Adams - Ashby Family History

With connected family names including Baugh, Bell, Fowler, Gravitt, Hart, Hockersmith, Palmer, Stout, and many others.

Grover Everett Ashby1

M, #3426, b. 19 November 1894, d. 17 January 1979
Last Edited22 September 2018

Parents

FatherGeorge Washington Ashby b. 2 August 1852, d. 18 February 1929
MotherMelissa Ann Gravitt b. 18 February 1856, d. 23 August 1913

Family: Loudema Isabella Metcalf b. 29 March 1900, d. August 1993

DaughterSylvia Eva Ashby b. 24 May 1918, d. 22 January 1999
SonGeorge William Ashby b. 1 August 1920, d. 28 April 2011
DaughterMarjorie Lucille Ashby b. 26 June 1923, d. August 1989

Biography

BirthGrover Everett Ashby was born on 19 November 1894 in Vermillion Township, Appanoose County, Iowa.G2,3,4,5,6,7,1,8
Birth Registration for Grover Everett Ashby
MarriageHe and Loudema Isabella Metcalf were married on 4 April 1917 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO9,10,8
DeathGrover Everett Ashby died on 17 January 1979, at age 84.2,3,4
Social SecuritySocial Security: 484-01-0427.4
Reference NumberFind A Grave Memorial# 62844256.
1895 Iowa State Census SonGeorge was [-EventRole] to the 1895 Iowa State Census of George Washington Ashby 1 January 1895 Vermillion Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.11,12,13
1900 Census SonGrover was listed as a son of George W. Ashby on the 1900 U. S. Census.14,12,13
1905 Iowa State Census SonGeorge was [-EventRole] to the 1905 Iowa State Census of George Washington Ashby 1905 Franklin Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.15,12,13
ResidenceHe had a residence in 1905 in Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IowaGO.16
1905 Iowa State Census1905 Iowa State Census: 1905, in Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IowaGO.16
1910 Census SonGeorge was [-EventRole] to the 1910 Census of George Washington Ashby 20 April 1910 Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO.17,12,13
WWI Draft RegistrationWWI Draft Registration: 5 June 1917, in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO.
Grover Everett Ashby World War I Draft Registration
ResidenceHe had a residence on 5 June 1917 in Mystic, Appanoose County, IowaG.
OccupationHe worked as a a meatcutter for W. Jenkins on 5 June 1917 in Mystic, Appanoose County, IowaG.
1915 Iowa State Census1915 Iowa State Census: 1925, in Appanoose County, IowaGO.18
1925 Iowa State CensusGrover was [-EventRole] to the 1925 Iowa State Census of Grover Everett Ashby 1 January 1925 Center Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.8,12,13
ChildGrover was listed as brother of George William Ashby in the obituary of George William Ashby.19,12
ResidenceHe had a residence on 18 February 1929 in Hammond, Lake County, IndianaG.19
1930 Census1930 Census: 11 April 1930, in Hammond, Lake County, IndianaG.20,21
ResidenceHe had a residence on 21 December 1963 in Woodburn, Clarke County, IowaG.22
ResidenceHe had a residence on 24 January 1967 in Lucas, Lucas County, IowaG.23

Citations

  1. [S1158] Ancestry, "Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1999," database, Ancestry, i Ancestryi0, accessed 25 Nov 2017), Grover Everett Ashby; Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830–1950." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
  2. [S73] Ashby Family Genealogy Forum, Url: http://genforum.genealogy.com/ashby, Message 989, posted by Ruthie D on 12 July 2000
  3. [S83] Obtained from Ruth Doty, George Washington ASHBY Family Group Sheet
  4. [S683] Social Security Administration Death Index, GROVER ASHBY
  5. [S347] Appanoose County Iowa Old Age Assistance, Record Type: Compiled list of County Old Age Assistance records, Volume: (the OAA list does not include the date of the record), Page 13
  6. [S548] Family: No. 19, 1895 Iowa Census, Household: George W. Ashby, County: Appanoose, State: Iowa, Township: Vermilion, Dwelling: No. 19, Page: 746, Grover E.Ashby; age 0; and, born in Appanoose, IA.
  7. [S676] Register of Birth of Grover Everett Ashby, Record Type: Register of Births, Subject: Grover Everett Ashby, Number: Book 2, Births Page 8 (Amended No. 6515), Digital copy in possession of Robert L. Adams, Date of Birth 19 Nov 1894 in Vermillion Twp, Appanoose County, Iowa
  8. [S1162] Iowa, 1925 Iowa State Census, population schedule, Center Township, dwelling house number 915, line 113 through 119, Grover E. Ashby household; (ancestry.com)
  9. [S216] 1930 US Census of Lake County, Indiana, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Lake Co., Indiana, First Ward, City of Hammond, North Township, Lake County, Indiana Enumeration District 45-125, Sheet 8A (stamped 38)
  10. [S662] IA County Marriages 1838 - 1934, Url: https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551, name:Grover Ashby event:Marriage event date:04 Apr 1917 event place:Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States age:22 estimated birth year:1895 father:George Ashby mother:Melissa N. Gravitt spouse:Loudema Isabella Metcalf spouse's age:17 spouse's estimated birth year:1900 spouse's father:Wm. Metcalf spouse's mother:Isabella Ann Straight digital folder number:004320754 "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934." Index. FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org : accessed 2012. Citing Iowa Court Clerks. County Marriage Records. County Courthouses in Iowa.
  11. [S960] Iowa, Appanoose, 1895 Iowa State Census, population schedule, Vermillion Township, Appanoose County, Iowa, p. 746, dwelling 19, family 19, line 7, George W. Ashby; (Ancestry.com. : accessed 30 May 2015)
  12. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, George Washington Ashby, 38447801.
  13. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, Melissa Ann Gravitt Ashby, 38447969.
  14. [S762] Iowa, Appanoose County, 1900 U.S. census, i ancestryi0, Digital images, T623, roll 416, Vermilion Township, enumeration district (ED) 0020, sheet 13, p. 125 A, dwelling 254, family 254, George W. Ashby, accessed 10 May 2016
  15. [S1212] Family Search, "Iowa State Census, 1905," database, Family Search, i Family Searchi0, accessed 19 Oct 2017), George W. Ashby; "Iowa State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2W7-BKXW : 23 August 2016), George W Ashby, Appanoose, Iowa, United States; citing card #, State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,430,261.
  16. [S1212] Family Search, "Iowa State Census, 1905," database, Family Search, i Family Searchi0, accessed 20 Oct 2017), Grover Ashby; "Iowa State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2W7-BKB4 : 23 August 2016), Grover Ashby, Appanoose, Iowa, United States; citing card #, State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,430,261.
  17. [S763] Iowa, Appanoose, 1910 U.S. census, i ancestryi0, Digital images, T624, roll T624_390, Centerville, enumeration district (ED) 14, sheet 8 A, p. 97, dwelling 170, family 173, George W. Ashby head of household, accessed 18 May 2016
  18. [S541] Family: No, 1925 Iowa Census, Household: Grover E. Ashby, County: Appanoose, State: Iowa, Dwelling: No.
  19. [S290] Centerville Daily Iowegion & Citizen: Death Summons Geo. W. Ashby, Location: Centerville., Iowa, Copy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  20. [S216] 1930 US Census of Lake County, Indiana, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Lake Co., Indiana, First Ward, City of Hammond, North Township, Lake County, Indiana Enumeration District 45-125, Sheet 8A (stamped 38), Dwelling # 151, Family # 170
  21. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 1 Jun 2017, George William Ashby, 69136795.
  22. [S296] Centerville Iowegion & Citizen: Alice Manson Rites Tuesday, Location: Centerville., Iowa
  23. [S294] Centerville Iowegion & Citizen: Ashby Rites Wednesday, Location: Centerville., Iowa, Copy in possession of Robert L. Adams

Elvin Richard Stout Bills

M, #3427, b. 16 April 1869, d. 17 April 1906
Last Edited15 May 2018

Parents

FatherSpencer William Stout b. 2 June 1838, d. 19 June 1926
MotherLodema Jane Hart b. 3 February 1845, d. 14 November 1887

Family: Deborah Fowler b. 24 May 1874, d. 22 January 1954

DaughterFannie Bills+ b. 1 November 1895, d. 9 July 1978
SonErnest Stevens b. February 1897, d. before 10 July 1978
DaughterElizabeth Bills+ b. September 1899, d. 28 September 1947
DaughterDora Bills+ b. 4 April 1901, d. 29 November 1988
SonGurnie Willard Bills b. 21 December 1904, d. August 1985
Elvin Richard Bills Family On the back of the original: Deborah Bills 31 years; Dora 6 mos; Betty 2 yrs; Fanny 5 yrs; Richard Bills 33 years; Oct 1901 Photo courtesy of Judy Miller Ringgenberg

Biography

BirthElvin Richard Stout Bills was born on 16 April 1869 in Kansas.G1,2,3,4,5
Marriage LicenseHe and Deborah Fowler were licensed to wed on 12 June 1893 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+6,7
Marriage Richard Bills
BilD0004A Richard Bills and De
MarriageElvin Richard Stout Bills and Deborah Fowler were married on 16 June 1893 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO6,8,7,9,5
Richard Bills and Debra Fowler Marriage License and Certificate
MarriageElvin Richard Stout Bills and Deborah Fowler were married on 21 July 1907 in Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaGO+, Name:Debbie Fowler Bills [Debbie Fowler Fowler]
Gender:Female Marital Status:Married Race:White Birth Date:1874 Birth Place:Graysville, MO Marriage Date:21 Jul 1907 Marriage Place:Centerville, Iowa Marriage Age:33 Father:Jacob Fowler Mother:Betty Baugh Spouse:W. S. Stevens FHL Film Number:1007182 Reference ID:2:3LX32XR.10
DeathElvin Richard Stout Bills died on 17 April 1906, at age 37, in Shawville, Appanoose County, IowaG, "Richard Bills, aged 36 who had suffered for a long time with cancer of the stomach, Died Tuesday, April 17 at 5:30 o'clock at his home in Shawville."11,12,13,9
BurialHe was buried in Porter Cemetery, Appanoose County, IowaG, A listing of tombstones in Porter Cemetery on the Appanoose County Rootweb site at http://www.rootsweb.com/~iaappano/porter_cem.htm does not list a tombstone for Elvin Richard Bills.13
NameElvin Richard Stout Bills was also known as E. R. Bills.14
NameHe was also known as Elvin R. Bills.5
NameHe was also known as Elvin Richard Stout.15
Alt. BirthHe has conflicting birth information of April 1869 and IowaGO.
1870 Census Household residentAaron was [-EventRole] to the 1870 Census of Aaron Walter Bills 15 June 1870 South Fork Township, Wayne County, IowaG.16
1870 CensusElvin was [-EventRole] to the 1870 Census of Elvin Richard Stout Bills 15 June 1870 South Fork Township, Wayne County, IowaG.16
1880 Cenus SonFlavius was [-EventRole] to the 1880 Census of Flavius Guy Bills 9 June 1880 Union Township, Putnam County, MissouriG.
1900 CensusElvin was [-EventRole] to the 1900 Census of Elvin Richard Stout Bills 1 June 1900 Elm Township, Putnam County, MissouriGO.5
Bills Elvin Richard 1900 US Census
OccupationHe worked as a Farmer on 1 June 1900 in Elm Township, Putnam County, MissouriGO.5
NeighborJacob was [-EventRole] to the census Neighbor of Jacob Fowler 14 June 1900 Elm Township, Putnam County, MissouriGO.17
1905 Iowa State Census1905 Iowa State Census: 1905, in Bellair Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.
Elvin R. Bills family 1905 Iowa State Census
OccupationHe worked as a a coalminer and a member of Local 2341 of the United Mine Workers of America in 1906 in Shawville, Appanoose County, IowaG.2
Alt. NameAlt. Name: E. R. Bills, on 5 November 1910, in Appanoose County, IowaGO.14

Citations

  1. [S86] Ida Ione Ashby Adams, Several interviews with Ida Adams in 1996., Interviewer: Robert Lynn Adams
  2. [S653] Centerville Iowegian, Location: Centerville, Iowa
  3. [S121] 1870 US Census of Wayne County, Iowa, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Wayne Co., IA, South Fork Township, Page No. 10, Promise City Post Office, Dwelling No. 50, Family No. 52. Elvin Stout is shown as age 1 and born in Kansas
  4. [S225] Index to Early Marriage Records Appanoose County, Iowa 1847 - 1900, Record Number: R929.37778 E12 1986, Book 11, Page 427. He is shown as age 24
  5. [S1185] Missouri, Putnam, 1900 U.S. census, i Ancestryi0, Digital images, T623, enumeration district (ED) 114, sheet 11 B, dwelling 215
  6. [S225] Index to Early Marriage Records Appanoose County, Iowa 1847 - 1900, Record Number: R929.37778 E12 1986, Book 11, Page 427
  7. [S90] Marriage License of Richard Bills and Deba Fowler, Record Type: Marriage License, Photocopy obtained from L & S Bertine in possession of Robert L. Adams.
  8. [S158] MyFamily.com, Inc., Url: http://www.ancestry.com, Original data: Appanoose County, Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900. County court records located at Centerville, Iowa or Family History Library #1007081-1007179
  9. [S1167] Iowa. Centerville, i Centerville daily Iowegiani0, "Mrs. Stevens, 83 Dies Monday," 26 January 1954, p. 1, col. 4; digital images, i THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIANi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 12 Jan 2017), THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIAN.
  10. [S1168] FamilySearch, "Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996," database, Ancestry, i Ancestryi0, Marriage of Deborah Fowler and W. S. Stevens; Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.
  11. [S86] Ida Ione Ashby Adams, Several interviews with Ida Adams in 1996., Interviewer: Robert Lynn Adams, He died of cancer when Fannie was about 10 years old.
  12. [S305] Centerville Daily Iowegian: Mrs. Stevens, 83 Dies Monday, Location: Centerville, IA, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  13. [S115] Semi-Weekly Iowegian: Richard Bills Died at Shawville, April 17, Location: Centerville, Iowa, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  14. [S1193] Family Search, "Iowa County marriages, 1838-1934," database, Family Search, i Family Searchi0, Marriage of Fannie Bills and Edward Heavlin; Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database, FamilySearch citing reference p 300 cn 7793, county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 378,755.
  15. [S66] LTR Sally Bertine
  16. [S1182] 1870 U.S. census, i Ancestryi0, Digital images, M593, roll M593_425, South Fork Township, p. 344B, dwelling 50, family 52, Aaron W. Bills household
  17. [S120] 1900 US Census of Putnam County, MO, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Putnam Co., MO, Elm Township, Sheet No. 11 (963), Supervisor's District 142, Enumeration District 114, Dwelling Number 214, Family Number 214

Deborah Fowler1,2

F, #3428, b. 24 May 1874, d. 22 January 1954
Last Edited15 May 2018

Parents

FatherJacob Fowler b. 9 June 1832, d. 22 June 1912
MotherElizabeth A. Baugh b. 17 March 1835, d. 18 December 1909

Family 1: Elvin Richard Stout Bills b. 16 April 1869, d. 17 April 1906

DaughterFannie Bills+ b. 1 November 1895, d. 9 July 1978
SonErnest Stevens b. February 1897, d. before 10 July 1978
DaughterElizabeth Bills+ b. September 1899, d. 28 September 1947
DaughterDora Bills+ b. 4 April 1901, d. 29 November 1988
SonGurnie Willard Bills b. 21 December 1904, d. August 1985

Family 2: William Marshall Stevens b. 1875, d. 1943

SonKenneth R. Stevens b. about 1903, d. after 7 May 1910
DaughterLola Francis Stevens b. 30 May 1908, d. before 9 July 1978
DaughterLelah Verada Stevens b. 16 October 1909, d. 8 April 1913
DaughterVera Lucille Stevens b. 7 April 1913, d. before 10 July 1978
SonTed Stevens b. 28 January 1915, d. 24 February 1983
Elvin Richard Stout (Bills) Family Photo courtesy of Judy Miller Ringgenberg
Deborah Fowler with Pipe Photo courtesy of Judy Miller Ringgenberg
Deborah Fowler Bills Stevens age 83 Photo courtesy of Judy Miller Ringgenberg

Biography

BirthDeborah Fowler was born on 24 May 1874 in Graysville, Putnam County, Missouri.G1
Marriage LicenseShe and Elvin Richard Stout Bills were licensed to wed on 12 June 1893 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+3,4
Marriage Richard Bills
BilD0004A Richard Bills and De
MarriageDeborah Fowler and Elvin Richard Stout Bills were married on 16 June 1893 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO3,5,4,6,7
Richard Bills and Debra Fowler Marriage License and Certificate
Marriage LicenseDeborah Fowler and William Marshall Stevens were licensed to wed on 20 July 1907 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO, Stamped number 594 Marriage Record, Number 17, Appanoose County, Iowa
Marriage License Number 6312 Issued July 20, 1907
W. S. Stevens Age 32 Debbie Bills Age 33
AFFIDAVIT I, P. F. Ash, of Appanoose County, State of Iowa Age [left blank] do solemnly swear that I am acquainted with WS Stevens and Debbie Bills who are parties for the marriage of which a license is applied for, that said WS Stevens is of the age 32 years and upward, of sound ... mind and unmarried, that said
Debbie Bills is the age of 33 years and upwards, of sound ... mind and unmarried and that there is no legal impediment to said ... entering the marriage state, to the best of my knowledge, information, and ....... the issue of said license. Subscribed and sworn to by P. F. Ash before me July 20, 1917.
Signed [unreadable] Clerk of the District Court
ISSUE OF LICENSE
application being made this day by W. S. Stevens himself aged aged 32 years and Debbie Bills aged 33 years, and is appearing by affidavit P. F. Ash that the said parties are of .... Age and could ... To Mary, the........ to wit: Signed [unreadable] Clerk of the District Court
MARRIAGE LICENSE STATE OF IOWA, APPANOOSE COUNTY, SS. Office of the clerk of the District Court. License hereby granted to any person authorized to perform marriage ..... In the .... To join in marriage W S Stevens and Debbie Bills of the County aforesaid: and the person joining them in marriage is required to make return of the .... Fix the seal of the District Court of said County, in any office Centerville in said County the 20th day of July A. D. 1907.8
Marriage affidavit and license for Debbie Bills and W. S. Stevens
MarriageDeborah Fowler and Elvin Richard Stout Bills were married on 21 July 1907 in Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaGO+, Name:Debbie Fowler Bills [Debbie Fowler Fowler]
Gender:Female Marital Status:Married Race:White Birth Date:1874 Birth Place:Graysville, MO Marriage Date:21 Jul 1907 Marriage Place:Centerville, Iowa Marriage Age:33 Father:Jacob Fowler Mother:Betty Baugh Spouse:W. S. Stevens FHL Film Number:1007182 Reference ID:2:3LX32XR.1
MarriageDeborah Fowler and William Marshall Stevens were married on 21 July 1907 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO9,1,8,10,11,6,12
REGISTER OF MARRIAGE and CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE for WS Stevens and Debbie Bills
WidowDeborah Fowler became a widow upon the death of Elvin Richard Stout Bills on 17 April 1906 in Shawville, Appanoose County, Iowa.G13,14,15,6
DeathDeborah Fowler died on 22 January 1954, at age 79, in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+6
BurialShe was buried in January 1954 in Mt. Ararat Cemetary, Appanoose County, Iowa.G6
NameDeborah Fowler was also known as Dela Fowler.3
Alt. BirthShe has conflicting birth information.3
AnecdoteAnecdote.16
Alt. BirthShe has conflicting birth information of March 1870 and MissouriG.
Alt. BirthShe has conflicting birth information of 1871 and Putnam County, MissouriGO.17,18
1880 Census DaughterJacob was [-EventRole] to the 1880 Census of Jacob Fowler 17 June 1880 Liberty Township, Putnam County, MissouriGO.19,2
1900 Census WifeElvin was [-EventRole] to the 1900 Census of Elvin Richard Stout Bills 1 June 1900 Elm Township, Putnam County, MissouriGO.7
Bills Elvin Richard 1900 US Census
CensusDeborah was [-EventRole] to the census of Deborah Fowler 1 June 1900 Elm Township, Putnam County, MissouriGO.
Bills Elvin Richard 1900 US Census
1905 Census Household MemberElvin was [-EventRole] to the 1905 Iowa State Census of Elvin Richard Stout Bills 1905 Bellair Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.
Elvin R. Bills family 1905 Iowa State Census
1910 Census WifeWilliam was [-EventRole] to the 1910 Census of William Marshall Stevens 7 May 1910 Caldwell Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.12,20
1915 Iowa State Census1915 Iowa State Census: 1925, in Center Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.21
Alt. DeathShe has conflicting death information of 25 January 1954 and Phillips Nursing Home, Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaG.14
FowD006 Debra Fowler Stevens O
ObituaryObituary: 26 January 1954, in Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaGO+.14,20

Citations

  1. [S1168] FamilySearch, "Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996," database, Ancestry, i Ancestryi0, Marriage of Deborah Fowler and W. S. Stevens; Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.
  2. [S1154] Missouri, Putnam, 1800 U.S. census, i Ancestryi0, Digital images, M32, roll 711, Liberty Township, p. 474B, line 10 through 19, Jacob Fowler household
  3. [S225] Index to Early Marriage Records Appanoose County, Iowa 1847 - 1900, Record Number: R929.37778 E12 1986, Book 11, Page 427
  4. [S90] Marriage License of Richard Bills and Deba Fowler, Record Type: Marriage License, Photocopy obtained from L & S Bertine in possession of Robert L. Adams.
  5. [S158] MyFamily.com, Inc., Url: http://www.ancestry.com, Original data: Appanoose County, Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900. County court records located at Centerville, Iowa or Family History Library #1007081-1007179
  6. [S1167] Iowa. Centerville, i Centerville daily Iowegiani0, "Mrs. Stevens, 83 Dies Monday," 26 January 1954, p. 1, col. 4; digital images, i THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIANi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 12 Jan 2017), THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIAN.
  7. [S1185] Missouri, Putnam, 1900 U.S. census, i Ancestryi0, Digital images, T623, enumeration district (ED) 114, sheet 11 B, dwelling 215
  8. [S1169] Marriage Affidavit/License, W. S. Stevens-Debbie Bills, 1907
  9. [S311] Marriage License and Certificate of Debbie Bills and W. S. Stevens, Record Type: Marriage Certificate, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  10. [S935] Ancestry.com, "U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 ." Database and images, (Ancestry.com); William Marshall Stevens; United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls.
  11. [S86] Ida Ione Ashby Adams, Several interviews with Ida Adams in 1996., Interviewer: Robert Lynn Adams
  12. [S763] Iowa, Appanoose, 1910 U.S. census, i ancestryi0, Digital images, T624, roll T624_390, Caldwell Township, enumeration district (ED) 0013, sheet 12 A, p. 82 [stamped] 1499 [written], dwelling 239, family 243, William M. Stevens Household
  13. [S86] Ida Ione Ashby Adams, Several interviews with Ida Adams in 1996., Interviewer: Robert Lynn Adams, He died of cancer when Fannie was about 10 years old.
  14. [S305] Centerville Daily Iowegian: Mrs. Stevens, 83 Dies Monday, Location: Centerville, IA, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  15. [S115] Semi-Weekly Iowegian: Richard Bills Died at Shawville, April 17, Location: Centerville, Iowa, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  16. [S212] Judy Ringgenberg, Email from Judy Ringgenberg, Recipient: Robert L. Adams, Author E-mail: Judy Ringgenberg, Wed 2/26/2003 6:08 PM
  17. [S311] Marriage License and Certificate of Debbie Bills and W. S. Stevens, Record Type: Marriage Certificate, The marriage registers gives Graysville, Mo. and the bride's place of birth.
  18. [S1170] Edmund West, "Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records," database, Ancestry, i Ancestryi0, accessed 13 Jan 2017), Deborah Fowler Birth; Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Individual Records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
  19. [S119] 1880 US Census of Putnam County, MO, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Putnam Co., MO, Liberty Township, Page 22, Supervisor's District 5, Enumeration District 205 Dwelling 209, Lines 10 -19
  20. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 18 Aug 2017, Gurnie W. Bills, 68475612.
  21. [S572] Family: No, 1925 Iowa Census, Household: William Stevens, County: Appanoose, State: Iowa, Township: Center Township, Dwelling: No.

William Marshall Stevens1,2,3

M, #3429, b. 1875, d. 1943
Last Edited20 January 2018

Parents

Family: Deborah Fowler b. 24 May 1874, d. 22 January 1954

SonKenneth R. Stevens b. about 1903, d. after 7 May 1910
DaughterLola Francis Stevens b. 30 May 1908, d. before 9 July 1978
DaughterLelah Verada Stevens b. 16 October 1909, d. 8 April 1913
DaughterVera Lucille Stevens b. 7 April 1913, d. before 10 July 1978
SonTed Stevens b. 28 January 1915, d. 24 February 1983

Biography

BirthWilliam Marshall Stevens was born in 1875 in Salina, Saline County, Kansas.G4,3
Marriage LicenseHe and Deborah Fowler were licensed to wed on 20 July 1907 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO, Stamped number 594 Marriage Record, Number 17, Appanoose County, Iowa
Marriage License Number 6312 Issued July 20, 1907
W. S. Stevens Age 32 Debbie Bills Age 33
AFFIDAVIT I, P. F. Ash, of Appanoose County, State of Iowa Age [left blank] do solemnly swear that I am acquainted with WS Stevens and Debbie Bills who are parties for the marriage of which a license is applied for, that said WS Stevens is of the age 32 years and upward, of sound ... mind and unmarried, that said
Debbie Bills is the age of 33 years and upwards, of sound ... mind and unmarried and that there is no legal impediment to said ... entering the marriage state, to the best of my knowledge, information, and ....... the issue of said license. Subscribed and sworn to by P. F. Ash before me July 20, 1917.
Signed [unreadable] Clerk of the District Court
ISSUE OF LICENSE
application being made this day by W. S. Stevens himself aged aged 32 years and Debbie Bills aged 33 years, and is appearing by affidavit P. F. Ash that the said parties are of .... Age and could ... To Mary, the........ to wit: Signed [unreadable] Clerk of the District Court
MARRIAGE LICENSE STATE OF IOWA, APPANOOSE COUNTY, SS. Office of the clerk of the District Court. License hereby granted to any person authorized to perform marriage ..... In the .... To join in marriage W S Stevens and Debbie Bills of the County aforesaid: and the person joining them in marriage is required to make return of the .... Fix the seal of the District Court of said County, in any office Centerville in said County the 20th day of July A. D. 1907.5
Marriage affidavit and license for Debbie Bills and W. S. Stevens
MarriageWilliam Marshall Stevens and Deborah Fowler were married on 21 July 1907 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO4,6,5,1,7,8,3
REGISTER OF MARRIAGE and CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE for WS Stevens and Debbie Bills
DeathWilliam Marshall Stevens died in 1943, at age ~68, in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+
NameWilliam Marshall Stevens was also known as William S. Stevens.
1910 CensusWilliam was [-EventRole] to the 1910 Census of William Marshall Stevens 7 May 1910 Caldwell Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.3,9
OccupationHe was employed on 12 September 1918 in Appanoose County, IowaGO.1
WWI Draft RegistrationWWI Draft Registration: 12 September 1918, in Appanoose County, IowaGO.1
William Marshall Stevens WWI Draft Registration
Census HeadWilliam was [-EventRole] to the census Head of William Marshall Stevens 16 January 1920 Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO.10,9,11
1915 Iowa State Census1915 Iowa State Census: 1925, in Center Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.12
Census HeadWilliam was [-EventRole] to the census Head of William Marshall Stevens 10 April 1930 Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO.13
1930 Census of the William S. Stevens family

Citations

  1. [S935] Ancestry.com, "U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 ." Database and images, (Ancestry.com); William Marshall Stevens; United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. M1509, 4,582 rolls.
  2. [S1158] Ancestry, "Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1999," database, Ancestry, i Ancestryi0, accessed 13 Jan 2017), Birth of Lola Frances Stevens; Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830–1950." Index. FamilySearch.
  3. [S763] Iowa, Appanoose, 1910 U.S. census, i ancestryi0, Digital images, T624, roll T624_390, Caldwell Township, enumeration district (ED) 0013, sheet 12 A, p. 82 [stamped] 1499 [written], dwelling 239, family 243, William M. Stevens Household
  4. [S311] Marriage License and Certificate of Debbie Bills and W. S. Stevens, Record Type: Marriage Certificate, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  5. [S1169] Marriage Affidavit/License, W. S. Stevens-Debbie Bills, 1907
  6. [S1168] FamilySearch, "Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996," database, Ancestry, i Ancestryi0, Marriage of Deborah Fowler and W. S. Stevens; Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.
  7. [S86] Ida Ione Ashby Adams, Several interviews with Ida Adams in 1996., Interviewer: Robert Lynn Adams
  8. [S1167] Iowa. Centerville, i Centerville daily Iowegiani0, "Mrs. Stevens, 83 Dies Monday," 26 January 1954, p. 1, col. 4; digital images, i THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIANi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 12 Jan 2017), THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIAN.
  9. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 18 Aug 2017, Gurnie W. Bills, 68475612.
  10. [S2] 1920 US Census of Appanoose County, Iowa., Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Appanoose Co., IA, City of Centerville, Supervisor's Districtt 8, Enumeration District 17, Sheet 18A, Dwelling No. 439, Family No. 449, 603 South 16th Street
  11. [S1309] Social Security Administration, "U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014," database, entry for Gurnie Bills, 1985, SS no. 333-05-0408, accessed 31 Jan 2018
  12. [S572] Family: No, 1925 Iowa Census, Household: William Stevens, County: Appanoose, State: Iowa, Township: Center Township, Dwelling: No.
  13. [S117] 1930 US Census of Appanoose County, Iowa, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Appanoose Co., Iowa, Centerville City, 3rd Ward, Enumeration District 4-8, Supervisor's District 14, Sheet 11 B, 1717 So. 19th St., Dwelling No. 273, Family No. 251

