Johnson, Ernest Julius (1887-1919)

Ernest Julius Johnson was a railway engineer and fireman. He lived at 1894 Alberni Street for part of 1919. His wife, Daisy, lived at 1894 Alberni Street from 1919 to 1921.

Ernest was born in Smoland or Småland, Sweden, on October 27, 1887. His father was John Edward Johnson. His mother was Hulda Albertina Anderson.

He came to Canada about 1904. In 1911, he was living in Revelstoke, British Columbia, along with his parents and other family members.

On December 27, 1915, in Vancouver, Ernest married Daisy Christine Fletcher. She was born about 1891 in London, England. Her father was Charles Fletcher. Her mother was Christine Harrington.

In late 1918, Ernest and Daisy were living at 1894 Alberni Street.

Ernest died in Vancouver on January 7, 1919, during the influenza epidemic. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Daisy lived at 1894 Alberni Street from 1919 to 1921.

No further information is available for Daisy at this time

 

Sources

Ernest Julius Johnson

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-YMT1 : accessed 19 November 2015), Ernest J Johnson in entry for John E Johnson, 1911; citing Census, Kootenay Sub-Districts 1-61, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,659.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZJ-NBW : accessed 19 November 2015), Ernest Julius Johnson and Daisy Christine Fletcher, 27 Dec 1915; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11378, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,706.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL23-X8M : accessed 19 November 2015), Ernest Julius Johnson, 1919.

Ernest Julius Johnson, death notice, Vancouver Sun, January 8, 1919, page 10; Vancouver Sun, January 9, 1919, page 12; Vancouver World, January 8, 1919, page 14; Vancouver Province, January 8, 1918, page 15; : “Johnson—Jan. 6, 1919, at the family residence, 1894 Alberni street, Ernest Julius Johnson, in his thirty-second year. The funeral will be held from Center & Hanna’s chapel this afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Rev. J.L. Campbell officiating. Interment in Mountain View cemetery.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-QM8D : accessed 19 November 2015), Ernest J. Johnson, 1919; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26294195, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26294195.

 

Daisy Christine Fletcher

“India Marriages, 1792-1948 ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGN5-4P1 : accessed 19 November 2015), Charles Fletcher and Catherine Harrington, 22 Sep 1875; citing Mhow, Bengal, India, reference 510-849; FHL microfilm 510,849.

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