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John Yocum
(1836-1912)
Cynthia Ann Carter
(1844-1918)
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(1845-1917)
Sarah Jane Rawlins
(1852-1929)
Albert Yocum
(1875-1915)
Edith Jenkins
(1882-1951)

Leonard Yocum
(1902-1981)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sophie Helene Anna Adermann

2. Vera Edna Woods

Leonard Yocum

  • Born: 28 Dec 1902, Toledo, Cumberland, Illinois, United States 4
  • Marriage (1): Sophie Helene Anna Adermann on 24 Dec 1924 in Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Vera Edna Woods on 12 Jun 1971 in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States 3
  • Died: 13 Apr 1981, Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States at age 78 4 5
  • Buried: 15 Apr 1981, Jonesville, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States 5

bullet   Cause of his death was Carcinoma of the Liver, Metastatic.5

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He appeared on the 1910 United States Federal census in Jackson Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States. 6

He resided at 2088 25th in 1928 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 7

He appeared on the 1930 United States Federal census in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 8

He resided at 2097 25th in 1932 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 9

He appeared on the 1940 United States Federal census in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 10

He resided at 15712 Thomas in 1941 in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 11

He resided at 15712 Thomas in 1944 in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 12

He resided at 7757 Winona in 1953 in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 13

He resided at 7757 Winona in 1954 in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 14

He resided at 7757 Winona in 1956 in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 15

He resided at 7757 Winona in 1957 in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 16

He resided at 7757 Winona in 1958 in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 17

He resided at 7757 Winona in 1960 in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States. 18

His obituary was published in the Daily Reporter in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States. 19
Leonard Yocum
JONESVILLE
- Services for Leonard
Yocum, 78, of 604 Hemlock Court,
Evergreen Estates, Jonesville, who died
Monday morning in the Coldwater
Community Health Center, will be at 1
p.m. Wednesday in the Beebe Chapel of
the Eagle Funeral Home, Jonesville
with the Rev. John Palmer officiating.
He was a switch man with the Norfolk
and Western Railroad (formerly the
Wabash Cannonball) for many years
before he retired in 1965. Mr. Yocum was
born on Dec. 28, 1902 in Effingham, Ill.
and had lived in Allen Park, Detroit,
before moving to his present address
four years ago.
He was a member of the Allen Park
Presbyterian Church and the Findlater
Masonic Lodge 475 in Detroit, where he
was a 32nd degree Mason.
Vivian Anderson, whom he married on
Dec. 24, 1924, preceded him in death on
July 8, 1970. He married the former Vera
Woods on June 12, 1971. She survives.
Other survivors include a daughter,
Mrs. Robert (Maxine) Hackett of
LeRoy; a son, Harley Yocum of Detroit;
a sister, Mrs. William (Mary) Miller of
Quincy; six grandchildren and six great-
grandchildren. Three brothers preceded
him in death.
A Masonic memorial service will be
given by the Jonesville LaFayette Lodge
16 F & AM at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the
funeral home. Friends may call at the
funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.
Tuesday.
Burial will be in the Sunset View
Cemetery, Jonesville.

He was buried at the Sunset View Cemetery in Jonesville, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. 5 20


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Leonard married Sophie Helene Anna Adermann, daughter of Carl Ferdinand D. Adermann and Maria Albertine Auguste Heiden, on 24 Dec 1924 in Altamont, Effingham, Illinois, United States.1 2 (Sophie Helene Anna Adermann was born on 11 May 1902 in Mound Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States,21 22 23 24 died on 18 Jul 1970 in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States 21 25 and was buried on 22 Jul 1970 in Mound Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States 20.). The cause of her death was Infarct left and right lung, Osteolytic Skull.5

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

An Article about them was published in the Decatur Daily Review on 3 Jan 1925 in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States. 26

MARRIED
Martin Voelker of West township
and Miss Hilda Engel of this city,
were married Sunday by Rev. M. O.
Burkhardt, pastor of the Lutheran
church. Sophia Kruger and Herman
Voelker were the witnesses.
Leonard Yocum of Effingham and
Sophia Aderman were married Dec.
24 by Rev. M. O. Burkhardt. Mary
Yocum and Alma Aderman were the
witnesses.


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Leonard next married Vera Edna Woods, daughter of Wilbur Bartley Woods and Delpha Lingenfelter, on 12 Jun 1971 in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States.3 (Vera Edna Woods was born on 21 Jun 1910 in Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas, United States,27 28 died on 27 Sep 1981 in Fayette Township, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States 27 28 and was buried on 2 Oct 1981 in Jonesville, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States 20.)