Effie Maud Cox

F, #3430, b. about 1882, d. after 1900
Last Edited15 September 2016

Biography

BirthEffie Maud Cox was born about 1882.
MarriageShe and Robert John Adams were married on 31 October 1900 in Kansas City, Wyandette County, Kansas.G1
DeathEffie Maud Cox died after 1900.
HeirRobert was named as an heir in the will of Robert John Adams on 9 August 1949 in Des Moines, Polk County, IowaGO+.2,3,4,5,6
Robert John Adams Will

Citations

  1. [S205] United States of America Petition For Naturalization, Volume: Book 90, Pages: 1073, The Oath of Allegiance on the Petition was sworn to in open court on 30th day of April, 1945. The Petition was granted on April 30, 1945. In possession of Robert L. Adams
  2. [S92] Last Will and Testamant of Robert John Adams, Testator: Robert John Adams, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  3. [S1208] Obituary, "Julia Elfstrom," 6 August 1990, p. 2, col. 1; digital images, i The Digital Archives of the Centerville Iowegiani0  http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : ).
  4. [S1208] Obituary, "Robert Adams," 1 October 1981, p. 2, col. 4; digital images, i The Digital Archives of the Centerville Iowegiani0  http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : ).
  5. [S1208] Obituary, "Dorothy Hart Dies in Accident," 24 March 1980, p. 1, col. 4; digital images, i The Digital Archives of the Centerville Iowegiani0  http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : ).
  6. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 04 Aug 2018, James Creed "Jim" Hart, 17210677.

Elizabeth Bills1,2

F, #3435, b. September 1899, d. 28 September 1947
Last Edited3 February 2018

Parents

FatherElvin Richard Stout Bills b. 16 April 1869, d. 17 April 1906
MotherDeborah Fowler b. 24 May 1874, d. 22 January 1954

Family: Louie Hurt d. after 29 September 1949

DaughterEllen Deborah Hurt b. 15 April 1919, d. 2 February 2005
Stout, E. Richard Bills family

Biography

BirthElizabeth Bills was born in September 1899 in Missouri.G1
MarriageShe and Louie Hurt were married estimated 1919.3,2
DeathElizabeth Bills died on 28 September 1947, at age ~48, in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+4,2
Elizabeth (Betty) Bills Hurt Obituary
BurialShe was buried on 30 September 1947 in Mt. Ararat Cemetary, Appanoose County, Iowa.G2
NameElizabeth Bills was also known as Betty Bills.2
Reference NumberFind A Grave Memorial# 36790508.
Alt. BirthShe has conflicting birth information of September 1899 and MissouriG.
1900 Census DaughterElvin was [-EventRole] to the 1900 Census of Elvin Richard Stout Bills 1 June 1900 Elm Township, Putnam County, MissouriGO.5
Bills Elvin Richard 1900 US Census
1910 Census StepdaughterWilliam was [-EventRole] to the 1910 Census of William Marshall Stevens 7 May 1910 Caldwell Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.6,7
ResidenceShe had a residence on 28 September 1947 in Bynumville, Sheraton County, MissouriG.2
ObituaryObituary: 29 September 1949, in Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaGO+.2

Citations

  1. [S1185] Missouri, Putnam, 1900 U.S. census, i Ancestryi0, Digital images, T623, roll 883, enumeration district (ED) 114, sheet 11 B, dwelling 215, family 215, Elvin R. [Stout] Bills household
  2. [S1166] Iowa. Centerville, i CENTERVILLE DAILY IOWEGIANi0, "MRS. BETTY HURT CALLED BY DEATH," 29 September 1947, p. 1, col. 4; digital images, i THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIANi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 12 Jan 2017), THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIAN.
  3. [S114] Centerville Iowegian (probable): Fanny Ashby, Location: Centerville, Iowa, Copy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  4. [S985] Iowa. Centerville, i Fanny Ashbyi0, "Fanny Ashby," July 10, 1978, p. 2, col. 1; digital images, i deathsi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 23 Feb 2016), THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE Centerville Iowegian.
  5. [S1185] Missouri, Putnam, 1900 U.S. census, i Ancestryi0, Digital images, T623, enumeration district (ED) 114, sheet 11 B, dwelling 215
  6. [S763] Iowa, Appanoose, 1910 U.S. census, i ancestryi0, Digital images, T624, roll T624_390, Caldwell Township, enumeration district (ED) 0013, sheet 12 A, p. 82 [stamped] 1499 [written], dwelling 239, family 243, William M. Stevens Household
  7. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 18 Aug 2017, Gurnie W. Bills, 68475612.

Dora Bills1

F, #3436, b. 4 April 1901, d. 29 November 1988
Last Edited29 March 2018

Parents

FatherElvin Richard Stout Bills b. 16 April 1869, d. 17 April 1906
MotherDeborah Fowler b. 24 May 1874, d. 22 January 1954

Family: Joseph William Henderson b. 13 March 1895, d. September 1970

DaughterDorothy Henderson+ b. 23 April 1922, d. 26 May 2008
BilP0003 Joe Henderson, Dora a
Stout, E. Richard Bills family

Biography

BirthDora Bills was born on 4 April 1901 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO1
MarriageShe and Joseph William Henderson were married.2
WitnessDora Bills witnessed the death of Elizabeth Bills on 28 September 1947 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+3,4
Elizabeth (Betty) Bills Hurt Obituary
DeathDora Bills died on 29 November 1988, at age 87, in Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.GO1
BurialShe was buried in Memorial Park, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.GO2
Reference NumberFind A Grave Memorial# 43843670.
AnecdoteAnecdote.5
1870 Census Household residentAaron was [-EventRole] to the 1870 Census of Aaron Walter Bills 15 June 1870 South Fork Township, Wayne County, IowaG.6
1905 Census Household MemberElvin was [-EventRole] to the 1905 Iowa State Census of Elvin Richard Stout Bills 1905 Bellair Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.
Elvin R. Bills family 1905 Iowa State Census
1910 Census StepdaughterWilliam was [-EventRole] to the 1910 Census of William Marshall Stevens 7 May 1910 Caldwell Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.7,8
ResidenceShe had a residence on 28 September 1947 in Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaGO+.4
Social SecuritySocial Security: 484-24-6341, before 1951, in IowaGO.1
ResidenceShe had a residence on 25 January 1954 in Newton, Jasper County, IowaGO.9

Citations

  1. [S1309] Social Security Administration, "U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014," database, entry for Dora Henderson, 1988, SS no. 484-24-6341, accessed 01 Feb 2018
  2. [S14] Robert Lynn Adams, Personal Knowledge of Robert Lynn Adams
  3. [S985] Iowa. Centerville, i Fanny Ashbyi0, "Fanny Ashby," July 10, 1978, p. 2, col. 1; digital images, i deathsi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 23 Feb 2016), THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE Centerville Iowegian.
  4. [S1166] Iowa. Centerville, i CENTERVILLE DAILY IOWEGIANi0, "MRS. BETTY HURT CALLED BY DEATH," 29 September 1947, p. 1, col. 4; digital images, i THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIANi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 12 Jan 2017), THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIAN.
  5. [S212] Judy Ringgenberg, Email from Judy Ringgenberg, Recipient: Robert L. Adams, Author E-mail: Judy Ringgenberg, Wed 2/26/2003 6:08 PM
  6. [S1182] 1870 U.S. census, i Ancestryi0, Digital images, M593, roll M593_425, South Fork Township, p. 344B, dwelling 50, family 52, Aaron W. Bills household
  7. [S763] Iowa, Appanoose, 1910 U.S. census, i ancestryi0, Digital images, T624, roll T624_390, Caldwell Township, enumeration district (ED) 0013, sheet 12 A, p. 82 [stamped] 1499 [written], dwelling 239, family 243, William M. Stevens Household
  8. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 18 Aug 2017, Gurnie W. Bills, 68475612.
  9. [S305] Centerville Daily Iowegian: Mrs. Stevens, 83 Dies Monday, Location: Centerville, IA, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams

Gurnie Willard Bills1,2,3,4

M, #3437, b. 21 December 1904, d. August 1985
Last Edited2 September 2018

Parents

FatherElvin Richard Stout Bills b. 16 April 1869, d. 17 April 1906
MotherDeborah Fowler b. 24 May 1874, d. 22 January 1954

Biography

BirthGurnie Willard Bills was born on 21 December 1904 in Brazil, Appanoose County, Iowa.G1,2,5,3
Birth Certificate of Gurnnie Willard Bills
MarriageHe and Jessie Edna Mickey were married.4
MarriageGurnie Willard Bills and Ruth A. were married.3,4
MarriageGurnie Willard Bills and Opal Way were married on 9 January 1926 in Mystic, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.G5,5
WitnessGurnie Willard Bills witnessed the death of Elizabeth Bills on 28 September 1947 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+6,7
Elizabeth (Betty) Bills Hurt Obituary
DeathGurnie Willard Bills died in August 1985, at age 80, in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa.G2,3
BurialHe was buried in 1985 in Davenport Memorial Park, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa.G3,2
NameGurnie Willard Bills was also known as Gurnie Bills.5
Reference NumberFind A Grave Memorial# 68475577.
ResidenceHe had a residence.8
1905 Census Household MemberElvin was [-EventRole] to the 1905 Iowa State Census of Elvin Richard Stout Bills 1905 Bellair Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.
Elvin R. Bills family 1905 Iowa State Census
1910 Census StepsonWilliam was [-EventRole] to the 1910 Census of William Marshall Stevens 7 May 1910 Caldwell Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.9,3
ResidenceHe had a residence on 30 July 1938 in Davenport, Scott County, IowaG.4
Military ServiceHe served in the military on 17 June 1942 in Des Moines, Polk County, IowaGO+.8
ResidenceHe had a residence on 28 September 1947 in Davenport, Scott County, IowaG.2
ResidenceHe had a residence on 25 January 1954 in Bettendorf, Scott County, IowaG.10,3,2
ResidenceHe had a residence on 9 July 1978 in Davenport, Scott County, IowaG.6,3,2
ResidenceHe had a residence in August 1985 in Davenport, Scott County, IowaG.2

Citations

  1. [S1131] Iowa. Appanoose, Birth Certificates, Stamped Signature Of State Registrar Walter S Bierring M. D. Stamped date received An Date Filed November 15, 1943, Birth Certificate-Affidavit no. 179015 (1943), Gurnnie Willard Bills.
  2. [S1309] Social Security Administration, "U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014," database, entry for Gurnie Bills, 1985, SS no. 333-05-0408, accessed 31 Jan 2018
  3. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 18 Aug 2017, Gurnie W. Bills, 68475612.
  4. [S1250] Iowa. ancestry, Digital Images of Marriage Certificates Ancestry, Iowa Marriage Records 1880-1940." marriage certificate (1938), Bills-Tharp.
  5. [S1267] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937, Marriage of: Gurnnie Bills and Opal Way
  6. [S985] Iowa. Centerville, i Fanny Ashbyi0, "Fanny Ashby," July 10, 1978, p. 2, col. 1; digital images, i deathsi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 23 Feb 2016), THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE Centerville Iowegian.
  7. [S1166] Iowa. Centerville, i CENTERVILLE DAILY IOWEGIANi0, "MRS. BETTY HURT CALLED BY DEATH," 29 September 1947, p. 1, col. 4; digital images, i THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIANi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 12 Jan 2017), THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIAN.
  8. [S1372] Ancestry, "Iowa, World War II Bonus Case Files 1947-1954." Database and images, (ancestry.com : accessed 02 Sep 2018); Service of Gurnie W. Bills; Original data: WWII Bonus Case Files. State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa.
  9. [S763] Iowa, Appanoose, 1910 U.S. census, i ancestryi0, Digital images, T624, roll T624_390, Caldwell Township, enumeration district (ED) 0013, sheet 12 A, p. 82 [stamped] 1499 [written], dwelling 239, family 243, William M. Stevens Household
  10. [S305] Centerville Daily Iowegian: Mrs. Stevens, 83 Dies Monday, Location: Centerville, IA, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams

Alice Dessier Ashby1,2

F, #3438, b. 4 November 1886, d. 21 December 1963
Last Edited22 September 2018

Parents

FatherGeorge Washington Ashby b. 2 August 1852, d. 18 February 1929
MotherMelissa Ann Gravitt b. 18 February 1856, d. 23 August 1913

Family: Thomas Gibson Manson b. 29 August 1887, d. 1951

DaughterWilma Lucile Manson b. estimated 1906
SonWilliam I. Manson b. 19 November 1916, d. 14 February 1991

Biography

BirthAlice Dessier Ashby was born on 4 November 1886 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+1,3,4,5,6,2
Marriage LicenseShe and Thomas Gibson Manson were licensed to wed on 16 June 1906 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO7
Marriage Affidavit and License for T. G. Manson and Dessie Ashby
MarriageAlice Dessier Ashby and Thomas Gibson Manson were married on 16 June 1906 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO8,9,4,7
Register of Marriage and Marriage Certificate of Dessie Ashby and T. G. Manson
DeathAlice Dessier Ashby died on 21 December 1963, at age 77, in St Anthony's Hospital, Rock Island, Rock Island County, IllinoisG, She died of blood pressure and heart problems.3,4
BurialShe was buried on 24 December 1963 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, Iowa.G4
NameAlice Dessier Ashby was also known as Dessie Ashby.
1895 Iowa State Census DaughterGeorge was [-EventRole] to the 1895 Iowa State Census of George Washington Ashby 1 January 1895 Vermillion Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.10,11,12
1900 Census DaughterAlice was listed as a daughter of George W. Ashby on the 1900 U. S. Census.13,11,12
OccupationShe worked as a at school on 22 June 1900 in VermillionTownship, Appanoose, IowaG.
CensusAlice was [-EventRole] to the census of Alice Dessier Ashby 22 June 1900 VermillionTownship, Appanoose, IowaG.14
Ashby George W.-1853 1900-Cens
1905 Iowa State Census DaughterGeorge was [-EventRole] to the 1905 Iowa State Census of George Washington Ashby 1905 Franklin Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.15,11,12
ResidenceShe had a residence in 1905 in Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IowaGO.16
1905 Iowa State Census1905 Iowa State Census: 1905, in Cincinnati, Appanoose County, IowaGO.16
ChildGeorge was [-EventRole] to the obituary of George Washington Ashby 18 February 1929 Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaGO+.17,11
ResidenceShe had a residence on 18 February 1929 in Appanoose County, IowaGO.17
ObituaryObituary: 23 December 1963, in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO.4
Obituary of Alice O. Ashby Manson (Newspaper page).

