Louis Martin

  • b- May 5, 1874 , Chicoutimi, Quebec
  • d- Wed, Apr 26, 1933, 3:25 am , Terrace

First owner of the Philbert Hotel in Terrace, BC.

  • 1901 he was on the steamer “Canadian”,

in the Yukon, shown as:

  • age 27,
  • born in Quebec,
  • a placer miner.

Was sick with Yellow Jaundice before he died

Had a wife that lived in Vancouver Had brothers that lived in Quebec

Went to the Klondike Gold Rush

Bought the Philbert Hotel, 3 1/2 yrs earlier, than he died, ca 1929

He was in the Hotel business in Prince Rupert, and also Vancouver, prior to coming to Terrace.

Louis served overseas in WWI, in France as an interpreter at one point, I can't find his War Service Record online.

His father was a Hotel Keeper as well, in Chicoutimi in 1881,

  • Father- Vincent “Madoe” Martin, age 41 in 1881, b- Oct 20, 1837
  • Mother- Eliza Flavie Martin, nee Rasene, age 37, b- Aug 24, 1853
    • brother- Henri Martin, age 8, b- Feb 1, 1874
    • brother- George Martin, age 5, b- Feb 26, 1877
    • brother- Madoe Martin (jr), age 3, b- Apr 11, 1878
    • Louis shown age 7, in 1881
      • all born in Quebec
      • all in same place in 1891, 1901
  • Last modified: 2017/05/27 13:40
  • by agent76