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Charles and Charlotte (Turner) Noffsinger

, Wray

In 1870 Nodaway County, Missouri, Wm. C. Noffsinger is farming, 40, born in Ohio, with Mary 35 Kentucky. John W. is 8, James W. 6, Martha R. 5, and Robert A. 1, all four born in Missouri.

William Noffsinger of Atchison County, Kansas and Miss Mary Ritchie of St. Joseph, MIssouri married in Buchanan County on March 13, 1879.

In 1885 Atchison, Kansas, William Noffsinger is farming, 54, born in Ohio, with Mary 44 also in Ohio. C. W. is 4, born iand Elmer ten months were both born in Kansas.

November 23, 1893 Atchison Kansas. "Miss William Noffsinger, who came her from GotTs to attend the funeral of her brother, ?obert Wiggins, returned home this morning."

In 1900 Atchison County, Kansas, Charles, born January 1881 in Kansas, is living with William June 1830 and Mary August 1845, both born in Ohio. They've been married 21 years. She's had four kids, one living.
C.W. is in Atchison in 1905, 24, and "Mrs. Noffsinger" 60 is with him. so William must have died...

January 7, 1911 Atchison "William Noffsinger, who removed from Atchison to Colorado sixteen years ago, is in the city visiting with friends, but starts on his return home tonight. He went to Colorado for his health, which, improved while he pros..."

January 10, 1918 Wray "W. 0. Noffsinger left Tuesday evening for Albany, Oregon, where he expects to make his home for some time and where the Rattler will follow him to keep him posted on goings on in good old Yuma county."

Charles is a motorman in 1910 Atchison, 29, with Charlotte 19 born in Missouri. They have Charles H. seven months.

William Allen Noffsinger, the 10-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Noffsinger died Friday afternoon, March 20, 1912 , of pneumonia. The funeral will occur this afternoon at 4 o'clock from the residence, 414 Q street. Rev. Jessie Bader officiating. The interment will be in Oak Hill cemetery. # 140088566

They're still in Atchison in 1915, with Charles 5 and Edna 2.

December 21, 1916 "Little Miss Pearl Turner, who had been visiting her sister, Mrs. Charles Noffsinger, of west of Wray, left Monday evening for her home in Atchinson [must be Atchison], Kansas."

Charles Wesley Noffsinger registered for WWI in Wray, farming, born January 31, 1881, with Charlotte L. Noffsinger.
May 8, 1919 "Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Turner and daughter of Atchison, Kansas, arrived this morning in Wray and will be guests at the home of Charles Noffsinger during the summer months."

In 1920 Charles Noffsinger is farming in Yuma COunty, 38, born in Kansas, with Charlotte 29 Missouri. Charles E. is 10, Edna M. 5, and Charlotte 3 born in Kansas, and Robert 1 born in Colorado. They're next to Ray Noffsinger 22 an his wife Ida 22, both born in MIssouri.

Charles proved up 320 acres in sections 22 and 27, 3 North 44 West, in 1921.
Charles is working for a railroad in 1930 Denver, 49, with Lottie 39, Charles E. 20, Edna M. 16, Charlotte 13, Robert 12, Dorothy 9, Walter 6, Lloyd 2, and mother-in-law Lizzie Turner 62.


Charles was born Otober 4, 1909, and died September 16, 1993, last residence Denver.

Charles married Lillie C. Schultz, 22, on May 30, 1931 in Denver.
They had Charles Richard Noffsinger in Denver on October 7, 1932, who died Augut 22, 1999.
He had married Joan E. Butler in Clark County, Nevada on May 24, 1958.

Charles E. Noffsinger and Lillie C. Schultz had Darlene Mona Noffsinger on December 28, 1936 in Denver. Darlene was Reynolds in 1959, and Padgett in 1964.

She died October 2, 2003, last residence Littleton, Colorado.

1955 Steamboat Springs "The engagement of Miss Anne Bronnccke to Mr. Glen Clark Edwards has been announced by her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Fritz S. Brcnneckc of Golden. Mrs. Brenneckc is the former Betty Leckenby. Parents of the prospective groom are Mrs. Charles E. Noffsinger and the late Vaughn C. Edwards. "

Edna Merriam Noffsinger was born June 16, 1913 in Atchison, Kansas, dying as Philippus on January 1, 2006.
She had married Louis M. Philippus on October 16, 1934 in Denver at the First Bethany Lutheran Church.
"Louis M. Philippus, 85, of Prescott Valley, died Sunday, August 10, 1997 at a care center. He was born March 8, 1912, in Denver, Colorado, to Christian and Jennie (Johns) Philippus.
Mr. Philippus worked as a photo engraver for The Denver Post for many years, and after retirement he spent his time as an artist. He and his wife of 63 years, Edna, moved to Prescott Valley from Denver in 1972.
He is survived by his wife, Edna of Prescott Valley; a son, John Philippus of Las Vegas, Nevada; a daughter, Joan Patterson of San Diego, California; sisters, Margie Schoonover and Anna Cliff, both of Denver; and a brother, Marion Philippus of Denver.
Services were held at Faith United Community Church in Dewey with Dorothy Slater officiating.
Memory Chapel Mortuary in Prescott assisted the family with arrangements. "


Charlote was in Denver in 1940, 25, born in Kansas, married to James Antonio, 34 born in Colorado, who works for a reforestation project.
James 5 and Donald 1 were born in Colorado.

Charlotte, born April 15, 1916, died October 30, 2001, last residence Denvr.
Robert Elwood Noffsinger, 21, married Betty June Hamman on Feb 21, 1939 in Castle Rock, Colorado.

Betty is living with her father Albert in 1940 Adams County, Colorado, with Bea three months, unknown marital status.
Dee Lue Noffsinger was born Feb 1, 1940, name Clayton in 1956 and Leaf in 1993. She died Otober 7, 1993.

"Everett Clayton, 43, a former resident of Glenrock, was killed instantly in a car-train crash near Brighton, Colo. Monday morning\ , January 18, 1960.
Everett Clayton attended schools in Glenrock, Wyoming and served in World War II in the Medical Corps, and served overseas in the Pacific theatre.
He was married to Betty J. Hamman in San Antonio, Texas on October 14, 1942 and to this union were born four children, all of whom survive. He died in a car-train collision near his home in Brighton, Colorado. Before moving to Brighton, the family lived for a time at Derby, Colorado.
Besides his wife, Betty, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Dee Lue Leaf of Denver; and Jill Cheryl, of the family home; two sons, Earl Waine (Skippy), and Rick E., also at home; and his mother, Mrs. Gertrude Clayton of Douglas. His father preceded him in death last year."

Robert Noffsinger died in San Diego County January 1, 1985, born March 27, 1918 in COlorado.

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