William Craig Westlake1,2

Male, #78341, b. about 1823, d. before June, 1900
Birthabout 1823William was born about 1823 in Ohio.1 
MarriageApril 3, 1855He married Nancy E Ferguson, daughter of William Ferguson and Dorinda Wright, April 3, 1855 in Pettis County, Missouri.3  
Birth of Daughterbetween 1856 and 1857His daughter Laura was born between 1856 and 1857 in Missouri.4 
Deathbefore June, 1900William died before June, 1900 in an unknown place . He left a widow, Nancy.5  

Family

Nancy E Ferguson b. 29 Jul 1836, d. 14 May 1927
Child 1.Laura Ida Westlake6 b. between 1856 and 1857, d. Jun 25, 1893
Census 1860July 20, 1860William was listed as the head of a household with his wife Nancy E Ferguson in the 1860 Census on July 20, 1860 in Bowling Green, Pettis County, Missouri. William's occupation is listed as farmer. Other members of the household listed were Laura Ida Westlake.4
Census 1870July 6, 1870William was listed as the head of a household with his wife Nancy E Ferguson in the 1870 Census on July 6, 1870 in Bowling Green Township, Pettis County, Missouri. William's occupation is listed as farmer. Other members of the household listed were Laura Ida Westlake.6
Census 1880June 1, 1880William was listed as the head of a household with his wife Nancy E Ferguson in the 1880 Census on June 1, 1880 in Smithton Township, Pettis County, Missouri. William's occupation is listed as farmer.7
Last EditedMar 14, 2014

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.
  2. [S13796] Ancestry.com Family Tree, Wolfkiel Etc, mlmurshedi, reviewed update of May 19, 2012.
  3. [S12495] Ancestry.com database, Missouri Marriages 1805-2002,.
  4. [S13797] U.S. Census Missouri 1860, Pettis County, Bowling Green Township.
  5. [S15400] U.S. Census Missouri 1900, Pettis County, Sedalia, Ward 3, ED 112.
  6. [S13794] U.S. Census Missouri 1870, Pettis County, Bowling Green Township.
  7. [S13793] U.S. Census Missouri 1880, Pettis County, Smithton Township.

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Reuben Beverly Rose1

Male, #78342, b. April 2, 1869, d. September 11, 1941
BirthApril 2, 1869Reuben was born April 2, 1869 in Lafayette County, Missouri.1 
MarriageJuly 7, 1897He married Martha Jane Carmichael, daughter of Joshua Barton Carmichael and Nancy Jane Ferguson, July 7, 1897 in Lafayette County, Missouri.2  
Death of SpouseJune 23, 1938He was widowed when his wife, Martha, died on June 23, 1938.1 
DeathSeptember 11, 1941Reuben died September 11, 1941 in Odessa, Lafayette County, Missouri at age 72.1  

Family

Martha Jane Carmichael b. 12 Nov 1858, d. 23 Jun 1938
Census 1900June 5, 1900Reuben was listed as the head of a household with his wife Martha Jane Carmichael in the 1900 Census on June 5, 1900 on a farm Sni-A-Bar Township, Lafayette County, Missouri. Reuben's occupation is listed as farmer. Other members of the household listed were Joshua Barton Carmichael.3
Number ChildrenApril, 1910Reuben Beverly Rose and Martha Jane Carmichael had no children as of April, 1910.4 
Census 1910April 30, 1910Reuben was listed as the head of a household with his wife Martha Jane Carmichael in the 1910 Census on April 30, 1910 in Ward 3, Odessa, Lafayette County, Missouri. Reuben's occupation is listed as stone mason.4
Census 1920January 20, 1920Reuben was listed as the head of a household with his wife Martha Jane Carmichael in the 1920 Census on January 20, 1920 at 415 South Fourth Street Odessa, Lafayette County, Missouri. Reuben's occupation is listed as salesman - lumber yard. Other members of the household listed were Martha E Carmichael, Joseph Edwin White and David Henry White.5
Census 1930April 11, 1930Reuben was listed as the head of a household with his wife Martha Jane Carmichael in the 1930 Census on April 11, 1930 at 417 Fifth Street Odessa, Lafayette County, Missouri. Reuben's occupation is listed as carpenter - construction. Other members of the household listed were James W Carmichael, Beverly H Carmichael and Martha E Carmichael.6
Last EditedMay 23, 2014

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.
  2. [S12845] Ancestry.com database, Missouri Marriages 1851-1900,.
  3. [S13508] U.S. Census Missouri 1900, Lafayette County, Sni-A-Bar Township.
  4. [S13509] U.S. Census Missouri 1910, Lafayette County, Odessa, Ward 3.
  5. [S13510] U.S. Census Missouri 1920, Lafayette County, Odessa, Ward 3.
  6. [S13511] U.S. Census Missouri 1930, Lafayette County, Odessa, Ward 3.

