Joseph Gillman1,2

Marriage*14 August 1760He married Jane Tyler, daughter of Andrew Tyler and Miriam Pepperell, on 14 August 1760 in Brattle Square Church, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Jane Tyler b. 14 Nov 1736

Citations

  1. [S929] Brattle Square Church, The Manifesto Church, records of the Church in Brattle Square, Boston, with lists of communicants, baptisms, marriages, and funerals, 1699-1872, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Microreproduction of original published in Boston by The Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, 1902. (Salt Lake City, Utah: filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968), page 250. Hereinafter cited as Brattle Square (Boston) Church records, 1699-1872.
  2. [S1009] Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, The Pepperrells in America, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Salem, Massachusetts: printed for the Essex Institute, 1906), page 7. Hereinafter cited as The Pepperrells in America.

Lemuel Sylvester Gillmore1

b. 25 January 1874
Father*Marion Francis Gilmore2 b. 13 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Luvina R. Simmons2 b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Birth*25 January 1874Lemuel Sylvester Gillmore was born on 25 January 1874 in Illinois.2,1
(Son) Census US 188018 June 1880Lemuel was enumerated as L. S. on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of his parents in La Clede, Fayette County, Illinois. He was 6 years old.2
(Son) Name Spellings1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.2,3

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Lemuel Sylvester “Lem” Gillmore, Memorial# 71478291. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.

Andrew Gilmore1

Marriage*5 October 1752He married Abigail Dunbar, daughter of Elisha Dunbar and Mercy Hayward, on 5 October 1752 in West Bridgewater, Plymouth County.1,2

Family

Abigail Dunbar b. 18 Mar 1728
Child1.Elisha Gilmore1

Citations

  1. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 235-238. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, West Bridgewater, Volume 1, page 139. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Clyde M. Gilmore1

b. February 1891
Father*Marion Francis Gilmore1 b. 13 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Luvina R. Simmons1 b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Birth*February 1891Clyde M. Gilmore was born in February 1891 in Kansas.1
(Son) Name Spellings1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.2,1
(Son) Census US 19005 June 1900Clyde M. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in the household of his parents in Grant, Pratt County, Kansas. He was 9 years old and had attended school for 7 months of the census year.1

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

Elisha Gilmore1

Relationship2nd cousin of John Bolton
Father*Andrew Gilmore1
Mother*Abigail Dunbar1 b. 18 Mar 1728
Marriage*30 March 1780He married Sarah Field, daughter of Zebulon Field and Patience Wetherell, on 30 March 1780 and their marriage was recorded in Raynham, Bristol County.1,2

Family

Sarah Field

Citations

  1. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 235-238. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Raynham, Volume 1, image 55, page 129. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

F. A. Gilmore1

b. 1872
Father*Marion Francis Gilmore1 b. 13 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Luvina R. Simmons1 b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Birth*1872F. A. Gilmore was born about 1872 in Illinois.1
(Daughter) Census US 188018 June 1880F. A. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of her parents in La Clede, Fayette County, Illinois. She was 8 years old and had attended school within the census year.1
(Daughter) Name Spellings1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.1,2

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.

Gertrude E. Gilmore1

b. September 1884
Father*Marion Francis Gilmore1 b. 13 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Luvina R. Simmons1 b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Birth*September 1884Gertrude E. Gilmore was born in September 1884 in Kansas.1
(Daughter) Name Spellings1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.2,1
(Daughter) Census US 19005 June 1900Gertrude E. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in the household of her parents in Grant, Pratt County, Kansas. She was 15 years old and had attended school for 7 months of the census year.1

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

John W. Gilmore1

b. April 1888
Father*Marion Francis Gilmore1 b. 13 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Luvina R. Simmons1 b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Birth*April 1888John W. Gilmore was born in April 1888 in Kansas.1
(Son) Name Spellings1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.2,1
(Son) Census US 19005 June 1900John W. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in the household of his parents in Grant, Pratt County, Kansas. He was 12 years old and had attended school for 7 months of the census year.1

