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Rebecca J Sterner Cairns
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Birth: 1844
Ohio, USA
Death: 1918
South Pasadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Rebecca was born in Ohio in 1844.

On November 22, 1867 she married JAMES CARNES in Polo, Ogle, Illinois. This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 142075 - 1420756.

James Carnes served as a Pvt in the 92nd Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. His record can be found at www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ Film # M539 roll 14

The 1880 Census finds them living in Polo, Ogle, Illinois with 2 children; Jessie E age 9 and Cora M age 6.

The 1890 Census was destroyed by fire.

On the 1900 Census they are now living in Buffalo, Ogle, Illinois having been married 33 years. Cora is still at home.

James died on October 10, 1909.

At the time of the 1910 Census Rebecca is living with Cora and her husband Norman F Marsh at 911 North Fair Oaks in South Pasadena, CA. with her grand-children Norman L Marsh age 7 and Marion E Marsh age 3.

She registered to vote in 1916 as Mrs. Rebecca J Caerns

NOTE: There are many spellings of the last name; Caerns, Cairns and Cairnes as an example notice the difference in spelling on his marker vs her marker 
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum
Altadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Aspen Terrace Section A
 
Created by: Mary Strautman-Sepulveda
Record added: Aug 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74290038
Rebecca J <i>Sterner</i> Cairns
Added by: Mary Strautman-Sepulveda
 
Rebecca J <i>Sterner</i> Cairns
Added by: Mary Strautman-Sepulveda
 
Rebecca J <i>Sterner</i> Cairns
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