Tag Archives: Baines

William Baines & Elizabeth Hurst

11 Feb

William Baines, born 14 May 1862, was the son of Henry Baines and Margaret Catterall of Preston, Lancashire, England. He married Elizabeth Hurst.

1881 England Census:

1881EngWmBaines

 

 

1891 England Census:

1891EngWmBaines

 

1911 England Census:

1911EngCensusWmBaines

 

On 1 May 1913 William left England for New York:

WmBainesPassList

 

On 5 Sep 1913 his wife and children: Hannah, Margaret, Elizabeth, Francis, John and Jane left England for Quebec, Canada. They arrived in Quebec on 11 Sep 1913:

EBainesPassList

ElizBainesPassList

 

On 13 Mar 1916, William was killed in an accident in Detroit, Michigan:

WmBainesdeathcert.

 

Baines Family Photos

14 Sep

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?

Circa 1929

James A Ellison with daughters. Judith on one swing and he is pushing Jacqueline. Back reads “Family Reunion September 1946” :

Sept. 1946

Baines Family Photos 1917-1918

6 Mar

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 Baines Prayer Card 1937

16 Jun

James Baines, husband of Elizabeth Ellen (Livesey), was the father of Alice (Baines) Ellison. He was born in Preston, Lancashire, England. Thanks to Aunt Peggy!

Alice Baines Ellison’s Genealogy Notes

6 Apr

Thanks to my Aunt Peggy Cowdin for giving me copies of all of her mother’s, Alice Baines Ellison,¬† genealogy notes. There are notes on the following surnames (plus):

  • Ellison
  • Van Buren
  • Baines
  • Pryer
  • Cateral
  • Livesey
  • Robinson