Errico Family Collection: 1914- 1962. - - 2cm of textual records.
Guisseppe Errico ( 1881-1950 ) was born in Salerno , Italy to Francesco ( 1857 – 1925 ) and Rosa ( nee Dimatto or De Santis) ( ? - ? ). Arriving in Canada during the early 1900’s it is not known as to when he moved to the Powell River area but possibly about 1911 or 1912. He had a farm in the region Maple Ave and Hawthorn Street, in the Townsite. Siblings seemed to have joined him at some point, his step brother, Giovanni ( 1880-1940 ) ; George ( 1893-1944) and Michele ( Mike ) ( 1894-1962).In 1913 Guisseppe applied for a Crown Grant for District Lot 4726 in the Powell Lake surrounds. He pre-empted it in 1914. By 1920 he had made the improvements , was granted a Certificate of Improvement and in 1922 he purchased the land for $1.00. Guisseppe was granted a Certificate of Naturalization in Canada in March 1920. He farmed the land, built a home and sold produce to the citizens of Powell River.
Fonds consists of legal documents, correspondence, and a blue print.
Series list available.
Title based on contents of collection.
1. Legal Documents: - - 1914 – 1962. - - 1cm of textual records.
The series consists of application for a Crown Grant of Lot 4726, Certificate of Indefeasible Title for Lot 4725 and 4726. Certificate of Naturalization 1920, Certificate of Pre-Emption, Certificate of Improvement for Lot 4726, Death Certificates for Guisseppe, Michele, George, Francesco and Giovanni ( John ) Duricco. Title based on contents of series.
2. Correspondence: - - 1932 – 1933. - - 1cm of textual records.
The series consists of correspondence between Giovanni ( John ) and H.L. Swan, Public Works Engineer, Victoria B.C. regarding the developing a road for District Lots 4724 and 4725 to Powell Lake.
Title based on contents of series.
Fonds : 208
See also Fonds 174 and Fonds 181