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ON Feb 4, 1892, Olive M. CURTIS, dau of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. CURTIS, and E.C. AILOR of Stella, Nebraska, were united in marriage at the home of her parents. After the ceremony the young couple left for their new home at Haddam, Kansas. They lived on a farm near Haddam for many years, but in later years they have maintained their home in town where Wednesday, they received the congratulations and best wishes from their many friends.
The couple has been identified as prosperous farmers of this community and also as business leaders, having for several years owned and operated the City Hotel of Haddam. Mrs. AILOR is the eldest of her family having been born in Hartford City, Indiana, and came with her parents to southeastern Nebraska, where her aged mother, Mrs. A. J. CURTIS still resides. However, due to inclement weather, her mother was unable to be present at the celebration. Mr. AILOR came from his birthplace in Anamosa, Iowa and is the only surviving member of a pioneer family of southeastern Nebraska, also. Mr. and Mrs. AILOR are the parents of an only daughter, Hazel, who is the wife of Dr. Vernon DAVIS of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, also the grandparents of Virginia DAVIS MILLS, the wife of Lieut. Francis B. MILLS of Fort Sill, OK. The fifth generation on the maternal side is represented by Cyntha Ann MILLS, the baby daughter of Lieut. and Mrs. MILLS.
Open house was held at the AILOR home, Wednesday. Mrs. Veron DAVIS received the guest at the door. Mrs. John C. PATTERSON adn Mrs. Caroline B. SMITH of Clay Center, poured in the dining room. Mrs. E.R. MARTS, Nebraska City, presided at the guest book.
Mrs. E.C. AILOR wore a gold broach that adorned her wedding gown fifty years ago. Mr. and Mrs. AILOR received many lovely gifts, flowers, letters, cards and telegrams congradulating them on this memorable event. In the evening a lovely six o'clock dinner was served to the immediate members of the family.
The guests from out of town who called at the AILOR home during the day included Mrs. T.E. JACKSON, Tucson, Arizona, Mr. and Mrs. Vern THROOP, Belleville, Mr. and Mrs.E.J. TURNER, Mrs. J.M. FOSTER and Mrs. W.W.WILLIAMS, Clifton, Wm. A. ANDERSON and Mr. and Mrs. J.P. SNARE, Washington, Mrs. E.R. MARTS, Nebraska City, NE, Mrs.Vernon DAVIS, Oklahoma City, OK, Mrs. Frances MILLS and Cynthia Ann, Ft. Sill, OK, Mrs. Caroline B.SMITH, Clay Center , KS and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. PATTERSON, Morrowville.
Guests from Haddam included Mr. and Mrs. Jim SIMON, Miss Florence COGLETON,Mr. and Mrs. John FEFFER, Mr. and Mrs. John PATTERSON, E.L. HARTGRAVE, Mr. and Mrs. L.E. HARRIS, Mrs. Edith ELLIOT, Mrs. Jay A. WELCH, Mrs. Norman LULL, Mrs. Elmer LULL and Mrs. Alice SHEA. Mr. and Mrs. W.T. ROONEY, Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. FENCL,Mrs. John BRICK, Mrs. E.A. DRIPS, Mrs. Alveria TOTTEN, Mrs. Ellen WHIPKEY, Mrs. Earl ATBUTHNOT, Mrs. W.E. PORTER, Henry BICHEL, and George LISHER. Mr. and Mrs.Fred SEYMOUR, Freddie, Bob and Ann, Mrs. R.C. TOTTEN, Betta and Marilyn, Mrs Chalmer DEVORE, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. UNRUH, Mrs. Elizabeth SCHOCKE, Mr. and Mrs Hermon REA, Mr. and Mrs. Ray MC KENZIE, Mrs. Lloyd SPRENKEL, Mrs. Frank GIBBONEY, and Mrs. Lenora ALABAUGH. Miss Mary Ellen LUTZ, Miss Mabel MUTH, J.J. MUTH, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. HYNEK and sons, Mrs. Annie BURT, Dr. R.K. HOOVER, Dr. Ladd E. HOOVER, Mr. and Mrs. Marion WILKINSON and children and Mrs. Walter HAMBLIN. Mr. and Mrs. John BOSWELL, Phyllis PATTERSON, Nora Opal BERTRAM, Mrs. Iva G. TEDRO, Mrs. Ethel O. BISHOP, Mrs. Ida ODGERS, Janice SIMITT, Mrs. Harry TEETER and U.S. LULL.
Death closed the career of an exemplary citizen in the passing of A. R. RUSSELL who lived northwest of Haddam, at 1:37 Monday morning, Dec 21. He suffered a stroke ten years ago and although her has been able to work about his farm, during the last few years he was gradually failing. He suffered another stroke about a week ago and his condition grew worse until the end came. Albert Ray RUSSELL was born Oct. 18, 1864 in Lee Co, Iowa and departed this life at his home northeast of Haddam, Kansas, on Monday, Dec 21, 1942, at the age of 78 years, 2 months and 3 days. He is the last member of a family of four, one brother and two sisters having preceded him in death. Mr. RUSSELL came to Kansas in 1892 and has spent the remainder of his life here. On Nov 16, 1982 he was united in marriage to Mabel SPRADLING. For the first five years of their married life they lived on a farm near Mahaska, then moved to their present home where they have lived for forty-five years. Four children were born to this union, Mrs. Stella JAMES of Eugene, OR, Ray RUSSELL of Haddam and Myrtle of the home, all of who survive him besides Mrs. Bessie STARMER of Eugene, OR, a daughter by a previous marriage. One daughter, Nora A, died at the age of one year. Mr. RUSSELL became a member of the local Masonic Order and has held a continuous membership in the Order for more than 44 years. He was kind and true husband and father who will be sadly missed by his wife and children, four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, other relatives and friends. The passing of the older residents of the community always brings a tinge of sadness. Mr. RUSSELL was a man of pronounced ideas and convictions of right and duty. In his active years he was a progressive farmer and was successful in his efforts in producing fine livestock and productive crops. He was proud of his family and his home, and to his neighbors and friends, he will be remembered as an honest, industrious citizen. Funeral services were conducted Wed. afternoon at the Haddam Methodist Church by teh Rev. DEWEESE of the Blocker Church. The Haddam Masonic order conducted the final rites at the graveside in the Haddam Cemetery.
