Don Collister1

b. 21 March 1889
     Don Collister was born on 21 March 1889 at Madison, Lake Co., OH. He was the son of John T. Collister and Jessie M. Viets. Don Collister married Lucille Blanchard, daughter of Charles Elton Blanchard and Helen Spencer, on 17 October 1914.

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 174.

Lucille Blanchard

b. 3 July 1894
     Lucille Blanchard was born on 3 July 1894 at Austinburg, OH. She was the daughter of Charles Elton Blanchard and Helen Spencer. Lucille Blanchard married Don Collister, son of John T. Collister and Jessie M. Viets, on 17 October 1914.

Viets Collister1

b. 31 May 1894
     Viets was a veteran of World War I and served in France. He left a widow and a young son, Viets James Collister, who, in February 2000, lives in Surprise, AZ. Viets Collister was born on 31 May 1894. He was the son of John T. Collister and Jessie M. Viets.

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 174.

E. Howard Collister

b. 10 July 1896, d. 2 August 1896
     E. Howard Collister was born on 10 July 1896. He was the son of John T. Collister and Jessie M. Viets. E. Howard Collister died on 2 August 1896.

Hiram A. Collister1

b. 16 June 1898
     Hiram A. Collister was born on 16 June 1898 at Madison, Lake Co., OH. He was the son of John T. Collister and Jessie M. Viets.

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 174.

Francis Collister1

b. 20 October 1901
     Francis Collister was born on 20 October 1901 at Madison, Lake Co., OH. He was the son of John T. Collister and Jessie M. Viets.

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 174.

John E. Kent

b. 16 March 1870, d. 19 August 1897
     John E. Kent was born on 16 March 1870 at Madison, Lake Co., OH. He was the son of John Kent and Lorania Burdick. John E. Kent married Mabel Tacy Viets, daughter of Shalor Nelson Viets and Catharine Gillett, on 14 March 1889. John E. Kent died on 19 August 1897 at Madison, Lake Co., OH, at age 27.

Children of John E. Kent and Mabel Tacy Viets

Maybelle E. Kent1

b. 11 October 1891
     Maybelle E. Kent was born on 11 October 1891. She was the daughter of John E. Kent and Mabel Tacy Viets. Maybelle E. Kent married William Moore, son of Mark Moore and Susan Wilson, on 5 August 1915.

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 174.

William Moore

b. 7 September 1893
     William Moore was born on 7 September 1893 at Winchester, KY. He was the son of Mark Moore and Susan Wilson. William Moore married Maybelle E. Kent, daughter of John E. Kent and Mabel Tacy Viets, on 5 August 1915.

Nellie Marie Kent1

b. 8 April 1897, d. 15 October 1921
     Nellie Marie Kent was born on 8 April 1897. She was the daughter of John E. Kent and Mabel Tacy Viets. Nellie Marie Kent died on 15 October 1921 at age 24.

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 174.

Eugene Prouty

b. 10 December 1872, d. April 1943
     Eugene Prouty was born on 10 December 1872 at Mentor, Lake Co., OH. He was the son of Royal Prouty and Mary Crawford. Eugene Prouty married Kathleen L. Viets, daughter of Shalor Nelson Viets and Catharine Gillett, on 18 April 1894 at Madison, Lake Co., OH. Eugene Prouty died in April 1943 at Bradenton, FL, at age 70.

Child of Eugene Prouty and Kathleen L. Viets

Eugene Royal Prouty1

b. 8 February 1896, d. 7 November 1931
     Eugene Royal Prouty was born on 8 February 1896 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH. He was the son of Eugene Prouty and Kathleen L. Viets. Eugene Royal Prouty died on 7 November 1931 at age 35.

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets.

Irene Mendlinger

b. 14 July 1896
     Irene Mendlinger was born on 14 July 1896 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL. She was the daughter of William Mendlinger and Fannie Pulitzer.

Helen J. Fitch

b. 20 February 1857, d. 19 October 1932
     Helen J. Fitch was born on 20 February 1857 at Girard, OH. She was the daughter of Charles L. Fitch and Eliza Hedglin. Helen J. Fitch married Dudley Leroy Viets, son of Drayton Viets and Caroline Segar, on 15 March 1882. Helen J. Fitch died on 19 October 1932 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH, at age 75.

Charles L. Fitch

     Charles L. Fitch married Eliza Hedglin.

Child of Charles L. Fitch and Eliza Hedglin

Eliza Hedglin

     Eliza Hedglin married Charles L. Fitch.

