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BRICK WALL IN FAMILY TREE:
EVA HUNGERFORD
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, CONNECTICUT

I can't find the branch beyond the 2nd Great Grandmother in my children's paternal-maternal family tree,
can you help?!  All the information I have is condensed and below.
Please contact me if you can give this branch some leaves or limbs!

DIGITAL PHOTO GRACIOUSLY SHARED BY 'COUSIN' TO MY CHILDREN, GERI SIDES.

"We have many empty branches in this family tree! Don't leaf us alone!" T. Sanford

ALSO KNOWN AS THE FOLLOWING:

INFORMATION KNOWN ON EVA:

Birthplace verified by the following sources: 
1. Marriage license of James Hubbard & Eva Hungerford
2. Birth certificate of Mary Louise Hungerford daughter of Eva Hungerford & Edward Sherman
3. Death certificate of Eva Sweeney

Death place verified by the following sources:
1. Death certicate of Eva Sweeney
2. Connecticut Death Index

RECORDS ON EVA:

1. Marriage license of James Hubbard & Eva Hungerford
2. Birth certificate of Mary Louise Hungerford daughter of Eva Hungerford & Edward Sherman
3. Death certificate of Eva Sweeney

Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001:

Name: EVA SWEENEY
Death Date: 13 September 1975
Death Place: Fairfield, Connecticut
Age: 90 Years
Birth Date: xxxYOB
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: EDWA
State File #: 17457
Residence: Fairfield, Connecticut
Gender: Unknown
Race: White
Hispanic Origin:

Census Records:

1900 > CONNECTICUT > FAIRFIELD > HUNTINGTON
HUNGERFORD EVA 15 F W CT CT FAIRFIELD HUNTINGTON 1900
**All people born CT, all mothers of people born CT, all fathers born CT**

Smith George W.          Head                 b. 1874 age 26, married 2 years
Alice A.                         Wife                   b. Sept 1880 age 19, married 2 years
Ida M.                           Daughter           b. Sept 1899 age 9/12
Hungerford Eva            Sister In Law    b. Mar 1885 age 15

1910 > CONNECTICUT > FAIRFIELD > FAIRFIELD
HUNGERFORD EVA 25 F W CT CT FAIRFIELD FAIRFIELD 1910

Hubbard James R        Head                  age 51
Jennie V                       Daughter            age 13
Freddie G                     Son                      age 11
Harvey                         Son                      age 9
Annie                            Daughter             age 2/12
Hungerford Eva           Housekeeper      age 25
Hungerford Edward     Boarder               age 3
Hungerford Earnest    Boarder               age 2

NEED TO KNOW:

INFORMATION KNOWN ON EVA'S MARRIAGES:

  1. EDWARD SHERMAN (Chief Blackhawk) b. 26 May 1888 d. 26 Feb 1974 married Eva not legally possibly Indian ceremony about 1906 according to Golden Hill Tribal Records.  Edward also had 2 other wives. #1 Edna BONDS and #2 Emma CUNDIFF on 22 May1946.  Name of Edward's parents were George William Sherman b. 27 Feb 1861 d. 28 Dec 1938 married about 1887? Harriet CURTIS d. 27 Nov 1904.  Name of George's parents were William Sherman b. 7 May 1825 d. 18 May 1886 married May 1853 Nancy HOPKINS (Pequot) b. 21 Oct 1832 d. 7 Feb 1903.


  2. JAMES R. HUBBARD age 52 born Newtown, Conn. Residing in Fairfield.  Name of James's parents John HUBBARD and Ann V. HAMILTON. His  2nd marriage to  Eva J. A. Hungerford age 26 born Bridgeport, Conn. Residing in Fairfield, single is marriage status of Eva.  Name of Eva's father John Hungerford, no mother information given.  Dated 19 Sept 1911.  State of CT, Marriage License Copy.


  3. EDWARD C. SWEENEY according to death certificate of Eva Sweeney.  Connecticut Death Index names spouse as EDWA.

INFORMATION KNOWN ON EVA'S CHILDREN:

  1. Edward Sherman Jr.


  2. Ernest Sherman
    3. MARY LOUISE HUNGERFORD name was changed to ANNA GERTRUDE HUBBARD never officially according to public records.  Death index record of this person verifies that.   Born 16 Sep 1909, Fairfield, CT d. 13 Jan 1998, Bridgeport, CT to Edward SHERMAN and Eva J. Ann HUNGERFORD.  Birth certificate states child is illegitimate, 3rd child of mother, 3rd child living.  Anna married Frank CORNELL probably in Bridgeport, CT, year unknown and they went on to have approximately 21 children.  Frank L. CORNELL b. 21 Jul 1898, Westfield, MA d. 8 Nov 1970, Bridgeport, CT was the son of Arthur CORNELL and Anna CURTIS. (I do have Cornell Family Genealogy records, gracious thanks to a person related to my children & ex husband, a 'cousin' Don McCormick.)

 Records on this individual are the following: 

CT death index 1949-2001 gives the following information on Anna Gertrude Hubbard:
Name: MARY L CORNELL
Father's Surname: SHERMAN
Death Date: 13 January 1998
Death Place: Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut
Age: 88 Years
Birth Place: Connecticut
Birth Date: 16 September 1909
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse: FRANK
State File #: 00090
Occupation: HOUSEKEEPING
Industry: PEQUOT MOTOR INN
Education: 08
Residence: Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Address: 217 ARBOR DR ,
Gender: Female
Race: White

    4.  Evalina Elizabeth HUNGERFORD born 25 Mar 1911, Fairfield.  Father of Evalina is James R. HUBBARD a mason born in Newtown, age 52, color -black. Mother is Eva J. Ann HUNGERFORD.

    5. Dorothy Louise HUBBARD born 8/1/1912, Fairfield. Father is James R. HUBBARD "colored' and mother is Eva J. Ann HUNGERFORD..

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