Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Embury, John James[1, 2]

Male 1889 - 1985  (96 years)


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  • Name Embury, John James 
    Born 19 Jan 1889  Stratford, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 10 Jul 1912  Stratford, ON Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bride: Margaret May Mann 
    Died 4 Nov 1985  Mission, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cremated 6 Nov 1985  Hatzic Crematorium, Mission, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1145  Camera Workers | E, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to his Legacy Family Tree Services page:

      He worked his way across Canada taking pictures of farms etc., and finally settled in Kamloops B.C. in 1919. He worked for Taylors Book Store on Victoria Street south. Started his own photography business in 1920 out of his home at 638 Victoria Street, and then moved the business to the 200 block Victoria Street. John sold the business in 1947. He sold Watkins Products for a number of years out of his home at 992 Nicola St. Kamloops. After his wife Margaret's death, John moved to Vancouver in 1956 where he and his brother Leonard shared a home. John enjoyed playing crib and going to the horse races. In July 1980, after Leonard's death, he moved into Pleasant View Home in Mission B.C.

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1920, 1924.
      Kamloops; not list in 1928

    2. [S1006] Anderson (2016), James C. Anderson, (J.C. Anderson, 2001-2016), 4 Dec 2017.
      John James Embury
      URL (accessed 4 Dec 2017): http://www.legacyfamilytree.ca/Thompson/20.htm

    3. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1985-09-018590 (microfilm B16576); digital facsimile URL (accessed 4 Dec 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1e9fd079-0631-4a9a-ad99-f1c2b2903171