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Fayette and Jane Lamphere

, Wray

Joshua W. Lamphere 1831-1854 is buried in Will County, # 143387640. One tree said this is Fayette's father.
BUT in 1860 Kankakee, Illinois, Joshua is 35, Mary 31, Frank H. 10, Fred K. 9, Franz E. 7, Zilpha M. 6, Fayette 3, and Joshua 1.

In 1870 Will County, Joshua is 45, Frank 20, Fred 19, Franz 18, Zilpha 16, Fayette 13, George 10, Nellie 7, and Caroline 3.

In 1880 Grundy County, Illinois, Joshua is 56, now married to Mary A. 53, Nellie 17, and Carrie 12.

Elisha Lamphere 1817-1871 is buried in Will County, Illinois # 88903022, with Phoebe J. 1823-1882 # 88902965.

In 1880 Newton County, Indiana, Fayette is farming, 27, with wife? Arvilla 47, both born in Illinois. Arvilla's daughters Emma Shriver 16 and Anna Shriver 12 were born in Indiana.

"FAYETTE R. LAMPHERE was born in Will County, Illinois, July 24, 1852, and is the elder of two children of Joshua and Mary (Pepper) Lamphere, of New York, Joshua Lamphere came with his family, in 1850, to Will County, Illinois, where he owned a farm until his death in 1854. His wife has been twice married since, and is now a widow, living in Iroquois Township, Newton County, Indiana. Fayette, who was only two years old when his father died, continued to live with his mother, attending school some until nine years of age, when he went to work by the month on a farm, until 1875. He then rented and worked a farm, for two years, when, July 27, 1877, he married Mrs. Ardilla Shriver, a native of Edgar County, Illinois and daughter of Isaac and Anna (Smith) Van Hauten. Mrs. Lamphere has four children- -Mrs. Sarah Collins, Mrs. Alice Archibald, Mrs. Emma Enfield and Miss Anna Shriver. They have a farm of seventy-one acres, and also work fifty acres belonging to the other heirs of E. T. Shriver. In politics, Mr. Lamphere is a Republican. "

(Alice Amelia Shriver was born in 1865 Newton County, Indiana to Elijah J. Shriver of Ohio and Ardilla Vanhoutten of Illinois.)
Ardilla (Vanhauten)(Shriver) Lamphere 1833-1906 is buried in Newton County # 73114836.

In 1900 Yuma County, Yuma area, Fayette is farming, born July 1852 in Illinois, married sixteen years to Eliza J.R.B. born August 1848 in Pennsylvania. She's had three kids, one living. Fayette R. June 1892 in Illinois, and adopted daughter Martha A. March 1895 Colorado. Fayette's half-brother William F. Johnson born Nov 1858 in Illinois is with them.
They're next to Georgia Powell July 1856 Illinois, married 24 years but no spouse.

Georgia was in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1880, 24, with Robert T. Powell 30. Annie M. is 3, and Robert is ten months old.

In 1910 Yuma County, Georgia is still married but no spouse, 52, born in Indiana, living with son Robert W. Powell30 and his wife Josephine 24. Catherine is 2, born in Colorado.

In August 1900 Mr. and Mrs. Fay Lamphere entertained a crowd of young people, including Misses E. and A. Branch.

Owing to the crowded condition of the State insane asylum, Sheriff Lamphere was unable to secure the admission of Bert Wimmer to that institution and so Bert will have to remain at Woodcroft hospital for some time yet. We believe that the county commissioners should sue the state for the expenses incurred by the county in the care of their insane. The state is fussing around and trying to get the counties to put up the interest collected on state funds and at the same time, are criminally negligent in providing for the insane, and compel the counties to care for their own insane. It is a mighty poor rule that will not work both ways.
October 1902 "Mrs. Fay Lamphere and little son, Fay, returned from their visit in New York Wednesday."

1904 "Mrs. Lamphere was badly poisoned while picking wild currants Saturday."

May 1909 "Mrs. Kearns a sister of Fayette Lamphere, and her son, of Chicago, arrived in Wray last Saturday and are visiting at the Lamphere home in this city."

