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Monday, June 1, 2020

RYAN, Della and Lenore (Clay County, KS)

DELLA and LENORA RYAN

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTO: "Della and Lenora Ryan"
PHOTO TAKEN: Ringer Studio and others, Baldwin KS, circa 1904
PURCHASED: sent to me by Ms. Kleppinger; friends of her grandmother

A follower of this blog recently sorted through photos left by her grandmother and found several identified ones of people not related to her family. These were her friends and classmates in the early 1900's in mostly Kansas and Iowa. Ms. Kleppinger was very generous in gifting these to me, so I could start the research on them, and hopefully re-unite some of them with their families.

A second photo of Della is shown at right.

These two lovely young ladies are known to have attended the wedding of Miss Flora Ream (my friend's grandmother) in Topeka KS in 1913.

These sisters are daughters of Rev. Joseph Mason Ryan (1853-1932) and Clara Louise Lapham (1859-1925). 

1895 Kansas State Census > Clay > Clay Center
RYAN, J.M., 41, born in IN, came here from Iowa, teamster
RYAN, Clara, 35, born in Wis, came here from Wis, housewife
RYAN, A.L., 16, m, born in KS, at school
RYAN, Hattie, 11, f, born in KS, at school
RYAN, Della, 9 f, born in KS, at school
RYAN, Nora (Lenora), 7, f, born in KS, at school

I find these two on the 1905 Kansas State Census in Clay County. Della Ryan is 20 and Lenora Ryan is 18. 

In late June 1913, the Misses Della and Lenora Ryan went to Topeka to attend the wedding of Florence Ream. Florence was a daughter of Reverend TJ Ream. I believe it is likely that the families knew each other, that Florence's father was an acquaintance of Rev. Joseph Ryan, and may explain the connection, and why Florence possessed photographs of the Ryan girls. This newspaper insert was located in the 24 June 1913 edition of the newspaper "Dispatch-Republican" of Clay Center Kansas.

Mary Della Ryan attended Smith College (Class of 1919) earning a BA degree.



June 1922 Lenore Maude Ryan, at that time a teacher residing in Berkeley California, married Constantine Panunzio (born in Italy, 1885-1964, to parents Nicole Panunzio and Angela DeFelice), a professor at Willamette University, Salem Oregon. They divorced in 1936. Lenore Panunzio died in 1968 and is buried at Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego.

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Della never married, and died at age 69 on Mar 25, 1955. She is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Clay Center KS.

Sunday, May 31, 2020

BADSKY, Lena (Lawrence KS)

LENA BADSKY

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTO: "Lena Badsky, BU Graduate 1907"
PHOTO TAKEN: Ringer Studio, Baldwin KS, 1907
PURCHASED: sent to me by Ms. Kleppinger; "friends of her grandmother"

A follower of this blog recently sorted through photos left by her grandmother and found several identified ones of people not related to her family. These were friends and classmates of her grandmother in the early 1900's in mostly Kansas and Iowa. Ms. Kleppinger was very generous in gifting these to me, so I could start the research on them, and hopefully re-unite some of them with their families.

There were two photos of LENA BADSKY in the group. The other is shown at left. A note sent with these two images explains that "BU" is Baker University in Baldwin City, KS. A quick Google search finds that Baker is a Liberal Arts College.

Lena S. Badsky was born Sept 1885 to parents Jacob Badsky (1850-1933) and Nancy Sizer (1859-1949).

The family is found on the 1900 Census in Elk, Osage County, KS, some 20 miles west of Baldwin.

1900 Census > KS, Osage > Elk
BADKSY, Jacob, head, Oct 1850, 49, born in WV of German parents, farmer
BADSKY, Nannie, wife, Nov 1859, 40, married 22 yr., 4 of 4 children living, born in VA of VA parents
BADSKY, Bertha T., dau, Jly 1880, 19 s, born in KS of WV and VA parents, at school
BADSKY, Carrie A., dau, Mar 1884, 16 s, born in KS, at school
BADSKY, Lena S., dau, Sept 1885, 14 s, born in KS, at school
BADSKY, Mary A., dau, Mar 1887, 13 s, born in KS, at school

This photo of Lena was likely taken around 1903, and was found elsewhere on the internet at a website called "Slices of Time" which is engaged in the same project that I am.  Slices of Time also has a photograph of Lena's parents Jacob and Nannie.
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Lena opened a China Shop after graduating from Baker. This story from the Lawrence Daily Journal was published 05 October 1908.

