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*Hannah E. Arnold

Female 1835 - 1920  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name *Hannah E. Arnold  [1
    Born Nov 1835  Pennsylvania, Per 1900 Census; Parents Both Born In Pennsylvania; 15 Years Old In 1850 Census. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried Aft 1900  New Boston Cemetery, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Between 1915 and 1920  New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I157867  My Genealogy

    Father *Robert Arnold,   b. 1809, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Wife ?? Sarah,   b. Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Stepchild 
    Married Abt 1834  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F65645  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family *Joseph M. Ross,   b. 1825, Ohio, Per 1880 Census; Parents Both Born In Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1880 and 1900, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois; He Is Not In 1900 Census, And Hannah Is Listed As A Widow. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1870  Possibly Ohio; Not In Illinois State Index Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edna Ross,   b. 1868, New Boston Township, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois; Per 1870 & 1880 Census & Marriage Record Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William T.S. Ross,   b. 15 May 1870, New Boston Township, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois; Per 1880 & 1900 Census Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1948, New Boston Township, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Calvin William Ross,   b. 1872, New Boston Township, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Per Marriage Record Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. *Alice M. E. Ross,   b. Sep 1873, New Boston Township, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois; Per 1880 & 1900 Census Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1915, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
     5. Jamie B. Ross,   b. 1875, New Boston Township, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois; Per 1880 Census Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F64346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 241-242: "22 June 1900 Federal Census for New Boston City, New BostonTownship, Mercer County, Illinois; Hannah Ross, head, b. Nov 1835, 64yr., Wd., mother of 6 children, 4 children living, b. PA., father b.PA; Alice Hand, dau., w, f, b. Sept. 1873, 26 yrs., Wd., mother of 2children, 2 children living, b. Illinois, father b. OH.; Florence, gdau., w, f, May 1894, 6yrs., single, b. Illinois, father b. Iowa;Clyde, g son, w, m, June 1896, 3yrs, single, b. Illinois, father b.Iowa."
      [Transcribed 10 Apr 2006, SLJuhl, compiler]
      By this time Hannah was a widow and so was her daughter Alice. Alicehad Florence and Clyde living with her and her mother. Hannah's sonWilliam Ross and his wife Anna were living next to them in New Boston. They are all listed on the same census page together.
      239-240: William Ross, Head, w, m, May 1870, 30 yrs., married 2 yrs,b. Illinois; Anna, wife, w, f, Apr 1876, 24 yrs, married 2 yrs, motherof 2 children, 1 living child (children not listed in census ?), b.Germany.
      [Transcribed 10 Apr 2006, SLJuhl, compiler]

      Update: Hannah Ross was admitted to the Mercer County Almshouse in1915, #1916.007. She was 78 years old at the time as per the MercerCounty Almshouse Register Index, 1859-1949.http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/mercer.html#copies

  • Sources 
    1. [S2858] Hannah E. Arnold's Maiden Name, Transcribed Marriage Record of Daughter Edna Ross, (Name: Mercer County Historical Society, Aledo, Mercer County, IllinoisMarriages 1891-1899; Transcribed Marriage Record of Daughter Edna Ross, Hannah E. Arnold'sMaiden Name (Mercer County Historical Society, Aledo, Mercer County,Illinois Marriages 1891-1899).).