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Allen, Adelphia Martina

Allen, Adelphia Martina[1]

Female 1893 - 1997  (104 years)

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  • Name Allen, Adelphia Martina 
    Born 22 Nov 1893  Earlville, Clinton County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Adelphia Campbell  [1
    _AMTID 302051500626:1030:155362986 
    _UID FC0DFEB136C34543B1935FDE26E789429218 
    Died 3 Dec 1997  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried 13 Dec 1997  Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Riverside Cemetery, Lot 13 
    Person ID I3228  Tree_1
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Father Allen, Herbert Charles 
    Mother Burdick, Agnes Jeannette 
    Family ID F1097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Campbell, Kleber Alexander Jr.,   18 Oct 1902, Hopedale, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   23 May 1991, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 13 Aug 1926  Buffalo, Erie County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F1092  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1893 - Earlville, Clinton County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Aug 1926 - Buffalo, Erie County, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Dec 1997 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Riverside Cemetery, Lot 13 - 13 Dec 1997 - Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts
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  • Notes 


    • Adelphia graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 1916; completed Vassar Training Camp for Nurses in 1918; graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing in 1920; and earned a BS degree from Simmons College School of Public Nursing in 1924. She did public health nursing in Boston. She was a volunteer at the American Red Cross blood bank in Grafton. She was a member of the Evangelical Congregational Church in Grafton, the Grafton District Nursing Association, the Grafton Garden Club and the King's Daughters. Her interests included family, rug hooking, knitting, stenciling, sewing and cooking.

      Worcester Telegram & Gazette (MA) - December 6, 1997
      Deceased Name: ADELPHIA A. CAMPBELL, 104 GRAFTON'S OLDEST RESIDENT
      GRAFTON - Adelphia A. (Allen) Campbell, 104, formerly of 46 North St., a public-health nurse for many years, a Red Cross volunteer, and Grafton's oldest living resident, died Wednesday in River Terrace Health Care Center, Lancaster, from complications of pneumonia.
      Her husband of 65 years, Kleber A. Campbell Jr., died in 1991. She leaves a son, Kleber A. Campbell III of West Boylston; a daughter, Joan Campbell-Phillips of South Harpswell, Maine; eight grandchildren; and 16 greatgrandchildren. She was born in Earleville, N.Y., daughter of Herbert C. Allen Jr. and Agnes Jeannette (Burdick) Allen, and lived here 70 years before moving to Lancaster last year. She was the oldest living resident of Grafton. She graduated from Lafayette High School, Buffalo, N.Y., in 1912 and Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, in 1916. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing, Cleveland, in 1920 and earned another bachelor's degree from Simmons College School of Public Nursing in Boston. She completed the nurses' training program at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
      Mrs. Campbell was a registered public health nurse for the City of Boston for many years before she retired. She was then a volunteer for many years at the American Red Cross blood bank in Grafton.
      She was a member of the Evangelical Congregational Church, the Grafton District Nursing Association, the Grafton Garden Club and the King's Daughters. Her interests included family, rug hooking, knitting, stenciling, sewing and cooking.
      A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 13 in the Evangelical Congregational Church, 30 Grafton
      Common. After cremation, burial will be at the convenience of the family in Riverside Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mount Holyoke College, Scholarship Fund, South Hadley 01075; or the Evangelical Congregational Church, 30 Grafton Common, Grafton 01519. Robert C. Roney, 152 Worcester St., North Grafton, is directing arrangements.
      Copyright (c) 1997 Worcester Telegram & Gazette Corp.

      US Federal Census Data:
      1900 - living in Hamilton, Madison, New York with parents, siblings Herbert and Winifred and mother's mother
      1910 - living in Buffalo Ward 27, Erie, New York with parents and siblings Herbert and Winifred
      1930 - living in Grafton, Worcester, Massachusetts with husband and son

  • Sources 
    1. [S114] Campbell, Kleber - correspondence.

    2. [S1211] Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

    3. [S1211] Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration (Reliability: 2).
      Birth: 22 Nov 1893; Death: 03 Dec 1997 - verified
      SSN=028-40-3445