Ancestors of Adam and Emma Jackson


Alfred Thomas BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B04FU was born on 28 May 1865 in Knox County, Tennessee, USA. He died 2 on 16 Dec 1938 in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA. He was buried on 16 Dec 1938 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA. Alfred married 1, 3 Emma JENKINS 4-J0441 on 04 Aug 1897 in Carrollton, Carroll County, Missouri, USA.

Alfred was counted in a census on 18 Aug 1870 in Morristown, Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA. He was described as aged 4 years. Born in Tennessee. He was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1875 in Croll Creek, Ottawa Township, Ottawa Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as aged 10 years. He was counted in a census on 05 Jun 1880 in Lincoln Township, Ottawa Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Son aged 15 years, at School. Born in Tennessee. He was counted in a census on 19 Apr 1910 in S. Campbell St., Campbell, Greene County, Missouri, USA. He was described as Head of family, married twice, aged 40 years, working as a Telephone Line Man. He was counted in a census on 21 Jan 1920 in Benton Township, Douglas County, Missouri, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 54 years, working as a Farmer. He was counted in a census on 03 Apr 1930 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 59 years, working as a Contracting Paper Hanger.

Other marriages:
FLORA, Emma

Between 1897 and 1899,  Alfred and Emma moved from Missouri to Kansas

In 1905, Alfred Thomas Blunderfield was a painter listed in the Springfield, Missouri City Directory.  
1905 Springfield, Missouri City Directory
Alfred T. Blunderfield
Occupation:  Painter
Residence:  802 S. Campbell

Alfred Thomas Blunderfield was listed in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1925 City Directory
Page 180
Alford T. Blunderfield (Emma), painter, residence 605 S. Walker Av

When the 1930 census was taken, Alfred Thomas Blunderfield and his wife were living in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Their daughter, Diamond Blunderfield Raines, was living next door with her husband and young son.

Emma JENKINS [scrapbook] 1-J0441 was born on 22 Jul 1877 in at or near Carrolton, Carroll County, Missouri, USA. She died on 18 Oct 1907 in Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri, USA. She was buried on 20 Oct 1907 in Maple Park Cemetery, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA. Emma married 2, 3 Alfred Thomas BLUNDERFIELD 3-B04FU on 04 Aug 1897 in Carrollton, Carroll County, Missouri, USA.

Emma was counted in a census on 06 Jun 1900 in Harrison Street, Campbell Township, Springfield City, Greene County, Missouri. She was described as Boarding with her parents, married for 2 years and given birth to 1 child (still living). Born in Missouri Jul 1877, could read and write.

Emma was the daughter of Robert Atchison Jenkins and Rebecca Jane Loney.

When the 1900 census was taken, Emma and her young daughter Lena were living with Emma’s parents and siblings in Springfield, Missouri.  Maybe Alfred was away looking for work.

They had the following children.

  F i Lena May BLUNDERFIELD-B0369 was born on 07 Aug 1899. She died on 25 May 1988.
  F ii Bessie BLUNDERFIELD-B0370 was born on 15 Feb 1903. She died on 02 Aug 1986.
  M iii Leo Theodore BLUNDERFIELD-B0371 was born on 08 Nov 1904. He died in 1960.
  F iv
Bertha Elizabeth BLUNDERFIELD 1-B0372 was born on 31 May 1906 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA. She died on 14 Jul 1922 in in hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. She was buried 2 on 15 Jul 1922 in Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

Bertha was counted in a census on 19 Apr 1910 in S. Campbell St., Campbell, Greene County, Missouri, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 4 years. She was counted in a census on 21 Jan 1920 in Benton Township, Douglas County, Missouri, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 13 years.

Bertha and her half-sister Goldie, died within a week of each other, after contracting Tubercolosis.

Alfred Thomas BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B04FU was born on 28 May 1865 in Knox County, Tennessee, USA. He died 2 on 16 Dec 1938 in Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA. He was buried on 16 Dec 1938 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA. Alfred married 1 Emma FLORA-F0406 about 1907.

Alfred was counted in a census on 18 Aug 1870 in Morristown, Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA. He was described as aged 4 years. Born in Tennessee. He was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1875 in Croll Creek, Ottawa Township, Ottawa Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as aged 10 years. He was counted in a census on 05 Jun 1880 in Lincoln Township, Ottawa Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Son aged 15 years, at School. Born in Tennessee. He was counted in a census on 19 Apr 1910 in S. Campbell St., Campbell, Greene County, Missouri, USA. He was described as Head of family, married twice, aged 40 years, working as a Telephone Line Man. He was counted in a census on 21 Jan 1920 in Benton Township, Douglas County, Missouri, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 54 years, working as a Farmer. He was counted in a census on 03 Apr 1930 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 59 years, working as a Contracting Paper Hanger.