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Etta A Hornada1

Female, #78343, b. August 18, 1869, d. June 10, 1964
BirthAugust 18, 1869Etta was born August 18, 1869 in Indiana.1 
MarriageJune 1, 1902She married Oscar Rudolph Silliman, son of Robert Alexander Silliman and Lucretia Caroline Powell, June 1, 1902 in an unknown place .1  
Birth of DaughterFebruary 22, 1903Her daughter Ella was born February 22, 1903 in Colorado.1 
Death of SpouseDecember 26, 1921She was widowed when her husband, Oscar, died on December 26, 1921.1 
Marriage of Daughterabout 1926Her daugher, Ella L Silliman, married Manny Maurice Forth about 1926.1 
DeathJune 10, 1964Etta died June 10, 1964 in an unknown place at age 94.1  
BurialHer body was buried in Greenmount Cemetery, Durango, La Plata County, Colorado, Blk 8, Tr 10, Lot W 1/2 12.1 

Family

Oscar Rudolph Silliman b. 12 Apr 1860, d. 26 Dec 1921
Child 1.Ella L Silliman+1 b. Feb 22, 1903, d. Oct, 1989
Last EditedNov 1, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Edward Harrison Runyan1

Male, #78344, b. April 23, 1899
BirthApril 23, 1899Edward was born April 23, 1899 in Illinois.1 
MarriageNovember 29, 1923He married Lela H Smith, daughter of Henry Warren Smith and Mary Caroline Silliman, November 29, 1923 in an unknown place .1  
Birth of SonJanuary 11, 1925His son James was born January 11, 1925 in Michigan.1 
Death - no infoI have no information on the date and place of Edward Harrison's death. 

Family

Lela H Smith b. 19 Sep 1896, d. 7 Sep 1982
Child 1.James H Runyan1 b. Jan 11, 1925, d. Jan 13, 2004
Last EditedOct 6, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Hobert Orlan Storey1

Male, #78345, b. April 15, 1896, d. August 26, 1947
BirthApril 15, 1896Hobert was born April 15, 1896 in Illinois.1 
MarriageJanuary 3, 1920He married Grace Virginia Smith, daughter of Henry Warren Smith and Mary Caroline Silliman, January 3, 1920 in White County, Illinois.1  
Birth of Sonabout 1922His son Richard was born about 1922 in Michigan.1 
Birth of SonApril 30, 1928His son Hobert was born April 30, 1928 in Michigan.1 
Birth of SonNovember 29, 1939His son Gerald was born November 29, 1939 in Illinois.1 
DeathAugust 26, 1947Hobert died August 26, 1947 in Los Angeles County, California at age 51.1  

Family

Grace Virginia Smith b. 29 Aug 1898, d. 11 Jun 1981
Children 1.Richard W Storey1 b. about 1922, d. Mar 28, 1964
 2.(given name not known) Storey1
 3.(given name not known) Storey1
 4.Virginia Storey1
 5.Patricia J Storey1
 6.Hobert Orlan Storey1 b. Apr 30, 1928, d. Jul 28, 1997
 7.Gerald Eugene Storey1 b. Nov 29, 1939, d. Dec 11, 1989
Last EditedOct 6, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Helen Austin1

Female, #78346, b. August 9, 1897, d. October 13, 1989
BirthAugust 9, 1897Helen was born August 9, 1897 in White County, Illinois.1 
MarriageSeptember 3, 1922She married Warren Silliman Smith, son of Henry Warren Smith and Mary Caroline Silliman, September 3, 1922 in Norris City, White County, Illinois.1  
Death of SpouseJune 8, 1958She was widowed when her husband, Warren, died on June 8, 1958.1 
DeathOctober 13, 1989Helen died October 13, 1989 in Linn, Osage County, Missouri at age 92.1  

Family

Warren Silliman Smith b. 16 Sep 1893, d. 8 Jun 1958
Last EditedOct 6, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Mary Smith1

Female, #78347, b. September 16, 1893, d. September 16, 1893
Relationships5th cousin 1 time removed of Garril Louis Kueber Sr
6th great-granddaughter of Robert Jones
8th great-granddaughter of Jan Joosten van Meteren (John Van Meter)
9th great-granddaughter of Chretien Du Bois
9th great-granddaughter of Matthieu Blanchan
7th great-granddaughter of Jean Bodine
8th great-granddaughter of Jean Crocheron
10th great-granddaughter of Richard Cooke
FatherHenry Warren Smith1 b. Dec, 1859, d. Nov 8, 1935
MotherMary Caroline Silliman1 b. Apr 20, 1863, d. Feb 24, 1942
DeathSeptember 16, 1893Mary died September 16, 1893 in Indian Creek Twnship, White County, Illinois.1  
BirthSeptember 16, 1893Mary was born September 16, 1893 in Indian Creek Twnship, White County, Illinois.1 
BurialHer body was buried in Ebenezer Cemetery, Norris City, White County, Illinois.1 
Last EditedNov 2, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Elvis Lemar Spence1

Male, #78348, b. September 3, 1884, d. 1945
BirthSeptember 3, 1884Elvis was born September 3, 1884 in Illinois.1 
MarriageOctober 24, 1917He married Genevieve Smith, daughter of Henry Warren Smith and Mary Caroline Silliman, October 24, 1917 in Illinois.1  
Death1945Elvis died 1945 in an unknown place .1  
BurialHis body was buried in Ebenezer Cemetery, Norris City, White County, Illinois.1 

Family

Genevieve Smith b. 31 Dec 1894, d. 20 Feb 1978
Last EditedNov 2, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Lucinda (surname not known)1

Female, #78349
RelationshipLucinda (surname not known) is a parent or ancestor of a spouse of one of my relatives. Because Lucinda is not a relative of mine I am not actively researching her.
 
Birth - no infoI have no information on the date or place of birth for Lucinda (surname not known).  
Birth of Son1793Her son Daniel was born 1793 in South Carolina.1 
Death - no infoI have no information on the date and place of Lucinda's death. 

Family

(given name not known) Powell
Child 1.Daniel Powell+1 b. 1793, d. Dec 9, 1872
Last EditedNov 1, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Margaret Jane Miller1

Female, #78350, b. 1796, d. March 5, 1825
RelationshipMargaret Jane Miller is a parent or ancestor of a spouse of one of my relatives. Because Margaret Jane is not a relative of mine I am not actively researching her.
 
Birth1796Margaret was born 1796 in South Carolina.1 
MarriageJune 29, 1815She married Daniel Powell, son of (given name not known) Powell and Lucinda (surname not known), June 29, 1815 in Henderson County, Kentucky.2,1  
Birth of DaughterNovember 14, 1816Her daughter Lucinda was born November 14, 1816 in Logan County, Kentucky.1 
Birth of SonOctober 15, 1819Her son James was born October 15, 1819 in Hamilton County, Illinois.1 
Death of SonOctober 25, 1819Her son, James, died on October 25, 1819.1 
Birth of SonJanuary 29, 1825Her son Thomas was born January 29, 1825 in Hamilton County, Illinois.1 
DeathMarch 5, 1825Margaret died March 5, 1825 in Hamilton County, Illinois.1  
BurialHer body was buried in Wolf Creek Cemetery, Hamilton County, Illinois.1 

Family

Daniel Powell b. 1793, d. 9 Dec 1872
Children 1.Lucinda Powell+1 b. Nov 14, 1816, d. Apr 3, 1862
 2.James Henderson Powell1 b. Oct 15, 1819, d. Oct 25, 1819
 3.Thomas Jefferson Powell1 b. Jan 29, 1825, d. Oct 2, 1853
Nickname Margaret Jane Miller is also known as Marjery.1  
Last EditedOct 25, 2013

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.
  2. [S4923] World Wide Web, Find a Grave, this source may be viewed at www.findagrave.com,.

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Lucinda Powell1

Female, #78351, b. November 14, 1816, d. April 3, 1862
FatherDaniel Powell1 b. 1793, d. Dec 9, 1872
MotherMargaret Jane Miller1 b. 1796, d. Mar 5, 1825
RelationshipLucinda Powell is a parent or ancestor of a spouse of one of my relatives. Because Lucinda is not a relative of mine I am not actively researching her.
 
BirthNovember 14, 1816Lucinda was born November 14, 1816 in Logan County, Kentucky.1 
Death of MotherMarch 5, 1825Her mother, Margaret, died on March 5, 1825..1 
MarriageJuly 28, 1834She married Anthony Wayne Gott July 28, 1834 in White County, Illinois.1  
Birth of Daughter1855Her daughter Margery was born 1855 in Illinois.1 
DeathApril 3, 1862Lucinda died April 3, 1862 in White County, Illinois at age 45.1  
BurialHer body was buried in Big Hill Cemetery, Norris City, White County, Illinois.1 

Family

Anthony Wayne Gott b. 9 Apr 1814, d. 8 Jul 1878
Child 1.Margery Caroline Gott+1 b. 1855, d. Jun 9, 1897
Last EditedFeb 20, 2010

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Anthony Wayne Gott1

Male, #78352, b. April 9, 1814, d. July 8, 1878
RelationshipAnthony Wayne Gott is a parent or ancestor of a spouse of one of my relatives. Because Anthony Wayne is not a relative of mine I am not actively researching him.
 
