Norris, William Edward (1861-1910)

William Edward Norris was a broker and commercial agent who lived at 1929 Comox Street in 1902 and 1903.

 

William Edward Norris’s Family Background

William Edward Norris was born in July 1861 in Brierley Hill, west of Birmingham, England. His father was Dr. William Lascelles Norris, who came from a family of physicians, including William Norris (1792-1877).

William Edward Norris’s mother was Mary Garland, who was the daughter of a solicitor from Worcester, England:

The Morning Chronicle (London, England), Tuesday, August 28, 1855, page 3

The Morning Chronicle (London, England), Tuesday, August 28, 1855, page 3

William Lascelles Norris died in April 1872. On June 18, 1881, in Tottenham, Mary married William Robert Woodman, who was a medical doctor, freemason, and student of the occult. Doctor Woodman died in London, England, on December 26, 1891. Further information on Mary is not available at this time.

William Edward Norris arrived in Canada about 1884.

By 1893, he was the secretary of the Union Brewery in Nanaimo.

Union Brewery, Nanaimo, British Columbia, 1892, British Columbia Archives, Item E-04537; http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/nanaimo-union-brewery

Union Brewery, Nanaimo, British Columbia, 1892, British Columbia Archives, Item E-04537; http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/nanaimo-union-brewery

 

Minna Good and the Good Family

On September 2, 1893, in Nanaimo, William married Minna Cecelia Elizabeth Good. She was born in Colchester, Kent, England, on January 19, 1865. Minna’s father was Henry Berkeley Good (1830-1887), a former British military officer who had served in Canada, India, and New Zealand.

By 1868, Henry Berkeley Good was living in Victoria.

First Victoria Directory, 2nd Issue, 1868, page 32

First Victoria Directory, 2nd Issue, 1868, page 32

He later became a collector of inland revenue in Victoria.

British Columbia Directory, 1887, page 38 (Victoria)

British Columbia Directory, 1887, page 38 (Victoria)

Minna’s mother was Eliza Lambert (1830-1916). Eliza had married Henry Berkeley Good in India in 1858.

The Good family was well-known on Vancouver Island. Charles Good married Alice, the daughter of Governor James Douglas. (The marriage involved an elopement and marriage ceremony in the United States, followed by a second ceremony in Victoria, in case the United States ceremony was invalid.) The marriage ended unhappily.

Marriages, Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, Volume 72, December 1861, page 675.

Marriages, Gentleman’s Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, Volume 72, December 1861, page 675.

Another member of the family, Henry Leslie Good, was a customs house officer. On May 7, 1892, he married Mary Serena Clarke. Further information on this family appears on the page for John Lyster Clark (or Clarke), who lived at 1816 Pendrell Street from 1910 to 1933.)

Henry Berkeley Good died in Victoria on May 10, 1887.

Victoria Daily Colonist, May 11, 1887, page 4, column 2; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist18870511uvic/18870511#page/n3/mode/1up.

Victoria Daily Colonist, May 11, 1887, page 4, column 2; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist18870511uvic/18870511#page/n3/mode/1up.

Minna’s mother, Eliza, died in Victoria in 1916.

Eliza Good, obituary notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, January 25, 1916, page 7, column 6; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist58y38uvic#page/n6/mode/1up

Eliza Good, obituary notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, January 25, 1916, page 7, column 6; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist58y38uvic#page/n6/mode/1up

 

William and Minna in Nanaimo and Vancouver

After their marriage in 1893, William and Minna lived in Nanaimo until about 1900.

In 1901, William first appeared in the Vancouver directories. He was a commercial merchant at 317 Seymour Street, and his home was at 2731 Westminster Road (later called Main Street).

In 1902 and 1903, the family lived at 1929 Comox Street.

In 1903, William was a traveller for Pither and Leizer, a wholesale liquor business.

By 1904, William was a broker at 613 West Hastings Street. This was the office of Ewen Wainwright Maclean (1863-1923), a real estate, insurance and financial agent who later lived at 1942 Alberni Street in 1919 and 1920.

From 1906 to 1909, William worked as a broker and commercial agent for brewers supplies. He lived at 1432 Pender Street in 1906. Later he was at the corner of Arbutus Street and First Avenue

William died in Vancouver on December 14, 1910.

The Vancouver World had a short obituary:

“W.E. Norris: The death occurred in this city on Wednesday night of W.E. Norris, of 2136 Napier street, Grandview. The deceased was the son of the late Dr. Norris, of Tottenham, England, and leaves a wife and family to mourn his loss.” [Vancouver World, December 16, 1910, page 23, column 1.]

