Jane Ketchum1

TMG ID:9021
Relationship:
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Elsie Dora Lewis

Vital Statistics

Alias(es)

  • Her married name was Mrs. Bollinger (née Ketchum).2

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
MarriageJane and (?) Bollinger were married.2

Citations

  1. [S61] Interview, Lewis, ca 1987.
  2. [S186] Unknown author, DAR Lineage Books.
Last Edited=11 Jul 2019

John Harvey Coburn

TMG ID:9022, (18 Jul 1897 - 25 Jan 1991)

Vital Statistics

Alias(es)

  • John Harvey Coburn was also known as, John Harvey Coburn, John W.1

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
1927MarriageJohn, age 29 years, and Eva Pearl Noble, age 27 years, daughter of: (?) Noble and Mirtia (?), were married in 1927.3

Known Address(es)

Address(es)
On 11 Apr 1930, John and Eva lived at Washington Twp., Sonoma County, California.3
     
On 1 Apr 1935, John and Eva lived at Prince of Wales, AlaskaB,
     Also living at this place: Mirtia (?)1
On 6 Apr 1940, John and Eva lived at 387 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.
     Also at this address: Mirtia (?)1

Census Records

CensusDate/Location/CommentOthers Same Household
Census-193011 Apr 1930, Washington Twp., Sonoma County, CaliforniaBEva Pearl Noble3
Census-19406 Apr 1940, 387 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CaliforniaBEva Pearl Noble and Mirtia (?)1

Occupation(s)

DateLocationOccupation/Industry
circa Apr 1930Washington Twp., Sonoma County, CaliforniaBfarmer fruit farm3
circa Apr 1940Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CaliforniaBlaborer farm1

Citations

  1. [S1004] 1 Apr 1940 Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y7ojnd8p
  2. [S826] Find A Grave, online http://tinyurl.com/5xkq9
  3. [S633] 1 Apr 1930, Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y73u3s4c
Last Edited=6 Aug 2018

Eva Pearl Noble

TMG ID:9023, (11 Sep 1899 - 14 Nov 1955)

Vital Statistics

Alias(es)

  • As of 1927, her married name was Mrs. Coburn (née Noble).3

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
1927MarriageEva, age 27 years, and John Harvey Coburn, age 29 years were married in 1927.3

Known Address(es)

Address(es)
On 11 Apr 1930, Eva and John lived at Washington Twp., Sonoma County, California.3
     
On 1 Apr 1935, Eva and John lived at Prince of Wales, AlaskaB,
     Also living at this place: Mirtia (?)1
On 6 Apr 1940, Eva and John lived at 387 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.
     Also at this address: Mirtia (?)1

Census Records

CensusDate/Location/CommentOthers Same Household
Census-193011 Apr 1930, Washington Twp., Sonoma County, CaliforniaBJohn Harvey Coburn3
Census-19406 Apr 1940, 387 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CaliforniaBJohn Harvey Coburn and Mirtia (?)1

Citations

  1. [S1004] 1 Apr 1940 Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y7ojnd8p
  2. [S826] Find A Grave, online http://tinyurl.com/5xkq9
  3. [S633] 1 Apr 1930, Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y73u3s4c
Last Edited=6 Aug 2018

Pio Santos

TMG ID:9025

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
MarriagePio and Zannette Velma (?) were married.
Last Edited=1 Feb 2013

Zannette Velma (?)1

TMG ID:9026, (24 Nov 1919 - 1 Jun 2011)

Vital Statistics

  • Born on Monday, 24 Nov 1919.1
  • Died on Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 at age 91 years, 6 months and 8 days.1

Alias(es)

  • Her married name was Mrs. Santos.

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
MarriageZannette and Pio Santos were married.

Citations

  1. [S595] Interview, Wagner, 20 Aug 2005.
Last Edited=3 Aug 2018

Kenneth Lee Hillard1

TMG ID:9027, (19 Jan 1953 - 16 Feb 1999)

Vital Statistics

Alias(es)

  • His nickname was "Ken"4

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
10 Nov 1979MarriageKenneth, age 26 years, 9 months and 22 days, and Gloria Jean Wagner, age 21 years, 6 months and 11 days, daughter of: Donald Ray Wagner, were married on Saturday, 10 Nov 1979 at Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CaliforniaB.5
30 Oct 1985DivorceAs of 30 Oct 1985,Kenneth Lee and Gloria Jean were divorced.1

Biography

Item(s)
On Sunday, 21 Feb 1999,an Obituary appeared for Kenneth in The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, California. View the obituary here:
Ken Hillard

Former Mendocino County District Attorney Susan Massini still remembers clearly how impressed she was the first time she met Ken Hillard, a man who eventually would become her chief inspector.

It was almost nine years ago and Hillard, then a sheriff's deputy who had never flashed on her radar before, was interviewing with Massini and her assistant for an investigator's job in the D.A.'s Office.

