Rachel Louise "Lou" Maris

Last updated 5 Nov 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 27 Feb 1852 in , , Ohio, United States

Father: Owen Maris (1799 – ?)

Mother: Anna Worthington (1818 – 1861)

Supporting evidence for:
name

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 67 (PDF page 140)

Comment: Source includes name (Rachel L. [Maris]).

census-us-1860-ps-oh-morgan-marion-106: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Morgan County, Marion Township, page 106 (form) or 443 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "Ohio > Morgan > Marion" image 15; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805016]

Additional detail for reference: Line 38, dwelling 780

Comment: Source includes name (Rachel <spelling>). See research notes for spelling details.

interview-<private>-2009: Notes from telephone conversation with <private>, 21 Jul 2009; privately held

Comment: Source includes name (Rachel Louise (Lou) [Maris]).

marriage-johnson-maris-1881: Marriage register entry for Perry L. Johnson and Rachel L. Maris (1881); U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Jul 2021) > “1881 > 303 (Howard - Louisa)” image 160, entry 57-632; citing “Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922; Record Type: Marriage”

Comment: Source includes name (Rachel L. Maris).

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.]

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Rachel L. Johnson).

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birth

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 67 (PDF page 140)

Comment: Source includes date (2, 27, 1852).

census-us-1860-ps-oh-morgan-marion-106: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Morgan County, Marion Township, page 106 (form) or 443 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "Ohio > Morgan > Marion" image 15; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805016]

Additional detail for reference: Line 38, dwelling 780

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Ohio). See research notes for conflict details.

marriage-johnson-maris-1881: Marriage register entry for Perry L. Johnson and Rachel L. Maris (1881); U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Jul 2021) > “1881 > 303 (Howard - Louisa)” image 160, entry 57-632; citing “Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922; Record Type: Marriage”

Comment: Source includes age (28) and location (Ohio). Using her age and the license date of 21 Dec 1880 gives a birth date range from 22 Dec 1851 to 21 Dec 1852.

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father

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 67 (PDF page 140)

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

marriage-johnson-maris-1881: Marriage register entry for Perry L. Johnson and Rachel L. Maris (1881); U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Jul 2021) > “1881 > 303 (Howard - Louisa)” image 160, entry 57-632; citing “Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922; Record Type: Marriage”

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

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mother

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 67 (PDF page 140)

Comment: Source identifies Rachel L. [Maris] as a child of Anna Worthington Vanlaw. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

marriage-johnson-maris-1881: Marriage register entry for Perry L. Johnson and Rachel L. Maris (1881); U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Jul 2021) > “1881 > 303 (Howard - Louisa)” image 160, entry 57-632; citing “Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922; Record Type: Marriage”

Comment: Source identifies Anna Worthington as the mother of Rachel L. Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Perry L. Johnson (1855 – ?)

Married: 24 Dec 1880 in , Linn County, Iowa, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 67 (PDF page 140)

Comment: Source includes date (12, 24, 1880).

marriage-johnson-maris-1881: Marriage register entry for Perry L. Johnson and Rachel L. Maris (1881); U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Jul 2021) > “1881 > 303 (Howard - Louisa)” image 160, entry 57-632; citing “Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922; Record Type: Marriage”

Comment: Source includes date of return (Dec 24 1880) and location (Linn County [, Iowa]).

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1860 at Marion Township, Morgan County, Ohio, United States

Residence: 21 Dec 1880 at West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa, United States

Residence: Abt 1883 at Guthrie Center, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States

Residence: 1915 at Guthrie Center, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1860-ps-oh-morgan-marion-106: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Morgan County, Marion Township, page 106 (form) or 443 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "Ohio > Morgan > Marion" image 15; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805016]

Additional detail for reference: Line 38, dwelling 780

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1860) and location (The Township of Marion, County of Morgan, State of Ohio).

marriage-johnson-maris-1881: Marriage register entry for Perry L. Johnson and Rachel L. Maris (1881); U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 6 Jul 2021) > “1881 > 303 (Howard - Louisa)” image 160, entry 57-632; citing “Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922; Record Type: Marriage”

Comment: Source includes marriage license date (Dec 21 / 1880) and location (West Branch, Cedar Co, Ia).

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 67 (PDF page 140)

Comment: Source includes location (Guthrie Center, Guthrie county, Iowa), and implied date (1883), the year of publication of this source.

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.]

Comment: Source includes publication year (1915) and location (Guthrie Center [, Iowa]).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database uses 27 February 1852. Using her age (9) on the official 1860 census date of 1 June 1860 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1850 to 1 June 1851. [census-us-1860-ps-oh-morgan-marion-106]

SPELLING

Surname: This database uses Maris. The 1860 census uses Marris. [census-us-1860-ps-oh-morgan-marion-106]

FOLLOWUP

Rachel's death certificate notes that she died 23 Mar 1931. (from Ancestry.com, Iowa, U.S., Death Records, 1920-1967 > "1931 > Clinton-Henry" image 3692)

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

census-us-1860-ps-oh-morgan-marion-106: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Morgan County, Marion Township, page 106 (form) or 443 (alternate, not visible on page); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 16 August 2018) > "Ohio > Morgan > Marion" image 15; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 805016]

Additional detail for reference: Line 38, dwelling 780

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