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Surber Family Genealogy

Descendants of Isaac Sheffie Surber

Generation No. 1

 ISAAC SHEFFIE SURBER  He married MARGARET MOUNTAIN.

Children of ISAAC SURBER and MARGARET MOUNTAIN are:
1. JESSE CUNINGHAM2 SURBER, b. April 23, 1846, Washington County, Virginia.
 2. ERASTUS SURBER.

Generation No. 2

JESSE CUNINGHAM SURBER  was born April 23, 1846 in Washington County, Virginia.  He married NANCY ELIZABETH LENT October 19, 1866 in Warren County, Iowa, daughter of JAMES LENT and SARAH WHITEHEAD.  She was born April 01, 1849 in Des Moines County, Iowa, and died 1914.

Children of JESSE SURBER and NANCY LENT are:

i. MARJORIE ESTHER SURBER, b. April 09, 1894, Near Des Moines, Warren Co., Iowa; d. September 30, 1981, Wallowa county, OR.

 ii. ELLA SURBER, b. November 18, 1867, Iowa; d. June 22, 1936, ? Iowa; m. HIRAM TILTON, February 06, 1890, Iowa.

iii. LOURETTA SURBER, b. February 14, 1869, ? Iowa; d. April 12, 1910, ? Wallowa county, OR.

 iv. CYNTHIA SURBER, b. July 16, 1871, Kansas; d. July 21, 1952, ? Iowa; m. MARSHALL SMITH, October 15, 1890, ? Iowa.

 v. ISAAC SHEFFIE SURBER, b. December 08, 1873, Kansas; d. August 1961; m. VERSA BRUMBACK, September 21, 1908, ? Wallowa Co., OR; b. November 10, 1881, Missouri; d. February 1973.

 vi. JAMES RILEY SURBER, b. December 10, 1876, Montgomery County, Kansas; d. May 23, 1950, Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR.

 vii. MARY LEOLA SURBER, b. August 10, 1879, Warren County, Iowa; d. October 09, 1968; m. THOMAS RICH, May 06, 1906.

 viii. FRANCIS LAFAYETTE SURBER, b. August 10, 1879, Warren County, Iowa; m. BESSIE HUFF, 1910.

 ix. LYDIA JUNE SURBER, b. September 06, 1881, Iowa; d. 1975, Iowa.

 x. BESSIE MARGARET SURBER, b. October 17, 1883, Iowa; d. March 18, 1935.

 xi. RICHARD JOHN SURBER, b. August 08, 1887, Somerset, Greenfield Township, Iowa; d. August 06, 1974, Baker City, Baker, OR.

 xii. EMMETT EDWARD SURBER, b. October 17, 1889, Iowa; d. 1973.

 xiii. SARAH MARTHA SURBER, b. November 07, 1891, Iowa.

Generation No. 3

MARJORIE ESTHER SURBER  was born April 09, 1894 in Near Des Moines, Warren Co., Iowa, and died September 30, 1981 in Wallowa county, OR.  She married EVERETT RAY ROBERTS May 29, 1912 in Enterprise, Wallowa, OR, son of HIRAM MEEK and SUSAN ROBERTS.  He was born July 29, 1888 in Leap area, Wallowa, OR, and died May 21, 1947 in Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR.

Children of MARJORIE SURBER and EVERETT ROBERTS are:

 i. BESSIE  ROBERTS.
 ii. AGNES ROBERTS, m. PETERSON.
 iii. LYDIA ROBERTS, m. HUMPHREYS.
 iv. MARIE ROBERTS, m. O'MALLEY.
 v. CHARLES EVERETT ROBERTS, b. October 03, 1918, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.
 vi. IVAN RAY ROBERTS, b. November 19, 1922, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.
 vii. MARY LEE ROBERTS, m. FARNSWORTH.
 viii. HELEN ROBERTS, m. WINDSOR.
 ix. LILLIAN ROBERTS, m. BURNHAM.
 x. JUNE ROBERTS, m. MARKS.

LOURETTA SURBER was born February 14, 1869 in ? Iowa, and died April 12, 1910 in ? Wallowa county, OR.  She married WILLIAM T. DAVIS 1892 in Iowa.

Children of LOURETTA SURBER and WILLIAM DAVIS are:
 i. LEOLA  DAVIS.
 ii. LYDIA DAVIS.
 iii. RICHARD JOHN DAVIS, b. July 02, 1902, Iowa; d. November 01, 1957, San Diego, California.
 iv. WESLEY A. DAVIS, b. November 06, 1903, Shelby County, Missouri; m. MERTIE A. YORK, 1962.

LYDIA JUNE SURBER  was born September 06, 1881 in Iowa, and died 1975 in Iowa.  She married GEORGE TILTIN in ? Iowa.

Child of LYDIA SURBER and GEORGE TILTIN is:
 i. RALPH TILTIN.

