Elsie Maud Comensoli (1886 - 1949)

A photo of Elsie Maud Comensoli
Elsie Maud Comensoli
1886 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Elsie Maud Comensoli was born in 1886. She was born to Merrifeld William Comensoli and Eliza Jane Whitford Comensoli, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Watta, Australia at age 63.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Elsie Maud Comensoli Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Elsie Comensoli, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Comensoli family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Elsie Maud Comensoli

First name

Elsie

Middle name

Maud

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Elsie Comensoli was born in

Death

Elsie Comensoli died in in Watta, Australia

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Elsie.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Elsie Maud Comensoli?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Elsie's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Elsie a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Watta, Australia

Education

Did Elsie finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Elsie attend?

Professions

Share what Elsie did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Elsie's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Elsie serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Elsie Comensoli?
View other bios of people named Elsie Comensolis
Back to Top

Elsie Maud Comensoli Family Tree

Elsie's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Comensoli family tree.

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Elsie's Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Elsie during various points of her life.
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Elsie

What do you remember about Elsie Maud Comensoli? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Elsie is remembered.

Elsie Comensoli Obituary

This obit of Elsie Maud Comensoli is maintained by Elsie's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Elsie Maud Comensoli died in 1949 in Watta, Australia at 63 years old. She was born in 1886. She was born to Merrifeld William Comensoli and Eliza Jane Whitford Comensoli, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Elsie Maud Comensoli

1886 - 1949 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Elsie's lifetime

In 1886, in the year that Elsie Maud Comensoli was born, on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

In 1902, Elsie was 16 years old when the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1910, Elsie was 24 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1930, Elsie was 44 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1949, in the year of Elsie Maud Comensoli's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

Other Biographies

Other Elsie Comensolis

Elsie Merrifield Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia

Other Comensolis

Brett Anthony Comensoli
Died: 1966
Wangaratta, Australia
Albert John Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia
Lorraine Margar Keat Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia
Muriel Millicent Comensoli
1910 - 1970
Park, Australia
Renshaw Willia Comensoli

Park, Australia
Mary Comensoli

Park, Australia
Martin Dominic Comensoli
1910 - 1975
Wangaratta, Australia
Domenico Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia
Elsie Merrifield Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia
Dennis Edwin Comensoli
1947 - 1978
Wangaratta, Australia
John Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia
Lillian Perry Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia
Lilian Comensoli
1910 - 1980
Wangaratta, Australia
Perry Edward Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia
Jane Mary Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia
John Comensoli
1907 - 1983
Wangaratta, Australia
Domonic Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia
Waud Elsie Comensoli

Wangaratta, Australia

Other Bios

John Marks Newton
1874 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Newton Hodgson Newton

Watta, Australia
Ann Marks Newton

Watta, Australia
Roy Thompson
1897 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Thompson Rich Thompson

Watta, Australia
Rose Anne Oliver Thompson

Watta, Australia
Emily Frances Ack
1896 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Mahlook John Ack

Watta, Australia
Mary Joseph Shin Ack

Watta, Australia
Emily Frances Lee Ack
1896 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Mahlook John Lee Ack

Watta, Australia
Shirley Ann Briggs
Died: 1949
Watta, Australia
Edward Smithies
1890 - 1949
Watta, Australia
Smithies Henry Smithies

Watta, Australia
Elizabeth Scott Smithies

Watta, Australia
Success Stories from Biographies like Elsie Maud Comensoli
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.