Jedediah Dow1

     Jedediah Dow was the son of Abraham Dow and Phebe Green.1 Jedediah Dow married Dorcas Neal.1

Child of Jedediah Dow and Dorcas Neal

Dorcas Neal1

     Dorcas Neal married Jedediah Dow, son of Abraham Dow and Phebe Green.1

Child of Dorcas Neal and Jedediah Dow

Josiah Dow1

b. 12 July 1679, d. 18 April 1718
     Josiah Dow was born on 12 July 1679. He was the son of Sgt. Joseph Dow and Mary Sanborn.1 Josiah Dow married Mary Purington on 22 September 1710. Josiah Dow died on 18 April 1718 at age 38.

Children of Josiah Dow and Mary Purington

Mary Purington1

     Mary Purington married Josiah Dow, son of Sgt. Joseph Dow and Mary Sanborn, on 22 September 1710.

Children of Mary Purington and Josiah Dow

Winthrop Dow1

b. 20 September 1711
     Winthrop Dow was born on 20 September 1711. He was the son of Josiah Dow and Mary Purington.1 Winthrop Dow married Elizabeth Green.1

Child of Winthrop Dow and Elizabeth Green

Abraham Dow1

b. 2 May 1715
     Abraham Dow was born on 2 May 1715. He was the son of Josiah Dow and Mary Purington.1

Elizabeth Green1

b. 23 July 1724
     Elizabeth Green was born on 23 July 1724. She married Winthrop Dow, son of Josiah Dow and Mary Purington.1

Child of Elizabeth Green and Winthrop Dow

Winthrop Dow Jr.1

b. 14 February 1760, d. 1835
     Winthrop Dow Jr. was born on 14 February 1760.1 He was the son of Winthrop Dow and Elizabeth Green.1 Winthrop Dow Jr. married Mary Dow, daughter of Jedediah Dow and Dorcas Neal, in 1787.1,2 Winthrop Dow Jr. died in 1835.1

Child of Winthrop Dow Jr. and Mary Dow

Citations

  1. [S516] Grace Slick, online http://www.newenglandancestors.org/articles/research/
  2. [S451] Robert Piercy Dow, Dow, Page 317.

Mary Dow1

b. 1765, d. 1825
     Mary Dow was born in 1765.1 She was the daughter of Jedediah Dow and Dorcas Neal.1 Mary Dow married Winthrop Dow Jr., son of Winthrop Dow and Elizabeth Green, in 1787.1,2 Mary Dow died in 1825.1

Child of Mary Dow and Winthrop Dow Jr.

Citations

  1. [S516] Grace Slick, online http://www.newenglandancestors.org/articles/research/
  2. [S451] Robert Piercy Dow, Dow, Page 317.

Jane Adaline Steele1

     Jane Adaline Steele married Abraham Dow, son of Winthrop Dow Jr. and Mary Dow, in 1826.1,2

Child of Jane Adaline Steele and Abraham Dow

Citations

  1. [S516] Grace Slick, online http://www.newenglandancestors.org/articles/research/
  2. [S451] Robert Piercy Dow, Dow, Page 317.

James Osgood Dow1

b. 13 November 1834, d. 27 June 1909
     James Osgood Dow was born on 13 November 1834.2 He was the son of Abraham Dow and Jane Adaline Steele.1 James Osgood Dow married Mary Charlotte Hawkinson on 13 November 1866 at Red Wing, Goodhue Co., MN.1,2 James Osgood Dow died on 27 June 1909 at Red Wing, Goodhue Co., MN, at age 74.

J.O., and Mary C. were enumerated in the 1880 Red Wing, Goodhue, MN, federal census. He was a retail meat dealer age 45, she was 35. Children in the household were Henry 14, Charles 12, Frances 10, Louise 9, Mary A. 6, and Grace 1.


James O. and Mary C. were enumerated in the 1900 Red Wing, Goodhue Co., MN federal census. He was a stock buyer, age 65, she was 56. They had had 7 children, 5 of whom were still living. Children in the household were Adaline M. 26, Grace 21, and Frannie E. 18. Son-in-law Lloyd Vooders(?) 36, daughter Etta F. Vooders 30, and their children Neal D. 8 and Marie A. 2 were also in the household.

