Dorothy Marie Clopton

F, ID# 22163, b. 27 May 1934, d. 1 March 2019

Dorothy Marie Clopton Eichelberger, from her online obituary.
  • Other Names*: Dorothy Clopton, Dorothy Marie Clopton Eichelberger, Dorothy Clopton Eichelberger, Dorothy Marie Eichelberger, Dorothy Eichelberger.
  • Note*: • A family history says she was born on 24 May 1934.
    • She graduated from Pensacola (Florida) High School in 1953 and worked for Members First Credit Union for twenty-nine years.
    • She grew up in a family of seven children.8,9,10

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes her obituary and her picture, are here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Mar 2019

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 143 (naming Harry Marshall Clopton as her father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 143 (naming Agnes Gunberg Anderson as her mother).
  3. [S1566] Obituary of Dorothy Marie Clopton Eichelberger, published in Pensacola News Journal, Pensacola, Fla., 6 Mar 2019, online at https://tinyurl.com/y63scxxw, viewed on 6 Mar 2019 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 168 (giving the place but stating that she died on 24 May 1934).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Dorothy Marie Clopton Eichelberger, memorial no. 197293946, viewed on 7 Mar 2019.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dorothy Marie Clopton Eichelberger, memorial no. 197293946, viewed on 7 Mar 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  7. [S1566] Obituary of Dorothy Marie Clopton Eichelberger, online, above.
  8. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 168 (first bullet).
  9. [S1566] Obituary of Dorothy Marie Clopton Eichelberger, online, above (second bullet).
  10. [S1566] Obituary of Dorothy Marie Clopton Eichelberger, online, above (third bullet).

John Virgil Eichelberger Sr.

M, ID# 22165
  • Other Names*: John Eichelberger.
  • Last Edited: 7 Mar 2019

Harry Marshall Clopton

M, ID# 22169, b. 3 September 1904, d. 26 December 1982
  • Other Names*: Harry Clopton.

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Mar 2019

Family: Agnes Gunberg Anderson b. 29 Jul 1907, d. 21 Aug 1995

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 124-255 (naming Nathaniel Vanderwill Clopton, Jr. as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (naming Shada Ann Jones as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 143 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Harry Marshall Clopton, memorial no. 93615490, viewed on 7 Mar 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  5. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 143.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Harry Marshall Clopton, memorial no. 93615490, viewed on 7 Mar 2019.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Agnes Gunberg Anderson Clopton, memorial no. 93615621, viewed on 7 Mar 2019.
  8. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 143 (stating that he died in December 1982 in Pensacola, Florida).
  9. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 143 (naming Harry Marshall Clopton as her father).

Agnes Gunberg Anderson

F, ID# 22170, b. 29 July 1907, d. 21 August 1995
  • Other Names*: Agnes Anderson, Agnes Gunberg Anderson Clopton, Agnes Anderson Clopton, Agnes Gunberg Clopton, Agnes Clopton.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 7 Mar 2019

Family: Harry Marshall Clopton b. 3 Sep 1904, d. 26 Dec 1982

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 143.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Agnes Gunberg Anderson Clopton, memorial no. 93615621, viewed on 7 Mar 2019.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Harry Marshall Clopton, memorial no. 93615490, viewed on 7 Mar 2019.
  4. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 143 (naming Agnes Gunberg Anderson as her mother).

Nathaniel Vanderwall Clopton Jr.

M, ID# 22171, b. 16 November 1861, d. 5 February 1914
  • Other Names*: Nat Clopton, Nathaniel Clopton.
  • Obituary*: "NAT CLOPTON PASSES AWAY; FUNERAL TODAY
    "ONE OF ESCAMBIA COUNTY’S BEST KNOWN CITIZENS WILL BE LAID TO REST THIS AFTERNOON AT THE CLOPTON CEMETERY.
       "Nat Clopton, one of Escambia county’s best known and most highly esteemed residents, died yesterday afternoon [5 Feb 1914] at 3 o’clock at the family home, 1010 West Belmont street. Organic heart trouble was given as the cause of death.
       "The funeral will take place this afternoon, the cortege leaving the residence at 1 o’clock. Interment will be made at the Clopton cemetery, near Brent, this county, Rev. Mr. Debardiaden, assisted by Rev. M. H. Holt, of the First Methodist church, Pensacola, officiating.
       "The deceased is survived by three brothers, Henry C. Clopton, a member of the legislature, A. G. Clopton and Sydney Clopton; also by a wife and five children. Nat Clopton was a native of Greenville, Ala. He was 52 years of age and had resided here since 1883.
       "The pallbearers for the funeral will be: Willie Henderson, L. R. O’Neal, W. S. Morgan, John A. Jones, W. H. Appelborn and J. C. Van Pelt."5,2
  • Note*: • A brief mention of his death in a local newspaper gave aortic regurgitalion as the cause of death.6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his obituary and a picture of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Mar 2019

Family: Shada Ann Jones b. 27 Jan 1870, d. 15 Jul 1944

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 124-25.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Nathaniel Vanderwall Clopton, memorial no. 26720520, viewed on 9 Mar 2019.
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 124-25 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Nathaniel Vanderwall Clopton, memorial no. 26720520, viewed on 9 Mar 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  5. [S1567] The Pensacola Journal, Pensacola, Fla., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 6 Feb 1914, p. 2, col. 1.
  6. [S1567] The Pensacola Journal, Pensacola, Fla., online, above 8 Feb 1914, p. 4, col. 3.
  7. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 124-255 (naming Nathaniel Vanderwill Clopton, Jr. as his father).

Maurice Franklin Clopton

M, ID# 22172, b. 12 September 1900, d. 18 April 1966
  • Birth*: He was born on 12 September 1900.3
  • Death*: He died on 18 April 1966 at age 65.3
  • Scrapbook*: "BOY HURT IN AN AUTO COLLISION
       "MAURICE CLOPTON, RIDING HIS WHEEL ON PALAFOX STREET, SLIGHTLY INJURED WHEN CAR STRUCK HIM WITH MUCH FORCE.
       "Maurice Clopton, residing at 1000 West Belmont street, while riding a bicycle on Palafox street yesterday, was struck by an automobile, said to have been driven by a colored chauffeur, in the employ of Ike Heilbron. The boy was slightly hurt, although no bones were broken. He was picked up and placed in the car which struck him, and quickly conveyed to his home, where a physician saw him.
       "There was no arrest made, as the police were not sure who was responsible. Several stories were circulated, one of them being that the boy was riding recklessly, and had ridden directly into the approaching automobile. His wheel was rendered useless.
       "No report had been filed at the station until midnight."4
  • Other Names*: Maurice Clopton.
  • Last Edited: 13 Mar 2019

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), pp. 124-255 (naming Nathaniel Vanderwill Clopton, Jr. as his father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (naming Shada Ann Jones as his mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 124-25.
  4. [S1567] The Pensacola Journal, Pensacola, Fla., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 10 Dec 1914, p. 3, col. 7.

Shada Ann Jones

F, ID# 22173, b. 27 January 1870, d. 15 July 1944
  • Other Names*: Shada Jones, Shada Ann Jones Clopton, Shada Jones Clopton, Shada Ann Clopton, Shada Clopton.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes two obituaries and a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 13 Mar 2019

Family: Nathaniel Vanderwall Clopton Jr. b. 16 Nov 1861, d. 5 Feb 1914

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 125 (naming Lazarus Jones as her father).
  2. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (naming Delilia Morgan as her mother).
  3. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Shada Ann Jones Clopton, memorial no. 54410543, viewed on 13 Mar 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  5. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, pp. 124-25.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Shada Ann Jones Clopton, memorial no. 54410543, viewed on 13 Mar 2019.
  7. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton [etc.], above, p. 125 (naming Shada Ann Jones as his mother).

Rev. Lazarus Jones

M, ID# 22174
  • Last Edited: 13 Mar 2019

Family: Delila Morgan

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 125 (naming Lazarus Jones as her father).

Delila Morgan

F, ID# 22175
  • Last Edited: 13 Mar 2019

Family: Rev. Lazarus Jones

Citations

  1. [S35] Gene Carlton Clopton, The Ancestors and Descendants of William Clopton of York County, Virginia (Atlanta, Ga.: Phoenix Printing, Inc., 1984), p. 125 (naming Delilia Morgan as her mother).

Aiden Grunden

M, ID# 22180
  • Last Edited: 24 May 2019

Everett N. ('EN') Delashmutt

M, ID# 22181, b. 28 May 1920, d. 21 May 2019

Everett N. Delashmutt.
  • Last Edited: 5 Jun 2019

Citations

  1. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. and Lucille Pearce, comps., Pearce, Bartlett, Matthews, Smart, and Allied Families (Austin, Tex.: Eakin Publications, Inc., 1983), p. 184 (naming Dell E. DeLashmutt as his father).
  2. [S28] James Alonzo Matthews, Jr. et al., Pearce [etc.] and Allied Families, above, p. 184 (naming Bertha Fletcher as his mother).
  3. [S1577] Obituary of Everett N. Delashmutt, published in New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, New Braunfels, Tex., 2 Jun 2019, online at https://tinyurl.com/y6j2utg3, viewed on 4 Jun 2019.

Dr. James M. Conrad

M, ID# 22182
  • Last Edited: 13 Jun 2019

Family: Jerusha Langston d. 2 Jun 1957

Jerusha Langston

F, ID# 22183, d. 2 June 1957
  • Obituary*: "Mrs. J. M. Conrad Dies at Mexia
       "Mrs. J. M. Conrad, 86, mother of Mrs. Tom Fortson of Rice, died at her home in Mexia Sunday.
       "Funeral services were to be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Corley Funeral Chapel in Mexia with Dr. Edwin J. Mays, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating.
       "Interment was to be in the Mexia cemetery.
       "Mrs. Conrad was the widow of the late Dr. J. M. Conrad who was a Limestone county physician for 60 years.
       "Surviving are three daughter, Mrs. Fortson of Rice, Mrs. Joe P. Thomas Jr. of Dallas, and Mrs. C. E. Pimlott of Wichita Falls, a granddaughter and other relatives.
       "Pallbearers were to be Edward Carter, Leonard Tidwell, J. Fort Smith, Val Horn, Wright Kincheloe, Dr. W. L. Carrington, Dr. Carl Williford and Cecil White."2
  • Note*: Her survivors included three daughters and a granddaughter.
  • Last Edited: 22 Jun 2019

Family: Dr. James M. Conrad

Citations

  1. [S1583] The Ennis Daily News, Ennis, Tex., online at http://texashistory.unt.edu, 4 Jun 1957, p. 1, col. 4 (obituary for Mrs. J. M. Conrad).
  2. [S1583] The Ennis Daily News, Ennis, Tex., online at http://texashistory.unt.edu, 4 Jun 1957, p. 1, col. 4.

Kathryn Vail Register

F, ID# 22184, b. 13 March 1923, d. 29 June 2019

Kathryn Vail Register Fortson, from her online obituary.
  • Other Names*: Kathryn Register, Kathryn Vail Register, Kathryn Vail Register Fortson, Kathryn Register Fortson, Kathryn Vail Fortson, Kathryn Fortson.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 4 Jul 2019

Family: Cdr. Robert Malcolm Fortson Jr. b. 17 Sep 1921, d. 5 Feb 2019

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Kathryn Register Fortson, memorial no. 200803068, viewed on 4 Jul 2019.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Kathryn Register Fortson, memorial no. 200803068, viewed on 4 Jul 2019 (not giving the date).

William Hugh Loop

M, ID# 22185, b. 30 August 1883, d. 27 November 1946
  • Other Names*: William Loop.
  • Obituary*: "William Hugh Loop
       "Amity—William Hugh Loop, prominent farmer west of Amity, route 1, McMinnville, suffered an acute heart attack November 27 [1946] while duck hunting near Oak Grove and died near the lake where he was hunting. He was the son of Manila Farmer and Joseph Loop, born August 30, 1883 in Clayborn [sic; should be Claiborne] county, Tennessee. Came to Oregon with his parents in 1902 and on Aug. 9, 1911, was married to Evelyn Dix, who survives. Four brothers: Kirt and Frank of McMinnville, Roy of San Francisco, Joe of Portland, and one sister, Mrs. Rose Loop McDonald of McMinnville, also two nieces and a nephew who were raised by Mr. and Mrs. Loop; Tillman, who lives at the Loop home, Jean of Oakland, and Audrey Brush of Modesto, Calif. At the time of his passing he was 63 years, 2 months and 27 days of age. Memorial services were held at Macy’s chapel in McMinnville Saturday, Rev. C. E. Brickwedel, pastor of the Amity Baptist church officiating. Burial at Evergreen Memorial park, McMinnville."5
  • Note*: "FARM IS LEASED
       "Amity, Or., Sept. 18 [1926].—W. H. Loop, a farmer near Amity, has leased his farm to John Lorenson. Mr. Loop has moved to McMinnville as he is not able to run his farm on account of ill health."10

