Adams - Ashby Family History

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

James M. Gravitt1

M, #13176, b. 25 August 1940, d. 27 January 2008
Last Edited28 June 2008

Parents

FatherJames Edgar Gravitt b. 25 February 1906, d. 8 January 1974

Biography

BirthJames M. Gravitt was born on 25 August 1940.1
MarriageHe and Joyce J. Irvine were married on 15 August 1966.1
DeathJames M. Gravitt died on 27 January 2008, at age 67, in probably, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska.G2
NoteSee attached sources.1
Note(Research):James was a helicopter mechanic in the Marine Corp, Squadron assigned HMR262 which picked up Sheppard on first Mercury space shot. Also worked 10 years as an automotive machinist and then as a painter until retirement.
ObituaryObituary: 28 January 2008, in Omaha, Douglas County, NebraskaG.3

Citations

  1. [S230] James M. Gravitt, Gravitt Family Line, Recipient: Robert L. Adams
  2. [S683] Social Security Administration Death Index, JAMES M GRAVITT
  3. [S467] Omaha World-Herald: James M. Gravitt, Location: Omaha, NE, James M. Gravitt GRAVITT - James M., age 67. Survived by wife Vicki, daughter Rebecca (John) Lenz, sons Shane and Daniel Payton. 8 grandchildren, son-in-law/personal friend Ron Glidden. 1 niece, 3 nephews. Funeral service Wednesday, 1 pm at the 72nd St. Chapel. Visitation Tuesday, 6 pm to 8 pm. Memorials to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association. Published in the Omaha World-Herald from 1/28/2008 - 1/29/2008.

Eleanor K. Gravitt1

F, #13177, b. 6 March 1944, d. May 1998
Last Edited25 May 2018

Parents

FatherJames Edgar Gravitt b. 25 February 1906, d. 8 January 1974

Biography

BirthEleanor K. Gravitt was born on 6 March 1944.1
DeathShe died in May 1998, at age 54.1

Citations

  1. [S230] James M. Gravitt, Gravitt Family Line, Recipient: Robert L. Adams

Joyce J. Irvine1

F, #13178, b. 20 March 1938, d. 11 September 1977
Last Edited25 May 2018

Biography

BirthJoyce J. Irvine was born on 20 March 1938.1
MarriageShe and James M. Gravitt were married on 15 August 1966.1
DeathJoyce J. Irvine died on 11 September 1977, at age 39.1
NameJoyce J. Irvine was also known as Joyce J. Leibhart.1

Citations

  1. [S230] James M. Gravitt, Gravitt Family Line, Recipient: Robert L. Adams

Richard Ashby Wright1

M, #13186, b. 1 January 1896, d. 4 July 1930
Last Edited3 April 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

BirthRichard Ashby Wright was born on 1 January 1896 in Appanoose County, Iowa.GO2,3,4,1,5
MarriageHe and Lepta Ione Ellis were married on 17 April 1920 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO6,4,1
DeathRichard Ashby Wright died on 4 July 1930, at age 34, in Vermillion Township, Appanoose County, Iowa.G4,1,5
Dick A. Wright
BurialHe was buried on 7 July 1930 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati, Appanoose County, Iowa.G4,1,5
NameRichard Ashby Wright was also known as Dick A. Wright.5
NameHe was also known as Dick Ashby Wright.7,1
OccupationHe worked as a a self-employed farmer on 5 June 1918 in Vermillion Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.3,1
WWI Draft RegistrationWWI Draft Registration: 5 June 1918, in Vermillion Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.3,1
Dick Ashbey Wright WWI Draft

Citations

  1. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, Richard Ashby “Dick” Wright, 37031036.
  2. [S70] 1900 US Census of Appanoose County, Iowa, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Appanoose Co., IA, Bellair Township, Supervisor's District No. 8, Enumeration District No. 12, Sheet No. 7 (Stamped 7A), Dwelling No. 147, Family No. 148, Lines 36 - 39
  3. [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: Dick Ashbey Wright County: Appanoose State: Iowa Birthplace: Iowa Birth Date: 1 Jan 1896 Roll: 1642848
  4. [S1345] State Historical Society of Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa; Iowa Death Records; Reference Number: 101797035, "Iowa Death Records, 1920-1940," database, Ancestry, i Ancestryi0, Dick A. Wright; State Historical Society of Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa; Iowa Death Records; Reference Number: 101797035.
  5. [S882] Family Search, "Iowa, Deaths and Burials, 1850 – 1990," database, Family Search, i Family Searchi0, Dick A. Wright; Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990 citing Vermilion Twp., Appanoose, Iowa, reference p 107 # 87; FHL microfilm 1,673,930.
  6. [S662] IA County Marriages 1838 - 1934, Url: https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551, name:Dick Wright event:Marriage event date:17 Apr 1920 event place:Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States age:24 estimated birth year:1896 father:William Wright mother:Ida Ashby spouse:L. Ione Ellis spouse's age:22 spouse's estimated birth year:1898 spouse's father:William Ellis spouse's mother:Rosella Carpenter 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.
  7. [S338] Compiler: Inc, MyFamily.com, WWI Draft Registrations, Url: http://www.ancestry.com

Keith Colman Wright1,2,3

M, #13187, b. 20 February 1898, d. 28 December 1971
Last Edited1 April 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

BirthKeith Colman Wright was born on 20 February 1898 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+1,3
MarriageHe and Letha Merle Brown were married on 7 November 1919 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO2
DeathKeith Colman Wright died on 28 December 1971, at age 73, in Gary, Lake County, Indiana.G3
BurialHe was buried in Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart, Lake County, Indiana.G3

Citations

  1. [S70] 1900 US Census of Appanoose County, Iowa, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Appanoose Co., IA, Bellair Township, Supervisor's District No. 8, Enumeration District No. 12, Sheet No. 7 (Stamped 7A), Dwelling No. 147, Family No. 148, Lines 36 - 39
  2. [S662] IA County Marriages 1838 - 1934, Url: https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551, name:Keith Wright event:Marriage event date:07 Nov 1919 event place:Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States age:21 estimated birth year:1898 father:W. L. Wright mother:Ida M. Ashby spouse:Merle Brown spouse's age:19 spouse's estimated birth year:1900 spouse's father:F. M. Brown spouse's mother:Minnie Garrett 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.
  3. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, Keith Colman Wright, 158927910.

Charles Lee1,2

M, #13188, b. 1861
Last Edited31 March 2018

Biography

BirthCharles Lee was born in 1861 in Illinois.G1,2
MarriageHe and Ida May Ashby were married on 25 October 1924 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USAGO,
age: 63
estimated birth year: 1861
father: Ezra Lee
mother: Luranah Newman
spouse: Ida May Ashby Wright
spouse's age: 48
spouse's estimated birth year: 1876
spouse's father: Geo. W. Ashby
spouse's mother: Mellissa Gravitt
digital folder number: 004320755.1,3,2
1925 Iowa State CensusCharles was [-EventRole] to the 1925 Iowa State Census of Charles Lee 1 January 1925 Centerville, Appanoose County, IowaGO+.2
1930 Census1930 Census: 4 April 1930, in Vermillion Township, Appanoose County, IowaG.1
ashc0033 Ida M Ashby Lee and C

Citations

  1. [S117] 1930 US Census of Appanoose County, Iowa, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Appanoose Co., Iowa, Enumeration District No. 4-27, Supervisor's District 14, Sheet No. 3A (Stamped 220), Dwelling No. 62, Family No. 65, Lines 41 and 42
  2. [S1162] Iowa, 1925 Iowa State Census, population schedule, Centerville, line 15 and 16, J. C. Lee household; (ancestry.com)
  3. [S662] IA County Marriages 1838 - 1934, Url: https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551, age: 63
    estimated birth year: 1861
    father: Ezra Lee
    mother: Luranah Newman
    spouse: Ida May Ashby Wright
    spouse's age: 48
    spouse's estimated birth year: 1876
    spouse's father: Geo. W. Ashby
    spouse's mother: Mellissa Gravitt
    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.

William I. Manson1,2

M, #13190, b. 19 November 1916, d. 14 February 1991
Last Edited25 October 2008

Parents

FatherThomas Gibson Manson b. 29 August 1887, d. 1951
MotherAlice Dessier Ashby b. 4 November 1886, d. 21 December 1963

Biography

BirthWilliam I. Manson was born on 19 November 1916 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA.GO1,3
DeathHe died on 14 February 1991, at age 74.3
ResidenceHe had a residence on 21 December 1963 in Rock Island, Rock Island County, IllinoisG.2

