[ She spoke fluent German. While Frank spoke French. When they had an argument each would revert to his/her native language. Their children thought this was funny. Kay St.John Braddock]
The family spoke English and Canuck. Now Canuck is an slang for French Canadian in the usa so most likely they spoked slang French.
Another family legend, told by (Ricky's daughter)Mary I. ELLCEY to her granddaughter Flora J. MCLEAN, is that Fredericka was born on the ship, arriving to New York.
Benjamin Franklin ST JOHN 1888 – 1956 Alberta Myrtle ST JOHN 1889 – 1978 Joseph D. ST JOHN 1892 – 1945 Mary Ida ST JOHN 1894 – 1968 Alfred ST JOHN 1895 – 1895 Andrew DeGreat ST JOHN 1898 – 1954 Victoria ST JOHN 1901 – 1923 Eva D. ST JOHN 1903 – 1975 George ST JOHN 1903 – 1910 Fern Amie ST JOHN 1904 – 1962