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Samuel McCall Orr

Samuel McCall Orr

Male 1867 - 1932  (64 years)

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  • Name Samuel McCall Orr 
    Born 09 Jul 1867  New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 Apr 1932  1503 Venables St., Vancouver Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Apr 1932  Vancouver, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I202  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2017 

    Father SAMUEL Orr,   b. 15 Feb 1842, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1909, Chestnut, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother ELIZABETH "Betsy" McCall,   b. 16 Oct 1844, Causeyway, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1922, Washoe, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 04 Jun 1868  Free West Manse, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F55  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Orr,   b. 08 Mar 1871, Corstophine, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1936, Vancouver, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1890  Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Davidina Orr,   b. 28 Jun 1903, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1983, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Goodall Orr,   b. 27 Jun 1892, Linlithgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1961, Burnaby, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [natural]
     3. Samuel Orr,   b. 27 Jan 1894, Linlithgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1965, Vancouver, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     4. Johanna Goodall Orr,   b. 29 Jul 1896, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1989, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [natural]
     5. Agnes Littlewood Orr,   b. 20 Sep 1898, Linlithgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1899, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     6. William Orr,   b. 13 Dec 1900, Linlithgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Hannah Orr,   b. 13 Jul 1901, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1901, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     8. John Orr,   b. 1905  [natural]
     9. Edith Orr,   b. 1907  [natural]
     10. George Orr
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Sep 1890 - Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Apr 1932 - 1503 Venables St., Vancouver Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Apr 1932 - Vancouver, BC, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Samuel Orr, Jr.
    Samuel Orr, Jr.
    Samuel Orr, Jr., Vancouver, BC, c 1916
    231st Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
    231st Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
    The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada - ""Ypres, 1915, '17, Festubert, 1915, Somme, 1916, Ancre Heights, Ancre, 1916, Arras, 1917, '18, Vimy, 1917, Passchendaele, Amiens, Scarpe, 1918, Drocourt-Queant, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Valenciennes, Sambre, FRANCE AND FLANDERS, 1915-18" (G.O. No. 5 of 1930)

    Headstones
    Samuel McCall Orr
    Samuel McCall Orr
    72nd Batallion Lance Corporal Samuel Orr C.E.F. April 30, 1932. Last Post Fund.

    The Last Post Fund is a Canadian non-profit organization and registered charity which was founded in 1909. The Last Post Fundís mission is to ensure that "no Veteran is denied a dignified funeral and burial, as well as a military gravestone, due to insufficient funds at time of death." Its primary mandate is to deliver the Veterans Affairs Canada Funeral & Burial Program which provides funeral, burial and grave marking benefits for eligible Canadian and Allied Veterans. - Wikipedia

  • Notes 
    • Name at birth, Samuel Orr McCall.
      Buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver.
      1901 census: 3 Bridgend, Linlithgow, Scotland. Shale miner. Children David, Samuel, and Agnes not in household when census taken.

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      From an article in the Vancouver Sun, May, 1932, regarding the death of Samuel Orr, Jr. on April 30, 1932:

      Samuel Orr

      Resident of Vancouver twenty-nine years, Samuel Orr, aged 64, died on Saturday at his home, 1503 Venables street, following a short illness. The deceased served overseas with Regiment 231 Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. He was a well known member of the Vancouver branch of the Seaforth Association. He was a native of Scotland. Besides his wife he is survived by four sons and four daughters.

      Remains are resting at the Chapel of the Mount Pleasant Undertaking Company. Funeral arrangements will be announced following the arrival of relatives from the United States.