Ollie May Bell Houk1

F, b. January 1881, d. 10 March 1942
Ollie May Bell Houk|b. Jan 1881\nd. 10 Mar 1942|p1077.htm|Jacob C. Houk|b. 19 Sep 1848\nd. 9 Dec 1926|p1068.htm|Rachel Anna Wagaman|b. 1 Feb 1850\nd. 5 Dec 1943|p1071.htm|Jacob Houk|b. 9 Apr 1818\nd. 9 Apr 1888|p1060.htm|Sarah A. Ungrer|b. 19 Jan 1819\nd. 20 Feb 1901|p1061.htm|Christian Wagerman||p1072.htm|Rebecca (--?--)||p1073.htm|
     Ollie was born in January 1881 at Payne, Paulding County, Ohio.2 She was the daughter of Jacob C. Houk and Rachel Anna Wagaman. She married Alonzo L. Radenbaugh at Payne, Paulding County, Ohio, on 4 June 1902.3 Ollie died on 10 March 1942 at Liepsic, Putnam County, Ohio, at age 61. Mann is
excelled by none as having a better and more faithful record.
Joseph E. Mann was born in Preble Township, Adams County,
December 13, 1845, and was the son of Joseph and Sarah Mann.
He spent his entire life in this county and was one of the
principal factors in its development. In 1870 he was united in
marriage to Miss Louisa Kiess, also of Adams County. To this
union were born nine children, all of whom, with the mother,
are surviving. They being Mrs. William Archbold, Mrs. Louella
Vance, Mrs. J. C. Grandstaff of Preble, Mrs. Nettie Singleton,
and Verna, John, Edward, Harlan W., Robert J., and Frank C.
now at Rochester, Minnesota. Besides the immediate family, Mr.
Mann is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Albert Butler, and
Mrs. Susan Narhwald of Fort Wayne and Mrs. Rachel Strieb of
Mansfield, Ohio. Also one aunt, Mrs. Slena (sic) Seymour, of
Cleveland, Ohio. Although Mr. Mann has not enjoyed the best of
health for the past several years, he was not taken seriously
ill until about three weeks ago. The case was diagnosed as
cancer of the liver and kidneys and his condition grew
gradually worse until death relieved him at 6:00 o'clock last
evening. The funeral cortege will leave the home at 1:00
o'clock Thursday afternoon and the services will be held at
the Methodist Church in this city at 2:00 o'clock. Interment
will be made in Maplewood Cemetery.


Box 705 File 1384 Estate of Joseph E. Mann Filed August 11, 1914
In the Adams Circuit Court, term 1915, Louisa Mann, executrix of
the estate brings the last will and testament, that the decedent
died on the 3rd of August 1914 at Adams County, Indiana. The
Legatees named in said will are as follows: Louisa A. Mann,
widow; Harlow Mann, son; John E. Mann, son; Robert Mann, son;
Frank Mann, son; Isora Archibold, daughter; Lulu Vance, daughter;
Ethel Grandstaff, daughter; Nettie Singleton, daughter; Verna
Mann, daughter.
The last will and testament of Joseph E. Mann.
In the name of the benevolent father of all, I, Joseph E. Mann,
of Adams County, Indiana, being of sound mind, do make and
publish this, my last will and testament, hereby revoking any and
all former wills by me made.
1. It is my will, and I direct that all my just debts and funeral
expenses be first paid out of my personal estate of which I may
die siezed.
2. After the payment of my Just debts and funeral expenses, I
give, divise and bequeath all the residue of my personal estate
of which I may die siezed to my beloved wife Louisa Mann and in
case of my said wife's death before my death, then any and al
personal property of which I may die siezed I give, devise and
bequeath to my children John Mann, Harlo Mann, Frank Mann, Harlo
Mann, Izora Archbold, Lulu Vance, Ethel Grandstaff, Nettie
Singleton and Verna Mann to have and to hold said personal
property share and share alike.
3. I give, devise and bequeath all my real estate to which I may
die siezed to my wife Louisa Mann, she to have and hold the same
for and during her natural life. I give, devise and bequeath to
my son Robert Mann, subject to the life estate of my wife
therein, the following described real estate in Adams County,
Indiana now owned by me. Commencing at the northwest corner of
east half of southwest quarter of Sec. 19, Twp. 28 North range
14 east, thence 110 rods and 13 links, thence south 58 and 2/11
rods, thence west 110 rods and 13 links, thence north 58 and 2/11
rods to the place of beginning' containing 40 acres of land.
Subject however to the following conditions: that my said son
Robert shall pay to each of my daughters, Izora Archbold, Lulu
Vance, Ethel Grandstaff, Nettie Singleton, and Verna Mann the sum
of $180.00. Said sum of $180.00 shall be payable to each of my
said daughters within 2 years after the death of my said wife and
in case my wife should not survive me then on or before two years
after my death said sum to be without interest until due and to
be a lien on the land in this item set out.
5. I give, devise and bequeath to my son Frank Mann subject to
the life estate of my wife therein the following described real
estate in Adams County, Indiana now owned by me, to wit:
Commencing at a point 58 2/11 rods south of the northwest corner
of the east half of the southwest quarter of sec. 19, Twp. 28
north Range 14 east, thence east 110 rods and 13 links, thence
west 58 2/11 Rods, thence west 110 rods and 13 links, thence
north 58 2/11 rods to the place of beginning containing 40 acres
of land. (Subject to certain conditions).
6. Bequeaths to son John Mann the following real estate:
Commnencing at a point 116 4/11 rods south of the northwest
corner of the east half of the southwest quarter of section
19, Township 28 North Range 14 east etc. Bequeaths more land1
to Harlo Mann and additional land to other heirs. Will dated
10 June 1910.

