Zelpha WILSEY

Female 1896 - 1985  (89 years)


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  • Name Zelpha WILSEY 
    Born 13 Jan 1896  Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Dec 1985  Sonoma County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Petaluma, Sonoma County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18034  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2014 

    Family 1 Frank Wesley 'Wes' CORLISS,   b. 14 Jan 1889, Wilmington, Will County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1927, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1921  San Raphael, Marin County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 7 July 1928 arrival in San Francisco, California of the SS Maunganui sailing from Papeete, Tahiti:

      - Corliss, Zelpha, age 25, born Lompoc, California 13 January 1903.
      - Corliss, Albert James, age 1, born Petaluma, California 31 August 1926.
      - Corliss, Jean Marion, age 3, born Petaluma, California 14 February 1925.

      All cite residence Petaluma, Sonoma County, California.

    • 1930 census of Petaluma, Sonoma County, California, enumerated 14 April 1930:

      - Corliss, Zelpha, age 34, widowed, born California, both parents born California, occupation Poultry Woman, Poultry.
      - Corliss, Jean M., age 6, daughter, born California, both parents born California.
      - Corliss, Albert J., age 3 years 7 months, son, born California, both parents born California.
      - Wilsey, Ella, age 67, mother, divorced, born California, father born Tennessee, mother born Indiana.
      - Nossaman, David A., age 51, lodger, divorced, born Missouri, father born Pennsylvania, mother born Ohio, occupation Laborer, Poultry.

    Children 
     1. Jean Marion CORLISS,   b. 14 Feb 1925, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1994, Sonoma County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Albert James CORLISS,   b. 31 Aug 1926, Petaluma, Sonoma County, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1933, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F5748  Group Sheet

    Family 2 August Peter BENNETT,   b. 17 Nov 1894, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1942, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1940 census of Petaluma, Sonoma County, California, enumerated -- April 1940:

      - Bennett, August, age 45, completed high school, born California, occupation Rancher.
      - Bennett, Celspa, age 43, wife, completed 2 years of college, born California.
      - Bennett, Robert, age 19, son, completed 12 years of education, born California.
      - Bennett, Marilyn, age 6, daughter, born California.
      - Bennett, August W., age 4, son, born California.
      - Corliss, Jean, age 16, step-daughter, completed 11 years of education, born California.
      - Wilsey, William, age 42, boarder, divorced, completed (looks like) 2 years of high school, born California, occupation Truck Driver, Trucking B----.

      All persons lived in same place on 1 April 1935.

    Last Modified 25 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F5749  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1896 - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Dec 1921 - San Raphael, Marin County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Dec 1985 - Sonoma County, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Petaluma, Sonoma County, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, California, Death Index, 1940-1997 .

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, California, Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941.