Hinrich Steffens
George Richardson
(Cir 1833-)
Mary Ann Lancaster
(Cir 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 422,423

  • Born: 6 Nov 1894, , , British Columbia, Canada 416,1403
  • 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 GSU # 2135986

They had 1 daughter - Bonnie?

They lived in Keremeos, BC. They turned "religious", sold everything they 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. 422 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 siblings Sophia, age 14, Pauline, age 12, Mary, age 11, James, age 6, Thomas W., age 4, and Carl, age 1.



1911 Census of Canada, 1911, , Yale, Caribou, British Columbia, Canada. 423 British Columbia, Caribou District, Yale Twp., p. 1, lines 11-24, household 8;
Fritz William, age 17, with mother Sophia, age 46, and siblings George Henry, age 26, Sophia, age 24, Pauline, age 22, Mary, age 21, Antist (?), age 18, James, age 15, Thomas William, age 12, Carl Gadfrey, age 10, Frank Donald, age 8, and John Richard, age 6, with nephew William Hulde Balles, age 2, and neice Ethel Baker, age 2 months.



Military Service, 23 May 1918, Vancouver, , British Columbia, Canada. 1423 Drafted May 23, 1918 into the 1st Depot Battalion, B.C. Regiment, 68th Depot Battery, Canadian Expeditionary Force.
His medical was performedin Kamloops, abc, 16 May 1918, where he was classed 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. 424 British Columbia, Caribou District, Mamette Lake Municipality, p. 6, lines 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: from Nicola, British Columbia, 7 Oct 1953, Blaine, Whatcom, Washington, United States. 1424 Border crossing was deferred to 8 Oct 1953, then Application abandoned.
He stated his purpose was to join his wife and daughterand other members 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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