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his obituary and pictures of his gravestones, is here.
  • Last Edited: 29 Jul 2019

Family: Evelyn Claire Dix b. 3 Oct 1887, d. 27 Nov 1969

Citations

  1. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America (n.p.: Penobscot Press, 1992), p. 72 (naming Joseph Lewis Loop as his father). The text and photographs of this book, along with some additions and corrections made in 2012, are online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/. The online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.
  2. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, p. 72 (naming Sarah Manila Farmer as his mother).
  3. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, p. 72.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Hugh Loop, memorial no. 59117215, viewed on 16 Jul 2019.
  5. [S1590] "Obituary—William Hugh Loop," Capital Journal, Salem, Ore., 5 Dec 1946, p. 19, col. 8. This newspaper obituary was viewed online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/96230160/
  6. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, p. 72 (giving the date but not the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Evelyn Claire Dix Loop, memorial no. 59117210, viewed on 16 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  8. [S1590] "Obituary—William Hugh Loop," above (giving the date but not the place).
  9. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, p. 72 (but stating that he died in McMinnville,Yamhill County, Oregon).
  10. [S1589] Capital Journal, Salem, Ore., online at http://www.newspapers.com, 18 Sep 1926, p. 3, col. 2.

Evelyn Claire Dix

F, ID# 22186, b. 3 October 1887, d. 27 November 1969
  • Other Names*: Evelyn Dix, Evelyn Claire Dix Loop, Evelyn Dix Loop, Evelyn Claire Loop, Evelyn Loop.
  • Obituary*: "Evelyn C. Loop
       "McMINNVILLE—Evelyn C. Loop, 83, McMinnville, died Thursday in a McMinnville hospital.
       "A native of Cogan [sic; should be Coggon], Iowa, she came to this area about 60 years ago. She was a member of Amity Baptist Church.
       "Surviving are several niece and nephews including Tilman Loop, Amity.
       "Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Macy and Son Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park."6

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes her obituary and pictures of her gravestones, is here.
  • Last Edited: 25 Jul 2019

Family: William Hugh Loop b. 30 Aug 1883, d. 27 Nov 1946

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Evelyn Claire Dix Loop, memorial no. 59117210, viewed on 16 Jul 2019.
  2. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America (n.p.: Penobscot Press, 1992), p. 72 (giving the date but not the place). The text and photographs of this book, along with some additions and corrections made in 2012, are online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/. The online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Evelyn Claire Dix Loop, memorial no. 59117210, viewed on 16 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  4. [S1590] "Obituary—William Hugh Loop," Capital Journal, Salem, Ore., 5 Dec 1946, p. 19, col. 8 (giving the date but not the place). This newspaper obituary was viewed online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/96230160/
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Evelyn Claire Dix Loop, memorial no. 59117210, viewed on 16 Jul 2019 (stating that she died "after a brief illness").
  6. [S1591] "Obituaries—Evelyn C. Loop," Capital Journal, Salem, Ore., 28 Nov 1969, p. 10, col. 2. This newspaper obituary was viewed online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/316347110/

Joseph Farmer Loop

M, ID# 22187, b. 6 August 1900, d. 26 June 1948
  • Other Names*: Joseph Loop.
  • Note*: He never married.7

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his obituary and pictures of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Jul 2019

