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1870 US Federal Census

Katherine (Kittie) E CloseAge: 70 years18651935

Name
Katherine (Kittie) E Close
Birth March 9, 1865
Marriage of a parentWilliam Gilbert CloseMary McDermottView this family
about 1866 (Age 9 months)
Note: Estimate. Not entirely sure about this but we have 2 children who named Mary McDermott as their mother when they married.
Census 1870 US Fed 1870 (Age 4 years)
Note: Living with mother and family at Albion, New York.
Death of a half-sisterMary Close
August 2, 1871 (Age 6 years)
Note:

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995

Name: Mary Close Birth Date: abt 1871 Birth Place: Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan Death Date: 2 Aug 1871 Death Place: Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan Death Age: 0 Gender: Female Father Name: William Close Mother Name: Mary Close

Death of a half-sisterKatie Close
November 19, 1872 (Age 7 years)
Note:

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995

Name: Katie Close Birth Date: abt 1872 Birth Place: Michigan Death Date: 19 Nov 1872 Death Place: Saginaw City, Saginaw, Michigan Death Age: 0 Marital Status: Single Gender: Female Father Name: Wm Close Mother Name: Mary Close

Marriage of a parentWilliam Gilbert CloseMary L NolanView this family
about 1874 (Age 8 years)
Note: Estimate. Not entirely sure about this but we have a number children who have Mary Nolan recorded as their mother when they were born.
Census 1875 US NY 1875 (Age 9 years)
Note: Living with mother and family at Albion, New York.
Death of a half-brotherHobley Close
August 31, 1876 (Age 11 years)
Burial of a half-brotherHobley Close
September 1, 1876 (Age 11 years)
Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139177249
Census 1880 US Fed 1880 (Age 14 years)
Note: Living with mother at Albion, New York.
Death of a motherMary B McGraw
February 10, 1885 (Age 19 years)
Burial of a motherMary B McGraw
after February 10, 1885 (Age 19 years)
Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62276102
Death of a half-brotherRobert S Chester Close
November 5, 1886 (Age 21 years)
Burial of a half-brotherRobert S Chester Close
after November 5, 1886 (Age 21 years)
Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=139177165
Death of a half-brotherInfant Close
about April 7, 1891 (Age 26 years)
Note: Estimate
Burial of a half-brotherInfant Close
April 9, 1891 (Age 26 years)
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MarriageGeorge D FosterView this family
about 1894 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Gilbert Close
June 14, 1894 (Age 29 years)
Note:

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995

Name: Wm. G. Close Birth Date: abt 1820 Birth Place: Conn. Death Date: 14 Jun 1894 Death Place: Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan Death Age: 74 Occupation: Harness Mker Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Male Father Name: Close

Birth of a daughter
#1
Hazel B Foster
about September 1896 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Warren Giles Leslie Foster
about December 1897 (Age 32 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Howard Close
August 14, 1899 (Age 34 years)
Note:

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995

Name: William H. Close Birth Date: abt 1852 Birth Place: New York Death Date: 14 Aug 1899 Death Place: MT. Clemens, Macomb Co., Michigan Death Age: 47 Occupation: Merchant Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Male Father Name: William Close Father Birth Place: Residence: MT. Clemens, Michigan Mother Birth Place: Residence: MT. Clemens, Michigan

Burial of a brotherWilliam Howard Close
after August 14, 1899 (Age 34 years)
Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=82319156
Census 1900 US Fed 1900 (Age 34 years)
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Living with husband George and family at Chicago, Illinois.

Note that none of her personal details match here but seem to catch up later.

Census 1910 US Fed 1910 (Age 44 years)
Note:

Living with family at Chicago, Illinois. Dress Maker.

Recorded as still married but no sign of husband George. An occupation of Dress Maker is never a good sign.

Death of a half-brotherGeorge M Close
December 29, 1918 (Age 53 years)
Note:

Cause of death: Heart disease.

Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1920

Name: George Close Birth Year: 1886 Death Date: 27 Dec 1918 Death Place: Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, USA Age: 32 Father's name: W G Close

Burial of a half-brotherGeorge M Close
after December 29, 1918 (Age 53 years)
Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67248206
Census 1920 US Fed 1920 (Age 54 years)
Note: Living with family at Chicago, Illinois. Dress Maker.
Census 1930 US Fed 1930 (Age 64 years)
Note: Living with son Warren at Chicago, Illinois.
Death of a half-sisterMinnie R Close
September 9, 1935 (Age 70 years)
Death October 26, 1935 (Age 70 years)
Note:

Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988

Name: Kittie E Foster Death Date: 26 Oct 1935 Death Location: Cook County, IL File Number: 6028681 Archive collection name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Deaths) Archive repository location: Chicago, IL Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk

Burial after October 26, 1935
Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67275204
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1850Orleans County, New York, America
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
1855 US NY State CensusLibby Close
Birth: about 1853Orleans County, New York, America
Death: May 7, 1859Orleans County, New York, America
12 years
herself
Father’s family with Mary McDermott - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1866Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
2 years
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
1900 US Federal CensusMinnie R Close
Birth: about February 1870Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: September 9, 1935Hart, Oceana County, Michigan, America
16 months
half-sister
Mary Close
Birth: May 26, 1871Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: August 2, 1871Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
17 months
half-sister
Katie Close
Birth: about October 1872Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: November 19, 1872Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Father’s family with Mary L Nolan - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1874Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
3 years
half-brother
Hobley Close
Birth: about August 31, 1876Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: August 31, 1876Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
3 years
half-brother
1880 US Federal CensusRobert S Chester Close
Birth: December 15, 1879Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: November 5, 1886Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
22 months
half-sister
2 years
half-brother
2 years
half-brother
1900 US Federal CensusGeorge M Close
Birth: December 23, 1885Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: December 29, 1918Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
5 years
half-brother
Infant Close
Birth: about April 7, 1891Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: about April 7, 1891Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Father’s family with Julia Ann Noble - View this family
father
step-mother
Julia Ann Noble
Birth: February 26, 1830Henrietta, Monroe County, New York, America
Death: August 22, 1849Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
Marriage: December 25, 1846Orleans County, New York, America
Family with George D Foster - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1894America
3 years
daughter
16 months
daughter

Census 1870 US Fed

Living with mother and family at Albion, New York.

Census 1875 US NY

Living with mother and family at Albion, New York.

Census 1880 US Fed

Living with mother at Albion, New York.

Census 1900 US Fed

Living with husband George and family at Chicago, Illinois.

Note that none of her personal details match here but seem to catch up later.

Census 1910 US Fed

Living with family at Chicago, Illinois. Dress Maker.

Recorded as still married but no sign of husband George. An occupation of Dress Maker is never a good sign.

Census 1920 US Fed

Living with family at Chicago, Illinois. Dress Maker.

Census 1930 US Fed

Living with son Warren at Chicago, Illinois.

Death

Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988

Name: Kittie E Foster Death Date: 26 Oct 1935 Death Location: Cook County, IL File Number: 6028681 Archive collection name: Cook County Genealogy Records (Deaths) Archive repository location: Chicago, IL Archive repository name: Cook County Clerk

Burial

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=67275204

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