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Mildred May Duncombe

Mildred May Duncombe[1, 2]

Female 1892 - 1962  (70 years)

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  • Name Mildred May Duncombe  [3, 4
    Born 24 Aug 1892  Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Female 
    Census 18 Jun 1900  Forester Township, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mildred May Duncombe in the 1900 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Forester, Sanilac, Michigan; Roll: 743; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0124; FHL microfilm: 1240743

      Name:«tab»Mildred May Duncombe
      [Mildred Mary Duncombe]
      Age:«tab»7
      Birth Date:«tab»Jul 1892
      Birthplace:«tab»Michigan
      Home in 1900:«tab»Forester, Sanilac, Michigan
      Race:«tab»White
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Relation to Head of House:«tab»Daughter (Child)
      Marital Status:«tab»Single
      Father's name:«tab»Frederick W Duncombe
      Father's Birthplace:«tab»Canada English
      Mother's name:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      Mother's Birthplace:«tab»Canada, England
      Occupation:«tab»View on Image
      Neighbors:«tab»View others on page
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      Frederick W Duncombe«tab»36
      Julia Duncombe«tab»33
      Ernest L Duncombe«tab»11
      Fredrick S Duncombe«tab»9
      Mildred May Duncombe«tab»7
      William G Duncombe«tab»5
      John Mckinley Duncombe«tab»8/12
    1900 Census
    Census 1900
    Census 18 Jun 1900
    Census 18 June 1900
    Census 16 Apr 1910  Beaumont Township, Riverside County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mildred M Duncombe in the 1910 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Beaumont, Riverside, California; Roll: T624_91; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0063; FHL microfilm: 1374104

