McInnes, William Wallace Burns (1867-1954)

William Wallace Burns McInnes of Vancouver, about 1895, British Columbia Archives, Item A-02291; http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/william-wallace-burns-mcinnes-of-vancouver.

William Wallace Burns McInnes of Vancouver, about 1895, British Columbia Archives, Item A-02291; http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/william-wallace-burns-mcinnes-of-vancouver.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 593.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 593.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 883.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 883.

William Wallace Burns McInnes was a lawyer, politician and judge. He lived at 1833 Haro Street in 1907 and at 1919 Robson Street in 1910 and 1911.

 

Family Background

William Wallace Burns McInnes was born on April 8, 1871, in Dresden, Ontario. His father was Thomas Robert McInnes (1840-1904), who was a medical doctor, politician and lieutenant-governor of British Columbia.

The Honourable T. R. McInnes, about 1885; British Columbia Archives, G-01362; http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/honourable-t-r-mcinnes.

The Honourable T. R. McInnes, about 1885; British Columbia Archives, G-01362; http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/honourable-t-r-mcinnes.

William’s mother was Martha Eleanor Griggs (1828 or 1834-1928).

 

William’s Early Life

The McInnes family moved to British Columbia in 1874. William went to school in New Westminster. After he obtained a B.A. from Toronto University in 1889, he studied law at Osgoode Hall in Toronto.

In 1893, William became a member of the bar of British Columbia. He and his brother, Thomas, established a law practice in Nanaimo, British Columbia. (Although Thomas Robert Edward McInnes (1867-1951) was a lawyer, he was also well-known as a poet, using the name “Tom MacInnes.” He married Laura Hostetter. Their son, Thomas Robert Loftus McInnes (1891-1952), was married to Natalie Charlotte Lampman (1893-1973), the daughter of Canadian poet Archibald Lampman (1861-1899).)

On November 7, 1894, in Victoria, William married Dorothea Beynon Young. She was born in Victoria on January 22, 1871. Her father was Henry Young (1836-1917).

"British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DS-79NY : 28 February 2017), Henry Young, Death , California, United States; from Victoria Daily Times news clippings, City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada; citing Victoria Daily Times, 23 Jun 1917; FHL microfilm 2,218,872.

“British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DS-79NY : 28 February 2017), Henry Young, Death , California, United States; from Victoria Daily Times news clippings, City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada; citing Victoria Daily Times, 23 Jun 1917; FHL microfilm 2,218,872.

Dorothea’s mother was Matilda Beynon (1833-1919).

"British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DS-76T7 : 28 February 2017), Matilda Beynon Young, Death , Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada; from Victoria Daily Times news clippings, City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada; citing Victoria Daily Times, 03 Jan 1920; FHL microfilm 2,218,893.

“British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DS-76T7 : 28 February 2017), Matilda Beynon Young, Death , Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada; from Victoria Daily Times news clippings, City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada; citing Victoria Daily Times, 03 Jan 1920; FHL microfilm 2,218,893.

 

William’s Professional and Public Life

From 1896 to 1900 William was a member of the House of Commons. He resigned his seat in 1900 and successfully ran to become a member of the British Columbia legislature from 1900 to 1905.

In 1905, he resigned his provincial seat and became the Commissioner of the Yukon from 1905 to 1907.

He first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1907. He was living at 1833 Haro Street. He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver

1907 1833 Haro Street
1908 1339 Cardero Street
1909 1461 Burnaby Street
1910 1300 Robson Street
1911 1919 Robson Street
1912 1100 Melville Street
1913 to 1914 2098 West First Avenue
1915 to 1917 3290 Maple Street (corner of 17th Avenue in 1915)
1918 to 1921 1699 Matthews Avenue
1922 Number 1, 1419 Pendrell Street
1923 to 1927 Not listed under Vancouver names
1928 to 1930 Number 102, 1590 West 15th Avenue
1931 3038 West 28th Avenue
1932 to 1934 Number 7, 1530 West 13th Avenue
1935 3038 West 28th Avenue
1936 Not listed under Vancouver names
1937 to 1940 1398 The Crescent
1941 to 1954 Number 5, 1535 West 14th Avenue

William ran for a seat in the provincial legislature in 1907, but he was not successful, and he established a law practice in Vancouver. He also ran as a Liberal candidate in the 1908 federal election, but he was defeated.