Citations

  1. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America (n.p.: Penobscot Press, 1992), pp. 72-73 (naming Joseph Lewis Loop as his father). The text and photographs of this book, along with some additions and corrections made in 2012, are online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/. The online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Joseph Farmer Loop, memorial no. 79819469, viewed on 16 Jul 2019 (naming Joseph Lewis Loop as his father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Joseph Lewis Loop, memorial no. 59154556, viewed on 16 Jul 2019 (naming Joseph Lewis Loop as his father).
  4. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, pp. 72-73 (naming Sarah Manila Farmer as his mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Joseph Farmer Loop, memorial no. 79819469, viewed on 16 Jul 2019 (naming Sarah Manila Farmer Loop as his mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sarah Manila Farmer Loop, memorial no. 59154613, viewed on 16 Jul 2019 (naming Sarah Manila Farmer Loop as his mother).
  7. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, p. 73.
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Joseph Farmer Loop, memorial no. 79819469, viewed on 16 Jul 2019.
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Joseph Farmer Loop, memorial no. 79819469, viewed on 16 Jul 2019 (stating that he "died unexpectedly").
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Joseph Farmer Loop, memorial no. 79819469, viewed on 16 Jul 2019 (stating that services were at 1:30 that afternoon with Rev. S. James Osborne officiating).

Lester Eugene Fortson

M, ID# 22188, b. 7 January 1879, d. 6 November 1979

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Jul 2019

Family: Clara Eleanor Richardson b. 20 Feb 1879, d. 26 Jun 1964

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), pp. 225, 236 (naming Richard F. Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 225, 236 (naming Nancy Ham as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 236 (giving the date and the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Lester Eugene Fortson, memorial no. 44204694, viewed on 17 Jul 2019 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 236.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Lester Eugene Fortson, memorial no. 44204694, viewed on 17 Jul 2019.

Clara Eleanor Richardson

F, ID# 22189, b. 20 February 1879, d. 26 June 1964
  • Other Names*: Claire Richardson, Claire Ellen Richardson Fortson, Claire Ellen Fortson, Claire Richardson Fortson, Claire Fortson, Clara Richardson, Clara Eleanor Richardson Fortson, Clara Eleanor Fortson, Clara Richardson Fortson, Clara Fortson.
  • Note*: A family history says Clare Ellen were her given names and says she was born on 20 Jan 1879 in Iowa, while her Find A Grave memorial says she was born on 20 Feb 1879 and does not name her birthplace.3,4

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 17 Jul 2019

Family: Lester Eugene Fortson b. 7 Jan 1879, d. 6 Nov 1979

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Clara Eleanor Fortson, memorial no. 44204654, viewed on 17 Jul 2019.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 236.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 236 (giving her name as Clare and saying she was born on 20 Jan 1879 in Iowa).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Clara Eleanor Fortson, memorial no. 44204654, viewed on 17 Jul 2019 (giving 20 Feb 1879 as her birth date and not naming her birthplace).

James Richardson

M, ID# 22190
  • Last Edited: 17 Jul 2019

Family:

Charles Roy Loop

M, ID# 22192, b. 16 March 1895, d. 10 February 1970
  • Other Names*: Charles Loop.
  • Obituary*: "C. Roy Loop
       "McMINNVILLE—C. Roy Loop, 74, McMinnville, died Tuesday in a McMinnville hospital.
       "A native of Tennessee, he moved to Amity with his parents in 1902. He was a graduate of McMinnville High School and Oregon State University and had been employed as a chemist and superintendent by Nestles Co., Bandon, before entering the grocery business in 1924. He operated grocery stores in Oregon, Colorado and Texas until 1942 when he became a civilian employe [sic] of the Army at Seattle, Wash. He returned to McMinnville in 1961 from Tracy, Calif.
       "He was a member of the American Legion, World War I Barracks, the Elks and Masonic lodges and the Shrine Club.
       "Surviving are his widow, Betty, and a brother, Frank, both of McMinnville.
       "Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Macy and Son Funeral Chapel. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park."9
  • Note*: • He moved from Tennessee to Amity, Oregon with his parents in 1902. He graduated from McMinnville (Oregon) High School and Oregon State University. He worked for Nestles Co. in Bandon, Oregon for a few years as a chemist and superintendent and in 1924 became a grocer, operating grocery stores in Oregon, Colorado, and Texas until 1942, when he became a civilian employee of the U.S. Army in Seattle, Washington. He returned to McMinnville in 1961 after living in Tracy, California. He was a member of the American Legion, the Elks lodge, the Masonic lodge, and the Shrine Club.
    • He and Betty did not have any children.
    • His obituary and his Find A Grave memorial say he was born in Lone Mountain, Claiborne County, Tennessee, but a family history says he was born in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.11,10,12,13,14

