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Edith Frances Reynolds1,2

#18679, b. 2 April 1915, d. 12 August 2002
Last Edited=27 Sep 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Edith Frances Reynolds was born on 2 April 1915 in Greenfield, Iowa, USA.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Frank Reynolds and Pearl Power.3 She married John Langfitt in 1935.2 Edith Frances and John moved to Los Angeles where they were active at Florence Avenue United (now Community) Presbyterian Church and later Covenant Presbyterian Church where Edith Frances was ordained as an Elder.2 Her husband John died on 1962.2 She married John Fletcher Greathead, son of Fletcher Scott Greathead and Nora Belle Ulstad, on 13 December 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA, Edith also registered under the name of Edith F Reynolds, this may have been her maiden name of a previous married name.1 Edith died on 12 August 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA, aged 87 Edith's death appeared in the Los Angeles Times of 6 September 2002 and SO Bay of 4 September 2002. She was described as aged 87 years of age.4,5,2,3 Edith was buried in Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, California, USA.6,7

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - California marriage index 1960-1985.
  2. [S40000] Website http://www.legacy.com/obituaries - Edith F Greathead.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S40000] Website Rootsweb obits.
  5. [S18235] E-mails between Doris Ann Edey née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 7 July 2009.
  6. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  7. [S40000] Website Billion Graves.

Viola Constance Aronson1,2

#18680, b. 5 June 1908, d. 20 August 1995
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Viola Constance Aronson was born on 5 June 1908 in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA.1,3,2,4 She was the daughter of Ted Aronson and Mabel Torgerson.4 She married Kenneth Sands Greathead, son of Frederick Charles Greathead and Nellie Wilcox, on 2 June 1979 in Contra Costa, California, USA, Viola also registered under the name of Viola C Zopf this may have been her maiden name of a previous married name.1 Her husband Kenneth died on 21 October 1992 in Sonoma, California, USA, aged 84.5,6,7,8,9 Viola died on 20 August 1995 in Sonoma, California, USA, aged 87.3,2,4

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - California marriage index 1960-1985.
  2. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  3. [S40000] Website www.rootsweb.com - Californian death records.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S40008] Www.rootsweb.com.
  6. [S15147] Emails between Ellen Woods and Jan Cooper from 23 October 2005.
  7. [S40000] Website www.familytree legends.com.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com.
  9. [S40047] US Social Security Death Index aged 84 years 8 months 18 days.

Vivian I Roberts1

#18681, b. 12 October 1902, d. 12 July 1978
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Vivian I Roberts was born on 12 October 1902 in Colorado, USA.1,21 She married Kenneth Sands Greathead, son of Frederick Charles Greathead and Nellie Wilcox, on 17 September 1966 in Alameda City, California, USA, Vivian was also registered under the name of Vivian I Thompson, this may have been her maiden name or a previous married name.1 Vivian died on 12 July 1978 in Sonoma, California, USA, aged 75.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - California marriage index 1960-1985.
  2. [S40000] Website www.familytreelegends.com - California deaths 1940-1947.

Annie Cornforth1

#18686, b. 1898
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
     Annie Cornforth was born in 1898 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of William Henry Cornforth and Georgina Lamb.1 In the census of 31 March 1901 in House Harkles & Co Shipyard, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Henry Cornforth.3 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Harkness Ship yard waterside, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Henry Cornforth Annie was at school.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1898/Q2 Middlesborogh Volume 9d Page 619.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4575 Folio 84 Page 38.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29272 RG78 Piece 1696 Registration District 535 Sub District 3 Enumeration District 9 Schedule Number 156.

Norma Charmaine Greathead1

#18693, b. 19 October 1928, d. 28 August 2001
Last Edited=26 Mar 2016
Relationship
5th great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Norma Charmaine Greathead was born on 19 October 1928 in Santa Clara, California, USA.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Robert Cecil Greathead and Lilian A Anderson.4 In the census of 2 April 1930 in Oakland, Alameda, California, USA, she was listed as the daughter of Robert Cecil Greathead.5 In the census of 1 April 1940 in 2165 White Street, Oakland, Alameda, California, USA, she was listed as the step daughter of Fred A Riggs.6 She married Robert Leon Bash on 25 January 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA.7 She married John E Huiting on 13 June 1969 in Sacramento, California, USA.1 Her Social Security Number was 496-264-357.3 Norma died on 28 August 2001 in USA aged 72.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - California marriage index 1960-1985.
  2. [S40000] Website www.familytreelegends.com - California births 1905-1995.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - California birth index 1905-1995.
  5. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 101 Page 15B Enumeration District 12 Image 627.
  6. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-443 Page 3a Enumeration District 61-105.
  7. [S40000] Website Fiind my past - United States Marriages.

Margaret Irene Eliza Wright1

#18699, b. 1861, d. 9 January 1931
Last Edited=14 Nov 2015
     Margaret Irene Eliza Wright was born in 1861 in Stockton, Durham, England.1,2 She was the daughter of ... Wright.1 She married Charles Brockett, son of Thomas Brockett and Isabella Dawson, in 1883 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.1,3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 35 Milton Road, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Charles Brockett.4 Her husband Charles died on 20 February 1907 by drowning off the Hook of Holland in the wreck of the SS Berlin. He was one of 128 lives lost that night, 48 crew members and 80 passengers. The ship was hit by a large wave during a heavy storm and the ship broke in two.1,5,6 Margaret was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 35 Milton Road, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, Margaret was living from private means with her children and sister Hannah in her nine roomed home.7 Margaret died on 9 January 1931 in Glenroyd, Elm Grove, Hartlepool, Durham, England.8,9 Margaret was buried in North Road Cemetery, Hartlepool, Durham, England.5 The will of Margaret was proved on 4 February 1931 in Durham to Charles Tait Fortune a chartered accountant and Freda Brockett her unmarried daughter. Her effects were valued at £4,313 14s 8d.9

Children of Margaret Irene Eliza Wright and Charles Brockett

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1861/Q3 Stockton Volume 10a Page 66.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1883/Q4 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 196.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4639 Folio 104 Page 13.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Find a Grave.
  6. [S40000] Website www.harwichanddovercourt.co.uk/the-berlin-disaster/.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN29610 RG78PN1718A RD545 SD1 ED10 SN199.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1931/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 185 age 70.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1887/Q4 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 118.