Marjorie Helen "Helen" Gray1,2,3,4

F, b. April 23, 1925, d. April 16, 2012
FatherJesse Lee "Jess" Gray1,5,4 b. March 31, 1883, d. November, 1966
MotherVerda Virginia Pugh1,5,4 b. September 24, 1893, d. January 1, 1989
     Marjorie Helen "Helen" Gray was buried at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Stanley, Johnson Co., Kansas.6,4 She was born on April 23, 1925 at Missouri.1,6,7 As of 1944,her married name was Chaney.3 She married Leonard Dale Chaney in 1944 at Starke, Bradford Co., Florida.3,4 Marjorie Helen "Helen" Gray died on April 16, 2012 at Overland Park, Johnson Co., Kansas, at age 86.7,4 She Marjorie "Helen" Chaney, born April 23, 1925 in Kenneth, Kan., passed away April 16, 2012, in Overland Park, Kan. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, 14275 S. Blackbob, Olathe, KS, where the family will receive friends an hour prior to service time. Interment in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Stanley, Kan. Memorials are suggested to Heartland Hospice. Helen married her high school sweetheart, Leonard Dale Chaney in 1944 in Stark, Fla. Long-time residents of the Stanley, Kan., area, she enjoyed raising her family and spending time with friends. Helen's creative talents were shared in working with ceramics, sewing, and cake-decorating. Surviving family include her children Sherryl (Paul) Kranker, David Michael Chaney, and Dan (Ong) Chaney, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by
her husband, her parents, Jesse and Virginia Gray, her brothers, Vernon Gray, Woodrow Gray, Paul Gray, and her sister, Virginia Soetaert. on April 19, 2012.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 102, Division 18, Oxford, Johnson Co., Kansas1
1940Dwelling 227, District 46-20, Oxford Township, Johnson Co., Kansas5

Family

Leonard Dale Chaney b. September 5, 1924, d. April 13, 1995
Marriage*Marjorie Helen "Helen" Gray married Leonard Dale Chaney in 1944 at Starke, Bradford Co., Florida.3,4 
Children
  • Sherryl Chaney4
  • David Michael Chaney4
  • Dan Chaney4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S4887] Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home, online http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/home/home.cfm?&fh_id=10950, From the Virginia Lee Soetaert obituary.
  3. [S1369] Florida Department of Health, Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 & 1927-2001.
  4. [S1193] Kansas City Star, From the Marjorie Chaney obituary in the Apr 19, 2012 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2344] Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Johnson Co., KS, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=sheldon&GSfn=hirrel&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=18&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=11780144&CRid=93353&df=all&
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Jessie Marie Davidson1

F, b. October 28, 1895, d. March 31, 1963
     Jessie Marie Davidson was buried at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Stanley, Johnson Co., Kansas.2 She was born on October 28, 1895 at Kansas.3,2 As of circa 1913,her married name was Gray.3,4 She married Charles Samuel Gray, son of William Lee Gray and Anna Eliza "Annie" Caldwell, circa 1913.3,4 Jessie Marie Davidson died on March 31, 1963 at Shawnee Mission, Johnson Co., Kansas, at age 67.1,2

Census Records

1920Dwelling 327, Division 115, Oxford, Johnson Co., Kansas3
1930Dwelling 71, Division 17, Oxford, Johnson Co., Kansas4
1940Dwelling 49, District 46-19, Oxford, Johnson Co., Kansas5

Family

Charles Samuel Gray b. February 27, 1892, d. April 19, 1965
Marriage*Jessie Marie Davidson married Charles Samuel Gray, son of William Lee Gray and Anna Eliza "Annie" Caldwell, circa 1913.3,4 
Children
  • Ada M. Gray3,4,5
  • Charles L. Gray3,4,5
  • Arthur F. Gray3,4
  • Harry J. Gray4,5
  • Mary E. Gray4,5

