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  • ID: I30260
  • Name: Minnie Ann ROBBINS
  • Given Name: Minnie Ann
  • Surname: ROBBINS
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 14 Mar 1885 in Ten Mile Point, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • Death: 18 Sep 1944 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial: 21 Sep 1944 Forest Lawn Cemetery, Thessalon, Ontario, Canada
  • Change Date: 27 Oct 2013 at 23:06
  • Note:
    Ontario Vital Records - Births #001 034 - 1885
    ROBINS, Minnie Ann, female, 15 March 1885 in Howland. Parents: John Robins and Grace Uglow, English origin.

    Obituary, uncited
    Mrs. Frank Chisholm
    Thessalon - The town and surrounding community was deeply grieved to learn of the death of Mrs. Frank Chisholm, who passed away at her home, September 18, at the age of 59 years, after an illness of four weeks.
    The late Mrs. Chisholm, whose maiden name was Minnie Ann Robbins, was born at "Ten Mile Point", Manitoulin Island, on March 14, 1885. She received her education at the public school there, and at the age of 14 years, after her mother's death, she took over the duties of the home for her father and brother.
    On April 4, 1909, her marriage to James Francis Chisholm took place, at Little Current, and the young couple came to Algoma in 1910. They have been popular and highly respected citizens of Thessalon, for a number of years.
    The funeral service was held at the Church of the Redeemer, Thursday afternoon, September 21, with Rev. R. Webb in charge. The church was crowded to capacity with sorrowing friends from all denominations who gathered to pay their lost respects to the memory of one who was beloved by all. Previous to this, a private service was held at her late residence for the for relatives, and close friends. Interment took place in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
    The late Mrs. Chisholm was of a kind, genial disposition and always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Her many acts of kindness and love will never he forgotten and she was worthy of the high esteem in which she was held throughout the whole community.
    Those left to mourn her loss are her husband, two sons, Jim of Sudbury, and Frank, serving with the Canadian forces overseas, four daughters, Frances, Ruth (Mrs. Mayor), Viola, Mary, one brother, John Robbins, of Manitowaning, and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by four children, James Francis, William, Ethelene, and Minnie Ann.
    Pallbearers were Messrs. F.H. Cavanagh, George Fleron, Thos. Hill, Willard St. John, Herb Gordon, George Sandie Jr.
    Among those who attended the funeral from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sim, Manitouwaning, Mr. M. Burnett, Mr, J. Burnett, Mr. Carl Atkinson all of Sheguinda, Mr. D. A. Chisholm, Manitowaning, Mr. and Mrs. William Burnett, Little Current, Adele Ansara, Mrs. Keith Swallow, Mr. John Harvey, all of Sault Ste. Marie, Mrs. M. Franklin and Mr. Charles Franklin, Hooverville.

    Father: John ROBBINS b: 17 Aug 1842 in Launceston, Cornwall, England
    Mother: Grace UGLOW b: 1843 in Launceston, Cornwall, England

    Marriage 1 Francis James CHISHOLM b: 22 Jan 1880 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    • Married: 4 Apr 1909 in Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
    • Note:
      Ontario Vital Records - Marriages # 015 065 - 1910
      Frank CHISHOLM, 30, farmer and Jennie ROBBINS, 25 were married 4 April 1910 at Little Current. Groom's Parents: Alonzo Chisholm, farmer and Emma Burnett. Bride'sParents: John Robbins, farmer and Grace Aglow. Witnesses: M. Lusit and Mrs. E. Baker, Little Current.
    • Change Date: 1 Jul 2009
    1. Has No Children James Francis CHISHOLM b: 1 Jun 1910 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
    2. Has No Children William CHISHOLM b: 8 Jun 1912 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
    3. Has No Children Mary Frances Evelyn CHISHOLM b: 17 Apr 1914 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
    4. Has Children Frederick James CHISHOLM b: 23 Nov 1915 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
    5. Has No Children Frances Lillian CHISHOLM b: 20 Dec 1916 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
    6. Has Children Velma Ruth CHISHOLM b: 28 May 1918 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
    7. Has No Children Viola May CHISHOLM b: 25 Jun 1920 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
    8. Has No Children Minnie Ann CHISHOLM b: 25 Nov 1922 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
    9. Has Children Francis James CHISHOLM b: 19 May 1924 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
    10. Has No Children Mary Alice CHISHOLM b: 2 Oct 1925 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada