Jemima Spence

Jemima “Mima” Spence was the second child born to Henry Jefferson Spence and Mary Anna Ratliff.  She was born in Crawford County, Kansas on October 1, 18881.  “Jamima” is found living with her parents and siblings in Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas on the 1900 census2.  17 year old “Mime” is living with her family in Baker, Crawford, Kansas on the Kansas Census taken March 1, 19053.

A few months later, on August 17, 1905, Jemima Spence married Cyrus Andrew Cline4.  Cyrus was born June 20, 1880 in Illinois5.  Nearly a year later, on July 5, 1906 the couple welcomed their daughter, Ethel Louella Cline to the world6.

Child

  1. Ethel Louella Cline was born July 5, 19066.

The young family is not found on the 1910 census, but is found in 1915 living in Baker, Crawford, Kansas8. The family is living in Humboldt, Neosho County, Kansas on September 12, 19189.  On the 1920 census, the family is living in Big Creek, Neosho, Kansas with Jemima’s uncle, Benjamin F Ratliff, who is apparently a business partner with Cyrus10.  On October 26, 1922 Mima Cline was granted a divorce from Cyrus Cline11.

Amar E Blazer

Amar E Blazer

By 1924 Jemima had married Amar Blazer12.  Amar Elven Blazer was born July 4, 1884 in Kansas13.  Amar and Mima are living with Ethel Cline in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas in 192514.  Amar and Jemima spent the remainder of their years together in Chanute (193015, 194016, and 195317.  Amar died in 1954 and is buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Chanute, Kansas18.

Mima is still living in Chanute as a widow in 195919.  According to her tombstone, Mima remarried to a Mr. Wallace before her death in 196120.

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  1.  Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Record for Mima Blazer. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=Numident&h=9376697&indiv=try
  2.  Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pittsburg Ward 4, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District:. Birth date: Oct 1888 Birth place: Kansas Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Pittsburg City, Crawford, Kansas.
  3.  Ancestry.com., Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data – 1855 Kansas Territory Census. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Historical Society.1856, 1857, and 1858 Kansas Territory Censuses. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Hist), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Birth date: abt 1888 Birth place: Kansas Residence date: 1 Mar 1905 Residence place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas.
  4.  Ancestry.com, Kansas, County Marriages, 1811-1911 (Lehi, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Record for Jamima Spence. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FSMarriageKansas&h=900023645&indiv=try.
  5.  U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Registration State: Kansas; Registration County: Neosho; Roll: 1643727.
  6.  Rootsweb (Rootsweb), Re: Desperately seeking a Jamima ~ FOUND! FOUND!. 2.JAMINA Spence, Fem. Birth: 1 OCT 1888 Pittsburg, Crawford, Rice, Kansas, Death: 22 FEB 1961, Burial: CHANUTE, NEOSHO, KANSAS
    Child : Ethel Louella Cline – RAMEY, Birth Date:5 Jul 1906, Death Date: Jun 1991 Kansas. http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SPENCE/2005-01/1106757010.
  7.  Rootsweb (Rootsweb), Re: Desperately seeking a Jamima ~ FOUND! FOUND!. 2.JAMINA Spence, Fem. Birth: 1 OCT 1888 Pittsburg, Crawford, Rice, Kansas, Death: 22 FEB 1961, Burial: CHANUTE, NEOSHO, KANSAS
    Child : Ethel Louella Cline – RAMEY, Birth Date:5 Jul 1906, Death Date: Jun 1991 Kansas. http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SPENCE/2005-01/1106757010.
  8.  Ancestry.com., Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data – 1855 Kansas Territory Census. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Historical Society.1856, 1857, and 1858 Kansas Territory Censuses. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Hist), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; Roll: ks1915_61; Line: 25.
  9.  U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Registration State: Kansas; Registration County: Neosho; Roll: 1643727.
  10.  Ancestry.com, 1920 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data – United States), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Big Creek, Neosho, Kansas; Roll: T625_542; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 204; Image: 532.
  11.  The Chanute Daily Tribune at Newspapers.com, www.newspapers.com, Found in The Chanute Daily Tribune in Chanute, Kansas on Thu, Oct 26, 1922. Mima Cline granted divorce from Cyrus Cline: Jemima.
  12.  Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories (Beta) (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data – Original sources vary according to directory. The title of the specific directory being viewed is listed at the top of the image viewer page. Chanute Kansas City Directory 1924. Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com.
  13.  U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Ancestry.com. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Registration State: Kansas; Registration County: Neosho; Roll: 1643727.
  14.  Ancestry.com., Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data – 1855 Kansas Territory Census. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Historical Society.1856, 1857, and 1858 Kansas Territory Censuses. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Hist), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1925 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: KS1925_104; Line: 11.
  15.  Ancestry.com, 1930 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Chanute, Neosho, Kansas; Roll: 713; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0010; Image: 356.0; FHL microfilm: 2340448.
  16.  Ancestry.com, 1940 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Chanute, Neosho, Kansas; Roll: T627_1249; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 67-11.
  17.  Ancestry.com, Kansas, City and County Census Records, 1919-1961 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; Collection Name: Population Schedules and Statistical Rolls: Cities (1919-1961); Reel Number: 16-755.
  18.  Ancestry.com, Web: Kansas, Find A Grave Index, 1854-2011 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data – Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi: accessed 23 February 2012.Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave.  Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com.
  19.  Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories (Beta) (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data – Original sources vary according to directory. The title of the specific directory being viewed is listed at the top of the image viewer page. Chanute Kansas City Directory 1959. Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com.
  20.  Ancestry.com, Web: Kansas, Find A Grave Index, 1854-2011 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data – Find A Grave. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi: accessed 23 February 2012.Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave.  Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.comhttps://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=51363243&PIpi=39322827