Orville Forest Yohn Sr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. February 12, 1902, d. February 18, 1982
     His Social Security Number was 312-14-5838.6 Orville Forest Yohn Sr. was buried at Pineview Cemetery, Interlachen, Putnam Co., Florida.5 He was born on February 12, 1902 at Indiana.2,6,3,5 He married Mildred Mae Bragg, daughter of Frank Russell Bragg and Rhoda Alice Stephens, on April 9, 1922 at Herbst, Grant Co., Indiana.1,4,7,8 Orville Forest Yohn Sr. died on February 18, 1982 at Putnam Co., Florida, at age 80.3,4,5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 338, District 5, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana2
1940Dwelling 157, District 34-16, Center Township, Howard Co., Indiana9

Occupation

1930Glass works layer2
1940Barber9

Family

Mildred Mae Bragg b. March 2, 1905, d. February 24, 1989
Marriage*Orville Forest Yohn Sr. married Mildred Mae Bragg, daughter of Frank Russell Bragg and Rhoda Alice Stephens, on April 9, 1922 at Herbst, Grant Co., Indiana.1,4,7,8 
Children

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  4. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Mildred Mae Yohn obituary in the Feb 25, 1989 edition.
  5. [S5394] Pineview Cemetery, Putnam Co., FL, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  7. [S5395] Winchester News-Gazette, From the Eleanor Mae Donham obituary in the Nov 23, 2010 edition.
  8. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Orville F. Yohn, Jr. obituary in the Oct 10, 2004 edition.
  11. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Tommie Lee Yohn obituary in the Feb 6, 1980 edition.
  12. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  13. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Eleanor Mae Yohn1,2

F, b. December 12, 1922, d. November 22, 2010
FatherOrville Forest Yohn Sr.1,3,4,5,6,7 b. February 12, 1902, d. February 18, 1982
MotherMildred Mae Bragg1,3,4,5,6,7 b. March 2, 1905, d. February 24, 1989
     Eleanor Mae Yohn was buried at South Mound Cemetery, New Castle, Henry Co., Indiana.4,8 She was born on December 12, 1922 at Herbst, Grant Co., Indiana.2,4,9 As of circa 1944,her married name was Donham.4 She married Okla DeLoss Donham Jr. circa 1944.4,10 Eleanor Mae Yohn died on November 22, 2010 at Winchester, Randolph Co., Indiana, at age 87.4,9 She Eleanor Mae Donham, 87, of Winchester, passed away Monday, November 22, 2010 at St. Vincent Randolph Hospital, Winchester. She was born December 9, 1922 in Herbst to Orville F. and Mildred (Bragg) Yohn, Sr. Eleanor was a graduate of Kokomo High School and a homemaker. She was a former member of Deerfield United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women‚Äôs Group. She loved visiting former churches and their congregations. She loved cooking and her grandchildren. Survivors include two sons, Orville (wife Brenda) Donham of Winchester and Robert (wife Rose) Donham of Fountain City; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two sisters, Rhoda Mast and Ronnie Moyers, both of Kokomo; a sister-in-law, Eve Yohn and several nieces and nephews. Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 50 years, Okla Deloss Donham; and two brothers, Orville F. Yohn, Jr., and Tommie Yohn. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at South Mound Cemetery, New Castle. There will be no calling hours. Walker Funeral Home, Winchester is in charge of arrangements. on November 23, 2010.4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 338, District 5, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 157, District 34-16, Center Township, Howard Co., Indiana5

Family

Okla DeLoss Donham Jr. b. March 10, 1919, d. April 8, 1994
Marriage*Eleanor Mae Yohn married Okla DeLoss Donham Jr. circa 1944.4,10 
Children

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S4239] Marion Public Library, Indiana, Marion Public Library Birth Index, 1882-1978.
  3. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Mildred Mae Yohn obituary in the Feb 25, 1989 edition.
  4. [S5395] Winchester News-Gazette, From the Eleanor Mae Donham obituary in the Nov 23, 2010 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Orville F. Yohn, Jr. obituary in the Oct 10, 2004 edition.
  7. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Tommie Lee Yohn obituary in the Feb 6, 1980 edition.
  8. [S8844] South Mound Cemetery, Henry Co., IN, online www.findagrave.com.
  9. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  10. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  11. [S5396] Palladium-Item, The, From the Orville O. Donham obituary in the May 29, 2011 edition.

