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Obed J.Janzen B: 1913 Death Oct 1976 Need Help

Obed J.Janzen B: 1913 Death Oct 1976 Need Help

Posted: 7 Jan 2013 2:48AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Janzen
I'm from Ohio where Obed was born. The 1958 City Directory showed his address as 7632 Mallard Dr., St Louis, MO. I have tried to find him in the 1940 census with no luck. I have tried to find his death noticed, no luck. Can anyone tell me if the above address is in the City of St. Louis. He was married to Josephine Stanley who passed away in 2000. Any help or suggestions are appreciated. Alicemackert@msn.com

Re: Obed J.Janzen B: 1913 Death Oct 1976 Need Help

Posted: 7 Jan 2013 1:25PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Janzen
The address 7632 Mallard Dr is in St Louis County, not the city of St Louis. In the 1940 census Obed Janzen is indexed as Obed J Jangen, living in state of Arkansas, White County, Incorporated Place: Searcy, Township: Gray. Living with him is his wife Josephine. He lists his 1935 location as Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri. Josephine lists her 1935 location as Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa.

Find-A-grave shows a Lina Janzen, died Oct 22, 1936, buried in Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, age 55. This could be Obed's mother.

Re: Obed J.Janzen B: 1913 Death Oct 1976 Need Help

Posted: 7 Jan 2013 3:09PM GMT
Classification: Query
Obed Jacob Janzen
Born: May 11, 1913 in Ohio
[son of Jacob F. and Luna T. (Hartman) Janzen
Married Josephine Gertrude Stanley around 1938 in Joplin, Jasper County, MO
Died: Oct. 8, 1976 at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis, MO
Funeral held at Diehmann and Harrell Funeral Home in St. Louis, MO
SS# 497-03-6273


Josephine Gertrude (Stanley) Janzen
Born: Aug. 9, 1917 in Joplin, MO
Died: Sept. 23, 2000 in St. Louis, MO
SS# 495-32-0962


1920 Census of Ward 26 of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio

Compton, J. M. 65 Ohio Head
Janzen, Suna H. 39 Ohio daughter
Janzen, Obed J. 6 Ohio grandson


1930 Census of Joplin, Jasper County, MO

Janzen, Suna H. 49 Ohio head
Janzen, Obed J. 16 Ohio son
Compton, John M. 75 Ohio father


1940 Census of Ward 1, Searcy, Gray Township, White County, Arkansas

Janzen, Obed J. 26
Janzen, Josephine 21


1920 in Cincinnati, OH Pippen Road
1930 in Joplin, MO 17th Street
1935 in Joplin, MO 224 Pearl Ave.
1938 in Joplin, MO 314 E. 5th
1939 in Joplin, MO 314 E. 5th
1958 in St. Louis, MO
1976 in St. Louis, MO 7632 Mallard Drive

Jacob F. Janzen 1875-
Luna T. Hartman 1800-

Lina Janzen
Born:
Died: Oct. 22, 1936
Buried in the Fairview Cemetery in Joplin, Japer County, MO
(8th Addition of Block 3 Row 1 Row 34)

Bief Obituary (death announcement) for Obed Janzen in the
Sunday, Oct. 10, 1976 Joplin News Paper (Section D page 3)
Attended school in Joplin.
Employed by United Transport Company
Moved to St. Louis about 25 years ago
Owned and operated a hardware business in St. Louis
Member of the Masonic Lodge
Survived by:
his wife, Mr. Jo Janzen,
a son, Larry Janzen of St. Louis

Re: Obed J.Janzen B: 1913 Death Oct 1976 Need Help

Posted: 10 Jan 2013 12:55AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Janzen
You have made me so happy with that information. If I can ever help you with a brick wall, please ask, my way of saying thank you. I'm retired so it's okay. Alice

Re: Obed J.Janzen B: 1913 Death Oct 1976 Need Help

Posted: 10 Jan 2013 1:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
David,

You are awesome. You have gathered more info in a day than I have in 3 years. I've been doing this for around 10 years. Obed was a brother to my father who died in 1945.
I am so very thankful. You also gave me the name of Obed's
son which has made me so happy. More research to keep me busy. I'm 80 and I can now enlarge me family's background.
Alice

Re: Obed J.Janzen B: 1913 Death Oct 1976 Need Help

Posted: 3 Feb 2013 12:45AM GMT
Classification: Query
dvernon, Thank you for your help with the above.Lina is really Luna. Thank you so much.
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