Lea, William James (1882-1947)

Dr. William James Lea (ancestry.ca).

Dr. William James Lea (ancestry.ca).

William James Lea was an orthodontist. He lived at 2045 Nelson Street in 1911 and at 891 Chilco Street in 1913.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 837.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 837.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 1, page 1002 [edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 1, page 1002 [edited image].

William James Lea was born in Toronto, Ontario, on October 21, 1882.

He lived with his parents until the early 1900s.

He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1905.

He first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1908; he was living at 2200 Cornwall Street.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1908, page 714.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1908, page 714.

He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1908 2200 Cornwall Street
1909 to 1910 Glencoe Lodge (1001 Georgia Street)
1911 2045 Nelson Street
1912 Number 8, 1147 Nelson Street
1913 891 Chilco Street
1914 to 1947 3937 Angus Avenue (West side of Angus Avenue near King Edward Avenue in 1914)

He became a member of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia on June 15, 1908.

 

Marriage to Helen Mary O’Hare

On June 8, 1910 in Rochester, New York, William married Helen Mary O’Hare. She was born in Rochester on June 2, 1885 (or 1884). Helen’s father was Dr. Thomas Augustus O’Hare (1849-1916), who was a physician in Rochester.

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York); November 22, 1916, page 15, column 1 [first portion of obituary]

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York); November 22, 1916, page 15, column 1 [first portion of obituary]

Helen’s mother was Mary Stebbins Johnson (1844-1935).

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York), October 10, 1935, page 27, column 7.

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York), October 10, 1935, page 27, column 7.

"New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVGG-4KL : 5 November 2017), William J. Lea and Helen M. Ohare, 08 Jun 1910, , New York, United States; citing ref. ID Vol 1 p 47, county clerk’s office,; FHL microfilm 831,340.

“New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVGG-4KL : 5 November 2017), William J. Lea and Helen M. Ohare, 08 Jun 1910, , New York, United States; citing ref. ID Vol 1 p 47, county clerk’s office,; FHL microfilm 831,340.

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York), June 9, 1910, page 16, column 4.

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, New York), June 9, 1910, page 16, column 4.

They lived in a series of short-term accommodations when they first lived in Vancouver.

In 1910 and 1911 they were at Glencoe Lodge, which was at 1001 Georgia Street in Vancouver.

Glencoe Lodge, detail from postcard, about 1910, https://www.flickr.com/photos/45379817@N08/11051195286/

Glencoe Lodge, detail from postcard, about 1910, https://www.flickr.com/photos/45379817@N08/11051195286/

In 1911 they were at 2045 Nelson Street, which was the home of Samuel Lyness Howe.

In 1912 they lived in Nelson Court Apartments at 1147 Nelson Street.

In 1913 they were at 891 Chilco Street.

In 1913 they built a new house at 3937 Angus Avenue (later called Angus Drive). They lived in this house until the late 1950s.

District: Point Grey
Permit: 932
Owner: Lea, W. J. (Dr.)
Architect: MacKenzie, James C.
Builder: Arvesin, M.
Legal Address: DL: 526 Block: 28 Sub: Resub: Lot: 7
Date (Y-M-D): 1913-06-30
Street Number: [3937]
Street Name: Angus Avenue [Drive]
Value: $14,975.00
Remarks: Dwelling/house;
Reference ID: PG-5749-5750-23

Heritage Vancouver, Vancouver Building Permits; http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched January 8, 2018].

3937 Angus Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Google Streets, searched January 8, 2018; image dated April 2009.

3937 Angus Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Google Streets, searched January 8, 2018; image dated April 2009.

In the summer of 1919, Helen’s mother was visiting in Vancouver.

Vancouver Daily World, July 26, 1919, page 7, column 6.

Vancouver Daily World, July 26, 1919, page 7, column 6.

In 1919 William became the registrar-treasurer of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia.

