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Note for:   Charles Kierstead,    - UNKNOWN         Index

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     Mary Leslie married Charles Kierstead, both of Blissfield married by licence with consent of guardian 5 August 1863 Reb. Northumberland Co. Marriage Vol. 3, page 34

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Note for:   Alexander Leslie,    - UNKNOWN         Index

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     Not confirmed that this is the correct Alexander Leslie. In Dr. Esther Clark Wright's book, " The Loyalists of New Brunswick"
Leslie, Alexander went to York County
George 42 Regiment (Highland) Nashwaak,
    Richard Col 2 DeLancy's Reg. P1166. (now St. John)

Leslie, Alexander Of Halifax (1785); Merchant; 3rd party Sparrow held 2nd party Thomas Maxwell bill of exchange drawn in favour of defaulted 1st party Alexander Leslie (unconfirmed relation)
[Possibly the Loyalist, Alexander Leslie, Sr. who arrived in Halifax in 1784 on the Transport Clinton?]

Possibly from the Isle of Skye, perhaps with connections through Prince Edward Island Canada

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Note for:   Sarah Armstrong,    - BEF 1806         Index

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     SARAH ARMSTRONG (Maiden name is not confirmed)
Unsure if Sarah Armstrong married to John Gerband Beek or some other John Beek. See Marriage info
Also referred to as Margaret Beek in some documentation.
from Hamilton Library 1763 Marriages or/Births March 14, Beek, N Aug 31, John and Margaret Beek

One of her daughter middle name is Sherburne (unconfirmed info June 2007) It is possible that this was Sarah's reall name.

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Note for:   Eva Grey,    - UNKNOWN         Index

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     Eve or Eva Grey
Niece of Walter Grey, Archbishop of York and possible daughter of Robert De Grey of Rotherfield or Henry De Grey. Mother unknown.

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Note for:   Henry Grey,    - UNKNOWN         Index

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     not confirmed father of Eva

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Note for:   Priscilla St. Coeur,    - AFT 1986         Index

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     Involved in a serious car accident on the Bathurst Road.

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Note for:   Donald Yetton,    - UNKNOWN         Index

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     Listed on the Dunn Funeral Home Records as a brother of Katherine Beek, nee Yetton.
Donal living at Marysville, California.

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Note for:   Royal Lethington Maitland,   9 JAN 1889 - 28 MAR 1946         Index

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     ROYAL Lethington MAITLAND (alias Pat)
Ship Olympic Sailing July 20 Arriving Aug. 1,1933, Maitland, Royal L age 44 male married barrister yes English b. Canada Ingersol passport. Last address is Vancouver Canada

Ship Lurline Royal Lethington Maitland age 44 barrister, b. Canada Irish b. Canada Ingersol trip from Honolulu Jan. 18, 1934 San Francisco Friend Francis Drake
Maitland, Ruth Hildred age 46 wife b. Canada Annapolis

Ship Wyoming Royal L Maitland Departed Vancouver for San Francisco Arrived 4 January 1939 age 50 Residence Canada Friend Drake Fancis? (exactly as written in
William John Maitland age 17 student b. Vancouver. (Assume son of Royal Maitland)

Death Registration British Columbia Vancouver Canada
Name: Royal Lethington Maitland Place Vancouver Reg. Number:1946-09-005167
Date:1946 3 28 (Yr/Mo/Day) Age:57 Event: Death Microfilm #: B13190 (GSU # 2032422)

Royal Lethington Maitland, 1889-1946 Title: Royal Lethington Maitland fonds MA-0781
Material: multiple media Dates: 1913-1946 Physical Description: 51 cm of textual records
Biographical / Administrative History
     Royal Lethington Maitland came to B.C. with his parents when he was a child. He was called to the B.C. Bar in 1913. In 1915 he became City Prosecutor for Vancouver and in 1928 he was appointed King's Counsel. In 1928 he successfully ran for MLA in Vancouver and was appointed Minister without portfolio, serving until 1933. In 1937, he returned to politics and was chosen as leader of the provincial Conservative Party. In 1941, Maitland was reelected and with Premier John Hart formed a coalition government. He served in that government as Attorney-General. He died in office.
    Summary: The fonds consists of correspondence, speech notes, speeches and addresses and legal briefs and correspondence relating to the trial and appeal of Frank Davis, co-defendant charged with the 1913 murder of Constable Archibald.
Creator-Author(s): Maitland (family)
Title: Maitland family fonds
Material: multiple media
Dates: 1898-1977
Physical Description: 4 m of textual records

Biographical / Administrative History
     Royal Lethington Maitland was a lawyer and was elected MLA for Vancouver in 1928. In 1937, he was chosen leader of the provincial Conservative Party. In 1941, Maitland was reelected and with Premier John Hart formed a coalition government, serving as Attorney-General. The Maitland family resided primarily in Vancouver.
Scope and Content
Summary: The fonds consists of personal correspondence, speeches, addresses, logs relating to household management of R.C. Maitland. There are also notes and correspondence of Ruth Hildred Maitland and the correspondence of their children Robert, Elizabeth, William, and Norah.
(Royal Lethington Maitland's middle name came from the name of the town in Scotland where the Maitland's lived, particularly Robert Maitland who fought in the Scottish Anglo wars. His name had a heavy dose of Scottish history.)