BirthApril 9, 1814Anthony was born April 9, 1814 in Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky.1 
MarriageJuly 28, 1834He married Lucinda Powell, daughter of Daniel Powell and Margaret Jane Miller, July 28, 1834 in White County, Illinois.1  
Birth of Daughter1855His daughter Margery was born 1855 in Illinois.1 
Death of SpouseApril 3, 1862He was widowed when his wife, Lucinda, died on April 3, 1862.1 
MarriageDecember 14, 1862He married an unknown person December 14, 1862 in White County, Illinois.1  
Marriage of DaughterFebruary 11, 1872His daughter, Margery Caroline Gott, married Benjamin Franklin Douglass on February 11, 1872 in Hamilton County, Illinois.1 
DeathJuly 8, 1878Anthony died July 8, 1878 in White County, Illinois at age 64.1  

Family

Lucinda Powell b. 14 Nov 1816, d. 3 Apr 1862
Child 1.Margery Caroline Gott+1 b. 1855, d. Jun 9, 1897
Last EditedOct 6, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Margery Caroline Gott1

Female, #78353, b. 1855, d. June 9, 1897
FatherAnthony Wayne Gott1 b. Apr 9, 1814, d. Jul 8, 1878
MotherLucinda Powell1 b. Nov 14, 1816, d. Apr 3, 1862
Birth1855Margery was born 1855 in Illinois.1 
Death of MotherApril 3, 1862Her mother, Lucinda, died on April 3, 1862..1 
MarriageFebruary 11, 1872She married Benjamin Franklin Douglass, son of James Isaac Douglass and Elizabeth Gregg, February 11, 1872 in Hamilton County, Illinois.1  
Birth of Sonabout 1874Her son Lawrence was born about 1874 in an unknown place .1 
Birth of DaughterFebruary 25, 1876Her daughter Ottie was born February 25, 1876 in Akin, Franklin County, Illinois.1 
Birth of SonMarch 20, 1878Her son John was born March 20, 1878 in Illinois.1 
Death of FatherJuly 8, 1878Her father, Anthony, died on July 8, 1878..1 
Birth of DaughterApril 3, 1880Her daughter Susan was born April 3, 1880 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterJuly 23, 1882Her daughter Amy was born July 23, 1882 in Illinois.1 
Birth of SonJanuary, 1885Her son James was born January, 1885 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterJanuary 1, 1888Her daughter Mabel was born January 1, 1888 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterMay 15, 1890Her daughter Ethel was born May 15, 1890 in Illinois.1 
Birth of SonJanuary 30, 1896Her son Robert was born January 30, 1896 in Illinois.1 
DeathJune 9, 1897Margery died June 9, 1897 in an unknown place . She left a widower, Benjamin.1  
BurialHer body was buried in Hebron Cemetery, Walpole, Hamilton County, Illinois.1 

Family

Benjamin Franklin Douglass b. 28 Mar 1841, d. 13 Jan 1927
Children 1.Lawrence Douglass1 b. about 1874, d. before 1880
 2.Ottie May Douglass+1 b. Feb 25, 1876, d. Apr 16, 1972
 3.John Franklin Douglass1 b. Mar 20, 1878, d. between 1927 and Oct, 1935
 4.Susan E Douglass1 b. Apr 3, 1880, d. Oct 18, 1959
 5.Amy J Douglass1 b. Jul 23, 1882, d. Feb 12, 1972
 6.James Herbert Douglass1 b. Jan, 1885, d. between 1927 and Oct, 1935
 7.Mabel Douglass1 b. Jan 1, 1888, d. Nov, 1983
 8.Ethel Douglass+1 b. May 15, 1890, d. Apr 25, 1990
 9.Robert Wayne Douglass1 b. Jan 30, 1896, d. Nov 2, 1918
Census 1880July 13, 1880Margery was listed as Benjamin Franklin Douglass's wife in the 1880 Census on July 13, 1880 near Flannigan, Hamilton County, Illinois. Other members of the household listed were Ottie May Douglass and John Franklin Douglass Also listed is Margaret Douglas, sister-in-law, age 18. I do not know who she was married to or if the relationship is incorrect.2
Last EditedApr 14, 2012

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.
  2. [S13719] U.S. Census Illinois 1880, Hamilton County, Flannigan Precinct.

