Ethel Victoria Collom

F, b. 3 November 1898, d. July 1975
     Note: D.A.R. Number: 492735. Ethel Victoria Collom was born on 3 November 1898 at Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Joseph T. Collom and Lillie Etta Gillmore. Ethel Victoria Collom married Hugh E. Riley on 20 November 1926. Ethel Victoria Collom died in July 1975 at age 76.

Joseph T. Collom

M, b. 7 November 1869, d. 13 April 1938
     Joseph T. Collom was born on 7 November 1869 at Geneva, Crawford Co., PA. He married Lillie Etta Gillmore, daughter of Ephriam Bradley Gillmore and Mary Emily Hunt, on 18 October 1897 at Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO. Joseph T. Collom died on 13 April 1938 at Arlington, Fairfax Co., VA, at age 68.

Children of Joseph T. Collom and Lillie Etta Gillmore

Joyce Collom

F, b. circa 1924
     Joyce Collom was born circa 1924 at District of Columbia. She was the daughter of Vance Ralph Collom and Wilma Force.

Otho Inez Collom

F, b. 18 March 1904, d. April 1981
     Note: D.A.R. Number: 492734. Otho Inez Collom was born on 18 March 1904 at Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Joseph T. Collom and Lillie Etta Gillmore. Otho Inez Collom married Lloyd T. Meeds on 15 September 1928. Otho Inez Collom died in April 1981 at age 77.

Vance Ralph Collom

M, b. 26 April 1902, d. 12 May 1989
     Vance Ralph Collom was born on 26 April 1902 at Pennsylvania. He was the son of Joseph T. Collom and Lillie Etta Gillmore. Vance Ralph Collom married Wilma Force on 30 December 1922. Vance Ralph Collom and Wilma Force were divorced before 17 February 1934; 1930 census shows Wilma's marital status "D." Vance Ralph Collom married Elizabeth Ledlum on 17 February 1934. Vance Ralph Collom died on 12 May 1989 at Nokomis, Sarasota Co., FL, at age 87.

Child of Vance Ralph Collom and Wilma Force

Elmira Collum1

F, b. circa 1815, d. 27 July 1894
     Elmira Collum was born circa 1815.1 She married Ezra K. Price, son of William Lederach Price and Hannah Keeley.1 Elmira Collum died on 27 July 1894.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 219.

Etta Colman1

F, b. March 1885
     Etta Colman was born in March 1885 at Licking Co. (probably), OH, adopted, probably Licking County, Ohio, both parents born Ohio, per 1900 census.1 She was the daughter of William T. Harrison and Lauretta A. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S1446] 1900 Federal Census, Leon County, Florida. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 172; FHL #1240172.

Pearl Mae Colman

F
     Pearl Mae Colman married Albert Oscar Bates.

Child of Pearl Mae Colman and Albert Oscar Bates

Charles Colombo

M, b. 25 June 1907, d. 1 July 1970
     Charles Colombo was born on 25 June 1907. He died on 1 July 1970 at age 63.

Ella Colony

F
     Ella Colony married Captain Henry Larimore, son of Thomas Larimore and Jemima Huddleston, in 1872.

Children of Ella Colony and Captain Henry Larimore

Betty M. Colson1

F, b. 27 September 1921
     Betty M. Colson was born on 27 September 1921 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1

Citations

  1. [S2466] 1930 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 562; FHL #2340297.

Clarence Dean Colson1

M, b. 9 July 1929, d. 6 June 2011
     Clarence Dean Colson was born on 9 July 1929 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL.1 He was the son of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1 Clarence Dean Colson married Donna Lee Hawkins, daughter of Robert Lee Hawkins and Wilma Ada Bright, on 3 February 1950 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL. Clarence Dean Colson died on 6 June 2011 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, at age 81 Obituary (findagrave.com):

Son of Halac R. Sr. and Jessie Caroline (Larimore) Colson, he married Donna Lee Hawkins on Feb. 3, 1950, in Pekin. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Janet (Don) Walker; one grandson, Robert Dean (Kimberly) Colson Jr; six granddaughters, Amber Colson, Annissa Stiles, Carrie Hammock, Rhonda Colson, Donna Walker and Katie Walker; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Ronald J. Colson and Robert Dean Colson Sr; two brothers; and two sisters.