From 1909 to 1917 he was a county court judge.

In 1918, he became a lawyer again, with offices in the Holden Building, 16 East Hastings Street.

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 751.

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 751.

Office Building for Wm. Holden, Esq., Vancouver World, November 27, 1909, page 11.

Office Building for Wm. Holden, Esq., Vancouver World, November 27, 1909, page 11.

He practiced law during the 1920s, 1930s and early 1940s.

Magistrate W.W.B. McInnes, about 1940, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 136-195; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/magistrate-w-w-b-mcinnes.

Magistrate W.W.B. McInnes, about 1940, Vancouver City Archives, CVA 136-195; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/magistrate-w-w-b-mcinnes.

In 1944 he became a police magistrate in Vancouver.

Dorothea died in Vancouver on November 14, 1948.

William carried on as a magistrate until he retired on May 31, 1954.

He died on August 4, 1954, while attending a performance of Theatre Under the Stars in Stanley Park.

William and Dorothea had the following children.

 

Dorothea Ishbel McInnes

Dorothea Ishbel McInnes was born on July 6, 1897, in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

On September 8, 1920, in Vancouver, she married Frederick Mills Kelly. He was born in Vancouver on June 24, 1896. His father was Robert Kelly (1862-1922), one of the founders of the Kelly Douglas grocery business. Frederick’s mother was Lillian Catherine Craig (1867-1952). Robert Kelly lived at 1050 Chilco Street in 1901. (Further information appears on the page for Robert Kelly)

Frederick died at the Mayo Clinic in Olmstead, Minnesota on August 15, 1953.

Dorothea died in Vancouver on November 10, 1960. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Frederick and Dorothea did not have any children.

 

Henry Bruce McInnes

Henry Bruce McInnes was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, on May 4, 1900. (He was often called “Bruce.”)

In 1920 he was an automobile worker.

On September 22, 1920, in Vancouver, he married Isabel Elliot. She was born about 1904 in Maryport, Cumberland, England. Her parents were John Elliott and Mary Lightfoot (1875-1939) (who was also called Mrs. M.M. Gray.)

Bruce’s and Isabel’s marriage ended in divorce. In 1927 Isabel married Eric Reginald Rowan (1897-1945). Further details of Isabel’s life are not available.

On October 22, 1925, in Vancouver, Henry married Frances Etheleen Mcewen. She was born in Hastings, Maine on April 28, 1902. Her parents were Arthur McEwan and Margaret Briggs. Frances died in Vancouver on November 29, 1943. She was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

During the Second World War, Henry served as a corporal in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

On May 12, 1944, in Moncton, New Brunswick, Henry married Estelle McKasson (Machasan). She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on May 15, 1913. Her parents were Michael (or Matthew) McKasson and June (or Salina).

In 1954, Bruce was a mechanic at Kemano, British Columbia, the site of Alcan’s hydroelectric power station.

Henry died in North Surrey, British Columbia, on May 22, 1967.

Estelle died in New Westminster, British Columbia, on December 7, 1993. She was buried in the Gardens of Gethsemane in Surrey.

 

Sources

Thomas Robert McInnes (father of William Wallace Burns McInnes)

Thomas Robert McInnes, Biographical Dictionary of Well-Known British Columbians; With a Historical Sketch; by J.B. Kerr; Vancouver, Kerr and Begg; 1890, pages 249-250; https://archive.org/stream/biographicaldict00kerr#page/249/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/biographicaldict00kerr#page/250/mode/1up.

Thomas Robert McInnes; A history; British Columbia, by R.E. Gosnell, R. E.; compiled by Lewis Publishing Company; Hill Binding Company, 1906, pages 670-673; https://archive.org/stream/historybritishco00gosnrich#page/670/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/historybritishco00gosnrich#page/671/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/historybritishco00gosnrich#page/672/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/historybritishco00gosnrich#page/673/mode/1up.

Thomas Robert McInnes, British Columbia from the Earliest Times to the Present, volume4, edited by E. O. S. Scholefield, and Frederic William Howay; Vancouver, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, pages 1116-1118; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf04schouoft#page/1116/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf04schouoft#page/1117/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf04schouoft#page/1118/mode/1up.

MCINNES, The Hon. Thomas Robert, M.D.; Parliament of Canada; https://lop.parl.ca/ParlInfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=bf0adbc3-b84a-48ee-8d9f-25ed6f9fb65e&Language=E: “Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd):1840.11.05; Place of Birth: Lake Ainslie, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada; Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd):1904.03.15 (63 years old); Profession | Occupation:Coroner, physician, surgeon.”

Thomas Robert McInnes (1840-1904), Dictionary of Canadian Biography; The Canadian Who Was Who, volume 1, 1934, edited by Charles G.D. Roberts and Arthur L. Tunnell, Toronto, Trans-Canada Press, 1934, pages 343-346

“Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2CB-CT5R : 31 March 2017), Thos Robt McInnes and Martha E Webster, 29 Oct 1865; citing Kent, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,030,058.

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M47K-GJ5 : 13 November 2014), Thomas R Mc Innis, Camden, Bothwell, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 80, line 16; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9894, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,741; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396741_00083.pdf.

B.C. Voters List 1875 – Mc; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canbc/vote1875/vote75mc.htm: “McInnis, Thomas Robert; New Westminster; Physician Surgeon; Freeholder; NWC.”

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV69-V4F : 30 June 2017), Thomas McInnes, North, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 26; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13284, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,920; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e329/e008211092.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWKQ-SDY : 13 November 2014), Thomas Mcinnes, Victoria City James Bay Ward, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148094; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148094-00030.

B.C. Voters List 1898 – McE to McK; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canbc/vote1898/votemce.htm: “McInnes, Thomas Robert, 110 Michigan St, Physician, VicC.”

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVN-VFN : 27 April 2017), Thomas Macinnes, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=59756&highlight=42&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Thomas+MacInnes; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000010198.pdf.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLV1-C6R : 13 April 2017), Thomas R Mcinnes, 1904.

“Death of Dr. McInnes Last Night; Ex-Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia Passed Quietly Away at the Home of His Son-in-law in This City—Was Widely Known Throughout Canada,” Vancouver Province, March 16, 1904, page 3.

“Mourned by Many Friends; Funeral of the Late Hon. T. R. McInnes, Ex-Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, Held To-day—Many Beautiful Floral Tributes—Remains Interred in Sapperton Cemetery,” Vancouver Province, March 17, 1904, page 1.

“Funeral of Dr. McInnes; Remains of Ex-Lieutenant-Governor Laid at Rest; Mass of Floral Tributes Testified to esteem Accorded Deceased,” Vancouver World, March 17, 1904, page 1.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q291-LQFN : 15 March 2016), Thomas Robert McInnes, 1904; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver Crematorium; citing record ID 157020456, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=157020456.

 

Martha Eleanor Griggs (mother of William Wallace Burns McInnes)

“Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2CB-CTRT : 31 March 2017), Thos Robt McInnes and Martha E Webster, 29 Oct 1865; citing Kent, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,030,058.

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M47K-GVC : 13 November 2014), Martha E Mc Innis, Camden, Bothwell, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 80, line 17; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9894, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,741; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396741_00083.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV69-V4N : 30 June 2017), Martha E. McInnes in household of Thomas McInnes, North, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 26; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13284, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,920; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e329/e008211092.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWKQ-SDB : 13 November 2014), Martha Mcinnes, Victoria City James Bay Ward, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148094; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148094-00030.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-SN8J : 2 March 2015), M E Mcinnes, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 51-76, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,663; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=63386&highlight=18&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+M.E+McInnes; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001942583.pdf.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLK2-HF4 : 13 April 2017), Martha Eleanor Mcinnis, 1928.

“Death Calls Mrs. M. M’Innes; Was Widow of Former Lieutenant-Governor of Province; Funeral on Friday,” Vancouver Province, January 2, 1929, page 30.

“Dean Calls Widow of Late Governor,” Vancouver Sun, January 2, 1929, page 4; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Xy1lAAAAIBAJ&sjid=wogNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2745%2C22091.

Mrs. T.R. McInnes, death notice, Vancouver Province, January 2, 1929, page 21; Vancouver Sun, January 2, 1929, page 18.

