Happy Prime Day - Get Early Deals! - GreenerPasture Genealogy

Sign In / Sign Up

BEST FREE ancestry website since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!

HELP! Ancestor is complete! flag photo of Mary Nelida TREMBLAY   Mary Nelida  TREMBLAY

  (b. 31 July 1902 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 2 January 1988 Oxford, Massachusetts, USA )  

Am I Your Ancestor?
TREMBLAY Family Tree

What started out as our family is now your’s too!

Mary Nelida TREMBLAY was born 31 July 1902 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

Mary Nelida TREMBLAY was the child of William TREMBLAY   and   Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Augustin TREMBLAY and Marie-Anastasie BOUCHER (maternal)  Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA and Adelaide BOURDELAIS

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Mary Nelida  married  Ford Page SHAFER 25 July 1929 in Flint, Michigan, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Ford Page SHAFER  was born 7 December 1906 in Superior, Wisconsin, USA.  Ford Page died 26 March 1956 in Michigan, USA.  Ford Page was the child of Harry Verndale SHAFER and Mary Ellen DAVIS.

Mary Nelida TREMBLAY died 2 January 1988 in Oxford, Massachusetts, USA.
Details of the family tree of Mary appear below.

Buy it NOW!TREMBLAY Family Legacy - Ceramic Mug 11 ounce

Introducing the Tremblay Family Legacy Mug, a tribute to the rich heritage of the NUMBER ONE SURNAME IN QUEBEC! Did you know that all the Tremblays in North America are descended from ONE couple (Pierre Tremblay and Ozanne Achon)?

Buy it NOW!TREMBLAY Genealogy Gift - Tremblay Family Reunion - Unisex Softstyle T-Shirt Genealogist

This t-shirt is a statement piece that sparks conversations and creates a sense of belonging. Let the Tremblay Family Reunion t-shirt be a reminder of the strength, unity, and history that comes with bearing the esteemed Tremblay surname.

Buy it NOW!TREMBLAY Family Legacy - Cell Phone Case

Crafted with care and designed to celebrate the Tremblay family, this case is more than just a protector of your cell phone —it's a symbol of pride and connection.

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Mary Nelida TREMBLAY


Mary Nelida TREMBLAY married flag male ancestor Ford Page SHAFER-- Date: 25 July 1929 Place: Flint, Michigan, USA
Try a 14-day free trial today with Ancestry®

Ford Page SHAFER was the child of Harry Verndale SHAFER and Mary Ellen DAVIS

Name: Nelida Tremblay
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Year: abt 1903
Birth Place: Massachusetts
Marriage Date: 25 Jul 1929
Marriage Place: Flint, Genesee, Michigan, USA
License County: Genesee
Age: 26
Residence Place: Flint, Michigan
Father: William Tremblay
Mother: Josephine Maynard
Spouse: Mr Ford Shafer
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Race: White
Spouse Age: 24
Spouse Birth Place: Wisconsin
Spouse Residence Place: Flint, Michigan
Spouse Father: Harry Shafer
Spouse Mother: Mary Page
County File Number: 16926
State File Number: 25 7628
Film: 49
Film Title: 27-Gogebic 4970-8229
Film Description: Genesee (1929 - 1932)

Ancestry.com. Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Children of Ford Page SHAFER and Mary Nelida TREMBLAY:

 male ancestor Living  (b.,   d. , )

Add History, Life Events, News, Stories about Mary Nelida TREMBLAY
(Examples include: Birth, Baptism, Census Records, Military Records, Death, Obituary, Personal Achievements, Other events)


Exploring the Ancestry of Mary Nelida TREMBLAY: Events, Pictures, and Documents

Subscribe to our Youtube channel

Postcards and Memories of Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Subscribe to our Youtube channel

Oxford, Massachusetts, USA

Buy it NOW!Ancestral Connection 11oz Ceramic Coffee Mug - We're Tight!

