Dorothy Jean Pickel

F, b. 3 March 1931, d. 27 December 1959
Father*Linden Wilbur Pickel b. 5 Apr 1909, d. 4 Jan 1978
Mother*Genevieve Opal VanNatta b. 3 Feb 1905, d. 22 Nov 1993
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Teasdale.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDorothy Jean Pickel married (?) Teasdale.
Birth3 March 1931Dorothy Jean Pickel was born on 3 March 1931.
She was the daughter of Linden Wilbur Pickel and Genevieve Opal VanNatta.
Death27 December 1959Dorothy Jean Pickel died on 27 December 1959 at age 28.

(?) Teasdale

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Teasdale married Dorothy Jean Pickel, daughter of Linden Wilbur Pickel and Genevieve Opal VanNatta.

Esther Louise VanNatta

F, b. 14 November 1899, d. 2 January 1977
Father*George Roscoe VanNatta b. 16 Nov 1869, d. 18 Sep 1941
Mother*Mary Ann Wiedman b. 5 Jul 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 September 1921As of 23 September 1921,her married name was Croson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 November 1899Esther Louise VanNatta was born on 14 November 1899 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of George Roscoe VanNatta and Mary Ann Wiedman.
Marriage23 September 1921Esther Louise VanNatta married Homer C. Croson on 23 September 1921 at South Dakota.
Death2 January 1977Esther Louise VanNatta died on 2 January 1977 at South Dakota at age 77.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Julien, Dubuque, IowaEsther Louise VanNatta was listed as a daughter in George Roscoe VanNatta's household on the 1900 Census at Julien, Dubuque, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Julien, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T623_430; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 107.

Homer C. Croson

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage23 September 1921Homer C. Croson married Esther Louise VanNatta, daughter of George Roscoe VanNatta and Mary Ann Wiedman, on 23 September 1921 at South Dakota.

Katherine VanNatta

F, b. June 1895
Father*George Roscoe VanNatta b. 16 Nov 1869, d. 18 Sep 1941
Mother*Mary Ann Wiedman b. 5 Jul 1874
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1895Katherine VanNatta was born in June 1895 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of George Roscoe VanNatta and Mary Ann Wiedman.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Julien, Dubuque, IowaKatherine VanNatta was listed as a daughter in George Roscoe VanNatta's household on the 1900 Census at Julien, Dubuque, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Julien, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T623_430; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 107.

John W. VanNatta

M, b. October 1897
Father*George Roscoe VanNatta b. 16 Nov 1869, d. 18 Sep 1941
Mother*Mary Ann Wiedman b. 5 Jul 1874
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1897John W. VanNatta was born in October 1897 at Iowa.
He was the son of George Roscoe VanNatta and Mary Ann Wiedman.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Julien, Dubuque, IowaJohn W. VanNatta was listed as a son in George Roscoe VanNatta's household on the 1900 Census at Julien, Dubuque, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Julien, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: T623_430; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 107.

Theron L. Hake

M, b. circa 1904
Father*Herman Hake b. c 1882
Mother*Ella (?) b. c 1881
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationTheron L. Hake was also known as Hoke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1904Theron L. Hake was born circa 1904 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman Hake and Ella (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1910Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinTheron L. Hake was listed as a son in Herman Hake's household on the 1910 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1920Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinTheron L. Hake was listed as a son in Herman Hake's household on the 1920 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1732; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0101; Image: 1175; FHL Number: 1375745.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2013; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 208; Image: 409.

Veda Hake

F, b. circa 1906
Father*Herman Hake b. c 1882
Mother*Ella (?) b. c 1881
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationVeda Hake was also known as Hoke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1906Veda Hake was born circa 1906 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman Hake and Ella (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1910Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinVeda Hake was listed as a daughter in Herman Hake's household on the 1910 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.1
1920Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinVeda Hake was listed as a daughter in Herman Hake's household on the 1920 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1732; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0101; Image: 1175; FHL Number: 1375745.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2013; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 208; Image: 409.

Bural Hake

M, b. circa 1913
Father*Herman Hake b. c 1882
Mother*Ella (?) b. c 1881
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBural Hake was also known as Hoke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1913Bural Hake was born circa 1913 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman Hake and Ella (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Sylvan, Richland, WisconsinBural Hake was listed as a son in Herman Hake's household on the 1920 Census at Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Sylvan, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2013; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 208; Image: 409.

