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6) Amy "Alice" Andis:
   born 11 Sep 1879 Clark Co, IL; photos including Alice;
   died 14 Apr 1961 Alton, Madison, IL; obituaries;
   buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL - unmarked;
   census records for Amy
   married Robert Levi Ooton on 15 Feb 1896, Effingham Co, IL - by B Prater, JP 
              (born 28 Feb 1873 Corning,  AR;
              died 13 Dec 1940 Staunton, Macoupin, IL; obituary; death record;  
              buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL - unmarked;
              photos including Robert;  
              son of John Ooton (1843 IL-possibly 12 Jun 1897 Clay Co, IL; buried
              Old Union Cemetery, Louisville, Clay, IL; tombstone photo; Civil War)
and 
              Jane Blair; John and Jane married 05 Nov 1866 Clay Co, IL);
   marriage record for Amy and Robert;
   children:
        1) unknown (possibly Robert Custer) Ooton - born c. 1897 Effingham Co, IL; 
                died c. 1897 Effingham Co, IL

         2) Beulah Elsie Ooton - born 20 Mar 1898 Effingham Co, IL;
                died 20 Nov 1918 Vandalia, Fayette, IL; death record 
                cause of death: Spanish Influenza;
                buried unknown cemetery, Vandalia, Fayette, IL; 
                photos including Elsie
; census records for Elsie
                married James Edward McFarland in 1919 Effingham Co, IL *
                              (born 02 Apr 1890 Ramsey, Fayette, IL; 
                              died 23 Mar 1964 Winnebago Co, IL; death record;  
                              buried Roscoe Cemetery, Roscoe, Winnebago, IL; tombstone photo;
                              WWI and WWII draft registration cardsphoto including James;  
                              signature: 

                              ;   

                              son of William L McFarland (born Apr 1869 IN) and Nancy Jane Cline (born Jun 1877 IL));

                 * James Edward McFarland can also be found here, under (3) May Olitha Bedford. His complete information can be found there.
                
                children:   
                    1) Ivy Ione McFarland *- born 15 Mar or 15 Apr 1917 Patoka, Marion, IL (discrepancy in records);  
                               died 07 Nov 2003; death record; death notice;
                               buried Independence Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo
                               Social Security record; census records for Ivy

                                    * Ivy Ione McFarland can also be found here, under (3) May Olitha Bedford.

                                Ivy married (1) Rudolph Edward Johnson 
                                          (born 10 Oct 1886 IL;
                                          died 28 Oct 1961;
                                          WWI draft registration card)
                               children: 
                                     1) James E Johnson - living?; married?; children?   
                                     2) Mary Jane Johnson - living?; married?; children?
                               Ivy married (2) James Monroe Hall on 09 Oct 1966
                                           (born 20 or 28 Jan 1898 Ramsey, Fayette, IL (discrepancy in records);
                                           died 14 Nov 1983 Hillsborough, Montgomery, IL; obituary; death records
                                           buried Independence Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo
                                           U.S. Army - WWII (23 Oct 1942-14 May 1943); enlistment record;    
                                           son of Monroe Hall and Nancy Hall);

        3) Edna Ione Ooton - see separate personal page

        4) John Verne Ooton - born 28 Dec 1902 Perks, Pulaski, IL;
                died 13 Nov 1976 Staunton, Madison, IL; obituary; death record;  
                buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo
                Railroad Retirement Pension record;  photos including John; census records for John  
                married Maude Irene Loughran on 28 Jun 1924 Edwardsville, Madison, IL 
                          (born 12 Jun 1904;
                          died 07 Dec 1979 Staunton, Madison, IL; death record; obituary 
                          buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo
                          daughter of John Loughran (19 Jun 1870 IL-27 Jun 1940); buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL))
                news article regarding John and Maude's 48th wedding anniversary
                children: 
                    1) Betty Jane Ooton - born 30 Mar 1925 Worden, Madison, IL; 
                             died 03 Mar 2003 Staunton, Macoupin, IL; obituarydeath record;  
                             buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo;
                             census records for Betty; Social Security record
                             married Loren H "Hank" Best on 08 Feb 1947 Worden, Madison, IL  
                                      (
born 01 Jun 1924 New Douglas, Madison, IL;
                                      died 20 Feb 2008 Springfield, Sangamon, IL; obituary; death record
                                      buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo
                                      son of Hampton Best (1897-1961) and Ora Ellen DuBree (1905-1985);
                                      Hampton and Ora buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photos
);
                             newspaper article regarding the wedding of Betty and Loren
                             children: 
                                 1) Cheryl L Best - living?; 
                                          married C W "Bill" Ferguson (living?); children? 
                     2) Mary Alice Ooton - born 03 Nov 1926; 
                              died 14 Mar 1939 Litchfield, Montgomery, IL; obituarydeath record;  
                              cause of death: complications following surgery for appendicitis; 
                              buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo;
                              census record for Mary
 
