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Lilly Clarissa "Lydia" Maris

Last updated 19 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 26 Nov 1869 in Springdale, Cedar County, Iowa, United States

Father: George Jenkins Maris (1841 – 1915)

Mother: Mary Elizabeth Smith (1847 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

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”

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

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 159 (PDF page 262)

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

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

Additional detail for reference: Page 44 (PDF page 63)

Comment: Source includes name (Lydia C. [Maris]).

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]

Additional detail for reference: Line 20, dwelling 188

Comment: Source includes name (Lydia [Maris]).

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.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 30, dwelling 57

Comment: Source includes name (Lydia Maris).

census-us-1900-ps-ia-allamakee-15-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Union Prairie Township, enumeration district 15, sheet 8 (form/penned) or page 185A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Union Prairie > District 0015" image 15; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240416]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 125

Comment: Source includes [married] name (<spelling> C. Stilwell). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-1910-ps-co-mesa-92-7a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Colorado, Mesa County, Grand Junction (Ward 2), enumeration district 92, sheet 7A (form/penned) or page 126 (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Colorado > Mesa > Grand Junction Ward 2 > District 0092" image 13; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 122 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374135]

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 166

Comment: Source includes [married] name (<spelling> C. Stilwell). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-1930-ps-ia-allamakee-8-3a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Jefferson Township, enumeration district 3-8, sheet 3A (form/penned) or page 155A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Jefferson > District 0008" image 5; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 640 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340375]

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 55

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Lillie M. Stilwell).

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 30

Comment: Source includes married name (Lilly Stillwell).

interview-cora-mcquisten-2007: Email conversation with Cora Ethel (Spear) McQuisten, 1 Dec 2007; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #2.

Comment: Source includes name (Lilly _____). She is described as "Aunt Lilly" by Cora Spear, implying this is Lilly Maris.

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birth

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”

Comment: Source includes date (Nov. 26, 1869) and location (Springdale, Cedar County, Iowa).

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]

Additional detail for reference: Line 20, dwelling 188

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

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.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 30, dwelling 57

Comment: Source includes age (10) and location (Iowa). Using the official census date of 1 June 1880 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1869 to 1 June 1870.

census-us-1900-ps-ia-allamakee-15-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Union Prairie Township, enumeration district 15, sheet 8 (form/penned) or page 185A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Union Prairie > District 0015" image 15; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240416]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 125

Comment: Source includes date (Nov/1869), age (30), and location (Iowa). Using her age and the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1869 to 1 June 1870, which encompasses the given date.

census-us-1910-ps-co-mesa-92-7a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Colorado, Mesa County, Grand Junction (Ward 2), enumeration district 92, sheet 7A (form/penned) or page 126 (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Colorado > Mesa > Grand Junction Ward 2 > District 0092" image 13; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 122 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374135]

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 166

Comment: Source includes age (40) and location (Iowa). Using her age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1869 to 15 Apr 1870.

census-us-1930-ps-ia-allamakee-8-3a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Jefferson Township, enumeration district 3-8, sheet 3A (form/penned) or page 155A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Jefferson > District 0008" image 5; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 640 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340375]

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 55

Comment: Source includes age (60) and location (Iowa). Using her age and the official census date of 1 Apr 1930 gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1869 to 1 Apr 1970.

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 30

Comment: Source includes age (55) and location (Iowa). Using the official census date of 1 January 1925 gives a birth date range from 2 January 1869 to 1 January 1870.

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father

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”

Comment: Source identifies George J. Maris as the biological father of Lilly Clarissa Maris.

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 159 (PDF page 262)

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

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

Additional detail for reference: Page 44 (PDF page 63)

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

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.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 30, dwelling 57

Comment: Source identifies Lydia C. Maris as a daughter of George J. Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 30

Comment: Source identifies George Maris as the father of Lilly Stilwell [nee Maris]. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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 identifies Lyddia C. Stillwell as a child of George Jenkins Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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mother

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”

Comment: Source identifies Mary E. Smith as the biological mother of Lilly Clarissa Maris.

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 159 (PDF page 262)

Comment: Source identifies Lillie C. [Maris] as a child of Mary Smith. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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

Additional detail for reference: Page 44 (PDF page 63)

Comment: Source identifies Lydia C. [Maris] as a child of Mary E. Smith. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 30

Comment: Source identifies Mary Smith as the mother of Lilly Stilwell [nee Maris]. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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 identifies Lyddia C. Stillwell as a child of Mary E. Smith. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Fred Granger Stilwell (1869 – ?)

Married: Bet 2 Jun 1898 and 15 Apr 1899

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

census-us-1900-ps-ia-allamakee-15-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Union Prairie Township, enumeration district 15, sheet 8 (form/penned) or page 185A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Union Prairie > District 0015" image 15; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240416]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 2,3, dwelling 125

Comment: Source identifies Lillie C. Stilwell as the wife of Fred G. Stilwell and the number of years married (1) for both. Using the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a marriage date range from 2 June 1898 to 1 June 1899.

census-us-1910-ps-co-mesa-92-7a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Colorado, Mesa County, Grand Junction (Ward 2), enumeration district 92, sheet 7A (form/penned) or page 126 (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Colorado > Mesa > Grand Junction Ward 2 > District 0092" image 13; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 122 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374135]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 41,42, dwelling 166

Comment: Source identifies Lillie C. Stilwell as the wife of Fred G. Stilwell and the number of years married (11) for both. Using the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a marriage date range from 16 Apr 1898 to 15 Apr 1899.

census-us-1930-ps-ia-allamakee-8-3a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Jefferson Township, enumeration district 3-8, sheet 3A (form/penned) or page 155A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Jefferson > District 0008" image 5; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 640 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340375]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 35,36, dwelling 55

Comment: Source identifies Lillie M. Stilwell as the wife of Fred G. Stilwell.

