William Albert Searle


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William Albert Searle was born June 6, 1832, in County Cornwall, England; was Baptized July 1, 1832 in Broadoak (Braddock) Parish, County Cornwall, England; and died July 11, 1898, at his home southwest of Red Cloud in Red Cloud Twp., Webster Co., NE, at age 66. Buried in Red Cloud Cemetery, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE. He is the son of William Husband Searle of Tywardreath, County Cornwall, England, and Ann/Anne Hill of England.

Mary Ann Nelson was born August 14, 1836, in Lake Twp., Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin Territory, and died March 22, 1912, near Blue Hill, Webster Co., NE, at age 75. She is the daughter of Horatio Nelson of Otham, County Kent, England, and Angeline Reed of Monroe Co., NY.

Prior to Wisconsin statehood on May 29, 1848, Milwaukee County was part of the Territory of Wisconsin, and was very large and extended westward to include what would eventually become Dodge County (among others).

William Albert Serl and Mary Ann Nelson were married October 30, 1852, in Lomira Twp., Dodge Co., WI.

William Albert Serl and Mary Ann (Nelson) Serl had twelve children:

  1. George A. Serl: Born September 9, 1853, in Lomira Twp., Dodge Co., WI; Died September 13, 1853, in Lomira Twp., Dodge Co., WI (age Infant).
  2. Matilda Emaline "Tilla" Serl: Born September 15, 1857, in Lansing, Ingham Co., MI; Died February 24, 1905, in Alliance Twp., Box Butte Co., NE (age 47). Buried in Alliance Cemetery, Alliance, Box Butte Co., NE. Married October 6, 1885, in Red Cloud Twp., Webster Co., NE, to Elmer Austin Marsh: Born March 28, 1866, in Wennesheik Twp., Decorah Co., IA; Died April 3, 1949, in Searcy, Whittier Co., AR (age 83). Buried in Henderson Cemetery, Pangburn, White Co., AR.
  3. Phebe Jane Serl: Born September 17, 1859, near Near Port Huron, St. Clair Co., MI; Died July 9, 1930, in Red Cloud Twp., Webster Co., NE (age 70). Married March 30, 1887, in Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, to William John "Will" Robertson: Born August, 1863, in Iowa; Died after 1930 in Unknown.
  4. William Henry Serl: Born December 17, 1861, near Near Port Huron, St. Clair Co., MI; Died July 14, 1862, near Near Port Huron, St. Clair Co., MI (age Infant).
  5. William Horatio Serl: Born May 4, 1863, in Michigan; Died August 14, 1939, in Naponee, Franklin Co., NE (age 76). Married March 24, 1886, in Webster Co., NE, to Jane Eliza "Jennie" Simmons: Born October 1869 in Hazel Green Twp., Grant Co., WI; Died 1933 in Unknown (about age 64).
  6. Mary Angela Serl: Born October 9, 1866, in Michigan; Died August 10, 1940, near McCleary, Grays Harbor Co., WA. (age 73). Buried in McCleary Cemetery, McCleary, Grays Harbor Co., WA. Married October 11, 1891, in Red Cloud Twp., Webster Co., NE, to Abner Samuel Edmond Shirley: Born October, 1870, in Illinois; Died July 5, 1941, in Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., WA (about age 70). Buried in McCleary Cemetery, McCleary, Grays Harbor Co., WA. His parents are Samuel B. Shirley and Mollie M. Doolley. In 1900, Edmond and Mary are living in Lawrence Co., TN. He is a Teamster.
  7. Joseph Christopher Serl: Born February 28, 1868, in Emmet Twp., St. Clair Co., MI; Died April 22, 1945, in Alliance Twp., Box Butte Co., NE (age 86). Burial April 25, 1945, in Greenwood Cemetery, Alliance, Box Butte, NE. Married January 16, 1890, in Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, to Etta Belgium Allen: Born June 13, 1874, in Hancock, La Harpe Co., IL; Died May 4, 1942, in Alliance Twp., Box Butte Co., NE (age 77).
  8. Rosetta Alice Serl: Born May 21, 1872, in Emmett Twp., St. Clair Co., MI; Died May 21, 1872, in Emmett Twp., St. Clair Co., MI (age Infant). There was a Nettie Searl who died 1868-1872 in St. Clair Co., MI.
  9. Ida Mae Serl: Born August 7, 1873, in Emmet Twp., St. Clair Co., MI; Died January 13, 1950, in Blue Hill Twp., Webster Co., NE (age 76). Buried in Oak Creek Cemetery, Oak Creek Twp., Webster Co., NE. Married December 12, 1888, in Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, to George Charles Barton: Born February 24, 1863, in Kane Co., IL; Died May 14, 1948, in Blue Hill Twp., Webster Co., NE (age 85). Buried in Oak Creek Cemetery, Oak Creek Twp., Webster Co., NE.
  10. Clarsia Ann Serl: Born February 9, 1876, near Cowles, Webster Co., NE; Died June 8, 1877, near Cowles, Webster Co., NE (age 1).
  11. Francis Edith Serl: Born December 22, 1880, near Cowles, Webster Co., NE; Died October 5, 1924, in Mt. Clare, Nuckolls Co., NE (age 43). Buried in Red Cloud Cemetery, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE. Married January 1, 1900, in Nelson, Nuckolls Co., NE, to Charles Dayton "Charlie" Law: Born August 12, 1878, in Inland, Benzie Co., MI; Died June 13, 1952, in Mt. Clare, Nuckolls Co., NE (age 73). Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE.
  12. Claud Willfred Serl: Born February 22, 1883, near Cowles, Webster Co., NE; Died November 4, 1883, in Webster Co., NE (age Infant).



