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Lucretia Eleanor Ainsworth Greenlief
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Birth: Aug. 9, 1908
Decorah
Winneshiek County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1990
Sandy
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

BIRTH:
Fayette County Historical Society, Newsletter - Fayette County Historical Society Newsletter - Death Notice of Eleanor Baird - Lived in West Union in 1960. "Eleanor Ainsworth Baird, one of six children of Porter Lester and Amy Dershan Ainsworth, was born in Decorah, Aug. 9, 1908."

US Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index of Eleanor Baird, "Online Record states the following information; Eleanor BAIRD Birth Date: 9 Aug 1908 Death Date: 1 Nov 1990. State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Iowa Death Residence Localities ZIP Code: 52175 Localities: Auburn, Fayette, Iowa Douglas, Fayette, Iowa Eldorado, Fayette, Iowa West Union, Fayette, Iowa."

Department of Health, State of Iowa, Division of Vital Statistics, Birth Certificate for Lucretia Eleanor Ainsworth

Iowa State Department of Health, Birth Certificate for Joe Ainsworth Greenlief, Certified copy .
"States that Mother was born in Decorah Iowa."

CENSUS:
US Government, Census Records - 1930, In the April 14th, 1930 Census, it states that Eleanor A Greenlief was a married 21 year old white female, who was married when she was 18 years old, who had not attended school since September, and could read and write. She lived in Ft. Dodge Iowa, in Webster County. She was born in Iowa, her father was born in Iowa, and her mother was born in Iowa, and had no occupation.

OCCUPATION:
Iowa State Department of Health, Birth Certificate for Joe Ainsworth Greenlief, Certified copy .
"States that Eleanor was an office girl and house keeper for her husband, for 3 years prior to Feb 5, 1935."

Fayette County Historical Society, Newsletter - Fayette County Historical Society Newsletter - Death Notice of Eleanor Baird, Lived in West Union in 1960.
"Mrs. Baird, a skilled office worker, was a faithful volunteer at the Fayette county Historical Society/Genealogical society for many years. She was instrumental in typing the 1850-1925 census. This involved helping to read and copy the microfilm, then typing, organizing and filing some. Many genealogical researchers throughout the nation have profited from her many hours of volunteer work. The people associated with Eleanor miss her inimitable sense of humor." She was a volunteer at the Fayette county Historical Society/Genealogical society.

RESIDENCE:
West Union Iowa, Newspaper Clipping, Obituary for Porter Lester Ainsworth, "April 28th, 1932
STROKE ENDS LIFE LESTER AINSWORTH
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Body Brought to His Old Home for Burial on Monday, May 2
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The body of Porter Lester Ainsworth, who was born in West Union July 6, 1868, arrived from Fort Dodge Monday and was committed to its last resting place in the Ainsworth lot in the local cemetery in the afternoon."
"Besides his widow he is survived by three daughters and two sons. They are...Mrs. I. W. Greenlief of this city".

Newspaper, Obituary for Harry Greenlief, March 1954 - article, "Mr. Greenlief is survived by ...a daughter-in-law Mrs. Eleanor Greenlief of Los Angeles, Calif."

Charles R. Wilson, M.D. Manson Iowa, Post Mark - Letter to Eleanor Greenlief,
"Addressed to Mrs Eleanor Greenlief
1071 West Santa Barbara
Los Angeles 37
California
and dated Dec 11 1956."
From E Allen Olson
1508 - 12th ave N
Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Charles R. Wilson, M.D. Manson Iowa, Post Mark - Letter to Eleanor Greenlief,
"Addressed to Eleanor Greenlief
1071 West Santa Barbara Ave.
Los Angeles, 37
California
and dated April 18, 1955."
From Empire Studio
MU. 9010
326 1/2 SO. BDWAY L.A. 12.

Charles R. Wilson, M.D. Manson Iowa, Post Mark - Letter to Eleanor Greenlief, "Christmas card addressed to Mrs Eleanor Greenlief West Union Iowa, and dated Dec 24, 1960."

DEATH:
Fayette County Historical Society, Newsletter - Fayette County Historical Society Newsletter - Death Notice of Eleanor Baird, Lived in West Union in 1960.
"Eleanor Ainsworth Baird, one of six children of Porter Lester and Amy Dershan Ainsworth, died Thursday, Nov. 1 (1990) at a hospital in Draper, Utah, near her son, Joe Greenlief."

US Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index of Eleanor Baird, Text of information .
States Date of Death as 1 Nov 1990.

G.W. Horver - Oklahoma City, OK, Book - Fayette County, Iowa Newspapers - Obituary for Lucian Lewis Ainsworth, Omega Research Company, Oklahoma City, Ok 73146, Family History Library, 35 N West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150 USA, FHL US/CAN 977.735 B3h.
"He is survived by his parents, and three sisters and two brothers - Miss Margaret, Miss Gretchen, Maurice, Eleanor, and Joe."

BURIAL:
Compiled by Glenn & Sally Paul Eldora 1974. Updated by Madeline & Foster Mason, June 1999., Cemetery Records - Steamboat Rock Iowa, Found at www.rootsweb.com, "Steamboat Rock Cemetery, Clay Township, Hardin County, Iowa."
At Gravesite L7H it states
Greenlief, Irwin W. 1906-1951
Greenlief, Eleanor A. 1908- ss (Eleanor was cremated in 1990).

CREMATION:
Fayette County Historical Society, Newsletter - Fayette County Historical Society Newsletter - Death Notice of Eleanor Baird, Lived in West Union in 1960.
"Her body was donated to a University in Utah for medical and scientific purposes." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Porter Lester Ainsworth (1868 - 1932)
  Amy Adel Dershan Ainsworth (1872 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Irwin Wickham Greenlief (1906 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  June Eleanor Greenlief Kessler (1928 - 2000)*
  Joe Ainsworth Greenlief (1935 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Maurice Ainsworth (1902 - 1967)*
  Lucretia Eleanor Ainsworth Greenlief (1908 - 1990)
  Joe Ainsworth (1911 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes Scattered by son, near Young Lake in Canada, where they had a family cabin
 
Created by: greenlief
Record added: Jan 16, 2011
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Lucretia Eleanor <i>Ainsworth</i> Greenlief
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