Week Four of the
Boultinghouse kin in this County Continued
(For the past three weeks this column has carried the
as told by John Sherman Boultinghouse in 1938.
with a listing of his brothers and sisters and his reminiscences
each of their families.)
Margaret, my oldest sister, will be 82 years old in March 1939.
husband, Ed Smith, has been deceased several years.
Hannah will be 81 in June 1939. Her husband, Jacob Cleveland,
Their two children were Arthur B. and Pearl.
was on Christmas, and Pearl's was on New Year's Day two years
married M.L. Russell.
They had one daughter, Thelma.
Arthur married Effie
Stewart, the daughter of Oscar and Allevia Stewart.
had two daughters:
Annata and Annazine. (Hannah Boultinghouse Cleveland died in
Francis M., my oldest brother, will be 79 on Sept. 6,
His wife, Nancy
Shockley's birthday is the same day.
She is two years
younger than Francis.
Six children blessed this union, all living until Dec. 16, 1938,
the eldest (wife of Edward Henry), passed to the Great Beyond,
This was the first death in their family in 55 years.
For a man and wife to
live without death entering their home is a wonderful
May God be
praised! Nora and Ed Henry had adopted one child,
of Francis and Nancy S. Boultinghouse were Thomas E., who married
Vermillion Davenport; Bessie; Chauncey "Sport," a WWI veteran
name was Maida; Jessie May, who married John Hammel and had
and Merril, who married Nola Westfall.
They had one son:
Shockley Boultinghouse died Nov. 5, 1939.)
Thomas Zachariah, my next brother, was named after both
married Emily Morris.
They had eight children. Edith was
the oldest and
married Earl DeWeese.
[Others included] Morris; Myrtle,
who married Charles
"Dude" Stein; Madaline; and Raymond and Ernest, who died when
(Others not listed.)
Mary E., the next born of our family, died June 21, 1865, aged 1
yr. 2 mos.
and 5 days.
Next is myself, John Sherman Boultinghouse, born Oct. 24, 1865.
16, 1886, I married Mary Alice Evans.
The marriage was
performed by Judge
James R. Williams and took place at the Damron House in Carmi,
son, Flo, married Jessie Merrefield and had three children:
Isaac Green Boultinghouse was born Jan. 28, 1869. He married Lou
To this union were born seven children: Martin, the first born,
infancy; Myra, who became the wife of Robert Hess; Loren, who
Davenport, died in 1937, Vernice, who married Katrina ____;
married Mildred Shaw; Goldie Sarena, who married Howard Dartt;
who married Barbara Fella.... Lloyd and Mildred had two
and Margaret. Goldie Sarena and Howard Dartt had one
Luke and Barbara
had two sons and a daughter, namely, James, Julia Lou and
Ida Onnice, the eighth child, was born in 1871 and died in
William Gillison, the ninth child, was born in 1873 and died in
Carson "Dick" was born Dec. 17, 1877 and died Dec. 26,
He was married
to Rosa Schmidt on Dec. 17, 1895.
She was born Oct. 24,
1870 and died Oct.
12, 1938. Eight children were born: Geraldine, Harry, Genevieve,
Dorothy, Alberta Louisa, Wanda and Catherine. Of those,
Geraldine and Harry
died in infancy; Genevieve married Joseph Endicott and had one
Wanda Louise; Harlan married Anna Allen and had a son, Thomas;
married Ralph Hanks and had three sons, one of whom died in
married Leo Rhoads and had a son and a daughter; Alberta married
Heidtman and had three children; and Catherine married Royal
Knight and had
one daughter Viola Mae. Catherine was born Nov. 8, 1900, and
died Jan. 29,
Seven of Carson Boultinghouse's children were born in White
last mentioned. Catherine, was born in Toledo, Wash.
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