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William Albert Serl and Mary Ann (Nelson) Serl are buried in Red Cloud Cemetery, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making these images available.


George Charles Barton and Ida Mae (Serl) Barton are buried in Oak Creek Cemetery, Oak Creek Twp., Webster Co., NE. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


   

Abner Samuel Edmond Shirley and Mary Angela (Serl) Shirley are buried in McCleary Cemetery, McCleary, Grays Harbor Co., WA. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making these images available.


Ontario was known as: Upper Canada from December 26, 1791, to February 10, 1841; Canada West from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and Ontario after July 1, 1867.

William Albert Searle was born June 6, 1832, in Broadoak (Braddock) Parish, County Cornwall, England.

Mary Ann Nelson was born August 14, 1836, in Lake Twp., Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin Territory.

Leigh Larson note: Prior to Wisconsin statehood in 1848, Milwaukee County was very large and extended westward to include what would eventually become Dodge County (among others).

The 1840 U. S. Census taken on 1840 shows Horatio Nelson living in Lake Twp., Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin Territory. 1 Male: 30 to 39 (Horatio); 2 Males 5 to 9 =2 (unknown); 1 Female: 20 to 30 (Angeline); and 1 Female 0 to 5 (Mary Ann).

Wisconsin gained statehood in 1848.

 The 1850 U. S. Census taken on September 10, 1850, shows Haritia Nelson (age 40) born in England is a Farmer with real estate worth $600 living in Lomira Twp., Dodge Co., WI. Living with him is his wife Angeline Nelson (age 38) born in New York. Also living there are three children, all born in Wisconsin: Mary Nelson (age 14); Jane Nelson (age 9); and Darius Nelson (age 2). Henry Hibard, a Farmer, also lives there.

On September 29, 1852, Carter W. Thompson and Wife sold by Warranty Deed for $500 to William Serl, Jr. the N 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of Section 4, T 13 N, R 17 E (Lomira Twp., Dodge Co., WI).

On September 29, 1852, Horatio Nelson and Wife sold by Warranty Deed for $800 to Henry M. Hibbard the SW of the NE 1/4 of Section 3, T 13 N, R 17 E (Lomira Twp., Dodge Co., WI). Also E 1/2 of N of NE 3 13 17 W 1/4 of E 3 also a strip on E Side of NE  NW and run W. to the Center of Milwaukee Road 3.13.17 SE  SW  34 Byron

William Albert Serl and Mary Ann Nelson were married October 30, 1852, in Lomira Twp., Dodge Co., WI.


Darius Nelson and Harriet Matilda (Serl) Nelson, courtesy of Kerry Serl.


In December, 1852, the family removed from Dodge Co., WI, 10 miles from Fond du Lac, to St. Clair Co., MI.

On February 3, 1853, William Serl and Wife sold by Warranty Deed for $550 to Wm. Broom the N 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of Section 4, T 13 N, R 17 E (Lomira Twp., Dodge Co., WI).

The 1855 Wisconsin State Census for Dodge County does not list either a Searles or a Hand as a head of household. The June 1, 1855 census shows Ralph Phillips living in Oak Grove Twp., Dodge Co. WI with 2 Males and 5 Females. There is a Georg Sorell listed in Fox Lake Twp.

