John Frederick Poapst
(1795-1867)
Margaret Wood
(Abt 1799-1858)
Peter Henry Wereley
(1805-1887)
Ester Froom
(1812-1892)
Alexander Poapst
(1829-1910)
Emmeline Wereley
(1834-1915)

Lydia Ann Poapst
(1866-1944)

 

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Lydia Ann Poapst 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 7 Mar 1866, <Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry>, Canada West (Ontario), Canada
  • Died: 28 May 1944, Los Angeles, California, United States at age 78 5

   Another name for Lydia was Lydia Neal?.

  Research Notes:

Olographic will has name Lydia A. Poapst. "Cousin Lydia" is found on photographs in the family collection of Lorna Doone Wallace. She was Lorna's mother's cousin. A Poapst family Bible has "Liddy Ann Popst."

Edith Poapst's cousin Lydia. Her name was Lydia A. Poapst at the time of her death in 1944 per olographic will. Father was one of Curtis Poapst's brothers (Alexander) & Emeline Werley.

3/29/07 research.
http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?surname=poapst&given=lydia
shows Lydia's parents as Curtis Poapst's brother Alexander & Emeline Werely (Wereley)
and gives her middle name as Ann. Some spelling discrepancies and sources & death date discrepancy.

Witness at sister Elizabeth's marriage on 27 Dec 1893 per http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maryc/sdg93.htm record of 1893 marriages in Stormont, Glengarry & Dundas counties. Elizabeth was 27 at that time.

  Noted events in her life were:

Census: Canada, 1871, Cornwall (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. Household:
Amy Poapst, F, 13, Ontario
Dealia Poapst, F, 11, Ontario
Lydia Poapst, F, 5, Ontario
John Poapst, M, 8m, Ontario

Witness: to marriage of Alexander John Shaver and her sister Elizabeth Poapst, 27 Dec 1893, Cornwall (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. 6

Attended: Morrisburg Collegiate Institute, 1895-1897, Morrisburg (South Dundas), Dundas, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. 7

Immigrated: from Canada to the United States, 1900.

Occupation: saleswoman for an insurance company, 1930, <Long Beach>, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Census: U.S, 11 Apr 1930, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States. Lydia A. Poapst, head, F, W, 64, S, saleswoman, life insurance company

Residence: 565-E Walnut Avenue, 11 Apr 1930, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Residence: 258 Loma Avenue, Abt 1931, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Probate, 10 Jul 1944, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.


Sources


1 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=billwereley&id=I0402 (William D. Wereley).

2 Personal Documents, Photographs in collection of Lorna Doone Wallace.

3 Benson, Rosemary, Our Combined Families (Online family tree hosted by Ancestry.com.), http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2591631&id=I530991645.

4 Johan Adam Papst U.E., Descendants and Ancestors, http://www.myfamily.com/isapi.dll?c=Content&htx=List&siteid=54C*CM&contentclass=PICT&categoryid=250. Poapst Family Bible.

5 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP6Y-VBW : accessed 25 May 2016), Poapst in entry for Lydia A Poapst, 28 May 1944; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

6 Rootsweb Homepages (Hosted by Rootsweb, an Ancestry.com Community.), http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maryc/sdg93.htm.

7 J. Smyth Carter, The Story of Dundas: Being a History of the County of Dundas from 1784 to 1904 (Iroquois, [Illinois]: The St. Lawrence News Publishing House, 1905), 158.


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