Third Generation

19. Mahlon Zimri3 Bales (Lewis2, Jacob1)(150) was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa November 19, 1869. Mahlon died November 22, 1946 in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa, at 77 years of age.

He married Lottie O Stephens in Dallas Co, Iowa, 1894. Lottie was born Iowa November 12, 1875. Lottie(151) was the daughter of Albert Spencer Stephens and Sarah E Haag. Lottie died about 1915 in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa. In the 1900 census Linn Twp Dallas Co Iowa page 121, Mahlon (age 29?) is recorded with his wife Lottie (age ??), Ester (age 5), Arta (age 2) and Mahlin (age 7m). They have been married for 5 years and have 3 children. No occupation was given. They are recorded just 2 doors away from Levi Godown.

In the 1910 census Linn Twp Dallas Co Iowa page 127, Mahlon (age 40) is recorded with his wife Lottie (age 34), Ester (age 15), Arta (age 13), Mac (age 10), Mark (age 8), Phill (age 6), and Albert (age 1y2m). They have been married for 15 years and have 6 children. Mahlon is a farmer.

In the 1920 census Linn Twp Dallas Co Iowa page , Mahlon (age 50, widow) is recorded with Ester (age 25), Arta (age 22), Mac (age 20), Mark (age 18), Phill (age 16), and Albert (age 10). Mahlon is a farmer.

In the 1930 census Linn Twp Dallas Co Iowa page 272, Mahlon (age 60, widow) is recorded with Mac (age 20), Mark (age 28), Phillip (age 26), and Albert (age 21). Mahlon is a farmer.

Mahlon Zimri Bales and Lottie O Stephens had the following children:

child 21 i. Esther A4 Bales(152) was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa December 5, 1894. Esther died July 1984 in Perry, Dallas Co, IA, at 89 years of age. She married Lawrence Conaway in Dallas Co, Iowa, 1920. Dick was born in Colorado December 20, 1890. (Additional notes for Lawrence Conaway(153)) Dick died July 1973 in Dallas Co, Iowa, at 82 years of age. (See Lawrence Conaway for the continuation of this line.)

child 22 ii. Arta Consuelo Bales(154) was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa July 27, 1897. Arta died July 1982 Muscatine, Muscatine Co, IA, at 84 years of age. Buried at West Linn Cemetery, Linden, Dallas Co, Iowa She married William Jennings Bryan Godown about 1920.

William was born in Linden, Dallas Co, IA October 7, 1896. William(155) was the son of John William Godown and Sarah Ann Crouse. William died 1954 Iowa, at 57 years of age. Died in a car accident Buried at West Linn Cemetery, Linden, Dallas Co, Iowa (See William Jennings Bryan Godown for the continuation of this line.)

child 23 iii. Mahlon Bales was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa October 16, 1899.

child 24 iv. Mark Bales was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa October 4, 1901. Mark died May 1983 in Polk Co, Iowa, at 81 years of age. He married Oma unknown about 1935. Oma was born about 1902. (Additional notes for Oma unknown(156))

child 25 v. Phillip Bales was born in Linn Twp, Dallas Co Iowa 1904. He married Helen Williamson. Helen was born about 1904.

child 26 vi. Albert L Bales (still alive).

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