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Juda V. HALSTEAD.5,128 Parents: Edward F. HALSTEAD and Martha Jane BELCHER.


Judith Diantha HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 24 May 1810 in Aurora, Cayuga Co., NY.5,128 She is reference number 3473. Parents: James Douglas HALSTEAD and Judith CURTIS.

Spouse: Augustus WILSON. Augustus WILSON and Judith Diantha HALSTEAD were married about 1829.5 Reference Number:14247 Children were: Caroline WILSON, Cathryn Newton WILSON, Emma WILSON, Gertrude Adam WILSON, Alford WILSON, Myron WILSON.


Judson Canfield HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 22 Jun 1816.5,128 He died on 4 Jul 1884.5,128 He is reference number 4070. Parents: Jacob HALSTEAD and Charity (2Nd Wife) VANAKEN.

Spouse: Mary Lucinda DAVISON. Judson Canfield HALSTEAD and Mary Lucinda DAVISON were married on 30 Apr 1837.5 Reference Number:3050 Children were: Lucinda Laura HALSTEAD, Cecelia HALSTEAD, Florence Adela HALSTEAD.


Julia HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 30 Apr 1798.5,128 She died on 29 Sep 1851.5,128 She is reference number 3262. Parents: John HALSTEAD and Phebe Ball WADE.

Spouse: Benjamin GRAVES. Benjamin GRAVES and Julia HALSTEAD were married on 25 Dec 1822.5 Reference Number:13634 Children were: Phebe Boal GRAVES, Frances Elizabeth GRAVES, Robert Boal GRAVES, Mary Mills GRAVES, Louisa James GRAVES.


Julia HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 28 Jun 1816 in Kentucky.5,128 She is reference number 5483. Parents: Alexander B. HALSTEAD and Margaret 1 St Wife SINGER.

Spouse: Robert TUCKER. Robert TUCKER and Julia HALSTEAD were married on 5 Oct 1833.5 Reference Number:3952


Julia HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 13 Mar 1831 in Newark, NJ.5,128 She is reference number 4681. Parents: Oliver Spencer Sr. HALSTEAD and Mary Clark HATFIELD.

Spouse: John CHADWICK. John CHADWICK and Julia HALSTEAD were married about 1851.5 Reference Number:3274 Children were: Julia Hatfield CHADWICK, Frank CHADWICK.


Julia HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 14 Nov 1836.5,128 She died in Dec 1905.5,128 She is reference number 5605. Parents: Mathis Ogden Sr. HALSTEAD and Hepzibah E. 1St Wife Clary EASTMAN.

Spouse: Charles WILEY. Charles WILEY and Julia HALSTEAD were married on 10 Apr 1861.5 Reference Number:3556 Children were: William WILEY, Brewster WILEY, Helen WILEY, Jack WILEY.


Julia HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1840 in Ridgbery Twp., Bradford Co., PA..5,128 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Pa Census]5,128 She died in Ridgbery Twp., Bradford Co., PA..5,128 She is reference number 111. Parents: Charles Benjamin HALSTEAD and Keziah CANFIELD.


Julia HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 1 Jan 1853 in Freeport, Stephenson City, Ill..5,128 She died on 21 Feb 1942 in Weeping Water, Neb..5,128 She is reference number 6871. Parents: Nathaniel Emory HALSTEAD and Rachell MILLER.


Julia A. HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1845 in New York.5,128 She is reference number 7189. Parents: Jeremiah Jerome HALSTEAD and Philena J DENNEY.

Spouse: Israel W. PHILLIPS. Israel W. PHILLIPS and Julia A. HALSTEAD were married on 3 Jul 1862 in Big Rock, Kane Co. Ill..5 Reference Number:4094


Julia Aan HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1841 in Boone Co., WV.5,128 She died on 8 Apr 1865 in Boone Co., WV.5,128 Parents: Joseph HALSTEAD and Margaret BROWN.

