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 Elizabeth Mary “Bessie” <I>Morrow</I> Arthur

Elizabeth Mary “Bessie” Morrow Arthur

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 30 Nov 1971 (aged 82)
East Patchogue, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 43957295 · View Source
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Daughter of Thomas Erwin Morrow and Elizabeth Hannah Weeks, wife of Chester Arthur and mother of Theodore Lawrence Arthur.

In 1900, Elizabeth M. Morrow, aged 11, was living in Brooklyn, NY, in the home of her parents, Thomas I. Morrow, aged 44, and Elizabeth H. Morrow, aged 33, with siblings, William Morrow, aged 19, Harry D. Morrow, aged 15, Alan D. Morrow, aged 13, Thomas I. Morrow, aged 5, and Hannah E. Morrow, aged 3. Also living in the household was Annie Weeks, aged 36, Norah Murphy, aged 21, and Maggie Martin, aged 20. Her father, Thomas, was shown to be the superintendent of a varnish factory.

In 1925, Elizabeth Arthur, aged 36, was living in Brookhaven, NY with her husband, Chester A. Arthur, aged 43, and children, Theodore Arthur, aged 15, and Elizabeth Arthur, aged 13. Chester was shown to be a painter.

In 1940, Elizabeth M. Arthur, aged 51, was living in Brookhaven, NY. Living with her was son-in-law, Thomas Valentine, aged 25, her daughter, Elizabeth Valentine, aged 28, and their two children, Lindsey Valentine, aged 3, and Thomas Valentine, aged five months.

Obituary - Mrs. Elizabeth Mary Arthur, 82, of 15 Bell Street, Bellport, died Tuesday at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, she was a life resident of the Bellport area. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Valentine of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., six grandchildren, including Mrs. Marjorie Hermus and Chester Arthur, both of Bellport, and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Ruland Funeral Home, the Rev. Frederick I. Smith, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Bellport, officiating. Interment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Brookhaven.

(Long Island Surnames; 1925 New York State Census; 1900, 1940 US Federal Census; The Long Island advance., December 02, 1971, Page 8; Elizabeth Arthur in the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014)


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  • Created by: Aislin
  • Added: 5 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43957295
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Mary “Bessie” Morrow Arthur (10 Feb 1889–30 Nov 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43957295, citing Oaklawn Cemetery, Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Aislin (contributor 46535342) .