Lewis, Grace Viola (1877-1952)

Vancouver Sun, February 12, 1952, page 7, column 3.

 

Grace Viola Lewis was the widow of Arthur Henry Lewis.

She lived at 1800 Nelson Street in 1914 and 1915 and at 1034 Denman Street from 1916 to 1919.

 

Family Background

Grace Viola Lewis was born in Iowa on September 17, 1877. Her parents were Alfred McGowan Pease (1851-1917) and Amelia Isabel (sometimes called “Isabella Amelia”) Bauder (1858-1910). Alfred Pease was a drayman. (Further information appears on the page for Alfred McGowan Pease: https://westendvancouver.wordpress.com/biographies-n-z/biographies-p/pease-alfred-mcgowan-1851-1917/.

In 1880, the Pease family was living in Barnes, Dakota Territory.

 

To British Columbia

In 1887, the Pease family was in Victoria, British Columbia.

Alfred Pease was a clerk with Charles Russell’s variety store.

 

British Columbia Directory, 1887, page 72 (Victoria)

British Columbia Directory, 1887, page 72 (Victoria).

 

 

To Vancouver

By the mid-1890s, the Pease family had moved to Vancouver.

On June 8, 1898, in Vancouver, Grace married Arthur Henry Lewis, who was a dispatcher with the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was born in Mooretown, Ontario, on May 22, 1871. His parents were John Lewis and Sarah Ellis. John Lewis was a school teacher.

 

Vancouver Daily World, June 8, 1898, page 4, column 6.

 

 

Vancouver Province, June 8, 1898, page 4, column 4.

 

For the first few years of their marriage, Arthur and Grace lived in the Kootenay district of British Columbia. In 1901, Arthur was working for the Canadian Pacific Railway in Trail.

 

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1901, page 524 (Trail)

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1901, page 524 (Trail).

 

After Arthur and Grace arrived in Vancouver about 1904, the family lived at the following addresses.

 

1904 1046 Cardero Street
1905 626 Hamilton Street
1906 and 1907 768 Hamilton Street
1908 no listing under Vancouver names
1909 to 1912 1649 Davie Street
1913 1031 Bidwell Street
1914 and 1915 1800 Nelson Street
1916 to 1919 1034 Denman Street (listed as 1834 Denman Street under 1917 Vancouver names)
1920 to 1951 3536 West Third Avenue

 

Arthur became a bookkeeper with the trucking and storage firm of Lapoint and Pease. (William Joseph La Point lived at 715 Cambie Street in 1904. Alfred Pease, Grace’s father, was the other member of the firm.)

 

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1904, page 771

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1904, page 771.

 

By 1905, Arthur had become a member of the firm.

 

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1905, page 326

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1905, page 326.

 

In 1907, Mr. Lapoint was no longer with the firm.

 

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 686

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 686.

 

In late 1907, Arthur went to Toronto, Ontario. He died in Toronto on December 6, 1907. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Vancouver Daily World, December 6, 1907, page 10, column 4.

 

 

Grace’s Later Life

Grace continued to live in Vancouver until the early 1950s. She died in Vancouver on January 31, 1952. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Vancouver Sun, February 12, 1952, page 7, columns 3-4.

 

Arthur and Grace had the following children.

 

Muriel Isabel Lewis

Muriel Isabel Lewis was born in Vancouver on July 28, 1899.

On June 30, 1920, she married James Wyllie Kenning (often called “Wyllie”), who was a customs officer. He was born in Vancouver on Mary 3, 1894. His parents were James Alexander Kenning (1866-1936) and Catherine Gibb (1867-1935).

Wyllie died in Vancouver on February 12, 1968.

Muriel died in North Vancouver, British Columbia, on July 18, 1993.

 

Margaret Grace Viola Lewis

Margaret Grace Viola Lewis was born in Vancouver on October 12, 1903.

On October 19, 1920, in Seattle, Washington, she married Robert Edison Edouard Jessop. He was born in St. Thomas, Ontario on May 19, 1900. His parents were Robert Jessop and Emma Jane Eggett.

 

King County Marriage Records, 1855-Present – Robert E Jessop – Margaret Lewis; Record Series: Marriage Records; Collection: King County Marriage Records, 1855-Present; County: King; Reference Number: kingcoarchmc75807; Groom’s Name: Robert E Jessop; Bride’s Name: Margaret Lewis; Marriage Date: 10-19-1920; Source: https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Record/View/C72115731B74E338C9E05617E3C60818.

 

This marriage ended in divorce in Vancouver on June 24, 1942.

 

Vancouver Province, June 25, 1942, page 13, column 2.

 

Robert married Eva May Douglas (Ferrier) on October 27, 1945.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 5, 1945, page 15, column 5.

 

Robert died in Vancouver on April 5, 1960.

 

Vancouver Sun, April 8, 1960, page 26, column 4.

 

In 1947, Margaret moved to the United States.

 

Ancestry.com. U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1960 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. 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: 020. Name: Margaret Grace Viola Jessop; Gender: Female; Age: 43; Marital status: Divorced; Record Type: Manifests; Birth Date: abt 1904; Birth Place: Vancouver B.C.; Arrival Date: 24 Jan 1947; Port of Arrival: Seattle, Washington, USA; Residence Place: St Vancouver BC.

 

In 1953, she applied to become a naturalized United States citizen.

 

Ancestry.com. California, Federal Naturalization Records, 1843-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. National Archives at Riverside; Riverside, California; NAI Number: 594890; Record Group Title: 21; Record Group Number: Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685-2009. Name: Margaret Grace Jessop [Viola Lewis]; Petition Age: 49; Record Type: Petition; Birth Date: 12 Oct 1903; Birth Place: Vancouver B.C. Canada; Arrival Date: 24 Jan 1947; Arrival Place: Seattle, Wash; Petition Date: 24 Jun 1953; Petition Place: Los Angeles, California, USA; Spouse: Robert Jessop; Petition Number: 159020.

 

“California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index, 1915-1976,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KXQQ-G7H : 11 March 2018), Margaret Grace Jessop, 1953; citing Naturalization, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1525 (United States: National Archives and Records Service, Los Angeles Branch, 2016).

 

Margaret died in Washington, D.C. on November 21, 1960.

 

Vancouver Province, November 26, 1960, page 31, column 5.

 

She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Robert Jessop and Margaret Lewis had a daughter, Margaret Mavis Jessop. On January 2, 1942, in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Mavis married Walter Alan Colclough, who was a radio technician. He was born in Vancouver about 1915. His parents were Alan Colclough and Marie Pauline Baudais.

 

Vancouver Sun, January 20, 1942, page 6, column 5.

 

It appears that Mavis died in Alexandria, Virginia (near Washington, D.C., on July 13, 1973, and that Walter Alan Colclough died in Penticton, British Columbia in 1997.

 

Arthur Boyd Denison Lewis

Arthur Boyd Denison Lewis was born in Vancouver on August 15, 1901.

In 1911 and 1921 he was living with his mother in Vancouver.

On March 3, 1921, in Bellingham, Washington, he married Rita Evelyn Tuson. She was born in Vancouver on March 7, 1905. Her parents were James B. Tuson and Hilda M. Craske;

 

Whatcom County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1891-1995 – Arthur Denison Lewis – Rita Evelyn Tuson; Record Series: Marriage Records; Collection: Whatcom County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1891-1995; County: Whatcom; Document No.: nwwtcmr5227; Groom’s Name: Arthur Denison Lewis; Bride’s Name: Rita Evelyn Tuson; Marriage Date: 3/3/1921; Filing Date: 3/3/1921; County: Whatcom; Source: https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Record/View/30CE7C0C157697DAE433358DBC49745E.

 

In 1936, Rita obtained a divorce from Arthur.

 

Vancouver Province, June 4, 1936, page 5, column 2.

 

On October 18, 1937, in Vancouver, Rita married Alphonse William Dery. Alphonse died in Vancouver on January 23, 1986. Rita died in Vancouver on November 10, 1989.

In 1957, Arthur changed his name to Arthur Denison Lewis Boyd.

 

Vancouver Province, February 26, 1957, page 32, column 8.

 

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1901-09-121203; Arthur Denison Lewis Boyd [indexed as Arthur Denison Le Boyd]; date of birth:  August 15, 1901; place of birth: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/07de0dc7-95a1-4705-9acb-7963a2a3e983.

 

Arthur died in Surrey, British Columbia on April 17, 1979.

 

Surrey Leader (Surrey, British Columbia), July 4, 1979, page 16, column 2.

 

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“Local Gossip,” Vancouver Daily World, November 3, 1896, page 8: “Mr. and Mrs. McGowan Pease celebrated their china wedding at their residence, 715 Cambie street, on Monday evening. A large number of friends were present and the many appropriate presents testified to the esteem in which the host and hostess are held.”

