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Mrs. W.A. Strutt, Annie Strutt nee Annie Beck
23 May 1883 Sweden - 19 July 1909 Revelstoke.

Appendicitis and obstruction of the bowels, 1 week. Annie immigrated in 1899; the 1901 Census Calgary finds Annie Beck working as a domestic for Walter Blanchard, hotel keeper.

On the 9th of December 1902, at Calgary, she was married to William Ashby Strutt, "Billy" Strutt ( 26 Dec1872 Kensington England --- 30 August 1933 Vancouver, B.C.) he was a miner,prospector, rancher, later butcher, and was the Mining Recorder at Beaton 1913-1918, he replaced Benjamin Drew, and W.A. Strutt was himself replaced by Frances Imogene Fraser in 1918.

William Ashby Strutt and Annie Beck** had at least three children:

William Otto Strutt 12 March 1905 Beaton, B.C. - 18 May 1913 Revelstoke. whooping cough.

Grant Orrin Strutt 29 June 1908 Beaton - 15 June 1964.

Mary Annie Strutt born April 1907 (1908) married on the 4th of January 1930 Los Angeles, to Roderick Evans

On 25 July 1910 W.A. Strutt married Florence Louise Taylor (Nov 1870-?)
this relationship appears to have not lasted very long,
since W.A. Strutt married 15 July 1912 Amelia Harriet Clegg (1878 Beaton -1961)
they had at least one child: William Albert Strutt (1916-1990)

Strutt Peak is named after the family since W.A. Strutt had a long association with Beaton, and the area in general.

Lawrence O'Brien 16 May 1832 Queen's County, Ireland 12 May 1902, Trout Lake City.
The marker appears to read 12 March 1908.
Immigrated to Canada in 1897; Lawrence was a miner and rancher.

1901 Census, Trout Lake City: Married to: Bridget Flood 15 August 1851 (1856)- 25 September 1926 St. Paul's hospital, Vancouver. At the time of her death she was living with her daughter Mary Ellen O'Brien, Mary Ellen Copp

Two daughters:
Anna Elizabeth O'Brien, Anna Elizabeth McIntosh 5 June1880 Michigan, USA - 25 June 1915, bur. Mountain View cemetery, Vancouver. Anna was married to, Donald Angus McIntosh (1879-1960)

Mary Ellen Copp,Mary Ellen O'Brien 9 June 1884 Borman, Montana, USA - 6 March 1966 St. Paul's hospital, Vancouver, B.C. bur. Mountain View cemetery, Vancouver. She was married to Charles Leslie Copp (1870-1948)

NOTE: No death certificate, no mention in the newspapers of the area either, he may have died elsewhere.

Alexander Laing, Alex Laing 30 August 1872 Aberdeenshire, Scotland - 27 November 1904 at the Silver Cup mine near Ferguson.
Alex was a miner, and was crushed by falling rocks.
He had immigrated to Canada in 1900.
The 1901 Census finds him living at Ferguson, B.C.

Walter Taylor May 1874 England - 10 January 1912 Ferguson, B.C.

Ore sorter, former British soldier. Walter had lived for four years at Ferguson, with his wife, Frances Taylor (b. February 1876- ? )
His father: Thomas Taylor, Southerham, Wiltshire, England. Walter died near Ferguson from a fractured skull.
The 1911 Census, captures them living at Ferguson, they both immigrated in 1908.

John Doherty 1868 Ireland - 8 March 1900 Trout Lake City.
Miner. accidental injury to spine. Thought to be first burial in the Trout Lake cemetery.

1900 March 14 The Lardeau Eagle

The Demise of John Doherty

John Doherty succumbed to his injuries, received while at work on February 28th in the Nettie L. Mine, this morning. such was the sad news conveyed to Fergusonians on Friday morning. Everything in man and money's power was done to ave him, but the shock was fatal as the poor suffering man seemed to realize. the expressions of sympathy and bereavement were many and haertfelt. Mr. Doherty had not an enemy in the camp, and was respected by all.
All the miners at the Nettie L. laid off as soon as the word reached them, to attend the funeral of their late foreman, who was thought the world of by all his comrades. He was a man among men, whose honest and upright qualities endeared him not only to his immediate comrades, but to everyone in the camp.
He was at all times respected and loved by his many social and business acquaintances and friends, and his untimely death is deeply regretted by all. The EAGLE can only extend its sincere sympathy to his poor old lone mother in Ireland in her sad loss, and may peace that passeth all knwledge and understanding be with and sustain her in this sad afflication. His death has created a void in this camp which the long lapse of time can alone efface.
The funeral, the first in the district, took place at 10 a.m. on Saturday from the residence of Frank Thomas Abey(1875-1947) at Trout Lake, when nearly everyone in the camp paid their respects by following the remains to their last resting place, Rev. Father Thayer of Revelstoke, conducting the burial rites.

NOTE: F.T. Abey was the druggist at Trout Lake City. The mine is commonly known as the Nettie L. mine, but really it is the Nettie Lee Mine.

Wow, unbelievable how a river can be cleaned within a city. Wonderful!!! Here in Brazil, the rivers are used for storage of sewage and garbage, revolting.

Production of a nonchalant wayside bear. It is lovely.

Green is beautiful.LIKE

'Gateway' almost looks like walking.birds flying in the lower right?like

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