Joseph Deboreau GRANDMASON b.11 July 1888 Sandwich, Canada1
d.12 Nov 1942 coronary heart disease6
bur: Elmwood Cemetery, Onaway, MI
Ethel Mary EVERINGHAM (b.1893)
married Oct 14 19145
dau of Jesse O. EVERINGHAM

or_______ WILLETT?5

children: GRANDMASON

  1. Adolph2 "Dolph"1 (b.1915)
  2. Hugh A. (b.1916)1,2,3
  3. Beulah Emily (b.1918)1,2,3
  4. Elizabeth B. (b.1921)2
  5. Geraldine M. (b.1924)1,2
  6. Jessie A. (b.1926)1,2
  7. Barbara M. (b.1929)

    Mixed alternate Dates:
    also, headstone may say born in 1875 or 1888?, Death Certificate has a typo & shows DOB 1898 but by age given calculates to DOB 1888.

fact sources and writings about this individual:

1Information from Barb Curtindale, updated in 2001. shows DOMarriage 1912?
2Information from Forrest Wilkinson, 2002.
31920 Onaway, Presque Isle Co, MI CENSUS (transcribed by Kevin Everingham)
(Page 3B) January 9th, Joseph Grandmason, age 34?, born in Canada, laborer, Ethel M., wife, age 26, born in MI, Hugh A., son , age 3?, born in MI, Beulah E., dau, age 1 7/12, born in Michigan.
41930 Onaway, Presque Isle County, MI CENSUS (transcribed by Barb Curtindale)
(Page 12B) April 19th, Joseph Grandmason, age 43, born in Canada, laborer, year of immigration 1892, Ethel M., wife, age 36, born in MI, Hugh A., son , age 13, all kids born in MI; Emily B. "Beulah", dau, age 11, Elizabeth B., dau, 9, Geraldine M., dau, 5, Jessie A, dau, age 3 10/12, Jesse O. Everingham, fa-in-law, 64, year of immigration 1890.

5Marriage License from Mary Kahkola, May 2003
Presque Isle County, MI; Marriage of Jos. Grandmason, 28, born in Canada, and Esther Everingham, 21, born in Michigan, Record #81, October 13, 1914, Both reside in Onaway. Groom's father; Adolph Grandmason, maiden name of mother; "Willett", Bride's father Jesse Everingham, maiden name of mother; "King". Date of Marriage; Oct. 14, 1914, Onaway, F.L. Leonard, Minister. Witnesses; Mable St. Clair & Wm. St. Clair of Onaway.
6 Death Cert. from Mary Kahkola, May 2003
7Joseph's middle name (Jeboreau) from son Hugh's marriage certificate sent by Mary Kahkola, 2003., Hugh's birth record gives Joseph's middle initial as "D." Deboreau???

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