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Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Newspaper lookup - Stratford, ON - part II
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 01:15:17 +0000
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Good job Gail, oh well worth a try.

Jackie

> Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 17:03:16 -0700
> From:
> To:
> Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Newspaper lookup - Stratford, ON - part II
>
> There is another border crossing into Buffalo dated 26 August 1945 for the same person. However, this entry clearly states the given names as Alexandra Scott Duncan born 12 Sept 1937. Parents are Gladys and Alexander D. Duncan (father was living in Rocky River, Ohio).
> The 1950 record clearly indicates the same person (entry into USA 26 Aug 1945)
>
> Gail
>
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: Jackie Serna <>
> To:
> Sent: Mon, June 14, 2010 6:42:13 PM
> Subject: Re: [ONTARIO] Newspaper lookup - Stratford, ON - part II
>
> Hi Doreen, I do not know if this would help any but on ancestry there is
> a border crossing of a 12 yr 7 mo student (April 16 1950) of an
> Alexandra S Duncan born Toronto, Ontario returning to home at 13865
> Edgewater Dr Lakewood Ohio. She was 5'1", fair complexion, brown hair
> and blue eyes. It appears she moved from Toronto to Ohio perhaps 1945.
> passage was paid by her mother. Sounds promising!!!!!!!!!!yes, no, maybe
> Jackie
>
> Dee's Genealogy wrote:
> > Doreen,
> >
> > Has anyone put a classified ad in the Stratford papers asking any relatives
> > to come forward? You might get info from a "knowledgeable person" AKA the
> > local gossip, even if the family won't contact you.
> >
> > Does your daughter now have the right to get a copy of her friend's birth
> > certificate? which would eliminate the need for a birth announcement . . .
> >
> > So sad that your friend felt she had to die alone.
> >
> > Dee
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "D O'" <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Monday, June 14, 2010 10:10 AM
> > Subject: [ONTARIO] Newspaper lookup - Stratford, ON - part II
> >
> >
> >
> >> This is a follow-up to my first posting re lookup for possible birth
> >> announcement of 1936 for a Sandra (Alexandra) Duncan in Stratford. The
> >> purpose being to find parents names and any siblings or other family.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Sandra was a friend of ours, a very private person who divulged little to
> >> no info re her estranged family in Stratford. She died alone in her
> >> apartment in B.C. at age 75 and was found a week later. My daughter, as
> >> emergency contact person, has been having quite a challenge. Apartment had
> >> to be paid for another month, fumigators had to be paid for, movers and
> >> trash collectors, boxes of paperwork had to be kept to go through to look
> >> for any and all info; contacts with Public Trustee, Coroner, RCMP etc. As
> >> that wasn't enough, the apartment was broken into (while deceased was
> >> there) and a cell phone that my daughter had given Sandra was taken among
> >> other things. Two RCMP officers are involved who don't seem to share
> >> details. It has been a nightmare!
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Bottom line: Please, dear listers, make sure somebody knows the
> >> whereabouts of your Will and if you live alone that somebody checks on you
> >> frequently. Put a note on your fridge door for emergency contact person.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Cheers!
> >>
> >> Doreen
> >>
> >> ====
> >>
> >>
> >>
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