The angel of death again made his appearance and this time Keith Everett SUTTON answered the final call. Keith was the oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. George O. SUTTON. He was born Feb 25, 1913, at Haddam, Kansas and departed this life at Hollenberg, KS, Dec 24,1931, at the age of 18 years, 9 months and 29 days. He attended his first year of school at Haddam then in 1919 he moved from her with his parents to Chicago, Illinois, where the family lived until 1926, when they spent a year in Boise, Idaho and Portland, Oregon. Following that family came to Haddam where Keith attended his first year of High School. For the past two years they have lived at Great Bend, KS. He leaves to mourn, besides his parents, a brother, George O, Jr., many relatives and friends. Keith was ill only nine days. He was skating when someone ran into him pushing his hand through a glass cutting a deep gash in his hand. It was apparently healing nicely when tetanus developed. He uncomplainingly suffered the pangs of the disease and they thought he was recovering as fast as possible until Wednesday night, when he began to fail. In the still small hours of the morning he quietly slipped away, leaving only the memory of a kind hearted cheerful lad, who will be missed by all who were endeared to him. The Rev. EDDINS, pastor of the Baptist church in Hollenberg, conducted funeral services in the Haddam church, Sunday afternoon in the presence of many sympathetic friends. As the winter sun began to sink in the west his body was gently lowered to its last resting place in the Haddam cemetery.
Sylvester (Dutch) CHAPPELL died at the home of his mother, Mrs. Jennie CHAPPELL, Sunday morning. He was taken ill with chicken pox on Tuesday, but his condition did not appear to be serious until Saturday when pneumonia developed. Sylvester CHAPPELL was born at Haddam, Washington Co., Kansas, June 21, 1894, and after a very brief illness passed away Dec 23, 1934 at the age of 40 years, 6 months and 2 days. His home has always been with his parents at Haddam, and he was always strong and rugged. His sudden death came as a great shock to the entire community. Sylvester's interests in life have always centered around his home, being especially interested in music which he began in early childhood. HIs affection for birds and other living things was unusual. He loved the fellowship of his friends and dear ones, taking much interest in the work about the home and the loving fellowship of his mother for many years. In the great World War struggle as a good soldier he volunteered at an early date and served in the Navy on the B.S. Utah in 1918-1919. He leaves to mourn his loss his mother, Mrs. Jennie CHAPPELL, one sister, Mrs. Jessie MAPES and two brothers, Lynddon and Preston all of Haddam, KS. His father passed away in 1919 and his brother, Omar Porter, preceded him in death at Christmastime 1918. There are other relatives and a host of friends and neighbors who share with the family in their great sorrow. An honorable funeral service in charge of his fellow comrades who served with him was held at Haddam Wednesday, Dec 26, and burial was made in the Haddam cemetery.
William Vanevrie CHAPPELL, son of Philman and Julia A. CHAPPELL, was born in Allen Co., Huntertown, IN, June 2, 1860 and departed this life at the Concordia Hospital, Concordia, Kansas, Sept 5, 1931, at the age of 71 yrs, 3 mos and 3 days. In 1880 he came to Washington Co, KS. On Jan 6, 1889, he was united in marriage to Martha Jane HAWORTH. To this union five children were born, Ruby, Edna, Ora, Otis and Olga. His wife and two children, Ruby and Ora proceeded him in death. Heleaves to mourn his going a son, Otis CHAPPELL of Haddam, two daughters, Mrs. Edna NOBLE of Haddam and Mrs. Olga ARDERY of Mansfield, Mass. , twelve grandchildren, two sisters, Floretta SWAN, North Dakota, Lessa SMITH, Hydro, Oklahoma, two brothers, Christopher CHAPPELL of Fairbury, Nebraska, and Ashel CHAPPELL, Hydro, OK and many other relatives and friends.
Asa Roy DARBY , the son of Rufus and Belinda DARBY, was born Aug 25, 1847 in Belmont Co, Ohio and died at his home in Morrowville, on Mar 18, 1841 , at the age of 93 years, 6 months and 23 days. He came with his parents to Marshall Co, Iowa in 1855. The family moved to the Territory of Kansas in 1858, settling in Washington Co, where he has since made his home, except for one year which was spent in Oregon. He was married to Miss Clara HAWORHT, Sept 4, 1887 at Washington, KS. To this union three children were born, Vernon Roy DARBY of Morrowville, Mrs. Winnifred May MENZIES of Washington, and Herbert Willis DARBY of Washington. Mrs. DARBY died Jan9, 1904. He was married to Miss Sara GARRETT, Jan 11, 1912 at Morrowville, KS. He is survived by his wife, his children, six grandchildren, five great grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews and many friends. He was a faithful and loyal member of the Methodist church for many years. Funeral Services were conducted by his pastor, the Rev. I.C. WILLARD at the Methodist church, on Thursday afternoon and interment was made in the Morrowville Cemetery.
