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Note for:   Helen Van Hoosen,   7 MAR 1849 - 6 FEB 1931          Index
Source: Newspaper article, unknown newspaper, probably Clear Lake Mirror.

"Mrs Karr Attends Funeral of Sister:
Clear Lake, Feb 9 (1931), Mrs Charlotte Karr, East Main Street, and Mrs. Welcome Gardner (Emma Van Hoosen), Minneapolis, attended the funeral of their sister, Mrs. Helen Braund, 82, at Garner, (Iowa), Sunday. Mrs Karr and Mrs Gardner are the only two sisters remaining from 14 children."

There is additional information on her descendants in "George Hanns & Mary Ann Braund: Their Descendants and Ancestors" by Ret. Brig Gen Richard I Braund.

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Note for:   Infant Boy Van Hoosan,   5 MAR 1949 - 5 MAR 1949         Index
VANHOOSAN 03/05/1949 MILLER VANHOOSAN M CALIFORNIA FRESNO 03/05/1949 06 hrs

Source: CA Death Records Online Index http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi

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Note for:   John Van Hoosan,   1841 - BET. 1 - 3 JUL 1863         Index


John died at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1-3, 1863. Source: Teddy Van Hoosen (Vanders@@aol.com 2001)


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Note for:   Solomon Braund,   23 APR 1846 - 20 SEP 1892          Index
1880 Census Place: Fountain, Juneau, Wisconsin
Source: FHL Film 1255430 National Archives Film T9-1430 Page 364D
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Solomon BRAUND Self M M W 32 ENG
Occ: Farmer Fa: ENG Mo: ENG
Hellen BRAUND Wife F M W 30 OH
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Ines BRAUND Dau F S W 5 WI
Fa: ENG Mo: OH
Guy BRAUND Son M S W 3 WI
Fa: ENG Mo: ENG
Ernist BRAUND Son M S W 2 WI
Fa: ENG Mo: ENG
Aaron BRAUND Son M S W 2 WI
Fa: ENG Mo: ENG

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Note for:   Margaret Phoebe Macht,   8 APR 1916 - 2 FEB 1992          Index
Margaret, in later years, lived with John Macht and operated a child center
out of their home place.

BROWN MARGARET PHOEBE 04/08/1916 VANHOOSAN MACHT F CALIFORNIA MADERA 02/02/1992 541-28-3407 75 yrs

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Note for:   Arthur Dale Merwin,   31 DEC 1916 - 17 DEC 1997          Index
December 24, 1997
Clear Lake (Iowa) Mirror Reporter obituaries
Arthur Dale Merwin
Arthur Dale Merwin, 80, Clear Lake, Iowa, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 1997 at the Willowcreek Health and Rehabilitation Center, Mason City, Iowa.
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 22 at the Evangelical Free Church, Clear Lake, with the Rev. Tim Merwin and the Rev. David Wiersbe officiating. Burial was in the Grant Center Township Cemetery, rural Fertile, Iowa. Those planning an expression sympathy may direct memorials to the Arthur Dale Merwin Memorial Fund.
Arthur Dale Merwin was born on Dec. 31, 1916 at Jasper, Texas, the son of Chauncey and Alice (Eyestone) Merwin. He attended various schools in Texas before moving to Des Moines, Iowa, in the late 1920s. He moved to Clear Lake in October 1933 and started driving trucks with his dad.
On June 24, 1939 he married Mabel Van Hoosen at her home in Clear Lake.
Arthur was employed by the Milwaukee Railroad in 1942 and worked there for 35 years until his retirement in 1978. After this he drove a school bus.
He enjoyed railroading and traveling and driving his school bus. He was a member of the Assembly of God, and a lifetime member of the United Transportation Union.
He is survived by a son, Larry Merwin and his wife, Hilda, Titusville, Fla; three daughters, Marilyn Jackson and her husband, Eugene, Greensburg, Ind., Glenys Schloemer and her husband, Al, Mason City, Phyllis Rush and her husband, Robert, Mason City; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nine sisters, Helen Anderson, Clear Lake, Kathryn `Kit' Zirbel and her husband, Stan, Clear Lake, Ruth Hill and her husband, Richard, Clear Lake, Jane Levisay and her husband, Jim, Ponca, Neb., Doris Bowman and her husband, Johnny, Jackson, Tenn., Carol Mae Wilson and her husband, E. C. Jackson, Tenn., Althea McClendon, Henderson, Tenn., Sara Lyon and her husband, Ed, Memphis, Tn., Pauline "Honey" Milam and her husband, Sam, Paducah, Ky.; three brothers, Chaunce "Jim" Merwin, Clear Lake, Ralph Merwin and his wife, Helen, Franklin, Tenn., Paul "Bud" Merwin and his wife, Tillie, McKenzie, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mabel on June 30, 1997; his parents; one sister, Elizabeth "Betty" Ebaugh; one brother, David Merwin; and one son-in-law, Edgar Randolph.