Adams - Ashby Family History

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Vada Butler1

F, #3251, b. 21 April 1913, d. 22 May 2009
Last Edited10 March 2018

Biography

BirthVada Butler was born on 21 April 1913.1
MarriageShe and Ray William Marshall were married.1,2
DeathVada Butler died on 22 May 2009, at age 96.1
BurialShe was buried in 2009 in Fredonia City Cemetery, Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas.G1

Citations

  1. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 1 Jun 2017, Vada Butler Marshall, 75799608.
  2. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 1 Jun 2017, Ray William Marshall, 75799516.

Carl Karlson

M, #3252
Last Edited13 July 2017

Family:

DaughterMatilda Wilhelmina Karlson+ b. December 1863, d. 1943

Biography

MarriageCarl Karlson was married.

Richard Springs Black1

M, #3253, b. 1 March 1783, d. 7 December 1853
Last Edited1 May 2018

Family: Elizabeth Fowler b. 1800, d. 1 May 1877

SonWilliam T. Black b. 18 March 1821, d. 2 October 1900

Biography

BirthRichard Springs Black was born on 1 March 1783 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.G1
MarriageHe and Elizabeth Fowler were married.2
DeathRichard Springs Black died on 7 December 1853, at age 70, in Schuyler County, Illinois.G1
BurialHe was buried in 1853 in Palm Cemetery, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois.G1
MigrationMigration: November 1825, in Rushville, Schuyler County, IllinoisG.3

Citations

  1. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 16 Jul 2017, Richard Springs Black, 37037646.
  2. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 01 May 2018, Elizabeth Fowler Black, 37037686.
  3. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 01 May 2018, William T. Black, 37542599.

Edna Virginia Fox1

F, #3254, b. 3 February 1920, d. 17 March 2016
Last Edited17 July 2017

Parents

FatherLawrence Everett Fox b. estimated 1888
MotherLaura Lee Stith b. estimated 1891, d. after 3 February 1920

Biography

BirthEdna Virginia Fox was born on 3 February 1920 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.G1
MarriageShe and Glen Galey were married.2,3
DeathEdna Virginia Fox died on 17 March 2016, at age 96, in Bentonville, Bentonville County, Arkansas.G
Death CertificateDeath Certificate: 17 March 2016, in Bentonville, Benton County, ArkansasG.4

Citations

  1. [S1257] Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, Birth Certificates, Birth Certificate, Oklahoma City Health Department, Bureau of Vital Statistics no. 14687 (1920), Edna Virginia Fox.
  2. [S1258] FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, "Oklahoma County Marriages, 1890-1995," database, Ancestry.com, Marriage of Glen Galey and Edna Virginia Patterson.
  3. [S1205] Texas. Tarrant, Ancestry, Digital Images of Death Certificates Ancestry, Texas Death Certificates 1903 - 1982." Death Certificate (1968), Glen Galey.
  4. [S1259] Arkansas. Benton County, Death Certificates, Death Certificate no. 5078897 (2016), Virginia Galey Schwettmann.

Lawrence Everett Fox1

M, #3255, b. estimated 1888
Last Edited17 July 2017

Family: Laura Lee Stith b. estimated 1891, d. after 3 February 1920

DaughterEdna Virginia Fox b. 3 February 1920, d. 17 March 2016

Biography

BirthLawrence Everett Fox was born estimated 1888 in Tennessee.G1
MarriageHe and Laura Lee Stith were married.

Citations

  1. [S1257] Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, Birth Certificates, Birth Certificate, Oklahoma City Health Department, Bureau of Vital Statistics no. 14687 (1920), Edna Virginia Fox.

Elias Sanford Thomas1

M, #3256, b. 11 March 1874, d. 27 November 1959
Last Edited16 August 2017

Parents

FatherJohn Meridith Thomas b. 10 February 1841, d. 6 August 1926
MotherTabitha Ellis b. 28 April 1845, d. 11 July 1893

Family: Hannah Minnie Godown b. estimated 1880

SonWilliam Jennings Thomas b. 7 November 1900, d. 15 March 1987
DaughterNina Viola Thomas b. 26 January 1903, d. 28 August 1994
DaughterNeva Thomas b. 16 April 1905, d. 1 May 1994

Biography

BirthElias Sanford Thomas was born on 11 March 1874 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa.G1,2
MarriageHe and Hannah Minnie Godown were married on 7 December 1898 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa.G3,4
DeathElias Sanford Thomas died on 27 November 1959, at age 85, in Smith Center, Smith County, Kansas.G1
NoteSee attached sources.3
Note(Research):Notes for ELIAS SANFORD THOMAS:

Information on this sheet from family records of Neva & Nina.

Elias & Minnie are buried in Fairview Cemetery in Smith Center, Kansas. He passed away at his home in Smith Center. Minnie, later went to Tieton, Washington to live with her daughters. She died in Yakima at Central Convalence Nursing Home at age 96.

