Idsardi, Harold (1882-1962)

Harold Idsardi was a civil engineer and land surveyor who lived at 1019 Gilford Street from 1920 to about 1948.

Harold was born on August 27, 1882, in Elgin County, Ontario; he was the oldest child of William E. Idsardi and Margaret Hutchinson.

William E. Idsardi was born on September 2, 1844, in Temaud Friesland, Holland. He came to Canada about 1850, and became a surveyor and real estate broker. He was the mayor of St. Thomas, Ontario, in 1895-1896. He died at his residence in St. Thomas on July 28, 1929. He was buried in the St. Thomas Cemetery, in St. Thomas, Ontario.

Margaret (or Maggie) Hutchinson was born on November 15, 1853 in Ontario. She died on July 31, 1914, probably in St. Thomas. She was buried in the St. Thomas Cemetery, in St. Thomas, Ontario.

Harold arrived in Vancouver about 1910. He became a civil engineer with Colonel Thomas Henry Tracy (1848-1925) and John Ham Kilmer (1861-1938).

On November 18, 1912, in Los Angeles, California, Harold married Loulie Aylett K. Fitzhugh. She was born on August 14, 1887, in the State of Virginia. Her father was Thadeus Fitzhugh; her mother was Penelope R. Jackson.nd

Harold died in 1962. He was buried in St. Thomas Cemetery in St. Thomas, Ontario.

Loulie died on January 2, 1959 in Vancouver.  She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Harold and Loulie had the following children:

A daughter who was born stillborn on December 29, 1915, in Vancouver.

Harold Fitzhugh Idsardi was born on August 5, 1917. He became a naturalized US citizen.

Robley Idsardi was born in 1919. He was buried in St. Thomas Cemetery.

William Fitzhugh Idsardi was born on February 7, 1925, in Vancouver. He received a B.A. from the University of British Columbia. In the early 1960s, he worked as assistant manager of the news division in the public relations department of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Co. in Cleveland, Ohio. His wife was Dorothy Marion Bell, who received a B.A. from the University of British Columbia in 1949. In the early 1960s, she was assistant director of public relations for the Welfare Federation of Cleveland, Ohio. She died in November 2000. William Fitzhugh Idsardi died in 1995. He was buried in St. Thomas Cemetery in St. Thomas, Ontario.

William (Bill) Idsardi was born in 1927. He died in 1994. He was buried in St. Thomas Cemetery in St. Thomas, Ontario. His wife, Bea, was born in 1926; she died in 2013. She was buried in St. Thomas Cemetery in St. Thomas, Ontario.

Sisters of Harold Idsardi

Harold Idsardi had a sister named Helen Gertude Idsardi. On October 5, 1909, Helen married John Howe Richardson, who was born on June 30, 1883, in Manchester, England. He was a banker and a public accountant.

Harold Idsardi had another sister named Beatrice Carr Idsardi. She was born on September 26, 1889, in Ontario. She may have married Major Percy Ermatinger on June 17, 1933, in Toronto, Ontario.

Sources

William E. Idsardi

An Act for the admission of William E. Idsardi as a Provincial Land Surveyor, Statutes of Ontario, 1877, chapter 87. http://books.google.ca/books?id=As0vAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA362&lpg=PA362&dq=idsardi+st+thomas+ontario&source=bl&ots=bqivjXZ5rC&sig=W_AxWMUApLisRWFC1bAi_0ziEt0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=NgNJUseJHc2ayQHZwoCIBA&ved=0CFkQ6AEwCDgK#v=onepage&q=idsardi%20st%20thomas%20ontario&f=false

William E. Idsardi, 1895–1896, List of mayors of St. Thomas, Ontario, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mayors_of_St._Thomas,_Ontario

William E Idsardi, 1844-1929, http://geneofun.on.ca/query/?table=NAMES&template=photo_translate&search=PHOTO&find=ONELG10690-E-030-CanadaGenWeb-Cemetery-Ontario-Elgin.jpg&smode=S&max=1

St. Thomas Journal, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, July 29, 1929, page 1, column 2: Died – William Ebas Idsardi, 84 years, July July 28 – Photo; father of Mrs J. H. Richardson, Beatrice and Harold Idsardi; brother of Hauke Idsardi, http://www.elginogs.ca/Home/ancestor-indexes/newspapers/st-thomas-newspapers/sttj-1929-jun-aug

“Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JKC4-14Z : accessed 01 Oct 2013), William Aebas Idsardi, 1929.

“Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JKC4-148 : accessed 01 Oct 2013), Aebas William Idsardi in entry for William Aebas Idsardi, 1929.

“William E. Idsardi Dies in St. Thomas: Former Mayor and Prominent in City’s Business Life,” Toronto Glove, July 1929, page 7.

