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On this day, October 27…

Family Events

 

Births

1611 John BLOTT 9th great grand uncle
1808 Nahuam JORDAN 1st cousin 5x removed
1836 Levi Oliver YOUNG 3rd great grand uncle
1884 Helen B. HOPKINS great grand aunt

 

Deaths

1736 Sarah JORDAN 5th great grand aunt
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Helen B. Hopkins

Helen B. HOPKINS is my great grand aunt.  We are related through her parents, my second great grandparents, Aldis E. and Frances Alma (WESCOTT) HOPKINS, Helen is the youngest of their four children.  Helen was born 27 October 1884 in Ellsworth, Maine.  By 1896 the family was living in Montana.  Helen made the newspapers for various events, ranging from Honor Roll in school, to large picnics with the local teens.[1]  Helen was enumerated in the 1900 census taken in Melville, Montana.[2]  She married 1 April 1902 to William Henry (Dick) YOAS, they had one son: Cecil F.[3]  in the 1910 census it was just mother and son in Glendive, Montana.[4]  In the 1920 census taken in Everett, Washington, it was Dick and Helen.[5]  Helen was a trained nurse, working most of her adult life.  She died 1 July 1922 in Everett, buried in Evergreen Cemetery.[6]  Her obituary was printed in the Big Timber Pioneer 20 July 1922.[7]


[1] Editor, “School Report,” notice, Big Timber, Sweet Grass, Montana, Big Timber Pioneer, 13 February 1896, honor roll; online archives (www.mtmemory.org : online images 5 October 2013).  Editor, “Patriotically Observed: Exercises in Honor of the Birthday of Washing at the Public School,” Big Timber, Sweet Grass, Montana, Big Timber Pioneer, 27 February 1896; online archives (www.mtmemory.org : online images 5 October 2013).  Editor, “Monthly Report of the Big Timber Public Schools for the Month Ending, February 28, 1896,” Big Timber, Sweet Grass, Montana, Big Timber Pioneer, 5 March 1896; online archives (www.mtmemory.org : online images 5 October 2013).  Editor, “Monthly report of The Big Timber Public Schools for the month Ending, March 27, 1896,” Big Timber, Sweet Grass, Montana, Big Timber Pioneer, 2 April 1896; online archives (www.mtmemory.org : online images 5 October 2013).  Editor, “Big Timber Pioneer,” Big Timber Pioneer, Big Timber, Montana, 12 July 1900, A Pleasant Outing; online images, Montana Memory Project (contentdm.oclc.org : online 5 October 2013).

[2] 1900 U.S. census, Sweet Grass County, Montana, population schedule, Melville, Enumeration District (ED) 133, 22 (stamped), sheet 4A, dwelling 57, family 58, Aldis E. Hopkins; NARA microfilm publication T623, 915.

[3] Montana, : 85 (stamped), no. 229, William Henry Yoas and Helen Hopkins, 5 November 1901, Dawson County, Montana; FHL microfilm 4351426.  FamilySearch, “Montana, Marriages, 1889-1947,” database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 October 2013), William Henry Yoas, Helen Hopkins, 5 November 1901, Dawson, Montana.

[4] 1910 U.S. census, Dawson County, Montana, population schedule, School District 23, Enumeration District (ED) 104, sheet 8B, boarding house, Helen B. Yoas; NARA microfilm publication T624, 831.

[5] 1920 U.S. census, Snohomish County, Washington, population schedule, Everett, Enumeration District (ED) 0164, 273 (stamped), sheet 2A, dwelling 25, family 25, William H. Yoas; NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls.

[6] Washington State, Bureau of Vital Statistics, cerficate of death 164 (1 July 1922), Mrs. Helen B. Yoas; personal images, on file.  Washington State Washington State Archives, “”Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960″,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 5 October 2013), Helen B. Yoas [Hopkins].

[7] Editor, “Sister Dead,” obituary, Big Timber, Sweet Grass, Montana, Big Timber Pioneer, 20 July 1922; online archives (www.mtmemory.org : online 5 October 2013).

