Of Interest

Pauline Mabel Grace (1897-1963)

Grandparents: Nathaniel George Grace and Margaret ‘Meta’ Bigger.
Parents: Charles Norman Grace and Margaret ‘Maggie’ Bishop.
Siblings: Arthur Stanley Grace.
Half-Siblings: Charles Nathaniel Grace, Violet Helen Grace and Evelyn Alice Hope Grace.

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Pauline Mabel Grace
b. October 28th, 1897 in Hilton Beach, St. Joseph Island, Ontario, Canada.
d. February 25th, 1963 in Flint, Michigan, United States of America.

Married: 1st Marriage – July 2nd, 1918 on St. Joseph Island, Ontario, Canada.

Samuel Joseph Boland
b. 1886 in Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada.
d. Unknown.
(Previously married to Margarette Irene Murphy 18-Feb-1911)

Children:

Currently unknown.

Married: 2nd Marriage – September 3rd, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States of America.

Elva Tilmon Green
b. January 6th, 1896 in Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, United States of America.
d. September 2nd, 1963 in Flint, Michigan, United States of America.

Children:

No Children.

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About Pauline Mabel Grace

1897

Pauline Mabel Grace was the daughter of Charles ‘Norman’ Grace and Margaret ‘Maggie’ Bishop. She was born on Thursday, October 28th, 1897 in Hilton Beach, St. Joseph Island (St. Joe’s Island), Algoma District in Ontario, Canada.

Pauline was born under the reign of Queen Victoria, the same year that Queen Victoria celebrated her Diamond Jubilee. William McKinley was inaugurated as the 25th president of the United States of America (March 4th), The Greco-Turkish War, also called “Thirty Days’ War”, was declared between Greece and the Ottoman Empire (April 5th), Canada’s 14th Prime Minister, Lester B. Pearson was born (April 23), Thomas Edison patented his movie camera, the Kinetograph (August 31), Leopold II was crowned king of Belgium (October 15).

1901

The 1901 Census of Canada indicates that Pauline was living with her parents on St. Joseph Island in this year. The census identifies Pauline as a Presbyterian of Irish ethnicity.

Pauline was 3 years old, her father Charles Norman Grace 28, her mother 23 and her mothers cousin, Amy Bishop 31.

1903

Pauline’s brother, Arthur Stanley Grace was born on March 22nd, 1903 on St. Joseph Island.

1908

On June 22nd, 1908 Pauline’s mother, Margaret Bishop passed away on St. Joseph Island.

1909

At the age of 12, Pauline’s father, Charles Norman Grace married Florence Miriam See on December 11th, 1909 in Brantford City, Ontario.

1910

On June 20th, 1910 Pauline’s half-brother, Charles Nathaniel Grace was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

1913

On June 8th, 1913 Pauline’s half-sister, Violet Helen Grace was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

1914

On February 12th, 1914 Pauline’s half-sister, Violet Helen Grace passed away in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

1918

Pauline married Samuel Joseph Boland on July 2nd, 1918 on St. Joseph Island in Ontario when she was 21 years old. Samuel was the son of John Alexander Boland and Ann Burgess from Carleton Place, Ontario.

On July 22nd, 1918 Pauline’s half-sister, Evelyn Alice Hope Grace
in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

1921

The 1921 Census of Canada indicates that Pauline and Samuel were living at 213 East 24 Street in Hamilton, Barton Township, Wentworth County, Ontario. Their household consisted of Samuel (35), Pauline (24), David Edwards (48) and Dorothy McMullen (2).

Pauline’s racial ethnicity is listed as ‘English’.

1923

On April 16th 1923, Pauline arrived at Port Huron, Michigan by boat.

Records indicate that Pauline’s husband Samuel travelled quite often to the United States so it is possible that his occupation required frequent travel.

1925

On May 25th, 1925 Pauline’s father, Charles Norman Grace passed away in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

1927

At the age of 29, Pauline married Elva Tilmon Green on September 3rd, 1927 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. Elva was the son of Enoch Green and Margaret Green from Kentucky.

Pauline and Elva lived in Flint, Michigan (zip code 48532).

1930

In 1930 Pauline and Elva were living at 680 Orchard Avenue in the city of Warren, Macomb County, Michigan.

The 1930 census lists Pauline as a Homemaker. The census indicates that she had not attended school but could read and write English. The census further indicates that Pauline immigrated to the United States in 1923 and worked in the Drug industry.

Pauline and Elva’s household consisted of Elva T Green (33), Pauline P Green (32), Pauline’s brother, Arthur Grace (27) and their housekeeper, Irene Palameter (19)

1932

In 1932 Pauline and Elva were living at 427 SW 29th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1942

In 1942 Elva was drafted into the United States military in Linden, Livingston, Michigan.

