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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)


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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