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Melville L. Rumsey
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1849
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1925
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA


NOTE: On the extract of Melville death certificate, it states he was buried in "Oakridge". At the time of his death, according to his death certificate, Melville was a resident of Austin, IL. Melville's first wife, Olive, is buried at Forest Home Cemetery.

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1850 U.S. CENSUS, PITTSFIELD, WASHTENAW CO., MI, 22 August 1850
Rumsey, Julius, 26, Farmer, b. NY
RUMSEY, NORVEL, 11/12, b. MI

1860 U.S. CENSUS, LOWELL, LAKE CO., IN, 27 June 1860
Fry, Daniel, 35, Master Black Smith, b. OH
Fry, Adelia, 27, b. NY
Fry, Elias J., 11, b. OH
RUMSEY, MELVIN L., 11, b. MI
Rumsey, Avery B., 8, b. MI
Rumsey, Alta F., 3, b. IN

1870 U.S. CENSUS, CEDAR CREEK TWP., LAKE CO., IN, 22 July 1870
Fry, Daniel, 45, Carpenter & Joiner, b. OH
Fry, Delia, 40, Keeping House. b. NY
RAMSEY, MELVILLE L., 21, Laborer, b. MI
Ramsey, Avery, 18, Laborer, b. MI
Fry, Alta L., 12, b. IN
Fry, Ellsworth, 6, b. IN

1880 U.S. CENSUS, CHICAGO, COOK CO., IL, 12 June 1880
RUNSEY, MELVILLE, 31, Works on R.R., b. MI (Parents b. MI)
Runsey, Olive (Wife), 27, Keeping House, b. IN (Parents b. OH)
Runsey, Truman (Son), 9, At School, b. IN (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN)
Runsey, Alta M. (Daughter), 7, At School, b. IN (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN)
Live at 146 18th Street.

1900 U.S. CENSUS, CHICAGO (15th Ward), COOK CO., IL, 2 June 1900
RUMSEY, MELLVILLE (Head), 51, b. July 24, 1849, MI (Parents b. NY), Married 30 Yrs., Foreman R.R.
Rumsey, Olive (Wife), 47, b. Apr. 11, 1853, IN (Parents b. OH), Married 30 Yrs., Mother of 5 Children - 4 Living
Rumsey, Olive E. (Daughter), 13, b. Nov. 12, 1886, IL (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN), At School
Rumsey, Izetta F. (Daughter), 9, b. May 21, 1891, IL (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN), At School
Live at 161 Edgewood Ave.

1910 U.S. CENSUS, CHICAGO (28th Ward), COOK CO., IL, 21 April 1910
RUMSEY, MELBA (Head), 61, b. MI (Parents b. MI), WIDOWED, Foreman - R.R. Freight House
Rumsey, Inetta (Daughter), 18, b. IL (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN), Single
Rumsey, Ollie (Daughter), 24, b. IL (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN), Single, Entry Clerk - Mail Order House
Mock, Alta (Daughter), 36, b. IN (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN), Married 14 Yrs., Mother of 4 Children - 2 Living
Mock, Alex (Son-in-Law), 37, b. IN (Parents b. IN), Married 14 Yrs., Receiving Clerk - Rail Road
Mock, Lois (Granddaughter), 2, b. IN (Parents b. IN)
Mock, Clifford (Grandson), 12, b. IL (Parents b. IN)
Live at 3036 Edgewood Avenue.

1920 U.S. CENSUS, CHICAGO (35th Ward), COOK CO., IL, 7 January 1920
RUMSEY, MELVILLE L. (Head), 71, b. MI (Parents b. NY), Foreman - Freight Depot
Rumsey, Katrina (Wife), 59, b. Germany (Parents b. France), Naturalized
Jacobs, Melville (Stepson), 26, b. IL (Father b. OH / Mother b. Germany), Single, Breakman - Railroad
Live at 5245 Van Buren Street.

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ILLINOIS, DEATHS AND STILLBIRTHS, 1916-1947
Name: MELVILLE RUMSEY
Titles and Terms (original):
Death Date: 25 Oct 1925
Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Race or Color:
Age: 76
Estimated Birth Year: 1849
Birth Date: 24 Jul 1849
Birthplace: Michigan
Father: JULIAS RUMSEY
Father's Titles and Terms (original):
Father's Birth Place: New York
Mother: JULIA DOUGLAS
Mother's Titles and Terms (original):
Mother's Birth Place: Michigan
Occupation: foreman
Residence: Austin, Ill.
Street Address:
Spouse: KATRINA RUMSEY
Spouse's Titles and Terms (original):
Spouse's Birthplace:
Burial Date: 29 Oct 1925
Burial Place:
Cemetery: Oakridge
Informant:
Additional Relatives:
Digital Folder Number: 4152613
Image Number: 413
Film Number: 1877726
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: rn 27888

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TRUMAN J. RUMSEY, son of Melville & Olive Rumsey, married MARY E. CASTLE, 10 November 1896, Chicago, Cook Co., IL.

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1900 U.S. Census - cannot find Truman Rumsey in this census.

1910 U.S. CENSUS, SILVIS VILLAGE, HAMPTON TWP., ROCK ISLAND CO., IL, 26 April 1910
RUMSEY, TRUMAN J. (Head), 38, b. IN (Parents b. VT), Married 14 Yrs., Foreman - Transfer Yard
Rumsey, May (Wife), 40, b. WI (Parents b. England), Married 14 Yrs., Mother of 3 Children - All Living
Rumsey, Blanche (Daughter), 12, b. IL (Father b. IN / Mother b. WI)
Rumsey, Luella (Daughter), 10, b. IL (Father b. IN / Mother b. WI)
Rumsey, Beatrice (Daughter), 5, b. IL (Father b. IN / Mother b. WI)
Live at 140 14 St.

1920 U.S. CENSUS, DES MOINES (3rd Ward), POLK CO., IA, 2 January 1920
RUMSEY, TRUMAN (Head), 49, b. IN (Parents b. IN), Ast. Foreman, Freight House - Railroad
Rumsey, Mary (Wife), 49, b. WI (Parents b. England)
Rumsey, Blanche (Daughter), 22, b. IL (Father b. IN / Mother b. WI), Single, Stenographer - Hardware Co.
Rumsey, Luella (Daughter), 20, b. IL (Father b. IN / Mother b. WI), Single, Stenographer - Insurance Co.
Rumsey, Beatrice (Daughter), 15, b. IL (Father b. IN / Mother b. WI)
Live at 1138 Enos Ave.

1930 U.S. CENSUS, DES MOINES (6th Ward), POLK CO., IA, 9 April 1930
RUMSEY, TRUMAN J. (Head), 58, b. IN (Father b. PA / Mother b. VT), 1st Married at 25 Yrs., Foreman - Railroad, Not a Vet.
Rumsey, Mary E. (Wife), 59, b. WI (Parents b. England), 1st Married at 26 Yrs.
O'Donnell, Joseph (Roomer), 34, b. England (Parents b. England), 1st Married at 29 Yrs., Came to U.S. in 1920, Naturalized, Trucker - Railroad, Vet of British Army
O'Donnell, Blanche (Roomer), 32, b. IL (Father b. IN / Mother b. WI), 1st Married at 29 Yrs.
O'Donnell, Eileen (Roomer), 2 b. IA (Father b. England / Mother b. IL)
Live at 3421 Amherst.

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OLIVE E. RUMSEY, daughter of Melville & Olive Rumsey

1920 U.S. CENSUS, PORTLAND, MULTNOMAH CO., OR, 6 January 1920
RUMSEY, OLIVE E. (Boarder), 34, b. IL (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN), Single, Bookeeper - Grocery Store
Lives at 380 10th Street.
NOTE: Lives in a Hotel.

1930 U.S. CENSUS, PORTLAND, MULTNOMAH CO., OR, 2 April 1930
Flatner, Hans (Head), 36, b. Norway (Parents b. Norway), 1st Married at 21 Yrs., Came to U.S. in 1907, Laborer - Planing Mill, Not a Vet.
FLATNER, OLIVE E. (Wife), 44, b. IL (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN), 1st Married at 34 Yrs.
Live at 38 E. Winchel St.

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IZETTA F. RUMSEY, daughter of Melville & Olive Rumsey, married WILLIAM J.S. WILLS, 7 March 1914, Chicago, Cook Co., IL.

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ILLINOIS, COOK COUNTY BIRTH CERTIFICATES, 1878-1922
Name: IZETTE FAY RUMSEY
Birth Date: Apr 1891
Birthplace: 161 Edgewood Street, Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Gender: Female
Race: White
Father's Name: MELVILLE L. RUMSEY
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Father's Age: 42y
Mother's Name: OLIVE McNUTT RUMSEY
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Age: 38y
Christening Date:
Christening Place:
Paternal Grandfather:
Paternal Grandmother:
Maternal Grandfather:
Maternal Grandmother:
Additional Relatives:
Death Date:
Death Age:
Film Number: 1287913
Digital Folder Number: 4262700
Image Number: 225
Reference Number: 13056

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1920 U.S. CENSUS, CHICAGO (7th Ward), COOK CO., IL, 5 January 1920
Wills, William J.S. (Head), 31, b. England (Parents b. England), Came to U.S. in 1891, Naturalized 1898, Painter - Railroad
WILLS, IZETTA F. (Wife), 28, b. IL (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN)
Wills, William J.J. (Son), 4-9/12, b. IL (Father b. England / Mother b. IL)
Wills, George Eduard (Son), 1-5/12, b. IL (Father b. England / Mother b. IL)
Wills, Catherine E. (Mother), 68, b. England (Parents b. England), WIDOW, Camet to U.S. in 1891, Naturalized in 1898
Live at 7208 University Avenue.

1930 U.S. CENSUS, CHICAGO (8th Ward), COOK CO., IL, 16 April 1930
Wills, William (Head), 42, b. England (Parents b. England), 1st Married at 25 Yrs., Came to U.S. in 1891, Painter - House, Not a Vet.
WILLS, IZETTA (Wife), 40, b. IL (Father b. MI / Mother b. IN), 1st Married at 23 Yrs., Nurse - Practical
Wills, William (Son), 15, b. IL (Father b. England / Mother b. IL)
Wills, George (Son), 11, b. IL (Father b. England / Mother b. IL)
Live at 1216 E. 72nd Street.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Julius Caesar Rumsey (1822 - 1855)
  Delia Adaline Douglass Fry (1829 - 1894)
 
 Spouses:
  Olive McNutt Rumsey (1854 - 1909)
  Catherine Rumsey (1858 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  Alta May Rumsey Mock (1873 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  Melville L. Rumsey (1849 - 1925)
  Alta Fry Klein (1858 - 1934)**
  Ellsworth Jay Fry (1861 - 1924)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakridge-Glen Oak Cemetery
Hillside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Mike Cronk
Record added: Nov 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80460184
Melville L. Rumsey
Added by: D Jones
 
Melville L. Rumsey
Added by: D Jones
 
Melville L. Rumsey
Added by: Mike Cronk
 
 
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