                     3) John Jr "Bud" Ooton - born 26 Sep 1931;
                             died 21 Mar 2001; death notice; death records;  
                             U.S. Marine Corps - Korea (26 Sep 1949-19 Dec 1952);
                             buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo
                             news articles regarding Johncensus records for John; Social Security record
                             John married (1) Carol Jean Ramsey on 05 Jun 1954 Alhambra, Madison, IL  
                                          (born 17 Mar 1936 Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS;
                                          died 28 Oct 2007 Highland, Grundy, IL; death record; obituary  
                                          buried Salem Cemetery, Alhambra, Madison, IL; tombstone photo;
                                          Social Security record;      
                                          Carol married Dr Edward Louis Jacob Hediger on 04 Jan 1978
                                          (Edward: 21 Jan 1923-15 May 2000; buried Salem Cemetery, Alhambra, Madison, IL; tombstone photo;
                                          Carol married Sherrill Edward Hampton
(died 24 Sep 1984);
                                          daughter of Eugene Benton Ramsey (1917-1974) and Wilma Beatrice Taylor (1914-1995));  
                             newspaper article regarding the wedding of John and Carol
                             children: 
                                 1) Bruce Lynn Ooton - living?; married Jackie ____ (living?); children?
                             John married (2) Betty Lee Thompson on 17 Nov 1960 Worden, Madison, IL  
                                        (born 04 Jun 1925;
                                        died 06 Dec 1976 St Louis, St Louis, MO; obituary;
                                        buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo
                                        daughter of Harold I Thompson and Dorothy V Slone;
                                        Betty possibly married (1) to ____ Isabel)
                             newspaper article regarding the wedding of John and Betty
                             children? 
                             John married (3) Wanda Jeanette Hancock c. 23 Apr 1977 
                                          (born 21 Feb 1943;
                                          died 28 Jul 2007; obituarydeath record;  
                                          buried Valley View Cemetery, Edwardsville, Madison, IL; tombstone photo;
                                          Social Security record  
                                          daughter of Justin Hancock and Eliouse Yates; 
                                          Wanda married on 30 Jul 1960 (1) Roland P Schoenleber (23 Jan 1937 IL-29 Jan 1975 IL;
                                          buried Valley View Cemetery, Edwardsville, Madison, IL; tombstone photo)
;  
 
                                         Wanda married (2) ____ Davinroy by Jul 1976);
                             news item regarding marriage license for John and Wanda
                             John married (4) Mary Louise "Molly" Dubree in 2000
                                         (born 08 Nov 1934 Madison Co, IL;
                                         died 17 Dec 2013 Springfield, Greene, MO; death record; death notice;  
                                         buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madiso
n, IL; tombstone photo;
                                         daughter of Claude Dubree and Dorothy Beal);
                     4) Maureen Kaye Ooton - born 14 Jan 1942 Worden, Madison, IL;
                              died 25 Aug 2008 Staunton, Macoupin, IL; death notices;  
                              married Bill Conway Lee c. Aug 1974 Benton, Saline, AR (living?)
                              news item regarding Maureen and Bill's marriage
                              children? 
                     5) Patricia Lou "Patty" Ooton - born 12 Jan 1947 Worden, Madison, IL; 
                              news article regarding Patty
                              died 29 Aug 2004 Maryville, IL; obituary;
                              buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo;
                              Patricia married (1) John W Heyn on 14 Feb 1969 Worden, Madison, IL 
                                         (living?; son of Richard Heyn)
                              newspaper article regarding Patty and John's wedding;   
                              children: 
                                  1) Alicia Heyn - living?; married?; children?  
                                  2) Angela Dawn Heyn - living?; married Timothy Hubbard (living?)
                                          children: 
                                              1) Ethan "A J" Hubbard - living?; married?; children?
                              Patricia married (2) Jim Burgette (living?)
                     6) Carol Sue Ooton - living?;
                             married Russell T Jones on 20 Sep 1957 
                                     (living?; U.S. Army; son of Thomas R Jones)
                             engagement and wedding announcement for Carole and Russell
                             children: 
                                   1) unknown male Jones - living?; married?; children?
                                   2) unknown male Jones - living?; married?; children
?
                     7) Joan Ooton - living?; 
                             married Robert George "Bob" Hasse on 10 Aug 1951 Edwardsville, Madison, IL 
                                         (born 19 Aug 1929 Litchfield, Montgomery, IL; 
                                         died 12 Dec 2003 Maryville, Madison, IL; obituarydeath records;  
                                         buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo
                                         U.S. Army - Korea (15 May 1951-22 Nov 1957)Social Security records;  
                                         son of Gustav Martin Hasse (19 Nov 1898-Apr 1978 possibly IL) and Louise Meyer)
                             newspaper article regarding Joan and Robert's wedding
                             children: 
                                 1) Bob Hasse - living?; married?; children? 
                                 2) Debra Hasse - living?; married ____ Kolb (living?)
                                          children: 
                                               1) Kevin Kolb - living?; married?; children? 
                     8) Sharon Kay Ooton - living?; news article regarding Sharon
                              married Richard L Simmons on 16 Jan 1965 in Worden, Madison, IL 
                                                (living?; U.S. Air Force)
                              newspaper article regarding the wedding of Sharon and Richard
                              children?
                    
        5) Stephen Arthur Ooton - born 29 Jul 1906 Vera, Fayette, IL; 
                died 03 Dec 1972 Decatur, Macon, IL; obituary; death record;  
                buried Worden Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo;
                photos including Stephen; census records for Stephen
                Stephen married (1) Emma Marie Blotevogel on 11 Oct 1924 Edwardsville, Madison, IL 
                         (born 11 Aug 1906 Worden, Madison, IL; 
                         died 22 Dec 1967 Decatur, Macon, IL; obituary;
                         buried Worden Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo
                         daughter of Wilhelm Blotevogel (01 Jan 1865 Germany-10 Mar 1940 IL) and 
                         Amielie Schmidt (22 Jan 1873 MO-28 Apr 1951 IL; obituary; Wilhelm and Amielie buried 
                         Worden Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL - tombstone photo));
                children:
                    1) Lorraine Ooton (possibly Emma's child from previous marriage) -
                             living?; news articles regarding Lorrainecensus records for Lorraine;
                             married James "Dee" Birmingham (living?);
                             children?
                    2) Eileen Marie Ooton (possibly Emma's child from previous marriage) -
                             born 28 Oct 1930 Worden, Madison, IL;
                             died 26 Feb 2006; death notice; death record;  
                             buried Highland Memorial Gardens, Forest City, Seminole, FL; tombstone photo;
                             Social Security record
; census records for Eileen
                             Eileen married (1) Alfred J Peters on c. 30 Dec 1951 Macon Co, IL  
                                         (born 20 May 1928;
                                         died 17 Jul 1973 Monroe Co, FL; death records
                                         buried Highland Memorial Gardens, Forest City, Seminole, FL; tombstone photo;
                                         U.S. Navy - WWII (28 Jun 1946-28 Apr 1948);
                                         son of Henry E Peters)
                             children: 
                                 1) Linda Marie Peters - living?; married?; children?  
                                 2) Carol Jean Peters - living?; married?; children?  
                             Eileen married (2) Floyd Duke Daniel  on 22 Mar 1974 Orange Co, FL  
                                         (living?)
                             marriage record for Eileen and Floyd;
                             divorced 09 Aug 1976 Orange Co, FL; divorce record;
                             Eileen married (3) Floyd Duke Daniel  on 01 May 1992 Orange Co, FL - see marriage #2 
                                         (living?)
                             marriage record for Eileen and Floyd;                               
                    3) Charles Lynn Ooton - born 01 Feb 1939 Madison Co, IL;
                             died 07 Feb 2011 possibly Phoenix, Maricopa, AZ; obituary - includes photo; cremated;
                             cause of death: related to COPD; death record;  
                             U.S. Navy; census records for Charles; Social Security record
                             news item regarding Charles
                             married Barbara ____ c. 1993 (living?);
                             children:
                                   1) Andrew Ooton - living?; married?; children?
                    4) Samuel Kay "Sammy" Ooton - living?; married?; children?
                    5) unknown male Ooton - born (___);
                             died by Dec 1972; 
                             married?; children?
               
