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Effie Louella Blackwell b. 6 Jul 1889 Walbert/Gerald, Franklin Co., MO d. 30 Apr 1964 Gibson City, Ford Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection
Effie Louella Blackwell

Effie Louella Blackwell[1]

Female 1889 - 1964  (74 years)

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  • Name Effie Louella Blackwell  [2
    Born 6 Jul 1889  Walbert/Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Marriage record, Clark Co. MO, 22 Apr 1905 presented as proof, as well as birth date of daughter Laura Mae, 2 May 1912.
    Gender Female 
    Baptism Jan 1921  Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • East Bend Mennonite Church, by A. Schrock
    Occupation Hairdresser 
    Reference Number 13 
    Religion Christian Church/Mennonite/Interdenominational 
    Residence Kankakee, Kankakee Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 521 W. Water Street
    USR1 Daughter Mae Said Death Was Caused By Cancer Of The Lymph Nodes. 
    USR1 Passive Congestion Of The Lungs Due To Cardiac Decompensation. Other Significant Conditions Contributing To Death, But Not Related To The Terminal Condition: Metastatic Carcinoma-Primary Unknown. 
    Buried Apr 1964  Kankakee, Kankakee Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Memorial Gardens
    Died 30 Apr 1964  Gibson City, Ford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I13  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2019 

    Father James William Henry Thomas Blackwell,   b. 2 May 1862, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1938, Lanes Prairie, Maries Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Clarissa Jane West,   b. 30 Oct 1860, Walbert/Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1907, Shotwell, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1882  Shotwell, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eli Oscar Grover Park,   b. 7 Aug 1884, Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1952, Kankakee, Kankakee Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1906  Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Antioch Church, by W. B. Adams. Marriage date from Family Register in Effie’s Bible.
    Notes 
    • It seems their marriage certificate was registered in Clark Co., but they were married in Franklin Co.
    Children 
     1. Forest Eli Park,   b. 8 Nov 1907, Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1980, Salem, Fulton Co., AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Mamie Frances Park,   b. 8 Nov 1907, Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1980, South Bend, St. Joseph Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Roy Newton Park,   b. 10 Oct 1909, Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1988, St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Laura Mae Park,   b. 2 May 1912, Champion City, Boone Twp., Franklin Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 2009, Carol Stream, DuPage Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     5. Verna Eileen Park,   b. 25 Aug 1921, Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1992, Punta Gorda, Charlotte Co., FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jul 1889 - Walbert/Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Apr 1906 - Gerald, Franklin Co., MO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Jan 1921 - Fisher, Champaign Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kankakee, Kankakee Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Apr 1964 - Kankakee, Kankakee Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Apr 1964 - Gibson City, Ford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Effie Louella Blackwell Park
(1889-1964)
    Effie Louella Blackwell Park (1889-1964)
    Wedding photo of Effie Blackwell and Grover Park

  • Notes 
    • Place name: Walbert https://shsmo.org/manuscripts/ramsay/ramsay_franklin.html
      Description:
      A post office in the western part of Boone Township. It was established in 1895 and discontinued in 1910. Ulrich K. Baur, a merchant, was its first postmaster. His sons were named Walter and Herbert; and the first syllable of Walter's name and the second syllable of Herbert's name were combined into Walbert, which was made the name of the place. (Postal Guide; Kiel's BIOG. DIR., 212 & map; Miss Johnson: F.L. Notting)
      Source:
      Harrison, Eugenia L. "Place Names Of Four River Counties In Eastern Missouri." M.A. thesis., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1943.









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  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Personal knowledge and family records, Donna Schrock Birkey .

    2. [S29] Birth Certificate of Effie Louella Blackwell.

    3. [S225] East Bend Mennonite Church Records, Peter Zehr.

    4. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/130636361/effie-l.-park.

    5. [S18] Gravestone name and dates.

    6. [S804] Certificate of Death of Effie Park.

    7. [S91] Marriage Record of Thomas Blackwell-Clarissa Jane West.


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