Sylvia Brooks1,2

F, #27801, b. circa 1903, d. 23 July 1961
Last Edited15 Nov 2020
     She was born circa 1903 at Iowa, USA, according to the 1930 census1 or circa 1901 on a farm south of Clear Lake at Iowa, USA.2 Sylvia married W. Henry Maitland circa 1924.1,2
     She died on 23 July 1961.2

Census Data

     Sylvia Maitland appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of DeKalb, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, in the household of Henry Maitland and Eulla Maitland, listed as a country school teacher.1
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared Globe-Gazette published in Mason City, Iowa, 26 July 1961.2

Family

W. Henry Maitland b. c 1903

Citations

  1. [S3566] Henry Maitland household, Apr 17, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Dekalb, Dekalb, Illinois; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 19-13, Ancestry.com Roll: 510; Image: 262.0; Family History Library Film: 2340245.
  2. [S5266] Beloit rites held for Mrs. Maitland, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Jul 26, 1961, page 27, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Beloit rites held for Mrs. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.

Donald Haefner1

M, #27802, b. 3 June 1927, d. January 1972
Father*Rufus Haefner1 b. 30 Jan 1905, d. 21 Dec 1981
Mother*Helen Maitland1 b. 19 Apr 1907, d. 10 Jul 2003
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited5 Mar 2012
     He was born on 3 June 1927 at Iowa, USA.1,2
     He died in January 1972 at age 44.2

Census Data

     Donald Haefner and Rufus Haefner appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of DeKalb, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 11 April 1930, enumerated as an operator in a gas plant.1

Citations

  1. [S3567] Rufus Haefner household, 11 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Dekalb, Illinoisw; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 19-13, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 510; Image: 249.0; Family History Library Film: 2340245., Rufus Haefner household.
  2. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Donald Haefner. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.

Margy (?)1

F, #27806, b. circa 1898
Last Edited24 Sep 2016
     She was born circa 1898 at Iowa, USA.1 Margy married James R Maitland circa 1920.1

Census Data

     Margy (?) appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, in the household of James R Maitland.1

Family

James R Maitland b. 1898 or 1899

Citations

  1. [S3574] James R Maitland household, 13 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 40-36, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 2586; Image: 254.0; Family History Library Film: 2342320., James R Maitland household.

Emma Oral Braga1,2,3

F, #27807, b. October 1872, d. 7 March 1963
Father*M. F. Braga4
Mother*Mary (?)4
Last Edited8 Mar 2021
     She was born in October 1872.5,6,7,8 Alternatively, she was born in October 1873 at Illinois, USA.9,10,11 Emma married Thomas Laurence Maitland on 12 June 1886 at Sycamore, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USA.9,12,10,11,6,13 Alternatively, they married on 13 June 1886 at Sycamore, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USA, according to his obituary.14
     She died on 7 March 1963 at Mason City Hospital, Mason City, Iowa, USA, at age 90.5,6,7
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Tom Maitland, Lourane Crooks, Emma C. Gehrt and Adah B. Peterson.7      Emma C. Maitland was buried on 8 March 1963 at Amsterdam (Avery Twp.) Cemetery, Avery Twp., Hancock County, Iowa, USA.5,6,7

Census Data

     Emma Maitland and Thomas Maitland appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of Avery Twp., Hancock County, Iowa, enumerated 4 June 1900, enumerated as a teamster. Their children Abner, James and Ada were listed as living with them. He came to the US in 1868.9
Emma Maitland and Thomas Maitland appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Union Twp., Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, enumerated 30 April 1910, enumerated as a farmer on a rented farm. Their children Mathias J., Adah, Laura, Emma and Thomas were listed as living with them.10
Emma O. Maitland and Thomas L. Maitland appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Belmond, Pleasant Twp., Wright County, Iowa, enumerated 6 January 1920, enumerated as the proprietor of a hotel. Their children Laura M., Emma and Thomas L. were listed as living with them.11
      ; and, Emma Brogan implied by her brother's surname in her obituary.7
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 17 June 1936 :
Celebrate Their Golden Wedding Anniversary
     Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland Were Married Fifty Years Ago
     Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland of Nashua celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday.
     All of their children and other relatives and friends (32 in number) joined in a big picnic dinner in their honor at the Little Brown church grounds.
     The anniversary actually occurred Saturday, as Mr. and Mrs. Maitland were married on June 13, 1886, at Sycamore, Ill. They came to Iowa, settling in Wright county, in 1888. About six years ago they moved to a farm southeast of Nashua, and for the past three years have been residents of Nashua. Both are still quite active despite their advanced years, and enjoyed he event to the fullest extent.
     The picnic also honored the 30th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Courtney of Dows, which occurred June 14th. Mrs. Courtney and Mrs. Maitland are sisters.
     A photographer took pictures of the group, and a purse of money and many other gifts were received by the honored couple as remembrances of the occasion.
     Those present to enjoy the event were: Mr. and Mrs. Maitland's children: J. Matt Maitland, Minneapolis; Tommy Maitland and wife and children of Pine Island, Minn; Mrs. Adah Peterson and son, Storm Lake; Mrs. M. V. (Emma) Gehrt and husband and family of Bradgate, and Mrs. Laura Crooks and sons of Nashua; their daughter-in-law, Mrs. A. E. Maitland, Clear Lake; Mr. Maitland's brother, Robert Maitland and his daughter, Mrs. John Hyde and husband and family, of Ventura, Iowa; Mrs. Maitland's sister Mrs. J. P. Courtney and husband and son, Rodney, of Dows; and Mrs. Margaret Thompson of Minneapolis.
     Mr. and Mrs. Maitland have 18 grandchildren, and all but seven of them were present at the anniversary celebration.15

     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 25 November 1936 :
Mrs. T. L. Maitland returned Saturday afternoon from Bradgate, Ia., where she been (sic) at the home of her daughter, Mrs. V. M. Gehrt and family. That evening her son, J. M. Maitland, and two sons, Harry and Walter, came from Minneapolis and spent the night at the home of his sister, Mrs. Laura Crooks, taking Mrs. Maitland with them when they returned home Sunday. Mr. T. L. Maitland has been with his son in Minneapolis for the few weeks and he and his wife expect to remain there this winter.16

     In the obituary of J. Matt Maitland who died 17 March 1939, his mother, Mrs. T. L. Maitland was listed as a survivor.17,18
     Mrs. T. L. Maitland attended the funeral of her grandson, Thomas M. Maitland on 17 June 1939 at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA.19
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 24 December 1941 :
Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland and Mrs. Laura Crooks and sons, Robert and Ralph, enjoyed a visit Thursday night with the former's grandson, Harvey Maitland, who is a staff sargent in the infantry station at Camp Walters, Texas.20

     In the obituary of Robert L Crooks who died 26 February 1945, his grandmother, Mrs. T. L. Maitland was listed as a survivor.21
     In the obituary of Thomas L. Maitland who died 7 May 1948, his wife, Emma Braga was listed as a survivor.14
     In the obituary of Irwin W. Braga who died 2 November 1957, his sister, Mrs. T. L. Maitland of Thornton, was listed as a survivor.22
     See the footnotes below for a link to her obituary that appeared Globe-Gazette published in Mason City, Iowa, 7 March 1963.7

Family

Thomas Laurence Maitland b. 31 Oct 1865, d. 7 May 1948
Marriage*Emma married Thomas Laurence Maitland on 12 June 1886 at Sycamore, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USA.9,12,10,11,6,13 
MarrAlt Alternatively, they married on 13 June 1886 at Sycamore, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USA, according to his obituary.14 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Emma Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  2. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Laura M Maitland Crooks.
  3. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Thomas Larence Maitland.
  4. [S5271] Irwin W. Braga Dies at Iowa Falls Home, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Nov 2, 1957, page 3, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Mason City Globe-Gazette (Mason City, Iowa); 2 Nov 1957, Sat; page 3, column 2
    Irwin W. Braga Dies at Iowa Falls Home. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  5. [S3649] Amsterdam a.k.a. Avery Twp Cemetery, online http://iowagravestones.org/cemetery_list.php, Grave Marker: Emma C. Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    MAITLAND
    Father     Thomas L.     1865 - 1948
    Mother     Emma C.     1872 - 1963. Hereinafter cited as Amsterdam a.k.a. Avery Twp Cemetery.
  6. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Emma Cordelia Maitland née Braga
    Grave marker transcription:
    MAITLAND
    Father     Thomas L.     1865 - 1948
    Mother     Emma C.     1872 - 1963.
  7. [S5267] Emma Maitland, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 7, 1963, page 15, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Emma Maitland née Brogan (Braga). Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  8. [S5276] 90th Birthday, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Oct 17, 1962, page 45, column 5 viewed at Newspapers.com, Mrs. Emma Maitland nee Braga - 90th Birthday open house notice. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  9. [S3575] Thomas Maitland household, June 4, 1900 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Avery, Hancock, Iowa; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 116., United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T623.
  10. [S3578] Thomas Maitland household, Apr 30 , 1910 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Union, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0025;, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_396 Image: 215; FHL Number: 1374409.
  11. [S3579] Thomas L Maitland household, Jan 6, 1920 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Pleasant, Wright, Iowa; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 213, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_519; Image: 546.
  12. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Ada V Maitland.
  13. [S5265] Thomas Maitlands Mark Anniversary, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Jun 14, 1945, page 9, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Mason City Globe-Gazette (Mason City, Iowa); 14 Jun 1945, Thu; page 9, column 4
    Thomas Maitlands Mark Anniversary. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  14. [S5500] Thomas L. Maitland, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, May 19, 1948, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 1 and Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 2. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  15. [S5499] Celebrate Their Golden Wedding Anniversary, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 17 Jun 1936, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, 50th Anniversary: Mr. & Mrs. T. L. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  16. [S11257] (no title, miscellaneous news), The Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 25 Nov 1936, Page 1, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Mrs T. L. Maitland visits Bradgate, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  17. [S5264] Former Mason Cityan Dead, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 24, 1939, page 3 column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: J. Matt Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  18. [S4080] U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx, Name: James M Maitland
    Death Date:     17 Mar 1939
    Cemetery:     Crystal Lake Cemetery
    Cemetery Location:     Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Enlistment Date:     3-11-1918
    Discharge Date:     2-13-1919
    Pension Number:      C-1626281
    Applicant:     Mrs. Leota B. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Headstone Applications for Military.
  19. [S10970] Local Items, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 21 Jun 1939, Page 5, column 7 viewed at Newspaper Archive, Funeral Attendees: Maitland, Thomas M.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  20. [S5504] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Dec 4. 1940, Page 5, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Nashua Reporter (Nashua, Iowa); 24 Dec 1941, Wed, Page 8, column 3
    Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland and Mrs. Laura Crooks and sons, Robert and Ralph, enjoyed a visit Thursday night with the former's grandson, Harvey Maitland, who is a staff sargent in the infantry station at Camp Walters, Texas.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  21. [S5274] Nashua Soldier Killed Oversea, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar. 16, 1945, page 8, column 7 & 8 viewed at Newspapers.com, Pfc. Robert L. Crooks (killed in action). Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  22. [S5271] Mason City Globe-Gazette, Nov 2, 1957, page 3, column 2, Obituary: Irwin W. Braga.
  23. [S3649] Amsterdam a.k.a. Avery Twp Cemetery, online http://iowagravestones.org/cemetery_list.php, Cora Bell Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Cora Bell     Aug. 23, 1887 - Sep. 8, 1887
    Hazel     Nov. 8, 1889 - Nov. 8, 1889
    Mary Cordelia     May 1, 1891 - Feb. 13, 1896
    Children of T.L. and Emma Maitland.
  24. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Cora Bell Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Cora Bell     Aug. 23, 1887 - Sep. 8, 1887
    Hazel     Nov. 8, 1889 - Nov. 8, 1889
    Mary Cordelia     May 1, 1891 - Feb. 13, 1896
    Children of T.L. and Emma Maitland.
  25. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Maitland.
  26. [S3649] Amsterdam a.k.a. Avery Twp Cemetery, online http://iowagravestones.org/cemetery_list.php, Hazel Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Cora Bell     Aug. 23, 1887 - Sep. 8, 1887
    Hazel     Nov. 8, 1889 - Nov. 8, 1889
    Mary Cordelia     May 1, 1891 - Feb. 13, 1896
    Children of T.L. and Emma Maitland.
  27. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Hazel Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Cora Bell     Aug. 23, 1887 - Sep. 8, 1887
    Hazel     Nov. 8, 1889 - Nov. 8, 1889
    Mary Cordelia     May 1, 1891 - Feb. 13, 1896
    Children of T.L. and Emma Maitland.
  28. [S3254] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: Abner Maitland.
  29. [S3649] Amsterdam a.k.a. Avery Twp Cemetery, online http://iowagravestones.org/cemetery_list.php, Mary Cordelia Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Cora Bell     Aug. 23, 1887 - Sep. 8, 1887
    Hazel     Nov. 8, 1889 - Nov. 8, 1889
    Mary Cordelia     May 1, 1891 - Feb. 13, 1896
    Children of T.L. and Emma Maitland.
  30. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Mary Cordella Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Cora Bell     Aug. 23, 1887 - Sep. 8, 1887
    Hazel     Nov. 8, 1889 - Nov. 8, 1889
    Mary Cordelia     May 1, 1891 - Feb. 13, 1896
    Children of T.L. and Emma Maitland.
  31. [S5536] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951 (Publisher: Iowa Department of Public Health), Ancestry.com, Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951; "Index and images of Iowa marriages"; cited as "Iowa, Marriage Records., Leota Blanche Peterson & James Matthias Maitland; Marriage Date: 01 Mar 1937, Estherville, Iowa, USA.
  32. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Emma Cordelia Gehrt née Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    GEHRT
    Emma C.     1905 - 1992
    V. Mike     1902 - 1980.
  33. [S5536] "Iowa, Marriage Records", online Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951: Vernon Mike Gehrt & Emma Cordelya Martland.
  34. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Thomas Lawrence Maitland.

Abner Ernest Maitland1,2,3,4

M, #27808, b. 16 April 1891, d. 29 April 1927
Father*Thomas Laurence Maitland1,5 b. 31 Oct 1865, d. 7 May 1948
Mother*Emma Oral Braga1,5 b. Oct 1872, d. 7 Mar 1963
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited14 Jan 2021
     He was born on 16 April 1891 at Goodell, Hancock County, Iowa, USA.1,6,2,7,3,8,9 He was born on 17 April 1891.4 He was born on 23 April 1891 at Goodell, Hancock County, Iowa, USA.5 Abner married Matilda Edmondson circa 1909.2,7,5
     He died on 29 April 1927 at Rockford, Rockford Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, USA, at age 36.5,8,9      Abner Ernest Maitland was buried on 1 May 1927 at Amsterdam (Avery Twp.) Cemetery, Avery Twp., Hancock County, Iowa, USA.5,4,8,9

Census Data

     Abner appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Avery Twp., Hancock County, Iowa in the household of his parents, Thomas Maitland and Emma Maitland.1

Abner E Maitland appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Pocahontas, Center Twp., Pocahontas County, Iowa, in the household of Lena Edmondson.7

Abner E Maitland and Tilda Maitland appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, enumerated 2 January 1920, enumerated as a salesman for Standard Oil Co.. Their son Laurence D. was listed as living with them.2
     Abner Ernest Maitland registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 at Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA. He was self employed in drayage and transfers. He was married with one child..3
     In the obituary of Thomas L. Maitland who died 7 May 1948, his son, Abner Maitland was listed as predeceased.10

Family

Matilda Edmondson b. 1891 or 1892, d. 9 Jan 1966
Marriage*Abner married Matilda Edmondson circa 1909.2,7,5 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3575] Thomas Maitland household, June 4, 1900 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Avery, Hancock, Iowa; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 116., United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T623.
  2. [S3582] Abner E Maitland household, 02 Jan 1920 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail, Minnesota; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 160, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration T625_849; Image: 375.
  3. [S4046] World War I Draft Registration, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482, Name: Abner Ernest Maitland. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  4. [S3584] Iowa Cemetery Records, online Iowa Cemetery Records, Name: Abner Ernest Maitland
    Cemetery:     Amsterdam. Hereinafter cited as Iowa Cemetery Records.
  5. [S3254] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947 , Ancestry.com, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947; ""Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916–1947." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original records."; cited as "IL Deaths & Stillbirths., Name: Abner Maitland.
  6. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  7. [S3583] Lena Edmondson household, Apr 20, 1910 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Center, Pocahontas, Iowa; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0188, Ancestry.com T624_416; Image: 758; FHL Number: 1374429.
  8. [S3649] Amsterdam a.k.a. Avery Twp Cemetery, online http://iowagravestones.org/cemetery_list.php, Abner Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Abner Maitland     1891 - 1927. Hereinafter cited as Amsterdam a.k.a. Avery Twp Cemetery.
  9. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Abner Ernest Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Abner Maitland     1891 - 1927.
  10. [S5500] Thomas L. Maitland, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, May 19, 1948, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 1 and Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 2. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.

