Mary Ellen Givans
(1857-1938)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Kendall Handy Truitt

Mary Ellen Givans 1

  • Born: Jul 1857, , , MD 2
  • Marriage: Kendall Handy Truitt
  • Died: 21 Jul 1938, , Wicomico, MD, USA at age 81 1
  • Buried: Parsonsburg: Jerusalem United Methodist Church, Wicomico, MD, USA

   Another name for Mary was Mary Ella Givans.1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Parsonsburg, Wicomico, MD, USA. 2 The 1900 census recorded Kendell H. Truitt, day laborer in saw mill, 51, born Apr 1849, living with wife Ella, 43, Jul 1857; George, 17, Jul 1883; Clarence, 14, Nov 1886; and Annie, 5, Oct 1895. Everyone and their parents were born in Maryland. Kendall and Ella were married for 20 years and she had birthed 4 children, 3 alive in 1900.
Two doors away is the family of Benjamin Truitt, day laborer, 35, born Jun 1864, with his wife Annie E., 28, May 1872; son Gordon, 7, Apr 1893; and daughter Rubie, 4, Oct 1895. They and their parents were born in Maryland.

2. She had an estate probated on 17 Dec 1938 in , Wicomico, MD, USA. 3

3. She appeared on the census in 1910 in , Wicomico, MD, USA. 4 The 1910 census recorded owning a home on Pine Street Kendall H. Truitt, farmer, truck farm, 60, living with wife Mary E., packing in shirt factory, 52; daughter Annie C., stitcher in shirt factory, 14; and daughter-in-law Sarah R., packer in shirt factory, 20. Everyone and their parents were born in Maryland. Kendall and Mary were married for 30 years and she had birthed 4 children, 3 alive in 1910. Sarah was newly married less than a year and had no children.


Mary married Kendall Handy Truitt. (Kendall Handy Truitt was born in Apr 1849 in , , MD, died on 3 Oct 1932 in Parsonsburg, Wicomico, MD, USA 5 and was buried on 5 Oct 1932 in Parsonsburg: Jerusalem United Methodist Church, Wicomico, MD, USA 5.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Maryland, Probate Estate and Guardianship Files, 1796-1940, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-20575-21745-59?cc=1542664 Wicomico > T > Truitt, Mary Ellen (Estate # 1881) > image 1 of 28; county courts, Maryland. Filed 17 Dec 1938.

2 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M32V-QNG Kendell H Truitt, Election District 5, Parsons (excl. Salisbury town part), Wicomico, Maryland, United States; citing sheet 12B, family 237.

3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 1 Jul 2016), entry for Mary Ellen Givans, person ID L5ZQ-Y9R.

4 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2NW-T9V Sarah R Truitt in household of Kendell H Truitt, District 5, Parsons, Wicomico, Maryland, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 109, sheet 9A.

5 The Evening Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 5 Oct 1932, page 8. Obituary of Kendall H. Truitt.



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