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Re: Richard Robb and Elsie Ann Hicks
Posted by: Kathleen Burgar (ID *****1714) Date: April 15, 2007 at 18:24:42
In Reply to: Richard Robb and Elsie Ann Hicks by Alan Fish of 2043

1911 census of BC says Richard Robb was born Scotland in November 1857 and immigrated in 1882, Presbyterian, nationality Canadian and had $1000 of insurance. Farmer with Matsqui address
Robb Richard M Head M Nov 1857 53 Scotland
Robb Elsie Ann F Wife M May 1875 36 Ontario
Robb Maggie M Daughter S Feb 1895 16 BC
Robb Elsie F Daughter S May 1897 14 BC
Robb George S. M Son S Jan 1899 12 BC
Robb Charles M Son S Feb 1904 8 1 BC
Robb Arthur M Son S Feb 1908 3 BC

their marriage cert should give Richards fathers name and then you could look him up in the scottish census, some of which are available on line

1901 census

Robb Richard M Head M Nov 15 1859 41 Scotland, Presby

Robb A. Elsie F Wife M May 7 1875 25 Ontario, Methodist, German ancestry

Robb A. Margaret F Daughter S Feb 21 1895 6

Robb E. Elsie F Daughter S May 20 1897 3

Robb G. Simeon M Son S Dec 21 1899 1

probaly your Richard in BC archives
Richard Robb
Place Vancouver
Reg. Number: 1941-09-584590
Date:1941 1 1 (Yr/Mo/Day)
Microfilm #:B13170 (GSU # 1953630)

Vital Event Death Registration

       Name: Elsie Ann Robb

       Event Date: 1957 7 2 (Yr/Mo/Day)
       Age: 81
       Gender: female
       Event Place: Vancouver
       Reg. Number: 1957-09-007568
       B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B13233
       GSU Microfilm Number: 2033183

Vital Event Death Registration--Possilble

       Name: Charles Richard Robb

       Event Date: 1934 2 6 (Yr/Mo/Day)
       Age: 30
       Gender: male
       Event Place: Tranquille
       Reg. Number: 1934-09-495297
       B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B13152
       GSU Microfilm Number: 1952858

Vital Event Marriage Registration

       Groom Name: William Owen Clarkson
       Bride Name: Margaret Alice Robb

       Event Date: 1922 3 22 (Yr/Mo/Day)
       Event Place: Vancouver

       Reg. Number: 1922-09-245757
       B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B13743
       GSU Microfilm Number: 2074225

Vital Event Marriage Registration

       Groom Name: Horace John Billis
       Bride Name: Elsie Ella Robb

       Event Date: 1919 11 5 (Yr/Mo/Day)
       Event Place: Vancouver

       Reg. Number: 1919-09-200349
       B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B11390
       GSU Microfilm Number: 1984111

a possible marriage...Arthur Leonard Robb to Helen Bernice Sweeney March 10 1930 Arthur died 6 May 1972
No marriage for sure for George or Charles

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