LaVerne R. Nodolf

M, b. 24 January 1920, d. 26 December 2010
Father*George Conrad Nodolf b. 18 Mar 1889, d. Aug 1978
Mother*Edith Anna Engelke b. Nov 1887
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLaVerne R. Nodolf was also known as Nodolph.
Name VariationLaVerne R. Nodolf was also known as Shorty.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 January 1920LaVerne R. Nodolf was born on 24 January 1920 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Conrad Nodolf and Edith Anna Engelke.
Marriage26 May 1951LaVerne R. Nodolf married Ruth L. Heer, daughter of Christian William Heer Jr. and Ella J. Russell, on 26 May 1951.
Death26 December 2010LaVerne R. Nodolf died on 26 December 2010 at age 90 LaVerne R. "Shorty" Nodolf, 90, of Platteville, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster.

Services will be at noon Wednesday, Dec. 29, at Lutheran Church of Peace, Platteville, with the Rev. Jeff Pedersen officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Platteville. Chapel military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post 42 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5274. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. The Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, is in charge of arrangements.

He was born on Jan. 24, 1920, in Belmont, son of George and Edith (Engelke) Nodolf. He married Ruth Heer on May 26, 1951, at the Little Brown Church, Nashua, Iowa; she preceded him in death on April 8, 2003.

LaVerne served in the Air Force from May 15, 1942, until Aug. 2, 1945. He received the Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unite Badge, Asiatic Pacific Theater Medal and one Bronze Star.

Shorty worked for many years at UW-Platteville maintenance department. Prior to that, he worked at the Shell Bulk Plant and drove gas truck for Mobil, all in Platteville.

He was a life member of the Lutheran Church of Peace, Platteville. He was a member of the VFW and for many years the Platteville Golf and Country Club.

Shorty loved the game of golf and was proud of the hole-in-one he scored. He always looked forward to his annual golf outing with two of his grandsons, Jon and Bill. He also enjoyed woodworking and carving.

Surviving are a daughter, Karen (Rick) Slack, of Livingston; four grandchildren, Jon (Celeste) Slack, of Davie, Fla., Todd Slack and Bill (Britney) Slack, of Mount Horeb, and Nikki (Adam Ochab) Slack, of Livingston; six great-grandchildren, Kyle Collins, Jordan Slack, Breanna Conner, Sierra Slack, Tamarae Towns and Malloy Slack; a great-great-granddaughter, Launa Collins; and many nieces and nephews. He also was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Russell and Orville Nodolf. Memorials may be given to the Lutheran Church of Peace.

Russell Nodolf

M, b. circa 1923, d. before December 2010
Father*George Conrad Nodolf b. 18 Mar 1889, d. Aug 1978
Mother*Edith Anna Engelke b. Nov 1887
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1923Russell Nodolf was born circa 1923 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Conrad Nodolf and Edith Anna Engelke.
Deathbefore December 2010Russell Nodolf died before December 2010.

Orville H. Nodolf

M, b. 2 January 1918, d. 21 March 1999
Father*George Conrad Nodolf b. 18 Mar 1889, d. Aug 1978
Mother*Edith Anna Engelke b. Nov 1887
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 January 1918Orville H. Nodolf was born on 2 January 1918 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Conrad Nodolf and Edith Anna Engelke.
Death21 March 1999Orville H. Nodolf died on 21 March 1999 at age 81.

Ruth L. Heer

F, b. 27 April 1923, d. 8 April 2003
Father*Christian William Heer Jr. b. Nov 1893, d. 10 Mar 1982
Mother*Ella J. Russell b. 1 Apr 1899, d. 29 Sep 1980
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 May 1951As of 26 May 1951,her married name was Nodolph.
Married Name26 May 1951As of 26 May 1951,her married name was Nodolf.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 April 1923Ruth L. Heer was born on 27 April 1923 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Christian William Heer Jr. and Ella J. Russell.
Marriage26 May 1951Ruth L. Heer married LaVerne R. Nodolf, son of George Conrad Nodolf and Edith Anna Engelke, on 26 May 1951.
Death8 April 2003Ruth L. Heer died on 8 April 2003 at age 79.

