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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

John H. Oye , 6 South 44 West


In 1900 Webster County, Nebraska, "Henry" Oye born March 1885 in Nebraska, is with parents Herman 48 and Anna 43, both born in Germany. August is 12, and Anna eight months old.
Hans Henry Oye 1852-1920 is buried in Webster County, # 55802736, with Anna (Jess) Oye 1856-1944.

Hans Oye, born in Germany sometime before 1690. He had a kid named Peter, who married Ana. Peter had a way with picking names for his seven kids: he just named all of them some combination of Peter, Heinrich, Ana, and Hans. His third kid was Hans Oye (the grandson of the first Hans). This Hans came over from Germany and founded the Oye homestead in Blue Hill, Nebraska in 1875. He had a few kids, including August (my great grandfather). August had my grandfather Alfred, who in turn had my dad, Gary, which brings me to today. My grandfather sold our farm in about 1966.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, John H. Oye (or Dye) is 25, born in Nebraska, single, farming.
John was a witness for the 1912 land claim of Otto H. Harmon. John proved up two quarters in section 3 and 10, 6S 44W in 1914.

John Henry Oye registered for WWI in Hayden, Colorado, a farm laborer for Dr. D.G. Leach, born March 30, 1885. Nearest relative Lena Oye of 2344 Champa Street in Denver. (There's a Lina Oye, born 1886 in Nebraska, in the Pueblo hospital in 1920, 1930, and 1940. She might be John's sister-in-law, wife of Henry, buried in Webster County 1885-1959 # 43466523

Anna Helen Oye who married Joseph G. Dealy / Dealey in Denver in 1921, a sister. She's buried in Websteer County 1899-1978, with Joseph G. Dealey 1898-1980.

In 1920 Denver, John H. Oye is 34, born in Nebraska, parents born in Denmank, an engineer at a reformatory.
Hans Oye is at the Florence Crittenton Home - an orphanage - in 1920 Denver, 6, born in Nebraska. Some trees have him as John's son, but he's August's son .

In 1900 Crawford County, Iowa, Claus "Sinfin" is 57, Katherine 48, with Claus 25, Caroline 20, Otto 17, Laura 14, Amanda 13, Leota 11, Edith 8, and Hattie June 1895 Iowa.

In 1910 Crawford County, Iowa, Ida Sinjen is 17, with parents Claus H. 67 and Kathrina 61. Amanda is 23, Claus 33, Adolph 27, Leota 21, Heartha 14, and Tena 8.
(Claus H. Sinjen 1843-1933 is buried in Crawford County # 36385492, Catharina 1849-1937.

In 1915 Crawford County, Iowa, Ida Sinjen is 22, single, born in Iowa, no occupation.

In 1925 Davenport, Iowa, John H. Oye is 34, Sinjen Oye wife is 30, rooming with the Lawrence Slagle family.
In 1885 Davenport, Iowa, Jacob Sinjen, 57, is a tailor, with Dora 29, (both born in Germany) Johnie 7 born in Iowa, HEnry 5, and Lillie 3.
John H. Oye married Ida Sinjen, recorded in Denver, on January 18, 1928.

In 1930 Davenport, Iowa, John is 44, a mechanic's helper, married to Ida 37, born in Iowa. (first married at age 20)

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In 1940 Davenport, John and Ida have no occupation.

When John Henry Oye applied for social security, he said hs father was Hans H. Oye, mother Annie Jessie, born at Blue Hill, Webster County, Nebraska.
John H. and Ida V. Oye are living at 811 Perry Street in Davenport, Iowa in 1954.



This might be much younger brother...
Aurthur Hanns Oye (b. May 05, 1908, d. May 18, 1936) Aurthur Hanns Oye (son of Hans Oye and Anna Sophia Jess) was born May 05, 1908 in Nebraska, USA, and died May 18, 1936 in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.He married Anna Violet Campbell, daughter of Joseph William Campbell and Flora Ermina Kenaston.

This might be a nephew...
Ervine William Oye of Lewiston, beloved husband, dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa, went to be with his Lord and savior Monday, Dec. 15, 2008.
Erv was born Sept. 29, 1920, to Hans and Anna Oye, in Clarkston, where his family had a small fruit farm. He was a baby when his family moved to Mica, Wash., and bought a farm. He went through the eighth grade at Mica and then started ninth grade at Valley Ford (Wash.) High School, but had to quit to work on the family farm.
On April 26, 1941, he married Lois M. Stratton and moved to California, where he worked at Niland Naval Base, among other jobs. They later moved back to Spokane, where he worked for the magnesium plant for the war effort. He then went to work for Trentwood Rolling Mill until after World War II was over. During WWII, Dad tried to enlist but didn't pass the physical. They moved in 1947 to Lewiston, where Dad worked for his uncle for a year before going to work at PFI in 1948, starting on the sawmill side and then moving to the pulp and paper side, where he worked until retirement in January 1983.
Dad loved spending time with his family camping, fishing, boating and traveling together. He enjoyed carpentry and fixing anything. He built the house they lived in, made five sets of build-ins for family members, an Awana trophy case for Orchards Community Church and numerous other items. He was the happiest when he was in his shop building something for someone.
Dad and Mom are members of OCC, where Dad served on the deacon board and was a Sunday school teacher for the senior men's group. He spent many hours working on the Worship Center building.
Dad was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Arthur Oye; his sisters, Mabel Campbell and Ethel Moore; and his half-brother, Earl Benton.
Dad is survived by his wife, Lois; his daughter, Judy and Wayne Browning of Sydney, British Columbia; his daughter, Linda and Ollie Held of Clarkston; and his son, Darren and Trudy Oye of Greenacres, Wash. He had six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Burial took place at Lewis-Clark Memorial Gardens in Lewiston