Emmaletta Ann Colwell

Emmaletta Ann Colwell
b: 15 APR 1876
d: 27 SEP 1962
Biography
Emmaletta was a wonderful mother and grandmother and a real LADY.Everything was done well and socially correct. Meals were served soproperly and beautifully. She was very close to her children. Even in1942 when I was introduced to the family, 'Gram' was still grieving thedeath of her daughter Helen who died in 1918. She was especially fond ofgrandson Richard because of his red hair [Helen had beautiful red hair].Gram lived near Marian for many years and was very helpful to her. Shetaught Marian to be an excellent homemaker and mother. 'Gram', Marianand Madeline often shopped and went to lunch together. 'Gram' gave Dickand me a beautiful cut glass celery boat that I have treasured foryears.
In a letter from 'Gram ' dated January 26, 1962, 2214 Emerson AvenueSo., Minneapolis, Minnesota she wrote:
Dear Dickie, Arline and Boys, A few lines that should have been writtenlong ago but my hands and arms are so lame and stiff its hard to hold apen. I think of you so often and do hope you can come home to see methis summer. I want to thank you so much for the lovely gown it came injust right being so soft and so easy to get into. I got another one muchlike it and shall enjoy them a lot. Thanks again and again. I was upand dressed Wednesday for the first time in months. Barbara cameyesterday and cut and fixed my hair up and today I am quite lame. I havean elastic support over my left knee and that helps me to walk better.So maybe I can be up and around some more. Jim and I shure enjoyed youryearly log and how nice it sounds to hear of a family that do thingstogether as so many fathers and mothers don't do that nowadays. So gladyou had the nice trip and visited Dale and Dellie. Well darlins I can'twrite any more now but try and read this. I know its awful. Jim saysthanks so much for the lovely sox and come and see us. Best love and Godbless you all, Grandmother oxoxoxo P. S. Barbara was up yesterday withher children. They are shure beautiful little girls, sing and dance, andas you may know full of the old nick. They shure love their grandmotherMarian and does she love them. Best love again, Gram.

On September 27, 1962 she died. Death was due to cardio vascularthrombosis and embolus/recent amputation left leg
Death certificate #4560, Burial certificate # 4438.
Facts
  • 15 APR 1876 - Birth - ; Boone County , Iowa
  • 27 SEP 1962 - Death - ; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Ancestors
   
George W. Colwell
ABT. 1823 - UNKNOWN
 
 
William Mathias Colwell
21 FEB 1852 - 1935
  
  
  
Nancy Jane Cline
19 NOV 1829 - 13 FEB 1922
 
Emmaletta Ann Colwell
15 APR 1876 - 27 SEP 1962
  
 
  
William Preston Berry
2 MAR 1817 - 19 APR 1874
 
 
Margaret Melinda Berry
25 OCT 1850 - 25 NOV 1939
  
  
  
