Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


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Pron. "EenG-ehl-key"

Charles Engelke.
May 1940, Ely, Nevada.

John Conrad Engelke,
born 1857, Hanover, Germany,
mar 1stly to Beatrice Veldon and had issue:

Charles Engelke [Charlie, Charley, John Charles],
born 2nd Aug 1889, St.Louis, Missouri,
mar 1913, Ely, Nevada, to Eva Morris [born 3rd Aug 1893],
he joined his father in running very successful provisions/boarding house businesses in Nevada,
but later lost everything, never really recovered,
boarding house manager / cook in Ely, Nevada and vicinity,
he is described as "steward" in small "hotel" in Kimberly (near Ely), White Pine County, Nevada, as at [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, Nevada, later the McGill boarding house,
ran the No. 9 boarding house in Ruth, Nevada,
in 1940s he was janitor at Steptoe Valley hospital, Nevada,
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,
had issue:

  1. Morris Engelke, senior,
    mathematician and physicist,
    worked on both the atomic (1945) and hydrogen (1952) bomb projects,
    wrote out family tree,
    mar Betty Dauncey and had issue:

    1. Alleen Engelke, mar Richard A. Dicks, senior, and had issue:
      1. Richard A. Dicks, junior, mar Amy --- and had issue:
        1. Thomas Allen Dicks.
      2. Diana Marie Dicks, mar Steven J. Tumillo.

    2. Morris Engelke, junior, mar Marilyn Morrill and had issue:
      1. John Engelke.

    3. Charles Engelke, mar Braden ---.

    4. Mary Engelke,
      mar 1stly to John Howell (later McDaniel) and had issue:
      1. Brett McDaniel.
      2. Jason Patrick McDaniel.
      mar 2ndly to Tim Girvin.

  2. Kathryn Engelke.

  3. Honor Engelke, born 13th Oct 1928,
    mar Jack Cobb,
    she died 8th Sept 1999, age 70 yrs,
    had issue:
    1. Randy Cobb.
    2. Jon Cobb, mar Paula Schmalts and had issue:
      1. Kelsey Cobb.
      2. Chase Cobb.

  4. Barbara Engelke.

Grave of Charles Engelke, Ely, Nevada.

Eva Morris, 1915, with baby Morris.
McGill, Nevada.

Kathryn and Morris, c.1920. McGill, Nevada.

Morris and Kathryn, 1921. McGill, Nevada.

Eva Morris and her children Morris and Kathryn.
Ely, Nevada, 1924.

Honor, Eva Morris, Barbara.
c.1947. Ely, Nevada.

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