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John & Catherine (Meyers) Wilshusen
Posted by: Shirla Archibald Klenk Date: July 23, 2000 at 17:11:50
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I am searching for family connections of Catherine (Meyer) & John Wilshusen who came to the U.S. from Prussia after Februrary in 1866. Data which follows has been gathered from a descendant of one of the sons, the daughter of Regina Simmons Sherratt, a great grandaughter of my grandmother and my own background as the descendant of my grandmother Kasina Katrina Maria Wilshusen (name Americanized to "Mary")who married Shelvy Archibald in St. John, Stafford Co., Kansas. When a child she told me all but herself were born in Germany. Since this data was discovered on the internet by Regina, it has come to light that she, being a younger child, was mis-informed, as at least 3 were born in Germany.
Anyone looking at this file need not bother to go past the listing of children of John and Caterine as from that point on it is only a listing of their children and grandchildren.


Birth:       2 Dec 1836, Hanover (Prussia), Germany
Death:       Between 1904-1928, WFT Est
Occ:       farmer & grist mill owner/operator
Reli:       Lutheran
        My father, Elza, told the story of their trip over, spending 6 weeks scooping leaking water from the ship. It had 4 or 5 sails.
Copied by Maria Wilshusen (Mary) Archibald on Oct 1, 1965 from a sheet he had written in German, and the childrens names from the "Family Songbook of 1854" in which John Wilshusen had written family data in German as follows:
       "We came to this land the 1st of                                    November, 1866 to Missouri & to Kansas                      the 4th day of Sept., 1879, where we                             lived on a farm until 1904 when we moved                      to town. Our home was blessed with 11                      children, 7 sons and 4 daughters of                             which 7 are living."
Grandpa Wilshusen, Mary's father, had ground grain in Germany. He came here and homesteaded 160 acres, a quarter. He created a grist mill here. He built a house with what we now call..(and I stopped recording information there for some reason. Shirla Klenk)

Spouse:       Catherine (Caterine) Maria MEYER
Birth:              18 Mar 1842, Hanover (Prussia), Germany
Death:              1915, Stafford, Ks.
Marr:              Nov 1856,1861, Germany(may be mis-                            copied by me in transferring data)

       Nicklaus (Klaus) (1862-1863)
       Rebecca (1864-1865)
       Johann ( John) (1866-1867)
       Ana Gasena (1868-1869)
       Lena Margreta (1870-)
       Kord Henrich (Henry) (1871-1888)
       Karl Deitrich (Dack or Dick) (1874-1875)
       Friderick Karl(Charles Frederick) (1879-1950)
       Ernst August (1881-1939)
       Kasina Katrina Maria (1884-1969)

1.1 Nicklaus (Klaus) WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       23 Sep 1862, Prussia, Germany
Death:       1952

1.2 Rebecca WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       29 Sep 1864, Hanover (Prussia), Germany
Death:       1865-1958

1.3 Johann ( John) WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       12 Feb 1866, Prussia, Germany
Death:       1867-1956

1.4 Ana Gasena WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       5 Apr 1868, Missouri
Death:       1869-1962

1.5 Lena Margreta WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       8 Apr 1870, Missouri

1.6 Kord Henrich (Henry) WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       12 Nov 1871, Missouri
Death:       1888-1961

Spouse:       Dora
Birth:       1867-1887
Death:       1888-1971

1.7 Karl Deitrich (Dack or Dick) WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       17 Nov 1874, Missouri
Death:       1875-1964

1.8 Friderick Karl(Charles Frederick) WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       24 Jun 1879, Stafford Co., Kansas
Death:       31 Oct 1950, San Francisco, California
Occ:       Carpenter,Welder, Thresher
Reli:       German Protestant

He was an excellent carpenter.

Spouse:       Maria Johanna Margaurite (Mary Jane)                             EGGERS
Marr:              1901, Stafford Co., Kansas

       Lawrence Frederick (1903-1904)
       Leota Fern (1904-1951)
       Flossie Low (1907-1985)
       Chester Charles (1909-1956)
       Victor Lavawn (1922-1961)
       Betty Jean

1.8.1 Lawrence Frederick WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       25 Jun 1903
Death:       8 Jan 1904

1.8.2 Leota Fern WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       31 Oct 1904, Stafford Co., Kansas
Death:       Jul 1951, Fowler, Ks.
Occ:       Telephone operator & waitress
Reli:       Lutheran

Spouse:       Tristan CALHOUN
Birth:              1902
Death:              7 Dec 1939, Ashland, Ks.
Marr:              1924

       Ervin (1925-1987)
       Mary Louise Ervin CALHOUN

Birth:       1925
Death:       1987 Maxine CALHOUN

Spouse:       Howard C. SUMNER

       Bobby Ray
       Freddy Dale
       Tommy Bobby Ray SUMNER Charles SUMNER Freddy Dale SUMNER Tommy SUMNER Mary Louise CALHOUN
Spouse:       Gary OLSEN (#1) Mary Louise CALHOUN
Spouse:       Billy RUMBAUGH 9#2)

