Sarah Elizabeth Beirnes1

F, #39541, b. 27 June 1890, d. 26 August 1986
Father*John Ferris Beirnes2 b. 1863, d. 27 Aug 1950
Mother*Matilda Armstrong2 b. 1869, d. 12 Feb 1951
Last Edited13 Aug 2019
     Sarah was born on 27 June 1890 in Muskoka District, Ontario, Canada.1 Sarah married Herbert Girdler.2,1
     She died on 26 August 1986 in Memorial Pavillion Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, at age 96 according to BC Death Registration 1986-09-013131.1 The informant on her death registration was her son.1
     In the obituary of Matilda Beirnes who died 12 February 1951, her daughter, Dolly Girdler of Victoria, was listed as a survivor.3
     In the obituary of John Harland Beirnes who died 16 June 1951, his sister, Sarah Girdler of Victoria, was listed as a survivor.4
     In the obituary of Ada Viola McFadyen who died 3 October 1977, her sister, Dolly Girdler of Victoria, was listed as a survivor.5
     In the obituary of Wilfred Clarence Beirnes who died 1 July 1983, his sister, Dolly Girdler of Victoria, was listed as a survivor.2 She was cremated on 27 August 1986 in Royal Oak Crematorium, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.1

Family

Herbert Girdler
Marriage*Sarah married Herbert Girdler.2,1 

Citations

  1. [S9984] Sarah Elizabeth Girdler née Beirnes, Death Registration 1986-09-013131 (Aug 29, 1986), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: Sarah Elizabeth Girdler née Beirness (sic). Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Girdler, S E.
  2. [S9982] Deaths: Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jul 5, 1983, Page 25, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Wilfred Clarence Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S7532] Deaths - Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Feb 13, 1951, Page 16, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Matilda Beirnes née Armstrong. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S9986] Deaths: Beirnes, Times Colonist, Victoria, British Columbia, Jun 20, 1951, Page 18, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John Harland Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Times Colonist.
  5. [S10257] Deaths: McFadyen, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 06 Oct 1977, Page 7, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Ada Viola McFadyen née Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Herbert Girdler1,2

M, #39542
Last Edited13 Aug 2019
     Herbert married Sarah Elizabeth Beirnes.1,2

Family

Sarah Elizabeth Beirnes b. 27 Jun 1890, d. 26 Aug 1986

Citations

  1. [S9982] Deaths: Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jul 5, 1983, Page 25, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Wilfred Clarence Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  2. [S9984] Sarah Elizabeth Girdler née Beirnes, Death Registration 1986-09-013131 (Aug 29, 1986), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: Sarah Elizabeth Girdler née Beirness (sic). Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Girdler, S E.

Netta Beirnes1

F, #39543, b. 28 March 1900
Father*John Ferris Beirnes2,1 b. 1863, d. 27 Aug 1950
Mother*Matilda Armstrong2,1 b. 1869, d. 12 Feb 1951
Last Edited19 Aug 2019
     Netta was born on 28 March 1900 in Muskoka District, Ontario, Canada, according to Ontario Birth Registration 025871, officially amended Apr 14, 1966.3
     Her name was recorded as Neeta Irene Beirnes on her birth registration (amended from Netta Iren Beirnes.)2
     In the obituary of Matilda Beirnes who died 12 February 1951, her daughter, Netta Fuller of Lovena, Saskatchewan, was listed as a survivor.4
     In the obituary of John Harland Beirnes who died 16 June 1951, his sister, Netta Fuller of Victoria, was listed as a survivor.5
     In the obituary of Ada Viola McFadyen who died 3 October 1977, her sister, Netta Amos of Victoria, was listed as a survivor.6
     In the obituary of Wilfred Clarence Beirnes who died 1 July 1983, his sister, Netta Amos of Victoria, was listed as a survivor.1

Census Data

     She appeared on the 1916 Census of Canadian Prairie Provinces Saskatchewan in the household of her parents, John Bernice (sic) and Matilda Bernice (sic).3