Land record in Smith County, Kansas, Martin Twp., "The East half of the Northwest quarter of section 36, Twp 1, South of range 14, West of the 6PM. Purchased from Charles Gardner & wife Anna. March 19, 1919 for $3000.

Elias was a farmer, Baptist and lived in Iowa, Oklahoma and Kansas.

From Aunt Rose Tilton: Elias and Minnie went in a covered wagon to live near them in the Spring. Bill & Nina went to school in Great Bend, Kansas in the winter of 1909. Elias homesteaded in Diamond, Oklahoma in 1906 or 7. They had a deep well dug, and the kids played with the Butler kids in the summer. Nina ran into a barbed wire fence and cut her forehead.

Commutation Patent Record, State of Oklahoma, County of Texas, J. C. Williams, registrar of deeds. Certificate No. Woodard 016224. Whereas Elias Thomas, deposited in General Land Office of the United States, a certificate of the Register of the Land Office at Woodward, Oklahoma, whereby it appears a full patent has been made by the said Elias Thomas according to the provision of the act of Congress of the 24 day of 1820 an act making and act supplemental for further provision for the sale of public lands there for the South half of the Northwest quarter and the South half of the Northeast quarter of Section thirty-two in township one North of Range fifteen east of the Cimarron Meridan Oklahoma containing one hundred sixty acres according to the official Plat of the Survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyed General which said tract has been purchased by the said Elias Thomas. Now know ye that the United States of America, in consideration of the the premises; and in conformity with the several acts described, to have and to hold the same together with all the rights privileges, immunities and appurtenance of whatsoever nature there unto belonging into the said Elia Thomas and to his heirs and assigns forever. Eleventh day of February, Nine Hundred and Ten. By the President, Wm. H. Taft, M. W. Young, Secretary , H. W. Sandford, Patent Number recorded 110887. (That land is now full of oil wells!!)

More About ELIAS SANFORD THOMAS: Burial: November 30, 1959, Fairview cem.
WWI Draft RegistrationWWI Draft Registration: 12 September 1918, in Smith Center, Smith County, KansasG.2
Military ServiceHe served in the military on 15 April 1930.5
OccupationHe worked as a a farmer on 15 April 1930 in Martin Twp., Smith County, KansasG.5
1930 Census1930 Census: 15 April 1930, in Martin Twp., Smith County, KansasG.5
ReadWriteReadWrite: 15 April 1930.4

Citations

  1. [S246] Wanda Lee Clemans Mitchell, Descendants of Elias Ellis, Recipient: Robert L. Adams, ELIAS SANFORD THOMAS, b. March 11, 1874, Keosauqua, Van Buren, IA; d. November 27, 1959, Smith Center, Smith, KS.
  2. [S338] Compiler: Inc, MyFamily.com, WWI Draft Registrations, Url: http://www.ancestry.com, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18 [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. National Archives and Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. M1509, 4,277 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.
  3. [S246] Wanda Lee Clemans Mitchell, Descendants of Elias Ellis, Recipient: Robert L. Adams
  4. [S573] Family: No. 2, 1930 U. S. Census, Enumeration District: 92-21, Household: Elias Sanford Thomas, County: Smith, State: Kansas, Township: Martin Twp, Dwelling: No. 2, Page: 1A (Stamped 160), His age at first marriage was 24; her age at first marriage was 18.
  5. [S573] Family: No. 2, 1930 U. S. Census, Enumeration District: 92-21, Household: Elias Sanford Thomas, County: Smith, State: Kansas, Township: Martin Twp, Dwelling: No. 2, Page: 1A (Stamped 160)

Neva Thomas

F, #3257, b. 16 April 1905, d. 1 May 1994
Last Edited20 May 2017

Parents

FatherElias Sanford Thomas b. 11 March 1874, d. 27 November 1959
MotherHannah Minnie Godown b. estimated 1880

Biography

BirthNeva Thomas was born on 16 April 1905 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa.G1,2
MarriageShe and Robert William Thomason were married on 15 October 1928 in Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas.G1
MarriageNeva Thomas and Calvin Clyde Russell were married on 21 December 1948 in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.G1
MarriageNeva Thomas was married on 7 December 1967.1
DeathShe died on 1 May 1994, at age 89, in Anaheim, Los Angeles County, California.G1,2
Social SecuritySocial Security: 573-30-0030, before 1951, in CaliforniaGO.2

Citations

  1. [S246] Wanda Lee Clemans Mitchell, Descendants of Elias Ellis, Recipient: Robert L. Adams
  2. [S683] Social Security Administration Death Index, NEVA RUSSELL

