Sunday, January 13, 2008

Amelia Elizabeth Place (Rands)

When lived

How related to Kieran
Great-great-great-aunt (sister of Delcina Place)

Levi and Polly (Moorhouse) Place

Aug. 3, 1847, in Farmington Center, Tioga County, Pa.


g Married John Rands (b. May 30, 1835; d. June 3, 1925) on Sept. 17, 1865, in Frankfort Township, Pepin County, Wis.; Amelia is John’s second wife

g Polly D. Rands (b. June 26, 1866, in Waterville Township, Pepin County; d. April 6, 1867, in Waterville Township)
g Dora Theresa Rands (b. July 14, 1868, in Waterville Township; d. March 3, 1941, in Plum City, Wis.)
g Charles Asa Rands (b. March 3, 1870, in Waterville Township; d. Feb. 4, 1937, in Durand, Wis.)
g Asa Leroy Rands (b. July 18, 1872, in Waterville Township; d. April 28, 1955, in Chetek, Wis.)
g Oscar Rands (b. April 4, 1874, in Waterville Township; d. Feb. 10, 1875, in Waterville Township; bur. in Round Hill Cemetery, Pepin Co., Wis.)
g George Rands (b. Aug. 10, 1876, in Waterville Township; d. June 19, 1926, in Milwaukee, Wis.; bur. in Round Hill Cemetery)
g Ansel L. Rands (b. Jan 26, 1889, in Waterville Township; d. Sept. 24, 1935, in a car accident in Minnesota; bur. in Round Hill Cemetery, Pepin Co.)
g Eli Rands (b. May 6, 1882, in Waterville Township; d. May 12, 1949, in Waterville Township)
g Effie Lee Rands (b. Jan 27, 1893, in Waterville Township; d. Oct 21, 1957, in St Paul, Minn.)

Interesting facts
g The 1850 and the 1860 censuses lists her residence as Houston, Clearfield, Pennsylvania
g Her name is given as "Amelia A." in the 1850 census
g Sometime between the 1860 census and Sept. 17, 1865, she moved to Wisconsin
g The 1870 census lists her as Elizabeth, residing in Waterville Township, Pepin County, Wis.
g The 1880 census lists her as residing in Chippenwa Co., Wis., Big Bend Dist 37. It notes that her father was born in Pennsylvania, her mother in New York, and that Amelia is the mother of 9 children, 7 of which are living
 g The 1990 census lists her residence as Big Bend, Chippewa, Wis.

Jan. 7, 1935, at age 87, in Durand; buried in Round Hill Cemetery, Pepin County; gravestone is marked as "Rands, Mother"

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