Orville Forest "Bud" Yohn Jr.1,2,3,4,5

M, b. April 8, 1926, d. October 8, 2004
FatherOrville Forest Yohn Sr.6,1,7,8,2,3,4,5,9 b. February 12, 1902, d. February 18, 1982
MotherMildred Mae Bragg6,1,7,8,2,3,4,5,9 b. March 2, 1905, d. February 24, 1989
     Orville Forest "Bud" Yohn Jr. was buried at Albright Cemetery, north side of Howard County Road, 250S, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana.4,5 His Social Security Number was 313-14-6639.10 He was born on April 8, 1926 at Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana.10,2,3,4,5 He married Evelyn Jane Earlywine on December 14, 1946 at Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana.4,5,11 Orville Forest "Bud" Yohn Jr. died on October 8, 2004 at Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana, at age 78.10,4,5,11 He GREENTOWN — Orville F. "Bud" Yohn Jr., 78, Greentown died at 11:35 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, at St Joseph Hospital, Kokomo. He was born April 8, 1926 in Kokomo, the son of the late Orville F. Yohn, and the late Mildred Bragg. On Dec. 14, 1946, in Kokomo, he married Evelyn Jane Earlywine. He was employed with Haynes Stellite for 31 years, retiring in 1980. He was a veteran, serving in the US. Army. He was a member of the Howard Lodge 93 F&AM, lifetime member of the VFW Post 1152, K.O.F.F. Club and the Mayors Advisory Senior Board. He was an avid bowler in three leagues, liked playing golf, volunteered at the Senior Citizens Center and was an avid reader, especially of history. He also was affiliated with the Faith United Methodist Church, and was a former member of the Moose Lodge. Survivors are his wife, Evelyn "Eve" Jane Yohn of Greentown; daughters, Pamela Jane Yohn, Kokomo, Angela Lynn and husband Harry Sparks, Greentown, Patricia Ann and husband Ed Catron, Noblesville, Christine Sue and husband Jeff Newton, Lowell, Margaret "Margi" Bailey and companion Pat Bookmiller, Russiaville; sisters, Eleanor Donham, Winchester, Rhoda and husband Billy Mast, Kokomo, Ronda and husband J.R Moyers, Greentown; grandchildren, Deana, Shawn, Melanie, Matthew, Marc, Jason, Patric, Jonathan, Andrew, Amber, Kyle; great-grandchildren, Scotti, Alex, Destiny, Keegen, Dominic, Braden, Korben; Madison, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Jeffrey Allen Yohn; one brother, Tommy Yohn; one sister Mildred Anna Yohn. Services are 10:00 am Tuesday at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster Street, Kokomo. Pastors Jeff Newton and Evan Strong will officiate. Burial will be in Albright Cemetery Kokomo, with Kokomo Military Rites. on October 10, 2004.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 338, District 5, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana6
1940Dwelling 157, District 34-16, Center Township, Howard Co., Indiana8

Family

Evelyn Jane Earlywine b. October 27, 1926, d. March 10, 2014
Marriage*Orville Forest "Bud" Yohn Jr. married Evelyn Jane Earlywine on December 14, 1946 at Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana.4,5,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Mildred Mae Yohn obituary in the Feb 25, 1989 edition.
  2. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  3. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  5. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Orville F. Yohn, Jr. obituary in the Oct 10, 2004 edition.
  6. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S5395] Winchester News-Gazette, From the Eleanor Mae Donham obituary in the Nov 23, 2010 edition.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Tommie Lee Yohn obituary in the Feb 6, 1980 edition.
  10. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  11. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Evelyn J. Yohn obituary in the Mar 12, 2014 edition.
  12. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Jeffery A. Yohn obituary in the Jan 6, 1985 edition.

Thomas Lee "Tommie" Yohn1,2,3,4

M, b. July 28, 1928, d. February 4, 1980
FatherOrville Forest Yohn Sr.5,1,2,6,7 b. February 12, 1902, d. February 18, 1982
MotherMildred Mae Bragg5,1,2,6,7 b. March 2, 1905, d. February 24, 1989
     His Social Security Number was 317-16-8534.8 Thomas Lee "Tommie" Yohn was buried at Osceola Memory Gardens, Kissimmee, Osceola Co., Florida.7 He was born on July 28, 1928 at Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana.8,3,4,7 He married Nilah Jane Jones on March 1, 1963 at Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana.9,7,10 Thomas Lee "Tommie" Yohn died on February 4, 1980 at Kissimmee, Osceola Co., Florida, at age 51.8,3,7 He KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Tommie Lee Yohn, 52, 309 S. Lilly St., died Monday, Feb. 4, 1980, in Community Hospital here. Born July 28, 1928, in Kokomo, Ind., he was the son of Orvllle and Mildred Yohn. He was married March 1, 1983, to Nilah McNalley, who survives. He joined the Navy In 1948 and the Air Force In 1954. He was formerly employed by Stelllte Division and Tom Thumb Tavern in Kokomo. He moved to Klssimmee In 1972 and was employed by Disney World until two years ago. Also surviving are his parents of Interlachen, Fla; a daughter, Sandy Donat of Wawaka, Ind; a son, Mark Yohn of Klssimmee; five stepchildren, Jane Burger of Lake Worth, Fla., Janet McNalley, Debra Farrell and Joyce Mitchell, all of Kokomo, and Kevin McNalley of Delphi, Ind; a brother, Orville "Bud" Yohn Jr. of Greentown, Ind; three sisters, Eleanor Donham of Llncolnville, Ind., and Honda Moyers and Rhoda Mast, both of Kokomo, and nine grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Grissom Funeral Home, Kissimmee. Burial will be in Oscelo Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Kissimmee. on February 6, 1980.7

Census Records

1930Dwelling 338, District 5, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana5
1940Dwelling 157, District 34-16, Center Township, Howard Co., Indiana2

Family 1

Child
  • Sandy Yohn7

Family 2

Nilah Jane Jones b. July 10, 1928, d. September 27, 2001
Marriage*Thomas Lee "Tommie" Yohn married Nilah Jane Jones on March 1, 1963 at Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana.9,7,10 
Child
  • Mark A. Yohn7,10

Citations

  1. [S5395] Winchester News-Gazette, From the Eleanor Mae Donham obituary in the Nov 23, 2010 edition.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S417] Florida Health Department, Florida Death Index,1877-1998.
  4. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Orville F. Yohn, Jr. obituary in the Oct 10, 2004 edition.
  7. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Tommie Lee Yohn obituary in the Feb 6, 1980 edition.
  8. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  9. [S5397] My family, online http://person.ancestry.com/tree/54003374/person/13599139345/facts
  10. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Nilah Yohn obituary in the Sep 29, 2001 edition.

Ruth Ellen Turner1,2,3

F, b. November 21, 1910
FatherNorton Commadore Turner1 b. June 28, 1872, d. September 17, 1924
MotherMinnie Ann Stephens1 b. 1878, d. June 20, 1952
     Ruth Ellen Turner was buried at Estates of Serenity, 1101 South Lincoln Blvd., Marion, Grant Co., Indiana.3 She was born on November 21, 1910 at Howard Co., Indiana.1,2 She (an unknown value) on October 23, 1918 at Grant Co., Indiana.2

Citations

  1. [S7523] Works Progress Administration, Indiana, WPA Birth Index, 1880-1920.
  2. [S4414] Marion Public Library, Indiana, Marion Public Library Death Index, 1812 - 2011.
  3. [S4415] Estates of Serenity, Grant Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com

Wilson B. Payne1

M, d. December, 1969
     Wilson B. Payne married Thelma E. Turner, daughter of Norton Commadore Turner and Minnie Ann Stephens, on September 30, 1921 at Grant Co., Indiana.1 Wilson B. Payne died in December, 1969 at Grant Co., Indiana.2

Family

Thelma E. Turner b. May 7, 1903, d. July 25, 1994
Marriage*He married Thelma E. Turner, daughter of Norton Commadore Turner and Minnie Ann Stephens, on September 30, 1921 at Grant Co., Indiana.1 

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S4414] Marion Public Library, Indiana, Marion Public Library Death Index, 1812 - 2011.

Hazel Helena Barker1,2

F, b. January 24, 1909, d. January 12, 1999
     Hazel Helena Barker was buried at Gardens of Memory, 11201 South Marion Road 35, Huntington, Huntington Co., Indiana.3 Her Social Security Number was 309-05-4737.4 She was born on January 24, 1909 at Indiana.1,4 As of September 19, 1927,her married name was Chism.1 She married Ferel "Pell" Chism, son of Ira N. Chism and Cora Stephens, on September 19, 1927.1,2 Hazel Helena Barker died on January 12, 1999 at Carmel, Hamilton Co., Indiana, at age 89.1,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 162, District 36, Swayzee, Grant Co., Indiana5
1940Dwelling 18, District 27-41, Swayzee, Grant Co., Indiana6

Family

Ferel "Pell" Chism b. December 18, 1903, d. September, 1979
Marriage*Hazel Helena Barker married Ferel "Pell" Chism, son of Ira N. Chism and Cora Stephens, on September 19, 1927.1,2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1173] Carmichael and Allied Families, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=sktaylor47&id=I00169
  2. [S2671] Needham Storey Wampner Funeral Homes and FuneralNet, online http://www.nswcares.com/_mgxroot/page_10815.php?task=Current&listing=All, From the Wayne K. Chism obituary.
  3. [S4236] Gardens of Memory, Huntington Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  5. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Nancy Anna Smith1,2,3,4

F, b. November 28, 1914, d. December 17, 1952
FatherWilliam Earnest Smith1,5,2,6,4 b. March 22, 1881, d. May 8, 1954
MotherDeborah Louella "Debbie" Stephens1,5,2,6,4 b. April 5, 1887, d. January 8, 1970
     Nancy Anna Smith Mrs. Nancy Anna Landis, 38, wife of Raymond Landis, 122 Western Ave., Logansport, died at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Hospital, Logansport, after a short illness. Mrs. Landis was born Nov. 28, 1914 in Greenstown, the daughter of Ernest and Louella (Stephens) Smith. Surviving with the husband are two daughters, Mrs. Damon Jones and Mr. Donald Jones and a son, Carl Landis, all of Logansport. There are three children. She leaves also her father, Ernest Smith of Kokomo; her mother, Mrs. Luella Anderson, Kokomo; five brothers, Louis, Raymond, Wayne and Herbert Smith of Kokomo and Harold Smith, Greentown R.R. 2; two sisters, Mrs. Leota Trins and Mrs. Louise Morehead, Kokomo. The body is at the McCloskey and Hamilton Funeral Home, Logansport, where service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, the Rev. Virden Graham officiating. Burial will be in the Davis Cemetery in Chase County. Friends may call at the funeral home.4 She was buried at Davis Cemetery, Burnettsville, Cass Co., Indiana.3 She was born on November 28, 1914 at Howard Co., Indiana.1,3,4 As of July 22, 1931,her married name was Landis.3 She married Raymond F. Landis on July 22, 1931.3 Nancy Anna Smith died on December 17, 1952 at Logansport, Cass Co., Indiana, at age 38.3,4

Census Records

1920Dwelling 13, District 157, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana5
1930Dwelling 96, District 30, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana2

Family

Raymond F. Landis b. May 17, 1908, d. 1958
Marriage*Nancy Anna Smith married Raymond F. Landis on July 22, 1931.3 
Child
  • Carl Landis4

Citations

  1. [S7523] Works Progress Administration, Indiana, WPA Birth Index, 1880-1920.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S5314] Davis Cemetery, Cass Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nancy Anna Landis obituary in an unknown edition.
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Forest Richard Smith obituary in an unknown edition.

