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Arthur Josiah Macomber

Arthur Josiah Macomber

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  • Name Arthur Josiah Macomber 
    Born Sun, Apr 4, 1852  Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    School Fri, Jun 1, 1860  Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Student
    Census page 32, Winslow, Illinois
    Census page 32, Winslow, Illinois
    Residence Fri, Jun 1, 1860  Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmhouse 
    • "Chas McCumber" was 34 years old and "T" was 26. Their children home were:

      A. (Arthur), age 8
      M. (Melissa), age 5
    Census page 32, Winslow, Illinois
    Census page 32, Winslow, Illinois
    Residence 1870  Sheridan Precinct, Washington, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmhouse 
    • When Charles was 44 and Elizabeth was 38, they moved to Nebraska for two years. Their children's ages were:

      Arthur, age 19
      Melissa, 17
      Charles, 6
      Eva, 4
    School Wed, Jun 1, 1870  Sheridan Precinct, Washington, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Student
    Census page 6, Sheridan Precinct, Nebraska
    Census page 6, Sheridan Precinct, Nebraska
    Residence Wed, Jun 1, 1870  Sheridan Precinct, Washington, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmhouse 
    • Charles "McCumber" was 45 and Teresa was 35. They were living in a newer region of farms, that was strongly German Lutheran. Their children at home were:
      Arthur, age 18
      Malissa, 15
      Archer, 5
      Eva, 3

      They also had a farm laborer, Charles Warner, who was 17.
    Census page 6, Sheridan Precinct, Nebraska
    Census page 6, Sheridan Precinct, Nebraska
    Employment 1872  Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Teacher 
    • Taught school for three years.
    Employment 1875  Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Stock Market 
    • Worked "on" the stock market.
    Residence Jan 1878  Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • When Charles was 51 and Elizabeth was 44, they moved to back to Stephenson County. Their children's ages were: Arthur, 26; Melissa, 24; Charles, 13; and Eva, 11.
    Residence Mar 1878  Palo Alto, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • After A.J. and Elizabeth were married, they bought a farm in Iowa.
    Residence Dec 1878  Waddams Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Left farm in Iowa and returned to Illinois, working as a merchandiser for five years.
    Employment 1879  Waddams Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Merchandising 
    • Worked at for five years.
    Residence Tue, Jun 1, 1880  Waddams Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    House 
    • Arthur "McCumber" was 28 and Elizabeth was 22. At their house was:

      Junia, age 1
      Archer, Arthur's brother, age 15.
    Census page 13A, West Point Township, Illinois
    Census page 13A, West Point Township, Illinois
    Employment Tue, Jun 1, 1880  Waddams Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Merchant 
    • He worked at a retail store.
    Census page 13A, West Point Township, Illinois
    Census page 13A, West Point Township, Illinois
    Residence Abt 1886  Nora, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Arthur Macomber lived in Nora for about 12 years with his wife and children.
    Employment Abt 1886  Nora, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Dealer 
    • Bought and sold stock for 12 years
    Residence Fri, Jun 1, 1900  Nora, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Rented farmhouse 
    • Arthur Macomber was 48 and Elizabeth was 41. They had been married for 22 years and had six children (Homer was elsewhere). The house was being rented from the farmer and family that shared it with them and a border. The children at home were:

      Juna, age 21
      Herbert, 19
      Effie, 18
      Forrest, 15
      Eva, 9
    Census page 5A, Nora, Illinois
    Census page 5A, Nora, Illinois
    Employment Fri, Jun 1, 1900  Nora, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Stock buyer 
    Census page 5A, Nora, Illinois
    Census page 5A, Nora, Illinois
    Residence Abt 1903  McConnell, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm house 
    • After Arthur Macomber lived and worked in Nora, he took up farming in Waddams Township of which McConnell is the chief city.
    Employment Abt 1903  McConnell, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    • Engaged work as a farmer in Waddams Township. McConnell is the main city there today.
    Residence Abt 1908  Waddams Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm house 
    • Arthur Macomber moved with his wife and children to the Miller farm in West Point Township.
    Employment Abt 1908  Waddams Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    • "He is an industrious and successful agriculturist and stockraiser and has some thoroughbred shorthorn cattle. He also feeds and fattens a large number of hogs each year and their sale is a source of gratifying income. He has about 148 acres planted in corn and ninety acres in small grain, and he also does dairying, milking about twenty-two cows, which are high grade shorthorns."
    Residence Fri, Apr 15, 1910  Waddams Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmhouse 
    • Arthur J. Macomber was 58 and Elizabeth T. was 52. They had been married for 32 years and had seven children.

