Edward FAYER 3
- Born: 27 Aug 1887, Near Montezuma, Poweshiek Co, IA 1
- Marriage (1): Alva Clara VERMILLION in Jul 1904 in Union Twp, Poweshiek Co, IA 1
- Marriage (2): Mary Louise COLLINS on 10 Dec 1929 in Mahaska Co, IA 2
- Died: 31 Jan 1962, Oskaloosa Hospital, Mahaska Co, IA at age 74 1
- Buried: 3 Feb 1962, Montezuma Cem, Jackson Twp, Poweshiek Co, IA 1
IA, COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1838-1934:
Name: Edward Fayer
Event Date: 10 Dec 1929
Event Place: Mahaska, Iowa
Father: Mike Fayer
Mother: Ella Young
Spouse: Mary Louise Collins
Spouse's Age: 22
Spouse's Father: Henry Collins
Spouse's Mother: Ida Myers
Film Number: 1787319
Digital Folder Number: 004266898
Image Number: 00675
1910 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp: Edward Fayer, 27, 1st marriage, married 6 yrs, b. IA, parents b. IA, laborer, odd jobs; wife Emma, 22, 1st marriage, married 6 yrs, 0 children, 0 living, b. IA, parents b. IA.
(Listed next to them on census was Robertson Wickham, 23, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. IA, wife Ella, 17, and son Charles G., 10/12. Who was Robertson Wickham?)
1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp, Montezuma P.O.: Eddie Fayer, 27, married, 12th grade education, farming, owned farm, b. IA, parents b. IA; Clara "Aluie" Fayer, 28, married, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. IA; Verna L. Fayer, 9, b. IA, parents b. IA; Homer E. Fayer, 7, b. IA, parents b. IA; Velma I.(?) Fayer, 5, b. IA, parents b. IA. None had any church affiliation.
1920 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Jackson Twp: Eddie Fayer, 32, b. IA, parents b. IA, farmer, gen. farm; wife Alva, 33, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. IA; dau. Verna L., 13; son Homer E., 12; dau. Thelma I., 10; son Elmer L., 3-7/12. All children were b. IA and parents b. IA. They lived on an unimproved dirt road.
1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Mahaska Co, Madison Twp: Ed Fayer, 37, 10th grade education, b. IA, father: Mike Fayer who was b. IA, mother: Ella Young who was b. IA and married Montezuma, IA, engaged in agriculture; wife Alva C., 38, 5th grade education, b. IA, father: "Cyris" Vervillion(?) who was b. IA, mother: Elizabeth Sarris who was b. IA and married IA, engaged in personal service; son Homer E., 17; dau. "Thelnei", 15; son Elmer L., 8. All children were b. IA, father: Ed Fayer who was b. IA, mother: Alva Vervellian(?) who was b. IA and married Montezuma, IA.
1930 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp: "Edd" Fayer, 44, 1st marriage age 17, b. IA, parents b. IA, farmer, gen. farm, rented home; wife, Louise M., 22, 1st marriage age 16, b. IA, parents b. IA; son "Herald" L., 4; dau. Cecil J., 2; dau. Dorothy P., 4/12. All children were b. IA and parents b. IA.
SSDI: Edward Fayer; b. 27 Aug 1887; d. Jan 1962; issued IA; last residence was not listed.
OBIT, Montezuma (IA) Republican; Feb. 8, 1962 -
Edward Fayer Widely Known in Montezuma Area
Memorial services for Edward Fayer were conducted at 2 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Steffy Funeral Home by Rev. Glenn R. Dicken. Mrs. Dean Doonan, accompanied by Miss Alice Underwood, sand "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Beyond the Sunset".
Interment was in Jackson Township cemetery. Casket bearers were Floyd Stanford, Melvin Johnson, Russell Talbert, Earl Mann, Harold Beaderstadt and Alfred Tish.
Edward, son of Rachel and Mike Fayer, was born near Montezuma, Aug. 27, 1887, and died at the Mahaska hospital, Oskaloosa, Jan. 31, at 74 years of age.
He grew to manhood in this community where he attended rural school. His entire life has been spent in farming.
In July, 1904, he was united in marriage with Alva Vermillion and to this union five children were born. She died Mar. 15, 1925.
On Dec. 10, 1926, he was married to Louise Tish, to this union, six children were born.
He is survived by his wife, three sons, Homer, Larry and Kenneth; four daughters, Verna Van Wyke, Margie Stevens, June Sheets and Dorothy Talbert; also one step-son, Harold Tish; 18 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.
Edward married Alva Clara VERMILLION, daughter of Cyrus VERMILLION and Elizabeth SARRIS, in Jul 1904 in Union Twp, Poweshiek Co, IA.1 (Alva Clara VERMILLION was born about 1887 in IA 4 and died on 15 Mar 1925 1.)
Edward next married Mary Louise COLLINS, daughter of Henry COLLINS and Ida MYERS, on 10 Dec 1929 in Mahaska Co, IA.2 (Mary Louise COLLINS was born on 26 Feb 1908 in IA,5 died on 16 Jan 1986 in Des Moines, Polk Co, IA 5 and was buried in Montezuma Cem, Jackson Twp, Poweshiek Co, IA 6.)