Minna later moved to Victoria, British Columbia. She died in Victoria on April 25, 1952.

 

William and Minna had the following children.

 

John Lascelles Nordaque Norris

John Lascelles Nordaque Norris was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, on October 17, 1895.

He worked as a surveyor.

In November 1914, he enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force to serve in the First World War.

He died in France on August 21, 1917. His name appears on the Vimy Memorial in France.

 

Enid Maitland Lascelles Norris

Enid Maitland Lascelles Norris was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, on December 17, 1896.

On July 11, 1925, in Vancouver, Enid married Gordon Rupert Mason, who was a broker. He was born in Barkerville, British Columbia, in March 21, 1883. His father was Joseph Mason, who was a member of the British Columbia Legislature. His mother was Ada Jane Bruce Skinner.

Gordon later worked as an oil broker. He died in Victoria, British Columbia, on February 24, 1953.

No further information is available for Enid at this time.

Gordon and Enid had a son, Derek L. Mason, who went to Victoria College, the University of British Columbia, and the University of Western Ontario.

 

George Darrell Lascelles Norris

George Darrell Lascelles Norris was born in Vancouver on July 23, 1902.

He later moved to the United States. By 1930, he was married to Mildred Bessie (unknown last name). She was born in Kansas about on October 13, 1903. George and Mildred were living in Portland, Oregon.

By 1935, George and Mildred had moved to Seattle, Washington. They were still living in Seattle in 1940.

About 1940, George became a naturalized United States citizen.

George owned a yacht called “Miss Swish.”

It appears that Mildred died in Washington State on in May 1983.

George died in Washington State on October 4, 1993.

 

Eleanor Ann Lascelles Norris

Eleanor Ann Lascelles Norris was born in British Columba about 1909.

She married Howard W. Wilson, and was living in Portland, Oregon in 1952.

No further information is available for Eleanor and Howard at this time.

 

Sources

William Norris (grandfather of William Edward Norris)

William Norris, obituary, Medical Times and Gazette, April 28, 1877, page 460; https://books.google.ca/books?id=PJ8EAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA460&lpg=PA460&dq=william+lascelles+norris&source=bl&ots=YVQ6q9LY-4&sig=MSjhnqo0VkQYz2BaYESlNNrHmlQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CCAQ6AEwAmoVChMI4YTX_afyyAIVDymICh0s1QB9#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

William Lascelles Norris (father of William Edward Norris)

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGCK-FMH : accessed 2 November 2015), William Lascells Norris, ; from “1851 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D3Z-L2M : accessed 2 November 2015), William Lascelles Norris, 1855; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Marriage, Worcester, Worcestershire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

The London Gazette, August 10, 1860, page 2973; https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/22412/page/2973/data.pdf; also in Bulletins and Other State Intelligence, Part 2, 1864, page 1375; https://books.google.ca/books?id=tK1IAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA1375&lpg=PA1375&dq=william+lascelles+norris&source=bl&ots=aBdVZornMj&sig=Yyz1HbUL4mk59zqLa6AFd4sjXcw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAWoVChMI4YTX_afyyAIVDymICh0s1QB9#v=onepage&q=william%20lascelles%20norris&f=false: “3rd Battalion. 15th Company. William Lascelles Norris, Esq., to be Honorary Assistant-Surgeon. Dated 1st August, 1869.”

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JPJ-FFF : accessed 2 November 2015), William Lascells Norris, 1872; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

William Lascelles Norris, Gravestone, St. Michael’s, Brierly Hill; http://www.genealogyforum.co.uk/forum/gallery/image_page.php?album_id=203&image_id=8418

“England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JZQV-XNT : accessed 2 November 2015), William Lascelles Norris, 01 May 1872; citing , reference p297 it2372; FHL microfilm 1,470,586.

 

Mary Garland (mother of William Edward Norris)

William Robert Woodman and Mary Norris, marriage notice; “Births, Deaths, Marriages and Obituaries.” Berrow’s Worcester Journal [Worcester, England] 25 June 1881: 5. 19th Century British Newspapers. Web. 2 Nov. 2015: “Woodman—Norris.—June 18, at St. Paul’s Church, Tottenham, by the Rev. Hugh MacSorley, M.A., vicar, William Robert Woodman, M.D., of Ford House, Exeter, to Mary, widow of William Lascelles Norris, M.R.C.S.E., and daughter of the late George Garland, solicitor, of Worcester and Malvern.”

