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John and Maggie E. Orfield, Fox

John and Elizabeth Magdalena Eliza Creveling married March 1, 1896 in Iowa.

January 2, 1912 Wray "John Orfield was down from Eckley Saturday, business bringing him here."

John and Maggie - thanks to MostSpecialLady

John Orfield - 1873-1915 is buried in the Mildred cemetery.

Maggie proved up two quarters in 14, 3S 46W in 1916.

March 1919

Floyd Frederick Orfield registered in Yuma County.

Ella Orfield -20- married George A. Cochrane - 33-  July 3, 1917 in Wray.   FindAGrave has her buried in Lowry, St. Clair County, Missouri - 1897-1923, and George E. Cochrane 1883-1963.

FindAGrave in Cass County, Missouri

(Given name may be Elizabeth Magdaline, per a family tree).

70 yrs 5 mos 5 days
Dau of Alexander Theodore Creveling (1847/PA-1926/IA) and Mary Elizabeth Zion (1854/IA-1939/IA).

m1: John Crag Orfield, Mar 1 1896, Iowa. He was son of Franklin Preston and Kisvie/Keziah (Perry) Orfield.
(Married as Eliza M. Creveling, shown as Liza Creveling on Ella's birth cert.)
12 known children:
-Ella Vera Feb 11 1897/IA-1923 m: George A. Cochrane
-Floyd Franklin Oct 1898/IA-1984/CA
-Loyd/Lloyd Albert Mar 1900/IA-1986/St. Clair MO
-Infant daughter 1903-1903/St. Clair MO.
-Grace about 1904- (living with sister Ella & family, Mildred Yuma CO., in 1920, age 18).
-Ollie Elizabeth 1904-1992 #81231458 m: Winkler, Hodgen
-Maude M. abt 1906- m: Alford Smith, Unk Fox
-Preston Alexander abt 1908-
-Elmer E. abt 1909- (not in household 1920 census, no Death cert. found)
-Roosevelt T. 1910/MO-2004
-Sylvia Lena 1912/IA-2003 #45492645 m: Winkler
-Bessie Marie 1914/CO-2000/KC MO m: C. Winkler

Based on children's birth places, the family moved from Iowa to St. Clair MO. bet 1898-1903 and to Iowa bet. 1910-1913, and to Mildred, Yuma Colorado bet 1913 and 1915, where Bessie was born and husband John died there May 21, 1915. Their daughter Ella/22 and family were still living there in 1920, along with daughter Grace/18 living with sister Ella. Ella has two infants buried in the small cemetery with her father, John.

m2: Herman Weber, a widower.

1880 Decatur IA: CREVELING Alex/30, M.E./25, E.M/4, T/1.
1885 Decatur IA: CREVELING Alexander/35, Mary E/30, Maggie/9, Thophilu/6, John/4, Lora/1.

1900 Decator IA: ORFIELD John C/26/VA-VA-KY, Margaret/24/IA-PA-IA, Ellah/3, Floyd/1, Lloyd/2M.

1910 Harrison MO: ORFIELD John C/37, Maggie/34, Ella/13, Floyd/11, Lloyd/10, Gracie/8, Ollie/6, Maud/4, Preston/2, Elmer E/7M. Census taken Apr 1910.

1920 St. Clair MO: ORFIELD Maggie/44/wd, Floyd F/21, Loyd A/19, Ollie E/15, Maudie M/14, Preston A/12, Roosevelt/9, Sylvia L/7, Bessie M/5.

Note: Her name was added to the double marker of her husband, Herman Weber, and his first wife, Louise. In addition, she has an individual marker.

Mo. death cert/Henry Co.
Cardiac failure
Informant: Floyd Orfield of Clinton, a son.
Father, unnamed, from IA
Burial: May 28, 1946, Lutheran Cemetery (correct name is Trinity Lutheran Cemetery)

Researching probable children, have not proved:
-Preston Alexander Dec 27 1907-Dec 20 1996, Lancaster WI
-Maud/24 m: Alford Smith, living in Levenworth KS 1930, sister Bessie/16, living with them - m2: Fox -- MAY be Maudie Fox who d May 1972, Kossuth IA.
-Elmer E. b 1910, d: bef 1920, Harrison MO. or St. Clair MO.,No D.C., DOD/burial location not found.
-Grace reportedly died Aug 16 1925 St. Clair MO, no record as Orfield, have not determined surname.

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