Weaver, William Arthur (1866-1937)

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 838.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 838.

William Arthur Weaver was a canneryman and steam engineer. He lived at 1094 Denman Street from 1903 to 1907.

William Arthur Weaver was born in Ontario on August 9, 1866. His parents were John Weaver (1837-1915) and Martha McGill (1841-1941).

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

In 1901 he was a cannery labourer in Delta, British Columbia.

On March 18, 1903, in Washta, Iowa, William married May Linda Chittick. She was born in Walkerton, Ontario, on May 12, 1878. Her parents were Christopher Chittick (1837–1908) and Margaret Melinda Storey (1839–1902).

William first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1903. He was a canneryman, living at 1094 Denman Street. He lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1903 to 1907 1094 Denman Street
1908 935 West 10th Avenue
1909 and 1910 325 West 13th Avenue
1911 to 1913 1524 Bismark Street
1915 to 1925 2024 East First Avenue
1926 to 1931 1728 East Second Avenue (Mrs. May L. Weaver)
1927 to 1929 335 Dunsmuir (W. A. Weaver, canneryman)
1932 to 1933 1369 Robson Street (Mrs. M. Weaver) (possible connection)
1932 to 1937 2441 East Fourth Avenue

In 1908 he began working as a realtor.

In 1915 he operated a dry goods store.

He later worked as a steam engineer and carpenter.

William died in Vancouver on January 24, 1937. He was buried in Ocean View Burial Park in Burnaby, British Columbia.

Vancouver Sun, January 25, 1937, page 2, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, January 25, 1937, page 2, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, January 25, 1937, page 9, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, January 25, 1937, page 9, column 2.

May died in Vancouver on March 31, 1963.

Vancouver Sun, April 3, 1963, page 44, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, April 3, 1963, page 44, column 3.

William and May had the following children.

 

Linda Eleanor Weaver

Linda Eleanor Weaver was born in British Columbia about June 1905, possibly on June 2, 1905.

In 1937 she was living in New York. She was known as Mrs. Leo Steiner (or Stainer).

In 1963, she was in Los Angeles, California; she was known as Mrs. Linda Stacey.

It appears that she died in Los Angeles on July 4, 1971.

 

Margaret Frances Weaver

The National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C.; Petitions for Naturalization from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1897-1944; Series: M1972; Roll: 1176. Name: Margaret Frances Weaver [Frances Margaret Weaver]; Birth Date: 7 Nov 1906; Birth Place: Canada; Arrival Year: 1929; Naturalization Record Type: Declaration of Intent; Event Date: 5 Feb 1932; Event Place: New York, USA.

The National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C.; Petitions for Naturalization from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1897-1944; Series: M1972; Roll: 1176. Name: Margaret Frances Weaver [Frances Margaret Weaver]; Birth Date: 7 Nov 1906; Birth Place: Canada; Arrival Year: 1929; Naturalization Record Type: Declaration of Intent; Event Date: 5 Feb 1932; Event Place: New York, USA.

Margaret Frances Weaver was born in Vancouver on November 7, 1906.

In 1929, she moved to the United States.

In 1932, she applied to become a naturalized United States citizen. Dr. George Joseph Raskin was a witness to her application. It appears that she later married Dr. Raskin, who was born in New York on August 21, 1907. He obtained his medical degree in 1933 from the University of St. Louis.

In 1963, Margaret was living in New York.

She died in New Jersey in March 1979.

The Record (Hackensack, New Jersey), March 29, 1979, page 50, column 7.

The Record (Hackensack, New Jersey), March 29, 1979, page 50, column 7.

George Raskin died on November 13, 1994.

 

Donald John Weaver

Donald John Weaver was born in Vancouver on October 23, 1908.

In the late 1920s and the 1930s he was a well-known baseball player.

Vancouver Sun, May 27, 1942, page 13, column 2.

Vancouver Sun, May 27, 1942, page 13, column 2.

On October 4, 1933, in Vancouver, he married Gertrude Charlotte Smith, who was a stenographer. She was born in Vancouver on April 29, 1909. Her parents were William Sproule Smith and Ida Proctor.

Vancouver Sun, October 6, 1933, page 21, column 4.

Vancouver Sun, October 6, 1933, page 21, column 4.

In 1957, Donald and Gertrude were living at 465 West 27th Avenue in Vancouver. Donald was a telephone maintenance worker. Donald’s mother, May, was living with Donald and Gertrude.

Ancestry.com. Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Name: Donald J Weaver; Occupation: Telephone; Year: 1957; Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Electoral District: Vancouver-Quadra [465 West 27th Avenue].

Ancestry.com. Canada, Voters Lists, 1935-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. Name: Donald J Weaver; Occupation: Telephone; Year: 1957; Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Electoral District: Vancouver-Quadra [465 West 27th Avenue].

Donald died in Riverside County, California on March 24, 1976.

Gertrude died in North Vancouver, British Columbia on February 14, 1990.

Vancouver Sun, February 19, 1990, page 16, column 6.

Vancouver Sun, February 19, 1990, page 16, column 6.

 

Sources

John Weaver (father of William Arthur Weaver)

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M43V-JVC : 11 March 2018), John Weaver, Burford, South Brant, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 36, line 3; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9914, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,289.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVDL-9LK : 11 March 2018), John Weaver, Eastnor & Lindsay & St-Edmunds, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 23; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13276, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,912.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2F-VB8 : 3 August 2016), John Weaver, Eastnor, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148130.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2D-HWT : 18 March 2018), John Weaver, Bruce (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDJD-G9J : 9 March 2018), John Weaver, 15 Dec 1915; citing Eastnor, Bruce, Ontario, yr 1915 cn 8472, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,861,983.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDVK-VM1 : 9 March 2018), John Weaver, 15 Dec 1915; citing Eastnor, Bruce, Ontario, yr 1915 cn 37472, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,862,176.

“BillionGraves Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KF6L-66G : 24 June 2015), John Weaver, died 15 Dec 1915; citing BillionGraves (http://www.billiongraves.com : 2012), Burial at Edgehill Cemetery, Colpoy’s Bay, Wiarton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.

 

Martha McGill (mother of William Arthur Weaver)

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M43V-JJP : 11 March 2018), Martha Weaver, Burford, South Brant, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 36, line 4; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9914, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,289.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVDL-9L2 : 11 March 2018), Martha Weaver, Eastnor & Lindsay & St-Edmunds, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 23; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13276, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,912.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2F-VBD : 3 August 2016), Martha Weaver, Eastnor, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148130.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2D-HWY : 18 March 2018), Martha Weaver, Bruce (north/nord), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 1, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“BillionGraves Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KF6L-66G : 24 June 2015), John Weaver, died 15 Dec 1915; citing BillionGraves (http://www.billiongraves.com : 2012), Burial at Edgehill Cemetery, Colpoy’s Bay, Wiarton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. [image of gravestone: His wife: Martha McGill, died Jan 12 [13?] 1941, 99 years, ?? months.]

 

William Arthur Weaver

William Arthur Weaver (1866–1937); Birth: 09 AUG 1866, Stevenson, British Columbia, Canada [sic]; Death: 24 JAN 1937, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Canada Census, 1871,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M43V-JJ5 : 11 March 2018), William Weaver in household of Martha Weaver, Burford, South Brant, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 36, line 5; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9914, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,289.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVDL-9LL : 11 March 2018), William Weaver, Eastnor & Lindsay & St-Edmunds, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 23; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13276, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,912.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2F-VB6 : 3 August 2016), William Weaver, Eastnor, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148130.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVJ-R59 : 18 March 2018), William Weaver, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 6, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJZX-C3B : 4 November 2017), William Weaver and Mary Chittick, 18 Mar 1903, Washta, Cherokee, Iowa, United States; citing reference pg 491 cn 3404, county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,035,293.

“Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJRT-2YM : 10 February 2018), William Weaver and Mary Chittick, 18 Mar 1903; citing Washta, Cherokee, Iowa, reference 2:3GTN3J7; FHL microfilm 1,035,293.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XY-R6X : 16 March 2018), William Weaver, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

1921 Canada Census, Wm Alfred Weaver [indexed as Wm. Alfred Weader], Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Ward 4, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 1. 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:FLL5-Z2C : 8 November 2017), William Arthur Weaver, 1937.

“William Weaver Dies” Vancouver Sun, January 25, 1937, page 2:

“William Arthur Weaver, 70, resident of Vancouver 32 years, died Sunday at his home, 2441 East Fourth Avenue. Mr. Weaver, who was born in Ontario, was a steam engineer.

Surviving are his wife, one son, Donald, Vancouver; two daughters, Mrs. Leo Stainer and Miss Margaret Weaver, New York; his mother, and three brothers, John, Fred and James.

Funeral services will be conducted in Harron Bros. Chapel, 55 East Tenth Avenue, by Rev. Alex Esler, D.D., Tuesday at 3 p.m.; interment in Ocean View Burial Park.”

William Arthur Weaver, death notice, Vancouver Province, January 25, 1937, page 11; Vancouver Sun, January 25, 1937, page 9.

 

Frederick Weaver (brother of William Arthur Weaver)

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKM5-SS3Y : 12 March 2018), Frederick Weaver and Annie Thompson, 18 Feb 1914; citing registration , Wiarton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,021,934.

