Descendants of Jan Broersen Decker

Notes


1408. Edith L Decker

Edith is listed with the family in the 1880 census, and a marriage record for her in 1900 lists her parents as Orlando Decker & Kate Brazee.


John F Conger

1910 US Census, Ohio, Lucas Co., Toledo 8 Wd. (ED # 110, pg. 1/217)
Enumerated 21 April 1910

1256 Missouri St
Conger, John F Head M W 31 M1 10 MI MI Canada Conductor, Railroad
----- Edith Wife F W 33 M1 10 MI MI MI none
----- Clarence Son M W 9 S OH MI MI none
----- Lucile Daugh F W 7 S MI MI MI none
Page 1B - next page
Decker, Kate moth-law F W 54 Wd MI US US Housework, Priest Family?

Note: Edith listed as having 2 children, 2 now living (both listed). Kate listed as having 2 children, 1 now living (Edith, listed).

Source: Heritage Quest original image

1920 US Census, Ohio, Lucas Co., Toledo Wd 13 (ED# 137, Pg. 25A)
Enumerated 19 Jan 1920

2104 Wayne St
Conger, John F Head M W 41 M MI MI MI Conductor, RR
----- Edith L Wife F W 43 M MI MI MI None
----- Clarence L Son M W 18 S OH MI MI Apprentice Machinist?
----- Lucile R Daugh F W 16? S MI MI MI Stenographer, ??
Decker, Katherine A Motherinlaw
F W 63 Wd MI NY NY None

Source: Heritage Quest original image


1689. Clarence L Conger

based on 1910 census information


1690. Lucile R Conger

information from 1910 census


1411. Olive Elizabeth Bulson

Information on the family of Olive Decker & Leslie Hamilton were provided by Joanne P. Decker (October 2009) except as otherwise noted. Children Nelta, LeRoy, and Mildred (and approximate birth) were intially found in the 1930 census.

Birth as listed on 1900 census; day derived from SSDI

SSDI (Birth Year & Month matches as does location with that of her husband)

Name: Olive Hamilton
Last Residence: 86401 Kingman, Mohave, Arizona, USA
Born: 7 Feb 1893
Died: Aug 1976
State Issued: Arizona (1973)


Leslie Kennedy Hamilton

Birth information listed on W.W. I Draft Registration Card

1920 US Census, Kansas, Saline Co., Salina (Wd#3, ED# 146, Page 3B)
Enumerated 6 January 1920

151 South Tenth Street (Dwelling# 59)
Hamilton, Leslie K Head M W 26 M MI MI MI Flour Packer, Flour Mill
----- Olive E Wife F W 26 M MI MI MI
----- Nelta A. S. Daugh F W 4 S MI MI MI
----- Arominta E Mother F W 59 Wd MI MI Maine

Source: Heritage Quest original image

1930 US Census, Michigan, Oakland Co., Ferndale (Pct 4, ED# 22, Page 28A/104)
Enumerated 24 April 1930

1508 LeRoy Ave (Dwelling# 583)
Hamilton, Leslie K Head M W 37 M 20 MI Kan Kan Supt. Maintenance?, Warehouse
----- Olive E Wife F W 37 M 20 MI MI MI
----- Nelta A Daugh F W 14 S MI MI MI
----- LeRoy E Son M W 10 S Kan MI MI
----- Mildren Daugh F W 9 S Kan MI MI

Source: Ancestry.com original image

SSDI (Birth date matches that listed on W.W. I Draft Registration)
Name: Leslie Hamilton
Last Residence: 86401 Kingman, Mohave, Arizone, USA
Born: 9 Feb 1893
Died: Jun 1973
State Issued: Michigan (Before 1951)


1692. LeRoy E Hamilton

Reportedly had five children


1693. Mildred L Hamilton

Would appear to have lived at 2708 Daley Street, North Las Vegas, NV 89030
[Listed as seller of this property along with Princton Escrow Company, 11/19/1996, just over 1 year after her death. http://lasvegas.blockshopper.com/property/13913310056/2708_daley_st/

SSDI
Name: Mildred L Vandever
Last Res: 89132 Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada
Last Benefit: 75041 Garland, Dallas Co., Texas
Birth: 4 April 1921
Death: Jul 1995
Issued: Michigan