By the time of the 1910 Census, the family is residing in Lawrence KS.

1910 Census > KS > Douglas > Lawrence
BADKSY, Jacob, head, 58, born in VA of German parents, stock man
BADSKY, Nannie, wife, 50, born in VA of VA parents, artist - china painter
BADSKY, Bertha T., dau, 30 s, born in KS, no occup
BADSKY, Carrie A., dau, Mar 1884, 16 s, born in KS, at school
BADSKY, Lena S., dau, 24, born in KS, artist - china painter

Married to Talmadge DeWitt FUNK Jan 14, 1914.

1920 Census > KS > Douglas > Lawrence
FUNK, T D, head, 36, born in IL of IL parents, undertaker
FUNK, Lena, wife, 35, born in KS, no occup
FUNK, Frances E., dau, 4yr11m, born in KS
FUNK, Lena B., dau, 1y6m, born in KS

Her daughter Frances married a Cummings.

Lena Badsky-Funk died July 23 1981 and is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.


Monday, May 25, 2020

HEACOCK and PLOTTS (Greenwood PA)

HEACOCK FAMILY PHOTOS (Click for larger)

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTOS: Amy Heacock, Anna Heacock and Katherine Plotts
PHOTO TAKEN: various studios in Pennsylvania, ranging from 1870-1905
PURCHASED: 2015 July Brandywine River Antiques, Chadds Ford PA

Lydia Katherine Plotts and her aunt Amy
According to Quaker Meeting records, AMY was born 20 Feb 1869 to parents Jesse Heacock (1820 son of Joseph Heacock and Margaret Kester) and Lydia Parker (1823 dau of Jonathan Parker and Lucina Moore).  

Amy's older sister ANNA (b. 1853 in Greenwood) married George Fletcher Plotts (b. 1846 son of George and Catherine Plotts) and had ten children including daughter Lydia Katherine Plotts (born 1884).

1880 Census > PA > Columbia > Greenwood
HEACOCK, Jesse, 60, head, farmer, born in PA to PA parents
HEACOCK, Lydia, 57, wife, keeping home, born in PA to NJ parents
HEACOCK, Joseph J., 29, son, truss maker, born in PA
HEACOCK, Susan, 19, dau, helping in house, born in PA
HEACOCK, Abigail H., dau, at school, born in PA
HEACOCK, Amy, 11, dau, helping mother, born in PA

Anna Heacock (circa 1868-1870)
In Oct 1902, ANNA Margaret Heacock-Plotts' husband George Fletcher Plotts died, leaving ANNA a widow with several children still at home. I am not certain if she remarried. ANNA (born 1853) died at age 80, on Jan 28, 1934.

At age 40, AMY appears on the 1910 Census, living with her older brother Joseph on a farm in Greenwood. She works as a dressmaker.

March 1, 1911 AMY married recently widowed Daniel Ashelman (born 2 May 1855 to parents John Ashelman & Elizabeth Kline). His death certificate in 1946 states he is married to AMY Heacock who is 77 at that time (b. abt 1869).

According to Pennsylvania Certificate of Death, AMY Ashelman died of heart disease 24 Nov 1956, at age 87.