 

Christopher Chittick (father of May Linda Chittick)

Christopher Chittick (1837–1908); Birth: 12 JAN 1837, Ireland; Death: 30 JUN 1908, Weston Village, York, Ontario, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2CB-WGCY : 17 March 2018), Christopher Chittick and Margaret Mallinda Storrey, 07 Jan 1864; citing Bruce, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,030,055.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFC-SFF : 11 March 2018), Christopher Chittick, Nottawasaga, Simcoe North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 13; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13250, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,886.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2F-3NY : 3 August 2016), Krist Chittick, Walkerton, Bruce East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148130.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2G-9RW : 18 March 2018), Christopher Chittick, Essex (south/sud), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 4, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JDV4-TWP : 9 March 2018), Christopher Chittick, 30 Jun 1908; citing Weston, York, Ontario, yr 1908 cn 33456, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,854,485.

 

Margaret Melinda Storey (mother of May Linda Chittick)

Margaret Melinda Storey (1839–1902); Birth: 17 DEC 1839, Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Death: 7 FEB 1902, Kingsville, Essex County, Ontario, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2CB-WGZZ : 17 March 2018), Christopher Chittick and Margaret Mallinda Storrey, 07 Jan 1864; citing Bruce, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,030,055.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFC-SFN : 11 March 2018), Melinda Chittick, Nottawasaga, Simcoe North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 13; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13250, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,886.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2F-3NB : 3 August 2016), Margaret M Chittick, Walkerton, Bruce East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148130.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2G-9R4 : 18 March 2018), Melinda Chittick, Essex (south/sud), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 4, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“BillionGraves Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KDP6-FMZ : 24 June 2015), Mother Chittick, died 17 Feb 1902; citing BillionGraves (http://www.billiongraves.com : 2012), Burial at Durham Cemetery, Grey, Ontario, Canada.

 

May Linda Chittick (wife of William Arthur Weaver)

Linda May Chittick (1878–1963); Birth: 12 MAY 1878, Nottawasaga, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada; Death: 31 MAR 1963, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (ancestry.ca).

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2JT-WJ3 : 10 February 2018), May Chittick, 12 May 1878; citing Nottawasaga Township, Simcoe, Ontario, 12 May 1878, reference cn 28317; FHL microfilm 1,845,223.

“Canada Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVFC-SF5 : 11 March 2018), May Chittick, Nottawasaga, Simcoe North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 13; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13250, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,886.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MW2F-3J7 : 3 August 2016), May Chittick, Walkerton, Bruce East, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148130.

“Canada Census, 1901,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KH2G-9RH : 18 March 2018), May L Chittick in household of Melinda Chittick, Essex (south/sud), Ontario, Canada; citing p. 4, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.

“Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJZX-C3Y : 4 November 2017), William Weaver and Mary Chittick, 18 Mar 1903, Washta, Cherokee, Iowa, United States; citing reference pg 491 cn 3404, county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,035,293.

“Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XJRT-2T1 : 10 February 2018), William Weaver and Mary Chittick, 18 Mar 1903; citing Washta, Cherokee, Iowa, reference 2:3GTN3J7; FHL microfilm 1,035,293.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XY-R6F : 16 March 2018), Mary Weaver in entry for William Weaver, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

1921 Canada Census, May Linda Weaver [indexed as May Linda Weader] in household of Wm Alfred Weaver [indexed as Wm. Alfred Weader], Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Ward 4, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 1. 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:FLTX-CT5 : 8 November 2017), May Linda Weaver, 1963; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/5567932f-5a92-4258-b767-d61c9c08c7df.

Mary [sic] Linda Weaver, death notice, Vancouver Sun, April 2, 1963, page 30; Vancouver Province, April 2, 1963, page 22: “Weaver—Passed away in hospital March 31, 1963, Mary Linda Weaver, in her 85th year, late of 1265 W. 12th Avenue. Survived by one son, Don Weaver, Vancouver; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret Raskin, New York and Mrs. Linda Stacey, Los Angeles, California. Funeral Service Wednesday, April 3, 1963, at 2 p.m. from the Harold Edwards Funeral Home, 802 W. Broadway at Willow, Rev. J.M. White officiating. Cremation to follow. No flowers by request.”

 

Linda Eleanor Weaver (daughter of William Arthur Weaver)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XY-R6N : 16 March 2018), Linda Weaver in entry for William Weaver, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

1921 Canada Census, Linda Eleanor Weaver [indexed as Linda Eleanor Weader] in household of Wm Alfred Weaver [indexed as Wm. Alfred Weader], Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Ward 4, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 1. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGTM-Z3M : 26 November 2014), Linda L Stacy, 04 Jul 1971; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JBR4-NWG : 19 May 2014), Linda  Stacy, Jul 1971; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

 

Margaret Frances Weaver (daughter of William Arthur Weaver)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XY-R6J : 16 March 2018), Margaret Weaver in entry for William Weaver, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

1921 Canada Census, Frances Margaret Weaver [indexed as Frances Margaret Weader] in household of Wm Alfred Weaver [indexed as Wm. Alfred Weader], Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Ward 4, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 1. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

The National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C.; Petitions for Naturalization from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1897-1944; Series: M1972; Roll: 1176. Name: Margaret Frances Weaver [Frances Margaret Weaver]; Birth Date: 7 Nov 1906; Birth Place: Canada; Arrival Year: 1929; Naturalization Record Type: Declaration of Intent; Event Date: 5 Feb 1932; Event Place: New York, USA.

Ancestry.com. New York, Naturalization Records, 1882-1944 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012. The National Archives and Records Administration; Washington, D.C.; Petitions for Naturalization from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1897-1944; Series: M1972; Roll: 1176. Name: Margaret Frances Weaver [Frances Margaret Weaver]; Birth Date: 7 Nov 1906; Birth Place: Canada; Arrival Year: 1929; Naturalization Record Type: Declaration of Intent; Event Date: 5 Feb 1932; Event Place: New York, USA; Court: Southern District, New York.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Name: Margaret Raskin; Gender: Female; Birth Date: 7 Nov 1906; Death Date: Mar 1979; Claim Date: 13 Mar 1972; SSN: 089209641.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VM2N-FW5 : 20 May 2014), Margaret Raskin, Mar 1979; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2014. Name: Margaret Raskin; SSN: 089-20-9641; Born: 7 Nov 1906; Last Benefit: 07601, Hackensack, Bergen, New Jersey, United States of America; Died: Mar 1979; State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951).

 

George Joseph Raskin (husband of Margaret Frances Weaver)

“New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WZ7-YK9 : 11 February 2018), George Joseph Raskin, 21 Aug 1907; citing  Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, reference cn 36935 New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,992,851.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri), June 4, 1933: graduates in medicine from St. Louis University in 1933: George Joseph Raskin.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQMF-1ZK : accessed 16 July 2018), George Ruskin, Assembly District 8, Bronx, New York City, Bronx, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 3-1204, sheet 14B, line 78, family 340, 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 2490.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J2MW-Q3D : 19 May 2014), George J Raskin, 13 Nov 1994; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

 

Donald John Weaver (son of William Arthur Weaver)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XY-R6V : 16 March 2018), Donald Weaver in entry for William Weaver, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

1921 Canada Census, Donald John Weaver [indexed as Donald John Weader] in household of Wm Alfred Weaver [indexed as Wm. Alfred Weader], Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 19; Census Place: Ward 4, Vancouver Centre, British Columbia; Page Number: 1. Ancestry.com. 1921 Census of Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2013.

Ancestry.com. U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., 1895-1960 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Name: Donald-John Weaver; Gender: Male; Age: 20; Marital Status: Single; Record Type: Manifests; Birth Date: abt 1909; Birth Place: Vancouver, BC; Arrival date: 15 Jul 1929; Port of Arrival: Seattle, Washington, USA; Residence Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1933-09-410730; Donald John Weaver and Gertrude C Smith; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13766; GSU Microfilm Number: 2135985; date of marriage: October 4, 1933; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/728f8e27-db06-43b7-a83a-40bbec8b02a5.

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C.; Passenger and Crew Manifests of Airplanes Departing from Honolulu, Hawaii, compiled 12/1957 – 09/1969; National Archives Microfilm Publication: A3577; Roll: 08; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787 – 2004; Record Group Number: RG 85. Name: Donald J Weaver; Age: 50; Birth Year: 1908; Birth Place: Canada; Port of Departure: Honolulu, Hawaii; Departure Date: 8 Mar 1958; Race: Canadian; Last Residence: Canada.

“California Death Index, 1940-1997,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPNN-23M : 26 November 2014), Donald J Weaver, 24 Mar 1976; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

 

Gertrude Charlotte Smith (wife of Donald John Weaver)

British Columbia Marriage Registrations; Registration Number: 1933-09-410730; Donald John Weaver and Gertrude C Smith; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B13766; GSU Microfilm Number: 2135985; date of marriage: October 4, 1933; place of marriage: Vancouver; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/728f8e27-db06-43b7-a83a-40bbec8b02a5.

British Columbia Death Registrations; Registration Number: 1990-09-002177; Gertrude Charlotte Weaver; BC Archives Microfilm Number: B17141; GSU Microfilm Number: 1709287; date of death: February 14, 1990; place of death: North Vancouver; age at death: 80; http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/02db0402-86df-4dbc-b42f-2c30739c2db6; medical certificate of death: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/9838ff23-333f-4929-81e8-a1f5066ef56b.