Other marriages:
JENKINS, Emma

Between 1897 and 1899,  Alfred and Emma moved from Missouri to Kansas

In 1905, Alfred Thomas Blunderfield was a painter listed in the Springfield, Missouri City Directory.  
1905 Springfield, Missouri City Directory
Alfred T. Blunderfield
Occupation:  Painter
Residence:  802 S. Campbell

Alfred Thomas Blunderfield was listed in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1925 City Directory
Page 180
Alford T. Blunderfield (Emma), painter, residence 605 S. Walker Av

When the 1930 census was taken, Alfred Thomas Blunderfield and his wife were living in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Their daughter, Diamond Blunderfield Raines, was living next door with her husband and young son.

Emma FLORA 1-F0406 was born on 26 Oct 1876 in Indiana, USA. She died on 15 Jul 1941 in Oklahoma City, Oklalhoma, USA. She was buried on 17 Jul 1941 in Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Emma married 1 Alfred Thomas BLUNDERFIELD-B04FU about 1907.

Emma was counted in a census on 19 Apr 1910 in S. Campbell St., Campbell, Greene County, Missouri, USA. She was described as Wife aged 36 years, married for 3 years and given birth to 1 child (still living). Born in Indiana. Could read and write. She was counted in a census on 21 Jan 1920 in Benton Township, Douglas County, Missouri, USA. She was described as Wife aged 38 years. She was counted in a census on 03 Apr 1930 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. She was described as Wife aged 47 years. She was counted in a census on 10 Apr 1940 in 1624, NW First Street, Oklahoma City, Ollahoma, USA. She was described as Widow aged 62 years.

They had the following children.

  F i
Goldie May BLUNDERFIELD 1-B0373 was born about Feb 1910 in Missouri, USA. She died on 05 Jul 1922 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. She was buried 2 on 07 Jul 1922 in Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Goldie was counted in a census on 19 Apr 1910 in S. Campbell St., Campbell, Greene County, Missouri, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 2 months. She was counted in a census on 21 Jan 1920 in Benton Township, Douglas County, Missouri, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 10 years.

Goldie and her half-sister Bertha, died within a week of each other, after contracting Tubercolosis.
  F ii Diamond 'Patsy' BLUNDERFIELD-B0374 was born on 22 Aug 1911. She died on 05 Jan 1980.

Simon Peter GATSCHET [scrapbook] 1-G0413 was born on 19 May 1867 in Philadelphia, Ohio, USA. He died in 1939 in Solomon, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was buried in Mt. Calvary (Catholic) Cemetery, Solomon, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. Simon married 1 Mary Ann Susanna BLUNDERFIELD 1-B04FV on 27 Aug 1894 in Solomon, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA.

Simon was counted in a census on 19 Jun 1900 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 33 years, working as a Farmer. Born in Ohio May 1867 He was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1905 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as aged 38 years, working as a Farmer and Stock Raiser. He was counted in a census on 07 May 1910 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 42 years, working as a Farmer. He was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1915 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as aged 47 years, working as a Farmer. He was counted in a census on 12 Jan 1920 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 52 years, working as a Farmer. He was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1925 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 57 years, working as a Farmer. He was counted in a census on 05 Apr 1930 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 62 years.

Simon's parents were Carl Jacob Gatschet and Barbara Anna Steiner, both of whom were born in Switzerland

Mary Ann Susanna BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B04FV was born on 24 Aug 1868 in Tennessee, USA. She died 2 on 09 Jan 1933 in Solomon, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was buried in Mt. Calvary (Catholic) Cemetery, Solomon, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. Mary married 1 Simon Peter GATSCHET 1-G0413 on 27 Aug 1894 in Solomon, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA.

Mary was counted in a census on 18 Aug 1870 in Morristown, Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA. She was described as aged 1 year. Born in Tennessee. She was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1875 in Croll Creek, Ottawa Township, Ottawa Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as aged 5 years. She was counted in a census on 05 Jun 1880 in Lincoln Township, Ottawa Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 12 years. Born in Tennessee. She was counted in a census on 19 Jun 1900 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Wife aged 32 years, married for 6 years and given birth to 3 children all still living. Born in Tennessee in Aug 1867 She was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1905 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as aged 37 years, a Housewife. She was counted in a census on 07 May 1910 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Wife aged 41 years. Married for 15 years and given birth to 3 children, all still living. She was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1915 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as aged 46 years, a Housekeeper. She was counted in a census on 12 Jan 1920 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Wife aged 51 years. She was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1925 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Wife aged 56 years. She was counted in a census on 05 Apr 1930 in Dayton Township, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Wife aged 61 years.

