Descendants of Jan Broersen Decker

Notes


1448. John Foster Howard

Social Security Death Index Record
about John Howard
Name: John Howard
Last Residence: 49022 Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States of America
Born: 20 Jun 1887
Died: Nov 1969
State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (1954-1955 )

Source: Ancestry.com


1716. John Foster Howard Jr.

Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996 Record
about John Jr. Howard
Name: John Jr. Howard
Birth Date: 03 November 1922
Death Date: 04 March 1995
Gender: Male
Residence: Benton, Berrien, Michigan
Place of Death: St Joseph, Berrien, Michigan

Source: Ancestry.com

Social Security Death Index Record
about John Howard
Name: John Howard
Last Residence: 49022 Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States of America
Born: 3 Nov 1922
Died: 4 Mar 1995
State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951 )

Source: Ancestry.com


1452. Albert Wesley Howard

1930 U.S. Census, Michigan, Berrien Co., Sodus Twp (ED #56 14B)
(enumerated April 1930)

Howard, Albert Head W M 27 M 25 Minn Minn NY ??man, Foundry
----- Erma Wife W F 18 M 17 Ind. Ind. Ind.
----- Glenn Son W M 9/12 S Mich Minn Ind

Source: Ancestry.com original image

Social Security Death Index Record
about Albert Howard
Name: Albert Howard
Last Residence: 49022 Benton Harbor, Berrien, Michigan, United States of America
Born: 15 Jul 1902
Died: Oct 1967
State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951 )

Source: SSDI on Ancestry.com


John A Furman

1892 New York State Census, Niagara Co., Town of Wilson (ED#1, page 5)
Enumerated 16 February 1892

John Furman M, 28, USA, Sailor
Abbie L. Furman F, 20, USA

Listed immediately after Abbie's parents.

Source: search.labs.familysearch.org original image.

1900 US Census, New York, Niagara Co., Lockport (ED# 52, p. 6A/95)
(enumerated 4-5 June, 1900)

Furman, John A Head W M May 1867 33 M 8 Michigan New York Canada Carpenter
Furman Abbie L Wife W F Oct 1872 27 M 8 New York New York New York
----- John E Son W M Sep 1892 7 S New York Michigan New York
----- Helen A Daugh W F Aug 1895 4 S New York Michigan New York
----- Frederick A Son W M Sep 1898 1 S New York Michigan New York
Moore, Elizabeth C Mother W F Mar 1834 66 Wd Canada Penns. Penns.

Abbie: 4 children, 3 now living
Elizabeth: 3 children, 3 now living

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1910 US Census, Erie Co., Buffalo (18th Ward, ED# 177, pg. 20A)
(enumerated 20 April 1910)

Furman, John A Head M W 43 M1 19 Michigan Michigan Michigan Carpenter, House
----- Abbie L Wife F W 38 M1 19 NY NY NY Buttonholer?, Shirt Factory
----- Helen A Daugh F W 15 S NY Mich NY
----- Katharine H Daugh F W 9 S NY Mich NY
----- Bartley H Son M W 7 S NY Mich NY
----- Elva E Daugh F W 4 S NY Mich NY

Source: Ancestry.com original image.


1725. Murtle Furman

Murtle Furman
died age of 1 year
buried October 11, 1892

Greenwood Cemetery caretaker's records (Source: Sharon Poole Sherrick)


1726. John Edward Furman

1930 US Census, New York, Orleans Co., Shelby (ED# 37-29, p. 5B)
(enumerated 10 April 1930)

Furman, John E. Head M W 37 M 25 NY MI NY
----- Margurite Wife F W 37 M 25 NY PA NY
McGraw Julia MothLaw F W 60 Wd 17 NY Ireland Ireland

Living on State Rd. Second number is age at first marriage.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

JOHN FURMAN
born 08 Sep 1892
died Dec 1983
Last Residence14103 (Medina, Orleans, NY)
Issued New York

Source: SSDI


1728. Frederick A Furman

Frederick Furman
died age of 6 years
buried April 27, 1905

Greenwood Cemetery caretaker's records (Source: Sharon Poole Sherrick)


1729. Katherine H Furman

Katherine and Elva living with Frank Ridell family in Town of Niagara, Niagara Co., NY in 1920 Census:

Furman, Catherine, Roomer, F W 19 S
----- Elva Roomer, F W 14 S

both born NY, father born Mich., mother born NY

Source: Ancestry.com original image.


