|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1856|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 1949|
James was former director of the First National Bank in Kewanee and was assessor of Elmira Township for 25 years. When three years old, he was brought to Illinois and had lived in the Osceola community since then. He was Married to Mary Elizabeth Lackie the 8th March 1880 at her home near Osceola.
He was a member of the Osceola Baptist church for 50 years. In 1908 he retired from farming and moved to Osceola.
Mr. House was the last member of a family of eight. Preceeding him in death were three brothers Judson, Morgan, and Charles, and four sisters, Hattie Parks, Almeda Hall, Phoebe Miller, and Mittie Foster. His wife died in 1939.
Surviving are three daughters, Edna, Mrs. Herbert Ford, Mabel, Mrs. Don Tracy, both of Osceola, and Lena, Mrs. H.E. Kidd, of Toulon. Also are four grandchildren, Vernon Ford, Osceola:Meredith Tracy, Kewanee: Merlin & Donna Jean Kidd, Toulon and 3 great-grandchildren.
James T. House (1820 - 1902)
Miranda Wever House (1821 - 1894)
Mary Elizabeth Lackie House (1858 - 1939)
Edna Ethel House Ford (1884 - 1960)*
Mabel I. House Tracy (1886 - 1972)*
Harriet A. House Parks (1848 - 1919)*
DeForest House (1850 - 1851)*
William Judson House (1854 - 1936)*
James Wallace House (1856 - 1949)
Morgan Lewis House (1858 - 1919)*
Charles E. House (1859 - 1936)*
Almeda M. House Hall (1863 - 1934)*
Created by: Betty
Record added: Feb 22, 2005
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