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Louisa Crane STARR

Female 1860 - 1909  (49 years)


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  • Name Louisa Crane STARR 
    Born 2 Jul 1860  Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Aug 1909  Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 28 Aug 1909  Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • She married and lived in Worcester, Mass.

      LDS records list 29 Jul 1860 as birthdate and birthplace as Cambridgeport, Middlesex, MA.

      In 1880 Census: MA, Norfolk, Hyde Park, p. 586A, Louisa Crane Starr is living with:
      Perkins, J. E., age 45, born in NH, father and mother born in NH, occupation: contractor RR;
      R. L. Perkins, his wife, age 48, born in MA, father and mother born in MA, keeping house;
      E. F. Roehl, their niece, divorced, age 28, born in MA, father born in NH, mother born in VT;
      L. C. Starr, niece, age 19, born in MA, father born in MA, mother born in ME;
      Lena Starr, niece, age 13, born in MA, father born in MA, mother born in ME;
      L. A. Crane, sister, married, age 37, born in NH, father and mother born in NH.
      [NOTE: R. L. Perkins is Henry Crane Starr’s sister, therefore she is aunt to L. C. and Lena Starr. L. A. Crane is assumed to be sister to J. E. Perkins.]

      Marries in Waltham in 1884 Vol. 353, p. 249 but image not available on New England Ancestors.org.

      From the Fitchburg Sentinel (Fitchburg, Massachusetts), Mon, 25 Apr 1892:
      "Mrs. Louise S. Peltcher was committed to the Worcester Lunatic hospital, today, by Judge Hayden, upon petition of her husband. She is 26 years old, and formerly lived in Waltham, from which city she was committed to the same hospital, last fall, but was released, Dec. 24. The malady is hereditary, her grandmother having been inflicted with insanity, while one sister is now in the hospital. She was taken to Worcester by Officer Wallace on the 1 p.m. train."

      From the San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California) Sunday, 3 May 1903:
      "Suits for divorce were also filed yesterday ... and E. P. Peltcher against Louisa Peltcher for desertion."

      Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915
      Full Name: Louisa S. Peltehew [sic]
      Place of Death: Medfield Insane Asylum
      Date of Death: Aug. 25 1909
      Residence: Worcester, Mass
      Age: 49
      Maiden Name: Louisa Crane Starr
      Husband's name: Unknown
      Birthplace: Canton, Mass.
      Name of Father: Henry Crane Starr
      Birthplace of Father: Newton Lower Falls
      Maiden Name of Mother: Harriet Lowell
      Birthplace of Mother: Chesterville, Me.
      Occupation: Housekeeper
      Informant: Worcester Insane Hospital
      Primary cause of death: Epilepsy, 5 min.
      Contributory: Organic Brain Disease, 18 years
      Physician: Edward French, M.D. Aug. 25, 1909, Medfield
      Was at Worcester Insane Hospital for 5 years and 15 days.
      Place of Burial: Vine Lake Cem, Medfield
      Date of Burial: Aug. 28, 1909
      Undertaker: A. B. Parker, Medfield [1]
    Person ID I284  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2015 

    Father Henry Crane STARR,   b. 12 Feb 1834, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1870, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Harriet Jane LOWELL,   b. 24 Mar 1835, Chesterville, Franklin, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1909, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1859 
    Family ID F95  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Exevoa Peter PELTCHER,   b. 8 Nov 1855, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1947, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 7 Aug 1884  Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gertrude Rosine PELTCHER,   b. 26 Jun 1885, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1952, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Charles Henry PELTCHER,   b. 29 May 1887, Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1976, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. George Lewis PELTCHER,   b. 27 Aug 1888, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1967, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F5967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jul 1860 - Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Aug 1884 - Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Aug 1909 - Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Aug 1909 - Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Historic Genealogy of the Lowells of America from 1639 to 1899., Lowell, Delmar R., (Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vt., 1899).