Adams - Ashby Family History

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John Wesley Whicker1,2

M, #3501, b. 12 February 1865, d. 20 October 1936
Last Edited27 January 2018

Family: Belle Myra Gravitt b. 31 December 1879, d. 20 August 1963

SonWilliam J. Whicker d. before 25 October 1999
SonJoseph Whicker d. before 25 October 1999
SonDewey Marvin Whicker d. before 25 October 1999
DaughterMildred E. Whicker b. 1910, d. before 25 October 1999

Biography

BirthJohn Wesley Whicker was born on 12 February 1865 in Moravia, Appanoose County, Iowa.G1,3,2
MarriageHe and Belle Myra Gravitt were married about 1907.
MarriageJohn Wesley Whicker and Belle Myra Gravitt were married on 21 April 1909 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO4,5,6,1,7,8,9,2
DeathJohn Wesley Whicker died on 20 October 1936, at age 71, in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO10,1,2
BurialHe was buried in October 1936 in Main Station Cemetery, Appanoose County, Iowa.G2
OccupationHe worked as a a farmer in 1910 in Chariton Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.11,2
ReadWriteReadWrite: 1910.11
1910 CensusJohn and Belle was [-EventRole] to the 1910 Census of John Wesley Whicker 25 April 1910 Chariton Township, Appanoose County, IowaGO.11
Find A GraveFind A Grave: 21 April 2009, in Main Station Cemetery, Appanoose County, IowaG.2

Citations

  1. [S88] -Free Footnote - CD Entry, Henry Whicker Family Genealogy, http://whick.com
  2. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 15 Aug 2017, John Wesley Whicker, 36141149.
  3. [S542] Family: No. 100, 1910 U. S. Census, Enumeration District: 17, Household: John W. Whicker, County: Appanoose Co., State: Iowa, Township: Chariton Township, Dwelling: No. 99, Page: 5 A, Age 45 and born in Iowa.
  4. [S1082] Iowa. Appanoose, Death Certificates, Death Certificate (1963), Bell Myra Gravitt Whicker.
  5. [S86] Ida Ione Ashby Adams, Several interviews with Ida Adams in 1996., Interviewer: Robert Lynn Adams
  6. [S271] Compiler: McMains, Vera L, Gravitt Family Data
  7. [S542] Family: No. 100, 1910 U. S. Census, Enumeration District: 17, Household: John W. Whicker, County: Appanoose Co., State: Iowa, Township: Chariton Township, Dwelling: No. 99, Page: 5 A, Number of years of present marriage is shown as "1."
  8. [S662] IA County Marriages 1838 - 1934, Url: https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551, name:John W Whicker event:Marriage event date:21 Apr 1909 event place:Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States age:44 estimated birth year:1865 father:Benj. Whicker mother:Lydi Boyer spouse:Belle M Gravitt spouse's age:30 spouse's estimated birth year:1879 spouse's father:James H Gravitt spouse's mother:Elizabeth Bell digital folder number:004309934 "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934." Index. FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org : accessed 2012. Citing Iowa Court Clerks. County Marriage Records. County Courthouses in Iowa.
  9. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 15 Aug 2017, Belle Myra Gravitt Whicker, 36141099.
  10. [S327] Ad Express/Iowegian: Velma Gladfelder, Location: Centerville, IA, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  11. [S542] Family: No. 100, 1910 U. S. Census, Enumeration District: 17, Household: John W. Whicker, County: Appanoose Co., State: Iowa, Township: Chariton Township, Dwelling: No. 99, Page: 5 A

Velma Eickmissa Gravitt1

F, #3502, b. 10 August 1907, d. 21 October 1999
Last Edited27 January 2018

Parents

FatherHenry Eickmiss
MotherBelle Myra Gravitt b. 31 December 1879, d. 20 August 1963

Biography

BirthVelma Eickmissa Gravitt was born on 10 August 1907 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+2,1,3,4,5,6
MarriageShe and Trenton Gladfelder were married in April 1933 in Reisner, Iowa.G3
DeathVelma Eickmissa Gravitt died on 21 October 1999, at age 92, in Mercy Medical Center, Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO4,5
Gra3502Obit
NameVelma Eickmissa Gravitt was also known as Velma L. Whicker.
OccupationShe worked as a a rural school teacher in Appanoose County, IowaGO.3
Alt. BirthShe has conflicting birth information of 10 August 1907 and Center, Appanoose, IowaG.1

Citations

  1. [S1158] Ancestry, "Iowa, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1999," database, Ancestry, i Ancestryi0, accessed 27 Jan 2018), Velma Eickmissa Gravitt; citing Center, Appanoose, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,007,186.
  2. [S1260] County District Court, "Iowa County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch, i FamilySearchi0, accessed 27 Jan 2018), Velma Eickmissa Gravitt; citing Center, Appanoose, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,007,186.
  3. [S235] Written by the people of Appanoose County ; compiled by the Appanoose County Historical Society, Appanoose County Iowa Compiled in 1984-85, Record Number: R977.78903 A646, Gladfelder Family
  4. [S683] Social Security Administration Death Index, Name: Velma Gladfelder SSN: 478-62-6377 Last Residence: 52544 Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States of America Born: 10 Aug 1907 Died: 21 Oct 1999 State (Year) SSN issued: Iowa (1963-1964 )
  5. [S327] Ad Express/Iowegian: Velma Gladfelder, Location: Centerville, IA, Photocopy in possession of Robert L. Adams
  6. [S542] Family: No. 100, 1910 U. S. Census, Enumeration District: 17, Household: John W. Whicker, County: Appanoose Co., State: Iowa, Township: Chariton Township, Dwelling: No. 99, Page: 5 A, Velma is listed as age 2 and born in Iowa.

Lura Ethel Ellis1

F, #3506, b. February 1892
Last Edited22 December 2011

Parents

FatherWilliam Edward Ellis b. 22 August 1871, d. 26 April 1925
MotherIrene Hunnington Burke b. March 1869

Biography

BirthLura Ethel Ellis was born in February 1892 in probably Saline County, Missouri.G2
MarriageShe and Milton E. McFadden were married estimated 1910.3,1
ResidenceShe had a residence in Kansas City, Jackson County, MissouriG.4
Census NoteCensus Note: 6 June 1900.2
1900 Census DaughterWilliam was [-EventRole] to the 1900 Census of William Edward Ellis 6 June 1900 Blackwater Township, Saline County, MissouriG.2
Census William Edward Ellis

Citations

  1. [S272] Irene Isenhart, Recollections of Irene Isenhart, Interviewer: Robert L. Adams, Informant Address: Pittsburg, KS
  2. [S220] 1900 US Census of Saline County, MO, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Saline Co., MO, Enumeration District 120, Sheet 2A, Dwelling #35, Family #35, Lines 71-75
  3. [S124] Last Will and Testamant of George Ellis, Testator: George Ellis, Copy in possession of Robert L. Adams, Lura Ethel McFadden is listed as the child of his deceased son William Edward Ellis
  4. [S640] Neosho Times: Death of Edward Ellis, Location: Neosho, Missouri, Page: Page 1: Column 5

Cora Boruff

F, #3508, b. 6 March 1880, d. 22 January 1899
Last Edited23 November 1996

Parents

FatherMarion Allison Boruff b. 5 March 1850, d. 19 April 1937
MotherHannab Virginia Elizabeth Raper b. 22 January 1858, d. 2 May 1921

Biography

BirthCora Boruff was born on 6 March 1880.
DeathShe died on 22 January 1899, at age 18, in Jack County, Texas.G

Ollie Boruff

F, #3509, b. 3 November 1896, d. 28 July 1904
Last Edited23 November 1996

Parents

FatherMarion Allison Boruff b. 5 March 1850, d. 19 April 1937
MotherHannab Virginia Elizabeth Raper b. 22 January 1858, d. 2 May 1921

Biography

BirthOllie Boruff was born on 3 November 1896.
DeathShe died on 28 July 1904, at age 7.

