Crofoot, Eva Ruth

Crofoot, Eva Ruth

Female 1911 - 1982  (70 years)

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  • Name Crofoot, Eva Ruth 
    Born 27 Apr 1911  Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Apr 1982  [2, 3
    Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I59244  Sackett | Descendants of Samantha Sackett Crowfoot (c1795-1878)
    Last Modified 10 May 2020 

    Father Crofoot, Eli Gideon,   b. 8 Dec 1876, Galva, Delmore Twp., McPherson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1929  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Boyce, Eva Mary,   b. 1 Jul 1870, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1921, Moore Haven, Glades, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1909 
    Children
    +1. Crofoot, Eva Ruth,   b. 27 Apr 1911, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1982  (Age 70 years)
     
    Family ID F23925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Chastain, Henry Neal,   b. 27 Oct 1909, Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1993, Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 24 May 1930  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 10 May 2020 
    Family ID F23926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2322] Kansas, Wills and Probate Records, 1803-1987, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 9 May 2020.
      Name: Eli G Crofoot
      Probate Date: 14 Oct 1929
      Probate Place: Chase, Kansas, USA
      Inferred Death Year: Abt 1929
      Inferred Death Place: Kansas, USA
      Case Number: 221
      Item Description: Probate Court Case Files, 216-254

      The estate filing is on the behalf of Eva Ruth Crofoot, age 18, a minor heir, by her uncle, J.F. Crofoot. He was granted guardianship. Ray and E.C. Crofoot each put up $6,000 as bond.

      The papers indicate that J.F. Crofoot discharged is duties on 5 Jun 1930 and paid the balance of the estate to Eva Ruth Crofoot Chastain.


      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 9 May 2020.
      Memorial ID 93198994
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/93198994

      Eva Ruth Chastain
      Birth 27 Apr 1911
      Death 20 Apr 1982 (aged 70)
      Burial
      Elmwood Cemetery
      Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 9 May 2020.
      The Manhattan Mercury (Manhattan, Kansas), 19 Oct 1993, Page 2

      Henry Neal Chastain

      Henry Neal Chastain, 83, Manhattan, died Monday at Stoneybrook Retirement Community.

      Mr. Chastain was born Oct. 27, 1909 in Chanute. He attended Baker University. In the 1930s, he began a 38 year career with the Santa Fe Railway.

      He married Ruth Crofoot, May 24. 1930. She died April 20, 1982. He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

      Survivors include a brother, E.M. "Buck" Chastain, Decatur, Ill.; a sister, Mary Lee Johnson, Chanute; two sons, Neal Chastain and Mel Chastain, both of Manhattan; three grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

      Services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home in Manhattan with graveside services at the Elmwood-Memorial Park Cemetery in Chanute at 2 p.m. Thursday. Visitation at the funeral home will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

      The family requests contributions in care of the funeral home to the Henry Chastain Kappa Sigma Scholarship Fund at Baker University.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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