MAUDE MAY (WINTERS) VICKERS

B. December 18, 1890 in Selma, Van Buren County, IA
D. November 1970 (last residence Lake Villa, Lake County, IL)
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  • Father: Benjamin Winters born February 28, 1856 in Iowa, son of George W. Winters (1829-1903), and Mary Margaret (Haney) Winters (1835-1877); Benjamin died November 23, 1905; buried in Iowaville Cemetery, Selma, Van Buren County, IA; According to the Ottumwa Tri-Weekly Courier (Ottumwa IA) Thursday, November 30, 1905, page 4:

“Ben Winters residing one mile west of Leando, died Thursday morning and was buried at the Iowaville cemetery.”

  • Mother: Elmira (Snelling) Winters born May 10, 1858 in Missouri daughter of James Snelling and Mary (Marrow) Snelling; married (1) Ben Winters on August 31, 1878 in Scotland County, MO; married (2) Thornton P. McDaniel on February 27, 1924 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, IA son of Samuel McDaniel and Elmira (McGumery) McDanlie; Elmira died November 24, 1933 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, IA; buried in Purdom Cemetery, Keosauqua, Van Buren County, IA
  • Husband: Theodore Allen Vickers born July 27, 1882 in Bonaparte, Van Buren County, IA son of Charles Swallam (or Swallow) and Florence (Vickers) Scramlin; married Maude May Winters on November 30, 1907 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, IA; Theodroe died 1961 (See section pertaining to Theodore Allen Vickers buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. Verne Edgar Vickers born September 9, 1908 in Bonaparte, Van Buren County, IA; married Esther Mathilda Ahola (1910-1998) on May 31, 1927 in Crystal Falls, Iron County, MI; Verne died December 18, 1977; Verne and Esther had a cenotaph in Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, TX
    2. Emory Hall Vickers born July 28, 1910 in Bonaparte, Van Buren County, IA; married Lillian Joyce Murray (1913-1996) on October 31, 1931 in Spalding, Menominee County, MI, daughter of Aldage Murray and Rosanna (Labeau) Murray
    3. Wilbur Eugene Vickers born November 2, 1912 in Bonaparte, Van Buren County IA
    4. Florence Elmira (Vickers) Steger born February 12, 1915 in Bonaparte, Van Buren County, IA; married Jacob Steger on June 27, 1935 in Evanston, Cook County, IL; Florence died August 1991
    5. Theodore Allen Vickers, Jr. born April 20, 1917 in Iowa; married Ellen A. Salo (1917-1964) on September 27, 1937 in Cook County, IL, daughter of Evert Salo (1886-1954) and Mary (Jacobson) Salo (1894-1987); Theodore died October 16, 1955 in Elgin, Kane County, IL; Theodore and Ellen are buried in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Crystal Falls, Iron County, MI
    6. Dorothy Grace “Dottie” (Vickers) Lund born March 31, 1920 in Burlington, Des Moines County, IA; married (1) unknown Salvatore; married (2) Chester E. Wheeler on April 10, 1942 in Cook County, IL; married (3) Robert Arthur Lund (1917-1990) on August 14, 1944 in Norfolk, VA; last residence in Champaign, Champaign County, IL; Dorothy died January 17, 1995; Dorothy and Robert are buried in Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Vermilion County, IL
    7. Dolores Eva (Vickers) (Tindell) Haines born October 2, 1922 in Burlington, Des Moines County, IA; married (1) Kenneth L. Tindell (1919-1954) on July 5, 1940 in Cook County, IL (See section pertaining to Kenneth L. Tindell buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery); married (2) unknown Haines; last residence in Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, PA; Dorothy died November 15, 1992
    8. Paul Edsel Vickers born April 4, 1925 in Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, MI; last Social Security benefit Lake Villa, Lake County, IL; Paul died May 1984
    9. Jack Elwood Vickers born January 2, 1929 in Hermansville, Menominee County, MI; Navy veteran AM3 WW II (1946-1948 and 1950-1951); married Carolee A. Dohr (1933-2017) on November 8, 1952 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL, daughter of John Dohr and Helen (Schiffelbein) Dohr; Jack died October 13, 2002 in Bristol, Kenosha County, WI; Jack and Carolee are buried in Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove, Racine County, WI
    10. Jean Eloise (Vickers) (Miller) Jones born January 2, 1929 in Hermansville, Menominee County, MI; married (1) Robert Miller on September 25, 1944 in Port Huron, St. Clair County, MI; divorced October 7, 1950 in St. Clair County, MI; married (2) Merle Eugene Jones; divorced January 1962 in Flagler, FL; Jean died October 6, 1990
    11. Douglas Elton Vickers born January 3, 1931 in Michigan; Douglas died January 3, 1955 (See section pertaining to Douglas Elton Vickers buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    12. Joyce Elaine (Vickers) (Horner) Sloan born February 26, 1934 in Hermansville, Menominee County, MI; married (1) Norman Horner; married (2) Richard Sloan; Joyce died May 12, 2014 in Fox Lake, Lake County, IL; According to the Strang Funeral Home of Antioch obituary:

 “JOYCE ELAINE SLOAN – February 26, 1934 – May 12, 2014 – Joyce Elaine Sloan, 80 years old, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014 at Paradise Park, Fox Lake, Lake County, IL.  She was born February 26, 1934 in Hermansville, MI the daughter of the late Theodore and Maude (Winters) Vickers.  Joyce enjoyed crafting, especially sewing, crocheting, and pottery.  Survivors include her daughter, Noreen (John) Dahmen of Round Lake, IL and son-in-law, Jack Marsoobian of Gurnee, IL; grandchildren, Charlie, Amy (Billy) Jamie, Jacob, Christina (Bob), and Johnny; and great-grandchildren, Cody, Brittany, Frankie, Misty, Jordan, Emma, Jimmy, Bobby, Benjamin, Kenny, Jamie, Skylar, Destiny, Ethan, Dakota, Dustin, and Landon.  In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her first husband, Norman Horner, second husband, Richard Sloan, a daughter, Becky Marsoobian, and eleven siblings.  Memorial services will be held at 4PM Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the STRANG FUNERAL HOME OF ANTIOCH, 1055 Main St. (Rte. 83) Antioch, IL.  Memorial visitation will be from 2-4PM Saturday. INFO 847-395-4000. Please sign our online guest book for Joyce at www.strangfh.com.”

  • Siblings:
    • George Elmer Winters born October 1878 in Iowa; married Blanchie Barnett on December 22, 1900 in Van Buren County, IA; George died May 30, 1949 in Malvern, Mills County, IA; George and Blanche are buried in North Grove Cemetery, Hastings, Mills County, IA According to the Council Bluffs Nonpareil (Council Bluffs IA) Thursday, June 2, 1949, page 11:

 “G. E. WINTERS – MALVERN – Funeral services were in the Mansfield funeral home Thursday for George E. Winters, 72, who died at his home here Monday.  The Rev. Noble B. Blackman conducted the services and burial was in the North Grove cemetery.  Mr. Winters is survived by his widow, Blanche; two sons, Roy of Malvern and Paul of Emerson; four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Holman and Mrs. Gayle Marble, both of Seattle, Wash.; Mrs. Thelma Holman and Minneapolis (sic), Mrs. Ruth Haugpven of Richerall, Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. C. A. Cox of Cedar Rapids; and Mrs. T. A. Vickers of Round Lake, Ill,; three brothers, Frank and Dave Winters, both of Cantril, and Ben Winters of Jefferson, S. D.; 24 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.”;

According to the Malvern Leader (Malvern IA) Thursday, June 2, 1949, page 8:

 “George E. Winters was born Oct. 22, 1876 at Selma, Ia., the son of Ben and Lemar Winters.  He passed away Monday, May 31, at 12:50 p. m., at his home here at the age of 72 years and seven months.  Due to a heart condition he had been in failing health for the past four years.  He was united in marriage to Blanche Barnett on Dec. 25, 1899, at Keosauqua.  They moved to Minnesota from Emerson in 1917 and lived there in Maplewood township until three years ago when they moved to Malvern.  Eight children were born to this union.  Floyd and Joe preceded their father in death.  Mr. Winters is survived by his wife, Blanche; two sons, Roy of Malvern and Paul of Emerson; four daughters, Mrs. Hazel Holman and Mrs. Gayle Marble, both of Seattle, Wash., Mrs. Thelma Holmon of Minneapolis, Minn., Mrs. Ruth Haugven of Richerall, Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. C. A. Cox of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. R. A. Vickers of Round Lake, Ill.; three brothers, Frank and Ave, Cantril and Ben Wainters of Jefferson, S. D.; 24 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  His parents and one sister, Mrs. Art McIntosh, and two brothers James and Carl, preceded him in death.  Burial was in the North Grove cemetery.”

