William H. White1

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage22 June 1893William H. White married Henrietta Silvis, daughter of Thomas Sharp Silvis and Marguerite Greer, on 22 June 1893 at Rock Island, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00E/ page 0162 License 00016327.

Sarah Louisa Silvis

F, b. circa 1865
Father*Thomas Sharp Silvis b. 17 Mar 1841, d. 5 Aug 1896
Mother*Marguerite Greer b. c 1842
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSarah Louisa Silvis was also known as Souze.
Name VariationSarah Louisa Silvis was also known as Louisa.
Married Name12 March 1885As of 12 March 1885,her married name was Babcock.1
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1865Sarah Louisa Silvis was born circa 1865 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Thomas Sharp Silvis and Marguerite Greer.
Marriage12 March 1885Sarah Louisa Silvis married Ralph Minor Babcock on 12 March 1885 at Rock Island, Illinois.1
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Hampton, Rock Island, IllinoisSarah Louisa Silvis was listed as a daughter in Thomas Sharp Silvis's household on the 1880 Census at Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00D/ Page 0217 License 00013114.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0245 Page Number 342B.

Ralph Minor Babcock1

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage12 March 1885Ralph Minor Babcock married Sarah Louisa Silvis, daughter of Thomas Sharp Silvis and Marguerite Greer, on 12 March 1885 at Rock Island, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00D/ Page 0217 License 00013114.

Richard Ship Silvis

M, b. circa 1868, d. 13 November 1945
Father*Thomas Sharp Silvis b. 17 Mar 1841, d. 5 Aug 1896
Mother*Marguerite Greer b. c 1842
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRichard Ship Silvis was also known as Ship.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1868Richard Ship Silvis was born circa 1868 at Illinois.
He was the son of Thomas Sharp Silvis and Marguerite Greer.
Marriage16 September 1891Richard Ship Silvis married Myra Lucinda Adams on 16 September 1891 at Rock Island, Illinois.1
Death13 November 1945Richard Ship Silvis died on 13 November 1945 at Rock Island, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Hampton, Rock Island, IllinoisRichard Ship Silvis was listed as a son in Thomas Sharp Silvis's household on the 1880 Census at Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois.2
15 April 1910Rock Island, Rock Island, IllinoisRichard Ship Silvis was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois.3

Child of Richard Ship Silvis and Myra Lucinda Adams

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00E/ Page 0116 License 00015498.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0245 Page Number 342B.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED120. Dwelling 251.

Myra Lucinda Adams1

F, b. circa 1868
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 September 1891As of 16 September 1891,her married name was Silvis.1
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1868Myra Lucinda Adams was born circa 1868 at Illinois.
Marriage16 September 1891She married Richard Ship Silvis, son of Thomas Sharp Silvis and Marguerite Greer, on 16 September 1891 at Rock Island, Illinois.1
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1910Rock Island, Rock Island, IllinoisMyra Lucinda Adams was listed as wife in Richard Ship Silvis's household on the 1910 Census at Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois.2

Child of Myra Lucinda Adams and Richard Ship Silvis

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00E/ Page 0116 License 00015498.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED120. Dwelling 251.

Marguarite Silvis

F, b. December 1893
Father*Richard Ship Silvis b. c 1868, d. 13 Nov 1945
Mother*Myra Lucinda Adams b. c 1868
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1893Marguarite Silvis was born in December 1893 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Richard Ship Silvis and Myra Lucinda Adams.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1910Rock Island, Rock Island, IllinoisMarguarite Silvis was listed as a daughter in Richard Ship Silvis's household on the 1910 Census at Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED120. Dwelling 251.

John Chauncey Silvis

M, b. 1871, d. 1899
Father*Thomas Sharp Silvis b. 17 Mar 1841, d. 5 Aug 1896
Mother*Marguerite Greer b. c 1842
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1871John Chauncey Silvis was born in 1871 at Illinois.
He was the son of Thomas Sharp Silvis and Marguerite Greer.
Marriage24 November 1897John Chauncey Silvis married Daisy Alice Gilmore, daughter of Timothy Gilmore, on 24 November 1897 at Rock Island, Illinois.1
Death1899John Chauncey Silvis died in 1899.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Hampton, Rock Island, IllinoisJohn Chauncey Silvis was listed as a son in Thomas Sharp Silvis's household on the 1880 Census at Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00E/ Page 0260 License 00018110.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0245 Page Number 342B.

