William G. Elder Obituary

Obituary of William G. Elder
Source is a local paper of Goodell but unsure of which one.
Death of W.G. Elder
Pioneer of Hancock County Passes Away at Oklahoma City December 28 th  [1924]
W. G. Elder, son of the early residents of this county, died at Oklahoma City, on December 28 th  [1924].  His remains were shipped to Goodell, his old home, and internment was to the cemetery there Saturday morning.  William Elder was born in Indiana County, Pennsylvania in the year 1861.  When a child of but three years he came to Hancock County with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Elder, grew to manhood here and was a familiar figure about the vicinity of Goodell until 1908 when he moved to Oklahoma City.  From the date of his arrival here, which was 1864.  It will be seen that he was spoken of as one of the old settlers. Brothers of Mr. Elder whom we can recall are: Walter, Marion, James, Newton, Adrian.  The sisters – Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Smith.  He was a cousin of Mrs. H.M. Hoag and Miss Jennie Elder and Mrs. Kate Straw.
William G. Elder:
William G. Elder (Will) was born 11 Mar 1861 at Black Lick, Indiana, PA.  He was the second child of George W. and Margaret C. Elder and the 7th child of George W. Elder.  As his siblings did, Will traveled west with his family in 1864 to Avery Township, Hancock County, Iowa.  According to the 1870 and 1880 Federal Census, Will remained on the farm with his family.  Eight other siblings still lived at home as well as Margaret’s father William McNutt who was 71.  Will was listed as going to school.  It is presumed he was a big help at the farm.  According to the 1885 Iowa State Census, William is living at Concord, Hancock County with his uncle James Marion Elder.  He is listed as employed as a laborer.  In 1895, Will is living in Goodell perhaps with his parents who have moved to town from the farm.  Per the 1900 Federal Census and the 1905 Iowa State Census, Will is living with his mother Margaret in Goodell with an adopted sister Lizzie.  Will is listed as a day laborer for the railroad.  According to his obituary, Will moved to Oklahoma City in 1908.  Per the 1910 Census, he is a lodger, still single and his occupation is listed as a laborer.  It is not known why he moved there.  According to the 1920 Census, Will is still in Oklahoma City working as a laborer at a packing house.  Per Will’s obituary, he died at Oklahoma City on December 28th , 1924 at age 63 years.  His remains were shipped to Goodell and internment was at the Amsterdam Cemetery, Goodell.  The cemetery records report he died of heart trouble.  Will never married. 
 
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Darlene Jean Trumbell Obituary

Darlene Jean Knapper Trumbell

August 25, 1931-April 19, 2005

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Darlene Jean Trumbell, 73, of Payson, died April 19, 2005. She was born Aug. 25, 1931 on a farm in Kussoth County, Iowa.

Her family moved to a farm in Hancock County near Woden, and then bought a farm near Forest City, Iowa, where she was raised and attended country school and high school, graduating in 1948.

She was employed by a local telephone company in Forest City. In 1957, she was married to Maurice Trumbell in Miller Lutheran Church in Miller, Iowa. They lived and farmed for 28 years, 2 miles northeast of Godell, Iowa, where they raised purebred, short-horn cattle. Mr. Trumbell was affected by farm chemicals and had to quit farming and moved to Payson in 1982.

Mrs. Trumbell was a member of Rock of Ages Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband, Maurice; daughter, Jayne (Michael) Hopkins of Cortez, Colo.; son, Bradley (Janice) Trumbell of Centerville, Iowa; sister, Helen Kanapper Ennhuis of Barnsville, Minn.; brother, John (Francis) of Fort Dodge, Iowa; and one grandchild.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, April 24 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Dr.

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Monday, April 25 at Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, 1303 N. McLane Road in Payson. Interment will be at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park.

{source} Payson Roundup, Thursday, April 25, 2005

Maurice Keith Trumbell Obituary

Maurice Keith Trumbell

May 8, 1931 – November 5, 2011

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Maurice Keith Trumbell, 80, formerly of Payson, died Nov. 5, 2011 in Lakewood, Colo.

He was born May 8, 1931 on a farm in Hancock County, Iowa.

In 1957 he was married to Darlene Jean Knapper in Miller Lutheran Church in Miller, Iowa. They lived and farmed for 28 years, two miles northeast of Goodell, Iowa, where they raised purebred, short-horn cattle.

Mr. Trumbell was affected by farm chemicals and had to quit farming and moved to Payson in 1982. Mr. Trumbell was a member of Rock of Ages Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his daughter, Jayne (Michael) Hopkins of Cortez, Colo.; son, Bradley (Janice) Trumbell of Centerville, Iowa; sister, Jean Trumbell Hogard of Buffalo Center, Iowa and one grandchild.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14 at Messinger Funeral Home, 901 S. Westerly Rd., Payson.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15 at Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, 204 W. Airport Rd., Payson. Interment will be at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park.

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William G. Elder Obituary

Death of W.G. Elder

Pioneer of Hancock County Passes Away at Oklahoma City, December 28th, 1924.

W. G. Elder, son of the early residents of this county, died at Oklahoma City, on December 28th, 1924. His remains were shipped to Goodell, his old home, and internment was to the cemetery there Saturday morning. William Elder was born in Indiana County, Pennsylvania in the year 1861. When a child of but three years he came to Hancock County with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Elder, grew to manhood here and was a familiar figure about the vicinity of Goodell until 1908 when he moved to Oklahoma City. From the date of his arrival here, which was 1864. It will be seen that he was spoken of as one of the old settlers. Brothers of Mr. Elder whom we can recall are: Walter, Marion, James, Newton, Adrian. The sisters – Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Smith. He was a cousin of Mrs. H.M. Hoag and Miss Jennie Elder and Mrs. Kate Straw.

{source} Goodell Gazette, Goodell, Iowa