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Isolean Tait[1]

Female about 1879 - after 1931  (~ 53 years)


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  • Name Isolean Tait 
    Gender Female 
    Born about 1879  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Mistakenly 1869 by Michelle Robinson
    Alias/AKA Oslyn Tate, Isolen Milks, Isolene Tate  [4, 5, 6
    Died after 1931  [7
    • 1931 photo, 1930 Lizzie Gallaher Interview
    Person ID I70908  Clan Moffat Genealogy
    Last Modified 12 February 2006 

    Father Thomas Tait,   b. 25 June 1815, Kirkpatrick Durham, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 September 1891, Foster Twp., McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Moffat,   b. 1813, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 January 1885, Bradford, McKean Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F49479  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Bert Milks,   b. 22 October 1874, Napoli, Cattaraugus Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1930  (Age > 57 years) 
    Married 1 September 1907  Salamanca, Cattaraugus Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harry Milks,   b. 26 November 1911,   d. before 1920  (Age < 8 years)
    Family ID F49528  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • [Adapted by Alaric Faulkner from reminiscences of Lizzie Tait Gallaher, Notes of Stella Fox Beam]
      Isolean was born at Grandfather [Thomas Tait]'s house and Janet stayed with them three years. Grandfather named the newborn after one of his old sweethearts. He kept her in his home till he married Connie who sent her to a soldier's orphans school. But she was not a soldier's daughter! She also went to Bradford school awhile and stayed with Lizzie.

      When Isolean came home, she was taken to Janet's (Will Miller had died) at Foster Brook and lived with Janet always after that.

      Isolean was married September 1st, Labor Day, 1907 at Salamanca [NY] to Bert Milks, a divorced man with no children. Vining, Janet’s new husband, opposed the marriage and didn't want her to take the piano, etc. Isolean and Bert went to live on Bert's farm 3 mi. above Little Valley [NY, just N. of Bradford, PA]. Lives there now [1930]. After Vining's death, Isolean took charge of all and held sale and Janet came to live with Isolean.

      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Oslyn Tate
      Age: 2
      Estimated birth year: <1878>
      Birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Relationship to head-of-household: Daughter
      Home in 1880: Bradford, Mckean, Pennsylvania
      Marital status: Single
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Father's name: Thomas Tate
      Father's birthplace: ---
      Mother's name: Elisebeth Tate
      The 1880 census lists Isolean as “Oslyn Tate” age two, and the adopted daughter of Thomas Tate and Elizabeth, born in Pennsylvania, parents’ birthpalces left blank., , [7, 8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1398] GEDCOM file from file “AdamMoffatDesends”, submitted by Alaric Faulkner.

    2. [S1330] US Federal Census, June 1, 1880, Bradford/Foster, PA.

    3. [S1330] US Federal Census, Jan. 2, 1920, Napoli, N.Y.

    4. [S1368] Family Member - Michelle Ann Robinson [Fox].

    5. [S1330] US Federal Census, Napoli, NY, 1930; June 1, 1880, Bradford/Foster, PA.

    6. [S1350] Family Trees search, Ancestry.com, Krystal Smith.

    7. [S1362] Reminiscences of Elizabeth Tait Gallaher -- Notes of Estella Fox Beam.

    8. [S1330] US Federal Census, June 1, 1880, Bradford&|;Foster, McKean PA.


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