Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell (1841 - 1891)

Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell
1841 - 1891
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell, mother to 10 children, was born on December 16, 1841 at Whitchurch, York, Ontario, Canada. She was born into the Tool family and married into the Scobell family. She was born to Aaron Tool and Susan Cook. Mary married John L M Scobell on March 9, 1858 in Lambton Shores, ON Canada and John died on March 20, 1865. They gave birth to George Scobell, Martha Scobell, and Delfina Scobell. She married William Rice on August 7, 1865 and Mary died on April 5, 1891 in Michigan. They gave birth to Pierette Retta Rice, Mary E Rice, Margaret Elizabeth "Hattie" Rice, William Newton Rice, James William Rice, Rose Edith Rice, and Calvin Corwin Rice. She died on April 5, 1891 at Grout Twp, Grout, Michigan USA at 49 years of age. We know that Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell had been residing in Grout, in Gladwin County, Michigan United States.
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Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell
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Female
Gender
Mary
First name
Elizabeth
Middle name
Tool
Maiden name
Scobell, Tool
Last name(s)
Unknown
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Grout, in Gladwin County, Michigan United States
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Mary Scobell was born on at Whitchurch, York, Ontario, Canada,
Birth
Mary Scobell died on at Grout Twp, in Grout, Gladwin County, Michigan USA
Death
Mary Scobell was born on at Whitchurch, York, Ontario, Canada,
Mary Scobell died on at Grout Twp, in Grout, Gladwin County, Michigan USA
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in Gladwin, Gladwin County, Michigan United States 48624
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English, Welsh

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Canada, USA

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Quaker, Primitive Methodist, Christian Science

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Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell

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Jul 2, 1803 - Sep 29, 1874
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Jan 1, 1820 - Jan 31, 1900

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Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell & John L M Scobell

March 9, 1858 - March 20, 1865
Cause of Separation: Death
Lambton Shores, Lambton County, ON, N0M 2L0, Canada
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January 1833 - Mar 20, 1865

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Jul 25, 1860 - Oct 4, 1909
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Nov 3, 1859 - May 24, 1940
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May 18, 1862 - Unknown
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Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell & William Rice

August 7, 1865 - April 5, 1891
Cause of Separation: Death
Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell

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May 20, 1841 - Jul 28, 1906

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May 12, 1866 - Nov 28, 1932
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1869 - Unknown
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Feb 9, 1873 - Sep 22, 1925
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Aug 25, 1876 - Dec 13, 1946
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May 14, 1878 - May 22, 1948
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Jul 9, 1880 - Aug 28, 1953
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Nov 18, 1883 - Mar 24, 1952

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Mary Elizabeth, wife of Wm. Rice, died suddenly at their residence in Grout Sunday evening, aged 49 years, 3 months and 20 days. She was sitting in her chair, in good health, when she expired without a struggle. Mrs. Rice was a native of Canada, where she spent her girlhood days. She was married to Wm. Rice (her second husband) in Sanilac county in 1865. They have since resided in Canada and Iowa, and came to Gladwin county four years ago. As a result of the first union she leaves two children, Mrs. James Holbert of Sage and one married in Iowa; as a result of the second union four children are left at home, another married in Iowa, and Mrs. D. Hopper of Sage.
Mrs. Rice was a faithful wife and devoted mother, and enjoyed the esteem of a large circle of friends. She had been a member of the Methodist church, but recently embraced the doctrine of Christian Science. Funeral services were held yesterday, having been delayed in expectancy of friends from abroad. Gladwin County Record dated 04-10/1891 Column - 4 Page - 5. Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Gladwin
Gladwin County
Michigan, USA
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Created by: Thomas Ladner
Record added: Apr 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87812132

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In 1841, in the year that Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell was born, on March 4th, William Henry Harrison was inaugurated as the ninth President of the United States. On April 4th, President Harrison died of pneumonia, becoming the first President who died in office - as well as the American president with the shortest term ever served. Vice-President John Tyler immediately became the tenth President of the United States.

In 1861, at the age of 20 years old, Mary was alive when on January 9th, Mississippi became the second state to secede from the Union. Within the same month, 5 more states seceded - Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Texas, and Louisiana - and Jefferson Davis, age 52, resigned as a U.S. Senator.

In 1875, when she was 34 years old, on February 21st, Jeanne Calment was born in southern France. Her father was a shipbuilder and her mother was from a family of millers. She died August 4th, 1997 of natural causes - the world's oldest documented person to have ever lived - at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

In 1880, Mary was 39 years old when in October, the "Blizzard of 1880" began in North America - considered the most severe winter ever known in the US. Many areas were snowbound throughout the whole winter, which was made famous in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter.

In 1891, in the year of Mary Elizabeth (Tool) Scobell's passing, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

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