       Mark Diane RUMBAUGH 9#2) Mark RUMBAUGH 9#2)

1.8.3        Flossie Low WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       16 Feb 1907, Stafford Co., Kansas
Death:       14 Jul 1985, Amarillo, Texas
Occ:       housewife
Reli:       Baptist

State of health: high blood pressure, heart disease

Spouse:       Forrest Ethan ROBINSON
Birth:       12 Feb 1905, Pawnee, Okla. Indian Territory
Death:       6 Mar 1959
Father:       James ROBINSON
Mother:       Effie PARSONS
Marr:       2 Sep 1928, Borger, Texas

       Jean Marie
       Juanita Lorraine
       Jimmie Forrest Jean Marie ROBINSON Juanita Lorraine ROBINSON
Spouse:       Kenneth CALOW

       Geoffrey Lawrence
       Geoffrey Lawrence #2
       Gregory Allen
       Marion Elizabeth
       Brian Scott Geoffrey Lawrence CALOW
Spouse:       Marcia BUDNEY (#1) Geoffrey Lawrence #2 CALOW
Spouse:       Patricia Marie PASCHEN Gregory Allen CALOW
Spouse:       Nancy Delight RICHARDSON Marion Elizabeth CALOW

Spouse:       Steven George KASCH Brian Scott CALOW
Spouse:       Tammy Elizabeth BLADOW Jimmie Forrest ROBINSON
Spouse:       Barbara RIDDLE (#1)

       Deborah Lynn
       Rhonda Gale Deborah Lynn ROBINSON Rhonda Gale ROBINSON Jimmie Forrest ROBINSON
Spouse:       Charlotte PARKER

       Bobbie Richard
       Jimmie Forrest, Jr.
       Basil Dean
       Jerry Ray Bobbie Richard ROBINSON Jimmie Forrest, Jr. ROBINSON Basil Dean ROBINSON Jerry Ray ROBINSON Jimmie Forrest ROBINSON
Spouse:       Sandra Kaye PAYNE

1.8.4 Chester Charles WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       1909
Death:       1956

Spouse:       Eva

1.8.5 Victor Lavawn WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       17 Jan 1922
Death:       27 Aug 1961, San Mateo, Ca.
Occ:       Marine Insurance salesman
Reli:       LDS

Spouse:       Helen BOLTON

       Leslie Lynn
       Linda Leigh

1.8.6 Betty Jean WILSCHUSEN

Spouse:       Edward MILLER (#1)

       Virginia Jane
       Laura Leigh (1954-1992)
       Tommy (1951-1952) Virginia Jane MILLER (#1) Laura Leigh MILLER (#1)

Birth:       19 Sep 1954
Death:       31 Jan 1992 Tommy MILLER (#1)

Birth:       2 Apr 1951
Death:       18 Feb 1952, San Francisco, California

1.8.7 Betty Jean WILSCHUSEN
Spouse:       Jack WALDMAN (#2)

1.8.8               Betty Jean WILSCHUSEN
Spouse:       Art FERGUSON (#3)

       Carol Ann
       Jay Ervin Carol Ann FERGUSON (#3) Jay Ervin FERGUSON (#3)

1.9        Ernst August WILSCHUSEN

Birth:       13 Mar 1881, Stafford Co., Kansas
Death:       early as 1939
Occ:       Ford Motor Co. employee...designed wing window in cars when wkng as engineer there.

1.10 Kasina Katrina Maria WILSCHUSEN (Mary)

Birth:              30 Mar 1884, Stafford Co., Ks
Death:              7 Jul 1969, Dodge City, Ks.
Burial:              Wed. following July 7, Haviland, Ks. Cemetery
Occ:              Homemaker
Reli:              Lutheran, Methodist membership.

Artistic and musical talents. She and her brother used to play for dances., She was very tiny but with a strong personality. Youngest of her family and one of two daughters (Lena was her older sister), she was apparently rather spoiled and allowed to ride her horse and did little housework, or so the story goes, before her marriage. After marriage for a time the young couple lived with Levi and Celestia which she found quite unpalatable as Celestia had definite ideas about how housework should be accomplished, difficult for this strongminded young woman. It may well have been a difficult adjustment, especially since my father was born in the first year of the marriage. He was a beautiful little curly headed blonde, blue eyed child.
In 1961, after Shelvy died, Grandma Mary moved to Dodge City to be closer to Pearl, Marion Jr. , (Pearls son),& his wife Darlene and their family, and Beulah Mae and Fred Diehl,( Pearls daughter).
13 grandchildren, 33 great grand-children in 1969 when she died . I was one of the grandchildren; Regina one of the great-grandchildren.

