Daniel Martin

Daniel William Lewes Martin (bef. 1867 - 1943)

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Capt. Daniel William Lewes Martin
Born before in Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 15 Dec 1891 in Nanaimo BC Canadamap
Died in Victoria, British Columbia, Canadamap
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Profile last modified 7 Sep 2019 | Created 19 Feb 2014 | Last significant change: 7 Sep 2019
21:27: Wendy Jones added Ellen (Harris) Martin (bef.1846-aft.1891) as mother for Daniel William Lewes Martin (bef.1867-1943). [Thank Wendy for this]
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Daniel Martin was born in Northamptonshire, England.

Daniel William Louis Martin was born in 1866/67 to William Martin and Ellen Harris in Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, England. He was baptised May 5, 1867 in Weston Favell. His birth was registered in Northampton Union.

1871 England Census, Weston Favell, Northamptonshire

  • Elisabeth Harris Head Female 56 Wootton, Northamptonshire
  • John Harris Son Male 35 Wootton, Northamptonshire
  • William Martin Son In Law Male 31 Eatonford, Bedfordshire
  • Ellen Martin Daughter Female 25 Weston Favell, Northamptonshire
  • Daniel L W Martin Grandson Male 4 Weston Favell, Northamptonshire
  • Elisabeth Martin Granddaughter Female 0 Weston Favell, Northamptonshire
  • Elisabeth Harris Granddaughter Female 11 St Sepulchre's, Northamptonshire

1881 England Census, Weston Favell, Northamptonshire

  • Elizabeth Harris Head Female 66 Wootton, Northamptonshire
  • John Harris Son Male 45 Wootton, Northamptonshire
  • William Martin Son In Law Male 40 Eton Ford, Bedfordshire
  • Ellen Martin Daughter Female 36 Weston Favell, Northamptonshire
  • Daniel L W Martin Grand Son Male 14 Weston Favell, Northamptonshire
  • Elizabeth Martin Grand Daughter Female 10 Weston Favell, Northamptonshire
  • Harry J Martin Grand Son Male 7 Weston Favell, Northamptonshire

1891 Canada Census, Nanaimo City Middle Ward

  • Daniel Martin Lodger Single 1867 England

Daniel married Miriam "Mira" Sage December 15, 1891 in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

1901 Canada Census, Nanaimo City (Five Acres) [3 E 5]

  • Martin, Daniel 30 Steamboat Labourer
  • Martin, Marion 26
  • Martin, George W 8
  • Martin, James 6
  • Martin, Nora 5
  • Martin, Mary A 3
  • Martin, Daniel 1

1911 Canada Census, Nanaimo Sub-Districts 1-28, British Columbia

  • Daniel Martin Head M 45 Mariner Captain England
  • Marion Martin Wife F 36 British Columbia
  • James Martin Son M 17 British Columbia
  • Nora Martin Daughter F 15 British Columbia
  • Ellen Martin Daughter F 13 British Columbia
  • Daniel Martin Son M 11 British Columbia
  • Walter Martin Son M 10 British Columbia
  • Arthur Martin Son M 8 British Columbia
  • Hazel Martin Daughter F 3 British Columbia
  • Sophia Martin Daughter F 1British Columbia

1921 Canada Census, British Columbia Nanaimo Sub Districts 36, 37 - New Castle, Holly Street

  • Martin, Daniel H M M 54 Master Mariner England
  • Martin, Miriam Wife F M 46 BC
  • Martin, Daniel Son M S 20 Seaman BC
  • Martin, Walter Son M S 19 Blacksmith BC
  • Martin, Arthur Son M S 18 Brakeman BC
  • Martin, Hazel Dau F S 12 BC
  • Martin, Lillian Dau F S 9 BC
  • Martin, Clarence Son M S 8 BC

Until 1939, when he retired, he had been associated with the Western Fuel Company for 49 years, serving as the captain of the "We-Two".

Daniel's wife, Marian, died in September of 1940 and he moved to Victoria because of his health in 1941/42, residing on Lockley Road, in Esquimalt.

Daniel died November 12, 1943 at St Joseph's Hospital in Victoria. He was brought back to Nanaimo and buried in the Nanaimo Cemetery on November 15.

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  • [1] MARTIN, DANIEL LOUIS WILLIAM (mother=HARRIS) GRO Reference: 1867  M Quarter in NORTHAMPTON UNION  Volume 03B  Page 54
  • Citing this Record "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NVN4-CT5 : 11 February 2018, Daniel Louis William Martin, ); citing yr 1813-1872 p 88, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 6,129,348.
  • Citing this Record "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KD8N-W14 : 25 April 2019), Daniel L W Martin in entry for Elisabeth Harris, 1871.
  • Citing this Record "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27C-SDL3 : 11 December 2017), Daniel L W Martin in household of Elizabeth Harris, Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 21, Piece/Folio 1543/28, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,475.
  • Citing this Record "Canada Census, 1891," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWK3-VQD : 3 August 2016), Daniel Martin, Nanaimo City Middle Ward, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148093.
  • [2] Marriage and Death
  • [3] 1901 Canada Census
  • Citing this Record "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9P-B42S : 16 March 2018), Daniel O Martin, 1911; citing Census, Nanaimo Sub-Districts 1-28, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,660.
  • [4] 1921 Canada Census
  • [5] Marriage and Death

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