|Born in Smithton, Pettis
Co., Missouri on 27 Sep 1875, Ira married Lulu H.
Kruse in about 1898. They were enumerated in the
1900 and 1910 census records residing in Pettis
Co., Missouri and were the parents of at least
Julia who was born in about 1902.
At some point the
family may have lived in Kirkwood Illinois but
Ira died in Smithton on 20 Aug 1953, his wife
preceding him in death - she having died on 31
Oct 1850. Both were laid to rest at the Smithton
Note: Listed as a
son of Samuel & Cornelia (Buck), but may have