Adelia Almedia STEELE, daughter of Oliver H. Perry and Caroline STEELE was born at Flag Station, Ogle Co, Illinois on July 4, 1864 and departed this life Nov 10, 1941 at her home in Strawberry township, aged 77 years, 4 months and 6 days. In 1883 in company with her family, she came to Washington Co, Kansas, where they settled and which locality has for nearly 60 years been her home. Thus, mother DODD has witnessed and been an integral part in the growth of the locality since the late pioneer days. On Oct 25, 1885, she was united in marriage to Thomas C. DODD. To this union 3 sons were born, Thomas C. and Alba C, both of Linn, KS and Perry A., who died in defense of his country in the World War at Chatereaux, France, on Mar 27, 1918. Mr. DODD, Sr. died several years ago. Surviving besides the two sons and their wives are 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, also 4 sisters, Mrs. Cora ANDERSON of Clifton, Mrs Ada MILLER of Jacksonville, Texas; Mrs. Bertha JOHNSON, Longmont, CO; Mrs. Vashti WAYMAN of Willow Springs, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Eliza STEELE of Manhattan, Kansas and a host of friends and neighbors. The funeral services were held at the Throop church at 2 o'clock on Tuesday, Nov 11, with the Rev. F.E. WENDLAND in charge. Six nephews were pallbearers, Perry N, and Fay E. CHUBBUCK, Munce N. JOHNSON, Oliver P. STEELE, Claude and Clarence ANDERSON. By Mrs. DODD's request the music was in charge of another nephew, Willis DARBY. Also by her special request the hymn "Waiting and Watching for Me" was sung. It had been sung at her sisters funeral in 1893 and also at her father and mother's funerals. In this day of defense activities it is singular that Mrs. DODD's birthday should be July 4, and her burial Nov 11 and buried as she was in Washington City Cemetery, she was placed in the family lot beside the two absent ones of her family, the husband Thomas C., a veteran and son, Perry A. a veteran of the World War.
Harry Franklin ELDER, son of H.H. and Sarah Elizabeth ELDER, was born at Knoxville, Iowa on Jan 29, 1865 and departed this life at the Rice Hospital at Odell, Nebraska. Aged 77 years, 11 months and 7 days. His early childhood was spent in Iowa, but in 1869 he with his parents migrated to Kansas, locating in Osborne Co, near Alton and in 1875 they came to Washington Co, where the father bought 320 acres of land in Coleman township. There the children attended the Rock School. The family home was large and spacious and there they welcomed friends and strangers to share thier hospitality. In 1894 the family moved from this county to Washington State with the exception of Harry F. who was united in marriage to Miss Addie E. PURSLEY, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. PURLSEY of Morrowville, KS. This union was blessed with ten children who all grew to manhood and womanhood. They are as follows: Mrs Eva B. PHELPS, Salina, KS; Guy F. ELDER, Morrowville, KS; Glenn W. ELDER, Harry F. Jr., Mrs Hazel V. STAMM and Mrs. Beulah M. STAMM, all of Washington, Mrs. Anna DECKER, Hollenberg, Mrs. Lola B. MAHLMAN, Hollenberg, Mrs. Alma E. BRANDON, Kansas City, KS. The youngest son Walter Donald passed away in 1935. Mr. ELDER was raised a Seventh Day Adventist, and united with the church in early manhood.
He attended Battle Creek, Michigan College in the winter of 1884 and 1885, and was always interested in education, social and moral uplift. He was a man of excellent character, honest and upright in his dealings with his fellowman. He was a farmer and stock raiser all his life with the exception of four years spent in the mercantile business at Walsburg, KS. He is survived by his wife and nine children and 25 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Anna F. BISSELL, two brothers, W.C. ELDER, Spooner, WI and Chas. S. ELDER, Kodiak, Alaska, also many other relatives and a host of friends who have enjoyed his generous kindly attitude toward all with whom he met. Funeral services were conducted from the Washington Christian Church with Rev. GALLOWAY in charge, assisted by L.R. RISWIG of Topeka, on Saturday, at 2 o'clock and interment was in the Washington City cemetery.
Wilbur, son of Washington and Catherine F. FICKEL was born May 10, 1866 at New Lexington, Ohio, and departed this life at his home in Haddam, Kansas, Nov. 30, 1932 at the age of 66 years, 6 months and 20 days. He was married to Mary Maggie MORFORD, Apr. 17, 1895 at Washington, KS. To this union were born six children, five of whom survive him, his wife and one child having preceded him in death. Those left to mourn his passing are two daughters, Mrs. Maude BEITER, Barnes, Mrs. Mabel WAY, Haddam, and three sons, James Lavern and Irwin Edgar, both of Ventrua, California, and Glen LeRoy of the home, and five grandchildren, Nadine, Mary Ann, and Lester V. Jr of Barnes, Jo Ann and Jack LeRoy FICKEL, both of CA; also one sister, Mrs. Viola HANDLEY of Gurley, NE and six brothers, Burl and Arch of Agenda, Calvin of Clyde, Elmer of Beaver, OK, Walter of Oklahoma City, OK and Frank of Chanute, KS. Mr. FICKEL united with the Christian Church at Wayne, KS, when a young man and has ever been faithful to the master's Kingdom. No one ever heard Mr. FICKEL complain when the load grew heavy and his unfailing care of his beloved wife through her long illness endeared him to the hearts of the community. The deceased has been janitor of the Haddam Grad School for the past eleven years and will be missed by the school children and teachers. Funeral services were conducted Saturday at the Haddam Church by Rev. DIXON, assisted by Rev. SNARE. Mrs. Ivan BURTON, Mrs. H.L. GRASSLE, John JEFFERSON and Paul SMERCHECK sang. Interment was made in Haddam cemetery.