Hilda Zenz

F, b. December 1893, d. June 1943
Father*Wilhelm Zeng b. 1854, d. b 1928
Mother*Anna Degenhardt b. May 1871
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Brawner.
Name VariationHilda Zenz was also known as Hilda Zeng.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHilda Zenz married Celestine Lorence Brawner, son of Celestine William Brawner and Mary Magdalena Maulshagen.
BirthDecember 1893Hilda Zenz was born in December 1893 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Wilhelm Zeng and Anna Degenhardt.
DeathJune 1943Hilda Zenz died in June 1943 at age 49 Hilda (Zenz) Brawner obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal June 22, 1943 - Hilda (Zenz) Brawner obituary

Paul Cornelius Zenz

M, b. June 1897, d. 19 November 1953
Father*Wilhelm Zeng b. 1854, d. b 1928
Mother*Anna Degenhardt b. May 1871
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPaul Cornelius Zenz was also known as Zeng.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePaul Cornelius Zenz married Katrina Emily Brawner, daughter of Celestine William Brawner and Mary Magdalena Maulshagen.
BirthJune 1897Paul Cornelius Zenz was born in June 1897 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Wilhelm Zeng and Anna Degenhardt.
Death19 November 1953Paul Cornelius Zenz died on 19 November 1953 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois, at age 56.

Clarence Zenz

M, b. July 1899
Father*Wilhelm Zeng b. 1854, d. b 1928
Mother*Anna Degenhardt b. May 1871
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClarence Zenz was also known as Zeng.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJuly 1899Clarence Zenz was born in July 1899 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Wilhelm Zeng and Anna Degenhardt.

Lincoln Anthony Sykes

M, b. 13 June 1900, d. 17 February 1969
Father*Bernard Sykes b. 17 Mar 1851, d. 21 May 1928
Mother*Louisa Margaret Rupp b. 19 Dec 1859, d. 7 Oct 1931
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 June 1900Lincoln Anthony Sykes was born on 13 June 1900 at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, also reported as 13 Jun 1901.
He was the son of Bernard Sykes and Louisa Margaret Rupp.
Marriagebefore 1940Lincoln Anthony Sykes married Anna G. (?) before 1940.
Death17 February 1969Lincoln Anthony Sykes died on 17 February 1969 at San Diego, California, at age 68.
Burial20 February 1969He was buried on 20 February 1969 at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery, California.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaLincoln Anthony Sykes was listed as a son in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1910 Census at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; surname listed as Syks.1
1920Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaLincoln Anthony Sykes was listed as a son in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1920 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2
1 January 1925Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaLincoln Anthony Sykes appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Bernard Sykes at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
1930Warrington, Escambia, FloridaLincoln Anthony Sykes was listed at the U.S. Naval Air Station on the 1930 Census at Warrington, Escambia, Florida.3
1940Washington, District of Columbia, District of ColumbiaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, Inferred Residence in 1935: Long Beach, California.4
  • On 12 September 1918 at Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
  • Lincoln Anthony Sykes was a naval attache in 1942 at Capetown, South Africa.
  • On 20 October 1944 Swaledale - Lincoln Sykes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sykes, former residents, who has been in the navy for many years and just returned from South Africa, was a visitor in town, accompanied by his sisters, Mrs. Roy Kiser and Mrs. Desta Sterns, Mason City.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T624_396; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0037; Image: 520; FHL Number: 1374409.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T625_483; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 44; Image: 565.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Warrington, Escambia, Florida; Roll: 315; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 4; Image: 368.0.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia; Roll: T627_568; Page: 61A; Enumeration District: 1-451A.

Hattie Barbara Sykes

F, b. 23 November 1883, d. 20 November 1967
Father*Bernard Sykes b. 17 Mar 1851, d. 21 May 1928
Mother*Catherine Rupp b. 1857, d. 1885
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHattie Barbara Sykes was also known as Harriett.
Name VariationHattie Barbara Sykes was also known as Hattie H.
Married Namecirca 1912As of circa 1912,her married name was Dilts.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 November 1883Hattie Barbara Sykes was born on 23 November 1883 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Bernard Sykes and Catherine Rupp.
Marriagecirca 1912Hattie Barbara Sykes married Elmer John Dilts, son of Harmon Dilts and Delia Geer, circa 1912.
Death20 November 1967Hattie Barbara Sykes died on 20 November 1967 at Butte, California, at age 83.
Burial24 November 1967She was buried on 24 November 1967 at Chico Cemetery, Chico, Butte, California.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaHattie Barbara Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1
1910Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaHattie Barbara Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1910 Census at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; surname listed as Syks.2
1920Mason, Cerro Gordo, IowaHattie Barbara Sykes was listed as wife in Elmer John Dilts's household on the 1920 Census at Mason, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.3
1 January 1925Mason City Ward 1, Cerro Gordo, IowaHattie Barbara Sykes appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Elmer John Dilts at Mason City Ward 1, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
1930Mason City, Cerro Gordo, IowaHattie Barbara Sykes was listed as wife in Elmer John Dilts's household on the 1930 Census at Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.4

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T623_423; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 27.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T624_396; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0037; Image: 520; FHL Number: 1374409.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Mason, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T625_483; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 33; Image: 195.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: 648; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 37.0.

Elmer John Dilts

M, b. 20 February 1879, d. 20 June 1959
Father*Harmon Dilts b. c 1847, d. a 1925
Mother*Delia Geer b. c 1852, d. a 1925
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 February 1879Elmer John Dilts was born on 20 February 1879 at Iowa.
He was the son of Harmon Dilts and Delia Geer.
Marriagecirca 1912Elmer John Dilts married Hattie Barbara Sykes, daughter of Bernard Sykes and Catherine Rupp, circa 1912.
Death20 June 1959Elmer John Dilts died on 20 June 1959 at Butte, California, at age 80.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Mason, Cerro Gordo, IowaElmer John Dilts was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Mason, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1
1 January 1925Mason City Ward 1, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 at Mason City Ward 1, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
1930Mason City, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Mason, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T625_483; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 33; Image: 195.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: 648; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 37.0.

Harmon Dilts

M, b. circa 1847, d. after 1925
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1847Harmon Dilts was born circa 1847 at Indiana.
Marriagebefore 1880He married Delia Geer before 1880.
Deathafter 1925Harmon Dilts died after 1925.

Child of Harmon Dilts and Delia Geer

Delia Geer

F, b. circa 1852, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1880As of before 1880,her married name was Dilts.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1852Delia Geer was born circa 1852 at Indiana.
Marriagebefore 1880She married Harmon Dilts before 1880.
Deathafter 1925Delia Geer died after 1925.

Child of Delia Geer and Harmon Dilts

Joseph Frank Sykes

M, b. 2 April 1885, d. 2 July 1942
Father*Bernard Sykes b. 17 Mar 1851, d. 21 May 1928
Mother*Catherine Rupp b. 1857, d. 1885
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Frank Sykes was also known as Joe.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 April 1885Joseph Frank Sykes was born on 2 April 1885 at Tennyson, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Bernard Sykes and Catherine Rupp.
Marriagebefore 1918Joseph Frank Sykes married Leah Maud Raw, daughter of Simon T. Raw and Sarah Reynold, before 1918.
Death2 July 1942Joseph Frank Sykes died on 2 July 1942 at Iowa City, Iowa, at age 57 Joseph F. Sykes, 57, 307 Adams avenue northwest, for many years a blacksmith at Swaledale prior to his retirement and moving to Mason City in 1933, died Thursday evening in the University hospital at Iowa City after a 60 day illness. He had been at the hospital for three weeks. Mr. Sykes was born at Tennyson, Wis., April 2, 1885, and in early childhood moved with his parents to Swaledale where he lived for more than 40 years. His wife, Leah Raw Sykes, died June 17, 1932, at Swaledale. He is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Hattie Dilts, San Jose, Cal., and Mrs. Adesta Sterns and Mrs. Roy Kiser, both of Mason City; one brother, Lincoln Sykes, naval attache at Capetown, S. Africa, and seven nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are incomplete pending word from relatives. The body will lie in state from 8 o'clock Friday evening until time for the services at the McAuley and Son funeral home.
Burialafter 2 July 1942He was buried after 2 July 1942 at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Rockwell, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, Joseph Frank Sykes obituary.
Mason City Globe Gazette July 4, 1942 - Joseph Frank Sykes obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaJoseph Frank Sykes was listed as a son in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1
1910Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaJoseph Frank Sykes was listed as a son in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1910 Census at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; surname listed as Syks.2
1920Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaJoseph Frank Sykes was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.3
1 January 1925Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
1930Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.4
1940Mason City, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe was listed as a lodger with the Nellie Helon family on the 1940 Census at Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.5
  • On 12 September 1918 at Cerro Gordo, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T623_423; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 27.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T624_396; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0037; Image: 520; FHL Number: 1374409.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T625_483; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 44; Image: 566.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: 648; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 34; Image: 261.0.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T627_1146; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 17-28.

