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Frederick HAAS and Caroline GRIMME
Frederick HAAS was born on 14 Jul 1836 in Storchsnest, Wuertemburg, Germany.
He was married to Caroline GRIMME on 21 Sep 1859 in Franklin County, Indiana. Caroline GRIMME was born in Jun 1840 in Bavaria, Germany.
He appeared on the census on 4 Jul 1860 in Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, Post Office Oak Forest. Page #50, Family #351, Film #803259, DGS #4215026, Image #00226, NARA #M653Haas, Frederick 25M Farmer 1200 250 Witimburgh Ger. Caroline 20F Bavaria Germany (married within a year)
He appeared on the census on 12 Jun 1880 in Highland Township, Franklin, Indiana, Village of Cedar Grove. NARA Film #T9-0278, Page #316A, Entry #2817, Film #1254278Haas, Frederick WM 47 M Tavern Keeper Wittemburg Wittemburg Wittemburf=g Caroline WF 40 Wife M Keeping House Bavaria Bavaria Bavaria Mary WF 19 Daughter S Indiana Wittemburg Bavaria Margaret WF 18 Daughter S Indiana Wittemburg Bavaria John WM 16 Son S Indiana Wittemburg Bavaria Caroline WF 13 Daughter S Indiana Wittemburg Bavaria Anstana WF 11 Daughter S Indiana Wittemburg Bavaria Philip WM 8 Son S Indiana Wittemburg Bavaria Frederick WM 4 Son S Indiana Wittemburg Bavaria Anna WF 1 Daughter S Indiana Wittemburg Bavaria
Frederick had lived in Connersville from about 1883-1890.
He died on 13 Mar 1890.
Connersville Daily Examiner, dated Friday March 14, 1890, reported:The funeral services of Frederick Haas, deceased, will take place in the German Presbyterian church, Sunday afternoon, the remains leaving the house at 1:30 o'clock, Rev. Lewish, officiating. Deceased has been a resident of this city about seven years, having moved from Cedar Grove, Indiana. He was the father of ten children all of whom and his estimable wife survive him. The family have the sympathies of a host of friends.
He was buried in lot 62 section 6E of Connersville City Cemetery in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Caroline appeared on the census on 7 Jun 1900 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. The family was living on 504 West Tenth Street. ED #0006, Page #7A, Family #147, Reference #42, Film #1240370, Image #00137Haas, Caroline Head WF Jun 1840 59 Wd 10 8 GER GER GER Keeping Boarders Anna Daughter WF Dec 1878 21 S IN GER GER Lena Daughter WF Apr 1882 18 S IN GER GER Fred Son WM Apr 1876 24 S IN GER GER Bar Tender Julia Daughter WF Feb 1887 13 S IN GER GER At School Bates, Edwin Boarder WM May 1873 27 S IN OH KEN Machinist Bauman, Mary Boarder WF Nov 1880 19 S IN IN IN
Caroline appeared in the census in 1910 at Ward 3 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. She was living with her daughter Julie and her family. Family #154, Page #6White, Rollin B Head M 24y Lulu Wife F 23y Francis Son M 4y Earl Son M 2y Helen Dau F y 4m Thomas Father M 54y Hass, Caroline MIL F 69y
She was buried in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. She was buried in lot 62 section 6E of Connersville City Cemetery.Children of Frederick HAAS and Caroline GRIMME were:
i. Mary HAAS ii. Margaret "Maggie" HAAS iii. John HAAS iv. Caroline HAAS v. Anstana HAAS vi. Philip HAAS vii Frederick P. "Fred" HAAS viii. Anne HAAS ix. Lena HAAS x. Julie E. "Lula" HAAS
Mary HAAS was born in June 1861 in Indiana.
She was married to Frank FULTZ on 26 Nov 1884 in Fayette County, Indiana. Frank FULTZ was born in Mar 1861 in Indiana.
