Evelyn Station

Evelyn Station, BC, Canada

aka: Evelyn Station

Railway Point in the Bulkley Valley
11 miles NW of Smithers, in Range 5, Coast Land District
Located below the glacier of Hudson Bay Mountain

Unincorporated area

Located on the Grand Trunk Pacific Line

Elevation- 1557 ft above sea level

1528.7 miles from Winnipeg

Latitude- 54° 53′ 32″ N, Longitude- 127° 16′ 10″ W

Evelyn Post Office

Located SE 1/4, Lot 3299

Office Opened- Nov 16, 1923
Office closed- Sept 30, 1953

Name of Postmaster Date of Appointment Date of Vacancy Cause of Vacancy
Neil MacDonald 1923-11-16 1925-10 Resignation
Thomas George Earby Storey 1925-12-22 1951-06-02 Resignation
Bruno Leipe 1951-07-01 Acting
“ ” 1951-11-06 1953-08-13 Resignation, closed

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Postmaster Bios and Genealogy

Neil MacDonald (First Postmaster)
b- May 14, 1892 in Stornoway, Scotland
d- Nov 17, 1971, in Shaughnessy Hospital, Vancouver BC, age 79
Buried in Mountainview Cemetery, North Vancouver BC
son of John MacDonald, b- Stornoway Scotland
and Margaret Smith, b- Stornoway, Scotland
Neil married Isabella Maclean, May 22, 1923 in Smithers
b- age 29 in 1923, in Stornoway, Scotland
daughter of John MacLean and Margaret MacDonald
both parents born Stornoway, Scotland

Thomas George Earby Storey
b- Aug 1887 in England
d- May 24, 1969 in Smithers, BC
son of George Storey and Agnes Eliza Earby
Immigrated in 1906
he married Olive Constance Gregory

Bruno Leipe
b- Dec 6, 1900 in Germany
d- bef 1978
wife's name Marta (Martha)

1921 Residents

George Henry Ballard- farming
b- Apr 8, 1868 in Burford, ON
d- Sept 27, 1948 in Smithers BC
son of Henry Allan Ballard and Sarah McLean
married Eleanor “Ellen” Boyce, Oct 25, 1909 in Vancouver BC
b- in Langham, Bulland, England, age 47 in 1921
daughter of John William Boyce and Ellen Pateman
She immigrated in 1905
They lived on NW 1/4 Lot 28 in 1921

David Bird- ranching
b- Apr 1, 1881 in Wales, age 40 in 1921
d- Feb 27, 1955 Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver BC, age 73
Immigrated in 1899
Lived on NE 1/4 Lot 28 in 1921

Daniel Enright Carroll- Prospector
b- In County Kerry, Ireland, age 55 in 1921
Immigrated in 1899
Son of Dennis Carroll and Elizabeth
married Lucy Alice Carroll, nee Marriatt,
Dec 12, 1917 in St. Andrews Church, Vancouver BC
b- in London, England, age 47 in 1921, age 45 in 1917
She Immigrated in 1899
she was married first to a Mr. Bradshaw
Daniel and Lucy lived on SE 1/4 Lot 33, in 1921
Daniel was a Blacksmith in Smithers in 1917

J. Waddington- ranching

Edmond C. Castell- farming
b- In England, age 57 in 1921
immigrated in 1891
wife- Elizabeth Castell, nee Hunter
b- in England, age 60 in 1921
son- Frederick “Fred” Castell- farmer
b- Oct 8, 1887, in Brigstock, England, age 32 in 1921
d- Apr 18, 1948 at Evelyn BC, age 60
immigrated in 1891
daughter- Mary Castell
b- ca 1900 in Quebec
daughter- Annie Castell
b- ca 1905 in Quebec

Frederick “Fred” Rosberg- farming
b- Apr 22, 1886, in Teguer, Minnesota, USA, age 35 in 1921
d- Dec 17, 1976 Hospital in Smithers
Immigrated in 1900
son of John A. Rosberg and Ellen Rosberg
married Selma Augusta Johnson June 27, 1912 in Revelstoke
b- Sweden, age 35 in 1921
Immigrated in 1904
daughter of John P. Anderson and Annie Caroline Anderson
son- Orville Rosberg
b- ca 1913, in BC, age 8 in 1921
son- Frederick Rosberg
b- ca 1917, in BC, age 4 in 1921


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