Source Citations for George Jenkins Maris

The source descriptions are noted at the top of the page. Following them are detailed citation references.

Note that these are only source citations and reference details, and do not necessarily establish a fact beyond dispute. They are, however, sufficient (either individually or in combination) to make the compiler believe the associated facts are true.

Source Citations

birth-lilly-maris-1869: Delayed birth certificate for Lillie Clarisa Maris (1869); Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1856-1940, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 10 May 2018) ⟩ “100001–105000” image 651; citing “Cedar County, Iowa, record number 100645, Iowa State Department of Health, filed 14 May 1945; State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa”

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896: A Memorial and Biographical Record of Iowa, Volume 1; Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1978; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 19 Apr 2018); reprint of 1896 edition published Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1896; provided by the University of Wisconsin at Madison

census-us-1850-ps-oh-morgan-marion-157b: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Morgan County, page 157B (stamped on 157A); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) ⟩ "Ohio ⟩ Morgan ⟩ Marion" image 21; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 715 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

census-us-1870-ps-ia-cedar-springdale-23: 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Cedar County, Springdale Township, page 23 (form) or page 350[A] (stamped); 1870 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) ⟩ "Iowa ⟩ Cedar ⟩ Springdale" image 23; citing “Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 380 (of 1761), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 545879]

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Cedar County, Iowa Township, enumeration district 354, page 6 (form/penned) or 167B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) ⟩ "Iowa ⟩ Cedar ⟩ Iowa ⟩ 354" image 6; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 331 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

census-us-1900-ps-ia-guthrie-63-1a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Guthrie County, Seely Township, enumeration district 63, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 131A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) ⟩ "Iowa ⟩ Guthrie ⟩ Seeley ⟩ District 0063" image 1; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240434]

census-us-ia-1925-allamakee-jefferson-31: 1925 Iowa State Census, Allamakee County, Jefferson Township; Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836–1925, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 2 Dec 2007) ⟩ "1925 ⟩ Allamakee ⟩ Jefferson" images 31-33; citing “Microfilm of Iowa State Censuses, 1856, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925 as well various special censuses from 1836-1897 obtained from the State Historical Society of Iowa via Heritage Quest” [Page numbers are not visible.]

death-george-maris-1915: Death Certificate for George J. Maris (1915); Utah, U.S., Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 31 Mar 2021) ⟩ “Utah Deaths, 1900-1951 ⟩ ALL ⟩ Cache County - Salt Lake County, 1915” image 690; citing “State Board of Health, Utah, number 15 (600), filed 4 Dec 1915”

death-mary-maris-1931: Certificate of Death for Mary E Maris (1931); Iowa, U.S., Death Records, 1880-1972, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 Sep 2023), “⟩ Death Certificates ⟩ 1931”, image 351; citing “State Historical Society of Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa; Iowa Death Records, 1888-1904

family-gilbert-smith-family-tree: Family tree wall hanging for Gilbert Palmer Smith; created and update from the mid-1800s through 1900; privately held

misc-spear-date-notebook: Spear birth and death date notebook; multiple contributors; privately held

obituary-george-maris-1915: Obituary for George Jenkins Maris (1915); “G. J. Maris Dies”; Community History Archive / Guthrie Center (https://guthriecenter.advantage-preservation.com: accessed 24 Aug 2021), selection “Guthrie Times ⟩ 1915 ⟩ December 1915 ⟩ 18” page 4; citing “The Guthrie Times (Guthrie Center, Iowa), 18 Nov 1915 (Thursday), page 4, column 1” [Pages 4-5 seem to be duplicated as pages 6-7.]

periodical-wichita-church-bicentennial-1976: “Wichita Church Bicentennial Honors Past, Present Members, Friends” by Mrs. Lloyd Weigel, event description; Bayard News (Bayard, Iowa), database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 29 Apr 2018) ⟩ “1976 ⟩ June ⟩ 10” image 5; citing “The Bayard News (Bayard, Guthrie County, Iowa), 10 Jun 1976 (Thursday), page 5, column 1”

Source Reference Details

Name Details

birth-lilly-maris-1869:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George J. Maris).

family-gilbert-smith-family-tree:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George J. Maris).

misc-spear-date-notebook:

Reference Detail: Page 7 - June Births

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George J. Maris).

obituary-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes (George Jenkins Maris).

