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Mae Louise Williams Hooven
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1897
Putnam County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1937
Queens County
New York, USA

Born Mae Louise Williams Daughter of Joseph Williams and Mary F Knox. Her parents divorced when she was young and it is my understanding she was raised by her mothers parents John Knox and wife.
She married Willard Levi Russell on July 13, 1913 in Danbury CT. They traveled and at the time of marriage both listed profession as photographers. Mae and Willard had 10 children in all. Their marriage ended in Divorce and she married Theordore Hooven in Hudson Co. NJ on Dec 8, 1930.
She placed her children that were still alive in St. Christophers in Dobbs Ferry NY. Two daughters were adopted out as infants and as of 2013 have still not been located.
She brought her oldest son, my father; Kenneth home to live with her and Mr. Hooven shortly before her death. A letter from a nun at St. Christophers states that it was her plan to come back and get the other two remaining sons as soon as she could provide a home for them. She died before ever being able to do so.
Mae died of a massive heart attack on April 19, 1937. 
Family links: 
  Willard Levi Russell (1895 - 1959)
  Theodore Hooven (1905 - 1967)*
  Kenneth William Russell (1917 - 1987)*
  Walden C Russell (1919 - 1920)*
  Wallace Willard Wesley Russell (1921 - 1981)*
  Lawrence Frederick Russell (1924 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Cypress Hills National Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Created by: Kathie Volante
Record added: Oct 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16312276
Mae Louise <i>Williams</i> Hooven
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Mae Louise <i>Williams</i> Hooven
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Mae Louise <i>Williams</i> Hooven
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- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Nov. 26, 2010
Mother of Kenneth William Russell SrWalden Willard RussellFrederick Lawrence RussellMay she rest in peace.
- Kathie Volante
 Added: Oct. 15, 2010

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