Child of James Osgood Dow and Mary Charlotte Hawkinson

Citations

  1. [S516] Grace Slick, online http://www.newenglandancestors.org/articles/research/
  2. [S451] Robert Piercy Dow, Dow, Page 318.

Mary Charlotte Hawkinson1

     Mary Charlotte Hawkinson married James Osgood Dow, son of Abraham Dow and Jane Adaline Steele, on 13 November 1866 at Red Wing, Goodhue Co., MN.1,2

Child of Mary Charlotte Hawkinson and James Osgood Dow

Citations

  1. [S516] Grace Slick, online http://www.newenglandancestors.org/articles/research/
  2. [S451] Robert Piercy Dow, Dow, Page 318.

Grace Josephine Dow1

b. 21 February 1879, d. 2 August 1935
     Grace Josephine Dow was born on 21 February 1879 at Red Wing, Goodhue Co., MN. She was the daughter of James Osgood Dow and Mary Charlotte Hawkinson.1 Grace Josephine Dow married Arthur Milford Wing in 1903.1 Grace Josephine Dow died on 2 August 1935 at Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 56.

Arthur and Grace J. were enumerated in the 1910 Seattle, King Co., WA, federal census. He was a baker, age 30, she was 29, they had been married 7 years. The only child enumerated was Ivan M. 3.


Arthur and Grace were enumerated in the 1920 Seattle, King Co., WA, federal census. He was 39, she was 40. Children in the household were Ivan 12, James O. 9, and Grace J. 2.


Arthur W. and Grace J. were enumerated in the 1930 Seattle, King Co., WA, federal census. He was a bonds manager, age 49, she was 50. Children in the household were Ivan W. 23, James O. 19, and Josephine 12.

Child of Grace Josephine Dow and Arthur Milford Wing

Arthur Milford Wing1

b. circa 1880
     Arthur Milford Wing was born circa 1880 at MN. He married Grace Josephine Dow, daughter of James Osgood Dow and Mary Charlotte Hawkinson, in 1903.1

Child of Arthur Milford Wing and Grace Josephine Dow

Ivan W. Wing1

b. 25 January 1907, d. 23 August 1987
     Ivan W. Wing was born on 25 January 1907. He was the son of Arthur Milford Wing and Grace Josephine Dow.1 Ivan W. Wing married Virginia Barnett.1 Ivan W. Wing died on 23 August 1987 at Menlo Park, San Mateo Co., CA, at age 80.

Child of Ivan W. Wing and Virginia Barnett

Virginia Barnett1

b. 21 September 1909, d. 6 February 1983
     Virginia Barnett was born on 21 September 1909 at Lewiston, ID. She married Ivan W. Wing, son of Arthur Milford Wing and Grace Josephine Dow.1 Virginia Barnett died on 6 February 1983 at age 73.

Child of Virginia Barnett and Ivan W. Wing

Grace Barnett Wing1

b. 30 October 1939
     Grace Barnett Wing was born on 30 October 1939 at Evanston, Cook Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Ivan W. Wing and Virginia Barnett.1 Grace Barnett Wing married Gerald Slick on 28 August 1961.1

The "first lady of rock," the powerful-voiced female singer in Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, and Starship.

Gerald Slick1

     Gerald Slick married Grace Barnett Wing, daughter of Ivan W. Wing and Virginia Barnett, on 28 August 1961.1

Clarence Belcher

b. 17 May 1920, d. December 1985
     Clarence Belcher was born on 17 May 1920.1 He was the son of Charles W. Belcher and Lily Smith.2 Clarence Belcher married Irene (?) Clarence Belcher died in December 1985 at Atlanta, DeKalb Co., GA, at age 65.1

Citations

  1. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 252-14-6457.
  2. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Irene (?)

d. 23 May 2004
Irene Landers Belcher
     Irene (?) married (?) Landers. Irene (?) married Clarence Belcher, son of Charles W. Belcher and Lily Smith. Irene (?) died on 23 May 2004 at Macon, Bibb Co., GA.

from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 25, 20004, page B4:

