Name: Elizabeth Merle NEWHAM
ALIA: Elizabeth Merle /Davis/
Birth: 3 NOV 1896 in Tilbury East, Kent Co., Ont.Canada
Death: 5 OCT 1988 in Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan
Burial: OCT 1988 Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, MI.
Adopted: 1899 Ontario (by George Davis)
Birth Father 1896 Spencer Newham, Jr.
Census: BET 1900 AND 1910 Deroit, Michigan, USA
Census: BET 1920 AND 1940 Deroit, Michigan, USA
A Birth record has not been found. the date was taken from Census records. A marriage license application was found between Spencer Newman (s/b Newham) and Elzora Hendricks June 20, 1896 Washtenaw Co., Michgan but a record of the marriage was not returned. Family information confirmed that her mother Elzora was expecting a child in 1896. Her birth father was born in Tilbury, Kent Co., Ont.
and was living in Michigan in 1896. Elzora did not stay with Spencer Newham. Charlotte married 1899 to George Davis under the assumed name of Christena Hendrick and George Davis apparently adopted Elisabeth in 1899. Elizabeth went by the surname Davis.
The family moved to Detroit about 1900 and it was here Elisabeth married and raised her children. She never knew that her birth father was Spencer Newham, Jr. from Tilbury, Ontario. Elizabeth went by surname Davis until she married Ellsworth Schrader. Elisabeth died Garden City, Wayne, MI, Residence Melvindale, Wayne, MI.
Father: Spencer Jr. NEWHAM b: 24 APR 1874 in Tilbury East, Ontario, Canada
Mother: Charlotte Alzora HENDRICKS b: 13 NOV 1864 in Tilbury East, Kent Co., Ont., Canada
Ellsworth Ryder SCHRADER b: 17 SEP 1896 in Livonia, Michigan
16 MAY 1916
in Detroit, Michigan
- Mabel Lorain SCHRADER b: 1 AUG 1923 in Detroit, Michigan
- John William SCHRADER b: SEP 1925 in Detroit, Michigan
- Charles Frederick SCHRADER b: 5 SEP 1928 in Detroit, Michigan
- June Ann SCHRADER b: 3 JUN 1930 in Detroit, Michigan
- Ethel May SCHRADER b: 4 SEP 1931 in Detroit, Michigan