      Name:«tab»Mildred M Duncombe
      Age in 1910:«tab»17
      Birth Year:«tab»abt 1893
      Birthplace:«tab»Michigan
      Home in 1910:«tab»Beaumont, Riverside, California
      Race:«tab»White
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Relation to Head of House:«tab»Daughter (Child)
      Marital Status:«tab»Single
      Father's name:«tab»Frederic W Duncombe
      Father's Birthplace:«tab»Canada
      [Canada English]
      Mother's name:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      Mother's Birthplace:«tab»Canada
      [Canada English]
      Neighbors:«tab»View others on page
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      Frederic W Duncombe«tab»45
      Julia Duncombe«tab»43
      Mildred M Duncombe«tab»17
      George W Duncombe«tab»15
      [18]
      John Mck Duncombe«tab»10
    1910 Census
    Census 1910
    Memo 1920  [4
    • When the family came from Kettle Falls they lived on McKinley
      Ave. for one year were Mom (G. Belle Duncombe) attended the
      first grade at McKinley School. They then moved to Oakland
      Addition in Tacoma. 3561 Gunnison St.. Mom attended Oakland
      School from the second grade until she finished grade school.
      Then she attended Jason Lee Jr. High school. It was the first
      Jr. High school in Tacoma. They were living in Oakland Addition
      when Grandma (May Duncombe) married Bandy,
      Grandma wouldn't marry again until 7 years had passed and she
      could get Glover declared dead. The seven years were up about
      the time they moved or shortly after. Grandma Bandy and Mom were living there when May married Bandy, Jim moved in with them and Grandpa and Grama Duncombe moved to Selton to help Lorne with his homestweat there. Most of the photos of the house say
      it is the 'Bandy home'. The family lived here until some time
      between the birth of Viola in Nov. 1926 and the birth of
      Evaline in April 1930, as Viola was born in Tacoma and Evaline
      was born in Summit View. So, the family was in Summit View when
      Mom was married. The farm in Summit View was a chicken farm
      address 5722 E 112th St. Puyallup, Washington Obituary of
      Mildred May Bandy Mrs. James B. (Mildred May) Bandy, 70, of
      5722 E 112th St , Puyallup, died Saturday in a Puyallup
      hospital. Born in Deckerville, Michigan, she came to Tacoma 43
      years ago. She was a member of the Summit Methodist Church. and
      the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Midland. Surviving
      are three daughters, Mrs. Paul(Viola) Anderson of Puyallup,
      Mrs. Glcnn(Bcll) Cook of Auburn, and Mrs. James(Evaline) Bixby
      of Milton- Freewater, Oregon; a son, Milton F. Glover of
      Ellensburg; two brothers, Lorne Duncombe of Puyallup and
      William Duncombe of Renton: 16 grandchildren and l 3
      great-grandchildren. Interment in Mountain View Memorial Park.
      Evaline Rose Bixby nee Bandy's memories of her mother. Mama -
      Mildred May Duncombe Bandy My Mother was born in 1892, in
      Michigan. The family moved from Michigan when she was a young
      lady. What I remember being told is that they came across the
      country by train to southern California. My Nephew, Glenn (Bud)
      Cook says that they went by boat to the east coast of what is
      now the Panama Cannel, took a train across that narrow strip of
      land and came by ship to California Coast. They shipped their
      furniture by ship around the Horn. Mamas first husband
      (Eugene?) Glover she had known in Michigan and he followed her
      across the country and they were married in California (I
      think). It did not work out and he left her when Milton and
      Belle were just toddlers. Belle says it was grandma's meddling
      that separated them. I suspect more than that. Anyway grandma
      took care of the children and mama went to work as a maid in a
      hotel. Belle didn't have too many good things to say about
      grandma's care. She was a crab! The family lived in several
      places in southern Calif. during these years. Grandpa tried
      homesteading and lost the places several times. Mom's sister
      married in Calif. too, that was Ermal Lowes; she was the mother
      of my cousins Bill Lowes and Mable Soars that I talk about from
      Calif. Grandpa, Grandma, Mama and 2 children and Mom's
      brothers, Uncles Bill, Lorne, John all came north to
      Washington. I remember that they came by ship from San
      Francisco to Tacoma or Shelton. Mama said she was terrible sick
      on the ship ride. They lived on a homestead at Kettle Falls, on
      the east side of the Mts. and then later lived in Shelton, or
      maybe it was reverse. I think it was at Shelton, that she met
      and married my father--anyway they lived in Oakland Edition, in
      Tacoma after they were married. Belle and Milton were young
      children. Eloise and Viola were both born while there and they
      moved out to the 10 acres farm at Summit when Viola was a baby
      and I was born at Summit. The depression was coming, Daddy was
      getting old and they thought they could work the farm and
      survive. Mama said she married an older man thinking she would
      have some stability. Daddy was still working at a mill in
      Tacoma, when I was a baby. I remember he still drove the old
      (Ford?) car--it had isinglass roll up windows on the sides.
      They thought they could at least live and raise some food on
      the farm. They hand milked about 10 cows, morning and night, we
      had a separator that we run the fresh milk through and sold
      cream in 5 gallons cans and the creamery truck came by and
      picked it up daily, I think. They had thousands of white
      leghorn chickens. They were good layers, but not much meat. I
      remember mama sitting for hours each evening and cleaning the
      eggs for the 30 dozen egg crates to be picked up by truck in
      the morning. Mama would fall asleep cleaning eggs and then when
      she got to bed, she couldn't sleep. Probably worrying about all
      the things that had to be done tomorrow. The surplus skim milk
      that we had left, went to the chickens and pigs. We sold baby
      pigs when they were 6 weeks old for feeder pigs. We used lots
      of the skim milk for the family too. We had pasture for the
      cows and calves, and put up hay every season. Had a big garden
      and canned and stored vegetables and fruits for the winter. We
      ate good. Lots of milk, cream and eggs and chicken every
      Sunday. Mama kept a close eye on the hens and butchered the
      ones that were not producing. When I started school, this was
      still the swing of things. As daddy could no longer do the
      work, the number of cows were reduced and the cream selling
      stopped. We kept the chickens going longer, but think they were
      gotten rid of when mama had her first nervous breakdown and had
      to go to the State Mental Hospital at Steilacome. That was in
      1937, when I was 7. All three of us girls were shipped to
      relatives families for living that year. Eloise stayed with
      Belle and Glenn in Tacoma. They had the family of little boys
      that they needed help with. Viola went to stay at Docia's (in
      Tacoma), that was daddy's daughter by a former marriage. I was
      taken to live with Aunt Jenny and Uncle Bill at Redmond,
      Washington (near Seattle). My mother worked very hard on the
      farm. As daddy's health failed, mama took more and more work on
      her shoulder's: however, she always wore a corset, underskirt,
      stockings, dress and apron. No matter how much dirty work she
      did, she was a lady and would not don pants. I can remember
      always wanting to go and do chores with her as a toddler. She
      got quite impatient with my doddling while going through the
      rooms of the chicken house. The chickens were separated by
      rooms and they wanted to keep the proper chickens in the
      correct rooms. I would get in the way with my wanting to do and
      be everywhere. I liked to help! I had the job of milking the
      cat pan (metal pie pan) full for the cats, as we always had
      lots of cats to catch the mice around the barn. I don't
      remember when I didn't know how to milk a cow, for I wanted to
      do and be everywhere. As I recall, Viola and Eloise were more
      indoors persons and they learned to cook more than I and at a
      younger age. We were all to take turns with the dishes, but we
      also all three tried to get to the piano to practice right
      after dinner and maybe we would get out of dishes. The
      separator disks were the most annoying part of dishes to do.
      There were 36 tin disks that had to washed and dried
      thoroughly, as it was important to keep these very clean and
      not let them rust. We hung them on a wire hanger that would
      open like a safety pin that daddy fixed. Then spread the disks
      out with air around them. My mother was fussy about this task.
      'A thing worth while doing at all is worth while doing right.'
      Evaline
    Census 6 Jan 1920  Kettle Falls, Stevens County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • May M Glover in the 1920 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Kettle Falls, Stevens, Washington; Roll: T625_1938; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 296; Image: 473

      Name:«tab»May M Glover
      [May M Sloner]
      [May M Duncombe]
      Age:«tab»27
      Birth Year:«tab»abt 1893
      Birthplace:«tab»Michigan
      Home in 1920:«tab»Kettle Falls, Stevens, Washington
      Race:«tab»White
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Relation to Head of House:«tab»Daughter (Child)
      Marital Status:«tab»Divorced
      [Married]
      Father's name:«tab»Fredrick W Duncombe
      Father's Birthplace:«tab»Canada
      Mother's name:«tab»Julia M Duncombe
      Mother's Birthplace:«tab»Canada
      Able to Speak English:«tab»Yes
      Able to Read:«tab»Yes
      Able to Write:«tab»Yes
      Neighbors:«tab»View others on page
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      Fredrick W Duncombe«tab»58
      Julia M Duncombe«tab»55
      [52]
      Loren F Duncombe«tab»29
      [21]
      Willie G Duncombe«tab»25
      John M Duncombe«tab»20
      May M Glover«tab»27
      Milton F Glover«tab»7
      Gertrude Glover«tab»6
    6 Jan 1920 Census
    Census 1920
    City Directory 1924  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    3561 S Gunnison 
    • Mildred M Bandy in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      Name:«tab»Mildred M Bandy
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Residence Year:«tab»1924
      Street address:«tab»3561 S Gunnison
      Residence Place:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      Spouse:«tab»James B Bandy
      Publication Title:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1924
    City Directory 1924
    City Directory 1924
    City Directory 1926  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    3561 S Gunnison 
    • May Bandy in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      Name:«tab»May Bandy
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Residence Year:«tab»1926
      Street address:«tab»3561 S Gunnison
      Residence Place:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      Spouse:«tab»James B Bandy
      Publication Title:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1926
    City Directory Tacoma
    City Directory Tacoma
    City Directory 1927  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    3561 S Gunnison 
    • Mildred M Bandy in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      Name:«tab»Mildred M Bandy
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Residence Year:«tab»1927
      Street address:«tab»3561 S Gunnison
      Residence Place:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      Spouse:«tab»James B Bandy
      Publication Title:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1927
    City Directory Tacoma 1927
    City Directory Tacoma 1927
    City Directory 1929  Summit View, Near Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mildred Bandy in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      Name:«tab»Mildred Bandy
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Residence Year:«tab»1929
      Street address:«tab»Puyallup
      Residence Place:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      Spouse:«tab»James B Bandy
      Publication Title:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1929
    City Directory 1929
    City Directory 1929
    Census 1 May 1930  Summit View, Near Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Summit Highway, Breckon precinct 
    • May M Bandy in the 1930 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Breckon, Pierce, Washington; Roll: 2509; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0008; Image: 675.0; FHL microfilm: 2342243

      Name:«tab»May M Bandy
      Birth Year:«tab»abt 1893
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Race:«tab»White
      Birthplace:«tab»Michigan
      Marital Status:«tab»Married
      Relation to Head of House:«tab»Wife
      Homemaker?:«tab»Yes
      Home in 1930:«tab»Breckon, Pierce, Washington
      Map of Home:«tab»View Map
      Street address:«tab»
      Dwelling Number:«tab»188
      Family Number:«tab»191
      Age at First Marriage:«tab»19
      Attended School:«tab»No
      Able to Read and Write:«tab»Yes
      Father's Birthplace:«tab»Canada
      Mother's Birthplace:«tab»Canada
      Able to Speak English:«tab»Yes
      Neighbors:«tab»View others on page
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      James B Bandy«tab»72
      May M Bandy«tab»37
      Eloise Bandy«tab»6
      Viola Bandy«tab»3
      [3 4/12]
      Milton Glover«tab»17
      [19]
    Census 1930
    Census 1 May 1930
    City Directory 1931  Summit View, Near Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    RD3 box 191 Puyallup, Summit Highway 
    • Mildred Bandy in the U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.

      Name:«tab»Mildred Bandy
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Residence Year:«tab»1931
      Street address:«tab»Puyallup RD3 box 191
      Residence Place:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      Spouse:«tab»James Bandy
      Publication Title:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1931
    City Directory 1931
    City Directory 1931
    Census 8 Apr 1940  Summit View, Near Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mildred Bandy in the 1940 United States Federal Census

      Source Citation
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Breckon, Pierce, Washington; Roll: T627_4355; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 27-8

      Name:«tab»Mildred Bandy
      Respondent:«tab»Yes
      Age:«tab»48
      Estimated Birth Year:«tab»abt 1892
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Race:«tab»White
      Birthplace:«tab»Michigan
      Marital Status:«tab»Married
      Relation to Head of House:«tab»Wife
      Home in 1940:«tab»Breckon, Pierce, Washington
      Value of home: $500
      Map of Home in 1940:«tab»View Map
      Inferred Residence in 1935:«tab»Breckon, Pierce, Washington
      Residence in 1935:«tab»Same House
      Sheet Number:«tab»4B
      Attended School or College:«tab»No
      Highest Grade Completed:«tab»High School, 1st year
      Weeks Worked in 1939:«tab»0
      Income:«tab»0
      Income Other Sources:«tab»Yes
      Neighbors:«tab»View others on page
      Household Members:«tab»
      Name«tab»Age
      James Bandy«tab»81
      Mildred Bandy«tab»48
      Viola Bandy«tab»13
      Evaline Bandy«tab»10
    Census 8 Apr 1940
    Census 8 Apr 1940
    Name Bandy  [4
    Name Glover  [4
    _FSFTID L44Q-CPV 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=L44Q-CPV 
    Died 13 Oct 1962  In Hospital In Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Buried Mountain View Memorial Park, Lakewood, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Buried in Mt. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

      When the family came from Kettle Falls they lived on McKinley Ave. for one year were Mom (G. Belle Duncombe) attended the first grade at McKinley School. They then moved to Oakland Addition in Tacoma. 3561 Gunnison St.. Mom attended Oakland School from the second grade until she finished grade school. Then she attended Jason Lee Jr. High school. It was the first Jr. High school in Tacoma. They were living in Oakland Addition when Grandma (May Duncombe) married Bandy or Shorty after, Grandma wouldn't marry again until 7 years had passed and she could get Glover declared dead. The seven years were up about the time they moved or shortly after. So, whether she moved there when she married Bandy or was living there when she married him, I'm uncertain. Most of the photos of the house say it is the "Bandy home". The family lived here until some time between the birth of Viola in Nov. 1926
      and the birth of Evaline in April 1930, as Viola was born in Tacoma and Evaline was born in Summit View. So, the family was in Summit View when Mom was married.

