Family of Cora May Monroe (47593) & Edward James Joyce (47673)

Dec 3rd, 1942 | By | Category: Joyce Biographies

From Pane-Joyce Genealogy
Family of Cora May Monroe (47593) & Edward James Joyce (47673)
48602. Harold Edward Joyce. Born on 18 Nov 1889 in Michigan. Harold Edward died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, on 5 Apr 1920; he was 30. Buried in St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Grand Rapids. Occupation: Mechanic.

Grand Rapids City Directory 1910
Aleen Joyce, bds 18 Ney.
Bridget (wid Austin) Joyce, bds 18 Ney.
Edward J. Joyce, mach hd Berkey Furn Co, h 18 Ney
Harold E. Joyce, candymkr, bds 18 Ney.
Madeline Joyce, bkpr, bds 18 Ney.

Kent County Marriage Records list Harold and Wilhelmina’s marriage. Both were 22 and were born in and reside in Grand Rapids. He is a shoemaker and she a saleslady. His parents are Edward Joyce and Cora Monroe and hers John Hamelink and Dena Twiest. John C. Loucks, J. P. married them in Grand Rapids. Witnesses were Madlyn Joyce and Harvey Stafford, both of Grand Rapids.

A reception for the wedding (which was held Monday, July 1, 1912 at high noon, was held on Tuesday, July 2, 1912 at eight o’clock at 1467 Kalamazoo Avenue in Grand Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Joyce hosted the reception. (Marriage annoucement)

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Registered at Grand Rapids, MI. 5 Jun
Harold Edward Joyce. 316 Lafayette SE, Grand Rapids
Age 27. b. 3 Nov 1889
Occupation: auto mech driver, C. N. Millis Trans. Co., Grand Rapds
Claim exemption to support wife and child
Short, medium build, blue eyes, auburn

1920 Federal Census. 1-WD Grand Rapids ward 1, Kent Co., MI
Series: T625 Roll: 776 Page: 243.
Precinct 3. 5 Jan 1920. SD5, ED19.
831 Alpine Ave., dwelling 31, family 35.
Harold Joyce, head, age 30, b. MI, parents b. MI, working as [?] in a factory
Minnie Joyce, wife, age 29, b. MI, parents b. Netherlands
Loraine C. Joyce, daughter, age 3 11/12, b. MI
Robert G. Joyce, son, age 2 1/12, b. MI

Obituary Grand Rapids Press April 6, 1920 – Harold E. Joyce, aged 30 years, died Monday night at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Joyce, 201 Lagrave Ave., S.E. He is survived by the widow and two children, the parents and six sisters. Funeral services will be held at St. Andrews cathedral Thursday, 9 o’clock high mass. Burial in old St. Andrews cemetary.

Record number 658 book 11 page 24 Kent County Death Records states that Harold died of mitral insufficiency in Grand Rapids on 5 April 1920. He was 30y 5m 2d old. He was married and a mechanic. His parents were Edward Joyce and Carrie Monroe, both of whom were born in Michigan.

On 1 Jul 1912 when Harold Edward was 22, he married Wilhelmina Cornelia Hamelink (48802) , daughter of John J. Hamelink (47798) (23 Aug 1867-29 Nov 1925) & Roberdena Twiest (48146) (21 Feb 1869-9 Dec 1956), in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. Born on 21 May 1890 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. Wilhelmina Cornelia died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, on 9 May 1986; she was 95. At Springbrook Manor. Buried on 12 May 1986 in Washington Park Memorial Gardens, Grand Rapids.

Wilhelmina Cornelia (Hamelink) (Joyce) DeSmit, known as Minnie.

