NameBenjamin HOMER , 1C3R
Birth30 Mar 1875, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England
Baptism4 Sep 1875, St. Paul’s Southport, Lancashire
Death1 Oct 1955, Metchosin, British Columbia
FatherFrederick Augustus HOMER (1828-1901)
MotherEliza WATERFALL (1832-1897)
Spouses
Birth23 Sep 1869, Walkerton, Ontario, Canada
Death28 Jun 1961, Colwood, British Columbia
Marriage9 Jul 1906, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Notes for Benjamin HOMER
of Vancouver, Canada

Educated at Wolverhampton Grammar School.

England Birth Index
Benjamin Homer April to June 1875, Dudley, Staffordshire, volume 6c, page 75.

Parish Records St. Paul’s, southport, Lancashire
Born March 30, 1875, baptized September 4, 1875 Benjamin Homer son of Frederick Augustus and Eliza Homer of Sedgley, Staffordshire, father is a gentleman by William Millington. Private baptism.

Canadian passenger lists
Departed Liverpool, arrived Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 20, 1891, Paul Homer, labourer, age 21, destination Winnipeg and Benjamin Homer, labourer, age 16, destination Winnipeg.

In the 1911 Canadian census Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Head Benjamin Homer, born March 1875, England, Church of England, farmer. Wife Olivia A. Homer, born September 1877, Ontario.

In the British Columbia Death index there is a Benjamin Homer, age 79 died October 1, 1955, Metchosin.

British Columbia Death Registrations
Benjamin Homer died at 940 Metchosin Roadm Metchosin\lived 43 years in the municipality and province and 60 years in Canada
Born March 30, 1875, Sedgeley, Staffordshire
farmer
Father Frederick Augustus Homer, born England
Mother Elizer [should be Eliza] Waterfall
Wife Olivia Barrett
Informant B. H, Swindell, nephew
Died August 1, 1955
Notes for Olivia Alexandrina (Spouse 1)
[Why is her last name Barrett?]

In the British Columbia Death index there is a Olivia Alexandrina Homer, age 91, died June 28, 1961 Colwood.

British Columbia Death Registration
Olivia Alexandrina Homer died St. Mary’s Priory, Colwood, B.C.
lived 4.5 years in municipality and 48 years in the province
widow
Born September 23, 1869, Walkerton, Ontario
Father Horace Alling Wilson, born England
Mother Elizabeth Lucinda Mackintosh, born England
Husband Benjamin Homer
Informant Ben H. Swindell, nephew
Died June 28, 1961
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