- White Pine County (includes towns of Ely, Kimberly, Ruth),
May 1940, Ely, Nevada.
John Conrad Engelke,
born 1857, Hanover
He mar 1stly to Beatrice Veldon
and had issue:
Charlie, Charley, John Charles,
born 2 Aug 1889, St.Louis
mar 1913 to Eva Morris
[born 3 Aug 1893].
They mar in Ely
He joined his father in running a very successful provisions / boarding house businesses
But later lost everything.
Never really recovered.
He was a boarding house manager / cook in Ely, Nevada,
They are listed
[US census, 1 Jan 1920]
in Kimberly (near Ely),
White Pine County
He is "steward" in small "hotel".
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.
He 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.
She later worked as sorority / woman's dormitory house mother in
University of Nevada at Reno.
She went into the Sierra Homes old people's home.
She died May 1982, Reno,
Nevada, age 88 yrs
[Nevada State Journal, 23 May 1982].
Her ashes in Masonic Memorial Gardens, Reno.
- Morris Engelke, senior,
John Morris Engelke,
born 15 Aug 1915,
Mathematician and physicist.
He mar 1938 to Betty Dauncey.
worked on both the atomic
(1952) bomb projects.
He wrote out family tree.
Morris and Betty 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,
Kathryn Dorthea Engelke,
Catherine, "Katherine" in 1920 census,
born Ely, Nevada, 8 June 1918.
- Honor Engelke,
Clare is after
Clare Morris, NOT Claire,
born 13 Oct 1928, Ely, Nevada.
Bachelors in Education
in University of Nevada (think at Reno).
mar c.1952, Sacred Heart church, Ely, Nevada,
to Jack Cobb
[born 16 Dec 1926, Garfield, Utah].
Jack was Salesman / Advertising executive in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Honor was teacher in Reno and Las Vegas. She taught piano.
He died 29 Oct 1991, Reno, age 64 yrs.
She died 8 Sept 1999, Reno, age 70 yrs.
They had issue:
- Randy Cobb.
- Jon Cobb, mar Paula Schmalts and had issue:
- Kelsey Cobb.
- Chase Cobb.
Barbara Ann, "Bobby",
Ann is after Aunty Ann,
born 4 Nov 1930, Ely, Nevada.
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.