Descendants of Jan Broersen Decker

Notes


1476. Earl Walter Decker

Book 2, page 118
#1922 (written over crossed out 1757 - a duplicate number)
Earel W Decker, born Adams Twp, male, born 21 Feb 1896
Father: Arthur W Decker, born New York, occupation farmer
Mother: [blank], born Michigan,
Residence: Adams Twp.
Recorded 15 May 1897

Source: Arenac County, Michigan, original records [9-4-2007]

1930 Fed Census, Olympia, Thurston Co., Washington (3rd ward, ED 34-24, p. 10B-11A/140)
(enumerated 9 July?? 1930 - month not listed)

Decker, Earl Head 34 M Mar (@23) MI NY NY; Barber, Shop
---------- Ruth Wife 32 F Mar (@20) MN Penn U.S.
p. 11
Decker, Josephine Daugh 10 F Sing Wash MI MN
----- June Daugh 5 F Sing S. Dak MI MN
----- Earl Son 2 M Sing Wash MI MN
----- Howard Son 1 M Sing Wash MI MN
(Howard listed ast 1 2/12 with the 2/12 crossed out, although still indexed this way)

Rent 17.50

Source: Ancestry.com original image

Last living Grand Junction, Mesa, CO

Earl Decker
Last Residence: 81501 Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States of America
Born: 21 Feb 1896
Died: Jun 1967
State (Year) SSN issued: Washington (Before 1951 )

Source: SSDI on Ancestry.com


Ruth Showalter

Age 32 in 1930 census

Washington Death Index, 1940-1996 on Ancestry.com

Ruth C. Decker
Date of Death: 23 July 1978
Place of Death: Vancouver
Age: 80
Est Birth Year: abt 1898
Residence: Vancouver
Gender: Female
Certificate; 015231


1484. Foster Jay Converse

Who is George Spicer listed as a son in his obituary?

Age listed as 7/12 in 1900 census, enumerated 11 June 1900. Given as Oct 17, 1899 in SSDI.

1925 NY State Census, Jefferson Co., Ellisburg
ED# 4, page 10, June 1, 1925

Pierrepont Manor
Converse, Foster J head W M 20 Laborer
Converse, Keitha G wife W F 21 Housework
Converse, Herbert J son W M 2
Converse, Stanley M son W M 1
Converse, Mason E son W M 190 days

Keitha listed as born in Canada, naturalized in Pierrepont Manor, 1921

Source: Census records, Jefferson County Building, Watertown, NY

1930 US Census, Onondaga Co., Syracuse (Dist 7) (P 111/17A)
Enumerated 15 April, 1930

Converse, Foster Head Rent 24 M W 30 M 22 NY NY NY Truck Driver/Coal Yard
-----, Keitha? Wife F W 28 M 20 Canada Canada Canada Servant
-----, Herbert Son M W 7 S NY NY Canada
-----, Stanley Son M W 6 S NY NY Canada
-----, Mason Son M W 5 S NY NY Canada

Source: Ancestry.com original image
(Only Foster Converse in index for all of US in 1930.)

Foster Converse
Last Residence: New York
Born: 17 Oct 1899
Died: Jan 1964
State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951 )

Source: SSDI on Ancestry.com

Obituary: 1/15/1964 [Wednesday]
F.J. Converse Dies, Aged 74

Foster J. Converse, 74, of 418 Seymour street, Syracuse, a native of Ellisburg, died Tuesday in the Veterans Administration hospital, Syracuse after a long illness.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Greenleaf funeral home, 503 West Onondaga Street, Syracuse, with Rev. James M. Jeffers officiating. Burial will be in Morningside cemetery, Syracuse.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

Surviving are three sons: Mason E., Liverpool; Stanley M., Miami, Fla., and George Spicer, West Hollywood, Fla.; four brothers Silas, Mapleview; Herbert M., 813 Academy street; Elwin, Walla Walla, Wash., and William; two sisters, Mrs. Floyd E. (Sadie) Hosner, 620 Addison street, and Mrs. Charles (Mary) Zufelt, 140 High street; and five grandchildren.

Mr. Converse was born in Ellisburg, a son of Ray and Jennie Converse. While serving in the 63rd Infantry, stationed at Madison Barrackes, he married Miss Keitha Wiltsie of Watertown, in Pierrepont Manor, on April 30, 1921.

In 1943, Mr. Converse received an honorable discharge, because of age, from the army. He had volunteered in World War II and reached the rank of private first class.

A resident of Syracuse 35 years, Mr. Converse was formerly employed as a truck driver for Palmisano Furniture Movers, Syracuse.