The family appeared in the census in 1900 at 1620 Sheldon Street in Center Township in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. ED #0026, Page #1A, Family #4, Reference #14, Film #1240387, Image #00231Fultz, Frank A Head M Mar 1861 39 M 15 IN IN GER Bicycle Striper Mary Wife F Jun 1861 38 M 15 2/2 IN GER GER Roy F Son M Jun 1887 12 S IN IN IN Leona J Dau F Mar 1898 2 S IN IN IN
They were divorced before Jun 1910.
Mary appeared in the census in 1910 at Ward 3 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. Family #16, Page #1Fultz, Mary Head F 50y Roy Son M 23y Leona Dau F 12yFrank FULTZ and Mary HAAS had the following children:
i. Roy Fred FULTZ ii. Leona J. FULTZ
Margaret "Maggie" HAAS was born on 4 Jan 1862 at Blue Creek Road in Brookville, Franklin, Indiana.
|Grandma Haas holding Timmy|
She was married to George Fredent GEBERT on 27 Jul 1884 in Fayette County, Indiana. George Fredent GEBERT, son of Frederick GEBERT and Rose BROOKARD, was born on 19 Jul 1858 in Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio.
The family appeared on the census on 13 Jun 1900 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. The family was living at 809 Western Avenue. ED 5, Sheet 13, lines 69-75809 280 297 Gebert George Head WM July 1858 41M15 Ohio Germany Germany Meat Market Margaret Wife WF Jan 1862 38M15 5 5 Indiana Germany Germany Gertrude Daughter WF Jan 1885 15S Indiana Ohio Indiana At School Lillabell Daughter WF Nov 1884 12S Indiana Ohio Indiana At School Arthur Son WM Dec 1890 9S Indiana Ohio Indiana At School Paul(twin)Son WM Dec 1890 9S Indiana Ohio Indiana At School Mildred Daughter WF April 1895 5S Indiana Ohio Indiana
The family appeared on the census on 22 Apr 1910 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. The family was still living at 809 Western Avenue. ED 23, Sheet 7, Lines58-63809 169 179 Gebert George Head MW51M25 Ohio Germany Germany Meat Cutter Margaret Wife FW48M25 5 5 Indiana Germany Germany None Lillabell Daughter FW22S Indiana Ohio Indiana Sternographer foundry office Arthur B Son MW17S Indiana Ohio Indiana Trimmer Buggy Paul H Son MW17S Indiana Ohio Indiana Finisher Furniture Mildred Daughter FW15S Indiana Ohio Indiana
The family appeared on the census on 17 Jan 1920 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. The family was living at 1316 Indiana Ave. Film #1820432, Digital Folder #4300607, Image #00828, Sheet #51316 166 114 Gephert George Head MW61M Ohio Germany Germany Meat Cutter market Margaret Wife FW58M Indiana Germany Germany None Lillabell Daughter FW30S Indiana Ohio Indiana Sternographer foundry Arthur B Son MW29S Indiana Ohio Indiana Salesman Auto Top Factory Paul H Son MW29S Indiana Ohio Indiana Store Clerk Auto Top Factory
George died on 9 Nov 1930 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. The contributory of death was stomach cancer and the cause of death is Apoplexy (Cerebral Hemorrhage).
Examiner of Connersville, Indiana dated November 10, 1930, reported
George Frederich Gebert aged 71, died Nov. 9th, 12:30 a. m. at 1316 Indiana Ave. Born July 19, 1859, Chilocothe, Ohio. Neice Catherine George of Connersville. Services conducted by Rev. S. L. Martin at 2:30 P. M. Wednesday. Pallbearers were Clifford Williamson, R. N. Elliott, Frank Flint, Everett Lowe, and William Michael.
George was buried on 12 Nov 1930 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. He was buried in lot 54A of Dale Cemetery by Smith and Son Funeral Home.
