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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

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.)


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.)



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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