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  • ID: I1098
  • Name: Julian Alonzo CHISHOLM
  • Given Name: Julian Alonzo
  • Surname: CHISHOLM
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 Mar 1905 in Sheguiandah, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • Death: 13 Sep 1991 in Mindemoya, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial: 16 Sep 1991 Cold Springs Cemetery, Part Of Lot # 30, Concession # 8, Bidwell Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • Change Date: 6 Sep 2015 at 23:48
  • Note:
    Ontario Vital Records - Births #012 599 - 1905
    CHISHOLM, Alonso Julian, male, 22 March 1905, Howland. Parents: L. Chisholm and Lilly Spry.

    1911 Ontario Census, Bidwell, Household #61
    Spry James Male Head Married June 1842 69
    Spry Sarah Female Wife Married August 1844 67
    Spry James Male Son Single June 1883 28
    Spry Alfred Male Son Single April 1884 27
    Chisolm Fay Female Granddaughter Single February 1903 8
    Chisolm Julian Male Grandson Single March 1905 6

    Through The Years, Vol. 1, No. 6, pages 20 and 21
    Julian Chisolm by Edith Chisolm
    Julian Chisolm was born March 2nd, 1905 at Sheguiandah. His father was Alonzo Chisolm and his mother was Lily Spry. To this marriage were born three children. Faye, Julian (Jule) and an infant who died when very young. Jule's mother died when he was two and one-half years old and he and Faye came to live with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James Spry, and two uncles, James and Alfred Spry. In 1912 Alfred Spry married Lily Snow. James Spry never married, but lived on the homestead with his parents. Grandmother Spry died in 1914 and Grandpa Spry died in 1921. Jule and Faye made their home with their Uncles and Aunts until they were married.
    Jule went to the first Public School built in Rockville and after hefinished school he worked for his uncles on the farm, Lot 22 and 23 Township of Bidwell.
    Jule Chisolm and Edith Tustian of Billings Township were married at Little Current in 1932 with no frills or fuss and lived with the Srpys for the first two years; then building a house of their own - at least a frame completed and a kitchen and bedroom. As time went on they gradually finished rooms as our family grew our home grew too.
    Alfred, Lily and Jim started a tourist camp in 1927 and as years went by Jule and I worked with them and finally took over the business,which had grown from two cottages when we were married, to nine cottages. Much time and hard work went into this business and although we throroughly enjoyed the work and all the wonderful people we met all through the years, and made many life-long friends. In 1967 we felt thatit was time to make a change, the demand was getting greater for better accommodations; the decision was made to sell - not as a camp but to private families, so contacted people who had been coming to Manitouhaven many years and now have nine wonderful families owning our cottages and they, as well as we, are very happy with the change. The summer of 1968 was the last year to operate as a camp. We still have the Lodge of which part was the log house built by the Spry grandparents and we live in it during the summer and still continue to do baking on order, which is very nice work for summer work.
    Our family numbered four, Richard Alfred, Julian Spry, Barbara Lily and James Grant. All our family had good health except our eldest son Richard who became a diabetic when he was twelve years old, but with diet and insulin and a few trips to the hospital grew up and lived a fairly normal life.
    In 1951 he married Jean Bailey of Evansville and they had three children, Marilyn, Julianne and Alfred. Dick continued to doctor but finally his health failed and he passed away Jan. 6th, 1967 in his 34th year. Dick and family lived on a farm in Snowville.
    Julian Jr. married Doris Howard in 1952 and have two children Brock and Ruth.
    Barbara married Orion Aelick in 1953 and lived on a farm, Honora Bay. In 1965 they moved to Burwash where Orion works at Ontario Industrial Farm as a guard. They had five children, Michael, Carol, Cheryl, Kevin and Nancy. Carol died in 1956 age 1 month. Cheryl was born deaf as a result of her mother having German Measles during early pregnancy. Cheryl attends the school for the deaf in Belleville and seems very happy there.
    James married Helen Cosby in 1957 and just couldn't list the number of places lived or types of work done. They have two daughters, Kimberley and Bonnie Sue. They have built a nice new home in Espanola and James is on the Police Force there. This makes a total of eleven living grandchildren.
    Jule was councilman of Howland Township for eighteen years and served as Reeve for two years.
    When our children were small we would travel with horse and cutter over the bluff to West Bay and on to Billings to visit my parents Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tustian and I always drew a sign of relief wehn we were upand down those hills.
    I remember once when Dick was small we drove with team and buggy to Long Bay to visit Bernard and Elaine Felix - such a long trip - now we scarcely see a horse - just cars and snow machines.
    We had many nice trips - three times to Western Canada to visit the Sterling relatives (Mrs. Sterling was a Spry) and have had some nice trips to the sunny south to escape some of the cold and snow of Manitoulin.
    It's nice to travel and see other parts of the country - the prairies, the Rockies are worth seeing, but it is always so nice to return home safely, Home is Best.

