Tag Archives: Alice Baines Ellison

Harold & Alice Ellison Family Photos (1943-1976)

27 Oct
Father's Day 1943 Richard, Harold, James Ellison Robert holding service star. At 917 Maxwell Avenue, RO, Michigan

Father’s Day 1943 Richard, Harold, James Ellison
Robert holding service star. At 917 Maxwell Avenue, RO, Michigan

Alice & Harold Ellison Christmas 1967

Alice & Harold Ellison
Christmas 1967

Alice&HaroldEllisonwithJimcirca1967

Alice & Harold Ellison with son Jim, circa 1967

Alice&HaroldEllisoncirca1967

Houghton, Michigan June 1976 Arby, Bob, Hal, Bill. Jim

Houghton, Michigan
June 1976
Arby, Bob, Hal, Bill. Jim

Bob Ellison, Bill Metcalfe, Jim Ellison Upper Peninsula "Big Mac" in background June 1976

Bob Ellison, Bill Metcalfe, Jim Ellison
Upper Peninsula
“Big Mac” in background
June 1976

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Ellison & Tasker Family Photos

30 Apr
Alice Baines Ellison with her son James A Ellison circa 1937

Alice Baines Ellison with her son James A Ellison
circa 1937

James A. Ellison in 1957

James A. Ellison in 1957

August 2, 1941 James A Ellison and Ethel Tasker Wedding at the Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak, MI

August 2, 1941
James A Ellison and Ethel Tasker Wedding at the Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak, MI

John T Tasker Gunner 1915-1919 Canadian Field Artillery

John T Tasker
Gunner
1915-1919
Canadian Field Artillery

John T. Tasker and his wife Edith Dorothy circa 1950s

John T. Tasker and his wife Edith Dorothy
circa 1950s

Robert and Arbutus Ellison Wedding James A. Ellison is on the right

Robert and Arbutus Ellison Wedding
James A. Ellison is on the right

Woodward Ave Detroit Pa's Door written by Alice Baines Ellison

Woodward Ave Detroit
Pa’s Door
written by Alice Baines Ellison

James A. Ellison Childhood Photos

16 Apr

James A. Ellison of Royal Oak, Michigan. Son of Harold and Alice (Baines) Ellison.

The pages are from James’s Baby Book. The torn photo says 12 months old on the back.

JamesAEllisonBabyPics1 JamesAEllisonBabyPics2 JimEllison12monthsold

The following two photos are of James and his sister Alice with their parents Harold and Alice.

Harold,AlicewAlice&JimEllison Harold,AlicewAlice&JimEllison1920

Alice Baines at Winckley Square Convent School

7 Mar

My lovely Baines cousin, Elsie, has met up with another Baines family member over in England and just told me that my great-grandmother Alice Baines went to Winckley Square Convent School in Preston before she went to America in 1911.

You can see what remains of the school here:

http://www.winckleysquare.org.uk/

On a very interesting note, you will see that if you tour Winckley Square on the above website, you will read mention of a Paul Catterall and his brother Peter Catterall. I am wondering what connection these gentleman have to my ancestor Margaret J Catterall, who married Henry “Harry” Baines. Their son James Baines was Alice’s father.

The men were members of the Winckley Club.

You can read about the Winckley Club (and the Square) at Google Books.

Thank you, Elsie!!

The Abraham Baines Family in Preston 1851

15 Dec

The Abraham Baines family is shown below in the 1851 Census for England, in Preston, Lancashire.

1851EnglandCensusForHenryBaines

Abraham Baines is the grandfather of James Baines and great grandfather to Alice Baines Ellison.

Note on the census his son Henry, James’s father, is 15 years old and is a joiner. It looks like the next word indicates in cupboards. Joiners were carpenters.

Abraham, spelled Abram on the census, is a labourer, discharger, on the River Ribble. His son James, 17, is doing this also.  Thomas’s occupation is listed as corn warehouseman.

The River Ribble is the only river rising in Yorkshire that flows westward and empties into the Irish Sea.  A large Viking silver hoard was found on the river banks, near Preston, in 1840.

Here are some pictures I found of the River Ribble:

RiverRibbleview

RibbleRiver RiverRibble182

Jim & Ethel Ellison Photos

17 Sep

James A Ellison with parents, Harold & Alice circa 1944:

Jim & Ethel Ellison with Harold & Alice Ellison, July 1971:

 

Back of photo reads in Ethel’s Hand: “Shrine Choir Jim & Ethel Ellison pregnant with Judy Spring 1942”:

Livesey Family 1937

14 Sep

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?

1937

Back of above photo

Me= Alice Baines Ellison

Mother= Elizabeth Ellen Livesey Baines

My Bobby= Robert Baines Ellison

 

Harold & Alice Ellison Family Photos

6 Sep

60 th Wedding Anniversary for Harold & Alice Ellison in 1977:

1977

James A. Ellison biking over to his parents’ house Harold & Alice:

May 1978

“Who is the winner?” Harold & Jim Ellison:

1975

Harold D. Ellison with children- Harold, Richard, James:

1927

Ellison Children: Richard, James, Alice, Harold:

Easter 1928

James A. Ellison:

“Jimmy”

“Doing Stunts- Dad & Jim” ~ Harold and James Ellison:

“Tough looking bunch here snapped from porch”:

May 1936

Harold & Alice Ellison Family Photos

4 Jun

Arbutus & Robert Ellison’s Wedding. Jim Ellison is Best Man:

Ellison Family Party at Gordy’s Cottage in 1948:

1948

Alice & Harold Ellison’s 40th Wedding Anniversary 29 May 1957.

Back L-R: Alice, Jim, Bob, Hal, Dick, Dorothy

Front L-R: Harold, Peggy, Alice

Christmas Party at 917 Maxwell. With back of photo in Alice’s hand:

1964 Family Reunion:

1985 Family Reunion:

Bob, Arby, Becky, Hal, Barbara, Dick, Jim, Ethel, Dorothy, Bill, Alice, Gordon

James A. Ellison Family Photos

1 Jun

Jim and Bob Ellison at Yellowstone Park, on trip with sister Alice:

Bob and Jim Ellison

Jim Ellison diving at Yellowstone Park:

Jim Ellison

Private James A. Ellison:

World War II

Exalted Ruler of Royal Oak Elks Lodge No. 1523, April 1966:

James A. Ellison, Exalted Ruler

Elks Officers’ Ball. Left to Right: Arbutus & Bob Ellison, Ethel & Jim Ellison, Dorothy & Bill Metcalfe, Alice & Harold Ellison (front), Peggy & Chris Cowdin (back)

Ellison Family

March 1976. Harold, Jim & Jim Ellison:

Three Generations of Ellison’s

 

Lake Park, Florida, Feb. 1977. Patricia, Dorothy, Jim, Ethel & Amy:

Ellison Family

 

Toronto, Canada 1979. Bob, Dorothy, Arbutus, Ethel & Jim:

Ellison Family