Vergene A Renwick1,2,3,4

F, #27882, b. 1 January 1921, d. 9 August 1981
Father*John Thomas Renwick1,5,4 b. 24 May 1883, d. 10 Jun 1944
Mother*Mary Harriett Glidden1,5,4 b. 1892 or 1893
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited23 Mar 2017
     She was born on 1 January 1921 at Illinois, USA.1,5,6 Vergene married James Richard Murdock on 31 December 1943 at Methodist parsonage, Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USA.4,2,3,6
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or news article about their wedding:
The Maid of Honour and Best Man were John Renwick. His parent(s) were listed as Charles J Murdock and Mrs Charles J Murdock. Her parent(s) were listed as John Renwick and Mrs John Renwick.2

     She died on 9 August 1981 at age 60.6 Vergene A Renwick was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA.6

Census Data

     Virgine appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of DeKalb, DeKalb Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois in the household of her parents, John Renwick and Mary Renwick.5
     The following newspaper article appeared in the Sycamore, Illinois True Republican 4 January 1944 :
Societies and Clubs
A pretty holiday wedding was solemnized here on Friday evening at the Methodist parsonage when the lives of Miss Vergene Renwick, attractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Renwick of Sycamore and James Richard Murdock, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Murdock of Columbus, Ohio, were united in marriage, the impressive ceremony being read by Dr. H. H. Hough. They were attended by Miss Carrie Considine and John Renwick, Jr. the latter a brother of the bride.

The bride was becomingly attired in an orchid suit with which she wore black accessories and a corsage of gardenias. Her only piece of jewelry was a mother of pearl lavaliere, a gift from the groom.

Miss Considine chose an acqua (sic) suit with brown accessories. White carnations comprised her corsage.

Following the nuptial rites, a delectable turkey dinner was served at the home of the bride's aunt, Mrs. Charles Rosene of this city. Places were laid for 19 at a table beautifully decorated in poinsettias and centered with a large tiered wedding cake. After felicitations had been extended the happy young couple departed on a brief honeymoon trip.

The new Mrs. Murdock is a graduate of the DeKalb Township High school and is now employed at the Interstate Aircraft in DeKalb. Her husband is also employed there.

Their many friends are extending best wishes to them for a happy wedded life.2

     In the obituary of John Thomas Renwick who died 10 June 1944, John's daughter, Mrs Richard Murdock was listed as a survivor.7,8 She, the bride's daughter,was listed as a guest at the marriage of Arthur H Holcomb and Mary Glidden Renwick on 22 July 1952.9
     In the obituary of Jack Renwick who died 14 December 1960, Jack's sister, Mrs J R Murdock was listed as a survivor.10
     In the obituary of Lewis W Renwick who died 16 January 1974, Lewis's sister, Vergene A Renwick was listed as a survivor.11

Family

James Richard Murdock b. 16 Dec 1917, d. 29 Jul 1994
Marriage*Vergene married James Richard Murdock on 31 December 1943 at Methodist parsonage, Sycamore, Sycamore Twp., DeKalb County, Illinois, USA.4,2,3,6 
MarWitReg
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or news article about their wedding:
The Maid of Honour and Best Man were John Renwick. His parent(s) were listed as Charles J Murdock and Mrs Charles J Murdock. Her parent(s) were listed as John Renwick and Mrs John Renwick.2
 
Children
  • Deborah Lynn Murdock b. 4 May 1955, d. 14 Aug 2007; assumption based on proximity in cemetery, and style of marker12
  • Rebecca Ann Murdock b. 11 Mar 1957, d. 5 Nov 1965; assumption based on proximity in cemetery, and style of marker13