Social Security Death Index
Minnie DeSmit, b. 21 May 1890, d. May 1986, last residence 49509 Grand Rapids MI, issued MI 1976

Obituary, Sunday, May 11, 1986 Grand Rapids Press

Desmit — Wilhelmina (Minnie Hamilink) DeSmit, aged 95, passed away Friday, May 9, 1986, at Springbrook Manor. She is survived by her children, Robert and Hope Joyce, and Lorraine Joyce Tubbs, all of Grand Rapids; three grandchildren, Carol Burgess Leys of Kentwood, Roberta Joyce Schirado of Rockford, David E. Joyce of Worchester, MA; five great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; her sisters-in-law, Isabelle Hamilink, Aileen Joyce Hills, Eleanore Joyce Potchen, and Helen Joyce Zant, all of Grand Rapids.
Mrs. DeSmit was preceded in death by her husbands Harold Edward Joyce in 1920 and Cornelius J. DeSmit in 1962. Funeral services will be held Monday morning a 11 a.m. at the Van’t Hof Chapel, with Rev. Bruce Bode of Fountain Street Church officiating. Interment in Washington Park Memorial Gardens. Friends may meet the family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Van’t Hof Chapel
851 Leonard St. NW
Heretage Funeral Service

Their children include:

49244 i. Lorraine Carol Joyce (2 Jan 1916-31 Jul 1989)
49245 ii. Robert Gene Joyce (17 Dec 1917-18 Aug 1991)


48603. Madlyn Joyce. Born in Jan 1892 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI. Madlyn died on 18 Jul 1925. Buried in St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Grand Rapids.

Grand Rapids City Directory 1910
Aleen Joyce, bds 18 Ney.
Bridget (wid Austin) Joyce, bds 18 Ney.
Edward J. Joyce, mach hd Berkey Furn Co, h 18 Ney
Harold E. Joyce, candymkr, bds 18 Ney.
Madeline Joyce, bkpr, bds 18 Ney.

Kent County Marriage Licenses indicate Madlyn Joyce married William B. Sullivan Jr., on 27 October 1921 in Grand Rapids, MI. Both are 29, he was born in St. Louis, MO and she in Grand Rapids. He is an electrician and she a stenographer. Her parents are Edward J. Joyce and Cora M. Monroe, his are William B. Sullivan Sr. and Elizabeth Maney. Witnesses are Frederick Halch and Eleanor Joyce. D. E. Malone, pastor, performed the ceremony.

On 27 Oct 1921 Madlyn married William B. Sullivan, son of William B. Sullivan (Feb 1860-) & Elizabeth Maney (Apr 1863-), in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI. Born on 2 Dec 1893 in St. Louis, MO. William B. died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, on 7 Jan 1969; he was 75. Buried on 10 Jan 1969 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids.

William first married Madlyn Joyce, second Elizabeth Joyce (no relation to Madlyn, daughter of Edward Bernard & Katherine (Lane) Joyce).

1900 Federal Census. St. Louis ward 25, St. Louis Co., Missouri
Roll: 899 Page :1A ED: 370
7312 Canterbury Avenue.
William B. Sullivan, head, b. Feb 1860, age 40, b. MO, father b. England, mother b. MO, carpenter contractor
Elizabeth Sullivan, wife, b. Apr 1863, age 37, b. IL, father b. Ireland, mother b. MI
John J. Sullivan, b. Mar 1892, age 8, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL, at school
William B. Sullivan, b. Dec 1893, age 6, b. ditto, at school
Arthur L. Sullivan, b. Sep 1895, age 4, b. ditto

1910 Federal Census. Maplewood ward 2, St. Louis Co., Missouri
Roll: 810 Page: 18B
3725 Flora Ave.
William B. Sullivan, head, 51, b. MO, father b. England, mother b. MO, real estate, own office
Lizzie Sullivan, wife, 48, b. IL, father b. IL, mother b. MI
John J. Sullivan, son, 18, b. MO, father b. MO, mother b. IL
William B. Sullivan, son, 16, b. ditto
Arthur L. Sullivan, son, 14, b. ditto

1930 Federal Census. Grand Rapids ward 2, Kent County, Michigan
Roll: 1000 Page: 5A ED: 31
239 Elmwood Street
William B. Sullivan, head, 36, b. Missouri, father b. Iowa, mother b. Missouri, electrician, retail electrical repair
Elizabeth Sullivan, wife, 26, b. MI, father b. Wisconsin, mother b. MI
Edward W. Sullivan, son, 2, b. MI, father b. Missouri, mother b. MI

