John Leonard Garlock

M, b. 6 June 1845, d. 5 September 1925
John L. Garlock[:CR]photo posted by his great-grandson, John Kaul, on Facebook
FatherJoseph Leonard Garlock1 b. 16 Mar 1814, d. b 1880
MotherNancy Anna Horning1 b. 18 Jul 1813, d. 21 Nov 1897
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Richard Dean Garlock
Birth*6 Jun 1845 Jefferson Co., New York2,1 
Residence1850 Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin; Age 5, born in New York3 
Residence1860 Milton, Rock Co., Wisconsin; Age 13, born in New York.4 
Marriage*27 Jun 1868 Principal=Selina Trigg2,1 
Residence1870 Carlston, Freeborn, Minnesota; Age 24, Farmer. Real Estate valued at $2,000; persona estate valued at $515, born in New York.

Enumerated with Selina 21 and Nancy E. 15 
Residence1880 Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Age 35, Farmer, born in New York, both parents born in New York.

Enuemated with Selina 31, Mary E. 11, Leonard J. 8, Susie A. 6, Mildred S. 2, Bonnibel 8 months, David A 32 (brother) and laboere Peter Christians 18.6 
Residence1885 Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Age 39, born in New York.

Enumerated with Saline 34, Evaline 16, J.L. Jr. 13, Susey 11, Mildred 7, Belle 5, Frankie 4, Arthur 8/12ths.7 
Residence1895 Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Age 49, born in New York. Farmer. In the state for 48 years.

Enumerated with Seline 46, Susie 21, Mildred 19, Bell 15, Frances 14, Arthur 10, Birdie 8, Dewitt 6, Johny 3, Russel 1 and with Nancy Garlock 81 and Varny Garlock 60.8 
Residence*1900 Clark, Faribault Co., Minnesota; Age 52, married 32 years, born June 1845 in New York, both parents born in New York. Farmer.

Enumerated with Selina 52, Mildred 22, Bell A. 27, Francis 19, Arthur 15, Birdie 13, Dewitt 11, John C. 8, and Russell 72 
Residence1910 Clark, Faribault Co., Minnesota; Age 55, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. Enumerated with Selma 60, DeWitt 21, John 18, Russell 16, and Bird 229 
Death*5 Sep 1925 1006 Laurel Ave, Saint Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota; Age 80 years, 3 months, 2 days. Born in New York. Died 5 September 1925 in Ramsey Co., Minnesota. Cause of death: Cerebral hemmorhage, senility.

Farmer, retired for 20 years. Son of Joseph Garlock, born in New York and Nancy Horning, born in Germany. Informant is Russell Garlock.

Burial in Oakland Cemetery on 8 September 1925.10,11 
Burial*8 Sep 1925 Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota11 

Family

Selina Trigg b. 18 Jan 1849, d. 13 Mar 1938
Marriage*27 Jun 1868 Principal=Selina Trigg2,1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1119] Frances Garlock, Garlock (1952, Private Printing with inserted photographs),.
  2. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Clark, Faribault Co., Minnesota; ED 83, Image 4.
  3. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin; Image 11.
  4. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Milton, Rock Co., Wisconsin; Image 2.
  5. [S329] 1870 US Federal Census, Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Image 2.
  6. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; ED 103, Image 1.
  7. [S1126] 1885 Minnesota State Census, Minnesota, Ancestry.com, Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Image 16.
  8. [S1105] 1895 Minnesota State Census, Minnesota, Ancestry.com, Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Image 16.
  9. [S325] 1910 US Federal Census, Clark, Faribault Co., Minnesota; ED 74, Image 1.
  10. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 John L. Garlock, 5 Sep 1925, Ramsey Co., Minnesota; Cert ID: 1925-MN-024900.
  11. [S1125] John L. Garlock, Death Certificate File #2262, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 7 Sept 1925,.
  12. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Cert #: 1971-MN-025972.
  13. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 Arthur Varney Garlock, Cert ID: 1956-MN-000544.

Selina Trigg

F, b. 18 January 1849, d. 13 March 1938
Selina (Trigg) Garlock
FatherJoseph Searle Trigg1 b. c 1812, d. b Jul 1867
MotherSusannah Wilkerson2 b. c 1811
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Richard Dean Garlock
Married Name Garlock 
Birth*18 Jan 1849 Sandon, Hertfordshire, England3,4,1,2 
Immigration*29 Jul 1852 Ship: American Eagle, age 35 
Residence1860 Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Age 116 
Residence1865 Alden, Freeborn Co., Minnesota7 
Marriage*27 Jun 1868 Principal=John Leonard Garlock3,4 
Residence1870 Carlston, Freeborn, Minnesota; Age 21, keeping house, born in England.8 
Residence1880 Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Age 31, keeping house, born in England. Both parents born in England.9 
Residence1885 Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Age 34, born in England.10 
Residence1895 Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Age 46, born in England.11 
Residence1900 Clark, Faribault Co., Minnesota; Age 52, born January 1848 in England, immigrated in 1857. Married 32 years, mother of 12 children of whom 11 are living.3 
Residence1910 Clark, Fairbault Co., Minnesota; Age 50, married 41 years. Mother of 12 children of whom 10 are living.12 
Death*13 Mar 1938 1006 Laurel Ave, Saint Paul, Ramsey Co., Minnesota; Age 89 years, 1 month, 25 days. Born in London England on January 18, 1849, died on 13 March 1938. Cause of death - terminal broncho pneumonia - cerebral thrombosis (rt). Contributory causes - hypertension and hypertensive cardiac disease (for several years).

Father is Joseph Trigg born in England. Mother's name unknown - but born in England. Burial at Oakland Cemetery on 15 March 1938. Husband is John L. Garlock.

Informant is Russell D. Garlock, 5014 Lyndale Ave S.13,1 
Burial*15 Mar 1938 Oakland Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota 

Family

John Leonard Garlock b. 6 Jun 1845, d. 5 Sep 1925
Marriage*27 Jun 1868 Principal=John Leonard Garlock3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S1120] Selina Trigg Garlock, Death Certificate Ramsey Co., Minnesota, File #: MN-1938-23694, 14 Mar 1938,.
  2. [S1121] 1851 England Census, ancestry.com, Sandon, Hertfordshire, England.
  3. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Clark, Faribault Co., Minnesota; ED 83, Image 4.
  4. [S1119] Frances Garlock, Garlock (1952, Private Printing with inserted photographs),.
  5. [S651] New York Passenger Lists Ancestry.com, 1820-1957.
  6. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Image 2.
  7. [S1136] 1865 Minnesota State Census, Minnesota, Ancestry.com, Alden, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Image 4.
  8. [S329] 1870 US Federal Census, Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Image 2.
  9. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; ED 103, Image 1.
  10. [S1126] 1885 Minnesota State Census, Minnesota, Ancestry.com, Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Image 16.
  11. [S1105] 1895 Minnesota State Census, Minnesota, Ancestry.com, Carlston, Freeborn Co., Minnesota; Image 16.
  12. [S325] 1910 US Federal Census, Clark, Faribault Co., Minnesota; ED 74, Image 1.
  13. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 Ramsey Co., Certificate 1938-MN-023694.
  14. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Cert #: 1971-MN-025972.
  15. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 Arthur Varney Garlock, Cert ID: 1956-MN-000544.

Charles Johan Sundgren1

M, b. 20 April 1879, d. 15 April 1947
Charles J. Sundgren
Photo courtesy of Pam Gassman
FatherCharles Frederick Johansson Sundgren2 b. 7 Dec 1840, d. 10 Feb 1932
MotherJohanna Carlson b. 18 Aug 1842, d. 22 Jul 1926
Appears on charts:Descendants of Charles Frederick Johansson Sundgren
SSN* 472-14-03803 
Name Variation Charley J.2,4 
Birth*20 Apr 1879 Elk River, Sherburne Co., Minnesota5,6,4,3,7 
Residence*1880 Orrock, Sherburne Co., Minnesota; Age 1, born in Minnesota.6 
Residence1885 Orrock, Sherburne Co., Minnesota; Age 6, born in Minnesota8 
Residence1900 Big Lake, Sherburne Co., Minnesota; Age 21, born April 1879 in Minnesota. Both parents born in Sweden. RR Section Man.

Enumerated as a boarder (along with several other RR workers) in the household of John and Annie Umberberhocker.7 
Marriage*30 Dec 1908 Principal=Jennie Elizabeth Gustafson 
Residence1910 528 17th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 40, born inMinnesota. Both parents born in Sweden. Salesman of Food Stuffs.

Enumerated with Jenny 34, Viola 9, and Devler 6.9 
WWI Draft*12 Sep 1912 3817 17th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Charley John Sundgren, born 20 April 1879. Labor at Minneapolis Steel Machinery. Nearest relative is Jennie Sundgren.

Medium Height, medium build, blue eys, dark hair.10 
Residence1930 5116 18th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 51, born in Minnesota, both parents born in Sweden. City Salesman Spices E?

Enumerated with Janise (sic) 45, Viola 20, and Delber(sic) 17
11 
Residence1940 2503 Garfield Ave, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 60, born in Minnesota. Salesman for Retail Store.

Enumerated with Jennie 55.12 
Death*15 Apr 1947 2503 Garfield Ave, Minnespolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 67 years, 11 months, 25 days, born 20 Apri 1879 in Elk River, Minnesota. Married to Jennie E. Father is Charles Sundgren, born in Sweden; Mother is Johanna Peterson (sic) born in Sweden. Informant is Jennie E. Sundgren. Grocery Salesman. Residence (and place of death) is 2503 Garfield Ave S.

Died April 15, 1947. Cause of death is adeno carcinoma of sigmoid of colon & metastais (3 years).

Burial at Lakewood Cemetery.

Obituary published in the Minneapolis Star (with photo) on 17 April 1947:

CHARLES J. SUNDGREN, 67, 2503 Garfield avenue, died Wednesday at his home.

He is survived by his wife Jennie, a daughter, Mrs. Alvar Danielson, and son, Del, both of Minneapolis; five grandchildren; two sister, Mrs. Ellen Anderson; Elk River, Minn. and Mrs. Emma Hanson, Zimmerman, Minn; two borhters, Frank and Emil, both of Minneapolis. Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Evagnelical Free church with burial in Lakewood Cemetery.

Death notice in same paper:

SUNDGREN - Charles J., age 67 yrs., of 2503 Garfield av S, Survived by wife Jennie, daughter Mrs. Alvar Danielson, son Del - 5 grandchildren, 2 sisters Mrs. Ellen Anderson - Elk River, Mrs. Emma Hanson, Zimmerman, 2 brothers Frank & Emil, Mpls. Services Sat. at 2 p.m. First Ev. Free Churc, 13 av at 7th. Intement Lakewood. Arrangements with Albin Funderal HOm,e Paul Albinsonn director 1400 Park av13,5,14 
Burial*19 Apr 1947 Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Section 20, Lot 506B, Grave 45 

Family

Jennie Elizabeth Gustafson b. 17 Oct 1884, d. 8 Feb 1949
Marriage*30 Dec 1908 Principal=Jennie Elizabeth Gustafson 
Children

Citations

  1. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 State File #: 020540.
  2. [S1095] Pam Gassman Dixie Hansen. March 2011, e-mail address.
  3. [S478] Center for Health Statistics State of California Department of Health Services., California Death Index 1940-1997 (Ancestry.com; Provo UT), Lillian Marie (Nordstrom) Brooks, died 4 October 1994 in Orange Co., California; SS#468-03-1253.
  4. [S1157] Sherburne County., Sherburne County Minnesota Birth Index (sherburnehistorycenter.org), Charley J. Sundgren, son of Charley and Hannah Sundgren; Orrock, Sherburne Co., Minnesota; 20 April 1879.
  5. [S367] Cemetery Record, Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN, http://www.lakewoodcemetery.com;, Burial Site for Charles J. Sundgren: 506B-20-4.
  6. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Orrock, Sherburne Co., Minnesota; ED 65, Image 3.
  7. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Big Lake, Sherburne Co., Minnesota; ED 131, Image 3.
  8. [S1126] 1885 Minnesota State Census, Minnesota, Ancestry.com, Sherburne Co., Minnesota; Image 64.
  9. [S326] 1920 US Federal Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 129, Image 8.
  10. [S497] Www.ancestry.com, Charley John Sundgren, Hennepin Co., Minnesota.
  11. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 129, Image 140.
  12. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Minneaolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 89-224, Image 6.
  13. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 Charles J. Sundgre, died 15 April 1947, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Cert ID: 1947-1034642.
  14. [S1316] Obituary for Charles J. Sundgren published in the Minneapolis Star on 17 April 1947,.
  15. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 State File #: 009859.

Jennie Elizabeth Gustafson1,2

F, b. 17 October 1884, d. 8 February 1949
Jennie Elizabeth (Gustafson) Sundgren
FatherJohn Gustafson3 b. 25 Dec 1839, d. 1921
MotherBetty Inga Johnson3 b. 1 Jan 1849, d. 25 Jul 1930
SSN* SS# 472-07-88934 
Married Name Sundgren1 
Birth*17 Oct 1884 North Branch, Chisago Co., Minnesota5,3,4 
Residence1885 Chisago Co., Minnesota; Age 7 months, born in Minnesota.6 
Residence*1900 North Branch, Chisago Co., Minnesota; Age 15, born Oct 1884 in Minnesota. A twin.7 
Marriage*30 Dec 1908 Principal=Charles Johan Sundgren 
Residence1920 528 17th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 34, born in Minnesota, both parents born in Sweden.8 
Residence1930 5116 18th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 45, born in Minnesota9 
Residence1940 2503 Garfield Ave, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 55, born in Minnesota.10 
Death*8 Feb 1949 Swedish Hospital, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 64 years, 3 months, 21 days. Born in North Branch, Chisago Co., Minnesota on 17 Oct 1884. Daughter of John Gustafson and Betty Johnson, both born in Sweden. Wife of Charles J. Sundgren. Residence is 2503 Garfield Ave. S. in Minneapolis.

Place of death was Swedish Hosptial. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach (6 months duration).

Informant is Delver C. Sundgren of 7247 Tracy, K.C. MO.

Obituary published in the Minneapolis Star on Feb 9, 1949:

Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie E. Sundgren, 64, 2503 Garfield avenue, will be at 2 p.m Thursday at First Evangelical Free church, with burial at Lakewood cemeter.

Born at North Branch, Minn., she had lived in Minneapolis for the pst 45 years.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Alvar Danielson, a son Del Sundgren, Kansas City, Mo; five grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Bert V. Lundberg, and two brothers, Carl W. and Martin E. Gustafson, all of Minneapolis.

Death notice published in the same paper:

SUNDGREN - Mrs. Jennie E., age 64 years, of 2503 Garfield av. Sruvived by daughter, Mrs. Alvar Danielson, Mpls., son Del, Kansas City, Mo; 5 grandchildren, sister, Mrs. Bert V. Lundberg; 2 borthers, C.W. and Martin E. Gustafson, all of Mpls. Services Thursd. 2 pom. First Evangelical Free church, 12th ave S at 7th st. Interment Lakewood. Albin Chapel, Paul Albinson, director, 2200 Nicollet av.1,11 
Burial10 Feb 1949 Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Secion 209, Lot 506B, Grave 55 

Family

Charles Johan Sundgren b. 20 Apr 1879, d. 15 Apr 1947
Marriage*30 Dec 1908 Principal=Charles Johan Sundgren 
Children

Citations

  1. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 State File #: 019049.
  2. [S1095] Pam Gassman Dixie Hansen. March 2011, e-mail address.
  3. [S1154] Photo Albums of Delver Charles and Evelyn Mona (Hansen) Sundgren.
  4. [S1305] Jennie Elizabeth (Gustafson) Sundgren, Certificate of Death Hennepin Co., Minnesota; State File #1949-19049, Filed 10 Feb 1949, Wright Co., MN,.
  5. [S367] Cemetery Record, Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN, http://www.lakewoodcemetery.com;, Burial Site for Jennie Elizabeth Sundgren, Site ID: 506B-20-5.
  6. [S1126] 1885 Minnesota State Census, Minnesota, Ancestry.com, Chisago Co., Minnesota, Image 81.
  7. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, North Branch, Chisago Co., Minnesota; ED 9, Image 20.
  8. [S326] 1920 US Federal Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 129, Image 8.
  9. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 129, Image 140.
  10. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Minneaolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 89-224, Image 6.
  11. [S1315] Minneapolis Star, published 9 Feb 1949 (with photo), Obituary for Sundgren, Jennie E. (Gustafson),.
  12. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 State File #: 009859.

Viola Burdina Sundgren1

F, b. 14 February 1910, d. 5 April 1994
FatherCharles Johan Sundgren1 b. 20 Apr 1879, d. 15 Apr 1947
MotherJennie Elizabeth Gustafson1 b. 17 Oct 1884, d. 8 Feb 1949
Appears on charts:Descendants of Charles Frederick Johansson Sundgren
Name Variation Vi 
Married Name Danielson2 
Birth*14 Feb 1910 Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota1,3,4 
Residence*1920 528 17th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 9, born in Minnesota5 
Residence1930 5116 18th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 20, born in Minnesota. Book Keeper for Corporation.6 
Marriage*30 Dec 1938 Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Principal=Alvar Daniel Danielson2,7 
Residence1940 5329 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 30, born in Minnesota. Stenographer for wholesale oil co.8 
Death*5 Apr 1994 6945 Stevens Ave S., Richfield, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 84, born 14 Feb 1910 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Died 5 April 1994 at 6945 Stevens Ave S (home). Cause of death: acute myocardial infarction (2 hours) due a consequence of A.S. H. P (10 years). Other condition: peptic ulcer. Widow of Alvar D. Danielson. Homemaker.

Parents are Charles J. Sundgren and Jennie E.; Informant is Wayne Danielson of 6945 Stevens Ave S in Richfield.9,10,4 
Burial*8 Apr 1994 Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Section 20, Lot 506B, Grave 6.10 

Family

Alvar Daniel Danielson b. 6 Jun 1908, d. 10 Jan 1987
Marriage*30 Dec 1938 Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Principal=Alvar Daniel Danielson2,7 

Citations

  1. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 State File #: 009859.
  2. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 State File #: 000748.
  3. [S471] Minnesota Department of Health., Minnesota Birth Certificate Index (Minnesota Historical Society), Viola Bardina Sundgren, born 14 Feb 1910 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Cert ID: 1910-39774.
  4. [S1321] Viola Burdina Danielson, Certificate of Death Hennepin Co., Minnesota; State File #: 1994-9859, Wright Co., MN,.
  5. [S326] 1920 US Federal Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 129, Image 8.
  6. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 129, Image 140.
  7. [S1078] Minnesota Official Marriage System (www.mncountry.com), Alvan D. Danielson and Viola B. Sundgren, married 30 Dec 1938 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota.
  8. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 89-399, Image 38.
  9. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 Viola Burdina Danielson, died 14 Feb 1910 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Cert ID: 1994-009859.
  10. [S367] Cemetery Record, Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN, http://www.lakewoodcemetery.com;, Burial Site for Viola Danielson, Site ID: 506B-20-6.

Alvar Daniel Danielson1

M, b. 6 June 1908, d. 10 January 1987
Name Variation Al 
Birth*6 Jun 1908 1 
Note* Alvar's mother's maiden name is Lind2 
Marriage*30 Dec 1938 Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Principal=Viola Burdina Sundgren1,3 
Residence*1940 5329 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Age 31, born in Minnesota. Time Study Clerk for the Ford Motor Co.

Enuemrated with Viola 30.4 
Death*10 Jan 1987 Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota1,5 
Burial*13 Jan 1987 Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Section 20, Lot 506B, Grave 35 

Family

Viola Burdina Sundgren b. 14 Feb 1910, d. 5 Apr 1994
Marriage*30 Dec 1938 Hennepin Co., Minnesota; Principal=Viola Burdina Sundgren1,3 

Citations

  1. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 State File #: 000748.
  2. [S383] State of Minnesota., Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002 State File #: 000748 (1987).
  3. [S1078] Minnesota Official Marriage System (www.mncountry.com), Alvan D. Danielson and Viola B. Sundgren, married 30 Dec 1938 in Hennepin Co., Minnesota.
  4. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota; ED 89-399, Image 38.
  5. [S367] Cemetery Record, Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN, http://www.lakewoodcemetery.com;, Burial Site forAlvar D. Danielson, Site ID: 506B-20-3.

Ralph Kendall Stokes1

M, b. 6 December 1899, d. 24 November 1963
Ralph Kendall Stokes
FatherEdward Ellsworth Stokes1,2 b. 6 Jul 1869, d. 1 Jan 1940
MotherClarissa C. Kendall3,1,2 b. 5 Nov 1872, d. 8 Mar 1964
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Ralph Keith Stokes
SSN* 483-32-10094,1 
Religion* Member of the South Waterloo Church of the Brethren5 
Name Variation Ralph Kendal6 
Birth*6 Dec 1899 Black Hawk Co., Iowa7,4,1,5,2 
Residence1900 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 6/12ths7 
Residence1910 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 108 
Attributes*12 Sep 1918 Medium Height, Medium Build, Gray Eyes, Light Brown Hair6 
Milit-Beg*12 Sep 1918 RFD #2, Arlington, Fayette Co., Iowa; Name listed as Ralph Kendal Stokes; Age 18, born 6 Dec 1899, occupation: farming, Employer: E.E. Stokes6 
Residence1919 Arlington, Fayette Co., Iowa; Farmer2 
Marriage*20 Dec 1919 Home of Samuel Smith, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Witness for the application: Edw. E. Stokes and Mrs. Clara Stokes; Witness to the wedding: Ruth V. and Glenn W. Miller. A. P. Bloiugh, V.D.M. presided.

From the Evening Courier and Reporter, Waterloo Iowa on Saturday, December 20, 1919


Stokes-Hillock - This afternoon at 3 o'clock the marriage of Miss Lillian Hillock and Ralph Stokes was solmnized at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Smith, Orange township. Rev. A.B. Blough of the Church of the Brthern read the service iin the presence of about 65 guests. Miss Ruth Miller, cousin of the birde was her attendant and Glenn MIller, the groom's cousin, was best man. Mr. W.W. Stokes played the wedding march.

Following the ceremony a weding supper was served by Mrs. F. C. Miller and Mrs. R.D. Smith, assisted by Misses June and Blanche Miller, Fern and Marguerite Smith.

The bride's gown was of white satin and lace. She wore a full length veil and carried a shower bouquet of white roses. Miss Miller wore pink satin and georgette and carried pink roses.

Mrs. Stokes has made her home with her grandparnets, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Smith, on a fram near here. Mr. Stokes is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stokes, Arlington, Ia. They will leave at once for Shebina, Mo., where they will live on a farm. Out of town guest were Mr. and Mrs. Wallace W. Stokes and family, Arlington, Ia; Mr. and Mrs. Simon Bitterly and daughter, Mabel, freeport, Ill., and N.C. Smith, Eldorado, Kan.; Principal=Lillian E. Hillock9,5,10,2 
Residence*1920 Smithfield, Fayette Co., Iowa; Age 20, Farmer; enumerated with his parents, his brother, and his wife (Lillian E.).11 
Residence1930 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 30, Farmer; both of his parents were born in Iowa. Age 20 at the time of first marriage.12 
Marriage*20 Aug 1937 Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Principal=Urania Buker13,5 
Residence1940 Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa14 
Residence1940 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 40, born in Iowa. Team Hauler - County Route.

Enumerated with Runia 46, Zelma 19, Eugene 16, and Kieth 15 and with Steop children Gale Mather 14 and Velda Mather 11.15 
Employment*b Jan 1963 Truck Driver, Creamery Co-op; Hauled milk and cream to the Hudson Co-op until his retirement in January 19631,5 
Residence1963 Rt. 4, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa5 
Death*24 Nov 1963 St. Francis Hospital, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Cause of death: Carcinomatosis (1 year), due to carcinoma of the lung (2 years). Informant: R. Keith Stokes

Lynne (Stokes) Hansen about her grandfather: "he died in approx 1962- (i barely knew him)

Waterloo Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, 25 November 1963

RALPH K. STOKES

Ralph K. Stokes, 63, of Rt. 4, died about 7:15 a.m. Sunday at St. Francis hospital after suffering from cancer.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the South Waterloo Church of the Brethren, the Rev. Clarence D. Sink officiating. Burial will be in Orange Cemetery.

The casket will be taken to the church from Locke funeral home at noon Wednesday and will remain open until the service. It will not be opened after the service.

Stokes was born in Black Hawk County Dec. 6, 1899, the son of Edward E. and Clarissa Kendall Stokes.

He married Lillian E. Hillock in December 1919. She died in May of 1935. On Aug 20, 1937, Stokes married Urania Mather here.

Stokes had hauled milk and cream to the Hudson Co-op for many years until his retirement Jan. 1 of this year. He was a member of the South Waterloo Church of the Brethren.