''After he left, we both looked at each other and we both said, ''Wow,'' Massini recalled Saturday. ''This was a guy who just shown.''

When Hillard, a Willits resident, was struck a year ago with pancreatic cancer, a particularly virulent disease, he focused those powers on surviving, despite the odds.

His battle ended last week, after a week-long stay in Monterey with his wife, Sharen. He was 46.

Hillard's mother, Elma Hillard of Forestville, said his family still was ''not ready to let go,'' but said she'll be forever grateful for the kindness of his friends and colleagues, who rallied around him during his struggle.

Hundreds turned out for a fund-raiser held earlier this winter, for which stores in Willits and Ukiah had donated gifts, she said. ''We just can't thank people enough for being so good to us.''

Born in Lynwood, Hillard had long roots in Sonoma County, where his great-grandfather arrived in 1905 and established an apple orchard outside Sebastopol.

Hillard and his parents moved north in 1959. He attended El Molino High and Santa Rosa Junior College, as well as Mendocino College later, his mother said.

Hillard worked as a sheriff's deputy on the Mendocino Coast before winning appointment as an investigator with the District Attorney's Office. He was the first ever to become a chief inspector with the office in 1997.

Massini said her friend was known for his ethics, strong morals and his love for his family. During his first marriage, he had a son, Christopher, now 17 and a senior at his dad's alma mater.

Besides his wife and son, Hillard is survived by his parents, Don and Elma Hillard; sister, Carol Watson of Glen Ellen; brother, Steve Hillard of Santa Rosa; and stepdaughter, Abby Gruenebaum of Ukiah.

A funeral service will be held this afternoon at 3 p.m. at the Anker Lucier Mortuary in Willits.

Donations in his memory may be given in lieu of flowers to the Christopher Scholarship Fund, WestAmerica Bank, Acct. #2405921400, 2498 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa 95404.

The Press Democrat, (Santa Rosa, CA) - Sunday, 21 Feb 19994

Citations

  1. [S595] Interview, Wagner, 20 Aug 2005.
  2. [S263] FamilySearch, online FamilySearch.org, California Birth Index, 1905-1995.
  3. [S85] Social Security Death Index, Master File, SSDI, Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S3984] Press Democrat, 21 Feb 1999.
  5. [S703] CA Marriage Index, online https://tinyurl.com/y7jcrhxt, State File number: 150842.
Last Edited=8 Jul 2019

Donald Rae Hillard

TMG ID:9029

Alias(es)

  • His nickname was "Don"1

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
MarriageDonald and Elma Carol Kastner were married.

Child of: Donald Rae Hillard and Elma Carol Kastner

Citations

  1. [S3984] Press Democrat, 21 Feb 1999.
  2. [S595] Interview, Wagner, 20 Aug 2005.
Last Edited=30 Jul 2018

Elma Carol Kastner

TMG ID:9030

Alias(es)

  • Her married name was Mrs. Hillard (née Kastner).

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
MarriageElma and Donald Rae Hillard were married.

Child of: Elma Carol Kastner and Donald Rae Hillard

Citations

  1. [S595] Interview, Wagner, 20 Aug 2005.
Last Edited=1 Feb 2013

Johnnie Robinson

TMG ID:9031

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
MarriageJohnnie and Mabel (?) were married.
Last Edited=1 Feb 2013

Mabel (?)

TMG ID:9032

Alias(es)

  • Her married name was Mrs. Robinson.

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
MarriageMabel and Johnnie Robinson were married.
Last Edited=1 Feb 2013

Dale Rutledge

TMG ID:9036, (5 Sep 1920 - 14 Jun 2013)

Vital Statistics

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
Feb 1946Marriage LicenseHe and Mary Lucile Wagner obtained a marriage license in Feb 1946 at Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB.4
2 Mar 1946MarriageDale, age 25 years, 5 months and 25 days, and Mary Lucile Wagner, age 24 years, 1 month and 4 days, daughter of: Stacey Elmer Wagner and Estella Marie Young, were married on Saturday, 2 Mar 1946 at Tumwater Mission Church, Tumwater, Thurston County, WashingtonB. By the Reverend George Borg.5,6

