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Dodge Island

 

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Prince Rupert BC
Dodge Island
aka- Hospital Island

Federal Government built a 3 story Quarantine Hospital
 on this Island in 1912
Expecting Sick Sailors, or any Sick Immigrants that entered Prince Rupert.

Aug 1909 a Dr. Montizambert, and Dr. A. T. Watt, went to Rupert
to pick the location a new Marine Quarantine Station.
They returned to William Head Quarantine Station.
They had a Government grant of $35,000.00
They were initially looking at a 100 bed hospital.

Dr. Tremayne was it's one and only Doctor.
I believe it actually only housed one patient.
Per history link below, I was right.

Located on an Island between Prince Rupert and Digby Island

Dodge Cove separates the Island, from Digby Island.
There is a small Community living there.  See history site below.

Dodge Cove Named after:
 George Blanchard Dodge, DLS
Department of Marine and Fisheries,
 Dominion Government Land / Hydrographic Surveyor,
and Civil Engineer.
George Blanchard Dodge
b- Aug 18, 1873 in Halifax, Halifax, NS
d- Oct 4,1945 in Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa ON
Dodge Cove and Dodge Island named after him.

He worked for the British Hydrographic Survey in Newfoundland
for many years before transferring to the Canadian Hydrographic Survey.
He worked for them for 5 years,
then joined the Topography survey, Division of Dept of the Interior,
In 1908 appointed chief of the Special Survey Division of this Dept.
Retired in 1936.
During the war he worked for Ontario Hughes Owen Co.

George married Grace Semple

George was the son of Dr. Stephen Dodge, Physician,
and Florence Dodge, who were married Sept 15, 1864

In 1906 Prince Rupert Townsite / Harbour was surveyed by George Dodge


Dr. Henry Ernest Tremayne
b- Sept 6, 1873 in Wilton, ON (alt Sept 15, 1874?)
d- July 3, 1942, Kelowna BC, age 68
Buried in Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

 

First Doctor in Prince Rupert

attended Upper Canada College
University of Toronto, 1895

Family came to Metlakatla BC from ON in 1905/6,
and into Prince Rupert in 1906.
appointed Medical Officer of Quarantine at Prince Rupert

Served in the Canadian Army
Jan 1924 he was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Prince Rupert
Oct 1924 he was visiting R. L. McIntosh, at the "Crossways"
he is shown with wife and 2 daughters.
1927 travelled with a regiment of soldiers to Terrace,
he was shown as one of the officers, as Major H. E. Tremayne, Medical Officer.
Apr 9, 1928?, 1934?, appointed to the William Head Quarantine station
wife- Ann (Annie) "Evelyn" Tremayne, nee Fletcher
b- Aug 1, 1877, in Frey? ON
d- Apr 11, 1950 in Vancouver BC

Buried in Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery
First "White" woman to step foot in Prince Rupert

daughter of Robert E. Fletcher, b- ca 1850, Ireland, d- 1911
 and Jane Ronald, b- ca 1850, Scotland, d- 1932


daughter- Dorothy Emily Tremayne
b- Mar 24, 1904 in Toronto Junction, ON
d- July 20, 1989 in Vancouver BC
married William Henry Hamilton


daughter- Ethel Marion "Roberta" Tremayne
b- Jan 24, 1906 in Metlakatla, BC
graduate nurse
married Richard A. Stiefel


son- Trevor Tremayne
b- Jan 1911 in BC
1911 family living on Center St, Prince Rupert
 

daughter- Francis I. "Frankie" Tremayne
b- Feb 3, 1913 in Prince Rupert
d- Jan 7, 2009
married a Goepel?

 

daughter- Audrey J. R. "Audie" Tremayne
b- Apr 14, 1916
d- Sept 28, 2000

 

brother- Rev. Herbert Ogilvie Tremayne
b- May 9, 1864
d- Nov 23, 1934
Buried in Christ Church Mimico Cemetery, Etobicoke, ON

attended University of Trinity College in Toronto, B.A. 1886, M.A. 1888

Rev. C of E, in Islington ON, ca 1893
He came to Christ Church in York, in 1907
brother's wife- Helen Alexander Webster,
b- May 17, 1862 Yarmouth, NS
d, Aug 13 1942
brother's daughter- Helen Isabel Tremayne
b- Mar 13, 1893
d- Dec 29, 1971


Herbert shown as a Clergyman in York ON in 1901
with his brother Henry living with him, single

 

Father- Rev. Canon Francis Tremayne, M.A.
b- 1829  in Sandwich, Kent, England
d- 1919, in Mimico, ON, age 90

Buried in Christ Church Mimico Cemetery, Etobicoke, ON
Attended University of Trinity College in toronto in 1852

became Rector of Christ Church, York in 1877

 

Mother- Emily Jane Kelly Geddes
b- Sept 10, 1836
d- Mar 24, 1896

Tremayne Bay, south end of Digby Island named after this man

 

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History of this whole area, explained better than I can
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