Myrtle Spence

Myrtle Spence was the third child born to Henry Jefferson Spence and Mary Anna Ratliff on July 29, 18911.  Myrtle Spence lived in Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas on March 1, 18952. She lived in Pittsburg City, Crawford, Kansas in 19003. She lived in Baker, Crawford, Kansas on March 1, 19054. She lived in Baker, Crawford, Kansas in 19105.

Emile Dooms Obituary

Emile Dooms Obituary

May 15, 1910 Myrtle married Emile Francis Dooms6.  Emile Francis Dooms was born in Belguim on October 3, 1878, to Charlotte and Frank Dooms7.  Emile was a widower with one living son (Arthur Theodore Dooms) at the time of their marriage8.  Pennola Dooms was born to the newlyweds about 19119.  The blended family lived in Baker, Crawford, Kansas in 19209. On February 11, 1922, at the age of 44, Emile Dooms passed away, leaving Myrtle to raise her daughter and stepson7.

Child

  1. Pennola Dooms was born about 19119.  Nothing is found on Pennola after the 1930 census.

In 1925 Myrtle is living with the two children and has taken in a boarder, Mr. John E. McCullough13.  Myrtle is shown as the widow of Emile in the 1928 City Directory, additionally, Arthur and Pennola are listed14. The 1930 census shows that Myrtle has married her boarder, John McCullough and the couple has moved with Pennola to Aguilar, Las Animas, Colorado15.  Myrtle and John spent little time in Colorado as they reported living in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas in 1935 on the 1940 census16.

John died in 1958 and is buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas17.  Myrtle died in 1975 and is buried next to John18.

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  1.  Ancestry.com, Social Security Death Index (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Issue State: Kansas; Issue Date: Before 1951. Record for Myrtle McCullough.
  2. Ancestry.com., Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data – 1855 Kansas Territory Census. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Historical Society.1856, 1857, and 1858 Kansas Territory Censuses. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Hist), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Birth date: abt 1891 Birth place: Kansas Residence date: 1 Mar 1895 Residence place: Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas.
  3. Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pittsburg Ward 4, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District:. Birth date: Jul 1891 Birth place: Kansas Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Pittsburg City, Crawford, Kansas.
  4. Ancestry.com., Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data – 1855 Kansas Territory Census. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Historical Society.1856, 1857, and 1858 Kansas Territory Censuses. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Hist), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Birth date: abt 1892 Birth place: Kansas Residence date: 1 Mar 1905 Residence place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas.
  5. Ancestry.com, 1910 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the Unit), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: T624_436; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 75; Image: 473. Birth date: abt 1892 Birth place: Kansas Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas.
  6.  Thursday, May 26 1910 edition, page 5. Marriage Licenses. Accessed July 9, 2017. Emile Dooms, Pittsburg, 31. Myrtle Spence, Pittsburg, 18. Married May 15 by Justice of the Peace JK Stephenson. https://www.newspapers.com/image/?spot=12242246, The Pittsburg Headlight, Pittsburg, Kansas, online images (http://www.newspapers.com).
  7.  Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Record for Emile Francis Dooms. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FindAGraveUS&h=58941611&indiv=try.
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  9. Ancestry.com, 1920 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data – United States), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: T625_528; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 81; Image: 593. Record for Emile Dooms. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=106745330&indiv=try.
  10. Ancestry.com, 1920 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data – United States), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: T625_528; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 81; Image: 593. Record for Emile Dooms. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=106745330&indiv=try.
  11.  Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Record for Emile Francis Dooms. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FindAGraveUS&h=58941611&indiv=try.
  12. Ancestry.com, 1920 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data – United States), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: T625_528; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 81; Image: 593. Record for Emile Dooms. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=106745330&indiv=try.
  13.  Ancestry.com., Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data – 1855 Kansas Territory Census. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Historical Society.1856, 1857, and 1858 Kansas Territory Censuses. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Hist), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Kansas State Historical Society; Topeka, Kansas; 1925 Kansas Territory Census; Roll: KS1925_34; Line: 8. Record for Myrtle Dooms. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=KSstatecen&h=8606864&indiv=try.
  14.  Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories (Beta) (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data – Original sources vary according to directory. The title of the specific directory being viewed is listed at the top of the image viewer page. Pittsburg, Kansas, City Directory 1928, Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com,
  15.  Ancestry.com, 1930 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Aguilar, Las Animas, Colorado; Roll: 245; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0036; Image: 618.0; FHL microfilm: 2339980. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=101897444&indiv=try.
  16.  Ancestry.com, 1940 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Chanute, Neosho, Kansas; Roll: T627_1249; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 67-11. Record for Myrtle McCollaugh. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1940usfedcen&h=66871068&indiv=try.
  17.  Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Record for John E. McCullough. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FindAGraveUS&h=57247532&indiv=try.
  18. Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Record for Myrtle McCullough. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FindAGraveUS&h=57247443&indiv=try.