    • Carl Wesley Winters; born September 3, 1882 in Van Buren County, IA; married (1) and divorced Haidee Belle Seigle (1890-1936), she remarried Alva Houston Luttrell; married (2) Millie Louise Bolgaard (1882-1930) on January 23, 1928 in Elbow Lake, Grant County, MN; Carl died December, 1943; buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Cantril, Van Buren County, IA; According to the Des Moines Tribune (Des Moines IA) Saturday, December 18, 1943, page 9:

 “Iowa Deaths. CANTRIL – Carl Winters, 63 “

    • James Edward Winters born October 1883 in Iowa; married (1) Alice Almedia McIntosh (1878-1910) on October 31, 1903 daughter of Frank McIntosh and Sarah (Pate) McIntosh; married (2) Mae Emma Garrett (1894-1972) on August 8, 1912; James died December 2, 1941 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, IA; James and Alice are buried in Purdom Cemetery, Keosauqua, Van Buren Countyd, IA; According to the Van Buren County Genealogical Society Scrapbook A, page 312, Keosauqua Public Library; Keosauqua, IA:

 “James Edward Winters – James Edward Winters, son of Benjamin Elmira Winters was born Oct., 1883 and passed away at his home in Keosauqua, Ia., Dec. 2, 1941, at the age of 58 years, 1 month and 3 days.  He was united in marriage to Alice McIntosh, Oct. 31, 1908 (sic), who passed away March 24, 1910.  To this union were born three children, Cyrus and Craig of Keosauqua, Iowa and Sarah of Northwood, Iowa.  He was married to Mae E. Garrett, August 8, 1912.  To this union were born eight children, tow (sic) of which preceded him to death, Margaret and N. C. Elnora; surviving him are the following children, James, Howard and Lorraine at home; Mrs. Albert Nelson of Fairfield and Mrs. Willoughby Huffman of Davenport. He leaves to mourn his passing his beloved wife and family, also five brothers and two sisters. One sister preceded him in death.  He also leaves 10 grandchildren and a host of friends.  Interment was made in Purdom cemetery.”

    • Frank R. Winters born August 10, 1885 in Lick Creek Township, Van Buren County, IA; married Carrie L. Prall (1870-1956) on December 18, 1911 in Ottumwa, Wapello County, IA as her second husband, daughter of Robert Prall (1832-1908) and Eliza (Singleton) Prall (1831-1916); Carrie divorced her first husband, James Shipley; Frank died April 1969; Frank and Carrie are buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Cantril, Van Buren County, IA
    • David Douglas Winters born August 31, 1889 in Selma, Van Buren County, IA; married Hanna E. Garrett (1896-1956) in October 1913 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, IA daughter of N. C. Garrett (1875-1964) and Harriet (Burns) Garrett (1875-1947); David died August 13, 1970 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, IA; David and Hannah are buried in the Sunnyside Cemetery, Milton, Van Buren County, IA
    • Effie Belle (Winters) McIntosh born February 22, 1894 in Douds, Van Buren County, IA; married Archie Benton McIntosh (1889-1960) on April 30, 1911 in Selma County, IA son of William W. McIntosh and Dora Malinda (Smith) McIntosh; Effied died November 25, 1931 in Van Buren County, IA; Effie and Archie are buried in Center Chapel Cemetery, Vernon, Van Buren County, IA
    • Sadie L. (Winters) Cox born March 5, 1896 in Iowa; married Alonzo Chloe Cox (1894-1974) on December 5, 1912 in Memphis, Scotland County, MO; Sadie died December 1981; Sadie and Alonzo are buried in Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, IA
    • Benjamin Winters born August 12, 1900 in Keosauqua, Van Buren County, IA; married Mrs. Anna Constance (Ulven) Kelley (1901-1986) on January 23, 1924 in Onawa, Monona County, IA as her second husband, daughter of Even O. Ulven (1881-1983) and Amelia (Amunson) Ulven (1880-1963); Anna first husband was Lionel C. Kelley; Benjamin died March 27, 1980 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA; buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA; According to the Sioux City Journal (Sioux City IA) Saturday, March 29, 1980, page 10:

