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1. Sherman M. WICKHAM


  • Born: 25 Sep 1866, near Steamboat Rock, Hardin Co, IA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Sherman M. WICKHAM on 29 Aug 1887 in Steamboat Rock, Hardin Co, IA
  • Died: 24 Mar 1949, Eldora, Hardin Co, IA at age 82 1 2
  • Buried: 27 Mar 1949, Steamboat Rock Cem, Steamboat Rock, Hardin Co, IA 1 3

bullet  General Notes:

1870 IA STATE CENSUS, Hardin Co, Clay Twp: Rosetta Rainsbarger, 5, b. OH was listed with her parents, William and Elizabeth Rainsbarger, both b. OH, and siblings.

1920 IA CENSUS, Hardin Co, Clay Twp: John H. Rainsbarger, 49, farmer; uncle Frank Rainsbarger, 58, carpenter; sister Rosie E. Wickham, 51, b. IA; niece Gladys V. Wickham, 18, b. IA.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Hardin Co, Clay Twp: "Joh Rainsbarge", 42, single, 3rd grade education, b. IA, farmer; sister R. Wickham, 50, wd, 6th grade education. The parents of both: Wm. Rainsbarger who was b. OH and E. "Argood" who was b. OH.

1930 IA CENSUS, Hardin Co, Clay Twp: Rosetta Wickham, 62, wd, b. IA, was living with her brother John H. Rainsbarger, 60, single, b. IA, farmer.

Hardin County Index, Eldora, IA - Thurs., March 31, 1949:
Mrs. Wickham, 82, Dies Here; Funeral Held at Steamboat -
Funeral services for Mrs. Rosa E. Wickham were held Sunday afternoon in the Presbyterian church at Steamboat Rock, conducted by Rev. Harold(?) Johnson(?).
Music was furnished by Mrs. Abe H. Jaspers with vocals by Mrs. Alvin Jaspers, Mrs. Herman P Lloyd and Marion Van Dyk. Flower laders were Hattie Tholen and Marie Elders. Pallbearers were Homer Ware, Bud Smith, Harry Wilhams, Otto Laken(?), Mike Zielske and Will Daleske.
Interment was in the Steamboat Rock cemetery.
Rosa E. Rainsbarger was born Sept. 25, 1866, in Hardin county near Steamboat Rock and passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Cyril Collins, in Eldora March 24.
On Aug. 29, 187 she was united in marriage to Sherman Wickham. To this union wre born six children. Two sons and her husband preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Earl Wickham of Steamboat Rock and Richard of St. Louis, Mo., two daughters, Mrs. Gladys Smith of Steamboat Rock and Mrs. Ruby Collins of Eldora, and a brother John Rainsbarger of Steamboat Rock. She also leaves six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Rosa E. Wickham


Rosetta married Sherman M. WICKHAM, son of Asahel Marvin "Acel" WICKHAM and Ermina SEABURY, on 29 Aug 1887 in Steamboat Rock, Hardin Co, IA. (Sherman M. WICKHAM was born in Jul 1868 in IA,4 died on 7 Oct 1922 in East St, Louis, St. Clair Co, IL 2 5 and was buried on 11 Oct 1922 in Steamboat Rock Cem, Steamboat Rock, Hardin Co, IA 3 5.)



1 Obituary of Rosa Rainsbarger Wickham.

2 Steamboat Rock Cemetery Records.

3 All 48 Hardin Co, IA Cemeteries.

4 1900 IA Census.

5 IL, Deaths & Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947.

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