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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.
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Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon at 2:30 at the Methodist church for Mrs. Lula CARROLL who passed away Friday morning, Nov 12 in a Fairbury Hospital, where she had been the past month. The many friends of Mrs. CARROLL will be sorry to learn of her death. She had lived in Washington practically all her life and she had a host of friends. For many years where was an efficient clerk in the Granger Store here and by her pleasing personality, and kindly service to the customers she gained many lasting friends.
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.
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.
Alice THOMPSON was one of the five children born to Mr. and Mrs. George THOMPSON near Almont in Ramsey township in the province of Ontario, Canada. She grew to womanhood there and in 1883 moved to Grant, Michigan and after two years there she came on to this country to be with her brothers, Joseph and George, who purchased land northwest of Washington. In the fall of 1887, she was united in marriage to Frank McCORMICK and the happy couple went to housekeeping on the McCORMICK farm three miles northeast of Morrowville. Here she lived the remainder of her life except for a short time in Washington and in Morrowville. Mrs. McCORMICK united with the Episcopal church when a girl and remained a devoted member of that organization throughout her life. While no child of her own blessed her home, yet her gentle and motherly affectios were given to a boy who entered her home and Randolph LeFARGE grew to manhood with the help and guidance that a mother would give. Beside her daily companion and husband, Frank McCORMICK, she leaves to mourn her passing four brothers, John and Baker THOMPSON of Newaygo, MI and Joseph and George THOMPSON of Pasadena, CA. Besides a these relatives and their families there are more distant relatives and other friends who will sadly miss her. After a short illness she died at her home on Thursday, Dec 20, 1928. Funeral services were held at three o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Blocker church in charge of Rev. LATIMER. Interment wa made in the Blocker 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.
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.
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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
John W. WOODS, the fourth child of Henry and Orpha WOODS was born near the town of Red Oak, in Montgomery Co, Iowa, on Dec 2, 1892 and departed this life on July 4, 1944 near Hiawatha, Kansas. When he was a small child, his parents moved to Missouri. A few years later they came to Washington Co, settling in the Blocker neighborhood. When a young man he attended Sunday School and Church in Washington, KS, uniting with the Presbyterian Church in Washington. On June 26, 1928, he was united in marriage to Helen Clara WALTERS and to this union three children were born. His father and mother, two sisters and three brothers preceded him in death. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Helen, and three sons, Jerry Keith, Jimmy Wayne and Donald Charles, all of the home, one sister, Mrs. Catherine SHAW or Morrowville, three brothers, Ralph of Griswold, Iowa, Roy of Broodview, Montana, Dave of Washington, KS and a host of other relatives and friends. Although John was not the oldest son of his parents, her was the one on whom the family leaned. Through his mother's long illness he showered her with great devotion and patient loving care. John was a strong, steady , quiet type of person, a tireless worker with plenty of courage. He was tender-hearted, always ready to help anyone who needed him, no matter what the cost and with no thought of sparing himself. His business associates remarked on his honesty and square dealing. He had worked hard and diligently to build his business with the hope that he and his sons would operate it together The funeral service was held Friday afternoon, July 7, at 3 o'clock at the Methodist Church in Morrowville, Rev. J. Holland VERNON in charge. Interment was made in the Morrwville Cemetery.
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Miss Emmn (sp ??) Malinda SLOVER, daughter of Levi and Louisa SLOVER was born Oct 20, 1875 near Haworth, Kansas in Republic Co. She departed this life in the Belleville Hospital May 29, 1931 at the age of 55 years, 7 months, 9 days. She moved with her parents to Sheridan Co, when 5 years of age in which county she lived until about the age of 35 years, returning to Washington Co, in 1914 living in and near Haddam until the time of her death. She was converted at the age of 19 years uniting with the United Brethern Church, later joining the Friends Church in which she remained until the time of her departure. From the time of her conversion she lived a faithful Christian life and was interested in Spiritual things. Her father and mother, two brothers, and one sister preceded her in death. She leaves to mourn their loss, two brothers, Harvey and Walter both of Haddam, besides many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at the Haddam Church by the Rev. B.E. CUNDUFF of the Friends Church of Haworth. Interment was made in the Haddam 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.
