B. November 27, 1876 in Illinois
D. September 2, 1949 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: John Debboldt born November 25, 1836 in Pennsylvania; married Jenette Bruce on August 26, 1866 in Coles County, IL; John died May 29, 1922 in Danville, Vermilion County, IL; buried in Mound Cemetery, Charleston, Coles County, IL
  • Mother: Jennette (Bruce) Dippold (possibly Jennetta “Janet” Bruce (1842-1903) born May 30, 1842 in Ohio; Jennette died June 1, 1903; buried in Mound Cemetery, Charleston, Coles County, IL
  • Husband 1: Edward Henry Miller born July 1880 in Illinois, son of John Miller; married Maggie Debboldt on October 3, 1897 in Coles County, IL; Edward died in November 11, 1943; buried in Dodge Grove Cemetery, Mattoon, Coles County, IL
  • Husband 2: Tim Murphy McCarty born December 24, 1872 in Indianapolis, Marion County, IN, son of William McCarty and Anna (Burke) McCarty; married June 27, 1918 in Indianapolis, Marion County, IN

According to the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:

“Name: Tim Murphy McCarty; Permanent Home Address: 111 E Walnut, Inapls, Marion County, Ind; Age in Years: 45; Date of Birth: Dec 24 1872; White: Yes; Native Born: Yes; Present Occupation: Picture Painter; Employer’s Name: Inapls Union Ryler; Place of Employment: S. Ills st, Indianpolis, Marion County, Ind; Nearest Relative: Name: Margaret Murphy McCarty; Address: 111 E Walnut, Inapls, Ind; Height: Medium; Build: Medium; Color of Eyes: black; Color of Hair: black; Signed: Sept 12. 1918”

  • Children:
  1. Dorothy (Miller) Collins born July 1898 in Illinois; married (1) Walter C Collins on June 2 1920 in Hamilton County, OH; married (2) Charles Manzke
  2. John Edward Miller born December 12, 1900 in Illinois; Married Frieda M (1903-1987); John died March 15, 1967 in Hammond, Lake County, IN; John and Frieda are buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens, Schererville, Lake County, IN

According to the Times (Munster IN) Thursday, March 16, 1967, page 21:


   John E. Miller, 66, of 7421 Chestnut Ave., Hammond, died Wednesday in St. Margaret Hospital.
   A Hammond resident for 30 years, he was a member of McKinley Lodge, 712 F&AM, South Bend Consistory and a retired employe of the New York Central Railroad.
   Survivors include his wife, Frieda; two brothers, Eddie of Mattoon, Ill., and Jesse; two sisters, Mrs. Charles Manzke of Antioch, Ill, and Mrs. Jeanetta Timmons of Des Moines, Iowa.
   Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Clarence J. Huber Funeral Home, 722 165th St., Hammond, with the Rev. Lynn Smith officiating. Burial will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. McKinley Lodge will conduct memorial services at 8 p.m. today.
   Calling hours are from 7 to 10 p.m. today.”

3. Jeanetta Pearl (Miller) Timmons born January 17, 1903 in Illinois; married Fred Wallace Timmons (1890-1960) July 12, 1920 in Marion County, IN, son of Charles Wallace Timmons (?-1902) and Armintie “Minnie” (Gill) (Timmons) Christison) (1870-1962); Jeanetta died in June 26, 1984 in Iowa; buried in Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, IA; last residence in Ankeny, Polk County, IA

According to the News-Journal, June 9, 1960:

“Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, June 4, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home here for Fred Timmons, 70, son of Mrs. Minnie Christison of Campbellsville, and the late Charles Wallace Timmons, who died at the Community Hospital in Glasgow last Thursday night, June 2, after a long illness. He was born in Taylor County Jan. 27, 1890 and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church. Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jeannetta Timmons, Des Moines, Iowa; one son, William Timmons, Graves, Texas; one daughter, Mrs. Marguerite Nicholas, Indianapolis, Ind.; a half-brother, Walter Timmons, Louisville; and three grandchildren. Dr. J. Chester Badgett, pastor of the Campbellsville Baptist Church, conducted the services and burial was in Brookside Cemetery. Pallbearers were Aubrey Dix, Bob Richenburg, Jimmy Curry, Joe Mikel, Alva McKinley, and James Ira Callison.”

