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William M. and  Laura Elizabeth (Reid) Rezzer,  Fox

In 1880 Knox County, Illinois, William 9 and James A. 12 and their mother Mary 40 are with their half-brother George Gimer 20 and half-sistr Lucinda 18.

(George H is married in 1890 Logan County, Oklahoma Territory, and Lucinda E. is still with him.)

Winfield S. Reid born about 1853 married Rebecca Record March 17, 1875 in Montgomery County, Kansas.

Laura is 4 in Montgomery County, Kansas in 1880, with Scott Reid 27 and Rebecca 24.  Sister Ellen J. is 2.   Winfield 1852-1916 is buried in Logan Oklahoma  # 23761211 - with Rebecca N. Reid 1854-1923  # 23761184.

In 1900 Payne County, Oklahoma, William born Aug 1871 in Illinois is married to Laura March 1876 Kansas, and mother Mary A. May 1840 Ohio is with them.

On the same census page is James Rezzer, wife Laura, kids Isaac 10, William 3, and Virgie E. 1.

In 1910 William, Laura, Orville 9, and Teressa 5 are in Yuma County. 

William proved up two quarters in 35, 5S 46W in 1914, witnesses Carl A. Root and Ulysses S. Clark of Tuttle, Louis O. Moser and Wilford D. Upchurch of Kirk.

William, Laura, Orville, and Teressa are in Yuma County in 1920, and in 1930 Teressa is gone.

In 1940 Laura is with her daughter Tressie Pugh in Kit Carson County, with husband Lloyd L. Pugh and  their three kids.

William 1871-1932 # 56354673 and Laura E. 1873-1948 are buried in Kirk

O.W. Rezzer married Amelia Burkhard April 2, 1935, recorded in Yuma County.

She was Amelia Burkart, age 7, in the 1910 Kirk census, with George and Katherina, both 42, George Jr. 200, Jacob 18, Lydia 15, Lona 12.

Amelia Rezzer is listed as a surviving niece of Mary Margaret (Baum) (Bretthauer) Burkart - widow of Jacob Burkart - in 1974.

They're in the 1934 directory, living 3 miles east and two miles south of Kirk.

So are Orville W. Aug 9,1900 - and Amedlia B. Sept 21, 1902 - Oct 21, 1978.

Tressie Rebeca Pugh died in Tacoma Washington, and is buried in Stratton 1905-2001 # 75470960


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