"I'm on a first-name basis with my ancestors. They don't know it, but we're tight!"   Pinterest   

Oxford, Massachusetts, USA

Oxford, Massachusetts, USA
1902 Birth
Name: Marie Nelida Tremblay
Gender: Female
Baptism/ Christening Date:
Baptism/ Christening Place:
Birth Date: 31 Jul 1902
Birthplace: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Death Date:
Name Note:
Father's Name: William Tremblay
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Josephine Maynard
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01160-8
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 2047599
Reference Number: 86
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
source: familysearch.org
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1925
Researching Your Colonial New England Ancestors
Invention In 1906, Reginald Fessenden made the first AM radio broadcast on December 24th. This event marked a significant advancement in radio technology, paving the way for the modern broadcasting industry.

Oxford, Massachusetts, USA
1910 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
ftp.us-census.org/ pub/ usgenweb/ census/ ma/ worcester/ 1910/ ed1953-pg030a.txt shows the Tremblay family living at 6A Cohassee Street:

TREMBLEY William Head M W 31 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts . . ENG d?ye maker optical works
TREMBLEY Josephine Wife F W 32 Can/ French Can/ French Can/ French 1879 . ENG none .
TREMBLEY Lucie Daughter F W 10 Massachusetts Massachusetts Can/ French . . ENG none .
TREMBLEY Elzear Son M W 9 Massachusetts Massachusetts Can/ French . . . none .
TREMBLEY Nelida Daughter F W 7 Massachusetts Massachusetts Can/ French . . . none .
TREMBLEY Lionel Son M W 6 Massachusetts Massachusetts Can/ French . . . none .
TREMBLEY Rodolphe Son M W 4 Massachusetts Massachusetts Can/ French . . . none .
TREMBLEY Roland Son M W 2 Massachusetts Massachusetts Can/ French . . . None
1910 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
Save 30% on Ancestry® with your AARP member discount - Join Today!

Oxford, Massachusetts, USA

Buy it NOW!Genealogy is Like Gardening - Spun Polyester Square Pillow - Warmth and Humor

Spruce up your living space with a touch of genealogical warmth and humor! Our polyester square pillow features a witty caption: 'Genealogy is like gardening: you plant the seeds, water them with research, and hope crazy relatives don't trample the flower beds.'   Pinterest   
1920 Harrington Street, Southbridge, Massachusetts
Tremblay, William, head, age 41, b. MA, parents b. Canada, dye maker at optical company
Tremblay, Josephine E., wife, age 41, b. Canada, year of immigration 1878, naturalized, parents b. Canada
Tremblay, Exena L., daughter, age 19, b. MA, inspecting at optical company
Tremblay, Elzear G., son, age 18, b. MA, machinist at machine shop
Tremblay, Nelida E., daughter, age 17, b. MA, clerical work at optical company
Tremblay, Lionel W., son, age 16, b. MA
Tremblay, Rodolphe A., son, age 14, b. MA
Tremblay, Roland W., son, age 12, b. MA
Tremblay, Eugene G., son, age 9, b. MA
Tremblay, Edgar A., son, age 8, b. MA
Tremblay, Laureine A., daughter, age 6, b. MA
Tremblay, Raymond A., son, age 5, b. MA
Maynard, Albert, father-in-law, age 66, b. Canada, year of immigration 1869, naturalized in 1890, parents b. Canada, painter in carriage shop
1920 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com: How to Find Your Family History on the #1 Genealogy Website
Get YOUR AncestryDNA Genetic Test Kit!
Mary Nelida TREMBLAY - Tremblay family in 1920 (28 Apr 1920) Front (L to R): Edgar, Josephine, Louise (baby), Lorraine, William, Raymond and Eugene Back (L to R): Nelida,
Tremblay family in 1920 (28 Apr 1920)
Front (L to R): Edgar, Josephine, Louise (baby), Lorraine, William, Raymond and Eugene
Back (L to R): Nelida, Lionel, Exena, Rudolph, George (in photo)
Center: Roland
Thanks to Louise Tremblay Meltaus
Mary Nelida TREMBLAY - Edgar, Nelida, and Eugene Tremblay
Edgar, Nelida, and Eugene Tremblay
photos belonging to Jeannette Lippe Tremblay
marriage1929 Marriage / Partner
Mary Nelida TREMBLAY and Ford Page SHAFER 25 July 1929, Flint, Michigan, USA

