George M. and Rosa Alice (Wolfe) Stout, 6 North 52 West

In 1870 Jefferson County, Indiana, George Stout is 17, with Osborn 47 and Maria 43. Orentta is 23, Fillmore 20, Olive 18, George 17, Byford 15, Thomas 14, Annie 11, Clarinda 9, Laura 6, and Bertha 1.

Rosa might be the "Allace Woolf" in 1860 Darke County, Indiana, 2, born in Illinois, with Elisha 28 Indiana and Ann 20 Ohio. Luella is newborn, born in Indiana.
She's in 1870 Indianapolis, age 13, born in Illinois, with Eli, 38 born in Indiana, a carpenter, Dolph 33 born in Ohio, Luella 11 in Indiana, Clara 9 Ohio, Ida 6 and George 4 in Indiana.

They're also in the 1870 Bloomington, Indiana census, Elihu 34, farming, Delphi A. 32, Franklin 14, Indiana, Alice 12, Illinois Luella 10, Jennie 8, Ida 5, and George 3 - the last four born in Indiana.

One tree said Alice was born November 4, 1857 in Peoria, Illinois.
In 1880 Elihu 47, and Delphi A. "Wolff" are in Jefferson County, Indiana, with Jennie 17 Ohio, Ida 14 George 12, Eddie 9, and Annie T. newborn - the last four born in Indiana.

Elihu 1832-1913 is buried in Indianapolis # 46052550, Section A. , Lot 3837 So is Mrs. Delphina Wolf # 46052608, Sec A., Lot 3836.
If you have any information on the parents of the Logan County Rosa Alice (Wolfe) Stout, please let us know.

Ida May Wolf, divorced, born August 13, 1865 in Indianapolis to Elihu Wolf and Delphi Anna Buckingham, married William Crawford in Marion, Indiana on July 16, 1913

Anna T. Wolfe and Jospeh Nevius' daughter Lavena Nevius, 17, married June 26, 1922 in Blackford, Indiana.
Anna T. 1879-1939 is bureid in Hartford City, Indiana 3 90521779.

In 1880 Jennings County, Indiana, George is farming, 27, born in Indiana, with Alice 22 born in Illinois.

1889 Jefferson County, Indiana "A. O. Stout and wife departed for Bird City on the 27th ult. to visit his son George Stout, that lives in Bird City, Cheyenne County, Kansas."

Probably another George -

In 1895 Cheyenne County, Kansas, George is 43, Alice 37, Adella 14, Ethel 13, Frankie 11, Anna 10, Laura 9, Lualla 8, Hazel 6, Bessie 3, and Osborn 1.

George proved up a quarter in 24, 4S 38W, Cheyenne County, Kansas, in 1899.
(Pleasant L. Stout had cash-claimed a quarter in 4S 39W in 1889. But this appears to be the son of Daniel and Mary Stout of Missouri)

In 1900 Cheyenne County, Kansas, George, born Nov 1852 in Indiana, married 24 years to Alice born Nov 1857 Illinois, have Ardella M. teaching school, Sept 1880, Ethel Feb 1882, Frankie Sept 1883, Olive A. March 1885, and Laura A. May 1886, all five born in Indiana. Linetta Feb 1888, Hazel July 1889, Bessie A. Sept 1891, Abraham O. Nov 1893, and Urmal J. June 1895 were born in Kansas.

In 1910 Cheyenne County, George is 57, Alice 52, Ardella M. 28 a nurse, Anna 28 a nurse, Laura A. a teacher, Luella 22 a nurse, and Hazel 20 a nurse. Bessie is 18, Osborn A. 16, and Armal 14.

1910 the Adventist Educational Messenger "Mr. and Mrs. George Stout, of Bird City, Kansas have moved to College View in order that their children may attend College this coming year. "

In 1920, George, a farm laborer, and Alice are in Logan County, with Abraham 26 a painter, and Ardella M. 37 a nurse.

In 1930, George and Alice are living on State Street in Sterling, saying they were farming. They're living with daughter Ardella M. 47, a hospital nurse.


Bessie graduated from Union College, Nebraska in 1913.

Bessie Ada Stout claimed two quarters in section 2, 6N 52W in 1920.

1921 "Bessie A. Stout is an English teacher in Redfield, South Dakota.

Bessie received an M.A. degree from the University of Nebraska in 1924.

In 1930 and 1940, Bessie is a public school teacher, living alone in San Bernardino.

Bessie married Cleveland C. Taylor on July 11, 1941, "They owned a beautiful home in Redlands, California."
"Announcements of the summer in San Bernardino, of interest to a host of friends, is that of Cleveland C. Taylor and Bessie Ada Stout, who departed on an extended honeymoon trip to the northwest before the interesting news was broadcast beyond a very limited area and to a very limited audience.
The wedding occurred July 11, and they will not be back until the middle of August, and will then be at home to their friends at the bride's beautiful home at 2509 Lincoln."

His first wife was Seheila Theresa Gergais born 1890, died April 1945 in Lynwood, California.

February 15, 1983 San Bernardino "Bessie Ada Taylor, 91, a resident of Loma Linda, died February 13, 1983. Mrs. Taylor taught in the San Bernardino schools for over 30 years, was an artist, a bookkeeper and a member of the Loma Linda University Church. Survivors Include her husband. Cleveland C. Taylor; sister, Urmal Calkins.
Services 2 pm. Thursday in Hughe Loma Linda Mortuary. Campus & Barton Rd. Interment in Montecito Memorial Park. Barton Rd and Waterman, Ioma Linda."

Bessie is buried in Loma Linda # 95847149.


In 1911 Ardella wrote an obituary for Mabel Elder, age 22, dying in Atwood, Kanss, for the Adventist Journal.

Ardella enrolled at the Union College - an Adventist school - in 1914

In 1920, George, a farm laborer, and Alice are in Logan County, with Abraham 26 a painter, and Ardella M. 37 a nurse.

Ardella May Stout claimed 40 acres in section 2, 6N 52W in 1920.

In 1930, George and Alice are living on State Street in Sterling, saying they were farmiing. They're living with daughter Ardella M. 47, a hospital nurse.

1938 Greeley, Colorado "Miss Ardella Stout of Sterling visited Mrs. George Kohler this week."

Ardella is living alone in 1940 Sterling, no occupation.

In 1920 Davidson County, Tennessee, Laura is a cafeteria employee

1921 "Laura A. Stout is proving up a claim near Sterling, Colorado."

James Gordon Rimmer, born May 12, 1886 in Southport England, married Laura Alice on January 11, 1923 at Madison, Tennessee. She was born near Comisky Indiana on May 17, 1886.

In 1930 Davidson County, James G. Rimmer is 35, born in England, with Sarah 43 born in Indiana. James R. is 4, Constance 2, and Andrew 1.
In 1940 Laura Rimmer is 44, at Madison College in Davidson County, Tennessee, married to J. H. Rimmer 54 of England.
Richard 16, Constance 12, and Andrew 11 were born in Tennessee.

James Gordon Rimmer, was born in England on May 12, 1886, and immigrated to the United States in 1911. Trained as a pharmacist, he served as head of the Madison College chemistry department for many years. In addition, Rimmer was an organist and inventor. He developed plans for an organ blower and grain grinding mill, the latter for which he obtained a patent.
Rimmer married Laura Stout in 1923 with whom he had three children. He died in 1962 after a two year illness.
Laura Stout Rimmer was born May 17, 1886, in Commiskey, Indiana. She worked for both Madison College and the affiliated sanitarium. Laura Rimmer died November 13, 1976, at her daughter’s home in Baroda, Michigan.
James Richard Rimmer was born January 7, 1926 in Madison, Tennessee. Graduating from both Madison College Academy and Southern Missionary College, he worked for Southern Publishing Association, the Madison College print shop, and Tennessee Christian Medical Center (Madison Hospital). He died January 9, 1998, in Madison, Tennessee.
Constance Helena Rimmer Tiffany was born S eptember 11, 1927 in Madison, Tennessee.
Diploma, Paradise Valley Hospital, 1951. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Education, Bachelor in Home Economic, Walla Walla College, 1954. Master of Arts, Walla Walla College, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1977.
Staff nurse Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph, Michigan. Instructor nursing New England Sanitary & Hospital, Melrose, Massachusetts. Staff nurse Walla Walla (Washington) General Hospital.
Professor emeritus Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.

Andrew Gordon Rimmer, third child of James Gordon and Laura Rimmer, was born December 14, 1928, in Madison, Tennessee. After attending various denominational and self-supporting academies, he finished his education with a degree in Industrial Arts from Southern Missionary College. After graduation in 1955, he helped found Harbert Hills Academy where he taught Bible and Industrial Arts. Andrew Rimmer unexpectedly died at his home in Savannah, Tennessee on August 29, 1993.


1910 Seventh Day Adventist newsletter 1910 " Misses Hazel and Luella Stout and Maude Butcher, also Mr. Mullinnex are at their homes on a vacation."

Luella 22, and Hazel 20, are in the 1910 census of Boulder, both nurses living at the school.

Luella was a 1911 graduate of the Boulder, Colorado School of Nursing.

This school was established in 1896 by the Seventh-Day Adventist denomination.


Abraham Osborn Stout registered for WWI in Logan County, Colorado, born Nov 8, 1894 at Bird City, Kansas.

In 1930 Abraham is a painter in San Bernardino, California, 36, with Viola A. 33. Her mother Vianna Alfonte 71 is with them.

In 1940 San Bernardino, he's 46, with wife Viola 43 born in Michigan.