Calvin Clyde Russell1

M, #3258, b. 14 September 1881, d. 3 May 1963
Last Edited20 May 2017

Biography

BirthCalvin Clyde Russell was born on 14 September 1881 in Weeping Water, Cass County, Nebraska.G1,2
MarriageHe and Neva Thomas were married on 21 December 1948 in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.G1
DeathCalvin Clyde Russell died on 3 May 1963, at age 81, in Yucaipa, San Bernardino County, California.G1,2
Social SecuritySocial Security: 539-22-6050, before 1950, in WashingtonG.2

Citations

  1. [S246] Wanda Lee Clemans Mitchell, Descendants of Elias Ellis, Recipient: Robert L. Adams
  2. [S683] Social Security Administration Death Index, Name: Calvin Russell SSN: 539-22-6050 Last Residence: California Born: 14 Sep 1881 Died: May 1963 State (Year) SSN issued: Washington (Before 1951 )

Hannah Minnie Godown1

F, #3259, b. estimated 1880
Last Edited20 May 2017

Family: Elias Sanford Thomas b. 11 March 1874, d. 27 November 1959

SonWilliam Jennings Thomas b. 7 November 1900, d. 15 March 1987
DaughterNina Viola Thomas b. 26 January 1903, d. 28 August 1994
DaughterNeva Thomas b. 16 April 1905, d. 1 May 1994

Biography

BirthHannah Minnie Godown was born estimated 1880 in Iowa.GO2
MarriageShe and Elias Sanford Thomas were married on 7 December 1898 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa.G1,2
NoteSee attached sources.1
Note(Research):Notes for HANNAH MINNIE GODOWN:

Shaw & Sons Funeral Home. Mrs. Hannah Minnie, 96, died Thursday, March 24, 1977, in Madison Fountain Nursing Home, where she had lived since March, 1976. Mrs. Thomas was born in Leando, Iowa, and moved to Tieton nine years ago to live with a daughter, Mrs. Nina V. Thomas.

Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Nina V. Clemans and Mrs. Neva Russell, both of Tieton; a son, William J. Thomas, of Kingsington, Kan.; three grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren; and three nieces. Her husband, Elias Thomas, died in 1959 in Smith Center, Kan. Funeral services and burial will be at Smith Center, Kansas.

More About HANNAH MINNIE GODOWN:
Burial: Fairview cem.
1930 Census1930 Census: 15 April 1930, in Martin Twp., Smith County, KansasG.3
ReadWriteReadWrite: 15 April 1930.2

Citations

  1. [S246] Wanda Lee Clemans Mitchell, Descendants of Elias Ellis, Recipient: Robert L. Adams
  2. [S573] Family: No. 2, 1930 U. S. Census, Enumeration District: 92-21, Household: Elias Sanford Thomas, County: Smith, State: Kansas, Township: Martin Twp, Dwelling: No. 2, Page: 1A (Stamped 160), His age at first marriage was 24; her age at first marriage was 18.
  3. [S573] Family: No. 2, 1930 U. S. Census, Enumeration District: 92-21, Household: Elias Sanford Thomas, County: Smith, State: Kansas, Township: Martin Twp, Dwelling: No. 2, Page: 1A (Stamped 160)

Bryant Riley

M, #3260, b. about 1808
Last Edited29 December 2017

Family: Rebecca Gritton b. about 1807

SonMerrit M Gritton+ b. 8 January 1828, d. 22 May 1872

Biography

BirthBryant Riley was born about 1808.
MarriageHe and Rebecca Gritton were married on 2 February 1828 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO

Laura Lee Stith1

F, #3262, b. estimated 1891, d. after 3 February 1920
Last Edited17 July 2017

Family: Lawrence Everett Fox b. estimated 1888

DaughterEdna Virginia Fox b. 3 February 1920, d. 17 March 2016

Biography

BirthLaura Lee Stith was born estimated 1891.1
MarriageShe and Lawrence Everett Fox were married.
DeathLaura Lee Stith died after 3 February 1920.1
ChristeningLaura Lee Stith was christened in Kentucky.G

Citations

  1. [S1257] Oklahoma. Oklahoma City, Birth Certificates, Birth Certificate, Oklahoma City Health Department, Bureau of Vital Statistics no. 14687 (1920), Edna Virginia Fox.

Elizabeth Gritten

F, #3264, b. 1847
Last Edited25 May 2018

Parents

FatherJohn R. Gritton b. 20 July 1808, d. 3 May 1894
MotherNancy Atkinson b. about 1808, d. 1894

Biography

BirthElizabeth Gritten was born in 1847 in Illinois.G

William H. Price

M, #3265, b. 4 July 1827, d. 6 January 1850
Last Edited25 May 2018

Biography

BirthWilliam H. Price was born on 4 July 1827 in Pike County, Ohio.G
MarriageHe and Mary A Cozart were married in 1850.
DeathWilliam H. Price died on 6 January 1850, at age 22, in Vermilion County, Illinois.G
Note(Research):source portrait and biographical album of vermilion county 1889 page 317.