Mary Ann was generally known as 'Mollie'

They had the following children.

  M i Frederick Edward GATSCHET-G0304 was born on 19 Jul 1895. He died on 29 Aug 1980.
  M ii Charles William GATSCHET-G0305 was born on 04 Dec 1896. He died on 16 Apr 1945.
  M iii George William GATSCHET-G0306 was born on 26 Mar 1898. He died on 16 Dec 1993.

Peter Mark WATSON-W0007.

Vicki MARTIN [Parents]-M0015.


Allan WILLIAMS-W0008.

Hilda MARTIN [Parents]-M0007.


Thomas STRONG-S0135.

Rata Evangeline Dorothy URRY [Parents]-U0104.

Other marriages:
STYLES, Darrell

They had the following children.

  M i Charles Henry STRONG-S0009.

Gary Stephen GABRIEL-GX001.

Glenda Natalie SANTOS [Parents]-SX003.


Damon WILLEY-WX004.

Melanie Lisa SANTOS [Parents]-SX004.

Other marriages:
KENNY, Neil William

They had the following children.

  F i Sarah SANTOS WILLEY-SY001.

William Henry BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B04FR was born on 05 Mar 1854 in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA. He died on 11 Dec 1927 in Kansas, USA. He was buried in Prairie Mound Cemetery, Solomon, Dickinson County, Kansas, USA. William married 2, 3 Elizabeth MATTHEWS-M0411 on 06 Oct 1920 in Primitive Methodist Church, Brentford, Middlesex.

William was counted in a census on 08 Jun 1860 in Knoxville (12th District), Knox County, Tennessee, USA. He was described as aged 5 years. He was counted in a census on 18 Aug 1870 in Morristown, Grainger Co., Tennessee, USA. He was described as aged 15 years. Born in Tennessee. He was counted in a census on 01 Jun 1880 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Farmer aged 26 years. Born in Tennessee. He was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1895 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Married aged 40 years. Born in Tennessee. He was counted in a census on 21 Jun 1900 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married for 24 years, aged 45 years, working as a Farmer. Born in Tennessee Mar 1855. Can read and write. He was counted in a census on 22 Apr 1910 in Buckeye Street, Buckeye Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, aged 55 years, married for 34 years, a Retired Farmer. Born in Tennessee. Can read and write. He was counted in a census on 19 Feb 1920 in Buckeye Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, a Widower aged 65 years. No occupation..

Other marriages:
LEWIS, Martha Govey

Between 1880 and 1882, William H. Blunderfield and his family moved to New York.
Between 1882 and 1885, William H. Blunderfield and his family moved back to Kansas.

On 24 April 1920, William H. Blunderfield filled out a Passport Application.  He stated that he planned to sail to Europe from Canada during May 1920, he also stated that he had lived in London, England for 3 months, during 1887.

William travelled to England and in October 1920 he married Elizabeth “Lizzie” Matthews.

In May 1921, William and his new wife Elizabeth arrived in New York, at Ellis Island.  
7 May 1921 - Ellis Island, New York - arrived on ship Mauretania from Southampton, England:
William H. Blunderfield, age 67 years 1 month, residence Talmage, Kansas
Elizabeth Blunderfield, age 55 years 6 months, residence Talmage, Kansas

When William died in December 1927, the following obituary was printed in the 'Manchester Motor' on the 22nd December.
Blunderfield:  William H. Blunderfield b 5 Mar 1854, Knoxville, Tenn; m 26 June 1876 to Miss Martha Lewis of London, England; had 4 children; homesteaded 8 mi N of Solomon; wife d 15 June 1918; m2 1920 to Miss Lizzie Matthews of Hayes, Eng; returned to US 1921; settled at Talmage; moved to Salina 1925; d 11 Dec 1927 at Salina; buried at Solomon; survived by wife; 4 children. Emily Ayre of Talmage; Mary Jolitz, Will & Fred of Solomon; 4 grandchildren; 2 brothers. G.F., of McPherson; A.T. of Oklahoma City; 1 sister, Mollie Gatschet of Solomon.

Elizabeth MATTHEWS 1-M0411 was born on 16 Aug 1865 in Cheshurst, Hertfordshire. She died 2 about May 1937 in Brentford, Middlesex. Elizabeth married 1, 3 William Henry BLUNDERFIELD-B04FR on 06 Oct 1920 in Primitive Methodist Church, Brentford, Middlesex.

