Mabel Clare METCALF

Female 1887 - 1978  (90 years)


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  • Name Mabel Clare METCALF 
    Born 27 Sep 1887  Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jul 1978  Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Gering, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I128325  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2017 

    Father Walter S. METCALF,   b. Mar 1859, Eagle, Wyoming County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Eva E. PARKER,   b. Dec 1856, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1884  Denison, Crawford County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Walter Metcalf and Eva E. Parker cites the groom's residence Nebraska, age 25, first marriage, born Ohio, son of Augustus Metcalf and Lucy. The bride's residence is Boone, Iowa, age 26, first marriage, born Michigan, daughter of James Parker and Julia Smith. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1880 census of South Grove, DeKalb County, Illinois, enumerated 12 June 1880:

      - Adee, Thomas, age 45, occupation Farmer, born New York, father born New York, mother born Ireland.
      - Adee, Jodie, age 31 (Walter's cousin once removed, daughter of George and Emily (Beede) Fuller), wife, occupation Keeping House, born New York, both parents born New York.
      - Adee, Alonzo, age 11, son, occupation At Home, born Illinois, both parents born New York.
      - Adee, Milton, age 9, son, born Illinois, both parents born New York.
      - Adee, Leota, age 8, daughter, born Illinois, both parents born New York.
      - Metcalf, Walter, age 20, occupation Laborer, born New York, both parents born New York.

    • 1900 census of Lillian, Custer County, Nebraska, enumerated 30 June 1900:

      - Metcalf, Walter S., age 40, married 16 years, born March 1850 in New York, both parents born New York, occupation Farmer.
      - Metcalf, Eva P., age 43, wife, married 16 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born December 1856 in Michigan, both parents born New York.
      - Metcalf, Mable, age 12, daughter, born September 1887 in Nebraska, father born New York, mother born Michigan, occupation At School.
      - Parker, James A., age 79, father-in-law, married 53 years, born September 1821 in New York, both parents born Pennsylvania.
      - Parker, Julia N., age 73, mother-in-law, married 53 years, mother of 9 children, 7 children still living, born April 1827 in New York, father born New York, mother born Vermont.
      - Coen, Jachob, age 30, hand, single, born April 1870 in Minnesota, both parents' birthplaces are blank, occupation Farm Laborer.

    • 1910 census of Lillian, Custer County, Nebraska, enumerated 2 May 1910:

      - Metcalf, W.S., age 50, first marriage, married 26 years, born New York, both parents born New York, occupation Farmer, General Farm.
      - Metcalf, Eva P., age 54, wife, first marriage, married 26 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born Michigan, both parents born New York.
      - Metcalf, Mabel C., age 22, daughter, single, born Nebraska, father born New York, mother born Michigan.
      - Parker, Julia A., age 83, wife's mother, widowed, mother of 9 children, 6 children still living, born New York, father born New York, mother born Vermont.
      - Pigman, E.G., age 19, hired man, single, born Nebraska, father born Indiana, mother born Massachusetts, occupation Farmer, Farm Labor.

    • 1920 census of Lillian, Custer County, Nebraska, enumerated 5 January 1920:

      - Metcalf, Walter S., age 59, born New York, both parents born New York, occupation Farmer, General Farm.
      - Metcalf, Eva P., age 61, wife, born Michigan, father born Pennsylvania, mother born New York.
      - Parker, Julia A., age 92, mother-in-law, widowed, born New York, both parents born New York.
      - Parker, J. Ed, age 56, brother-in-law, single, born Michigan, father born Pennsylvania, mother born New York, occupation Carpenter, House.

    • 1930 census of Lillian, Custer County, Nebraska, no date of enumeration:

      - Metcalf, Walter S., age 70, first married age 24, born New York, both parents born New York, occupation Farmer, General Farming.
      - Metcalf, Eva P., age 73, wife, first married age 27, born Michigan, father born Pennsylvania, mother born New York.

