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57. Mary Francis S LINDSEY (Elizabeth Jackson DEAL , Francis DEAL , Peter DEAL , Francis , Peter , John ) was born on 29 Sep 1856 in Knoxville, Il. She died on 6 Sep 1923 in Conway, Taylor, Ia.

1870, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, age 13, f, IL
1880, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, age 23, f, PA PA PA teacher

1920 Census, Marshall, Taylor Co., IA, page 6A
Morgan, Bunyon, age 72
Mary, wife, age 63
Elizabeth Lindsey, mother-in-law, age 89

Mary married Bunyon MORGAN on 22 Jan 1892 in Conway, Taylor, Ia. Bunyon was born on 14 Nov 1847 in Nr. Keetsvile, Mo. He died BET. AUG - SEP 1926.

Mary Fanny Morgan, b. 29 Sept. 1856, Knoxville, IL; d. 06 Sept 1923,Conway, wed. 22 Jan 1892, Bunion Morgan, 0 ch; in Coway. Bedford TimesRepublican 20 Sept. 1923, Bedford Time Republican & Bedford Free Press,13 Sept. 1923

Bunyan Morgan, b. 14 Nov. 1847, nr. Kettsville, MO, d; wed 1892, MaryLindsey; resolutions, -
Bedford Free Press, Bedford, IA, & Bedford Free Press 02 Sept. 1926,Bedford Free Press 16 Sept. 1926

Bunyon and Mary had the following children:

  73 i Unamed MORGAN

59. Samuel Newton Synder LINDSEY (Elizabeth Jackson DEAL , Francis DEAL , Peter DEAL , Francis , Peter , John ) was born on 8 Mar 1860 in Galesburg, Knox, Il. He died on 19 Aug 1946 in Tracyton, Kitsap, Wa and was buried in Tracyton Cem, Tracyton, Kitsap, Wa.

Also found Samuel Newton Synder Lindsey and birth date as 02 Mar. 1860,
res; Medford/Ashland,OR 1919 to Tracyton, Kitsap, WA

1880, Knox Township. Knox Co. IL. Page 230
William E. Kennedy, 37, farmer, born Illinois, both parents born New York
Gertrude Kennedy, 38, wife, keeps house, born PA, both parents born PA
Kitty W Kennedy, 11, daughter, born Illinois, father born Illinois,mother born PA
Frank J. Kennedy, 05, son, born Illinois, father born Illinois, motherborn PA
Mary E. Kennedy, 04, daughter, at home, born Illinois, father bornIllinois, mother born PA
Samuel M Lindley, 20, nephew, farm laborer, born Illinois, both parentsborn OH
I believe this is Samuel Lindsey, son of Hugh and Elizabeth Lindsey.Info: Lucy Wattles,

1900 Soundex, Chromo, Prec. #3, Archuleta Co. CO. note name spelling,
Samuel Linsey,. Mar. 1860, IL., married 14 yrs, occupation, Postmaster,
Hattie F. Linsey,. Feb. 1867, IA., Frank D Linsey, Mar. 1887, IA.,Ruby I. Linsey, Apr. 1889, NE., Samuel J. Linsey, Aug. 1892, CO., Hugh M.Linsey, Sept. 1894, NM., Elizabeth J Linsey, June 1896, CO., Eva O.Linsey, Jul. 1899, CO

26 June 1900, Chromo, Prec. #3, Archuleta Co. CO.
S.D. #2, E.D.#1, SHT#17, P. 263, Household #309
Samuel Linsey, head, wm, Mar. 1860, age 40, married 14 yrs, b. IL,Parents, IN, PA, occupation: Post Master, could read, write, speakEnglish, Rented Home
Hattie F. Linsey, wife, wf, Feb. 1867, age 32, married 14 yrs, 6 childrenborn, 6 alive in 1900, b. IA, Parents b. OH, MO, could read, write,speak English
Frank D. Linsey, son, wm., b. Mar. 1887, age 13, single, b. IA, Parentsb. IL, IA, attended 9 mos of school during last yr, could read, write,speak English,
Ruby I Linsey, dau, wf., b. Apr. 1889, age 11, single, b. NE, Parents b.IL, IA, attended 9 mos of school during last yr., could read, write,speak English,
Samuel J. Linsey, son, wm., b. Aug. 1892, age 07, single, b. CO., Parentsb. IL, IA., attended 9 mos of school during last yr, could read, write,speak English,
Hugh M Linsey, son, wm., b. Sept. 1894, age 05 yrs, single, b. NM.,Parents b. IL, IA
Elizabeth J Linsey, dau, wf., b. Jun. 1896, age 04, single, b. CO,Parents b. IL, IA,
Eva O Linsey, dau, wf., b. July 1899, age 10/12 mos, b. CO., Parents b.IL, IA,

Next door lived Hattie's father ?? who died in 1916 in Prowers Co. COL
James Fowler, head, wm., b. Aug. 1839, age 60, widower, b. OH, Parents b.VA, VA, prospecting, could read, write and speak English
Henry Fowler, brother, wm, b. Aug. 1844, age 55, widower, b. OH, Parentsb. VA, VA. prospecting, could read, write, speak English,

Samuel Lindsey's family was not found in the 1910 CA. Soundex Census.

L532- 1920 Soundex, WA. Vol25, E.D.68, Sht 10, Line77
Samuel Lindsey, 56, b. IL Hattie F. Lindsey, wife, 50, b. NE,
Leonard L Lindsey, son, 13, b. OR

1930 Census - Tracyton, Kitsap, WA, Page 5A, Image 411
Lindsey, Samuel N, 70, IL PA PA
Hattie L, wife, age 63, IA IN MO

20/21 Jan. 1920, Tracyton Pre. Kitsap Co. WA. SD2, Sht 10A, ED 68,
Road Brownsville to Tracyton, Dewelling/Family # 220/236
Samuel Lindsey, head, age 56, married, could read/write/speak English
b. IL., Parents born United States, trade or occupation: Puget Works:Puget Sound Naval shipyard
Hattie F Lindsey, wife, fw., age 50, married, could read/read/speakEnglish/ b. NE, parents b. United States, trade or occupation:saleswoman, grocery store,
Leonard L Lindsey, son, m.w, 13, single, could read/write/speak English/b. OR, b. OR, Father b. IL, Mother b. NE, no occupation or trade.

City of Bremerton Directory: (Bremerton Rural Routes)
1934, S.N. Lindsey, (Hattie F.) RD1 Box 154A
1946, S.N. Lindsey, RD4, Box 1244

The following family history of the Samuel N. Lindsey was taken from:"Kitsap County History, A Store of Kitsap County and Its Pioneers"Complied by Kitsap Co. Historical Society Book Committee. @ 1977
When Samuel N. and Hattie (Fowler) Lindsey arrived in Tracyton in1918 they rented part of an old hotel which had housed the post office,store and wine room. The structure was not being used as a hotel at thetime.
Eva Colvin, third daughter of the Lindseys recalls that there was afeedstore on the dock and a barber shop and the boat stopped three timesa day. There was a boardwalk from the foot of the hill (where the boatramp is now) all the way to the top of the hill. A wooden bridge crossedthe little creek at the crossroads by the Joe Sackman place the hotelproperty.
At the time there were few streets in Tracyton and the town consistedof the post office and the E.E. Riddell's store.
The only way to get back and forth to PSNS was by boat. Althoughthere was a very narrow road from Tracyton to Manette and there one tookthe shuttle ferry owned by Harry and Alvin Hansen.
Mrs. Colvin recalls that stores began to spring up in 1928 with onelarge store in the Walter Deathridge home and built later at the cornerat the cross roads. By that time the wagon trail roads had widened andmore cars were coming into the area.
A grange hall at the shore end of the dock burned and the presentgarage was built. (This is now known as the community hall.) Katie andHerbert Brookman owned the second store (where the tavern is) Mrs.Edwards built the store now stored by Grakeys. (This taken from 1967family history)

Add Notes: In the Tracyton Cemetery is a large stone inscribed: WalterDeatherage, 17 Oct 1876, - 17 Oct 1935, and Katherine Ellis, 01 Apr.1907 - 01 Aug 1932.

Benjamin Lindsey Sr., the grandson of Samuel and Hattie married EdnaClare. She was the daughter of Samuel and Josephine (Watson) Clare whosettled the area known as "Clare's Marsh," in East Bremerton, WA. Manymembers of the Lindsey and Clare families are buried in the TracytonCemetery.

Samuel N. Lindsey, d. 19 Aug. 1946, Tracyton, WA, male, white, b. 02 Mar.1860, Galesburg, IL, age 86 yrs, 05 months, 17 dys, Length of residence:27 years of Tracyton, occupation: Retired Contractor, Husband or Wife:Hattie J. Age 79, married, Father's Name: Hugh M Lindsey, Unknown,Mother's Maiden Name: Elizabeth J Deal, b. PA, Place of Service:Tracyton Church, 21 Aug. 1946, at 2:00 P.M. Interment Tracyton, Minister:Rev. Richard Decker, Singers by family, Family Address: Tracyton.Burial Rec. -Lewis Funeral Home - Bremerton, WA.

Samuel J. Lindsey, a resident of Tracyton since 1919, passed awayyesterday at his Tracyton Home. Born 08 March 1860 in Galesburg, KnoxCo. IL., he was formerly an employee of the public works division ofPuget Sound Naval Shipyard. Before that he was a contractor forconstruction work.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Hattie Fowler Lindsey, 79, of the familyhome, a brother, L.L. Lindsey, 79 of Arvada, Colo., F.D. three sons, F.D.Lindsey of Bremerton, S.J. Lindsey of Tracyton, and Hugh M. Lindsey ofPort Orchard, three daughters, Mrs. Ruby Hackerd of Tacoma, Mrs. JanetHarmon and Mrs. Eva Rakestraw of Tracyton, a nephew, Albert E. Lindsey ofShelton, five grandsons, ten grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the TracytonMethodist Church. Interment will be in the Tracyton Cemetery.Arrangements were made by Lewis Chapel - "Bremerton Sun Newspaper- 20Aug. 1946"

Tracyton Cemetery Records:
Lindsey: Father: Samuel N. 1860 - 1946 Mother: Hattie J. 1967 - 1948
Buried in the same plot were:
Mother: Winnie B. Bowles, 1877-1950 (No further information)
"Tones" Lena F. Bowles Sission 1912-1995 (No further information)
No probate/estates records could be found in the Kitsap Co. WA.courthouse.

Diana Blake Mulligan found this information which she believes was from anewspaper article, but she doesn't know where. Her note says "50thwedding anniversary, 1936. Endicott, Nebraska. Mrs. S. N. Lindsey ofTracyton." This is probably Samuel M. Lindsey.

Samuel married Hattie Jane FOWLER, daughter of James Augustine FOWLER and Matilda Jane (Jennie) STEVENS, in 1886 in Unknown. Hattie was born on 24 Feb 1868 in Keokuk, Lee Co., Iowa. She died on 12 Jan 1948 in Tracyton, Kitsap, Wa and was buried on 15 Jun 1948 in Tracyton Cem, Tracyton, Kitsap, Wa.

Hattie Jane Lindsey, d. 12 Jan 1948, Age 80 yrs, 10 mos, 18 dys, Place of Death: Route 4, Box 144, Tracyton, WA, female, white, b. Burmingham, IA, 24 Feb 1867, length of residence: 29 yrs, occupation: housewife, father's Name: James A. Fowler, birthplace unknown, Mother's Maiden Name:Jennie Stevens, birthplace unknown, Place of Service: Tracyton Church,Thurs, 01-15-1948, 1:p.m. Interment: Tracyton Cem, Minister Rev. Hystar,Singers: by family, Relatives: Frank D. Lindsey, son, Coulee City, WA.,Samuel J. Lindsey, son, Tracyton, Hugh M. Lindsey, son, Port Orchard,Ruby Hackerd, dtr; Shelton, Janet Harmon, Dtr. Tracyton, Eva Rakestraw,Dtr, Tracyton, 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, Informant:S.J. Lindsey, Route 4, Box 1244, Tracyton
- Lewis Funeral Home - Bremerton, WA.

Mrs. Hattie J. Lindsey, 80, who had resided at Tracyton for the past 29years, died yesterday at her home there, Rt. 4, Box 1244. She was born in Burmingham, Iowa, and is survived by three sons, Samuel J. of Tracyton, Hugh M. of Port Orchard, WA and Frank D. of Coulee City; three daughters, Mrs. Eva Rakestraw and Mrs. Janet Harmon, both of Tracyton, and Mrs. Ruby Hackerd of Shelton; 16 grandchildren and 19 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at theTracyton Church. The Rev. B.A. Hylton of Silverdale will officiate and interment will be in Tracyton Cemetery. 13 Jan. 1948 - Bremerton Sun Newspaper, Bremerton, WA.

Last Will and Testament #9634, Bk 7, p 283/4 , of Hattie F. Lindsey, Co.Kitsap of Washington State. File 02 Feb. 1948 by Rena M. Osburn, Clerk
Son Samuel J. Lindsey was appointed executor. She bequeath unto:Benjamin William Lindsey, Jr, my grandson, all of the property of which Imay die possessed, both real and personal, and wheresoever situated : Thesame however be held in trust for him by S.J. Lindsey under the followingterms and conditions: S.J. Lindsey is to use all of the profits fromsaid property for the care, education and benefit of the said, Benjamin William Lindsey. In particular, he to look after his education. In theevent of a sale of any of the property, or in the event of any largeexpenditures of any kinds, the said S.J. Lindsey is to secure the adviceand permission of two other of my remaining children, hereinaftermentioned: if Benjamin William Lindsey, Jr., reaches the age of 21 yearsand is then of sound mind and disposing memory, he shall receive theproperty I leave him as his sole and separate property. If he should diebefore he is 21 years of age, then all of said property shall revert tomy children, of their issue, as hereinafter set forth.
Fourth, in the event of the death of said Benjamin William Lindsey,Jr, before my death, or in the event he dies before he reaches the age of21 years, it is my will and wish, and I hereby give and bequeath all ofmy property, of the property held in trust for the use and benefit ofBenjamin William Lindsey, Jr., unto my children, equally, or to theirissue by representation, who are as follows, to-wit: Frank D. Lindsey,Ruby Hackerd, S.J. Lindsey, Hugh M. Lindsey, Janet M. Harmon and EvaRakestraw.

For Hattie's birthplace, also have found Keokuk, Lee, IA
Cannot find Burmingham but there is a Birmingham, Van Buren Co.
and a Burlingham, in Lee Co. IA

Samuel and Hattie had the following children:

+ 74 M i Frank Deal LINDSEY
+ 75 F ii Ruby Ilone LINDSEY
+ 76 M iii Samuel James LINDSEY
+ 77 M iv Hugh McKane LINDSEY
+ 78 F v Elizabeth Janet E LINDSEY
+ 79 F vi Eva Pearl LINDSEY
+ 80 M vii Benjamin William Sr LINDSEY
  81 M viii Amos Leonard LINDSEY 1 was born on 25 Apr 1905 in Or (Medford/Ashland, Or ??). He died on 19 Jun 1922 in Tracyton, Kitsap, Wa - Never Married and was buried on 21 Jun 1922 in Tracyton Cem. Tracyton, Kitsap, Wa.

Record for Funeral of Amos Lindsey, Address: Tracyton, Washington,Placeof Death: Bremerton, Hospital, Age 17 yrs, 01 mos, 15 days, Single,male, Occupation: School Boy, Place of Birth: Oregon, Date of Death: 19Jun 1922, Place of Service; Tracyton, Wash, Date of Service: 21 Jun 1922,Time of Service: 2-P.M., Kelley, Cause of Death: Septicemia, Physician:J.P. Schutt, Address: Bremerton, Wash., Charge to Samuel Lindsey,Address: Tracyton, WA., Father's Name: Samuel Lindsey, birthplace, ILL,Mother's Name: Fowler, birthplace IA, Internment: Tracyton, Wash. "LewisFuneral Home Burial Records- Bremerton, WA"

Cause of Death: Amos' appendix burst.
17-Year-Old Tracyton Boy Dies at Hospital - Amos Lindsey aged seventeenyears, of Tracyton, died Sunday at the Bremerton General Hospital. Thedead boy was born in Oregon and is survived by his parents in Tracyton.Funeral services will be held Wednesday at Tracyton, with burial there.Rev. Kelly will official. - 19 June 1922 - Bremerton Sun Newspaper -