 BESSIE MARGARET SURBER  was born October 17, 1883 in Iowa, and died March 18, 1935.  She married DENNIS WHITMORE December 11, 1903, son of JONAS WHITMORE and MARTHA WADE.  He was born 1880 in Wallowa county, OR, and died 1946.

Children of BESSIE SURBER and DENNIS WHITMORE are:

 i. ELLEN WHITMORE, b. 1905, ? Wallowa county, OR; m. (1) ORVILLE MONROE, July 23, 1921; m. (2) URALL DONNELLY, May 25, 1930.
 ii. LEONA WHITMORE, b. August 13, 1908; m. ALBERT NYE, September 25, 1932.

Dick and Edith Surber
50th Anniversary
June 1966


 RICHARD JOHN SURBER  was born August 08, 1887 in Somerset, Greenfield Township, Iowa, and died August 06, 1974 in Baker City, Baker, OR.  He married EDITH ROSALIE WILSON June 18, 1916.  She was born December 31, 1895 in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, WA, and died January 09, 1981 in Baker City, Baker, OR.

Vernon and Vivian
Elwood, Leola, Esther, Jim, Lowell, Rosemary
Dick and Edith - 1948
Bud and Earl in WW II in pictures

Children of RICHARD SURBER and EDITH WILSON are:
i. LEOLA ELIZABETH  SURBER, b. August 04, 1919, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.
 ii. VIVIAN SURBER.
 iii. ESTHER SURBER.
 iv. ROSEMARY SURBER.
v. VERNON WOODROW SURBER, b. May 17, 1917, ? Wallowa county, OR.
 vi. VIRGIL F. SURBER, b. April 22, 1921; d. April 26, 1945.
 vii. EARL RICHARD SURBER, b. May 01, 1927, Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR; m. CLARA R. SHARP.
 viii. EDWIN SURBER, b. August 16, 1929; d. May 04, 1937.
 ix. ELLWOOD SURBER.
 x. LOWELL KERN SURBER, b. June 28, 1934; d. January 24, 1972.

EMMETT EDWARD SURBER  was born October 17, 1889 in Iowa, and died 1973.  He married (1) CHRISTINE YOUNG in Iowa.  She died 1921.  He married (2) GLADYS MORTON.  She died 1964.  He married (3) RENA.

Children of EMMETT SURBER and CHRISTINE YOUNG are:
 i. LLOYD  SURBER.
 ii. IVAL SURBER.

Child of EMMETT SURBER and GLADYS MORTON is:
 iii. DALE  SURBER.

SARAH MARTHA SURBER was born November 07, 1891 in Iowa.  She married GROVER CLEVELAND WHITMORE October 15, 1908 in Enterprise, Wallowa, OR, son of JONAS WHITMORE and MARTHA WADE.  He was born February 04, 1885 in North of Enterprise, Wallowa, OR, and died July 31, 1963 in Milton-Freewater, Umatilla, OR.

Children of SARAH SURBER and GROVER WHITMORE are:
 i. MARVIN LEE  WHITMORE.
 ii. BESSIE ALICE WHITMORE.
 iii. LOUISE MAE WHITMORE, m. JOE FANTES.
 iv. DELLOURIS LEVINA WHITMORE.
 v. DELBART DENNIS WHITMORE.
 vi. ESTHER BERNISE WHITMORE, m. COLLINS.
 vii. JEANETTE DOWN WHITMORE, m. SANNER.
 viii. IRVEN ALLEN WHITMORE.
 ix. ALMA ELLEN WHITMORE, d. April 22, 1924.
 x. JONAS HOTEN WHITMORE.
 xi. HARVEY THOMAS WHITMORE.
 xii. GRACE GLENDOLLA WHITMORE, m. PARKS.
 xiii. GROVER CLEVELAND III WHITMORE.
 xiv. BETTY JOANN WHITMORE, m. WHITNEY.

Generation No. 4

BESSIE ROBERTS   She married (1) KENNETH STICKNEY.    She married (2) UNKNOWN.

Child of BESSIE ROBERTS and UNKNOWN is:
 i. BOY ROBERTS.

CHARLES EVERETT ROBERTS was born October 03, 1918 in Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.  He married LAVALLE LOUISE ECKLEY February 15, 1947 in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, WA, daughter of BENJAMIN ECKLEY and ALMA RUDGER.  She was born April 07, 1928 in Joseph, Wallowa, OR.

Children of CHARLES ROBERTS and LAVALLE ECKLEY are:
 i. ROBERT EVERETT ROBERTS, b. November 06, 1947, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR; m. LINDA HELEN MAGLATY, June 24, 1972.
 ii. BARBARA ROBERTS, b. March 19, 1949, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.
 iii. BEVERLY JO ROBERTS, m. FRANK RANDALL WINK, October 08, 1972, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.

