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Mrs. Irene Throop Dead
Mrs. Irene Throop died at her home, 300 West Elm. at 9:30 Tuesday morning, age 64 years. The funeral services were held from the home at 10 am Thursday, conducted by Rev. W. S. Smalley of Presbyterian church. Interment in the Columbus cemetery.
Irene Fuller was born July 31, 1845 at York, MI. She was married to Sheldon B. Throop on Dec. 31,1866. Nine childred were born to this union, five of whom are still living, Mrs. Ed Atkinson, James C. Throop, Howard Throop, Mrs Roy Clayworth and Miss Grace Throop.
Mr. and Mrs Throop came to Missouri in 1872, and in 1874 moved to Columbus, where they have since made their home.
Mr. Throop preceded his wife in death three years ago.
Mrs. Throop was a charter member of the Christian Church of this city, and has ever been a faithful worker for the Master.
Her death came as a release from a terrible sickness of ten days. She suffered from a stroke of paralysis last week and has been unconscious most of the time since.
She was a kind , good woman, who was cheerful and pleasant at all times. Her many friends sincerely sympathize with the breaved family. Besides her childred she leaves an aged father and mother, James Harland and Mary Ann Fuller, and three brothers, Levi Fuller of Kansas City, Lester J. Fuller of Eldorado, Kans., and Elon G. Fuller of this city.
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Notes for SHELDON B THROOP:
COLUMBUS, KANSAS JAN 15, 1907--DIED JAN. 13, 1907==Copied from film at Columbus Library.
AN OLD SETTLER DEAD
Mr. S.B. Throop dies at his home
Sunday morning of paralysis.
Old Citizen and Business man dies
S. B. Throop passed away at his home in this city on Sunday morning at 1 o'clock, aged 67 years.
About six years ago Mr. Throop suffered from a paralytic stroke, from which he never recovered.
It left him in a badly crippled condition, but through it all he was as cheerful as before, and cheerfulness was his predominating trait. He was one of the widest known and best liked men of our town, this was due to unfailing fund of good humor. Before his ill health he had a wagon and carriage factory here which was conducted successfully be him.
Mr. Throop was born in Michigan in 1839 and was a member of the 20th Michigan vol. Infantry Co. B. and was honorably discharged at the end of his enlistment.
He came to Columbus in 1874 having lived here continuously for 32 years. His wife and five children survive him and were all present at the funeral. James coming over from Parsons. Mrs Ed Atkinson and Miss Berenice A. Throop of Joplin, Howard from Oklahoma and Grace being at home.
The funeral was held from the residence at 2pm, conducted by Rev. Oliver Cook.
S.B. Throop is mentioned in the volume "The History of Kansas"
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Andreas, A.T., History of the State of Kansas, 1883.
extracted by Clione Bieber
S. B. THROOP S. B. THROOP, of the firm of Throop & Middaugh, wagon and carriage works, Columbus. Mr. Throop is a native of Washtenaw county, Mich., and took up his apprenticeship in 1860, at the age of twenty-one. In 1866, he established a business at Milan, Mich., and successfully carried it on till 1871, He married Miss Irene Fuller, of his native State. They have one son and daughter--Nellie A. and James C. In 1862, he enlisted in Company B. Twentieth Michigan Volunteer Infantry, and remained is active service till the close of the war, when he was honorably discharged. He is an active member of John A. Dix Post, No. 54, G.A.R., and of the I.O.O.F. and A.O.U.W. societies.
