Elmira (---)
George Frederick JONTE
(1874-1942)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Myrtle Lucinda WICKHAM

2. Arilla BECKWITH

George Frederick JONTE 1

  • Born: 24 Jan 1874, NE 2
  • Marriage (1): Myrtle Lucinda WICKHAM on 6 Nov 1901 in KS 1
  • Marriage (2): Arilla BECKWITH
  • Died: 1942, KS at age 68 1 3
  • Buried: East Bethany Cem, Neosho Co, KS 3
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bullet  General Notes:

1880 NE CENSUS, Hall Co, Wood River Precinct:
George "Jante", 5, b. NE, parents b. OH.
He was living with his widowed mother, Elmira Jonte, and siblings.

1900 NE CENSUS, Custer Co, Westerville Twp:
George F. "Johnte", servant, 26, single, b. NE, father b. France, mother b. OH, farm laborer.
He was living with James & Mary E. Bookman(?).

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918:
George Frederick Jonte of Broken Bow, Custer Co, NE; 44; b. Jan 24, 1874; teamster, own business in Broken Bow, NE; wife: Myrtle Lucinda Jonte of Broken Bow, Custer, NE; short, slender, hazel eyes, black hair.

1930 KS CENSUS, Labette Co, Parsons city, 2028 Maple Ave:
Geroge F., age not listed, wd, b. NE, father b. IN, mother b. IL, rent $15, car repair, RR Co;
son Fred D., 20, single, b. NE, laborer, gen. work;
son "Marrion" F., 14, b. NE;
dau. Charlotte M., 12, b. NE;
son "Emery" I. (or J?), 9-11/12, b. KS;
dau. Bernice A. Setters, 24, married,1st marriage age 18, b. NE.
The parents of all children were b. NE.

1940 KS CENSUS, Labette Co, Labette Twp:
George E. Jonte, 66, married, 6th, b. NE, 1935: rural Labette Co, KS, farmer, farm;
Arilla, wife, 35, married, 8th, b. OK, 1935: rural Labette Co, KS;
John Paul, son, 3, b. KS;
"Emery", son, 20, single, 8th b. KS, 1935: rural Labette Co, KS, farm hand, farm;
Fred, son, 29, single, 6th, b. NE, 1935: rural Labette Co, KS, farm hand, farm.

FIND A GRAVE:
Name: George F Jonte
Birth Date: 1874
Age at Death: 68
Death Date: 1942
Cemetery: East Bethany Cem.
Burial Place: Neosho County, Kansas, USA


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George married Myrtle Lucinda WICKHAM, daughter of Isaac Devore WICKHAM and Mary Elizabeth YOUNG, on 6 Nov 1901 in KS.1 (Myrtle Lucinda WICKHAM was born in Apr 1886 in NE,4 died in 1922 in Parsons, Labette Co, KS 1 3 and was buried in East Bethany Cem, Neosho Co, KS 1 3.)


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George next married Arilla BECKWITH. (Arilla BECKWITH was born on 11 Aug 1904 in Nowata Co, OK,3 5 died in Jan 1978 in Ft. Scott, Bourbon Co, KS 3 and was buried in Evergreen cem, Ft. Scott, Bourbon Co, KS 3.)


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Sources


1 Info from Pat Bailey.

2 WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

3 Find A Grave.

4 1900 NE Census.

5 1940 KS Census.


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