Joseph Mercer

M
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Life EventDateDescription
Joseph Mercer was the son of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.

Mary Jane Mercer

F
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Miller.
Life EventDateDescription
Mary Jane Mercer was the daughter of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.

Catherine Mercer

F, b. circa 1813, d. after 1880
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Steelsmith.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCatherine Mercer married Jacob Steelsmith.
Birthcirca 1813Catherine Mercer was born circa 1813 at Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.
Deathafter 1880Catherine Mercer died after 1880.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 September 1850Poland Township, Mahoning, OhioCatherine Mercer was listed in Jacob Steelsmith's household on the 1850 Census at Poland Township, Mahoning, Ohio.1
30 June 1860Farmer, Defiance, OhioCatherine Mercer was listed in Jacob Steelsmith's household on the 1860 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.2
4 June 1870Farmer, Defiance, OhioCatherine Mercer was listed as wife in Jacob Steelsmith's household on the 1870 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.3
1880Farmer, Defiance, OhioCatherine Mercer was listed as wife in Jacob Steelsmith's household on the 1880 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.4

Children of Catherine Mercer and Jacob Steelsmith

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 1065.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 51. Stamp 371. Dwelling 355.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 34.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1011 Page Number 228B.

Jacob Steelsmith

M, b. circa 1803, d. after 1880
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJacob Steelsmith married Catherine Mercer, daughter of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.
Birthcirca 1803Jacob Steelsmith was born circa 1803 at Pennsylvania.
Deathafter 1880He died after 1880.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 September 1850Poland Township, Mahoning, OhioJacob Steelsmith was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Poland Township, Mahoning, Ohio.1
30 June 1860Farmer, Defiance, OhioHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.2
4 June 1870Farmer, Defiance, OhioHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.3
1880Farmer, Defiance, OhioHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.4

Children of Jacob Steelsmith and Catherine Mercer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 1065.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 51. Stamp 371. Dwelling 355.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 34.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1011 Page Number 228B.

Elizabeth Mercer

F
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ginter.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthElizabeth Mercer was born at Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.

Washington Mercer

M, b. 12 March 1821, d. 18 May 1905
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWashington Mercer was also known as W.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 March 1821Washington Mercer was born on 12 March 1821 at Pennsylvania also reported as Mar 1822.
He was the son of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.
Marriagecirca 1843Washington Mercer married Margarett Ann Hilliard circa 1843.
Death18 May 1905Washington Mercer died on 18 May 1905 at age 84 also reported as 1903.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 July 1870Whitley, Moultrie, IllinoisWashington Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Whitley, Moultrie, Illinois.1
1880Lulu, Mitchell, KansasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Lulu, Mitchell, Kansas.2
1 March 1895Lulu, Mitchell, KansasHe appeared on the census of 1 March 1895 at Lulu, Mitchell, Kansas.
1900Lulu, Mitchell, KansasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Lulu, Mitchell, Kansas, living next door to Daniel Mercer.3

Children of Washington Mercer and Margarett Ann Hilliard

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 27. Stamp 133. Dwelling 196.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0389 Page Number 5B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Lulu, Mitchell, Kansas; Roll: 491; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0085; FHL microfilm: 1240491.

William Melvin Palmer

M, b. 10 May 1888, d. 17 August 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameWilliam Melvin Palmer also went by the name of Nig.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 May 1888William Melvin Palmer was born on 10 May 1888 at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota.
MarriageAugust 1914He married Bertha May McClain, daughter of John McClain Jr. and Grace Thurtell, in August 1914 at Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota.
Death17 August 1953William Melvin Palmer died on 17 August 1953 at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada, at age 65.
Burialafter 17 August 1953He was buried after 17 August 1953 at Mount Pleasant Burial Park, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Census DateLocationDescription
1916Swift Current, Saskatchewan, CanadaWilliam Melvin Palmer appeared on the census of 1916 at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada, living next door to father-in-law John McClain.
1921Coullee, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, CanadaHe appeared on the census of 1921 at Coullee, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada, living next door to father-in-law John McClain.