Citations

  1. [S1244] "Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947," database, Ancestry, i Ancestryi0, Birth of Alice Dessier Ashby; Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1857-1947.
  2. [S1260] County District Court, "Iowa County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch, i FamilySearchi0, accessed 27 Jan 2018), Alice Dessier Ashby; "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XV8Q-JJV : 20 May 2016), Alice Dessier Ashby, 04 Nov 1886; citing Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,007,185.
  3. [S83] Obtained from Ruth Doty, George Washington ASHBY Family Group Sheet
  4. [S296] Centerville Iowegion & Citizen: Alice Manson Rites Tuesday, Location: Centerville., Iowa
  5. [S309] Marriage License and Certificate of Dessie Ashby and Thomas G. Manson, Record Type: Marriage Certificate, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams, The register of Marriage gives her age as 20 and place of birth as Centerville, IA
  6. [S548] Family: No. 19, 1895 Iowa Census, Household: George W. Ashby, County: Appanoose, State: Iowa, Township: Vermilion, Dwelling: No. 19, Page: 746, Alice O. Ashby; age 8 and born in Appanoose IA.
  7. [S309] Marriage License and Certificate of Dessie Ashby and Thomas G. Manson, Record Type: Marriage Certificate
  8. [S86] Ida Ione Ashby Adams, Several interviews with Ida Adams in 1996., Interviewer: Robert Lynn Adams
  9. [S101] The Bertine - Harper Web Site, Url: no longer available online, Appanoose Co., IA Marriage Records, Book 17, page 275 cited as source
  10. [S960] Iowa, Appanoose, 1895 Iowa State Census, population schedule, Vermillion Township, Appanoose County, Iowa, p. 746, dwelling 19, family 19, line 7, George W. Ashby; (Ancestry.com. : accessed 30 May 2015)
  11. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, George Washington Ashby, 38447801.
  12. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, Melissa Ann Gravitt Ashby, 38447969.
  13. [S762] Iowa, Appanoose County, 1900 U.S. census, i ancestryi0, Digital images, T623, roll 416, Vermilion Township, enumeration district (ED) 0020, sheet 13, p. 125 A, dwelling 254, family 254, George W. Ashby, accessed 10 May 2016
  14. [S79] Compiler: Heritage Quest, Family Quest Archives, T624-390 1920 Iowa, Subject: Appanoose County Iowa, Heritage Quest Digital Microfile T623\416\PART2\125A; Enumeration District 20 Sheet 13(Stamped 125A); Location 254/254
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  16. [S1212] Family Search, "Iowa State Census, 1905," database, Family Search, i Family Searchi0, accessed 20 Oct 2017), Alice D. Ashby; "Iowa State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2W7-BKLL : 23 August 2016), Dessie Ashby, Appanoose, Iowa, United States; citing card #, State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,430,261.
  17. [S290] Centerville Daily Iowegion & Citizen: Death Summons Geo. W. Ashby, Location: Centerville., Iowa, Copy in possession of Robert L. Adams

Dorothy Henderson1

F, #3439, b. 23 April 1922, d. 26 May 2008
Last Edited15 May 2018

Parents

FatherJoseph William Henderson b. 13 March 1895, d. September 1970
MotherDora Bills b. 4 April 1901, d. 29 November 1988

Family: Edward Murray Miller b. 23 October 1917, d. 9 November 1978

DaughterJoyce Miller b. 25 February 1954, d. 3 January 2008
Dorothy D. Henderson Miller

Biography

BirthDorothy Henderson was born on 23 April 1922 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+1
MarriageShe and Edward Murray Miller were married on 29 June 1940 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO1
DeathDorothy Henderson died on 26 May 2008, at age 86, in USA Health Care, Newton, Jasper County, IowaG, Pence Reese Funeral Home website
downloaded 27 May 2008

Mrs. Dorothy D. Miller

Dorothy D. Miller
Newton
Funeral services for Dorothy D. Miller of Newton, will be 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2008 at the Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home in Newton.
A visitation with the family will be held from 1:00 p.m. till service time on Saturday, at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home.

Dorothy D. Miller, 86, daughter of William Joseph and Dora Ann (Bills) Henderson, was born April 23, 1922 in Centerville, Iowa.
She was a graduate of the Centerville Senior High School, Class of 1940.

On June 29, 1940, Dorothy was united in marriage with Edward Murray Miller in Centerville, Iowa. They moved to Newton, Iowa area in 1950.
She had devoted her life to her husband and family, and was a very active member of the First Christian Church in Newton; a past member of the Lady Elks,
Women of the Moose and Skiff Hospital Auxiliary. Dorothy was employed in the office at Skiff Medical Center in Newton, and for twenty-five years in the
office of Dr. Frank and Dorothy Forsythe, retiring in 1985. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Dorothy died on Monday morning, May 26, 2008 at the USA Health Care in Newton, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Murray;
a daughter Joyce White; and her two sisters.

Those left to honor Dorothy's memory include her daughter: Judy (Ron) Ringgenberg of Oskaloosa, Iowa; her son Jim Miller of Scottsdale, Arizona;
her son-in-law Dave White of Newton, Iowa; her four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren; her six great-grandchildren and seven step great-grandchildren;
a good friend Dick Roberts of Newton; and her many other good neighbors and friends.

Memorials in Dorothy's name are being designated to the First Christian Church in Newton.1
BurialShe was buried on 31 May 2008 in Memorial Park, Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.GO
Reference NumberFind A Grave Memorial# 49853919.
Religious AffiliationShe was a very active member of the First Christian Church. in Newton, Jasper County, IowaGO.2
ResidenceShe had a residence in 1950 in Newton, Jasper County, IowaGO.2
WitnessEdward witnessed the residence of Edward Murray Miller in 1950 in Newton, Jasper County, IowaGO.1
ObituaryObituary: 27 May 2008, in Newton, Jasper County, IowaGO.3,1

Citations

  1. [S990] Pence Reese Funeral Home, i Pence Reese Funeral Homei0, accessed 27 May 2008), Dorothy D. Miller (Henderson)
  2. [S468] Pence-Reese Funeral Home: Dorothy D. Miller, Location: Newton, Jasper Co., Iowa
  3. [S447] 1900 US Census of Lincoln County, Oklahoma, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Lincoln Co., Oklahoma

Thomas Gibson Manson1

M, #3441, b. 29 August 1887, d. 1951
Last Edited19 April 2017

Parents

Family: Alice Dessier Ashby b. 4 November 1886, d. 21 December 1963

DaughterWilma Lucile Manson b. estimated 1906
SonWilliam I. Manson b. 19 November 1916, d. 14 February 1991

Biography

BirthThomas Gibson Manson was born on 29 August 1887 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO1
MarriageHe and Alice Dessier Ashby were married on 16 June 1906 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO2,3,4,5
Register of Marriage and Marriage Certificate of Dessie Ashby and T. G. Manson
Marriage LicenseThomas Gibson Manson and Alice Dessier Ashby were licensed to wed on 16 June 1906 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO5
Marriage Affidavit and License for T. G. Manson and Dessie Ashby
DeathThomas Gibson Manson died in 1951, at age ~64.6
OccupationHe worked as a a mason on 5 June 1917 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO.1
WWI Draft RegistrationWWI Draft Registration: 5 June 1917, in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO.7
Thomas Gibson Manson WWI Draft Registration

Citations

  1. [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, Name: Thomas Gibson Manson City: Not Stated County: Appanoose State: Iowa Birthplace: Centerville, Iowa;United States of America Birth Date: 29 Aug 1887 Race: Caucasian (White) Roll: 1642848
  2. [S86] Ida Ione Ashby Adams, Several interviews with Ida Adams in 1996., Interviewer: Robert Lynn Adams
  3. [S101] The Bertine - Harper Web Site, Url: no longer available online, Appanoose Co., IA Marriage Records, Book 17, page 275 cited as source
  4. [S296] Centerville Iowegion & Citizen: Alice Manson Rites Tuesday, Location: Centerville., Iowa
  5. [S309] Marriage License and Certificate of Dessie Ashby and Thomas G. Manson, Record Type: Marriage Certificate, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  6. [S296] Centerville Iowegion & Citizen: Alice Manson Rites Tuesday, Location: Centerville., Iowa, He preceeded her in death.
  7. [S338] Compiler: Inc, MyFamily.com, WWI Draft Registrations, Url: http://www.ancestry.com