Social Security Death Index
William Sulivan. b. 2 Dec 1893, d. Jan 1969. Last residence 49506, Grand Rapids, MI. Issued MI bef 1951

Grand Rapids City Cemeteries
Name: William B. Sullivan
WOODLAWN CEMETERY
BLOCK F
Lot :86
Space :4
Age: 075Place of death:
Date of death: 01/07/1969
Spouse name: Elizabeth Sullivan
Funeral director: Gerst Jr., Mr. David
Service date: 01/10/1969

48604. Adeline Edith Joyce. Born on 14 Mar 1894 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI. Adeline Edith died in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI, on 23 Jun 1986; she was 92. Buried on 25 Jun 1986 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids.

Adeline Edith Joyce, known as Aileen.

Grand Rapids City Directory 1910

Aleen Joyce, bds 18 Ney.
Bridget (wid Austin) Joyce, bds 18 Ney.
Edward J. Joyce, mach hd Berkey Furn Co, h 18 Ney
Harold E. Joyce, candymkr, bds 18 Ney.
Madeline Joyce, bkpr, bds 18 Ney.

Kent County marriage records indicate John and Aline were married 12 March 1918. He resided in Lansing and she in Grand Rapids. He is 31and she 22. He is a timekeeper, born in Bryantsville, Kentucky, and she is a hair dresser born in Grand Rapids. Her parents are Edward Joyce and Cora Monroe, his are James H. Hill and Nanie D. E. Malone, Pastor marries them in Grand Rapids. Witnesses are Harold E. Joyce and Madlyn Joyce.

Social Security Death Index
Aileen Hills, b. 14 Mar 1894, d. Jun 1986, last residence 49506 Grand Rapids, MI. Issued MI before 1951.

Grand Rapids City Cemeteries590
Name: Aileen Hills
WOODLAWN CEMETERY
BLOCK B
Lot :202_B
Space :3
Date of death: 06/23/1986
Funeral director: Stegenga, Mr. Kurt
Service date: 06/25/1986

On 12 Mar 1918 when Adeline Edith was 23, she married John Bryant Hills, son of James H. Hills (Jul 1856-) & Nannie C. Malone (Sep 1858-), in Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI. Born on 1 May 1885 in Bryantsville, Kentucky. John Bryant died in Jul 1966 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. They were divorced.

1900 Federal Census. East Bryantsville, Garrard Co., Kentucky
Roll: 522 Page: 5B ED: 19
James H. Hills, head, b. Jul 1856, age 43, farmer
Nannie C. Hills, wife, b. Sep 1858, age 41, two children, both living
James C. Hills, son, b. Dec 1880, age 19, clerk, grocery store
John B. Hills, b. May 1885, age 15, at school
They were born in Kentucky as were their parents.

1910 Federal Census. Roswell ward 3, Chaves Co., New Mexico
Roll: 913 Page: 12B ED: 23
111 S. Missouri St.
James H. Hills, head, 50, first m. age 28, keeper, furniture store
Nannie Hills, wife, 50, first m. age 28, 2 children, both living
John B. Hills, son, 22, salesman, furniture co.
They were born in Kentucky as were their parents.

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Registered at Grand Rapids, MI. 12 Sep 1918
John Bryant Hills. 1007 S. Ionia Ave., Grand Rapids
Age 32. b. 1 May 1886
Occupation: assembling musical instrument, J. W. York & Sons, Grand Rapids
Nearest relative: Aileen Edith Hills (wife), 1007 S. Ionia Ave., Grand Rapids
Tall, slender, blue eyes, red hair

1920 Federal Census. Grand Rapids ward 1, Kent Co., Michigan

Roll: 777 Page: 13B ED: 29
291 Bridge Street
John Hills, lodger, 33, b. KY, parents b. KY, stock keeper, seating co.

Social Security Death Index
John Hills, b. 1 May 1885, d. Jul 1966, last residence 49506 Grand Rapids MI. Issued CA before 1951

Their children include:

49246 i. Barbara Jane Hills (19 Apr 1918-6 Feb 2011)
49247 ii. Mary Elizabeth Hills (28 Jun 1920-28 Dec 2005)


48605. Beulah Marie Joyce. Born on 6 Sep 1897 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. Beulah Marie died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, on 4 Sep 1985; she was 87. Buried on 7 Sep 1985 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids. Religion: Catholic.

