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Record #4298
Name :
: Abraham William VANTREEN (1894 - )

BMD and other details
Date of Birth
: 23 Jan 1894

Marriage (1)
Marriage (2)

Date of Death
Abode (1) : Place of BirthIreland, Dublin
Abode (2) : Place of Death / Burial
Sailing Information
Date of Arrival
: 12 May 1906
: Canada

: Tunisian

Placement Family
Homes / Agencys
Institution (GB)

: Smyly Homes of Dublin
NotesParents: John Vantreen and Rose Hudson.

In 1906, Abraham Vanteen, 14, arrived at Quebec, Canada, along with 17 children from the Smyly Homes of Dublin en route to Hespeler, Ontario, Canada. (Sisters, Rose Vantreen, 22; Maggie Vantreen, 16; and Martha Vantreen, 13, arrived in 1911 on the Tunisian with MacPherson Homes.)

In 1911, Abraham Vantreen, 17, was shown as a laborer / domestic to John N. and Jennie Wilson of Nassagaweya, Halton, Ontario, Canada. His date of birth is shown as January 1894 and his immigration year as 1906. (His sister, Margaret Vantreen, 15, is also shown at this household as a domestic. She immigrated in 1911.)

On November 1, 1915, Abraham W. Vantreen, 21, enlisted in the Canadian Armed Forces. He declared that he was born in Dublin, Ireland; that his next of kin was his father, John Vantree, who resided in Campbellville, Ontario; that his date of birth was January 23, 1894; that he was a farmer; that he was not married. He was described as 5 foot 7 inches in height; medium complexion; blue eyes; dark brown hair. He was a member of the Methodist faith. He had the letters "R.V." tattooed on right forearm.

On September 17, 1921, at Galt, Ontario, Canada, a marriage was registered between Abraham William Vantreen, 27, laborer, born in Ireland to John Vantreen and Rose Hudson; and Bella Paisley, 24, born in Scotland to Robert Paisley and Sarah Johnson.

Abraham Vantreen was the informant on his father, John Thomas Vantreen's, death certificate on July 24, 1925. John Thomas Vantreen died of pyelonephritis (an ascending urinary tract infection that has reached the pyelum (pelvis) of the kidney) and myocardial disease. 
ContributorsCreated : 2008-09-28 18:46:49 / From original database

Last Updated : 2009-02-01 11:34:31 /

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IDNameDOBPlace of birthArrivals & ShipsDest.AgencyFamily links
3040 ABBOTT, James1893IRL,    , Carlew May 1906 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4449 BLACK, Christopher (Christie)1897IRL,    , Dublin Aug 1909 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4448 BLACK, David1894IRL,    , Dublin May 1907 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4450 BURKE, James William1895 May 1907 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
22822 HOLMES, Bertha1889IRL,     May 1906 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4447 O'CONNOR, Arthur1894IRL,    , Dublin May 1907 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4638 SKUSE, Robert1897IRL,    , Dublin May 1910 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4298 VANTREEN, Abraham William1894IRL,    , Dublin May 1906 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin  
4302 WEST, Robert Francis1894IRL, WIC, 'Elsinore', Bray May 1906 : Tunisian CAN Smyly Homes of Dublin lemur41