May 24, 1940 "Mrs. Vienna Alfonte, for many years a prominent teacher of piano in San Bernardino, died at 4:15 a.m. yesterday in a rest home after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Alfonte was 81 years old and native of Ohio. She came to California in 1915 and to San Bernardino in 1925. She was the mother of another well-known San Bernardino musician, Mrs. A. O. Stout, of 1443 Cedar street, and was active in musical affairs until about three years ago when failing health forced her to retire.
Besides her daughter in San Bernardino, Mrs. Alfonte is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Alfred Olden, of New York City, and two brothers, J. E. Ewers, of Terra Haute, Ind., and T. E. Ewers, of South Bend, Ind. Her body will lie in state at Emerson's mortuary in Redlands from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. today and then will be sent to South Bend, Ind., for service and interment."

Abraham registered for WWII in Mesa County, Colorado, working for Ed Gallington,.

He died April 8, 1971 in Ventura County.

Abraham 1893-1971 is buried in Camarillo, California # 77759063, with Viola Ewers (Alfonte) Stout 1896-1975.


Ethel married Guy Jenkins, with him in 1920 Tennessee. In 1930 Burke County, North Carolina, Guy is farming, 36, born in Missouri, with Ethel 49 Indiana. Herschel 12 and Urmal A., 7, were born in Tennessee.

In 1940 they're both nurses in hydrotherapy in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Herschel and Urmal still with them.

Ethel is buried in Los Angeles 1882-1970 # 85895835, with Guy 1874-1966.

October 23, 1969 Wilmington, Delaware " Herschel S. Jenkins, 52, of 2527 Alister Drive, Faulkland Heights, died yesterday in Delaware Division after a brief illness. Mr. Jenkins, a native of Tennessee, had lived in Wilmington for 10 years. He was a chemical engineer employed by the FMC Corp at Marcus Hook, Pa. Mr. Jenkins is survived by his widow, Mrs. Marguerite Jenkins; two daughters, Mrs. Alice Waggoner and Mrs. Penny Hicks, both of Richmond, Va.; a sister, Miss Urmal Jenkins of Sonoma, Calif., and four grandsons. Services will be Saturday morning at 10 in the McCrery Funeral Home, 3010 Kirkwood Highway, Prices Corner. Interment will be private, there will be no viewing, and the family requests that flowers be omitted."


Arthur Datus Raff was born May 22, 1917 in Caracas, Venequela to George D. Raff and Frankie Stout, dying August 20, 1999.
Alice Margaret Raff was born Sept 9, 1923 in San Juan Puerto Rico, name Fisher in 1843, Weidner in 1971., dying April 1977.

In 1920 Dickinson County, Kansas, Frankie is 47, George D. 45, Arthur D. 12, and M. Alice 6.

Frankie Raff, born Sept 29, 1883 in Indiana, mother Wolf, died January 6, 1965 in San Bernardino County.


1915 the Adventist Central Union Outlook reported "Miss Olive A. Stout, of College View, arrived in Hastings November 1, intending to locate here for an indefinite time and take up private nursing."

Raymond 1901-1958 and Olive 1885-1958 # 87933774 are buried in Arcata, Humboldt County, California
"Mrs. Olive A. Kinney died on Wednesday as the result of an automobile accident near Longvale. She was born on March 8, 1885, in Indiana and had lived in Humbolt county for about 10 years. She was a member of the Arcata Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
She is survived by a son, George L. Kinney of Mountain View; brothers and sisters, A. Osborn Stout of Ventura, Mrs. Bessie Taylor of Redlands, Mrs. Hazel Benedict of Santa Ana, Mrs. Frankie Roff of Corona, Mrs. Laura Rimmer of Madison College, Tenn., Mrs. Ethel Jenkins of Ventura; a granddaughter, Kathleen Ann Kinney of Mountain View; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. from Paul's Funeral Chapel in Areata, with Elder Virgil Becraft officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood cemetery.

~ Humbolt Standard, 07-Jul-1958, Page 21, Column 4"



In 1920 DuPage County, Illinois, Hazel is a nurse in a hospital, 25, with Curtis Benedict 27, born in Illinois, a dietician. Theodore is two months old.

They're in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1930, added Roberta, 9.

When Charles registered for WWII, he was living in Santa Ana, with Miss Roberta Benedict of the Glendale, California Sanitarium as a reference.

Charles C. Benedict 1892-1965, mother Aiken, died in Sonoma County, California July 1, 1965.

Roberta Charlene Benedict, born April 5, 1921, died March 7, 2010 in Santa Ana, California.


Wilfred Dennis Calkins was born Nov 30, 1935 in Napa County, California.

In 1940 Escondido, California, Clifton Calkins is a teacher, 42, born in Minnesota, with Urmal 43 born in Kansas. Richard 16 was born in Illinois, Dennis 4, in California. They were in Angwin, California, in 1935.

In 1969 Clifton and Urmal were both licensed missionaries of the Adventist church.

Urmal Ida Calkins, born Dec 31, 1895 in Kansas, died January 15, 1992 in San Bernardino County.

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