Leach, Francis Easton (1875-1951)

Lieutenant Colonel Leach, 231st Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1917; Vancouver City Archives; Mil P87.5; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/lieutenant-colonel-leach-231st-battalion-canadian-expeditionary-force.

Lieutenant Colonel Leach, 231st Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1917; Vancouver City Archives; Mil P87.5; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/lieutenant-colonel-leach-231st-battalion-canadian-expeditionary-force.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 597 [edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 597 [edited image].

Francis Easton Leach was a civil engineer and soldier. He lived at 786 Gilford Street in 1917.

Frances (“Frank”) Easton Leach was born in Montreal, Quebec on November 24, 1875. His parents were David Skirving Leach (1843-1921) and Frances Pillens (1849-1924). Frank’s grandfather was William Turnbull Leach (1805-1886), a Presbyterian clergyman and a vice-president of McGill University.

Toronto Globe, October 16, 1886, page 16, column 4.

Toronto Globe, October 16, 1886, page 16, column 4.

David Skirving Leach was born in Ontario about 1842. On September 12, 1867, in Montreal, he married Frances Harriet Pellans, who was born in England about 1849.

Institut Généalogique Drouin; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Author: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Ancestry.com. Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2008. Name: David Skirving Leach; Religion: Anglican; Event Type: Mariage (Marriage); Marriage Date: 1867; Marriage Place: Montréal, Québec (Quebec); Place of Worship or Institution: Anglican Christ Church Cathedral, Actes; Spouse: Frances Harriet Pelland.

Institut Généalogique Drouin; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Author: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Ancestry.com. Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2008. Name: David Skirving Leach; Religion: Anglican; Event Type: Mariage (Marriage); Marriage Date: 1867; Marriage Place: Montréal, Québec (Quebec); Place of Worship or Institution: Anglican Christ Church Cathedral, Actes; Spouse: Frances Harriet Pelland.

David died on November 15, 1921. He was buried in Mount Royal Cemetery in Montreal.

Frances died on May 28, 1924. She was buried in Mount Royal Cemetery in Montreal.

 

Francis Easton Leach

From to 1881, Frank was living with his parents in Montreal.

After he graduated from Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario, in June 1896, he became a lieutenant in the engineer reserve section of the active militia.

Canada Gazette, September 5, 1896, page 439, Reserve Officers, https://books.google.ca/books?id=BxM-AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA439&lpg#v=onepage&q&f=false.

Canada Gazette, September 5, 1896, page 439, Reserve Officers, https://books.google.ca/books?id=BxM-AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA439&lpg#v=onepage&q&f=false.

He later studied chemistry at McGill University in Montreal.

He spent a brief time in Golden, British Columbia, before becoming a government assayer in Fort Steele, British Columbia in 1897. He appeared in the 1898 British Columbia voters list: “Leach, Francis Easton, Fort Steele, Assayer, KES.”

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1897, page 314 (Fort Steele).

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1897, page 314 (Fort Steele).

On January 1, 1900, in Macleod, North-West Territories, he enlisted with the Canadian Special Service Forces to serve in the war in South Africa.

Frank Easton Leach; Canadian Special Service Forces, Canadian Mounted Rifles, South Africa; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/south-african-war-1899-1902/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=10320&.

Frank Easton Leach; Canadian Special Service Forces, Canadian Mounted Rifles, South Africa; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/south-african-war-1899-1902/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=10320&.

He served with the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles in South Africa. He received the Queen’s Medal with three clasps for his service in Cape Colony, Orange Free State and Transvaal. He was discharged on November 26, 1900.

In 1901 Frank wrote to the Canadian military headquarters to acknowledge receiving the clasps for the medal. His letter was on the letterhead of the metallurgical department of the Lake Superior Power Company in Sault Ste. Marie.

Frank Easton Leach; Canadian Special Service Forces, Canadian Mounted Rifles, South Africa; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/south-african-war-1899-1902/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=10320&.

Frank Easton Leach; Canadian Special Service Forces, Canadian Mounted Rifles, South Africa; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/south-african-war-1899-1902/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=10320&.

As a result of his service he also received a grant of land at Prince Rupert, British Columbia.

On December 14, 1904, in Montreal, Frank married Daisy (“Margaret”) McIntosh. She was born in Van Kleek Hill, Ontario on August 26, 1875. Her parents were James McIntosh (1838-1891) and Sarah Jane Heney (1849–1914).

