George Albert Meldrum

Father*Albert Meldrum b. 24 Feb 1862, d. 14 Aug 1927
Mother*Amelia Blay b. Feb 1869, d. 23 Jan 1910
Birth*31 October 1892Chesterfield Twp., Macomb, MI 
(Witness) Death14 August 1927Albert Meldrum; New Baltimore, Macomb, MI 
Marriage*29 June 1930Sylvia Rivard; Port Huron, St. Clair, MI; Eugene Cote, Justice of the Peace, officiated with witnesses John Meldrum and Mrs. Margaret Meldrum, both of New Baltimore 
Witness: John H. Meldrum
Witness: Margaret Ouellett
(Witness) Marriage29 June 1930Margaret Ouellett, John H. Meldrum; Port Huron, St. Clair, MI; Eugene Cote, Justice of the Peace, officiated with witnesses George Meldrum and Sylvia Peltier, both of New Baltimore 
Employment*Edsel Ford Estate at 1100 Lake Shore in St. Clair Shores as a maintenance worker 
Death*29 August 1973Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI; resided in Chesterfield Twp, Macomb 
Burial*St. Mary's Cemetery, New Baltimore, Macomb, MI 


Sylvia Rivard b. 4 Apr 1907, d. 12 Oct 1983

Royal John Baker

Birth*10 June 1902Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, WI 
Marriage*26 October 1935Florence Hake; St. Mary's Church, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Fr Joseph Brogger officiated with witnesses Jesse T. Yeates Jr. of Chicago IL and Marion Hake of Grand Rapids 
Employment*Wadhams Oil Co as a chemist 
Death*20 February 1967Whitefish Bay, Milwaukee, WI; resided in Milwaukee 


Florence Hake b. 29 Apr 1912, d. 21 Jan 2010

Delores M. Opila

Birth*5 December 1930Oxford, Oakland, MI 
Married NameTanner 
Death*27 April 2009Flint, Genesee, MI 
Note*She was survived by her husband and long-time comrade in arms, Darrall; children: Becky (Skip) Ray and Gayle (James) Martin; grandchilsren: Drew, Tanner, Lara, and Jacob; sister, Patricia; many nieces and nephews and friends. 
Funeral*2 May 2009Sharp Funeral Homes - Miller Road Chapel, Swartz Creek, MI 

Milfred Eugene Spencer

Birth*4 October 1929Coldwater Twp., Isabella, MI 
Death*13 March 2010White County, IL 

Frank O'Hara Quinn

Birth*6 November 1912Dundee, Scotland 
Marriage*6 August 1938Betty Joy Blum; Allen County, IN 
Employment*Allen Electric in Kalamazoo as an assembler, later Gear Research in Grand Rapids as a machinist 
Death*5 July 1986Alpine, Kent, MI; resided in Comstock Park, Kent 


Betty Joy Blum b. 10 Apr 1916, d. 11 Sep 1998

Dorothy R. Douma

Birth*28 April 1915Randolph, Dodge, WI 
Married Name28 August 1936Kooi 
Marriage*28 August 1936Henry James Kooi; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. Henry Kooi (Henry's father) officiated with witnesses Bert Hybels and Adrienne Roelof, both of Kalamazoo 
Death*21 April 1996Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 


Henry James Kooi b. 24 Oct 1913, d. 3 Nov 1998
Child 1.Marcia L. Kooi

Noah Edward Martin

Birth*9 August 1884New Baltimore, Macomb, MI 
Marriage*10 July 1906Amelia Catherine Rivard; Sandwich (Windsor), Essex, Ontario, Canada; D.H. Hind officiated with witnesses Agnes and Catherine Hind 
Attributes*He was of medium height and build with blue eyes and black hair in 1918. 
Death*21 April 1943Macomb County, MI 
Burial*St. Peter Cemetery, Mt. Clemens, Macomb, MI 


Amelia Catherine Rivard b. 31 Jul 1887, d. 15 Feb 1963

Ethel M. Wright

Father*Charles S. Wright b. 1861, d. Sep 1891
Mother*Clara L. Bailey b. 1867, d. Mar 1943
Married NameMason 
Marriage*8 July 1914Dewey Randolph Mason; Buffalo, Erie, NY; Rev. R.H. Miller officiated with witnesses E. Fay and R. Jones 
Death*February 1974CA; resided in Redlands, San Bernardino, CA 
Burial*Evergreen Memorial Park, Riverside, Riverside, CA 


Dewey Randolph Mason b. 7 Dec 1886, d. 25 Jan 1956

Dewey Randolph Mason

Birth*7 December 1886Marion, Wayne, NY 
Marriage*8 July 1914Ethel M. Wright; Buffalo, Erie, NY; Rev. R.H. Miller officiated with witnesses E. Fay and R. Jones 
Occupation*a salesman for Aetna Life Insurance Co when he lived in Syracuse NY; for Occidental Life Insurance Co when he lived in Riverside CA 
Death*25 January 1956Riverside County, CA 
Note*He was survived by his wife, Ethel; children: David R. Mason and Glynn Hartley; mother, Lucy (Antisdale) Mason 
Burial*Evergreen Memorial Park, Riverside, Riverside, CA 


Ethel M. Wright b. 1889, d. Feb 1974

Laura Ann Wright

Father*George W. Wright b. c 1828
Mother*Amelia Hatch b. c 1825, d. 15 Jan 1900
Birth*August 1855Lapeer County, MI 
Occupation*a music teacher 
CauseDeathhad thyphoid fever 
Death*22 August 1876Almont, Sanilac, MI 

Mable Emily Hallock

Birth*21 June 1874Juneau, Dodge, WI 
Married NameWright 
Marriage*23 June 1894Frank George Wright; Juneau, Dodge, WI 
Burial*1958Juneau Cemetery, Juneau, Dodge, WI 
Death*1958WI; surname at death was Georgie 


Frank George Wright b. 1866, d. 9 Jan 1900

Florence Effie Van Dyke

Birth*12 February 1916Decatur, Marion, IN 
Married Name1931Rivard 
Marriage*24 June 1931LeaLand John Rivard; Lucas County, OH; Rev. Uphoff officiated 
Note*2nd married name Baum 
Death*4 August 2001 


LeaLand John Rivard b. 20 Apr 1908, d. 12 Oct 1982
Children 1.Edith C. Rivard
 2.Rita Rivard
 3.Carolyn Rivard
 4.Richard J. Rivard

Arthur A. Frick

Birth*11 October 1911Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Marriage*31 May 1933Lois M. Craven; Portage St Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev. W.F. Huxford officiated with witnesses Mrs. W.F. Huxford of Kalamazoo and Mrs. Harry H. Johnson 
Occupation*an accountant 
Death*19 November 1955Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*21 November 1955Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 


Lois M. Craven b. 27 Nov 1911, d. 31 May 1979

Edward James Condo

Birth*28 July 1897Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Marriage*3 February 1931Lydia Boelte; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Jesse Drake, Judge of Common Pleas Court, officiated with witnesses Frank Davidson and Clarence Schulz, both of Detroit 
Attributes*He was of medium height and build with gray eyes and light color hair in 1918. 
Burial*1953Greenwood Cemetery, Sandusky, Sanilac, MI 
Death*1953Sanilac County, MI 


Lydia Boelte b. 25 Mar 1912, d. 30 May 1992

Lewis H. Captain

Birth*17 March 1913Lansing, Ingham, MI 
Marriage*26 April 1933Jeanette VanStelle; Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI; Rev Jerry A Veldma officiated with witnesses Marguerite Spoor of Kalamazoo and Donald Captain of Mattawan 
Occupation*a grinder in Kalamazoo in 1943 
Death*April 1978Chippewa County, MI; resided in Kinross, Chippewa 
Burial*Lakeview Cemetery, Kinross, Chippewa, MI 


