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Andrew B. WOODSON
Elisabeth MEGAN
Reuben R. WICKHAM
(1819-1890)
Elenor "Ellen" VANFOSSEN
(1824-1906)
Frank WOODSON
(1857-1929)
Sophia WICKHAM
(1860-1955)
Reuben WOODSON
(1887-1938)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Viola Jane SMOCK

Reuben WOODSON 2 3

  • Born: 3 Sep 1887, Waucoma, Fayette Co, IA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Viola Jane SMOCK about 1913 1
  • Died: 26 May 1938, IA at age 50 5
  • Buried: Oak Lawn Cem., Eden Twp, Fayette Co., IA 5
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bullet  General Notes:

IA, COUNTY BIRTHS, 1880-1935:
Name: Reuben F Woodson
Event: Birth
Event Date: 03 Sep 1887
Event Place: Waucoma, Fayette, Iowa, United States
Gender: Male
Father: Frank Woodson
Mother: Sophia Wickham
Certificate Number: 2169
Film Number: 1018347
Digital Folder Number: 4708019
Image Number: 00016

1910 IA CENSUS, Fayette Co, Auburn Twp: Frank Woodson, 58, 1st marriage, married 34 yrs, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. IL, farmer, gen. farm; wife Sophia, 49, 1st marriage, married 34 yrs, 10 children, 10 living, b. IA, parents b. OH; son "Rubin", 22, single, farmer, home farm; dau "Alvina", 14; dau. Evelyn, 12; dau. "Alto", 9. All children were b. IA, parents b. IA. (John Woodson and James Woodson were listed on the same census page.)

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: Reuben Homewood, Waucoma, Fayette Co, IA; 29; b. Sep 3, 1887 in Waucoma, Fayette Co, IA; farming, self-employed, Eden Twp, Fayette Co, IA; married, supports wife and 2 children; claimed exemption from draft because of his dependents; tall, medium build, blue eyes, dark brown hair, slightly bald.

1920 IA CENSUS, Fayette Co, Eden Twp: Reuben Woodson, rent, 32, farmer; wife Viola, 33, b. IA; son Earl, 6; dau. Virgie, 4; son Alfred, 1 10/12. All were b. IA, parents b. IA.

1930 IA CENSUS, Fayette Co, Union Twp: "Rubin" Woodson, 42, 1st marriage age 26, laborer; wife Viola, 33, 1st marriage age 16; son Earl, 17, laborer; dau. Virgie, 14; son Alfred, 12; dau. Eva, 7. All were b. IA, parents b. IA.

Out of the Midwest - A Portrait of Fayette Co, IA, 1976, p. 126: Maintenance employees out of West Union include Reuben Woodson.

FAYETTE CO, IA CEMETERY RECORDS, Oak Lawn Cem: Reuben Wickham, b. Sept 31, 1887, d. May 26, 1938
(Note: Since Sept. has only 30 days, this birth date must be incorrect.)


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Reuben married Viola Jane SMOCK, daughter of David SMOCK and Isabel KELSEY, about 1913.1 (Viola Jane SMOCK was born on 8 Sep 1896 in IA,5 died on 29 Jul 1977 in IA 5 and was buried in Oak Lawn Cem., Eden Twp, Fayette Co., IA 5.)


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Sources


1 1930 IA Census.

2 1895 IA State Census.

3 IA, County Births, 1880-1935.

4 WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

5 Fayette Co, IA Cemetery Records.


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