Citations

  1. [S2337] Goodloe Family Tree, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/22003664/person/1410700659
  2. [S2344] Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Johnson Co., KS, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=sheldon&GSfn=hirrel&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=18&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=11780144&CRid=93353&df=all&
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Hugh Tilden Rippeto1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 11, 1877, d. October 18, 1943
FatherHugh Douglas Nelson Rippeto1,6,7 b. April 7, 1836, d. July 25, 1900
MotherIrene Ray "Irena" Gray1,6,8,7 b. circa 1844, d. January 28, 1926
     Hugh Tilden Rippeto was buried at Salt Lake Cemetery, 200 N. Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; The tombstone has a death date of Oct 17, 1943.3,4 He was born on February 11, 1877 at Bingham, Salt Lake Co., Utah.2,5,7 He married Jeanette H. Morris on July 12, 1900 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.9,10,7 Hugh Tilden Rippeto died on October 18, 1943 at San Francisco, San Francisco Co., California, at age 66.2,7 He Hugh Rippeto, 66, former Salt Laker, who has been assayer in charge at the San Francisco mint for the past two years, died Sunday in San Francisco of coronary occlusion, friends in Salt Lake City were informed Monday. Born February 11, 1877, in Bingham, he was a son of Hugh T. and Irene Grey Rippeto. For 13 years he was employed in the United States assay office in Salt Lake City. As a young man he was prominent in athletic circles in this city. He left Salt Lake City in 1933 to become assayer in charge of the New Orleans mint, where he remained eight years before going to San Francisco. He married Jeannette Morris here, July 12, 1900. Survivors include the widow and two daughters, Mrs. Helen Blixt, Portland, and Mrs. Dorothy Wilks, Salt Lake City. Funeral services and burial will be in Salt Lake City. on October 19, 1943.7

Census Records

1880Dwelling 22, Division 42, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah1
1900Dwelling 6, Division 28, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah6
1910Dwelling 95, Division 127, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah8
1920Dwelling 98, Division 129, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah11
1930Dwelling 129, Division 66, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah12

Occupation

1900Assayer6
1910Assayer8
1920Sheet metal works bookkeeper11
1930Assayer12

Family

Jeanette H. Morris b. August 3, 1878, d. August 17, 1966
Marriage*Hugh Tilden Rippeto married Jeanette H. Morris on July 12, 1900 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.9,10,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.
  3. [S1119] Unknown compiler, Salt Lake City, Utah Cemetery Records, 1848-1992.
  4. [S1109] Utah State Historical Society, Utah Cemetery Inventory.
  5. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Hugh Rippeto obituary in the Oct 19, 1943 edition.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1120] Frank Elwood Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah.
  10. [S2336] Provo Daily Herald, From Jeanette Morris Rippeto obituary in the Aug 19, 1966 edition.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Helen Rippeto Blixt obituary in the Mar 29, 1977 edition.

Jeanette H. Morris1,2,3

F, b. August 3, 1878, d. August 17, 1966
     Jeanette H. Morris was buried at Salt Lake Cemetery, 200 N. Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.4,3 She was born on August 3, 1878 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah; The pioneers book has a birth date of Aug 3, 1876.1,5,4,3 As of July 12, 1900,her married name was Rippeto.3 She married Hugh Tilden Rippeto, son of Hugh Douglas Nelson Rippeto and Irene Ray "Irena" Gray, on July 12, 1900 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.1,3,6 Jeanette H. Morris died on August 17, 1966 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, at age 88.4,3 She Funeral services were held today at 260 E. South Temple St., in Salt Lake City for Mrs. Jeanette Morris Rippeto, 88, of 129 D St., Salt Lake City, the sister of a Provo woman, who died of natural causes Aug. 17 in a Salt Lake Hospital. She was born Aug. 3, 1878 in Salt Lake City, a daughter of Robert and Janet Watson Morris. She was married to Hugh V. Rippeto July 12, 1900 in Salt Lake City. He died Oct. 18, 1942. Mrs. Rippeto was a member of the LDS Church and of the Ladies of Elks. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Jeanne Blixt, San Diego, Calif; Mrs. Richard G. (Dorothy) Wilks, Salt Lake City; one grandchild; three sisters, Mrs. Josephine Everett, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Isabelle Morris, Omaha, Neb; Mrs. Viola Knudsen, Provo. Burial was in the Salt Lake City Cemetery. on August 19, 1966.3

