Lelia (Morse) Rummel
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Cornelia Livingston Breese (Morse) Rummel (1851 - 1937)

Cornelia Livingston Breese (Lelia) Rummel formerly Morse
Born in Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married 4 Apr 1881 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United Statesmap
Died at age 86 in Paris, Île-de-France, Francemap
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Biography

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Cornelia Leila Livingston Breese Morse was born on 8 April 1851 in Massachusetts, United States, daughter of Samuel Finley Breese Morse (1791–1872) and Sarah Elizabeth Griswold (~1827–1875).

In the 1860 census Cornelia (age 9) was at 4th District 18th Ward New York City, New York, New York, United States.[1]

In the 1865 census Cornelia (age 14) was a daughter in Town of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States.[2]

In the 1870 census Lelia (age 19) was in New York City, New York County, New York, United States.[3]

In 1875, she lived in Dutchess County, New York.[4]

In the 1880 census Cornelia (age 29), Ny, was the single daughter of Sarah E. Morse in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States.[5]

She married Christian Franz August Rummel, April 4, 1891 in Poughkeepsie, New York.[6][7][8][9][10]

She lived for some time in Geneva, Switzerland.[11]

After the death of her husband, she moved to Paris, France. Cornelia died there on 9 December 1937. She was buried in Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France.[12]

Sources

  1. 1860 Census: "United States Census, 1860"
    citing Page: 52; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: M653; Digital film/folder number: 005170404; FHL microfilm: 803813; Image number: 57; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: N01771-9
    FamilySearch Record: MCWT-RJ4 (accessed 8 May 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 33SQ-GBS4-WVH
    Cornelia L Morse (9) at 4th District 18th Ward New York City, New York, New York, United States. Born in New York.
    1860 United States Federal Census: 4th District 18th Ward New York City, New York, New York, United States
    Name Sex Age Occupation Birth Place
    Saml F B Morse M 69 Massachusetts
    Sarah E Morse F 47 Michigan
    James E F Morse M 35 Connecticut
    S Arthur B Morse M 11 New York
    Cornelia L Morse F 9 New York
    Wm Goodridge Morse M 7 New York
    Edward L Morse M 3 New York
    Carolin Romans F 40 New York
    Francis Cooper M 45 Ireland
    Ann Leonard F 40 Ireland
    Bridget Redmond F 20 Ireland
    Edmond Bales M 30 Massachusetts
  2. 1865 Census: "New York State Census, 1865"
    citing Page: 10; Line: 43; Digital film/folder number: 004238329; FHL microfilm: 000565245; Image number: 151
    FamilySearch Record: QVNN-HZD1 (accessed 8 May 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HY-6X12-DR
    Cornelia L Morse (14) daughter in household of Samuel F B Morse (74) in Town of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States.
    1865 Census: Town of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States
    Name Relation Sex Age
    Samuel F B Morse M 74
    Sarah C Morse Wife F 42
    Catherine W Griswald Mother F 64
    James E F Morse Son M 40
    Samuel F B Morse Son M 15
    Cornelia L Morse Daughter F 14
    William G Morse Son M 12
    Edward S Morse Son M 8
    William Jones Servant M 35
    Elizabeth Cooper Servant F 50
    Eliza Meagher Servant F 23
    Hannah Downey Servant F 25
    Bridget Canney Servant F 30
  3. 1870 Census: "United States Census, 1870"
    citing Page: 7; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: M593; Line: 37; Digital film/folder number: 004274989; FHL microfilm: 000552500; Image number: 183; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: N01595-0
    FamilySearch Record: M8NN-HNB (accessed 8 May 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HT-6XM3-KRM
    Lelia Morse (19) in New York City, New York County, New York, United States. Born in New York.
    1870 United States Federal Census: New York City, New York County, New York, United States
    Name Sex Age Occupation Birth Place
    Samuel Morse M 79 Connecticut
    Sarah Morse F 55 Louisiana
    Lelia Morse F 19 New York
    Arthur Morse M 21 New York
    William Morse M 17 New York
    Edward Morse M 12 New York
    Frances Cooper F 55 Ireland
    Bridget Devoy F 29 Ireland
    Annie Crosby F 25 Ireland
    Pauline Mosham F 27 France
    Patrick Shoetency M 50 Ireland
    James Cady M 45 Ireland
    John Cady M 40 Ireland
  4. New York, U.S., State Census, 1875
  5. 1880 Census: "United States Census, 1880"
    citing Volume: 1; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: T9; Affiliate Line Number: 00081; Digital film/folder number: 005161463; FHL microfilm: 1254825; Image number: 89; Sheet number: 41; Sheet letter: D
    FamilySearch Record: MZZG-SH1 (accessed 8 May 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 33S7-9YBN-9N58
    Cornelia L Morse (29), single daughter, Ny, in household of Sarah E. Morse (59) in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States. Born in Massachusetts, United States.
    1880 United States Federal Census: Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States
    Name Sex Age Status Relation Occupation Birth Place
    Sarah E. Morse F 59 Widowed Head Keeping House Michigan
    Cornelia L. Morse F 29 Single Daughter Ny Massachusetts
    William G. Morse M 27 Married Son Rose Culture New York
    Eward L. Morse M 23 Single Son Rose Culture New York
    Leila L. Morse F 2 Single Grandchild New York
    Mary Downey F 46 Single Other Cook Ireland
    Bella McCormick F 36 Single Other Seamstress Ireland
    Annie Smith F 50 Single Other Waitress Ireland
    Lizzie Murphy F 40 Single Other Nurse Vermont
    Edward Hoffman M 21 Single Other Groomsman New York
  6. U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930
  7. Berlin, Germany, Births, 1874-1908
  8. U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-1999
  9. Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971
  10. Berlin, Germany, Deaths, 1874-1955
  11. U.S., Consular Registration Certificates, 1907-1918
  12. Burial: "Find a Grave Index"
    citing record ID 244656203, Find a Grave
    FamilySearch Record: 6JPN-XNDZ (accessed 8 May 2024)
    Find A Grave: Memorial #244656203
    Cornelia Leila Livingston Breese Morse Rummel burial (died on 9 Dec 1937) in Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France. Born on 8 Apr 1851.
  • DeWolf Family History, Rev. Darrell and Sallyann Joiner, 2001


