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SHOEMAKER, Edith Maude
SHOEMAKER, Edith Maude 1 2 3
- Born: 29 Mar 1880, Eagle Point, Ogle County, Illinois
- Marriage: GILMORE, George F. about 1895 in prob. California
- Died: 19 Jun 1976, prob. Los Angeles County, California at age 96
Edith married George F. GILMORE about 1895 in prob. California. (George F. GILMORE was born in Apr 1875 in Massachusetts and died after 1900 in prob. California.)
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.
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.
1920 US Census (District 516, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California). Surety: 4. Lists Maude [Edith Shoemaker] Gilmore [spelled Gillmore] (age 39, b. IL), and children Reginald (age 22, b. CA), Purcell (age 19, b. CA), Maxine (age 11, b. CA) and Hilton (age 10, b. CA), living in Pasadena, California. Maude is listed as "married," but her husband is not listed in the household. Maude indicates that her father was born in Illinois and her mother in Virginia. Reginald is listed as a "collector of advertising" for a "newspaper." Purcell is listed as a "helper" on a "ranch." All of the children indicate that their father was born in Massachusetts and their mother in Illinois.