Hinrich Steffens
George Richardson
(Abt 1833-)
Mary Ann Lancaster
(Abt 1831-)
Claude Paul Henry Steffens
(1855-1910)
Sophia Richardson
(1866-1934)
Fritz William Steffens
(1894-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Hazel May Chase

Fritz William Steffens 399,400

  • Born: 6 Nov 1894, British Columbia, Canada 394,1226
  • Marriage: Hazel May Chase
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bullet  Research Notes:

I was able to find out Fritz married Hazel Chase August 16 , 1934 in Penticton, BC Registration # 1934-09-413158 BCA # B13767 GS U # 2135986

They had 1 daughter - Bonnie?

They lived in Keremeos, BC. They turned "religious", sold everything t hey had and moved to Arizona, whereby joining the "Children of Light " cult.

All we know is Fritz died somewhere in Arizona, no idea when.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1901 Census of Canada, 1901, Lytton, British Columbia, Canada. 399 British Columbia, Yale West, Lytton, p. 7, lines 49-50, p.8, lines 1-7 , household 84;
Fritz, age 7, with father Henry, age 45, mother Sophia, age 35, and si blings Sophia, age 14, Pauline, age 12, Mary, age 11, James, age 6, Th omas W., age 4, and Carl, age 1.

1911 Census of Canada, 1911, Yale, Caribou, British Columbia, Canada. 400 British Columbia, Caribou District, Yale Twp., p. 1, lines 11-24, hous ehold 8;
Fritz William, age 17, with mother Sophia, age 46, and siblings Georg e Henry, age 26, Sophia, age 24, Pauline, age 22, Mary, age 21, Antis t (?), age 18, James, age 15, Thomas William, age 12, Carl Gadfrey, ag e 10, Frank Donald, age 8, and John Richard, age 6, with nephew Willia m Hulde Balles, age 2, and neice Ethel Baker, age 2 months.



Military, 23 May 1918, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 1246 Drafted May 23, 1918 into the 1st Depot Battalion, B.C. Regiment, 68t h Depot Battery, Canadian Expeditionary Force.
His medical was performedin Kamloops, abc, 16 May 1918, where he was c lassed A.2. He was described as follows:
Height 5 ft. 8 in.
Chest expanded - 36", range of expansion 3"
Complexion - fair
Eyes - Blue
Hair - Brown

1921 Census of Canada, 1921, Mamette Lake, British Columbia, Canada. 401 British Columbia, Caribou District, Mamette Lake Municipality, p. 6, l ines 13-20, household 72;
Fritz William, age 25, with mother Sophia, age 55, and siblings Robert , age 26, James, age 23, Thomas, age 20, Carl, age 20, Frank, age 18 , and John, age 16.

Border Crossing, 7 Oct 1953, Blaine, Whatcom, Washington, USA. 1247 Border crossing was deferred to 8 Oct 1953, then Application abandoned .
He stated his purpose was to join his wife and daughterand other membe rs of religous group.

Fritz showed his nearest relative as his brother Rupert in Merritt, BC .


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Fritz married Hazel May Chase.



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