See also:

Death of son William Morse Rummel: "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
citing Digital film/folder number: 004030822; FHL microfilm: 1852629; Image number: 1207; Packet letter: L; Indexing batch: B01203-2
FamilySearch Record: N3W9-HBJ (accessed 8 May 2024)
FamilySearch Image: 3Q9M-C9B9-XSV4-L
Leila Morse in death record for son William Morse Rummel 10 Aug 1918 in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

Death of son William Morse Rummel: "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998"
citing , Cook, Illinois, United States, source reference cn 21175, record number 71, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm 1,309,166
FamilySearch Record: N73S-29W (accessed 8 May 2024)
Leila Morse in death record for son William Morse Rummel 10 Aug 1918 in Cook, Illinois, United States.

Death of son William Morse Rummel: "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1871-1998"
citing Digital film/folder number: 004005164_001_M9ZR-437; FHL microfilm: 001309166; Image number: 78
FamilySearch Record: Q2MW-DWX4 (accessed 8 May 2024)
FamilySearch Image: S3HT-D1KS-FNC
Leila Morse in death record for son William Morse Rummel 10 Aug 1918 in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

1919 Passport Application: "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"
citing Affiliate Publication Title: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Affiliate Publication Number: M1490; Digital film/folder number: 007573079; FHL microfilm: 001631585; Image number: 441
FamilySearch Record: QV5B-JP2V (accessed 8 May 2024)
FamilySearch Image: 3QS7-L9X3-Q9MR
Name: Leila Morse Rummel; Passport Application Date: 1919; Passport Application Place: France, France; Birth Date: 08 Apr 1851; Birth Place: New York; Source Certificate Nbr: 119650; System Of Record: SLS.

1921 Passport Application: "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"
citing Affiliate Publication Title: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Affiliate Publication Number: M1490; Digital film/folder number: 007569603; FHL microfilm: 001664645; Image number: 528
FamilySearch Record: QKDF-F7W1 (accessed 8 May 2024)
FamilySearch Image: 3QS7-L96B-Q2T9
Name: Lelia Morse Rummel; Passport Application Date: 1921; Passport Application Place: France, France; Birth Date: 08 Apr 1851; Birth Place: New York; Source Certificate Nbr: 144401; System Of Record: SLS.

1923 Passport Application: "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"
citing Affiliate Publication Title: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Affiliate Publication Number: M1490; Digital film/folder number: 007544286; FHL microfilm: 001711294; Image number: 198
FamilySearch Record: QV5Y-CTCC (accessed 8 May 2024)
FamilySearch Image: 3QSQ-G9DQ-M3WK
Name: Leila Morse Rummel; Birth Date: 08 Apr 1851; Birth Place: New York; Passport Application Date: 1923; Source Certificate Nbr: 242207; System Of Record: SLS.

1923 Passport Application: "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925"
citing Affiliate Publication Title: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Affiliate Publication Number: M1490; Digital film/folder number: 007544286; FHL microfilm: 001711294; Image number: 197
FamilySearch Record: QV5Y-CTC4 (accessed 8 May 2024)
FamilySearch Image: 3QS7-99DQ-M94P-K
Name: Leila Morse Rummel; Birth Date: 08 Apr 1851; Birth Place: New York; Passport Application Date: 1923; Source Certificate Nbr: 242207; System Of Record: SLS.





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It's possible that her birthdate was fudged if she was listed in the 1850 census, or there could be a confusion with a different Cornelia Morse. Ancestry also showed me this, which is probably not a match despite some similarity in the names:

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