 

George M. Webster (husband of Martha Eleanor Griggs)

“Ontario Census, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ7X-MXV : 8 November 2014), George M Webster, Gore, Kent, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 55, line 50; Library and Archives Canada film number C-1038-1039, Public Archives, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,435,858; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1861/pdf/4391555_00196.pdf. (possible connection).

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGR-S38R : 13 December 2015), George M. Webster, 1862; Burial, Florence, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, Butler Cemetery; citing record ID 133350539, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=133350539. (possible connection).

 

William Wallace Burns McInnes

William Wallace Burns McInnes, Canadian Encyclopedia, http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/william-wallace-burns-mcinnes/.

MCINNES, William Wallace Burns, B.A.; Parliament of Canada; https://bdp.parl.ca/Parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=17ee5b79-914c-4a61-a0e7-36438835a388&Language=E&Section=ALL; Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd):1871.04.08; Place of Birth: Dresden, Ontario, Canada; Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd):1954.08.04 (83 years old); Profession | Occupation: Lawyer.

William Wallace Burns McInnes, Commissioner of Yukon, http://www.commissioner.gov.yk.ca/about/William_Wallace_Burns_McInnes.html: Term of Office: 1905 (May 27) – 1907 (January). Includes brief biography and photograph.

William Wallace Burns McInnes, Who’s Who in Western Canada, first edition, 1911, page 270; http://ourroots.ca/page.aspx?id=643266&qryID=83562e3a-7a77-4d1d-94db-d54dd6310c4f.

William Wallace Burns McInnes, Canadian Men and Women of the Time, second edition, edited by Henry James Morgan, Toronto : William Briggs, 1912; page 770.

W.W.B. McInnes, British Columbia from the Earliest Times to the Present, volume4, edited by E. O. S. Scholefield, and Frederic William Howay; Vancouver, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, pages 1104-1104; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf04schouoft#page/1104/mode/1up; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf04schouoft#page/1105/mode/1up.

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M47K-GJR : 13 November 2014), William W B Mc Innis in household of Thomas R Mc Innis, Camden, Bothwell, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 80, line 19; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9894, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,741; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396741_00083.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV69-V4J : 30 June 2017), William W.B. McInnes in household of Thomas McInnes, North, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 26; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13284, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,920; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e329/e008211092.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWKQ-SD1 : 13 November 2014), William Mcinnes, Victoria City James Bay Ward, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148094; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148094-00030.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZC-CV1 : 21 January 2016), William Wallace Burns Mc Innes and Dorothea Beynon Young, 07 Nov 1894; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11367, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,524.

Dora Young and William B. McInnes, marriage description, Victoria Daily Colonist, November 9, 1894, page 5; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist18941109uvic/18941109#page/n4/mode/1up.

B.C. Voters List 1898 – McE to McK; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canbc/vote1898/votemce.htm: “McInnes, William W.B., Newcastle Townsite, Barrister, NanC.”

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVK-34G : 27 April 2017), William Mcinnes, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=60716&highlight=29&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+William+McInnes; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000011595.pdf.

Society, Vancouver Province, March 14, 1908, page 9: “Mr. and Mrs. W.W.R. McInnes entertained at a dinner party last evening in honor of Judge and Mrs. Macaulay of Dawson.” “Mrs. W.W. R. McInnes entertained at dinner on Friday night in honor of Judge McCaul [sic] of Dawson.”

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M21J : 2 March 2015), William W B Mcinnis, 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=63690&highlight=24&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+William+C.B.+McInnis; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940066.pdf.

“California, San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893-1953,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KX4V-VZ1 : 2 April 2015), William W B Mcinnes, 1920; citing San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1410 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,465,706.

“McInnes Suffers Seizure on Bench,” Vancouver Sun, October 4, 1944, page 9.

“Magistrate McInnes Retires From Bench,” Vancouver Sun, March 31, 1954, page 2 [includes photograph of Magistrate McInnes].

“Familiar Black Stetson and its Equally Famed Owner, Magistrate W.W.B. McInnes . . . have had their last day in Police Court,” Vancouver Province, April 2, 1954, page 12 [includes photograph of W.W.B. McInnes].

