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Allen, Silas Herbert

  • Person

Silas Herbert Allen was born in 1861 and on January 1, 1900 married Alice McLaren in Vancouver. A daughter Violet was born at home, 777 Princess Street, on May 12, 1902. Silas Allen died at the age of 60 in 1921.

Allison, John F.

  • Person

John F. Allison and Edgar M. Allison pre-empted 640 acres of land at the junction of the Similkameen River and Nicola Creek. Susan Moir, later married to John F. Allison, was considered by some to be the first white woman in the Okanagan.

Allison, Susan Louisa

  • Person
  • 1845-1937

Susan Louisa Allison (nee Moir) was born in Ceylon. Her family moved back to England and then to Hope, British Columbia. After her marriage to John Fall Allison in 1868, she settled near Princeton, where Allison ranched, trapped, mined, and kept a trading post. Susan Allison worked with her husband for many years, and continued to manage their cattle ranch after his death in 1897. She composed poetry, native Indian tales, short stories, and a series of newspaper articles, "Early History of Princeton". Her recollections were written after she moved to Vancouver in 1928.

Alpen Holdings Limited

  • Corporate body

Incorporated in 1951, Alpen Holdings Limited, or the Alpen Club, as it was also known, was a company engaged primarily in the rental and management of property and the provision of catering services in Vancouver.

Alpha (ship)

The steamship Alpha, the second vessel bearing this name, sailed to British Columbia in the late 1890s from the Eastern Coast of North America. The ship transported men and supplies north to the Klondike Gold Rush. The ship foundered off Yellow Rock in 1900 and sank, drowning nine men.

Amazing Video Productions

  • Corporate body
  • 1970 -

Amazing Video Productions is located in Vancouver, B.C. and owned by Jim DeYoung.

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