Robert the second child of Gabriel and Elizabeth Stickler was born in 1876 in Pucklechurch. He immigrated to Canada in 1904 along with his sister Amelia, and Aunt Ellen Jane Stockton (nee Stickler) and her three children. Robert settled in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was previously married in Bristol to Florence Beatrice Perry and they had at least one son, Ernest Gerald Stickler born c1900. In Canada he married Catherine Lawrie and they bought up four children, Arthur, Robert William, John Lawrie, and Clifford. Robert eventually developed rheumatoid arthritis and reportedly spent much of his later life searching for a cure to this disease. Because of his preoccupation with his affliction he spent less time with the family while he was seeking help for his problem. Robert died in 1945.
|Offspring of Robert Stickler and Florence Beatrice Perry (c1882-1909)|
|Ernest Gerald Stickler (c1900-)|
|Offspring of Robert Stickler and Catherine Lawrie (1881-1964)|
|Arthur Stickler (-)|| |
|Robert William (c1915-1985)|| |
|John Lawrie (1919-)|| |
|Clifford Lawrie (1924-1992)|
With the exception of Arthur Stickler, who returned to England after his arrest in Vancouver, all the other children of Robert Stickler (1877-1945) and Catherine Lawrie (1881-1964) lived at one time in the Vancouver, BC area.
Arthur Stickler Robert's son Arthur Stickler, bought up with his wife and family in Canada, was an illegitimate son of Robert not by Robert's wife Catherine Lawrie?
Arthur returned to England after his arrest in Vancouver for what was a 'stupid petty theft'.
Robert William Stickler His second son, Robert William Stickler, married Shirley Darngrough and they had three children.
John Lawrie Stickler His third son, John Lawrie Stickler, settled in Vancouver Island, and
Clifford Stickler His fourth son, Clifford, married Joan Wilkinson who went to Canada as a war bride; she was married at the time but divorced her husband after her giving birth to Trevor; her son by Clifford Stickler.
Namesakes of Robert Stickler (c1877-1945)