1415. Kirke Melville Decker

Information on children of Kirke & Norma is from Pam Allred at: http://www.gencircles.com/users/carlson/2/data/436

California Death Index, 1940-1997 Record
about KIRKE M DECKER
Name: DECKER, KIRKE M
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 15 Nov 1894
Birthplace: INDIANA
Death Date: 8 Apr 1969
Death Place: ALAMEDA
Mother's Maiden Name: PLESS

Source: Ancestry.com

Social Security Death Index Record
about Kirke Decker
Name: Kirke Decker
Last Residence: 94706 Albany, Alameda, California, United States of America
Born: 15 Nov 1894
Died: Apr 1969
State (Year) SSN issued: Utah (Before 1951 )

Source: Ancestry.com


Norma Anetta Hansen

California Death Index, 1940-1997 Record
about NORMA ANNETTA DECKER
Name: DECKER, NORMA ANNETTA
Sex: FEMALE
Birth Date: 18 Jul 1896
Birthplace: UTAH
Death Date: 19 Jan 1984
Death Place: BUTTE
Mother's Maiden Name: HANSEN
Father's Surname: HANSEN

Source: Ancestry.com

Social Security Death Index Record
about Norma Decker
Name: Norma Decker
SSN: 572-82-6117
Last Residence: 94706 Albany, Alameda, California, United States of America
Born: 18 Jul 1896
Died: Jan 1984
State (Year) SSN issued: California (1966 )

Source: Ancestry.com


1696. Mildred Decker

source: http://www.webroots.org


1417. Francis Jasper Decker

Information on children of Francis & Melba is from Pam Allred at: http://www.gencircles.com/users/carlson/2/data/443

Washington Death Index, 1940-1996 Record
about Francis J Decker
Name: Francis J Decker
Place of Death: Puyallup
Date of Death: 21 Feb 1975
Residence: Puyallup
Age: 74 years
Gender: M
Certificate: 006810

Source: Ancestry.com


Melba Harris

Washington Death Index, 1940-1996 Record
about Melba H Decker
Name: Melba H Decker
Place of Death: Seattle
Date of Death: 14 Feb 1990
Residence: Seattle
Age: 85 years
Gender: F
Certificate: 008186

Source: Ancestry.com

Social Security Death Index Record
about Melba H. Decker
Name: Melba H. Decker
Born: 1 Nov 1904
Died: Feb 1990
State (Year) SSN issued: Utah (Before 1951 )

Source: Ancestry.com


1701. Jack Harris Decker

source: http://www.webroots.org


Jean Ann Gipple

source: http://www.webroots.org

Gig Harbor, Washington: source: http://www.webroots.org


1703. Ada Jayne Decker

source: http://www.webroots.org

source: http://www.webroots.org


1420. Glenwood H Smith

Michigan Births, 1867-1902
http://pilot.familysearch.org
Return of Births from Lenawee County
To the Honorable Secretary of State of Michigan
Page 90

Record# 131
Date: May 2, 1878
Name: Smith Glenwood H
Male, White
Born: Adrian, Michigan
Father: William H Smith
Father Residence: Adrian, Mich
Father Birthplace: Michigan
Father Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Elizabeth J. Smith
Mother Residence: Adrian, Mich
Mother Birthplace: Michigan
Mother Occupation: (blank)
Date of Record: May 29, 1879

Birth information in 1900 census given as May 1878

1910 US Census, Michigan, Lenawee Co., Rome (ED # 79, pg 9B)
Enumerated 17 May, 1910

#231
Smith, Glenwood Head M W 31 M1 11 MI MI MI Farmer
----- Bernice Wife F W 29 M1 11 MI MI MI
----- Woodland S Son M W 9 S MI MI MI

Bernice listed as having 1 child, 1 now living (Woodland, listed)

Source: Heritage Quest original image

1920 US Census, Michigan, Lenawee Co., Adrian City (ED# 52, page 7A/104)
Enumerated 8 January 1920

#223
N. Mc Ru???
Smith, Glenwood Head M W 41 M MI MI MI Clerk, grocery
----- Bernice O? Wife F W 39 M MI MI MI
----- Woodland L Son M W 19 S MI MI MI