Census Records

1910Dwelling 95, Division 127, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah5
1920Dwelling 98, Division 129, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah2
1930Dwelling 129, Division 66, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah7

Family

Hugh Tilden Rippeto b. February 11, 1877, d. October 18, 1943
Marriage*Jeanette H. Morris married Hugh Tilden Rippeto, son of Hugh Douglas Nelson Rippeto and Irene Ray "Irena" Gray, on July 12, 1900 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.1,3,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1120] Frank Elwood Esshom, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah.
  2. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S2336] Provo Daily Herald, From Jeanette Morris Rippeto obituary in the Aug 19, 1966 edition.
  4. [S1109] Utah State Historical Society, Utah Cemetery Inventory.
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Hugh Rippeto obituary in the Oct 19, 1943 edition.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Helen Rippeto Blixt obituary in the Mar 29, 1977 edition.

Kathryn Irene "Kate" Rippeto1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. January, 1886, d. November 1, 1942
FatherHugh Douglas Nelson Rippeto1,5 b. April 7, 1836, d. July 25, 1900
MotherIrene Ray "Irena" Gray1,2,5 b. circa 1844, d. January 28, 1926
     Kathryn Irene "Kate" Rippeto was buried at Salt Lake Cemetery, 200 N. Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.7 She was born in January, 1886 at Utah.1 As of January 31, 1912,her married name was Price.6 She married Roy Edward Price on January 31, 1912 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.8,5,6 Kathryn Irene "Kate" Rippeto died on November 1, 1942 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah, at age 56.4,5 She Mrs. Kathryn R. Price, 56, widow of Roy Edward Price, died in a Salt Lake hospital Sunday at 10:04 p.m. of a lingering illness. Mrs. Price, who resided at 131 D street, served as secretary at Bryant lower division high school for the last 10 years. She was born in Salt Lake City, January 22, 1886, a daughter of Hugh Douglas and Irene Ray Rippeto. She married to Mr. Price in 1912. Her husband died June 7, 1929. She formerly was president of the Elks Ladies, the Kle club and the Lowell school P.T.A. Surviving are a son, Walter Hugh Price, of Salt Lake City, a daughter Mrs. Jacqueline Walker of Newark, Del., a brother, Hugh T. Rippeto of San Francisco. on November 3, 1942.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 6, Division 28, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah1
1910Dwelling 95, Division 127, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah2
1920Dwelling 117, District 79, Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah9
1930Dwelling 128, District 66, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah10

Occupation

1910Coal business stenographer2
1920Grocery store clerk9
1930Teacher10

Family

Roy Edward Price b. March 26, 1883, d. June 7, 1929
Marriage*Kathryn Irene "Kate" Rippeto married Roy Edward Price on January 31, 1912 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.8,5,6 
Children

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. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Edward H. Rippeto obituary in the Sep 25, 1933 edition.
  4. [S1110] Bureau of Vital Statistics Utah Department of Health, Utah Death Index, 1905-1951.
  5. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Kathryn R. Price obituary in the Nov 3, 1942 edition.
  6. [S499] Western States Marriage Record Index, online http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/fhc/gbsearch.htm
  7. [S1109] Utah State Historical Society, Utah Cemetery Inventory.
  8. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Roy Edward Price obituary in the Jun 8, 1929 edition.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Jeanne Helen Rippeto1,2,3,4

F, b. July 22, 1902, d. March 26, 1977
FatherHugh Tilden Rippeto1,2,3,4,5 b. February 11, 1877, d. October 18, 1943
MotherJeanette H. Morris1,2,3,4,5 b. August 3, 1878, d. August 17, 1966
     Her Social Security Number was 579-01-3735.6 Jeanne Helen Rippeto was buried at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego Co., California.7,4,8 She was born on July 22, 1902 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.6,7,4,8 As of May 5, 1922,her married name was Blixt.4 She married Gustaf Edward Blixt on May 5, 1922.3,7,4 Jeanne Helen Rippeto died on March 26, 1977 at San Diego, San Diego Co., California, at age 74.9,7,4,8 She SAN DIEGO, California — Helen Rippeto Blixt, former Utahn, died of cancer, March 21, 1977, in a San Diego, California hospital. Born July 22, 1902, Salt Lake City, to Hugh T. and Jeanette Morris Rippeto. Attended West High School, employed at Morrison Merrill Lumber Company and at Utah State Land Office. Married G. Edward Blixt May 5, 1922. Moved to Washington, D.C. and worked for James Farley in the Democratic National Committee. Moved to San Diego in 1949. Mr. Blixt died in 1964. She retired from the San Diego County Sheriff's office. Survivors: sister; Mrs. R. G. (Dorothy) Wilks, Ivins, Utah. Funeral at Mergley-Mitchell Mortuary. Burial at Fort Rosecrans Cemerery. Family suggests contributions be made to the Cancer Fund. on March 29, 1977.4

