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Mary Elizabeth "Mayme" Elliott Jennings
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Birth: Dec., 1877
New York, USA
Death: 1954
McPherson County
Kansas, USA

Daughter of--
David Elliott (1858 Ireland- about 1885 in Kansas)
Nancy Jane (McKay) Elliott Bruce (1852 Ireland -?)

Nancy Jane immigrated to USA in the 1870s; she was married twice--

(1) David Elliott (1858-1885)
Married about 1876 in Ireland or Kansas.
Children (list not confirmed)--
Albert Frank Elliott (1883-1950)
Robert Alexander Elliott (1885-1988)

By March 1885, Nancy Jane was living in McPherson County, Kansas, widowed, pregnant with her third child (Robert Alexander Elliott), and caring for her two young children ("Mayme" age 7 and Albert Frank Elliott age 1).

(2) Henry Clay Bruce (1838-1905)
Married about 1890 in Kansas, and divorced by 1910.
Children (list not confirmed)--
Harry Kenneth "Hal" Bruce 1882 1946
Jennie Bruce 1890 1970
Margaret V Maggie Bruce 1893


Residences and Occupations--

"Mayme" was born in Kansas, went to school there, and lived with her parents and siblings there. After her father's death in 1885, she lived with her widowed mother and two brothers.

By 1900, her mother had remarried and "Mayme" (age 22) was unmarried and living with her mother and step father Henry Clay Bruce (working in farming) in Mcpherson County, Kansas. Her mother was listed as having immigrated about 1874-1879 and living in USA for 26 years; and had eight children but only five still living in 1900.

By 1910, her mother was divorced and head of the household of with her children; and farming in Mcpherson County, Kansas. "Mayme" continued living in that household until she married Abel Archie Jennings.

After their marriage, "Mayme" and husband Abel Archie Jennings made their home in McPherson County, Kansas, during their lifetimes and after.



"Mayme" predeceased husband Abel Archie Jennings by about 9 years and was laid to rest in McPherson Cemetery, in McPherson County, Kansas. After his passing, her helpmate and spouse also found his final resting place in McPherson Cemetery.

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  Abel Archie Jennings (1885 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Year of Death based on date of burial please contact me if stones show corrections are needed
McPherson Cemetery
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
Maintained by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Originally Created by: KBrownst
Record added: Jun 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53808816
Mary Elizabeth Mayme <i>Elliott</i> Jennings
Added by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Mary Elizabeth Mayme <i>Elliott</i> Jennings
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Mary Elizabeth Mayme <i>Elliott</i> Jennings
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Dear great grand Aunt Elizabeth Mayme Elliott Jennings, In Remembrance [Family connection through my maternal lineage and your spouse and helpmate Abel Archie Jennings]
- Dorothy Hazel Tarr
 Added: Jun. 28, 2013

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