Carrie Eugelia Holbrook

Female 1871 - 1943


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  • Name  Carrie Eugelia Holbrook 
    Born  20 Feb 1871  Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Carrie's birth date is from her gravestone and her age matches that described in her obituary. It was said that when she was born, Carrie weighed under 2 lbs and her parents kept her in a shoe box behind the kitchen stove to keep her warm.
    Gender  Female 
    Died  30 Aug 1943  Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  01 Sep 1943  Rosedale Memorial Gardens, Tallmadge Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID  I1256  Bryant
    Last Modified  9 Mar 2008 

    Father  James Morse Holbrook,   b. 08 Aug 1843, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Nov 1889, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Eugelia N. Townsend,   b. 1848, probably, Philadelphia, Jefferson Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1882, North Plains Twp, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  03 Jul 1864  Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • page 118
      James M. Holbrooke (Holbrook), 20
      Eugelia Townsend, 16
      married: 3 July 1864 at Hubbardston, MI
      married by: Loius Mills, Minister of the Gospel
      witnesses: Henry Robinson of Hubbardston & Maria Holbrooke of Hubbardston

      Henry and Maria were married later in the same year.
    Family ID  F176  Group Sheet

    Family  Eugene Martin Townsend,   b. 07 Aug 1873, Lockport, Niagara Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1959, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  12 Oct 1892  St. Johns, Clinton Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Clinton Independent publ. 20 Oct 1892
      "Licensed to Wed -
      October 12, E. M. Townsend, Hubbardston, age 19 & Carrie E. Holbrook, St. Johns, age 21"

      In the 1900 census on June 4, Eugene & Carrie each indicate they were married 7 years. In the 1910 census taken April 19, they were each married 18 years. In the 1930 census, both Eugene and Carrie indicate they were each 20 years old at their marriage.

      Certificate: 1155
      Marriage Date: October 12, 1892
      Place: St. Johns, Mich
      Eugene M. Townsend, 19, White, Teamster
      Res: Hubbardston, Mich
      b. New York
      f. Martin V. Townsend
      m. Ella M. Evans
      Carrie E. Holbrook, 21, White, Housework
      Res: St. Johns, Mich
      b. Hubbardston
      f. James M. Holbrook
      m. Eugelia E. Townsend

      License Date: October 12, 1892
      Married by: B. D. Stearus (Stearns), Clergyman
      Wit:
      J. A. Holbrook, St. Johns, Mich
      Mary Holbrook, St. Johns, Mich

      First marriage for both.
    Children 
     1. Harold James Townsend,   b. 11 Apr 1895, Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1960, Big Pine Key, Monroe Co, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Marie Eugelia Townsend,   b. 08 Jan 1899, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1990, Lansing, Ingham Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mildred Louise Townsend,   b. 21 Nov 1900, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jul 1994, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Gordon L. Townsend,   b. 03 Jul 1904, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1970, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Winifred E. Townsend,   b. 26 Jan 1910, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1996, Gaines Twp, Kent Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F167  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1871 - Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1892 - St. Johns, Clinton Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Aug 1943 - Grand Rapids, Kent Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 01 Sep 1943 - Rosedale Memorial Gardens, Tallmadge Twp, Ottawa Co, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S369] Marriages of Clinton County, Compiler: Genealogists of the Clinton County Historical Society, (Clinton County Historical Society, http://www.dewittlibrary.com/CCHS/CCHSmar.htm, Revised June 2002).


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