Individual Record 1324

Name}   Haley, Ethel G. Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Female
Birth:   Date} Fam 10 Feb 1884 Place} Ottawa County, Kansas
Marr.: Date} Exa 12 Nov 1901 Place} Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 12 Nov 1926 Place} Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas
Burial: Date} Exa 14 Nov 1926 Place} Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas
  Grave Marker} Yes  &
Source 1}   71 = Family notes
Source 2} 396 = Geog history
Source 3} 394 = Letter
Source 4} 1178=1885 KS cen
Source 5} 1178=1895 KS cen
Source 6} 359 = 1900 USA cen
Source 7} 403 = Marriage rec
Source 8} 1178=1905 KS cen
Source 9} 413 = 1910 USA cen
Source 10}400 = Newspaper
Source 11}1178=1915 KS cen
Source 12}414 = 1920 USA cen
Source 13}1178=1925 KS cen
Source 14}500 = Obituary
Source 15}363 = Cemetery rec
Source 16}397 = Cemetery rec
Source 17}963 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } Abraham Haley & Marion Detwiller
   Relationship No.} 161
1st Household No.} 94 = Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas
      Occupation 1} Housewife
       Occupation 2}  
  Religion/Church} Lutheran
Spouses:   Prime} Smith, Oscar J.
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Ethel G. Haley was born 10 Feb 1884 in Ottawa County, Kansas.  Her parents were Abraham Haley and Marion Detwiller.  She was the eleventh of twelve children.  Ethel's oldest siblings, Nicholas, William, and Minnie had been born in Ontario, Canada.  Her father was a farmer.  In late 1870, the family moved to Kansas, settling on a homestead in Logan Township, Ottawa County, eight miles northeast of Minneapolis.  Ethel's older siblings, Rosa, Hattie, Elizabeth, Susan, John and Nettie, and younger brother Abraham, were all born in Kansas.  Hattie, Susan, an unnamed infant, John and Abraham died young.
Ethel married Oscar J. Smith on 12 Nov 1901 in Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas.  J.F. Scherer, a Minister of the Gospel, performed the ceremony.  Ethel was 17 years of age and Oscar was 5 years older.  Oscar was a farmer, and they started out farming in Logan Twp., Ottawa County.  Ethel had five children.  Velna was born about 1903, Clement on 2 Feb 1905, and Bernice, a son, in 1908  Their son Darrel was born 5 Jul 1911, but died 23 Jul 1912.  A daughter Maurine was born 25 Jun 1913, but died 27 Jul 1913.

In the 1915 Kansas State census, Ethel, Oscar and their three living children were farming in Blaine Twp., Ottawa County.  By the 1920 U.S. census, they had moved to Center Twp., Ottawa.  Ethel attended the Lutheran Church and Sunday School for many years.  She was ill for the last eighteen months of her life, and died 12 Nov 1926, on her 25th Wedding Anniversary.  Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis, on Sunday, 14 Nov 1926, the Rev. Seville of New Cambria officiating.  Ethel had made the arrangements ahead of time, choosing her own pall bearers and music.  She was buried in the Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, Kansas.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}                               or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
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Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 25 Aug 2014
Date Created}  19 Nov 1997
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