Maggie appeared in the census on 10 Apr 1940 at 1316 Indiana Avenue in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. ED# 21-4, family #137, sheet #6B, line #77, nara publication #T627, nara roll #1042, digital folder #005459798, image #00094Gebert, Margaret head F 67 Indiana Arthur B son M 49 Indiana clerk cigar store
Margaret died on 21 Nov 1944 in Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana. She was buried on 24 Nov 1944 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. She was buried in lot 54A of Dale Cemetery by Smith Funeral Home. She was believed to be a Methodist.Children of George Fredent GEBERT and Margaret "Maggie" HAAS were:
i. Gertrude "Gert" GEBERT ii. Lillabelle R. GEBERT iii. Paul Haas "Butsie" GEBERT iv. Arthur Brookerd GEBERT v. Mildred Marie GEBERT
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John HAAS was born about 1864 in Indiana.
Caroline HAAS was born about 1867 in Indiana.
Anstana HAAS was born about 1869 in Indiana.
Philip HAAS was born about 1869 in Indiana.
He died on 23 Nov 1892 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Connersville Daily Examiner, dated November 25, 1892, reported:Phillip Haas, after a three month's illness, died at the home of his mother on Washington street Wednesday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock. He was about twenty-three years of age and his death was cause by hasty consumption. The funeral occurred from the German Presbyterian church at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon, Rev. E. Hummel officiating, and the remains were interred in the city cemetery. The carver's union placed an elegant pillow of flowers upon his grave, and the Liederkrapiz society sent a beautiful lyre of cut flowers. Phillip has been the support of his widowed mother for the past year, and was a promising young man, being a skilled carver, and popular with all who knew him. Relatives and friends of deceased have the deepest sympathy of all in these sad hours.
Connersville Daily Examiner also reported on above date:
In Memoriam HEADQUARTERS OF CENTRAL LABOR UNION CONNERSVILLE, November 25,1892
Whereas, It has pleased our Heavenly Father in His wisdom, to call to his eternal rest at such an early age, our beloved, co-worker, Phillip Haas.
Resolved, That the Wood Carvers Association of Connersville, had by the death of Brother Phillip Haas, lost an active, efficient and beloved brother, that the Association as a body take this method of expressing sorrow in the loss of our brother, Phillip Haas, not only as a support of our Association, but as a companion beloved by all.
Resolved, That we extend our heartfelt sympathy to his bereaved mother.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family, and that they be entered on the pages of the record, and be published in the city papers.W. F. Hausner\ Fred Wincher ) Committee L.W.C.A. O. H. Wanley / Peter Brenan \ Henry Morris )Committee C.L.U W. L. Shaefer/
Philip was buried in the Connersville City Cemetery on 25 Nov 1892 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. He was a skilled carver. He had been the support of his widowed mother for the year prior to his death.
Frederick P. "Fred" HAAS was born on 11 Apr 1876 in Indiana.
He was married to Mary BOWMAN on 5 Jun 1900 in Fayette County, Indiana.
Fred appeared in the census on 7 Jun 1900 at 504 West Tenth Street in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. He was living with his widowed mother and possibly his wife, even if they were reported single. ED #0006, Page #7A, Family #147, Reference #42, Film #1240370, Image #00137Haas, Caroline Head WF Jun 1840 59 Wd 10 8 GER GER GER Keeping Boarders Anna Daughter WF Dec 1878 21 S IN GER GER Lena Daughter WF Apr 1882 18 S IN GER GER Fred Son WM Apr 1876 24 S IN GER GER Bar Tender Julia Daughter WF Feb 1887 13 S IN GER GER At School Bates, Edwin Boarder WM May 1873 27 S IN OH KEN Machinist Bauman, Mary Boarder WF Nov 1880 19 S IN IN IN
He died on 19 May 1901 in Franklin County, Indiana. He was reported married at the time of his death. He was buried in lot 125 of Connersville City Cemetery in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Anne HAAS was born in Dec 1878 in Indiana.
Anne also appeared on the census on 4 Jun 1900 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. ED #0006, Page #3A, Family #58, Reference #47, Film #1240370, Image #00129Mount, Quincy Head W M Aug 1847 52 S Banker Catherine Sister W F Jan 1845 55 S Haas, Anna Servant W F Dec 1879 21 S IN GER GER Servant
She was married to Edward SCHNEIDER on 30 Jan 1902 in Fayette County, Indiana. Edward SCHNEIDER was born in 1878 in Ohio.