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Benjamin Franklin Douglass1

Male, #78354, b. March 28, 1841, d. January 13, 1927
Relationships3rd cousin 3 times removed of Garril Louis Kueber Sr
4th great-grandson of Robert Jones
6th great-grandson of Jan Joosten van Meteren (John Van Meter)
7th great-grandson of Chretien Du Bois
7th great-grandson of Matthieu Blanchan
5th great-grandson of Jean Bodine
6th great-grandson of Jean Crocheron
8th great-grandson of Richard Cooke
FatherJames Isaac Douglass1 b. Jun 26, 1811, d. Nov 30, 1887
MotherElizabeth Gregg1 b. May 16, 1814, d. Mar 30, 1875
BirthMarch 28, 1841Benjamin was born March 28, 1841 in Broughton, Hamilton County, Illinois.1 
MarriageFebruary 11, 1872He married Margery Caroline Gott, daughter of Anthony Wayne Gott and Lucinda Powell, February 11, 1872 in Hamilton County, Illinois.1  
Birth of Sonabout 1874His son Lawrence was born about 1874 in an unknown place .1 
Death of MotherMarch 30, 1875His mother, Elizabeth, died on March 30, 1875.1 
Birth of DaughterFebruary 25, 1876His daughter Ottie was born February 25, 1876 in Akin, Franklin County, Illinois.1 
Birth of SonMarch 20, 1878His son John was born March 20, 1878 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterApril 3, 1880His daughter Susan was born April 3, 1880 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterJuly 23, 1882His daughter Amy was born July 23, 1882 in Illinois.1 
Birth of SonJanuary, 1885His son James was born January, 1885 in Illinois.1 
Death of FatherNovember 30, 1887His father, James, died on November 30, 1887.1 
Birth of DaughterJanuary 1, 1888His daughter Mabel was born January 1, 1888 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterMay 15, 1890His daughter Ethel was born May 15, 1890 in Illinois.1 
Birth of SonJanuary 30, 1896His son Robert was born January 30, 1896 in Illinois.1 
(widow) DeathJune 9, 1897Benjamin was widowed when his wife, Margery died on June 9, 1897.1 
Marriage of DaughterMay 30, 1905His daughter, Ottie May Douglass, married James Ebb Hargraves on May 30, 1905 in Saline County, Illinois.1 
Marriage of DaughterDecember 24, 1911His daughter, Ethel Douglass, married John Roberts on December 24, 1911.1 
Death of SonNovember 2, 1918His son, Robert, died on November 2, 1918.1 
DeathJanuary 13, 1927Benjamin died January 13, 1927 in Walpole, South Twigg, Hamilton County, Illinois at age 85.1  
BurialHis body was buried in Hebron Cemetery, Walpole, Hamilton County, Illinois.1 

Family

Margery Caroline Gott b. 1855, d. 9 Jun 1897
Children 1.Lawrence Douglass1 b. about 1874, d. before 1880
 2.Ottie May Douglass+1 b. Feb 25, 1876, d. Apr 16, 1972
 3.John Franklin Douglass1 b. Mar 20, 1878, d. between 1927 and Oct, 1935
 4.Susan E Douglass1 b. Apr 3, 1880, d. Oct 18, 1959
 5.Amy J Douglass1 b. Jul 23, 1882, d. Feb 12, 1972
 6.James Herbert Douglass1 b. Jan, 1885, d. between 1927 and Oct, 1935
 7.Mabel Douglass1 b. Jan 1, 1888, d. Nov, 1983
 8.Ethel Douglass+1 b. May 15, 1890, d. Apr 25, 1990
 9.Robert Wayne Douglass1 b. Jan 30, 1896, d. Nov 2, 1918
OccupationBenjamin Franklin Douglass's occupation was farmer and stock raiser.1 
Biography Educated in the log schoolhouse near Broughton.

Was a teacher for 3 terms. Apparently got the gold fever & spent 4 years in Virginia City, MT after making a 112-day overland trek by ox team with 8 others. He then boarded a steamer at the headwaters of the Missouri River, which landed at St. Louis 21 days later. Joined the Masons in 1869. Was a Democrat and first voted for Tilden.

After 2 years farming at home spent 4 years in merchandise at Walpole. He was listed in the Mercantile Agency Reference Book for Illinois in 1875 as running a general store called Gott & Douglas in Walpole that was worth about $2000. He then spent a few months in California but returned to merchandising in Hamilton County until 1885. Worked just as a farmer afterwards, owning 130 acres of land.

