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William Watkins
(1748-1783)
Hannah Hubbel
(1766-1819)
Jared Palmer
(1755-1826)
Esther Allen Rice
(1763-1840)
Ephraim Hubbell Watkins
(1794-1882)
Fanny B. Palmer
(1794-1878)
Olivia Watkins
(1814-1900)

 

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Hiram Ephriam Marble

Olivia Watkins

  • Born: 20 Mar 1814, Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania
  • Marriage: Hiram Ephriam Marble on 6 Sep 1833 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania
  • Died: 3 Feb 1900, Ionia Township, Jewell County, Kansas at age 85
  • Buried: Ionia Cemetery, Ionia Township, Jewell County, Kansas
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Census, 1850, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 129 Book 1, Page 309a. Age 34 yrs.

Census, 1860, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 230 Book 1, Page 528. Age 44 yrs.

Census, 1870, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 275 Book 1, Page 399a. Age 54 yrs., keeping house.

Census, 1880, Illinois, Stephenson County, Winslow Township, Roll 253 Book 1, Page 342b. Age 63 yrs., housekeeping.

Census, 1885, Kansas State Census Collection, Jewell County, Ionia Township, Image 24 of 54. Age 70 yrs., housekeeper.

Newspaper Article: Jewell County REPUBLICAN, 4 Oct 1889, Jewell County, Kansas. Front page: Mr. Carah Vanmeter, wife and children, of Seward County, Nebraska, returned home last Wednesday after a very pleasant sojourn in the great Limestone valley with Mrs. Oliva Marble, Mrs. V.'s mother. Their visit here was made the occasion of a family gathering at the Marble homestead in Ionia township, at which time twenty-five relatives became the guests of their aged, though still sprightly, kinswoman. Mr. and Mrs. Columbus Palmer and Mr. and Mrs. D.L. Palmer from this locality were among the number.

Newspaper Article: Jewell County REPUBLICAN, 16 Oct 1891, Jewell County, Kansas. Front page: Mrs. Olivia Marble of Ionia has been visiting in town this week. She is on her way home after a year spent in Arkansas and Missouri.

Newspaper Article: Jewell County REPUBLICAN, 23 Sep 1892, Jewell County, Kansas. Front page: Mrs. Oliva Marble of Ionia township visited her relatives in Jewell and on Brown's Creek this week.

Census, 1895, Kansas State Census Collection, Jewell County, Ionia Township, Ionia Post Office, Image 18-19 of 29. Age 79 yrs.

Census, 1895, Kansas State Census Collection, Jewell County, Ionia Township, Image 10-15 of 91. Schedule 2: Agruculture

Name of Occupant of Farm March 1, 1895: Olivia Marble
Number of acres on farm: 160
Number of acres under cultivation: 120
Acres under fence: 160
Total number of acres: 160
Number of acres of corn: 100
Bushels of corn on hand: 75
Number of horses: 3
Number of mules: 4
Number of milk cows: 3
Number of swine: 12
Number of trees in bearing apple: 66
Number of trees in bearing peach: 5
Number of trees in bearing cherry: 12
Number of dogs: 1

Newspaper Article: Jewell County REPUBLICAN, 5 Apr 1895, Jewell County, Kansas. Front Page: On March 26 there was a gathering of friends and relatives at the home of Mrs. Oliva Marble in Ionia township to celebrate the eightieth birthday of that interesting old lady, who is still a sprightly woman, taking a keen interest in current events, and relating with zest the reminiscences of a busy and varied life. Mrs. Marble can now count her descendents by the score, having nine children, forty grand children and thirty-five great grandchildren.

Census, 1900, Kansas, Jewell County, Ionia Township, Roll 484 Book 1, Page 154a. Age 85yrs., housekeeper.


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Olivia married Hiram Ephriam Marble, son of John Marble Jr. and Sophronia, on 6 Sep 1833 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania. (Hiram Ephriam Marble was born on 7 Oct 1810 in Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont, died on 19 Sep 1869 in Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois and was buried in Rock Lilly Cemetery, Winslow, Stephenson County, Illinois.)



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