Stevens, Daniel Benjamin (1847-1930)

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 815.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 815.

Daniel B. Stevens lived at 1844 Georgia Street in 1903. Although it is not certain, it appears that he was Daniel Benjamin Stevens.

Daniel Benjamin Stevens was born in England about 1847. His parents were James Stevens and Eleanor (Ellen) Garyatt.

On August 31, 1886 in Toronto, Ontario, he married Bertha Ann Christie.

Daniel was one of the incorporators of John Stevens and Son Limited, which manufactured and dealt in “surgical instruments and druggists’ sundries.”

Vancouver Daily World, September 6, 1895, page 8, column 3.

Vancouver Daily World, September 6, 1895, page 8, column 3.

Daniel’s brother, George, lived in Vancouver from the late 1800s until he died on September 11, 1911.

Vancouver Daily World, September 12, 1911, page 19, column 7.

Vancouver Daily World, September 12, 1911, page 19, column 7.

Daniel died in Toronto, Ontario on September 16, 1930.

Toronto Globe, September 18, 1930; page 14, column 1.

Toronto Globe, September 18, 1930; page 14, column 1.

Bertha Ann Stevens died in Toronto on May 27, 1944.

Toronto Globe and Mail, May 29, 1944, page 22, column 3 [best available copy]: “Suddenly, at her home, 9 Kendal Ave, Saturday, May 27, 1944, Bertha Christie, wife of the late D.B. Stevens, and beloved mother of Mrs. de Bruno-Austin, P.L. Stevens and Edward Stevens. Funeral Monday afternoon, May 29, at 9 Kendal Ave at 3:30? o’clock.”

Toronto Globe and Mail, May 29, 1944, page 22, column 3 [best available copy]: “Suddenly, at her home, 9 Kendal Ave, Saturday, May 27, 1944, Bertha Christie, wife of the late D.B. Stevens, and beloved mother of Mrs. de Bruno-Austin, P.L. Stevens and Edward Stevens. Funeral Monday afternoon, May 29, at 9 Kendal Ave at 3:30? o’clock.”

Sources

Daniel Benjamin Stevens

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2NW3-KX7 : 1 October 2014), Daniel Benjamin Stevens, 1852; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, St. Pancras, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMVS-ZKF : 11 March 2018), Daniel Benjamin Stevens and Bertha Ann Christie, 31 Aug 1886; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,870,216.

“New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFCY-6PG : 30 January 2018), Daniel B. Stevens, 1906.

“New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXG2-ZT5 : 30 January 2018), Daniel Benjamin Stevens, 1908.

“Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2HGJ-JVN : 11 March 2018), Daniel Benjamin Stevens, May 1921; citing Immigration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, T-14713, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JNYY-C6G : 8 March 2018), Daniel Benjamin Stevens, 16 Sep 1930; citing Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, 006681, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,313,241.

“Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:276Q-2TH : 11 March 2018), Daniel Benjamin Stevens, 19 Sep 1930; citing Toronto, Ontario, Canada, section and lot L 30 17, line 53705, volume Volume 04, 1920-1931, Toronto Trust Cemeteris, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,617,217.

 

Bertha Ann Christie (wife of Daniel Benjamin Stevens)

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMVS-ZKV : 11 March 2018), Daniel Benjamin Stevens and Bertha Ann Christie, 31 Aug 1886; citing registration , Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,870,216.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMQB-FSQ : 8 August 2017), Dorothy Stevens, 02 Sep 1887; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,889.

Ancestry.com. Ontario, Canada, Deaths and Deaths Overseas, 1869-1946 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Bertha Christie Stevens [Bertha Christie Christie] ; Gender: Female; Age: 79; Birth Date: 4 Sep 1865; Birth Place: Scarboro, Ontario, Canada; Death Date: 27 May 1944; Death Place: Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada; Father: William Christie.

 

George Stevens (brother of Daniel Benjamin Stevens)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLKM-C6G : 8 November 2017), George Stevens, 1911.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-7KJL : 13 December 2015), George Stevens, 1911; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26251228, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26251228: “George Stevens; Birth: unknown; Death: 11 Sep 1911; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: JONES/*/02/017/0011; Memorial ID: 26251228.”

 

Eleanor Stevens (sister of Daniel Benjamin Stevens)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLG8-MYH : 8 November 2017), Eleanor Stevens, 1926.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q291-2GKT : 15 March 2016), Eleanor Stevens, 1926; Burial, North Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, North Vancouver Cemetery; citing record ID 156222007, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/156222007: “Eleanor Stevens; Birth: 1858; Death: 7 May 1926 (aged 67–68); Burial: North Vancouver Cemetery, North Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: Block A Lot 2; Memorial ID: 156222007.”