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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.
Mrs. John HOFFHINE received word Monday morning that her uncle Jake BOYER of Narka had passed away at her daughter's home in Narka Monday morning. Mr. & Mrs. HOFFHINE and MR. and Mrs. Chas. PARRACK plan to attend the funeral in Chester, Nebraska Wednesday afternoon
Monday marked the passing of another one of Haddam's older residents, when Mrs. Elizabeth BRANT, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Chas. HUSSLEMAN at Clifton. Funeral services wer conducted Wednesday morning at ten o'clock at the Turner Funeral Parlor in Clifton and short services and interment was mad in the Haddam Cemetery. The store of her life: Elizabeth SIGRIST, daughter of Jacob and Verena SIGRIST, was born in Green Co, WI, Aug 24, 1857 and died at the home of her daughter in Clifton, KS, Aug 3, 1842 at the age of 84 years , 11 months and 10 days. She was one of a family of eleven children, all of which have preceded her in death with the exception of two sisters, Mrs. Nettie FAIRBANKS of Chicago, Illinois, and Mrs. Rose KLINKHARDT of Stockton, Nebraska and one brother John SIGRIST of Passadena, California. When quite a young girl she moved with the family to Mason City, IL where she met and married Thomas J. BRANT, who preceded her in death six years ago last April. To this union three children were born, two daughters, Mrs. Rena REA of Haddam, KS and Mrs. Susie HUSSELMAN of Clifton, KS and one son, George Fredrick, who preceded her in death 15 years ago. Nine grand-children and six great grand-children and a host of other relatives and friends are left to mourn her passing. When quite a young girl she was baptized in the German Lutheran church and lived the Christian life to the end. She was a pioneer mother and blazer of trails for others. In her death we mourn the passing of a pioneer. On her casket and at her grave we lay our wreaths of respect and honor as an humble acknowledgement of the debt of gratitude we owe her for the blessings wer enjoyed because she lived and sacrificed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
George Washington WHITNEY was born in Phillips, Maine, Dec 8, 1838 and died at Chanute, KS, Thursday, Oct 30, 1930 at the age of 91 years, 10 months and 23 days. Mr. WHITNEY moved with his parents when he was a year old to Illinois where he grew to manhood. At this time our country became involved in the great Civil War. He applied three different times to join the Union forces, but was rejected on the account of an injured foot. In 1862, he with a small group of men drove across the country to California with horse teams. They endured the hardships, which only the early plainsmen understand. At one time they were attacked by a band of Indians and two of the small group were killed. Mr. WHITNEY came to Kansas in 1869. He was united in marriage to Miss Minnie M. HARTLEY at Marysville, Kansas in 1873. In the spring of 1878, the WHITNEY's moved to the Haddam vicinity where their family was reared. Their children were; Frank, who died in infancy, A.C. WHITNEY of Ogallala, Nebraska; Vina, who died when a small child; George W. Jr. of Heigler, NE; Pearl H. of Morrisey, WY; Mrs. Effie W. SIMON of Chanute,. KS; and Lester L. of Morrisey, Wyoming. Mr. WHITNEY leaves to mourn his aged companion, his children, 16 grandchildren. He became a member of the Masonic Order, Sept 26, 1868 at Courtland, Illinois and later transferred his membership to Haddam. He had the honor of being the oldest Mason in the state of Kansas, so far as could be learned. In his passing another one of our grand old pioneers has answered the Last Call. He lived to see our state develop from the wild prairie stage to the present time. He made his contribution to the world and has passed on, leaving the memory of a kind and loving husband and father and loyal friend. The funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the M.P. Church in Haddam, conducted by the Rev. LATIMER and services were held at the grave in the Haddam Cemetery.
