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Mahala Pence

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Born: 1 Sep 1842
St Paris, Ohio

Died: 23 Feb 1935
Rupert, Minadoka Co., Idaho
Buried: 1935
Cambridge, Furnas Co., NE: Fairview Cemetery, Lot

Parents

Father:

John Pence
Mother:

Barbara Loudenback

Family

Husband:

James Monroe Runkle
f: David Runkle
   gf: Peter Runkle
   gm: Sally Gunner
m: Mary Ann Frysinger
   gf: Peter Frysinger
   gm: Catherine Aker

Married: 12 Jan 1860
Champaign Co., Ohio #7300

Children

Laura Samantha Runkle
  +Mac C. Peters
        LeRoy Welty Peters
Charles Franklin Runkle
Wiley Anderson Runkle
  +Josephine Emily Garvin
        Pearl Runkle
        Gladys Christina Runkle
        Frank Leslie Runkle
        James Garvin Runkle
Infant Runkle
Violetta Mae Runkle
  +George Edward Kellogg
        Charles Milton Kellogg
        Daughter Kellogg
        Son Kellogg
        Alta Mae Kellogg
        Mary Edith Kellogg
        Monte Connley Kellogg
        Thedore Jennings Kellogg
arilla belle runkle
Arilla Belle Runkle
  +Howard Evan Easton
        daughter Easton
        Hazel Easton
        Gladys Easton
        Charles Easton
        Edith Easton
        son Easton
        Emma Easton
        Clinton Easton
        Laura May Easton

Photo Archive

Arilla Belle Runkle
Howard Evan Easton
Gladys  Easton
Hazel  Easton
James Monroe Runkle
Mahala  Pence
Howard Evan Easton
Vern Adam Patterson
Charles  Easton
Clinton  Easton
Laura May Easton
Emma  Easton
Roscoe  Patterson
Lloyd  Patterson
Irene Bell Goode
Earl (Buster) Goode
Gene  Easton
Kenneth Easton Easton
Rilla Belle Runkle Obituary
James Monroe Runkle
Mahala  Pence
Wiley Anderson Runkle
Benjamin Franklin Trosper
James M. and Mahala Runkle Tombstone

General Sources

  1. [mcgee4.GED]

    Mahala Pence Runkle is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Cambridge, Nebraska,Lot 4, Block 45 South. At time of death was living with daughter Rillaand Howard Easton.

    Minidoka County News, Rupert, Minidoka Co., Idaho, Thursday February 28,1935. (Front Page) OBITUARY.
    91-YEAR-OLD PAUL WOMAN ANSWERS FINAL SUMMON
         Funeral services for Mrs. Mahala Runkle, 91 years of age, pioneer ofthe Paul vicinity for the past 23 years, mother of Mrs. Howard Easton,who died at her home there Saturday evening from the effects of a firststroke of paralysis suffered February 15, wre conducted Tuesday afternoonat 2:30 o'clock at the Goodman Mortuary, the Rev. George G. Roseberryofficiating. Music for the service was rendered by Mrs. Jim Rose invocal solo. "There is a Land, Mine Eye Hath Seen", and Mrs. Rose andMrs. E. C. Willms in duet sang. "Nearere My God to Thee". Mrs. EdnaSinclair accompanied for both selections. The body accompanied by Mr.Easton was taken by train to Cambridge, Neb., for burial, where the bodyof her husband, James M. Runkle, rests.
         Althogh weakened through the infirmities of age during the last fewyears, Mrs. Runkle had beenin remarkably good health and even after thestoke of paralysis about ten days ago affecting her right side, she madesurprising improvement until a very short time before the final summonscame and was rational to the last. "For her, life closed as quietly ascomes the evening time at the close of a day".
         She was born September 1, 1842, in St. Paris, Champaign County,Ohio. She was married to James M. Runkle January 10, 1860. They movedto Cambridge, Nebraska, in 1885. Mr. Runkle died there December 15,1911, and soon after Mrs. Runkle went to Torrington, Wyo., where shespent one year with a daughter and in 1912 came to Idaho, making her homeat the Easton place northwest of Paul. She was the mother of sixchildren, four of whom are living.
         Besides Mrs. Easton she is survived by one son, Wiley A. Runkle ofChilicothe, Missouri; two daughters, Mrs. May Kellogg, of California, andMrs. Laura C. Peters of Oregon. Six grandchildren. Mrs. Earl Goode ofKimberly, Mrs. Vern Patterson, Charlie Easton, Clinton Easton, Laura MaeEaston, all of Paul, and Miss Emma Easton of Rupert, and twelve greatgrandchildren, six of whom were here for the funeral, Evelyn, Roscoe andLloyd Patterson and Gene Easton of Paul, Irene Belle and Buster Goode ofKimberly; a cousin, Esther Easton of Paul. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Wolf ofBurley, special friends, where here for the service.


    James Monroe Runkle Is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Cambridge, NebraskaLot 4 Block 45 South. His wife, Mahala and mother, Mary Anna Frysingeralso buried in Lot 4, Block 45 South.
         Ethel Fattig, niece wrote; " Uncle Jimmie and Aunt Mahala Pence wasmarried in Champaign Co., Ohio was living in South Whitley, Indiana in1861. They loaned her brother money and he did not pay them back, thisbroke them. They left Indiana moved to Cambridge, Nebraska in 1885 andHomesteaded just south of the Republican River south of Cambridge.""James Monroe Runkle bought the Cemetery lot 4 block 45 in the part southof the Road June 30, 1893 and thats same day that his Mother, Mary AnnFrysinger Runkle died. She is buried in his lot at north side. When Iwas down visiting James and Pearl Runkle (son and daughter of WileyRunkle) James asked me if I would help pay for a stone for greatgrandmother Mary Ann, wife of Rev. David Runkle and asked if I would seeabout getting it up and I did. We split the cost, he paid 1/2 and I paid1/2. She was making her home with them as gr. grandfather David died inChampaign Co., Ohio. Her stone is gray slanting slab. Uncle James andAunt Mahala's stone is grey base with brown top."
  2. Family Data
  3. Death Certificate
    No. 92704, State of Idaho
  4. 1860 Census
    1860 Census - Champaign County, Ohio
    |h# |f# |name          |ag|s|occu  |re  |pe |birth   |twp     |page
    |971|971|David Runkle  |60|M|Farmer|4400|700|Virginia|Madriver|P.O. Westville
    |   |   |Mary A. Runkle|49|F|      |    |   |Virginia|        |
    |   |   |B.E. Runkle   |8 |F|      |    |   |Ohio    |        |
    
  5. 1880 Census
    1880 Census - Whitley County, Indiana - June 10, 1880
    |d# |f# |name            |r|s|Ag|rel   |s|m|occu       |me|birth  |Fath|moth|twp      |pg
    |135|136|Runkle, James   |w|m|40|      | |x|Farmer     |12|Ohio   |Ohio|Ohio|Cleveland|512
    |   |   |Runkle, Mahala  |w|f|38|Wife  | |x|Keeps House|12|Ohio   |Ohio|Ohio|         |
    |   |   |Runkle, Samantha|w|f|19|dau   |x| |           |  |Indiana|Ohio|Ohio|         |
    |   |   |Runkle, Wally   |w|m|14|son   |x| |Scholar    |  |Indiana|Ohio|Ohio|         |
    |   |   |Runkle, Viletta |w|f|7 |dau   | | |           |  |Indiana|Ohio|Ohio|         |
    |   |   |Runkle, Belle   |w|f|6 |dau   | | |           |  |Indiana|Ohio|Ohio|         |
    |   |   |Runkle, John    |w|m|24|nephew| | |Laborer    |12|Indiana|Ohio|Ohio|         |
    
  6. 1870 Census
    1870 Census - Whitley County, Indiana - June 9, 1870
    |h# |f# |name                 |ag|s|r|occu            |vre |vpe |birth  |s|r|w|2|twp      |po         |pg
    |165|149|Runkle, James M.     |32|m|w|Farmer and      |5200|1100|Ohio   | | | |x|Cleveland|So. Whitley|21
    |   |   |                     |  | | |Lumber Mfg.     |    |    |       | |x|x| |         |           |
    |   |   |Runkle, Mahala       |26|f|w|Keep House      |    |    |Ohio   |x| | | |         |           |
    |   |   |Runkle, Laura S.     |9 |f|w|                |    |    |Ohio   |x| | | |         |           |
    |   |   |Runkle, Charles F.   |7 |m|w|                |    |    |Indiana|x| | | |         |           |
    |   |   |Runkle, Wily Anderson|5 |m|w|                |    |    |Indiana| | | | |         |           |
    |   |   |Runkle, Minerva A.   |18|f|w|Domestic Servant|    |    |Ohio   | | | | |         |           |
    
  7. 1900 Census
    1900 Census - Furnas County, Nebraksa - June 13, 1900
    |hn |fn |Name             |rel |r|s|birth    |ag|m|ym|birt|father  |mother  |occu  |m|rd |wri|eng|o|h            |f#|twp
    |163|165|Runkle, James M. |Head|w|M|Jan 1837 |63|m|40|Ohio|Virginia|Virginia|Farmer|0|yes|yes|yes|0|Farm of house|17|Medicine Creek Precinct
    |   |   |Runkle, Mahala P.|Wife|w|f|Sept 1842|57|m|40|Ohio|Virginia|Virginia|      | |no |no |yes| |             |  |
    
  8. 1910 Census
    1910 Census - Furnas County, Nebraska - May 3, 1910
    |hn |fn |Name            |rel |r|s|ag|m|ym|birt|father  |mother  |   |occu      |rd |wri|o|f|h|twp
    |139|142|Runkle, James M.|Head|m|w|72|m|50|Ohio|Virginia|Virginia|Eng|own income|yes|yes|0|f|h|Cambridge precinct
    |   |   |Runkle, Mahala  |wife|f|w|68|m|50|Ohio|Virginia|Virginia|Eng|none      |   |   | | | |
    
  9. 1930 Census
    1930 Census - Minidoka County, Idaho - No Date
    |h#|f#|Name             |rel          |h|f  |s|r|ag|m |a |sch|rd |birth   |father       |mother       |eng |trade |type   |e|w  |v |f#|twp   |pg
    |73|75|Easton, Howard   |H            |R|Yes|M|w|54|M |21|no |yes|Illinois|Ohio         |Ohio         |yes |farmer|GenFarm|E|yes|no|66|Paul  |5B
    |  |  |Easton, Rilla    |w            | |x  |F|w|55|m |23|no |yes|Indiana |Ohio         |Ohio         |yes |none  |       | |   |  |  |Dist 8|
    |  |  |Easton, Clinton  |Son          | |x  |m|w|20|s |  |no |yes|Nebraska|Illinois     |Indiana      |yes |farmer|genFarm|E|yes|no|67|      |
    |  |  |Easton, Laura Mae|dau          | |x  |F|w|19|s |  |yes|yes|Nebraska|Illinois     |Indiana      |none|      |       | |   |  |  |      |
    |  |  |Runkle, Mahala   |mother-in-law| |x  |F|w|87|wd|16|no |yes|Ohio    |United States|United States|none|      |       | |   |  |  |      |
    
    Marriage Sources
  10. Marriage Records
    Marriage #7300, performed by John Ebert M.G.Marriage Records of Champaign Co., Ohio

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