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Elva Amaret Tarbell

Elva Amaret Tarbell

Female 1921 - 2010  (88 years)

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  • Name Elva Amaret Tarbell 
    Born 19 May 1921  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Census 1930  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1940  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1943  Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Married To 22 Jan 1983  [7, 8
    Paul N. Procopio. He was born in 1919 and died 12 May 2013. He is buried in Wildwood Cemetery, Amherst, Massachusetts. 
    Moved to 1997  Haines City, Polk County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Moved to 2001  Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 01 Jan 2001  Haines City, Polk County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Moved to 2007  Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 18 Jan 2010  Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 9
    Obituary 20 Jan 2010  [7
    Born in Winchester, NH on May 19, 1921, she was the daughter of Sanford M. and Ethel (Milliken) Tarbell. After graduation from Middlebury College, she taught French and English for several years in Lake Luzerne, NY. She was married to Kenneth W. Johnson of Winchester on July 21, 1945. After living in New York State for several years, they moved to Amherst, MA, where her husband became treasurer of the University of Massachusetts.

    Following her husband's death in 1977, she worked at the First National Bank of Amherst/Shawmut Bank of Hampshire County until her marriage to Paul N. Procopio on Jan. 22, 1983. They moved to South Deerfield, where they lived for twelve years, spending winters in Florida. They moved to Haines City, FL in 1997 and to Winter Haven in 2001, returning to Massachusetts in 2007.

    She was an active church member, participating in prayer, outreach, retreat, and healing ministries, and serving as a deacon and lay Eucharistic minister. She also enjoyed travel, nature, and playing the piano and organ.


    Published by The Worcester Telegram & Gazette, January 20, 2010. 
    History After Kenneth's death, on 22 January 1983 in Amherst, Massachusetts, Elva married Paul Nicholas Procopio. Paul was born 24 January 1919 in Brockton, Massachusetts.  [1
    Buried 15 May 2010  Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts. USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Grave Marker of Elva Procopio
    Grave Marker of Elva Procopio
    Person ID I1323  Delvee Family | Spouse of a Delvee
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2018 

    Father Sanford McClellan Tarbell,   b. 23 May 1879, Lyndeborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1951  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Edith Louise Milliken,   b. 06 Dec 1887, Acworth, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1968  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Marriage Intentions 17 Sep 1907  Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Married 18 Sep 1907  Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10, 11
    Family ID F851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kenneth William Johnson,   b. 6 Jun 1918, Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1977, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1945  Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 11, 12
    Certificate of Intention of Marriage of Elva Amaret Tarbell and Kenneth William Johnson
    Certificate of Intention of Marriage of Elva Amaret Tarbell and Kenneth William Johnson
    Children 
     1. Sanford Ralph Johnson
     2. Amaret Tarbell Johnson
     3. Kenneth William Johnson
     4. Anita Louise Johnson
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 May 1921 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded, age 8, while living with her parents. - 1930 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - She was recorded, age 18, while living with her parents. - 1940 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - She was a teacher. - 1943 - Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Jul 1945 - Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - 1997 - Haines City, Polk County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - 2001 - Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 01 Jan 2001 - Haines City, Polk County, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - 2007 - Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 2010 - Southbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 May 2010 - Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts. USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Elva (Tarbell) and Paul Procopio
    Elva (Tarbell) and Paul Procopio

  • Sources 
    1. [S315] Johnson, Barbara B. letter: 2001-01-01, ( Letter to Robert Roy, 1 January 2001).

    2. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 165418028 Elva Amaret Procopio

    3. [S83] Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    4. [S491] 1930 U.S. Federal Census - New Hampshire, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).

    5. [S804] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - New Hampshire, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).

    6. [S846] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Keene, New Hampshire, City Directory, 1943

    7. [S1300] Obituary of Elva Porocopio, (Worcester, Massachusetts: The Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 20 January 2010).

    8. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 143366630 Paul Procopio

    9. [S591] Johnson, Bonnie. email: 2010-05-09 "Genealogy Updates", (Email message from sanfordbonnie (at) hughes.net at Marlboro, New Hampshire. 9 May 2010).

    10. [S803] New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

    11. [S747] New Hampshire Marriage Records Index 1637-1947, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    12. [S803] New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Certificate of Intention of Marriage of Elva Amaret Tarbell and Kenneth William Johnson