The Rev. A. S. REEVES, died at his home in Concordia, Friday night following an illiness of two days. Mr. REEVES was 74 years old, having been born in Kirkland, Indiana, Sept 23, 1865. Rev. REEVES was very well know here as he was a pastor at the Blocker Church east of Haddam, Kansas for a number of years. Rev. REEVES was married on Apr 5, 1889 to Susan Elvina HUTSON, who died in 1921, He was married to Clara ABBEY in 1932 and since that time made his home in Concordia. Surviving are his widow; two sons, Paul of Concordia and Rowland B. of Ravenna, NE; and a daughter, Mrs. Mary E. BRIGGS of Los Angeles, CA, Rev REEVES was a minister of the Christian church and was a member of the Masonic and I.O.O.F Lodges. Furneal Services were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the residence and a t 2:30 at the Christian Church. The body was taken to Burwell, Nebraska for burial.
With the passing of Mrs. Mary CRAMER, Monday evening, at the home of her son, Ruben CRAMER, west of Haddam, marks the passing of another one of Haddam's pioneer residents. Several weeks ago Mrs. CRAMER suffered a fall, receiving injuries from which she failed to recover. Her life's story follows:
Mary E. DUNN was born Dec 8, 1847, in Kentucky, and departed this life Nov18, 1940, at the home of Ruben CRAMER, near Haddam, KS, at the age of 92 years, 11 months and 20 days.
She was married to Randolph CRAMER, Feb 6, 1866. To this union were born eight children, the first born dying in infancy. She was proceded in death by her husband, Aug 12, 1913, at the CRAMER home in Haddam and a stepson, Jim CRAMER who died in March, 1928.
With her husband and family they moved from KY in 1876, settling on a farm southeast of Morrowville, Kansas. Two years later they moved to the Haddam community, where she spent the remainder of her life.
Early in life she united with the Methodist Church and remained faithful until death called her to her reward.
Left to mourn her departure are her children, Mrs. Emma NUTTER, Fairbury, Nebraska, Mrs. Eliza COX, Haddam, Ks, Mrs Lula SNARE, Washington, KS, George CRAMER, Lebanon, Missouri, Ruben CRAMER, Haddam, KS, Will CRAMER, Kansas City, MO and Mrs. Jessie BOSS of Los Angeles, California; 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 11 great, great grandchildren.
After her husband's death, she made her home with her daughters and the past few years with her son Ruben and wife. For the past five years she has been an invalid. Another early settler, who experienced the viciscitudes of pioneer life, who helped to mould the Kansas character, has passed on to her reward.
Funeral services were conducted at the Haddam Methodist Church, Wednesday afternoon by the Rev. Mary Ellen LUTZ. Her grandsons and great grandsons served as pallbearers. Interment was made in the Haddam Cemetery.
Agnes May, eldest daughter of Jackson and Mary RUBLE, was born near Watson in Atchinson Co, Missouri, Aug 25, 1878 and departed this life at the home of her daughter in Brownell, Nov 5, 1941 at the age of 63 years, 2 months and 10 days. She lived near Watson until 1898, when she was united in marriage to Thomas SHERRILL and moved near Morrowville, Kansas where they lived until 1907, when they moved to Brownell, KS. Mr. SHERRILL preceded her in death Aug 17, 1940. In 1916 she took the vows of the Methodist church. This philosophy of life has given her much happiness. She leaves to mourn her passing three daughters, Mildred CONKLIN, Holly, CO; Ruby HUMPHREY, Hoisington, KS; Gladys BRUNDAGE, Brownell, KS; three sons, John of Brownell; Bonnie of Turon and Kenneth of Neodesha, KS; tow sisters Emma LEISMAN, Watson, MO; Lessie GUSHARD of Lincoln, Nebraska; two brothers, Strand RUBLE of Fairfield, California and Fred RUBLE of Los Angeles, Ca; also other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at the Brownell Methodist Church, conducted by Rev. R.W.O. KNOWLES of Bison, KS.
LINDSLEY - Mrs Mary Ann LINDSLEY nee FINKEN, was born at Locust Point, Ohio, May 24, 1851. She was married to James C. LINDSLEY, February 22, 1871.
This union was blessed with eleven children, eight sons and three daughters of whom nine children survive her, seven sons and two daughters who remain to mourn her departure. All of them live in Washington Co Kansas, except one daughter who lives in Falls City, Nebraska.