Spouse: Tietham James KEFFER. Tietham James KEFFER and Julia Aan HALSTEAD were married on 28 Apr 1860 in Boone Co., WV.5 Children were: William Layton KEFFER, James Rexel KEFFER, Julia Ann KEFFER.


Julia Ann HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 29 Jun 1821 in Mayfield, Fulton, NY.5,128 She died on 13 Jan 1913 in Quasqueton, Iowa.5,128 She is reference number 6853. Parents: John H. HALSTEAD and Mary Ann LOCKWOOD.

Spouse: W. SMITH. W. SMITH and Julia Ann HALSTEAD were married. Reference Number:32193

Spouse: Jonathan Clark CANFIELD. Jonathan Clark CANFIELD and Julia Ann HALSTEAD were married on 16 Feb 1837 in Fulton Co., NY.5 Reference Number:32194

Spouse: William M. MCMILLEN. William M. MCMILLEN and Julia Ann HALSTEAD were married on 25 Apr 1867 in Quasqueton, Iowa.5 Reference Number:4009


Julia Ann HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1826.5,128 Parents: John HALSTEAD and Patty STAR.


Julia Ann Rowe HALSTEAD5,128 was born about 1815.5,128 She was also known as Mary. She is reference number 3279. Parents: David Wade (Halsted) HALSTEAD and Harriet Ann MILLER.


Julia Anna HALSTEAD5,128 was born in Jan 1808.5,128 She died in 1813 in Lyme, New York.5,128 She is reference number 1792. Parents: John HALSTEAD and Patty STAR.


Julia Anna HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1816.5,128 She died in 1824 in Lyme, New York.5,128 She is reference number 1798. Parents: John HALSTEAD and Patty STAR.


Julia Dud HALSTEAD.5,128 Parents: Levi Callaway HALSTEAD and Druzella Jane WASHABAUGH.


Julia Emeline HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 8 Jul 1859.5,128 She is reference number 6510. Parents: Nathaniel HALSTEAD and Julia Emeline GRAVES.

Spouse: Charles E. WARDWELL. Charles E. WARDWELL and Julia Emeline HALSTEAD were married on 1 Feb 1882.5 Reference Number:3894


Julia F. HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1863.5,128 She died in 1949.5,128 She is reference number 9784. Parents: Israel Terry HALSTEAD and Frances Emily FULLERTON.

Spouse: Henry M. FITCH. Henry M. FITCH and Julia F. HALSTEAD were married in 1888.5 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Partners]5,128 Reference Number:36826


Juliaette HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 18 Apr 1827 in Trenton, Oneida Co., NY.5,128 She died on 12 Oct 1865.5,128 She is reference number 6422. Parents: Thomas Jefferson HALSTEAD and Mary POTTER.

Spouse: Living WALKER.


Julian Paul HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 20 Jul 1898 in Pasquotank Co., NC..5,128 He died on 29 Jun 1977 in Weeksville, NC..5,128 Parents: Nathan Thomas HALSTEAD and Annie Matilda MORRISETTE.

Spouse: Mattie Ruth Beal COLLINS. Children were: Living HALSTEAD, Living HALSTEAD.


Juliana HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1774 in NY.5,128 She is reference number 10732. Parents: Timothy HALSTEAD and Keziah TEED.

Spouse: John TARPENING. John TARPENING and Juliana HALSTEAD were married.


Julie HALSTEAD.5,128 Parents: Thomas B. HALSTEAD and Cerrilda J ALIFF.


Juliet HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 22 Mar 1813 in Cayuga Co., NY.5,128 She died in 1894 in Rosa Ranch, Blanco Co., TX.5,128 She is reference number 9574. Parents: Elihu Ogden HALSTEAD and Phebe Matilda WOODSWORTH.

Spouse: Esek Hartshorn ROSA. Esek Hartshorn ROSA and Juliet HALSTEAD were married. Reference Number:36178 Children were: John Halstead ROSA.


