Shames Station

Shames Station, British Columbia, Canada

Shames BC

Part of whole map on Kitsumkalum Lake site

Unincorporated Area, Railway Point

Shames Station
78 mi from Rupert,
Elevation- 103 ft above sea level
1669.2 miles from Winnipeg

Latitude- 54º 25' N,
Longitude- 128º 56' W

Flag Station

Jack Sparkes was operating the pumping station here ca Jan 1927

John Oscar Peterson
b- ca 1902, age 19, in Sweden
CNR Section Foreman
Immigrated in 1919

Chancy Latta Sanderson
b- July 21, 1872, age 49, in Oxford, ON
d- Dec 25, 1940 in Vancouver BC, age 68
buried in Mountainview Cemetery, Vancouver BC
CNR Section Hand
Enlisted in WWI, June 8, 1917, living in Port Arthur ON
next of kin- sister- Mrs. Ida O'Neill, Fordville, ND, USA, age 14 in 1880
Reg # 1013689, shown as a labourer.
mother- Sarah J. Sanderson, b- June 1841 in ON
brother- Charles Sanderson, b- Oct 1876 in ON
Mother, Chancy and Charles farming in Pierce Co, ND in 1900
father- Stants Saunderson, age 47 in 1880 in Canada, Carpenter
brother- Edward Sanderson, age 12, in 1880 in Canada
whole family in Fisher, Polk Co, MN in 1880
Chancy married to Elizabeth Sanderson
b- ca 1882, age 39, in Australia
Immigrated in 1919

You? Lee
b- ca 1889, age 32, in China
Immigrated in 1911
CNR Section Hand

Foun Sah?
b- ca 1904, age 17, in China
Immigrated in 1918
CNR Section Hand

William Daniel Parle
b- Oct 16, 1875, age 46 in England
d- Apr 10, 1953 in Shaughnessy Hospital, Vancouver BC, age 77
Immigrated in 1885
became Plumber and Steamfitter, lived in Slocan Valley
father- John Parle
mother- Mary Taylor

David “Dave” Wilson
b- July 6, 1881, age 39 in Esthonia, Russia
d- Sept 5, 1949, at Shames BC, age 69
buried in Kitsumgallum Cemetery
Immigrated in 1901
clearing his Pre-emption land
He also did mining in Kitsumkalum Lake area.
Shows up there married with 2 children
In 1921 he shows up single.
He was a widower when he died, shown as a trapper

Murdock Sutherland
b- ca 1851, age 70 in NS
clearing his Pre-emption land
CNR Watchman

Richard Adolphus Gooding
b- July 6, 1883, Barbados, British West Indies
Dominion Telegraph Operator
Immigrated in 1902
July 16, 1946 he travelled from Canada thru Port of Buffalo New York
heading home to Barbados, via Miami FL
He was retired living in a hotel in Toronto


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