Arthur Cleveland Smith1

M, #35371, b. 9 May 1884, d. 25 February 1922
Father*Wallace Alanson Smith1 b. 19 Oct 1842, d. 27 May 1895
Mother*Jane Augusta Maybee1 b. 18 Feb 1851, d. 9 Apr 1928
Birth*9 May 1884 Arthur Cleveland Smith was born on 9 May 1884 at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota.1,2 
(Witness) Will20 May 1895 He was mentioned in the will of Wallace Alanson Smith on 20 May 1895 at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota. "Wallace A Smith leaves $1 to each child and remainder to wife Jane."3 
Marriage*3 March 1918 Arthur C. Smith, a white man, aged 33 years, born at Fair Haven, Stearns County, Minnesota, now residing at Harrison, Madison County, Montana, son of Wallace Smith and Jane Maybe Smith; married Zona P. Schenfield, a white woman, aged 33, born at Kincade, Anderson County, Kansas, now residing at Clarkston, Gallatin County, Montana, daughter of William Schenfield and Ida Fisher Schenfield; on March 3, 1918 at Bozeman, Gallatin County, Montana.4,1 
Death*25 February 1922 Arthur Cleveland Smith died on 25 February 1922 at 937 Ralston Street, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, at age 37.5,6 

Family

Zona Pauline Schenfield b. 2 Jul 1894, d. 27 Jan 1945

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S338] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/default.aspx?rt=39
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, Minnesota, Wills and Probate Records, 1801-1925 of father.
  4. [S1] Ancestry.com, Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1987.
  5. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith, says died 25 Feb 1922.
  6. [S1] Ancestry.com, Nevada, Death Certificates, 1911-1965.

Lura Jane Smith1

F, #35372, b. 7 July 1887, d. 10 October 1981
Father*Wallace Alanson Smith1 b. 19 Oct 1842, d. 27 May 1895
Mother*Jane Augusta Maybee1 b. 18 Feb 1851, d. 9 Apr 1928
Married Name Her married name was Gonser.2 
Birth*7 July 1887 Lura Jane Smith was born on 7 July 1887 at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota.1 
(Witness) Will20 May 1895 She was mentioned in the will of Wallace Alanson Smith on 20 May 1895 at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota. "Wallace A Smith leaves $1 to each child and remainder to wife Jane."3 
(Witness) Census1 June 1900 Lura Jane Smith appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 in the household of Jane Augusta Maybee at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota,
; Jane A Smith, Head, F, W, Feb 1857, 49, Wd, 9 children born - 7 living Wisconsin, Canada, Canada
Judson O Smith, Son, W, M, Apr 1877, 23, S, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Engineer
Lura J Smith, Daughter, W, F, July 1887, 13, S, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, attended school
Willis E Smith, Son, W, M, Apr 1891, 9, S, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, attended school.4 
Marriage*24 August 1909 Lura Jane Smith married Frank Elijah Gonser on 24 August 1909 at Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho.5,6 
Census*23 January 1920 Lura Jane Smith and Frank Elijah Gonser appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 at Road South of Manhattan by Milwacike [Milwaukee] Depot, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana.
Frank E Gonsor, Head, M, W, 34, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonsor, Wife, W, F, 32, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Housekeeper
Clara T Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 9, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonsor, Son, W, M, 6, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margurett Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Elisabeth Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2/12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.7 
Anecdote*5 February 1924 Letter from Jane A. Maybee Smith to daughter Lura Smith Gonser, dtd February 5th 1924 [see exhibits].8 
Census2 April 1930 Lura Jane Smith and Frank Elijah Gonser appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Railroad Avenue, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana.
Frank E Gonser, Head, M, W, 45, Married at age 24, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 42, Married at age 22, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Clara L Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 19, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margaret R Gonser , Daughter, W, F, 12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Elizabeth J Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 10, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 7, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Francis L Gonser, Son, W, M, 3, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.9 
Residence*1932 Lura Jane Gonser and Frank Elijah Gonser lived in 1932 at 304 8th Avenue South, Yakima City, Washington; Frank E Gonser (Lura J) driver h 304 8th av S.10 
Census11 April 1940 Lura Jane Smith and Frank Elijah Gonser appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at 1317 Brown Avenue, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington.
Frank E Gonser, Rents House, Head, M, W, 55, M, completed 8 years of school, born in Minnesota, unemployed 48 weeks, Truck Driver, Fair Grounds, wages earned in 1939 - $600 for 46 weeks
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 53, M, completed 4 years of college, born in Minnesota, unemployed 26 weeks, Common Laborer, wages earned in 1939 - $250 for 26 weeks
Louise C Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 27, S, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, home housework, wages earned in 1939 - $190 for 10 weeks
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, attending school , completed 2 years of high school, born in Montana
Frances M Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 13, S, attending school , completed 6 years of school, born in Montana
Family residence 1 April 1935 was same place.9 
(Witness) WWII Draft26 April 1942 26 April 1942 Lura Jane Smith was listed as wife on the draft card of Frank Elijah Gonser Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington; Frank Elijah Gonser, 1317 Brown Ave, Yakima, Wn, born 30 Mar 1885 in Alexander Co, Minn, registered for the draft. He was employed by Dorn Co, Seattle. The person who would always know his address was his wife, Lura Gonser, at the same address. He was White, 5' 8", 180 pounds, had blue eyes, brown hair, and a ruddy complexion.11 
(Witness) Marriage12 May 1946 Lura Jane Smith witnessed the marriage of Frances Lura Gonser and Clyde Mack Johnson on 12 May 1946 at Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington; Clyde M Johnson of Seattle and Frances Gonser of Seattle were united in marriage on the 12th of May, 1946 at Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington in the presence of Lura Gonser and Wallace S. Gonser.12 
Death*10 October 1981 Lura Jane Smith died on 10 October 1981 at Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, at age 94.13 
Burial* She and Frank Elijah Gonser were buried at Forest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Inscription "Frank F Gonser; 1885-1959
Lura J Gonser; 1887-1981."14 