Child of: Dale Rutledge and Mary Lucile Wagner

Biography

Item(s)
Dale (17 years and 8 months), graduated from Rochester High School, Rochester, Thurston County, WashingtonB, in Jun 1938 and was awarded a high school diploma.5
On 8 Jan 1967, Dale Rutledge was mentioned in the obituary of Maxwell Albert Rutledge in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Reginald Miles Rutledge, Thomas Albert Rutledge, Olive Wilson Briggs, Thomas Elliot Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.7
On 9 Jan 1967, Dale Rutledge was mentioned in the obituary of Maxwell Albert Rutledge in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Thomas Albert Rutledge, Olive Wilson Briggs, Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Reginald Miles Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.8
In Dec 1972,Dale Rutledge Dale RutledgeWagner Family Christmas Party.9
On 9 May 1977, Dale Rutledge was mentioned in the obituary of Olive Wilson Briggs in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Reginald Miles Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.10
On Saturday, 22 Aug 1981,Dale Rutledge Dale RutledgeWagner Family Reunion.11
Circa 1982,Dale Rutledge Dale Rutledge (an unknown value.)11
In Oct 2009,Dale Rutledge Dale Rutledge90th Birthday Celebration for John.9
On 3 Dec 2009, Dale Rutledge was mentioned in the obituary of John Phillip Wagner in The Daily Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Elsie Dora Lewis, Robert Keith Wagner, Randy Allan Sapp and Mary Lucile Wagner.12
Dale suffered from suffered a major stroke. He was hospitalized for 2 weeks and then released to a skilled nursing facility for another 2 weeks before finally being released to a care facility., on 7 Oct 2012 at Littlerock, Thurston County, WashingtonB.
On Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013,an Obituary appeared for Dale in The Olympian, Olympia, Washington. View the obituary here:
Dale Rutledge

Dale Rutledge, beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, cousin to many, and friend to many more, left this world on June 14th, 2013, to start eternity with his Savior, and with the many friends and relatives who preceded him. One of five children, Dale was born in Olympia, WA, on September 5th, 1920, to Albert and Ollie Rutledge, going home to the family dairy farm in Littlerock, WA, a couple of days later. While growing up through the depression and war years, he discovered he loved to work the land, and that he had a natural ability to convince plants to grow. Combinations of circumstances and personal decisions would ultimately result in him remaining on that farm his entire 92 plus years. He was enrolled in the Littlerock grade school in 1927, and in due course moved on to attend high school in Rochester. While in high school he was active in its music program, demonstrating a natural ability to sing and play the piano. After graduating in 1938 he maintained contact with many of his fellow graduates, regularly attending yearly reunions until time and a dwindling alumni participation finally made such meetings impractical. On March 2nd, 1946 he married Mary Wagner, a young lady he had met earlier through their mutual association with the Grange organization, purchased some land abutting the family dairy, built a house, and settled down to raise a family of three boys and three girls. As their life progressed, he expanded the farm's operation by adding turkeys and chickens, and finally in the 1960's converted the whole operation to beef, its current configuration. Mary preceded him in death in 1983, and for the next 30 years he kept her memory close until they were finally joined once again. She was the one constant in his life and repeatedly stated she was the best part of his life. As caretaker and owner of the 1860 homestead farm, and as a descendant of one of the original families in the Littlerock area, he eagerly accepted the burden of continuing local and family traditions, and maintained a life-long passion with family history. His marked ability to remember dates, occurrences, relationships and anecdotes firmly established him as not only the family historian, but also the go-to guy if anyone needed information about local historical events or past residents. He was active in the Grange for many years, maintaining membership for more than 65 years, serving as a local officer, and working within the association as an advocate for other farmers and ranchers. He also took advantage of the organization's social life to square dance, play the piano and participate in many smorgasbords and get-togethers. Serving as a representative of local farmers and ranchers on the Thurston County ASC Committee for several years, he worked to improve agricultural methods, as well as coordinate related efforts with governmental agencies. He was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Chehalis, WA, for more than 15 years, during many of which he was the church pianist, stepping down only when age diminished his ability to play at the level he felt was needed. He often said playing the piano at church was his greatest joy. Dale is survived by three sons, Tom (Wendy), Tim and Phil (Tammie) Rutledge; three daughters, Nancy (Ron) Fowler, Nora (Don) Bergstrom and Beth (Cody) Miller; a sister, Louise Jensen; a niece, Olive (Rex) Jordan; eleven grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren, as well as numerous 'in-law' nieces and nephews. He will be remembered as a Christian gentleman who cherished his family, loved his music, valued his faith, cared for his land, and held a deep pride in his heritage. Funeral services will be at Mills and Mills in Tumwater on Friday, June 21st, at 10 AM. Interment will follow at the family plot in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Tumwater at 11:30. Those wishing to leave remembrances are encouraged to do so with a contribution to the missionary fund at Faith Baptist Church on Coal Creek Rd. in Chehalis (fbc-wa.org).

The Olympian, 19 Jun 201313

Known Address(es)

Address(es)
On 1 Apr 1935, they was living with Thomas Albert and Olive Wilson at Black River Road, Little Rock Precinct, Thurston County, WashingtonB, Also living at this place: Louise Rutledge.14
On 12 Apr 1940, he lived with Thomas Albert Rutledge and Olive at Black River Road, Little Rock Precinct, Thurston County, Washington.
     Also at this address: Louise Rutledge.14

Census Records

CensusDate/Location/CommentOthers Same Household
Census-194012 Apr 1940, Black River Road, Little Rock Precinct, Thurston County, WashingtonB, the census taker was Olive B. Rutledge.Thomas Albert Rutledge, Olive Wilson Briggs and Louise Rutledge14

Miscellaneous Information:

Will2 Jul 2013Superior Court, Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB, Last Will and Testament of Dale Rutledge15

Witnessed Events & Occasions

EventDateDetails
Marriage14 Feb 1943He attended the marriage of Richard Cecil and Louise on Sunday, 14 Feb 1943 at Little Rock, Thurston County, WashingtonB.16
Burial1 Oct 1983He was present at the burial of Mary Lucile Wagner on 1 Oct 1983 at Tumwater, Thurston County, WashingtonB, Other mourners included: John Phillip Wagner, Robert Keith Wagner, Elsie Dora Lewis and Nancy Anne Rutledge.11
Gold Anniv6 Jun 1993He celebrated the golden anniversary of John Phillip Wagner and Elsie Dora Lewis on 6 Jun 1993 at Tumwater First Baptist Church, 405 X Street Southeast, Tumwater, Thurston County, WashingtonB.9,17

Citations

  1. [S634] Interview, Rutledge, July 2006.
  2. [S380] Interview, Wagner, 7 Aug 2003.
  3. [S1902] Interview, Rutledge, 26 Nov 2007.
  4. [S2735] Morning Olympian, 5 Mar 1946, Page Five.
  5. [S1347] The Olympian, 19 Jun 2013.
  6. [S2403] Morning Olympian, 10 Mar 1946, Page Seven.
  7. [S3572] Morning Olympian, 8 Jan 1967, Page Six.
  8. [S3574] Morning Olympian, 9 Jan 1967, Page Three.
  9. [S4] Original research and personal knowledge of Terrance Wagner (8648), 09 Jun 2011 - Various.
  10. [S3578] Morning Olympian, 9 May 1977, Page Six.
  11. [S220] Interview, Lewis, 2002 - 2018.
  12. [S1066] Olympian, December 3, 2009.
  13. [S1347] The Olympian, 19 Jun 2013, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theolympian/obituary.aspx
  14. [S1004] 1 Apr 1940 Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y7ojnd8p
  15. [S2693] WA Courts, online http://tinyurl.com/7r3xahz
  16. [S263] FamilySearch, online FamilySearch.org, Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008.
  17. [S1001] Wagner - Lewis Wedding Book, 6 Jun 1943, unknown repository.
Last Edited=24 Nov 2019

Mary Lucile Wagner

TMG ID:9037, (26 Jan 1922 - 28 Sep 1983)
Relationship:
Sister of John Phillip Wagner

Vital Statistics

Alias(es)

  • As of 2 Mar 1946, her married name was Mrs. Rutledge (née Wagner).4

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
Feb 1946Marriage LicenseShe and Dale Rutledge obtained a marriage license in Feb 1946 at Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB.5
2 Mar 1946MarriageMary, age 24 years, 1 month and 4 days, and Dale Rutledge, age 25 years, 5 months and 25 days, son of: Thomas Albert Rutledge and Olive Wilson Briggs, were married on Saturday, 2 Mar 1946 at Tumwater Mission Church, Tumwater, Thurston County, WashingtonB. By the Reverend George Borg.6,4