Children of William Melvin Palmer and Bertha May McClain

Margaret Bigford

F, b. 12 March 1904, d. 25 February 1994
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1923As of 1923,her married name was Mcclain.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 March 1904Margaret Bigford was born on 12 March 1904 at Sourisford, Manitoba, Canada.
Death25 February 1994She died on 25 February 1994 at British Columbia, Canada, at age 89.

George Pierce

M, b. 5 May 1714, d. 2 October 1775
Father*Joshua Pierce b. 5 Jan 1684, d. 15 Sep 1752
Mother*Ann Mercer b. 1693, d. b 15 Sep 1722
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 May 1714George Pierce was born on 5 May 1714 at Kennett, Chester, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Joshua Pierce and Ann Mercer.
Death2 October 1775George Pierce died on 2 October 1775 at age 61.

Mary Pierce

F, b. 3 March 1717, d. 17 October 1773
Father*Joshua Pierce b. 5 Jan 1684, d. 15 Sep 1752
Mother*Ann Mercer b. 1693, d. b 15 Sep 1722
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 August 1739As of 24 August 1739,her married name was Cloud.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 March 1717Mary Pierce was born on 3 March 1717 at Kennett, Chester, Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Joshua Pierce and Ann Mercer.
Marriage24 August 1739Mary Pierce married William Cloud on 24 August 1739 at Kennett Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
Death17 October 1773Mary Pierce died on 17 October 1773 at E. Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 56.

Child of Mary Pierce and William Cloud

Citations

  1. [S254] Colonial Families in the U.S. unknown record type, by unknown photographer.

Ann Pierce

F, b. 20 October 1718
Father*Joshua Pierce b. 5 Jan 1684, d. 15 Sep 1752
Mother*Ann Mercer b. 1693, d. b 15 Sep 1722
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Redd.
Married NameHer married name was Mendenhall.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 October 1718Ann Pierce was born on 20 October 1718 at Westtown, Thornbury Twp, Chester, Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Joshua Pierce and Ann Mercer.

George Pierce

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1 December 1679George Pierce married Ann Gainer on 1 December 1679.
  • GEORGE PEIRCE of the Parish of Winscom, in the County of Somerset, England, emigrated to America in 1684, sailing from Bristol, England, with his wife, Ann Gainer, of Thornbury, Co. of Gloucester, whom he m. 1st December, 1679, and three young children. In 1684 he had 490 acres of land surveyed for himself in what is now Thombury Township, Pa; in 1686 his name appears as an active member of Chichester Friends Meeting; meetings of the Society were often held at his house; in 1706 represented Chester County in the Provincial Assembly; was one of a company who erected "the Concord Mill"; d. in 1734, in East Marlborough, where he had removed two years previously.
    I. Bettie, b. 18th September, 1680; m. Vincent CALDWELL.
    II. George, b. 23d February, 1682.
    III. Joshua Peirce, b. 5th January, 1684; d. 15th September, 1752; m. (firstly) 28th August, 1713, Anna MERCER, dau. of Thomas and Mary MERCER of Westtown, Pa; m. (secondly) 15th September, 1722, Rachel GILPIN of Birmingham, Ga., dau. of Joseph and Hannah (GLOVER) GILPIN of Birmingham, Ga.
    1. GEORGE, b. 5th May, 1714; d. 2d October, 1775; m. Lydia ROBERTS.
    2. Mary, b. 3d March, 1717; m. William CLOUD.
    3. Ann, b. 20th October, 1718; m. (firstly) Caleb MENDENHALL; m. (secondly) Adam REDD.1

Children of George Pierce and Ann Gainer

Citations

  1. [S254] Colonial Families in the U.S. unknown record type, by unknown photographer.

Ann Gainer

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pierce.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1 December 1679Ann Gainer married George Pierce on 1 December 1679.

Children of Ann Gainer and George Pierce

Betty Pierce

F, b. 18 September 1680, d. 27 December 1757
Father*George Pierce
Mother*Ann Gainer
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 September 1680Betty Pierce was born on 18 September 1680 at Gloucestershire, England.
She was the daughter of George Pierce and Ann Gainer.
Death27 December 1757Betty Pierce died on 27 December 1757 at age 77.

George Pierce

M, b. 23 February 1682
Father*George Pierce
Mother*Ann Gainer
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 February 1682George Pierce was born on 23 February 1682.
He was the son of George Pierce and Ann Gainer.

Anna Mathiasdatter Eide

F, b. 27 April 1869, d. 23 October 1961
Father*Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide b. 27 Jun 1822, d. 20 May 1903
Mother*Brite Oldsdatter Lyslo b. 11 Mar 1825, d. 27 Oct 1899
Anna Eide Abrahamson
Anna M. Eide
Anna Eide Abrahamson
Anna Eide Abrahamson 1869-1961
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Mathiasdatter Eide was also known as Mathiasen.
Married Name15 September 1898As of 15 September 1898,her married name was Abrahamson.1
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 April 1869Anna Mathiasdatter Eide was born on 27 April 1869 at Olden, Nordfjord, Norway.
She was the daughter of Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide and Brite Oldsdatter Lyslo.
Baptism17 May 1869Anna Mathiasdatter Eide was baptized on 17 May 1869 at Innvik parish, Nordfjord, Norway.2
Anna Mathiasdatter Eide Baptism at Innvik parish 17 May 1869 born 27 Apr 1869
Anna Mathiasdatter Eide Baptism at Innvik parish 17 May 1869 born 27 Apr 1869 - actual image
Marriage15 September 1898She married Ole Andreas Abrahamson, son of Abraham Olson and Berte 'Anna' Gjytri, on 15 September 1898 at Brule Creek Church, Spink, Union, South Dakota, Marriage Certificate. "We are one forever this certifies Ole Abrahamson and Anna M. Eide were united in Holy Matrimony by me according to the Ordinance of God, Laws of the State of South Dakota at Spink, South Dakota on the 15th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety eight." Signed Rev. E. Dale.1
Marriage Certificate of Ole Abrahamson and Anna M Eide
Brule Creek Church Records - Union, SD - Marriage of Ole Abrahamson and Anna Eide 15 Sep 1898
Wedding of Ole Abrahamson and Anna Eide 15 Sep 1898
Death23 October 1961Anna Mathiasdatter Eide died on 23 October 1961 at at home from Azotemia, Beresford, Union, South Dakota, at age 92 Anna (Eide) Abrahamson obituary.
Anna (Eide) Abrahamson obituary
Funeral card of Anna (Eide) Abrahamson 1869-1961
Burial26 October 1961She was buried on 26 October 1961 at Brule Creek Cemetery, Spink, Union, South Dakota.
Ole and Anna (Eide) Abrahamson tombstone - Brule Creek Cemetery, SD
Census DateLocationDescription
1875Eide farm, Innvik, Nordfjord, NorwayAnna Mathiasdatter Eide appeared on the census of 1875 in the household of Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide at Eide farm, Innvik, Nordfjord, Norway.3
9 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaAnna Mathiasdatter Eide was listed as wife in Ole Andreas Abrahamson's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.4
26 April 1910Spink, Union, South DakotaAnna Mathiasdatter Eide was listed as wife in Ole Andreas Abrahamson's household on the 1910 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.5
22 January 1920Spink Twp, Union, South DakotaAnna Mathiasdatter Eide was listed as wife in Ole Andreas Abrahamson's household on the 1920 Census at Spink Twp, Union, South Dakota; Ole Abrahamson is a farmer who owns freely his farm. He immigrated in 1881. Anna immigrated in 1893. The entire family can read and write english.6
8 April 1930Spink, Union, South DakotaAnna Mathiasdatter Eide was listed as wife in Ole Andreas Abrahamson's household on the 1930 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.7
1935South Dakota State Census, Spink, Union, South DakotaAnna Mathiasdatter Eide appeared on the census of 1935 in the household of Ole Andreas Abrahamson at South Dakota State Census, Spink, Union, South Dakota.
29 April 1940Spink, Union, South DakotaAnna Mathiasdatter Eide was listed as wife in Ole Andreas Abrahamson's household on the 1940 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Emil Klemme.8
1945South Dakota State Census, Spink, Union, South DakotaAnna Mathiasdatter Eide appeared on the census of 1945 at South Dakota State Census, Spink, Union, South Dakota.
  • Portrait of Anna Eide Abrahamson and children - Martin, Adolph, Arthur, Olaf, Oscar, Reggie, Mother, Agnes, Betty.
    Anna Eide Abrahamson and children - Martin, Adolph, Arthur, Olaf, Oscar, Reggie, Mother, Agnes, Betty
  • Anna Mathiasdatter Eide immigrated in 1895 to Grand Forks, North Dakota, She immigrated on her own to Grand Forks, North Dakota according to her daughter Mrs. Ralph (Bertha) Blake; also reported as 1893.

Children of Anna Mathiasdatter Eide and Ole Andreas Abrahamson

Citations

  1. [S17] Certificate, Anna M. Eide marriage of 15 sep 1898.
  2. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Ministerialbok for Innvik prestegjeld 1865-1878 (1447P)
    ID: 8396
    List: Fødte og døpte b 1865-1878.
  3. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Folketelling 1875 for 1447P Innvik prestegjeld
    ID: 52322.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Pg. 5. Stamp 250A. ED #340. #80,80.
  5. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Pg 3B. ED #430. #50, 55.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5B ED #252.
  7. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-15. Dwelling 53.
  8. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 17. ED64-16. Sheet 6b.

Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide

M, b. 27 June 1822, d. 20 May 1903
Father*Rasmus Mathisen Eide b. 5 Aug 1803
Mother*Elisabeth Margrethe Olsdatter b. 1796, d. 11 Dec 1861
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide was also known as Mathias Rasmussen.
NicknameDr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide also went by the name of Matt.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 June 1822Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide was born on 27 June 1822 at Norway.
He was the son of Rasmus Mathisen Eide and Elisabeth Margrethe Olsdatter.
Baptism30 June 1822Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide was baptized on 30 June 1822 at Innvik parish, Nordfjord, Norway, residence (farm) listed as Ejde.1
Mathias Eide baptism record at Innvik parish 30 June 1822 born 27 June 1822
Mathias Eide baptism record at Innvik parish 30 June 1822 born 27 June 1822 - original image
Marriage26 June 1851He married Brite Oldsdatter Lyslo, daughter of Ole Nilsen and Anna Olsdatter, on 26 June 1851 at Innvik parish, Nordfjord, Norway, Groom residence: Eide; Bride residence: Lyslo.2
Mathis Rasmussen - Brite Olsdatter Marriage at Innvik parish 26 June 1851
Mathis Rasmussen - Brite Olsdatter Marriage at Innvik parish 26 June 1851 - original image
Death20 May 1903Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide died on 20 May 1903 at Norway at age 80.
Burial27 May 1903He was buried on 27 May 1903 at Innvik parish; Olden church, Norway, residence: Eide.3
Mathias Rasmussen Eide burial at Innvik parish 27 May 1903 died 20 May 1903 - actual image
Census DateLocationDescription
1865Eide farm, Innvik, Nordfjord, NorwayDr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide appeared on the census of 1865 at Eide farm, Innvik, Nordfjord, Norway.4
1865 census for Eide farm Innvik Norway - Mathias Rasmussen family
1865 census for Eide farm Innvik Norway - Mathias Rasmussen family - property 42 page 115 - original image
1875Eide farm, Innvik, Nordfjord, NorwayHe appeared on the census of 1875 at Eide farm, Innvik, Nordfjord, Norway.5
1875 census for Eide farm Innvik Norway - Mathias Rasmussen family
1875 census for Eide farm Innvik Norway - Mathias Rasmussen family - page 799 - original image
1900Eide farm, Innvik, Nordfjord, NorwayHe appeared on the census of 1900 in the household of Mons Simonsen at Eide farm, Innvik, Nordfjord, Norway.6
  • Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide was confirmed on 10 December 1837 at Innvik parish, Nordfjord, Norway, residence: Eide; age 15 1/2.7
    Mathias Rasmussen confirmation at Innvik parish Norway 10 Dec 1837
    Mathias Rasmussen confirmation at Innvik parish Norway 10 Dec 1837 - original image
  • He witnessed the baptism of Elisabeth Margrete Matisdatter Eide on 8 March 1863 at Innvik parish, Norway; residence: Eide farm.8
  • Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide witnessed the baptism of Anna Mathiasdatter Eide on 17 May 1869 at Innvik parish, Nordfjord, Norway.9
  • Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide witnessed the burial of Brite Oldsdatter Lyslo on 9 November 1899 at Innvik parish; Olden church, Norway; residence: Lyslo.10

