Sloan, Thomas Francis (1865-1938)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1914, Part 2, page 1233 [edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1914, Part 2, page 1233 [edited image].

Thomas Francis Sloan was a farmer, miner and janitor. He lived at 2075 Beach Avenue in 1914 and 1915.

Thomas Francis Sloan was born in Simcoe, Ontario on March 11, 1865. His parents were James Sloan and Sarah Davidson.

In 1871, 1881 and 1891 he was living with his parents.

By 1901 he was living in Princeton, British Columbia and working as a mining prospector.

He first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1909. He was living at 569 Granville Street and working as a speculator.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 1049.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 1049.

He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1909 569 Granville Street
1910 to 1913 Not listed under Vancouver names
1914 and 1915 2075 Beach Avenue
1916 to 1918 Number 25, 203 East 6th Avenue
1919 393 East 10th Avenue
1920 and 1921 2404 Guelph Street
1922 to 1938 8704 Marine Drive (Not listed under Vancouver names in 1925)
1939 to 1944 8704 Marine Drive (Caroline Sloan)

In 1911 Thomas was a salesman in a brokerage office. He was living at 2075 Beach Avenue.

On September 2, 1914, in Vancouver, he married Caroline Isabel Wright. She was born on February 26, 1865, in Kirklington, Yorkshire, England. Her parents were Thomas Wright and Isabel Stevenson.

In 1916 Thomas and Caroline were living in the Ashnola Apartments at 203 East Sixth Avenue. Thomas’s occupation was “miner.”

From 1917 to 1927 Thomas worked as a janitor at a series of locations, including the Royal Bank, Aberdeen School, and the Connaught Apartments.

From 1928 to 1937 he was a millworker, labourer and gardener.

Thomas died in Essondale, British Columbia, on February 23, 1938. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Vancouver Sun, February 24, 1938, page 13; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=rPVlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=IYkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1370%2C2920249; Vancouver Province, February 24, 1938, page 17 [includes correct residential address of 8704 Southwest Marine Drive].

Vancouver Sun, February 24, 1938, page 13; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=rPVlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=IYkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1370%2C2920249; Vancouver Province, February 24, 1938, page 17 [includes correct residential address of 8704 Southwest Marine Drive].

Caroline died in Vancouver on October 30, 1944. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Sources

James Sloan (father of Thomas Francis Sloan)

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M47F-NF8 : 2 April 2016), James Sloan, King, North York, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 40, line 1; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9965, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,687; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396687_00029.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVF4-Q49 : 30 June 2017), James Sloan, King, York North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 27; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13249, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,885; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e328/e008184215.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGR-51Y : 3 August 2016), James Sloaw, King, York North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148182; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148182-00278.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPS-Z5L : 27 April 2017), James Sloan, York (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 6, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=10707&highlight=15&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+James+Sloan.

 

Sarah Davidson (father of Thomas Francis Sloan)

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M47F-CWR : 2 April 2016), Sarah Sloan, King, North York, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 40, line 2; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9965, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,687; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396687_00029.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVF4-Q4S : 30 June 2017), Sarah Sloan in household of James Sloan, King, York North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 27; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13249, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,885; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e328/e008184215.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGR-51B : 3 August 2016), Sarah Sloan, King, York North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148182; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148182-00278.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHPS-Z5G : 27 April 2017), Sarah Sloan, York (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 6, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=10707&highlight=16&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Sarah+Sloan.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J64Z-NMR : 25 June 2015), Sarah Sloan, 01 Jul 1905; citing King Township, York, Ontario, yr 1905 cn 31631, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,854,399.

 

Thomas Francis Sloan

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9H-CCWL : 16 July 2017), Thomas Francis Sloan, 11 Mar 1865; citing Birth, King, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,358,417.

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M47F-NFX : 2 April 2016), Thomas Sloan, King, North York, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 40, line 8; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9965, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,687; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396687_00029.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVF4-Q4W : 30 June 2017), Thomas F Sloan in household of James Sloan, King, York North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 27; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13249, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,885; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e328/e008184215.pdf.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWGR-RMS : 3 August 2016), Thomas Sloan, King, York North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148182; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?app=Census1891&op=pdf&id=30953_148182-00278.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVG-KPT : 27 April 2017), Thos Sloan in household of Mary Aldous, Yale & Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=62437&highlight=27&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Thos.+Sloan.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-MP1P : 15 July 2016), F Sloan, 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=63743&highlight=19&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+T+Sloan.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZN-LHJ : 21 January 2016), Thomas Francis Sloan and Caroline Isabel Wright, 02 Sep 1914; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11378, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,706.

Ashnola Apartments – 2152 Main Street [includes photographs of Ashnola Apartments]; https://changingvancouver.wordpress.com/2016/10/20/ashnola-apartments-2152-main-street/.

Ashnola Apartments, 2152 Main Street, Mount Pleasant. Built in 1913.; Vancouver Sun, April 23, 2014; [includes photograph of Ashnola Apartments]; http://www.vancouversun.com/Ashnola+Apartments+2152+Main+Street+Mount+Pleasant+Built+1913/9767922/story.html.

On The Ancient Apartment Building That Sits Sphinx-Like on Mt. Pleasant’s Slope; by Andrew Morrison, Scout Vancouver; February 4, 2015, [includes photographs of Ashnola Apartments]; http://scoutmagazine.ca/2015/02/04/dig-it-on-the-ancient-apartment-building-that-sits-sphinx-like-on-mt-pleasants-slope/.

Elementary My Dear Watson, Vancouver Voyageur; July 20, 2012 [includes photographs of Ashnola Apartments]; http://karen-magill.blogspot.ca/2012/07/elementary-my-dear-watson.html.

1921 Canada Census, Thos F Sloan; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 5, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 15; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL2V-K7L : 8 November 2017), Thomas Francis Sloan, 1938.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7P4T : 13 December 2015), Thomas Francis Sloan, 1938; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26299192, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26299192: “Thomas Francis Sloan; Birth unknown; Death 23 Feb 1938; Burial  Mountain View Cemetery  Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot JONES/*/39/007/0008A; Memorial ID 26299192.”

 

Thomas Wright (father of Caroline Isabel Wright)

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBH2-ZFQ : 11 December 2017), Thomas Wright, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27R-DY8V : 11 December 2017), Thomas Wright, Bingley With Micklethwaite, Yorkshire,Yorkshire West Riding, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 3, Piece/Folio 4343/5, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,218.

 

Isabel Stevenson (mother of Caroline Isabel Wright)

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBH2-ZF7 : 11 December 2017), Isabel Jane Wright in entry for Thomas Wright, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27R-DYD9 : 11 December 2017), Isabel Wright in household of Thomas Wright, Bingley With Micklethwaite, Yorkshire,Yorkshire West Riding, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 3, Piece/Folio 4343/5, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,218.

 

Caroline Isabel Wright (wife of Thomas Francis Sloan)

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XM1-RR8 : 1 October 2014), Caroline Isabel Wright, 1865; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Bedale, Yorkshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBZ8-L1F : 10 December 2017), Caroline Isabel Wright in entry for Thomas Wright, 1871.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27R-DY6D : 11 December 2017), Isabel Wright in household of Thomas Wright, Bingley With Micklethwaite, Yorkshire,Yorkshire West Riding, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 3, Piece/Folio 4343/5, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,218.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:3BFD-JZM : 10 December 2017), Caroline Isabel Wright in household of Henry Herbert Goddend, Islington, London, England; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, London county,  subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X98W-LVL : 8 April 2016), Caroline I Wright in household of Caroline J Goddard, Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex, England; from “1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Stoke Newington subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X7PT-M6P : 3 August 2017), Caroline Isabel Wright in household of Cecilia Emmerson, Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire (North Riding), England; from “1911 England and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDZN-LHX : 21 January 2016), Thomas Francis Sloan and Caroline Isabel Wright, 02 Sep 1914; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11378, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,706.

1921 Canada Census, Carolina I Sloan in household of Thos F Sloan; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 5, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 15; Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPQ-NS3 : 8 November 2017), Caroline Isabel Sloan, 1944.

Carolina I. Sloan, death notice, Vancouver Province, October 31, 1944, page 13; Vancouver Sun, October 31, 1944, page 17: “Sloan—Passed away Oct. 30, 1944, Caroline I. Sloan, aged 79 years, 8704 S.W. Marine Dr. Survived by 1 sister, Mrs. Hawman, in England. Funeral services in St. Augustine’s Anglican Church, 71st and Hudson, Thurs., Nov. 2, at 2:30 p.m., Rev. J. W. Robinson officiating. Interment family plot, Mountain View Cemetery. T.J. Kearney, funeral directors.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7P71 : 13 December 2015), Caroline I. Sloan, 1944; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26299191, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26299191: “Caroline I. Sloan; Birth unknown; Death 29 Oct 1944; Burial  Mountain View Cemetery  Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot JONES/*/39/007/0008A; Memorial ID 26299191.”

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