1959

On December 3rd, 1959 Pauline submitted a ‘Life Claim’ application with the U.S. Social Security. It’s not clear who the Life Claim was made for.

1963

Pauline passed away on February 25th, 1963 in Flint, Michigan at the age 66.

On September 2nd, 1963 Elva passed away at the of 67 in Flint, Michigan.

Pauline and Elva were buried at Flint Memorial Park Cemetery in Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

Source Material

Canada Census, 1891
Name: Samuel J Bowland
Gender: Male
Age: 7
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1884
Birthplace: Ontario
Marital Status: Single
Religion: Methodist
Province: Ontario
District: Lanark South
District Number: 84
Sub-District: Carleton Place

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWLD-N5B

Ontario, Canada Births, 1858-1913
Name: Pauline Mabel Grace
Date of Birth: 28 Oct 1897
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Algoma, Ontario, Canada
Father’s name: Charles Norman Grace
Mother’s name: Maggie Isabella Bishop

Ontario Births, 1869-1912
Name: Pauline Mabel Grace
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 28 Oct 1897
Event Place: St Joseph, Algoma, Ontario, Canada
Registration Date: 1898
Gender: Female
Father’s Name: Charles Norman Grace
Mother’s Name: Maggie Isabella Bishop

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ1W-237

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Elva Green
Age: 4
Birth Date: Jan 1896
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1900: Magisterial District 5, Johnson, Kentucky
Sheet Number: 5B
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 91
Family Number: 97
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father’s Name: Enoch Green
Father’s Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother’s Name: Marget Green
Mother’s Birthplace: Kentucky

1901 Census of Canada
Name: Paulen Grace
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Age: 3
Birth Day & Month: 28 Oct
Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Father’s name: Norman Grace
Mother’s name: Maggy Grace
Racial or Tribal Origin: Irish
Nationality: Canadian
Religion: Presbyterian
Province: Ontario
District: Algoma
District Number: 44
Sub-district: St Joseph
Sub-District Number: Y-1

Household Members:
Name, Age
Norman Grace 28
Maggy Grace 23
Paulen Grace 3
Amby Bishop 31

1901 Census of Canada
Name: Samuel Bowland
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Age: 16
Birth Day & Month: 20 May
Birth Year: 1884
Birthplace: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father’s name: John A. Bowland
Mother’s name: Annie Bowland
Racial or Tribal Origin: Irish
Nationality: Canadian
Religion: Methodist
Occupation: Plaing Mill L
Province: Ontario
District: Lanark (south/sud)
District Number: 81
Sub-district: Carleton Place (Town/Ville)
Sub-District Number: D-5

Household Members:
Name, Age
John A. Bowland 57
Annie Bowland 53
Annie Bowland 19
Samuel Bowland 16
Abosolm Bowland 14

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Elva Green
Age in 1910: 14
Birth Year: abt 1896
Birthplace: Kentucky
Home in 1910: Little Gap, Johnson, Kentucky
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father’s Name: Enoch Green
Father’s Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother’s Name: Lydia M Green
Mother’s Birthplace: Kentucky
Native Tongue: English
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Industry: Home Farm
Employer, Employee or Other: Wage Earner
Attended School: Yes
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Out of Work: N
Number of Weeks Out of Work: 0

Household Members
Name Age
Enoch Green 36
Lydia M Green 32
Elva Green 14
Nola Green 12
Estel Green 10
Otto Green 9
John Green 5
James Green 4
Mima Green 4
Luda Green 2

Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927
Name: Samuel Joseph Boland
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 02 Jul 1918
Event Place: Sault Ste Marie, , Ontario, Canada
Gender: Male
Spouse’s Name: Pauline Mabel Grace
Spouse’s Gender: Female

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKM5-4Z6T

Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, 1933-1934
Name: Pauline Mabel Grace
Age: 20
Birth Year: abt 1898
Birth Place: Hilton, Ontario
Marriage Date: 2 Jul 1918
Marriage Place: Algoma District, Algoma, Ontario, Canada
Father: Norman Grace
Mother: Margaret Bishop
Spouse: Samuel Joseph Boland

Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927
Name: Samuel Joseph Boland
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 02 Jul 1918
Event Place: Sault Ste Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada
Gender: Male
Age: 29
Birth Year (Estimated): 1889
Father’s Name: John A Boland
Mother’s Name: Annie Burgess
Spouse’s Name: Pauline Mabel Grace
Spouse’s Gender: Female
Spouse’s Age: 20
Spouse’s Birth Year (Estimated): 1898
Spouse’s Father’s Name: Norman Grace
Spouse’s Mother’s Name: Margaret Bishop

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKM5-4Z6B

1921 Census of Canada
Name: Pauline Grace Boland
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1897
Birth Place: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse’s Name: Samuel Boland
Father Birth Place: England
Mother Birth Place: Ontario
Racial or Tribal Origin: English
Province or Territory: Ontario
District: Wentworth
District Number: 141
Sub-district: Barton (Township)
Sub-District Number: 14
City, Town or Village: Barton Township
Street or Township: 213 East 24 St
Municipality: Barton Tp

