Lt. Robert Logan Mayhew1,2

M, #31441, b. 29 April 1912, d. 12 November 1990
Father*Honorable Robert Wellington Mayhew1,3 b. 13 Oct 1880, d. 28 Jul 1971
Mother*Grace Gertrude Logan1 b. c 1878, d. 2 Sep 1967
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Carole Elizabeth Watson
Last Edited18 Dec 2017
     Lt. Robert Logan Mayhew was born on 29 April 1912 in Calgary, Alberta, CanadaG.1,2 Robert died on 12 November 1990 in Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG, at age 78.2
     He also went by the name of Logan.3
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa Journal 29 August 1942 :
Canadian parliamentarians, truly, are not asking any young Canadian to do something that they of their own children are not ready to do themselves. Fifty-two M.P.'s are veterans of the First Great War, and eight members of the cabinet saw overseas service, three of them being decorated for heroism....

Almost 100 children of members of the House of Commons are serving in every branch of the fighting forces...

Robert Wellington Mayhew (Victoria), two sons, Lt. Robert L. Mayhew, 30, in the Reserve Army, and Pilot Officer Charles A. Mayhew, 26, pilot in the R.C.A.F....1
In the obituary of Grace Gertrude Mayhew who died 6 September 1967, Grace's son, Logan Mayhew was listed as a survivor.4 In the obituary of Honorable Robert Wellington Mayhew who died 4 August 1971, Robert's son, Logan Mayhew was listed as a survivor.3

Citations

  1. [S5557] Sons, Daughters of M.P.'s Serve Canada in All Forces By Hal Miller, Ottawa Journal, Ottawa, ON, 29 Aug 1942, Page 19, column 1-4, Sons, Daughters of M.P.'s Serve Canada in All Forces. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Journal.
  2. [S676] (see citation for details), Death Registration (see citation for details) (Sept 11, 2000), British Columbia Archives Web Page - Death Index, unknown repository address, Mayhew, Robert Logan died 1990/11/12. Hereinafter cited as BC Archives -- Death's Index.
  3. [S5558] Deaths - Mayhew, Ottawa Journal, Ottawa, ON, 4 Aug 1971, Page 35, column 5, Obituary: The Honorable Robert Wellington Mayhew. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Journal.
  4. [S7370] Deaths - Mayhew, Grace, The Ottawa Journal, Ottawa, ON, Sept 6, 1967, Page 40, column 4. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Journal.

Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew1,2,3

M, #31443, b. 23 January 1916, d. 11 June 1943
Father*Honorable Robert Wellington Mayhew3,2 b. 13 Oct 1880, d. 28 Jul 1971
Mother*Grace Gertrude Logan3,2 b. c 1878, d. 2 Sep 1967
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Carole Elizabeth Watson
Last Edited8 Feb 2018
     Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew was born on 23 January 1916 in Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG.1,4,3,2 He and Elza Edith Lovitt were engaged on 1 January 1933 in the webpage Homemakers.com reproduced on elzamayhew.com, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG; I pulled out one of the diaries – 1933 – and opened it on Jan. 1. There was a PS at the top of the page: “Got engaged (minus the ring) to Elza at 2 a.m. this morning. ” They were 16.5 Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew and Elza Edith Lovitt were engaged on 4 June 1938 in the webpage Homemakers.com reproduced on elzamayhew.com, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG; 4 Saturday, June 1938.
Over to Elza’s at 2:30 armed with the diamond just in case the moment should present itself. Found her lying on the lawn at the front of the house on a rug. Gorgeous hot sun – it struck me the diamond would sparkle like mad in the sunlight; it also struck me that with the hot sunshine warming her she could do nothing else but melt when I gave it to her. So I did, just as she lay there.5 Charles married Elza Edith Lovitt on 10 September 1938 in St. Mary's Church, Oak Bay, British Columbia, CanadaG.1 Charles died on 11 June 1943 in CeylonG at age 27 Anne Mayhew records that he died flying a seaplane over the Indian Ocean during a hurricane.2,4,5
     Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew began military service before August 1942.4
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa Journal 29 August 1942 :
Canadian parliamentarians, truly, are not asking any young Canadian to do something that they of their own children are not ready to do themselves. Fifty-two M.P.'s are veterans of the First Great War, and eight members of the cabinet saw overseas service, three of them being decorated for heroism....

Almost 100 children of members of the House of Commons are serving in every branch of the fighting forces...

Robert Wellington Mayhew (Victoria), two sons, Lt. Robert L. Mayhew, 30, in the Reserve Army, and Pilot Officer Charles A. Mayhew, 26, pilot in the R.C.A.F....3

     The following newspaper article appeared in the Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Tribune 22 July 1943 :
The R.C.A.F. reported Wednesday night in it's 633rd list of the war, containing 21 names, that two men were killed on active service overseas and two others have died from injuries suffered on active service.

Following is the list:
...Missing on active service after air operations:
...Mayhew, Charles Alan, FO, Mrs. C.A. Mayhew (wife) 2440 Beach Drive, Victoria.6
On 15 January 1945, Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew Previously reported missing after air operations, now for official purposes, presumed dead.2

Family

Elza Edith Lovitt b. 19 Jan 1916, d. 11 Jan 2004
EngagementHe and Elza Edith Lovitt were engaged on 1 January 1933 in the webpage Homemakers.com reproduced on elzamayhew.com, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG; I pulled out one of the diaries – 1933 – and opened it on Jan. 1. There was a PS at the top of the page: “Got engaged (minus the ring) to Elza at 2 a.m. this morning. ” They were 16.5 
Engagement Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew and Elza Edith Lovitt were engaged on 4 June 1938 in the webpage Homemakers.com reproduced on elzamayhew.com, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG; 4 Saturday, June 1938.
Over to Elza’s at 2:30 armed with the diamond just in case the moment should present itself. Found her lying on the lawn at the front of the house on a rug. Gorgeous hot sun – it struck me the diamond would sparkle like mad in the sunlight; it also struck me that with the hot sunshine warming her she could do nothing else but melt when I gave it to her. So I did, just as she lay there.5 
Marriage* Charles married Elza Edith Lovitt on 10 September 1938 in St. Mary's Church, Oak Bay, British Columbia, CanadaG.1 

Citations

  1. [S298] BC Archives -- Marriages index 1872 -- 1936: Charles Alan Mayhew and Elza Edith Lovitt, Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Hereinafter cited as BC Archives -- Marriages index.
  2. [S8251] Charles Alan Mayhew, Death Registration 1943-09-702655 (Jun 11, 1943), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, B.C. Death Registration Image: Pilot Charles Alan Mayhew. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Mayhew, C A.
  3. [S5557] Sons, Daughters of M.P.'s Serve Canada in All Forces By Hal Miller, Ottawa Journal, Ottawa, ON, 29 Aug 1942, Page 19, column 1-4, Sons, Daughters of M.P.'s Serve Canada in All Forces. Hereinafter cited as Ottawa Journal.
  4. [S2753] Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead, online Search: Service Files of the Second World War – War Dead, 1939-1947, Flying Officer Charles Alan Mayhew. Hereinafter cited as WWI Cdn War Dead.
  5. [S5580] Elza Mayhew, online http://www.elzamayhew.com/about, “If Words Had Wings” Homemakers (February/March 2008)
    http://www.elzamayhew.com/sites/files/…. Hereinafter cited as Elza Mayhew.
  6. [S5578] Casualty List, Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jul 22, 1943, page 3, column 3. Hereinafter cited as Winnipeg Tribune.

Elza Edith Lovitt1

F, #31444, b. 19 January 1916, d. 11 January 2004
Last Edited19 Sep 2017
     Elza Edith Lovitt was born on 19 January 1916 in Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG.2,1 She and Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew were engaged on 1 January 1933 in the webpage Homemakers.com reproduced on elzamayhew.com, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG; I pulled out one of the diaries – 1933 – and opened it on Jan. 1. There was a PS at the top of the page: “Got engaged (minus the ring) to Elza at 2 a.m. this morning. ” They were 16.3 Elza Edith Lovitt and Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew were engaged on 4 June 1938 in the webpage Homemakers.com reproduced on elzamayhew.com, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG; 4 Saturday, June 1938.
Over to Elza’s at 2:30 armed with the diamond just in case the moment should present itself. Found her lying on the lawn at the front of the house on a rug. Gorgeous hot sun – it struck me the diamond would sparkle like mad in the sunlight; it also struck me that with the hot sunshine warming her she could do nothing else but melt when I gave it to her. So I did, just as she lay there.3 Elza married Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew, son of Honorable Robert Wellington Mayhew and Grace Gertrude Logan, on 10 September 1938 in St. Mary's Church, Oak Bay, British Columbia, CanadaG.1 Elza died on 11 January 2004 at age 87.4
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Tribune 22 July 1943 :
The R.C.A.F. reported Wednesday night in it's 633rd list of the war, containing 21 names, that two men were killed on active service overseas and two others have died from injuries suffered on active service.

Following is the list:
...Missing on active service after air operations:
...Mayhew, Charles Alan, FO, Mrs. C.A. Mayhew (wife) 2440 Beach Drive, Victoria.5

     The following newspaper article appeared in the Victoria, British Columbia January 2012 :
Over the course of some 30 years of sculpting (circa 1955 to 1985), she had become a well-known Canadian artist. When she died, Victoria’s Times Colonist newspaper called her “the closest thing to Emily Carr we ever had.”.4

Family

Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew b. 23 Jan 1916, d. 11 Jun 1943
Engagement*She and Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew were engaged on 1 January 1933 in the webpage Homemakers.com reproduced on elzamayhew.com, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG; I pulled out one of the diaries – 1933 – and opened it on Jan. 1. There was a PS at the top of the page: “Got engaged (minus the ring) to Elza at 2 a.m. this morning. ” They were 16.3 
Engagement Elza Edith Lovitt and Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew were engaged on 4 June 1938 in the webpage Homemakers.com reproduced on elzamayhew.com, Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaG; 4 Saturday, June 1938.
Over to Elza’s at 2:30 armed with the diamond just in case the moment should present itself. Found her lying on the lawn at the front of the house on a rug. Gorgeous hot sun – it struck me the diamond would sparkle like mad in the sunlight; it also struck me that with the hot sunshine warming her she could do nothing else but melt when I gave it to her. So I did, just as she lay there.3 
Marriage* Elza married Pilot Officer Charles Alan Mayhew, son of Honorable Robert Wellington Mayhew and Grace Gertrude Logan, on 10 September 1938 in St. Mary's Church, Oak Bay, British Columbia, CanadaG.1 

Citations

  1. [S298] BC Archives -- Marriages index 1872 -- 1936: Charles Alan Mayhew and Elza Edith Lovitt, Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Hereinafter cited as BC Archives -- Marriages index.
  2. [S5580] Elza Mayhew, online http://www.elzamayhew.com/about, CURRICULUM VITAE
    Birthplace:
    Victoria, British Columbia. January 19, 1916.. Hereinafter cited as Elza Mayhew.
  3. [S5580] Elza Mayhew, online http://www.elzamayhew.com/about, “If Words Had Wings” Homemakers (February/March 2008)
    http://www.elzamayhew.com/sites/files/…
  4. [S5580] Elza Mayhew, online http://www.elzamayhew.com/about, The Art of Living by Anne Mayhew
    http://www.elzamayhew.com/sites/files/…
    December/January 2012 homemakers.com; pages 72 & 73.
  5. [S5578] Casualty List, Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jul 22, 1943, page 3, column 3. Hereinafter cited as Winnipeg Tribune.

George Cuthbertson1

M, #31454, d. before September 1939
Last Edited18 Apr 2015
     George died before September 1939.1

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S5575] Weddings - Morning Bridal Unites Verna Olga Mayhew and I. F. Cuthbertson, Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, MB, 21 Sep 1939, Page 21, column 5, The Winnipeg Tribune Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada); 21 Sep 1939, Wed; Page 21, column 5
    Weddings - Morning Bridal Unites Verna Olga Mayhew and I. F. Cuthbertson. Hereinafter cited as Winnipeg Tribune.

John Mayhew1,2

M, #31456
Last Edited5 May 2017
     John married Alice Long on 7 December 1906 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaG.2,1
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Tribune 11 December 1906 :
A quiet house wedding took place at 64 Francis street, the home of Mrs. Morris, at 3.30 on Dec. 7, when Mr. J. Mayhew, of Wawanesa, and Miss Alice Long, of Toronto, were united in marriage by Rev. Hamilton Wigle, the former pastor of the bride. The drawing rooms were prettily decorated with plants and chrysanthemums. The bride wore a pretty costume of brown broadcloth with cream lace and chiffon trimmings. The bride received many beautiful presents, a number of which were from friends in Toronto and the eastern provinces. The groom's present was a handsom fur-lined coat with mink collar and revers. Mr. and Mrs. Mayhew went west by the evening train.1

     September 2016 Research notes:
Are John Mayhew, son of Ira and Margaret and John Mayhew, husband of Alice Long, the same person?

Also, did Ira and Margaret have two sons named John, with the first dying before the birth of the second.3

Family

Alice Long

Citations

  1. [S5576] Mayhew - Long, Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, MB, 11 Dec 1906, Page 7, column 6, The Winnipeg Tribune Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada); 11 Dec 1906; Tue; Page 7, column 6
    Mayhew - Long. Hereinafter cited as Winnipeg Tribune.
  2. [S868] Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency, Manitoba Vital Statistics (Winnipeg, MB: Vital Statistics Agency), Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency - Genealogy Search page, John Mayhew and Alice Long. Hereinafter cited as Manitoba Vital Statistics.
  3. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207).

Alice Long1

F, #31457
Last Edited27 Sep 2016
     Alice married John Mayhew on 7 December 1906 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaG.2,1
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg Tribune 11 December 1906 :
A quiet house wedding took place at 64 Francis street, the home of Mrs. Morris, at 3.30 on Dec. 7, when Mr. J. Mayhew, of Wawanesa, and Miss Alice Long, of Toronto, were united in marriage by Rev. Hamilton Wigle, the former pastor of the bride. The drawing rooms were prettily decorated with plants and chrysanthemums. The bride wore a pretty costume of brown broadcloth with cream lace and chiffon trimmings. The bride received many beautiful presents, a number of which were from friends in Toronto and the eastern provinces. The groom's present was a handsom fur-lined coat with mink collar and revers. Mr. and Mrs. Mayhew went west by the evening train.1

Family

John Mayhew

Citations

  1. [S5576] Mayhew - Long, Winnipeg Tribune, Winnipeg, MB, 11 Dec 1906, Page 7, column 6, The Winnipeg Tribune Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada); 11 Dec 1906; Tue; Page 7, column 6
    Mayhew - Long. Hereinafter cited as Winnipeg Tribune.
  2. [S868] Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency, Manitoba Vital Statistics (Winnipeg, MB: Vital Statistics Agency), Manitoba Vital Statistics Agency - Genealogy Search page, John Mayhew and Alice Long. Hereinafter cited as Manitoba Vital Statistics.