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Henry and Katherine (Orr) Woodard, Waverly


In 1870 Jones County, Iowa, Harbison Orr is 41, Catharine 35, with William H. 12, Catharine 11, Joseph C. 9, Mary A. 7, Ellen 6 and John L. 1. Also on the page is William Orr, 36 with Joanna 34.
In 1880 Jones County, Iowa, Erastus Woodard is 54, Augusta A. 48, both born in New York, with six kids aged 29 to 8.
Next household is Wales H. Woodard, 25, born in Ohio, with Katy M. 20 in Iowa.

Next household is William A. Woodard 27 Ohio, with Sarah N. 20 Iowa and Blanche A. 1 Iowa.

In 1895 Jewell County, Kansas, H.W. Woodard is 39, K.M. 35, Harby 14, Nettie 9, Girtie 4 and May 2.

In 1900 Jewell County, Kansas, Henry, born June 1855 in Ohio, married 20 years to Catherine M. August 1859 Iowa, have Harbison C. January 1889 Iowa, Nettie R. June 1890 Kansas, Gertrude E. June 1890 Kansas, May May 1893 Kansas, and John W. Feb 1898 Texas.
In 1905 Jewell County, H.W. Woodard is 49, C.A. 44, N.R. 19, and G.S. 14.

The next page has M.N. Woodard, 11, female (perhaps May) and J.W. Woodard 7 male (perhaps John) after M. Eumnan 36, C. 27, with E.V. 7 and M.M. 2. - who don't appear to be related. Maybe the Everman? family are working for the Woodards...

In 1906 Superior Nebraska, William and Helen Crone celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary
"They were the recipients of many beautiful and useful gifts as follows:
Set of Dishes, Mr. and Mrs. Wales Woodard, Erastus Woodard, Mrs. Cinda Crone and Mrs. Walter Crone.
Butter Knife, Mr. and Mrs. Woodard of Lincoln, Neb. Salid Dish, Francis, Nellie and Kate Crone. Sofa Cushion, Mrs. John Schlitt. Toilet Towel, Miss Gertie Woodard. "

In 1910 Jewell County, Wales is 54, Katie 50, May 16, Willie 12, and Raymond 4.

In 1920 Republic County, Kansas, Henry is 64, Kattie 60, William J. 22, Wales 14 Nebraska, and grandchild Kathlene 4, Nebraska

April 16, 1925

He's buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nebraska, # 46864084.

His estate mentions wife Katty, daughter Nettie Reid of Superior, Nebraska, son Harvey D., daughter Gertrude Good of Superior, Nebraska, son William, minor son Raymond W. , and minor granddaughter Wilma K. Larkins, daughter of May Woodard Larkins, deceased.

May 21, 1925 Mrs. Fred Adams, Mrs. Wm. Murrain and Mrs. Katie Woodard visited at the W.C. Montgomery home Wednesday afternoon of last week" "Bill Woodward was seen by the writer going north from his home Monday evening and informed us he was going to spend the evening at the Edgar Murrain home - probably."

May 1925 "Mrs. Katie Woodard, Robert Orr, Raymond Woodard and Doris Rutledge motored to Flagler Sunday, wehe the former has land interest.

June 1925 "Mrs. Katie Woodard and son Raymond and daughter Kathlyn motored to Otis last Tuesday on business.

Mr. and Mrs. Vader of Superior, Nebraska, who were visiting a daughter at Flagler, motored into the Mrs. Hattie Woodard home Sunday evening and pleasantly surprised her. Mrs. Woodard formerly lived at Superior and Mr. and Mrs. Vader are very dear friends of her. September 3, 1925 "Miss Ruby Good of Superior Nebraska is visiting with her grandmother Mrs. Katie Woodard.
December 9, 1926 "Mrs. Katie Woodard and sister-in-law Wm. Woodard and Miss Kathlyn Woodward were Sunday evening visitors at the Ferdinand Mathies home."

In 1930 Dallas, Texas, Katie Woodard is 70, widowed, born in Iowa, and grand-daughter Katherine Larkins 14, Nebraska is with her.

