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flag female ancestor  Alice A  BARKER

  (b. March 1870 Waterville, Maine, USA   d. bet. 1919-1957 )  

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BARKER Genealogy

Alice A BARKER was born March 1870 in Waterville, Maine, USA. Alice A BARKER was the child of Charles Edward BARKER   and   Frances M PERKINS and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Enoch PERKINS and Mariam (Merriam) JONES

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Wilhelm Albert "William" THEINERT 18 April 1896 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. They divorced. Wilhelm Albert "William" THEINERT  was born 15 August 1870 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville).  He died 2 December 1926 in Rochester, New York, USA.  He was the son of August Karl THEUNERT and Johanna Ernestine WALTHER.

Alice A BARKER died bet. 1919-1957

NOTE: Jessie Cobb worked for the Theinert family in Sabattus, Maine at the time of her murder


Details of the family tree of Alice appear below.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? During the Civil War, John H. Wisdom became known as the Paul Revere of the South, afte rhe...Read MORE...

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996
1800S Etiquette1800S Advice And Etiquette For Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
1800s Recipe1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Potato Cakes for Breakfast - Save from dinner a soup-plate of mashed potatoes, add to it a...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., April 27, 1881
Are you related to Alice A BARKER? If so, Forever Cousins: Eight Generations of the Theinert Family might be a book that you will find very interesting!
Forever Cousins: Eight Generations of the Theinert Family
What was our family talking about in 1900? Probably this! Find out why.
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Androscoggin's Secret
Are you related to Alice A BARKER? If so, you will probably find this book VERY interesting!
Androscoggin's Secret - Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine
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Androscoggin's Secret

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Alice A BARKER

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Alice A BARKER married Grave has been locatedflag photo of ancestor  Wilhelm Albert "William" THEINERT-- Date: 18 April 1896 Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
(MA) - Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Wilhelm Albert "William" THEINERT was the son of August Karl THEUNERT and Johanna Ernestine WALTHER

He is from Providence, RI. She is from Gardiner, Maine. Both are 26. He is a woolen spinner. She is a waitress. He was born in Pittsfield, MA. She was born in Waterville, ME. It is the first marriage for both.

NOTE: They were divorced in 1907.

Groom's name: William A Theinert
Groom's age: 26 years
Groom's estimated birth year: 1870
Groom's birthplace: Pittsfield, ,
Bride's name: Alice Barker
Bride's age: 26 years
Bride's estimated birth year: 1870
Bride's birthplace: Waterville, , Maine
Marriage date (original): 18 Apr 1896
Marriage date: 18 Apr 1896
Marriage place:
Groom's father's name: August Theinert
Groom's mother's name: Johanna
Father of bride's name: Charles Barker
Mother of bride's name: Lucy
Marital status:
Bride's marital status:
Film number: 1843697
Digital GS number: 4332397
Image number: 96
Number of images:
Reference number: p 89 no 1595
Marriage registration place: Boston, , Massachusetts
Marriage registration year: 1896
Collection: Massachusetts Marriage Records, 1841-1915

Divorced Oct 1907, Supreme Court, Auburn, Maine - The Lewiston Daily Sun, October 14, 1907. Alice was living in Lewiston at the time. William was living in Westerly, Rhode Island. Reason for divorce "utter desertion" - custody of Gladys given to Alice.


Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag female ancestor Gladys E THEINERT (b.09 September 1898, Lewiston, Maine, USA  d. 15 November 1922, Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
m. Frank T CULLEN 18 August 1919

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Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Genealogy of Alice A BARKER

1896 Marriage

1907 Divorce The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, Monday Morning, October, 14, 1907
March 1870
Waterville, Maine, USA

1880 Hersey, Aroostook, Maine

name: Avis J. Barker
residence: Hersey, Aroostook, Maine
birthdate: 1867
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Daughter
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name: Charles E. Barker
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name: Frances M. Barker
mother's birthplace: Maine, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Female
martial status: Single
age...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

1896 Marriage / Partner
Alice A BARKER and Wilhelm Albert "William" THEINERT 18 April 1896, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1898 Birth of Child
Gladys E THEINERT was born 09 September 1898, Lewiston, Maine, USA

1900 Webster, Androscoggin, Maine

Census taken 12 June 1900
Theinert, William A., head, b. Aug 1870, MA, age 29, parents b. Germany, spinner in mill
Alice A., wife, b. March 1870, ME, age 30, parents b. ME
Gladys L., daughter, b. Sept 1898, ME, age 1
1900 U.S. Census


... Mr. William Theinart has moved into the Hueu [sic] house...
The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, Saturday Morning, October 6, 1900
Note: Should be “Huen house”. Eliza Huen owned a block of rental housing on Main street in Sabattus.

