Tag Archives: Zombro

Samuel Carey Zombro

Samuel Carey Zombro
b. 4 February 1858, Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, to John Thomas and Rebecca Hitt (Brown) Zombro
d. after 1920, Michigan

m. 1881
Edna Dillon
b. 1862, Indiana, to John Dillon
d. 1892, Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Michigan

Children with Edna Dillon:
• Charles (b. ca. 1882-1950)
• Richard (b. ca. 1885) married Ethyl [–?–]
• Jean Ingelow (1886-1964) married Howard Weld

The family lived in Marion, Grant County, Indiana, until leaving about 1915. Samuel was in charge of the Soldiers and Sailors farm near Marion, where he had a successful dairy herd. About 1910, he bought a dairy farm near Hot Springs, Arkansas, but had trouble getting financing, so the venture failed. He then had a peanut farm in the area. Samuel bought a farm in Wisconsin before WWII.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net

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Margaret Goldthwaite

Margaret Goldthwaite
b. 15 January 1892, Marion, Grant County, Indiana, to Edgar Louis (1850-1918) and Candace Leah (1860-1956) (Zombro) Goldthwaite
d. 28 July 1969, Durham, North Carolina

m. 15 September 1922, Marion, Grant County, Indiana
Frank Byram Dilts
b. 4 August 1878, Ringoes, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, to William Fisher (1878-1933) and Amy (Swallow) Dilts
d. 10 June 1960, Durham, North Carolina

Children with Frank Byram Dilts:
• Elizabeth “Biz” (1923-1997) married (1) Wallace Goff Kibbee, (2) Carleton Williams
• Edgar Louis (b. 1929) married Shirley Sykes
• Charles Robert (b. 1931) married (1) Anne Marie Rogers, (2) Lynne Sherrerd

The family lived in Marion, Grant County, and Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, before emigrating about 1920. Margaret was a YWCA secretary in Indianapolis and in Los Angeles, where she helped found the Studio Club, a residence facility for star-struck young women of limited means. She was also a teacher of Latin, German and algebra. She was active in many civic organizations in Durham, North Carolina.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net

George Edgar Goldthwaite

George Edgar Goldthwaite
b. 18 October 1889, Marion, Grant County, Indiana, to Edgar Louis (1850-1918) and Candace Leah (1860-1930) (Zombro) Goldthwaite
d. 10 January 1960, Mahwah, New Jersey

m. 30 May 1925
Emily Jack Duncan
b. 23 September 1889, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, to James Staples (1854-1900) and Rosalie Emily (1856-1930) (Jack) Duncan
d. 16 June 1994, Jackson Heights, Queensboro County, Long Island, New York

Children with Emily Jack Duncan:
• Duncan (b. 1927) married Margaret Turner Temple

George was an electrical engineer who was an expert on rates, services and capitalization of public utilities in New York. He was a musician who played viola in a string quartet. He received the Distinguished Service Cross for service as a flight commander in France in World War I. The family lived in Jackson Heights, Queensboro County, Long Island, New York. He was preparing to hike in the Ramapo Mountains when he died on a train. Emily was a teacher and a YMCA director. The family left from Marion, Grant County, Indiana, about 1915.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net

Mary Agnes Goldthwaite

Mary Agnes Goldthwaite
b. 21 December 1887, Marion, Grant County, Indiana, to Edgar Louis (1850-1918) and Candace Leah (1860-1930) (Zombro) Goldthwaite
d. 8 October 1947, Baltimore, Maryland

Mary left Indiana about 1912 and lived in North Carolina for a while. She was a nurse in France during World War I. She was interested in the new field of xray technology and was credited with significant innovations in the field. She worked for John Hopkins Hospital for 26 years. She never married and had no children.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net