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Sources


1 Marriage License, Effingham County Illinois Registraiton Number 666.

2 Immanuel Lutheran Church (Altamont, Illinois, United States), "Marriage Register 1879-1954".

3 Marriage License, Wayne County, Michigan Local File Number 1261474, State File Number 44442.

4 Index of Michigan Deaths from 1971 to 1996 (Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records. Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996 [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1998. Original electronic data from: Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records. Michigan Death Index, Lansing, MI, 1971-1996.),

Name: Leonard YOCUM
Birth Date: 28 December 02
Death Date: 13 April 81
Gender: Male
Residence: Jonesville, Hillsdale, Michigan
Place of Death: Coldwater, Branch, Michigan.

5 Death Certificate, State of Michigan Certificate of Death Number 0020225.

6 1910 United States Federal Census (Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910.T624, 1,178 rolls.).

7 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1928
STREET ADDRESS: 2088 25lh
RESIDENCE PLACE: Detroit, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Switchman
SPOUSE: Vivian Yocum
PUBLICATION TITLE: Detroit, Michigan, City Directory, 1928

8 1930 United States Federal Census (Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2002. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls.).

9 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1932
STREET ADDRESS: 2097 25th
RESIDENCE PLACE: Detroit, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Switchman
SPOUSE: Vivian Yocum
PUBLICATION TITLE: Detroit, Michigan, City Directory, 1932

10 1940 U.S. census, population schedule, Allen Park, sheet 14A, household 295; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T627.

11 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1941
RESIDENCE PLACE: Lincoln Park; Allen Park; Melvindale, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Brakeman
SPOUSE: Vivian Yocum
PUBLICATION TITLE: Lincoln Park, Michigan, City Directory, 1941

12 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1944
RESIDENCE PLACE: Lincoln Park; Allen Park; Melvindale, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Swtchmn
SPOUSE: Vivian Yocum
PUBLICATION TITLE: Lincoln Park, Michigan, City Directory, 1944

13 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1953
STREET ADDRESS: 7757 Winona AP
RESIDENCE PLACE: Lincoln Park;Allen Park;Melvindale, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Switchman
SPOUSE: Vivian A Yocum
PUBLICATION TITLE: Lincoln Park, Michigan, City Directory, 1953

14 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1954
RESIDENCE PLACE: Lincoln Park; Allen Park; Melvindal, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Switchman
SPOUSE: Vivian A Yocum
PUBLICATION TITLE: Lincoln Park, Michigan, City Directory, 1954

15 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1956
STREET ADDRESS: 7757 Winona AP
RESIDENCE PLACE: Lincoln Park; Allen Park; Melvindal, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Switchman
SPOUSE: Vivian Yocum
PUBLICATION TITLE: Lincoln Park, Michigan, City Directory, 1956

16 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1957
STREET ADDRESS: 7757 Winona AP
RESIDENCE PLACE: Lincoln Park; Allen Park; Melvindal, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Switchman
PUBLICATION TITLE: Lincoln Park, Michigan, City Directory, 1957

17 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1958
STREET ADDRESS: 7757 Winona AP
RESIDENCE PLACE: Lincoln Park; Allen Park; Melvindal, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Switchman
SPOUSE: Vivian Yocum
PUBLICATION TITLE: Lincoln Park, Michigan, City Directory, 1958

18 "U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989," database, Ancestry.com(http://www.ancestry.com/);

NAME: Leonard Yocum
GENDER: Male
RESIDENCE YEAR: 1960
RESIDENCE PLACE: Lincoln Park; Allen Park; Melvindale, Michigan, USA
OCCUPATION: Switchman
SPOUSE: Vivian Yocum
PUBLICATION TITLE: Lincoln Park, Michigan, City Directory, 1960

19 The Coldwater Daily Reporter, Coldwater Michigan.

20 Site Verification.

21 Death Certificate, Wayne County, Michigan Local File Number 585.

22 Report of Birth.

23 Immanuel Lutheran Church (Altamont, Illinois, United States), "Baptisms 1879-1953".

24 Immanuel Lutheran Church (Altamont, Illinois, United States), "Confirmation Records 1880-1920".

25 U.S. Social Security Death Index (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.),

Name: Vivian Yocum
SSN: 363-01-6950
Last Residence: 48101 Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States of America
Born: 11 May 1902
Died: Jul 1970
State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951).

26 (Decatur)The Decatur Daily Review, 3 Jan 1925, p. 5.

27 Index of Michigan Deaths from 1971 to 1996 (Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records. Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996 [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1998. Original electronic data from: Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records. Michigan Death Index, Lansing, MI, 1971-1996.),

Name: Vera E YOCUM
Birth Date: 21 Jun 10
Death Date: 27 September 81
Gender: Female
Residence: Fayette, Hillsdale, Michigan
Place of Death: Fayette, Hillsdale, Michigan.

28 U.S. Social Security Death Index (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.),

Name: Vera Yocum
SSN: 377-01-4356
Last Residence: 49250 Jonesville, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States of America
Born: 21 Jun 1910
Died: Sep 1981
State (Year) SSN issued: Michigan (Before 1951).


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