Ethel Edith Maud Wells

1887 May 30. Her parents George Alfred Wells and Annie Elizabeth Wallace married in Stepney

1891 census. Parents George and Annie Wells are living with 2 older children at 15 York Square, Ratcliff, London. The father is a Lighterman

1893 Mar 8. Birth in London, Middlesex daughter of George Alfred Wells and Annie Elizabeth Wallace

1901 census wells

1901 census. Living at 25 Barnes St, Ratcliff, London, England. Their mother had died in 1899, and the 3 children are alone in the house with a 27 year old childminder Alice Stewart, whom he eventually marries.

1911 census the father George is living with a new wife at 25 Barnes St, Stepney , London - where the children were living alone in 1901. The children by his first marriage are no longer living here. In fact he appears to have married Alice Sophia Stewart only in 24 Mar 1914. Alice Stewart is the childminder in the 1901 census.

1916 Sep 26. Married John McGoey in West Ham. She is living at 2 Maud St, Canning Town

1920 Dec 31. On the manifest from Liverpool of SS Empress of England with her child Anne Elizabeth McGoey. Travels 3rd class. But does not appear to acrually travel

1921 Jan 13. Departs Liverpool on SS Victorian.

1921 Jan 24. Arrives in New Brunswick, Canada with her child Anne Elizabeth McGoey. The ship carries on to St Albans, Vermont, United States where she lands in USA. She gives her next of kin as her brother in law, James McGoey of 58 Chapel St, Hamilton, Scotland. And that she is heading for Detroit, Michigan to meet her husband John McGoey living at 432 Baltimore W, Detroit.

1926 Jan 25. Marries Louis Edward Dorfman in Chicago, Illinois. She was 3 more children by him

1974 Nov. Death in Park Ridge, Cook, Illinois


John Mc Goey 1920 imigrant