Census Records

1910Dwelling 95, Division 127, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah1
1920Dwelling 98, Division 129, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah2

Occupation

1920Stenographer2

Family

Gustaf Edward Blixt b. October 16, 1891, d. August 6, 1964
Marriage*Jeanne Helen Rippeto married Gustaf Edward Blixt on May 5, 1922.3,7,4 

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. [S2336] Provo Daily Herald, From Jeanette Morris Rippeto obituary in the Aug 19, 1966 edition.
  4. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Helen Rippeto Blixt obituary in the Mar 29, 1977 edition.
  5. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Hugh Rippeto obituary in the Oct 19, 1943 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S1405] National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  8. [S3830] Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, CA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  9. [S451] Center for Health Statistics Department of Health Services, California Death Index, 1940-1997.

Dorothy M. Rippeto1,2

F, b. October 18, 1906, d. January 4, 1994
FatherHugh Tilden Rippeto1,2,3,4,5 b. February 11, 1877, d. October 18, 1943
MotherJeanette H. Morris1,2,3,4,5 b. August 3, 1878, d. August 17, 1966
     Dorothy M. Rippeto left a will; 529-40-8674.6 She was buried at Salt Lake Cemetery, 200 N. Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.7 She was born on October 18, 1906 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.1,7,6 As of circa 1924,her married name was Wilks.8 She married Richard G. Wilks circa 1924.8,3 Dorothy M. Rippeto died on January 4, 1994 at Saint George, Washington Co., Utah, at age 87; The SSDI has a death date of Apr 1, 1994.7,6

Census Records

1910Dwelling 95, Division 127, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah1
1920Dwelling 98, Division 129, Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah2
1930Dwelling 129, Division 66, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah8

Occupation

1930Drug store typist8

Family

Richard G. Wilks b. May 6, 1904, d. September 14, 1986
Marriage*Dorothy M. Rippeto married Richard G. Wilks circa 1924.8,3 

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. [S2336] Provo Daily Herald, From Jeanette Morris Rippeto obituary in the Aug 19, 1966 edition.
  4. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Helen Rippeto Blixt obituary in the Mar 29, 1977 edition.
  5. [S2182] Salt Lake Tribune, The, From Hugh Rippeto obituary in the Oct 19, 1943 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S1109] Utah State Historical Society, Utah Cemetery Inventory.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.

Richard G. Wilks1,2,3,4

M, b. May 6, 1904, d. September 14, 1986
     His Social Security Number was 528-01-7648.5 Richard G. Wilks was buried at Salt Lake Cemetery, 200 N. Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.2,3 He was born on May 6, 1904 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.2,3 He married Dorothy M. Rippeto, daughter of Hugh Tilden Rippeto and Jeanette H. Morris, circa 1924.1,4 Richard G. Wilks died on September 14, 1986 at Saint George, Washington Co., Utah, at age 82.2,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 129, Division 66, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., UtahRichard and his wife were enumerated in the household of his father-in-law Hugh Rippeto1

Occupation

1930Bank bookkeeper1

Family

Dorothy M. Rippeto b. October 18, 1906, d. January 4, 1994
Marriage*Richard G. Wilks married Dorothy M. Rippeto, daughter of Hugh Tilden Rippeto and Jeanette H. Morris, circa 1924.1,4 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1119] Unknown compiler, Salt Lake City, Utah Cemetery Records, 1848-1992.
  3. [S1109] Utah State Historical Society, Utah Cemetery Inventory.
  4. [S2336] Provo Daily Herald, From Jeanette Morris Rippeto obituary in the Aug 19, 1966 edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

William W. Manion1

M, b. circa 1873
FatherRufus King Manion1 b. October 28, 1847, d. December 17, 1933
MotherMary Alice Gray1 b. circa 1851, d. 1889
     William W. Manion was born circa 1873 at Missouri.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 52, Division 38, Washington, Jackson Co., Missouri1

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Cora Blondell Manion1,2

F, b. March 19, 1875, d. September 19, 1939
FatherRufus King Manion1 b. October 28, 1847, d. December 17, 1933
MotherMary Alice Gray1 b. circa 1851, d. 1889
     Cora Blondell Manion was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park, 4300 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, San Diego Co., California.3 She was born on March 19, 1875 at Missouri.1,3 As of June 21, 1898,her married name was Shumake.2 She married Jerry King Shumake on June 21, 1898 at Howard Co., Texas.2 Cora Blondell Manion died on September 19, 1939 at San Diego Co., California, at age 64.4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 52, Division 38, Washington, Jackson Co., Missouri1
1900Dwelling 96, District 97, Unknown Township, Howard Co., Texas5
1910Dwelling 16, District 35, Justice Precinct 5, Dawson Co., Texas6
1920Dwelling 216, District 48, LaMesa, Dawson Co., Texas7
1930Dwelling 193, District 2, LaMesa, Dawson Co., Texas7

Family

Jerry King Shumake b. July 29, 1875, d. August 16, 1966
Marriage*Cora Blondell Manion married Jerry King Shumake on June 21, 1898 at Howard Co., Texas.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S963] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002.
  3. [S8846] Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego Co., CA, online www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S4043] California Department of Health and Welfare, California, Death Index, 1905-1939.
  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. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S4349] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932.
  9. [S3952] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982.

Sibyl Livinston Manion1,2,3

F, b. July 2, 1878, d. February 25, 1943
FatherRufus King Manion1,4 b. October 28, 1847, d. December 17, 1933
MotherMary Alice Gray1,4 b. circa 1851, d. 1889
     Sibyl Livinston Manion was buried at Mount Olive Cemetery, Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas.3 She was born on July 2, 1878 at Dallas Co., Texas.3 As of February 8, 1894,her married name was Miller.2 She married Adolph Miller on February 8, 1894 at Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas.2,4 Sibyl Livinston Manion died on February 25, 1943 at Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas, at age 64.5,3,4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 52, Division 38, Washington, Jackson Co., Missouri1
1900Dwelling 34, District 80, Justice Precinct 3, Glasscock Co., Texas6
1910Dwelling 138, District 124, Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas7
1920Dwelling 204, District 115, Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas8
1930Dwelling 363, District 3, Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas9
1940Dwelling 225, District 114-4, Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas10

Family

Adolph Miller b. August 28, 1860, d. December 8, 1943
Marriage*Sibyl Livinston Manion married Adolph Miller on February 8, 1894 at Big Spring, Howard Co., Texas.2,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S963] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2002.
  3. [S2346] Mount Olive Cemetery, Howard Co., TX, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=53806745&CRid=5403&
  4. [S8849] Big Spring Daily Herald, From the Adolph Miller obituary in the Dec 10, 1943 edition.
  5. [S585] Texas Department of Health. State Vital Statistics Unit, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S8849] Big Spring Daily Herald, From the Clarence Miller obituary in the Jan 27, 1941 edition.
  12. [S3952] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903–1982.

