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Census Joshua & Eliza Brooks

1850

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Joshua Brooks M 52 Pennsylvania
Eliza Brooks F 45 Maryland
Mary A Brooks F 23 Pennsylvania
Andrew I Brooks M 21 Pennsylvania
Margaret Brooks F 19 Pennsylvania
John Brooks M 17 Pennsylvania
George W Brooks M 15 Pennsylvania (Father of Ella Brooks, great great grandmother)
Sarah A Brooks F 13 Pennsylvania
Catharine Brooks F 11 Pennsylvania
Martha Brooks F 9 Virginia
James Brooks M 7 Virginia
Rebecca Brooks F 5 Virginia
Minerva Brooks F 3 Virginia
Stephen Bolyard M 0 Virginia

Preston Co, Virginia

Census George W Brooks

1860

24 years old
born in Pennsylvania
Paternal great great great granfather

Jackson Township, Van Buren Co.

Census George W & Sarah Brooks

1870

George W 35 Farmer
Sarah 31 Listed as Keeping House
Son Charles 11
Daughter Ida A 9 months

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Census George W & Sarah Brooks

1880

George W 46 Pennsylvania birthplace
Sarah 43 Ohio birthplace
Son Charlie 20
Daughter Ida A 10
Daughter Ella L 9 (Paternal Great great grandmother J Edwin Zeitler mother)
Son John 1

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Iowa Census David & Cathorine Zeitler

1885

David 49
Cathorine 47
Son James H 21 (Paternal great-great grandfather)
Son Edwin C 14

Sioux, Lyon Co., Iowa

Iowa Census George & Sarah Brooks

1885

George 50
Sarah 45
Son Charles 24
Daughter Ida A 15
Daughter Ella L 14
Son John 6

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Marriage James H. Zeitler & Ella L. Brooks

Dec. 18, 1890

Paternal great-great grandparents)

James 26- Parents David & Catharine Slater Zeitler
Ella (middle initial listed as L or M) 20- Parents George W. & Sarah Harmon Brooks

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Birth J. Edwin Zeitler

June 26, 1893

Son of James and Ella Lee Brooks Zeitler

Paternal great grandfather

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Iowa Census James H & Ella L Zeitler

1895

James 34
Ella 24
Son George W 3
Son J Edwin 1 (Paternal great grandfather)

Van Buren Co.

Marriage E C Zeitler & Millie L. Burton

July 22 1896

Edwin C, age 26, son of David & Kate Slater Zeitler
Brother of James H Zeitler (paternal great great grandfather)
Millie L, age 21, daughter of William & Frances Beckwith Burton

Battle Creek, Ida Co, Iowa

Birth James D. W. Zeitler

Nov. 9, 1898

Son of Edwin C. and Millie L. Burton Zeitler

Grant Township, Ida Co.

Edwin- brother of James H. Zeitler (Paternal great-great grandfather)

Birth Sarah C. Zeitler

Nov 16, 1900

Daughter of James H. & Ella L. Brooks Zeitler

Sister of J. Edwin Zeitler (Paternal great grandfather)

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Birth Clara A. Zeitler

Jan. 12, 1908

Daughter of James H. & Ella L. Brooks Zeitler

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Sister of J. Edwin Zeitler (Paternal great grandfather)

Birth Zelma M. Zeitler

Oct 19 1908

Daughter of Edwin C and Millie L Burton Zeitler
Edwin brother of James H Zeitler (paternal great great grandfather)

Grant Township, Ida Co, Iowa

Census James H & Ella L Zeitler

1910

James H 46
Ella L 39
Son J Edwin 16 (Paternal great grandfather)
Son Asa D 14
Son Roe H 11
Daughter Sarah C 9
Daughter Clara A 2

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Birth Ada Dorathea Zeitler

Mar 20, 1912

Daughter of James H. & Ella L. Brooks Zeitler

Sister of J. Edwin Zeitler (Paternal great grandfather)

Chequest, Van Buren Co.

