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I have transcribed alot of records in the Eldon Cemetery (Wapello Co. Iowa). |
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I did this so families could connect with each other.
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Burneice O. Jones, 76, of Eldon died Jan. 26, 1989, at Ottumwa Regional Heath Center.
She was born Dec. 10, 1912, in Eldon to William and Flora Jameson Troette. She lived most of her life in the Eldon community, graduated from Eldon High School as valedictorian in 1931, and attended the Iowa Success Business School. She worked as a bookkeeper and legal secretary. She was a member of Congregational Church, Eastern Star and T.T.T. of Eldon, and served on the Eldon Library Board.
She married Verne Jones on Jan. 11, 1938 in Ottumwa. She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Jill Jones of Iowa City and Jackie Jones of Bethany, Mo.; a sister, ruth Vass of Des Moines; and a brother, Hollis Troette of Cedar Rapids.
Added by BDJones on Jul 25, 2016 9:41 PM
Verne C. "Whitey" Jones, 89, of Eldon, died Feb. 2, 2001, at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
He was born March 12, 1911, to Ess and Elva Schaffer Jones in Eldon. He married Burneice Troette on Jan. 26, 1938, in Ottumwa. She died on Jan. 26, 1989.
Raised by grandparents Charles and Lucy Shaffer, he graduated from Eldon High School in 1930 and Simpson College in 1935. He taught classes at Eldon High School during World war II. He was the owner and operator of the Jones Cafe, remaining so until his retirement. He was a 50 year member of New Hope Masonic Lodge in Eldon, a council member in Eldon and a member of the Eldon Congregtional Church.
He is survived by two daughters, Jill Jones of Iowa City and Jackie Jones of Lake Shore Heights at Lake Rathbun.
He was preceded in death by his wife; a sister, Wilma Bates; and two brothers Walter and Earl Jones.
Added by BDJones on Jul 25, 2016 9:27 PM
Charles C. Trout, 68, died June 8, 1964 in Cedar Rapids. Born July 21, 1895, in Davis County, he was the son of Daniel and Mary Fischer Trout. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
He was married to Vivian Shaffer April 18, 1918 in Eldon. Mr. Trout was employed by the Rock Island Railroad over 50 years. He worked at Eldon before moving to Cedar Rapids and was a member of the Switchmen's union. Survivors include his wife Viva, a son Donald of Cedar Rapids; several nieces and nephews, including Walter Jones who was reared in the Trout home.
Added by BDJones on Jul 25, 2016 3:08 PM
Viva Blanche Trout, 76, of 1835 N. Elm died May 16, 1975 at Ottumwa Hospital.
She was born Feb. 10, 1899 in Eldon, the daughter of Charles and Lucy Ann Pilcher Shaffer. She was a member of Eldon Christian Church.
She married Charles C. Trout on April 18, 1918. He preceded her in death as did one son, Robert.
Surviving are one sister Mrs. Ed Jones of Ottumwa and several nieces and nephews,
Added by BDJones on Jul 25, 2016 2:58 PM
|Ann ||Althera Noel Davis Baker|
I was looking of over your information about Althea Noel who was my great grandmother. It seems there are some corrections to be made. First, the correct spelling of her name is Althea. All of her children had the last name of Davis, including my grandfather Walter Quentin, who does not appear on your list of her children. He was born Feb. 12,1893 and died Jan. 28, 1980.
Added by Ann on Jul 14, 2016 6:07 PM
Can you please forget about adding the bio I wrote for Claudine J Humble Rolfs. I need make the proper corrections first. Thank you
Can you add the bio I wrote for Claudine J. Humble Rolfs? Thank you in advance>
|Bob Bardo||RE: Glen & Marcella Dye|
Can you please also add the photo of Glen Dye and Marcella Dye that is on Marcella's memorial to Glen's Find A Grave Memorial # 104078822 ?
|Michael Shaug||Bennett Stoy Shaug|
My name Is Michael D. Shaug and I am writing to you to submit some additional information about Dr. Bennett S. Shaug you might want to add to the find-grave listing that I have come across in my research... Bennett was the son of Dr. William Henry and Hannah Sherwood Shaug... Hannah was a descendant of William Bradford of Plymouth Colony. Bennett was one of 16 children (that lived past infancy) and in addition to being a Civil War veteran, he also served in the Mexican War (I have his records from National Archives). He was married to Mary J. Shaug who is also buried in Eldon Cemetery, as is his father William Henry Shaug (who was a War of 1812 veteran and also a doctor. Bennett was a well know doctor there in Iowa for many years, and I have a copy of his obituary. His brothers included Dr. Charles W. Shaug (my 3 great grandfathers) who went west in 1852 on Overland Trail to Oregon, and who later died in Santa Maria, California in 1871, Henry Leedham Shaug who also went to CA, and William Bradford Shaug who was also a Civil War veteran serving in a California regiment. The Shaug family started out originally in Pennsylvania in 1700's, then migrated to western Virginia, Ohio, then on to Iowa in 1840's... some of the brothers then moved on to California (and a sister or two as well), while Bennett and Mary stayed in Iowa. Bennett's middle name came from his grandmother's maiden name... she was Elizabeth Stoy, who was a daughter of a famous doctor in Rev. War times in Lancaster, Pa (his house is a museum there)... If you would like more info., please let me know, I can send you what I have on the Shaug family, and on Bennett. I hope this information will be helpful. Thank you.
Michael D. Shaug
Maude Adams, married to Gim Adams, had a daughter (my grandmother) Jessie that recently passed. Please add her to great grandma's records. Thank you.
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