Family

Frank Elijah Gonser b. 30 Mar 1885, d. 30 Sep 1959
Children

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S338] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/default.aspx?rt=39
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, Minnesota, Wills and Probate Records, 1801-1925 of father.
  4. [S90] 1900 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Fair Haven, Stearns, Minnesota; Roll: 792; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0147; FHL microfilm: 1240792.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com, Idaho, Marriage Index, 1842-1996.
  6. [S1] Ancestry.com, Idaho, County Marriage Records, 1864-1967.
  7. [S304] 1920 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: T625_970; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 728.
  8. [S397] Submission by Maybee Society Member Dorthy Hambling <e-mail address>, Sat, Jul 12, 2014.
  9. [S303] 1930 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0028; Image: 821.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.
  10. [S1] Ancestry.com, Yakima, Washington, City Directory, 1932.
  11. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  12. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  13. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Washington Death Index, 1940-1996.
  14. [S381] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Memorial IDs 69387918 & 69387947 - Plots A-76-17&18.

Willis Ernest Smith1

M, #35373, b. 25 April 1891, d. 5 November 1956
Father*Wallace Alanson Smith1 b. 19 Oct 1842, d. 27 May 1895
Mother*Jane Augusta Maybee1 b. 18 Feb 1851, d. 9 Apr 1928
Birth*25 April 1891 Willis Ernest Smith was born on 25 April 1891 at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota.2 
(Witness) Will20 May 1895 He was mentioned in the will of Wallace Alanson Smith on 20 May 1895 at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota. "Wallace A Smith leaves $1 to each child and remainder to wife Jane."3 
(Witness) Census1 June 1900 Willis Ernest Smith appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 in the household of Jane Augusta Maybee at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota,
; Jane A Smith, Head, F, W, Feb 1857, 49, Wd, 9 children born - 7 living Wisconsin, Canada, Canada
Judson O Smith, Son, W, M, Apr 1877, 23, S, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Engineer
Lura J Smith, Daughter, W, F, July 1887, 13, S, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, attended school
Willis E Smith, Son, W, M, Apr 1891, 9, S, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, attended school.4 
Marriage*24 June 1916 Willis Ernest Smith married Alana A. Carlyl on 24 June 1916 at Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho.1,5 
(Witness) Census7 January 1920 Willis Ernest Smith appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 in the household of Jane Augusta Maybee at 218 Third Street, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho,
; Jane Smith, Head, owns home freer of mortgage, F, W, 68, Wd, Wisconsin, Canada, Canada, none
Willis E Smith, Son, W, M, 28, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Salesman, Retail Dry Goods
Alana A Smith, Wife, W, F, 23, M, Wisconsin, Wisconsin, Wisconsin, none
Marion Smith, Granddaughter, W, F, 2, S, Idaho, Minnesota, Wisconsin, none
Margaret Smith, Granddaughter, W, F, 3/12, S, Idaho, Minnesota, Wisconsin, none
Georgia Smith, Granddaughter, W, F, 2, Montana, Montana, Minnesota, none.6 
WW2YA*27 April 1942  On 27 April 1942 at Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, Willis Ernest Smith Sr, 212 North 13th, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, born 25 Apr 1891 in Fair Haven, Minn, registered for the draft. He was self employed. The person who would always know his address was his wife, Mrs Alana Smith at the same address. He was White, 5' 8", 140 pounds, had blue eyes, gray hair, and a light complexion.7 
Residence*1947 Willis Ernest Smith and Alana A. Smith lived in 1947 at 516 N 7th Street, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho; Willis E Smith (Alana A) grocer 516 N 7th, h same.8 
Death*5 November 1956 Willis Ernest Smith died on 5 November 1956 at Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, at age 65.9,10 
Burial* He and Alana A. Smith were buried at Forest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Inscription "Willis E Smith; 1891-1956
Wife; Alana A Smith; 1896-1986."11 

Family

Alana A. Carlyl b. 6 Sep 1896, d. Aug 1986

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith, and Idaho, Death Index, 1890-1962.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, Minnesota, Wills and Probate Records, 1801-1925 of father.
  4. [S90] 1900 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Fair Haven, Stearns, Minnesota; Roll: 792; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0147; FHL microfilm: 1240792.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com, Idaho, County Marriage Records, 1864-1967.
  6. [S304] 1920 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Coeur d Alene Ward 3, Kootenai, Idaho; Roll: T625_291; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 205; Image: 960.
  7. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  8. [S1] Ancestry.com, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, City Directory, 1947.
  9. [S1] Ancestry.com, Idaho, Death Index, 1890-1962.
  10. [S500] Newspapers.com, online https://www.newspapers.com/, obit in the Spokane Chronicle (Spokane, Washington), 6 Nov 1956, Tue, Page 8.
  11. [S381] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Memorial IDs 61672596 & 77615329.

John Thomas Smith1

M, #35374, b. 25 March 1895, d. 2 August 1895
Father*Wallace Alanson Smith1 b. 19 Oct 1842, d. 27 May 1895
Mother*Jane Augusta Maybee1 b. 18 Feb 1851, d. 9 Apr 1928
Name Variation  John Thomas Smith was also known as Thomas.2 
Birth*25 March 1895 He was born on 25 March 1895 at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota.1 
(Witness) Will20 May 1895 He was mentioned in the will of Wallace Alanson Smith on 20 May 1895 at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota. "Wallace A Smith leaves $1 to each child and remainder to wife Jane."2 
Death*2 August 1895 John Thomas Smith died on 2 August 1895 at Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota.1,3 
Burial* He was buried at Fairhaven Cemetery, Fairhaven, Stearns County, Minnesota. Inscription "John T Smith; Mar 25, 1895; Aug 2, 1895."3 

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Minnesota, Wills and Probate Records, 1801-1925 of father.
  3. [S381] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Memorial ID 66258745.

Kate Johnson1

F, #35375, b. 7 May 1879, d. 3 October 1968
Married Name Her married name was Smith.1 
Birth*7 May 1879 Kate Johnson was born on 7 May 1879 at Wisconsin.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1896 She married Charles Maybee Smith, son of Wallace Alanson Smith and Jane Augusta Maybee, circa 1896.1 
Death*3 October 1968 Kate Johnson died on 3 October 1968 at Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, at age 89.3,2 
Burial* She and Charles Maybee Smith were buried at Evergreen, Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota.4 

Family

Charles Maybee Smith b. 13 Mar 1870, d. 4 Oct 1953

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith, and 1900 census in Malmo, Aitkin, Minnesota.
  2. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2017.
  3. [S381] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Find A Grave Memorial# 72337725 from death cert id# 1968-MN-025077.
  4. [S381] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Memorial IDs 72337738 & 72337725 - Block 44 Lot 131.

Alana A. Carlyl1

F, #35376, b. 6 September 1896, d. August 1986
Married Name Her married name was Dennison, Married Frank Dennison 6 Sep 1957.2 
Name Variation  Alana A. Carlyl was also known as Lena. 
Married Name Her married name was Smith.3 
Birth*6 September 1896 She was born on 6 September 1896 at Wisconsin.3 
Marriage*24 June 1916 She married Willis Ernest Smith, son of Wallace Alanson Smith and Jane Augusta Maybee, on 24 June 1916 at Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho.1,4 
(Witness) Census7 January 1920 Alana A. Carlyl appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 in the household of Jane Augusta Maybee at 218 Third Street, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho,
; Jane Smith, Head, owns home freer of mortgage, F, W, 68, Wd, Wisconsin, Canada, Canada, none
Willis E Smith, Son, W, M, 28, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Salesman, Retail Dry Goods
Alana A Smith, Wife, W, F, 23, M, Wisconsin, Wisconsin, Wisconsin, none
Marion Smith, Granddaughter, W, F, 2, S, Idaho, Minnesota, Wisconsin, none
Margaret Smith, Granddaughter, W, F, 3/12, S, Idaho, Minnesota, Wisconsin, none
Georgia Smith, Granddaughter, W, F, 2, Montana, Montana, Minnesota, none.5 
(Witness) WW2YA27 April 1942  On 27 April 1942 Alana A. Smith was the person to always know the address of Willis Ernest Smith ."Willis Ernest Smith Sr, 212 North 13th, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, born 25 Apr 1891 in Fair Haven, Minn, registered for the draft. He was self employed. The person who would always know his address was his wife, Mrs Alana Smith at the same address. He was White, 5' 8", 140 pounds, had blue eyes, gray hair, and a light complexion."6 
Residence*1947 Alana A. Smith and Willis Ernest Smith lived in 1947 at 516 N 7th Street, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho; Willis E Smith (Alana A) grocer 516 N 7th, h same.7 
Death*August 1986 Alana A. Carlyl died in August 1986 at Hauser, Kootenai County, Idaho, at age 89.3 
Burial* She and Willis Ernest Smith were buried at Forest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Inscription "Willis E Smith; 1891-1956
Wife; Alana A Smith; 1896-1986."8 

Family

Willis Ernest Smith b. 25 Apr 1891, d. 5 Nov 1956

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Marriage Records, 1863-1967.
  3. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Find A Grave Memorial# 77615329.
  4. [S1] Ancestry.com, Idaho, County Marriage Records, 1864-1967.
  5. [S304] 1920 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Coeur d Alene Ward 3, Kootenai, Idaho; Roll: T625_291; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 205; Image: 960.
  6. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  7. [S1] Ancestry.com, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, City Directory, 1947.
  8. [S381] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Memorial IDs 61672596 & 77615329.

Frank Elijah Gonser1

M, #35377, b. 30 March 1885, d. 30 September 1959
Birth*30 March 1885 Frank Elijah Gonser was born on 30 March 1885 at Spruce Hill, Douglas County, Minnesota, son of Samuel Franklin Gonser and Clara Louise Stecker.2 
Marriage*24 August 1909 He married Lura Jane Smith, daughter of Wallace Alanson Smith and Jane Augusta Maybee, on 24 August 1909 at Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho.3,4 
Census*23 January 1920 Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 at Road South of Manhattan by Milwacike [Milwaukee] Depot, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana.
Frank E Gonsor, Head, M, W, 34, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonsor, Wife, W, F, 32, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Housekeeper
Clara T Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 9, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonsor, Son, W, M, 6, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margurett Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Elisabeth Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2/12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.5 
Census2 April 1930 Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Railroad Avenue, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana.
Frank E Gonser, Head, M, W, 45, Married at age 24, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 42, Married at age 22, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Clara L Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 19, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margaret R Gonser , Daughter, W, F, 12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Elizabeth J Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 10, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 7, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Francis L Gonser, Son, W, M, 3, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.6 
Residence*1932 Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Gonser lived in 1932 at 304 8th Avenue South, Yakima City, Washington; Frank E Gonser (Lura J) driver h 304 8th av S.7 
Census11 April 1940 Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at 1317 Brown Avenue, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington.
Frank E Gonser, Rents House, Head, M, W, 55, M, completed 8 years of school, born in Minnesota, unemployed 48 weeks, Truck Driver, Fair Grounds, wages earned in 1939 - $600 for 46 weeks
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 53, M, completed 4 years of college, born in Minnesota, unemployed 26 weeks, Common Laborer, wages earned in 1939 - $250 for 26 weeks
Louise C Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 27, S, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, home housework, wages earned in 1939 - $190 for 10 weeks
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, attending school , completed 2 years of high school, born in Montana
Frances M Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 13, S, attending school , completed 6 years of school, born in Montana
Family residence 1 April 1935 was same place.6 
(Witness) WW2YA16 October 1940  On 16 October 1940 Frank Elijah Gonser was the person to always know the address of Richard Franklin Gonser ."Richard Franklin Gonser, 1306 Lincoln Ave, Yakima, Yakima, Wash, born 25 Feb 1913 in Bozeman, Montana, registered for the draft. He was employed by Roy Marsh Advertising Distributors. The person who would always know his address was his father, Mr Frank E. Gonser, 1311 Brown Ave. He was White, 5' 8", 145 pounds, had gray eyes, black hair, and a dark complexion."8 
WWII Draft*26 April 1942 In 1942 Frank Elijah Gonser, 1317 Brown Ave, Yakima, Wn, born 30 Mar 1885 in Alexander Co, Minn, registered for the draft. He was employed by Dorn Co, Seattle. The person who would always know his address was his wife, Lura Gonser, at the same address. He was White, 5' 8", 180 pounds, had blue eyes, brown hair, and a ruddy complexion.9 
Death*30 September 1959 Frank Elijah Gonser died on 30 September 1959 at Seattle, King County, Washington, at age 74.10 
Burial* He and Lura Jane Gonser were buried at Forest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Inscription "Frank F Gonser; 1885-1959
Lura J Gonser; 1887-1981."11 

Family

Lura Jane Smith b. 7 Jul 1887, d. 10 Oct 1981
Children

Citations

  1. [S338] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/default.aspx?rt=39
  2. [S338] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, online http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/default.aspx?rt=39, and Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, Idaho, Marriage Index, 1842-1996.
  4. [S1] Ancestry.com, Idaho, County Marriage Records, 1864-1967.
  5. [S304] 1920 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: T625_970; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 728.
  6. [S303] 1930 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0028; Image: 821.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.
  7. [S1] Ancestry.com, Yakima, Washington, City Directory, 1932.
  8. [S511] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, online https://www.fold3.com/
  9. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  10. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington Death Index, 1940-1996.
  11. [S381] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Memorial IDs 69387918 & 69387947 - Plots A-76-17&18.
  12. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.

Clara Louise Gonser1

F, #35378, b. 6 July 1910, d. 15 January 1997
Father*Frank Elijah Gonser1 b. 30 Mar 1885, d. 30 Sep 1959
Mother*Lura Jane Smith1 b. 7 Jul 1887, d. 10 Oct 1981
Birth*6 July 1910 Clara Louise Gonser was born on 6 July 1910 at Belgrade, Gallatin County, Montana.2 
(Witness) Census23 January 1920 Clara Louise Gonser appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Road South of Manhattan by Milwacike [Milwaukee] Depot, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonsor, Head, M, W, 34, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonsor, Wife, W, F, 32, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Housekeeper
Clara T Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 9, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonsor, Son, W, M, 6, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margurett Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Elisabeth Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2/12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.3 
(Witness) Census2 April 1930 Clara Louise Gonser appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Railroad Avenue, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonser, Head, M, W, 45, Married at age 24, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 42, Married at age 22, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Clara L Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 19, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margaret R Gonser , Daughter, W, F, 12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Elizabeth J Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 10, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 7, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Francis L Gonser, Son, W, M, 3, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.4 
(Witness) Census11 April 1940 Clara Louise Gonser appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at 1317 Brown Avenue, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington,
; Frank E Gonser, Rents House, Head, M, W, 55, M, completed 8 years of school, born in Minnesota, unemployed 48 weeks, Truck Driver, Fair Grounds, wages earned in 1939 - $600 for 46 weeks
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 53, M, completed 4 years of college, born in Minnesota, unemployed 26 weeks, Common Laborer, wages earned in 1939 - $250 for 26 weeks
Louise C Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 27, S, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, home housework, wages earned in 1939 - $190 for 10 weeks
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, attending school , completed 2 years of high school, born in Montana
Frances M Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 13, S, attending school , completed 6 years of school, born in Montana
Family residence 1 April 1935 was same place.4 
Residence*1992 Clara Louise Gonser lived in 1992 at 10257 5th Ave SW, Seattle, Washington.5 
Death*15 January 1997 She died on 15 January 1997 at Seattle, King County, Washington, at age 86.6 

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1830-2011.
  3. [S304] 1920 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: T625_970; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 728.
  4. [S303] 1930 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0028; Image: 821.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1.
  6. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Washington, Death Index, 1940-2017.

