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Family of Lewis Gilbert CONIBEAR and Ada Mary GRIBBLE

Husband: Lewis Gilbert CONIBEAR (1869-1940)
Wife: Ada Mary GRIBBLE (1870-1955)
Children: Frank Ralph CONIBEAR (1896-1988)
Doris CONIBEAR (1898-1915)
Gilbert Jack CONIBEAR (1901-1985)
Mable Ruth CONIBEAR (1904-1980)
Kenneth Wilfred CONIBEAR (1907-2002)
Marriage Q4 1895 Crediton , Devon, England
Married in the Bible Christian Chapel, Crediton?

Husband: Lewis Gilbert CONIBEAR

Name: Lewis Gilbert CONIBEAR1
Sex: Male
Father: George F CONEYBEER (1823-1896)
Mother: Mary APSEY (1823-1889)
Birth 8 Jun 1869 Crediton , Devon, England
Occupation Engineer
Death 1940 (age 70-71) Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
Cause: Heart Attack

Wife: Ada Mary GRIBBLE

Name: Ada Mary GRIBBLE1
Sex: Female
Father: William GRIBBLE (1844- )
Mother: Mary Harriet WEBBER (1842- )
Birth 1870 Exeter, Devon, England
Emigration 26 Nov 1898 (age 28) from Liverpool, Lancashire, England to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Ada nad the two children Frank and Doris sailed on the Labrador. Lewis had presumably sailed earlier.
Death 1955 (age 84-85) Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Child 1: Frank Ralph CONIBEAR

Name: Frank Ralph CONIBEAR1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Cecilia POWELL (1891-1955)
Birth 23 Aug 1896 Stoke Damerel - Devonport, Devon, England
Occupation Trapper and writer
Physical Description Childhood Scarlet Fever left Frank almost totally deaf
Death 1988 (age 91-92) Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Child 2: Doris CONIBEAR

Name: Doris CONIBEAR1
Sex: Female
Birth Q2 1898 Stoke Damerel - Devonport, Devon, England
Death 1915 (age 16-17) North West Territories, Canada
Cause: It is believed that Doris drowned in the Great Slave Lake. She had gone to the wharf to get some books coming in on one of the boats. It is thought that she fell through the ice.

Child 3: Gilbert Jack CONIBEAR

Name: Gilbert Jack CONIBEAR1
Sex: Male
Birth 1901 Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Death 1985 (age 83-84) Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Child 4: Mable Ruth CONIBEAR

Name: Mable Ruth CONIBEAR1
Sex: Female
Birth 1904
Occupation Teacher
Death 1980 (age 75-76) Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Child 5: Kenneth Wilfred CONIBEAR

Name: Kenneth Wilfred CONIBEAR1
Sex: Male
Birth 1907 Orrville, Ontario, Canada
Death 2002 (age 94-95) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Note on Husband: Lewis Gilbert CONIBEAR

In 1881 Lewis is with his sister Georgina and brother-in-law George Carpenter at 5 Knights Hill, Norwood, Surrey.


Lewis was the Chief Engineer on the Great Slave Lake


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009