Leon I. FOX, son of Jerome I. and Ida LARABEE FOX was born near Cuba, Kansas Aug 26, 1900 and died in the general hospital at Muskogee, Oklahoma of pneumonia , following an operation for appendicitis. His sweetheart, Miss Kate HUDSON of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and his room mate, Ira
_INDER (torn) were with him during his illness and were at his bedside when death came. At an early age he came with his parents to this vicinity and when five years old, he was left an orphan and became the object of the loving kindness of his brothers and sisters. His early life , all boyhood’s time of June was spent here; attending the schools where he endeared himself to his schoolmates and all who knew him by his cheerful, happy disposition. When about seventeen years old he went to Oklahoma to visit his older brothers. who were there and the lure of the new country proving great, he eventually made that his home. He was introduced to Masonry, Sept 11, 1925 and was raised to the sublime degree of a Master Mason, Nov 13, 1925. A short life, all to short, only 29 years, 4 months and 19 days, the youngest of ten children. Three sisters, Mr. F.H. GIBBONEY an Mrs. B. A. DRIPS of Haddam, Mrs. Frank PARRACK of Chicago, Illinois; five brothers, Frank FOX of Grand Island, Nebraska, Schuyler, Roy, Manely and Glenn of Ponca City, Oklahoma, are left to mourn for him. One sister Mrs. Nell ROBERTS of Greeley, Colorado, died in Aug, 1927. Many other relatives are among those who mourn. "Pete FOX" was loved by all who knew him for his cheerful, happy, kindly disposition. Here, where he was known to all his death has brought sorrow. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon at the Haddam M.P. church by the Rev. J.P. SNARE, assisted by the Rev. G.S. LATIMER of Blocker. The Haddam Masonic order conducted the final rites at the grave in Old Cuba cemetery, where he was laid to rest.
1895 Elk KS TWP of Union Center vol 117 Fremont Ellis 33 MW MO MO Rose S Ellis 27 FW KS KS Charles Otto Ellis 27 MW KS KS Willard A Ellis 9 MW KS KS Clea Viaala Ellis 5 FW KS KS Emery Seal 2 MW Kansas KS Cland Willis 1 mo MW KS KS
pg 6 Lanathans Creek Twp Haywood july 21 1873 vol 12 1870 roll 1142 NC 63 63 Boyd John 26 MW farmer 600 200 North Carolina Rebecca 24 FW Keeping house NC James MW SC Ellis, James 26 MB frm labor Tennessee
pg 4 Forks of Hgson? Tgson? twp july 19 1870 Haywood Co 24 24 Benson, Mary Ann 48 FB farm labor GA Ellis, Susan 7 FB SC
pg 61 Liberty Twp 1860 ran out of time and did not get to write it all down 431 433 Richard Ellis 19 MW IN Mary 19 FW IN Julia 1 FW IN
Longton 1925 KS roll44 G W Ellis 35 M IN IN Grace 53 IN IN Algie M Keneth M I can not make out my own hand writting George W was not in mine yet so did not go back and get it Vererela F Bettie F
1870 Jefferson Co KS Jefferson pg 28 June 28 1870 190 202 William Ellis 63 MW farmer New York Jerasha 42 FW keeping house New York George M 12 MW Alarenarh 9 FW KS Clora E 7 FW KS Samuel 2 MW KS
pg 5 Oskaloose Twp Jefferson Co KS July 2 1870 34 34 Ellis, Edwaard J 33 MW Carriage Marker KS Thora G 20 FW keeping house Ohio Julia 6 FW KS Gregose 3 MW KS
1875 Howard roll 8 Most of this roll ws unreadable and this is where all sides of my family are sad but I may never find them on this one or anyone else George Ellis 40 M farmer 380 170 England from ILL Rhoda 41 F Ckleograrh ILL Albert 9 Illinois ILL George 7 M ILL ILL Ellmer 1 M ILL ILL
Roll 306 Bagord Twp Daviess Co., IN 1870 Aug 24 pg 3 William E Ellis 50 MW farmer 6000 1500 IN Olive 37 FW keeping house NC Theodore 18 MW IN Alfred 12 MW IN Walter 9 MW IN Elmer 7 MW IN Elmer 7 MW IN Sovi 1 MW IN
pg 15 Harrison TWP Daviess Co IN Aug 3 1870 108 107 Alfred Ellis 26 MW farmer 2200 400 IN Saura 24 FW Keeping house IN Charles 5 MW IN Grace 7/12 FW IN
Navebucan TWP pg 15 108 108 Ellis Derrly? 22 MW farmer 4200 150 IN Sherry 25 FW keeping house IN next Ellis, David 46 MW farmer 1200 1500 all this family b in IN Ierne 40 FW keep house Wisey 16 FW Mary 14 FW Murine 14 FW Meragunder 8 FW Gja 6 FW Elene 4 FW had a hard time reading it
pg 18 Veale TWp Jane Ellis 35 FW IN Rosella 10 FW IN Elmer 8 MW IIN
pg 48 Waahington Twp july 18 180 Williama Ellis 67 MW farmer 10 000 900 NC Charlotta 64 FW keeping housse SC Cicero 22 FW IN Nnacy 19 FW IN Samuel 17 MW IN
pg 6 Sowell TWp Cherokee Co June 1870 David Ellis 42 MW farmer 2000 2000 IN Augusta 32 FW keeping house Germany Elizabeth FW 15 Tamer FW 14 Charles T 8 MW Sarah F 6 FW Susan C 1/2 FW for some reason I did not write down b.