The family appeared in the census in 1920 in Marion County, Indiana. Film #1820455, Digital Folder #4300652, Image #00475, Sheet #5Schnider, Edward Head M 42y Anna Wife F 41y Elizabeth Dau F 16y Edward R Son M 4y10m
The family appeared in the census in 1930 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. Enumeration District #0122, Family #79, Line #71, NARA Publication: T626, roll 612, Film #2340347, Digital Folder #4584356, Image #00236Schneider, Edward H Head M 52 Anna Wife F 51 Roland Son M 15Children of Anne HAAS and Edward SCHNEIDER were:
Lena HAAS was born at home on 12 Apr 1882 in Franklin County, Indiana.
Lena was married to Charles Francis FORD on 29 May 1901 in Fayette County, Indiana. Charles Francis FORD was born at home on 13 Feb 1879 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
The family appeared in the census in 1910 at Ward 4 in New Castle, Henry, Indiana. Family #219, Page #11Ford, Charles F Head M 31y Lena Wife F 28y Ester S Dau F 7y Hazel M Dau F 6y Charles R Son M y 8m Emmett Brother M 26y Fox, Allen M 31y Crance, Lawarnce M 27y Schoffer, Andrew M y
The family appeared in the census in 1920 in Fayette County, Indiana. Film #1820432, Digital Folder #4300607, Image #00801, SheetFord, Charles F Head M 40y Lena Wife F 37y Lucile Dau F 17y Marie Dau F 15y Russell Son M 11y Evelyn Dau F 1y11m
The family appeared in the census in 1930 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. ED #0008, Family #281, Sheet #10B, Line #86, NARA Publication: T626, roll 586, Film #2340321, Digital Folder #4584681, Image #00702Ford, Charles F Head M 51 Lena Wife F 47 Lucile Dau F 27 Marie Dau F 25 Russell Son M 20 Evylyn Dau F 12 Edward Son M 9 Dale Son M 6
Charles died of a heart attack at home on 14 Mar 1936 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. He was buried in Dale Cemetery in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Lena appeared in the census on 9 Apr 1940 at 2201 Indiana Avenue in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. District #21-12, Family #95, Sheet #5A, Line #26, Affiliate Publication #T627, Affiliate Film #1042, Digital Folder #005459798, Image #00360Ford, Lena Head F 57 Indiana Wd Lucile Daughter F 35 Indiana S Clerk Retail Notion Store Marie Daughter F 35 Indiana S Biller Office ? ? Edward Son M 19 Indiana S Draftman Office Refrigeration Factory Dale Son M 16 Indiana S
Lena died of an asthmatic heart attack at home on 2201 Indiana Ave on 5 Sep 1948 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. She was buried in Dale Cemetery in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.Children of Lena HAAS and Charles Francis FORD were:
i. Esther Lucille FORD ii. Hazel Marie FORD iii. Frances Arthur FORD iv. Charles Russell FORD v. Mary Agness FORD vi. Evelyn Louise FORD vii Joseph Edward FORD viii. Kenneth Dale FORD Sr.
Julie E. "Lula" HAAS was born in Feb 1887 in Indiana.
Julie was married to Rolland Bernard WHITE, son of Thomas WHITE and Amelia DICK, on 22 Jul 1905 in Fayette County, Indiana. Rolland Bernard WHITE was born on 28 Jun 1885 in Laurel, Franklin, Indiana.