Rufus E. Manion1

M, b. circa 1878
FatherRufus King Manion1 b. October 28, 1847, d. December 17, 1933
MotherMary Alice Gray1 b. circa 1851, d. 1889
     Rufus E. Manion was born circa 1878 at Missouri.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 52, Division 38, Washington, Jackson Co., Missouri1

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Leona Adams1,2

F, b. June 18, 1908, d. March 9, 1996
     Her Social Security Number was 266-34-4854.1 Leona Adams was buried at Rosewood Memorial Park Cemetery, 631 North Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia.2 She was born on June 18, 1908 at Roanoke, Virginia.1 As of circa 1927,her married name was Strickler.3 She married William Blaine Strickler, son of Samuel Aken Strickler and Maggie Minerva Young, circa 1927.3 Leona Adams died on March 9, 1996 at Virginia Beach, Virginia, at age 87.1,2 She Leona Adams Strickler of the 200 block of Rainbow Lane died March 9, 1996. A graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Rosewood Memorial Park. Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Norfolk Chapel, in charge. on March 11, 1996.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 198, District 12, Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia3
1940Dwelling 85, District 119-12, Roanoke, Virginia4

Occupation

1930Rayon mill silk sorter3

Family

William Blaine Strickler b. May 6, 1903, d. May 23, 1963
Marriage*Leona Adams married William Blaine Strickler, son of Samuel Aken Strickler and Maggie Minerva Young, circa 1927.3 

Citations

  1. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S731] Virginian-Pilot, From the Leona Adams Strickler obituary in the Mar 11, 1996 edition.
  3. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

James Francis Howery1,2,3

M, b. January 20, 1915, d. December 7, 1966
FatherJames Elbert Howery1,2 b. April 14, 1890, d. February 28, 1960
MotherKatherine Mosby "Kate" Strickler1,2 b. March 29, 1891, d. September 6, 1983
     His Social Security Number was 231-03-8154.4 James Francis Howery was born on January 20, 1915 at Sabetha, Nemaha Co., Kansas.4,3 He married Edith Loraine Light, daughter of James Clyde Light and Ocie Laura Radford, on June 19, 1937 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,3 James Francis Howery died on December 7, 1966 at New Jersey at age 51.4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 48, District 30, Crook, Wyoming Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 269, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 167, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Rayon plant repair man6

Family

Edith Loraine Light b. July 8, 1918, d. February, 1983
Marriage*James Francis Howery married Edith Loraine Light, daughter of James Clyde Light and Ocie Laura Radford, on June 19, 1937 at Shawsville, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5,3 
Child
  • Phyllis J. Howery6

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Irene L. Rogers obituary in the Mar 2, 1961 edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Nancy Maxine Howery1,2,3,4

F, b. July 7, 1917, d. February 10, 1990
FatherJames Elbert Howery1,2,3,4 b. April 14, 1890, d. February 28, 1960
MotherKatherine Mosby "Kate" Strickler1,2,3,4 b. March 29, 1891, d. September 6, 1983
     Nancy Maxine Howery was buried at Sunset Cemetery, North Franklin Street, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia.5 Her Social Security Number was 228-01-7602.4 She was born on July 7, 1917 at Crook Co., Wyoming.3,4,5 As of March 29, 1937,her married name was Bishop.3 She married Clarence Arnold Bishop on March 29, 1937 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 Nancy Maxine Howery died on February 10, 1990 at age 72.5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 48, District 30, Crook, Wyoming Co., West Virginia1
1930Dwelling 269, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 21, District 61-18, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia6

Occupation

1940Cotton mill spinner6

Family

Clarence Arnold Bishop b. April 14, 1915, d. January 17, 1980
Marriage*Nancy Maxine Howery married Clarence Arnold Bishop on March 29, 1937 at Salem, Roanoke Co., Virginia.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  5. [S65] Rena Worthen & Margarette Tynan, Montgomery County Virginia Cemetery Reading of Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.

Virginia Katherine Howery1

F, b. January 17, 1923, d. August 16, 2007
FatherJames Elbert Howery2,1 b. April 14, 1890, d. February 28, 1960
MotherKatherine Mosby "Kate" Strickler2,1 b. March 29, 1891, d. September 6, 1983
     Her married name was Tomlinson.3 Virginia Katherine Howery married Unknown Tomlinson.3 Virginia Katherine Howery was born on January 17, 1923 at Crook Co., Wyoming.2,3 She died on August 16, 2007 at Georgia at age 84.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 269, District 2, Alleghany, Montgomery Co., Virginia2
1940Dwelling 166, District 61-15, Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., Virginia1

