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Notes for Flora B. Dye

The Families of John Samuel Dye

1880 census Carrol Twp., Vermilion Co., IL - Hetta Dye (43), Howard S. (13), Bertha L. (11), Eura A. (9), Flora B. (7) and Jennie E. (5). Hetta listed as married, occupation keeping house. Howard listed as Works in Brickyard. Hetta listed as born in Ohio, both parents born Ohio. Children listed born Illinois, father born KY, mother born OH.

1900 - Nebraska?

1910 census Carrol Twp., Vermilion Co., IL
Household 43/45
John F. Kleffman, head, age 39, first marriage, married 15 years, IL/PA/IL, Farm Laborer working out
Flora B., wife, age 37, first marriage, married 15 years, 6 births, 6 surviving children, IL/KY/OH
Winnifred L., daughter, age 14, IL/KY/OH
Gladys L., daughter, age 12, NE/IL/IL
Elmer A., son, age 10, NE/IL/IL
Paul H., son, age 8, IL/IL/IL
Ivan F., son, age 4, IL/IL/IL
Thelma E., daughter, age 1-1/2, IL/IL/IL

1920 census Sidell, Vermilion Co., IL
Flora B. Kleffman, head, married, age 48, IL/KY/OH
Gladys, daughter, age 22, IL/IL/IL
Elmer, son, age 19, IL/IL/IL
Ivan, son, age 15, IL/IL/IL
Thelma, daughter, age 11, IL/IL/IL
Francis, daughter, age 8, IL/IL/IL

May 19, 1941 McPherson, KS
Howard Dye, 74, Is Dead
Howard Sherman Dye, 74, 512 North Main, died at his home at 5:30 o'clock yesterday morning. He had been ill since the first of the year. Mr. Dye came here from Emporia 25 years ago and was a minister. He was born in Danville, Ill., March 26, 1867. He was married to Nellie Dye on Feb. 18, 1896 in Arkansas City. He was a member of the Nazarene church. Mr. Dye is survived by the widow; five sons Thomas E., Hawaiian Islands; Lester A., Central City, Nebr.; Howard S., Washington D.C.; Eldon N., McPherson, and Lewis O., Oklahoma City and by three sisters, Mrs. Flora Kleffman, Springfield, Ohio; Mrs. B.L. Fellers, Danville, Ill., and Mrs. Ida Bone, Xenia, Ohio. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the Quiring Funeral Home, Rev. A.W. Hands of the Nazarene church officiating. Interment was in McPherson Cemetery. Pallbearers for the service were Fred Wegley, W.F. Campbell, A.A. Schaad, Frank McGraw, Melvin Johnson and Clarence Willison.