According to the Des Moines Register (Des Moines IA) Friday, June 29, 1984, page 27:

   Jeanetta Pearl Timmons, 81, of Sunnyview Care Center, 410 N.W. Ash Drive in Ankeny, died of cancer Tuesday at Iowa Lutheran Hospital. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today at Glendale Cemetery.
   Born in Illinois, Mrs. Timmons had lived in the Des Moines area for 14 years.
   Survivors include a daughter, Margarette Nichols of Indianapolis, Ind.
   Friends may call at Hamilton’s Funeral Home”

  • Siblings:
    • Franklin “Frank” Debboldt born January 4, 1865 in Charleston, Coles County, IL; married Nannie Renaker in 1897 in Coles County, IL and divorced before 1900; Franklin died November 28, 1922; buried in Mound Cemetery, Charleston, Coles County, IL
    • Katie Debboldt born about 1872 in Illinois
    • Mary (Debboldt) born January 5, 1880 in Arcol, Douglas County, IL; married Willis T. Olmstead (1878-1936) on December 22, 1901 in Charleston, Coles County, IL, son of John Olmstead and Amanda (Filson) Olmstead; Mary died in October 6, 1962 in Decatur, Macon County, IL; Mary and Willis are buried in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, IL

According to the Herald and Review (Decatur IL) Sunday, October 7, 1962, page 18:

Mrs. Willis T. Olmstead
   Requiem High Mass for Mrs. Mary C. Olmstead, 82, of 1342 N. Water St., will be sung at 9 a.m. Monday in St. James Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
   Friends may call at the J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home after 1 p.m. today where the rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today.
   Mrs. Olmstead died at 4:15 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary’s Hospital after a two-year illness.
   Mrs. Olmstead was born Jan. 5, 1880 in Arcola, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Debholdt (sic).
   She married Willis T. Olmstead Dec. 22, 1901 in Charleston. He preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 1936.
   She was a member of St. James Catholic Church.
   Surviving are four sons, Guy and Glenn of Decatur, and Lewis and Dewitt of Rockford; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   Requiem high mass will be sung at 9 a.m. Monday in St. James Catholic Church.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1880 U.S. Census for Charleston, Coles County, IL, the household members were:

“John Debboldt, age 44, married, Occupation: Laborer, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania; Jennett Debboldt, age 38, wife, widowed, born in Ohio, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Ohio; Franklin Debboldt, age 13, son, born in Illinois; Katie Debboldt, age 8, daughter, born in Illinois; Maggie Debboldt, age 5, daughter, born in Illinois; Mary Debboldt, age 5/12, daughter, born in Illinois”

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for Martinsville Village, Martinsville Township, Clark County, IL living on Main Street, the household members were:

“Edward H. Miller, head, born July 1880, age 19, married for 2 years, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Germany, Occupation: day laborer; Margaret Miller, wife, born November 1874, age 25, married for 2 years, 1 child born, 1 child living, born in Illinois, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Illinois; Dorothy Miller, daughter, born July 1898, age 1, single, born in Illinois”

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Monticello City, Monticello Township, Piatt County, IL living at 210 Market Street, the household members were:

“Ed Miller, head, age 29, married once for 12 years, born in Illinois, father born in Illinois, mother born in Germany, Occupation: Proprietor – Poultry House; Maggie Miller, wife, age 35, married once for 12 years, 3 children born, 3 children living, born in Illinois, father born in Pennsylvania, mother born in Illinois; Dorothy Miller, daughter, age 11, single, born in Illinois; John Miller, son, age 9, single, born in Illinois; Nita Miller, daughter, age 7, single, born in Illinois”

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Surname: McCARTY; Name: Margaret; Birth Date/Place: 27 Nov 1876; Death Date/Place: 02 Sep 1949 Waukegan; Cause of Death: Peritonitis; Widowed; Occupation: Housewife; Minister – Funeral Home: Rev. LIDDICOAT, Chapel; Burial Place – Next of Kin: Fort Hill, John DIPPOLD (GER)-Father Jeanette BREECE (Charleston, IL)-Mother”