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Worley A. and Cora A. (Davis) Rock,  Vernon

Worley Arthello Rock was born Mar 3, 1881 in Leon Decatur County, Iowa to George Hamilton Rock of Kentucky and Eliza Ellen Hemerich of Ohio.

They're in Decatur County in 1885, with Worley 3 and Mary E. 1

Imogene Frances Rock was born Jan 27 1886 in Davis City, Decatur County Iowa to Geo H. Rock and Ellen E. Hemelrich 28. 

In 1900 Decatur County Worley is 19, Imogene F. 14, and they're with grandparents Augustus and  Sarah E. Himelrich.  Also with them are cousins Mabel F. Briggeman, 11 and Sarah A. Briggeman, 9.

Imogene is single, 19 in 1905 Iowa.

Emma G. Piper, 24, Iowa is married to Harvey, 32 in 1910 Vernon., they're back in Decatur County in 1920, 1930, and 1940, and they're buried in Decatur County IOOF Cemetery.

Cora S. Davis, born Sept 1877 in Iowa, is in Decatur County Iowa in 1900 - mother Elizabeth Davis , widowed Oct 1854 Indiana with William D. April 1892 Iowa and Elizabeth's father James Wakefield July 1829 Indiana.


In 1910 Vernon precinct Worley is 29, born in Iowa, with Cora 23, Missouri.

 Worley proved up 320 acres in 33, 2S 45W in 1913, witnesses Jacob H Dilka, Andrew J. Wakefield, Otto W. Kohlman, Frederick F. Eckert, all of Vernon.

He registered in Leon County, with Cora his nearest relative.

In 1920 Worley and Cora S. are in Decatur County Iowa, and in 1930 back in Vernon.

They're in Vernon in 1940, and with them is Elizabeth RIPER /PIPER ?, 85, Indiana.

Worley A. 1881-1964 and Cora S. 1887-1988 Rock are buried in Glendale, Vernon.  So is Mary E. Chapman (Davis) (Wakefield) Piper 1854-1952. and William Lee Davis 1892-1957 and his wife Nellie (Fitch) Davis 1893-1977


William Lee Davis was born in Leon, Decatur, Iowa April 11, 1892 to William Davis and Mary E. Wakefield,.

Dec 16, 1919 in Decatur County Gerald Eloise Davis was both to Wm. Lee Davis and Nellie Fitch.

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