Family

Unknown Tomlinson
Marriage*Virginia Katherine Howery married Unknown Tomlinson.3 

Citations

  1. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Thelma Elizabeth Bryant1,2

F, b. July 26, 1920, d. December 26, 1989
     Her Social Security Number was 230-03-2337.3 Thelma Elizabeth Bryant was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 She was born on July 26, 1920 at Spray, Rockingham Co., North Carolina.3,1,2 As of October 4, 1941,her married name was Sowder.2 She married James Lynwood Sowder Sr., son of John Willie/Will Sowder and Clara Elizabeth Gray, on October 4, 1941 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,5,1,2 Thelma Elizabeth Bryant died on December 26, 1989 at Troutville, Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 69.3,1

Family

James Lynwood Sowder Sr. b. October 6, 1915, d. July 17, 2009
Marriage*She married James Lynwood Sowder Sr., son of John Willie/Will Sowder and Clara Elizabeth Gray, on October 4, 1941 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.4,5,1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S2253] Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke VA, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=poff&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=61845073&CRid=50174&df=all&
  2. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Lynwood Sowder, Jr., obituary in the May 7, 2002 edition.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Lynwood Sowder, Sr. obituary in the Jul 18, 2009 edition.

James Lynwood Sowder Jr.1,2,3,4

M, b. September 20, 1954, d. May 6, 2002
FatherJames Lynwood Sowder Sr.1,5,3 b. October 6, 1915, d. July 17, 2009
MotherThelma Elizabeth Bryant1,5,3 b. July 26, 1920, d. December 26, 1989
     James Lynwood Sowder Jr. was buried at Evergreen Burial Park, 1307 Summit Ave SW, Roanoke, Virginia.1 His Social Security Number was 228-88-1228.6 He was born on September 20, 1954 at Roanoke Co., Virginia.6,2,3,7 He married Robin Elizabeth Mays on April 29, 1977 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.3 James Lynwood Sowder Jr. and Robin Elizabeth Mays were divorced on June 2, 1980 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.7 James Lynwood Sowder Jr. married Tara Kim Louise Otey, daughter of Charles Lewis "Charlie" Otey and Clara Cornelia Richards, on December 31, 1984 at Daleville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.3 James Lynwood Sowder Jr. and Tara Kim Louise Otey were divorced on March 30, 1999 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.7 James Lynwood Sowder Jr. died on May 6, 2002 at Botetourt Co., Virginia, at age 47.1,6,4 He SOWDER, James Lynwood Jr., 47, of Troutville, died Monday, May 6, 2002. He was a former mechanic and truck driver. He was preceded in death by his mother, Thelma B. Sowder. He is survived by his father and stepmother, James L. Sowder, Sr. and Virginia Sowder of Troutville; one daughter, Casey A.N. Sowder of Fincastle; one sister and brother-in-law, Sissy and Brad Steckel of Effort, Pa. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 8, 2002 at 11 a.m. at the Rader Daleville Chapel with Rev. Bryan Childress officiating with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Roanoke. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 7, 2002, 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Carilion Hospice Service of Roanoke, 1917 Franklin Rd., Suite B, Roanoke, Va. 24014. Arrangements by Rader Daleville Chapel. on May 7, 2002.1

Family 1

Robin Elizabeth Mays
Marriage*He married Robin Elizabeth Mays on April 29, 1977 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* James Lynwood Sowder Jr. and Robin Elizabeth Mays were divorced on June 2, 1980 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.7 

Family 2

Tara Kim Louise Otey b. November 4, 1961, d. September 15, 2009
Marriage*James Lynwood Sowder Jr. married Tara Kim Louise Otey, daughter of Charles Lewis "Charlie" Otey and Clara Cornelia Richards, on December 31, 1984 at Daleville, Botetourt Co., Virginia.3 
Divorce* James Lynwood Sowder Jr. and Tara Kim Louise Otey were divorced on March 30, 1999 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.7 
Child
  • Casey Alyssa Nicole Sowder1,5,8

Citations

  1. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Lynwood Sowder, Jr., obituary in the May 7, 2002 edition.
  2. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  3. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  4. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  5. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the James Lynwood Sowder, Sr. obituary in the Jul 18, 2009 edition.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5151] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-2014.
  8. [S102] Roanoke Times, From the Clara Cornelia Otey obituary in the Dec 19, 1999 edition.

