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Aaron Mayer, John A. Mayer , WrayIn 1870 Poweshiek County, Iowa, Dan'l Mayer and Mary are 51, Cornelus 22, Henry 20, Eliza 17, John 11, and Aaron 8.
Aaron cash-claimed a quarter in 6, 1S 43W in 1890. He had a timber claim filed, but it wasn't completed.
In 1900 Island County, Washington, Aaron Mayer is farming, born Jan 1862 in Iowa, married 11 years to Cora Oct 1867 in MInnesonta. They have Clarence N. June 1881 and Mae A. Feb 1893, both Washington. They're on the same page as Wickliff Newell - who had built the Sod Hotel in Wray and was the enumerator for this 1900 census.
In 1910, Aaron (a carpenter?) and Cora are in Nome district, Alaska with Clarence, a clerk, and Mae. .
In 1920, Aaron and Cora are in Seattle, where he is a carpenter. The next household is George Reed, a salesman, 27, born in Colorado, wife May, 26, born in Washington, with Harlan 6.
In 1930, Aaron and Cora are in Douglas County, Oregon, no occupation. They're on the same page as Clarence N. Mayer, 38, a highway construction foreman, married to Helen 39, Ioawa. They have Cora N. 13, born in Alaska.
In 1940, Aaron and Cora are in King County, Washington.
Aaron Mayer Date of Death: 8 Apr 1943 Place of Death: Seattle Age: 81
Aaron 1862-1943 is buried in King County, # 146531667.
So is Cora 1867-1944 # 146535457.
Cora (Newell) Mayer, buried in Yakima 1868-1944. (FindaGrave # 129911948 biography says she married Clarence Mayer)
"ELLEN "HELEN" NELSON (PERNELLA "NELLIE"2 TULIN, JOHAN "JOHN"1) was born January 25, 1891 in Sioux City, Woodbury Co.,IA, and died March 20, 1976 in Riverside Co, CA. She married CLARENCE N MAYER Abt. 1914 "
John A. Mayer, age 29, married Minnie F. Jones, age 21, at the Jones residence in Wray, Colorado December 16, 1888.
The ceremony was conducted by William T. Hays, Justice of the peace.
That might be the Isaac M. Jones who cash--claimed a quarter in 28, 1N 44W in 1890, and timber-claimed on in 1894 next to it. John A. Mayer cash-claimed a quarter in 19, 1N 43W in 1890.
Isaac M. Jones married Mary J. Cummins Nov 1, 1866 in Sangamon County, Illinois.
(ROBERT CUMMINGS, born Sept. 12, 1817, in Washington county, Ky., was brought to Sangamon county when he was about five years old, married Jan. 2, 1840, to Nancy Cloyd. They had six children. THOMAS N. married Sarah B. C. Harrison, have one living child, THOMAS O., and live in Woodside township. M ARGARET A. died at two years old. AMANDA E. married Jacob Beam. See his name. MARY J. married Isaac M. Jones, and reside in Woodside township. JOSEPH R. and EMMA S. reside with their parents, one and a half miles northwest of Woodside station._
In 1880 Sangamon County, Illinois, Isaac ws 37, M.J. 32, M.F. 12, R.J. 8, and J.S. 1.
(also in 1890, Isaac M. cash-claimed a quarter in 33, 1n 44W, and Edward A. Jones cash-caimed one in section 34)
In 1900 Springfield, Illinois, John A. Mayer is farming, born June 1858 Iowa, married 11 years to Minnie August 1868 Illinois. They have Edward D. Oct 1889 Colorado, Royal C. Jan 1892 Colorado, Myrtle Dec 1892 Colorado, and Flora August 1896 Colorado.
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