Charles Nelson Pretty 1890 - 1992

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Charles Pretty, the husband of Rowena Elizabeth Peters the fourth cousin once-removed on the father's side of Nigel Horne, was born in Ontario, Canada on 7 Mar 18901,2,3,4 and married Rowena (with whom he had 4 children: Charles Watson, Rowena Charlotte, James Ivan and Elizabeth Anne) at New Westminster, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on 10 Oct 19175.

During his life, he was living at New Westminster in 1891[1] and in British Columbia in 1901[6].

He died on 6 Apr 1992 in British Columbia2,4 and is buried at Pretty Family Private Cemetery, Harrison Mills, British Columbia2,4. During 1925 he travelled from Southampton, Hampshire, England to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada arriving on 3 Dec.


  1. Charles Watson was born in 1919
  2. Rowena Charlotte was born in 1923
  3. James Ivan was born in 1928


Height: 5 ft 8 in.


Charles Nelson Pretty - headstone

Charles Nelson Pretty - headstone

Family Tree

Family Tree



  1. 1891 Census of Canada Operations Inc (Marital Status: SingleRelation to Head of House: Son)
  2. Canada, Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Operations, Inc.
  3. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010. .Original data - Passenger Lists, 1865–1935. Microfilm Publications T-479 to T-520, T-4689 to T-4874, T-14700 to T-14939, C-4511 to C-4542. Library and Archives Canada,n.d. RG 76-C. D
  4. Web: International, Find A Grave Index Operations, Inc.
  5. British Columbia, Canada, Marriage Index, 1872-1935 Operations Inc
  6. Canada Census 1901 - Findmypast (was the son of the head of the household)

To be done

Pretty Family Private Cemetery, Harrison Mills, British Columbia, Canada isn't found

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