Posted By:Carol Powell
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Subject:Re: Willah Mina (Gibson) Barcus and Hester Ann (Smith) Rector
Post Date:September 13, 2013 at 02:41:13
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Newspapers are kept on microfilm, write down everything that is remembered about the article get with the historical Society from that area and find it.
Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, July 3, l924
MR. RUEL LESTER BARCUS, of Coleraine, Minn., and MISS WILLAH MINA GIBSON, daughter of MR. and MRS. W. C. GIBSON, of near Garden Grove, Iowa, were united in marriage at the home of A.L. Sears in Center Township, on Tuesday afternoon, July lst, in the presence of the bride's sister and husband, MR. and MRS. DELBERT SMITH, Elder A.L. SEARS performing the ceremony.
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/IADECATU/2002-09/1032373870
1910 High Point, Decatur, Iowa census
Household        Gender       Age       Birthplace
Head       William C Gibson M       54        Missouri
Wife       Mitalda C Gibson F       50        Missouri
Son       Bert M Gibson       M       21        Iowa
Daughter Lulu Gibson       F       17        Iowa
Daughter Eva G Gibson       F       15        Iowa
Daughter Willa M Gibson       F       11        Iowa
1920 High Point, Decatur, Iowa census
Household        Gender       Age       Birthplace
Head       William C Gibson       M       63        Missouri
Wife       Matilda C Gibson       F       59        Missouri
Daughter Willah M Gibson       F       21        Iowa
Iowa, Marriages
Ruel Lester Barcus married Willah Mina Gibson Marriage Date: 01 Jul 1924 Place: Leon, Decatur, Iowa Father's Name:       Charles Lewis Barcus Mother's Name: Ida Mae Hendricks Spouse's Father's Name:       William C. Gibson Spouse's Mother's Name: Matilda C. Rector
1930 High Point, Decatur, Iowa census
Household        Gender       Age       Birthplace
Head       William C Gibson M       74        Missouri
Wife       Matilda Gibson       F       70        Missouri
Death certificates should list race and names of parents, once you have exact death date look for obits.
http://www.iagenealogy101.com/decatur-county/
Matilda Caroline Rector
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/9C3M-N5K
Hester Ann Smith Rector-contact cemetery see if they have any records?
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=39462378
Indiana, Marriages
Hester Ann Smith married Charles Rector Marriage Date: 19 Aug 1841 Event Place: , Hamilton, Indiana Marriage License Date: 16 Aug 1841 Officiator's Name Benjamin Wheeler
http://www.countyhistory.com/hamilton/start.html