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Walter A. WOODIN
Mary Catherine STRAUB
Ardella Leona HURLESS
Sarah E. DIXON
Husband:  Walter A. WOODIN / WOODEN
Birth:  1864, Eagle Point, Ogle Co., IL
Death:  26 Jan 1932, Polo, Ogle Co., IL
Father:  Hiram WOODIN (1837-1917)
Mother:  Sarah Ann JENKINS (1846-1913)
Marriage-1:  5 Oct 1891, Carroll Co., IL
Wife-1:  Mary Catherine / Maria Catharina "Katie" STRAUB
Birth:  1868, IL
Death:  Ogle Co., IL
Father:  William H. STRAUB
Mother:  Lydia Ellen GRAMLEY
Marriage-2:  15 Nov 1894, Carroll Co., IL
Wife-2:  Ardella Leona "Della" HURLESS
Birth:  6 Dec 1871, Whiteside Co., IL
Death:  26 Feb 1920, Eagle Point, Ogle Co., IL
Disposition:  buried South Elkhorn Cemetery, Carroll Co., IL
Father:  Abner Ramage HURLESS (1829-1907)
Mother:  Elizabeth KILMER (1839-1882)
Marriage-3:  9 Oct 1920, Hazelhurst, Carroll Co., IL
Wife-3:  Hononra "Nora" MITCHELL
Birth:  12 Feb 1865, Fulton, Whiteside Co., IL
Death:  3 Mar 1929, Polo, Ogle Co., IL
Other Spouse:  m1. 27 Oct 1885, Isaac HURLESS (1853-1910), brother of Ardella
Father:  Thomas MITCHELL
Mother:  Mary __?__
Wife-4:  Sarah E. DIXON
Birth:  1871, IL
Child with Katie STRAUB:
1.  Charles T. "Charley / Charlie" WOODIN - STRAUB, b. Sep 1886, IL

Charlie was apparently raised by and adopted by his maternal grandparents because, while his surname was WOODEN in the 1900 census, it was STRAUB in the 1910 and 1920 censuses.

Children with Della HURLESS:
2.  Archibald H. WOODIN, b. 24 Oct 1897, Eagle Point, Ogle Co., IL; d. 9 Jul 1929, Freeport, Stephenson Co., IL
3.  R. Rex WOODIN, b. 21 Jan 1903, Polo, Ogle Co., IL; d. 31 Jan 1998, Polo, Ogle Co., IL
Children with Nora MITCHELL:
Children with Sarah DIXON:
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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

3a.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #8 of 11):  Eagle Point Twp., Ogle Co., IL, Roll T624_314, p. 4B, SN 4B, SD 4, ED 64, enumerated 22/25 Apr 1910
87 88
Woodin Walter 45 M2 15 IL IL IL Eng Farmer General farm Emp _ _ Y Y _ r _ F 71
______ Ardella 38 M1 15 3 3 IL OH OH Eng None Y Y
______ Archie R Son M 12 IL IL IL Eng NONe Y Y Y
______ Rex R Son M 7 IL IL IL _ None _ _ Y
Hurless Melissa Sis-in-law  F 50  IL OH OH Eng None Y Y _

3b.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #15 of 20):  Coffin's Grove Twp., Delaware Co., IA, Roll T623_428, p. 27A, SN 3, SD 8, ED 75, enumerated 2 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28
148 149 Straub William Head W M Jan 1844 56 M 26     PA PA PA Farmer 0   Y Y Y R F 136
    ______ Ellin Wife W F Apr 1845 55 M 26 9 7 PA PA PA Keeping House     Y Y Y      
    ______ Henry Son W M Jan 1879 21 S       IL PA PA Farm labor 0   Y Y Y      
    ______ Coerina? Dau W F Aug 1880 19 S       IL PA PA       Y Y Y      
    ______ Willie Son W M Jun 1883 16 S       IL PA PA Farm labor ? 8 Y Y Y      
    ______ Ellie Dau W F Jun 1887 12 S       IL PA PA     8 Y Y Y      
    Wooden Charley GSon W M Sep 1886 13 S       IL IL PA At School   8 Y Y Y      
William & Ellen STRAUB are the parents of our subject's first wife, Mary Catherine STRAUB.

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