> Travel documents of Evis Jensen, World War One War Bride
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These rare World War One Canadian War Bride documents were sent to CanadianWarBrides.com by Jacqueline Driver, in honour of her grandmother, Evis Elizabeth Motteram Jensen.
Jacqueline can be reached at HiFiverDriver@yahoo.com
Details of Marriage Certificate
1919 Married Solemnized at St. James Church in the Parish of Ashted by Banns, in the county of Birmingham, England.
He: Harry Jensen 31 year old Bachelor, a soldier on active service, his father is Peter Jensen (deceased) farmer,
She: Evis Elizabeth Motteram 31 year old Spinster living at 133Vauxhall Rd. Father is Arthur Motteram (deceased) an Artist.
In the Presence of us, Louie Atkins, Frank George Motteram, E. L. Lloyd.
"I Ernest Llewellyn Lloyd, of Vauxhall Grove, Ashted, in the County of Birmingham, do hereby certify that this is a true copy of the Entry No. 399 in the Register Book of Marriages of the said Church, and that such Register Book is now Legally in my custody. Witness my hand this 22nd day of January, 1919 at 2:00 PM.
1919 24 May ID card for Government Officer at Port of Arrival in Canada, Passenger is Jensen E. Eliz. Name of ship is Metagama sailing from Liverpool on the 24th of May 1919 Country of last permanent residence is England.
1919 Harry and Evis sailed from Prince's Landing Stage, Liverpool, England to Canada aboard The Canadian Pacific Ocean Services, Ltd. steamship METAGAMA on May 24,
1919. They traveled across Canada via rail and then to Kirkland, Washington, USA to a farm. All at the expense of the Government of Canada.
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