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23001 [Madden-Madsen.FBK]

My memories of him as a great grand child of his , slender , full beard, smoked a little clay long stem pipe, lived in a big two storied home in Mallard, Iowa ,had lovely fowers lots of tulips and iris, big yard nice tress , room for family picnics,and loving to all 
Gehrt, Martin George (I150679)
 
23002 [Madden-Madsen.FBK]

On 1880 census she is listed as 70 years old living with Almon and Martha and three childre 
Huff, Louisa (I150711)
 
23003 [Madden-Madsen.FBK]

Source ; Margaret (Peggy ) Pudeler says Edward Kelly was the second husband of Matilda Irene Madsen , and the father of Margaret and Catherine. He adopted Harry a son by their mothers first husband , name not known at this time .
Edward Kelly left them in 1920 , never to have been heard from again . Matilda raised the children by herself . 
Kelly, Edward (I150792)
 
23004 [Madden-Madsen.FBK]

Source ; Most imformation on this Charles came from 1910 census of New York City . Only other information came from lawyers in 1963 seeking my whereabouts to settle his estate . My inheritance was $62.40 and I have a copy of his will . (William Madden Kildoo)
Charles worked for the Parks Dept. of New York City . 
Madsen, Charles H. (I150788)
 
23005 [Madden-Madsen.FBK]

Source ; Not much is known about Harry only what is gleaned from conversations with "Peggy" Pudeler.She states that he lived in Peru , Mass. and worked at the paper mill that made the U.S. paper money .
Harry's biological father died and he was adopted by Edward Kelly . 
Kelly, Harry (I150793)
 
23006 [Madden-Madsen.FBK]

Source of information about Edward comes mostly from Mrs. Margaret (Peggy) Pudeler of New York , City his niece . Also from Census Records .
Edward and his brother William were born as Madsen , but along about 1922 they changed their last name to Madden , not legally it seems , as there is no record of this that I can find , and William went back to Madsen a short time later , this was done to get some job that they wanted at the time that was only hireing Irish at the time . Edward never went back to the name of Madsen it seems . Thus his two sons was born with the last name of Madden .
His one son William was later adopted and wasraised as William Kildoo .
Edward was a salesman for a Pharmacutical Company and traveled around Eastern U.S. hence his son Edward was born in Cincinatti,Ohio and William was born in Manhatten , New York City , N.Y.
The story goes according to Peggy Pudeler that when Edward John was born in Cincinatti theKlu Klux Klan stole their car .
Edward Chester Madden , died in a sanitariam in White Plains , N.Y. in 1927 of TB.
Edward Chester was known as Chester mostly by the family and on census records found. 
Madden, Edward Chester (I150116)
 
23007 [Madden-Madsen.FBK]

Source; "Peggy " Pudeler . Matilda's first husband (name not known ) died then she later married Edward Kelly who left in 1920 , and she raised the children by herself . 
Madsen, Matilda Irene (I150790)
 
23008 [Madden-Madsen.FBK]

Source; Margaret ( Peggy ) Pudeler , daughter of Matilda Irene ( Madsen ) Kelly.
At age of 88yrs. told me that her grandfather ( Charles Madsen ) had married their maid in Denmark, and was expelled from the family , and the family buisness which was the shipping lines . At this date 9/01/2000 I have not verified this report . She said he came to the U.S.A. and traveled around with his wife doing interior decorateing, thus the reason for all of their children being born in so many different states. 
Madsen, Charles (I150687)
 
23009 [Madden-Madsen.FBK]

Source; Margaret Peggy Pudeler . Not much is told about William , he was called Uncle Willie , he and Edward Chester came to their sister Irene's (as she was known ) on Sat. night and played music , Banjo and Piano . William's wife name was believed to have been Violette , last name not remembered .
William worked one time on the Panama Canal as a brick layer . 
Madsen, William (I150789)
 
23010 [Minckler/Champney & Baldwin/Royce]

[Minckler/Champney & Baldwin/Royce]

Three children from this marriage, married three children from the Calvin Minckler family.
Chester Champney married Calvins' daughter Maude Minckler. Clarence Champney married Calvins'
daughter Edith Minckler, and Anna Champney married Calvins' son Fairfield. 
Family F58798
 
23011 [niswender.ged]

( Divorce decree )
Mrs Hazel Niswender of Livingston, has been granted a divor ce from Dwight G Niswender in a decree signed by judge W. W . Lessley of the district court in Bozeman. She charged exs treame cruelty. The couple was married Nov. 29, 1946 at Cou er d'Aleue, Idaho.


