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  • ID: I48838
  • Name: Adelina Bunnell
  • Surname: Bunnell
  • Given Name: Adelina
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 7 Dec 1868 in Fruitvale, Alameda Co., Ca
  • Death: 15 May 1946 in Oakland, Alameda Co., Ca of (Hypostilic?) pneumonia, 1 week, due to congestive heart failure, 2 weeks
  • Burial: 25 May 1946 Mountain View Crematory, Oakland, Alameda Co., Ca
  • Reference Number: B1.15
  • _UID: 7337CAC25A66D511B4DE99B85F718F3957DA
  • Note:
    ! (1) "The Oakland Post-Enquirer," Oakland, CA, 1 Sep 1925, p4. Obituary of Mrs. George W. Bunnell (mother).
    (2) Adelina Alice Hodgkin Davidson, granddaughter.
    (3) Death certificate, CA #46-033858. Informant Alice Elliot Hodgkin, daughter.
    (4) Mountain View Cemetery Assn., Ledger 11/1483 B.
    (5) Supplemental Report of Birth for Albert H. Elliot Jr. (son), Oakland, Alameda Co., CA, 4 Jun 1902.
    (6) Return of Birth for Albert H. Elliot Jr. (son), Oakland, Alameda Co., CA, from the Office of the County Recorder, Alameda Co. Courthouse, 12th & Fallon St., Oakland, CA 94612, record no. 487.
    (7) Marriage License, Contra Costa Co., CA, #41, 9 Jun 1894.
    (8) Marriage Certificate, Contra Costa Co., CA, recorded 12 Jun 1894.
    (9) 1880 census, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA, ED 7, sheet 4. FHL #1,254,061. Household of E.F. Bunnell.
    (10) Probate record of father George W. Bunnell, Superior Court of Alameda Co., CA #38370.
    (11) "Husted's Oakland City Directory." (a) 1 Jan 1894, p.422. FHL #1,000,836. (b) 1899, p.176. FHL #1,000,838. (c) 1 Dec 1892, p.133. FHL #1,000,836.
    (12) "Couple Who Fell in Love at North Hall in 1887 Visit Scene of Romance," "Oakland Tribune," Oakland, CA, 13 May 1931, p.18. [NOTE: Includes photo.]

    ! Birth: (9) d/o G.W. and Allice BUNNELL. (12) d/o Professor George Woodbury BUNNELL. (3) 7 Dec 1868. (7,8) Age 24 on 9 Jun 1894 [b. 1870]. (9) Age 11 in 1880 [b. 1869]. (3) Fruitvale, Alameda Co., CA. (9) CA.
    Marriage to Albert H. ELLIOT: (1,2,3) (7,8) 9 Jun 1894. (12) Not long after graduating with the class of '91. (7,8) Contra Costa Co., CA. (8) Martinez, CA. By Eugene W. STODDARD, Pastor, Congregational Church.
    Death: (3) 15 May 1946, at her home 540 29th St., Oakland, Alameda Co., CA, 1:41 p.m., of pneumonia, 1 week, due to congestive heart failure, 2 weeks.
    Burial: (4) 25 May 1946, Mountain View Crematory, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA. (3) 16 May 1946, cremated at Mt. View Crematory, Albert Brown Undertaking Co., Oakland, CA, funeral directors.

    (9) 1880, 1 Jun: Adaline BUNNELL, age 11, b. CA, occupation "at home", living in household of grandparents E.T. and A.W. BUNNELL, 2nd ward, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA, with parents G. W. and Allice BUNNELL and siblings Woodbury, Edwin H., and George BUNNELL.
    (12) 1887: "Back in 1887, on the steps of old North hall on the University of California [Berkeley] campus, Albert H. ELLIOT sat musing about everything in general - the weather, the way co-eds dressed their hair, that pending mathematics test. Adelina BUNNELL, daughter of Professor George Woodbury BUNNELL, Instructor in Greek at the college, sauntered by and in a twinkling all thoughts but one fled from ELLIOT's mind. It was romance at first sight in the shadow of North hall, and not long after ELLIOT and Miss BUNNELL graduated with the class of '91, they were married."
    (11c) 1892: Student, residence 1955 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA, with Mrs. E.F., Geo. W., and Geo. W. Jr. BUNNELL.
    (11a) 1893: Miss Adelina BUNNELL, residence 1955 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA, with Geo. W., Mrs. A.W., Edwin, Geo. W. Jr., and Woodbury BUNNELL.
    (7,8) 1894, 9 Jun: Residence was Oakland, CA.
    (11b) 1899: Mrs. Adelina ELLIOTT, residence 1305 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA, with Albert H. ELLIOT, Mrs. Alice BUNNELL, and Geo. W. BUNNELL.
    (5,6) 1902, 4 Jun: Was living at 1305 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA. Her son Albert was born at 540 29th St., Oakland, on that day.
    (1) 1925, 1 Sep: Living in Oakland, CA.
    (10) 1926, 12 Jan: Living at 2901 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA. This had been her parents' home, which her father left her in his will. She also inherited various bonds, total value of inheritance $188,747.51, less tax of $8,862.32.
    (2) Her grandchildren called her Mamee'.
    (2) Was the first woman to ride astride in the Bay area. Men would stand outside and hoot at her. Was the first, or one of very few, to own an automobile in the Bay Area. She was asked to drive Admiral somebody in a ticker tape parade in San Francisco. "Mamee always looked so lost & bewildered & almost angry in her pictures holding babies (Uncle Bill, in this case). This amazes me, as I doted on her & always remember her as a gay, sociable, & MOST self-sufficient person."
    (3) 1946, May: Residence at death was 540 29th St., Oakland, CA.
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    Father: George Woodbury Bunnell b: 25 Feb 1840 in Roxbury, Suffolk Co., MA
    Mother: Alice Theresia Baker b: 16 Nov 1840 in Bradford, Merrimack Co.,N.H.

    Marriage 1 Albert Howell "Bert" Elliot b: 29 Jun 1868 in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., Ca
    • Married: 9 Jun 1894 in Martinez, Contra Costa Co., Ca
    Children
    1. Has Children Alice Bunnell "Honey" Elliot b: 19 Oct 1895 in Oakland, Alameda Co., Ca
    2. Has Children Albert Howell "Bill" Elliot Jr. b: 4 Jun 1902 in Oakland, Alameda Co., Ca
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