Daisy Alice Gilmore1

F
Father*Timothy Gilmore
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDaisy Alice Gilmore was also known as Marguerite.
Married Name24 November 1897As of 24 November 1897,her married name was Silvis.1
Life EventDateDescription
Daisy Alice Gilmore was the daughter of Timothy Gilmore.
Marriage24 November 1897Daisy Alice Gilmore married John Chauncey Silvis, son of Thomas Sharp Silvis and Marguerite Greer, on 24 November 1897 at Rock Island, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00E/ Page 0260 License 00018110.

Timothy Gilmore

M

Child of Timothy Gilmore

James Milton Silvis

M, b. circa 1876
Father*Thomas Sharp Silvis b. 17 Mar 1841, d. 5 Aug 1896
Mother*Marguerite Greer b. c 1842
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJames Milton Silvis was also known as Milton.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1876James Milton Silvis was born circa 1876 at Illinois.
He was the son of Thomas Sharp Silvis and Marguerite Greer.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Hampton, Rock Island, IllinoisJames Milton Silvis was listed as a son in Thomas Sharp Silvis's household on the 1880 Census at Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois.1
  • James Milton Silvis lived in 1900 at Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0245 Page Number 342B.

Carolina Silvis

F, b. circa 1864
Father*Joseph Robinson Silvis b. 18 Aug 1843, d. a May 1910
Mother*Caroline M. Williams b. Oct 1841, d. a May 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarolina Silvis was also known as Caroline.
Married Name11 January 1882As of 11 January 1882,her married name was Whitbeck.1
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1864Carolina Silvis was born circa 1864 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Joseph Robinson Silvis and Caroline M. Williams.
Marriage11 January 1882Carolina Silvis married Theodore Whitbeck on 11 January 1882 at Rock Island, Illinois.1
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Hampton, Rock Island, IllinoisCarolina Silvis was listed as a daughter in Joseph Robinson Silvis's household on the 1880 Census at Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00D/ Page 0152 License 00011811.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0245 Page Number 337D.

Theodore Whitbeck1

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage11 January 1882Theodore Whitbeck married Carolina Silvis, daughter of Joseph Robinson Silvis and Caroline M. Williams, on 11 January 1882 at Rock Island, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00D/ Page 0152 License 00011811.

Wesley Silvis

M, b. 15 October 1870, d. 16 April 1881
Father*Joseph Robinson Silvis b. 18 Aug 1843, d. a May 1910
Mother*Caroline M. Williams b. Oct 1841, d. a May 1910
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 October 1870Wesley Silvis was born on 15 October 1870 at Illinois.
He was the son of Joseph Robinson Silvis and Caroline M. Williams.
Death16 April 1881Wesley Silvis died on 16 April 1881 at Carbon Cliff, Rock Island, Illinois, at age 10.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Hampton, Rock Island, IllinoisWesley Silvis was listed as a son in Joseph Robinson Silvis's household on the 1880 Census at Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0245 Page Number 337D.

Bertrus Truman Silvis

M, b. 13 June 1872, d. 6 January 1920
Father*Joseph Robinson Silvis b. 18 Aug 1843, d. a May 1910
Mother*Caroline M. Williams b. Oct 1841, d. a May 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBertrus Truman Silvis was also known as T. B.
Name VariationBertrus Truman Silvis was also known as Bert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 June 1872Bertrus Truman Silvis was born on 13 June 1872 at Illinois also reported as 13 Jun 1874.
He was the son of Joseph Robinson Silvis and Caroline M. Williams.
Marriage17 February 1911Bertrus Truman Silvis married Laura Moffitt on 17 February 1911 at Iowa.
Divorcebefore 1918Bertrus Truman Silvis and Laura Moffitt were divorced before 1918.
Death6 January 1920Bertrus Truman Silvis died on 6 January 1920 at Davenport, Scott, Iowa, at age 47.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Hampton, Rock Island, IllinoisBertrus Truman Silvis was listed as a son in Joseph Robinson Silvis's household on the 1880 Census at Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois.1
14 June 1900Hanna, Henry, IllinoisBertrus Truman Silvis was listed as a son in Joseph Robinson Silvis's household on the 1900 Census at Hanna, Henry, Illinois.2