      Arthur D., age 24
      Homer B., 22
      Eva A., 19
      Glenn H., 8
    Census page 6A, West Point township, Illinois
    Census page 6A, West Point township, Illinois
    Employment Fri, Apr 15, 1910  Waddams Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    • Was renting a general farm and employed workers.
    Census page 6A, West Point township, Illinois
    Census page 6A, West Point township, Illinois
    Employment 1917  Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    West Side Farm 
    • The farm directory of farmers and laborers lists their farm as West Side Farm. Their name was A.J. & Sons Macomber. Elizabeth Bell was the maiden name of the spouse. Their children were: Juna, Herbert, Effie, Deforest, Homer, Eva, and Harold. The farm was in section 31 and they had 148 acres. They became residents in 1879.
    Politics 1920  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Republican 
    • Was a rancher in the McHenry precinct.
    Residence Thu, Jan 1, 1920  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmhouse 
    • Arthur J. Macomber was 68, and Elizabeth T. was 61. They owned the house with a mortgage. It was on the Salida-Oakdale Highway, north of Modesto. The family members at the house were:

      Effie, age 38
      Deforest, 35
      Harold, 18

      Herbert Macomber was 39 and his wife Delia was 33. Their children were:

      Kenneth, age 13
      Lyle, 9
      Cecile, 4
    Census page 10A, Modesto, California
    Census page 10A, Modesto, California
    Employment Thu, Jan 1, 1920  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Farmer 
    • Arthur owned and operated a general farm.
    Census page 10A, Modesto, California
    Census page 10A, Modesto, California
    Politics 1922  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Non-Partisan 
    • Was a farmer in the McHenry precinct.
    Politics 1924  301 Laurel Avenue, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Democrat 
    • Was a laborer in the Modesto precinct 10.
    Residence 1924  301 Laurel Avenue, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Corner house 
    • House is on corner and is now a three bedroom, two bath, two story house with about 932 square feet. It was built in 1920.
    Politics 1926  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Democrat 
    • Was in the Modesto precinct 23.
    Residence 1926  614 5th Street, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    House 
    Retired 1926  Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 1928  Riverbank, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    House 
    Name A. J. Macomber 
    FamilySearch ID# LDHT-HF5 
    Died Fri, Nov 13, 1931  Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arthur J. Macomber tombstone
    Arthur J. Macomber tombstone
    from Doug Macomber's family tree work
    Age 79 years 
    Buried Acacia Memorial Park, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Address:
    801 Scenic Drive 
    Arthur Josiah Macomber (1852 - 1931) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Arthur Josiah Macomber (1852 - 1931) - Find A Grave Memorial
    Arthur J. Macomber tombstone
    Arthur J. Macomber tombstone
    from Doug Macomber's family tree work
    Person ID I85  MacomberKin | Macomber family tree
    Last Modified Tue, Feb 3, 2015 

    Father Ancestors Charles Miller Macomber
              b. Wed, Sep 27, 1826, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Thu, Dec 2, 1915, Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Teresa Ann Hancock
              b. Sat, Jun 1, 1833, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Fri, Jul 7, 1916, Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F25  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Elizabeth Thompson Bell
              b. Mon, Nov 29, 1858, Hazel Green, Cook, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Sat, Jun 11, 1927, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married Sun, Feb 10, 1878  Gratiot, Lafayette, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • Lafeyette County Wisconsin is right next to Stevenson Couny, Illinois.
      Arthur was 25 and Elizabeth was 19.
    Children 
    +1. Juna Macomber
              b. Thu, Dec 12, 1878, Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Sat, Apr 3, 1971, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +2. Herbert Charles Macomber
              b. Sat, Oct 23, 1880, Waddams Grove, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Sat, Feb 25, 1956, Riverbank, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Effie May Macomber
              b. Fri, Mar 24, 1882, Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Fri, Jan 15, 1926, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +4. Arthur Deforest Macomber
              b. Fri, Apr 24, 1885, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Fri, Nov 2, 1973, Oakdale, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +5. Homer Bell Macomber
              b. Fri, Feb 3, 1888, Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Mon, Dec 26, 1960, Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +6. Eva Adelle Macomber
              b. Mon, Oct 20, 1890, Nora, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Thu, May 1, 1952, Big Prairie, Holmes, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     7. Glen Harold Macomber
              b. Mon, Dec 9, 1901, Winslow, Stephenson, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Thu, Jun 2, 1960, Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified Fri, Aug 4, 2017 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart