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Lilah C. McConnell

Female 1905 - 2000  (94 years)


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  • Name Lilah C. McConnell  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 10 Oct 1905  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Jul 2000  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Lilah can be found on the 1920 Tuscola County, Michigan census in Novesta Township, in the home of Charles and Louise McConnell. She was the middle of their seven children, listed as age 14 and born in Michigan. In 1930, Lilah was again living with her parents, this time as a widowed 24 year old, along with 5 year old son, Carl R. Kolb.

      Cass City Chronicle
      Wednesday, July 19, 2000, Page Ten
      Lilah Wilhelmi

      Lilah C. Wilhelmi, 94, died Monday, July 17, 2000, at Tendercare in Cass City.

      She was born Oct. 10,1905, to Charles and Louise (Shagena) McConnell. She married Clarence Kolb in 1922. Following his death, she married Ernest A. Wilhelmi in Dearborn in 1932. He also preceded her in death.

      She lived in Dearborn until 1968, when she returned to Cass City.

      Surviving are a daughter, Betty Ilene (Edward) Hunt of Livonia; 2 sons, Jon
      (Alberta) Wilhelmi of Cass City and Ernest A. (Gerry) Wilhelmi of Plymouth; 12 grandchildren; one greatgrandchild; a daughter-in-law, Vonda Kolb of Cass City; a brother, Carl (Bernice) McConnell of Harrison, and a sister, Florence (Irene) Hall of Oxford, Wis.

      Preceding her in death were a son, Carl R. Kolb; 3 brothers, Ira, Vernon and Earl McConnell, and 2 sisters, Alice Neitz and Berniece Sweet.

      Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time but are being handled by Harris Funeral Home in Livonia [Southfield???]. Burial will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Livonia.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, March 2014)
    • (Research):

      Census Listings:

      1930 Census
      Michigan, Tuscola County, Novesta Township
      Enumerated April 11, 1930
      ED 79-32 SD 11 Sheet 4A Stamped 96
      78-79
      McConnell, Charles M Head m W 62 M 24 Mich NY England Farmer
      McConnell, Louise Wf F W 54 M 17 Mich Mich Mich
      McConnell, Carl M Son M W 32 S Mich Mich Mich Farm Laborer
      McConnell, Bernice M Dtr F W 17 S Mich Mich Mich
      McConnell, F. Irene Dtr F W 14 S Mich Mich Mich
      Kolb, Lila C Dtr F W 24 Wd Mich Mich Mich
      Kolb, Carl R. GdSon m W 5 S Mich Mich Mich
      McConnell, William W Brother M W 70 D Mich NY England
    Person ID I5189  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family Clarence Robert Kolb,   b. 1 Nov 1891, Olive Township, Clinton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1927, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1923  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Carl Robert Kolb,   b. 24 Sep 1924, Royal Oak, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1995, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F2736  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Oct 1905 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jul 2000 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

    2. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Friday, January 28, 1927 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Novesta Township Enumerated April 11, 1930 ED 79-32 SD 11 Sheet 4A Stamped 96 78-79 Home of Charles and Louise McConnell (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.), Lilah WILHELMI (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S718] Obituary Daily Times Website ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/, WILHELMI, Lilah (McCONNELL); 94; MI; Detroit News; 2000-7-19; mmtm (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).