Agnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner

F, b. 18 May 1895, d. 29 March 1977
FatherWilliam Gardner b. 24 Jan 1870, d. 15 Jan 1954
MotherMargaret Cleland Watson b. c 1872
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Matthew Gardner
ChartsDescendants of Matthew Gardner and Margaret Martin
Married NameHer married name was Hillis. 
Birth*Agnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner was born on 18 May 1895 at 52 Dalton Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England.1 
(Daughter) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1901 as the daughter of William Gardner at 8 Storey Square, Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England.2 
(Emigrant) EmigrationAgnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner emigrated with William Gardner and Margaret Cleland Watson on 19 May 1910 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.3
S. S. Corsican Allan Line
(Immigrant) ImmigrationAgnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner immigrated with William Gardner and Margaret Cleland Watson on 27 May 1910 at Canada.4 
Occupation*Agnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner was employed packing in a factory circa 1911 at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.5 
(Daughter) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1911 as the daughter of William Gardner at 168 Clinton Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.5 
(Resident) ResidenceAgnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner lived with William Gardner and Margaret Cleland Watson circa 1920 at 376 Concord Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.6 
OccupationAgnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner was a saleslady circa 1920 at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.6 
Marriage*She married James Hillis, son of James Hillis and Isabella Boyd, on 18 August 1920 at College Street Presbyterian Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.7,6 
Residence*Agnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner and James Hillis lived between 1954 and 1977 at 18 Earnscliffe Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.8,9 
Death*Agnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner died on 29 March 1977 at Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at age 81.10,9 
Burial*She was buried circa 31 March 1977 at Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.10,9 

Family

James Hillis b. 25 Mar 1891, d. 7 Feb 1974
Marriage*She married James Hillis, son of James Hillis and Isabella Boyd, on 18 August 1920 at College Street Presbyterian Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.7,6 
Child
Last Edited6 Oct 2010

Citations

  1. [S188] England, birth certificate for Agnes Dunlop Alexander Gardner, born 18 May 1895; citing 8e/872/52, Barrow-in-Furness registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  2. [S43] 1901 census of England, Lancashire, Barrow in Furness, p. 52, William Gardner; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 12 August 2010); citing PRO RG13/4011, folio 30.
  3. [S74] Manifest, Corsican, May 1910, p. 4, William Gardiner; digital images, Findmypast.co.uk (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 17 August 2010), Passenger Lists Leaving UK 1890-1960.
  4. [S73] Manifest, Corsican, May 1910, p. 7 (handwritten), line 16, Wm Gardner; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 17 August 2010), Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935.
  5. [S72] 1911 census of Canada, Toronto West, Ontario, population schedule, district 128, subdistrict 12, p. 5, dwelling 41, family 43, William Gardner; digital image, Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca : accessed 17 August 2010); citing Library and Archives Canada microfilm roll T-20403.
  6. [S77] Ontario marriage registrations, 1920, no. 005676, Hillis - Gardner; digital image, Ancestry.ca (http://www.ancestry.ca : accessed 29 August 2010); citing Registrations of Marriages, 1869-1926, MS932, roll 519, Archives of Ontario, Toronto.
  7. [S76] "WEDDINGS Hillis - Gardner," The Toronto Star, 20 August 1920, p. 10, col. 2; digital images, Pages of the Past (http://www.pagesofthepast.ca : accessed 29 August 2010).

    WEDDINGS

    HILLIS - GARDNER

    College Street Presbyterian Church was the scene of a pretty wedding on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at 2 p.m. when Agnes Alexander, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gardner, 376 Concord avenue, was united in marriage with James, second son of Mr. and Mrs. James Hillis, Belfast, Ireland.  The bride, who was given away by her father, wore white duchesse satin and georgette, and an embroidered veil surmounted by a crown of orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of white roses.  The duties of the bridesmaid were gracefully performed by Miss Nettie Gardner, sister of the bride, who wore a becoming dress of pale blue taffeta with large picture hat, and carried a bouquet of pink roses.  The groom was attended by his brother, Mr. Wm. Hillis, the ceremony being performed by Rev. E. A. Earchman, B.A.  After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents.  Later in the afternoon Mr. and Mrs. J. Hillis left for their honeymoon, the bride traveling in a navy blue tailored suit with hat to match.

  8. [S87] "DEATHS - BENSON, Linda Margaret," Toronto Daily Star, 9 February 1954, p. 28, col. 4; digital images, Pages of the Past (http://www.pagesofthepast.ca : accessed 30 August 2010).
  9. [S165] Ontario Ministry of Government Services, death certificate 014574 (1977), Agnes Alexander Hillis; Office of the Registrar General, Thunder Bay.
  10. [S81] "DEATHS - HILLIS, Agnes Alexander," The Toronto Star, 29 March 1977, p. B06, col. 5; digital images, Pages of the Past (http://www.pagesofthepast.ca : accessed 30 August 2010).

    DEATHS

    HILLIS, Agnes Alexander – On Tuesday, March 29, 1977, at the Toronto Western Hospital, Agnes, beloved wife of the late James Hillis, and dear father [sic] of Margaret Benson, and Kenneth Hillis and the late Bill Hillis.  Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.  Dear sister of Nettie (Mrs. A. Vincent), Rita (Mrs. G. Mason), Annie (Mrs. G. Forbes), Lil (Mrs. R. Biggs), of London, Ont., and Jim Gardner of Vancouver.  Resting at the Jerrett “St. Clair” Chapel, 1141 St. Clair Ave. W. (near Dufferin).  Service Thursday 1 p.m.  Interment Prospect Cemetery.