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Maria Bowen Swann

Maria Bowen Swann

Female 1841 - 1920  (79 years)

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  • Name Maria Bowen Swann 
    Born 23 Aug 1841  , , Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Dec 1920  Manhattan, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I110743  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2019 

    Father Robert Page Swann,   b. , , Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1847 and 1850 
    Mother Sarah Corliss Whipple,   b. 9 Aug 1817, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1895, Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1839  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5765  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lawrence Heyworth Mills,   b. 11 Feb 1837, New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1918, Oxford, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1866  , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F44065  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Aug 1841 - , , Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Oct 1866 - , , Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Dec 1920 - Manhattan, New York, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: "Descendants of Sarah Corliss Whipple," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 2 Sep 2007. Cites/notes the following:
      • 1850 Census, Providence, Providence, RI, 187, age 9 (birth)
      • Census: January 1920, Age 80, widow, lodger, 10-dist. Manhattan, New York, NY (Source: 1920 Census, Manhattan, New York, NY, name given as Mrs. Lawrence Mills.)
      • Marriage: October 31, 1866, RI (Source: Rhode Island Vital Records, (Orem, UT: Ancestry, Inc., 2000).)


      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Ephraim Bowen," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 6 Nov 2012.Cites Rhode Island Vital Records (marriage).

      !SOURCE: Email from Anne Billeter (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple, 9 Jan 2019:
      The will of Ellen Whipple of the City of New York, dated 26 Feb 1870 is found on familysearch.org in "New York Probate Records, 1629-1871, New York County, Wills, 1871-1872, vol. 206, images 122-124. The will was recorded for probate on 6 May 1872, John Whipple executor. Ellen Whipple is "late of the County of New York deceased" and there are heirs minor, for whom a special guardian was appointed. I did not locate the complete probate papers, just the will with a brief paragraph preceding the will with the info I just provided, and statements by the two witnesses of the will. Briefly the will:
      First I give to Maria B. Mills nee Swann the sum of five hundred dollars
      2nd I give...to my son John Whipple the sum of money realized from the sale of the Warwick Estate (which was given to me by my late husband) amounting to a little over Seven thousand dollars...
      3rd I give...one half of all the remainder...to my said son John Whipple...
      4th I give...the other half...to the children of my deceased son James De Wolf to be divided among them equally...
      appoint my son John Whipple and my trustee James M. Brown to be the Executors...
      26 Feb 1870 Ellen Whipple
      witnesses:
      • Albert K. Post (knew her for 20 years and upwards)
      • William Keyes (knew her for 7 years)
      • both witnesses reside at 23 Waverly Place
      Anne also cites the following sources: "source for b. & d. = FHL film 2,027,053, NY, NYC Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949, cert #33559); she is bur. Green-Wood Cem, Brooklyn, Kings, NY, memorial #152608946"


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