MRS. IRENE LANDERS BELCHER Mrs. Irene Landers Belcher died May 23rd in Macon, Georgia after a brief illness. She was a devoted housewife and mother. Irene was reared in Tallulah Falls, Georgia and spent her adult life in Atlanta. She moved to Macon in January to be nearer her oldest son, Dr. Larry Landers. She was a long time member of The First Christian Church of Atlanta, where her late husband, Mr. Clarence Belcher, was chairman of the Building Committee. She is survived by her three sons; Dr. Larry Landers, of Macon, GA, Dick Landers of Nashville, Tennessee and Richard Belcher of Atlanta; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren, as well as two sisters; Barbara Martin and Virginia Deavers, both of Gainesville, Georgia. Funeral services will be held at First Christian Church of Atlanta on Tuesday, May 25th at 1:30 PM with interment to follow in Arlington Memorial Park. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, any memorials be sent to First Christian Church at 4532 LaVista Road, Tucker, Georgia 30084. at HM Patterson & Son, Oglethorpe Hill at 4550 Peachtree Road, 404-261-3510.

Louisa Snodgrass1

b. February 1844, d. 16 August 1912
     Louisa Snodgrass was born in February 1844 at WI.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Snodgrass and Abigail (?)1 Louisa Snodgrass married Henry Holcombe, son of James Holcombe and Olive Noble, on 1 January 1869 at Lee Co., IL.1 Louisa Snodgrass died on 16 August 1912 at Amboy, Lee Co., IL, at age 68; of pneumonia, nephritis.1,3 She was buried on 19 August 1912 at Prairie Repose Cemetery, Lee Co., IL.1

The 1900 census indicates Louisa's birth as February 1844, but family records show 1 January 1844.

Child of Louisa Snodgrass

Children of Louisa Snodgrass and Henry Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  2. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S538] DC: Eliza Snodgrass Holcombe, No. 416a.

Frances A. Snodgrass1

b. February 1861
     Frances A. Snodgrass was born in February 1861.1 She was the daughter of Louisa Snodgrass.1 Frances A. Snodgrass married James A. Noble, son of Charles Noble and Eliza Ann Holcombe, on 20 January 1875.1 James A. Noble filed for divorce from Frances A. Snodgrass on 30 January 1880 at Dickinson Co., KS. She and James A. Noble were divorced on 25 March 1880.

Child of Frances A. Snodgrass and James A. Noble

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.

Emily Holcombe1

b. 4 March 1867
     Emily Holcombe also went by the name of Emma Holcombe. She was born on 4 March 1867 at Amboy, Lee Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Henry Holcombe and Louisa Snodgrass.1 Emily Holcombe married Auverne L. Holden on 20 May 1888 at Lee Co., IL.1 Emily Holcombe died at Ludington, Mason Co., MI.1

Auverne and Emma were enumerated in the 1920 Marilla, Manistee Co., MI, federal census. He was 73, she was 55. The only child in the household was Henry T. 30. They were living next door to son Elijah. (viewed at ancestry.com however the page seems to say "Norman Twp.")


The widow Emma was enumerated in the 1930 Custer, Mason Co., MI, federal census in the household of her son, Elijah. Also enumerated was another son, Henry, age 40.

Children of Emily Holcombe and Auverne L. Holden

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  2. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.
  3. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Auverne L. Holden1

b. 1845, d. 1928
     Auverne L. Holden was born in 1845 at VT.1 He married Emily Holcombe, daughter of Henry Holcombe and Louisa Snodgrass, on 20 May 1888 at Lee Co., IL.1 Auverne L. Holden died in 1928 at Ludington, Mason Co., MI.1

Children of Auverne L. Holden and Emily Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  2. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.
  3. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Henry T. Holden1

b. circa 1889
     Henry T. Holden was born circa 1889.1 He was the son of Auverne L. Holden and Emily Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.

