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Memorable Manitobans: Cyrus McBean (1848-1918)

Building contractor.

Born on 18 October 1848, he came to Winnipeg in 1885 and worked as a building contractor. He was a founding member of St. Giles Presbyterian Church. He died at his Winnipeg home, 82 St. Cross Street on 10 March 1918 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: McBean House (453 Mountain Avenue, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: McBean House (82 St. Cross Street, Winnipeg)

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Cyrus McBean, 69, dies in St. John’s,” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 March 1918, page 5.

“Old-time resident dies suddenly,” Manitoba Free Press, 10 March 1918.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2020

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