Mary Ann SHIFFLER

Mary Ann SHIFFLER,1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 daughter of George SHIFFLER and Elizabeth MOYER, was born on 1 Apr 1860 in Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, USA,1, 5, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 died on 12 Sep 1951 in Plattsmonth, Cass, Nebraska, USA 5, 9, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 at age 91, and was buried in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA (Cedar Grove Cemetery). 22, 23, 24, 25
• Ancestral File Number: 11MC-K6Q. 7
• She was a member of the Congregational Church in Indianola. 25, 30
• She worked as a homesteader, Owner of store.
• She has conflicting birth information of Warrenville, DuPage, Illinois, USA. 28
• She appeared on the census on 9 Jun 1900 in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA. 31
• She appeared on the census on 24 Apr 1910 in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA. 32
• She appeared on the census on 10 Apr 1930 in Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA. 3
• She has conflicting death information of Indianola, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA. 3, 34
• Death Notes: Died in a lovely nursing home, Mirsomg Home, in North Platt
• Hand written - This sheet is from Nell Cless Breeding given to Dr. Jerry Colling: Mary died in a nursing home at Plattsmonth, Nebraska 19
• Burial Notes: Buried in the Protestant (north) cemetery out of west Indianola, pg. 27 by first husband Charles 42

Mary Shiffler Colling's maternal grandmother was Elizabeth Erb Meyer. 21

Wilhelm changed his name to Charles, courted Mary Ann of nearby Naperville, Illinois. 2

1876 Jerry D. Colling & Helen Colling Ballou have correspondence between Mary and Charles. She was writing from Naperville to Warrenville, Illinois. 42

Mary married Wilhelm "Charles" COLLING. 41

1880 United States Federal Census: State: Nebraska, County: Red Willow, City: Danbury Precinct, Page: 10, E.D.: 7, Call Number/URL: T9, 1454 rolls, Enumeration Date: 11 Jun 1880, Street: , House #: , 1. Dwelling #: 94, 2. Family #: 99, 3. Name: Colling, Mary, Personal Description: 4. Color: W, 5. Sex: F, 6. Age: 20, 7. , 8. Relationship: Wife, Civil Condition - 10. Married, 13. Occupation: Keeping house, Nativity: 24. Person's Place of Birth: Illinois, 25. Father's Place of Birth: Penn, 26. Mother's Place of Birth: Penn

1900 United States Federal Census - State: Nebraska, County: Red Willow, City: Indianola & Red Willow Precinct, Call Number/URL: Hand written 9057, Enumeration District: 158, Sheet #: 8A, Enumeration Date: 9 Jun 1900, Line #: 35, Location - 1. Dwelling #: 129, 2. Family #: 132, 3. Name: Colling, Mary, 4. Relationship: Wife, Personal Description - 5. Color: W, 6. Sex: F, 7. Date of Birth: Apr 1860, 8. Age: 44, 9. Whether single, married, widowed, or divorced: M, 10. Number of years of present marriage: 21, 11. Mother of how many children: 9, 12. Number of these children living: 9, Nativity Place of Birth - 13. Place of Birth: Illinois, 14. Father's place of Birth: Pennsylvania, 15. Mother's Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, 19. Occupation: , 20. Months not employed: 8, Education - 21. Attended school: , 22. Can read 23. Can write 24 Can speak English: yes

1900 When Charles died, Mary had 9 children, a $4,000 debt and started a little grocery store. Then she developed it into a dime store, adding dry goods later. 42

1910 United States Federal Census - State: Nebraska, County: Red Willow, City: Indianola, Ward 1, Call Number/URL: Series: T624, Roll: 853, Part: 3, Page: 185B, Enumeration District: 184, Sheet #: 10B, Enumeration Date: 24 Apr 1910, Line Number: 80, Location - Street: D Street, House #:__ , 1. Dwelling #: 167, 2. Family #: 168, 3. Name: Colling, Mary A., 4. Relationship: Head, Personal Description - 5. Sex: F, 6. Color: W, 7. Age: 50, 8. widowed, Mother of how many children - 10. # born: 9, 11. # now living: 8, Nativity - 12. Place of Birth: Illinois, 13. Father's Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, 14. Mother's Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, 17. Able to speak English, Occupation - 18. Trade: Merchant, 19. Nature of industry: Pack Store, 20. Employer, employee, on own account: OA, Education - 23. Able to read & 24. able to write: yes, Ownership of Home - 26. Owned, 27. Owned free, 28 house 32

1913 http://www.rootsweb.com/~neswngs/courtrecords/rwcourtbook26.htm
VOLUME 26 OF RED WILLOW DISTRICT COURT RECORDS
4. Ado Gerdes plaintiff Vs Samuel H Mosier, Zilpha Mosier, Mary Colling, Arthur Colling, H T Swain, Whose first and real name is unknown and -------Swain his wife first name unknown defendants filed Sept. 2, 1913 to foreclose on a first lien mortgage pages 23-27

1920's A widow of more than 20 years, she married her husband's nephew, a widower, Mathias Colling. They lived in Indianola the rest of their lives. She helped him care for Mathias's 3 children that were still at home. 21

I think I remember her when she was married to Matt, they lived across the alley from Grandma Lena Colling, if this is the one. She later went to a retirement home either Hastings, etc. and last I knew she had passed away. 43