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 29 Jul 2019

Family 1: Lillian Miesel

Family 2: Betty Ruby b. 16 Jul 1898, d. 23 Mar 1970

Citations

  1. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America (n.p.: Penobscot Press, 1992), pp. 72-73 (naming Joseph Lewis Loop as his father). The text and photographs of this book, along with some additions and corrections made in 2012, are online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/. The online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.
  2. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, pp. 72-73 (naming Sarah Manila Farmer as his mother).
  3. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, p. 73.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Charles Roy Loop, memorial no. 100907365, viewed on 22 Jul 2019.
  5. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, p. 73 (giving the date and the place; spelling her surname as Waite).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Charles Roy Loop, memorial no. 100907365, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (not giving the date or the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Betty Ruby Loop, memorial no. 112010792, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (not giving the date or the place).
  8. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online at http://www.sowash.org/Documents/ruby.pdf, p. 39, viewed on 24 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  9. [S1592] "Obituaries—C. Roy Loop," Capital Journal, Salem, Ore., 12 Feb 1970, p. 6, col. 3. This newspaper obituary was viewed online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/316284610/
  10. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 39, viewed on 24 Jul 2019.
  11. [S1592] "Obituaries—C. Roy Loop," above (first bullet).
  12. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, p. 73 (giving Lone Mountain, Tennessee as his birthplace) (third bullet).
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Charles Roy Loop, memorial no. 100907365, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (giving Lone Mountain, Tennessee as his birthplace) (third bullet).
  14. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 39, viewed on 24 Jul 2019 (giving Knoxville, Tennessee as his birthplace) (third bullet).

Lillian Miesel

F, ID# 22193
  • Other Names*: Lillian Miesel Loop, Lillian Loop.
  • Last Edited: 22 Jul 2019

Family: Charles Roy Loop b. 16 Mar 1895, d. 10 Feb 1970

Citations

  1. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America (n.p.: Penobscot Press, 1992), p. 73. The text and photographs of this book, along with some additions and corrections made in 2012, are online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/. The online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.

Betty Ruby

F, ID# 22194, b. 16 July 1898, d. 23 March 1970
  • Other Names*: Betty Wait, Ruby Wait, Betty Ruby Wait Loop, Betty Wait Loop, Ruby Wait Loop, Betty Ruby Loop, Betty Loop, Ruby Loop.
  • Obituary*: "Betty Loop
       "McMINNVILLE—Betty Loop, 71, 442 Washington St., died today in a local hospital.
       "Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Madeline Ringle, McMinnville.
       "Arrangements are pending at Macy and Son Funeral Chapel."10
  • Note*: She was born Bessie Lena Ruby but changed her name to Betty. She and Charles did not have any children.5

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 24 Jul 2019

Family 1: Elwood L. Wait b. 14 Jun 1901, d. 7 Aug 1970

Family 2: Charles Roy Loop b. 16 Mar 1895, d. 10 Feb 1970

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Bertram Hyskell Ruby, memorial no. 76556335, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (naming Bertram Hyskell Ruby as her father).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Daisy F. Anthony Ruby, memorial no. 112011028, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (naming Daisy F. Anthony as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Betty Ruby Loop, memorial no. 112010792, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (giving the date but not the place).
  4. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online at http://www.sowash.org/Documents/ruby.pdf, p. 39, viewed on 24 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  5. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 39, viewed on 24 Jul 2019.
  6. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America (n.p.: Penobscot Press, 1992), p. 73 (giving the date and the place; spelling her surname as Waite). The text and photographs of this book, along with some additions and corrections made in 2012, are online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/. The online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Charles Roy Loop, memorial no. 100907365, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (not giving the date or the place).
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Betty Ruby Loop, memorial no. 112010792, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (not giving the date or the place).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Betty Ruby Loop, memorial no. 112010792, viewed on 22 Jul 2019.
  10. [S1593] "Obituaries—Betty Loop," Capital Journal, Salem, Ore., 23 Mar 1970, p. 10, col. 3. This newspaper obituary was viewed online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/316139362/