Spouse:       Shelvy Lee ARCHIBALD
Birth:              26 Sep 1882, Stafford Co., Ks or Ind
Death:              17 Apr 1959, Greensburg, Ks. of an allergic                      reaction to Penicillin, dying of a heart attack                      before the needle was out of his arm.
Father:       Levi ARCHIBALD (1854-1916)
Mother:       Celestia Jane BATMAN (1853-)
Marr:       4 Nov 1902, St. John, Stafford Co. Ks.

       Elza (1903-1999)
       Johnnie (1904->approximately 1990)
       Pearlie 1st Marr. (1905-1993)
       Lee-died as result of blockage of the bowel at 3               mo.
       Pearlie- 2nd marriage
       Pearlie- 3rd marriage (1905-1993)

1.10.1 Elza ARCHIBALD

Birth:              26 Jul 1903, Stafford Co., Ks
Death:              17 Dec 1999, Las Cruces, N M
Burial:              Vista Memory Gardens, Truth or                                    Consequences, New Mexico
Occ:              barber for a short time, Singer Sewing               Machine Co. sales office manager, salesman,even including repair on occasion!, Real Estate sales for many years, several state real estate licenses. Also sold insurance.
Educ:       Brilliant man, high school education but missed getting his diploma due to a senior prank of putting a cow up in the bell tower of the school. He had been All State end on the Haviland H.S. football team, quite a feat when he was not heavy and about 5ft.10inches.
Reli:       Active in Baptist church with my mother, Maxine. Later, it dominated his life after they were apart and he became a member of the Assembly of God Church, serving as a missionary where he met his last wife, Lynda Rodriguez, the daughter of the family in the home in which he was staying while in the Philippines.

A portrait of him as a blonde angelic looking child with soft curls was on the living room wall and I loved it. When Grandma moved to Dodge City after Shelvys death, John and Mildred and undoubtedly Pearl, cleaned out the home and when next I saw it, my father had rescued it and felt he was helping when he trimmed the decaying edges of the oval picture to one much smaller. I was quite dismayed having seen it in its previous pristine condition.
Sadly enough, much later in his life, he gave to my cousin Archie Wayne Simmons a much coveted (by my siblings and I) hand-carved toy gun made for him as a small boy by my grandmother. We were never allowed to play with it as children and I was devastated upon learning about his having given it to a child from another family. I told my father how upset I was about it and he said he would get it back from Archie and at the time, having just visited I felt bad about aslking for it and later I learned that Dad left it with him. Probably embarrassed about asking for it back. Later I wrote to Archie asking for it, but he never responded to my letter. I will never get over its loss as it is the only example of Grandmother's carving and gift to MY father and we, in our family, will never have possession of what should be ours as we have very little of rememberances of our father. A few photos and that is about it.

Dad was first married to Crystal Carr, but the marriage was annulled. He wanted children, she did not, he said. Mother was #2 and they were married 28 years. He then married Sarah_________, red headed and very thin and quite plain. Next was a woman he met through his church, a Korean woman whom he visited there prior to the marriage who had a small son. She was apparently quite wealthy and brought some beautiful furniture with her to the U.S. which did not fit into his home, which he always bought with cash. It was a 2 or 3 bedroom and of moderate size but not really large. 2 years was all it lasted and they divorced. He was upset as the divorce cost him $2000 and I dont know what else. Then he did a missionary trip to the Philippines and married a woman 40 years his junior who apparently loved him and he, her, so that upon his death she planned to remain in a city she really didnt enjoy to be near his grave. So sad. Her name was Lynda Rodriguez Archibald.
The last 46 years or less, he lived on his bartering, selling and buying real estate, off his investments as he grew too incapacitated to deal as he had always done. He had put in very little to the Social Security fund so could not get much out of that. At 96 and just beginning to lose his ability to remember everything, he was lucid to the end. He shared with me that his breathing wasnt going to get any better. It was a sorrow for both of us.
Never idle in his thinking about ways to improve his and his family's standard of living, when I was in the 7th grade and we lived in Nickerson, Ks, for a short time he put together a crew and installed home insulation as he could see a real opportunity for making some good income.
When visiting him in New Mexico in the summer of 1998, he told me a story: Elza's maternal uncle (which one-there were about 8) gave him a horse named Prince. Grandpa Archibald, dad said, was mean-he gave dad 2 baby mules and dad cared for them, brushed them and they were the fastest ones in the county.
Dad said that Virgil MacDonald got a dose of venereal disease and Grandpa Shelvy let him sleep in Dad's bed so Dad wouldnt sleep at home (good for him) and returned to Byers where he was working as a barber. Dad bought a car and paid for it-had a girlfriend/drove it to Emporia.

