Laura Belle Maris

Last updated 16 Aug 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 9 Sep 1892 in , , Iowa, United States

Father: Emmor Bonsall Maris (1866 – 1945)

Mother: Nellie H. McConnell (1866 – 1946)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-history-of-dakota-territory-v5-1915: George Washington Kingsbury, George Martin Smith (editor), History of Dakota Territory: South Dakota: Its History and Its People, Volume 5; Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1915; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by New York Public Library [This multi-volume series is a history of South Dakota. Volumes 4 and 5 are biographies of mostly contemporary notables.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 960 (PDF page 947)

Comment: Source includes name (Laura Belle [Maris]).

census-us-1910-ps-sd-jerauld-249-17a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Jerauld County, Wessington Springs (Ward 3), enumeration district 249, sheet 17A (form/penned) or page 81A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Jerauld > Wessington Springs Ward 1 > District 0249" image 17; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1482 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375495]

Additional detail for reference: Line 43, dwelling 294

Comment: Source includes name (Laura B. Maris).

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

Additional detail for reference: Page 13 - September Births

Comment: Source includes name (Laura B. Maris).

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birth

census-us-1910-ps-sd-jerauld-249-17a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Jerauld County, Wessington Springs (Ward 3), enumeration district 249, sheet 17A (form/penned) or page 81A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Jerauld > Wessington Springs Ward 1 > District 0249" image 17; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1482 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375495]

Additional detail for reference: Line 43, dwelling 294

Comment: Source includes age (17) and location (Iowa). Using her age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1892 to 15 Apr 1893.

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

Additional detail for reference: Page 13 - September Births

Comment: Source includes date ([September] 9th [...] 1892).

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father

book-history-of-dakota-territory-v5-1915: George Washington Kingsbury, George Martin Smith (editor), History of Dakota Territory: South Dakota: Its History and Its People, Volume 5; Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1915; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by New York Public Library [This multi-volume series is a history of South Dakota. Volumes 4 and 5 are biographies of mostly contemporary notables.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 960 (PDF page 947)

Comment: Source identifies Laura Belle [Maris] as a child of Emmor B. Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

census-us-1910-ps-sd-jerauld-249-17a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Jerauld County, Wessington Springs (Ward 3), enumeration district 249, sheet 17A (form/penned) or page 81A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Jerauld > Wessington Springs Ward 1 > District 0249" image 17; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1482 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375495]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 40,43, dwelling 294

Comment: Source identifies Laura B. Maris as a daughter of Emmor B. Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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mother

book-history-of-dakota-territory-v5-1915: George Washington Kingsbury, George Martin Smith (editor), History of Dakota Territory: South Dakota: Its History and Its People, Volume 5; Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1915; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 21 Apr 2018), held by New York Public Library [This multi-volume series is a history of South Dakota. Volumes 4 and 5 are biographies of mostly contemporary notables.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 960 (PDF page 947)

Comment: Source identifies Laura Belle [Maris] as a child of Nellie H. McConnell. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1903 at Koshkonong, Oregon County, Missouri, United States

Residence: 15 Apr 1910 at Wessington Springs, Jerauld County, South Dakota, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1910-ps-sd-jerauld-249-17a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Jerauld County, Wessington Springs (Ward 3), enumeration district 249, sheet 17A (form/penned) or page 81A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Jerauld > Wessington Springs Ward 1 > District 0249" image 17; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1482 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375495]

Additional detail for reference: Line 43, dwelling 294

Comment: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (Wessington Springs, County: Jerauld, State: South Dakota).

obituary-nellie-maris-1946: Obituary for Nellie M. Maris (1946); “Obituary,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 19 May 2021), image “United States of America > Missouri > Koshkonong > The Oregon County Times-Leader > 1946 > 08 > 08” page 1; citing “Oregon County Times-Leader (Koshkonong, Oregon County, Missouri), 8 Aug 1946 (Thursday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes year (1903), community (Oak Grove), and location ([Koshkonong, Missouri]). While Laura is not mentioned explicitly, she was still a child and the source notes "the family."

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Laura may have been living in San Jose, California, before 1945. She had married _____ Arends. [research-conversation-with-<private>-2009]

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research notes

research-conversation-with-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 9–21 Jul 2009; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #3

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