Because this group was a bit confusing as I was sorting it out, and kept confusing Amy and Anna, I found it helpful to create a descendancy list, starting with the parents Jesse & Lydia:
Jesse Heacock (1820-1903) m. Lydia Parker (1823-1907)
  1844 - Lucy Heacock (d. 1845, age 4mo)
  1846 - Elma Heacock (d. 1867, age 21) unmarried
  1848 - Acintha Heacock (d. 1876, age 28) unmarried
  1850 - Joseph J. Heacock (d. 1914) unmarried
  1853 - ANNA MARGARET HEACOCK (d. 1934) m. George Fletcher Plotts (1846-1902)
            1880 - Mabel Elizabeth Plotts
            1881 - Joseph Edward Plotts
            1883 - LYDIA KATHERINE PLOTTS (d. 1946)
            1884 - George Fletcher Plotts Jr (d. as infant)
            1885 - Jesse Heacock Plotts
            1887 - Tracy Robinson Plotts (d. 1893, age 6)
            1892 - Edith Augusta Plotts
            1895 - Mildred Margaret Plotts
            1896 - Grace Greenwood Plotts
            1900 - Dwight Plotts
  1855 - Sarah Edith Heacock (d. 1913) m. James Lemuel John (1852-1915)
  1858 - Eli Haines Heacock (d. 1880, age 22)
  1860 - Susan Heacock (d. 1935) m. Thomas Clark Kester (1856-1925)
  1863 - Abigail Hutchinson Heacock (d. 1890) unmarried
  1869 - AMY HEACOCK (d. 1856) in 1911 m. Daniel Ashelman (1855-1946)
            These children are from Daniel Ashelman's previous marriage:
            1879 - Candice Ashelman
            1881 - Samuel Ashelman
            1884 - Rolston Ashelman
            1886 - Belva Ashelman
            1888 - Julia May Ashelman
            1892 - Oma Ashelman
            1894 - Bud Ashelman

Quaker records for HEACOCK family
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Sunday, May 24, 2020

HUME, Myron (Oberlin OH)

MYRON HUME

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTO: "Myron Hume, 1931?"
PHOTO TAKEN: Arthur Studio, 131 W 42nd street, New York, circa 1931
PURCHASED: 2016 August Route 127 World's Longest Yard Sale

This is Myron Kinney Hume, born 23 May 1904 in Meridian (Cayuga County) New York, to parents Willis P. Hume (1861-1939, clergyman) and Etta Louise Kinney (1870-1955).

1920 Census > NY > Niagara > N. Tonawanda
HUME, Willis P., head, 57, born in OH of OH parents, clergyman
HUME, Ella L., wife, 49, born in CT of CT parents
HUME, Donald C., son, 16, born in NY of OH and CT parents
HUME, Myron K., son, 15, born in NY
HUME, Fulton W., son, 14, born in NY
HUME, Millicent, dau, 8, born in NY
HUME, Harry Stewart, son, 8, born in NY

By the time of the 1930 Census, the family had returned to father Willis' hometown of Oberlin OH.
Myron graduated from Oberlin College.

1930 Census > OH > Lorain > Oberlin
HUME, Willis P., head, 68, retired minister
HUME, Ella L., wife, 60
HUME, Myron K., son, 25, no occupation
HUME, W. Fulton, son, 24, no occupation
HUME, Millicent W., dau, 19, no occupation
HUME, Hewitt, son, 19, no occupation

Ordained as minister in 1932.

1940 Census > OH > Erie > Milan
HUME, Myron K., 35, minister Presbyterian Church
HUME, Janice, wife, 24, born in OH

May 8, 1954 - Died by his own hand. Obit in Elyria OH Chronicle Telegram mentions two children among his descendants/survivors:
 widow - Janice Ruth Hume (She remarried in 1955 to Louis Leroy Russell of Gowanda NY. Janice died in East Aurora NY 18 Feb 2012 at age 97)
 Elliot Hume (b. abt 1941)
 Diana Hume (b. abt 1948)

His memorial page at Findagrave.com has this brief obituary on him:
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #119.
HUME, Rev. Myron K., beloved husband of Janice Ruth, father of Elliott and Diana; son of Mrs. W.P. Hume of Putnam, Conn., brother of Dr. Donald of Alliance, O., Dr. W. Fulton of Hamilton, Stewart of Youngstown and Mrs. Millicent Arimizu of Mount View, Hawaii; residence, 12804 Speedway Overlook. Friends received at Dougherty Funeral Home, 13613 Euclid Ave. Services Monday evening at 8 p. m. with Dr. Robert L. White of Old Stone Church. Interment Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin, O., Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made payable to the Cleveland Mental Hygienic Assn., and sent to the family residence.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

HAUG, Olaf and Emma (Grafton ND)

OLAF & EMMA HAUG

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTO: "Venlig hilsen, til Thea Haug, ifra Olaf og Emma"
PHOTO TAKEN: Bindahl Studio, Grafton ND, circa 1909
PURCHASED: 2016 Springfield OR Antique Peddlars Mall

UPDATE - This photo of Olaf and Emma has been claimed by a relative and is going home!
The inscription on the back translates as "Best regards to Thea (or Theo) Haug from Olaf and Emma". While this does not give a surname of the sitting couple, I believe it is the same as the recipient.

