Wilfred Reid May

M, #2063, b. 20 March 1896, d. 21 June 1952
Father*Alexander Esson May b. 30 Aug 1865, d. 26 Jan 1917
Mother*Elizabeth Reid b. 31 Dec 1863
     Wilfred Reid May was born on 20 March 1896 at Carberry, North Cypress, Manitoba, Canada, son of Alexander Esson May and Elizabeth Reid. Wilfred Reid May married Violet Aileen Bode on 20 November 1924 at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Wilfred Reid May died on 21 June 1952 at Utah, USA, at age 56.1
     As of 1902, Wilfred Reid May also went by the name of Wop May.2

Family

Violet Aileen Bode b. 1901
Marriage*Wilfred Reid May married Violet Aileen Bode on 20 November 1924 at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Last Edited11 Dec 2011

Citations

  1. [S34] Various, Internet,
    May was on vacation with his son Denny on June 21, 1952 when he suffered a serious stroke and died while hiking to Timpanogos Cave near American Fork, Utah.
  2. [S34] Various, Internet,
    May was born in Carberry, Manitoba, son of a carriage maker. His family moved to Edmonton in 1902, and while on the way they stayed with family and friends, and his two-year-old cousin, Mary Lumsden, gave him his nickname "Wop".
  3. [S12] Government of Canada, 1901 Census of Canada,
    May Alexander E 30 aug 1865
    Elizabeth 31 dec 1863
    Court E 15 jun 1890
    Vera B 20 oct 1892
    Wilfred R 20 March 1896.
  4. [S13] Government of Canada, 1906 Census Western Canada,
    May A E 42
    E 42
    E C 15
    Vera 112
    W R 10
    The family living next door is brother Charles May.
  5. [S15] Government of Canada, 1911 Census of Canada,
    258 McKay
    May Alexander aug 1864
    Elizabeth dec 1864
    Elgincourt june 1890
    Vera B oct 1893
    Wilfred R march 1897.
  6. [S46] Government of Canada, 1916 Census Western Canada,
    10327 - 99 ave
    May Alexander 50
    R Elizabeth 50
    Court 25
    Vera 23
    Wilfred 20 service camp alberta
    Rutledge Hilda servant 21.