PR- Funeral Directors

Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada

Funeral Directors in Prince Rupert

F. W. Hart & Co. (1910)
corner 2nd ave. and 6th st.

Frank William Hart
b- 1857, Galesburg, Knox Co., IL, USA, age 33 in 1889
d- May 4, 1935 in Prince Rupert, age 78
buried in Fairview Cemetery, Prince Rupert

Went from Illinois to Washington State, Then came to Canada in 1885

Furniture Dealer in Vancouver
Became a Funeral Director in Vancouver, and he even had the First Hearse there.
Opened the First Theatre in Vancouver, “Hart's Opera House”

Went to Dawson City during gold rush days, before settling in Prince Rupert.

He was also a Furniture Dealer in Prince Rupert, owning the “The Big Furniture Store” same location.

son of John Hart and Anna Marguerita Anderson

married (1) Josephine Crawford, June 20, 1889, in Vancouver
b- Mar 17, 1858, Halton Co., ON, age 27 in 1889
d- Mar 2, 1913 in Victoria, age 55
buried in Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria
daughter of George C. Crawford and Rebecca Murray

married (2) Amelia Emmeline Ferguson, nee Campbell, Mar 21, 1917, in Vancouver
b- May 3, 1865, in ON
d- Mar 15, 1949 in Vancouver
buried in Prince Rupert
daughter of Robert Campbell, and Esther Crawford

Hayner Bros.
1910- 710 3rd Ave.
3rd Ave, near 5th st.
shown in business in 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940

1925 address shown as 31 Grenville court

They had 5 rooms.

They also operated a Furniture Store in Rupert, same location

1920- Hayner Bros. undertakers, shown at Fraser st. Prince Rupert

William Charles Hayner
b- Nov 1868 in USA
d- Nov 4, 1941 in Hazelton BC, age 72
buried in Fairview Cemetery, Prince Rupert

1938 Charles shown as a sawmill worker Copper River, BC

William married Ethel Hayner, nee ?
b- July 1879 in USA
d- aft 1938
both immigrated in 1910

Robert Hayner
b- in USA

1901 Robert was living in Nome Alaska

Most of the directories only show William as the operator.
Very little information can be found on these fellows.

BC Undertakers & Embalmers
1920- Parlors on 2nd st

1930 and 1940- 117 2nd st.
1930 and 1940-
Frank Morris, Manager
b- 1887, Wales, age 34 in 1921
d- Feb 28, 1945 in Prince Rupert
buried in Fairview Cemetery, Prince Rupert
son of Jacob Morris and Eva Roberts
married Emily Pryce Roberts, June 8, 1912 in Vancouver BC
b- Mar 10, 1881, Denbigh, Wales
d- Mar 19, 1971 in Nanaimo BC, age 90
Immigrated ca 1911
daughter of John Roberts and Elizabeth Pryce

1950- shown at Grenville Court, Fraser St.
John Hamilton Ferguson
Hugh Alexander Ferguson

1955- 711 Grenville Court
Arthur Ernest Ferguson
b- Sept 9, 1882 in Meaford ON
d- Feb 3, 1957 in Prince Rupert
son of Hugh Ferguson and Sarah Free
Arthur was the father of the other Fergusons shown here
but all enter Privacy issues so will leave them alone..

Hugh Alexander Ferguson

Ferguson Funeral Home Ltd
1955- 500 McBride St.

John Hamilton Ferguson


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