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The Genealogy of the Donaker Family
Person Page 3521

         

Lois Esther Wilson1
b. 18 March 1914, d. 21 March 1995
Last Edited=7 Apr 2005

Appears on charts:
Descendant Chart for John Wilson

     Lois Esther Wilson was born on 18 March 1914 in Story County, Iowa, USA.1 She was the daughter of William Guy Wilson and Almina Esther Nelson.1 Lois, age 5, was enumerated in the household of her parents on the 1920 Federal Census.2 Follow the link to see the census image. Lois, age 16, was enumerated in the household of her parents on the 1930 Federal Census in Washington Township, Story County, Iowa, USA. She attends school.3 Lois married Francis Wilson Rittgers, son of Timothy Denny Rittgers and Agnes Elizabeth Wilson, on 21 March 1936.4 He was 36 years old and she was 22. Lois and Francis may have had numerous children but I only know the name of one child, Stephen Ray.4 Lois was living in Dallas Center, Dallas County, Iowa, USA.1 Lois was listed as a surviving daughter of William Guy Wilson in the obituary published in February 1963 in an unknown newspaper. Click on the icon to read a transcription of the text.1 Lois was listed as a surviving daughter of Almina Esther Nelson in the obituary published on 22 September 1970 in The Ames Daily Tribune. Click on the icon to read a transcription of the text.1 Francis died in September 1976, leaving Lois a widow. Lois died on 21 March 1995 in Perry, Dallas County, Iowa, USA. She was 81 old. She and Francis were buried at Dallas Center Brethren Cemetery in Dallas Center, Dallas County, Iowa, USA.4

Child of Lois Esther Wilson and Francis Wilson Rittgers
Stephen Ray Rittgers (Senior) (living)

Citations

  1. [S823] Yungclas, Ted and Linda Kracke. "Descendants of John Wilson". Compiled October 2003. Connecticut.
  2. [S910] Iowa. Story County. 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T625, roll 515. Washington: National Archives.
  3. [S1150] Iowa. Story County. 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T626, roll 684. Washington: National Archives.
  4. [S836] Yungclas, Ted. Various E-mail messages from <e-mail address>.


         

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