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Mathew WHITEHILL
(1811-1894)
Martha Jane BLAKENEY
(1825-1892)
Jacob SILVERNAIL
(1820-1899)
Alice POTTER
(1823-1905)
James Calvin WHITEHILL
(1846-1917)
Josephine SILVERNAIL
(1857-1942)

Wendell Wyatt WHITEHILL
(1898-1961)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Ruth Charlotte CONKLIN

Wendell Wyatt WHITEHILL 15

  • Born: 30 Nov 1898, Fremont County, Iowa 15
  • Marriage: Ruth Charlotte CONKLIN on 26 Aug 1920 in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA 46
  • Died: 28 Apr 1961, Clackamas County, Oregon at age 62 47
  • Buried: 1961, Graceland Park Cemetery; Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA 32

bullet   Cause of his death was Heart failure.

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bullet  General Notes:

Obituary available via email request
According to the 1989 Conklin Family Reunion Video Tape, Wendell was born with a "hairlip". His father, being a dentist, operated on the young boy's mouth, which did not prove to be sucessful.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Residence, 1900, Locust Grove Township, Fremont County, Iowa, USA. 48 living with his parents.

Residence, 1910, Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa 51601. 49 at 804 Elm Street, living with his parents.

Religion, 1912, Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa 51601. 20 where he became a member of the Methodist Church

Military Service, 12 Sep 1918, Clarinda, Page County, Iowa 51601. 50 Name: Wendell Wyatt Whitehill
Address: 804 Elm, Shenandoah, Page, Iowa
Age: 19 years
Date of Birth: Nov. 30, 1898
Race: White
Citizen: Native Born
Occupation: Laborer
Employer: E____ Biscuit Co.
Place of Employment: Captial Ave, Omaha, Neb.
Nearest Relative: Mrs. J. C. Whitehill
Address: 804 Elm, Shenandoah, Page, Iowa
Height: Medium
Build: Slender
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Dark
Loss of Limb: No.

Residence, 1919, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 20

Residence, 1931, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 51 at 4624 M Street.
Legal Description: WEST L ST ACRES-ANNEX- LOT 85 BLOCK 0 42 X 135
Parcel Size: Acres: 0.13 Sq. Ft.: 5670

Residence, 1940, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 52 at 4624 M Street.

Occupation, 1955, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 53 Armour's Meat Packing Plant

Residence, 1955, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 53 at 4825 S. 48th Street. Legal Description: WEST L ST ACRES-ANNEX- LOT 39 BLOCK 0 S .5 FT LOT 38 & ALL LOT 39
Parcel Size: Acres: 0.14 Sq. Ft.: 6500

Illness, 28 Apr 1961, Clackamas County, Oregon. 15 Wendell and his sister Josie Lilas traveled to Oregon to assist their brother, James Earl, with some home remodeling projects. Harriett and her husband, Laury LeRoy Kreider took Wendell and Edna to the Omaha train station and said upon returning that Wendell wasn't feeling well, but felt well enough to travel. He was ill the entire train trip from Omaha to Oregon. Harriett was told later that Wendell was in the bathroom of the house when other occupants her a 'thud'. They could not open the door due to Wendell having fallen against it. The 'rescue squad' men had to remove the door from the hinges to remove the body. Wendell, who loved train rides, got his last train ride back to Omaha.

Cemetery: Lot 108, section 14, 1961, Graceland Park Cemetery; Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 32 Locate this grave by taking the first left past the office. Look on the left side of the road for a tombstones marked "Culton" and "Pakulat". Park there. Cross the road to the west. This grave is the 3rd stone from the road.


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Wendell married Ruth Charlotte CONKLIN, daughter of Eugene CONKLIN and Augusta Margaret MARTIN, on 26 Aug 1920 in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA.46 (Ruth Charlotte CONKLIN was born on 14 Sep 1903 in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA,54 died on 5 Jul 1952 in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA 54 and was buried in Graceland Park Cemetery; Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA 32.). The cause of her death was Heart failure.

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Fact, 26 Aug 1920. 55 Bry** Crawford, Clergyman
H. W. Stubbendorf, Witness
C. Daniel Hitch, Witness




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