Lavinia F. TOWLE

Female 1827 - 1907  (79 years)


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  • Name Lavinia F. TOWLE 
    Born 2 Sep 1827  Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Feb 1907  Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death record of Lavinia F. Kean cites age 79 years 5 months 6 days, died Hallowell 8 February 1907, widowed, spouse is John Kean, born Augusta, daughter of John M. Towle, born New Hampshire, and Lecta Rankin, born North Berwick, Maine. Cause of death is gastritis. [2]
    Buried Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I131797  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 

    Father John M. TOWLE,   b. 8 May 1798, Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1854, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Electa 'Lecta' RANKIN 'RANKINS',   b. 7 Dec 1800, Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1891, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1824  Litchfield, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • 1850 census of Readfield, Kennebec County, Maine, enumerated 29 July 1850:

      - Towle, John, age 52, occupation Cordwainer, born New Hampshire.
      - Towle, Electa, age 49, born Maine.
      - Towle, John, age 20, occupation Cordwainer, born Maine.
      - Towle, George F., age 16, occupation Cordwainer, born Maine.
      - Towle, Emma J., age 12, born Maine
      - Towle, Sarah E., age 8, born Maine.

    • 1860 census of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, enumerated 4 June 1860:

      - Norcross, Charles K., age 30, occupation Operative, personal property value $50, born Maine.
      - Norcross, Lecta L., age 34, born Maine.
      - Towle, Lecta, age 60, born Maine.

    • 1870 census of Canton, Oxford County, Maine, enumerated 1 July 1870:

      - Towle, George F., age 36, occupation Musician, real estate value $1,000, personal property $850, born Maine.
      - Towle, Rebecca A., age 35, occupation Dress Maker, born Maine.
      - Towle, Georgianna, age 1, born Maine.
      - Towle, Lecta, age 69, occupation Sick Nurse, born Maine.

    • 1880 census of Canton, Oxford County, Maine, enumerated 9 June 1880:

      - Towle, George F., age 46, occupation is blank, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Towle, Rebecca A., age 45, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Towle, Georgeanna, age 11, daughter, occupation At School, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Towle, Lecta, age 79, mother, widowed, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Towle, John T., age 52, brother, married, occupation Shoe Maker, born Maine, both parents born Maine.

    Family ID F43310  Group Sheet

    Family John KEAN, Jr.,   b. 16 Dec 1823, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1897, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1860 census of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, enumerated 4 June 1860:

      - Kean, John, age 35, occupation River Driver, personal property value $75, born Maine.
      - Kean, Lavinia E., age 32, born Maine.
      - Kean, John H., age 11, born Maine.
      - Kean, Ella, age 6, born Maine.
      - Kean, Emma O., age 4, born Maine.
      - Kean, Frederick, age 1, born Maine.

    • 1870 census of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine, enumerated 24 June 1870:

      - Kean, John, age 46, occupation River Driver, born Maine.
      - Kean, Lavinia, age 46, occupation Keeping House, born Maine.
      - Kean, Ellen, age 16, occupation Works in Sho9p, born Maine.
      - Kean, Emma, age 13, born Maine.
      - Kean, Fred, age 11, born Maine.
      - Kean, Etta, age 6, born Maine.

    • 1880 census of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, enumerated 5 June 1880:

      - Kean, John, age 56, occupation City Night Watch, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Kean, Lovinia, age 52, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Kean, Frederick, age 21, son, single, occupation Laborer, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Kean, Etta S., age 16, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.

    • 1900 census of Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine, enumerated 13 June 1900:

      - Kean, Lavina, age 72, widowed, mother of 5 children, 2 children still living, born 2 September 1827 in Maine, both parents born Maine.

    Children 
     1. John H. KEAN, III,   b. 26 Aug 1848, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1905  (Age 56 years)
    +2. Ella J. KEAN,   b. 18 Feb 1854, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1929  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Emma O. KEAN 'KANE',   b. 21 Jul 1856, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +4. Frederick KEAN,   b. 2 Apr 1859, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1907  (Age 47 years)
    +5. Etta Lavinia KEAN,   b. 3 May 1864, Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1894, Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F43315  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Sep 1827 - Hallowell, Kennebec County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Maine, Death Records, 1761-1922.

    3. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990.

    4. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, Maine Marriages, 1771-1907.