Ancestors of Adam and Emma Jackson


Leslie G AYRE [scrapbook] 1-A0308. Leslie married 1 Emily Alice BLUNDERFIELD 1-B0361 in 1923 in Kansas, USA.

Emily Alice BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B0361 was born on 12 Nov 1879 in Solomon, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She died on 21 Feb 1959 in Kansas, USA. She was buried in Prairie Mound Cemetery, Solomon, Dickinson County, Kansas, USA. Emily married 1 Leslie G AYRE 1-A0308 in 1923 in Kansas, USA.

Emily was counted in a census on 01 Jun 1880 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 6 months.. Born in Kansas. She was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1895 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as aged 14 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 20 years, at School. Born in Kansas Nov 1879. Can read and write. She was counted in a census on 22 Apr 1910 in Buckeye Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Daughter, unmarried, aged 27 years, working as a Postmaster. Born in Kansas. Can read and write. She was counted in a census on 19 Feb 1920 in Buckeye Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Daughter, unmarried, aged 40 years, working as a Postmistress.

In 1922, Emily travelled from New York to England aboard the White Star Line steamship 'Majestic', arriving in Southampton on the 23rd June. She gave her age as 42, occupation as Postal worker and proposed address as The Palace Hotel in London. She departed Southampton on the 1st November 1922 on another White Star Line steamship the 'Homeric' bound for New York. She travelled 2nd class on both voyages and is recorded as a US Citizen aged 42 and single. On the ships New York arrival manifest, her date of birth is stated as 12 Nov 1880 (not 1879). She gives her address in the USA as 1114, Halsey Street, Brooklyn, New York. There are handwritten numbers against each passenger, which may be passport numbers; for Emily the number is 116706 HV.


William Phillip BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B0362 was born 2 on 29 Aug 1882 in New York, New York, USA. He died on 28 Jul 1954 in Sayner, Vilas Co., Wisconsin, USA from a Heart Attack. He was buried in Oak Park Cemetery, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. William married 1 Grace Harriet BAKER 1, 3-B0364 on 30 Jun 1904 in Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. The marriage ended in divorce.

William was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1895 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as aged 11 years. Born in New York He was counted in a census on 21 Jun 1900 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Son aged 17 years, at School. Born in New York Aug 1882. Can read and write. He was counted in a census on 22 Apr 1910 in 2075, W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago City, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 27 years, working as a Salesman (Patent Leather). He was counted in a census on 05 Jan 1920 in 200, N. Lorel Ave., Chicago City, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. He was described as Head of family, married aged 37 years, working as a Salesman, Hay Bed Co,. He was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1930 in 328, N. Cuyler Ave., Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 46 years, working as a Manager of a Building Specialties Co.. He was counted in a census on 11 May 1940 in Higgins Road, Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 57 years, working as a Proprietor and Distributor in the Building and Construction Industry.

Other marriages:
JONES, Margaret

William died, just a week before his sister Mary, in a hospital at Woodruff, Wisconsin, after suffering a heart attack.

Grace Harriet BAKER 1, 2-B0364 was born on 05 Jun 1886 in Garfield, Pawnee, Kansas, USA. She died on 09 Mar 1982 in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, USA. Grace married 1 William Phillip BLUNDERFIELD 1-B0362 on 30 Jun 1904 in Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. The marriage ended in divorce.

Grace was counted in a census on 21 Apr 1910 in 722, N Buckeye Ave., Abilene, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Daughter, divorced aged 23 years.

Other marriages:
READE, Ira Nathan

Marriage Notes:

William and Grace were divorced on the 21 May 1906

They had the following children.

  F i
Jeane L BLUNDERFIELD-B0278 was born on 06 Sep 1904 in Abilene, Dickenson, Kansas, USA. She died on 19 Jan 2001 in Hemet, Riverside, California, USA.

Jeane was counted in a census on 21 Apr 1910 in 722, N Buckeye Ave., Abilene, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Grand-daughter aged 5 years. Born in Kansas

In the Kansas census taken on the 1 Mar 1905, this child was described as 'Not Yet Named aged 7 months'.

William Phillip BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B0362 was born 2 on 29 Aug 1882 in New York, New York, USA. He died on 28 Jul 1954 in Sayner, Vilas Co., Wisconsin, USA from a Heart Attack. He was buried in Oak Park Cemetery, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. William married 1 Margaret JONES-J0343 on 05 Mar 1908 in Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

William was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1895 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as aged 11 years. Born in New York He was counted in a census on 21 Jun 1900 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Son aged 17 years, at School. Born in New York Aug 1882. Can read and write. He was counted in a census on 22 Apr 1910 in 2075, W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago City, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 27 years, working as a Salesman (Patent Leather). He was counted in a census on 05 Jan 1920 in 200, N. Lorel Ave., Chicago City, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. He was described as Head of family, married aged 37 years, working as a Salesman, Hay Bed Co,. He was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1930 in 328, N. Cuyler Ave., Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 46 years, working as a Manager of a Building Specialties Co.. He was counted in a census on 11 May 1940 in Higgins Road, Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 57 years, working as a Proprietor and Distributor in the Building and Construction Industry.