Citations

  1. [S9982] Deaths: Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jul 5, 1983, Page 25, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Wilfred Clarence Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  2. [S1443] Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913, online Ontario, Canada Births, Name:     Netta Irene Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as ON Births 1869-1913.
  3. [S10018] John Bernice (sic) household, June 1, 1916 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, various townships including towns of Asquith and Kinley Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page: 12; Family No: 120, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-21944.
  4. [S7532] Deaths - Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Feb 13, 1951, Page 16, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Matilda Beirnes née Armstrong. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  5. [S9986] Deaths: Beirnes, Times Colonist, Victoria, British Columbia, Jun 20, 1951, Page 18, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John Harland Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Times Colonist.
  6. [S10257] Deaths: McFadyen, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 06 Oct 1977, Page 7, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Ada Viola McFadyen née Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Velma Laurine Beirnes1

F, #39545, b. 25 May 1909, d. 29 December 1997
Father*John Ferris Beirnes2,3,1 b. 1863, d. 27 Aug 1950
Mother*Matilda Armstrong2,3,1 b. 1869, d. 12 Feb 1951
Last Edited4 Nov 2019
     Velma was born on 25 May 1909 in Juniata, Saskatchewan, Canada.3,1 Velma married Sigurd Valdemar Hultman in a double wedding with Wilfred Clarence Beirnes and Charlotte Hilda Caroline Wilkins on 26 January 1927 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at 822 Fourteenth Street.4,2,5,6
     She died on 29 December 1997 in Spruce Manor Special Care Home, Dalmeny, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 88.1
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Predeceased: Sigurd Hultman, John Beirnes and Mitilda (sic) Beirnes.1 Velma Laurine Beirnes was buried on 2 January 1998 in Crocus Vale Cemetery, Arelee district, RM of Eagle Creek No. 376, Saskatchewan, Canada.4,1
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatoon StarPhoenix 27 January 1927 :
HULTMAN--BEIRNES
BEIRNES--WILKINS
     An interesting double wedding took place Wednesday, January 26, at 822 Fourteenth Street, Saskatoon, when Sigurd Valdemar Hultman, of Perdue, and Miss Velma Laurine Beirnes, of Juniata were united in marriage, and at the same time Wilfred Clarence Beirnes, of Juniata, was married to Miss Charlotte Hilda Caroline Wilkins, of Asquith. The ceremony was performed by Dr. D. S. Dix.6

     In the obituary of Matilda Beirnes who died 12 February 1951, her daughter, Velma Hultman of Saskatoon, was listed as a survivor.7
     In the obituary of John Harland Beirnes who died 16 June 1951, his sister, Velma Hultman of Saskatoon, was listed as a survivor.8
     In the obituary of Ada Viola McFadyen who died 3 October 1977, her sister, Velma Hultman of Saskatoon, was listed as a survivor.9
     In the obituary of Wilfred Clarence Beirnes who died 1 July 1983, his sister, Velma Hultman of Saskatoon, was listed as a survivor.2

Census Data

     She appeared on the 1916 Census of Canadian Prairie Provinces Saskatchewan in the household of her parents, John Bernice (sic) and Matilda Bernice (sic).3

Family

Sigurd Valdemar Hultman b. 1907, d. 2 Mar 1997
Marriage*Velma married Sigurd Valdemar Hultman in a double wedding with Wilfred Clarence Beirnes and Charlotte Hilda Caroline Wilkins on 26 January 1927 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at 822 Fourteenth Street.4,2,5,6 

Citations

  1. [S10258] Deaths: Hultman, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 31 Dec 1997, Page 32, column2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Velma Laurine HULTMAN née Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  2. [S9982] Deaths: Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jul 5, 1983, Page 25, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Wilfred Clarence Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S10018] John Bernice (sic) household, June 1, 1916 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, various townships including towns of Asquith and Kinley Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page: 12; Family No: 120, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-21944.
  4. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Velma L. Hultman
         Grave marker transcription:
         HULTMAN
         VELMA L. 1909-1997
         Married Jan. 26, 1927
         Sigurd V. 1907-1997
         Ever Remembered, Ever Loved.
  5. [S10256] Anniversaries, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 17 Jan 1987, Page 39, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com,, 60th Anninvesary: Sigurd and Velma Hultman. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  6. [S10259] Midwinter Weddings: Hultman--Beirnes & Beirnes--Wilkins, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 27 Jan 1927, Page 7, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Double Wedding: Hultman--Beirnes & Beirnes--Wilkins. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  7. [S7532] Deaths - Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Feb 13, 1951, Page 16, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Matilda Beirnes née Armstrong. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  8. [S9986] Deaths: Beirnes, Times Colonist, Victoria, British Columbia, Jun 20, 1951, Page 18, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John Harland Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Times Colonist.
  9. [S10257] Deaths: McFadyen, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 06 Oct 1977, Page 7, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Ada Viola McFadyen née Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Sigurd Valdemar Hultman1

