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Dura Emaline Thayer Williams
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1886
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 1944
Lincoln
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

Dura Emaline Thayer, daughter of John Winsor and Mary Thayer, was born a mile east of Nora June 24, 1886, and departed tis (sic) life at Lincoln General Hospital September 22, 1944, at the age of 58 years, 2 months, 29 days. At the age of thirteen she confessed her Savior and was baptized and united with the Christian Church of Nora, transferring her membership to the Christian Church of Nelson this June. She was a steadfast Christian woman throughout her life.

On March 3, 1909, she was united in marriage to Elmer Williams and to this union were born four children: Thelma Hertel, Walster R. Williams, Electrician Mate 2nd class of the U.S. Navy, John Virle, and Elmer Junior Williams.

Her husband preceded her in death on May 16, 1944. She leaves to mourn her departure, her four children, a son-in-law, Capt. Oliver R. Hertel, somewhere in England, and grandchild, Joan Hertel; three brothers, Geo. D. Thayer and Frank Thayer of Nora and Arthur Thayer of Superior; two sisters, Mrs. Clyde Williams of Nora and Mrs. Blanche Browning of Omaha; besides a host of other relatives and friends.

The funeral was held at the Christian Church Monday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. C.M. Foust in charge, with burial at Superior.

The Nelson Gazette (Nelson, NE), Thursday, September 28, 1944; pg. 1 
 
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 Parents:
  John Winsor Thayer (1854 - 1930)
  Mary Nisely Thayer (1857 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Elmer Williams (1883 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Thelma Evelyn Williams Hertel (1910 - 2003)*
  Walster Raymond Williams (1917 - 2000)*
  John Verle Williams (1919 - 1996)*
  Elmer J Williams (1922 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Darwin Thayer (1882 - 1965)*
  Dura Emaline Thayer Williams (1886 - 1944)
  Mary Janette Thayer Jones (1887 - 1925)*
  Arthur M Thayer (1891 - 1951)*
  Frank Lyman Thayer (1892 - 1965)*
  Edith Ophelia Thayer Williams (1895 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Superior
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section 10, Lot 168
 
Created by: Marilyn Sanner Keim
Record added: Jun 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53902973
Dura Emaline <i>Thayer</i> Williams
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Dura Emaline <i>Thayer</i> Williams
Added by: Glenn Williams
 
Dura Emaline <i>Thayer</i> Williams
Added by: Marilyn Sanner Keim
 
 
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