Source: Heritage Quest, original image

1930 US Census, Michigan, Lenawee Co., Adrian 4 Wd (ED #17, page 6B-7A)
(Enumerated 7 April 1930)

Page 6B
#206, Household #171
Smith, Glenn Head M W 51 M 21 MI MI MI Proprietor, Grocery store
Page 7A
#206 West Maple Avenue
Smith, Berniese Wife F W 49 M 19 MI MI MI None
----- Woodland Son M W 29 M 23 MI MI MI Salesman?, Grocery
----- Fern Dau-Law F W 22 M 16 MI MI WV Saleslady, Grocery
----- Elwood G-Son M W 4 S MI MI MI None
----- Elizabeth Mother F W 81 Wd MI NY NY None

Source: Heritage Quest original image

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee Co, Michigan
[personally visited October 11, 2009
Glen Smith, 1878 - 1958

Cemetery records indicate burial on Oct 15, 1958


Bernice O Lewis

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee Co, Michigan
[personally visited October 11, 2009
Bernice O Smith, 1880 - 1958

cemetery records indicate burial July 1, 1958 (name Lewis)


1431. Irene E Driscoll

Michigan Births, 1867-1902
http://pilot.familysearch.org
Return of Births in the County of Lenawee
To the Hon. Secretary of State of Michigan
Page 60

Record# 628
Date: Nov 3, 1886
Name: Driscoll, Irene
Female, White
Born: Rome
Father: Joseph Driscoll
Father Residence: Rome
Father Birthplace: Canada
Father Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Mary E. Driscoll
Mother Residence: Rome
Mother Birthplace: Michigan
Mother Occupation: (blank)
Date of Record: May 1, 1887

Mentioned as predeaceased (Oct 1971) her brother Fred Driscoll in his obituary.


Charles O Hardy

Age 41, birthplace Mich as listed on 1930 census. Backtracking through marriage record, Charles is listed with his family in 1900 census, age 11, born Nov. 1888 in Michigan

1930 US Census, Michigan, Ingham Co., Delhi (ED# 33-4, pg. 19B)
Enumerated 30 April 1930

Miller Road
Hardy, Charles O Head M W 41 M 27 MI MI MI Salesman, Insurance
----- Irene E Wife F W 43 M 29 MI Can MI
----- Laurence D Son M W 13 S MI MI MI

Source: Heritage Quest, original image


1432. Fred T Driscoll

Michigan Births, 1867-1902
http://pilot.familysearch.org
Return of Births in Lenawee County
To the Secretary of State of Michigan
Page 40

Record# 1985
Date: July 25, 1888
Name: Fred Driscoll
Male, White
Born: Rome
Father: Joseph Driscoll
Father Residence: Rome
Father Birthplace: Canada
Father Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Mary Driscoll
Mother Residence: Rome
Mother Birthplace: Mich
Mother Occupation: (blank)
Date of Record: July 1, 1889

1920 US Census, Michigan, Lenawee Co., Adrian Twp. (ED# 60 p. 2A)
enumerated 9 January 1920

Rome Townline Road
Driscoll Fred T Head M W 31 M MI Can MI Farmer, Dairy Farming
----- Leona A Wife F W 27 M OH OH OH
----- Norma L Daugh F W 1 10/12 S MI MI OH

Source: Heritage Quest, original image

1930 US Census, Michigan, Lenawee Co., Adrian City, Pct 4 (ED# 46-4, pg. 5A/38)
Enumerated 5 April 1930

118 East Maple Avenue
Driscoll, Fred Head M W 41 M 22 MI Can MI Service man, Garage
----- Leona A Wife F W 37 M 18 OH OH OH Saleslady, Dept. store
----- Norma L Daugh F W 12 S MI MI OH
----- Vance Ellis Son M W 2 S MI MI OH
Fouty, Ilene Sis-law F W 18 S MI OH OH

Source: Heritage Quest, original image

Adrian Daily Telegram, Friday, May 12, 1972 (page 3)

Fred Driscoll

Fred Driscoll, 83, of 118 East Maple Avenue, died unexpectedly Thursday afternoon at Bixby Hospital shortly after admittance. Mr. Driscoll was the owner and operator of the Driscoll Service Station at Wolf Creek Highway and U.S. 223.

