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  • ID: I5044
  • Name: Margaret Anne POMEROY
  • Nickname: Annie
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: Aug 1854 in Kensington, Middlesex, England
  • Death: 15 May 1928 in , Alameda, California
  • Note:
    William and Margaret Thomas are not (together) the parents of Annie. The 1900 Census indicates that William and Margaret are the parents of Annie but they had been married only 19 years, while Annie was 45 years old in 1900. 19 years is also the number of years that William Thomas had been in the U.S., while Margaret (and Annie and her husband Frederick G Wilson) had been in the U.S. 22 years. The California Death record of Annie's daughter Gertrude indicates that her mother's maiden name was Pomeroy, not Thomas. It appears that Annie may have left England with her mother after her father Mr. Pomeroy died. Shortly after arrival in the U.S., Annie's mother took William Thomas as her second husband. William and Margaret lived with or near Annie and her family in 1900 and 1910. Following the death of one of her parents, I think it is more likely that Annie would have wanted her remarried mother nearby, rather than a remarried father, i.e. Margaret is the true parent of Annie, and Annie's birth surname is Pomeroy.

    See email source from LIzan Funk dated 23 Oct 2010 re Margaret Anne "Annie" Pomeroy's genealogy.
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  • Change Date: 25 Oct 2010 at 07:22:04



    Father: Phillip William POMEROY b: in East Allington, Devon, England
    Mother: Margaret GILBERT b: Feb 1830 in Barham District, Brixham, Devon, England

    Marriage 1 Frederick G WILSON b: Jan 1853 in , , Scotland
    • Married: ABT 1881 6
    Children
    1. Has Children Annie G WILSON b: 2 Feb 1883 in , , California
    2. Has No Children Frederick Gilbert WILSON Jr b: 1 Oct 1884 in , , California
    3. Has No Children Margaret C WILSON b: 29 Jul 1888 in , , California
    4. Has No Children Gertrude C WILSON b: 25 Apr 1895 in , , California

    Sources:
    1. Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com

      Title: Census 1900 California, San Francisco, San Francisco, District 288
      Note:
      Fred Wilson Household
      Note: Annie Wilson, wife (of Fred Wilson), white female, born Aug 1854, age 45, married 18 years, mother of 5 children, 4 still living, born in England, father born in England, mother born in England, immigrated to US in 1878, in US 22 years, Occupation: Telephone Operator, currently working, can read and write, speaks English, resides at 35 Midway St, North Beach, San Francisco. Annie's mother Margaret lives around the corner at 129 Bay St, with second husband William Thomas.
      Date: 1 Jun 1900
    2. Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com

      Title: Census 1910 California, Alameda, Alameda Town, Ward 3, District 7
      Note:
      Henry P Jacobsen Household (second marriage)
      Frederick G Wilson Household
      Note: Annie M Wilson, wife (of Frederick G Wilson), white female, age 56, married 28 years (first marriage), mother of 5 children, 4 still living, born in England, father born in England, mother born in England, immigrated to U.S. in 1879, speaks English, Occupation: None, can read and write. Resides at 2121 Encinal Ave, Alameda, California.
      Date: 22 Apr 1910
    3. Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com

      Title: Census 1920 California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Assembly District 32, District 189
      Note:
      Annie Wilson Jacobsen
      Note: Annie M Wilson, Head (of Family), white female, age 65, widowed, immigrated to U.S. in 1876 (sic), became a naturalized citizen in 1882, can read and write, born in England, father born in England, mother born in England, speaks English, Occupation: None. Resides at 1408 Larkin St, San Francisco.
      Date: 5 Jan 1920
    4. Repository:
        Name: Internet

      Title: California Death Index 1905-1929
      Publication: www.vitalsearch-ca.com
      Note: Wilson, Annie M, Spouse's Initials: F G, Age at Death: 73, County of Death: Alameda, Date of Death: 15 May 1928, State Record #: 23597
    5. Repository:
        Name: Robert L Pocan

      Title: Pomeroy, Annie, Genealogy
      Author: Funk, Lizan
      Publication: email 23 Oct 2010
      Note: Annie (Pomeroy) was my great-grandfather's younger sister. Her birth name was Margaret Anne Pomeroy. She was born in Kensington, England. Her father's name was Phillip William Pomeroy, born in East Allington, Devon, England to William Pomeroy and Sarah Marsh. Annie's mother's name was Margaret Gilbert. Margaret was born 1830 in the Barcham district, Brixham, Devon. Her parents are George Gilbert (Gilberd) and Mary Drew. Phillip William (Pomeroy) died in Australia abt 1874 in a robbery at his opal digs. The story is Margaret (Gilbert) and (William) Thomas knew each other in England. Margaret and Annie followed Margaret's son and Annie's brother, Phillip George Gilbert (Pomeroy), to San Francisco abt 1876-1878. I found a marriage license for a Margaret Pomeroy and a Thomas in England, so I am not sure where they married, San Francisco or London. For a number of years, Margaret and her husband (William Thomas), Annie (until she married), P.G.G. and his wife, Elizabeth with their 3 boys lived in a house on Chestnut and Larkin in San Francisco. After P.G.G. (Pomeroy) and his family moved to Seattle in 1898, Margaret moved near Annie and Fred (Wilson).
    6. Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com

      Title: Census 1900 California, San Francisco, San Francisco, District 288
      Note:
      Fred Wilson Household
      Note: Fred and Annie Wilson married 18 years in 1900, indicates marriage in 1881 or 1882.
      Date: 1 Jun 1900

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