Notes for LOUIS W EMMONS::

Son of Albert and Rachel (Crew) Emmons.
Born: April 20, 1870 in Benton County, Iowa.
Died: May 27, 1947 in West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa.
Buried: May 31, 1947 in Oakridge Cemetery, West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa.
July 12, 1870 - Kane Township, Benton County, Iowa.
1880 - Washington Township, Keokuk County, Iowa.
1885 - Washington Township, Keokuk County, Iowa.
April 24 1930 - Washington Township, Keokuk County, Iowa.
Residence: 1915 - Keokuk County, Iowa.

Married: (1) Aurora E Bundy January 26, 1893 in Stillwater Meeting, Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio.
(2) Edith Heald May 6, 1903 in Hickory Grove, Cedar County, Iowa.

Obituary of Louis W. Emmons, from the What Cheer Patriot Chronicle,6-5-1944

Funeral for Louis W. Emmons, 77, was at the Snider funeral home at West Liberty Saturday at 2:30 p. m. Burial was at the Oakridge cemetery at West Liberty.

Mr. Emmons died May 27 at West Liberty, after a lingering illness. The son of Albert and Rachel Emmons, he was born in Benton county April 20, 1870. Most of his life was spent in the vicinity of What Cheer.

He was twice married; first to Ora Bundy in the year 1893. To them was born one son, Randall. His first wife died in the year 1898. May 6, 1903, he was married to Edith Heald.

Surviving are his wife, four sons, Randall of Robbins, N. C., Harold of Iowa City, Marion of Roscoe, Calif., Melvin of What Cheer, and one daughter, Mrs Ethel Hampton of What Cheer. Other survivors are three brothers. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and two sisters.

1870 Census

1885 Census
Name: Luis Emmons
Event: Census
Event Year: 1885
Event Place: Washington, Keokuk, Iowa
Gender: Male
Age: 14
Estimated Birth Year: 1871
Family Number: 3
Page: 1
Line Number: 13
Film Number: 1021486
Digital Folder Number: 004539614
Image Number: 00625
Household Gender Age
Albert Emmons M 49
Rachel Emmons F 46
Elwood Emmons M 24
Luis Emmons M 14
Wilson Emmons M 9
Sarah Emmons F 7

1930 Census