He was born July 25?, 1888, in Adrian Township. He attended the Raisin Valley Seminary. Mr. Driscoll was married to the former Leona A Fouty on Oct. 1, 1910. She preceded him in death on Dec.. 20, 1953.

A member of the First Presbyterian Church, Mr. Driscoll was also a lifetime member of the Onsted Masonic Lodge, and a former member of the I.O.O.F.

He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Norma) Hawley of Adrian, a son, Vance Driscoll of Clinton; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Lynford (Ione) Miller and a brother, Clifford Driscoll, both of Adrian.

In Addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Hardy in October, 1971, and a brother, Dale, on Feb. 20, 1955.

Funeral Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Everiss Funeral Home, with the Reverend William Winch officiating. Burial will be in Lenawee HIlls Memorial Park


Leona A Fouty

Listed as born Ohio, age 27 in 1920 census (enumerated Jan)

Date of death given in husband's obituary.


1433. Clifford Kirk Driscoll

[My transcription of the record states 1967, headstone shows 1976, assuming I transposed the digits]

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee Co, Michigan
[personally visited October 11, 2009]
[Block #31]
Driscoll
Clifford K., 1892 - 1976
Louise H., 1893 - 1979


Louise H unkown

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee Co, Michigan
[personally visited October 11, 2009]
[Block #31]
Driscoll
Clifford K, 1892 - 1976
Louise H., 1893 - 1979

Cemetery record indicates date of burial


1434. Dale Ross Driscoll

1930 US Census, Michigan, Lenawee Co., Adrian, Pct 4 (ED# 46-4, pg. 1B)
Enumerated 2 April 1930

516 North Main Street
Driscoll, Dale Head M W 35 M 24 MI MI MI Salesman, Standard Oil
----- Isabell Wife F W 34 M 22 MI MI MI none

Source: Heritage Quest original image

Adrian Daily Telegram, February 21, 1955 (Page 1)

Dale R. Driscoll Dies at Hospital

Standard Oil Representative was Native of Adrian

Dale Ross Driscoll of 2732 Bent Oak Road, well-known business man in Adrian for many years, died Sunday afternoon at 3:45 o'clock in Bixby hospital where he had been a surgical patient since Feb. 2. He was 60 years old.

Mr. Driscoll was born in Adrian townwship Oct. 1, 1894, the son of the late Joseph and Mary E Driscoll. After his graduation from Onsted high school in 1911, he engaged in farming until 1914 when he went to Detroit for a time. He later returned to Adrian and after farming a short time entered the army serving in World War I with the First Division when it was sent to Europe.

[photo included]

He began working with the Standard Oil Company in 1919 and continued in different capacities with the company for 32 years. He retired in 1951 because of his health, having a severe heart attach in 1950. His long faithful service with the company was recognized with an appreciation banquet on his retirement. The last few years he has been in the insurance business.

With Mrs. Driscoll, the former Isabel L. Myers whom he married Nov. 29, 1919, Mr. Driscoll trveled extensively in the United States. He was a member of the First Presbyterian church. He was a member of the Eagles lodge, the Elks, and Masons.

Surviving are his widow, Isabel; two brothers, Clifford Driscoll and Fred T. Driscoll of Adrian; two sisters, Mrs. Lynford (Ione E.) Miller and Mrs. Irene C. hardy of East Lansing.

The funeral will be Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock in the Everiss Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert L. McCachran will officiate and the burial will be in Oakwood cemetery.

