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William and Alice had two sons. Both boys appear to have remained at home and never married. However, Ward was working in 1918 at the Rock Island Arsenal shortly before he died.
- ↑ Terwilliger, Wilma. McLuen Family Notes.
- United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule.
Year: 1880; Census Place: Jackson, Guthrie, Iowa; Roll T9_342; Family History Film: 1254342; Page: 109.1000; Enumeration District: 77; Image: 0222.
Motz John E. White Male 37 abt 1843 Self (Head) Married Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Motz Catharen White Female 32 abt 1848 Wife Married Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Motz Grant White Male 16 abt 1864 Son Single Iowa Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Stover William White Male 35 abt 1845 (not related to Head) Married Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Stover Alice White Female 32 abt 1848 (not related to Head) Married Ohio Ireland Ireland
[Next household is James and Henrietta Stover]
- United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624).
Year: 1900; Census Place: Guthrie Center, Valley, Guthrie, Iowa; Roll T623_434; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 66.
Stover William B Head White Male Dec 1844 55 Married 20 1880 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Stover Alice M Wife White Female Sep 1847 52 Married 20 1880 Ohio Ireland Ireland
Stover Murray C Son White Male Oct 1881 18 Single Iowa Pennsylvania Ohio
Stover Ward Son White Male Jun 1883 16 Single Iowa Pennsylvania Ohio
Warren Minnie Servant White Female Jul 1878 21 Single Iowa Ohio Ohio
- United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623).
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- United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625).
Year: 1920;Census Place: Guthrie Center, Guthrie, Iowa; Roll T625_491; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 67; Image: 712;Family 325.
Stover W B Head Male White 74 abt 1846 Married Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Stover Alice Wife Female White 69 abt 1851 Married Ohio Ireland Ireland
Stover Mury Son White 34 abt 1886 Single Iowa Pennsylvania Ireland
- United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T626).
Year: 1930; Census Place: Guthrie Center, Guthrie, Iowa; Roll 657; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 79.0.
Stover William B Head White 84 abt 1846 Pennsylvania
Stover Alice M Wife White 72 abt 1858
Stover Murray C Son White 48 abt 1882
- William B Stover, in History of Guthrie and Adair counties, Iowa: together with sketches of their towns, villages and townships, educational, civil, military and political history; portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of old settlers and representative citizens. (Springfield, Illinois: Continental Historical Co., 1884), @1884, Secondary quality.
William B. Stover, of Stover Brothers & Motz, was born in Center county, Pennsylvania, December 13, 1844. His parents John and Catherine (Brown) Stover, were natives of that state. William is the twelfth child of a family of fourteen children, and was reared in his native county. He was reared in the occupation of farming, and followed that occupation until 1866, when he located in Effingham, Illinois, there residing about two year. He then came to Guthrie Center, and held a position as clerk with Motz & Co. until becoming a member of the firm in March, 1874. He is one of our most successful and progressive business men, and is well and favorably known by the citizens of Guthrie county. He was united in marriage May 6, 1880, to Miss Alice McCluen. They have two children--Murry C. & Ward.
- Guthrie County An Illustrious Past A Great Future, in Stover Home, 50.
One of the oldest homes in Guthrie Center is the old Victorian mansion known as the Stover house. This house was built in 1882 by William McLuen for his daughter, Alice, and her husband, William Stover. The Stover house is on land originally owned in 1875 by Frank M. Howe. This 40 acre tract was sold in 1877 to Sam Dale, dividing it into smaller tracts and one of these being sold to William Stover in 1881.
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