For a time the Leas also had a summer cottage on Savary Island.

Vancouver Daily World, April 18, 1922, page 6, column 7.

Vancouver Daily World, April 18, 1922, page 6, column 7.

In 1929 William moved his office to the 15th floor of the new Medical-Dental Building at 925 West Georgia Street. He still had his office in that building until the late 1940s. (The building became known as the “Georgia Medical-Dental Building” in the mid-1950s.)

Medical-Dental Building – northwest corner of Georgia Street and Hornby Street – 1930 – detail from Vancouver City Archives – CVA 99-3660 – Canadian National Hotel [Hotel Vancouver]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/canadian-national-hotel-hotel-vancouver-11;rad.

Medical-Dental Building – northwest corner of Georgia Street and Hornby Street – 1930 – detail from Vancouver City Archives – CVA 99-3660 – Canadian National Hotel [Hotel Vancouver]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/canadian-national-hotel-hotel-vancouver-11;rad.

Doctor W.J. Lea's office inside the Georgia Medical-Dental Building, 1929, Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number: 12164; http://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/9/12164.jpg.

Doctor W.J. Lea’s office inside the Georgia Medical-Dental Building, 1929, Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number: 12164; http://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/9/12164.jpg.

William died in Vancouver on December 20, 1947.

Helen died in Vancouver on March 22, 1967.

William and Helen had the following children.

 

Margaret Lea

Margaret Lea was born in Vancouver on April 15, 1911.

She worked as a secretary.

On December 21, 1940, in Vancouver, she married Edwin Jerome (“Jerry”) Worthen, who was a confectionery salesman. He was born in Portland, Oregon, on September 26, 1913. His parents were Walter Jerome Worthen and Marguerite Powell.

In 1947, Jerry and Margaret were living in Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia.

In 1967 they were in Vancouver.

Margaret died in Vancouver on February 16, 1994.

Jerry died in Calgary, Alberta, on February 17, 1999.

 

Gordon Thomas Lea

Gordon Thomas Lea was born in Vancouver on February 11, 1913.

He worked as a salesman.

In 1940, in Calgary, Alberta, he married Lila Mary Connell. She was born in Stavely, Alberta, on April 29, 1912. Her father was Alexander Connell.

Gordon died in Vancouver on December 21, 1995.

 

William Harold Lea

William Harold Lea was born in Vancouver on August 28, 1914.

He worked in the insurance business.

He married Audray (or Audrey) Snowdon Dutcher, who worked as a sales clerk. She was born in British Columbia about 1920. Her father was Howard Dutcher.

William and Audray were later divorced.

William died in Delta, British Columbia, on January 1, 1996.

 

Helen Barbara Lea

Helen Barbara Lea was born in Vancouver about 1916.

On October 31, 1939, in Vancouver, she married John Percival Boyd McCormick, who was a soldier. He was born on January 6, 1916, on Wheatenhurst, Shropshire, England. His parents were Shepherd William McCormick and Mary Jones. This marriage ended in divorce in New Westminster, British Columbia on February 15, 1946. Percival died in Vancouver in 1997.

Helen was also married to Raymond Ramsay and to a Mr. Johnston (or Johnson).

Helen died in Nanaimo, British Columbia on August 21, 1997.

 

Sources

James Davids Lea (father of William James Lea)

James Davids Lea (1852–1932); Birth 20 DECEMBER 1852, Ontario; Death 7 OCT 1932, York, Ontario, Canada (ancestry.ca)

“Ontario Census, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQWX-65C : 5 September 2017), J Davis Lea, York, York, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 195, line 5; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1090, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,435,950; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1861/pdf/4391955_00532.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWG6-7CN : 3 August 2016), J D Lea, St Johns Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148173; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148173-00246.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGF-1G8 : 27 April 2017), James D. Lee, Toronto (east/est) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 14, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; . http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z003/pdf/z000105395.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XS-YMS : 15 July 2016), James Lea, 1911; citing Census, Toronto South Sub-Districts 1-12, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,527; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e002027877.pdf.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JJHY-7PJ : 11 December 2014), James D. Lea, 07 Oct 1932; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, 6631, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,367,811.

“Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:276Q-RFM : 28 November 2014), James D Lea, 10 Oct 1932; citing Toronto, Ontario, Canada, section and lot 14 46, line 56823, volume Volume 05, 1931-1933, Toronto Trust Cemeteris, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,617,217.

“Canadian Headstones,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJ88-WDY9 : 14 July 2014), James Davids Lea, Burial, York (incl. Toronto), Ontario, Canada, Mount Pleasant+, Toronto cemetery; citing 156297, Canadianheadstones.com, http://www.canadianheadstones.com.

 

Rachel Hunter (mother of William James Lea)

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWG6-7CJ : 3 August 2016), Rachel Lea, St Johns Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148173; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148173-00246.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGF-1GD : 27 April 2017), Rachail Lee, Toronto (east/est) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 14, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z003/pdf/z000105395.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XS-YM3 : 15 July 2016), Rachel Lea in entry for James Lea, 1911; citing Census, Toronto South Sub-Districts 1-12, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,527; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e002027877.pdf.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JK6B-F3X : 11 December 2014), Rachel Lea, 13 Mar 1933; citing Toronto, , Ontario, 002684, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,358,592.

 

William James Lea

Dr. William James Lea (1882–1947); Birth 21 OCT 1882, York, Ontario, Canada; Death 20 DECEMBER 1947, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F22P-CXX : 27 November 2014), William James Lea, 21 Oct 1882; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, 21 Oct 1882, reference cn 42689; FHL microfilm 1,845,583.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNLB-PVY : 16 July 2017), William James Lea, 21 Oct 1882; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,583.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWG6-7CV : 3 August 2016), Wm J Lea, St Johns Ward, Toronto City, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148173; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148173-00246.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGF-1G6 : 27 April 2017), William J Lee in household of Rachail Lee, Toronto (east/est) (city/cité), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 14, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z003/pdf/z000105395.pdf.

“New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVGG-4KL : 5 November 2017), William J. Lea and Helen M. Ohare, 08 Jun 1910,  , New York, United States; citing ref. ID Vol 1 p 47, county clerk’s office,; FHL microfilm 831,340.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-S1Y3 : 15 July 2016), Wm J Pea, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 51-76, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,663; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63633&highlight=48&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Wm.+J.+Lea.

1921 Canada Census; William J. Lea; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Point Grey (Municipality), Vancouver South, British Columbia; Page Number: 15. 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, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPB-6JP : 8 November 2017), William James Lea, 1947; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/49c17eff-81a0-4a75-91c8-54c8438731ce.

William James Lea, death notice, Vancouver Province, December 22, 1947, page 23; Vancouver Sun, December 22, 1947, page 25: “Lea—Passed away Dec. 20, 1947, Dr. William James Lea, 3937 Angus Dr., aged 65 years. Survived by his loving wife; 2 sons, Gordon T. and W.H., of Vancouver; 2 daughters, Mrs. J.E. Worthan [sic], Mrs. Raymond Ramsay, Queen Charlotte City; 7 grandchildren; 1 sister, Mrs. Hazel Wilson, Long Beach, Calif. Funeral service Tuesday, Dec. 23, at 1:30 p.m., in Nunn & Thomson’s Chapel, 10th Ave. at Cambie, Rev. E.D. Braden, D.D., officiating. Cremation. No flowers, by request.”

