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Re: Frank JAMES Halesowen & Canada
« Reply #9 on: Friday 10 August 18 12:43 BST (UK) »
You're welcome  :)

Elsie so far is elusive. :P

The two daughters,
L. born Jan. 4, 1928, daughter of Frank James, and Elsie Fish. Elsie signed, witness Elizabeth Cowdry

M.A. born July 21, 1930, daughter of Frank James, of 5501-ninth Ave. Rosemount and Elsie Fish,
both signed, witness Annie Whelan.

You had mentioned they had 4 children, so I'm going to assume you know their names.
Sandra I've PM'd those names to you.

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Re: Frank JAMES Halesowen & Canada
« Reply #10 on: Friday 10 August 18 14:35 BST (UK) »


That's great - thanks DB.  Still nothing   :-\

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Re: Frank JAMES Halesowen & Canada
« Reply #11 on: Friday 10 August 18 15:40 BST (UK) »
Hi,

The witness on daughter M.A.'s birth, Annie Whelan I think is Elsie's sister.

Marriage Dec. 21, 1912 Montreal
Joseph Frederick Whelan, bachelor, son of Joseph Maurice Whelan and his wife Elizabeth late of
Pendleton, England, now of Montreal, and Annie Fish, spinster, daughter of William Henry Fish
and his wife Sarah.

Obit. Montreal Gazette March 25, 1976, page 27
Whelan, Annie, on March 23, 1976, Annie Fish beloved husband of Frederick Joseph Whelan, dear
mother of W and J and the late Dorothy and Maurice.
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=Fr8DH2VBP9sC&dat=19760325&printsec=frontpage&hl=en
Find A Grave, Mont Royal Cemetery, Montreal
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108973394/annie-whelan
Obit Montreal Gazette Jan. 1, 1955, page 13
Whelan, Joseph Frederick, on December 31,1954 in his 70th year, beloved husband of Annie Fish.
https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=Fr8DH2VBP9sC&dat=19550101&printsec=frontpage&hl=en
Find A Grave, Mont Royal Cemetery, Montreal
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108217101

I was hoping Annie's obit might mention Elsie, but no luck.

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Re: Frank JAMES Halesowen & Canada
« Reply #12 on: Friday 10 August 18 15:44 BST (UK) »


There is an Elsie Maud James in the same cemetery (5th March 1973) as Annie - can't see anything giving Elsie a middle name. Nothing on Voters List.  :-\

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/108924774/elsie-maud-james
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Re: Frank JAMES Halesowen & Canada
« Reply #13 on: Friday 10 August 18 15:57 BST (UK) »
Hi,

Just checked the Montreal Gazette for Elsie Maud, she was nee Dumble.

Back to the drawing board. :P ;D

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Re: Frank JAMES Halesowen & Canada
« Reply #14 on: Friday 10 August 18 16:02 BST (UK) »


Last sighting 1945 - could have remarried I suppose  :-\

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Re: Frank JAMES Halesowen & Canada
« Reply #15 on: Sunday 12 August 18 15:57 BST (UK) »
Hi,

Frank is buried in the Champ d'Honneur/National Field of Honour Cemetery. This cemetery is
also for military family members. You may wish to email them to see if Elsie is there.
Frank's grave is Section E, Grave 60.
Contact here
http://www.lastpostfund.ca/EN/contactus.php

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