Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Sylvis, Berlin Perry[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male 1882 - 1960  (77 years)


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  • Name Sylvis, Berlin Perry 
    Born 30 Jul 1882  Haneyville, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    • Also known as Haney Town.
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1914  South Fort George, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 23 Jun 1914  South Fort George, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Bride: Laura Belle Sherman 
    Business Address/Year 1921-1922, 1924  Prince George, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1 Feb1960  Ontario, Malheur, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Buried Evergreen Cemetery, Ontario, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Association Prince George Photo Studio (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1486  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked in Prince George between 1914 and at least 1924. After he left photography he became a jeweler and watchmaker. At the time of his marriage in 1914 he gave his residence as South Fort George and his occupation as photographer. His first wife died in Prince on 24 Jan 1927.
      On 12 Sep 1918 while working for the Humble Oil Company in Humble, TX, he registered for the United States draft.
      In 1942, while living at Rose Lodge in Lincoln, OR, he registered for the World War Two draft. [14]

  • Sources 
    1. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918", URL (accessed 11 Jan 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZX6-QTD

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1924.
      Prince George

    3. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      Fort George, South Fort George and Prince George: not listed

    4. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919).
      Fort George, Prince George and South Fort George: not listed

    5. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920).
      Fort George, Prince George and South Fort George: not listed

    6. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921).
      Fort George, Prince George and South Fort George: not listed

    7. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 604.
      Prince George: Sylvis B P prop Prince George Photo Studio

    8. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923).
      Fort George, Prince George and South Fort George: not listed

    9. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924).
      Fort George, Prince George and South Fort George: not listed

    10. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 274.
      Prince George: Sylvis B P jewlr and wchmkr

    11. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1914-09-153454 (microfilm B11385); digital facsimile URL (accessed 11 Jan 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1a8e0b3f-4139-4327-8e2d-457631af37b4

    12. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site).
      Buried with his second wife; his first wife, who died in 1927, is buried in Prince George
      URL (accessed 11 Jan 2020): https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/28513711

    13. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998," URL (accessed 11 Jan 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZH8-Y69

    14. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Person: Laura Belle Sylvis
      Registration no. 1927-09-394291 (microfilm B13132)