Children of Dr. Mathias Rasmussen Eide and Brite Oldsdatter Lyslo

Citations

  1. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Ministerialbok for Innvik prestegjeld 1820-1832 (1447P)
    ID: 11509
    List: Fødte og døpte b 1820-1832.
  2. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Ministerialbok for Innvik prestegjeld 1847-1865 (1447P)
    ID: 8395
    List: Viede b 1847-1865.
  3. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Ministerialbok for Innvik prestegjeld, Olden sokn 1900-1920 (1447P)
    List: Døde og begravede.
  4. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Folketelling 1865 for 1447P Innvik prestegjeld
    ID: 38274.
  5. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Folketelling 1875 for 1447P Innvik prestegjeld
    ID: 52322.
  6. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Folketelling 1900 for 1447 Innvik herred
    ID: 37368.
  7. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Ministerialbok for Innvik prestegjeld 1831-1846 (1447P)
    ID: 11510
    List: Konfirmerte b 1831-1846.
  8. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Ministerialbok for Innvik prestegjeld 1847-1865 (1447P)
    ID: 8395
    List: Fødte og døpte b 1847-1865.
  9. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Ministerialbok for Innvik prestegjeld 1865-1878 (1447P)
    ID: 8396
    List: Fødte og døpte b 1865-1878.
  10. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Ministerialbok for Innvik prestegjeld, Olden sokn 1879-1900 (1447P)
    List: Døde og begravede.

Ruby Josephine Houston1

F, b. 2 November 1904, d. 26 August 1963
Father*Albert Houston b. 6 Nov 1876
Mother*Alice Josephine Meader b. c 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name2 January 1922As of 2 January 1922,her married name was Block.
Married Name12 June 1926As of 12 June 1926,her married name was Gralapp.
Married Name16 November 1929As of 16 November 1929,her married name was Fiero.
Married Namebetween 1930 and 1934As of between 1930 and 1934,her married name was McClain.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 November 1904Ruby Josephine Houston was born on 2 November 1904 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Albert Houston and Alice Josephine Meader.
Marriage2 January 1922Ruby Josephine Houston married Leonard Earl Block on 2 January 1922 at 1st marriage for both, Lawrence, South Dakota.
Divorcebefore 1926Ruby Josephine Houston and Leonard Earl Block were divorced before 1926.
Marriage12 June 1926Ruby Josephine Houston married Willard Byron Gralapp Sr. on 12 June 1926 at Buffalo, South Dakota.
Divorcebefore November 1929Ruby Josephine Houston and Willard Byron Gralapp Sr. were divorced before November 1929.
Marriage16 November 1929Ruby Josephine Houston married Ralph Byron Fiero on 16 November 1929 at Fall River, South Dakota.
Divorcebetween 1930 and 1934Ruby Josephine Houston and Ralph Byron Fiero were divorced between 1930 and 1934.
Marriagebetween 1930 and 1934Ruby Josephine Houston married Henry Clyde McClain, son of John McClain Jr. and Grace Thurtell, between 1930 and 1934 she had two children by previous marriages.
Death26 August 1963Ruby Josephine Houston died on 26 August 1963 at Contra Costa, California, at age 58.
Census DateLocationDescription
27 February 1920Carbonate, Lawrence, South DakotaRuby Josephine Houston was listed as a daughter in Albert Houston's household on the 1920 Census at Carbonate, Lawrence, South Dakota.2
2 April 1930Lead, Lawrence, South DakotaRuby Josephine Houston was listed as wife in Ralph Byron Fiero's household on the 1930 Census at Lead, Lawrence, South Dakota.3
27 April 1940Forest, Sierra, CaliforniaRuby Josephine Houston was listed as wife in Henry Clyde McClain's household on the 1940 Census at Forest, Sierra, California.4
  • Ruby Josephine Houston and Henry Clyde McClain lived on 8 May 1934 at Creede, Colorado, Colorado Steelworks employment record for Henry McClain.
    Colorado Steelworks employment record for Henry McClain 08 May 1934 Creede, Colorado
  • Ruby Josephine Houston lived with Henry Clyde McClain in 1935 at rural, Nevada, California; according to 1940 census.
  • Ruby Josephine Houston and Henry Clyde McClain lived in 1942 at city directory, Richmond, California, his occupation: ship dock worker.

