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John Drake I of Windsor, Connecticut

John Drake II - Gen 2

Enoch Drake - Gen 3

Sarah Porter - Gen 3

 

Nathaniel Drake (1685 - 1769)

 

Drake Generation 4 in America

 

(Gay #34) *

 

1.  Parents: Enoch (3) and Sarah (Porter) Drake of Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.

 

2.  Birth: 1685 at Windsor, Connecticut.

 

3.  Death: 23 May 1769 at Windsor, Connecticut.

 

4.  Wife: Rebecca/Rebeckah Barber

 

a. Birth: 11 April 1687/90 at Windsor, Connecticut.

 

b. Marriage: 23 January 1706/7. 

 

c. Death: 22 May 1768 at Windsor, Connecticut.

 

d. Parents: Lieutenant Josiah Barber of Windsor, Connecticut (Nathaniel’s stepfather) and Josiah’s first wife, Abigail Loomis.

 

5.  Other biographical notes on Nathaniel:

 

Nathaniel Drake was Deacon of the First Congregational Church of Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut and was interred, along with his wife, in the old cemetery in that town.  Nathaniel's name (and sixty-two others) appeared on a petition dated 14 May 1713 to the General Court assembled at Hartford, Connecticut for a new settlement across the Connecticut River:

 

"Your Petitioners being the Inhabitants of this Colony and Descendants of those that have a long time contributed to the support of the same being through the numerous Encrease of our familys much straightened for want of land whereon to make Improvement and Gett our Livelyhood and being encouraged by your Honours wonted Goodness to Encourage the setling of plantations on the wast lands within this colony and having veiwed a Tract of land on the East side the Great River (Connecticut River designation in early records) ordered by the Town of Windsor and Heirs of Mr. Thomas Burnham Deceast to be settled into a plantation bounded as in this agreement Doth fully appear - many of us - Humbly pray your honours would Grant that a Township be made of sd Lands and that they may be patented to and holden by such Inhabitants as shall be admitted by the Town of Windsor and heirs of Mr. Thomas Burnham Deceast May 9, 1713." (ref 141)

 

On 16 March 1713/14 Benoni Trumbull of Lebanon, Connecticut quit-claimed to his brother-in-law, Nathaniel Drake, any interest his wife, Sarah/Mary (Drake) Trumbull, might have in the estate of Mary and Nathaniel’s father, Enoch Drake.  Nathaniel Drake owned land in the parish of Ellington, and several parcels in old Windsor.

 

6.  Children:

 

a. Nathaniel Drake, Jr. (Gay #80)

 

Born 4 June 1708.  Died 24 March 1800; interred old burying ground, South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Was Deacon in the Baptist Church at East Windsor.  In that capacity and mind set Nathaniel was punished from 1763 to 1767) for his religious opinions and resistance to the religious establishment of Connecticut, spending a lengthy period of time in jail at Hartford, Connecticut for refusing to pay taxes for the support of the ruling religious denomination in Windsor.  In so doing Nathaniel exhibited the martyr spirit which had characterized many of his ancestors.

 

1790 US Census: Nathaniel was the head of a household in East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  He lived alone.

 

Nathaniel Drake married Elizabeth Warner (b. 1711, d. 19 Feb 1790, age 72), daughter of Ebenezer Warner, on 4 February 1730/31 and had the following children:

 

(1. Elizabeth Drake: (Gay #159) Born 8 September 1732 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Married Ezekiel Pember (d. 1800) of New London, Connecticut.  In 1809 Elizabeth was still referred to as "Widow Elizabeth."

 

(2. Waitstill Drake: (Gay #160) Born 2 November 1734 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 22 October 1784.

 

(3. Nathaniel Drake, III: (Gay #161) Born 4 March 1736/37 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 13 February 1806.  Of interest, in January 1774 Nathaniel and his brothers, Silas, Shubael, and Simeon, all of East Windsor, asserting they were Baptists, were sued for not paying their dues to the Congregational Church in East Windsor.

 

1790 US Census: Referred to as "Nathaniel, Jr."  Head of household in East Windsor, Connecticut.  Household included 1 male over age 16, 4 males under 16, and 2 females.

 

1800 US Census: Nathaniel Drake, III was head of a household in East Windsor.  Household included 1 male 10-16 years old, 3 males 16-26, 1 male over 45, 1 female 10-16, and 1 female over 45.

 

Nathaniel Drake, III married (1st) Anna Dodge (d. 9 Sep 1769, age 27, probably from complications of child birth) of Cholchester, Connecticut on 27 November 1768 at East Windsor.  Nathaniel and Anna had the following daughter:

 

(a. Anna Drake #1: (Gay #303) Born 17 July 1769.  Died 9 September 1769, along with her mother.

 

Nathaniel Drake, III married (2nd) Hopefull Wolcott (b. 29 Dec 1742, d. 22 May 1815), daughter of John and Mary (Hawley) Wolcott, on 4 April 1774 and had the following children:

 

(b. Nathaniel Drake, IV: (Gay #304) Born 5 February 1776.  Died 1 June 1848.

 

(c. Wolcott Drake: (Gay #305) Born 22 November 1777.

 

(d. Elihu Drake: (Gay #306) Born 1 October 1779.  Died 10 October 1849.

 

(e. Alvin Drake: (Gay #307) Born in October 1784.

 

(f. Anna Drake #2: (Gay #308) Born 30 November 1787.  Died 11 March 1868.

 

(4. Ebenezer Drake: (Gay #162) Born 12 June 1739 at Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died there about 1823, age 84.  On 9 June 1803 Ebenezer and Martha were deeded interest in the estate of Stephen Stedman of East Windsor, Connecticut (ref 70).

 

1790 US Census: Ebenezer was the head of a household in East Windsor, Connecticut.  The household included 3 males over age 16 and 4 females.

 

1800 US Census: No record found.

 

1810 US Census: No record found.

 

1820 US Census: No record found.

 

Ebenezer Drake married Martha Stedman (b. 13 Mar 1743 at Windsor, CT, d. abt 1823), daughter of Stephen Stedman of Paris, Oneida County, New York, on 18 February 1762 and had the following children:

 

(a. Aurel Drake: (Gay #309) Born 1 November 1764 at East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut; baptized there 4 November 1764.  In 1805 sold his homestead in East Windsor.

 

1790 US Census: George headed a household that also included 2 females.

 

Aurel Drake married George Anderson of East Windsor, Connecticut; later they resided at Spencertown, Austerlitz Township, Columbia County, New York.  Aurel and George had the following children:

 

(1) Horace Anderson: Died 7 November 1789, age 20 months.

 

(2) Violet Anderson.

 

(3) Chester Anderson: Born 8 December 1791.

 

(4) Russell Anderson: Died 18 July 1796, age 2 years, 6 months.

 

(5) Stephen Anderson: Born 27 February 1796.

 

(6) Theodosia Anderson: Born 1 May 1798.

 

(b. Nancy Drake: (Gay #310) Born 15 March 1767; baptized 22 March 1767.  Married (?) Morton and moved to Michigan.

 

(c. Warner Drake: (Gay #311) Born 13 January 1771 at East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut; baptized 20 January 1771.  Married Olive Butler (b. 18 Sep 1786 at Deerfield, Franklin Co., MA, d. 3 Oct 1857 in New Haven Twp, Oneida Co., N.Y.), daughter of Rufus and Lydia (?) Butler of Deerfield, Massachusetts, in 1803 at Clinton, Oneida County, New York.  Moved to Clinton, Kirkland Township, Oneida County, New York and had the following children:

 

(1) Seth Hastings Drake: (Gay #540) Born 3 January 1805 at Clinton, Kirkland Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died 8 September 1850, about age 45, at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred there in Avondale Cemetery.

 

1840 US Census: Seth H. Drake was heading a household in Parma Township, Monroe County, New York.  The household included 2 males under age 5; 1 male age 5 to 10; 1 male age 30 to 40; 1 female age 5 to 10; 1 female age 10 to 15; 1 female age 20 to 30; and 1 female age 50 to 60.

 

1850 US Census: Seth S. Drake, age 45 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in East Genesee Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $150.  The household also included his wife, Sophia Drake, age 39 (b. NYS); son, Albert M. Drake, age 19 (b. NYS); son, Rufus B. Drake, age 11 (b. NYS); and Hastings E. Drake, age 15 (b. NYS).

 

Seth Drake married Sophronia "Sophia" Castle (b. 22 Oct 1811 at New Haven, Oswego County, NY, d. 25 May 1888 at Fairfield, Lenawee/Leelanau Co., MI; interred with Seth), daughter of (?) and Olive (?) Castle, about 1829 in New York and had the following children:

 

(a) Albert Merrill Drake: Born 3 November 1831 in New York.  Died 1 September 1891 at Greenbush, Clinton County, Michigan.  Veteran of the American Civil War; served in Company C, 13th US Infantry.

 

1860 US Census: Albert M. Drake, age 28 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Greenbush Township (St. Johns Post Office), Clinton County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $500, and his personal property was valued at $350.  The household also included his wife, Ireen E. Drake, age 27 (b. NYS); son, Elmer H. Drake, age 5 (b. MI); and daughter, Adele V. Drake, age 3 (b. MI).

 

1870 US Census: Albert M. Drake, age 38 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Greenbush Township (Ovid Post Office), Clinton County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $2,500, and his personal property was valued at $1,150.  The household also included his wife, Irene E. Drake, age 38 (b. NYS); son, Elmer H. Drake, age 16 (b. MI); daughter, Adella V. Drake, age 4 (b. MI); and daughter, Myra B. Drake, age 8 (b. MI).

 

1880 US Census: Albert M. Drake, age 48 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Canada) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Greenbush Township, Clinton County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Irene Drake, age 47 (b. NYS; parents birth unknown); son, Elmer H. Drake, age 26 (b. MI), widowed, and employed as a farmer; daughter, Myra B. Drake, age 17 (b. MI); and son, Seth A. Drake, age 4 (b. MI).

 

At age 20 Albert M. Drake married Irene/Irena Elizabeth Richmond (b. 21 Aug 1832 in NYS, d. 18 Apr 1909, age 76 and widowed, at Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN), age 18, daughter of Alva and Elizabeth (Watson) Richmond, on 1 January 1851 at Greenbush, Clinton County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[1. Elmer H. Drake: Born 3 April 1854 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Died 10 February 1934, age 79, at Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan; interred Mount Rest Cemetery. St. Johns, Clinton County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Elmer H. Drake, age 46 (b. Apr 1854 in MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as in a wood shop on cut of saw, was heading a household in the Village of St. Johns, Bingham Township, Clinton County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 15 years, Rosetta M. Drake, age 38 (b. Jun 1861 in MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a life insurance asst?, who had had 1 child, still alive; daughter, Avis M. Drake, age 12 (b. Jun 1887 in MI; parents b. MI); and servant, Ida A. Boyer, age 23 (b. Jul 1877 in MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI) and employed doing general house work.

 

1910 US Census: Elmer H. Drake, age 56 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs, was heading a household at 39 ˝ Dibble Street in the City of St. Johns, Bingham Township, Clinton County, Michigan. He had been married twice.  The household also included his wife, Rosetta M. Drake, age 58 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as an apprentice Milnir, who had had 1 child, still alive.

 

1920 US Census: Elmer H. Drake, age 65 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a finisher in a phonograph factory, was heading a household at 405 North Caroline Street in the City of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Rosetta M. Drake, age 58 (b. MI; parents b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Elmer H. Drake, age 76 (b. MI; parents b. NYS), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 405 North Carolina Street in the City of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 22, and his residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his grandson, Warren Pickering, age 21 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. MI), single, and employed as a draftsman for a telephone company; daughter, Avis Walters, age 38 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 19; and son-in-law, Frank Walters, age 36 (b. WA; father b. NYS; mother b. WA) and employed as a mechanic for a pairing company, who married 1st at age 21.

 

Elmer H. Drake married (2nd) Rosetta M. Fellows (b. Jun 1861) on 30 April 1885 in Saginaw County, Michigan (witnessed by M. B. Drake) and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Avis M. Drake: Born 4 June 1887 at St. Johns, Bingham Township, Clinton County, Michigan.  Died 12 September 1941 at East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

 

1910 US Census: Albert J. Pickering, age 26 (b. OH) and employed as a butcher for a store, was heading a household in the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Avis Pickering, age 22 (b. MI); and son, Warren A. Pickering, age 1 (b. OH).

 

1920 US Census: Albert Pickering, age 37 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a tester in a factory, was heading a household at 511 East 123rd Street in the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Avis Pickering, age 33 (b. MI; parents b. MI); and son, Warren Pickering, age 11 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Avis Walters, age 38 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and not employed, who married 1st at age 19, resided in the household headed by her father, Elmer H. Drake, age 76 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) in the City of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.  The household also included her son, Warren Pickering, age 21 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. MI); and husband, Frank Walters, age 36 (b. WA; father b. NYS; mother b. WA), who married 1st at age 21.

 

1940 US Census: Frank Walters, age 46 (b. WA) and employed as a butter salesman, was heading a household at 409 Carolina Street in the City of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He had completed 2 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Avis Walters, age 49 (b. MI), who had completed 1 year of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  Of interest, the household headed by his step-son, Warren Pickering, age 31, was enumerated directly afterwards on the same census page.

 

At age 19 Avis Drake married (1st) Albert J. Pickering (b. 18 Aug 1883 at Cleveland, OH, d. 12 Sep 1941, age 58 yrs, 23 days, from complications of heart disease at East Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH), age 22 and employed as an engineer, son of John M. and Minnie (Helm) Pickering, on 3 July 1906 (license issued 3 Jul 1906) at St. Johns, Clinton County, Michigan; subsequently divorced.  Albert and Avis had the following son:

 

[1] Warren A. Pickering: Born 8 January 1909 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.  Employed as a butcher.

 

1930 US Census: Warren Pickering, age 21 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. MI), single, and employed as a draftsman for a telephone company, resided in the household headed by his grandfather, Elmer H. Drake, age 76 (b. MI) in the City of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.  The household also included his mother, Avis Walters, age 38 (b. MI) and step-father, Frank Walters, age 36 (b. WA).

 

1940 US Census: Warren Pickering, age 31 (b. OH) and employed as an engineer for in the telephone industry, was heading a household at 409 Carolina Street in the City of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Helen Pickering, age 33 (b. MI) and employed as a billing clerk for a sugar company, who had completed 4 years of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  Of interest, the household headed by his step-father, Frank Walters, age 46, was just before him on the same census page.

 

At age 30 Warren Pickering married Helen R. Winkler (b. 19 Mar 1907 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI), age 32 and a resident of Angola, Indiana, daughter of Frank (b. Germany) and Amy F. (Short) Winkler (b. Dallas, TX), on 26 September 1939 (license issued same day) in Steuben County, Indiana.

 

At age 33 divorcee Avis (Drake) Pickering married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Berton Moorhead, Jr. (b. abt 1887 in OH), age 33, son of Berton and Clement (Smith) Moorhead, on 24 December 1920 at Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.

 

Avis (Drake)(Pickering) Moorhead married (3rd) Francis "Frank" William Walters (b. 27 May 1893 at Port Townsent, WA, d. Sep 1984 in Lewis Co., WA), son of Marshall R. and Emma (?) Walters of Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington.

 

[2. Adella "Della" V. Drake: Born 11 June 1856 in Clinton County, Michigan.  Died 23 March 1923, age 66, at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan.

 

1880 US Census: Charles E. Barron, age 28 (b. NYS; parents' birth locations unknown) and employed as a barber, was heading a household in Saint Johns, Clinton County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Della Barron, age 24 (b. MI; parents b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: Della V. Barron, age 43 (b. Jun 1856 in MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a servant, resided in the household headed by her brother, Seth A. Drake, age 25 (b. MI) in the Village of Saint Johns, Clinton County, Michigan.  She was married; had married 1st at age 22; and had had no children.  No record of her husband in the household. (see below)

 

1900 US Census: Royal M. Lyon, age 51 (b. Jul 1848 in VT; father b. VT; mother b. NH), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Craftsbury Township, Orleans County, Vermont.  The household also included his daughter, Sadie M. Lyon, age 24 (b. May 1875 in VT; parents b. VT), single, and employed as a dressmaker; daughter, Susan C. Lyon, age 22 (b. Sep 1877 in VT; parents b. VT), single, and employed as a servant; son, Bejiman H. Lyon, age 20 (b. Aug 1879 in VT; parents b. VT), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Bessie J. Lyon, age 17 (b. Mar 1883 in VT; parents b. VT), single, and employed as a teacher; daughter, Blanche E. Lyon, age 15 (b. Feb 1885 in VT; parents b. VT), single, and in school; daughter, Lola B. Lyon, age 13 (b. Jul 1886 in VT; parents b. VT); and daughter, Ethel F. Lyon, age 8 (b. Jul 1896 in VT; parents b. VT).

 

1910 US Census: Royal M. Lyon, age 61 (b. VT; father b. VT; mother b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Grand Prairie, Jefferson County, Illinois.  He had been married twice.  The household also included his wife of 2 years, Della V. Lyon, age 53 (b. MI; parents b. NYS), who had been married twice and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: S. T. Rose, age 68 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a blacksmith for the City, was heading a household at 213 Rosetta Avenue in Genesee Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Della V. Rose, age 63 (b. MI; parents b. NYS).

 

Della Drake married (1st) Charles E. Barron about 1878 and was apparently still married to him in 1900, though he did not reside in the same household with her.

 

At age 51 Della V. (Drake) Barron married (2nd) Royal May Lyon (b. 16 Jul 1848 at Craftsbury, Orleans Co., VT, d. 13 Nov 1918, age 70, at Chicago, Cook Co., IL; interred Crafsbury, VT), age 59 and a resident of Walnut Shade, Missouri, son of William Huntington (b. VT) and Harriet Newell (Paison/Parson) Lyon (b. Crafsbury, VT), on 6 December 1907 (license issued same day) at St. Johns, Clinton County, Michigan.  At age 26 Royal had married (1st) Mary R. Allen on 2 February 1875 in Vermont and had the following children:

 

[a. Sadie M. Lyon: Born May 1875 in Vermont.

 

[b. Susan C. Lyon: Born September 1877 in Vermont.

 

[c. Benjamin "Beny" H. Lyon: Born August 1879 in Vermont.

 

[d. Bessie J. Lyon: Born March 1883 in Vermont.

 

[e. Blanche E. Lyon: Born February 1885 in Vermont.

 

[f. Lola B. Lyon: Born July 1886 in Vermont.

 

[g. Ethel F. Lyon: Born July 1896 in Vermont.

 

Della V. (Drake)(Barron) Lyon married (3rd), as his 3rd wife, Samuel I. Rose (b. 4 Nov 1851 in Lenawee Co., MI, d. 10 Dec 1921 at Flint, Genesee Co., MI), son of David Rose, and resided in Genesee Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  At age 28 Samuel had married (1st) Emoline Smith (b. abt 1860 in Ingham Co., MI), age 19, on 6 February 1879 at Saint Johns, Clinton County, Michigan; subsequently divorced.  At age 31 Samuel had married (2nd) Eva A. Kulin/Keelsen (b. abt 1861 in OH), age 21, on 16 December 1882 at Davison, Genesee County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a. Velma D. Rose: Born about 1888 in Michigan.  Died 24 May 1892, age 4 years, 5 months, and 8 days, in the Village of Marion, Osceola County, Michigan.

 

[b. Hazel D. Rose: Born 31 December 1891 in Marion Township, Osceola County, Michigan.  Died 30 June 1906, age 13, at Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan. 

 

[3. Myra B. Drake: Born 3 May 1863 at Greenbush/St. Johns, Clinton County, Michigan.  Died 21 November 1938, age 75, at Atlas, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Avondale Cemetery, Flint, Michigan.

 

1905 MN Census: Jeremiah Barlow, age 38 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as manager of a tea company, was heading a household at 63 11th Street Northwest in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  The household also included his wife, Myra B. Barlow, age 42 (b. MI; parents b. NYS).

 

1910 US Census: Jerimiah L. Barlow, age 43 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as manager of a tea company, was heading a household at 46 16th Street in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Mira Barlow, age 46 (b. MI; parents b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 1 child (no record if still alive); and lodger, Lewis Seveance, age 43 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a lawyer in the collections industry.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Jeremiah Milton Barlow, age 35 (b. 19 Aug 1883) and employed as a farmer, resided with Nannie Barlow at #2 Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois.

 

1920 US Census: Jeremiah Barlow, age 52 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as manager of a tea company, was heading a household at 3100 5th Avenue in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  The household also included his wife, Myra B. Barlow, age 52 (b. MI; parents b. NYS); boarder, Dearl Nash, age 18 (b. MN) and employed as a stenographer for a bank; and boarder, Gertrude J. Harried, age 21 (b. WI) and employed as a telephone operator for a telephone company.

 

1940 US Census: J. M. Barlow, age 73 (b. MI), widowed, and a retired store manager, was heading a single-person household at St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.  His residence was valued at $2,500; he had completed 4 years of high school; and on 1 April 1935 he resided in the same township.

 

1945 FL Census: J. M. Barlow, age 78 (b. 1867 in MI) and retired, resided in the household headed by Minnie Rockfellow, age 67 (b. MI) and employed as a housewife, at 3728 17th Street North in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.

 

At age 29 Myra Drake married Jeremiah "Jerry" Milton Barlow (b. 9 Feb 1867 at Atlas, Genesee Co., MI, d. 1952 in MI; interred with Myra), age 26, son of Edmund D. and Mary Catherine (Rockafeller/Rockafellow) Barlow, on 18 December 1892 (license issued 17 Dec 1892) in Genesee County, Michigan.

 

[4. Seth Alvah Drake (also seen: Seth Albert): Born 26 September 1875 at Greenbush, Alcona County, Michigan (also seen: b. Clinton Co., MI).  Died 9 March 1956 at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota; interred there in Lakewood Cemetery.

 

1900 US Census: Seth A. Drake, age 24 (b. Sep 1875 in MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as proprietor of a restaurant, was heading a household on Clinton Avenue in the Village of St. Johns, Bingham Township, Clinton County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Carrie D. Drake, age 24 (b. Feb 1876 in MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Hazle P. Drake, age 3 (b. Jun 1897 in MI); unnamed son, age less than 1 month (b. May 1900 in MI); mother, Irene E. Drake, age 67 (b. Aug 1832 in NYS; parents b. NYS), and widowed, who had had 7 children, 4 of whom were still alive; and sister, Della V. Barron, age 43 (b. Jun 1856 in MI) and employed as a servant, who was married at that time, for 22 years (no record in the household of her husband).

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Seth A. Drake, age 42 (b. 26 Sep 1875) and employed as manager of the Grand Union Tea Company, resided with his wife, Carrie D. Drake at 317 Grand Avenue West, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.

 

1920 US Census: Seth A. Drake, age 44 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as an accountant for a brokerage, was heading a household at 3038 Oakland Avenue in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  The household also included his wife, Carrie D. Drake, age 43 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS); and son, Ellis A. Drake, age 19 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a billing clerk for a plate glass company.  Of interest, the household headed by his son-in-law, Francis A. Henkel, age 27 (b. MN) and employed as manager of a tea company, was apparently enumerated under the same roof.

 

1930 US Census: Seth A. Drake, age 54 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed in the newspaper advertising industry, was heading a household at 845 Forty-Forth Avenue in the City of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.  His residence was valued at $800.  The household also included his wife of 20 years, Carrie D. Drake, age 54 (b. MI; father b. MN; mother b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Seth A. Drake, age 64 (b. MI), with no record of employment, was heading a household at 106 E. 24th Street in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Carie E. Drake, age 64 (b. MI) and employed as a lodging keeper in a lodging house, who had completed 3 years of high school; lodger, Margaret Lippert, age 32 (b. Canada); lodger, Richard C. Myers, age 18 (b. SD); and lodger, Paul A. Stromberg, age 25 (b. OR).  Seth and Carie resided in the same city on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 20 Seth A. Drake married Carra "Carrie" D. Losey Gibbs (b. 29 Feb 1876 at St. Johns, Clinton Co., MI, d. 1 May 1959 at Minneapolis, MN; interred with Seth), age 20, daughter of Charlie and S. (Salsbury) Losey, on 12 July 1896 (license issued 9 Jul 1896) at St. Johns, Clinton County, Michigan; first marriage for both.  Seth and Carrie had the following children:

 

[a. Hazel Pauline Drake: Born 8 June 1897 at St. Johns, Clinton County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Francis A. Henkel, age 27 (b. MN; father b. PA; mother b. MN) and employed as manager of a tea company, was heading a household at 3038 Oakland Avenue in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  The household also included his wife, Hazel P. Henkel, age 22 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and not employed.  Of interest, the household headed by his father-in-law, Seth A. Drake, age 44, was apparently enumerated under the same roof.

 

1930 US Census: Francis Henkel, age 37 (b. MN; father b. WI; mother b. PA) and employed as a flour salesman, was heading a household at 4044 Portland Avenue in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  He married 1st at age 25, and his residence was valued at $8,500.  The household also included his wife, Hazel Henkel, age 32 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 20; and son, Donald Henkel, age 8 (b. MN).

 

1940 US Census: Frances Henkel, age 47 (b. MN) and employed as District Manager for a wholesale soap company, was heading a household at 4044 Portland Avenue in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Hazel Henkel, age 42 (b. MI), who had completed 4 years of high school; and son, Donald Henkel, age 18 (b. MN), single, and , who had completed 4 years of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Hazel Drake married Francis "Frank" A. Henkel (b. abt 1893 in MN) and had the following son:

 

[1] Donald Francis Henkel: Born 13 June 1921 at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  Died 1 February 2013, age 91, in Minnesota.  Married Joyce Eileen Ahlers and had the following children:

 

[a] Kay Henkel: Married Ken Laboone and had the following children:

 

{1. Donald Laboone.

 

{2. Eileen Laboone.

 

[b] Sandra Pauline Henkel: Born 1954 at Saint Louis, Minnesota.  Married Jerry Johnson and had the following children: (order  uncertain)

 

{1. David Johnson.

 

{2. William Johnson.

 

{3. Alexandra Johnson.

 

{4. Jeffrey Johnson.

 

{5. Jessica Henkel.

 

[b. Ellis Albert Drake: Born 26 May 1900 in at St. Johns, Bingham Township, Clinton County, Michigan.  Died 30 October 1988 at Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Ellis A. Drake, age 18 (b. 26 May 1900) and employed as a bookkeeper for Union National Bank of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  He designated his father, S. A. Drake of Eau Claire as his nearest relative.

 

1930 US Census: Ellis Drake, age 29 (b. MI; parents b. MI), married, and employed as an orange drink salesman, was heading a household iPrenford Hotel on Woodward Avenue in City of Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.

 

1940 Ellis A. Drake, age 39 (b. MI) and employed as a wholesale pickle salesman, was heading a household at Bloomington, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  He had completed 3 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $4,800.  The household also included his wife, Edith E. Drake, age 37 (b. MN), who had completed 4 years of high school; and son, Robert E. Drake, age 4 (b. MN).  They resided in the same city on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 33 Ellis Drake married (1st) Edith Elina Anderson (b. 1903 in MN), age 30, on 17 July 1933 in Cook County, Illinois and had at least the following son:

 

[1] Robert Ellis Drake: Born 17 July 1935 in Hennepin County, Minnesota.  Died 7 April 1995 at Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona.  Married and had 5 daughters and 3 sons.

 

At age 72 Ellis Drake married (2nd) Amanda M. Chumley (b. 1903), age 69, on 14 October 1972 in Cass County, Minnesota.

 

(b) Hastings E. Drake: Born 31 July 1836 in New York.  Died 27 January 1920 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred there in Avondale Cemetery.

 

1860 US Census: David Brown, age 61 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Genesee Township, Genesee County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $4,000, and his personal property was valued at $410.  The household also included his son, James Brown, age 34 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, who real estate was valued at $2,500, and personal property was valued at $376; daughter, Rhoda A. Brown, age 21 (b. MI) and keeping house; Agnes Beagle, age 10 (b. MI); Mary Allen, age 23 (b. NYS) and employed as a school teacher; and Hastings Drake, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, whose real estate was valued at $600. [note: Hastings Drake and Rhoda Brown married 2 months later]

 

1870 US Census: Hastings Drake, age 33 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Genesee Township (Mt Morris Post Office), Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Rhoda Drake, age 31 (b. MI); and James Brown, age 44 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1880 US Census: Hastings E. Drake, age 43 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Genesee Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Rodia A. Drake, age 41 (b. MI; father b. NH; mother b. VT) and employed keeping house; Emma R. Allen, age 25 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. OH) and employed keeping house; Oliver Etue, age 22 (b. Canada; parents b. Canada) and employed as a laborer; and Katty R. Bingham, age 13 (b. MI; father b. VT; mother b. MI) and in school.

 

1900 US Census: Hastings E. Drake, age 63 (b. Jul 1836 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and a retired farmer, was heading a household at 1004 Beach Street in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 40 years, Rhoda Drake, age 61 (b. Dec 1838 in MI; father b. VT; mother b. VT), who had had no children.

 

1910 US Census: Henry A. Ingham, age 69 (b. NYS) and widowed, who had his own income, was heading a household at 1014 Buck Street in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his son, Floyd C. Ingham, age 42 (b. MI), widowed, and employed as a bookkeeper in a cigar factory; daughter, Alice E. Ingham, age 40 (b. MI), single, and not employed; step-father, Hastings E. Drake, age 73 (b. NYS) and widowed, who had his own income; boarder, William T. Mason, age 26 (b. MI), single, and employed as a civil engineer in the real estate industry; boarder, William H. Dotzauer, age 48 (b. NYS), married once for 25 years and employed as superintendant of an auto factory; and boarder, William A. Rhodes, age 43 (b. ME; parents b. ME), single, and employed as a draftsman in an auto factory.

 

At age 24 Hastings Drake married Rhoda A. Brown (b. 13 Dec 1838 at Flint, Genesee Co., MI, d. there 8 Feb 1901), age 21, daughter of David and Almira (Bingham) Brown, on 3 October 1860 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; no children.

 

(c) Rufus Butler Drake: Born 26 June 1839 in New York.  Died 13 September 1850, age 11; interred Avondale Cemetery, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

(2) Aurel Drake: (Gay #541) (female) Born 22 September 1806 at Clinton, Kirkland Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died 17 May 1840.

 

1850 US Census: Albert Spaulding, age 45 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Russell Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  His real estate was valued at $40.  The household also included his wife, Avis Spaulding, age 34 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Spaulding, age 20 (b. NYS); daughter, Sophronia Spaulding, age 17 (b. NYS); son, Eli Spaulding, age 14 (b. NYS); son, Wesley Spaulding, age 13 (b. NYS); son, Arnold Spaulding, age 11 (b. OH); daughter, Phebe Spaulding, age 8 (b. OH); son, Alonzo Spaulding, age 6 (b. OH); daughter, Lydia Spaulding, age 4 (b. OH); and son, Harvey Spaulding, age 6 months (b. OH).

 

1860 US Census: Alva Spalding, age 55 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township (Watrousville Post Office), Tuscola County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $65.  The household also included his wife, Avis M. Spalding, age 44 (b. NYS) and employed as a domestic; son, Arial C. Spalding, age 19 (b. NYS) and employed as assistant farmer; daughter, Phebe M. Spalding, age 17 (b. OH) and employed as an assistant domestic; son, Alonzo P. Spalding, age 15 (b. OH); daughter, Lydia L. Spalding, age 13 (b. OH); son, John Harvy Spalding, age 10 (b. OH); son, Charles S. Spalding, age 8 (b. OH); son, Alved A. Spalding, age 6 (b. OH); and son, Henry Spalding, age 3 (b. MI).

 

1870 US Census: Alva Spaulding, age 67 (b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Vienna Township (Celis Post Office), Genesee County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $500, and his personal property was valued at $200.  The household also included his wife, Avis Spaulding, age 55 (b. NYS); son, Alonzo Spaulding, age 27 (b. OH) and employed as a farm laborer; son, John Spaulding, age 21 (b. OH) and employed working on the farm; son, Alva Spaulding, age 17 (b. OH) and employed working on the farm; and son, Henry Spaulding, age 13 (b. MI) and employed working on the farm.  Of interest, the household headed by his son, Arial Spaulding, age 28 and employed as a farm laborer, was enumerated directly afterwards on the same census page, so perhaps under the same roof.

 

1880 US Census: Alva Spaulding, age 73 (b. VT; parents' birth location unknown) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Avis Spaulding, age 66 (b. NYS; parents' birth location unknown); son, Alva Spaulding, age 26 (b. OH; father b. VT; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer; and son, Henry Spaulding, age 22 (b. MI; father b. VT; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer.  Of interest, the household headed by Ferdinand Montei, age 35, was enumerated immediately before him.

 

Aurel Drake married, as his 1st wife, Alva Augustus Spaulding (b. 9 Dec 1802 in MA, d. abt 1885 in Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI), son of Jonathon (b. 1775, d. 1855) and Lydia (Bullock) Spaulding (b. 5 May 1789 at Grafton, NH, d. 16 Jul 1865 at Bainbridge, Ross Co., OH) about 1829 in New York.  Aurel and Alva had at least the following children:

 

(a) Mary Emily Spaulding: (also seen: Mary Alice) Born 26 July 1830 in Scriba Township, Oswego County, New York (also seen: b. Clinton, Oneida Co., NY & b. Jefferson Co., NY).  Died 11 July 1890.

 

1860 US Census: Harvey Woolsy, age 34 (b. OH) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Perry Township, Lake County, Ohio.  His real estate was valued at $100, and his personal property was valued at $50.  The household also included his wife, Mary Woolsy, age 30 (b. NYS); daughter, Kesiah Woolsy, age 9 (b. IL); son, Arthur Woolsy, age 7 (b. IL); and daughter, Harriet Woolsy, age 4 (b. OH).

 

1870 US Census: Harvey Woolsey, age 44 (b. OH) and employed as a common laborer, was heading a household in Perry Township, Lake County, Ohio.  His real estate was valued at $150; he had no personal property value.  The household also included his wife, Mary Woolsey, age 39 (b. NYS); daughter, Keziah Woolsey, age 19 (b. IL); son, Arthur Woolsey, age 17 (b. IL) and employed as a common laborer; daughter, Harriet Woolsey, age 14 (b. OH); son, Wesley Woolsey, age 8 (b. OH); daughter, Mabel Woolsey, age 5 (b. OH); and daughter, Mary Woolsey, age 1 (b. OH).

 

1880 US Census: Harvey Woolsey, age 54 (b. OH; parents birth not recorded); and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Perry Township, Lake County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Mary E. Woolsey, age 49 (b. NYS; father b. VT; mother b. NYS); daughter, Kittie A. Woolsey, age 28 (b. IL; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), single, and at home; daughter, Mabel A. Woolsey, age 15 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS); son, Wesley D. Woolsey, age 18 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), single, and at home; and daughter, Mary B. Woolsey, age 11 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS).

 

Mary Spaulding married Harvey Woolsey (b. abt 1826 at Wyandot, OH, d. 27 Mar 1892 in Burton Twp, Geauga Co., OH) on 10 February 1850 and had the following children:

 

[1. Keziah "Kitty"/"Kitt" A. Woolsey: Born February 1851 at Sycamore, DeKalb County, Illinois (also seen: b. 25 Apr 1850 in IL).  Died 31 October 1945, age 94 years, 8 months, and 6 days, in the Village of Orwell, Ashtabula County, Ohio.

 

1880 US Census: Thomas Morris, age 63 (b. England; parents b. England) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Morris, age 61 (b. England; parents b. England); son, Henry T. Morris, age 30 (b. OH), single, and at home; daughter, Ellen S. Morris, age 27 (b. OH), single, and employed as a teacher; daughter, Elisabeth A. Morris, age 24 (b. IA), single, and employed as a teacher; son, Charles T. Morris, age 21 (b. OH), single, unemployed, and at home for the past 12 months with an internal injury); son, Nelson R. Morris, age 19 (b. OH), single, and at home; and boarder, Louis K. Bugbee, age 28 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. OH), widowed, and employed as a farmer.

 

1900 US Census: Lucius A. Bingham/Binghain, age 52 (b. Dec 1847 in OH; parents b. VT), widowed, and employed as a farm laborer, resided in the household headed by Hiram M. Case, age 78 (b. CT; parents b. CT) in Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  Of interest, the household headed by Kittie Morris, age 49 (b. Feb 1851 in IL; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a dress maker, who had had 1 child, still alive, was enumerated directly afterwards.  That household included Kittie's daughter, Jessie? (smudged) I. Morris, age 13 (b. May 1887 in OH; father's birth unknown; mother b. IL).

 

1910 US Census: Lucius Bingham, age 62 (b. OH; father b. VT; mother's birth location unknown) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  He had been married twice.  The household also included his wife of 9 years, Kitt Bingham, age 58 (b. IL; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), who had married twice and had had 1 child, still alive; and step-daughter, Jessie Morris, age 22 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. IL), single, and employed as a public school teacher.

 

1920 US Census: L. A. Bingham, age 72 (b. OH; parents b. VT), with no occupation recorded, was heading a household in Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Kitt Bingham, age 68 (b. IL; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), with no occupation recorded; and daughter, Jessie I. Bingham, age 32 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. IL) and single, with no occupation recorded.

 

1930 US Census: Lucius A. Bingham, age 82 (b. OH; parents b. VT) and not employed, was heading a household on High Street in the Village of Orwell, Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  He married 1st at age 21, and his residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Kit A. Bingham, age 79 (b. IL; father b. OH; mother b. NYS) and not employed, who married 1st at age 32; step-daughter, Jessie I. Morris, age 42 (b. OH; father b. IL; mother b. OH) [should be father b. OH; mother b. IL], single, and employed as a servant for a private family; and sister-in-law, Harriet E. Gibbs, age 74 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), widowed, and not employed, who married 1st at age 25.

 

1940 US Census: Kit A. Bingham, age 89 (b. IL) and widowed, with no recorded occupation, was heading a household on South School Street in the Village of Orwell, Orwell township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  She had completed 8th grade.  The household also included her daughter, Jessie J. Morris, age 52 (b. OH) with no recorded occupation, who had completed 4 years of high school; and sister, Hattie E. Gibbs, age 83 (b. OH) and widowed, with no record of occupation, who had completed 8th grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

While a resident of Perry Township, Lake County, Ohio, Keziah Woolsey married (1st) Henry T. Morris (b. 1849 in Bloomfield Twp, Morrow Co., OH, d. 7 Feb 1891 in Orwell Twp, Ashtabula Co., OH; interred Brownwood Cem., North Bloomfield Twp, Trumbull Co., OH), also a resident of Perry County, son of Thomas (b. England) and Sarah (Thomas) Morris (b. England), on 1 March 1883 (license issued 16 Feb 1883) in Lake County, Ohio and had at least the following daughter:

 

[a. Jessie I. Morris: Born 8 May 1887 in Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  Died there 15/16 January 1975; interred Orwell North Cemetery, Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.

 

At age 50 widow Keziah (Woolsey) Morris married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Lucius A. Bingham (b. 22 Dec 1847 in Orwell Co., OH, d. there 29 Dec 1930; interred there in Orwell North Cem.), age 53, son of Amander A. (b. 1813, d. 1888) and Betsey (Brooks) Bingham (b. 1813, d. 1853), on 11 April 1901 (license issued 4 Apr 1901) in Ashtabula County, Ohio.  Lucius had married (1st) Sarah E. Morse (b. 11 Apr 1850, d. 9 Oct 1895) on 22 December 1870 in Windsor Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio (license issued 15 Dec 1870 in Jefferson Twp, Ashtabula Co., OH; recorded 28 Feb 1871) and had the following children:

 

[b. Guy Morse Bingham: Born 26 December 1872 in Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  Died 3 April 1953, age 80 years, 3 months, and 7 days, in Wilmington Township, Clinton County, Ohio from complications of heart disease at Hale Hospital in Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio.  Married Helen A. Noble (b. 28 Jan 1866 in Windsor Twp, Ashtabula Co., OH, d. 7 Jun 1952 in Wilmington Twp, Clinton Co., OH), daughter of Franklin Noble (b. 1835, d. 1896).

 

[2. Arthur Ransome Woolsey: Born January 1853 in Illinois.  Died 18 October 1931, age 75, at Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa; interred there in Springdale Cemetery.

 

1880 US Census: Arthur R. Woolsey, age 27 (b. IL; father b. OH; mother b. NYS) and employed as an editor, was heading a household in the Village of Rock Creek, Morgan Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Josephine M. Woolsey, age 29 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. CT); and boarder, Everett E. Ellinwood, age 17 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. OH) and employed as a printer.

 

1900 US Census: Arthur R. Woolsey, age 47 (b. Jan 1853 in IL; father b. OH; mother b. NYS) and employed as a bicycle repairman, was heading a household in the Village of Atkinson, Atkinson Township, Henry County, Illinois.  The household also included his wife of less than 1 year, Ermina A. Woolsey, age 27 (b. Jul 1872 in OH), who had had no children; and brother, Wesley D. Woolsey, age 38 (b. Aug 1861 in OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a jeweler.

 

1910 US Census: Arthur Woolsey, age 52 (b. IL; father b. MI; mother b. OH) and employed as a printer in the job printing industry, was heading a household at 111 Third Avenue in the City of Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa.  He had been married twice.  The household also included his wife of 10 years, Ermina Woolsey, age 38 (b. OH; parents b. OH), who had been married once and had no children.

 

1920 US Census: Arthur Woolsey, age 65 (b. IL; parents b. OH) and employed as a printer in the book binding industry, was heading a household at 305 DeWitt Street in the City of Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa.  The household also included his wife, Ermina Woolsey, age 48 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a dress maker at home; and daughter, Ethel M. Woolsey, age 9 (b. IA; father b. IL; mother b. OH).

 

1925 IA Census: A. R. Woolsey, age 68, was heading a household at 218 Hickory Street in the City of Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa.  His residence was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Ermina Woolsey, age 51; and daughter, Ethel M. Woolsey, age 14.

 

1930 US Census: Arthur R. Woolsey, age 77 (b. IL; father b. IN; mother b. IA) and employed as a printer for a printing company, was heading a household at 528 Sixth Avenue North in the City of Clinton, Clinton Township, Clinton County, Iowa.  He married 1st at age 30.  The household also included his wife, Ermina Woolsey, age 58 (b. PA; parents b. OH) and employed as a seamstress at home, who married 1st at age 28; and daughter, Ethel Mae Woolsey, age 19 (b. IA; father b. IL; mother b. PA), single, and employed as a secretary in a law office.

 

1940 US Census: Ermin Woolsey, age 68 (b. OH) and widowed, with no record of employment, resided in the household headed by Estella A. Glatts, age 63 (b. MO) at 520 South 2nd Street in the City of Clinton, Clinton Township, Clinton County, Iowa.  Ermin had completed 8th grade.

