Alpheus R. DEVORE 1
- Born: 23 Jan 1852, OH 2
- Marriage (1): Margaret Elizabeth JOHNSON on 25 Aug 1881 in Marengo, Iowa Co, IA 1
- Died: 15 Mar 1912, Poweshiek Co, IA at age 60 2
- Buried: Kent Cem, Madison Twp, Poweshiek Co, IA 2
PHOTO: submitted by Beulah DeVore Stock
1856 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Jefferson Twp: "Alpheus" Devore, 4, b. OH, was living with Alphus Wickham and his wife Christina.
1860 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, p. 539: "Alphius Wickeham", 46, farmer, $1800 real estates, $484 personal prop, b. NY; Christina, 32, b. OH; Alpheus Devore, age 8, b. OH; Isaac Wickham, 14, b. OH; Soloman Wickham, 9, b. OH. (Alpheus Devore, Isaac Wickham & Solomon Wickham were Alphus & Christina's nephews.) (Listed on the same census page was Alpheus' brother, Benjamin Wickham.)
1870 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Jefferson Twp, p. 320: "Alf" Wickham, 56, farmer, b. NY, $3000 real estate, $750 personal prop, could not read or write; wife Christina, 48, b. OH, could not read or write; "Alf Devor", 18, b. OH, farm laborer, could not write.
1880 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Jefferson Twp: Alpheus Wickham, 66, farmer, b. NY, parents b. NY, cannot read or write; wife "Christiana", 51, keeping house, b. OH, parents b. OH, cannot read or write; nephew Alpheus DeVore, 28, laborer, b. OH, parents b. OH.
IA MARRIAGES, 1809-1992:
Grooom's Name: Alpheus Or Alphens Devore
Groom's Birth Date: 1851
Groom's Birthplace: U. S.
Groom's Age: 30
Bride's Name: Margaret E. Johnson
Bride's Birth Date: 1862
Bride's Birthplace: U. S.
Bride's Age: 19
Marriage Date: 25 Aug 1881
Marriage Place: Marengo, Iowa, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: Isaac Devore
Groom's Mother's Name: S. Wickham
Bride's Father's Name: Richard Johnson
Bride's Mother's Name: Ruth Kinny
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Single
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status: Single
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02545-2
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 988207
Reference Number: p12
1900 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Jefferson Twp:
Alphus R. Devore, Jan 1852, 48, married 19 yrs, b. OH, parents b. OH, farmer; wife Margaret E., Sep 1862, 37, married 19 yrs, 5 children, 5 living, b. IA, parents b. OH;
son Isaac R., Aug 1884, 15, at school;
dau. Christina D., Sep 1882, 17, at school;
son Benjamin W., Aug 1887, 12, at school;
son George W., Sep 1893, 6, at school;
dau. Ruth C. J., Jun 1896, 3.
All children were b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. IA.
1905 IA STATE CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Jefferson Twp, Hartwick P.O.: Alpheus R. Devore;
1910 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Jefferson Twp:
A. R. Devore, 58, wd, b. OH, parents b. US, truck farmer;
daughter Christina, 27, single;
daughter Ruth, 13, single.
Both children were b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. IA.
POWESHIEK CO, IA, DEATH RECORDS:
Alpheus Devore, died Mar. 17, 1918, Jefferson Twp. of abscess of the hip joint; 60 y, 2 m, 23 d; widower; farmer; b. Jan 23, 1852 in OH; no parents listed. Informant was his son "Isac" Devore of Hartwick (Jefferson Twp, Poweshiek Co.), IA.
(Note: The death date must be incorrect in this listing.)
Alpheus married Margaret Elizabeth JOHNSON, daughter of Richard JOHNSON and Ruth KINNEY, on 25 Aug 1881 in Marengo, Iowa Co, IA.1 (Margaret Elizabeth JOHNSON was born on 16 Sep 1862 in IA,2 died on 8 Dec 1904 in Brooklyn, Poweshiek Co, IA 2 and was buried in Kent Cem, Madison Twp, Poweshiek Co, IA 2.)