Capital Column, by James K. Nesbitt, Vancouver Sun, May 11, 1954, page 2 [includes photograph of W.W.B. McInnes]; biography and anecdotes about W.W.B. McInnes.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL5M-HRC : 13 April 2017), William Wallace Burns Mcinnes, 1954.

“Seizure is Fatal to Ex-Magistrate; W.W.B. McInnes Dies,” Vancouver Province, August 5, 1954, page 25 [includes photograph of Magistrate W.W.B. (Billy) McInnes].

“Curtain Rings Down on Billy McInnes; Famed, Sack-Suited Magistrate Dies of Heart Attack at TUTS Show,’ Vancouver Sun, August 5, 1954, page 6 [also includes photograph of W.W.B. McInnes on page 1]

“Police Guard of Honor for W. McInnes,” Vancouver Sun, August 6, 1954, page 3.

William Wallace Burns McInnes, death notice, Vancouver Province, August 6, 1954, page 30; Vancouver Sun, August 6, 1954, page 34: “McInnes—Passed away suddenly August 4, 1954, William Wallace Burns McInnes, age 83 years of 1535 West 14th Ave. Survived by 1 son, Bruce of Vancouver, and a daughter, Mrs. Fred. M. Kelly, also of Vancouver. Funeral service Monday, Aug., at 2 p.m. in the Georgia Chapel of Center and Hanna, 1049 West Georgia St., the Very Rev. Dean Northcote R. Burke, D.D., officiating. Cremation.”

W.W.B. McInnes, “Nos Disparus,” The Advocate, volume 12, 1954, page 138.

 

Henry Young (father of Dorothea Beynon Young)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV63-3NH : 30 June 2017), Henry Young, James Bay Ward, Victoria (City), British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 61; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13285, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,921.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-3TCF : 2 March 2015), Henery Young, 1911; citing Census, Victoria City Sub-Districts 15-25, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,664.

“California Death Index, 1905-1939,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKSM-KLCK : 5 June 2015), Henry Young, 21 Jun 1917; citing 20817, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento; FHL microfilm 1,686,047.

“British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DS-79NY : 28 February 2017), Henry Young, Death , California, United States; from Victoria Daily Times news clippings, City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada; citing Victoria Daily Times, 23 Jun 1917; FHL microfilm 2,218,872.

 

Matilda Beynon (mother of Dorothea Beynon Young)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV63-3NC : 30 June 2017), Matilda Young in household of Henry Young, James Bay Ward, Victoria (City), British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 61; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13285, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,921.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWKQ-S6N : 13 November 2014), Matilda Young, Victoria City James Bay Ward, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148094.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVK-JQ9 : 27 April 2017), Matilda Young, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 4, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-3TCN : 2 March 2015), Matilda Young in entry for Henery Young, 1911; citing Census, Victoria City Sub-Districts 15-25, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,664.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2Q-CYC : 13 April 2017), Matilda Beynon Young, 1919.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGH-2FJY : 13 December 2015), Matilda B. Young, 1919; Burial, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Ross Bay Cemetery; citing record ID 121321314, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=121321314.

 

Dorothea Beynon Young (wife of William Wallace Burns McInnes)

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV63-3N6 : 30 June 2017), Dorathea Beynon Young in household of Henry Young, James Bay Ward, Victoria (City), British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 61; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13285, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,921.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZC-CVT : 21 January 2016), William Wallace Burns Mc Innes and Dorothea Beynon Young, 07 Nov 1894; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11367, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,524.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVK-34P : 27 April 2017), Dorothea Mcinnes, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=60716&highlight=30&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Dorothea+McInnes; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000011595.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M21V : 2 March 2015), Dorthea Mcinnis in entry for William W B Mcinnis, 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=63690&highlight=25&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Dorthea+McInnis; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940066.pdf.

“California, San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893-1953,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KX4V-V8M : 2 April 2015), Dora B Mcinnes, 1920; citing San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1410 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,465,706.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPV-VNR : 13 April 2017), Dorathea Beynon Mcinnes, 1948.

“Mrs. McInnes Mourned Here,” Vancouver Sun, November 16, 1948, page 2.

“Death Takes Mrs. McInnes,” Vancouver Province, November 15, 1948, page 23.