M, #39546, b. 1907, d. 2 March 1997
Father*Victor Hultman2
Mother*Clara (?)2
Last Edited4 Nov 2019
     Sigurd was born in 1907 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA.2,3 Sigurd married Velma Laurine Beirnes in a double wedding with Wilfred Clarence Beirnes and Charlotte Hilda Caroline Wilkins on 26 January 1927 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, at 822 Fourteenth Street.4,5,6,1
     He died on 2 March 1997 in Spruce Manor Special Care Home, Dalmeny, Saskatchewan, Canada.7,2 Sigurd Valdemar Hultman was buried on 5 March 1997 in Crocus Vale Cemetery, Arelee district, RM of Eagle Creek No. 376, Saskatchewan, Canada.3,2
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatoon StarPhoenix 27 January 1927 :
HULTMAN--BEIRNES
BEIRNES--WILKINS
     An interesting double wedding took place Wednesday, January 26, at 822 Fourteenth Street, Saskatoon, when Sigurd Valdemar Hultman, of Perdue, and Miss Velma Laurine Beirnes, of Juniata were united in marriage, and at the same time Wilfred Clarence Beirnes, of Juniata, was married to Miss Charlotte Hilda Caroline Wilkins, of Asquith. The ceremony was performed by Dr. D. S. Dix.1

     See the footnotes below for a link to his on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 4 March 1997 .2

     In the obituary of Velma Laurine Hultman who died 29 December 1997, her husband, Sigurd Hultman was listed as predeceased.7

Family

Velma Laurine Beirnes b. 25 May 1909, d. 29 Dec 1997
Marriage*Sigurd married Velma Laurine Beirnes in a double wedding with Wilfred Clarence Beirnes and Charlotte Hilda Caroline Wilkins on 26 January 1927 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, at 822 Fourteenth Street.4,5,6,1 

Citations

  1. [S10259] Midwinter Weddings: Hultman--Beirnes & Beirnes--Wilkins, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 27 Jan 1927, Page 7, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Double Wedding: Hultman--Beirnes & Beirnes--Wilkins. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  2. [S10260] Deaths: Hultman, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 04 Mar 1997, Page 28, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Sigurd Valdermar Hultman. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S4199] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Sigurd V.. Hultman
         Grave marker transcription:
         HULTMAN
         VELMA L. 1909-1997
         Married Jan. 26, 1927
         Sigurd V. 1907-1997
         Ever Remembered, Ever Loved.
  4. [S4199] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Velma L. Hultman
         Grave marker transcription:
         HULTMAN
         VELMA L. 1909-1997
         Married Jan. 26, 1927
         Sigurd V. 1907-1997
         Ever Remembered, Ever Loved.
  5. [S9982] Deaths: Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jul 5, 1983, Page 25, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Wilfred Clarence Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  6. [S10256] Anniversaries, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 17 Jan 1987, Page 39, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com,, 60th Anninvesary: Sigurd and Velma Hultman. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  7. [S10258] Deaths: Hultman, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 31 Dec 1997, Page 32, column2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Velma Laurine HULTMAN née Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Thomas Beirnes1

M, #39549
Father*John Ferris Beirnes2 b. 1863, d. 27 Aug 1950
Mother*Matilda Armstrong2 b. 1869, d. 12 Feb 1951
Last Edited13 Aug 2019
     In the obituary of Matilda Beirnes who died 12 February 1951, her son, Thomas Beirnes of Victoria, was listed as a survivor.3
     In the obituary of John Harland Beirnes who died 16 June 1951, his brother, Thomas Beirnes of Victoria, was listed as a survivor.4
     In the obituary of Wilfred Clarence Beirnes who died 1 July 1983, his brother, Tom Beirnes was listed as predeceased.2