Elizabeth Willson1

F, #3522, b. about 1853, d. before 1900
Last Edited5 August 2018

Family: William Adams b. March 1853, d. before 1925

SonRobert John Adams b. September 1878, d. 18 August 1949
SonWilliam M. Adams+ b. December 1880, d. 25 September 1950
DaughterMary Jane Adams b. 9 October 1881, d. 2 February 1958

Biography

BirthElizabeth Willson was born about 1853 in Ireland.G2,3
MarriageShe and William Adams were married about 1875 in Ireland.G2,1
DeathElizabeth Willson died before 1900.4
ChristeningElizabeth Willson was christened him.
SpouseWilliam was [-EventRole] to the immigration of William Adams 21 May 1883 Quebec, Quebec, CanadaG.5
Immigration of the William Adams family from Ireland to Quebec, Canada
1925 Iowa State Census MotherWilliam was [-EventRole] to the 1925 Iowa State Census of William M. Adams 1925 Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaGO+.6,7,8

Citations

  1. [S1356] General Register Office, Southern Ireland, "Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913," database, Family Search, i Family Searchi0, accessed 17 May 2018), Birth of William Adams; Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913.
  2. [S35] 1925 State Census of Appanoose County, Iowa
  3. [S2] 1920 US Census of Appanoose County, Iowa., Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Appanoose Co., IA
  4. [S63] Robert Lynn Adams, Assumption/conclusion of researcher, Assumption made because she did not appear on the 1900 census with her husband and two sons
  5. [S977] Passenger Lists, 1865–1935. Microfilm Publications T-479 to T-520, T-4689 to T-4874, T-14700 to T-14939, C-4511 to C-4542. Library and Archives Canada, n.d. RG 76-C. Department of Employment and Immigration fonds. Library and Archives Canada Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Online images, "Ancestry.com. Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935" (ancestry.com : accessed 29 Jan 2015), manifest, i Peruviani0, 21 May 1883, William Adams family
  6. [S1162] Iowa, 1925 Iowa State Census, population schedule, line Lines 115 through 120, William Adams household; (ancestry.com); citing Ancestry.com. Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925 Original data: Microfilm of Iowa State Censuses, 1856, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925 as well various special censuses from 1836-1897 obtained from the State Historical Society of Iowa via Heritage Quest.
  7. [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/ : ).
  8. [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/ : ).

John J. Horn

M, #3523, b. 1839
Last Edited3 June 1997

Parents

FatherShucklett Horn b. about 1803
MotherNancy

Family: Mary J. b. 1849

DaughterSarah L. Horn b. 1868
DaughterSue E Horn b. 1870
SonWilliam Taylor Horn+ b. 26 July 1873, d. 9 September 1950
DaughterNannie B. Horn b. 1876
SonHarley B Horn b. 1880
DaughterIda B. Horn b. 31 May 1883, d. 1 December 1893

Biography

BirthJohn J. Horn was born in 1839.
MarriageHe and Mary J. were married.

Mary J.

F, #3524, b. 1849
Last Edited26 May 1997

Family: John J. Horn b. 1839

DaughterSarah L. Horn b. 1868
DaughterSue E Horn b. 1870
SonWilliam Taylor Horn+ b. 26 July 1873, d. 9 September 1950
DaughterNannie B. Horn b. 1876
SonHarley B Horn b. 1880
DaughterIda B. Horn b. 31 May 1883, d. 1 December 1893

Biography

BirthMary J. was born in 1849.
MarriageShe and John J. Horn were married.

Sarah L. Horn

F, #3525, b. 1868
Last Edited23 November 1996

Parents

FatherJohn J. Horn b. 1839
MotherMary J. b. 1849

Biography

BirthSarah L. Horn was born in 1868.