Dean served in the United States Air Force and while in the service attended aircraft engine school, where his career in electronics began.

Following his discharge from the service, Dean started Colson's TV and Repair in Pekin. He later established Colson Radio Communications in 1950. He owned and operated Colson Radio until 2000, when his grandson assumed ownership of the company. He remained with the company as CEO until 2007, when he retired.

Along with his love for electronics, Dean had a passion for music. He played multiple instruments, but loved playing the saxophone the most. He was a part of the Dean Colson Combo and later the Dean Colson Trio. His music groups played special events throughout central Illinois for many years.

He was buried in June 2011, Cremation, Find A Grave Memorial# 71541968.

Children of Clarence Dean Colson and Donna Lee Hawkins

Citations

  1. [S2466] 1930 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 562; FHL #2340297.

Halac Colson Jr.1

M, b. circa 1913
     Halac Colson Jr. was born circa 1913 at Tazewell Co., IL.1 He was the son of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1 Halac Colson Jr. married Dorothy Hancock, daughter of Joseph Hancock, circa 1934.2 Halac Colson Jr. lived on 13 April 1940 at 1912 Court Street, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL.2

Citations

  1. [S2466] 1930 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 562; FHL #2340297.
  2. [S2467] 1940 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 895.

Halac R. Colson

M, b. 15 September 1887, d. 26 April 1972
     Halac R. Colson was born on 15 September 1887 at Moultrie Co., IL. He was the son of Preston Colson and Rhoda M. Bennett. Halac R. Colson married Jessie Caroline Larimore, daughter of Andrew Jackson Larimore and Caroline Anthony, on 2 October 1911 at Peoria, Peoria Co., IL. Halac R. Colson died on 26 April 1972 at Tazewell Co., IL, at age 84. He was buried in April 1972 at Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 76943289.

Children of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore

Citations

  1. [S2058] 1920 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 410.
  2. [S2466] 1930 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 562; FHL #2340297.

Helen Louise Colson1

F, b. 28 January 1919, d. 7 October 2001
     Helen Louise Colson was born on 28 January 1919 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1 Helen Louise Colson married Virgil Wayne Watkins, son of Asa E. Watkins and Edith Mae Skaggs, on 21 September 1940 at Davenport, Scott Co., IA. Helen Louise Colson died on 7 October 2001 at Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL, at age 82. She was buried in October 2001 at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 167683209.

Citations

  1. [S2058] 1920 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 410.

Preston Colson

M, b. 19 February 1847, d. 1 December 1932
     Preston Colson was born on 19 February 1847 at Shelby Co., IL. He married Rhoda M. Bennett on 18 June 1871 at Shelby Co., IL. Preston Colson died on 1 December 1932 at Shelby Co., IL, at age 85 Preston Colson, retired farmer and one of Windsor's oldest residents, died about 8:15 o’clock Wednesday evening at the family home. Death was due to infirmities of age. The funeral will be conducted at 11 o’clock Saturday morning from the Christian Church, with Rev. L. Z. Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Ash Grove Cemetery, southeast of Windsor. Mr. Colson was born Feb. 19, 1847. He spent most of his life in the Gays, Ash Grove and Windsor communities, engaging in farming most of the time. His wife, Mrs. Rhoda Bennett Colson, whom he married on June 18, 1871, died about a year ago. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Bart Sexton, who has taken care of him since Mrs. Colson's death, and a foster son, Hal Colson of Pekin. Miss Minnie Bolin and John Bolin, both of Gays, are niece and nephew. Windsor - 2 Dec 1932.

He was buried in December 1932 at Cochrans Grove Cemetery, Windsor, Shelby Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 58270587.

Child of Preston Colson and Rhoda M. Bennett

Rhoda I. Colson1

F, b. 25 November 1911, d. 27 November 1922
     Rhoda I. Colson was born on 25 November 1911 at Delavan, Tazewell Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1 Rhoda I. Colson died on 27 November 1922 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, at age 11. She was buried in November 1922 at Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 80304254.

