John Frederick Poapst
(1795-1867)
Margaret Wood
(Abt 1799-1858)
Ephraim Poapst
(1835-1919)
Margaret Agnes Sheets
(1837-1921)
Ella May Paupst
(1869-1945)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Courtland Reuben Gailfus

Ella May Paupst 2

  • Born: 29 Jul 1869, Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Christened: 24 Oct 1883, Free Presbyterian Church, Lunenburg, Osnabruck Twp (South Stormont), Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada 3
  • Marriage (1): Courtland Reuben Gailfus on 26 Feb 1896 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States 1
  • Died: 4 Aug 1945, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States at age 76 4
  • Buried: Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo, California, United States

   Another name for Ella was Ella May Poapst.

  Noted events in her life were:

Residence, 2 Jun 1921, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, Untied States. 5 Her home is given as "Modesto, California" in the obituary of her mother, Margaret A. Sheets Poapst.


Ella married Courtland Reuben Gailfus on 26 Feb 1896 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.1 (Courtland Reuben Gailfus was born on 28 Oct 1866 in Ayton, Grey, Canada West (Ontario), Canada, died on 4 Aug 1925 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States and was buried in Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.)


  Marriage Notes:

From Gord Adams 27 Nov 2011:
Description: Marriage of Ella May Paupst to Courtland Reuben Gailfus at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois

Marriage may be celebrated between Mr. Courtland R. Gailfus of Rolla in the County of Rolette and State of Nth. Dakota of the age 28 years, and Miss Ella May Paupst of Lunenburg in the County of Stormont and Dom. of Canada of the age of 24 years.

Witness: Philip Knopf, Clerk of the County Court of said Cook County, and the seal thereof, at my office in Chicago this 21 day of February AD 1896. [signed "Philip Knopf"]

Marriage performed by Thomas C. Hall, Fourth Presb. Church

I, Thos C. Hall hereby certify that Mr. Courtland R Gailfus and Miss Ella May Paupst were united in marriage by me at Chicago in the County of Cook and State of Illinois, on the 26 day of February 1896

Sources


1 Johan Adam Papst U.E., Descendants and Ancestors, http://www.myfamily.com/isapi.dll?c=Content&htx=View&siteid=54C*CM&contentid=ZZZZZX6P&contentclass=PICT&categoryid=0.

2 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2591631&id=I530974377 (Rosemary Benson).

3 FamilySearch Historical Files (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLG9-94R.

4 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 85390069.

5 www.findagrave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 123532345.


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