Adair and Sutherland

Adair and Sutherland was an automobile repair business that operated at 1840 Georgia Street from 1914 to about 1921.

1800 Block Georgia Street - detail from Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 7 - Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

1800 Block Georgia Street – detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

Shafto Adair

The “Adair” was Shafto Adair, sometimes called John Shafto Adair. He was born on May 24, 1873, in Ireland. His father was William Adair. He married Lucy, who survived him. He died in Vancouver on February 17, 1937. He had a son named Willis (or William); he had a daughter named Phyllis.

Donald Gray Sutherland 

The “Sutherland” was Donald Gray Sutherland. He was born in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland on June 15, 1874. His father was Alexander Sutherland; his mother was Ellen Gray. Donald arrived in Vancouver about 1911. He was married to Elizabeth Baird. She was born in Scotland on March 31, 1879.

Donald died in Vancouver on July 22, 1942. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Elizabeth died in Vancouver on January 22, 1957. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

Donald and Elizabeth had a son named Alexander, who was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on April 27, 1904. He was living in Penticton in 1942 and in Vancouver in 1957. He married Gladys Sargent. He died in Vancouver on April 18, 1964.

Sources

Shafto Adair

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL2V-KJS : accessed 23 Dec 2013), Shafto Adair, 1937.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1937-09-525052, William Alexander Adair (sic).

Shafto Adair, death notice, Vancouver Sun, February 18, 1937, page 13, http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=kfVlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=IIkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1286%2C2134070 (near bottom of column 1).

“Death of John Adair,” Vancouver Sun, February 18, 1937, page 4, http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=kfVlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=IIkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=32’89%2C2080845: “John Shafto Adair, 63, of 1086 West Tenth Avenue, a native of Ireland and resident of Vancouver 26 years, died Wednesday. Surviving are his wife; one daughter, Phyllis, at home; one son, Willis, Armstrong, B.C. T. Edwards Co. is making funeral arrangements, which have not yet been completed.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL1B-GYR : accessed 23 Dec 2013), William Alexander Shaftoe Adair, 1980.

Donald Gray Sutherland

“Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XYTJ-65S : accessed 23 Dec 2013), Donald Gray Sutherland, 15 Jun 1874; citing THURSO,CAITHNESS,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 6035516.

“Canada Census, 1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/27XB-K32 : accessed 23 Dec 2013), Donald G Sutherland, 1911.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLK5-6TL : accessed 23 Dec 2013), Donald Gray Sutherland, 1942.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1942-09-609750, Donald Gray Sutherland.

Donald Gray Sutherland, death notice, Vancouver Sun, July 23, 1942, page 14; Vancouver Province, July 23, 1942, page 13.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL5Q-1FC : accessed 23 Dec 2013), Elizabeth Sutherland, 1957.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1957-09-001802, Elizabeth Sutherland, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=e0b053ab-ba25-482d-b252-50de108426d7.

Elizabeth Sutherland, death notice, Vancouver Sun, January 24, 1957, page 32; Vancouver Province, January 24, 1957, page 25.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLTV-VVQ : accessed 23 Dec 2013), Donald Sutherland in entry for Alexander Sutherland, 1964.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1964-09-005800, Alexander Sutherland, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=0d895c7c-14a8-4604-9a88-710157e49f64.

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