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Margaret L. Faith

Female 1866 - 1948


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  • Born  Feb 1866  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  13 Jan 1948  Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I26  Clancy
    Last Modified  16 Oct 2007 

    Father  Balthazaar "Balthus" Faith,   b. 28 Apr 1811, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1878, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Emily Gordon,   b. abt. 1824, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Nov 1897 
    Married  16 Aug 1851  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F4  Group Sheet

    Family  Eugene B. Briggs,   b. Jul 1862, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1917, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Sep 1897  Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Helen Inez Briggs,   b. 19 Aug 1904, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1969
    Last Modified  16 Oct 2007 
    Family ID  F13  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1870 IL Census: Wallace Faith (Head)
    1870 IL Census: Wallace Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 2 Jul 1870
    Page: 4
    Location: Sacket, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #133
    1. Wallace - age 56?, born in Berne, Bavaria, real estate $4000, personal estate $600, parents of foreign birth
    2. Emiline - age 34, born in Maryland
    3. Joseph - age 17, born in Maryland
    4. John - age 15, born in Maryland
    5. Rose A. - age 11, born in Maryland
    6. George - age 8, born in Illinois
    7. Margaret - age 2, born in Illinois

    Note: I think "Wallace" is a misrepresentation of his name - he may have been nicknamed Balthus.
    1880 IL Census: Emily Faith (Head)
    1880 IL Census: Emily Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 15 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 216
    Page: 13
    Location: Salisbury Township, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #119
    1. Emily - age 56, born in Maryland
    2. Joseph - age 26, born in Maryland, married
    3. Mary A. - age 23, born in Mass, married
    4. John H. - age 23, son, born in Maryland
    5. Agnes - age 21, daughter, born in Illinois
    6. G.H. - age 18, son, born in Illinois
    7. Margaret - age 14, daughter, born in Illinois
    1900 IL Census: Eugene & Margaret Briggs
    1900 IL Census: Eugene & Margaret Briggs
    Enumeration Date: 1 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 98
    Sheet: 6B
    Location: Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #1917 South 8th Street
    1. Eugene - Head, age 37, married 2 years, Day Laborer
    2. Margaret - wife, age 34, married 2 years, no children.

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    1910 IL Census: Eugene B. & Margaret Briggs
    1910 IL Census: Eugene B. & Margaret Briggs
    Enumeration Date: 23 Apr 1910
    Enumeration District: 129
    Sheet: 14A
    Location: Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #307 Reynolds St.
    1. Eugene B. - age 47, born in Illinois, parents born in Massachussetts, married 12 years
    2. Margaret - wife, age 44, married 12 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living
    3. Helen J? - daughter, age 5

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    1920 IL Census: Margaret L. Briggs
    1920 IL Census: Margaret L. Briggs
    Enumeration Date: 7 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 128
    Sheet: 7B
    Location: Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #1102 N. 8th Rd
    1. Margaret L. Briggs - age 52, widowed, dressmaker
    2. Helen - daughter, age 15
    3. John Faith - brother, age 63, widowed
    4. Joseph Faith - brother, age 65, widowed

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    1930 IL Census: Margaret L. Briggs
    1930 IL Census: Margaret L. Briggs
    Enumeration Date: not provided
    Enumeration District: 21
    Sheet: 2A
    Location: Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #1508 Moffett Avenue
    1. Margaret L. - Head, age 60, widowed, married at 30, dressmaker
    2. Helen - daughter, age 25, bookkeeper

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    Newspaper Obituary: Joseph Faith
    Newspaper Obituary: Joseph Faith
    Published in the State Journal
    Springfield, Illinois
    Wednesday, 28 Sep 1921
    Pg. 12, col. 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Illinois Statewide Death Index: 1916-1950, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/idphdeathsrch.html).
      Cert #3855

    2. [S1] Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900, (Ancestry.com).