July 1910 Yuma "Martha Lamphere, of Wray, is visiting at the home of her uncle, Robert Powell."

October 1915 "Mr. Fay Lamphere sold his two lots between the E. E. Richards home and Mr. Lamphere's house to Mrs. Landy, the owner of the Opera House Cafe. Mrs. Landy expects to build a residence on the lots in the near future."

In 1919 Milo D. Eatinger and Vernon W. Eatinger were witnesses for the claim of 40 acres by of Fayette Lamphere in section 6, 1N 43W. This was just a mile north of the center of Wray. It's probably the young Fay...

Fayette R. Lamphere proved up 320 acres in sections 16 and 30, 3N 43W, and section 25, 3N 44W in 1919.

In 1922 Mr. and Mrs. Faye Lamphere were custodians of the Yuma County courthouse.

"Fayette P. Lamphere was born in Joliet, Illinois July 24, 1852 and passed away June 27, 1924 at the age of 71 years, 11 months and 3 days. He was married to Mrs. Jane Lewis at Chicago, Illinois in the year of 1885. They made their home at Joliet until 1893, when they moved to Yuma, Colorado where they lived until 1903 when they moved to Wray where they have since resided.
Mr. Lamphere was a very active servant of Yuma County since the year of 1900 having served as sheriff two terms, justice of the peace 17 years and courthouse janitor 13 years. He was always ready to render substantial help to all who were in need, and to the many high school students who stayed with them during the winter. He was a very pleasant man and much liked by the people.
His health had been failing for about five years. On the evening of June 27th, while seated in his old accustomed place out by the courthouse steps, enjoying a quiet talk with his life companion, he leaned over as though he wished to tell her something and without a word or pain expired.
Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church Sunday afternoon and burial took place in Grandview Cemetery. "

March 15, 1934

September 17, 1914

January 1915 "Mr. and Mrs. Fayette Lamphere, Jr., came down from Wray Tuesday, and will make their home on one of T. J. Sullivan's farms, southwest of Yuma."

February 3, 1916 "Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Fay Lamphere, Jr., a baby girl Sunday January 30. Mr. and Mrs. Lamphere live several miles north of Wray."

August 23, 1917 "A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fayette Lamphere, Jr., north of town, last Monday. As this is the first grandson Squire Lamphere just burned up the road to get out to see him. Mother and babe doing fine."

In 1920 Yuma County, Fay is farming, 27, Eva 21, Virginia 3, and Jessie 2.

Fayette Roth Lamphere, 79, of 2136 NW Northrup St., Portland, Oregon, a retired farmer, died Monday, August 30, 1971, in a Portland hospital.
Born June 2, 1892 in Joliet, Illinois, he had lived in Portland since 1936.
He is survived by two sons, Jesse Fay of Kirkland, Wash., and Beuford Minor of Camp Hill, Pa.; two daughters, Mrs. Eva Marie Holloway of Portland and Mrs. Virginia Workman of Lebanon, Ore.; two stepsons, Donald Dow of Portland and Harold Dow of Roseburg; a step-daughter, Mrs. Genevieve Mee of Jacksonville, Ore., and seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Killingsworth Little Chapel of the Chimes with vault interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Eva Roth, 74, a resident of Marion and Linn counties since 1934, passed away at her home Sunday, April 29.
She was born in Colorado and lived in many towns including Hubbard and Molalla before moving to Woodburn 10 years ago.
Surviving are sons, Jesse Lamphere of Kirkland, Wash., Buford Lamphere of Camp Hill, Pa.; daughters, Virginia Workman of Lebanon and Marie Holloday of Portland; brother Frank Lott of Lebanon; sister, Vera Jones of Woodburn; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Simon Woodburn Funeral Chapel, with interment in the Zion Mennonite cemetery, Hubbard.

Martha Lamphere, 17, married Lee Miller on December 4, 1912 in Yuma County.

There's a Martha Miller in the state hospital in 1920 and 1930, married, born 1896 in Colorado.

She's buried in Pueblo, Colorado 1896-January 17, 1933 # 64987162.
January 18, 1933

Lee might be the one buried in Elizabeth, Colorado 1888-1965 # 33715129.

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