Georgetown, British Columbia, Canada

Georgetown / Georgetown Mill

George Williscroft's sawmill was at Georgetown, alt: Georgetown Mill
6 miles south of Port Simpson (see map above)
which was named after him.
(see link below)

Georgetown Lake in map above, named after him as well.

George Williscroft, Sawmill Owner, Box Factory, Steamboat owner
George Williscroft
b- 1837 Smith Falls, Lanark, ON
d- Nov/Dec 1895
His executers were Charles Kent and R. H. Hall
I believe he owned the Schooner Nell
Both his parents were born in Ireland
He was married Apr 25, 1883 at Metlakatla BC
to Annie Williscroft, nee ?
had son Walter Williscroft, b- ca 1880 Georgetown BC
daughter Mary Anne Williscroft, b- ca 1882, Georgetown BC
son, William Williscroft, b- ca 1888, Georgetown BC

had a brother Walter Archer Williscroft
b- Smith Falls ON
who married Christina McKenzie
they had a son George Murdoch Williscroft
b- Apr 26, 1893, Georgetown BC
d- Dec 8, 1973, at Kootenay Lake Dist Hospital, Nelson BC, age 80
(more family tree info below)

See also Port Simpson page

External Links

Williscroft family tree

Georgetown mill history

the best history page for Georgetown is here
and no need for me to make one of my own.


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