James Matthais Maitland1,2

M, #27809, b. 12 April 1896, d. 17 March 1939
Father*Thomas Laurence Maitland3,4,5 b. 31 Oct 1865, d. 7 May 1948
Mother*Emma Oral Braga3,4,5 b. Oct 1872, d. 7 Mar 1963
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited3 Mar 2021
James Mathias Maitland
     He was born on 12 April 1896 at Goodell, Hancock County, Iowa, USA.3,2,4,6,7 James married Emma Louise Kalpen on 7 January 1918 at Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA.8,9 J. Matt married Leota Blanche on 1 March 1937 at Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, USA. This was the second marriage for both of them.10,11
     He died on 17 March 1939 at Veteran's Hospital, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA, at age 42.12,13,1,14,15,6,16
           James Matthais Maitland was buried at Crystal Lake Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA.1,6
     
Military Service

     James Matthais Maitland began military service on 11 March 1918 at the age of 21.15 James Matthais Maitland ended his military service on 13 February 1919 at Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA,
End of Military Service section.15,7

Census Data

     James appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Avery Twp., Hancock County, Iowa in the household of his parents, Thomas Maitland and Emma Maitland.3

Mathias J. appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Union Twp., Cerro Gordo County, Iowa in the household of his parents, Thomas Maitland and Emma Maitland.4

J. Matt Maitland and Emma L. Maitland appeared on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census of Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, enumerated 5 January 1920, enumerated as the proprietor of a restaurant. Their son Harvey H. was listed as living with them. His cousin, James R Maitland was included in the household.17
James M. Maitland and Emma L. Maitland appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, enumerated April 1930, enumerated as a salesman, but I could not decipher the industry. Their children Harvey H., Thomas M., Walter L. and Harry E. were listed as living with them.8
     He was commonly known as Matt.18 James Matthais Maitland registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 at Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA. He was a rural letter carrier working from Parkers Prairie. He was single, and had been born in Goodell, Iowa..2
     James Matthais Maitland was referenced in an article about a short visit to Bradgate, Iowa published on 25 November 1936.19

     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 17 March 1937 :
Local Items
     ...Mrs. Laura Crooks received a notice of the marriage of her brother, J. Matt Maitland, to Mrs. Leota Peterson of Mankato, Minn., last week at Estherville, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. J. Matt Maitland accompanied by his father, T. L. Maitland, came from Minneapolis Thursday, and took Mrs. T. L. Maitland to visit relatives in Elgin. Illinois.10

     The following obituary appeared Globe-Gazette published in Mason City, Iowa 24 March 1939:
Former Mason Cityan Dead
     J. Matt Maitland, '13 Graduate, Dies in Veterans Hospital
     Nashua -- J. Matt Maitland who formerly lived at Goodell, and was graduated from the Mason City high school in 1913, died at the Veteran's hospital in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, March 17.
     The funeral was held in Minneapolis the following Monday, and his body was placed in a vault until spring, when it is expected that a National Legion cemetery will be established. The funeral was in charge of the American Legion post at Minneapolis, of which he was a member.
     He was born at Goodell, April 12, 1896, and is survived by his wife, and nine children; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland; one brother, Thomas L. Maitland, Nashua; three sisters, Mrs. Laura Crooks, Nashua; Emma Gehrt, Bradgate; Adah Peterson, Storm Lake.6



     In the obituary of Thomas L. Maitland who died 7 May 1948, Matt Maitland was listed as predeceased.20

Family 1

Emma Louise Kalpin b. 23 Jul 1898, d. 1 Mar 1932
Marriage*James married Emma Louise Kalpen on 7 January 1918 at Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA.8,9 
Children

Family 2

Leota Blanche Otter b. 7 Dec 1906, d. 20 Jun 1993
Marriage*J. Matt married Leota Blanche on 1 March 1937 at Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, USA. This was the second marriage for both of them.10,11 
Child

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., James Matthais Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    James M. Maitland
    Minnesota
    Pvt. 1 Cl. 290 Aero Sq. Air Service     March 17, 1939.
  2. [S4046] World War I Draft Registration, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482, Name: James Matthias Maitland. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  3. [S3575] Thomas Maitland household, June 4, 1900 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Avery, Hancock, Iowa; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 116., United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T623.
  4. [S3578] Thomas Maitland household, Apr 30 , 1910 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Union, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0025;, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_396 Image: 215; FHL Number: 1374409.
  5. [S5536] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951 (Publisher: Iowa Department of Public Health), Ancestry.com, Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951; "Index and images of Iowa marriages"; cited as "Iowa, Marriage Records., Leota Blanche Peterson & James Matthias Maitland; Marriage Date: 01 Mar 1937, Estherville, Iowa, USA.
  6. [S5264] Former Mason Cityan Dead, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 24, 1939, page 3 column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: J. Matt Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  7. [S11200] U.S., Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940 (Publisher: FamilySearch), Ancestry.com, [:WEB:]https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61861;U.S., Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940[:WEB:]; "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"; cited as "U.S., Veterans Administration Master Index., James Matthias Maitland; Military Service record; Birth Date: 12 Apr 1896, Rockwell Fld., California.
  8. [S3588] James M Maitland household, Apr 1930 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail, Minnesota; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 56-66, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 1111; Image: 880.0; Family History Library Film: 2340846.
  9. [S10972] Minnesota Officail Marriage System search (Publisher: Minnesota Association of County Officers (MACO)), Minnesota Official Marriage System (MOMS)®, Minnesota Officail Marriage System search; "This system allows you to search for Minnesota marriages, returning the names of the applicants, marriage date and county of marriage. Copies can be requested"; cited as "MOMS search., MAITLAND, JAMES MATTHIAS & KALPEN, EMMA LOUSE; Married: 07 Jan 1918, OTTER TAIL, Minnesota.
  10. [S5505] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Mar 17, 1937, Page 8, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Marriage: Maitland -- Peterson. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  11. [S5536] "Iowa, Marriage Records", online Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951: James Matthias Maitland & Leota Blanche Peterson; Marriage Date: 01 Mar 1937, Estherville, Iowa, USA.
  12. [S2701] Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2017 (Publisher: Minnesota Department of Health), Ancestry.com, Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2017; "This index can be used to order copies of the documents from VitalChek"; cited as "Minnesota, Death Index., Name: James Maitland.
  13. [S2717] Johnny Martin, online www.ancestry.com, Johnny Martin (Sam Rayburn Lake, TX), downloaded Viewed March 23, 2010, James Matthias Maitland.
  14. [S4062] Karen Hix, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/49114501, Karen Hix (unknown location), downloaded viewed Dec 2012, James "Matt" Matthias Maitland
    scanned image of obituary and photograph included.
  15. [S4080] U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx, Name: James M Maitland
    Death Date:     17 Mar 1939
    Cemetery:     Crystal Lake Cemetery
    Cemetery Location:     Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Enlistment Date:     3-11-1918
    Discharge Date:     2-13-1919
    Pension Number:      C-1626281
    Applicant:     Mrs. Leota B. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Headstone Applications for Military.
  16. [S11187] Deaths: Stewart, Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta, 28 Jun 1993, Page 16, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, James Matthias Maitland; Military Service record; Birth Date: 12 Apr 1896, Rockwell Fld., California. Hereinafter cited as Calgary Herald.
  17. [S3589] J Matt Maitlund household, Jan 5, 1920 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail, Minnesota; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 160, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_849; Image: 377.
  18. [S5499] Celebrate Their Golden Wedding Anniversary, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 17 Jun 1936, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, 50th Anniversary: Mr. & Mrs. T. L. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  19. [S11257] (no title, miscellaneous news), The Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 25 Nov 1936, Page 1, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Mrs T. L. Maitland visits Bradgate, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  20. [S5500] Thomas L. Maitland, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, May 19, 1948, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 1 and Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 2. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  21. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi
    Thomas Matthais Maitland.
  22. [S2717] Johnny Martin, Viewed March 23, 2010, Walter L Maitland.
  23. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Raymond Earl Maitland. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.
  24. [S2700] Minnesota, Birth Index, 1935-2000 (Publisher: Minnesota Department of Health), Ancestry.com, Minnesota, Birth Index, 1935-1995; "This index can be used to order copies of the documents from VitalChek"; cited as "Minnesota Birth Index., Raymond Earl Maitland; Born: 27 Aug 1939, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA; Parents: James Mathias Maitland and Leota Blanche Maitland.

Adah Viroqua Maitland1

F, #27810, b. 21 February 1898, d. 24 June 1993
Father*Thomas Laurence Maitland2,3 b. 31 Oct 1865, d. 7 May 1948
Mother*Emma Oral Braga2,3 b. Oct 1872, d. 7 Mar 1963
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited9 Mar 2021
     She was born on 21 February 1898 at Goodell, Hancock County, Iowa, USA.4,3,2,5,6,1 Adah married John Severain Peterson on 29 April 1922 at Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA, resided in Beuna Vista county (Iowa) and their post office was at Storm Lake.

This appears to be his second marriage since the 1930 census shows that he was 21 when he first married. Iadah (sic) claimed to be 22 (not 24) when she married John.7,8,1
     She died on 24 June 1993 at Nebraska, USA, at age 95.4,1      Adah Viroqua Maitland was buried at Storm Lake Cemetery, Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA.1

Census Data

     Ada appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Avery Twp., Hancock County, Iowa in the household of her parents, Thomas Maitland and Emma Maitland.2

Adah appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Union Twp., Cerro Gordo County, Iowa in the household of her parents, Thomas Maitland and Emma Maitland.6

Ida Peterson and John Peterson appeared on the 1925 State Census of Buena Vista County, Iowa, at Grand Avenue, enumerated 1 January 1925.5

Iadah V. Maitland and John S. Peterson appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, enumerated 12 April 1930, enumerated as the manager of an ice company.8
     Adah Peterson, sister of the bride, was listed as a witness to the marriage of Vernon Mike Gehert and Emma Cordelya Maitland on 2 April 1924.9
     In the obituary of J. Matt Maitland who died 17 March 1939, his sister, Adah Peterson of Storm Lake, was listed as a survivor.10,11
     Mrs. J. S. Peterson of Storm Lake attended the funeral of Thomas M. Maitland on 17 June 1939 at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA.12
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 4 December 1940 :
Mrs. J. S. Peterson and son, Johnny of Storm Lake and her niece, Miss Mary Lou Gehrt, of Bradgate, Iowa, spent the Thanksgiving week-end with the formers parent's, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland, and sister, Mrs. Laura Crooks and sons.13

     Adah Viroqua Maitland was referenced in a newspaper article about Emma Cordelia Maitland on 9 April 1941.14
     Adah Peterson was referenced, but not by name, in the obituary of John S. Peterson who died 29 December 1943.15
     In the obituary of Thomas L. Maitland who died 7 May 1948, his daughter, Adah O'Bannon of Storm Lake, was listed as a survivor.16
     In the obituary of Emma Maitland who died 7 March 1963, her daughter, Adah B. Peterson of Sioux City, was listed as a survivor.17

Family

John Severain Peterson b. Aug 1888, d. 29 Dec 1943
Marriage*Adah married John Severain Peterson on 29 April 1922 at Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA, resided in Beuna Vista county (Iowa) and their post office was at Storm Lake.

This appears to be his second marriage since the 1930 census shows that he was 21 when he first married. Iadah (sic) claimed to be 22 (not 24) when she married John.7,8,1 

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Adah Viroqua Peterson née Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Ada V. Peterson     1898 - 1993.
  2. [S3575] Thomas Maitland household, June 4, 1900 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Avery, Hancock, Iowa; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 116., United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T623.
  3. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Ada V Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  4. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Adah V. Peterson. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  5. [S3577] John Peterson household, 1 Jan 1925 State Census, whttp://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1084, obtained from the State Historical Society of Iowa via Heritage Quest., Ancestry.com Provo, Utah, USA.
  6. [S3578] Thomas Maitland household, Apr 30 , 1910 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Union, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0025;, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_396 Image: 215; FHL Number: 1374409.
  7. [S3375] South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949, online South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949, John S Peterson & Adah V Maitland. Hereinafter cited as South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949.
  8. [S3576] John S Peterson household, 16 Apr 1930 Household Census, Washington, DC, USA, Buena Vista, Iowa; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 23, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 691; Image: 521.0; Family History Library Film: 2340426.
  9. [S5536] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951 (Publisher: Iowa Department of Public Health), Ancestry.com, Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951; "Index and images of Iowa marriages"; cited as "Iowa, Marriage Records., Vernon Mike Gehrt & Emma Cordelya Maitland.
  10. [S5264] Former Mason Cityan Dead, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 24, 1939, page 3 column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: J. Matt Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  11. [S4080] U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx, Name: James M Maitland
    Death Date:     17 Mar 1939
    Cemetery:     Crystal Lake Cemetery
    Cemetery Location:     Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Enlistment Date:     3-11-1918
    Discharge Date:     2-13-1919
    Pension Number:      C-1626281
    Applicant:     Mrs. Leota B. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Headstone Applications for Military.
  12. [S10970] Local Items, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 21 Jun 1939, Page 5, column 7 viewed at Newspaper Archive, Funeral Attendees: Maitland, Thomas M.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  13. [S5504] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Dec 4. 1940, Page 5, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Nashua Reporter (Nashua, Iowa); 4 Dec 1940, Wed, Page 5, column 6
    Mrs. J. S. Peterson and son, Johnny of Storm Lake and her niece, Miss Mary Lou Gehrt, of Bradgate, Iowa, spent the Thanksgiving week-end with the formers parent's, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland, and sister, Mrs. Laura Crooks and sons.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  14. [S5503] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Apr 9. 1941, Page 8, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  15. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: John Severain Peterson
    Grave marker transcription:
    PETERSON
    (footstone) John S. Peterson     1888 - 1943
    (footstone) Adah V. Peterson     1898 - 1993.
  16. [S5500] Thomas L. Maitland, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, May 19, 1948, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 1 and Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 2. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  17. [S5267] Emma Maitland, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 7, 1963, page 15, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Emma Maitland née Brogan (Braga). Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.

John Severain Peterson1

M, #27811, b. August 1888, d. 29 December 1943
Father*Charles August Peterson2 b. 28 Feb 1863, d. 20 Dec 1926
Mother*Carrie Anderson3 b. Aug 1862, d. 23 Dec 1934
Last Edited11 Apr 2021
     He was born in August 1888 at Iowa, USA.4,5,6,1 John married Adah Viroqua Maitland on 29 April 1922 at Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA, resided in Beuna Vista county (Iowa) and their post office was at Storm Lake.

This appears to be his second marriage since the 1930 census shows that he was 21 when he first married. Iadah (sic) claimed to be 22 (not 24) when she married John.4,5,7
     He died on 29 December 1943 at his home at Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA, at age 55.1
           John Severain Peterson was buried on 4 January 1944 at Storm Lake Cemetery, Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA.1

Census Data

     John Peterson and Ida Peterson appeared on the 1925 State Census of Buena Vista County, Iowa, at Grand Avenue, enumerated 1 January 1925.6

John S. Peterson and Iadah V. Maitland appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, enumerated 12 April 1930, enumerated as the manager of an ice company.5
     John Peterson, brother-in-law of the bride, was listed as a witness to the marriage of Vernon Mike Gehert and Emma Cordelya Maitland on 2 April 1924.8
     John Severain Peterson was referenced in a newspaper article about Adah Viroqua Maitland on 4 December 1940.9
     The funeral service of John Severain Peterson was held in the Storm Lake, Iowa Baptist Church 4 January 1944
     Those attending included: V. M. Gehrt, Mrs. V. M. Gehrt, Laura Crooks and Ralph Crooks.1
     The following obituary appeared Storm Lake Register published in Storm Lake, Iowa 4 January 1944:
Services for John S. Peterson, well-known in Storm Lake and Buena Vista county business circles, were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 in the Baptist church with Rev L.B. Bell of the Assembly of God church in charge. Rev W.J. Robinson assisted in the place of Rev Charles Mosher. Music was furnished by a men's quartet from Truesdale. Roger and Norman Fjordbak, Boyd and Leo Hoffermen. Accompanied at the piano by Kenneth Fogleman, they sang "Face to Face" and "Jesus, Saviour, Pilot Me." Rev Eugene Nicely of Gray sang a solo, "After."
     The obituary as read at the funeral appeared in last week's Pilot-Tribune. Bearers were Albert Tymeson, Joseph Whitney, Wyatt Yon, George Mack, Guy Mack, Amil Schmitz. Interment was in the Storm Lake cemetery.
     Mr Peterson passed away at his home on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1943 following a heart attack. He was 55 years, 4 months, and 13 days of age when death came. A few weeks before his passing, he accepted the Lord as his Saviour and expressed his desire of witnessing to others his new found joy.
     Surviving him are his wife and son, John S. Peterson, Jr., several cousins and other relatives and a host of friends. His mother passed away Dec 23, 1934. The late C.A. Peterson died Dec 21, 1920.
     Out-of-town relatives and friends at the funeral services included Mr. and Mrs. Emil Swanson of Peterson, Mrs. John Johnson of Sioux City, Mr. and Mrs. V.M. Gehrt and family, E.O. Grhrt of Bradgate, Mrs. Laura Crooks and Ralph of Cambridge, Minn. Members of the Storm Lake fire department attended the services in a body.1


Family

Adah Viroqua Maitland b. 21 Feb 1898, d. 24 Jun 1993
Marriage*John married Adah Viroqua Maitland on 29 April 1922 at Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA, resided in Beuna Vista county (Iowa) and their post office was at Storm Lake.

This appears to be his second marriage since the 1930 census shows that he was 21 when he first married. Iadah (sic) claimed to be 22 (not 24) when she married John.4,5,7 

Citations

  1. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., John Severain Peterson
    Grave marker transcription:
    PETERSON
    (footstone) John S. Peterson     1888 - 1943
    (footstone) Adah V. Peterson     1898 - 1993.
  2. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Charles August Peterson(footstone) Charles A. Peterson     1862 - 1926.
  3. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Carrie Peterson née Anderson
    Grave marker transcription:
    (footstone) Carrie     1862 - 1934.
  4. [S3375] South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949, online South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949, John S Peterson & Adah V Maitland. Hereinafter cited as South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949.
  5. [S3576] John S Peterson household, 16 Apr 1930 Household Census, Washington, DC, USA, Buena Vista, Iowa; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 23, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 691; Image: 521.0; Family History Library Film: 2340426.
  6. [S3577] John Peterson household, 1 Jan 1925 State Census, whttp://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1084, obtained from the State Historical Society of Iowa via Heritage Quest., Ancestry.com Provo, Utah, USA.
  7. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Adah Viroqua Peterson née Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Ada V. Peterson     1898 - 1993.
  8. [S5536] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951 (Publisher: Iowa Department of Public Health), Ancestry.com, Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951; "Index and images of Iowa marriages"; cited as "Iowa, Marriage Records., Vernon Mike Gehrt & Emma Cordelya Maitland.
  9. [S5504] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Dec 4. 1940, Page 5, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Nashua Reporter (Nashua, Iowa); 4 Dec 1940, Wed, Page 5, column 6
    Mrs. J. S. Peterson and son, Johnny of Storm Lake and her niece, Miss Mary Lou Gehrt, of Bradgate, Iowa, spent the Thanksgiving week-end with the formers parent's, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland, and sister, Mrs. Laura Crooks and sons.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.

Laura M. Maitland1,2,3,4

F, #27813, b. 21 January 1900, d. 17 December 1977
Father*Thomas Laurence Maitland5,1,2 b. 31 Oct 1865, d. 7 May 1948
Mother*Emma Oral Braga5,1,2 b. Oct 1872, d. 7 Mar 1963
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited21 Feb 2021
     She was born on 21 January 1900 at Hancock County, Iowa, USA.6,5,1,2,3,4,7 Laura married Herbert L. Crooks circa 1922.8,3 Laura M. Maitland and Herbert L. Crooks were divorced.7
     She died on 17 December 1977 at Colorado, USA, at age 77.6,4      Laura M. Maitland was buried at Amsterdam (Avery Twp.) Cemetery, Avery Twp., Hancock County, Iowa, USA.4

Census Data

     Laura appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Union Twp., Cerro Gordo County, Iowa in the household of her parents, Thomas Maitland and Emma Maitland.5

Laura M. appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Belmond, Pleasant Twp., Wright County, Iowa in the household of her parents, Thomas L. Maitland and Emma O. Maitland.2
Laura M. Crooks and Herbert L. Crooks appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Des Moines, Lee Twp., Polk County, Iowa, enumerated 4 April 1930, enumerated as a driver in bus transportation. Their children Ralph O and Robert L were listed as living with them.3
Laura Crooks appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Nashua, Bradford Twp., Chickasaw County, Iowa, enumerated 2 May 1940, enumerated as a linotype operator at a newspaper. Her children Robert L and Ralph O were listed as living with her.7
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 4 November 1936 :
Mrs. Laura Crooks received word Tuesday of the birth of a 11-pound baby girl at the home of her sister, Mrs. V. M. Gehrt and husband at Bradgate, Iowa. Her mother, Mrs. T. L. Maitland, is there caring for the little miss.9

     Laura Crooks was referenced in an article that mentioned her hosting her brother and nephews during a short visit to Bradgate, Iowa published on 25 November 1936.10

     Laura M. Maitland, sister of groom, was referenced in a newspaper article about Leota Blanche Otter and James Matthais Maitland on 17 March 1937.11
     In the obituary of J. Matt Maitland who died 17 March 1939, his sister, Laura Crooks of Nashua, was listed as a survivor.12,13
     Laura Crooks attended the funeral of Thomas M. Maitland on 17 June 1939 at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA.14
     Laura M. Maitland was referenced in a newspaper article about Thomas Laurence Maitland and Emma Oral Braga on 24 December 1941.15
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 11 November 1942 :
Mrs. Laura Crooks, former linotype operator for the Reporter, who had been working several months in a laundry office in Minneapolis, has returned to her former type of work, as linotype operator for the paper at Cambridge, Minn.16

     Laura Crooks, of Cambridge, Minnesota attended the funeral of John Severain Peterson on 4 January 1944 at Baptist Church, Storm Lake, Iowa, USA.17
     In the obituary of Robert L Crooks who died 26 February 1945, his mother, Laura Crooks of Nashua, was listed as a survivor.18
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 9 January 1946 :
Review of Local News for 1945
May 20 to 26
Memorial Services for S-Sgt Robert Crooks, son of Mrs. Laura Crooks, killed in action in Holland Feb. 26, were held in the high school auditorium Sunday [May 20, 1945].19

     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 12 June 1946 :
Discharged
Cpl. Ralph Crooks, son of Mrs. Laura Crooks of Storm Lake, formerly of Nashua, received his discharge at Chicago the last of May, after serving in the First Marine division two years and two months. He was stationed on Russel Island, was in the invasion of Okinawa, where he received phosphorous burns and was later at Tientsin, China. He has the purple heart and one battle star besides his service stripes. He came from Detroit Sunday evening, where he had been visiting his father and is a guest at the Florence Chadwick home here with his mother.20

     In the obituary of Thomas L. Maitland who died 7 May 1948, his daughter, Laura Crooks of Storm Lake, was listed as a survivor.21
     In the obituary of Emma Maitland who died 7 March 1963, her daughter, Lourane Crooks of Denver, was listed as a survivor.22

Family

Herbert L. Crooks b. c 1896
Marriage*Laura married Herbert L. Crooks circa 1922.8,3 
Divorce* Laura M. Maitland and Herbert L. Crooks were divorced.7  
Children

Citations

  1. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Laura M Maitland Crooks. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  2. [S3579] Thomas L Maitland household, Jan 6, 1920 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Pleasant, Wright, Iowa; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 213, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_519; Image: 546.
  3. [S3590] Herbert L Crooks household, Apr 4, 1930 Household Census, Washington, DC, USA, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 77-57, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 676; Image: 192.0; Family History Library Film: 2340411.
  4. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Laura M Crooks née Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Laura M.. Crooks     1900 - 1977.
  5. [S3578] Thomas Maitland household, Apr 30 , 1910 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Union, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0025;, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_396 Image: 215; FHL Number: 1374409.
  6. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Laura Crooks
    SSN:     482-09-1245
    Last Residence:     
    80219 Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BORN:     21 Jan 1900
    Last Benefit:     50548, Humboldt, Humboldt, Iowa, United States of America
    Died:     Dec 1977
    State (Year) SSN issued:     Iowa (Before 1951). Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  7. [S5491] Laura Crooks household, 04 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 19-1, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_1147.
  8. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Ralph Orland Crooks.
  9. [S5492] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Nov 4, 1936, Page 1, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Nashua Reporter (Nashua, Iowa); 4 Nov 1936, Wed, Page 1, column 7
    Mrs. Laura Crooks received word.... Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  10. [S11257] (no title, miscellaneous news), The Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 25 Nov 1936, Page 1, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, Mrs T. L. Maitland visits Bradgate, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  11. [S5505] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Mar 17, 1937, Page 8, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Marriage: Maitland -- Peterson. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  12. [S5264] Former Mason Cityan Dead, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 24, 1939, page 3 column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: J. Matt Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  13. [S4080] U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx, Name: James M Maitland
    Death Date:     17 Mar 1939
    Cemetery:     Crystal Lake Cemetery
    Cemetery Location:     Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Enlistment Date:     3-11-1918
    Discharge Date:     2-13-1919
    Pension Number:      C-1626281
    Applicant:     Mrs. Leota B. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Headstone Applications for Military.
  14. [S10970] Local Items, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 21 Jun 1939, Page 5, column 7 viewed at Newspaper Archive, Funeral Attendees: Maitland, Thomas M.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  15. [S5504] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Dec 4. 1940, Page 5, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Nashua Reporter (Nashua, Iowa); 24 Dec 1941, Wed, Page 8, column 3
    Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland and Mrs. Laura Crooks and sons, Robert and Ralph, enjoyed a visit Thursday night with the former's grandson, Harvey Maitland, who is a staff sargent in the infantry station at Camp Walters, Texas.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  16. [S5494] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Nov 11, 1942, Page 8, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Nashua Reporter (Nashua, Iowa); 11 Nov 1942, Wed, Page 8, column 3
    Mrs. Laura Crooks, former linotype operator for the Reporter.... Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  17. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: John Severain Peterson
    Grave marker transcription:
    PETERSON
    (footstone) John S. Peterson     1888 - 1943
    (footstone) Adah V. Peterson     1898 - 1993.
  18. [S5274] Nashua Soldier Killed Oversea, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar. 16, 1945, page 8, column 7 & 8 viewed at Newspapers.com, Pfc. Robert L. Crooks (killed in action). Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  19. [S5495] Review of Local News for 1945, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Jan 9, 1946, Page 5, column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Nashua Reporter (Nashua, Iowa); 9 Jan 1946, Wed, Page 5, column 4
    Review of Local News for 1945
    May 20 to 26. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  20. [S5502] Discharged, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Jun 12, 1946, Page 1, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Discharged (from service) - Cpl Ralph Crooks. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  21. [S5500] Thomas L. Maitland, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, May 19, 1948, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 1 and Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 2. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  22. [S5267] Emma Maitland, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 7, 1963, page 15, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Emma Maitland née Brogan (Braga). Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  23. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Robert Lee Crooks.
  24. [S5489] U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9170, Name: Robert L Crooks
    Burial Place:     Margraten, Netherlands
    Service Number:      37664871
    Grave Location:     Block D, Row 9, Grave 18. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Headstone and Interment Records - Foreign.

Emma Cordelia Maitland1,2,3,4,5

F, #27814, b. 18 November 1905, d. 21 January 1992
Father*Thomas Laurence Maitland1,6,2,5,7 b. 31 Oct 1865, d. 7 May 1948
Mother*Emma Oral Braga1,6,2,5,7 b. Oct 1872, d. 7 Mar 1963
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited26 Feb 2021
     She was born on 18 November 1905 at Hancock County, Iowa, USA.8,4,1,6,2,3 Alternatively, she was born on 1 November 1905 at Belmont, Wright County, Iowa, USA, according to her Find A Grave memorial page.5 Emma married Vernon Michael Gehrt on 2 April 1924 at Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA.9,10,3,5,11,7
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or a news article about their wedding:
The registration listed the following official witnesses: Adah Peterson and John Peterson.12

     She died on 21 January 1992 at Humboldt, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA, at age 86.8,5      Emma C. Gehrt was buried at Marble Valley Cemetery, Gilmore City, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA.5

Census Data

     Emma appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Union Twp., Cerro Gordo County, Iowa in the household of her parents, Thomas Maitland and Emma Maitland.6

Emma appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Belmond, Pleasant Twp., Wright County, Iowa in the household of her parents, Thomas L. Maitland and Emma O. Maitland.2 Emma appeared on the 1925 State Census of Ellington Twp., Palo Alto County, Iowa, in the household of Vernon Michael Gehrt.4
Emma C. Gehrt and Vernon M. Gehrt appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Cummins Twp., Pocahontas County, Iowa, enumerated 11 April 1930, enumerated as a farmer on a general farm. Their children Mary L. and Ora Belle were listed as living with them.3
Emma Gehrt and Vernon Gehrt appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Bradgate, Humboldt County, Iowa, enumerated 5 April 1940, enumerated as a proprietor of a portable feed mill.. Their children Mary, Ora Belle and Dale were listed as living with them.11
     Her name was also recorded as Emma Cordelya Maitland according to her marriage registration.12
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 4 November 1936 :
Mrs. Laura Crooks received word Tuesday of the birth of a 11-pound baby girl at the home of her sister, Mrs. V. M. Gehrt and husband at Bradgate, Iowa. Her mother, Mrs. T. L. Maitland, is there caring for the little miss.13

     In the obituary of J. Matt Maitland who died 17 March 1939, his sister, Emma Gehrt of Bradgate, was listed as a survivor.14,15
     Mrs. V. M. Gehrt of Bradgate, Iowa attended the funeral of Thomas M. Maitland on 17 June 1939 at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA.16
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 9 April 1941 :
Mrs. J. S. Peterson of Storm Lake, and Mrs. V. M. Gehrt and daughter, Esther Irene, of Bradgate, came Thursday for a visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland and their sister, Mrs. Laura Crooks and sons.17

     Mrs. V. M. Gehrt attended the funeral of John Severain Peterson on 4 January 1944 at Baptist Church, Storm Lake, Iowa, USA.18 Emma Cordelia Maitland , mother of the bride,was listed as a witness to the marriage of Ora Belle Gehrt and Doyle John Livasy on 9 August 1947 at Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, USA.19
     In the obituary of Thomas L. Maitland who died 7 May 1948, his daughter, Emma Gehrt of Bradgate, was listed as a survivor.20
     In the obituary of Emma Maitland who died 7 March 1963, her daughter, Emma C. Gehrt of Gilmore City, was listed as a survivor.21
     In the obituary of Mary Larson who died 17 September 2011,his wife, the former Emma Cordelia Maitland was listed as predeceased.22
     In the obituary of Dale Vernon Gehrt who died 1 June 2014, his parents, Vernon Michael Gehrt and Emma Cordelia Maitland were listed or implied as predeceased.23

Family

Vernon Michael Gehrt b. 11 Feb 1902, d. Aug 1980
Marriage*Emma married Vernon Michael Gehrt on 2 April 1924 at Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA.9,10,3,5,11,7 
MarWitReg*
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or a news article about their wedding:
The registration listed the following official witnesses: Adah Peterson and John Peterson.12
 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Emma Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  2. [S3579] Thomas L Maitland household, Jan 6, 1920 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Pleasant, Wright, Iowa; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 213, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_519; Image: 546.
  3. [S3729] Vernon M Gehrt household, 11 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Cummins, Pocahontas, Iowa; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 9, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 673; Image: 128.0; FHL microfilm: 2340408.
  4. [S3372] Iowa State Census collection, online Iowa State Census collection, Vernon Mike Gehrt household. Hereinafter cited as Iowa State Census collection.
  5. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Emma Cordelia Gehrt née Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    GEHRT
    Emma C.     1905 - 1992
    V. Mike     1902 - 1980.
  6. [S3578] Thomas Maitland household, Apr 30 , 1910 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Union, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0025;, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_396 Image: 215; FHL Number: 1374409.
  7. [S5536] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951 (Publisher: Iowa Department of Public Health), Ancestry.com, Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951; "Index and images of Iowa marriages"; cited as "Iowa, Marriage Records., Vernon Mike Gehrt & Emma Cordelya Martland.
  8. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Emma C. Gehrt. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  9. [S3372] Iowa State Census collection, online Iowa State Census collection, Vernon Mike Gehert household.
  10. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Doris Jean Gehrt.
  11. [S5535] Vernon Gehrt household, 05 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Bradgate, Humboldt, Iowa; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 46-1, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_1167.
  12. [S5536] "Iowa, Marriage Records", online Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951: Vernon Mike Gehrt & Emma Cordelya Maitland.
  13. [S5492] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Nov 4, 1936, Page 1, column 7 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Nashua Reporter (Nashua, Iowa); 4 Nov 1936, Wed, Page 1, column 7
    Mrs. Laura Crooks received word.... Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  14. [S5264] Former Mason Cityan Dead, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 24, 1939, page 3 column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: J. Matt Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  15. [S4080] U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx, Name: James M Maitland
    Death Date:     17 Mar 1939
    Cemetery:     Crystal Lake Cemetery
    Cemetery Location:     Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Enlistment Date:     3-11-1918
    Discharge Date:     2-13-1919
    Pension Number:      C-1626281
    Applicant:     Mrs. Leota B. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Headstone Applications for Military.
  16. [S10970] Local Items, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 21 Jun 1939, Page 5, column 7 viewed at Newspaper Archive, Funeral Attendees: Maitland, Thomas M.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  17. [S5503] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Apr 9. 1941, Page 8, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  18. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: John Severain Peterson
    Grave marker transcription:
    PETERSON
    (footstone) John S. Peterson     1888 - 1943
    (footstone) Adah V. Peterson     1898 - 1993.
  19. [S5508] Ora "Bea" Livasy, Fremont Tribune, Fremont, NE, Oct 14, 2002, viewed on-line, Obituary: Ora "Bea" Livasy. Hereinafter cited as Fremont Tribune.
  20. [S5500] Thomas L. Maitland, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, May 19, 1948, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 1 and Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 2. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  21. [S5267] Emma Maitland, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 7, 1963, page 15, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Emma Maitland née Brogan (Braga). Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  22. [S11237] Unknown article title, Harris Funeral Home, unknown location, Obituary: Mary Larson née Gehrt. Hereinafter cited as Harris Funeral Home.
  23. [S5511] Dale Vernon Gehrt, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home, Eufaula, OK, Jun 4, 2014 viewed at Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home, Obituary: Dale Vernon Gehrt. Hereinafter cited as Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home.
  24. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Ora Belle Gehrt; Birth: 05 Feb 1928, Mallard, Iowa; Death: 11 Oct 2002; Parents: Vernon M Gehrt & Emma C Gehrt. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.

Thomas Lawrence Maitland1,2,3

M, #27815, b. 20 October 1908, d. 15 January 1990
Father*Thomas Laurence Maitland4,1,2,5 b. 31 Oct 1865, d. 7 May 1948
Mother*Emma Oral Braga4,1,2,3 b. Oct 1872, d. 7 Mar 1963
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited11 Feb 2021
     He was born on 20 October 1908 at Union Twp., Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA.4,1,6,2,3,5 Alternatively, he was born in 1910 at Ohio, USA, according to the 1940 census.7 Thomas married Clara Elizabeth Moehring in 1928 at Boone County, Illinois, USA.5,8,7
     He died on 15 January 1990 at Joliet, Joliet Twp., Will County, Illinois, USA, at age 81.6,9

Census Data

     Thomas appeared on the 1910 Federal Census Union Twp., Cerro Gordo County, Iowa in the household of his parents, Thomas Maitland and Emma Maitland.4

Thomas L. appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Belmond, Pleasant Twp., Wright County, Iowa in the household of his parents, Thomas L. Maitland and Emma O. Maitland.2

Thomas L. Maitland and Clara Elizabeth Maitland appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Polk Twp., Bremer County, Iowa, enumerated 10 April 1930, enumerated as a farmer on a general farm. Their son James Abner was listed as living with them. His father, Thomas L. Maitland who was also included in this household was listed as a farm laborer.5
Thomas Maitland and Clara Maitland appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Rockford, Rockford Twp., Winnebago County, Illinois, enumerated 3 April 1940, enumerated as a weaver in a cloth factory. Their children James, Dorothy and Darwin were listed as living with them.7
     He was commonly known as Tommy.10,11
     In the obituary of J. Matt Maitland who died 17 March 1939, his brther, Thomas L. Maitland of Nashua, was listed as a survivor.12,13
     Thomas Lawrence Maitland attended the funeral of Thomas M. Maitland on 17 June 1939 at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA.14
     In the obituary of Thomas L. Maitland who died 7 May 1948, his son, Thomas L. Maitland Jr of Rolfe, was listed as a survivor.15
     In the obituary of Emma Maitland who died 7 March 1963, her son, Tom Maitland of Chester, was listed as a survivor.16
     In the obituary of James Abner Maitland who died 7 June 2008, his father, Thomas L. Maitland was listed as predeceased.17
     In the obituary of Darwin Maitland who died 30 December 2015, his parents, Tom Maitland and Clara Maitland were listed or implied as predeceased.18
     In the obituary of Dorothy Irene Skovbo who died 31 May 2017, her father, Thomas Maitland was listed as predeceased.19
     In the obituary of John L. Maitland Sr. who died 26 November 2020, his father, Thomas Maitland was listed as predeceased.20

Family

Clara Elizabeth Moehring b. 10 Aug 1910, d. 19 Jan 2008
Marriage*Thomas married Clara Elizabeth Moehring in 1928 at Boone County, Illinois, USA.5,8,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Thomas Larence Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  2. [S3579] Thomas L Maitland household, Jan 6, 1920 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Pleasant, Wright, Iowa; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 213, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T625_519; Image: 546.
  3. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Thomas Lawrence Maitland.
  4. [S3578] Thomas Maitland household, Apr 30 , 1910 U.S. Census, Washington, DC, USA, Union, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0025;, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T624_396 Image: 215; FHL Number: 1374409.
  5. [S3580] Thomas L Maitland household, 10 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Polk, Bremer, Iowa; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 9-17, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 644; Image: 321.0; Family History Library Film: 2340379.
  6. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Thomas L. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  7. [S11220] Thomas Maitland household, 03 April 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 101-44, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration.
  8. [S7298] Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940 (Publisher: FamilySearch), Ancestry.com, Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940; "Original data: Marriage Records. Illinois Marriages. Images may not be included"; cited as "Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940., Thomas Lawrence Maitland and Clara Elizabeth; married 1928, Boone, Illinois, USA.
  9. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Thomas Lawrence Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    MAITLAND
    Thomas L.     1908 - 1990
    Clara E.     1910 - 2008.
  10. [S5493] T. L. Maitland Died Last Week at Rolfe, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, May 12, 1948, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, T. L. Maitland Died Last Week at Rolfe. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  11. [S5499] Celebrate Their Golden Wedding Anniversary, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 17 Jun 1936, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, 50th Anniversary: Mr. & Mrs. T. L. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  12. [S5264] Former Mason Cityan Dead, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 24, 1939, page 3 column 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: J. Matt Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  13. [S4080] U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx, Name: James M Maitland
    Death Date:     17 Mar 1939
    Cemetery:     Crystal Lake Cemetery
    Cemetery Location:     Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Enlistment Date:     3-11-1918
    Discharge Date:     2-13-1919
    Pension Number:      C-1626281
    Applicant:     Mrs. Leota B. Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Headstone Applications for Military.
  14. [S10970] Local Items, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 21 Jun 1939, Page 5, column 7 viewed at Newspaper Archive, Funeral Attendees: Maitland, Thomas M.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  15. [S5500] Thomas L. Maitland, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, May 19, 1948, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 1 and Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 2. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  16. [S5267] Emma Maitland, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar 7, 1963, page 15, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Emma Maitland née Brogan (Braga). Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  17. [S3851] James Abner Maitland Obituary, Lampe Funeral Home, Lake City, IA, Jun 8, 2008 viewed at www.lampefuneralhome.com, This obituary is no longer available on the Lampe Funeral Home web site. Hereinafter cited as Lampe Funeral Home.
  18. [S11229] Darwin "Mate" Maitland, 1932 - 2015, The Idaho Statesman, Boise, Idaho, 02 Jan 2016, Page C10 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Darwin 'Mate" Maitland, 1932-2015 (Aged 83). Hereinafter cited as Idaho Statesman.
  19. [S11227] Dorothy Maitland Skovbo | 1930 - 2017 | Obituary, Hasemann Funeral Home, Laurel, Nebraska, about 02 Jun 2017 viewed at Hasemann Funeral Home, Obituary: Dorothy I. Skovbo (1930 - 2017). Hereinafter cited as Hasemann Funeral Home.
  20. [S11223] Obituaries: John L. Maitland, Sr., The Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, 06 Dec 2020, Page B7 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: John L. Maitland, Sr., 1945-2020 (Aged 75). Hereinafter cited as Courier.
  21. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: James A. Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    MAITLAND
    Loving Mother Wanda Mae Lee     Sept. 30, 1933 - Mar. 31, 1997
    Loving Father James A.     Jan. 17, 1929 - Jun. 7, 2008.
  22. [S11224] Engagements: Maitland--Alexander, The Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, 22 Jun 2005, Page 42, columns 3 & 4 viewed at Newspapers.com, Upcoming Wedding Announcement: Maitland--Alexander. Hereinafter cited as Courier.

Hazel Maitland1,2,3

F, #27816, b. 8 November 1889, d. 8 November 1889
Father*Thomas Laurence Maitland1,2,3 b. 31 Oct 1865, d. 7 May 1948
Mother*Emma Oral Braga1,2,3 b. Oct 1872, d. 7 Mar 1963
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited14 Jan 2021
     She died on 8 November 1889 at Iowa, USA.2,3 She was born on 8 November 1889 at Iowa, USA.1,2,3      Hazel Maitland was buried at Amsterdam (Avery Twp.) Cemetery, Avery Twp., Hancock County, Iowa, USA.2,3

Citations

  1. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  2. [S3649] Amsterdam a.k.a. Avery Twp Cemetery, online http://iowagravestones.org/cemetery_list.php, Hazel Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Cora Bell     Aug. 23, 1887 - Sep. 8, 1887
    Hazel     Nov. 8, 1889 - Nov. 8, 1889
    Mary Cordelia     May 1, 1891 - Feb. 13, 1896
    Children of T.L. and Emma Maitland. Hereinafter cited as Amsterdam a.k.a. Avery Twp Cemetery.
  3. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Hazel Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    Cora Bell     Aug. 23, 1887 - Sep. 8, 1887
    Hazel     Nov. 8, 1889 - Nov. 8, 1889
    Mary Cordelia     May 1, 1891 - Feb. 13, 1896
    Children of T.L. and Emma Maitland.

Vernon Michael Gehrt1,2,3

M, #27817, b. 11 February 1902, d. August 1980
Father*Emil Gehrt4,5 b. c 1864
Mother*Isabel Smith5
Last Edited26 Feb 2021
     He was born on 11 February 1902 at Adair County, Iowa, USA.6,7,2,3 Vernon married Emma Cordelia Maitland on 2 April 1924 at Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA.7,1,2,8,4,5
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or a news article about their wedding:
The registration listed the following official witnesses: Adah Peterson and John Peterson.9

     He died in August 1980 at age 78.6,3      Vernon Michael Gehrt was buried at Marble Valley Cemetery, Gilmore City, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA.3

Census Data

     Vernon Michael Gehrt appeared on the 1925 State Census of Ellington Twp., Palo Alto County, Iowa, enumerated 1 January 1925.10
Vernon M. Gehrt and Emma C. Gehrt appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Cummins Twp., Pocahontas County, Iowa, enumerated 11 April 1930, enumerated as a farmer on a general farm. Their children Mary L. and Ora Belle were listed as living with them.2
Vernon Gehrt and Emma Gehrt appeared on the 1940 U.S. Federal Census of Bradgate, Humboldt County, Iowa, enumerated 5 April 1940, enumerated as a proprietor of a portable feed mill.. Their children Mary, Ora Belle and Dale were listed as living with them.4
     He was commonly known as Mike.3 His name was also recorded as Vernon Mike Gehert.7,5
     V. M. Gehrt of Bradgate, Iowa attended the funeral of Thomas M. Maitland on 17 June 1939 at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA.11
     V. M. Gehrt attended the funeral of John Severain Peterson on 4 January 1944 at Baptist Church, Storm Lake, Iowa, USA.12 Vernon Michael Gehrt , father of the bride,was listed as a witness to the marriage of Ora Belle Gehrt and Doyle John Livasy on 9 August 1947 at Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, USA.13
     In the obituary of Mary Larson who died 17 September 2011, her father, Vernon Michael Gehrt was listed as predeceased.14
     In the obituary of Dale Vernon Gehrt who died 1 June 2014, his parents, Vernon Michael Gehrt and Emma Cordelia Maitland were listed or implied as predeceased.15

