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Roscoe "Ross" Conkling Shirar1,2,3

Male
b. 2 December 1892, d. 26 July 1944


Father Emanuel Shirar1 b. 5 February 1854, d. 7 December 1906
Mother Mary Mahala Cline1 b. 5 February 1854, d. 7 December 1906
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Family 1 Esther Phillips b. 14 February 1891
Marriage* 16 April 1916  Plymouth, Marshall Co., IN, Name: Roscoe C Shirar
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 16 Apr 1916
Event Place: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Alternate Event Place:
Registration Place: , Marshall, Indiana, United States
Marriage License Date: 15 Apr 1916
Residence Place: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Gender: Male
Age (Estimated): 24
Number of Previous Marriages: 0
Race (Original): White
Birth Date: 02 Dec 1892
Birthplace: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Father's Name: Emanuel Shirar
Mother's Name: Mary Cline
Spouse's Name: Esther Phillips
Spouse's Residence Place: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age (Estimated): 25
Spouse's Previous Marriage Number: 0
Spouse's Race (Original): White
Spouse's Birth Date: 14 Feb 1891
Spouse's Birthplace: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Spouse's Father's Name: Charles Phillips
Spouse's Mother's Name: Ella Goode
Informant's Name:
Officiator's Name: William C Logan
Page: 567
Record Number:
Reference ID:
GS Film number: 001651773
Digital Folder Number: 004476451
Image Number: 00106
Number of Images: 1
Citing this Record: "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959,"
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXLY-QT4 : accessed 09 Sep 2013, Principal=Esther Phillips1,6
Divorce* 1920  Principal=Esther Phillips1,6 
Children  1. Estella Mae Shirar b. 6 Jun 1917, d. 4 Jul 2000
  2. Everett Ray Shirar b. 6 Jun 1919, d. 27 Sep 2008
  3. Wayne Richard Hepler

Family 2 Elsie Unknown b. circa 1888
Marriage* 16 June 1926  Parke Co., IN, Name: R C Shirar
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 16 Jun 1926
Event Place: , Parke, Indiana
Alternate Event Place:
Registration Place: , Parke, Indiana, United States
Marriage License Date: 16 Jun 1926
Residence Place: Rockville, , Indiana
Gender: Male
Age (Estimated): 34
Number of Previous Marriages:
Race (Original):
Birth Date: 02 Dec 1892
Birthplace: , , Indiana
Father's Name: Emanuel Shirar
Mother's Name: Mary Cline
Spouse's Name: Elsie F Putman
Spouse's Residence Place: Plymouth, , Indiana
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age (Estimated): 33
Spouse's Previous Marriage Number:
Spouse's Race (Original):
Spouse's Birth Date: 14 Sep 1893
Spouse's Birthplace: , , Indiana
Spouse's Father's Name: Stephen Dills
Spouse's Mother's Name: Sarah C Hendix
Informant's Name:
Officiator's Name: John M Newsom
Page: 469
Record Number:
Reference ID:
GS Film number: 002209424
Digital Folder Number: 005014949
Image Number: 00336
Number of Images: 1
Citing this Record: "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959,"
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZCN-4Q6 : accessed 09 Sep 2013, Principal=Elsie Unknown9,6
Divorce* 1935  Marshall Co., IN, Marshall County Divorces after 1900
Index of Divorce Files stored at the Marshall           
County Historical Museum.

Shirar, Elsie V. vs. Roscoe C.      1935, Principal=Elsie Unknown9,6,10 

Reference 1920-30

Note*   It is believed that Roscoe married Nellie (nee Chivington) the widow of Fred Hepler of Warsaw, Indiana sometime after his divorce from Elsie. Nellie was 12 years older than Ross. 
Birth* 2 December 1892  Marshall, Parke Co., IN1,3 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Indiana, Marshall County, Plymouth, Ward 3, ED: 74, Series: T623, Roll: 391, Page: 86A, June 13
Sheet 9A, Pearl Street
(enumerated with father, Emanuel Shire)
19, 204, 206, Shire, Roscoe K, Son, W, M, Dec 1892, 7, S, , , , Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , , , At School, , 9, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,4 
Census* 1910  1910 Federal Census, Indiana, Carroll County, Burlington Township, ED: 26Series: T624, Roll: 341, Page: 28A, May 6
Sheet 17A
(enumerated with Wilson Shanks)
14, 298, 317, Shirar, Rosco, Hired Hand, M, W, 15, S, , , , Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , , English, Farmer, On Farm, W, 0, 0, Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , 2, 1, 0, 05 
Marriage* 16 April 1916  Plymouth, Marshall Co., IN, Name: Roscoe C Shirar
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 16 Apr 1916
Event Place: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Alternate Event Place:
Registration Place: , Marshall, Indiana, United States
Marriage License Date: 15 Apr 1916
Residence Place: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Gender: Male
Age (Estimated): 24
Number of Previous Marriages: 0
Race (Original): White
Birth Date: 02 Dec 1892
Birthplace: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Father's Name: Emanuel Shirar
Mother's Name: Mary Cline
Spouse's Name: Esther Phillips
Spouse's Residence Place: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age (Estimated): 25
Spouse's Previous Marriage Number: 0
Spouse's Race (Original): White
Spouse's Birth Date: 14 Feb 1891
Spouse's Birthplace: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana
Spouse's Father's Name: Charles Phillips
Spouse's Mother's Name: Ella Goode
Informant's Name:
Officiator's Name: William C Logan
Page: 567
Record Number:
Reference ID:
GS Film number: 001651773
Digital Folder Number: 004476451
Image Number: 00106
Number of Images: 1
Citing this Record: "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959,"
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXLY-QT4 : accessed 09 Sep 2013, Principal=Esther Phillips1,6
Draft Registration* 5 June 1917  Saco, Phillips Co., MT, World War 1 Draft Registration Card A - (5 June 1917)
Registration Card #1695
Form 1: 1096
No.: 152
Order number:
1) Name in Full
Given Name: Rosco Conkelan
Family Name: Shirar
Age in Years: 25
2) Home Address
#:
Street or R.F.D.:
City or Town: Saco
State: Mont.
3) Date of Birth
Month: Dec
Day: 2
Year: 1892
4) Are you
1): Natural born citizen:
2): Naturalized Citizen:
3): an Alien:
4): or have you declared your intention?
Specify which: Nagtural Born
5) Where were you born?
Town: Plymouth
State: Ind.
Nation: U.S.A.
6) If not a citizen, of what nation:
7) What is your present trade, occupation or office?
: Clerk
8) By whom employed: Seco Co-op Assn.
Where employed: Saco
9) Have you a father, mother, wife child under 12 or brother under 12, solely dependant on your support?
Specify which: Wife
10) Married or single (Which)?: Married
Race (specify which)?: Caucasian
11) What military service have you had?
Rank: Yes
Branch: ?
Years: 6
Nation or State: Ind.
12) Do you claim exemption from draft?
(specify grounds): No

I Affirm that I have verified above answers and that they are true.

(Signature or Mark)

If person is of African descent, cutoff this corner.

Registrar's Report:
1)
Tall, medium or short
(specify which): Med
Slender, medium or stout
(specify which): Med
2)
Color of Eyes: Blue
Color of Hair: Brown
Bald: No
3) Has person lost arm, leg, hand, foot, eye, or both eyes or is he otherwise disabled? (specify): No

I certify that my answers are true, that the person registered has read his own answers, that I have witnessed his signature, and that all of his answers of which I have knowledge are true, except as follows:

Signature of Registrar: Chas. Runnes
Precinct: 8
City or County: Phillips
State: Montana
Date of Registration: June 5, 19177
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Montana, Plymouth County, District 12, Saco, ED: 159, Series: T625, Roll: 974, Page: 238B, January 10
Sheet 4B, Reder Street
63, 89, 90, Shiras, Roscon, Head, O, F, M, W, 28, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Indiana, , Indiana, , Indiana, , Yes, Salesman, Rtail Merchandise, W,
64, 89, 90, Shiras, Esther, Wife, , , F, W, 28, M, , , , , Yes, Yes, Indiana, , Indiana, , Michigan, , Yes, None, , ,
65, 89, 90, Shiras, Esterada, Daughter, , , F, W, 2 7/12, M, , , , , No, Yes, Montana, , Indiana, , Indiana, , , None, , ,
66, 89, 90, Shiras, Everett R, Son, , , M, W, 7/12, M, , , , , No, , Montana, , Indiana, , Indiana, , , None, , ,8 
Divorce* 1920  Principal=Esther Phillips6 
Marriage* 16 June 1926  Parke Co., IN, Name: R C Shirar
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 16 Jun 1926
Event Place: , Parke, Indiana
Alternate Event Place:
Registration Place: , Parke, Indiana, United States
Marriage License Date: 16 Jun 1926
Residence Place: Rockville, , Indiana
Gender: Male
Age (Estimated): 34
Number of Previous Marriages:
Race (Original):
Birth Date: 02 Dec 1892
Birthplace: , , Indiana
Father's Name: Emanuel Shirar
Mother's Name: Mary Cline
Spouse's Name: Elsie F Putman
Spouse's Residence Place: Plymouth, , Indiana
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age (Estimated): 33
Spouse's Previous Marriage Number:
Spouse's Race (Original):
Spouse's Birth Date: 14 Sep 1893
Spouse's Birthplace: , , Indiana
Spouse's Father's Name: Stephen Dills
Spouse's Mother's Name: Sarah C Hendix
Informant's Name:
Officiator's Name: John M Newsom
Page: 469
Record Number:
Reference ID:
GS Film number: 002209424
Digital Folder Number: 005014949
Image Number: 00336
Number of Images: 1
Citing this Record: "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959,"
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZCN-4Q6 : accessed 09 Sep 2013, Principal=Elsie Unknown9,6
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Alabama, Colbert County, Pride, Precinct 13, ED: 17-22, Series: T626, Roll: 9, Page: 211A, April 14
Sheet 2A
44, 26, 28, Shirar, Ross C, Head, O, 3750, R, No, M, W, 37, M, 23, No, Yes, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , 60, , , , , Yes, Poultry Man, Own Coop, vvvv, O, Yes, , No, ,
45, 26, 28, Shirar, Elsie, Wife-H, , , , No, F, W, 41, M, 17, No, Yes, Indiana, Michigan, New York, , 60, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,
46, 26, 28, Brown, Helen, Daughter, , , , No, F, W, 16, M, 15, No, Yes, Indiana, Indiana, Indiana, , 60, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,
47, 26, 28, Shirar, Everett, Son, , , , No, M, W, 10, S, , Yes, Yes, Montana, Indiana, Indiana, , 60, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,9 
Divorce* 1935  Marshall Co., IN, Marshall County Divorces after 1900
Index of Divorce Files stored at the Marshall           
County Historical Museum.

Shirar, Elsie V. vs. Roscoe C.      1935, Principal=Elsie Unknown10 
Draft Registration 27 April 1942  Rockville, Parke Co., IN, REGISTRATION CARD (Men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897)
Serial Number: U 1004
1. Name: Ross Conkling Shirar
2. Place of Residence:
Number and street:
Town, township,village or city: Rockville
County: Parke
State: Ind
3. Mailing Address: ROckville, R.R.3
4. Telephone: None
5. Age in Years: 49
Date 0f Birth (Mo Day Yr): Dec 2 1892
6. Place of Birth (Town or county): Marshall
(State or country): Ind
7. Name and address of person who will always know your address: Nellie Shirar
8. Employer's name and address: Self
9. Place of employment or business:
Number and street: R.R.3
Town, township,village or city: Rockville
County: Parke
State: Ind

I affirm that I have verified above answers and that they are true:
Registrant's signature: Ross C. Shirar

(over)
REGISTRAR'S REPORT

Description of Registrant

Race: White
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 188
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Blonde
Complexion: Ruddy
Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification:

I certify that my answers are true; that the person registered has read of has had read to him his own answers; that I have witnessed his signature or mark and that all of his answers of which I have knowledge are true, except as follows:

Registrar for Local Board (Signature): Geo Schwin Jr.
Number: 1
City or county: Parke
State: Ind
Date of registration: 4/27/42
The Stamp of the Local Board having jurisdiction of the registrant shall be placed in the above space:

Parke COunty Local Board
Selective Service System
104 W.Ohio St.
Rockville, Indiana3

Death* 26 July 1944  HI1 

Citations
  1. [S34] Gil Gaumer Personal Research, Gil Gaumer.
  2. [S31] The Shirar Family, Ara Shirar.
  3. [S1019] Unknown subject, WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  4. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S905] Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959.
  7. [S576] Unknown subject, WWI - Draft Registration.
  8. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  10. [S994] Marshall Co. INGenWeb, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inmarsha/.


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