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Note for:   Edwin Maitland White,   27 MAY 1872 - NOV 1968         Index

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     EDWIN M. WHITE Alias Ned
Probably born St. John. NB Canada, probably died South Pasadena, Californian USA

1910 Census USA California, Los Angeles County , 3 WD Pasadena Series T624, roll 86, page 35 house 620 family 473 495
White, Edwin M. head male white, age 36 b. Canada, married 2 years father b. England, mother b. Canada English, naturalized 1888 HC? President Water Company owns own home free of mortgage, not deaf or dumb codes 4 veteran army navy, 5 (code numbers unclear as to meaning)
Grace M. wife female white age 35 married 2 years b. California, father born Canada, mother born Ohio

1920 Census California Los Angeles Pasadena USA series T625 Roll 117 Super. District 8, Enumeration District 527, Precinct #63 7487 673 Enumerated January 9, 1920, 287 291
East California St. House 673, 287 Family 291 (Series T625 Roll 117)
Edwin White age 48 head real estate agent b. Canada father b. England, mother b. Canada
Mary G? wife age 46 b. California, father b. Canada mother b. Ohio
Marion V? daughter age 6 yr 4/12mo. b. California, father b. Canada, mother b. California
Crawford, Mary M. mother-in-law age 74 widow b. Ohio, father b. Pennsylvania, mother b. Ohio

Social Insurance Death Registration b. 27 April 1872, Died Nov. 1968 SS# 548-46-1683 California Zip 91106 Pasadena, Los Angeles, California.
Crawford, James E. brother-in-law age 34 single b. California, father b. Scotland, mother b. Ohio
Infinger? Mary servant age 57 single b. California, father b. California mother b. California.

1930 Census Pasadena Township, Pasadena City, California, USA Supervisory district 15A Enumeration District 19-1253 Sheet 15A Census taken April 14, 1930.County: Los Angeles Image: 0487 View Image Online Roll: T626_169 Page: 15A State: California ED: 1253
East California St. 673 468 431
White, Edwin M., head $15000. R No M W age 58 married 37 years b. Canada English, father b. England, Mother b. Canada English not working naturalized 1890 no job.
White, Grace wife age 57 married 36 years? b. California, father b. Canada, mother b. Ohio

Ned went prospecting in the Yukon according to Pat Heaton.

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Note for:   Sophia Payne,    - 8 NOV 1868         Index

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     Newspaper notice from NB Dec. 1868
Died Memphis Tennessee Nov. 8, Sophia wife of J. Henry Beek (unclear whether this was a residence or visiting)Died just a month before her husband. Unsure why she would die in Tennessee

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 26 Number 785 Rank 96 Date December 8, 1868
County Saint John Place Saint John Newspaper Morning Telegraph
d. Memphis, Tenn., 8th Nov., Sophia w/o J. Henry BEEK.

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Note for:   Jane Beek,   ABT 1823 - 26 JUL 1828         Index

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     Newspaper Report NBC City Gazette, August 2, 1828
Jane daughter of Joseph Beek died of inflammatory sore throat age 5
(could be a daughter of Joseph Beek b. 1776? or of his son Joseph Beek b. 1800. However, Joseph Beek b. 1800 only known marriage was to Ann Leslie in 1834. He would have to have been previously married to have this Jane in 1823

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Note for:   Robert Gill Beek,    - AFT 1875         Index

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     Robert Beek
Voters list 1875 Nanaimo District British Columbia, Canada
Beek, Robert Gill/ Wellington St.?/ miner resident. of Nanaimo (could be related to Beek family that came from St. Stephen New Brunswick, unconfirmed)
Not found on the 1881 census Canada or 1880 census USA

Victoria Times Newspaper Obit Beek, R. G. 1911.02.05 age 69 (so born 1842... connection to target family not confirmed.)

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Note for:   Sarah Beek,   18 OCT 1759 - UNKNOWN         Index

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     Will of her mother says Sarah Beek(1759) married a Dickinson... This seems odd as her mother is believed to be Sarah Dickinson. Information unconfirmed.

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Note for:   Reginald Wood,    - UNKNOWN         Index

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     Census > 1911 Census of Canada , Manitoba , Provencher , Sub-District 27 - Emmerson
William and Jennie Wood are listed with at least 3 offspring that includes son Reginald Wood age 27 b. Ontario Occupation is hard to read... maybe machinist.

Groom Name: Reginald Wood Place Vancouver Reg. Number: 1927-09-320946 Copy Available
Bride Name Pearle Rosella Beek Date: 1927 12 10 (Yr/Mo/Day) Event: Marriage Microfilm #: B13753 (GSU # 2074506)

(unconfirmed as target)1911 Census of Canada Province: British Columbia District: Vancouver
District Number: 12 Sub-District: Vancouver City Sub-District Number: 74 Page: 6
Place of Habitation: 2541 Clark Dine
Name: Reginald Wood Gender: Male Marital Status: Single Age: 12 Birth Date: May 1898 Birthplace: Ontario Family Number: 59 Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Daniel W Mother's name: Emmeline Tribal: English
Household Members: Name Age
Daniel W Wood 55
Emmeline Wood 32
Reginald Wood 12

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Note for:   Clyde Gorman,   ABT 1887 - AFT 1930         Index

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     Information from the 1930 census. Clyde Gorman and Mabel Bennett are at the home of her father Maitland Charles Bennett in Washington DC. See Maitland Charles Bennett for details.