Laura A Adams

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 7) Laura Alice Adams:
                born 09 Feb 1858 Seymour, Jackson, IN;
                died 01 Apr 1938 Los Angeles Co, CA (no obituary found in Los Angeles Co, CA)
                death certificate
; cause of death: general ateriosclerosis;
                buried Pacific Crest Cemetery, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, CA; crypt photo;
                Laura married (1) Lewis H Balsley on 07 Apr 1880 Jackson Co, IN
                           (born 06 Jan 1858 IL; 
                           died 03 Oct 1934 Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; obituary; cremated;
                           death record
*; cause of death: sclerosis of the coronary arteries of the heart;
                           buried Pacific Crest Cemetery, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, CA*;
                           son of Joseph Balsley (09 Nov 1835 PA-02 May 1912 Chicago, Cook, IL; death certificate;
                           cause of death: organic heart failure; Civil War)
and
                           Fidelia Aurora Hadley* (c. 1835 NY-01 Nov 1910 possibly Hamilton Co, IN); Joseph and Fidelia buried
                           Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianpolis, Marion, IN; tombstone photo (Fidelia's is unmarked)
)

                         * It is unknown at this time why Lewis's death record states his mother as Fiddia Coleman. 
                           All research consistently shows his mother as Fidelia Hadley.
                           Lewis's death certificate states he is buried at Pacific Crest Cemetery. The office states he was cremated
                           and ashes given to his daughter "Mrs Nettie A MacRae". He is not buried there.

                 marriage record for Laura and Lewis;   
                children: 
                     1) Nellie Aurora Balsley - born 27 Jun 1881 Jackson Co, IN; 
                              died 03 Oct 1972 Coldwater, Branch, MI - no obituary found in Branch Co, MI
                              married Alexander Forbes MacRae on 27 Sep 1911 Marion Co, IN
                                     (born 15 Oct 1881 Scotland;
                                     died possibly by 1936; 
                                     WWI draft registration card; signature:

                                      ;
                                     unable to determine Alexander's parents);

                              children: 
                                  1) Bruce Alexander MacRae - born 11 Dec 1917 Sumner, Pierce, WA; 
                                            died 24 Oct 2003 Coldwater, Branch, MI; obituary
                                            buried Lockwood-Union Cemetery, Coldwater, Branch, MI; tombstone photo;
                                            U.S. Merchant Marines - WWII; 
                                            married Lois Gayl Hineman on 30 Sep 1948 Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
                                                             (born 01 Apr 1918 Industry, Beaver, PA;
                                                             died 11 Jun 2011 Hillsdale, Hillsdale, MI; obituary;
                                                             buried Lockwood-Union Cemetery, Coldwater, Branch, MI;
                                                             daughter of Earl J Hineman (1887-1972) and Grace L Abner (1891-1971);
                                                             Earl and Grace buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Industry, Beaver, PA; tombstone photo
)
                                            children: 
                                                1) Pamela MacRae -  living?; married David Staff (living?)
                                                        children: 
                                                             1) Cameron Staff - living?; 
                                                                     married Janelle ____ (living?); children? 
                                                             2) Brianna Staff - living?; married?; children? 
                                                2) Fabienne MacRae -  living?; married ____ Odo (living?)
                                                        children: 
                                                             1) Jason Odo - living?; married?; children? 
                                                             2) Michelle Odo - living?; married?; children? 
                                                             3) Tiffany Odo - living?; married?; children?
                                                3) Craig MacRae -  living?; married Gaylene ____ (living?)
                                                        children: 
                                                             1) Esther MacRae - living?; married?; children? 
                                                             2) Rebecca MacRae - living?; married?; children?  
                                                4) Lola MacRae -  living?; married David Snell (living?)
                                                        children: 
                                                             1) Joshua Snell - living?; married?; children? 
                                                             2) Michaya Snell - living?; married?; children?   
                                                             3) Gabriya Snell - living?; married?; children? 
                                  2) Hugh MacRae - born (____) CA; (enumerated as Lewis C in the 1930 census, but we believe this is the same person)
                                            died 04 Nov 1944; WWII Missing in Action or Lost at Sea list;
                                            listed on the Tablets of the Missing, Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England;
                                            U.S. Army Air Force - WWII;
                     2) Howard Warren Balsley (twin)
                              born 07 Dec 1886 Connellsville, Fayette, PA; 
                              died 11 Apr 1982 Moab, Grand, UT; obituary - includes photo
                              buried Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, UT; tombstone photo;
                              WWI draft registration cardnews article regarding Howard's life;
                              signature:

                              

                               married Jessie Trout on 14 Nov 1912 Moab, Grand, UT   
                                         (born 19 Jan 1892 Moab, Grand, UT; 
                                         died 23 Sep 1952 Moab, Grand, UT; obituary;
                                         buried Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, UT; tombstone photo
                                         daughter of Thomas Perry "Pink" Trout (04 Jul 1862 TX-05 Jul 1939 UT) and 
                                         Elizabeth Standifird (01 Dec 1869 UT-15 Sep 1920 UT); Thomas and Elizabeth buried
                                         Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, UT; tombstone photos
)
                              historical reference to Howard and Jessie
                              children: 
                                   1) Carol Elizabeth Balsley - born 07 Oct 1913 Moab, Grand, UT;
                                             died 25 Apr 2011 Moab, Grand, UT
obituary;
                                             buried Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, UT; tombstone photo;
                                             married William Thomas Hines on 06 Sep 1937 Moab, Grand, UT  
                                                            (born 05 Apr 1912;
                                                            died 30 Sep 1991 Grand Junction, Mesa, CO; obituary;
                                                            buried Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, UT; tombstone photo;
                                                            U.S. Army - WWII; 
                                                            son of William M Hines and Amanda Futter);  

