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WILLIAM ELSON, b. approx.. 1853, was a Wheelwright. Shepperton Green,
Staines, Middlesex, England, 1891 Wife: Maria Elson, b. approx. 1856, was a
Children of WILLIAM ELSON and MARIA ELSON:
MARK WILLIAM JAMES ELSON was a soldier in the British Army during WW1,
was an Engineer (Mark's WWI Book book in the possession of Douglas Cochrane).d.
22 Dec. 1926 of pneumonia in Hartland,New Brunswick. Funeral Service was held at
Holy Trinity Church, officiated by Rev. C. LeRoi Mooers. Worked for "J. Clark &
Son" as a machinist in Hartland before he died.
Married: Eleanor Olive Parker. b. 17 July 1886 in Eton Bucks, Buckinghamshire, England (see Census record below). Died 23 Oct. 1968 in Sarnia, Ontario. Buried at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Funeral Service held at St. John's Anglican Church. Eleanor had a sister named Amelia Parker (also listed in Census record below), who married a Jack Mills in England and had two children: Tony Mills and John Mills. The Mills came to Canada aboard the SS Mont Royal departing from Liverpool, and arriving in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1924. They settled in Norton, NB.The Elsons came to Canada aboard the SS Montrose departing from Liverpool, 29 May 1925, arriving in Quebec City 5 June 1925.
Children of MARK WILLIAM JAMES ELSON and ELEANOR OLIVE PARKER:
1891 British Census
|Martha Lovegrove||Head||Widow||62||Smith and Farrier||Bucks, Sunninghill, England|
|Sarah Parker||Dau.||Mar.||34||Bucks, Hedgerly|
|Rosetta Lovegrove||Dau.||S.||25||School Asst.||Bucks, Horton|
|Amelia Parker||GDau.||S.||1 month||"|
1881 British Census
Dwelling: Horton Manor Keepers Lodge
Census Place: Horton, Buckingham, England
|John Lovegrove||Head||Blacksmith||M.||59||Wokingham, Berkshire, England|
|Martha Lovegrove||Wife||M.||53||Sunninghill, Berkshire, England|
|Emily A. Lovegrove||Dau.||Scholar||S.||14||Horton|
|Albert J. Lovegrove||Son.||"||S.||12||Horton|
Primary Sources of Information:
Compiled by: Douglas Cochrane CD 2000
What Regiment was Mark William James Elson in, and in what battles was he involved in?
Please send any additions or corrections to Douglas Cochrane