[[people:gillam:edward_1863]]

Edward Gillam

  • b- Dec 1863 , St. George's Bay, Newfoundland
  • d- May 3, 1929 , at sea, near Tofino, age 65 He died on board the SS Princess Norah, nearing Tofino.
  • Buried in Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria BC
  • First Command, Steamer Tees, then the “SS Marquinna”, before the “SS Princess Norah”.
  • Left his home about 35 years before he died.
  • 1901 he was on a ship in Victoria, as 2nd mate, Master of the same ship was Otto Bucholtz.
  • Father- Charles Gillam
    • b- England
  • Mother- Mary Gillam, nee ?
    • b- England
  • Married Betty Buchholtz, Mar 30, 1904, in Victoria BC
    • b- ca 1870, Swinemuende, Germany, age 34 when married, age 51 in 1921
    • d- May 3, 1937 in Victoria, age 68
    • Immigrated in 1897 per 1921 census
    • shown as a dressmaker in 1903 in Victoria
    • daughter of Carl Buchholtz and Minna Kiehn
  • they had 3 daughters and a son.
  • Last modified: 2016/11/04 19:44
  • by agent76