Forest Richard Smith1,2,3

M, b. April 22, 1911, d. 1950
FatherWilliam Earnest Smith1,2,3 b. March 22, 1881, d. May 8, 1954
MotherDeborah Louella "Debbie" Stephens1,2,3 b. April 5, 1887, d. January 8, 1970
     Forest Richard Smith Forest Richard Smith, 39, 1020 Vaile avenue, died at his home early Monday morning following an illness of complications. He was an employe of the Continental Steel corperation and a C.I.O. member. He was born April 22, 1911 in Jerome, the son of Ernest and Debbie Smith. Surviving are the widow, Doris; his father, Ernest Smith, Greentown route 1; his mother, Mrs. Debbie Little, Kokomo; five brothers, Herbert, Raymond and Wayne, Kokomo; Lewis and Harold, Greentown route 1; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Landis, Logansport; Mrs. Louise Bennett and Mrs. Leota Trine, Kokomo. The body is at the Ellers mortuary where friends may call after 3:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Services will be held in the chapel there at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternnon with the Rev. Everett Nixon in charge. Burial will be in the Jerome cemetery.3 He was buried at Jerome Cemetery, along bank of Wildcat Creek, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana.4,3,5 He married Doris Unknown.6,3 Forest Richard Smith was born on April 22, 1911 at Jerome, Howard Co., Indiana.3 He died in 1950.4,5

Census Records

1920Dwelling 13, District 157, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana1
1930Dwelling 96, District 30, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana2
1940Dwelling 58, District 34-40, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana6

Occupation

1930Fence building laborer2
1940Tractor driver6

Family

Doris Unknown
Marriage*Forest Richard Smith married Doris Unknown.6,3 

Citations

  1. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Forest Richard Smith obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S1181] Mr. and Mrs. James L. Gorman, Eastern Howard County Cemeteries.
  5. [S5313] Jerome Cemetery, Howard Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Wayne Smith1,2

M, b. September 24, 1920, d. February 3, 1984
FatherWilliam Earnest Smith1,3,2,4 b. March 22, 1881, d. May 8, 1954
MotherDeborah Louella "Debbie" Stephens1,3,2,4 b. April 5, 1887, d. January 8, 1970
     His Social Security Number was 307-16-2313.5 Wayne Smith was buried at Sunset Memory Garden, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana.6 He was born on September 24, 1920 at Indiana.1,6,5 He died on February 3, 1984 at age 63.6

Census Records

1930Dwelling 96, District 30, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 65, District 34-40, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Forest Richard Smith obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nancy Anna Landis obituary in an unknown edition.
  5. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  6. [S4428] Sunset Memory Garden, Howard Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com

Herbert Smith1,2,3,4,5

M, b. June 16, 1922, d. November 10, 1966
FatherWilliam Earnest Smith1,6,3,5 b. March 22, 1881, d. May 8, 1954
MotherDeborah Louella "Debbie" Stephens1,6,3,5 b. April 5, 1887, d. January 8, 1970
     Herbert Smith was buried at Jerome Cemetery, along bank of Wildcat Creek, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana.2,4 He was born on June 16, 1922 at Indiana.1,2,4 He died on November 10, 1966 at age 44.2,4

Census Records

1930Dwelling 96, District 30, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 65, District 34-40, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana6

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1181] Mr. and Mrs. James L. Gorman, Eastern Howard County Cemeteries.
  3. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Forest Richard Smith obituary in an unknown edition.
  4. [S5313] Jerome Cemetery, Howard Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nancy Anna Landis obituary in an unknown edition.
  6. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Novice Louise Smith1,2,3,4

F, b. May 17, 1927, d. July 21, 2009
FatherWilliam Earnest Smith1,5,2,6,3,4 b. March 22, 1881, d. May 8, 1954
MotherDeborah Louella "Debbie" Stephens1,5,2,6,3,4 b. April 5, 1887, d. January 8, 1970
     Her married name was Bennett.2 Novice Louise Smith married Unknown Bennett.2 Novice Louise Smith was born on May 17, 1927 at Sims, Grant Co., Indiana.3 As of June 29, 1952,her married name was Morehead.3 She married Junior Earl Morehead on June 29, 1952.3,4 Novice Louise Smith died on July 21, 2009 at Indiana at age 82.3 She Novice Louise Morehead passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, July 21, 2009. She was born to Deborah and Ernest Smith on May 17, 1927, in Sims, Ind. She attended Union Township School. Novice married Junior Earl Morehead on June 29, 1952, and he survives. She retired from Delco in 1986. She is survived by two daughters, Virginia Hayes, and Joyce and husband Gene Neal, Kokomo; grandchildren, Tony Bennett, Tonya McDuffie, Douglas and Jenny McDuffie, Kokomo, Greg Hedrick, Lafayette, and Angie York, Knoxville, Tenn; four great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by one son, Ron Bennett; one daughter, Connie Gilbert; one granddaughter, Marianne Hayes; six brothers and two sisters; as well as several nieces and nephews. The family will be having a private service. Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. on July 22, 2009.3

Census Records

1930Dwelling 96, District 30, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 65, District 34-40, Union Township, Howard Co., Indiana5

Family 1

Unknown Bennett
Marriage*Novice Louise Smith married Unknown Bennett.2 
Children
  • Ron Bennett3
  • Connie L. Bennett3 b. January 29, 1947, d. June 13, 1997
  • Virginia S. Bennett3
  • Joyce A. Bennett3

Family 2

Junior Earl Morehead
Marriage*Novice Louise Smith married Junior Earl Morehead on June 29, 1952.3,4 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Forest Richard Smith obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Novice Louise Morehead obituary in the Jul 22, 2009 edition.
  4. [S1171] Kokomo Tribune, From the Leota Scott obituary in the Mar 12, 2009 edition.
  5. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Nancy Anna Landis obituary in an unknown edition.

