Person:Ellen Cairns (1)

  • F.  William Cairns (add)
  • M.  Pearl Ryerson (add)
m. 11 Apr 1918
  1. Ellen Cairns1915 - 2002
m. 20 Jan 1935
Facts and Events
Name Ellen Cairns
Gender Female
Birth[1][4] 5 Jun 1915 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Marriage 20 Jan 1935 Lake, Indiana, United Statesto Philip Jacobs
Death[2] 24 Mar 2002 Barstow, San Bernardino, California, United States
Burial[3] Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States
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Ellen Vesce, 86, died Sunday, March 24, 2002 at Rimrock Villa Convalescent Hospital in Barstow. She was a resident of Barstow for 15 years. Born June 5, 1915 in Chicago, Vesce was a homemaker for 48 years. A charter member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Barstow, she can be remembered for her love of sewing, decorating at home, traveling, reading books and cooking. Vesce is survived by her husband Robert Vesce Sr. of Barstow; her sons, Robert Vesce Jr. of New York City, Ronald Gressman of Barstow and David Gressman of Fredricksburg, Va.; her daughter Francine Sourbis of Chicago; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sons Richard Gressman and Kenneth Gressman, and a daughter Darcell Gressman. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Mead Mortuary, 36930 Irwin Road. A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2002 at Mead Mortuary. Burial will be at the Riverside National Veterans Cemetery in Riverside.

  1. Ellen Cairns Vesce, in Cook, Illinois, United States. Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922: [database on-line]. (Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011).

    born 5 Jun 1915 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois
    parents: William Franklin Cairns and Pearl Ryerson

    This is obviously a delayed registration, as she was already married. The index includes the date 26 Feb 1969, probably the date the birth was registered.

  2. Obituary.
  3. Ellen Vesce, in Find A Grave.
  4. Chicago, Cook, Illinois, in United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625).

    Ellen Cairns, age 4