Margaret Hull Craig1,2,3

F, b. March 4, 1909, d. June 2, 1994
     Margaret Hull Craig was buried at Augusta Memorial Park, 1775 Goose Creek Road, Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia.1 Her Social Security Number was 226-78-3654.4 She was born on March 4, 1909 at Virginia.5,4,1 As of circa 1924,her married name was Aldridge.5 She married Leonard Anthony Aldridge, son of George Milton Aldridge and Maude Hancock Sowder, circa 1924.5,2,3 Margaret Hull Craig died on June 2, 1994 at Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia, at age 85.4,1,3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 461, District 32, Roanoke, Virginia5
1940Dwelling 18, District 8-25, Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia6

Family

Leonard Anthony Aldridge b. October 9, 1903, d. April 29, 1976
Marriage*Margaret Hull Craig married Leonard Anthony Aldridge, son of George Milton Aldridge and Maude Hancock Sowder, circa 1924.5,2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3303] Augusta Memorial Park, Augusta Co., VA, online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S2542] News Virginian, The, From the Lois Marie Aldridge Ellison obituary in the Apr 16, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  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. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.

Lois Marie Aldridge1,2,3,4

F, b. April 16, 1928, d. April 14, 2010
FatherLeonard Anthony Aldridge1,5,2,4 b. October 9, 1903, d. April 29, 1976
MotherMargaret Hull Craig1,5,2,4 b. March 4, 1909, d. June 2, 1994
     Lois Marie Aldridge was buried at Augusta Memorial Park, 1775 Goose Creek Road, Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia.2 She was born on April 16, 1928 at Roanoke, Virginia.2,6,3 As of March 15, 1947,her married name was Ellison.4 She married Leslie Warren Ellison on March 15, 1947 at Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia.4 Lois Marie Aldridge died on April 14, 2010 at Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia, at age 81.2,6 She Lois Marie Aldridge Ellison, 81, of Waynesboro, died Wednesday, April 14, 2010, at her home. She was born April 26, 1928, in Roanoke, Virginia, daughter of Leonard and Margaret (Craig) Aldridge. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard A. Aldridge Jr. She was a longtime member of Main Street United Methodist Church, and a graduate of Waynesboro High School. Lois was retired from the Waynesboro Public School system, where she was the secretary. Prior to that, she was the secretary at St. Johns Episcopal Church in Waynesboro. Always active, she did volunteer work at the hospital and the thrift shop. She enjoyed her family, giving much of her life spending quality time with them and helping them grow in many ways. Surviving are her children, Warren Jackson Ellison and his wife, Marsha, of Framingham, Massachusetts, and Susan Pamela Ulrich and her husband, Paul, of Roanoke, Virginia; grandchildren, Michelle Leigh O'Baugh Carter, Christopher Mark O'Baugh, Jay Lhundrup Ellison and Jenna Mandharva Ellison; step grandchildren, Douglas Michael Ulrich and Jonathan Brandon "Brad" Ulrich; great-grandchildren, Chase and Ollie Carter, Brandon, Gwendolynn and Anastasia Ulrich. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17, 2010, at Augusta Memorial Park by the Reverend Janet Knott. The family will receive friends at the residence anytime. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Shenandoah, 64 Sports Medicine Drive, Fishersville, VA 22939. McDow Funeral Home is handling arrangements. on April 16, 2010.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 461, District 32, Roanoke, Virginia1
1940Dwelling 18, District 8-25, Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia5

Family

Leslie Warren Ellison b. October 3, 1925, d. August 16, 1998
Marriage*Lois Marie Aldridge married Leslie Warren Ellison on March 15, 1947 at Waynesboro, Augusta Co., Virginia.4 
Children
  • Warren Jackson Ellison2
  • Susan Pamela Ellison2,4

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2542] News Virginian, The, From the Lois Marie Aldridge Ellison obituary in the Apr 16, 2010 edition.
  3. [S5152] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Birth Records, 1864-2014.
  4. [S5130] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.