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52 Ancestors: Ancestor #10 Julia Ann Panzer

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52 Ancestors: Ancestor #10: Julia Ann Pazer.  I am behind in my blog posts!  I am making an attempt to catch up.  52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks a blog prompt by Amy Johnson Crow http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/posts/challenge-52-ancestors-in-52-weeks/




Julia Ann Panzer was born on 28 May 1864 in Germany. She was the daughter of Adam Panzer  and Emile Isles.  She appeared in the census on 12 Jun 1900 in Franklin Township, Pulaski, Indiana.  She also appeared in the census on 27 Apr 1910 in Wayne Township, Starke, Indiana.  

Julia died Brights disease and arsenic poison on 9 Jun 1916 at the age of 52 in Denham, Pulaski, Indiana. She was buried on 13 Jun 1916 at Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery in Denham, Pulaski, Indiana, United States. Her obituary was published in the North Judson News on 15 Jun 1916 in North Judson, Starke , Indiana, United States. 

Julia had ten children and eight that survived per the 1910 census. This informationcontradicts the number of children mentioned in her husband&…

52 Ancestors: Ancestor #9 Wilhelm Gustav Skibbe

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52 Ancestors: Ancestor #9: Wilhelm Gustav Skibbe.  I am behind in my blog posts!  I am making an attempt to catch up.  52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks a blog prompt by Amy Johnson Crow http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/posts/challenge-52-ancestors-in-52-weeks/




Wilhelm Gustav Skibbe was born on 12 Sep 1857 in Prussia. He and his wife immigrated to the United States in the late 1880's and settled in Chicago.  His wife was named Julia Ann Panzer. In 1897, the year he was naturalized, he and his wife lived at 1245 S 20th St in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. The 1920 census finds Wilhelm and family in Franklin Township, Pulaski, Indiana.   He appeared in the census on 27 Apr 1910 in Wayne Township, Starke, Indiana, United States. Information on the 1920 census indicates a possible marriage date of 1884.  The 1920 census taken on 12 Feb 1920 again showed the family living in  Wayne Township, Starke, Indiana. On the  6 May 1930 census records confirm the family living in Wayne Township, St…

52 Ancestors: Ancestor #8 Stella Adams

52 Ancestors: Ancestor #8 Stella Ann Adams.  I am behind in my blog posts!  I am making an attempt to catch up.  52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks a blog prompt by Amy Johnson Crow http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/posts/challenge-52-ancestors-in-52-weeks/
Stella Ann Adams was born on 25 Aug 1878 in Monroe City, Knox , Indiana, United States.   She was the daughter of James A. Adams and Mahala A. The information listing her father’s name on her death certificate was filled out by her husband Pearl Poundstone.  He listed her mother as unknown.  
She appeared in the census on 23 Jun 1880 in Harrison Township, Knox, Indiana in the household of James B. and Mahala A. Adams.   At the age of 18 she married Pearl Ora Poundstone in Carlisle, Lonoke, Arkansas.
She appeared in the census on 26 Jun 1900 in Cerro Gordo, Piatt, Illinois, United States. Stella appeared in the census on 20 Apr 1910 in Bement, Piatt, Illinois, United States. She died Influenza and pneumonia on 25 Oct 1918 at the age of 40 in Bemen…

52 Ancestors: Ancestor #7: Pearl Ora Poundstone

52 Ancestors: Ancestor #7 Pearl Ora Poundstone I am behind in my blog posts!  I am making an attempt to catch up.  52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks a blog prompt by Amy Johnson Crow http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/posts/challenge-52-ancestors-in-52-weeks/

Pearl Ora Poundstone was born on 13 Sep 1875 in Young America, Cass, Indiana to Richard and Susannah Zeck Poundstone.  He was the fifth child of six born to the couple.   The household consisted of his parents, three brothers – Josiah Earnest, John Newton, and Otto J., and two sisters Minnie Francis and Daisy B.
Sometime prior to his fifth birthday the family relocated to Illinois.  The family appeared   in the census on 1 Jun 1880 in Whitmore Township, Macon, Illinois.  
By age 21, Ora was living in Carlisle, Arkansas.  It was there that he married Stella Adams on 12 February 1897.  Edna Bell Poundstone was the first child born to the couple.  She was born on 15 Mar 1898 and died 18 Jun 1898.  Roughly a year later, Stella gave birth to Vernon…