1730. Bartley H Furman

Living with sister & husband in 1920 & 1930 in Niagara Co., according to census information.

Married in 1930 census.

BARTLEY FURMAN
born 27 Jul 1903
died Mar 1983
last residence 14304 (Niagara Falls, Niagara, NY)
Issued New York

Source: SSDI


Velma K ??

SSDI Lists:

VELMA C FURMAN
born 04 Dec 1905
died 20 Sep 1988
Issued New York


1731. Elva E Furman

Katherine and Elva living with Frank Ridell family in Town of Niagara, Niagara Co., NY in 1920 Census:

Furman, Catherine, Roomer, F W 19 S
----- Elva Roomer, F W 14 S

both born NY, father born Mich., mother born NY

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

ELVA VITULLO
born 20 Dec 1905
died Feb 1979
last residence 14072 (Grand Island, Erie, NY)
Issued New York

Source: SSDI


Joseph Vitullo

JOSEPH VITULLO
born 20 Mar 1900
died Mar 1983
last residence 14072 (Grand Island, Erie, NY)
Issued New York

Residence matches that of wife, ensuring correct Joseph.

Source: SSDI


Frank L Haley

1900 US Census, New York, Steuben Co., Avoca Twp. (ED# 57, p. 5A/32)
(enumerated 7 June 1900)

Haley, Frank Head W M May 1876 24 M 3 NY Ireland Ireland Broommaker
----- Myra Wife W F July 1876 23 M 3 1 1 NY NY NY
----- Leo Son W M July 1899 10/12 S NY NY NY
Bunkey Catherine Boarder W F May 1892 18 S NY NY NY Broommaker

Source: Ancestry.com original image

1910 US Census, New York, Steuben Co., Avoca Twp. (ED#93 p. 5A)
(enumerated 15 April 1910)

Haley, Frank L Head M W 33 M1 12 NY Ireland Ireland
----- Myra E Wife F W 33 M1 12 4 4 NY NY NY
----- Leo Son M W 10 S NY NY NY
----- Grace M Daugh F W 7 S NY NY NY
----- Ruby R Daugh F W 5 S NY NY NY
----- Donald S? Son M W 1 S NY NY NY
Note: Very faint in places, Donald's info is difficult to read.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1920 US Census, New York, Steuben Co., Avoca Twp. (ED# 77 p. 1A)
(enumerated 2 January 1920)

Alexander St.

Haley, Frank L Head M W 43 M NY (parents born Ireland) Foreman, Broom Factory
----- Myra E. Wife F W 43 M NY NY NY
----- Grace M. Daugh F W 17 S NY NY NY
----- Ruby R. Daugh F W 15 S NY NY NY
----- Donald E Son M W 10 S NY NY NY

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1930 US Census, New York, Steuben Co., Avoca Twp. (ED# 51-3, p. 2B)
(enumerated 3 April 1930)

Charlesworth Ave.

Haley, Frank L Head M W 52 M 21 NY Ireland Ireland Broommaker, Broom Factory
----- Myra E. Wife F W 53 M 22 NY NY NY

Source: Ancestry.com original image


1732. Fredrick Leo Haley

Source: 1900 Census and 1918 Draft Registration


1734. Ruby R. Haley

Possible connection for follow-up:

1930 United States Federal Census Record
about Ruby Haley
Name: Ruby Haley
Age: 25
Estimated birth year: abt 1905
Birthplace: New York
Relation to head-of-house: Servant
Race: White
Home in 1930: Rochester, Monroe, New York

Source: Ancestry.com


1735. Donald E Haley

Note: only match in SSDI for Donald Haley born 1908-1909 (Age of 1 in April 1910 Census suggests birth at this time)

Social Security Death Index Record
about Donald Haley
Name: Donald Haley
SSN: 121-10-7721
Last Residence: 14840 Hammondsport, Steuben, New York, United States of America
Born: 16 Feb 1909
Last Benefit: 14840 Hammondsport, Steuben, New York, United States of America
Died: Jul 1982
State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951 )

Source: SSDI on Ancestry.com


1459. Elva Lucina Ward

1910 US Census, New York, Niagara Co., Lockport (ED# 88, p. 6A/240)
(enumerated 19 April 1910)

108 Spalding St
VanClive Frankes Head M W 31 W 3 2 NY NY NY Laundries, at home
----- Hazel Daugh F W 9 S NY NY NY
----- Beatris Daugh F W 6 S NY NY NY

Confusing entry. Is this Elva or Melanthon? Listed as male, but listed as Mother of 3 children, 2 now living. Occupation matches that of Elva in 1920 census. Information on daughters is correct. Elva later remarries Arthur Hillyard, so it would suggest she would be the widow in 1910. All information is clear & entered as listed.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.


Melanthon Ort Van Cleve

1900 US Census, New York, Niagara Co., Lockport (ED# 61, p. 6A-B)
(enumerated 7 June 1900)

287 Walnut St
Van Cleve Mort?? Head W M Jul? 1877 23 M 1 NY NY NY Teamster
----- Elva L Wife W F Oct 1878 23 M 1 NY NY NY
----- Elwood Son W M Dec 1898 1 S NY NY NY

Elva listed as having 1 child, 1 now living (Elwood)

(Indexed under the name Wan, since it appears that Cleve could be the first name)

Source: Ancestry.com orginal image

New York State Archives
Index to Public Health Records
Vitals beginning about 1881

Van Cleve, M Ort
1906, 7 May, Lockport
Death 19509


1736. Elwood Van Cleve

Died at age 4 of scarlet fever.


Arthur Hillyard

1920 US Census, New York, Niagara Co., Lockport (ED#86, p. 11B)
(enumerated 12 & 13 January, 1920)

Hillyard, Arthur Head M W 38 M NY England NY Laborer, Auto Radiator Co
----- Elva Wife F W 41 M NY NY NY
----- James Son M W 4 1/12 S NY NY NY
----- Charles Son M W 11/12? S NY NY NY
----- James Father M W 67 Wd Engl England England
Van Cleve, Hazel Step Daugh F W 18 S NY NY NY Weaver, Textile Co
----- Beatrice Step Daugh F W 16 S NY NY NY Work woman, Textile Co

James Hillyard immigrated 1870, Naturalized 1873

Source: Ancestry.com orginal image

1930 US Census, New York, Niagara Co., Lockport (ED# 32-25 p. 5A-B/21)
(enumerated 5-9 April 1930)

226 Caledonia St
Hillyard, Arthur A Head M W 48 M 32 New York England Penns. Laborer, general
----- Elva L Wife F W 51 M 35 NY NY NY Washerwoman?, at home
----- Charles A Son M W 11 S NY NY NY
----- Chester Son M W 8 S NY NY NY
(top of next page)
Hillyard A Norman Son M W 4 S NY NY NY

Source: Ancestry.com original image.


1742. Arnott Normand Hillyard

Career in Navy, married several times

Source: Florida Death Index record.

Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 Record
about Arnott Norman Hillyard
Name: Arnott Norman Hillyard
Death Date: 2 Sep 1990
County of Death: Pinellas
State of Death: Florida
Age at Death: 64
Race: White
Birth Date: 7 Mar 1926

Source: Ancestry.com


1460. James Leslie Ward

1900 US Census, New York, Orleans Co., Town of Ridgeway (ED# 109? pg. 8A/214)
(enumerated 19 June 1900)

Ward, Leslie Servant W M Jan 1800 20 S NY NY NY At School

Enumerated with Caufield family.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1910 US Census, New York, Orleans Co., Ridgeway Twp (ED# 163 p. 266)
(enumerated 11 May 1910)

Ridge Rd.
Ward, Leslie Head M W 29 M1 7 NY NY NY Farm Laborer
----- Mabel Wife F W 24? M1 7 NY England NY
----- Mildred Daugh F W 6 S NY NY NY

Mabel listed as having 1 child, 1 now living (Mildred)

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1930 US Census, New York, Niagara Co., Lockport (ED# 32-24 p. 10A/10)
(enumerated 10 April 1930)

Grand St.
Ward James F? Head M W 49 M 22 NY NY NY Printer, printing co.
----- Mabel N Wife F W 44 M 17 NY ENG NY

James is indexed with middle initial F, but does not match other Fs on the page.
Mabel is indexed with middle initial W, but more closely appears to be an N.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.


