Below is James Baines, age 45 years, on West Twelve Mile Rd in what is now Berkley, but then called Royal Oak Township in 1920:
Below are photographs with people I cannot all identify. They were taken in August 1929. In many of them are James Baines and his wife Elizabeth Ellen and I think it is James and Elizabeth sitting in front of the car? Please let me know if you can id any of the others!
Two photographs of girls. Do you know who they are? Umbrella girl photo says “Miss Highty Tighty” on the back:
Miss Highty Tighty
Jim & Harold Ellison discussing Detroit Free Press carrier salesmanship:
Group of Boys. Second one on right looks like my grandfather, James A Ellison. How about the rest of the boys?
James A Ellison with daughters. Judith on one swing and he is pushing Jacqueline. Back reads “Family Reunion September 1946″ :
My great-grandmother Alice Baines Ellison was the daughter of James Baines and Elizabeth Ellen Livesey both of Preston, Lancashire, England. Alice immigrated to America in1911 with her parents. She was their only child.
Elizabeth Ellen Livesey was the daughter of Reuben Livesey and Alice Prince. The picture below was taken in 1937. I do not know who the Shaw’s were. Do you?
Uncle “Jack” John Livesey was born circa 1879. Was Aunt Agnes his wife? Or now Mrs. Shaw? Margaret Livesey took the photo. Was she Uncle Jack’s wife?
Back of above photo
Me= Alice Baines Ellison
Mother= Elizabeth Ellen Livesey Baines
My Bobby= Robert Baines Ellison
On the back of photograph: Fairmont, WV Xmas 1917
Baines Family 1917
Left to Right Back Row: James Baines, Elizabeth Ellen Baines, Harold Ellison, Alice Ellison Front Row: Nellie Baines, wife of Thomas Baines (James Baines brother) with three of their children
On Back of Photograph: Carmicheals, PA 1918
Baines Family 1918
Left to Right: Nellie Baines with Marie and Bill Baines, Elizabeth E Baines with her dog, James Baines
James & Elizabeth Baines were the parents of Alice Baines who married Harold D. Ellison. James & Elizabeth along with Alice came to America in 1911. Alice was 13 years old when they immigrated.
1901 England Census
As you can see, James was 26, Elizabeth 27 and Alice, 3. James was a Carpenter and all three were born in Lanes, Preston, Lancashire, England.
This census came from ancestry.com.
Elizabeth Ellen (Livesey) Baines was the daughter of Reuben and Alice (Prince) Livesey and the wife of James Baines. Their daughter Alice Baines married Harold D. Ellison. Elizabeth was referred to as “Nana”. Elizabeth was born on 31 JAN 1874 in Preston, Lancashire, England. Thanks to Aunt Peggy for sharing this with me.