Richard Franklin Gonser1

M, #35379, b. 25 February 1913, d. 16 October 1997
Father*Frank Elijah Gonser1 b. 30 Mar 1885, d. 30 Sep 1959
Mother*Lura Jane Smith1 b. 7 Jul 1887, d. 10 Oct 1981
Birth*25 February 1913 Richard Franklin Gonser was born on 25 February 1913 at Bozeman, Gallatin County, Montana.1,2 
(Witness) Census23 January 1920 Richard Franklin Gonser appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Road South of Manhattan by Milwacike [Milwaukee] Depot, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonsor, Head, M, W, 34, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonsor, Wife, W, F, 32, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Housekeeper
Clara T Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 9, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonsor, Son, W, M, 6, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margurett Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Elisabeth Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2/12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.3 
(Witness) Census2 April 1930 Richard Franklin Gonser appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Railroad Avenue, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonser, Head, M, W, 45, Married at age 24, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 42, Married at age 22, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Clara L Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 19, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margaret R Gonser , Daughter, W, F, 12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Elizabeth J Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 10, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 7, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Francis L Gonser, Son, W, M, 3, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.4 
Marriage*19 January 1934 Richard Franklin Gonser married Doris Adele Old on 19 January 1934 at Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.5 
Census*12 April 1940 Richard Franklin Gonser appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 at 1106 Brown Avenue, Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.
Richard F Gonser, Head, M, W, 27, M, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, Painter Musician, Plays for dances, wages earned in 1939 - $720 for 36 weeks
Doris A Gonser, Wife, W, F, 22, M, completed 1 year of high school, born in Missouri
Donna A Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 5, S, born in Washington
Richard L Gonser, Son, W, M, 4, S, born in Washington
Dorthy D Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 3, S, born in Washington
Denice Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 1, S, born in Washington
George F Gonser, Son, W, M, 9/12, S, born in Washington.6 
WW2YA*16 October 1940  On 16 October 1940 at Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, Richard Franklin Gonser, 1306 Lincoln Ave, Yakima, Yakima, Wash, born 25 Feb 1913 in Bozeman, Montana, registered for the draft. He was employed by Roy Marsh Advertising Distributors. The person who would always know his address was his father, Mr Frank E. Gonser, 1311 Brown Ave. He was White, 5' 8", 145 pounds, had gray eyes, black hair, and a dark complexion.7 
(Witness) Marriage21 June 1952 He witnessed the marriage of Robert Lee Voshall and Donna Adele Gonser on 21 June 1952 at First Christian Church, Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.5 
Death*16 October 1997 Richard Franklin Gonser died on 16 October 1997 at Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, at age 84.8 

Family

Doris Adele Old b. 15 Jul 1917, d. 11 Oct 1984
Children

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1830-2011 & Montana, Birth Records, 1897-1988.
  3. [S304] 1920 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: T625_970; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 728.
  4. [S303] 1930 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0028; Image: 821.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  6. [S456] 1940 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Yakima, Yakima, Washington; Roll: T627_4371; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 39-10.
  7. [S511] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, online https://www.fold3.com/
  8. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Washington, Death Index, 1940-2017.

Margaret Rose Gonser1

F, #35380, b. 2 July 1917, d. 29 March 2000
Father*Frank Elijah Gonser1 b. 30 Mar 1885, d. 30 Sep 1959
Mother*Lura Jane Smith1 b. 7 Jul 1887, d. 10 Oct 1981
Married Name Her married name was White.1 
Married Name Her married name was Miller.1 
Married Name Her married name was Wise.1 
Birth*2 July 1917 Margaret Rose Gonser was born on 2 July 1917 at Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana.2 
(Witness) Census23 January 1920 Margaret Rose Gonser appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Road South of Manhattan by Milwacike [Milwaukee] Depot, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonsor, Head, M, W, 34, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonsor, Wife, W, F, 32, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Housekeeper
Clara T Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 9, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonsor, Son, W, M, 6, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margurett Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Elisabeth Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2/12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.3 
(Witness) Census2 April 1930 Margaret Rose Gonser appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Railroad Avenue, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonser, Head, M, W, 45, Married at age 24, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 42, Married at age 22, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Clara L Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 19, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margaret R Gonser , Daughter, W, F, 12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Elizabeth J Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 10, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 7, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Francis L Gonser, Son, W, M, 3, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.4 
Marriage*5 November 1935 Margaret Rose Gonser married Clarence Paul Wise on 5 November 1935 at Yakima County, Washington.5 
Death*29 March 2000 Margaret Rose Gonser died on 29 March 2000 at Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, at age 82.6 

Family

Clarence Paul Wise b. 24 May 1913, d. 23 Nov 1981

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Montana, Birth Records, 1897-1988.
  3. [S304] 1920 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: T625_970; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 728.
  4. [S303] 1930 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0028; Image: 821.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013.
  6. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/

Elizabeth Jane Gonser1

F, #35381, b. 4 December 1919, d. 22 May 2014
Father*Frank Elijah Gonser1 b. 30 Mar 1885, d. 30 Sep 1959
Mother*Lura Jane Smith1 b. 7 Jul 1887, d. 10 Oct 1981
Name Variation  Elizabeth Jane Gonser was also known as Betty. 
Married Name Her married name was Martin.2 
Birth*4 December 1919 She was born on 4 December 1919 at Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana.3 
(Witness) Census23 January 1920 Elizabeth Jane Gonser appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Road South of Manhattan by Milwacike [Milwaukee] Depot, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonsor, Head, M, W, 34, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonsor, Wife, W, F, 32, M, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Housekeeper
Clara T Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 9, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonsor, Son, W, M, 6, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margurett Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Elisabeth Gonsor, Daughter, W, F, 2/12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.4 
(Witness) Census2 April 1930 Elizabeth Jane Gonser appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Railroad Avenue, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonser, Head, M, W, 45, Married at age 24, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 42, Married at age 22, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Clara L Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 19, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margaret R Gonser , Daughter, W, F, 12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Elizabeth J Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 10, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 7, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Francis L Gonser, Son, W, M, 3, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.5 
Marriage*4 February 1956 Harold Edward Martin, 29, of New Meadows, Idaho, born at Hartville, Missouri; and Elizabeth J Gonser, 36, of New Meadows, Idaho, born at Manhattan, Montana; both married before and divorced; were married 4 Feb 1956 by Jim S. Higgins, Justice of the Peace at New Meadows, Adams, Idaho.2 
Death*22 May 2014 Elizabeth Jane Gonser died on 22 May 2014 at Des Moines, King County, Washington, at age 94.6,7 

Family

Harold Edward Martin b. 7 Aug 1926, d. 8 Apr 2001

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, Montana, Birth Records, 1897-1988.
  4. [S304] 1920 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: T625_970; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 728.
  5. [S303] 1930 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0028; Image: 821.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.
  6. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Death Index, 1940-2017.
  7. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current.