Citations

  1. [S3924] Unknown article title, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 6 Jan 1942, Page 2 viewed at Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  2. [S3931] Societies and Clubs, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 4 Jan 1944, Page 2 viewed at Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  3. [S3932] Court House Events - Marriage Licenses Issued, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 7 Jan 1944, Page 2 viewed at Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  4. [S3919] John Thomas Renwick Dies Saturday Night., True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, June 13, 1944, Page 2 viewed at Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  5. [S3929] John Renwick household, Apr 2, 1930 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Dekalb, Dekalb, Illinois; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 19-13, Ancestry.com Roll: 510; Image: 227.0; Family History Library Film: 2340245.
  6. [S4199] 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 R and Vergene R Murdock
    Grave marker transcription:
    Murdock
    Their Love is Our Light     1 Cor 13:13
    James R     Dec. 26, 1917 - July 29, 1994
    Vergene R.     Jan 1, 1921 - Aug 9, 1981.
  7. [S3491] 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: John Thomas Renwick.
  8. [S3919] True Republican, June 13, 1944, Page 2, John Thomas Renwick Dies Saturday Night.
  9. [S3812] Arthur Holcomb, Mrs. Mary Renwick United in Marriage, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, July 22, 1952, Page 2, column 3 & 4 viewed at Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  10. [S3981] Receive Word Here of Accidental Death of Jack Renwick, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 16 Dec 1960, Page 2 viewed at Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.
  11. [S7043] Lewis W. Renwick, undated newspaper clipping, Illinois, about Jan 18, 1974 viewed at Joiner History Room Obituary Database, Lewis W. Renwick. Hereinafter cited as undated newspaper clipping.
  12. [S7100] Billion Graves, online Billion Graves, Mount Hope Cemetery - San Diego, CA
    Deborah Lynn Murdock
    Murdock
    Rebecca Ann     March 11, 1957 - November 5, 1965
    Deborah Lynn     May 4, 1955 - August 14, 2007
    Love is the Greatest Gift     Cor 13:13Transcription:. Hereinafter cited as Billion Graves.
  13. [S7100] Billion Graves, online Billion Graves, Mount Hope Cemetery - San Diego, CA
    Rebecca Ann Murdock
    Murdock
    Rebecca Ann     March 11, 1957 - November 5, 1965
    Deborah Lynn     May 4, 1955 - August 14, 2007
    Love is the Greatest Gift     Cor 13:13Transcription:.

Charles J Murdock1

M, #27886
Last Edited23 Mar 2017
     Charles married Mrs Charles J Murdock.1
     Charles J Murdock was recorded as the father of the bridegroom at the marriage of James Richard Murdock and Vergene Renwick on 4 January 1944.1

Family

Mrs Charles J Murdock
Child

Citations

  1. [S3931] Societies and Clubs, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, 4 Jan 1944, Page 2 viewed at Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.

James Beardlsey1

M, #27888, b. May 1853
Last Edited7 Feb 2016
     He was born in May 1853 at New York, USA.1 James married Louise M Walker circa 1874.1,2,3

Census Data

     James L Beardsly and Louise M Beardsley appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas, enumerated 8 June 1880, enumerated as a policeman. Their children Edna M, Wm, Scahel and Mary were listed as living with them.2
James Beardlsey and Louis M Walker appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of Elgin, Elgin Twp., Kane County, Illinois, enumerated 7 June 1900, enumerated as a stone cutter. They had been married for 26 years. Louis(e) had 7 children living.. Their children Wm C, Schoville C, Sarah S, Lola A, Rena C and Edna were listed as living with them.1

Family

Louise M Walker b. Mar 1852
Children

Citations

  1. [S3941] James Beardsley household, 7 June 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 94., Ancestry.com Roll: T623.
  2. [S3943] James Beardsly household, June 8, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Atchison City, Atchison, Kansas; Page: 367C; Enumeration District: 004, Ancestry.com Roll: 372; Family History Film: 1254372; Image: 0739.
  3. [S3491] 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: Scovel Centennial Beardsley.
  4. [S4448] World War I Draft Registration, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482, Name: Scovel Centennial Beardsley. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.

Louise M Walker1,2

F, #27889, b. March 1852
Last Edited7 Feb 2016
     She was born in March 1852 at Chenango Forks, New York, USA.3,1,2 Louise married James Beardlsey circa 1874.3,1,2

Census Data

     Louise M Beardsley and James L Beardsly appeared on the 1880 U.S. Federal Census of Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas, enumerated 8 June 1880, enumerated as a policeman. Their children Edna M, Wm, Scahel and Mary were listed as living with them.1
Louis M Walker and James Beardlsey appeared on the 1900 U.S. Federal Census of Elgin, Elgin Twp., Kane County, Illinois, enumerated 7 June 1900, enumerated as a stone cutter. They had been married for 26 years. Louis(e) had 7 children living.. Their children Wm C, Schoville C, Sarah S, Lola A, Rena C and Edna were listed as living with them.3
     Her name was also recorded as Louis M.3
     In the obituary of Scovel C Beardsley who died 15 November 1929, Scovel's mother, Louise M Beardsley was listed as a survivor.4

Family

James Beardlsey b. May 1853
Children

Citations

  1. [S3943] James Beardsly household, June 8, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Atchison City, Atchison, Kansas; Page: 367C; Enumeration District: 004, Ancestry.com Roll: 372; Family History Film: 1254372; Image: 0739.
  2. [S3491] 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: Scovel Centennial Beardsley.
  3. [S3941] James Beardsley household, 7 June 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 94., Ancestry.com Roll: T623.
  4. [S7059] Scovel C. Beardsley, 53, Died In Elgin Hospital, undated newspaper clipping, Illinois, Nov 23, 1929 viewed at Joiner History Room Obituary Database, Scovel C. Beardsley, 53, Died In Elgin Hospital. Hereinafter cited as undated newspaper clipping.
  5. [S4448] World War I Draft Registration, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482, Name: Scovel Centennial Beardsley. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.

