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29 May 2015

Friday's Face from the Past: Lovell 'Bud' Milburn, his wife Doshia Morlan, and brother-in-law Bill Bainbridge

Another photo rescued from boxes left by Charles and Betty Abbott.  Unfortunately, the back of the photo only states: "Doshia, Bud, Bill Bainbridge".

Doshia would be Doshia Morlan Milburn (born in 1883, probably in Appanoose County, Iowa; died in 1969).  Married Lovell 'Bud' Milburn, the 7th of October at the United Brethern Church in Mystic, Appanoose County, Iowa.  Lovell was born the 22nd of May 1877 in Monroe County, Iowa and died the 10th of April 1950 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.

Bill Bainbridge was married to Bud's sister, Rosy Milburn on the 29th of April 1899 in Mystic, Appanoose County, Iowa.  Rosy was born 24 September 1881 in Monroe County, Iowa and died the 26th of July 1907 in Mystic, Appanoose County, Iowa.  Bill was born the 12th of September 1877 in England, and died the 7th of August 1937 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.

Bill remarried in 1920.



Funeral Card Friday: Dorothy A Boatman (1908 - 1985)

Dorothy A Boatman was born in Osklaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa on the 24th of November 1908 and died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa on the 19th of December 1985.

This was found in a family scrapbook of obituaries, although at this time it is unknown how or if Mrs. Boatman is related.

Funeral Card for Dorothy A Boatman 1908-1985

22 May 2015

Friday's Face from the Past: Henry James Morlan (1879-1944) and family

This photo is of Henry James Morlan, born 30 August 1879 in Plano, Appanoose County, Iowa, USA and died the 27th of September 1944 in Chelan, Chelan County, Washington, USA.  He married Maude Eleanor Peterson (1898-1991) in 1917 in Rolla, Rolette County, North Dakota, USA.  Henry was my great uncle.

The back of the photo states: "Evelyn, Henry and Phyllis and one of the wolves that Henry caught, Henry's cap shaded his face so is not plain of him. Good of the children. Taken by our granery."


Back of photo: ""Evelyn, Henry and Phyllis and one of the wolves that Henry caught, Henry's cap shaded his face so is not plain of him. Good of the children. Taken by our granery."

An additional photo of Henry was also found.  Back of photo says "Henry Morlan, Tom Metchel"


Funeral Card Friday: Charles Victor 'Tony' Fargo (1935 - 1994)

Charles Victor 'Tony' Fargo was born the 11th of February 1935 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa and died the 6th of January 1994 in  Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa .

This was found in a family scrapbook of obituaries.

Funeral Card for Charles Victor 'Tony' Fargo (1935 - 1994)

15 May 2015

Friday's Face from the Past: Cummings Family, Unionville, Missouri 1892-1893

Photo rescued from boxes of photos.  "Taken in Unionville, MO during the winter of 1892-1893.  John Cummings [age] 53
Zerilda (?) E. Cummings [age] 48
and their granddaughter
Gladys Kate Lewis [age] 3"


Funeral Card Friday: Pat Stall 1924-2004

Pat Stall was born the 24th of November 1924 and died the 23rd of October 2004.  Although no locations are mentioned, St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church is in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.

This funeral card is from a family scrapbook of obituaries and funeral cards.

Funeral Card for Pat Stall (1924 - 2004)




08 May 2015

Friday's Face from the Past: Mining Crew; Mystic, Appanoose County, Iowa

This is a photo of my grandfather's mining crew near Mystic, Appanoose County, Iowa  The only one identified was Joseph Enzely Milburn (1876-1972).