Drucilla Wilcox
16 APR 1821 - 4 SEP 1854
 
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) William Mathias Colwell
Birth21 FEB 1852Indiana
Death1935 Sioux City, Iowa at the home of his daughter Katie Comstock
Marriage23 FEB 1874to Margaret Melinda Berry at Ogden, Boone County, Iowa
FatherGeorge W. Colwell
MotherNancy Jane Cline
PARENT (F) Margaret Melinda Berry
Birth25 OCT 1850Boone County, Iowa
Death25 NOV 1939 Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Marriage23 FEB 1874to William Mathias Colwell at Ogden, Boone County, Iowa
Marriage23 APR 1868to Alexander D. Jenkins at Odgen, Boone County, Iowa
FatherWilliam Preston Berry
MotherDrucilla Wilcox
CHILDREN
FEmmaletta Ann Colwell
Birth15 APR 1876Boone County , Iowa
Death27 SEP 1962Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Marriage29 NOV 1894to Wallace W. Throckmorton
FKatie Mandana Colwell
Birth10 JAN 1875Boone County , Iowa
DeathSioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Marriage8 DEC 1890to George A. Comstock at Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
MWilliam Alva Colwell
Birth2 AUG 1877Boone County , Iowa
Death2 AUG 1877Died in infancy
FMartha Ellen Colwell
Birth21 JAN 1880Boone County , Iowa
Death7 MAY 1945Colton, San Bernardino County, California
Marriage30 JUL 1902to William Henry Richards at Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
FAlmeada Grace Colwell
Birth2 JAN 1882Paddock, Holt County, Nebraska
Death10 JUN 1968Colton, San Bernardino County, California
MarriageABT. 1927to Charles S. Riggs at Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa or Lawson, Iowa
FLillian Margaret Colwell
Birth11 JUN 1884Paddock, Holt County, Nebraska
Death20 MAR 1981Bell, Los Angeles, California
Marriage3 JUN 1904to Edward E. Thornton at Sandstone, Minnesota
FSarah Josephine Colwell
Birth1 APR 1887Paddock, Holt County, Nebraska
Death11 DEC 1981Colton,San Bernardina County, California
Marriage13 AUG 1905to Charles E. Wilcox
MMarion Albert Colwell
Birth14 MAR 1888Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Death1888Died in infancy
MAnthony Robert Colwell
Birth1 AUG 1890Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Death23 APR 1956Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Marriage23 APR 1956to Lillian Hartley at Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Wallace W. Throckmorton
Birth29 SEP 1867Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa
DeathSEP 1951 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Marriage29 NOV 1894to Emmaletta Ann Colwell
FatherJames Throckmorton
MotherAlma Adella Bradfield
PARENT (F) Emmaletta Ann Colwell
Birth15 APR 1876Boone County , Iowa
Death27 SEP 1962 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Marriage29 NOV 1894to Wallace W. Throckmorton
FatherWilliam Mathias Colwell
MotherMargaret Melinda Berry
CHILDREN
FHelen Margaret Throckmorton
Birth12 OCT 1896Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Death1918St. Paul, Minnesota - Flu epidemic
FMadaline Francis [Madge] Throckmorton
Birth12 MAR 1900Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Death1971Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
MarriageABT. 1919to Eugene Wilcox at Minneapolis, Minnesota
MWilliam James Throckmorton
Birth7 MAR 1902Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
Death1966Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
FMarian Lucille Throckmorton
Birth29 NOV 1897Sioux City, Iowa/Woodbury County [Birth Certificate]
Death28 JUL 1975St. Paul, Minnesota
Marriage20 AUG 1921to Schuyler David Kenney at St. Paul, Minnesota
Marriage4 MAR 1966to Good Hume Eachus at Salem English Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Descendancy Chart
Emmaletta Ann Colwell b: 15 APR 1876 d: 27 SEP 1962
Wallace W. Throckmorton b: 29 SEP 1867 d: SEP 1951
Helen Margaret Throckmorton b: 12 OCT 1896 d: 1918
Madaline Francis [Madge] Throckmorton b: 12 MAR 1900 d: 1971
Eugene Wilcox d: ABT. 1960
Joanne Wilcox b: 1920 d: 1985
Wallace Eugene Wilcox b: 1924 d: 7 JAN 1979
Marilyn D. Anderson d: 26 DEC 1992
William James Throckmorton b: 7 MAR 1902 d: 1966
Marian Lucille Throckmorton b: 29 NOV 1897 d: 28 JUL 1975
Schuyler David Kenney b: 4 NOV 1890 d: 24 MAR 1962
Richard Edward Kenney b: 5 SEP 1922 d: 24 DEC 1990
James Richard Kenney b: 1 AUG 1947 d: 11 SEP 1980
Melanie Homick b: 2 MAR 1945 d: 5 DEC 2009
Dale Robert Kenney b: 5 APR 1929 d: 22 JUL 1998
Dellie Thelma Waxler b: 17 SEP 1914 d: 5 FEB 2009
Barbara Ann Kenney b: 6 NOV 1937 d: 23 JUL 2004
Darwin Elwood Fatland b: 27 JUL 1936 d: 28 DEC 2004
Leonard Toyvo Marsyla b: 26 JUN 1924 d: 1994
Herbert Miller b: 20 MAR

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