Spouse:       Maxine Audrey BARNES
Birth:              11 Jul 1908, Croft, Ks
Death:              10 Jun 1990, Weatherford, Okla.
Father:       Amos Letcher BARNES (1848-1920)
Mother:       Mary Ann GILMORE (1868-1933)
Marr:              20 Jul 1930, Greensburg, Ks.

       Shirla Kaye (1933-)
       Elza Dean (1935-)
       Janet Marie (1941-) Shirla Kaye ARCHIBALD

Birth:       21 Jun 1933, Coldwater, Ks.
Occ:       Fine Arts Teacher, Waldport, Ore, 1-12, one yr; South Salem HS, Salem, Ore., 2 yrs; Merced HS, Ca. 1/2 yr; Piedmont Jr/Sr. HS, 1 yr; Hillsdale H.S.1 yr, San Mateo, Ca.; Sausalito S.D. K-8 for 26 yrs. Also taught English, Math, Speech, P.E. French
Educ:       Franklin H.S.. Portland, Ore; Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Ore; U. of Colorado, Boulder, Colo; Oregon U. Extension, University of California graduate classes; Hayward etc .
Reli:       Baptist, Presbyterian in college, Lutheran during marriage, Episcopalian in later years.

An Artist (life drawing, pastels, ceramics were strengths; life and landscape painting in oils resumed in earnest in 2000), interior decorator, sang in Portland Symphonic Choir in 1951, other singing groups occasionally in life, seamstress.

Spouse:       Vernon Gordon KLENK
Birth:              22 Aug 1931, Easton, Minn
Father:       Edward Theodore KLENK
Mother:       Emma LENZ
Marr:              16 Apr 1960, San Francisco, California
Div:              Jan 1991, Marin Co., Calif.

       Brett Carleton (1960-)
       Sheridan Christina (1962-) Brett Carleton KLENK

Birth:       11 Nov 1960
Occ:       Television production; Communications: avocation grew to be vocation -Phographer of Events and Weddings-extraordinary work quality
Educ:       Novato HS; College of Marin 2 yrs; Sacramento State College; San Francisco State, Deans list, degree in Communication
Reli:       Lutheran

Spouse:       Akiko YAMADA
Birth:              8 Aug 1957, Japan
Father:       Unjia YAMADA
Mother:       Hisaki YAMADA

Children:       Mia Maxine (1997-) Mia Maxine KLENK

Birth:       20 May 1997 Sheridan Christina KLENK

Birth:       26 Jul 1962
Occ:       Business
Educ:       Novato H.S.; College of Marin 2 years; UCLA; San               Francisco State College degree in International               Relations.
Reli:       Lutheran, Episcopal

Spouse:       Robert HAYES
Birth:              29 Jul 1966
Father:       Robert HAYES

Children:       Catherine Grace (2000-) Catherine Grace HAYES

Birth:              20 Jan 2000

Sheridan wanted to name her Katerina! However, Catherine is the name of her Great Great Great Grandmother Catherine(Caterine) Meyers Wilschusen and while much more conservative, is very nice. Elza Dean ARCHIBALD

Birth:       14 Jan 1935, Wilmore, Commanche Co.,Ks.
Occ:       Salesman
Educ:       Franklin High School, self taught and some                      college classes.
Reli:       Raised Baptist.


Spouse:       Margaret TOREY MATTHEWS
Birth:              24 Feb , Edinburgh, Scotland I think
Marr:              2 Oct 1958, Portland, Oregon

       Dawn Marie (1959-1959)
       Denise Patricia (1960-)
       Kristen Kay Dawn Marie Archibald

Birth:       Sep 1959, Portland, Oregon
Death:       Sep 1959, Portland, Oregon
Burial:       Portland, Oregon Denise Patricia Archibald

Birth:       2 May 1960
Occ:       Bank in Seattle, Wn.
Educ:       High School, Portland, Ore.

Moved to Colorado or thereabouts in about 1999

Spouse:       Roger Newman
Birth:              England
Marr:              1977, Portland, Oregon Kristen Kay Archibald

Birth:              24 Mar

Spouse:       Regan Hyde
Marr:              app 1991, Portland, Oregon

Children:       girl born 1999 or 98 girl born 1999 or 98 Janet Marie Archibald

Birth:       11 Dec 1941, Garden City, Ks., Finney County
Occ:       Homemaker par excellence. Later, wallpaper/handpainted furniture, silk flowers, etc., store which grew into Interior Decoration business
Educ:       High School and Junior College
Reli:       Baptist

Spouse:       Frank DEL PRETE Jr.
Birth:              24 Sep 1938, Pa.
Father:       Frank DEL PRETE Sr.
Marr:              21 Oct 1961, Sacramento, Ca.

