Delzenia's parents were:
James Thurman (1838 - ____)
Permelia Ann Archer Thurman (1853 - 1924)
She was known as Della by family & friends.
Della & two of her four siblings:
1. Delzina "Della" Therman - Jan. 30, 1877
2. Charles E.Thurman - March 20, 1884
3. Margaret Elizabeth Thurman - Jan. 16, 1889
On June 8/9, 1880,
James & Permelia A. Thurman, ages 42 & 27, lived in Fristoe, Benton Co, MO with their daughter, Delzina, age 3. James farmed to support them.
She married James Bagwell in Warsaw, Benton Co, MO in 1895. Their children were:
Goldie Mullen 1898–1933
Thurman E. Bagwell 1902–1974
William Bagwell 1904–1991
On January 6/7, 1929
James E. & Della Bagwell, ages 46 & 42, owned a boarding house on North Michigan in Pittsburg Ward 4, Crawford Co, KS. James worked was a laborer in the K.C. Yards, while Della operated their boarding house.
Their daughter, Goldie, and her husband, Mullen Curtis, ages 21, lived with them. Mullen was a Coal Miner.
James & Della's sons, Thurman & William, ages 17 & 16, lived with them. Thurman was a Sailor on the U.S. Delaware; William was a laborer in H A shops.
Boarders included the following:
Jack Charles - 21 Railroad Brakeman
Emma Charles - 22
William Wheeler - 30 Brick Yard laborer
Charles Rogers - 37 Railroad Trackman
William Charles - 23 Railroad Trackman
Kansas State Census Collection
Names shown spelled as Baguell.
J.E. & Dellia, ages 52 & 48, owned a home in Pittsburg, Crawford Co, KS. James was a painter. Their son, Will, age 20 lived with them & had a job as a machinist. Other members of the household included James's father Sam Bagwell, age 78. Also Della's sister & her daughter, Margaret & Annie May Turman, ages 25 & 9.
On April 7, 1930,
James A. & Della, ages 56 & 53, owned a home on 21st Street in Pittsburg, Crawford Co, KS valued at $2000. Della's sister, Margaret Thurman, & her daughter, Anna M. Thurman, ages 35 & 14, lived with them. Another member of the family included James's widowed father Samuel W., age 83.
James Edward Bagwell
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