Institut Généalogique Drouin; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Author: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Ancestry.com. Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2008. Name: Leach; Religion: Anglican; Event Type: Mariage (Marriage); Marriage Date: 1904; Marriage Place: Montréal, Québec (Quebec); Place of Worship or Institution: Anglican Saint James the Apostle; Spouse: McIntosh.

Institut Généalogique Drouin; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Author: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Ancestry.com. Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2008. Name: Leach; Religion: Anglican; Event Type: Mariage (Marriage); Marriage Date: 1904; Marriage Place: Montréal, Québec (Quebec); Place of Worship or Institution: Anglican Saint James the Apostle; Spouse: McIntosh.

Frank first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1905. He was boarding at 833 Georgia Street, and working in the engineering department of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1905, page 322.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1905, page 322.

He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1905 833 Georgia Street
1906 to 1909 1755 Comox Street
1910 Not listed under Vancouver names
1911 to 1914 1836 McDonald Street
1915 Not listed under Vancouver names
1916 1747 Balaclava Street (active service)
1917 786 Gilford Street (active service)
1918 to 1920 Not listed under Vancouver names

In 1906, Frank was an assistant engineer with B.C. General Contract Company Limited.

In 1910, he was in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, working as the manager of the powder works for the General Explosives Company. The company had an operation on Wolfe Island, near Prince Rupert. A large part of its operation was to supply explosives for clearing the right of way for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1910, Part 2, page 991 (Prince Rupert).

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1910, Part 2, page 991 (Prince Rupert).

The Prince Rupert Optimist, May 10, 1910, page 1, column 4; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers/princero/items/1.0227540#p0z-5r0f:

The Prince Rupert Optimist, May 10, 1910, page 1, column 4; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers/princero/items/1.0227540#p0z-5r0f:

By 1911, Frank was back in Vancouver, where he resumed his civil engineering practice.

In 1912, Daisy and her mother went on a holiday to Ottawa, Ontario.

After the start of the First World War, Frank was the commander of the 231st Overseas Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force.

The Canadian Expeditionary Force discharged him on April 19, 1919, during the general demobilization at the end of the war. He returned to British Columbia, where he resumed his surveying career.

Vancouver Daily World, April 9, 1919, page 11, column 3.

Vancouver Daily World, April 9, 1919, page 11, column 3.

In 1921, Frank and Daisy were living in Shawnigan, British Columbia. Frank was a land surveyor with the Western Canadian Land Survey.

In 1922 Frank began working with the federal government as an explosives inspector.

In 1937 he went to Ottawa, Ontario, where he became the chief inspector of explosives.

The Ottawa Journal, December 13, 1937, page 10, column 2.

The Ottawa Journal, December 13, 1937, page 10, column 2.

He retired in 1944 and moved to West Vancouver, where he and Daisy lived until the 1950s.

In 1946, Frank became a Member of the Order of the British Empire.

Ancestry.com. Canada, Military Honours and Awards Citation Cards, 1900-1961 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Honours and Awards Citation Cards. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada. Name: Francis Easton Leach; Award Date: 6 Jul 1946.

Ancestry.com. Canada, Military Honours and Awards Citation Cards, 1900-1961 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Honours and Awards Citation Cards. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada. Name: Francis Easton Leach; Award Date: 6 Jul 1946.

Frank died in Vancouver on August 19, 1951. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Francis Easton Leach, death notice, Vancouver Sun, August 21, 1951, page 19.

Francis Easton Leach, death notice, Vancouver Sun, August 21, 1951, page 19.

Daisy died in Vancouver on August 22. 1956. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Daisy Leach, death notice, Vancouver Sun, August 23, 1956, page 32, column 3; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=L31lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=8okNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1887%2C4262496.

Daisy Leach, death notice, Vancouver Sun, August 23, 1956, page 32, column 3; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=L31lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=8okNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1887%2C4262496.

Frank and Daisy had a daughter.

 

Frances Wanetta Leach

Frances Wanette Leach, The Totem (University of British Columbia yearbook), 1926, page 23; http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/pdfs/yearbooks/1926_totem.pdf.

Frances Wanette Leach, The Totem (University of British Columbia yearbook), 1926, page 23; http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/pdfs/yearbooks/1926_totem.pdf.

Frances Wanetta Leach was born on October 9, 1905.

