John Maurice Marsh
- Born: 9 Apr 1877, Lancaster Co., PA
- Marriage: Margaret Rebecca Eyde on 10 Dec 1908 in Lancaster City, PA
- Died: 21 Oct 1949, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PA at age 72
- Buried: 24 Oct 1949, Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster City, Lancaster County, PA
Cause of his death was Respiratory Failure / Cerebral Vascular Accident.
In November 2008 Wilma Fauth Jones sent the following copy from a book on the Alexander Family of Lancaster, PA published ca 1922:
[This book records the date of birth for Maurice Marsh as April 7, 1872 and the WWI Draft Registration records his date of birth as April 9, 1877.]
From the book:
Maurice Marsh was born April 7, 1872. He was educated in the common schools and in Millersville Normal School where he graduated about 1895. After finishing this preparatory training he taught for a number of years in the Public Schools of Lancaster County. He quit teaching in order to accept a position as traveling Salesman, which profession he now follows. He lives on Elm Street, Lancaster.
He married Miss Margaret Eyde, December 10, 1908.
They have one child: - Rebecca Marsh born September 1, 1909.
The 1910 Federal Census for Lancaster City, Ward 5, Lancaster Co., PA, District 72, page 199A, dated April 26, 1910 records John (32 - PA/PA/PA) and Margaret (34 - PA/NJ/PA) Marsh with their daughter, Rebecca Marsh (4/12) living at 241 Elm Street. John is a traveling salesman.
The WWI Draft Registration Card for John Maurice Marsh records his date of birth as April 9, 1877. He is married and living at 241 Elm Street in Lancaster City, PA. He signs his name "John Maurice Marsh"; however, he lists his wife as Mrs. John M. Marsh.
The 1920 Federal Census for Lancaster City, Ward 5, Lancaster Co., PA, District 60, page 122B records John M. Marsh (42) with his wife Margaret R. Marsh (42) and daughter M. Rebecca Marsh (10) living at 241 Elm Street. John is employed as a Commercial Salesman for a Varnish Company.
The 1930 Federal Census for Clifton, Marblehead Town, Essex Co., Massachusetts, District 193, page 5A, dated April 7, 1930 records John M. (52 - PA/PA/PA) and Margaret R. (53 - PA/NJ/PA) Marsh with their daughter Margaret R. Marsh (20 - PA) living at 12 West Street. John has been married to Margaret for 21 years and is employed as a Merchant in Paint and Oils.
The 1936 through 1946 Polk's Marblehead Directories [Massachusetts] at ancestry.com list John M. Marsh living at 12 West Street (from 243 Humphrey to 138 Tedesco).
The 1940 Federal Census for Clifton, Marblehead Town, Essex Co., Massachusetts, District 5-237, page 3563B, dated April 22, 1940 records John M. (63 - PA) and Margaret R. (63 - PA) Marsh with their daughter Margaret R. Marsh (30 - PA) living at 12 West Street. John has completed 3 years of college and is employed as a Ceneral Salesmanger for a Paint Company earning $5,000 working 52 weeks during the last year. Mrs. Marsh has completed 4 years of high school and is not working while her daughter, Margaret, has completed 3 years of college and is employed as a Public School Kindergarden Teacher earning $1,050 working 40 weeks during the last year.
Name: John M Marsh
Margaret E Marsh (1872 - 1958)
Margaret Rebecca Marsh (1909 - 1976)
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster Co., PA
Plot: Mifflin Section [in the same plot as his wife and daughter]
Created by: Donna Butler Sheaffer
Record added: May 25, 2013
Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963
Name: John M Marsh
Residence: 12 West St., Marblehead, Essex Co., Mass
Birth Date: 9 Apr 1877
Birth Place: Buck, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 21 Oct 1949
Death Place: Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Burial: Oct 24, 1949 at Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster, PA
Father Name: William Harry Marsh
Father Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Jennie R Alexander
Mother Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Spouse Name: Margaret R Eyde
Certificate Number: 87691
Informant: Margaret R. Marsh of 12 West St., Marblehead, Essex Co., Mass
John married Margaret Rebecca Eyde, daughter of Eli H. Eyde and Susan McMicael, on 10 Dec 1908 in Lancaster City, PA. (Margaret Rebecca Eyde was born in Mar 1872 in Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA, died in 1958 in Clifton, Marblehead Town, Essex Co., Massachusetts and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster City, Lancaster County, PA.)