The 1860 U. S. Census dated June 18, 1860, shows Phillip Keating (age 40) born in Massachusetts with real estate of $400 and personal estate of $307 is a Farmer and is living in Attica Twp., Lapeer Co., MI. Living with him are: Matilda Keating (age 22) born in Canada West; Maria Keating (age 6) born in Michigan; Felix B. Keating (age 3) born in Michigan; and Mary A. Keating (age 1) born in Michigan.

The 1860 U S. Census taken on June 18, 1860, shows William Sorrell (age 27) born in England with real estate of $600 and personal estate of $260 is a Farmer and is living in Attica Twp., Lapeer Co., MI. Living with him are: Mary A. Sorrell (age 23) born in Wisconsin; Matilda E. Sorrell (age 2) born in Michigan; and Phoebe J. Sorrell (age 9/12) born in Michigan.

Leigh Larson note: William Sorrell (William Searle) and Matilda Keating (Matilda Searle) are brother and sister.

Military Service: Between 1863 - 1866 Civil War soldier, five months in Andersonville prison. He enlisted on February 13, 1863 as a Sergeant in Company L, 8th Regiment, Michigan Cavalry. Reported missing in action on August 3, 1864 in Marietta, GA, on Stoneman's Raid. Was held at Andersonville Prison, and in Charleston, Sc and in Florence, SC. He was released in December 1865.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on July 22, 1870, shows William Serl (age 38) born in England to foreign-born parents with real estate worth $600 and personal estate worth $150 is a Farmer and is living in Kingston Twp., Tuscola Co., MI. Living with him is Mary A. Serl (age 34) born in Wisconsin with a foreign-born father, who is Keeping House. Five children are also living there, all born in Michigan with a foreign-born father: Matilda E. Serl (age 12); Phebee J. Serl (age 10); William H. Serl (age 7); Mary A. Serl (age 3); and Joseph C. Serl (age 1).

About May, 1877, the Serl family removed to Webster Co., NE.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 7, 1880, shows Wm. Searl (age 47) born in England to English-born parents is engaged a Farmer living in Stillwater Precinct, Webster Co., NE. Living with him is his wife Mary A. Searl (age 43) born in Wisconsin to England and New York-born parents who is Keeping House. Five of their children are also living at home, all born in Michigan to England and Wisconsin-born parents: Matuilda E. Searl (age 22); Wm. H. Searl (age 17); Mary A. Searl (age 13); Joseph C. Searl (age 11); and Ida May Searl (age 6).

The 1885 Nebraska State Census taken on June 18, 1885, shows William Serl (age 48) born in England is living in Still Water Pct., Webster Co., NE. Living with him are: Margeret Serl (age 48) born in Wisconsin; William H. Serl (age 22) born in Michigan; Mary A. Serl (age 18) born in Michigan; Joseph C. Serl (age 16) born in Michigan; Idens Serl (age 11) born in Michigan; and Francis Serl (age 6) born in Nebraska.

Elmer Austin Marsh and Matilda Emaline "Tilla" Serl were married October 6, 1885, in Red Cloud Twp., Webster Co., NE.


The Red Cloud Chief, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, Friday, October 9, 1885

MR. E. A. MARSH, a young man quite well known in Red Cloud, was married to Miss. Tilla Serl on Tuesday, Judge Yeiser officiating. THE CHIEF congradulates the happy couple.


George Charles Barton and Ida May Serl were married December 12, 1888, in Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE.


The Red Cloud Chief, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, Friday, December 14, 1888

Married, by Rev. Falkenburg at the Methodist parsonage, Dec 12, Mr. Geo. Barton and Miss Ida Serl, all of Webster county.


The 1890 Veterans Schedule dated June 1890 shows William Serl was living in Stillwater Twp., Webster Co., NE, with Post Office of Blue Hill. He suffered from chronic diarrhea. He was a Duty Sergeant in Company L, 8th Michigan Cavalry, enlisting on February 13, 1862 and discharged on July 20, 1865, after 2 years, 5 months and 7 days. He was a prisoner at Andersonville.


The 1890 Veterans Schedule dated June, 1890.


Abner Samuel Edmund Shirley and Mary Angela Serl were married October 11, 1891, in Red Cloud Twp., Webster Co., NE.


The Red Cloud Chief, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, November 13, 1891

Married.