Jeanette VanStelle b. 22 Feb 1914, d. 15 Nov 1997

George Vernon Myers

Birth*18 June 1914Howe, LaGrange, IN 
Marriage*15 September 1934Virginia Ruth Van Haaften; Sturgis, St. Joseph, MI; William E. Smith, Minister of the Gospel and Virginia's grandfther, officiated with witnesses Eleanor Van Haaften and Horace Brown, both of Kalamazoo 
Witness: Eleanor Van Haaften
Milit-End*in the US Army, European Front, World War II 
Marriage*8 September 1945Sturgis, St. Joseph, MI; Mary Ethlyn Flanders 
Occupation*a plumber 
Death*1 January 2001St. Joseph County, MI 
Burial*Lakeside Cemetery, Colon, St. Joseph, MI 


Virginia Ruth Van Haaften b. 8 Mar 1914, d. 13 Apr 1994
Child 1.Madalon Joan Myers b. 1 Apr 1935, d. 9 Apr 2020

Albert Weston

Birth*12 December 18981930 and 1940 census has MI, draft record has Kalamazoo MI, marriage record has Germany, not in 1900 U.S. census in MI 
Marriage*27 June 1928Frances A. Diegel; Assumption Grotto Church, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Fr Joseph S. Marx officiated with witnesses Arthur Diegel and Irene Burkel, both of Detroit 
Witness: Irene A. Diegel
Witness: Arthur Paul Diegel
Occupation*self employed housing electrician 
Death*10 January 1980Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Burial*Assumption Grotto Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 


Frances A. Diegel b. 11 May 1901, d. 26 Aug 1982

Max Russell

Birth*3 June 1910Lansing, Ingham, MI 
Marriage*5 October 1940Marion Frances Wickens; Lansing, Ingham, MI 
Employment*Oldsmobile in Lansing as a factory worker 
Death*26 May 2002Livingston County, MI; resided in Pinckney 
Burial*Pinckney Cemetery, Pinckney, Livingston, MI 


Marion Frances Wickens b. 15 Nov 1916, d. 5 May 1999

John S. Browne

Birth*8 May 1857McKeesport, Allegheny, Pennsylvania 
Marriage*18 May 1893Alice Elizabeth Crabtree; McLean County, IL 
Death*20 December 1926Bloomington, McLean, IL 
Burial*24 December 1926Stouts Grove Cemetery, Danvers, McLean, IL 


Alice Elizabeth Crabtree b. 15 Feb 1875, d. 20 May 1935
Child 1.John Samuel Browne+ b. 6 Dec 1904, d. 27 Mar 1992

Alice Elizabeth Crabtree

Father*Samuel Crabtree b. 6 Feb 1824, d. 10 Jan 1916
Birth*15 February 1875Mackinaw Twp., Tazewell, IL 
Married NameBrowne 
Marriage*18 May 1893John S. Browne; McLean County, IL 
Death*20 May 1935Mackinaw, Tazewell, IL 
Burial*23 May 1935Stouts Grove Cemetery, Danvers, McLean, IL 


John S. Browne b. 8 May 1857, d. 20 Dec 1926
Child 1.John Samuel Browne+ b. 6 Dec 1904, d. 27 Mar 1992

Samuel Crabtree

Birth*6 February 1824KY 
Death*10 January 1916Lilly, Tazewell, IL 
Burial*12 January 1916Stouts Grove Cemetery, Danvers, Tazewell, IL 


Child 1.Alice Elizabeth Crabtree+ b. 15 Feb 1875, d. 20 May 1935

Sarah Josephine Smith

Birth*26 March 1906Oceana County, MI 
Married NameWittenberg 
Marriage*7 January 1931Orrin Franklin "Blondie" Wittenberg; Muskegon Heights, Muskegon, MI; Rev O.R. Gratton officiated with witnesses Olga Ruth Mittenberg of Three Rivers and Edwin Guy Smith of Muskegon Heights 
Death*12 January 1948Three Rivers, St. Joseph, MI 
Burial*Riverside Cemetery, Three Rivers, St. Joseph, MI 


