Person:Rachel Debolt (1)

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m. 16 OCT 1853
  1. Rachel Jane Debolt1857 - 1924
  2. Cornelius Skinner Debolt1859 - 1917
m. 4 Feb 1879
  1. Bessie Viola Writer1880 - 1944
  2. Robert Orphy Writer1885 - 1970
  3. Ross Jasper Writer1894 - 1965
Facts and Events
Name[1] Rachel Jane Debolt
Alt Name Rachael Jane DeBolt
Married Name[2] Rachel J. Writer
Gender Female
Birth[1] 13 Jul 1857 Mexico, Wyandot, Ohio, United States
Residence[1] 1865 Effingham co., Illinois, United StatesRachel, with her parents, removed from Ohio to Effingham co., Illinois.
Marriage License 3 Feb 1879 Effingham co., Illinois, United StatesA license was issued for Joseph J. Writer (occ. farmer), aged 22 years and born to Benj. N. Writer, and Rachael DeBolt, aged 21 years and born in Effingham co. to John DeBolt, both from Edgewood, Illinois.
to Joseph Jasper Writer
Marriage 4 Feb 1879 Mason, Effingham co., Illinois, United StatesJoseph and Rachael were united in marriage by John Broom, Justice of the Peace. It was witnessed by H. J. Newman and Elizabeth Ellison.
to Joseph Jasper Writer
Census 1 Jun 1880 Mason twp., Effingham co., Illinois, United StatesJoseph Writer (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife Rachael, infant daughter Bessie, and father Benjamine (occ. farmer). It was recorded that Bessie was born in Illinois in May.
with Joseph Jasper Writer
Residence 1885 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesThe family removed from Illinois to Kansas, near Roxbury.
with Joseph Jasper Writer
Census 1 Mar 1895 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United StatesJ. J. Writer (occ. farmer) was residing with [wife] R. J., [daughter] B. V., [daughter] J. E., [son] R. O., infant [son] R. J., J. Leasie, C. Jacobson, and L. Babcock. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that B. V., J. E., and R. O. were each born in Illinois, and R. J. was born in Kansas.
with Joseph Jasper Writer
Census 1 Jun 1900 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home that was owned free of mortgage
J. J. Writer (occ. farmer) was residing with his wife R. J., sons R. O. (occ. farm laborer) and R. J., and boarders L. O. Starnes and Jacob Leicey. It was recorded that both sons had attended school, and only one of his wife's four children was living. (This is obviously an error.)
with Joseph Jasper Writer
Census 1 Mar 1905 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United States(in the Gypsum postal area)
on a farm, in a home that was owned free of mortgage
J. J. Writer (occ. farmer) was residing with [wife] Rachel, [son] Ross, Edward Chamberlin, and John Mannuel[?]. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that Ross had attended school within the year.
with Joseph Jasper Writer
Census 15 Apr 1910 Gypsum Creek twp., McPherson co., Kansas, United Stateson a farm, in a home that was owned free of mortgage
Joseph J. Writer (occ. general farmer) was residing with his wife Rachel J., son Ross J., and a few servants. It was recorded that Ross attended school, and all four of Rachel's four children were living.
with Joseph Jasper Writer
Death[1] 16 Apr 1924 Roxbury, McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesat home
Burial[1][2] 19 Apr 1924 Valley View Memorial Cemetery, Gypsum Creek, McPherson, Kansas, United StatesThe grave marker is inscribed, “RACHEL J., [b.] 1857 [d.] 1924”, and an Eastern Star emblem is engraved on the marker. The name “WRITER” appears on a separate stone.
Funeral[1] 19 Apr 1924 Roxbury, McPherson co., Kansas, United Statesat home, at 2 p.m., and at the Methodist Episcopal Church, at 2:30 p.m.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Obituary column, in The McPherson Daily Republican. (McPherson, Kansas), p 4, Thurs., 24 April 1924.

    Abstract:

    Rachel Jane Debolt; born 13 July 1857 at Meyico [sic], Wyandotte Co., Ohio; died 16 April 1924 at home, Roxbury, Ks.; moved with her parents 1 Sept. 1865 to Effingham Co., Ill.

    She married 4 Feb. 1879 at Mason, Ill., to J. J. Writer; moved 1885 to McPherson Co., Ks. She was a member of M. E. church from about age 16 until death; member of the Easter Star, Canton, Ks.; member of the Degree of Honor, Roxbury.

    Survived by husband; daughter, Mrs. Bessie Tolle (Roxbury); daughter, Mrs. Jean Bremen (Roxbury); son, Robert Writer (Naches, Wash.); son, Ross Writer (Amy, Ks.); 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

    Funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday, 19 April 1924, at home, and at 2:30 p.m. at the M. E. church, with Rev. Poole and Rev. Groves officiating. Interment in Roxbury Cemetery.

  2. 2.0 2.1Rachel J. DeBolt Writer”, in Find A Grave, memorial 53100468. Viewed digital image of grave marker.