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Lloyd L. and Maybelle A. (Smith) Tucker, Happyville

In 1900 Red Cloud, Nebraska, Charles M. Smith is a liveryman, born May 1861, married 15 years to Pheba A. May 1864, both born in Iowa. Grace B. Dec 185, Bertha P. July 1891, Mabel A. Feb 1896, adn Flossie M. Dec 1897, were all born in Nebraska.

June 15, 1906 Red Cloud
In 1910 Red Cloud, Charles is 48, Phoebe A. 45, Pearl 17, Mabel 14, and Flossie 12.

In 1900 Marshall County, Kansas, David Tucker born Sept 1861 in Missouri is a fisherman, married nine years to Mary May 1862 Scotland, with Stella Feb 1892, "Loid" Sept 1893, Rolla Oct 1895, - all these kids born in Missouri, andLeone Sep 1899 born in Nebraska.
Stepchildren Nellie Armstrong Aug 1880, Bessie Sept 1883, Charles Aug 1885, and John June 1888, all four born in Iowa, are with them.
In 1910 Franklin County, Nebraska, Lloyd is 16, with parents David M. 48 and Mary A 46. Robert C. is 14, Leona 10, Harold L. 8, and Alma E. 5.

David M. Tucker 1862-1947 is buried in Harlan County, Nebraska # 112101525, with Mary Adeline (Farquhar) Tucker 1862-1942 # 112101665.
Mary's first husband Walter Armstrong 1844-1903 is buried in Stark County, Illinois.

Lloyd Levi Tucker registered for WWI in Yuma County, born October 7, 1894 at Elmo, Missouri, farming, single.

Lloyd L. Tucker, 26 and Maybelle A. Smith, 24, both of Happyville, married in Yuma County on October 29, 1919.

April 20, 1894
Hester Patmore dying 1894, is buried in Santa Ana # 8830986.

So is Alfred N. Patmore 1842-1913 # 8722094.

July 21, 1899 Red Cloud "Matilda E. Patmor vs. Alfred N. Patmor, petition for divorce; default of defendant taken; divorce granted as prayed for."

June 15, 1906

In 1920 Yuma County, Mabelle is 23, born in Nebraska, with Lloyd 26 born in Missouri.

Lloyd proved up 320 acres in section 5, 2S 46W in 1920. Next to him, forty acres were still U.S. property. Lloyd farmed the remaining 600 acres in the section in 1922.
Mr. Mason built a store and platted a townsite he named "Happyville." When he ran into troubles with the postmaster general about moving the Happyville post office without permission he applied for a new post office with Maybelle Tucker as postmaster. The Heartstrong post office "officially" opened in May 1921 and operated until 1940.
April 1922 "Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Tucker and Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Gilmore and children, former residents of the Heartstrong neighborhood, left on the noon train yesterday, bound for Santa Ana California, at which place they expect to make their home."

In 1924 Lloyd L. a real estate agent, and Mabelle A. Tucker are in Anaheim, California, 604 Lacy Street.

Phebe A. Smith, age 69, died September 19, 1934 in Orange County.

Phoebe A. Patmor, daughter of Alfred and Annie Patmor, married Charles M. Smith on November 2, 1884 in Red Cloud, Nebraska.

Alfred N. Patmore 1842-1913 is buried in Santa Ana # 8722094. He was widowed in 1900 and 1910 Santa Ana. His son Walter Sept 1878 in Kansas and Minella E. March 1879 Nebraska have Leola Oct 1899 Nebraska. Roy Patmor Dec 1884 Nebraska are with them.

September 20, 1934 "In Santa Ana, at her home, 710 East Sixth street, September 1ยป, 1934 Phoebe A. Smith, aged 69 years, wife of C. M. Smith; mother of Mrs. Grace Baker, of Jocumbias; Mrs. Pearl Thomas, of Red Cloud, Nebr; Mrs. Mable Blake, of Santa Ana, and Mrs. Flossie Mae Gilmore of Huntington Beach; sister of K. E. Patmor and Walter I. Patmor, of Santa Ana, and Roy Patmor, of Watsonville; grandmother of Mrs. Vera Skinner and Mrs. Mae Finley, of Westminster, Charles A. Baker, of San Diego; Miss Helen Thomas, of Red Cloud, Nebr.; Elroy and Doris Ann Gilmore, of Huntington Beach, and great grandmother of four great granddaughters. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p. m. from Smith and Tuthill'e chapel."

Charles M. Smith died April 10, 1937 in Orange County.
"Charles M. Smith, 75, a native of Iowa, and a resident of Santa Ana for the past 17 years, died at his home at 710 East Sixth street, Saturday after an extended illness. He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Grace Baker of Jacuinha; Mrs. Pearl Thomas of Red Cloud, Nebr.; Mrs. Mabell Ann Blake and Mrs. Flossie Gilmore, both of Santa Ana, besides eight grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held from the Smith and Tuthill chapel tomorrow afternoon at 2 p. m. with the Rev. George Warmer officiating. Interment will be in the Fairhaven cemetery."
"grandfather of Mrs. Vera Skinner, Mrs. Mae Finley, Charles A. Baker, Helen Thomas, Elroy and Doris Ann Gilmore, Elmer Jr. and Norma Lee Blake. Mr. Smith is also survived by four great grandchildren."

Mabell is in Newport, Orange County in 1940, 44, born in Nebraska, married to Elmer Blake, 47 Missouri (Elmer was widowed in 1930 Orange COunty)>
Bob 17 and Norma 15 were both born in Indiana.

Elmer Fletcher Blake, born Nov 1892 in Potosi, Missouri, registered for WWII in Las Vegas, Nevada. His reference ws Lucille McVey of Los Angeles.
Elmer died July 29, 1964 in San Diego County, mother's name Campbell.

Lloyd is in Orange County in 1940, 46, a mail carrier, married but no spouse, with friend Pansy Kelly 54 Texas, a bookkeeper, also married but no spouse. Lennie Wiley, is also a friend, a librarian 49 born in Arkansas, female.

Lloyd registered for WWII in Santa Ana, living at 112 E. Pine Street, with Miss Linnie Wylie of the same address as a reference.

California death index has Lloyd born October 7, 1893, dying March 22, 1984 in Orange County, mother's maiden name Farquhar.

One tree said "Mabel A. SMITH was born on 2/11/1896. She married Lahde. She died on 2/6/1981 in San Bernadino, California, at age 84"
The 1978 newspaper listing of the estate of Maybelle Annie Lahde might be because of incapacity, not death.

Mabelle Ann (Smith) Lahde 1896-1981 is buried in Riverside County # 64196056 "Unclaimed cremains from Yucca Valley"

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