Ida (Marsh) Kier
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Ida Melissa (Marsh) Kier (1863 - 1940)

Ida Melissa Kier formerly Marsh
Born in Brush Creek Township, Wayne, Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 21 Sep 1879 in Gentry, Missouri, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Stanberry, Gentry, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Jun 2015 | Last significant change: 28 Sep 2020
17:05: Jeanette (Hoskins) Wolfe edited the Primary Photo for Ida Melissa (Marsh) Kier (1863-1940). [Thank Jeanette for this]
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Ida raised 8 children from her garden, feedsacks and hand me downs. A devout Christian, her Bible was always by her bed. Throughout the Great Depression she mended socks, created bib overalls, dresses and aprons from fabric scraps and feedsacks, as well as feeding from her huge garden the "little Texas" neighborhood in Stanberry.

  • Fact: Residence (1880) Huggins, Gentry, Missouri, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1900) ED 83 Cooper Township Stanberry city Ward 1-4, Gentry, Missouri, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1910) Cooper Twp Ward 4, , Missouri
  • Fact: Residence (1920) Cooper, Gentry, Missouri, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1930) Gentry, Missouri
  • Fact: Burial High Ridge Cemetery, Stanberry, Gentry, Missouri, United States


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