Jackson, James Albert (1867-1932)

James Albert Jackson was a contractor and builder. He lived at 751 Denman Street in 1911.

James (who may sometimes have been called “Albert”) was born near Weston, Ontario, on January 17, 1867. His parents were William and Margaret Jackson.

He lived with his parents in Ontario until 1901. By 1906, he was in the Strathcona district of Alberta.

About 1907, he was married to Elinor Maria Allin, possibly in Calgary, Alberta. Elinor was born on February 16, 1876, in Reach Township, near Uxbridge, Ontario. Her father was Thomas Allin. Her mother was Ann Thompson.

James first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1908.

He lived at the following addresses:

1908 460 East Eighth Avenue
1909 334 West 10th Avenue
1911 751 Denman Street. (Street listing “T. Albert Jackson”; name listing “J. Albert Jackson”)
1912 to 1918 1686 West 11th Avenue
1919 845 West 14th Avenue
1920 to 1927 7989 Oak Street
1929 to 1932 1689 McGill Road

 

James died in Vancouver on September 12, 1932. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Elinor died in Vancouver on August 6, 1971. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby.

 

James and Elinor had three sons.

 

Allin Wilfrid Jackson

Allin Wilfrid Jackson was born in British Columbia, probably in Vancouver, in December 1909.

He was married to Helen Edith Fraser. She was born on February 9, 1908, in Vancouver.

It appears that Allin died in 1976, and that he was buried in Montreal.

Helen died in Vancouver on June 11, 1993.

 

Sidney Keith Jackson

Sidney Keith Jackson (often known as “Keith”) was born in Vancouver about 1912.

On July 13, 1935, in Vancouver, he married Dola Eleanor Leckie. She was born in Vancouver in 1912. Her father was James David William Leckie. Her mother was Janet Elanor Mahood (or Mayhood).

During the 1940s, Keith worked for the British Columbia Motor Carrier Branch.

In 1950, he was a rates examiner for the British Columbia government.

In 1955, he was the secretary of Expressway Truck Lines in Vancouver.

Dola was living in Vancouver in 1966.

 

Albert Bernard Jackson

Albert Bernard Jackson was born in Vancouver on April 24, 1913.

He became a lawyer. During the late 1930s and 1940s, he worked with provincial administrative boards and tribunals.

He married Elizabeth Victoire (“Vicki”) Meuffels. She was born in Red Deer, Alberta, on November 22, 1929.

Albert died in Victoria, British Columbia, on July 15, 1991.

Vicki died in Victoria on January 19, 2011.

 

Sources

James Albert Jackson

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M43F-TTX : accessed 23 August 2015), James Jackson in household of Margt Jackson, Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 106, line 17; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9890, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,284; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396284_00088.pdf

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFW-VC8 : accessed 23 August 2015), Albert Jackson in household of William Jackson, York West, York West, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 33; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13249, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,885; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e328/e008184086.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPQ-ZF8 : accessed 23 August 2015), Albert Jackson in household of William Jackson, L, York (west/ouest), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 6, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Canada Census, 1906,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHV6-RT6 : accessed 23 August 2015), J M Jackson, 11, Strathcona, Alberta, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/e/e049/e001213453.pdf

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M235 : accessed 23 August 2015), James Jackson, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

1921 Canada Census, James A. Jackson, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Point Grey (Municipality), Vancouver South, British Columbia; Page Number: 5; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL26-NTR : accessed 23 August 2015), James Albert Jackson, 12 Sep 1932; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13145, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,952,656.

James Albert Jackson, death notice, Vancouver Province, September 13, 1932, page 11; Vancouver Sun, September 13, 1932, page 12; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=BS9lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=14gNAAAAIBAJ&pg=3218%2C1196349 [link leads to “lodge notices,” directly above death notices]: “Jackson—Passed away at the residence, 1689 McGill Road, on Sept. 12, 1932, James Albert Jackson. Deceased was born near Weston, Ontario, and was 65 years of age. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, three sons, Allin of Chilliwack, Keith and Bernard at home; one brother, Mr. Wesley Jackson, Vancouver, and two sisters, Mrs. Taylor and Miss Lou Jackson of Toronto. Funeral Wednesday, Sept. 214th, at 3 p.m., from the T. Edwards Co.’s chapel, 10th Ave. and Granville St., Rev. Canon H.G. King officiating. Interment in Ocean View Burial Park.”

“Funeral of J.A. Jackson,” Vancouver Province, September 13, 1932, page 3: “James Albert Jackson, aged 65, of 1689 McGill road, who died on Monday, will be buried in Ocean View Burial Park on Wednesday afternoon, Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Canon Harold G. King in T. Edwards Co.’s chapel at 3 p.m. . . . Survived by his wife, three sons, Allin of Chilliwack and H. and Bernard at home, a brother Wesley Jackson of this city, and two sisters, Mrs. W. Taylor and Miss L. Jackson in Toronto.”

 

Eleanor Maria Allin (wife of James Albert Jackson)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM8N-Z3J : accessed 23 August 2015), Elinor Maria Allin, 1876.

“Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XLTW-VGQ : accessed 23 August 2015), Elinor Maria Allin, 17 Feb 1876; citing Reach Township, Ontario, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,845,207.

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2NT-GZQ : accessed 23 August 2015), Elinor Maria Allin, 17 Feb 1876; citing Reach Township, Ontario, Ontario, 17 Feb 1876, reference 160; FHL microfilm 1,845,207.

History of Reach Township, http://www.ontariogenealogy.com/ontariocounty/reach.html.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFM-P4D : accessed 23 August 2015), Elinor Maria Allin in household of Thomas Allin, Reach, Ontario North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 12; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13245, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,881.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWLR-WFF : accessed 23 August 2015), Elinor M J Allen, Reach, Ontaro South, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148160; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148160-00284.pdf.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBF-W5W : accessed 23 August 2015), Eleanor Maria Jackson, 06 Aug 1971; citing North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13312, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,034,263.