This community was grieved when the death of Mrs. Agnes LESHER of Fairbury was learned, which occurred Wednesday. She had been ill for some time, suffering from the flu and pneumonia and was being cared for in a Fairbury hospital. It was thought that she was recovering satisfactorily until a sudden change came and she passed away. Mrs. LESHER had many friends and was a well liked lady. Mrs. Agnes LESHER was born at Haddam, Washington Co, Kansas Oct 16, 1892 and passed away in a Fairbury hospital at the age of 39 years and two months. She was the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. LYONS. Mrs. LESHER lived at Haddam all her life until six years ago, when she moved near Fairbury, which has since been her home. In 1914 she was married to W.J. LESHER. To this union were born 4 children, two having passed away in infancy. She leaves to mourn her passing, two daughters, Dorothy, age 15 years and Helen, age 8 years, her mother, five brothers and two sisters, besides a host of relatives and friends. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Fairbury, Thursday morning and at the Haddam Church, Friday afternoon. Rev. SNARE, assisted by Rev. DIXON conducted the services here. Interment was made in the Haddam cemetery.
Henry William KRUEGER, youngest son of Christopher and Margaret KRUEGER was born Dec 11, 1859 at Uelzen, Germany near Hamburg, and departed this life Sept 18, 1945 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Earl THOMPSON in Washington, KS at the age of 85 years, 9 months and 7 days. At the age of 13 years, he emigrated to the United States, with his parents, making his home near Hanover, KS. On Aug 6, 1887 he was united in marriage to Miss Katherine MANS at Lanham, NE. They established their home on a farm , near Spenceville and lived there for five years, when they moved to a farm eight miles northeast of Washington, 53 years ago, where he resided until last spring when he came to Washington to make his home with his daughter. His beloved wife passed away May 9, 1940. To this happy union five children were born. Namely, Mrs. Rose THOMPSON, Washington, KS; Mrs. Therese FARQUHAR, Birmingham, MI; George of rural Washington; Fred of Herington, KS: and Mrs. Leona FINK of Fairview, KS. Mr. KRUEGER was Lutheran by faith, being confirmed in Germany before coming to this country. He was a real pioneer stockman and farmer and led a full and happy life until the last two years when he had to give up this cattle and hog raising which he thoroughly enjoyed. He and Mrs. KRUEGER celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary Aug 6th, 1937. He leaves to mourn his passing, his five children, sixteen grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. He is the last of his immediate family, three sisters and three brothers preceded him in death. He was known throughout this community as a good neighbor and friend to all. Funeral services were held at the Washington Methodist Church, Friday at 2:00 pm. Rev. M.H. BISBEE officiating. Interment in the Hanover Catholic Cemetery. . Draines22@aol.com Lewis, James David James David LEWIS, son of Nelson W. and Frances LEWIS was born Jan 13, 1874 in Champaign Co, IL and passed away Apr 27, 1945 at the Bishop-Clarkson Memorial Hospital, Omaha, NE. at the age of 71 years, 3 months and 14 days. He had been a kind and patient sufferer for the last four years. At the age of six , he came with his parents, to Washington Co, KS, where he has since made his home, with the exception of two years he spent in Arkansas. He was married Dec 18, 1895 to Mary S. STOLZER and to this union four children were born: David A. LEWIS of Lawrence, KS, Mrs. Edith D. COZINE of Hastings, NE, Walter J. LEWIS of Washington, KS and Ray W. LEWIS, who preceded him in death on Mar 28,1920. His wife, six sisters, three brothers, eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends remain to mourn his passing. .
Sadness again has come to the community when it was learned of the sudden passing of Mrs. George CRAMER of Washington, formerly of the Iowa Creek community. About two weeks ago she underwent a critical operation at the Clay Center Municipal Hospital. She apparently was getting along well on the road to recovery, and her children who had been at her bedside, had returned to their homes, when she suddenly pasted away early Saturday morning.
Mrs. CRAMER possessed a quiet, modest nature. Her home was always open to her relatives and friends, who will treasure her memory as a kind and gentle woman.
Nanna E. LONG, daughter of Henderson and Catherine LONG was born in Washington Co, Kansas, July 1, 1874, and departed this life at the Clay Center hospital, Dec. 18, 1942, at the age of 68 years 5 months and 17 days. She was one of a family of six children, two of whom died in infancy.
She was married to John L. YOUNG in Nov, 1902, who passed away on Dec 21, 1928. To this union six children were born.
On Dec 29, 1930 she was united in the bonds of holy matrimony to George J. CRAMER, who with her children survive her.
She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband, George J. Cramer; her children, Lambert H. YOUNG and Leonard J. YOUNG of Haddam, KS, Jessie Irene WOODS, Verlester Evelyn MITCHELL and Electa Grace BARTLETT of Washington, KS, and Gladys BABBIT of Pittsburg, KS; two sisters Mrs. Mary R. COX of Oklahoma City, OK, Mrs. Jessie K. TAYLOR of Kansas City, Missouri; one brother, John C. LONG of Haddam, KS; ten grandchildren and many friends.
A loving wife and mother and a good woman has made her peace with God and gone to her reward.
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 21 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hill-George Funeral Home by Rev. DEWEESE of the Blocker Church. Interment was made in Blocker Cemetery.
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.
Franklin Hale BOBBITT, son of David and Arminta BOBBITT, was born in Washington,KS, May 28, 1870 and departed this life Dec 12, 1935 at Luthern Hospital, Yuma, CO at the age of 65 yrs, 7 mos and 15 days.
His boyhood days were spent near Washington, Kansas, attending the Eureka district school and Friends Academy there.
April 16, 1896, he was united in marriage to Gertrude ROBERTS. To this union were born five children and three, Merle, Raymond and Ollie Ruth with their mother preceded him in death.
He spent five years of early married life near Morrowville, KS and moved to his farm home west of Haddam 33 years ago. He made his home there until two years ago when he moved to Kirk, Colorado
In 1907 he was united in marriage to Bertha WEAVER, who preceded him in death in 1923. He was a faithful member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, having united in his boyhood days.
He was a faithful member of the Odd Fellows Lodge of Haddam and was always interested in the betterment of the community. Mr. BOBBITT was a faithful son to his aged mother, Mrs A. D. BOBBITT, having her in his home the past four months, a loving brother and a devoted father to his motherless children.
He leaves to mourn, his aged mother, Mrs A.D. BOBBITT, two daughters, Etta LESKE and Olive SUTHERLIN of White Salmon, WA. Two granddaughters, one grandson, one sister, Mrs. Nettie WHITE of Lawrence, KS, and two brothers, Will BOBBITT of Anboy, Washington and Lewis BOBBITT of Haddam.
Funeral services were conducted at the Haddam Church, Sunday afternoon by the Rev. L. E. DIXON. The I.O.O.F. Lodge had charge of the services at the grave in Haddam Cemetery.
Phebe POWELL, daughter of Mr.and Mrs. Enos POWELL was born in New York state on Jan 24, 1859 and passed away at her home in Haddam, Kansas on Sept 25, 1944, at the age of 85 years, 8 months and 1 day. She was united in marriage to J.B. TATMAN and to this union six children were born. Her husband passed away Jan 2, 1926. Two children also preceded their mother in death. Mrs. TATMAN was a member of the Methodist church for many years. She has been a resident of Haddam community for 57 years. She is survived by her four children, Mrs. Della SHOUP, Charles and Clarence TATMAN and Mrs. Iva LaFARGE, all of this community. Also by five grandchildren and five great grandchildren, two sisters and two brothers, and other relatives and friends. The family expresses their thanks for the kindness and sympathy of neighbors and friends during the illness and death of their mother. Funeral services were held in the Methodist church at Haddam on Wednesday , Sept 27 at 2 o'clock by Rev. M.H. BISBEE of teh Methodist church at Washington, KS. Burial was made in the Blocker Cemetery.
Generation 1 Henry W. Tanner born May 06,1793 died December 09,1878 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa. Married Sarah ? born December 18,1795 died 1867 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa. Both are buried at Strawberry Ridge Cemetery,Columbia Co.,Pa, Children: Hannah Tanner married Martin Umstead Sarah Ann Tanner married John Umstead Susan Tanner married Amos Heller John Tanner born 1813 Peter Tanner born 1815 died 1892 Mary May Tanner born 1821 died 1880 married Jacob Schultz born 1818 died 1880 Henry W.Tanner Jr. born September 17,1823 died December 17,1864 Joseph Jacob Tanner born August 21,1831 died November 04,1908 Catherine Tanner born 1834 Generation 2 John Tanner born 1813 married Hannah ? born 1810 Children: Sarah Tanner born 1844 Mary Tanner born 1846 Peter Tanner born 1815 in Danville, Montour Co., Pa. died 1892 married Sarah Schultz born 1820 died 1889 Children: Martin Tanner born 1841 Henry J. Tanner born 1844 died June 19,1864 in Petersburg, Va. William Tanner born 1849 in Danville, Montour Co., Pa. Martha Tanner born 1847 died 1928 Simon Phillip Tanner born 1851 died 1919 John Franklin Tanner born July 26,1853 in Danville Montour Co., Pa.died April 30,1917 in Sheldon, Iowa Jacob Schultz Tanner born August 07,1856 died February 18,1922 Thomas N. Tanner born August 1858 in Danville, Montour Co., Pa died 1915 Sarah Ann Tanner married John Unstead Children: Jacab Henry Umstead born January 07,1858 in W.Hemlock Twp.,Montour Co.,Pa.died January 01,1040 in W.Hemlock Twp.,Montour Co.,Pa. Henry W.Tanner Jr. born September 17,1823 died December 17,1864 married Mary ? born 1827 Henry is buried at Strawberry Ridge Cemetery Columbia Co.,Pa. Children: Rosanna Tanner born 1849 Mary Tanner born 1851 Harriet Tanner born 1853 Hiram Benjamin Tanner born March 30,1857 died May 16,1918 married Lydia Catherine Fenstemacher Hiram and Lydia are buried at Strawberry Ridge Cemetery Columbia Co.,Pa. Hannah Tanner born 1859 married Joseph Umstead Henry A.Tanner born 1862 Joseph Jacob Tanner born August 21,1831 in Columbia Co.,Pa. died November 04,1908 in Liberty Twp.,Pa. married Susan Hileman born November 05,1832 in Columbia Co.,Pa. died March 02,1879 in Derry Twp.,Pa. Joseph and Susan are buried at Strawberry Ridge Cemetery,Columbia Co.,Pa. Children: Marie Jane Tanner born May 17,1855 Derry Twp.,Pa. died July 04,1872 buried at Strawberry Ridge Cemetery Columbia Co.,Pa. John Henry Tanner born December 04,1857 in Derry Twp.,Pa. died March 11,1921 in Derry Twp.,Pa. Emma Tryphena Tanner born December 09,1862 in Derry Twp.,Pa. died July 20,1953 Elizabeth Tanner Born October 16,1864 in Derry Twp.,Pa. Henry James Tanner born April 27,1865 in Derry Twp.,Pa. died 1937 Jacab Albert Tanner born January 26,1868 in Derry Twp.,Pa. died february 04,1870 in Derry Twp.,Pa. buried at Strawberry Ridge Cemetery Columbia Co.,Pa. Anna Catherine Tanner born Marchj 03,1870 in Deerry Twp.,Pa. died January 26,1874 buried at Strawberry Ridge Cemetery,Columbia Co.,Pa. Calvin Boyd Tanner born May 28,1874 in Derry Twp.,Pa. died July 19,1960 Twin Sister to Calvin Tanner born May 28,1874 died May 28,1874 in Derry Twp.,Pa. Generation 3 Willaim Tanner born 1849 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa. married 1st ? died July 20,1895 married 2nd Bertha Moore May 08,1899 in Turbotville,Pa. daughter of William Moore born 1876 Children: Alvin Tanner born 1895 Henry James Tanner born August 16,1900 lloyd Tanner born February 18,1904 Martha Tanner born 1851 died 1928 married HJenry Heller born 1849 died 1930 Children: James Elmer Heller born 1874 married Mary ? born 1874 Jacab Harvey Heller born November 1879 Charles Heller Simon Phillip Tanner born 1851 died 1919 married 1st Abigail Cromley born 1851 died 1877 married 2nd Sarah Mariah Bonderman born 1861 died 1940 Children of Simon and Abigail: Araminta Tanner born 1871 died 1945 Matilda Tanner born 1874 Melissa Tanner born 1876 Children of Simon and Sarah: Lawrence Tanner born 1878 Dennis Theodore Tanner born May 03,1880 died May 31,1969 in Genoa,Colorado Phillip Eli Tanner born 1883 died 1963 married Gertrude Slise Lewis R.Tanner born 1886 Apphia Mae Tanner born 1889 Martha Tanner born 1891 died 1922 married Earl Bartly Cora Tanner born 1894 John Franklin Tanner born July 26,1853 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa. died April 30,1917 in Sheldon,Iowa married 1st Rebecca Jane Whitenight daughter of Mathias Whitenight and Mary Kline born September 16,1847 died february 08,1887 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa married 2nd Mary Ida Beagle daughter of George Beagle and Rebecca Whitenight born December 25,1869 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa. died November 11,1944 in Sheldon,Iowa Children of John and Rebecca: Charles Oliver Tanner born November 23,1880 in Dnville,Montour Co.,Pa died 1892 Henry Calvin Tanner born March 02,1884 inj Danville,Montour Co.,Pa died December 22,1965 in Genoa,Colorado Sarah Caroline Tanner born December 15,1886 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa. died March 03,1993 in Waverly,Iowa Arminta Jane Tanner born July 23,1879 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa. Children of John and Mary: Phillip Harvey Tanner born 1888 died 1968 Elvaretta Viola Tanner born July 11,1890 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa. died December 23,1960 in Primghjar,Iowa Alice Martha Tanner born April 26,1892 in Archer,Iowa died May 08,1914 married George W.Black born October 22 died November 27,1945 Arthur Cleveland Tanner born January 16,1894 in Archer,Iowa died 1954 Clarence Harold Tanner born October 24,1895 in Archer,Iowa died December 29,1971 mrried Lillian Schielfubine born October 30,1893 died November 13,1970 John Ralph Tanner born August 24,1989 in Archer,Iowa died July 27,1977 in Newell,Iowa Gilbert Earl Tanner born June 01,1899 in Archer,Iowa died October 23,1953 in Archer,Iowa married 1st Grace Sorenson married 2nd Jennie Elgersma born July 16,1899 in Millbank,South Dakato died July 23,1978 in Modesto,California Raymond Robert Tanner born October 03,1901 in Archer,Iowa died January 29,1971 in Sheldon,Iowa Verness Lemont Tanner born August 09,1903 inj Archer,Iowa died February 09,1988 in Primghar,Iowa Ernest Elmer Tanner born May 08,1906 died 1983 Lila Fern Tanner born April 29,1910 died 1965 Jacob Schultz Tanner born August 07,1856 died February 18,1922 married Clarice Rosanna Flick daughter of Sylvester Flick and Tacy Styer born February 07,1860 in West Hemlock Twp.,Montour Co.Pa died 1888 in West Hemlock Twp.,Montour Co.,Pa. Jacob and Clarice are buried at Columbia Hill Cemetery,Montour Co.,Pa. Children: George Washington Tanner born 1882 died 1916 buried in Columbia Hill Cemetery,Montour Co.,Pa. Bessie May Tanner Born January 28,1884 inj West Hemlock Twp,Columbia Co.,Pa died January 07,1941 in Genoa,Colorado Roy W.Tanner born 1885 died 1968 After Clarice died Jacob couldn't care for all of the children and adopted some of them out to other people.Roy W. went to live with a family named Vought,his tombstone reads:Roy W.Vought he is buried in Columbia Hill Cemetery,Montour Co.,Pa. Jacob Schultz Tanner born 1886 died 1970 Sarah E.Tanner born 1887 died 1888 Thjomas N.Tanner born August 1868 in Danville,Montour Co.,Pa. died 1915 married Hannah Catherine Umstead