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

Marion Francis Gilmore1

b. 13 February 1846, d. 19 October 1936
Birth*13 February 1846Marion Francis Gilmore was probably born on 13 February 1846 in Illinois.2,3
Name VariationHe also identified himself as Francis M. Gilmore.4
Name VariationHis given name was often recorded using only his initials F. M.5,6
Marriage*26 November 1866He married Luvina R. Simmons on 26 November 1866 in Fayette County, Illinois.7,1,4
Census US 1870*June 1870Luvina and F. M. Gilmore were enumerated on the 1870 census taken in June 1870 in Council Grove, Morris County, Illinois. He was 21 years of age and a farmer, and Luvina was age 19 and keeping house. Their two daughters were enumerated with them. Mary A. was 2 years old and Viola B. was three months old.5
Census US 1880*18 June 1880Luvina and F. M. Gilmore were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in La Clede, Fayette County, Illinois. Francis M. was 34 years of age and a farmer, and Luvina was 29 years of age and keeping house. They were enumerated with six children in 1880. Mary A., Viola B. and F. A. were ages 12, 10 and 8 years, respectively, and had all attended school within the census year; and Lemuel, who was enumerated as L. S., Sylvia A. and William J. were ages 6 years, 4 years and one year old, respectively.6
Name Spellings*1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.6,8
Census US 1900*5 June 1900Luvina R. and Francis M. Gillmore were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in Grant, Pratt County, Kansas. Francis was 54 years of age and a farmer, and Luvina was 49 years of age. They owned their farm with a mortgage, had been married for 34 years and Luvina had given birth to ten, or possibly eleven, children, and ten were living. Five of their children were enumerated with their parents in 1900. Sylvia was 23 years of age; William J. was 21 years of age and worked as a laborer on the family farm; and the younger children, Gertrude E., John W. and Clyde M. were ages 15, 12 and 9 years, respectively, and had all attended school for 7 months of the census year.8
(Grandfather) Marriage10 March 1919The marriage ceremony between Luvina and Francis M. Gillmore's granddaughter, Ellen Retta Powers, and Milford C. Banker was held at the Gillmore's home in Pratt County, Kansas, on 10 March 1919.9
(Husband) Death23 November 1929Marion became a widower when Luvina R. (Simmons) Gilmore died on 23 November 1929 at age 79.7
Death*19 October 1936He died on 19 October 1936 in Pratt County, Kansas, at age 901
Burial* and was buried with his wife in Coats Cemetery, Coats, Pratt County, Kansas.1

Family

Luvina R. Simmons b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Children1.Mary A. Gilmore5 b. 1868
2.Viola B. Gilmore+5 b. Feb 1870
3.F. A. Gilmore6 b. 1872
4.Lemuel Sylvester Gillmore6 b. 25 Jan 1874
5.Sylvia A. Gilmore6 b. Dec 1876
6.William J. Gilmore6 b. Jan 1879
7.Gertrude E. Gilmore8 b. Sep 1884
8.John W. Gilmore8 b. Apr 1888
9.Clyde M. Gilmore8 b. Feb 1891

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Marion Francis Gillmore, Memorial# 6168184. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Marion Francis Gillmore, Memorial# 6168184, noting his date of birth as 13 February 1844 and his gravestone reporting the year as 1846.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495, recording his date of birth as February 1846. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1689] Illinois, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 26 November 1866 in Fayette County, Illinois, of Francis M Gilmore and Luvina Simmons, noting that the record can be found at the County Court Records Office located at Vandalia, Illinois. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1851-1900.
  5. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Louvina Gilmore, Year: 1870; Census Place: Council Grove, Morris, Kansas; Roll: M593_439; Page: 692A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  6. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Luvina R. (Simmons) Gillmore, Memorial# 6168191.
  8. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495.
  9. [S2161] U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Miss Ellen Retta Powers of Coats, Kansas and Millford C. Banker of Plains, Kansas on 10 March 1919 at the home of the bride's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore, bride the daughter of Mrs. Viola Belle Sterges and was a successful school teacher, groom a prosperous farmer and stock dealer, citing The Coats Courant, published on 13 March 1919 in Coats, Kansas, USA, viewed online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/479293755/,0.11381479,0.78733045,0.28275147&xid=3398. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current.

Mary A. Gilmore1

b. 1868
Father*Marion Francis Gilmore1 b. 13 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Luvina R. Simmons1 b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Birth*1868Mary A. Gilmore was born about 1868 in Illinois.1
(Daughter) Census US 1870June 1870Mary A. was enumerated on the 1870 census taken in June 1870 in the household of her parents in Council Grove, Morris County, Illinois. She was 2 years old.1
(Daughter) Census US 188018 June 1880Mary A. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of her parents in La Clede, Fayette County, Illinois. She was 12 years old and had attended school within the census year.2
(Daughter) Name Spellings1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.2,3

Citations

  1. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Louvina Gilmore, Year: 1870; Census Place: Council Grove, Morris, Kansas; Roll: M593_439; Page: 692A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.

Sylvia A. Gilmore1

b. December 1876
Father*Marion Francis Gilmore1 b. 13 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Luvina R. Simmons1 b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Birth*December 1876Sylvia A. Gilmore was born in December 1876 in Illinois.1,2
(Daughter) Census US 188018 June 1880Sylvia A. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of her parents in La Clede, Fayette County, Illinois. She was 4 years old.1
(Daughter) Name Spellings1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.1,2
(Daughter) Census US 19005 June 1900Sylvia was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in the household of her parents in Grant, Pratt County, Kansas. She was 23 years of age.2

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.

