My Family Photos — Elizabeth Edwards

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My Family Photos — Elizabeth Edwards

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Thank you to Elizabeth Edwards of Carleton Place for sending photos of her Mother, Margaret Edwards, family. We love family photos- so please send them in.

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Elizabeth Edwards– This was my granny as a baby and she was born in 1913. Hermione is my moms mom. 🙂 (Margaret Edwards) Hermione’s maiden name was Newlands. Her father owned a hardware store and apartment buildings on 5th Avenue in the Glebe. The building is now home to the store, “The Papery”.

 

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Elizabeth Edwards—My great grandmother with her children; Grenville (the boy), Hermione (taller girl in the back- my granny) and Margaret (my fiesty great aunt)

 

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   Elizabeth Edwards–Hermione
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Elizabeth Edwards–My granny is on the left with my great-great auntie belle who was visiting her from Scotland. This is outside Granny’s family home on Fifth Avenue in the Glebe. She moved to Carleton Place when she was in her 80’s to live on our street to be closer to us. granny lived in her home, by herself, until she died at the remarkable age at 90. She lived beside the Mr and Mrs Barker when they lived on Sarah Street.
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Auntie Marg (the younger girl in the photos) on the left
 
And Hermione (my granny)
 
On the right
 
At my parents wedding
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Elizabeth’s Mother: Margaret
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About lindaseccaspina

Linda Knight Seccaspina was born in Cowansville, Quebec about the same time as the wheel was invented and the first time she realized she could tell a tale was when she got caught passing her smutty stories around in Grade 7 at CHS by Mrs. Blinn. When Derek "Wheels" Wheeler from Degrassi Jr. High died in 2010, Linda wrote her own obituary. Some people said she should think about a career in writing obituaries. Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa from 1976-1996. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off she finally found her calling. Is it sex drugs and rock n' roll you might ask? No, it is history. Seeing that her very first boyfriend in Grade 5 (who she won a Twist contest with in the 60s) is the head of the Brome Misissiquoi Historical Society and also specializes in local history back in Quebec, she finds that quite funny. She writes every single day and is also a columnist for Hometown News and Screamin's Mamas. She is a volunteer for the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, an admin for the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page, and a local guest speaker. She has been now labelled an historian by the locals which in her mind is wrong. You see she will never be like the iconic local Lanark County historian Howard Morton Brown, nor like famed local writer Mary Cook. She proudly calls herself The National Enquirer Historical writer of Lanark County, and that she can live with. Linda has been called the most stubborn woman in Lanark County, and has requested her ashes to be distributed in any Casino parking lot as close to any Wheel of Fortune machine as you can get. But since she wrote her obituary, most people assume she's already dead. Linda has published six books, "Menopausal Woman From the Corn," "Cowansville High Misremembered," "Naked Yoga, Twinkies and Celebrities," "Cancer Calls Collect," "The Tilted Kilt-Vintage Whispers of Carleton Place," and "Flashbacks of Little Miss Flash Cadilac." All are available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle. Linda's books are for sale on Amazon or at Wisteria · 62 Bridge Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada, and at the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum · 267 Edmund Street · Carleton Place, Ottawa, Canada--Appleton Museum-Mississippi Textile Mill and Mill Street Books and Heritage House Museum and The Artists Loft in Smith Falls.

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