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Helen Hammond Coe

Female abt 1815 - abt 1878  (~ 63 years)



  • Name Helen Hammond Coe  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • surname spelled Cow in Edinburgh marriage register
    Birth abt 1815  Dereham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4, 5
    • dau of Charles Coe, manufacturer in Norwich [2]
    Baptism 16 Nov 1815  St Nicholas, Dereham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • parents Charles Robinson Coe and Mary Ann Dade
    Residence Dec 1841  Taverham Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Marriage 14 Dec 1841  Old Church, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Alexander Ross,   b. abt 1813, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1900, 20 Kingswood Rd, Clapham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Mar 1851  36 Walcot Square, Lambeth Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence Apr 1861  54 Walcot Square, Lambeth. Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence Apr 1871  5 Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Death abt May 1878  Lambeth Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    Notes 
    • not found in Norfolk in 1841 census [Helen / Norfolk / Dereham / 1816 etc]
    • her father Charles Robinson Coe: effects were assigned in 1830 for the benefit of his creditors. [Norfolk Record Office]
    Person ID I3147  Tatham | Morris branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2014 

    Family Alexander Ross,   b. abt 1813, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1900, 20 Kingswood Rd, Clapham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Marriage 14 Dec 1841  Old Church, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • separate church within St Giles' Cathedral
    Notes 
    • also res Mar 1851: his father John, wid, gardener, 68 b Scotland; son William, 8 b Westminster; son Hugh, 6 b Pimlico; dau Helen, 3 b Westminster; son Alexander, 1 b Lambeth; visitor Morey Sendall, civil engineer, 29 b Norfolk (Mattishall).
    • also res Apr 1861: son Alexander, 11 b Lambeth; son Charles, 2 b Lambeth.
    • also res Apr 1871: dau Helen, 23 b St Martins; son Charles, 12 b St Mary, slightly blind
    • son William Ross, birth reg Westminster 1Q1843; marriage reg Lambeth 4Q1868 to Elizabeth Osborne Harnett (1842-1910); emigrated to USA Sep 1870; resid St Louis, MO; well-known sculptor (incl statue of Urania, formerly on St Louis Mutual Life Insurance Building, acquired in 2011 by Building Arts Foundation, Sauget, IL); died in his mid-30s; widow married his brother Alexander. [JS]
    • son Hugh Ross, b Pimlico 03 Mar 1845; extracts from biographical note of 1903:
      Career [summary]: emigrated to Canada abt 1859 aged 14; at high school Hamilton, ON; moved to USA 1863; studied medicine at Hahnemann College, Chicago, from 1874; at Chicago Homeopathic College from 1875; MD degree 1880; listed Jun 1880 as physician at Gibson, IL, resid with 1st wife Mary [O. McGillivray], age 20 b VA; homesteader at Huron, SD, 1881-1888; in practice at Tacoma, WA, 1888-1895; divorce suit filed by Mary at Seattle, Dec 1894; moved to California 1895; served as naval surgeon from 1898 during & after Spanish-American War; practised medicine in Manila; married Rita Gabaretta in 1900; 1 child as of 1903; then practising & resid Paso Robles, CA.
      Family [verbatim, incl suspected inaccuracies]: A native of London, England, Dr. Ross was born March 3, 1845, a son of Alexander and Mary [née Coe] Ross, natives respectively of Edinburgh, Scotland, and England. The paternal grandfather was born in Scotland, and during his entire active life was superintendent gardener for the Duke of Arthol [Atholl/Athole]. Alexander Ross was receiver for London Gas, Light and Coke Company, and in return for years of faithful service was pensioned by the company up to the time of his death at the age of eighty-six years. His wife, whose father was born in Wales, and became a farmer in England, lived to be over ninety years of age. [final sentence not yet reconciled with any known sources]
      [James Miller Guinn, History of the State of California; Chicago: Chapman Publishing Co., 1903; pp. 545-6].
    • son Alexander Ross, birth reg Lambeth 4Q1849; marr Elizabeth Osborne Harnett, widow of his brother William; manager with Laclede Gas Light Company, St Louis, MO; after Elizabeth's death moved to Los Angeles & was general manager for gas operation in City of Vernon; moved to Mexico City, general manager of Mexican National Gas Co in 1910. [8]
    Children 
    +1. Louisa Hammond Ross,   b. abt May 1856, Lambeth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1930, Holly Brake, Tilmore, Petersfield Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Documents
    Alexander Ross & Helen Coe
    Alexander Ross & Helen Coe
    Marriage register
    Last Modified 01 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F0834  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1815 - Dereham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 16 Nov 1815 - St Nicholas, Dereham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dec 1841 - Taverham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 14 Dec 1841 - Old Church, Edinburgh Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 14 Dec 1841 - Old Church, Edinburgh Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - 36 Walcot Square, Lambeth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - 54 Walcot Square, Lambeth. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - 5 Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - abt May 1878 - Lambeth Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Nicholas, East Dereham (IGI), 16 Nov 1815.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, Edinburgh Old Church, 14 Dec 1841.
      OPR marriages 685/01670 0038 Edinburgh

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 36 b E Dereham

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 45 b Norfolk

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 55 b Dereham

    6. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Lambeth, 2Q1878.
      Helen Hammond Ross age 62

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      husband widowed

    8. [S03] Family Members, JS.