Susannah Young Gilchrist

ID# 5013, (30 Jan 1877 - 9 Feb 1962)


Susannah Young Gilchrist was born on 30 Jan 1877 at 27 Possil road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

Susannah Young Gilchrist
At 4:45 PM
Parents: Allan Gilchrist, Stone Carver Journeyman & Susannah Wemyss
Married: 1876 April 28th Glasgow

Susannah Gilchrist, Mother was the informant on the certificate.1,2

She was the daughter of Allan Gilchrist and Susannah Wemyss.

Susannah appeared on the 1881 Census of 3 Apr 1881 at 3 Shaplesbury Buildings, Govan Church, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
WEMYSS John, Head, 47, Engine Fitter
WEMYSS Christina, Wife, 38,
WEMYSS Stuart, Son, 27
WEMYSS Archibald, Son, 14
GILCHRIST Susannah, Grandaughter, 4, Glasgow.3



Susannah appeared on the 1891 Census of 5 Apr 1891 201 Paisley Road, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland ;
WEMYSS John, Head, 51, Engine Fitter, Buckhaven, Fifeshire
WEMYSS Christina, Wife, 48, Buckhaven, Fifeshire
GILCHRIST Susanna Young, 14, Grandchild,Dressmakers Apprentice, Glasgow
THOMSON John, Lodger, 23, Flour Miller.4


As of 7 Feb 1901,her married name was Crawford.

Susannah Young Gilchrist married Thomas Crawford on 7 Feb 1901 at 201 Paisley Road West, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland ,

After Banns, according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland

Thomas Crawford, Marine Engineer (Widower), aged 35
Res: 136 Lambhill Street, Govan
Parents: Thomas Crawford, Blacksmith (dec) & Jane Finlay (dec)

Susanna Y Gilchrist, Dressmaker (Spinster) aged 24
Res: 201 Paisley Road, West Govan
Parents: Allan Gilchrist, Sculptor (dec) & Susanna Wemyss (dec)

Witnesses: John Bennett & Jeanie Colinton.1,5



As of 1901,Susannah Young Gilchrist was also known as Susan Crawford.



Susan appeared on the 1901 Census of 31 Mar 1901 at Govan, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire, also listed in the household was Thomas ;
WEMYSS John, Head, 66, Engineer- Fitter, Buckhave, Fifeshire
WEMYSS Chris, Wife, 59, Buckhave, Fifeshire
CRAWFORD Susan, Dau, 24, Glasgow
CRAWFORD Thomas, Son in Law, 35, Marine Engineer, Glasgow.6



Susannah appeared on the 1911 Census of 2 Apr 1911 at Govan, Lanarkshire, Lanarkshire;
WEMYSS John, Head, 77, Widower, Engine Fitter, Bothaven Fife
CRAWFORD Susannah, Grand Dau, 30, Widow, Glasgow Lanark

(This is in the same building and next door to Marjory & Robert Paterson - John Innes's mother.)7



Susannah Young Crawford immigrated on 23 May 1914 from Glasgow via the "Grampian" to Montreal & Quebec

Grampian sailed from Glasgow 23 May 1914 for Montreal and Quebec Canada
Arrived in Quebec 1 June 1914

11026 CRAWFORD Susanna, Steerage, Montreal, Housewife, 34, Scotland

Arrival Details:
11026 CRAWFORD Susanna, 34, TO BE MARRIED to John W Innes, Clerk, her status W (Widow), Scotland, to Ponoka, HWife, Presbyterian. CPR.8


As of 5 Jun 1914,her married name was Innes.

Susannah Young Gilchrist married John Whyte Innes, son of George Innes and Marjory Whyte, on 5 Jun 1914 at Calgary, Alberta, Canada,

Innes - Gilchrist
the wedding took place last evening at Knox Church Manse by the Rev.J A Clark of Mrs Susanna Gilchrist, formerly of Glasgow, Scotland and Mr John White Innes of Ponoka.
The groomsman and matron of honor were Mr and Mrs Archibald Macdonald of this city. Mr and Mrs Innes left by the evening train for Ponoka, where they will reside.9



As of c 1914,Susannah Young Gilchrist was also known as Susan Innes.



Susan appeared on the 1916 Canadian Census of 1916 at Asylum, Strathcona, Alberta, Canada;
INNES Susan, Servant, F, M, 34, Scotland, Presbyterian, to Canada in 1914, Canadian, Scotch, English Yes, Other lang No, Read and Write Yes, Nurse, Asylum, 9-6-25 (assume this is wage amount.)10



Susannah was present on the 1925 Electoral Roll Calgary, Alberta, in the household of John Whyte Innes.

Innes John 1027 10th Ave W
Innes Mrs Susan 1027 10th Ave W.11



Susannah was present on the 1939 Electoral Roll Calgary, Alberta, in the household of John Whyte Innes.

Innes John W 1315 14th Ave W
Innes Mrs Susan 1315 14th Ave W.12



Susannah was present on the 1940 Electoral Roll Calgary, Alberta, in the household of John Whyte Innes.

Innes John W, 1315 14th Ave W
Innes Mrs Susan, 1315 14th Ave W.13



Susannah was present on the 1941 Electoral Roll Calgary, Alberta, in the household of John Whyte Innes.