    Through The Years, Vol. IX, No. 7, June 1992, page 27
    Biography of Mr. (Jule) Julian Alonzo Chisholm, Sr. - 1905 - 1991
    Jule Chisholm was a good man - who showed in his own quiet way his real caring for his family, community and church. He lived a good and long life.
    Julian Alonzo Chisholm was born in Sheguiandah on March 2, 1905, the son of Alonzo and Lily Chisholm. Jule's mother died when he was only 2 years old, so he went to live with his maternal grandparents, James and Sarah Spry on their farm in Rockville. The farm and family home on the western shore of Lake Manitou was always home for Jule for all but the last year and a half - but even then his heart stayed out at Rockville. It was there that he grew up with his grandparents, his brother and two step-brothers, and his uncles Jim and Alfred. Jule attended school at Rockville; but soon took up working alongside his uncles on the farm.
    It was likely in the Spry family home that Jule first saw a young lady named Edith Tustian who had come with the Billings United Church choir to help celebrate the opening of the new Rockville United Church. It was later on though crokinole parties that Jule introduced himself to Edith and asked if he could call on her. She said yes. They were married in the United Church manse in Little Current on January 6, 1932 by Rev. Mr. Martin, and they returned to make their home in Rockville, with Lily Spry Snow, who now lives in the Manitoulin Lodge in Gore Bay in her 105th year.
    When I asked Edith about Jule - "He was a loving husband" she told me. We were partners in marriage, business and in life. We worked hard for there was always so much to do on the farm with the livestock and the turkeys, and the field of peas! We were always busy. Edith also remembered her mother's words, "Don't ever let the sun set on an argument" and for Jule and Edith it never did, not that there were many occasions that they did argue. Although, it seemed as it they might have been some disagreement over Jule's frequent buying of new cars. Their first she remembered as a 1930 Ford Roadster with a rumble seat, for only $695. Jule even bought a blue 1958 or 1959 Edsel, which he and Edith drove on a trip to Western Canada.
    Together, Jule and Edith operated the Manitou Haven Lodge on the shore of Lake Manitou, providing accommodations in the nine cottages and 3 meals a day for many a summer visitor.
    Jule was active and respected in the community. He served on Howland Township Council for 18 years, was Reeve for 2 years.
    Jule was also a lifelong member of the United Church of Canada, through the congregation at Rockville and then Green Bay. Both he and Edith regularly attended Sunday worship driving over from Rockville to Green Bay. Jule served as Steward and Elder providing leadership in the congregation.
    Jule sought to live out the love of Jesus Christ in his life, showing love and respect for people, and especially his family. He had a gentle sense of humour and liked to tease the kids. He never seemed to get angry, even in the most difficult or embarrassing situations. Once, his grand-daughter Jule-Ann asked Jule to teach her to drive. There was a narrow road down to the lake with circle at the end to turn around. They took a chance on that narrow road - but even a bigger on taking another family member's prized baby - a shiny green GMC shortbox pickup. "because if anything happens to that trucků." Well, Jule and Jule-Ann got down to the end of the road alright, and proceeded to turn around. As Jule-Ann maneuvered the truck around, "BANG", they'd hit a tree. She looked over at her grand-father who said quietly, "Just a little more to the left."
    Jule took great pleasure in his family, and enjoyed their yearly reunion at Thanksgiving.
    In early September, 1991, Jule took a serious heart attack and was admitted to hospital in Mindemoya. Day by day, friends and family members came and sat with him and helped him as they could. It was there he died on Friday, September 13, 1991.
    Jule was survived by his wife, Edith, and his sons James (and his wife Helen), Julian, Jr., of Rockville, his daughter Barbara Aelick (and her husband of Sault Ste. Marie), his daughter-in-law, Jean and eleven grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Jule was predeceased by his son Dick in 1967.
    Jule Chisholm had strong sense of home, out in Rockville with his family and the land he had known all his life.

    Obituary, Manitoulin Expositor, Little Current, Ontario
    CHISHOLM, Julian (Jule) Alanzo - of Mindemoya (formerly of Rockville) passed away at Mindemoya Hospital Friday, September 13, 1991,at the age of 86 years. Beloved husband of Edith (Tustian ) Chisholm. Dear father of James (wife Helen) and Julian (Jr.) both of Rockville; Barbara Aelick (husband Orion) of Sault Ste. Marie. Dear father-in-law to Jean (Bailey Chisholm) McCulligh. Predeceased by son Richard (Dick), sister Faye Collins and daughter-in- law Doris Chisholm. Also loved by 11grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
    Jule was born in Sheguiandah, March 2, 1905, of Alanzo (1948) and Lily(Spry) (1907) Chisholm. Jule came to live with his grandparents James and Sarah Spry (1921 and 1914) in 1907. He continued to live at the homestead in Rockville with Jim (1946) and Alfred (1958).
    Jule brought Edith Tustian to Rockville on January 6, 1932, where they lived with Lily (Spry) Snow (who now resides at Manitoulin Lodge, Gore Bay, in her 105th year) where they owned and operated Manitou Haven Lodge. They were married in the UC Manse by Reverend Mr. Martin.
    Jule was on Rockville and then Howland councils for 18 years and served as Howland reeve for two years. He was a member of Green Bay United Church and an elder of the congregation.
    The health and welfare of Jule's family was always his prime concern, which continued through his last days. Jule and Edith moved to Meadow View Apartments, Mindemoya in November 1989.
    The funeral service was held from the Little Current United Church on Monday, September 16, with Reverend Mark Ferrier officiating. Interment at Coldsprings Cemetery.
    Donations to the Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary would be appreciated.

