Ethel May Roydhouse

Ethel May was born to George W and Ida V Roydhouse on the 26th May 1881, in Philadelphia.

In the 1900 United States Federal Census she was recorded as being 19, and at school with her sister Florence, 16, and brother Howard,14. Also present Maggie from Ireland and Annie from Germany, both working as servants in the Roydhouse dwelling.

On the 10th February 1904 she married Thomas Herbert Ingram and their son Harry Lewis Ingram was born in 1906.
By the 1920 census, however, Ethel is recorded as divorced, and sharing her home with her Uncle Harry, a widower aged 71 and her Aunt Emma spinster aged 65.

In 1930 she is living with her father George, 84 and Uncle Harry aged 82. She is recorded as a widow, however her husband died after that census in 1939.

Her son Harry had married Winifred Margaret Williams sometime before 1932, and he named his sons Harry and Ronald.

Ethel’s death certificate issued for the 14th February 1940 in Springfield in the county of Montgomery states she is divorced.

Her death was attributed to Tuberculosis. She is buried in Springfield Cemetery.(Laurel Hill)

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