Charter member of the Tuscan Lodge 630, AF & AM of Walpole. 5 grandchildren living in 1927.1 
(household member) Census 1850October 18, 1850He was listed as a member of the household of James Isaac Douglass and Elizabeth Gregg in the 1850 Census on October 18, 1850 near Curran, Saline County, Illinois. Other members of the household listed were Margaret Ann Douglass, John Henderson Douglass, James Francis Douglass, William D Douglass and Susan E Douglass.2
(son) Census 1860June 15, 1860Benjamin Franklin Douglass was listed as a member, son, of the household of James Isaac Douglass and Elizabeth Gregg in the 1860 Census on June 15, 1860 near Rectorville, Hamilton County, Illinois. Benjamin Franklin Douglass's occupation is listed as farm laborer. Other members of the household listed were John Henderson Douglass, James Francis Douglass, Susan E Douglass, William D Douglass, George W Douglass, Samuel Marshall Douglass and Sarah J Douglass.3
Census 1870June 30, 1870Benjamin was listed as the head of a household in the 1870 Census on June 30, 1870 in Township 7S, Range 6E, Hamilton County, Illinois. Benjamin's occupation is listed as farmer. He is living with the G W and Nancy Williams family. I don't know if there is a relationship.4,1
Census 1880July 13, 1880Benjamin was listed as the head of a household with his wife Margery Caroline Gott in the 1880 Census on July 13, 1880 near Flannigan, Hamilton County, Illinois. Benjamin's occupation is listed as farmer. Other members of the household listed were Ottie May Douglass and John Franklin Douglass Also listed is Margaret Douglas, sister-in-law, age 18. I do not know who she was married to or if the relationship is incorrect.5
Census 1900June 9, 1900Benjamin was listed as the head of a household in the 1900 Census on June 9, 1900 in south half, Twigg Township, Hamilton County, Illinois. Benjamin's occupation is listed as farmer. Other members of the household listed were Ottie May Douglass, John Franklin Douglass, Susan E Douglass, Amy J Douglass, James Herbert Douglass, Mabel Douglass, Ethel Douglass and Robert Wayne Douglass.6
Census 1910May 12, 1910Benjamin was listed as the head of a household in the 1910 Census on May 12, 1910 in Twigg Township, Hamilton County, Illinois. Benjamin's occupation is listed as farmilng. Other members of the household listed were Susan E Douglass, Amy J Douglass, Mabel Douglass, Ethel Douglass and Robert Wayne Douglass.7
Census 1920January 16, 1920Benjamin was listed as the head of a household in the 1920 Census on January 16, 1920 on Walpole and Galatia Road Twigg Township, Hamilton County, Illinois. Benjamin's occupation is listed as farmer. Other members of the household listed were Susan E Douglass, Amy J Douglass and Mabel Douglass.8
Last EditedOct 11, 2013

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.
  2. [S10401] U.S. Census Illinois 1850, Saline County, Curran Precinct.
  3. [S11299] U.S. Census Illinois 1860, Hamilton County, near Rectorville.
  4. [S15090] U.S. Census Illinois 1870, Hamilton County, Twp 7S Range 6E.
  5. [S13719] U.S. Census Illinois 1880, Hamilton County, Flannigan Precinct.
  6. [S13720] U.S. Census Illinois 1900, Hamilton County, Twigg Township south half.
  7. [S13721] U.S. Census Illinois 1910, Hamilton County, Twigg Township part of.
  8. [S13722] U.S. Census Illinois 1920, Hamilton County, Twigg Township.

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Helen Swofford1

Female, #78355, b. August 7, 1884, d. February 5, 1923
Relationships5th cousin 1 time removed of Garril Louis Kueber Sr
6th great-granddaughter of Robert Jones
8th great-granddaughter of Jan Joosten van Meteren (John Van Meter)
9th great-granddaughter of Chretien Du Bois
9th great-granddaughter of Matthieu Blanchan
7th great-granddaughter of Jean Bodine
8th great-granddaughter of Jean Crocheron
10th great-granddaughter of Richard Cooke
FatherJames Jefferson Swofford1 b. Aug 25, 1852, d. Jan 29, 1943
MotherFatima R Powell1 b. Mar 12, 1856, d. May 3, 1939
BirthAugust 7, 1884Helen was born August 7, 1884 in Illinois.1 
MarriageOctober 18, 1906She married David Irvine White October 18, 1906 in Shawneetown, White County, Illinois.1  
Birth of DaughterAugust 22, 1907Her daughter Fatima was born August 22, 1907 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.1 
Marriage - no infoShe married Joseph Clower. I have no information on the date and place of the marriage.1 
DeathFebruary 5, 1923Helen died February 5, 1923 in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan at age 38.1  

Family 1

David Irvine White b. 15 Apr 1879, d. 25 May 1959
Child 1.Fatima White1 b. Aug 22, 1907, d. Jun 17, 1994

Family 2

Joseph Clower
Last EditedDec 29, 2012

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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David Irvine White1

Male, #78356, b. April 15, 1879, d. May 25, 1959
BirthApril 15, 1879David was born April 15, 1879 in Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama.1 
MarriageOctober 18, 1906He married Helen Swofford, daughter of James Jefferson Swofford and Fatima R Powell, October 18, 1906 in Shawneetown, White County, Illinois.1  
Birth of DaughterAugust 22, 1907His daughter Fatima was born August 22, 1907 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.1 
Marriage of DaughterJune 27, 1931His daughter, Fatima White, married Josef Arthur Simon on June 27, 1931 in Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas.1 
DeathMay 25, 1959David died May 25, 1959 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri at age 80.1  

Family

Helen Swofford b. 7 Aug 1884, d. 5 Feb 1923
Child 1.Fatima White1 b. Aug 22, 1907, d. Jun 17, 1994
Last EditedOct 6, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Fatima White1