October 11th, at Red Cloud, Neb., by Judge D. F. Trunkey, Mr. Edmund S. Shirely and Miss Mary Searl, both of Webster county.


In 1893, William Serl was living in Atwood, Rawlins Co., KS, when he filed papers to become a U. S. Citizen.


Name Country of Origin Date of Application Age (if given)
SADLE, James Bohemia 30 Jan 1889 25
SANDBERG, Olfa Sweden 3 Jan 1904 21
SCHAFER, Adam Canada 17 Feb 1885 23
SCHARBACK, Christian Germany 19 Nov 1881 44
SCHULLER, John Germany 1 Oct 1888 47
SCHULTZ, E. Germany 4 Nov 1885 45
SERL, William England 9 Nov 1893 61

This is an index to First Naturalization records filed in the District Court of Atwood, Rawlins Co., KS:


In late 1896, William Serl removed from Atwood, Rawlins Co., KS, to near Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE.


The Red Cloud Chief, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, October 9, 1896

Wm. Serl who has been living in the drouth stricken region of Rawlins county, Kansas, has once more returned to God's country and if he can make arrangements suitable will engage in farming south of the river. Mr. Serl is a pleasant gentleman and we hope he will stay with us.


William Albert Serl died July 11, 1898, in Red Cloud Twp., Webster Co., NE, at age 66. Buried in Red Cloud Cemetery, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE.


The Red Cloud Chief, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, Friday, July 15, 1898

William Serl an old and respected citizen of the county died at his home southwest of the city after a long illness on last Monday morning. He was born in Cornish District, England on June 6th, 1832 and came to the United States in 1850. He was married to Mary Nelson in 1852. He was a soldier of the late war enlisting in 1863, serving almost three years, five months of which was spent at Andersonville prison. To this union was born twelve children of whom seven are still living. He was 66 years old at the time of his death. He united with the M. E. church ten years ago and remained a faithful member. The funeral was held Tuesday morning Rev Hummell conducting the services.


On August 20, 1898, Mary A. Serl applied for a Widow's Pension. late 1896, William Serl removed from Atwood, Rawlins Co., KS, to near Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE.


Mary A. Serl's Pension Record.


The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE, Thursday, July 20, 1899

Nebraska Pensions. WASHINGTON, July 19.

Original widows, etc. - Emeline McTaggert, York, $8; Mary A. Serl, Red Cloud, $12.


Click on the above picture for a PDF image of this Pension Affidavit.


Charles Dayton "Charlie" Law and Edith Francis Serl were married January 1, 1900, in Nelson, Nuckolls Co., NE.


The Red Cloud Chief, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, Friday, January 5, 1900

Married, at Nelson, Nebraska, on January 1st, 1900, Mr. Chas. D. Law and Miss Edith F. Serl, both of Lawrence. The brde was formerly a resident of this city.


The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 21, 1900, shows Charles Law (age 22) born August, 1877, in Michigan to Pennsylvania and Michigan-born parents, is a Butcher renting his home and is living in Saint Stephens Pct., Nuckolls Co., NE. Living with him is his wife of 6/12 of a year, Edith F. Lau (age 19) born December 1880 in Nebraska to England and Wisconsin-born parents. Also living there is Charles' widowed mother, Mary Ann Searls (age 63) born August 1836 in Wisconsin to English and Kansas-born parents.


The Red Cloud Chief, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, Friday, December 21, 1906

Mr. and Mrs. Will Robertson, east of town, are preparing for a big family reunioon of the Robertson and Serl families, to be held Christmas day. Eighty-two members of the two families are expected to be present.


The Red Cloud Chief, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, July 5, 1907

D. Nelson, commander of Colony Post No. 14, Fitzgerald, Georgia, arrived last night for a visit with his sisters, Mrs. Younglove and Mrs. Mary Serl of Blue Hill, who came here today to meet him. Mr. Nelson was one of the early settlers, having located near Inavale in 1876. He left here in 1880 and went to Harvard, Neb., where he resided until about twelve years ago, when he joined the Fitzgerald colony of old soldiers who went to Georgia to establish a colony. Mr. Nelson has evidently prospered in his southern home.


The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 13, 1910, shows Mary Surrels (age 74) born in Wisconsin to England and Wisconsin-born parents, with 6 of the 12 children born to her still living, is a widow having Income and owning her own home free of a mortgage and is living on Saline Street, Town of Blue Hill, Potsdam Twp., Webster Co., NE.

Mary Ann (Nelson) Serl died March 22, 1912, near Blue Hill, Webster Co., NE, at age 75. Buried in Red Cloud Cemetery, Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE.


The Blue Hill Leader, Blue Hill, Webster Co., NE, March 29, 1912

MRS. WILLIAM (MARY A. NELSON) SERL (1836 - 1912)

Mrs. Mary A. Serl died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ed. Shirley, two and one-half miles northeast of town, Friday, March 22, from heart failure, aged 75 years, 8 months and 7 days. Deceased is survived by one sister, Mrs. Younglove of Red Cloud; one brother the resident of Georgia; four daughters, Mrs. Chas. Law of St. Clair, Mrs. J. W. Robinson of Red Cloud, Mrs. Geo. Barton of Lawrence, and Mrs. Ed. Shirley of this place; and two sons, J. E. Serl of Lawrence, and Wm. Serl of Bloomington. The body was taken to Red Cloud Saturday evening and the funeral was held Sunday at 2 o'clock at the M. E. church, Rev. Hummel officiating. Burial was in the Red Cloud cemetery. Mrs. Serl, nee Mary A. Nelson, was born at Milwaukee, August 14, 1836. Was married to Wm. Serl Nov. 2, 1853 at Mamaire, Mich. They came to Webster county in 1877 among the early homesteaders. When 13 years of age she united with the M. E. church and had lived a consistent Christian life.

Obituary courtesy of John and Kerry Serl, Chehalis, Lewis Co., WA.


 

 

 

 

Mary Angela (Serl) Shirley died August 10, 1940, near McCleary, Grays Harbor Co., WA, at age 73. Buried in McCleary Cemetery, McCleary, Grays Harbor Co., WA.

Abner Samuel Edmond Shirley died July 5, 1941, in Mount Vernon, Skagit Co., WA, at about age 70. Buried in McCleary Cemetery, McCleary, Grays Harbor Co., WA.

 

SERL, Clara - Looking for information on Clara M. Serl, born 27 Nov 1890, Blue Hill, Nebraska. Parents Joseph Serl and Etta ALLEN.

To whom would I write for gravesite information in the Red Cloud Cemetery? I would like to visit the graves William A. Serles (Serl), Mary Ann Nelson Serl, Phoebe Jane Serl Robertson and Ida May Serl Barton. I would appreciate your help.
 

AKA: William A. Serl: Seeking information re William Serl who died in Red Cloud, Webster Co., NE, July 11, 1898. He and Mary Ann Nelson were the parents of Matilda, who marred Elmer Austin Marsh, who, I think, also lived in this area. William was a sergeant in the Michigan Cavalry. William and Mary Ann had 6 children--Phoebe, Edith, Matilda, Mary Ann, Ida, and Joseph Christopher. Joseph Christopher m Etta Bell Allen, 1-16-1890. Matilda Serl Marsh was buried in Alliance, NE. Elmer buried in AR.
 

Burial: Red Cloud, Webster Co., Nebraska

 


1920 FRANKLIN COUNTY NEBRASKA US CENSUS OF FARMERS TOWNSHIP
 

1920 FRANKLIN COUNTY NEBRASKA US CENSUS

THIS CENSUS INFORMATION WAS DONATED BY FRANK LYNCH AND TRANSCRIBED BY CAROL WOLF BRITTON < c_Britton@yahoo.com>AND PROOF READ BY BERTRAM BRITTON. THE SOLE CONTENTS OF THIS TRANSCRIPTION IS THE INTERPRETATION OF CAROL WOLF BRITTON. ANY ERRORS IN SPELLING OR INTERPRETING NAMES IS SINCERELY ACCIDENTAL. This information may be used as a research tool for those researching their ancestors with the hope the researcher will use the information as a tool rather than a fact. Always double check your sources as they may not always be accurate.

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Joseph Christopher and Etta Belle Allen Serl.  Joseph died 22 APR 1945 and Etta Belle died 04 MAY 1942.  Both had lived Alliance for some time, Mount Clare/Nuckolls & Red Cloud/Webster before that.  Both buried Greenwood Cem.  I'd like to know what their obits said.  Their son, my grandfather, Lloyd Leroy Serl, died Iola, KS, 1918 during flu epidemic when my dad was 5, so very little Serl family info was handed down. Joseph's father, William Serl died 11 JUL 1898 Red Cloud, Webster, NE, but I havn't seen it typical to put much info in obits that early. Ilene Serl Jones
 

