Posted By:Andrew Walters
Subject:Re: Shoemaker/Demaris Walla Walla County, Waitsburg WA
Post Date:August 18, 2002 at 19:11:38
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According to the book "The Demaris Tree in the United States" written by Furman DeMaris, I found the following entry that you requested of Minerva Jane Demaris and Solomon Clark Shoemaker. This book contains only the 6th and 7th Demaris generations. Minerva is part of the 6th generation. Would you like me to look in the 7th generation to see if I can find additional information on Minerva Jane and Solomon Clark's children?

Children of Minerva J. Demaris (1-1-4-10-9) and Clark Shoemaker.
1-1-4-10-9-1. Bertha, b. 1, 1880 Died before 1900.
1-1-4-10-9-2. James Arthur, b. 2, 1882; m. 9-10-1922, Bertha Gladys Hollingsworth, daughter of Alfred William and Olive May Hollingsworth. She died 4-18-1964. Both are buried in Vineland Cemetery. He died 8-3-1930. Appendix, Note 819 to 820.
1-1-4-10-9-3. Elsie Maude, b. 2-22-1884 m. 11-25-1890, Kada Andrew McKay, son of Jackson and Lucinda(Walters)McKay. He died 11-3-1940. She married(2nd)10-11-1950, Matthew Doty. She died 12-21-1961. Both are buried in Normal Hill Cemetery. Appendix, Note 821.
1-1-4-10-9-4. Verner E., b. 6-11-1888; m. 1913, Florence Tull, daughter of William and Annabelle(Axtell)Tull. She died 10-6-1972. Both are buried in Sunset Memorial Park. He died 3-10-1947. Appendix, Note 822.
1-1-4-10-9-5. Zola, b. 12-29-1891; m. 9-8-1908, Harry Holmes, son of Theodore and Hattie(McKay)Ho;mes. They were divorced in 1931. She married(2nd)Robert William Dubois. He fell from a scaffold on the Terminal Island Bridge in San Pedro, Calif. He died 1-20-1943. She married(3rd) 10-26-1949 Charles Rathbun, son of William Pitt and Emaline(Warner)Rathbun. She died 9-15-1975. Both are buried in Pomeroy Cemetery. He died 11-4-1976. Appendix, Note 823 to 824.

"Looks like Minerva married two more times, I found these entries in the book as well."

Children of Minerva J. Shoemaker (1-1-4-10-9) and Charlie Livingstone.
1-1-4-10-9-6. Alfred L, b. 3, 1890; Died by 1900.

Children of Minerva Livingston (1-1-4-10-9) and Robert Hammond.
1-1-4-10-9-7. Robert Clinton, b. 5-11-1905; m. 4-17-1925, Ethyl Vada Shaver, daughter of Ora D and Alice L(Brown)Shaver. He died 1-2-1970. Both were cremated. She died 7-7-1983. Appendix, Note 825