The family appeared in the census in 1910 at Ward 3 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. Family #154, Page #6White, Rollin B Head M 24y Lulu Wife F 23y Francis Son M 4y Earl Son M 2y Helen Dau F y 4m Thomas Father M 54y Hass, Caroline MIL F 69y
The family appeared in the census in 1920 in Kent County, Michigan. Film #1820778, Digital Folder #4311616, Image #00893, Sheet #5White, Rollin B Head M 34y Lula E Wife F 32y Francis T Son M 13y Earle V Son M 11y Helen M Dau F 10y Doris E Dau F 8y
The family appeared in the census in 1930 in East Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan. ED #0147, Family #277, Sheet #11A, Line #43, NARA Publication: T626, roll 999, Film #2340734, Digital Folder #4608256, Image #00459White, Rolland Head M 44 Lula Wife F 43 Earl Son M 22 Helen Dau F 20 Doris Dau F 18
The family appeared in the census on 6 May 1940 at 1337 Breton in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan. District #41-13, Family #514, Sheet #25A, Line #26, Affiliate Publication #T627, Affiliate Film # 1774, Digital Folder #005461636, Image #00660White, Rolland B Head M 54 Indiana Executive Manufacturer Lula E Wife F 52 Indiana Nurse Doctor's Office Helen M Daughter F 30 Indiana Commercial Superintendent Bell Telephone
In 1942 Rolland was an employee at Grand Rapids Wood Finishing Company on 61 Grandville in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan.
Rolland died on 22 Sep 1950 at the age of 65 in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan.
Rolland Bernard WHITE and Julie E. HAAS had the following children:
i. Francis T. WHITE ii. Earl V. WHITE iii. Helen M. WHITE iv. Doris E. WHITE
Roy Fred FULTZ was born on 25 Jun 1887 in Indiana.
Roy appeared in the census in 1920 in Fayette County, Indiana. Film #1820432, Digital Folder #4300607, Image #00740, Sheet #7Fultz, Roy F Self M W 33 S Indiana Indiana Indiana
He lived at 121 1/2 East 5th Street in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana in 1942. Roy died on 15 Jan 1970 at the age of 82. Last residence was Fayette county, Indiana with a zip code of 47331.
Leona J. FULTZ was born in Mar 1898 in Indiana.
She appeared in the census in 1920 in Marion County, Indiana. Film #1820453, Digital Folder #4300650, Image #00635, Sheet #4Miller, Ida Self F 44y May, Elenor F 30y Boner, F Boner, Vivian F Eastman, Jean F 25y Eastman, Cecil F 39y Stevens, Merle F Fultz, Leona F 21y Hudler, Mary F 28y Jake, Theodosia F 23y Miller, Hazel F 29y Keaton, Inez F 21y
Elizabeth SCHNEIDER was born in 1904 in Indiana.
Edward Rollin SCHNEIDER was born in 1915 in Indiana.
He was married. He was into antiques in Germany.
Esther Lucille FORD was born in a hospital on 19 Nov 1902 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
She died of chronic heart failure on 6 Aug 1974 at Fayette Memorial Hospital in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. She is buried in Dale Cemetery of Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. The last known residence is zip code 47331, Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Hazel Marie FORD was born at home on 30 Oct 1904 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
She was married to Harry C. GRIFFITH on 27 Sep 1946 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. They were married in Saint Gabriel Parish Office. Harry C. GRIFFIN, son of Marion GRIFFIN and Hattie CARR, was born on 10 Nov 1893 in Rushville, Rush, Indiana
Hazel died at home from the complication of flu on 7 Feb 1961 at the age of 56 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Harry died at home from heart failure on 27 Feb 1970 at the age of 76 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. He is buried in Rushville Cemetery of Rushville, Rush, Indiana.
Frances Arthur FORD was born on 11 Dec 1906 in Connersville, Fayette, Indian.
He died of diphtheria on 26 Jan 1909 at the age of 2 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. A headstone is placed in the family plot in Dale Cemetery of Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. He is buried in City Cemetery of Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Charles Russell FORD was born on 28 Jul 1909 in New Castle, Henry, Indiana.
He was married to Anne Lou FAUROT on 3 Aug 1935 at Saint Gabriel's Parish House in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Charles died on 7 Apr 1981 of heart failure at the Methodist Hospital Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. In May 1981, he is buried in Park Cemetery of Greenfield, Hancock, Indiana. Sharon had to get legal document to bury him from her great aunt. The last residence was zip code 46240; Carmel, Hamilton, Indiana.Children of Charles Russell FORD and Anne were:
Mary Agness FORD was born on 3 Feb 1912 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
She died on 11 May 1915 at the age of 3 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Evelyn Louise FORD was born at home on 24 Feb 1918 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
She died on 14 Apr 1932 at the age of 14 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. She had an appendix removed but died because of an unknown condition of diabetics. She would baby-sat John and Julia Gebert sometimes.
