NELLIE ROCKWELL FRENCH



BIRTH: Abt 1867 in Eastport, Washington County, Maine
DEATH:
FATHER: FRENCH, Eliphalet Webster
MOTHER: MOWE, Annah Lincoln - Abt 1842 in Eastport, Washington County, Maine

MARRIAGE: Abt 1886 - Albion PEAVEY in Eastport, Washington County, Maine

CHILDREN:

1. Allie (Alice) H. PEAVEY - Birth: Abt 1889 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa



Mrs. Nellie French Peavey is member no. 155955 of the DAR, Vol. 16, page 301, a descendant of Theophilus Wilder.



CENSUS: 1880 U.S. Federal - Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland
MOWE, Robert - age 62 - b. abt 1818 in Maine - Occupation: Ship Broker
Wife - Phebe Ann - age 59 - b. abt 1821 in Maine
Granddaughter - Margie M. FRENCH - age 15 b. abt 1865 in Maine
Granddaughter - Nellie R. FRENCH - age 13 - b. abt 1867 in Maine
Race: White
Robert's father was born in New Hampshire and his mother was born in Maine
Phebe's father was born in New Hampshire and his mother was born in Maine
(Notes: I believe that these granddaughters are the Children of Anna. Alice'Ellen' was living with her parents in 1870 So they would not have been hers.)
(Roll: T9-496 - Pg 171)

CENSUS: 1895 Iowa State Collection - Sioux City, Woodbury County
PEAVEY, Allen - age 32 - b. abt 1863 in Maine - Occupation: Sales
Nellie - age 28 - b. abt 1867 in Maine
Alice - age 6 - b. abt 1889 in Iowa
Religion: Episcipal
(Roll: IA1885_415 - Line 24)

CENSUS: 1910 U.S. Federal - Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
PEAVEY, Albion B. - age 48 - b. abt 1862 in Maine - Occupation: Traveling Salesman
Wife - Nellie R. - age 42 - b. abt 1868 in Maine
Dau - Alice H. - age 21 - b. abt 1889 in Iowa
Race: White
Married for 24 years (1886)
Nellie had one child - one living
All three can read and write
They rent their home.
Nellie's parents were born in Maine
Albion's parents were born in Maine
(Roll: T624_633 - Pg 1A)

These census families seem to fit with Nellie R. French and Albion or Allen Peavey.
The age for Nellie fits and also her birth place fits. This needs more research so keep in mind that this is so far just a guess. (Marjorie Gisi)



SOURCES:

INFORMATION: Stoddard Sojourners (stodfamily@yahoo.com).

CENSUS: 1880 U.S. Federal - Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland

CENSUS: 1895 Iowa State Collection - Sioux City, Woodbury County

CENSUS: 1910 U.S. Federal - Worcester, Worcester County,Massachusetts




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