Stokes is survived by his widow; three sons, Eugene Stokes of 2111 Hickory lane, Cedar Falls, R. Keith Stokes, of 315 Denver St. and Gail E. Mather of 601 Wallgate Ave.; two daughters, Mrs. Zelma Latner, of Pleasant Hill Calif., and Mrs. Velda Smedley, of 907 Hartman Ave.

He is also survived by his mother, Mrs. Clarissa Foster, of the Western Home at Cedar Falls; three brothers, Wallace W. of Janesville, Russell T. of 821 Bourland Ave., and Milo, of Clarence, Mo; and 17 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.13,4,1,5 
Burial*27 Nov 1963 Orange Cemetery, Black Hawk Co., Iowa1,5 

Family 1

Lillian E. Hillock b. 4 Nov 1898, d. 15 May 1935
Marriage*20 Dec 1919 Home of Samuel Smith, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Witness for the application: Edw. E. Stokes and Mrs. Clara Stokes; Witness to the wedding: Ruth V. and Glenn W. Miller. A. P. Bloiugh, V.D.M. presided.

From the Evening Courier and Reporter, Waterloo Iowa on Saturday, December 20, 1919


Stokes-Hillock - This afternoon at 3 o'clock the marriage of Miss Lillian Hillock and Ralph Stokes was solmnized at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Smith, Orange township. Rev. A.B. Blough of the Church of the Brthern read the service iin the presence of about 65 guests. Miss Ruth Miller, cousin of the birde was her attendant and Glenn MIller, the groom's cousin, was best man. Mr. W.W. Stokes played the wedding march.

Following the ceremony a weding supper was served by Mrs. F. C. Miller and Mrs. R.D. Smith, assisted by Misses June and Blanche Miller, Fern and Marguerite Smith.

The bride's gown was of white satin and lace. She wore a full length veil and carried a shower bouquet of white roses. Miss Miller wore pink satin and georgette and carried pink roses.

Mrs. Stokes has made her home with her grandparnets, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Smith, on a fram near here. Mr. Stokes is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stokes, Arlington, Ia. They will leave at once for Shebina, Mo., where they will live on a farm. Out of town guest were Mr. and Mrs. Wallace W. Stokes and family, Arlington, Ia; Mr. and Mrs. Simon Bitterly and daughter, Mabel, freeport, Ill., and N.C. Smith, Eldorado, Kan.; Principal=Lillian E. Hillock9,5,10,2 
Children

Family 2

Urania Buker b. c 1894
Marriage*20 Aug 1937 Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Principal=Urania Buker13,5 

Citations

  1. [S525] Ralph Kendall Stokes, Death Certificate 63-24159, 27 Nov 1963,.
  2. [S559] Ralph K. Stokes and Lillian Hillock, Marriage Certificate, 20 Dec 1919, "Marriage Certificate - Black Hawk Co., Iowa," Record #36,.
  3. [S483] Kendall Laughlin., Descendants of William Kendall of Ashford, Connecticut and Caledonia County Vermont (2nd edition, 1955; (2005: on Ancestry.com)), p. 20.
  4. [S418] Social Security Administration., US Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 (Ancestry.com),.
  5. [S537] Obituary for Ralph Kendall Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (25 November 1963),.
  6. [S497] Www.ancestry.com, Ralph Kendal Stokes, Fayette Co., Iowa; 14-1-22C.
  7. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 17,Sheet 3A.
  8. [S325] 1910 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 31, Sheet 1A.
  9. [S532] Lillian C. Stokes, Death Certificate C7-167-198, 5 June 1935,.
  10. [S550] Obituary for Lillian (Hillock) Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (15 May 1935),.
  11. [S326] 1920 US Federal Census, Smithfield, Fayette Co., IA; ED 104, Sheet 6A.
  12. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 37, Sheet 2B.
  13. [S477] Lynne (Stokes) Hansen to Dixie Hansen. 4 April 2005.
  14. [S549] Obituary for Edward E. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (2 Jan 1940),.
  15. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; ED 7-52, Image 10.

Lillian E. Hillock1

F, b. 4 November 1898, d. 15 May 1935
Lillian (Hillock) Stokes

1894-1935
FatherThomas W. Hillock2,3,4,5 b. c 1870
MotherNora Esther Smith2,3,6,4,5 b. 31 Aug 1872, d. 26 Nov 1901
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Ralph Keith Stokes
Name Variation Hillocke 
Name Variation Lillian C.; Name on death certificate appears to read Lillian C. Stokes rather than Lillian E.3 
Birth*4 Nov 1898 Samuel Smith Farm, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Birth certificate lists date of birth as 3 November 1898, Other records list 4 November 1898.7,8,2,9,3,10,4,5 
Residence1900 East Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 12 
Residence1901 Washington, District of Columbia6 
Residence1910 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 11, Living with her Grandparents: Samuel and Lydia Smith; record indicates that she was born in Iowa, that her father was born in South Dakota, and that her mother was born in Pennsylvania11 
Marriage*20 Dec 1919 Home of Samuel Smith, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Witness for the application: Edw. E. Stokes and Mrs. Clara Stokes; Witness to the wedding: Ruth V. and Glenn W. Miller. A. P. Bloiugh, V.D.M. presided.

From the Evening Courier and Reporter, Waterloo Iowa on Saturday, December 20, 1919


Stokes-Hillock - This afternoon at 3 o'clock the marriage of Miss Lillian Hillock and Ralph Stokes was solmnized at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Smith, Orange township. Rev. A.B. Blough of the Church of the Brthern read the service iin the presence of about 65 guests. Miss Ruth Miller, cousin of the birde was her attendant and Glenn MIller, the groom's cousin, was best man. Mr. W.W. Stokes played the wedding march.

Following the ceremony a weding supper was served by Mrs. F. C. Miller and Mrs. R.D. Smith, assisted by Misses June and Blanche Miller, Fern and Marguerite Smith.

The bride's gown was of white satin and lace. She wore a full length veil and carried a shower bouquet of white roses. Miss Miller wore pink satin and georgette and carried pink roses.

Mrs. Stokes has made her home with her grandparnets, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Smith, on a fram near here. Mr. Stokes is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stokes, Arlington, Ia. They will leave at once for Shebina, Mo., where they will live on a farm. Out of town guest were Mr. and Mrs. Wallace W. Stokes and family, Arlington, Ia; Mr. and Mrs. Simon Bitterly and daughter, Mabel, freeport, Ill., and N.C. Smith, Eldorado, Kan.; Principal=Ralph Kendall Stokes3,12,10,4 
Married Namec 1920 Stokes 
Residence*1920 Smithfield, Fayette Co., Iowa; Age 21, enumerated with her husband's parents, her husband's brother, and her husband. Her mother was born in Iowa. Can't read where her father was born, may say "Can't -?"8 
Residence1930 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 31, father's place of birth is unknown, mother's place of birth is Iowa. Age 21 at the time of first marriage.7 
Death*15 May 1935 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Cause of death: acute sinusitis (frontal and anterior) [since May 2, 1935] with contributory pulmonary infarct left [May 14, 1935]. Informant is Ralph Stokes, Waterloo, Iowa.

Waterloo Daily Courier, 15 May 1935

MRS. RALPH STOKES.

Mrs. Ralph Stokes, 36, Orange township, died at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in a Waterloo hospital, of sinus infection and complications. She entered the hospital five days ago.

Lillian Hillock, daughter of Thomas and Nora E. Hillock, was born Nov. 4, 1898, on the Samuel Smith farm in Orange township where she continued to live with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, after the death of her mother in 1901.

She was married there Dec. 19, 1919, to Ralph Stokes. Mrs. Stokes was a member of the Orange Community church.

Surviving besides her husband are three children, Zelma Rose, Eugene Edward and Ralph Keith.

Funeral services will be a Petersen Bros.’ chapel at 2 p.m. Friday and at the Orange Community church at 2:30, Elder W.H. Yoder officiating. Burial will be in the Orange cemetery.9,3,10 
Burial*17 May 1935 Orange Center Cemetery, Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Embalmer: Peterson Bros.9,10 

Family

Ralph Kendall Stokes b. 6 Dec 1899, d. 24 Nov 1963
Marriage*20 Dec 1919 Home of Samuel Smith, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Witness for the application: Edw. E. Stokes and Mrs. Clara Stokes; Witness to the wedding: Ruth V. and Glenn W. Miller. A. P. Bloiugh, V.D.M. presided.

From the Evening Courier and Reporter, Waterloo Iowa on Saturday, December 20, 1919


Stokes-Hillock - This afternoon at 3 o'clock the marriage of Miss Lillian Hillock and Ralph Stokes was solmnized at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Smith, Orange township. Rev. A.B. Blough of the Church of the Brthern read the service iin the presence of about 65 guests. Miss Ruth Miller, cousin of the birde was her attendant and Glenn MIller, the groom's cousin, was best man. Mr. W.W. Stokes played the wedding march.

Following the ceremony a weding supper was served by Mrs. F. C. Miller and Mrs. R.D. Smith, assisted by Misses June and Blanche Miller, Fern and Marguerite Smith.

The bride's gown was of white satin and lace. She wore a full length veil and carried a shower bouquet of white roses. Miss Miller wore pink satin and georgette and carried pink roses.

Mrs. Stokes has made her home with her grandparnets, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Smith, on a fram near here. Mr. Stokes is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stokes, Arlington, Ia. They will leave at once for Shebina, Mo., where they will live on a farm. Out of town guest were Mr. and Mrs. Wallace W. Stokes and family, Arlington, Ia; Mr. and Mrs. Simon Bitterly and daughter, Mabel, freeport, Ill., and N.C. Smith, Eldorado, Kan.; Principal=Ralph Kendall Stokes3,12,10,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S478] Center for Health Statistics State of California Department of Health Services., California Death Index 1940-1997 (Ancestry.com; Provo UT),.
  2. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, East Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; ED 13, Sheet 18A.
  3. [S532] Lillian C. Stokes, Death Certificate C7-167-198, 5 June 1935,.
  4. [S559] Ralph K. Stokes and Lillian Hillock, Marriage Certificate, 20 Dec 1919, "Marriage Certificate - Black Hawk Co., Iowa," Record #36,.
  5. [S563] Lillian E. Hillocke, Birth Record Book 3, page 29, #6115, 3 April 1899,.
  6. [S536] Semi-Weekly Waterloo Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (29 November 1901 and 3 December 1901),.
  7. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 37, Sheet 2B.
  8. [S326] 1920 US Federal Census, Smithfield, Fayette Co., IA; ED 104, Sheet 6A.
  9. [S475] Works Project Adminstration (WPA)., Graves Registration Project Lillian E. Stokes entry, Cemeteries of Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Vols 1-4.
  10. [S550] Obituary for Lillian (Hillock) Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (15 May 1935),.
  11. [S325] 1910 US Federal Census, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 31, Sheet 2B.
  12. [S537] Obituary for Ralph Kendall Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (25 November 1963),.

Zelma Rose Stokes1

F, b. 27 November 1920, d. 17 December 1992
FatherRalph Kendall Stokes b. 6 Dec 1899, d. 24 Nov 1963
MotherLillian E. Hillock2 b. 4 Nov 1898, d. 15 May 1935
Biography*  
SSN* 480-16-85111 
Married Name Latner3 
Birth*27 Nov 1920 Iowa4,1 
Residence*1930 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 94 
Residence1940 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 19, single, born in Iowa.5 
Marriage* Principal=Louis A. Latner3 
Residence1963 Pleasant Hill, California6 
Death*17 Dec 1992 Contra Costa Co., California1 

Family

Louis A. Latner b. 1 Oct 1909, d. 30 Jul 1985
Marriage* Principal=Louis A. Latner3 

Citations

  1. [S478] Center for Health Statistics State of California Department of Health Services., California Death Index 1940-1997 (Ancestry.com; Provo UT),.
  2. [S550] Obituary for Lillian (Hillock) Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (15 May 1935),.
  3. [S477] Lynne (Stokes) Hansen to Dixie Hansen. Received 5 April 2005.
  4. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 37, Sheet 2B.
  5. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; ED 7-52, Image 10.
  6. [S537] Obituary for Ralph Kendall Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (25 November 1963),.

Eugene Edward Stokes1

M, b. 5 May 1923, d. 30 April 2010
FatherRalph Kendall Stokes b. 6 Dec 1899, d. 24 Nov 1963
MotherLillian E. Hillock1 b. 4 Nov 1898, d. 15 May 1935
Marriage* Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Principal=Jean M. Caley 
Birth*5 May 1923 Iowa2 
Residence*1930 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 62 
Residence1940 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 16, born in Iowa.3 
Residence1963 2111 Hickory Ln, Cedar Falls, Iowa4 
Death*30 Apr 2010 Iowa City, Johnson Co., Iowa 
Burial* Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., Iowa 

Family

Jean M. Caley b. 26 Aug 1921, d. 29 Jun 2015
Marriage* Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Principal=Jean M. Caley 
Child

Citations

  1. [S550] Obituary for Lillian (Hillock) Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (15 May 1935),.
  2. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 37, Sheet 2B.
  3. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; ED 7-52, Image 10.
  4. [S537] Obituary for Ralph Kendall Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (25 November 1963),.

Edward Ellsworth Stokes

M, b. 6 July 1869, d. 1 January 1940
Edward Ellsworth Stokes
1869-1940
FatherWesley Strange Stokes1 b. 8 Apr 1844, d. 10 Nov 1905
MotherMary Catherine Grigsby1 b. 9 Jul 1848, d. 1 Jun 1883
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Ralph Keith Stokes
Religion* First Methodist church, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; A lifelong member of First Methodist church, Waterloo2 
Name Variation Stoakes2 
Birth*6 Jul 1869 Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa3,4,5,6,7,1,2 
Residence1870 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 16 
Residence1880 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 10, at school.5 
Marriage*8 Feb 1893 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Married 17 years at time of 1910 census; Principal=Clarissa C. Kendall3,8,9,2,10,11 
Residence1895 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 257 
Residence1900 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 30, married 7 years, Farmer; Enumerated with his wife, Clarissa; sons Wallace, Russell, and Ralph, and a Farm Laborer, Obadiah Flickingen, 18 years old, who was from Pennsylvania12 
Residence19 Oct 1907 RFD #2, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa13 
Residence1910 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 40, Farmer4 
Residence1910 Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa14 
Residence*1920 Smithfield, Fayette Co., Iowa; Age 50, Farmer; Father born in Indiana, Mother born in Ohio15 
Residence Arlington, Iowa; lived 4 years a Arlington, Iowa.2 
Residence Shelbina, Shelby Co., Missouri; lived 10 years in Shelbina, Missouri2 
Employment* Farmer1 
Residence1940 RFD #4, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa1 
Death*1 Jan 1940 home at Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Cause of death: Terminal pneumonia (3 days) due to myocardial failure (2 weeks). Informant: Clarissa Stokes.

Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa; 2 January 1940, page 2

EDWARD E. STOAKES.

Edward E. Stoakes, resident of Orange township 56 years, died at 10:45 p.m. Monday at his home on Ridgeway avenue, of heart diseases. He was 70 years old and had been a lifelong farmer.

He was born July 6, 1869, in Orange township and with the exception of four years at Arlington, Ia., and 10 years at Shelbina, Mo., had always lived there. He was a life member of First Methodist church, Waterloo.

Mr. Stoakes married Clarissa C. Kendall Feb. 8, 1893, in Waterloo.

Surviving are the widow; four sons, Wallace, 3001 Fourth street west; Russell, 1733 Falls avenue; Ralph, Orange township, and Milo, Clarence Mo.; nine grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Cal J. Miller, 2112 Fourth street west; numerous nieces and nephews.

Two sisters and one brother preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Petersen Bros. chapel with Rev. H.L. Weiss, pastor of First Methodist church, officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.3,1,2 
Burial*4 Jan 1940 Memorial Park Cemetery, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Funeral Director: Petersen Bros.1,2 

Family

Clarissa C. Kendall b. 5 Nov 1872, d. 8 Mar 1964
Marriage*8 Feb 1893 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Married 17 years at time of 1910 census; Principal=Clarissa C. Kendall3,8,9,2,10,11 
Children

Citations

  1. [S533] Edward Ellsworth Stokes, Death Certificate 7-?-6, 4 Jan 1940,.
  2. [S549] Obituary for Edward E. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (2 Jan 1940),.
  3. [S474] Cindy Foster, Descendents of Berryman Stokes (Family Tree Maker Report), 4 April 2005,.
  4. [S325] 1910 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 31, Sheet 1A.
  5. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 56, Sheet 525A.
  6. [S329] 1870 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; page 13.
  7. [S479] 1895 Iowa State Census, Iowa, Ancestry.com, Orange, Blackhawk Co., Iowa.
  8. [S481] Isiah Van Metre., History of Black Hawk County, Iowa and Representative Citizens (Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, 1904), Entry for Edwin Wallace Kendall, p 679-680.
  9. [S483] Kendall Laughlin., Descendants of William Kendall of Ashford, Connecticut and Caledonia County Vermont (2nd edition, 1955; (2005: on Ancestry.com)), p. 20.
  10. [S556] Obituary for Clarissa (Kendall) Stokes Foster, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (9 March 1964),.
  11. [S564] Clarissa Kendall and Edward E. Stokes, Marriage Certificate, 8 Feb 1893, "Marriage Certificate - Black Hawk Co., Iowa," Book M, #247,.
  12. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 17,Sheet 3A.
  13. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Edward E. Stokes on 19 October 1907.
  14. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.
  15. [S326] 1920 US Federal Census, Smithfield, Fayette Co., IA; ED 104, Sheet 6A.
  16. [S525] Ralph Kendall Stokes, Death Certificate 63-24159, 27 Nov 1963,.
  17. [S559] Ralph K. Stokes and Lillian Hillock, Marriage Certificate, 20 Dec 1919, "Marriage Certificate - Black Hawk Co., Iowa," Record #36,.

Clarissa C. Kendall1

F, b. 5 November 1872, d. 8 March 1964
Clarissa C. (Kendall) Stokes
1872-1964
FatherEdwin Wallace Kendall2,3,4 b. 23 Jun 1837, d. 3 Oct 1937
MotherDella W. Warren2 b. c 1844, d. 31 Aug 1890
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Ralph Keith Stokes
Note* Clarissa's death certificate and her obituary list her father as Wallace Kendall and her mother as Lisa Childs. Her son, Russell T. Stokes was the informant. The name "Lisa Childs" does not jive with census and other records... so it's listing here is a mystery waiting to be unravelled. Perhaps Della Warren's mother?5 
Religion* East Janesville, Bremer Co., Iowa; Member of the East Janesville Methodist Church5 
Married Name Foster 
Married Name Stokes 
Name Variation Clara C.2 
Birth*5 Nov 1872 Illinois6,7,4 
Residence1880 LaMoille, Bureau Co., Illinois; Age 72 
Marriage*8 Feb 1893 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Married 17 years at time of 1910 census; Principal=Edward Ellsworth Stokes1,8,9,10,5,11 
Residence1895 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 2212 
Residence1900 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 276 
Residence1910 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 37, Mother of 4 children of whom 4 are living in 191013 
Residence*1920 Smithfield, Fayette Co., Iowa; Age 47, born in Illinois; Father born in Vermont, Mother born in Massachusetts7 
Residence1937 near the end of Sheridan Rd, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa14 
Residence1940 Lester, Lyon Co., Iowa; Age 67, widow, born in Illinois. Resided in Waterloo in 1935. HOusekeeper in her sister' s home.15 
Residence1940 RFD #4, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa16 
Marriage*Apr 1943 Arlington, Fayette Co., Iowa; Principal=Alan Foster17,5 
ResidenceNov 1963 Western Home, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Address: 420 E 11st St.18 
Death*8 Mar 1964 Western Home, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Cause of Death: Coronary thrombosis (30 minutes); Informant: Russell T. Stokes

Waterloo Daily Courier
, 9 March 1964

MRS. CLARISSA FOSTER

Mrs. Clarissa Stokes Foster, 91, of the Western Home in Cedar Falls, died at the home at 6:10 p.m. Sunday from complications of age.

She was born in La Moille, Ill., on Nov. 5, 1872, the daughter of Wallace and Lisa Kendall.

She was married to Edward E. Stokes, Feb. 8, 1893, in Waterloo, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 1, 1940.

She was married to Alan Foster in April, 1943, at Arlington and he preceded her in death in 1948.

She was a member of the East Janesville Methodist Church and was the first president of the West Orange Club.

She is survived by three sons, Wallace W. Stokes of Janesville; Russell T. Stokes, 821 Bourland Ave.; and Milo J. Stokes, of Clarnence, Mo.; 10 grandchildren, and 25 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, her parents, one son, five sisters, and one brother.

Arrangements are pending at the Locke Funeral Home.5,4 
Burial*11 Mar 1964 Memorial Park, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa4 

Family 1

Edward Ellsworth Stokes b. 6 Jul 1869, d. 1 Jan 1940
Marriage*8 Feb 1893 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Married 17 years at time of 1910 census; Principal=Edward Ellsworth Stokes1,8,9,10,5,11 
Children

Family 2

Alan Foster d. 1948
Marriage*Apr 1943 Arlington, Fayette Co., Iowa; Principal=Alan Foster17,5 

Citations

  1. [S474] Cindy Foster, Descendents of Berryman Stokes (Family Tree Maker Report), 4 April 2005,.
  2. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, LaMoille, Bureau Co., Illinois; ED 13, Sheet 13A.
  3. [S483] Kendall Laughlin., Descendants of William Kendall of Ashford, Connecticut and Caledonia County Vermont (2nd edition, 1955; (2005: on Ancestry.com)), p. 16.
  4. [S557] Clarissa (Kendall) Stokes Foster, Death Certificate 230, 18 March 1964,.
  5. [S556] Obituary for Clarissa (Kendall) Stokes Foster, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (9 March 1964),.
  6. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 17,Sheet 3A.
  7. [S326] 1920 US Federal Census, Smithfield, Fayette Co., IA; ED 104, Sheet 6A.
  8. [S481] Isiah Van Metre., History of Black Hawk County, Iowa and Representative Citizens (Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, 1904), Entry for Edwin Wallace Kendall, p 679-680.
  9. [S483] Kendall Laughlin., Descendants of William Kendall of Ashford, Connecticut and Caledonia County Vermont (2nd edition, 1955; (2005: on Ancestry.com)), p. 20.
  10. [S549] Obituary for Edward E. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (2 Jan 1940),.
  11. [S564] Clarissa Kendall and Edward E. Stokes, Marriage Certificate, 8 Feb 1893, "Marriage Certificate - Black Hawk Co., Iowa," Book M, #247,.
  12. [S479] 1895 Iowa State Census, Iowa, Ancestry.com, Black Hawk Co., Iowa (online database).
  13. [S325] 1910 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 31, Sheet 1A.
  14. [S540] Obituary for Edwin Wallace Kendall, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (6 October 1937),.
  15. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Lester, Lyon Co., Iowa; ED 60-13, Image 1.
  16. [S533] Edward Ellsworth Stokes, Death Certificate 7-?-6, 4 Jan 1940,.
  17. [S477] Lynne (Stokes) Hansen to Dixie Hansen. To Dixie Hansen on 6/8/05.
  18. [S537] Obituary for Ralph Kendall Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (25 November 1963),.
  19. [S525] Ralph Kendall Stokes, Death Certificate 63-24159, 27 Nov 1963,.
  20. [S559] Ralph K. Stokes and Lillian Hillock, Marriage Certificate, 20 Dec 1919, "Marriage Certificate - Black Hawk Co., Iowa," Record #36,.

Milo J. Stokes1

M, b. circa 1907
FatherEdward Ellsworth Stokes b. 6 Jul 1869, d. 1 Jan 1940
MotherClarissa C. Kendall2 b. 5 Nov 1872, d. 8 Mar 1964
Birth*c 1907 Iowa3,4 
Residence1910 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 33 
Residence*1920 Smithfield, Fayette Co., Iowa; Age 134 
Marriage*c 1927 Principal=Joan (?)5 
Residence1930 Clay Township, Monroe Co., Missouri; Age 23, married at age 20, Farmer on a general farm, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Illinois. Enumerated with wife, Joan (age 22) and son, Thomas E. (age 1)5 
Residence1940 Woodlawn, Monroe Co., Missouri; Age 33, born in Iowa. Farming.

Enumerated with Joe N 32, Tomas E 11, and Walker W. 6.1 
Residence1940 Clarence, Shelby Co., Missouri6 
Residence1963 Clarence, Shelby Co., Missouri7 
Residence1964 Clarence, Shelby Co., Missouri8 

Family

Joan (?) b. c 1908
Marriage*c 1927 Principal=Joan (?)5 

Citations

  1. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Woodlawn, Monroe Co., Missouri; ED 69-21; Image 17.
  2. [S483] Kendall Laughlin., Descendants of William Kendall of Ashford, Connecticut and Caledonia County Vermont (2nd edition, 1955; (2005: on Ancestry.com)), p. 20.
  3. [S325] 1910 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 31, Sheet 1A.
  4. [S326] 1920 US Federal Census, Smithfield, Fayette Co., IA; ED 104, Sheet 6A.
  5. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Clay Township, Monroe Co., MO; ED 1, Sheet 6B.
  6. [S549] Obituary for Edward E. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (2 Jan 1940),.
  7. [S537] Obituary for Ralph Kendall Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (25 November 1963),.
  8. [S556] Obituary for Clarissa (Kendall) Stokes Foster, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (9 March 1964),.

Wallace W. Stokes

M, b. November 1893
FatherEdward Ellsworth Stokes b. 6 Jul 1869, d. 1 Jan 1940
MotherClarissa C. Kendall1 b. 5 Nov 1872, d. 8 Mar 1964
Marriage* Principal=Ava G. (?)2 
Birth*Nov 1893 Black Hawk Co., Iowa3,4 
Residence1895 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 04 
Residence1900 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 63 
Residence*1910 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 165 
Residence1940 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 46, born in Iowa. Farmer with own home.

Enumrated with Ava G. 45, Zada Mae 19, Arthur W. 14 and with lodger, Steve Genette 24.2 
Residence1940 3001 Fourth St. W, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa6 
Residence1963 Janesville, Bremer Co., Iowa7 
Residence1964 Janesville, Bremer Co., Iowa8 

Family

Ava G. (?) b. c 1895
Marriage* Principal=Ava G. (?)2 

Citations

  1. [S483] Kendall Laughlin., Descendants of William Kendall of Ashford, Connecticut and Caledonia County Vermont (2nd edition, 1955; (2005: on Ancestry.com)), p. 20.
  2. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; ED 7-25, Image 114.
  3. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 17,Sheet 3A.
  4. [S479] 1895 Iowa State Census, Iowa, Ancestry.com, Orange, Blackhawk Co., Iowa.
  5. [S325] 1910 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 31, Sheet 1A.
  6. [S549] Obituary for Edward E. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (2 Jan 1940),.
  7. [S537] Obituary for Ralph Kendall Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (25 November 1963),.
  8. [S556] Obituary for Clarissa (Kendall) Stokes Foster, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (9 March 1964),.

Russell T. Stokes

M, b. April 1895
FatherEdward Ellsworth Stokes b. 6 Jul 1869, d. 1 Jan 1940
MotherClarissa C. Kendall1 b. 5 Nov 1872, d. 8 Mar 1964
Birth*Apr 1895 Iowa2,3 
Residence1900 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 52 
Residence*1910 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 14 
Marriage*c 1923 In the 1930 census, Russell and Mildred each are listed as having first been married when they were 27 years old; Principal=Mildred A. (?) 
Residence1930 1733 Falls Ave, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 35, owns a home valued at $,3000; Stockroom Helper in a Factory; Enumerated with his wife, Mildred, and his daughters, Regina and Charlotte3 
Residence1940 1733 Falls Ave, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 44, born in Iowa. Stock Room Clerk at John Deere Tractor Co. Earned $1,300 in 1939.

Enumerated with Mildred A. 46, Regina A. 17, and Charlotte L. 14.4 
Residence1940 1733 Falls ave, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa5 
Residence1963 821 Bourland Ave, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa6 
Reference*1964 821 Bourland Ave, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa7 

Family

Mildred A. (?) b. c 1895
Marriage*c 1923 In the 1930 census, Russell and Mildred each are listed as having first been married when they were 27 years old; Principal=Mildred A. (?) 

Citations

  1. [S483] Kendall Laughlin., Descendants of William Kendall of Ashford, Connecticut and Caledonia County Vermont (2nd edition, 1955; (2005: on Ancestry.com)), p. 20.
  2. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA, ED 17,Sheet 3A.
  3. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 16, Sheet 1B.
  4. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; ED 7-17, Image 3.
  5. [S549] Obituary for Edward E. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (2 Jan 1940),.
  6. [S537] Obituary for Ralph Kendall Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (25 November 1963),.
  7. [S556] Obituary for Clarissa (Kendall) Stokes Foster, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (9 March 1964),.

Wesley Strange Stokes1

M, b. 8 April 1844, d. 10 November 1905
Wesley Stokes, after 1868
photo provided by Cindy Foster
FatherRobert Firman Stokes2,3 b. 12 Sep 1812, d. 16 Sep 1869
MotherSarah Ann Wilson2,3 b. 1 Nov 1814, d. 15 Feb 1855
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Ralph Keith Stokes
Religion* Methodist, a member of the Methodist Episcopal. Church4,5 
Name Variation W.S. Stoker; Names is listed as "Stoker" in the 1870 census.6 
Birth*8 Apr 1844 Putnam Co., Indiana7,8,9,10,11,12,13,2,14,15,3,16,4,5 
Residencec 1848 McDonough Co., Illinois4 
Residence1850 McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 69 
Education* LaHarpe, Hancock Co., Illinois; Educated at an Academy at LaHarpe2 
Residence1860 Emmet, McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 158 
Milit-Beg*12 Aug 1862 Bruce, Illinois; Civil War Veteran, 124th Illinois Infantry; Filed for Pension (in Iowa) on 12 July 1890, App # 804103, Certificate #567422; His widow Rebecca filed for Widows benefits (in Iowa) on 1 Dec 1905, App # 838895, Certificate #644695.

Enlisted as a Private on 12 Aug 1862, Residence: Bruce, IL (or Malcomb, Illinois); Served in the Union / Distinguished Service. Mustered into Company I of the 124th Infanty Regiment IL; Mustered out on 15 August 1865 in Camp Douglas in Chicago, IL.

Note: Milton Stokes (brother to Wesley) was Musician in the same company. (either I or D)

As soon as he was old enough he volunteered in defense of the Union, enlisting in Company I, One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Illinois Infantry, August 12, 1862. He participated in the campaign and battles leading to the siege and capture of Vicksburg, and later was in the campaign against Johnston’s army. His regiment being transferred to the Gulf department, he participated in the campaign against Mobile in 1865, and was in the assault and capture of Spanish Fort, where he acted as Colorbearer. During his three years of service he only off duty three days. He was honorably discharged, being mustered out at Chicago as Sergeant, August 15, 1865.10,17,5 
Milit-Beg12 Aug 1862 Macomb, McDonough Co., Illinois18,4 
Milit-End*13 Aug 1865 Camp Douglas, Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Mustered out of Company I of the 124h Infanty of Illinois as Sergeant.17,19 
Residencec 1865 Henderson Co., Illinois4,5 
Marriage*12 Feb 1868 Henderson Co., Illinois; February 2nd?; Principal=Mary Catherine Grigsby7,2,20,5 
Residence1868 Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa4 
Residence1870 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 26, Farmer; Real Estate valued at $7,040; Personal Estate at $875; Enumerated with Mary C., Edward E. and Ella E. as well as with a Stoker Jno A., age 19, farmer born in Illinois6 
Residence*1880 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 35, Farmer; Born in Indiana, both parents born in Kentucky. Enumerated with his wife, Mary C., children Edward E., Ellen E. Ada M., Clara E., Arthur E. and with a 22 year old servant (farm laborer) from Ohio.11 
Marriage*22 Feb 1885 Residence of S.H. Miller, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Marriage certificate signed by by S. H. Miller, Minister of the Gospel; Principal=Rebecca H. Miller2,21,4,5 
Biography1886 Historical and Biographical Record of Black Hawk County, Iowa. Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886
p. 353
Wesley S. Stokes, a prominent agriculturist of Orange Township, residing on section 8, is a native of Putnam County, Indiana, born April 8, 1844. When he was four years of age his parents, Robert F. and Sally Ann Stokes, settled in McDonough County, Illinois, and there his mother died in 1855, aged forty-one years. Wesley S. spent his youth in assisting his father on the farm, and attending school during the winter months. As soon as he was old enough he volunteered in defense of the Union, enlisting in Company I, One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Illinois Infantry, August 12, 1862. He participated in the campaign and battles leading to the siege and capture of Vicksburg, and later was in the campaign against Johnston’s army. His regiment being transferred to the Gulf department, he participated in the campaign against Mobile in 1865, and was in the assault and capture of Spanish Fort, where he acted as Colorbearer. During his three years of service he only off duty three days. He was honorably discharged, being mustered out at Chicago as Sergeant, August 15, 1865. After the war he went to Henderson County, Illinois, his parents having moved to that county during his absence. He was married in that county February 12, 1868, to Mary C. Grigsby, a native of Muskinghum County, Ohio, daughter of John and Jane Grigsby. Mrs. Stokes died June 1, 1883, leaving five children – Edward E. and Ella E. (twins), Ida M., Clara E. and Arthur E., who died December 31, 1884, in his ninth year. After his marriage Mr. Stokes made his present residence his home, and commenced improving his prairie farm of 200 acres. This farm is now classed among the finest improved farms in this part of Black Hawk County, and building improvements are not excelled in this neighborhood. Mr. Stokes was again married, February 22, 1885, taking for his second wife Rebecca Miller. She was born in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, December 31, 1845, a daughter of Jonas and Sarah Miller. When she was five years old her mother died. Her father subsequently married again and settled in Orange Township in 1875, where he died in June, 1881, in his seventy-third year, after which his widow returned to Pennsylvania. In politics Mr. Stokes affiliates with the Republican party. He is at present a member of the Board of Township Trustees, and is one of the township’s most esteemed citizens. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and his wife belongs to the German Baptist church.5 
Attributes* 5' 8" tall, light complexion, light hair, gray eyes22 
Illness*3 Jul 1890 Lumbago, Disease of stomach, Injury to spine22 
Residence1895 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 5114 
Residence1897 1027 W 4th St., Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; moved from Orange to Waterloo2 
Residence1900 West Fourth, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 56, Enumerated with his wife, Rebecca (not the mother of his children), and daughters Ella and Ida12 
Biography* From the History of Black Hawk County and Representative Citizens (published between 1904-1905)

Wesley S. Stokes, a member of the Board of Supervisors of Black Hawk Co., IA, elected from the third supervisor district, is one of the most prominent and influential citizens of the city of Waterloo. He was born in Putnam Co., IN on April 6, 1844, and is a son of Robert Firman Stokes and Sara A. (Wilson) Stokes, both of whom are deceased.

Robert F. Stokes, who was a farmer, settled in McDonough Co., IL in 1848 when the work of agricultural improvement there had scarcely begun. Mr. Stokes and his wife were the parents of seven children, five of whom served in the Civil War and two of whom died while fighting for their country. Four of the seven children still survive: Wesley S., Melville K., living in Kansas City, KS and Milton J., a resident of Terre Haute, IL. Mr. Stokes died in KS and the death of his wife took place in McDonough Co., IL.

Wesley S. Stokes received his mental training in the common schools of McDonough Co., IL and in an academy at LaHarpe, Hancock Co., in the same state. He afterward engaged in farming. When the Civil War broke out, he enlisted as a private in Company I, 124th Regiment and later to the position of sergeant. Mr. Stokes served three years under Col. T.J. Sloan, of Chicago and later served under Col. John H. Howe of Kewaunee, IL and Capt. Benjamin A. Griffith. Mr. Stokes participated in the fighting at Vicksburg, Miss and Mobile, AL. He was wounded at the battle of Clinton, Miss. and twice in the engagement at Mobile. He received his discharge at Chicago, IL, Aug 15, 1865, and returned to his father's farm in McDonough Co., IL In the spring of 1868 he came to Black Hawk Co., IA, settling in Orange Twp. where he still owns 200 acres of the finest land in the region. Mr. Stokes cultivated that farm until 1897 when he and his family moved to Waterloo, where they now reside in a beautiful residence at No. 1027 W. 4th St. Mr. Stokes is a member of the Republican party and served his township as trustee and as school director for a number of years. In the fall of 1903 he was elected the third supervisor district as a member of the Board of Supervisors of Black Hawk Co. Mr. Stokes is a member of Robert Anderson Post No. 68 GAR Major Robert Anderson for whom the post was named, was the commander of Ft. Sumter and ranked as Major-General before the close of the Civil War.