Scovel Centennial Beardsley1,2

M, #27890, b. 9 August 1876, d. 15 November 1929
Father*James Beardlsey3,4,1,2 b. May 1853
Mother*Louise M Walker3,4,1,2 b. Mar 1852
Last Edited26 Jun 2019
     He was born on 9 August 1876 at Oxford, New York, USA.3,4,1,2
     He died on 15 November 1929 at Elgin, Elgin Twp., Kane County, Illinois, USA, at age 53 his occupation was given as electrician.1
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Louise M Beardsley, William C Beardsley and Edna M Dahl.5 Alternatively, he died on 16 November 1929 at Sherman Hospital, Elgin, Kane County, Illinois, USA, at age 53.5 Scovel Centennial Beardsley was buried on 19 November 1929 at Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin, Elgin Twp., Kane County, Illinois, USA.1,5

Census Data

     Scahel appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas in the household of his parents, James L Beardsly and Louise M Beardsley.4

Schoville C appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Elgin, Elgin Twp., Kane County, Illinois in the household of his parents, James Beardlsey and Louis M Walker.3
     Scovel Centennial Beardsley registered for the draft on 4 September 1918 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA. His occupation was given as electrician for the Capitol Electic Co.2
     The following obituary appeared 23 November 1929:
Scovel C. Beardsley, 53, Died In Elgin Hospital
Scovel C. Beardsley. son of Mrs. Louise M. Beardsley Hooker. 259 Ann street, Elgin. and twin brother of William C. Beardsley of Sycamore. died Saturday afternoon at Sherman hospital. in Elgin. Mr. Beardsley was 53 years old. His early life was spent in Elgin and later he resided in Chicago.

Besides his mother and twin brother. William C. Beardsley, he leaves three sisters. Mrs. Edna M. Dahl of Rockford. Ill.. Mrs. A. G. Phillips of Caney. Kas., and Mrs. J. J. O'Hearn of Chicago.

Funeral services were held at the Fredrick and Marsh undertaking parlors in Elgin Tuesday afternoon and the burial was in Bluff City cemetery, Elgin.5


Citations

  1. [S3491] 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: Scovel Centennial Beardsley.
  2. [S4448] World War I Draft Registration, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6482, Name: Scovel Centennial Beardsley. Hereinafter cited as WWI Draft Registration.
  3. [S3941] James Beardsley household, 7 June 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 94., Ancestry.com Roll: T623.
  4. [S3943] James Beardsly household, June 8, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Atchison City, Atchison, Kansas; Page: 367C; Enumeration District: 004, Ancestry.com Roll: 372; Family History Film: 1254372; Image: 0739.
  5. [S7059] Scovel C. Beardsley, 53, Died In Elgin Hospital, undated newspaper clipping, Illinois, Nov 23, 1929 viewed at Joiner History Room Obituary Database, Scovel C. Beardsley, 53, Died In Elgin Hospital. Hereinafter cited as undated newspaper clipping.

Sarah S Beardsley1

F, #27891, b. June 1882
Father*James Beardlsey1 b. May 1853
Mother*Louise M Walker1 b. Mar 1852
Last Edited18 Mar 2012
     She was born in June 1882 at Indiana, USA.1

Census Data

     Sarah S appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Elgin, Elgin Twp., Kane County, Illinois in the household of her parents, James Beardlsey and Louis M Walker, listed as a correspondent.1

Citations

  1. [S3941] James Beardsley household, 7 June 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 94., Ancestry.com Roll: T623.

Lola A Beardsley1

F, #27892, b. July 1886
Father*James Beardlsey1 b. May 1853
Mother*Louise M Walker1 b. Mar 1852
Last Edited18 Mar 2012
     She was born in July 1886 at New York, USA.1

Census Data

     Lola A appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Elgin, Elgin Twp., Kane County, Illinois in the household of her parents, James Beardlsey and Louis M Walker.1

Citations

  1. [S3941] James Beardsley household, 7 June 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 94., Ancestry.com Roll: T623.

Rena C Beardsley1

F, #27893, b. November 1893
Father*James Beardlsey1 b. May 1853
Mother*Louise M Walker1 b. Mar 1852
Last Edited18 Mar 2012
     She was born in November 1893 at Illinois, USA.1

Census Data

     Rena C appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Elgin, Elgin Twp., Kane County, Illinois in the household of her parents, James Beardlsey and Louis M Walker.1

Citations

  1. [S3941] James Beardsley household, 7 June 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 94., Ancestry.com Roll: T623.