Joseph Edward FORD was born at home on 27 Aug 1920 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
He died 4 Aug 2003 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana. He was a baker.
Newspaper unknown, date unknown reported:
J. Edward Ford, 82, of Connersville, died Monday, Aug 4, 2003. Born Aug. 27, 1920, in Connersville to Charles and Lena Haas Ford, he worked in the engineering department at Rex Manufacturing and the cost accounting department at H.H. Roberrtson. Survivors included his brother; K. Dale Ford. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Gabriel Church, Connersville. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, Connersville. Memorials may be made to the St. Gabriel Church Endowment Fund or Fayette Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Connersville News-Examiner, date unknown reported:
J. Edward Ford, 83, died at Monday, Aug. 4, 2003 at Lincoln Centers-West, where he had been a resident since June 25, 2003. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Gabriel Church. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, where a scriptural service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m.
He lived in 1022 Grand Avenue, Connersville, Indiana. He was cost estimator for H. H. Robertson and Co. in Connersville for many years. He did baking at home for friends and family - made delicious coffee cakes and bread - it was a hobby, not a full-time job. He never married.
Kenneth Dale FORD Sr. was born on 27 Jul 1923 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
He was married to Betty Louise AYERS on 27 Jul 1946 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana in the home of Betty's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford H. Ayers. Betty Louise AYERS was born in 1926 in Indiana
Website http://www.showalterblackwelllong.com//index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2216&Itemid=46 reported:
Kenneth Dale Ford
Kenneth Dale Ford, 84, of Connersville, died Sunday, June 22, 2008, at Fayette Regional Health System.
He was born to Charles F. and Lena Haas Ford in Connersville on July 27, 1923. He attended St. Gabriel School and graduated from Connersville High School in 1942. During his growing-up years, he worked at the Auditorium Theatre as an usher and also at the Connersville News-Examiner where he prepared rural deliveries for mailing and also operated the Line-OType printing machine.
After graduation, he was employed at Ready Machine Tool and Die Corporation as a designer of dies prior to entering the U.S. Navy in 1943. He attained the rank of Gunners-Mate First Class after attending the Electrical Hydraulic School in San Diego, Gunnery and Demolition School in Pocatello, Idaho and special training at Dam Neck, Virginia for mounting sixteeninch guns. He served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Marcus Island with the Third Fleet participating in the Battles of Palua, Leyete, Mindinoa, the Second Battle of the Coral Sea and Okinawa. Upon discharge in 1946, he was awarded the Victory Medal, American Area Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Ribbon with four stars and the Phillipine Liberation Ribbon with two bronze stars.
Mr. Ford resumed work at Ready Machine Tool and Die in 1946 and following the death of Mr. C.P. Ready, he became President of the business overseeing the design of tools and dies for industries worldwide. The uncle of C.P. Ready established the business in 1926 and out of respect, Mr. Ford chose to maintain the Ready name. After retirement, he established Ford Consulting and continued to enjoy retirement while developing many hobbies-wood crafting in particular. He also served as president of the Board of Trustees at Fayette Memorial Hospital.
On July 27, 1946, he was married to Betty L. Ayers of Connersville. Survivors include his wife; three children and their spouses: Beth and Steve Chase of Alburquerque, New Mexico, Charles and Tamela Ford of Oxford, Ohio, Ellen and Jack McCune of Boston, Massachusetts; six grandchildren: Alexandra and Amanda Chase, Duncan and Evan Ford, Nathaniel and Casey Elizabeth McCune. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Kenneth Dale Ford, Jr., his parents, four sisters and three brothers.
