Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameVernice Kiel 1213
Birth9 Oct 1899, Victoria BC, Canada1214
Deathca 1929, Sacramento CA Age: 29
FatherMoses Kiel (1865-1947)
MotherElizabeth Ann French (1875-1918)
Birth29 Apr 1889, Winnepeg, Canada
Marriage6 Nov 1918, Victoria BC, Canada1215
ChildrenMarjorie (1919-)
Notes for Vernice Kiel
There is a listing for Veronica Kiel in the British Columbia Birth Index.

British Columbia Birth Registrations, 1854-1903

Name Veronica Kiel

Birth date 09 Oct 1899
Birth place Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Gender Female
Father name Moses Kiel
Mother name Elizabeth French
Film number 2134885
Digital GS number 4401569
Image number 347
Individual number 99-08-011426

In December, 1918, Ferdinand H. Loraine and Vernice Loraine immigrated to Seattle, WA from Victoria, BC.1216

Vernice Loraine disappeared shortly after Marjorie was born and her daughter spent some time in orphanages and eventually was raised by her aunt.

Vernice had another child who was about 2/3 years younger than Marjorie (private communication from Marjorie Crede on 2 Oct 2010). He was in the same orphanage with Marjorie Loraine from about 1921 until he was taken by an adoptive family in about 1922). Marjorie's half brother may have had adopted surname of Allen.
Notes for Harry Ferdinand (Spouse 1)
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-191825

Name: Harry Ferdnand Loraine
City: San Francisco
County: San Francisco
State: California
Birthplace: Canada
Birth Date: 29 Apr 1887
Race: Caucasian (White)
Roll: 1544243
DraftBoard: 6
Date: 17 August 1917

On this draft registration card, Harry gave his age as 30, dob as 29 April 1887. He gave his occupation as Labor at the Marnek Packing Co, Mopher, Alaska. He reported having being married and having a dependent wife and claimed exemption because of a need to support his wife. He gave his address as 1933 McAlister St., San Francisco. He also reported that he was a citizen of Great Britian.

Canadian Soldiers of World War I, 1914-1918

Name: Harry Ferdinand Loraine
Residence: San Francisco
Birth Date: 29 Apr 1889
Birth Location: Winipeg, Canada
Relative: Miss Mabel Johnstone
Relationship: Friend
Regiment Number: 2137485
Date: 2 October 1917

The foregoing record was dated 2 Oct 1917, at which time Harry Ferdinand Loraine lived at 1933 McAlister St., San Francisco. He listed his “next of kin” as Miss Mabel Johnstone, friend”, at the same address. He answered “no” to the question “Are you married?” In addition, he listed his correct date of birth, 29 April 1889.

Just over a year later, he married Verince Kiel in Victoria and the couple immigrated to the US the following month.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932

Marriage place Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Groom name Harry Ferdinand Loraine
Groom birth place Winnipeg, Manitoba
Marital status Bachelor
Father of groom name Samuel Loraine
Mother of groom name Anne Cannon
Bride name Vernica Kiel
Bride birth place Victoria, British Columbia
Bride marital status Spinster
Father of bride name Mose Kiel
Mother of bride name Elizabeth Kiel
Digital GS number 4400856
Image number 218
Reference number 218
Certificate type License
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