Michigan Marriages
Return of Marriages in the County of Kent
14 Aug 1920 at Grand Rapids. D.E. Malone, pastor. Witnesses Masten A. Ryerson & Eleanore Joyce, both of Grand Rapids
Leonard F. Howe, 31, of Grand Rapids, b. Ionia, MI, salesman, son of Edwin J. Howe & Sarah L. Gleason
Mary B. Joyce, 22, of Grand Rapids, b. Grand Rapids, stenographer, daughter of Edwin J. Joyce & Cora M. Monroe

In 1939, Beulah organized the Altar Society at the St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 1449 Wil o Park Drive, Grand Rapids.
“The Thirties”, Rita O’Neill-Wiseman
http://sthomasapostle.catholicweb.com/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=4729&From=Home

Social Security Death Index
Beulah Howe, b. 6 Sep 1897, d. Sep 1985, last residence 49503 Grand Rapids MI, issued MI 1956-1958

Grand Rapids City Cemeteries590
Name: Beulah M. Howe
BLOCK B
Lot :202_B
Space :7
Date of death: 09/04/1985
Funeral director: Gerst Jr., Mr. David
Service date: 09/07/1985

On 14 Aug 1920 when Beulah Marie was 22, she married Leonard Frederick Howe, son of Edwin J. Howe (ca 1857-6 May 1891) & Sarah L. Gleason (Oct 1858-Dec 1939), in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. Born in Mar 1889 in Ionia County, MI. Leonard Frederick died on 23 Jan 1947 in Philadelphia, PA. Buried on 28 Jan 1947 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids. Religion: Catholic.

1900 Federal Census. Otisco Township, Ionia County, Michigan
Roll 717, page 15B
Washington Street, Belding City
Sarah L. Howe, head, b. Oct 1858, 41, widow, m. 21 years, 2 children, both living, b. NY, parents b. NY, school teacher
Ethel June Howe, daughter, b. May 1880, 20, single, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. NY, school teacher
Leonard F. Howe, son, b. Mar 1889, 11, b. ditto, at school

1910 Federal Census. Detroit Ward 14, Wayne County, Michigan
Roll T624_686, page 10A
892 Porter Street
James H. Powers, head, 55, m. 36 years, b. Canada, father b. PA, mother b. NY, imm. 1861, gilder, decorator
Sarah E. Powers, wife, 51, m. 36 years, 2 children, none living, b. Ireland, parents b. Ireland, imm. 1864
Ben F. Marty, lodger, 24, single, b. OH, parents b. Switzerland, machinist, auto company
Leonard F. Howe, lodger, 21, single, b. MI, father b. MI, mother b. NY, stenographer, chemical worlks

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Registered at Detroit, MI. 5 Jun 1917.
Leonard Frederick Howe. 892 Porter St., Detroit
Age 28. b. 7 Mar 1889
Occupation: saleman, [can’t read company]
Single
Medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair
Written note: send all mail to Michigan Lithography, Grand Rapids

In the 1925 Ferris College (now Ferris State University) catalog, there is a listing of where some graduates are working. Leonard F. How is listed as a travelling salesman for the Michigan Lithographing Company.
http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/Admision/registrar/History%20Catalogs(PDF)/catalogs/1925/Pages%20101-166%20from%201925.pdf

Excerpt from the Belding Banner-News October 19, 1939
“Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Hopwood spent Sunday in Grand Rapids with her son, Leonard F. Howe and family.”
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/MI-IONIA-BELDING/2005-06/1119230828

Polk’s City Directory for Grand Rapids, 1936, also 1941, lists Leonard F. Hall at 111 Carlton Av SE.

1940 Federal Census. Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
Roll 1900, page 1B
111 Carlton Street
Leonard F. Howe, head, 51, 2 years college, salesman, salesman of office in factory
Beulah M. Howe, wife, 42, 4 years HS
Edward J. Howe, son, 16, 2 years HS
David L. Howe, son, 13, 8th grade
Elizabeth Howe, daughter, 19, 1 year college, music teacher, private
Daniel L. Howe, son, 11, 6th grade
Theodore J. Howe, son, 9, 4th grade
James P. Howe, son, 7, 2nd grade
Helen B. Hoew, daughter, 5
Kathleen L. Howe, daughter, 2
All were born in Michigan, and living in Grand Rapids five years before.

Grand Rapids City Cemeteries590
Name: Leonard F. Howe
Location: Grand Rapids City Cemeteries
WOODLAWN CEMETERY
BLOCK B
Lot :202_B
Space :8
Place of death: PA
Date of death: 01/23/1947
Funeral director: Hollebeek, Mr. Martin I
Service date: 01/28/1947

Their children include:

49248 i. Elizabeth J. Howe (19 Jul 1921-1 Sep 1978)
49249 ii. Edward Joyce Howe (21 Dec 1923-26 Jul 1955)
49250 iii. Daniel Louis Howe (27 Aug 1927-28 Jan 2003)
49251 iv. Theodore J. Howe (3 Aug 1929-12 Nov 1963)
49252 v. J. P. Howe (Private)
49253 vi. H. B. Howe (Private)
49254 vii. John Thomas Howe (Died young) (1936-20 Feb 1939)
49255 viii. K. L. Howe (Private)
49256 ix. David L. Howe (25 Jun 1938-21 Nov 1986)
49257 x. Judith Howe (Died soon) (1941-1941)


48606. Eleanore Lorraine Joyce. Born on 23 Dec 1899 in Cripple Creek, CO. Eleanore Lorraine was baptized in Cripple Creek, CO, in 1900. Eleanore Lorraine died in East Lansing, MI, on 17 Jul 1996; she was 96. Buried on 20 Jul 1996 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids. Occupation: teacher. Education: Western Michigan Normal College.

Eleanor’s baptism is recorded in Cripple Creek, Colorado. “Joyce, Eleanor Lorraine, born Dec. 23, 1900 to Edward Joyce and Cora Monroe; Sp. John Carrollton, Ellen M. Reep; entered between Aug. 7 and Dec. 12, 1900.” Cripple Creek – Victor Mining District Catholic Baptisms, Miralyn, S. Keske, Keske Publishing company, Victor, Colorado, 1989.

1920 Federal Census. Alpine Twp., Kent County, Michigan
Roll 776, page 2A
Watson L. Coffee, head, 43, b. MI, parents b. MI, farmer, general farmer
Bertha Coffee, wife, 44, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. NY
Elenore Joyce, boarder, 20, single, b. CO, parents b. MI, teacher, public school
Gernie McDougal, boarder, 19, single, b. MI, parents b. MI, teacher, public school

Social Security Death Index
Eleanore J. Potchen, b. 23 Dec 1899, d. 17 Jul 1996 Okemos Mi

Obituary for Eleanore Potchen 19 Jul 1996 in the Grand Rapids Press.

Grand Rapids City Cemeteries590
Name: Eleanor L. (Eleanore) Potchen
WOODLAWN CEMETERY
BLOCK B
Lot :202_A
Space :7
Place of death: East Lansing MI
Date of death: 07/17/1996
Funeral director: Oloe, Mr. Ron
Service date: 07/20/1996

Eleanore Lorraine married Joseph Anton Potchen, son of Anton Jozef Potchen (17 Mar 1877-) & Theresa [Potchen] (29 Dec 1882-). Born on 22 Feb 1903 in New St Fran, Romania. Joseph Anton died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, on 10 Jan 1984; he was 80. Buried on 11 Jan 1984 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids.

Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1943
Arrival Date: 12 Feb 1921. Ship: Mount Clay. Port of Departure: Hamburg, Germany. Port of Arrival: Boston, Massachusetts
Anton Potschen, age 48 years 10 months, mechanic, Romanian, b. New St Fran, Romania
Theresia Potschen, age 38 years 2 months, housewife
Josef Potschen, age 17 years 11 months student
The family reads and writes German. They are Romanian, the last permanent residence being Hermannsti.
The nearest relative in the home country is Anton’s father, Anton Potschen, at Neu St. Jran. Final destination is Chicago, Illinois.

