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Mark LaDow
Birth: Jul. 6, 1832
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1924
Berlin Center
Ionia County
Michigan, USA

Mark LaDow son of Abraham LaDow and Esther Beull LaDow. His birth age based on Federal Census 1900. He married Clarissa Withey 1859-1860 Ionia Co., MI. They had Frances Elmer "Frank" Ladow, Vernon LaDow, and son name unknown
b. 12 May 1878 from Michigan Birth Records 1867-1902 Ionia, MI. Also "Jennie" Rosa Jane Smith daughter.

Mark LaDow is in picture top row at Foster Family Reunion 1911 Grand Rapids, MI. My great Aunt Viola C. Foster married son Francis Elmer "Frank" LaDow 3 Mar 1880 Ionia, MI., son of Mark and Clarissa LaDow. He was probably visiting son that summer from Ionia and attended Foster Family Reunion. Bottom row right is my grandfather Frank Freeman Foster.

Other son Vernon LaDow married 17 Feb 1897 Ionia, Ionia Co., MI., Rosa B. Pettis dt/o Wm. Pettis and Katy Jones.(Divorced 1910 #5181 Ionia Co., MI.) Had son Roy M. LaDow died in Salem, Oregon.
2/wife Clarice Stoddard Burt school teacher on 1920 Federal Census. Married Vernon LaDow 9 May 1911 Belding, Ionia Co., MI., dt/o Henry Stoddard and Sarah J. Norris.

Federal Census
1860 Ionia Co., MI. Mark Ladow
1870 Ionia Co., MI. Mark Ladow
1880 Ionia Co., MI. under son Frank Ladow
1900 Ionia Co., MI. under son Vernon LaDow
South Half Ionia Twp. except City of Ionia, MI.
1910 ?
1920 Kent Co., MI. under son Frank Ladow

US City Directories 1821-1989, Michigan
1903 Mark LaDow Ionia, Ionia Co., MI
1911 Mark LaDow living 522 Ionia St., Ionia, MI
1918 Mark LaDow 904 Kalamazoo Ave., Grand Rapids, MI
1920 Mark LaDow 904 Kalamazoo Ave., Grand Rapids, MI
1922 Mark LaDow 904 Kalamazoo Ave., Grand Rapids, MI
1922 Son Francis Elmer "Frank" Ladow
lived at 1237 Kalamazoo Ave., Grand Rapids, MI.
1923 no listing for Mark LaDow in Grand Rapids City

Death Notice Grand Rapids Herald 7 Mar 1924, pg. 14
Belding, March 6--Mark LaDow, 92, pioneer resident of Ionia county, was buried from the home of his son, Verne.

On Tombstone for wife says: Clarissa LaDow wife of Mark LaDow. Picture taken of her tombstone in 2010.
Tombstone inscription very erroded by weather.

GROUP PICTURE of Six LaDow brothers courtesy of Jim Robart from inherited album of photos from his mother who got it from her mother, Hattie M. LaDow Loree, d/o Albert B. LaDow, s/o Paris, s/o Abraham LaDow. Photo taken in New York prior to 1908 in New York for Funeral in family.
Left to Right Front: Paris, Henry, Jay
Back Left to Right William, Jacob, MARK LADOW, Robert LaDow missing in this picture.

FOSTER Family Reunion picture of 1911 Hall or Division St. Grand Rapids from Photo album of Frank and Elfa Foster in possession of Diane L. (Teague) Webb.

Confirmation that he died in Berlin twp. Ionia Co., MI., and funeral took place out of son Vernon's house in Belding, Ionia Co., MI., burial next to wife Clarissa Withey Ladow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mark Ladow "Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952
Mark Ladow
Event Date 04 March 1924
Event Place Berlin, Ionia, MI.
age 91
Date of Birth 06 July 1832
Birthplace New York
Father: Abram Ladow
Mother: blank no name 
Family links: 
  Abraham LaDow (1799 - 1856)
  Esther Buell LaDow (1804 - 1856)
  Clarissa Withey LaDow (1843 - 1879)*
  Francis Elmer LaDow (1861 - 1953)*
  Vernon Ladow (1874 - 1957)*
  Rosa Jane Smith-LaDow (1876 - 1885)*
  Male child LaDow (1878 - ____)*
  Catherine LaDow Greentree (1825 - 1900)*
  Jay LaDieux (1827 - 1912)*
  Henry LaDow (1828 - 1908)*
  Paris LaDow (1830 - 1916)*
  Mark LaDow (1832 - 1924)
  William LaDow (1834 - 1923)*
  Jacob LaDow (1837 - 1914)*
  Amelia Ladow (1842 - 1845)*
  Robert Lee LaDow (1844 - 1915)*
  Emily L LaDow Delany (1846 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Hill Cemetery
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Buried next to wife Clarissa LaDow no tombstone
Created by: Diane L. Teague Webb
Record added: Feb 20, 2013
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Mark LaDow
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Mark LaDow
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Mark LaDow
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