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Amelia Isabel (or “Isabella Amelia”) Bauder (mother of Grace Viola Pease)

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Grace Viola Pease

“United States Census, 1880,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCVS-J2K : accessed 6 April 2016), Gracie Pease in household of Alfred Pease, Township 140 Range 60, Barnes, Dakota Territory, United States; citing enumeration district ED 65, sheet 12C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0111; FHL microfilm 1,254,111.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWK3-9WB : 3 August 2016), Gracie Pease, Vancouver City, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148093.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVL-HXL : accessed 6 April 2016), Gracie V Lewis in household of Arthur H Lewis, H, Yale & Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 23, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=19432&highlight=26&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Gracie+V.+Lewis; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000013099.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MPL8 : accessed 6 April 2016), G Lewis, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63738&highlight=15&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+J+Leuis; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940116.pdf.

1921 Canada Census, Grace Lewis (indexed as Grace Ludie); Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, 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 with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLR4-584 : accessed 6 April 2016), Grace Viola Lewis, 1952.

Grace Viola Lewis, death notice, Vancouver Province, February 2, 1952, page 27; Vancouver Sun, February 2, 1952, page 32; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=-zdlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=nIkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=4637%2C364182: “Lewis—Grace Viola Lewis passed away peacefully January 31, 1952, after a long illness. Survived by 1 son, Arthur Boyd Lewis; 2 daughters, Mrs. J.W. Kenning, Vancouver; and Mrs. Margaret Jessop, Santa Monica, Calif.; 1 brother, C.M. Pease, Vancouver; 1 sister, Mrs. P.D. Martin, Montreal; 2 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral services Monday, February 4, 1952, at 1 p.m., in the Georgia Chapel, Center & Hanna, 1049 W. Georgia St., Rev. James W. Melvin officiating. Interment family plot, Masonic Section, Mountain View Cemetery.”

 

Arthur Henry Lewis (husband of Grace Viola Pease)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1911,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNLG-W4C : accessed 6 April 2016), Arthur Henry Lewis, 24 Apr 1871; citing Birth, Moore, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,844,887.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVDG-15G : accessed 6 April 2016), Arthur Lewis, Moore, Lambton, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 69; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13277, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,913.

B.C. Voters List 1898 – Le to Lh; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canbc/vote1898/votele.htm: “Lewis, Arthur H., Yale, Agent, C.P.R., YW”

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Arthur H. Lewis, death notice, Vancouver World, December 7, 1907, page 14: “Lewis—Dec. 6, at Toronto, Arthur H. Lewis, of 713 Cambie street, Vancouver, of the express and dray firm of Pease, Lewis and Scott, member Masonic Order and Woodmen of the world, formerly of Nelson and Winnipeg, aged 37 years.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-Q41Y : accessed 6 April 2016), Arthur Henry Lewis, 1907; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26301561, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26301561.

 

Muriel Isabel Lewis (daughter of Grace Viola Pease)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1899-09-119191; Muriel Isabel Lewis; date of birth: July 28, 1899; place of birth: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=adfcecfd-3739-4b4c-ae12-9006341c53e5.

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“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZC-9W6 : accessed 6 April 2016), James Alexander Kenning and Catherine Gibb, 15 Oct 1889; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11367, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,524.

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Canadian Expeditionary Force, Name: Kenning, James Wyllie; Regimental Number: 45137; Date of Birth: 1895; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5098 – 34; Item Number: 491901; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=491901.

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Muriel Isabelle Lewis and J. Wyllie Kenning, wedding announcement, Vancouver World, June 30, 1920, page 9:

“Kenning-Lewis: A quiet wedding takes place this afternoon at the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, when Miss Muriel Isabelle Lewis, daughter of Mrs. Grace Lewis, will be united in marriage to Mr. J. Wyllie Kenning, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Kenning of Victoria. Rev. A.E. Mitchell is performing the ceremony. The bride is wearing an Alice Blue satin suit with georgette hat of white and white fox fur and corsage bouquet of pink roses.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenning will be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Melville Dollar on a cruise to Vancouver Island and coast cities in their yacht, Wallasey, and on their return they will reside at 3536 Third Avenue West.”

Muriel Isobel Lewis and Wylie Kenning, wedding announcement, Vancouver Province, June 30, 1920, page 8:

“Kenning-Lewis: A quiet wedding took place on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church by Rev. Mitchell, when Miss Muriel Isobel Lewis, daughter of Mrs. G. Lewis, was marriage to Mr. Wylie Kenning, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenning of Victoria. The bride wore an Alice blue satin suit and a white Georgette hat, a white fox fur, and a corsage bouquet of white roses.

