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Elise Magoon  FRENCH

Elise Magoon FRENCH

Female 1868 - 1943  (75 years)

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  • Name Elise Magoon FRENCH  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 14 Feb 1868  Mahaska County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Buried Oct 1943  Glendale Cemetary, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Died 1 Oct 1943  Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Notes 






    • [FrenchGED.]

      Elsie was about five feet tall and had bright red hair. She and Hiram
      loved to dance Square Dancing
      1. Hiram Harmon Brittain SHORT was born 30 Aug 1866 in Warren/Clarke Co. Iowa, and died 28 Jan 1943 in Des Moines, Iowa. He was buried 2 Feb 1943 in Glendale Cemetary, Des Moines. He was the son of Thomas Wesley SHORT and Susan BRITTAIN. He married Elise Magoon FRENCH 1 Mar 1891 in Marathon, Clarke County, Iowa, daughter of John B. FRENCH and Lydia WIEST. She was born 14 Feb 1868 in Jasper County, Iowa, and died 1 Oct 1943 in Des Moines, Iowa. She was buried in Glendale Cemetary, Des Moines.

      Children of Hiram Harmon Brittain SHORT and Elise Magoom FRENCH are:
      i. Minnie Mable SHORT was born 14 Jan 1894 in Des Moines, IA.. She married Arthur ERIXSON.

      ii. Erma Hazel SHORT was born 19 Jun 1896 in Des Moines, IA.. She married Floyd LAMM 29 Apr 1915 in Des Moines, Iowa, son of John B. LAMM and Mary Jane MCVEY. He was born 1 Sep 1890 in Des Moines, IA., and died 7 Jan 1964 in Osceola, IA..

      iii. John Floyd SHORT was born 20 Nov 1898 in Des Moines, IA., and died 10 Oct 1965 in Des Moines, IA.. He married Mary DINGMAN 21 Feb 1920 in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born 1 Mar 1901 in Des Moines, IA., and died 1984 in Des Moines, IA..

      iv. Ethel Elizabeth SHORT was born 19 Mar 1906 in Des Moines, IA., and died 24 Jun 1999 in Des Moines, IA.. She married William Martin FLAHERTY 2 Jun 1923 in Des Moines, Iowa. He was born 18 Mar 1901 in Pipestone, MN., and died 12 Dec 1979 in Des Moines, IA..

      v. Clyde SHORT was born 10 Dec 1891 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, and died 16 May 1967 in San Diego, California. He married Martha Lucinda HARDING 9 Jan 1912 in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born 11 Aug 1887 in Des Moines, IA., and died 5 Jun 1970 in Des Moines, IA..

      vi. Willard Lawrence SHORT was born 31 Aug 1901 in Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, and died 24 Mar 1976 in Des Moines, Iowa. He married Nora Lorraine HIRSCH 12 Feb 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa, daughter of Paul Fredrick HIRSCH and Hilma Annette GULBRANSON. She was born 21 Aug 1905 in Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, and died 9 Mar 1980 in Des Moines Iowa.

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      The German-speaking Mennonite Clemmer/Clymer family settled in Bucks County, PA in the early 1700's. NOTE: The maiden name of the mother appears as the middle name of her children. The spelling of surnames has been changed for uniformity.


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      Ahnentafel, Generation No. 1

      1. Elise Magoon Wiest French. She was the daughter of 2. John Beach French and 3. Lydia Wiest. She married Harmon Brittain Short, son of Thomas Wesley Thomas (IOWA) Short and Susan (Brittain) Britton. He was born 1866 in Warren County, Iowa.


      Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2

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      2. John Beach French. He was the son of 4. Joseph (INDIANA) French and 5. Elizabeth (INDIANA) Beach.


      3. Lydia Wiest.

      Child of Lydia Wiest and John Beach French is:1. i. Elise Magoon Wiest French. She married Harmon Brittain Short, son of Thomas Wesley Thomas (IOWA) Short and Susan (Brittain) Britton. He was born 1866 in Warren County, Iowa.


      Ahnentafel, Generation No. 3

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      4. Joseph (INDIANA) French was born in New York.


      5. Elizabeth (INDIANA) Beach was born in New York.

      Child of Elizabeth (INDIANA) Beach and Joseph (INDIANA) French is:2. i. John Beach French. He married Lydia Wiest.
    Person ID I0018  Short Family Tree - Donald 'Shorty' Short
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2008 

    Father John Beach FRENCH,   b. 27 Nov 1824, Dearborn, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1897, Wells County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Lydia Albright WIEST,   b. Mar 1845, Fairfield County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Wells County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harmon Brittain SHORT,   b. 31 Aug 1866, Warren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1943, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1891  Marathon, Clarke County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Willard Lawrence SHORT,   b. 31 Aug 1901, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1976, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F02  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1868 - Mahaska County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1891 - Marathon, Clarke County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Oct 1943 - Glendale Cemetary, Des Moines, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Oct 1943 - Des Moines, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S02247] Short Andrew.FTW.
      Date of Import: Sep 9, 2001

    2. [S02253] Shorts Line.FTW.
      Date of Import: Mar 11, 2002

    3. [S02257] Brittain12GED.FTW.
      Date of Import: Dec 27, 2002

    4. [S02277] FrenchGED.GED.
      Date of Import: Jul 27, 2003

    5. Marriage Records of Wells County.

    6. [S02252] french.FTW.
      Date of Import: Apr 17, 2002