Elijah Holden1

b. circa 1891
     Elijah Holden was born circa 1891 at IL.1 He was the son of Auverne L. Holden and Emily Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Dollie Melissa Holcombe1

b. 9 October 1869, d. 2 February 1930
Dollie Melissa and Julia in the back
Charles and Emma
     Dollie Melissa Holcombe was born on 9 October 1869 at Amboy, Lee Co., IL.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Henry Holcombe and Louisa Snodgrass.1 Dollie Melissa Holcombe married James Martin Tompkins, son of Leonard Tompkins and Eunice Shephard, on 4 November 1885 at Lee Co., IL.1,2 Dollie Melissa Holcombe married Perry Hastings on 30 April 1913 at Lee Co., IL.1 Dollie Melissa Holcombe died on 2 February 1930 at Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL, at age 60.1 She was buried at IOOF Cemetery, Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL; Sec 14, Lot 23.4

Martin and Dollie were enumerated in the 1900 Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL, federal census. He was 44, she was 30. Children in the household were Lorena 13, Levi 9, Lawrence 7, Laura 3, and Isibell 2.


Martin and Dollie were enumerated in the 1910 Coloma, Whiteside Co., IL, federal census. He was a teamster age 53, she was 40. Children in the household were Levi M. 19, Lawrence E. 17, Isabel 11, Leona 7, and Leonard 5. They had been married 24 years and 6 of their 8 children were still living.

Children of Dollie Melissa Holcombe and James Martin Tompkins

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  2. [S363] 1910 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  4. [S526] IOOF Cemetery of Rock Falls, online http://www.slaney.org/jenni/IOOF.html

James Martin Tompkins1

b. 23 April 1856, d. 15 January 1911
     James Martin Tompkins was also known as Martin Tompkins. He was born on 23 April 1856 at Fenton Twp., Whiteside Co., IL.1,2 He was the son of Leonard Tompkins and Eunice Shephard.1 James Martin Tompkins married Dollie Melissa Holcombe, daughter of Henry Holcombe and Louisa Snodgrass, on 4 November 1885 at Lee Co., IL.1,3 James Martin Tompkins died on 15 January 1911 at Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL, at age 54.1 He was buried at IOOF Cemetery, Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL; Sec 14.

Children of James Martin Tompkins and Dollie Melissa Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  2. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S363] 1910 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Julia Arminia Holcombe1

b. 20 January 1871, d. 9 January 1938
     Julia Arminia Holcombe was born on 20 January 1871 at Amboy, Lee Co., IL.1,2 She was the daughter of Henry Holcombe and Louisa Snodgrass.1 Julia Arminia Holcombe married John Langford, son of Richard Langford and Elizabeth Brewer.1,2 Julia Arminia Holcombe died on 9 January 1938 at Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL, at age 66; of chronic Myocarditis.1,2 She was buried on 12 January 1938 at Walnut Cemetery, Walnut, Bureau Co., IL.1,2

John and Julia were enumerated in the 1910 Walnut, Bureau Co., IL, federal census. He was 54, she was 39. Children in the houehold were Wilbur 19, Arthur 13, and Blanche 10.


John and Julia were enumerated in the 1920 Walnut, Bureau Co., IL, federal census. He was 60, she was 52. Children in the household were Wilbur 27, and Arthur 23.


John and Julia were enumerated in the 1930 Coloma, Whiteside Co., IL, federal census. He was 74, she was 59. Also in the household was the family of daughter Blanche: O.D. Signor, 33, Blanche 30, and Myrtle, 14.

From the Sterling Gazette, Monday, January 10, 1938:

Mrs. Julia Arminia Langford died at 11:30 pm sunday in her home at 1008 Avenue B, Rock Falls, following an extended illness. She had suffered from a complication of diseases for three years and was bedfast the past four months.

The body will be removed to the Langford home from the Melvin funeral home late this afternoon. Funeral rites will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the home with Rev. H. E. Shiffer of the Rock Falls Christian church, officiating. Interment will take place in the Walnut Cemetery.

Mrs. Langford was born January 20, 1871 in Amboy and at the time of her death was 66 years, 11 months and 19 days old. She had lived in Rock Falls for 18 years. Besides her husband, John Langford, she leaves one son and two daughters, Arthur Langford, Mrs. M. A. Price and Mrs. Blanche Signor, all of Rock Falls and two sisters, Mrs. Belle Hanrahan of Harmon and Mrs. Emma Holden of Custer, Mich. One sister, Mrs. Dollie Tompkins and a brother, Charles Holcomb, preceded her in death. There are five grandchildren and one great grandchild surviving.

