52 Relatives in 2018 #52 Leland Fetherkile (1921-1922)

Leland Fetherkile

relationship:  1st cousin 2x removed

Uncle Clarence and his wife Zelma divorced 2 months after the death of their son Leland.  Family rumor was that Clarence blamed her for his death.  Reading the death certificate, I can understand why.  Leland evidently drank/ingested kerosene at his maternal grandparents home.

birth:  23 April 1921 in Benton County, Iowa, United States

parents:  Clarence Leland Fetherkile (1900-1980) and Zelma Harrison (1903-1982)

death:  15 August 1922 in Taylor Township, Benton County, Iowa, United States

fetherkile leland death notice vinton eagle pg 4 aug 18 1922

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burial:  Cox Cemetery, Benton County, Iowa, United States

 

Sources:

Ancestry.com. Iowa, Death Records, 1920-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Original data: Iowa, Death Records, 1920-1940. State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa.

“Baby Dead Following An Illness Of Two Hours.” Digital Archives of the Vinton Public Library and the Benton County Historical Society, 2018, bentoncounty.advantage-preservation.com/viewer/?k=fetherkile&i=f&by=1922&bdd=1920&d=01011922-12311922&m=between&ord=k1&fn=the_vinton_eagle_usa_iowa_vinton_19220818_english_4&df=1&dt=10. Vinton Eagle newspaper archive, August 18, 1922; page 4

52 Relatives in 2018 #47 Welthy Berry (1860-1865)

Welthy Berry

relationship:  3x-great-Aunt

Welthy died the day before her mother Anna Jewell Berry (1836-1865) and 2 weeks before her brother John Berry (1862-1865).

birth:  7 July 1860 (inferred) in Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, United States  (she is not on the June 1860 Federal Census for the family. Headstone indicates age as 5 years, 1 month, 1 day)

parents:  Robert Berry (1827-1911) and Anna Jewell (1836-1865)

death:  8 August 1865 in Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, United States

burial:  Kisling Cemetery, Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, United States

 Welthy Berry
Photo taken from Find A Grave memorial for Welthy Berry – 50668655

 

Sources:

Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 08 December 2018), memorial page for Welthy Berry (1860–8 Aug 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50668655, citing Kisling Cemetery, Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .

Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.

 

52 Relatives in 2018 #46 John Berry (1862-1865)

John Berry

John died about 2 weeks after the deaths of his older sister Welthy Berry (1860-1865) and mother Anna Jewell Berry (1836-1865)  3 days short of his 3rd birthday.

relationship: 3rd great-Uncle

birth:  24 August 1862  in Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, United States

parents:  Robert Berry (1827-1911) and Anna Jewell Berry (1836-1865)

death:  21 August 1865 in Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, United States

burial:  Kisling Cemetery, Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, United States

 John Berry
Photo taken from Find A Grave memorial site for John Berry – 50668552.  Unable to find my photo of the headstone.

 

sources:

Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 08 December 2018), memorial page for John Berry (1861–21 Aug 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50668552, citing Kisling Cemetery, Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8).

 

52 Relatives in 2018 #6 Adam A Fetherkile (1852-1937)

Adam Alexander Fetherkile

relationship:  Her 2x great-grandfather

birth:  11 November 1852 in Polk City, Benton County, Iowa, United States to Adam Henry Fetherkile (1812-1896) and Sarah Morgan (Sally) Wysong (1825-1904).  Adam A was born just a short time after his parents moved here from Indiana.

marriage:  29 January 1879 in Benton County, Iowa, United States to Alice A. Berry (1856-1949), daughter of Robert Berry (1827-1911) and Anna Jewell (1836-1865)

children:

Frank C Fetherkile (1881-1901)
Harry Cecil Fetherkile (1884-1980)
John Andrew Fetherkile (1886-1936)
Clarence Leland Fetherkile (1900-1980)

other life information:  Adam (Alex) lived his life as a farmer in the same community.  In 1886, his parents deeded their farm to him.  This farm is still in the family.

death:  22 December 1937

burial:  Urbana Cemetery, Urbana, Benton County, Iowa, United States.

 

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AA fetherkile obit