Note1: worked for the railroad

Note2: lived in a railcar. that was made into a house. acco rding to my grandmother. who maried Dwight. it was 2 box ca rs. placed together. and a door inplace of the sliding rai l door.

there is severa l errors in this obituary. 1 major error i s the fact Dwight had 3 sons and 1 daughter. Dwight was mar ried twice. 1st to my grandmother Margaret whom he had hi s 4 children with. second to Ivath. and Dwight's youngest s on. my father Ronald . was the child not mentioned in obitu ary. next, Dwight was born in Lucas Co., Iowa. not Gillett e as stated in obituary. and Cosy's name was Cozette no t ( Coziett ). and last Dwight ( junior ) or James Dwight a s he prefered to be called. was of Boring, Oregon not ( Vor ing ) as stated in obituary.

( Obituary )
Anaconda Montana, A funeral for Dwight Niswender 74. a fo rmer Gillette resident, took place at 10 a.m. Friday in th e Longfellow Finnegan Funeral Home at Anaconda.
Pastor John Allen of Hope Lutheran Church officiated. Inter nment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Anaconda.
Mr. Niswender died Sunday, Dec. 18, 1988 at Anaconda Hospit al.
He was born in Gillette on March 3, 1914, to Harley and Al ice Cozeiett Scott Niswender . After attending schools in G illette he worked on several ranches. he also worked for th e Burlington Northern Railroad in Gillette. Mr. Niswender t hen went to work for the U.S. Forest Service in Thompson Fa lls, Montana . until his retirement. Survivors include hi s wife, Ivath of Anaconda. one daughter, Mary Davis of Gres ham, Oregon; two sons, Tom of Tigard Oregon; and Dwight o f Voring, Oregon; two brothers Dorvan Niswender of Westvill e, Illinois, and Oliff Niswender of Gillette; two sisters , Desma Doyle of Alliance, Nebraska, and Vetta Bell of Gill ette, Wyoming, and 12 grandchildren, and nine great-grandch ildren. he was preceded in death by four brothers: Rex, Zel ton, Wendle and Alvis 
Niswender, Dwight Gershen (I109123)
 
23012 [niswender.ged]

1820 Indiana Census Index
CRABB, EDWARD 264A Jackson

Located in 1830 census for, Hamilton township, Jackson Co. , Indaina. Living next door to his brother in-law, Warner D ouglass.

Source: Schedule I. Free Inhabitants in Reddington Townshi p in the County of Jackson
State Indiana, enumerated by me on the Fourth day of Septem ber 1850 Daniel H Bower
Ass't Marshal

Lines 10 - 17, Dwelling 408, Family 414 ) Redding townshi p, Jackson Co., Indiana.

Edward Crabb 54 M Farmer $2000 Maryland
Eunice " 50 F New York
Lyda " 21 F Indiana
John " 20 M " "
James " 17 M " "
Cyrus " 23 M " "
Nathan " 11 M "
Edward L " 9 M "

180 April 19, 1854 [approx date]--State of Indiana vs
Eunice CRABB guardian of James C CRABB Nathan CRABB Edward
S CRABB minor heirs of Edward C CRABB deceased
=====================
Feb. 11th [?] 1845 -- Edward CRABB one of the Justices of t he Peace for said County
++++++++++++
1850 Jackson Co., Indiana Census
CRABB, EDWARD S 09 IN 125 REDDING
CRABB, NATHAN 11 IN 125 REDDING
CRABB, CYRUS FARMER 23 IN 125 REDDING
CRABB, JAMES FARMER 17 IN 125 REDDING
CRABB, JOHN FARMER 20 IN 125 REDDING
CRABB, LYDA 21 IN 125 REDDING
CRABB, EUNICE 50 NY 125 REDDING
CRABB, EDWARD FARMER 54 MD 125 REDDING
_______________
309 July 17, 1855--Eunice CRABB et al vs. Charles CRABB et
al } Order of sale report --in Bartholomew Co., land of the
widow and heirs of Edward CRABB was sold
___________
The Charles Crabb in question would be Edward's father. 
Crabb, Edward Smith (I109214)
 