Children of Julia Arminia Holcombe and John Langford

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  2. [S539] DC: Julia Arminia Langford, 1.
  3. [S363] 1910 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Isabel Holcombe1

b. 1873
     Isabel Holcombe was born in 1873.1 She was the daughter of Henry Holcombe and Louisa Snodgrass.1

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.

Charles E. Holcombe1

b. 30 March 1856, d. 19 June 1918
     Charles E. Holcombe was born on 30 March 1856 at IL.1,2,3 He was the son of Henry Holcombe and Elizabeth Williams.1 Charles E. Holcombe married Julia Van Buren, daughter of Benjamin Van Buren and Jane Wheeler, on 14 February 1884 at Amboy, Lee Co., IL.2 Charles E. Holcombe died on 19 June 1918 at Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL, at age 62; of pernicious anemia.1,3 He was buried on 21 June 1918 at IOOF Cemetery, Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL; Sec 13, Lot 12.4,3

Charles and Julia were enumerated in the 1900 South Dixon, Lee Co., IL, federal census. He was 43, she was 49. They had been married 16 years and had three children all still living: Fredrick 15, Jennie 12, and Nellie 11. The census indicates Charles was born in May 1857, which disagrees with his death certificate.


Charles and Julia were enumerated in the 1910 Coloma, Whiteside Co., IL, federal census. He was 53, she was 60. The only child in the household was Nellie, 20.


Sheila Smith indicates that Charles was born in New York, but both the 1900 and 1910 census records indicate he was born in IL.

From the Sterling Gazette, June 19, 1918:

Charles Holcomb, sixty-two years old, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Walter riley, on East Seventh street, Rock Falls, at 12:28 this afternoon. Mr. Holcomb is an old resident of Rock Falls and has been in poor health for the past year and bedfast for the past two months.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Roy Tompkins and Mrs. Walter Riley, of Rock Falls, and one son, Fred Holcomb, of Atlantic, Iowa, and three sisters, Mrs. Dollie Hastings, Mrs. Julia Langford and Mrs. Gell Wllman, of Rock Falls.

Children of Charles E. Holcombe and Julia Van Buren

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  2. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S541] Charles E. Holcombe, DC: Charles E. Holcombe.
  4. [S526] IOOF Cemetery of Rock Falls, online http://www.slaney.org/jenni/IOOF.html

Julia Van Buren1

b. August 1850
     Julia Van Buren was born in August 1850 at Ticonderoga, Sussex Co., NY.1 She was the daughter of Benjamin Van Buren and Jane Wheeler. Julia Van Buren married Charles E. Holcombe, son of Henry Holcombe and Elizabeth Williams, on 14 February 1884 at Amboy, Lee Co., IL.1

Children of Julia Van Buren and Charles E. Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Frederick C. Holcombe1

b. 14 January 1885, d. 24 July 1950
     Frederick C. Holcombe was born on 14 January 1885 at Amboy, Lee Co., IL.1 He was the son of Charles E. Holcombe and Julia Van Buren.1 Frederick C. Holcombe married Anna C. Bannick, daughter of Deltef Bannick and Cecila Hansen, on 24 July 1907 at Sterling, Whiteside Co., IL.2 Frederick C. Holcombe died on 24 July 1950 at Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL, at age 65; of acute coronary occlusion.3 He was buried on 26 July 1950 at Riverside Cemetery, Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL.3

Fred and Anna were enumerated in the 1920 Atlantic, Cass Co., IA, federal census. He was a freight loader age 34, she was 34. Children in the household were Lena M. 10, Ethel L. 7, and Ida H. 5.

from an unknown book:

Fred and Anna . . . were married in Case County, Iowa, July 24, 1907, and first came to Yuma in or about 1911. their homestead shouth of Yuma was where they made their home. Their homsetead later became a part of hte Allen Ranch. Anna's brothers, Hank and Pete Bannick, lived near Yuma.

They times may not have been easy, but Anna used to tell of the good friends they made, and the fun they used to have at the neighborhood meetings and the dances they had at each others houses, how the people would get together for barn raisings, how they just got together to help each other.