Child of: Mary Lucile Wagner and Dale Rutledge

Biography

Item(s)
Mary (17 years, 5 months and 4 days), graduated from Olympia Secretarial School, Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB, on 30 Jun 1939 and was awarded a Stenographic Diploma.7
Circa Sep 1941,Mary Lucile Wagner Mary Lucile WagnerJohn and Elsie met on a school bus. John's father, Stacy, was the school bus driver. John was attending Business School in downtown Olympia with his sister, Mary. John and Mary would walk to the Olympia High School after classes and ride the bus home with their Father. Elsie rode the same bus to her home.3
On 25 Feb 1953, Mary Lucile Wagner was mentioned in the obituary of Estella Marie Young in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Stacey Elmer Wagner, Elmer Stacey Wagner, Ernest Howard Wagner, William Henry Wagner, John Phillip Wagner, Charles Wesley Wagner, Homer Clayton Young, Elmer Stacy Wagner Jr., James Lewis Wagner, Donald Ray Wagner, Ronald Stephen Wagner, Nancy Anne Rutledge and Margaret Arlene Wagner.8
On 5 Dec 1957, Mary Lucile Wagner was mentioned in the obituary of Stacey Elmer Wagner in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Elmer Stacey Wagner, Ernest Howard Wagner, William Henry Wagner, John Phillip Wagner, Charles Wesley Wagner, Edward Earl Wagner, Hershall Joseph Wagner, Nora Maud Wagner, Florence Willmetta Wagner, Elmer Stacy Wagner Jr., James Lewis Wagner, Denice Marie Wagner, Donald Ray Wagner, Ronald Stephen Wagner, Robert Keith Wagner, Nancy Anne Rutledge and Margaret Arlene Wagner.9
On 6 Dec 1957, Mary Lucile Wagner was mentioned in the obituary of Stacey Elmer Wagner in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Elmer Stacey Wagner, Ernest Howard Wagner, William Henry Wagner, John Phillip Wagner, Charles Wesley Wagner, Edward Earl Wagner, Hershall Joseph Wagner, Nora Maud Wagner, Florence Willmetta Wagner, Elmer Stacy Wagner Jr., James Lewis Wagner, Denice Marie Wagner, Donald Ray Wagner, Ronald Stephen Wagner, Robert Keith Wagner, Nancy Anne Rutledge and Margaret Arlene Wagner.9
In Dec 1972,Mary Lucile Wagner Mary Lucile WagnerWagner Family Christmas Party.10
On Saturday, 22 Aug 1981,Mary Lucile Wagner Mary Lucile WagnerWagner Family Reunion.3
circa 1982 at Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB.3
circa 1982 at Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB.3
On 3 Dec 2009, Mary Lucile Wagner was mentioned in the obituary of John Phillip Wagner in The Daily Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Elsie Dora Lewis, Robert Keith Wagner, Randy Allan Sapp and Dale Rutledge.11

Known Address(es)

Address(es)
She moved with Stacey Elmer and Estella Marie from Des Moines, Iowa in 1923 to MissouriB Others who accompanied them: Elmer Stacey Wagner, Ernest Howard Wagner, William Henry Wagner and John Phillip Wagner.9
She moved with Stacey Elmer and Estella Marie from from Clatskanie, OR in 1929 to Tumwater, Thurston County, WashingtonB, Others who accompanied them: William Henry Wagner, John Phillip Wagner and Charles Wesley Wagner.12
In 1930, they was living with Stacey Elmer and Estella Marie at 414 X Street SW, Tumwater, Thurston County, WashingtonB, Also living at this place: William Henry Wagner, John Phillip Wagner and Charles Wesley Wagner.13
On 15 Apr 1930, she lived with Stacey Elmer Wagner and Estella at Black Lake Road, South Union, Thurston County, Washington.
     Also at this address: William Henry Wagner, John Phillip Wagner and Charles Wesley Wagner.14
On 1 Apr 1935, they was living with Stacey Elmer and Estella Marie at West of Pacific Highway, Bush Election Precinct, Thurston County, WashingtonB, Also living at this place: John Phillip Wagner and Charles Wesley Wagner.15
On 30 Apr 1940, she lived with Stacey Elmer Wagner and Estella at West of Pacific Highway, Bush Election Precinct, Thurston County, Washington.
     Also at this address: John Phillip Wagner and Charles Wesley Wagner.15

Census Records

CensusDate/Location/CommentOthers Same Household
Census-193015 Apr 1930, Black Lake Road, South Union, Thurston County, WashingtonBStacey Elmer Wagner, Estella Marie Young, William Henry Wagner, John Phillip Wagner and Charles Wesley Wagner14
Census-194030 Apr 1940, West of Pacific Highway, Bush Election Precinct, Thurston County, WashingtonBStacey Elmer Wagner, Estella Marie Young, John Phillip Wagner and Charles Wesley Wagner15

Occupation(s)

DateLocationOccupation/Industry
circa Apr 1940Thurston County, WashingtonBstenography NYA (National Youth Administration) state library. 1939 Income: $25. for 2 weeks15

Witnessed Events & Occasions

EventDateDetails
Marriage1 Oct 1942She attended the marriage of William Henry and Rosemary Dorothy on Thursday, 1 Oct 1942 at Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB.16,17
Marriage6 Jun 1943She attended the marriage of John Phillip and Elsie Dora on Sunday, 6 Jun 1943 at the approximate present-day location, 631 Israel Road Southwest, Tumwater, Thurston County, WashingtonB.3

Citations

  1. [S85] Social Security Death Index, Master File, SSDI, Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S252] Interview, John Philip Wagner (6443), 2002.
  3. [S220] Interview, Lewis, 2002 - 2018.
  4. [S2403] Morning Olympian, 10 Mar 1946, Page Seven.
  5. [S2735] Morning Olympian, 5 Mar 1946, Page Five.
  6. [S1347] The Olympian, 19 Jun 2013.
  7. [S2730] Morning Olympian, 29 Jun 1939, Page Three.
  8. [S3662] Morning Olympian, 25 Feb 1953, Page Twelve.
  9. [S3709] Morning Olympian, 5 Dec 1957 & 6 Dec 1957, Ten and Two.
  10. [S4] Original research and personal knowledge of Terrance Wagner (8648), 09 Jun 2011 - Various.
  11. [S1066] Olympian, December 3, 2009.
  12. [S2382] Morning Olympian, 21 Oct 1948, Page Seven.
  13. [S561] Internet - Thurston Cty, WA, online http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/auditor/
  14. [S633] 1 Apr 1930, Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y73u3s4c
  15. [S1004] 1 Apr 1940 Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y7ojnd8p
  16. [S3780] Morning Olympian, 2 Oct 1942, Page Five.
  17. [S3990] "Diary of Elsie Lewis Wagner,."
Last Edited=1 Jul 2019

Thomas Albert Rutledge

TMG ID:9038, (6 Jun 1883 - 26 Jun 1974)

Vital Statistics

Alias(es)

  • His nickname was "Albert"3

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
4 Feb 1905MarriageThomas, age 21 years, 7 months and 29 days, and Olive Wilson Briggs, age 19 years, 8 months and 18 days, daughter of: James Arnold Briggs and Marcia Tufts, were married on Saturday, 4 Feb 1905 at Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB.

Children of: Thomas Albert Rutledge and Olive Wilson Briggs

Biography

Item(s)
On 8 Jan 1967, Thomas Albert Rutledge was mentioned in the obituary of Maxwell Albert Rutledge in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Reginald Miles Rutledge, Olive Wilson Briggs, Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.4
On 9 Jan 1967, Thomas Albert Rutledge was mentioned in the obituary of Maxwell Albert Rutledge in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Olive Wilson Briggs, Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Reginald Miles Rutledge, Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.5
On Friday, 28 Jun 1974,an Obituary appeared for Thomas in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington. View the obituary here:
Thomas Albert Rutledge2

Known Address(es)

Address(es)
On 6 Jan 1920, Thomas and Olive lived at Little Rock, Thurston County, Washington.
     Also at this address: Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Maxwell Albert Rutledge and Reginald Miles Rutledge.6
On 1 Apr 1935, Thomas and Olive lived at Black River Road, Little Rock Precinct, Thurston County, WashingtonB,
     Also living at this place: Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.7
On 12 Apr 1940, Thomas and Olive lived at Black River Road, Little Rock Precinct, Thurston County, Washington.
     Also at this address: Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.7
Circa Jun 1974, Thomas lived at Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB, Last known address.1
     

Census Records

CensusDate/Location/CommentOthers Same Household
Census-19206 Jan 1920, Little Rock, Thurston County, WashingtonB, The enumerator for the Little Rock was Olive RutledgeOlive Wilson Briggs, Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Maxwell Albert Rutledge and Reginald Miles Rutledge6
Census-194012 Apr 1940, Black River Road, Little Rock Precinct, Thurston County, WashingtonB, the census taker was Olive B. Rutledge.Olive Wilson Briggs, Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge7

Occupation(s)

DateLocationOccupation/Industry
circa Apr 1940Thurston County, WashingtonBfarmer general farm7

Citations

  1. [S85] Social Security Death Index, Master File, SSDI, Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S3577] Morning Olympian, 28 Jun 1974, Page Twelve.
  3. [S634] Interview, Rutledge, July 2006.
  4. [S3572] Morning Olympian, 8 Jan 1967, Page Six.
  5. [S3574] Morning Olympian, 9 Jan 1967, Page Three.
  6. [S244] 1 Jan 1920, Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/ya4dwjbu
  7. [S1004] 1 Apr 1940 Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y7ojnd8p
Last Edited=8 Jul 2019

Olive Wilson Briggs

TMG ID:9039, (17 May 1885 - 5 May 1977)

Vital Statistics

Alias(es)

  • Her nickname was "Ollie"3
  • As of 4 Feb 1905, her married name was Mrs. Rutledge (née Briggs).

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
4 Feb 1905MarriageOlive, age 19 years, 8 months and 18 days, and Thomas Albert Rutledge, age 21 years, 7 months and 29 days, son of: Thomas Elliot Rutledge and Nancy Luella Miles, were married on Saturday, 4 Feb 1905 at Olympia, Thurston County, WashingtonB.

Children of: Olive Wilson Briggs and Thomas Albert Rutledge

Biography

Item(s)
On 8 Jan 1967, Olive Wilson Briggs was mentioned in the obituary of Maxwell Albert Rutledge in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Reginald Miles Rutledge, Thomas Albert Rutledge, Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.4
On 9 Jan 1967, Olive Wilson Briggs was mentioned in the obituary of Maxwell Albert Rutledge in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington Others mentioned: Thomas Albert Rutledge, Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Reginald Miles Rutledge, Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.5
On Monday, 9 May 1977,an Obituary appeared for Olive in The Morning Olympian, Olympia, Washington.
     Others mentioned: Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Reginald Miles Rutledge, Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge. View the obituary here:
Obituaries - Olive B. Rutledge2

Known Address(es)

Address(es)
On 6 Jan 1920, Olive and Thomas lived at Little Rock, Thurston County, Washington.
     Also at this address: Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Maxwell Albert Rutledge and Reginald Miles Rutledge.6
On 1 Apr 1935, Olive and Thomas lived at Black River Road, Little Rock Precinct, Thurston County, WashingtonB,
     Also living at this place: Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.7
On 12 Apr 1940, Olive and Thomas lived at Black River Road, Little Rock Precinct, Thurston County, Washington.
     Also at this address: Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge.7
Circa May 1977, Olive lived at Tumwater, Thurston County, WashingtonB, Last known address.1
     

Census Records

CensusDate/Location/CommentOthers Same Household
Census-19206 Jan 1920, Little Rock, Thurston County, WashingtonB, The enumerator for the Little Rock was Olive RutledgeThomas Albert Rutledge, Thomas Elliot Rutledge, Maxwell Albert Rutledge and Reginald Miles Rutledge6
Census-194012 Apr 1940, Black River Road, Little Rock Precinct, Thurston County, WashingtonB, the census taker was Olive B. Rutledge.Thomas Albert Rutledge, Dale Rutledge and Louise Rutledge7

Citations

  1. [S85] Social Security Death Index, Master File, SSDI, Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S3578] Morning Olympian, 9 May 1977, Page Six.
  3. [S1347] The Olympian, 19 Jun 2013.
  4. [S3572] Morning Olympian, 8 Jan 1967, Page Six.
  5. [S3574] Morning Olympian, 9 Jan 1967, Page Three.
  6. [S244] 1 Jan 1920, Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/ya4dwjbu
  7. [S1004] 1 Apr 1940 Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y7ojnd8p
Last Edited=30 May 2018

Thomas Elliot Rutledge

TMG ID:9040, (6 Mar 1831 - 27 Sep 1909)
Thomas Elliott Rutledge was born near Zanesville, Ohio on March 6, 1831. In 1852 he came to Bush Prairie with his parents. In 1854, he took a 160-acre claim in the Black River valley where he built a log cabin. He started clearing land, using oxen to do the logging. The task was interrupted by the Indian wars. He had worked with his neighbors in building a road from Little Rock to Bush Prairie and upon its completion drove the first wagon over it. The present road closely follows that pioneer one.
In 1861 Mr. Rutledge built a home on the prairie about three-quarters of a mile south of the village of Littlerock (NE/SE/NW Section 11, T16N, R3W). He moved a large stone to the front of the house which was so conspicuous that neighbors referred to it as “The Rock” The neighborhood itself had been known as Black River but when the post office was to be established that name could not be used for there was one of the same name in King County. So Little Rock was decided upon, for “The Rock” was not acceptable either. The post office was placed in the Rutledge home. The house is still standing used as a residence of a latter-day member of the family of Rutledges. The old post office cabinet is still in the home. William Moore Rutledge, a brother of Thomas was Olympia’s third postmaster.
[When the post office was established at the Rutledge home in 1879, a man by the name of Glenn from Montesano area carried the mail horseback making the delivery to the house once a week. From July 1, 1890 to June 30, 1891, Leonard Rutledge carried the mail between the house and Olympia, making the trip three times weekly, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, allowing four hours each way to make the trips. He was paid $312.00 per year under that contract.]
Mr. Eshom moved the post office to his home at the present site of Littlerock. This house was also standing in 1960. [House has since been razed.] Charles H. Young and Asher Davis each conducted the post office in their homes. Fred Davis, son of Asher Davis, bought Clinton L. Baldwin’s store where the post office had been quartered since August 1895 and James “Ed” Dowling bought out Fred Davis. The store stood on the west side of the tracks, on the south side of a street named Broadway, and was known as “Broadway Store”. In 1925 it burned when two solid blocks, the whole business district, went up in flames. The store was rebuilt as a small frame structure on the same site only a stone’s throw from the depot which was also rebuilt. As the years passed the post office became the sole tenant and when Mrs. Winkle moved it to a bright new room attached to her residence on April 20, 1953, the old post office building was left alone, empty and dark, its inner and outer walls soiled with grime, its window panes the target of the accuracy of the stone-throwing arms of small boys. Since torn down, the site of the post office was the corner of Center and Rose Streets where Postmaster Dowling’s residence once stood.
Records do not show by what manner Little Rock post office first received mail but during Peyton T. Eshom’s tenure William “Billy” Manish drove horseback to Olympia to bring it in a leather pouch. Later an elderly man named Moore drove the stage carrying mail as well as passengers from Grays Harbor to Olympia making stops at Little Rock. This service is believed to have started June 15, 1890. When trains handled the mail it was received twice daily. On November 22, 1954 a Star Route from Olympia replaced service by rail. This route passes through Tumwater and East Olympia. In 1960 the carrier arrived in Littlerock about noon and started his return trip about 4 P.M.
Littlerock had no rural routes but a Star Route once operated through Mima Prairie and the Maytown area. Miss Ruth Gorman was the first carrier.
Littlerock post office advanced to Third Class on July 1, 1955.
The post office was robbed on the night of November 21, 1902 when the safe was blown by nitroglycerin. J.E. Dowling’s store was demolished by the explosion. All money was taken including Mr. Dowling’s private funds and a considerable sum belonging to the Woodmans Lodge of which Mr. Dowling was treasurer.

Vital Statistics

Union(s)

DateEventDetails/Notes
Jul 1856MarriageThomas, age 25 years and 3 months, and Louisa Margaret Shotwell, age 16 years and 1 month were married in Jul 1856 at Little Rock, Thurston County, Washington TerritoryB. Thomas E. Rutledge & Louisa Shotwell marriage: MRIN #153.
11 Jun 1882MarriageThomas, age 51 years, 3 months and 5 days, and Nancy Luella Miles, age 37 years, 6 months and 29 days, daughter of: Hiram Miles and Nancy Ann Pickrell, were married on Sunday, 11 Jun 1882 at Tenino, Thurston County, Washington TerritoryB.

Children of: Thomas Elliot Rutledge and Louisa Margaret Shotwell

Children of: Thomas Elliot Rutledge and Nancy Luella Miles

Known Address(es)

Address(es)
On 7 Sep 1850, he lived with William C. Rutledge and Margaret at Robb Twp., Posey County, Indiana.
     Also at this address: Margaret Jane Rutledge and Rachael Amanda Rutledge.4
On 17 Jun 1860, Thomas and Louisa lived at Thurston County, Washington Territory.
     Also at this address: William Thomas Rutledge and Ellen Margaret Rutledge.5
On 29 Jun 1870, Thomas and Louisa lived at Mima Post Office, Black River Precinct, Thurston County, Washington Territory.
     Also at this address: William Thomas Rutledge, Ellen Margaret Rutledge, Emma Rutledge, Marion F. Rutledge, John Franklin Rutledge, Leonard Moore Rutledge and William C. Rutledge.2
In 1880, his lived at 2nd Sub-division, Thurston County, Washington Territory.
     Also at this address: Emma Rutledge, Marion F. Rutledge, John Franklin Rutledge, Effie Belle Rutledge, Leonard Moore Rutledge, George Washington Rutledge, Rollin C. Rutledge and Ellen Margaret Rutledge.1

Census Records

CensusDate/Location/CommentOthers Same Household
Census-18507 Sep 1850, Robb Twp., Posey County, IndianaBMargaret Jane Moore, William C. Rutledge, Margaret Jane Rutledge and Rachael Amanda Rutledge4
Census-186017 Jun 1860, Thurston County, Washington TerritoryBLouisa Margaret Shotwell, William Thomas Rutledge and Ellen Margaret Rutledge5
Census-187029 Jun 1870, Mima Post Office, Black River Precinct, Thurston County, Washington TerritoryBLouisa Margaret Shotwell, William Thomas Rutledge, Ellen Margaret Rutledge, Emma Rutledge, Marion F. Rutledge, John Franklin Rutledge, Leonard Moore Rutledge and William C. Rutledge2
Census-18801880, 2nd Sub-division, Thurston County, Washington TerritoryBEmma Rutledge, Marion F. Rutledge, John Franklin Rutledge, Effie Belle Rutledge, Leonard Moore Rutledge, George Washington Rutledge, Rollin C. Rutledge and Ellen Margaret Rutledge1

Occupation(s)

DateLocationOccupation/Industry
circa Jun 1860Thurston County, Washington TerritoryBfarmer5
circa Jun 1870Black River Precinct, Thurston County, Washington TerritoryBfarmer2

Citations

  1. [S98] 1 Jun 1880, Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y9djv69w, Page 132D, film number 1255397, Washington Territory 1880 Federal Population Census.
  2. [S97] 1 Jun 1870, Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y9hbo4f7
  3. [S951] WA Digital Archives, online http://tinyurl.com/5lj7u
  4. [S80] 1 Jun 1850, Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/y9393x5q
  5. [S96] 1 Jun 1860, Digital, FamilySearch.org, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84150, https://tinyurl.com/yayf9d52
  6. [S951] WA Digital Archives, online http://tinyurl.com/5lj7u, Department of Health, Death Index, 1907-1960; 1965-2014.
  7. [S976] Rutledge, Descendant Charts, Dec 2011 unknown repository.
Last Edited=14 Apr 2018