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Child: Florence G. Stilwell (1900 – ?)

Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Employer: (St. Luke's Hospital) 1896 at Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

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

Additional detail for reference: Page 44 (PDF page 63)

Comment: Source includes implied date (1896 [based on source publication date and the implication she is "currently" employed there]), employer (St. Luke Hospital), and location (Duluth, Minnesota).

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Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1870 at Springdale, Cedar County, Iowa, United States

Residence: 1 Jun 1880 at Iowa Township, Cedar County, Iowa, United States

Residence: 1 Jun 1900 at Union Prarie Township, Allamakee County, Iowa, United States

Residence: 15 Apr 1910 at Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, United States

Residence: 1915 at Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Residence: 1 Jan 1925 at Jefferson, Allamakee County, Iowa, United States

Residence: 1 Apr 1930 at Jefferson Township, Allamakee County, Iowa, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

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]

Additional detail for reference: Line 20, dwelling 188

Comment: 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: 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.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 30, dwelling 57

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

census-us-1900-ps-ia-allamakee-15-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Union Prairie Township, enumeration district 15, sheet 8 (form/penned) or page 185A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Union Prairie > District 0015" image 15; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240416]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 125

Comment: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and location (Union Prarie Township, County: Allamakee, State: Iowa).

census-us-1910-ps-co-mesa-92-7a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Colorado, Mesa County, Grand Junction (Ward 2), enumeration district 92, sheet 7A (form/penned) or page 126 (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Colorado > Mesa > Grand Junction Ward 2 > District 0092" image 13; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 122 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374135]

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 166

Comment: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (Grand Junction, County: Mesa, State: Colorado).

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 source publication year (1915) and location (Monrovia, Cal.).

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 30

Comment: Source includes official census date (1 Jan 1925) and location (Jefferson, Allamakee County, Iowa).

census-us-1930-ps-ia-allamakee-8-3a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Jefferson Township, enumeration district 3-8, sheet 3A (form/penned) or page 155A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Jefferson > District 0008" image 5; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 640 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340375]

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 55

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and location (Jefferson Township, County: Allamakee, State: Iowa).

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General Notes and Anecdotes

Lillie, along with her parents and siblings, were early members of the Wichita Methodist Church, dedicated in June 1898. [periodical-wichita-church-bicentennial-1976]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

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”

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database uses 26 Nov 1869. The 1870 U.S. Census gives an age of (1), which, when applied to the offical census date of 1 Jun 1870, gives a birth date range from 2 June 1868 to 1 June 1869. [census-us-1870-ps-ia-cedar-springdale-23]

SPELLING

GIven Name: This database uses Lilly Clarissa "Lydia". The obituary for her father George Maris uses the alternate spelling "Lyddia". [obituary-george-maris-1915]

GIven Name: This database uses Lilly. The 1900 and 1910 U.S. Censuses, and Maris Family in the United States use the alternate spelling of Lillie. [census-us-1900-ps-ia-allamakee-15-8a, census-us-1910-ps-co-mesa-92-7a, book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885]

FOLLOWUP

The name Lydia is used in place of Lilly quite often. While Lilly is used in this database because it is on her (delayed) birth certificate as her "official" name, it appears that she often used Lydia and was likely known by this name to friends and family. Because of this, Lydia is noted as a nickname.

Lilly lived on a farm "out of" Waukon. Waukon borders Union Prarie Township, where other sources place her. [interview-cora-mcquisten-2007]

Florence Maris (17, b. Iowa), a sister of Lilly, was staying with Fred and Lillie Stilwell's family in June 1900. [census-us-1900-ps-ia-allamakee-15-8a]

From the 1910 U.S. Census, Lilly was married prior to her marriage to Fred Stilwell. The 1930 U.S. Census indicates she was first married at age 26, or about 1896. [census-us-1910-ps-co-mesa-92-7a, census-us-1930-ps-ia-allamakee-8-3a]

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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 159 (PDF page 262)

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]

Additional detail for reference: Line 20, dwelling 188

census-us-1900-ps-ia-allamakee-15-8a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Union Prairie Township, enumeration district 15, sheet 8 (form/penned) or page 185A (stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Union Prairie > District 0015" image 15; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240416]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 125

census-us-1910-ps-co-mesa-92-7a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Colorado, Mesa County, Grand Junction (Ward 2), enumeration district 92, sheet 7A (form/penned) or page 126 (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Colorado > Mesa > Grand Junction Ward 2 > District 0092" image 13; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 122 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374135]

Additional detail for reference: Line 42, dwelling 166

census-us-1930-ps-ia-allamakee-8-3a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Allamakee County, Jefferson Township, enumeration district 3-8, sheet 3A (form/penned) or page 155A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Iowa > Allamakee > Jefferson > District 0008" image 5; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 640 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340375]

Additional detail for reference: Line 36, dwelling 55

interview-cora-mcquisten-2007: Email conversation with Cora Ethel (Spear) McQuisten, 1 Dec 2007; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #2.

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.]

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