SHE MET "FRED BROOKS" - That Mysterious Factor in the Jessie Cobb Case Seen in Lewiston. Mrs. Theinert Saw and Recognized the Man She Had Seen With Jessie.
He Had Been Pointed Out To Her by...

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

1902 Bill resigned from Webster Woolen Company

William Theinert, boss spinner in the Webster Woolen Company Mill, has severed his connection with that concern and accepted a more lucrative position in Connecticut.

The Lewiston Daily Sun
Lewiston, Maine
August 9, 1902

Wm Theinert, who was formerly of Sabatis and later of Thompsonville, Ct., where he had a very desirable position, has lately resigned a position in the Cowan Mill in Lewiston, in order to resume work in the Webster...Read MORE...

1902-03 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W. Davis, public carriage, h 14 Lowell, Lewiston
Alice Theinert Mrs. bds 14 Lowell
William A Theinert, overseer, Webster Woolen Co. Sabattus h 255 1/ 2 Sabattus

1904 Daughter Broke Arm

Broke Her Arm

Gladys Theinert of Lewiston met with a painful accident while visiting Sunday at Mr. Spofford's place, which is situated a short distance beyond Sabattus.

She was playing with a calf which was hitched in the yard, and one of the adults standing near placed the little miss astride the calf in view of giving her a ride. The calf did not like the proceedings and kicked up its heels and started at a live rate about the yard....Read MORE...

1906-07 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

Charles W Davis, public carriage, h 63 Summer, Lewiston
Sumner Erskine, shoemaker, bds 63 Summer
Mrs. Alice Theinert, housekeeper, 63 Summer

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory, 1908

Name: Alice A., Mrs. Theinert

Address: bds. 185 Main

These people lived there too:

Ellen J., Wid of Ellery 36647
Winifred, Miss Conant
Joseph Dulac
Marguerite T., Miss Johnson
Anna P., Mrs. Morton
Charles H. Perry
Peter Quigley
Payson Smith
Israel Tardiff
Warren V. Wheelock

1910 Is this her? Very strange...

185 Main St, Lewiston, Maine

Ruthanna P. Morton, head, 62, widow, born Maine, lodging housekeeper
Peter Quigley, lodger, 51, single, born Rhode Island, boss in woolen mill
Charles Perry, lodger, 46, married, born U.S., motorman street car
Alice Perry, lodger, 38, married, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born U.S., no occupation
J. H. Kennon, lodger, 38, single, machinist
1910 U.S. Census

Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory, 1910

Theinert, Alice A., Mrs., rms 185 Main

Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory, 1912

Theinert, Alice A., Mrs., rms 185 Main

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory, 1914

Theinert, Alice A., Mrs., rms 185 Main

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.

World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,

World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

1916-17 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

No mention of Alice Theinert in Lewiston

1918-19 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory

No mention of Alice Theinert in Lewiston

USA 1918 - March 19 – The United States Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time (DST goes into effect on March 31).

World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

Not there in 1920

These are the people living at 185 Main st in Lewiston in 1920. Note: It has the same owner. Alice does not seem to be there.

name: Ruthanna P Morton
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
estimated birth year: 1849
age: 71
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household: Self
gender: Female
race: White
marital status: Married
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
film number: 1820637
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1933 NOTE

By 1933, 185 Main St, Lewiston is the address for Paradise Cleansing (dry cleaners), according to the Lewiston Evening Journal, June 22, 1933

It is also the home of Bohmite Distributing Company (a place that paints cars), according to the Lewiston Evening Journal, May 26, 1933

In 1934, it is the home of Ann's Flower Shop - The Lewiston Daily Sun, October 20, 1934

By 1937, it is home to the Central District Office of Boy Scouts of...Read MORE...

Added: 6/3/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 6/4/2019 3:37:55 PM

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