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee Co, Michigan
[personally visited October 11, 2009]
[Block #31]
Driscoll
Dale R, 1894-1955
Isabel, 1895-1973
Helen, 1923

Obituary indicated funeral on Wednesday after Feb 21, 1955


Isabel L Myers

Year given on headstone

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee Co, Michigan
[personally visited October 11, 2009]
[Block #31]
Driscoll
Dale R, 1894-1955
Isabel, 1895-1973
Helen, 1923

Record indicates burial 18 Jan 1973


1711. Helen Driscoll

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee Co, Michigan
[personally visited October 11, 2009]
[Block #31]
Driscoll
Dale R, 1894-1955
Isabel, 1895-1973
Helen, 1923


1436. Leon Adrian Decker

SSDI:
Name: Leon Decker
Birth: 8 Dec 1903
Death: Oct 1981
Last Residence: 60618 (Chicago, Cook Co., IL)
Last Benefit: 61618 (Chicago, Cook Co., IL)
Issued: Illinois

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee Co, Michigan
[personally visited October 11, 2009]
[Block #23]
Leon Adrian Decker
1903 - 1981


Audrey Beryl Crawford

SSDI:

Name: Audrey C. Decker
Birth: 14 Feb 1903
Death: Jun 1989
Last Residence: 60618 (Chicago, Cook Co., IL)
Last Benefit: 60618 (Chicago, Cook Co., IL)
Issued: Illinois

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Lenawee Co, Michigan
[personally visited October 11, 2009]
[Block #23]
Audrey C. Decker
1903 - 1989


1441. James Herbert Converse

12127 61st Ave. SW
Motley, MN 56466-2179

Name: James H. Converse
Last Residence: 56466 Motley, Morrison, Minnesota, United States of America
Born: 8 Aug 1900
Last Benefit: 56466 Motley, Morrison, Minnesota, United States of America
Died: 1 Dec 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: Minnesota (Before 1951 )

Source: SSDI on Ancestry.com

Obituary:
Initial Post:

Web posted Tuesday, December 26, 2000

James H. Converse

MOTLEY -- James H. Converse, 100, Motley, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2000, at Greater Staples Care Center.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Motley United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Hager officiating.

Arrangements are with Brenny Funeral Home, Staples.

Source: brainerddispatch.com

Web posted Thursday, December 28, 2000


James H. Converse


MOTLEY -- James H. Converse, 100, Motley, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000, at the Greater Staples Care Center.

He was born Aug. 8, 1900, to Herbert and Etta (Hall) Converse, at their home northeast of Motley. He went to country school and left after the eighth grade to help at home with the farming. At 18, he left home to work on his cousin's farm in southern Minnesota. He also did farm work in Wisconsin and then returned to help his mother farm at Motley. He married Hazel Durst in Rock Island, Ill., and returned to live and farm at George Hall's and his mother's farm. In 1935, he and his wife purchased the farm where they lived for almost 66 years. He raised dairy and beef cattle. After his wife died in 1997, he lived with a daughter and son-in-law in Texas and in Motley until January 1999 when he entered the Staples Care Center.

Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Colvin, Rockport, Texas; five grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two great great grandsons; two brothers, Ernest Converse, Motley, and Albert Converse, Brainerd.

Six sisters and one brother died earlier.

Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Motley United Methodist Church with the Rev. Larry Hager officiating.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Brenny Funeral Home in Staples. Burial will be at a later date.

Source: http://www.brainerddispatch.com/stories/122800/obi_1228000009.shtml


Hazel M Durst

See SSDI & Minnesota Death Index info.

Hazel M. Converse
Last Res: 56466 Motley, Morrison, Minnesota
Born: 2 Aug 1907
Died: 28 Jul 1997
State Issued: Minnesota (1959-1960)

Source: SSDI on Ancestry.com


Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002 on Ancstry.com
Hazel Converse
Birth Date: 2 Aug 1907 (Riverside, Iowa)
Death Date: 28 Jul 1997
Death County: Wadena
Death City: Staples
Mother's Maiden Name: Kallaus
State File #: 1997-MN-021842


1446. Clarence M Howard

Possibly two children (twins?), both born 1912, Caspean & Aloisous

Source: http://www.juliedresser.com/howard/PS17/PS17_420.HTM

1920 US Census, Minnesota, Olmstead Co., Rochester Twp (ED#118 pg. 10A)
Rochester State Hospital
(enumerated 13 January 1920)

Howard, Clarence M Patient M W 25 S MN NY NY
Can Read & Write

Source: Ancestry.com original image.


1715. Ospeon Howard

Description: Divorce papers of parents said that he had died before 1917.