Dorathea Beynon McInnes, death notice, Vancouver Province, November 14, 1948, page 15; Vancouver Sun, November 15, 1948, page 21; Vancouver Sun, November 16, 1948, page 17: “McInnes—Dorathea Beynon passed peacefully away at her residence on Nov. 14, 1948, after a long illness. Mrs. McInnes is survived by her loving husband, W.W.B. McInnes; one daughter, Mrs. Fred. M. Kelly; one son, Bruce, both of Vancouver. Funeral service will be held in the Georgia Chapel of Center & Hanna, 1049 W. Georgia St., on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 1:30 p.m., the Very Rev. Dean Cecil Swanson, D.D., officiating. Cremation.”

 

Dorothea Ishbel McInnes (daughter of William Wallace Burns McInnes)

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVK-345 : 27 April 2017), Isobel Mcinnes in household of Dorothea Mcinnes, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=60716&highlight=30&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Dorothea+McInnes; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000011595.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M21K : 2 March 2015), Ishabel Mcinnis in entry for William W B Mcinnis, 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=63690&highlight=26&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Isheth+McInnis; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940066.pdf.

 

Frederick Mills Kelly (husband of Dorothea Ishbel McInnes)

Frederick Mills Kelly, in Kelly, Robert (1862-1922); https://westendvancouver.wordpress.com/biographies-a-m/biographies-k/kelly-robert-1862-1922/.

 

Henry Bruce McInnes (son of William Wallace Burns McInnes)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1900-09-053080; Bruce Mcinnes; date of birth: May 4, 1900; place of birth: Nanaimo; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/8ca1e6d0-a668-4215-b73f-12e3dbda53cd

British Columbia Baptisms; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B16223 – not available at BC Archives; Event Date (YYYY-MM-DD): 1902-08-28; Event Place: VICTORIA; Person: HENRY BRUCE MCINNES; Person’s Father: W WALLACE BURNS; Person’s Mother: DOROTHEA BEYNON; Denomination: REFORMED EPISCOPAL; Church Name: REFORMED EPISCOPAL; Other Location: VICTORIA; Birth Date (YYYY-MM-DD): 1900-05-04.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVK-34R : 27 April 2017), Bruce Mcinnes in household of Dorothea Mcinnes, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 3, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=60716&highlight=32&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Bruce+McInnes; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000011595.pdf.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M212 : 2 March 2015), Bruce Mcinnis in entry for William W B Mcinnis, 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=63690&highlight=27&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Breck+McInnis; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/pdf/e001940066.pdf.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZB-N6G : 21 January 2016), Henry Bruce Mcinnis and Isabel Elliot, 22 Sep 1920; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B12905, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,874.

Isabel Elliot and Henry Bruce McInnes, wedding announcement, Vancouver Province, September 25, 1920, page 9: “McInnes—Elliot. A quiet wedding was solemnized on Wednesday evening, September 22, at the Presbyterian Church, Kitsilano, when Miss Isabel Elliot, second daughter of Mrs. M.M. Gray, 842 Cardero street, was united in marriage to Mr. Henry Bruce McInnes. Rev. A.D. McKinnon performed the ceremony. The young couple left on the midnight boat for Seattle and on their return will make their home in Vancouver.”

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8R-CGB : 21 January 2016), Henry Bruce Mcinnes and Frances Etheleen Mcewen, 22 Oct 1925; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13749, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,319.

“Idaho, Eastport, Arrival Manifests, 1924-1956,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KF68-JX6 : 30 December 2014), Henry Mcinnes, 1931; citing Immigration, Eastport, Idaho, United States, NARA microfilm publication A3460 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBN-D2N9 : 6 March 2015), Henry Bruce McInnes and Estelle McKasson, 12 May 1944; citing Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, p. , Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton; FHL microfilm 2,320,257.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBC-11W : 13 April 2017), Henry Bruce Mcinnes, 1967.

Henry Bruce McInnes, death notice, Vancouver Sun, May 24, 1967, page 32: “McInnes—On May 22, 1967, Henry Bruce McInnes of 14970 Fraser Highway, North Surrey, aged 67 years. Survived by his wife, Stell; also relatives in Victoria and San Francisco. Private service was held. Cremation. Surrey Funeral Home (Whalley) directors.”