pg 8 Neosho Twp 109 119 T. D. Ellis 40 MW farmer Kentucky Chsocola 30 FW keeping house IL William H 14 MW ILL Emission 11 MW ILL Terr_ey E 11 MW ILL
pg 20 Shawner Twp Cherokee Co July 23 1870 Richard Ellis 39 MW farmer 800 800 Tenn Sarah J 20 FW keeping house Tenn Darthula 6 FW Tenn James K 4 MW Tenn Samuel 2 MW Tenn
pg 20 Showner TWp Cherokee Co 117 53 S J Ellis MW farmer 1800 800 Tenn Mary L 25 FW keeping house Tenn William 3 MW Tenn James 1/2 MW KS
Liberty Ellis Co Ks 1870 CB Ellis 50 farm labor WY Mary 37 FW keeping house Perruco Clarichia 9 MW at school ILL
Greenwod co Eureka july 29 1870 Mary J Ellis 47 FW Keeping House 600 600 IN Thomas 20 MW Farmer ILL Elizabeth 18 FW ILL Joll M 14 MW ILL Jessie M 12 MW Missouri Exsa MW 10 Missouri
Elk co 1885 Liberty pg 11 and 12 line 31 Albert Ellis 42 married W b. NY from ILL to KS millity enlisted in ILL Co E reg 91 Calvary Sarah M 37 F mrried W b. Ohio from MO to KS Henry 14 MW single Farmer b KS from KS Estella 12 FW all kids the same Delight 10 FW Lucilla 9 FW Lillia 7 FW William 4 MW Arthur 3 MW Grasir 7 FW
Vincinnis Knox Co Oct 16 1850 INdiana pg 570 1686 Abner L Ellis 45 M attorney 1400 Conn Cora 42 F Ga Lucy C 11 F Indiana
1855 KS territorial R 312 Dist 9-10 Fort Riley and around dist 13 15 Jefferson Co J.C. Ellis farmer 30 M b MO Mary 21 F MO John minor M MO WB minor M MO Issai minor M MO Ellizabeth Ellis minor F MO
pg 18 Karo Twp july 2 1860 Jefferson Co KS 119 121 George Ellis 31 M farmer 700 KY Rhoda_am 24 M OHIO John 4 M MO Charlie 2 M KS George Ann 1/12 F KS
pg 40 Jeffeson twp Jefferson Co Sept 21 1860 KS Farmens Hotel 321 270 William Ellis 50 M Hotel Keeper 2000 500 New York Jerusha 33 F New York William 21 M labor NY Henry 12 M NY Joseph 7 M Iowa Auusta 14 F NY Marion 2 M Iowa
1865 Reel 2 Franklin Twp Bourbon Co June 27 KS pg 67 410 40 Mastine Ellis 33 MW farmer 1000 340 b Ohio married Catharine Ellis 32 FW Ohio Lasase 12 FW ILL James H 9 MW ILL SW 7 MW ILL on next page Lannra 5 FW KS John H 8/12 MW KS
Freedon TWp mar 29 pg 5 175 Asa Ellis 60 M farmer Tenn Jane Ellis 55 F Tenn M Parker 27 F Coidon Arkansas A Ellis 14 F ARK E Ellis 15 F ARKS A Ellis 11 M ark ME Parker 10 F ARk JW Parker 7 M ARK H Parker 7 F Ark
Marion Twp Bourbon Co Aug 1 1865 pg 100? 685 PP Ellis 37 MW 2nd Deen Bettery 1500 100 NC Dorceis Ellis 48 FW SC PD Ross 16 MW MO William B Ellis MW MO Mahala Ellis 10 FW MO John Ellis 7 MW TENN
1870 june 28 Jefferson Twp Jefferson Co pg 28 line 190 202 William Ellis 63 MW farmer 6400 100 New York Jerushus or Jerushurch 42 FW keeping house New York Joseph 17 MW farm labor IOWA George MW 112 farm labor Iowa Alurenarl 9 FW KS Clora Alora FW 7 KS Simri Samuel 1 FW KS
Marjorie Juanita BEAM, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grant BEAM was born near Harbine, Jan 21, 1919 and passed away July 15, 1941 at the age of 22 years, 5 months and 18 days. When she was four years old, she moved with her parents to a farm near Washington, Kansas, where she lived until she was 17 years old. At that time the family moved to another farm near Fairbury.
She graduated from the Fairbury high school in 1938, and married Keith LIGHTBODY, Nov 29, 1939. She had become a member of the Church of Christ in 1932. Surviving are her husband; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grant BEAM of Fairbury; and a sister Mrs. Donald OBERHELM of Green, KS. Funeral services for Mrs. LIGHTBODY were held Thursday afternoon from the Christian Church, Rev. W. J. HENSLEY of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Church of Christ minister, officiating. Burial was at the Fairbury Cemetery.
Helen Elizabeth MATTISON, daughter of Ben and Waunita MATTISON was born north of Haddam, Kansas, Apr 1, 1923 and passed away at the age of 6 years, 6 months and 3 days. Her father passed form this life Sept 15, 1924, Helen was sick only four days. She leaves to mourn her departure, her mother, step father and step brother, grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins and other relatives and many friends.
She loved to attend Sunday school and sang over and over the hymns that were sang at the services. A rose bud has been transplanted for the garden of earth to the heavenly garden, where she willgrow and develop into a larger and more beautiful life. The funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at the Methodist church at Haddam by the Rev. J.P. SNARE and the little body was laid to rest in the Haddam cemetery.
