Smith, Alexander (1859-1927)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 1050.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 1050.

Alexander Smith was a boiler-maker. He lived at 1878 Alberni Street from 1909 to 1920.

Alexander Smith was born in Dundee, Scotland on April 12, 1859. His parents were Alexander Smith and Eliza Douglas (sometimes spelled “Douglass”).

Alexander married Margaret Anderson. She was born in Perth, Scotland on November 15, 1858 (some sources say she was born in 1859 or 1860). Her parents were Edward Anderson and Elizabeth (“Betsy”) Mullion.

Alexander and Margaret remained in Scotland until about 1885. It appears that they went for a short time to Australia, since their son, Alexander, was born in Sydney, Australia in 1887.

According to the 1901 Canada census, the Smith family arrived in Canada in 1889.

Alexander first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1894. He was living at 418 Alexander Street and working as a boilermaker.

Williams’ Official BC Directory, 1894, page 540 (Vancouver).

Williams’ Official BC Directory, 1894, page 540 (Vancouver).

He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1894 and 1895 418 Alexander Street
1896 608 Alexander Street
1897 250 Barnard Street
1898 350 [sic] Barnard Street
1899 to 1901 250 Barnard Street
1902 320 Alexander Street
1903 to 1908 342 Alexander Street
1909 to 1920 1878 Alberni Street (1873 Alberni Street in 1910 Vancouver names)
1921 to 1926 3169 Waterloo Road (1921 census; 1926 death registration for Margaret Smith)
1927 2310 East 11th Avenue

Alexander continued to work as a boiler-maker for most of his time in Vancouver.

Margaret died in Vancouver on March 7, 1926. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Alexander died in Vancouver on June 3, 1927. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Alexander and Margaret had the following children.

 

William Smith

William Smith (sometimes called “William Anderson Smith”) was born in Scotland on October 16, 1884 or 1885.

It appears that he married Eliza Jane Flynn in Seattle, Washington on July 5, 1906. She was born in Michigan on August 5, 1883. Her parents were William Flynn and Ruth Ellen Lum.

William died in Burnaby, British Columbia on January 20, 1961. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby.

Eliza died in Essondale, British Columbia, on July 19, 1973.

 

Alexander Smith

Alexander Smith was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on March 24, 1887.

He did not marry. He died in Victoria, British Columbia on August 17, 1944.

 

Edward Smith

Edward Smith was born in Scotland on May 7, 1888.

He worked as a boiler maker and inspector for the Vancouver Water Board.

He died in Vancouver on May 10, 1958.

 

James Smith

James Smith was born in Vancouver on November 18, 1893.

He died in Vancouver on July 3, 1904. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Sydney Smith

Sydney (or Sidney) Smith was born on January 21, 1894 (some sources say March 21, 1892 OR January 25, 1892)).

He worked as a boilermaker.

On September 19, 1914, in Valcartier, Quebec, he signed his attestation papers to serve with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. He was discharged on May 10, 1919, under the general demobilization at the end of the war.

On September 18, 1922, in Vancouver, he married Annie Hadley, who was a dressmaker. She was born in Smithwick, England. Her parents were William Hadley and Helen Reynolds.

Sidney died in Los Angeles, California on December 9, 1963.

 

Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith was born about October 1895. He died in Vancouver on December 14, 1895. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Stanley Smith

Stanley Smith was born in Vancouver on June 9 or 10, 1897.

He was a cement worker.

On January 13, 1916, in Vancouver, he signed his attestation papers to serve with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.

He served in France. He was discharged on August 31, 1919, during the general demobilization at the end of the war.

In 1921 he was living with his parents in Vancouver.

 

Baby Girl Smith

An unnamed baby girl Smith was born in Vancouver on December 29, 1908. She died on January 1, 1909, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

 

Sources

Alexander Smith (father of Alexander Smith)

“Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTV8-PP5 : 10 February 2018), Alexander Smith and Eliza Douglass, 17 Mar 1848; citing Dundee,Angus,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 993,404.

 

Eliza Douglas (Douglass) (mother of Alexander Smith)

“Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XTV8-PPP : 10 February 2018), Alexander Smith and Eliza Douglass, 17 Mar 1848; citing Dundee,Angus,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 993,404.

 

Alexander Smith

“Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY16-18P : 10 February 2018), Alexander Smith, 11 Apr 1859; citing Dundee, Angus, Scotland, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

Ancestry.com. Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Name: Alexander Smith; Gender: Male; Spouse: Eliza Douglas; Child: Alexander Smith.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-WXZ : 18 March 2018), Alexander Smith, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 12, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M29G : 16 March 2018), Alexander Smith, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

1921 Canada Census, Alexander Smith; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 16. 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:FL2X-R5Y : 8 November 2017), Alexander Smith, 1927.

“Alexander Smith’s Funeral Will Be Held on Tuesday,” Vancouver Province, June 6, 1927:

“Funeral services for Alexander Smith, aged 68, resident of this city for forty years, will be held Tuesday, at 3:30 p.m., at Center & Hanna’s chapel, under the auspices of Mount Pleasant Lodge No. 3, Knights of Pythias. Interment will be in Mountain View cemetery.

The deceased is survived by five sons. He passed away Friday at the residence of his son, William Smith, 2310 Eleventh avenue east.”

Alexander Smith, death notice, Vancouver Province, June 5, 1927, page 21; Vancouver Sun, June 6, 1927, page 12: “Smith—Passed away at the family residence, 2310 11th Ave. E., June 3, 1927, Alexander Smith in his 69th year. Deceased has been a resident of Vancouver for the past thirty-nine years, and leaves five sons, Alexander, Victoria; Stanley, Seattle; Sidney, Long Beach, Cal.; William and Edward, city, to mourn his loss. Funeral services will be held under the auspices of the Knights of Pythias Lodge No. 3, Mount Pleasant, from Center & Hanna’s chapel Tuesday afternoon, June 7, at 3:30 o’clock. Interment family plot, Mountain View Cemetery.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-75BZ : 13 December 2015), Alexander Smith, 1927; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26263354, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26263354: “Alexander Smith; Birth: unknown; Death: 3 Jun 1927; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: OLD/1/03/004/0012; Memorial ID: 26263354.”

 

Edward Anderson (father of Margaret Anderson)

“Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY3J-S6B : 10 February 2018), Edward Anderson and Elizabeth Mullion, 07 Mar 1856; citing Perth,Perth,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

 

Elizabeth (“Betsy”) Mullion (mother of Margaret Anderson)

“Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XY3J-S6Y : 10 February 2018), Edward Anderson and Elizabeth Mullion, 07 Mar 1856; citing Perth,Perth,Scotland, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

 

Margaret Anderson (wife of Alexander Smith)

“Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FQ7C-K51 : 10 February 2018), Margaret Anderson, 02 Nov 1858; citing PERTH,PERTH,SCOTLAND, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-WX8 : 18 March 2018), Margaret Smith, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 12, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M29P : 16 March 2018), Margarett Smith in entry for Alexander Smith, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

1921 Canada Census, Margaret Smith in household of Alexander Smith; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 16. 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:FL2H-8ZF : 8 November 2017), Margaret Smith, 1926.

Margaret Smith, death notice, Vancouver Province, March 8, 1926, page 13: “Passed away Sunday, March 7, at the family residence, 3169 Waterloo Rd., Margaret, beloved wife of Alexander Smith, in her 66th year. She leaves besides her husband to mourn her loss five sons, William, Edward and Stanley of Vancouver, Alexander of Victoria, Sidney of Long Beach, Cal.; also a sister, Mrs. Reeves of Roberts Creek, and a brother, William Anderson of Vancouver. Deceased was a native of Dundee, Scotland and came to Vancouver 35 years ago. Old Country papers please copy.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7RP4 : 13 December 2015), Margaret Smith, 1926; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26263356, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26263356: “Margaret Smith; Birth: unknown; Death: 7 Mar 1926; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: OLD/1/03/004/0013; Memorial ID: 26263356.”

