AMALIA ELIZABETH SHEPPARD
Wife of Edward Oswald Mendes
14 May, 1887 - 4 April, 1975
Marriage Register for 1913 showing details of the marriage of
Photo taken in the Archives of the Registrar General’s Department,
Ministry of Legal Affairs, Port-of-Spain.
Amalia's father, Alfred Sheppard, had entered in the Family Bible:
"Amalia Elizabeth Sheppard and Edward Oswald Mendes were united in Marriage in the United P. Church on the 18th January 1913."
Out of their union came a family of seven children, all of whom were born in Trinidad, with the exception of their second son Malcolm, born in New York City, New York. They were:
Amalia and Oswald celebrated their Diamond Anniversary
on 18 January, 1973
Amalia (seated) with her English cousin
Ivy Sheppard, daughter of her Uncle Charles.
a girl of eight years old
Jessie Rooks nee Mendes at 93 years old, Trinidad
Jessie is the daughter of Amalia Sheppard and Oswald Mendes