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From: BARBARA RULE <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Boarder Crossing Records
Date: Tue, 8 May 2007 12:15:54 -0700 (PDT)
Add to what Marg all ready gave you....
Charles Elmer Ridsdale (1943) states he worked for C.N. Railroad
He crossed to Niagara Falls, N.Y. on June 5, 1941. The record is very blurry, but I could read that he was using a Canadian passport and worked for the railroad. No details were given.
He again crossed to Niagara Falls on August 16, 1940. Again, it states he worked for the railroad.
Lawrence age 3 and Wilford Ernest age 5
Crossed in October (no date given) 1909. They was going to St. Albans, Vt.
There is also a seperate record for Ernest Ridsdale born abt 1875 in England going to the same place. It states that he is a widow. (resident Cornwall, Ontario). Could this be their father???
On September, 1906 there is a record of Ernest age 30 and Florence, his wife from Canada to Providence to visit brother-in-law George T. Clee
I looked up George T. Clee on the 1910 census and he was born abt 1883 in England. His wife was Isabella, age 33. They had a daughter named Florence M. age 5/12. They lived in Johnston, Providence, RI.
Marg has more details on Wilfred Ernest then my US records show (strange!) He is only listed the one time.
Hope this helps.
marg mcfarlane <> wrote:
Am not Barbara but:
Detroit Border Crossings and Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1957
Name: Charles Elmer Ridsdale
Arrival Date: 10 Nov 1943
Birth Date: 23 Sep 1898
Birthplace: Palmerston Ont
Port of Arrival: Detroit, Michigan
Occasional visits less than 29 days - this is stamped at the bottom of
the form - I assume it refers to previous trips to the US
Microfilm Roll Number: M1478_86
Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956
Name: Wilfred Ernest Ridsdale travelling with Lawrence, age 3, born
Winnipeg, and George Dickson Ridsdale, age 8, born Cornwall, Ontario
Arrival Date: Oct 1909
Physical Description: Fair complexion, red hair, blue eyes
Lawrence: Medium complexion, brown hair, blue eyes; George: Fair
complexion, red hair, blue eyes
Birth Date: abt 1904
Birth Place: Winnipeg, Canada
Last Permanent Residence: Cornwall, Ontario
Race/Nationality: English Canadian
Name and complete address of close relatives or friends from whence
come: No relatives
Final Destination: North Andover, New Hampshire
Passage paid for by: Father
Ever in US before: Yes, 1906 - 1908 Lawrence, Mass
Date of last departure from US: March, 1908
Going to join relative or friend?: Yes, grandfather Mark? Clee, Andover, NH
Port of Arrival: St Albans, Vermont, USA
I didn't find a crossing in 1906 for any of them.
Marg in Sunny Albertaa
>Would you mind-on the border crossings looking for my
>CHARLES ELMER RIDSDALE, LAWRENCE RIDSDALE AND WILFORD
>MAGGI- OC CALIFORNIA 92F here
>SUMMER IS HERE
>--- BARBARA RULE wrote:
>>I would be glad to look for any border crossing
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