       Holly (1962-)
       Jill (1965-)
       Scott (1966-) Holly DEL PRETE

Birth:       9 Jul 1962, Mt. Home, Idaho
Occ:       business/marketing. Detail person for pharmaceutical compny
Educ:       college
Reli:       protestant Jill DEL PRETE

Birth:       1965, Mt. Home, Idaho
Occ:       business-top salesperson/manager in retail
Educ:       some college-
Reli:       protestant

Spouse:       UNNAMED
Marr:              app May 1997, Melbourne, Fla
Div:              1998 Scott DEL PRETE

Birth:       24 Oct 1966, Mather AFB Hosp., Sacramento, Ca.
Occ:       Chiropractor
Educ:       College and Grad School
Reli:       Protestant

Very health conscious, very athletic! (surfing in Fla., bungee jumping, etc.) A favorite cousin of my two, Brett and Sheridan, he came to visit Brett when on their honeymoon trip to Hawaii in 1999. Diagnosed with Crones Disease in late teens and, after college, from accidental contact with baby cat, a bacteria or parasite which caused him to lose partial sight in one eye and about which he must always be aware else the bacteria re-activate and affect not just one, but both eyes with the potential of blindness.

Spouse:       Anita DEHLINGER
Birth:       app 1972
Marr:       May or June 1999, Melbourne, Fla

1.10.2 Johnnie ARCHIBALD

Birth:       1904, Haviland, Kiowa Co., Kansas
Death:       aft 1990
Occ:       Farmer, barber
Educ:       some college. Mary and Shelvy sent him, but refused to send my father, Elza
Reli:       Methodist, First United Methodist Church

Spouse:       Mildred E.
Marr:              14 Aug 1933

       Diana Lou (1935-)
       (1st Marr)Myrna Jean (1938-)
       Kathleen (1942-)
       Sherrie Ann (~1948-)
       Myrna Jean (2nd marr) Diana Lou ARCHIBALD

Birth:       1935, Garden City, Ks., Finney County

Bim was Diane's boyfriend all through school.
I cant remember exactly the gender of Dianes children, but guessed at it.
Dianne and my brother, Dean, were close friends.

Spouse:       William Bim H. (Haskell prob. ) BRADDOCK
Birth:              Garden City, Ks., Finney County
Mother:       HASKELL, my Kindergarten teacher


Birth:       1938

Children:       UNNAMED

Spouse:       Gene TIENKEN Kathleen ARCHIBALD

Birth:       1942
Educ:       some college
Reli:       Methodist

Pretty, looked more like Aunt Mildred

Spouse:       A.T. LEGGITT Sherrie Ann ARCHIBALD

Birth:       app 1948
Reli:       methodist

Strong resemblance to Uncle John

Spouse:       Larry BARRY

1.10.3 Pearlie 1st Marr. ARCHIBALD

Birth:       7 Feb 1905, Haviland, Ks., Kiowa County,Brenham Twp
Death:       12 Aug 1993, Longmont, Boulder County, Colo.
Burial:       Haviland Cemetery, Haviland, Kansas
Occ:       Homemaker
Educ:       High School?

Married first to M. Simmons; second to Doc Oglesby: third to John Clarence Hamilton.
She and my mother, Maxine Barnes Archibald, always liked one another, and when my dear mother was in the care of my cousin. Peggy Jo Swonger Pattee in Weatherford, Okla. just prior to her death, due to the ramifications of the quadruple heart surgery she had had, Aunt Pearl came to see her when in the area as her third husbands family lived in Oklahoma. It must have been a sobering experience for these two ladies at the ends of their lives to have met again. Hopefully, it was joyful also. Mother in her 80s and Aunt Pearl about the same age.

Spouse:       Marion Wade SIMMONS
Birth:              abt 1902
Death:              Dodge City, Ks.?
Mother:       Sarah
Marr:              abt 1925, Kansas

       Beulah Mae (~1929-)
       Gene Johnny (~1930-~1997)
       Marion Junior (MJ) (1927-1994)
       Joanne (~1932-)
       Archie(Archibald?)Wayne (~1935-)
       Marilyn (~1939-) Beulah Mae SIMMONS

Birth:              app 1929

Spouse:       Fred DIEHL

       Rebecca Sue (~1945-)
       Mary Jane (~1962-~1965) Rebecca Sue DIEHL

Birth:       abt 1945, Dodge City, Ford Co.,Ks. Mary Jane DIEHL

Birth:       abt 1962, Dodge City, Ford Co.,Ks.
Death:       abt 1965, Dodge City, Ford Co.,Ks. Gene Johnny SIMMONS

Birth:       app 1930
Death:       app 1997, Seattle, Wn.
Occ:       Navy and then worked for Boing Air in Seattle, Wn.
Educ:       High School

at least 4 children. A son died of Leukemia and a daughter of the serious aftermath of a terrible car accident. She lived for some time in a state of diminished capacity, but I dont remember the details as we were out of contact for many years.