Innes John W, 1315 14th Ave W
Innes Mrs Susan, 1315 14th Ave W.14



Susannah was present on the 1942 Electoral Roll Calgary, Alberta, in the household of John Whyte Innes.

Innes John W, 1315 14th Ave W
Innes Mrs S, 1315 14th Ave W.15



Susannah was present on the 1943 Electoral Roll Calgary, Alberta, in the household of John Whyte Innes.

Innes John W, 1315 14th Ave W
Innes Mrs S, 1315 14th Ave W.16



Susannah died on 9 Feb 1962 at Calgary, Alberta, at age 85 years and 7 days

INNES - February 9th, Mrs Susan Innes, 1315 14th Ave, S W. Born at Glasgow Scotland she came to Ponoka, Alberta in 1904 and practiced as a nurse until coming to Calgary in 1920. surviving are a daughter, Mrs Bert (Violet) Keeler, Calgary; two sons, William and Jock, Vancouver; five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren. Mrs Innes was predeceased by her husband Police Constable J W (Jock) Innes in 1943. Services at "The Little Chapel on the Corner" (Jacques Funeral Home) Monday at 1.30pm. Rev H Lindsay Simpson officating. Interment Burnsland Cemetery.

INNES -
Feb 9th, Mrs Susan, 1315 14 Ave SW. Born at Glasgow Scotland she came to Ponoka, Alta in 1914, and practised as a nurse until coming to Calgary in 1920, she is survived by a daughter Mrs Bert (Violet) Keeler, Calgary; 2 sons William and Jock Van; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren, predeceased by her husband, Police Constable J W (Jock) Innes in 1943. Service at "The Little Chapel on the Corner" (Jacques Funeral Home) Monday 1:30pm. Rev H Lindsay Simpson officiating. Interment Burnsland Cemetery.17



Susannah was buried on 12 Feb 1962 at Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada,

INNES
In Loving memory of
John Whyte
1879 - 1943;
Susan
1877 - 1962
"Peace, Perfect Peace."18




Susannah Young Innes's estate was probated on 2 Mar 1962 at Calgary, Alberta.19


Susan and Thomas had ? children. It appears that they may not have had children, as no children are mentioned regarding Susan in later life.

Family: Susannah Young Gilchrist and Thomas Crawford

Family: Susannah Young Gilchrist and John Whyte Innes

FatherAllan Gilchrist (c 1857 - b 1881)
MotherSusannah Wemyss (c 1857 - b 1881)

Citations

  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1877 Milton Glasgow Lanark 644/08 0231. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S15] 1881 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 3 April 1881), 1881 Govan Church Glasgow Lanark, ED 20 Line 1, Reg 646/1. Hereinafter cited as 1881 Scottish Census.
  4. [S16] 1891 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 5 April 1891), 1891 Govan Lanark ED 39 Line 23 page 2 Reg 646/1. Hereinafter cited as 1891 Scottish Census.
  5. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, 1901 Plantation Lanark - 646/01 0008.
  6. [S63] 1901 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 31 March 1901), 1901 Govan Lanark, ED 43 Page 3 Line 1, Reg 646A/2. Hereinafter cited as 1901 Scottish Census.
  7. [S136] GRO Scotland, 1911 Scottish Census (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk: New Register House Edinburgh, 2 April 1911), 1911 Plantation Glasgow City Lanark, 646/01 036/00 001. Hereinafter cited as 1911 Scottish Census.
  8. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), Findmypast - Grampian departed 23 May 1914 from Glasgow to Montreal Canada
    Canadian Archives - Arrivals Quebec 1 June 1914, RG 76 T-4809 - no e003597748. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  9. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Calgary Herald Newspaper, published 6th June 1914. Ref n4ap0532. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.
  10. [S134] Statistics of Canada Fonds, 1916 Canadian Census (Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa: www.ancestry.ca, 1916), Record Group 31-C-1. LAC microfilm T-21925 to T-21956, 1916 Strathcona Alberta Canada, 01 Roll T-21954 Pg 17 Family No 68 - ASYLUM. Hereinafter cited as 1916 Canadian Census.
  11. [S118] Elections, Calgary Voter's List (Calgary Alberta Canada: Calgary Electorate, 1925 - 1965), 1925, page 89. Hereinafter cited as Calgary Voter's List.
  12. [S118] Calgary Voter's List, 1939, page 170.
  13. [S118] Calgary Voter's List, 1940, page.
  14. [S118] Calgary Voter's List, 1941, page 172.
  15. [S118] Calgary Voter's List, 1942, page 180.
  16. [S118] Calgary Voter's List, 1943, page 180.
  17. [S10] Newspaper Article, Calgary Herald Newspaper, Sat Feb 10th 1962
    Albertan Newspaper,Sat Feb 10th 1962 & Mon Feb 12th 1962.
  18. [S43] Cemetery Records , Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Canada - supplied by Alberta Historical Society.
    Shared with John Whyte Innes: Sire: P;11;115. Hereinafter cited as Cemetery Records.
  19. [S124] Probate Canada National Archives Canada, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Obtained Sept 2008, full copy held on file. Hereinafter cited as Probate Canada.