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(Jan 1905)

Emmor Bonsall Maris

Individual

Born: 31 Aug 1866 in Iowa, USA

Died: ? in (unknown)

Father: George Jenkins Maris (1841 – 1915)

Mother: Mary Elizabeth Smith (1847 – 1931)

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Nellie H. McConnell (1866 – 1946)

Married: 5 May 1887 in Guthrie County, Iowa, USA

Child: Willis Leslie Maris (c. 1888 – 1889)

Child: Cecil W. Maris (c. 1890 – ?)

Child: Laura Belle Maris (1892 – ?)

Child: George Joseph Maris (1894 – 1920)

Notes:

Emmor, along with his parents and siblings, were early members of the Wichita Methodist Church (built and dedicated in June 1898 with pastor Andrew H. Dove). [BayardNews1976]

Emmor was associated with the First National Bank of Wessington Springs as its first cashier, and was still with the bank in 1915 as one of its directors. [History of Dakota Territory]

Emmor was acting as a real estate agent in Wessington Springs in 1910. [1910 USC]

By 1920, Emmor and Nellie, along with son George (Joe), were living on a farm in Missouri. [1920USC]

Change Date

This data was last changed on 11 Jul 2009, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth]
1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth]
1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth, marriage, notes]
1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth, notes]
History of Dakota Territory (Volume 5)
by George W. Kingsbury; Chicago: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1915. [applies to name, notes]
History of Guthrie and Adair Counties, Iowa
Springfield, IL, USA: Continental Historical, 1884. [applies to name]
Interview (Cora Ethel Spear)
Inteview, letter, notes, etc. [applies to name]
Private (Spear Birth and Death Dates Notebook)
Handwritten pages, many hands, many inks. Fragile binding and paper, but with numerous names and dates of birth or death. [applies to name, birth]
The Maris Family in the United States
by George L. & Annie M. Maris; 1885. [applies to name]
Web: Ancestry Database (Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900)
ancestry.com. [Original data: "Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp.. Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000; Taken from microfilm copies of the original documents. (no document images)] [applies to marriage]

Research Notes (source comments, unreliable information)

Emmor was born in/near West Branch, Cedar County, IA. He died 15 Oct 1945 in Memphis, Shelby County, TN. [personal communication from <private> Keesling]