|Mary Gertrude Kula
Noted events in her life were:
• age 98.
Mary married Alexander Crawford Harkness, son of Hugh Harkness and Margaret Crawford, on 23 Dec 1953 in Vancouver, B.C..2 (Alexander Crawford Harkness was born on 14 Jan 1916 in Larne, County Antrim, Ireland 2 6 7 and died on 16 Oct 1991 in Vancouver, B.C. 2 6.)
Robert A. Harkness, supplied family group sheets of his close family. March 20, 2002,. received initial package of data on March 19, 2002
received further data from personal knowledge of the family on April 8, 2002
Source of his information was three of the Kula sisters including the mother of Robert Harkness:
Mrs. Jean Wilkie, Pauline Kula and Mrs. Gertrude Harkness
2 Robert A. Harkness, supplied family group sheets of his close family. March 20, 2002,.
Dept of Health and Welfare, Province of Manitoba, Certificate of birth: No. 62118. :
Certificate of Birth
This is to certify that the following details of birth are on record in the office of the Recorder of Vital Statistics.
Name: -MARY KULA- , Sex: Female
Date of Birth: January 20, 1916
PLace of Birth: Municipality of St. Clements, Man.
Name of Father: Lawrence Kula
Residence: Lyall, Manitoba, Occupation: Farmer
Maiden Name of Mother: Kate Imalko,
Birth Place: Austria
Registration No. 13, Year: 1916, Registration district: St. Clements
Given under my Hand and Seal of the Department of Health and Public Welfare, this 5th day of September, 1944
signed L. E. Stewart, Acting Recorder, Province of Manitoba
(note:in the year 2002, the family of Mary Kula, believes that the maiden name of the mother reported here should have been reported as Kate MALKO, note by jc anderson, April 8, 2002)
Vancouver Sun. :
HARKNESS- Alexander, Crawford, passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 16, 1991, at age 75. He is survived by his loving wife, Gertrude; 2 sons, Bob (Cathie) and David (Barb); 4 grandchildren. Alex was an avid golfer and a charter member of the Squamish Valley Golf and Country Club.
Following cremation, a Memorial service will be held Saturday, October 26 at 2 p.m. at the First Memorial Services Chapel, 602 Kingsway, Vancouver, B.C. Donations to M.S. Society of B.C. gratefully appreciated.
5 Dept of Health and Welfare, Province of Manitoba, Certificate of birth: No. 62118.
6 Vancouver Sun.
Public Records Office, Northern Ireland, registration 276, registered 22 February, 1916. :
Certified Copy of an Entry of Birth
Date and Place of birth: 1916, Fourteenth January, Carson Street, Larne
Name: Alexander Crawford, Sex: Male
Name and Surname of Father: Hugh Harkness,
Dwelling Place of Father: Carson Street
Name and Surname of Mother: Maggie Harkness, formerly Crawford
Rank or profession of father: Blacksmith
informant: Maggie Harkness, Mother,
Residence of Informant: Carson Street
When registered: Twenty second February, 1916
J. M. Killen, Registrar
copy issued by the office of the Rural Council Offices, Larne
Date: 19 November, 1956 by Edith White Deputy Supt.
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