Citations

  1. [S9985] (no title), Times Colonist, Victoria, British Columbia, May 14, 1949, Page 8, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Diamond Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. John F. Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Times Colonist.
  2. [S9982] Deaths: Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jul 5, 1983, Page 25, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Wilfred Clarence Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S7532] Deaths - Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Feb 13, 1951, Page 16, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Matilda Beirnes née Armstrong. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S9986] Deaths: Beirnes, Times Colonist, Victoria, British Columbia, Jun 20, 1951, Page 18, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John Harland Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Times Colonist.

Cecil Clair Beirnes1

M, #39550, b. circa 1902
Father*John Ferris Beirnes2,3 b. 1863, d. 27 Aug 1950
Mother*Matilda Armstrong2,3 b. 1869, d. 12 Feb 1951
Last Edited19 Aug 2019
     Cecil was born circa 1902 in Ontario, Canada.3
     In the obituary of Matilda Beirnes who died 12 February 1951, her son, Cecil Beirnes of Washington, was listed as a survivor.4
     In the obituary of John Harland Beirnes who died 16 June 1951, his brother, Cecil Beirnes of Anacortes, Washington, was listed as a survivor.5
     In the obituary of Wilfred Clarence Beirnes who died 1 July 1983, his brother, Cecil Beirnes was listed as predeceased.2

Census Data

     He appeared on the 1916 Census of Canadian Prairie Provinces Saskatchewan in the household of his parents, John Bernice (sic) and Matilda Bernice (sic).3

Citations

  1. [S10018] John Bernice (sic) household, June 1, 1916 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, various townships including towns of Asquith and Kinley Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page: 12; Family No: 120, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: T-21944, corrected to usual spelling of surname.
  2. [S9982] Deaths: Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jul 5, 1983, Page 25, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Wilfred Clarence Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  3. [S10018] June 1, 1916 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, various townships including towns of Asquith and Kinley Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page: 12; Family No: 120.
  4. [S7532] Deaths - Beirnes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, Feb 13, 1951, Page 16, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Matilda Beirnes née Armstrong. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  5. [S9986] Deaths: Beirnes, Times Colonist, Victoria, British Columbia, Jun 20, 1951, Page 18, column 1 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: John Harland Beirnes. Hereinafter cited as Times Colonist.

Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald1

M, #39554, b. 14 April 1893, d. 26 October 1917
Father*Patrick Fitzgerald2
Mother*Mary Leahy3
Last Edited21 Mar 2020
     Patrick was born on 14 April 1893 in Peterborough, Otonabee Twp., Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada.2
     He died on 26 October 1917 in Passchendaele, Belgium, at age 24.1 He was buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.1

Introductory Overview:
     Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald is not included in the Asquith and District Honour Roll for WWI.
Other comments:
     The Asquith history mentions a "Fitzgerald" teaching at Douglas Plain school, so this may be him. He enlisted in July 1916 at Asquith, and died at Passchendaele the following year.4
Canadian Military Service - WWI:
     Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald of Asquith began military service on 3 July 1916 at the age of 23 in Asquith, RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, Canada, joining the 196th Overseas Battalion, Western Universities.. He was a public school teacher with no previous military experience. He was described as being 5' 10" with a dark complexion, brown eyes and black hair. On his Attestation (enlistment) papers, he listed his next-of-kin as his father, Patrick Fitzgerald of R.R.#2, Indian River, Ontario. He was assigned regimental number 911049.2
     On 31 May 1917 he began service in France with the 46th Battaion, Canadian Infantry. He was gassed on or about August 23, 1917 and returned to duty the next day.2 Pte. Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald was killed in action on 26 October 1917 in Passchendaele, Belgium. During the infamous Battle of Passchendaele
End of Military Service section.1

Citations

  1. [S5603] Database search, Canada War Grave Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948 (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll">Private Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald (ancestry subscription required). Hereinafter cited as Circumstances of Casualty.
  2. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service File: Private Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  3. [S8177] Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Publisher: Veterans Affairs Canada), http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/, Canadian Virtual War Memorial - search page; "The Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM) is a registry to honour and remember the sacrifices of the more than 118,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who, since Confederation, have given their lives serving in uniform."; cited as "Canadian Virtual War Memorial., class="ext" href="https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/462758">Private Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald.
  4. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), P. 16: Douglas Plain School District No. 900. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.

Patrick Fitzgerald1

M, #39555
Last Edited13 Aug 2019
     Patrick married Mary Leahy.2

Family

Mary Leahy
Child

Citations

  1. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service File: Private Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  2. [S8177] Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Publisher: Veterans Affairs Canada), http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/, Canadian Virtual War Memorial - search page; "The Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM) is a registry to honour and remember the sacrifices of the more than 118,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who, since Confederation, have given their lives serving in uniform."; cited as "Canadian Virtual War Memorial., class="ext" href="https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/462758">Private Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald.

Mary Leahy1

F, #39556
Last Edited13 Aug 2019
     Mary married Patrick Fitzgerald.1

Family

Patrick Fitzgerald
Child

Citations

  1. [S8177] Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Publisher: Veterans Affairs Canada), http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/, Canadian Virtual War Memorial - search page; "The Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM) is a registry to honour and remember the sacrifices of the more than 118,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who, since Confederation, have given their lives serving in uniform."; cited as "Canadian Virtual War Memorial., class="ext" href="https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/462758">Private Patrick Joseph Fitzgerald.

Robert Ambrocius Jensen1

M, #39557, b. 1 August 1898, d. 28 March 1917
Father*Jens Christian Jensen1 b. 7 Mar 1875, d. 29 May 1950
Mother*Anna (?)1
Last Edited8 Mar 2020
     Robert was born on 1 August 1898 in Copenhagen, Denmark.2
     He died on 28 March 1917 at age 18.2 He was buried in Villers Station Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.1

Asquith and District Honour Roll:
     "! Jenson, Robert" of Asquith.
Commemorated on the Asquith Cemetery WWI Plaque:
     "R. Jensen"
Other comments:
     According to the Asquith history, Jens and Anna Jensen left Denmark in the early 1900's, emigrating to the U.S.A., where they settled in Wisconsin. Two sons, Robert and a younger brother, Axel came with them from Denmark. While in Wisconsin, three more children were born. In 1906 they came to Canada, settling in the Eagle Creek district. Eight more children were added to the family there. Their eldest son, Robert enlisted in 1916 and went overseas to France. He was killed in the trenches near Carency about 12 days before the Battle of Vimy idge.3,4
Canadian Military Service - WWI:
     Robert Jensen of Asquith began military service on 4 August 1916 at the age of 18 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, joining the 96th Battalion, Canadian Highlanders. He was an unmarried farmer with no previous military service. He was described as being 6' 1" with a fresh complexion, blue eyes and dark brown hair. On his Attestation (enlistment) papers, he listed his next-of-kin as his father, Jens Christian Jensen of Asquith. He was assigned regimental number 204900.2
     On 28 November 1916 He moved to France with the 47th Battalion.2 Pte. Robert Jensen was killed in action on 28 March 1917 in Pas de Calais, France. In the trenches near Carency
End of Military Service section.2

Citations

  1. [S8177] Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Publisher: Veterans Affairs Canada), http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/, Canadian Virtual War Memorial - search page; "The Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM) is a registry to honour and remember the sacrifices of the more than 118,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who, since Confederation, have given their lives serving in uniform."; cited as "Canadian Virtual War Memorial., class="ext" href="https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/59847">Private Robert Ambrocius Jensen.
  2. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service file: Robert Jensen. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  3. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 273f: Alex Reilly by Marie (Reilly) Comber. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  4. [S10061] Asquith Cemetery WWI Memorial Plaque Photo by C. Sehn, Facebook (unknown repository address), In response to my request, Chantelle Sehn posted photos of the WWI and WWII plaques on the Asquith Cemetery gates.