 

William Mullion Anderson (brother of Margaret Anderson)

“Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYB4-TBK : 10 February 2018), William Mullion Anderson, 14 Feb 1865; citing ARBROATH,ANGUS,SCOTLAND, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,035,516.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGK-WF2 : 8 November 2017), William Mullion Anderson, 1941.

 

Betsy Taylor Anderson (sister of Margaret Anderson)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDD3-RZ9 : 11 March 2018), Arthur Richard Reeves and Betsy Tayler Anderson, 08 Jan 1910; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11375, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,703.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLK2-WVG : 8 November 2017), Betsy Taylor Reeves, 1929. (parents are Edward Anderson and Betsy Mullion).

 

William [Anderson] Smith (son of Alexander Smith)

William Anderson Smith (1884 – 1961); https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Smith-61210: “Husband of Eliza Jane (Flynn) Smith — married 5 Jul 1906 in Seattle, King, Washington; DESCENDANTS: Father of Ruth Margaret (Smith) Miller, Mildred Naomi (Smith) Ablitt and Ralph Smith; Died 20 Jan 1961 in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.”

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-WXD : 18 March 2018), William Smith in household of Margaret Smith, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 12, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNB-CJ18 : 18 October 2017), William A Smith and Eliza J Flynn, 05 Jul 1906, King, Washington, United States, State Archives, Olympia; FamilySearch digital folder 004267808.

“Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNY-PHNR : 4 November 2017), Wiliam A Smith and Eliza J Flynn, 05 Jul 1906, King, Washington, United States, State Archives, Olympia; FamilySearch digital folder 004207595.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M295 : 16 March 2018), William Smith in entry for Alexander Smith, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLRY-YCW : 8 November 2017), William Anderson Smith, 1961; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/597f4bdd-e451-42db-8343-58be524ad438.

 

Eliza Jane Flynn (wife of William Anderson Smith)

Eliza Jane (Flynn) Smith (1883 – 1973); https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Flynn-1151: “Born 5 Aug 1883 in Michigan; ANCESTORS: Daughter of William Flynn and Ruth Ellen (Lum) Flynn; Sister of Elizabeth Jane (Flynn) Lightfoot [half], Anna E. Flynn, William Francis Flynn, Ruth E. Flynn, George Robert Flynn, Clarence William Flynn and Claude Harold Flynn; Wife of William Anderson Smith — married 5 Jul 1906 in Seattle, King, Washington; Mother of Ruth Margaret (Smith) Miller, Mildred Naomi (Smith) Ablitt and Ralph Smith; Died 19 Jul 1973 in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada.”

“Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNB-CJ1X : 18 October 2017), William A Smith and Eliza J Flynn, 05 Jul 1906, King, Washington, United States, State Archives, Olympia; FamilySearch digital folder 004267808.

“Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNY-PHJ9 : 4 November 2017), Wiliam A Smith and Eliza J Flynn, 05 Jul 1906, King, Washington, United States, State Archives, Olympia; FamilySearch digital folder 004207595.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLBJ-LJN : 8 November 2017), Eliza Jane Smith, 1973; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/20bbe204-f560-4dc0-9ee7-5abc8e67616f.

 

Alexander Smith (son of Alexander Smith)

Ancestry.com. Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Alexander Smith; Birth Date: 1887; Birth Place: New South Wales; Registration Year: 1887; Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Father: Alexander Smith; Mother: Margaret; Registration Number: 1006.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-WX6 : 18 March 2018), Alexander Smith in household of Margaret Smith, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 12, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M29R : 16 March 2018), Alexander Smith in entry for Alexander Smith, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGB-KP2 : 8 November 2017), Alexander Smith, 1944.

 

Edward Smith (son of Alexander Smith)

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-WXX : 18 March 2018), Edward Smith in household of Margaret Smith, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 12, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M29T : 16 March 2018), Edward Smith in entry for Alexander Smith, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8Z-8ZW : 11 March 2018), Edward Anderson Smith and Mary Elizabeth Kean, 28 May 1912; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11376, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,704.

