Mrs. Lillie Johnson Arbogast, widow of Mr. Lee Arbogast of Mondamin township, a long-time resident of the county, passed away Tuesday. She had suffered a year with heart trouble.
Mrs. Arbogast was born January 9, 1880 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. When a small child, she came to Hand county with her father, brother and sister. She has lived here since then.
She was married to Lee Arbogast on May 14, 1889.
She is survived by six children, Jack, Ray, Charles, Ollie, Lucy and Mae, and by three step-children, Will and Lewis Arboast and Mrs. Myrtil KcKinney. One brother and sister, reside in Miller. Twenty grandchildren and two great grandchildren are living.
Funeral services were conducted from the Methodist church in Miller on Thursday afternoon, April 16, Rev. Albert Hartt, officiating. Burial was in the G.A.R. Cemetery.
April 14, 1936
*** Those are the birth year and marriage year from the obitů.I realize this makes her 9 years old when she was married, unless someone from the newspaper had a typing error. 1900 Census has her married one year.
South Dakota Death Index, 1905-1955 Name: Lillie B Arbogast Certificate #168763, p23 Died: April 13, 1936, Hand County
Kathy J has requested change of parents (August 28, 2014). I must agree with her, for the following census information and places do fit with Kathy J's opinion. (More census info on father's, Royal's, memorial page.)
1880 Census New Sharon, Mahaska, Iowa Johnson, R. L., head, 37, b. Ohio Ada, wife, 27, b. Ohio Charley, son, b. Iowa Clinton, son, b. Iowa Lillie, daughter, 5 mo., b. Iowa
1900 Census Mondamin, Hand, South Dakota Arbogast, Lee, head, Feb 1860, 40, md 1 yr, b. Illinois, both parents b. Ohio; Lillie B., wife, Jan 1880, 20, md 1 yr, 0 of 0 children living, b. Iowa, both parents b. Ohio; Willie, son, June 1889, 11, b. Missouri; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri; Mirtle, daughter, Jan 1890, 10, b. Missouri; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri; Jesse, son, Feb 1892, 8, b. Missouri; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri; Lewis, son, Nov 1893, 6, b. Missouri; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri; Earl L., son, Feb 1897, 3, b. South Dakota; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri;