Margaret A. Wansor




John Tate Stearns was born October 25, 1903, in Prairie Twp., Washington Co., AR, and died February 5, 1955, at his residence, 5060 City Line Ave., City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Co. PA, at age 51. Buried in Gehring's Chapel (Stearns Cemetery), Fayetteville, Fayetteville Twp., Washington Co., AR. He is the son of Charles Stinson "Charley" Stearns of Osceola, MO, and Annis Elvira "Annie" Appleby of Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR.

Margaret A. Wansor was born November 21, 1905, in San Miguel Co., CO, and died December 17, 1998, in Eagle River, Vilas Co., WI, at age 93. Buried in Block 5 Lot 060 Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery, Eagle River, Vilas Co., WI. She is the daughter of John Dutton Wansor of Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH, and Katharina "Katherine" Dolak of Austria (Bohemia).

John Tate Stearns and Margaret A. Wansor were married 1932 in Unknown.

John Tate Stearns and Margaret A. (Wansor) Stearns had no children.




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John Tate Stearns is buried in Gehring's Chapel (Stearns Cemetery), Fayetteville, Fayetteville Twp., Washington Co., AR. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Margaret A. (Wansor) Stearns is buried in Block 5 Lot 060 Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery, Eagle River, Vilas Co., WI. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 7, 1900, shows William P. Baker (age 61) born May, 1839, in Ohio to Unknown and Ohio-born parents, and who owns his house on North College Street, Yellow Springs, Miami Twp., Greene Co., OH, a House Painter. Living with him are: his wife of 26 years, Helen Baker (age 55) born October, 1844, in Prussia to Prussia-born parents, and having emigrated in 1857; his unmarried son, Albert M. Baker (age 22) born December, 1878, born in Ohio to Ohio and Prussia-born parents, a College Student; his unmarried daughter, Gertrude P. P. Baker (age 20) born February, 1880, born in Ohio to Ohio and Prussia-born parents, a College Student; and his unmarried brother-in-law, Charles G. Gerhardt (age 36) born January, 1864, in Ohio to Prussia-born parents, a Carpenter.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 9, 1900, shows Anna Dolak (age 53) born September, 1846, in Bohemia to Bohemia-born parents, and having emigrated in 1884, and a Naturalized citizen, and with 7 of the 12 children born to her still alive, is a widowed Head of Household, and who owns her home free of a mortgage, and is living at 212 South Willow Street, 2nd Ward, City of Belle Plaine, Belle Plaine Twp., Benton Co., IA. Living with her is her unmarried son, Mike Dolak (age 12) born August 1887 in Iowa to Bohemia-born parents.


The Xenia Daily Gazette, Xenia, Greene Co., OH, Monday, September 21, 1903

Mr. Albert Baker, of Yellow Springs, went through here this morning for Hoden, Michigan, where he will attend school. Mr. Baker, who is a graduate of Antioch college, had just recently returned from the West, where he had been for the past three years.


John Tate Stearns was born October 25, 1903, in Prairie Twp., Washington Co., AR.

John Dutton Wansor and Katharina "Katharine" Dolak were married about 1901, probably in Colorado.

Margaret A. Wansor was born November 21, 1905, in San Miguel Co., CO.

Elizabeth Barbara "Betty" Wansor was born April 13, 1907, in San Miguel Co., CO.

John Dutton Wansor and Katharina "Katharine" (Dolak) Wansor were divorced about 1908, probably in San Miguel Co., CO.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 20, 1910, shows Anna Dolak (age 63) born in Bohemia Czech to Bohemian-born parents, and having emigrated in 1884, is a widow with 2 of the 7 children born to her still living and married for 43 years owns her home free of a mortgage and is living at 617 Sixth Avenue, 2nd Ward, City of Belle Plaine, Belle Plaine Twp., Benton Co., IA. Living with her is her unmarried son, Michael Dolak (age 22) born in Iowa to Bohemian (Austrian)-born parents, who is a Round House Laborer.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 19, 1910, shows Katherine Wansor (age 30) born in Austria-Bohemia, and having immigrated in 1885, and married for 5 years, and with both of the children born to her still alive, is a Boarding House Keeper for a Copper Mining Company, and who is renting her home in the Village of Helvetia, Coronado National Forest, Pima Co., Arizona Territory. Living with her is her daughter, Barbara E. Wansor (age 3) born in Colorado to Ohio to Austrian-Bohemian-born parents. Also living with her is a widowed Companion and son, Gladys Howell (age 29) born in Kansas, a Waitress. Numerous others are Boarding there, including: an unmarried Boarder, Albert M. Baker (age 32) born in Ohio to Ohio and German-born parents, an Assayer at a Copper Mining Company.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 4, 1910, shows Charles S. Stearns (age 48) born in Missouri to Maine and Missouri-born parents, and first married at age 27, and in his first marriage, is a General Farm Farmer who owns his farm with a mortgage and is living in Prairie Twp., Washington Co., AR. Living with him is his wife, Anie L. Stearns (age 48) born in Arkansas to Tennessee and Arkansas born parents, and first married at age 27, and in her first marriage, with all 6 of the children born to her still alive. Also living there are his 4 unmarried children, all born in Arkansas to Missouri and Arkansas-born parents: his son, Carl D. Stearns (age 20), a Farmer on the Home Farm; his son, Ellis B. Stearns (age 15); his daughter, Mary M. Stearns (age 13); and his son, John T. Stearns (age 6).

Albert Means Baker and Katharine (Dolak) Wansor were married June 13, 1910, in Tucson, Pima Co., Arizona Territory. The marriage certificate listed the names as: A. M. Baker and Katherine D. Wansor.


The Tucson Daily Citizen, Tucson, Pima Co., Arizona Territory, Monday, June 13, 1910

Forgets the Fatherland.

A marriage license was issued today by Probate Judge Cooper to Catherine D. Wansor and A. M. Baker. Mr. Baker gave the state of his birth as Ohio and Miss Wansor said she came from Europe, though she was unable to remember from what nation. The marriage ceremony will be performed this evening and the couple will go to Helvetia to make their home.


The Tucson Daily Citizen, Tucson, Pima Co., Arizona Territory, Tuesday, June 14, 1910

Hotel Arrivals

Heidel Hotel.

...A. M. Baker, El Paso; ...


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 17, 1920, shows Charlie S. Stearns (age 59) born in Missouri to Maine and Missouri-born parents, is a General Farm Farmer, and who owns his farm with a mortgage, and is living in Prairie Twp., Washington Co., AR. Living with him are: his wife, Annis Stearns (age 58) born in Arkansas to Tennessee and Arkansas born parents; and his unmarried son, John Stearns (age 16) born in Arkansas to Missouri and Arkansas-born parents.


Fayetteville Daily Democrat, Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR, Wednesday, May 10, 1922

Social and Personal

John Stearns who was operated on for appendicitis Monday is reported to be resting well.


Fayetteville Daily Democrat, Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR, Thursday, February 7, 1924

SOCIAL AND PERSONAL

John Stearns, a university student, has accepted a position with the McManus-Heryer Brokerage Company of Oklahoma City, and has left Fayetteville to assume his new duties. While in Fayetteville Mr. Stearns made his home with Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Appleby.


Fayetteville Daily Democrat, Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR, Friday, August 27, 1926

SOCIAL AND PERSONAL

John Stearns of West Fork, former university student, has accepted a position with Phipps Lumber Company as a traveling salesman..


The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 27, 1930, shows Margaret Dolak (age 24) born in Colorado to Colorado and Czechoslovakia-born parents, is an unmarried Stenographer at a Tin Can Manufacturing Company, and is Lodging at a Boarding House, 1046 Lake Shore Drive, City of Chicago, Cook Co., IL.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 27, 1930, shows John T. Stearns (age 27) born in Arkansas to Missouri and Tennessee-born parents, is an unmarried person who does Traffic Work at a Can Manufacturer, and is Lodging at the Del Monte Hotel, 454 Melrose Street, 46th Ward, City of Chicago, Cook Co., IL.

John Tate Stearns and Margaret A. Wansor were married 1932 in Unknown.


Fayetteville Daily Democrat, Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR, October 18, 1932

Personal Mention

Mr. and Mrs. John Stearns of Chicago are here for a two weeks visit with Mr. Stearns' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Stearns.


Fayetteville Daily Democrat, Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR, January 25, 1934

John Stearns Now With Appleby Bros.

John Stearns of Chicago, formerly of Fayetteville, has accepted a position in the general office of the Appleby Brothers Canning company here. He and Mrs. Stearns arrived here this week from Chicago. Mr. Stearns is a son of C. S. Stearns, former county treasurer.