Wallace Samuel Gonser1

M, #35382, b. 17 November 1922, d. 1 June 1998
Father*Frank Elijah Gonser1 b. 30 Mar 1885, d. 30 Sep 1959
Mother*Lura Jane Smith1 b. 7 Jul 1887, d. 10 Oct 1981
Birth*17 November 1922 Wallace Samuel Gonser was born on 17 November 1922 at Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana.2,3 
(Witness) Census2 April 1930 Wallace Samuel Gonser appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Railroad Avenue, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonser, Head, M, W, 45, Married at age 24, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 42, Married at age 22, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Clara L Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 19, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margaret R Gonser , Daughter, W, F, 12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Elizabeth J Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 10, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 7, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Francis L Gonser, Son, W, M, 3, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.4 
(Witness) Census11 April 1940 Wallace Samuel Gonser appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at 1317 Brown Avenue, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington,
; Frank E Gonser, Rents House, Head, M, W, 55, M, completed 8 years of school, born in Minnesota, unemployed 48 weeks, Truck Driver, Fair Grounds, wages earned in 1939 - $600 for 46 weeks
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 53, M, completed 4 years of college, born in Minnesota, unemployed 26 weeks, Common Laborer, wages earned in 1939 - $250 for 26 weeks
Louise C Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 27, S, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, home housework, wages earned in 1939 - $190 for 10 weeks
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, attending school , completed 2 years of high school, born in Montana
Frances M Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 13, S, attending school , completed 6 years of school, born in Montana
Family residence 1 April 1935 was same place.4 
(Witness) Marriage12 May 1946 Wallace Samuel Gonser witnessed the marriage of Frances Lura Gonser and Clyde Mack Johnson on 12 May 1946 at Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington; Clyde M Johnson of Seattle and Frances Gonser of Seattle were united in marriage on the 12th of May, 1946 at Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington in the presence of Lura Gonser and Wallace S. Gonser.5 
Death*1 June 1998 Wallace Samuel Gonser died on 1 June 1998 at Seattle, King County, Washington, at age 75.6 

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1830-2011.
  3. [S3] Unknown author, "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007,", say born Bozeman.
  4. [S303] 1930 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0028; Image: 821.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  6. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Washington, Death Index, 1940-2017.

Frances Lura Gonser1

F, #35383, b. 3 January 1927, d. 10 September 2016
Father*Frank Elijah Gonser1 b. 30 Mar 1885, d. 30 Sep 1959
Mother*Lura Jane Smith1 b. 7 Jul 1887, d. 10 Oct 1981
Married Name Her married name was Johnson.2 
Birth*3 January 1927 Frances Lura Gonser was born on 3 January 1927 at Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana.3 
(Witness) Census2 April 1930 Frances Lura Gonser appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at Railroad Avenue, Manhattan, Gallatin County, Montana,
; Frank E Gonser, Head, M, W, 45, Married at age 24, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Farms own Farm
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 42, Married at age 22, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Clara L Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 19, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Richard F Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Margaret R Gonser , Daughter, W, F, 12, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Elizabeth J Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 10, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota, at school
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 7, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota
Francis L Gonser, Son, W, M, 3, S, Montana, Minnesota, Minnesota.4 
(Witness) Census11 April 1940 Frances Lura Gonser appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 in the household of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith at 1317 Brown Avenue, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington,
; Frank E Gonser, Rents House, Head, M, W, 55, M, completed 8 years of school, born in Minnesota, unemployed 48 weeks, Truck Driver, Fair Grounds, wages earned in 1939 - $600 for 46 weeks
Lura J Gonser, Wife, W, F, 53, M, completed 4 years of college, born in Minnesota, unemployed 26 weeks, Common Laborer, wages earned in 1939 - $250 for 26 weeks
Louise C Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 27, S, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, home housework, wages earned in 1939 - $190 for 10 weeks
Wallace S Gonser, Son, W, M, 17, S, attending school , completed 2 years of high school, born in Montana
Frances M Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 13, S, attending school , completed 6 years of school, born in Montana
Family residence 1 April 1935 was same place.4 
Marriage*12 May 1946 Clyde M Johnson of Seattle and Frances Gonser of Seattle were united in marriage on the 12th of May, 1946 at Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington in the presence of Lura Gonser and Wallace S. Gonser.2 
Death*10 September 2016 Frances Lura Gonser died on 10 September 2016 at Tumwater, Thurston County, Washington, at age 89.5 

Family

Clyde Mack Johnson b. 30 Jul 1920, d. 12 Feb 2005

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, Montana, Birth Records, 1897-1988.
  4. [S303] 1930 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Manhattan, Gallatin, Montana; Roll: 1256; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0028; Image: 821.0; FHL microfilm: 2340991.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current.

Doris Adele Old1

F, #35384, b. 15 July 1917, d. 11 October 1984
Married Name Her married name was Gonser.1 
Birth*15 July 1917 Doris Adele Old was born on 15 July 1917 at Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, daughter of Melvin Earl Old and Henrietta Marguerite Brower.1 
Marriage*19 January 1934 She married Richard Franklin Gonser, son of Frank Elijah Gonser and Lura Jane Smith, on 19 January 1934 at Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.2 
Death*11 October 1984 Doris Adele Old died on 11 October 1984 at Seattle, King County, Washington, at age 67.3 

Family

Richard Franklin Gonser b. 25 Feb 1913, d. 16 Oct 1997
Children

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  3. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Washington Death Index, 1940-1996.