born October 1857 Children: Albert Tanner born November 1882 Emma Tanner born 1884 married David Jones David Tanner born December 1886 Sarah Tanner born March 1891 married James Arter Alberta Mae Tanner born July 20,1893 died March 20,1901 Mary E.Tanner born December 1894 married Jacob Winters Jacab Henry Umstead born January 07,1858 in West Hemlock Twp.,Montour Co.,Pa. died January 01,1940 in West Hemlock Twp.,Montour Co.,Pa. married Ida Amelia Hester daughter of William Hester and Sara Moser Children: Charles Ruben Umstead born February 28,1883 Dora May Umstead born May 28,1886 William Lloyd Umstead born April 02,1889 died March 27,1963 John Edgar Umstead born July 15,1895 Simon Mearl Umstead born May 23,1898 Sarah Florence Umstead born August 13,1901 Esther Marion Umstead born March 29,1902 Harry Hester Unstead born July 17,1903 Martha Rozilia Umstead born December 30,1906 Harvey Calvin Umstead born January 21,1912 Henry A.Tanner born 1862 married Emily Matilda Ortman born 1860 Children: Sadie Melinda Tanner born October 16,1884 married Bill Linnert Agustus Leroy Tnner born November 25,1886 George Edwin Tanner born December 20,1888 died 1962 married Catherine Elizabeth Martin born 1884 died 1944 Mary Louise Tanner born December 23,1889 married Ernest Hause Jake Henry Tanner born April 04,1892 Luther Atwood Tanner born March 12,1894 died January 06,1982 Calvin Lawrence Tanner born June 05,1896 died 1978 Hiram Charles Tanner born June 10,1899 died November 07,1968 in Maquoketa, Jackson Co.,Iowa married 1st Dora Irene (Irean) Enos born october 02,1905 died January 24,1973 married 2nd Jeanette ? Generation 4 Hiram Charles Tanner born June 10,1899 died November 07,1968 married Dora Irene Enos born October 02,1905 died January 24,1973 Children: George Newman Tanner born November 16,1924 in Milford Twp.,Juniata Co.,Pa. died June 11,1974 in Houston, Harris Co.,Texas married 1st Hazel Hollister married 2nd Stephanie Dora Morford born August 07,1930 07,1930 died July 02,1977 Harry(aka Mike)Tanner born August 12,1929 died January 1979 Irene Tanner married Harry Joseph Generation 5 George Newman Tanner born November 16,1924 in Milford Twp.,Juniata Co.,Pa. died June 11,1974 in Houston,Harris Co.,Texas married 1st Hazel Hollister married 2nd Stephanie Dora Morford born August 07,1930 died July 02,1977 George and Stephanie married August 23,1950 in Saline,Michigan George and Stephanie are buried at Veterans National Cemetery in Houston,Harris Co.,Texas NJ otes on George Tanner:George served in the US Army during WWII as a paratrooper,he served in Company B 505th Paratroop Infantry Induction date June 15,1943 date of entry into active service June 29,1943 place of entry into service Fort Custer,Michigan. Battles and Campaigns: Normandy Campaign,Rhineland Campaign and Ardennes Campaign. Decorations and Citations:Purple HJeart,Combat Infantry Badge,Good Conduct Ribbon,European Afrikan Middle Eastern Campaign Ribbon and Three Bronze Campaign Stars.Wounded in action November 02,1944 in Germany,given an Honorable Discharge from Percy Jones Hospital October 03,1945. Children: Jessica L.Tanner married 1st Tommy Irby married 2nd Jeff Whitaker married 3rd Kenneth Watanabe married 4th Floyd Skillern Doreen L.Tanner married 1st James M.Foy married 2nd Mike Scruggs married 3rd Melvin Clark Lynda S.Tanner Paul N.Tanner married 1st Eileen ? married 2nd Angie Warren Stephen D.Morford Tanner married Theresa Buxton notes on Stephen:Stephen was born to Stephjanie Morford before her and George were married and although he was never legally adopted by george he went by the last name of Tanner Irene Tanner married Harry Joseph Children: Harry Joseph Jr.