Eleanor Maria Jackson, death notice, Vancouver Province, August 9, 1971, page 23; Vancouver Sun, August 9, 1971, page 27: “Jackson – Eleanor Maria of Vancouver, on August 6, 1971, in her 95th year. Survived by 3 sons, Allin and Keith, Vancouver, and Bernard, Toronto. Graveside serviced, Tuesday, August 10, at 2 p.m. in Ocean View Burial Park. Rev. David Hawkins officiating. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangement through the Memorial Society of B.C. and First Memorial Services Ltd.”

 

Allin Jackson (son of James Albert Jackson)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDD4-CQS : accessed 23 August 2015), Allin Wilford Jackson and Helen Edith Fraser, 24 Nov 1930; citing , British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13759, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,555.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-RLFH : accessed 23 August 2015), Allin Wilfrid Jackson, 1976; Burial, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada, Mount Royal Cemetery; citing record ID 108924634, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=108924634.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1993-09-009065; Helen Edith Jackson, date of death: June 11, 1993; place of death: Vancouver; age 85; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=9a5c79fa-91b3-4219-aff2-f5f596b3f5ae; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=b8cd87b3-41f3-4e97-bda3-4bce52185b52.

 

Sidney Keith Jackson (son of James Albert Jackson)

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1935-09-426266; Sidney Keith Jackson, and Dola Elanor Leckie; date of marriage: July 13, 1935; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=105f29e3-fe12-4abb-aa63-86dfacb13b6c

British Columbia Order in Council 727/1946, April 13, 1946, http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/arch_oic/arc_oic/0727_1946; includes reference to appointment of Sidney Keith Jackson as senior clerk, grade 2, in the Motor Carrier Branch.

British Columbia Order in Council 592/1947, March 28, 1947, http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/arch_oic/arc_oic/0592_1947; includes reference to appointment of Sidney Keith Jackson as senior clerk, grade 2, in the Motor Carrier Branch.

British Columbia Order in Council 811/1948, April 21, 1948, http://bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/arch_oic/arc_oic/0811_1948; includes reference to appointment of Sidney Keith Jackson as senior clerk, grade 2, in the Motor Carrier Branch.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTY-9DV : accessed 23 August 2015), James William David Leckie, 29 Apr 1966; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13277, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,853.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLYS-52B : accessed 23 August 2015), Janet Elanor Leckie, 28 Oct 1967; citing Escondale, B.C., British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13286, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,930.

 

Albert Bernard Jackson (son of James Albert Jackson)

British Columbia Order in Council 1214/1938, September 12, 1938, http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/arch_oic/arc_oic/1214_1938; includes reference to appointment of Albert Bernard Jackson as assistant member of staff of the Coal and Petroleum Products Control Board.

British Columbia Order in Council 495/1940, April 30, 1940, http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/arch_oic/arc_oic/0495_1940; includes reference to appointment of Albert Bernard Jackson as secretary of the Public Utilities Commission.

British Columbia Order in Council 1692/1940, December 30, 1940, http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/arch_oic/arc_oic/1692_1940; includes reference to appointment of Albert Bernard Jackson as secretary of the Public Utilities Commission.

British Columbia Order in Council 463/1941, April 5, 1941, http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/arch_oic/arc_oic/0463_1941; includes reference to appointment of Albert Bernard Jackson as secretary of the Public Utilities Commission.

British Columbia Order in Council 811/1948, April 21, 1948, http://bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/arch_oic/arc_oic/0811_1948; includes reference to appointment of Albert Bernard Jackson as secretary of the Public Utilities Commission.

British Columbia Death registrations, Registration Number: 1991-09-012441; Albert Bernard Jackson; date of death: July 15, 1991; place of death: Victoria; date 78; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=e6a9e9f7-cc45-4276-93ac-ce39a8d8759e; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=c174d02c-1365-40e4-ba8a-a8a2ad715038

Elizabeth Victoire “Vicki” Jackson, death notice, Published in The Times Colonist on Jan. 21, 2011; http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/timescolonist/obituary.aspx?n=elizabeth-victoire-jackson-vicki&pid=147960590: “JACKSON, Elizabeth Victoire (Vicki”) Passed peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus at home on January 19, 2011, with her devoted children at her bedside, following a short battle with cancer. Born in Red Deer, Alberta, November 22, 1929, Vicki had many fond memories of her youth on the farm, and the closeness of family throughout her life. Predeceased by her dear sister Hilda (1989) and her loving husband Bernie (1991), Vicki will be forever missed by her sister Elise Gaunt, daughters Carol (Robert), Paige (Peter), Lise-Ann (Steve) and sons Michael, Bill (Sue) and Fred (Violetta), 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren. Vicki’s two year stay at Douglas House fulfilled a sense of belonging and community which she enjoyed thoroughly. The family wishes to extend their deep appreciation to the staff and her many friends at Douglas House for their warmth and companionship. The family also extends sincere gratitude to Dr. Kathy Dabrus, Jubilee Hospital ER and medical staff, and the Victoria hospice team for their loving compassionate care. Vicki was a life-long volunteer, including over 20 years at the Victoria Cancer Clinic. Her life was defined by her love and devotion to family, her gratitude and warmth toward others, and her faith in God. We’ll miss you forever. A celebration of Vicki’s life will be held at 11:30 on Monday, January 24, 2011, at St. Matthias Church, 600 Richmond Street (at Richardson St), Victoria, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Red Cross Medical Equipment Loan Program. 615402.”