Joy Claudius MICKELWAIT 1
- Born: 24 Oct 1888, Brainard, Butler Co, NE 2
- Marriage (1): Anna Marie ANDERSON on 10 Nov 1909 in Glenwood, Mills Co, IA 1
- Died: 2 Jul 1943, Glenwood, Mills Co, IA at age 54 1
- Buried: Glenwood Cem, Mills Co, IA 3
1910 IA CENSUS, Mills Co, Glenwood Twp, Glenwood city: Joy C. "Michelwait", male, 21, 1st marriage, married 0 yrs, b. NE, retail merchant, grocery store, rent house; wife Anna, 21, 1st marriage, married 0 yrs, b. NE, parents b. Denmark.
WW1 DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: Joy "Claudious" Mickelwait of Glenwood, Mills Co, IA; 28; b. Oct 24, 1888 at Brainerd, NE; self-employed farmer at Glenwood; prior military experience: Private, infantry, 3 yrs, Nat'l Guard of Iowa; tall, medium build, light brown eyes, dark brown hair.
1920 IA CENSUS, Mills Co, Glenwood Twp: Joy C. "Micklewaite", 31, b. NE, father b. OH, mother b. IA, farmer; wife Anna M., 31, b. NE, parents b. Denmark; dau. Joy E., 6, b. IA, parents b. NE.
1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Mills Co, Glenwood; Joy C. "Micklewait", 36, 9th grade education, b. NE, father: Will "Micklewait" who was b. IA, mother: Emma "Shamland" who was b. IA and married IA, served in Army from IA, engaged in agriculture; wife Anna, 36, 12th grade education, b. IA, father ____ Anderson who was b. Denmark, mother Mary _____ who was b. Denmark and married NE, Adventist; dau. Joy Anna, 11, b. IA, father: J. C. Micklewait, mother: Anna Anderson.
1930 IA CENSUS, Mills Co, Glenwood Twp: Joy C. "Micklewait", owned home $5000, 41, married age 21, b. NE, parents b. NE, manager of warehouse; wife Anna M., 40, married age 20, b. NE, parents b. Denmark; dau. Joy A., 16, b. IA, parents b. NE
HISTORY OF MILLS CO, IA, 1925: He preferred to be known as Joy C. or J. C. Mickelwait. He lived his entire life in Glenwood, IA. As a young man he belonged to the National Guard. He enlisted in the Army during WW I and was in Officer's Training School in AK at the time of the armistice. At the time of his death he was a member of the Home Guard that was formed during WW II. He helped organize the first 4-H Clubs in Mills County. Hunting and fishing were his hobbies and he told colorful stories of hunting experiences along the bottom lands of the Missouri River."
WORLD WAR 1 VETERANS: J. C. Mickelwait of Glenwood - Amry
MILLS CO, IA CEMETERIES: Mickelwait, Joy C. Oct 24, 1888 - Jul 2, 1943 Iowa Pvt. Inf (World War I)
Joy married Anna Marie ANDERSON, daughter of Charles ANDERSON and Mary JORGENSEN, on 10 Nov 1909 in Glenwood, Mills Co, IA.1 (Anna Marie ANDERSON was born on 20 Jan 1889 in Wolbach, Greeley Co, NE 1 and died in Nov 1986 in St. Charles, St. Charles Co, MO 4.)