There was an Olaf Einarson HAUG and wife Emma MELDAHL-Haug living in Skagen township Minnesota, which is merely 80 miles east of Grafton ND. This Olaf was born around 1873 and Emma (Meldahl), who was born around 1883. 

1920 Census > MN > Roseau > Skagen
HAUG, Olaf E, head, 47, imm. 1880 nat 1897, born in Norway, farmer
HAUG, Emma, wife, 37, born in MN of Norwegian parents
HAUG, Elmer, son, 23, born in MN, farm labor
HAUG, Mabel, dau, 7, born in MN
HAUG, Einar, son, 6, born in MN
HAUG, Olaf Jr, son, 4, born in MN
HAUG, George, son, 3y2m, born in MN
HAUG, Karl, son, 1y7m, born in MN
MELDAHL, Ole, father-in-law, 72, wd

Based on the ages of their children on the 1920 Census, it is clear that Emma was a second wife. This couple was married 12 Dec 1909 at the Skjeberg Luthern Charch in Drayton ND which is about 20 miles from Grafton. This may have been their wedding photo.

Olaf was born in Aasnes, Solør, Norway on 27 Feb 1872. His parents were Einar Tostensen Nyen Haug (1831-1924) and Mathea Pedersdatter Kokkin (1829-1897). 

He had many siblings, but one of them was an older sister was named Thea Haug and I was able to find that Thea's daughter Olivia relocated to Washington State after the death of her husband in 1940. This may explain how the photo ended up in on the West Coast.

He died 29 Jun 1966 in Badger MN.

His first wife was Nellie Hawkins died in 1904.

HOOKER, Edith (Hardwick VT)

EDITH HOOKER

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTO: "Edith Hooker, age 6 months, Sanford's girl"
PHOTO TAKEN: Spaulding Studio, Hardwick VT, circa July 1906
PURCHASED: 2017 Traditions Antique Mall, Wildwood FL

This is Edith Margareta Hooker, born in Hardwick VT, 29 Jan 1906 to parents Sanford Holmes Hooker (1876-1930, son of Lorenzo K. Hooker & Elizabeth Balan) and Daisy Walcott (1885-1936, dau of William G. Walcott & Mahala __).

1910 Federal Census > Vermont > Washington > Plainfield > Depot Street
HOOKER, Sanford H., head, 33, m. 6 yrs, born in VT to Canadian parents, horseman at livery stable
HOOKER, Daisy W., wife, 25, 2 living of 3 children born, born in VT of VT parents
HOOKER, Edith M., 4m born in VT
HOOKER, Laural S., son, 2, born in VT
HOOKER, Lizzie K., mother, 65 wd, born in Canada of Canadian parents

The 1920 Census is virtually the same, except that the family is now residing on School Street, grandmother Lizzie is no longer in the household and presumably deceased, and Sanford's job is "driver of a team".

23 Sept 1926 she married Irving Erwin Stone.

20 Aug 1930, her father Sanford Hooker died in Hardwick.



1930 Federal Census > VT > Caledonia > Hardwick > Wolcott Street
STONE, Irving, E., head, 26, m. at age 21, born in VT of VT parents, auto mechanic
STONE, Edith M., wife, 24, m. at age 18, born in VT
STONE, Thelma Edith, dau, 4y6m, born in VT
STONE, Mynard(?), son, 2y11m, born in VT
STONE, Sylvia Alice, dau, 1y9m, born in VT
HOOKER, Daisy, mother-in-law, 45 m, m. at age 19, born in VT

Mrs. Daisy Hooker died 15 Jan 1936.

