Family: Decker, George Richard / Friend, Clara E. (F15368)

m. 4 Aug 1914


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  • Decker, George RichardFather | Male
    Decker, George Richard

    Born  2 Jul 1893  Roseville, Macomb County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Nov 1987  Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Troy, Oakland County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  4 Aug 1914  [1]  Wyandotte, Wayne County, Michigan, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Divorced  7 Feb 1920  [2, 3]  Michigan, USA  [2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Decker, John | F15365 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Trombly, Cecilia | F15365 Group Sheet 

    Friend, Clara E.Mother | Female
    Friend, Clara E.

    Born  24 Sep 1894  Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Unknown   
    Buried     
    Father   
    Mother   

    Decker, Pearl CeceliaChild 1 | Female
    Decker, Pearl Cecelia

    Born  23 Jun 1915  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Oct 2007  Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Weiland, Irvin V. | F15369 
    Married  12 Sep 1940  Highland Park, Wayne County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S124] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 11 Nov 2016.
      Name George R. Decker
      Age (Expanded) 21 years
      Birth Year 1893
      Birthplace Michigan
      Spouse's Name Clara Friend
      Spouse's Age (Expanded) 19 years
      Spouse's Birth Year 1895
      Spouse's Birthplace Ohio
      Event Date 04 Aug 1914
      Event Place Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan
      Father's Name John
      Mother's Name Cecelia
      Spouse's Father's Name William
      Spouse's Mother's Name Etta Mcneer

      "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3G2-HGR : 4 December 2014), George R. Decker and Clara Friend, 04 Aug 1914; citing Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, v 7 p 483 rn 108490, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,708.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S869] Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958, (https://familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 11 Nov 2016.
      Name Burt L. Van Orman
      Birth Date 1887
      Birthplace Iona Co., Mich.
      Age 33
      Spouse's Name Clara Decker
      Spouse's Birth Date 1894
      Spouse's Birthplace Fairfield Co., Ohio
      Spouse's Age 26
      Event Date 30 Mar 1920
      Event Place Lucas Co., Ohio
      Father's Name Best Van Orman
      Mother's Name Sarah Davis
      Spouse's Father's Name William Friend
      Spouse's Mother's Name El Mcnier
      Marital Status Single
      Spouse's Marital Status Divorced
      Spouse's Previous Husband's Name George Decker

      "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDWM-699 : 8 December 2014), Burt L. Van Orman and Clara Decker, 30 Mar 1920; citing Lucas Co., Ohio, reference P126-35990; FHL microfilm 2,134,491.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1319] Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 11 Nov 2016.
      Clara E. Decker
      George R. Decker
      Married 4 Aug 1914 in Detroit, Michigan
      One child
      Wife is complainant alleging extreme cruelty and non-support; cause was not contested
      Initial filing 17 Sep 1919
      Divorce granted 7 Feb 1920

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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