1921 Canada Census, Edward Smith in household of Alexander Smith; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 16. 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:FL51-LSN : 8 November 2017), Edward Smith, 1958.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FL51-LSD : 8 November 2017), Edward Smith, 1958.

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1958-09-005630; Edward Smith; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13237; GSU Microfilm Number: 2033178; date of death: May 10, 1958; place of death: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/da8eb4d5-7090-4ac1-a2a0-3e0d2a48db77; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/bfee5664-ff3a-43cb-9fc8-8a35bc0096ba.

Edward Smith, death notice, Vancouver Province, May 13, 1958, page 22; Vancouver Sun, May 13, 1958, page 28: “Smith—Passed away in hospital, May 10, 1958, Mr. Edward Smith, late of Abbott Mansions. Survived by 2 brothers, W.A. Smith, of Burnaby, and Sydney, of Los Angeles. Funeral Wednesday, May 14th, at 1:30 p.m. from the Chapman Funeral Home Ltd., 802 W. Broadway at Willow, the Rev. H.S. McDonald officiating. Interment family plot, Mountain View Cemetery.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7R72 : 13 December 2015), Edward Smith, 1958; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26263358, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26263358: “Edward Smith; Birth: unknown; Death: 10 May 1958; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: OLD/1/03/004/0014; Memorial ID: 26263358.”

 

Mary Elizabeth Kean (wife of Edward Smith)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8Z-8Z3 : 11 March 2018), Edward Anderson Smith and Mary Elizabeth Kean, 28 May 1912; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11376, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1,983,704.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKN-X1S : 8 November 2017), Mary Kean Smith, 1920.

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1920-09-274824; Mary Kean Smith; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13118; GSU Microfilm Number: 1927295; date of death: September 13, 1920; place of death: Vancouver.

 

James Smith (son of Alexander Smith)

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-WXF : 18 March 2018), James Smith in household of Margaret Smith, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 12, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLV1-DZC : 8 November 2017), James Smith, 1904.

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number 1904-09-120912; James Smith; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13094; GSU Microfilm Number: 1927122; date of death: July 3, 1904; place of death: Vancouver.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7RN2 : 13 December 2015), James Smith, 1904; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26263359, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26263359: “James Smith; Birth: unknown; Death: 3 Jul 1904; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: OLD/1/03/004/0014; Memorial ID: 26263359.”

 

Sydney Smith (son of Alexander Smith)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1894-09-116481; Sidney Smith; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13811; GSU Microfilm Number: 2134881; date of birth: March 21, 1894; place of birth: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/f2b160e9-36db-40c0-8ac6-07eb46fc0ac6.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-WXN : 18 March 2018), Sydney Smith, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 13, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M29Y : 16 March 2018), Sidney Smith in entry for Alexander Smith, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: Smith, Sidney; Regimental Number: 36201; Date of Birth: 25/01/1892; Place of Birth: Vancouver BC Canada; Place of Enlistment: Valcartier QC Canada; Unit: Divisional Supply Column; Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9102 – 13; Item Number: 287168; 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=287168; Digitized service file: B9102-S013; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B9102-S013.

1921 Canada Census, Sydney Smith [indexed as Henry Smith] in household of Alexander Smith; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 16. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8M-ZJW : 11 March 2018), Sidney Smith and Annie Hadley, 18 Sep 1922; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13743, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,225.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCJG-LBL : accessed 27 July 2018), Sidney Smith, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1137, sheet 14B, line 90, family 351, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 130; FHL microfilm 2,339,865.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9WC-BGN : accessed 27 July 2018), Sidney Smith, Tract 510, Huntington Park, San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 19-571, sheet 13A, line 2, family 379, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 246.

