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1403. Claud Harris COMSTOCK451 was born on 22 October 1891 in Vanduser, Scott County, Missouri.430 He died on 10 December 1956 at the age of 65 in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri.433

1910 Census. Morley Twp, Scoot Co MO, Hh 131
Elijah B. Comstock, 41, married once for 19 years, b. KY, parents b. KY, Laborer, Hoop Mill
Maggie W., wife, 41, 4 children - 2 are living, b. KY, parents, b. KY
Claud H., son, 18, b. MO, Laborer, Hoop Mill
Clarence, A., son, 8, b. MO

Married Myrtle Hamilton, Jun 7, 1913, Benton, Missouri. Clergyman for Claud's marriage was Rev. Corbin.

5 Jun 1917 World War I Draft Registration
Claud Harris was 24, born 22 Oct 1892 in Vaduser, MO, where he was still living. He was farming for Wier Mason. He had a wife and asked exemption to support his family. He was short, stout, with gray eyes and black hair.

Myrtle was the daughter of Will and Eugenia (Grojean) Hamilton. Claud was a painter, living in Sikeston, MO in 1943. Children were Omar William, born Aug 13, 1917; Leo born Nov 22, 1920; Bernardean Kathryn, born Mar 8, 1926.

1920 Census. Morley Twp, Scott Co, MO, Vanduser Village, Hh 9
Claud Comstock, 27, b. MO, parents b. KY, Carpenter, Building houses
Myrtle, 21, b. MO, parents b. MO
Omar, son, 2, b. MO
Leo, son, age one month, b. MO

1930 Census. Sikeston City, Richland Twp, Scott, MO, Hh 301
Claude Comstock, 38, married at age 23 (married 15 years - m. about 1915), b. MO, parents b. KY, working as a Heeler, Shoe factory
Myrtle, wife, 32, married at 17, b. MO, parents b. MO
Omer, son, 12, b. MO
Leo, son, 10, b. MO
Bernadean, dau, 4 years, one month, b. MO
John Trimble - father-in-law, 46, age 27 when married, b. MO, parents b. MO, Carpenter, Bridge work
Eugenia Trimble, mother-in-law, 56, age 16 when married, b. MO, parents b. MO
Note: Trimble was a second husband for Eugenia, stepfather of Myrtle.

1940 Census. Sikeston, Richland Twp, Scott Co, MO, Hh 636
Living on Mayhew Ave. Lived in Vanduser, Scott Co, in 1935
Claude Comstock, 48, Painter-Carpenter, b. MO as was his whole family
Myrtle, wife, 38, Vamper, Shoe Factory
Omer, son, 23, Attendant, Filling Station
Lee, son, 20, Attendant, Filling Station
Bernadean, dau, 14

Missouri Death Certificate #44455 enables the elimination of the Claude Comstock in Scott Co MO. Claude Harris Comstock died on 10 Dec 1956 in Sikeston, Scott Co where he had lived for his entire life. His residence at the timeof his death from an acute coronary thrombosis was 619 E. Glayds. He was born 22 Oct 1891 in Vanduser, MO; age 65 at his death. He was married, his wife's name Myrtle. His business was painting - listed as interior Decorator. His father was Elijah B. Comstock; his mother Maggie Gibbs. Mrs. C. H. Comstock was the informer. He was buried Garden of Memories in Sikeston, MO.

Obituary, December 1956, source unknown.
Claud Comstock Dies Suddenly Monday Night
Claud Comstock died suddenly of a heart ailment at 9:30 last night at his home, 619 E. Gladys St. He was aged 65 years, having been born Oct. 22, 1891, at Vanduser, the son of the late E. G. and Maggie Comstock. Since 1926 he had resided in Sikeston and was engaged in interior decorating. He was a member of the Methodist church.
Survivors include the wife, the former Miss Myrtle Hamilton: two sons, Omer and Leo Comstock of Sikeston; a daughter, Mrs. Bernadine Rister of Sikeston, and nine grandchildren.

Claud Harris COMSTOCK and Myrtle Anne HAMILTON were married on 8 June 1914 in McMullin, Missouri.433 Myrtle Anne HAMILTON, daughter of William Albert HAMILTON and Eugene Lightner GROJEAN, was born on 18 November 1897 in Vanduser, Scott County, Missouri.433 She died on 13 November 1967 at the age of 69 in Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri.433 Buried Garden of Memories Cemetery, Sikeston MO.

Claud Harris COMSTOCK and Myrtle Anne HAMILTON had the following children:



William Omar COMSTOCK.






Leon COMSTOCK was born on 22 November 1919 in Vanduser, Scott County, Missouri.433 Twin to Leo. Died shortly after birth. He died on 30 November 1919 at the age of 0 in Vanduser, Scott County, Missouri.433

Buried Carpenter Cemetary, McMullin, MO.



Bernadean Kathryn COMSTOCK.