Saturday, August 17, 2013

Delight Julia Eddy, 1840-1017

According to her death record, Delight Julia Eddy, sometimes known as Julia Delight Eddy, was born in the state of New York on July 17, 1840. In the 1860 U.S. Census, D. Jarvis is shown living in the household of William Jarvis, in Milan, Erie County, Ohio. Several other adult members of the Jarvis family were in this household in 1860. On January 20, 1864, Julia Del. Jarvis married William H. Eddy in Milan, Ohio, with the Rev. J.H. Walter of the Milan Presbyterian Church officiating.

In the 1880 U.S. Census, Julia Delight Eddy's name is listed as Delina Eddy. The William H. Eddy family is living on Melville Street in Sandusky, Ohio, where William works as a painter. The children in the family include:

Sophia, age 13
Charles, age 12
Carrie, age 10
Sarah, age 8

By the time of the 1900 U.S. Census, Delight Eddy is a widow. She was residing with her daughter, Carrie Gibbs, in Sandusky, Ohio. On August 17, 1917, Mrs. Julia Delight Eddy died at the age of 77 years of age. She was buried in Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery.

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