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Kathryn W. Eyler

Female 1911 - 2005


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  • Name  Kathryn W. Eyler  [1, 2, 3
    Born  19 Feb 1911  Hillsboro, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Female 
    Alt. Spelling/AKA 
    • Her surname was also spelled "Eiler." Her given name was also spelled "Katherine."
    Iowa State Census  1915  Cedar Township, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Card Number: 100, female, white, single, could not read, could not write, number of years in Iowa: 4, Kathryn W. Eyler, age 4, Lee County, post office address: Hillsboro, Iowa, R.R.1, Cedar Township, birth place: Iowa, did not own home or farm, father's birthplace: Iowa, mother's birthplace: West Virginia, signed by assessor: R. E. Bell
    Census  1920  Cedar Township, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Kathryn Eyler, daughter, female, white, age 8, single, attended school since September 1919, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Virginia, could speak English, occupation none
    Iowa State Census  1925  Cedar Township, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Kathryn Eyler, daughter, female, white, age 15, single, attended rural school, state highest grade (1-8): 6, number of months in school in 1924: 8, could read, could write, place of birth: Iowa, name of father: C. W. Eyler, father's birthplace: Iowa, father's age at last birthday: 57, name of mother: Alice Eyler, mother's birthplace: West Virginia, place of marriage of parents: Iowa, church affiliation: Christian
    High School  Abt 1929  Hillsboro, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Hillsboro High School 
    Census  1930  Cedar Township, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Catherine (sic) Eyler, daughter, female, white, age 19, single, attended school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace West Virginia, state code: 65, could speak English, occupation none
    Education  Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Chillicothe Business College 
    Education  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Iowa Wesleyan College 
    • She was involved with Pi Beta Phi while attending Iowa Wesleyan College, and was active in it as late as the 1950s.
    Residence  Sep 1994  Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Birthday Announcement  11 Feb 2001  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Kathryn McCosh of Winfield will be honored at an open house in celebration of her 90th birthday.

      The event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 17, at Twin Lakes Country Club in Winfield.

      No gifts, please, but cards would be appreciated.

      The children of Kathryn and the late Leland McCosh are Chuck and Pat McCosh of Centerville, Ohio, and Molly and Tom Clause of Winterset.
    Died  23 Dec 2005  Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Obituary  25 Dec 2005  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Kathryn W. McCosh, 94, of Winfield, died Friday December 23, 2005, at the Sunrise Terrace Care Center in Winfield. The daughter of Conrad and Alice (Miller) Eyler, she was born February 19, 1911, at Hillsboro, Iowa. On June 17, 1933, she married Leland McCosh, who died February 2, 1984.

      She was a graduate of Hillsboro High School and attended Iowa Wesleyan College and the Chillicothe Business College in Chillicothe, Missouri. She worked for several years as a bookkeeper for Bunker Welding in Winfield. She was a member of the Winfield United Methodist Church; Pi Beta Phi; Chapter P. T.T.T.; was a charter member of the Henry County Hospital Auxiliary and the Sunrise Terrace Auxiliary.

      Survivors include: one daughter, Mary Kathryn (Molly) Clause and husband Tom of Winterset, Iowa; one son, Charles Arthur (Chuck) McCosh and wife Pat of Dayton, Ohio; 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; one niece Wilma Wilson of Hillsboro, Iowa.

      She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, an infant son and three brothers.

      The funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 28, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. at the Winfield United Methodist Church, with Reverend Tom Connors officiating. Interment will follow at the Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield, where the family will meet with friends from 5-7:00 p.m. A memorial has been established for the Eden Fund at Sunrise Terrace Care Center.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Kathryn W McCosh; born: 19 February 1911; died: 23 December 2005 (V); last residence: 52659 (Winfield, Henry, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  28 Dec 2005  Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery, Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID  I19282  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Conrad William Eyler,   b. 15 Aug 1867, near Primrose, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1951, Hillsboro, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Alice Jane Miller,   b. Feb 1874, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959 
    Married  20 Dec 1894  [12
    Headstone Photograph 
    • Alice Jane (Miller) and Conrad William Eyler's grave is located at the Hillsboro Cemetery in Salem Township, Henry County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Eyler. Alice; 1874 - 1959 (?). Conrad W.; 1867 - 1951"
    The Headstone of Conrad William and Alice Jane (Miller) Eyler
    The Headstone of Conrad William and Alice Jane (Miller) Eyler
    Family ID  F10150  Group Sheet

    Family  Leland C. McCosh,   b. 5 Oct 1909, Canaan Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1984, University Hospitals, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jun 1933  Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13
    Newspaper Article  8 Sep 1945  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Hillsboro

      Mr. and Mrs. Leland McCosh and baby moved from Denver, Colorado, last week to a farm near Winfield. Mrs. McCosh was formerly Kathryn Eyler of Hillsboro.
    Residence  Feb 1968  Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    U.S. Public Records Index 
    • Name: Leland C. McCosh; Street address: 707 West Central Avenue; City: Winfield; County: Henry; State: Iowa; Zip Code: 52659; Phone Number: 319-257-6774; Record Number: 56507768

      Name: Kathryn W. McCosh; Birth Date: February 1911; Street address: 707 West Central Avenue; City: Winfield; County: Henry; State: Iowa; Zip Code: 52659; Phone Number: 319-257-6774; Record Number: 56547585
    Children 
     1. John Lee McCosh,   b. 1934,   d. 1934
    >2. Mary Kathryn "Molly" McCosh
    >3. Charles Arthur "Chuck" McCosh
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F6840  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S3706] Zaba Search (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S627] World Connect - Mathews and Lee Family Genealogies: dgrandfield, (last updated: 2005-03-26 19:39:04 UTC (Sat), contact: Dianne Grandfield) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S3746] McCosh, Kathryn W. (Eyler) - 90th Birthday Announcement, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, February 11, 2001; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S2781] McCosh, Kathryn W. (Eyler) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, December 25, 2005; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S9143] Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery, Henry County, Iowa - Burials, (published at the Winfield (Iowa) Historical Society (web site)) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Cedar Township, Lee County, Iowa, Post Office: Hillsboro, Iowa RR1 Roll: IA1915_288

    8. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Cedar Township, Lee County, Iowa; enumeration district: 60; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 1A, page number: 1; enumeration date: January 7, 1920

    9. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Cedar Township, Lee County, Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1797

    10. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Cedar Township, Lee County, Iowa; enumeration district: 56-1, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 3A, page number: 3; enumeration date: April 7, 1930

    11. [S3745] McCosh, Jennifer Kay and Kirk Edward Weaver - Marriage Announcement, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 3C, September 18, 1994; Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S4147] Eyler, Conrad William - Obituary, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 4, Thursday, March 29, 1951; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S2782] McCosh, Leland C. - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 15, February 2, 1984; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S2779] McCosh, Leland C. and Family - Moved to Winfield, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 3, Saturday, September 8, 1945; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S2780] Walker Elaine Carolyn and Dennis Gates - Engagement Announcement, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 17, February 25, 1968; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S71] U.S. Public Records Index (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).