Minnesota Family Group Sheet for the Thomas MAIN Family


Husband: Thomas MAIN
Birthdate: abt. 1831 (1)
Birthplace: Canada
Death date: 17 Aug 1891 (2)
Place of death: Frisco, Canadian, Oklahoma
Burial: Frisco Cemetery, Frisco, Canadian, Oklahoma (3)
Father: William MAIN (4)
Mother: Mary [Polly]

Marriage date: 18 Oct 1856 (7)
Marriage place: Laphamville, Kent, Michigan

Wife: Emily A. VAN VALKENBURG
Birthdate: Aug 1840 (5)
Birthplace: Oneida County, New York
Death date: 7 Mar 1926 (6)
Place of death: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma
Burial: Frisco Cemetery, Frisco, Canadian, Oklahoma (3)
Father: Peter VAN VALKENBURG
Mother: Anna LITZ

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Alma A.MAIN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 16 Sep 1858
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan
Death date: 10 Jun 1924 (8)
Place of death: LaSalle, Weld, Colorado
Burial: Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Weld, Colorado
Marriage date: 7 Feb 1878 (9)
Marriage place: Adair County, Iowa
Spouse's name: James Thomas KIDD

Child No. 2: William (Willie) MAIN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1861
Birthplace: Iowa
Death date: prob. bef. 1890
Place of death: prob. Oklahoma Territory
Burial: unknonw
Marriage date: 11 Oct 1885 (10)
Marriage place: Grand Rapids, Holt, Nebraska
Spouse's name: Fanny BONNER

Child No. 3: Hattie A. MAIN
Sex: F
Birthdate: Mar 1866
Birthplace: Michigan
Death date: Buried: 12 Oct 1937
Place of death: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Burial: Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Marriage date: Aft 11 Oct 1885
Marriage place: unknown
Spouse's name: John L. CLEVELAND

Child No. 4: Eben [Ebben] MAIN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 15 Dec 1868
Birthplace: Iowa
Death date: 26 Feb 1952
Place of death: unknown
Burial: Frisco Cemetery, Frisco, Canadian, Oklahoma
Marriage date: 31 Jan 1896
Marriage place: Canadian County, Oklahoma Territory
Spouse's name: Nellie E. TAPPAN

Child No. 5: Lottie A. MAIN
Sex: F
Birthdate: Feb 1873
Birthplace: Minnesota
Death date: unknown
Place of death: unknown
Marriage date:
Burial:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 6: Sarah Irene MAIN
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1874
Birthplace: Iowa
Death date: 1932
Place of death: unknown
Burial: Frisco Cemetery, Frisco, Canadian, Oklahoma
Marriage date: unknown
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: BROWN (11)

Child No. 7: Ora (Odd) (O. T.) MAIN
Sex: M
Birthdate: 22 Mar 1879
Birthplace: Emmett County, Iowa
Death date: 18 Sep 1957 (12)
Place of death: Anadarko, Caddo, Oklahoma
Burial: Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Caddo, Oklahoma
Marriage date: 4 Aug 1901 (13)
Marriage place: El Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma Territory
Spouse's name: Carrie S. MUNDELL
 
 
Documentation:
1. 1850 [MI], 1860 [KS], 1880 [IA], and the 1890 Oklahoma Territory Census records for Thomas MAIN.
2. Affidavit proving death of Thomas MAIN, found in the Union Service Record for Thomas MAIN, Civil War (Certificate # 395-521, box 40776).
3. Tombstone for Thomas MAIN and Emily MAIN
4. Probate papers of William MAIN: Butler County Probate Court (Book A, page 13, Case no. 25)
5. 1850 [NY], 1860 [KS]. 1880 [IA], 1900 {OK Terr.] census records
6. Death Certificate for Emily MAIN; Obituary in the El Reno Democrat - March 10, 1926.
7. Copy of Marriage Certificate for Thomas MAIN and Emily VAN VALKENBURG; Union Service Record for Thomas MAIN, under application for widow's pension for Emily.
8. Colorado Certificate of Death for Alma A. Kidd (file no. 24)
9. Adair County, Iowa Marriage Book, page 106, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT 84150, film #1023117.
10. Marriage License Record Book of Holt County, Nebraska, (Earliest Book (unnumbered), page 11).
11. 1910 census listed as Irene BROWN; also Sarah I. BROWN was a witness to her brother Ora's birth in Emily MAIN'S widow pension papers.
12. Smith Funeral Home Funeral and Burial Record for Odd Thomas Main in Anadarko, OK.
13. First: Marriage Record of Canadian County, Oklahoma, #178. Second marriage (Ibid), Marriage Record # 41: "O. T. MAIN, age 76 of Anadarko, Caddo, OK to Grace M. GRAHAM of Yukon, Canadian, OK, age 74."
The birth dates and places of the children have been found in the census.
 

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