Marett, Albert Ernest (1874-1955)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1908, page 786.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1908, page 786.

Albert Ernest Marett was a druggist who lived at 1224 Denman Street in 1908.

Albert Ernest Marett was born in Newcastle, Ontario, on August 31, 1874. His parents were Phillip Marett (1831-1915) and Ann Stafford (1839-1931).

In 1891 he was a druggist’s clerk in Millbrook, Ontario.

In 1901 he was a druggist in Victoria, British Columbia.

On October 1, 1901, in Toronto, Ontario, Albert married Eva Mary Finney. She was born in Lindsay, Ontario, on October 31, 1873. Her parents were William Finney (dates) and Margaret Armstrong (dates).

"Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZBD-LP8 : 11 March 2018), Albert Earnest Marett and Eva Mary Finney, 01 Oct 1901; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,079.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZBD-LP8 : 11 March 2018), Albert Earnest Marett and Eva Mary Finney, 01 Oct 1901; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,079.

In September 1905, Albert became the supervisor of the Public Drug Company’s store at 209 West Hastings Street in Vancouver. Wallace S. Terry of Victoria was the other partner in the business.

Vancouver Daily World, September 14, 1905, page 10.

Vancouver Daily World, September 14, 1905, page 10.

Albert first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1906. He was living at 1156 Thurlow Street.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 479.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 479.

By 1908, Albert was in a new business with Albert Scott Reid (1873-1948).

Vancouver Daily World, July 30, 1908, page 12, column 4.

Vancouver Daily World, July 30, 1908, page 12, column 4.

Marett & Reid, Drugs and Cigars, probably about 1908; detail from English Bay Beach; Vancouver City Archives, Be P31.4; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-8; [Archives suggests date of about 1906, but Marett & Reid did not exist until about 1908.]

Marett & Reid, Drugs and Cigars, probably about 1908; detail from English Bay Beach; Vancouver City Archives, Be P31.4; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-8; [Archives suggests date of about 1906, but Marett & Reid did not exist until about 1908.]

Marett & Reid, Druggists, about 1909, detail from English Bay Beach, Vancouver City Archives, Be P31.3; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-7.

Marett & Reid, Druggists, about 1909, detail from English Bay Beach, Vancouver City Archives, Be P31.3; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/english-bay-beach-7.

Marett & Reid was at 1216 Denman Street from 1908 to 1911. The firm also had other branches in greater Vancouver and in Victoria.

Albert belonged to the Vancouver Rowing Club and the Masonic Temple. His main sporting activity was lawn bowling.

Eva died in Vancouver on August 4, 1942. She was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Albert retired in 1947. He died in Vancouver on November 18, 1955. He was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Burnaby.

Vancouver Sun, November 19, 1955, page 32; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Fz5lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=zIkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1267%2C3863189 [also in Vancouver Province, November 19, 1955, page 35].

Vancouver Sun, November 19, 1955, page 32; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Fz5lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=zIkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1267%2C3863189 [also in Vancouver Province, November 19, 1955, page 35].

Albert and Eva had the following children.

 

Leila Margaret Marett

Leila Margaret Marett was born in Victoria on September 24, 1902.

She became a school teacher.

She did not marry.

She died in Vancouver on October 9, 1943. She was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Vancouver Province, October 12, 1943, page 19; Vancouver Sun, October 12, 1943, page 19.

Vancouver Province, October 12, 1943, page 19; Vancouver Sun, October 12, 1943, page 19.

 

Verna Stafford Marett

Verna Stafford Marett was born in Victoria, British Columbia on July 2, 1905.

She became a school teacher.

The Interior News (Smithers, British Columbia), January 7, 1931, page 5, column 4.

The Interior News (Smithers, British Columbia), January 7, 1931, page 5, column 4.

On April 3, 1931, in Smithers, British Columbia, she married Harvey Amidon, who was a farmer.

Verna and Harvey later lived in Vancouver.

Harvey died on April 29, 1946.

Vancouver Province, April 30, 1946, page 13, column 2.

Vancouver Province, April 30, 1946, page 13, column 2.

Verna died in Matsqui, British Columbia, on June 3, 1992.

 

Ernest Clinton Marett

Ernest Clinton Marett was born in Vancouver on October 16, 1909.

On December 25, 1936, in Ocean Falls, British Columbia, he married Margaret Robertson Gunn. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on April 10, 1913. Her parents were John Leith Gunn and Florence Anne Telford.

Ernest worked as a clerk and data processing manager. He died in Burnaby, British Columbia, on July 17, 1971.