    Funeral Card
    In Loving Memory of Julian Alanzo Chisholm Sr. of Mindemoya (formerly Rockville) passed away
    At the Mindemoya Hospital on Friday, September 24, 1991 in his 87th year. beloved husband of Edith (Tustian) Chisholm. Dear father of James (wife Helen), Jr. (wife Doris predeceased) both of Rockville, Barbara Aelick (husband Orion) of Sault Ste. Marie. Dear father-in-law of Jean (Bailey Chisholm) McCulligh of Garson. Predeceased by one son Richard (Dick), and sister Faye Collins. Also loved by 11 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
    Resting at Eagleson Funeral Home Sunday after 2 p.m. Funeral Service at Little Current United Church on Monday, September 17, 1991 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mark Ferrier officiating. Interment at Cold Springs Cemetery.
    Donations to the Mindemoya Hospital Auxiliary would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.

    Memoriam, uncited, Scrapbook by Bev Morphet, Obituaries, 1992-1995, transcribed Marilyn Irish
    Grandpa Jule
    Julian (Jule) Alanzo Chisholm Sr.
    In loving memory of a special father, grandpa and great grandfather who left us September 13, 1991.
    God knew that he was suffering
    That the hills were hard to climb
    So he closed his weary eyelids
    And whispered "Peace be thin."
    Away in the beautiful hills of God,
    By the valley of rest so fair,
    Some day, we know not when,
    We will meet our loved one there.
    Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Jr., Brock, Brenda, Stephen and Stacey Lynn Chisholm. Ruth and Rafeena Mohammed.

    Memoriam, Manitoulin Expositor, October 5, 1994
    In loving memory of our grandparents, Lulu Howard, october 1988; Jule Chisholm, September 13, 1991; Edith Chisholm, October 5, 1991; Lily Spry, November 1991.
    Though their smile is gone forever
    And their hands we cannot touch
    Still we have so many memories
    Of the ones we loved so much
    Their memory is our keepsake
    With which we'll never part,
    God has them in his keeping
    But we hold them in our hearts.
    --Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by: Jr., Brock, Brenda, Stephen and Stacey Chisholm, Ruth and Rafeena Mohammed.

    Father: Alonzo Donald CHISHOLM b: 28 Sep 1877 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    Mother: Lily SPRY b: 29 Mar 1876 in Port Hope, Durham County, Ontario, Canada

    Marriage 1 Edith Isobel TUSTIAN b: 19 Jul 1913 in Billings Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    • Married: 6 Jan 1932 in United Church Manse, Manitoulin Island, Ontario
    • Note:
      Ontario Vital Records - Marriages - 1932 - #013600
      Julian Alonza Chisholm, farmer, aged 26 years, bachelor, United Church, residing in Bidwell Township, born in Howland Township, and Edith Isobel Tustian, domestic, aged 18 years, spinster, United Church, residing in Bidwell Township, born in Billings Township, were married January 6, 1932 at Little Current, District of Manitoulin by J. Henry Mastin, Little Current, United Church of Canada. Registration No. 4103. Parents of Groom: Alonza Chisholm, born in Ontario and Lily Spry. Parents of Bride: Richard Tustian, born in Ontario and Emma Vanhorn. Witnesses: Faye M. Collins, Rockville, Ontario and Jean K. Mastin, Little Current, Ontario. Both bride and groom can read and write.
      License: No. F87823, issued December 23, 1932 by J.N. Sisson, Little Current, Ontario.
      DSC07512, DSC07513
      and Doris Chisholm
      please be at Rockville Hall
      Saturday, April 10th at 7 o'clock p.m.
      Your family will all be there to help you
      Celebrate your Thirtieth wedding Anniversary.
      Friends and neighbours all come ya here.
      (handwritten 1982)

      (handwritten 1971)
      The Family of Mr. and Mrs. Jule Chisholm will hold Open House for their parents on December 30th to celebrate their 40th Wedding Anniversary. From 2 p. m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

      The family of
      Jule and Edith Chisholm
      cordially invite you to
      a Come and Go Tea
      in honour of their 50th Wedding Anniversary
      at their home in Rockville
      2 pm to 5 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm
      Friday, January 22, 1982
      (no gifts please)
    • Change Date: 6 Sep 2015
    1. Has Children Living CHISHOLM
    2. Has Children Living CHISHOLM
    3. Has Children Richard Alfred CHISHOLM b: 1932
    4. Has Children Living CHISHOLM
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