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Olina (Lena) Beckum

Female
b. 18 April 1861, d. 1944


Family 1 Louis Randolph Decker b. 7 July 1861, d. 3 April 1897
Marriage* 12 November 1882  Viroqua, Vernon Co., WI, Principal=Louis Randolph Decker 
Children  1. Arthur W. Decker b. c 1885
  2. Ruth Edna Decker b. c 1891

Family 2 Denna C Haines b. 23 March 1861
Marriage* 25 July 1905  Langford, Marshall Co., SD, Principal=Denna C Haines1,3 

Note*   (Ed: These notes provided by Dale Decker. See Source Listing for contact information)

She may have had Alzheimers desease and lived with Ruth and Albert Wallace. She was beautiful as a younger woman. After she became ill she had to be locked in her room because she would wander off and get lost. She is buried in Cedar Lawn Cemetary in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Page from family bible shows she married Denna C. Haines of Langford, So. Dakota the 25th of July 1905. It says she is from Langford, S.D. Denna C. Haines was born 23 March, 1861 at Iowa City.

Jan 13, 1997 Talked with Betty Wallace tonight and she said Denna Haines was a barber. She also said that Grandma may have been a cook for threshing crews. Betty said that Grandma fell and was never the same after that and that the fall may have been the cause of her problems.1 
Birth* 18 April 1861  Westby, Coon Valley Co., WI 
Marriage* 12 November 1882  Viroqua, Vernon Co., WI, Principal=Louis Randolph Decker 
Married Name 12 November 1882  Decker 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, South Dakota, Day County, Homer Township, ED: 120, Series: T623, Roll: 1548, Page: 140A, June 22
Sheet 6A
(enumerated with Charles Snyder)
34, 90, 90, Decker, Lena, Boarder, W, F, Apr 1860, 40, Wd, , 4, 2, Wisconsin, Norway, Norway, , , , House Keeper, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
35, 90, 90, Decker, Arthur W, Son, W, M, Jun 1886, 14, S, , , , Minnesota, Wisconsin, Wisconsin, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,
36, 90, 90, Decker, Ruth, Daughter, W, F, Jan 1892, 8, S, , , , Wisconsin, Wisconsin, Wisconsin, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,2 
Married Name 25 July 1905  Haines1,3 
Marriage* 25 July 1905  Langford, Marshall Co., SD, Principal=Denna C Haines1,3 
Census* 1910  1910 Federal Census, Iowa, Pottawattamie County, Kane Township, Council Bluffs, Ward 2, ED: 133, Series: T624, Roll: 421, Page: 79A, April 21
Sheet 6A, 312 9th St.
(enumerated with husband, Den C Haines)
46, 27, 27, Haines, Lena B, Wife, F, W, 48, M2, 4, 4, 2, Wisconsin, Nor; Norwegian, Nor; Norwegian, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,3 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Iowa, Pottawattamie County, Kane Township, Council Bluffs, Ward 2, ED: 146, Series: T625, Roll: 510, Page: 247B, January 9
Sheet 12B, 814 Avenue A
(enumerated with son-in-law, Albert Wallace)
63, 258, 289, Haines, Lena, Mother-in-law, , , F, W, 56, Wd, , , , Yes, Yes, Wisconsin, , Norway, Norwegian, Norway, Norwegian, Yes, Housekeeper, Private Family, OA,4 
Death* 1944  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA 
Burial* 1944  Cedar Lawn Cemetary, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA1 

Citations
  1. [S42] Dale Decker Personal Research, Dale Decker.
  2. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.


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