23013 [niswender.ged]

1885 Nebraska State Census
Name: Florance Dixon
Race: W
Age: 10
Birth Place: Iowa
ED: 211
Loc: Spring Bank Precinct,Dixon,Nebraska
Date: 09 Jun 1885
Enumerator: S. V. Flint
Locality: Midway Borough
ED: 192
OSPage Number: 9B

Listed in Nebraska Quaker meeting records for, 07/27/1895 l isted recrq.

She is listed Spring Bank township, Dixon Co., Nebraska 192 0 census. As head of household. Only person other then he r living in same house. Is her father, Jesse Everett Dixon . Born Indiana age 85.

She is listed in Spring Bank township, Dixon Co., Nebrask a in 1930. Listed alone, owns home, age 55 single. 
Dixon, Florence E (I109165)
 
23014 [niswender.ged]

1885 Nebraska State Census
Name: Sherman Dixon
Race: W
Age: 20
Birth Place: Iowa
ED: 211
Loc: Spring Bank Precinct,Dixon,Nebraska
Date: 09 Jun 1885
Enumerator: S. V. Flint
Locality: Midway Borough
ED: 192
OSPage Number: 9B

He is located in Spring Bank township, Dixon Co., Nebrask a 1910 census.
He is located in Spring Bank township, Dixon Co., Nebrask a 1920 census. 
Dixon, Noble Sherman (I109158)
 
23015 [niswender.ged]

1895 State Census
Cherokee County Kansas
Crawford Twp.
1 March 1895
Page 17

Line 4
Dwelling # 122 Family # 124
Lane, Malinda 53 F W IN
Lane, Elma 17 F F Native
Lane, Minnie 15 F Native
Lane, Wilson 9 M W Native
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1900 census for, Columbia, Cherokee Co., Kansas. Listed wid ow, within her daughter and son in-laws home ( JIm ) Lewis . She lists 11 children born and 10 living.

1910 Cherokee Co Kansas
ED15
City of Columbus
June 27, 1910
Sheet 13A, Line 1
House # 234
Dwelling # 235
Lewis, Zelaskia L. Head 48 M 25 yrs. MO TN UN Barber , Own s shop
, Elizabeth Wife 44 IA ON IN
Lane, Malinda 89 IN IN ? 11 kids, 10 living
Lewis, Bert Nephew 19 S KS MO UN
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1920 Cherokee County Kansas
City of Columbus: Image # 8
Line 84
Street: West Sycamore
House # 324
Dwelling # 105
Family # 65
ED 16
Date: 31 Jan 1920
Sheet 4B

Lewis, James Head, Owns Home Free of Mortgage, W M 58 M M O Tn IA Barber Own shop
, Elizabeth wife W F 54 M OH IA IN
Lane, Malinda Mother-In-Law W F 78 W IN IN IN

All can read and write and speak english.
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Modern Light February 8, 1923

DEATH OF MRS. MELINDA LANE, Pioneer Settler Here Passed Awa y Friday

Mrs. Melinda Lane, a pioneer settler in Cherokee County, di ed at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James Lewis, 324 Wes t Sycamore street, Friday, February 2, at 10 P.M.

Mrs. Lane had been ill a couple of weeks, when pneumonia de veloped, which resulted in her death. She was 81 years an d 8 months old. The deceased came to Cherokee County in 186 8 and for a number of years resided near the Stony schoolho use. For the past twenty-seven years she had made her hom e in Columbus. She was well known and leaves many friends i n Columbus and throughout the county.

She is survived by eight daughters and one son. They are: M rs. Cora Franklin of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. J. E. Littl e of Wichita, Mrs. Mac Crosson and Mrs. Fred Crosson of Edd yville, Iowa, Mrs. Mae Rafferty, Mrs. Oscar Bland and Mrs . James Lewis, Mrs. Jesse Stockton and Pat Lane of Columbus . Also by three brothers, Noah Douglas of Shawnee, Okla., G . W. Douglas of Crestline, and W. W. Douglas of Columbus, a nd one sister, Mrs. T. W. Ownes of Crestline.

Funeral services were held from the home on Sunday, Februar y 4, at 2:30 P.M., conducted by the Rev. Hill-Tanner of th e Baptist Church. Burial was in the city cemetery. 
Douglas, Melinda (I109113)
 
23016 [niswender.ged]

1900 Census, Kansas, Cherokee County, Crawford

Douglas, George, June 1853, 46, married 17 yrs, IA, IN, IN , Farmer
Douglas, Thula, wife, Aug 1863, 36, married 17 yrs, 4 child ren, 3 living, TN, TN, TN
Douglas, Richard F., son, Feb 1884, 16, KN
Douglas, Sarah E., daughter, Sept 1886, 13, KN
Douglas, Arthur, son, Feb 1894, 6, KN 
Douglass, George W (I109408)
 
23017 [niswender.ged]

1910 census, she lists 10 children born and 10 children liv ing. All 10 within parents home. 
Crabb, Charlotte Lottie (I109589)
 
23018 [niswender.ged]

1920 Cherokee Co Kansas
City of Columbus Image 33
Dist 16
Date: 5 FEbruary 1920
Sheet No. 117A
Line 41
Street :
House #: 314
Dwelling # 219
Family # 222

Bland, Emma Head Owns, Mortgage, W F 48 M Can read and writ e, KS IN IA Occ: None
, Oscar Husband, M W 41 M Can read and write, MO US US, Occ : Stationary ? Steam Shovel Unemployed. 
Bland, Oscar (I109625)
 
23019 [niswender.ged]

According to Indiana marriages 1850-1920 Lists Commodore Douglas married to Millie Timmons on 03/19/1902. There is n o proof that this is our Commodore.

There is also a Commodore Perry Douglas, b Jan 1854 born in Missouri, USA, who married Orena Crossland with five children.

Commodore Perry Douglass Located in 1880 census for, Charit on, Lucas Co., Iowa. He is listed single, age 25, born in Indiana, works as a clerk in Clothing Store. Living in Marga ret Maloney's boarding house.

Thursday, December 1, 1904
ANSWERS THE FINAL SUMMONS
FORMER CHARITON YOUNG MAN PASSES TO THE BEYOND
Remains Brought to This Place for Interment- Beautiful Tribute by Fellow Employees.
The remains of Richard Douglass, who died suddenly at his home in Peoria, Ill., on Monday, November 21, 1904, with apoplexy, were brought to Chariton on the afternoon of Thanksgiving day and interred in the Chariton Cemetery, brief services at the grave being conducted by Rev. Fred B. Palmer. Funeral services were held at the residence in Peoria on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and the telegraph operators of the P. & P.U., and the Knights of Maccabees, of which orders he was a member, attended in a body.
Richard Douglass was the son of Noble Douglass of this city and the early years of his life were spent in Chariton. On August 4, 1886, he was married at Thayer, Iowa, to Miss Ella McFarland. They moved to Illinois in 1893 and for ten years before his death resided in Peoria where he was employed as a telegraph operator. He had been ailing for about ten months but was only seriously ill for about three hours. He leaves a wife and four children and to them the tenderest sympathy of a host of Chariton friends is extended. From a paper published at Peoria we take the following eulogy which was sent out to his fellow employees.
Fellow Employees, P. & P.U. railway: Death has entered our ranks and taken form among us Operator Richard D. Douglass.
Those of us who knew him personally knew him as a man of kindly heart. That he would divide his last dollar with a friend.
It was a pleasure to meet him, and his gentle nature made us loath to leave him. Friends remained his friends, and strangers were drawn to him until they became his friends.
There are many heavy hearts today on the P. & P.U.
Let us as a small token of regard and memory of him lay upon his bier a wreath of flowers in loving remembrance of our departed friend Dick. 
Douglass, Commodore Perry Richard (Dick) (I109181)
 
23020 [niswender.ged]

After thier marriage. Glenn and his wife moved to Salem, Or egon. His occupation was a production planner. 
Stewart, Lawrence Glenn (I109651)
 
23021 [niswender.ged]

Age 25 living in parents home, listed as single in 1900 cen sus. 
Crabb, Oscar (I109766)
 
23022 [niswender.ged]

April 19, 1854 [approx date]--State of Indiana vs
Eunice CRABB guardian of James C CRABB, Nathan CRABB, Edward
S CRABB, minor heirs of Edward C CRABB deceased

July 17, 1855--Eunice CRABB et al vs. Charles CRABB et
al } Order of sale report --in Bartholomew Co., land of the
widow and heirs of Edward CRABB was sold 
Douglass, Eunice (I109213)
 
23023 [niswender.ged]

bolth parents listed as born Indiana in 1900 census for Li berty township, Lucas Co., Iowa. She is listed widow. 5 chi ldren born 3 still living.

In 1910 census she lists, 5 children born 3 children living. 
Douglass, Mary Jane (I109172)
 
23024 [niswender.ged]

Came to Mercer County Missouri in the fall of 1869. Operate d a Livery Stable for 14 years and farmed in Mercer County , Missouri. Charter member of Lodge 736 IOOF Mercer, Missou ri. According to his obituary " he built up an enviqable re putation for honesty and fair dealing and no man counld eve r accuse him of unfairness. 
Rumph, Jacob Daniel (I109557)
 
23025 [niswender.ged]

CAPT A. P. CUTTING, farmer, P. O. Kenton, was born in Wyand ot County, Ohio, December 18, 1832, and is a son of Linus a nd Eliza (Conklin) Cutting. His father was born in Shoreham , Vt., April 20, 1794, and his mother in Fort Hamilton, no w Cincinnati, Ohio, December 18, 1802, and died January 13 , 1871. They were married January 14, 1821. Linus Cutting' s parents, Elijah and Lucy (Douglas) Cutting (the latter a n aunt on the paternal side to Stephen A. Douglas), were na tives of Vermont. On the death of Lucy Cutting, Elijah Cutt ing married Betsey Hale, whose mother died at Fort McArthu r and was the first white person that died in Hardin County . Our subject's father came to Miami County, Ohio. where h e followed his trade of millwright. He was a member of Capt . James Bigger's Mounted Rangers Company, and served one an d a half years, principally in the frontier service. He the n returned to Miami County, lived there two years, and the n removed to Wyandot (then Crawford) County in 1823. At thi s time he was employed by the Government to construct the I ndian Mills on the Sandusky River. He subsequently bought 1 60 acres of land, on which he built a mill of his own. In t he fall of 1833, he removed to Logan County, and in March , 1854, to Buck Township, Hardin County, where he died Febr uary 19, 1874. He and wife had reared eight
out of their nine children, all still living. Four of the s ix sons were Union soldiers. The subject of this sketch wa s reared on a farm, receiving a comon-chool education. On N ovember 16, 1861, he enlisted in Company Eighty-second Ohi o Volunteer Infantry, and served two years in the Army of t he Potomac, and one and a half in the Cumberland Army. He w as at first Second Sergeant, the following year First Serge ant; on July 15, 1863, was promoted to the Second Lieutenan cy, then First Lieutenancy, finally reached the rank of a C aptain. He fought at McDowell, Chancellorsville, Wauhatchie , New Hope Church, Peach Tree Creek; at latter engagement , he received a bullet wound in the right shoulder, July 20 , 1864. He was confined in the officer's hospital at Nashvi lle, Tenn., and received his discharge April 4, 1865. He i s now drawing a pension. On October 2, 1860, he was marrie d to Mary A., a daughter of Henry Anna (Hayward) Thew. To t his union there have been born nine children, five living , viz.: Henry T., Emma B., Don D. and Mary A. and Clara E. , twins. The deceased are Martha J., James H., Luella M. an d Daisy A. Mr. Cutting and family are members of the Univer salist Church of Kenton, and Mr. Cutting is a member of th e Masonic order. He is now retired from business, and is th e owner of 123 acres of land. He is a Republican in politic s, and has filled the office of County School Examiner of H ardin County six years.

( 1034 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES of Hardin Co., Ohio ) 
Cutting, A P Captain (I109431)
 
23026 [niswender.ged]

Columbus Daily Advocate
May 2, 1960

Mrs. Elma Stockton Dies; Services Today

Mrs. Elma Rosetta Stockton, 82, of Columbus route one, die d at 2:20 Friday afternoon
in the city hospital where she had been a patient only a fe w hours. Death was attributed to a heart attack.

The daughter of Adam and Matilda Douglas Lane, Mrs. Stockto n was born July 14,
1877 in the Stoney district two miles east of Columbus, whe re she grew to womanhood. She attended grade school at Wirt onia. On Oct. 2, 1895, in Princeton she married James Alber t Stockton, who died in 1903.

Mrs. Stockton and Jess David Stockton of Stippville were m arried in 1906 at Coalgate, Okla. For 30 years the couple l ived at Stippville before moving to Columbus in 1946. Mr. S tockton died in 1947.

Mrs. Stockton continued to live in Columbus until 1958 whe n she moved to the home
of a daughter Mrs. Russell Jarrett, on Columbus route one . Four children preceded her in death. She was a member o f the First Methodist Church of Coalgate, Okla.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Tom Robson of Los A ngeles Calif., Mrs. Tom
Salem of Columbus route two and Mrs. Jarrett; two sons Albe rt Stockton of Richmond, MO. and Walter Stockton of Havilan d, Kans; 16 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren and thre e great great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews als o survive.

Singers were Mrs. Warren Stover, Mrs. Marvin Starkweather , Cleo and Clarnece Allen, accompanied by Mrs. Cleo Allen, . Mrs. Wilma Robinson was the organist for the service.

Interment was in the Park cemetery. Pallbearers were Davi d Davison, George Janeski, Ralph Ridley, Victor Bell, Bil l Henderson and Jim Brumback. 
Lane, Elma Flora (I109628)
 
23027 [niswender.ged]

Columbus Star Courier Oct 8, 1889

DIED --On the 26th day of September, 1889, of brain disease , Charles E. Lane, age 26 years, 6 months and 26 days.

The deceased had lived with his father and mother nearly al l his life. In July he became overheated while threshing oa ts and for five weeks suffered severely with a pain in hi s head. He was partially demented from the effects of his i njury and most of the time had to be watched. He bore an ex cellent character, being held in high esteem by all who kne w him. His death is a sad blow to the family, as he was a b eloved son and brother.

Mr. and Mrs. Lane desire to thank the people for the kindne ss shown them in their affliction. 
Lane, Charles E (I109619)
 
23028 [niswender.ged]

copy of marriage record shows, they where maried 07/31/189 5 and it was recorded 08/03/1895. Witnessed by Byforf E. Lo ng. Brownstone, Jackson Co., Indiana. 
Family F48620
 
23029 [niswender.ged]

Crippin II Hurd found in:
Census Microfilm Records: Connecticut, Rhode Island, 1790 , 1810, 1822, and 1840
State: Connecticut
County: MIDDLESEX
Locale: EAST HADDAM
Series: M252
Roll: 2
Part: 1
Page: 306
2 young to be him, however could this Crippin be a 3rd rath er then junior?

Crippen Hurd located in Gaines, Orleans Co., New York, 183 0 census. 
Hurd, Crippin (I109446)
 
23030 [niswender.ged]

Desma E Doyle, 94
Alliance-Desma E Doyle, 94, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Goo d Samaritan Health Care Center.
She was born July 3, 1906, at Lucas, Iowa. Her parents wer e Harley and Cozette ( Scott ) Niswender.
Her family moved to Gillette, Wyoming in 1919.
She was married to Kenneth E Doyle on March 4, 1926, at Gi llette. Mr. Doyle preceded her in death.
The couple moved to Alliance in 1930.
She worked for many years as a nurses aide at Saint Joseph 's Hospital.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, Royal Neig hbors, Rebekah's Eagles Auxiliary and the Gold Age Club.
She is survived by her son and daughter- in-law Harley an d Doris Doyle of Alliance; grandchildren Joyce and Bruce Lu ndy of Vermillion, Minnisota, and Earl and gaylene Doyle o f Forest, Virginia; nine great-grandchildren; and numerou s nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by seven brothers and one sister.
Mrs. Doyle's memorial services will be a t 10 a.m. Monday , Oct. 23, at the Bates-Gould Chapel in Alliance, with th e Reverend Walter Cline and Reverend Mark Schutt officiatin g.
Burial will be in the Alliance Cemetery. Memorials may b e made to Prairie haven Hospice or to the First Christian C hurch.

source: obit provided by Knight Museum. 908 Yellowstone, Al liance NE.
( burial information, Lot 12, Section 07, Block 18, Space 0 3. 
Niswender, Desma E (I109126)
 
23031 [niswender.ged]

Died at age 37 years, 5m 1d. 
Threlkeld, Timothy R (I109905)
 
23032 [niswender.ged]

From an E-mail correspondance, 06/2002

Luther married Betsey Severy and they had 5
children(that lived anyway). Luther was in the war of 181 2 and was actually
a prisioner of war. They married in Vermont, went to New Y ork and then to
Michigin. There children were Alonzo, Orley & Orsemus (twi ns), Lucinda and
William. I am direct line from Orsemus. Luther drowned i n Erie PA in 1834.
A lot of the internet stuff says New York, however I have d ocumentation that
it was in PA. He had gone back to NY on business and drown ed on the way
back to MI. His wife and children continued to run the Hot el they owned for
a couple of more years and then farmed. Orsemus took his f amily to Emporia
Kansas in 1870 along with his brother William and Betsey br other Luther
Severy. William ended up returning to MI though after he s old his farm.
Orsemus and his wife Ann Jannette had six children, onl y 4 lived. His
oldest child was James Douglass, who's oldest child was Ear l Douglass, who's
only child was Claude Douglass my grandfather. I have a lo t of census work
and depositions and obits. I like the names and dates, bu t if I can find a
story, I am in heaven.

Would love to hear your stories. If you want any more info , let me know. I
just touched on the basics. I need to put this out on th e net. A lot on
Cyrus Douglass, however nothing on Luther.

Take Care
Lee Ann 
Douglass, Luther (I109261)
 
23033 [niswender.ged]

He and 3 brothers immagrated in Iowa in 1855. they came b y wagon. James and His brother John settled in Monona count y, just south of Turin township, Iowa. While brothers Cyru s and Charles Crabb continued on into Texas.
James sold his farm and purchased 1000 acress of mostly sw amp land. Just east of Little Sioux, Iowa. All for a dolla r an acre. Then sold all of it and purchased 500 acres of t imberland. this located in present day River Sioux. he buil t a sawmill and sold timber. he also gave the railroad th e rightaway. Later he bought 173 acres south of Smith Lake . he also sold lots on his timber property and establishe d River Sioux, Iowa.

Located in 1860 census for, Belvidere township, Monona Co. , Iowa. Listed next door to his brother and his family ( Jo hn L. Crabb ) James, and his 16 year old wife C. A. age, 1 6 born in Illinois. Oddly she has 25 dollars listed next t o her name. Strange for a wife to have seperate money liste d. Is she his wife? Listed under him with last name of Crab b.

Located in 1870 census for, Raglan township, Harrison Co. , Iowa.

Located in 1880 census. This clarifies C. A. being his wif e in 1860 census. She is listed Charlette age 36 born in Il linois. They are located in Morgan township, Harrison Co. , Iowa. he later become a missionary, and the head of the c hurch. james lived to be 101 years old when he passed away . On his 100th birthday he preached a 45 minute sermon. Hi s voice was steady while he stood in the pulpit. In 1928 o r 1929 he sold his home and moved to Pisgha Iowa. That hous e remains standing today.

Located as a land owner in bolth Morgan and Ragland townshi ps in 1894, Harrison Co., Iowa.

Located in 1900 census for, Morgan township, Harrison Co. , Iowa.

Located in 1902 as a land owner in Morgan township, Harriso n Co., Iowa. ( also is listed in Jackson township is Ella C rabb His son Charles's wife.

James Clark Crabb, he was an Elder of the Reorganized Churc h of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 
Crabb, James Clark (I109399)
 
23034 [niswender.ged]

He died at age 26. 
Whedon, Samuel (I109218)
 
23035 [niswender.ged]

He died of a fever, at age 78.

Listed in 1800 census for, Northampton township, Ontario Co ., New York. Living near Isaac Scott his father in law.

Located in 1820 census for, Jackson Co., Indiana. He also h ad 1 indenture listed within household.

Listed in 1830 census for, Brownstone township, Jackson Co. , Indiana

Date of birth also given as 1771 
Douglass, Cyrus (Sr ) (I109196)
 
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He enlisted on 15 February 1865. At Indianolpis Indiana, a s a Private in Company H, 144th Regt of Indiana Infantry. D ischarged at Winchester, Virginia on 15 August 1865. Move d to Mercer County Missouri about 1870 by covered wagon. H e farmed until 1912 in Mercer County Missouri. He also serv ed as a Trustee of the Free Methodist Church, Mercer Co., M issouri 
Rumph, George Peter (I109556)
 
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He had only 1 child. 
Douglass, Earl (I109464)
 
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He is found in 1900 census for, Jackson township, Harriso n Co., Iowa. His wife listed 5 children born and 3 childre n living. 
Brooks, E W (I109604)
 
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he is found in 1920 census for, Los Angeles, Los Angeles C o., California. 
Douglass, William Noble (I109155)
 
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He is listed 10 months old in 1850 census for, Brownstone t ownship, Jackson Co. , Indiana.

He is listed in his father home in 1880 census for, Crawfor d township, Cherokee Co., Kansas.

He is listed in 1910 census for, Shawnee township, Cheroke e Co., Kansas. Listed as divorced. 
Douglas, Lloyd Judd (I109116)
 
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He is listed 11 months old in 1880 census for, Morgan towns hip, Harrison Co., Iowa. 
Crabb, Minnie (I109590)
 
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He is listed 19 in 1880 census. However his brother above h im was listed 11 years old. it's possible 19 should be 9. 
Douglass, Charles (I109533)
 
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he is listed 5 months old in 1880 census. 
Crabb, Charles (I109552)
 
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He is listed in 1840 census for, Hamilton township, Jackso n Co., Indiana.

He is listed in 1850 census for, Hamilton township, Jackso n Co., Indiana. 
Douglass, Homer (I109222)
 
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He is located in 1850 census for, Brownstone township, Jack son Co., Indiana.
he is located in 1880 census in his parents household for , Crawford township, Cherokee Co., Kansas. He is also liste d divorced. 
Douglas, Martin (I109115)
 
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He is located in 1885 census for, Spring Bank township, Dix on Co., Nebraska. Listed age 12, born Iowa.

He is listed in Nebraska Quaker meeting records listed recq . 01/25/1896

He is located in 1900 census for, Spring Bank township, Dix on Co., Nebraska.

He is listed in Nebraska Quaker meeting records, listed dro pped 09/23/1916.

He is listed in 1920 census for, Spring Bank township, Dix on Co., Nebraska Census. ( his wife is listed head, and h e is listed husband. )

He is located in 1930 census for, Clayton township, Hutchin son Co., South Dakota. His youngest 2 childrens names are t o difficult to read. 
Dixon, Argo Navis (I109163)
 
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He is located in 1920 census for, Jackson township, Harriso n Co., Iowa. Listed as a border 
Brooks, Claude (I109617)
 
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he is named after his grandfather.

1885 Nebraska State Census
Name: Isaac Dixon
Race: W
Age: 17
Birth Place: Iowa
ED: 211
Loc: Spring Bank Precinct, Dixon, Nebraska
Date: 09 Jun 1885
Enumerator: S. V. Flint
Locality: Midway Borough
ED: 192
OSPage Number: 9B 
Dixon, Isaac Dorman (I109161)
 
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He never had any children. However he did adopt 3 known chi ldren, Bessie, Laura and Charlotte F. All having the surnam e Tifft. 
Tifft, John Selts (I109853)
 
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He served in the Cival War.
He was a prisoner in Andersonville, Georgia.
Company F, Regiment 17, Iowa, Infantry.
He Inlisted in 04/02/1862. His place of residence was Moun t Pleasant, Iowa.

Located 1870 census for, Lockridge township, Jefferson Co. , Iowa.


Volney Douglass

Residence: Mount Pleasant, Iowa Occupation: none
Service Record:
Enlisted as a Private on 02 April 1862 at the age of 1 8 Enlisted in Company F, 17th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 1 0 April 1862. Wounded on 14 May 1863 at Jackson, MS (Severe ly) POW on 13 October 1864 at Tilton, GA Mustered out Compa ny F, 17th Infantry Regiment Iowa on 15 April 1865 in Dave nport, IA. 
Douglass, Volney D (I109167)
 

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