Richard G. Kirby1

#36881, b. 14 November 1886
     Richard G. Kirby was born on 14 November 1886 in Champaign County, Illinois, USA.1 He married Ethel Muriel Johnson, daughter of Thomas Elmer Johnson and Laura Belle Corray, in 1908 in Champaign County, Illinois, USA.2

Children of Richard G. Kirby and Ethel Muriel Johnson

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards 1917-18.
  2. FamilySearch, Illinois County Marriages, 1810-1940.
  3. 1910 US Census, Illinois.
  4. 1920 US Census, Iowa.
  5. 1930 US Census, Iowa.
  6. FamilySearch, Iowa County Births, 1880-1935.

Marguerite A. Kirby1

#36882
     Marguerite A. Kirby is the daughter of Richard G. Kirby and Ethel Muriel Johnson.2,3,4

Citations

  1. 1940 US Census, Iowa.
  2. 1910 US Census, Illinois.
  3. 1920 US Census, Iowa.
  4. 1930 US Census, Iowa.

Thomas Steven Kirby1

#36883, b. 22 September 1912, d. 22 August 1967
     Thomas Steven Kirby was born on 22 September 1912 in Grant Township, Story County, Iowa, USA.1,2 He was the son of Richard G. Kirby and Ethel Muriel Johnson.1,3 He died on 22 August 1967 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, at age 54.4,2

Citations

  1. FamilySearch, Iowa County Births, 1880-1935.
  2. SSDI.
  3. 1920 US Census, Iowa.
  4. Ancestry.com, Reports of Deaths of American Citizens Abroad, 1835-1974.

Betty Marie Christensen1

#36886, b. 25 April 1921, d. 17 October 2013
     Betty Marie Christensen was born on 25 April 1921 in Colfax Township, Boone County, Iowa, USA.1,2 She was the daughter of Nels Andreas Christensen and Verna Marguerite Johnson.1,3,4 She died on 17 October 2013 in Iowa, USA, at age 92.5,2
     Obituary: Betty Marie Christensen was born April 25, 1921 to Nels and Verna (Johnson) Christensen in Napier, Iowa. She grew up on a farm in rural Story County where she attended North Grant School through the tenth grade. Betty then attended and graduated from Ames High School. Betty enrolled in classes at Capital City Commercial College in Des Moines and then worked for nine years as a cashier in the Treasurer’s Office at Grinnell College. Betty returned to Ames and worked at the Ames Theater Company as secretary to Joe Gerbracht. She then worked nineteen years as a legal secretary at Smedal and Maurer Law Office, retiring in 1982. Betty was a member of First United Methodist Church in Ames, the Ames Business and Professionals Women’s Club and the Ames Soroptimist Club where she was recognized as a 50-year member. She also volunteered for many years in the gift shop at Mary Greeley Medical Center. Betty loved traveling with her family and the time spent at the family lake home in Minnesota. She was a lifelong Iowa State University football and basketball fan and attended home games for as long as she was able. In later years, she was a resident at Rolling Green Village in Nevada where she continued to lead an active life. She kept up regular communication with her extended family and served as the hub of an active family information network. Betty passed away October 17, 2013 at 92 years of age. Betty is survived by her sister, Mary Lou (John) Nissly; her brother, Andrew (Carmen) Christensen; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Laura and William Dailey and Amanda and Frederick Brosius.5

Citations

  1. FamilySearch, Iowa County Births, 1880-1935.
  2. SSDI.
  3. 1930 US Census, Iowa.
  4. 1940 US Census, Iowa.
  5. Ancestry.com, U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection.

Amanda Jean Christensen1

#36887
     Amanda Jean Christensen was the daughter of Nels Andreas Christensen and Verna Marguerite Johnson.1,2,3

Citations

  1. FamilySearch, Iowa County Births, 1880-1935.
  2. 1930 US Census, Iowa.
  3. 1940 US Census, Iowa.

Mary Louise Christensen1

#36888
     Mary Louise Christensen is the daughter of Nels Andreas Christensen and Verna Marguerite Johnson.1,2,3

Citations

  1. FamilySearch, Iowa County Births, 1880-1935.
  2. 1930 US Census, Iowa.
  3. 1940 US Census, Iowa.

Andrew La Verne Christensen1

#36889
     Andrew La Verne Christensen is the son of Nels Andreas Christensen and Verna Marguerite Johnson.1,2

Citations

  1. FamilySearch, Iowa County Births, 1880-1935.
  2. 1940 US Census, Iowa.

William Dailey1

#36890, b. 15 July 1913, d. July 1978
     William Dailey was born on 15 July 1913 in Iowa, USA.2,3 He married Laura E. Smith, daughter of Mirvin Irvin Smith and Verna Marguerite Johnson, in 1938 in Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA.4 He died in July 1978 in Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA.3

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, U.S. Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection.
  2. 1940 US Census, Iowa.
  3. SSDI.
  4. Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa.