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Charles Herman Granaman

Male 1876 - 1954


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  • Name  Charles Herman Granaman  [1, 2, 3
    Born  6 Oct 1876  near Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Alt. Birth  9 Oct 1876  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alt. Death  26 Mar 1948  [2, 6
    • This was his wife's death date. In her obituary of March 27, it stated Charles survived. His obituary was in 1954, ergo this date is incorrect.
    Residence  Apr 1951  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died  31 Jul 1954  Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Obituary  2 Aug 1954  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    the Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette 
    • Sperry (IA) -- Charles H. Granaman, 77, died at the home of his son, William Granaman, at 1:30 p.m. July 31. Death terminated a long illness.

      Granaman was born on a farm near Sperry on October 6, 1876, the son of William and Frances Sorber Granaman. On February 26, 1901, he was married to Minnie E. Ping, who died March 26, 1948.

      Granaman lived on the same farm near Sperry for 53 years. Surviving are six children: William Granaman, Sperry; Ora Granaman, at home; Mrs. Frances Peterson, Mediapolis; Mrs. Ethel Gieselman, Mount Union; Mrs. Hugh Gesling, Carman, Illinois, and Mrs. Lillian Hightower, of Burlington.

      Also surviving are two brothers and a sister: Martin and Graver Granaman, both of Burlington, and Mrs. G. A. Isett of Glendale, California; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

      Last rites will be held at the Fry chapel, in Mediapolis, at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery, in Burlington.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery Book records  [5
    • Name: Charles H. Granaman; Born: 10/06/1876; Died: 07/31/1954; Interred: 08/03/1954; Garden: Acacia Lawn; Lot: 90; Space: 6
    Buried  3 Aug 1954  Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery, West Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    Person ID  I47028  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  William Fred Granaman,   b. 9 Apr 1846, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1917, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ella Frances "Frances" Sorber,   b. 29 Oct 1853, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1941 
    Alt. Marriage  7 Apr 1876  Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married  27 Apr 1876  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: William Grannaman; Groom's Birth Date: 1849; Groom's Age: 27; Bride's Name: Fannie Sorber; Bride's Birth Date: 1854; Bride's Age: 22; Marriage Date: 27 April 1876; Marriage Place: Des Moines, Iowa; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02529-9; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 956352; Reference Number: item 1
    Issue 
    • There were at least six children from this marriage.
    Family ID  F20427  Group Sheet

    Family  Minnie Ethel Ping,   b. 14 Oct 1878, near Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1948, near Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Feb 1901  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 8
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Charles Granaman; Groom's Birth Date: 1876; Groom's Birthplace: Franklin Township; Groom's Age: 25; Bride's Name: Minnie Ethel Ping; Bride's Birth Date: 1878; Bride's Birthplace: Sperry; Bride's Age: 23; Marriage Date: 26 February 1901; Marriage Place: Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: William Granaman; Groom's Mother's Name: Fanny Sorber; Bride's Father's Name: Wm. Ping; Bride's Mother's Name: Catherine Griffith; Groom's Race: White; Bride's Race: White
    Children 
    >1. William Leslie Granaman,   b. 13 Dec 1901, Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1972, Burlington Memorial Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Frances Catherine Granaman,   b. 6 May 1903, Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1973, Saint Francis Continuation Care Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Lillian Olive Granaman,   b. 3 Jul 1905, Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 2001, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ethel L. Granaman,   b. 12 Feb 1907, Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1995, Morning Sun Care Center, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ora C. Granaman,   b. 30 Jul 1910,   d. 20 Apr 1964, near Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Zaida L. Granaman,   b. 7 Apr 1917, Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 2010, Oak Lane Nursing and Rehab, Stronghurst, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F17916  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1693] Granaman, William Leslie - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 21, April 12, 1972; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S5948] World Connect - Ivan Beckman Family Tree: ivanbeckman, (last updated: 2010-07-25 02:53:09 UTC (Sun), contact Ivan) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S3215] Iowa Births and Christenings, Iowa County Births (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S5944] Granaman, Charles Herman - Obituary, (originally published in the Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 15, August 2, 1954; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4000] Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery Records, (published by the Iowa Genealogical Society, 1983 & 2000, publication #0323; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S5943] Granaman, Minnie Ethel (Ping) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 9, March 27, 1948; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S11857] Granaman, Jesse I. - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 9, April 21, 1951; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S3256] Granaman, Elijah Russel "Skinney" - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 9, May 22, 1948; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).