Children of Bertrus Truman Silvis and Laura Moffitt

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0245 Page Number 337D.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED14. Dwelling 171.

Laura Moffitt

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1911As of before 1911,her married name was Moon.
Married Name17 February 1911As of 17 February 1911,her married name was Silvis.
Married Name1918As of 1918,her married name was Washburn.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1911Laura Moffitt married James Moon before 1911.
Marriage17 February 1911Laura Moffitt married Bertrus Truman Silvis, son of Joseph Robinson Silvis and Caroline M. Williams, on 17 February 1911 at Iowa.
Divorcebefore 1918Laura Moffitt and Bertrus Truman Silvis were divorced before 1918.
Marriage1918Laura Moffitt married Grover C. Washburn in 1918 at Palmyra, Missouri.

Children of Laura Moffitt and Bertrus Truman Silvis

James Moon

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1911James Moon married Laura Moffitt before 1911.

Grover C. Washburn

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1918Grover C. Washburn married Laura Moffitt in 1918 at Palmyra, Missouri.

Jack Truman Silvis

M, b. 2 June 1912, d. 12 April 1983
Father*Bertrus Truman Silvis b. 13 Jun 1872, d. 6 Jan 1920
Mother*Laura Moffitt
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 June 1912Jack Truman Silvis was born on 2 June 1912 at Scott, Iowa.
He was the son of Bertrus Truman Silvis and Laura Moffitt.
Death12 April 1983Jack Truman Silvis died on 12 April 1983 at Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, at age 70.

Caroline Imogene Silvis

F, b. 1 April 1914, d. 11 August 1925
Father*Bertrus Truman Silvis b. 13 Jun 1872, d. 6 Jan 1920
Mother*Laura Moffitt
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 April 1914Caroline Imogene Silvis was born on 1 April 1914 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Bertrus Truman Silvis and Laura Moffitt.
Death11 August 1925Caroline Imogene Silvis died on 11 August 1925 at Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, at age 11.

Vergene DeForrest Silvis

M, b. 16 November 1916, d. 24 September 1917
Father*Bertrus Truman Silvis b. 13 Jun 1872, d. 6 Jan 1920
Mother*Laura Moffitt
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 November 1916Vergene DeForrest Silvis was born on 16 November 1916 at Iowa.
He was the son of Bertrus Truman Silvis and Laura Moffitt.
Death24 September 1917Vergene DeForrest Silvis died on 24 September 1917 at Kewanee, Henry, Illinois.

Louella Silvis

F, b. circa 1876
Father*Joseph Robinson Silvis b. 18 Aug 1843, d. a May 1910
Mother*Caroline M. Williams b. Oct 1841, d. a May 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouella Silvis was also known as Lovellen.
Married Name16 November 1893As of 16 November 1893,her married name was Brokaw.1
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1876Louella Silvis was born circa 1876 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Joseph Robinson Silvis and Caroline M. Williams.
Marriage16 November 1893Louella Silvis married Alfred Brokaw, son of John Minor Brokaw and Rhoda N. Brown, on 16 November 1893 at Geneseo, Henry, Illinois.1
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Hampton, Rock Island, IllinoisLouella Silvis was listed as a daughter in Joseph Robinson Silvis's household on the 1880 Census at Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois.2

Children of Louella Silvis and Alfred Brokaw

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 2 / Page 69 License 4572.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0245 Page Number 337D.

Alfred Brokaw1

M, b. circa 1868, d. 22 July 1955
Father*John Minor Brokaw b. c 1830, d. a 1880
Mother*Rhoda N. Brown b. c 1833, d. 27 Feb 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlfred Brokaw was also known as Allen.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1868Alfred Brokaw was born circa 1868 at Illinois.
He was the son of John Minor Brokaw and Rhoda N. Brown.
Marriage16 November 1893Alfred Brokaw married Louella Silvis, daughter of Joseph Robinson Silvis and Caroline M. Williams, on 16 November 1893 at Geneseo, Henry, Illinois.1
Death22 July 1955Alfred Brokaw died on 22 July 1955.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Hanna, Henry, IllinoisAlfred Brokaw was listed as a son in John Minor Brokaw's household on the 1880 Census at Hanna, Henry, Illinois.2

Children of Alfred Brokaw and Louella Silvis

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 2 / Page 69 License 4572.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0213 Page Number 345B.

Nellie May Brokaw

F, b. 11 April 1897, d. 22 November 1986
Father*Alfred Brokaw b. c 1868, d. 22 Jul 1955
Mother*Louella Silvis b. c 1876
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 December 1917As of 18 December 1917,her married name was Thompson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 April 1897Nellie May Brokaw was born on 11 April 1897 at Henry, Illinois, also reported as 11 Apr 1896.
She was the daughter of Alfred Brokaw and Louella Silvis.
Marriage18 December 1917Nellie May Brokaw married Thomas Alexander Thompson on 18 December 1917 at Hennepin, Minnesota.
Divorceafter 1922Nellie May Brokaw and Thomas Alexander Thompson were divorced after 1922.
Death22 November 1986Nellie May Brokaw died on 22 November 1986 at Rosedale, Minnesota, at age 89.
  • Nellie May Brokaw obtained US Social Security Card at Minnesota; last residence Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota.

Child of Nellie May Brokaw and Thomas Alexander Thompson

Lorinda Silvis

F, b. June 1882, d. after 1920
Father*Joseph Robinson Silvis b. 18 Aug 1843, d. a May 1910
Mother*Caroline M. Williams b. Oct 1841, d. a May 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLorinda Silvis was also known as Linnie.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1882Lorinda Silvis was born in June 1882.
She was the daughter of Joseph Robinson Silvis and Caroline M. Williams.
Deathafter 1920Lorinda Silvis died after 1920.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Hanna, Henry, IllinoisLorinda Silvis was listed as a daughter in Joseph Robinson Silvis's household on the 1900 Census at Hanna, Henry, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED14. Dwelling 171.

Frank Trent

M, b. 8 August 1868
Father*Robert N. Trent
Mother*Martha R. Silvis b. 14 Oct 1849, d. 11 Sep 1901
Life EventDateDescription
DeathFrank Trent died young.
Birth8 August 1868He was born on 8 August 1868.
He was the son of Robert N. Trent and Martha R. Silvis.

William Trent

M, b. 12 February 1871
Father*Robert N. Trent
Mother*Martha R. Silvis b. 14 Oct 1849, d. 11 Sep 1901
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Trent married unknown (?).
Birth12 February 1871William Trent was born on 12 February 1871.
He was the son of Robert N. Trent and Martha R. Silvis.

Children of William Trent and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Trent.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageUnknown (?) married William Trent, son of Robert N. Trent and Martha R. Silvis.

Children of unknown (?) and William Trent

Robert M. Trent

M, b. 4 January 1892
Father*William Trent b. 12 Feb 1871
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 January 1892Robert M. Trent was born on 4 January 1892.
He was the son of William Trent and unknown (?).

George McCrea Trent

M, b. 13 October 1894
Father*William Trent b. 12 Feb 1871
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 October 1894George McCrea Trent was born on 13 October 1894.
He was the son of William Trent and unknown (?).

Kristine Louisa Trent

F, b. 16 August 1901
Father*William Trent b. 12 Feb 1871
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 August 1901Kristine Louisa Trent was born on 16 August 1901.
She was the daughter of William Trent and unknown (?).