Other marriages:
BAKER, Grace Harriet

William died, just a week before his sister Mary, in a hospital at Woodruff, Wisconsin, after suffering a heart attack.

Margaret JONES [scrapbook] 1-J0343 was born 2 on 01 Jul 1880 in Warsaw, Benton County, Missouri, USA. Margaret married 1 William Phillip BLUNDERFIELD 1-B0362 on 05 Mar 1908 in Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

Margaret was counted in a census on 22 Apr 1910 in 2075, W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago City, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. She was described as Wife aged 29 years. She was counted in a census on 05 Jan 1920 in 200, N. Lorel Ave., Chicago City, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. She was described as Wife aged 39 years. Born in Missouri. She was counted in a census on 02 Apr 1930 in 328, N. Cuyler Ave., Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. She was described as Wife aged 48 years. She was counted in a census on 11 May 1940 in Higgins Road, Oak Park, Cook Co., Illinois, USA. She was described as Wife aged 59 years..

They had the following children.

  F i Margaret Faye BLUNDERFIELD-B0269 was born on 11 Jan 1909. She died on 26 Jan 1988.
  F ii Ruth Helen BLUNDERFIELD-B0270 was born on 29 May 1910. She died on 01 Nov 2000.
  F iii Esther Irene BLUNDERFIELD-B0271 was born on 16 Oct 1911. She died in ?.

Frederick John BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B0363 was born on 29 Nov 1885 in Willowsdale, Dickinson County, Kansas, USA. He died on 25 Nov 1966 in Abilene, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was buried on 28 Nov 1966 in Prairie Mound Cemetery, Solomon, Dickinson County, Kansas, USA. Frederick married 1 Maude Ellen HOBBS 1-H0357 on 08 May 1907 in Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA.

Frederick was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1895 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as aged 9 years. Born in Kansas He was counted in a census on 21 Jun 1900 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Son aged 14 years, at School. Born in Kansas Nov 1885. Can read and write. He was counted in a census on 02 Jan 1920 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 34 years, working as a Farmer. He was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1925 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 39 years, working as a Farmer . He was counted in a census on 12 Apr 1940 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 54 years, working as a Farmer .

Other marriages:
MILLER, Emma

Maude Ellen HOBBS [scrapbook] 1-H0357 was born on 12 Dec 1887 in Solomon, Kansas, USA. She died on 03 Dec 1962 in Abilene, Kansas, USA. She was buried on 06 Dec 1962 in Prarie Mound Cemetery, Solomon, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. Maude married 1 Frederick John BLUNDERFIELD 1-B0363 on 08 May 1907 in Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA.

Maude was counted in a census on 02 Jan 1920 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Wife aged 32 years. She was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1925 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Wife aged 37 years. She was counted in a census on 12 Apr 1940 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Wife aged 52 years.


Frederick John BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B0363 was born on 29 Nov 1885 in Willowsdale, Dickinson County, Kansas, USA. He died on 25 Nov 1966 in Abilene, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was buried on 28 Nov 1966 in Prairie Mound Cemetery, Solomon, Dickinson County, Kansas, USA. Frederick married 1 Emma MILLER-M0320 in From 1962 to 1966.

Frederick was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1895 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as aged 9 years. Born in Kansas He was counted in a census on 21 Jun 1900 in Willowdale Township, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Son aged 14 years, at School. Born in Kansas Nov 1885. Can read and write. He was counted in a census on 02 Jan 1920 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 34 years, working as a Farmer. He was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1925 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 39 years, working as a Farmer . He was counted in a census on 12 Apr 1940 in Willowdale, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 54 years, working as a Farmer .

Other marriages:
HOBBS, Maude Ellen

Emma MILLER 1-M0320 was born 2 on 28 Jan 1883. She died 3 on 01 Nov 1975 in Abilene, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. Emma married 1 Frederick John BLUNDERFIELD-B0363 in From 1962 to 1966.


Thomas Nelson BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1, 2-B0366 was born on 03 Apr 1886 in Lincoln Township, Ottawa Co., Kansas, USA. He died 3 on 27 Feb 1964 in California, USA. He was buried in Lakeside Memorial Lawn, Folsom, Sacramento, California, USA. Thomas married 4 Mary Ida ROSEMAN-R0339 on 26 Jun 1907 in Ellis, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. The marriage ended in divorce.

Thomas was counted in a census on 07 Jun 1900 in Lincoln Township, Ottawa Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Son aged 14 years, at School. Born in Kansas Apr 1886. Can read and write. He was counted in a census on 15 Apr 1910 in Ellis City, Ellis Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as Head of family, married, aged 24 years, working as a Garage Labourer. He was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1915 in Cambria, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. He was described as aged 28 years, working as a Farmer.

Other marriages:
, Rose A
VANDERPOOL, Meta

At the time of the census in April 1910, Thomas appears to be using the surname of Blonderfield for his family and by 1915 had modified it slightly to Blondefield.

When the World War I Draft Registration was taken, Thomas Blondefield registered with his local board.

WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Thomas Nelson Blondefield
Address:  New Cambria, Saline County, Kansas
Age:  32 years old
Date of Birth:  3 April 1886
Occupation:  Auto
Employer:  G.M. Breed, 144 S. 5, Salina, Saline, Kansas
Nearest Relative:  Mary Blondefield, New Cambria, Saline Co., Kansas
Medium height
Medium build
Brown eyes
Dark hair
Sept. 12, 1918

Thomas Blondefield also registered for the draft for World War II even though he was 56 years old!

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
Registration Card Serial Number:  U973
Thomas Nelson Blondefield
Address:  1139, Addison St., Berkeley, Alameda Co., CA.
Age:  56 years
Date of Birth:  3 April 1886
Place of Birth:  Solomon, Kansas
Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address:  Meta Blondefield, 1139 Addison St., Berkeley, CA.
Employer’s Name and Address:  Richmond Shipbuilding Corp., Richmond, Contra Costa, Calif.

Note that he was no longer married to Mary.  His wife was listed as Meta.

A divorce notice for Thomas N. Blondefield appeared in the Nevada State Journal (21 October 1936, Reno, Nevada) where he was divorcing Rose A. Blondefield. There was also a marriage notice (the same day, in the same newspaper) where he married Meta Vanderpool. So it seems that Thomas married Rose after, presumably divorcing Mary and then divorced Rose to marry Meta?

Mary Ida ROSEMAN 1-R0339 was born 2 on 21 Mar 1890 in Cambria, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. She died on 13 Feb 1980 in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Mary married 2 Thomas Nelson BLUNDERFIELD-B0366 on 26 Jun 1907 in Ellis, Dickinson Co., Kansas, USA. The marriage ended in divorce.

Mary was counted in a census on 15 Apr 1910 in Ellis City, Ellis Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as Wife aged 20 years, married for 3 years and given birth to 2 children, both still living. She was counted in a census on 01 Mar 1915 in Cambria, Saline Co., Kansas, USA. She was described as aged 25 years. She was counted in a census on 20 Apr 1940 in 3842, College Ave., Venice, Los Angeles, California, USA. She was described as Head of family, divorced aged 50 years, working as the Manager of a Cafeteria in a City School.

Mary Ida's parents were Roseman and Ruch

They had the following children.

  F i Elma Remitta BLONDEFIELD-B0241 was born on 24 Dec 1907. She died on 26 Feb 1983.
  F ii Madeline BLONDEFIELD-B0242 was born on 08 Feb 1910. She died on 24 Mar 1992.
  M iii Harold Dwight BLONDEFIELD-B0280 was born on 13 Jun 1915. He died on 17 Apr 1991.
  F iv Carol Ruth BLONDEFIELD-B0279.

Arthur Loren THOMPSON 1-T0314 was born about 1892 in Missouri, USA. Arthur married 1 Lena May BLUNDERFIELD 1-B0369 on 02 Nov 1914 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA.

Arthur was counted in a census on 03 Jan 1920 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was described as .

Lena May BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] 1-B0369 was born on 07 Aug 1899 in Near Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA. She died on 25 May 1988 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA. Lena married 1 Arthur Loren THOMPSON 1-T0314 on 02 Nov 1914 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA.

Lena was counted in a census on 06 Jun 1900 in Harrison Street, Campbell Township, Springfield City, Greene County, Missouri. She was described as Grand-daughter aged 9 months. Born in Kansas She was counted in a census on 19 Apr 1910 in S. Campbell St., Campbell, Greene County, Missouri, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 10 years. She was counted in a census on 03 Jan 1920 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was described as . She was counted in a census on 03 Apr 1930 in San Bernardino, California. She was counted in a census on 25 Apr 1940 in San Bernardino, California. She was described as .

Other marriages:
ROBERTS, Grover P 'Rudy'

They had the following children.

  F i Mary M THOMPSON-T0218.
  F ii Dorothy Lee THOMPSON-T0219.

Grover P 'Rudy' ROBERTS 1-R0340 was born about 1900 in Oklahoma, USA. Grover married 1 Lena May BLUNDERFIELD-B0369 in From 1931 to 1936 in probably San Bernardino, California, USA.

Grover was counted in a census on 03 Apr 1930 in San Bernardino, California. He was counted in a census on 25 Apr 1940 in San Bernardino, California. He was described as .

The 1930 Census records is place of birth as Oklahoma but in the 1940 Census he has stated Alabama.

Lena May BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] 1-B0369 was born on 07 Aug 1899 in Near Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA. She died on 25 May 1988 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA. Lena married 1 Grover P 'Rudy' ROBERTS-R0340 in From 1931 to 1936 in probably San Bernardino, California, USA.

Lena was counted in a census on 06 Jun 1900 in Harrison Street, Campbell Township, Springfield City, Greene County, Missouri. She was described as Grand-daughter aged 9 months. Born in Kansas She was counted in a census on 19 Apr 1910 in S. Campbell St., Campbell, Greene County, Missouri, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 10 years. She was counted in a census on 03 Jan 1920 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was described as . She was counted in a census on 03 Apr 1930 in San Bernardino, California. She was counted in a census on 25 Apr 1940 in San Bernardino, California. She was described as .

Other marriages:
THOMPSON, Arthur Loren


John Elmer CRABTREE Sr [scrapbook] 1-C0311 was born on 20 Aug 1889 in Winona, Shannon Co., Missouri, USA. He died 2 on 29 Sep 1965 in Highland, San Bernardino, California, USA. John married 1 Bessie BLUNDERFIELD-B0370 about Apr 1917 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA.

John was counted in a census on 26 Apr 1940 in 730, G Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He was described as Head of family, aged 52 years, an Unemployed Painter under the Works Progress Administration program.

Bessie BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B0370 was born on 15 Feb 1903 in St Louis, St Louis County, Missouri, USA. She died on 02 Aug 1986 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA. Bessie married 1 John Elmer CRABTREE Sr 1-C0311 about Apr 1917 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA.

Bessie was counted in a census on 19 Apr 1910 in S. Campbell St., Campbell, Greene County, Missouri, USA. She was described as Daughter aged 7 years. She was counted in a census on 26 Apr 1940 in 730, G Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. She was described as Wife aged 37 years.

They had the following children.

  M i
Alfred Thomas CRABTREE [scrapbook]-C0215 was born 1 on 11 Jul 1917 in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, USA. He died 2 on 19 Sep 1970 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. He was buried in Hermosa Memorial Gardens, Colton, San Bernardino Co., California.

Alfred was counted in a census on 26 Apr 1940 in 730, G Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He was described as Son, unmarried, aged 22 years and a Painter in the Building Industry.
  F ii Maxine Elizabeth CRABTREE-C0214 was born on 16 Aug 1921. She died on 30 Jan 1984.
  M iii John Elmer CRABTREE Jr-C0208 was born on 09 Feb 1924. He died on 22 Mar 2002.

Leo Theodore BLUNDERFIELD [Parents] [scrapbook] 1-B0371 was born on 08 Nov 1904 in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA. He died in 1960 in Oklahoma City, Oklahome, USA. He was buried in Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. Leo married 1 Ella about Sep 1950.

Leo was counted in a census on 19 Apr 1910 in S. Campbell St., Campbell, Greene County, Missouri, USA. He was described as Son aged 5 years. He was counted in a census on 21 Jan 1920 in Benton Township, Douglas County, Missouri, USA. He was described as Son aged 16 years. He was counted in a census on 18 Apr 1940 in Memorial Park WPA, San Mateo Co., California, USA. He was described as Labourer, aged 35 years.

In the 1910 and 1920 Censuses, his parents recorded him as 'Leo'

In the 1940 census, he is listed as Theodore L Blunderfield. His place of birth is given as Illinois (not Missouri) and his marital status is 'divorced'. He was employed as a Labourer working with many others for the 'Works Projects Administration' helping to build the Memorial Park in San Mateo. W.P.A. was a programme introduced by President Roosevelt to provide work for the unemployed during the depression.

The US World War II Enlistment Records show that Theodore L Blunderfield enlisted in the Army as a Private on the 19 June 1942, in San Fransisco, California. He stated that he was born in 1902 in Missouri and his present residence was Weber, Utah where he was employed as a cook. He also stated that he was educated in a Grammar School and that he was single with no dependants.

Ella.

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