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Francis Lamson Plaistridge

Francis Lamson Plaistridge

Male 1902 - 1930  (28 years)

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  • Name Francis Lamson Plaistridge 
    Nickname Frank 
    Born 30 May 1902  Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Birth Record of Francis Plaistridge
    Birth Record of Francis Plaistridge
    Gender Male 
    Census 1910  Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1920  Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1930  Bridgewater, Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 11 Aug 1930  Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8, 9
    Cause: heat and smoke from a forest fire 
    History 2011  [1
    According to Elizabethh Ann Miller Serett "He married Mary Susan Maxwell of Augusta County, Virginia on June 14 1930. He worked for U.S. Forest Service and was overcome by heat and smoke fightin a forest fire in West Virginia and died in a hospital on his two month wedding anniversery. He was buried in Bridgewater, Virginia. His family talked his wife into moving his body to Massachuetts. She never remarried. He was a very good artist. I have an oil painting he did. His wife is my aunt.
    Buried Center Cemetery, Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Graves tone of William and Adeline Lamson; Matie Plaistridge, and her son Francis Plaistridge
    Graves tone of William and Adeline Lamson; Matie Plaistridge, and her son Francis Plaistridge
    Person ID I480  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Peter
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2016 

    Father Cliffe Howard Plaistridge,   b. 6 Sep 1878, Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1975  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Matie E. Lamson,   b. 15 Aug 1876, Crown Point, Essex County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1938  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 3 Sep 1901  Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • They went on their honeymoon to Buffalo, New York, the day President William McKinley was assassinated in that city.
    Documents
    Marriage Record of Matie E. Lamson and Cliffe H. Plaistridge
    Marriage Record of Matie E. Lamson and Cliffe H. Plaistridge
    Family ID F228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Susan Maxwell,   b. 10 Sep 1902, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1994, Lynchburg, Lynchburg (city), Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1930  [1
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F2964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1902 - Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1910 - Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his mother, and her parents. He is listed as a houseboy in a hotel. - 1920 - Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He is listed as a forester for the US Department of Agriculture. - 1930 - Bridgewater, Rockingham County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: heat and smoke from a forest fire - 11 Aug 1930 - Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Center Cemetery, Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Francis Lamson Plaistridge
    Francis Lamson Plaistridge
    Francis and Sue Maxwell Plaistridge
    Francis and Sue Maxwell Plaistridge
    One week after their marriage

  • Sources 
    1. [S1052] Serrett, Elizabeth Ann Miller. Note in Ancestry.com, (Provo,Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    2. [S829] Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915, (Family Search).
      Birth Record of Francis Plaistridge

    3. [S800] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Birth Record of Francis Plaistridge

    4. [S503] 1910 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Northampton Ward 3, Hampshire, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_593; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0699; FHL microfilm: 1374606

    5. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Northfield, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_698; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 123; Image: 292

    6. [S1037] 1930 U.S. Federal Census - Virginia, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia; Roll: 2459; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0001; Image: 19.0; FHL microfilm: 2342193

    7. [S1051] West Virginia, Deaths Index, 1853-1973, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    8. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 127852847

    9. [S47] Ancestry Member Trees, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    10. [S827] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Matie E. Lamson and Cliffe H. Plaistridge