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PARKER, Elizabeth S.
PURCELL, Thomas Vernon Sr.
WALTERS, Nancy Nixon
SHOEMAKER, Jasper Newton
PURCELL, Lydia Ann



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SHOEMAKER, Alice Edna 1 2 3

  • Born: 9 May 1878, Eagle Point, Ogle County, Illinois
  • Died: 27 Apr 1964 at age 85



1 1880 US Census (District 147, Eagle Point, Ogle County, Illinois). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Jasper Shoemaker (age 40, b. IL), wife Ella (age 30, b. VA) and children Eva J. (age 16, b. IL), Arbella (age 13, b. IL), Gertrude (age 11, b. IL), Thomas (age 9, b. IL), Jessie (age 7, b. IL), Grace (age 6, b. IL), Mabel (age 4, b. IL), Alice (age 2, b. IL) and Rosanna (age 2 mos, b. IL), living in Eagle Point, Illinois. Also in the household are David Edwards (age 24, b. PA) listed as a "laborer," and John Smith (age 26, b. IL) listed as a "stone mason." Jasper is listed as a "farmer." Living next door is Jasper's brother, Harvey Shoemaker, and his family. Ella [Lydia] indicates that both her parents were born in Virginia.

2 1900 US Census (District 126, San Jose, Los Angeles County, California). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Lydia A. [Purcell] Shoemaker (age 54, b. Apr 1846, VA) and children Jessie E. (age 27, b. Aug 1872, IL), Alice C. (age 22, b. May 1878, IL), Blanche B. (age 18, b. Apr 1882, IL), Pearl W. (age July 1885, IL), Clarice C. (age 12, b. Sep 1887, IL) and Ethel S. (age 10, b. Jan 1890, IL), living in San Jose, California. Also in the household is "son-in-law" George F. Gilmore (age 25, b. Apr 1875, Mass.), wife [daughter] Edith M. [Shoemaker] (age 20, b. Mar 1880, IL), and children Reginald L. (age 2, b. Dec 1897, CA) and Purcell G. (age 2 mos, b. Mar 1900, CA). Lydia is listed as a "fruit grower," and indicates that her father was born in Virginia and her mother in Ohio. She indicates that she has been married for 37 years, and that she has had 13 children, all living. Lydia's husband, Jasper Shoemaker, is also living in San Jose (same district) in another household, and the reason for this is unclear. George Gilmore is listed as a "farm laborer," and indicates that both his parents were born in Massachusetts.

3 1910 US Census (District 315, 5-Wd Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California). Surety: 4. Lists Lydia A. [Purcell] Shoemaker (age 64, b. VA), widow, and children Jessie (age 37, b. IL), Alice (age 31, b. IL) and Clarice (age 22, b. IL), living in Pasadena, California. Lydia is listed as living on "her own income," and indicates that her father was born in Virginia and her mother in Ohio. Lydia also indicates that she has had 13 children, 12 of whom are still living. Also living in Pasadena at this time (same district and ward) is Lydia's son, Thomas Shoemaker, and his family.

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