Jefferson Alexander MOORE, 78, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen MOORE, was born Feb 15, 1858 at Lonejack, Missouri and departed this life Monday, Jan 4, 1937 at the home of his son, Roy. Mr. MOORE came to Kansas at an early age, making his home a great deal of the time with his sister, Mrs. James McNULTY and Mr. McNULTY, who preceded him in death. He had always taken an active part in social and political affairs and was one who could always be counted on in time of trouble. For the past five years he has made his home with his son Roy and family. Oct. 31, 1881 he was united in marriag to Miss Susan Romenta COLE at Marysville, Kansas. Ten children were born. One daughter , Mrs. Myrtle GRAY, one son Walter and his wife preceded him in death. Mr. MOORE and his wife united with the Church of Christ at an early age. He leaves eight children: Mrs. Mary GRAY and Mrs. Nellie BROWN of Washington; George of Flagler, CO; Joe of Marianna, FL; Mrs. Sarah DELAY, Neal, Frank and Roy of Morrowville, and many other friends and relatives. Funeral services were held in the Morrowville Christian Church, Jan 6, Burial was in Morrowville Cemetery.
Funeral services for Jacob NEIDAR were conducted from the Catholic Church north of Morrowville, Saturday morning, in charge of Father BROWN of Clifton and burial was in the Catholic Cemetery. In the passing of Mr. NEIDAR his family has sustained a severe loss and the Haddam, Kansas community in which he has lived a good citizen. He had been in poor health for a number of years, but was suddenly stricken with appendicitis and complications and although taken immediately to the hospital at Concordia, he was unable to withstand the attack. Jacob Philip NEIDAR was born in Austria-Hungary May 1, 1871 and passed away June 27, 1929 at the age of 58 years, 1 month and 26 days. His parents came to America bringing the family with them when Mr. NEIDAR was but 6 months old and settled in St. Louis. They later came west., locating at Wilver, Nebraska and Pawnee and of the past thirty years he resided in Haddam. He was married to Miss Josephine SHIMANDEL and to them were born two children, Anna and Albert. Mrs NEIDAR and both children preceded him in dearth. Mar 28, 1905, he was again married to Miss Anna KERLIN of Hays and to this union three daughters were born, Mrs. Agnes FENCL, Helen of Topeka, and Mrs. Olga SLOUGH of Mankato. These with the widow are left to mourn his passing.
Lewis Henry ODGERS, oldest son of James and Rhoda ODGERS, was born June 11, 1875 on his father's homestead in Grant township, Washington Co, Kansas and died July 12, 1944 at the age of 69 years, 1 month and 1 day. He spent his entire life on the farm living in various locations in Washington County,, until last September, when he moved to the home in Haddam. On March 2, 1904, he was united in marriage to Emma PIERCE of Haddam, KS. To this union was born two sons, Carl F., of Anchorage, Alaska and Lester B. of Kodiak, AK. He was a kind and loving husband and father, and always ready to lend a helping hand whenever he could. His health began to fail about two years ago. He suffered a stroke four weeks ago and gradually grew weaker until her quietly passed away. He leaves to mourn his loss, his loving companion of more than forty years, who cared for him tenderly through his failing health, also two sons, one grandson, Gerald Odgers, of Plains, KS, one sister, Mrs. Mima PICKARD, Haddam, KS, three brothers, Bryon ODGERS of Washington, KS; Wallace of Knoxville, Iowa and Lloyd Odgers of Clyde, KS besides many nieces, nephews, and many relatives and friends. Music and vocal duets, by Mrs. John BRICK and Misses Betty WILLIAMS and LaNae LANDIS. Pallbearers, Walter ZENGER, Ralph BURT, Frank BURT, Mart BURTON, Sam BURTON, and Wm. SEXTON. Relatives from a distance attending the funeral were, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur ODGERS and sons, Throop, KS, Clarence ODGERS and son, Elmer, Enosdale, KS, Eldon ODGERS, Washington, KS, Mr and Mrs. Walter ALLEN, Clyde, KS, Mrs. Rebecca MERKLEY, Starke, Florida, Mr and Mrs. Bert SHAFFER, Clifton, KS, Mr. and Mrs. Marion SHAFFER, Clifton, KS, Mr and Mrs Glen FOX and daughter from Belleville, KS, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. ODGERS, Salina, KS, and Mr. and Mrs. John ODGERS, Linn, KS. Mrs. ODGERS and her family extend thanks to all the friends and neighbors for their help and many kindnesses during this time of sickness and bereavement. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the Haddam Methodist church with the Rev. Chas. E. REED in charge. Interment was made at the Haddam cemetery.
Fredrick Merrit PARRACK, the youngest son of Delia and Alek PARRACK, was born May 15, 1894, at Morrowvill, Kansas, and passed away at Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug 20, 1940, at the age of 46 years, 3 months and 5 days. When a very small boy his mother passed away and he made his home with his aunt, Mrs. Alice BIRD at Pond Creek, Oklahoma, for 16 months. The remainder of his childhood was spent in the home of another aunt, Mrs. Ida ELLIOT of Haddam, KS. He was united in marriage to Ophra TOWNS on Nov 14, 1912. To this union four children were born: Mrs. Wilma McLEOD of Washington, KS, Keith, Vaughn and Jack of Haddam. His father passed away in March, 1938. Fred spent practically all of his life in the Haddam community, being engaged in the produce business and later farming nearby. For the past few years he was employed in Lincoln, NE. He leaves to mour his wife, four children, two grandchildren, Donnie and Sharron PARRACK, one niece and one nephew and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services wer conducted Thursday afternoon at the Blocker Church, John NEWTON of Fairbury conducting the services. Interment was made in Blocker Cemetery.