Viola B. Gilmore1

b. February 1870
Father*Marion Francis Gilmore2 b. 13 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Luvina R. Simmons2 b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Birth*February 1870Viola B. Gilmore was born in February 1870 in Kansas.3,4
(Daughter) Census US 1870June 1870Viola B. was enumerated on the 1870 census taken in June 1870 in the household of her parents in Council Grove, Morris County, Illinois. She was three months old.2
Name VariationShe was called Belle.5,6
(Daughter) Census US 188018 June 1880Viola B. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of her parents in La Clede, Fayette County, Illinois. She was 10 years old and had attended school within the census year.7
Marriage*1891 Although we haven't been successful in identifying him yet, Belle's first husband's surname was Thomas. They probably married in Kansas about 1891.6,8
(Wife) Death1893Belle probably became a widow when her marriage to ______ Thomas ended about 1893. Belle was left with a very young daughter.6,8
Marriage*1894She married second, as his second wife, Stephen Powers in 1894, probably in Reno County, Kansas. They each brought one child into their marriage.6,1,8
Census State KS 1895*1 March 1895Belle and Stephen Powers were listed on the 1895 Kansas State census taken on 1 March 1895 in Walnut, Reno County, Kansas. Stephen was reported as 38 years of age, was a farmer, had been born in Kentucky, and had moved from Missouri to Kansas. Belle was 25 years of age, had been born in Illinois, and had moved from Illinois to Kansas. Two children were listed with them in 1895, one from each of their first marriages. Stephen's son, Henry Powers, was 10 years old, had been born in Missouri, and had moved from Missouri to Kansas; and Belle's daughter, Lydia Thomas, was 3 years old, and had been born in Kansas.8
(Daughter) Name Spellings1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.7,9
Census US 1900*12 June 1900Belle and Stephen Powers were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 12 June 1900 in Stella, Woods County, Oklahoma. Stephen was 45 years of age and a farmer working on his own account, and Belle was 29 years of age. They had been married for five years, owned their house and farm free of mortgage, and Belle had given birth to a total of five children, four of whom were living. Four children were enumerated with them in 1900: one from Stephen's first marriage; one from Belle's first marriage; and two from the couple's marriage. Stephen's son, Henry, was 15 years old and had attended school for three months of the census year. Belle's daughter, Lydia Thomas, was recorded as Lida Powers, and was 7 years old. The couple's two children, Alta and Retta, were age 3 years and one year, respectively.5
Census US 1910*6 May 1910Viola and Stephen Powers were enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 6 May 1910 in Richland, Pratt County, Kansas. Stephen was 55 years of age and a farmer working on his own account and, according to a very difficult census to read, Viola was about age 42. They rented their house and farm, had been married for 15 years, and each had been married one time before. Viola had given birth to five children, four of whom were living. Five children were enumerated with them in 1910. Henry, Stephen's son from his first marriage, was 24 years old and worked as a laborer for wages on his father's farm; the couple's two older children, Alta M. and Ellen R., were ages 13 and 11 years, respectively, and had both attended school within the census year; and the couple's two younger children were William F., who was 6 years old, and Grace M., who was one year old.10
(Wife) Death12 March 1915Belle became a widow for the second time when Stephen Powers died on 12 March 1915 at age 60.11
Marriage*1916She married third, as his first wife, George L. Sturges, son of William S. Sturges and Minnie Looney, about 1916.12
(Wife) Death27 January 1917Belle became a widow for the third time when George L. Sturges fell from a windmill in Plains, Kansas and died the following day, on Saturday, 27 January 1917, at the Methodist Episcopal Hospital, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, at the age of 29 years, 10 months, 13 days.12
Guardianship*8 March 1919 On 8 March 1919, in the matter regarding the Estate of Ellen A. Powers, William F. Powers and Grace M. Powers, minor children, the Probate Court of Pratt County, Kansas, appointed their mother, Viola B. Sturges, the legal Guardian of their Estate.13
Marriage*16 July 1919She married fourth William T. Briggs on 16 July 1919 in Jackson County, Missouri.14
Census US 1920*31 January 1920Viola B. and William T. Briggs were enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 31 January 1920 at 415 North Oak, Center, Pratt County, Kansas. William was 57 years of age and worked as a car carpenter in the railroad industry, and Viola was 49 years of age. They were both able to read and write and owned their house. Viola's daughter, Grace M. Powers, was enumerated with them in 1920.15

Family 1

______ Thomas d. 1893
Child1.Lydia Thomas8 b. Nov 1892

Family 2

Stephen Powers b. 29 Oct 1854, d. 12 Mar 1915
Children1.Alta M. Powers5 b. Oct 1896
2.Retta E. Powers+1,6 b. 1 Dec 1898, d. 2 Aug 1993
3.William F. Powers10 b. 1904
4.Grace M. Powers10 b. 1909

Family 3

George L. Sturges b. 14 Mar 1887, d. 27 Jan 1917

Family 4

William T. Briggs b. 1863

Citations

  1. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Retta E Banker Hopkins, born on 1 December 1899 at Coats Pratt, Oklahoma, to Stephen Powers and Viola B Gilmore, died in August 1993, agency notes: 08 Dec 1975: Name listed as RETTA E BANKER HOPKINS; 26 Mar 1969: Name listed as RETTA E HOPKINS. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Louvina Gilmore, Year: 1870; Census Place: Council Grove, Morris, Kansas; Roll: M593_439; Page: 692A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Stephen and Belle Powers, Year: 1900; Census Place: Stella, Woods, Oklahoma; Roll: 1344; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0237; FHL microfilm: 1241344, Belle's birth reported as February 1871. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Louvina Gilmore, Year: 1870; Census Place: Council Grove, Morris, Kansas; Roll: M593_439; Page: 692A, Viola's birth reported as a vague March 1870.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Stephen and Belle Powers, Year: 1900; Census Place: Stella, Woods, Oklahoma; Roll: 1344; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0237; FHL microfilm: 1241344.
  6. [S2161] U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage license issued to Stephen Powers and Belle Thomas, both of Walnut, in 1894 in Reno County, Kansas, referencing The Hutchinson News, published on 8 November 1894 in Hutchinson, Kansas, USA, viewed online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/406193/,0.21255232,0.4902797,0.34537455&xid=3398. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-current.
  7. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S1693] Kansas, U.S., State Census Collection, 1855-1925, online at www.ancestry.com, 1895, household of Stephen and Belle Powers, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1895 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: v115_127; Ancestry image# 10, lines 31-32, and image# 12, lines 1-2, of 58 total images. Hereinafter cited as Kansas, U.S., State Census Collection, 1855-1925.
  9. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495.
  10. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Stephen and Viola M. Powers, Year: 1910; Census Place: Richland, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: T624_453; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0132; FHL microfilm: 1374466. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Stephen Powers, Memorial# 10158474. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  12. [S2300] George L. Sturges 1917 Death after Fall from Windmill, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Coats Courant, (Coats, Kansas), Thursday, 1 February 1917, page 1, George L. Sturges, husband of the former Mrs. Belle Powers, died at M. E. Hospital in Hutchinson on Saturday, January 27, following a fall on Friday, January 26, from a windmill in Plains, Kansas, at age 29 years, 10 months, 13 days; he and his wife residents of Kansas, also survived by parents, five brothers and three sisters, all of Oklahoma; burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Hereinafter cited as George L. Sturges 1917 Death after Fall from Windmill.
  13. [S2299] Powers Children's 1919 Mother, Viola B. Sturges, Appointed Guardian, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, The Pratt Union, (Pratt, Kansas), Thursday, 27 March 1919, page 7, "in the matter of the Estate of Ellen A., William F., and Grace M. Powers, late of Pratt County, Kansas", notice dated 8 March 1919 by the Probate Court of Pratt County, Kansas, that Viola B. Sturges was duly appointed and qualified as Guardian of the Estate of the above named minors of Pratt County, Kansas. Hereinafter cited as Powers Children's 1919 Mother, Viola B. Sturges, Appointed Guardian.
  14. [S2160] Missouri, U.S., Jackson County Marriage Records, 1840-1985, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 16 July 1919 in Jackson County, Missouri of Viola B Sturges of Plains, Meade County, Kansas, age 49, and William T. Briggs of Pratt, Pratt County, Kansas, age 56, recorded in Jackson, Missouri, USA, citing Certificate# 1919K0085073. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, U.S., Jackson County Marriage Records, 1840-1985.
  15. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William T. and Viola B. Briggs, Year: 1920; Census Place: Center, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: T625_545; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 155. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.

William Gilmore1

Marriage-Possible*24 November 1731He may have married Mary Willis, daughter of Nathaniel Willis and Lydia __?__, on 24 November 1731 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Mary Willis b. 20 Nov 1694

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Willis, pages 363-371. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 146. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

William J. Gilmore1

b. January 1879
Father*Marion Francis Gilmore1 b. 13 Feb 1846, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Luvina R. Simmons1 b. 11 Nov 1850, d. 23 Nov 1929
Birth*January 1879William J. Gilmore was born in January 1879 in Illinois.1,2
(Son) Census US 188018 June 1880William J. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of his parents in La Clede, Fayette County, Illinois. He was one year old.1
(Son) Name Spellings1900 About the year 1900, the family's surname began to be recorded as GILLMORE in some records and remained Gilmore in others. Either, or both, spellings were used by various family members as time went on. The family also moved from Illinois to Kansas sometime between the years of 1880 and 1900, which may or may not have created the initial change in spelling.1,2
(Son) Census US 19005 June 1900William J. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in the household of his parents in Grant, Pratt County, Kansas. He was 21 years of age and worked as a laborer on the family farm.2

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of F. M. and Luvina Gilmore, Year: 1880; Census Place: La Clede, Fayette, Illinois; Roll: 206; Page: 246A; Enumeration District: 107. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Francis M. and Luvina R. Gillmore, Year: 1900; Census Place: Grant, Pratt, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.

George Gilpin1

b. 16 April 1708, d. December 1773
Father*Joseph Gilpin2 b. c 1664, d. 1739
Birth*16 April 1708George Gilpin was born on 16 April 1708 at Birmingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3
Marriage*1737He married first Ruth Caldwell, daughter of Vincent Caldwell and Betty Peirce, in 1737 in Chester County.2,4
(Husband) Deathbefore 9 April 1760George became a widower when Ruth (Caldwell) Gilpin died.1
Marriage*9 April 1760He married second Sarah (Sharpless) Woodward, widow, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 9 April 1760 at the Providence Meeting in Providence, Chester County.1
Death*December 1773He probably died in December 1773 at age 651
Burial*17 December 1773 and was buried on 17 December 1773, probably at the Concord Meeting in Chester County.5

Family 1

Ruth Caldwell d. b 9 Apr 1760

Family 2

Sarah Sharpless b. 27 Mar 1710, d. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreproduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 160-161. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Gilpin, page 570. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Gilpin, page 570, the date written as "2, 16, 1708" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was April, not February.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Caldwell, pages 492-493.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 160-161, the date written as "10 mo. 17, 1773" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was December, not October.

Joseph Gilpin1

b. circa 1664, d. 1739
Father*Thomas Gilpin1
Mother*Joan __?__1
Birth*circa 1664Joseph Gilpin was born circa 1664, based upon his reported age at death, probably at Warborough, Oxfordshire, England.1
Occupation*Joseph was a weaver in Dorchester, Oxfordshire.1
Marriage*20 February 1691/92He married Hannah Glover of Southampton, Hampshire, daughter of ______ Glover and Alice __?__, on 20 February 1691/92 in England.2
Immigration*1695Joseph and Hannah, with their young children, immigrated to America in 1695 and settled on a tract of land in the township of Birmingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania, now Delaware County, which had been given to Hannah by an uncle as a wedding present.1
Residence* The family's first dwelling was a cave on the side of a hill, a form of housing used frequently by early settlers until better structures could be provided. Some years later Joseph built a frame dwelling house for his family a short distance west of their cave dwelling where he resided until his death.1
Death*1739He died in 1739 at Birmingham at age 75.1

Family 1

Hannah Glover

Family 2

Child1.George Gilpin1 b. 16 Apr 1708, d. Dec 1773

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Gilpin, page 570. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Gilpin, page 570, the date written as "12, 20, 1691" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was February, not December, of 1691/92.

Thomas Gilpin1

Marriage*He married Joan __?__.1
Occupation*Thomas was a tallow-chandler in Warborough, Oxfordshire, England.1

Family

Joan __?__
Child1.Joseph Gilpin+1 b. c 1664, d. 1739

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Gilpin, page 570. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

______ Gilstrap1

Marriage*He married, as her fourth husband, Bessie Mae (Jordan) Long Fahnholz Wilkinson, daughter of John B. Jordan and Clara Cash.1

Family

Bessie Mae Jordan b. 16 Feb 1914, d. 5 May 2000

Citations

  1. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Bessie Mae Long, born on 16 February 1914 at Rockwall, Texas, child of John B Jordan and Clara M Cash, died in 5 May 2000, agency notes: Dec 1947: Name listed as BESSIE MAE LONG; Jan 1948: Name listed as BESSIE MAE FAHNHOLZ; Jun 1960: Name listed as BESSIE MAE GILSTRAP; Jun 1964: Name listed as BESSIE MAE PITTMAN; Jan 1967: Name listed as BESSIE MAE MCCOY; Aug 1972: Name listed as BESSIE FINNEY. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Andrew Ginty1

Relationships2nd great-grandson of John Hinds
3rd cousin of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*John Ginty1
Mother*Frances Bell1
(Nephew GINTY) Estate and LandThe 1797 will of Andrew Bell, probated in 1807, bequeathed his wearing apparel to his nephew Andrew Ginty.1

Citations

  1. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Andrew Bell, 1797, Cottage, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.

