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JESSE CLEVELAND AYERS5

2438 .JESSE CLEVELAND AYERS5 (Jacob Cummins Ayers4, Robert Ayers4) was born 9 April 1888 near Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri and died 20 October 1972 (LDS AFN:33T8-61 LDS Batch #7712501, sheet 37, source call 1059150; Social Security Death Index). Jesse married on 20 October 1909 in Phelps County, Missouri, Margaret "Susan" Adams. She was born 24 April 1889 in Kansas and died October 1978 (LDS AFN:33T8-61; LDS IGI; Social Security Death Index). According to the 1930 census, Susan's parents were both born in Illinois. They had migrated to Kansas in by the late 1880s, where Susan was born. She had evidently moved to Missouri by the time she was old enough to marry. In1930, Jesse and Susan resided on a farm in South Fork Township, Christian County, Illinois. The family was renting the farm. Susan's Uncle Thomas Newell lived with the family. He was 64 years and appears to have been retired as no occupation is listed for him. Jesse Ayers was a farmer. The couple's two children also resided ith the family (1930 United States Federal Census, South Fork Township, Christain County, Illinois, enumeratoin district 31). In 1930, Jesse's half-brother, Robert Ayers, lived in the town of Edinburg in Christian County (1930 United States Federal Census, South Fork Township, Christain County, Illinois, enumeratoin district 31). According to the Social Security Death Index both Jesse and Susan lived in Sangamon County, Illinois at the time of their deaths. The SSI index gives in postal zip code area 62558 (Pawnee or Sicily) as their residence. Jesse's half-nephew, Ray Ayers (son of his half-brother, Robert J. Ayers) also lived in Pawnee/Sicily, Illinois in the late 960s.

Children of Jesse Ayers and Susan Adams
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CHILDREN OF JESSE CLEVELAND AYERS AND MARGARET SUSAN ADAMS:

2451. (i.) ERNEST AYERS6, was born circa 1913 in Illinois. In 1930, he lived with his parents and uncle Thomas Newell on a farm in South Fork Township, Christain County, Illinois. He was not attending school, nor was he employed (1930 United States Federal Census, South Fork Township, Christian County, Illinois, enumeration district 31).

2452. (ii.) GENEVA AYERS6, was born circa 1917 in Illinois. In 1930, he lived with her parents and uncle Thomas Newell on a farm in South Fork Township, Christain County, Illinois. Geneva attended school during the census year (1930 United States Federal Census, South Fork Township, Christian County, Illinois, enumeration district 31).

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REFERENCES

PRIMARY SOURCES

Census

1930 United States Federal Census

Illinois, Christian County, Buckhart Township, Edinburg, enumeration district 5, sheet 4B
Illinois, Christian County, South Fork Township, enumeration district 31

Vital Records

Social Security Death Index

Available through the Church of the Latter Day Saints or through Family Tree Maker

SECONDARY SOURCES

Latter Day Saints Files

AFN:33T8-61
International Geneological Index: Batch #7712501, Source Call #1059150

 

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