Orrin Franklin "Blondie" Wittenberg b. 28 Apr 1905, d. 8 Feb 1980
Children 1.Yvonne Wittenberg b. 20 Sep 1931, d. Nov 1978
 2.Bernard Franklin Wittenberg b. 21 May 1935, d. 10 Dec 2008

James Edward Williamson

Birth*4 February 1895Barry County, MI 
Marriage*22 May 1916Henrietta Versluis; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Rev. G. Kooiker officiated with witnesses Wm Geldersma and Geo E. Rogers Jr, both of Grand Rapids 
Occupation*an auto mechanic at Seydel Bros in Kalamazoo 
CauseDeathfell from a ladder and fractured his skull 
Death*3 October 1937Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 
Burial*6 October 1937Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI 


Henrietta Versluis b. 8 Nov 1894, d. 23 Jan 1989

Roy Wallace Clason

Birth*12 January 1912Allegan, Allegan, MI 
Marriage*1 March 1930Adaline Alice Zylman; Kalamazoo County, MI 
Death*13 November 1967Wayne County, MI 


Adaline Alice Zylman b. 26 Feb 1912, d. 9 Apr 1981
Child 1.Bruce Roger Clason

Harry Howard Lamphere

Birth*14 July 1906Gobles, Van Buren, MI 
Marriage*15 September 1937Adaline Alice Zylman; Elkhart County, IN; Rev. Trevor V.D. Dillion officiated with witnesses Effie and Walter Lamphere 
Employment*Montgomery Ward as a service man, later at Ben Rose Quality Tire Co in Kalamazoo 
Death*September 1978Kalamazoo County, MI 
Burial*Indian Fields Cemetery, Portage, Kalamazoo, MI 


Adaline Alice Zylman b. 26 Feb 1912, d. 9 Apr 1981

Chloe Adair Carter

Birth*19 February 1901Carson, Pottawattamie, IA 
Married NameNason 
Marriage*5 November 1926Harold Elmer Nason; Tipton, Cedar, IA; Rev C. K. Hindron officiated with witnesses Mr. & Mrs. J.C. France 
Death*22 January 1979Broward County, FL; resided in Sioux City, Woodbury, IA 


Harold Elmer Nason b. 10 Feb 1903, d. May 1963

Anne Louise Byrne

Birth*13 April 1906Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada 
Married NameNason 
Marriage*28 July 1934Frank Edgar Nason; Otisville, Genesee, MI; E.L. Stinson, Justice of the Peace, officiated, with witnesses Charles and Marie Hadaway, both of Flint 
Death*10 March 1997Pinellas County, FL 


Frank Edgar Nason b. 17 May 1901, d. 6 Jun 1974

Winifred I. Mostow

Birth*7 November 1914NJ 
Married NameNason 
Marriage*4 November 1937Ralph Albert Nason; Manhattan, New York, NY 
Death*6 January 1987Teaneck Twp., Bergen, NJ 


Ralph Albert Nason b. 15 Jan 1916, d. 4 Sep 1990

James H. Bates

Father*Augustus Henry Bates b. 12 Nov 1845, d. 5 Jan 1925
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Haggard b. Apr 1852, d. 2 Feb 1879
Birth*21 July 1872IA 
Marriage*28 August 1894Everdina Helena "Effie" Nakken; Marshalltown, Marshall, IA; S. Stalls, J.P. officiated 
(Witness) Death5 January 1925Augustus Henry Bates; Conrad, Grundy, IA 
(Witness) Marriage3 February 1936Ethel Mabel Bates, Clarence Charles Nason; Methodist Episcopal Church, Conrad, Grundy, IA; Rev Floyd R. Maynard officiated with witnesses James H. Bates and Mrs. Charles Nason 
Death*11 November 1950Grundy County, IA 
Burial*Conrad Cemetery, Conrad, Grundy, IA 


Everdina Helena "Effie" Nakken b. 24 Feb 1876, d. 26 Oct 1948
Children 1.Ethel Mabel Bates+ b. 5 Feb 1908, d. 23 Dec 1996
 2.Harvey James Bates b. 2 Dec 1911, d. 17 Sep 1959