John Ginty1

ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Marriage*1748He married Frances Bell, daughter of Andrew Bell and Lettice __?__, in 1748 in Diocese of Kilmore.1,2
(Witness to Will) EstateSon-in-law John Ginty, John Wilson and George Finley had witnessed the 01 August 1755 will of Andrew Bell of Ardleny which was granted probate on 13 March 1756.3

Citations

  1. [S497] Marguerite Clayton (Michigan), compiler, "Hinds Family Research Collection" (Research results and analysis, letters and photos, in the possession of Shirley Ertz of Nebraska), Andrew Bell (d. 1755) Family Tree obtained from Beverley Mackey. Hereinafter cited as "Hinds Family Research Collection."
  2. [S769] Listing of the Church of Ireland Index of Marriage License Bonds for the Diocese of Kilmore and Ardagh, online at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~adrian/…. Transcribed by Adrian Donley from the LDS FHL Film# 0100869 (Index to Church of Ireland diocesan marriage licenses). The register on the film contains 184 pages, each page with 16 entries, or approximately 2940 entries in total. It is in alphabetic order, indexed by surname of both bride and groom. Note: The site contains a partial transcription only. It contains approximately 68 of the 184 pages on the film. Hereinafter cited as Diocese of Kilmore and Ardagh Marriage Bond Index.
  3. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Andrew Bell, 1755, Ardleny, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.
  4. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Andrew Bell, 1797, Cottage, County Cavan, Ireland.

Lettice Ginty1

Relationships2nd great-granddaughter of John Hinds
3rd cousin of Walter Hinds
ChartsDescendants of John Hinds, including our Walters and Ralphs
Father*John Ginty1
Mother*Frances Bell1
(Granddaughter) EstateIn his will dated 01 August 1755, her grandfather Andrew Bell of Ardleny bequeathed to each of his granddaughters, Lettice Donaldson, Lettice Hinds and Lettice Ginty, £10 to be raised out of the lands of Lavagh upon their marriages, and in case any of the granddaughters should die unmarried, their legacies were to revert to their respective mothers.1

Citations

  1. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Prerogative will, Andrew Bell, 1755, Ardleny, County Cavan, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.

Alice M. Gipe1

b. 1875
Father*James H. Gipe1 b. 9 Jan 1839, d. 10 May 1912
Mother*Sycha Hollinshead1 b. 1847, d. 26 Jun 1942
Birth*1875Alice M. Gipe was born about 1875 in Nebraska.1
(Daughter) Census US 188026 June 1880Alice M. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 26 June 1880 in the household of her parents in Prairie Dog, Harlan County, Nebraska. She was 5 years old and at school.2

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028, Sycha's place of birth was recorded as New Jersey, and transcribed by Ancestry as Iowa, and the year of her birth was estimated as 1846. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028.

Dora R. Gipe1

b. 1866
Father*James H. Gipe1 b. 9 Jan 1839, d. 10 May 1912
Mother*Sycha Hollinshead1 b. 1847, d. 26 Jun 1942
Birth*1866Dora R. Gipe was born about 1866 in Iowa.1
(Daughter) Census US 188026 June 1880Dora R. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 26 June 1880 in the household of her parents in Prairie Dog, Harlan County, Nebraska. She was 14 years old and at school.2

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028, Sycha's place of birth was recorded as New Jersey, and transcribed by Ancestry as Iowa, and the year of her birth was estimated as 1846. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028.

James H. Gipe1

b. 9 January 1839, d. 10 May 1912
Birth*9 January 1839James H. Gipe was born on 9 January 1839 in New Jersey.1,2
Marriage*1 January 1865He married Sycha Hollinshead on 1 January 1865 in Black Hawk County, Iowa.1,3,4,2
Census US 1880*26 June 1880Sycha and James H. Gipe were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 26 June 1880 in Prairie Dog, Harlan County, Nebraska. James was 40 years of age and a farmer, and Sycha was 34 years of age and keeping house. Their five children were enumerated with them in 1880. Dora R. was 14 years old; William S. and James W. were ages 12 and 7 years, respectively; and Alice M. and Sarah E. were ages 5 and 2 years, respectively. All of the children, except 2-year-old Sarah, were at school.1
Death*10 May 1912He died on 10 May 1912 at age 732
Burial* and was buried in Alma Cemetery, Alma, Harlan County, Nebraska.2

Family

Sycha Hollinshead b. 1847, d. 26 Jun 1942
Children1.Dora R. Gipe5 b. 1866
2.William S. Gipe+1 b. 9 Feb 1867, d. 19 Aug 1955
3.James Wilson Gipe1 b. 3 Aug 1872, d. 5 Nov 1940
4.Alice M. Gipe5 b. 1875
5.Sarah E. Gipe5 b. 1878

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, James Harry Gipe, Memorial# 57423102. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S1508] Iowa, U.S., Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of James H. Gipe and "Nancy" Hollinshead on 1 January 1865 in Black Hawk County, Iowa, citing FHL Film# 1034533, Reference ID: 2:263F4KR. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, U.S., Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sycha (Hollingshead) Gipe, Memorial# 103619593.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028, Sycha's place of birth was recorded as New Jersey, and transcribed by Ancestry as Iowa, and the year of her birth was estimated as 1846.

