William Henry and Mary J. LaBounty, 6 North 51 West




In 1870 Iroquois County, Illinois, Sarah LaBounty is 42, widowed, born in Canada. Joseph 22, Abraham 20, Edward 18, and John 16 born i nNew York. Henry 14, Cora 12, Frank 10, Eugene 8, and Charles 6 were born in Illinois.

In 1870 Bureau County, Illinois, Joseph Snodgrass is 37, Sarah 31, James 12, Mary 9, Robert 8, Wilson 5, and Sarah 3.

Mary Jane Snodgrass and Henry married in Iroquois County February 23m, 1883.

Mary Snodgrass and Henry LaBounty had Iva on October 9, 1887, recoreded in LaSalle County.


W. Henry claimed a quarter in 11, 6N 51W, Logan County, Colorado in 1895.
In 1894 James H. Snodgrasstimber-claimed a quarter in 25, 7N 51W Then in 1895 James proved up a quarter in section 24.
Wilson L. Snodgrass cash-claimed a quarter in 10, 6H 51 W in 1891.

In 1900 Uinta County, Wyoming, William is farming, born Dec 1856 in Illinois, married 15 years to Mary born April 1859 Pennsylvania, have Iva October 1886 in Illinois.
(Mary's brother Wilson Snodgrass is also in Uinta County in 1900, 33, with Grace 20 and Jbrother James 48.)
Wilson 1864-1939 is also buried in Twin Fallis # 99751968)

In 1910 they're in Logan County, Colorado, farming, W. Henry 55 and Mary J. 53.
Iva "La Bounte" 21 is a bakery sales lady.

In 1920 Logan County, Henry is 64, born in Illinois, Mary 62 Pennsylvania, and foster daugther Lenore Scull 20 born in Colorado.

Iva M. S. LaBounty married "Solom" F. Wilcox on September 7, 1918, recorded in Logan County.

Iva is married to Solomon Wilcox, a meat market manager, 42, in 1920 Logan County, with Hilda Belle five months.

Solomon F. Wilcox 1878-1926 is buried in Sterling # 58072658.


Solomon's parents are also buried in Sterling
Nuckolls county's (sic) last Civil war veteran is gone. Thornton Flemming Wilcox passed quietly away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Dana Hursh, in Superior Thursday, February 18, at the age of 96 years, 8 months and 16 days. He had been a resident of Superior for about six years.
Wounded five times in action and confined for several months in the notorious Libby prison, Mr. Wilcox knew a lot about the horrors of war and until his death, abhorred the thought of the United States ever becoming involved in another great conflict.
His most serious injury during the war was a bullet wound in the neck, the bullet entering just below his ear and coming out at the back of his neck. He was left for dead on the battle field and he never forgot the long crawl, half conscious, after the smoke of battle had cleared, to a place where his wound could be treated.
Another serious wound that he received was a blow over the head with an enemy musket that left a long, deep gash and a scar that he carried to his grave. He was also shot in the hip, received a bayonet wound in the leg, and had the muscles and tendons of both legs badly torn by an exploding enemy shell.
At Libby prison he suffered the well known fate of all the prisoners who had the misfortune to be confined in that terrible place. Scant rations filthy conditions, with disease and suffering at every hand, made it a place never-to-be forgotten by those who lived to tell of their horrible experience. When he with another group of soldiers were traded for a similar number of Confederate soldiers in a northern prison, he was glad to be returned to the firing line, with all its dangers, rather than remain longer in the prison.
Mr. Wilcox was born in Johnston, Va., June 2, 1840. Early in life he moved to Illinois and enlisted with Company K of the 42nd Illinois Volunteer infantry in Springfield, Ills. He was mustered out July 14, 1865.
He was united in marriage with Miss Margaret Miller of McClain, Ills., January 11, 1866. Seven children were born to this union of whom five survive.
Mr. Wilcox operated a meat market at Belleville, Kans., for a number of years prior to 1881, moving in that year to Hubbell, Nebr., where he engaged in the same business. He later was in the meat business for eight years at Chester. For a number of years before coming to Superior, he made his home with his son at Sterling, Colorado.
He is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Dana Hursh of Superior, Mrs. Flora Daranleau of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. O.P. Hess of Holdrege, Nebr.; two sons, Jess K. Wilcox of Sterling, Colo.; (NOTE: ONLY ONE SON NAMED) and one sister, Mrs. Helen Mosher of Belleville, Kans. His wife preceded him in death in October, 1919.
Funeral services were held at the home of his daughter in Superior Saturday, February 20, at 2:30 p.m., conducted by Rev. A.G. Swanson, pastor of the Superior Methodist church. Local American Legion members assisted in the services and acted as pall bearers. The body was taken to Sterling, Colorado, for the interment. – Superior Journal.

In 1930 Twin Falls, Idaho, Iva is farming, widowed, 42, farming, with Hilda B. 10. Mary 9, and Delores L. 6, all three born in Colorado. William 74 and Mary J. 71 LaBounty are living with them.

William Henry LaBounty 1856-1936 is buried in Twin Falls, Idaho, # 125496591, with Mary J. LaBounty 1859-1936 # 125496593.

Twin Falls - December 2, 1936 "William Henry LaBounty, 79, owner of a small acreage just east of the city limits, was gored to death by an angry bull Tuesday in his farm barn lot. Mr. LaBounty was alone in his corral with the animal when the tragedy occurred and it was not until two stockmen, Smith Rosen and C. L. Plummer, came to purchase the animal that his lifeless body was discovered. They chased the maddened animal from the aged victim. His injuries consisted of multiple skull fractures and chest abrasions and body mutilations after he was apparently knocked down in the corner of the feed lot. The two stockmen told officers they had planned to purchase the huge Guernsey animal and went to the LaBounty place to complete the deal. Mrs. Iva Wilcox, a daughter, was at the home and said her father had gone to the corral about 8:30 a. m. Mr. LaBounty was born December 25, 1857, in Watseka, Illinois, and is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary LaBounty; Mrs. Wilcox, Twin Falls; an adopted daughter, Mrs. Lenore Dersham, Sterling; Colo.; (Eldred W. Dersham married Lenore Scull on August 25, 1920, recorded in Logan County.) three sisters, Mrs. Florence Wood, Gillette, Wyo.; Mrs. Phil Huffman, Nelson, Neb.., and Mrs. May Fleisher, Illinois; also a brother in Washington, and three grandchildren.
The family came here in 1929 from Sterling, Colo.
The body lies at the Twin Falls mortuary pending funeral arrangements."


Mary Jane LaBounty, born April 4, 1859 in Pennsylvania to Joseph Snodgrass and Sarah France, died in Twin Falls December 19, 1936.

In 1940 Twin Falls, Iva is widowed, 52, with Delores 17. Mary Billy Snodgrass 19 and her husband Ralph 23, born in Iowa have Twyla, 1 born in Idaho.

Iva M. S. LaBounty - Obituary: death: 25 July 1970; Moses Lake, Grant County, Washington

"Buried Royal City, Grant County" #40330878.


HILDA

1945 Twin Falls "Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Funke, formerly of Twin Falls but now of Paris, Tex. are the parents of a girl, Sue, born Sept. 6, according to word received by Mrs. Funke's mother, , Mrs. Iva Wilcox, Twin Falls. Funke is the son of Mrs. Dora Funke, also of Twin Falls."


Hilda Lofgren 1919-2002 is buried in Hawthorne, Nevada # 510522158.
She was born July 30, 1918 in Sterling to Soloman Wilcox and Iva M. LaBounty, name as Funke in 1941, Burris in 1961, Albright in 1965, and as Lofgren in 1971.

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