Report of the Necrology Committee for 1948; https://dokumen.tips/documents/report-of-the-necrology-committee-for-1948.html: “Dr. William James Lea was born in Toronto, Ontario, Oct. 21, 1882. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1905, passed the examination prescribed by the Council of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia in June 1908, and was registered as a member of the College on June 15, 1908. On April 21, 1919, he was elected a member of the Council of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia. In 1919 he was appointed registrar-treasurer of the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia, which position he held until the time of his death. In 1929 he was elected a fellow of the International College of Dentists. In 1930 he was appointed the British Columbia representative on the Executive Committee of the Canadian Dental Hygiene Council. In 1932 he received his Certificate from the American Board of Orthodontics as follows: “The Board passed you on your good record in the work performed for orthodontics and dentistry.” (This is an excerpt from a letter dated Sept. 1, 1932, and signed by Albert H. Ketcham, President of the American Board of Orthodontics.) From 1935 to July 1938, he served as president of the Pacific Coast Dental Conference. Previous to this time he was councillor from British Columbia and also vice-president. He was also a member of the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and the American Association of Orthodontists. He died suddenly on Dec. 20, 1947, on the way to his office.”

 

Thomas Augustus O’Hare (father of Helen Mary O’Hare)

Dr. Thomas Augustus O’Hare (1849–1916); Birth OCT 28, 1849, Rochester, New York, USA; Death NOV 21, 1916, Rochester, New York, USA (ancestry.ca)

“United States Census, 1900,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSJQ-CMF : accessed 8 January 2018), Thomas A O’Hare, Election District 2 Rochester City Ward 6, Monroe, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 52, sheet 9B, family 164, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,074.

“United States Census, 1910,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M5MX-7DK : accessed 8 January 2018), Dr. Thos O’Hare, Rochester Ward 6, Monroe, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 73, sheet 1B, family 17, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 990; FHL microfilm 1,375,003.

Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929 [database on-line]. Name: Thomas Augustus O’Hare; Birth Date: 28 Oct 1849; Birth Place: Rochester, NY; Death Date: 21 Nov 1916; Death Place: Rochester, NY; Type Practice: Allopath; Practice Specialities: Rochester, NY, 1875; Licenses: NY, 1875; Practice Dates Places: Rochester, NY, 1875; Hospital: Rochester State Hosp., St. Mary’s Hosp., Rochester; Medical School:        University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 1875, (G); Education: Public, high school, Christian Bros. Acad.

 

Mary Stebbins Johnson (mother of Helen Mary O’Hare)

Mary Stebbins Johnson (1844–1935); Birth 1 OCTOBER 1844, Utica, New York, USA; Death 8 OCTOBER 1935, Rochester, New York, USA (ancestry.ca).

“United States Census, 1900,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSJQ-CMN : accessed 8 January 2018), Mary S O’Hare in household of Thomas A O’Hare, Election District 2 Rochester City Ward 6, Monroe, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 52, sheet 9B, family 164, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,074.

“United States Census, 1910,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M5MX-7D2 : accessed 8 January 2018), Mrs. Thos O’Hare in household of Dr. Thos O’Hare, Rochester Ward 6, Monroe, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 73, sheet 1B, family 17, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 990; FHL microfilm 1,375,003.

 

Helen Mary O’Hare (wife of William James Lea)

“United States Census, 1900,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSJQ-CMV : accessed 8 January 2018), Helen O’Hare in household of Thomas A O’Hare, Election District 2 Rochester City Ward 6, Monroe, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 52, sheet 9B, family 164, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,074.

“United States Census, 1910,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M5MX-7DG : accessed 8 January 2018), Helen O’Hare in household of Dr. Thos O’Hare, Rochester Ward 6, Monroe, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 73, sheet 1B, family 17, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 990; FHL microfilm 1,375,003.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-S1YQ : 15 July 2016), Helen M Pea in entry for Wm J Pea, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 51-76, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,663; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63633&highlight=49&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Helen+M.+Lea.

1921 Canada Census; Helen M Lea in household of William J. Lea; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Point Grey (Municipality), Vancouver South, British Columbia; Page Number: 15. 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, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLY9-7Q7 : 8 November 2017), Helen Mary Lea, 1967; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/b4c447a8-834f-4998-9725-8a0d08120072.