Elizabeth Ellen Stephens1,2

F, b. September 15, 1923
FatherLonnie Estel Stephens1,3 b. January 18, 1890, d. December, 1978
MotherKatherine Ann "Mettie" "Mittie" Leonard1,3 b. May 7, 1891, d. December 26, 1963
     Elizabeth Ellen Stephens was born on September 15, 1923 at Indiana.1,4 She married William Mervin Vetor on February 21, 1942 at Grant Co., Indiana.2,5 As of December 21, 1942,her married name was Vetor.5

Census Records

1930Dwelling 357, District 13, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana1
1940Dwelling 136, District 27-16, Marion, Grant Co., Indiana3

Family

William Mervin Vetor b. December 2, 1924, d. May, 1968
Marriage*Elizabeth Ellen Stephens married William Mervin Vetor on February 21, 1942 at Grant Co., Indiana.2,5 

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S4828] Park Cemetery, Grant Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1235] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1.
  5. [S4841] Marion Public Library, Indiana, Marion Public Library Marriage Index, 1831-2008.

Martha Ann Ragan1

F, b. 1844, d. 1927
     Martha Ann Ragan was buried at Spider Hill Cemetery, Bluffton, Wells Co., Indiana.2,3 She was born in 1844 at Indiana.2,3 As of November 10, 1864,her married name was Stephens.1 She married Solomon Stephens, son of William Stephens and Hannah Hill, on November 10, 1864 at Tipton Co., Indiana.1 Martha Ann Ragan died in 1927 at Wells Co., Indiana.2,3

Census Records

1870Dwelling 168, Liberty Township, Tipton Co., Indiana4
1880Dwelling 189, District 134, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana5
1900Dwelling 117, District 130, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana6
1910Dwelling 163, District 171, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana7
1920Dwelling 254, District 193, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana8

Family

Solomon Stephens b. 1840, d. August 24, 1910
Marriage*Martha Ann Ragan married Solomon Stephens, son of William Stephens and Hannah Hill, on November 10, 1864 at Tipton Co., Indiana.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S1175] Cemetery Index, Wells Co., Indiana Public Library, online http://genealogy.wellscolibrary.org/cemetery/
  3. [S5212] Spider Hill Cemetery, Wells Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Phoebe Hannah Stephens1,2,3,4

F, b. November 14, 1866, d. January 1, 1955
FatherSolomon Stephens5,1 b. 1840, d. August 24, 1910
MotherMartha Ann Ragan5,1 b. 1844, d. 1927
     Phoebe Hannah Stephens was buried at Spider Hill Cemetery, Bluffton, Wells Co., Indiana.6 She was born on November 14, 1866 at Tipton Co., Indiana.7 As of March 14, 1886,her married name was Bradburn.2 She married William Bradburn on March 14, 1886 at Tipton Co., Indiana.2 Phoebe Hannah Stephens died on January 1, 1955 at Roanoke, Huntington Co., Indiana, at age 88.6

Census Records

1870Dwelling 168, Liberty Township, Tipton Co., Indiana5
1880Dwelling 189, District 134, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1
1910Dwelling 277, District 171, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana8
1920Dwelling 287, District 193, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana3
1930Dwelling 74, District 20, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana9
1940Dwelling 237, District 90-25, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana10

Family

William Bradburn b. May 1, 1857, d. October 28, 1944
Marriage*Phoebe Hannah Stephens married William Bradburn on March 14, 1886 at Tipton Co., Indiana.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1562] McCleery, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:810279&id=I6105
  5. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S5212] Spider Hill Cemetery, Wells Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  7. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  12. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.

Sarah C. Stephens1

F, b. circa 1867
FatherSolomon Stephens1 b. 1840, d. August 24, 1910
MotherMartha Ann Ragan1 b. 1844, d. 1927
     Sarah C. Stephens was born circa 1867 at Indiana.1 She Not enumerated with her family in the 1880 Census on June 15, 1880.2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 168, Liberty Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1

Citations

  1. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Cora Dalice Stephens1,2

F, b. April 2, 1867, d. April 30, 1906
FatherSolomon Stephens3,1 b. 1840, d. August 24, 1910
MotherMartha Ann Ragan3,1 b. 1844, d. 1927
     Cora Dalice Stephens was buried at Spider Hill Cemetery, Bluffton, Wells Co., Indiana.4 She was born on April 2, 1867 at Indiana.3,5,6 As of March 20, 1887,her married name was Baumgarden.7 She married George N. Baumgarden on March 20, 1887 at Tipton Co., Indiana.7 As of circa 1890,her married name was VanMeter.8 Cora Dalice Stephens married James E. VanMeter on September 25, 1890 at Tipton Co., Indiana.7 Cora Dalice Stephens died on April 30, 1906 at Huntington Co., Indiana, at age 39.6,2

Census Records

1870Dwelling 168, Liberty Township, Tipton Co., Indiana3
1880Dwelling 189, District 134, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1
1900Dwelling 151, District 130, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana8

Family 1

George N. Baumgarden
Marriage*Cora Dalice Stephens married George N. Baumgarden on March 20, 1887 at Tipton Co., Indiana.7 

Family 2

James E. VanMeter b. January 12, 1866, d. 1912
Marriage*Cora Dalice Stephens married James E. VanMeter on September 25, 1890 at Tipton Co., Indiana.7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S7559] Indiana Works Projects Administration, Indiana, WPA Death Index, 1882-1920.
  3. [S166] National Archives and Records Administration, 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S5212] Spider Hill Cemetery, Wells Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S22] FamilySearch Internet Search, online http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp
  6. [S1174] John McKinzie, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2251924&id=I501612559
  7. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  8. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  10. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lula E. Bragg obituary.
  11. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  12. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Howard J. Van Meter obituary in the Mar 26, 1979 edition.

