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.
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
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)
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
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
Note for: Margaret Phoebe Macht, 8 APR 1916 - 2 FEB 1992 Index
Margaret, in later years, lived with John Macht and operated a child
out of their home place.
BROWN MARGARET PHOEBE 04/08/1916 VANHOOSAN MACHT F CALIFORNIA
MADERA 02/02/1992 541-28-3407 75 yrs
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
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
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.