They came to Kansas in the year 1879 and settled in Washington county where they resided until the death of her faithful companion 3 years ago. Since then she has kept the house and waited for the summons to join him over there. She was one of the oldest residents of the county, having lived here for forty nine years. She became a Christian about thirty-five years ago and has lived a consistent Christian life in all the intervening years.
Her membership has been in the Christian church of which she was ever a devoted member and until failing health prevented her she was to be found in her place at the hour of worship. She departed this life at her home in Morrowville, Friday, January 11, 1929 at the age of 77 yrs, 7 mos and 17 days, leaving to mourn her departure, beside her children, 20 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, three sisters and one brother and a host of friends and neighbors who have known and esteemed her for many deeds of kindness and her words of counsel and cheer and who will miss her from her place in the home, church and community. Yet our lost is her eternal gain and we would do well to imitate her many virtues and Christian grace.
William Thomas LLOYD was born on the 2 day of July, 1861 at Cherrytree, Pennsylvania and died at a hospital in Topeka, Kansas, Monday, Oct 20, 1930: age 69 years, 2 mos, 26 days. Mr LLOYD was the son of Stephen LLOYD and Phebe Jane LLOYD, who came to Toulon, Illinois, from PA in 1865, and later removed to Burchard, NE in 1881. Mr. LLOYD at an early age engaged in the jewelry business at Toulon, IL and later at Burchard, NE. Hew was married to Mary Q. BATES, daughter of Ansel A. BATES and Constantia Almeda BATES at Burchard, Pawnee Co, NE, July 8, 1893.
He leaves surviving, his devoted wife and three sons and two daughters. The sons are Vaughn B LLOYD, Chicago, IL and W. E. W. LLOYD, Calderwood, TN and William A. B. LLOYD, Washington, KS. The daughters are: Lois L LOYD SCHROPP of Washington, KS and Pauline LLOYD MCFARLAND, Topeka, KS. Mr. LLOYD also leaves four brothers surviving. They are J. Darsie LLOYD, Los Angeles, CA; Ernest H. LLOYD, Toulon, IL; John G. LLOYD, Los Angeles, CA and Frederick S. LLOYD, Los Angeles, CA. An elder sister, Cather J. DORT died in 1920 and one brother, Frank died in infancy.
Mr. and Mrs E. H. LLOYD of Toulon, IL and many nephews, nieces and other relatives, including six grandchildren and all the sons and daughters were present for the funeral.
Mr. and Mrs. LLOYD and their son, Vaughn removed to Washington co, KS from Nebraska where the other four children were born. The family home for many years has been in Washington, where Mr. LLOYD was engaged in the jewelry business until the fall of 1917. Mr. LLOYD was elected probate judge of Washington CO and assumed the duties of that office in 1925. He held the office until the date of his death, at which time he was treasurer of the probate judges association of the state of Kansas. His civic duties extended to service on the school board for many years as member and president; as chief of the volunteer fire department and other civic duties where he could give service to his city, county and state.
He united with the Christian church at Burchard, NE as a young man and remained a loyal and faithful member to his last days. He was a member of the I.O.O.I. and served that order in an official capacity at various duties. Funeral services were held at the Christian church Thursday afternoon, Oct 27, conducted by Rev H.V. LESLIE assisted by Rev. F. Clarke BATEMAN of Clay Center and burial was in the Washington Cemetery.
