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Ada Mabelle Van Eps Tennant
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1857
Clinton Township
Macomb County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1940
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Extract from the 1860 Census:
Name: Belle Van Eps
Age in 1860: 3
Estimated birth year: 1857
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Home in 1860: Clinton, Macomb, Michigan
Post office: Mount Clemens
Occupation: not listed
Siblings living at home: John (age 10), Arthur (8), Katherine (6), Ally (4), and Effie (2)
Census place: Clinton, Macomb, Michigan; Roll M653_553; Page: 761; Image: 335; Family History Library Film: 803553.
Date: 17 Aug 1860

Extract from the 1870 Census:
Name: Ada B Van Eps
Age in 1870: 12
Estimated birth year: 1858
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Home in 1870: Mount Clemens, Macomb, Michigan
Post office: Mount Clemens
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Frank (age 20), Arthur E (19), Alla (14), Katherine E (13), Effie M (10), and Maud M (7)
Census place: Mount Clemens, Macomb, Michigan; Roll: M593_688; Page: 385; Image: 209
Date: 2 Aug 1870

Extract from the 1880 Census:
Name: Mabelle Tennant
Age: 22
Estimated birth year: 158
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head-of-household: wife
Home in 1880: Mount Clemens, Macomb, Michigan
Marital status: married
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's birthplace: New York
Occupation: keeping house
Census place: Mount Clemens, Macomb, Michigan; Roll: T9_592; Family History Film: 1254592; Page: 367.2000; Enumeration District: 202; Image: 0739
Date: 4 Jun 1880

Extract from the 1900 Census:
Name: Ada M Tennant
Age at last birthday: 42
Date of birth: Oct 1857
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head-of-house: head
Home in 1900: Mount Clemens Ward 1, Macomb, Michigan
Address: 40 South Gratiot Street
Marital status: widow
Number of years of marriage: 20
Number of children: 3 [sic]
Number of children living: 3
Able to read, write and speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's birthplace: New York
Farm or home: home
Home owned or rented: owned
Mortgage: no
Occupation: own income
Census place: Mount Clemens Ward 1, Macomb, Michigan; Roll: T623 727; Page: 19A; Enumeration District: 60
Date: 18 Jun 1900

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Mrs Ada M Tennant
Age in 1910: 52
Estimated birth year: 1858
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of house: head
Home in 1910: Mount Clemens Ward 1, Macomb, Michigan
Address: 80 Church Street
Marital status: widow
Number of children: 7
Number of children now living: 3
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's birthplace: New York
Farm or house: house
Home owned or rented: owned; no mortgage
Occupation: own income
Census place: Mount Clemens Ward 1, Macomb, Michigan; Roll: T624_659; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 70; Image: 173
Date: 18 Apr 1910

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Ada Tennant
Age: 62
Estimated birth year: 1858
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of house: head
Home in 1920: Detroit Ward 4, Wayne, Michigan
Address: 93 Prentiss Street
Marital status: widow
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's birthplace: New York
Occupation: none
Census place: Detroit Ward 4, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: T625_805; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 133; Image: 708
Date: 10 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Ada Tennant
Age: 72
Estimated birth year: 1858
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: mother
Living with: Mabelle Tennant, age 47
Home in 1930: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Marital status: widow
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: New York
Mother's birthplace: New York
Occupation: none
Census place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan; Roll: 1033; Page: ; Enumeration District: 62; Image: 813.0
Date: 2 Apr 1930

Newspaper clipping 11 Mar 1940:
Mrs. Belle Tennant, Mt. Clemens. 82 years old died Saturday.
70 Clairmont; lived in Detroit since 1917
Member King's Daughters, dtr Mabelle and son Robert.

Children:
(1) Sybil Tennant
(2) Willie Tennant
(3) Mabelle Tennant
(4) Richie Tennant
(5) Edith V Tennant
(6) Robert Hamilton Tennant I
(7) Helen C Tennant.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Evert Van Eps (1822 - 1908)
  Ada Isola Traver Van Eps (1825 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  William Crosley Tennant (1850 - 1896)*
 
 Children:
  Sybil Tennant (1877 - 1878)*
  Willie Tennant (1880 - 1880)*
  Mabelle Tennant (1882 - 1977)*
  Richie Tennant (1885 - 1886)*
  Edith V. Tennant (1888 - 1898)*
  Robert Hamilton Tennant (1891 - 1985)*
  Helen C. Tennant Marlatt (1893 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank John Van Eps (1849 - 1915)*
  Arthur E Van Eps (1851 - 1930)*
  Katherine E Van Eps (1854 - 1924)*
  Alla T. Van Eps (1856 - 1872)*
  Ada Mabelle Van Eps Tennant (1857 - 1940)
  Effie M. Van Eps Bartley (1859 - 1944)*
  Maud M. Van Eps (1862 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Ada M. Tennant
Nee VanEps
Oct. 11, 1857
Mar. 9, 1940
 
Burial:
Clinton Grove Cemetery
Clinton Township
Macomb County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Oct 02, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6815721
Ada Mabelle <i>Van Eps</i> Tennant
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Ada Mabelle <i>Van Eps</i> Tennant
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Ada Mabelle <i>Van Eps</i> Tennant
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