Citations

  1. [S81] 1910 US Census of Appanoose County Iowa, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Appanoose Co., IA, Enumeration District No. 14, Supervisor's District 8, Sheet No. 23A (Stamped 112), Dwelling No. 524, Family No. 534, Lines 43 - 45
  2. [S296] Centerville Iowegion & Citizen: Alice Manson Rites Tuesday, Location: Centerville., Iowa
  3. [S502] Tombstone of William I. Manson, Record Type: Cemetery Marker, Name Of Person: William I. Manson, Reader: Robert L. Adams

Leah O. Wallace1,2

F, #13192, b. 8 January 1896
Last Edited25 May 2018

Parents

FatherWarren Wallace b. estimated 1862, d. after 1967
MotherAmanda America Ashby b. 10 July 1872, d. 13 June 1955

Biography

BirthLeah O. Wallace was born on 8 January 1896 in Walnut Township, Appanoose County, Iowa.G3,1
MarriageShe was married.4
MarriageShe and Mark A. Shiltz were married on 28 February 1917 in Walnut City, Appanoose County, Iowa, 40.812222, -92.945000.G2
NameLeah O. Wallace was also known as Leah O. Brady.2

Citations

  1. [S81] 1910 US Census of Appanoose County Iowa, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Appanoose Co., IA, Enumeration District No. 14, Supervisor's District 8, Sheet No. 9B, Dwelling No. 206, Family No. 211, Lines 41 - 43
  2. [S662] IA County Marriages 1838 - 1934, Url: https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1805551, name:Mark A. Shiltz event:Marriage event date:28 Feb 1917 event place:Walnut City, Iowa, United States age:22 estimated birth year:1895 father:George Shiltz mother:Martha E. Peak spouse:Leah O. Wallace Brady spouse's age:21 spouse's estimated birth year:1896 spouse's father:Warren Wallace spouse's mother:Amanda A. Ashby 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.
  3. [S1333] Family Search, "Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950," database, Family Search, i Family Searchi0, accessed 28 Jan 2018), Leah Odessa Wallace; citing Walnut, Appanoose, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,007,186.
  4. [S117] 1930 US Census of Appanoose County, Iowa, Record Type: US Census Population Schedule, Location: Appanoose Co., Iowa, Enumeration District No. 4-6, Supervisor's District 14, Sheet No. 13B, Dwelling No. 381, Family No. 387, Lines 86 and 87

Alta Irene Fales1,2

F, #13196, b. 28 September 1893, d. 21 May 1971
Last Edited31 March 2018

Biography

BirthAlta Irene Fales was born on 28 September 1893 in Almeria, Loup County, Nebraska.G2
MarriageShe and Elmer Joseph Powers were married on 29 October 1913 in Taylor, Loup County, Nebraska.G1
DeathAlta Irene Fales died on 21 May 1971, at age 77, in Burwell, Garfield County, Nebraska.G2
BurialShe was buried in May 1971 in Taylor Cemetery, Taylor, Loup County, Nebraska.G2

Citations

  1. [S158] MyFamily.com, Inc., Url: http://www.ancestry.com, Name: Alta Irene Fales Spouse: Elmer Joseph Powers Marriage Date (Day, Month, Year): 29 October 1913 City: Taylor State: NE Viewed 17 Jan 2005
  2. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, Alta Irene Fales Powers, 65240796.

John Sigler1

M, #13198, b. estimated 1844
Last Edited3 October 2017

Parents

FatherDavid Sigler b. July 1819, d. 17 March 1905
MotherRebecca Ellis b. 9 August 1827, d. 11 November 1910

Biography

BirthJohn Sigler was born estimated 1844 in Indiana.G1
1860 Census Household memberDavid was [-EventRole] to the 1860 Census of David Sigler 1 June 1860 Bradford, Morgan Township, Harrison County, IndianaG.1

Citations

  1. [S1282] 1860 US Census, population schedule, Harrison, Indiana, Page 82, Line 1, dwelling 608, family 608, David Sigler

Elias Sigler1

M, #13199, b. estimated 1847
Last Edited3 October 2017

Parents

FatherDavid Sigler b. July 1819, d. 17 March 1905
MotherRebecca Ellis b. 9 August 1827, d. 11 November 1910

Biography

BirthElias Sigler was born estimated 1847 in Indiana.G1
1860 Census Household memberDavid was [-EventRole] to the 1860 Census of David Sigler 1 June 1860 Bradford, Morgan Township, Harrison County, IndianaG.1

Citations

  1. [S1282] 1860 US Census, population schedule, Harrison, Indiana, Page 82, Line 1, dwelling 608, family 608, David Sigler