Jens Christian Jensen1

M, #39558, b. 7 March 1875, d. 29 May 1950
Last Edited14 Sep 2019
     Jens married Anna (?).2 Jens was born on 7 March 1875 in Copenhagen, Denmark.3
     He died on 29 May 1950 in Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, at age 75 according to BC Death Registration 1950-09-006350.3 He was buried on 2 June 1950 in Maple Ridge Cemetery, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.3

Family

Anna (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S309] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Service file: Robert Jensen. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  2. [S8177] Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Publisher: Veterans Affairs Canada), http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/, Canadian Virtual War Memorial - search page; "The Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM) is a registry to honour and remember the sacrifices of the more than 118,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who, since Confederation, have given their lives serving in uniform."; cited as "Canadian Virtual War Memorial., class="ext" href="https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/59847">Private Robert Ambrocius Jensen.
  3. [S10140] Jens Jensen, Death Registration 1950-09-006350 (7 Jun 1950), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: Jens Jensen. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Jensen, J.

Anna (?)1

F, #39559
Last Edited13 Aug 2019
     Anna married Jens Christian Jensen.1

Family

Jens Christian Jensen b. 7 Mar 1875, d. 29 May 1950
Child

Citations

  1. [S8177] Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Publisher: Veterans Affairs Canada), http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/, Canadian Virtual War Memorial - search page; "The Canadian Virtual War Memorial (CVWM) is a registry to honour and remember the sacrifices of the more than 118,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who, since Confederation, have given their lives serving in uniform."; cited as "Canadian Virtual War Memorial., class="ext" href="https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/59847">Private Robert Ambrocius Jensen.

Elizabeth Anne Edgar1

F, #39560, b. 1879 or 1880, d. 21 November 1960
Last Edited29 Aug 2019
     Elizabeth was born in 1879 or 1880 in Silksworth, Durham County, England.2,3 Elizabeth married William Lake between April 1901 and June 1901 in the Lancester registration district, England.4,2,5
     She died on 21 November 1960 in St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, according to BC Death Registration 1960-09-013989.1 The informant on her death registration was her daughter.1
     Elizabeth Anne Edgar was also known as Elizbaeth Edgar.6
     Elizabeth Anne Edgar, his wife, was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of William Lake Sr. who died 31 January 1939.7,8

Census Data

     Elizabeth A. appeared on the 1901 British Census of England, Durham County, in the household of William Lake, listed as a housekeeper domestic.3
     William Lake and Anne E appeared on the 1921 Canadian Census of RM of Eagle Creek No. 376, Saskatchewan, enumerated 1 June 1921. William was enumerated as a farmer. Their children Samuel, Edward and Albert were listed as living with them.2

Family

William Lake b. Jan 1859, d. 31 Jan 1939
Marriage*Elizabeth married William Lake between April 1901 and June 1901 in the Lancester registration district, England.4,2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S9991] Elizabeth Anne Lake née Edgar, Death Registration 1960-09-013989 (Nov 24, 1960), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration Image: Elizabeth Anne Lake née Edgar. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Lake, E A.
  2. [S9988] William Lake household, June 1, 1921 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Eagle Creek (municipality), Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Page 3; Family: 22, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  3. [S9992] William Lake household, March 31, 1901 U.K. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Craghead, Durham; Class: RG13; Piece: 4674; Folio: 19; Page: 30, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S7183] England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, online England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, William Lake & Elizabeth Ann Edgar. Hereinafter cited as England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915.
  5. [S10067] William Lake household, Jun 5, 1911 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Township 37, Saskatoon (rural), Saskatchewan; Page: 06; Family: 87, Library and Archives Canada (LAC).
  6. [S2710] EHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches, online eHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches, Samuel Lake. Hereinafter cited as eHealth Sask - Genealogy Index Searches.
  7. [S9993] Death of Oldtimer Shock to Asquith, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Feb 7, 1939, Page 13, column 8 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: William Lake, Sr.. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  8. [S9999] Asquith Pioneer Resident Passes, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Sasskatoon, Saskatchewan, Feb 2, 1939, Page 4, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: William Lake, Asquith Pioneer. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  9. [S2710] EHealth Sask - Genealogy Index Searches, online eHealth Saskatchewan - Genealogy Index Searches, Birth: Jane Elizabeth Lake.
  10. [S9989] Albert Lake, Death Registration 1983-09-014372 (Sep 15, 1983), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration Image: Albert Lake. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Lake, A.