Stephen married (2) Dorothy Woods on 23 Aug 1968 Decatur, Macon, IL; 
                                (born (___); died (___));

        6) Ina Grace Ooton -  born 04 Mar 1909 Vandalia, Fayette, IL;
                died 14 Dec 1985 possibly Pana, Christian, IL; death record;    
             
  buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo
                newspaper article referencing Gracephotos including Grace;
                census record for Ina; Social Security record;  
                married Melvin Garrison McFarland * c. 1925 IL  
                              (born possibly 06 Oct 1900 IL; 
                              died 28 Feb 1970 Ramsey, Fayette, IL; obituarydeath record;     
                              buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo;
                              son of William L McFarland (born Apr 1869 IN) and Nancy Jane Cline (born Jun 1877 IL));

             * Melvin McFarland is a brother of James Edward McFarland, found above under (2) Bertha Elsie Ooton.
                * Melvin McFarland is a brother of Iva McFarland, found here, under (3) Edna Ione Ooton.         

                 children:
                    1) William Levi "Pat" McFarland - born 09 Sep 1926 Worden, Ramsey, IL;
                              died 09 May 1988 Decatur, Macon, IL; death record; obituary
                              buried
Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo;
                             
U.S. Navy - WWII; census records for William;  
                              Railroad Pension record; photo including Pat; Social Security record
                              William married (1)
Clara Belle Bishop
                           
 (born 29 Jul 1928 Edwardsville, Madison, IL;
                                                  died 11 Jul 2004; death record
                                                  buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo;
                                                  photo including Clara;
                                                  Clara married (2) Woodrow Troxel and (3) Stephen Arthur Cox;
                                                  daughter of Arthur A Bishop (13 Feb 1902 IL-30 Jun 1957 IL) and
                                                  Ruby Josephine Dawson (20 Sep 1905 IN-25 Feb 1931 IL);
                                                  Arthur and Ruby buried Montrose Cemetery, Greenville, Bond, IL; tombstone photos);  

                                   * Clara can also be found here under (3) Edna Ione Ooton and (6) Stephen Arthur Cox.

                              divorced;
                              children:
 
                                  1) Gary Levi McFarland - born 26 Dec 1946 Pana, Christian, IL;
                                            died 02 Aug 1987 Jefferson Barracks, St Louis, MO; death records; obituary;  
                                            buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo;
                                            U.S. Army - Vietnam (26 Jul 1966-25 Jul 1969); photo including Gary;
                                            married?;
                                           
children:
                                                 1) Wayne McFarland - living?; married?; children?
                                                 2) Douglas McFarland - living?; married?; children?
                                  2) unknown McFarland (twin) - born 16 May 1948; 
                                            died 16 May 1948;
                                            buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo
                                  3) unknown McFarland (twin) - born 16 May 1948; 
                                            died 16 May 1948;
                                             buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo

                                  4) Michael McFarland - living?; photo including Michael; married?; children? 
                                  5) William Patrick McFarland - born 06 Sep 1951 Pana, Christian, IL;
                                             died 23 Dec 1999; death record; death notice;  
                                             buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo;
                                             photo including William; Social Security record;

                                             married?; children? 
                                  6) Jonathan McFarland - living?; U.S. Army;
                                            married?;
children? 
                              William married (2)
Mary Redman in 1968 (living?);
                    2) Robert Leonard McFarland - born 13 Sep 1928; Worden, Madison, IL;
                             died 10 Jan 1932 Worden, Madison, IL; death record;
                             census records for Robert;   
                    3) Virginia Francis Marie McFarland - born 24 Jul 1930 Worden, Madison, IL;  
                             died 20 Oct 2000; obituary; death record;
                             buried St Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo;
                             census records for Virginia; Social Security record;
                             married Charles Edward Otto on 21 Jul 1947 Ramsey, Fayette, IL
                                       (born 30 May 1925 Fayette Co, IL;
                                       died 24 Sep 2018 Vandalia, Fayette, IL; obituary;
                                       buried St Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo;
                                       U.S. Army - WWII;
                                       son of Charles Henry Otto (1895-1989) and Laura Rosanna Durbin (1905-1934);
                                       Charles and Laura buried St Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photos);
                             children:
                                   1) Judy Ann Otto - living?; married ____ Thacker (living?); children?
                                   2) Diane Marie Otto - living?; married ____ Smith (living?); children?
                                   3) Michael James Otto - living?; married?; children?
                                   4) Phillip Eugene Otto - living?; married?; children?

                     4) Melvin Garrison Jr "Jupe" McFarland - born 15 Nov 1932;
                              died 20 Jan 2005; obituary; death record;  
                             
buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo;
                              U.S. Army; census records for Melvin; Social Security record  
                              Melvin married (1) Dorothy Marie "Dotty" Brooks on 20 Dec 1952  

                                               (born 03 Dec 1932 Zion, Lake, IL;
                                               died 29 Jul 2004 Springfield, Sangamon, IL; obituary; death record;
                                               buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo 
                                               Social Security record
; XX
                                               daughter of Ross R Brooks (1884-1944) and Henrietta Marie Stocker (1886-1975);  
                                               Ross and Henrietta buried Lake Mound Cemetery, Zion, Lake, IL; tombstone photos);  XX
                              divorced or separated 1981

                              children:
                                   1) Larry McFarland - living?; married Virginia ____ (living?); children?
                                   2) Junior McFarland - living?; married Tajuana ____(living?); children?
                                   3) Jeff McFarland - living?; married Johanna ____  (living?); children?
                                   4) Marie McFarland - living?; married ____Steve Cash (living?); children?
                                   5) Kelly McFarland - living?; married ____ Gonzales (living?); children?
                                   6) Sue McFarland - living?; married Jeff Brummell (living?); children?
                             