1743. Mildred Ward

MILDRED COLE
born 24 Mar 1904
died Jul 1984
last residence 14094 (Lockport, Niagara, NY)
Issued New York

Matched with husband.
Source: SSDI


Floyd Cole

FLOYD COLE
born 01 Dec 1887
died Feb 1974
last residence 14094 (Lockport, Niagara, NY)
Issued New York

Matched with wife
Source: SSDI


1463. Clara Bell Ward

Clara's children determined from 1910, 1920, and 1930 census information, with no information on them since 1930.

1900 US Census, New York, Orleans Co., Ridgeway Twp., Medina (ED#107 pg. 4B)
(enumerated 8 June 1900)

Enumerated with William Lobett family:

Lobbett William Head W M Jun 1852 48 M 24 Eng. Eng. Eng. Farmhand Imm. 1860
----- Rosa Wife W F Apr 1855 45 M 24 NY NY NY
Ward, Clara W F Apr 1888 12 S NY NY NY At School
Steffey? Fred Servant W M Apr 1889 11 S NY Germ. Germ. Farm Laborer

Note: Father Abiram Laverne Ward enumerated with Charles Fisher family on same page.

Source: Ancestry.com original image


Mark Ephraim Tucker

1910 US Census, New York, Niagara Co., Newfane (ED# 93, p. 14B)
(enumerated 3 May 1910)

Tucker, Mark E. Head M W 28 M1 4 NY NY NY Salesman, General Store
----- Clara B Wife F W 22 M1 4 NY NY NY Dressmaker, at home
----- William H Son M W 2 S NY NY NY

Source: Ancestry.com original image

1920 US Census, New York, Niagara Co., La Salle (ED# 132, p. 7B)
(enumerated 12 Jan. 1920)

Tucker, Marc? Head M W 38 M NY NY NY Moulder, Factory
----- Clara Wife F W 32 M NY NY NY
----- William Son M W 12 S NY NY NY
----- Francis Son M W 9 S NY NY NY
----- Florence Daugh F W 8 S NY NY NY
----- Rose Daugh F W 1 8/12 S NY NY NY

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1930 US Census, New York, Orleans Co., Shelby Twp. (ED# 37-29 p. 5B)
(enumerated 10 April 1930)

Note: Clara Ward was listed with Lobbertt family in 1900 census.

State St (listed on same page as John E. Furman)
Lobbett Rosa Head F W 74 Wd 22 NY NY NY None
Tucker Mark Son-in-law M W 48 M 24 NY NY NY Laborer, Farm
----- Clara Daughter F W 42 M 18 NY NY NY Prac. Nurse
----- Florence Granddaughter F W 18 S NY NY NY
----- Rose Granddaughter F W 11 S NY NY NY
----- Harriet Granddaughter F W 8 S NY NY NY
----- Walter Grandson M W 7 S NY NY NY
----- Ray Grandson M W 3 4/12 S NY NY NY
Peltz Louis None M W 27 S PA PA PA Carpenter

Source: Ancestry.com original image


1465. Elizabeth Loraine Ward

Note: Information on the family of Elizabeth L. Ward was received (December 2009) from Karleen (Stacey) Gnatowsky (granddaughter)


Arthur Leslie Stacey

Was 30 at time of 1920 Census, enumerated 12 Jan 1920

New York State Archives
Index to Public Health Records
Vitals beginning about 1881

M. (Male) Stacey (Arthur?)
1890, 2 Aug, Henderson
Birth 28385

1920 US Census, NY, Madison Co., Eaton (ED#106 p3B)
Enumerated 12 Jan 1920

Main St.
82 84 Stacey Arthur S Head M 30 M NY NY NY Laborer Farm
------ Elizabeth L Wife F 24 M NY NY NY
------ Carl L Son M 1 11/12 S NY NY NY

Source: Ancestry.com (from original)

1930 US Census, NY, Onondaga Co., Onondaga (ED# 169 p7A)
Enumerated 7 April 1930

Meredith Ave.
132 142 Stacy, Arthur Head O 2000 R No M W 40 M 25 NY NY NY Foreman, Coal Yard (Not Veteran)
---- Elizabeth Wife-H F W 35 M 19 NY NY NY Laundress, At Home
---- Carl Son M W 12 S NY NY NY
---- Elton Son M W 9 S NY NY NY

Source: Ancestry.com (original image)


1468. Ernest Wesley Decker

Midland Daily News, 10-11-1960:
Midland County chalked up its seventh traffic fatality of the year in the death Monday of Ernest Wesley Decker, 51, of Averill.
He was killed in a head-on collision of his car and a station wagon on US-10 near Averill, shorly before 6 p.m. Monday, according to the sherriff's department. Coroner A. H. Bradley said that Mr. Decker died at the scene of a skull fracture.

(continues)
A painter by trade, Mr. Decker was emplyed by the Dow Chemical Company 32 years. he was a crew leader in the Dow paint shop at the time of his death.


1469. Harold Clair Decker

1930 US Census, Michigan, Midland Co., Midland (ED 56-13, p24B)
Enumerated 22 April, 1930

Decker, Harold C Head M W 28 M 19 MI NY MI Shipping Clerk
----- Bernice M Wife F W 27 M 18 MI MI MI
----- Gerald L Son M W 8 S MI MI MI
----- Arnold W Son M W 7 S MI MI MI
----- Evelynn D Daugh F W 5 S MI MI MI
----- Burton C Son M W 1 6/12 S MI MI MI

Source: US Census Microfilm


Bernice Mae Brady

Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996 Record
about Bernice M DECKER
Name: Bernice M DECKER
Birth Date: 28 October 02
Death Date: 05 November 83
Gender: Female
Residence: Midland, Midland, Michigan
Place of Death: Midland, Midland, Michigan

Source: Ancestry.com


Ruth C Empey

According to marriage information, maiden name was Koblbeck?

Spent most of her life in Midland, Michigan

Marriage license indicates she was born in Midland Co., Mich


1475. Foster C. Decker

Birth year as listed on headstone.


New York State Archives
Index to Public Health Records
Vitals beginning about 1881

M. (Male) Decker (Foster written in)
1902, 23 May, Ravena
Birth 19298

Obituary of wife Calista mentions his death as being in 1952. Also mentioned as late brother in Huyler Decker's 1960 obituary.

Buried in Westerlo cemetery.


New York State Archives
Index to Public Health Records
Vitals beginning about 1881

Decker, Foster
Westerlo, Age 50, Cause 420, Date 9/10/1952
Death 53672

Westerlo Rural Cemetery

Headstone:

Foster Decker 1902 - 1952
Calista D. Gifford, his wife 1904-2000

(personally visited & photographed 10-9-05 by Lonnie Decker)


Calista G Gifford

from obituary & SSDI

Calista G. Peck Decker

WESTERLO - Mrs. Calista G. Decker, 95, long-time Hiawatha Grange member died on July 27, 2000, at Good Samaritan Lutheran HCC in Delmar.
Mrs. Decker was born in Rennsselaerville on November 1, 1904. She was the daughter of the late Frederick and Florence (Peck) Gifford.
She was a former bookkeeper for Clifford B. Hannay and Son inc. (sic) in Westerlo, and retired in 1974.
Mrs. Decker was a member of Westerlo Reformed Church and the Hiawatha Grange. "She was a long-time and officer," said Frances Swart of the Hiawatha Grange.
Her husband, Foster Decker died in 1952.
She is survived by a son, James Decker, of Potomac, Md; two grandsons, John S. Decker, of Arlington Va and David F. Decker, of Potomac Md; and a sister, Pearl Kipp, of Binghamton, N.Y.
Funeral services were held at the Westerlo Reformed Church, with burial in the Westerlo Rural Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Cunningham Funeral Home in Greenville.

Source: Bernehistory.org,
original post at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~helderbergtallmans/

Source: SSDI on Ancestry.com:

Calista Decker
Last Residence: 12054 Delmar, Albany, New York, United States of America
Born: 1 Nov 1904
Died: 27 Jul 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951 )

Westerlo Rural Cemetery

Headstone:

Foster Decker 1902 - 1952
Calista D. Gifford, his wife 1904-2000

(personally visited & photographed 10-9-05 by Lonnie Decker)