    • 1940 census of Kiowa, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, enumerated 9 May 1940:

      - Pumphrey, Floyd E., age 46, owns the home, home value $2,000, completed 4 years of high school, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, occupation Farmer.
      - Pumphrey, Mabel C., age 52, wife, completed 5 years of college, born Nebraska, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935.
      - Pumphrey, Waller D., age 22, son, single, completed 3 years of education, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, occupation is blank.
      - Pumphrey, Dwight I., age 20, son, single, completed 2 years of college, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - Pumphrey, Vance F., age 18, son, completed 4 years of high school, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - Pumphrey, M. Edith, age 14, daughter, completed 1 year of college, born Colorado, lived in same house on 1 April 1935.
      - Pumphrey, Paul P., age 10, son, completed 4 years of education, born Colorado, lived in same house on 1 April 1935.
      - Metcalf, Eva P., age 83, mother-in-law, widowed, completed 2 years of high school, born Michigan, lived in Custer County, Nebraska on 1 April 1935.

    Family ID F42294  Group Sheet

    Family Floyd Douglas PUMPHREY,   b. 7 Jun 1893, Upland, Franklin County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1976, Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1920 census of Belle Prairie, Fillmore County, Nebraska, enumerated 27 January 1920:

      - Pumphrey, Floyd E., age 26, born Nebraska, father born Iowa, mother born Illinois, occupation Farmer, General.
      - Pumphrey, Mabel, age 32, wife, born Nebraska, father born Michigan, mother born New York.
      - Pumphrey, Walter, age 2, son, born Nebraska, both parents born Nebraska.
      - Pumphrey, Dwight, age 7 months, son, born Nebraska, both parents born Nebraska.

    • 1940 census of Kiowa, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, enumerated 9 May 1940:

      - Pumphrey, Floyd E., age 46, owns the home, home value $2,000, completed 4 years of high school, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, occupation Farmer.
      - Pumphrey, Mabel C., age 52, wife, completed 5 years of college, born Nebraska, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935.
      - Pumphrey, Waller D., age 22, son, single, completed 3 years of education, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, occupation is blank.
      - Pumphrey, Dwight I., age 20, son, single, completed 2 years of college, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - Pumphrey, Vance F., age 18, son, completed 4 years of high school, born Nebraska, lived in same house on 1 April 1935, occupation Laborer, Farm.
      - Pumphrey, M. Edith, age 14, daughter, completed 1 year of college, born Colorado, lived in same house on 1 April 1935.
      - Pumphrey, Paul P., age 10, son, completed 4 years of education, born Colorado, lived in same house on 1 April 1935.
      - Metcalf, Eva P., age 83, mother-in-law, widowed, completed 2 years of high school, born Michigan, lived in Custer County, Nebraska on 1 April 1935.

    Children 
     1. Walter Douglas PUMPHREY,   b. 21 Jan 1918, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1945  (Age 27 years)
     2. Dwight Ivan PUMPHREY,   b. 30 Jun 1919, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Floyd Vance PUMPHREY,   b. 9 Feb 1922, Fillmore County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 2016, Walla Walla County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Mary Edith PUMPHREY,   b. Abt 1926, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Paul Harvey PUMPHREY,   b. 11 Nov 1929, Fairfield, Clay County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 2011, Bella Vista, Benton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F42295  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Sep 1887 - Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jul 1978 - Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gering, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Printed in the July 20, 1978 Enterprise, Blair, Nebraska

      Mother Of Mrs. Solomon Died In Hebron

      The mother of Mrs. Gene Solomon, Mrs. Floyd Pumphrey, died at Hebron, Nebraska.

      Mrs. Pumphrey was born at Sargent, Nebraska on September 27, 1887. She died at the age of 90 at Hebron, Nebraska. Services were held at the First Methodist Church in Hebron.

      Services were held at Gering, Nebraska with Dr. Melvin Kolterman officiating. Burial was in the Gering Cemetery.

      Mrs. Pumphrey has been a housewife and active in many other areas. She was one of the first women Superintendents of Schools in Nebraska. She was also a math teacher at Ohiowa, Nebraska in 1915. She was also one of the first women to coach a boys High School basketball team. Mrs. Pumphrey also helped plant some of the first trees in the Halsey Forest.

      Mrs. Pumphrey is survived by three sons and one daughter, Mrs. Gene (Edith) Solomon of Blair.

      Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.


  • Sources 
    1. [S28] Social Security Death Index.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940.