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George Ford Larter

Washington, USA
Death 12 Jun 2006 (aged 86)
Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 153862304 · View Source
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PARENTS: Thomas Carlyle Larter & Pearl Elizabeth Reeves.

Thomas, b. 17 Nov. 1879, St. Johns, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon; d. June 1969, Lewis Co., WA.

Pearl was b. 24 Feb. 1898, Chehalis Co. (Grays Harbor Co.), WA; d. Aug. 4, 1978, Toledo, Lewis Co., WA. She & John Charles Young are buried in the Lone Hill Cemetery, Toledo,Lewis Co., Washington; Memorial 25223155.

Note: Chehalis Co. became Grays Harbor Co. in 1915.

PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Thomas John Larter & Hannah

John's parents were born in Scotland; Hannah's in England.

Thomas John Larter, b. 1847; d. 1926, Lewis Co., WA; he's buried in the Lone Hill Cemetery, Toledo,Lewis Co., Washington; Memorial 25151809. He went by "John".

MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Owen Reeves & Ollie M.J. Patch.

Owen, b. 31 Aug. 1871, Clay Co. Ill.; d. 22 Aug 1903, Porter, Chehalis Co., WA. He died from tuberculosis (phthisis). Owen is buried in Sharon Cemetery, Porter, Grays Harbor Co., Washington; Memorial 118874570.

Ollie M. Patch, b. 27 Nov. 1877, Nebraska; d. 30 May 1915, Knab, Lewis Co., Wash. She is also buried at Lone Hill Cem., Memorial 25142563.

MATERNAL GR-GRANDPARENTS: David Reeves & Hannah Hedrick.

David was b. Jasper Co., Illinois; Hannah in Edwards Co., Ill. They are also buried in Sharon Cemetery, Porter, Grays Harbor Co., Washington.

1900 U.S. Census for Toledo Prec., Toledo Town, Lewis Co., Washington:
John Larter Head M 56 yrs, b. Oct. 1844 Scotland
Hannah Larter Wife F 50 yrs, b. May 1850 Wisconsin
Jessie Larter Dau F 23 yrs, b. Oct. 1877 Washington
Thomas Larter Son M 21 yrs, b. Nov. 1879 Oregon

Hannah had 2 children, both living. John was a farmer; Thomas assisted with the farm work.

1910 U.S. Census for Eden Prairie Twp, Lewis Co., Washington:
John Larter Head M 60 Ata
Anna M Larter Wife F 59 Wisconsin
Thomas C Larter Son M 30 Oregon

Thomas Carlyle Larter registered for the World War I draft on Sept. 12, 1918 in Toledo, Lewis Co., Washington. He confirmed his birth data as shown above. He & Pearl were farming in Toledo. He was described as tall, medium build, with blue eyes & light hair.

1920 U.S. Census for Eden Twp, Lewis Co., Washington:
Thomas C Larter Head M 40 Oregon
Pearl E Larter Wife F 21 Washington
John Owen Larter Son M 5 Washington
Nathaniel G Larter Son M 3 Washington
George Ford Larter Son M 0 Washington
Thomas John Larter Father M 72 Australia

1930 U.S. Census for Ethel Twp, Lewis Co., Washington:
Thomas C Larter Head M 50 Oregon
Pearl E Larter Wife F 32 Washington
John O Larter Son M 15 Washington
Nathaniel G Larter Son M 14 Washington
George F Larter Son M 10 Washington
Ollie G Larter Dau F 6 Washington

1940 U.S. Census for Ethel, Ethel Precinct, Lewis Co., WA:
Pearl Larter Head F 42 Washington
George Larter Son M 20 Washington
Ollie Larter Daughter F 16 Washington

The Larters resided in the same house in 1935. Son John, wife Berta & their children reside next door; John lived in the same place in 1935; Berta resided in rural Lewis Co., WA in 1935. John is a logging truck driver.

1940 U.S. Census for Ryderwood Twp, Cowlitz Co., Washington:
Tom is 60 yrs, divorced, & resided in the same place in 1935. He worked as a bucker in the logging industry.

In 1942, Tom registered for the World War II draft. He resided in Ryderwood Twp, Cowlitz Co., Washington & worked for Long Bell Lumber Co. He listed his daughter Ollie as a contact person. She resided in Ethel, Lewis Co., WA.

Pearl Elizabeth Reeves Larter m. John Charles Young 27 September 1942, Chehalis, Lewis Co., WA. Children Than (Nathaniel) & Ollie Larter were witnesses.

Note: Brother John Owen Larter, b. 1914, Washington; m. Berta Chamberlin 7 Oct 1935, Centralia, Lewis Co., Washington. Her parents were John Chamberlin & Virgie Bidner. John resided in Ethel, WA; Berta lived in Chehalis, WA. John was b. Toledo, Lewis Co., WA; Berta in Levelhills, GA. John was a mill worker. His marriage records states that his mother was b. Montesano, Grays Harbor Co., WA.

Sister Ollie m. Richard Hanson 20 Dec 1946, Chehalis, Lewis Co., Washington. His parents were C P Hanson & Emma Stenson. Richard resided in Salkum, Lewis Co., WA while Ollie lived in Chehalis, Lewis Co., WA. Richard was b. in Chehalis, WA. Ollie was b. in Toledo, Lewis Co., WA. Richard was a logger.

Brother Nathaniel George Larter, b. 1915, Toledo, Lewis Co., WA; m. Alta Elnore Phillipi 23 Nov 1939, Chehalis, Lewis Co., Washington. Her parents were John W Phillipi & Nellie Garrett. Alta was b. Auburn, WA. Nathaniel was a railroad brakeman. Alta was a waitress.

George's mother's data:

1900 U.S. Census for Porter Prec., Chehalis Co., WA:
Hannah Reeves Head F 53 yrs, b. Jan. 1847 Illinois
Owen Reeves Son M 29 yrs, b. Aug. 1871 Illinois
Ollie M Reeves Dau-in-law F 24 yrs, b. Nov. 1876 Nebraska
Alta Reeves Dau F 16 yrs, b. Mar. 1884 Washington
Hattie Reeves Dau F 14 yrs, b. May 1886 Washington
Ellis Reeves Son M 12 yrs, b. April 1888 Washington
Pearl Reeves Granddau F 2 yrs, b. Feb. 1898 Washington

Hannah had 8 children, 6 living. Owen was some kind of engineer. The description was illegible. Owen & Ollie were m. ca 1896. Ollie had one child, Pearl.

Note that Hannah's husband was David Reeves, b. 1844, Illnois.

By 1910, Ollie had married Delmer J Gleason. Delmer, Ollie & Ollie's children resided in Eden Prairier, Lewis Co. Wash. Ollie had 3 children with Delmer. Pearl was 12 yrs old.

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