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Julia Mabee

Julia Mabee[1]

Female 1867 - 1939  (72 years)

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  • Name Julia Mabee  [2
    Born 19 Feb 1867  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Census 1881  Canborough, Haldiman County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Julia Mabee appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of
      William C. M. Birdsall and Sarah Alice Mabee Canborough,
      Haldiman County, Ontario, Canada
    Census 1881  Oxford West, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Julia Mabee appeared on the census of 1881 in the household of
      Walter Bishop Mabee and Lovina Janes Oxford West, Oxford
      County, Ontario, Canada
    Religion 1887  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptist 
    Residence 1887  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    City Directory 1933  Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    616 S 15th 
    • Julia Mabee 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»Julia Mabee
      Gender:«tab»Female
      Residence Year:«tab»1933
      Street address:«tab»616 S 15th
      Residence Place:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, USA
      Occupation:«tab»
      Spouse:«tab»Julia Duncombe
      Publication Title:«tab»Tacoma, Washington, City Directory, 1933
    _FSFTID L44Q-68M 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=L44Q-68M 
    Died 7 Aug 1939  In Hospital In Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Notes 
    • Carrie said that Mabee is French/Penn Dutch. When Grandma Julia Duncombe died, they were living on a farm in Woodland (on South Hill above Puyallup ). She was getting on the church bus to go to church and it rolled ahead, knocking her down. Her hip was broken and she died in the hospital.

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

      Grandma:
      O'K! You asked about my grandmother and mother. It was only Grandma
      Duncombe that I ever knew. She was a pleasingly plump lady probably about
      my height. I remember her as somewhat a grouch or a crab. Belle remembered
      similar. After my mother was divorced from Belle and Milton's father, they
      lived with grandma and grandpa in southern California. My mother worked and
      grandma took care of Milton and Belle. She remembers grandma as bossy and
      cranky. so I guess I must come by it naturally, for I know I am bossy, but
      I didn't think too cranky. I only knew grandma as they came to visit or I
      spent a night with them at their Tacoma house when I was pre-school age. it
      was a big old three story Warehouser Lumber Company House facing the Puget
      Sound on a high hill overlooking the water. I was given the upstairs
      enormous bedroom with just a little furniture in it. There was a doll
      sitting on a child's chair that I remember pleasing me. There was a big
      window overlooking the water. The room was very dark after grandma tucked
      me in and left. There were searchlights that fanned across the window from
      the water front and I didn't know what they were and was terribly
      frightened. Grandma didn't put up with such nonsense. It was really scary
      to me. There were 3 or 4 of those big Wearhouser houses there in a row on
      the hill top. They had enormous yards with down-hill grass slopes and
      terraces going down to the street level. They got one house to live in for
      grandpa being the gardener for all of the places. The gardens were
      beautiful and immaculate as I remember, Grandpa mowed all of that sloping
      lawn with a hand push lawn mower. The shrubbery was pruned to perfection.
      Grandpa was an excellent gardener. I would like to see that house now. As
      I remember it was high ceilings, beautiful woodwork and moldings, Fireplaces
      in all of the rooms, including the bedrooms. There must have been indoor
      plumbing, but I don't remember that. There was a dumb-waiter that you could
      pull wood up from the basement for the fireplaces by a rope. Grandma always
      had a table cloth (white) on the big round oak dining room table and there
      was always a big china pot of somekind that she kept graham cracker in for
      Uncle Lorne and Grandpa. Later, Uncle Lorne bought 20 acres on the hill
      just above Puyallup. Grandpa and Grandma came out there to live with him.
      It was a little tiny old shack of a house, but Grandpa planted climbing
      roses around it and had big rows of blooming pinks on both sides of the path
      leading to the door. It was a beautiful little cottage in a fairy tale book.
      They hand dug a basement under that house. No electricity, nor indoor
      but an outhouse! Uncle Lorne hand dug a well and they pulled the water up by a
      rope. I think mom brought their laundry home to wash for them, maybe they
      had somekind of washer at first. Uncle Lorne caught a ride into Tatoma to
      work. On Sundays there was a Church Bus from the Temple Baptist Church in
      Tacoma that came out to pick them up so they could go to Church. One Sunday
      Morning as Grandma was boarding, the driver got up to help Grandma in and he
      hadn't set the brake or something--The bus moved and Grandma fell and broke
      her hip. She was in her 70's. She was taken to the hospital and they
      operated to repair the hip and she was full of cancer and they closed her
      back up and she died in the hospital 3 weeks later That is the story as I
      remember it being told. I was nine when she died. Grandpa stayed on with
      Uncle Lorne and cooked for him a few more years. Then after my father died
      the following year, Mom brought him out to live with us. So I was about 11
      when grandpa started living with us. My mother was in the State mental
      hospital the following year and Viola and I didn't take well to being bossed
      by grandpa, but he tried! I was 12 and rebellious. That is another story.
      From the time I was 10 and had a bicycle I rode the 3 miles to Uncle Lorne's
      house to bring his laundry home for us to wash, until Uncle Lorne came to
      live with us too. That was before grandpa died.

      I guess Mama is another tale.

      Evaline
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      (Maybee society)
    Person ID I71  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2015 

    Father Simeon J. Mabee,   b. 1 Jan 1838, West Oxford Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1878, Oxford West, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Ruth Rebecca Phillips,   b. 27 Jul 1837, East Oxford, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1877, Oxford West, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1863  Methodist Episcopal Church, Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet

    Family 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) 
    Married 14 Dec 1887  Dereham Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11

    • Have their original marriage license

      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
    Children 
     1. Ermal Laverne Duncombe,   b. 12 Mar 1889, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1919, Moorpark, Ventura County, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     2. Lorne Fredrick Duncombe,   b. 20 Nov 1890, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1968, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Gertrude Belle Duncombe,   b. 24 Aug 1892, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mildred May Duncombe,   b. 24 Aug 1892, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1962, In Hospital In Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Wilamena (Winnie) Georgina Duncombe,   b. 11 Jul 1894, Salford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894, Salford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William George Duncombe,   b. 11 Jul 1894, Salford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1968, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. John Mc Kinley Duncombe,   b. 8 Sep 1899, Deckerville, Sanilac County, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1955, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Jilia Mabee
    Jilia Mabee

  • Sources 
    1. [S273] Janice Gnekow.

    2. [S1248] Royal A Mabee's notebook, Royal A. Mabee Royal's information was principally based on interviews with descendants. There is a significant chance for error in his dates for early generations The original of Royal's notebook is at the New York Genealogical and Biographical Soc.

    3. [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.

    4. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller.

    5. [S1271] Steve Mabie's Canadian census, Steve Mabie, 1881 CENSUS;CANBOROUGH, MONCK, ONTARIO, CANADA; SOURCE: FHL FILM 1375890 NAC C-13254 DIST 144 SUBDIST F DIV 1 PAGE 18 FAMILY 99 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1271] Steve Mabie's Canadian census, Steve Mabie, 1881 CENSUS; OXFORD WEST, OXFORD SOUTH, ONTARIO, CANADA; SOURCE: FHL FILM 1375903 NAC C-13267 DIST 165 SUBDIST G DIV 2 PAGE 15 FAMILY 76 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S275] Schedule B - Marriages; County of Oxfird, Division of Dereham.

    8. [S263] Personal Knowledge.

    9. [S1268] Steve Mabie, Chronology of Ontario Canada, ONTARIO MARRIAGES 1858 - 1869 (Reliability: 3).

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

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