Child of Eliza Hedglin and Charles L. Fitch

Drayton Viets1

b. 13 June 1804, d. 19 June 1868
     Drayton Viets was born on 13 June 1804 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Abner Viets Jr. and Sarah Booth. Drayton Viets married Caroline Segar on 27 November 1827. Drayton Viets died on 19 June 1868 at Trumbull Co., OH, at age 64.

Child of Drayton Viets and Caroline Segar

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 105/Item 150.

Caroline Segar

b. 26 April 1806, d. 8 January 1881
     Caroline Segar was born on 26 April 1806. She married Drayton Viets, son of Abner Viets Jr. and Sarah Booth, on 27 November 1827. Caroline Segar died on 8 January 1881 at age 74.

Child of Caroline Segar and Drayton Viets

Abner Viets Jr.1

b. 28 June 1772, d. 18 November 1825
     Abner Viets Jr. was born on 28 June 1772 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2 He was the son of Capt. Abner Viets and Mary Viets. Abner Viets Jr. married Sarah Booth. Abner Viets Jr. died on 18 November 1825 at age 53.2

Children of Abner Viets Jr. and Sarah Booth

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 54/Item 54.
  2. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, page 54.
  3. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, page 104.

Sarah Booth

d. 26 May 1837
     Sarah Booth married Abner Viets Jr., son of Capt. Abner Viets and Mary Viets. Sarah Booth died on 26 May 1837.1 She was buried at Fowler, Trumbull Co., OH.

Children of Sarah Booth and Abner Viets Jr.

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, page 54.
  2. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, page 104.

Arthur W. Viets1

b. 1 January 1873, d. 22 December 1928
     Arthur W. Viets was born on 1 January 1873 at Trumbull Co., OH. He was the son of Dudley Leroy Viets and Emma Jane Holcombe. Arthur W. Viets married Anna Belle Sarver, daughter of John Sarver and Katherine Kent. Arthur W. Viets died on 22 December 1928 at McKeesport, PA, at age 55.

Children of Arthur W. Viets and Anna Belle Sarver

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 267/Item 520.

William W. Viets

b. 11 July 1875, d. August 1922
     Will and Ruth had no children. William W. Viets was born on 11 July 1875 at Trumbull Co., OH. He was the son of Dudley Leroy Viets and Emma Jane Holcombe. William W. Viets died in August 1922 at age 47. He was buried at Center Cemetery, Fowler, Trumbull Co., OH.

Adelaide Griffin1

b. 1851, d. 12 June 1896
     Adelaide Griffin was born in 1851. She was the daughter of Milton Griffin and Adeline Holcombe. Adelaide Griffin married Walter Dwight Viets, son of Dan Alexander Viets and Caroline Phelps. Adelaide Griffin died on 12 June 1896.

Children of Adelaide Griffin and Walter Dwight Viets

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 192.

Walter Dwight Viets1

b. 1848, d. 23 December 1879
     Walter Dwight Viets was born in 1848 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Dan Alexander Viets and Caroline Phelps. Walter Dwight Viets married Adelaide Griffin, daughter of Milton Griffin and Adeline Holcombe. Walter Dwight Viets died on 23 December 1879.

Walter kept the hotel in East Granby for some years and operated the stage route between that town and Hartford. he was afterwards a traveling salesman.2

Children of Walter Dwight Viets and Adelaide Griffin

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 192/Item 326.
  2. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets.

Dan Alexander Viets1

b. 11 November 1824, d. 8 November 1904
     Dan Alexander Viets was born on 11 November 1824 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Dan Viets and Beula Phelps. Dan Alexander Viets married Caroline Phelps, daughter of Orson Phelps. Dan Alexander Viets died on 8 November 1904 at age 79. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.

Child of Dan Alexander Viets and Caroline Phelps

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 116/Item 166.

Caroline Phelps

     Caroline Phelps was the daughter of Orson Phelps. Caroline Phelps married Dan Alexander Viets, son of Dan Viets and Beula Phelps.

Child of Caroline Phelps and Dan Alexander Viets

Caroline Augusta Viets1

b. 25 April 1869, d. 28 November 1953
     Caroline Augusta Viets was born on 25 April 1869 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Walter Dwight Viets and Adelaide Griffin. Caroline Augusta Viets married Frederick Percy Damon, son of Austin Damon and Lauretta Jane Wright, on 24 May 1892. Caroline Augusta Viets died on 28 November 1953 at Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, at age 84.

Children of Caroline Augusta Viets and Frederick Percy Damon

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 277/Item 554.

Ralph Waldo Viets1

b. 2 October 1878, d. 13 October 1941
     Ralph Waldo Viets was born on 2 October 1878 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Walter Dwight Viets and Adelaide Griffin. Ralph Waldo Viets married Mae (?) Ralph Waldo Viets died on 13 October 1941 at Detroit, MI, at age 63.

Child of Ralph Waldo Viets and Julia A. Sullivan

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 278, Item 555.

Wilbur Sylvester Holcombe1

b. 24 April 1848, d. 13 July 1922
     Wilbur Sylvester Holcombe was born on 24 April 1848 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Sylvester Holcombe and Sarah Lucinda Hoskins. Wilbur Sylvester Holcombe married Ida Ester Griffin, daughter of Apollos P. Griffin and Martha Ann Viets, in March 1873. Wilbur Sylvester Holcombe died on 13 July 1922 at the Masonic Home, Wallingford, New Haven Co., CT, at age 74.2

From the Courant 14 July 1922:

Wilbur S. Holcomb died in the Masonic Home at Wallingford early this morning after an illness of two years. He was a native of Granby and had lived in Simsbury many rears. He was 74 years old. He leaves a brother, Allan J. Holcomb of this town and a daughter, Mrs. Charles W. Eddy of Thomaston. He was a veteran Mason and one of the oldest members of St. Mark’s Lodge. Masonic services will be held Saturday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Simsbury Cemetery.

Child of Wilbur Sylvester Holcombe and Ida Ester Griffin

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 199.
  2. [S284] Courant, 14 July 1922.
  3. [S362] 1880 Federal Census,.

Ida Ester Griffin1

b. 28 March 1855, d. 12 April 1879
     Ida Ester Griffin was born on 28 March 1855 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT. She was the daughter of Apollos P. Griffin and Martha Ann Viets. Ida Ester Griffin married Wilbur Sylvester Holcombe, son of Sylvester Holcombe and Sarah Lucinda Hoskins, in March 1873. Ida Ester Griffin died on 12 April 1879 at age 24.

Child of Ida Ester Griffin and Wilbur Sylvester Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 199.
  2. [S362] 1880 Federal Census,.

Apollos P. Griffin

b. 28 June 1821
     Apollos P. Griffin was born on 28 June 1821. He was the son of Zopher Griffin and Margery Trumbull. Apollos P. Griffin married Martha Ann Viets, daughter of Gervase Viets and Esther Phelps, on 6 May 1846.

Child of Apollos P. Griffin and Martha Ann Viets

Martha Ann Viets1

b. 17 September 1824, d. 12 September 1889
     Martha Ann Viets was born on 17 September 1824 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2 She was the daughter of Gervase Viets and Esther Phelps. Martha Ann Viets married Apollos P. Griffin, son of Zopher Griffin and Margery Trumbull, on 6 May 1846. Martha Ann Viets died on 12 September 1889 at age 64.

Child of Martha Ann Viets and Apollos P. Griffin

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 199/Item 341.
  2. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 120.

Gervase Viets1

b. 4 February 1800, d. 15 March 1839
     Gervase Viets was born on 4 February 1800 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2 He was the son of Luke Viets Jr. and Abigail Phelps. Gervase Viets married Esther Phelps, daughter of Shubael Phelps and Ziba Griffin, on 26 November 1823.2 Gervase Viets died on 15 March 1839 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 39.2 He was buried at Copper Hill Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2

Children of Gervase Viets and Esther Phelps

Citations

  1. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 120/Item 170.
  2. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 120.

Esther Phelps1

b. 19 December 1802, d. 29 June 1864
     Esther Phelps was born on 19 December 1802. She was the daughter of Shubael Phelps and Ziba Griffin.2 Esther Phelps married Gervase Viets, son of Luke Viets Jr. and Abigail Phelps, on 26 November 1823.3 Esther Phelps died on 29 June 1864 at age 61. She was buried at Copper Hill Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.3

Children of Esther Phelps and Gervase Viets

Citations

  1. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, Page 325.
  2. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, Page 195.
  3. [S208] Dorothy Dean Viets Schell, Viets, Page 120.

Ziba Griffin

b. 1765, d. 9 March 1837
     Ziba Griffin was born in 1765. She married Shubael Phelps, son of Elijah Phelps and Esther Kent.1 Ziba Griffin died on 9 March 1837. She was buried at Copper Hill Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.

Children of Ziba Griffin and Shubael Phelps

Citations

  1. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, Page 195.
  2. [S135] Judge Oliver Seymour Phelps Phelps Family, Page 325.