Subject: [US-OBITS] Floyd Daniel SERL - Burlington Kansas Jan 1 1993
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 18:35:33 EDT

Obituary The Topeka Capital-Journal, Sunday, January 3, 1993 p.8g col. 5
Floyd Daniel SERL
Burlington - Floyd Daniel SERL, 80, Burlington, died Friday, Jan. 1, 1993, at a Burlington hospital. Mr. SERL had worked as a machinist at a tool and die manufacturer, a farmer and as an oil field worker. He was born Dec. 1, 1912 in Iola, the son of Lloyd Leroy and Mary Ann DALTON SERL. He lived in Iola before moving to California in 1959. He moved to Burlington from Ontario, Calif., in 1975. Mr. SERL was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Burlington. He was married to Ruth Maxine TEEL on Jan. 11, 1936. She died Nov. 20, 1992. Survivors include two daughters, Luella JOHNSON, Mont Clair, Calif., and Ramona HOYT, Denham Springs, La.; four sons, Lloyd SERL, Topeka, Ernest SERL, Burlington, Robert SERL, Phelan, Calif., and Gary SERL, Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Vivian MOORIS, Iola; two brothers, Cecil SERl, Copan, Okla., and Charles SERL, Ontario, Calif; 31 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home at Burlington. Burial will be in Baker Cemetery, west of Burlington. The family will meet with friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

-Obituary-
Military Rites Held For Arista Adamson

Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bridget's Catholic Church for Arista Stanley Adamson, 60, who died Saturday at the Veterans Hospital in Hot Springs, South Dakota after a lengthy illness. Father Andrew McDonald officiated. James Barry, Post 9 American Legion Color Guard and Firing Squad conducted graveside military services at the Hemingford Cemetery. Bates Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were Bob Eversull, Albert Shindler, Gail Price, Roy Dickey, Alfred Wyland and Vern Eversull. Mr. Adamson was born November 9, 1895, in Oregon County, Mo., and was a veteran of World War I. He was married August 23, 1923 to Agnes Keane at St. Bridget's Church in Hemingford. He worked for the Burlington Railroad, was engaged in farming and lived in this vicinity for 38 years with the exception of 6 years in Missouri. Survivors include his wife, Agnes of Hemingford; one daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Serl of Alliance; five sons, Leonard of Crawford; Stanley, Charles and Donnie, all of Hemingford and Winifred of the U.S. Navy, two brothers, Elis of Crawford and Charles of Marsland; two sisters, Mrs. Glen Hammar of Belmont and Mrs. Arch Ball of Alliance and eight grandchildren. Burial: Hemingford Cemetery, Box Butte Co., NE.

-Obituary- Keane, Agnes E. (b. 29 NOV 1903, d. 13 JUN 1974)
Agnes E. Adamson Of Alliance Dies

Agnes E. Adamson, 71, a lifelong resident of Box Butte County, died this morning at the home of her son, Charles Adamson at 662 East 8th Street. Mrs. Adamson was born November 29, 1903 in Nonpareil. She married the late Arista Adamson on August 23, 1923 in Hemingford and he died in 1956. She was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Survivors include two other sons, Stanley and Donald, both of Alliance, a daughter, Gladys Serl of Alliance; five brothers, Oscar Keane, John Keane, both of Marsland, Winnie Keane of Deadwood, S. D., Edward Keane of Nonpareil and Harold Keane of Hermiston, Ore., three sisters, Alice Adamson and Emma Fickle, both of Marlsand and Wilma Dickey of Anselmo, and by 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services are pending with the Bates-Landa Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Burial: Hemingford Cemetery, Box Butte Co., NE


The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE, Sunday, December 25, 1938

Congratulations On Their Wedding Anniversaries to These Nebraska Couples Who Have Been Married 50 Years or Longer

Mr. and Mrs. George Barton celebrated their golden wedding anniversary December 12 at their home in Red Cloud. Their entire married life has been spent in Webster county. Miss Ida Serl, of Blue Hill, and George Barton were married in Red Cloud. They have five children: Frank and Mrs. Iva. Douglas, Blue Hill; Evart, Pauline; Mrs. Fern Cline, Riverton; and Mrs. Gladys Glebe, Ayr; and 18 grandchildren.


