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Elizabeth James

Female 1840 - 1915  (74 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth James 
    Born 4 Dec 1840  Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    HEAL Cause of death: cancer of pancreas  [3
    Died 6 Sep 1915  North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried 9 Sep 1915  Southview Cemetery, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Notes 
    • Listed in 1850 NY Census, Columbia County, Stockport, age 10, born in New York.
      Living in No. Adams, MA on 29 Jan 1895

      Listed in 1870 NY Census, Columbia County, Stockport, age 29, keeping house, with husband Peter Post and child Edwin N.

      Removed to Massachusetts prior to 18 Jul 1873 (Edward born in New York, Eugene born in Massachusetts.

      Living at Wesleyan Hill, No. Adams in 1872/73

      Listed in 1880 MA Census, age 39, with husband Peter, children Edward H., Eugene, Sarah

      Listed as Elizabeth Post, residing at No. Adams, MA in Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893

      Listed in 1900 MA Census, as Head of Household, born Dec 1839, age 60, married 33 years, mother of 3 children, all living, with husband Peter, child Eugene, brother-in-law Edward, living at 21 Montgomery St., No. Adams, MA

      Listed in 1910 MA Census, Berkshire Co., No. Adams, age 69, widow, mother of three children all living, born NY, parents born England, owns home free of mortgage, at 21 Montgomery St. with son-in-law George Chase, daughter Sarah, brother-in-law Edward Post

      Caroline James Pratt's obituary (d. 25 Jan 1907) says she was survived by sister, Mrs. Peter Post

      Living at 21 Montgomery Street, North Adams, MA on 11 Jun 1908

      Lived in No. Adams over 50 years as of 7 Sep 1915

      AE: 74y, 9m, 2d
      Alternate date of birth: Dec 1839

      Buried at Southview Cemetery, West half of south half, Section A, Lot 23, Grave 5. [5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17]
    Person ID I13257  Mindrum
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2008 

    Father Jeremiah James,   b. Aft 16 Apr 1802, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1869, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Louisa Maria Harvey,   b. Abt 21 Aug 1802, Iwerne Minster, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1873, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1822  Spetisbury, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19, 20, 21
    Family ID F9153  Group Sheet

    Family Peter Post,   b. 7 Nov 1838, Livingston, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1908, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1867  Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 22
    Children 
     1. Edward Harvey Post,   b. 18 Jun 1868, Stottville, Columbia, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1936, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Eugene Post,   b. 15 Jul 1873, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1943  (Age 69 years)
     3. Sara Louise Post,   b. 10 Dec 1877, North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1967, Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Photos
    North Adams, MA, 21 Montgomery Street
    North Adams, MA, 21 Montgomery Street
    Former home of Peter and Elizabeth James Post
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F9216  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Post family headstone, Southview Cemetery
    Post family headstone, Southview Cemetery
    Post family headstone, Southview Cemetery
    Post family headstone, Southview Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] Place.

    2. [S2671] Southview Cemetery Headstones, North Adams, Masssachusetts, date.

    3. [S994]

    4. [S994] p. 125.

    5. [S1119]

    6. [S2671] Southview Cemetery Headstones, North Adams, Masssachusetts.

    7. [S987] 1850 New York Census.

    8. [S998]

    9. [S1097] 1870 New York Census.

    10. [S1120]

    11. [S224]

    12. [S183] Probate petition re: Henry James to Columbia County Surrogates Court by George Tator, 13 Jun 1893.

    13. [S1118]

    14. [S1121]

    15. [S991]

    16. [S1122]

    17. [S993]

    18. [S232]

    19. [S237]

    20. [S244]

    21. [S242]

    22. [S184] Church records from Church of St. John the Evangelist, Stockport, NY, compiled 1991 by Linda L. Fenoff, City of Hudson Deputy Historian.