(Abt 1794-Aft 1870)
Matilda Dolly Ann SLAUGHTER
(Abt 1791-Aft 1870)
Nathan Henry WICKHAM
Jemima BASS
Frederick SHAMBLEN
Aseneth "Sena" WICKHAM
Emmaretta SHAMBLEN


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1. John Willoughby "Will" MICKELWAIT

Emmaretta SHAMBLEN 2

  • Born: 4 May 1854, Noble Co, OH 2
  • Marriage (1): John Willoughby "Will" MICKELWAIT on 2 May 1875 in Glenwood, Mills Co, IA 1
  • Died: 8 Sep 1897, Glenwood, Mills Co, IA at age 43 3
  • Buried: Glenwood Cem, Mills Co, IA 4

bullet  General Notes:

MILL CO, IA MARRIAGE RECORDS: John W. Mickelwait married Emmaretta "Shamblin" on May 2, 1875.

1880 IA CENSUS, Mills Co, Center Twp: J. W. Mickelwait, 30, farmer, b. IA, parents b. England; wife "Enna"(?), 25, b. OH, parents b. OH; sister-in-law Minta(?) Shamblen, 16, b. IA, parents b. OH; dau Eva(?), 2, b. IA, father b. IA. (Listed next to George Mickelwait on census.)

HISTORY OF MILLS CO, IA, 1895: "Emmaretta married John Mickelwait and raised her family in Glenwood."

MILLS CO, IA DEATH RECORDS: "Emareta" Mickelwait, d. Sep 8, 1897, 43 yrs, 4 mo, 4 days. Died Glenwood and buried Glenwood Cem.

OBIT: Glenwood Opinion, September 16, 1897: On Wednesday of last week, Sept. 8, death claimed another of our citizens. For several months Mrs. J. W. Mickelwait had been ill, but there were few who realized the nature or seriousness of the trouble. It was evident, however, to those treating her that it was only a question of time when she would be taken away. The time came altogether too soon for her many friends and relatives.
The funeral was held at the home, Pastor F. R. Leach officiating. Though the day was very warm the funeral was largely attended. Through all the sickness the departed showed a patience and sweetness of disposition seldom seen in one who suffered so much. Mrs. Mickelwait was a member of the Baptist church of this city, faithful and earnest in her Christian life. She was highly respected by all who knew her. A husband and two children, Jennie and Ivy, remain to mourn the loss.
Mrs. Mickelwait was born in Noble County, Ohio, May 4, 1854, and was therefore 43 years of age at her death. In 1875 she was married to J. W. Mickelwait. They resided in Mills County till '83, when they moved to Nebraska, there they lived till two years ago when they returned to Glenwood. The family desires to express their sincere thanks to the many friends who rendered timely assistance during the illness and funeral.

MILLS CO, IA WPA: Will Mickelwait 1850 - 1941; Emma Mickelwait 1854 - 1897. Section 15, row 1.


Emmaretta married John Willoughby "Will" MICKELWAIT, son of George MICKELWAIT and Harriet GIBBS, on 2 May 1875 in Glenwood, Mills Co, IA.1 (John Willoughby "Will" MICKELWAIT was born on 9 Aug 1850 in Hillsboro, Henry Co, IA,2 died on 14 Aug 1941 in Glenwood, Mills Co, IA 4 and was buried in Glenwood Cem, Mills Co, IA.)



1 Mills Co, IA Marriages.

2 History of Mills Co, IA - 1985 (1985).

3 Mills Co, IA Deaths.

4 Mills Co, IA WPA Graves Registration.

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