Helen Mary Lea, death notice, Vancouver Province, March 23, 1967, page 23; Vancouver Sun, March 23, 1967, page 39: “Lea—Passed away in hospital, March 22, 1967, Mrs. Helen Mary Lea of Vancouver, aged 82 years. Survived by 2 sons, Gordon Thomas and William of Vancouver; 2 daughter, Mrs. Margaret Worthen of Vancouver and Mrs. Barbara Johnston, Nanaimo, 11 grandchildren and sister Florence, Rochester, New York. Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 25 at 12 noon, in Nunn & Thomson Chapel at 10th Avenue and Cambie St., Rev. G.A. Thompson officiating. Cremation. Flowers gratefully declined.”

 

Margaret Lea (daughter of William James Lea)

Margaret Lea (1911–1994); Birth 15 APR 1911, Vancouver, B.C. Canada; Death 16 FEB 1994, Vancouver, B.C. Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-S1Y7 : 15 July 2016), Margaret Pea in entry for Wm J Pea, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 51-76, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,663; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63633&highlight=50&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Margaret+Lea.

1921 Canada Census; Margaret Lea in household of William J. Lea; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Point Grey (Municipality), Vancouver South, British Columbia; Page Number: 15. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

British Columbia Marriage Registration; Registration Number: 1940-09-502375; Edwin Jerome Worthen and Margaret Lea; date of marriage: December 21, 1940; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/85868f94-514d-433d-8591-3ff34fbcf1bb.

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1994-09-003493; Margaret Worthen; date of death: February 16, 1994; place of death: Vancouver; age at death: 82; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/5c174cf6-910a-4de4-b68a-065a45d72a23; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/3892fca4-6f5f-43bd-9457-560375dde74c.

 

Edwin Jerome (“Jerry”) Worthen (husband of Margaret Lea)

Edwin Jerome Worthen (1913–1999); Birth 26 SEP 1913, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, USA; Death 17 FEB 1999, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (ancestry.ca).

British Columbia Marriage Registration; Registration Number: 1940-09-502375; Edwin Jerome Worthen and Margaret Lea; date of marriage: December 21, 1940; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/85868f94-514d-433d-8591-3ff34fbcf1bb.

 

Gordon Thomas Lea (son of William James Lea)

James Gordon Thomas Lea (1913–1995); Birth 1913, Vancouver, British Columbia; Death 1995, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

1921 Canada Census; Gordon Thos Lea [indexed as Gordan Thos Lea] in household of William J. Lea; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Point Grey (Municipality), Vancouver South, British Columbia; Page Number: 15. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

Provincial Archives of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Marriage Indexes; Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Marriages Index,1898-1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017. Name: James G. T. Lea; Gender: Male; Marriage Date: 1940; Marriage Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Spouse: Lila M. Connell; Registration Number: 1301.

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1995-09-026451; James Gordon Thomas Lea; date of death: December 21, 1995; place of death: Vancouver; age at death: 82; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/082305cb-5f3a-413c-84b0-6da71ced8960; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/dbfacf43-bc8b-41c0-bbfd-ca50bd29c40f.

 

Lila Mary Connell (wife of James Gordon Thomas Lea)

The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Manifests of Alien Arrivals at Eastport, Idaho, 1924-1956; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787 – 2004; Record Group Number: 85; Series Number: A3460; Roll Number: 007. Ancestry.com. U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1960 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Lela Mary Connell; [Lila Mary Connell]; Gender: Female; Race/Nationality: English; Age: 27; Birth Date: 29 Apr 1912; Birth Place: Starely [sic: Staveley], Alta; Arrival Date: 19 Dec 1939; Port of Arrival: Eastport, Idaho, USA; Record Type: Cards.

