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 Ellen Vesta “Nellie” <I>Holmes</I> Cony

Ellen Vesta “Nellie” Holmes Cony

Birth
Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA
Death 6 Feb 1920 (aged 79)
Burial Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 95690468 · View Source
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In the 1920 U.S. Census, widow Ellen H. Covy, 79, born Maine, parents born Maine, was living in Washington County, Maine, with sister Anna L. Holmes, 81, born Maine;nephew Frank H. Moore, 53, born Maine, father born Canada, mother born Maine;and nieces Josephine Moore, 49; and Vesta H. Moore, 42, both born in Maine.

In the 1910 U.S. Census, Frank H. Moore, 44, born Maine,, father born Canada, mother born Maine, was living in Calais, Maine with sisters Josephine C., 39; and Vestie H., 32, both born in Maine;aunt Anna L. Holmes, 71, born Maine, parents born Maine;widowed aunt Ellen H. Corry, 70, born Maine, parents born Maine; and Adrena Greenlaw, 19, born Canada, parents born Canada.

In the 1900 U.S. Census, widower and dry goods merchant Edward Moore, 63, born Septemer 1836 in Canada, father born Canada, mother born Maine, was living on Main Street, Calais, Maine, with dentist Frank H., 33, born July 1866;Josephine, 30, born January, 1870; and school teacher Vesta H., 23,born May 1877, all born in Maine; and s-in-law Anna L. Holmes, 61, born Nov. 1868; s-in-law Ellen H., Corry, 60, born March, 1840, all in Maine; and servant Annie Murphy, 21, born July 1878 in Canada, parents born Canada.
Edward came to the U.S. in 1860.


In the 1880 U.S. Census, dry goods merchant Edward Moore, 41, born Canada, parents born Canada, was living in Calais, Maine, with Agnes H., 43, born Maine, parents born Maine; Frank H., 13; Joseph S., 10; and Vesta H., 3, all born in Maine; widowed sister Ellen H. Coney, 40, born Maine, parents born Maine; and servant Ellen Stewart, 23, born Maine, parents born Maine.

In the 1870 U.S. Census, widow Vesta Holmes, 60, born Maine, was living in Ward 4, Calais, Maine, with school teacher Annie S., 31; and student Walter, 16, both born in Maine; dry goods merchant Edward Moore,32, born Canada; Agness, 33; Frank H., 4; and Josephine C., 6 months, all born in Maine; and domestic servant (sic) Ellen H. Coney, 29, born Maine.

Deaths: at Sea, 10 Feb 1867, 'Burnng of Steamer City of Bath'. Full Particulars. d. Capt. Joseph S. Coney of Eastport, and more. (Eastport Sentinel, March 6, 1867)

Marriages: In Calais, 22 Oct 1863, Joseph S. Cony USN to Ellen, daughter of the Dr. J Holmes of Calais, (Eastport Sentinel, October 28, 1863)

Mr. John Jackson, city clerk, solemnized the marriage of Joseph Cony of Eastport and Ellen Holmes of CalaisOctober 22, 1863. (Calais Vital Records)

Joseph Cony of Eastport and Ellen Holmes of Calais made their marriage intentions on October 10, 1863. (Calais Vital Records)

In the 1860 U.S. Census, Job Holmes, 60, born Maine, was living in Ward 4, Calais, Maine, with Vesta, 52; Agnes, 23; Annie L., 21; Ellen, 20; Frank R., 16; and Walter H., 6, all born in Maine.

In the 1850 U.S. Census, physician Job Holmes 50, born Maine, was living in Calais, Maine, with Vesta, 42;Agnes, 13; Anna L, 11; Ellen, 10; and Frank P., 6, all born in Maine; and laborer Anthony Loughlin, 42, born Ireland.

Children of Job and Vesta Holmes:
Ellen Born March 14, 1840 (Calais Vital Records)


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  • Created by: SusanE
  • Added: 20 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 95690468
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ellen Vesta “Nellie” Holmes Cony (14 Mar 1840–6 Feb 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 95690468, citing Calais Cemetery, Calais, Washington County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by SusanE (contributor 47098878) .