The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 9, 1940, shows Kirby Shirley (age 42) born in Tennessee, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 1 year of High School, is a married Laborer at a Door and Sash Company, and who owns his mouse worth $500 and is living on South Fourth Street, McCleary, McCleary Twp., Grays Harbor Co., WA. Living with him are: his wife, Ruth E. Shirley (age 34) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 1 year of High School; his unmarried step-daughter, Ruth Brandt (age 17) born in Washington, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 3 years of High School; his married father, Edmund S. Shirley (age 69) born in Illinois, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 8 years of School; and his married mother, Ammie M. Shirley (age 73) born in Illinois, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 8 years of School.

Looney

LOONEY, Mary Ann (Annie Dalton Serl Sinclair Looney), Iola Register, Iola, KS, 11 JUL 1988

 

    MARY ANN LOONEY

    Mary Ann Looney, 93, a resident of Countryside Estate, died Friday, July 8.
    Mrs. Looney lived in Iola most of her life and worked a number of years for the Sifer's Candy Company. She was born March 25, 1895, near Garnet, the daughter of Elijah and Elizabeth Hufferd Dalton. She married Lloyd L. Serl. He died and she later married Nate Sinclair. He died in 1939. She then married Walter R. Looney. He died in 1955.

    Survivors include three sons, Cecil Serl of Copan, Okla., Floyd Serl of Burlington and Charles Serl, Ontario, Calif.; a daughter, Vivian Morris, Iola; a stepson, Walter L. Looney of Iola; a stepdaughter, Ella Hamilton of Parsons; and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. An infant son, Marion Serl, preceded her in death.

    Graveside services for Mrs. Looney will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Highland Cemetery. Lester Dean Cole will officiate. Friends may call at the Waugh-Yokum and Friskel Chapel, 16 N. Buckeye until the time of the service.

Submitted by Ilene Serl Jones
Dewey, Oklahoma

 

 

Sheridan Co., NE

Serl, Gladys P. (Adamson)

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Lloyd Serl

Lloyd Serl, 65, Topeka, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at a Topeka hospital.

Mr. Serl worked for Sunkist Corp. in Ontario, Cal., in the early 1960s. He worked for more than 25 years with Hills Corp. in Topeka, taking early retirement due to illness. Mr. Serl was an Army veteran, serving from 1959 to 1962.

He was born Nov. 4, 1936, in Iola, the son of Floyd and Ruth Serl.

Mr. Serl was a member of VFW No. 1650.

He married Sandra E. Radabaugh on June 5, 1960, in Independence. She survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Donna Liberty and Bonnie Young, both of Topeka; a son, Gregory Serl, Topeka; two sisters, Luella Johnson, Burlington, and Ramona Hoyt, Baton Rouge, La.; three brothers, Earnie Serl, Bentley, Robert Serl, California, and Gary Serl, Wichita; and nine grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Mr. Serl will lie in state after 1 p.m. today at the funeral chapel, where visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lloyd Serl Memorial Fund and sent in care of Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel, 1321 S.W. 10th St., Topeka, 66604.

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Birth:  Aug. 12, 1878
Inland
Schoolcraft County
Michigan, USA
Death:  Jun. 13, 1952
Mount Clare
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA

Charles Dayton Law, oldest son of Emma Upton Law and Wm. Law, was born at Inland, Mich., on August 12, 1878, and passed away at his home in Mt. Clare June 13, 1952, at the age of 73 years, 10 months and one day.
In early childhood he moved with his parents to Webster county, Nebr., and later to Lawrence and Mt. Clare where he spent the remainder of his life.
On January 1, 1900 he was united in marriage to Edith Searl. To this union were born two children, Herbert of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mrs. Mildred Barnes of Seattle, Wash. After 24 years of marriage, Mrs. Law passed away at the home in Mt. Clare.
For many years, "Charlie" as he was known to all, operated a lumber yard and hardware store in Mt. Clare. The last several years he worked for Corners Service of Blue Hill and the Hill Oil Co. of Superior.
On Febr. 7, 1935, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Ruby Boyd who survives. He also leaves to mourn his passing, his son and wife and daughter and husband, two step-daughters, Mrs. George Bencken of Red Cloud and Mrs. Geneva Boarman of Colorado Springs, Colo., his stepsons, four grandchildren and one step granddaughter; also two brothers, Earnest of Spokane, Wash., and Roy of Fairbury, also a sister, Nellie Ingram of Franklin, two sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
He was a devoted husband and loving father, and a friend to young and old alike.
Funeral services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Priest Funeral home with burial in Evergreen cemetery.