In 1926, she was an associate editor of The Ubyssey, the student paper at the University of British Columbia.

Frances Wanette Leach, The Totem (University of British Columbia yearbook), 1926, page 23; http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/pdfs/yearbooks/1926_totem.pdf.

Frances Wanette Leach, The Totem (University of British Columbia yearbook), 1926, page 23; http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/pdfs/yearbooks/1926_totem.pdf.

In the early 1930s she was a stenographer with the Vancouver Board of Trade.

In 1941 she was a school teacher in Vancouver.

The Ottawa Journal, June 25, 1941, page 10, column 3.

The Ottawa Journal, June 25, 1941, page 10, column 3.

By 1974 she was retired and living at 5585 Oak Street in Vancouver.

Ancestry.com. Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Voters Lists, Federal Elections, 1935–1980. R1003-6-3-E (RG113-B). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Name: Wanetta Leach; Occupation: Retired; Year: 1974; Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Electoral District: Vancouver-Quadra.

Ancestry.com. Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Voters Lists, Federal Elections, 1935–1980. R1003-6-3-E (RG113-B). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Name: Wanetta Leach; Occupation: Retired; Year: 1974; Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Electoral District: Vancouver-Quadra.

It appears that she never married.

She died on January 28, 1998. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver on February 2, 1998.

 

Sources

William Turnbull Leach (grandfather of Francis Easton Leach)

Edgar Andrew Collard, “Leach, William Turnbull,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 11, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed April 10, 2018, http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/leach_william_turnbull_11E.html.

William Turnbull Leach, Wikipedia article, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Turnbull_Leach.

William Turnbull Leach, A Cyclopædia of Canadian Biography: Being Chiefly Men of the Time, edited by George Maclean Rose; George Maclean Rose; Toronto, Rose Publishing Company, 1888, page 134; https://books.google.ca/books?id=QftYAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA134&lpg=PA134#v=onepage&q&f=false.

Venerable Archdeacon Leach; The Canadian Biographical Dictionary and portrait gallery of eminent and self-made men. Quebec and the Maritime Provinces volume; Chicago, American Biographical Publising Company, 1881; pages 203-204; https://archive.org/stream/canadianbiograph00unse#page/1/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/canadianbiograph00unse#page/2/mode/1up.

William Turnbull Leach; Appleton’s Cyclopedia of American Biography, Virtual American Biographies; Book I: Continental Discovery to 1899; http://famousamericans.net/williamturnbullleach/.

Venerable Archdeacon William Turnbull Leach; The Scot in British North America; Chapter II. The Churches Part B; http://www.electricscotland.com/history/canada/scot/chapter28.htm.

 

David Skirving Leach (father of Francis Easton Leach)

“Québec, recensement, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MM78-NLQ : 9 March 2018), D. S. Leach, Montréal (St-Antoine), Montréal, Quebec, Canada; citing line number 4, p. 48; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1236, Archives Publiques, Ottawa (Board of Registration and Statistics. Public Archives, Ottawa); FHL microfilm 517,320.

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M42K-MPF : 11 March 2018), David S. Leach, Montreal, Hochelaga, Quebec, Canada; citing p. 6, line 7; Library and Archives Canada film number C-10049, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,229,011.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVJR-XTS : 11 March 2018), David S. Leach, St-Antoine Ward, Montreal (City), Quebec, Canada; citing p. 6; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13220, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,856.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH5N-5KP : 18 March 2018), David Leach, Montréal (city/cité), Quebec, Canada; citing p. 9, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=89687&highlight=24&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+David+Leach.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBH-5NBD : 16 March 2018), David D Leach, 1911; citing Census, Montréal St. Antoine Sub-Districts 1-47, Quebec, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,560.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-TZQW : 13 December 2015), David Skirving Leach, 1921; Burial, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada, Mount Royal Cemetery; citing record ID 108928527, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108928527: “David Skirving Leach; Birth: unknown; Death: 15 Nov 1921; Burial: Cimetière Mont-Royal, Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada; Memorial ID: 108928527.”