Donna Adele Gonser1

F, #35385, b. 2 August 1934, d. 17 March 2002
Father*Richard Franklin Gonser1 b. 25 Feb 1913, d. 16 Oct 1997
Mother*Doris Adele Old1 b. 15 Jul 1917, d. 11 Oct 1984
Married Name Her married name was Mathes.1 
Married Name Her married name was Voshall.2 
Birth*2 August 1934 Donna Adele Gonser was born on 2 August 1934 at Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.3 
(Witness) Census12 April 1940 Donna Adele Gonser appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 in the household of Richard Franklin Gonser at 1106 Brown Avenue, Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington,
; Richard F Gonser, Head, M, W, 27, M, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, Painter Musician, Plays for dances, wages earned in 1939 - $720 for 36 weeks
Doris A Gonser, Wife, W, F, 22, M, completed 1 year of high school, born in Missouri
Donna A Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 5, S, born in Washington
Richard L Gonser, Son, W, M, 4, S, born in Washington
Dorthy D Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 3, S, born in Washington
Denice Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 1, S, born in Washington
George F Gonser, Son, W, M, 9/12, S, born in Washington.4 
Marriage*21 June 1952 Donna Adele Gonser married Robert Lee Voshall on 21 June 1952 at First Christian Church, Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.5 
Marriage*12 November 1956 Donna Adele Gonser married Robert William Mathes on 12 November 1956.1,6 
Death*17 March 2002 Donna Adele Gonser died on 17 March 2002 at Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington, at age 67.3 

Family 1

Robert Lee Voshall b. 6 Mar 1931, d. 13 Sep 1991

Family 2

Robert William Mathes b. 22 Aug 1931, d. 14 Apr 2003

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Washington Death Index, 1940-1996.
  3. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S456] 1940 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Yakima, Yakima, Washington; Roll: T627_4371; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 39-10.
  5. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  6. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013.

Richard Lee Gonser1

M, #35386, b. 15 September 1935, d. 20 April 2012
Father*Richard Franklin Gonser1 b. 25 Feb 1913, d. 16 Oct 1997
Mother*Doris Adele Old1 b. 15 Jul 1917, d. 11 Oct 1984
Name Variation  Richard Lee Gonser was also known as Dick.1 
Birth*15 September 1935 He was born on 15 September 1935 at Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.1 
(Witness) Census12 April 1940 Richard Lee Gonser appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 in the household of Richard Franklin Gonser at 1106 Brown Avenue, Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington,
; Richard F Gonser, Head, M, W, 27, M, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, Painter Musician, Plays for dances, wages earned in 1939 - $720 for 36 weeks
Doris A Gonser, Wife, W, F, 22, M, completed 1 year of high school, born in Missouri
Donna A Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 5, S, born in Washington
Richard L Gonser, Son, W, M, 4, S, born in Washington
Dorthy D Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 3, S, born in Washington
Denice Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 1, S, born in Washington
George F Gonser, Son, W, M, 9/12, S, born in Washington.2 
Marriage*16 May 1954 Richard Lee Gonser married Mary Ann Ryder on 16 May 1954 at Los Angeles County, California.3 
Death*20 April 2012 Richard Lee Gonser died on 20 April 2012 at Glendora, California, at age 76. 
oObit*28 April 2012  On 28 April 2012 at Glendora, Los Angeles County, California, the obituary of Richard Lee Gonser read: Richard Lee Gonser Sr. On Friday, April 20, 2012, at the age of 76, Dick Gonser passed away due to lung cancer, in his home in Glendora, surrounded by his loving family. Dick was born on September 15, 1935 in Yakima, Washington.
In his early years, Dick was a proud member of the United States Navy. During his time in the Navy he was stationed at Point Mugu where he met the love of his life Maryann. They were married in 1954 and spent nearly 58 wonderful years together.
After the Navy, Dick followed his passion for firearms and became a trained gunsmith. Along with his friend, they co-founded Skeetmaster, a shotgun customizing business, which he ran until retirement. He met this friend while working for the Los Angeles County Department of Weights and Measures as a code enforcer and supervisor. He retired from the county after 26 years.
Of Dick's many interests, he greatly enjoyed sports and coached kids in both baseball and football. He was the founder of the Junior All American Football League in Monrovia, California during the late 1960's. Following his retirement, he became an avid golfer and enjoyed woodworking. He could be seen in his garage almost daily working on different wood projects when he wasn't on the golf course.
His wife, Maryann, and his four children survive Dick, Richard Gonser, Jr, of Chino Hills, Kerry Van Frank of La Verne, Darren Gonser of Glendora, and Kathie Spaun of Glendora. He also has 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
He had great faith in God and was a member of Glenkirk Presbyterian Church where memorial services will be held on Sunday April 29, 2012 at 3:00pm.4 

Family

Mary Ann Ryder

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S456] 1940 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Yakima, Yakima, Washington; Roll: T627_4371; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 39-10.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959.
  4. [S1] Ancestry.com, United States Obituary Collection, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Woodland Hills, California, 28 Apr 2012.

Dorthy Dell Gonser1

F, #35387, b. 24 September 1936, d. 18 June 2018
Father*Richard Franklin Gonser1 b. 25 Feb 1913, d. 16 Oct 1997
Mother*Doris Adele Old1 b. 15 Jul 1917, d. 11 Oct 1984
Misc* Dorthy Dell Gonser is Maybee Society Member Number 395. 
Married Name Her married name was Hambling.1 
Birth*24 September 1936 She was born on 24 September 1936 at Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.1 
(Witness) Census12 April 1940 Dorthy Dell Gonser appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 in the household of Richard Franklin Gonser at 1106 Brown Avenue, Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington,
; Richard F Gonser, Head, M, W, 27, M, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, Painter Musician, Plays for dances, wages earned in 1939 - $720 for 36 weeks
Doris A Gonser, Wife, W, F, 22, M, completed 1 year of high school, born in Missouri
Donna A Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 5, S, born in Washington
Richard L Gonser, Son, W, M, 4, S, born in Washington
Dorthy D Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 3, S, born in Washington
Denice Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 1, S, born in Washington
George F Gonser, Son, W, M, 9/12, S, born in Washington.2 
Marriage*7 August 1955 Dorthy Dell Gonser married Marshall Winston Hambling on 7 August 1955.1 
Death*18 June 2018 Dorthy Dell Gonser died on 18 June 2018 at Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, at age 81.3 

Family

Marshall Winston Hambling
Child

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S456] 1940 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Yakima, Yakima, Washington; Roll: T627_4371; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 39-10.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current.

George Franklin Gonser1

M, #35389, b. 8 June 1939, d. 1 November 2008
Father*Richard Franklin Gonser1 b. 25 Feb 1913, d. 16 Oct 1997
Mother*Doris Adele Old1 b. 15 Jul 1917, d. 11 Oct 1984
Birth*8 June 1939 George Franklin Gonser was born on 8 June 1939 at Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.1 
(Witness) Census12 April 1940 George Franklin Gonser appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 in the household of Richard Franklin Gonser at 1106 Brown Avenue, Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington,
; Richard F Gonser, Head, M, W, 27, M, completed 4 years of high school, born in Montana, Painter Musician, Plays for dances, wages earned in 1939 - $720 for 36 weeks
Doris A Gonser, Wife, W, F, 22, M, completed 1 year of high school, born in Missouri
Donna A Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 5, S, born in Washington
Richard L Gonser, Son, W, M, 4, S, born in Washington
Dorthy D Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 3, S, born in Washington
Denice Gonser, Daughter, W, F, 1, S, born in Washington
George F Gonser, Son, W, M, 9/12, S, born in Washington.2 
Marriage*2 December 1982 George Franklin Gonser married Donna Jean Wornes on 2 December 1982 at Seattle, King County, Washington.3 
Death*1 November 2008 George Franklin Gonser died on 1 November 2008 at Chehalis, Lewis County, Washington, at age 69.4 

Family

Donna Jean Wornes

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S456] 1940 United States Census, online ancestry.com, Yakima, Yakima, Washington; Roll: T627_4371; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 39-10.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  4. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Washington, Death Index, 1940-2017.

Thomas Earl Gonser1

M, #35390, b. 21 October 1940, d. 26 February 2016
Father*Richard Franklin Gonser1 b. 25 Feb 1913, d. 16 Oct 1997
Mother*Doris Adele Old1 b. 15 Jul 1917, d. 11 Oct 1984
Birth*21 October 1940 Thomas Earl Gonser was born on 21 October 1940 at Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.1 
Marriage*27 May 1972 He married Karryanne Rae Hust on 27 May 1972 at Seattle, King County, Washington.2 
Residence*between 1986 and 1993 Thomas Earl Gonser lived between 1986 and 1993 at 2415 S 242nd St, Des Moines, King County, Washington.3 
Death*26 February 2016 He died on 26 February 2016 at age 75.4 
Burial* He was buried at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, King County, Washington. Inscription "Thomas Earl Gonser; MM3 US Navy; Vietnam; 1940-2016."5,4 

Family

Karryanne Rae Hust

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index, Volumes 1 & 2.
  4. [S1] Ancestry.com, .S. Veterans' Gravesites, ca.1775-2019.
  5. [S381] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Memorial ID 188718561.

Robert Lee Voshall1

M, #35393, b. 6 March 1931, d. 13 September 1991
Birth*6 March 1931 Robert Lee Voshall was born on 6 March 1931 at Cle Elum, Kittitas County, Washington.2,1 
Marriage*21 June 1952 He married Donna Adele Gonser, daughter of Richard Franklin Gonser and Doris Adele Old, on 21 June 1952 at First Christian Church, Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington.3 
Death*13 September 1991 Robert Lee Voshall died on 13 September 1991 at Kittitas County, Washington, at age 60.2 

Family

Donna Adele Gonser b. 2 Aug 1934, d. 17 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S3] Unknown author, "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007,."
  2. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Washington Death Index, 1940-1996.
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.

Robert William Mathes1

M, #35394, b. 22 August 1931, d. 14 April 2003
Birth*22 August 1931 Robert William Mathes was born on 22 August 1931 at Morrill, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska.1,2 
Marriage*12 November 1956 He married Donna Adele Gonser, daughter of Richard Franklin Gonser and Doris Adele Old, on 12 November 1956.1,3 
Death*14 April 2003 Robert William Mathes died on 14 April 2003 at Yakima City, Yakima County, Washington, at age 71.4 

Family

Donna Adele Gonser b. 2 Aug 1934, d. 17 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  2. [S3] Unknown author, "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007,."
  3. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013.
  4. [S2] Social SecurityDeath Index, online https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/ssdi/, and Washington, Death Index, 1940-2017.

Joan Sue Lewis1

F, #35399, b. 22 September 1953, d. 10 January 2019
Married Name Her married name was Gonser.1 
Birth*22 September 1953 Joan Sue Lewis was born on 22 September 1953 at Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1,2 
Marriage*19 November 1976 She married Robert William Gonser, son of Richard Franklin Gonser and Doris Adele Old, on 19 November 1976 at US Naval Torpedo Station, Keyport, Kitsap County, Washington.
"by Chaplin Fred H. Renfroe, LCDR, CHC, USNR."1 
Death*10 January 2019 Joan Sue Lewis died on 10 January 2019 at Raymond, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, at age 65.3 
Burial* She was buried at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, King County, Washington. Inscription "Robert W Gonser; GSCM USN; Vietnam; Lebanon; Granada; Persian Gulf; 1950-2019."3 

Family

Robert William Gonser

Citations

  1. [S1] Ancestry.com, Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004.
  2. [S488] Descendants of Harriet Smith.
  3. [S381] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Memorial ID 196878988.