Lindsey services for Dick Lindsey, 17-year-old Tracyton high school boy,will be held today at Tracyton, with Rev. Kelly, Silverdale,officiating. Death came Sunday morning at the Bremerton Hospitalfollowing an operation. -21 June 1922- The Bremerton Sun Newspaper,Bremerton, WA.
Spudich notes:
Amos was born in Ashland, OR

60. Dora Belle LINDSEY (Elizabeth Jackson DEAL , Francis DEAL , Peter DEAL , Francis , Peter , John ) was born in 1862 in Il. She died in Jun 1917 in Nr New Market, Taylor, Ia and was buried in Memorial Cem. Taylor Co. Ia.

occupation: teacher

1870, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, age 08, f, b. IL
1880, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, age 18, f, IL PA PA, teacher
1885, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, age 22, fem IL

Dora married Warren Everett O'DELL, son of Clark O'DELL and Mary NICHOLS, on 29 Aug 1887. Warren was born on 22 Feb 1856 in Lake Co. in. He died on 5 Jan 1929 in Bedford, Taylor, Ia and was buried in Memorial Cem. Taylor Co. Ia.

Warren O'Dell, b. 22 FGeb 1856, Lake Co. IN< d. 05 Jan 1929; Bedford, wed29 Aug 1887, Dora Lindsey, 3 children, wed 24 Dec 1921, Edith HallHopson; burial in Memorial Cem, Bedford Times Republican, 10 Jan 1929

Warren O'Dell b. 22 Feb. 1856, Lake Co. IN., d. 05 Jan 1929, Bedford, wed29 Aug 1887 Dora Lindsey, d. 1917, wed 24 Dec 1921 Mrs. Edith Hopson; f.Clark O'Dell; i Memorial Cem., Clarinda Herald, Clarinda, IA
Bedford Free Press, 10 Jan 1929

Mrs. Warren, d nr New Market, heart disease, buried in Memorial Cem,Bedford Time Republican, Bedford, IA 21 June 1917

occupation; farmer

Warren and Dora had the following children:

+ 82 M i Wilbur O'DELL
  83 M ii Lloyd O'DELL was born on 27 Jun 1895 in Nr New Market, Taylor, Ia. He died on 15 Oct 1918 in Hericourt, France and was buried in Hericourt, France.

Lloyd O'Dell writes letter from France appeared New Market Herald, 14 Oct1918, 15 Aug 1918,

Lloyd O'Dell age 22, wed Floris Campbell, age 19, Clarinda Herald,Clarinda, IA

Lloyd O'Dell , b 27 June 1895, nr. New Market, d. 15 Oct 1918, France,pneu., wed 20 May 1918, Floris Campbell, father was Warren O'Dell BedfordFree Press 02 June 1921, (2) Bedford Time Republican, 30 May 1921, NewMarket Herald, New market, IA, 26 May 1921

Lloyd O'Dell, sf Warren, b. 27 June 1895, d. 15 Oct 1918, Hericourt,FRANCE, WAR, flu; wed 20 May 1918, Floris Campbell; f Warren O'Dell,buried Hericourt Graveyard BB. Bedford Times Republican, 28 Nov 1918,Bedford dTimes Republican 14 Nov 1918, Bedford Free Press, 13 Nov. 1918,New Market Herald, New Market, IA 14 Nov. 1918
        Lloyd married Floris CAMPBELL.
  84 M iii Lorrence O'DELL
        Lorrence married Irene OWEN, daughter of Eugene OWEN, on 22 Sep 1918. Irene was born on 24 Jan 1900 in Hawleyville. She died on 6 Aug 1922 in Clarinda, Ia.

Irene O'Dell, b. 24 Jan 1900, Hawleyville, d. 06 Aug. 1922, Clar;childbirth, wed 22 Sept 1918 Lorrence O'Dell, at Bedford, 1 child,buried Hawleyville, f Eugene Owen, Clarinda Herald, Clarinda, IA
New Market Herald, New Market IA

Mrs. Lawrence O'Dell, d. Clarinda, Bedford Time Republican, 08 Aug. 1922

62. Albert Evans LINDSEY (Elizabeth Jackson DEAL , Francis DEAL , Peter DEAL , Francis , Peter , John ) was born on 16 Dec 1866 in Ia. He died on 3 Apr 1897 in Lexington Cem, Taylor Co. Ia and was buried in Lexington Cem..

