Thursday, 26 June 2014

Lillian Pearl Blakely

Lillian PEARL Blakely was born on Feb 6 1898 in Flesherton,Ontario. She was the daughter of Thomas Alberton Blakely and Hannah Margaret Lever.

Pearl,Gordie and Luella Blakely - Flesherton c 1910

She married Harry Stafford in Toronto on November 5,1918. 

The couple raised six children at their house at 92 Garnet ave in Toronto. 
  • William
  • Walter
  • George
  • Jack
  • Douglas
  • Dorothy

Pearl Blakely and Harry Stafford. Baby William Stafford C 1922

Pearl Stafford with children William, Walter "Bud" and baby George.
L-R George,Bill,Bud and baby Jack Stafford 1927

Lillian Pearl Blakely

Pearl and brother Gord Blakely
Jack Stafford and mother Pearl Blakely. Sarnia Ontario

Eliza Jane Blakely

Eliza Jane Blakely was born in Ireland on May 24 1834

She is daughter of George Bleakely and Mary Graham

She is the sister of Thomas Blakely and the great aunt of Lillian Pearl Blakely Stafford

She married John Rodgers and had four children with him.

Back Row: Allen T. Kennedy & Eliza Ann Rogers Kennedy. Front Row: Jane Hayes Kennedy, Eliza Jane Kennedy Balfour with Allen L. & Naomi Katherine Balfour, & Elizabeth Blakely Rogers McDermid.