Friday, Aug 27, 1943 - Just as the shades of evening were drawing near her bodily strength gave way and her spirit returned to the God who gave it. Marietta RICE was born May 3, 9147 (1847?) at Somerville, Maine, where her girlhood was spent and where she served her community as a school teacher. Jan 2 , 1873 she was united in marriage ot Wendell P. GROVER, who preceded her in death Feb. 8, 1920. With their first born son they came to Kansas and made their home in Washington Co, which has ever been home to her. Four children were born to their union: Warren E., who died at the age of 18 years, Mrs. Melissa McGREGOR of this place, Mrs. Isabell McGREGOR of Lincoln, Nebraska; C. Edgar GROVER of Holbrook, Arizona; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. After the death of her husband, Mrs. GROVER resided in Morrowville and in later years in the homes of her daughters. With her passing a beautiful life with its courageous example of Christian virtues has closed on earth and she has joined the loved ones from whom she has been separated so many years. A Daughter of a Free Will Baptist minister she in early life became a member of that church and was a charter member of Hickory Grove (Blocker) church in which she held membership at the time of her death. Her faithfulness and devotion were shown in her entering services in all its activities and her memory will ever be cherished by those whose lives she lovingly touched and enriched. Mrs. GROVER loved nature, beautiful things, and all humanity, and readily made many friends. She was active in the W.C. T.U. and was honored with a life membership. She took great joy in her Bible, quoting chapters and many passages for any occasion. Services were held at the Hickory Grove (Blocker) church at 1:30, Aug 30 , 1943 by the Rev. J.P. SNARE assisted by J. Holland VERNON and interment was made in the cemetery across the way. (this may be the Blocker Cemetery). .
Ethelyn GROVER, daughter of Almon and Isabel GROVER was born May 12, 1875 on the farm four miles northwest of Morrowville, where her parents had moved in the 1871 from Brown Co, Kansas. thus they were among the early settlers and pioneers of Washington County, KS. In early youth she united with the Freewill Baptist church at Blocker, formerly called the Hickory Grove Church and she was a faithful member of the church, the Christian Endeavor Society and Missionary Society. After the passing of her parents, Ethelyn went in 1908 to make her home with her friend Rev. Mrs. Elizabeth MOODY EVANS at Hillsdale, Michigan, where she passed from this life on Jan 22, 1946 at the age of 69 years, 8 months and 10 days.
She transferred her membership to the First Baptist Church of Hillsdale, MI and was a faithful and active member until death claimed her. Her life was inspiring to all who knew her and she will have many stars in her Crown in the Heavenly Mansions above. Her parents, three sisters and four brothers preceded her in death. She leaves to mourn her passing, one brother and wife of Menlo, KS, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Mary E. GROVER of Morrowville, many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Funeral services were held in the Hillsdale Baptist Church and at the Blocker Baptist Church on Saturday afternoon. Rev. Oscar GROVER, a nephew from Lexington, Nebraska, conducted the service, assisted by the Rev. WELLBAUM of the Blocker Church. Six nephews were pallbearers. She was laid to rest beside her parents in the Blocker Cemetery.
Out of town relatives and friends who attended the funeral of Miss Etheyln GROVER were Mr. & Mrs. E.H. GROVER and Kenneth of Atwood, Mr. & Mrs. Howard GROVER, Atwood, Mrs. Veda FARMER, Mr & Mrs. Roy KESTLER and Mrs. Lucy DAWDY of Colby, Mr & Mrs Clarence GROVER and daughter of Western, Rev. Oscar GROVER, Lexington, NE, Mr. & Mrs. Arthur McGREGOR, Lincoln; Mr. & Mrs. Leslie STANTON, Clifton, G.J. MILNER of Hillsdale, MI; Mr. & Mrs. Orville GRAHAM, Mr. & Mrs. Max KEESECKER and Mrs. Myrtle BOONESTEEL of Washington.
Mary Ann PACKER, daughter of David and Mary Ann (GRIMM) PACKER was born near Aliance, Ohio, Jan. 5, 1856, and passed away at the home of her son Dec 22, 1945 near Haddam at the age of 89 years, 11 months and 16 days. In the 1881, she with her parents came to Kansas settling on a farm near Odell, Nebraska
On March 6, 1887 she was united in marriage to Jacob E. KLING at Beloit, KS. To this union were born two children, Mrs. Emily LINDSLEY of Washington, KS and Albert KLING of Haddam, Ks.
When a young woman she was baptized in the Methodist Church. Since the passing of her husband, Apr 22,1942, she has made her home with her son, visiting at times in the home of her daughter.
She believed in walking humbly with God is simply to live a life at its best witha deep reaverance for the highest.
She leaves to mourn her passing her daughter, her son, two grandchildren, Harold and Dorothy KLING; one brother, Frank PACKER of Kirk, Colorado and other relatives and friends.