William Robert Woodman, Wikipedia article, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Robert_Woodman: “Dr. William Robert Woodman (1828–1891), one of three co-founders of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.”

Dr. W. Robert Woodman, 1828 – 1891; http://www.golden-dawn.org/biowoodman.html

Dr. William Robert Woodman, http://freemasonry.bcy.ca/biography/esoterica/woodman_wr/woodman_wr.html

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JJ5-3PV : accessed 2 November 2015), William Robert Woodman, 1891; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Hendon, Middlesex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

William Robert Woodman, death notice, Western Times (Exeter, England), Tuesday, December 22, 1891; pg. 5; Issue 13022: “Woodman—Dec 26, at 38, Christchurch Avenue, Brondesbury, London, N.W., William Robert Woodman, M.D., aged 63.”

“Death of Dr. William Robert Woodman,” The Devon and Exeter Daily Gazette (Exeter, England), Tuesday, December 22, 1891; pg. 8; Issue 14083

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKJ-T2K1 : accessed 2 November 2015), Dr William Robert Woodman, 1891; Burial, , , Greater London, England, St Mary Churchyard; citing record ID 50874067, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50874067.

 

William Edward Norris

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NKZL-GRF : accessed 2 November 2015), William Edward Norris, 28 Aug 1861; citing West Malvern, Worcester, England, reference item 1 p 54; FHL microfilm 994,255.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NTBK-799 : accessed 2 November 2015), William Edward Norris, 28 Aug 1861; citing Worcester, England, reference item 1 p 54 n 425; FHL microfilm 350,649.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NYQG-X9Z : accessed 2 November 2015), William Edward, 1861; citing West Malvern, Worcestershire, England, reference – 2:QMTGSP; FHL microfilm 994,255.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWK3-J2M : accessed 3 November 2015), William Ede Norris, Nanaimo City North Ward, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148093; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148093-00480.pdf.

House of Suds: A History of Beer Brewing in Western Canada, by William A. Hagelund, Surrey, British Columbia, Hancock House Publishers, 2003, chapter 1, B.C.’s Pioneer Brewers, pages 17-20, includes references to the Union Brewery Company; http://www.hancockhouse.com/products/pdfs/HouSudSC.pdf.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZK-TXG : accessed 2 November 2015), William Edward Norris and Minnie Cecilia Elizabeth Good, 02 Sep 1893; citing , British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11380, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,708.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-78Q : accessed 3 November 2015), William E Norris, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 16, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=59874&highlight=37&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+William+E+Morris [sic]; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000010340.pdf.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKB-BJQ : accessed 2 November 2015), Wm Edward Norris, 1910.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7SN8 : accessed 2 November 2015), William Edward Norris, 1910; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26282936, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=26282936.

 

Henry Berkeley Good (father of Minna Cecilia Elizabeth Good)

“England and Wales Census, 1841,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQYW-B6J : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry Good, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England; from “1841 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey. (possible connection)

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SG2J-STR : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry Good, ; from “1851 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey. (possible connection)

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7L9-Y1V : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry Good, Wimborne Minster, Dorsetshire, England; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

Wimborne Minster, Extract from J G Harrod’s & Co Postal & Commercial Directory 1865; http://www.opcdorset.org/WimborneFiles/WimborneDirectory1865.htm: “The three incumbents are the Rev. Henry Good, LL.B, the Rev. Henry P. Cookesley, and the Rev. Charles Onslow, M.A.”

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V5RM-7L6 : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry Good, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKX7-TPG6 : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry Good, Wimborne-Minster, Dorset, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 10, Piece/Folio 2093/8, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,655.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:W585-8W2 : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry Good, Weston Super Mare, Somerset, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Somerset county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2JYF-ZGY : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry Good, 1898; from “England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Axbridge, Somerset, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.

Estate of Henry Good, Notice to prove claims, London Gazette, November 15, 1898, page 6747; https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/27023/page/6747/data.pdf: “The Rev. HENRY GOOD LL.B. Deceased. Pursuant to the Act of Parliament 22 and 23 Viet. cap. 35 intituled ” An Act to further amend the Law of Property and to relieve Trustees.” NOTICE is hereby given that all creditors and other persons having any claims or demands against the estate of the Rev. Henry Good late of 2 Knaptonvillas Severn-road, Weston-super-Mare in the county of Somerset, Clerk, formerly of Wimborne Minster in the county of Dorset deceased (who died on the 20th day of January 1898 and whose will was proved in the Principal Probate Registry of the Probate Division of Her Majesty’s High Court of Justice on the 29th day of June 1898 by the Rev. Henry Fix, Clerk, of Swanage in the county of Dorset and Thomas Wood of the city of Bristol Gentleman the executors therein named) are hereby required to send the particulars in writing of their claims or demands to us the undersigned as Solicitors for the said executors on or before the 30th day of November 1898 after which the said executors will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased amongst the persons entitled thereto having regard only to the claims and demands of which they shall have then had notice, and they will not be liable for the assets of the said deceased so distributed to any person or persons of whose claims or demands they shall not have had notice.—Dated this 8th day of November 1898. GILMOREMAWER and LLOYD 51, Broad-street, Bristol, Solicitors for the said Executors