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885:

Reference Detail: Page 66 (PDF page 139)

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George J. [Maris]).

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 43 (PDF page 62)

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George Jenkins Maris).

census-us-1850-ps-oh-morgan-marion-157b:

Reference Detail: Line 12, dwelling 683

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George Maris).

census-us-1870-ps-ia-cedar-springdale-23:

Reference Detail: Line 16, dwelling 188

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Geo. [George] J. Maris).

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6:

Reference Detail: Line 26, dwelling 57

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George J. Maris).

census-us-1900-ps-ia-guthrie-63-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 1, dwelling 1

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George J. Maris).

census-us-ia-1925-allamakee-jefferson-31:

Reference Detail: Line 30

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George Maris).

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George J. Maris).

death-mary-maris-1931:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (George J. Maris).

Birth Details

birth-lilly-maris-1869:

Comment Detail: Source includes age (28) and location (Ohio). Using Lily's birth date of 26 Nov 1869 gives a birth date range from 27 Nov 1840 to 26 Nov 1841.

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885:

Reference Detail: Page 66 (PDF page 139)

Comment Detail: Source includes date (6, 17, 1841).

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 43 (PDF page 62)

Comment Detail: Source includes date (June 17, 1841) and location (Morgan county, Ohio).

census-us-1850-ps-oh-morgan-marion-157b:

Reference Detail: Line 12, dwelling 683

Comment Detail: Source includes age (⟨conflict⟩) and location (O [Ohio]). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1870-ps-ia-cedar-springdale-23:

Reference Detail: Line 16, dwelling 188

Comment Detail: Source includes age (28) and location (Ohio). Using the official census date of 1 June 1870 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1841 to 1 June 1842.

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6:

Reference Detail: Line 26, dwelling 57

Comment Detail: Source includes age (⟨conflict⟩) and location (Ohio). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1900-ps-ia-guthrie-63-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 1, dwelling 1

Comment Detail: Source includes date (June/1841), age (58), and location (Ohio). Using his age and the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1841 to 1 June 1842, which encompasses the given date.

census-us-ia-1925-allamakee-jefferson-31:

Reference Detail: Line 30

Comment Detail: Source includes location (Ohio).

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (June 17, 1841) and location (⟨conflict⟩). See research notes for conflict details.

misc-spear-date-notebook:

Reference Detail: Page 7 - June Births

Comment Detail: Source includes date ([June] 17th [...] 1841).

obituary-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (June 17, 1841) and location (Chesterfield, Morgan county, Ohio).

Death Details

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (November 10, 1915) and location (Elgin, County: Grand [, Utah]).

obituary-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (November 10, 1915) and location (⟨conflict⟩, Utah). See research notes for conflict details.

Father Details

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885:

Reference Detail: Page 66 (PDF page 139)

Comment Detail: Source identifies George J. [Maris] as a child of Owen Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 43 (PDF page 62)

Comment Detail: Source identifies Owen Maris as the father of George Jenkins Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source identifies Owen Maris as the father of George J. Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

Mother Details

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885:

Reference Detail: Page 66 (PDF page 139)

Comment Detail: Source identifies George J. [Maris] as a child of Rachel Jenkins. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 43 (PDF page 62)

Comment Detail: Source identifies George J. [Maris] as a child of Rachel Jenkins. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source identifies Rachel Jenkins as the mother of George J. Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

Marriage Details

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885:

Reference Detail: Page 66 (PDF page 139)

Comment Detail: Source includes date (6, 2, 1865).

