David SHAFER
Mary RICE
Lydia Ann SHAFER
(1845-1922)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Asahel J. WICKHAM

Lydia Ann SHAFER 1

  • Born: 18 Feb 1845, MI 2
  • Marriage (1): Asahel J. WICKHAM on 5 Jun 1861 in Eldora, Hardin Co, IA 1
  • Died: 12 Apr 1922, Wright Co, IA at age 77 2
  • Buried: Franklin Grove Cem, Belmond, Wright Co, IA 3
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bullet  General Notes:

NAME: Listed as Lydia Rice in her daughter Mabel's marriage record.

1900 IA CENSUS, Wright Co, Pleasant Twp: "Liddie" Wickham, Feb 1844, 56, wd, 7 children, 5 living, b. MI, father b. VA, mother b. NY, farmer; son Winfield, April 1881, 19, single, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MI, laborer, farm.

1910 IA CENSUS, Wright Co, Pleasant Twp, Belmond city, Apr 12: Millard M. Brooks, 26, 1st marriage, married 2 yrs, b. IA, father b. IN, mother b. WI, butter maker, creamery; wife Hazel E., 20, 1st marriage, 1 child, 1 living, b. IA, parents b. IA; dau. Mandie E, 11/12, b. IA, parents b. IA; grandmother "Liddie" A. Wickham 65(?), wd, 7 children, 4 living, b. MI, father b. VA, mother b. NY.

1910 IA CENSUS, Hancock Co, Avery Twp, May 3: Lydia Wickham, mother-in-law, 65, wd, b. MI, father b. VA, mother b. NY. She was living with her daughter and son-in law, William H. & Anna Mabel Brooks.

1915 IA CENSUS, Wright Co, Belmond town: Liddie Wickham, 70, wd, never went to school, in IA 63 yrs, b. MI, father b. VA, mother b. NY; Ed Wickham, 50, wd, 8th grade education, "buss" driver, in IA 42 yrs, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MI; Claude Wickham, 16, single, farm hand, 8th grade education, in IA 10 yrs, b. IA, parents b. IA; Nannie Wickham, 10, in IA 2 yrs, b. WI,father b. IA, mother b. WI.

1920 IA CENSUS, Wright Co, Pleasant Twp, Belmond town: Lydia Wickham, 74, wd, b. MI, father b. VA, mother b. NY; son Jacob Wickham, 52, div., b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. MI, laborer, mason. Listed next to Jacob Wickham and family on census.

DEATH RECORDS, WRIGHT CO, IA: "Lidy" Wickham, widow, b. 18 Feb 1845 in MI and d. 12 Apr 1922 at age 77, 1 mo, 24 days; father: David Shafer who was b. Germany; mother: Mary Rice who was b. NY; informant: Lake Wickham.

TOMBSTONE RECORDS OF WRIGHT CO, IA - Franklin Grove Cem, Belmond, IA:
Lidy - Liddy Shafer (mother) 18 Feb 1845 - 12 Apr 1922


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Lydia married Asahel J. WICKHAM, son of John WICKHAM Jr. and Eunice CUNNINGHAM, on 5 Jun 1861 in Eldora, Hardin Co, IA.1 (Asahel J. WICKHAM was born on 30 Mar 1835 in Monroe Co, OH,4 5 died on 19 May 1897 in Belmond, Wright Co, IA 6 and was buried in Franklin Grove Cem, Belmond, Wright Co, IA 3.)


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Sources


1 Hardin Co, IA Marriage Book 1.

2 Wright Co, IA Deaths.

3 Cemetery Records of Franklin Grove Cem, Wright Co, IA.

4 Family Bible of John Wickham, Jr.

5 IA, Deaths & Burials, 1850-1990.

6 Wright Co, IA Deaths, 1890-1897.


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