Leah Maud Raw

F, b. 13 April 1886, d. 17 June 1932
Father*Simon T. Raw d. b 1925
Mother*Sarah Reynold b. c 1841, d. a 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1918As of before 1918,her married name was Sykes.
Married Namebefore 1918As of before 1918,her married name was Zeng.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 April 1886Leah Maud Raw was born on 13 April 1886 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Simon T. Raw and Sarah Reynold.
Marriagebefore 1918Leah Maud Raw married Joseph Frank Sykes, son of Bernard Sykes and Catherine Rupp, before 1918.
Death17 June 1932Leah Maud Raw died on 17 June 1932 at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, at age 46.
Burialafter 17 June 1932She was buried after 17 June 1932 at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Rockwell, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaLeah Maud Raw was listed as wife in Joseph Frank Sykes's household on the 1920 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1
1 January 1925Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaLeah Maud Raw appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Joseph Frank Sykes at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
1930Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaLeah Maud Raw was listed as wife in Joseph Frank Sykes's household on the 1930 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T625_483; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 44; Image: 566.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: 648; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 34; Image: 261.0.

Simon T. Raw

M, d. before 1925
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSimon T. Raw was born at England.
Marriagebefore 1887He married Sarah Reynold before 1887.
Deathbefore 1925Simon T. Raw died before 1925.

Child of Simon T. Raw and Sarah Reynold

Sarah Reynold

F, b. circa 1841, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1887As of before 1887,her married name was Raw.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1841Sarah Reynold was born circa 1841 at Ireland.
Marriagebefore 1887She married Simon T. Raw before 1887.
Deathafter 1925Sarah Reynold died after 1925.

Child of Sarah Reynold and Simon T. Raw

Odelia M. Sykes

F, b. 15 July 1884, d. 10 March 1923
Father*Bernard Sykes b. 17 Mar 1851, d. 21 May 1928
Mother*Catherine Rupp b. 1857, d. 1885
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOdelia M. Sykes was also known as Delia M.
Name VariationOdelia M. Sykes was also known as Adelia M.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 July 1884Odelia M. Sykes was born on 15 July 1884 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, also reported as July 1882.
She was the daughter of Bernard Sykes and Catherine Rupp.
Death10 March 1923Odelia M. Sykes died on 10 March 1923 at Cass, Boone, Iowa, at age 38 Death certificate of Odelia M Sykes.
Death certificate of Odelia M Sykes 10 Mar 1923 Cass, Boone, IA
Burialafter 10 March 1923She was buried after 10 March 1923 at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Rockwell, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaOdelia M. Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1
1910Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaOdelia M. Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1910 Census at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; surname listed as Syks.2
1920Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaOdelia M. Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1920 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T623_423; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 27.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T624_396; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0037; Image: 520; FHL Number: 1374409.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T625_483; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 44; Image: 565.

