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JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)

Post by gnstill » Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:15 am

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Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930) ERROR

Post by jstw » Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:31 pm

Ann Catherine Orvis born 1878 actually married Samuel Connolly. The 1911 Census shows Samuel Connolly age 33, Anna C Connolly age 32 Ethel E Connolly age 5 and sister-in-law Lillian (Davis - error) Orvis age 15. In this census there is another error showing Johannes Johannesson as Anna's spouse and Ethel's father. He is actually a neighbour.

Maybe the second Ann Catherine Orvis born 1896 married William Thomas Cook?

Samuel Connolly and Ann Catherine Orvis were the adoptive parents of my mother Olive Rose born Sep 1, 1921.

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Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)

Post by gnstill » Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:29 am

These certainly are some puzzlers! First of all why would John Benson ORVIS name two different daughters with the exact same name?

VitalStats: William Thomas COOK married Mar 29, 1891 St Clements to Ann Catherine ORVIS. This obviously had to be the older Ann Catherine, because the younger one wasn’t even born yet/ then.

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Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)

Post by bthor » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:49 am

Ann Catherine Orvis was first married to Thomas Cook Mar 29 1891. The marriage didn't last long. Thomas Cook is found in later census living with his mother. I am not sure if she divorced Thomas Cook. Was she just living common-law with Samuel Connolly and assume his name? She died as Ann Catherine Connolly Dec 17, 1934.
The other Ann (twin) was Ann Elizabeth Orvis who probably died in infancy.

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Last edited by bthor on Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:44 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)

Post by Nadine » Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:57 pm

Ok I have Ann Catherine daughter of John Benson Orvis & Mary Ellen McLean Born abt 1877.

The Twins Ann Elizabeth and Lillian (Lily) daughter of John & Isabella Irvine born Aug 13 1896.


I descend down from:

Samuel son John & Isabella Irvine (spelled various ways Irvin, Irwin, Irwine)
married Frances Morrisseau (spelled various ways Morisseau, Morriseau, Morceau)
Their son Phillip Richard Orvis (Westy) is my father.

Nadine

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Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)

Post by bthor » Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:45 pm

Hi Gary,
Can you fix this?

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Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)

Post by gnstill » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:13 pm

Hi Beth – Not sure what I should fix?

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Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)

Post by bthor » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:59 pm

4. July 27, 1878 ANN CATHERINE ORVIS (m. William Thomas COOK) later (m. Samuel CONNOLLY)
And then:
"8. Aug 13, 1896 ANN CATHERINE (twin) ORVIS (m. Samuel CONNOLLY)"
Should be: 8. Aug 13, 1896 ANN Elizabeth (twin) ORVIS , died in infancy

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Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)

Post by gnstill » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:56 am

Thanks Beth – fixed

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Re: JOHN BENSON ORVIS (1844-1930)

Post by bthor » Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:50 pm

Hi Gary,
The first daughter named Ann was Ann Catherine. The second Ann was named Ann Elizabeth.
Please copy this:

8. Aug 13, 1896 ANN ELIZABETH (twin) ORVIS , died in infancy
Your friend.
Beth

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