Samuel S. BOOK
Mary Ann BEALE
James Mark BOOK
(1892-1977)

 

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Grace VAN SWERINGEN

James Mark BOOK 3046

  • Born: 11 Mar 1892, Juniata County, Pennsylvania 3046
  • Marriage: Grace VAN SWERINGEN on 28 Jan 1914 in Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa 51601 3045
  • Died: 29 Aug 1977, Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa 51601 at age 85 3046
  • Buried: 1 Sep 1977, Rose Hill Cemetery: Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa, USA 3046
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Residence, 1915, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA. 3045

Residence, 1920, Grant Township (Shenandoah), Page County, Iowa, USA. 3047

Occupation, 1920, Grant Township (Shenandoah), Page County, Iowa, USA. 3047 where he was a farmer.

Residence, 1930, Grant Township (Shenandoah), Page County, Iowa, USA. 3048

Occupation, 1930, Grant Township (Shenandoah), Page County, Iowa, USA. 3048 where he was a farmer.

Biography. 3049 J. Mark Book of Honey Grove, Pennsylvania, came to Iowa in 1910 to work on the farm of Floyd Beale. Mark was united in marriage to Grace Van Sweringen at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Van Sweringen, January 28, 1915, Shenandoah, Iowa. The Books farmed for Floyd Beale after their marriage. Later they moved to the farm of Grace's parents where they farmed until purchasing their own land which adjoined the Van Sweringen farm. In 1942 they built on this land where they lived the remainder of their lives. To this union three children were born; Harold Van, Mary Virginia and Robert Wayne. They all attended Lone Star country school and graduated from Shenandoah High School. Harold and Robert entered military service in 1942. After World War II, they returned to Page County to reside. Virginia graduated from the Clarkson Hospital School of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska, where she received her R. N. degree and then returned to Shenandoah to live. Harold married the former Mary Rose Leahy, Imogene, Iowa, on January 27, 1946. Virginia married Lowell Lynn of rural Shenandoah March 16, 1942. Robert married Wanda Finley of rural Shenandoah June 20, 1945. The Books were active members of the First Presbyterian Church. Mark passed away August 29, 1977, and Grace February 15, 1973. Both are buried at Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah, Iowa. Submitted by Robert Book


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James married Grace VAN SWERINGEN on 28 Jan 1914 in Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa 51601.3045 (Grace VAN SWERINGEN was born on 6 Mar 1892 in Page County, Iowa,3046 died on 15 Feb 1973 in Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa 51601 3046 and was buried in Feb 1973 in Rose Hill Cemetery: Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa, USA 3046.)




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