|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1893|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 29, 1918|
Father: Frank Olmstead Childs (1860-1940)
Mother: Mary E. (Evans) Childs (1863-1943)
Caroline Childs (1886-1924)
Louise (Childs) Balsiger (1888-1959)
John Olmstead Childs (1895-1983)
Doris Procter who married A. T. Procter in 1925 in Klickitat County, WA. She is listed as being born June 1, 1897 and died May 1980 in The Dalles, OR.
Ralph Irving Childs (1899-1935)
Frank Ernest Childs (1903-1987)
1900 US Census has the following in the household in Stena, Marshall County, South Dakota: Frank O. Childs (age 40), Mary L. Childs (age 36), Carrie Childs (age 14), Louise Childs (age 12), Richard E. Childs (age 6), John O. Childs (age 4), Doris Childs (age 2), Ralph Childs (age 1), Gimima Evans (age 49 - sister of Mary) and Willis H. Spencer (age 29 - "Boarder").
SGT CO B 316th ENG 91st DI
Richard Evan Childs was born July 14, 1893, near Britton, South Dakota, and came with his parents to White Salmon in 1907.
Entering the high school the same year, he was a member of the first class to graduate from the White Salmon high school.
After graduation, he purchased a farm and lived with his parents until called into service of this country in October 1917. He became a member of Company B 316th Engineers of the 91st Division. He sailed for France in July 1918 and soon was taking an active part in the high drive of the Allies against the Germans. He was killed in the battle of Meuse-Argonne on September 29th, 1918.
Deceased was a member of Goodwill Lodge No. 188 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
He leaves to mourn his death a father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. F.O. Childs of this city; three brothers, three sisters and other relatives, besides a host of friends.
The Enterprise, White Salmon, WA., October 28, 1921
Frank Olmstead Childs (1860 - 1940)
Mary E. Evans Childs (1863 - 1943)
Caroline Childs (1886 - 1924)*
Louise Childs Balsiger (1888 - 1959)*
Richard Evan Childs (1893 - 1918)
John Olmstead Childs (1895 - 1983)*
Ralph Irving Childs (1899 - 1935)*
Frank Ernest Childs (1903 - 1987)*
West Klickitat District 01 Cemetery
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Record added: Dec 24, 2008
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