Katie died October 12, 1930, and is buried in Superior # 63441810.

October 1928 "Miss Lena Morton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Morton, and William "Woodward", a young farmer of fifteen miles northeast of Yuma, were married at St. Francis, Kansas September 29."
December 6, 1929
January 3, 1929

In 1930 Dallas, living at Preston Road and Alpha, William is farming, with Lena 22.
Lema Woodard, daughter of Lee Morton and Mina Slocum, born April 5, 1908 at Barren Missouri, died in Richardson Texas from a car accident Dec 1, 1965 in Richardson, Texas, buried Restland.

Mrs. Will Woodard, 57, of 443 Highland in Richardson, also died Friday in Parkland Hospital. Police said she was injured in a 2 car accident Wednesday at Frances Way and Grove Streets. Her death was the seventh in Richardson accidents this year. Funeral services for Mrs. Woodard will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the First Baptist Church in Richardson with burial in Restland Memorial Park. She was a native of Baring, MO.

Survivors: husband; a son, Wales L. Woodard, U.S. Air Force; father, Lee Morton, Kirksville, MO; two brothers, Dale Morton and Glenn Morton, both of Colorado; two sisters, Mrs. Opal Moran and Mrs. Minerva Haley, both of Colorado and two grandchildren."

Obituary appearing in The Dallas Morning News on 12/17/1973: Will Woodard Funeral services for Will Woodard, 73, of 9925 Lakemere Drive, a retired farmer, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church in Richardson. Burial will be in Restland Memorial Park. He died Saturday. A native of Superior, Neb., he had lived in Dallas for the past 45 years. He was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church in Richardson.

John William Woodard, born at Superior Nebraska Feb 26, 1900 to Henry Wales Woodard and Katherine Orr, died at Presbyterian Hospital Dallas December 15, 1973, residing at 9925 Lakemere. Informant Mrs. Edna Woodard.

Will John Woodard registered for WWI at Byron, Thayer County, Nebraska, born Feb 26 1898, nearest relative mother.


Bertha 21 and "Harro" 28 are in Jewell County, Kansas in 1910,

Harbison Charles Woodard registered for WWI in Nelson, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, born Jan 20, 1881. He was a painter and decorator, married to Bertha E.

They're alone in 1920 Nuckolls County Bertha was born about 1891 in Nebraska.

He might be the car salesman in 1940 Los Angeles 51, born in Texas, with Bertha L. 42 Nebraska, no kids.

Harvey Charles Woodard born Jan 20, 1881, died in California June 10, 1943

August 16, 1928 "Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Morton and family, of Yuma, and Bill Woodard spent Sunday at the Elwyn Moran home."

November 1928 "Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Woodard returned Saturday from Dallas, Texas. Their many friends thought they were enjoying the beauties of sunny Texas and were surprised to hear of them returning to Yuma "
"Sunday was a big day at the Mrs. Katie Woodward home, as her son Billy and wife had returned from a two months sojourn in Texas. She invited in several neighbors to help her celebrate the day. They included Mr. and Mrs. ELvyn Moran and daughter, ...Minerva Morton..."

1929 Raymond Woodard, who is working for Chas. Klusman, took supper Monday evening at the Ferdinand Mathies home." (that was a mile west of the Henry Schmale residence)

Henry Schmale in 1920 owned a full six quarters in 20 and 21, 4N 47W, three miles from the Lee Morton residence.

Kathryne Elaine Woodard was born July 13, 1926 in Dallas County to Raymond Wales Woodard and Ella Schmale.
They were living at 3116 Carlisle in Dallas.
In 1929, when Henry Schmale died, a daughter Mrs. Ramon Woodard of Dallas Texas was a survivor.

In 1930 Dallas, Texas, Raymond W. Woodard is a dairyman, 24, born in Nebraska, Ella M., 22 Colorado. Katherine E. 3 and Betty J. 2 were born in Texas.

June 1931 Ray Woodard and W.E. Roberts were making the preparation to re-open the cafe formerly conducted by A.L Randel, next to the Yuma Produce Company.

December 28, 1939 "Mr. and Mrs. Ray Woodard arrived Saturday morning from McKinney, Texas to spend the holiday period with the lady's mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Schmale, and other Yuma relatives.