William E Idsardi   1844-1929, St Thomas Cemetery, Elgin County, ON, http://geneofun.on.ca/query/?table=NAMES&template=photo_translate&search=PHOTO&find=ONELG10690-E-030-CanadaGenWeb-Cemetery-Ontario-Elgin.jpg&smode=S&max=1

“Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLY4-KR3 : accessed 01 Oct 2013), William E. Idsardi in entry for Helen Gertrude Idsardi, 30 Nov 1887.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FMQG-6XC : accessed 01 Oct 2013), William E. Idsardi in entry for Helen Gertrude Idsardi, 1887.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KSZV-2YF : accessed 01 Oct 2013), William E Idsardi in entry for John Howe Richardson and Helen Gertrude Idsardi, 1909.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VNGW-BZ7 : accessed 01 Oct 2013), William E Idsardi in entry for Beatrice Idsardi, 1889.

Margaret Idsardi, 1852-1914, St Thomas Cemetery   (Section E), Elgin County, ON, http://geneofun.on.ca/query/?table=NAMES&template=photo_translate&search=PHOTO&find=ONELG10690-E-031-CanadaGenWeb-Cemetery-Ontario-Elgin.jpg&smode=S&max=1

St. Thomas Journal, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, July & August 1914, 31 July 1914, Page 8, c5    Died –   Mrs W. E. Idsardi, 67th year, July 31, mother of Mrs J. H. Richardson, Beatrice and Harold Idsardi; sister of A. E., Thomas H. and Mary Hutchison, http://www.elginogs.ca/Home/ancestor-indexes/newspapers/st-thomas-newspapers/stj-1914-jul-aug

Harold Idsardi

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XL4W-7HG : accessed 30 Sep 2013), Wm E Idsardi in entry for Harold Idsardi and Loulie Aylett K Fitzhugh, 1912.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKZ-NPJ : accessed 30 Sep 2013), Idsardi, 1915.

Harold Idsardi, born August 7, 1882, Elgin County, Ontario. Father: William E. Idsardi, real estate broker; mother Maggie Hutchinson. Roll MS 929_53, Registration Number: 006021.

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8ZG-NH4 : accessed 30 Sep 2013), Wm E Idsardi in entry for Harold Idsardi and Loulie Aylett K Fitzhugh, 1912.

“Canada Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MVD2-SJ4 : accessed 30 Sep 2013), Thomas H Tracy, Ward 2, London (City), Ontario, Canada.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVN-TJD : accessed 30 Sep 2013), Thomas H Tracy, 1901.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL24-XHS : accessed 30 Sep 2013), Thomas Henry Tracy, 1925.

http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63907&highlight=12&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+John+H.+Kilmer

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLP3-8PR : accessed 30 Sep 2013), Harold Idsardi in entry for Loulie Idsardi, 1959.

Louie Idsardi, Find A Grave, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Death: Jan. 2, 1959, Plot: JONES/*/29/010/0005, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=idsardi&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=26258137&df=all&

Loulie Idsardi, death notice, Vancouver Sun – Jan 6, 1959, page 22; Vancouver Province, January 6, 1959, page 17: “Idsardi – Passed away in Vancouver Jan. 2, 1959, Ave. Mrs. Loulie Idsardi, late of 1455 W. 46th. Survived by her husband, Harold, Mimico, Ont.; 3 sons, William, Cleveland; Fitzhugh, Detroit, and Robley, St. Thomas, Ont. Funeral Wed., Jan. 7 at 4 p.m. from the Chapman Funeral Home Ltd., 802 W. Broadway at Willow. Reve. D. W. Elsted officiating. Cremation at Vancouver Crematorium”

Children of Harold Idsardi

Baby Idsardi, Find A Grave, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Death: December 29, 1915, Plot: JONES/*/29/010/0005, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=idsardi&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=109465268&df=all&

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKZ-NPJ : accessed 30 Sep 2013), Idsardi, 1915.

“Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZ1P-KQH : accessed 01 Oct 2013), William Fitz Hugh Idsardi, 1952.

“Ohio, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1977,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8H9-QB8 : accessed 01 Oct 2013), William Fitz Hugh Idsardi, 57.

“Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZ1P-KQZ : accessed 01 Oct 2013), Harold Fitz-Hugh Idsardi, 1947.

“Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZ1P-KQD : accessed 01 Oct 2013), Harold Fitz-Hugh Idsardi, 1951.

William F. Idsardi, B.A., U.B.C Alumni Chronicle, 15, No. 2,  Summer 1961, page 10.

Robley Idsardi, 1919-1993, St. Thomas Cemetery, http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/1185700

Bill Idsardi, 1927-1994, Woodland Cemetery, http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/94605

Bea Idsardi, 1926-2013, Woodand Cemetery, http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/94604

William F-H Idsardi, 1925-1995, St. Thomas Cemetery, http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/1185699

 

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