Lewis Alfred Elliott
M, #82, b. 11 August 1876, d. 19 December 1963
|Father*||George W. Elliott|
Lewis Alfred Elliott was born on Friday, 11 August 1876 at Sheffield, England, according to his death registration. The 1901 census as the year as 1877. He immigrated circa 1886 to Canada. Lewis and Ella Carmoody, daughter of Byron Carmoody and Matilda LaBallister, were married by Reverend Charles E. Manning on Monday, 1 August 1898 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. She was 18, living in Toronto, spinster, Methodist. He was 21, living in Toronto, bachelor, teamster, Methodist. John W. Carter and Jane Carter witnessed the marriage. He appeared in the household of John W. Carter on the census of April 1901 at Ward 5, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He is recorded as: Elliott Louis E, male, white, head, married, born Aug 11, 1877 in England, immigration 1886, not naturalized, of English origin, Canadian nationality, Church of England, Printer, employee, working in factory, 12 months employed, $300 wages earned, can read, write and speak English, mother tongue English. He began military service on 11 November 1917 at New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, by signing an Officer's Delcaration Paper for the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force. Details included: Unit No. Xl Casualty Unit, Rank Capt, present address 12 Granville Street, New Westminster. Next of kin was wife Ella Elliott of above address. Profession of printer, Presbyterian religion. Belonged to the 72'nd Regiment, Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. Willing to serve over-seas. He was examined November 5, 1918 and considered fit to serve for duty in Canada Category C3. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 22 June 1921 at 1746 25'th Ave. E, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was enumerated as: Elliot, Lewis, owns a 5 room wooden house, head, male, married, age 45, born England, both parents born England, immigrated in 1896, Canadian, of English origin, speaks English, does not speak French, Anglican, able to read and write, working as a printer jobman, earned $1,050. Ella Elliott, Frank Carlyle Elliott and Dorothy Lillian Jane Elliott also appeared in the household. Lewis and Ella Elliott were visitors of James LeBallister during the Christmas Season, December 1936, and it was reported in the Gridley Herald. An image of the newspaper article can be found here. Lewis died on Thursday, 19 December 1963 at Melrose Park Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, at age 87 years, 4 months and 8 days of Terminal Pneumonia and Arterioscleric Heart Disease. The informant was his daughter Dorothy L Irwin, 2122 8'th Ave., New Westminster. Dr. G. S. Gill witnessed the death. He was buried on Monday, 23 December 1963 at the Forest Lawn Cemetery, Lot 418, Graves 5,6,7, Normandy Section, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. He was a member of the United Services Institute; Honorary member of the Composite Chapter No. 24, Masonic Lodge, and Honorary life member of the B.C. Teachers Federation.