See also

Family of Henry William Robert ABEL and Laura Elsie HURD

Husband: Henry William Robert ABEL (1875-1965)
Wife: Laura Elsie HURD (1882-1965)
Children: Elsie Laura ABEL (1911-1986)
Lettie Clara ABEL (1917-2010)
Ethel Beatrice ABEL (1919-bef1999)
Henry William ABEL (1924-1944)
Marriage 14 Aug 1910 Gleichen, Alberta

Husband: Henry William Robert ABEL

Name: Henry William Robert ABEL
Sex: Male
Father: Henry ABEL (1849-1889)
Mother: Elizabeth SPAIN (1849-1913)
Birth 14 Sep 1875 Charlton
Death 13 Dec 1965 (age 90) Vancouver

Wife: Laura Elsie HURD

Name: Laura Elsie HURD
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 3 Sep 1882 Otley
Death 19 Nov 1965 (age 83) Vancouver

Child 1: Elsie Laura ABEL

Name: Elsie Laura ABEL
Sex: Female
Birth 23 Jun 1911 Gleichen, Alberta
Death 9 Oct 1986 (age 75) North Vancouver
Occupation telephone operator

Child 2: Lettie Clara ABEL

Name: Lettie Clara ABEL
Sex: Female
Birth 1 Feb 1917 Vancouver
Death 2010 (age 92-93) Surrey, BC

Child 3: Ethel Beatrice ABEL

Name: Ethel Beatrice ABEL
Sex: Female
Birth 1919 Vancouver
Death btw 1990 and 1999 (age 70-80) Chilliwack, BC

Child 4: Henry William ABEL

Name: Henry William ABEL
Sex: Male
Birth 18 Aug 1924 Vancouver
Death 16 Jul 1944 (age 19) France
Occupation soldier

Additional Information

Death Buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Calvados.

Note on Husband: Henry William Robert ABEL (1)

free BMD/census 1881/Roger Burrows

Note on Husband: Henry William Robert ABEL (2)

Occupations: 1895, pawnbroker’s assistant

1896-1908, British Army (South Africa (seige of Ladysmith), India incl. medals

1909, to Canada on “Empress of Britain”, CPR to Gleichen, Alberta

1909-1910, applied for homestead land in Alberta (not completed?)

1910 (married), worked on Indian Reserve school, and for Canadian Pacific Railway

1912, Goldhill, BC

1913-1916, to Kaslo, worked on railway and at Blue Bell mine, Riondel (commuted)

1916, Fall, to Vancouver, streetcar motorman for BC Electric Railway (until 1917 strike)

c1917-1920s, Coghlans Shipyard, Britannia Mines

c1925, CPR Pier B-C construction

1920s and 1930s, Nippewan, Saskatchewan, Anyox,

1930s, unemployed during depression,

1940s, farmer (5 acres) Townline Road, Surrey, BC

1940s, watchman, BC Government, Green Timbers

Note on Husband: Henry William Robert ABEL (3)

Residences: 1916, 855 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC

191x to 1965, 2087 Princess Street, later 2603 Duke Street, Vancouver, BC

1940s to early 1950s, also at Townline Road, Surrey, BC, 5 acres

Note on Wife: Laura Elsie HURD

source Roger Burrows