George B. Austin

b. 18 August 1836, d. 31 October 1917
     George B. Austin was born on 18 August 1836 at Sacketts Harbor, Jefferson Co., NY. He was the son of Benjamin F. Austin and Lois Louise Baxter. George B. Austin married Mary Barnum Drew. George B. Austin died on 31 October 1917 at Roseburg, Douglas Co., OR, at age 81.

Sidney John Thompson

b. 2 April 1836, d. 28 October 1918
     Sidney John Thompson was also known as John Sidney Thompson. He was born on 2 April 1836 at Hampden, Hampden Co., MA. He married Emily Jane Cowdrey, daughter of Phelps Cowdrey and Emily Holcombe, on 29 November 1860 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. Sidney John Thompson died on 28 October 1918 at Boston, Suffolk Co., MA, at age 82.

Child of Sidney John Thompson and Emily Jane Cowdrey

George Ambler Thompson

b. 16 August 1862, d. 22 August 1957
     George Ambler Thompson was born on 16 August 1862 at Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. He was the son of Sidney John Thompson and Emily Jane Cowdrey. George Ambler Thompson married Florence Mary Grant on 11 May 1884 at Chelsea, Suffolk Co., MA. George Ambler Thompson died on 22 August 1957 at Lynn, Essex Co., MA, at age 95.

Child of George Ambler Thompson and Florence Mary Grant

Charles Ambler Thompson

b. 23 November 1903, d. 18 December 1949
     Charles Ambler Thompson was born on 23 November 1903 at Wakefield, Middlesex Co., MA. He was the son of George Ambler Thompson and Florence Mary Grant. Charles Ambler Thompson died on 18 December 1949 at Saugus, Essex Co., MA, at age 46.

Odin J. Kissinger

b. 15 August 1877, d. 12 April 1953
     Odin J. Kissinger was born on 15 August 1877 at IA. He married Nettie May Hayes, daughter of Drayton H. Hayes II and Sarah S. Spragg, on 8 September 1898 at Independence, Buchanan Co., IA. Odin J. Kissinger died on 12 April 1953 at Independence, Buchanan Co., IA, at age 75. He was buried on 15 April 1953 at Glasco Cemetery, Glasco, Cloud Co., KS.1

Glasco Sun, April 16, 1953, page 1:
Odin J. Kissinger, Former Resident, Dies
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 15, at 2:30 p.m. at the McDonald Funeral Home for Odin J. Kissinger, a former resident of this community. Harland Johnson was officiating minister. Singers were Ronald King, Bill Miller, Lester Pilcher, and Louis Cool, accompanied by Mrs. Edw. Berndt. Casket bearers were W.F. Yenni, Frank Bundy, Ray Ball, John Brock, Allen Thomas, and Joe Reidmiller. Interment was in Glasco cemetery.

An obituary follows:
Odin J. Kissinger was born in Buchanan County, Iowa, August 15, 1877, and departed this life April 12, 1953, after an illness of several months. Mr. Kissinger spent the early years of his life in Buchanan County, Iowa.
On September 1, 1898, he was united in marriage to Nettie Mae Hayes, and together they moved to Glasco, Kansas, where they made their home until her death in the year of 1934. To this union were born ten children, three preceding him in death.

On September 19, 1938, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Bertha Kirkendall of Independence, Iowa, and moved to that vicinity where he spent the remaining years of his life.
He was a devoted husband and father, and spent his life taking an active interest in helping others.

Those to mourn his passing are his wife, Bertha, three daughters, Mabel Smejkal of Glasco, Kans; Floy Gaddis of Long Beach, Calif; Ester Harrell of St. Louis, Mo; four sons, Orin of Stanberry, Mo; Clifford and James of Bald Knob, Ark; and Dean, of Lawndale, Calif; three step-children, Cora Johnson, Ruth Jennings, and Glen Kirkendall, all of Independence, Iowa; 16 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends who join the family in their sorrow of his passing.


  1. [S807] Find A Grave, online, Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 01 June 2018), memorial page for Odin J. Kissinger (15 Aug 1877–12 Apr 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85967415, citing Glasco Cemetery, Glasco, Cloud County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Cheryl White (contributor 47328595) .

William Manker1

b. 7 January 1765, d. 29 April 1839
     William Manker was born on 7 January 1765 at MD.1 He died on 29 April 1839 at Highland Co., OH, at age 74.1

Child of William Manker


  1. [S833] Jane Margaret Taylor Fary, "DAR Applicataion", Ancestor # A073378.

Pvt. Burton William Trout

b. 8 March 1843, d. 10 May 1916
     Pvt. Burton William Trout was born on 8 March 1843 at LeRoy, Bradford Co., PA. He was the son of Anddrew V. Trout and Lovica Crofut. Pvt. Burton William Trout died on 10 May 1916 at Winfield, Cowley Co., KS, at age 73.

Joseph Wolfe

b. 1820
     Joseph Wolfe was born in 1820 at Preussen, Germany. He married Margaret (?)

Child of Joseph Wolfe and Margaret (?)

Howard Lawrence Marler

b. 16 January 1923, d. 5 February 1991
     Howard Lawrence Marler was born on 16 January 1923. He married Betty Jane Divine, daughter of Nevelyn Kyle Stanley, on 3 February 1968 at Harris Co., TX. Howard Lawrence Marler died on 5 February 1991 at age 68.

Rev. Sabbath Clark1

b. say 1586
     Rev. Sabbath Clark was born say 1586. He married Elizabeth Overton circa 1615.1

Child of Rev. Sabbath Clark and Elizabeth Overton


  1. [S834] Clifford L. Stott, "The Higginson Family", page 179.