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Charles Benjamin & Mary Susan (Hardin) Woodring
Posted by: J. R. Burton (ID *****6835) Date: May 15, 2012 at 18:15:48
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Charles Benjamin Woodring and Mary Susan (Hardin) Woodring:

Marriage License: State of Missouri, County of Gentry, ss. This license authorizes any Judge of a Court of Record or Justice of the Peace, or any licensed or ordained Preacher of the Gospel, who is a Citizen of the United States, or a resident of and pastor of some church in this State to Solemnize Marriage between Charley Woodring of Pattonsburg in the County of Daviess and State of Missouri who is over the age of twenty-one years and Mary Hardin of Pattonsburg in the County of Daviees and State of Missouri who is under the age of eighteen years,        R. C. Hardin, father of Mary Hardin, assents to this marriage.

Witness my hand as Recorder of Deeds with the Seal of Office hereto affixed at my office in Albany, MO.
this 4th day of November A.D. 1913. C. E. Ernst deputy, Don S. Hawthorne Recorder of Deeds.
State Of Missouri, County of Gentry, ss. This is to certify , that the undersigned Thurman Bowen did at Hardin home in said county on the fifth day of November A.D. 1913 unite in Marriage the above named persons. And I further Certify that I am legally qualified under the Laws of the State of Missouri to solemnize Marriages. Thurman Bowen, Pastor M. E. Church, McFall.
State of Missouri, County of Gentry, ss. I, F. J. Newman, Recorder of Deeds within and for the County of Gentry, aforesaid, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a full, true, and complete copy of the Marriage License issued to Charley Woodring and Mary Hardin, Certificate of Marriage and note of record thereon, as the same appears of record in my office in Book 8. Page 120.
In Testimony whereof, I hereto set my hand and affix the Seal of said Office at Albany, Missouri, this 17th day of February, A. D. 1914.

NOTE: a copy of a consent notice from R.C. Hardin & Lodena Catherine Perkins Hardin for their daughter to be married was found at the Courthouse in Gentry County. It was folded inside the application for License to marry and had yellowed with age. It reads:
"We are willing for our daughter Mary Hardin to marry Charley Woodring, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Hardin, Pattonsburg, MO."

NOTE: Information from Dee Woodring Burton - This is a double wedding.
John Hardin, Mary's brother was married on the same day.

A Military Registration Card for Charles B. Woodring, 25 years of age, was taken 6 May 1917 at Elder - Baca County Colorado. It lists his birthday as 29 Feb. 1892 and his birthplace as McFall Missouri.
He is married with one child, and is self employed on his own farm.

In the Fourteenth Census of the United States ~
Enumerated 1920 -

In the 1925 Kansas State Census ~
Enumerated for 1 March 1925 - ? - :
       Woodring, Charles        a 33 year of age head of household,        native of Missouri.
       Woodring, Mary               a 27 year of age wife,                      native of Missouri.
       Woodring, Jr.               a 11 year of age son,                      native of Missouri.
       Woodring, Hallie               a 8 year of age daughter,                      native of Colorado.
       Woodring, Viola               a 4 year of age daughter,                     native of Arkansas.
       Woodring, Naoma               a 2 year of age daughter,                      native of Kansas.

In the Fifteenth Census of the United States ~
Enumerated 18 April 1930 - Banner Township - Stevens County Kansas: Household # 87/81
       Woodring, Charles               a 38 year of age head of household,        native of Missouri.
       Woodring, Mary S.               a 34 year of age wife,                      native of Missouri.
       Woodring, Charles Jr.        a 15 year of age son,                      native of Missouri.
       Woodring, Hallie M               a 13 year of age daughter,               native of Colorado.
       Woodring, Viola D.               a 9 year of age daughter,                      native of Arkansas.
       Woodring, Naoma V.        a 7 year of age daughter,                      native of Kansas.
       Woodring, Earl E.               a 4 year of age son,                            native of Kansas.
Age at first marriage: Charles - 21, Mary - 17.

Obituary: Charles B. Woodring, 57, farmer living 7 1/2 miles north and 6 miles west of Liberal, died at his home this morning following an illness of one and a half years. Funeral arrangements will be announced from the Miller Mortuary. Mr. and Mrs. Woodring came to Seward County in 1920 from Colorado and had resided in the present home community since that time. Mr. Woodring was a member of the Baptist Church. In addition to the wife, he is survived by two sons, Charles Jr., Liberal and Earl, Hugoton; four daughters; Mrs. Clarence Nix, Liberal; Mrs. Gurden Burton, Bay City, Texas; Mrs. Clifford Bryan, Liberal; and Naomi Woodring of the home: three sisters, Mrs. George Hardin, Pattonsburg, Mo.; Mrs. Harve Mason, Deer Trail, Colo.; and Mrs. Cecil Royston, Pattensburg, Mo.; and three brothers, Joe and Harve of Pattonsburg and Clyde of Aurora, Mo.

Obituary: Mary S. Woodring, 102, died Dec. 9, 1998, at Liberal Good Samaritan Center. She was born Aug. 2, 1896, at McFall, Mo., the daughter of Richard C. and Lodena C. (Perkins) Hardin. A Liberal resident since 1949, she had homesteaded in Baca County, Colo., and farmed in Stevens and Seward counties in Kansas. She worked as a nurse's aid for 21 years at Epworth Hospital and later at Southwest Medical Center, retiring in 1968. She had lived at the Good Samaritan Center since 1982. She belonged to the Christian Church, McFall, Mo. On Nov. 5, 1914 she married Charles B. Woodring at McFall. He died May 27, 1949. Survivors include : a son, Earl Woodring, Kalispell, Mont.; four daughters, Hallie Nix, Liberal, Dee Burton, Oklahoma City; Neoma Young, Princeton, Mo., and Georgia Zinn, Denver; 19 grandchildren; 34 g-grandchildren; 27 g-g-grandchildren and a g-g-g-grandchild Burial will be in Liberal Cemetery.

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