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This is the information on my grandmothers family. She never talked much about them. I would like to find out more but have not been able to locate any information on them. I would
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Descendants of Edward WYGANT
Generation No. 1
1. EDWARD2 WYGANT (UNKNOWN1) was born Aug 1863 in Ohio, and died 1946 in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri (Source: Headstone states dates in Anderson Cemetery, Anderson, McDonald, Missouri.). He married MARY IDA ROCHAT 18 Dec 1888 in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, daughter of CHARLES ROCHAT and ALLE UNKNOWN. She was born 29 Oct 1872 in
Mason, Effingham, Illinois, and died 1946 in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri (Source: Headstone states dates in Anderson Cemetery, Anderson, McDonald, Missouri.).
Notes for EDWARD WYGANT: There is a marriage listed in INDIANA for a William D. Wygant and a Anna D. Fletcher in Marion county on 30 Dec 1837. May not be connected.
Census Edward is listed as Edgar
1930 Census OK Tulsa County pg 7B
No marriage record for any Rochet/Rochat in Effingham County, IN.
Had a farm in Anderson, Missouri
Edward and Ida according to the Tulsa City Directories where in Tulsa 1919 but not before.
TULSA CITY DIRECTORIES
1920 Wygant, Edward (Ida) contr rms 815 S. Detroit
1923 Wygant, Edward (M. Ida) carp r 1312 E. 18th
1925 Wygant, Edward (Ida M ) cont. 1319 S. Houston Ave. r same
1928 No Wygant s
1929 No Wygant s
1930 Wygant, Edward (Ida) carp r. 536 S. Atlanta
1931 Wygant, Edward (Ida) r. 511 S. Atlanta Ave
1932 Wygant. Edward (Ida) 2431 E. 5th PL
1933 No Wygant
1934 Wygant, Edward (Mary I) 1319 S. Owasso Ave. (Luther Gise house)
1935 Wygant, Edward (Ida) 117 S. Victor Ave (Floyd Goumaz house)
1936 No Wygant
1837 No Wygant
The only ROCHAT (or variations) in the 1870 Effingham Co., IL census extraction is in Mason Twp., #56 in the household of THEIS, Frederic W., 39, M, broom maker, 100, Prus; Carrie E., 28, F, Mex.; ROCHAT, Geo. W., 30, M, blacksmith, KY.
I checked the marriage records up to 1877 and found no Rochat/Wygant marriage.
In the 1880 census extraction I found George W. Rochat in Mound Twp., #271, with no wife, and with daughters Nelly, 6; Nettie, 4; and Nora, 3. Lucretia Rochat, 32, sister of George is listed as keeping house.
Census shows a Maurice Wygant b. In that is possible brother
BURIED IN ANDERSON CEMETERY in Anderson, McDonald, MO section A row 5
Notes for MARY IDA ROCHAT: Was a Methodist Preacher Article
BIRTH DATE CALCULATED FROM 1880 FEDERAL CENSUS AGE, TOWN OF VEVAY
Children of EDWARD WYGANT and MARY ROCHAT are:
i. WILLIS3 WYGANT, b. Mar 1893, Indiana.
ii. CARL WYGANT, b. Jul 1894; d. died at an early age.
iii. ERNEST WYGANT
iv. IDA MAE WYGANT, b. Apr 1900, Indiana; d. Bet. 1931 - 1932, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Rose Hill
Cemetery Tulsa, OK. 11th and Yale.); m. LUTHER R. GISE,
Abt. 1920; b. 14 Jul 1895 (Source: B and D information just a possibility off of SS index.); d. 1972, Pampa, Texas..
Notes for IDA MAE WYGANT:
Shows up in the Tulsa City Directory in 1919
Wygant, Ida May PBX opr. The Vandever Dry Goods Co. b 1714 S. Madison. She is the only Wygant listed in 1919.
v. RUTH MADELINE
WYGANT, b. 22 Nov 1909,
Kokomo, Howard, Indiana; d. 22 Feb 1981, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Memorial Gardens Tulsa, Ok.); m. FLOYD FRANCES
GOUMAZ, 24 Dec 1924, Tulsa Tulsa, Oklahoma; b. 01 Oct 1906, Springfield, Greene, Missouri; d. 21 Apr 1979, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Memorial Garden Cemetery Tulsa 51st and Memorial).
Picture of Floyd and Ruth, their
50th wedding anv.
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