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EBI, James Hiram

EBI, James Hiram[1, 2, 3]

Male 1849 - 1922  (~ 72 years)

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  • Name EBI, James Hiram 
    Born Jul 1849  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1880  San Benito, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1892  San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • As part of his father’s probate settlement, James writes the court in Elkhart Indiana from his residence in San Luis Obispo
    Physical Description 1898  Height 5' 7-3/4", Dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1898  Farmer Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1898  Enterprise District, Hollister, San Benito, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1900  Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1910  San Jose Ward 2, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 19 Apr 1910  456 N 16th Street, San Jose, Santa Clara CA USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 9 Jan 1920  N 21st Street, San Jose, Santa Clara, CA USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Listed as farmer
    Died 4 May 1922  Oakland, Alameda, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Person ID I1291  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2020 

    Father EBI, David,   b. 12 Dec 1813, Canton, Stark, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1892, Elkhart, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother SHELHAMMER, Catherine,   b. 1 Dec 1817, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1858, Mottville Mottville Township St Joseph, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1837  Canton, Stark, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F139  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 MANAHAN, Mary Elizabeth,   b. 1857, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age < 42 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1879  San Benito, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Notes 
    • Witness: Stillman WELLS
    Children 
     1. EBI, Alice May,   b. 21 Sep 1880, Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1972, LOS ANGELES, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 WALTERS, Dora M,   b. 1858, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1910  [7
    • Census has James Ebi as widow, so marriage to Dora after 1910
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F3532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jul 1849 - Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jul 1879 - San Benito, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - San Benito, California, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1892 - San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1898 - Enterprise District, Hollister, San Benito, CA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Hollister, San Benito, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - San Jose Ward 2, Santa Clara, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Apr 1910 - 456 N 16th Street, San Jose, Santa Clara CA USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 9 Jan 1920 - N 21st Street, San Jose, Santa Clara, CA USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1922 - Oakland, Alameda, CA, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    James Hiram Ebi and daughter Alice Ebi
    James Hiram Ebi and daughter Alice Ebi
    Two identical copies of this photo were found with different names of the subjects listed on the back. The one I believe to be more authentic was located in the San Benito Historical Society, and claims this is James Hiram Ebi and daughter Alice Ebi. The note also mentions other relatives of Ebi.
    The second copy, in a box of other photos belonging to Grace Austin Ebi Haller, notes this is Conover Ebi and daughter Eva. That would imply it is Conover Austin (not Ebi), and his daughter Eva Austin. The handwriting on this photo looks to be that of my father, John Austin Byrne, or possibly that of my mother, and either would have gotten the information 2nd hand, probably from my grandmother, Vivian Irene Ebi Byrne.
    Given the facts, I'm inclined to conclude this is James Ebi and daughter Alice. There is another picture of Alice at the San Benito Historical Society, and she is a dead ringer for the individual in this photo.

  • Sources 
    1. [S144] 1898 Great Register of San Benito County, James Hiram Ebi, Farmer, Age 49, Height 5' 7 3/4", Dark complexion, brown eyes, black hair, native of Indiana, Enterprise District, Hollister.

    2. [S14] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910.T624, 1,.

    3. [S902] 1900 United States Federal Census for James H Ebi.

    4. [S902] 1900 United States Federal Census for James H Ebi, Ebi / James H / Head of House / White / Male / Born July 1849 / Age 50 / Widower / Birth - Indiana / Father’s Birth - Ohio / Mother’s Birth - Pennsylvania / Occupation - Farmer / Can Read.

    5. [S11] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Online publication - Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of th.

    6. [S13] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900.T623, 1854 rolls. San Benito, California, ED 16, roll T623 97, page 4A.

    7. [S905] James H Ebi- in the 1910 United States Federal Census.

    8. [S904] 1920 United States Federal Census for James H Ebi.

    9. [S137] Vital Search, Name = Ebi, James H, Spouse initial = O M, Age at death =72, County = 60 (Alameda), Date = 5/4/1922, Year filed = 22, Case ID = 20790, 3036.

    10. [S899] EBI.

    11. [S103] One World Tree (sm), Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., n.d.), Online publication - Ancestry.com. OneWorldTree [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc.

    12. [S171] A Biographical History of the EBY Family, Ezra E Eby, (Published 1889, Hett & Eby Printers, Berlin, Ontario, Canada. Reprinted Nov 1991 by Aden Eby, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada), "David...was married to a Miss Shelhammer", p. 53.

    13. [S113] San Benito County Marriage Record Books, San Benito County Historical Society, Book 1, Page 234.




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