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Ethel Madora Flower

Ethel Madora Flower

Female 1869 - 1951  (81 years)

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  • Name Ethel Madora Flower 
    Born 10 Sep 1869  Flower's Cove, Newcastle Creek, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1871  Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • listed as Madora
    Residence 1881  Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • listed as Dora
    Residence 29 Apr 1891  Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • listed as Dora
    Residence 1901  Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • ‘Dora’ on census form
    Residence 1911  Chipman Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • listed as Madora
    Immigration 9 Nov 1923  Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Religion Baptist  [1, 2, 5, 8
    Religion Member of Court Street United Baptist Church, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. 
    Residence 26 Apr 1930  Willow Street, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • ‘Dora’ on census form
    Cemetery notes Plot C112 
    Died 21 May 1951  Park Avenue, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • N 44° 7.348? W 70° 14.839?
    Notes 
    • Children call their mother "Mama"

      Listed as Dora Flowers in 1881 Canada census and at time of marriage.

      Died while staying at daughter, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Gove's home

      She had 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren when she died.

      Lived for many years with dauther, Verna Hodgkins and her family

      She used to go to daugther, Bessie Corey's on Wednesday mornings to make doughnuts

      I loved being with her and she taught me to knit and I have her scrapbooks which as a child I always wanted to help her paste.

      Lived in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine for thirty years.

      She enjoyed knitting mittens for grandchildren and also crocheting dresser scarfs.
    Person ID I2165  Reed
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father James Flower,   b. 20 Jul 1831, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1914, Flower's Cove, Newcastle Creek, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Rachel Williams,   b. 24 Mar 1837, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1894, Flower's Cove, Newcastle Creek, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1857  Flower's Cove, Newcastle Creek, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 13 Jul 1894 Their marriage certificate in file. New Brunswick Archives
      20 Dec 1883 Marriage was registered per New Brunswick Archives.
    Family ID F774  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Leverett Akerley,   b. 10 Nov 1868, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1931, 218 Newman Street, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1890  Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • Copy of Marriage Certificate in file
    Children 
     1. Leonard Otty Akerley,   b. 12 Jul 1890, Queenstown, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1951, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. James Howard Akerley,   b. 5 Aug 1893, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1970, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Velma Maude Akerley,   b. 20 Aug 1895, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1972, 888 Manawagonish Road, Lancaster, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Hattie Madora Akerley,   b. Abt May 1896,   d. 7 Oct 1896, Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Hattie Madora Akerley,   b. 25 Jul 1897, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1918, Margaretsville, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     6. Estelle Victoria Akerley,   b. 29 Oct 1898, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1986, Corte Madera, Marin County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     7. George Murray Akerley,   b. 10 Jan 1901, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1932, 17 Pleasant Street, Brookline, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     8. Harry Lawrence Akerley,   b. 10 Feb 1903, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1903, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Ida Verna Akerley,   b. 3 Jun 1904, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1992, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     10. Elizabeth Pearl Akerley,   b. 29 Jul 1905, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1979, Park Avenue, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     11. Bessie Mildred Akerley,   b. 7 Mar 1907, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1979, Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     12. Ruby May Akerley,   b. 23 May 1908, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1911, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     13. Walter DeBlois Akerley,   b. 6 Jul 1911, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1986, Middlesex Memorial Hospital, Haddam, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     14. Basil MacFarlane Akerley,   b. 16 Jul 1913, Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1998, Sebastacook Valley Hospital, Pittsfield, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Photos
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
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    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
    George and Ethel Akerley; David and Louise Palmer
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    Akerleys
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    Ethel Madora Flower and nine of her children
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    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Documents
    George Akeley and Madora Flower
    George Akeley and Madora Flower
    marriage record
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1503  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Sep 1869 - Flower's Cove, Newcastle Creek, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1890 - Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Apr 1891 - Canning Parish, Newcastle, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Newcastle Creek, Canning Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - Chipman Parish, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 9 Nov 1923 - Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 26 Apr 1930 - Willow Street, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 May 1951 - Park Avenue, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Mother, Estelle & Harry
    Mother, Estelle & Harry
    Ethel Madora Flower, Estella Martha Flower, and Harry Lawrence Flower
    Ethel Madora Flower
    Ethel Madora Flower
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    Documents
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    Headstones
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  • Sources 
    1. [S610] 1871 Census of Canada, Sheet 36, Dwelling 101, Family 124, James Flower household.

    2. [S609] 1881 Census of Canada, Sheet 34, Dwelling 133, Family 152, James Flowers household.

    3. [S121] 1891 Census of Canada, Page 29, Family 136, George Akerley.

    4. [S122] 1901 Census of Canada, Page 2, Dwelling 11, Family 12, George Akerley.

    5. [S162] 1911 Census of Canada, Page 20, Dwelling 184, Family 185, George Akerly household.

    6. [S39] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), ED 1-4, Sheet 15A, Dwelling 283 Family 446, George Akerley household.

    7. [S684] Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

    8. [S641] Index to New Brunswick Marriages, New Brunswick Provincial Archives, Number 1008-Code B4/1890-Microfilm F13654.

    9. [S101] Headstone, 5Apr2009.