Amalia and Oswald celebrated their Diamond Anniversary
on 18 January, 1973
a girl of eight years old
Amalia (seated) is pictured here with her English cousin Ivy Sheppard, daughter of her Uncle Charles.
AMALIA ELIZABETH SHEPPARD
Wife of Edward Oswald Mendes
14 May, 1887 - 4 April, 1975
Amalia's father, Alfred, 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:
Marriage Register for 1913 showing details of the marriage of Edward Oswald Mendes and Amalia Sheppard
Photo taken in the Archives of the Registrar General’s Department, Ministry of Legal Affairs, Port-of-Spain.