Melvin married (2) unknown (living?); children?
                              Melvin married (3) unknown (living?); children?
                    5) Jerry David "Poppy" McFarland - born 02 Feb 1936;
                             died 18 Jan 2007; obituary; death record
                             buried Sharon Cemetery, Ramsey, Fayette, IL; tombstone photo;    
                             census records for Jerry; Social Security record  
                             Jerry married (1) Nita ____ (living?)
                             divorced; 
                             children:  
                                  1) Jerrilynn McFarland - living?; marrie
d ____ Carrell (living?); children?
                                  2) David McFarland - living?; married?; children? 
                             Jerry married (2) Mary ____ (living?);
                             divorced; 
                             no children

                    6) Nancy Jane McFarland - living?;
                             married Terry McGrath (living?);
                             children?

        7) James Levi Ooton - born 18 Jun 1911 Vandalia, Fayette, IL;
                died 28 Jan 1997 Staunton, Macoupin, IL; cremated; obituary; death record;
                buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo
                photo including James; census records for James;  
                Railroad Pension record
; Social Security record  
                married Ardelia Dorris "Artie" Albrecht by 1936
                          (born 11 Aug 1914; 
                          died 14 Aug 1981 Litchfield, Montgomery, IL; death record; obituary  
                          buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; tombstone photo
                          daughter of George Albrecht (16 May 1891 IL-30 Aug 1941 IL) and
                          Ellanora "Clara" Heinemeier (29 Mar 1895 IL-01 Nov 1926 IL);
                         
George and Clara buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL)
                children: 
                    1) Jeannette N Ooton - living?; married Karl W Steinhauer (living?);
                            children:
                                 1) Billy Steinhauer - living?; married?; children?
                    2) Ronald Hugh Ooton - living?; married Robin ____ (living?); children?
                    3) James Levi Jr Ooton - living?;
                              James married (1)
Irene Klimiene on 16 Mar 1962 Norfolk, VA; (living?)
                              marriage record for James and Irene;
                              James married (2) Carolyn Jeanie ____ (living?)
                              children:
                                 1) Shala J Ooton - living?; married ____ McLaughlin (living?); children?
                    4) Sally Ann Ooton - living?; married Wyness Fred Knapp
on 12 Feb 1966 Monterey Co, CA
                                      (living?; U.S. Army);
                            children:
                                 1) Holly Noel Knapp - living?; married?; children?

                    5) Kirby Alan Ooton - living?;
                            U.S. Navy; married Dara or Louanne ____ in 1968-1969 likely OH (living?);
                            divorced;
 
                            children?
                    6) Karen F Ooton - living?; married?; children?
                    7) Beth Elaine Ooton - living?;
                            married William Louis Finke on 22 Apr 1968 Savanna, Carroll, IL (living?);
                            children:
                                 1) Jennifer Anne Finke - living?;
                                           married Lonnie John Hoodjer on 30 Jun 1990 (living?)
                                           children:
                                                1) Kelsey Anne Hoodjer - living?; married?; children?
                                                2) Rachel Lyn Hoodjer - living?; married?; children?
                                                3) Benjamin John Hoodjer - living?; married?; children?
                                 2) Andrew William Finke - living?;
                                           Andrew married (1) Jessica Chaney Goodnow (living?)
                                           divorced;
                                           children:
                                                1) Taylor Anne Budde Finke - living?; married?; children?
                                                2) Joseph James Finke - living?; married?; children?
                                           Andrew married (2) Laurie Ann Banta (living?)
                                           children:
                                                3) Isabelle Star Banta - living?; married?; children?
                                                4) Jack William Finke - living?; married?; children?
                    8) Dara Lynn Ooton - living?; married Emmet J Bondurant (living?); children?
                    9) Kenneth
Leslie Ooton - living?; married Karen ____ (living?); children?

        8) Mary Ellen Ooton - born 29 Jul 1917 Patoka, Marion, IL; 
                died 06 Oct 1959 Alton, Madison, IL; obituary;
                buried Worden City Cemetery, Worden, Madison, IL; 
                census records for Mary
;  
                never married