The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, June 19, 1952; Page 7 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ruby Law (1889 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Superior
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 66
 
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Jan 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33094709

 


 

 

Birth: Dec. 22, 1880
Webster County
Nebraska, USA

Death: Oct. 5, 1924
Mount Clare
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA

Francis Edith Serl was born in Webster county (sic), Nebraska, December 22nd, 1880, and passed away very suddenly at her home in Mt. Clare October 5th, 1924. She had been under the care of the family physician for some time, but her trouble was not considered serious. However early on the morning of the 5th she took suddenly worse and passed hence before medical aid could be summoned. The whole community was greatly shocked by the news of her sudden death.

She was married to Charles D. Law January 1st, 1900. Besides her husband she leaves to mourn her loss her daughter Mildred at home, her son Herbert of Nelson, three sisters: Mrs. George Barton of Blue Hill, Mrs. J.W. Robertson, Red Cloud; Mrs. S.E. Shirley, Akron, Colorado; two brothers: w.H. Serl of Bloomington, and J.C. Serl of Alliance, most of whom were present at her funeral. Many other relatives and friends sorrow over her departure.

She was converted eight years ago and was united in baptism with the Christian church (sic) in Mt. Clare, where she was a member at the time of her death. She will be missed from the community, but especially from her home in which here interests were centered.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday afternoon, October 7th, at one o'clock atthe (sic) home with Rev. Russell of Superior, in charge. The attendance was very large and the abundance of flowers gave evidence of the esteem in which she was held. The body was laid to rest in the cemetery at Red Cloud, Nebraska.

The Nelson Gazette (Nelson, NE), Thursday, October 9, 1924; pg. 2

 

 

 

Alliance Herald (Alliance, Nebr.), March 2, 1905, p. 8, col. 2

The funeral of Mrs. E. A. Marsh occurred from the Baptist church Sunday afternoon, interment in Greenwood cemetery. Mrs. Marsh's death followed a lingering illness, and was not unexpected. Her husband E. A. Marsh is a boilermaker at the Burlington shops.

 

 

Son of Austin and Clarinda (Blanchard) Marsh

He married first 6 Oct 1885 in Red Cloud, Webster, Nebraska, Matilda Emaline Serl, b. 15 Sep 1857 in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan - d. 24 Feb 1905 in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska.

Her father: William A. Serl, b. Jun 1832, Cornwall, England - d. 11 Jul 1898 in Red Cloud, Webster, Nebraska and her mother: Mary Ann Nelson, b. 14 Aug 1836 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin - d. 22 Mar 1912 Cowles, Webster, Nebraska.)


Elmer married second 17 Jun 1908, Heber Springs, Cleburne, Arkansas, Mrs. Willie Ann (Blevins) Summers b. 26 Sept 1883, Searcy, White Co., Arkansas. Willie Ann died 13 Apr 1952, Searcy, White Co., Arkansas.

Three step-children;
Rose, Bryce and Audra Summers. - living in Palacios, Matagorda, Texas 1930 
 

 

Birth:  Dec. 22, 1880
Webster County
Nebraska, USA
Death:  Oct. 5, 1924
Mount Clare
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA

Francis Edith Serl was born in Webster county (sic), Nebraska, December 22nd, 1880, and passed away very suddenly at her home in Mt. Clare October 5th, 1924. She had been under the care of the family physician for some time, but her trouble was not considered serious. However early on the morning of the 5th she took suddenly worse and passed hence before medical aid could be summoned. The whole community was greatly shocked by the news of her sudden death.

She was married to Charles D. Law January 1st, 1900. Besides her husband she leaves to mourn her loss her daughter Mildred at home, her son Herbert of Nelson, three sisters: Mrs. George Barton of Blue Hill, Mrs. J.W. Robertson, Red Cloud; Mrs. S.E. Shirley, Akron, Colorado; two brothers: w.H. Serl of Bloomington, and J.C. Serl of Alliance, most of whom were present at her funeral. Many other relatives and friends sorrow over her departure.

She was converted eight years ago and was united in baptism with the Christian church (sic) in Mt. Clare, where she was a member at the time of her death. She will be missed from the community, but especially from her home in which here interests were centered.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday afternoon, October 7th, at one o'clock atthe (sic) home with Rev. Russell of Superior, in charge. The attendance was very large and the abundance of flowers gave evidence of the esteem in which she was held. The body was laid to rest in the cemetery at Red Cloud, Nebraska.

The Nelson Gazette (Nelson, NE), Thursday, October 9, 1924; pg. 2