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  • ID: I8484
  • Name: Francis James CHISHOLM
  • Given Name: Francis James
  • Surname: CHISHOLM
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 Jan 1880 in Howland Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada
  • Death: 28 Feb 1947 in Thessalon, Algoma District, Ontario, Canada
  • Burial: 1947 Forest Lawn Cemetery, Thessalon, Ontario, Canada
  • Change Date: 11 Jan 2014 at 15:01
  • Note:
    Ontario Vital Records - Births #001 059 - 1880
    CHISM, James Francis, male, 22 January 1880, in Howland. Parents: Lonzo Chism and Emy Burnett.

    1911 Ontario Census, Algoma East, Thessalon, Household #241
    CHISHOLM Frank male Head married January 1880 31
    CHISHOLM Minnie female Wife married March 1884 26
    NELLIS Mrs. female Servant widow February 1884 27
    DOE Bertha female Servant single June 1887 25
    SMITH William male Servant married March 1850 61
    NELLIS Hazel female single December 1903 8
    NELLIS Eunice female single July 1904 7
    NELLIS W. Austin male single August 1906 5

    Obituary, uncited
    Another well known and respected citizen of many years passed away on Friday, February 28, 1947, in the person of James Francis Chisholm. The deceased had been ailing for some time, the end however came suddenly as death intervened after only two days confinement to bed. He was in his 68th year and the immediate cause of death was cancer. The deceased gentleman was born and educated in Sheguinda, Manitoulin Island and in 1909 married Minnie Ann Robbins who predeceased him on Sept. 18, 1944. In early years he engaged in lumbering operations and also as an implement agent, oming to Thessalon in 1909. Interested in civic affairs he served several terms as town councillor, and was known for his honesty of purpose, and friendly disposition. He is survived by four daughters: Frances, Mrs. Stan Mavor (Ruth) , Viola, Mrs. Lloyd McGrath (Mary) , two sons: Jim of Sudbury, Frank of Thessalon. Two sisters, Mrs. Chas. Sim, Soo, Ont., and Mrs. William Burnett, Little Current; two brothers, Alonzo, Manitowaning, Harvey, Fort Frances. Those attending from out of town: Mrs. Wm. Burnett, Mrs. Cecil Burnett, Little Current; Mrs. O. E. Dent , Hawk Junction; Mrs. John Dunn, Mrs. Chas. Sim, Mr. and
    Mrs. Doug Dalziel, Mrs. K. C. Swallow, all of Sault Ste. Marie; Mr. and Mrs. J. Chisholm, Sudbury. Funeral services were held at the family residence on Huron street, and at the Church of the Redeemer, Rev. R. F. Webb officiating. Interment took place at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The pall bearers were: Messrs. Sam Emiry, Mark Ansara, Mervyn Wyman, Herb. Gordon, Ivor Rickard and Roy Jones. The floral offerings were: Pillow, the family; wreaths and sprays: Alonzo Chisholm, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Sim, John H. Robbins, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sim, Mr. and Mrs. J. Dunn, Mr. and Mrs. Doug Dalziel, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Robbins, Mr. and Mrs. T. Hill and Robert Mavor.

    Father: Donald Alonzo CHISHOLM b: 9 May 1844 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
    Mother: Emma Jane BURNETT b: 27 Feb 1855 in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada

    Marriage 1 Minnie Ann ROBBINS b: 14 Mar 1885 in Ten Mile Point, 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