“United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V4D8-D7R : 8 November 2017), Sidney Smith, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPFB-VB3 : 26 November 2014), Sidney Smith, 09 Dec 1963; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V3P7-2J3 : 20 May 2014), Sidney  Smith, Dec 1963; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

 

Annie Hadley (wife of Sydney Smith)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JD8M-ZJ3 : 11 March 2018), Sidney Smith and Annie Hadley, 18 Sep 1922; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B13743, Vital Statistics Agency, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,074,225.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Naturalization Records, 1840-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Annie Smith; Gender: Female; Declaration Age: 41; Record Type: Declaration; Birth Date: 27 Oct 1886; Birth Place: England; Arrival Year: 1922; Residence Place: California; Declaration Date: 25 Apr 1928; Declaration Place: California, USA; Spouse: Sidney Smith; Court: District Court.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCJG-LBG : accessed 27 July 2018), Fannie Smith in household of Sidney Smith, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1137, sheet 14B, line 91, family 351, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 130; FHL microfilm 2,339,865.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Naturalization Records, 1840-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Annie Smith; Gender: Female; Petition Age: 48; Record Type: Petition; Birth Date: 27 Oct 1886; Birth Place: England; Arrival Year: 1922; Residence Place: California; Petition Date: 6 Jul 1935; Petition Place: California, USA; Spouse: Sidney Smith; Child: Bernice Smith; Court: District Court.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9WC-BGJ : accessed 27 July 2018), Annie Smith in household of Sidney Smith, Tract 510, Huntington Park, San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 19-571, sheet 13A, line 3, family 379, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 246.

 

Bernice Hadley Smith (daughter of Sidney Smith)

“California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGLW-WR9B : 18 January 2018), Bernice Hadley Smith, 18 Oct 1924; citing Birth, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States,  California State Archives, Sacramento.

“California Birth Index, 1905-1995,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGSL-BTG : 27 November 2014), Bernice H Smith, 18 Oct 1924; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCJG-LBP : accessed 27 July 2018), Bernice H Smith in household of Sidney Smith, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1137, sheet 14B, line 92, family 351, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 130; FHL microfilm 2,339,865.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9WC-BGV : accessed 27 July 2018), Bernice Smith in household of Sidney Smith, Tract 510, Huntington Park, San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 19-571, sheet 13A, line 4, family 379, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 246.

 

Thomas Smith (probably son of Alexander Smith)

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1895-09-113807; Thomas Smith; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13092; GSU Microfilm Number: 1927120; date of death: December 14, 1895; place of death: Vancouver; age at death: 2 [months].

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7TM5 : 13 December 2015), Thomas Smith, 1895; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26263357, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26263357: “Thomas Smith; Birth: unknown; Death: 14 Dec 1895; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: OLD/1/03/004/0013; Memorial ID: 26263357.”

 

Stanley Smith (son of Alexander Smith)

British Columbia Birth Registrations; Registration Number: 1897-09-118797; Stanley Smith; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13812; GSU Microfilm Number: 2134882 date of birth: June 9, 1897; place: of birth: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/dae12efa-92e0-46e0-981a-8527baf25d4e.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-WXJ : 18 March 2018), Stanley Smith in household of Sydney Smith, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 13, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M29B : 16 March 2018), Stanley Smith in entry for Alexander Smith, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

Canadian Expeditionary Force; Name: Smith, Stanley; Regimental Number: 760869; Date of Birth: 10/06/1897; Place of Birth: Vancouver BC Canada; Enlistment Date: Jan 13 1916 12:00AM; Place of Enlistment: Vancouver BC Canada; Unit: 11th Regiment The Irish Fusiliers of Canada; Reference:          RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9103 – 48; Item Number: 287256; Record Group: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF); Digitized service file: B9103-S048; http://central.bac-lac.gc.ca/.item/?op=pdf&app=CEF&id=B9103-S048.

1921 Canada Census, Stanley Smith [indexed as Herby Smith] in household of Alexander Smith; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 12; Census Place: Ward 6, Vancouver, British Columbia; Page Number: 16. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

 

Baby Smith (possible daughter of Alexander Smith)

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1909-09-127689; Baby Smith; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13097; GSU Microfilm Number: 1927125; date of death January 1, 1909; place of death: Vancouver.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVGM-DFRY : 13 December 2015), Baby Smith, 1909; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 109470048, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/109470048: “Baby Girl Smith; Birth: 29 Dec 1908; Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Death: 1 Jan 1909 (aged 3 days); Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: OLD/1/03/004/0013; Memorial ID: 109470048.”