M.D.M.D.(Company E, Twenty-third Indiana Infantry Mrs. Birdie Houk, 81, Saratoga, died Saturday, February 4, 1978 at 10:30 a.m. at the University Heights Hospital, Indianapolis.
Mrs. Houk was born in Randolph County and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of the Saratoga Methodist Church.
Surviving are three sons, Rev. Leroy Houk of Indianapolis, James Houk of Union City and Charles Houk of Decatur; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Swindell of Carlos and John Swindell of Hagerstown; one sister, Martha Conwell of Hagerstown.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Walker Funeral Home, Winchester, with the Rev. Merrill Hartman officiating. Burial will be in the Fountain Park Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. 4299 2160 1T0 8ù Mrs. May H. Wickersham, 93, resident of Friends Fellowship Community, Richmond, died Friday evening, Aug. 31, 1984 at the center, following an extended illness.
Mrs. Wickersham was a native of Randolph County, was a former teacher and former employee of the YWCA, Richmond. She was a member of the Central United Methodist Church, Richmond. She was the widow of Dr. Ernest J. Wickersham, former minister of the Asbury Methodist Church, Portland, who died in 1953. Wickersham was also former district superintendent of the Richmond district of Methodist Churches.
Surviving are one son, Henry E. Wickersham of Richmond; one daughter, Mrs. Arlie (Margaret) Sommer of St. Marys, Ohio; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Doan and Mills Funeral Home, Richmond. Burial was in the Fountain Park Cemetery, Winchester. 3 4311 2166 1T_ George W. Houk, 63, died Sunday morning at the Union City Memorial hospital after a two weeks illness. He resided on Ridgeville route 3, seven miles north and east of Winchester. He was born in Winchester April 1, 1894, the son of William and Sarah Houk. His mother died January 23, 1957.
Mr. Houk was an inspector at the Union City Westinghouse plant, a farmer and a carpenter. He was a member of the Clear Creek Congregational Christian church.
Survivors include the widow, Birdie; three sons, Rev. Leroy Houk of Newton, James of Union City route 2, and Charles of Decatur; two brothers, David of Albany and Everett of Castro, Calif; three sisters, Mrs. Chester Baird and Miss Nellie Houk, both of Dayton Ohio, and Mrs. E. J. Wickersham of Union City; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Maynard and Walker mortuary in Winchester in charge of Rev. Leo McKinley, assisted by Rev. Gerald Grove. Burial will be in Fountain Park cemetery.1,4h county native, died Saturday morning at Reid Memorial hospital. He was an employee of the Indiana State Highway Department. Mr. Swindell was a native of Carlos and also had lived at Cambridge City.
Survivors include four daughters, 15 grandchildren, three brothers, C. W. Swindell and Robert Swindell, both of Carlos, and John Swindell of Hagerstown, and two sisters, Mrs. Martha Conwell and Mrs. Bertie Hauk (sic), both of Hagerstown.
Services and burial took place Monday afternoon at Cambridge City.
b Charles William (BIll) Swindell, 61, Carlos, died at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, January 31, 1976, at the Reid Memorial hospital, Richmond, following a brief illness.
Mr. Swindell was a lifetime resident of Carlos and was a veteran of World War II. He was the owner and operator of Swindell's Grocery and was also postmaster at the Carlos Post Office. He was a member of the Carlos Congregational Christian church.
Surviving are the widow, Marcile; one son, Terry, at home; one daughter, Mrs. William (Rebecca) Irish of Warren, O; one granddaughter; two sisters, Mrs. Birdie Houk of Saratoga and Mrs. Martha Conwell of Hagerstown; two brothers, Thomas Robert Swindell of Carlos and John Swindell of Hagerstown; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Carlos Congregational Christian church with the Rev. Ned Wysong and the Rev. LeRoy Houk officiating. Burial will be in the Glenhaven Memorial Gardens, south of Richmond.
Friends may call at the Thomas funeral home, Lynn from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and at the church one hour before the services Tuesday. 4335 2184gerstown; two brothers, Thomas Robert Swindell of Carlos and Joh. Her body was interred in 1942 at Payne, Paulding County, Ohio, Wiltsie Cemetery.1,5
     After the death of her husband, Ollie and her mother lived together in Lima, Allen Co., OH until the death of Ollie, following a 5-week illness. Ollie was listed as a daughter in Jacob C. Houk's household on the 1900 Census at Benton Twp., Paulding County, Ohio.2 She resided at Lima, Allen County, Ohio,.1

Children of Ollie May Bell Houk and Alonzo L. Radenbaugh

Citations

  1. [S117] Jr.-Christina Shepherd Henry Houk, family group work sheet.
  2. [S574] U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Twelfth Census of the U.S., 1900: Popluation Schedule, Micro-publication T623, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 1312, Benton Twp., Paulding Co., Ohio, SD 4, ED 39, SH 11A, LN 6, hh. 206, fam. 209.
  3. [S609] Alonzo Radenbaugh, Ollie M. Houk.
  4. [S344] Theodore W. Houk, Houk Family Bulletin, November 1962, Vol. I, No. 4, p. 16.
  5. [S344] Theodore W. Houk, Houk Family Bulletin, August 1963, Vol. II, No. 1, p. 41.