Mr. Stokes was married in Henderson Co., IL Feb 2, 1868 to Mary Catherine Grigsby, who was born in Ohio, a daughter of John W. and Mary Jane (McMahan) Grigsby. Four children were born to this union, namely: Edward E., engaged in farming the homestead in Orange Twp. He married Clara Kendall and has 3 sons--Wallace W., Russell, and Ralph (Milo was born later). Ella E., a twin of Edward resides with her parents; Ida M. , who married Lewis Miller, engaged in farming near Washburn, IA and has 4 children--Grace, Clyde, Glenn and Max; Clara, formerly a school teacher, who married Calvin J. Miller, a druggist of Waterloo, and has 3 daughters--Esto B., Viola M., and Alyce R. (another daughter Dorotha I. was born later). Mrs. Stokes died June 1, 1883. Mrs. Stokes chose for his second wife Rebecca Miller, who he married Feb. 22, 1885. She is a native of Somerset Co., PA. She came in 1875 to Black Hawk Co., IA, where she has lived since. Mrs. Stokes and his family are members of the Methodist Church, of which church Mr. Stokes has served as trustee for the past 25 years.2 
Residence4 Nov 1905 433 D Street W, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Wesley owned a house on D Street shortly before his death. It was rented out at the time of his death, as he had been in Colorado on account of his health and came back to Waterloo just prior to his death.23 
Will*7 Nov 1905 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Last Will and Testament of Wesley S. Stokes

IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN:-

I, Wesley S. Sokes, of the City of Waterloo, County of Black Hawk, in the City of Iowa, being of full age and sound mind and memory, do make, publish and declare this my last Will and Testament, in manner following, that is to say -

First: I direct that all my lawful debts, the expense of my last sickness and burial, and of the Administration of my estate be first paid.

Second: I give to my beloved wife, Rebecca Stokes, the use of only, during her life time the following described property, to-wit:

The Southeasterly Forty Seven (47) feet in width of Lot Number Twelve (12), in Block Number Twelve (12) in Whitney & Sedgwick's Addition to the City of Waterloo, Iowa; together with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging, my said wife to pay all taxes and keep property in repair.

Third. I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Ella E. Stokes, Three Hundred ($300.00) Dollars, same to be paid to her out of my estate by my Executor within one year after my decease.

Fourth. I give unto my said wife named in paragraph second of this Will the use of only, and the net proceeds therefrom of the rest, residue and remainder of the property of which I shall died seized, of every kind, character, and nature, and wheresoever found. (The foregoing provisions herein made, in favor of my said wife, are in lieu of her right to a distributive share of my estate.)

The real estate named in paragraph second of this my Will may be sold during the lifetime of my wife, provided such sale be made with the consent of all my legal heirs, and if sold my said wife shall only have the use of the proceeds from the money received from such sale.

My said wife may loan to my heirs any and all money of my estate and if so loaned shall be at a rate of interest not over 5% per annum, payable to her annually, during her life time.

After the death of my wife, and after the payment of all her just debts and funeral expenses, I direct that all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate of every kind and nature shall be divided equally among my children, share and share alike.

Fifth. I hereby nominate Edward E. Stokes, my son, to be Executor of this my last Will and Testament, and I request that my said Executor shall not be required to furnish bond or security while serving as such Executor.

IN WITNESS HEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name at Waterloo, in Black Hawk County, in the State of Iowa, this 7th day of November, A.D. 1905.

Wesley S. Stokes

The foregoin written instrument, declared to be the Will of Wesley S. Stokes, was on the 7th day of November, A.D. 1905, subscribed by the testator, Wesley S. Stokes, as being his last Will and Testament, in the presence and in the prescence of each other have signed our names hereto as subscribing witnesses.

W.A. Hallowell.
J.E. Johnson.24 
Death*10 Nov 1905 at Clara and Calvin J. Miller's house, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Cause of death: General Tuberculosis.

Obit: preceded by an attack of typhoid fever.

Waterloo Daily Courier, 10 November 1910

W.S. STOKES PASSES AWAY

Prominent Resident of Waterloo Dies at Noon Today.

Ex-County Supervisor and Veteran of Civil War.

Wesley S. Stokes, a resident of Black Hawk county for 37 years, a former member of the board of supervisors of Black Hawk county and one of the well known citizens of Waterloo, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C.J. Miller, 745 Washington street, at 12:10 p.m. today after an illness extending over a period of one year.

His death was due directly to an attack of typhoid fever last December. He apparently recovered from the disease but tubercular complications resulted and eventually caused his death. Two minor operations were performed but no permanent benefits resulted.

He resigned as a member of the board of supervisors several weeks ago and upon advice of his physician went to Colorado with the hope that the mountain climate would prove beneficial. After a stay of five weeks in Colorado during which time he grew steadily worse his physician advised him to return to his home.

At the time this advice was given the physician in charge informed the patient that he had but a short time to live, stating that it would be better for him to return home and enjoy the companionship of his family and children.

Mr. and Mrs. Stokes arrived home just a week ago. Their home in this city being occupied, they went to the home of their daughter, Mrs. Miller. It was not known that he was so dangerously ill and his death will come as a sad surprise to the many friends of the deceased in this vicinity.

Wesley S. Stokes was a native of Putnam county, Indiana. He was born April 8, 1844. When he was four years of age his parents moved to McDonough county, Ill. where his mother died in 1855. Deceased spent youth on his father’s farm and attending the district school during the winter months.

He volunteered in defense of the Union in the civil war, enlisting in Company I, One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Illinois infantry, August 12, 1862. He participated in Grant’s Mississippi river campaign and took part in the siege of Vicksburg. Later he was with his regiment in the campaign against Gen Johnston. He was transferred to the Gulf department and took part in the campaign against Mobile and the assault on Spanish Fort. During his three years of service he was only off duty three days, and he was mustered out as a sergeant, August 15, 1865.

After the war he moved to Henderson county, Illinois, and resided with his father for a time. He was married there Febraury 12, 1868, to Mary C. Grigsby. Mrs. Stokes died June 1, 1883, leaving five children Edwin E. and Ella (twins), Ida M., Clara E. and Arthur E. who died December 21, 1884, in his ninth year.

Deceased came to Black Hawk county in 1868, settling in Orange township, where he made his home up to the time of his removal to this city several years ago.

He was married a second time to Rebecca Miller, on February 22, 1885, who survives.

In politics Mr. Stokes had always been a republican and he served his party in the capacity of township trustee, county supervisor, and other offices of trust. He was a member of the M.E. church, being a constant worshipper at the First church in this city. He was a loyal and earnest member of the G.A.R. and was one of the leading spirits in the local post, taking an active interest in all matters pertaining to the welfare of the Grand Army.

Two years ago he was elected a member of the board of supervisors from Waterloo township. After several months of service as a member and chairman of the board he resigned the office on account of ill health.

The surviving children, all residents of Black Hawk county, are Mrs. C.J. Miller, Waterloo; Miss Ella Stokes, Waterloo; Mrs. Louis Miller, Orange township and Edward E., of Orange township.

Besides the immediate family Mr. Stokes leaves three brothers and one sister. The brothers are Milton, of Terre Haute, Ill.; who arrived in Waterloo last night; Russell T. of Kansas City; and Melville of Welda, Kansas. The sister, Mrs. R.B. Sindle, resides at Terre Haute, Ind.

The funeral arrangements have not been made, but will be announced in tomorrow’s papers. Since it was the request of Mr. Stokes, the funeral will probably be conducted by Robert Anderson post. G.A.R.

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Waterloos Daily Courier, 10 November 1905:

WESLEY S. STOKES HAS PASSED AWAY

Death summonss came shortly after Noon Firday

Tuberculosis the Cause

Deceased suffered affliction following typhoid fever

Mr. Stokes was until Recently member of Board of Supervisors - Loved and Respected By All

W.S. Stokes died Friday at 12:10 p.m. at the home of his daughter, Mrs. C.J. Miller and family, 715 Washington street. Death was due to tuberculoar troubles from which deceased suffered since last December. He was first taken sick with typhoid fever. While recovering tubercular symptonms were shown and two minor operations were performed in the hope that relief would come. The disease had, however, fastened a firm hold upon the system of Mr. Stokes, and every effort he made to comp=bat it was of no avail.

Last summer he and his family rented their home in this city and went to Colorado to spend the winter, to seek health in the mountain climate. After one month's residence there, on the advice of his physician he returned to this city to spend the last days of life among old frineds. The family arrived in this city one week ago tonight, and since that time Mr. Stokes has been confined to his bed. He knew the time was not far off when he would leave this earthly abode, and be directed the arrangements that were to be made for the burial service, which he requested to be in the hand of the local G.A.R. post, of which he was a member.

History of a Good Man

Wesley S. Stokes' death marks the passing of a man who was a friend to all who knew him. His death brings sincere regret to all. For several years he has been known by his public work on the board of supervisors. He was elected to that office year ago last November and at the meeting the following spring was chosen as chairman of that body. On account of his physical condition he was incapacitated for work the last year, but he attended the meetings of the board and did good service up to a few months ago, when with great regret to all he handed in his resignation.

Born in Indiana

Mr. Stokes was born in Putnam county, Indiana, April 8, 1844. When he was four years of age his parents settled in McDonough county, Illinois, and there his mother died. Wesley S. spend his youth assisting his father on the farm, and attending school during the winter months. As soon as he was old enough he volunteered in defense of the union, enlisting in Co. I., One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Illinois infantry, August 12, 1862. He participated in the campaign and battles leading to the siege of Vicksburg, and later was in the campaign against Johnston's army. His regiment being transferred to the gulf department he participated in the campaign against Mobile in 1865, and was in the assault and capture of Spanish fort, where he acted as color bearer. During his three years of service he was only off duty three days. He was honorably discharged, being mustered out at Chicago as sergeant, August 18, 1865.

After the war Mr. Stokes went to Henderson county, Illinois, his parents having moved to that county during his absence. He was married in that county February 12, 1868, to Mary C. Grigsby. Mrs. Stokes died June 1, 1883, leaving five children. After his marriage Mr. Stokes came to Blackhawk county, settling in Orange township on a 200 acre farm in the year 1868. Mr. Stokes was again married February 22, 1885, taking forhis second wife Rebecca Miller.

Gave Service to the Public

In his township Mr. Stokes held several offices before becoming a member of the board of supervisors. He always affiliated with the republican party in politics, but in office he was always highly respected by members of all parties. He was a member of the Methodist church, also a devoted member of the Robert Anderson post, G.A.R. which will conduct the funeral service.

Mr.Stokes leaves wife, son Edward E. Stokes, Orange township: three daughters - Mrs. C.J. Miller, Orange township: Miss Ella Stokes, Waterloo. He has brothers, Russell T., Kansas City; Melville, Welda, Kansas; Milton, Terre Haute, Illinois; sister, Mrs. R.E. Sinele, Terre Haute, Illinois. The brother from Illinois arrived in the city this morning.

The arrangments for the funeral have not been completed.
7,10,13,25,3,4 
Burial*12 Nov 1905 Elmwood Cemetery, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Funeral Home: E.F. Kistner13,1,3

Family 1

Mary Catherine Grigsby b. 9 Jul 1848, d. 1 Jun 1883
Marriage*12 Feb 1868 Henderson Co., Illinois; February 2nd?; Principal=Mary Catherine Grigsby7,2,20,5 
Children

Family 2

Rebecca H. Miller b. 31 Dec 1845, d. 29 Apr 1917
Marriage*22 Feb 1885 Residence of S.H. Miller, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Marriage certificate signed by by S. H. Miller, Minister of the Gospel; Principal=Rebecca H. Miller2,21,4,5 

Citations

  1. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Permit for Burial or Removal of Wesley Strange Stokes, 12 Nov 1906.
  2. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  3. [S529] Wesley Strange Stokes, Death Certificate 7-05-383, 31 Dec 1905,.
  4. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.
  5. [S570] Historical and Biographical Record of Black Hawk County, Iowa. (Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886), page 353.
  6. [S329] 1870 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; page 13.
  7. [S474] Cindy Foster, Descendents of Berryman Stokes (Family Tree Maker Report), 4 April 2005,.
  8. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Emmet, McDonough Co., IL, p 577.
  9. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, McDonough Co., IL; p 286, (image 112 of 182 in Ancestry.com).
  10. [S475] Works Project Adminstration (WPA)., Graves Registration Project Published in Cemeteries, Black Hawk Co., Iowa Volumes 1-4 (not seen).
  11. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 56, Sheet 525A.
  12. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 21, Sheet 22A.
  13. [S475] Works Project Adminstration (WPA)., Graves Registration Project Wesley S. Stokes entry, Cemeteries of Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Vols 1-4.
  14. [S479] 1895 Iowa State Census, Iowa, Ancestry.com, Orange, Blackhawk Co., Iowa.
  15. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Service record, The Military Secretary's Office to Bureau of Pensions, 30 Oct 1905.
  16. [S533] Edward Ellsworth Stokes, Death Certificate 7-?-6, 4 Jan 1940,.
  17. [S476] MA Historical Data Systems of Kingston., Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers (Online Database),.
  18. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affadavit of Rebecca Stokes, made 24 November 1905.
  19. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; War Department record of miliary service, dated 22 Jan 1891.
  20. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Wesley S. Stokes, made 15 January 1898.
  21. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavits of Rebecca Stokes, made on 25 April 1908 and 23 September 1916; Affidavits of Wesley S. Stokes, made 15 January 1898.
  22. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Wesley S. Stokes, 3 July 1890.
  23. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Letter from C.B. Stitson, Agent, dated 4 November 1905.
  24. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Last Will and Testament of Wesley S. Stokes, dated 7 November 1905.
  25. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Rebecca Stokes, made on 23 September 1916.

Mary Catherine Grigsby

F, b. 9 July 1848, d. 1 June 1883
Mary C. (Grigsby) Stokes
FatherJohn W. Grigsby1 b. c 1822
MotherMary J. McMahon1 b. c 1828
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Ralph Keith Stokes
Note* Possible parents:
The 1880 census says that both of her parents were born in Ohio, whereas the 1850 listing above says her father was born in VA, so that is contadictory information if these are the same Mary C. Grigsby. Otherwise, data fits. 
Married Name Stokes 
Birth*9 Jul 1848 Ohio1,2,3,4,5 
Residence1850 Jackson, Muskingum Co., Ohio; Age 14 
Residence1860 Jackson, Muskingum Co., Ohio; Age 11, residing with the family of Joel F. (30) and Sarah Grigsby (25) and their children, Priscilla (3), Henry L. (2), and Sarah E. (6/12). Also in the household, Henry Cope (18).

I don't know the relationship of Mary C. to the Grigsby family, but a working hypothesis is that Joel was her Uncle.6 
Marriage*12 Feb 1868 Henderson Co., Illinois; February 2nd?; Principal=Wesley Strange Stokes1,7,8,9 
Residence1870 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 22, Keeping Home3 
Will* Affidavit of C.J. Miller indicates that Wesley's first wife, "Grigsby" owned a farm and left a will that gave her husband use of the farm during his lifetime, and then it went to her children.10 
Residence*1880 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 32, born in Ohio, as were both of her parents2 
Death*1 Jun 1883 Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa7,11,12,9 

Family

Wesley Strange Stokes b. 8 Apr 1844, d. 10 Nov 1905
Marriage*12 Feb 1868 Henderson Co., Illinois; February 2nd?; Principal=Wesley Strange Stokes1,7,8,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S474] Cindy Foster, Descendents of Berryman Stokes (Family Tree Maker Report), 4 April 2005,.
  2. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 56, Sheet 525A.
  3. [S329] 1870 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; page 13.
  4. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, Jackson, Muskingum Co., Ohio; Images 6 & 7 on Ancestry.com; page 326.
  5. [S533] Edward Ellsworth Stokes, Death Certificate 7-?-6, 4 Jan 1940,.
  6. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Jackson, Muskingum Co., Ohio, Page 10.
  7. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  8. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Wesley S. Stokes, made 15 January 1898.
  9. [S570] Historical and Biographical Record of Black Hawk County, Iowa. (Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886), page 353.
  10. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Calvin J. Miller on 25 October 1907.
  11. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of J.J. Berkley and S.A. Maust; Affidavit of Wesley S. Stokes, 15 January 1898; Affidavit of Rebecca Stokes on 26 July 1907.
  12. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.

Arthur E. Stokes

M, b. 21 May 1876, d. 31 December 1884
FatherWesley Strange Stokes b. 8 Apr 1844, d. 10 Nov 1905
MotherMary Catherine Grigsby b. 9 Jul 1848, d. 1 Jun 1883
Burial* Elmwood Cemetery, Black Hawk Co., Iowa 
Birth*21 May 1876 Iowa1,2 
Residence*1880 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 41 
Death*31 Dec 1884 Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Cause of death: dipthiritic cramp3,4,5 

Citations

  1. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 56, Sheet 525A.
  2. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Wesley S. Stokes, 15 January 1898.
  3. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.
  4. [S562] Arthur E. Stokes, Death Certificate Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Page 44, #520, 6 Feb 1885,.
  5. [S570] Historical and Biographical Record of Black Hawk County, Iowa. (Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886), page 353.

Ella E. Stokes

F, b. 6 July 1869, d. 2 February 1918
Ella E. Stokes
circa 1880
FatherWesley Strange Stokes b. 8 Apr 1844, d. 10 Nov 1905
MotherMary Catherine Grigsby b. 9 Jul 1848, d. 1 Jun 1883
Name Variation Ellen E. Stokes 
Birth*6 Jul 1869 Black Hawk Co., Iowa; In the 1880 census, both she and Edward are listed as age 10. In the 1900 census, Edward and Ella are not living in the same household, but they are both listed as born in July 1869.1,2,3,4,5 
Residence1870 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 13 
Residence*1880 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 101 
Residence1895 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 254 
Residence1900 West Fourth, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 30, Single2 
Residence1910 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa6 
Burial1918 Elmwood Cemetery, Black Hawk Co., Iowa
Death*2 Feb 1918 Black Hawk Co., Iowa 
Burial* Elmwood Cemetery, Black Hawk Co., Iowa 

Citations

  1. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 56, Sheet 525A.
  2. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 21, Sheet 22A.
  3. [S329] 1870 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; page 13.
  4. [S479] 1895 Iowa State Census, Iowa, Ancestry.com, Orange, Blackhawk Co., Iowa.
  5. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Wesley S. Stokes, 15 January 1898.
  6. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.

Ida May Stokes1

F, b. July 1871, d. circa 1907
FatherWesley Strange Stokes b. 8 Apr 1844, d. 10 Nov 1905
MotherMary Catherine Grigsby b. 9 Jul 1848, d. 1 Jun 1883
Married Name Miller2 
Name Variation Ada M. Stokes 
Birth1 May 1871 3 
Birth*Jul 1871 Iowa4 
Residence*1880 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 8, at school4 
Residence1900 West Fourth, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa1 
Residencec 1905 Washburn, Iowa2 
Death*c 1907 An affidavit of Rebecca Stokes, made on 26 July 1907 indicates that Ida died "the 12th Inst."5 
Residence1910 Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa6 

Citations

  1. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 21, Sheet 22A.
  2. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  3. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Wesley S. Stokes, 15 January 1898.
  4. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 56, Sheet 525A.
  5. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Rebecca Stokes on 26 July 1907.
  6. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.

Clara E. Stokes

F, b. 13 December 1873, d. 1967
FatherWesley Strange Stokes b. 8 Apr 1844, d. 10 Nov 1905
MotherMary Catherine Grigsby b. 9 Jul 1848, d. 1 Jun 1883
Married Name Miller 
Birth*13 Dec 1873 Black Hawk Co., Iowa1,2,3 
Residence*1880 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 7, at school1 
Occupation* schoolteacher 
Residence1895 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 212 
Marriage*24 Nov 1896 Principal=Calvin J. Miller4 
Residence24 Nov 1905 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa5 
Residence26 Jul 1907 715 Washington St., Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa6 
Residence1910 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa7 
Residence1918 715 Washington, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa8 
Residence1940 2112 Fourth St. W, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa9 
Burial*1967 Elmwood Cemetery, Black Hawk Co., Iowa 
Death*1967 Black Hawk Co., Iowa 

Family

Calvin J. Miller b. 20 Nov 1872, d. 1954
Marriage*24 Nov 1896 Principal=Calvin J. Miller4 

Citations

  1. [S330] 1880 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 56, Sheet 525A.
  2. [S479] 1895 Iowa State Census, Iowa, Ancestry.com, Orange, Blackhawk Co., Iowa.
  3. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Wesley S. Stokes, 15 January 1898.
  4. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  5. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affadavit of Cal J. Miller and Clara E. Miller, dated 24 November 1905.
  6. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Rebecca Stokes on 26 July 1907.
  7. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.
  8. [S497] Www.ancestry.com, Calvin J. Miller; Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA; 12 Sept 1918.
  9. [S549] Obituary for Edward E. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (2 Jan 1940),.

Rebecca H. Miller

F, b. 31 December 1845, d. 29 April 1917
FatherJonas Miller1 b. 1808, d. Jun 1881
MotherSally Horner1
Married Name Stokes 
Birth*31 Dec 1845 Meyersdale, Somerset Co., Pennsylvania2,3,4,5,1 
Residence1875 Black Hawk Co., Iowa3 
Marriage*22 Feb 1885 Residence of S.H. Miller, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Marriage certificate signed by by S. H. Miller, Minister of the Gospel; Principal=Wesley Strange Stokes3,6,7,1 
Religion*1886 German Baptist church - member1 
Residence1895 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 494 
Residence*1900 West Fourth, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 56, mother of 0 children, born in Pennsylvania, as were both of her parents.2 
Residence26 Jul 1907 716 W 5th St, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa8 
Illness*Apr 1916 Stroke5 
Residence23 Sep 1916 716 West 5th St, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa5 
Death*29 Apr 1917 9 

Family

Wesley Strange Stokes b. 8 Apr 1844, d. 10 Nov 1905
Marriage*22 Feb 1885 Residence of S.H. Miller, Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Marriage certificate signed by by S. H. Miller, Minister of the Gospel; Principal=Wesley Strange Stokes3,6,7,1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Historical and Biographical Record of Black Hawk County, Iowa. (Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886), page 353.
  2. [S157] 1900 US Federal Census, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 21, Sheet 22A.
  3. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  4. [S479] 1895 Iowa State Census, Iowa, Ancestry.com, Orange, Blackhawk Co., Iowa.
  5. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Rebecca Stokes, made on 23 September 1916.
  6. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavits of Rebecca Stokes, made on 25 April 1908 and 23 September 1916; Affidavits of Wesley S. Stokes, made 15 January 1898.
  7. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.
  8. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Rebecca Stokes on 26 July 1907.
  9. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Notice of the death of Rebecca Stokes sent to Commissioner of pensions on 12 May 1917.

Mildred A. (?)1

F, b. circa 1895
Married Name Stokes 
Birth*c 1895 Illinois2 
Birth1895 Iowa1 
Marriage*c 1923 In the 1930 census, Russell and Mildred each are listed as having first been married when they were 27 years old; Principal=Russell T. Stokes 
Residence*1930 1733 Falls Ave, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 352 
Residence1940 1733 Falls Ave, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 45, born in Iowa.1 

Family

Russell T. Stokes b. Apr 1895

Citations

  1. [S1210] 1940 US Federal Census, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; ED 7-17, Image 3.
  2. [S356] 1930 US Federal Census, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA; ED 16, Sheet 1B.

Robert Firman Stokes1,2

M, b. 12 September 1812, d. 16 September 1869
FatherBerryman Stokes3 d. b 18 Aug 1838
MotherElizabeth Epperson3 b. 1771, d. bt 1842 - 1843
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Ralph Keith Stokes
Burial* Hiawatha Cemetery, Brown Co., Kansas
Birth*12 Sep 1812 Montgomery Co., Kentucky3 
Birthc 1814 Kentucky4 
Marriage*22 Feb 1832 Putnam Co., Indiana; Principal=Sarah Ann Wilson
Residence1840 Boone Co., Indiana; Household head is Robert F. Stokes, 2 males under 5 (would correspond to Samuell and Russell), 1 Male 20-30 (would correspond to Robert F.) and 1 female 20-30 (would correspond to Sally A.).5 
Residence1848 McDonough Co., Illinois; Settled in McDonough Co., IL in 1848 when the work of agricultural imporvement there had barely begun.1 
Name Variation1850 Robert H. Staake 
Residence1850 McDonough Co., Illinois; Age appears to be 47 (which doesn't correlate with age 46 in 1860 census), Farmer, born in Kentucky, Real Estate valued at 9756 
Marriage*10 May 1855 Fulton Co., Illinois; This marriage assumption is speculative. Hannah is too old to be a daughter of R.F. Stokes and too young to be the mother of (at least) his older children. Since there are 6 Stokes children in the household (ages 9-19) and 4 Jones children (ages 4-12) it may be that this was the 2nd marriage for both R.F. and that the Jones children are her children from her first marriage.; Principal=Hannah Parker 
Residence*1860 Emmet, McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 46, Farmer, Real Estate Valued at $3,000; Personal Estate at $313; Enumerated with Hannah (age 31 - perhaps his wife, but certainly not the mother of all the children); Russell, 19; William, 17; Wesley, 15; Milton, 14; Melville, 12; John, 9; and 4 Jones children Samantha, 12; David, 10; Margaret, 8; Susan, 4.4 
Death*16 Sep 1869 Brown Co., Kansas3,1 

Family 1

Sarah Ann Wilson b. 1 Nov 1814, d. 15 Feb 1855
Marriage*22 Feb 1832 Putnam Co., Indiana; Principal=Sarah Ann Wilson
Children

Family 2

Child

Family 3

Hannah Parker b. c 1829
Marriage*10 May 1855 Fulton Co., Illinois; This marriage assumption is speculative. Hannah is too old to be a daughter of R.F. Stokes and too young to be the mother of (at least) his older children. Since there are 6 Stokes children in the household (ages 9-19) and 4 Jones children (ages 4-12) it may be that this was the 2nd marriage for both R.F. and that the Jones children are her children from her first marriage.; Principal=Hannah Parker 
Child

Citations

  1. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  2. [S485] Berryman Stokes, Putnam Co., IN,, Putnam Co., Indiana; Will book A, copy provided by Wanda Cann (e-mail address).
  3. [S474] Cindy Foster, Descendents of Berryman Stokes (Family Tree Maker Report), 4 April 2005,.
  4. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Emmet, McDonough Co., IL, p 577.
  5. [S340] 1840 Federal Census, Boone Co., Indiana; Image 37 of 92 on Ancestry.com, Roll 74, Page 151.
  6. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, McDonough Co., IL; p 286, (image 112 of 182 in Ancestry.com).
  7. [S529] Wesley Strange Stokes, Death Certificate 7-05-383, 31 Dec 1905,.

Hannah Parker1

F, b. circa 1829
Married Name Jones 
Married Name Stokes 
Birth*c 1829 Ohio2 
Marriage* Principal=(?) Jones 
Marriage*10 May 1855 Fulton Co., Illinois; This marriage assumption is speculative. Hannah is too old to be a daughter of R.F. Stokes and too young to be the mother of (at least) his older children. Since there are 6 Stokes children in the household (ages 9-19) and 4 Jones children (ages 4-12) it may be that this was the 2nd marriage for both R.F. and that the Jones children are her children from her first marriage.; Principal=Robert Firman Stokes 
Residence*1860 Emmet, McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 312 

Family 1

(?) Jones
Children

Family 2

Robert Firman Stokes b. 12 Sep 1812, d. 16 Sep 1869
Child

Citations

  1. [S474] Cindy Foster, Descendents of Berryman Stokes (Family Tree Maker Report), 4 April 2005,.
  2. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Emmet, McDonough Co., IL, p 577.

Russell T. Stokes

M, b. circa 1839
FatherRobert Firman Stokes b. 12 Sep 1812, d. 16 Sep 1869
MotherSarah Ann Wilson b. 1 Nov 1814, d. 15 Feb 1855
Name Variation Russell H. 
Birth*c 1839 Indiana; Age of 11 in 1850 census1 
Residence1840 Boone Co., Indiana2 
Birthc 1841 Indiana3 
Residence1850 McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 11 (age in 1850 doesn't correlate to age of 19 at time of 1860 census)1 
Residence*1860 Emmet, McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 193 
Residence12 Sep 1906 Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., Kansas4 
Residence1910 Kasas City, Wyandotte Co., Kansas5 

Citations

  1. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, McDonough Co., IL; p 286, (image 112 of 182 in Ancestry.com).
  2. [S340] 1840 Federal Census, Boone Co., Indiana; Image 37 of 92 on Ancestry.com, Roll 74, Page 151.
  3. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Emmet, McDonough Co., IL, p 577.
  4. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affadavit filed by Russell T. Stokes on 12 September 1906.
  5. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.

William S. Stokes

M, b. circa 1841
FatherRobert Firman Stokes b. 12 Sep 1812, d. 16 Sep 1869
MotherSarah Ann Wilson b. 1 Nov 1814, d. 15 Feb 1855
Birth*c 1841 Indiana1 
Birthc 1843 Indiana2 
Residence1850 McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 9 (age of 9 in 1850 census doesn't correlate to age of 17 in 1860 census)1 
Residence*1860 Emmet, McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 172 

Citations

  1. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, McDonough Co., IL; p 286, (image 112 of 182 in Ancestry.com).
  2. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Emmet, McDonough Co., IL, p 577.

Milton J. Stokes

M, b. circa 1846
FatherRobert Firman Stokes b. 12 Sep 1812, d. 16 Sep 1869
MotherSarah Ann Wilson b. 1 Nov 1814, d. 15 Feb 1855
Birth*c 1846 Indiana1,2,3 
Residence1850 McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 43 
Residence*1860 Emmet, McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 141 
Marriage*Nov 1869 Married within the year prior to the 1870 census in the month of November; Principal=Ema (?)2 
Residence1870 Garnett, Anderson Co., Kansas; Age 23, Clerk in store, Real Estate value of $1,000, Personal Estate at $150.2 
Residencec 1905 Terre Haute, Henderson Co., Illinois4 
Residence1910 Terre Haute, Henderson Co., Illionis5 

Family

Ema (?) b. c 1851
Marriage*Nov 1869 Married within the year prior to the 1870 census in the month of November; Principal=Ema (?)2 

Citations

  1. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Emmet, McDonough Co., IL, p 577.
  2. [S329] 1870 US Federal Census, Garnett, Anderson Co., KS, page 21.
  3. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, McDonough Co., IL; p 286, (image 112 of 182 in Ancestry.com).
  4. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  5. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.

Melville K. Stokes

M, b. 1848
FatherRobert Firman Stokes b. 12 Sep 1812, d. 16 Sep 1869
MotherSarah Ann Wilson b. 1 Nov 1814, d. 15 Feb 1855
Name Variation Melvin R.1 
Birthc 1848 Indiana2 
Birth*1848 Illinois1 
Residence1850 McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 21 
Residence*1860 Emmet, McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 122 
Residencec 1905 Kansas City, Kansas3 
Residence1910 Weltha, Kansas4 

Citations

  1. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, McDonough Co., IL; p 286, (image 112 of 182 in Ancestry.com).
  2. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Emmet, McDonough Co., IL, p 577.
  3. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  4. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.

John Stokes

M, b. circa 1851
FatherRobert Firman Stokes b. 12 Sep 1812, d. 16 Sep 1869
Birth*c 1851 Illinois1 
Birthc 1851 Indiana2 
Residence*1860 Emmet, McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 92 
Residence1870 Orange, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Age 19, Enumerated (but the 1870 census doesn't indicate relationships) in the household with his brother, W. S. Stokes.1 

Citations

  1. [S329] 1870 US Federal Census, Orange, Black Hawk Co., IA; page 13.
  2. [S328] 1860 US Federal Census, Emmet, McDonough Co., IL, p 577.

Jonas Miller

M, b. 1808, d. June 1881
Marriage* Principal=Sally Horner 
Birth*1808 Meyersdale, Somerset Co., Pennsylvania 
Death*Jun 1881 Orange Township, Black Hawk Co., Iowa1 

Family

Sally Horner
Child

Citations

  1. [S570] Historical and Biographical Record of Black Hawk County, Iowa. (Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886), page 353.

Sally Horner

F
Marriage* Principal=Jonas Miller 
Married Name Miller 

Family

Jonas Miller b. 1808, d. Jun 1881
Child

Citations

  1. [S570] Historical and Biographical Record of Black Hawk County, Iowa. (Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886), page 353.

Calvin J. Miller

M, b. 20 November 1872, d. 1954
Birth*20 Nov 1872 1 
Marriage*24 Nov 1896 Principal=Clara E. Stokes2 
Occupation* Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; a druggist2,3,1 
Residence*24 Nov 1905 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa4 
Residence1918 715 Washington, Waterloos, Black Hawk Co., Iowa1 
WWI Draft*12 Sep 1918 Waterloo, Blackhawk Co., Iowa; Calvin J. Miller, age 45, registered for the draft on 12 September 1918. He was living in Warerll, Iowa and was self-employed as a druggist. His nearest relative was his wife, Clara E. Miller.

Calvin was described as of Medium height and stout build. He had blue eyes, light brown hair, and no physical deformities.1 
Death*1954  
Burial*1954 Elmwood Cemetery, Black Hawk Co., Iowa 

Family

Clara E. Stokes b. 13 Dec 1873, d. 1967
Marriage*24 Nov 1896 Principal=Clara E. Stokes2 

Citations

  1. [S497] Www.ancestry.com, Calvin J. Miller; Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA; 12 Sept 1918.
  2. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  3. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affidavit of Rebecca Stokes on 26 July 1907.
  4. [S498] Wesley S. Stokes; File # 2049524E; Civil War Pension File; Affadavit of Cal J. Miller and Clara E. Miller, dated 24 November 1905.

Karen Kae Stokes1

F, b. 29 December 1954, d. 9 October 1979
FatherRalph Keith Stokes b. 18 Feb 1925, d. 29 Dec 2011
MotherJean Ann Hartman b. 9 Nov 1930, d. 30 Jan 2016
Baptism*29 Dec 1954 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa1 
Birth29 Dec 1954 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa 
Residence1956 1228 W 3rd St, Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa2 
Married Name28 May 1976 Wisner 
Death*9 Oct 1979 Waterloo, Black Hawk Co., Iowa; Services for Karen Kae Wisner, 24, of 415 Oaklawn Ave., will be 2 p.m. Friday at Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church.

She died at her home Tuesday afternoon of carbon monoxide poisoning according to Dr. A.M. Dolan, Black Hawk County medical examiner, who ruled the death a suicide.

She was born December 29, 1954 in Waterloo, daughter of Ralph Keith and Jean Ann Hartman Stokes. She graduated from West High School in 1973 and attended the University of Northern Iowa for two years.

She married Thomas C. Wisner in Waterloo May 28, 1976. She was employed as bookkeeper for Wisner Construction Co. and previously was a receptionist for Wallace Stokes Agency.

Survivors include her husband; her parents of 1759 Pinehurst Lane; and two sisters, Lynne Hansen and Julie Trattles both of Bkumington, Minnesota.

Friends may call at Keams-Dykeman Chapel after 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials in her name may be given to the children's departments of Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church or Zion American Lutheran Church. 

Citations

  1. [S565] Karen Kae Stokes, Birth Cerrtificate Book 32, page 50,.
  2. [S539] Obituary for Paul Fred Hartman, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 September 1957),.

Sarah Ann Wilson1

F, b. 1 November 1814, d. 15 February 1855
FatherSamuel Wilson2
Appears on charts:Ancestry of Ralph Keith Stokes
Name Variation Sally Ann 
Name Variation Sara A.3 
Name Variation Luby A.4 
Married Name Stokes 
Birthc 1812 Kentucky 
Birth*1 Nov 1814 Kentucky2 
Marriage*22 Feb 1832 Putnam Co., Indiana; Principal=Robert Firman Stokes
Residence1840 Boone Co., Indiana5 
Residence*1850 McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 38, born in Kentucky. Her first name appears to by "Luby" in this entry - but apparently is actually "Sally."4 
Death*15 Feb 1855 McDonough Co., Illinois2,3,6,7 
Burial*Feb 1855 Old McComb Cemetery, McComb, McDonough Co., Illinois

Family

Robert Firman Stokes b. 12 Sep 1812, d. 16 Sep 1869
Marriage*22 Feb 1832 Putnam Co., Indiana; Principal=Robert Firman Stokes
Children

Citations

  1. [S529] Wesley Strange Stokes, Death Certificate 7-05-383, 31 Dec 1905,.
  2. [S474] Cindy Foster, Descendents of Berryman Stokes (Family Tree Maker Report), 4 April 2005,.
  3. [S480] History of Black Hawk County and Its Representative Citizens (1904-1905),.
  4. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, McDonough Co., IL; p 286, (image 112 of 182 in Ancestry.com).
  5. [S340] 1840 Federal Census, Boone Co., Indiana; Image 37 of 92 on Ancestry.com, Roll 74, Page 151.
  6. [S553] Obituary for Wesley S. Stokes, Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa (10 November 1910),.
  7. [S570] Historical and Biographical Record of Black Hawk County, Iowa. (Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co., 1886), page 353.

Samuell Stokes

M, b. circa 1836
FatherRobert Firman Stokes b. 12 Sep 1812, d. 16 Sep 1869
MotherSarah Ann Wilson b. 1 Nov 1814, d. 15 Feb 1855
Name Variation Staake 
Birth*c 1836 Indiana1 
Residence1840 Boone Co., Indiana2 
Residence*1850 McDonough Co., Illinois; Age 141 

Citations

  1. [S327] 1850 US Federal Census, McDonough Co., IL; p 286, (image 112 of 182 in Ancestry.com).
  2. [S340] 1840 Federal Census, Boone Co., Indiana; Image 37 of 92 on Ancestry.com, Roll 74, Page 151.