Before moving to the Yuma area, they lived at Atlantic, Iowa. this is where their first daughter, Lena, was born January 23, 1909. Fred worked for the railroad in Illinois and due to the fact that he was away from home an dhis family so much, they dediced to move to Colorado. After they moved to Colorado they were blessed with two more daughters, Ethel was born on December 10, 1912, and Ida was born may 7, 1914. Fred worked as night watchman for the town of Uyma and also served as a fireman for the Yuma Fire Department.

Their daughter, Lena was married to Frank Gisi of Yuma. they later moved to Illinois, where they made their home. Their caughter, Ethel, married E.L. Holmes September 12, 1928. the Holmes made their home in the Yuma area for a period of time. They also have their family history written in this book. Their daughter, Ida, attended Uyma Union High Schoo, an dfinished her junior year before she moved with her family to Rockfalls, Illinois. Ida married Leo Lauff of Rockfalls, Illinois.

On their move to Rockfalls, Illinois, Fred found employment with the R. B. and W. Wire Mill, and worked for them until the time of his death. Fred was always proud of his service on the Yuma Fire Department. He would be proud to know his great-grandson Oliver Dean Metzler was also a Yuma Fireman; as well as his son-in-law E. L. (Bud) Holmes.




from the Sterling Daily Gazette:

Fred C. Holcomb, 1010 West Seventh street, Sterling, did in Home hospital at 12:09 a.m. Monday following a brief illness.

He was born Jan. 14, 1885 near Amboy, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holcomb.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; three daughters, Mrs. Frank Gisi, Rock Falls, Mrs. Bud Holmes, Wiggins, Colo., and Mrs. Leo Lauff, Sterling; 11 grandchildren and three great grandchidren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Wheelock funeral home with the Rev. Joseph H. clyde, pastor of the Rock Falls Congregatiional church, officiating. Burial will be in Rock Falls Riverside cemetery.

Children of Frederick C. Holcombe and Anna C. Bannick

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S540] Frederick C. Holcombe, DC: Fred C. Holcombe.

Jennie E. Holcombe1,2

b. 21 October 1886, d. 8 September 1960
     Jennie E. Holcombe was born on 21 October 1886 at Lee Co., IL.1,2 She was the daughter of Charles E. Holcombe and Julia Van Buren.1 Jennie E. Holcombe married Roy C. Tompkins, son of Rennsalar L. Tompkins and Olive Elizabeth Baker, on 20 December 1905 at Morrison, Whiteside Co., IL.2,3 Jennie E. Holcombe died on 8 September 1960 at Sterling, Whiteside Co., IL, at age 73.2 She was buried on 10 September 1960 at IOOF Cemetery, Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL; Sec 13, Lot 30.4

Roy and Jennie were enumerated in the 1910 Coloma, Whiteside Co., IL, federal census. He was a carpenter age 27, she was 23. Children in the household were Ruth 3, and LeRoy 1 year 6 months.


Roy and Jennie were enumerated in the 1920 Coloma, Whiteside Co., IL, federal census. He was working in a lumber yard, age 38, she was 33. Children in the household were Ruth 12, Leroy 11, Floyd 8, Helen 3 years 10 months, and Albert, 1 year 4 months.


Roy and Jennie were enumerated in the 1930 Coloma, Whiteside Co., IL, federal census. He was a lumber company foreman, age 47, she was 42. Also enumerated in the household were daughter Ruth Chapman 22, LeRoy 21, Daughter-in-law Helen 21, grandson Dwaine 1 year 10 months, son Floyd 18, daughter Helen 13, son Albert 11.

From the Sterling Daily Gazette, 9 September 1960:

Mrs. Roy Tompkins of 704 Ave. D, Rock Falls, passed away Thursday morning at Community General Hospital after a short illness.

Jennie E. tompkins was born Oct. 21 1886 on a farm in Lee County, the daughter of Charles and Julia Holcomb. She was a member of the Rock Falls Congregational Church, The Rock Falls Woman's Club, Women's Relief Corps, Auxiliary of the Sterling Moose Lodge 726.

She was united in marriage to Roy Tompkins, Dec 20, 1905 at Morrison. The couple ived their entire married life in Rock Falls within one block of the family home.

