Logan County Colorado Pioneers
Thomas J. and Jessie (Copple) Huston, 9 North 49 WestIn 1900 Scotland County, Missouri, Jefferson Huston, born July 1882 in Missouri is with Sapr (should be SPAR) 39 and Frances 35 Huston, sister Bertha 15.
December 1950, Mount Vernon Illinois
Mrs. Estella May Bruce, 80, died at 5:00 o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Hartman, six miles north of Bluford. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:00 p. m. at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix and burial will be in Elmwood cemetery in Centralia. The body will remain at the Osborn Funeral Home, where friends may call at any time after 6:00. Mrs. Bruce was born south of Centralia, the daughter of Harvey and Christina (Dolson) Copple. In 1888 she was married to A. L. Bayly. To this union one daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Hartman, was born. In 1898 she was married to J. D. Bruce, who preceded her in death four years ago. Mrs. Bruce was a member of the First Christian church of Centralia. Besides her daughter, she is survived by a sister, Mrs. Jessie Farley of Centralia, four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
March 2001 Mount Vernon
Florest Huston Buerkle 1906-1990 is buried in Scotland County, # 25009516.
Florest was born to Thomas Jefferson and Jessie Coppel Huston on January 29, 1906. She was raised by her grandparents, Spar Simeon and Frances Huston. She graduated from Memphis High School with a teaching certificate in 1923 and taught in a one-room schoolhouse. She married Howard E Heald on June 3, 1925, in Scotland County. In 1926, she graduated from beauty school and operated beauty shops in Chicago, IL and Columbus, Ohio.
Florest and Howard Heald had one daughter, Sharon Virginia, in 1939. After Howard died in 1953, Florest married Howard Buerkle in Park Forest, Illionois. He died in 1960.
"Howard Edward Heald was born April 4, 1903 to Charles Baker and Julia (Todd) Cole on this farm. He was the fifth of six children born of this marriage. He married Florest Huston June 3, 1925. She lived on a neighboring farm as a young girl."
In 1930 Charles Huston is 17, in Washington County, Illinois, a nephew of Mary A. Blanchard, 92.
In 1940 he's 27, married to Vada 23, in Washington County, Illinois.
Mount Vernon, Illinois
HUSTON, Charles H., 88, of Irvington d. 26 March 2001 at St. Mary's Hosp. in Centralia; b. 27 July 1912 in Colorado; s/o Thomas Jefferson HUSTON & Jessie COPPLE; md Vada F. HAILS 6 Feb 1933 in Nashville, she d. 11 March 1983; surv. by a son, Steven HUSTON and wife Nancy of Houston; a daughter, Mary DIEL and husband Carrel Ray of Irvington; a sister, Madeline REDBURN and husband Dale of Mesa, Ariz; burial Fouts Cem.