After marrying William Blunderfield on the 6th October 1920, in Ch      . Elizabeth applied for a passport in November 1920 to travel to the United States.

Elizabeth and her husband arrived at Ellis Island, New York on the 7th May 1921, on board the SS Mauretania from Southampton, England:
William H. Blunderfield, age 67 years 1 month, residence Talmage, Kansas
Elizabeth Blunderfield, age 55 years 6 months, residence Talmage, Kansas

In May 1925, Elizabeth Blunderfield returned to England on board the Cunard Liner 'RMS Aquitania'
Port of Arrival - Southampton
Date of Arrival - 5 May 1925
Whence Arrived - New York
Port of Embarkation - New York
Port at which passengers have been landed - Southampton
Name - Elizabeth Blunderfield
Proposed Address in the United Kingdom - Clyre, Carlton Road, Weymouth
Class - 2nd
Profession - Housewife
Age - 59
Country of Last Permanent Residence - U.S.A.
Country of Intended Future Permanent Residence - Foreign residence

In January 1926, Elizabeth returned to Kansas from her trip to England, again aboard the 'RMS Aquitania'. Sailing from Southampton on the 20 January 1926 and arriving at the Port of New York on the 28 January 1926.
Elizabeth Blunderfield, 60 years old, married, P.P. 19889, Naturalized - By marriage October 6th 1920, Address in United States - Talmage, Deito, Kansas.

Her husband died in December 1927. In July 1930, Elizabeth returned permanently to England. She travelled aboard the Cunard Liner 'RMS Ausonia'.
Port of Arrival - Plymouth and London
Date of Arrival - 19 July 1930
Whence Arrived - Montreal and Quebec
Port of Embarkation:  Montreal
Port at which passengers have been landed - London
Passenger - Elizabeth Blunderfield
Proposed address in the United Kingdom - 93 Coston’s Ave., Greenford, Middlesex
Class - Cabin
Occupation - Housewife
Age- 65 years
Country of Last Permanent Residence - U.S.A.
Country of intended future permanent residence - England

It is interesting to see that, although born in England, upon her permanent return to England in July 1930, Elizabeth had to apply for Nationality and Naturalisation. A certificate (# A19905) was issued on the 9th June 1931 and stated that she was resident in Hayes, Middlesex. The notice in the London Gazette (see scrapbook) gave her address as Nursery House, Tudor Road, Hayes, Middlesex.


William Frederick JOLITZ [scrapbook] 1, 2-J0342 was born on 16 Jan 1877 in Kansas, USA. He died on 05 Mar 1955 in Kansas, USA. William married 1 Mary Elizabeth BLUNDERFIELD 1-B0360 on 27 Aug 1907 in Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA.

William was counted in a census on 02 Jan 1920 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas. He was described as Head of family, married aged 42 years, working as a Farmer. Born in Kansas. He was counted in a census on 11 Apr 1940 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas. He was described as Head of family, married aged 63 years, working as a Farmer.

William was the son of German immigrants, Gottfried and Johanna, and were near neighbours of the Blunderfields at the time of the 1900 census.

Mary Elizabeth BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B0360 was born on 04 Jun 1877 in Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She died on 05 Aug 1954 in Willowsdale, Dickinson County, Kansas, USA. She was buried on 07 Aug 1954 in Prairiedale Cemetery, Flora Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. Mary married 1 William Frederick JOLITZ 1, 2-J0342 on 27 Aug 1907 in Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA.

Mary was counted in a census on 01 Jun 1880 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 3 years. Born in Kansas. She was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1895 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as aged 17 years. Born in Kansas. She was counted in a census on 21 Jun 1900 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Daughter, unmarried aged 22 years. Born in Kansas Jun 1877. Can read and write. She was counted in a census on 02 Jan 1920 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas. She was described as Wife aged 42 years. She was counted in a census on 11 Apr 1940 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas. She was described as Wife aged 62 years.

The Salina Journal
August 8, 1954

Talmage-
Funeral services for Mrs. Will Jolitz, 77, were held here Saturday, the Rev. Earle A Nossaman officiating. Burial was in Prairiedale Cemtery.

Mrs. Jolitz died at her home in the Willowdale Community. She spent most of her life in Dickinson County.

Survivors include the widower; one daughter, Mrs. Chester George, Salina, one brother Fred Blunderfield, Solomon, one sister Mrs. L.G. Ayre, Abilene. Another brother William Blunderfield, formerly of Dickinson County, died one week before in a hospital at Woodruff, Wisconsin, after suffering a heart attack.

They had the following children.

  F i Mildred Mae JOLITZ-J0248 was born on 10 Sep 1912. She died on 12 Jan 1996.

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