Family: Willard Colby CORLISS/Annie Eliza 'Ann' SHERMAN (F4949)

m. 26 Jun 1872


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  • Father | Male
    Willard Colby CORLISS

    Born  28 Dec 1845  Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Sep 1940  Holbrook, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  26 Jun 1872  [1]  Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Willard McCown CORLISS | F4911 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth 'Betsey' SEGEE | F4911 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Annie Eliza 'Ann' SHERMAN

    Born  23 Mar 1851  Salisbury, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Aug 1896  Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Child 1 | Female
    Nellie May CORLISS

    Born  29 Apr 1873  Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Dec 1940  Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Paul N. NADEAU | F5042 
    Married  28 Feb 1891   

    Child 2 | Male
    + Sumner Everett CORLISS

    Born  6 Jun 1875  Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Feb 1916  Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sophia J. CAMERON | F5043 
    Married  5 Sep 1905  Maine Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Justine Lavania 'Tina' CORLISS

    Born  16 Sep 1876  Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Nov 1950  Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Henry Francis CORLISS | F4961 
    Married  8 Aug 1892  Linneus, Aroostock County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location

    Wendall Perley CORLISSChild 4 | Male
    + Wendall Perley CORLISS

    Born  18 Oct 1878  Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Feb 1939  Dunstable, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Bernice M. LEE | F5044 
    Married  31 Jul 1907  Patten, Penobscot County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Female
    Amber Cary CORLISS

    Born  25 Sep 1879  Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     
    Spouse  Ralph DOW | F5045 
    Married  17 Mar 1904   

    Child 6 | Female
    Eva Levina CORLISS

    Born  6 Oct 1886  Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Apr 1931   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Stephen L. FILES | F5046 
    Married  1903   
    Spouse  Elmer BYRON | F5047 
    Married     

    Child 7 | Female
    Mary Elizabeth CORLISS

    Born  29 Feb 1888  Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  5 Jun 1962   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Herbert Arthur HIGGINS | F5048 
    Married  29 Jun 1907   

    Child 8 | Female
    Grace A. CORLISS

    Born  14 Apr 1893  Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Sep 1896  Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 9 | Female
    Susan Geneva CORLISS

    Born  2 Jul 1896  Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Floyd RUSSELL | F5049 
    Married     
    Spouse  Aubrey D. KNOWLES | F5050 
    Married  9 Oct 1938   

  • Notes 
    • 1880 census of Smyrna, Aroostook County, Maine, enumerated 5 June 1880:

      - Corliss, Willard C., age 33, occupation Farmer, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born New Brunswick.
      - Corliss, Annie E., age 29, wife, born New Brunswick, both parents born New Brunswick.
      - Corliss, Nellie, age 7.
      - Corliss, Sumner, age 5.
      - Corliss, Justina, age 4.
      - Corliss, Wendell, age 2.

      Interestingly, the children are listed on the index to this census record, but are not on the census record.

    • 1900 census of Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine, enumerated 16 Jun 1900:

      - Corliss, Willard, age 54, head of household, widowed, born October 1845 in Maine, father born Maine, mother born Canada English, occupation Farmer.
      - Corliss, Gunner E., age 24, son, single, born June 1875 in Maine, occupation Day Laborer.
      - Corliss, Wendall P., age 21, son, single, born October 1878 in Maine, occupation Day Laborer.
      - Corliss, Amber C., age 20, daughter, single, born September 1879 in Maine, occupation Servant.
      - Corliss, Eva L., age 13, daughter, born October 1886 in Maine.
      - Corliss, Mary E., age 12, born February 1888 in Maine.
      - Corliss, Susie G., age 4, daughter, born July 1895 in Maine.

    • 1910 census of Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine, enumerated 29 April 1910:

      - Corliss, Wendell P., age 31, first marriage, married 2 years, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born Canada, occupation Laborer, Saw Mill.
      - Corliss, Bernice M., age 21, wife, first marriage, married 2 years, mother of 2 children, 1 child still living, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Corliss, Dorothy B., age 10 months, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Corliss, Willard C., age 64, father, widowed, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Mill, Lumber.

      ... their neighbors are ...

      - Corliss, Henry F., age 45, first marriage, married 18 years, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born England.
      - Corliss, Justine L., age 33, wife, first marriage, married 18 years, mother of 3 children, 3 children still living, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born Canada, occupation Nurse, Private Family.
      - Corliss, Fred R., age 16, son, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Corliss, Annie E., age 14, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Corliss, Wendell D., age 12, son, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Bennett, Guy H., age 24, single, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Laborer, Odd Jobs.

    • 1930 census of Sherman, Aroostook County, Maine, enumerated 18 April 1930:

      - Corlis, Wendell C., age 51, rents the home, first married age 27, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born Canada, occupation Farmer, General Farm.
      - Corlis, Bernice M., age 48, wife, first married age 18, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Corlis, Dorothy B., age 20, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Corlis, Uldene E., age 18, daughter, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Corlis, Zina B., age 11, son, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Corlis, Willard C., age 84, father, widowed, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation None.

    • 1930 census of Oakfield, Aroostook County, Maine, enumerated 23 April 1930:

      - Nadeau, Paul, age 58, owns the home, first married age 20, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Farmer, General Farm.
      - Nadeau, Nellie M., age 56, wife, first married age 18, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born Canada.
      - Nadeau, Herbert, age 28, son, single, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - Nadeau, Gus, age 21, son, single, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - Nadeau, Don, age 21, son, single, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - Nadeau, Bernard, age 14, son, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Corliss, Willard, age 83, father-in-law, widowed, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born Canada, occupation None.
      - Adams, Madeline, age 22, servant, single, born Maine, father born Maine, mother born Canada, occupation Servant, Private House.


  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Maine, Marriage Index, 1670-1921.