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George Marion Umphrey

Male 1883 - 1958


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  • Name  George Marion Umphrey  [1, 2
    Born  16 Aug 1883  near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • He signed his World War I draft registration card George Marion "Umphery," but the name on the top of the card was "Umphrys."
    Iowa State Census  1885  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • George M. Umphreys, 73 Township, Range 3, Section 11, Address NE SW; age 1, male, single, born in Louisa County, Iowa, father's nativity: native, mother's nativity: foreign
    Iowa State Census  1895  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • George Umphrey, age 11, born in Louisa County Iowa, white
    Census  1900  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • George Umphrey, son, male, born August 1883, age 16, single, born in Iowa, father born in Illinois, mother born in Germany, at school, 8 months at school during the previous year, could read, could write, could speak English
    Iowa State Census  1905  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Card #: 621, George M. Umphreys (sic), Post Office: Morning Sun Iowa
    Census  1910  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • George M. Humphrey, son, male, white, age 27, single, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Illinois, mother's birthplace Germany (spoke German), could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry home farm, own account, not out of work April 15, 1910, number of weeks out of work in 1909: 0, could read, could write
    Residence  May 1915  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918  12 Sep 1918  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Serial Number: 838, No.: 270, George Marion Umphrey; Age: 35; Address: Morning Sun; Louisa County, Iowa; Date of birth: August 16, 1883; native born; Present trade: farmer; Where employed: Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; Race: white; Height: tall; Build: medium; Eye color: gray; Hair color: dark; Lost body parts, eye, or disabled?: no; Precinct: Local Board for the County of Louisa, State of Iowa, Wapello, Iowa, Date of registration: September 12, 1918
    Census  1930  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • (Anna "Umphreys" was widowed, living with her son, George "Umphreys":) Line number 18: dwelling number: 53, family number: 53: Anna Umphrey, head of household, owned home, value of house or monthly rental $2500, did not live on a farm, female, white, age 71, widowed, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Germany, father's birthplace Lunberg? Germay, mother's birthplace Lunberg? Germay, mother tongue German, state code: 13, country code: 13, nativity: V, immigrated to the US in 1860, naturalized, could speak English, occupation none
    Residence  Jul 1930  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died  29 Jan 1958  Mercy Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried  1 Feb 1958  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Obituary  6 Feb 1958  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    the Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • Funeral Services for Geo. Umphrey

      Funeral services conducted by t he Reverend O. R. Thome, pastor of the Methodist church, were held Saturday afternoon in the Pierce funeral home for George Umphrey, 74, lifelong resident of this community. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery.

      Umphrey died Wednesday afternoon January 29 (1958), in Mercy hospital in Burlington. In ill health for many months he had been a patient in the hospital earlier and was readmitted the day before his death.

      George Umphrey was the son of Francis and Anna Mahlinger Umphrey. He was born near Morning Sun on August 16, 1883 He had lived in town since 1913. His parents and two brothers, Richard and Waiter Umphrey are dead. He never married and leaves no survivors. Songs for the funeral service were by Robert K. Nichols with Mrs. Grace Wilson at the organ. Pallbearers were David Armstrong, Kteik Armstrong, Max Curran, Richard Mecklenburg, Everett Butler and Robert Dlckson.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [13
    • Name: George Umphrey; Sex: M; Born: 1883; Died or Buried: 1958; Age: 75; Buried: Elmwood (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page MS-76; Notes: 1883-1958
    Person ID  I13415  All Families
    Last Modified  27 Jan 2014 

    Father  Francis M. Umphrey,   b. 19 May 1842, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1915, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna M. "Ann" Mahlinger,   b. Nov 1857, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944 
    Married  27 Jun 1878  Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 13
    Alt. Marriage  27 Jun 1878  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Umphreys, Francis M.; Spouse: Maklinger, Anna; Marriage Date: 27 June 1878; County: Muscatine; State: Iowa
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Francis M. Umphreys; Bride's Name: Anna Mahlinger; Marriage Date: 27 June 1878; Marriage Place: Muscatine, Iowa; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02719-7; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1853873; Reference Number: p 386 Record C; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Family ID  F596  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Enumeration District 98; Supervisor's District 1; Sheet 2B; Page 1789; April 19, 1910

    2. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 4).

    4. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Enumeration District #87; Supervisor's District #74; Sheet 12A; Page 94 8372; June 16, 1900

    5. [S12665] Umphrey, George Marion - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, February 6, 1958; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S929] 1885 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa, page 19 301; Roll: IA1885_222

    7. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa

    8. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa; Roll: IA_96

    9. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 98, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 2B, page number: 107; enumeration date: April 19, 1910

    10. [S12664] Umphrey, Francis M. - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, page 4, May 27, 1915; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun town, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 58-15, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 3A, page number: 74; enumeration date: April 3, 1930

    12. [S12666] Umphreys, Walter A. - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, July 17, 1930; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 4).