Neva TOWNS, was born Oct 12, 1892 at Haddam, Kansas and departed this life Jan 18, 1930 at the age of 37 years, 3 months and 6 days. In her early girlhood she united with the Baptist church and was a faithful member throughout the rest of her life. She was a leader among the young folks both in the christian work and serial life. On Oct 12, 1911 she was married to George PARRIS and to this union one daughter was born. Practically all of her life was spent around Haddam until the last six years since when the family has resided at Havelock, NE. She was a devoted wife and mother and a faithful friend to all who knew her and alwasy ready to help in sickness and trouble. She leaves to mourn her, her husband, one daughter, Mildred, her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. TOWNS, one brother, Ernest TOWNS, one sister, Mrs. Orpha PARRACK, besides a host of other relatives, friends and neighbors whose sympathy goes to the bereaved family. Two sisters Clara and Cecil preceded her to the better land. The reamains were brought to Haddam Monday evening and funeral services were held at the Blocker Church, Tuesday amid a large attendance of friends conducted by the Rev. G.S. LATIMER. Interment was made in the Blocker Cemetery.
Walter STILL, son of Dr. Noah A. & Helen Marian STILL, was born July 17, 1867 in DeKalb Co, Illinois and died in his home in Haddam, KS , March 27, 1934 aged 66 years, 8 months and 10 days. He came of rugged New England stock, his parents being natives of Vermont, coming to this country in 1870 , when Mr. STILL was a child of 3 years, locating on a homestead in Republic Co, Kansas, five miles nothe of Cuba, where he grew to manhood. On his twentieth birthday his mother died. He remained with his father on the farm and on Feb 6, 1896, he married Miss Emma L. GRISWOLD of Republic Co, KS. He brought his bride to the old homestead where they lived for nine happy years, then moving to the home in Haddam where they have since lived. For many years their home was a home for all the teachers in the community: scattered everywhere now, these teachers will send their love and regard back to what was real home and Mr. and Mrs STILL real parents and advisors. Many positions of public trust has been held by Mr. STILL: City Councilman, Marshal, Street Commissioner for twelve years and on duty in this capacity when stricken with the illness which proved fatal. He was for many years caretaker and supervisor of the City Cemetery, which under his care and artistry became one of the most beautiful anywhere seen. He was a Mason, Eastern Star, Odd Fellow, and Rebekah, an active, helpful and consistant member of each order. He, when a mere youth with his mother and sister united with the M.E. Church.
Henry K. THARP was born Oct 6, 1854 in Iowa and departed this life , Feb 22, 1939 at the home of his son G.E. THRAP at Wymore, NE. He was a very successful farmer in his early life. He was united in marriage when a young man to Elizabeth POWELL in Iowa. Mr.and Mrs. THRAP moved to Odell, NE, where they settled on a farm. To this union six children were born, three boys and three girls. About 8190 he moved with his family to Washington, Kansas, later moving to Haddam, where he worked at several different occupations. For twenty years he carried the mail in Haddam. Mr. THRAP lived in Haddam until a few months before his death. Mrs. THRAP preceded him in death in Jan, 1937. During his life, Mr. THRAP was a splendid singer and enjoyed singing in the choir and assisted in singing for many funerals. He was a very kind, generous, and loving father, ever seeking to give the best to his family. His friends will remember him as a helpful friend and a valable asset to his community. His life among his friends will not soon be forgotten. He leaves to mourn his passing. two daughters and two sons, namely Estella SMITH of California, Almeda LAHODNEY of Beatrice, Nebraska, G.E. THRAP of Wymore, NE; F.M. THRAP of Fairmont, NE and many other friends and relatives. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon at the Haddam Church by the Rev. MITCHELL. Interment was made in the Haddam Cemetery
Elizabeth POWELL, daughter of Enos and Esther POWELL, was born in Henry Co, Illinois, May 28, 1861 and departed this life at her home in Haddam, Kansas, Jan. 7. 1937 at the age of 75 years, 7 months, and 9 days. In 1878, she was untied in marriage to Henry K. THRAPP, of Charidon, IA. To this union six children were born, two died in infancy and four survived , Stella STANLEY of California; Grover E. of Wymore, Nebraska; Francis M. of Fairmont, NE, and Almeda E. LAHODNY of Beatrice, NE. She is also survived by her husband, Henry K. THRAPP, two brothers, E.C. POWELL fo Beatrice, NE; F.C. POWELL of Oakland, CA; four sisters, Phoebe TATMAN of Haddam, Armina HALL of Denver, Mrs. E.J. WILSEY of Aronsas Pass, Texas, Anna HOGEMAN of Los Angeles, CA and 14 grandchildren. She was a devoted wife and mother, always working with her hands, ministering to the needs of her family. Some 50 years ago, she and her husband moved to Lanham, KS, amd soon after moved to the vicinity of Haddam where they since have made their home. Mr. and Mrs. THRAPP had spent a few days visiting in the home of their son Grover. Mrs. THRAPP became ill while on the train returning home. She was seriously ill for about ten days, then passed peacefully to her reward. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Haddam Church conducted by the Rev. L.E. DIXON. Interment was made in the Haddam cemetery.