She was 27 years old.
Mary Nelida TREMBLAY - Mary Rose Lamontagne Tremblay, Lucille Tremblay, Mary Nelida Tremblay Shafer
Mary Rose Lamontagne Tremblay, Lucille Tremblay, Mary Nelida Tremblay Shafer
Thanks to Tracie Balance
News1929 - October 29 - Black Tuesday - Stock market crash - The Great Depression Begins - It lasted until 1941 (WW2)
1930 Flint, Genesee, Michigan
name: Noleta E Shafer
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Flint, Genesee, Michigan
gender: Female
age: 28
marital status: Married
race: White
birthplace: Massachusetts
estimated birth year: 1902
immigration year:
relationship to head of household: Daughter-In-Law
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: Canada English
enumeration district number: 0048
family number: 46
sheet number and letter: 2B
line number: 95
nara publication: T626, roll 986
film number: 2340721
digital folder number: 4607722
image number: 00926
Household Gender Age
Minnie P Larson F 45
Ford P Shafer M 23
Samantha S Davis F 83
Elizabeth Shafer F 20
Noleta E Shafer F 28

1930 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
Save 30% on Ancestry® with your AARP member discount - Join Today!
Invention 1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)
1940 Flint, Genessee, Michigan
name: Nelida Shafer
titles & terms:
event: Census
event year: 1940
event place: Ward 6, Flint, Flint City, Genesee, Michigan, United States
gender: Female
age: 37
marital status: Married
race (original): White
race (standardized): White
relationship to head of household (original): Wife
relationship to head of household (standardized): Wife
birthplace: Massachusetts
estimated birth year: 1903
residence in 1935: Same House
enumeration district number: 85-98
family number: 150
sheet number and letter: 7B
line number: 42
nara publication number: T627
nara roll number: 1895
digital folder number: 005461847
image number: 00061
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Fred P Shafer M 33 Wisconsin
wife Nelida Shafer F 37 Massachusetts
son Greggory Shafer M 9 Michigan
1940 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
Ancestry US
Invention 1940 - April - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Invention The microwave oven was invented accidentally in 1945 by Percy Spencer, a Raytheon engineer. While testing a magnetron, he noticed microwaves melted a candy bar in his pocket. Experimenting further, he discovered microwaves could cook food quickly. Raytheon patented the process, and by 1947, they built the first commercial microwave oven, called the 'Radarange.' Initially used in commercial settings, microwaves becomes affordable for home use by the 1960s and 1970s, revolutionizing cooking.
1956 Death of Spouse/Partner
Ford Page SHAFER died 26 March 1956, , Michigan, USA
News1962 - The Cuban Missile Crisis was a tense 13-day standoff in October 1962 between the United States and the Soviet Union over the installation of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba, just 90 miles from the U.S. coast. The crisis is considered the closest the Cold War came to escalating into a full-scale nuclear war. It began when American spy planes discovered the missiles, leading to a U.S. naval blockade of Cuba and intense negotiations. The crisis ended when Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev agreed to remove the missiles in exchange for the U.S. promising not to invade Cuba and secretly agreeing to remove American missiles from Turkey.
News1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.
NewsJune 17, 1972 – August 9, 1974 - Watergate Scandal began with the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., in 1972. Members of President Richard Nixon's administration attempted to cover up their involvement. The scandal led to the discovery of multiple abuses of power by the Nixon administration, the resignation of President Nixon in 1974, and the indictment of several administration officials.
News1973 - January 22 - Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 and Doe v. Bolton, 410 U.S. 179: The U.S. Supreme Court declares that the Constitution protects women’s right to terminate an early pregnancy, thus making abortion legal in the U.S.
News1973 - March 29 - The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam
Invention The cell phone was invented by Martin Cooper of Motorola. On April 3, 1973, he made the first handheld mobile phone call with the Motorola DynaTAC. This device weighed 2.5 pounds and was 10 inches long, offering 30 minutes of talk time and requiring 10 hours to charge. The first commercial cell phone was released in 1983, revolutionizing communication and leading to the modern smartphones we use today.
News1981 - June 5 - First reported case of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
News1986 - January 28 - Space Shuttle Challenger accident - The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on January 28, 1986, when the shuttle broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members.
Name: Nelida E Shafer
Certificate: 014884
Death Place: Oxford
Death Date: 2 Jan 1988
Birth Place: Massachusetts
Birth Date: 31 Jul 1902

Ancestry.com. Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.

Name: Nelida Shafer
SSN: 366-14-2271
Last Residence:
01550 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
BORN: 31 Jul 1902
Died: Jan 1988
State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951)

Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011.
Try a 14-day free trial today with Ancestry®
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 4/23/2023 2:23:05 PM
Did You Know?America - Did you know? February 24, 1803 - Marbury v. Madison: Landmark Supreme Court decision greatly expands the power of the Court by establishing its right to declare acts of Congress unconstitutional.

Learn more about where your ancestor was born.

Visit Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

Not the person you are looking for? Try again!

Search for MY Family by Name

NOTE: If you don't know your ancestor's whole name or are unsure of the spelling, specify part of the name.

First Name:
*Last Name:
Born (+/- 2 years):
Died (+/- 2 years):
Match all terms exactly:

Search for MY Family by Place

To search for a place, specify place name below. Choose name from the list. Then SEARCH.
*Place Name:

Genealogy research for Mary Tremblay (on other sites)

findagrave, familysearch

Sign In

Sign In or Join for FREE! to see the details!

Completely FREE. We will never ask for your credit card.

Our Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville) Gift Ideas

Buy it NOW!Southbridge, MA Postcard Shower Curtain - Vintage Main Street Charm

Transform your bathroom into a charming retreat with our Vintage Main Street Postcard Shower Curtain, showcasing a picturesque scene of Southbridge, Massachusetts. This shower curtain features a stunning image of Main Street captured in a bygone era, exuding nostalgia and classic charm.   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!Southbridge, MA With Love - Vintage Postcard - Ceramic Mug 11oz

Bring a piece of Southbridge into your daily life or share it with someone special. Order our Vintage Postcard Ceramic Mug 11oz today and embrace the love from Southbridge, MA.   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!Massachusetts Gift Idea - Made in MASS, Got Wicked Class - Ceramic Mug 15oz

Our 15oz Ceramic Mug is the perfect blend way to show your Massachusetts pride. Whether you're a lifelong Massachusetts resident or just passing through, you'll appreciate the "wicked class" that this mug exudes.   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!Massachusetts Gift t shirt Made in MASS, Got Wicked Class Unisex Softstyle T-Shirt

Are you looking for a t-shirt that's as comfortable as it is stylish? Look no further! Our Unisex Softstyle T-Shirt is the perfect blend of comfort, quality, and Massachusetts pride. Whether you're a lifelong Massachusetts resident or just passing through, you'll appreciate the "wicked class" that this shirt exudes.   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!Massachusetts Gifts - Cranberries, Baked Beans and Fluffernutter - I Love Massachusetts! - Ceramic Mug 11oz MA

Our Ceramic Mug 11oz - Cranberries, Baked Beans, and Fluffernutter - I Love Massachusetts! is more than just a beverage holder; it's a piece of art that celebrates the flavors and traditions of the Bay State. So whether you're sipping your morning coffee, evening tea, or a comforting cup of hot cocoa, you can do it with style and a dash of Massachusetts charm. Plus, it's a fantastic conversation starter. Imagine sharing stories about your favorite Massachusetts memories while enjoying a drink from this delightful mug.   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!Massachusetts Baby Gift - Bay State Baby: Made in MASS, Loved Worldwide! - Baby Short Sleeve Onesie®

Join the Bay State Baby family and let your baby's style shine with a onesie showing that your baby was made in Mass. and is loved worldwide. Because when it comes to dressing your little bundle of joy, nothing beats the perfect blend of comfort, style, and hometown pride!   Pinterest   

Buy it NOW!Proud Descendant of the USA Coffee Mug - 11oz Ceramic

"My ancestors came from the USA. That explains a lot about my love for Thanksgiving, parades, and believing that ketchup is a vegetable!"   Pinterest