Immediately after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Kenning left for a two weeks’ cruise with Mr. and Mrs. A. Melville Dollar on their yacht. On their return they will reside at 3526 Third avenue west.”

1921 Canada Census, Muriel Kenning [indexed as Murial Kunndy] in household of Grace Lewis [indexed as Grace Ludie]; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, 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 with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLY6-S6L : accessed 6 April 2016), James Wyllie Kenning, 1968.

J. Wyllie Kenning, death notice, Vancouver Province, February 14, 1968, page 26; Vancouver Sun, February 14, 1968, page 42: “Kenning—Passed away suddenly on February 12, 1968, J. Wyllie Kenning of 1609 W. 60th Ave., in his 74th year. Survived by his loving wife, Muriel; 1 son, Wyllie Jr. in Toronto; 3 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Allan, Vancouver; Harold, Seattle; r sisters, Mrs. D.M. (Marion) McKay, Vancouver; Mrs. Kay Stickley, Portland, Mrs. C.W. (Grace) Tyack, Waterloo, Ont.; Mrs. E.O. (Alice) Knemeyer, Seattle. Funeral service on Thursday at 11 a.m. in Simmons & McBride Funeral Chapel, Broadway at Maple St., Rev. Harry Lennox DD officiating. Cremation. Flowers gratefully declined.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6P-5KM6 : accessed 6 April 2016), Muriel Isabel Kenning, 1993; medical certificate of death: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BB-NSBG-K?i=2241&cc=1538285.

 

Margaret Grace Viola Lewis (daughter of Grace Viola Pease)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1903-09-123295; Margaret Grace Viola Lewis; date of birth: October 12, 1903, place of birth: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=d6a30fda-34ea-4b53-a909-ec28686579d4.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MPLX : accessed 6 April 2016), Margaret Lewis in entry for G Lewis, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63738&highlight=18&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Margaret+Leuis; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940116.pdf.

1921 Canada Census, Margaret Jessop [indexed as Margt Jessop] in household of Grace Lewis [indexed as Grace Ludie]; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 15; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index, 1915-1976,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KXQQ-G7H : accessed 6 April 2016), Margaret Grace Jessop, 1953; citing Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, National Archives and Records Service, Los Angeles Branch, Laguna Niguel; FHL microfilm 1,570,181.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-3YYF : accessed 6 April 2016), Margaret Jessop, 1960; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26261965, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26261965.

 

Robert Edison Edward Jessop (husband of Margaret Grace Viola Lewis)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM64-DM6 : 10 August 2017), Robert Edison Edward Jessop, 09 May 1900; citing Birth, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,056,231.

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL8W-SXP : 10 February 2018), Robert Edison Edward Jessop, 09 May 1900; citing Elgin, Ontario, 09 May 1900, reference P446 RN11447; FHL microfilm 2,056,231.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLRY-7G7 : 8 November 2017), Robert Edison Edouard Jessop, 1960.

 

Margaret Mavis Jessop (daughter of Margaret Grace Viola Lewis)

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1942-09-524646; Walter Alan Colclough and Margaret Mavis Jessop; date of marriage: January 2, 1942, place of marriage: Prince Rupert; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/5c44caba-1dc9-49b6-a142-c82bb0900c7d.

“Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVYP-DBCK : 16 August 2019), Mavis Margaret Colclough, 13 Jul 1973; from “Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing Alexandria, , Virginia, United States, entry #, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond. [possible connection].

 

Alan Colclough (father of Walter Alan Colclough)

Allen Colclough (1893 – 5 March 1949); https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LY6X-4YQ.

Alan Colclough (1892–1949); Birth: 1892, England; Death: 5 MAR 1949, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSQL-2ZP : 21 May 2019), Allan Colclough in household of Frederick Colclough, Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Stoke Upon Trent subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

British Columba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1943-09-550827; Alan Colclough and Gwendolene Bassett; date of marriage: May 31, 1943 place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/a6a57020-c310-4771-85c3-5918e76ae69e.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL56-V73 : 8 November 2017), Alan Colclough, 1949; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/a4add733-4985-429c-b60a-393f82971a34.

 

Marie Pauline Baudais (father of Walter Alan Colclough)

Pauline Marie Baudais (1894–1940); Birth: ABT 1894, Paris, France; Death: 1 JAN 1940, Essondale, British Columbia (ancestry.ca).

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2T-25V : 8 November 2017), Pauline Marie Colclough, 1940.

 

Gwendoline Bassett (wife of Alan Colclough)

British Columba Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1943-09-550827; Alan Colclough and Gwendolene Bassett; date of marriage: May 31, 1943 place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/a6a57020-c310-4771-85c3-5918e76ae69e.