Angeline W. Stephens1

F, b. circa 1871
FatherSolomon Stephens1 b. 1840, d. August 24, 1910
MotherMartha Ann Ragan1 b. 1844, d. 1927
     Angeline W. Stephens was born circa 1871 at Indiana.1

Census Records

1880Dwelling 189, District 134, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.

Amanda Ellen "Manda" Stephens1,2,3

F, b. January 5, 1872, d. 1923
FatherSolomon Stephens1 b. 1840, d. August 24, 1910
MotherMartha Ann Ragan1 b. 1844, d. 1927
     Amanda Ellen "Manda" Stephens was buried at Monument City Memorial Cemetery, Andrews, Huntington Co., Indiana.4 She was born on January 5, 1872 at Indiana.4 As of December 16, 1893,her married name was Wood.2 She married John W. Wood on December 16, 1893 at Tipton Co., Indiana.2,4 Amanda Ellen "Manda" Stephens died in 1923 at Indiana.4

Census Records

1880Dwelling 189, District 134, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1
1900Dwelling 50, District 129, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana3
1920Dwelling 46, District 183, Lagro Township, Wabash Co., Indiana5

Family

John W. Wood b. April 26, 1857, d. April 11, 1935
Marriage*Amanda Ellen "Manda" Stephens married John W. Wood on December 16, 1893 at Tipton Co., Indiana.2,4 
Child

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1564] Monument City Memorial Cemetery, Huntington Co., IN, online http://www.interment.net/us/in/huntington.htm
  5. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.

Smith Willis Stephens1,2

M, b. March 9, 1878, d. February 22, 1967
FatherSolomon Stephens1 b. 1840, d. August 24, 1910
MotherMartha Ann Ragan1 b. 1844, d. 1927
     Smith Willis Stephens was buried at Spider Hill Cemetery, Bluffton, Wells Co., Indiana.3 He was born on March 9, 1878 at Indiana.1,2,3 He married Rozetta Lineback on November 19, 1899 at Tipton Co., Indiana.4,5,6 Smith Willis Stephens died on February 22, 1967 at age 88.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 189, District 134, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1
1900Dwelling 247, District 129, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana7
1910Dwelling 162, District 171, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana8
1920Dwelling 259, District 193, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana9
1930Dwelling 236, District 20, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana10
1940Dwelling 129, District 4-9025, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana11

Occupation

1900Farmer7
1910Farmer8
1920Farmer9
1930Farmer10
1940Farmer11

Family

Rozetta Lineback b. May 10, 1880, d. February 15, 1956
Marriage*Smith Willis Stephens married Rozetta Lineback on November 19, 1899 at Tipton Co., Indiana.4,5,6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S1175] Cemetery Index, Wells Co., Indiana Public Library, online http://genealogy.wellscolibrary.org/cemetery/
  4. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  5. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Paul Stephens obituary in the Feb 13, 1977 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Laura Ann Sieberns obituary in an unknown edition.
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Nathan Albert Stephens1,2,3

M, b. January 30, 1879, d. March 11, 1955
FatherSolomon Stephens1,4 b. 1840, d. August 24, 1910
MotherMartha Ann Ragan1,4 b. 1844, d. 1927
     His Social Security Number was 309-16-4084.5 Nathan Albert Stephens was buried at Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke, Huntington Co., Indiana.3 He was born on January 30, 1879 at Tipton Co., Indiana.4,2,5 He married Maggie May Swing circa 1903.6 Nathan Albert Stephens died on March 11, 1955 at Roanoke, Huntington Co., Indiana, at age 76.3

Census Records

1880Dwelling 189, District 134, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1
1900Dwelling 117, District 130, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana4
1910Dwelling 38, District 146, Jefferson Township, Whitley Co., Indiana6
1920Dwelling 94, District 10, Lafayette, Allen Co., Indiana7
1930Dwelling 40, District 2-74, Wayne, Allen Co., Indiana8
1940Dwelling 293, District 35-17, Jackson Township, Huntington Co., Indiana9

Occupation

1900Farm laborer4
1910Farm laborer6
1920Farmer7
1930Stock farmer8
1940Farmer9

Family

Maggie May Swing b. July 9, 1881, d. July 5, 1953
Marriage*Nathan Albert Stephens married Maggie May Swing circa 1903.6 
Children

Citations

  1. [S109] National Archives and Records Administration, 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S5347] Glenwood Cemetery, Huntington Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  6. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

William Bradburn1,2,3

M, b. May 1, 1857, d. October 28, 1944
     William Bradburn was buried at Spider Hill Cemetery, Bluffton, Wells Co., Indiana.4,3 He was born on May 1, 1857 at Tipton Co., Indiana.4,2 He married Phoebe Hannah Stephens, daughter of Solomon Stephens and Martha Ann Ragan, on March 14, 1886 at Tipton Co., Indiana.1 William Bradburn died on October 28, 1944 at Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana, at age 87.4,2

Census Records

1910Dwelling 277, District 171, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana5
1920Dwelling 287, District 193, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana6
1930Dwelling 74, District 20, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana7
1940Dwelling 237, District 90-25, Rock Creek Township, Wells Co., Indiana8

Occupation

1910Farmer5
1920Farmer6

Family

Phoebe Hannah Stephens b. November 14, 1866, d. January 1, 1955
Marriage*William Bradburn married Phoebe Hannah Stephens, daughter of Solomon Stephens and Martha Ann Ragan, on March 14, 1886 at Tipton Co., Indiana.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  2. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  3. [S5212] Spider Hill Cemetery, Wells Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  4. [S1562] McCleery, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:810279&id=I6105
  5. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  10. [S5262] Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics Michigan Department of Community Health, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952.