Henry Berkeley Good, The Peerage, #411089; http://www.thepeerage.com/p41109.htm: “Henry Berkeley Good married Elizabeth Lambert, daughter of John Lambert and Jane Peyton, in 1858.”

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J33N-VPT : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry Berkeley Good, 21 Sep 1830; citing HOCKERTON,NOTTINGHAM,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 504,063, 504,516.

Government Gazette, vol.11, 6 Jan 1872 to 28 Dec 1872, (British Columbia); http://bc.canadagenweb.org/bcgazv11.htm: “13 Apr 1872: Appointments: . . . Henry Berkeley GOOD to be Clerk of the Bench, Victoria.”

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV63-DJ8 : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry B Good, Victoria – City, Victoria (City), British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 4; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13285, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,921.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGL-SXC : accessed 3 November 2015), Henry Berkeley Good, 1887.

Henry Berkeley Good, death notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, May 11, 1887, page 4, column 1; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist18870511uvic/18870511#page/n3/mode/1up: “Good—At ‘The Winds’ on the 10th instant, Capt. Henry Gerkeley Good, aged 56 years.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLVG-K4V : accessed 3 November 2015), Berkley Henry Good in entry for Arthur Cecil Good, 1931.

 

Eliza Lambert (mother of Minna Cecelia Elizabeth Good)

Elizabeth Lambert, The Peerage; F, #411088, b. 13 May 1830; http://www.thepeerage.com/p41109.htm: “Elizabeth Lambert was baptised on 13 May 1830.1 She was the daughter of John Lambert and Jane Peyton. She married Henry Berkeley Good in 1858. From 1858, her married name became Good.”

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV63-DJD : accessed 3 November 2015), Eliza Good in household of Henry B Good, Victoria – City, Victoria (City), British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 4; 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:MWK3-VBF : accessed 3 November 2015), Eliza Good, Nanaimo City Middle Ward, Vancouver, 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:KHVK-Z47 : accessed 3 November 2015), Eliza Good in household of Henry L Good, E, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 11, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2W-HJ6 : accessed 3 November 2015), Eliza Good, 1916.

Eliza Good, obituary notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, January 25, 1916, page 7, column 6; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist58y38uvic#page/n6/mode/1up: “After a residence in Victoria dating back to 1865, Mrs. Eliza Good passed away on Sunday afternoon, at the age of 86 years. She was the widow of the late Capt. H.B. Good. The funeral will take place this morning at 10:50 o’clock from the B.C. Funeral chapel, and at 11 o’clock services will be conducted at Christy Church Cathedral by the Right Rev. Bishop Scriven.”

Eliza Good, death notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, January 25, 1916, page 7, column 7; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist58y38uvic#page/n6/mode/1up: “Deaths: Good—On January 23, 1916, Eliza Good, relict of the late Capt. H. Berkeley Good, aged 86 years; born in Ireland, and a resident of Victoria for the past 50 years. The funeral will take place from the B.C. Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 10:50 a.m. and ten minutes later at Christ Church Cathedral. Interment in Ross Bay Cemetery.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGH-KTZZ : accessed 3 November 2015), Eliza Good, 1916; Burial, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Ross Bay Cemetery; citing record ID 121303784, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=121303784.

 

Minna Cecilia Elizabeth Good (wife of William Edward Norris)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XMR-WCL : accessed 3 November 2015), Minna Cicilia Elizabeth Good, 1865; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Elham, Kent, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV63-DJF : accessed 3 November 2015), Minna Good in household of Henry B Good, Victoria – City, Victoria (City), British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 5; 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-ST7W : accessed 2 November 2015), Minna Norris, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 51-76, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,663.

1921 Canada Census; Minna E. Norris; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 18; Census Place: Ward 1, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 3; 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:FLRH-V4T : accessed 2 November 2015), Minna Elizabeth Norris, 1952.