 

Arthur Woolsey married (1st), as her 1st husband, Josephine "Josie" M. Fitts (b. 9 Oct 1850 in Gutavus Township, Trumbull Co., OH, d. 4 Oct 1925, age 74 yrs, 11 mo., 25 days, from complications of heart disease, in Ashtabula Co., OH; interred East Claridon Cem. or Oadkdale Cem., Jefferson Twp, Ashtabula Co., OH), daughter of Sylvestor (b. CT) and Olivia "Levia" M. (Hart) Fitts (b. OH), on 1 March 1876 (license issued 18 Feb 1876) in Lake County, Ohio; subsequently divorced.

 

At age 46 Arthur Woolsey married (2nd) Ermina/Emma Alice Ladd (b. Jul 1872 in OH), age 27, on 20 December 1899 in the City of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Ethel/Esther Mae Woolsey: Born 3 June 1910 in Clinton County, Iowa.

 

1940 US Census: Ralph Mark, age 35 (b. MO) and employed as an auto mechanic for a garage, was heading a household at 3919 East Fourteenth Street Terrace in Kansas City, Kaw Township, Jackson County, Missouri.  He had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his wife, Ethel Mark, age 29 (b. IA), who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Audrey Mark, age 5 (b. IA); daughter, Lois Mark, age 2 (b. MO); and Norman Lee Mark, age less than 1 month (b. MO).  On 1 April 1935 they resided at Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa.

 

At age 23 Ethel Woolsey married Ralph Earl Mark (b. abt 1905), age 28, son of Fred and Ethel (Irwin) Mark, on 3 September 1933 in Clinton County, Iowa and had at least the following children:

 

[1] Audrey Mark: Born about 1935 in Iowa.

 

[2] Lois Mark: Born about 1938 in Missouri.

 

[3] Norman Lee Mark: Born about 1940 in Missouri.

 

Josephine (Fitts) Woolsey married (2nd) William Adams (b. 13 Nov 1836 in Middlefield Twp, Geauga Co., OH, d. 27 Mar 1912 in Claridon Twp, Geauga Co., OH; interred there in East Claridon Cem.), who had married (1st) Sarah D. Ormsby (b. 1839, d. 1895) and had children.

 

Josephine (Fitts)(Woolsey) Adams married (3rd) John Perry.

 

[3. Harriet "Hattie" E. Woolsey: Born about 1856 in Ohio.  Died 10 November 1949 in Ohio.

 

1880 US Census: Ebenezer L. Gibbs, age 57 (b. CT; parents b. CT) and employed as a lawyer, was heading a household in the Village of Orwell, Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Mary L. Gibbs, age 62 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. CT); son, Dayton M. Gibbs, age 24 (b. OH), single, and employed as a musician; daughter, Alice M. Gibbs, age 26 (b. OH), single, and employed as a teacher; son, Evelyn L. Gibbs, age 27 (b. OH), married, and employed as a clerk in a store; daughter-in-law, Hattie W. Gibbs, age 23 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and married; sister-in-law, Aroline B. Pettits, age 42 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. CT) and married; and niece, Mary E. Pettits, age 17 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a teacher.

 

1900 US Census: Evelyn L. Gibbs, age 47 (b. Nov 1853 in OH; parents b. OH) and employed as (incomprehensible), was heading a household at 267 Spicer Street in Akron/Middlebury Township, Summit County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife of 20 years, Hattie E. Gibbs, age 44 (b. Apr 1856 in OH; father b. NYS; mother NYS), who had had no children.

 

1910 US Census: Evelyn Gibbs, age 57 (b. OH; father b. CT; mother b. OH) and employed as a dry goods clerk, was heading a household at 327 Spicer Street in the City of Akron, Summit County, Ohio.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 29 years, Harriet Gibbs, age 50 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. MI), who had been married once and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: Hattie E. Gibbs, age 63 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. MI), widowed, and not employed, was boarding in the household headed by Lucy E. Manchester, age 74 (b. OH) at 214 St. Clair Street in the City of Painesville, Lake County, Ohio. 

 

1930 US Census: Harriet E. Gibbs, age 74 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), widowed, and not employed, who married 1st at age 25, resided in the household headed by her brother-in-law, Lucius A. Bingham, age 82 (b. OH) on High Street in the Village of Orwell, Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.

 

1940 US Census: Hattie E. Gibbs, age 83 (b. OH) and widowed, with no record of employment, resided in the household headed by her sister, Kit A. Bingham, age 89 (b. IL) on South School Street in the Village of Orwell, Orwell Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  Hattie had completed 8th grade.  On 1 April 1935 she resided in the same house.

 

Harriet E. Woolsey married Evelyn L. Gibbs (b. 28 Mar 1852 in OH (also seen: b. Nov 1853), d. 9 Jun 1915, age 63 yrs, 2 mo., 11 days, from complications of meningitis, at Cuyahoga Falls, Summit Co., OH; interred Orwell North Cem.), son of Ebenezer L. (b. 1822 in CT, d. 1909) and Mary (Smith) Gibbs (b. 1818 in OH, d. 1883), on 12 May 1880 (license issued 11 May 1880) in Lake County, Ohio.

 

[4. Wesley D. Woolsey: Born about 1862 in Ohio.

 

1880 US Census: Hollis H. Pierce, age 55 (b. VT; parents b. MA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Madison Townshhip, Lake County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Maria Pierce, age 38 (b. OH; parents b. VT); daughter, Minnie Pierce, age 17 (b. OH); daughter, May Pierce, age 14 (b. OH); son, Harry Pierce, age 11 (b. OH); daughter, Grace Pierce, age 8 (b. OH); and son, Glenn Pierce, age 3 (b. OH).

 

1900 US Census: Wesley D. Woolsey, age 38 (b. Aug 1861 in OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a jeweler, resided in the household headed by his brother Arthur R. Woolsey, age 47, in the Village of Atkinson, Atkinson Township, Henry County, Illinois.

 

1900 US Census: No record found for Marion or Minnie Pierce or Woolsey in Ohio.

 

Wesley Woolsey married Marion "Minnie" E. Pierce (b. 2 Apr 1863 in OH, d. 15 Oct 1903 in Massillon Twp, Stark Co., OH), daughter of Hollis H. and Maria (?) Pierce) on 7 September 1887 (license issued 29 Aug 1887), in Lake County, Ohio; divorced before 1900.  Wesley and Minnie had the following children:

 

[a. Ruth Anna Woolsey: Born 8/6 January 1892 at Akron, Summit County, Ohio.  Died 2/15 August 1967 at East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; interred Radnor Cemetery, Radnor, Delaware County, Ohio.

 

1900 US Census: No record found.

 

1910 US Census: Ruth Woolsey, age 18 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a servant for a private family, resided with her brother, Pierce Woolsey, age 15 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and not employed, both resided as "wards" in the household headed by Mary A. Kohr, age 79 (b. OH; parents b. OH), widowed, and not employed, who had had no children, at 22 Bachtel Avenue in the City of Akron, Summit County, Ohio.

 

1920 US Census: W. R. James, age 35 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a civil engineer doing County work, was heading a household at 112 Montrose Avenue in the City of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Ruth James, age 27 (b. OH; parents b. OH); daughter, Mary Ellen James, age 4 years and 0 months (b. OH); son, Robert Edward James, age 2 years and 9 months (b. OH); son, John Franklin James, age 1 year and 4 months (b. OH); and brother-in-law, Edgar Woolsey, age 24 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a college teacher.

 

1930 US Census: Walter James, age 43 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a surveyor for the County, was heading a household at 114 Pennsylvania Avenue in the City of Delaware, Delaware Township, Delaware County, Ohio.  He married 1st at age 30, and his residence was valued at $4,500.  The household also included his wife, Ruth James, age 38 (b. OH; parents b. OH), who married 1st at age 22; daughter, Mary James, age 14 (b. OH); son, Robert James, age 13 (b. OH); son, John James, age 11 (b. OH); son, Warren James, age 10 (b. OH); son, Thomas James, age 9 (b. OH); daughter, Marjorie James, age 6 (b. OH); and daughter, Mildred James, age 2 years and 11 months (b. OH).

 

1940 US Census: Walter R. James, age 52 (b. OH) and employed as a civil engineer for the state highway, was heading a household at 114 Pennsylvania Avenue in the City of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio.  He had completed 4 years of college, and his residence was valued at $3,500.  The household also included his wife, Ruth James, age 47 (b. OH), who had completed 4 years of college; son, John James, age 21 (b. OH), single, and employed as a carpenter in the building industry, who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Thomas James, age 18 (b. OH), single, and employed as a truck driver for a laundry, who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Margery James, age 16 (b. OH); and daughter, Mildred James, age 12 (b. OH).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

At age 23 Ruth Woolsey married Walter Ray James (b. 21 Dec 1885 in Delaware Co., OH, d. 25 Nov 1952; interred with Ruth), age 30, son of Samuel Edward and Mary Ellen (Conklin) James, on 18 March 1915 (license issued 17 Mar 1915) in Delaware County, Ohio.  Walter was employed as a civil engineer and surveyor.  Ruth and Walter had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[1] Mary Elinor James: Born 28 December 1915 in Delaware Township, Delaware County, Ohio.  Died 23 May 2013 at home in Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina; interred there in the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery.

 

1940 US Census: Leslie E. Kimble, age 25 (b. OH) and employed as a truck driver with his own truck, was heading a household in the Village of Ashley, Oxford Township, Delaware County, Ohio.  He had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his wife, Mary E. Kimble, age 24 (b. OH), who had completed 4 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 Leslie resided in the same township, and Mary resided in Delaware County, Ohio.  Of interest, the household headed by his father, Lewis Kimble, age 46, was enumerated just before on the same census page.

 

At age 21 Mary James married Leslie Earl Kimble (b. 4 Apr 1915 in the Village of Ashley, Oxford Twp, Delaware Co., OH, d. 10 Dec 1971 at Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware Co., OH; interred Ashley Union Cem., Ashley, OH), age 22, son of Lewis and Evah/Eva Marie (Vining) Kimble, on 14 August 1937 in Delaware County, Ohio and had the following children:

 

[a] David Lewis Kimble.

 

[b] JoAnn Kimble: Married (1st) (?) Hahn.  Perhaps married (2nd) Jerry Lanier.

 

[2] Reverend Robert "Bob" Edward James: Born 12 March 1917 in Jane M. Case Hospital, Delaware Township, Delaware County, Ohio.  Died 30 March 2017 at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida; interred Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.

 

At age 23 Robert James married Imogene Lucille Cole (b. 1 Oct 1918 in Marion Co., OH, d. 11 Nov 2018 at Camby, Marion Co., IN; interred with Robert), age 21, daughter of Clyde E. and Beth/Lottie (James) Cole, on 13 April 1940 (license issued 11 Apr 1940) in Franklin County, Ohio and had the following children:

 

[a] Thomas "Tom" James: Married Carol (?).

 

[b] Nancy James: Married Donald Ault.

 

[c] Ruth James: Married Frank Brown.

 

[3] John Franklin James: Born 25 August 1918 at Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio.  Died 30 January 1985 at Searcy, White County, Arkansas; interred there in Oak Grove Cemetery.  Married Lorene C. Cranford (b. 4 Jun 1921 at Rose Bud, White Co., AR, d. 14 Mar 2012 at Searcy, White Co., AR; interred with John), daughter of William Henry and Lois L. (Langford) Cranford, and had the following children:

 

[a] Daniel G. James.

 

[b] William R. James.

 

[c] John F. James, Jr.: Married Mina (?).

 

[4] Richard Warren James: Born 11 February 1920 in Delaware County, Ohio.  Died 26 January 2014 at Bloomington, Indiana.  Employed as an Instructor of Psychology.  Married Teresa (?).  Married Helen (?).  Married Luisa Lopez.  Had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Nancy Lee James: Married Donald R. Hicks.

 

[b] Dr. Philip C. James.

 

[c] Wendy L. James: Married Robert Roper.

 

[d] Theresa A. James: Married James Schmidt.

 

[5] Thomas W. James: Born 26 April/25 August 1921 in Delaware Township, Delaware County, Ohio.  Died there 5 October 1966, age 45; interred there in Oak Grove Cemetery.  At age 24 married Pansy Berry, age 22, daughter of Arthur and Cora (Thompson) Berry, on 26 April 1946 in Delaware County, Ohio.

 

[a] Timothy "Tim" Charles James: Born 30 Nov 1954 in Delaware County, Ohio.  Died 2 February 2019 at Toledo, Ohio.

 

[6] Marjorie Ruth James: Born about 1924.  At age 20 married Lowell Lawton Ramey, age 19, son of William V. and Geraldine (Zehender) Ramey, on 11 November 1944 in Delaware County, Ohio.

 

[7] Mildred Mae James: Married (?) Dell.

 

[b. Pierce Edgar Woolsey "Edgar": Born 25 March 1895 at Akron, Summit County, Ohio.  Died 9 November 1957; interred Caneadea Cemetery, Caneadea, Allegany County, New York (also gravestone in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Houghton, Allegany Co., NY).  During WWI served in Headquarters Company, 332 Infantry Regiment.

 

1900 US Census: No record found.

 

1910 US Census: Ruth Woolsey, age 18 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a servant for a private family, resided with her brother, Pierce Woolsey, age 15 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and not employed, both resided as "wards" in the household headed by Mary A. Kohr, age 79 (b. OH; parents b. OH), widowed, and not employed, who had had no children, at 22 Bachtel Avenue in the City of Akron, Summit County, Ohio.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Pierce Edgar Woolsey, age 22 (b. 25 Mar 1895 at Akron, Summit Co., OH) and a student at Ohio Wesleyan University, resided at 112 Montrose Avenue in Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio.

 

1920 US Census: Edgar Woolsey, age 24 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a college teacher, resided in the household headed by his brother-in-law, W. R. James, age 35, at 112 Montose Avenue in the City of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio.

 

1930 US Census: Pierce E. Woolsey, age 35 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a teacher at Houghton College, was heading a household in Caneadea Township, Allegany County, New York.  He married 1st at age 26, and his residence was valued at $5,700.  The household also included his wife, Mildred M. Woolsey, age 34 (b. OH; parents b. OH), who married 1st at age 25; son, Warren M. Woolsey, age 8 (b. IN); and daughter, Martha C. Woolsey, age 6 (b. OH).

 

1940 US Census: Pierce Woolsey, age 45 (b. OH) and employed as a college French teacher, was heading a household in the Village of Houghton, Caneadea Township, Allegany County, New York.  He had completed 5 years of college, and his residence was valued at $6,000.  The household also included his wife, Mildred Woolsey, age 44 (b. OH), who had completed 1 year of college; son, Warren Woolsey, age 18 (b. IN), who had completed 4 years of college; and daughter, Martha Woolsey, age 16 (b. OH), who had completed 4 years of college.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 26 Pierce Woolsey married Mildred M. Morris (b. 6 Aug 1897), age 24 and employed as a teacher, daughter of Earl and Addie (Harmon) Morris, on 11 June 1921 in Ashtabula County, Ohio and had the following children:

 

[1] Warren Woolsey: Born about 1922 in Indiana.

 

[2] Martha Woolsey: Born about 1924 in Ohio.

 

[5. Mabel A. Woolsey: Born December 1864 in Perry Township, Lake County, Ohio.  Died 20 January 1904, age 39 years, 26 days, from complications of heart failure at 237 Spicer Street, Akron, Summit County, Ohio.

 

1900 US Census: Mabel A. Woolsey, age 35 (b. Dec 1864 in OH), with no record of employment, resided in the household headed by her brother-in-law, Arthur Johnson, age 35 (b. Jan 1865 in OH) in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.

 

[6. Mary Bertha Woolsey "Bertha": Born 25 January 1869 at Rock Creek, Perry Township, Lake County, Ohio.  Died 26 November 1948, age 79 years, 10 months, and 1 day, at St. Luke's Hospital, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; interred in Welton Cemetery, Berton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.

 

1880 US Census: John C. Johnson, age 85 (b. England; parents b. England) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Hannah Johnson, age 54 (b. England; parents b. England); son, Charles H. Johnson, age 17 (b. OH; parents b. England), single, and at school; son, Arthur Johnson, age 15 (b. OH; parents b. England), single, and at school; and daughter, Fannie Johnson, age 27 (b. England; parents b. England), single, and "insane."

 

1900 US Census: Arthur Johnson, age 35 (b. Jan 1865 in OH; parents b. England) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife of 7 years, Mary B. Johnson, age 31 (b. Jan 1869 in OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; son, Robert E. Johnson, age 2 (b. Jul 1897 in OH); mother, Hannah Johnson, age 73 (b. Nov 1826 in England) and widowed, who immigrated to the US in 1853; and sister-in-law, Mable A. Woolsey, age 35 (b. Dec 1864 in OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS) and single, with no record of employment.

 

1910 US Census: Arthur Johnson, age 45 (b. OH; parents b. England) and employed as a salesman for a grocery store, was heading a household the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Bertha Johnson, age 41 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Robert Johnson, age 12 (b. OH; parents b. OH); and daughter, Doris Johnson, age 4 (b. OH; parents b. OH).

 

1920 US Census: Arthur Johnson, age 55 (b. OH; parents b. England) and employed as a clerk in a grocery store, was heading a household on Hickox Street in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Mary B. Johnson, age 51 (b. OH; father b. US; other b. MI); son, Robert E. Johnson, age 22 (b. OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as an electrician in a light plant; and daughter, Doris Johnson, age 13 (b. OH; parents b. OH).

 

1930 US Census: Arthur Johnson, age 65 (b. OH; parents b. England) and employed as a carpenter in a shop, was heading a household on Hickox Street in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  He married 1st at age 28, and his residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Bertha M. Johnson, age 61 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), who married 1st at age 24.

 

1940 US Census: Arthur Johnson, age 75 (b. OH), with no record of employment, was heading a household on Hickox Street in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  He had completed 1 year of high school, and his residence was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Bertha Johnson, age 71 (b. OH), who had completed 2 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

Mary Woolsey married Arthur Johnson (b. Jan 1865 in OH, d. 27 Aug 1951; interred with Bertha), son of John C. (b. England) and Hannah (?) Johnson (b. England), in 1893 and resided at Burton, Geauga County, Ohio.  Mary and Arthur had the following children:

 

[a. Robert Elwell Johnson: Born 7 July 1897 in Ohio.  Died 6 December 1972; interred in Welton Cemetery, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  Employed as an electrician.

 

1930 US Census: Robert E. Johnson, age 32 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as an installer in the electrical industry, was heading a household on Hickox Street in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  He married 1st at age 29.  The household also included his wife, Edna M. Johnson, age 21 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a telephone operator, who married 1st at age 18; and daughter, Patricia A. Johnson, age 2 years and 3 months (b. OH).

 

1940 US Census: Robert Johnson, age 42 (b. OH) and employed as night watchman for the County Highway, was heading a household in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  He had completed 2 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Edna Johnson, age 31 (b. OH), who had completed 8th grade; and daughter, Patricia Johnson, age 12 (b. OH).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 29 Robert Johnson married (1st) Edna M. Hopkins (b. 7 Mar 1909 at Mantua, OH), age 18, daughter of Herman and Ruby (Sprotberry) Hopkins, about 1926; subsequently divorced.  Robert and Edna had the following daughter:

 

[1] Patricia Ann Johnson: Born 9 December 1927 at Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio.  At age 18 married Frank Malensek (b. 8 Oct 1925 at Claridon, Geauga Co., OH), age 20, son of Louis and Frances (Otinicar) Malensek, on 16 June 1946 in Geauga County, Ohio.

 

At age 41 Robert Johnson married (2nd; again), the same Edna M. (Hopkins) Johnson, age 30, on 14 April 1939 (license issued same day) in Geauga County, Ohio.

 

[b. Doris Evelyn Johnson: Born 11 February 1906 in Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  Died 9/11 March 1963, age 57, at UHHS Geauga Regional Hospital, Geauga County, Ohio; interred in Welton Cemetery, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.

 

1920 US Census: William Humphrey, age 37 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a peddler from an exterior wagon, was heading a household in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife, Mary Humphrey, age 36 (b. OH; parents b. OH); son, Kenneth Humphrey, age 15 (b. OH); son, John T. Humphrey, age 13 (b. OH); and son, Robert E. Humphrey, age 9 (b. OH).  Of interest, the household headed by son's future father-in-law, Arthur Johnson, age 55, was enumerated before him on the same census page.

 

1930 US Census: Kenneth V. Humphrey, age 25 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as service manager for Frigidaire, was heading a household in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  He married 1st at age 20.  The household also included his wife, Doris E. Humphrey, age 24 (b. OH; parents b. OH), who married 1st at age 19; daughter, Donna M. Humphrey, age 3 years and 8 months (b. OH); and daughter, Mari Jean Humphrey, age 2 years and 2 months (b. OH).

 

1940 US Census: V. K. Humphrey, age 35 (b. OH) and employed as supervisor of installations for a distillate company, was heading a household on Hickox Street in the Village of Burton, Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  He had completed 4 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Doris Humphrey, age 34 (b. OH), who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Donna Humphrey, age 13 (b. OH); daughter, Mary Jean Humphrey, age 12 (b. OH); and son, Ronald J. Humphrey, age 9 (b. OH).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

Doris Johnson married Vyron Kenneth Humphrey (b. 23 Jun 1904 in Tiverton Twp, Coshocton Co., OH, d. 18 Sep 1954), son of William Cyrus (b. 1885, d. 1960) and Mary (Ackert/Ackerct) Humphrey (b. 1883, d. 1972) on 4 May 1925 in Ohio and had at least the following son:

 

[1] Donna M. Humphrey: Born about 1926 in Ohio.

 

[2] Mary Jean Humphrey: Born about 1928 in Ohio.  At age 19 married Adam Dixon, age 26, son of Richard and Sophia (Alexechuk) Dixon, on 10 January 1948 in Geauga County, Ohio.

 

[3] Ronald J. Humphrey: Born about 1931 in Burton Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  Died there 1989.  At age 20 married Carol Cowles, age 18, daughter of Jack and Iola June (Herron) Cowles, on 1 September 1950 (license issued 30 Aug 1950) in Geauga County, Ohio.

 

(b) Sophronia Augusta Spaulding: Born 24 May 1833 in Scriba Township, Oswego County, New York (also seen: b. New Haven Twp, Oswego Co., NY; Clinton, Oneida Co., NY & b. Jefferson Co., NY).  Died 1 August 1908, age 74, at the home of her daughter, Ida (Buchanan) Warn, in Novesta Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, having been paralyzed for a few years; interred Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Moved with her parents to Ohio, where she married.  Following the death of her husband, she moved to Tuscola County, Michigan, where she married 3 more times.

 

1860 US Census: No record found.

 

1870 US Census: Michael Buchanan, age 61 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was (apparently) heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (apparently under the same roof as the household headed by Abraham Hill, age 40 (b. Ireland) and employed as a farmer).  The household also included his wife, Sophronia Buchanan, age 37 (b. NYS); daughter, Ida Buchanan, age 5 (b. MI); son, Ira Buchanan, age 2 (b. MI); step-daughter, Mary Surdam, age 14 (b. OH); step-daughter, Martha Surdam, age 12 (b. OH); step-son, Willie Surdam, age 8 (b. IL); and Lydia Ingersoll, age 60 (b. VT) and at home.

 

1880 US Census: Safrona Buchanan, age 47 (b. NYS; father b. VT; mother's birth location not known), widowed, and employed keeping house, was heading a household in Elmwood, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included her son, William A. T. Buchanan, age 17 (b. IL; parents b. NYS), single, and at home; daughter, Ida Buchanan, age 15 (b. MI; parents b. NYS), single, and at home; son, Ira Buchanan, age 12 (b. MI); and son, Alva Buchanan, age 8 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and at home.

 

1900 US Census: No record found.  Sophronia married 4th (and last), Ebenezer Warn in 1883 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan; and Sohronia died in 1908 at the residence of her step-son, Charles Warn, and  her daughter (wife of Charles), Ida (Buchanan) Warn in Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

Sophronia Spaulding married (1st), as his 2nd wife, Anthony Thomas Surdam (b. abt 1820 in NYS, died 3 Jul 1863 as a Union Army soldier (Co. G of the 72nd Illinois Infantry Regiment) in a Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee hospital during the American Civil War from complications of chronic diarrhea; interment location unknown), son of Peter and Ruby (Gould) Surdam, on 1 January 1854 in Chester Township, Clinton County, Ohio.  On 30 December 1901 his remarried widow, Sophronia (Spaulding)(Surdam)(Buchanan)(Sharp) Warn, applied for a pension based on his service.

 

Anthony had married (1st) Sophronia Briggs (b. 26/29 Dec 1826 in Geauga Co., OH, d. 16 Dec 1851, age 21 yrs, (?) mons., 18 days, at Russell Ctr, Geauga Co., OH; interred Briar Hill Cem./Russell Riverview Cem.) on 1 January 1850 in Ohio.

 

Anthony and Sophronia (Spaulding) Surdam had the following children:

 

[1. Mary Aurel Surdam: Born 8 October 1855 at Russell Center, Geauga County, Ohio.  Died 16 July 1900 at Unionville/Columbia, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred there in Columbia Township Cemetery.  In 1880 moved with her husband and 2 children, west to Missouri and Nebraska, but returned to Michigan.

 

1880 US Census: Charles Campbell, age 28 (b. Quebec; parents b. Scotland) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Procterville Tauoren? Township, Caldwell County, Missouri.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Campbell, age 24 (b. IL; father b. IL; mother b. OH); and daughter, Alta Campbell, age 2 (b. MI).

 

1900 US Census: Charles R. Campbell, age 48 (b. Jun 1851 in English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada) and employed in the painting and paper hanging industry, was heading a household in Columbia Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He immigrated to the US in 1870.  The household also included his wife of 26 years, Mary A. Campbell, age 44 (b. Oct 1855 in OH; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), who had had 5 children, 3 of whom were still alive; and daughter, Vera E. Campbell, age 10 (b. Aug 1889 in MI).

 

1910 US Census: Charles R. Campbell, age 58 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents birth location not recorded), with no occupation recorded, was heading a household in Columbia Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married twice.  The household also included his wife of 8 years, Emma Campbell, age 65 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada), who immigrated to the US in 1867, had been married 3 times, and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: Charles R. Campbell, age 68 (b. Scotch-speaking Canada; father's birth location unknown (he spoke Scotch); mother b. Scotland) and employed as a house painter, was heading a household at 618 Stone Street in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Charlotte E. Campbell, age 76 (b. Dutch-speaking Canada; parents b. Dutch-speaking Canada).

 

1930 US Census: Charles R. Campbell, age 79 (b. English-speaking Canada; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. N. Ireland), widowed and employed as a house painter, was heading a single-person household in  the Village of Unionville, Columbia Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He immigrated to the US in 1853 (subsequently naturalized).

 

Mary Surdam married, as his 1st wife, Charles Robert Campbell (b. 14 Jun 1851 in Ontario, Canada, d. 19 Jun 1940 at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI) on 30 July 1873 and had the following children: (order unknown)

 

[a. Nora Maud Campbell: Born 12 April 1874 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there 16 June 1878.

 

[b. Myrtle Estella Campbell. 

 

[c. Child: Born and died while her parents were in Missouri and/or Nebraska.

 

[d. Alta May/A. Campbell: Born 27 September 1877 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 4 January 1961 in Nephi Township, Juab County, Utah.

 

[e. Vera Lavern Campbell: Born 15 August 1889 at Unionville, Tuscola County, Michigan (also seen: b. 22 Jan 1889).  Died 26 February 1961 from complications of typhoid malaria at Livonia, Livingston, New York (also seen: d. Ray Co., MO); interred Saint Michael Cemetery, Livonia, Livingston County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Frank Grundman, age 52 (b. Jul 1848 in Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as farmer, was heading a hosuehold in Webster Township, Monroe County, New York.  He immigrated to the US in 1870 (subsequently naturalized).  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Theressa Grundman, age 41 (b. Aug 1859 in Germany; parents b. Germany), who immigrated to the US in 1870 and had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Fred Grundman, age 15 (b. Nov 1884 in NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Mary Grundman, age 12 (b. Apr 1888 in NYS); and son, Henry Grundman, age 10  (b. Sep 1899 in NYS) [appears it should be 1889].

 

1910 US Census: Fred Gruntman, age 26 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter for a building contractor, was heading a household on Webster Road in Webster Township, Monroe County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Vera Gruntman, age 23 (b. MI; father b. TX; mother b. OH), who had been married once and had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Marion Gruntman, age 1 year and 11 months (b. NYS).

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Fred John Grundman, age 33 (b. 7 Nov 1884) and employed as a farmer in West Bloomfield Township, Ontario County, New York, resided with his wife, Vera Grundman, in East Bloomfield Township, Ontario County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Fred Grundman, age 35 (b. NYS; parents b. Germany) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Arnold Road in West Bloomfield Township, Ontario County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Vera Grundman, age 30 (b. MI; father b. TX; mother b. OH); daughter, Marion Grundman, age 11 (b. NYS); son, Charles Grundman, age 9 (b. NYS); daughter, Catharine Grundman, age 7 (b. NYS); son, James Grundman, age 3 (b. NYS); and 4 hired men.

 

1930 US Census: Fred Grundman, age 45 (b. NYS; parents b. Germany) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Richmond Township, Ontario County, New York.  He married 1st at age 22.  The household also included his wife, Vera L. Grundman, age 40 (b. MI), who married 1st at age 18; son, Charles F. Grundman, age 19 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Katherine T. Grundman, age 17 (b. NYS), single, and not employed; son, James W. Grundman, age 12 (b. NYS); and son, Raymond F. Grundman, age 8 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Fred J. Grundman, age 55 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on South Road in West Bloomfield Township, Ontario County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Vera L. Grundman, age 50 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; son, James Grundman, age 23 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer, who had completed 8th grade; son, Raymond Grundman, age 18 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer, who had completed 8th grade; foster daughter, Bonnie Gaddy, age 16 (b. MI), single, and employed doing housework, who had completed 7th grade; and hired man, Lloyd Graunke, age 23 (b. NYS).  On 1 April 1935 Fred, Vera, James, and Raymond resided in Richmond Township, Ontario County, New York.  Bonnie resided at Flint, Michigan, and Lloyd resided at Rochester, Monroe County, New York.

 

At age 18 Vera Campbell married Frederick "Fred" John Grundman (b. 7 Nov 1884 at Webster, Monroe Co., NY, d. 23 Aug 1966 at Canadaigua, Ontario Co., NY; interred with Vera), age 22, son of Francis "Frank" (b. Germany) and Theresa (Dick) Grundman (b. Germany), on 30 July 1907 (license issued same day) in Sebewaing Township, Huron County, Michigan and had at least the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[1] Marion Florence Grundman: Born 19 May 1908 at Webster, Monroe County, New York.  Died 30 September 2007 at Bloomfield/Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York; interred Evergreen Cemetery, Bristol Center, Ontario County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Major Bortle, age 55 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Penfield Township, Monroe County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Bell Bortle, age 55 (b. NYS; parents b. Germany); son, Elmer Bortle, age 26 (b. NYS), single, and employed as an assembler for the Selden Motor Company; son, Roy Bortle, age 24 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer; son, George Bortle, age 20 (b. NYS), single, and a member of the US Navy; and son, Major Bortle, age 18 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer.

 

1930 US Census: Major Bortle, age 28 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs, was heading a household on Cobbler's Road in Penfield Township, Monroe County, New York.  He married 1st at age 24, and his residence was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Marion Bortle, age 21 (b. NYS; father b. MI; mother b. NYS), who married 1st at age 18; daughter, Freda Bortle, age 2 years and 11 months (b. NYS); and son, James Bortle, age 1 year and 5 months (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Major Bortle, age 38 (b. NYS) and employed as a mill wright for a piano manufacturer, was heading a household on Frog Hollow Road in Penfield Township, Monroe County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $2,400.  The household also included his wife, Marion Bortle, age 31 (b. NYS) and employed as a cook for a bakery, who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Freda Bortle, age 12 (b. NYS); son, James Bortle, age 11 (b. NYS); daughter, Sandra Bortle, age 4 months (b. NYS); and mother, Isabelle Bortle, age 73 (b. NYS) and widowed, who had completed 5th grade.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house

 

At age 18, while a resident of West Bloomfield, New York, Marion Grundman married Major Jay Bortle, Jr. (b. 13 Feb 1902 at Penfield, Monroe Co., NY, d. 7 Nov 1970 at Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY; interred with Marion), age 24 and a resident of Penfield, son of Major Jay and Isabelle (Schlesing/Schlacisan) Bortle, on 12 June 1926 (license issued 7 Jun 1926) at Rochester (also seen: adjacent Brighton), Monroe County, New York and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Freda Anne Bortle: Married Donald Schultz and had the following children:

 

{1. Robert Shultz.

 

{2. Virginia Shultz.

 

{3. Carol Shultz: Perhaps married (?) Eaton.

 

{4. William Shultz.

 

{5. Nancy Shultz.

 

{6. Donna Shultz: Perhaps married (?) Barden.

 

{7. Jeffrey Schultz.

 

{8. Donald Schultz.

 

Freda Bortle married (?) Whitaker.

 

[b] James Jay Bortle: Perhaps married Rena (?) and had the following children:

 

{1. James Bortle.

 

{2. Jay Bortle.

 

{3. Pam Bortle.

 

[c] Sandra "Sandy" Noreen Bortle: Born 1 December 1939.  Died 13 May 2009 from complications of bone cancer.  Married Howard Kingsley Schlenker on 25 October 1958 and had the following children:

 

{1. Edward Schlenker.

 

{2. Katherine Schlenker.

 

{3. Robie Schlenker.

 

{4. John Schlenker.

 

{5. Krista Schlenker.

 

{6. David Schlenker.

 

[2] Charles Francis Grundman: Born 22 December 1910 at Webster, Monroe County, New York.  Died 5 September 1970 at Livonia, Livingston County, New York; interred Saint Rose Cemetery, Lima, Livingston County, New York.

 

1940 US Census: Charles F. Grundman, age 28 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm hand in the agriculture industry, was heading a household on Richmond Center Road in Richmond Township, Ontario County, New York.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Leona A. Grundman, age 26 (b. NYS), who had completed 7th grade; son, Charles Grundman, age 7 (b. NYS); son, Harold Grundman, age 6 (b. NYS); and daughter, Marion C. Grundman, age 3 (b. NYS).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

At age 20 Charles Grundman married (1st) Leona Barney (b. 22 May 1914 at Penfield, Monroe Co., NY, d. 29 Jun 1945 from complications of blood poisoning following a self-induced abortion, at West Bloomfield, Ontario Co., NY; interred with Charles), age 18, daughter of William (b. Penfield, NY) and Ida (Goodman) Barney, on 18 July 1931 (license issued 8 Jul 1931) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Charles "Sonny" Leonard Grundman: Born 21 September 1932 at West Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York.  Died 13 December 1978 at Lakeville, Livingston County, New York; interred Saint Rose Cemetery, Lima Township, Livingston County, New York.  Married Alice T. (?) (b. 1943).

 

[b] Harold J. Grundman: Born 5 January 1934 in New York.  In 2001 resided at Livonia, New York.  Married Laurel "Laura" E. (?).

 

[c] Marion C. Grundman: Born 19 February 1937 in New York.  Died 15 January 2009, age 72; interred Richmond Center Cemetery, Richmond Center, Ontarion County, New York.  Married (?) Teed and resided last at Hemlock, Ontario County, New York.

 

{1. Rose (?): Married Lester Wheeler.

 

{2. Veronica (?): Married Pete Wheeler.

 

{3. William Moore: Married Sharon (?).

 

[d] Veronica Grundman.

 

[e] Frederick Grundman.

 

Charles Grundman married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Caroline Mae (Moore) Scala (b. abt 1921, d. 22 Jan 2008, age 87), daughter of Ralph and Mary (?) Moore, on 2 December 1950.  Caroline and her 1st husband had the following son:

 

[f] John Scala: Married Elaine (?).

 

[3] Catharine Theresa Grundman: Born 4 April 1913 at West Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York.  Died 13 October 2001, age 88, at Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Frank J. Treat, age 58 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Bristol Township, Ontario County, New York.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Frances L. Treat, age 58 (b. MA; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 21; son, George N. Treat, age 25 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer; and son, Clinton E. Treat, age 22 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1940 US Census: Clinten Treat, age 34 (b. NYS) and employed as a truck driver for Grand View, was heading a household in East Bloomfield Township, Ontario County, New York.  He had completed 2 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $3,500.  The household also included his wife, Katheryn Treat, age 27 (b. NYS), who had completed 8th grade; son, Clinton Treat, Jr., age 8 (b. NYS); and daughter, Florence Treat, age 9 months (b. NYS).  On 1 April 1935 they resided elsewhere in Ontario County, New York.  Of interest, the household headed by his father, Frank Treat, age 68, was enumerated before him on the same census page.

 

At age 18 Catharine Grundman married Clinton Earl Treat (b. 18 Jul 1907 at Mendon, Monroe Co., NY, d. 14 Oct 1955 in NYS), age 24, son of Frank J. and Frances L. (Earl) Treat, on 10 October 1931 (license issued 9 Oct 1931) at East Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York and had the following children:

 

[a] Clinton "Sonny" R. Treat: Born about 1932 in New York.

 

[b] Florence Treat: Born 1939 in New York.  Married at least Roger Thompson.  Had the following children:

 

{1. Rick King.

 

{2. Sandy King.

 

{3. Dale King.

 

{4. Dawn Sickmond.

 

[4] James "Jim"/"Homer" William Grundman: Born 21 April 1917 at West Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York.  Died there 7 June 1976 from complications of kidney failure; gravestone in West Bloomfield Rural Cemetery; cremated remains scattered elsewhere.

 

James Grundman married Bonnie B. Gaddy (b. 1924, d. 28 Aug 2014), daughter of Jack and Gladys (Buchanan) Gaddy, on 30 July 1942 and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Faye Grundman.

 

[b] Geraldine Grundman.

 

[c] Jo Ann Grundman.

 

[d] Alan Grundman.

 

[5] Raymond "Ray" Frederick Grundman: Born 6 October 1921 in New York.  Died 31 July 2012, age 91.

 

[f. Claude Romain Campbell: Born 15 May 1880 in Caldwell County, Missouri.  Died (drowned while fishing in Saginaw Bay) 19 November 1903 in Saginaw Township, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred Columbia Township Cemetery, Unionville, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1880 US Census: Franklin Pallady, age 47 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. VT) and employed as a machinist, was heading a household in Dresden Township, Yates County, New York.  He suffered from rheumatism inflammation.  The household also included his wife, Mary Pallady, age 23 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, Geo Wm, Pallady, age 3 (b. NYS); and son, Henry J. Pallady, age 1 (b. NYS).

 

1892 NYS Census: Harry Pallady, age 14, apparently resided in the household headed by Abram Smith, age 71, and employed as a farmer in Yates County, New York.  The household also included Mary Smith, age 39.

 

1900 US Census: Claud R. Campbell, age 19 (b. May 1881 in MO; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. OH), single, and employed as a printer, was boarding in the household headed by Harry F. Walker, age 38 (b. OH) in Unionville, Columbia Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Joseph Paquette, age 68 (b. Aug 1831 in French-speaking Canada; parents b. French-speaking Canada) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household at 609 South Fourth Street in the City of Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He immigrated to the US in 1853 (subsequently naturalized).  The household also included his wife of 49 years, Margaret S. Paquette, age 64 (b. French-speaking Canada, parents b. French-speaking Canada) who had immigrated to the US in 1853 and had had 14 children, 8 of whom were still alive; son, Henry W. Paquette, age 25 (b. Aug 1874 in MI), single, and employed as a bartender; son, George Paquette, age 21 (b. May 1879 in MI), single, and employed as a salesman for a grocery; and daughter, Gertrude M. Paquette, age 19 (b. Sep 1880 in MI) and single, with no record of employment.

 

1900 US Census: Harry J. Palladay, age 22 (b. Aug 1877 at Mays Mills, NY; parents b. France) and single, was assigned in the grade of Private to Company E of the US Firth Artillery Regiment stationed at Fort San Cristobal, Puerto Rico.

 

1905 NYS Census: Harry J. Palladay, age 26 (b. US) and employed as a stationary fireman, resided in the household headed by his uncle, Myron H. Hartwell, age 42, in Torrey Township, Yates County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Ora Paquette, age 26 (b. MI; parents b. MI), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 1008 McKinley Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  She had had 2 children, both still alive.  The household also included her son, Ronald Paquette, age 8 (b. MI; parents b. MI); and daughter, Naomi Paquette, age 1 (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Harry John Palladay, age 40 (b. 2 Aug 1878) and employed as an electrician for the Birney Electric Company, resided with his wife, Ora Palladay, at 705 Princeton Street, Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.  He received a pension for his service on 23 February 1926.

 

1920 US Census: Harry J. Palladay, age 41 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as an electrical contractor, was heading a household at 340 Kedzie Street in East Lansing Township, Ingham County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Ora Palladay, age 37 (b. MI; parents b. MI); son, Jack Palladay, age 6 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI); step-daughter, Naomi Parquette, age 10 (b. MI; parents b. MI); and step-son, Ronald Campbell, age 17 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a commercial artist for an art services company.

 

1930 US Census: Ora Palladay, age 47 (b. MI; parents b. MI), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 1009 W. Kallada Street in the City of Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.  No record of age at 1st marriage.  The household also included her daughter, Neona Weinberger, age 21 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a sales lady, who married 1st at age 18; son, Jack Callahan, age 16 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and single; and granddaughter, Ella Weinburger, age 1 year and 4 months (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Sergeant Harry J. Palladay, age 52 (b. NYS; father b. France; mother b. NYS) and married, was an inmate at the National Military Home Reservation, Los Angeles, California.  He married 1st at age 34.

 

1940 US Census: Harry Pallady, age 61 (b. NYS) and divorced, with no record of employment, was heading a single-person household at Lakeside, El Cajon Township, San Diego County, California.

 

Claude Campbell married, as her 2nd husband, Ora "Orie" Pearl (Hinman) Lowry (b. May 1882 at Unionville, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 30 May 1970; interred with Claude), daughter of James M. and Melinda "Linda"/"Lennie" (Covey/Corey) Hinman, on 19 June 1901 at Unionville, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following son:

 

[1] Ronald Lester Campbell: Born about 1903 in Michigan.,

 

1920 US Census: Ronald Campbell, age 17 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a commercial artist for an art services company, resided in the household headed by his step-father, Harry J. Palladay, age 41, in East Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: Ronald L. Campbell, age 27 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a salesman in the advertising industry, was heading a household in Glenview Apartments in the City of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.  He married 1st at age 18.  The household also included his wife, Joyce R. Campbell, age 29 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 20.

 

1940 US Census: Ron Campbell, age 38 (b. MI) and employed as sales manager for a retail furniture company, was heading a household in Monroe City, Ouachita County, Louisiana.  He had completed 2 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Helen Campbell, age 33 (b. GA), who had completed 4 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they both resided at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

 

Ronald Campbell married (1st) Joyce R. (?) (b. abt 1901 in MI) about 1921.  He married (2nd) Helen (?) by 1940 and had the following son:

 

[a] Ronald Lester Campbell, Jr.: Born 7 March 1927.

 

At age 23, following Claude's tragic death, Ora (Hinman)(Lowry) Campbell married (3rd) Henry W. Paquette (b. 17/18 Aug 1872/73/74 in Saginaw Co., MI, d. 30 Aug 1910 at Bay City, Bay Co., MI; interred there in Calvary Cem.), age 34 and employed as a salesman, son of Joseph and Margaret (St. Mary) Paquette, on 18 May 1907 (license issue same day) at Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan and had the following daughter:

 

[2] Louise Naomi Paquette "Naomi": Born 22 April 1909 in Michigan.  Died 20 March 1959 at Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan; interred there in Evergreen Cemetery.

 

1930 US Census: Neona Weinburger, age 21 (b. MI) and employed as , resided in the household headed by her mother, Ora Palladay, age 47 (b. MI) in the City of Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Gerald Houghtaling, age 31 (b. MI) and employed as a tool maker in a factory, was heading a household at 1702 Maplewood Street in the City of Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.  He had completed 3 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Naomi Houghtaling, age 30 (b. MI), who had completed 3 years of high school; son, Bobbie Houghtaling, age 8 (b. IN); daughter, Janet Houghtaling, age 6 (b. MI); daughter, Patricia Houghtaling, age 5 (b. MI); son, Henry Houghtaling, age 3 (b. MI); step-daughter, Ellen Wenberger, age 11 (b. MI); and father, Arthur B. Houghtaling, age 68 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided elsewhere in the City of Lansing.

 

Louise Paquette married (1st) (?) Weinburger and had the following daughter:

 

[a] Ella Weinburger: Born about 1928 in Michigan.

 

Naomi (Paquette) Weinburger married (2nd) Gerald Houghtaling and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[b] Robert Houghtaling: Born about 1832 in Indiana.

 

[c] Janet L. Houghtaling: Born 4 June 1933 at Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.  Died there 24 February 1986, age 52, at Sparrow Hospital.  Married Lester Frost on 8 April 1952 in Angola, Pleasant Township, Steuben County, Indiana and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{1. Joann Frost: Married Tracy Matthews.

 

{2. Naomi Frost.

 

{3. Kathy Frost: Married James "Jim" Snead.

 

{4. Jack Frost.

 

{5. Dwayne Frost.

 

{6. Michael Frost.

 

{7. Jon Frost.

 

[d] Patricia Houghtaling: Born about 1935 in Michigan.  Married (?) Farhat.

 

[e] Henry Houghtaling: Born about 1937 in Michigan.

 

[f] Ellen Houghtaling: Married Lawrence Moore.

 

[g] William Houghtaling.

 

 At age 29 Ora (Hinman/Hennian)(Campbell) Paquette married (3rd) Harry John Palladay (b. 2 Aug 1878/7 Aug 1877 at Mays Mills, NYS, d. 4 Mar 1946 at San Diego, San Diego Co., CA; interred Oakwood Cem., Grand Ledge, Eaton Co., MI), age 33, son of Franklin (b. France) and Mary (Hartwell) Palladay, on 19 April 1912 (license issued same day) at Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.  Harry served in Company E of the US 5th Artillery Regiment, enlisting 10 November 1898 at Buffalo, New York and being discharged 11 November 1900 at San Juan, Puerto, Rico with disability (teeth all out; had no plate; and had a peptic ulcer).  Harry received a pension for his service on 23 February 1926, and at age 49 (1927) Harry entered the National Military Home at Sawtelle, Los Angeles County, California; he named his nearest relative as his wife, Ora Palladay of 116 North Avenue 21, Los Angeles, California.  Ora and Harry had the following son:

 

[3] Jack F. Palladay: Born about 1914 in Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Jack F. Palladay, age 26 (b. MI) and employed as a production manager in the food manufacturing industry, was heading a household at 1312 Roosevelt Street in the City of Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.  He had complete 2 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Irene D. Palladay, age 26 (b. MI) and employed as a secretary for a State Conservation entity, who had completed 12th grade; and son, Gary J. Palladay, age 4 (b. MI).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Jack Palladay married Irene D. (?) and had the following son:

 

[a] Gary J. Palladay: Born about 1936 in Michigan.

 

Charles Richard Campbell married (2nd), as her 3rd husband, Charlotte Emma (Harrington)(?) (?) (b. 25 Sep 1844 in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada, d. 7 Jun 1924, age 79, in Columbia Twp, Tuscola Co., MI), daughter of Jerry and Amy (Wait) Harrington, about 1902 in Michigan.

 

[2. Martha Elmira Surdam "Ellie"/"Ella": Born 15 March 1858 at Willoughby, Lake County, Ohio (per 1870 US Census; Martha apparently thought she was born in Illinois, like her younger brother, William).  After marriage moved to Euphemia, Ontario, Canada.  After 1881 moved to Greenfield Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.

 

1871 Canada Census: John Bull, age 50 (b. England), widowed, and an Episcopal-Methodist , was heading a household in Euphemia Township, Ontario, Canada.  The household also included his son, George Bull, age 25 (b. Ontario, Canada); son, Joseph Bull, age 22 (b. Ontario, Canada); daughter, Susan Bull, age 19 (b. Ontario, Canada); son, David Bull, age 17 (b. Ontario, Canada); son, John Bull, age 15 (b. Ontario, Canada); son, Sylvester Bull, age 13 (b. Ontario, Canada); son, Peter Bull, age 11 (b. Ontario, Canada); daughter, Ellen Bull, age 9 (b. Ontario, Canada); and daughter, Anne Bull, age 2 (b. Ontario, Canada).

 

1881 Canada Census: John Bull, age 58 (b. England, with English roots), an Episcopalian, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Euphemia Township, Bothwell County, Ontario, Canada.  The household also included his wife, Martha Bull, age 23 (b. US, with Scottish origins) and a Baptist; son, Sylvester Bull, age 24 (b. Ontario, Canada), an Episcopalian, and employed as a farmer; daughter, Annie L. Bull, age 12 (b. Ontario, Canada) and an Episcopalian; son, Frank Bull, age 3 (b. Ontario, Canada) and an Episcopalian; and daughter, Mary M. Bull, age 1 (b. Ontario, Canada) and an Episcopalian.

 

1900 US Census: No record found for Martha or her children.

 

1900 US Census: David Gilbert, age 47 (b. Mar 1853 in NYS; father b. England; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Greenleaf Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 27 years, Annie Gilbert, age 46 (b. Jun 1854 in Canada; father b. Canada; mother b. Scotland), who had had 6 children, 4 of whom were still alive; daughter, Lena M. Gilbert, age 20 (b. Sep 1879 in Canada) and single; adopted son, John Harmer, age 29 (b. Canada); son-in-law, David Haskel, age 24 (b. MI); and grandson, John Haskel, age 3 (b. MI).

 

1910 US Census: David Gilbert, age 58 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs, was heading a household in Goodar Township, Ogemaw County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Ella Gilbert, age 47 (b. IL; father b. Scotland; mother b. NYS), who had been married twice and had had no children.

 

1920 US Census: No record found for David or Ella.

 

At age 17, while a resident of Guilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, Martha E. Surdam (b. IL) married John Bull (b. abt 1821/23 in England; d. 25 Apr 1887 in Greenleaf Twp, Sanilac Co., MI (also seen: d. Euphemia, Bothwell Co., Ontario, Canada), age 49 and employed as a farmer in Sebewaing Township, Michigan, on 18 March 1875 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan and moved to Euphemia, Ontario, Canada.  John and Martha (Surdam) Bull had the following children:

 

[a. Francis "Frank" Bull: Born 11 November 1877 in Euphemia, Bothwell County, Ontario, Canada.  Died 21 September 1895, age 19, in Columbia Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Employed as a day laborer.

 

[b. Mary M. Bull: Born 1880 in Euphemia, Bothwell County, Ontario, Canada.

 

[c. Bertha Bull: Born 19 February 1883 in Greenleaf Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.

 

[d. Lilly Bell Bull: Born 25 March 1886 in Greenleaf Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.

 

At age 32, while a resident of Greenleaf Township, Sanilac County, Michigan, Martha E. (Surdam) Bull married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, John S. Addis (b. abt 1825 in MI), age 65 and employed as a farmer at Akron, Tuscola County, Michigan, son of Samuel and Hannah (Fox) Addis, on 4 September 1890 (license issued same day) at Unionville, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Mary Campbell witnessed the ceremony.

 

At age 43 Ellie (Surdam) Addiss of Greenleaf, Sanilac County, Michigan married (3rd), as his 2nd wife, David Gilbert (b. abt 1853), age 51 and employed as a farmer at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan, son of John and Prudence A. (Whitten) Gilbert, on 18 June 1904 (license issued 13 Jun 1904) at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Nellie Buchanan witnessed the ceremony.

 

[3. William Anthony Thomas Surdam (aka: William Thomas Surdam) Born 17 June 1862 at Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois (also seen: b. 12 Feb 1868 in Gilford Twp, Tuscola Co., MI).  Died 17 January 1933, age 73, in Kingston Township, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Will A. Surdans, age 37 (b. Jun 1862 in IL; father b. OH; mother b. NYS) and employed as a teamster, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, Anna Surdans, age 22 (b. Apr 1878 in MI; parents b. MI), who had had 2 children, 1 of whom was still alive; and son, Elmer Surdans, age 3 (b. Feb 1897 in MI; father b. IL; mother b. MI).

 

At age 26 William Surdam of Unionville, Tuscola County, Michigan married Ida Lazenby (b. abt 1872 in MI), age 18 and a resident of Sanilac County, Michigan, and daughter of Edward and (?) (Furgeson) Lazenby, on 22 April 1890 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Clara E. Sirdan: Born 31 July 1891 in Denmark Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

At age 34 William Surdam of Cass City, Michigan married (2nd) Anna I./L. Marshall (b. Apr 1878 in MI), age 19 and also of Cass City, daughter of Henry Marshall, on 14 August 1896 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[b. Elmer/Almir Surdam: Born 5 February 1897 in Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[c. Child: Died between 1897 and 1900.

 

William Surdam married (3rd) Alda M. King on 18 September 1923 in Wayne County, Michigan.

 

At age 30 widow Sophronia (Spaulding) Surdam married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Michael Buchanan (b. 8 Apr 1809 at Avoca, Steuben County, NY, d. 13 Dec 1873 at Gilford, Tuscola Co., MI from complications of tuberculosis), age 55, son of William Alexander and Mary (McWhorter) Buchanan, on 5 June 1864 (recorded 27 Jun 1864) in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Michael had the following children from his 1st marriage to Nancy Ann Streeter (b. abt 1814 in New York:

 

[4. Thomas S. Buchanan: Born about 1833 in New York.  Perhaps the Thomas S. Buchanan who served in Company E of the 26th Regiment of Michigan Infantry during the American Civil War. 

 

[5. Derwin A. Buchanan: Born September 1836 at Victor, Ontario County, New York.  Died 2/7 April 1863, about age 27, at Linden, Genesee County, Michigan.  At age 24 married Geranda "Grandy" M. Pike (b. abt 1841), age 19, on 2 May 1860 at Fenton, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

[6. Sarah K. R. Buchanan: Born December 1835 in New York.  Died before 1900 in Michigan.

 

1850 US Census: Ann Steel, age 61 (b. MA), was heading a household in Hartland Township, Livingston County, Michigan.  The household also included her son, David Steele, age 18 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer; and son, Francis Steele, age 5 (b. MI).

 

1860 US Census: David F. Steele, age 27 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Hartland Township (Hartland Center Post Office); Livingston County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $2,400, and his personal property was valued at $395.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Steele, age 22 (b. NYS); daughter, Lorena A. Steele, age 4 (b. MI); daughter, Elizabeth Steele, age 2 (b. MI); daughter, Rhoda A. Steele, age 1 (b. MI); and Eugene Richardson, age 18 (b. MI) and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1870 US Census: David F. Steel, age 38 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $1,000, and his personal property was valued at $275.  The household also included his wife, Sarah R. Steel, age 33 (b. MI); daughter, Elizabeth Steel, age 12 (b. MI); daughter, Rhoda A. Steel, age 10 (b. MI); son, Ernest Steel, age 9 (b. MI); son, Harva Steel, age 4 (b. MI); and son, Orrin Steel, age 2 (b. MI).

 

1880 US Census: David F. Steel, age 48 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Sarah K. R. Steel, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, Ernest Steel, age 19 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farmer; son, Harvey Steel, age 14 (b. MI), single and working at home on the farm; son, Orin N. Steel, age 12 (b. MI) and in school; son, Herbert Steel, age 9 (b. MI); and son, David F. Steel, age 6 (b. MI).

 

1900 US Census: David Steele, age 68 (b. Dec 1831 in MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 1 year, Mary E. Steele, age 44 (b. Jun 1855 in Canada; parents b. Canada), who had had 1 child, still alive; and step-son, Robert McCoy, age 13 (b. Oct 1886 in MI; father's birth location not recorded; mother b. Canada.

 

1910 US Census: Mary Steel, age 53 (b. English-speaking Canada; father b. NYS; mother b. English-speaking Canada), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  She immigrated to the US in 1864, and she had had 3 children, 2 of whom were still alive.  The household also included her son, Robert M. Steel, age 23 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. Canada) [M. for McCoy], single, and employed as a farm laborer.  Of interest, the household headed by her step-son, Herbert Steel, age 39 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was enumerated nearby on the same census page.

 

Sarah Buchanan married, as his 1st wife, David Franklin Steele (b. 25 Dec 1831 in MI, d. 27 Feb 1907 in Akron Twp, Tuscola Co., MI), son of Harvey and Annie (Fowler) Steele, and had the following children:

 

[a. Lorena A. Steele: Born about 1856 in Michigan.  Perhaps died young; did not reside with her parents in 1870, when she would have been about age 14.

 

[b. Elizabeth "Lizzie"/Libbie" E. Steele: Born 30 November 1857/58 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (also seen: b. Hartland Twp, Livingston Co., MI).  Died 18 June 1917 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1860 US Census: Levias Houghtailing, age 20 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer, resided in the household headed by Harvey H. Ward, age 40 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer in Candor Township, Tioga County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Lewis Houghtaling, age 40 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. CT) and employed as a tin peddler, was heading a household in Blumfield Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Elisabeth Houghtaling, age 22 (b. MI; parents b. NYS); son, Alonzo Houghtaling, age 5 (b. MI); and daughter, Rosie Houghtaling, age 2 (b. MI).

 

1900 US Census: (semi illegible) A. Houghtaling/Horightaline, age 60 (b. Sep 1839 in NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Ct) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 25 years, Libbie Houghtaling, age 42 (b. Nov 1857 in MI; parents b. MI), who had had 8 children, all still alive; son, Lonzo Houghtaling, age 25 (b. May 1875 in MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; son, David Houghtaling, age 18 (b. Jul 1880/81 in MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; son, Lemuel A. Houghtaling, age 13 (b. Jul 1886 in MI) and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Flossie Houghtaling, age 10 (b. Jul 1889 in MI); son, Benjiman Houghtaling, age 8 (b. May 1891 in MI); and daughter, Parel/Pearl Houghtaling, age 5 (b. Nov 1894 in MI).

 

1910 US Census: Lavias Houghtaline, age 70 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Ct) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Wisner, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 35 years, Elizabeth E. Houghtaline, age 52 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. OH), who had been married once and had had 8 children, all still alive; son, Benjamin Harrison Houghtaline, age 18 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer on the home farm; and daughter, Edina? P. Houghtatline, age 16 (b. MI) and single.

 

1920 US Census: No record found for Lavias Houghtaling, who would be about age 80.

 

At age 17 Elizabeth Steele married Lavias "Levi" Austin/Alonzo Houghtaling/Houghteling (b. 23 Sep 1839/38 in Candor Twp, Tioga Co., NY, d. 2 Mar 1921, age 82, in Fairgrove Twp, MI; interred there in Broodside Cem.), age 34, son of Nathaniel "Thaniel" A./S. (b. 1808, d. 1896) and Lucinda (Hinson) Houghtaling (b. 1813, d. 1858), on 17 August 1874 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Levias was a veteran of the American Civil War, serving in Company E. of the 90th New York Infantry Regiment.  Elizabeth and Lavias had the following children:

 

[1] Lavias Alonzo Houghtaling "Alonzo"/"Lonzo"/"Lou": Born 9/10 May 1875 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (note: page 303 (record 248) and page 201 (record 246) of Tuscola Co., MI's birth records indicate a female, Laura Houghtailing, was born this date to the same parents).  Died 6 January 1952, age 77, at Kingston, Kingston Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1910 US Census: Loney Houghtaling, age 34 (b. MI) and not employed, was heading a household in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michgian.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 7 years, Annie Houghtaling, age 23 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. Canada), who had been married once and had had 4 children, all still alive; son, Theodore R. Houghtaling, age 6 (b. MI); daughter, Mildred F. Houghtaling, age 4 (b. MI); son, Clarence Houghtaling, age 3 (b. MI); and son, Theron W. N. Houghtaling, age 1 (b. MI).

 

1920 US Census: Alonzo Houghteling, age 44 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Anna Houghteling, age 33 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. English-speaking Canada); son, Theodore Houghteling, age 16 (b. MI); daughter, Mildred Houghteling, age 14 (b. MI); son, Clarence Houghteling, age 13 (b. MI); son, Theron Houghteling, age 11 (b. MI); son, Otto Houghteling, age 9 years and 2 months (b. MI); daughter, Bessie Houghteling, age 5 years and 3 months (b. MI); and daughter, Martha Houghteling, age 2 years and 3 months (b. MI).  Of interest, the household headed by his brother, Dave Houghteling, age 39, was enumerated directly after him.

 

1930 US Census: Alonzo Houghtaling, age 54 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a laborer in a foundry, was heading a household on Cass Avenue in Vassar Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 28.  The household also included his wife, Annie Houghtaling, age 43 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. English-speaking Canada), who married 1st at age 16; son, Theodore Houghtaling, age 26 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; son, Otto Houghtaling, age 19 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Bessie Houghtaling, age 15 (b. MI); and daughter, Martha Houghtaling, age 12 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Elonso Houghteling, age 64 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in a rented dwelling on Sheridan Road in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 4th grade.  The household also included his wife, Annie Houghteling, age 53 (b. MI), who had completed 4th grade.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same township.

 

At age 28, while a resident of Wisner, Michigan, Alonzo Houghtaling married Annie Spencer (b. Mar 1887 in MI, d. after 6 Jan 1952), age 16 and a resident of Gilford, Michigan, daughter of Ansel and Mary (Storm/Storms) Spencer, on 8 April 1903 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a] Theodore R. Houghtaling: Born 2/4 September 1903 in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michgian.  Died 10 December 1973 on Darbee Road in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Theodore R. Houghteling, age 36 (b. MI) and single, with no record of employment, resided in the household headed by his uncle, Austin Houghteling, age 59 (b. MI) in the Village of Gilford, Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 1st grade.  On 1 April 1935 he and others in the household resided in the same house.

 

[b] Mildred Flossie Houghtaling: Born 22 May 1905 in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: Samuel Campbell, age 24 (b. WI; father b. US; mother b. WI) and employed pouring iron in a foundry, was heading a household on West Huron Avenue in the Village of Vassar, Tuscola Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Mildred Campbell, age 24 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 24 .

 

1940 US Census: Sam H. Campbell, age 34 (b. WI) and employed as a laborer in the agriculture industry, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 4th grade.  The household also included his wife, Mildred F. Campbell, age 34 (b. MI), who had completed 6th grade; daughter, Betty J. Campbell, age 9 (b. MI); son, Davis J. Campbell, age 7 (b. MI); daughter, Bonny L. Campbell, age 2 (b. MI); and daughter, Emlyen A. Campbell, age 8 months (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

Mildred Houghtaling married Samuel F. Campbell (b. 18 Jun 1906 in Ludington Twp, Eau Claire Co., WI (also seen: b. Portage Twp, Columbia Co., WI), d. after 6 Jan 1952) and had at least the following children:

 

{1. Betty J. Campbell: Born about 1931 in Michigan.

 

{2. David J. Campbell: Born about 1933 in Michigan.

 

{3. Bonny L. Campbell: Born about 1938 in Michigan.

 

{4. Emlyen Campbell: Born about 1939 in Michgian.

 

[c] Clarence Houghtaling: Born 1907 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 25 May 1924, age 17, in Saginaw Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.

 

[d] Theron W. N. Houghtaling: Born 2 January 1909 in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there 13 October 1946, age 37, at West Branch, Ogemaw County, Michigan (also seen: d. Tuscola Co., MI).

 

1930 US Census: Theron Houghteling, age 21 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Neta Houghteling, age 18 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. Canada), who married 1st at age 18.

 

1940 US Census: Theron W. Houghteling, age 36 (b. MI) and employed as a laborer in the ditch digging industry, was heading a household in Gildford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 5th grade, and his residence was valued at $400.  The household also included his wife, Neta Houghteling, age 28 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; and son, Duane A. Houghteling, age 3 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

Theron Houghtaling married, as her 1st husband, Neta Ann Partlo (b. 17 May 1911 in Reese Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 28 Feb 1990, age 78, at Big Rapids, Mecosta Co., MI; interred Gilford Cem., Gilford Twp, Tuscola Co., MI), daughter of William Henry and Anna Jane (Dowker) Partlo, in 1921 and had the following son:

 

{1. Dean Houghtaling: Born 2 November 1932.  Died 21 August 1935.

 

{2. Duane A. Houghtaling: Born about 1937 in Michigan.

 

Neta Ann (Partlo) Houghtaling married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, G. Dudley Andrus (b. 4 Apr 1912, d. 1997 in Tuscola Co., MI; interred with Neta), son of George G. and Emma (?) Andrus.  Dudley had married (1st) May (?) and had the following children:

 

{3. William Andrus: Born about 1933 in Michigan.

 

{4. Jack Andrus: Born about 1934 in Michigan.

 

{5. Carole Andrus: Born about 1936 in Michigan.

 

[e] Otto John Houghtaling: Born 12 October 1910 in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 23 December 1960 at Reese, Tuscola/Saginaw County, Michigan; interred Gilford Cemetery, Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Otto J. Hourghtailing, age 29 (b. MI) and employed sonstrucing sewers for the WPA [Works Progress Administration], was heading a household on West Fairgrove Street in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Edith M. Hourghtailing, age 20 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; and son, Dallas L. Hourghtailing, age 2 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided elsewhere in Fairgrove Township.

 

Otto Houghtaling married Edith Knack on 3 July 1936 and had at least the following son:

 

{1. Dallas L. Houghtaling: Born about 1938 in Michigan.

 

[f] Alice May Houghtaling: Born 23 March 1913 at Wisner, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 20 May 1914 at Akron/Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[g] Bessie Leona Houghtaling: Born 14 September 1914 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 1 February 1965 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Bessie Houghtelling, age 25 (b. MI) and single, with no record of employment, resided in the household headed by her brother-in-law, James A. Orton, age 27 (b. MI) in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  On 1 April 1935 she resided at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

[h] Martha Houghtaling: Born about 1918 in Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: James H. Orton, age 27 (b. MI) and employed as , was heading a household in Akron Township, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 2 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Martha Orton, age 22 (b. MI), who had completed 4th grade; son, Kenneth F. Orton, age 4 (b. MI); son, Harold B. Orton, age 2 (b. MI); son, Raymond R. Orton, age 1 (b. MI); and sister-in-law, Bessie Houghtelling, age 25 (b. MI) and single, with no record of employment.  On 1 April 1935 they resided at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

Martha Houghtaling married James H. Orton and had the following children:

 

{1. Kenneth F. Orton: Born about 1936 in Michigan.

 

{2. Harold B. Orton: Born about 1938 in Michigan.

 

{3. Raymond R. Orton: Born about 1939 in Michigan.

 

[2] Rhoda Rosamond Houghtaling "Rose": Born 28 October 1877 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 23 June 1941, age 63, at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Loren Shaver, age 22 (b. Sep 1877 in MI; father b. NYS; mother b. CT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 2 years, Rose Shaver, age 21 (b. Oct 1878 in MI; parents b. MI), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Orbie Shaver, age less than 1 year (b. Jun 1900 in MI).

 

1910 US Census: Loren Shaver, age 32 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a fireman [stoked RR boilers] for the railroad, was heading a household at 646 North Fifth Street in the City of Saginaw, Saginaw Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Rose Shaver, age 32 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who had been married once and had had 3 children; son, Orvis Shaver, age 10 (b. MI); daughter, Anna Shaver, age 9 (b. MI); and daughter, Gertrude Shaver, age 2 months (b. MI).

 

1920 US Census: Loren Shaver, age 42 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Denmark Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Rose Shaver, age 42 (b. MI; parents b. NYS); son, Orvie Shaver, age 19 (b. MI; parents b. MI); and daughter, Rosmond Shaver, age 7 (b. MI; parents b. MI).  Of interest, the household headed by his son-in-law, Philetus French, age 36, apparently resided under the same roof.

 

1930 US Census: Loren F. Shaver, age 52 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. CT) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 21, and his residence was valued at $250.  The household also included his wife, Rose R. Shaver, age 52 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), who married 1st at age 21.

 

1940 US Census: Loron Shover, age 62 (b. MI) and employed as a watchman for a WPA [Works Progress Administration] sewer project, as well as his wife, Rose Shover, age 62 (b. MI), resided in the household headed by their son-in-law, George Gerard, age 31 (b. MI) at 1105 Leng Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

At age 18 Rhoda Houghtaling married Thomas Conley (b. abt 1860 in Ireland), age 35, son of Hamilton and Margaret (?) Conley, on 25 June 1895 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

At age 21, while a resident of Gilford, Tuscola County, Michigan, Rhoda R. (Houghtaling) Conley married (2nd) Loren Franklin Shaver (b. 30 Sep 1877 in Gilford Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 26 Nov 1953 in Bay Co., MI), age 21 and also a resident of Gilford, Michigan, son of Milton/Henry and Ella (Grumbley) Shaver, on 6 December 1898 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a] Orvis/Orin "Orvie" Frederick Shaver: (male) Born 4 January 1900 in Reese Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 23 October 1982 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Gilford Cemetery, Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Orvie Frederick Shaver, age 18 (b. 4 Jan 1900) and employed as a farmer, resided with his parents at RFD 1, Reese Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He named his father, Loron Shaver, as his nearest relative.

 

At age 20 Orvie Shaver married Ozella Tader (b. 20 Aug 1906 at Coraopolis, Allegheny Co., PA), age 18, daughter of Charles Elmer and Harriet "Hattie" May (Harvey) Tader (also seen: Maggie Harvey), on 27 September 1920 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

{1. Hattie Mae Shaver: Born 13 June 1921 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 13 October 2008 at Ridgecrest, Kern County, California; interred there.  Married Vincent James D'amico (b. 24 Feb 1912 at Bugnara, Umbria, Italy, d. 12 Jun 1944 in Beaver Co., PA) about 1938 in Pennsylvania and had at least the following son:

 

{a. James Anthony D'amico: Born 26 January 1940 at Rocheste, Beaver County, Pennsylvania.  Died 10 July 1989 at Folsom, Sacramento County, California.

 

{2. Gertrude Elizabeth Shaver: Born 1923.  Died 2009.  Married Ettore Angelilli (b. 1921, d. 2012) and had at least the following son:

 

{a. Ronald Lee Angelilli: Born 7 August 1941 at Rochester, Beaver County, Pennsylvania.  Died 7 January 2007 at New Port Richey, Pasco County, Florida.

 

At age 25, while a resident of Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, Orvie Shaver applied for a license to marry (2nd) Josephine Kolodziejaka, age 20, single, and also a resident of Detroit, on 18 December 1924 at Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan; no marriage date recorded.

 

[b] Anna Shaver: Born about 1901 in Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Philetus Jerome French, age 35 (b. 16 Jan 1883) and employed as a farmer, resided at Rochester, Oakland County, Michigan.  He named his mother, Mrs. Amanda French of 608 16th Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Philetus French, age 36 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. English-speaking Canada) and employed as a farm laborer working out, was heading a household in Denmark Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Anna French, age 18 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farm laborer working out.  Of interest, the resided under the same roof as the household headed by Anna's father, Loren Shaver, age 42 (b. MI).

 

At age 18, while residing at Reese, Tuscola County, Michigan, Anna Shaver married Philetus Jerome French (b. 16 Jan 1883 in Gilford Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. Jan 1965), age 36 and also a resident of Reese, son of Samuel/Sadard S. and Amanda A. (Smoke) French, on 5 July 1919 (license issued 1 Jul 1919) in Reese, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[c] Rosamond "Rose" R. Shaver: Born 24 November 1912 in Saginaw Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.  Died 13 June 1992 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Claude Gerard, age 34 (b. MI; father b. US [French-speaking Canada lined out]; mother b. MI) and employed as a machinist in a machines shop, was heading a household at 1105 McCormick Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Ethel Gerard, age 31 (b. MI); daughter, Viola Gerard, age 15 (b. MI); daughter, Vina Gerard, age 13 (b. MI); son, George Gerard, age 11 (b. MI); and father, George Gerard, age 68 (b. French-speaking Canada), widowed, and employed as a night watchman for an auto factory, who became a naturalized citizen of the US in 1892.

 

1930 US Census: No record found. George and Rosamond were married in January 1930, and the census was enumerated in April 1930.

 

1940 US Census: George Gerard, age 31 (b. MI) and employed as a machine operator in an auto parts plant, was heading a household at 1105 Leng Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  He had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his wife, Rosamond Gerard, age 27 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; son, Clayton Gerard, age 7 (b. MI); son, George Gerard, age 6 (b. MI); son, Richard Gerard, age 3 (b. MI); son, Bud Gerard, age 2 (b. MI); father-in-law, Loron Shover, age 62 (b. MI) and employed as a watchman for a WPA [Works Progress Administration] sewer project, who had completed 3rd grade; and mother-in-law, Rose Shover, age 62 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade.  George and his family resided in the same city on 1 April 1935; Loron and Rose resided at Linwood, Bay County, Michigan.

 

Rose Shaver married George William Gerard (b. 27 Aug 1908 in Santiago Co., MI, d. 26 Mar 1976 at Bay City, Bay Co., MI), son of Claude (b. French-speaking Canada) and Ethel (?) Gerard (b. MI), on 11 January 1930 at Essexville, Bay County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

{1. Clayton Melvin Gerard: Born 5 April 1932 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 15 April 2009 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Married (?) in February 1963 in Palm Beach County, Florida.

 

{2. George Lee Gerard: Born 25 February 1934 at Essexville, Bay County, Michigan.  Died 25 July 2013.  Married (?) and had the following daughter:

 

{a. Tina Marie Gerard: Born 1959 in Colorado.  Died 6 June 1960 in Bay County, Michigan.

 

{3. Richard G. Gerard: Born 23 June 1936 in Michigan.

 

{4. Bud Roger Gerard: Born 14 February 1938 in Michigan.

 

[3] David Franklin Houghtaling: Born 20 July 1880/81 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 7 February 1937 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

1910 US Census: Frank Houghtaling, age 29 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, May Houghtaling, age 19 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. English-speaking Canada), who had married once and had had 1 child, still alive; and son, Laurence Houghtaling, age 2 (b. MI).

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: David F. Houghtaling, age 38 (b. 20 Jul 1880) and employed as a farmer in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, resided with his wife, May Houghtaling, at RFD 1, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michgian.

 

1920 US Census: Dave Houghteling, age 39 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, May Houghteling, age 29 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. Canada); and Lawrence Houghteling, age 11 (b. MI).  Of interest, the household headed by his brother, Alonzo Houghteling, age 44, was enumerated just before him on the same census page.

 

1930 US Census: Frank Houghtaling, age 49 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at 1524 Pettibone Avenue in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 25.  The household also included his wife, Mae Houghtaling, age 39 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. English-speaking Canada), who married 1st at age 17; son, Lawrence Houghtaling, age 22 (b. MI) and employed as a truck driver for a scrap iron company, who married 1st at age 22; daughter-in-law, Isabel Houghtaling, age 17 (b. MI) and not employed, who married 1st at age 17; son, Raymond Houghtaling, age 5 (b. MI); and son, Donald Houghtaling, age 1 year and 11 months (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: May Houghtaling, age 47 (b. MI) and widowed, with no record of employment, was heading a household at 4126 Keyes Street in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  She had completed 2nd grade.  The household also included his wife, Raymond Houghtaling, age 15 (b. MI), who had completed 5th grade; and son, Donald Houghtaling, age 12 (b. MI), who had completed 4th grade.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same city.

 

At age 25, while a resident of Wisner, Michigan, David Houghtaling married Mae/May M. Spencer (b. 22 Jun 1892 in Gilford Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 1 Dec 1979 at Flint, Genesee Co., MI; interred there in Gracelawn Cem.), age 17 and a resident of Gilford, Michigan, daughter of Ansel Britton and Mary (Loney)(Storms) Spencer, on 2 November 1905 (license issued 28 Oct 1905) in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (witnessed by Oscar Spencer and Mabel Spencer) and had the following children:

 

[a] Lawrence Houghtaling: Born 20 February 1908 in Michigan.  Died 11 July 1997 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Arthur Fader, age 22 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Columbia Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his brother-in-law, Lawrence Houghteling, age 32 (b. MI) and employed as a farm hand, who had completed 8th grade; sister, Isabel Houghteling, age 26 (b. MI), who had completed 1 year of high school; and nephew, Kenneth Houghteling, age 5 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same township.

 

Lawrence Houghtaling married Isabella Loraine Fader (b. 13 Jul 1913, d. 13 Jan 1969) on 11 February 1930 and had the following son:

 

{1. Kenneth L. Houghtaling: Born 24 August 1934 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Died 9 June 1992 at Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan.

 

[b] Raymond F. Houghtaling: Born 19 December 1924.  Died 10 April 1995 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan (also seen: d. Roscommon, Roscommon Co., MI).  Married Mary Bell Richards (b. 10 Nov 1927 at Henderson, MI, d. 15 Jun 2011 in Waterford Twp, Oakland Co., MI), daughter of James and Esther (Whaley) Richards, and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{1. Barbara Houghtaling: Born (?) Duty.

 

{2. Gerald Houghtaling.

 

{3. Nancy Houghtaling: Married (?) Hart.

 

{4. Richard Dean Houghtaling: Born 30 August 1948 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Died there 14 September 1990.

 

{5. David Thomas Houghtaling: Born 11 September 1947.  Died 13 December 1947.

 

[c] Donald A. Houghtaling: Born 8 April 1928.  Died 2 February 1987 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

{1. Robert Lee Houghtaling: Born 22 November 1958 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Died 22 January 2006 at Swartz Creek, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

[4] Ora/Orra Mae Houghtaling: Born 20 March 1883 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 25 November 1968 at Twining, Arenac County, Michigan; interred there in Cedar Valley Cemetery.

 

1900 US Census: Antwine Dora, age 44 (b. Apr 1855 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a potash manufacturer, was heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 23 years, Annie Dora, age 39 (b. Mar 1861 in French-speaking Canada; parents b. French-speaking Canada), who had had 8 children, 3 of whom were still alive; son, Edward Dora, age 14 (b. Jan 1886 in NYS; parents b. French-speaking Canada); son, Oliver Dora, age 20 (b. Sep 1879 in French-speaking Canada; parents b. French-speaking Canada); daughter, Agnes Frathey, age 17 (b. Sep 1883 in French-speaking Canada; parents b. French-speaking Canada), who had been married less than 1 year and had had  1 child, still alive; son-in-law, Frank Faarthey, age 28 (b. Oct 1871 in MI; parents b. France), who had been married less than 1 year; grandson, Joseph F. Farthey, age less than 1 year (b. May 1900 in MI; father b. MI; mother b. Canada); daughter-in-law, Ora Dora, age 17 (b. Mar 1883 in MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), who had been married for 2 years; and transient, Edna J. Oine?, age 50 (b. Dec 1849 in MI; parents b. NYS) and widowed, who had been married for 2 years and had had 1 child.

 

1910 US Census: Levi Dora, age 30 (b. French-speaking Canada; father b. NYS; mother b. French-speaking Canada) and employed as a day laborer in the carpenter industry, was heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Ora Dora, age 27 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), who had been married once and had had 3 children, all still alive; daughter, Alice Dora, age 9 (b. MI); daughter, Bell Dora, age 5 (b. MI); and daughter, Ada Dora, age 2 (b. MI).  Of interest, the household headed by his father, Antowine Dora, age 57, was enumerated at the same address.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Levi Dora, age 63 (b. 20 Sep 1878 in Quebec, Canada) and self employed as a farmer, resided with his wife, Ora Dora, at Box 44, Omer, Arenac County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Oliver Dora, age 40 (b. Canada; father b. NYS; mother b. French-speaking Canada) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He immigrated to the US in 1888 and became a naturalized citizen of the US in 1905.  The household also included his wife, Ora Dora, age 36 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI); daughter, Mary B. Dora, age 14 (b. MI); daughter, Ada Dora, age 12 (b. MI); son, Chancey Dora, age 9 years and 8 months (b. MI); daughter, Hazel Dora, age 6 years and 2 months (b. abt Nov 1913 in MI); daughter, Viola Dora, age 2 years and 11 months (b. MI); and son, Frank Dora, age 1 year and 1 month (b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Levi Dora, age 50 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. French-speaking Canada) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Arenac Township, Arenac County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 19.  The household also included his wife, Ora M. Dora, age 47 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), who married 1st at age 15; daughter, Ida Dora, age 22 (b. MI); son, Chancey M. Dora, age 19 (b. MI); daughter, Virginia U. Dora, age 13 (b. MI); son, Joseph F. Dora, age 11 (b. MI); and son, Walter R. Dora, age 7 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Levi Dora, age 60 (b. Canada) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Arenac County, Michigan.  He had completed 2nd grade.  The household also included his wife, Ora Dora, age 57 (b. MI), who had completed 4th grade; son, Frankie Dora, age 21 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, who had completed 7th grade; and son, Walter Dora, age 17 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, who had completed 2 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same township,

 

At age 18, while a resident of Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, Ora Houghtaling married Levi Oliver Dora "Oliver" (b. 20 Sep 1879/78 in Ontario, Canada, d. 25 Nov 1965 in Bay Co., MI; interred with Ora), age 23 and also a residence of Gilford, Michigan, son of Antwine and Anna (Labrad) Dora, on 28 September 1898 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a] Alice Mary Dora: Born 1900 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 1984; interred Green Ridge Cemetery, Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Louis Sherborn Holliday, age 22 (b. 20 Jul 1894 at Bay City, Bay Co., MI) and employed as a laborer in a machine shop, resided with his wife at 309 18th Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Louis S. Holliday, age 25 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. Canada) and employed as an electrician for a foundry, was heading a household at 506 22nd Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Alice Holliday, age 19 (b. MI; father b. French-speaking Canada; mother b. MI); and daughter, Esther E. Holliday, age 1 year and 2 months (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Louise Holliday, age 35 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. English-speaking Canada) and employed as an electrician for a foundry, was heading a household at 1201 Bullock Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 22, and his residence was valued at $900.  The household also included his wife, Alice Holliday, age 29 (b. MI; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MI), who married 1st at age 17; daughter, Aster Holliday, age 11 (b. MI); daughter, Margaret Holliday, age 9 (b. MI); daughter, Garnetta Holliday, age 8 (b. MI); son, Louis Holliday, Jr., age 7 (b. MI); and daughter, Geneva Holliday, age 5 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Louis Holliday, age 45 (b. MI) and employed as a maintenance man for an auto parts manufacturer, was heading a household at 1201 Bullock Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  He had completed 6th grade, and his residence was valued at $400.  The household also included his wife, Alice Holliday, age 39 (b. MI), who had completed 4th grade; daughter, Esther Holldiay, age 21 (b. MI), who had completed 1 year of high school; son, Louis Holliday, age 17 (b. MI), who had completed 7th grade; daughter, Geneva Holliday, age 15 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Shirley Jean Holliday, age 6 (b. MI); son, Robert J. Holliday, age 4 (b. MI); and daughter, Mary Alice Holliday, age 3 (b. MI).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 16, while a resident of Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, Alice Dora married Louis Sherborn Holliday (b. 20 Jul 1894 at Bay City, Bay Co., MI, d. there 3 Dec 1946, age 52; interred with Alice), age 22 and a resident of Bay City, Bay County, Michigan, son of Joseph/John Sherborn and Rosella/Rosalia "Rose" (Delore/Dellar) Holliday, on 30 May 1917 (license issued 28 May 1917) at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

{1. Esther E. Holliday: Born about 1918 in Michigan.

 

{2. Margaret/Marguerite M. Holliday: Born 23 May 1920 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Died 1 November 2009 in Michigan.  It appears Margaret married 3 times: Ralph Killey; Joseph Wolbert; and Harold Bedell and had the following children:

 

{a. Roby Killey.

 

{b. Terry Killey.

 

{c. Judy Bedell.

 

{d. Kathleen Stevens.

 

Margaret Holliday also had the following in-laws: daughters-in-law: Mary Killey; Debra Stevens; and Barbara Killey.  She also had the following sons-in-law: Almon Bedell; William Stevens.

 

{3. Garnetta Holliday: Born about 1922 in Michigan.

 

{4. Louis Sherborn Holliday, Jr.: Born 30 March 1923 in Michigan.  Died 4 February 1993, age 69, at Essexville, Hampton Township, Bay County, Michigan; interred Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Kawkawlin, Bay County, Michigan.

 

Louis Holliday married Romona Leona Pike (b. 19 Mar 1925 at Mount Morris, Genesee Co., MI, d. 21 Sep 2015, age 90, at Bay City, Bay Co., MI), daughter of Anthony E. and Theresa W. (Piotrowski) Pike, on 11 May 1946.

 

{5. Geneva Holliday: Born about 1925 in Michigan.  Married Delos Earl Schlicht (b. 25 Feb 1923 in Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 28 Dec 2010, age 87, at Davison, Genesee Co., MI), son of William and Elvia "Elvie" (Decorte) Schlicht, on 9 January (?) at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{a. William Schlicht: Married Cheryl (?).

 

{b. Diana Schlicht: Married James "Jim" Lane.

 

{c. Nancy Schlicht: Married (?) Kimmery.

 

{6. Shirley Jean Holliday: Born 9/29 August 1933 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Died 24 June 2006.

 

Shirley Holliday married (1st) (?) Garcia.  At age 37 she married (2nd) James P. Cusick (b. 23 Oct 1936 at Owasso, Shiawassee Co., MI), age 34, son of William H. and Willadean D. (Wickhalm) Cusick, on 8 August 1971 at Roscommon, Roscommon County, Michigan.

 

{7. Robert J. Holliday: Born 22 August 1935 in Michigan.  Died 16 November 1963; interred Green Ridge Cemetery, Bay City, Bay County, Michgian.

 

{8. Mary Alice Holliday: Born about 1938 in Michigan.  Married (?) Watson.

 

[b] Mary Bella Dora "Bell": Born 23 April 1905 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 26 November 1979, age 74, at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan; interred there in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

 

Bella Dora married Samuel Dewey Anderson (b. 11 May 1898/1900 in Sheridan Twp, Huron Co., MI, d. 19 Aug 1985 at Bay City, MI; interred with Bell), son of Agnes (Caulfield) O'Connell (b. 1864, d. 1931) and had at least the following children:

 

{1. James D. Anderson: Born 10 August 1923 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 16 April 2017 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan; interred Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Kawkawlin, Bay County, Michigan.  Married Norene R. Hebert (b. 17 Feb 1928 at Bay City, MI, d. there 8 Apr 2016; interred with James), daughter of Napoleon and Ida (Underwood) Hebert, on 10 August 1946 at Bay City, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{a. James Anderson, Jr.: Married Molly (?).

 

{b. Joseph Anderson.

 

{c. Bonnie Anderson: Married Allan Bouza.

 

{d. Gail Anderson: Married William Yurcso and had the following daughter:

 

{1} Laura Yurcso: Married Rod Sauseda.

 

{2. Agnes "Aggie" Ora Anderson: Born 18 November 1925 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Died there 2 October 2007, age 88; interred Floral Gardens Cemetery, Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Married Raymond Joseph Foucault (b. Jan 1925 in Bay Co., MI, d. there Jun 2001; interred with Agnes).

 

{3. George O. Anderson: Born 12 November 1932 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Died there 24 October 2011.

 

[c] Ada Dora: Born 12 September 1907 in Michigan.  Died November 1968 in Twining Township, Arenac County, Michigan; interred there in Cedar Valley Cemetery ("Ada Dora Bridges" has her own gravestone located close to her parents' gravestone, with the same shape, color, & format/style; no reference to a husband on the stone).

 

1940 US Census: Hosey Bridges, age 36 (b. LA) and employed as a patrol officer, was heading a household at the East Louisiana State Hospital for the Insane, Jackson Township, East Feliciana County, Louisiana.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Daly Bridges, age 34 (b. LA) and employed as a registered nurse at the same hospital, who had completed 1 year of high school; and daughter, Helen Bridges, age 14 (b. LA), who had completed 8th grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

By one account, Ada Dora married Hosey Emmett Bridges (b. 31 Oct 1903 in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana (part of Baton Rouge, LA), d. there 2 Oct 1955, age 52).  Not clear when or where Dora married Hosey.

 

[d] Chauncey Mervin Dora: Born 23 March 1910 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 7 July 1967 in Bay County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: No record found.

 

At age 26 Chauncey Dora married, as her 2nd husband, Vella Pearl (Eastman) Rosebury (b. abt 1916 at Omer, Arenac Co., MI, d. there 1985), age 20, daughter of Oscar A. and Queenie (Stuart) Eastman, on 28 August 1936 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

At age 17 Vella Eastman had married (1st) Earl Clinton Rosebury (b. 1912 at West Branch, Ogemaw Co., MI), age 21, son of Ellis and Eva (Hitchcock) Rosebury, on 23 October 1933 at Standish, Arenac County, Michigan and had the following daughter:

 

{1. Beverly Ann Rosebury: Born 1 January 1934 in Michigan.  Died 11 October 1934 at Vienna, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

Chauncey and Vella (Eastman)(Rosebury) Dora had at least the following daughter:

 

{2. Evelyn Mae Dora: Born 5 May 1943.  Died 21 October 1964 at Pinconning, Bay County, Michigan; interred Evergreen Cemetery, Omer, Arenac County, Michigan.

 

[e] Hazel Dora: Born about November 1913 in Michigan.

 

[f] Virginia Viola Dora "Viola": Born 7 February 1917 in Michigan.  Died 7 December 1988 at Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan; interred Parkview Memorial Garden, Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Grant C. Bell, age 27 (b. MI) and employed as a night watchman for a shipping terminal, was heading a household at 1958 Merrick Street in the City of Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.  He had completed 11th grade.  The household also included his wife, Viola Bell, age 23 (b. MI), who had completed 7th grade; son, Robert Bell, age 6 (b. MI); daughter, Virginia Bell, age 4 (b. MI); daughter, Sylvia Bell, age 3 (b. MI); and domestic servant, Eleanor Davis, age 18 (b. VA), who had completed 9th grade.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same city.

 

Virginia Dora married Grant Claud Bell (b. 23 Apr 1912 at Omer, Arenac Twp, Arenac Co., MI, d. 1 May 1968 at Detroit, Wayne Co., MI; interred with Virginia), son of Alexander D. and Daisy Amanda (Woodard) Bell, and had the following children:

 

{1. Robert Bell: Born about 1934 in Michigan.

 

{2. Virginia Bell: Born about 1936 in Michigan.

 

{3. Sylvia Bell: Born about 1937 in Michigan.

 

[g] Joseph Frank Dora "Frank Sherbourne Dora": Born 5 December 1918 at Twining, Arenac County, Michigan (also seen: b. Bay City, Bay Co., MI).  Died there 1985 (also seen: d. 27 Nov 1985 in Orange Co., FL); interred Cedar Valley Cemetery, Twining, Arenac County, Michigan (near his parents).  Veteran of World War II.

 

At age 28 Frank Dora married Helen G. McDonald (b. 21 Feb 1922 at Twining, Arenac Co., MI (also seen: b. Alpena, MI), d. there 23 Jul 1986 at Tawas City, Iosco Co., MI), age 25, daughter of Charles and Mabelle (Spencer) McDonald, on 7 March 1947 at Capac, Mussey Township, St. Claire County, Michigan and had the following daughter:

 

{1. Daughter: Married David Totman.

 

[h] Walter R. Dora: Born 8 January 1923.  Died 29 May 1945 in the Pilippines during World War II.

 

[5] Lemuel Austin Houghtaling "Austin": Born 6/5 June 1886/85 in Juniata Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 22 October 1966 on Bradleyville Road in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred there in Brookside Cemetery.

 

1910 US Census: Austin Houghtaling, age 24 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a farmer working out, resided in the household headed by Wm J. Caldwell, age 33 (b. IN) in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Austin Houghtaling, age 33 (b. 6 Jun 1882) and self-employed as a farmer, resided with his wife, Hazel Houghtaling, in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Austin Houghtaling, age 34 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Hazel Houghtaling, age 26 (b. MI; parents b. MI); son, Clare M. Houghtaling, age 7 (b. MI); son, Martin Houghtaling, age 5 (b. MI); daughter, Goldie Houghtaling, age 3 years and 6 months (b. MI); hired man, Loui Reed, age 27 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. US), single, and employed as a farm laborer; and hired man, Francis Butterfield, age 26 (b. MI; parents b. US), single, and not employed.

 

1930 US Census: Austin Houghtaling, age 44 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Hazel B. Houghtaling, age 37 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 18; son, Clare L. Houghtaling, age 17 (b. MI); son, Marvin A. Houghtaling, age 15 (b. MI); daughter, Goldie E. Houghtaling, age 12 (b. MI); daughter, Wilma A. Houghtaling, age 9 (b. MI); son, Erna E. Houghtaling, age 7 (b. MI); daughter, Maxine E. Houghtaling, age 2 years and 9 months (b. MI); and son, Jack Houghtaling, age 8 months (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Austin Houghteling, age 59 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  His residence was valued at $100, and he had completed 4th grade.  The household also included his wife, Hazel Houghteling, age 47 (b. MI), who had completed 4th grade; son, Ernie Houghteling, age 17 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Maxine E. Houghteling, age 12 (b. MI); son, Jack R. Houghteling, age 10 (b. MI), who had completed 3rd grade; and nephew, Theodore A. Houghteling, age 36 (b. MI) and single, with no occupation recorded.  They all resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 24, while a resident of Gilford, Michigan, Lemuel Houghtaling married Hazel Blanc Reid (b. 10 Dec 1892 in Hampton Twp, Bay Co., MI, d. 26 May 1959 on Bradleyville Rd in Tuscola Co., MI), age 18 and a resident of Akron, Michigan, daughter of James "Jim" and Alice (Williams) Reid, on 7 December 1910 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a] Clare Lavias Houghtaling: Born 24/10 June 1912 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 21 December 1936, age 24, at Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: Frank B. Crosby, age 56 (b. MA; parents b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Fairgrove, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Maggie E. Crosby, age 56 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada), who married 1st at age 21; son, Donald A. Crosby, age 22 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; son, Robert Crosby, age 18 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; and daughter, Edith M. Crosby, age 14 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Robert E. Crosby, age 27 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Liberty Street in the Village of Fairgrove, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 3 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $7,500.  The household also included his wife, Ruth M. Crosby, age 26 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Betty R. Crosby, age 9 (b. MI); and daughter, Patsy M. Crosby, age 3 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

Clare Houghtaling married, as her 1st husband, Ruth Maud Spencer (b. 30 Jun 1913 in Gilford Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 26 Apr 2008 at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI), daughter of Charles and Pearl (Streeter) Spencer, on 25 August 1930 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

{1. Betty R. (Houghtailing) Crosby: Born about 1931 in Michigan.  Adopted the surname of her 1st step-father, Robert Crosby. 

 

{2. Patsy Marie (Houghtaling) Crosby: Born 23 May 1936 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 19 August 2004, age 68, from complications of cancer, at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Adopted the surname of her 1st step-father, Robert Crosby.

 

Patsy Crosby married Harley Clark (b. 9 Mar 1937, d. 1 Jul 1961) on 20 May 1956.  Married (2nd) Melbourne Samuel Rienstra (b. 25 May 1941, d. 16 May 2011; interred Elkland Twp Cem., Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI), son of Peter J. and Lorene (?) Rienstra.

 

Ruth (Spencer) Houghtaling married (2nd) Robert Edwin Crosby (b. 2 Mar 1912 in MI, d. 1990 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI), son of Frank B. and Maggie E. (?) Crosby, and had the following children:

 

{3. Robert "Bob" C. Crosby, Jr.: Born 17 October 1952.  Died 17 May 2013, age 60, at Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky.  Employed as a mason.  Married (?) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{a. Chase Crosby.

 

{b. Cami Crosby.

 

{c. Jake Wade: Married Erin (?).

 

{d. Tiffany Crosby.

 

{e. Patsy Crosby.

 

{f. Bob Kababik?

 

{g. McKenzie Crosby.

 

{h. Brady Crosby.

 

{4. David "Dave" Crosby: Married Robie (?).

 

Ruth (Spencer)(Houghtaling) Crosby married (3rd) (?) Clark and had the following children:

 

{5. James "Jim" Clark.

 

{6. Kelly Clark: Married Ken Innes.

 

{7. Ken Clark: Married Kim (?).

 

[b] Marvin Austin Houghtaling: Born 14 May 1914 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 4 August 1977 in Saginaw County, Michigan; interred Brookside Cemetery, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Marvin A. Houghteling, age 25 (b. MI) and employed as a laborer in a foundry, was heading a household in the Village of Gilford, Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his wife, Hilda M. Houghteling, age 22 (b. MI), who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Sherly A. Houghteling, age 5 (b. MI); son, Gerald M. Houghteling, age 4 (b. MI); and daughter, Linda R. Houghteling, age 1 year and 4 months (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in Saginaw County, Michigan.

 

Marvin Houghtaling married Hilda Marie Middleton (b. 18 Oct 1917 in Hampton Twp, Bay Co., MI, d. 16 Jun 1998, age 80, at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI), daughter of James and Elizabeth (Nix) Middleton, on 17 February 1934 and had the following daughter:

 

{1. Shirley Ann Houghtaling: Born 2 September 1934 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 27 May 1998 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Calvin C. Kelly and had the following children:

 

{a. Calvin C. Kelly.

 

{b. Terry Kelly: (female) Married Thomas "Tom" Blasius and had the following children:

 

{1} Crystal Blasius.

 

{2} Sean Blasius.

 

Terry (Kelly) Blasius also married (2nd) (?) Hollingsworth and had the following children:

 

{3} Kelli Hollingsworth.

 

{4} Larry Hollingsworth.

 

{2. Gerald "Jerry" M. Houghtaling: Born 23 August 1935 in Michigan. 

 

{3. Linda R. Houghtaling: Born about 1938 in Michigan.  Married Howard Stephens and had the following children:

 

{a. Michael Stephens: Born 6 May 1965 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Died 14 August 1996, age 31, in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Renee McAlpine, daughter of Ed and Lil (?) McAlpine, on 28 Oct 1989 in Fairgrove Township, Michigan and had the following children:

 

{1} Brennan Stephens. (female)

 

{2} Cassidy Stephens. (female)

 

{b. James Stephens: Married Pam (?).

 

{c. Sherry Stephens: Married (?) Gray.

 

{d. Cindy Stephens: Married Kirk Dinsmore.

 

[c] Goldie Elizabeth Houghtaling: Born 18 June 1916 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 31 March 2011, age 94, at Bay Regional Medical Center, Bay City, Bay County, Michigan; interred Brookside Cemetery.

 

1930 US Census: Paul Weber, age 52 (b. Hungary; parents b. Hungary) and employed as proprietor of a farm, was heading a household in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 24, and he immigrated to the US in 1909 (subsequently naturalized).  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Weber, age 48 (b. Hungary; parents b. Hungary), who married 1st at age 19; daughter, Anna Weber, age 25 (b. Hungary), single, and employed as a laborer doing housework; son, Paul Weber, age 19 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; son, Frank Weber, age 17 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Katherine Weber, age 15 (b. MI); son, Matt Weber, age 14 (b. MI); daughter, Mary Weber, age 11 (b. MI); and daughter, Eva Weber, age 9 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Frank Weber, age 28 (b. MI) and employed as a grinder in the automotive industry, was heading a household in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 4th grade, and his residence was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Goldie Weber, age 24 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Janice Weber, age 3 (b. MI); and daughter, Judy Weber, age 5 months (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided at Sabinaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.

 

Goldie Houghtaling married Frank Weber (b. 30 Jul 1912 in Akron Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 6 May 2006, age 94, in Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI; interred with Goldie), son of Paul and Elizabeth (Dresigacker) Weber, on 21 March 1936 and had the following children:

 

{1. Janice Weber: Born about 1937 in Michigan.  Married James "Jim" Obertein and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{a. Scott Obertein.

 

{b. Marla Obertein.

 

{c. Dennis Obertein.

 

{2. Judy Weber: Born about 1939 in Michigan.  Married Pat/Jeffrey Campbell and had the following children: (order undertain)

 

{a. Don Campbell.

 

{b. Donna Campbell.

 

{3. Frank Weber.

 

{4. Ruth Ann Weber: Married Robert Rayl and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{a. Christy Rayl.

 

{b. David Rayl: Married Christy (?).

 

{c. Larry Rayl.

 

{d. Stacey Rayl.

 

{e. James Rayl: Married Stacey (?).

 

[d] Wilma Alice Houghtaling: Born 25 November 1920 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there 21 November 2012, age 91; interred Saint Elizabeth Cemetery, Blumfield Corners, Saginaw County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: John Wagner, age 23 (b. OH) and employed as a trucker, was heading a household in Denmark Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Wilma Wagner, age 19 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; son, Richard Wagner, age 2 (b. MI); and daughter, Jean Marie Wagner, age 1 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided elsewhere in Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

Wilma Houghtaling married John Fairgrove Wagner (b. 11 Mar 1917 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH, d. 30 Mar 2013, age 96, at McLaren Bay Regional Hospital, Bay City, Bay Co., MI; interred with Wilma), son of Joseph and Johanna (?) Wagner, on 29 January 1938 and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{1. Richard "Dick" John Wagner: Born 4 August 1928 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 1 June 2018, age 79, in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michgian; interred Gilford Cemetery, Gilford Township, Michigan.  Married Carol Stewart.

 

{2. Jean Marie Wagner: Born about 1929 in Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Joseph L. Colliton, age 58 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 7th grade, and his residence was valued at $3,800.  The household also included his wife, Mary A. Colliton, age 47 (b. IL), who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Joan M. Colliton, age 21 (b. MI) and employed as a school teacher, who had completed 2 years of high school; son, James P. Colliton, age 29 (b. MI) and employed as a laborer in the automobile industry, who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Margaret M. Colliton, age 16 (b. MI), who had completed 3 years of high school; daughter, Ellen M. Colliton, age 13 (b. MI); son, Joseph L. Colliton, age 9 (b. MI); and daughter, Mary K. Colliton, age 4 (b. MI).  The resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Jean Wagner married (1st) (?) Howell.  She married (2nd) Joseph "Joe" L. Colliton, Jr. (b. 18 May 1930 in Gilford Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 4 Apr 1992 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., MI; interred Saint Elizabeth Cem., Blumfield Corners, Saginaw Co., MI), son of Joseph L. and Mary/Mayme (O'Donnell) Colliton, and had the following children:

 

{a. Rebecca "Becky" Colliton: Married Guy Edwards and had the following children:

 

{1} Justin Edwards.

 

{2} Erica Edwards.

 

{b. Patricia "Patty" Colliton: Married Thomas "Tom" Reynaro, Jr. and had the following children:

 

{1} John Reynaro.

 

{2} Jeff Reynaro.

 

{3} Amber Reynaro.

 

{3. Barbara "Barb" Hazel Wagner: Married Lloyd L. Brief and perhaps had the following daughter:

 

{a. Dana Marie Brief.

 

{4. Nancy Lee Wagner: Born 24 January 1943 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 21 February 2011, age 68, at Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan; interred St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Marlette, Sanilac County, Michigan.  Married Larry Hepfer and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{a. Connie Hepfer: Married (?) McGarry.

 

{b. Patrick Hepfer.

 

[e] Ernie Edwin Houghtaling: Born 27 August 1922 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 14 July 1980 at Bay Medical Center, Bay City, Bay County, Michigan; interred Brookside Cemetery, Fairgrove, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Veteran of World War II.

 

Ernie Houghtaling married (1st), as her 1st husband, Donna Ruth Barriger (b. 4 Oct 1923 in Fairgrove Twp, MI, d. there 29 Sep 1986) on 1941 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan; subsequently divorced.  Ernie and Donna (Barriger) Houghtaling had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{1. Jill Marie Houghtaling: Died 1963.  Married (?) Urban and had the following children:

 

{a. Michael "Mike" Urban.

 

{b. Kurt Urban.

 

{2. Jacklyn "Jackie" K. Houghtaling: Born 27 May 1943 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Died 21 October 2015 at Midland, Midland County, Michigan; interred Brookside Cemetery, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married James Frank Crosby "Frank" (b. 5 Feb 1931 in Akron Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 9 Mar 2016 in Sanford Twp, Midland Co., MI; interred with Jackie), son of Cordon and Mildred (Ross) Crosby, of Fairgrove, Tuscola County, Michigan on 24 June 1967 at Grayling, Crawford County, Michigan and had the following children: (order  uncertain)

 

{a. Deanna Crosby: Married Theodore "Ted" Harbourne.

 

{b. Lori Crosby: Married Dale Miller.

 

{c. Renee Crosby: Married Paul Verbeke.

 

{d. James Crosby: Married Sue (?).

 

{e. Chad C. Crosby.

 

{3. Gary E. Houghtaling.

 

Donna (Barriger) Houghtaling married (2nd) Harry H. Bublitz (b. 8 Feb 1914 in Bay Co., MI, d. 12 Nov 1981 at Bay Medical Cntr, Bay City, Bay Co., MI; interred Brookside Cem., Fairgrove, MI) on 14 February 1914 at Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida.

 

Ernie Houghtaling married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Betty (?) Boehringer on 26 October 1969 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Betty married (1st) (?) Boehringer and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{4. Fay Boehringer.

 

{5. George Boehringer.

 

{6. Robert Boehringer.

 

[f] Maxine Ethel Houghtaling: Born 7 July/15 June 1927 in Michigan.  Died 28 March 2009, age 81; interred Wisner Township Cemetery, Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Robert Woodrow Wiergowski (b. 9 Nov 1923 in Wisner Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 17 Apr 2002, age 78; interred with Maxine), son of Stephen "Steve" S. and Carrie Belle (Hamlin) Wiergowski, on 11 December 1948 at Bradleyville, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following son:

 

{1. Robert Wiergowski: Married Tammy (?) and had the following children:

 

{a. Kyle Wiergowski.

 

{b. Allison Wiergowski.

 

[g] Jack Houghtaling: Born 30 August 1929 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 4 January 1991, age 61, at  St. Mary's Hospital, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan; interred Brookside Cemetery, Fairgrove Township Michgian.  Perhaps married Margaret L. (?) and had the following son:

 

{1. Gordon Jack Houghtaling: Born 3 August 1954 in Bay County, Michigan.  Died 5 July 2001.

 

[6] Florence "Flossie" Houghtaling: Born 1 July 1888/89 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (also seen: b. Bay City, Bay Co., MI).  Died 6 March 1932, age 43 in Pinconning County, Michigan (also seen: d. Fraser Twp, Bay Co., MI).

 

1900 US Census: Frank Thume, age 50 (b. May 1850 in Germany; parents b. Germany) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fraser Township, Bay County, Michigan.  He immigrated to the US in 1853 (subsequently naturalized).  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Philamina Thume, age 39 (b. Oct 1860 in MI; parents b. Germany), who had had 7 children, all still alive; son, Albert Thume, age 16 (b. Jul 1883 in MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; son, Rudolph Thume, age 14 (b. Sep 1885 in MI) and in school; son, Theadore Thume, age 12 (b. Feb 1888 in MI) and in school; son, Willie Thume, age 9 (b. Jun 1890 in MI) and in school; daughter, Dora Thume, age 7 (b. Jul 1892 in MI); daughter, Louisa Thume, age 5 (b. Oct 1894 in MI); and son, John Thume, age 1 (b. Jul 1898 in MI).

 

1910 US Census: Albert T. Thume, age 26 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fraser Township, Bay County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 2 years, Flosie Thume, age 21 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), who had been married once and had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Hattie Thume, age 1 year and 7 months (b. MI).

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Albert Fred William Thume, age 35 (b. 5 Jul 1883) and self employed as a farmer, resided with his wife, Flossie Thume, at RFD #2, Pinconning, Bay County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: No record found for any member of this family.

 

1930 US Census: Albert Thume, age 46 (b. MI; father b. Germany; mother b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fraser Township, Bay County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Flossie Thume, age 41 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), who married 1st at age 19; daughter, Hattie Thume, age 21 (b. MI), single, and employed as a servant for a private family; daughter, Bessie Thume, age 19 (b. MI), single, and employed as a servant for a private family; and daughter, Nellie Thume, age 16 (b. MI), single, and not employed.

 

1942 WWII Draft Registration: Albert Fred Thume, age 58 (b. 5 Jul 1883 in Akron Twp, Tuscola Co., MI) and employed by the Defoe Ship Building Company in Bay City, resided at 1605 N. Van Buren Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  He named Dora Campbell as someone who will always know his address.

 

At age 19 Florence Houghtaling married, as his 1st wife, Albert Fred William Thume (b. 3/5 Jul 1883 in Akron Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 18 May 1953 at Pinconning, Bay Co., MI), age 24, son of Frank and Wilhelmina/Philamina "Minnie"/"Mina" (Selbinden/Sailbinder) Thume, on 1 January 1908 in Bay County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a] Hattie Clara Bertha Thume: Born 7 September 1908 in Michigan.  Died 11 February 1985 at Rose City, Ogemaw County, Michigan; interred Churchill Township Cemetery, Selkirk, Ogemaw County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: Of possible interest, a Peter Rohl, age 25 (b. MI; parents b. MI) was an inmate in the Michigan State Prison in Blackman Township, Jackson County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Peter Rohl, age 35 (b. MI), single, and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in Cumming Township, Ogemaw County, Michigan.  He had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his house keeper, Hattie Thume, age 31 (b. MI).

 

At age 24, while a resident of Bay City, Bay County, Michigan, Hattie Thume married, as his 2nd wife, Lee C. Munger (b. abt 1900 at Andrews, Dallas Twp, Huntington Co., IN), age 32 and a resident of Six Lakes, Montcalm Co., MI, son of Matthew L. and Lydia E. (Kezler) Munger, on 11 February 1932 (license issued 29 Jan 1932) at Pinconning, Bay County, Michigan; subsequently divorced.

 

Hattie (Thume) Munger married (2nd) Peter "Pete" S. Rohl (b. 4 Aug 1904 in MI (perhaps at Cumming, Ogemaw Co.), d. 8 Dec 1984 at Rose City, Ogemaw Co., MI; interred with Hattie), son of John and Mary A. (?) Rohl.

 

[b] Bessie Thume: Born about 1911 in Michigan.

 

[c] Nellie Mae Thume: Born 18 February 1914 in Michigan.  Died 31 March 1971 at Sheridan, Montcalm County, Michigan; interred Hillcrest Cemetery, Six Lakes, Montcalm County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: Willard F. Poole, age 60 (b. MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Belvidere Township, Montcalm County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 22.  The household also included his wife, Jennie Poole, age 59 (b. MI; parents b. Germany), who married 1st at age 22; son, Nelson Poole, age 22 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer; and son, Amos Poole, age 20 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1940 US Census: Amos J. Pool, age 30 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Blanchard, Rolland Township, Isabella County, Michigan.  He had completed 7th grade.  The household also included his wife, Nellie Pool, age 26 (b. MI), who had completed 10th grade; daughter, Juanita Pool, age 6 (b. MI); son, Willard Pool, age 4 (b. MI); and son, Nile Pool, age 1 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in rural Montcalm County, Michigan.

 

At age 19 and a residence of Pinconning, Bay County, Michigan, Nellie Thume married Amos John Pool (b. 27/28 Oct 1909 in MI, d. 19 May 1990 at home in Montcalm Co., MI (also seen: d. 3 May 1990 in Edmore Co., MI)), age 22 and a resident of Six Lakes, Montcalm County, Michigan, son of Willard Fillmore and Clara Jane "Jennie" (Eckert) Pool "Jenny," on 17 September 1930 (license issued 6 Sep 1932) at Six Lakes, Montcalm County, Michigan (witnessed by Nellie's brother-in-law and sister, Lee C. and Hattie Munger of Six Lakes, and had the following children:

 

{1. James Pool: Born 1931.  Died 1931.

 

{2. Byron Pool: Born 12 April 1934.  Died 12 April 1934.

 

{3. Juanita Pool: Born about 1934 in Michigan.

 

{4. Willard Pool: Born about 1936 in Michigan.

 

{5. Nile Pool: Born about 1939 in Michigan.

 

{6. Amos John Pool, Jr.: Born 3 January 1941 at Six Lakes, Montcalm County, Michigan.  Died 6 July 1991 at Lakeview, Montcalm County, Michigan; interred Hillcrest Cemetery, Six Lakes, Michigan.

 

Albert Fred William Thume married (2nd) Pauline (?) in England.

 

[7] Benjamin Harrison Houghtaling "Harrison": Born 4 May 1891 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (also seen: b. Merritt Twp, Bay Co., MI); baptized in Bay County, Michigan.  Died 21 January 1968 at Standish, Arenac County, Michigan; interred there in Woodmere Cemetery.

 

1920 US Census: Harrison Houghteling, age 29 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a teamster in the trucking industry, was heading a household at 309 Spruce Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Harriet Houghteling, age 24 (b. MI; father b. PA; mother b NJ); daughter, Lauciel Houghtiling, age 5 (b. MI); son, Robert Houghteling, age 3 years and 4 months (b. MI); and son, Irwin Houghtiling, age 1 year and 9 months (b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Harrison Houghteling, age 38 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a truck farmer, was heading a household in Hampton Township, Bay County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 20.  The household also included his wife, Harriet M. Houghteling, age 34 (b. MI; father b. PA; mother b. NJ), who married 1st at age 16; daughter, Luciel Houghteling, age 15 (b. MI); son, Robert D. Houghteling, age 13 (b. MI); son, Irwin L. Houghteling, age 12 (b. MI); and daughter, Dorothy E. Houghteling, age 8 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Harrison Houghteling, age 48 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Route #1 Sterling in Deep River Township, Arenac County, Michigan.  He had completed 1st grade.  The household also included his wife, Harriet Houghteling, age 44 (b. MI), who had completed 5th grade; and daughter, Dorothy Hougheling, age 18 (b. MI) and single, who had completed 6th grade.  On 1 April 1935 they resided elsewhere in Arenac County, Michigan.

 

At age 21 Harrison Houghtaling married Harriet Mathilda Parks (b. 8 Mar 1896 in Akron Twp, Tuscola Co., MI (also seen: b. 4 May 1891 in Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, which isn't supported by Census data or her gravestone; and b. 8 Mar 1896 at East Tawas, Iosco Co., MI), d. 1976 at Standish, Arenac Co., MI (also seen: d. 21 Jan 1968)), age 16, daughter of Lant and Emma (Blakely) Parks, on 25 December 1911 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a] Luciel Houghtaling: Born about 1915 in Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Harold McMillan, age 25 (b. MI) and employed as assistant foreman of cons…? Power in the electric line industry, was heading a household in Arenac Township, Arenac County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Luciel McMillan, age 25 (b. MI), who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Linda Lee McMillan, age 3 (b. MI); son, Ronald McMillan, age 2 (b. MI); and son, Rob McMillan, age 1 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided elsewhere in rural Arenac County, Michigan.

 

At age 21 Luciel Houghtaling married Harold McMillan, age 21 (b. abt 1914 in Iosco Co., MI), son of Hughie and Stella (Fitzpatrick) McMillan, on 8 October 1935 at Pinconning, Bay County, Michigan and had at least the following children:

 

{1. Linda Lee McMillan: Born about 1937 in Michigan.

 

{2. Ronald McMillan: Born about 1938 in Michigan.

 

{3. Rob McMillan: Born about 1939 in Michgian.

 

[b] Robert Dean Houghtaling: Born 18 August 1916 in Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Robert Houghteling, age 24 (b. MI) and employed doing maintenance in the oil line industry, was heading a household in the Village of Sterling, Deep River Township, Arenac County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Marian Houghteling, age 21 (b. MI), who had completed 2 years of college; and daughter, Judith Houghteling, age 2 months (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 Robert resided elsewhere in Arenac County, Michigan.  Marion resided at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

At age 22 Robert Houghtaling married Marion/Marian Ella Vliet (b. abt 1919 at Clarkston, MI), age 20, daughter of Vern and Alta E. (Green) Vliet, on 21 January 1939 at Pinconning, Bay County, Michigan and had at least the following daughter:

 

{1. Judith Houghtaling: Born about January 1940 in Michigan.

 

[c] Irwin Lea Houghtaling: Born 21 March 1918 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 1 January 2003 at Pinconning, Bay County, Michigan (also seen: d. Standish, Arenac Co., MI).

 

[d] Dorothy E. Houghtaling: Born 10 March 1922 in Michigan.  Died ; interred Sterling Cemetery, Sterling, Arenac County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: Addie L. Wilson, age 55 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada), widowed, and employed as a laundress for a hospital, was heading a household in the Village of Sterling, Deep River Township, Arenac County, Michigan.  She immigrated to the US in 1888 (still an alien), married 1st at age 25, and her residence was valued at $1,800.  The household also included her daughter, Gladys E. Wilson, age 17 (b. MI); daughter, Lois? A. Wilson, age 15 (b. MI); son, Delbert J. Wilson, age 13 (b. MI); grandson, Billy E. Osemore, age 6 (b. MI); and grandson, Merton K. Osemore, age 4 years and 4 months (b. MI).

 

At age 18 Dorothy Houghtaling married Delbert James Wilson (b. 9 Nov 1916 at Sterling/Morres Junction, Arenac Co., MI, d. 3 Mar 2001 at Linwood, Bay Co., MI; interred with Dorothy), age 23, son of James Elmer and Addess "Addie" L. (Tinkess) Wilson, on 5 October 1940 at Pinconning, Bay County, Michigan.

 

[8] Amy D. Pearl Houghtaling "Pearl": Born 24 November 1893/94/95 at Akron, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (also seen: b. Flint, Genesee Co., MI).  Died 19 Feb 1945 at Montrose/Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred there in Montrose Cemetery.

 

1910 US Census: Charles W. Brague, age 21 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a farmer, was heading a single-person household at Wisner, Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Of interest, the household headed by Sylvester Brague, age 68 (b. VT; father b. VT; mother b. VA) and employed as a farmer was apparently enumerated under the same roof.  That household also included Sylvester's wife of 48 years, Adella Brague, age 58 (b. MI; parents b. US), who had been married once and had had no children.

 

1917 WWI Draft Registration: Charles William Brague, age 28 (b. 9 Oct 1889 in Williams Twp, MI) and self employed as a farmer, resided with and was sole support for his parents, wife, and 3 children at RFD #2, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Charles W. Brague, age 31 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Pearl Brague, age 26 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI); son, Charles A. Brague, age 7 (b. MI); son, Fred L. Brague, age 4 years and 10 months (b. MI); daughter, Lilion M. Brague, age 2 years and 7 months (b. MI); and daughter, Jennie H. Brague, age 7 months (b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: W. Charles Brague, age 41 (b. MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI) and employed as a crater in the oven machinery industry (Baker Perkins), was heading a household on Odell Road in Bridgeport Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 22.  The household also included his wife, Pearl Brague, age 36 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), who married 1st at age 17; son, A. Charles Brague, age 17 (b. MI); daughter, L. Freda Brague, age 15 (b. MI); daughter, M. Lillian Brague, age 12 (b. MI); and daughter, H. Jennie Brague, age 10 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: William Brague, age 51 (b. MI) and employed as a farm manager, was heading a household in Flushing Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Pearl Brague, age 46 (b. MI); and son, Charles Brague, age 27 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer.  On 1 April 1935 they resided at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

At age 18, while a resident of Wisner, Michigan, Amy Houghtaling married Charles  William Brague (b. 9 Oct 1889/88 in Bay Co., MI, d. 30 Aug 1958 in Genesee Co., MI; interred with Amy), age 22 and also a resident of Wisner, Michigan, son of Ambrose and Mary (Fletcher) Hardy, on 11 July 1911 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a] Charles A. Brague: Born 22 October 1912 at Pinconning, Bay County, Michigan.  Died 3 June 1991; interred Montrose Cemetery, Montose, Genesee County, Michigan.    Veteran of WWII.

 

Charles Brague married, as her 2nd husband, Estella "Stella" Ann (Delaney) Bale (b. 11 Apr 1917 in Otsego Co., MI, d. 11 Aug 2008 at Gladwin, Gladwin Co., MI; interred Mount Hope Cem., Johannesburg, Otsego Co., MI), daughter of Robert Henderson and Lula Agnes (Adkins) Delaney, in 1965.  Stella had married (1st) Harry Charles Bale (b. 20 Jun 1899 at Lewiston, Montmorency Co., MI, d. 1979; interred Mount Hope Cem., Johannesburg, MI), son of Perry Oliver and Nettie (Corbin) Bale, in 1933 (subsequently divorced) and had the following son:

 

{1. Robert Perry Bale: Born 21 March 1937 at Johannesburg, Otsego County, Michigan.  Died 27 February 2013 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Married Virginia Williams on 14 December 1963 and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{a. Susan Bale.

 

{b. Robert Bale.

 

[b] Freda L. Brague: Born 5 March/15 June 1915 in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 18 March 1999 in Vienna Township, Montmorency County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Charles E. Read, age 29 (b. MI) and employed as a machine operator in an automobile factory, was heading a household on Potter Road in Mundy, Clayton Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Freda Read, age 25 (b. MI), who had completed 2 years of high school; daughter, Carole E. Road, age 4 (b. MI); daughter, Phyllis L. Read, age 2 (b. MI); and daughter, Delores J. Read, age 1 month (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

Freda Brague married Charles E. Read (b. abt 1911 in MI, d. 20 Dec 1986) on 2 October 1935 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{1. Carol E. Read: Married Paul Morse.

 

{2. Phyllis L. Read: Married Mark McKenzie.

 

{3. Dolores J. Read: Married (?) Gottlieb.

 

{4. Susan Read: Married Donald Wirsing.

 

{5. Norma Read: Married Leonard Rogers.

 

{6. Brenda Read: Married Raymond Ellingson.

 

{7. Sandra Read: Married (?) Costa.

 

[c] Lillian M. Brague: Born 1917.  Died 7 March 1989.

 

[d] Jennie Hilda Brague: Born 20 May 1919 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 27 January 1973 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Alfred G. McClain, age 41 (b. MI) and employed as a laborer on a WPA [Works Progress Administration] drain? project, was heading a household on McKinnley Road in Montrose Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Jennie H. McClain, age 20 (b. MI), who had completed 2 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in rural Genesee County, Michigan.

 

Jennie Brague married Alfred Glen McClain (b. 8 May 1898 at Riverton/Scottville, Mason Co., MI, d. 8 Jul 1969 at Flint, Genesee Co., MI), son of Elmer E. and Harriett "Hattie" Elizabeth (Barrett) McClain, and had at least the following daughter:

 

{1. Lily E. McClain: Born 4 August 1940.  Died same day; interred Montrose Cemetery, Montrose, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

[e] David Brague. (perhaps)

 

[c. Rhoda Ann Steele: Born June 1859 in Michigan.

 

1860 US Census: Almira Parks, age 58 (b. VT) and employed as a domestic, was heading a household Fairgrove Township (Watrousville Post Office, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included her son, Alanson P. Parks, age 30 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; son, William S. Parks, age 24 (b. MI) and employed as an assistant farmer; daughter, Adaline A. Parks, age 22 (b. MI) and employed as a domestic; daughter, Louas L. Parks, age 18 (b. MI) and employed as a domestic; and son, Lemuel A. Parks, age 16 (b. MI) and employed as an assistant farmer.

 

1870 US Census: Lemuel Parks, age 25 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $1,500, and his personal property was valued at $1,040.  The household also included his wife, Annette Parks, age 22 (b. MI); daughter, Addie Parks, age 2 (b. MI); and son, Alanson Parks, age 1 (b. MI).

 

1880 US Census: Lemuel Parkes, age 36 (b. MI; no record of parents' birth) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wisner Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Roda Parkes, age 20 (b. MI); daughter, Addie Parkes, age 12 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. VT); son, Aloson Parkes, age 11 (b. MI); son, Archey Parkes, age 9 (b. MI); and son, Erle Parkes, age 1 (b. MI).

 

1900 US Census: (enumerated 15 Jun 1900) Rhoda Parks, age 40 (b. Jun 1859 in MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a housekeeper, was heading a household at Mellon, Morse Township, Ashland County, Wisconsin.  She had had 1 child, still alive.  The household also included her son, Earl L. Parks, age 21 (b. May 1879 in MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a clerk.  There was also a line dedicated to her husband, Lamuel Parks, age 56 (b. Apr 1844 in MI; father b. NYS; mother b. VT) and employed as a milk man [who had died 9 Nov 1899].  Of interest, the household headed by her son, Alanson Parks, age 31, was enumerated close by on the same census page.

 

1905 WI Census: Roda Parks, age 46 (b. MI) resided in the household headed by her son, Earl S. Parks, age 26 (b. MI) in Bell Township, Bayfield County, Wisconsin. 

 

1910 US Census: Roda Park, age 50 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a matron for Northland College, was heading a household at 1400 Ellis Avenue in the City of Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin.  She had had 2 children, 1 still alive.  The household also included 3 female boarders.

 

1920 US Census: Of possible interest, there was a Rhoda Parks, age 60 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a secretary for a private family, heading a single-person household at 1830 Stevens Avenue in the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.

 

1930 US Census: Rhoda Parks, age 70 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS) and not employed, was heading a single-person household in Willow Creek Precinct, Gallatin County, Montana.  She married 1st at age 18, and her residence was valued at $1,000.  Of interest, the household headed by her son, Earl S. Parks, age 50, was enumerated close by on the same census page.

 

At age 17, while a resident of Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, Rhoda Steele married, as his 2nd wife, Lemuel Austin Parks (b. 24 Apr 1844 in Tuscola Co., MI, d. 9 Nov 1899 at Ashland, Ashland Co., WI), age 32 and also a resident of Fairgrove Township, son of Almira Parks (b. VT) on 20 April 1877 in Denmark Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Lemuel had married (1st) Annette (?) and had the following children:

 

[1] Adelina/Adelia "Addie" L. Parks: Born 13 October 1868 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (by one acct b. 10 Oct 1867 in Mundy Twp, Genesee Co., MI).  Died 11 August 1948, age 79, at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

1894 MI Census: Thomas Saunders, age 29, was heading a household at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Ada Saunders, age 26; daughter, Grace Saunders, age 4; and son, Frank Saunders, age 3.

 

1900 US Census: Addie Saunders, age 32 (b. Oct 1867 in MI; parents b. MI) and widowed, with no occupation recorded, was heading a household at 404 McLellan Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  She had had 2 children, both still alive.  The household also included her daughter, Grace Saunders, age 10 (b. Aug 1889 in MI); and son, Frank Saunders, age 8 (b. Jun 1891 in MI).  Of interest, the household headed by her father-in-law, John Saunders, age 70 (b. England) and employed as a shoemaker, was enumerated directly after her on the same census page.

 

1910 US Census: Addie Saunders, age 42 (b. MI; parents b. MI), widowed, and employed as a tailoress in a tailor shop, was heading a household at 404 McLellan Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  She had had 2 children, both still alive.  The household also included her daughter, Grace Saunders, age 20 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. MI), single, and employed as a public school teacher.  Of interest, mother-in-law, Hannah Saunders, age 79, was enumerated in the household directly before her on the same census page.

 

1920 US Census: Addie Saunders, age 52 (b. MI; parents b. MI), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 404 S. McLellon Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  The household also included her daughter, Grace Saunders, age 30 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. MI), single, and employed as a teacher in the city school system; and son, Frank Saunders, age 28 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. MI), married, and a laborer doing state? work?.

 

1930 US Census: Addie L. Saunders, age 62 (b. MI; parents b. MI), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household at 404 South McLellan Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Her residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included her daughter, Grace E. Saunders, age 40 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a public school teacher.

