James Alfred Anderson (1881 - 1981)

Born: 1881 (May 6) Rotherhithe, London
Died: 1981 (Jan 11) Haney, British Columbia

Family Relationships

Parents:
James Anderson (1843 - 1931)
Sarah Selina Yaxley (1844 - 1925)

Marriages:
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Siblings:
Phoebe Selina Anderson (1871 - 1960)
Jane Elizabeth Anderson (1873 - 1945)
Edward Thomas Anderson (1878 - 1960)
Amy Louisa Anderson (1879 - 1970)
Frank Albert Anderson (1883 - 1963)
Grace Adelaide Anderson (1886 - 1969)
Sydney Edgar Anderson (1890 - 1976)
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Children:
None


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Known History

Born at 62 Westlake Rd, Rotherhithe, London
Living with parents in Westlake Rd at 1891 census

Served an apprenticeship in electrical engineering

Enlisted in the Imperial Yeomanry 1901 (Mar 8)
  (serving in South Africa during the Boer War)

Emigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1905 (Feb 9)
Operated a machine shop in Toronto until 1910

Worked as an electrician in west USA and Canada
(living in Victoria, British Columbia at 1921 census)

Married 1932 (Oct 27) Ryerson United Church
    in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    to Maude Harmon Davis (1889 - 1970)

They later lived in Boston Bar, British Columbia
  (where they owned a café and petrol station)

Spouse

Maude Harmon Davis:
  - born 1889 (Dec 11) Kamloops, BC, Canada
    (parents Archibald Davis & Alice Maude Harmon)
  - with parents in Kamloops, BC at 1891 census
  - with parents in Vancouver at 1901/1911 census
  - with mother in Vancouver, BC at 1921 census
  - worked as a hairdresser, then as a manageress
  - died 1970 (Oct 15) Burnaby, BC, Canada