James E. VanMeter1,2,3,4

M, b. January 12, 1866, d. 1912
     James E. VanMeter was buried at Spider Hill Cemetery, Bluffton, Wells Co., Indiana.4 He was born on January 12, 1866 at Indiana; His gravestone has a birth year of 1867.3,4 He married Cora Dalice Stephens, daughter of Solomon Stephens and Martha Ann Ragan, on September 25, 1890 at Tipton Co., Indiana.2 James E. VanMeter died in 1912 at Indiana.4

Census Records

1900Dwelling 151, District 130, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1

Occupation

1900Farmer1

Family

Cora Dalice Stephens b. April 2, 1867, d. April 30, 1906
Marriage*James E. VanMeter married Cora Dalice Stephens, daughter of Solomon Stephens and Martha Ann Ragan, on September 25, 1890 at Tipton Co., Indiana.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S418] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1800-1941.
  3. [S1174] John McKinzie, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2251924&id=I501612559
  4. [S5212] Spider Hill Cemetery, Wells Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lula E. Bragg obituary.
  7. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  8. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Howard J. Van Meter obituary in the Mar 26, 1979 edition.

Lula Ethel VanMeter1,2

F, b. December 1, 1891, d. June 2, 1966
FatherJames E. VanMeter1,3,2 b. January 12, 1866, d. 1912
MotherCora Dalice Stephens1,3,2 b. April 2, 1867, d. April 30, 1906
     Lula Ethel VanMeter Resident of Park Street, Rt. 6 Huntington, for the last five years, Mrs. Lula E. Bragg, 74, died at 12:05 p.m. Thursday in the Huntington County hospital, where she was admitted last Sunday. She had been ill the last five years and was seriously ill last week. A resident of Huntington County practically all her life, Mrs. Bragg was born December 1, 1891, at Tipton to James and Cora Stephens Van Meter. Here first marriage was to James Uburn Slagel, the second marriage to Fred Carpenter, and the third marriage to Charles Bragg on May 3, 1934. He died September 23, 1962. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Rosa Keefer, Rt. 3 Auburn; five sons, Gary Slagel, Framingham, Mass; James Slagel, Waynedale; Fred Carpenter, Huntington; Irvin Carpenter, Auburn, and Charles Bragg, Roanoke; 20 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a brother, Howard Van Meter, Markle. Two sons, Paul Frederick Slagel and Dewey Carpenter; a daughter Mrs. Ruth Bradfield, and a sister, Mrs. Sina Noggle, are dead. Friends may call after 7 p.m. today in the Bailey Mortuary where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Chapel with Rev. Oral W. Clemens officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Etna Cemetery.2 She was buried at Mount Etna Cemetery, Mount Etna, Huntington Co., Indiana.4,5,2 She was born on December 1, 1891 at Tipton Township, Tipton Co., Indiana; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1892.1,5,2 As of August 15, 1910,her married name was Slagel.3 She married James Ubarn Slagel on August 15, 1910 at Indiana.3,2 As of March 18, 1921,her married name was Carpenter.3 Lula Ethel VanMeter married Gerald/Garl Fredrick "Fred" Carpenter on March 18, 1921 at Indiana.6,7,2,3 Lula Ethel VanMeter and Gerald/Garl Fredrick "Fred" Carpenter were divorced on September 12, 1931 at Huntington Co., Indiana.8,5 As of May 3, 1934,her married name was Bragg.2 Lula Ethel VanMeter married Charles Cleveland "Charlie" Bragg on May 3, 1934.9,2,10 Lula Ethel VanMeter died on June 2, 1966 at Huntington, Huntington Co., Indiana, at age 74.5,2

Census Records

1900Dwelling 151, District 130, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1
1920Dwelling 178, District 114, Ward 3, Huntington, Huntington Co., Indiana11
1930Dwelling 52, District 13, Jackson Township, Huntington Co., Indiana12
1940Dwelling 292, District 35-17, Jackson Township, Huntington Co., Indiana13

Family 1

James Ubarn Slagel b. November 2, 1891, d. October 29, 1918
Marriage*Lula Ethel VanMeter married James Ubarn Slagel on August 15, 1910 at Indiana.3,2 
Children

Family 2

Gerald/Garl Fredrick "Fred" Carpenter b. November 26, 1882, d. September 6, 1951
Marriage*Lula Ethel VanMeter married Gerald/Garl Fredrick "Fred" Carpenter on March 18, 1921 at Indiana.6,7,2,3 
Divorce* Lula Ethel VanMeter and Gerald/Garl Fredrick "Fred" Carpenter were divorced on September 12, 1931 at Huntington Co., Indiana.8,5 
Children

Family 3

Charles Cleveland "Charlie" Bragg b. June 12, 1884, d. September 24, 1962
Marriage*Lula Ethel VanMeter married Charles Cleveland "Charlie" Bragg on May 3, 1934.9,2,10 
Child

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lula E. Bragg obituary.
  3. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.
  4. [S5310] Mount Etna Cemetery, Huntington Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/
  5. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  6. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Irvin W. Carpenter obituary in the Aug 23, 2009 edition.
  7. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Fred Carpenter obituary in the Sep 6, 1951 edition.
  8. [S10236] Unknown compiler, Huntington Co., IN Civil Order Book 108.
  9. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Charles H. Bragg obituary in the Feb 2, 2008 edition.
  10. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Charlie Bragg obituary in the Sep 24, 1962 edition.
  11. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  13. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  14. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  15. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Rosa M. Keefer Carpenter obituary in the Jan 10, 2002 edition.
  16. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Fred G. Carpenter obituary in the Mar 11, 1991 edition.
  17. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Garl Slagel obituary in the Jan 6, 1976 edition.
  18. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  19. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Ruth Marie Bradfield obitaury in the Oct 17, 1957 edition.

