William Ira Woten

William Ira Woten
b. 5 December 1857, near Portland, Jay County, Indiana, to John and Mary (Boyles) Woten
d. 28 December 1933, near Adams, Gage County, Nebraska

m. 12 December 1878, Jay County, Indiana
Susannah Swarner
b. 4 April 1857, near Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
d. 17 January 1917, near Adams, Gage County, Nebraska

Children with Susannah Swarner:
• infant daughter (1880)
• William Irvin (1881-1896)
• Samuel Claude (1882-1952) married Dorothy Lois Bryson
• Frank Allen (1883-1945) married Lena Colborn
• Elizabeth Blanche (1887-1889)
• Onesimus (1888-1889)
• Goldie Florence (1890-1981) married Louie Evert Schoneweis
• Sylvia May (1892-1979) married Herman A. Strufing
• Vera Grace (1898-1990) married Howard H. Hall

Ira’s father died when he was 12 years old. He was a farmer all his life. The family moved from Indiana in the spring of 1882 to Gage County, Nebraska. Ira lived on their farm the rest of his life, except for two years in Bartley and two years in Arapahoe.

Submitted by:
Sandra L. Carter-Duff
Denver CO
E-mail: sandy@carduff.com

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