James Wilson Gipe1

b. 3 August 1872, d. 5 November 1940
Father*James H. Gipe2 b. 9 Jan 1839, d. 10 May 1912
Mother*Sycha Hollinshead2 b. 1847, d. 26 Jun 1942
Birth*3 August 1872James Wilson Gipe was born on 3 August 1872 in Buchanan County, Iowa.1
Name VariationJames Wilson Gipe was also known as Wilson.3
(Son) Census US 188026 June 1880James Wilson was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 26 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Prairie Dog, Harlan County, Nebraska. he was 7 years old and at school.2
Census US 1920*31 January 1920James W. Gipe was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 31 January 1920 in Walnut, Phillips County, Kansas. He was 48 years of age, single, and worked as a farmer on his own account. He was able to read, write and to speak English, and owned his farm with a mortgage. The other two members of his household in 1920, Rachel Whitten and Joy J. Whitten, were recorded as being unrelated to James. Rachel Whitten was 40 years of age, divorced, and worked as a housekeeper on his farm; and Joy Whitten, Rachel's son, was recorded as 11 years old, although he was actually about age 13, and had attended school within the census year.4
Marriage*1920He married, as her third husband, Rachel Whitten, daughter of Jacob Whitten and Cynthia Ann Dodd, about 1920. James was an uncle of Rachel's son Sherman's wife, Nora Rebecca (Gipe) Cope.1,5
Census US 1930*14 April 1930Rachel and Wilson Gipe were enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 14 April 1930 in Nodaway, Nodaway County, Missouri. Wilson was 57 years of age and worked as a farm laborer for wages, and Rachel was 52 years of age. He had been age 46 at his first marriage, and Rachel and been age 17. They rented their home for $7.00 per month, and their street address, as recorded by the census taker, was an "unimproved dirt road."3
Death*5 November 1940He died on 5 November 1940 at age 681
Burial* and was buried in Avoca Cemetery, Avoca, Cass County, Nebraska.1

Family

Rachel Addie Whitten b. 9 Dec 1877, d. 1955

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, James Wilson Gipe, Memorial# 57516902. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Wilson and Rachel Gipe, Year: 1930; Census Place: Nodaway, Nodaway, Missouri; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0024; FHL microfilm: 2340950. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James W. Gipe, Year: 1920; Census Place: Walnut, Phillips, Kansas; Roll: T625_544; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 150. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Rachel Addie (Whitten) Gipe, Memorial# 57516887.

Marietta Gipe1

b. 29 June 1858, d. 19 August 1922
Birth*29 June 1858Marietta Gipe was born on 29 June 1858 in Indiana.1
Marriage*1894She married, as his second wife, Samuel E. Burden about 1894 in Ohio.1,2
Death*19 August 1922She died on 19 August 1922 in St. Marys, Auglaize County, Ohio, at age 641
Burial* and was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.1

Family

Samuel E. Burden b. 27 Nov 1855, d. 19 Jun 1930

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Marietta (Gipe) Burden, Memorial# 122151385. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Samuel E. Burden, Memorial# 89885106.

Nora Rebecca Gipe1

b. 23 June 1892, d. 14 November 1985
Father*William S. Gipe2 b. 9 Feb 1867, d. 19 Aug 1955
Mother*Mary Jane Miller2 b. 21 Mar 1870, d. 2 Apr 1950
Birth*23 June 1892Nora Rebecca Gipe was born on 23 June 1892 in Nebraska.1
(Daughter) Census US 19002 June 1900Nora R. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 2 June 1900 in the household of her parents in Walnut, Phillips County, Kansas. She was 7 years old and able to speak English and to read, although not yet able to write.2
Marriage*1918She married Sherman Whitten Cope, son of Theodore H. E. Koop and Rachel Addie Whitten, in 1918 in Harlan County, Nebraska.1,3,4,5
(Daughter-in-Law) Marriage1920 In 1920, Nora's uncle, James Wilson Gipe, married, as her third husband, Rachel Whitten, Nora's mother-in-law.6,7
(Wife) Death18 January 1957Nora became a widow when Sherman Whitten Cope died on 18 January 1957 at age 61.3
Death*14 November 1985She died on 14 November 1985 in Loveland, Larimer County, Colorado, at age 931
Burial* and was buried with her husband in Orleans Cemetery, Orleans, Harlan County, Nebraska.3,1

Family

Sherman Koop b. 13 Aug 1895, d. 18 Jan 1957

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nora Rebecca (Gipe) Cope, Memorial# 86322888. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William S. and Jane M. Gipe, Year: 1900; Census Place: Walnut, Phillips, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0121; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sherman Whitten Cope, Memorial# 86322954.
  4. [S2369] Nebraska, U.S., Index to Marriages, 1909-1955, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Sherman Cope in 1918 in Harlan, Nebraska, USA, citing Certificate# 6005, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services; Lincoln, Nebraska; Surname Range: Caau-Guff. Hereinafter cited as Nebraska, U.S., Index to Marriages, 1909-1955.
  5. [S2369] Nebraska, U.S., Index to Marriages, 1909-1955, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Nora Gipe in 1918 in Harlan, Nebraska, USA, citing Certificate# 6005, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services; Lincoln, Nebraska; Surname Range: Erhe-Gzeh.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, James Wilson Gipe, Memorial# 57516902.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Rachel Addie (Whitten) Gipe, Memorial# 57516887.

