Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Morris, Curtis Dexter[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1869 - 1950  (81 years)


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  • Name Morris, Curtis Dexter 
    Born 1869  Advocate Harbour, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Home Address/Year 1892  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    708 Cambie St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1893  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    59 Cordova St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1893  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    59 Cordova St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 13 Apr 1903  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bride: Ada E. Symans 
    Died 12 Oct 1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Association Straiton, Thomas Bell (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Person ID I682  Camera Workers | M, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Reported to have arrived in BC in 1889, he worked as a bookkeeper for the Hastings Mill. The 1892 listing showed him as a clerk in 1892 but no business address was given. He was a listed as a photographer with T.B. Straiton in 1893. He moved to the Selkirk Mountains and ran general stores at Rogers Pass and other locations, then moved to Quesnel. While living at Rogers Pass, he was married in Vancouver on 13 Apr 1903 to Ada E. Symans who lived in Vancouver. He retired in 1945. [7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S30] WIL92, (Victoria, B.C.: R.T. Williams, 1892) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S32] WIL93, Williams' B.C. Directory Co., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Printed by the Victoria Printing Company, 1893) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862. (Reliability: 3), 7 Aug 1893.
      Vancouver City Electoral District

    4. [S651] (Vancouver) Sun (Newspaper) (Reliability: 3), 26 Oct 1950.
      Obit. (no date of death given)

    5. [S817] MyHeritage.com (Web site) (Reliability: 2).
      URL: http://www.myheritage.com/names/evelyne_morris#

    6. [S652] BVIPA death registration index (Reliability: 3).
      Registration no. 1950-09-009276 (BC Archives microfilm reel no. B13206); digital facsimile URL (accessed 29 Jan 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1baefff2-17d2-4596-8440-f267142907c5

    7. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration (Reliability: 3).
      Registration no. 1903-09-049256 (BC Archives microfilm reel no. B11373); digital facsimile URL (accessed 29 Jan 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1baefff2-17d2-4596-8440-f267142907c5