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Ellen (Clarke) Belshaw (1873 - abt. 1957)

Ellen Belshaw formerly Clarke
Born in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1891 in St. Catherine, Wigan, Lancashire, England, UnitedKingdommap
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private son (1890s - 1960s)], [private son (1890s - 1990s)] and
Died about at about age 84 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 7 Oct 2009
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Biography

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Ellen Clarke was born on 28 May 1873 in Wigan, Lancashire a daughter of Andrew Clarke. [1] [2]

Marriage

Ellen married John Belshaw 14 Mar 1891 at St Catharine's Church in Wigan, Lancashire. Neither had been married before. John was 21 and lived at 39 Warrington Lane; he was a collier. Ellen was 18 and lived at 1 Silver Street. Their fathers were named as Christopher Belshaw (collier) and Andrew Clarke (collier). The witnesses were Joseph Belshaw and Elizabeth Ann Clarke.

Children

Together John and Ellen had children including:

  1. Alice Belshaw [3]
  2. John William Belshaw
  3. Harold Belshaw

Life Story

They emigrated to the United States, the 1930 census has them in Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. [4] They are still in Cuyahoga, Ohio in 1940 at Rocky River. [5]

Death

She died in November 1957 at ? (source needed)

Research Notes

Sons' marriages John William Belshaw to Irene Claire Merritt in Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada 31 May 1924 : [6]

Harold Belshaw to Edith Mellick in New York. US. 1927 [7]

She is mentioned in an obituary for John A Clark in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel July 1948. [8]

Sources

  1. England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XCM-76L : 1 October 2014), Ellen Clarke, 1873; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Wigan, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27G-SKQZ : 13 December 2017), Ellen Clarke in household of Andrew Clarke, Wigan, Lancashire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 13, Piece/Folio 3764/107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,082.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9G5-24K : 21 May 2019), Ellen Belshaw in household of John Belshaw, Hindley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Hindley subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  4. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4QW-6QZ : accessed 27 August 2022), Ellen Belshaw in household of John Belshaw, Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 568, sheet 15B, line 68, family 378, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1783; FHL microfilm 2,341,517.
  5. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW6B-KX7 : 9 January 2021), Allen Belshaw in household of John Belshaw, Rocky River, Rocky River, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 18-271, sheet 35A, line 20, family 778, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3058.
  6. "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FMFX-VJW : 8 March 2021), Ellen Clark in entry for John William Belshaw and Irene Claire Merritt, 31 May 1924; citing registration , Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,838,207
  7. "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1938", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24W3-ZNH : 22 August 2022), Ellen Clarke in entry for Harold Belshaw and Edith Mellick, 1927.
  8. "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q5SN-9VT4 : 18 July 2020), Mrs Ellen Belshaw in entry for Mr Station John A Clark, 1948. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7WQM-2W2 : 23 February 2021), Hellen Belshaw in household of Christopher Belshaw, Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Lancashire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.


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