His memberships included St. Gabriel Church, Knights of Columbus, American Legion, AMVETS, Elks and Country Club. Mr. Ford was a direct descendant of pioneer Silas Ford who migrated to Connersville from Virginia with his son Gayle in 1813. Gayle became the first builder and owner of The Patriot, Connersville's first canal boat which carried freight and passengers from Hagerstown, Indiana to Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Gabriel Church with Rev. Stanley Herber officiating. Interment will follow in Dale Cemetery with military honors provided by the Fayette County Veterans Council. Friends may visit at Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Myers Chapel, Connersville, from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday and at the church after 10 a.m. on Friday. Memorial contributions may be made at the funeral home to the Fayette County Foundation. For additional information and to send condolences or memories, go to http://www.ShowalterBlackwellLong.com.Children of Kenneth Dale FORD Sr, and Betty Louise AYERS were:
i. Kenneth Dale FORD Jr. ii. Beth Anne FORD iii. Charles Clifford FORD iv. Ellen Louise FORD
Francis T. WHITE was born in 1906 in Indiana.
Earl V. WHITE was born in 1908 in Indiana.
Helen M. WHITE was born about Feb 1910 in Indiana.
Doris E. WHITE was born in 1912 in Indiana.
Sharon Lynn FORD was born at home on Conwell Street on 8 Jul 1938 in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana.
Sharon Lynn FORD and UNKNOWN were married in Apr 1958 and divorced in Apr 1961.Children of Sharon Lynn FORD and UNKNOWN were:
Sharon Lynn FORD and Howard Clair WIESEN were married in the Northminister Presbyterian Church on 19 Jan 1963 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. Howard Clair WIESEN was born in 1936 in Pennsylvania.
Sharon died in 5 Jan 2005 at the age of 67.
Website http://www.lifestorynet.com/ reported:
Sharon L. Wiesen
Of all the jobs, vocations, and callings in the world, there is none with more responsibility, none so fulfilling, and none demanding of love more than that of a mother. As mother of Christopher and Amy and husband of Howard, Sharon Wiesen devoted her life to the love of her family, and that of her friends.
In 1938, the tension around the world was building as Hitler marched into Austria and his Nazi army began the destruction of the Jews. Here in the United States, the Fair Labor Standards Act was passed establishing the minimum wage. But for parents Charles Russell and Anne (Faurot) Ford of Indianapolis, their focus was more local, their own household for that matter. On the 8th of July, 1938, they celebrated the birth of their only child, Sharon Lynn.
Growing up in Indianapolis, Sharon was active in the social life of her schools and graduated from Shortridge High School in 1956. She was friends with everyone. She shared the halls of Shortridge with Frank Anderson, Marion County Sheriff, local attorney Buddy Yosha, and Dan Burton, congressman from Indiana. As the chairperson of all her class reunions from the 5- year to the most recent, Sharon also helped organize other class gatherings throughout the years. After high school, Sharon attended Butler University to obtain her Bachelor's degree.
It was during high school that Sharon first met future husband, Howard C. Wiesen. However, it was not until after he returned from serving in the Air Force when he heard that Sharon was available and began to pursue her. When approached, she consented to a date; and it was only a year later that Sharon and Howard were married together on January 19, 1963, in the Northminster Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Karl Gilmeister. In light of low funds, there was no trip for the newlyweds. Rather, they enjoyed dinner together at the Hansel and Gretel Restaurant for their wedding reception with family and close friends.
After her children were older, Sharon worked part-time at a camera shop, as a local travel agent, and as a cashier at the Marsh Super Market. Without scanners, Sharon was the fastest item ringer in the store. Active with her church, Zionsville Presbyterian Church, she served on the bereavement committee and participated in SNIBS (Sunday Night Is Bible Study). Sharon also served her parish community as a Deacon, and on the Great Banquet Weekends and Reunion groups.
