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Ada May Drew

Ada May Drew

Female 1870 - 1951  (81 years)

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  • Name Ada May Drew 
    Census 1870  Anally, Sonoma, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Charles Drew, 25, shoe maker, real estate $400, property $100, born in Massachusetts. Emma Drew, 17, keeping house, born in Iowa. Annie B. Drew, 3, born in California. Ida M. Drew, 5 months born in California. Coyle William, 27, Heorseler, property $100, born in Massachusetts.
    Born 23 Jan 1870  Sebastopol, Sonoma California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1880  Angels Camp, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Charles Drew, 36, miner, born in Massachusetts. Emma Drew, 28, keeping house, born in Iowa. Ada Drew, 10, born in California. Maud Drew, 5, born in California.
    Census 1880  Red Bluff, Tehama, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • M. Burger, 46, keeping house, born in Kentucky, father born in Virginia, mother born in Kentucky. Ada Drew, granddaughter, 10, born in California.
    Census 1900  San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1910  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6

    • Edward Rodden, 43, banker, born in California, married 22 years. Ada M. Rodden, 40, born in California, 5 children, 5 living. William Rodden, 21, book keeper in bank, born in California. Lola Rodden, 19, born in California. Mary Rodden, 17, born in California. Charles Rodden, 16, born in California. James Rodden, 2, born in California. Bertha Riesow, 18, servant, born in Wisconsin.
    Census 1920  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • Edward Rodden, 53, president of bank, born in California. Ada M. Rodden, 50, born in California. Lola Rodden, 29, stenographer, born in California. James D. Rodden 12, born in California. Robert D. Rodden, 6, born in California.
    Census 1930  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Edward Rodden, 63, banker in bank, born in California. Ada M. Rodden, 60, born in California. James D. Rodden, 21, born in California. A. Viola Rodden, 39, born in California. Robert D. Rodden, 16, born in California.
    _UID 3D218DEE1CF84F5FA00AB618419BC35305A0 
    Buried May 1951  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 May 1951  Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Obituary: Emma Burger Drew Mead

      Mrs. Mead, Covered Wagon Pioneer, Dies At Advanced Age.

      Coming to California as a six month old baby by ox team, Mrs. Emma Louise Mead, one of the pioneers who made early California history, died here Thursday after a long illness.

      Deceased was 82 years of age, a native of Iowa, but practically her entire life was spent in California. The family settled originally near Copperopolis where they were engaged in farming. When but fifteen years of age deceased was married to Charles Drew, and the young people moved at once to Red Bluff where Drew engaged in mining for many years. the two surviving children are both residents of Oakdale, Mrs. Ed Rodden and Mrs. Maude Gray.

      Following Mr. Drew's death forty years ago, deceased came to Oakdale to make her home and here married Willard Mead. They removed to Stockton where Mrs. Mead became prominent in social work and for her love of children. In all she brought up ten homeless children. Nine years ago, following the death of her husband, Mrs. Mead moved to Yosemite Valley where she made her home until six years ago, at which time she came to Oakdale, residing with her two daughters.

      Funeral services for deceased were held at the Oakdale Undertaking Parlors Saturday afternoon, with Rev. H. H. Allen in charge. Interment was made in Copperopolis.
    Person ID I224  7_families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2006 

    Father Charles Henry Drew,   b. 27 Aug 1844, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1890, Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Emma Louisa Burger,   b. 4 Sep 1852, , , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1933, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 May 1867  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Marriage also noted as 23 May 1869 by Hattie Turner Morgue.
    Family ID F222  Group Sheet

    Family Edward Rodden,   b. 1 Dec 1866, Columbia, Tuolumne, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1934, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married May 1888  Modesto, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Lindsay Rodden,   b. 18 Jun 1889, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1951, , Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Ada Viola Rodden,   b. 29 Sep 1890, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1975, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +3. Mary Louise Rodden,   b. 12 Jun 1892, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1984, San Mateo, San Mateo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. Charles Edward Rodden,   b. May 1893, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. James Drew Rodden,   b. 23 May 1908, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1955, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +6. Robert Ditto Rodden,   b. 12 Feb 1914, , Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 2000, Modesto, Stanislaus, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F225  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Anally, Sonoma, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jan 1870 - Sebastopol, Sonoma California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Angels Camp, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Red Bluff, Tehama, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - May 1888 - Modesto, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - San Francisco, San Francisco, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 1951 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 May 1951 - Oakdale, Stanislaus, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Ada Drew Rodden
    Ada Drew Rodden
    Edward and Ada May Drew Rodden home
    Edward and Ada May Drew Rodden home
    Ada Drew
    Ada Drew
    Rodden Brothers Grocery Store
    Rodden Brothers Grocery Store
    Ada Drew Rodden
    Ada Drew Rodden
    Ada Rodden Drew
    Ada Rodden Drew

    Documents
    Edward Rodden Estate Distribution
    Edward Rodden Estate Distribution
    Page 1
    Edward Rodden Estate Disposition
    Edward Rodden Estate Disposition
    Page 2
    Edward Rodden death announcement page 2
    Edward Rodden death announcement page 2
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    19 Apr 1925
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    Emma Burger Drew Mead Party
    Birthday party thrown for Emma Lousia Burger Drew Mead by her daughters and granddaughters: Ada Drew Rodden, Maud Drew Gray, grandchildren: Mellie Rodden Finney, Alice Gray and Bobby Rodden and great grandchildren: George and Robert Gray, Billy Rodden and Rodden Finney.

    Headstones
    Ada May Drew Rodden headstone
    Ada May Drew Rodden headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S405] California, Sonoma, Anally - 1870 - Federal Census, California, Sonoma, Anally - Sebastopol Post Office, (www.ancestry.com).

    2. [S44] California Death Index 1940 - 1997, State of California. Office of the Sate Registrar of Vital Statistics. Department of Health Services, (www.ancestry.com).

    3. [S373] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - 1880 Federal Census, California, Calaveras, Copperopolis, (www.familysearch.org), Ada Drew, 10, born in California. National Archives Film T9-0064, Page 398B (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S372] California, Tehama, Red Bluff - 1880 - Federal Census, California, Tehama, Red Bluff, (www.familysearch.org), Ada Drew, 10, born in California. Mother born in Iowa, father born in Massachusetts. In house of grandparent, M. Burger. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S381] California, San Francisco, San Francisco - 1900 Federal Census, California, San Francisco, San Francisco, (www.genealogy.com), Ada Rodden, 30, born Jan 1870 in California. District 37, Series T623, microfilm 104, book 2, page 35 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S376] California, Stanislaus, Oakdale - 1910 - Federal Census, California, Stanislaus, Oakdale, (www.ancestry.com), Ada M. Rodden, 40 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S369] California, Stanislaus, Oakdale - 1920 - Federal Census, California, Stanislaus, Oakdale, (www.ancestry.com), Ada M. Rodden, 50, born in California. Father born in Massachusetts, mother born in Iowa. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S370] California, Stanislaus, Oakdale - 1930 - Federal Census, California, Stanislaus, Oakdale, (www.ancestry.com), Ada M. Rodden, 60, born in California. Married at age 18. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S317] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - Copperopolis Courier, ((Copperopolis, California), 1865 - 1867), Book B, pg 249 (Reliability: 4).
      Marriage license of Charles H. Drew and Emma L. Burger

    10. [S397] California, Calaveras, Vital Records Index - Marriages 1854 - 1905, Calaveras County (California) County Recorder, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1981. Film #1302999).