Person:Marjorie Duclo (1)

  • HLeo Schliman1896 - 1973
  • WMarjorie DucloAbt 1904 - 1985
m. 30 Apr 1921
  1. Dolores Margaret Schliman1923 - 1993
Facts and Events
Name[4] Marjorie Duclo
Alt Name[1] Marcella Veronica Du Clo
Alt Name[3] Marge _____
Alt Name[5] Marjorie Cairns
Alt Name[6] Marcella O'Kern
Gender Female
Birth[4][5] Abt 1904 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Alt Birth[1][2] 17 May 1906 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
Marriage 30 Apr 1921 Lake, Indiana, United Statesto Leo Schliman
Death[2] Apr 1985 Lena, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

It appears that she was born Marjorie Duclo, around 1903 or 1904, and later transformed herself into Marcella Veronica Du Clo, born May 1906. At her marriage and in the birth record of her daughter Dolores, she used the surname O'Kern, which was probably a take-off on her step-father's surname (Cairns in his marriage record and the 1920 census).

A Marcella DuClo married Albert A Mitchell in Lake, Indiana in Sep 1934.[8] Given the unusual name, it is possible that this was the same person. If so, it is not clear whether she was actually divorced from Leo Schliman at the time. Although she was not living with Leo Schliman in either the 1930 or 1940 censuses (when he was a roomer then a hotel guest), he indicated that he was married.

Whatever the nature of her relationship with Leo Schliman during the 1930s and 1940s, she was using the surname Schliman in 1967[3] and at her death[2], and was the informant (Marcella Schliman, wife) on Leo's death certificate in 1973.[7]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Marcella Veronica Du Clo, in Cook, Illinois, United States. Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922: [database on-line]. (Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011).

    born 17 May 1906 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois
    parents: Harry Du Clo and Pearl Ryerson

    This appears to be a delayed registration, as the index gives an additional date of 6 Oct 1970.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Marcella Schliman, in Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index: Death Master File, database. (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service).

    17 May 1906 to Apr 1985
    last payment to Lena, Stephenson, Illinois

  3. 3.0 3.1 Obituary of her sister Ruth.

    named as Marge Schliman

  4. 4.0 4.1 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, in United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624).

    Marjorie Duclo, age 7, living with her grandparents, Stonewall and Maggie Ryerson

  5. 5.0 5.1 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, in United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625).

    Marjorie Cairns, age 15, living with her mother and step-father

  6. Leo Schliman and Marcella O'Kern, in Indiana, United States. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019.
  7. Leo Schliman, in Indiana, United States. Death Certificates, 1899-2011. (Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015).
  8. Albert A Mitchell and Marcella DuClo, in Indiana, United States. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019.