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Celia Edna FARBROTHER

Female 1887 - 1965  (78 years)


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  • Name Celia Edna FARBROTHER 
    Born 29 March 1887  Gun Plain Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Gunplain Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1910  Gunplain Twp,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1920  Gunplain Twp,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Gunplain Twp,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 12 December 1965  Grand Rapids,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Cause: Pneumonia 
    Buried 15 December 1965  Mountain Home Cemetery,Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Notes 
    • Several relatives have told me that Edna and Oscar did not live together because they didn't get along. Oscar lived with Kenneth and Verna's family and Edna lived with Frances Beer's family. But Noni said when they got together for a family function Edna was always trying to please Oscar.

      Lila Nicholson said she did not live with Oscar most of the time and that she was a housekeeper for Eugene BIRDSALL in Saranac for a time.

      DEATH: Died on a Sunday at Osteopathic Hospital.

      DEATH: Beeler Funeral Home, 914 W Main St, Middleville, MI, 49333-9770, 616-795-3694

      BURIAL: She is buried at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego, MI, in Section E, Lot 68, Grave 3.
    Person ID I8  Marcia Shears
    Last Modified 13 July 2007 

    Father George Henry FARBROTHER,   b. December 1859, Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914, Prob Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Izora Elizabeth WILSON,   b. 1860 or 1863, Cooper,Kalamazoo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 April 1895, Gun Plains Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 8 March 1886  Silver Creek,Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Oscar Lafayette SHEARS,   b. 11 March 1864, Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 August 1951, Allegan,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  [9, 10
    Married 24 April 1909  Plainwell,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Kenneth Henry SHEARS,   b. 30 March 1910, Gunplains Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 November 1970, Grand Rapids,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +2. Mary Emma SHEARS,   b. 19 March 1911, Gun Plain Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 February 1961, Charlotte,Eaton Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +3. LIVING
    Family ID F4  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S308] 1900 US Federal Census - FARBROTHERS George Family, Gunplains Twp., Allegan Co., MI; Lines 43-47, Image 13 of 19 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S309] FARBROTHER Celia Edna Record of Birth, (Allegan Co., MI, Vol 4, Page 146, Rec 1357), M/F 1017868. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S699] 1910 US Federal Census - SHEARS Oscar Family, Gunplain, Allegan Co., MI, ED 12, Sheet 7B, Lines 90-92, Image 14 of 21 .

    4. [S453] 1930 US Federal Census - SHEARS Oscar Family, Gunplain Twp, Allegan Co., MI, Roll T626_972, Page 10B, Ed:15, Image:0890, Image 20 of 21.

    5. [S2306] SHEARS Edna Obituary 1965, (Grand Rapids Press, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; Publ.: Tuesday, 14 Dec 1965; Page 58).

    6. [S2307] SHEARS Edna Obituary 2 1965, (Newspaper Unknown. Publ date unknown. Death Date: 12 Dec 1965. Original in the possession of Donna Strimback.).

    7. [S2317] SHEARS Celia Mortuary Records.

    8. [S2790] SHEARS Edna Cemetery Marker 1965.

    9. [S310] SHEARS Oscar and FARBROTHER Edna Marriage Record, (Allegan Co., MI; Vol 7, Page 146, Record 8151) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S849] SHEARS Oscar L and FARBROTHER Edna Marriage Newspaper Article, (Plainwell Enterprise, Publ., 28 Apr 1909, Page 1, Col 2 & 3), M/F 3-0000-001-978-166. (Reliability: 3).


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