Children of Ruby Josephine Houston and Henry Clyde McClain

Citations

  1. [S204] California Death Records (published), surname listed as Houston on Willard Byron McClain's California Death Record.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED120. Dwelling 7.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 1b.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Forest, Sierra, California; Roll: m-t0627-00345; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 46-3.

Ruth (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McClain.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRuth (?) married Leo Glenn McClain, son of John McClain Jr. and Grace Thurtell.

John Townsend

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Townsend married Catherine (?).

Child of John Townsend and Catherine (?)

Catherine (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Townsend.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCatherine (?) married John Townsend.

Child of Catherine (?) and John Townsend

Elizabeth Pennell

F
Father*Robert Pennell d. c 1728
Mother*Hannah Johnson b. 1640, d. 1711
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1690As of 1690,her married name was Taylor.
Life EventDateDescription
Elizabeth Pennell was the daughter of Robert Pennell and Hannah Johnson.
Marriage1690Elizabeth Pennell married Josiah Taylor, son of Robert Taylor and Mary Hayes, in 1690.

Child of Elizabeth Pennell and Josiah Taylor

Richard Mercer

M, b. circa 1740
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Life EventDateDescription
DeathRichard Mercer died at Thornbury Twp, Delaware, Pennsylvania.
MarriageHe married Elizabeth Hunt.
Birthcirca 1740Richard Mercer was born circa 1740.
He was the son of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.

Elizabeth Hunt

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
DeathElizabeth Hunt died at Thornbury Twp, Delaware, Pennsylvania.
MarriageShe married Richard Mercer, son of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.

William Pyle

M, d. 12 January 1789
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Pyle married Olive Bennett.
Death12 January 1789William Pyle died on 12 January 1789 Prove date from Will.
  • William Pyle left a will on 3 August 1782 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Pyle, William. Thornbury. 8-3-1782. Codicil: June 6, 1786. Jan. 12, 1789. Executors to sell all real estate. Provides for wife Hannah. To my 3 nephews Thomas, Job and Richard, sons of Robert Mercer, £7 each. To nephew Richard, son of John Woodward, £20. To Caleb Peirce £10 for use of Concord Meeting. Also £50 for use of Friends School at Concord. To Sarah, daughter of Edward Green, £6 yearly during life. To the children of my brother John Pyle, deceased, 1/3 of remainder of estate. To children of brother Job Pyle, deceased, 1/3 of estate. To my brother Isaac Pyle, the remaining 1/3 of estate. Executors: Brother Isaac, nephew William Pyle, and William, son of Calvin Cooper. Codicil revokes legacy of £50 to Friends School and gives it to the children of brother Job's son, Caleb Pyle. Wit. To Codicil: William Hawley, John Peirce.1

Child of William Pyle and Olive Bennett

Citations

  1. [S229] Pennsylvania Wills Chester County Wills, by Pennsylvania.

Olive Bennett

F, b. 1690, d. 1732
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pyle.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageOlive Bennett married William Pyle.
Birth1690Olive Bennett was born in 1690.
Death1732She died in 1732.

Child of Olive Bennett and William Pyle

John Ingram

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Ingram married Susanna Lathrum.

Child of John Ingram and Susanna Lathrum

Susanna Lathrum

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSusanna Lathrum was also known as Leatham.
Married NameHer married name was Ingram.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSusanna Lathrum married John Ingram.

Child of Susanna Lathrum and John Ingram

John Brown

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Brown married Elizabeth Mercer.

Child of John Brown and Elizabeth Mercer

Elizabeth Mercer

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Brown.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Mercer married John Brown.

Child of Elizabeth Mercer and John Brown