At the time of the 1930 census the 54-year-old widowed Margaret was the head of a large household at Castle Gate North, Wayland, Massachusetts. She had her daughter Pearl and son-in-law Edward and their five children. She also had her sons John and Alexander, and her adopted daughter Thelma. Nobody seemed to have a job except Edward.
Margaret adopted her granddaughter Thelma because Thelma's mother Hilda needed to return to Canada when Thelma was just a baby. By the time Hilda returned to the US, young Thelma had been living with Margaret for two years and the family didn't want to confuse her. In later life, Thelma took care of Margaret.
Family Group Sheet 111-2 at the Lunenberg (South Shore) Genealogical Association, as photographed by Rod Blumenau, and later e-mailed to Chris Whitten. No primary sources included on the page but sheet 111-1 for John Leonard and Sophia Zwicker includes these source notes: "Lutheran Church and Corin Blumenau, granddaughter of James Albert Wambolt."
"Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV65-2MH : accessed 30 November 2015), Margret Wombolt in household of Leonard Wombolt, Bridgewater, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada; citing p. 25; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13170, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,806.
Census of Canada; Year: 1891; Census Place: Bridgewater, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: T-6318; Family No: 69 (Ancestry.com link)
US Federal Census; Year: 1900; Census Place: Boston Ward 14, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 682; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 1353; FHL microfilm: 1240682 (Ancestry.com link)
US Federal Census; Year: 1910; Census Place: Boston Ward 13, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_619; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 1456; FHL microfilm: 1374632 (Ancestry.com link)
US Federal Census; Year: 1920; Census Place: Cambridge Ward 7, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_707; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 68; Image: 758 (Ancestry.com link)
US Federal Census; Year: 1930; Census Place: Wayland, Middlesex, Massachusetts; Roll: 932; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 0529; Image: 64.0; FHL microfilm: 2340667 (Ancestry.com link)
"Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N4CG-TLZ : accessed 30 November 2015), John Samuel Beaton and Margaret M. Wamboldt, 29 Sep 1897; citing p125-16, Cambridge, Massachusetts, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,843,702.
U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. (Ancestry.com link)
Paternal relationship is confirmed by multiple DNA test matches between Chris Whitten and Wambolt descendants including three great-grandchildren of James Albert Wambolt: R.B. and his son E.B. on 23andMe who share a 30 cM segment on chromosome 8 between 4000000 to 19000000 on 23andMe, and D.Y. on Family Tree DNA who shares a 24 cM segment on chromosome 8 between position 5216304 and 19765113.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Margaret by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: