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William Lewis Decker1,2,3

Male
b. 2 November 1875, d. 5 March 1941


Father John G. Decker1 b. 19 November 1840, d. 10 April 1925
Mother Elsie Adaline Davis1 b. circa 1854, d. before 1910
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Family Martha Inez Smith
Marriage* 15 October 1902  Madison Co., IA, Name: W. L. Decker
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 15 Oct 1902
Event Place: Madison County, Iowa, United States
Age: 27
Birth Year (Estimated):
Birthplace:
Father's Name: John Decker
Father's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name: Adeline Davis
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Name: Inez Smith
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 27
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1875
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Father's Name: Once Smith
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name: Eliza Pirel
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Reference ID: p 52
GS Film Number: 1028196
Digital Folder Number: 004310072
Citing this Record: "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KCWZ-Y56 : accessed 6 October 2015, Principal=Martha Inez Smith2 
Child  1. Lee Smith Decker

Birth* 2 November 1875  Union Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, Name: Wm Lewis Decker
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 02 Nov 1875
Event Place: Union, Muskingum, Ohio
Registration Date:
Registration Place:
Gender: Male
Race: White
Father's Name: Jno G Decker
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Adaline Davis
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Additional Relatives:
Reference ID: v 2 p 49
GS Film number: 910156
Digital Folder Number: 004017218
Image Number: 00263
Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDBH-7RJ : accessed 6 October 20151,3
Census* 1880  1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Union Township, ED: 173, Series: T9, Roll: 1054, Page: 321B, June 24
(enumerated with father, John Decker)
35, 230, 247, Decker, William, W, M, 4, , Son, 1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, O, O1 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Iowa, Madison County, Webster Township, ED: 37, Series: T623, Roll: 446, Page: 2A, June 6
Sheet 2A
(enumerated with Elmer Hatfield)
27, 28, 28, Decker, William L, Servant, W, M, Nov, 1875, 24, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , Farm Laborer, 0, , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,4 
Marriage* 15 October 1902  Madison Co., IA, Name: W. L. Decker
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 15 Oct 1902
Event Place: Madison County, Iowa, United States
Age: 27
Birth Year (Estimated):
Birthplace:
Father's Name: John Decker
Father's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name: Adeline Davis
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Name: Inez Smith
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Age: 27
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1875
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Father's Name: Once Smith
Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Mother's Name: Eliza Pirel
Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms:
Reference ID: p 52
GS Film Number: 1028196
Digital Folder Number: 004310072
Citing this Record: "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KCWZ-Y56 : accessed 6 October 2015, Principal=Martha Inez Smith2 
Census 1905  Madison Co., IA, Name: W L Decker
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1905
Event Place: Madison, Iowa, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 29
Marital Status: Married
Birth Year (Estimated): 1876
Birthplace: Ohio
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Card Number: 126
GS Film Number: 001430513
Digital Folder Number: 007486446
Image Number: 03578
Citing this Record: "Iowa State Census, 1905"
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVM5-FSFH : accessed 7 October 20155
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Iowa, Madison County, Webster Township, ED: 39, Series: T624, Roll: 412, Page: 6A, April 29
Sheet 6A
01, 109, 199, Decker, William L, Head, M, W, 34, M, 7, , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, Farmer, General Farm, OA, , , Yes, Yes, , R, , F, 95, , ,
02, 109, 199, Decker, Ina, Wife, F, W, 34, M, 7, 1, 1, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
03, 109, 199, Decker, Lee S, Son, M, W, 4, S, , , , Iowa, Ohio, Iowa, , , , None, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,6 
Census 1915  Monroe Twp., Madison Co., IA, Name: William Decker
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1915
Event Place: Lorimor, Madison, Iowa, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 39
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Birth Date:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1876
Birthplace: Ohio
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Card Number:
GS Film Number: 001462610
Digital Folder Number: 007626232
Image Number: 04814
Citing this Record: "Iowa State Census, 1915"
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK45-YZVN : accessed 7 October 20157
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Colorado, Phillips County, Haxtun Town, ED: 213, Series: T625, Roll: 171, Page: 8B, February 11
Sheet 8B, Miller Avenue
57, 38, 38, Decker, William L, Head, O, M, M, W, 44, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Ohio, , Ohio, , Ohio, , Yes, Carpenter, House, W,
58, 38, 38, Decker, Inez, Wife, , , F, W, 44, M, , , , Yes, Yes, Iowa, , Ohio, , Pennsylvania, , Yes, None, , ,
59, 38, 38, Decker, Lee S, Son, , , M, W, 14, S, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, Iowa, , Ohio, , Iowa, , Yes, None, , ,8 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Colorado, Phillips County, Precinct 5, ED: 48-12, Series: T626, Roll: 48, Page: 4A, April 10
Sheet 4A
37, 79, 89, Decker, W L, Head, O, 30, , Yes, M, W, 53, M, 27, No, Yes, Ohio, 37, 79, 89, Decker, , 37, 79, 89, Decker, , , 59, , , , , Yes, Farmer, Farm, vvvv, E, Yes, , No, , 73
38, 79, 89, Decker, Inez, Wife-H, , , , Yes, F, W, 53, M, 27, No, Yes, Iowa, Iowa, Iowa, , 65, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,9 
Census 1940  1940 Federal Census, Colorado, Phillips County, Haxtun, ED: 48-11, Series: T627, Roll: 473, Page: 6A, April 13
Sheet 6A, Block 10, Bryan Street
21, 130, R, , No, Decker, William L, Head, 0, M, W, 64, M, No, 8, 8, Ohio, 59, , Same Place, , , , x0x0, No, No, Yes, -, -, 3, , 4, Carpenter, General Cuton Work, PW, 308|v9|1, 9, 225, No,
22, 130, , , No, Decker, Martha I, Wife, 1, F, W, 64, M, No, 8, 8, Iowa, 65, , Same Place, , , , x0x0, No, No, No, No, H, 5, , , Houswife, , NP, , , , ,10 
Death* 5 March 1941  Haxtun, Phillips Co., CO11,12 
Burial* after 5 March 1941  Haxtun Cemetery, Haxtun, Phillips Co., CO, Plot: Block 5 Lot 57 Plot 211 
News/Obit* 8 March 1941  65 Years Ago
5 March 1941

William L. Decker passed away at his home in Haxtun Wednesday noon, following a serious illness.

Published in the Haxtun-Fleming Herald, (Haxtun, CO), March 8, 2006 original March 8, 194113

Last Edited 6 Oct 2015

Citations
  1. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S997] Iowa County Marriages, 1838-1934.
  3. [S1184] Unknown record type (unknown file date).
  4. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S1726] Unknown record type, unknown location, unknown record info.
  6. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S1981] Unknown record type, unknown location, unknown record info.
  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. [S1286] 1940 U.S. Federal Census , 1940 U.S. Federal Census.
  11. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com.
  12. [S1102] Google News, online http://news.google.com, https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2151&dat=20060308&id=YPsyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PxQGAAAAIBAJ&pg=706,572913&hl=en.
  13. [S1102] Google News, online http://news.google.com, https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2151&dat=20060308&id=YPsyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=PxQGAAAAIBAJ&pg=706,572913&hl=en
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