Memorable Manitobans: Aaron Grey (1865-1962)
Born at Agincourt, Ontario on 26 November 1865, he came to Winnipeg before 1900. He began working as a building contractor in 1904, alone or later in partnership with ? Davidson (1913-1919). He retired from business in 1942.
He and wife Mary Frances Pearson (1875-1955) had five children: Harvey Lorenzo Grey (1900-1988), Dorothy Frances Miriam Grey (1902-?, wife of Douglas Jones Roland), Allen Pearson Grey (1904-1904), Eva Mozetta Grey (1906-1972, wife of Arthur Robertson Woodburne), and Edythe Evelyn Grey (1907-2001, wife of Preston T. Hutchins). He served as President of the Strathcona Curling Club (1920-1921).
In 1950, he moved to Vancouver, British Columbia and died there on 7 January 1962.
Some of his construction works in Manitoba included:
Birth registrations [Harvey Lorenzo Grey, Dorothy Frances Miriam Grey, Allen Pearson Grey, Eva Margetta Grey], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
Death registrations [Aaron Grey, Mary Frances Grey], British Columbia Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 January 1962, page 19.
Aaron Grey, FamilySearch.
Page revised: 19 February 2023