Edna M Beardsley1

F, #27894, b. June 1875
Father*James Beardlsey2,3 b. May 1853
Mother*Louise M Walker2,3 b. Mar 1852
Last Edited17 Oct 2016
     She was born in June 1875 at New York, USA.2,3 Edna married (?) Clarkson circa 1899.2

Census Data

     Edna M appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas in the household of her parents, James L Beardsly and Louise M Beardsley.3

Edna appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Elgin, Elgin Twp., Kane County, Illinois in the household of her parents, James Beardlsey and Louis M Walker, listed as a typesetter.2
     In the obituary of Scovel C Beardsley who died 15 November 1929, Scovel's sister, Edna M Dahl was listed as a survivor.4
     In the obituary of William Beardsley who died 18 December 1945, William's sister, Edna Dahl was listed as a survivor.5

Family

(?) Clarkson

Citations

  1. [S3942] George P Clarkson household, 20 4 1910 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0201, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_947; Image: 311; FHL Number: 1374960., George P Clarkson household.
  2. [S3941] James Beardsley household, 7 June 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 94., Ancestry.com Roll: T623.
  3. [S3943] James Beardsly household, June 8, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Atchison City, Atchison, Kansas; Page: 367C; Enumeration District: 004, Ancestry.com Roll: 372; Family History Film: 1254372; Image: 0739.
  4. [S7059] Scovel C. Beardsley, 53, Died In Elgin Hospital, undated newspaper clipping, Illinois, Nov 23, 1929 viewed at Joiner History Room Obituary Database, Scovel C. Beardsley, 53, Died In Elgin Hospital. Hereinafter cited as undated newspaper clipping.
  5. [S3805] Wm. Beardsley of Genoa Summoned, True Republican, Sycamore, Illinois, December 21, 1945, Page 1 viewed at Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection, Wm. Beardsley. Hereinafter cited as True Republican.

George P Clarkson1,2

M, #27895, b. circa 1871
Last Edited23 Feb 2012
     He was born circa 1871 at New York, USA.2 George married Edna (?) circa 1904.2

Census Data

     George P Clarkson appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie County, New York, enumerated 20 April 1910, enumerated as a travelling salesman (coal) and his sister-in-law, Eliz E Jones was a milliner in a millinery store.2

Family

Edna (?) b. c 1872

Citations

  1. [S3941] James Beardsley household, 7 June 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 94., Ancestry.com Roll: T623.
  2. [S3942] George P Clarkson household, 20 4 1910 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0201, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_947; Image: 311; FHL Number: 1374960., George P Clarkson household.

Eliz E (?)1

F, #27896, b. circa 1868
Last Edited23 Feb 2012
     She was born circa 1868 at New York, USA.1

Census Data

     Eliz E (?) appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie County, New York, in the household of George P Clarkson.1

Citations

  1. [S3942] George P Clarkson household, 20 4 1910 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0201, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_947; Image: 311; FHL Number: 1374960., George P Clarkson household.

Edna (?)1

F, #27897, b. circa 1872
Last Edited23 Feb 2012
     She was born circa 1872 at New York, USA.1 Edna married George P Clarkson circa 1904.1

Census Data

     Edna (?) appeared on the 1910 U.S. Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie County, New York, in the household of George P Clarkson.1

Family

George P Clarkson b. c 1871

Citations

  1. [S3942] George P Clarkson household, 20 4 1910 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0201, Ancestry.com Roll: T624_947; Image: 311; FHL Number: 1374960., George P Clarkson household.

(?) Clarkson1

M, #27899
Last Edited18 Mar 2012
     (?) married Edna M Beardsley circa 1899.1

Family

Edna M Beardsley b. Jun 1875

Citations

  1. [S3941] James Beardsley household, 7 June 1900 U.S. Census, Provo, Utah, USA, Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 94., Ancestry.com Roll: T623.

Mary Beardsly1

F, #27900, b. circa 1879
Father*James Beardlsey1 b. May 1853
Mother*Louise M Walker1 b. Mar 1852
Last Edited18 Mar 2012
     She was born circa 1879 at Kansas, USA.1

Census Data

     Mary appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas in the household of her parents, James L Beardsly and Louise M Beardsley.1

Citations

  1. [S3943] James Beardsly household, June 8, 1880 U.S. census, Provo, Utah, USA, Atchison City, Atchison, Kansas; Page: 367C; Enumeration District: 004, Ancestry.com Roll: 372; Family History Film: 1254372; Image: 0739.