Sina May VanMeter1,2,3,4,5

F, b. January 6, 1893, d. December 17, 1937
FatherJames E. VanMeter1,5,6 b. January 12, 1866, d. 1912
MotherCora Dalice Stephens1,5,6 b. April 2, 1867, d. April 30, 1906
     Sina May VanMeter was buried at Monument City Memorial Cemetery, Andrews, Huntington Co., Indiana.7,5 She was born on January 6, 1893 at Clinton Co., Indiana.7,5 As of circa 1917,her married name was Noggle.2,8 She married Thomas Franklin "Frank" Noggle circa 1917.2,8,4 Sina May VanMeter died on December 17, 1937 at Polk Township, Huntington Co., Indiana, at age 44.7,5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 151, District 130, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1
1920Dwelling 75, District 124, Polk Township, Huntington Co., Indiana9
1930Dwelling 24, District 19, Polk Township, Huntington Co., Indiana8

Family

Thomas Franklin "Frank" Noggle b. June 16, 1889, d. September, 1974
Marriage*Sina May VanMeter married Thomas Franklin "Frank" Noggle circa 1917.2,8,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S1174] John McKinzie, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2251924&id=I501612559
  3. [S7523] Works Progress Administration, Indiana, WPA Birth Index, 1880-1920.
  4. [S1172] Chronicle-Tribune, From the Rev. Howard T. Noggle obituary in the Jun 14, 2007 edition.
  5. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lula E. Bragg obituary.
  7. [S1564] Monument City Memorial Cemetery, Huntington Co., IN, online http://www.interment.net/us/in/huntington.htm
  8. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  11. [S6005] FamilySearch, Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001.

Howard James VanMeter1,2,3,4,5

M, b. November 29, 1897, d. March 25, 1979
FatherJames E. VanMeter1,6,3,5 b. January 12, 1866, d. 1912
MotherCora Dalice Stephens1,6,3,5 b. April 2, 1867, d. April 30, 1906
     Howard James VanMeter was buried at Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Huntington Co., Indiana.3,4,5 His Social Security Number was 308-07-1858.7 He was born on November 29, 1897 at Tipton Co., Indiana.1,8,2,7,3,5 He married Pearl Irene Burket on March 17, 1920.5 Howard James VanMeter died on March 25, 1979 at Huntington, Huntington Co., Indiana, at age 81.3,5 He Howard J. Van Meter, 81, 568-A Hitzfield St., died at 12:50 p.m. Sunday at the Huntington Nursing Home. A retired Rock Creek farmer, he moved to Huntington in 1969. He was born Nov. 29, 1897 in Howard County to James and Cora Stevens Van Meter and his marriage was on March 17, 1920 to the former Pearl I. Burket, who survives. Also surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Gene (Evelyn) Knight, Midland, Texas, Mrs. Lavern (Erma) Loder, Jonesboro and Mrs. Ovid (Esther) Lahr, Warren, 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and a halfbrother, Chester Van Meter, St. Petersburg, Fla. Deceased are two sisters, Mrs. Lula Bragg and Sina Noggle. Friends may call at the Bailey Mortuary after 7 p.m. Monday, were services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday with Rev. Stanley K. Hoover and Rev. Philip Kessler officiating. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery. In the obituary of Howard J. Van Meter appearing in Monday's paper, the names of a surviving son, Elmer L. Van Meter, Houston Texas and the name of the deceased son, Eldon Van Meter were unintentionally omitted. on March 26, 1979.5

Census Records

1900Dwelling 151, District 130, Prairie Township, Tipton Co., Indiana1
1920Dwelling 30, District 118, Ward 5, Huntington, Huntington Co., Indiana9
1930Dwelling 25, District 19, Polk Township, Huntington Co., Indiana10
1940Dwelling 80, District 35-3, Dallas Township, Huntington Co., Indiana11

Occupation

1920Coal company driver9
1930Coal yard truck driver10
1940Farmer11

Family

Pearl Irene Burket b. June 6, 1903, d. April 25, 1983
Marriage*Howard James VanMeter married Pearl Irene Burket on March 17, 1920.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S533] National Archives and Records Administration, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18.
  3. [S5629] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.
  4. [S2792] Lancaster Cemetery, Huntington Co., IN, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=heaston&GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=all&GSst=17&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=41&GRid=15540945&CRid=265132&df=all&
  5. [S2124] Huntington Herald-Press, From the Howard J. Van Meter obituary in the Mar 26, 1979 edition.
  6. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Lula E. Bragg obituary.
  7. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  8. [S1174] John McKinzie, online http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2251924&id=I501612559
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S5667] Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940.
  13. [S1566] Bluffton News Banner, From the Esther M. Lahr obituary in the Oct 7, 2008 edition.
  14. [S5223] Social Security Administration, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.