Juliette HALSTEAD5,128 was born about 1816.5,128 She is reference number 3280. Parents: David Wade (Halsted) HALSTEAD and Harriet Ann MILLER.

Spouse: Scott MORRIS. Scott MORRIS and Juliette HALSTEAD were married. Children were: Earl Halstead MORRIS.


Justin HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1798 in Cayuga, NY.5,128 He died in 1883 in Granby, Oswego, NY.5,128 He is reference number 5363. Parents: John HALSTEAD.

Spouse: MEHITABLE. Justin HALSTEAD and MEHITABLE were married about 1818.5,128 Reference Number:31505 Children were: Charles A. HALSTEAD, Eliza J. HALSTEAD, Elizabeth A. HALSTEAD, Jerome HALSTEAD, Laura HALSTEAD, Malcom J. HALSTEAD, Martha Jane HALSTEAD, Mary Ann HALSTEAD.


Justin HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 20 Feb 1810 in NJ.5,128 He died on 31 Jan 1898 in Otsego, Allegan Co., MI..5,128 He was buried on 1 Feb 1898 in West Cooper Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Co., MI..5,128 Parents: James HALSTEAD and Sarah DOUD.

Spouse: Mary "Charity" HUFF. Justin HALSTEAD and Mary "Charity" HUFF were married about 1832 in Ohio.5 Children were: Sylvenas J. HALSTEAD, Susan HALSTEAD, Sarah Jane HALSTEAD, Mariah Ann HALSTEAD, Eliza E. HALSTEAD, Samuel Wells HALSTEAD, James W. HALSTEAD, George W. HALSTEAD, Charles Willis HALSTEAD.


Justin Joshua HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1849.5,128 He died in 1916.5,128 Parents: Samuel Powell HALSTEAD and Charlotte MATILDA.

Children were: Charles Joseph HALSTEAD, Harry Howard Cary HALSTEAD.


Justus Martin HALSTEAD.5,128 Parents: Josiah Preston HALSTEAD and Rena Vivian RUSSELL.


Katherine Beulah HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 27 Oct 1915.5,128 She died on 4 Apr 1985.5,128 Parents: Russell H. HALSTEAD and Elizabeth GUNNOE.

Spouse: Living PRICE. Children were: Living PRICE, Living PRICE, Living PRICE, Living PRICE, Living PRICE.


Katherine Louise HALSTEAD.5,128 Parents: Lemuel HALSTEAD and Jane Eliza VAN ALSTYNE.


Katie Lou HALSTEAD.5,128 Parents: Simon Bently HALSTEAD and Lucinda L. GRANTHAM.

Spouse: Henry COLLETTE.

Spouse: Issac HAMBRIC. Children were: Living HAMBRIC, Living HAMBRIC, Living HAMBRIC, Living HAMBRIC.


Kedar HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1800 in Norfolk Co., VA..5,128 He died before 1859.5,128 He is reference number 9006. Parents: Thomas HALSTEAD and Mary RICHARDSON.

Spouse: Mary WILSON. Kedar HALSTEAD and Mary WILSON were married. Reference Number:33636 Children were: Frederick W. HALSTEAD, James T. HALSTEAD, Kedar Wilson HALSTEAD.


Kedar Wilson HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1830.5,128 He died on 23 Mar 1892.5,128 He is reference number 9049. Parents: Kedar HALSTEAD and Mary WILSON.

Spouse: Sarah Emma ROGERS. Kedar Wilson HALSTEAD and Sarah Emma ROGERS were married. Reference Number:33769

Spouse: Sarah Emma ROGERS. Kedar Wilson HALSTEAD and Sarah Emma ROGERS were married about 1857.5,128 Reference Number:33653 Children were: Emma Virginia HALSTEAD, Thomas Alonzo Rogers HALSTEAD.

