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Sophia Black Conant
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Birth: 1865
Hampton
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 20, 1961
Iowa City
Johnson County
Iowa, USA

Sophia was the wife of William Conant, of Iowa City.

Name: Sophia Black
Age in 1870: 6
Birth Year: abt 1864
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1870: Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Female
Post Office: Hampton
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Francis Black 55
Philena Black 32
Sophia Black 6
Theadosia Black 3
Walter L Black 10/12

(Source: 1870 United States Federal Census)


Name: Sophia Black
Age: 16
Birth Year: abt 1864
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1880: Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Francis Black
Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's name: Philena Black
Mother's Birthplace: Maine
Neighbors: View others on page
Cannot read/write:
Blind:
Deaf and dumb:
Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane:
Household Members:
Name Age
Francis Black 65
Philena Black 42
Sophia Black 16
Theodosia Black 12
Walter L. Black 9

(Source: 1880 United States Federal Census)


Name: Sophia Black
Gender: Female
Spouse Name: William Hunter Conant
Marriage Date: 26 May 1886
Marriage County: Rock Island
Comments: This record can be found at the County Court Records, Film # 1428580 - 1428581.

(Source: Illinois, Marriages, 1851-1900)


Name: Sophia Conant
Age: 54
Birth Year: abt 1866
Birthplace: Illinois
Home in 1920: Cedar Rapids Ward 7, Linn, Iowa
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: William H Conant
Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's Birthplace: Maine
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
William H Conant 54
Sophia Conant 54
Walter Conant 19
Theodore Conant 17
Bernice Conant 30

(Source: 1920 United States Federal Census)


Name: Soelvie Conant [Soelvie Block]
Birth Year: abt 1865
Birth Place: Illinois
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Census Date: 1 Jan 1925
Residence State: Iowa
Residence County: Linn
Locality: Cedar Rapids Precinct 1
Relation to Head: Wife
Mother: Vielina Luce
Mother's Birthplace: Maine
Father: Francis Block
Father's Birth Year: abt 1849
Father's Birthplace: Massachesetts
Marriage Place: Illinois
Spouse Name: William H Conant
Roll: IA1925_1805
Line: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
William H Conant 60
Soelvie Conant 60
Walter L Conant 23
Theador A Conant 21
Bunice S Conant 30

(Source: Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925)


Name: Sophia Conant
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1865
Birthplace: Illinois
Race: White
Home in 1930: St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: William H Conant
Father's Birthplace: Maine
Mother's Birthplace: Maine
Occupation:
Education:
Military service:
Rent/home value:
Age at first marriage:
Parents' birthplace:
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
William H Conant 66
Sophia Conant 65
Bernice Conant 42
Walter Conant 29
Theodore Conant 26

(Source: 1930 United States Federal Census)


Name: Sofie Conant
Respondent: Yes
Age: 76
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: Illinois
Marital Status: Widowed
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa
Street: East Market Street
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Johnson, Iowa
Residence in 1935: Rural, Johnson, Iowa
Resident on farm in 1935: Yes
Sheet Number: 23B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 611
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 20
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 8th grade
Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Sofie Conant 76
Bernice S Conant 53
Walter L Conant 40

(Source: 1940 United States Federal Census)


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Parents:

Francis Black
Philena Luce

Children:

Bernice Conant
Roger F Conant
Miriam L Conant
Walter L Conant
Archibald T Conant


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it is expected burial was in a cemetery
in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa next
to her husband William Conant
but nothing has been found to prove this-
please inform me if correct info is found
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 Parents:
  Francis Black (1815 - 1910)
  Philena Luce Black (1837 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  William Hunter Conant (1864 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles C Black (1853 - 1933)**
  Archibald Leonard Black (1861 - 1861)**
  Francis C. Black (1864 - 1864)*
  Sophia Black Conant (1865 - 1961)
  Theodosia Black Heagy (1866 - 1928)*
  Walter L. Black (1869 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hampton Township Cemetery
Hampton
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Blk 36 Lot 27
 
Created by: Bob & AJ
Record added: May 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90715750
Sophia <i>Black</i> Conant
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