1940 Census > NH > Coos > Berlin
STONE, Irvin, head, 36, tractor operator at paper mill
STONE, Edith, wife, 34
STONE, Thelma, dau, 14
STONE, Maynard, son, 12
STONE, Sylvia, dau, 11
BERWICK, Irene, half-sister, 24 s, maid at private home

Her brother Laural S. Hooker (1907-1970) is buried at Fairview Cemetery in Hardwick VT.

I could not find any documentary evidence of Edith's life after the 1940 Census.

HANSEN, Louis and Jensine (Jamestown NY)

LOUIS & JENSINE HANSEN

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTO: "Louis Hansen, Jensine Maria Kaford, taken before their marriage, Dec 24, 1890"
PHOTO TAKEN: Camp Studio, Jamestown NY 1890
PURCHASED: 2014 "Somewhere in Upstate New York"

1910 Census > NY > Chatauqua > Jamestown
HANSEN, Louis C., head, 48, born in Denmark, imm. 1883 nat, woodworker in furniture factory
HANSEN, "Signe" M., wife, 44, born in Denmark, imm. 1887
HANSEN, Martin, son, 17, born in NY, salesman for retail grocery
HANSEN, Mabel M., dau, 15, born in NY
HANSEN, Anna, dau, 13, born in NY
HANSEN, Camilla E., dau, 10, born in NY

1920 Census > NY > Chautaqua > Jamestown
HANSEN, Louis, head, 58, born in Denmark, imm. 1883, naturalized, woodworker for furniture mfg
HANSEN, Jensine, wife, 52, born in Denmark, imm. 1887 naturalized
HANSEN, Anna L., dau, 23 s, born in NY, bookkeeper grocery store
HANSEN, Camilla A., dau, 20 d, born in NY, candy maker at factory

1930 Census > NY > Chautaqua > Jamestown
HANSEN, Louis, head, 68, m. at age 28, born in Denmark, imm. 1883, naturalized, machinist for furniture mfg
HANSEN, Jensine, wife, 63, m. at age 23, born in Denmark, imm. 1887 naturalized
HANSEN, Anne, dau, 33 s, born in NY, no occupation
HANSEN, Camilla, dau, 30 d, born in NY, weaver at towel mill

The 1930 City Directory reveals that Camilla works at the Chautaqua Towel Mills.

1940 Jamestown City Directory
HANSEN, Anna L. bkpr Tordoff & Sons r823 Newland Ave W
HANSEN, Louis C (Jensine M) h823 Newland Ave W
HANSEN, Martin C. (Ruth H) formn AMCCo h54 Dearborn

Louis died in Jamestown on 20 Aug 1942 and buried 22 Aug 1942 at Sunset Hill Cemetery in the Jamestown suburb of Lakewood. The same stone bears inscriptions for:
  Louis C. 1861-1942
  Jensine M. 1867-1944
  Anna L. 1896-1970

Thursday, May 21, 2020

McKOWN-HAWKE, Adelaide (Tunkhannock PA)

ADELAIDE McKOWN HAWKE

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTO: "Adelaide McKo__ Hawke"
PHOTO TAKEN: A.P. Miller Studio, Tunkhannock PA, circa 1890
PURCHASED: 2017 August Madison-Bouckville (NY) Antiques Week

The back of the photo bears the hand-written name, in pencil, "Adelaide McKown (partially erased) Hawke"

This is Mary Adelaide McKown-Hawke (born 8 Mar 1867) to parents Nathaniel Aylesworth McKown (1838-1902, son of William McKown and Celestina _ ) and Clarina Robinson (1840-1929, dau of William Riley Robinson and Cynthia Stevens). 

1900 Federal Census > PA > Wyoming Co. > Tunkhannock
McKOWN, Nathaniel, head, Mar 1838, 62, born in PA of Irish & NY parents, traveling salesman
McKOWN, Clarina, wife, Aug 1839, 60, born PA of PA parents
McKOWN, Adelaide, dau, Mar 1867, 33 s, born in PA, school teacher
McKOWN, George, son, Sep 1873, 26 s, born in PA, Life Insurance
McKOWN, Charles P., son, Mar 1875, 25 s, born in PA, general merchant
McKOWN, Frances Jae, dau, Sep 1877, 22 s, born in PA, sales lady

I found this lovely little vignette on an Ancestry tree of a young Adelaide McKown around age 10, take around 1877-1878, along with other members of her family. I have included those of her parents as well as the photo of Adelaide for comparison, but not the entire family. (Remember - I do not possess these following images. They are supplied here for informational purposes only.)

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January 20, 1902, she married Francis Hawke. I am finding very little on him. He appeared on the 1910 Census in which the couple is living in Tunkhannock with Adelaide's widowed mother. But by the time of the 1920 Census, Adelaide is living alone with her widowed mother Clarinda, no husband or children, although she is described as "married." In 1911 he is reported by the local paper as being engaged in business in Maurer NJ.

1920 Federal Census > PA > Wyoming> Tunkhannock
McKOWN, Clarina, head, 80 wd, no occupation
HAWKE, Adelaide, dau, 53 m, teacher in Grade School

Adelaide died 14 July 1952 in Tunkhannock PA. This obituary was carried in the Scranton Tribune 16 July 1952.

As she left no children of her own, I will have to search for descendants of her siblings in order to find any existing family. Her parents had a total of six children, who are as follows:
1867 Mary Adelaide McKown (d. 1952) m. Frances Hawke
1868 Cecil Clay McKown (d. 1929) m. Lelia Good Wolff
       1898 James Wolff McKown (d.1967)
       1904 Alice Clarina McKown (d. 1963)
1870 Herbert Lee McKown (d.1932) m. 1) Elizabeth Hughes, and 2) Jeannette Hughes
1872 George Wilson McKown (d.1944) m. Maud LaPettee Dugan Smith
       1902 Nathaniel A. McKown (d. 1989)
1875 Charles Paxon McKown (d.1948) m. Mary Frances Jayne
       1901 Katherine J. McKown (d._) m. ___
       1905 Helen E. McKown (d._)
       1907 Clara M. McKown (d._)
1877 Frances J. McKown (d.1941) m. Luther S. Barlow
       1906 infant daughter
       1909 Homer Barlow
       1911 Charles Barlow
       1912 Mack Barlow

Sunday, May 17, 2020

GREENE, Willie (Rutland VT)

WILLIE GREENE

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTO: 'Willie Green"
PHOTO TAKEN: Moore Studio, Rutland VT, circa mid-1890s
PURCHASED: 2018 Aug Glenwood Manor Antiques, Queensbury NY

If the photo was taken around 1895, and if Willie is in his late 20s-early 30s, then we are looking for a man born in the range of 1865-1870. I think his surname has an "e" at the end, as most documents contain it.

There are several "Willie Green"s living in Vermont around the time this photo was taken. However, only one lived in close proximity to Rutland. That was William "Willie" J. Green (b. abt 1868) living in Danby VT (about 20 miles south of Rutland). His parents were Job Green (1823-1898) and Frances C. Perkins (1830-1901). I have found a photograph of his father Job online, and Willie bears a strong resemblence to him.


The children of Job & Frances are:
1850 - Eliza Green (d._)
1853 - Lois Green (d. 1925) m. Charles May Clark
1858 - Hattie Adel Green (d. 1953) m. George E. Townsend
1859 - Charles H. Green (d. 1943) (railroad work) m. Paulina Weiner
1864 - George W. Green (d. 1926) (hotel clerk)
1868 or 1870 - William J. Green (d. 26 June 1928) (Railroad engineer) m. Mary Eva Loyzelle

At the time of the 1880 Census, he was twelve years old.

1880 Federal Census > VT > Rutland > Danby
GREEN, Job, 57, head, born in VT of RI parents, farmer
GREEN, Frances, 49, wife, born in VT of VT parents, keeping house
GREEN, Charles, 21, son, born in VT, farm labor
GREEN, Lois, 25, daughter, born in VT
GREEN, George, 17, son, born in VT, farm labor
GREEN, Willie, 12, son, born in VT, attending school
TOWNSEND, Hattie, 22, daughter married, born in VT

Willie married Mary Eva (or Ava) Loyzelle (b. 1876) and had a daughter:
   1902 - Veronica Ethel Green (d. 1980) m. Wilbur Alson Atkins

