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Lena M. Walther

Lena M. Walther

Female Abt 1882 - 1919  (~ 37 years)

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  • Name Lena M. Walther  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1882  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Jul 1919  [3
    Buried Engledow Cem, Mt. Auburn, Benton Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I14850  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 8 May 2018 

    Family Wesley Curtis Preston,   b. 19 Apr 1877, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1963, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 30 Jul 1903  Mt. Auburn, Benton Cnty, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Children 
     1. Ralph Marven Preston,   b. 5 Mar 1904, Mt. Auburn, Benton Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1988  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Nina Marian Preston,   b. 5 Oct 1905, Mt. Auburn, Benton Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 2000, Portland, Multnomah Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Norma Preston,   b. Abt 1908, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Raymond Clarence Preston,   b. 30 Nov 1911, Cedar Twsp, Benton Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1988, Waterloo, Black Hawk Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     5. Ruth Preston,   b. Abt 1914, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lawrence L. Preston,   b. 14 Oct 1918, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1951  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 8 May 2018 
    Family ID F5533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • On 28 Jul 1903, Wesley C. Preston, 25, a farmer living in Mt. Auburn, IA, and Lena Walther, 21, of Mt. Auburn, applied for a marriage certificate. They were married in Mt. Auburn, Benton Cnty, IA, on 30 Jul 1903. His parents were listed as "Geo. Preston" and "Jennie Sapler" [? -- most of the handwritten last name is either smudged or crossed-out]. Her parents were listed as Frederick Walther and Christine Kahler.
    • The delayed birth certificate for Lena's son Raymond C. Preston (# 412856; filed 9 Feb 1942) records that his full name was Raymond Clarence Preston, born 30 Nov 1911 in Cedar Twsp, Benton Cnty, IA, that his father was Wesley C. Preston and that his mother's maiden name was "Lena M. Walthers" [sic].

  • Sources 
    1. [S1016] IA Marriages, 1880-1940, Iowa, Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940, (Iowa Dep't of Public Health, Des Moines, IA; Online database, http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8823), (p. 6-79; image 82 of 379).

    2. [S1094] IA Census 1910, Benton|, Benton County, Iowa, 1910 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T624, Roll 391, p. 82).

    3. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 115056517.

    4. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 114913040.