Adolph "Dolph" GRANDMAISON
b.abt 1851 Magdalene, Quebec
d.18 Jul 1929, age 90, Onaway, MI
Emily DUCHARME (b.~1848 d.1914)5
married 30 Sept 1883 Sandwich, Ontario, at Assumption Parrish.
Nancy Francis MONROE (d.1923)
m.24 Oct 1917 Onaway, MI.

  1. Joseph D. (b.~1888)
  1. Emilien
  2. Olivier
  3. Telesphore
  4. Sophie
  5. Alexander

    + possible others.

fact sources and writings about this individual:

1Archives of Ontario, microfilm MS 932#42
1883 Dolphis Barbary "alias" Grandmaison was 32 years old, born in Magdalene, Quebec, resided in Sandwich West, Onatrio, married Emily Ducharme, age 35, resided in Sandwich, dau of Fanny Ducharme. witness: Victor Oulette and Joseph Desrosiers, both of Sandwich. Married by Rev. Charles Faure.
2Note: it seems that at about this generation, the Grandmason's may have used the name of Barbary. Which name was real and which was an alias is not known for sure. A nickname or alias was used by many French settlers.
3Information based on the research of Elizabeth LaDounceur, Amherstburg, Ontario.
4Combined with the research of Mary Kahkola of Muskegon, MI.
5Emily Grandmason died November 29, 1914 of heart problems age 65 and she was from Canada. This was Adolph's first wife. Emily is buried at St. Paul's Catholic Cemetery, Onaway, MI. Sect. 11-Lot 79. Church Record # 58
Nancy Grandmason died Dec. 9, 1923 at age 68 of Chroms Ingesttus (spelling???) Information about her birth was not available. This was Adolph's second wife.
6Adolph age 90 died July 18, 1929 of Apoplexy and he was a widower. Exact date of birth unknown. Born in Canada. Buried in St. Paul's Catholic Cemetery, Onaway, MI. E. K. Shirtum Undertaker. Adolph's father was Mose and was from France.
7Adolph is listed on the 1920 U.S. Census as: MASON, Adolph G. - Michigan, Presque Isle, 2-WD Onaway. Age: 69, Male, Race: White, Born: CANA Series:T625 Roll:791 Page:209 Nancy, wife, is listed as age 64. Adolph is a laborer- Rim Plant.

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