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On this day, October 26…

Family events

 

Births

1809 Christiana W. HASLAM 1st cousin 5x removed

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On this day, October 25…

Family events

 

Births

1720 Martha RANKIN 1st cousin 8x removed
1850 George Millard JELLISON 1st cousin 4x removed

 

Marriages

1722 Abraham SMITH and Mary DONNELL 7th great aunt
1801 Aaron CUTTER and Olive JORDAN 1st cousin 6x removed

 

Deaths

1900 William Hazen COLBY 1st cousin 5x removed

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George Millard Jellison

George Millard JELLISON is my first cousin four times removed, we are related through his grandparents my fourth great grandparents Joseph H. and Abigail (JORDAN) JELLISON.  George is the oldest of five children born to George H. and Philena (LANCASTER) JELLISON.  George was born 25 October 1850 in Mariaville, Maine.  He was enumerated with his parents in the 1870 census as a farmer living in Waltham, Maine.[1]  He married Annie MORRISON 7 June 1873 in Ellsworth, officiated by Reverend Dr. TENNEY.[2]  George and Annie had five children: Albert O., Maud E., Blanche E., and Rupert A. plus one child that was born after 1880 and died before 1900.  In the 1880 census he was enumerated with his family in Waltham.[3]  The 1900 and 1910 censuses they were enumerated in Eden, Maine.[4]  He along with son Albert was enumerated in the 1920 and 1930 censuses in Bar Harbor, Maine.[5]  He died 24 October, 1937 in Bar Harbor, Maine and is buried at Pyles Cemetery [also known as Brimmer Cemetery] in Mariaville, Maine.


[1] George Jellison, 1870 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Waltham, 6, dwelling 41, family 44; microfilm M593, 545.

[2] Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine Mrs. Shirley Rhodes transcribed, “Index of Deaths and Marriages as published in the Ellsworth Herald and Ellsworth American 24 October 1851 through 29 December 1865,” abstracts online, Mrs. Arthur Ward, Jeans’s Maine Genealogy Page (www.mnopltd.com/jean/ : online 3 October 2013), George M. Jellison & Miss Annie Morrison, both of Waltham, 7 June 1873.

[3] 1880, U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Waltham, Enumeration District (ED) 137, page 19, 26 (stamped), dwelling 175, family 182, George Jellison; digital image, ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, 1,454 films.

[4] Millard G. Jellison, 1900 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Eden, sheet 3B, Enumeration District (ED) 53, dwelling 51, family 57; microfilm T623, 592.  1910 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Eden, Enumeration District (ED) 65, 210 (stamped), sheet 15A, dwelling 301, family 313, George M. Jellison; NARA microfilm publication T624, 540.

[5] George M. Jellison, 1920 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Bar Harbor, sheet 5B, Enumeration District (ED) 2, dwelling 108, family 122; microfilm T625, unk.  Maud E. Bray, 1930 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Bar Harbor, sheet 4B, Enumeration District (ED) 4, dwelling 108, family 109; microfilm T626, 832.

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On this day, October 24…

Family events

 

Births

1790 Theodore J. JELLISON 1st cousin 6x removed
1852 Abby E. SNELL 1st cousin 4x removed

 

 

Deaths

1762 Thomas GILPATRICK 7th great grandfather
1852 Martha J. JELLISON 1st cousin 4x removed

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Abby E. Snell

Abby E. SNELL is my first cousin four times removed; we are related through her grandparents, my fourth great grandparents Joseph H. and Abigail (JORDAN) JELLISON.  Abby is the third of five children born to Albion King and Martha Jane (JELLISON) SNELL.  There is a good chance that we are related through the SNELL line, but as of now I’ve not found the link.  Abby was born 24 October 1852 in Portland, Maine.[1]  She was enumerated with her parents in 1860 taken in Waltham, Maine.[2]  She died at age nine of diphtheria 6 April 1862 in Waltham.[3]  She is buried in Hillside Cemetery, Waltham.


[1] Maine State Archives, “Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922,” database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : online 9 September 2013), Abby E. Snell 24 oct 1852 Portland, Me.  Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 9 September 2013), Abby E. Snell 24 Oct 1852, Portland, Cumberland, Maine.

[2] 1860 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, population schedule, Waltham, page 5, dwelling 30, family 27, Albion K. Snell; NARA microfilm publication M653, 438.

[3] Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine Mrs. Shirley Rhodes transcribed, “Index of Deaths and Marriages as published in the Ellsworth Herald and Ellsworth American 24 October 1851 through 29 December 1865,” abstracts online, Mrs. Arthur Ward, Jeans’s Maine Genealogy Page (www.mnopltd.com/jean/ : online 9 September 2013), Abby E. Snell, age 9 years, 5 months, diphtheria, appeared April 18, 1862.

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