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Elizabeth Jane (Lily) Whillans

Female 1893 - 1972  (79 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Jane (Lily) Whillans 
    Born 23 May 1893  Maryport, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 May 1972  Vancouver, B.C., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 May 1972  Cremation, North Vancouver, B.C., Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Source - Eileen Whillans June 2009:
      Elizabeth Jane "Lily" WHILLANS was born on 23 May 1893 in Maryport, England. She died on 24 May 1972 in Vancouver, B.C.. She was buried on 26 May 1972 in Cremation, N.Van, B.C..

      1911 census of Winnipeg, Manitoba shows:
      Lily Whillans, b. May 1893 in England, age 18, a seamstress, living with Mary and
      Agnes Whillans (both born in Scotland). Lily and Mary came to Canada in 1909.
      Agnes came to Canada in 1907. Mary and Agnes were both finishers (sweater mill?)

      On death certificate it states that Elizabeth came to Canada and settled in B.C. 28
      years before her death. She was listed as having been a seamstress in the clothing
      industry, having retired in 1949. She was never married.
    Person ID I10724  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 June 2009 

    Father Aaron Whillans,   b. 21 April 1847, Smailholm, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1930, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Margaret (Maggie) Gray,   b. 8 August 1852, Ednam, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 March 1943, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F815  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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