Marjorie (Spencer) Bausell

Marjorie Belle (Spencer) Bausell (1900 - 1999)

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Marjorie Belle "Maggie" Bausell formerly Spencer
Born in Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Brookfield, Linn, Missouri, United Statesmap
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Biography

Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer was born February 7, 1900 in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. She was the daughter of Joseph Marion Spencer and Elizabeth Francis Swearengen.

In June, 1900, Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer was living with her family on a farm they owned without a mortgage in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. Both parents could read and write. Her mother had given birth to 4 children, all of whom survived. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Joseph M Spencer (29)
  • Eliza F Spencer (29)
  • William L Spencer (6)
  • Myrtle M Spencer (5)
  • Edward A Spencer (2)
  • Maggie B Spencer (2 months)
  • George P Vanhorn (33) - Farm laborer

In April, 1910, Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer was attending school and living with her family on a farm they owned with a mortgage in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. They had been married for 18 years. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Marion Spencer (39)
  • Ray E Spencer (39)
  • William L Spencer (16)
  • Myrtle M Spencer (15)
  • Edward A Spencer (12)
  • Maggie B Spencer (10)
  • Helen M Spencer (9)

Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer's mother, Elizabeth Francis Swearengen, died on May 31, 1912 in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. She was 41 years old.

Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer married Earlen Ray Bausell on July 26, 1917 in Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri. He was the son of Isiah Bausell and Mary Knifong.

In January, 1920, Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer & Earlen Ray Bausell were living on a farm in Elk Fork, Pettis County, Missouri. He was employed as a farm hand. They could both read and write. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Earlen R Bausell (23)
  • Magie B Bausell (19)

Earlen Ray Bausell died of tuberculosis on April 2, 1926 in Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri. He was 30 years old. He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri.

In April, 1930, Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer, widowed, was employed as a housekeeper in a hospital in Denver, Colorado. Her son, Everett Ray Bausell, was not enumerated with her, nor was he living with his grandparents. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Lida B Russel (67)
  • Henry Hague (62)
  • Margie Bausell (28)
  • Ethel E Friedman (33)
  • Margaret Mcgarey (60)
  • Julia J Mathey (52)
  • Fierancud Clorte (20)
  • Edmonia Hamittes (54)
  • Edith Avery (44)
  • Margaret Northington (52)
  • Lucy Livingston (79)

Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer married Elba Taylor on December 26, 1939 in Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri. He had been married to Dolly Irene Hollon, who he likely divorced, as she didn't die until 1992.

In April, 1940, Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer & Elba Taylor were living in a rented house in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He was employed as a salesman, earning $1,900.00 in 1939. She was employed as a shirt finisher, earning $700.00 in 1939. She had completed elementary school to 8th grade, he had finished one year of high school. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Elba Taylor (34)
  • Marjorie Taylor (38)
  • Everett Bausell (18) - Son of Earlen Ray Bausell & Marjorie

Marjorie "Maggie" Belle Spencer died on October 11, 1999 in Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri. She was 99 years old. She was buried with her 2nd husband Elba Taylor in Mount Zion Cemetery in Pleasant Hill Townshop in Sullivan County, Missouri.

Sources

  • Birth
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial # 61881668 (see link below)
    • Social Security Death Index
  • Marriage
    • Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002 (see attached documents/images)
  • Residence
    • 1900 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1910 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1920 United States Federal Census (Elk Fork, Pettis County, MO_
    • 1930 United States Federal Census (Denver, Denver County, CO)
    • 1940 United States Federal Census (Chicago, Cook County, IL)
  • Death & Burial


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