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 Lillie B. <I>Johnson</I> Arbogast

Lillie B. Johnson Arbogast

Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA
Death 14 Apr 1936 (aged 56)
Hand County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Miller, Hand County, South Dakota, USA
Plot block 30, lot 8, grave 2
Memorial ID 93004617 · View Source
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Mrs. Lillie Johnson Arbogast, widow of Mr. Lee Arbogast of Mondamin township, a long-time resident of the county, passed away Tuesday. She had suffered a year with heart trouble.

Mrs. Arbogast was born January 9, 1880 in Oskaloosa, Iowa. When a small child, she came to Hand county with her father, brother and sister. She has lived here since then.

She was married to Lee Arbogast on May 14, 1889.

She is survived by six children, Jack, Ray, Charles, Ollie, Lucy and Mae, and by three step-children, Will and Lewis Arboast and Mrs. Myrtil KcKinney. One brother and sister, reside in Miller. Twenty grandchildren and two great grandchildren are living.

Funeral services were conducted from the Methodist church in Miller on Thursday afternoon, April 16, Rev. Albert Hartt, officiating. Burial was in the G.A.R. Cemetery.

April 14, 1936

*** Those are the birth year and marriage year from the obit….I realize this makes her 9 years old when she was married, unless someone from the newspaper had a typing error. 1900 Census has her married one year.

South Dakota Death Index, 1905-1955
Name: Lillie B Arbogast
Certificate #168763, p23
Died: April 13, 1936, Hand County


Middle name of Belle, links to parents and spouse provided by Jean Lewis July 31, 2014 Father: Frank Robert Arbogast and Mother: Elizabeth Harbaugh Arbogast The above parents' census information does not fit with her obit.

Kathy J has requested change of parents (August 28, 2014). I must agree with her, for the following census information and places do fit with Kathy J's opinion. (More census info on father's, Royal's, memorial page.)

1880 Census New Sharon, Mahaska, Iowa
Johnson, R. L., head, 37, b. Ohio
Ada, wife, 27, b. Ohio
Charley, son, b. Iowa
Clinton, son, b. Iowa
Lillie, daughter, 5 mo., b. Iowa

1900 Census Mondamin, Hand, South Dakota
Arbogast, Lee, head, Feb 1860, 40, md 1 yr, b. Illinois, both parents b. Ohio;
Lillie B., wife, Jan 1880, 20, md 1 yr, 0 of 0 children living, b. Iowa, both parents b. Ohio;
Willie, son, June 1889, 11, b. Missouri; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri;
Mirtle, daughter, Jan 1890, 10, b. Missouri; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri;
Jesse, son, Feb 1892, 8, b. Missouri; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri;
Lewis, son, Nov 1893, 6, b. Missouri; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri;
Earl L., son, Feb 1897, 3, b. South Dakota; father b. Illinois, mother b. Missouri;


Dana Gammage (#46880457) agrees with middle name provided by Jean Lewis (mentioned above).

I am declining middle name change of "Belle" at this time. I believe the parents provided by Jean Lewis is incorrect for this Lillie B. Johnson, and she also provided the middle name of Belle. I'm afraid with Johnson being a common name, and links to different parents were provided for Lillie Belle. Without further proof, I don't want to confuse two possible ladies.
Barb Jones

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  • Created by: Barb Jones
  • Added: 3 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93004617
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lillie B. Johnson Arbogast (9 Jan 1880–14 Apr 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93004617, citing G A R Cemetery, Miller, Hand County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Barb Jones (contributor 47367273) .