Spouse: Deborah Ann COOPER. Kedar Wilson HALSTEAD and Deborah Ann COOPER were married on 12 Jun 1881 in Norfolk Co., VA.5 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Marriage]5,128 Reference Number:33759 Children were: Amanda Gertrude HALSTEAD.


Kelly HALSTEAD5,128 was born about 1761.5,128 Parents: David Sr HALSTEAD and Denise HANNAH.


Kenneth HALSTEAD.5,128 Parents: Frank HALSTEAD.


Kenneth Chaney HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 25 May 1902 in Tecumseh, Johnson City, Neb..5,128 He died on 21 Mar 1974 in Topeka, Shawnee Co., Kansas.5,128 He is reference number 7218. Parents: George W. HALSTEAD and Eva J. STANSBERRY.

Spouse: Effie Ruth SECORD. Kenneth Chaney HALSTEAD and Effie Ruth SECORD were married on 23 Apr 1925 in Nebraska City, Otoe Co., Neb.5 Reference Number:4100 Children were: Irene June HALSTEAD, Richard Junior HALSTEAD, Loretta Ruth HALSTEAD, Gene Donald HALSTEAD, Darlene Mae HALSTEAD.


Kenneth Malcolm HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 8 Apr 1919 in Nebraska.5,128 He died on 5 Aug 1992 in Us Army Ssgt..5,128 He was buried on 7 Aug 1992 in Plot 38 501 Pensacola Escambia FL. Nat. Cemetery.5,128 He is reference number 7355. Parents: Hal R. HALSTEAD and Etta May CLARK.

Spouse: Lillian B. RHOADS. Kenneth Malcolm HALSTEAD and Lillian B. RHOADS were married about 1938.5 Reference Number:4134 Children were: Living HALSTEAD, Living HALSTEAD.


Kesiah HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 30 Nov 1805 in Albany, NY.5,128 She is reference number 4194. Parents: Joseph HALSTEAD and Clarissa TYLER.

Spouse: BRIMMER. BRIMMER and Kesiah HALSTEAD were married about 1831.5,128 Reference Number:3100 Children were: Laura M. BRIMMER.


Kittie May HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 17 May 1879 in Foxburg, Clayton Co., PA.5,128 She died in 1965.5,128 She is reference number 4254. Parents: George Washington HALSTEAD and Isadore Marie HASKELL.

Spouse: Willard Lewis HOBER. Willard Lewis HOBER and Kittie May HALSTEAD were married about 1902.5 Reference Number:3117 Children were: Living HOBER, Living HOBER.


L. Benjamin HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 15 Feb 1874 in Hamlrt, Ill..5,128 He died on 24 Jan 1959 in Halstead's Farm Laplanta Missouri.5,128 He was buried in Reynolds, Rock Island Co., Ill..5,128 He is reference number 8014. [master ged.FTW]

Mercer Co. I have attached a very poor composite photograph of the twogravestones. I've been meaning to have Benjamin's finished for the lastcouple of years but just haven't gotten around to it.

Ben and Ida had no children.

Here is the info that I have-

First Generation

1. Cass Berry Halstead. [1]

On 1 Jun 1870 Cass Berry married Elnora A. Neely [1], in Mercer Co., IL.[2]

They had the following children:
2 i. L. Benjamin (1874-1959)
ii. Riley [1].
iii. Prentice [1].
iv. Lloyd [1].
v. Ruth [1]. Ruth married Ivan Boyles [1].
vi. Mary [1].


