RACINE, August
UNKNOWN, Andorra
(Cir 1842-1877)
RACINE, Jesse Daniel
BALM, Anna Frederka
RACINE, Erene Lillian


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1. WAMSLEY, Raymond Joseph

2. LAYTON, Ellys

RACINE, Erene Lillian

  • Born: 23 Aug 1908, Humboldt County, California, United States
  • Marriage (1): WAMSLEY, Raymond Joseph circa 1930 1382
  • Marriage (2): LAYTON, Ellys
  • Died: 9 Dec 1991, Monterey County, California, United States

bullet  Death Notes:

Erene Lillian Layton b 23 Aug 1908 in CA, d 9 Dec 1991 in Monterey Co, CA, mother's maiden name Balm, father's name Racine. (CA Death Index at


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census, 1910, Humboldt County, California, United States. Erene Racine is 1 8/12, b CA, living with parents. (District 11, Eureka Ward 5, Humboldt Co, CA, sheet 16B, family 364)

2. Census, 1920, Humboldt County, California, United States. Erene Racine is 11, b CA, living with parents. (1644 Pine Street, District 186, Eureka, Humboldt Co, CA, sheet 3A, family 65)

3. Census, 1930, Alameda County, California, United States. Erene L Racine is 21, b CA, father b WI, mother b Finland, single, student nurse at hospital (Fabiola Hospital Association, Moss Ave and Broadway, Oakland, Alameda Co, CA, sheet 1B, line 85)

4. Appearance in Document: Voter Registration, 1932, Alameda County, California, United States. Mrs Erene Wamsley, housewife, 1907 Centini Ave, Republican (CA Voter Registrations)

5. Census, 10 Apr 1940, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. 1382
1) Racine, Jesse D., head of household, owns his farm on north side of Adelaida Road, valued at $3000, age 64, married, completed 8th grade, born Indiana, living in same house in 1935, during week of March 24-30 worked as farmer on own account, during 1939 worked 17 weeks, had other income
2) Racine, Annie F., wife, age 63, married, completed 1 year of high school, born Finland, engaged in home housework
3) Wamsley, Erene, daughter, age 31, divorced, completed 4 years of high school, born CA, in 1935 living in Oakland, Alameda County, CA, during week of March 24-30 worked 60 hours as nurse at county hospital, during 1939 worked 40 weeks, earned $600, had other income
4) Wamsley, Shirley Jeanne, granddaughter, age 8, attends school, completed 2nd grade, born CA, in 1935 living in Oakland
5) Wamsley, Charles Edward, grandson, age 3, born CA.

6. Appearance in Document: Voter Registration, 1940, San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. Mrs Erene L Wamsley, nurse, Paso Robles, Rt B, Box 195, Republican (CA Voter Registrations)

7. Appearance in Document: Passenger List, 21 Apr 1950, Honolulu, Hawaii. List of inward bound passengers on the S S Lurline, sailing from San Francisco, arriving at Honolulu, includes Ellys Layton, age 45, b Fort Morgan CO, Erene Layton, age 41, b Eureka CA, Charles Wamsley, age 13, b Oakland CA. (Passenger Lists at

8. Appearance in Document: Social Security Death Index, 9 Dec 1991. Erene L Layton b 23 Aug 1908, d 9 Dec 1991, SSN issued in CA in 1952.

9. Religion: Roman Catholic.

10. Residence: Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California, United States.

11. Story. Married "Ellis" after divorce from Raymond. After Ellis died, she returned to California, and lived in Santa Cruz, Paso Robles, and finally Pacific Grove (knowledge of Hazel Wamsley).

12. Story. After Ellis died in Columbia, Erene had to convert their money into property in order to take it out of the country, so she purchased jewels and silver and brought those back to the US. Those items became family heirlooms that were passed down to Shirley and then on to Shirley's daughter and daughter-in-law. (knowledge of Shirley Wamsley).


Erene married Raymond Joseph WAMSLEY, son of Joseph Ernst WAMSLEY Jr. and Lillian May HAWTHORNE, circa 1930.1382 (Raymond Joseph WAMSLEY was born on 2 Aug 1907 in Alameda County, California, United States and died on 22 Aug 1996 in Contra Costa County, California, United States.)


Erene next married Ellys LAYTON. (Ellys LAYTON was born on 25 Apr 1901 in Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado, United States and died in Columbia, South America.)

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