Minna Elizabeth Norris, death notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, April 26, 1952, page 13: “Norris—Passed away on April 25, 1952, at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Minna Elizabeth Norris, widow of William Norris and daughter of the late Capt. H. Berkeley Good and Eliza his wife; born in Colchester, Kent, England. Mrs. Norris leaves on son, George D. Norris of Seattle; two daughters, Mrs. Gordon R. Mason, Victoria, and Mrs. Howard W. Wilson of Portland, Ore; one grandson, Derek L. Mason, and one granddaughter, Stephanie A. Wilson. Funeral from Hayward’s B.C. Funeral Chapel on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., Rev. Canon O.L. Jull officiating, followed by cremation.”

 

John Lascelles Nordague Norris (son of William Edward Norris)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1895-09-051922; Name: Norris, John Lascelles Hordaque (or Nordaque); Gender: Male; Date: 1895/10/17; Event Place: Nanaimo; Event Type: Birth.

Canadian Expeditionary Force, Name: Norris, John Lascelles H; Regimental Number: 75664; Date of Birth: 17/10/1894; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7370 – 15; Item Number: 550442; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=550442

Great Canadian War Project; Private John Lascelles Norris; Died: August 21, 1917; http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?Id=51117.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial; Private John Lascelles Norris; August 21, 1917; http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/1572551?John%20Lascelles%20Norris. “Son of Mrs. Minna C. E. Norris, of 405, Shaughnessy Lodge, 10th and Birch, Vancouver, British Columbia.”

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Norris, John Lascelles; http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1572551/NORRIS,%20JOHN%20LASCELLES.

 

Enid Maitland Lascelles Norris (daughter of William Edward Norris)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1896-09-052497; Name: Norris, Enid M L; Gender: Female; Date: 1896/12/17; Event Place: Nanaimo; Event Type: Birth.

British Columbia Baptism Records; Name: Norris, Enid Maitland Lascelles; Gender: Female; Event Place: Nanaimo; Father Name: William Edward; Mother Name: Maria Elizabeth; Event Type: Baptism

Joseph Mason b-1839, died December 2, 1890, Barkerville, British Columbia, arrived 1866 and was a partner in the Antelope Restaurant with John Daly. They later became general merchants, Mason and Daly General Store. Mason was elected to Provincial Legislature and died during his first term in office. He left Ada his wife and 6 kids. Ada married 1898 John Stevenson who died 1919.

Early Years of the Canadian Northwest: 1865 – 1899; http://metis-history.info/BC08.shtml: Joseph Mason b-1839, died December 2, 1890, Barkerville, British Columbia, arrived 1866 and was a partner in the Antelope Restaurant with John Daly. They later became general merchants, Mason and Daly General Store. Mason was elected to Provincial Legislature and died during his first term in office. He left Ada his wife and 6 kids. Ada married 1898 John Stevenson who died 1919 [sic].”

Joseph Mason (Canadian politician), Wikipedia article, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Mason_(Canadian_politician)

Joseph Mason,, M.P.P., Biographical dictionary of well-known British Columbians; with a historical sketch, by Kerr, J. B. (John Blaine); Vancouver, Kerr & Begg; 1890, page 229; https://archive.org/stream/biographicaldict00kerr#page/229/mode/1up: “Mason, Joseph, M, P. P., (Barkerville), born at Nottingham, England, 1839, educated in the Nottingham common schools. Came to British Columbia in 1862, by way of Cape Horn in a sail- ing vessel. Landed in Victoria and remained there in business four years. Left Victoria for Big Bend during the gold excitement at the latter place in 1866, and after great hardships and vicissitudes went with the rush to the Hixson creek gold excitement. From thence to Barkerville, Cariboo, where he has lived ever since. Is extensively interested in mining and the business of a general merchant. Married Miss Skinner of Barkerville, in 1882, and has five children. After repeated refusals he consented to stand for parliament on no less than three requisitions in 1886. He was elected at the head of the poll and has represented the district in the Legislative Assembly since that time. He is a Conservative in politics, and in religion a member of the Church of England.”

The Skinners, http://bcheritage.ca/craigflower/tour/farm/cnstanc.html: “Ada was married twice, first to Joseph Mason, M.P.P. for Cariboo. This wedding took place in the romantic mining district of Quesnel. She was married a second time to Mr. John Stevenson.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKX-8PY : accessed 4 November 2015), Joseph Mason, 1890.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKX-8PB : accessed 4 November 2015), Joseph Mason, 1890.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVLX-M7VB : accessed 4 November 2015), Joseph Mason, 1890; Burial, Barkerville, Cariboo Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Barkerville Historic Cemetery; citing record ID 95013873, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=95013873.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZD-HWY : accessed 4 November 2015), John Stevenson and Ada Jane Bruce Mason, 11 Mar 1899; citing Cowichan, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11371, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,528.

