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becky (#46629927)
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Bio Photo I have transcribed alot of records in the Eldon Cemetery (Wapello Co. Iowa).
If you have more info on any of these & would like me to transfer them to you let me know.
I did this so families could connect with each other.
I always like it when someone does this for me!!!
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Carrie Etta (Sheets) White

My name is Mel Tucker (Samuel Moses Sheets was my G.G.G Grandfather). I'm working on my family tree and it's my understanding that even though Carrie died in Oklahoma Carrie & her husband Ralph White are buried in the Westview Cemetery. I wonder if you can confirm this or possibly give me a name of someone who could confirm this for me.

Carrie Etta Sheets

BIRTH 2 MARCH 1872 Fremont County, Iowa, USA
DEATH 5 AUGUST 1937 Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, USA

Ralph Warren White

BIRTH 27 FEBRUARY 1861 Cavode, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
DEATH 18 JUNE 1940 Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma, USA
husband of 2nd great-aunt

Added by Mel on May 19, 2017 6:43 AM
Edward E Meeker #16615295 is son of John Bruce Meeker #176978604.
Added by TiesThatBindFamily on Mar 04, 2017 3:54 PM
Pearl Hart
Could you please add Mary Margaret Miller Hart as the spouse to Pearl Hart of Eldon, Iowa buried in the Eldon Cemetery. Her memorial number is #17171736

Thank you.
Margaret Metcalf (granddaughter to Pearl and Mary Hart.
Added by Margaret on Feb 14, 2017 8:22 AM
Michael Jones
Elias Humble
Thank you fr the transfer of my G
Great Uncle Elias Humble
Added by Michael Jones on Aug 01, 2016 6:16 PM
16922141 obit
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
16922169 obit
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
16783804 obit
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
16784037 obit
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
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
Michael Jones
Can you please forget about adding the bio I wrote for Claudine J Humble Rolfs. I need make the proper corrections first. Thank you
Best Regards
Added by Michael Jones on Jul 09, 2016 7:41 PM
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