|Name} Smith, Esther Alma||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Female|
|Birth: Date} Fam 27 Aug 1905||Place} Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas|
|Marr.: Date} Cir 1936||Place} , , Kansas (Link)|
|Death: Date} Fam 14 Jun 1975||Place} , Ottawa, Kansas|
|Burial: Date} Aft 14 Jun 1965||Place} Delphos Cemetery, Delphos, Ottawa, Kansas|
|Grave Marker} Yes||
|Parents: } Horace True Smith & Elizabeth Jane Haley|
Relationship No.} 537
|1st Household No.} 123 = Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas|
| Occupation 1} Saleswoman |
Occupation 2} Housewife
McKain, Virgil E.|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: Esther Alma Smith was born 27 Aug 1905 in Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.
Her parents were Horace True Smith and Elizabeth Jane Haley. Her three older siblings were
Rupert, born in Nov 1898, Ruth, Jul 1901, and Florence, Jun 1903. Her younger siblings were
Lester, born in 1908, and Gertrude, 1910. In the 1910 U.S. census, the family was living in
Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas. Her father Horace was a grain farmer.|
In the 1915 Kansas census, the family was living in Sheridan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas. Her last sister Dorothy had been born in 1912. In the 1920 U.S. census, Sheridan Twp., the children at home were Florence, 16, Esther, 14, Lester, 11. Gertrude, 9, and Dorothy, 7, all in school.
In the 1925 U.S. census, Logan Twp., her sister Florence was teaching school, and Esther and her younger siblings were in school. In the 1930 U.S. census, Esther was a saleswoman in general merchandise, Lester a farm laborer, Gertrude, a public school teacher, and Dorothy, in school.
Esther married Virgil E. McKain sometime in the mid 1930's. In the 1940 U.S. census, Esther, 34, and Virgil, 32 were living in Sheridan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas. Virgil was a farmer, and they were renting. Esther had completed four years of high school. They had a son, Duane, age 3. born in Kansas.
Family notes report that they made their home in Delphos, Ottawa, Kansas. Virgil died 30 Oct 1960. Esther died 14 Jun 1965. They are both buried in the Delphos Cemetery, Delphos, Kansas.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} None|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} Twelfth grade or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
Cause of Death}
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