British Columbia Archives: John Stevenson, Sheriff and Assessor, Barkerville; Item C-05749; [photograph of John Stevenson]; http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/john-stevenson-sheriff-and-assessor-barkerville

British Columbia Archives; John Stevenson fonds : 1888-1901; Fonds MS-2727;E/C/St4.1; http://www.memorybc.ca/john-stevenson-fonds-1888-1901.

John Stevenson, (Sheriff, Barkerville); http://bradfultongenealogy.blogspot.ca/2015/06/stevenson-john-sheriff-barkerville.html [Includes photographs of John Stevenson and Ada Jan Bruce Mason Stevenson.]

Samuel Stevenson — died 19 July 1871; children: http://boards.ancestry.ca/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=928&p=surnames.stevenson: “10. 2nd John b.1 Feb 1844; d.31 Dec 1918.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL23-B5H : accessed 4 November 2015), John Stevenson, 1918.

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1918-09-253833; Name: Stevenson, John; Gender: Male Age: 75; Date: 1918/12/31; Event Place: Quesnel.

“Civil Servant Dies,” Victoria Daily Colonist, January 3, 1919, page 7; http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist61y17uvic#page/n7/mode/1up: “Word has been received by Hon. John Hart, Minister of Finance, of the death at Quesnel on New Year’s Eve, of Mr. John Stevenson, for some years past Provincial Assessor and Collector of Taxes for the Fort George assessment district. The late Mr. Stevenson was over seventy years of age and was highly regarded in the service as an energetic and trustworthy public servant.”

“District Assessor Dies at Quesnel,” Prince George Citizen, January 7, 1919, page 1; http://pgnewspapers.lib.pg.bc.ca/fedora/repository/pgc:1919-01-07-01:

“The death occurred at Quesnel on New Year’s Eve of John Stevenson, for over thirty years assessor and tax collector for the Cariboo district. Deceased was in his 75[t]h year and leaves a widow residing at Victoria, who was at his bedside when death came.

The late John Stevenson had resided in Cariboo for over forty years. He was known throughout the district as a conscientious and hard-working official. He made yearly visits to all parts of this great district in his capacity of assessor and his familiar figure will be greatly missied.

During his residence in Cariboo he had creditably filled the positions of stipendiary magistrate and sheriff.”

“Canadian Headstones,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJ8D-2BXP : accessed 4 November 2015), Ada Jane Bruce Mason Stevenson, Burial, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, St. Peter’s Anglican, Quamichan, Duncan cemetery; citing 22958, Canadianheadstones.com, http://www.canadianheadstones.com.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGS-2QJ : accessed 4 November 2015), Ada Jane Bruce Stevenson, 1924.

Ada Jane Bruce Stevenson, death notice, Victoria Times, July 24, 1924, page 9; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L99W-FJRM?i=1549&owc=collection%2F2001136%2Fwaypoints&wc=M61J-HNL%3A284757701&cc=2001136: “The death occurred this morning of Mrs. Ada Jane Bruce Stevenson, aged sixty-eight years, widow of the late John Stevenson of Cariboo. She was born in Esquimalt and is survived by one son, G.R. Mason, and three daughters, Mr. Humble-Burkitt of England, Mrs. S. Furlonger of England, and Mrs. Roger Monteith of Victoria. The remains are reposing at the B.C. Funeral Chapel and burial arrangements will be announced later.”

Ada Jane Bruce Stevenson, obituary, Victoria Times, July 25, 1924, page 9; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-899W-FV3J?i=1554&owc=collection%2F2001136%2Fwaypoints&wc=M61J-HNL%3A284757701&cc=2001136: Funeral services over the remains of the late Mrs. Ada Jane Bruce Stevenson will be held to-morrow afternoon. The cortege will leave the B.C. funeral Chapel at 1,50, proceeding to Christ Church Cathedral where services will be conducted at 2 o’clock, after which the remains will be forwarded to Duncan for interment. Mrs. Stevenson was the daughter of the late Thomas J. Skinner and Mrs. Skinner of Quamichan, and besides three daughters and one son, she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Bremner in England and Miss Skinner of this city.”

Ada Jane Bruce Stevenson, funeral description, Victoria Times, July 28, 1924, page 9; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G99W-FVC9?i=1581&owc=collection%2F2001136%2Fwaypoints&wc=M61J-HNL%3A284757701&cc=2001136

“The remains of the late Mrs. Ada Jane Bruce Stevenson were forwarded on Saturday afternoon to Duncan for interment after an impressive service here. The cortege left the B.C. Funeral Chapel at 1.50, proceeding to Christ Church Cathedral, where the late Mrs. Stevenson worshipped for many years. Rev. Cyril Bickersteth conducted the service in the presence of many friends, the hymn sun being ‘Rock of Ages.’ The casket was covered with many lovely tributes. The pallbearers were: Dr. H.R. Nelson, Major C.A. Boyd, H.D. Twigg, J.L. Mara, Carew Martin and N.F.W. Rant.”

“British Columbia Birth Registrations, 1854-1903,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZJ-LV3 : accessed 2 November 2015), Gordon Rupert Mason, 21 Mar 1883; citing British Columbia Archives film number B13808, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,114,957.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWK9-G7P : accessed 2 November 2015), Gordon R Mason, Richfield, Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148092.

Canadian Expeditionary Force, Name: Mason, Gordon Rupert; Rank: LT; Date of Birth: 21/03/1883; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6011 – 29; Item Number: 202543; http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=202543.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8R-W6B : accessed 2 November 2015), Gordon Rupert Mason and Enid Maitland Lascelles Norris, 11 Jul 1925; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13749, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,319.

“Son of Former M.P. for Cariboo is Married Here,” Vancouver Province, July 15, 1925, page 4:

St. Paul’s Church was the scene of a pretty wedding on Saturday evening, Rev. Harold King officiating, when Enid Maitland Lascelles, eldest daughter of Mrs. Norris and the late William E. Norris, became the bride of Mr. Gordon Rupert Mason, eldest son of the late Joseph Mason, M.P. for Cariboo, and the late Mrs. Stevenson of Victoria. Dr. D.R. Diespecker of Victoria supported the groom.

The bride, given in marriage by her uncle, Mr. H.L. Good of Nanaimo, was charmingly gowned in a straight-cut frock of peach colored printed georgette with her Leghorn hat becomingly trimmed in the same shades. She carried an exquisite sheaf of peach and rose-colored gladioli, and was attended by her sister, Miss Eleanor Norris, who wore a frock of mauve French voile and cream lace with hat to match and carried a shower bouquet of mauve and pink sweet peas. Later Mr. and Mrs. Mason will reside in Vancouver.”

Enid Maitland Lascelles Norris and Gordon Rupert Mason, wedding notice, Vancouver Province, July 14, 1925, page 13: “Mason—Norris—At St. Paul’s Church, [Mon.] July 11, by the Rev. Harold King, Enid Maitland Lascelles, eldest daughter of Mrs. Norris and the late William E. Norris, to Gordon Rupert, eldest son of the late Joseph Mason, M.P for Cariboo, and the late Mrs. Stevenson of Victoria, B.C.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPH-MX7 : accessed 2 November 2015), Gordon Rupert Mason, 1953.

Gordon Rupert Mason, death notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, February 25, 1953, page 14: “Mason—Suddenly in Victoria, B.C., on February 24, 1953, Gordon Rupert Mason, born in Barkerville, B.C. Survived by his wife and son, Derek, at home; one sister in Victoria, Mrs. R. G. Monteith; two sisters in London, England, Mrs. Gladys Furlonger and Mrs. Vera Humble-Burkitt. Mr. Mason was educated at Trinity College, Port Hope, Ont., and was a veteran of the First World ar. Funeral service in Hayward’s B.C. Funeral Chapel on Friday, February 27, 1953 at 1:30 p.m., Rev. Norman A. Lowe officiating. Cremation.”

Tower, 1953-54, by Victoria College (B.C.)Derek L. Mason, unpaged original; https://archive.org/stream/uvictower195354#page/n22/mode/1up [includes photograph of Derek L. Mason].

U.B.C. Alumni Chronicle, volume 15, number 1, Spring 1961, page 9; http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/pdfs/chronicle/AL_CHRON_1961_1.pdf: “Alumnae and Alumni: 1957, Derek L. Mason, BA, is enrolled in the MBA program at the University of Western Ontario.”

 

George Darrell Lascelles Norris (son of William Edward Norris)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1902-09-122804; Name: Norris, George Darrell Lascelles; Gender: Male; Date: 1902/07/23; Event Place: Vancouver; Event Type: Birth; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=f9809dec-55c9-4cc4-bfe4-e46f052c5d15.

