James Albert CORLISS

James Albert CORLISS

Male 1878 - 1969  (90 years)

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  • Name James Albert CORLISS 
    Born 22 Jul 1878  Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The birth record cites the parents James N. Corliss born Manchester, New Hampshire, and Hattie E. Corliss born Moultonborough, New Hampshire, who reside in Hudson, New Hampshire.
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Mar 1969  Sanford, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1570  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2016 

    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  [3
    • 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 Grace Maude STONE,   b. 22 Mar 1881, Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1964, Sanford, York County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1905  Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The marriage record of James Corliss and Grace M. Stone cites the groom's residence as Webster, New Hampshire, age 27, occupation Farmer, born Hudson, New Hampshire, son of James N. Corliss, born Hudson, and Hattie E. Bunker, born Rochester. The bride resides in Claremont, New Hampshire, age 24, born Claremont, daughter of Alvin B. Stone, born (looks like) Danvill, Vermont, and Miranda, born Conway, Massachusetts. It is a first marriage for both.
    Notes 
    • 1910 census of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 15 April 1910:

      - Corliss, James A., age 31, head of household, married 4 years, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Farmer, Laborer.
      - Corliss, Grace M., age 29, wife, married 4 years, mother of 2 children with 2 still living, born New Hampshire, father born Vermont, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Kenneth A., age 3, son, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Violet E., age 1, daughter, born New Hampshire.

    • 1920 census of Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, enumerated 3-5 January 1920:

      - Corliss, James A., age 41, head of household, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Carpenter, House.
      - Corliss, Grace, age 38, wife, born New Hampshire, father born Vermont, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Kenneth A., age 12, son, born New Hampshire, occupation Paper Boy, Paper Route.
      - Corliss, Violet E., age 10, daughter, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Ralph W., age 8, son, born Massachusetts.
      - Corliss, Doris T., daughter, age 7, born Massachusetts.
      - Corliss, Russell S., son, age 3 years 4 months, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Robert J., son, age 8 months, born Vermont.

    • 1930 census of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire:

      - Corliss, James A., age 52, head of household, first married age 27, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Farm Hand, Farm.
      - Corliss, Grace M., age 49, wife, first married age 24, born New Hampshire, father born Vermont, mother born Massachusetts.
      - Corliss, Doris T., age 17, daughter, born Massachusetts.
      - Corliss, Russell S., age 13, son, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Robert J., age 10, son, born Vermont.

    • 1940 census of Hubbard Road, Berwick, York County, Maine, enumerated 13 May 1940:

      - Corliss, James, age 61, completed 8 years of education, born New Hampshire, occupation Dryer, Tannery.
      - Corliss, Grace, age 54, wife, completed 8 years of education, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Robert, age 21, son, single, completed 4 years of high school, born Vermont, occupation Attendant, Filling Station.

      All persons lived in Hopkinton, New Hampshire on 1 April 1935.

    Children 
     1. Kenneth Albert CORLISS,   b. 9 Feb 1907, Webster, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1990, Manatee County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Violet Evanga CORLISS,   b. 19 Feb 1909, Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1990  (Age 81 years)
     3. Ralph Waldo CORLISS,   b. 2 Apr 1911, Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1951, Shelburne Falls, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. Doris Thelma Grace CORLISS,   b. 14 Aug 1912, Pembroke, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1994, Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. CORLISS,   b. 2 Aug 1914, Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1914, Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Russell Stone CORLISS,   b. 10 Aug 1916, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 2016  (Age 99 years)
     7. Robert James CORLISS,   b. 15 Apr 1919, Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 2016, Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1862  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1878 - Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Oct 1905 - Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Mar 1969 - Sanford, York County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Albert Corliss, 1880
    Albert Corliss, 1880
    (standing) Albert Corliss and Edith Gerrish; (seated) Harriet Grace and Harriet Bunker, circa 1900
    (standing) Albert Corliss and Edith Gerrish; (seated) Harriet Grace and Harriet Bunker, circa 1900
    Grace Maude Stone, James Albert Corliss, and their son Kenneth, circa 1907
    Grace Maude Stone, James Albert Corliss, and their son Kenneth, circa 1907

  • Notes 
    • James Albert Corliss was a fruit farmer and general laborer. He worked for Robert T. Gould on Gould Hill in Contoocook for over 40 years. They lived in VT, MA, ME, and NH, and moved over 50 times during their lifetime. SSN 003-07-6232 SSDI.

    • James signed a World War II Draft Registration Card (serial number U1911) citing his age as 63, his residence as North-Weare, Hillsboro, NH, and his employer the Clement Toy Co.


  • Sources 
    1. [S7] HaverhillMAVR, website: ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Essex/Haverhill.

    2. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, Maine, Death Index, 1960-1996.

    3. [S5] NH_VR.