Honora Catherine Rumery

30 September 1859–24 August 1954 (Age 94)
Wyoming, Jones, Iowa, United States

The Life of Honora Catherine

When Honora Catherine Rumery was born on 30 September 1859, in Wyoming, Jones, Iowa, United States, her father, Suel Clark Rumery, was 35 and her mother, Hannah Elizabeth Cooper, was 23. She married Henry Martin Kidder on 5 January 1887. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Prairie Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 24 August 1954, in Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Martin Kidder
1859–1934
Honora Catherine Rumery
1859–1954
Marriage: 5 January 1887
Olive Pearl Kidder
1887–1936
Minnie May Kidder
1889–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 January 1887
Norfork, Madison, Nebr.
children

(2)

    Olive Pearl Kidder

    Female1887–1936Female

    Female1889–1966Female

Parents and Siblings

    Suel Clark Rumery

    Male1824–1910Male

    Hannah Elizabeth Cooper

    Female1836–1909Female

siblings

(16)

    Albert M Rumery

    Male1852–1925Male

    Anna Rumery

    Female1854–Female

    Abbie Gertrude Rumery

    Female1858–1920Female

    Lucretia Irene Rumery

    Female1859–1925Female

    Female1859–1954Female

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 8

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 25

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

Name Meaning

English (Sussex): unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Laura R Kidder in household of Henry M Kidder, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora R Kidder in household of Henry M Kidder, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vora C. Rumery in entry for Henry M. Kidder, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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