John David Reynolds Willson

John David Reynolds Willson

Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
Death 10 Jan 1931 (aged 64–65)
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
Burial Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 6505396 · View Source
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John was the son of Alonzo Willson and Catherine Reynolds. He married Rosalie Eliza "Rose" Reiniger (daughter of Gustavus G. Reiniger and Eliza Aimsworth Meacham) on 28 Aug 1889 in Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois. They lived in Mason City, Iowa. They had four children:

Dixie Lucille Reiniger Maurine Willson
infant daughter--died at six mos. old
John Cedric Rex Willson
Robert Reiniger Meredith Willson ("The Music Man")

He passed away on 10 Jan 1931 in Mason City, Iowa, USA.

Source Title: "Mecham Family book of remembrance and genealogy: with allied lines" by Leonidas DeVon Mecham
"Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935," John D. Willson, 1889

groom's name: John D. Willson
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bride's name: Rosalie Reiniger
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marriage date: 28 Aug 1889
marriage place: Brighton, Macoupin, Illinois
groom's father's name: Alonza Willson
groom's mother's name: Catherine Reynolds
bride's father's name: Gustavns Reiniger
bride's mother's name: Lida Meacham
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indexing project (batch) number: M00837-8
system origin: Illinois-ODM
source film number: 1320492
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Source Citation:
"Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 June 2012), Jno. D. Willson, 1889.
Pedigree Resource File

name: John David Willson
gender: Male
birth: 4 Aug 1866
Owens Grove, Iowa (Father's farm) [1]
death: 10 Jan 1931
Mason City, Iowa [1]
afn: 56DM-7HQ
father: Alonzo Willson (AFN: 568N-SWV )
mother: Catharine Reynolds (AFN: 56JJ-QDP )
Marriages (2)
spouse: Rosalie Reiniger (AFN: 56JK-G51 )
marriage: 28 Aug 1889
Estherville, Iowa
children (1)

child 1: Lucille (Dixie) Willson (AFN: 56JK-N8N )
gender: Female
birth 6 Aug 1890
Mason City, Iowa

spouse: Minnie H. Hartzfield (AFN: 56JK-K2W )
submitter: aspeirs2763315
submission date: 26 Jun 2003
submission id: MM95-Y5B
person count: 3,287
World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1 Broderbund Software, Inc. Release date: November 29, 1995

Source Citation
"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 30 June 2012), entry for John David Willson.
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