Thomas Benton THOMPSON, son of Samuel and Eliza THOMPSON, was born in Richland Co., Ohio, Sept 10, 1860, the youngest of a family of four and passed away at the A.F. LARABEE home Sunday, Aug 23, 1931, at the age of 70 years, 11 months and 13 days. At the age of six he moved with his family to Angola, Stuaben Co, IN, where he grew to ;young manhood. At the age of twentt-one he came to Nebraska, settling near Beaver Crossing, from where he went to Wyoming as foreman of a sheep ranch for Mr. UPTON. He spent sometime there and while in his employ was sent across the Atlantic three different tiems with shipments of sheep. Returning to NE he was engaged in farming and mill work for a number of years. After selling out in NE, he came to Haddam, KS with F.M. BRICK and a party of real estate buyers. While here he bought the farm known as the Lee DOVEL place and lived there for two years. After selling this farm he moved into Haddam to the home of A. F. LARABEE, which had been his home for the last twenty-six years. He was associated with Albert HARVEY in the carpenter trade. He then purchased the blacksmith and woodwork shop for Sherm PEABODY and conducted it until it burned down. For the last thirteen or fourteen years he has been engaged in the oil business. THe past nine years, he was in the employ of the BOBBITT Oil Company at their service station. This addded to his already large acquaintance. aHE had been a member of the I.O.O.F for the past thirty-siz years, gransferring his membership from Angola, IN. He served in all the elective and honorary offices in the I.O.O.F. Lodge and was the secretary for several years. He was also a member of the Rebecca Lodge of this city since 1908. Hew was reared in a good Christian home and was a good man, a favorite of children, a friend to man and an enemy of none. He leaves tgo mourn their loss one sister, Mrs. Dorcas CHARD of Angola, IN, one sister in law, Mrs Alice THOMPSON of Angola, two nieces and two nephews, Mrs Herman Allman, Bloomington, IN, Mrs. Cal MEGLEY, Coldwater, MI, Mr. George SOUDERS and MR. Emmett CHARD of Angola, and six great nieces and nephews, besides the family whose home he lived for so many years and a legion of friends. Rev. Geo. WELKER of Centerville, Kansas assisted by Rev. J.P. SNARE of Haddam, KS conducted the services in the Methodist Protestant church. The I.O.O.F. had charge of the services at the grave.
Wm. H. TOWNS, son of John and Jane TOWNS was born at Etnagreen, Indiana on Jan 1, 1857 and passed away Feb. 10, 1932 at his home northeast of Haddam at the age of 75 years, one month and nine days. At the age of 12 years he moved with his parents to Nebraska and a few years later located on a farm near Haddam where he resided for more than fifty years. On Sept 4, 1881 he was united in marriage to Letha SEVERN. She passed away in 1889. To this union one daughter, Estelle was born, who departed this life at the age of nine years. He was married to Delia SEVERN on June 21, 1890. This union was blessed with five children, three daughters, Clara, Geneva PARRIS (see Neva PARRIS) and Cecil SISSEL, preceding him in death leaving to mourn his departure, his wife, one son, Ernest TOWNS, a daughter, Mrs. Orpha PARRACK all of Haddam, and a number of grandchildren, also three sisters, Mrs. J.E. ARNOLD, Kansas City, MO, Mrs. Carlos PERCIVAL of Palco, KS, Mrs. Charles ARNOLD of San Diego, CA and a brother, O. M. TOWNS of Palco, KS. At an early age he became affiliated whti the Christian church and lived an upright Christian life. He knew the privations of earlier days, thus making him a kind, thoughtful, indulgent father and husband. His keen sense of justice and fairness won him a host of friends both young and old who will mourn his going. Funeral services were conducted at the Blocker Church , Friday afternoon by the Rev. L.E. DIXON of the Haddam Church. The singers , Misses Bonnie BISHOP, Lois LATHAM, Mabel UNGER, and Mrs. Walter WELLS, accompanied by Mrs. Edward KULP at the piano , sang ' No Night There, Nearer My God To Thee and Goodnight and Goodmorning, ' The text was Precious in the Sight of the Lord is the Death of a Saint. Interment was made in the Blocker Cemetry.
Nellie Pearl PEAKE, daughter of Harry C.L. and Emma PEAKE, was born at St. John in Stafford Co, Kansas, Nov 18, 1887 and died at her home in Mahaska, KS, Jan 1 , 1942, at the age of 54 years, 1 month and 13 days. As a babe, she came with her parents to the Mahaska community, where she lived the rest of her life. Her childhood was spent in the PEAKE home east of Mahaska, and after finishing her work in the Hopewell district school where she was an outstanding student; she completed two years work in the Fairbury, Nebraska, high school and finished her business training at Campbell University, at Holton, KS. When 18 years of age she accepted a position as bookkeeper for the Mahaska State Bank where she served for ten years. She was a director of the bank at the time of her death. During the time of her employment at the bank she kept the books for the lumberyard, the Mahaska Telephone association, the city of Mahaska and the Methodist church aside for holding eight other offices in the affairs of the community. On Nov 18, 1915 she was married to Dr. Victor J. WALL and to this union four children were born: Mary Ann, now teaching in th high school at Emmett, KS, Ruth Marie, a student technician in the Bethany hospital in Kansas City, KS; Victor J., a student at the state university, Lawrence, KS, and a son Don Wesley, who died in infancy. Besides her children, she leaves her husband, a sister, Mrs. Annie EMRICK of Mahaska; two brothers, Harry and William of Mahaska; a half sister, Mrs. Minnie BROWN of Mahaska; a number of nieces and nephews who loved their Aunt Nellie, many other relatives and friends. It was as a wife and mother that Nellie WALL did her best work in life. She was truly a helpmate to her husband and a loving and most devoted mother to her children. However, her ability to do things was so great that all through her life in addition to caring for her family, she continued those services to her community she had as begun as a girl. She was a member of the Methodist church and taught the young people's Sunday school class continuously for 30 years. During this period she also served as secretary – treasurer to the church besides carrying many other public responsibilities. She was an outstanding character because of her large service to the Mahaska community and she will be missed. She planned her life well and carried out her plan with determination to the end. She did what she thought was right and she was successful in doing the things she undertook for her hands difficulties surrendered. She made the world her debtor by the generosity of her help to all whose lives touched her own and her great contribution is that of her blood and ideals that are to continue through of her wholesome son and daughters toward the upbuilding of the nation. Services were held Sunday afternoon, Jan 4, in the Methodist church in Mahaska, conducted by the Rev. BARNES. Interment was made in the Mahaska cemetery.