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Emily Rebecca Maris

Individual

Born: Mar 1872 in Iowa, USA

Died: ? in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA

Father: George Jenkins Maris (1841 – 1915)

Mother: Mary Elizabeth Smith (1847 – 1931)

Notes:

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

Emily lived in a large home in Duluth, Minnesota with her husband. After he passed away, Emily went on several world tours and settled in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She was quite generous, and puchased silver sets on her journeys for her nephews and nieces, and their spouses. [Private (information from <private> Spear)]

Emily's only child, Laura, lived in England. [Private (information from <private> Spear)]

Change Date

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

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth]
1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth]
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, death, notes]
Newspaper Article ("Wichita Church Bicentennial Honors Past, Present Members, Friends")
The Bayard News; Bayard, Guthrie County, Iowa, USA; 10 Jun 1976; page unknown, columns 1-3. [applies to notes]
The Maris Family in the United States
by George L. & Annie M. Maris; 1885. [applies to name]
Web: Ancestry Database (South Dakota Births, 1856-1903)
ancestry.com. [Original data: "South Dakota Birth Records With Birth Dates Over 100 Years"; South Dakota Department of Health; SD, USA. The original record can be requested from information in the index. (no document images)] [applies to name]