Spouse:       Ella SHIFFNER

       Gene Jr. (~1947-)
       Steve Gene Jr. SIMMONS

Birth:       abt 1947 Leslie SIMMONS Debbie SIMMONS

Severely disabled due to terrible car accident. Married and with a small son, she was in a coma for a time but has since been able to regain some abilities although is wheelchair ridden. Her husband and she were divorced. Shelby SIMMONS Steve SIMMONS Marion Junior (MJ) SIMMONS

Birth:       15 Jun 1927, Haviland, Kiowa Co., Kansas
Death:       7 Feb 1994, Tuscon, Ariz. Pima County
Occ:       Contractor and Real Estate Broker, Boulder, Colorado 1947-1988
Educ:       High School

He, being a contractor, built a home for one of his newly married daughters. She and her husband gave it to their fundamentalist church.
Marion Jr. was attractive, dark, short in stature.

Spouse:       Deloris Darlene RICHARDSON
Birth:              8 Sep 1929, Brownell, Ness County, Kans.
Father:       William RICHARDSON
Mother:       Elizabeth SUNLEY
Marr:              5 Jan 1947, Dodge City,Ford County, Ks.

       Brenda Gale (1951-)
       Regina Ann (1948-)
       Sandra Sue (1949-)
       Sandra Sue(2nd marr)
       Brenda (6th)
       Brenda (2nd & 4th)
       Brenda (1st)
       Brenda (3rd)
       Brenda (#5) Brenda Gale SIMMONS

Birth:       23 Jul 1951, Dodge City, Ford Co.,Ks.

Spouse:       Pat PEPPLER
Birth:              Boulder, Boulder Co., Co.
Marr:              1968, Boulder, Boulder Co., Co. (1st marr) Regina Ann SIMMONS

Birth:              1 Mar 1948, Dodge City, Ford Co.,Ks.
Educ:              High School
Reli:              Jehovahs Witnesses

Spouse:       William Lyle SHERRATT
Birth:       x
Marr:              4 Jan 1969, Lafayette, Boulder Co., Colo.

       Debra Anne (1970-)
       Theodore Alan (1973-)
       Timothy William (1976-) Debra Anne SHERRATT

Birth:              7 Oct 1970, Billings, Yellowstone Co., Mt.

Spouse:       Richard Allen SMITH
Birth:              12 Feb 1967
Father:       Kenneth SMITH
Mother:       Gayle HAYDEN
Marr:              21 Apr 1990, Boulder, Boulder Co., Co.

Children:       Amanda Jade (1992-) Amanda Jade SMITH

Birth:              31 Dec 1992, Boulder, Boulder Co., Co. Theodore Alan SHERRATT

Birth:              12 Jun 1973, Boulder, Colo.

Spouse:       Susan VENO
Birth:              16 May 1967
Father:       Betty HULETT
Mother:       John VENO
Marr:              24 Aug 1991, Frederick, Weld Co., Colo.
Div:              27 Oct 1998

       Meghan Chantel (1993-)
       Sadie Aslynn (2995-) Meghan Chantel SHERRATT

Birth:              26 Apr 1993 Sadie Aslynn SHERRATT

Birth:              15 Jan 2995, Fort Collins, Colo. Timothy William SHERRATT

Birth:              9 May 1976, Denver, Colo.

Spouse:       Sarah ROLFSMEIER
Marr:              10 Apr 1999 Sandra Sue SIMMONS

Birth:              6 Aug 1949, Dodge City, Ford Co.,Ks.

Spouse:       Charles Cyrus SWENSON
Birth:              14 Jun 1951, Viroqua, Vernon Co., Colorado
Father:       Cyrus SWENSON
Mother:       AlIce HAYTER
Marr:              14 May 1994, Longmont, Boulder County, Colo.(2nd marr)

       Brian Frederick (1977-)
       Kyle Mitchell (1983-)
       Mark Lyle (1988-) Brian Frederick SWENSON

Birth:       6 Feb 1977, stepson Kyle Mitchell SWENSON

Birth:       7 Dec 1983, stepson Mark Lyle SWENSON

Birth:       31 Jul 1988, stepson Sandra Sue(2nd marr) SIMMONS

Pregnant at 16, she and Pat were married.

Spouse:       Richard Conrad BECK
Birth:              28 Jan 1943, Greely, Weld Co., Co.
Marr:              26 Nov 1970, (1st marr)Boulder, Boulder                      Co., Co.
Div:              Apr 1994, Boulder Co, Co.

       Troy Conrad (1972-)
       Ryan Marion (1975-) Troy Conrad BECK

Birth:       31 May 1972 Ryan Marion BECK

Birth:              29 Apr 1975

Spouse:       Jevon Brenda (6th) SIMMONS

Spouse:       Paul TADOVICH
Marr:       1999 Brenda (2nd & 4th) SIMMONS

Spouse:       Phil MCLAUGHLIN
Marr:              app 1974, Boulder, Boulder Co., Co.
Div:              div

       Julie Marie Peppler (1969-)
       Jason Peppler (1972-) Julie Marie Peppler MCLAUGHLIN

Birth:       20 May 1969, Boulder, Boulder Co., Co.

