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John "Jack" FORSHEY Jr.
Frederick SHAMBLEN
Aseneth "Sena" WICKHAM
(Abt 1849-1892)

Lillian "Lillie" Mae FORSHEY


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1. Harry Heaton SALISBURY

2. Frank J. LAMBERTZ

Lillian "Lillie" Mae FORSHEY 3

  • Born: 12 Feb 1874, OH 1
  • Marriage (1): Harry Heaton SALISBURY on 11 Feb 1892 in Red Oak, Montgomery Co, IA 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Frank J. LAMBERTZ on 23 Dec 1915 in Red Oak, Montgomery Co, IA 2
  • Died: 6 Oct 1937, Clarinda, Page Co, IA at age 63
  • Buried: Evergreen Cem, Red Oak, Montgomery Co, IA

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1900 IA CENSUS, Montgomery Co, Red Oak city:
Harry Salisbury, Aug 1871, 28, married 8 yrs, b. IL, parents b. IL, stationary engineer; wife Lillian, Feb 1876, 24, married 8 yrs, 1 child, 1 living, b. OH, parents b. OH; Dale, July 1896, 4, b. IA, father b. IL and mother b. OH.

1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Montgomery Co, Red Oak, 107 E. St.:
Lillian "Sallsbury", 35, divorced, retired, 6th grade education, b. OH, parents b. OH, in IA 25 yrs, Christian; Harry "Sallsbury", 18, single, employed by Fireman Elect. Co., 6th grade education, b. IA, father b. IL, mother b. OH, in IA 18 yrs, no church affiliation.

1920 IA CENSUS, Montgomery, Red Oak city:
Frank Lambertz, 58, emigrated to US from Germany in 1869, became naturalized citizen in 1875, b. Prussia, parents b. Prussia (Germany), no occupation listed; Lillie, 44(?), b. OH, parents b. OH; stepson Harry D. "Salsberry", 22, b. IA, father b. NE and mother b. OH, no occupation listed.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Montgomery Co, Red Oak:
Frank J. Lambertz, 63, in US 46 yrs, in IA 37 yrs, 6th grade education, b. Germany, father: John Lambertz who was b. Germany, mother: Anna Hiljers who was b. Germany and married Germany, unclassified laborer, Protestant; wife Lillie M., 45, 7th grade education, b. OH, father: Sam'l "Forshay" who was b. OH, mother: Nancy Shamblin who was b. OH and married OH, Protestant.

OBIT: Red Oak Sun, 15 Oct 1937
(portion of obit must be missing)
Among those from a distance who were here Friday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Lillian Lambertz were Mr. and Mrs. William Lutz of Malvern, Mrs. Harry Snyder of Creston, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kinsey and Frances Jahnke of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Eliza Askern of Glenwood.
(Submitted by Melissa Hillstrom)

Montgomery Co., IA WPA Graves Registration:
Lillian "Lambert" d. 10-7-1937 Evergreen Cem, Red Oak

INFO - from
Lillie Mae suffered from mental problems. It is unknown whether it was a result of having lost her first son at an early age or from her husband being murdered. She spent a great deal of time in the Clarinda, IA mental hospital and at least once in Des Moines. A woman who keeps the records in Clarinda shared that Lillie was married at 16, had a sibling with TB, sister with epilepsy,a total of 9 brothers and sisters and she had quit school at 14 to help her mother. She was admitted to the mental hospital in 1927,1929,1937.


Lillian married Harry Heaton SALISBURY, son of Byron Francis SALISBURY and Luella JOHNSON, on 11 Feb 1892 in Red Oak, Montgomery Co, IA.1 2 (Harry Heaton SALISBURY was born on 14 Aug 1871 in Kirkwood, Warren Co, IL,4 died on 5 Aug 1904 in Red Oak, Montgomery Co, IA 4 and was buried in Evergreen Cem, Red Oak, Montgomery Co, IA 4.)


Lillian next married Frank J. LAMBERTZ, son of John LAMBERTZ and Ann HILJERS, on 23 Dec 1915 in Red Oak, Montgomery Co, IA.2 (Frank J. LAMBERTZ was born in Feb 1861 in Germany,1 died in 1933 in probably Montgomery Co, IA 5 and was buried in 1933 in Salem Cem, West Twp, Montgomery Co, IA 5.)



1 1900 IA Census.

2 Info from Melissa Hillstrom.

3 1880 WV Census.

4 Montgomery Co, IA WPA.

5 Grave Records of Montgomery Co, IA.

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