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Henrietta Mae "Etta" McConnell Showers Van Wagenen
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1857
Annawan
Henry County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1939
Marshalltown
Marshall County
Iowa, USA

Married (1)Silas H. Van Wagenen, January 7, 1871, Konaho, Holt County, Missouri; (2) Charles Davenport Showers, September 29, 1910, Creston, Union County, Iowa.

Known children: Stella Cora; Jonas; Della Louetta; Clara May; Charles Albert; George; Edith Edna; Florence Budd; William; Olive.

Adams County Free Press | Corning, Iowa | Thursday, May 04, 1939 | Page 5
Mrs. Etta Van Wagenen passed away Friday, April 26, at the Soldier's Home in Marshalltown, where she was taken a month ago after having been ill a greater portion of the winter.

Mrs. Van Wagenen was 82 years old. She was a resident of Prescott some 60 years ago and went from here to Montana, where she made her home for many years. She is survived by one son and six daughters; one brother, Wm. Showers of Des Moines; two sisters,Mrs. Clara Bridgeman of Creston, and Mrs. Emma Chawgo of Kenmore, New York. Funeral services were held at Corning and burial was in the Corning Cemetery.

Her mother, Lucy Vale Whitney was a great-niece of Eli Whitney, the inventor of the cotton gin. Her father was a Quaker minister and a New York State College Professor. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Horace Showers (1833 - 1925)
  Lucy Vale Whitney Showers (1835 - 1926)
 
 Spouses:
  Charles Davenport Showers (1850 - 1939)
  Silas Van Wagenen (1839 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  Cora Van Wagenen Frederickson (1875 - 1948)*
  Della Louetta Van Wagenen Currier (1878 - 1968)*
  Charles Albert Van Wagenen (1880 - 1881)*
  Edith Edna Van Wagenen Woesner (1885 - 1962)*
  Florence Budd Van Wagenen Landon (1886 - 1982)*
  William Silas Van Wagnen (1889 - 1946)*
  Olive Van Wagenen Dalziel (1892 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henrietta Mae McConnell Showers Van Wagenen (1857 - 1939)
  Claire Elizabeth Showers Bridgeman (1859 - 1951)*
  Ida May Showers Bierman (1865 - 1888)*
  Emma A. Showers Chawgo (1868 - 1952)*
  William Thomas Showers (1871 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Corning
Adams County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Lisa
Record added: Jul 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73595285
Henrietta Mae Etta <i>McConnell Showers</i> Van Wagenen
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