She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Mrs. M. R. (Ruth) Kimmel and Mrms. Ralph (Helen) Charleston, both of Rock Falls; two sons, Leroy F. of Rock Falls and Floyd C., of Joliet; one sister, Mrs. Nellie Riley of Rock Falls; 18 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Paul and Albert, and one daughter Darlene; one brother, Fred Holcomb.

Funeral services will be Saturday 2 pm at the Wheelock-Allen Funeral Home with Rev. Harry E. shiffer, pastor emeritus of the First Christian Church of Rock Falls officiating, with burial in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rock Falls.

Children of Jennie E. Holcombe and Roy C. Tompkins

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  3. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.
  4. [S526] IOOF Cemetery of Rock Falls, online http://www.slaney.org/jenni/IOOF.html
  5. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Nellie Holcombe1

b. 29 January 1889, d. 17 September 1966
     Nellie Holcombe was born on 29 January 1889 at Amboy, Lee Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Charles E. Holcombe and Julia Van Buren.1 Nellie Holcombe married Walter Riley on 23 September 1910 at Sterling, Whiteside Co., IL.2,3 Nellie Holcombe died on 17 September 1966 at Sterling, Whiteside Co., IL, at age 77.2 She was buried at IOOF Cemetery, Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL.2

Walter and Nellie were enumerated in the 1930 Coloma, Whiteside Co., IL, federal census. He was 44, she was 40. Children in the household were Fred 18, Margaret 16, Charles 13, Marie 11, Ray 9, Lilly 7, and Madalyn 2 years 5 months.

From the Sterling Gazette, August 18, 1966:

Mrs. Nellie Riley of 703 Ave. D, Rock Falls, died Wednesday evening in Community General Hospital at the age of 77 after a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Riley was born January 29, 1889 in Amboy the daughter of the late Charlie and Julia Van Buren Holcomb. She was united in marriage to Walter Riley in September of 1910. The couple lived in Rock Falls for many years. She was a lifetime member of the Rock Falls Congregational Church; the Friendly Class, the Rebekah Lodge, Royal Neighbors of America and the Woman's Relief Corps.

Mrs. Riley is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Grimes of Rock Falls, Mrs. Glen (Marie) Zentz of Harman, Mrs. William (Lillie) Kent of Amboy and Mrs. Francis (Madalyn) McFadden of Rock Falls; three sons, Fred of Rock Falls, Charlie of Houston, Texas and Ray of Morrison, 14 grandchidren and four great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded by her husband, Walter Riley, Oct. 17, 1946; one sister and one brother.

Funeral services will be Saturday 1:30 p.m. at the Wheelock-Allen Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Proctor, pastor of the Rock Falls Congregational Church, officiating, with burial in the Odd Fellow Cemetery, Rock Falls.

Child of Nellie Holcombe and Walter Riley

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  3. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.

Anna C. Bannick1

b. 6 May 1884, d. 1 December 1965
     Anna C. Bannick was born on 6 May 1884 at Cass Co., IA.1,2 She was the daughter of Deltef Bannick and Cecila Hansen.2 Anna C. Bannick married Frederick C. Holcombe, son of Charles E. Holcombe and Julia Van Buren, on 24 July 1907 at Sterling, Whiteside Co., IL.1 Anna C. Bannick died on 1 December 1965 at Dixon, Lee Co., IL, at age 81.2 She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL.2

Children of Anna C. Bannick and Frederick C. Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.

Lena M. Holcombe1

b. 23 January 1909, d. 11 February 2002
     Lena M. Holcombe was born on 23 January 1909 at Atlantic, Cass Co., IA.1,2 She was the daughter of Frederick C. Holcombe and Anna C. Bannick.1 Lena M. Holcombe married Frank Gisi.3 Lena M. Holcombe died on 11 February 2002 at Bradenton, Manatee Co., FL, at age 93.2

Citations

  1. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 334-07-0965.
  3. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 334-03-3101.

Ethel L. Holcombe1

b. 10 December 1912, d. December 1980
     Ethel L. Holcombe was born on 10 December 1912 at Yuma, Yuma Co., CO.1,2 She was the daughter of Frederick C. Holcombe and Anna C. Bannick.1 Ethel L. Holcombe married Ernest L. Holmes on 12 September 1928.3 Ethel L. Holcombe died in December 1980 at Ft. Morgan, Morgan Co., CO.2

Citations

  1. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 522-72-4500.
  3. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.

