Or probably not quite 2 years old. My mother was born 10 October 1939, and I'm guessing this photo was taken in the summer of 1941. So she would have been about 21 or 22 months old here. This photograph was taken at Mississippi Lake, Carleton Place, Lanark County, Ontario, where my mother's family had … Continue reading Catherine Frances McGlade, age 2
CREDITS: Papers and elements by Crate Paper. Font: Coldstyle, by E-phemera.
My mum (the youngest of 6) with her 5 older siblings, at the McGlade cottage at Mississippi Lake (Carleton Place, Lanark County, Ontario): CREDITS: Papers and elements by Crate Paper. Fonts: Coldstyle and Heck Italic (by E-phemera).
My maternal grandparents John ("Jack") Eugene McGlade[1. My grandfather was probably named after both his paternal and his maternal grandfathers: John after John McGlade, and Eugene after Eugene McCarthy.] and Delia Lucie Derouin were married on 10 February 1931, at St. John Chyrostom RC Church in Arnprior (Renfrew Co., Ontario). My grandfather lived in his … Continue reading When did my maternal grandparents meet?
I tend to think of funeral prayer cards as a Catholic thing, though this assumption may be a function of my own, somewhat limited experience: the vast majority of funerals I have attended have been Catholic (at the moment, I can think of only two that were not, though that can't be accurate, surely?). In … Continue reading Funeral Prayer Cards
When Rose Ann Muriel St. Jean married Max Glatt at a Catholic church in Ottawa,[1. Ottawa (Paroisse St. Jean Baptiste, Carleton Co., Ontario), Register of Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1909-1968, M. 6 (1939), Max Glatt and Rose Ann Muriel St. Jean, image 2257 of 2995, Ancestry.ca (http://ancestry.ca/: accessed 16 November 2012), Ontario, Canada, Catholic Church Records … Continue reading Disparité de culte/disparity of worship/disparitus cultus
Ancestry.ca recently extended their coverage of Ontario civil death registrations by a couple of years (from "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1936" to "Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938"). In a previous entry, I suggested that Wilfrid Dontigny had presumably died of tuberculosis. This presumption based on oral tradition, and on a photograph of Wilfrid Dontigny (with his wife Anna … Continue reading Wilfrid Dontigny (Death Info Update)