Sarah E. Gipe1

b. 1878
Father*James H. Gipe1 b. 9 Jan 1839, d. 10 May 1912
Mother*Sycha Hollinshead1 b. 1847, d. 26 Jun 1942
Birth*1878Sarah E. Gipe was born about 1878 in Nebraska.1
(Daughter) Census US 188026 June 1880Sarah E. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 26 June 1880 in the household of her parents in Prairie Dog, Harlan County, Nebraska. She was 2 years old.2

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028, Sycha's place of birth was recorded as New Jersey, and transcribed by Ancestry as Iowa, and the year of her birth was estimated as 1846. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028.

Stephen J. Gipe1

b. January 1894
Father*William S. Gipe1 b. 9 Feb 1867, d. 19 Aug 1955
Mother*Mary Jane Miller1 b. 21 Mar 1870, d. 2 Apr 1950
Birth*January 1894Stephen J. Gipe was born in January 1894 in Nebraska.1
(Son) Census US 19002 June 1900Stephen J. was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 2 June 1900 in the household of his parents in Walnut, Phillips County, Kansas. He was 6 years old and able to speak English, although not yet able to read or write.1

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William S. and Jane M. Gipe, Year: 1900; Census Place: Walnut, Phillips, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0121; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.

William S. Gipe1

b. 9 February 1867, d. 19 August 1955
Father*James H. Gipe2 b. 9 Jan 1839, d. 10 May 1912
Mother*Sycha Hollinshead2 b. 1847, d. 26 Jun 1942
Birth*9 February 1867William S. Gipe was born on 9 February 1867 in Iowa.1,3
(Son) Census US 188026 June 1880William S. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 26 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Prairie Dog, Harlan County, Nebraska. he was 12 years old and at school.2
Marriage*1 January 1892He married Janie Miller on 1 January 1892 in Alma, Harlan County, Nebraska.1,4
Census US 1900*2 June 1900Jane M. and William S. Gipe were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 2 June 1900 in Walnut, Phillips County, Kansas. William was 33 years of age and a farmer, and Jane was 30 years of age. They were both able to read, write and speak English. They rented their farm, had been married for 8 years, and Jane had given birth to two children, both of whom were living. Nora R. and Stephen J. were ages 7 and 6 years, respectively. Both were able to speak English, and Nora was able to read.1
(Husband) Death2 April 1950William became a widower when Mary Jane (Miller) Gipe died on 2 April 1950 at age 80.5,6
Death*19 August 1955He died on 19 August 1955 at age 883
Burial* and was buried with his wife in Block 201, Lot 3, Space 3, of Alma Cemetery, Alma, Harlan County, Nebraska.3,5

Family

Mary Jane Miller b. 21 Mar 1870, d. 2 Apr 1950
Children1.Nora Rebecca Gipe1 b. 23 Jun 1892, d. 14 Nov 1985
2.Stephen J. Gipe1 b. Jan 1894

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William S. and Jane M. Gipe, Year: 1900; Census Place: Walnut, Phillips, Kansas; Roll: 495; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0121; FHL microfilm: 1240495. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James H. and Sycha Gipe, Year: 1880; Census Place: Prairie Dog, Harlan, Nebraska; Roll: 750; Page: 398C; Enumeration District: 028. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, William Sherman Gipe, Memorial# 88617475. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S1824] Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 1 January 1892 in Alma, Harlan County, Nebraska, USA, of Janie Miller of Harlan County, age 22, born in Missouri, daughter of D. B. Miller and Nancy A. Cook, and Wm S. Gipe of Harlan County, age 23, born in Iowa, son of J. H. Gipe and S. Hollingshead, recorded in Harlan County, referencing State Library and Archives, Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, Nebraska. Hereinafter cited as Nebraska, U.S., Select County Marriage Records, 1855-1908.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary Jane (Miller) Gipe, Memorial# 88617436.
  6. [S2385] Mary Jane (Miller) Gipe 1950 Obituary, online at Historical Newspapers from 1700s-2000s, at www.newspapers.com, Harlan County Journal, (Alma, Nebraska), Thursday, 13 April 1950, page 4, daughter of Daniel and Nancy Miller, Mary Jane Miller was born 21 March 1870 at Eagleville, Missouri, died at her home in Alma on 2 April 1950, 12 days after her 80th birthday, married William S. Gipe on 1 January 1892 at her home near Alma, two children, Mrs. Sherman Cope and Stephen Gipe; loyal and loving husband and children survive. Hereinafter cited as Mary Jane (Miller) Gipe 1950 Obituary.