Charles William LeBannister

M, #291, b. 16 June 1874, d. 17 August 1932
Father*John George LaBallister b. 25 Dec 1854, d. 30 Jan 1935
Mother*Maria Elizabeth Hattie b. Jun 1854, d. 19 Feb 1928
Charles William LeBannister was also known as William Charles LaBallister. He was born on Tuesday, 16 June 1874 at 26 Nassau Street, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. This is a delayed birth registration, filed on August 24 1932, (after his death), at Toronto. It was signed by his father John, under the surname of Bannister. It is interesting to note John's flowing script, considering he signed Alfred's delayed birth registration 3 months later with an X. Charles used the surname of LeBannister until his death. He appeared in the household of John George LaBallister on the census of April 1881 at St. Patrick's Ward, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Labillister, Charles, male age 4 (?), born in Ontario, Latter Day Saints Religion, of French origin. He appeared in the household of John George LaBallister on the census of 24 April 1891 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: LaBallister, Charles, male, 14, son, born Ontario, father born Ontario, mother born England, Methodist, able to read and write. He appeared in the household of John George LaBallister on the census of April 1901 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: Bannester, Charles, male, white, son, single, born June 16 1877 in Ontario, age 23, of English origin, Canadian, Latter Day Saint, painter, worked for 12 months, earned $300, able to read, write and speak English. Charles and Ellen McLeod, daughter of John J. McLeod and Margaret McGregor, were married by Reverend M.C. Cameron on Sunday, 20 September 1903 at Ivanhoe, 9'th Concession, Minto Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada. And both were listed as being single. His name was recorded as Bannister, William C., and hers was McLeod, Helen. His occupation was a decorator and they were both Presbyterians. Sidney Turns and Cassie McLeod witnessed the marriage. He appeared in the household of John George LaBallister on the census of 2 June 1911 at 213 Major, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Laballister, Charles, male, son, married, born June 1876 in Ontario, age 34, of English origin, Canadian, Presbyterian, gardner, jobber, worked for 52 weeks, 60 hours per week, earned $1000, able to read, write and speak English. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 13 June 1911 at 333 Albany Ave., Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: Bannister, Charles, male, head, married, born June 1872 in Ontario, age 38, of English origin, Canadian, Presbyterian, employed as a gardner at persons houses, worked for 50 weeks, 50 hours per week, earned $550, paid $.25 per hour, has insurance of $500 costing $19, able to read, write and speak English. Ellen LeBannister, John Charles LeBannister and Margaret Helen LeBannister also appeared in the household. Charles died on Wednesday, 17 August 1932 at Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 58 years, 2 months and 1 day of Shock, Laceration of Brain, Haemoplegia, due to an accidental fall from a ladder. An image of the newspaper article can be found here.. Ellen LeBannister was listed as the informant. Coroner, Dr. J. P. F. Williams was the attending physician. He was buried on Friday, 19 August 1932 at Prospect Cemetery, Section 19, Lot 561, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, and the owner of the burial plot was Mrs. Ethel LeBannister, 333 Albany Ave, Toronto.

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Ellen McLeod b. 19 Oct 1881, d. 4 Sep 1966
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