IVAN RAY  ROBERTS  was born November 19, 1922 in Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.  He married AGNES LEONA NORTON August 26, 1944 in Lewiston, Nez Perce, ID, daughter of WILLIAM NORTON and EVA SCRIVNER.  She was born June 05, 1927 in Nampa, ID.

Children of IVAN ROBERTS and AGNES NORTON are:

 i. ERROL WAYNE ROBERTS, b. December 12, 1944, ? Enterprise, Wallowa, OR; m. CATHLEEN JANE SIRES, August 13, 1966, Pendleton, Umatilla, OR.

 ii. EVERETT RAY ROBERTS, b. January 04, 1949, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR; m. (1) DALE LORI COHEN; m. (2) DANA RUTH FLEMING; b. August 13, 1950, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.

 iii. SUSAN RAE ROBERTS, b. November 18, 1946, Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR; m. (2) RALPH THOMPSON, October 23, 1971.

 iv. JOHNNY WILLIAM ROBERTS, b. February 16, 1948, Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR; m. NANCY LEE POWERS, October 23, 1971, Wallowa Co., OR; b. October 21, 1950, Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR.

LEOLA ELIZABETH SURBER  was born August 04, 1919 in Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.  She married IVAN RICHARD BORK June 23, 1940 in Enterprise, Wallowa, OR, son of IRA BORK and LORA MOYS.  He was born May 30, 1917 in Near Flora, Union, OR.

Children of LEOLA SURBER and IVAN BORK are:
 i. MERVIN RICHARD BORK, d. 1941.

 ii. ROSALIE MAE BORK, b. April 08, 1942, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR; m. (1) THOMAS EDWARD KINSEY, October 11, 1958, Baker, Baker, OR; b. August 20, 1941, Hermiston, Umatilla, OR; m. (2) DAVID ELDON HARNDEN, June 09, 1970, Winnamucca, Humboldt, Nevada; b. November 27, 1941, Glennsferry, Elmore, Idaho.

 iii. IVAN HARRY BORK, b. February 08, 1944, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR; m. SAUNDRA GAIL PHEIFFER, May 29, 1965, The Dales, Wasco, OR; b. March 19, 1947, Caldwell, Canyon, ID.

 iv. HAROLD WAYNE BORK, b. November 22, 1945, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR; m. SHARON SHOWERS, August 14, 1971, Ft. Wayne, Indiana; b. August 17, 1945, Marion, Marion, Ohio.

 v. DARLENA KAY BORK, m. ROBERT EARL SALISBURY, September 07, 1968, The Dalles, Wasco, OR; b. April 29, 1945, Aberdeen, Grays Harbor, WA.

VERNON WOODROW SURBER  was born May 17, 1917 in ? Wallowa county, OR.  He married LAVETTA KINSEY December 14, 1941 in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Children of VERNON SURBER and LAVETTA KINSEY are:

 i. VERNON WOODROW JR. SURBER, b. May 04, 1943, Hanford, California; m. (1) ELAINE IRVIN; m. (2) SHIRLEY I. MCCOY, August 1968.
 ii. HANNAH ELIZABETH SURBER, b. August 13, 1944, Wichita Falls, TX; m. PAUL JOHN BEAUDOIN, January 26, 1962, Wallowa Co., OR; b. February 02, 1931, Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.
 iii. CHARLES RICHARD SURBER, b. January 24, 1946; m. ANNA L. FINLEY, January 26, 1966.
 iv. NANCY KAY SURBER, b. April 16, 1948, Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR; d. May 07, 1948, Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR.
 v. SHEFFIE DAN SURBER, b. May 31, 1949, Wichita Falls, Texas; m. (1) LINDA DENNY; m. (2) SADIE MAE HAINES, April 1968.
 vi. DAVID PAUL SURBER, b. September 11, 1951, Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR; m. SHIRLEY I. MCCOY, December 13, 1976.
 vii. LAVETTA MAYE SURBER, b. December 16, 1957, Enterprise, Wallowa county, OR.

DELLOURIS LEVINA WHITMORE  She married RICHARD EDWARD BROCK November 22, 1932 in Enterprise, Wallowa, OR, son of GEORGE BROCK and ETTA CANADY.  He was born January 29, 1911 in Wallowa county, OR.

Children of DELLOURIS WHITMORE and RICHARD BROCK are:
 i. ALMA CARLENE  BROCK, b. June 01, 1934, Wallowa county, OR; m. WILLARD EDWARD JR. JOHNSON, September 14, 1952, Sacramento, California; b. August 27, 1931, Modesto, California; d. February 10, 1983.
 ii. LORETTA MAE BROCK, b. October 16, 1935, Wallowa county, OR.
 iii. GEORGETTA PEARL BROCK, b. May 26, 1938, Wallowa county, OR.

  

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