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Mary Amaryllis Turner

Mary Amaryllis Turner

Female 1894 - 1981  (86 years)

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  • Name Mary Amaryllis Turner 
    Born 04 Dec 1894  Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Aug 1981  North Bay, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Amarylis (1894-1981), also known as Amy and Did, married Gaeten de Grosbois in 1916. He was in banking. After his children were born, he was transferred to Ville Marie and Cochrane, Ontario where he contracted tuberculosis and spent his last summer convalescing at the Turner cottage at Aylen Lake. He died there in July 1929 at age 29 years. Amy and her two sons then lived with her widowed mother and sister Ida at 70 Blackburn Avenue in Ottawa. They helped raise the children while Amy worked in the Civil Service.
      She married Bob Tallon in 1961. After his death in 1965, she moved to Vero Beach, Florida where she lived for a number of years near her sister Kit until Kitís death in 1968. Amy then moved to North Bay to live with her son Paul where she resided until moving to Cassellholme Home for the Aged. She died there in 1981.
    Person ID I1424  Cullen family tree

    Father Francis Ebenezer Turner,   b. 19 Jun 1853, Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1927, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Emma Anastasia Lapointe,   b. 31 Mar 1856, Notre Dame du Portage, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1955, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 02 May 1876  Edmunston, N.B. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F1968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Charles Gaeten B de Grosbois,   b. 11 Sep 1894, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1924, Aylen Lake, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1916  Notre Dame Cathedral, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Roland de Grosbois,   b. 03 Jul 1919, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 2005, North Bay, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     2. Paul Sylvan de Grosbois,   b. 25 Mar 1921, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 2001, Pembroke, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Robert J Tallon,   b. 21 Jul 1885, Belleville, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1965, Aylen Lake, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 01 Jul 1961  St. Joseph Parish, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Amy de Grosbois residence 70 Blackburn Street Ottawa
    Amy de Grosbois residence 70 Blackburn Street Ottawa
    After Frank Turner's death in 1927, Emma Turner moved with daughter Ida to this house to live with daughter Amy and her family.

    Histories
    Frank and Emma Turner Family Photo Album
    Frank and Emma Turner Family Photo Album
    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, pp 54-61

    Additional photos courtesy of Steve de Grosbois


    Albums
    Frank Turner and Emma Lapointe family
    Frank Turner and Emma Lapointe family (22)

  • Sources 
    1. [S184] Marjory McGillivray Waters.

    2. [S101] Turner family bible.

    3. [S42] Le Cathedral d'Ottawa 1827-1980 Le Centrade Genealogie SC 1983, 217.

    4. [S83] St. Joseph's Ottawa Mariages 1856-1984 centre de genealogie 1985, 265.