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Elva Forest Delma Marker 14 AUG 1886 - 29 APR 1955

Elva was born on 14 AUG 1886 in Wells Co, Indiana and died on 29 APR 1955 (age: 68) in Sterling, Rice County, Kansas and was buried in Sterling Cemetary .
He was the son of Daniel Monroe Marker (10 DEC 1856 - 25 AUG 1941) and Mary Lancia Augusta Haverfield (Marker) (9 DEC 1852 - 23 DEC 1916).

Elva was married to Dessie Lorence Landes (Marker) .

Dessie was born on 8 AUG 1891 in Blackford Co., Indiana and died on 29 JUN 1958 (age: 66) in Barton County, Kansas and was buried in Sterling Cemetary .
She was the daughter of Joseph Landes (22 FEB 1859 - 11 FEB 1898) and Mary Elizabeth Van Meter (Landes) (9 DEC 1852 - 11 JAN 1927).
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Wife - Dessie was born on 8 AUG 1891 in Blackford Co., Indiana and died on 29 JUN 1958 (age: 66) in Barton County, Kansas


Daughter - Alice was born on 26 SEP 1936 in Nickerson, Kansas and died on 5 DEC 2015 (age: 79) in Kansas City, Mo


Son - Lloyd was born on 7 FEB 1920 in Drumright, Creek County, Oklahoma, USA and died on 4 AUG 2002 (age: 82) in Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas


- Alberta was born on 1 SEP 1930 in Montpelier, Blackford County, Indiana and died on 4 MAY 2007 (age: 76) in Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas


- Daniel was born on 10 DEC 1856 in Greenville, Ohio and died on 25 AUG 1941 (age: 84) in Jay County, Indiana


- Mary was born on 9 DEC 1852 in Blackford Co., Ind and died on 23 DEC 1916 (age: 64) in Nottingham, Indiana




Notes for Elva Forest Delma Marker
To verify Elva Markers full name, I am using the signature from his Draft Registration card




Notes for Dessie Lorence Landes (Marker)
Dessie and Bessie were twins.They lived in Landess Indiana which was founded by a family member - William Landess




Elva: Name and Signature


Name and Signature




Dessie: Landess, Indiana


Landess, Indiana




Elva: Draft Regestration


Draft Regestration




Dessie:
Dessie Lorence Landes was born on 8 August 1891 in West Virginia. Her parents were Joseph Landes and his wife Mary VanMeter Landes.

Dessie's family established the town of Landes in West Virginia.

It is about 8 miles southwest of Petersburg.

The general store and post office are still open there and run by her family.

(Information of Landes, West Virginia was provided by Dessie's granddaughter - (re Find a Grave).



Elva: Marriage
Name: Dessie Landes
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 16
Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
Birth Date: 8 Aug 1891
Birth Place: Blackford, Indiana
Marriage Date: 28 Dec 1907
Marriage Place: Indiana, United States
Residence Place: Blackford, Indiana
Father: Joseph Landes
Mother: Mary Vanmeter
Spouse: Elva Marker


Dessie: Bessie and Dessie Landes (twins) in Landess Indiana


Bessie and Dessie Landes (twins) in Landess Indiana




Elva: Marriage Certificate


Marriage Certificate




Dessie: Landes, West Virginia founding


Landes, West Virginia founding




Elva:
Elva Forest Delma Marker was born on 14 August 1886 in Jay County, Indiana to Daniel Monroe and Mary L. August Haverfield Marker.

There were four siblings in his family. Pearl (Sawyer, Brown), James Thomas Cleo, Earl Carmel, and Augusta Daniel Marker (died as an infant).

Elva married Dessie Lorence Landis on 31 March 1907 (license)and(married 31 December 1907) in Blackford County, Indiana. There were eight known children born of their union. The children were, Elmer Hubert (died at two years old), Albert Fern (Mowery), Eva Marie (Shaw), Cleo Elroy, Lloyd A., Robert Ralph, Ruth (Odgen), and Lorene (Bush).

Elva seemed to follow the oil field from Indiana to Oklahoma and then to Kansas. It was on 29 April 1955 that Elva died in Sterling, Rice County, Kansas and is buried in the Sterling Cemetery.

(source Find-A-Grave)


Dessie:
Dessie Lorence Landes was born on 8 August 1891 in West Virginia. Her parents were Joseph Landes and his wife Mary VanMeter Landes. Dessie's family established the town of Landes in West Virginia. It is about 8 miles southwest of Petersburg. The general store and post office are still open there and run by her family. (Information of Landes, West Virginia was provided by Dessie's granddaughter).

Dessie married Elva Forest Delmar Marker on 31 December 1907 in Blackford County, Indiana. There were eight known children born of their union. The children were Elmer Hubert (died at two years old), Albert Fern (Mowery), Eva Marie (Shaw), Cleo Elroy, Lloyd A., Robert Ralph, Ruth (Odgen), and Lorene (Bush).

Dessie Lorence Landes Marker died on 29 Jun 1958 in Barton County, Kansas. She was buried in the Sterling Cemetery on 2 July 1958.

(source Find-A-Grave)


Granddaughter - Cindy was born on 12 APR 1957 in Hoisington, Kansas






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