Soundex Index to Naturalization Petitions for the United States District and Circuit Courts
Joseph Anton Pitchen, 1216 Wellington Ave., Chicago, IL.
Certificate no. P 29180 CN 2504018, U.S.Distr.Chgo.
Born Austria-Roumania, 22 Feb 1903
Arrived 12 Feb 1921 at Boston
Date of Naturalization 12 Apr 1927

1930 Federal Census. Chicago ward 45, Cook County, Illinois
Roll: 487 Page: 8A ED: 1676
1448 Otto Street.
Anton Pochen, head, 52, b. Romainia, parents b. Romania, assembler, [some kind of] machine co.
Theresa Pochen, wife, 47, b. Romania, parents b. Austria
Joseph Anton Pochen, son, 26, b Austria, parents b. Romania, traveling engineer, factory
The family spoke German before coming to the United States. They immigrated in 1921.

1940 Federal Census. Walker Township, Kent County, Michigan
Roll 1776, page 3B
1145 Edison Avenue
Joseph A. Potchen, head, 37, 5 years college, b. Austria, engineer, plywood
Elenor L. Potchen, wife, 40, 3 years college, b. Colorado
Joseph E. Potchen, son, 8, 2nd grade, b. MI
Edward J. Potchen, son, 7, 1st grade, b. MI
Thomas M. Potchen, son, 5, b. MI
Evelyn H. Hall, maid, 22, single, 4 years HS, b. MI, maid, private home
All were living in Grand Rapids five years before.

Social Security Death Index
Joseph Potchen, b. 22 Feb 1903, d. Jan 1984, last residence 49506 Kent County

Obituary for Joseph Potchen 10 Jan 1984 in the Grand Rapids Press.

Grand Rapids City Cemeteries590
Name: Joseph Potchen
WOODLAWN CEMETERY
BLOCK B
Lot :202_A
Space :8
Date of death: 01/10/1984
Funeral director: Hollebeek, Mr. Martin I
Service date: 01/11/1984

Their children include:

49258 i. J. E. Potchen (Private)
49259 ii. E. J. Potchen (Private)
49260 iii. T. M. Potchen (Private)


48607. Gaylord Theodore Joyce. Born on 15 Jun 1902 in Michigan. Gaylord Theodore died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, on 10 Oct 1917; he was 15. Buried in 1917 in St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Grand Rapids.

Obituary for Gaylord Joyce 9 Oct 1917 in the Grand Rapids Herald.

State of Michigan Transcript of Certificate of Death number 1498. Gaylord Theodore Joyce died on 7 October 1917 at St. Mary’s Hospital and resided at 120 Jefferson St. Grand Rapids, of peritonitis appendicitis. His father was Edward Joyce and his mother Cora Monroe, both were born in Michigan. He was buried at St. Andrews Cemetery on 10 October 1917. Berton Spring was the undertaker.

48608. Bernice Joyce. Born on 1 Jul 1905 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI. Bernice died in Muskegon, Muskegon Co., MI, on 6 Apr 1978; she was 72.

Michigan Deaths
Bernice J. Hannon, b. 1 Jul 1905, d. 6 Apr 1978 Muskegon.

Social Security Death Index
Bernice Hannon. b. 1 Jul 1905, d. Apr 1978. Last residence 49441 Muskegon, MI. Issued MI before 1951

Obituary for Bernice Joyce 7 Apr 1978 in the Grand Rapids Press.

Bernice married Edward T. Hannon, son of Thomas Hannon (Dec 1855-) & Elizabeth [Hannon] (Apr 1864-). Born on 27 Aug 1902 in Jamestown, Chautaqua Co., NY. Edward T. died in Muskegon, Muskegon Co., MI, on 30 Dec 1975; he was 73.

1910 Federal Census. Jamestown Ward 6, Chautaqua County, New York
Roll T624_930, page 4B
132 Fairview Avenue
Thomas Hannon, head, 50, m1. 29 years, b. Ireland (English), parents b. Ireland, imm. 1883, fireman, railroad
Elizabeth Hannon, wife, 49, m1. 29 years, 8 children, all living, b. Ireland (English), parents b. Ireland
Michael J. Hannon, son, 24, single, b. NY, parents b. Ireland, upholsterer, furniture
Margret C. Hannon, daughter, 22, b. ditto, stenographer, furniture
Bride M. Hannon, daughter, 20, b. ditto, winder, towel mill
Mary C. Hannon, daughter, 18, b. ditto, twister, worsted mill
Alice G. Hannon, daughter, 13, b. ditto
Richard J. Hannon, son, 11, b. ditto
Edward T. Hannon, son, 7, b. ditto

Grand Rapids City Directory 1940
Mrs Bernice J. Hannon, bkpr Mich Colprovia Co h 828 Prospect av SE
Edw T (Bernice J) Hannon, platformmn Ry Exp Agcy h 838 Prospect av SE

Muskegon City Directory 1946
Edw T (Bernice) Hannon, driver Peoples Transport h1500a Defense av

Muskegon City Directory 1959
Bernice Hannon, bkpr Parsons Dept Store r1276
Edw T (Bernice J) tool crib atndt Mskgn Piston Ring h1276 Mongomery av

Michigan Deaths
Edward T. Hannon Sr., b. 27 Aug 1902, d. 30 Dec 1975 Muskegon.

Social Security Death Index
Edward Hannon,. b. 27 Aug 1902, d. Nov 1975. Last residence 49441 Muskegon, MI. Issued MI before 1951

Obituary for Edward Hannan 31 Dec 1975 in the Grand Rapids Press.

Their children include:

49261 i. Edward T. Hannon (17 Mar 1944-9 Feb 2012)


48609. Helen L. Joyce. Born on 13 May 1909 in Michigan. Helen L. died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI, on 16 Oct 1993; she was 84. Buried on 19 Oct 1993 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI.

Social Security Death Index
Helen L. Zant, b. 13 May 1909, d. 16 Oct 1993, last residence 49504 Grand Rapids MI. Issued MI 1965.

Obituary for Helen Zant 17 Oct 1993 in the Grand Rapids Press.

Helen L. married John Condon Zant, son of Rudolph Peter Zant (19 Jan 1875-1958) & Mary M. Maloney (Oct 1877-Nov 1958). Born on 25 Jul 1910 in Michigan. John Condon died on 19 Feb 1965; he was 54.614 Buried on 3 Mar 1965 in Mt Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids.614

1920 Federal Census. Walker Twp., Kent Co., Michigan.
Roll 779, page 205.
Rudolph Zant. Head. 45, b. Michigan, father b. Netherlands, mother b. Netherlands.
Mary E. Zant. Wife. 43, b. Michigan, father b. Ireland, mother b. Michigan.
John C. Zant. Son. 9, b. Michigan.
Edward R. Zant. Son. 7, b. Michigan.
Marion Zant. Daughter. 5, b. Michigan.
Robert Zant. Son. 2 11/12, b. Michigan.

1930 Federal Census. Walker Twp., Kent Co., Michigan.
Roll 1005, page 30A, ED 141.
Section 16, W. Leonard Road
Rudolph Zant. Head. 54, first m age 33, b. Michigan, father b. Netherlands, mother b. Netherlands, proprietor, greenhouse
Mary E. Zant. Wife. 51, first m. age 30, b. Michigan, father b. Northern Ireland, mother b. Michigan.
J. Condon Zant. Son. 19, b. Michigan.
Edward R. Zant. Son. 17, b. Michigan.
Marion R. Zant. Daughter. 15, b. Michigan.
Robert W. Zant. Son. 13, b. Michigan.

Social Security Death Index
J. Zant. b. 25 Jul 1910, d. Feb 1965. Issued MI before 1951

Obituary of J. Condon Zant 1 Mar 1965 in the Grand Rapids Press.

Their children include:

49262 i. John C. Zant (14 May 1936-5 Feb 2004)
49263 ii. M. F. Zant (Private)
49264 iii. D. Zant (Private)
49265 iv. M. S. Zant (Private)
49266 v. M. Zant (Private)
49267 vi. R. Zant (Private)

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