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Joseph L. Childs
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1854
Miami County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1933
Miner County
South Dakota, USA

JOSEPH L. CHILDS (78) was born in Miami County, Indiana the youngest of four children born to Issac Childs and Eliza Jane Stoner. In 1860 when he was 5 yrs old his family moved to Jefferson, Harrison County, Iowa. This is where he grew up; met and married Blanche Clementina "Tina" Peckinpaugh Aug. 4, 1878 in Harrison County, IA.
Joseph and "Tina's" children were born in Logan, Harrison County, Iowa. The grandparents on both sides resided in Harrison County, Iowa. (It should be noted that Joseph's older brother, William, also married a cousin of "Tina" Peckenpaugh, named Minnie Barton Peckenpaugh).

About 1900 they Joseph and Tina moved to near Fedora, Beaver Township, Miner County, South Dakota where they homesteaded 2 quarters of land.

Joseph and "Tina" had 7 children:

1. Ira Bell Childs (53yrs) b. July 7 1879,Harrison Co.,Iowa d. Aug. 27, 1932 m. Estella Gebhardt, Globe Arizona no children

2. Isaac Elijah Childs (89yrs) b. Feb. 11, 1881 d. Oct. 22, 1970 Coolidge, AZ m. Dora Belle Sayer. no children

3. Luella Mildred Childs (86 yrs) b. June 17, 1882 m. A.K. Lambert "Art" born May 9, 1880 in England d. Jan. 1969 San Jose, CA. She d. Aug. 4, 1969 San Jose, CA Four children: Earl, Blanche, Darlene, Muriel Lambert.

4. Joseph R. Childs (1 month 28 days) b. Sept. 29, 1886 d. Nov. 27, 1886

5. GUY TRUMAN CHILDS (74 yrs) b. Nov. 18, 1888 Logan, IA; m. May 20, 1910 Fedora, SD to May Barbara Steiber; He died May 18, 1963 in Grand Rapids, MN Five children (my ancestor)

6. Clifford Ernest Childs (78 yrs.) b. Feb. 26, 1890 Harrison Co., Iowa m. Dec. 26, 1912 Mitchell, SD to Ida Kuemmerle . He died Ap. 3, 1968 Osage WY. Four children.

7. Florence V. Childs (82 yrs) b. June 27, 1894 Harrison Co., IA m. Sept. 27, 1916 Tacoma, WA to Guy Gordon. She died Jan. 1977 in Pierce County, WA. Four children

Joseph Childs (my g. grandfather) is buried in Fedora Cemetery, Fedora, Miner County, SD; His wife, Tina, died 11 yrs. earlier and was living with her son, Ira Bell Childs, in Globe, Arizona where she is buried. 
Family links: 
  Isaac Chiles (1818 - 1896)
  Eliza Jane Stoner Childs (1820 - 1899)
  Blanche Clementine Peckenpaugh Childs (1857 - 1922)*
  Ira Bell Childs (1879 - 1932)*
  Isaac Elijah Childs (1881 - 1970)*
  Luella Mildred Childs Lambert (1882 - 1969)*
  Joseph R. Childs (1887 - 1887)*
  Guy Truman Childs (1887 - 1963)*
  Clifford E. Childs (1890 - 1968)*
  Florence V. Childs Gordon (1894 - 1977)*
  William M. Chiles (1846 - 1888)*
  Joseph L. Childs (1854 - 1933)
*Calculated relationship
Fedora Cemetery
Miner County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Record added: Sep 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30002992
Joseph L. Childs
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Joseph L. Childs
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Joseph L. Childs
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
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