Mary D. WALKENSHAW

Female 1855 - 1941  (85 years)


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  • Name Mary D. WALKENSHAW 
    Born 24 Dec 1855  Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Nov 1941  Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death record of Mrs. Mary Corliss cites age 85 years 10 months 27 days, died Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas 21 November 1941, widowed, occupation None, born Blairsville, Pennsylvania, daughter of ----- Walkenshaw and unknown mother, both birthplaces "not known." Cause of death is cerebral hemorrhage, apoplexy, with hypertension as the contributing cause. Burial Greenlawn Cemetery, Port Arthur, Texas. [1]
    Person ID I94826  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 4 May 2015 

    Family Charles T. CORLISS,   b. 7 Jan 1847, Gainesville, Sumter County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1926, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 6 May 1880  Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Smith, Laclede County, Missouri, enumerated 5 June 1900:

      - Corlis, Charles, age 53, married 20 years, born January 1847 in Alabama, both parents born Vermont, occupation Farmer.
      - Corlis, Mary, age 44, wife, married 20 years, mother of 4 children, 4 children still living, born December 1855 in Pennsylvania, father born Ireland, mother born New Jersey.
      - Corlis, Jessie, age 19, daughter, born February 1881 in Missouri, father born Alabama, mother born Pennsylvania.
      - Corlis, Ernest, age 16, son, born September 1883 in Missouri, father born Alabama, mother born Pennsylvania, occupation Farm Laborer.
      - Corlis, Nellie, age 13, daughter, born February 1887 in Missouri, father born Alabama, mother born Pennsylvania, occupation At School.
      - Corlis, Maud, age 9, daughter, born May 1891 in Missouri, father born Alabama, mother born Pennsylvania.

    • 1910 census of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, enumerated 30 April 1910:

      - Corliss, Charles J., age 60, first marriage, married 27 years, born Alabama, both parents born New York, occupation Watchman, Docks.
      - Corliss, Mary, age 52, wife, first marriage, married 27 years, mother of 3 children, 3 children still living, born Pennsylvania, both parents born Pennsylvania.
      - Corlis, Jessie, age 24, daughter, single, born Missouri, father born Alabama, mother born Pennsylvania, occupation Milliner, Millinery Store.
      - Corliss, Ernest, age 21, son, single, born Missouri, father born Alabama, mother born Pennsylvania, occupation Engineer, Stationary.
      - Corliss, Maud, age 18, daughter, born Missouri, father born Alabama, mother born Pennsylvania.

      ... their daughter Nellie lives next door ...

      - Rhodes, Luther, age 28, first marriage, married 3 years, born Nebraska, both parents born Pennsylvania, occupation Salesman, Bakery.
      - Rhodes, Nellie, age 23, wife, first marriage, married 3 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born Missouri, father born Vermont, mother born Pennsylvania.
      - Rhodes, Claude, age 16 months, born Texas, father born Nebraska, mother born Missouri.
      - Luther, Marion, age 24, boarder, single, born Missouri, both parents born Missouri, occupation Pipe Fitter, Oil Refinery.

    • 1920 census of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, enumerated 13-17 January 1920:

      - Corliss, Charles, age 73, born Alabama, both parents born Vermont, occupation Watchman, Oil Refinery.
      - Corliss, Mary, age 63, wife, born Pennsylvania, father born Ireland, mother born Pennsylvania.
      - Corliss, Charles E., age 34, son, single, born Missouri, father born Alabama, mother born Pennsylvania, occupation Fireman, Light & Power Co.

    Children 
    +1. Jessie M. CORLISS,   b. 25 Feb 1882, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1976, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     2. Ernest Charles CORLISS,   b. 2 Sep 1883, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Nellie Rachel CORLISS,   b. 8 Feb 1888, Lebanon, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1950, Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Maude CORLISS,   b. May 1891, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1910  (Age ~ 19 years)
    Last Modified 4 May 2015 
    Family ID F32000  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1855 - Blairsville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 May 1880 - Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1941 - Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriages, 1851-1900.