Bertram Hyskell Ruby

M, ID# 22195, b. 4 November 1870, d. 23 March 1948

Bertram Hyskell Ruby with brothers Clyde and Ernest (left to right), courtesy of Richard Soash.
  • Other Names*: Bertram Ruby.
  • Note*: He farmed and worked for the Carnation Condenser Company building crates. They moved from Kansas to McMinnville, Oregon in 1912. He was a member of the Modern Woodmen. He and Daisy had three children.9

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his obituary and pictures of his gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 28 Jul 2019

Family: Daisy Florence Anthony b. 1875, d. 26 Nov 1958

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Bertram Hyskell Ruby, memorial no. 76556335, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (giving the year and the city).
  2. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online at http://www.sowash.org/Documents/ruby.pdf, p. 38, viewed on 23 Jul 2019 (giving the full date and the place).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Bertram Hyskell Ruby, memorial no. 76556335, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Daisy F. Anthony Ruby, memorial no. 112011028, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (not giving the date or the place).
  5. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 38, viewed on 23 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Bertram Hyskell Ruby, memorial no. 76556335, viewed on 22 Jul 2019.
  7. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 38, viewed on 23 Jul 2019 (stating that he died of hardening of the arteries).
  8. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 38, viewed on 23 Jul 2019 (giving the place but not the date).
  9. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 38, viewed on 23 Jul 2019.
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Bertram Hyskell Ruby, memorial no. 76556335, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (naming Bertram Hyskell Ruby as her father).

Daisy Florence Anthony

F, ID# 22196, b. 1875, d. 26 November 1958
  • Other Names*: Daisy Anthony, Daisy Florence Anthony Ruby, Daisy Florence Ruby, Daisy Anthony Ruby, Daisy Ruby.
  • Note*: She and Bertram had three children.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 23 Jul 2019

Family: Bertram Hyskell Ruby b. 4 Nov 1870, d. 23 Mar 1948

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Daisy F. Anthony Ruby, memorial no. 112011028, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (giving the year and the state).
  2. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online at http://www.sowash.org/Documents/ruby.pdf, p. 38, viewed on 23 Jul 2019 (giving the date and place).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Bertram Hyskell Ruby, memorial no. 76556335, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Daisy F. Anthony Ruby, memorial no. 112011028, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (not giving the date or the place).
  5. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 38, viewed on 23 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Daisy F. Anthony Ruby, memorial no. 112011028, viewed on 22 Jul 2019.
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Daisy F. Anthony Ruby, memorial no. 112011028, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (giving the year but no other information).
  8. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 38, viewed on 23 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place; stating that she died of a stroke).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Daisy F. Anthony Ruby, memorial no. 112011028, viewed on 22 Jul 2019 (naming Daisy F. Anthony as her mother).

Elwood L. Wait

M, ID# 22197, b. 14 June 1901, d. 7 August 1970
  • Last Edited: 25 Jul 2019

Family: Betty Ruby b. 16 Jul 1898, d. 23 Mar 1970

Citations

  1. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online at http://www.sowash.org/Documents/ruby.pdf, p. 39, viewed on 24 Jul 2019 (giving the date but not the place).
  2. [S1595] California Death Index, 1940-1997, online at https://www.familysearch.org, (giving the date and the place).
  3. [S1594] Richard Soash, descendants of Thomas Ruby, online, above, p. 39, viewed on 24 Jul 2019.
  4. [S1456] California Death Index, online at https://www.familysearch.org

Rose Viola Jane Loop

F, ID# 22198, b. 22 December 1890, d. 8 February 1951
  • Other Names*: Rose Loop, Rose Viola Jane Loop McDonald, Rose Viola Loop, Rose Jane Loop, Rose Viola Jane McDonald, Rose Viola McDonald, Rose Jane McDonald, Rose Loop McDonald.
  • Obituary*: "Mrs. Rose Loop McDonald
       "Amity—Mrs. Rose Loop McDonald, 61, died at a McMinnville hospital Thursday [8 Feb 1951] after a long illness. Funeral services were held today at Macy’s chapel. Burial was Evergreen Memorial park. Surviving are a son, Deane [sic] McDonald, a daughter, Janet Eberoll and three grandchildren of McMinnville; three brothers, Kirk and Frank Loop, McMinnville; and Roy Loop, Tracy Calif. Mrs. McDonald lived near Amity in her youth. In later years she moved to McMinnville."12

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her gravestone, is here.
  • Last Edited: 29 Jul 2019

