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Mary Jane Gay

Mary Jane Gay

Female 1850 - 1922  (~ 71 years)

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  • Name Mary Jane Gay 
    Born Dec 1850  , , Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1922  of, Farmington, Franklin, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I39243  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2015 

    Mother Mary Jane Knowlton 
    Family ID F18521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Warren Ranger,   b. Sep 1843, Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1911, of, Farmington, Franklin, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 1876 
    Children 
    +1. Mabel Gertrude Gilman Ranger,   b. 23 Jun 1886, Leland, Leelanau, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1973, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F12425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1850 - , , Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1922 - of, Farmington, Franklin, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer, 11 May 1999, citing Men of New England by Winfield Scott Downs (New York: American Historical Co., Inc.), p. 481-483.

      !SOURCE: Email from Bobbie Wooll (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 12 Nov 2011. Includes scanned copy of Social Security application:
      • "Full name you use in work or business": Mabel Gertrude Whipple
      • "Full name given you at birth": Mabel Gilman
      • Date of birth: June 23 1886
      • Place of birth: Leland, Leelanau, Michigan
      • "Mother's full name at her birth": Amelia Moshier
      • "Father's full name at his birth": Charles Gilman


      !SOURCE: Email from Bobbie Wooll (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 12 Nov 2011. Includes scanned copy of the will of Mabel J. Ranger (Mabel Gilman Ranger's adoptive mother) from Franklin County (ME) Probate Court, dated 28 Mar 1911. Includes the following excerpts:
      • Begins "Be it Remembered, That I, Mary J. Ranger of Framington in the County of Franklin and State of Maine ..."
      • Includes "I give, bequeath and devise to my beloved adopted daughter (though not legally adopted) Mabel G. Gilman and usually called Mabel G. Ranger, who has lived with me for many years as my daughter and to whom I have become fondly attached ..."
      • "... I hereby appoint my said adopted daughter, mabel G. Gilman or Ranger, Executrix of this my last will and testament and request that she be required to give no bond nor surety on her bond, for the faithful fulfillment of said trust."


      !SOURCE: 8 Jun 1900 U.S. Federal Census of District 91, Farmington Town, Franklin County, Maine, sheet 14B (p. 27), dwelling 332, family 332:
      • Ranger, George W., head, b. Sep 1843, age 56, married 24 yrs., b. NH, father b. NH, mother b. ME
      • Ranger, Mary J., wife, b. Dec 1850, age 49, married 24 yrs., mother of 1 child, 1 living, b. ME, parents b. ME
      • Ranger, Mabel, dau, b. Jun 1885, age 14, b. MI, father b. ME, mother b. MI, in school


      !SOURCE: 1910 U.S. Federal Census of District 125, Farmington, Franklin County, Maine, sheet 12B (p. 24), dwelling 376, family 365, living at 31 Pleasant Street:
      • Ranger, George W., head, 66, married 33 years (1st marriage), b. NH, father b. NH, mother b. ME
      • Ranger, Mary J., wife, 60, married 33 years (2nd marriage), [blank] children born, 0 living, b. ME, parents b. ME
      • Ranger, Mabel G., ward, 22, single, b. MI, father b. ME, mother b. MI


      !SOURCE: Email from David A. Woodbury (undisclosed at example dot net) to the Whipple Website, 20 Mar 2015. Adds full name and mother's name, citing his personal web site http://www.damnyankee.com/Writing/Writing/Take_or_Leave/marymary.html

      !SOURCE: "Mary, Mary, A Piece of Family History," by David A. Woodbury, Lincoln, Maine, March 14, 2015, 6 pages, posted to the Whipple Website Facebook Group 12 Aug 2015. Adds year of marriage and year of death.


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