Alexander Arthur LaBallister

M, #286, b. 20 May 1884, d. 19 June 1941
Father*John George LaBallister b. 25 Dec 1854, d. 30 Jan 1935
Mother*Maria Elizabeth Hattie b. Jun 1854, d. 19 Feb 1928
It seems he and Rose were never divorced, as her second husbandJames Price filed for divorce on the grounds of a previous marriage and adultery, these are the newspaper notices.
Alexander Arthur LaBallister was also known as Arthur Alex LaBallister. He was born on Tuesday, 20 May 1884 at 246 Brunswick Ave, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada, the informant was his father and he signed with his mark. The surname was LeBannister. Dr. H.T. Machell attended at the birth. He appeared in the household of John George LaBallister on the census of 24 April 1891 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: LaBallister, Alexander, male, 9, son, born Ontario, father born Ontario, mother born England, Methodist, able to read and write. He appeared in the household of John George LaBallister on the census of April 1901 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: Bannester, Alexander, male, white, son, single, born Apr 21 1886 in Ontario, age 16, of English origin, Canadian, Latter Day Saint, messenger boy, worked for 8 months, earned $100, able to read, write and speak English. He witnessed the marriage of Albert Stephens and Ethel May LaBallister, Monday, 16 October 1905. Alexander and Rose Elizabeth Williams, daughter of John James Williams and Elizabeth Emily Walls, were married by J. A. Turnball on Monday, 15 October 1906 at Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was 21, living in Toronto, born Canada, bachelor, decorator, Church of England. His surname was Bannister. She was 17, living in Toronto, born Canada, spinster, Unitarian. Mrs. E. Williams and Marion S.J. Reeves witnessed the marriage. Alexander and Agnes Watson, daughter of W. Watson and Mary Leavry, were married by G. Mackintosh on Monday, 25 April 1910 at Fort Erie, Welland Co., Ontario, Canada. He was 24, decorator, bachelor (?), Methodist, living in Buffalo NY. His surname was LaBallister. She was 23, spinster, Presbyterian, living in Buffalo NY. Maude W. Allen and A. C. Mackintosh witnessed the marriage. He appeared in the household of John George LaBallister on the census of 2 June 1911 at 213 Major, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Laballister, Alexander, male, son, married, born April 1886 in Ontario, age 25, of English originl, Canadian, Latter Day Saint, house painter, worked for 40 weeks, 45 hours per week, earned $675, able to read, write and speak English. Alexander and Ann Elizabeth Mang, daughter of Valentine Mang, were married by Reverend Eugene Moore on Wednesday, 9 April 1919 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bassett, 19 South Normal Street, Ypsilante, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, USA. He was 32, widower, living in Detroit, born Kansas City, MO, decorator. She was 34, widow, living in Ann Arbor, born Saline, domestic. Luellla Mang, Earl Romsburg and Gladys Parks witnessed the marriage. He appeared as head of the household on the census of 9 January 1920 at 86 Greenwood Ave., Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA. He is listed as: La Ballister, Alex, head, rents house, male, white, 34, married, able to read and write, born Kansas, both parents born United States, able to speak English, house decorator, wage worker. Ann Elizabeth LaBallister and Marian LaBallister also appeared in the household. He appeared as a patient on the census of 21 April 1930 at the Wayne Co. Home and Insane Asylum, Nankin Twp., Wayne Co., Michigan, USA. He is listed as: LaBallister, Alexander, patient, male, white, 44, widowed, able to read and write, born Missouri, both parents born Missouri, able to speak English. Alexander died on Thursday, 19 June 1941 at Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA, at age 57 years and 30 days.

Family 1

Rose Elizabeth Williams b. 7 Feb 1891
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Family 2

Agnes Watson b. c 1887, d. 22 Oct 1918
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Family 3

Ann Elizabeth Mang b. 1880, d. 1927
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