Citations

  1. [S2058] 1920 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 410.

Robert Dean Colson Sr.

M, b. 5 October 1951, d. 5 April 1999
     Robert Dean Colson Sr. was born on 5 October 1951 at Peoria, Peoria Co., IL. He was the son of Clarence Dean Colson and Donna Lee Hawkins. Robert Dean Colson Sr. died on 5 April 1999 at Clinton, Clinton Co., IA, at age 47 Obituary (findagrave.com):

on of Clarence Dean and Donna Lee Hawkins Colson, he married Leilani A. "Lonnie" Cunningham on July 27, 1974, in Pekin. She survives.

Also surviving are his parents; one son, Robert Jr; two daughters, Amber Colson and Mrs. Jesse (Annissa) Stiles; one sister, Mrs. Don (Janet) Walker; his grandmother, Wilma Hawkins; and three grandchildren including, Clinton Colson, whom he helped raise.

One brother preceded him in death.

He worked for 27 years for the Union Pacific Railroad, where he worked the last 23 years as an engineer.

He was buried in April 1999 at Fond du Lac Cemetery, East Peoria, Tazewell Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 55868208.

Robert E. Colson1

M, b. 28 December 1915, d. 2 January 2000
     Robert E. Colson was born on 28 December 1915 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL.1 He was the son of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1 Robert E. Colson married Alberta (?) on 23 August 1941. Robert E. Colson was buried in January 2000 at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 109514366. He died on 2 January 2000 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, at age 84 Obituary (findagrave.com):

PEKIN, IL - Robert Edward Colson, 84, died at 9:57 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, at Pekin Hospital.

Born Dec. 28, 1915, in Pekin to Halac R. and Jesse C. Larimore Colson, he married Alberta Mae Stone on Aug. 23, 1941, in Pekin. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Colleen (and Ivan) Martin of East Peoria, one sister, Helen Watkins of Manito, one brother, Dean Colson of Manito, five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Two sisters and one brother preceded him in death.

He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of William Schaefer American Legion Post 44.

He was a route salesman for more than 40 years, last working for Butternut in Pekin.

He was a member of the Empire Lodge 126, AF&AM.

He also was a member of the First Christian Church in Pekin.

Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens.

Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Monday, January 3, 2000.

Citations

  1. [S2058] 1920 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 410.

Ronald Jay Colson

M, d. 16 September 1950
     Ronald Jay Colson was the son of Clarence Dean Colson and Donna Lee Hawkins. Ronald Jay Colson died on 16 September 1950. He was buried in September 1950 at Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 80304354.

Beartelia Colton

F
     Beartelia Colton married Lewis Lippens.

Child of Beartelia Colton and Lewis Lippens

Donald Thomas Colton

M, b. 29 March 1908, d. 25 July 1971
     Donald Thomas Colton was born on 29 March 1908 at Iowa. He was the son of Lawrence Colton and Elizabeth Fischer.1 Donald Thomas Colton married Opal E. Honts, daughter of Harry Honts and Sarah Alice Lord, on 24 September 1934. Donald Thomas Colton died on 25 July 1971 at Louisa Co., IA, at age 63 Dates per SSDI, last residence Columbus Junction. He was buried in 1971 at Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA, Find A Grave Memorial# 6964755.

Child of Donald Thomas Colton and Opal E. Honts

Citations

  1. [S3233] 1910 Federal Census, Louisa County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 411; FHL #1374424.

Lawrence Colton1

M, b. 23 March 1882, d. 10 December 1956
     Lawrence Colton was born on 23 March 1882 at Iowa.1 He married Elizabeth Fischer circa 1906.1 Lawrence Colton died on 10 December 1956 at age 74. He was buried in December 1956 at Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA, Find A Grave Memorial# 6976500.

Child of Lawrence Colton and Elizabeth Fischer

Citations

  1. [S3233] 1910 Federal Census, Louisa County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 411; FHL #1374424.

