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  • ID: I4579
  • Name: Elizabeth Wickham 1
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: Mar 1843 in England 2
  • Death: 12 Jan 1912 in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina 3
  • Note:
    Extract from the 1900 Census:
    Name: Elizabeth W Church
    Age at last birthday: 54
    Date of birth: Mar 1843
    Birthplace: England
    Race: white
    Sex: female
    Relationship to head-of-house: wife
    Home in 1900: Manhattan, New York, New York
    Address: 46 East 30th Street
    Marital status: married
    Number of years of marriage: 30
    Number of children: 0
    Number of children living: 0
    Able to read, write and speak English: yes
    Father's birthplace: England
    Mother's birthplace: England
    Year of immigration: 1865
    Number of years in the United States: 35
    Naturalization: not listed
    Occupation: none
    Census place: Manhattan, New York, New York; Roll: T623 1111; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 687
    Date: Jun 1900

    Also living in the household in 1900:
    Kingo Kitagawa age 35 b. 1865 in Japan; occupation: servant [source: 1900 Census].

    Roesler, Weatherford and Affiliated Families (family tree) cites "Descendants of Richard Church of Plymouth, Mass." by John A Church (Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Company, 1913).

    Notice from the "New York Times" dated 22 Jan 1912:
    Church - On Jan. 12, 1912, at Charleston, S. C., Elizabeth Wickham Church, widow of the late Francis P. Church. Funeral services at Tarrytown, N. Y., Tuesday, Jan. 23, on arrival of the 9:50 A. M. train from Grand Central Station.

    Obituary from the "New York Times" dated 24 Jan 1912:
    Mrs. Elizabeth W. Church, widow of Francis P. Church, for many years an editorial writer on The New York Sun, died on Jan. 12 at Charleston, S. C. After her husband's death she went to Washington and there interested herself in work for the blind, especially in connection with a library. Mrs. Church was also a friend in need to many working girls in New York.

    Probable burial: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, Westchester, New York. 126829656




    Marriage 1 Francis Pharcellus Church b: 22 Feb 1839 in Rochester, Monroe, New York
    • Married: 1873 in probably New York 1

    Sources:
    1. Title: Roesler, Weatherford and Affiliated Families
      Author: Max Roesler
      Publication: September 28, 2003
      Note: Max Roesler email: roesler2-juno.com (use an "@" for the "-")
      Repository:
      Note: Rootsweb.com
      Media: Electronic
    2. Title: Census of 1900 - United States
      Note: official date of census: 1 Jun 1900.
      Repository:
      Note: Ancestry.com
      Media: Electronic
    3. Title: Obituary
      Note: Obituary or death notice of the person shown, or of a family member
      Repository:
      Media: Newspaper
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