2/10/14: The boy in the middle in the checkered shirt is believed to be John Amey, brother of Hilda on the right. This leaves the girl on the far left the only person unidentified in this photo.
As some of you may know, it took me a couple of years to find out what happened to the youngest child (Rosanna/Rosie) of Albert Edward Buttery and "Lizzie" Lomond and I posted my findings here:
AND on my Mysteries Page, I have had this photo posted of the Scott family with a bunch of kids--the 3 youngest unknown.
I'm happy to say the youngest child has been identified as Hilda Amey! A few days ago, I finally made contact with her descendants in the Niagara Falls area. Hilda was the youngest child of Maud Buttery--sister to my great grandmother Eliza Buttery Scott. I have many more posts on the blog relating to my research on Maud and her family.
We think this photo was taken around 1925 when Maud and Hilda* lived with the Scotts. Maybe 1924. Rosanna died in 1923 and the thought crossed my mind that maybe the 2 children on the left are hers. As I have not yet tracked down Rosanna's descendants, I don't have a lot of info on the family, but it seems she had two children--John and Annie. I'm a little doubtful that these are the kids in the photo, however. I think Annie was born in 1920--same year as Hilda. John was born in 1916, so this boy seems a little young and the girl too old.
- Annie Blackmore worked as a domestic on King Street in North Sydney, NS in 1937.
- Fred Blackmore remarried Elosure Patience Crocker.
- In the 1934 census, the family is still living in Channel-PAB.
*It appears Maud's son John lived with husband Philip in the 1925 census. Maud and Philip were estranged. Maud died in 1929.