William A. and Moniza T. Woodrum, son Otis E. Woodrum, 6 North 52 West


In 1850 Putnam County, Indiana, Wm. J. Woodrum is 27, born in Indiana, with Lucinada 25, Mary E. 4, and James. L. 2.

In 1856 Appanoose County, Iowa, William is 33, Lucenda 31, Mary e. 9, Maud A. 2, and newborn William H.

One tree said William and Lucenda both died 1856-1860..

"WILLIAM J. WOODRAM died bef Apr 1860 Appanoose Co, IA. Heirs listed are BUCHANAN WOODRUM; MARY WOODRUM; AMANDA ANN WOODRUM;spouse CHARLES YOUNG."


In 1860 Appanoose County, Mary 14 and Amanda 6 are living with Elizabeth Woodrum, 68, born in Kentucky.
In 1880 Barry County, Missouri, William Woodrum is farming, 26, born in Iowa with Tennessee 22 born in Arkansas.

In 1900 Barry County, Missouri, William Woodrum born March 1858 in Iowa is farming, married 22 years to Maggie March 1858 Arkansas. Lee June 1883, Alonzo Feb 1885, William A. April 1891, Otix June 1896, Bertha G. April 1896, and John June 1899, all born in Missouri.

They're still in Barry County in 1910, William 45, Moniza T. 52, William 19, Otis 17, Bertha 14, and John 10.

William claimed a tract in 18, 6N 52W in 1920.

They must have gone to Logan County just for a land claim, because they were in Brazoria County, Texas in 1912

They're in Brazoria County, Texas in 1920, William 62, M.T. 62, with Bertha 24, William A. 29, and John T. 20.

William and Moniza are alone, farming in 1930 Brazoria County.

William Henry Woodrum died in Victoria, Texas on November 16, 1936, widower of Mrs. Tennessee Woodrum. The informant Mrs. A. M. Orr didn't know his birth place or date.

William 1857-1936 is buried in Sweeney, Brazoria County # 45757133, with Moniza T. 1858-1935 # 45757138.

OTIS

Otis Elsworth Woodrum registered for WWI with an Atwood, Colorado address, born June 10, 1893 at Purdy, Missouri, a homesteader, employed by Simon Laus of Atwood, single.

Otis claimed two quarters in section 17 in 1920.

He married Henrietta Eisnoth on December 30, 1924 in Denver.
They divorced in Denver in 1932.

Otis married Marjorie Sheppart on September 5, 1933 in Longmont, Colorado.

(Marjorie Sheppard was teaching school in 1920 Cherokee County, Iowa, age 17, with Edward 47 and Eva 42. Edwin T. Shepperd 1872-1948 is buried in Fort Collins # 53394463, with Eva A. Sheppard # 53394466.)

They're living in Berthoud in 1940, Otis a trucker, Marjorie 37 born in Iowa, with Jane Louise 2.

June 30, 1959 Greeley, Colorado "Miss Jana Louise Woodrum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otis E. Woodrum of Berthoud, became the bride of William Bruce Howe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore R. Howe of Eaton, Saturday evening at 8 o'clock at the First Presbyterian Church."

Otis 1893-1978 is buried in Berthoud, Colorado # 33507030, with Marjorie 1902-1996 # 33507031.

Marjorie A. Woodrum, daughter of Edwin Teller Shepperd and Eva Dwelly, bonr Nov 24, 1902 at Ida Grove, Iowa, married Otis E. "Tex" Woodrum Spetember 5, 1933.

ALONZO


Lonzo Woodrum married Orpha Dobbins, 17, daughter of Wm. Dobbins, in Barry county on March 14, 1907.
" Alonzo "Lon" Woodrum b: Feb 1885 in Missouri, d: 10 Sep 1947 in Vici, Oklahoma
+ Orpha Leota Dobbins b: 12 Feb 1890 in Kansas, m: 14 Mar 1907 in Barry, Missouri, d: 25 Dec 1973 in Mooreland, Oklahoma."

Lon Woodrum 1886-1947 is buried in Dewey County, Oklahoma # 96518194.

ALBERT

" Albert Leroy 'Lee' Woodrum b: 10 Jun 1883 in Pierce City, Lawrence, Missouri, d: 27 Mar 1972 in Newtonia, Newton, Missouri
+ Toney May Hamilton b: 30 Aug 1887 in Manhattan, Pottawatomie, Kansas, m: 17 Feb 1906 in Shell Knob, Missouri d: 09 Sep 1964 in Newtonia, Missouri."

BERTHA

" Bertha Gaylin Woodrum b: 31 Jan 1896 in Missouri , d: 01 May 1991 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, Burial: Falfurrias Cemetery, Falfurrias, Brooks County, Texas
+ Alexander Mack Orr b: Abt. 1900 in Tennessee, d: 12 Dec 1990 in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas Age: 90 buried Falfurrias, Brooks County, Texas, "

JOHN

"John Troy Woodrum b: Jun 1899 in Missouri, d: 1966 ; In Sweeny, Texas 1920 census + Evah L Dudley b: 1907, d: 1980 "

EDWIN

Edwin was in Putnam County, Indiana in 1880, 4, with parents Levi 46 and Claris 38. Walter is 10, Mary L. 8, Florence 6, and William 1.
So he might be a cousin of William.

His mother Clarissa 1841-1883 is buried in Putnam County, # 24595737.


Edwin M. Woodrum claimed a quarter in 15, 10N 53W in 1915.

He registered for WWI in Sterling, born January 31, 1876, farming for E. N. Heaton. His sister Mary L. Woodrum of Greencastle Indiana was his reference.

Edwin is in Logan County in 1920, 43, born in Indiana, farming alone.
He married May C. Honnold in Denver on May 11, 1922, recorded in El Paso County, Colorado.

They're in Logan County in 1930, farming. Edwin is 54, Amy 53.
They're back farming in Edgar County, Illinois in 1940.

Edwin Morton Woodrum 1876-1948 is bureid in Edgar County, Illinois # 107073456, with Amy C. 1878-1963.

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