Walter CORLISS

Walter CORLISS

Male 1871 - 1962  (91 years)

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  • Name Walter CORLISS 
    Born 5 Mar 1871  Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 May 1962  Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1566  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2012 

    Father James Noyes Farmer CORLISS,   b. 3 Jan 1845, Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1883, Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Harriet Ellen "Hattie" BUNKER,   b. 17 Jul 1854, Moultonborough, Carroll County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1927, Salem, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1869  Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The marriage record of James N. Corliss and Hattie B. Bunker cites the groom's residence as Hudson, New Hampshire, age 24, first marriage, occupation Jobber, born Hudson, son of James Corliss, occupation Farmer, born Hudson, and Sarah M. Hamblet, born Hudson. The bride's residence is Lawrence, Massachusetts, age 15, first marriage, born Moultonborough, New Hampshire, daughter of Levi E. Bunker and Hattie E. Grace.
    Notes 
    • 1850 census of Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, enumerated 15 August 1850:

      - Corliss, James, age 47, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Sarah, age 32, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Sarah A., age 7, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, James N., age 6, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Rebecca F., age 3, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Justine A., age 1, born New Hampshire.

    • The 1860 census of Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire:

      - Hamblett, John R., age 58, occupation Farmer + Blacksmith, born New Hampshire.
      - Hamblett, Parthena, age 63, wife, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, James N., age 15, occupation Farm Laborer, born New Hampshire.

    • The 1870 census of Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire:

      - Corliss, James M., age 25, occupation Farmer, real property value $1,000, personal property $200, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Hattie, age 16, born New Hampshire.

      The census record cites their marriage the previous December.

    • The 1880 census of Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, enumerated 4 June 1880:

      - Corliss, James N., age 35, occupation Teamster & Farmer, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Harriett E., age 25, wife, born New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Maine.
      - Corliss, Walter, age 9, son, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Levi W., age 7, son, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Hattie M., age 4, daughter, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, James A., age 1, son, born New Hampshire.

    Family ID F1851  Group Sheet

    Family Helen A. 'Nellie' ELLIOTT,   b. 17 Sep 1873, Webster, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1945, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1896  Webster, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The marriage record of Walter Corliss and Helen A. Elliot cites their residences as Webster, New Hampshire. The groom is age 24, occupation Carpenter, born Hudson, New Hampshire, son of James N. Corliss, occupation Farmer, born Hudson, and Hattie E. Bunker, age 39. The bride is age 22, occupation Housekeeper, born Webster, daughter of Thomas Elliott, age 61, occupation Farmer, born Boscawen, New Hampshire, and Sarah E. Dustin, age 52, occupation Housewife, born Hopkinton, New Hampshire, who both reside in Webster. It is a first marriage for both. Intentions filed 12 February 1896.
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 11 June 1900:

      - Corliss, Walter, age 29, married 4 years, born March 1871 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Carpenter.
      - Corliss, Hellen A., age 26, wife, married 4 years, mother of one child still living, born January 1874 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Almon W., age 3, son, born November 1896 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1910 census of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire (all persons and their parents born New Hampshire):

      - Corliss, Walter, head of household, first marriage of 14 years, age 39, occupation Laborer, Machine Shop.
      - Corliss, Nellie A., wife, first marriage of 14 years, age 36.
      - Corliss, Almon H., son, age 13, single.

    • 1920 census of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 5 January 1920:

      - Corliss, Walter, age 48, occupation Machinist, Machine Shop, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Nellie A., age 46, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Irvin L., age 7 years 5 months, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1930 census of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 6 April 1930:

      - Corliss, Walter, age 59, real estate value $1,800, first married age 24, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Machinist, Machine Shop.
      - Corliss, Nellie A., age 56, wife, first married age 22, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Ervin E., age 17, son, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1940 census of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 5 April 1940:

      - Corliss, Walter, age 69, completed 8th grade, born New Hampshire, occupation Helper, Machine Shop.
      - Corliss, Nellie A., age 66, completed 8th grade, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Ervin E., age 27, completed 8th grade, born New Hampshire, occupation Radio Man.

    Children 
     1. Almon Walter CORLISS,   b. 23 Nov 1896, Webster, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1973, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Ervin Elliott CORLISS,   b. 8 Aug 1912, Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1976, Boscawen, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 26 May 2012 
    Family ID F1856  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1871 - Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1896 - Webster, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 May 1962 - Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Harriet Ellen Bunker, James Noyes Farmer Corliss, Walter Corliss, and Harriet Tuttle Grace, about 1900 (framed drawing)
    Harriet Ellen Bunker, James Noyes Farmer Corliss, Walter Corliss, and Harriet Tuttle Grace, about 1900 (framed drawing)
    Walter Corliss, Nellie Elliott, Almon Corliss, 1897
    Walter Corliss, Nellie Elliott, Almon Corliss, 1897
    Walter Corliss and his son Ervin, perhaps about 1915
    Walter Corliss and his son Ervin, perhaps about 1915
    Walter Corliss, circa 1950's
    Walter Corliss, circa 1950's
    Ervin Corliss, Walter Corliss, 1948
    Ervin Corliss, Walter Corliss, 1948
    Walter Corliss (second from right side) and perhaps his co-workers, New Hampshire, circa 1920's
    Walter Corliss (second from right side) and perhaps his co-workers, New Hampshire, circa 1920's
    Walter Corliss, circa 1950's
    Walter Corliss, circa 1950's
    Walter Corliss, circa 1890
    Walter Corliss, circa 1890
    Walter Corliss, circa 1910
    Walter Corliss, circa 1910
    Walter Corliss, Helen 'Nellie' Elliott, Ervin Corliss, 1924
    Walter Corliss, Helen "Nellie" Elliott, Ervin Corliss, 1924
    Walter Corliss, Ervin Corliss, Nellie Elliott, 1920
    Walter Corliss, Ervin Corliss, Nellie Elliott, 1920
    Ervin Elliot Corliss, Walter Corliss, Hattie Maria Corliss, Ella Louisa Corliss, May 31, 1948
    Ervin Elliot Corliss, Walter Corliss, Hattie Maria Corliss, Ella Louisa Corliss, May 31, 1948

    Headstones
    Headstone of Walter Corliss & Helen A. Elliott, and their sons Almon and Ervin
    Headstone of Walter Corliss & Helen A. Elliott, and their sons Almon and Ervin

    Albums
    Estate of Ervin Corliss Mystery Photos
    Estate of Ervin Corliss Mystery Photos (27)
    These photos were found in a box from the estate of Ervin Corliss, son of Walter & Helen "Nellie" (Elliott) Corliss. It's reasonable they are family members, but who are they!

  • Notes 
    • Walter lived in Hopkinton, NH; he was a farmer, carpenter, and laborer, and worked in a machine shop.

      Walter Corliss appears at age 9 in the 1880 census of Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire along with his father James, age 35; mother Harriet E., age 25; and siblings Levi W., age 7; Hattie J., age 4; and James A., age 1.

      The family is buried in Contoocook Village Cemetery, Contoocook, New Hampshire.


  • Sources 
    1. [S4] HudsonNHVR, Nash, Gerald Q., Sandra J. Martinson, Roland A. Marchand, (Heritage Books, Inc.), ISBN 0-7884-0799-6..

    2. [S5] NH_VR.