Family

Emma Cordelia Maitland b. 18 Nov 1905, d. 21 Jan 1992
Marriage*Vernon married Emma Cordelia Maitland on 2 April 1924 at Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA.7,1,2,8,4,5 
MarWitReg
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or a news article about their wedding:
The registration listed the following official witnesses: Adah Peterson and John Peterson.9
 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Doris Jean Gehrt. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  2. [S3729] Vernon M Gehrt household, 11 Apr 1930 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Cummins, Pocahontas, Iowa; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 9, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 673; Image: 128.0; FHL microfilm: 2340408.
  3. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., [ Vernon Michael “Mike” Gehrt]
    Grave marker transcription:
    GEHRT
    Emma C.     1905 - 1992
    V. Mike     1902 - 1980.
  4. [S5535] Vernon Gehrt household, 05 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Bradgate, Humboldt, Iowa; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 46-1, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_1167.
  5. [S5536] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951 (Publisher: Iowa Department of Public Health), Ancestry.com, Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951; "Index and images of Iowa marriages"; cited as "Iowa, Marriage Records., Vernon Mike Gehrt & Emma Cordelya Martland.
  6. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: V. Gehrt. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  7. [S3372] Iowa State Census collection, online Iowa State Census collection, Vernon Mike Gehert household. Hereinafter cited as Iowa State Census collection.
  8. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: Emma Cordelia Gehrt née Maitland
    Grave marker transcription:
    GEHRT
    Emma C.     1905 - 1992
    V. Mike     1902 - 1980.
  9. [S5536] "Iowa, Marriage Records", online Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951: Vernon Mike Gehrt & Emma Cordelya Maitland.
  10. [S3372] Iowa State Census collection, online Iowa State Census collection, Vernon Mike Gehrt household.
  11. [S10970] Local Items, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, Iowa, 21 Jun 1939, Page 5, column 7 viewed at Newspaper Archive, Funeral Attendees: Maitland, Thomas M.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  12. [S3862] "Find A Grave", online Find A Grave search page: John Severain Peterson
    Grave marker transcription:
    PETERSON
    (footstone) John S. Peterson     1888 - 1943
    (footstone) Adah V. Peterson     1898 - 1993.
  13. [S5508] Ora "Bea" Livasy, Fremont Tribune, Fremont, NE, Oct 14, 2002, viewed on-line, Obituary: Ora "Bea" Livasy. Hereinafter cited as Fremont Tribune.
  14. [S11237] Unknown article title, Harris Funeral Home, unknown location, Obituary: Mary Larson née Gehrt. Hereinafter cited as Harris Funeral Home.
  15. [S5511] Dale Vernon Gehrt, Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home, Eufaula, OK, Jun 4, 2014 viewed at Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home, Obituary: Dale Vernon Gehrt. Hereinafter cited as Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home.
  16. [S283] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (United States: Social Security Administration), Name: Ora Belle Gehrt; Birth: 05 Feb 1928, Mallard, Iowa; Death: 11 Oct 2002; Parents: Vernon M Gehrt & Emma C Gehrt. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Social Security Applications.

Herbert L. Crooks1

M, #27819, b. circa 1896
Last Edited16 Nov 2020
     He was born circa 1896 at Iowa, USA.2 Herbert married Laura M. Maitland circa 1922.1,2 Herbert L. Crooks and Laura M. Maitland were divorced.3

Census Data

     Herbert L. Crooks and Laura M. Crooks appeared on the 1930 U.S. Federal Census of Des Moines, Lee Twp., Polk County, Iowa, enumerated 4 April 1930, enumerated as a driver in bus transportation. Their children Ralph O and Robert L were listed as living with them.2
     In the obituary of Robert L Crooks who died 26 February 1945, his father, Herbert Crooks of Chicago, was listed as a survivor.4

Family

Laura M. Maitland b. 21 Jan 1900, d. 17 Dec 1977
Children

Citations

  1. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Ralph Orland Crooks. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  2. [S3590] Herbert L Crooks household, Apr 4, 1930 Household Census, Washington, DC, USA, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 77-57, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 676; Image: 192.0; Family History Library Film: 2340411.
  3. [S5491] Laura Crooks household, 04 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 19-1, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_1147.
  4. [S5274] Nashua Soldier Killed Oversea, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar. 16, 1945, page 8, column 7 & 8 viewed at Newspapers.com, Pfc. Robert L. Crooks (killed in action). Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  5. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Robert Lee Crooks.

Ralph Orland Crooks1,2,3

M, #27820, b. 13 November 1925, d. 4 May 2005
Father*Herbert L. Crooks1,4 b. c 1896
Mother*Laura M. Maitland1,4,5 b. 21 Jan 1900, d. 17 Dec 1977
Relationship4th cousin of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited9 Mar 2021
     He was born on 13 November 1925 at Ames, Story County, Iowa, USA.6,1,2,4,5,7
     He died on 4 May 2005 at age 79.6,2,7      Ralph Orland Crooks was buried at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado, USA.2,7
     
Military Service

     Ralph Orland Crooks began military service circa March 1944.8 Cpl. Ralph O Crooks ended his military service on 31 May 1946 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA,
End of Military Service section.8

Census Data

     Ralph O appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Des Moines, Lee Twp., Polk County, Iowa in the household of his parents, Herbert L. Crooks and Laura M. Crooks.4

Ralph O appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Nashua, Bradford Twp., Chickasaw County, Iowa in the household of hismother, Laura Crooks.5
     Ralph Orland Crooks, grandson, was referenced in a newspaper article about Thomas Laurence Maitland and Emma Oral Braga on 24 December 1941.9
     Ralph Crooks, of Cambridge, Minnesota attended the funeral of John Severain Peterson on 4 January 1944 at Baptist Church, Storm Lake, Iowa, USA.10
     In the obituary of Robert L Crooks who died 26 February 1945, his brother, Pvt. Ralph Crooks with the marines in the South Pacific, was listed as a survivor.3
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Nashua, Iowa Nashua Reporter 12 June 1946 :
Discharged
Cpl. Ralph Crooks, son of Mrs. Laura Crooks of Storm Lake, formerly of Nashua, received his discharge at Chicago the last of May, after serving in the First Marine division two years and two months. He was stationed on Russel Island, was in the invasion of Okinawa, where he received phosphorous burns and was later at Tientsin, China. He has the purple heart and one battle star besides his service stripes. He came from Detroit Sunday evening, where he had been visiting his father and is a guest at the Florence Chadwick home here with his mother.8
In the obituary of Thomas L. Maitland which printed 7 May 1948, his grandson, Ralph Crooks was listed as a pallbearer.11

Citations

  1. [S3545] Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, online Iowa, Births and Christenings, 1800-1999, Name: Ralph Orland Crooks. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, Births and Christenings.
  2. [S3562] U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8750, Name: Ralph O Crooks. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006.
  3. [S5274] Nashua Soldier Killed Oversea, Mason City Globe-Gazette, Mason City, IA, Mar. 16, 1945, page 8, column 7 & 8 viewed at Newspapers.com, Pfc. Robert L. Crooks (killed in action). Hereinafter cited as Mason City Globe-Gazette.
  4. [S3590] Herbert L Crooks household, Apr 4, 1930 Household Census, Washington, DC, USA, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 77-57, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: 676; Image: 192.0; Family History Library Film: 2340411.
  5. [S5491] Laura Crooks household, 04 Apr 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Washington, DC, USA, Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 19-1, United States of America, Bureau of the Census; National Archives and Records Administration Roll: T627_1147.
  6. [S501] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, online 1935-2014, Name: Ralph O. Crooks. Hereinafter cited as SSDI.
  7. [S5510] Nationwide Gravesite Locator, online http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/, CROOKS, RALPH O
    CPL US MARINE CORPS
    WORLD WAR II
    DATE OF BIRTH: 11/13/1925
    DATE OF DEATH: 05/04/2005
    BURIED AT: SECTION S SITE 5931
    FT. LOGAN NATIONAL CEMETERY
    4400 WEST KENYON AVENUE DENVER, CO 80236
    (303) 761-0117. Hereinafter cited as Nationwide Gravesite Locator.
  8. [S5502] Discharged, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Jun 12, 1946, Page 1, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Discharged (from service) - Cpl Ralph Crooks. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  9. [S5504] (none), Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, Dec 4. 1940, Page 5, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com, The Nashua Reporter (Nashua, Iowa); 24 Dec 1941, Wed, Page 8, column 3
    Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Maitland and Mrs. Laura Crooks and sons, Robert and Ralph, enjoyed a visit Thursday night with the former's grandson, Harvey Maitland, who is a staff sargent in the infantry station at Camp Walters, Texas.. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.
  10. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., John Severain Peterson
    Grave marker transcription:
    PETERSON
    (footstone) John S. Peterson     1888 - 1943
    (footstone) Adah V. Peterson     1898 - 1993.
  11. [S5500] Thomas L. Maitland, Nashua Reporter, Nashua, IA, May 19, 1948, Page 1, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 1 and Obituary: Thomas L Maitland - Part 2. Hereinafter cited as Nashua Reporter.