Gilbert Allen and Elise M. (Craven) Devault

 In 1900 Madison County Iowa, Henery T. Devault and Mary H. Devault have Gilbert, born May 1879 in Iowa, and Henery's mother born October 1815 in Ohio.

Elsie M. Craven is in Madison County in 1900, with parents Eli M. 50 and Elmira J. 41., siblings John F. 23, Joseph M. 18,

In 1910 Logan County, Gilbert and Elsie, 26, born in Iowa,  have Glen , 5, Forest 3, and Clyde ten months, all three born in Nebraska.

Gilbert proved up  two quarters in 4, 5N 50W and 33, 6N 50W in 1913, so his claim was in both Logan and Washington Counties.

Gilbert Allen Devault registered with a Sterling address, born May 12, 1879, nearest relative Elsie Devault, same address.

Gilbert - May 12, 1879-September 13, 1919 is buried in Sterling.

In 1930 Seattle, Elsie, 47, widowed, is with son Clyde 23, an electric welder,  and his wife Doris 17,  and Gilbert 10, born in Colorado.

Elsie is in 1950 Everett, Washington, and Gilbert L. is a carpenter, married to Helen M.  They live in the same block on Glen in Snonomish.

Elsie - April 23, 1883- January 6, 1962 is buried in Naselle, Pacific County, Washington. 22665166, and Clyde is in the same cemetery.


Forest DeVault married Thelma Cope December 25, 1929, recorded in Morgan County.

In 1930 Logan County, Merino precinct, Forest H. and Thelma, 22, born in Kansas, are farming.

They're farming in Morgan County in 1940, with Forest A. , 9.

FindAGrave 56816346 has Forrest Henry "Denty" "Devault buried in Steamboat Springs - March 27, 1907-July 4, 1990, and Thelma J. 19090-1956.

One tree said the Dwight Kenneth Devault # 74477361 buried in Fort Morgan is the son of Forrest and Thelma.


Glenn Devault married Cora McGlee February 4, 1924, recorded in Yuma County.

In 1930 Chicago Glenn A. Devault is a auto mechanic, 24, Cora 23, born in Iowa.  They have Marguerite 5 and Helen 4, both born in Colorado.


Glenn A. Devault - 1904 - 1972 buried in Madison County # 12523658 - same stone as Leora O. 1900-1976 is the Logan County one.

Winterset Madisonian, September 6, 1972
Winterset, Iowa

Glenn Devault Died Friday

Glenn A. Devault of near Earlham died Friday, Sept.1, at Memorial Hospital in Winterset. He was 68 years of age.

Mr. Devault had been a resident of Madison County since 1940. He engaged in farming and operating a trucking business here.

He was a native of Otis, Colo., where he was born June 5, 1904, a son of Allen and Elsie Craven Devault. He was married in Des Moines April 15, 1939 to Leora Wilson, who survives him.

In addition to his wife, he leaves two daughters, Mrs. Marguerite Owns (??? Owens ???) of Anaheim, Calif., and Mrs. Helen Aitkens of Osprey, Fla.; five grandchildren, four great grandchildren; a brother, Forrest Devault of Steamboat Springs, Colo.; and a sister, Mrs. Thelma ___ of Kent, Wash.

Funeral services were held Monday from the Collins Funeral home in Winterset, conducted by the Rev. John E. Fink, pastor of the First United Presbyterian church here.

Burial was made in the Winterset Cemetery.


Winterset Madisonian June 30, 1976

Services For Leora DeVault

A seventy-six-year-old resident of the Pitzer neighborhood, Leora Olive DeVault, died Tuesday, June 22, 1976, at her home in Madison County. She has been a resident here since 1939.

Mrs. DeVault was born May 29, 1900, in Ottumwa, Iowa, the daughter of Charles Reinier and Maude J. Heller Reinier. She was married April 15, 1930 (?????), in Des Moines to Glenn DeVault.

A nurse before her marriage, Mrs. DeVault was later occupied as a housewife. Surviving her is a daughter, Mrs. Harold (Jo Ani) Keasling of Batavia, Iowa, and one grandchild.

Also surviving are two brothers, Dick and Lowe Reinier and three sisters, Jean Murphy, Bernice Cobb and Bessie Hall.

Mrs. DeVault was preceded in death by her husband (September 1, 1972), her parents, two brothers and a sister.

Funeral services for Leora Olive DeVault were conducted Thursday, June 24, at 1:30 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home, Rev. Alan Parker presiding. Burial was made at the Winterset Cemetery.

One Rootsweb tree says Margarite born August 21, 1924 in Colorado, married Forrest Fountain Owens, and that she died August 16, 2008 in Murrieta, Riverside County, California.

She was receiving farm subsidies in 1995-2012 from land in Logan County, Colorado.


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