 

John (“Jack”) A. Marett

John (“Jack”) A. Marett was born in Vancouver on March 30, 1919.

During the Second World War he was a flying officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Air Force.

He died on February 4, 2010.

 

Sources

Phillip Marrett (father of Albert Ernest Marrett)

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2L-3HB : 3 August 2016), Phillip Mariett, Millbrook, Durham East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148134; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148134-00349.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2J-C94 : 18 March 2018), Philip Marett, Durham (east/est), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 2, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9T-98DB : 16 March 2018), Philip Merrit, 1911; citing Census, Durham Sub-Districts 1-54, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,694.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD64-5M7 : 9 March 2018), Phillip Marett, 17 Jun 1915; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, yr 1915 cn 4067, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,861,982.

“Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27FS-6CV : 11 March 2018), Phillip Marett, 19 Jun 1915; citing Toronto, Ontario, Canada, section and lot , line 14323, volume Volume 02, 1914-1921, Toronto Trust Cemeteris, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,617,432.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QL7B-S3XS : 21 June 2017), Philip  Marett, 1915; Burial, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Prospect Cemetery; citing record ID 179193957, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179193957: “Philip Marett; Birth: 28 Aug 1831, St Martin, Jersey; Death: 17 Jun 1915 (aged 83), Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada; Burial: Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada; Plot: Section 16, Lot 148; Memorial ID: 179193957.”

 

Ann Stafford (mother of Albert Ernest Marrett)

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2L-3H1 : 3 August 2016), Anna Mariett, Millbrook, Durham East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148134; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148134-00349.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2J-C9H : 18 March 2018), Anne Marett, Durham (east/est), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 2, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9T-98D1 : 16 March 2018), Ann Merrit in entry for Philip Merrit, 1911; citing Census, Durham Sub-Districts 1-54, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,694.

1921 Canada Census, Ann Marrett, Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 91; Census Place: Ward 5, Toronto North, Ontario; Page Number: 1. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFVL-ZJ4 : 8 March 2018), Anne Marett, 18 Jul 1931; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, 5385, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,295,636.

“Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:276W-BRY : 11 March 2018), Anne Marett, 20 Jul 1931; citing Toronto, Ontario, Canada, section and lot 16 148, line 45621, volume Volume 04, 1930-1937, Toronto Trust Cemeteris, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,617,433.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QL7B-S3F1 : 21 June 2017), Anne Louise Stafford Marett, 1931; Burial, Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Prospect Cemetery; citing record ID 179193964, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/179193964: “Name: Anne Louise Stafford Marett; Maiden Name: Stafford; Event Type: Burial; Event Date: 1931; Event Place: Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada; Birth Date: 06 Jan 1839; Death Date: 18 Jul 1931; Affiliate Record Identifier: 179193964; Cemetery: Prospect Cemetery.”

 

Albert Ernest Marrett

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2L-3CS : 3 August 2016), Albert Samuel Mariett [sic], Millbrook, Durham East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148134; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148134-00349.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVK-BNX : 18 March 2018), Albert Marett, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 6, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZBD-LP8 : 11 March 2018), Albert Earnest Marett and Eva Mary Finney, 01 Oct 1901; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,079.

Terry & Marett, new branch in Vancouver; Victoria Daily Colonist, September 17, 1905, page 8, column 3; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist19050917uvic/19050917#page/n7/mode/1up.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MP5P : 16 March 2018), A E Marrett, 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 Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLP5-Q9C : 8 November 2017), Albert Ernest Marett, 1955; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/feeda7ae-d90e-4fec-b8a4-c06773895ab4.

“A.E. Marett funeral rites on Tuesday,” Vancouver Province, November 21, 1955, page 22, columns 1-2 [includes photograph of Albert E. Marett].

“Drug Store Pioneer Dies at 81,” Vancouver Sun, November 21, 1955, page 10, column 4; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=GD5lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=zIkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=883%2C4003070.

Ancestry.com. Canada, Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Name: Albert Ernest Marrett; Death Date: 20 Nov 1955; Cemetery: Masonic Cemetery of British Columbia; Burial or Cremation Place: Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180423972/albert-ernest-marrett: “Birth: unknown; Death: 20 Nov 1955; Burial: Masonic Cemetery of British Columbia, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: 026-3-G; Memorial ID: 180423972.”

 

William Henry Finney (father of Eva Mary Finney)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVXY-HHW : 11 March 2018), W. Henry Finney, Lindsay, Victoria South, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 22; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13242, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,878.

 

Margaret Armstrong (mother of Eva Mary Finney)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVXY-HH4 : 11 March 2018), Margret Finney, Lindsay, Victoria South, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 22; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13242, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,878.

 

Eva Mary Finney (wife of Albert Ernest Marrett)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNLN-826 : 16 July 2017), Eva Mary Finney, 31 Oct 1873; citing Birth, Lindsay, , Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,039.

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKS-54D : 10 February 2018), Eva Mary Finney, 31 Oct 1873; citing Ontario, Canada, 31 Oct 1873, reference it 2 021919; FHL microfilm 1,845,039.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVXY-HHF : 11 March 2018), Eva Finney, Lindsay, Victoria South, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 22; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13242, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,878.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZBD-LPX : 11 March 2018), Albert Earnest Marett and Eva Mary Finney, 01 Oct 1901; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,871,079.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MP55 : 16 March 2018), Eva M Marrett in entry for A E Marrett, 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 Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGP-PBC : 8 November 2017), Eva Mary Marett, 1942.

 

Leila Margaret Marrett (daughter of Albert Ernest Marrett)

Ancestry.com. British Columbia, Canada, Birth Index, 1851-1903 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001. British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1902-09-012980; Leila Margaret Marett; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13818; GSU Microfilm Number: 2134888; date of birth: September 24, 1902; place of birth: Victoria.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MP5T : 16 March 2018), Leila M Marrett in entry for A E Marrett, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

“United States Border Crossings from Mexico to United States, 1903-1957,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XL32-ZY6 : 27 November 2014), Leila Margaret Marett, 21 Aug 1937; from “Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954,” database and images, Ancestry  (http://www.ancestry.com : 2006); citing arrival port Nogales, Arizona, NARA microfilm publication M1769, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 65.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLLT-Z7N : 8 November 2017), Leila Margaret Marett, 1943.

 

Verna Marrett (daughter of Albert Ernest Marrett)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD86-ZZT : 11 March 2018), Harvey Amidon and Verna Marett, 03 Apr 1931; citing Smithers, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13762, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,783.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6P-JTWL : 17 March 2018), Verna Stafford Amidon, 1992; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/8df66592-f003-4bf6-bad4-1ebd806a5d6a; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/b3fe21c4-812c-4629-ba67-07bf621c95c6.

 

Harvey Amidon (husband of Verna Marrett)

Onondaga’s Centennial: Gleanings of a Century, Volume 2, edited by Dwight Hall Bruce; Boston History Company, 1896; page 290; https://books.google.ca/books?id=LCJEAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA2-PA290#v=onepage&q&f=false [Fayette Amidon].

“New York State Census, 1892,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3X8-2M9 : 11 March 2018), Harvey M Amidon, 1892; citing , Camillus, , 01, Onondaga, New York, county offices, New York; FHL microfilm 860,906.

“United States Census, 1900,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MS2P-81M : accessed 14 May 2018), Harvey F Amidon in household of Elmer E Amidon, Lafayette Township Lafayette village (western part), Onondaga, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 53, sheet 1A, family 1, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,135.

“New York State Census, 1905,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SP6M-2N2 : 20 December 2017), Harvey F Amidon in household of Elmer E. Amidon, Lafayette, E.D. 01, Onondaga, New York; citing p. 1, line 39, various county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 860,910.

“United States Census, 1910,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M59H-LDW : accessed 14 May 2018), Harvey Amidon in household of Elmer Amidon, Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 79, sheet 3A, family 59, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1054; FHL microfilm 1,375,067.

“New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNB-G3W3 : 24 September 2017), Harvey Fayette Amiden and Anna Woldt, 24 May 1913,  Onondaga, New York, United States; citing ref. ID 103, county clerk’s office,; FHL microfilm 1,012,776.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6JK-ZVD : 13 March 2018), Harvey Fayette Amidon, 1917-1918; citing Onondaga County no 1, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,818,606.

Canada Secretary of State, List of Aliens to whom Certificates of Naturalization under the Naturalization Acts, http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?id=P28-29_464&op=pdf&app=naturalization19151936: “Amidon, Harvey, Country: U.S.A. Date of Oath of Allegiance: December 13, 1928; occupation: labourer; residence: Evelyn, B.C.”

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD86-ZZ1 : 11 March 2018), Harvey Amidon and Verna Marett, 03 Apr 1931; citing Smithers, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13762, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,783.

 

Ernest Clinton Marrett (son of Albert Ernest Marrett)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MP5R : 16 March 2018), Earnest C Marrett in entry for A E Marrett, 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: 1936-09-441944; Ernest Clinton Marett and Margaret Robertson Gunn; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13772; GSU Microfilm Number: 2115038; –July 17, 1971, Ernest Clinton Marett, aged 61 years, late of 7685 Kentwood St., Burnaby. Survived by his loving wife, Margaret; son and daughter-in-law, John and Loril, Campbell River; grandson, Sean; sister, Mrs. Verna Amidon and brother John of Vancouver. Funeral service was held Monday, July 19, at 1 p.m. from Royal Oak Funeral Chapel, 5100 Kingsway, South Burnaby, Mr. L.C. Hunter officiated. Cremation.”

 

John Leith Gunn (father of Margaret Robertson Gunn)

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HLJ-LGT : 11 March 2018), John Leith Gunn, Oct 1911; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-4782, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1940-09-487906; John Leith Gunn and Marjorie Bruce Straith; date of marriage: April 26, 1940; place of marriage: Victoria; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7ec8de9b-8f83-47b0-970f-64e9036aece0.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKR-HJ9 : 8 November 2017), John Leith Gunn, 1946.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WY-G7G9 : 19 September 2016), John Leith Gunn, 1946; Burial, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Royal Oak Burial Park Cemetery; citing record ID 167494896, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/167494896: “John Leith Gunn; Birth: 10 Feb 1883, Glasgow City, Scotland; Death: 20 Nov 1946 (aged 63), Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Burial: Royal Oak Burial Park Cemetery, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: Cremation; Memorial ID: 167494896.”

 

Florence Anne Telford (mother of Margaret Robertson Gunn)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2D-BTB : 8 November 2017), Florence Anne Gunn, 1935.

 

Marjorie Bruce Straith (wife of John Leith Gunn)

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1940-09-487906; John Leith Gunn and Marjorie Bruce Straith; date of marriage: April 26, 1940; place of marriage: Victoria; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7ec8de9b-8f83-47b0-970f-64e9036aece0.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGM9-7P1 : 8 November 2017), Marjorie Bruce Gunn, 1984.

 

Margaret Robertson Gunn (wife of Ernest Clinton Marrett)

Manitoba Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1913-024469; Margaret Robertson Gunn; date of birth: April 10, 1913; place of birth: Winnipeg; mother: Florence Anne Telford.

1921 Canada Census; Margaret Robertson Gunn in household of John Lees [sic] Gunn; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 21. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

 

John Marett (son of Ernest Clinton Marrett)

John Marett, death notice; North Shore News; http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/nsnews/obituary.aspx?n=john-marett&pid=160661993&fhid=5847: “John Marett, Oct 4, 2012: “Snappy” John(1937-2012) passed away on October 4, 2012 at the age of 74. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Loril. He is survived by two sons, Sean (Judi) and Layne(Aimee) and four grandchildren, Ryan, Zoey, Cooper and Nash.There will be a Funeral Service on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver, BC. A reception will follow at 12:00-3:00 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 1630 Lynn Valley Rd., North vancouver, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to http://www.kidney.ca and http://www.heartandstroke.bc.ca in his honour. Funeral Home: First Memorial Funeral Services and Memorial Gardens; 1505 Lillooet Road North Vancouver, BC V7J2J1; (604) 980-3451.”

 

John (Jack) Marrett (son of Albert Ernest Marrett)

John (Jack) Marett, death notice, published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Feb. 20, 2010;

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/vancouversun/obituary.aspx?n=john-marett-jack&pid=139878046: “MARETT, John (Jack) 1919 – 2010 Born March 30, 1919 in Vancouver, our father passed away peacefully with family by his side on February 4, 2010. He was predeceased by his best friend and travelling companion, his wife, Bette, a wonderful lady. Jack is survived by his son, Stephen (Julie) Marett and their family, Chris, Keith (Jenn) and Lindsay (Tony) and great-grandchildren Kylie and Kaiden; his daughter Elizabeth Zaozirny and her sons, John, Stephen and Andrew. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Vancouver, Marine Drive Golf Club and Vancouver Curling Club. He also served on the Board of Central City Mission and Central City Foundation for many years. Jack served in the RCAF and RAF from 1941 to 1945 in Canada and Europe. His favourite hobbies were golfing, curling, gardening and travelling with Bette. No service by request. Donations in memory of Jack can be made to OVCARE at BC Cancer Foundation, #600-686 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1G1.”

 

Albert Scott Reid (business partner of Albert Ernest Marett)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL5T-CM6 : accessed 27 February 2015), Albert Scott Reid, 29 May 1948; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13197, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,481.