 

Frances Harriet Pillens (mother of Francis Easton Leach)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVJR-XT3 : 11 March 2018), Frances Leach, St-Antoine Ward, Montreal (City), Quebec, Canada; citing p. 6; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13220, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,856.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH5N-5K5 : 18 March 2018), Francis Leach, Montréal (city/cité), Quebec, Canada; citing p. 9, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=89687&highlight=25&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Frances+Leach.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBH-5NB6 : 16 March 2018), Frances H P Leach in entry for David D Leach, 1911; citing Census, Montréal St. Antoine Sub-Districts 1-47, Quebec, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,560.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-TZCT : 13 December 2015), Frances Harriet Leach, 1924; Burial, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada, Mount Royal Cemetery; citing record ID 108205595, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108205595: “Frances Harriet Leach; Birth: unknown; Death:  28 May 1924; Burial: Cimetière Mont-Royal, Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada; Memorial ID: 108205595.”

 

Francis (“Frank”) Easton Leach

Francis Easton Leach (1875–1951); Birth NOV 1875, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Death: 19 AUG 1951, Vancouver (ancestry.ca)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVJR-XTW : 11 March 2018), Frank Leach, St-Antoine Ward, Montreal (City), Quebec, Canada; citing p. 6; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13220, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,856.

Welcome To Fort Steele, Fort Steele Townsite Directory, http://web.ncf.ca/eq956/2016MissoulaJasper/FortSteeleMap.pdf: “41. Assay Office. Mr. F. E. Leach arrived at Fort Steele from Golden in 1897 to take charge of the old Assay office. Assayers were used to analyze ore to determine the quantity of gold, silver or other metal in it. This building is a reproduction of Leech’s Assay office built with information taken from period photographs and from the Prospector Newspaper. The interior of the building was completed in 2015.”

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH5N-5KY : 18 March 2018), Frank Leach in household of Francis Leach, Montréal (city/cité), Quebec, Canada; citing p. 9, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

Ancestry.com. UK, British Army Lists, 1882-1962 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: The Official Army List. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England. Name: Francis Easton Leach; Birth Date: 24 Nov 1875; Military Year: 1902; Regiment: Reserve of Officer-Engineers; Rank: Lieutenant.

Ancestry.com. Canada, South African War Land Grants, 1908-1910 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Department of Veterans Affairs. Soldiers of the South African War, Land Grant Applications. Record Group 38 (vols. 117-136). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. Name: Francis Eastin Leach; Gender: Male; Service Start Date: 1 Jan 1900; Service Location: South Africa; Residence Year: 1908; Residence Place: Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada; Regiment: Canadian Mounted Rifles.

South African War, 1899-1902 – Service Files, Medals and Land Applications; : Frank Easton Leach; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/south-african-war-1899-1902/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=10320&.

South African War, 1899-1902 – Service Files, Medals and Land Applications; Item: Francis Easton Leach; Given Name(s): Francis Easton; Surname: Leach; Type of Records: Land applications; File Number: 2547; Volume: 121; Series: A1b; Reference: RG 38; Item Number: 3647; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/south-african-war-1899-1902/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=3647&.

South African War, 1899-1902 – Service Files, Medals and Land Applications; Item: F.E. Leach; Given Name(s): F.E.; Surname: Leach; Regimental number: 182; Type of Records: Medals registers; Volume: 14; Page Number: 53; Series: IIA5; Microfilm Reel Number: C-1863; Reference: RG 9; Item Number: 15491; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/south-african-war-1899-1902/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=15491&.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27X1-MXC : 16 March 2018), Fransin E Leach, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: Leach, Francis Easton; Rank: LCL; Date of Birth: 24/11/1875; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5481 – 31; Item Number: 522248; Record Group: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF); http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=522248; Digitized service file: B5481-S031: http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B5481-S031.

1921 Canada Census; Francis Easton Leach, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 16; Census Place: Cowichan, Nanaimo, British Columbia; Page Number: 6. 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:FL5C-73F : 8 November 2017), Francis Easton Leach, 1951.

“Colonel Leach Passes,” Vancouver Province, August 20, 1951, page 12.

Francis Easton Leach, death notice, Vancouver Province, August 20, 1951, page 19; Vancouver Sun, August 20, 1951, page 19: “Leach—In Shaughnessy Hospital, Aug. 19, 1951, Francis Easton Leach, M.B.E. of 4084 Marine Dr., West Vancouver in his 76th year. Survived by his wife; one daughter, Wanetta, of Vancouver, and one sister, Mrs. Arthur Barry of Montreal. Funeral arrangements later. Montreal and Ottawa papers please copy.”