      The farm in Summit View was a chicken farm address 5722 E 112th St. Puyallup, Washington

      Obituary of Mildred May Bandy

      Mrs. James B. (Mildred May) Bandy, 70, of
      5722 E 112th St , Puyallup, died Saturday in a
      Puyallup hospital.
      Born in Deckerville, Michigan, she came to
      Tacoma 43 years ago. She was a member of
      the Summit Methodist Church. and the Women's
      Christian Temperance Union of Midland.
      Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Paul(Viola)
      Anderson of Puyallup, Mrs. Glcnn(Bcll) Cook of
      Auburn, and Mrs. James(Evaline) Bixby of Milton-
      Freewater, Oregon; a son, Milton F. Glover of
      Ellensburg; two brothers, Lorne Duncombe of
      Puyallup and William Duncombe of Renton: 16
      grandchildren and l 3 great-grandchildren.
      Interment in Mountain View Memorial Park.

      Evaline Rose Bixby nee Bandy's memories of her mother.

      Mama \endash Mildred May Duncombe Bandy
      My Mother was born in 1892, in Michigan. The family moved from Michigan when she was a young lady. What I remember being told is that they came across the country by train to southern California. My Nephew, Glenn (Bud) Cook says that they went by boat to the east coast of what is now the Panama Cannel, took a train across that narrow strip of land and came by ship to California Coast. They shipped their furniture by ship around the Horn. Mama's first husband (Eugene?) Glover she had known in Michigan and he followed her across the country and they were married in California (I think). It did not work out and he left her when Milton and Belle were just toddlers. Belle says it was grandma's meddling that separated them. I suspect more than that. Anyway grandma took care of the children and mama went to work as a maid in a hotel. Belle didn't have too many good things to say about grandma's care. She was a crab! The family lived in several places in southern Calif. during these years. Grandpa tried homesteading and lost the places several times. Mom's sister married in Calif. too, that was Ermal Lowes; she was the mother of my cousins Bill Lowes and Mable Soars that I talk about from Calif. Grandpa, Grandma, Mama and 2 children and Mom's brothers, Uncles Bill, Lorne, John all came north to Washington. I remember that they came by ship from San Francisco to Tacoma or Shelton. Mama said she was terrible sick on the ship ride. They lived on a homestead at Kettle Falls, on the east side of the Mts. and then later lived in Shelton, or maybe it was reverse. I think it was at Shelton, that she met and married my father--anyway they lived in Oakland Edition, in Tacoma after they were married. Belle and Milton were young children. Eloise and Viola were both born while there and they moved out to the 10 acres farm at Summit when Viola was a baby and I was born at Summit. The depression was coming, Daddy was getting old and they thought they could work the farm and survive. Mama said she married an older man thinking she would have some stability. Daddy was still working at a mill in Tacoma, when I was a baby. I remember he still drove the old (Ford?) car--it had isinglass roll up windows on the sides. They thought they could at least live and raise some food on the farm. They hand milked about 10 cows, morning and night, we had a separator that we run the fresh milk through and sold cream in 5 gallons cans and the creamery truck came by and picked it up daily, I think. They had thousands of white leghorn chickens. They were good layers, but not much meat. I remember mama sitting for hours each evening and cleaning the eggs for the 30 dozen egg crates to be picked up by truck in the morning. Mama would fall asleep cleaning eggs and then when she got to bed, she couldn't sleep. Probably worrying about all the things that had to be done tomorrow. The surplus skim milk that we had left, went to the chickens and pigs. We sold baby pigs when they were 6 weeks old for feeder pigs. We used lots of the skim milk for the family too. We had pasture for the cows and calves, and put up hay every season. Had a big garden and canned and stored vegetables and fruits for the winter. We ate good. Lots of milk, cream and eggs and chicken every Sunday. Mama kept a close eye on the hens and butchered the ones that were not producing. When I started school, this was still the swing of things. As daddy could no longer do the work, the number of cows were reduced and the cream selling stopped. We kept the chickens going longer, but think they were gotten rid of when mama had her first nervous breakdown and had to go to the State Mental Hospital at Steilacome. That was in 1937, when I was 7. All three of us girls were shipped to relatives families for living that year. Eloise stayed with Belle and Glenn in Tacoma. They had the family of little boys that they needed help with. Viola went to stay at Docia's (in Tacoma), that was daddy's daughter by a former marriage. I was taken to live with Aunt Jenny and Uncle Bill at Redmond, Washington (near Seattle).
      My mother worked very hard on the farm. As daddy's health failed, mama took more and more work on her shoulder's: however, she always wore a corset, underskirt, stockings, dress and apron. No matter how much dirty work she did, she was a lady and would not don pants. I can remember always wanting to go and do chores with her as a toddler. She got quite impatient with my doddling while going through the rooms of the chicken house. The chickens were separated by rooms and they wanted to keep the proper chickens in the correct rooms. I would get in the way with my wanting to do and be everywhere. I liked to help! I had the job of milking the cat pan (metal pie pan) full for the cats, as we always had lots of cats to catch the mice around the barn. I don't remember when I didn't know how to milk a cow, for I wanted to do and be everywhere. As I recall, Viola and Eloise were more indoors persons and they learned to cook more than I and at a younger age. We were all to take turns with the dishes, but we also all three tried to get to the piano to practice right after dinner and maybe we would get out of dishes. The separator disks were the most annoying part of dishes to do. There were 36 tin disks that had to washed and dried thoroughly, as it was important to keep these very clean and not let them rust. We hung them on a wire hanger that would open like a safety pin that daddy fixed. Then spread the disks out with air around them. My mother was fussy about this task. "A thing worth while doing at all is worth while doing right."