Female, #78357, b. August 22, 1907, d. June 17, 1994
Relationships6th cousin of Garril Louis Kueber Sr
7th great-granddaughter of Robert Jones
9th great-granddaughter of Jan Joosten van Meteren (John Van Meter)
10th great-granddaughter of Chretien Du Bois
10th great-granddaughter of Matthieu Blanchan
8th great-granddaughter of Jean Bodine
9th great-granddaughter of Jean Crocheron
11th great-granddaughter of Richard Cooke
FatherDavid Irvine White1 b. Apr 15, 1879, d. May 25, 1959
MotherHelen Swofford1 b. Aug 7, 1884, d. Feb 5, 1923
BirthAugust 22, 1907Fatima was born August 22, 1907 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.1 
Death of MotherFebruary 5, 1923Her mother, Helen, died on February 5, 1923..1 
MarriageJune 27, 1931She married Josef Arthur Simon June 27, 1931 in Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas.1  
Death of FatherMay 25, 1959Her father, David, died on May 25, 1959..1 
DeathJune 17, 1994Fatima died June 17, 1994 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri at age 86.1  

Family

Josef Arthur Simon b. 14 Oct 1905, d. 29 Jan 1998
Nickname Fatima White is also known as Fay.1  
Last EditedOct 28, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Elizabeth Burnett1,2

Female, #78358, b. about 1847, d. before June, 1900
MotherLucelia (surname not known)3 b. between 1817 and 1818
Birthabout 1847Elizabeth was born about 1847 in Tennessee.1 
MarriageOctober 18, 1866She married James Francis Douglass, son of James Isaac Douglass and Elizabeth Gregg, October 18, 1866 in Hamilton County, Illinois.1  
Birth of Daughterabout 1867Her daughter Rosa was born about 1867 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterFebruary, 1869Her daughter Ida was born February, 1869 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterJanuary, 1870Her daughter Qussaset? was born January, 1870 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterMarch, 1871Her daughter Sarah was born March, 1871 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterDecember, 1877Her daughter Allie was born December, 1877 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterFebruary, 1883Her daughter Mary was born February, 1883 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterMarch, 1885Her daughter Laura was born March, 1885 in Illinois.1 
Birth of SonMarch, 1889Her son James was born March, 1889 in Illinois.1 
Deathbefore June, 1900Elizabeth died before June, 1900 in an unknown place . She left a widower, James.4  

Family

James Francis Douglass b. 12 Dec 1845, d. 20 Feb 1908
Children 1.Rosa J Douglass+1 b. about 1867, d. Apr 22, 1887
 2.Ida C Douglass1 b. Feb, 1869
 3.Qussaset? Douglass1 b. Jan, 1870
 4.Sarah A Douglass+1 b. Mar, 1871, d. Aug 1, 1933
 5.Allie May Douglass1 b. Dec, 1877
 6.Mary E Douglass1 b. Feb, 1883
 7.Laura Douglass1 b. Mar, 1885
 8.James G Douglass1 b. Mar, 1889
Census 1870July 22, 1870Elizabeth was listed as a member, his wife, of James Francis Douglass's household in the 1870 Census on July 22, 1870 in Township 6S Range 6E, Hamilton County, Illinois. Other members of the household listed were Rosa J Douglass, Ida C Douglass and Qussaset? Douglass.2
Census 1880July 13, 1880Elizabeth was listed as James Francis Douglass's wife in the 1880 Census on July 13, 1880 near Flannigan, Hamilton County, Illinois. Other members of the household listed were Rosa J Douglass, Ida C Douglass, Sarah A Douglass, Allie May Douglass and Lucelia (surname not known).3
Last EditedFeb 15, 2013

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.
  2. [S14518] U.S. Census Illinois 1870, Hamilton County, Township 6S, Range 6E.
  3. [S13728] U.S. Census Illinois 1880, Hamilton County, Flannigan Precinct.
  4. [S13729] U.S. Census Missouri 1900, Dunklin County, Union Township.

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Mary Graham Kerr1

Female, #78359, b. August 16, 1878, d. May 4, 1961
Relationships5th cousin 1 time removed of Garril Louis Kueber Sr
6th great-granddaughter of Robert Jones
8th great-granddaughter of Jan Joosten van Meteren (John Van Meter)
9th great-granddaughter of Chretien Du Bois
9th great-granddaughter of Matthieu Blanchan
7th great-granddaughter of Jean Bodine
8th great-granddaughter of Jean Crocheron
10th great-granddaughter of Richard Cooke
FatherWilliam J Kerr1 b. Nov 6, 1854
MotherFlorence E Dagley1 b. Oct 29, 1856, d. 1885
BirthAugust 16, 1878Mary was born August 16, 1878 in Illinois.1 
Death of Mother1885Her mother, Florence, died in 1885..1 
MarriageAugust 30, 1897She married Curtis Aswel Grant August 30, 1897 in Alexander County, Illinois.1  
Birth of SonJune 12, 1898Her son Leroy was born June 12, 1898 in Illinois.1 
Birth of SonAugust 13, 1901Her son Ira was born August 13, 1901 in Illinois.1 
Birth of SonJune 13, 1906Her son Lowell was born June 13, 1906 in Illinois.1 
Birth of Sonabout 1912Her son Graham was born about 1912 in Illinois.1 
Marriage of Sonabout 1923Her son, Ira W Grant, married Lucile (surname not known) about 1923.1 
Marriage of Sonabout 1925Her son, Leroy Reed Grant, married Myrtle (surname not known) about 1925.1 
Marriage of Sonabout 1925Her son, Lowell I Grant, married Mattie (surname not known) about 1925.1 
DeathMay 4, 1961Mary died May 4, 1961 in an unknown place at age 82.1  
BurialHer body was buried in Union Ridge Cemetery, Heralds Prairie, White County, Illinois.1 