Adesta M. Sykes

F, b. 8 October 1894, d. 5 July 1964
Father*Bernard Sykes b. 17 Mar 1851, d. 21 May 1928
Mother*Louisa Margaret Rupp b. 19 Dec 1859, d. 7 Oct 1931
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name11 November 1923As of 11 November 1923,her married name was Stearns.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 October 1894Adesta M. Sykes was born on 8 October 1894 at Iowa also reported as 8 Oct 1896 and 18 Oct 1894.
She was the daughter of Bernard Sykes and Louisa Margaret Rupp.
Marriage11 November 1923Adesta M. Sykes married Dr. Willis Leroy Stearns, son of Charles H. Stearns and Sarah Whitney, on 11 November 1923 at Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
Death5 July 1964Adesta M. Sykes died on 5 July 1964 at San Diego, California, at age 69 Adesta Stearns, former resident of Mason City, died in San Diego, Calif. Funeral and burial will be in San Diego. Mrs. Stearns was a graduate of Swaledale High School. She attended Sate College of Iowa and the University of Iowa. She taught school in Manly and Cerro Gordo County. Surviving are two sons, Franklin and David, a brother, Lincoln A. Sykes, San Diego, Calif., and two sisters Hattie Dilts, Chico, Calif., and Mrs. Roy H. Kiser, 926 Adams NW.
Mason City Globe Gazette July 6, 1964 - Adesta (Sykes) Stearns obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaAdesta M. Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1
1910Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaAdesta M. Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1910 Census at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; surname listed as Syks.2
1920Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaAdesta M. Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1920 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.3
1 January 1925Mason City Ward 2, Cerro Gordo, IowaAdesta M. Sykes appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of Dr. Willis Leroy Stearns at Mason City Ward 2, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
  • On 20 October 1944 Swaledale - Lincoln Sykes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sykes, former residents, who has been in the navy for many years and just returned from South Africa, was a visitor in town, accompanied by his sisters, Mrs. Roy Kiser and Mrs. Desta Sterns, Mason City.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T623_423; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 27.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T624_396; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0037; Image: 520; FHL Number: 1374409.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T625_483; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 44; Image: 565.

Catherine M. Sykes

F, b. 2 February 1898, d. November 1984
Father*Bernard Sykes b. 17 Mar 1851, d. 21 May 1928
Mother*Louisa Margaret Rupp b. 19 Dec 1859, d. 7 Oct 1931
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kiser.
Name VariationCatherine M. Sykes was also known as Catherina.
Name VariationCatherine M. Sykes was also known as Kathryn.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCatherine M. Sykes married Roy H. Kiser, son of Charles A. Kiser and Fannie Whitmer.
Birth2 February 1898Catherine M. Sykes was born on 2 February 1898 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Bernard Sykes and Louisa Margaret Rupp.
DeathNovember 1984Catherine M. Sykes died in November 1984 at age 86.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaCatherine M. Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1
1910Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaCatherine M. Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1910 Census at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; surname listed as Syks.2
1920Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaCatherine M. Sykes was listed as a daughter in Bernard Sykes's household on the 1920 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.3
  • On 20 October 1944 Swaledale - Lincoln Sykes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sykes, former residents, who has been in the navy for many years and just returned from South Africa, was a visitor in town, accompanied by his sisters, Mrs. Roy Kiser and Mrs. Desta Sterns, Mason City.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T623_423; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 27.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T624_396; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0037; Image: 520; FHL Number: 1374409.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T625_483; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 44; Image: 565.

Avalona Sykes

F, b. circa 1881
Father*Francis Sykes b. 16 Dec 1849, d. 24 Feb 1929
Mother*Margaret Schiffman b. 7 May 1854, d. 3 Nov 1922
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1881Avalona Sykes was born circa 1881 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Francis Sykes and Margaret Schiffman.
Census DateLocationDescription
1895Mt. Vernon, Cerro Gordo, IowaAvalona Sykes appeared on the census of 1895 in the household of Francis Sykes at Mt. Vernon, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.

Dr. Willis Leroy Stearns

M, b. circa 1872, d. before 1950
Father*Charles H. Stearns d. b 1925
Mother*Sarah Whitney d. b 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDr. Willis Leroy Stearns was also known as W. L.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1872Dr. Willis Leroy Stearns was born circa 1872 at Iowa.
He was the son of Charles H. Stearns and Sarah Whitney.
Marriage11 November 1923Dr. Willis Leroy Stearns married Adesta M. Sykes, daughter of Bernard Sykes and Louisa Margaret Rupp, on 11 November 1923 at Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
Deathbefore 1950Dr. Willis Leroy Stearns died before 1950.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 January 1925Mason City Ward 2, Cerro Gordo, IowaDr. Willis Leroy Stearns appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 at Mason City Ward 2, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.