Services were held Wednesday afternoon at the Hoffman funeral home, con ducted by the Rev. J.P. SNARE of Washington. Interment was made in the Haddam cemetery.
An article following this - Dorothy KLING of Lincoln, NE was called home to the death of her grandmother, Mrs. J.E. KLING.
James M. WOLEN, one of the eight children of Vance and Barbara WOLEN, was born at Cleveland, OH, April 1, 1869 and passed away at his home near Haddam., early Wednesday morning, Feb 17, 1943 at the age of 73 years, 10 months and 15 days. When Mr. WOLEN was a small boy he moved with his parents to Nebraska, where the family lived for a short time before moving to the WOLEN homestead , which was located two and one half miles north of Haddam, where he grew to manhood. On Nov 15, 1893, he was united in marriage to Miss Laura L. COMBS. For a few months after their marriage they lived with his mother, then they moved to their present home where they lived for a little more than 47 years. Four children were born to Mr. and Mrs. WOLEN; Viola, who prededed her father in death in 1919, at the age of 20 years, Mrs. Ella SNYDER of Faribury, NE, Lawrence of Haddam, and Miss Marvel WOLEN of Lincoln, NE. Mr. WOLEN was one of the communities successful farmers and stockman. He took pride in his surroundings and provided well for his family. About five years ago his health began to fail and although he was given medical aid, he did not seem to improve. For the past several months his condition grew suddenly worse. The doctors worked over him untiringly and relatives and friends did all that was within their power to help him, but it was not to be, for shortly after the midnight hour, death came as an angle of mercy to relieve him of his suffering. While we are never ready to part with a loved one, he was allotted a span of life in which he did his duty as her saw it. He made no pretense of creed but walked the common road of life each day he kik the work that was his to do and in a quiet manner, did kind things for those near him and was a true friend. He lived the truth as far as he could see had faith in God himself and his fellow man and while perhaps he did not think in terms of creed, he lived his life in deed. A number of years ago he belonged to the Woodman and Odd Fellow organizations of Haddam. Mr. WOLEN is survived by his wife of the home, his two daughters and son, one son-in-law, C.M. SNYDER of Fairbury, Mrs. Lawrence WOLEN of Haddam, two granddaughter, Doris and Norma SNYDER of Fairbury, two sisters, Mrs. Mary CRAMER, San Rafael, Caa nd Mrs. Alice CARLSON of Haddam, besides many other relatives and friends. In the passing of Mr. WOLEN his family has lost a loving husband and father and the community a repected citizen. Funeral services were conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Haddam Methodist Church by the Rev Miss. RUSSEL of Topeka. The singers were Mr. and Mrs. R. RESCOE of Clyde and the Misses Marguerite PINGTZER and Ruth PRINCE of Topeka. Interment was made in the Haddam Cemetery.
Sophia ZABOKRTSKY, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. ZABOKRTSKY, was born in Cheyenne county, Nebraska, Dec 1, 1893 and died at her home near Morrowville, Dec 29, 1928 at the age of thiry-five years. Her death came very unexpectedly, as her condition seemed normal and although she had been ill for two weeks she was well on the road to recovery and had expected to be up and around in a day or so. The cause of her death was heart failure.
When Mrs. NUTACH was a small child her parents moved to Washington Co, settling in the Enosdale community, where she grew to womanhood. On April 22, 1919 she was married to August NUTACH at the Catholic church in Lanham and since her marriage she had made her home near Morrowville. She survived by her husband, and three children, Richard, aged 9; Dorothy, aged 5; and Evalyn (Evelyn?) two weeks old. She was a loving wife and mother and her loss in the home will be sorely felt by her family. There survives also to mourn her going, her father and mother, five brothers, Charley, Edwin, Rudolph, Emil and Louis ZABOKRTSKY and two sisters Mrs. Anna NUTSCH and Mrs. Josephine LOHRENGELL all of this county.
Funeral services were held from Morrowville Catholic church Wed morning, Jan 2 at 10 o'clock and burial was in the cemetery in the churchyard.