Second Generation


2. L. Benjamin Halstead. [1] Born on 15 Feb 1874 in Hamlet, IL. L.Benjamin died in La Plata, MO on 24 Jan 1959; he was 84. Buried inReynolds Cemetery, Reynolds, IL.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the CrummyFuneral Home, Reynolds, for L.B. Halstead, age 85, of La Plata, Mo., whopassed away January 24 at his home after several years of ill health. TheRev. George Fry, pastor of the Hamle t Presbyterian church, officiated andburial was in the Reynolds village cemetery.
Pallbearers were Blaine Kendall, Vernon Sipes, John Dunn, RobertKelly, Elden Lingafelter and Norman MacDonald.
Born Feb. 15, 1874, south of Reynolds, he was a son of Cass and ElinorNeely Halstead. He received his education in area schools and attended aDavenport business school. On Feb. 27, 1906, he was married at his farmhome south of Reynolds to Id a Kendall. After their marriage they residedin the area for three years, moving to West Liberty, Iowa, in 1910. Mr.Halstead resided there until about fours years ago when he moved to LaPlata.
In his active years around West Liberty Mr. Halstead was a vigorouspromotor of his community and especially interested in boosting the WestLiberty fair. Every summer about a month before fair time Ben would beover in Reynolds to leave premiu m books and distribute postersadvertising the West Liberty fair. He was a good citizen and a backer ofworthwhile projects. He was a member of the Presbyterian church, MasonicLodge and the Rotary club at West Liberty.
Mr. Halstead is survived by three brothers, Riley and Prentice of LaPlata and Lloyd, Muscatine; two sisters, Mrs. Ivan Boyles, Joy, and MissMary Halstead, Great Falls, Mont. and several nieces and nephews. He waspreceded in death by his wife an d two brothers. Source and date unkown.

On 27 Feb 1906 when L. Benjamin was 32, he married Ida Kendall [1],daughter of Augustus Kendall & Lucretia Content Wait, in Hamlet, IL. Bornon 5 Oct 1866 in Preemption, Mercer Co., IL. Ida died in Iowa City, IA on15 Jan 1944; she was 77.


Sources

1. Family Tradition
2. Illinois State Archives Data Base:http://www.sos.state.il.us/depts/archives/arc_home.html#databases

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Prominent Mercer County Couple Wed
Benjamin Halstead and Miss Ida Kendall Principals in Ceremony at Hamlet

Hamlet, Feb. 28(Argus Special) Last evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs.A. Kendall of near Hamlet, took place one of the prettiest home weddingsof the season, when their daughter, Ida, became the bride of BenjaminHalstead in the presence of 50 re latives and friends. The Lohengrinwedding march was played by Miss Mary Schriver and to its strains theofficiating minister, Mr. Tidball and the bride and groom descended thestairs, passing through an aisle of ribbons, held in place by MadeleneCan dor, a niece of the bride, and Grace Tidball, to their places in theparlor. The bride wore a beautiful dress of cream eolienne made princess.During the ceremony Mrs. Grace Tidball sang the Lohengrin bridal chorus.Immediately after the ceremon y I Love You, Dear Heart, was sung by MissLillie Marsh. After the congratulations, an elegant course supper wasserved. The presents were numerous and beautiful. The color scheme, greenand white, prevailed. Among the guests from a distance wer e Mr. and Mrs.E. W. Kendall and Mrs. Ola Candor and daughter, Madelene.

Wedding notice, The Rock Island Argus, date unknown



At the home of Oscar Marsh on Saturday afternoon the Sunday school classof Miss Ida Kendall gave her a kitchen shower. A very pleasantafternoon was spent, after which a sumptuous supper was served.

Shower notice, source and date unknown

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HalsteadKendall.
One of the prettiest home weddings of the season occurred Wednesdayevening of last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Kendall when theirdaughter, Miss Ida, became the bride of Benjamin Halstead in the presenceof about fifty relatives and friends . Promptly at the hour of 7 thebridal party descended the stairs, preceded by Madelene Candor, a nieceof the bride, and Grace Tidball, who formed an aisle for the bridal partyto pass through, the bride and groom taking their places under abeautifu l white wedding bell suspended in the bay window, where theceremony was performed by Rev. Tidball. As the bridal party descended thestairs Lohengrins (Wagner) bridal chorus was sung by Miss Lillie Marsh.The bride wore a beautiful dress of crea m colored eolience, madeprincess, and carried a shower bouquet of brides roses. After receivingthe congratulations and best wishes of their friends and elaborate threecourse supper was served by the brides Sunday school class, who weredresse d in white. The house was decorated in the wedding colors, greenand white. The presents were numerous and beautiful. Among the guestsfrom a distance were Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Kendall of Plano, Illinois; Mrs.Ola Candor and daughter of North Dakota; Mi sses Elsie and SophiaParmenter of Lyndon, Ill., and Miss Mary Lee of Urbana.

Source and date unknown

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Heres A Hobby That Proves Generous Benefit To Others
(This is the fifth in a series of articles concerning the hobbies ofwomen in Muscatine and surrounding communities).
(By LOUVAE PENROSE)
Most people who have hobbies usually are saving or collecting something,but heres one woman whose hobby benefits others much more than herself.Mrs. L.B. Halstead, of near West Liberty, has a passion for making quiltsand rugs, but she always give s them away as soon as they are finished.Some bride or propesctive bride in the community, or some relative ordear friend, is always the lucky one.
Mrs. Halstead says she has made about 50 quilts in the past severalyears. Just last winter alone she made nine, in addition to the myriad oflovely rugs she braided.
Since quilt-making has become so popular again, many of her relativessend her scraps of materials, she says. One bundle received required$1.65 for postage.
All patterns for her braided rugs are her original ideas. She hasntcopied a one. An theyre lovely things with both delicately and brilliantblended colors. One especially attractive one was an iris pattern ofpurple and green which was made ou t of the tops of cotton stockings.
Another red, black and green rug had only one dyed piece of material, andthat was her sisters going-away dress.
Mrs. Halstead has made more than 100 rugs recently. Her sister-in-lawshas 25 of Mrs. Halsteads rugs in her home.
The quilt patterns are just as beautiful and unusual. In her dahlia quiltthere is not one piece alike. Other of her favorite quilt patterns aremonkey-wrench, Irish chain, and snowball. With the latter she won firstpremium at the West Liberty fair , and has won many other awards with herwork.

Source and date unknown[2098755.FTW]

Mercer Co. I have attached a very poor composite photograph of the two gravestones. I've been meaning to have Benjamin's finished for the last couple of years but just haven't gotten around to it.

Ben and Ida had no children.

Here is the info that I have-

First Generation
—————————————————————————————————————————— ———
1. Cass Berry Halstead. [1]

On 1 Jun 1870 Cass Berry married Elnora A. Neely [1], in Mercer Co., IL. [2]

They had the following children:
2 i. L. Benjamin (1874-1959)
ii. Riley [1].
iii. Prentice [1].
iv. Lloyd [1].
v. Ruth [1]. Ruth married Ivan Boyles [1].
vi. Mary [1].


Second Generation
—————————————————————————————————————————— ———

2. L. Benjamin Halstead. [1] Born on 15 Feb 1874 in Hamlet, IL. L. Benjamin died in La Plata, MO on 24 Jan 1959; he was 84. Buried in Reynolds Cemetery, Reynolds, IL.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Crummy Funeral Home, Reynolds, for L.B. Halstead, age 85, of La Plata, Mo., who passed away January 24 at his home after several years of ill health. The Rev. George Fry, pastor of the Hamlet Presbyterian church, officiated and burial was in the Reynolds village cemetery.
Pallbearers were Blaine Kendall, Vernon Sipes, John Dunn, Robert Kelly, Elden Lingafelter and Norman MacDonald.
Born Feb. 15, 1874, south of Reynolds, he was a son of Cass and Elinor Neely Halstead. He received his education in area schools and attended a Davenport business school. On Feb. 27, 1906, he was married at his farm home south of Reynolds to Ida Kendall. After their marriage they resided in the area for three years, moving to West Liberty, Iowa, in 1910. Mr. Halstead resided there until about fours years ago when he moved to La Plata.
In his active years around West Liberty Mr. Halstead was a vigorous promotor of his community and especially interested in boosting the West Liberty fair. Every summer about a month before fair time Ben would be over in Reynolds to leave premium books and distribute posters advertising the West Liberty fair. He was a good citizen and a backer of worthwhile projects. He was a member of the Presbyterian church, Masonic Lodge and the Rotary club at West Liberty.
Mr. Halstead is survived by three brothers, Riley and Prentice of La Plata and Lloyd, Muscatine; two sisters, Mrs. Ivan Boyles, Joy, and Miss Mary Halstead, Great Falls, Mont. and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife and two brothers. — Source and date unkown.