The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 27, 1940, shows Albert M. Baker (age 62) born in Ohio, and with 4 years of college, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, is renting his home and is living at 617 South Avenue, 1st Ward, City of Belle Plaine, Iowa Twp., Benton Co., IA. Living with him are: his wife, Catherine Baker (age 60) born in Czechoslovakia and a Naturalized Citizen and with 8 years of schooling and 5 years ago was living in the same house; his unmarried son, John C. Baker (age 21) born in Michigan and with 4 years of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house, who does Sacking of Hybrid Seed Corn; and his married/crossed out daughter, Helen Haloupek (age 27) born in Iowa, and with 3 years of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house. ED 6-3, Page 6 of 20.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 10, 1940, shows Frank L. Haloupek (age 59) born in Iowa and with 7 years of schooling and 5 years ago was living in the same house owns his house worth $2,500 and is living at 1505 13th Street, 3rd Ward, City of Belle Plaine, Iowa Twp., Benton Co., IA. Living with him are: his wife, Katherine B. Haloupek (age 53) born in Iowa and with 1 year of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house; his married/crossed out son, Donald A. Haloupek (age 29) born in Iowa, and with 4 years of college and 5 years ago was living in the same house, a Laborer at a Retail Lumber Yard; his unmarried daughter, Dorothy M. Haloupek (age 25) born in Iowa, and with 4 years of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house, a Teacher at a Rural Public School; his unmarried son, George J. Haloupek (age 23) born in Iowa, and with 4 years of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house, a Clerk at a Retail Grocery Store; his unmarried son, Walter O. Haloupek (age 18) born in Iowa, and with 4 years of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house; his unmarried son, Jack L. Haloupek (age 13) born in Iowa, and with 1 year of high school and 5 years ago was living in the same house; and his unmarried son, William F. Haloupek (age 11) born in Iowa, and with 6 years schooling and 5 years ago was living in the same house. ED 6-2, Page 11 of 36.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 6, 1940, shows John Stearns (age 37) born in Arkansas, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 3 years of College, is a married Salesman at a Retail Store and is lodging at 1954 Pulaski, 36th Ward, City of Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Living with him is his wife, Margaret Stearns (age 34) born in Colorado, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, who does Office Work at a Rubber Company.


   

The April 10, 1942, WWII Draft Registration Report shows John T. Stearns (age 38) born October 25, 1903, in Fayetteville, AR, is Self Employed, and is living at 1954 N. Crawford Ave., Chicago, Cook Co., IL. Margarette A. Stearns at the same address is the person who will always know his address.


In 1947, John T. Stearns was Chief of the Processed Foods Division of the United States Department of Agriculture in Philadelphia, PA.

In 1952, John T. Stearns was Area Supervisor for the USDA Processed Products Standardization and Inspection Division in Philadelphia, PA.

John Tate Stearns died February 5, 1955, at his residence, 5060 City Line Ave., City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Co. PA, at age 51. Buried in Stearns Cemetery (Gehring's Chapel), Fayetteville, Fayetteville Twp., Washington Co., AR.


John Tate Stearns Death Certificate.


Fayetteville Northwest Arkansas Times, Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR, Saturday, February 5, 1955

John T. Stearns

John T. Stearns, 81, resident of Philadelphia, Pa., formerly of Fayetteville, died this morning at 2 o'clock at his home. Born in Fayetteville October 25, 1903, Mr. Stearns was the son of Charles S. Stearns and Annie Appleby Stearns. He attended the University and was with the Continental Can Company for a number of years in Chicago. He had been a government food inspector in Philadelphia for several years. Surviving relatives are two sisters, Mrs. Ed Clark and Mrs. Mary Smith, both of Fayetteville; three brothers, Sid Stearns of Fayetteville, Carl Stearns of Tontitown, and Bill Stearns of Little Rock. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Watson Mortuary.


Fayetteville Daily Democrat, Fayetteville, Washington Co., AR, Monday, February 7, 1955

Obituary

John Stearns

Funeral services for John Stearns, U.S. government food inspector residing in Philadelphia, formerly of Fayetteville, who died Saturday, will be conducted Tuesday at 2:30 p.m., at Watson Mortuary, by the Rev. William R. Knox, pastor of First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Stearns cemetery. The body, accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Margaret Stearns, will arrive Tuesday morning.


Margaret A. (Wansor) Stearns went to Europe in April, 1955, for about four months. She arrived at the Port of New York on May 24, 1955, aboard SS Liberte. It had sailed from Le Havre, France on May 18, 1955.

Margaret A. (Wansor) Stearns died December 17, 1998, in Eagle River, Vilas Co., WI, at age 93. Buried in Block 5 Lot 060 Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery, Eagle River, Vilas Co., WI.