Children of IRENE FULLER and SHELDON THROOP are:
i. NELLIE ALZINA5 THROOP, b. November 22, 1868, Washtenaw, Co. Michigan; d. May 09, 1947, El Dorado, KS-buried City Cem. Columbus, KS; m. EDWIN W. ATKINSON, June 08, 1898. 2. ii. JAMES CLIFFORD THROOP, b. November 14, 1870, Milan , Washtenaw Co., MI; d. April 08, 1936, KS--Buried City Cem. Columbus, KS. iii. HUBERT S. THROOP, b. August 25, 1873, MI; d. July 28, 1874. iv. BRUCE THROOP, b. September 12, 1875, Lowell, KS; d. February 04, 1876, Lowell, KS. v. ROY IRVING THROOP, b. April 11, 1877, KS; d. February 03, 1880, buried Columbus, KS. vi. SYDNEY B. THROOP, b. September 07, 1879, KS; d. January 13, 1880, buried Columbus, KS. vii. HOWARD A. THROOP, b. May 29, 1883, Columbus, KS; d. January 26, 1934, Brocton, MA; m. ETHEL //HOSKINS//. 3. viii. BERENICE ALMA THROOP, b. January 03, 1886, Columbus, Kansas; d. November 16, 1961, W ebb City, Mo-buried Mt.Hope Cem. Webb City, Mo. 4. ix. GRACE THROOP, b. December 09, 1888, Columbus, KS; d. September 04, 1955, Mt. Hope cemetery, Webb City, MO-died in TX. Generation No. 2 2. JAMES CLIFFORD5 THROOP (IRENE A.4 FULLER, JAMES HARLAND3, LEVI2, ABIAL1) was born November 14, 1870 in Milan , Washtenaw Co., MI, and died April 08, 1936 in KS--Buried City Cem. Columbus, KS. He married (1) NELLIE M. WALKER 1902, daughter of WILLIAM WALKER and CATHERINE. He married (2) ESTELLA D. WHITE June 23, 1913. Notes for JAMES CLIFFORD THROOP: Owned a Jewelry Store in Columbus, KS for many years. Child of JAMES THROOP and NELLIE WALKER is: i. CATHERINE I.6 THROOP, b. Private; m. MAX SHARPNACK. 3. BERENICE ALMA5 THROOP (IRENE A.4 FULLER, JAMES HARLAND3, LEVI2, ABIAL1) was born January 03, 1886 in Columbus, Kansas, and died November 16, 1961 in W ebb City, Mo-buried Mt.Hope Cem. Webb City, Mo.. She married ROY TAYLOR CLAYWORTH July 25, 1908 in Columbus, Kansas, Cherokee Co., son of EDWARD CLAYWORTH and SARAH TAYLOR. Notes for ROY TAYLOR CLAYWORTH: Worked in road and bridge construction as Project Supervisor. Children of BERENICE THROOP and ROY CLAYWORTH are: i. EDWARD SHELDON6 CLAYWORTH, b. October 29, 1909, New Mexico; d. April 13, 1966, San Antonio, Texas-buried Ft. Sam Houston Cem. TX; m. LAURA SIEBERT, November 02, 1939. ii. CARL JAMES CLAYWORTH, b. September 06, 1912, Lebanon, Laclede Co., MO.; d. March 22, 1974, Louisville, KY-buried Memorial Gardens Cemetery Louisville,KY; m. CAROLYN TUBBS, September 10, 1938. iii. ELON WYATT CLAYWORTH, b. July 06, 1915, Halstead, KS; d. December 23, 1973, San Antonio, TX; m. VELMA SCHAFFER, July 22, 1939. iv. SARAH IRENE CLAYWORTH, b. April 11, 1918, Columbus, Kansas; d. May 10, 1981, Joplin , Mo.-buried Mt. Hope Cem., Webb City, Missouri; m. JOSEPH THOMAS HAMILTON, January 01, 1938, Forest Park Church, Joplin, Missouri. v. LESTER JAMES CLAYWORTH, b. July 18, 1921, Cherokee Kansas, Cheorkee co KS; d. September 1962, Chicago, Ill.; m. LOIS SCOVILLE, November 17, 1945, Chicago, Ill. vi. ROY TAYLOR JR. CLAYWORTH, b. August 24, 1924, Asbury, Jasper Co., MO; d. September 1969, San Antonio, TX.; m. ELLY NORDSTROM, September 09, 1951, Sweden. vii. BABY CLAYWORTH CLAYWORTH, b. May 28, 1927. viii. NELLIE MAE CLAYWORTH, b. June 15, 1932; m. (1) JIM L. REED, Carterville, Missouri; m. (2) EDWARD PROVOST. 4. GRACE5 THROOP (IRENE A.4 FULLER, JAMES HARLAND3, LEVI2, ABIAL1) was born December 09, 1888 in Columbus, KS, and died September 04, 1955 in Mt. Hope cemetery, Webb City, MO-died in TX. She married (1) KARL GOODING 1911, son of OTHNIEL GOODING and LUCY DEXTER. She married (2) AURTHOR BRAITHWAITE Aft. 1917. Children of GRACE THROOP and KARL GOODING are: i. MADELINE6 GOODING, b. March 29, 1914; m. (1) ORVILLE SNIDER; m. (2) JACK KARCH. ii. NELLE LOUISE GOODING, b. Private; m. A. E. GAMMON. Notes for NELLE LOUISE GOODING: First name may be Kathryn.
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