Charles H. STRONG
Mary KUSHMAN

William Riley STRONG
(1869-1942)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Rosetta WATSON

2. Bertha Louise KORGAN

William Riley STRONG 1

  • Born: 25 Sep 1869, Brownsville, Nemaha Co, NE 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Mary Rosetta WATSON on 4 Dec 1889 1
  • Marriage (2): Bertha Louise KORGAN about 1899 in NE 2
  • Died: 13 May 1942, Gering, Scotts Bluff, NE at age 72 1
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bullet  General Notes:

PHOTO: submitted by Brandon Nickisch

1870 NE CENSUS, Nemaha Co, Brownville Prec., Brownville P.O.:
William "B." Strong, 9/12, b. Sept, b. NE.
He was living with Charles & Mary Strong.

1880 NE CENSUS, Nemaha Co, Brownville Precinct:
Mary Strong, dau, 12, at home, attended school, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN;
William Strong, son, 10, at home, attended school, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. IN.
They were living with Charles & Mary Strong.

1900 NE CENSUS, Adams Co, Hastings city:
William Strong, Sep 1869, 30, married 1 yr, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. OH, R. R. laborer;
Bertha, wife, Dec 1880, 19, married 1 yr, 0 children, 0 living, b. IA, parents b. Germany;
Frank W., son, Jan 1894, 7, at school, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Ethel R., dau, Oct 1895, 4, b. IA, father b. NE, mother b. IA.

1910 NE CENSUS, Clay Co, Leicester Twp:
William B. Strong, 40, 2nd marriage, married 12 yrs, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. OH, farmer;
Bertha L., wife, 29, 1st marriage, married 12 yrs, 4 children, 4 living, b. IA, parents b. Germany;
William F., son, 17, attended school, b. MO, father b. NE, mother b. IA, farm laborer, home farm;
Ethel R., dau, 14, attended school, b. IA, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Clarence W., son, 8, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Mabel R., dau, 8, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Alice M., dau, 3, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Edward F., 1, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA.

1920 NE CENSUS, Clay Co, Leicester Twp:
Wm R. Strong, 50, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. OH, farmer, home farm;
Bertha L., wife, 39, b. IA, parents b. Germany;
Clarence W I, son, 18, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA, farmer, at home;
"Mable" R., dau, 14, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Alice M., dau, 13, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Edward F., son, 11, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Robert W., son, 9, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Elwood R., son, 7, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Earl L., son, 5, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Marie G., dau, 4-6/12, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Amy L., dau, 3/12, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA.
(Listed next to wd. Mary Korgan and near Frank Strong on census.)

1930 NE CENSUS, Clay Co, Leicester Twp:
William R. Strong, 60, 1st marriage age 28, b. NE, father b. NY, mother b. OH, proprietor, farm;
Bertha L., wife, 49, 1st marriage age 18, b. IA, parents b. Germany;
Edward F., son, 21, single, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA, no occupation;
Elwood W., son, 17, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA
Earl S., son, 15, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Marie, dau, 13, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Amy L., dau, 10, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
Richard V., son, 8, attended school, b. NE, father b. NE, mother b. IA;


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William married Mary Rosetta WATSON, daughter of George W. WATSON and Rosannah WICKHAM, on 4 Dec 1889.1 (Mary Rosetta WATSON was born on 13 Aug 1873 in Buchanan Co, IA 1 3 and died on 8 Dec 1896 in Brownsville, Nemaha Co, NE 1.)


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William next married Bertha Louise KORGAN about 1899 in NE.2 (Bertha Louise KORGAN was born in Dec 1880 in IA 2.)


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Sources


1 Info from Brandon Nickisch.

2 1900 NE Census.

3 1885 IA Census.


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