On 27 Feb 1906 when L. Benjamin was 32, he married Ida Kendall [1], daughter of Augustus Kendall & Lucretia Content Wait, in Hamlet, IL. Born on 5 Oct 1866 in Preemption, Mercer Co., IL. Ida died in Iowa City, IA on 15 Jan 1944; she was 77.


Sources

1. Family Tradition
2. Illinois State Archives Data Base: http://www.sos.state.il.us/depts/archives/arc_home.html#databases

*************

Prominent Mercer County Couple Wed
Benjamin Halstead and Miss Ida Kendall Principals in Ceremony at Hamlet

Hamlet, Feb. 28—(Argus Special) —Last evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Kendall of near Hamlet, took place one of the prettiest home weddings of the season, when their daughter, Ida, became the bride of Benjamin Halstead in the presence of 50 relatives and friends. The Lohengrin wedding march was played by Miss Mary Schriver and to its strains the officiating minister, Mr. Tidball and the bride and groom descended the stairs, passing through an aisle of ribbons, held in place by Madelene Candor, a niece of the bride, and Grace Tidball, to their places in the parlor. The bride wore a beautiful dress of cream eolienne made princess. During the ceremony Mrs. Grace Tidball sang the Lohengrin bridal chorus. Immediately after the ceremony “I Love You, Dear Heart,” was sung by Miss Lillie Marsh. After the congratulations, an elegant course supper was served. The presents were numerous and beautiful. The color scheme, green and white, prevailed. Among the guests from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Kendall and Mrs. Ola Candor and daughter, Madelene.

Wedding notice, The Rock Island Argus, date unknown



At the home of Oscar Marsh on Saturday afternoon the Sunday school class of Miss Ida Kendall gave her a kitchen “shower”. A very pleasant afternoon was spent, after which a sumptuous supper was served.

Shower notice, source and date unknown

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Halstead—Kendall.
One of the prettiest home weddings of the season occurred Wednesday evening of last week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Kendall when their daughter, Miss Ida, became the bride of Benjamin Halstead in the presence of about fifty relatives and friends. Promptly at the hour of 7 the bridal party descended the stairs, preceded by Madelene Candor, a niece of the bride, and Grace Tidball, who formed an aisle for the bridal party to pass through, the bride and groom taking their places under a beautiful white wedding bell suspended in the bay window, where the ceremony was performed by Rev. Tidball. As the bridal party descended the stairs Lohengrin’s (Wagner) bridal chorus was sung by Miss Lillie Marsh. The bride wore a beautiful dress of cream colored eolience, made princess, and carried a shower bouquet of bride’s roses. After receiving the congratulations and best wishes of their friends and elaborate three course supper was served by the bride’s Sunday school class, who were dressed in white. The house was decorated in the wedding colors, green and white. The presents were numerous and beautiful. Among the guests from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Kendall of Plano, Illinois; Mrs. Ola Candor and daughter of North Dakota; Misses Elsie and Sophia Parmenter of Lyndon, Ill., and Miss Mary Lee of Urbana.

Source and date unknown

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Here’s A Hobby That Proves Generous Benefit To Others
(This is the fifth in a series of articles concerning the hobbies of women in Muscatine and surrounding communities).
(By LOUVAE PENROSE)
Most people who have hobbies usually are saving or collecting something, but here’s one woman whose hobby benefits others much more than herself. Mrs. L.B. Halstead, of near West Liberty, has a passion for making quilts and rugs, but she always gives them away as soon as they are finished. Some bride or propesctive bride in the community, or some relative or dear friend, is always the lucky one.
Mrs. Halstead says she has made about 50 quilts in the past several years. Just last winter alone she made nine, in addition to the myriad of lovely rugs she braided.
Since quilt-making has become so popular again, many of her relatives send her scraps of materials, she says. One bundle received required $1.65 for postage.
All patterns for her braided rugs are her original ideas. She hasn’t copied a one. An they’re lovely things with both delicately and brilliant blended colors. One especially attractive one was an iris pattern of purple and green which was made out of the tops of cotton stockings.
Another red, black and green rug had only one dyed piece of material, and that was her sister’s going-away dress.
Mrs. Halstead has made more than 100 rugs recently. Her sister-in-laws has 25 of Mrs. Halstead’s rugs in her home.
The quilt patterns are just as beautiful and unusual. In her dahlia quilt there is not one piece alike. Other of her favorite quilt patterns are monkey-wrench, Irish chain, and snowball. With the latter she won first premium at the West Liberty fair, and has won many other awards with her work.

Source and date unknown Parents: Cass Berry HALSTEAD and Elnora A. NEELY.

Spouse: Ida KENDALL. L. Benjamin HALSTEAD and Ida KENDALL were married on 27 Feb 1906 in Hamlet, Ill..5 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Marriage]5,128


Lam F. HALSTEAD5,128 was born about 1870.5,128 She is reference number 10704. Parents: George HALSTEAD and Stella COLEMAN.


Latimer HALSTEAD5,128 was born about 1741.5,128 He died in 1846.5,128 He is reference number 6143. Parents: John HALSTEAD and Milicent READING.

Spouse: Deborah FISK. Latimer HALSTEAD and Deborah FISK were married on 26 May 1838 in Norfolk Co., VA.5 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Marriage]5,128 Reference Number:33185 Children were: James Riley HALSTEAD.


Lattimore HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1745.5,128 He died on 31 Jul 1813.5,128 He is reference number 8867. Parents: Drew HALSTEAD and Frances LITTLIMORE.

Spouse: Sarah HAPPER. Lattimore HALSTEAD and Sarah HAPPER were married on 25 Sep 1788 in Norfolk Co., VA.5 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Marriage]5,128 Reference Number:33536 Children were: Polly HALSTEAD, Samuel HALSTEAD.


Lattimore HALSTEAD5,128 was born about 1769.5,128 He is reference number 6160. Parents: John Jr. HALSTEAD and Elizabeth Elsworth HINTON.


Lattimore Rev. HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1805.5,128 He died in 1869 in Norfo;K, VA. Baptist Minister.5,128 He is reference number 8931. He was in Baptist Minister.5,128 Parents: Drew HALSTEAD and ELIZABETH.

Spouse: Susan JENNINGS. Lattimore Rev. HALSTEAD and Susan JENNINGS were married in 1832.5,128 Reference Number:33317 Children were: Samuel Jennings HALSTEAD, Henry HALSTEAD, Mary HALSTEAD, Susan HALSTEAD, Charlotte HALSTEAD, William Andrew HALSTEAD, Rebecca HALSTEAD, Sarah HALSTEAD.


Laura HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 13 Aug 1820 in Vienna, NY..5,128 She died on 6 Feb 1821.5,128 She is reference number 6494. Parents: John Preston HALSTEAD and Phila WHITE.


Laura HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1849.5,128 She is reference number 8287. Parents: Justin HALSTEAD and MEHITABLE.


Laura HALSTEAD5,128 was born in 1872.5,128 She was also known as Lydia. Parents: William HALSTEAD and ELIZABETH.


Laura Parmele HALSTEAD5,128 was born on 19 May 1838.5,128 She is reference number 4795. Parents: Williams Mills Sr. HALSTEAD and Sarah JOHNSON.

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