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Descendents of Thomas Speedy (14 Oct 1815- 26 Jan 1900)
and Isabella Patterson (9 Nov 1815 - 26 Nov 1888)

Third Immigrant Generation

34. Margaret Ann "Annie" Grieve . Daughter of Henry "Harry" Grieve & Margaret Speedy. Born 9 Apr 1881 in Sandwick, BC. Died 8 Oct 1950 in Campbell River, BC. Buried 11 Oct 1950 in Courtenay Civic Cemetery, Section B.


    From newspaper obituary   (1950):

    Perform Rites At Courtenay

    Courtenay, Oct 11 -- Funeral services for the late Mrs Margaret Annie Parkin were conducted by Rev. J. S. Clark in Piercy's Funeral Chapel, followed by interment at Sandwick United Cemetery.   Canadian Daughters' League rites were also observed.   Mrs Parkin died suddenly at Campbell River last Saturday.


    She was a member of the pioneer Grieve family of Sandwick, where she was born 69 years ago.   She and her husband, Isaac Parkin, were married in the United Church there on April 6, 1898, and they observed their golden wedding anniversary two years ago.


    For many years Mr and Mrs Parkin made their home at Headquarters where, despite the fact she was the busy mother of nine children, Mrs Parkin was always ready to help others and take part in any community effort.   She was an active member of the Canadian Daughters' League, Courtenay.


    In addition to her widower, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs J. McLoughlin, Courtenay; Mrs Jules Herbin, Union Bay, and Isabelle, Victoria; five sons, Norman and Roy, Courtenay; Alvin and Walter, Campbell River, and Joseph, Victoria; one sister, Mrs Samuel Piercy; and one brother, Kenneth Grieve; also 16 grandchildren.


    She married Isaac "Ike" Parkin, 6 Apr 1898 in Sandwick, BC. Born 26 May 1875 in Nanaimo, BC. Died 30 Aug 1960 in Courtenay, BC. Buried 2 Sep 1960 in Courtenay Civic Cemetery, Section B. Occupation Carpenter.


    Ike was the son of William Parkin and Eliza Malpass.


    They had the following children:

  142   i.   William "Henry" Berkett Parkin

  143   ii.   Norman Isaac Parkin

  144   iii.   Alvin Parkin

  145   iv.   Margaret Lillian Parkin

  146   v.   Joseph "Joe" Parkin

  147   vi.   Walter Thomas Parkin

  148   vii.   Isabel Agnes Parkin

  149   viii.   Roy Cavel Parkin

  150   ix.   Flossie Edna Parkin


35. Mary Alice Grieve . Daughter of Henry "Harry" Grieve & Margaret Speedy. Born 9 Feb 1884 in Sandwick, BC. Died in Sandwick. Buried in Courtenay Civic Cemetery, Section A.

    Died as in infant.


36. James "Edward" Grieve . Son of Henry "Harry" Grieve & Margaret Speedy. Born 12 Mar 1885 in Sandwick, BC. Died 17 Jun 1911 in Cumberland, BC. Buried in Courtenay Civic Cemetery, Section A.


    Gravestone in Courtenay Civic Cemetery, Section A:   "Edward J. Grieve, March 12, 1885, June 17, 1911.   No pains, no griefs, no anxious fear, Can reach our loved one sleeping here."


"Jessie Marguerite Grieve, March 4, 1910, May 13, 1912, Our loved one Budded on earth to Bloom in Heaven."


    He married Janet McDonald, 31 Dec 1908 in Cumberland, BC. Born 1886. Died 8 Nov 1966 in Vancouver, BC.


    They had the following children:

  151   i.   Jessie Marguerite Grieve