Family

Curtis Aswel Grant b. 3 Feb 1877
Children 1.Leroy Reed Grant1 b. Jun 12, 1898, d. Jun, 1976
 2.Ira W Grant+1 b. Aug 13, 1901, d. Apr, 1980
 3.Lowell I Grant+1 b. Jun 13, 1906, d. Dec, 1968
 4.Graham K Grant1 b. about 1912
Last EditedNov 1, 2009

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.

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Ottie May Douglass1

Female, #78360, b. February 25, 1876, d. April 16, 1972
Relationships4th cousin 2 times removed of Garril Louis Kueber Sr
5th great-granddaughter of Robert Jones
7th great-granddaughter of Jan Joosten van Meteren (John Van Meter)
8th great-granddaughter of Chretien Du Bois
8th great-granddaughter of Matthieu Blanchan
6th great-granddaughter of Jean Bodine
7th great-granddaughter of Jean Crocheron
9th great-granddaughter of Richard Cooke
FatherBenjamin Franklin Douglass1 b. Mar 28, 1841, d. Jan 13, 1927
MotherMargery Caroline Gott1 b. 1855, d. Jun 9, 1897
BirthFebruary 25, 1876Ottie was born February 25, 1876 in Akin, Franklin County, Illinois.1 
Death of MotherJune 9, 1897Her mother, Margery, died on June 9, 1897..1 
MarriageMay 30, 1905She married James Ebb Hargraves May 30, 1905 in Saline County, Illinois.1  
Birth of Daughterabout 1910Her daughter Lucille was born about 1910 in Illinois.1 
Birth of DaughterJune 13, 1912Her daughter Mabel was born June 13, 1912 in Illinois.1 
Death of FatherJanuary 13, 1927Her father, Benjamin, died on January 13, 1927..1 
Death of SpouseMay 7, 1950She was widowed when her husband, James, died on May 7, 1950.1 
DeathApril 16, 1972Ottie died April 16, 1972 in McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois at age 96.1  
BurialHer body was buried in Hebron Cemetery, Walpole, Hamilton County, Illinois.1 

Family

James Ebb Hargraves b. 29 Jul 1861, d. 7 May 1950
Children 1.Lucille Hargraves1 b. about 1910
 2.Mabel Hargraves1 b. Jun 13, 1912, d. Aug 26, 1998
(daughter) Census 1880July 13, 1880Ottie May Douglass was listed as a daughter in the household of Benjamin Franklin Douglass and Margery Caroline Gott in the 1880 Census on July 13, 1880 near Flannigan, Hamilton County, Illinois. Other members of the household listed were John Franklin Douglass.2
Note1899 Living in Walpole, Illinois in 1899 according to Silas W Powell's probate petition. in 1899 in Walpole, Hamilton County, Illinois.1 
(daughter) Census 1900June 9, 1900Ottie May Douglass was listed as a daughter in the household of Benjamin Franklin Douglass in the 1900 Census on June 9, 1900 in south half, Twigg Township, Hamilton County, Illinois. Other members of the household listed were John Franklin Douglass, Susan E Douglass, Amy J Douglass, James Herbert Douglass, Mabel Douglass, Ethel Douglass and Robert Wayne Douglass.3
Census 1910-partial1910Ottie was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census in 1910 in Twigg, Hamilton County, Illinois.1 
Census 1920-partial1920Ottie was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census in 1920 on Walpole and Galatia Road Hamilton County, Illinois.1 
Census 1930-partial1930Ottie was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census in 1930 in South Twigg, Hamilton County, Illinois.1 
Note1935 Still alive in 1935 and administrating her brother James Herbert's estate. in 1935.1 
Last EditedJul 3, 2012

Citations

  1. [S5808] World Wide Web, Silliman Kurtz Olson Hafslund Ancestors, Carol Olson, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=tayolson1, reviewed update of October 6, 2009.
  2. [S13719] U.S. Census Illinois 1880, Hamilton County, Flannigan Precinct.
  3. [S13720] U.S. Census Illinois 1900, Hamilton County, Twigg Township south half.

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