U.S. Naturalization Records; Ancestry.com: George Darrell Lascelles Norris; Oregon.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCS9-MWL : accessed 3 November 2015), George D Norris, Portland (Districts 1-219), Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0160, sheet 1A, family 2, line 5, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1950; FHL microfilm 2,341,684.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K93H-SQC : accessed 3 November 2015), George D Norrise, Tract L-1, Seattle, Seattle Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 40-190, sheet 2A, family 60, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 4379.

U.S., Naturalization Records – Original Documents, 1795-1972 (World Archives Project) [Ancestry.com]; Name: George Darrell Lascelles Norris; Spouse:                Mildred Bessie Norris; Birth: 23 Jul 1902 – Vancouver, BC, Canada; Civil: 20 Nov 1940 – Seattle.

“Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KDZJ-6L3 : accessed 3 November 2015), George D Norris, 1956; citing Seattle, King, Washington, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1383, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 2,266,338.

“United States Public Records, 1970-2009,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2M49-L1D : accessed 3 November 2015), Geo D Norris, Residence, Shoreline, Washington, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

“United States Public Records, 1970-2009,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJN6-62G4 : accessed 3 November 2015), Mildred B Norris, Residence, Shoreline, Washington, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V9GG-BQQ : accessed 3 November 2015), George D Norris, 04 Oct 1993; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

“United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK4W-8633 : accessed 3 November 2015), George D Norris, Washington, United States, 12 Oct 1993; from “Recent Newspaper Obituaries (1977 – Today),” database, GenealogyBank.com (http://www.genealogybank.com : 2014); citing Seattle Post-Intelligencer, born-digital text.

George D. Norris, death notice, Seattle Times, October 8, 1993, page B-6: “Mr. George D. Norris: Age 91, passed away Monday, October 4, 1993. He was dearly loved and respected by his surviving family and friends. A true gentleman with kind and gentle ways, possessing great wisdom, will be much missed by all of us.”

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JL12-V36 : accessed 3 November 2015), Mildred  Norris, May 1983; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

 

Eleanor Ann Lascelles Norris (daughter of William Edward Norris)

“United States Census, 1880,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNCG-5PG : accessed 3 November 2015), Robert Wilson in household of John Wilson, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district 98, sheet 317D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1083; FHL microfilm 1,255,083.

“United States Census, 1900,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSDK-GPG : accessed 3 November 2015), Robert W Wilson in household of John Wilson, Precincts 17 and 18 Portland city Ward 4., Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing sheet 11B, family 188, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,350.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4Z2-S5D : accessed 3 November 2015), Howard W Wilson in household of Robert W Wilson, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 93, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,499.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC9T-TXF : accessed 3 November 2015), Howard W Wilson in household of Robert W Wilson, Portland (Districts 1-219), Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0015, sheet 3A, family 72, line 35, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1949; FHL microfilm 2,341,683.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRTJ-XSK : accessed 3 November 2015), Robert W Wilson, Tract 47, Portland, Portland City Election Precinct 9, Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 37-16, sheet 2B, family 64, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 3385.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRTW-GGJ : accessed 3 November 2015), Howard W Wilson, Ward 6, Salem, Salem Election Precinct 1, Marion, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 24-70B, sheet 3B, family 81, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 3375.

“Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZWQ-44S : accessed 3 November 2015), Robert W Wilson, 20 Jul 1948; from “Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2000); citing Portland, Oregon, certificate number 7561, Oregon State Archives and Records Center, Salem.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV29-X6RR : accessed 3 November 2015), Robert Wynne Wilson, 1948; Burial, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States of America, Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery; citing record ID 54598504, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54598504.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XGTN-WN5 : accessed 3 November 2015), eleanor ann lascelles (Unknown) Wilson, 21 Feb 1948; from “Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Ship , arrival port Port Angeles, Washington,, line , NARA microfilm publication Imusawa1917a, roll 082620, NARA record group 85, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J228-BMQ : accessed 3 November 2015), Howard  Wilson, Sep 1983; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing). (possible connection).

 

Other Norris relatives

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J3M6-BHJ : accessed 2 November 2015), Edith Mary Norris, 16 Feb 1857; citing ALL SAINTS,WORCESTER,WORCESTER,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 354,328, 354,329.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NY2X-3Q7 : accessed 2 November 2015), George Henry Norris, 24 Jan 1858; citing BRIERLEY HILL,STAFFORD,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 426,500.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NBT4-BZP : accessed 2 November 2015), William Lascelles Norris in entry for Arthur Ernest Norris, 09 Jun 1869; citing , reference item 3 p 23; FHL microfilm 1,470,583.