Malvina Abigail 'Abby' 'Melvina' CORLISS

Female 1850 - 1928  (77 years)


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  • Name Malvina Abigail 'Abby' 'Melvina' CORLISS 
    Born 5 Jun 1850  New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Jan 1928  Lewis and Clark County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The death record of Malvina Clemens cites agte 77 years 7 months 23 days, died St. John's, 28 January 1928, widowed, spouse is James, occupation Housework, born Vermont 5 June 1850, daughter of Corills, birthplace unknown. Cause of death is val. heart disease. Informant is C.E. Clemens. Burial Forestvale. [1]
    Buried Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3021  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 16 May 2018 

    Father Elbridge CORLISS 'CORLES',   b. 1817, Sandwich, Carroll County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1882, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Marilla 'Merilla' DEARBORN,   b. Abt 1817, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1893, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married maybe 1839  Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1850 census of Sandwich, Carroll County, New Hampshire, enumerated 18 September 1850:

      - Corliss, Elbridge, age 38, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Marilla, age 37, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Edward, age 10, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Sarah, age 9, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Moses, age 5, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Aaron, age 5, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Melvina, age 2, born New Hampshire.

    • 1860 census of Lowell, Dodge County, Wisconsin, enumerated 14 July 1860:

      - Corliss, Elbridge, age 44, occupation Farmer, real property value $300, personal property $200, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Marilla, age 43, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Moses, age 15, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Aron, age 15, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Malvina, age 11, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Ellen, age 8, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Charles, age 4, born Wisconsin.

    • 1870 census of McGregor Ward 2, Clayton County, Iowa, enumerated 6 September 1870:

      - Corliss, Elbridge, age 54, occupation Laborer, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Marrilla, age 52, occupation Keeping House, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Moses, age 24, occupation R.R. Employee, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Malvina, age 22, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Lucinda, age 18, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Charles, age 13, born Wisconsin.
      - Corliss, Alice, age 1, born Iowa.

    • 1880 census of West Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, enumerated 1 June 1880:

      - Corliss, Albridge, age 63, no occupation, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Marella, age 62, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Vermont, both parents born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Moses, age 32, son, occupation Laborer, born Vermont, both parents born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Charles, age 22, son, occupation Laborer, born Wisconsin, both parents born Wisconsin.
      - Corliss, Ellen, age 25, daughter, occupation Works Out, born Wisconsin, both parents born Wisconsin.
      - Corliss, Allie, age 10, granddaughter, occupation Attends School, born Iowa, both parents born Vermont.

    • 1885 state census of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, enumerated 14 May 1885:

      - Corles, Charles, age 24, born Wisconsin.
      - Corles, Ellen, age 26, born Vermont.
      - Corles, Alice, age 16, born Iowa.
      - Corles, Marilla, age 66, born Vermont.
      - Corles, Lucinda, age (looks like) 75, born Vermont.

    Family ID F147  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Melvin RUSH,   b. maybe 1854, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1870 census of McGregor Ward 2, Clayton County, Iowa, enumerated 6 September 1870:

      - Corliss, Elbridge, age 54, occupation Laborer, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Marrilla, age 52, occupation Keeping House, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Moses, age 24, occupation R.R. Employee, born Vermont.
      - Corliss, Malvina, age 22, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Lucinda, age 18, born New Hampshire.
      - Corliss, Charles, age 13, born Wisconsin.
      - Corliss, Alice, age 1, born Iowa.

    • 1900 census of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, enumerated 1 June 1900:

      - Corles, Lucinda E., age 41, single, born July 1858 in New Hampshire, both parents born Maine, occupation Janitoress.
      - Corles, Alice, age 29, niece, single, born December 1870 in Iowa, both parents born Maine, occupation Janitoress.

    • 1910 census of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, enumerated 2-3 May 1910:

      - Corles, Moses, age 62, widowed, born Vermont, both parents born Vermont, occupation Laborer, Odd Jobs.
      - Corles, Ellen, age 65, sister, single, born New Hampshire, both parents born Vermont, occupation Housekeeper, Private Family.
      - May, Alice, age 37, niece, single, born Iowa, both parents born Vermont, occupation Housework, At Home.

    Children 
    +1. Alice May CORLISS 'CORLES',   b. 24 Dec 1869, Clayton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1911, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 16 May 2018 
    Family ID F44587  Group Sheet

    Family 2 James M. CLEMENS,   b. Jul 1842, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1910, Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 1 Aug 1873  Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1880 census of Volga, Clayton County, Iowa, enumerated 1 June 1880:

      - Clemens, James, age 37, occupation Barber, born Indiana, both parents born England.
      - Clemens, Milvina, age 31, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Vermont, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Clemens, Rosa, age 10, daughter, occupation At School, born Indiana, father born Indiana, mother born Vermont.
      - Clemens, George, age 5, son, occupation At School, born Iowa, father born Indiana, mother born Vermont.
      - Clemens, Charles E., age 3, son, occupation At Home, born Iowa, father born Indiana, mother born Vermont.

    • 1900 census of Helene, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, enumerated 4 June 1900:

      - Clemens, James M., age 57, married 27 years, born July 1842 in Indiana, father born Ohio, mother born Massachusetts, occupation Barber.
      - Clemens, Melvina A., age 50, wife, married 27 years, mother of 4 children, 3 children still living, born June 1849 in Vermont, father born Vermont, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Clemens, Maud M., age 11, daughter, born May 1889 in Iowa, father born Indiana, mother born Vermont.

    • 1920 census of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, enumerated 12 January 1920:

      - Clemens, Melvina A., age 69, widowed, born New Hampshire, both parents born Massachusetts, occupation None.

    Children 
    +1. George Henry CLEMENS,   b. 4 Jul 1875, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1899, Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +2. Charles Ephraim CLEMENS,   b. 1 Oct 1877, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1932, San Francisco County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. James Arthur CLEMENS,   b. 5 Jan 1881, Earlville, Delaware County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1964, San Diego County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Maude May CLEMENS,   b. 17 May 1889, Hopkinton, Delaware County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1956, San Diego County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2018 
    Family ID F44560  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jun 1850 - New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Aug 1873 - Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 1928 - Lewis and Clark County, Montana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1830-2011.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Montana, Death Index, 1868-2011.