Provincial Archives of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Marriage Indexes; Ancestry.com. Alberta, Canada, Marriages Index,1898-1942 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017. Name: Lila M. Connell; Gender: Female; Marriage Date: 1940; Marriage Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Spouse: James G. T. Lea; Registration Number: 1301

The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Manifests of Alien and Selected U.S. Citizen Arrivals at Anacortes, Danville, Ferry, Laurier, Lynden, Marcus, Metaline Falls, Northport, Oroville, Port Angeles, and Sumas, Washington, May 1917-Novembe; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787 – 2004; Record Group Number: 85; Series Number: A3403; Roll Number: 002. Ancestry.com. U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1960 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name:  Lila Mary Lea; Gender: Female; Race/Nationality: Irish; Age: 28; Birth Date: 29 Apr 1913; Birth Place: Stainly ,Alberta; Arrival Date: 7 Apr 1942; Port of Arrival: Danville, Washington, USA; Accompanied By: Hu: James Gardon Thomas Lea; Departure Contact: F:Alexander Conwell; Record has photo?: No; Record Type: Cards.

 

William Harold Lea (son of William James Lea)

William Harold Lea (1914–); Birth 1914, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; death Unknown (ancestry.ca).

1921 Canada Census; William H. in household of William J. Lea; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Point Grey (Municipality), Vancouver South, British Columbia; Page Number: 15. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HM1-QWY : 2 October 2015), William H Lea, 1943; citing Immigration, New York City, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1996-09-000160; William Harold Lea; date of death: January 1, 1996; place of death: Delta; age at death: 81; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/bd1aa2a9-5415-4505-aeef-411f4ff348f2; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/4ac7c59c-bbfb-49ca-8e8b-53ef1d134354.

 

Audray (or Audrey) Snowdon Dutcher (wife of William Harold Lea)

1921 Canada Census; Audrey Snowdon Dutcher in household of Howard H. Dutcher; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 20; Census Place: North Okanagan, Yale, British Columbia; Page Number: 19. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Manifests of Alien Arrivals in the Seattle, Washington District; NAI: 2953576; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787 – 2004; Record Group Number: 85; Series Number: A4107; Roll Number: 011. Ancestry.com. U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1960 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Audray Snowdon Dutcher; Gender:                 Female; Age: 23; Marital Status: Single; Birth Date: abt 1920; Birth Place: Vanc BC; Arrival Date: 31 Jul 1943; Port of Arrival: Seattle, Washington, USA; Residence Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Record Type: Manifests.

 

Helen Barbara Lea (daughter of William James Lea)

Helen Barbara Lea (1916–1997); Birth 25 JUNE 1916, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Death 21 AUGUST 1997, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

1921 Canada Census; Barbara Lea in household of William J. Lea; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Point Grey (Municipality), Vancouver South, British Columbia; Page Number: 15. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1939-09-478374; John P B Mccormick and Helen Barbara Lea; date of marriage: October 31, 1939; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7c3e1f09-d1c3-4219-9aed-85d6148bc18a [marriage dissolved at New Westminster, B.C., on February 15, 1946. File No. D.c.a. 246, March 2, 1946.]

 

Raymond Ramsay (husband of Barbara Lea)

Ray Ramsey (ancestry.ca) [no further information cited].

 

Mr. Johnston (or Johnson) (husband of Helen Barbara Lea)

Earl Johnson (–1972); Birth Unknown; Death 1972, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

 

Percival Boyd John Mccormick (husband of Barbara Lea)

Percival Boyd John Mccormick (1916–1997); Birth 6 JANUARY 1916, Wheatenhurst, Shropshire; Death 1997, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca)

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1939-09-478374; John P B Mccormick and Helen Barbara Lea; date of marriage: October 31, 1939; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7c3e1f09-d1c3-4219-9aed-85d6148bc18a [marriage dissolved at New Westminster, B.C., on February 15, 1946. File No. D.c.a. 246, March 2, 1946.]