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Descendents of William Grieve (5 Feb 1799 - ca 1875)
and Eleanor Turnbull (18 Sep 1794 - 18 Oct 1860)

Third Immigrant Generation


14. George Alexander Smith Grieve . Son of Patrick Turnbull Grieve & Mary Piercy. Born 26 May 1854 in Harvey. Died 20 Jul 1933 in Vancouver, BC. Buried in Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC.

    From The Gleaner, Fredericton, 7 May 1890: "Harvey Station (York Co.) May 5 - Geo Grieve and family left here by the C.P.R. last Monday for Nanaimo, BC."

    In 1891 George was a carpenter and worked at a sawmill in Nanaimo, BC.   George and Hattie were in Union (Cumberland), BC in 1894.   In 1907 and 1908, George was a conductor for the CPR and lived at 1215 West 7th Ave. in the Oakridge area of Vancouver.   In the early 1900s, this area was known as Langara Golf Course area of Langara.   In 1909 he was a yard foreman.   In 1911, his daughter Laura was living at the same address.   In 1916 he was in Penticton and in 1920 and 1921, he was a rancher in Penticton, BC.   >From 1922 to 1929 inclusive, his address was 481 West 51st, Vancouver.   In 1931, George was retired and lived at 295 West 49th.   He died in Vancouver in 1933.

    Obituary from Vancouver Sun, 22 Jul 1933:

    GRIEVE -- PASSED AWAY JULY 20th, 1933, George Alexander Smith Grieve, late of 295 W. 49th Ave., in his 79th year.   He leaves to mourn his loss besides his wife, four sons and three daughters, Sterling, City; Percy and Albert, Detriot; Mrs C. Taylor, Tecumseh; Mrs George McCaig, Seattle; Mrs H. Kirkpatrick, Penticton; also one sister and two brothers.   Funeral will be held Tuesday July 25th, at 3:30 p.m. from the parlors of the Independent Undertaking Co., 705 West Broadway, Rev. A. D. Archibald officating.   Interment Ocean View Burial Park.

    He married Harriett "Hattie" Pass, daughter of William Pass & Charlotte Cockburn (Coburn), 24 Sep 1879 in Harvey, York Co., NB By Rev. Edward Roberts . Born 15 Jul 1859 in Harvey (Acton). Christen 19 Oct 1859 in St. Paul's Church Records (Fredericton). Died 7 Jun 1935 in Vancouver, BC. Buried in Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC.

    Witnesses to wedding were James Coffey and William Pass.

    Hattie was found dead in a bathtub in her home.   It was believed she died of natural causes.   She had been suffering from heart disease for some time.

    Obituary from Vancouver Sun, 12 Jun 1935:

    GRIEVE -- PASSED AWAY SUDDENLY AT her home, June 7th, Harriet, widow of the late J. (sic) A. Grieve of 295 W. 49th Ave., in her 76th year.   She leaves to mourn her passing four sons and three daughters, Sterling of this city, Percy and G. Albert of Detroit and William of Portland; Mrs C. Taylor of Tecumseh, Michigan; Mrs G. McCaig of Seattle, Wash., and Mrs H. C. Kirkpartrick of Penticton.   The funeral will be held on Friday, June 14th, at 2 o'clock from the parlors of the Independent Funeral Service, 705 W. Broadway, Rev. H. E. Horton officiating.   Interment in family plot, Ocean View Burial Park.

    They had the following children:

  57   i.   Sterling Wilfred Grieve

  58   ii.   Alexander "Sandy" Grieve

  59   iii.   Charlotte Lavilla "Villa" Grieve

  60   iv.   Hattie "Mabel" Grieve

  61   v.   Percival Roy "Percy" Grieve

  62   vi.   William Lewis "Willie" Grieve

  63   vii.   Laura Elizabeth Grieve

  64   viii.   Lila May Grieve

  65   ix.   George "Albert" Grieve