Family: Ted Joseph McDonald

Citations

  1. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America (n.p.: Penobscot Press, 1992), pp. 72-73 (naming Joseph Lewis Loop as her father). The text and photographs of this book, along with some additions and corrections made in 2012, are online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/. The online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Joseph Lewis Loop, memorial no. 59154556, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Joseph Lewis Loop as her father).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rose Viola Jane Loop McDonald, memorial no. 117203778, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Joseph Lewis Loop as her father).
  4. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, pp. 72-73 (naming Sarah Manila Farmer as her mother).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Sarah Manila Farmer Loop, memorial no. 59154613, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Sarah Manila Farmer Loop as her mother).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rose Viola Jane Loop McDonald, memorial no. 117203778, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Sarah Manila Farmer Loop as her mother).
  7. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America, above, p. 73.
  8. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rose Viola Jane Loop McDonald, memorial no. 117203778, viewed on 25 Jul 2019.
  9. [S1600] "Obituary—Mrs. Rose Loop McDonald," Capital Journal, Salem, Ore., 13 Feb 1951, p. 19, col. 8 (stating that she died "after a long illness"). This newspaper obituary was viewed online at https://www.newspapers.com/image/96956899/
  10. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rose Viola Jane Loop McDonald, memorial no. 117203778, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (giving the place but not the date).
  11. [S1600] "Obituary—Mrs. Rose Loop McDonald," above (giving the date and the place).
  12. [S1600] "Obituary—Mrs. Rose Loop McDonald," above.
  13. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rose Viola Jane Loop McDonald, memorial no. 117203778, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Rosa Viola Loop McDonald as his mother).
  14. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dean T. McDonald, memorial no. 86808282, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Rosa Viola Loop McDonald as his mother).

Ted Joseph McDonald

M, ID# 22199
  • Other Names*: Ted McDonald.
  • Last Edited: 25 Jul 2019

Family: Rose Viola Jane Loop b. 22 Dec 1890, d. 8 Feb 1951

Citations

  1. [S24] Victor L. Bennison, The Loop Family in America (n.p.: Penobscot Press, 1992), p. 73. The text and photographs of this book, along with some additions and corrections made in 2012, are online at http://theloopfamilyinamerica.org/. The online version follows the chapters structure of the print version but does not use page numbers.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Dean T. McDonald, memorial no. 86808282, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Ted J. McDonald as his father).

Dean T. McDonald

M, ID# 22200, b. 7 October 1919, d. 7 February 2000
  • Note*: • He joined the National Guard in 1941 and served in the South Pacific until the end of World War II. He was a member of American Legion Post 21 in McMinnville, Oregon.
    • He was employed by L.A. Courtemanche in McMinnville until 1966, when he was transferred to the company's office in Seattle, Washington. He retired from the Mack Truck Co. in 1981.9,10

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes his obituary from the McMinnville News-Register, McMinnville, Oregon, and a picture of his crypt marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 26 Jul 2019

Family: Marie E. Severyns McCoy b. 1919, d. 1997

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Rose Viola Jane Loop McDonald, memorial no. 117203778, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Rosa Viola Loop McDonald as his mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dean T. McDonald, memorial no. 86808282, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Rosa Viola Loop McDonald as his mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dean T. McDonald, memorial no. 86808282, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (naming Ted J. McDonald as his father).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dean T. McDonald, memorial no. 86808282, viewed on 25 Jul 2019.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dean T. McDonald, memorial no. 86808282, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (giving the date as 1970 and not giving any other information).
  6. [S1597] Washington Marriage Index, 1969-2014, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Dean T. McDonald and Marie E. Severyns McCoy, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (giving the date and the place).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dean T. McDonald, memorial no. 86808282, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (stating that he died "after a long illness").
  8. [S1599] Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, Wash., 15 Feb 2000 (brief notice stating that he died on 7 Feb 2000 at age 80 and lived in Seattle, Washington).
  9. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dean T. McDonald, memorial no. 86808282, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (first and second bullets).
  10. [S1598] United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, online at https://www.familysearch.org, record for Dean T. McDonald, serial no. 20931859, viewed on 25 Jul 2019 (stating that he enlisted on 16 Sep 1940 at McMinnville, Oregon for one year as a private in the National Guard infantry) (first bullet).