 

Walter Alan Colclough (husband of Margaret Mavis Jessop)

Walter Alan Colclough (1915–1997); Birth: ABT 1915, British Columbia; Death: 1997, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

 

Arthur Denison Boyd Lewis (later changed to Arthur Denison Lewis Boyd) (son of Margaret Grace Viola Lewis)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1901-09-121203; Arthur Denison Lewis Boyd [indexed as Arthur Denison Le Boyd]; date of birth:  August 15, 1901; place of birth: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/07de0dc7-95a1-4705-9acb-7963a2a3e983.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MPLD : accessed 6 April 2016), B Lewis in entry for G Lewis, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63738&highlight=16&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+G+Leuis; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940116.pdf.

1921 Canada Census, Arthur Lewis [indexed as Arthur Jessop] in household of Grace Lewis [indexed as Grace Ludie]; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 15; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

Whatcom County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1891-1995 – Arthur Denison Lewis – Rita Evelyn Tuson; Record Series: Marriage Records; Collection: Whatcom County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1891-1995; County: Whatcom; Document No.: nwwtcmr5227; Groom’s Name: Arthur Denison Lewis; Bride’s Name: Rita Evelyn Tuson; Marriage Date: 3/3/1921; Filing Date: 3/3/1921; County: Whatcom; Source: https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Record/View/30CE7C0C157697DAE433358DBC49745E.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1M-GJD : 8 November 2017), Arthur Denison Lewis Boyd, 1979; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/f163814e-2016-4b44-aac1-61026bf81b64.

 

Rita Evelyn Tuson (wife of Arthur Denison Boyd Lewis (later changed to Arthur Denison Lewis Boyd)

Whatcom County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1891-1995 – Arthur Denison Lewis – Rita Evelyn Tuson; Record Series: Marriage Records; Collection: Whatcom County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1891-1995; County:    Whatcom; Document No.: nwwtcmr5227; Groom’s Name: Arthur Denison Lewis; Bride’s Name: Rita Evelyn Tuson; Marriage Date: 3/3/1921; Filing Date:     3/3/1921; County: Whatcom; Source: https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Record/View/30CE7C0C157697DAE433358DBC49745E.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNL-KR7H : 17 March 2018), Alphonse William Dery and Rita Evelyn Lewis, 18 Oct 1937; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number , Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 100,548,085.

“British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1989-09-018478; Rita Evelyn Dery; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B17139; GSU Microfilm Number: 1709282; date of death: November 10, 1989; place of death: Vancouver; age at death: 84; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/9db83ea8-2ab6-4ec9-9b29-a51b26d5269b; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/ba4dcceb-9345-4625-a4da-b3676457f65c.

 

Alphonse William Dery (husband of Rita Evelyn Tuson)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD82-KPX : 11 March 2018), Alphonse William Dery and Mary Margaret Marshall, 22 May 1926; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13751, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,504. [“Marriage dissolved at New Westminster, B.C. on June 25, 1937, File No. D.C.O. 1034.”]

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNL-KR7H : 17 March 2018), Alphonse William Dery and Rita Evelyn Lewis, 18 Oct 1937; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number , Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 100,548,085.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLLC-NB7 : 8 November 2017), Alphonse William Dery, 1986; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/f163814e-2016-4b44-aac1-61026bf81b64.

 

Cleveland Mcgowan Pease (brother of Grace Viola Pease)

“British Columbia Birth Registrations, 1854-1903,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZT-KXP : accessed 6 April 2016), Cleveland Nathan Mcgowan Pease, 04 Jul 1886; citing British Columbia Archives film number B13813, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,134,883.

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1886-09-906741; Cleveland Nathan McGowan Pease; date of birth: July 4, 1886; place of birth: Victoria; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=a8dbc58b-eea5-4682-a875-e7b86ac564ef.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-959 : accessed 6 April 2016), Cleveland M Pease in household of Alfred Pease, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 20, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XL4P-T71 : accessed 6 April 2016), Cleveland Mcgowan Pease and Grace Lothian, 26 Feb 1912; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 1,033,228.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-77M6 : accessed 6 April 2016), Cleveland McGowan Pease, ; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26421925, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26421925.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLTN-994 : accessed 6 April 2016), Grace Pease, 1963.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVK9-P3DJ : accessed 6 April 2016), Grace Pease, ; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 35302610, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1T-SJL : accessed 6 April 2016), Frederick Lothian Pease, 1983.