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Samanta ANKRAM
Valentine HEMPHILL
Samantha Anna OLIPHANT
Cleveland Valentine HEMPHILL


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1. Grace M. TOPLIFF

Cleveland Valentine HEMPHILL 2

  • Born: 4 Oct 1885, CA 3
  • Marriage (1): Grace M. TOPLIFF about 1915 in Vinton, Linn Co, IA 1
  • Died: Mar 1984, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA at age 98 4

bullet  General Notes:

1910 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Monroe Twp: Valentine Hemphill, 52(?), 2nd marriage, married 28 yrs, b. IA, parents b. OH, farmer, gen. farm; wife Samantha A., 49, married 28 yrs, 4 children, 4 living, b. IA; son Cleveland, 22, b. CA, parents b. IA, farm laborer, home farm.

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: Cleveland Valentine Hemphill, 129 W. 3 at Kenwood P., Linn Co, IA; 32, b. Oct 4 1885; laborer, employed by T.(?) M. St. Clair Co., Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA; nearest relative: Mrs. Grace Hemphill, 129 W. 3 at Kenwood, Linn Co, IA; short, stout, color of eyes and hair not listed.

1920 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Monroe Twp: Dewey Morris, 20(?), single, b. IA, parents b. IA, farmer, gen. farm; boarder Cleveland Hemphill (Hamphill?), 34, married, b. CA, parents b. IA, laborer, farm; housekeeper Grace Hemphill, 37, married, b. KS, father b. IA, mother b. US, housekeeper, private family. (Listed next to them on the census was John & Etta Morris.)

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Linn Co, Monroe Twp: Cleveland Hemphill, 39, 5th grade reader, b. CA, father: Valentine Hemphill who was b. IA, mother: Samantha Oliphant who was b. IA and married Marion, IA, unclassified laborer; wife Grace M., 39, 8th grade education, b. KS, father: Albert Topliff who was b. KS, mother: Anna David who was b. IA and married unknown, engaged in personal service, Protestant; son Leslie E., 4; dau. Mattie I.(?), 2. Both children were b. IA, father: Cleveland Hemphill, mother: Grace Topliff who married Vinton, IA. (Listed next to them on the census were John & Iva Bowers.)

1930 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids town: Cleveland V. Hemphill, 44, 1st marriage age 30, b. CA, parents b. IA, section hand, railroad; wife Grace M., 44, 1st marriage age 30, b. KS, parents b. KS; son Leslie E., 9; dau. Mattie L., 5; son Dale W., 4-5/12(?); dau. Mary L., 0/12. All children were b. IA father b. CA, mother b. KS.

SSDI: Cleveland Hemphill; b. 4 Oct 1885; d. Mar 1984; issue IA; last residence: Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA.


Cleveland married Grace M. TOPLIFF, daughter of Albert TOPLIFF and Anna DAVID, about 1915 in Vinton, Linn Co, IA.1 (Grace M. TOPLIFF was born about 1886 in KS 5 and died after 1930 in probably Linn Co, IA 1.)



1 1930 IA Census.

2 1900 IA Census.

3 WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

4 Social Security Death Index.

5 1920 IA Census.

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