Edna Mae was born on June 13, 1903, in Lapeer, Michigan, to Charles H. and Sarah M. Glover Barber. She married Jay C Guilds on March 20, 1941, in Pontiac, Michigan. She died on June 4, 1942, in Pontiac, Michigan, at the age of 38, and was buried in Metamora, Michigan.
According to her death certificate she died from Toxaemia of Pregnany at full term and primipara age 38. The baby was stillborn.
The Queen’s Hotel was owned in the 1940’s by Mr. and Mrs. McPhearson, who were great friends to my great-grandmother Edith Basham Lindsay. Every summer, they would drive from Detroit to Port Elgin to spend a month there.
Post card from the Queen’s Hotel Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada
Oscar, Mr. McPhearson, Edith, and Mrs. McPhearson outside the Queen’s Hotel Port Elgin, Ontario
Oscar and Edith outside the Queen’s Hotel, Port Elgin, Ontario
Back of postcard says: THE PORT OF NEW YORK is the busiest port in the world. The Queen Elizabeth is shown being berthed. Other ships are from the bottom, The Independence, America, United States, Olympia, Aircraft Carrier Intrepid, Mauretania and Sylvania.
My grandfather and great-grandmother traveled aboard the Queen Elizabeth in 1948 (read that story here).