 

1940 US Census: Addie Saunders, age 72 (b. MI) and widowed, with no record of employment, was heading a household at 404 McLellan Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  She had completed 8th grade.  The household also included her daughter, Grace Saunders, age 50 (b. MI), single, and employed as a teacher for the City, who had completed 4 years of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 20 married Thomas "Tom" Henry Saunders (b. 15 Aug 1864 at Chelltenhaum, England, d. 18 May 1895 at Bay City, Bay Co., MI), age 23, son of John and Hannah (Page) Saunders, on 15 June 1888 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a] Grace Emily Saunders: Born 2 August 1889 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Employed as a school teacher at Bay City.  Resided with her widowed mother.  Still single in 1940.

 

[b] Franklin William Saunders "Frank" (birth record: W. Franklin Saunders): Born 19 June 1891 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  Died 24 October 1958 at St. Louis, Missouri.

 

1910 US Census: (enumerated 8 Jun 1910) Frank W. Saunders, age 18 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. MI) and single, was serving as an ordinary Seaman in the US Navy aboard the U. S. S. Samar.

 

1915 KS Census: F. W. Saunders, age 24 (b. MI) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household at Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas.  He moved to Kansas from Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Saunders, age 26 (b. KS); and daughter, Marie Saunders, age 4 (b. ND), who moved to Kansas from North Dakota.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Frank William Saunders, age 25 (b. 19 Jun 1891 at Bay City, Bay Co., MI) and employed as a teamster, resided with his wife and 3 children at Worland, Washakie County, Wyoming.  He had served in the US Navy for 3 years and 9 months.

 

1920 US Census: Frank Saunders, age 28 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. MI), married, and employed as a laborer doing state? work?, resided in the household headed by his mother, Addie Saunders, age 52, at 404 S. McLellon Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.  His wife and children were not recorded in the household.

 

1920 US Census: Sarah Saunders, age 32 (b. KS; parents b. IL), married, and not employed, was heading a household at Copan, Copan Township, Washington County, Oklahoma.  The household also included her daughter, Marie Saunders, age 9 (b. ND); son, Frank Saunders, age 4 (b. KS); daughter, Rema Saunders, age 3 (b. CO); and father [should be husband], Frank W. Saunders, age 28 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. US) and employed as a roustabout in the oil field industry. (note: perhaps not actually in the household; Frank was also recorded in the household headed by his mother at Bay City, MI.)

 

1930 US Census: Frank Saunders, age 39 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. WI) and employed as foreman in a warehouse, was heading a household at 1837 North 61st Street in the Village of Washington Park, Canteen Township, St. Clair County, Illinois.  He married 1st at age 23, and his residence was valued at $2,600.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Saunders, age 42 (b. KS; parents b. IL), who married 1st at age 22; son, Frank Saunders, age 15 (b. KS); son, Rema Saunders, age 13 (b. CO); daughter, Warren Saunders, age 6 (b. IL); and son, Waite Saunders, age 2 years and 10 months (b. IL).

 

1940 US Census: Frank Saunders, age 48 (b. MI) and employed as a laborer in the WPA [Works Progress Administration] building construction industry, was heading a household at 1918 North 59th Street in the Village of Washington Park, Canteen Township, St. Clair County, Illinois.  He had completed 6th grade.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Saunders, age 52 (b. KS), who had completed 5th grade; son, Frank Saunders, age 25 (b. KS), married, and employed as a farm laborer, who had completed 7th grade; son, Warren Saunders, age 16 (b. IL) and single, who had completed 1 year of high school; son, Waite Saunders, age 12 (b. IL), who had completed 6th grade; and grandson, Larry Rodenhofer, age 5 (b. MO).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same township.

 

Frank Saunders married Sarah Jane Lucas (b. 4 Nov 1887 at Ft. Scott, Crawford Co., KS (also seen: b. Lincoln, Lincoln Co., KS), d. 29 May 1960 at East St. Louis, St. Clair Co., IL), daughter of Lewis Cass (b. IL) and Lucinda Ann (Haggett/Amey) Lucas (b. IL), and had the following,

 

{1. Marie Saunders: Born about 1911 in North Dakota.  No record found after 1920, when she was 9 years old and resided with her mother in Oklahoma. 

 

{2. Frank Saunders: Born about 1915 in Kansas.  No clear record found after 1940, when he was age 25 (b. KS), employed as a farm laborer, married, and resided with his parents in the Village of Washington Park, Canteen Township, St. Clair County, Illinois.

 

{3. Rema/Rena Saunders: (female) Born about 1917 in Colorado.  No clear record found after 1930, when she was age 13 (b. CO) and resided with her parents at 1837 North 61st Street in the Village of Washington Park, Canteen Township, St. Clair County, Illinois.

 

{4. Fred Wayne Saunders: Born 15 January 1922 at East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois.  Died there 23 November 1926.

 

{5. Warren Saunders: Born about 1924 in Illinois.  No clear record found after 1940 when he was age 16 (b. IL) and resided with his parents at 1837 North 61st Street in the Village of Washington Park, Canteen Township, St. Clair County, Illinois.

 

{6. Waite Saunders: Born about 1927 in Illinois. No clear record found after 1940 when he was age 12 (b. IL) and resided with his parents at 1837 North 61st Street in the Village of Washington Park, Canteen Township, St. Clair County, Illinois.

 

[2] Alanson L. Parks: Born 15 April 1869 in Tuscola Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 30 July 1929, age 60, in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Alanson Parks, age 31 (b. Apr 1869 in MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household on Drake Street in Morse Township, Ashland County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife of 10 years, Cora M. Parks, age 27 (b. Apr 1873 in WI; father b. England; mother b. NYS), who had had no children.  Of interest, the household headed by his step-mother, Rhoda Parks, age 40, was enumerated close by on the same census page.

 

1905 WI Census: Alonzo Parks, age 36 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household in Morse Township, Ashland County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Cora S. M. Parks, age 32 (b. WI; father b. England; mother b. NYS).

 

1910 US Census: No record found.

 

1920 US Census: A. L. Parks, age 50 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a common labor for a tannery, was heading a household at Mellon, Ashland County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Cora M. Parks, age 46 (b. WI; father b. England; mother b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Cora Parks, age 56 (b. WI; father b. England; mother b. NYS), widowed, and not employed, was heading a household (perhaps on Main Street in the City of Mellen, Ashland County, Wisconsin.  Her residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included 3 boarders, Hazel Daniels, age 32 (b. ME), widowed, and employed as a lingerie sales lady; Robert Daniels, age 8 (b. WI); and Leona Daniels, age 11 (b. WI).

 

Alanson L. Parks married Cora M. (?) (b. Apr 1873 in WI) about 1890. 

 

[3] Archey Parks: Born 29 August 1870 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 3 January 1898, age 27, at Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin; interred Mellen, Ashland County, Wisconsin.  Employed as a farmer.  Never married.

 

[4] Rosco Parks: Born 24 March 1873 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there 9 December 1873.

 

Lemuel and Rhoda A. (Steele) Parks had the following children:

 

[5] Earl Steele Parks: Born 16 May 1879 in Gilford Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 2 November 1972, age 93, at Willow Creek, Gallatin County, Montana; interred there in Mount Green Cemetery.

 

1905 WI Census: Earl S. Parks, age 26 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a merchant, was heading a household in Bell Township, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Burdette Parks, age 25 (b. OH; parents b. OH); son, Ross B. Parks, age 6 months (b. WI); mother, Roda Parks, age 46 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and widowed; and servant, Emma Haugen, age 18 (b. WI; parents b. Norway).

 

1910 US Census: Earl S. Parks, age 31 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as City Post Master, was heading a household in Cable Township, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 7 years, Burdette B. Parks, age 30 (b. OH; parents b. OH), who had been married once and had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Ross V. Parks, age 5 (b. WI); son, Mervin S. Parks, age 2 (b. WI); and son, Earl G. Parks, age 4 months (b. WI).

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Earl Steele Parks, age 39 (b. 16 May 1879) and employed as a merchant, resided with his wife, Burdette B. Parks, at Willow Creek, Gallatin County, Montana.

 

1920 US Census: Earl I.? Parks, age 40 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a retail merchant in a general store, was heading a household in Willow Creek School District, Gallatin County, Montana.  The household also included his wife, Burdette Parks, age 40 (b. OH; parents b. OH); son, Ross Parks, age 14 (b. WI); son, Merwin Parks, age 11 (b. WI); and son, Earl Parks, Jr., age 10 (b. WI).

 

1930 US Census: Earl S. Parks, age 50 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a merchant in a general store, was heading a household in Willow Creek Precinct, Gallatin County, Montana.  He married 1st at age 24, and his residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Burdette B. Parks, age 50 (b. OH; parents b. OH), who married 1st at age 23; son, Ross V. Parks, age 24 (b. WI), single, and not employed; son, Merwin S. Parks, age 21 (b. WI), single, and not employed; and son, Earl G. Parks, age 20 (b. WI), single, and not employed.

 

1940 US Census: Earl S. Parks, age 60 (b. MI) and employed as a merchant in a general store, was heading a household on Green Street in Willow Creek, Willow Creek Election Precinct, Gallatin County, Montana.  He had completed 13 years of school, and his residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Burdett B. Parks, age 60 (b. OH), who had completed 14 years of school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same township,

 

Earl Parks married Millie Burdette Beck (b. 1879 in the Village of Sardinia, Brown & Highland Co., d. 1957 at Willow Creek, Gallatin Co., MT; interred there with Earl), daughter of Hermas Urban and (?) (Rice) Beck, on 7 October 1903 in Ashland County, Wisconsin.

 

[a] Ross Vernon Parks, M.D.: Born 21 May 1905 in Cable/Bayfield Township, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.  Died 21 February 1963, age 57, at Chicago, Illinois; interred Elm Lawn Memorial Park, DuPage County, Illinois (also seen: interred Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles Co., CA).  Employed as a physician.

 

1940 US Census: Ross B. Parks, age 34 (b. WI) and employed as a surgeon in private practice, was heading a household at 4038 ˝ Los Feliz Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  He had completed 5 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Lillian M. Parks, age 31 (b. CO) and employed as a teacher for the Board of Education, who had completed 5 years of college.  On 1 April 1935 Ross resided in New York, and Lillian resided in the Mediterranean Sea.

 

At age 31 Ross Parks married Lillian Rachel McCune (b. 1908 in CO, d. 1998; shares brass plaque with Ross in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA), age 28, daughter of Wilbur Spence and Alma (Shaw) McCune, on 7 September 1936 (license issued 1 Sep 1936) at Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California.

 

At age 56 Lillian (McCune) Parks married (2nd) Curtice rosser, age 73 (b. abt 1891) on 17 December 1964 at Los Angeles, California.

 

[b] Merwin Steele Parks: Born 10 July 1908 at Cable, Bayfield County, Wisconsin.  Died 12/13 April 1998, age 89, at Seattle, King County, Washington.

 

1940 US Census: Merwin Parks, age 31 (b. WI) and employed as a mechanical engineer in the aircraft industry, was heading a household at 1016 14th Street Southwest in the City of Seattle, King County, Washington.  He had completed 4 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Mary E. Parks, age 30 (b. MN), who had completed 4 years of college; son, Robert M. Parks, age 3 (b. MN); son, Richard E. Parks, age 2 (b. MN); brother, Earl G. Parks, age 30 (b. WI) and employed as proprietor of a gas station, who had completed 2 years of college; and sister-in-law, Ruby Parks, age 27 (b. MT) and employed as a nurse in a hospital, who had completed 4 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided at Willow Creek, Gallatin County, Montana.

 

Merwin Parks married Mary Elizabeth Packer (b. abt 1910 in MN) and had the following children:

 

{1. Robert Merwin Parks: Born 19 January 1937 in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

 

{2. Richard "Dick" Earl Parks: Born 15 April 1938 in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

 

{3. Mary Lee Parks: Born 7 August 1940/16 July 1941 in Washington.  Married (?) McElroy.

 

[c] Earl Graham Parks: Born about 1910 in Wisconsin.

 

1940 US Census: Earl G. Parks, age 30 (b. WI) and employed as proprietor of a gas station, resided in the household headed by his brother, Merwin Parks, age 31 (b. WI) in the City of Seattle, King County, Washington.  The household also included Merwin's family and Earl's wife, Ruby Parks, age 27 (b. MT), who was employed as a nurse in a hospital.  Earl and his wife resided in the same city on 1 April 1935, whereas Merwin and his wife resided at Willow Creek, Gallatin County, Montana.

 

At age 27 Earl Parks married Ruby Phillips (b. abt 1913 in MT), age 24, daughter of Daniel Thomas and Cornelius (Meadam) Phillips, on 22 October 1937 (license issued 15 Oct 1937) at Los Angeles, California (witnessed by his brother and sister-in-law, Ross V. and Lillian M. Parks).

 

[d. Ernest Cramer Steele: Born 27 February 1862 in Hartland Township, Livingston County, Michigan.  Died 29 March 1915, age 53, at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred there in Avondale Cemetery.

 

1900 US Census: Ernest C. Steele, age 38 (b. Feb 1862 in MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Ellington Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Hattie J. Steele, age 32 (b. Aug 1867 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Blanch H. Steele, age 2 (b. Jul 1897 in MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS).

 

1910 US Census: Ernest C. Steele, age 48 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS) and employed as a flagman for a railroad, was heading a household on Bartlett Street in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 20 years, Hattie J. Steele, age 42 (b. MI; father b. PA; mother b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Blanch Steele, age 12 (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

At age 28 Ernest Steele married Hattie J. Leopard (b. abt 1868 in NYS), age 21, daughter of J. and Carrie (Blockely) Leopard, on 22 July 1889 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Blanche H. Steele: Born 14 July 1897 at Louisville, Huron County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: George Middlemis, age 36 (b. MI; parents b. Ireland) and employed as a bookkeeper for the First National Bank, was heading a household at 304 Washington Street in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michgian.  The household also included his wife, Blanch Middlemis, age 22 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS); and son, Burdette Middlemis, age 1 year and 6 months (b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: George Middlemis, age 46 (b. MI; parents b. Northern Ireland) and employed as an auditor and cashier for a bank, was heading a household at 317 Grace Street in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 34, and his residence was valued at $8,700.  The household also included his wife, Blanche Middlemis, age 32 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS), who married 1st at age 20; and son, Burdette Middlemis, age 11 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: George Middlemis, age 56 (b. MI) and employed as Superintendant of Delinquent Taxes for the City of Flint, was heading a household at 317 Grace Street in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  He had completed 2 years of college, and his residence was valued at $4,500.  The household also included his wife, Blanche Middlemis, age 42 (b. MI), who had completed 4 years of high school; and son, Burdette Middlemis, age 21 (b. MI), single, and employed as a general clerk in the consumer power industry, who had completed 2 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

At age 20 Blanche Steele married George Middlemis, age 34 (b. abt 1884 at Birmingham, MI), son of Thomas and Jane (Byrne) Middlemis, on 17 January 1918 (license issued same day) at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan (witnessed by her mother, Hattie Steele) and had the following son:

 

[a] Burdette Melvin Middlemis: Born 14 December 1918 in Michigan.  Died 7 February 2009 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred there in Avondale Cemetery.  Married Thelma Mae (?) and had the following daughter:

 

{1. Cheryl "Sherry" Ann Middlemis: Perhaps married Rob Brown.

 

[e. Harvey Steele: Born 25 November 1865 in Hartland Township, Livingston County, Michigan (metro Detroit area).  Died 27 March 1941, age 75, in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred there in Demorest Cemetery.

 

1900 US Census: Harvie Steel, age 35 (b. Nov 1865 in MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, May E. Steel, age 24 (b. Aug 1876 in MI; father b. England; mother b. NYS), who had had 2 children, 1 of whom was still alive; and son, Earl R. Steel, age less than 1 months (b. May 1900 in MI; parents b. MI).

 

1910 US Census: Harve Steele, age 44 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 15 years, Elisebeth M. Steele, age 33 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 2 children, 1 of whom was still alive; and son, Earl R. Steele, age 9 (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1920 US Census: Harvey Steel, age 54 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, May E. Steel, age 43 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. NYS); son, Earl R. Steel, age 19 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a farm laborer on the home farm; and sister-in-law, Lillian E. Partlo, age 53 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. NYS), single, and not employed.

 

1930 US Census: Harvey Steele, age 64 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Akron, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his son, Earl R. Steele, age 29 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farm laborer, who married 1st at age 27; daughter-in-law, Eva J. Steele, age 25 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 22; and granddaughter, Edla Mae Steele, age 1 year and 6 months (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Harvey Steele, age 75 (b. MI), with no record of employment, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Akron, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had no formal education, and his residence was valued at $700.  The household also included his wife, Mavina Steele, age 76 (b. MI), who had completed 6th grade.  On 1 April 1935 they resided elsewhere in rural Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

At age 28, while a resident of Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, Harvey Steele married (1st) Elizabeth May Partlow "May" (b. abt 1877 in MI), age 17 and a resident of Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, daughter of William and Elizabeth O. (Cranston) Partlow (b. abt 1877 in MI), on 6 June 1894 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (witnessed by M. E. Steele) and had the following children:

 

[1] Son: Born 28 February 1898 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died the same day.

 

[2] Earl Robert Steele: Born 16 May 1900 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there 23 May 1972; interred there in Demorest Cemetery.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Earl Robert Steele, age 18 (b. 16 May 1900) and employed as a farmer, resided with his parents at Unionville, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He designated his father, Harvey Steele, as his nearest relative.

 

1940 US Census: Earl R. Steele, age 39 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Main Street in the Village of Akron, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 7th grade.  His residence was valued at $8,000.  The household also included his wife, Eva J. Steele, age 35 (b. MI) and had completed 8th grade; daughter, Edlamae Steele, age 11 (b. MI); son, Robert E. Steele, age 5 (b. MI); daughter, Marlene J. Steele, age 4 (b. MI); and Clarence A. Church, age 42 (b. US).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

Earl Steele married, as her 1st husband, Eva Jean Hart (b. 1 Nov 1904 at Attica, Lapeer Co., MI, d. Saturday, 19 Feb 2000, age 95, at Tuscola County Medical Care, Caro, Tuscola Co., MI; interred with Earl), daughter of Fred and Edla (Lloyd) Hart, on 16 June 1927 in Elmira Township, Otsego County, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Edla Mae Steele: Born 29 October 1928 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 30 January 2005, age 77, at Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan; interred Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery, Sebewaing, Huron County, Michigan.  Employed as a cook.   Married (perhaps 1st) (?) Ertel and perhaps had the following children: (order uncertain; note: Edla's obit is somewhat ambiguous)

 

{1. Anita/Ana Garses Ertel: Born 1960.

 

{2. Faye L. Ertel: Born 1961.  Married Ken Errer.

 

{3. Timothy Lee Ertel: Born 1960.

 

Married (perhaps 2nd) Arnold William Schlemmer.

 

[b] Lawrence Merwin Steele: Born 14 March 1931 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there Sunday, 29 March 1936 in a tragic accident (crushed by a milk truck's tire when, unknown to the driver, Lawrence climbed onto the truck's passenger-side running board and fell off when the truck started to move, right into the path of the tire); interred there in Demorest Cemetery.

 

[c] Robert E. Steele: Born about 1935 in Michigan.  Married Ruby (?).

 

[d] Marlene Jaclyn Steele: Born 22 February 1936 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 14 May 2002, age 66, at Bay Medical Center; interred Demorest Cemetery.  Married Larry Norrington on 4 June 1955 and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{1. Michael Norrington: Married Gayle (?).

 

{2. Cindy Norrington: Married James Gremel.

 

{3. Teresa Norrington: Died 2 Aug 1987.  Married (?) Frederick.

 

[e] Carolyn Elaine Steele: Born 30 September 1940.  Married (1st) Ralph "Rusty"  Leonard Ludwig.  Married (2nd) (?) Janke.

 

[f] Pauline Sharon Steele: Born 9 November 1942.  Married (?) Ball.

 

Following Earl's death, Eva Jean (Hart) Steele married (2nd) Russell Luther (d. 1997) at Hale, Plainfield Township, Iosco County, Michigan.

 

Harvey Steele married (2nd) Mavina (?) (b. abt 1864 in MI).

 

[f. Orrin N. Steele: Born February 1868 in Michigan.  Died 13 January 1892, age 23 years, 11 months and single, from complications of eupipelas [perhaps erysipelas, which is a skin infection] in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred there in Brookside Cemetery.  Employed as a farmer.

 

[g. Edward Steele: Born 16 February 1868 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Perhaps died young.

 

[h. Hubert/Herbert Eugene Steele: (gravestone: Herbert E. Steele) Born 1 November 1870 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 29 October 1910; interred Demorest Cemetrey, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Herbet E. Steel, age 29 (b. Nov 1870 in MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 2 years, Elizebath Steel, age 30 (b. (?) 1869 in OH; parents b. Germany), who had had 1 child, still alive; and son, Johnie E. Steel, age 10 months (b. Jul 1899 in MI).

 

1910 US Census: Herbert Steel, age 39 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 12 years, Elizabeth Steel, age 41 (b. OH; parents b. Germany), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; son, John E. Steel, age 10 (b. MI); and son, Theron D. Steel, age 7 (b. MI).  Of interest, the household headed by his step-mother, Mary Steel, age 53 (b. Canada), was enumerated close by on the same census page.  That household included Herbert's step-brother, Robert M. [for McCoy; see [l., below] Steele, age 23 (b. MI) and employed as farm laborer.

 

1920 US Census: Charles Smith, age 57 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laborer for the rail road, was heading a household in the Village of Akron, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Smith, age 53 (b. OH; parents b. Germany); and step-son, Theron Steele, age 17 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. OH), single, and not employed.

 

1930 US Census: Elizabeth Smith, age 61 (b. OH) and Charles Smith, age 67 (b. NYS) resided in the household headed by Elizabeth's son, Theron D. Steele, age 27 (b. MI) and employed as a laborer on a road gang, in the Village of Akron, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Charles Smith, age 79 (b. NYS), with no record of employment, was heading a household in the Village of Akron, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 3rd grade, and his residence was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Smith, age 72 (b. OH), who had completed 4th grade; step-son, Theron D. Steele, age 38 (b. MI) and employed as proprietor of a feed and bean mill, who had completed 7th grade; daughter-in-law, Emma M. Steele, age 37 (b. MI), who had completed 7th grade; granddaughter, Elizabeth M. Steele, age 17 (b. MI), single, and employed as a newspaper carrier, who had completed 3 years of high school; grandson, Charles T. Steele, age 16 (b. MI) and employed as a newspaper carrier, who had completed 1 year of high school; granddaughter, Emogene Steele, age 13 (b. MI); grandson, Glendale Steele, age 9 (b. MI); granddaughter, Joyce M. Steele, age 7 (b. MI); and granddaughter, Joan B. Steele, age 2 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

At age 28 Hubert Steele married Elizabeth Mary Westphall (b. 30 May 1872 at Port Washington, Tuscarawas Co., OH, d. 28 Dec 1958 in Akron Twp, Tuscola Co., MI), age 28, daughter of John, Jr. (b. 1843, d. 1926) and Wilhelmina Amanda (Sindlinger) Westphall (b. 1839, d. 1877), on 25 August 1898 (license issued same day) (note: Theron's mother's name is recorded on the wrong line (above) of the state marriage record).  Theron and Elizabeth had the following children:

 

[1] John Eugene Steele: Born 15 July 1899 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 6 October 1918, apparently while serving in the US Army at Fort Screven, Tybee Island, South Carolina.

 

[2] Theron Doyle Steele: Born 16 July 1902 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there 20 January 1985; interred there in Demorest Cemetery.

 

1920 US Census: Theron Steele, age 17 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. OH) resided in the household headed by his step-father, Charles Smith, age 57, in the Village of Akron, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: Theron D. Steele, age 27 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. OH) and employed as  laborer in a road gang, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 19, and his residence was valued at $650.  The household also included his wife, Emma M. Steele, age 26 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. OH), who married 1st at age 18; daughter, Elizabeth M. Steele, age 7 (b. MI; parents b. MI); son, Charles T. Steele, age 6 (b. MI; parents b. MI); daughter, Emogene Steele, age 3 years and 4 months (b. MI; parents b. MI); mother, Elizabeth Smith, age  61 (b. OH; parents b. Germany), who married 1st at age 28; and father, Charles Smith, age 67 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 49.

 

1940 US Census: Theron D. Steele, age 38 (b. MI) and his family resided in the household headed by his step-father, Charles Smith, age 79 (b. NYS) in the Village of Akron, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

At age 19 Theron Steele married Emma Matilda Zimmer (b. 1903 at Unionville, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 13 May 1975; interred with Theron), age 18, daughter of Alfred Zimmer, on 29 July 1921 (license issued 18 Jul 1921) in Blumfield Township, Saginaw County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a] Elizabeth "Susie" Mae Steele: Born 13 May 1922 in Michigan.  Died ; interred Demorest Cemetery, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Jacob "Jake" Dewald, Jr. (b. 4 Aug 1918, d. 26 May 2003; interred with Elizabeth), son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Stengal) Dewald, on 27 November 1948.  Apparently, no children.

 

[b] Charles T. Steele: Born 23 February/15 June 1924 in Michigan.  Died 12 September 2005, age 81.  Employed as a maintenance worker.

 

[c] Emmajean/Emogene Steele: Born 24 December 1926 in Michigan.  Died ; interred Demorest Cemetery, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Leroy A. Roller (b. 26 May 1923 in Tuscola Co., MI, d. 9 Nov 1988, age 65, at Bay City, Bay Co., MI; interred with Emmajean), son of Henry and Rosa (?) Roller, in 1949 at Unionville, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following daughter:

 

{1. Beth Roller: Married Arthur Parzych of Tapiola, Houghton County, Michigan and had the following son:

 

{a. Timothy Parzych.

 

[d] Glen Dale Steele: Born 18 May/15 June 1930 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there 3 August 2017, age 87 at Bay Medical Center, Bay City, Bay County, Michigan; remains were cremated.  Married (?) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{1. Peggy Ann Steele: Married Ralph Brandle.

 

{2. Glen Dale Steel, II: Married Janelle (?).

 

{3. David Theron Steele: Married Suzanne (?).

 

{4. Rachel Lynn Steele: Married David Ruppal.

 

{5. Michael James Steele.

 

[e] Joyce Marie Steele: Born 17 September 1932 in Michigan.  Married James Thomas McCann, Jr. (b. 20 Jul 1931, d. 19 Apr 2009; interred Demorest Cemetery, Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[f] JoAnn/Joan Betty Steele: Born 17 August 1937 in Michigan.  Married Dale A. Van Every.

 

Elizabeth (Westphall) Steele married (2nd) Charles Smith (b. abt 1863 in NYS).

 

[i. David Franklin Steele, Jr.: Born 9 June 1873 in Fairgrove/Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (also seen: b. Akron, Tuscola Co., MI).  Died 7 September 1943 in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; interred Arlington Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

 

1900 US Census: David Steel, age 25 (b. Jun 1874 in MI; father b. England; mother b. Scotland) and employed as a blacksmith, was heading a household in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 9 years, Rachel Steel, age 23 (b. Nov 1876 in MI; father b. Ireland; mother b. MI), who had had 1 child, still alive; and son, Neal Steel, age 8 (b. Jan 1892 in MI; parents b. MI).

 

1900 US Census: Hattie Wilson resided at Wood, Wood County, Wisconsin.

 

1902 Register of US Army Enlistments: David F. Steele, age 28 years and 8 months (b. Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI) and employed as a blacksmith, enlisted (2nd) in Company J? of the 4th Michigan Cavalry Regiment on 14 Feb 1902 at Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan (discharged 12 Dec 1902).  Had previously enlisted in Company E of the 33rd Michigan Regiment (discharged 22 Dec 1898).

 

1905 WI Census: David Steel, age 31 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a blacksmith, was heading a household in the City of Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Hettie Steel, age 23 (b. WI; father b. MI; mother b. WI) and employed doing house work; and son, Glendon Steel, age 1 (b. WI; father b. MI; mother b. WI).

 

1910 US Census: David F. Steele, age 34 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Brockway Township, Jackson, Wisconsin.  He had been married once. [appears it should be 3 times] The household also included his wife of 6 years, Hettie L. J. Steele, age 27 (b. WI; father b. WI; mother b. MI), who had been married once and had had 4 children, all still alive; son, Glendon D. Steele, age 5 (b. WI); son, Lawrence Steele, age 4 (b. WI); son, Leo D. Steele, age 3 (b. WI); and son, Muriel F. Steele, age 1 year and 7 months (b. WI).

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: David Franklin Steele, age 44 (9 Jun 1874) and employed as a blacksmith for A. J. Kaistner of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, resided with Hettie Steele at #2 30th Street in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

 

1920 US Census: David Steele, age 45 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a blacksmith for an electric company, was heading a household at 3006 Park Hill Avenue in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Hettie Steele, age 36 (b. WI; father b. IL; mother b. MI); son, Glendon Steele, age 15 (b. WI); son, Laurence Steele, age 14 (b. WI); son, Leo Steele, age 13 (b. WI); son, Meryle Steele, age 11 (b. WI); son, Ormal Steele, age 8 (b. WI); daughter, Opal Steele, age 8 (b. WI); daughter, Beatrice Steele, age 7 (b. WI); daughter, Eva Steele, age 5 (b. WI); son, Bernard Steele, age 4 years and 0 months (b. WI); and brother-in-law, Noble Wilson, age 20 (b. WI).

 

1930 US Census: David Steele, age 54 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a blacksmith for an electric Ry? (company?), was heading a household at 925 56th Street in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  He married 1st at age 29 [should be age 20], and his residence was valued at $6,000.  The household also included his wife, Hettie Steele, age 47 (b. WI; father b. IL; mother b. MI), who married 1st at age 20; son, Lawrence Steele, age 26 (b. WI), single, and employed as a truck driver for an electric company; son, Leon Steele, age 23 (b. WI), single, and employed as foreman for an electric company; son, Murdel Steele, age 21 year and 4 months (b. WI), single, and employed as a truck driver for an electric company; son, Ormal Steele, age 18 years and 6 months (b. WI), single, and employed as a truck driver for an electric company; daughter, Opal Steele, age 18 years and 6 months (b. WI), single, and ; daughter, Beatrice Steele, age 17 years and 2 months (b. WI), single and ; daughter, Eva Steele, age 15 years and 4 months (b. WI); and son, Bernard Steele, age 13 years and 6 months (b. WI). (enumerated 27 Apr 1930)

 

1940 US Census: David Steele, age 65 (b. MI), with no occupation recorded, was heading a household at 2513 North 56th Street in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  He had completed 6th grade, and his residence was valued at $4,500.  The household also included his wife, Hettie Steele, age 56 (b. WI), who had completed 8th grade; son, Lawrence Steele, age 34 (b. WI), single, and employed as assistant pump operator for a city filtration plant, who had completed 2 years of high school; son, Merle Steele, age 31 (b. WI), single, and employed as a maltaker for a malt manufacturing company, who had completed 1 year of high school; and daughter, Eva Steele, age 23 (b. WI), single, and employed as a clerk for a department store, who had completed 4 years of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 20, while a resident of Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, David Steele married Rachael Francis (b. abt 1875), age 17 and a resident of Akron Township, Tuscola County, daughter of John and "Miss" (Davis) Francis, on 3 December 1892 (license issued 2 Dec 1892; witnessed by Harriet Davis) in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan; apparently divorced.  David and Rachel had the following son:

 

[1] Neal/Neil Steele: Born 1 June 1893 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1910 US Census: Harriet Francis, age 67 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA), widowed, and not employed, who had had 6 children, 4 of whom were still alive, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included her grandson, Neil Steel, age 17 (b. MI), single, and employed as a day laborer doing day work.

 

1920 US Census: Neil Steele, age 28 (b. MI; parents b. MI), married, and employed as a laborer, was a prisoner in the County Jail on Court Street in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: No record found. 

 

At age 21 Neal Steele married Carrie Arnold (b. abt 1892 at Bay City, Bay Co., MI), age 20, daughter of John and Addie (Grime) Arnold, on 24 August 1912 (license issued same day) at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan. 

 

At age 28, while employed as a blacksmith at Caro, Michigan, David Steele married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, his ex-wife, Rachael (Francis) Steele (b. Fairgrove, MI), age 22 and a resident of Akron, Michigan, daughter of John and Harriet (Davis) Francis, on 4 June 1899 (license issued 3 Jun 1899) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

David Steele married (3rd) Hattie "Ettie" Wilson (b. 21 Apr 1883 in WI, d. there 25 Feb 1962; interred with David), daughter of Leslie Delos (b. 1855, d. 1937) and Zubia Elizabeth (Mathews) Wilson (b. 1862, d. 1930), and had the following children:

 

[2] Glendon "Glen" Delos Steele: Born 16 Jul 1904 at Mellen, Ashland County, Wisconsin.  Died 7 June 1987, age 83, at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; interred Arlington Park Cemetery, Greenfield, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

 

1930 US Census: Glenn D. Steele, age 25 (b. WI; father b. MI; mother b. WI) and employed as a receiving clerk for the TMERL Electric Railway, was heading a household at 774 26th Avenue in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  He married 1st at age 25.  The household also included his wife, Florence S. Steele, age 22 (b. WI; father b. WI; mother b. Germany) and employed as a healier gen? for the Mejo? Shoe Company, who married 1st at age 22.

 

1940 US Census: Glen Steele, age 35 (b. WI) and employed as foreman for an electric company, resided with his wife, Florence Steele, age 32 (b. WI), in the household headed by Florence's mother, Anna Pagelsdorf, age 60 (b. Germany) and widowed, at 1962 South 32nd Street in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  Glen had completed 2 years of high school, and Florence had completed 1 year of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Glen Steele married, Florence Selma Ida Lattsch (b. 9 Sep 1907 in Milwaukee Co., WI, d. there 7 Aug 1999; interred with Glen), step-daughter of Emile and Anna (?) Pagelsdorf, about 1930 in Wisconsin.

 

[3] Laurence Steele: Born 22 September 1905 at Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin.  Died 31 July 1975, age 69, at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; interred there in Arlington Park Cemetery.  Perhaps never married.

 

[4] Leon/Leo David Steele: Born 10 March 1907 at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  Died 5 January 2007.  Married Irma (?) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Gerald Steele: Married Cathy (?). 

 

[b] Judith Steele: Married (?) Stanzer.

 

[5] Merle F. Steele: Born 15 September 1908 in Wisconsin.  Died 25 July 2003; interred New Richmond Cemetery, New Richmond Township, St. Croix County, Wisconsin.  Married Helen L. (?) (b. 1915, d. 1994; interred with Mereyle).

 

[6] Ormal Ross Steele: Twin.  Born 30 July 1911 in Wisconsin.  Died 30 March 2006 in Sussex Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin; interred Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin.

 

Ormal Steele married Josephine Barylski (b. 19 Nov 1918, d. 2 Jan 1997 at Sun Prairie, Dane Co., WI; interred with Ormal) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Richard Ross Steele: Born 16 May 1938 at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  Died 21 June 2000, age 62.  Married Dianne Catherine Werner and had the following children:

 

{1. Pamela Dee Steele: Married (?) Geishirt and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

{a. Joshua Geishirt.

 

{b. Lisa Geishirt.

 

{c. Amber Dee Geishirt.

 

{2. Wendy Sue Steele: Married Michael Motl and had the following children:

 

{a. Travis Motl.

 

{b. Ryan Motl.

 

{c. Casey Motl.

 

{3. Kathy Anne Steele: Married Jason Olson.

 

[b] Penny Steele: Married Gary Olson.

 

[7] Opal Steele: Twin.  Born about 1912 in Wisconsin.  No clear record found after 1930, when Opal was age 18 and resided with her parents and siblings at 925 56th Street in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

 

[8] Beatrice Steele: Born about 1913 in Wisconsin.  No clear record found after 1930, when Beatrice was age 17 and resided with her parents and siblings at 925 56th Street in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

 

[9] Eva Hettie Steele: Born about 1915 in Wisconsin.  Died 1 February 1997, age 82.  Married Edmund S. Hauke and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Elaine Hauke: Married Donald Welsh.

 

[b] Marcia Hauke: Married Dennis Burkart.

 

[c] Diane Hauke: Married Roy Lyman.

 

[d] David Hauke.

 

[e] Joanne Hauke.

 

[10] Bernard Steele: Born 18 January 1916 in Wisconsin.  Died 11 December 1989 at Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

 

1940 US Census: Of possible interest, Elizabeth Clark, age 59 (b. WI) and widowed, was heading a household at 1321 North 16th Street in the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  She had completed 7th grade.  The household also included her grandson, Bernard Steele, age 24 (b. WI) and employed as an electric welder in a millwright shop, who had completed 2 years of high school; and granddaughter, Delores Steele, age 22 (b. WI), with no record of employment, who had completed 2 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 Elizabeth resided in the same house.  Bernard and Delores resided elsewhere in the same city.

 

[11] Esther M. Steele: Born 24 February 1922 in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  Died there 10 November 1991, age 69; interred Arlington Park Cemetery, Greenfield Township, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

 

David Franklin Steele, Sr. married (2nd) Maryette/Margrette "Mary" E. (Nutt) McCoy (b. 8 Jun 1856 at Norwich, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada, d. 24 Oct 1914, age 58 yrs, 4 mos., 16 days, from complications of pulmonary edema, in Juniata Twp, Tuscola Co., MI; interred with David), daughter of Robert Isaac (b. 1823 in Floyd Twp, Oneida Co, NY, d. 11 Dec 1864) and Mary (Nichols) Nutt (b. 1835 at Burgesville, Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada, d. 1905), on 18 October 1899 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Mary and her 1st husband, Arnold McCoy (b. OH), had the following children:

 

[j. Elmer McCoy: Born 1880 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 1881.

 

[k. Mary C. McCoy: Born 29 May 1882 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Mary McCoy, age 18 (b. May 1882 in MI), single, and employed as a servant, resided in the household headed by Nicolas Hile, age 46 (b. Mar 1854 in NY; parents b. NYS) in Juniata Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, who had been married 27 years and had had 3 children, all still alive.  That household also included Dellebert Hile, age 25 (b. Jul 1874 in MI; parents b. NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1910 US Census: Orlan A. Hile, age 34 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Juniata Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 9 years, Mary C. Hile, age 27 (b. MI; parents birth location unknown), who had been married once and had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Valdin Hile, age 7 (b. MI); daughter, Lily B. Hile, age 5 (b. MI); and son, Floyd R. Hile, age 2 (b. MI).

 

1920 US Census: O. Delbert Hile, age 45 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Juniata Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Mary C. Hile, age 38 (b. MI; parents birth location unknown); son, Belden Hile, age 17 (b. MI) single, and employed as a laborer at home; daughter, Lillie B. Hile, age 15 (b. MI); son, Floyd Hile, age 12 (b. MI); and daughter, Hazel Hile, age 9 (b. MI).

 

1920 US Census: Abraham Bechtel, age 50 (b. Canada; parents b. PA) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He immigrated to the US in 1886 and became a naturalized citizen in 1900.  The household also included his son, Rutherford S. Bechtel, age 20 (b. MI; father b. Canada; mother b. MI); and daughter, Dorthy E. Bechtel, age 11 (b. MI; father b. Canada; mother b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Abraham Bechtel, age 61 (b. Canada; parents b. Canada) and a salesman for an oil and gas company, was heading a household on Millwood Street in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He immigrated to the US in 1875, married 1st at age 21, and his residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Mary Bechtel, age 47 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 18; and step-daughter, Hazel Hile [surname lined through, as if on 2nd thought she preferred Hazel Bechtel], age 19 (b. MI), single, and not employed.

 

1940 US Census: Abraham Bechtel, age 71 (b. Canada) and divorced, resided in the household headed by his son-in-law, Chester Baker, age 50 (b. OH) and employed as a mechanic for a laundry, at Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

Mary McCoy married (1st) A./Orlan Delbert Hile (b.  about 1901 and had the following children:

 

[1] Valdin/Belden Hile: Born about 1903 in Michigan.

 

[2] Lillie B. Hile: Born about 1905 in Michigan.

 

[3] Floyd R. Hile: Born about 1908 in Michigan.

 

[4] Hazel Hile: Born about 1911 in Michigan.

 

At age 41, while a resident of Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan, Mary C. (McCoy) Hile married (2nd), as his 3rd wife, Abraham Bechtel (b. abt 1869 in Ontario, Canada; immigrated to the US in 1875; d. 17 Jun 1940 at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI; interred Almer Twp. Cem., Caro, Tuscola Co., MI), age 54 and also a resident of Caro, Michigan, son of Noah and Fannie (Wideman) Bechtel, on 31 October 1923 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan; divorced after 1930.

 

At age 25 Abraham Bechtel had married (1st) Charlotte Ann Dart, age 18, daughter of George and (?) Dart, on 29 November 1894 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  At age 50 Abraham Bechtel had married (2nd) Eva L. (Lavalley) Culbert, age 43, daughter of Orlando and Hannah (Titus) Lavalley, on 4 September 1919 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[l. Robert Alexander McCoy: Born 6 October 1886 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 16 July 1967 in Tuscola County, Michigan; interred there in Demorest Cemetery.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Robert A. McCoy, age 33 (b. 6 Oct 1885) and employed as an elevator laborer for the Hess Elevator Company, resided with his wife, Maud McCoy, in Akron Township, Tuscula County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Robert A. McCoy, age 34 (b. MI; parents b. Canada) and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in the Village of Akron, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Maud McCoy, age 38 (b. MI; parents b. Canada) and employed as a bean picker.

 

1930 US Census: Robert A. McCoy, age 45 (b. MI; father b. Canada; mother b. OH) and employed as a trucker, was heading a household in the Village of Akron, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 27.  The household also included his wife, Maude McCoy, age 46 (b. MI; parents b. Canada), who married 1st at age 28.

 

1940 US Census: Robert A. McCoy, age 55 (b. MI) and employed as a Town Marshall, was heading a household in the Village of Akron, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 7th grade, and his residence was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Maude McCoy, age 58 (b. MI), who had completed 4th grade; and father-in-law, Wesley C. Sellers, age 85 (b. Canada) and widowed, who had completed 2nd grade.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

At age 27 Robert McCoy married, as her 2nd husband, Maud (Sellers) Somerville (b. 1881 in Akron Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 14 Feb 1960 in MI; interred with Robert), age 30, Wesley and Bertha (Coons) Sellers, on 25 December 1912 (license issued 24 Dec 1912) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  At age 16 Maud had married (1st) Austin Somerville (b. 7 Jun 1873 in Akron Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 10 Jun 1900, abt age 26, at West Bay, Bay Co., MI), age 23, son of Thomas and Maria (Preston) Somerville, on 19 May 1897 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Apparently no children from either marriage.

 

At age 54 Mary E. (Nutt)(McCoy) Steele (who reported she was b. Akron, Tuscola Co., MI) married (3rd), as his 2nd wife, Philip O. Coons (b. abt 1849 in Iroquois, Ontario, Canada, age 61 and employed as a millwright, son of Reuben and Mary Ann (Barreager) Coons, on 30 June 1910 (license issued 29 Jun 1910) in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

Michael and Sophronia (Spaulding)(Surdam) Buchanan had the following children:

 

[7. Ida May Buchanan: Born June 1864 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 27 August 1913 at Elkland, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Charles Warn, age 44 (b. Mary 1856 in MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Cass City, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Ida Warn, age 34 (b. Jun 1865 in MI; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Charles H. Warn, age 15 (b. Jul 1884 in MI); and daughter, Grace I. Warn, age 13 (b. Jul 1886 in MI).

 

1910 US Census: Charles Warn, age 53 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. US) and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs, was heading a household on 3rd Street in the Village of Cass City, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 27 years, Ida Warn, age 44 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a laundress at home, who had been married once and had had 3 children, 2 of whom were still alive; and son, Charley Warn, Jr., age 25 (b. MI), single, and employed as a mason for a cement contractor.

 

1920 US Census: Charles Warren, age 63 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a laborer in an auto factory, resided in the household headed by his son-in-law, Frank Maridith [looks like Maridilt], age 34 (b. MI) in Flint Township, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

At age 18 Ida Buchanan married Charles Ebenezer Warn (b. 11 May 1856 in MI, d. 2 Jan 1928, age 72, at Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI), age 27, son of Ebenezer and Eliza (Oakley) Warn, on 20 December 1883 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Of interest, Ebenezer Warn married Ida's mother about 4.5 months after Ida married Charles.  Ida and Charles had the following children:

 

[a. Charles Henry Warn: Born 28 July 1884 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 30 January 1947, age 62, at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Novesta Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Apparently never married.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Charles Henry Warn, age 34 (b. 28 Jul 1884) and employed as a concrete finisher (mostly sidewalks), resided with his father, Charles E. Warn, at RD #8, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, who he named as his nearest relative.

 

1920 US Census: Charles Warren, age 35 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a cement worker on sidewalks, was heading a single-person household in Flint Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  Of interest, the household headed by his brother-in-law, Frank Maridith, age 34, was enumerated directly afterwards, and that household included his father, Charles Warren, age 63 (b. MI; parents b. MI), widowed, and employed as a laborer in an auto factory.

 

1930 US Census: Charles Warn, age 45 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), single, and employed as a mason in the building industry, was heading a single-person household on Brown Street Flint Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  His residence was valued at $500.

 

1942 WWII Draft Registration: Charles Henry Warn, age 57 (b. 28 Jul 1884 at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI) resided 1309 Knapp Avenue in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

[b. Grace Inza Warn: Born 10 July 1886 in Michigan.  Died 22 January 1951 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Bristol Cemetery, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

1910 US Census: Frances G. Meredith, age 24 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada, who immigrated to the US in 1845) and employed as a laborer doing odd jobs, was heading a household on Fourth Street in Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 5 years, Grace I. Meredith, age 23 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Leola W. Meredith, age 4 (b. MI); and daughter, Eva M. Meredith, age 2 months (b. MI).

 

1920 US Census: Frank Maridith [looks like Maridilt], age 34 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed on a drop forge in an auto factory, was heading a household in Flint Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Grace Maridith, age 33 (b. MI; parents b. MI); daughter, Leola Maridith, age 14 (b. MI); daughter, Eva Maridith, age 9 (b. MI); daughter, Frances Maridith, age 8 (b. MI); son, Charles Maridith, age 6 (b. MI); daughter, Ida C. Maridith, age 3 (b. MI); and father-in-law, Charles Warren, age 63 (b. MI), widowed, and employed as a laborer in an auto factory.  Of interest, the single-person household headed by his brother-in-law, Charles Warren, age 35 (b. MI) was enumerated directly before him.

 

1930 US Census: Frank G. Meredith, age 44 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a forger for an auto factory, was heading a household at 1326 Knapp Avenue in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 19, and his residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Grace Meredith, age 43 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 18; son, Charles R. Meredith, age 16 (b. MI); daughter, Ida C. Meredith, age 13 (b. MI); daughter, Theta M. Meredith, age 5 (b. MI); son-in-law, Clarence A. Sisson, age 24 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a cabinet maker in the furniture industry, who married 1st at age 22; and daughter, Frances G. Sisson, age 18 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 16.

 

1940 US Census: Frank Meredith, age 54 (b. MI) and employed as a maintenance man for the City Golf Course, was heading a household at 1326 Knapp Avenue in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  He had completed 2 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Grace Meredith, age 54 (b. MI), who had completed 2 years of high school; daughter, Ida Meredith, age 24 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; and daughter, Theta Meredith, age 15 (b. MI), who had completed 1 year of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

At age 18 Grace Warn married Francis "Frank" G. Meredith (b. 1885 in MI, d. 1951 in MI), age 19, son of Richard and Agnes (McClary) Meredith, on 8 December 1904 at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[1] Leola/Leona W. Meredith: Born 24 September 1905/04 at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 25 February 2000, age 94.

 

1930 US Census: Philipp E. Gage, age 35 (b. NH; parents b. NH) and employed as a representor? in the bullard industry, with marital status illegible, was heading a household at 647 Norton Street in Burton Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 24, and his residence was valued at $3,200.  The household also included his sister-in-law, Leola W. Gage, age 24 (b. MI) and divorced, who married 1st at age 17; and nephew, Robert C. Gage, age 2 years and 11 months.

 

1940 US Census: Philip E. Gage, age 44 (b. NH) and employed as a demonstrator for a tool company, was heading a household at 2232 Nolen Drive in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  He had completed 4 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $8,500.  The household also included his wife, Leola W. Gage, age 33 (b. MI), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Robert C. Gage, age 12 (b. MI); and son, Philip E. Gage, age 8 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided elsewhere in the same city.

 

At age 18, while a resident of Crawford County, Michigan, Leola Meredith married Clyde Harold Gage (b. 25 Jun 1899 at Orford, Grafton Co., NH), age 23, son of Everett D. and Nellie F. (Pebbles) Gage, on 4 December 1922 (license issued same day) at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; subsequently divorced.  Leola and Clyde had the following son:

 

[a] Robert C. Gage: Born about 1928 in Michigan.

 

At age 23 Leola W. (Meredith) Gage married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, her brother-in-law, Phillip Everett Gage (b. 17 Jul 1894 in NH), age 36, son of Everett D. and Nellie F. (Pebbles) Gage, on 25 August 1930 (license issued same day) in Lucas County, Ohio and had the following son:

 

[b] Philip E. Gage: Born about 1932 in Michigan.

 

Leola (Meredith) Gage married (3rd) John T. Ackerman, Jr. (b. 29 Mar 1899 in MI), son of John L. (b. MI) and Julia (?) Ackerman (b. OH).

 

[2] Eva M. Meredith: Born about 8 March 1910 in Michigan.  Died 29 October 1990, age 80; interred Bristol Cemetery, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

Eva Meredith married (?) Jones.

 

[3] Frances G. Meredith: Born 25 February 1912 at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 7 December 1939, age 27, at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred there in Bristol Cemetery.

 

1930 US Census: Frances G. Sisson, age 18 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 16, resided with her husband, Clarence A. Sisson, age 24 (b. MI; parents b. MI) in the household headed by her father, Frank G. Meredith, age 44 (b. MI; parents b. MI) at 1326 Knapp Avenue in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Clarence married 1st at age 22, and he was employed as a cabinet maker in the furniture industry.

 

1940 US Census: Clarence A. Sisson, age 34 (b. MI), widowed, and employed as a machine operator in an automobile plant, was heading a household at 1405 Nobles Avenue in Flint Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $1,200.  The household also included his daughter, Mary F. Sisson, age 2 (b. MI); and mother, Adelle M. Reynolds, age 66 (b. MI) and widowed, who had completed 8th grade.  Clarence and Mary resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  Adelle resided in Kent County, Michigan.

 

Frances Meredith married, as his 1st wife, Clarence A. Sisson (b. 2 Mar 1906 in MI, d. 7 May 1992, age 86, in Polk Co., FL) and had the following children:

 

[a] Child: Born and died 1936 as an infant.

 

[b] Mary F. Sisson: Born about 1938 in Michigan.

 

Clarence A. Sisson perhaps married (2nd) Lillian B. (?).

 

[4] Charles "Bud" Richard Meredith: Born 2 March/15 June 1914 at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 20 August 2007, age 93, at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Flushing City Cemetery, Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Charles R. Meredith, age 26 (b. MI) and employed as a truck driver for an automobile plant, was heading a household at 4026/4036 Hogarth Street in Flint Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  He had completed 2 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Jasmine C. Meredith, age 25 (b. Canada), who had completed 4 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 he resided in the same city; Jasmine resided in Oakland County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Raymond Potter, age 29 (b. OH) and employed as a gas station attendant, was heading a household at 4046 Herrick Avenue in Flint Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  He had completed 7th grade, and his residence was valued at $500.  The household also included his wife, Blanche L. Potter, age 22 (b. MI), who had completed 7th grade; daughter, Evelyn F. Potter, age 7 (b. MI); daughter, Patricia M. Potter, age 6 (b. MI); and son, Laverne R. Potter, age 5 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same township.

 

Charles Richard Meredith married (1st) Jasmine C. (?) (b. abt 1915 in Canada).

 

 Charles Meredith married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Blanche Laverne (Fairbanks) Potter (b. 4 Apr 1918 in MI, d. 6 Dec 2000, age 82, in MI; interred with Charles), daughter of Riley and Lucretia (Horner) Fairbanks.  Blanche had married (1st) Raymond Potter (b. abt 1911 in OH) and had the following children:

 

[a] Evelyn Fern Potter: Born 17 May 1932 at Flushing, Genesee County, Michigan.  Died 3 November 2008.  Married (?) Jones and had the following children:

 

{1. Carole Jones: Married Leonard Franzel.

 

{2. Michael Jones.

 

{3. Cindy Jones: Married Greg Myers.

 

{4. Roy Jones.

 

[b] Patricia "Pat" Marie Potter: Born 15 July 1933 in Durand, Shiawassee County, Michigan.  Died 8 February 2004, age 70, at Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.  Married (1st) Lester "Les" Black and had the following children: (speculative; order uncertain)

 

{1. Marie Black: Married Garry Wilhelm.

 

{2. Donna Black: Married Rick Baumchen.

 

{3. Raymond Black: Married Pam Smith.

 

{4. Dean Black: Married Shari (?).

 

{5. Mary C. Black: Married Art Jacobs.

 

{6. Sonja Black: Married (?) Everett.

 

{7. Leann Black.

 

Patricia (Potter) Black married (2nd) (?) Smith.

 

[c] LaVerne R. Potter: (male) Born 30 November 1934 in Michigan.  Died 4 January 2014, age 79, at Corunna, Shiawassee County, Michigan; interred Yerian Cemetery, Durand, Shiawassee County, Michigan.  Married Delores Iser on 25 June 1955 and had the following children:

 

{1. Terry Lynn Potter: (female) Married (?) Rushing.

 

{2. Bryan LaVerne Potter: Born 1962.

 

{3. Kelli Potter: Married (?) Abuan.

 

{4. Thelma Dolores Potter.

 

Charles and Blanche (Fairbanks)(Potter) Meredith had the following children:

 

[d] Barbara Meredith: Married (?) Nielson.

 

[e] Darrell Meredith.

 

[f] Linda Meredith: Married (?) Athey.

 

[5] Ida C. Meredith: Born 29 August 1916 in Michigan.  Died 13 October 1980 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Married Carl Frederick Gunther, Jr. (b. 7 Dec 1915 in IN, d. 20 Aug 1980 at Flint, Genesee Co., MI), son of Carl Frederick (b. IN) and Winnifred (?) Gunther (b. 23 Jul 1891 in IN), and had at least the following son:

 

[a] David Jonathan Gunther: Born 21 June 1946 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Died 13 April 1947 at Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan.

 

[6] Theta M. Meredith: Born about 1925 in Michigan.  Married D. J. Mead.

 

[7] Donna J. Meredith: Born 28 December 1927 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Died there 25 February 1929, age 1; interred there in Bristol Cemetery.

 

[c. (?) Warn: Died young, before 1900.

 

[8. Ira Henry Buchanan: Born 15 February 1869 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 10 March 1941 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Brookside Cemetery, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Ira Buchannon, age 30 (b. Feb 1870 in MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Lydia M. Buchannon, age 25 (b. Nov 1875 in MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), who had had 3 children, 1 of whom is still alive; daughter, Nettie L. Buchannon, age 1 (b. Apr 1899 in MI); sister-in-law, Ruth S. [Bussin] Henry, age 22 (b. Mar 1878 in MI); and brother-in-law, James E. Henry, age 28 (b. Aug 1871 in MI).

 

1910 US Census: Ira Beushanan, age 40 (b. MI; father b. Scotland; mother b. MI) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 17 years, Lyddy Beushanan, age 34 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI), who had been married once and had had 5 children, 3 of whom were still alive; daughter, Nettie Beushanan, age 11 (b. MI); daughter, Vernetty Beushanan, age 8 (b. MI); and daughter, Gladdis Beushanan, age 5 (b. MI).

 

1920 US Census: Ira Bucommon, age 50 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a carpenter for an auto factory, was heading a household in the Flint Township, Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Lydia Bucommon, age 42 (b. MI); daughter, Nettie Martin [surname lined out], age 20 (b. MI), divorced, and not employed; and daughter, Gladys Bucommon, age 15 (b. MI) and not employed.

 

1930 US Census: Ira Buchanan, age 59 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. IL) and not employed, was heading a household at 1309 Knapp Avenue in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 24, and his residence was valued at $2,000.  The household also included his wife, Lydia Buchanan, age 45 (b. MI; father b. IN; mother b. MI) and employed as an inspector in an auto factory, who married 1st at age 18; and granddaughter, Glenedene Swartz, age 8 (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: I. Henry Buchanan, age 73 (b. MI) and widowed, with no record of employment, was heading a single-person household at 1309 Knapp Avenue in the City of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  His residence was valued at $800, and he had completed 6th grade.  On 1 April 1935 he reside in the same house.

 

At age 24 Ira Buchanan married Lydia "Liddie" Mary Bussing (b. 13/23 Nov 1875 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 20 Sep 1938 at Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI; interred with Ira), age 17, daughter of David William and Frances Ann (Cranston) Bussing, on 21 September 1893 (license issued 19 Sep 1893) at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a. Child: Died before 1900.

 

[b. Child: Died before 1900.

 

[c. Nettie L. Buchanan: Born 26 April 1899 in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (also seen: b. Fairview, Comins Twp, Oscoda Co., MI).  Died 19 February 1928 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

At age 17, while a resident of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, Nettie Buchanan married (1st) Elmer J. Martin (b. abt 1896 in Allegan Co., MI), age 21 and also a resident of Flint, son of Charles K. and Katherine (Tarnis) Martin, on 11 March 1917 (license issued 10 Mar 1917) at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan (witnessed by Nettie's sister, Verneta Buchanan).

 

At age 21 Nettie (Buchanan) Martin married (2nd) Harry Crossman (b. abt 1883 at Davison, Genesee Co., MI), age 38, son of Harry and Sarah (Anderson) Crossman, on 8 June 1921 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

At age 24, while a resident of Cheboygan County, Michigan, Nettie (Buchanan)(Martin) Crossman married (3rd), as his 3rd wife, John Bannon (b. abt 1875 in OH), age 48 and also a resident of Cheboygan County, son of William and Julia Ann (Kesler) Bannon, on 20 June 1923 (license issued same day) at Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan.

 

[d. Verneta Buchanan: Born about 1902 in Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

At age 17, while a resident of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, Verneta Buchanan married Henry J. Swartz (b. abt 1896 at Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI), age 23 and also a resident of Flint, son of Walter and Minnie (Tunis) Swartz, on 5 April 1919 (license issued 3 Apr 1919) at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Glenedene Swartz: Born about 1932 in Michigan.

 

[e. Gladys Dorothea Buchanan: Born 23 May 1905 at Akron, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 5 January 1981 at Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York; interred Demorest Cemetery, Akron, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

At age 18, while a resident of Akron, Tuscola County, Michigan, Gladys Buchanan married (1st), as his 2nd wife, Julius Jackson Gaddy "Jack"/"John" (b. 11 Jan 1887 at Candler, Buncombe Co., NC (also seen: b. abt 1891 in SC), d. 11 Jan 1940 at Flint, Genesee Co., MI), age 32 and a resident of Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, son of Charles Monroe and Sarah Jane (McMahan) Gaddy "Jane", on 23 September 1923 (license issued same day) at Akron, Tuscola County, Michigan (witnessed by her sister, Mrs. Nettie Crossman of Flint); divorced in the late 1930s.  Julius had married (1st) Dorothy Fox about 1907 and had the following children: (order uncertain) and had 6 children, including:

 

[1] Leola Della Mae Gaddy: Born 8 September 1908 at West Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.  Died 19 February 1953 at Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri; interred there in Mount Zion Cemetery.  Married Earl Patrick Vincent (b. 17 Sep 1897 in Wayne Co., MO, d. 28 Mar 1963 at Qulin, Butler Co., MO), son of David Granville and Eliza (Robinson) Vincent, on 5 November 1924 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Dorothea Vincent.

 

[b] Virgil Vincent.

 

[c] James "Jimmie" Vincent.

 

[d] Carl Vincent.

 

[e] John Vincent.

 

[f] Florea Vincent.

 

[2] Charles Gaddy.

 

[3] Raymond Albert Gaddy "Roy": Born 7 June 1913 at Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina.  Died 25 March 1993 at Clio, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Crestwood Memorial Gardens, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan.  Married (1st) Elena (?) in Guatemala; subsequently divorced. (2nd) Ethel "Mickey" A. Underwood (b. 3 Oct 1920 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL, d. 28 Nov 1997 at Clio, Genesee Co., MI; interred with Raymond), daughter of Eckford and Queen (Edmonds) Underwood, on 10 November 1945 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; no children.

 

[4] Betty Gaddy.

 

[5] Harold Gaddy.

 

Julius and Gladys (Buchanan) Gaddy had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[6] Dorothy Gaddy: Died as an infant.

 

[7] Bonnie Gaddy.

 

[8] John Gaddy.

 

[9] Donna Gaddy.

 

[10] Donald "Don" Lee Roy Gaddy: Born 19 September 1933 at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.  Died 3 July 2007 from complications of lung cancer at Dansville, Livingston County, New York; interred Mount Vernon Evergreen Cemetery, Springwater, Livingston County, New York.  Married (1st) Barbara Irene Curtis (b. 26 Nov 1936, d. 3 Nov 2004; interred with Donald) on 4 December 1955 and had the following children:

 

[a] Michael Gaddy.

 

[b] Betty Gaddy.

 

[c] Dennis Gaddy.

 

[d] David Gaddy.

 

[e] Connie Gaddy.

 

[f] Janet Gaddy.

 

[g] Randy Gaddy.

 

[h] Lena Gaddy.

 

Donald Lee Gaddy married (2nd) Elizabeth (?) in 2005.

 

[11] Gerald Alfred Gaddy: Born 31 October 1935 at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan.  Died 11 November 1938 when hit by his father's car at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Brookside Cemetery, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

Gladys (Buchanan) Gaddy married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Robert R. Adams (b. 19 May 1904 at Akron, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 29 Aug 1970 at East Tawas, Iosco Co., MI; interred Demorest Cem., Akron, Tuscola Co., MI), son of George and Ida (Woodman) Adams.  Robert had married (1st) (?) and had 4 children.

 

[9. Alva George Buchanan: (male) Born 22 January 1872 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan (per Tuscola Co. Birth Record: Alva W. Buchanan was b. Gilford Twp, Tuscola Co., MI).  Died there December 1948; interred Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan (also seen: d. 16 May 1948 at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI).

 

1900 US Census: Alva Buchcanan, age 28 (b. Jan 1872 in MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 4 years, Nellie M. Buchcanan, age 21 (b. Apr 1879 in MI; parents b. MI), who had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Ethel P. Buchcanan, age 3 (b. Jul 1896 in MI); and son, Earl H. Buchcanan, age 2 (b. Feb 1898 in MI).

 

1910 US Census: Alva G. Buchanan, age 38 (b. MI; parents b. IL) and employed as a barn carpenter, was heading a household on Main Street in Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included is wife of 14 years, Nillie M. Buchanan, age 31 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada), who had been married once and had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Ethel P. Buchanan, age 13 (b. MI); and son, Earl M. Buchanan, age 12 (b. MI).

 

1920 US Census: Alva Buchanan, age 47 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. IL) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Austin Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Minnie Buchanan, age 35 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada).

 

1930 US Census: Alva G. Buchanan, age 58 (b. MI; father b. unknown; mother b. US) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Verona Township, Huron County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 24.  The household also included his wife, Minnie Buchanan, age 46 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada), who married 1st at age 28; and son, Laddie G. Buchanan, age 10 (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Alva Buchanan, age 69 (b. MI), with no record of employment, was heading a household at 124 Hubbard Street in the City of Bad Axe, Verona Township, Huron County, Michigan.  He had completed 5th grade, and his residence was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Minnie Buchanan, age 56 (b. MI), with no record of employment, who had completed 8th grade.  On 1 April 1935 they resided elsewhere in rural Huron County, Michigan.  Of interest, the household headed by Cora Hunt, age 53 (b. MN) was enumerated directly after her.

 

At age 24, while a resident of Hovest Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, Alva Buchanan married (1st) Nellie Matilda Lazenby (b. 9 Apr 1879, d. 23 Aug 1911, age 32, from complications of surgical shock; interred Elkland Twp Cem., Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI), age 16 and also a resident of Novesta, daughter of Edward "Ed" and Ellen (Ferguson) Lazenby, on 2 February 1896 (license issued 31 Jan 1896) at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan (witnessed by Charles Warn and William Surdan) and had the following children:

 

[a. Ethel Pearl Buchanan: Born 26 July 1896/97 at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1917 WWI Draft Registration: Albert Johnson, age 29 (b. 16 Dec 1887 at La Crosse, La Crosse Co., WI) and employed as a machinist for the National Garage Company of La Crosse, resided with his parents and invalid brother at 1610 Kane Street in the City of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.

 

1920 US Census: Albert Johnson, age 32 (b. WI; parents b. Norway) and employed as a machinist in the agricultural implement industry, was heading a household on Brookside Street in the Village of St. Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota.  The household also included his wife, Ethel Johnson, age 23 (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Albert Johnson, age 43 (b. WI; parents b. Norway) and employed as a mechanic in the railroad industry, was heading a household on North Salem Road in Campbell Township, LaCross County, Wisconsin.  He married 1st at age 32.  The household also included his wife, Ethel P. Johnson, age 33 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 22; son, Duane L. Johnson, age 9 (b. MN; father b. WI; mother b. MI); and daughter, Alta Johnson, age 5 (b. WI; father b. WI; mother b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Albert Johnson, age 53 (b. WI) and employed as a tool and die maker for a Train Company, was heading a household in Campbell Township, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $2,500.  The household also included his wife, Ethel Johnson, age 43 (b. MI), who had completed 1 year of college; son, Duane Johnson, age 20 (b. MN), who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter, Alta Johnson, age 14 (b. WI), who had completed 8th grade.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same township.

 

Ethel Buchanan married (1st) Albert Johnson (b. 16 Dec 1887 in La Crosse Co., WI, d. 11 Nov 1965; interred Oak Grove Cem., La Crosse, La Cross Co., WI), son of Ingebrigt and Maren (Pederson) Johnson, about 1919; subsequently divorced.  Ethel and Albert had the following children:

 

[1] Duane L. Johnson: Born about 1921 in Minnesota.

 

1940 US Census: Duane Johnson, age 19 (b. MN) and employed as a laborer in the dial manufacturing industry, was a guest in the NMSA Hotel on South Wabash Street in the City of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.  He had completed 12th grade, and on 1 April 1935 he resided at Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.  Note: he was also enumerated with his parents in Campbell Township, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.

 

[2] Alta Johnson: Born about 1925 in Wisconsin.

 

At age 44, while a resident of Detroit, Michigan, Ethel (Buchanan) Johnson married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, divorcee William Walter Ward (b. 29 Mar 1895 in KS), age 45 and also a resident of Detroit, son of W. L. and Rose (Long) Ward, on 20 November 1940 (license issued same day) in Lucas County, Ohio.  William had married (1st) Myrtle (?) and had 2 children (see Census, below).

 

1930 US Census: William W. Ward, age 35 (b. KS; parents b. KS) and employed as a retail merchant in the wall paper industry, was heading a household at 1838 Michigan Street in the City of Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 35.  The household also included his wife, Myrtle Ward, age 32 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada) and employed as a clerk in a wall paper store, whom married 1st at age 21; and daughter, Onilee Ward, age 9 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: William W. Ward, age 45 (b. KS) and employed as proprietor and salesman in a paper and paint store, was heading a household at 5676 Vernor Highway in the City of Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his daughter, Onilee Jean Ward, age 19 (b. MI), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, William Walter Ward, age 9 (b. MI), who had completed 2nd grade; and housekeeper, Anna Manchester, age 65 (b. MI) and widowed, who had completed 3rd grade.  William and his family resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  Anna resided at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

[b. Earl McKinley Buchanan: Born 19 February 1898 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 21 April 1990 at San Diego, San Diego County, California.

 

1920 US Census: Earl Buchanan, age 21 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a carpenter for a machine company, resided as a roomer in the household headed by Charles N. Stephens, age 72 (b. NYS) in the City of Battle Creek, Emmet Township, Calhoun County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: Earl M. Buchanan, age 32 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a bookkeeper for a bank, was heading a household at 47 Arthur Street in the City of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 24, and his residence was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Katherine L. Buchanan, age 30 (b. MI; parents b. MI); son, Fredrick C. Buchanan, age 7 (b. MI); son, James S. Buchanan, age 4 years and 3 months (b. MI); and daughter, Nellie M. Buchanan, age 2 months (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Earl Buchanan, gae 42 (b. MI) and employed as an assistant cashier for a bank, was heading a household at 47 Arthur Street in the City of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan.  He had completed 1 year of college, and his residence was valued at $4,000.  The household also included his wife, Katherine Buchanan, age 40 (b. MI) and employed as a substitute teacher in city schools, who had completed 3 years of college; son, Frederick Buchanan, age 17 (b. MI), who had completed 3 years of high school; son, James Buchanan, age 14 (b. MI); and daughter, Nellie M. Buchanan, age 10 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same house.

 

At age 23, while a resident of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, Earl Buchanan married Katherine L. Striffler (b. abt 1900 at Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI), age 21 and a resident of Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan, daughter of Samuel and Mary (Kaiser) Striffler, on 17 August 1921 (license issued 9 Aug 1921) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[1] C. Frederick Buchanan: Born about 1923 in Michigan.

 

[2] James S. Buchanan: Born about 1926 in Michigan.

 

[3] Nell "Nellie" M. Buchanan: Born about 1930 in Michigan.  Married (?) Lester.

 

At age 40, while a resident of Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan, Alva Buchanan married (2nd) Minnie Hunt (b. abt 1884 in Sanilac Co., MI, d. 25 Sep 1942; interred Elkland Twp Cem., Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI), age 28, daughter of Edward and Mary (McRae) Hunt, on 29 May 1912 (license issued same day) at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan (witness by Maxwell and Dora Hunt) and had the following son:

 

[c. Laddie G. Buchanan: Born 24 February 1920 in Michigan.  Died September 1980 at Frenchtown, Monroe County, Michigan.

 

Sophronia (Spaulding)(Surdam) Buchanan married (3rd) Walter Sharp on 26 September 1880 in Elmwood Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  At age 49 she married (4th) her son-in-law's father, Ebenezer Warn, age 63 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, on 4 May 1883 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

(c) Eli Penfield Spaulding: Born 12 July/30 May 1835 in Scriba/New Haven Township, Oswego County, New York (also seen: b. Clinton, Oneida Co., NY & Jefferson Co., NY).  Died 17 February 1906, age 70 years, 7 months, 5 days, from complications of peritonitis, in Home Township, Montcalm County, Michigan; interred Lakeview Cemetery.  Veteran of the American Civil War; served as a private in Company A of the 14th Michigan Infantry Regiment from 28 April 1864 to 18 January 1865; 1 year and 4 month.

 

1850 US Census: Joseph W. Remington, age 46 (b. MA) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Freedom Township, Portage County, Ohio.  His real estate was valued at $300.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Remington, age 58 (b. MA); daughter, Samantha Remington, age 24 (b. MA); and Cornelia E. Remington, age 7 (b. OH) and in school [appears to be Samantha's daughter]. 

 

1860 US Census: No record found for Eli Spaulding.

 

1860 US Census: (enumerated 29 Jun 1860) Laura Davis, age 14 (b. MI) and single, resided with her parents and siblings at Watrousville, Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1860 US Census: Nathan Hall, age 33 (b. location not recorded) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Richmond Township (Richmond Center Post Office), Ashtabula County, Ohio.  His real estate was valued at $800, and his personal property was valued at $100.  The household also included his wife, Semantha Hall, age 34 (b. MA); daughter, Elizabeth Hall, age 16 (b. OH); father-in-law, Joseph W. Remington, age 57 (b. MA) and employed as a carpenter, whose real estate was valued at $500, and personal property was valued at $100; and mother-in-law, Elizabeth Remington, age 64 (b. MA).

 

1870 US Census: Joseph W. Remmington, age 67 (b. MA) and a retired carpenter, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $2,500, and his personal property was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Elizabeth Remington, age 74 (b. MA); son-in-law, Eli P. Spalding, age 34 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; and daughter, Samantha Spalding, age 44 (b. MA).

 

1880 US Census: Eli P. Spaulding, age 44 (b. NYS; father b. VT; mother's birth location unknown) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Samantha Spaulding, age 54 (b. MA; parents b. MA); and Warren E. Dolph, age 14 (b. MI; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a farmer.

 

1900 US Census: Eli P. Spaulding, age 64 (b. Jul 1835 in NYS; father b. VT; mother b. NYS) and employed as a weaver, was heading a household in the Village of Rock Creek, Morgan Township, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  The household also included his wife of 5 years, Eliza A. Spaulding, age 56 (b. abt 1844 in Canada; father b. England; mother b. Canada), who had had no children.

 

Eli Spaulding married (1st) Laura Jane Davis (b. 8/9 Mar 1845 in NYS (also seen: b. Attica, Lapeer Co., MI), d. 15 Jun 1863 at Vassar, Tuscola Co., MI, perhaps from complications of child birth), daughter of David and Harriet (Wilder) Davis, on 25 March 1862 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan and had at least the following son:

 

[1. Wesley Ariel Spaulding: Born 26/27 April 1863 at Vassar/Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 19 December 1937 at the home of his daughter, Luella, in Aurelius Township, Ingham County, Michigan; interred there in Fowler Cemetery.

 

1870 US Census: Wesley E. J. Spaulding, age 7 (b. MI) resided in the household headed by David P. Hinson, age 72 (b. CT) and employed as a farmer, in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  David's real estate was valued at $3,000, and his personal property was valued at $884.  The household also included Sarah Hinson, age 68 (b. RI); Calista M. Vickery, age 16 (b. MI) and at home; and Hattie E. Bryant, age 9 (b. MI).  Of interest, the household headed by Lovias Hinson, age 34, was enumerated directly afterwards.

 

1880 US Census: No record found.

 

1900 US Census: Wesley A. Spaulding, age 37 (b. Apr 1863 in MI; parents b. NYS) and employed as a mason, was heading a household in the Village of Lake City, Reeder Township, Missaukee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 13 years, Mary E. Spaulding, age 30 (b. Aug 1869 in OH; parents b. NYS), who had had 4 children, 3 of whom were still alive; son, Harry A. Spaulding, age 10 (b. Apr 1890 in MI); son, Robert E. Spaulding, age 6 (b. Apr 1894 in MI); daughter, Luella Spaulding, age 1 (b. Aug 1898 in MI); and mother-in-law, Sarah J. McLellan, age 76 (b. Oct 1823 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed, who had had 13 children, 6 of whom were still alive.

 

1910 US Census: Wesley Spaulding, age 47 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a stone mason, was heading a household at 420 North Main Street in the City of Ludington, Mason County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 22 years, Mary E. Spaulding, age 49 (b. OH; parents b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 4 children, all still alive; and son, Harry A. Spaulding, age 20 (b. MI), single, and ; son, Robert Spaulding, age 15 (b. ); daughter, Luella Spaulding, age 11 (b. ); and daughter, Blanche Spaulding, age 7 (b. ).

 

1920 US Census: Mary E. Spaulding, age 59 (b. OH; parents b. NYS), married and not employed, was heading a household at 420 Gaylord Avenue in the City of Ludington, Mason County, Michigan.  The household also included her son, Robert Spaulding, age 25 (b. MI), single, and employed as a house carpenter; daughter, Luella Spaulding, age 21 (b. MI), single, and employed as a teacher in a rural school; and daughter, Blanche Spaulding, age 17 (b. MI), single, and not employed.

 

1930 US Census: Wesley A. Spaulding, age 66 (b. MI), divorced, and employed as a laborer, resided in the household headed by his son-in-law, J. Lunan Klink, age 33 (b. MI) in Aurelius Township, Ingham County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 24.

 

1930 US Census: Mary E. Spalding, age 69 (b. OH; parents b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a practical nurse, was heading a household at 420 Gaylord Avenue in the City of Ludington, Mason County, Michigan.  She married 1st at age 26.  The household also included her son, Robert E. Spalding, age 35 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. OH), single, and not employed.

 

At age 24 Wesley Spaulding married (1st) Mary Ellen McLellen (b. 8 Aug 1860 at Painsville, Lake Co., OH, d. 20 May 1939 at Aurelius, Ingham Co., MI; interred with Wesley), age 26, daughter of Robert W. and Sarah Jane "Sallie Ann" (McFarland) McLellan (b. Oct 1823 in NYS), on 27 April 1887 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a. Harry Arthur Spaulding: Born 21 April 1890 in Bay County, Michigan.  Perhaps the Harry Spaulding who died in 1961, whose remains were interred in Oliver Township Cemetery, Sigma Township, Kalkastka County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Of possible interest, there was a Henry Spaulding, age 32 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a laborer in the truck industry, heading a household at 47 Jordon Street in the City of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Minnie Spaulding, age 30 (b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Harry A. Spaulding, age 39 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a laborer, resided in the household headed by his brother-in-law, J. Lunan Klink, age 33 (b. MI) in Aurelius Township, Ingham County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Harry Spaulding, age 50 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farmer, was heading a single-person household in Eaton Township, Eaton County, Michigan.  He had completed 1 year of college, and on 1 April 1935 he resided elsewhere in Eaton Rapids.

 

1942 WWII Draft Registration: Harry Arthur Spaulding, age 52 (b. 21 Apr 1890 in Bay Co., MI) resided at 1571 Gale Road in Aurelius Township, Ingham County, Michigan.  He designated Luman Klink of Eaton Rapids, Michigan as someone who would always know his address.

 

Harry Spaulding married Minnie Davis.

 

[b. Robert Eli Spaulding: Born 18 April 1894 at Lakeview, Montcalm County, Michigan.  Died 9 May 1947 at Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan; interred (with military gravestone) in Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, Mason County, Michigan.

 

1914? WWI Draft Registration: Robert Eli Spaulding, age 23 (b. 18 Apr 1894 in Lakeview Twp, MI), single, and employed as a laborer at Ludington, Mason County, Michigan, resided at 420 North Gaylord Street in the City of Ludington, Mason County, Michigan.  He claimed he was the sole support of his mother.

 

1918 WWI Service Record: Robert Eli Spaulding (b. 18 Apr 1894 at Lake View, MI) enlisted 30 March 1918 in the 27th Artillery Division at Camp Custer, Ludington, Mason County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Robert Spaulding, age 45 (b. MI) and employed as a laborer on a street construction project, was heading a household at 805 North James Street in the City of Ludington, Mason County, Michigan.  He had completed 3 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Nina O. Spaulding, age 37 (b. MI), who had completed 1 year of high school; daughter, Luella Spaulding, age 1 (b. MI); step-son, William H. Dibble, age 15 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; step-son, Harley W. Dibble, age 14 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; and step-son, James F. Dibble, age 9 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same city.

 

1942 WWII Draft Registration: Robert Eli Spaulding, age 48 (b. 18 Apr 1894 at Lakeview, MI) and unemployed, resided at 802 Lakeview Street in the City of Ludington, Mason County, Michigan.  He designated his step-son, Harley W. Dibble of the same address as someone who would always know his address.

 

Robert E. Spaulding married, has her 2nd husband, Gladys/Nina (Osborn) Dibble (b. abt 1903 in MI).  Gladys had married (1st) Harvey Dibble and had the following children:

 

[1] William Harvey Dibble: Born 12 April 1924 at Ludington, Mason County, Michigan.  Died 17 February 2002, age 78, at Scottville, Mason County, Michigan; interred South Victory Cemetery.  Employed as a chaplain.  Married, as her 2nd husband, Blanche Lorraine (?) Seiferlein (b. 19 Jun 1930 at Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, d. 17 Feb 2002), daughter of Lionel and Lucille Viola (?)(Seiferleine) Boswell, on 9 September 1948 at Ludington, Michigan.  Blanche had married (1st) (?) and perhaps had the following children:

 

[a] Betty Jane (?): Perhaps married (?) Boswell.

 

[b] Donna Jean (?): Married (?) Decker.

 

[c] Barbara Ann (?).  Married (?) Larsen.

 

[d] Nora Irene (?): Married (?) Marshall.

 

William and Blanche (?) Dibble perhaps had the following children:

 

[e] Maria Christina Dibble.  Married Don Ray and had the following children:

 

{1. Lorena Ray: Married (?) Robison.

 

{2. Donna Ray.

 

[f] Nina Lucille Dibble: Married Guy Phillips.

 

[g] Zane Andrew Dibble.

 

[h] Marcie (?): Married (?) Cluckey.

 

[i] Harvey Lionel Dibble: Perhaps married Lisa Smith.

 

[2] Harley W. Dibble: Born about 1926 in Michigan.  Perhaps married Debbie (?).

 

[3] James F. Dibble: Born about 1931 in Michigan.  Perhaps married Debbie (?).

 

Robert E. and Gladys (?)(Dibble) Spaulding had at least the following daughter:

 

[4] Luella Spaulding: Born about 1939 in Michgian.

 

[c. Luella/Lurella Ann-Ella Spaulding: Born 28 August 1898 at Lake City, Reeder Township, Missaukee County, Michigan.  Died 1999.

 

Luella Spaulding married Luman Clink.

 

1930 US Census: J. Lunan Klink, age 33 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Aurelius Township, Ingham County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Lurella A. Klink, age 31 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother b. OH), who married 1st at age 21; son, Robert A. Klink, age 8 (b. MI); daughter, Elisibeth G. Klink, age 7 (b. MI); daughter, Edith M. Klink, age 5 (b. MI); son, David L. Klink, age 1 year and 3 months (b. MI); brother-in-law, Harry A. Spaulding, age 39 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a laborer; father-in-law, Wesley A. Spaulding, age 66 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. MI) and employed as a laborer, who married 1st at age 24; and grandmother, Elizabeth A. Klink, age 76 (b. MI; parents b. NYS) and widowed, who married 1st at age 19.

 

1940 US Census: John Luman Klink, age 43 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Gale Road in Aurelius Township, Ingham County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Luella A. Klink, age 41 (b. MI), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Robert A. Klink, age 18 (b. MI), single, and employed as a farmer, who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Elizabeth Klink, age 17 (b. MI) and single, who had completed 2 years of high school; daughter, Edith Klink, age 15 (b. MI) and single, who had completed 1 year of high school; son, David Klink, age 11 (b. MI), who had completed 4th grade; and son, William Klink, age 5 (b. MI).  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 21 Luella Spaulding married John Luman Klink (b. 15 Feb 1897 in Eaton Rapids Twp, Eaton County, MI, d. 1996), age 23, son of Charles and Laura? (Fowler) Klink, on 15 May 1920 (license issued 14 May 1920) at Ludington, Mason County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[1] Robert A. Klink: Born about 1922 in Michigan.

 

[2] Elizabeth G. Klink: Born about 1923 in Michigan.

 

[3] Edith M. Klink: Born about 1925 in Michigan.

 

[4] David L. Klink: Born about 1928 in Michigan.

 

[5] William Klink: Born about 1935 in Michigan.

 

[d. Blanche E. Spaulding: Born 9 May 1902 at Lake City, Missaukee County, Michigan.  Died 1985; interred Speaker Cemetery, Speaker, Sanilac County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Arthur Kipp, age 39 (b. Dec 1860 in English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Speaker Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.  He immigrated to the US in 1887 and was still an alien.  The household also included his wife of 14 years, Ella A. Kipp, age 31 (b. Oct 1868 in English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada), who immigrated to the US in 1887 and had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Ulrus S. Kipp, age 12 (b. Feb 1888 in MI); and son, Cecil I.? Kipp, age 3 (b. Aug 1896 in MI).

 

1917 WWI Draft Registration: Ulrus Solon Kipp, age 29 (b. 11 Feb 1888 at Sandusky, MI) and employed as a traveling man for the Wilmier Atkinson Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, resided with his wife and 3 children at RFD Melvin, Speaker Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Arthur Kipp, age 59 (b. English-speaking Canada) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Speaker Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Gillatt Kipp, age 52 (b. English-speaking Canada), who immigrated to the US in 1887; daughter, Hazel Kipp, age 18 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada); and daughter, Delight Kipp, age 8 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada).

 

Note: From this record, Delight C. Kipp appears to be the daughter of Arthur Kipp, though in 1930 she is enumerated as the step-daughter of Ormal Smith, which suggests she was the daughter of Arthur's son, Ulrus Solon/Solomon Kipp and his 1st wife, Hazel (Tannehill) Kipp (who married 2nd, Ormal Smith), and this is supported by the fact that in 1917 Ulrus and Hazel (Tannehill) Kipp had 3 (unspecified) children.  Whichever is true, Delight Kipp (b. 23 Jun 1912 at Bay City, Bay Co., MI) married Donald "Don" Elbert Taft (b. 7 Apr 1912 in MI, d. 7 Jan 2003 at Romeo, Macomb Co., MI), son of Aden M. and Florence Bella (Trombley) Taft, and had at least the following children:

 

[a] Jacqualyn D. Taft: Born about 1934 in Michigan.

 

[b] Joanine B. Taft: Born about 1937 in Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Grant Tannehill, age 52 (b. MI; parents b. US) and employed as proprietor of a bakery, was heading a household at 401 Mason Street in the City of Owosso, Caledonia Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Martha Tannehill, age 52 (b. MI; parents b. NYS); daughter, Hazel Kipp, age 26 (b. MI), divorced, and not employed; grandson, Gail Kipp, age 7 (b. MI); granddaughter, Martha Kipp, age 4 years and 3 months (b. MI); and son, Gabe Tannehill, age 22 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a chemist for a sugar company.

 

1930 US Census: U. S. Kipp, age 42 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada) and employed as a retail dealer in the drug industry, was heading a household at Moore's Corners, Speaker Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Blanche E. Kipp, age 27 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a public school teacher, who married 1st at age 21; son, C. Gale Kipp, age 17 (b. MI), single, and not employed; daughter, Nilva G. Kipp, age 4 years and 11 months (b. MI); and son, Solon A. Kipp, age 3 (b. MI).  Of interest, the household headed by his father, Arthur D. Kipp, age 69 (b. MI) and widowed, was enumerated directly after him.

 

1930 US Census: Ormal L. Smith, age 33 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. MI) and employed as a welder in the electric industry, was heading a household at 409 Mason Street in the City of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 28.  The household also included his wife, Hazel Smith, age 35 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 17; step-daughter, Delight Kipp, age 17 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and not employed; step-daughter, Martha Kipp, age 14 (b. MI; parents b. MI); and daughter, Ellen Smith, age 7 (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: U. Solon Kipp, age 51 (b. MI) and employed as a retail salesman in that industry, was heading a household on Brockway Road in Speaker Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.  He had completed 12th grade.  The household also included his wife, Blanche Kipp, age 37 (b. MI) and employed as an elementary school teacher, who had completed 2 years of college; daughter, Nilva Kipp, age 14 (b. MI), who had completed 9th grade; son, Arthur Kipp, age 13 (b. MI), who had completed 7th grade; hired hand, David Johnson, age 69 (b. MI), who had completed 6th grade; and David's wife, Mary Johnson, age 69 (b. Canada) and employed as a hired hand, who had completed 8th grade.  On 1 April 1935 Solon and his family resided in the same house; David and Mary resided elsewhere in the same county.

 

1942 WWII Draft Registration: Ulrus Solon Kipp, age 53 (b. 11 Feb 1889 at Sandusky, Sanilac Co., MI) and self employed, resided at 7379 S. Brockway Road, Speaker Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.  He designated Clair Kipp [son of Alfred W. and Nellie B. (?) Kipp] of Melvin, Michigan as someone who would always know his address.

 

At age 21 Blanche Spaulding married, as his 2nd wife, Ulrus Solon/Solomon Kipp (b. 11 Feb 1888 in Watertown Twp (south of Sandusky), Sanilac Co., MI (also seen: b. Sandusky, MI), d. 1957; interred with Blanche), age 31, son of Arthur D. (b. Canada) and Ellen "Ella" A. (Gillett) Kipp (b. Canada), on 15 March 1924 in Aurelius Township, Ingham County, Michigan.

 

At age 22 U. Solon Kipp had married (1st), as her 1st husband, Mary Hazel Tannehill "Hazel" (b. 4 Nov 1893 at Corunna, Shiawassee Co., MI, d. 12 May 1956; interred Pine Tree Cem., Corunna), age 18, daughter of J./Ira Grant and Martha (Phelps) Tannehill, on 12 December 1910 (license issued same day) at Ovid, St. Clair County, Michigan (divorced before 14 Jan 1920) and had at least the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[1] Cecil Gale Kipp "Gale": Born 17 November 1912 in Michigan.  Died 27 July 1961; interred Pine Tree Cemetery, Corunna, Caledonia Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan.

 

[2] Martha A. Kipp: Born 9 April 1915 at Melvin, Speaker Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.  Died 17 October 1952 at Bay City, Bay County, Michigan; interred Pine Tree Cemetery, Corunna, Shiawassee County, Michigan.

 

Martha Kipp married James Theodore Lowery (b. 1 Jan 1909 at Owasso, Shiawassee Co., MI, d. 29 Mar 1982 in Melbourne Twp, Brevard Co., FL; interred with Martha), son of Thomas Alexander and Annie Elizabeth (Wenman) Lowery, in 1932.

 

Hazel (Tannehill) Kipp married (2nd) Ormal Lester Smith (b. 25 Jan 1896, d. 16 May 1934; interred Oak Hill Cem., Owosso, Shiawassee Co., MI) and had the following daughter:

 

[3] Ellen Smith: Born about 1923 in Michigan.

 

Solon and Blanche (Spaulding) Kipp had the following children:

 

[4] Nilva G. Kipp: (female) Born 25 April 1925 at Melvin, Speaker Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.  Died 22 December 1989, age 64, in East Providence, Rhode Island; interred Speaker Cemetery, Speaker, Sanilac County, Michigan.  Earned a bachelors degree from Columbia University, New York.  Moved to Providence, Rhode Island about 1974, where she taught geology at Brown University.  Apparently never married.

 

[5] Solon A. Kipp: (male) Born about 1927 at Melvin, Speaker Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.

 

At age 50 divorcee Wesley A. Spaulding, who was colored (note: was white in 1870), married (2nd) Lillian Lovelass (b. abt 1899 at Milwaukee, WI), age 23 and colored, daughter of William P. and Lillian (Smith) Loveless, on 16 June 1922 (license issued same day) at Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana; subsequently divorced.

 

At age 31 Eli Spaulding married (2nd), as her 2nd (perhaps) husband, Samantha C. (Remington) Hall (b. abt 1826 in MA), age 40, daughter of Joseph W. (b. abt 1803 at Granville, Hampden Co., MA, d. 15 Aug 1873, age 70 yrs and 5 days, in Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI) and Elizabeth (?) Remington, on 9 May 1866 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Samantha had married (perhaps 1st) Nathan E. Hall (b. 11 Oct 1827 at Cherry Valley, Ashtabula Co., OH, d. 31 Dec 1864 at Nashville, Davidson Co., TN during the American Civil War; enlisted 24 Aug 1864 in Company K of the 177th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment; interred Beal Cem., Cherry Valley, Ashtabula Co., OH), on 16 Sep 1855 before a Justice of the Peace, at Williamsfield, Ashtabula County, Ohio.  Before that marriage it appears Samantha may have had the following daughter:

 

[2. Cornelia Elizabeth (Remington) Hall: (perhaps) Born about 1846 in Ohio.  In 1850 she was age 7, referred to as Cornelia E. Remington, and resided in the household headed by Joseph W. Remington in Freedom Township, Portage County, Ohio.  No clear record found after 1860 in Ashtabula County, Ohio, when she was age 16 and referred to as Elizabeth Hall.

 

Eli Spaulding married (3rd) Eliza A. Merritt (b. abt 1844 in Canada) on 9 May 1895.  Note: Eli's 1906 death certificate indicates he had 2 children, both still alive, and he was employed as a doctor.

 

(d) Wesley Byam/Byarn Spaulding: Born 12 April 1837 in Scriba Township, Oswego County, New York.  Died 17 September 1862 at the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg, MD), during the American Civil War.

 

(e) Arnold Spaulding: Born about 1839 in Ohio.  Only one clear record found: in 1850 was age 11 and resided with his parents in Russell Township, Geauga County, Ohio.

 

Alva Spaulding married (2nd) Avis M. Coe (b. 11 May 1815 in Scriba Twp, Oswego Co., NYS, d. 1900 in Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI), daughter of Simeon (b. 1772, d. 1858) and Roxy Lany/Roxcelana (Ellsworth) Coe (b. 1785, d. 1853) after May 1840 in New Haven Township, Oswego County, New York.  Between 1848 and 1850 moved west, first to Auburn Township, Geauga County, Ohio, and then, between 1855 and 1857 to Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  There is a tax record for Alva Spalding at Russell Center, Russell Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  Alva had 13 children with his 2 wives.  Alva and Avis had the following children:

 

(f) Ariel Clark Spaulding: Born 19 July 1841 in Scriba Township, Oswego County, New York.  Died 2 January 1910 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred there in Indian Fields Township Cemetery.

 

1870 US Census: Arial Spaulding, age 28 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Vienna Township (Celis Post Office), Genesee County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Lovina Spaulding, age 26 (b. PA); and son, Herbert Spaulding, age 2 (b. OH).  Of interest, the household headed by his father, Alva Spaulding, age 67 and employed as a farmer, was enumerated directly before him on the same census page.

 

1880 US Census: A. C. Spaulding, age 38 (b. NYS; parents' birth location not known) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Lovina Spaulding, age 36 (b. PA; parents b. NYS); son, Herbert Spaulding, age 12 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. PA); daughter, Minnie Spaulding, age 9 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. PA); son, Willie Spaulding, age 7 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. PA); and daughter, Aves E. Spaulding, age 4 (b. MI; father b. NYS; mother b. PA).

 

1900 US Census: A. C. Spaulding, age 58 (b. Jul 1841 in OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 30 years, Lovina Spaulding, age 57 (b. Mar 1843 in PA; father b. PA; mother b. NJ), who had had 4 children, all still alive.

 

1910 US Census: Lovine Spaulding, age 67 (b. PA; parents b. NJ) and widowed, was heading a household at 127 Gilford Street in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  She had had 4 children, all still alive.  The household also included boarder, Libly L. Cutter, age 62 (b. NYS; father b. VT; mother b. NJ) and widowed, who had had 6 children, 5 of whom were still alive.

 

1920 US Census: Lavina Spaulding, age 76 (b. PA; father b. PA; mother b. NJ), widowed, and employed as a Picker? In the elevator industry, was heading a household at 709 North State Street in the Village of Caro, Indian Fields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included her granddaughter, Lavina Milner, age 16 (b. MI; father b. Canada; other b. MI), single, and employed as an telephone girl in an office.

 

1930 US Census: Vina Spaulding, age 87 (b. PA; father b. NYS; mother b. NJ), widowed, and not employed, was heading a single-person household at 210 State Street in the Village of Caro, Indian Fields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  She married 1st at age 17, and her residence was valued at $2,000.

 

1940 US Census: Lavina Spaulding, age 97 (b. PA) and widowed, was heading a household at 220 South State Street in the Village of Caro, Indian Fields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  She apparently had no formal education, and her residence was valued at $1,200.  The household also included her daughter, Tena Millner, age 64 (b. MI) and widowed, who had completed 8th grade.  On 1 April 1935 Lavinia resided in the same house, and Tena resided elsewhere in the same township.

 

Ariel Spaulding married Lavinia/Lavina "Vina" Ward (b. 10 Mar 1843 in Crawford Co., PA, d. 26 May 1940, age 97, at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI; interred there in Indian Fields Township Cemetery) about 1870 and had the following children:

 

[1. Charles Herbert Spaulding "Herbert": Born March 1868 in Ohio.  Died 1955; interred Indian Fields Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Hervit Spaulding, age 32 (b. Mar 1868 in OH; parents' birth location unknown) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household in the Village of Caro, Indian Fields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 10 years, Ella Jane Spaulding, age 33 (b. Oct 1866 in MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada), who had had 4 children, all still alive; daughter, Ethel L. Spaulding, age 10 (b. Sep 1890 in MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI); son, Elmer Lawrence Spaulding, age 7 (b. Dec 1892 in MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI); daughter, Mable Edna Spaulding, age 5 (b. Nov 1894 in MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI); and son, Earl Clark Spaulding, age 1 (b. MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI).

 

1910 US Census: Charles H. Spaulding, age 48 (b. OH; father b. PA; mother b. OH) and employed as a laborer for an agriculture store, was heading a household on Ellington Street in Indian Fields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 20, Ella J. Spaulding, age 44 (b. MI; parents b. English-speaking Canada), who had been married once and had had 8 children, 6 of whom were still alive; son, Elmer Spaulding, age 17 (b. MI), single, and employed as a deliveryman for a meat market; daughter, Mabel Spaulding, age 15 (b. MI), single, and ; son, Earl C. Spaulding, age 11 (b. MI); daughter, Avis Spaulding, age 7 (b. MI); and daughter, Lelia Spaulding, age 2 (b. MI).

 

1920 US Census: Herbert C. Spaulding, age 49 (b. OH; father b. OH; mother b. PA) and employed as a sexton for a cemetery, was heading a household at 548 North State Street in the Village of Caro, Indian Fields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Myrtle M. Spaulding, age 36 (b. MI; father b. England; mother b. NYS); daughter, Lelia R. Spaulding, age 12 (b. MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI); daughter, Naomi E. Spaulding, age 9 (b. MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI); step-son, Hazen F. Hendricks, age 12 (b. MI; parents b. MI); step-daughter, Coral L. Hendricks, age 7 (b. MI; parents b. MI); and step-son, Alden K. Hendricks, age 6 (b. MI; parents b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Herbert C. Spaulding, age 53 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as an undertaker in his own business, was heading a household in the Village of Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 21, and his residence was valued at $2,400.  The household also included his wife, Myrtle M. Spaulding, age 42 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 18; step-son, Alden K. Hendrick, age 17 (b. MI), single, and employed as a dairy farm laborer; son, Carlton S. Spaulding, age 9 (b. MI); and daughter, Bonnie Jean Spaulding, age 5 (b. MI). 

 

At age 21 Herbert Spaulding married Ella Jane Steele "Alice" (b. 1866 in MI, d. 1918; interred with Herbert), age 22, daughter of John and Sarah (Stewart) Steele, on 3 October 1889 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had at least the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a. Ethel Laura Spaulding: Born 7 September 1890 at Caro, Indian Fields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 19 August 1977, age 86, at the Canyon Crest Convalescent Home, Colton, San Bernardino County, California.

 

1910 US Census: Ethel L. Spaulding, age 19 (b. MI; parents b. MI), single, and employed as a chambermaid for a hotel, resided in the household headed by Steven J. Edmunds, age 37 (b. MI) on Edmunds Street in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Claud A. Stewart, age 35 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a postal clerk, was heading a household in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Ethel L. Stewart, age 29 (b. MI; parents b. MI); daughter, Mildred J. Stewart, age 6 (b. MI); son, William H. Stewart, age 3 years and 9 months (b. MI); and boarder, William Laforge, age 48 (b. MI; parents b. OH), divorced, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1930 US Census: Claud A. Stewart, age 44 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a truck farmer, was heading a household in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 27.  The household also included his wife, Ethel L. Stewart, age 39 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 22; daughter, Mildred J. Stewart, age 16 (b. MI) and single; son, William H. Stewart, age 14 (b. MI); and daughter, Claudia A. Stewart, age 7 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Claude A. Stewart, age 54 (b. MI) and employed as a postal clerk for the post office, was heading a household on Luder Road in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 3 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $1,200.  The household also included his wife, Ethel L. Stewart, age 49 (b. MI) and employed as a sub-clerk in the post office, who had completed 1 year of high school; son, Henry W. Stewart, age 24 (b. MI), single, and employed as a lineman for the Edison Company, who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter, Claudia Stewart, age 17 (b. MI) and single, who had completed 3 years of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.  Of interest, the household headed by his son-in-law, Benedict Romain, age 25, was enumerated close by on the same census page.

 

At age 23 Ethel Spaulding married Claude Alfonse Stewart (b. 1 May 1885 at Caro, Almer Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 1 May 1956, age 71, at Caro Community Hospital, Caro, MI; interred Indianfields Twp Cem., Caro, Tuscola Co., MI), age 27 and employed as a railroad brakeman, son of Henry and Josephine (Burton) Stewart, on 17 February 1913/12 (license issued same day) at Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[1] Mildred Josephine Stewart: Born 7 February 1914 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 14 April 1991, age 77, from complications of a stroke at Rancho Bernardo, San Diego County, California.  In 1959 moved to Twenty-nine Palms, San Bernardino County, California.

 

1940 US Census: Benedict Romain, age 25 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Luder Road in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 3 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Mildred Romain, age 26 (b. MI), who had completed 4 years of high school; son, Philip Romain, age 7 (b. MI); son, Douglas Romain, age 4 (b. MI); and mother-in-law, Josephine Parsell, age 84 (b. MI) and widowed, who had completed 8th grade.  They resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.  Of interest, the household headed by his father-in-law, Claude A. Stewart, age 54, was enumerated close by on the same census page.

 

Mildred (Stewart) Jones married (1st), as his 1st wife, Benedict Lawrence Romain (b. 27 Jan 1915 at Caro, Almer Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 4 Mar 1964 at Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI; interred Sacred Heart Cem., Caro, MI), son of Peter (b. 1883, d. 1972) and Mary Lucy (Goke) Romain (b. 1887, d. 1965), on 26 July 1932 at Reese, Tuscola & Saginaw Counties, Michigan; subsequently divorced.  Mildred and Benedict had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Philip Romain: Born about 1933 in Michigan.  Died 1968.

 

[b] Douglas Romain: Born about 1936 in Michigan.  In 1991 resided at Plymouth, Michigan.

 

[c] Garrett Romain: In 1991 resided at Dublin, California.

 

[d] Lauren Romain. (male) In 1991 resided at Escondido, California.

 

[e] Katherine "Kathy" Ann Romain: Married (?) Terbush.

 

[f] Gregory "Greg" L. Romain: Born 4 April 1946 at Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 13 September 2004, age 58; interred in the family cemetery, Trumpington Manor, Rock Hall, Kent County, Maryland.  In 1991 resided at Easton, Maryland.  Married Gail Strong on 8 August 1970 and resided last in Maryland.

 

Mildred (Stewart) Benedict married (2nd) William W. Jones (d. 1987) in 1962 and shortly after moved from California to Bullhead City, Mohave County, Arizona.

 

Benedict Romain married (2nd) Dorothy Marie (Burns) Abke (b. 18 Feb 1923 at Kingston, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 2 Sep 1993, age 70, at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI; interred there in Sacred Heart Cem.) on 16 August 1957 at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan and had at least the following daughter:

 

[g] Sarah Jane Burns: Born and died 25 July 1955 at Sandusky, Sanilac County, Michigan; interred there in Greenwood Cemetery.

 

[2] William Henry Stewart "Henry/Hank:" Born 2/3 March 1916 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there 3 December 2004, age 88; interred there in Indianfields Township Cemetery.  Employed as a lineman for the Detroit Edison Company.  Married his 1st cousin, Evelyn Idella Spaulding (b. 14 Aug 1915 at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI, d. there 2 Mar 2003, age 87; interred with William) on 23 September 1942 at Park City, Davie Township, Broward County, Florida and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] William Henry Stewart, Jr.

 

[b] Susan Stewart: Born (?) Livingston and had the following children:

 

{1. Aaron Livingston: Twin.

 

{2. Allen Livingston: Twin.

 

[c] Claude Stewart: Married Kathy (?).

 

[3] Claudia Ann/Anne Stewart: Born 17 November 1922 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there "suddenly" 21 May 1982, age 59, at Caro Community Hospital; interred there in Caro Cemetery.

 

1940 US Census: Mark Ter Bush, age 52 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fremont Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $1,800.  The household also included his wife, Georgia Ter Bush, age 55 (b. MI), who had completed 2 years of high school; son, Linton Ter Bush, age 17 (b. MI), who had completed 2 years of high school; and son, George Ter Bush, age 14 (b. MI), who had completed 7th grade.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

Claudia Stewart married Linton Stanley TerBush (b. 26 May 1922 in MI, d. 13 Jun 2006, age 84; interred North Grove Cem., Caro, Tuscola Co., MI), son of Mark and Georgia (Maxam) TerBush, on 17 November 1951 at Mayville, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Linton was a veteran of World War II.  Claudia and Linton had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Rex TerBush: Perhaps born 1952 in Michigan.  In 1982 resided in Middlebury Township, Elkhart County, Indiana.

 

[b] Maxine Ruth TerBush: Perhaps born about 1955 in Michigan.  In 1982 resided at Mayville, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Terry Acha.

 

[c] Lora Lee TerBush: Perhaps born 1956 in Michigan.  In 1982 resided at Mayville, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Robert D. Neiman.

 

[b. Elmer Lawrence Spaulding: Born 23 December 1892 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 2 March 1973, age 81, in Santa Clara County, California; interred Perry Mount Park Cemetery, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan.  He resided last at Milpitas, Santa Clara County, California.

 

1917 WWI Draft Registration: Elmer Laurance Spaulding, age 24 (b. 23 Dec 1892 at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI) and employed as a meat cutter for John Dent of Lapeer City, Michigan, resided with his wife and 2 children at 2 Mill Street in Lapeer, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Elmer L. Spaulding, age 27 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a butcher in a market, was heading a household at 611 East Frank Street in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Elnora C. Spaulding, age 25 (b. MI; parents b. MI); daughter, Beulah M. Spaulding, age 6 (b. MI); daughter, Evelyn I. Spaulding, age 4 years and 4 months (b. MI); and son, Lyman E. Spaulding, age 2 years and 1? months (b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Elmer L. Spaulding, age 37 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a grocer in a store, was heading a household at 112 Prall Street in the City of Pontiac, Pontiac Township, Oakland County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 34, and his residence was valued at $6,500.  The household also included his wife, Margaret Spaulding, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 39; [step] daughter, Lucy Spaulding, age 23 (b. NYS; father b. PA; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a stenographer in a factory; daughter, Beulah Spaulding, age 16 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother's birth location unknown), single, and not employed; daughter, Edna Spaulding, age 14 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother's birth location unknown); and son, Lyman Spaulding, age 12 (b. MI; father b. MI; mother's birth location unknown).

 

1940 US Census: Elmer Spalding, age 47 (b. MI) and employed as an inspector in a motor car factory, was heading a household at 6231 Lincoln Drive, Maceday Gardens, Waterford Township, Oakland County, Michigan.  He had completed 2 years of high school, and his residence was valued at 6,000.  The household also included his wife, Margaret Spalding, age 52 (b. NYS), who had completed 3 years of high school; and son, Lyman Spalding, age 22 (b. MI), single, and employed as an inspector in a motor car factory, who had completed 1 year of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided in rural Oakland County, Michigan.

 

1942 WWII Draft Registration: Elmer Lawrence Spaulding, age 49 (b. 23 Dec 1892 at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI) and employed by the Pontiac Motor Company at Defense Plant #4, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, resided at 6231 Lincoln Drive, Maceday Gardens, Waterford, Oakland County, Michigan.  He named his mother, Mrs. Ethel Stewart of Caro, Michigan as someone who would always know his address.

 

At age 20 Elmer Spaulding married (1st) Elnora "Hazel" C. Lyman (b. 28 Feb 1894 at Clifford, Lapeer Co., MI, d. 17 Dec 1976, age 82, at Fisher Convalescent Home, Mayville, Tuscola Co., MI; interred Indian Fields Twp Cem., Caro, MI), age 18, daughter of W. D. and Della (Duncan) Lyman, on 12 November 1912 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[1] Beulah Marie Spaulding: Born 10 December 1913 in Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 28 May 1972, age 58, at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred Caro Cemetery.

 

1940 US Census: Harry A. Foster, age 27 (b. MI) and employed as a mechanic for John Deere, was heading a household at 246 Luder Road in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Beulah M. Foster, age 26 (b. MI), who had completed 2 years of high school; and son, Wesley G. Foster, age 2 (b. MI).  They resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.

 

Beulah Spaulding married, as his 1st wife, Harry Alfred Foster (b. 17 Apr 1913 at Colwood, Columbia Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 30 Oct 1998, age 85, at Hills & Dales General Hospital, Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI; interred Indianfields Twp Cem.), son of George H. and Mazie E. (?) Foster, on 16 January 1937 and had the following children:

 

[a] Wesley G. Foster: Twin.  Born 13 February 1938 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michgian.  Died 28 October 2010.  Employed as a heavy equipment operator.  Married Shirley Lorf, who perhaps married (1st) (?) Bach and had the following children:

 

{1. Kelli Bach: Married (?) Roberts.

 

{2. Kurt Bach.

 

Wesley and Shirley (Lorf)(Bach) Foster had the following children:

 

{3. Ronald Foster: Married Dena (?).

 

{4. Kimberly Foster: Married Robert Barber.

 

[b] Lesley Elmer Foster: Twin.  Born 13 February 1938 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died there 19 March 1938.

 

[c] James "Jim" Foster: In 1998 resided at Cass City, Tuscola County, New York.  Married Elgene (?) (d. Jul 1998).

 

Harry A. Foster married (2nd) Marion (?) Gordon, who perhaps had the following children from her 1st marriage to (?) Gordon:

 

[d] Edwin Gordon: In 1998 resided at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Barbara (?).

 

[e] Joyce Gordon: (perhaps daughter of Harry's 3rd wife, Pearl) In 1998 resided at Marlette, Sanilac County, Michigan.  Married Mike Hollenbeck.

 

Harry A. Foster married (3rd) Pearl Augusta Putnam on 17 April 1982 at Wahjamega, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[2] Evelyn Idella Spaulding: Born 14 August 1915.  Died 2 March 2003 in Tuscola County, Michigan; interred there in Indian Fields Township Cemetery.  Married her 1st cousin, William Henry Stewart (b. 1916, d. 2004; interred with Evelyn). (see above)

 

[3] Lyman Elmer Spaulding: Born 7 November 1917 at Imlay City, Lapeer County, Michigan.  Died 22 November 1980 in Colusa County, California; interred there in Williams Cemetery, Williams, Colusa County.

 

At age 23, while a resident of Pontiac, Michigan, Lyman Spaulding married Lauree Strickland (b. 12 Jul 1916 in GA, d. 11 May 1999; interred with Lyman), age 24, daughter of Hardy and N. (Finlay) Strickland, on 26 July 1941 (license issued same day) in Henry County, Ohio.

 

At age 36 Elmer Spaulding married (2nd), as her 2nd husband (she married the 1st husband twice), divorcee Margaret A. (Anderson) Barnfield (b. 15 Dec 1886 at Belmont, Amity Twp, Allegany Co., NY, d. 1968; interred with Elmer), age 36, daughter of James H. and Marrietta "Mary" E. (Demmer) Anderson of Belmont, Amity Township, Alleghany County, New York, on 3 July 1928 (license issued same day) at Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio.

 

1900 US Census: James Barnfield, age 48 (b. May 1852 in PA; parents b. PA), with no occupation recorded, was heading a household in Susquehanna Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.  The household also included his wife of 20 years, Emma Barnfield, age 55 (b. May 1845 in PA; parents b. PA), with no occupation recorded, who had had 2 children, both still alive; son, Nelson Barnfield, age 17 (b. Jul 1882 in PA; parents b. PA), single, and employed as a ticket agent; and son, Thomas C. Barnfield, age 15 (b. Jun 1884 in PA; parents b. PA).

 

1910 US Census: Nelson Barnfield, age 28 (b. PA; parents' birth location unknown) and employed as a laborer, resided as a boarder in the household headed by Robert L. Douglass, age 34 (b. OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a clerk in a rubber factory, at 95 Gale Street in the City of Akron, Summit County, Ohio.  Nelson and Robert had both been married once.  The household also included Robert's wife of 10 years, Anna J. Douglass, age 34 (b. OH; parents b. OH), who had been married once and had had no children; Nelson's wife of 5 years and fellow boarder, Margaritt Barnfield, age 23 (b. NYS; parents' birth location unknown), who had had 1 child, still alive; and lodger, Ruth Minnet, age 5 (b. OH; parents b. OH). [note: Nelson's daughter, Lucy, resided with Margaritt's parents at Belmont, NY; see directly below.]

 

1910 US Census: James H. Anderson, age 46 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a telephone solicitor for Bell Telephone, was heading a household on South Street in the Village of Belmont, Amity Township, Allegany County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 24 years, Marrietta Anderson, age 44 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 1 child, still alive; and granddaughter, Lucy Emma Barnfield, age 3 (b. NYS; father b. PA; mother b. NYS).

 

1920 US Census: William Barnfield, age 37 (b. PA; parents b. PA) and employed as a superintendent in the construction industry, was heading a household in West Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Margaret Barnfield, age 32 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); and daughter, Lucy E. Barnfield, age 13 (b. NYS; father b. PA; mother b. NYS).

 

At about age 18 Margaret Anderson married had (1st) William Nelson Barnfield (b. Jul 1882 in PA, d. after 1930 in Oakland Co., MI), son of James Gibson and Emma (Clyde) Barnfield, about 1905; divorced 4 August 1916 at Cleveland, Ohio.  At age 30 Margaret (Anderson) Barnfield married (2nd) the same William Nelson Barnfield on 27 December 1916 (license issued 26 Dec 1916); divorced again, by July 1928.  William and Margaret had the following daughter:

 

[4] Lucy Emma Barnfield: Born 22 October 1905 at Belmont, Amity Township, Allegany County, New York.  Died 12 August 1955 at Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan; interred there in Perry Mount Park Cemetery.

 

At age 21, while employed as a stenographer at Pontiac, Michigan, Lucy Barnfield married (1st) Paul Everette Roat (b. 22 Jul 1906 at St. Johns, Clinton Co., MI, d. 2 Mar 1947, age 40, at Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI), age 22, employed as a salesman, and also a resident of Pontiac, son of John Wesley and Hattie L. (Shroyer) Roat, on 7 December 1926 (license issued same day) in Wood County, Ohio.  Of interest, Paul Roat was single and resided with his parents in 1930 and 1940, and when he married, as her 2nd husband, Mabel M. (May) Jones on 14 February 1947, Paul Roat reported he had not been previously married; so perhaps the 1st marriage was annulled.

 

Per page 53 of the record of county marriages of Ohio, at age 38 divorcee (divorced at Pontiac, MI) Lucy E. Riley married (perhaps 3rd, since the surname Riley suggests a 2nd marriage occurred before this) James Franklin Wiser, II "Bud" (b. 16 Oct 1902 at Brandon Gardens, Pontiac/Seymour Lake, Oakland Co., MI, d. 10 Jun 1950, age 47, in Waterford Twp, Oakland Co., MI; interred with Lucy), age 43, son of Newton Albert and Rose H. (Goldorf) Wiser, on 23 August 1946 (license issued same day) at Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio.  Of interest, in 1940 J. Frank Wiser, age 37 (b. MI) single, and employed as a meter reader for the City Water Department, resided with his widowed mother in the City of Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan.

 

[c. Mabel Edna Spaulding: Born 3 November 1894 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 7 August 1964 at Hudson, Lenawee County, Michigan; interred Northlawn Cemetery, North Adams, Hillsdale County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census: Milo Ware, age 58 (b. May 1842 in OH; parents b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Gagetown, Elmwood Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife of 32 years, Flora Ware, age 61 (b. Nov 1839 in Canada; parents b. Canada), who immigrated to the US in 1867 and had had 1 child, still alive; son, Albert Ware, age 14 (b. May 1886 in MI) and employed as a farm laborer; and adopted [grand] son, Walter A. Ware, age 3 (b. Jul 1896 in MI; parents b. MI). [note: Walter was the son of Milo's daughter, Mina Ware and Franklin Phillips].

 

1910 US Census: Forest Brown, age 37 (b. English-speaking Canada; parents b. English-speaking Canada) and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household in Fremont Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He immigrated to the US in 1897, and he had been married once.  The household also included his wife, Louis Brown, age 30 (b. MI; father b. OH; mother b. France), who had been married twice and had had 6 children, all still alive; son, Walter Brown, age 14 (b. MI; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MI); daughter, Lilly Brown, age 8 (b. MI; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MI); son, Forest J. Brown, age 4 (b. MI; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MI); son, Beacher Brown, age 2 (b. MI; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MI); daughter, Vera Brown, age 1 (b. MI; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MI); and daughter, Florenc Brown, age 6 months (b. MI; father b. English-speaking Canada; mother b. MI).

 

1917 WWI Draft Registration: Walter A. P. Ware, age 22 (b. 10 Jul 1895 at Caro, Tuscola Co., MI) and self employed as a teamster and farmer, resided with his wife and 2 children in the Village of Northville, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Walter P. Ware, age 25 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a clerk, was heading a household on Oakland Street in the Village of Northville, Northville Township, Wayne County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Mable E. Ware, age 25 (b. MI; father b. KY; mother b. MI); son, Irvin W. Ware, age 5 years and 1 month (b. MI); son, Herbert L. Ware, age 4 (b. MI); and daughter, Geraldine L. Ware, age 1 year and 1 month (b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Walter A. Ware, age 36 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as proprietor of a hardware store, was heading a household at 119 Novi Avenue in the Village of Northville, Wayne County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 18, and his residence was valued at $4,500.  The household also included his wife, Mabel E. Ware, age 36 (b. MI; parents b. MI), who married 1st at age 18; son, W. Irvin Ware, age 16 (b. MI); son, Herbert L. Ware, age 14 (b. MI); daughter, Geraldine L. Ware, age 11 (b. MI); and daughter, Maxine R. Ware, age 8 (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Walter Ware, age 43 (b. MI) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Hotis Road in Wheatland Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan.  He had completed 6th grade, and his residence was valued at $870.  The household also included his wife, Mabel E. Ware, age 43 (b. MI) and employed as a farm laborer, who had completed 1 year of high school; and daughter, Maxine R. Ware, age 19 (b. MI), single, and employed as an NYS filing clerk for the Branch State compensation office, who had completed 4 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they resided at Northville, Wayne County, Michigan.

 

1942 WWII Draft Registration: Walter Alfred Ware, age 48 (b. 10 Jul 1894 in Tuscola Co., MI) and self employed as a farmer resided in Wheatland Township, Hillsdale County, Michigan.  He designated Mabel E. Ware as someone who would always know his address.

 

At age 18 Mabel Spaulding married Walter Alfred (Phillips) Ware (b. 10 Jul 1895 at Elkland, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 29 Jun 1975 at Sarasota, Sarasota Co., FL; interred with Mabel), age 18, son of Franklin "Frank" (b. 12 Sep 1875 at Emmett, St. Clair Co., MI, d. 18 Jan 1907 at Novesta, Tuscola Co., MI; interred there in Novesta Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola Co., MI) and Minia/Mina Louisa (Ware) Phillips (b. 11 Sep 1882 at Ellington/Gagetown, Tuscola Co., MI, m. 23 Mar 1895 at Bad Axe, Huron Co., MI, d. 3 May 1936, age 54, at Northville, Wayne Co., MI; interred there in Rural Hill Cem.), on 2 November 1912 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

Of interest, at age 18 Frank Phillips, son of James and Mary (Cenehag/Cannehag) Phillips, married Mina Ware, age 16, daughter of Milo and Flora (Biglow) Ware, on 23 March 1895 (license issued same day) at Bad Axe, Huron County, Michigan, 4 months before the birth of their son, Walter Phillips/Ware; they were subsequently divorced and Mina's parents adopted Walter as their own child, changing his surname to Ware (which Walter opted for in later life).  At age 22, while a resident of Unionville, Michigan, Minia/Mina/Minnie Ware, daughter of Milo and Flora (Bigelow) Ware and mother of Walter Ware, married (2nd) Forrest Brown (b. abt 1874 in MI), age 30 and a resident of Caro, Michigan, son of Richard and Victoria (Setterington) Brown, on 18 February 1904 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan; witnessed on one record by Mina's brother and sister-in-law, Loyal and Grace Ware of Caro, Michigan, and on another record by Mina's mother, Flora Ware, and brother, Loyal Ware of Grant, Michigan.  Forrest and Mina (Ware) Brown had at least 6 children.

 

In 1900 "Walter Ware" resided as an "adopted son" in the household headed by his maternal grandparents, Milo and Flora Jane (Biglow) Ware of Gagetown, Tuscola County, Michigan.  In 1910 he was enumerated as "Walter Brown" in the household headed by (his step-father) Forrest Brown in Fremont Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Of the three surnames he used in early life (Phillips, Ware, Brown), apparently Walter adopted the surname "Ware."  Walter and Mabel (Spaulding) Ware had the following children:

 

[1] Walter Irvin Ware "Irv": Born 6 February 1914 in Michigan.  Died 21 February 1992, age 78, at Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan; interred Rural Hill Cemetery, Northville, Wayne County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Ervin W. Ware, age 26 (b. MI) and employed as a truck driver for and ice and coal company, was heading a household at 630 Horton Avenue in the Village of Northville, Northville Township, Wayne County, Michigan.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  His residence was valued at $1,600.  The household also included his wife, Ethel Ware, age 23 (b. MI), who had completed 4 years of high school; and daughter, Mary Lou Ware, age 3 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same township.  Of interest, the household headed by his brother, Herbert L. Ware, age 23, was enumerated directly after him on the same census page.

 

Ervin Ware married Ethel V. Hartner (b. 1916, d. 1997), daughter of Herman N. and Ethel (?) Hartner, and had at least the following daughter:

 

[a] Mary Lou Ware: Born 24 July 1936 in Michigan.  Died ; interred Rural Hill Cemetery, Northville, Wayne County, Michigan.  Married Freemont Edward Karhu (b. 15 Jul 1930 in MI), son of Otto and Phoebe (?) Karhu.

 

[2] Herbert Lawrence Ware: Born 8 January 1916 in Michigan.  Died 11 December 2009, age 93, at Northville, Wayne County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Herbert L. Ware, age 23 (b. MI) and employed as a plumber in a private shop, was heading a household at 632 Horton Avenue in the Village of Northville, Wayne County, Michigan.  He had completed 4 years of high school, and his residence was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Madeline Ware, age 23 (b. MI), who had completed 2 years of high school.  On 1 April 1935 they both resided in the same township.  Of interest, the household headed by his brother, Ervin W. Ware, age 26, was enumerated immediately before him on the same census page.

 

Herbert Ware married Madeline Viola (?) (b. 24 April 1916 in MI, d. 7 May 1999 in Wayne Co., MI).

 

[3] Harold Ware: Born 17 December 1917 at Northville, Wayne County, Michigan.  Died there 18 December 1917.

 

[4] Geraldine L. Ware: Born about 1918 in Michigan.

 

[5] Maxine R. Ware: Born 8 July 1919 at Northville, Michigan.

 

At age 21, while a resident of Edgerton, Williams County, Ohio and employed as a clerk, Maxine R. Ware married, as his 1st wife, Richard Laverne Meeks (b. 18 Apr 1919 at Hillsdale, MI, d. 9 Sep 2005 in Lenawee Co., MI; interred Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI), age 21 and employed as a machinist at Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Michigan, son of Herman (b. 22 Aug 1896, d. 18 Oct 1985) and Minnie Belle (Masters) Meeks (b. 11 Jul 1894, d. Dec 1976), on 10 August 1940 (license issued 8 Aug 1940) in Williams County, Ohio. (note: for reasons that are not clear, the Ohio marriage record for Walter and Mabel (Spaulding) Ware is annotated: "Do Not Publish Please").

 

Richard L. Meeks married (2nd) Wanda A./D. (?) (b. 8 Aug 1923, d. 3 Nov 2007; interred with Richard) and had at least one child.

 

[d. Earl Clark Spaulding: Born 18/10 June 1898 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 18 January 1983 at Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan; interred Cadillac Memorial Gardens West, Westland Township, Wayne County, Michigan.

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: Earl Clark Spaulding, age 20 (b. 18 Jun 1898) and employed as a painter for Stimpson Scale Electric Company of Northville, Wayne County, Michigan, resided at Northville and designated his father, Charles Herbert Spaulding of Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan, as his nearest relative.

 

1920 US Census: Earl Spalding, age 21 (b. MI; parents' birth location unknown) and employed as a painter in a factory, was heading a household on Wing Street in Northville Township, Wayne County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Gertrude Spalding, age 22 (b. MI; father's birth location unknown; mother b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Earl Spaulding, age 31 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a pressman in an air gun factory, was heading a household at 814 York Street in the Village of Plymouth, Wayne County, Michigan.  He married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Gertrude V. Spaulding, age 32 (b. MI; father b. PA; mother's birth location unknown), who married 1st at age 22; daughter, Geneve H. Spaulding, age 9 (b. MI); daughter, Ruth M. Spaulding, age 8 (b. MI); son, Earle C. Spaulding, age 5 years and 3? months (b. MI); and son, Charles W. Spaulding, age 1 year and 8? months (b. MI).

 

1940 US Census: Earl Spaulding, age 41 (b. MI) and employed as operator of a drop hammer in an air rifle plant, was heading a household at 640 Holbrook Avenue in the City of Plymouth, Plymouth Township, Wayne County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Gertrude Spaulding, age 42 (b. MI), who had completed 8th grade; daughter, Genevieve Spaulding, age 19 (b. MI), single, and employed as a bench (?) in an air rifle plant, who had completed 4 years of high school; daughter, Ruth Spaulding, age 18 (b. MI) and single, who had completed 3 years of high school; son, Earl Spaulding, Jr., age 15 (b. MI); son, Charles Spaulding, age 11 (b. MI); and daughter, Vivian Spaulding, age 1 (b. MI).  On 1 April 1935 they resided in the same township.

 

At age 20, while a resident of Northville, Michigan, Earl Spaulding married Gertrude Viola Moyer (b. 27 Apr 1897 in Novi Twp, Oakland Co., MI, d. 7 Aug 1986 at Westland, MI; interred with Earl), age 22, employed as a painter, and also a resident of Northville, daughter of Charles and Ella (Parmer) Moyer, on 17 May 1919 (license issued same day) at Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[1] Genevieve H. Spaulding: Born about 1921 in Michigan.

 

[2] Ruth M. Spaulding: Born about 1922 in Michigan.

 

[3] Earl Clark Spaulding, Jr.: Born about 1925 in Michigan.

 

[4] Charles W. Spaulding: Born about 1929 in Michigan.

 

[5] Vivian Spaulding: Born about 1939 in Michigan. 

 

[e. Avis Myrtle Spaulding: Born about 1902 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 1937; interred Indianfields Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan (gravestone name: "Avis I. (for Irish) Richmond."

 

1918 WWI Draft Registration: James Monroe Irish, age 21 (b. 8 Mar 1897 in Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI) and employed by Clark Irish, resided at Hunters Creek, Michigan.  He designated his mother, Louisa M. Irish, as his nearest relative.

 

1918 WWI Enlistment: James M. Irish (b. 8 Mar 1897 in Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI) of S. Hamilton Avenue in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, son of James A. and Louisa M. (?) Irish, enlisted 31 January 1918 in Company I of the US Army's 48th Infantry Regiment at Columbus, Ohio.

 

1920 US Census: James Irish, age 22 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a laborer on streets and in a factory, was heading a household on South Almer Street in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Avis Irish, age 17 (b. MI; father b. OH; mother b. MI).

 

1930 US Census: Of possible interest, there was a James Irish, age 33 (b. MI; parents b. MI), divorced, and employed as a laborer in the power house, residing as an inmate in the Michigan State Prison in Blackman Township, Jackson County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Of possible interest, there was a James Irish, age 44 (b. MI) and employed as a truck driver for the Railway Express Agency, heading a household at 719 South Walter Street in the City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico.  He had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Pearl Irish, age 35 (b. TN), who had completed 1 year of high school; and brother-in-law, Winston Starnes, age 36 (b. TN), and single, with no record of employment, who had completed 4 years of high school.  They resided in the same house on 1 April 1935.

 

At age 16, while a resident of Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan, Avis Spaulding married (1st) Monroe James Irish "James" (b. 8 Mar 1897 in Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 19 Jan 1941, age 43, at Jackson, Jackson Co., MI; interred Moreland Cem. (military gravestone), Fairgrove Twp, Tuscola Co., MI), age 21 and a resident of Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, son of James A. and Louisa M. (Higely/Highly) Irish on 20 December 1918 (license issued 18 Dec 1918) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan; subsequently divorced.  James and Avis (Spaulding) Irish had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[1] Frances Irish: Born 20 December 1920 at Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.  Died 26 December 2010 in the Maple Lawn Medical Care Facility at Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan; interred Lake View Cemetery, Quincy, Branch County, Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: Frances Irish, age 9 (b. MI; parents b. US) resided as a lodger in the household headed by Harry Hoover, age 41 (b. OH) in the City of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: Frances Irish, age 19 (b. MI) and single, with no record of employment, was a lodger in the Michigan Children's Aid Society facility in the City of Battle Creek, Battle Creek Township, Calhoun County, Michigan.  She had completed 4 years of high school.

 

At age 21, while a resident of Battle Creek, Michigan, Frances Irish married William F. Johnson (b. 25 Nov 1920, d. 10 Dec 1994; interred with Frances), age 21 and also a resident of Battle Creek, son of Harry E. and Willow L. (?) Johnson, on 15 February 1942 (license issued 9 Feb 1942) in Calhoun County, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] James W. Johnson: Married Janet (?).

 

[b] Patricia L. Johnson: Married (?) Gooldy.

 

[c] Nancy J. Johnson: Married Dennis Smith.

 

[2] William "Bill" (Irish) Henderson: Born about 1923 in Michigan.

 

1930 US Census: William Irish, age 7 (b. MI; parents b. MI) resided as a boarder in the household headed by Harley Henderson, age 26 (b. MI; parents b. MI) and employed as a public school teacher, at Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan.

 

1940 US Census: William H. Henderson, age 17 (b. MI) resided as a foster-son in the household headed by Harley L. Henderson, age 36 (b. MI) and employed as a public school teacher, in the City of Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan.  William had completed 3 years of high school.

 

[3] Margaret (Irish) Kraft.

 

[4] Ray (Irish) Howard.

 

Avis (Spaulding) Irish married (2nd) (?) Richmond and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[5] Mary Louise Richmond): Married (?) Hellriegel.

 

[6] Robert Richmond.

 

[f. Lelia/Lela R. Spaulding: Born about 1908 in Michigan.  Died .

 

1940 US Census: Roy Wright, age 35 (b. MI) and employed as owner and attendant of a gas station, was heading a household at 6589 Houghton Street in Cass City, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  He had completed 8th grade, and his residence was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Lelia Wright, age 33 (b. MI), who had completed 9th grade; daughter, Betty Lee Wright, age 12 (b. MI); daughter, Pauline Wright, age 9 (b. MI); son, Clifford Wright, age 7 (b. MI); and daughter, Nila Wright, age 5 (b. MI).  They resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.

 

Lelia Spaulding married Roy E. Wright, son of Frank J. and Clara A. (?) Wright of Elmwood Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, and had the following children:

 

[1] Betty Lee Wright: Born about 1928 in Michigan.  Married Philip Doerr.

 

[2] Helen Pauline Wright: Born 8 September 1930 at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 3 October 2006 at Ypsilanti, Michigan; interred Arborcrest Memorial Park & Chapel Mausoleum, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan.  Married Richard V. Holcomb (b. 1931) on 3 February 1951 and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Rick B. Holcomb: Married Susan (?).

 

[b] Michael Holcomb: Married Tami (?).

 

[c] Steven J. Holcomb.

 

[d] Lori Holcomb: Married Dale Peskey.

 

[3] Clifford Wright: Born about 1933 in Michigan.

 

[4] Nila Ruth Wright: Born 7 June 1934 at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 30 April 2012, age 77, at Dales General Hospital, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred Indianfields Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Richard L. Thorp (b. 10 Sep 1932) on 28 January 1956 at Cass City, Michigan and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[a] Jim Thorp.

 

[b] Karen Thorp.

 

[5] Sharon Wright: Married Gerald Thorp.

 

[g. Naomi E. Spaulding: Born 26 May 1910 at Mercy Hospital, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 26 July 1970, age 60.

 

Naomi Spaulding married Nelson G. Miller (b. 14 Apr 1908 in Gilford Twp, Tuscola Co., MI, d. 27 Jul 1972; interred Brookside Cemetery, on 19 June 1932 in Ohio and had the following children:

 

[1] Viola Miller: Married Kermit Gorrell.

 

[2] Joycelyn Miller: Married Edward Crosby.

 

[3] Ella Jane Miller: Married Carson O'Dell.

 

[4] Charles Cottrell.

 

[5] Ronald Cottrell.

 

[6] David Miller.

 

[7] Danny Miller.

 

At age 46 Herbert Spaulding married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Myrtle (Seekings) Hendrick (b. abt 1888 in MI), age 35, daughter of Gilbert and Sophia (Fester) Seekings, on 24 December 1918 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Myrtle had the following children from her 1st marriage:

 

[h. Hazen F. Hendricks: Born about 1908 in Michigan.

 

[i. Coral L. Hendricks: Born about 1913 in Michigan.

 

[j. Alden K. Hendricks: Born about 1914 in Michigan.

 

Herbert and Myrtle (Seekings)(Hendrickson) Spaulding had the following son:

 

[k. Carleton Samuel Spaulding "Sam": Born about 1921 in Michigan.

 

[l. Bonnie Jean Spaulding: Born about 1925 in Michigan.  Married (?) Flikkie.

 

[2. Minnie M. Spaulding: Born 28 September 1870 in Michigan.  Died 20 October 1927, age 57, at Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.

 

At age 17 Minnie Spaulding married Clarence Boss (b. 4 Jan 1865 at Jackson, Jackson Co., MI, d. 12 Jun 1939 at Detroit, Wayne Co., MI), age 22, son of William and Elzina (Mayo/Mays) Boss, on 25 December 1887 in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a. Gertrude M. Boss: Born 1888.  Married (?) Clark.

 

[b. Hazel N. Boss: Born 1894.  Married (?) Stephens.

 

[3. William "Willie" W. Spaulding: Born 22 March 1873 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 31 August 1940, age 67, in Argentine Township, Genesee County, Michigan; interred Almer Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Employed as a farmer.  At age 22 married Harriett "Hattie" T. Hull (b. Sep 1877 in NYS, d. 1965; interred with William), age 18, daughter of Andrew and Roxie (Clark) Hull, on 1 April 1895 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan and had at least the following daughter:

 

[a. Pearl Irene Spaulding: Born 25 May 1897 in Michigan.  Died 1 December 1984 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan; interred Saint Michaels Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married (1st) Clare B. Turner (b. 6 Jan 1897, d. 18 Aug 1967) on 20 January 1917; subsequently divorced.  Pearl and Clare had the following daughter:

 

[1] Leota Turner: Born 3 December 1919.  Died 4 December 1919.

 

Pearl (Spaulding) Turner married (2nd) John "Jack" Bednorek (b. 16 Jun 1887, d. 18 Feb 1957) in 1929.

 

[4. Aves "Tena" E. Spaulding: Born about 1876 in Michigan.  Died 1965; interred Indian Fields Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Nicholas Milner (b. 12 Mar 1867, d. 3 Jun 1934; interred with Tena), son of John and Elizabeth (Ogram) Milner, and had the following children:

 

[a. Erma May Milner: Born 1896.  Died 17 June 1899; interred Indian Fields Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[b. Orvila A. Milner: Born 24 April 1909.  Died 29 January 1910; interred Indian Fields Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[c. Vernon Nicholas Milner: Born 10 Nov 1913.  Died 10 Oct 1915; interred Indian Fields Township Cemetery, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan..

 

(g) Phebe Matilda Spaulding: Born 30 May 1843 in Scriba Township, Oswego County, New York (also seen: b. 1841 in Jefferson Co., NY).  Died 31 July 1874, age 31, in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married (?) Higley (.

 

(h) Alonzo Permeneo/Permeno Spaulding: Born 22 June 1845 in Ohio.  Died 26 May 1925 in New York; interred Central Chapel Cemetery, Brooktondale Township, Tompkins County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Alonzo Spaulding, age 34 (b. OH; father b. VT; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Birch Run Township, Saginaw County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Nancy Spaulding, age 33 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. MA).

 

1892 NYS Census: Alonzo Spaulding, age 46 (b. US) and employed as a laborer, resided in Caroline Township, Tompkins County, New York.  The household also included Nancy D. Spaulding, age 54 (b. US).

 

1900 US Census: Elonzo P. Spaulding, age 54 (b. Jun 1845 in OH; father b. VT; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Candor Township, Tioga County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 24 years, Nancy B. Spaulding, age (b. Jan 1842 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive.

 

1905 NYS Census: Alonzo Spaulding, age 52 (b. US) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Candor Township, Tioga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nancy Spaulding, age 65 (b. US) and employed doing housework.

 

1910 US Census: Alonza Spaulding, age 64 (b. OH; father b. VT; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Candor Township, Tioga County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 30 years, Nancy Spaulding, age 68 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had been married twice (no record of children).

 

1915 NYS Census: Alonzo Spaulding, age 67, was heading a household in Candor Township, Tioga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nancy B. Spanlding, age 74.

 

1920 US Census: Alonzo P. Spaulding, age 74 (b. OH; father b. VT; mother b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at Caroline, Caroline Township, Tompkins County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nancy B. Spaulding, age 79 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS).

 

Alonzo Spaulding married, as her 2nd husband, Nancy B. (?) (b. Jan 1842, d. 30 May 1925; interred with Alonzo) about 1876 (per 1900 Census)  or 1880 (per 1910 Census).  Nancy had married (1st) (?) and had 1 child (still alive in 1900).

 

(i) Lydia "Leddie" Lorinda Spaulding: Born 5 August 1847 in Scriba Township, Oswego County, New York (also seen: b. Jefferson Co., NY).  Died 26 October 1943, age 96 and widowed, at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1860 US Census: David Cutler, age 51 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township (Watsonville Post Office), Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included Esther A. Cutler, age 32 (b. England) and employed as a domestic; son, Edward Cutler, age 21 (b. PA) and employed as an apprentice farmer; son, Francis Cutler, age 14 (b. OH); daughter, Hellen E. Cutler, age 7 (b. OH); and son, Albert C. Cutler, age 3 (b. OH).

 

1870 US Census: Franklin Cutler, age 24 (b. OH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  His real estate was valued at $400.  The household also included his wife, Lydia Cutler, age 23 (b. OH); and daughter, Nettie Cutler, age 1 (b. MI).

 

1880 US Census: Frank Cutler, age 33 (b. OH; father b. NYS; mother b. E. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Lydia L. Cutler, age 32 (b. NYS; father b. VT; mother b. NYS); daughter, Nettie A. Cutler, age 11 (b. MI); son, David E. Cutler, age 8 (b. MI); son, Oscar J. Cutler, age 5 (b. MI); daughter, Cloie M. Cutler, age 3 (b. MI); and son, Vernon M. Cutler, age 1 (b. MI).

 

1900 US Census: Lydia Cutler, age 51 (b. Aug 1848 in NYS; father b. VT; mother b. NYS), divorced, and employed as , was heading a household in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  She had had 6 childen, 5 of whom were still alive.  The household also included her son, Charles Cutler, age 17 (b. Apr 1883 in MI; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer. 

 

1900 US Census: Of possible interest, a Frank Cuttler, age 53 (b. Nov 1846 in OH; parents b. OH), single, and employed as a day laborer, resided as a boarder in the household headed by Sarah Shultz, age 53 (b. NYS) and widowed, in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

1910 US Census: Libly L. Cutter, age 62 (b. NYS; father b. VT; mother b. NJ) and widowed, who had had 6 children, 5 of whom were still alive, resided as a boarder in the household headed by Lovine Spaulding, age 67 (b. PA; parents b. NJ) and widowed, at 127 Gilford Street in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Lovine had had 4 children, all still alive. [Lovine was Libly's sister-in-law; widow of her brother, Ariel Clark Spaulding.]

 

1910 US Census: Of possible interest, Frank Cutler, age 64 (b. PA; parents b. PA), widowed, and employed as a barn boss in a saw mill, resided as a boarder in the household headed by Sarah Schultz, age 64 (b. NYS) and employed as the landlady of a boarding house, at 515 Polk Street in Bay City, Bay County, Michigan.

 

1920 US Census: Lydie Cutler, age 72 (b. NYS; father b. VT; mother b. NYS), widowed, and not employed, resided in the household headed by her son, Edward D. Cutler, age 48 (b. MI) in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Of interest, the household headed by her son-in-law, John H. VanConett, age 45, was enumerated directly after them.

 

1930 US Census: Lydia Cutler, age 82 (b. NYS; father b. VT; mother b. NYS), widowed, and not employed, was heading a single-person household at 314 Almer Street in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  She married 1st at age 19.

 

1940 US Census: Lyda Cutler, age 92 (b. NYS) and widowed, resided as a lodger in the household  headed by Frank H. Seeley, age 59 (b. MI) in the Village of Caro, Indianfields Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Lydia had completed 5th grade, and on 1 April 1935 she resided elsewhere in rural Tuscola County, Michiga.

 

At age 19, while a resident of Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, Lydia Spaulding married Francis/Franklin "Frank" Cutler (b. 9 Oct 1844 in OH, d. 10 Sep 1914 at Bay City, Bay Co., MI), age 21 and also a resident of Fairgrove Township, son of David Cutler (b. abt 1809 in NYS), on 28 February 1867 at the house of Chanez Reed in Tuscola County, Michigan; witnessed by Benjamin F. and John T. Reed.  Lydia and Frank had the following children:

 

[1. Nettie/Nellie A. Cutler: Born about 1869 in Michigan.  Died 31 October 1881, age 12 years, 8 months, and 18 days, in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[2. David Edward Cutler "Edward": Born 4 January 1872 at home in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died Thursday, 21 January 1955 in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

1900 US Census:

 

1910 US Census:

 

1920 US Census: Edward D. Cutler, age 48 (b. MI; father b. OH; mother b. NYS), widowed, and employed as a laborer on the county road, was heading a household in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his son, Frank Cutler, age 12 (b. MI; parents b. MI); and mother, Lydie Cutler, age 72 (b. NYS; father b. VT; mother b. NYS) and widowed.  Of interest, the household headed by his brother-in-law, John H. VanConett, age 45, was enumerated directly after him.

 

1930 US Census:

 

1940 US Census:

 

At age 33, while a resident of Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michgian, Edward Cutler married, as her 2nd husband, Martha (Marsaw) Darber, age 34 and also a resident of Almer Township, daughter of Ira and Margaret (Vroman) Marsaw, on 11 October 1905 (license issued same day) in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following son:

 

[a. Frank Cutler: Born about 1906 at Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan.  At age 19 married Viola Bernice Finkbeiner, age 18, daughter of Samuel and Lillian (Cuddie) Finkbeiner, on 16 November 1925 in Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Frances Ann Cutler: Married Ricard Joslin and had the following son:

 

[a] Richar Joslin, Jr.

 

[3. Oscar J. Cutler: Born 4 August 1874 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

At age 21 Oscar Cutler married Mary Rushlo (b. abt 1876 in MI), age 19, daughter of Archie and Margaret (Beyette) Rushlo, on 27 November 1895 (license issued 26 Nov 1895) in Reese Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[4. Chloa M. Cutler: Born about 1877 in Michigan.

 

1910 US Census: Saginaw

 

1920 US Census: John H. VanConett, age 45 (b. MI; father b. Enlish-speading Canada; mother b. NYS) and emkployed as a carpenter in the building industry, was heading a household in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  The household also included his wife, Chloa M. VanConett, age 43 (b. MI; father b. OH; mother b. NYS); son, John C. VanConett, age 13 (b. MI); daughter, Alta E. VanConett; and son, Robert B. VanConett, age 4 months.  Of interest, the household headed by his brother-in-law, Edward D. Cutler, age 48, was enumerated just before him.

 

1930 US Census: Hill, Ogemaw County, Michigan.

 

At age 20 Chloa Cutler married (1st) John Henry VanConett (b. 9 Jun 1874 in MI, d. 9 Jun 1928 at Pontiac, Oakland Co., MI), age 23, son of John Everhart and Charlotte (Hartwick) VanConett, on 6 July 1897 (license issued same day) in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan and had the following children:

 

[a. Ellis E. Van Conett: Born 17 April 1899 in Almer Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 18 November 1992 in Beaumont Township, Jefferson County, Texas.  Married Jennie G. (?) (b. abt 1905 in MI, d. 2002 in TX).

 

[b. Clayton R. Van Conett: Born about 1902 in Michigan.  Died Doris (?) (b. abt 1901 in MI).

 

[c. John E. Van Conett: Born about 1906 in Michigan.  Married Gail Clark (b. 12 Apr 1905 in MI, d. Jan 1983 at Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL), daughter of Harvey C. and Margaret (Cox) Clark, on 19 December 1923 at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

[d. Carl Van Conett: Born about 1910 in Michigan.  Died 19 September 1912 at Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.

 

[e. Alta E. VanConett: Born about 1916 in Michigan.

 

[f. Robert B. VanConett: Born 1919 in Michigan.

 

Chloe (Cutler) VanConet married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Orin Allan Rogers (b. 9 Aug 1877 at Tuscola, Tuscola Co., MI, d. Mar 1966 in Clinton Twp, Macomb Co., MI), son of Johiel Allen and Nancy Marion (Yerdon) Rogers, on 29 October 1929 at Arbela, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Orin Rogers had married (1st) Mary G. Hinckley (b. 12 Jan 1885 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH, d. 19 Feb 1924 at Flint, Genesee Co., MI), daughter of Eber Peltiah and Ellen (Crooks) Hinckley.

 

[5. Verne M. Cutler: (male) Born 15 March 1879 in Michigan.  Died 19 November 1956, age 77, at Pleasant View Rest Home, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California; interred Inglewood Memorial Park.

 

At age 22, while a resident of Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan, Verne Cutleer married (1st) Gertrude "Gertie" Ranseer, age 22 and also a resident of Caro, Michigan, daughter of Robert Ranseer, on 23 December 1901 (license issued same day) at Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

At age 65 Verne Cutler married (3rd), as her 2nd husband, widow Linda Lloyd (b. abt 1892 in IN), age 52, daughter of John (b. Germany) and Minnie (Arndt) Pest (b. Germany), on 21 April 1944 in Los Angeles County, California.

 

[6. Charles Cutler: Born about 1883 in Michigan.

 

At age 24 Charles Cutler married Sarah A. Hendrick (b. abt 1888 in MI), age 19, daughter of Egbert S. and Bessie E. (Doming) Hendrick, on 7 August 1907 (license issued same day) at Ellington, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

(j) John Harvey Spaulding "Harvey": Born 7 February 1850 in Auburn Township, Geauga County, Ohio (also seen: b. 7 Dec 1850 in OH & b. abt 1849 in Jefferson Co., NY).  Died Tuesday, 6 October 1936, age 86, at home on East Grant Street in the Village of Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Married Mary Shipman and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[1. Nellie Spaulding: Died Oct 1936 from complications of injuries incurred when she fell down the cellar stairs. Married (?) Wright.

 

[2. Jennie Spaulding: Married (?) Howell.

 

[3. Wendell Spaulding.

 

(k) Charles S./Wesley Spaulding: Born 15 June 1852 in Auburn Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  Died 10 April 1864, about age 11.  Note: this is not the Charles H. Spaulding (b. OH; father b. PA. mother b. OH) who, in 1910, resided with a family in Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

(l) Alva/Alved Augustus Spaulding, Jr.: Born 25/27 August 1854 in Auburn Township, Geauga County, Ohio.  Died 21 February 1930, age 75, in Plymouth Township, Wayne County, Michigan.

 

Alva Spaulding, Jr. married (1st) Ethel Osborn.

 

At age 54, while employed as a farmer residing at Mt. Morris, MI, married (2nd), as her 3rd husband, Ida (Smith) Haven (b. abt 1860 in Lapeer Co., MI), age 49 and also a resident of Mt. Morris, Michigan, daughter of James and Alvira (Barry) Smith, on 18 September 1909 (license issued same day) at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

At age 57, while employed as a trucker and residing at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan, married (3rd), as her 3rd husband, Sarah Jane (Smith) Cummings (b. Lapur Co., MI), age 57 and a resident of Plymouth, Michigan, daughter of James and Rebecca (Spore) Smith, on 1 March 1913 (license issued same day) at Flint, Genesee County, Michigan.

 

[1. May Spaulding: (perhaps) Married Alfred Inglis, son of George and Catherine (White) Inglis, on 24 December 1906 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.

 

(m) Henry Franklin Spaulding: Born 13 July 1857 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan.  Died 7 January 1913 at Isabella, Major County, Oklahoma.  Married.

 

(n) Charles Orville Spaulding: (perhaps) Born about 1845 (by one account) in Jefferson County, New York.  Perhaps died young, since not with his parents in 1850.

 

(3) Sophia Ann Drake: (Gay #542) Born 24 September 1808 at Clinton, Kirkland Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died 18 October 1890 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Married (1st) Reverend Joseph Wilcox (d. in the War of 1812) of Clinton, New York and had the following children:

 

(a) Colby Wilcox.

 

(b) Marks Wilcox.

 

Sophia (Drake) Wilcox married (2nd) Isaac Dan.

 

(4) Butler Simri Drake: (Gay #543) Born 18 October 1810 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died 3 December 1893.  Married Emeline Gardner (b. 12 Jan 1813 in Wilbraham, MA, d. 21 Dec 1882 at New Haven), daughter of Charles and Patty (Cadwell) Gardner of Massachusetts, on 7 April 1841 in Smyrna Township, Chenango County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a) Marietta Drake: (Gay #833) Born 24 August 1842.  Died 11 February 1919 at Oswego, Oswego County, New York.  Never married.

 

(b) Martha E. Drake: (Gay #834) Born 16 June 1845.  Married Caleb Humphrey/Humphries on 4 March 1872 and had the following son:

 

[1. Charles Humphrey/Humphries.

 

(c) Cornelia “Nellie” Drake: (Gay #835) Born 14 October 1846.  Married Wayland C. Parker (d. 1914 at Galesburg, IL) at Rock Island, Illinois.

 

(d) Charles Warner Drake: (Gay #836) Born 12 January 1848 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Later resided at Englewood, New Jersey.  Married Carried Baldwin (b. 14 Jan 1850 at Oswego, N.Y., d. 18 Oct 1912), daughter of Harvey Allen and Susan (Keyes) Baldwin, on 20 January 1869 at Pulaski, Oswego County, New York and had the following children:

 

[1. Edmund Sherman Drake:  Born 8 November 1872.  Died 16 July 1881 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.

 

[2. DeForest Allen Drake: (Gay #1098) Born 31 March 1878.

 

(e) Francis “Frank” H. Drake:  (Gay #837) Born 31 October 1849.  Married Mary Abbie Symmes (d. 1913 in MA) on 6 September 1876 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts and had the following children:

 

[1. Bertha Alice Drake: Born 16 May 1878.

 

[2. Mabel Gardner Drake: Born 5 September 1880.

 

[3. Luther Symmes Drake: Born 20 February 1886.

 

(f) Elnorah “Nora” Drake: (Gay #838) Born 16 July 1857.  Married William Hyland.

 

(5) Ahira Enon Drake: (Gay #544) Born 6 October 1812 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died 22 March 1874 at Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin.

 

(6) Warner Washington Drake: (Gay #545) Born 8 January 1815 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died there 28 January 1862.  Married (1st) Emeline Wetmore (b. 14 Oct 1816) and had the following children:

 

(a) Chester Drake: (Gay #839) Born 11 December 1838.  Died 24 April 1875.

 

(b) Theodore Drake: Born 28 October 1844.  Died 14 October 1853.

 

Married (2nd) Miranda Hindes, daughter of Silas and Maria (Crane) Hindes of Addison Township, Addison County, Vermont, and had the following children:

 

(c) Emma Drake: (Gay #840) Born 1 September 1855.  Died 8 November 1886.  Married William Alonzo Forsyth, son of William B. and Nancy (Warner) Forsyth, on 12 February 1884 and had the following children:

 

[1. Daughter: Died as an infant.

 

[2. Daughter: Died as an infant.

 

(d) George Washington Drake: (Gay #841) 23 February 1857 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Married Alice Jane Wheeler (b. 31 Mar 1852 at Brattleboro, Windham Co., VT), daughter of Aaron and Mary Caroline (Johnson) Wheeler of Vermont, and had the following son:

 

[1. George Orley Drake: Born 13 May 1878 at Fowler, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(7) Lydia Menina Drake: (Gay #546) Born 5 April 1818 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died 7 October 1828.

 

(8) Rhoda Olive Drake: (Gay #547) Born 22 April 1821 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died 3 November 1841.

 

(9) Hetty Eri Drake: (Gay #548) Born 16 March 1824 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died 29 March 1845 in Smyrna Township, Chenango County, New York.

 

(10) Laurena Tryphena Drake: (Gay #549) Born 3 February 1827 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Married Albert Van Dusen on 7 October 1858 at North Scriba, Oswego County, New York and had the following son:

 

(a) Ransom Henry Moore Van Dusen: Born 20 February 1860.

 

(11) Philanda Lorinda Drake: (Gay #550) Born 29 November 1830 in New Haven Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died there 30 September 1917.  Married Ormel Law in New Haven Township and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Hettie O. Law.

 

(d. Chauncey Drake: (Gay #312) Born 10 February 1773.  Died 25 January 1844 at New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut.  Resided near Cheever's Mills, and managed the first mill built there.   Married Hannah Cozzens (b. 1775, d. 10 Aug 1849) and had the following children:

 

(1) Volney C. Drake: (Gay #551) Born 7 March 1799.  Died 25 July 1834.

 

(2) Amanda C. Drake: (Gay #552) Born 6 August 1800.  Died 30 March 1889 in New Haven County, Connecticut.  Married (?) May. 

 

(3) Horace C. Drake: Born 17 July 1802; died as an infant.

 

(4) Adelia P. Drake: (Gay #553) Born 30 September 1804 in Paris Township, Oneida County, New York.  Died there 26 December 1876.  Married (?) Buell. 

 

(5) Orrin G. Drake: (Gay #554) Born 26 March 1808 in New Haven County, Connecticut.  Died 4 August 1853.  Married Lydia A. Hitchcock (b. 1811, d. 8 May 1882), daughter of Daniel Hitchcock of Paris Township, Oneida County, New York, in 1835 and had the following children:

 

(a) Daison Delos Drake: (Gay #842) Born 8 December 1837.  Died 20 July 1910 at Johnstown, Fulton County, New York.  Married Rachel Jane Campbell (b. 25 Nov 1837 at Greenfield, OH, d. 5 Dec 1916 at Johnstown, N.Y.), daughter of Hugh and Elizabeth (Johnson) Campbell of Paris, Kentucky, on 1 January 1859 at Cincinnati, Ohio and had the following children:

 

[1. Kate Elizabeth Lydia Drake: (Gay #1099) Born 24 October 1859 at West Point, Missouri.  Died 21 January 1918 at Johnstown, Fulton County, New York.  Was a June 1880 graduate of Hamilton Female Seminary, Hamilton, New York.  Married Charles Edward Purrington (b. 11 Jul 1861 at Parish, N.Y.), son of Benjamin Charles and Rosanna (McLymond) Purrington of Parish, Oswego County, New York, on 27 November 1884 in Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York and had the following children:

 

[a. Rachel Purrington.

 

[b. Daison Drake Purrington: Born 26 May 1886 at Central Square, Oswego County, New York.

 

[c. Benjamin Charles Purrington: Born 25 October 1894 at Johnstown, Fulton County, New York.  Died 26 October 1894.

 

[2. Frank Chester Drake: (Gay #1100) Born 21 October 1861 at Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.  Graduate of Syracuse University.  Employed as a physician and surgeon in Oneida County, New York.  Married Ella F. Bates (b. 19 Oct 1862, d. 17 Mar 1916), daughter of James N. and Sabra (Forbes) Bates, on 20 October 1881 at Hamilton, Madison County, New York and had the following son:

 

[a. James Bates Drake: (Gay #1243) Born 26 October 1886 at Oneida, Madison County, New York.

 

(b) Horace Leander Drake: (Gay #843) Married Julia Elizabeth Forsyth (b. Vermilion, N.Y.) and resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  Horace and Julia had the following children:

 

[1. Horace B. Drake. (Gay #1101)

 

[2. Carrie J. Drake. (Gay #1102)

 

(c) Chester Drake: (Gay #844) Veteran of the Civil War.  Remains were interred in New Haven Township, Oswego County, New York.

 

(6) Theodosia E. Drake: (Gay #555) Born 29 June 1810.  Died 2 February 1836 at Baldwinsville, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(e. Rumah Drake: (Gay #313) Born 12 May 1775.  Died 18 March 1841.  Married Titus Post (b. 1771 in VT, d. 23 Dec 1842 at Gorham, NY) and had the following children:

 

(1) Levi Post: Born 5 November 1797.  Died 5 February 1878.  Married Sarah Hull (b. 11 Jul 1798, d. 21 Apr 1866) on 7 January 1822 and had one daughter:

 

(a) (?): Married G. C. Palmer of New Hartford, Oneida County, New York.

 

(2) Electra Post: Died in Michigan.  Married William Scranton and resided in Michigan.

 

(3) Pamelia Post: Died 11 January 1832, age 32.  Never married.

 

(4) Lucina Post: Born 16 May 1802.  Died 8 March 1808 at Clinton, Oneida County, New York.  Married Eli Hull, brother of Sarah (Hull) Drake, (1) above, on 30 August 1821 and had the following daughters:

 

(a) (?) Hull: Married C. W. Stone of Clinton, Oneida County, New York.

 

(b) Rumah Arvilla Hull: Married J. N. Crouse of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

 

(5) Silence Post: Died 31 March 1854, age 44.  Married, as his 2nd wife, John Glazier Stearns.  John married (3rd) Silence's 1st cousin, Lovina Drake, paragraph (h.(5), below. 

 

(f. Theodotia Drake: (Gay #314) Born 11 May 1777.  Married Benjamin Smith and had the following children:

 

(1) Russell Smith.

 

(2) Ira Smith.

 

(g. Lucina Drake: (Gay #315) Born 4 September 1781.  Married (?) Bullen.

 

(h. Anson Drake: (Gay #316) Born 7 March 1784 at East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Died 6 November 1834 at New Haven, Oswego County, New York.  In 1809 opened the 1st store in the Village of New Haven.  Married Betsy Adams (b. 10 Oct 1788 in New Haven Twp, NY, d. there 25 Oct 1869) on 11 August 1806 and resided in New Haven Township, Oswego County, New York.  Anson and Betsey had the following children:

 

(1) Clarissa Drake: (Gay #556) Born 29/20 October 1807 in New Haven Township, Oswego County, New York.  Died about 1893, age 86.

 

1840 US Census: Hiram Powers was heading a household in Scriba Township, Oswego County, New York.  The household also included 1 male under age 5; 2 males age 5 to 10; 1 male age 20 to 30; 1 male age 30 to 40; 2 females age 30 to 40; and 1 female age 60 to 70.

 

1850 US Census: Hiram Powers, age 50 (b. NYS) and employed as a Baptist Minister, was heading a household in Sodus Township, Wayne County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Clarissa Powers, age 45 (b. NYS); son, Franklin Powers, age 18 (b. NYS) and employed as a painter; son, Cheney Powers, age 15 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; and son, Henry Powers, age 12 (b. NYS).

 

1855 NYS Census: Hiram Powers, age 47 (b. Oswego Co., NY) and employed as a Baptist clergyman, was heading a household in Hannibal Township, Oswego County, New York.  His residence was valued at $400.  The household also included his wife, Clarissa Powers, age 46 (b. Oswego Co., NY); and son, Henry C. Powers, age 17 (b. Oswego Co., NY) and employed as a carpenter.  They had resided in Hannibal Township for 2 months.

 

1860 US Census: Hiram Powers, age 52 (b. NYS) and employed as a Baptist clergyman, was heading a household in Scriba Township, Oswego County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $7,000, and his personal property was valued at $665.  The household also included his wife, Clarissa Powers, age 51 (b. NYS); and Thomas Smith, age 22 (b. RI), with no occupation recorded.

 

1865 NYS Census: Hiram Powers, age 57 (b. Canada) and employed as a clergyman, was heading a household in Scriba Township, Oswego County, New York.  He had married once, and his residence was valued at $200.  The household also included his wife, Carissa Powers, age 56 (b. Oswego Co., NY), who had married once and had had 7 children.

 

1870 US Census: Hiram Powers, age 62 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Hamlin Township, Monroe County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $1,800, and his personal property was valued at $1,500.  The household also included his wife, Clarisa Powers, age 61 (b. NYS).

 

1875 NYS Census: Hiram Powers, age 66 (b. Oswego Co., NY) and employed as a Baptist clergyman, was heading a household in Hamlin Township, Monroe County, New York.  His residence was valued at $800.  The household also included his wife, Clarissa Powers, age 66 (b. Oswego Co., NY).

 

1880 US Census: Clarissa Powers, age 72 (b. NYS; father b. CT; mother b. VT) and widowed, resided as a housekeeper in the household headed by Ira L. Weeks, age 26 (b. NYS) in Oswego Township, Oswego County, New York.

 

Clarissa Drake married Charles Hiram Powers "Hiram" (b. 1808 in NYS/Canada, d. 1870 in NYS), who was employed as a Baptist Minister, on 7 January 1829 and had the following children:

 

(a) Child: (perhaps, since Clarissa and Charles were married in Jan 1829, and their son, Franklin, wasn't born until late 1831) Of possible interest in that regard, in 1850  a Peter S. Powers, age 21 (b. abt 1829 in NYS) and employed as a farmer (apparently working out) in the household headed by Daniel Dutcher, age 41 and employed as a farmer, in Wolcott Township, New York, which is a few miles east of Sodus Township, where Charles and Clarissa resided.  Likewise, in 1850 a Putnam Powers, age 21 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm laborer (apparently working out), resided in the household headed by Benjamin Streeter, age 24, in Galen Township, Wayne County, New York, which is a few miles south of Sodus, New York.

 

(b) Franklin DeClifford Powers: Born 29 October 1831 in Oswego County, New York.  Died 27 March 1918 in Lemmon Township, Perkins County, South Dakota; interred Mitchell, Davison County, South Dakota.  Moved to Wisconsin by 1858.

 

1850 US Census: Franklin Powers, age 18 (b. NYS) resided in the household headed by Hiram Powers in Sodus Township, Wayne County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: F. B. Powers, age 29 (b. NYS) and employed as a master carpenter, was heading a household in Oregon Township, Dane County, Wisconsin.  His real estate was valued at $600, and his personal property was valued at $80.  The household also included his wife, Hellen Powers, age 26 (b. NYS); daughter, Mary Powers, age 6 (b. NYS); and daughter, Clara Powers, age 3 (b. WI).

 

1870 US Census: Frank D. Powers, age 40 (b. NYS) and employed as a lawyer, was heading a household in Oregon Township (Madison Post Office), Dane County, Wisconsin.  His real estate was valued at $1,500, and his personal property was valued at $265.  The household also included his wife, Helen B. Powers, age 34 (b. Upper Canada); daughter, Mary E. Powers, age 16 (b. VT); daughter, Clara C. Powers, age 13 (b. WI); daughter, Frankie Powers, age 9 (b. WI); daughter, Martha Powers, age 7 (b. WI); and daughter, Lula Powers, age 4 (b. WI).

 

1880 US Census: Frank Powers, age 50 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as an attorney, was heading a household in the Village of Oregon, Dane County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Hellen B. Powers, age 47 (b. NYS; father b. England; mother b. NYS); daughter, Clara C. Powers, age 22 (b. WI), single, and employed housekeeping; daughter, Frankie Powers, age 19 (b. WI) and single; daughter, Mattie Powers, age 16 (b. WI), who was epileptic; daughter, Lula G. Powers, age 13 (b. WI); daughter, Bernice Powers, age 11 (b. WI); daughter, Miriam Powers, age 9 (b. WI); daughter, Florence Powers, age 6 (b. WI); son, Robert H. Powers, age 2 (b. WI); and son, ("infant") Powers, age 1 month (b. WI).

 

1900 US Census: Frank D. Powers, age 68 (b. Oct 1831 in NYS; parents b. NYS), widowed, and employed as an attorney at law, was heading a household in the City of Mitchell, Davison County, South Dakota.  The household also included roomer, Christopher C. Burton, age 25 (b. Feb 1875 in MO; father b. KY; mother b. VA), single, and employed as a carpenter.  Of interest, the household headed by John W. Powers, age 37 (b. Aug 1862 in MI; father b. NYS; mother b. VT) and employed as druggist, was enumerated just before.

 

1910 US Census: Frank D. Powers, age 79 (b. NYS), divorced, and not employed, resided in the household headed by his son-in-law, Joseph B. Emmons, age 42 (b. NJ) in Seim Township, Perkins County, South Dakota.

 

Franklin Powers married Hellen Bernice Booth (b. 16 May 1834 in Oswego Co., NY [note: per 1930 US Census of her daughter, Florence, Hellen was b. at sea], d. 31 May 1894 at Mitchell City, SD; interred with Franklin), daughter of Robert Lebbuno and Lucretia (Rowley) Booth, on 17 June 1852 at Oswego, Oswego County, New York and had the following children:

 

[1. Mary Emma Powers "Emma": Born 4 July 1854 in Oregon Township, Dana County, Wisconsin (also seen: b. Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY).  Died 31 March 1931, age 76, at Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois; interred Maple Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.

 

1870 US Census: Sumner Frost, age 33 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Union Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his [1st] wife, Mary Frost, age 26 (b. NYS); son, Mark Frost, age 6 (b. WI); and daughter, Vernelia Frost, age 4 (b. WI).

 

1880 US Census: Sumner Frost, age 42 (b. VT; parents b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Union Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Emmey Frost, age 27 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); daughter, Ethel Frost, age 4 (b. WI); and daughter, Dora Frost, age 2 (b. WI).  Of interest, the household headed by his father, Harvey Frost, age 75, was enumerated just before.

 

1900 US Census: Sumner Frost, age 62 (b. Mar 1838 in VT; parents b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Union Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife of 25 years, Emma Frost, age 45 (b. Jul 1854 in NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 4 children, all still alive; daughter, Dora Frost, age 22 (b. Aug 1877 in WI), single, and at school; son, Frank Frost, age 17 (b. Aug 1883 in WI), single, and at school; and daughter, Attolee Frost, age 15 (b. Jan 1885 in WI), single, and at school.

 

1905 WI Census: Sumner H. Frost, age 67 (b. VT; parents b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Union Township, Rock County, Wisconsin.  The household also included his wife, Emma Frost, age 51 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS); son, Frank Frost, age 21 (b. WI), single, and a student; and daughter, Atterlee Frost, age 20 (b. WI), single, and a student.

 

1910 US Census: Sumner H. Frost, age 71 (b. VT; parents b. VT), with his own income, was heading a household on Church Street in the City of Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.  He had been married twice.  The household also included his wife of 34 years, Emma Frost, age 55 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had been married once and had had 4 children, all still alive; and son, Frank S. Frost, age 26 (b. WI), single, and employed as a draftsman in a windmill factory.

 

1930 US Census: Emma Frost, age 75 (b. WI; parents b. NYS) and widowed, resided in the household headed by her son-in-law, Joseph R. Blaine, age 45 (b. IL) at 415 North Oak Park Avenue in Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois.

 

Mary Powers married, as his 2nd wife, Sumner Harvey Frost (b. 18 Mar 1838 at Hancock, Addison Co., VT, d. 26 Nov 1917 at Evansville, Rock Co., WI; interred there with Mary), son of Harvey and Mary E. (Powers) Frost, on 29 June 1875 in Rock County, Wisconsin.  Sumner had married (1st) Mary Ann Maples (b. 1841, d. 1914); subsequently divorced after having at least 2 children:

 

[a. Mark L. Frost: Born 1 February 1864 at Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Died 9 April 1939 at Townsend, Broadwater County, Montana.

 

[b. Vernelia Frost: Born about 1866 in Wisconsin.

 

Sumner and Mary (Powers) Frost had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[c. Ethel Frost: Born 1876.  Died 1962; interred Maple Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Resided at Evansville.

 

[d. Dora Frost: Born 12 August 1877 at Union, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Died 4 July 1960 in Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married Fred W. Chapin (b. 1861, d. 1948) and resided at Brooklyn.

 

[e. Frank S. Frost: Born about 1884 in Wisconsin.  Resided at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

 

[f. Attollee Frost: Born 29 January 1885 in Wisconsin.  Died 14 November 1965 at Los Angeles, California; interred Maple Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Rock County, Wisconsin.  Married (1st) Joseph R. Blaine and resided at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

 

[1] Robert Frost Blaine.

 

[2] Virginia Emma Blaine.

 

Attollee (Frost) Blaine married (2nd) Fred L. Sloop on 25 May 1957 at Los Angeles, California.

 

[2. Clara Cordelia Powers: Born 7 June 1857 in Oregon Township, Dane County, Wisconsin.  Died 7 October 1930.

 

1900 US Census: Wm L. Raymond, age 40 (b. Dec 1859 in PA; parents b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in the City of Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado.  The household also included his wife of 15 years, Clara Raymond, age 40 (b. Jun 1859 in WI; parents b. NYS), who had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Florence Raymond, age 10 (b. Jul 1889 in NYS; father b. PA; mother b. WI).

 

1910 US Census: Will L. Raymond, age 50 (b. PA; parents b. NYS), divorced, and employed as a carpenter for a copper mill, was boarding in Garfield Township, Salt Lake County, Utah.

 

Clara Powers married (1st) J. M. Adams.  She married (2nd) William "Will" Lewis Raymond (b. 12 December 1859 in Erie Co., PA, d. 14 Dec 1943 at Pocatello, Bannock Co., ID; interred Mountain View Cem.), son of Howard and Angeline C. (Doane) Raymond, about 1885; subsequently divorced.  Clara and William had the following children:

 

[a. Hazen Howard Raymond: Born 13 July 1886.  Died 12 December 1893; interred Wheelock Cemetery.

 

[b. Florence B. Raymond: Born July 1889 in New York.  Died after 1930 at Chico, Butte County, California.

 

1910 US Census: John H. Marshall, age 28 (b. Scotland; parents b. Scotland) and employed as a contractor (own business), was heading a household at 970 East Third Street in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah.  He immigrated to the US in 1900, and he had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Florence Marshall, age 20 (b. NYS; father b. PA; mother b. WI) who had been married once and had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Shirley Marshall