In 1940 Collin County, Texas, living on Hwy 75, R. W. is an agent for a wholesale oil company, 35, with Ella 33, Katherine Elaine 14, Betty Joyce 2, and Donna Marie 2, all daughters born in Texas.

Roberta Janell Woodard was born October 5, 1940 in Collin County.

Ray Don Woodard was born October 10, 1942 in Collin County.
July 3 1958 "E.H. Schmale, wife and Richard visited Canon City last week at the home of his sister, Mrs. Ray Woodard."

Raymond Wales Woodard 1905-1959 is buried in Colorado Spring # 105024085, wtih Ella M. Woodard 1907-2002 # 11576138.
Ella died as a Curtis # 113564968. In 1993, when Benny Schmale died, his sister "Ella Woodard Curtis of Canon City" was a survivor.

In 1957 Hobbs New Mexico, Elaine K. Hooten is married to Jas H. Hooten, a city firefighter in Hobbs, New Mexico.


Gertrude is the Gertie Good, 19, in 1910 Jewell County, with Ruby, 2. Married but no spouse.

In 1920 Jewell County, 29, with Ben H. 31 Ruby 11, Opal 9, Arthur 7, Catharine 5, Melvin3 and Hazel three months, all born in Kansas.
Gertrude is buried in Superior, Nebraska # 40951305 1891-1928.

Benjamin Harrison Good, 1889-1962 is buried in Superior # 15312796. "On Oct. 16, 1907 he was united in marriage to Gertrude Estella Woodward of Superior and to their union nine children were born.
His wife, parents, sister, an infant son and daughter, Kathryn King, preceded him in death.
He moved to Wichita in 1949, where he spent his remaining years.
In 1952 he was united in marriage to Lola Berry of Wichita, who preceded him in death in January, 1962.
He is survived by four daughters and three sons, Mrs. Ruby Ebsen, Bostwick, Neb.; Mrs. Opal Fritts, Topeka, Kan.; Mrs. Hazel Cook, Chanute, Kan.; Mrs. Zella Moody, Arthur, Melvin and Gerald Good of Wichita."


In 1910 Jewell County, Nettie is 24, married to Thomas Reid, 26, with Cecil 2, all born in Kansas.

Thomas John Reid registered for WWI in Bloomington, Nebraska, born April 8, 1884, nearest relative Nettie R. Reid.

In 1920 Nuckolls County, Nebraska, Nettie is married but no spouse, 34, with Cecil W. 11 and Helen G. 2.

In 1940 Jewell County, Kansas, Nettie R. is 55, widowed, living wtih Helen R. 22 married to Pleasant Warner, 24, both born in Nebraska. Pleasant is a filling station attendant.

Nettie R. Reid 1885-1963, per # 55683124, is buried in Webber, Jewell County, Kansas.
Thomas J. is buried there, too, 18838-1938 # 55683125.

In 1930 Superior, Nebraska, Cecil Reid is running a grocery store, with Theda L. , both 21.
1933 "E.M. Hollingsworth opened a modern automobile shop in the Hafner building next to the Cecil Reid grocery store."
February 1935 "Black cod was 19 cents per pound at Cecil Reid's Superior grocery store."
They're in Kearney, Nebraska in 1940, no kids. Cecil is a salesman. He's buried in Superior 1908-1979 # 44363788, with Margaret Louise (Kujath) Reid 1905-1999.

Helen Edna (Reid) Woerner 1917-2001 is buried in Superior, Nebraska # 44363687, with Pleasant 1915-2003.


One tree said May Woodard married Fred Oren Larkins July 16, 1913.

The husband of May's daughter Wilma Katherine Larkins is Ulysses Douglas Aly, 1914-1980, dying in Dallas County, Texas, widowed, to be buried in McCurley Cemetery, Lewisville, Texs.
He's buried with Kathleen Wilma (Larkins) Aly # 12872329, daughter of Saddie Maye (Wodoard) Larkins 1893-1916, buried in Republic County Kansas, # 39462698, wife of Fred Orin Larkins.

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