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Smith Madge Henderson

Female 1869 - 1946  (76 years)


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  • Name Smith Madge Henderson  [1
    Born 23 Apr 1869  ,Barnard Castle,Durham,England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 1881  Hayford Villa, St. Ninians, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Age 14 F Scholar
    Immigration 1893  [3
    Residence 21 Jun 1899  Van Mess Avenue, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    _ATTR 21 Jun 1899  ,San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Inheritance 
    • $50,000, silverware and plate left by aunt
    Census 1940  1001 Pine Street,San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1940  1001 Pine Street,San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Owner Apartments 
    Died 4 Feb 1946  1001 Pine Street,San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Bronchial Pneumonia Bilateral 
    Buried Aft 4 Feb 1946  Cypress Lawn Memorial Park,San Mateo,California,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cremated 7 Feb 1946  Cypres Lawn Memorial Park,San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I4885  Geniaus Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 

    Father Smith John Henderson,   b. Abt 1833, ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1919  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Mother Gowans Mary Sibbald,   b. 16 Oct 1843, ,East Linton, Haddingtonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1907, 5 Grosvenor Gardens, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1862  ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fish George Lewis,   b. 31 May 1854,   d. 12 Jan 1932, ,San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1896  903 Van Ness Avenue,, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F2960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - Hayford Villa, St. Ninians, Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1896 - 903 Van ness Avenue,, San Francisco, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 21 Jun 1899 - Van Mess Avenue, San Francisco, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_ATTR - Inheritance - 21 Jun 1899 - ,San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.com. California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1895-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      Name: Madge Henderson Fish
      Gender: Female
      Race: Caucasian (White)
      Birth Date: 23 Apr 1869
      Birth Place: Barnard Castle, England
      Age: 76
      Death Date: 4 Feb 1946
      Death City: San Francisco
      Death County: San Francisco
      Death State: California
      Death Country: United States
      Spouse: George L Fish
      Father: John Henderson Smith
      Mother: Mary Gowans
      Funeral Home: N. Gray and Company

    2. [S96] 1881 Scottish Census.

    3. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington D.C.; NARA Series: Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Roll #: 840; Volume #: Roll 0840 - Certificates: 98500-98749, 21 Jul 1919-22 Jul 1919.
      Name: Madge Henderson Fish
      Birth Date: 23 Apr 1870
      Birth Place: Barnard Castel, England
      Age: 49
      Gender: Female
      Passport Issue Date: 21 Jul 1919
      Passport Includes a Photo: Yes
      Residence: San Francisco, California
      Spouse Name: George L Fish
      Spouse Birth Place: Jackson, Michigan

    4. [S2868] California Digital newspaper Collection, San Francisco Call, Volume 86, Number 21, 21 June 1899.

    5. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Year: 1940; Census Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Roll: T627_304; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 38-162.
      Name: Madge H Fish
      Age: 70
      Estimated birth year: abt 1870
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Birthplace: England
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Home in 1940: San Francisco, San Francisco, California
      Map of Home in 1940: View Map
      Street: Pine Street
      Farm: No
      Inferred Residence in 1935: San Francisco, San Francisco, California
      Residence in 1935: Same Place
      Citizenship: Naturalized
      Sheet Number: 12B
      Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 374
      Occupation: Owner
      House Owned or Rented: Owned
      Attended School or College: No
      Highest Grade Completed: College, 5th or subsequent year
      Class of Worker: Working on own account
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
      Income: 0
      Income Other Sources: Yes
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Madge H Fish 70
      Elizabeth Gardner 60

    6. [S2874] FindaGrave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/87852756/madge-henderson-fish.
      Madge Henderson Smith Fish
      BIRTH 23 Apr 1869
      Barnard Castle, Durham Unitary Authority, County Durham, England
      DEATH 4 Feb 1946 (aged 76)
      San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
      BURIAL
      Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
      Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
      PLOT Garden / Section: E Row/Tier: TIER 5
      MEMORIAL ID 87852756 · View Source

    7. [S2868] California Digital newspaper Collection, San Francisco Call, Volume 80, Number 182, 29 November 1896 — WEDDING BELLS. [CHAPTER].
      A VERY quiet but loshionable wedding took place at the elegant residence of j Mrs. David Hunter, 903 Van Ness avenue, last Wednesday at high noon. The contracting patties were George L. Fish, a prosperous young merchant of this City and a resident of Oakland, and Miss Madge H. Smith o: Edinburgh. Scotlnnd, niece of Mrs. David Hunter of tbis City. Promptly at noon the bridal party marched into the large nud elegantly furnished front parlors, where the Rev. M. M. Gibson, pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church, was in waiting under the floral wedding-bell to receive them. The bride was escorted by James Scovie, a life-long friend of Mr 3. Hunter and the members of the Smith famiiy iv Scotland, while the groom and his best man, A. Clement, advanced from a side door und joined the party in the large front bay-window, where Mr. Scovie gave his charge into the keepineof him who will be cer companion and protector through life. MbsMaryG. Smith, slstcrof the briae, was bridesmaid. The bride was elegantly attired in a wnite satin gown, trimmed with pearls and passementerie. A wreath of orange blossoms confined the flowing btidal veil to the coiffure. Her ornaments were diamonds. The bridesmaid was elegantly attired in a pink silk dress. Mrs. David Hunter wore an elegant gown of black satin. At the neck and wrists were flounces of costly o;d lace, the only ■ brightening touch to the magnificent attire. A wedding breakfast was served in the large library. The entire residence was handsomely decorated witJb sinilax, chrysanthemums, palms and cut flowers. The young couple will make Pan Francisco their home afier their return from Los Angeles