Ida H. Holcombe1

b. 7 May 1914, d. 1 July 1991
     Ida H. Holcombe was born on 7 May 1914 at CO.1,2 She was the daughter of Frederick C. Holcombe and Anna C. Bannick.1 Ida H. Holcombe married Leo J. Lauff.3 Ida H. Holcombe died on 1 July 1991 at age 77.2

Citations

  1. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 334-07-0448.
  3. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.

Mary Ann (?)1

b. circa 1840
     Mary Ann (?) was born circa 1840 at Ireland.1 She married James Holcombe, son of Levi Holcombe and Chloe Poisson, circa 1854.1

Citations

  1. [S518] Ruth Holcombe Stevens by way of Rose Wolford, "James Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 26 May 2004.

Philoman Gillette1

b. circa 1812
     Philoman Gillette was born circa 1812 at VT.1,2 He married Cordellia Holcombe, daughter of James Holcombe and Olive Noble.1

Children of Philoman Gillette and Cordellia Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S518] Ruth Holcombe Stevens by way of Rose Wolford, "James Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 26 May 2004.
  2. [S67] 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, On-line.

Mary Gillette1

b. circa 1839
     Mary Gillette was born circa 1839 at NY.1 She was the daughter of Philoman Gillette and Cordellia Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S67] 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, On-line.

William Gillette1

b. circa 1842
     William Gillette was born circa 1842 at NY.1 He was the son of Philoman Gillette and Cordellia Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S67] 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, On-line.

Son Gillette1

b. circa 1844
     Son Gillette was born circa 1844 at NY.1 He was the son of Philoman Gillette and Cordellia Holcombe.1

Citations

  1. [S67] 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, On-line.

Dollie Dixon1

b. April 1878
     Dollie Dixon was born in April 1878 at NY.1,2 She married Isaac Newton Holcombe, son of Champlain Holcombe and Sarah Ann Livingston, on 30 June 1899 at Essex Co., NY.1

Citations

  1. [S518] Ruth Holcombe Stevens by way of Rose Wolford, "James Holcombe," e-mail to James H. Holcombe, 26 May 2004.
  2. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Charles Holcombe1

b. December 1865
     Charles Holcombe was born in December 1865 at NY.1 He was the son of NY Holcombe. Charles Holcombe married Lora M. (?) circa 1890.1

Child of Charles Holcombe and Lora M. (?)

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Lora M. (?)1

b. October 1870
     Lora M. (?) was born in October 1870 at OH.1 She married Charles Holcombe, son of NY Holcombe, circa 1890.1

Child of Lora M. (?) and Charles Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Beatrice M. Holcombe1

b. September 1890
     Beatrice M. Holcombe was born in September 1890 at MA.1 She was the daughter of Charles Holcombe and Lora M. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Roy C. Tompkins1

b. 9 August 1882, d. 24 November 1969
     Roy C. Tompkins was born on 9 August 1882 at IA.1,2,3 He was the son of Rennsalar L. Tompkins and Olive Elizabeth Baker. Roy C. Tompkins married Jennie E. Holcombe, daughter of Charles E. Holcombe and Julia Van Buren, on 20 December 1905 at Morrison, Whiteside Co., IL.1,3 Roy C. Tompkins married Mrs. Lucy Barkdoll on 8 September 1960.1 Roy C. Tompkins died on 24 November 1969 at Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL, at age 87.1,2 He was buried at IOOF Cemetery, Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL; Sec 13, Lot 30.4

Children of Roy C. Tompkins and Jennie E. Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S517] Letter, Sheila L. Smith to James H. Holcombe, 22 May 2004.
  2. [S182] Social Security Death Index (on-line), Ancestry.com, SSDI, Ancestry.com, SSAN 343-09-8461.
  3. [S388] 1930 Federal Census.
  4. [S526] IOOF Cemetery of Rock Falls, online http://www.slaney.org/jenni/IOOF.html
  5. [S39] 1920 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Rennsalar L. Tompkins

     Rennsalar L. Tompkins was the son of Leonard Tompkins and Eunice Shephard.

Child of Rennsalar L. Tompkins and Olive Elizabeth Baker