Michie, William (1876-1964)

William Michie was a cabinet maker who lived at 2060 Beach Avenue in 1910 and at 2056 Beach Avenue in 1911.

William Michie was born on November 2, 1876 (some sources say 1874 or 1875), in Harristown, Ontario. His father was Alexander Michie (1840-1927). William’s mother was Rebecca Scales (1850-1915).

From an early age, William worked as a cabinet maker. On August 18, 1908, in Orillia, Ontario, he married Mabel Sarah Ross (sometimes called Sarah Ann Mabel Ross). She was born on May 30, 1884, in Thorah, Ontario. Her father was Edward Robert Ross. Her mother was Annie Preston.

In 1910 and 1911, William and Mabel were living on Beach Avenue in Vancouver.

They later lived in Steveston, British Columbia.

Mabel died in Vancouver on February 7, 1953. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

William later moved to Gabriola Island, British Columbia. William died on Gabriola Island on February 26, 1964. H She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

It appears that William and Mabel had the following children.

 

Ross Michie (Stuart R. Michie)

Ross Michie was born in British Columbia in July 1909.

On December 13, 1934, in Whatcom County, Washington State, he married Evelyn Southern.

They had a son, Raymond Stuart Michie, who was born in Vancouver on December 23, 1936. Raymond died in Steveston, British Columbia on July 14, 1938.

 

Edward Alexander Michie

Edward Alexander Michie was born in Vancouver on February 2, 1911. He worked much of his life as a fisherman.

On January 11, 1932, in Steveston, British Columbia, he married May Southern. She was born in Vancouver about 1914. Her father was Robert Southern. Her mother was Charlotte Fairhurst.

In 1953, Mrs. May Michie was a saleswoman at Ray Kerfoot’s dry goods and shoe store in Steveston.

Edward Alexander Michie died in White Rock, British Columbia, on March 31, 1977.

It appears that May married Oscar Wallin Gustafson. He was born on March 18, 1902, in Gottenberg, Sweden. Oscar died in New Westminster, British Columbia on May 17, 1984.

 

Annie Arlene Michie

Annie Arlene Michie was born in Vancouver on February 5, 1919.

On October 23, 1936, in Steveston, British Columbia, she married Walter Holt, who was a farmer. He was born in Bolton, England, on July 30, 1905. His father was James Holt. His mother was Alice Southern.

Walter and Arlene worked for some time with the local school board.

Walter died in Chilliwack, British Columbia, on November 5, 1983.

Arlene died in Chilliwack, British Columbia, on November 29, 1988.

 

Sources

 

Alexander Michie (father of William Michie)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFL-P8S : accessed 30 November 2015), Alexander Michie, Harriston, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 52; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13259, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,895.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGL-Q58 : accessed 30 November 2015), Alexander Michie, Harriston, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148178.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGT-8G3 : accessed 30 November 2015), Alexand Michie, F, Wellington (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XC-63T : accessed 30 November 2015), Alexander Michie, 1911; citing Census, Wellington North Sub-Districts 28-45, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,534.

1921 Canada census, Alex Michie in family of George C. Long; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 7; Census Place: Edmonton West (Part), Edmonton West, Alberta; Page Number: 10; 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:FL2F-9HD : accessed 30 November 2015), Alexander Michie, 1927.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-Q6KY : accessed 30 November 2015), Alexander Michie, 1927; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26260700, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26260700.

Alexander Mickie [sic], death notice, Vancouver Province, May 23, 1927, page 13; Vancouver Sun, May 23, 1927, page 20: “Mickie—Passed away May 21, 1927, at a local hospital, Alexander Mickie of R.R. No. 1, Steveston, B.C., in his 87th year. Survived by two daughters and two sons, Mrs. G. Long of Edmonton Alta, and Mrs. S. Laughton of Brandon, Man.; William of Steveston, B.C. and Alex of Guelph, Ont. Funeral takes place Wednesday, May 25, at 3:30 p.m., from the T. Edwards Co.’s chapel, 2421 Granville St., under auspices of Mount Lebanon Lodge No. 72, A.F. & A.M. Interment Mountain View Cemetery.”

Alexander Michie, 87, of Steveston Laid at Rest,” Vancouver Province, May 25, 1927, page 17:

“Resident of Steveston for fifteen years, A. Alexander Michie, aged 87, of R.R. No. 1 Steveston, was laid at rest at 3:30 p.m. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. G. Long of Edmonton and Mrs. S. Laughton of Brandon, and two sons, William of Steveston and Alexander of Guelph.

Services were held at the T. Edwards Company’s chapel under the auspices of Mount Lebanon Lodge No. 72 A.F. and A.M. Rev. W. McKay officiated and interment was in Mountain View Cemetery.”

Alexander Michie, death notice, Vancouver Sun, May 25, 1927, page 20: “Funeral services under auspices of Mount Lebanon Lodge No. 72, A.F. & A.M. were held today at 3:30 p.m. at The T. Edwards company’s chapel for Alexander Michie, R.R. No. 1, Steveston, who died Saturday in his 87th year. Interment was made in Mountain View cemetery.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-Q6KY : accessed 30 November 2015), Alexander Michie, 1927; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26260700, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26260700.

 

Rebecca Scales (mother of William Michie)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFL-P83 : accessed 30 November 2015), Rebecca Michie in household of Alexander Michie, Harriston, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 52; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13259, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,895.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGL-QRR : accessed 30 November 2015), Rebecca S Michie, Harriston, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148178.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGT-8GQ : accessed 30 November 2015), Rebecca Michie in household of Alexand Michie, F, Wellington (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XC-63Y : accessed 30 November 2015), Rebecca Michie in entry for Alexander Michie, 1911; citing Census, Wellington North Sub-Districts 28-45, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,534.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKZ-WRF : accessed 30 November 2015), Rebecca Mishie [sic], 1915.

Rebecca Michie, death notice, Vancouver Province, October 14, 1915, page 13; Vancouver Sun, October 14, 1915, page 7; “Michie—The funeral of Rebecca Michie, whose death occurred Oct. 13, at her late residence, Lulu island, will take place Friday afternoon, Oct. 15, at 2 o’clock, from Mack Bros.’ parlors, corner Eighth avenue and Granville street. The Rev. E.A. Henry will officiate. Interment Mountain View cemetery.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-QXCG : accessed 30 November 2015), Rebecca Michie, 1915; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26260701, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26260701.

 

William Michie

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFL-P87 : accessed 30 November 2015), William Michie in household of Alexander Michie, Harriston, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 52; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13259, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,895.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGL-QRY : accessed 30 November 2015), William Michie, Harriston, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148178.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHGT-8G7 : accessed 30 November 2015), William Michie in household of Alexand Michie, F, Wellington (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSZN-8XR : accessed 30 November 2015), William Machie and Mable Sarah Ross, 18 Aug 1908; citing registration , Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,869.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M5SR : accessed 30 November 2015), W Michie, 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=63745&highlight=11&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+W+Michie.

1921 Canada Census, William Michie, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 17; Census Place: Richmond, New Westminster, British Columbia; Page Number: 9; 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:FLTJ-1Z7 : accessed 30 November 2015), William Michie, 1964.

William Michie, death notice, Vancouver Province, February 26, 1964, page 20; Vancouver Sun, February 26, 1964, page 40: “Michie—Suddenly, on February 24, 1964, William Michie, of Gabriola Island, in his 88th year. Survived by 2 sons, Ross, Richmond, Alex, Gabriola Island; 1 daughter, Mrs. W. Holt, Agassiz, B.C.; 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Funeral service Thursday, February 27, at 1:30 p.m. in T. Edwards Memorial Chapel, Granville St. at 10th Ave., Rev. A.A. Rogers officiating. Interment family plot, Mountain View Cemetery.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-QX6N : accessed 30 November 2015), William Michie, 1964; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26260702, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26260702..

 

Mabel Sarah Ross (wife of William Michie)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1910”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNGM-2VN : accessed 30 November 2015), Sarah Ann Mabel Ross, 1884.

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2HZ-GF8 : accessed 30 November 2015), Sarah Ann Mabel Ross, 30 May 1884; citing Ontario, Canada, 30 May 1884, reference p 437 rn 025166; FHL microfilm 1,845,869.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLRC-6FG : accessed 30 November 2015), Mabel Sarah Michie, 1953.

Mabel Sarah Michie, death notice, Vancouver Province, February 9, 1953, page 25; Vancouver Sun, February 9, 1953, page 21; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=TBxlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=mIkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2324%2C1226993: “Michie—On Feb. 7, 1953, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Mabel Sarah Michie of 603 Woodwards Rd., Lulu Island, in her 68th year. Survived by her husband, William; 2 sons, Ross and Alec, Steveston, and 1 daughter, Mrs. W. Holter [sic], Agassiz; 10 grandchildren. She was for many years a loyal member and a past mistress of, Lady Carson Lodge, L.O.B.A. Funeral service will be held on Wed., Feb. 11, at 3 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel of the T. Edwards Co., Granville at 10th.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-QXW6 : accessed 30 November 2015), Mabel Sarah Michie, 1953; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26299955, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26299955.

 

Ross Michie (son of William Michie)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M5SY : accessed 30 November 2015), Ross Michie in entry for W Michie, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

Washington State Marriages; Whatcom County Auditor, Marriage Records, 1891-1995 – Stuart R Michie – Evelyn Southern; Marriage Date:12/13/1934; County: Whatcom; http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Record/View/7180BA4FE9A117997FFC5019FB748422

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLL2-YRD : accessed 30 November 2015), Raymond Stuart Michie, 1938.

 

Edward Alexander Michie (son of William Michie)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M5SB : accessed 30 November 2015), Alexandria Michie in entry for W Michie, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1934-09-414274; Edward Alexander Michie and May Southern; date of marriage: January 11, 1934; place of marriage: Steveston; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=a4eaa0cc-b668-4d11-988f-9bcb78e4fb26.

Fraser Valley Directory, 1953, Steveston, page 391: Michie Mrs May slswom Ray’s r 314 Broadway Steveston.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1L-TWW : accessed 30 November 2015), Edward Alexander Michie, 1977.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1T-KNM : accessed 30 November 2015), Oscar Wallin Gustafson, 1984 (possible second husband of May Southern).

 

Annie Arlene Michie (daughter of William Michie)

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1936-09-439923; Walter Holt and Annie Arlene Michie; date of marriage: October 23, 1936; place of marriage: Steveston; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=7d5d7363-2b9d-41c6-868e-85bf88c2f4cd

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL1N-B3K : accessed 4 October 2015), Walter Holt, 1983.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1988-09-015260; Arlene Annie Holt; age: 69; date of death: November 29, 1988; place of death: Chilliwack; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=fad84677-48e2-4dcb-8ae7-75119b913b4a; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=668b9c8f-9136-42c5-b975-f671d6577543.

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