Sharon was also a member of the Tri Kappa Sorority, and contributed her time as a Girl Scout Leader during Amy's younger years. Sharon's other interests and hobbies included reading, fishing, traveling, and photography. Spending time on her pontoon, "Sharon's Decision", was also a favorite pastime at Geist. If she wasn't on her boat, Sharon would have loved to have been fishing in Birchwood, Wisconsin with Patty Bolz; playing bridge with friends like Jody Lamprey, Jan Yosha, Judy Goldstein, Charlotte Schuff, and Sandy Lacy; or in Florida at Ft. Myer's Beach, Sanibel and Captiva Islands with Carolyn and Chuck Elkins, and Dick and Anne Hebert. Sharon's favorite movie was "Gone With The Wind" and one of her favorite television shows was "Jeopardy". The family knew that while these were on TV, she was not to be interrupted under any circumstances! She helped care for the family poodles, Peppi and Muffin. Sharon loved to mail cards for birthdays, anniversaries, thinking of you, et. al. to many family and friends. She was very detailed and organized!
Sharon and Howard loved to go out to eat. Some of her favorite restaurants included, MCL at Castleton (mashed potatoes with gravy and iced tea), Fishers Cracker Barrel, Castleton Red Lobster, Castleton Grill (barbeque), and Marcos Restaurant. Her favorite foods included, "Butter and Sugar" as well as an iced cold Pepsi or iced cold glass of whole milk.
Although it was her family that mattered most to her, she included her close friends with her generous affection, support, love and care of her husband, her two children and their spouses, and her two grandchildren. It will be her love for her family and friends that will be most missed and will remain in their hearts and memories forever.
After a battle with cancer, Sharon Lynn (Ford) Wiesen died on Thursday, January 5, 2006. Sharon's family includes her husband of almost 43 years, Howard Wiesen and children Christopher P. (Brenda) Wiesen and Amy Elizabeth (Charles E.) Castle. Sharon was the grandmother to Matthew D. and Stephanie K. Wiesen.
Friends may visit with Sharon's family at the Leppert Life Story Funeral Home, Nora Chapel on Sunday, January 8, 2006 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. A Lifestory Service will be held on Monday, January 9, 2006 at Zionsville Presbyterian Church at 2:00 pm. Please visit Sharon's personal memory page at www.lifestorynet.com where you can share a memory, arrange for flowers or make a memorial contribution to the Zionsville Presbyterian Church.
Sharon was buried in Park Cemetery in Jan 2005 in Greenfield, Hancock, Indiana.Children of Sharon Lynn FORD and Howard Clair WIESEN were:
Kenneth Dale FORD Jr. was born stillborn.
Beth Anne FORD was born in 1952 in Indiana.
She was married to Steven Paul CHASE in 1973 in Indiana.Children of Beth Anne FORD and Steven Paul CHASE were:
Charles Clifford FORD was born in 1954 in Indiana.
He was married to Tamela Kay BROWN in 1980 in Indiana.Children of Charles Clifford FORD and Tamela Kay BROWN were:
Ellen Louise FORD was born in 1955 in Indiana.
She was married to Jack Dale MCCUNE in 1980 in Indiana.
Children of Ellen Louise FORD and Jack Dale MCCUNE were:
Christopher Paul WIESEN was born in 1960 in Indiana.
He was adopted by Sharon's second husband.
Christopher Paul WIESEN and Brenda Kay HART were married in 1983 in Indiana. Brenda Kay HART was born in 1959 in Indiana.Christopher Paul WIESEN and Brenda Kay HART had the following children:
Amy Elizabeth WIESEN was born in 1965 in Indiana.
Amy Elizabeth WIESEN and Charles E. "Chuck" CASTLE were married in 1992 in Indiana.
Amanda Christine CHASE was born in 1991 in Texas.
Alexandra Marie CHASE was born in 1989 in Texas.
Duncan Gregory FORD was born in 1985 in Indiana.
Evan Patrick FORD was born in 1989 in Indiana.
Nathaniel Dale MCCUNE was born in 1989 in Indiana.
Casey Elizabeth MCCUNE was born in 1992 in Indiana
Matthew David WIESEN was born in 1984 in Indiana.
Stephanie Kay WIESEN was born in 1987 in Indiana
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