November 17, 1880. Her father was Alfred William Holland Chowne (1843-1899), who was a clergyman. Her mother was Aagot Johana Caroline Sissener Larsen (1846-1930), who lived at 2057 Pendrell Street in 1913. (Further information on the Chowne family appears on the page for Aagot Johana Caroline Sissener Chowne.)

Frederick later worked as a broker in Vancouver until 1947.

Thyra died in Vancouver on August 2, 1953. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Frederick died in Vancouver on September 1, 1962. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Sources

Samuel Victor Hutchins (father of Frederick Leech Hutchins)

“Ontario Marriages, 1800-1910,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLP1-MLQ : accessed 1 May 2016), Samuel Victor Hutchins and Mary Rankin, 01 Jun 1869; citing Grey,Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,030,057.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVXT-VQX : accessed 1 May 2016), Samuel V. Hutchins, Millbrook, Durham East, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 42; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13241, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,877.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-28WX : accessed 1 May 2016), Samuel Hutchins, 1911; citing Census, Toronto Centre Sub-Districts 1-17, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,524.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JK7R-TPG : accessed 1 May 2016), Samuel V. Hutchins, 22 Dec 1918; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, 008793, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,862,693.

Mary Rankin (mother of Frederick Leech Hutchins)

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JKVZ-CH8 : accessed 1 May 2016), Mary Rankin Hutchins, 19 Jun 1937; citing Toronto, , Ontario, 004563, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,435,284.

Frederick Leech Hutchins

“Ontario Births, 1869-1911,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNLV-LXB : accessed 30 April 2016), Frederick Leech Hutchins, 06 Aug 1874; citing Birth, St Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,042.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVXT-VQV : accessed 1 May 2016), Fred L. Hutchins in household of Samuel V. Hutchins, Millbrook, Durham East, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 42; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13241, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,877.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSZD-1H9 : accessed 29 April 2016), Frederick Leech Hutchins and Thyra Johanna Volborg Louise Mary Chowne, 30 Jun 1908; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,864.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MLSD : accessed 30 April 2016), Frederick Leech Hutchens, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63692&highlight=27&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Frederick+Leech+Hutchin; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940069.pdf.

1921 Canada Census, L Fredk Hutchens, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 21; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTD-XGW : accessed 30 April 2016), Frederick Leech Hutchins, 1962.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6G-V24M : accessed 30 April 2016), Peter Hutchins Munn, 1948.

Charles Henry Hutchins, 1870 – 1921 (brother of Frederick Leech Hutchins)

Charles Henry Hutchins, 1870 – 1921; https://www.myheritage.com/names/charles_hutchins: Charles Henry Hutchins was born on month day 1870, at birth place, to Samuel Victor Hutchins and Mary Hutchins (born Rankin). Samuel was born on November 18 1845, in Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, U.K.. Mary was born on November 26 1844, in Ontario, Canada. Charles had 8 siblings: Annie Elizabeth Hutchins, Frederick Leech Hutchins and 6 other siblings.”

Thyra Mary Chowne (wife of Frederick Leech Hutchins)

“Ontario Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLRR-ZHV : accessed 29 April 2016), Thyea Johanna Valborg Mary Lucie Chowne, 17 Nov 1880; citing Humphrey, Parry Sound, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,845,576.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1911,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM73-ZJW : accessed 29 April 2016), Thyea Chowne, 17 Nov 1880; citing Birth, Humphrey, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,576.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVXB-GQ1 : accessed 29 April 2016), Thyrra Chowne in household of Afred W. Chowne, Conger & Humphrey, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 14; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13243, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,879; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e338/e008443508.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWL2-3C1 : accessed 29 April 2016), Thero Chowne, Bethune and Proudfoot and Perry, Muskoka and Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148156; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148156-00535.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGV-LD1 : accessed 30 April 2016), Thyra Chown in household of Wheot Chown, B, Toronto (west/ouest) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=73928&highlight=19&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Thyra+Chown; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z003/pdf/z000107936.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MLS6 : accessed 30 April 2016), Thresa Hutchens in entry for Frederick Leech Hutchens, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63692&highlight=28&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Thyra+Hutchin; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940069.pdf.

1921 Canada Census, Thyra Hutchens [indexed as Hyra Hutches] in household of L Fredk Hutchens, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 21; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLR8-9B9 : accessed 30 April 2016), Thyra Mary Hutchins, 1953.

Thyra Hutchins, death notice, Vancouver Province, August 3, 1953, page 25; Vancouver sun, Augusts 3, 1953, page 25: “Hutchins—Thyra on Aug. 2, 1953, at her home, leaving her husband, Fredrick Leech; 2 daughters, Mrs. E.G. Munn and Sissener; also 1 brother, Reginald Chowne; and 1 sister, Mrs. H.T. Archbald [sic]; a grandson, Harold Munn. Vespers at St. James Church Monday evening at 8. Requiem Tuesday morning, 9:30. Burial services at 10 a.m. The clergy of St. James Church officiating. Interment Ocean View Burial Park. Nunn & Thomson Funeral Directors.”

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