Albert Smith1

M, b. 1877, d. 1878
FatherDaniel B. Smith1 b. 1855, d. 1882
MotherLydia Ann Poff1 b. December 15, 1854, d. April 12, 1936
     Albert Smith was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, northeast corner of Edison Road and Charles Avenue, German Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 He was born in 1877 at Indiana.1 He died in 1878 at Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S1446] Steve Floor, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, St. Joseph Co., IN.

Mary Lovina Smith1

F, b. 1879, d. 1939
FatherDaniel B. Smith2 b. 1855, d. 1882
MotherLydia Ann Poff2 b. December 15, 1854, d. April 12, 1936
     Mary Lovina Smith was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, northeast corner of Edison Road and Charles Avenue, German Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3 She was born in 1879 at Indiana.3 As of November 8, 1899,her married name was Berry.1 She married Charles E. Berry on November 8, 1899 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 Mary Lovina Smith died in 1939 at Indiana.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 68, District 168, Union Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana2
1910Dwelling 194, District 157, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana4
1920Dwelling 64, District 213, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana5
1930Dwelling 76, District 91, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana6

Family

Charles E. Berry b. August 3, 1872, d. January 13, 1951
Marriage*Mary Lovina Smith married Charles E. Berry on November 8, 1899 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1446] Steve Floor, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, St. Joseph Co., IN.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Charles E. Berry1,2,3,4

M, b. August 3, 1872, d. January 13, 1951
     Charles E. Berry was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, northeast corner of Edison Road and Charles Avenue, German Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.4 He was born on August 3, 1872 at Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio.4 He married Mary Lovina Smith, daughter of Daniel B. Smith and Lydia Ann Poff, on November 8, 1899 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 Charles E. Berry died on January 13, 1951 at South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana, at age 78.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 194, District 157, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana5
1920Dwelling 64, District 213, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana3
1930Dwelling 76, District 91, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana1

Occupation

1910Carriage painter5
1920House painter3
1930Radio factory painter1

Family

Mary Lovina Smith b. 1879, d. 1939
Marriage*Charles E. Berry married Mary Lovina Smith, daughter of Daniel B. Smith and Lydia Ann Poff, on November 8, 1899 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.

Herman Henry Cook1,2,3,4

M, b. August 16, 1876, d. February 23, 1920
     Herman Henry Cook was buried at Highland Cemetery, 2257 Portage Avenue, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3,4 He was born on August 16, 1876 at Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois.1,5 He married Cora Ellen Smith, daughter of Daniel B. Smith and Lydia Ann Poff, on April 15, 1900 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,5 Herman Henry Cook died on February 23, 1920 at South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana, at age 43.5 He Herman Henry Cook, 43 years old, dropped dead of heart failure at the Studebaker factory at 4:15 o'clock Monday. The victim was employed as an ironworker. He had been afflicted with heart trouble for some time. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cora Cook, at the family residence, 235 East Fox street, and three children: Mrs. Lydia N. Jackson, of Detroit. Mich; Charles H. Cook and Miss Martha E. Cook, of this city. He also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Tilt Besinger and Mrs. Charles Lubert, both of Quincy, Ill., where Mr. Cook was born, Aug. 16, 1876. He had lived in South Bend 30 years. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Stull Memorial M. E. church, Rev. C. H. Leeson officiating. Burial will be in Highland cemetery. on February 24, 1920.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 54, District 110, Polk Township, Marshall Co., Indiana6
1920Dwelling 407, District 268, Ward 7, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana7

Occupation

1910Farmer6
1920Construction iron worker7

Family

Cora Ellen Smith b. April 13, 1881, d. August 29, 1940
Marriage*Herman Henry Cook married Cora Ellen Smith, daughter of Daniel B. Smith and Lydia Ann Poff, on April 15, 1900 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Herman Henry Cook obituary in the May 24, 1920 edition.
  4. [S5831] Highland Cemetery, St. Joseph Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2577] Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1454923
  9. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Charles H. Cook obituary in the Jul 6, 1942 edition.

Charles Henry Cook1,2,3,4

M, b. July 27, 1902, d. July 3, 1942
FatherHerman Henry Cook5,6,2,3,7 b. August 16, 1876, d. February 23, 1920
MotherCora Ellen Smith5,6,2,3,7 b. April 13, 1881, d. August 29, 1940
     Charles Henry Cook was buried at Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Lake Forest Park, King Co., Washington.1 He was born on July 27, 1902 at South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3,4 He married Nina Isabell Rensberger in 1923 at North Liberty, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3,8 Charles Henry Cook died on July 3, 1942 at Bothell, King Co., Washington, at age 39.9,2,3 He Charles H. Cook, aged 39, of Seattle, Wash., a former resident here, died in Seattle Friday of injuries suffered in an automobile accident there. He was born in South Bend July 27, 1902, a son Mr. and Mrs. Herman Cook. He resided here until 1927 when he went to Seattle. He was married in North Liberty, this county, in 1923, to Nina Rensberger. She survives, with three children, Norman, Marjorie and Armond, all at home. He leaves also two sisters, Mrs. John Sampson and Mrs. Lena Rice, of Lakeville, this county. Funeral rites and burial took place in Seattle. on July 6, 1942.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 54, District 110, Polk Township, Marshall Co., Indiana5
1920Dwelling 407, District 268, Ward 7, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana6
1930Dwelling 18, District 1, Appleyard, Chelan Co., Washington10
1940Dwelling 310, District 17-99, Kenmore, King Co., Washington11

Occupation

1930Lumber mill laborer10
1940Sewer project worker11

Family

Nina Isabell Rensberger b. July 21, 1902, d. May 15, 1992
Marriage*Charles Henry Cook married Nina Isabell Rensberger in 1923 at North Liberty, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2332] Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, King Co., WA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=iddings&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GSsr=161&GRid=31013661&CRid=76695&df=all&
  2. [S2577] Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1454923
  3. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Charles H. Cook obituary in the Jul 6, 1942 edition.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Herman Henry Cook obituary in the May 24, 1920 edition.
  8. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Nina Isabell Cook Galpine obituary in the May 17, 1992 edition.
  9. [S453] Washington State Department of Health, Washington Death Index, 1940-2014.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  13. [S5940] Salt Lake City, UT FamilySearch, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.

Nina Isabell Rensberger1,2

F, b. July 21, 1902, d. May 15, 1992
     Nina Isabell Rensberger was buried at Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Lake Forest Park, King Co., Washington.3,4 She was born on July 21, 1902 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.4 She married Charles Henry Cook, son of Herman Henry Cook and Cora Ellen Smith, in 1923 at North Liberty, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,4 As of 1923,her married name was Cook.2 Nina Isabell Rensberger died on May 15, 1992 at Monroe, Snohomish Co., Washington, at age 89.4 She SOUTH BEND - Nina Isabell Cook Galpine, 89, of Gold Bar, Wash., formerly of South Bend, died at 11:20 a.m. Friday in Regency Care, Monroe, Wash. Born July 21, 1902, in St. Joseph County, Ind., she moved to Twisp, Wash., in 1927 and to Seattle in 1929. She had lived in Gold Bar since 1981. Her first husband, Henry Cook died in 1941; her second husband, Jack Galpine, died in 1964. Surviving are a daughter, Marjorie D. Mills of Startup, Wash; two sons, Norman L. Cook of Gold Bar and Arland Cook of Seattle; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Laura Leona Nicholls of Seattle, Ina Belle Fitzgerald of Walkerton and Leta Dell Fuller of Michigan; and a brother, Ernest Roger Rensberger of South Bend. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Adams Morrison Mortuaries Acacia Funeral Home, Seattle. Interment will be in Manzanita Garden of Acacia Memorial Park Seattle. on May 17, 1992.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 18, District 1, Appleyard, Chelan Co., Washington5
1940Dwelling 310, District 17-99, Kenmore, King Co., Washington6

Family

Charles Henry Cook b. July 27, 1902, d. July 3, 1942
Marriage*Nina Isabell Rensberger married Charles Henry Cook, son of Herman Henry Cook and Cora Ellen Smith, in 1923 at North Liberty, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2031] Nina Jackman, "Cooks in Indiana," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Jun 8, 2010.
  2. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Charles H. Cook obituary in the Jul 6, 1942 edition.
  3. [S2332] Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, King Co., WA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=iddings&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSob=n&GSsr=161&GRid=31013661&CRid=76695&df=all&
  4. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Nina Isabell Cook Galpine obituary in the May 17, 1992 edition.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  8. [S5940] Salt Lake City, UT FamilySearch, Ohio, County Marriages, 1774-1993.

Bessie May Milliken1,2,3

F, b. June 10, 1888, d. January 11, 1960
FatherSmith Monroe Milliken1,2,4 b. June 1, 1859, d. August 12, 1940
MotherSarah Elizabeth Poff2,4 b. January 21, 1863, d. 1928
     Bessie May Milliken was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, northeast corner of Edison Road and Charles Avenue, German Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.5 She was born on June 10, 1888 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,6,7 As of September 27, 1913,her married name was Riner.3 She married Orville Riner on September 27, 1913 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3 Bessie May Milliken and Orville Riner were divorced before April 7, 1940.8 As of April 8, 1944,her married name was Whiteman.9 Bessie May Milliken married Owen E. Whiteman on April 8, 1944.9 Bessie May Milliken died on January 11, 1960 at Newport Beach, Orange Co., California, at age 71.6,7 She Mrs. Bessie May Whiteman, 71, formerly of South Bend, died at 6:45 p.m. Monday in the Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, Calif. She had been visiting her son, Ollie D. Riner, in Costa Mesa, Calif., and had been ill about three days. For the last few months before going to California, she had lived at 1553 E. MsKinley Ave., Mishawaka. She was born in St. Joseph County and resided in South Bend and Lydick. Mrs. Whiteman is survived by another son, Clarence Riner, of Mishawaka; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and two brothers, Clarence G. Milliken, of South Bend, and Ora Milliken of Phoenix, Ariz. Mrs. Whiteman was a member of the Lydick Evangelical United Brethern Church, the Gleaners Sewing Circle of Lydick, and the Order of Eastern Star, South Bend. Services will be held Wednesday at the Perker-Bell Mortuary in Costa Mesa. The body will be taken to the Bent & Sprague Funeral Chapel in Mishawaka for services later this week. on January 12, 1960.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 94, District 104, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana2
1910Dwelling 138, District 196, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana4
1930Dwelling 39, District 97, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana10

Family 1

Orville Riner b. January 29, 1887, d. August 10, 1970
Marriage*Bessie May Milliken married Orville Riner on September 27, 1913 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3 
Divorce* Bessie May Milliken and Orville Riner were divorced before April 7, 1940.8 
Children

Family 2

Owen E. Whiteman b. April 22, 1878, d. October 27, 1958
Marriage*Bessie May Milliken married Owen E. Whiteman on April 8, 1944.9 

Citations

  1. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Smith Monroe Milliken obituary in the Aug 1940 edition.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1446] Steve Floor, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, St. Joseph Co., IN.
  6. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  7. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Bessie May Whiteman obituary in the Jan 12, 1960 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Owen E. Whiteman obituary in the Oct 28, 1958 edition.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  12. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.

Jacob H. Vest1,2

M, b. January 3, 1836, d. June 25, 1874
FatherLittleberry "Berry" Vest1 b. November 28, 1774, d. November 14, 1868
MotherSarah "Sally" James1 b. April 12, 1802, d. May 18, 1878
     Jacob H. Vest was buried at Riner-Willis Cemetery, Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.3 He was born on January 3, 1836 at Franklin Co., Virginia.1,4,3 He married Mary Jane Shockey, daughter of Henry Shockey and Mary "Polly" Wiley, on December 23, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Jacob H. Vest died on June 25, 1874 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 38.3

Family

Mary Jane Shockey b. December 21, 1834, d. February 3, 1917
Marriage*He married Mary Jane Shockey, daughter of Henry Shockey and Mary "Polly" Wiley, on December 23, 1858 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the James Alec Vest death certificate.
  3. [S5500] Riner-Willis Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  6. [S12] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 5, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S342] Researcher and Compiler William Harvey Green Sylvia Gearheart Albert, Argabright Family of Floyd, Franklin, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia.
  9. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Charles Will Vest death certificate.

Clarence Glen Milliken1,2,3,4

M, b. April 28, 1893, d. May 10, 1963
FatherSmith Monroe Milliken1,5,6 b. June 1, 1859, d. August 12, 1940
MotherSarah Elizabeth Poff5,6 b. January 21, 1863, d. 1928
     Clarence Glen Milliken was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, northeast corner of Edison Road and Charles Avenue, German Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.7 He was born on April 28, 1893 at Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3,4,7 He married Myrtle Victoria Geist on February 14, 1914 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 Clarence Glen Milliken and Myrtle Victoria Geist were divorced before April 24, 1940.8 Clarence Glen Milliken died on May 10, 1963 at age 70.7

Census Records

1900Dwelling 94, District 104, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana5
1910Dwelling 138, District 196, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana6
1920Dwelling 326, District 245, Ward 4, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana9
1930Dwelling 279, District 97, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana10

Occupation

1920Mechanic9
1930Farm equipment salesman10

Family

Myrtle Victoria Geist b. April 8, 1895, d. December 21, 1978
Marriage*Clarence Glen Milliken married Myrtle Victoria Geist on February 14, 1914 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 
Divorce* Clarence Glen Milliken and Myrtle Victoria Geist were divorced before April 24, 1940.8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Smith Monroe Milliken obituary in the Aug 1940 edition.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2283] Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Joseph Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=milliken&GSiman=1&GScid=1433796&GRid=57911716&CRid=1433796&
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  12. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Orville Riner1,2,3,4

M, b. January 29, 1887, d. August 10, 1970
     His Social Security Number was 292-07-8938.5 Orville Riner was buried at Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Steuben Co., Indiana.3,4 He was born on January 29, 1887 at Indiana; His WWI Draft Registration card has a birth date of Jan 19, 1887.1,5,4 He married Bessie May Milliken, daughter of Smith Monroe Milliken and Sarah Elizabeth Poff, on September 27, 1913 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 Orville Riner and Bessie May Milliken were divorced before April 7, 1940.6 Orville Riner died on August 10, 1970 at Elkhart, Elkhart Co., Indiana, at age 83.5,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 39, District 97, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana7
1940Dwelling 14, District 46-33, Medina, Lenawee Co., Michigan6

Occupation

1930Coal and peppermint salesman7
1940Store merchant6

Family

Bessie May Milliken b. June 10, 1888, d. January 11, 1960
Marriage*Orville Riner married Bessie May Milliken, daughter of Smith Monroe Milliken and Sarah Elizabeth Poff, on September 27, 1913 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 
Divorce* Orville Riner and Bessie May Milliken were divorced before April 7, 1940.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S5669] Circle Hill Cemetery, Steuben Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  9. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.

Owen E. Whiteman1

M, b. April 22, 1878, d. October 27, 1958
     Owen E. Whiteman was buried at Riverview Cemetery, 2300 Portage Avenue, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 He was born on April 22, 1878 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 He married Bessie May Milliken, daughter of Smith Monroe Milliken and Sarah Elizabeth Poff, on April 8, 1944.1 Owen E. Whiteman died on October 27, 1958 at Westville, La Porte Co., Indiana, at age 80.1 He Owen E. Whiteman, 3524 Pleasant St., died at 8:40 a.m. Monday in Beatty Memorial Hospital, Westville, where he had been a patient for 10 weeks. He had been ill several years. He was born in St. Joseph County April 22, 1878, and had lived his life in this community. He married Leota Little in South Bend. She died in 1942. On April 8, 1944, he married Mrs. Bessie Riner, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Vernon Whiteman, of Long Beach, Calif; two stepsons, Clarence Riner of South Bend, and Ollie Riner of Costa Mesa, Calif; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, and two brothers, C.C. Whiteman of South Bend, and Earl Whiteman of Wilmington, N.C. Friends May call after 7 p.m. today in the Forest G. Hay Funeral Home and until services there at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Ralph S. Steel, pastor of the Grace Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. on October 28, 1958.1

Family

Bessie May Milliken b. June 10, 1888, d. January 11, 1960
Marriage*He married Bessie May Milliken, daughter of Smith Monroe Milliken and Sarah Elizabeth Poff, on April 8, 1944.1 

Citations

  1. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Owen E. Whiteman obituary in the Oct 28, 1958 edition.

Harry O. Poff1,2,3,4,5,6,7

M, b. August 5, 1882, d. May 11, 1958
FatherGeorge W. Poff1,2,7 b. February 1, 1857, d. April 15, 1932
MotherLaura A. Summers1,2,7 b. March 19, 1853, d. January 30, 1944
     His Social Security Number was 558-07-9965.6 Harry O. Poff was born on August 5, 1882 at Indiana.1,5,6 He married Lillian Irene Wyek on October 22, 1914 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.4 Harry O. Poff died on May 11, 1958 at Los Angeles Co., California, at age 75.6

Census Records

1900Dwelling 55, District 119, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana1
1910Dwelling 30, District 162, Ward 1, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana2
1920Dwelling 83, District 251, Ward 5, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana3
1930Dwelling 88, District 932, El Monte, Los Angeles Co., California8
1940Dwelling 12, District 19-669, San Gabriel, Los Angeles Co., California9

Occupation

1910Electrician2
1920Electric company repairman3
1930Restaurant propriator8
1940Real estate salesman9

Family

Lillian Irene Wyek b. March 14, 1887, d. June 13, 1961
Marriage*Harry O. Poff married Lillian Irene Wyek on October 22, 1914 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.4 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  7. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Delbert O. Poff obituary in the Jul 24, 1930 edition.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

James Ora Milliken1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. March 21, 1887, d. March, 1963
FatherSmith Monroe Milliken1,2,7 b. June 1, 1859, d. August 12, 1940
MotherSarah Elizabeth Poff2,7 b. January 21, 1863, d. 1928
     His Social Security Number was 312-16-7568.8 James Ora Milliken was buried at Green Acres Memorial Park, 401 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, Maricopa Co., Arizona.6 He was born on March 21, 1887 at Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,3,9,8 He married Elizabeth Wedell on August 23, 1911 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.10 James Ora Milliken died in March, 1963 at Arizona.8

Census Records

1900Dwelling 94, District 104, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana2
1910Dwelling 138, District 196, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana7
1920Dwelling 111, District 213, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana4
1930Dwelling 230, District 69, New Carlisle, St. Joseph Co., Indiana5
1940Dwelling 81, District 71-48, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana11

Occupation

1910Farm laborer7
1920Farmer4
1930Farmer5
1940Farmer11

Family

Elizabeth Wedell b. May 2, 1890, d. July 28, 1977
Marriage*James Ora Milliken married Elizabeth Wedell on August 23, 1911 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Smith Monroe Milliken obituary in the Aug 1940 edition.
  2. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S6130] Green Acres Memorial Park, Maricopa Co., AZ, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  10. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Albert Anthony Milliken1,2,3,4,5,6

M, b. December 6, 1895, d. December 7, 1955
FatherSmith Monroe Milliken1,7,8,9,10,2 b. June 1, 1859, d. August 12, 1940
MotherSarah Elizabeth Poff7,8,9,2 b. January 21, 1863, d. 1928
     Albert Anthony Milliken was buried at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, northeast corner of Edison Road and Charles Avenue, German Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3 He was born on December 6, 1895 at Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,4,6 He married Doris B. DeFelice on October 9, 1934 at Elkhart Co., Indiana.2 Albert Anthony Milliken died on December 7, 1955 at Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama, at age 60.3,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 94, District 104, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana7
1910Dwelling 138, District 196, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana8
1920Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana9
1930Dwelling 341, District 97, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana10

Occupation

1920Farmer9

Family

Doris B. DeFelice b. December 16, 1916
Marriage*Albert Anthony Milliken married Doris B. DeFelice on October 9, 1934 at Elkhart Co., Indiana.2 

Citations

  1. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Smith Monroe Milliken obituary in the Aug 1940 edition.
  2. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  3. [S2283] Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Joseph Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=milliken&GSiman=1&GScid=1433796&GRid=57911716&CRid=1433796&
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S3545] Unknown compiler, Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974.
  6. [S1253] Selective Service System United States, U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Oliver Lester Choat

M, b. June 30, 1931, d. June 29, 2007
     Oliver Lester Choat married Bonnie Marie McGill, daughter of Ralph Raymond McGill and Nina Ethel Poff. His Social Security Number was 560-40-9928.1 Oliver Lester Choat was born on June 30, 1931.1 He and Bonnie Marie McGill were divorced in November, 1967 at Orange Co., California.2 Oliver Lester Choat died on June 29, 2007 at California at age 75.1

Family

Bonnie Marie McGill
Marriage*He married Bonnie Marie McGill, daughter of Ralph Raymond McGill and Nina Ethel Poff
Divorce* Oliver Lester Choat and Bonnie Marie McGill were divorced in November, 1967 at Orange Co., California.2 
Child
  • Edward Ralph Choat

Citations

  1. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  2. [S1493] California Center for Health Statistics, California Divorce Index, 1966-1984.

Oliver Bernard Peifer1,2,3,4,5

M, b. July 22, 1923, d. March 3, 2011
     Oliver Bernard Peifer was buried at Westminster Memorial Park, 14801 Beach Boulevard, Westminster, Orange Co., California.4,5 His Social Security Number was 323-12-6675.6 He was born on July 22, 1923 at Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.2,3,6,4,5 He married Bonnie Marie McGill, daughter of Ralph Raymond McGill and Nina Ethel Poff, on July 1, 1972 at Orange Co., California.1 Oliver Bernard Peifer died on March 3, 2011 at Yuma, Yuma Co., Arizona, at age 87.6,4,5 He Oliver "Ollie" Peifer, 87, died March 3, 2011, at Yuma Regional Medical Center. He was born July 22, 1923, in Chicago, Ill., was an electrical engineer and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Burial will be at Westminster Memorial Park in Westminster, Calif. on March 4, 2011.5

Family

Bonnie Marie McGill
Marriage*He married Bonnie Marie McGill, daughter of Ralph Raymond McGill and Nina Ethel Poff, on July 1, 1972 at Orange Co., California.1 

Citations

  1. [S1450] Sacramento, California Department of Health Services, California Marriage Index, 1960-1985.
  2. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  3. [S1898] Cook County Clerk, Cook County, Illinois Birth Index, 1916-1935.
  4. [S2621] Westminster Memorial Park, Orange Co., CA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=dillon&GSfn=harold&GSiman=1&GSby=1912&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=55643704&CRid=8437&df=all&
  5. [S3829] Sun, The, From the Oliver Peifer obituary in the Mar 4, 2011 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Isaac Vest1

M, b. April 28, 1827, d. September 19, 1905
FatherLittleberry "Berry" Vest1 b. November 28, 1774, d. November 14, 1868
MotherSarah "Sally" James1 b. April 12, 1802, d. May 18, 1878
     Isaac Vest was buried at Wilson Cemetery, Daniel's Run Road (Rt. 661), Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia.2 He DESCENDANTS OF LITTLEBERRY VEST, Erma C. Sowers They lived near the Wilson Cemetery where they were laid to rest with 3 of their 4 daughters. Their property is owned by Phillip Carr "as of 1982." He was born on April 28, 1827 at Franklin Co., Virginia.2 He married Nancy Wilson on December 3, 1846 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 Isaac Vest died on September 19, 1905 at age 78.2

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Family

Nancy Wilson b. August 16, 1822, d. August 9, 1891
Marriage*Isaac Vest married Nancy Wilson on December 3, 1846 at Floyd Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.
  2. [S920] Paul Craghead, Wilson Cemetery, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.

John Poff1,2,3

M, b. May 3, 1838, d. April 22, 1902
FatherMichael Poff1,2 b. June 10, 1796, d. February 4, 1878
MotherSarah "Sally" Whitenack1,2 b. circa 1797, d. December 27, 1876
     John Poff was buried at City Cemetery, Colfax and Walnut Streets, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.3 He was born on May 3, 1838 at Michigan.3 He married Hannah Shephard before 1861.1 John Poff married Mary E. Unknown before 1880.4 John Poff married Catherine Unknown before 1902.3 John Poff died on April 22, 1902 at South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana, at age 63.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 601, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana2
1860Dwelling 419, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana1
1880Dwelling 128, District 193, Buchanan, Sullivan Co., Missouri4
1900Dwelling 26, District 126, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana5

Occupation

1860Farmer1
1880Stone mason4
1900Stone mason5

Family 1

Hannah Shephard b. circa 1841
Marriage*John Poff married Hannah Shephard before 1861.1 
Children

Family 2

Mary E. Unknown b. circa 1839
Marriage*John Poff married Mary E. Unknown before 1880.4 

Family 3

Catherine Unknown
Marriage*John Poff married Catherine Unknown before 1902.3 

Citations

  1. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  4. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1441] South Bend Area Genealogical Society, St. Joseph Co. Indiana Cemetery Transcriptions, Vol. 5.
  7. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the Frame-Poff wedding announcement in the Jul 31, 1901 edition.
  8. [S6055] Unknown compiler, Michigan, County Marriages, 1822-1940.
  9. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.

Daniel Bishop1,2,3,4

M, b. February 18, 1819, d. May 16, 1889
     Daniel Bishop was buried at Five Points Cemetery, Edwardsburg, Cass Co., Michigan.4 He was born on February 18, 1819 at Saratoga Springs, Cayuga Co., New York.4 He married Mary Poff, daughter of Michael Poff and Sarah "Sally" Whitenack, on May 7, 1848 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana. Daniel Bishop died on May 16, 1889 at Cass Co., Michigan, at age 70.4

Census Records

1850Dwelling 250, Mason Township, Cass Co., Michigan1
1860Dwelling 943, Mason Township, Cass Co., Michigan2
1870Dwelling 84, Mason Township, Cass Co., Michigan3
1880Dwelling 27, District 69, Mason Township, Cass Co., Michigan5

Occupation

1850Farmer1
1870Farmer3
1880Farmer5

Family

Mary Poff b. May 23, 1827, d. March, 1890
Marriage*Daniel Bishop married Mary Poff, daughter of Michael Poff and Sarah "Sally" Whitenack, on May 7, 1848 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1443] Amelia Castle and Nancy Corwin and findagrave.com, Five Points Cemetery, Cass Co., MI.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5628] FamilySearch, Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995.
  7. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  8. [S5680] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950.

Sarah Jane Smith1,2,3

F, b. July 8, 1845, d. December 2, 1938
FatherElihu Smith d. circa 1846
MotherElizabeth Ann Poff1 b. circa 1821
     Sarah Jane Smith was buried at Southlawn Cemetery, 61300 US Highway 31, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,4 She was born on July 8, 1845 at Michigan.1,2,5 As of February 26, 1863,her married name was Kollar.3 She married Josiah D. Kollar on February 26, 1863 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,3 Sarah Jane Smith died on December 2, 1938 at South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana, at age 93.2

Census Records

1850Dwelling 601, Warren Township, St. Joseph Co., IndianaEnumerated in the household of her grandfather Michael Poff1
1850Dwelling 15, Cass Township, La Porte Co., Indiana1
1860Dwelling 419, Portage Township, St. Joseph Co., IndianaEnumerated in the household of her grandfather Michael Poff6
1870Dwelling 204, Prairie, Schuyler Co., Missouri7
1900Dwelling 24, District 99, Center Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana5
1910Dwelling 16, District 132, Center Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana8
1920Dwelling 9, District 188, Center Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana9
1930Dwelling 198, District 19, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana10

Family

Josiah D. Kollar b. April 22, 1843, d. November 12, 1909
Marriage*Sarah Jane Smith married Josiah D. Kollar on February 26, 1863 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  3. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  4. [S6009] Southlawn Cemetery, St. Joseph Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S1438] South Bend Tribune, From the William Kollars obituary in the Jan 31, 1918 edition.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton1,2,3

F, b. August, 1880, d. June 2, 1963
FatherDaniel P. Wolverton1 b. November, 1852, d. October 2, 1902
MotherClarissa Cecilia Smith1 b. February 25, 1861, d. August 28, 1947
     Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery (also known as Fruitport Cemetery), Pontaluna Road, Fruitport, Muskegon Co., Michigan.4 She was born in August, 1880 at Indiana.1 She married Caleb R. Bucher on August 1, 1903 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana. As of August 1, 1903,her married name was Bucher. Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton and an unknown person were divorced before November 22, 1922.3 As of November 22, 1922,her married name was Nelund.3 She married Harmon Wilbur "Herman" Nelund on November 22, 1922 at Muskegon, Muskegon Co., Michigan.3 Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton died on June 2, 1963 at Muskegon Co., Michigan, at age 82.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 258, District 112, Penn Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana1
1910Dwelling 222, District 146, Penn Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana2
1920Dwelling 142, District 249, Ward 4, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana5
1930Dwelling 150, District 14, Moorland, Muskegon Co., Michigan6

Family 1

Caleb R. Bucher b. March 18, 1880, d. August 24, 1967
Marriage*Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton married Caleb R. Bucher on August 1, 1903 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana. 
Children

Family 2

Harmon Wilbur "Herman" Nelund b. November 21, 1886, d. May 1, 1981
Marriage*Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton married Harmon Wilbur "Herman" Nelund on November 22, 1922 at Muskegon, Muskegon Co., Michigan.3 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  4. [S5704] Pine Hill Cemetery, Muskegon Co., MI, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5705] Oceana's Herald-Journal, From the Clarissa W. Lappo obituary in the Oct 27, 2011 edition.

Zeona Isabella Wolverton1,2

F, b. November 10, 1886, d. October 7, 1965
FatherDaniel P. Wolverton3 b. November, 1852, d. October 2, 1902
MotherClarissa Cecilia Smith3 b. February 25, 1861, d. August 28, 1947
     Zeona Isabella Wolverton was buried at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2,4 She was born on November 10, 1886 at Nutwood, St Joseph Co., Indiana.2,4 She married Lester Abram Paul on April 30, 1904 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 As of April 30, 1904,her married name was Paul. Zeona Isabella Wolverton and Lester Abram Paul were divorced before April 28, 1910; Zeona was enumerated as divorced in the 1910 Census.5 Zeona Isabella Wolverton married James Ray Fewry circa 1923.6,4 As of circa 1923,her married name was Fewry. Zeona Isabella Wolverton died on October 7, 1965 at South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana, at age 78.2,4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 258, District 112, Penn Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana3
1910Dwelling 279, District 145, Penn Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana5
1920Dwelling 206, District 249, Ward 4, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana7
1930Dwelling 548, District 57, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana6
1940Dwelling 150, District 97-38, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana8

Occupation

1920Public works laborer7

Family 1

Lester Abram Paul b. September 26, 1885
Marriage*Zeona Isabella Wolverton married Lester Abram Paul on April 30, 1904 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.1 
Divorce* Zeona Isabella Wolverton and Lester Abram Paul were divorced before April 28, 1910; Zeona was enumerated as divorced in the 1910 Census.5 
Children

Family 2

James Ray Fewry b. March 7, 1896, d. December 27, 1968
Marriage*Zeona Isabella Wolverton married James Ray Fewry circa 1923.6,4 

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S5907] Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, St. Joseph Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S5628] FamilySearch, Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995.
  10. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  11. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Bertha M. Wolverton

F, b. May 21, 1890, d. 1943
FatherDaniel P. Wolverton1 b. November, 1852, d. October 2, 1902
MotherClarissa Cecilia Smith1 b. February 25, 1861, d. August 28, 1947
     Bertha M. Wolverton was born on May 21, 1890 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana. She married Herman Buhler on July 31, 1911 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 As of July 31, 1911,her married name was Buhler. Bertha M. Wolverton died in 1943.

Census Records

1900Dwelling 258, District 112, Penn Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana1

Family

Herman Buhler b. October 18, 1888, d. August 20, 1947
Marriage*Bertha M. Wolverton married Herman Buhler on July 31, 1911 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.

Caleb R. Bucher1,2,3,4

M, b. March 18, 1880, d. August 24, 1967
     His Social Security Number was 307-50-0666.5 Caleb R. Bucher was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Mishawaka, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.4 He married Bertha H. Watson.4 Caleb R. Bucher was born on March 18, 1880 at Bertrand, Berrien Co., Michigan.5,3,4 He married Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton, daughter of Daniel P. Wolverton and Clarissa Cecilia Smith, on August 1, 1903 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana. Caleb R. Bucher died on August 24, 1967 at Mishawaka, St. Joseph Co., Indiana, at age 87.5,4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 222, District 146, Penn Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana1
1920Dwelling 142, District 249, Ward 4, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana2
1930Dwelling 365, District 57, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana6
1940Dwelling 85, District 97-38, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., Indiana7

Occupation

1910Farmer1
1920Furniture factory laborer2

Family 1

Bertha H. Watson b. December 28, 1883, d. January 23, 1960
Marriage*Caleb R. Bucher married Bertha H. Watson.4 

Family 2

Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton b. August, 1880, d. June 2, 1963
Marriage*Caleb R. Bucher married Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton, daughter of Daniel P. Wolverton and Clarissa Cecilia Smith, on August 1, 1903 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  4. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  9. [S5705] Oceana's Herald-Journal, From the Clarissa W. Lappo obituary in the Oct 27, 2011 edition.

Peter Robert Vest

M, b. May 6, 1834, d. April 22, 1917
FatherLittleberry "Berry" Vest1 b. November 28, 1774, d. November 14, 1868
MotherSarah "Sally" James1 b. April 12, 1802, d. May 18, 1878
     Peter Robert Vest was born on May 6, 1834 at Franklin Co., Virginia. He married Charlotte Shockey, daughter of Henry Shockey and Mary "Polly" Wiley, on December 5, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 Peter Robert Vest married Mary E. Pugh, daughter of Thomas Pugh and Sarah "Sally" Likens, on April 5, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 Peter Robert Vest died on April 22, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 82.3

Census Records

1890Locust Grove, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Occupation

1917Minister1

Family 1

Charlotte Shockey b. March 14, 1829, d. August 1, 1914
Marriage*Peter Robert Vest married Charlotte Shockey, daughter of Henry Shockey and Mary "Polly" Wiley, on December 5, 1853 at Floyd Co., Virginia.2 
Children

Family 2

Mary E. Pugh b. circa 1859
Marriage*Peter Robert Vest married Mary E. Pugh, daughter of Thomas Pugh and Sarah "Sally" Likens, on April 5, 1917 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S8] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 4, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  2. [S42] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 2, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1569] Funeral records of Mr. Marion Thomas Hall, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~vafloyd/recordsofmarionthomashall.htm
  4. [S131] Virginia Court House abbreviated copy on file at Floyd Co., 1890 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S292] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Floyd Co. Virginia Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1.
  6. [S349] Erma C. Sowers, A Report on the Descendants of Henry Iddings and Abigail Richardson.
  7. [S16] Floyd Co., Virginia Court House, Book 3, Floyd Co., Virginia Marriage Records.
  8. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S98] Erma Conner Sowers, Descendants of Littleberry Vest.

Harmon Wilbur "Herman" Nelund1,2,3,4,5

M, b. November 21, 1886, d. May 1, 1981
     His Social Security Number was 368-14-4427.6 Harmon Wilbur "Herman" Nelund was buried at Pine Hill Cemetery (also known as Fruitport Cemetery), Pontaluna Road, Fruitport, Muskegon Co., Michigan.7 He was born on November 21, 1886 at Plymouth, Marshall Co., Indiana.4,3,5,6 He married Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton, daughter of Daniel P. Wolverton and Clarissa Cecilia Smith, on November 22, 1922 at Muskegon, Muskegon Co., Michigan.2 Harmon Wilbur "Herman" Nelund NELUND, MR. HARMON "Herman" W, 5735 Summit, Rt 1, Fruitport. Harmon "Herman" W. Nelund, age 94, passed away Friday morning at a local nursing home. He was born Nov. 21, 1886 in Plymouth Twp., Ind. and moved from South Bend, Ind. to the Muskegon area 59 years ago where he has since resided. He was a self-employed mason and farmer and retired from Lappo Lumber Co. in 1965. He is survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Gerrit (Dorothy) Vredeveld of Muskegon, 1 step daughter, Mrs. Mitchell (Clara) Lappo of Fruitport, 16 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, 30 great-great-grandchildren, 1 brother, Oscar Nelund of Mishawaka, Ind; 2 sisters, Mrs. Clara Ullery of Kaycee, Wyo. And Mrs. Lucinda Koze of Mishawaka, Ind. He was preceded in death by 5 children. on May 1, 1981.3 He died on May 1, 1981 at Sullivan, Muskegon Co., Michigan, at age 94.3,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 150, District 14, Moorland, Muskegon Co., Michigan1

Occupation

1930Farmer1

Family

Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton b. August, 1880, d. June 2, 1963
Marriage*Harmon Wilbur "Herman" Nelund married Elizabeth A. "Libby" Wolverton, daughter of Daniel P. Wolverton and Clarissa Cecilia Smith, on November 22, 1922 at Muskegon, Muskegon Co., Michigan.2 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  3. [S5703] Muskegon Chronicle, From the Harmon W. Nelund obituary in the May 1, 1981 edition.
  4. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  5. [S918] Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records, Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5704] Pine Hill Cemetery, Muskegon Co., MI, online http://www.findagrave.com/

Lester Abram Paul1,2,3

M, b. September 26, 1885
     Lester Abram Paul was born on September 26, 1885 at Berrien Co., Michigan.1,3 He married Zeona Isabella Wolverton, daughter of Daniel P. Wolverton and Clarissa Cecilia Smith, on April 30, 1904 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 Lester Abram Paul and Zeona Isabella Wolverton were divorced before April 28, 1910; Zeona was enumerated as divorced in the 1910 Census.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 71, District 269, Cutbank School District, Teton Co., MontanaLester was apparently divorced or had abandonded his family in the 1910 Census4

Occupation

1910Range rider4

Family

Zeona Isabella Wolverton b. November 10, 1886, d. October 7, 1965
Marriage*Lester Abram Paul married Zeona Isabella Wolverton, daughter of Daniel P. Wolverton and Clarissa Cecilia Smith, on April 30, 1904 at St. Joseph Co., Indiana.2 
Divorce* Lester Abram Paul and Zeona Isabella Wolverton were divorced before April 28, 1910; Zeona was enumerated as divorced in the 1910 Census.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S5678] Unknown compiler, Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911.
  4. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5628] FamilySearch, Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995.
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