Willie died in Springfield VT in 26 June 1928, and was conveyed to the Evergreen Cemetery in Rutland.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

GARDINER Family (London, ENG)

GARDINER FAMILY (London ENG)

IDENTIFICATION ON PHOTO: "Lydia (Smith) Gardiner (Mrs. Fred G.), with Florrie (Mrs Shirley Hodson), Winnie and Harold"
PHOTO TAKEN: Turner Studio, 10 Barnsbury Park North, London, circa 1893
PURCHASED: 2019 Brandywine River Antiques Mall, Chadds Ford PA

With so much detail written on the back of the photo, it was easy to find this family tree in Ancestry.com.

This is Lydia Jane Smith (a music teacher), born 1857 to parents John Smith (wholesale milliner) and Mary Jane Carter. 

She married Frederick A. Gardiner (b. 1856) and had the following children:
  1885 - Florence Anne Gardiner (d. _) m. Shirley Hodson (son of noted artist Samuel John Hodson)
  1886 - Harold Gardiner (d. _) m. Constance Mabel Hare
  1888 - Winifred Mary Gardiner (d. early 1980, in London)

Lydia had tons of siblings. The complete list of her parent's 14 offspring are:
  1851 - Alice Mary Smith (she worked as the manager of her father's hat shop which employed 45)
  1853 - Ellen Hannah Smith (d. 1940) m. Frederick Wood (relocated to Australia)
  1854 - Amy L. Smith
  1857 - Lydia Jane Smith, m. Frederick A. Gardiner
  1858 - Anna B. Smith (d. 1957) m. Francis Black (Annie worked as a music teacher)
  1860 - John A.H. Smith (d. 1915)
  1862 - George A. Smith  (listed as an undergraduate student on 1881 Census)
  1864 - Emma Amelia Smith, m. __ Carter
  1865 - Ada Prescott Smith (listed as a governess on 1881 Census)
  1866 - Herbert E. Smith
  1868 - Harold G. Smith, m. Annie Laetitia Child
  1871 - Florence A. Smith
  1871 - Frances Edith Smith (d. 1952) m. Arthur John Robbins
  1874 - Frederick B. Smith (d. 1948) m. Emily __

1901 England Census > Middlesex > Hornsey > "Invermaid"
GARDINER, Frederick, head, 45, born in Essex, Leed Merchants Manager
GARDINER, Lydia, wife, 44, born in London
GARDINER, Florence, dau, 16, born in London
GARDINER, Harold, son, 15, born in London
GARDINER, Winifred, dau, 14, born in London
SMITH, Frederick B., boarder, 25, solicitor, born in London (poss. Lydia's brother)

Lydia died at age 49. (Source: England & Wales, Probate Calendar of 1906)
Lydia Jane GARDINER of "Invermaid" Chorley Wood-west Hertfordshire (wife of Frederick Ambrose Gardiner) died 17 Feb 1906. Probate London 21 April to the said Frederck Ambrose Gardiner gentleman and Ernest Rabone Stockbroker, Effects £9478 15s. 7d.

1939 England and Wales Register > Sussex > Hailsham
HODSON, Shirley S., 17 July 1879, Solicitor
HODSON, Florence A., 22 June 1884, unpaid domestic duties
HODSON, Edith, 16 Feb 1849, private means
MARSHALLSAY, Henry, 7 Apr 1891, gardener handyman
MARSHALLSAY-LANGRISH, Annie Mary, 7 Nov 1890, cook housekeeper

Shirley Hodson and Florence Gardiner-Hodson had a daughter Shirley Audrey Hodson (b. 1903, died 15 Jan 1926 at age 22, in Calcutta India).

Harold Gardiner, born 9 Jan 1886, became a surgeon in Surrey (Maldon & Coombe), married to Constance Mabel Hare, and had son Peter A. Gardiner in 1913 who also became a doctor, and a daughter Margaret Gardiner (b. 1914). Peter married Bridget Mary Carnegie (1920-1999) and had daughter Annabella J. Gardiner (1944-2004) who became Mrs. Richard Dreaper.

Youngest sister Winifred Mary Gardiner, born in 1888, died in London in early 1980. I find no record of a marriage for her.