Ida May Emmons1

b. 1 June 1854, d. 6 March 1912
     Ida May Emmons was born on 1 June 1854 at East Hartland, Hartford Co., CT.1 She was the daughter of Warren Emmons and Altimona Emmons. Ida May Emmons married William Lorenzo Hayes Jr., son of William Lorenzo Hayes and Candace Eliza Viets, on 26 March 1875.1 Ida May Emmons died on 6 March 1912 at age 57.1

Children of Ida May Emmons and William Lorenzo Hayes Jr.

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 75.

Anna H. Jacques

b. 30 August 1889
     Anna H. Jacques was born on 30 August 1889 at Stockbridge, MA.1 She was the daughter of Charles E. Jacques and Ida F. Berghardt. Anna H. Jacques married Cecil Talmadge Holcombe, son of Lemuel Clifton Holcombe and Luella M. Talmadge, on 15 July 1912.1

Child of Anna H. Jacques and Cecil Talmadge Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 102.

Ralph Cecil Holcombe

b. 1 May 1913, d. 8 January 1989
     Ralph Cecil Holcombe also went by the name of Red Holcombe. He was born on 1 May 1913 at Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.1 He was the son of Cecil Talmadge Holcombe and Anna H. Jacques. Ralph Cecil Holcombe married Florence Anderson, daughter of John Charles Anderson and Martha Galusha, on 5 September 1936. Ralph Cecil Holcombe died on 8 January 1989 at Bradenton, Manatee Co., FL, at age 75.2

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 102.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 020-09-5560.

Florence Anderson

b. 31 May 1915, d. 10 January 2000
     Florence Anderson was born on 31 May 1915 at Dalton, MA.1 She was the daughter of John Charles Anderson and Martha Galusha. Florence Anderson married Ralph Cecil Holcombe, son of Cecil Talmadge Holcombe and Anna H. Jacques, on 5 September 1936. Florence Anderson died on 10 January 2000 at Berkshire Medical Center, Berkshire Co., MA, at age 84.1 She was buried on 13 January 2000 at Pittsfield Cemetery, Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., MA.

From the Berkshire Eagle online Archives

Florence Holcomb, 84,
Zayre store employee

January 12, 2000

PITTSFIELD -- Florence A. Holcomb, 84, of 74 Maplewood Ave. died Monday at Berkshire Medical Center.

Born in Dalton on May 31, 1915, daughter of John and Martha Galusha Anderson, she was educated in Dalton schools and moved to Pittsfield more than 50 years ago.

She was employed for several years at the Zayre Department Store, retiring in the 1970s.

Mrs. Holcomb was a member of the Pilgrim Memorial Church and the Lee Senior Center. She enjoyed doing crafts, playing bingo, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Her husband, Ralph "Red" Holcomb, whom she married Sept. 5, 1936, died in 1989. She and her husband spent many winters in Silver Springs, Fla.

She leaves four daughters, Debra M. Toole of Lenox Dale, Judith E. Beeler of Hinsdale, Sandra J. Maloy and Beverly A. Stumpek, both of Pittsfield; two sisters, Harriet Phelps of Meriden, Conn., and Dorothy Potts of Southwick; a brother, John Charles Anderson Jr. of Pittsfield; 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

FUNERAL NOTICE -- Services for Mrs. Florence A. "Flo" Holcomb will be held on Thursday at noon in the WELLINGTON FUNERAL HOME, with Rev. Cory Loder, pastor of the Pilgrim Memorial Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Pittsfield Cemetery. Calling hours will be today (Wednesday) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Pilgrim Memorial Church Fund in Mrs. Holcomb's memory.

Citations

  1. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 024-07-0826.

Dennis Robinson

     Dennis Robinson was born at West Granville, MA. He married Emma Searle.

Child of Dennis Robinson and Emma Searle

Emma Searle

b. circa 1852
     Emma Searle was born circa 1852 at Hartland, Hartford Co., CT. She married Dennis Robinson.

Child of Emma Searle and Dennis Robinson

John W. Smith1

b. 11 July 1900, d. 1 March 2000
     John W. Smith was born on 11 July 1900.1,2 He married Myrtle Fannie Robinson, daughter of Clement Elisha Robinson and Harriet Louisa Holcombe.1 John W. Smith died on 1 March 2000 at Sarasota, Sarasota Co., FL, at age 99.2

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 104.
  2. [S412] Ancestry.com, 1997, SSAN 026-10-6069.

Beatrice Harriet English1

b. 24 August 1906, d. June 1992
     Beatrice Harriet English was born on 24 August 1906.1 She was the daughter of John Neiland English and Etta Louisa Robinson.1 Beatrice Harriet English married Herbert Nelson Root on 22 April 1926.1 Beatrice Harriet English died in June 1992 at Indian Orchard, Hampden Co., MA, at age 85.2

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 104.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 016-48-3475.

Herbert Nelson Root1

b. 16 December 1904, d. November 1984
     Herbert Nelson Root was born on 16 December 1904.1 He married Beatrice Harriet English, daughter of John Neiland English and Etta Louisa Robinson, on 22 April 1926.1 Herbert Nelson Root died in November 1984 at Westfield, Hampden Co., MA, at age 79.2

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 104.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com.

Oliver Robinson English1

b. 16 December 1907, d. 6 February 1938
     Oliver Robinson English was born on 16 December 1907.1 He was the son of John Neiland English and Etta Louisa Robinson.1 Oliver Robinson English died on 6 February 1938 at age 30.1

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 104.

John Neiland English1

b. 9 October 1910, d. June 1985
     John Neiland English was born on 9 October 1910.1 He was the son of John Neiland English and Etta Louisa Robinson.1 John Neiland English died in June 1985 at Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, at age 74.2

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 104.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 017-01-9622.

James Clement English1

b. 24 October 1923, d. 31 October 1985
     James Clement English was born on 24 October 1923.1 He was the son of John Neiland English and Etta Louisa Robinson.1 James Clement English died on 31 October 1985 at VA at age 62.2

Citations

  1. [S239] Dororthy Dean Viets Schell, Viets Female, Page 104.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 029-18-1197.