 

John Elliot (father of Isabel Elliot)

“England Marriages, 1538–1973  ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NXKS-372 : 10 December 2014), John Elliot and Mary Lightfoot, 26 Apr 1899; citing Cross-Canonby, Cumberland, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,472,080.

 

Mary Lightfoot (mother of Isabel Elliot)

“England Marriages, 1538–1973  ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NXKS-37V : 10 December 2014), John Elliot and Mary Lightfoot, 26 Apr 1899; citing Cross-Canonby, Cumberland, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,472,080.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL21-NB5 : 13 April 2017), Mary Gray, 1939.

 

Isabel Elliot (wife of Henry Bruce McInnes)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZB-N6K : 21 January 2016), Henry Bruce Mcinnis and Isabel Elliot, 22 Sep 1920; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B12905, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,032,874.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDD9-ZQ6 : 21 January 2016), Eric Reginald Rowan and Isabel Mcinnes, 14 Apr 1927; citing West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13754, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,507.

Isabel Rowan as witness in “British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD87-PD6 : 21 January 2016), Norman Phillips Walter and Elizabeth Elliot, 04 Feb 1929; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13758, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,554.

 

Eric Reginald Rowan (husband of Isabel Elliot)

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM4M-F78 : 15 January 2016), Eric Reginald Rowan, 11 Jun 1897; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,906,131.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: Rowan, Eric R; Regimental Number: 1015256; Date of Birth: 11/06/1897; Reference:                RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8505 – 9; Item Number: 605386; 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=605386.

Torontoensis, University of Toronto yearbook, volume 25, 1923; page 179; https://archive.org/stream/torontonensis23univ#page/179/mode/1up: “Eric Reginald Rowan, “The nearer the bone, the sweeter the meat.” Born Toronto, June 11, 1897. Matrie. King Edward High School, Vancouver, in 1916. Overseas with Canadian Engineers. Chief recreation, pulling teeth and riding. “D” water polo, 1920.”

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDD9-ZQN : 21 January 2016), Eric Reginald Rowan and Isabel Mcinnes, 14 Apr 1927; citing West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13754, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,507.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPM-R8Q : 13 April 2017), Eric Reginald Rowan, 1945.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVK9-PQQY : 13 December 2015), Eric R Rowan, 1945; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 35290275, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35290275.

 

Elizabeth Elliot (sister of Isabel Elliot)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGT-YBD : 13 April 2017), Elizabeth Walter, 1942.

 

Arthur Burns Mcewan (father of Frances Etheleen McEwen)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLR4-YHB : 13 April 2017), Arthur Burns Mcewan, 1952; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/9696a04c-5e67-4999-8dad-9cf17a6901d6.

 

Margaret Ellen Brennick (mother of Frances Etheleen McEwen)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL52-B8V : 13 April 2017), Margaret Mcewen, 1954; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/fe48861b-08de-42e6-82f9-231bd6457ce3.

 

Frances Etheleen McEwen (wife of Henry Bruce McInnes)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2G-5LQ : 13 April 2017), Frances Etheleen Mcinnes, 1943.

Frances Etheleen Mcinnes, death notice, Vancouver Province, November 30, 1943, page 17; Vancouver Sun, November 30, 1943, page 15: “McInnes—At St. Vincent’s Hospital, Nov. 29, 1943, Frances Etheleen, beloved wife of Cpl. Henry Bruce McInnes, B.C.A.F., aged 41 years, late residence 1398 The Crescent, leaving, besides her husband, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. McEvan [sic: McEwen], Vancouver; 2 brothers, George, Edmonton, Alta., Arthur, Prince Rupert, B.C., and 1 sister, Mrs. E. Morgan of Vancouver, to mourn her passing. Funeral Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m. from Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 37th Ave., and Granville St. Requiem mass with Rev. Mons. T. Nichol celebrant. Interment Calvary section, Mountain View Cemetery, Slaving’s Funeral Service, Broadway at Alma, in charge of arrangements.”

 

Estelle McKasson (wife of Henry Bruce McInnes)

“New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBN-D2NQ : 6 March 2015), Henry Bruce McInnes and Estelle McKasson, 12 May 1944; citing Moncton, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, p. , Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton; FHL microfilm 2,320,257.