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Re: Stuck and stumped, any suggestions?

Posted: 23 Oct 2012 12:55PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Oct 2012 5:26PM GMT
Surnames: Farnham, Smith, Simons, Robsilver, Rabsilber, Skinner
I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.



marriage record -
groom's name: Ray Farnham
groom's race:
groom's age: 36 years
groom's birth date: 1885
groom's birthplace: Livingston Co.
bride's name: Effie Smith
bride's race:
bride's age: 18 years
bride's birth date: 1903
bride's birthplace: Alcona Co.
marriage type:
marriage date: 05 Jan 1921
marriage place: Durand, Shiawassee, Michigan
groom's father: Henry Farnham
groom's mother: Clarise Libby
bride's father: W.W. Smith
bride's mother: Emma Simons


Raymond Dexter "Jr" Farnham
Birth 26 OCT 1922 in Bancroft, Michigan
Death 27 JUN 1983 in Flint, Genesee Co, Michigan


Raymond's parents -
Henry Farnham
Birth 17 Mar 1831 in Pembroke, Genesee, New York
Death 1 May 1893 in Tyrone, Livingston, Michigan
Clarissa Libby Robsilver [Rabsilber]
Birth 11 Jun 1844 in Deerfield, Livingston, Michigan
Death 26 Aug 1939
Marriage: Henry F. in 12/4/1880 in Deerfield, Livingston Co. Michigan

death record -
Henry Farnham
Birth: 1831 New York
Death: May 1, 1893

Son of Dexter and Roxina Day Farnham. Husband of Laura and Clara Farnham.


Family links:
Parents:
Dexter Farnham (____ - 1876)
Roxcina Day Farnham (____ - 1875)

Spouse:
Clara Rabsilber Farnham (1844 - 1939)

Children:
Edith Farnham Skinner (1885 - 1972)



Inscription:
Aged 62 yrs., 1 mo., 18 days


Burial:
Clough Hill Cemetery, Tyrone Township, Livingston County
Michigan


1900 -
Name: Clarisa Farnham
Age: 54
Birth Date: Jun 1845
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1900: Deerfield, Livingston, Michigan
[Livingston]
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Mother: number of living children: 5
Mother: How many children: 7
Occupation:

Clarisa Farnham 54, 6/45 MI
Ray D Farnham 14, 8/85 MI
Edith Farnham 13, 12/86 MI

1910 -
Name: Charissa Farnham
[Clerissa Farnhan]
[Cerina Farnham]
Age in 1910: 65
Birth Year: 1845
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1910: Antrim, Shiawassee, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York

Willis Skinner 30, MI
Edith Skinner 24, MI - no children
Charissa Farnham 65, MI - widowed m/inlaw, 7 children & 5 living

1920 -
Name: Willis C Skinner
[Willie C Skinner]
Age: 40
Birth Year: abt 1880
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1920: Antrim, Shiawassee, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Edith Skinner
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Home Owned: Own
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

Willis C Skinner 40, MI
Edith Skinner 34, MI
Gladys C Skinner 9, MI
Clara M Skinner 7, MI
Clara M Farnham 75, MI - widowed m/inlaw

1930 -
Name: Clara Farnham
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1845
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: White
Home in 1930: Antrim, Shiawassee, Michigan
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Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Age at first marriage:
Parents' birthplace:
Willis Skinner 50, MI - Age at first marriage: 29
Parents' birthplace: MI/MI
Edith Skinner 44, MI - Age at first marriage: 23
Parents' birthplace: NY/MI
Clara Farnham 85, MI - widowed m/inlaw [dies in 1939]
Clara Skinner 17, MI


1930, 1940 - Raymond & Effie are not listed.
Believe they spent their entire lives in Durand, Shiawassee cty, MI.

go to the library in durand and ask if they have a 1930/1940 telephone directory. That might give you a clue!





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