Lou Colton1

F, b. circa 1886, d. after April 1940
     Lou Colton was born circa 1886 at Indiana.1 She married Clarence W. Leak on 24 November 1908 at Knox Co., IN. Lou Colton died after April 1940.

Child of Lou Colton and Clarence W. Leak

Citations

  1. [S3096] 1940 Federal Census, Knox County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1060.

Ronald Eugene Colton

M, b. 16 April 1935, d. 6 April 1936
     Ronald Eugene Colton was born on 16 April 1935 at Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA. He was the son of Donald Thomas Colton and Opal E. Honts. Ronald Eugene Colton died on 6 April 1936 at Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA. He was buried in April 1936 at Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa Co., IA, Findagrave #6976516.

Frank H. Colver1

M, b. 16 July 1865, d. 26 February 1914
     Frank H. Colver was born on 16 July 1865 at Marion Co., IL.2,3 He was the son of Thomas Colver and Lucetta Harley.1 Frank H. Colver married Sarah Annettie Thompson, daughter of Aaron Thompson and Isabel M. Campbell, on 18 January 1894 at Menard Co., IL. Frank H. Colver lived on 7 June 1900 at Petersburg, Menard Co., IL, Railroad agent.3 He lived on 16 April 1910 at 232 High Street, Carlinville, Macoupin Co., IL, Railroad agent.4 He died on 26 February 1914 at Carlinville, Macoupin Co., IL, at age 48. He was buried in 1914 at Carlinville City Cemetery, Carlinville, Macoupin Co., IL, Findagrave #91988227.

Child of Frank H. Colver and Sarah Annettie Thompson

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 212.
  2. [S568] 1870 Federal Census, Marion County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 253; FHL #545752.
  3. [S4743] 1900 Federal Census, Menard County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 329; FHL #1240329.
  4. [S3772] 1910 Federal Census, Macoupin County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T624, Roll 308; FHL #1374321.

John Raymond Colver1

M, b. 25 June 1897, d. 19 June 1973
     John Raymond Colver was born on 25 June 1897 at Menard Co. (probably), IL.1 He was the son of Frank H. Colver and Sarah Annettie Thompson.1 John Raymond Colver married Gladys Irwin Jones, daughter of Rev. William F. Jones and Kate Irwin, on 29 June 1922 at Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL. John Raymond Colver lived on 4 April 1940 at 2225 Winnemac Avenue, Chicago, Cook Co., IL, Pharmaceutical salesman.2 He died on 19 June 1973 at age 75. He was buried in June 1973 at Mayfield Memorial Park Cemetery, Carlinville, Macoupin Co., IL, Findagrave #104850703.

Child of John Raymond Colver and Gladys Irwin Jones

Citations

  1. [S4743] 1900 Federal Census, Menard County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 329; FHL #1240329.
  2. [S2932] 1940 Federal Census, Cook County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 787.

Nancy Colver1

F, b. 9 October 1925, d. 3 January 2011
     Nancy Colver was born on 9 October 1925 at Illinois.1 She was the daughter of John Raymond Colver and Gladys Irwin Jones.1
Note: Arrival, passenger on American Airlines Flight #52. Nancy Colver died on 3 January 2011 at age 85 per SSDI, last residence New York City.

Citations

  1. [S2932] 1940 Federal Census, Cook County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 787.

Thomas Colver1

M, b. circa 1812
     Thomas Colver was born circa 1812 at Pennsylvania.2 He married Lucetta Harley, daughter of David Harley and Sarah Urner, on 20 July 1860 at Maron Co., IL.1 Thomas Colver lived on 3 June 1870 at P.O. Salem, Marion Co., IL, Undertaker.2

Child of Thomas Colver and Lucetta Harley

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 212.
  2. [S568] 1870 Federal Census, Marion County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 253; FHL #545752.

Alexander Colvert1

M, b. circa 1825
     Alexander Colvert was born circa 1825 at Indiana.1 He married Martha Ann W. Poyner on 30 September 1847 at Fountain Co., IN.

Child of Alexander Colvert and Martha Ann W. Poyner

Citations

  1. [S1455] 1860 Federal Census, Fountain County, Indiana. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 258; FHL #803258.