Annie Frances Barber

Annie Frances Barber is the daughter of Gordon Barber and Annie Alice Green. She was born 24 March, the twin of my father, Arthur Freeman Barber (now deceased). Frances had two children by her first marriage to Donald Blackmere - Peter and Dorothy Anne.

She married, secondly, James Malone Cameron, of Dutton, Ontario (born 1933 - died, Owen Sound, 28 April 2002; buried Walkerton Cemetery, Ontario). Of this marriage one son was born: James, who with his wife Yolanda owns and operates a funeral parlour in Walkerton, Ontario. Frances also resides, at present, in Walkterton.

James Malone Cameron was a bank manager with the Royal Bank of Canada in various Ontario communities, including Kirkland Lake, Sydenham, Aylmer and Hanover. Frances and Jim Cameron met when their homes were close, when she lived on Hager Avenue, Burlington. He was at that time working at the Royal Bank, in Burlington.

Of the above first marriage, Dorothy Anne Blackmere was married Eric Arthur Crouse, of Nova Scotia. They had a daughter Erica, born in Espanola, Ontario. Dorothy died shortly after the birth of her daughter.

Peter Blackmere married Carol Mashinter (daughter of Lorne Ellerby Mashinter and Ruth McCauley) of Bolton, Ontario. Peter is a chartered accountant, with an office in Brampton, Ontario. Their sons are Wayne and Christopher. Daughter-in-law, Beth Blackmere is employed by The Kleinburg Wealth Management Group Ltd.