[Source: Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library, Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York - Converse index file, newspaper clipping.]

Morningside cemetery listed as burial in obituary, with funeral on Thursday (obituary Wednesday, 1/15/1964)

http://nortonresearch.com
Oakwood/Morningside Cemetery Listing
Accessed 7/17/2008

Converse, Foster J
Section P, Lot 57
1964, Burial 10568


1770. Jay Herbert Converse

Not listed in father's obituary in 1964.
Burial information for Jay Herbert Converse indicates burial next to Foster J. Converse.
Previously had this son's name as Herbert based on listing in 1930 census with his father, but burial information implies his name was Jay Herbert Converse.

http://nortonresearch.com
Oakwood/Morningside Cemetery Listing
Accessed 7/17/2008

Converse, Jay Herbert
Section P, Lot 58
1959
Burial Number 9688


1493. Helen M Deitz

Spelling change according to source (Turner)

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

Deitz, Helen
1904, 1 Oct, Schoharie
Birth 40039
(Entry crossed out in index, then added again)

Source: Joyce B.


Maynard West Sullivan

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


M. (Male) Sullivan [M. W., husband of Helen Deitz?]
1902, 13 Nov, Middleburg
Birth 44327

[Match made on date that I previously had (undocumented)]

1930 US Census, New York, Schoharie Co., Middleburgh Village (ED#48-14, p. 4B)
(enumerated 8 April, 1930)

111 Main St.
Sullivan, Maynard W Head M W 27 M 24 NY NY NY Retail Merchant - Hardware Store
----- Helen M Wife F W 25 M 22 NY NY NY Teacher - Public School

Other notes: Home is owned (value $5000), Radio owned, does not live on farm.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.


1501. Harold J. Decker

Birthdate is listed as Jan 1896 in 1900 census.


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

Decker, Harold J
1896, 11 Jan, Adams
Birth 1492

1920 US Census, Colorado, Denver Co., Denver (ED# 244K, p. 3A)
(enumerated 3 Jan 1920)

1357 Garfield St.
Decker, Harold J Head M W 24 M NY NY WI Manager, Oil Co.
----- Edith M Wife F W 27 M CO PA IN
----- Marjory S. Daugh F W 1 11/12 S CO NY CO
----- Isaac W GFather M W 81 W NY NY NY

Note: Isaac is indexed as Isaac Jr, but shows as Isaac W (sloppy) on actual census. Marjory is indexed as Marjory J, but appears middle initial is S.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1930 US Census, Colorado, Larimer Co., North Fossil Creek (ED# 35-37 p. 9B)
(Enumerated 21 April 1930)

Decker, Harold J Head M W 34 M 21 NY NY WI Proprietor, Poultry Farm
----- Edith Wife F W 36 M 23 CO PA IN
----- Marjory Daugh F W 12 S CO NY CO
----- Robert Son M W 10 S CO NY CO

Source: Ancestry.com original image


1508. Rose May Harden

See death information from SSDI

Social Security Death Index Record
about Rosa Skochpol
Name: Rosa Skochpol
Last Residence: Montana
Born: 17 Jul 1891
Died: Feb 1964
State (Year) SSN issued: Montana (Before 1951 )

Source: Ancestry.com

Montana Death Index, 1907-2002 Record
about Rosa H Skochpol
Name: Rosa H Skochpol
Age: 72
Estimated Birth Year: 1892
Death Date: 29 Feb 1964
Death County: Cascade
Residence County: Cascade
Marital Status: Widowed
Index Number: 598

Source: Montana State Genealogical Society on Ancestry.com


Last Name, First Name, Middle - Death Date - File#, County
SKOCHPOL, ROSA, H - 2/29/1964 - 598 - 7

Source: Montana State Death Index 1960-1969 at http://www.rootsweb.com/~mtlcgs/mtmsgs/mtdeath60S.htm

Obituary:

Rosa Skochpol of Denton Dies

Mrs. Rosa Skochpol, 72, died in Great Falls at a rest home last Saturday. She was born July 17, 1891, at Carbon, Iowa. In the spring of 1916 she and her first husband, Floyd Houck, came to Montana and lived 2miles south of Den-ton until his death. She married the late Frank Skochpol January 1, 1924, and they resided on the ranch until his death in 1955. She died on 29 February 1964 in Cascade Co., Montana, at age 72, and was buried in March 1964 in Hillcrest Cemetery, Denton, Montana.

Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Dory (Dorris) Melton, Denton, and Mrs. James (MarJean) Dees, Fullerton, Calif.; seven grandchildren; a brother, Elmo Malaguerra of Melville, Sask., Canada, and three sisters, Mrs. Ruby Hill, Escon-dido, Calif., Mrs. Oso McDonald of Yorkton, Sask., Canada, and Mrs. Edith Hall of Corning, Iowa.

Rosa Skochpol obituary, Lewistown Daily News, 3 March 1964

Source: Virginia Hunt on Ancestry.com message boards.


Floyd F. Houck

See record for burial notice

1910 US Census, Nebraska, Buffalo Co., Kearney 4wd (ED# 48, p 10B)
(enumerated 27 Apr 1910)

Houch, Floyd F Head M W 20 M1 1yr IA IA IA Farmer, farming
----- Rosa Wife F W 18 M1 1yr IA IA NY
Bunking, Lawrence HiredMan? M W 20 S IA US US Laborer, farm

Source: Ancestry.com original image

See record for burial information.

Iowa Cemetery Records Record
about Floyd F. Houck
Name: Floyd F. Houck
Death Date: 19 Dec 1916
Page #: 156
Birth Date: 15 Jun 1890
Cemetery: Oakland
Town: Corning, Quincy
Level Info: Burial Records Adams County, Ia.


Source: Ancestry.com


Dory A Melton

Listed as 17, born Montana in 1930 US Census, with parents. See SSDI under death information.

Listed with parents in Montana:

U.S. Census > 1930 United States Federal Census > Montana > Fergus > School District 30 >
(enumerated 9 April 1930, ED# 14-26, p. 1A/104)

Father: Mark W. Melton, 46, born England
Mother: S? Esther Melton, 39, born Missouri

Dory A, Son, M W 17 Single, born Montana

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002 Record
about Dory Melton
Name: Dory Melton
Address: 201 Quartzite Rd
City: Lewistown
State: Montana
Zip Code: 59457-3239
Phone Number: 406-538-5095
Residence Years: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998

Source: Ancestry.com

Montana Death Index, 1907-2002 Record
about Dory A Melton
Name: Dory A Melton
Age: 83
Estimated Birth Year: 1913
Death Date: 3 Feb 1996
Death County: Fergus
Residence County: Fergus
Marital Status: Married Or Separated
Index Number: 803

Source: Montana State Genealogical Society
Souce: Ancestry.com

Social Security Death Index Record
about Dory A. Melton
Name: Dory A. Melton
Last Residence: 59457 Lewistown, Fergus, Montana, United States of America
Born: 16 Nov 1912
Died: 3 Feb 1996
State (Year) SSN issued: Railroad Board (Issued Through) (Before 1951 )

Source: SSDI on Ancestry.com


Frank Charles Skochpol

Frank Skochpol (Joseph, Anton) was born on 24 April 1889, in Brown County, Wisconsin, the son of Joseph and Filomena (Marek) Skochpol. A "Delayed Record of Birth" was found at the Brown County Register of Deeds office in Green Bay, for Frank Skochpol in which he declared he was born 24 April 1889, son of Joseph Skochpol and Filomena Marek, signed on 8 November 1943 in Denton, Montana(1), based on the following evidence:

1. Insurance Policy #14652 from Western Bohemian Fraternal Association, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, dated 22 March 1908.
2. Army Discharge, Sgt. H.C. Smith, Maj., dated 24 April 1919, at Fort D.A. Russell, Wyoming, dated 9 November 1943.
3. Birth record Certified Copy of record file, 1 June 1932, in Fergus Co., Montana for Marjorie J. Skochpol, born Denton, Mont. Gives data on registrant. Child born 22 May 1932.
4. Affidavit of Joseph Skochpol, Lena, Wis., 23 October 1943, brother to registrant.

Frank married Mrs. Rosa (Hardin) Houck, widow of Floyd Houck, on 1 January 1924 in Denton, Montana, and died on 30 April 1955 in Cascade County, Montana, at age 66.(2)

Frank Skochpol Delayed Record of Birth, Brown Co. Birth Record Vol. 104:76
Frank Skochpol obituary, Lewistown Daily News, 1 May 1955


Source: Virginia Hunt through Ancestry.com message boards.

Montana Death Index, 1907-2002 Record
about Frank Skochpol
Name: Frank Skochpol
Age: 66
Estimated Birth Year: 1889
Death Date: 30 Apr 1955
Death County: Custer
Residence County: Custer
Marital Status: Single--Never Married
Index Number: 46

(indicates never married?)

Source: Montana State Genealogical Society on Ancestry.com


Last Name, First Name Middle : Death Date : File Number : County
SKOCHPOL , FRANK : 4/30/1955 : 46 : 14

Source: Montana Death Records 1954-1959 at http://www.rootsweb.com/~mtlcgs/mtmsgs/mtdeath54S.htm

Obituary:

Frank Skochpol Dies at His Ranch

"Frank Skochpol, 66, a long-time Central Montanan, died suddenly Saturday evening at his ranch home, two and one-half miles south of Denton. Funeral ser-vices will be held in Denton's Methodist church Wednesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Fred Gaston officiating.

Mr. Skochpol was born April 24, 1889, in Brown County, Wis., the son of Joseph and Filomena Skochpol. He obtained his schooling in Wisconsin. He came to Montana in 1902 and took up a homestead north of Denton in 1908. He had lived in that area for 53 years, and had been an active wheat farmer.

He enlisted in the U.S. army in World War I and saw service in France. Rosa Hardin Houck became his bride in 1925 in a Denton ceremony. Mr. Skoch-pol held membership in the Denton Methodist church, the ZCBJ lodge and the American Legion Post 62 of Denton.

Survivors include his widow, two daughters, MarJean Dees, Hawthorne, California, and Dorris Melton, Denton; two brothers, Adolph, Denton and Joseph, Brown County, Wis., and seven grandchildren." He was buried on 3 May 1955 in Hillcrest Cemetery, Denton, Montana.

Frank Skochpol obituary, Lewistown Daily News, 1 May 1955

Source: Virginia Hunt on Ancestry.com message boards.

See obituary


1786. Ardis Lorraine Skochpol

Montana Death Index, 1907-2002 Record
about Ardis Skochpol
Name: Ardis Skochpol
Age: 7
Estimated Birth Year: 1929
Gender: Female
Death Date: 12 Nov 1936
Death County: Cascade
Index Number: GF 6319

Source: Montana Office of Vital Statistics on Ancestry.com


Last Name, First Name Middle : Sex : Age : Death Date : Year : Index Number : Comment/Notes
SKOCHPOL, ARDIS : F : 7 : 12 Nov 1936 : GF 6319

Source: Montana Death Records 1930-1939 at http://www.rootsweb.com/~mtlcgs/mtmsgs/mtdeath30S.htm


1509. Ruby Celestine Harden

see SSDI information under death record.

Ruby and Herman B Harden are listed with their grand-father (Thomas Harden b. Nov 1821) & grand-mother (Hannah Harden b. Aug 1834) in Prescott, Adams Co., Iowa in the 1900 US Census (ED# 8, p. 8A/271 enumerated 11 June 1900)

Harden, Ruby granddaugh W F Nov 1893 6 S Iowa
Harden, Herman B grandson W M July 1896 3 S Iowa

Source: Ancestry.com orginal image.

Social Security Death Index Record
about Ruby Hill
Name: Ruby Hill
Last Residence: 92025 Escondido, San Diego, California, United States of America
Born: 27 Nov 1893
Last Benefit: 92054 Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States of America
Died: Sep 1979
State (Year) SSN issued: California (Before 1951 )

Source: Ancestry.com

California Death Index, 1940-1997 Record
about RUBY CELESTINE HILL
Name: HILL, RUBY CELESTINE
Sex: FEMALE
Birth Date: 27 Nov 1893
Birthplace: IOWA
Death Date: 13 Sep 1979
Death Place: SAN DIEGO

Source: Ancestry.com


William J. Hill

1920 US Census, Iowa, Adams Co., Prescott Twp. (ED# 9, p. 3B)
(enumerated 14 Jan 1920)

Hill, William J. Jr. Head M W 28 M NY US US Farmer, general farm
----- Ruby C Wife F W 26 M IA IA IA
----- Margery M Daugh F W 4 8/12 IA NY IA

NOTE: Birthplace of Ruby's mother given as Iowa in 1920, but New York in 1930 Census, which should be correct.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1930 US Census, Iowa, Adams Co., Union Twp. (ED# 2-17, p. 1B)
(enumerated 9 April 1930)

Hill, William J. Head M W 39 M 23 NY US US Farmer, general farm
----- Ruby C. Wife F W 36 M 20 IA IA NY
----- Marjorie M Daugh F W 14 S IA NY IA
----- Eleanor J Daugh F W 7 S IA NY IA
----- Twila E Daugh F W 5/12 S IA NY IA

Source: Ancestry.com original image


1789. Eleanor Jean Hill

See California Death information.