Spouse:       Bill BROWN

       Elizabeth (1994-)
       Matthew Elizabeth BROWN

Birth:       Feb 1994, Tuscon, Ariz. Pima County Matthew BROWN

Birth:       Tuscon, Ariz. Pima County Jason Peppler MCLAUGHLIN

Birth:       12 Jan 1972, Boulder, Boulder Co., Co.

Spouse:       Irish

Children:       Austin Austin MCLAUGHLIN Brenda (1st) SIMMONS

Spouse:       Pat PEPPLER
Marr:              1968, Boulder, Boulder Co., Co.
Div:              abt 1974

       Julie Marie Jason PEPPLER Julie Marie PEPPLER Brenda (3rd) SIMMONS

Spouse:       Charlie PIERCE
Marr:       Tuscon, Ariz. Pima County
Div:       Tuscon, Ariz. Pima County Brenda (#5) SIMMONS

Spouse:       Danny COTA
Birth:              15-18 YRS YOUNGER THAN BRENDA
Marr:              Las Vegas, Nevada
Div:              Tuscon, Ariz. Pima County Joanne SIMMONS

Birth:       app 1932, Dodge City, Ks.
Occ:       Homemaker; later, teaching assistant/aide at                      Randys school
Educ:       High School
Reli:       Protestant

Spouse:       Johnny SOUTH

       Randy (~1953-)
       Michael Randy SOUTH

Birth:       app 1953 Ricky SOUTH Michael SOUTH Archie(Archibald?)Wayne SIMMONS

Birth:              app 1935, Dodge City, Ks., Ford County
Occ:              Parachute Corps, U.S. Army; Contractor
Educ:       High School

When I spoke to Archie in December 1999 after my fathers death, he spoke of how much he loved my mother, Maxine (Aunt Maxine). She was very kind and loving to all of Pearls family. Much to be admired, Archie worked hard and kept his high standards of family and loved ones. He is to be greatly admired for what he has achieved while still keeping close to his heart those high ideals of love, honor and caring. He and Shelby share a fine relationship which many would envy. At the end of his mothers life, he brought her home to live with him in their home in Longmont, Colorado, and enjoyed telling me of getting to know her on another level at this time of her life.
Ever loyal to family, he visited my father, Elza, in Las Cruces, New Mexico on at least one occasion. Earlier, my father had given him the toy wooden gun hand carved by my grandmother, Mary (Maria Kasina Wilschusen) when a small boy, about which I was devastated when shown it as we had never been allowed to even so much as handle it as children as being too precious for us, his children, to play with or even touch. And now he has given it to a cousin. Im sure Archie treasures it, but not to the degree that we, his children would, Im sure.

Spouse:       Shelby Jean
Birth:              Deep south of U.S.- rural

       Bonnie (1962-)
       Bobbie Wayne (~1957-) Bonnie SIMMONS

Birth:       1962
Occ:       Engineer
Educ:       Full academic scholarship to Colorado School of Mines, Golden,Colo.

Flaxen blonde, even features, very attractive. She and my Sheridan became pen pals and long distance 2nd cousins/friends for a time. Reserved in demeanor with a lovely smile.

Spouse:       Bill SCHULTZ


Birth:       app 1957
Occ:       Pharmaceutical Salesman, Santa Cruz, California Marilyn SIMMONS

Birth:       app 1939, Dodge City, Ks., Ford County
Occ:       Homemaker and worked in fabric (?) factory in Tennessee
Educ:       High school I believe.

All I know about Marilyns life is that she lives in the deep South.

Spouse:       Bill (William?) LOWE

       Johnny Steve LOWE Douglas LOWE Rhonda LOWE Johnny LOWE

1.10.4 Lee ARCHIBALD

Death:       Home place, Haviland, Ks.
Burial:       prob Haviland, Ks.

My grandmother, Mary, must have blamed herself for his death. My father said he sat outside the house listening to Baby Lee cry and cry. The old country doctor apparently couldn't help. My grandmother had to go to a hospital for her severe depression and probably had a nervous breakdown, for a time, I dont know how long, afterward as she was so devastated by her babys death. My father, Elza, had such a soft place in his heart for his mother and always catered to her. He was always especially tender to persons who were experiencing severe illness or surgery, etc. throughout his life.

1.10.5 Pearlie- 2nd marriage ARCHIBALD

Spouse:       Doc OGLESBY

1.10.6 Pearlie- 3rd marriage ARCHIBALD

Death:       12 Aug 1993

Spouse:       John Clarence HAMILTON
Death:       29 Nov 1992


       UNNAMED       spouse of
       Dora       spouse of 1.6
       Eva       spouse of 1.8.4
       girl born 1999 or 98
       Irish       spouse of
       Jevon       spouse of
       Mildred E.       spouse of 1.10.2
       Regan       spouse of
       Shelby Jean       spouse of
       (1st Marr)Myrna Jean
       Dawn Marie
       Denise Patricia
       Diana Lou
       Elza       1.10.1
       Elza Dean
       Janet Marie
       Johnnie       1.10.2
       Kristen Kay
       Lee       1.10.4
       Myrna Jean (2nd marr)
       Pearlie 1st Marr.       1.10.3
       Pearlie- 2nd marriage       1.10.5
       Pearlie- 3rd marriage       1.10.6
       Shelvy Lee       spouse of 1.10
       Sherrie Ann
       Shirla Kaye
       Maxine Audrey       spouse of 1.10.1
       Larry       spouse of
       Richard Conrad       spouse of
       Ryan Marion
       Troy Conrad
       Tammy Elizabeth       spouse of
       Helen       spouse of 1.8.5
       William Bim H. (Haskell prob. )       spouse of
       Bill       spouse of
       Marcia       spouse of
       Mary Louise
       Mary Louise
       Tristan       spouse of 1.8.2
       Brian Scott
       Geoffrey Lawrence
       Geoffrey Lawrence #2
       Gregory Allen
       Kenneth       spouse of
       Marion Elizabeth
       Danny       spouse of
       Anita       spouse of
       Fred       spouse of
       Mary Jane
       Rebecca Sue
       Maria Johanna Margaurite (Mary Jane)       spouse of 1.8
       Art       spouse of 1.8.8
       Carol Ann
       Jay Ervin
       John Clarence       spouse of 1.10.6
       Catherine Grace
       Robert       spouse of
       Steven George       spouse of
       Brett Carleton
       Mia Maxine    
       Sheridan Christina
       Vernon Gordon       spouse of
       A.T.       spouse of
       Bill (William?)       spouse of
       Jason Peppler
       Julie Marie Peppler
       Phil       spouse of
       Catherine (Caterine)Maria       spouse of 1
       Edward       spouse of 1.8.6
       Laura Leigh
       Virginia Jane
       Roger       spouse of
       Doc       spouse of 1.10.5
       Gary       spouse of
       Charlotte       spouse of
       Patricia Marie       spouse of
       Sandra Kaye       spouse of
       Julie Marie
       Pat       spouse of
       Pat       spouse of
       Charlie       spouse of
       Frank Jr. (DEL)       spouse of
       Holly (DEL)
       Jill (DEL)
       Scott (DEL)
       Deloris Darlene       spouse of
       Nancy Delight       spouse of
       Barbara       spouse of
       Basil Dean
       Bobbie Richard
       Deborah Lynn
       Forrest Ethan       spouse of 1.8.3
       Jean Marie
       Jerry Ray
       Jimmie Forrest
       Jimmie Forrest
       Jimmie Forrest
       Jimmie Forrest, Jr.
       Juanita Lorraine
       Rhonda Gale
       Sarah       spouse of
       Billy       spouse of
       Bill       spouse of
       Debra Anne
       Meghan Chantel
       Sadie Aslynn
       Theodore Alan
       Timothy William
       William Lyle       spouse of
       Ella       spouse of
       Beulah Mae
       Bobbie Wayne
       Brenda (1st)
       Brenda (#5)
       Brenda (2nd & 4th)
       Brenda (3rd)
       Brenda (6th)
       Brenda Gale
       Gene Johnny
       Gene Jr.
       Marion Junior (MJ)
       Marion Wade       spouse of 1.10.3
       Regina Ann
       Sandra Sue
       Sandra Sue(2nd marr)
       Amanda Jade
       Richard Allen       spouse of
       Johnny       spouse of
       Bobby Ray
       Freddy Dale
       Howard C.       spouse of
       Brian Frederick
       Charles Cyrus       spouse of
       Kyle Mitchell
       Mark Lyle
       Paul       spouse of
       Gene       spouse of
       Margaret       spouse of
       Susan       spouse of
       Jack       spouse of 1.8.7
       Ana Gasena       1.4
       Betty Jean       1.8.6
       Betty Jean       1.8.7
       Betty Jean       1.8.8
       Chester Charles       1.8.4
       Ernst August       1.9
       Flossie Low       1.8.3
       Friderick Karl(Charles Frederick)       1.8
       Johann ( John)       1.3
       John       1
       Karl Deitrich (Dack or Dick)       1.7
       Kasina Katrina Maria       1.10
       Kord Henrich (Henry)       1.6
       Lawrence Frederick       1.8.1
       Lena Margreta       1.5
       Leota Fern       1.8.2
       Leslie Lynn
       Linda Leigh
       Nicklaus (Klaus)       1.1
       Rebecca       1.2
       Victor Lavawn       1.8.5
       Akiko       spouse of


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