 “B. Winters – Ben Winters, Jr., 79, 1414 Casselman St. and a former Jesserson, S. D., resident, died Thursday at Matney Westside Manor of a long illness.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.  The Rev. Marvin Ketterling, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Elk Point, S. D, will officiate.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of the funeral home.  Mr. Winters was born Aug. 12, 1900 in Keosauqua, Iowa, in Van Buren County.  He lived for several years in Plymouth County, Iowa and moved to Union County, S.D. in March 1935.  He was a longtime resident of Jefferson, S.D.  He married the farmer Anna C. Kelley Jan. 3, 1924 at Onawa, Iowa.  Mr. Winters worked for Cudahy’s packing plant for several years and was employed by the Milwaukee Railroad for many years before his retirement in the late 1950s.  Survivors include the widow; one son, Gary of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa; seven daughters, Mrs. Clarence (Vivian) Anderson and Mrs. Donald (Nancy) Van Meter, both of Sioux City, Mrs. Lawrence (Opal) Brewer and Mrs. Harold (Bonnie) Bouck, both of Elk Point, S. D., Mrs. Chester (Maxine) Sherrard of Charlotte, Maine, Mrs. John (Delores) Martinez of Sudbury, Mass. And Mrs. David (Dorothy) Stewart of South Sioux City; one sister, Mrs. Sadie Cox of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; two step children, Clarise Kelley of Sioux City and Clayton Kelley, Eugene, Ore.; 25 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for Des Moines Township, Van Buren County, IA, the household members were: Benjamin Winters, head, born February 1857, age 43, married for 22 years, born in Iowa, parents born in Ohio, occupation: farmer; Elmira Winters, wife, born June 1859, age 40, married for 22 years, 8 children born, 8 children living, born in Iowa, parents born in Ohio; George E. Winters, son, born October 1878, age 21, single, born in Iowa, occupation: farm laborer; Carl W. Winters, son, born September 1881, age 18, single, born in Iowa, occupation: farm laborer; James E. Winters, son, born October 1883, age 16, single, born in Iowa, occupation: farm laborer; Frank Winters, son, born July 1885, age 14, single, born in Iowa, occupation: farm laborer; David D. Winters, son, born August 1888, age 11, single, born in Iowa; Maud M. Winters, daughter, born December 1890, age 9, single, born in Iowa; Effie B. Winters, daughter, born February 1893, age 7, single, born in Iowa; Sadie Winters, daughter, born March 1896, age 4, single, born in Iowa.

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Bonaparte Town, Bonaparte Township, Van Buren County, IA living on 2nd Street, the household members were: Theo A. Vickers, head, age 28, married once for 2 years, born in Iowa, father born in ‘unknown’, mother born in Iowa, occupation: paper hanger – general work; Maude May Vickers, wife, age 19, married once for 2 years, 1 child born, 1 child living, born in Iowa, father born in Illinois, mother born in Iowa; Verne Edgar Vickers, son, age 1 7/12, born in Iowa.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Burlington City, Burlington Township, Des Moines County, IA living at 509 South Gertrude Street, the household members were: Theodore A. Vickers, head, age 38, married, born in Iowa, parents born in Iowa, occupation: switchman – railroad; Maud Vickers, wife, age 29, married, born in Iowa, father born in Iowa, mother born in Missouri; Verne Vickers, son, age 11, single, born in Iowa; Emory Vickers, son, age 9, single, born in Iowa; Wilbur Vickers, son, age 7, single, born in Iowa; Florence Vickers, daughter, age 4 10/12, single, born in Iowa; Theodore Vickers, son, age 2 8/12, single, born in Iowa.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for unincorporated Hermansville, Meyer Township, Menominee County, MI the household members were: Theo A. Vickers, head, age 49, married at age 25, born in Iowa, parents born in Iowa, occupation: painter – house; Maude Vickers, wife, age 39, married at age 17, born in Iowa, parents born in Iowa; Emery Vickers, son, age 19, single, born in Iowa, occupation: laborer – flooring factory; Wilbur Vickers, son, age 17, single, born in Iowa, occupation: woodmans -lumbering; Florence Vicers, daughter, age 15, single, born in Iowa; Theodore Vickers, son, age 12, single, born in Iowa; Dorothy Vickers, daughter, age 10, single, born in Iowa; Deloris Vickers, daughter, age 7, single, born in Iowa; Paul Vickers, son, age 5, single, born in Iowa; Paul Vickers, son, age 5, single, born in Iowa; Jack Vickers, son, age 1, single, born in Iowa; Jean Vickers, daughter, age 1, single, born in Iowa

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Evanston City, Evanston Township, Cook County, IL living at 1417 Dodge Avenue, the household members were: Theodore Vickers, head, age 57, married, highest grade completed: H4, born in Iowa, resided in Hermansville, MI in 1935, occupation: painter – WPA building project; Maude Vickers, wife, age 49, married, highest grade completed: 6, born in Iowa, lived in Hermansville, MI in 1935; Dolores Vickers, daughter, age 17, single, highest grade completed: H3, born in Michigan, lived in Hermansville, MI in 1935; Paul Vickers, son, age 14, single, highest grade completed: H2, born in Michigan, lived in Hermansville, MI in 1935; Jack Vickers, twin son, age 11, single, highest grade completed: 5; born in Michigan; Jean Vickers, twin daughter, age 11, single, highest grade completed: 5, born in Michigan; Douglas Vickers, son, age 9, single, highest grade completed: 4, born in Michigan; Joyce Vickers, daughter, age 6, single, highest grade completed: 1, born in Michigan.

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