California Death Index, 1940-1997 Record
about ELEANOR JEAN SICKELS
Name: SICKELS, ELEANOR JEAN
Sex: FEMALE
Birth Date: 29 Sep 1922
Birthplace: IOWA
Death Date: 11 Jul 1990
Death Place: SAN DIEGO
Mother's Maiden Name: HARDEN
Father's Surname: HILL

Source: Ancestry.com


1790. Twila Evelyn Hill

See death information.

California Death Index, 1940-1997 Record
about TWILA EVELYN RILEY
Name: RILEY, TWILA EVELYN
Sex: FEMALE
Birth Date: 2 Nov 1929
Birthplace: IOWA
Death Date: 2 May 1989
Death Place: SAN DIEGO
Mother's Maiden Name: HARDIN
Father's Surname: HILL

Source: Ancestry.com


Frank Everett Hall

1930 US Census, Iowa, Taylor Co., Holt Twp. (ED# 87-11, p. 2A/73)
(enumerated 5 April 1930)

Hall, Frank Head M W 31 M 24 IA IA IA Farmer, general farm
----- Edith Wife F W 31 M 24 IA IA NY

Source: Ancestry.com original image


1522. Oscar Richardson Decker

Residence:
1905 - Living with mother at grandma Richardson's in Sandy Creek, NY
1910 - Living with grandmother on Salisbury St, Sandy Creek, NY
1920 - Roomer at 215 23rd St, Manhattan, NY, working as Advertising Copywriter
1926 - Purchased 279 Emerson St. for $7000 (May 12)
1930 - 279 Emerson St, Rochester, NY
1940 - Purchased "The Farm" (44 acres) for $4400 (Dec 26)
1942 - Sold 279 Emerson St. for $3600
1986 - 817 Gillett Rd, Rochester, Monroe County, NY (Last Residence)

Occupation - Salesman, farmer, baker for McCurdy's Dept. Store

(Source: David Decker)

Providence, RI City Records - 16:240
(Born at 138 Brownell St, Providence, RI?)
(Source: David Decker)

1910 US Census, New York, Oswego Co., Sandy Creek (ED# 155, p. 2B)

54 Salisbury St.

Richardson, Elizabeth Head F W 75 Wd NY Mass NY Own Income
Decker, Oscar R G-Son M W 13 S RI NY NY

Indicates Elizabeth had 5 children, 1 now living.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1920 US Census, New York, New York Co., Burough of Manhatten (ED# 263, p. 24/236)
(enumerated 19 Feb 1920)

Young Men's Christian Association - 215 W. 23rd St.

Decker, Oscar M W 23 S Roomer RI NY NY Copy writer - Advertising Office

Source: Ancestry.com original image.

1930 US Census, New York, Monroe Co., Rochester (ED# 28-62, p. 25A/146)
(enumerated 10 Apr 1930)

279 Emerson St.

Decker, Oscar Head M W 32 M 27 RI NY NY Salesman - ? manufacturing
----- Florence Wife F W 29 M 24 NY NY Sweden? None

Own house ($7000), Radio, does not live on farm.

Source: Ancestry.com original image.


Florence Helena Peterson

1920 - Living with Leonard Olson at 273 Emerson St, Rochester, NY

Stenographer (before marriage) at Kodak Co.

Lived (1991) at 817 Gillet Rd, Rocherster, Monroe Co., NY
(Source: David Decker)


James Henry Kiskadden

Living in Salt Lake 1847-1874, Virginia City in 1874, and San Francisco beginning in 1875.

Daughter Maude lived with her grandmother in Salt Lake City for a time while her parents remained in San Francisco.


1797. Unknown Kiskadden

Twin sons died shortly after birth.


1798. Unknown Kiskadden

Twin sons died shortly after birth.


1799. Maude Ewing Kiskadden

For more information see http://www.bookmice.net/darkchilde/maude/adams.html

The character of Elise McKenna in the movie Somewhere in Time was based on Maude Adams, whose real name was Maude Ewing Kiskadden

Stage Actress, beginning at the age of 9 months.

Head of Drama Department


1529. Tracy Ernest Decker Sr.

Social Security Death Index Record
about Tracy Decker
Name: Tracy Decker
Last Residence: 10992 Washingtonville, Orange, New York, United States of America
Born: 4 Nov 1910
Died: Jan 1972
State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951 )

Source: Ancestry.com


Alice May Henderson

Social Security Death Index Record
about Alice M. Decker
Name: Alice M. Decker
Last Residence: 12575 Rock Tavern, Orange, New York, United States of America
Born: 21 May 1912
Died: 18 Dec 1997
State (Year) SSN issued: New York (1963 )

Source: Ancestry.com