Genealogy has become a hobby for me over the last 10 years. For me, it's like a puzzle, I love fitting the pieces together. But over the years, I've researched a lot that does not pertain to our family lines. Some for extended family, some for close friends, and some because I was trying to rule out lines to figure out where our line went exactly. I do not want these notes on my Heather's Genealogy Notes blog - because they are not our lines. But I do like to share all of my research, in case it benefits others. That is what this blog is for - research I have done that does not apply to our own family lines, but may be helpful for someone else.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Almeda Lucretia Lumbard 1842-1911

Is this possibly the sister of Joseph Lumbard, who was from Danville & came to visit??  In reading this, I always thought it meant that Josiah Lumbard had a sister in Danville, but now that I have re read it many times, and found Almeda, I think it might mean Joseph had a sister?

Almeda Lucretia Lumbard
Daughter of Joseph Lumbard & Sarah Ritter
Born 18 Nov 1842
Died 10 Sep 1911
Kimber C. Ent
Son Of

Edith V. Ent M. Fred Holmes
Edwin H. Ent

1860 Almeda is a Teacher, living with the Andrews family:

Sarah's death certificate lists Sarah Ritter as her mother, so find out who the E. Ritter, Age 79, is in this census...

Name: A L Lumbard
Age: 18
Birth Year: abt 1842
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Bloom, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Post Office: Bloomsburg
Family Number: 499
Household Members:
Name Age
M Andrews 47
S A Andrews 37
A L Lumbard 18
E E Andrews 13
A A Andrews 10
A E Andrews 11/12

E Ritter 79

1867 - Almeda "Houseknect" married Kimber C. Ent

A. Lucretia & Kimber Ent - these are not common names.  Either Almeda's last name is a mistake, she married once before, or this is not the same couple. But I find it VERY unlikely this is not the same couple, since it's the only Kimber Ent we find in the census, and the ages make it clear they are the one and the same...

Another researcher has that Almeda married Christian Houseknecht August 11 1862.  Christian enlisted in the civil war July 29 1863, and died November 2 1863. 

Name: A Lucretia Houseknecht
Event Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 19 Sep 1867
Marriage Place: Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA
Spouse Name: Kimber C Ent
Denomination: Methodist

Organization Name: Wesley United Methodist Church

1868- Daughter Edith V. Ent is born

Name Almeda Lumbard
Gender Female
Birth Place Pennsylvania
Spouse Kimber Ent
Child Edwin Hartman Ent
Almeda Lumbard - True
Household Members
Name Age
Edwin Hartman Ent
Almeda Lumbard
Kimber Ent


1870 - 
Name Almeda Ent
Age in 1870 26
Birth Year abt 1844
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Home in 1870 Bloomsburg West Ward, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Race White
Gender Female
Post Office Bloomsburg
Household Members
Name Age
Kimber Ent 26
Almeda Ent 26
Edith Ent 1

1872 - Son Edwin Hartman Ent is born
He was the assistant postmaster

EDWIN H ENT assistant postmaster at Bloomsburg Pa was born in that city Sept 22 1872 son of Kimber C Ent John Ent his grandfather was a successful bridge contractor and builder and lived at Light Street where he died and is buried He was twice married and by his first wife had three children Zetta Kate and Kimber C Later he married second Elizabeth Philpot by whom he also had three children Dora Roscoe and Annie Kimber C Ent son of John Ent was born at Light Street Columbia Co Pa in 1842 and in young manhood became a clerk in the Iron dale Furnace store near Bloomsburg but later went on the road as a traveling salesman for a queensware and china house of Philadelphia living however at Bloomsburg where he died in 1898 He married Almeda L Lumbard who died Sept 10 191 1 and both are buried in Rosemont cemetery at Bloomsburg Kimber C Ent and his wife had two children Edith who is the wife of Frederick Holmes teller of the First National Bank of Bloomsburg and Edwin H Edwin H Ent went to the public high and normal schools of Bloomsburg and after leaving school commenced working being engaged in the carpet mill and tube works In 1898 he was appointed a letter carrier at Bloomsburg After holding this position for four and a half years on Aug 1 1902 he was made assistant postmaster of the office at Bloomsburg which position he still fills In 1896 Mr Ent was united in mariage with Elsie West a daughter of John F West of Weatherly Pa Mr and Mrs Ent are the parents of one daughter Editha W who was born in 1905 Mr Ent belongs to Washington Lodge No 265 F & AM Bloomsburg Chapter No 218 RAM Crusade Com mandery No 12 KT and Caldwell Consistory A musician he belongs to the consistory choir The Methodist Church holds his membership and he is serving that body as steward Politically he is a Republican and has done yeoman service for his party As a public official and private citizen Mr Ent has demonstrated his worth and stands high in his community. - Historical and Biographical Annals of Columbia and Montour Counties ... 

1877-  The Ent Family is Found in the Methodist Church Records - 

Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 for A Lucretia Ent
PA - Columbia Bloomsburg Methodist Wesley United Methodist Church
Name: A Lucretia Ent
Event Type: Other
Event Date: 1877
Event Place: Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA
Denomination: Methodist

Organization Name: Wesley United Methodist Church

1880 - 
In 1880, the census says Almeda's mother was born in Maine.  Could that possibly be an error and it was her father born in Maine?

Name Almeda Ent
Age 37
Birth Year abt 1843
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Home in 1880 Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Race White
Gender Female
Relation to Head of House Wife
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Kimber C. Ent
Father's Birthplace Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace Maine
Occupation Keeping House
Household Members
Name Age
Kimber C. Ent 37
Almeda Ent 37
Edith Ent 11

Edwin H. Ent 7

In 1900 Almeda lists both her parents as born in Pa.  She is living with her daughter and son in law.

Name Almeda Ent
Age 37
Birth Date Nov 1842
Birthplace Pennsylvania
Home in 1900 Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Race White
Gender Female
Relation to Head of House Boarder
Marital Status Widowed
Father's Birthplace Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace Pennsylvania
Mother: number of living children 2
Mother: How many children 3
Household Members
Name Age
Fred Holmes 32
Edith Holmes 31

Almeda Ent 37

1910- Name Almeda Ent
Birthplace Pennsylvania
State PA
Age 67
Color W;W
Enumeration District 0008
Visit 0190
County Columbia, Bloomsburg
Relation Mother-in-law
Other Residents
Relation Name Age Birth Place
Head of Household Fred Homes

1911 - Almeda Died
Her death certificate lists her mother as born in PA, and her father as born in New York.

Gender Female
Race White
Age 68
Birth Date 18 Nov 1842
Birth Place Pennsylvania
Death Date 10 Sep 1911
Death Place Bloomsburg, Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA
Father Joseph Lumbard
Mother Sarah Ritter
Certificate Number 83430
Almeda Lucretia Ent - 1911 - False[Almeda Lucretia Lumbard]
Household Members
Name Age
Almeda Lucretia Ent
Sarah Ritter

Joseph Lumbard

Burial - 
According to Historical and Biographical Annals of Columbia and Montour Counties ... 
Rosemont Cemetery, Bloomsburg Pa.

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