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Cora May Monroe

Female 1867 - 1951  (83 years)


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  • Name Cora May Monroe 
    Born 16 May 1867  Bennington Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 January 1951  Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 8 January 1951  Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Civil War Pension documents of 28 September 1891 indicate Cora is living at, “No. 16 Nye St., Grand Rapids.”

      Grand Rapids Press,19 March 1898, Page 5
      Society
      Central Lodge, D. of H., will give a benefit pedro party at the home of Mrs. Cora Joyce 16 Ney street, on Wednesday evening.

      Grand Rapids Press, 22 March 1898, Page 3
      LITTLE NEWS STORIES
      The pedro party, which was to have been given at the home of Mrs. Joyce, 16 Nye street, tomorrow evening, has been indefinitely postponed.

      Grand Rapids Press, 15 April 1898, Page 3
      City News in Brief
      Crystal lodge, D. Of H., will give a pedro party Friday evening at the residence of Mrs. Cora Joyce, No. 16 Ney street.

      Grand Rapids Press, 28 November 1906, Page 3
      What’s Going on in Society
      Mrs. Cora Joyce of 18 Ney street arrived home last evening from a trip to Corunna, Owosso and Perry.

      Grand Rapids Press, 2 August 1908, Page 4
      The Social Side
      Mr. and Mrs. Edward Joyce of 18 Ney street are entertaining Mr. and Mrs. William Monro of Jackson, Mich. for a few days.

      Grand Rapids Press, 10 November 1913, Page 7
      The Social Side
      Miss Mae Griffith entertained on Friday evening with a party at her home, 642 Fairview avenue, N.E. Twenty young people were present, Mrs. Edward Joyce acting as chaperon. Music and games furnished amusement for the evening.

      Grand Rapids Press, 26 August 1914, Page 7
      The Social Side
      Mrs. E.J. Joyce and daughter, Miss Madlyn Joyce, of 247 Jefferson avenue, S.E., left Saturday evening for Jackson and Detroit where they will visit for two weeks.

      Grand Rapids Press, 14 October 1914, Page 7
      The Social Side
      Mr. and Mrs. Edward Joyce of Lagrave-av. ahave as their guests Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Brant of Dayton, O.: Mrs. William Marshall and daughter, Mrs. L Pettigrew and granddaughter, Marion of Denver, Colo.: Mr. and Mrs. William Monroe of Jackson and Louis Hoffman of Monroe.

      Grand Rapids Press, 13 July 1915, Page 7
      The Social Side
      Mrs. L. Frinston, who has been a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Joyce of 247 Jefferson avenue, S.E., has returned to her home in Brighton, Ia.

      Grand Rapids Press, 20 May 1916, Page 7
      Social Notes
      Mrs. Edward Joyce and daughter, Helen, of 245 Jefferson avenue, S.E., are visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Harrison in Cascade.

      Grand Rapids Press, 17 November 1916, Page 26
      ANNOUNCEMENTS
      The St. Andrew’s branch of the Vincentian Relief association will have a pedro party Friday night at the home of Mrs. E.J. Joyce, Maple street and Jefferson avenue, S.E.

      Grand Rapids Press, 20 November 1916, Page 7
      The Social Side
      Mrs. Edward Joyce 247 Jefferson avenue S.E., is spending a few days with friends in Jackson.

      Grand Rapids Press, 9 July 1917
      Social Side
      Mrs. Edward Joyce and daughter Madlyn of 120 Jefferson avenue, S.E., left Saturday for a two weeks’ visit with friends at Owosso and Bennington.

      Grand Rapids Press, 30 January 1918, Page 7
      Events Past and Present
      Mrs. James Beavis of Lansing spent Sunday in Grand Rapids as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Joyce, 120 Jefferson av.

      Grand Rapids Press, 3 March 1919
      The Social Side
      Personal Mention
      Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Haynes of Chicago, formerly of Grand Rapids, have returned to this city to make their home and are spending a few days as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edard Joyce, 201 Lagrave- av.

      Death Certificate: Cora M. Joyce died 4 January 1951 in Grand Rapids. She was born 16 May 1867 in Bennington, Michgian and was 83 years old when she died. Her parents were Burdette Monroe and Carrie Simons. "Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KF3P-567 : accessed 30 Apr 2013), Cora M Joyce, 1951.

      OBITUARY - Grand Rapids Press, 6 January 1951

      JOYCE --- Funeral mass for Mrs. Cora M. Joyce, widow of Edward J. Joyce of 58 Carlton Ave., SE., will be Monday morning at 11 o’clock in St. Andrew’s cathedral. Interment Woodlawn cemetery. Mrs. Joyce reposes at her residence where members of the Altar society and friends will recite the Rosary Sunday evening at 8 o’clock. Arrangements by Alt.

      Obituary:
      Cora M. Joyce, Choir Member, Dies; Was 83
      Mrs. Cora M. Joyce died Thursday at the home her daughter, Mrs. Aileen Hills of 55 Carlton Ave., SE. She was 83, and the widow of Edward J. Joyce who died in 1942.
      A native of Bennington, Mrs. Joyce lived here since she was 18. She was many years a member of the choir of St. Andrew’s Cathedral and belonged to the Cathedral Altar Society, and the Altar Society of the St. Thomas Church, and to the Cathedral Daughters of America.
      Mrs. Joyce was active in charitable organizations.
      In addition to Mrs. Hills, she is survived byb four other daughters, Mrs. Joseph Potchen, Mrs. J. C. Zant and Mrs. Leonard F. Howe all of Grand Rapids, and Mrs. Edward T. Hannan of Muskegon Heights, 22 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
      Services will be Monday at 11 a. m. from St. Andrew’s Cathedral, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

      Obituary, Grand Rapids Herald, 6 Jan 1951:
      JOYCE — Mrs. Cora M. Joyce, aged 83, widow of Edward J. Joyce, passed away Thursday afternoon at her home, 55 Carlton Ave., SE. She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Eileen Joyce Hills, Mrs. Leonard F. Howe, Mrs. Joseph A. Potchen, and Mrs. J. Condon Zant, all of Grand Rapids and Mrs. Edward T. Hannon of Muskegon Heights; twenty-two grandchildren and thirteen greatgrandchildren. Funeral Mass will be Monday morning at 11 o’clock in St. Andrew’s Catedral. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Mrs. Joyce reposes at her residence, where members of the Altar Society and friends will recite the Rosary Sunday evening at 8 o’clock. Arrangements by Alt.

      Grand Rapids City Cemeteries
      Name: Cora M. Joyce
      WOODLAWN CEMETERY
      BLOCK B
      Lot :202_A
      Space :3
      Date of death: 01/04/1951
      Funeral director: Hollebeek, Mr. Martin I
      Service date: 01/08/1951 [1]
    Person ID I3925  Schirado
    Last Modified 14 June 2014 

    Father William Berdette Monroe,   b. 11 January 1841, Violet Township, Fairfield County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 December 1879, Bennington Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Caroline Holdbrook Simons,   b. 1 May 1845, Manlius, Onondaga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1917, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 19 March 1866  Laingsburg, Shiawassee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rev. James Mc Lead
    Notes 
    • Civil War Pension Record, Caroline H. Monroe request for pension cert. 824024
    Family ID F421  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Edward James Joyce,   b. 3 January 1866, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 December 1942, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 25 April 1888  St. Andrew's Cathedral, Grand Rapids, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. (infant child) Joyce,   b. 9 September 1888, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 September 1888, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Harold Edward Joyce,   b. 18 November 1889, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 April 1920, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     3. Madlyn Cora Joyce,   b. January 1892, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 July 1925, Plainfield Township, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years)
    +4. Aileen Edith Joyce,   b. 14 March 1894, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 June 1986, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +5. Beulah Marie Joyce,   b. 6 September 1897, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 September 1985, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +6. Eleanore Lorrain Joyce,   b. 23 December 1899, Cripple Creek, CO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 July 1996, East Lansing, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     7. Gaylord Theodore Joyce,   b. 15 June 1902, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 October 1917, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
    +8. Bernice Joyce,   b. 1 July 1905, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 April 1978, Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +9. Helen L. Joyce,   b. 13 May 1909, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 October 1993, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Family ID F274  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S548] Grand Rapids City Cemeteries.


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