Household Members:
Name Age
Samuel Boland 35
Pauline Grace Boland 24
David Edwards 48
Dorothy McMullen 2

1921 Census of Canada
Name: Samuel Boland
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 35
Birth Year: abt 1886
Birth Place: Ontario
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse’s Name: Pauline Grace Boland
Father Birth Place: Ontario
Mother Birth Place: Ontario
Racial or Tribal Origin: Irish
Province or Territory: Ontario
District: Wentworth
District Number: 141
Sub-district: Barton (Township)
Sub-District Number: 14
City, Town or Village: Barton Township
Street or Township: 213 East 24 St
Municipality: Barton Tp
Occupation: Lithographer
Income: 700

Household Members:
Name Age
Samuel Boland 35
Pauline Grace Boland 24
David Edwards 48
Dorothy McMullen 2

Michigan Passenger and Crew Lists, 1903-1965
Name: Samuel Boland
Arrival Date: 14 Sep 1923
Port of Arrival: Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
Last Resided: Canada
Age: 35
Birth Date: 1888
Birth Location: Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada
Gender: Male
Nationality: Ireland
Record Type: Card

Michigan Passenger and Crew Lists, 1903-1965
Name: Pauline Boland
Arrival Date: 16 Apr 1923
Port of Arrival: Port Huron, Michigan
Last Resided: Hamilton
Age: 25
Birth Date: abt 1898
Birth Location: Hamilton
Gender: Female
Nationality: Canada
Record Type: Card

Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954
Name: Samuel Boland
Event Type: Immigration
Event Date: 1895-1924
Event Place: Vermont, United States
Gender: Male
Age:35
Birth Country: Carleton Place Canada

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK3B-RF41

Note: Port of departure was Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. September 9th, 1923.

United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956
Name: Samuel Boland
Arrival Date: Apr 1924
Arrival Port: Sault Ste Marie, Michigan,
Age: 35
Birth Year (Estimated): 1889
Birthplace: Carleton Palns,
Birth Country: Canada
Gender: Male
Race: Irish

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X2T5-T48

Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954
Name: Samuel Boland
Event Type: Immigration
Event Date: 1924
Event Place: Vermont, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 35
Birth Year (Estimated): 1889

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK3T-LKR9

Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952
Name: Pauline Grace
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Year: abt 1898
Birth Place: Canada
Marriage Date: 3 Sep 1927
Marriage Place: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA
License County: Wayne
Age: 29
Residence Place: Detroit, Michigan
Father: Norman
Mother: Margaret Bishop
Spouse: Elva T Green

1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Pauline P Green
Birth Year: abt 1898
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Canada
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Homemaker?: Yes
Home in 1930: Warren, Macomb, Michigan
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: Orchard Ave
House Number in Cities or Towns: 15
Dwelling Number: 680
Family Number: 695
Age at First Marriage: 29
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father’s Birthplace: England
Mother’s Birthplace: Canada
Language Spoken: English
Immigration Year: 1923
Naturalization: Alien
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: S L
Industry: Drugs
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Employment: Yes

Household Members:
Name Age
Elva T Green 33
Pauline P Green 32
Arthur Grace 27
Irene Palameter 19

United States Census, 1930
Name: Elva T Green
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Warren, Macomb, Michigan, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 33
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1897
Birthplace: Kentucky
Father’s Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother’s Birthplace: Kentucky

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Elva T Green Head M 33 Kentucky
Pauline P Green Wife F 32 Canada
Arthur Grace Brother-in-law M 27 Canada
Irene Palameter Housekeeper F 19 Michigan

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQ1Q-J56

U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
Name: Pauline Green
Gender: Female
Residence Year: 1932
Street address: 427 SW 29th
Residence Place: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Spouse: Elva Green
Publication Title: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, City Directory, 1932

United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Name: Elva T Green
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1942
Event Place: Linden, Livingston, Michigan, United States
Residence Place: Linden, Livingston, Michigan
Gender: Male
Employer: Elva T/Green
Birth Date: 06 Jan 1896

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J4SY-69V

U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
Name: Pauline M Green
Birth Date: 28 Oct 1897
Claim Date: 3 Dec 1959
Type of Claim: Life Claim
Notes: 02 Dec 1959, Name listed as PAULINE M GREEN

Find A Grave Index
Name: Elva Tilmon Green
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1963
Event Place: Mount Morris, Genesee, Michigan, United States of America
Photograph Included: Y
Birth Date: 06 Jan 1896
Death Date: 02 Sep 1963
Affiliate Record Identifier: 15521552
Cemetery: Flint Memorial Park

Source: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVD-P5NK

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