                                             children: (Per her obituary, we believe all of these children were adopted.)
                                                 1) Wayne A Hines - living?; married?; children? 
                                                 2) Arthur J Hines - living?; married?; children?  
                                                 3) Barbara G Hines - living?; married?; children? 
                                                 4) Douglas B Hines - living?; married?; children? 
                                                 5) Robert A Hines - living?; married?; children? 
                                                 6) Virginia Gail Hines- born 14 Oct 1947;
                                                            died 02 Oct 1968;
                                                            buried Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, UT; tombstone photo;
                                                            married?; childr
en? 
                                                 7) William H Hines - living?; married?; children?  
                                                 8) Ronnie N Hines - living?; married?; children? 
                                                 9) Phillip V Hines - living?; married?; children? 

                                   2) Thomas Howard Balsley - born 28 Feb 1929 Moab, Grand, UT;
                                             died 27 May 2000 possibly Moab, Grand, UT
; obituary - includes photo;
                                             cause of death: "cancer and heart complications";
                                             buried Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, UT; tombstone photo;
                                             U.S. Army - WWII, Korea; 

                                             married Lily Ann Hoffman on 31 Dec 1956 Las Vegas, Clark, NV (living?)
                                             children: 
                                                 1) William H Balsley - living?; married?; children? 
                                                 2) Virginia G Balsley - living?; married?; children?   
                                                 3) Thomas Howard Jr Balsley - living?; married Brenda ____ (living?); children? 
                                                 4) Roger Floyd  Balsley - born 29 Apr 1960;
                                                           died 04 Jun 2001 Moab, Grand, UT; obituary*;
                                                           buried Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, UT; tombstone photo;
                                                           married?; children? 
                                                 5) Tracy Balsley - living?; married?; children?

                                                   *  Note: Roger's obituary lists surviving sister "Katherine Ann (Balsley) Holyoak", but does not address
                                                                Virginia G or William H as surviving siblings.  Because of the confusion, we will await clarification.

                     3) Hettie A Balsley (twin) - born 07 Dec 1886 Connellsville, Fayette, PA; 
                              died 26 Sep 1947 Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; obituary;
                              death record; cause of death: medulary paralysis, cerebral hemmorhage, arteriosclerosis;
                              buried Pacific Crest Cemetery, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, CA; crypt photo;
                              married Arthur L Hughes on 14 May 1916 Marion Co, IN
                                     (born (___);
                                     died by Sep 1947;  
                                     unable to determine Arthur's parents);

                              children? 
                     4) Ruth Sallie Balsley (twin) - born 10 Jun 1891 PA;
                              died 21 Sep 1961 Los Angeles Co, CA;  
                              Ruth married (1) Elmo M Scheuermann on 03 Sep 1911 Marion Co, IN
                                             (born 07 Sep 1885 KY;
                                             died 07 Mar 1956 Imperial Co, CA;
                                             U.S. Army; enlistment record
                                             unable to determine Elmo's parents);

                              likely divorced c. 1930;
                              children?  
                              Ruth married (3) James S Bartlett 
                                             (born (___); died (__
_));
                     5) James Ralph Balsley (twin) - born 10 Jun 1891 PA; 
                              died 23 Dec 1954 Los Angeles Co, CA*  (no obituary found in Los Angeles Co, CA)
                              death record; cause of death: CVA, generalized arterosclerosis;
                              WWI draft registration card
                              signature:

                              ;   

                           * James's death record states he was divorced; Margaret's states she was a widow. 
                              She was possibly married after divorcing James?  Also, his death record states "burial" yet
                              it appears his body was donated to College of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons.

                              married Margaret Elizabeth Baker on 10 Jul 1912 Marion Co, IN   
                                      (born 19 Nov 1887 IN; 
                                      died 08 Feb 1966 Gardena, Los Angeles, CA (no obituary found in Los Angeles Co, CA)
                                      death record; cause of death acute myocardial infarction;
                                      buried All Souls Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA; tombstone photo;
                                      unable to determine Margaret's parents);

                             divorced;
                             children: 
                                  1) Francis Warren Balsley - born 27 Nov 1920 Grand Co, UT;
                                           died 13 Jan 2010 possibly Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA;  
                                           Francis married (1) Mary Baba Pearah c. 1951
                                                     (born 20 Jan 1929;
                                                     died 28 Mar 1999 Santa Clara Co, CA;
                                                     burie
d Los Gatos Memorial Park, San Jose, Santa Clara, CA; tombstone photo
                                                     unable to determine Mary's parents);
                                           divorced Oct 1968 Santa Clara Co, CA
                                           children? 
                                           Francis married (2) Mary Baba Pearah 09 Apr 1989 Carson City, N
V (see marriage #1)
                                  2) William Balsley - living?; married?; children?  
                Laura married (2) Lewis H Balsley on 02 May 1914 Marion Co, IN 
                            (see Lewis above under Laura's first marriage)