Seeking Info MD, 1800s
- Looking for a few families in Maryland. I am assuming I have the proper folk
due to "family names", my uncle is planning a trip to MD in near future to
verify what I and he has, but any leads would be super! Main person in search
is Gertrude T Snook born 8 Aug 1888, died March 1975 in Norwich, CT. "T" was
for Tensfield, supposedly her mother's maiden name.
Tensfield, Charles M, DOB aprox 1830-1831-MD
Tensfield, Gertrude, DOB " 1840, NY (Here's a discrepancy, a
source has her born in MD, records say NY)
They later had daughter Edith, which records support, additionally carried
other names in my family line post 1900. If I have line correct, she later
married a George Snook, who I believe was son of Peter, retired Miller, born in
PA aprox 1815.
Edith (Tensfield) Snook, was born about 1875. She had a number of children,
of which my dog ate my record-BTW, can trace that dog's "pedigree", while a
bit fragmented, to early 1800s. Going from memory, children were:
Edith Mae, AKA Mimie-oldest
Ella, born about 1884
Anna- cannot remember
Charles, who died in childhood'
Gertrude T, 1888
Eugenia later known as Jean Free
Edith Tensfield Snook (or whomever our GGmother was) died while Walter was
still school age in trolley accident or so family history goes. We are most
curious to find out when that occured. Charles Snook, her husband abandoned
family shortly after that and they were then raised by Edith May "Mamie"). Do
not know what became of him after he left. Mamie did manage to do quite well for
herself even if census show her as servant or housekeeper, she inherited
from her employer and traveled world with his sister.
I cannot remember if Mamie married, I doubt it, Walter was "gassed" during
WW1 and lived off and on Veterans Hospital or with Mamie. Ella could be a witch
and lived with whichever relative was not mad at her at time, died
Tensfields seemingly fell off face of map by 1870 in MD. One daughter,
Eugenia, I assume, again, according to records became a servant by 1880 census
and I lost her after that. She married perhaps.
Thanks for any assistance or guidance in my search.
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