- White Pine County (includes towns of Ely, Kimberly, Ruth),
May 1940, Ely, Nevada.
John Conrad Engelke,
born 1857, Hanover
mar 1stly to Beatrice Veldon
and had issue:
Charles Engelke [Charlie, Charley, John Charles],
born 2nd Aug 1889, St.Louis
mar 1913, Ely
, Nevada, to Eva Morris
[born 3rd Aug 1893],
he joined his father in running very successful provisions/boarding house businesses
but later lost everything,
never really recovered,
boarding house manager / cook in Ely, Nevada
he is described as "steward"
in small "hotel"
Kimberly (near Ely),
White Pine County
[US census, 1st Jan 1920]
family living with him,
he was running boarding house in Kimberly
as at c.1923,
he operated the Old American boarding house in McGill
later the McGill boarding house,
ran the No. 9 boarding house in Ruth
in 1940s he was janitor at Steptoe Valley
he died early 1947, Salt Lake City
hospital, Utah, age 57 yrs,
bur Elks plot, old cemetery, Ely, Nevada.
Eva worked as a nurse's
aid at the Catholic Holy Cross Hospital, Salt Lake City,
later worked as sorority / woman's dormitory house mother in
University of Nevada at Reno,
went into the Sierra Homes old people's home,
she died May 1982, Reno,
Nevada, age 88 yrs
[see Nevada State Journal, 23rd May 1982],
ashes in Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno,
- Morris Engelke, senior,
mathematician and physicist,
worked on both the atomic
(1952) bomb projects,
wrote out family tree,
mar Betty Dauncey and had issue:
- Alleen Engelke, mar Richard A. Dicks, senior, and had issue:
- Richard A. Dicks, junior, mar Amy --- and had issue:
- Thomas Allen Dicks.
- Diana Marie Dicks, mar Steven J. Tumillo.
- Morris Engelke, junior,
mar Marilyn Morrill and had issue:
- John Engelke.
- Charles Engelke, mar Braden ---.
- Mary Engelke,
mar 1stly to John Howell (later McDaniel) and had issue:
mar 2ndly to Tim Girvin.
- Brett McDaniel.
- Jason Patrick McDaniel.
- Kathryn Engelke.
- Honor Engelke, born 13th Oct 1928,
mar Jack Cobb,
she died 8th Sept 1999, age 70 yrs,
- Randy Cobb.
- Jon Cobb, mar Paula Schmalts and had issue:
- Kelsey Cobb.
- Chase Cobb.
Grave of Charles Engelke, Ely, Nevada.
Eva Morris, 1915, with baby Morris.
Kathryn and Morris, c.1920.
Morris and Kathryn, 1921.
Eva Morris and her children Morris and Kathryn.
Ely, Nevada, 1924.
Honor, Eva Morris, Barbara.
c.1947. Ely, Nevada.