      Evaline
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    Last Modified 14 Sep 2015 

    Father Frederick William Duncombe,   b. 25 Feb 1864, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1953, Summit View, Near Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Julia Mabee,   b. 19 Feb 1867, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1939, In Hospital In Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 14 Dec 1887  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8

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      Frederick Wm Duncombe in the Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928

      Source Citation
      Archives of Ontario; Series: MS932; Reel: 58

      Name:«tab»Frederick Wm Duncombe
      Age:«tab»23
      Birth Date:«tab»abt 1864
      Birth Place:«tab»Dereham
      Marriage Date:«tab»14 Dec 1887
      Marriage County or District:«tab»Oxford
      Father:«tab»William Duncombe
      Mother:«tab»Fanny Duncombe
      Spouse:«tab»Julia Mabee
      Spouse's Age:«tab»20
      Spouse Birth Date:«tab»abt 1867
      Spouse Birth Place:«tab»West Oxford
      Spouse Father:«tab»Simeon Mabee
      Spouse Mother:«tab»Ruth Mabee
    Julia and Fred Cuncombe
    Julia and Fred Cuncombe
    Fred and Julia and family
    Fred and Julia and family
    Duncombe Family:
    Back row: Fred Duncombe, William Duncombe, John Lowes
    Middle row: Lorne Duncombe, Julia Duncombe nee Mabee, John Duncombe
    Front row: Ermal Lowes nee Duncombe, Mable Lowes, May Duncombe
    Three Generations
    Three Generations
    back: May Duncombe
    Middle: July Mabee Frederick Duncombe
    Front: G. Belle Glover, Melton Glover
    Marriage Certificate
    Marriage Certificate
    Marriage Record
    Marriage Record
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Eugene Frederick Glover,   b. 15 Sep 1889, Caradoc Township, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt May 1911  California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • I found a card to Grandma from Eugene Glover post marked 12 May 1911, that was sent to her in Calif. and addressed: "Miss May Duncombe, Beaumont, Calif. The card was post marked in California, but from where it is hard to tell. The name is faded, but ends with SS, that usually means a steam ship. There is no message on the card, but it could be that he was on a ship coming to marry her and he was letting her know he was in California.
      It would appear from the way it was addressed, that grandma wasn't married at the time (1911). The card, and photo on the front, is from Chile. That would make sense if he came by ship around South America.
      If she married shortly after 12 May 1911, that would mean that there was time for Milton to be born in the early part of 1912. That would give her time to have Mom in June of 1913. It would seem that she married the latter part of May or first part of June 1911. That would allow for Milton's birth in April 1912.[Glenn Cook]
    Eugene and May Glover
    Eugene and May Glover
    Grandma Bandy, Melton and Belle
    Grandma Bandy, Melton and Belle
    Grandma Bandy-Melton and Belle
    Grandma Bandy-Melton and Belle
    Three Generations
    Three Generations
    back: May Duncombe
    Middle: July Mabee Frederick Duncombe
    Front: G. Belle Glover, Melton Glover
    Children 
     1. Milton Eugene Glover,   b. 15 Apr 1912, Riverside County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1997  (Age 85 years)
     2. Gertrude Belle Glover,   b. 3 Jun 1913, Beaumont, Riverside County, California, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1998, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Photos
    Three Generations
    Three Generations
    back: May Duncombe
    Middle: July Mabee Frederick Duncombe
    Front: G. Belle Glover, Melton Glover
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet

    Family 2 James Buchanan Bandy,   b. 1859, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1922  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    May and James Bandy
    May and James Bandy
    At their farm in Sumit View, on south hill above Puyallup, Washington
    Jim, Viola, Eloise, and May Bandy
    Jim, Viola, Eloise, and May Bandy
    3561 Gunnison St. Tacoma, WA
    May and Jim Bandy
    May and Jim Bandy
    Wedding Photo
    Bandy--May and Jim about the time of their marriage
    Bandy--May and Jim about the time of their marriage
    Grandma Bandy's Children
    Grandma Bandy's Children
    Evaline Bandy, Viola Bandy, Eloes Bandy,
    Milton Glover, Gertrude Belle Glover
    Jim, Viola, Eloise, and May Bandy
    Jim, Viola, Eloise, and May Bandy
    3561 Gunnison St. Tacoma, WA
    May and Jim Bandy
    May and Jim Bandy
    About the time of their marriage
    Gransma Bandy's Children
    Gransma Bandy's Children
    Evaline Bandy, Viola Bandy, Eloes Bandy,
    Milton Glover, Gertrude Belle Glover
    Cirtificate of Marraiage
    Cirtificate of Marraiage
    Children 
     1. Eloise Lavern Bandy,   b. 26 Oct 1923, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1953  (Age 29 years)
     2. Viola Mae Bandy
     3. Evaline Rose Bandy
    Last Modified 19 May 2015 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Mildred May Bandy and Eloise at farm in Shelton
    Mildred May Bandy and Eloise at farm in Shelton
    On father's farm in Shelton, WA
    Mildred May Duncombe
    Mildred May Duncombe
    Three Generations
    Three Generations
    back: May Duncombe
    Middle: July Mabee Frederick Duncombe
    Front: G. Belle Glover, Melton Glover
    Grandma Bandy-Melton and Belle
    May Duncombe, Milton and Belle Glover
    Three Generations
    Three Generations
    May in back Fred, Julia Duncombe middle row, Belle and Milton Gloveer frount
    May and Jim Bandy
    Wedding photo James and May Bandy
    Wedding Photo

  • Sources 
    1. [S273] Janice Gnekow.

    2. [S1490] Jerry Eakle, Jerry Eakle; 2050 Longley Lane #505; Reno, Nevada 89502, (Jerry Eakle 2050 Longley Lane #505 Reno, Nevada 89502 United States Jerry Eakle 2050 Longley Lane #505 Reno, Nevada 89502 United States).

    3. [S274] Belle Glover.

    4. [S1497] Glenn Cook GedCom, (6 Sep 2006).

    5. [S10] Family records kept by Carrie Haris nee Mabee and/or the books "Colonial Families in America', "Churchill Family in America" 1904 Boston Mass. copied by E. W. Bell; recopied by Carrie Harris.

    6. [S6] Susan Elaine (Sue) Pattullo nee Siegert.

    7. [S9] Marriage certificate I have in my files. Glenn Cook.

    8. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, MARRIAGE NOTICE: INGERSOLL CHRONICLE & CANADIAN DAIRYMAN THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1887, PG: 3, COL: 5 (Reliability: 3).