1930 Federal Census: State: Nebraska, County: Red Willow, City: Indianola, 1st Ward, Enumeration District: 73-14, Sheet Number: 6A, Enumeration Date: 10 Apr 1930, Line Number: 26, Place of Abode: 1. Street: 3rd St., 2. House #: , 3. Dwelling: 145, 4. Family #: 148, 5. Name: Colling, Mary A., 6. Relationship: wife-H, 10. x, Personal Description: 11. Sex: F, 2. Color: W, 13. Age: 70, 14. Married, 15. Age at first marriage: 18, Education: 16. in school: no, 17. able to read and write, 18. Person birth place: Illinois, 19. Father's birth place: Pennsylvania, 20. Mother's birth place: Pennsylvania, 24. speak English: yes, Occupation: 25. none 33

1949 Dr. Jerry Colling's great Grandmother had small Colling reunion at Matt Colling's funeral. Jerry remembers her squinting around her cataracts to see the kids when they visited. Jerry made several visits after the funeral to the nursing home in Plattsmouth during her last months as he was courting Tina in the same town. 2, 26, 27, 28, 29, 42

Source Citations
1. Chart - Colling Descendents, Compiler: Martin Colling, Egon Colling, Jerry Colling and Bradly Colling Rec. Date: 7 Dec 1990.
2. 130 Years of Collings in America: 1855-1985, Compiler: Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1985.
3. Lucille's Collection, Compiler: Lucille (Hand written notes) Rec. Date: 2 Jul 35, pg. 10.
4. Family Group Records - John Henry Watson, Compiler: John Henry Watson. ID: #15.
5. Colling Family Tree - Jerry's D. Colling, Jerry D. Colling (corrected 24 Dec 1983) Rec. Date: 24 Dec 1983.
6. Evelyn's Collection, Compiler: Evelyn Rec. Date: 4 May 2002, Theodore Colling Family Group Record - Wilhelm-Charles Colling Family Group Record, Mathias Colling Family Group Record.
7. Ancestral Files at LDS Family History Center, Salt Lake City, Utah or Mesa, AZ, Rec. Date: various
8. 1880 United States Federal Census, Submitted by: Lois.
9. Date or Name on Gravestone.
10. Colling Family in America, Jerry D. Colling, M.D. (Obtained from Evelyn), Volume 1,
pg. 3, 6, 16.
11. 130 Years of Collings in America: 1855-1985, Compiler: Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1985, year only.
12. Ibid, 1860, pg. 11 1956.
13. Lucille's Collection, Compiler: Lucille (Hand written notes) Rec. Date: 2 Jul 35.
14. Ibid, date & place.
15. Evelyn's Collection, Compiler: Evelyn Rec. Date: 4 May 2002, Wilhelm-Charles Colling Family Group Record, Mathias Colling Family Group Record.
16. Letter - Dec 1983 Christmas, Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1983, Warrenville, IL.
17. Colling Family in America, Jerry D. Colling, M.D., (Obtained from Evelyn), Volume 1, pg. 3, 16.
18. 130 Years of Collings in America: 1855-1985, Compiler: Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1985, year only, pg. 11.
19. Ibid, 1951, pg. 11 1956 at a nursing home in Plattsmouth, NE.
20. Lucille's Collection, Compiler: Lucille (Hand written notes) Rec. Date: 2 Jul, pg. 10 Indianola, Nebraska.
21. Letter - Dec 1983 Christmas, Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1983, Indianola, NE.
22. 130 Years of Collings in America: 1855-1985, Compiler: Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1985,
pg. 11.
23. Evelyn's Collection, Compiler: Evelyn, Rec. Date: 4 May 2002, Cemetery Records ---- Red Willow County - Indianola Cemetery; Wilhelm-Charles Colling Family Group Record; Mathias Colling Family Group Record.
24. Ibid, Cemetery Records ---- Red Willow County - Indianola Cemetery.
25. Colling Family in America, Jerry D. Colling, M.D. (Obtained from Evelyn), Volume 1,
.pg. 14.
26. Letter - Dec 1983 Christmas, Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1983, pg. 18 A.
27. 130 Years of Collings in America: 1855-1985, Compiler: Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1985,
pg. 10.
28. Letter - Dec 1983 Christmas, Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1983.
29. Web Site - Karp Source Rec. Date: May 2002.
30. Evelyn's Collection, Compiler: Evelyn, Rec. Date: 4 May 2002.
31. 1900 United States Federal Census, Twelfth Census of the United States,.
32. 1910 United States Federal Census
33. 1930 United States Federal Census.
34. Letter - Dec 1983 Christmas, Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1983, 21.
35. Lucille's Collection, Compiler: Lucille (Hand written notes), Rec. Date: 2 Jul, date hand corrected to1887.
36. Colling Family Tree - Jerry's D. Colling, Jerry D. Colling (corrected 24 Dec 1983) Rec. Date: 24 Dec 1983, 11/23/1878.
37. Letter - Dec 1983 Christmas, Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1983, 23 Nov 1876.
38. 130 Years of Collings in America: 1855-1985, Compiler: Jerry D. Colling, Rec. Date: 1985, 1878 in Hastings.
39. Evelyn's Collection, Compiler: Evelyn, Rec. Date: 4 May 2002, Theodore Colling Family Group Record; Wilhelm-Charles Colling Family Group Record.
40. Colling Family in America, Jerry D. Colling M.D., (Obtained from Evelyn), Volume 1, pg. 6, 14.
41. Ibid, Volume 1, pg. 3.
42. Family Histories - Egon Colling contributions, Rec. Date: Dec 1999, pg. 20 or pg. 27
43. Colling Family in America, Jerry D. Colling M.D., (Obtained from Evelyn), Volume 1, pg. 17