Marriage J Edwin Zeitler & Althea Marie Casady

June 28, 1914

J Edwin, age 21, son of J H & Ella Brooks Zeitler
Althea Marie Casady, age 17, daughter of Andrew & Maggie Foster Casady

Married Van Buren Co.

Parents of James Casady Zeitler (paternal grandfather)

WWI Draft Registration Card J. Edwin Zeitler

1917

Paternal great grandfather

Birth Harold Earl Zeitler

March 23, 1917

Son of J Edwin & Althea (Altha) Marie Casady Zeitler

Older brother of James Casady Zeitler (paternal grandfather)

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Birth Cora Cleon Zeitler

Nov 3, 1919

Daughter of J Edwin & Alethea May (Althea Marie) Casady Zeitler

Older sister of James Casady Zeitler (paternal grandfather)

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Census Edwin & Millie Zeitler

1920

Edwin 49
Millie 44
James 18
Herman 17
Alvin 15
Jalina (Zelma) 12
Charley 9
Esther 7

Cedar, Nebraska

Edwin brother of James H Zeitler (Paternal great great grandparents)

Birth James Casady Zeitler

May 15,1923

Son of J. Edwin & Aletha Marie Casady Zeitler

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Paternal grandfather

Marriage Leo H. Law & Clara A. Zeitler

Nov. 26, 1924

Leo 17- son of V.L. & H.B. Bishop Law
Clara 16- daughter of James & Ella Brooks Zeitler

Sister of J. Edwin Zeitler (Paternal great grandfather)

Douds, Iowa

Census J. Edwin & A. Marie Zeitler

1930

J Edwin 37
A Marie 33
Son Harold E 13
Daughter Cleon C 10
Son James C 7 (Paternal grandfather)

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Census James H & Ella L Zeitler

1930

James H 66 (Paternal great-great grandfather)
Ella L 59 (Paternal great-great grandfather)
Daughter Ada E Zeitler 18
Daughter Clara A Zeitler Law 22
Son in Law Leo H Law 22
Granddaughter Lilian L Law 4
Boarder Tomas Kennedy 70

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Marriage David B Lazenby & Ada D Zeitler

Sept. 23, 1933

David 27- son of A.G. & Anna Starr Lazenby
Ada 21- daughter of James & Ella Brooks Zeitler

Sister of J Edwin Zeitler (Paternal great grandfather)

Jefferson Co., Iowa

Census Harold E & Irma G Zeitler

1940

Harold 23 (brother of James C. Zeitler (paternal grandfather)
Irma 17

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Census J. Edwin & Marie Zeitler

1940

Jay 46
Marie 43
Son James 17 (Paternal grandfather)
Daughter Cleone Wells 20
Son in Law Hollis Wells 21

Milton, Jackson Township

Census James & Ella Zeitler

1940

James H 76 (Paternal Great-great grandfather, grandmother)
Ella L 69
Lodger Donald O Ouderman 20 (from Illinois)

Chequest Township, Van Buren Co.

Marriage Harry Martin & Esther Zeitler Watkins

Aug 19 1951

Harry Walter Martin, age 32, son of Oscar J & Lulu Gray Martin
Ester Mazie Fae Zeitler Watkins, age 32, daughter of Edwin & Millie Burton Zeitler (Edwin brother of James H. Zeitler, paternal great great grandfather)

Los Angeles, CA

Death Raymond Lloyd Watkins

April 4 1986

Age 55
Son of Esther Zeitler Watkins Martin (Daughter of of Edwin C & Millie Burton Zeitler (brother of James H Zeitler- paternal great great grandfather))
Los Angeles, CA

Death Zelma M. Zeitler Robinson

April 19 1995

Age 86
Daughter of Edwin C & Millie Burton Zeitler (brother of James H Zeitler (paternal great great grandfather))
Los Angeles, CA

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