Francis Easton Leach, death notice, Vancouver Sun, August 21, 1951, page 19: “Leach—In Shaughnessy Hospital, Aug. 19, 1951, Francis Easton Leach, M.B.E. of 4084 Marine Dr., West Vancouver in his 76th year. Survived by his wife; one daughter, Wanetta, of Vancouver, and one sister, Mrs. Arthur Barry of Montreal. Funeral service Wednesday, Aug. 22 at 1 p.m. in Nunn & Thomson’s Chapel, 10th Ave. and Cambie St., Rev. Father Summerville officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery. Montreal and Ottawa papers please copy.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-QH7Q : 13 December 2015), Francis Easton Leach, 1951; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26296289, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26296289: “Francis Easton Leach; Birth: unknown; Death: 19 Aug 1951; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: JONES/*/26/047/0009A (720); Memorial ID: 26296289.”

 

James McIntosh (father of Margaret Daisy McIntosh)

James McIntosh (1838–1891); Birth 7 MAY 1838, L’Orignal, Prescott Co., Ontario; Death 8 FEB 1891, Van Kleek Hill, ON (ancestry.ca).

 

Sarah Jane Henry (mother of Margaret Daisy McIntosh)

Sarah Jane Heney (1849–1914); Birth: 5 JAN 1849, Ottawa, Ont.; Death: 14 MAR 1914, Vancouver, B.C. (ancestry.ca).

 

Margaret Daisy McIntosh (wife of Francis Easton Leach)

Daisy (Margaret) McIntosh (1875–1956); Birth: 26 AUG 1875, Van Kleek Hill, ON; Death: 22 AUG 1956, Vancouver, B.C. (ancestry.ca).

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27X1-MXZ : 16 March 2018), Daisy Leach in entry for Fransin E Leach, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

1921 Canada Census; Margaret Leach in household of Francis Easton Leach, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 16; Census Place: Cowichan, Nanaimo, British Columbia; Page Number: 6. 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:FL5B-KC7 : 8 November 2017), Daisy Leach, 1956.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-QHSK : 13 December 2015), Daisy Leach, 1956; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26257682, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26257682: “Daisy Leach; Birth: unknown; Death: 22 Aug 1956; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: JONES/*/26/048/0016 (719); Memorial ID: 26257682.”

 

Frances Wanetta Leach (daughter of Francis Easton Leach)

Frances Wanetta Leach (1905–1998); Birth OCT 1905, Vancouver; Death: 2 FEB 1998 (ancestry.ca).

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27X1-MX8 : 16 March 2018), Frances Leach in entry for Fransin E Leach, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

1921 Canada Census; Frances Wannetta Leach [indexed as Frances Annetta Leach] in household of Francis Easton Leach, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 16; Census Place: Cowichan, Nanaimo, British Columbia; Page Number: 6. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-QH74 : 13 December 2015), Frances Wanetta Leach, ; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26363275, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26363275: “Frances Wanetta Leach; Birth: unknown; Death: unknown; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: JONES/*/26/038/0009A (612); Memorial ID: 26363275. Gravesite Details Buried on Feb-02-1998.”

 

William Wilson Leach (brother of Francis Easton Leach)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD81-VF1 : 11 March 2018), William Wilson Leach and Jean Pattison Johnstone, 17 Oct 1906; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11373, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,530.

“British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DS-361H : 15 March 2018), William Wilson Leach and Jean Johnstone, Marriage 17 Oct 1906, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; from Victoria Daily Times news clippings, City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada; citing Victoria Daily Times, 23 Oct 1906; FHL microfilm 2,218,776.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDK9-T9M : 9 March 2018), William Wilson Leach, 16 Nov 1913; citing Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, yr 1913 cn 11942, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,854,932.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-T89S : 13 December 2015), William Wilson Leach, 1913; Burial, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada, Mount Royal Cemetery; citing record ID 108928536, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=108928536: “William Wilson Leach; Birth: unknown; Death: 16 Nov 1913; Burial: Cimetière Mont-Royal, Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada; Memorial ID: 108928536.”

City of Vancouver, Gravesite details; Leach, Frances Wanetta, Died on: 28/01/1998; Buried on: 02/02/1998; https://covapp.vancouver.ca/BurialIndex/PersonDetail.aspx?PersonId=bf033e99-df36-4b28-9523-7acc0e1409c3.