Albert Evans Lindsey, son of J.M. & E.J. 16 Dec. 1866 - 03 Apr 1897,Lexington Cem, Clayton Twp,
Taylor Co. IA , Taylor Co. Iowa Burials cause of death: quickcomsumption,

occupation: telgraph operator

1870, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, 03, m, IA
1880, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, 13, m, IA PA PA
1885, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, 18, m, IA

Albert married Mary Ann DANIELS. Mary was born in 1888 in Ia.

They had the following children:

  85 M i Earl LINDSEY

63. Leonard Lincoln LINDSEY (Elizabeth Jackson DEAL , Francis DEAL , Peter DEAL , Francis , Peter , John ) was born BET. 1867 - 1869 in Res: 1946 of Arvada, Jefferson, Co. He died after 1946.

Place of residence records in his brother Samuel Newton Lindsey's 1946
Samuel's youngest child may have been named after his Uncle.

1870, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, 01, m, IA
1880, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, 13, m, IA, PA PA
1885, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, 18, m IA
1895, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, 25, m, IA

Leonard married Selina LOWARY.

1895, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, 23, f. OH

Leonard and Selina had the following children:

  86 F i Francis LINDSEY was born in 1893.

1895, Marshall, Taylor Co. IA, 02, f, IA ??
  87 M ii Lyman Leon LINDSEY
  88 M iii Wayne LINDSEY
+ 89 M iv Warren LINDSEY

68. Kate D. ROGERS (Sarah Francis DEAL , Francis DEAL , Peter DEAL , Francis , Peter , John ) was born on 8 Jun 1867.

The obituary for Kate Rogers says she was living in Pleasant Grove,Utah, at the time of the death of her father, James Phillips Rogers. Ihave been told that both children were adopted.

Kate married Henry B. MCCABE on 21 Jan 1893 in Topeka, Ks. Henry was born on 29 Aug 1861. He died on 2 Dec 1934.

In his book, Forrest Rogers tells of visiting his grandmother who livedin Grand Junction, Colorado, with her daughter, Kate, and son-in-law,Henry, who ran barber shop next to their house. The obituary for HenryMcCabe says he was "of Seneca, Kansas."

Henry and Kate had the following children:

  90 F i Mabel Moore MCCABE
  91 M ii Charles Frank MCCABE 1 was born 2 on 8 Nov 1895 in Nemaha Co. Ks. He died 3 on 7 Oct 1912.

70. Charles Henry ROGERS (Sarah Francis DEAL , Francis DEAL , Peter DEAL , Francis , Peter , John ) was born on 28 Jan 1873 in Adrian, Hancock, Il. He died on 19 Oct 1963 in Knoxville, Knox, Il and was buried in Knoxville Cem. Knoxville, Il.

Charles Rogers, my grandfather, had a water well drilling business whichat times was very profitable. However, he had a problem with keepingmoney. Consequently, he was usually "broke." I remember that for manyyears he had a small dog named Yukon and that the dog was always with himwhen he came to our house. He gave us our dog, Brownie, on my 9thbirthday. Grandpa had an emergency appendectomy when he was in his80's. He was a large man who lived to the age of 90. He used to talkabout the number of days he would have lived when he reached the age 90.It was his goal to reach that landmark. At the time of his death, helived alone in a one room house on Sanborn Street in Knoxville.

Mrs. Martha A. Parr Sprinkle was his second wife. She had children froma previous marriage. Mrs. Jimmie Wiley, 3rd wife, was from Kentucky.She went back there when she left Charles Rogers. Jimmie, as she wascalled, had children from another marriage. I believe she was related tothe Downey and Downard families.

Charles joined Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Illinois, December 20,1891. Profession of Faith and Baptism -- suspended roll.

Rogers, Charles H
Age: 46
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: White
State: Illinois
County: Fulton
Township: Canton

Charles married (1) Valetta Isabelle WILKES on 28 Nov 1894 in Knoxville, Knox, Il. Valetta was born on 13 Mar 1872 in Wataga, Knox, Il. She died on 1 Apr 1904 in Knoxville, Knox, Il and was buried in Knoxville Cem., Knoxville, Il.

There is information that Valetta was born in Greenfield, Adair County,Iowa, but the death certificate says she was born at Wataga, Knox County,Illinois. I am using Wataga, but don't know for sure which is correct.She was called "Lettie."

The obituary which appeared in the Galesburg Republican Register on April2, 1904 said:

"Mrs. Chas. Rogers died at her home in Knoxville on April 1 at 4:30 p.m.

Valetta Wilkes was born March 13, 1872, and was the second daughter ofJames and Mary Laird Wilkes, who survive her. Besides the father andmother, she leaves to mourn her death, her husband, Charles Rogers, threechildren. Geneva Louise, eight years, Charlotte, six years and Forrest,four years of age, also three sisters and one brother, who are Mrs. W. R.Hitchens of Galesburg, Mrs. H. C. Jones, Martha M. and Fred E. Wilkes ofKnoxville. On November 24, 1894, she was united in marriage to CharlesRogers of Knoxville and has since made that city her home. Besides herimmediate relatives she leaves a large number of friends who will bepained to learn of her sudden death. Mrs. Rogers was sick only six daysand her ailments at first thought to be trivial, quickly developed intopneumonia.

In the home she will be sadly missed, especially by the mother, who hasbeen with her always, and who is in delicate health. With her during herlast illness were the mother, Mrs. Hitchens and the husband. All thatloving care could do was done, but grim death claimed his victim and theloved ones can only mourn.

The deceased was a member of the Knoxville Presbyterian Church. Thefuneral will be held in that ediface at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon,the Rev. Mr. Mathis officiating. The burial will be in the Knoxvillecemetery."

Charles and Valetta had the following children:

+ 92 F i Geneva Louise ROGERS
+ 93 F ii Charlotte Deliah ROGERS
+ 94 M iii Forrest James , Sr. ROGERS

Charles also married (2) Martha A. (Parr) SPRINKLE on 7 Jun 1912 in Kahoka, Clark Co., Mo. Martha died in 1922.

No Children in this marriage, but I believe she had some from the firstmarriage. I have no idea of their names.

Charles also married (3) Jimmie WILEY.

72. Nellie Belle ROGERS (Sarah Francis DEAL , Francis DEAL , Peter DEAL , Francis , Peter , John ) was born on 3 Aug 1876. She died in Oct 1948 in Graceville, Big Stone Co., Mi.

Information from Mabel Behrns, November 1974.

Joined Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Illinois, December 20, 1891.Profession of faith and Baptism, suspended roll. ??

Nellie married (1) Sidney HEAGY on 30 Mar 1897 in Knox Co, Ill.

They had the following children:

+ 95 F i Mabel Frances HEAGY

Nellie also married (2) Benjamin GARDNER before 11 Jul 1903. Benjamin was born on 5 Mar 1878 in Dahinda, Knox, IL. He died on 13 May 1959 in Sisseton, Roberts, SD.

Gardner, Ben
Age: 52
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: White
State: South Dakota
County: Roberts
Township: Becker
Relationship: Head

Benjamin and Nellie had the following children:

  96 M ii Leslie GARDNER 1 was born 2 on 11 Jul 1903 in Dahinda, Knox, Il. He died in Jan 1987 in Browns Valley, Traverse, Minn.

LESLIE GARDNER 11 Jul 1903 Jan 1987 56219 (Browns Valley, Traverse, MN) (none specified) 476-09-8477 Minnesota
        Leslie married Katherine PIECHOWSKI.
+ 97 F iii Vivian GARDNER
  98 M iv Kramer GARDNER 1 was born 2 on 21 Nov 1915 in Beardsley, Traverse, Mi. He died 3 on 5 Jul 1973 in Peever, Roberts, Sd.

KRAMER GARDNER 21 Nov 1915 Jul 1973 57257 (Peever, Roberts, SD) (none specified) 470-16-9816 Minnesota
        Kramer married Mildred KELLY.
+ 99 F v Jessie Helen GARDNER

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