Ellen C. Macdonald

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Ellen C. Macdonald

Also Known As: "Ellen C. McDonald"
Birthplace: NY, NY
Death: September 17, 1942 (60)
123 Hancock Street, Brooklyn, NY
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Macdonald and Ellen Mary Lamb
Sister of Margaret Virginia Macdonald and Grace Virginia Macdonald

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About Ellen C. Macdonald


Basic facts obtained from the Lamb genealogy which Tom & Brenda Maurer's family compiled in 1977. 1900 Census: 64 Lawrence Street, Brooklyn, NY - with her father and sisters. William McDonald age 46 is a widower whose occupation was noted as a steward, renting this home. His daughters, Gracie B. is 19, a saleslady who has been unemployed for 8 months, her sister, Ellen C., age 18, an embroider, also unemployed for 2 months and Margaret V., age 16 in school. All are noted as able to read, write and speak English. November 1, 1904: Brooklyn Marriage Certificate #8320 James V. Maher (26) a clerk living at 154 E. 92nd Street, Brooklyn Helen C. MacDonald (22) of 1322 40th Street, Brooklyn Performed by John O'Neill, Rector, St. Catherine of Alexandria, 1123 41st Street, Brooklyn, NY His parents names were noted. Witnesses: Thomas Farley and Jessie Thomson 1910 Census: 677 Quincy Street, Brooklyn, NY - renting an apt. in a four family dwelling. James V. Maher is a 31 year old salesman of patent medicine living with his wife, Nellie C., age 28 and two children. They have been married for five years and Nellie was the mother of 4 children, just two are living. James V., Jr., age 2 and Francis, nine months old. 1920 Census: 649 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY - renting a single family home. James, the 41 year old head of household, is a shipping clerk in an export house, his wife, Nellie, age 38 tends to the house, while children James Jr. age 12, Francis age 10, John age 9, William age 7, and Vincent age 6 are attending school. Daughters Helen age 4 1/2 and Virginia 3 years and 9 months are at home. September 17, 1942: Brooklyn Death Certificate #17451 "Helen" Ellen C. Maher, age 60 years 8 months and 8 days, died at 123 Hancock Street. She was a housewife and did not have a Social Security number. Informant was her son, James V. Maher, Jr. of 589 Clarenthia Ct., New Edge, NY. September 21, 1942: Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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Ellen C. Macdonald's Timeline

January 9, 1882
Age 17
Brooklyn Ward 4, Kings, New York, USA
September 17, 1942
Age 60
123 Hancock Street, Brooklyn, NY
September 21, 1942
Age 60