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Elizabeth ann Pearson born 11th April 1844 not found in GRO births,
however her baptism confirms the birth date given in the family Bible.

Baptism 26th December 1845 All Saints Wakefield

Baptism Elizabeth ann Pearson

Marriage 26th December 1861 at St. Pauls, Alverthorpe
Elizabeth ann Pearson aged 18 Dressmaker to William osbourne Baines 27 School Master

Marriage Elizabeth ann Pearson

1871 census
Source                   RG10; Piece: 4560; Folio: 26; Page: 13
Place                     west Leeds district 9
Dwelling                 36 Carlton Cross st schedule 28

William   O  Baines  head m  30 Solictors Bill Clerk           Uppingham Rutland
Elizabeth A  Baines  wife m  26                                Wrenthrope
Alice        Baines  dau      8  Scholar                       Alverthorpe
William   P  Baines  son      6  scholar                       Hilperton
Roland    O  Baines  son      3                                Leeds
GRO deaths
Roland osbourne Baines died dec1873 Leeds age 6
It appears Elizabeth seperated circa 1875 from William as she emigrated to USA
under the surname Walter and the 1881 uk census show William with a new wife.
later USA census records Alice as having arrived USA circa 1878.

1880 census 3rd june 1880
Source            district 505 page 6
Place          Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dwelling        house  839, North 45th Street/ Westminster 

Elizabeth A. Walter  head  m  36      Dress maker                England
Alice B.     Baines  dau      17                                 England
William P.   Baines  son      15                                 England
George A.    Walter* son       5                                 England
** George arthur b.junqt1875 Leeds, registered as Baines, however he may have been the son of a Elizabeths new Partner but as she had not remarried she would have registered the child's father as Baines.
The USA 1890 census was destroyed by fire, however
the Philadelphia City directory for 1885 and 1890 lists
Eliabeth A. Baines widow H. 3960 Parrish,
From one of her letters we know that in 1896 one of her sons William is at 4219 Parrish street!
Following the death of Elizabeth's mother Elizabeth ann Pearson nee Ramsden on the 14th oct 1896 In Horrogate. In 1897 Elizabeth is recorded returning from an 8? month Visit to Horrogate England
White Star Line,  ship the Majestic  
departed Liverpool 15 December 1897
passenger No.20 , Elizabeth ann Baines aged 53 yrs 8 mns Widow, Seamstress
last in usa Philadelphia 8 months ago, Funds 50
Destination Daughter  213 North Mass Avnue, Philadelphiia

During this return visit to UK Elizabeth wrote several letters to her Son William

1900 census, 16th June
place            Disctrict 564, Ward 24, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dwelling          3953 Wallace Street 

Elizabeth A Baines  Boarder  W  56  Seamstress, born apr 1844  England
                                    mother of 5 children 3 living
Enumeration error recorded as Banes


Atlantic City Cemetery
Doughty Rd. Pleasentville

Memorial Id.176001939


Died July 23rd 1901
Aged 57 years


THe burial plot was purchased by her son inlaw Frank Servoss.
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