William L. Wright1

M, #3442, b. 10 May 1855, d. 22 February 1920
Last Edited31 March 2018

Family: Ida May Ashby b. 10 May 1876, d. 5 September 1968

SonBud Wright
SonRichard Ashby Wright b. 1 January 1896, d. 4 July 1930
SonKeith Colman Wright b. 20 February 1898, d. 28 December 1971
SonAsher Everett Wright b. 25 June 1903, d. 23 October 1961

Biography

BirthWilliam L. Wright was born on 10 May 1855 10 May 1855.2
Marriage LicenseHe and Ida May Ashby were licensed to wed on 17 March 1894 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO1,3
Marriage Affidavit by George W. Ashby for Marriage of W. L. Wright and Ida May Ashby
Marriage License and Certificate for W. L. Wright and Ida May Ashby
MarriageWilliam L. Wright and Ida May Ashby were married on 18 March 1894 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO1,4,5,3
DeathWilliam L. Wright died on 22 February 1920, at age 64.6,2
BurialHe was buried in 1920 in Thomasson Cemetery, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.G2
Alt. BirthHe has conflicting birth information of estimated 1866.1,3

Citations

  1. [S225] Index to Early Marriage Records Appanoose County, Iowa 1847 - 1900, Record Number: R929.37778 E12 1986, Book 12, Page 8
  2. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, William L. Wright, 43894072.
  3. [S310] Marriage License and Certificate of Ida May Ashby and W. L. Wright, Record Type: Marriage Certificate, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  4. [S101] The Bertine - Harper Web Site, Url: no longer available online, Cited source is Appanoose Co., IA Marriage Records, Book 12, page 8.
  5. [S158] MyFamily.com, Inc., Url: http://www.ancestry.com, Original data: Appanoose County, Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900. County court records located at Centerville, Iowa or Family History Library #1007081-1007179
  6. [S88] -Free Footnote - CD Entry, He appeared in the 1920 Census but his wife was remarried in the 1930 census

Asher Everett Wright1

M, #3443, b. 25 June 1903, d. 23 October 1961
Last Edited25 May 2018

Parents

FatherWilliam L. Wright b. 10 May 1855, d. 22 February 1920
MotherIda May Ashby b. 10 May 1876, d. 5 September 1968

Biography

BirthAsher Everett Wright was born on 25 June 1903 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+2,1
MarriageHe and Catherine Stuckey were married on 30 July 1924 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO3
DeathAsher Everett Wright died on 23 October 1961, at age 58, in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO1
BurialHe was buried in October 1961 in Thomasson Cemetery, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.G1
ActivityActivity: in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO.4,1

Citations

  1. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, Asher Everett Wright, 43919262.
  2. [S86] Ida Ione Ashby Adams, Several interviews with Ida Adams in 1996., Interviewer: Robert Lynn Adams
  3. [S662] IA County Marriages 1838 - 1934, Url: https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551, name:Asher E. Wright event:Marriage event date:30 Jul 1924 event place:Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States age:21 estimated birth year:1903 father:Wm. T. Wright mother:Ida Ashby spouse:Catherine Stuckey spouse's age:18 spouse's estimated birth year:1906 spouse's father:E. H. Stuckey spouse's mother:Ella Shaffer digital folder number:004320755 "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934." Index. FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org : accessed 2012. Citing Iowa Court Clerks. County Marriage Records. County Courthouses in Iowa.
  4. [S88] -Free Footnote - CD Entry, Appanoose County, Iowa GenWeb, 1921 Centerville HS yearbook posted 11/20/2002

Bud Wright

M, #3444
Last Edited16 January 2005

Parents

FatherWilliam L. Wright b. 10 May 1855, d. 22 February 1920
MotherIda May Ashby b. 10 May 1876, d. 5 September 1968

Joseph William Henderson

M, #3445, b. 13 March 1895, d. September 1970
Last Edited24 January 2018

Parents

FatherJohn Henderson b. before 1880, d. after March 1895
MotherMaggie Frakes b. before 1880, d. after March 1895

Family: Dora Bills b. 4 April 1901, d. 29 November 1988

DaughterDorothy Henderson+ b. 23 April 1922, d. 26 May 2008
BilP0003 Joe Henderson, Dora a

Biography

BirthJoseph William Henderson was born on 13 March 1895.1,2
Birth Certificate for Joe Henderson
MarriageHe and Dora Bills were married.3
DeathJoseph William Henderson died in September 1970, at age 75, in Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.GO3,1
Reference NumberFind A Grave Memorial# 49805165.
Alt. BirthHe has conflicting birth information of 15 March 1895 and Coatsville, Schuyler County, MissouriG.4
WWI Draft RegistrationWWI Draft Registration: 5 June 1917, in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO.4
Social SecuritySocial Security: 482-07-7689, before 1951, in IowaGO.1
ResidenceHe had a residence on 25 January 1954 in Newton, Jasper County, IowaGO.5

Citations

  1. [S683] Social Security Administration Death Index, JOE HENDERSON
  2. [S1297] Iowa. Davis, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, Digital Images of Delayed Birth Certificates Ancestry, Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1856-1940." delayed birth certificate no. 158466 (1945), Joe Henderson, accessed 22 Oct 2017.
  3. [S14] Robert Lynn Adams, Personal Knowledge of Robert Lynn Adams
  4. [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.
  5. [S305] Centerville Daily Iowegian: Mrs. Stevens, 83 Dies Monday, Location: Centerville, IA, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams

Neal Baker Sens1,2,3

M, #3446, b. 25 November 1921, d. 12 November 1954
Last Edited24 January 2018

Parents

FatherFrank Sens b. 9 September 1885, d. 13 December 1973
MotherNancy Ella Baker b. 7 January 1888, d. 5 December 1936
Neal and Betty Ashby Sens with Georgia Rae
Neal and Betty Ashby Sens with Georgia Rae

Biography

BirthNeal Baker Sens was born on 25 November 1921 in Seymour, Walnut Township, Wayne County, Iowa.G1,4,2,5,3
MarriageHe and Betty Elaine Ashby were married.3
DeathNeal Baker Sens died on 12 November 1954, at age 32, in Phillips Nursing Home, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.G3,5,4
Military ServiceHe served in the military to 29 November 1939.2,3
ObituaryObituary: 12 November 1954, in Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaGO+.6

Citations

  1. [S1066] Iowa. Wayne, Birth Certificates, Certification of Birth Registration no. Recorded in Book 5 Page 249 (1922), Neil Baker sens.
  2. [S1072] Ancestry, "Iowa, World War II Bonus Case Files, 1947-1954." Database and images, (ancestry.com : accessed 27 Nov 2016); Neil Baker Sens; WWII Bonus Case Files. State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa's.
  3. [S1074] Iowa. Centerville, i Centerville Iowegiani0, "NEIL SENS IS TAKEN MY DEATH," November 12, 1954, p. 2, col. 1; digital images, i THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIANi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 27 Nov 2016), Digital Archives of Centerville Newspapers.
  4. [S1260] County District Court, "Iowa County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch, i FamilySearchi0, accessed 24 Jan 2018), Neal Baker Sens; citing Walnut Township, Wayne, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,671,531.
  5. [S508] Tombstone of Neal Baker Sens, Record Type: Cemetery Marker, Name Of Person: Neal Baker Sens, Reader: Robert L. Adams
  6. [S1074] Iowa. Centerville, i Centerville Iowegiani0, November 12, 1954, p. 2, col. 1; digital images, i THE DIGITAL ARCHIVES OF THE CENTERVILLE IOWEGIANi0  (http://centerville.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 27 Nov 2016), Digital Archives of Centerville Newspapers.