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 43 (PDF page 62)

Comment Detail: Source includes date (June 2, 1865) and location (Spring Dale, Cedar county, Iowa).

census-us-1900-ps-ia-guthrie-63-1a:

Reference Detail: Lines 1,2, dwelling 1

Comment Detail: Source identifies Mary E. Maris as the wife of George J. Maris and the number of years married (⟨conflict⟩) for both. See research notes for Mary or George for conflict details.

census-us-ia-1925-allamakee-jefferson-31:

Reference Detail: Line 30

Comment Detail: Source includes location (Iowa).

death-mary-maris-1931:

Comment Detail: Source identifies Mary E. Maris as the widow of George J. Marisl

family-gilbert-smith-family-tree:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (6mo 2nd 1865) of marriage between George J. Maris and Mary Smith.

obituary-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (June 2, 1865).

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Events”

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes location (Wichita cemetery [, Wichita, Iowa]).

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 43 (PDF page 62)

Comment Detail: Source includes age (seventeen) and location (Keokuk county, Iowa). Using his age and his birthdate of 17 Jun 1841 gives a move date range from 17 Jun 1858 to 17 Jun .1859

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 43 (PDF page 62)

Comment Detail: Source suggests a year ([1861]) and location (Ohio). The year is established by two details. First, that he moved back to Ohio, three years after moving to Keokuk county, Iowa (suggesting 1861 or 1862). Second, the source notes he returned to Iowa in 1862, a year after moving back to Ohio

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 43 (PDF page 62)

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1862) and location (Spring Dale, Cedar county, Iowa).

obituary-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1862) of move to location (near Springdale, Cedar county, Iowa).

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 44 (PDF page 63)

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1872) and location (Seeley Township [, Guthrie County, Iowa]).

obituary-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (⟨confilct⟩) of his move to location (Guthrie county [, Iowa]).

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896:

Reference Detail: Page 44 (PDF page 63)

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1875) of election to the Sixteenth General Assembly of the Iowa State Legislature.

obituary-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes approximate year (⟨conflict⟩) of election to the Iowa State Legislature.

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1882) of election to County Treasurer of implied location ([Guthrie County, Iowa]).

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1907) of move to location (Green River, Utah).

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes cemetery (Wichita cemetery [Seely Township Cemetery]). [from the intersection of Iowa Hwy 25 and Iowa Hwy 44 in Guthrie Center, west on Hwy 44, 1200 feet, right on County N70/215 Road (North 1st St.), 2.2 miles (road will veer left), right on County F32 (190th Rd.), 2.5 miles (road turns left, becomes N32 (190th Rd.)), 4.3 miles, cemetery is on the right.]

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

census-us-1850-ps-oh-morgan-marion-157b:

Reference Detail: Line 12, dwelling 683

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1 Jun 1850) and location (Marion Township, County of Morgan, State of Ohio).

census-us-1870-ps-ia-cedar-springdale-23:

Reference Detail: Line 16, dwelling 188

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1870) and location (Springdale Township, in the County of Cedar, State of Iowa).

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6:

Reference Detail: Line 26, dwelling 57

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1880) and location (Iowa Township, in the County of Cedar, State of Iowa).

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1882) of change from the "Friends Church" in which he was raised.

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1882) in which he started to associate with the church (M.E. [Methodist Episcopal]) in location (Wichita, [Iowa]).

census-us-1900-ps-ia-guthrie-63-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 1, dwelling 1

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and location (Seeley Township, County: Guthrie, State: Iowa).

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1907) and church (Presbyterian church).

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes death date (November 10, 1915) and occupation (Hortacultural[sp?]).

death-george-maris-1915:

Comment Detail: Source includes death date (November 10, 1915) and location (Elgin, County: Grand [, Utah]).

General Notes Details

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885:

Reference Detail: Page 66 (PDF page 139)

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6:

Reference Detail: Lines 26-36, dwelling 57

periodical-wichita-church-bicentennial-1976:

(no additional information)

Research Notes Details

census-us-1850-ps-oh-morgan-marion-157b:

Reference Detail: Line 12, dwelling 683

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6:

Reference Detail: Line 26, dwelling 57

census-us-1900-ps-ia-guthrie-63-1a:

Reference Detail: Lines 1,2, dwelling 1

death-george-maris-1915:

(no additional information)

obituary-george-maris-1915:

(no additional information)