Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Mee, Elbert Augustus[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1875 - 1937  (61 years)


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  • Name Mee, Elbert Augustus 
    • VARIANT NAME: Mee, George.
    Born 8 Sep 1875  Lowell, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1911  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 3 Sep 1912  Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Bride: Emma Willoughby 
    Business Address/Year 1918  Taft, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 1 Aug 1937  Bakersfield, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Buried Union Cemetery, Bakersfield, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Association Mee Studio (Relationship: Proprietor?) 
    Person ID I1505  Camera Workers | M, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2020 

  • Documents
    News item about E.A. Mee assuming management of W.S. Forsythe's studio, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 8 Feb 1911, p. 4.
    News item about E.A. Mee assuming management of W.S. Forsythe's studio, Chilliwack Progress, 8 Feb 1911, p. 4.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the 1911 Canada census, he immigrated in 1910; L.F. Croft was a lodger with Mee and his wife. While he put his name on the Mee Studio, it was operated by L.F. Croft.
      He was living in Taft, CA, and working as a photographer when he registered for the United States World War One draft.

  • Sources 
    1. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    2. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 1445.
      Chilliwack: Mee George photographer

    3. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    4. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    5. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939Z-BJRV-M

    6. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site).
      URL (accessed 4 Feb 2020): https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/126603108

    7. [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 4 Feb 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-91SL-Y6W

    8. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "California Death Index, 1905-1939," URL (accessed 4 Feb 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-81SL-2ML