YODER Family

First Generation

1. Jacob D1 Yoder was born in Pennsylvania February 26, 1847. Jacob died January 23, 1939 in Kansas, at 91 years of age. Burial: Monitor Church of the Brethren McPherson, McPherson Co, Kansas

He married Sarah unknown 1868. Sarah was born May 15, 1845. Sarah died March 2, 1914 in Kansas, at 68 years of age. Burial: Monitor Church of the Brethren McPherson, McPherson Co, Kansas In the 1880 census Hayes, Mcpherson, Kansas page 384, Jacob (age 32) is recorded with his wife Sarah (age 34), Joseph (age 12), Mary (age 10), Elmer (age 8), and Ira (age 2). All births are recorded as PA. Jacob is a farmer.

In the 1900 census Hayes Twp, McPherson Co Kansas page 80, Jake (age 53) is recorded with his wife Sarah (age 55), Laura (age 19), Willie (age 17), and Ira (age 11). They have been married for 32 years and have had 3 children. Jake is noted as a farmer.

Jacob D Yoder and Sarah unknown had the following children:

child 2 i. Joseph J2 Yoder was born in Somerset Co, PA November 24, 1868.

child 3 ii. Mary E Yoder was born in Somerset Co, PA December 26, 1870.

child 4 iii. Elmer Ellsworth Yoder was born in Somerset Co, PA February 19, 1873. Elmer died March 5, 1937 McPherson Co, KS, at 64 years of age. Burial: Monitor Church of the Brethren McPherson, McPherson Co, Kansas He married Olive Rothrock McPherson Co, KS, April 6, 1899.

Olive was born in New Stark, Hancock Co, Ohio June 3, 1874. Olive died January 27, 1940 McPherson Co, KS, at 65 years of age. Burial: Monitor Church of the Brethren McPherson, McPherson Co, Kansas n the 1920 census Hayes Twp, McPherson Co, Kansas page 63, Elmer (age 46), is recorded with Olive (age 45), Loretta (age 19), Wave (age 17), Royal (age 12) and Russel (age 8). Elmer is noted as a farmer. Living nest door is Harry Murrey (age 40) his brother-in-law and his family.

child 5 iv. Ira Daniel Yoder was born in Somerset Co, PA June 10, 1878.

child 6 v. Laura Jane Yoder was born McPherson Co, KS January 28, 1881. Laura died November 8, 1968 in Kansas, at 87 years of age. Burial: McPherson Cemetery McPherson, McPherson Co, Kansas She married Harry Murrey about 1905.

Harry was born Iowa December 21, 1879. (Additional notes for Harry Murrey(5738)) Harry died January 28, 1967 in Kansas, at 87 years of age. Burial: McPherson Cemetery McPherson, McPherson Co, Kansas (See Harry Murrey for the continuation of this line.)

child 7 vi. William H Yoder was born in Conway, McPherson Co, Kansas January 1883.

child 8 vii. Ira Yoder was born McPherson Co, KS June 1888.

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