William Joel Wrightsman1,2,3

ID# 20938, (1875 - 1961)
FatherWilliam A. Wrightsman4,3 (abt 1845 - )
MotherEuphema Kimbrell4,3 (abt 1848 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 23 May 1875, Maryville, Missouri5,6,7,8
Marriage: about 1908, Frederecka Hansen (about 1879 -9 )
Marriage: 15 Jun 1913, St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri, Alma B. Hurst (16 Aug 1878 - 27 Jul 1914)2,10
Marriage: 13 Jul 1918, Jackson Co., Missouri, Daisie C. Lipke (about 1888 -11,12,13 )
Death: 17 Sep 1961, Columbia, Boone Co., Missouri3,14
Burial: 19 Sep 1961, Roach Cemetery, Roach, Camden Co., Missouri3,15

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     He used the name Tim almost exclusively as an adult. He seems to have used his birth name, William, only for formal occasions, such as applying for marriage licenses and some census records. But his death certificate shows his name as Tim and his tombstone shows him as Timothy.16,3,17 He was born on 23 May 1875 in Maryville, Missouri.5,6,7,8
     He appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Cooper Twp., Gentry Co., Missouri, in the household of his parents, William A. Wrightsman and Euphema Kimbrell.18
     Tim appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Cooper Twp., Gentry Co., Missouri, in the household of Oscar B. Bailey and Alma B. Hurst, who would become his wife after the death of her husband.19
     William married first Frederecka Hansen about 1908.9
     William and Frederecka Hansen appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri, at 815 West 21st. St., enumerated 22 Apr 1910, reporting they were renting their home. Their daughter Marjorie was listed as living with them.20
     William married second Alma B. Hurst, daughter of Elijah Hurst and Margaret A. Best, on 15 Jun 1913 in St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri, with John M. Asbell officiating.2,10
     His wife died on 27 Jul 1914.21
     William married third Daisie C. Lipke on 13 Jul 1918 in Jackson Co., Missouri.11,12,13
     William and Daisie C. Lipke appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, at 1129 Virginia Ave., enumerated 6 Jan 1920, reporting they owned their home, free of mortgage. Her sister Nellie was listed as living with them.22
     William and Daisie moved across the river to Kansas City, Kansas, by 1924.23 They appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, at 1129 Richmond Ave., enumerated 5 Apr 1930, reporting they owned a home valued at $3,000, and owned a radio.24
     William appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, at 1136 Richmond, enumerated 16 Apr 1940, boarding with Alfred A. Hamper and his wife.25
     He was a farm laborer in 1900. By 1910 he was a foreman in a mail order house, by 1920 for an iron wheel company, and by 1930 for a steel plant. He had retired, or was unable to work by 1940, but his death certificate shows his occupation as laborer, suggesting he may have worked as a laborer again before he retired.26,27,28,29,30,31
     William died on 17 Sep 1961 in Columbia, Boone Co., Missouri, at age 86.3,14 He was buried on 19 Sep 1961 in Roach Cemetery, Roach, Camden Co., Missouri.3,15

Children:
     Child with Frederecka Hansen:

  • Marjorie Wrightsman20,32 (26 Jun 1909 - 14 May 1911)

Children:
     There were no children with Alma B. Hurst

Children:
     There were no children with Daisie C. Lipke

Citations

  1. [S7054] William Wrightsman household, 1880 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows name as William Wrightsman.
  2. [S7053] William J. Wrightsman and Alma Bailey, application for license to marry and marriage License.
  3. [S7056] Tim Joel Wrightsman, Standard Certificate of Death.
  4. [S7054] William Wrightsman household, 1880 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S7054] William Wrightsman household, 1880 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows age 5 and state.
  6. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows month, year, as 1875, age 25, and state.
  7. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for Timothy J Wrightsman, Soc. Sec. No. 510-05-9898, shows date, with year as 1875, town, and state.
  8. [S7056] Tim Joel Wrightsman, Standard Certificate of Death, shows date, with year as 1874, town, and state.
  9. [S7057] Tim J. Wrightsman household, 1910 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Missouri, shows married two years, his first marriage and her second.
  10. [S7063] Oscar B. and Alma B. Bailey tombstone, Savannah Cemetery, shows her as his wife.
  11. [S7055] William J. Wrightsman and Daisie C. Lipke, application for license to marry.
  12. [S7059] William J. Wrightsman household, 1920 U.S. Census, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, shows married.
  13. [S7060] William J. Wrightsman household, 1930 U.S. Census, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, shows married.
  14. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 9050486, Timothy Joel Wrightsman, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  15. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 9050486, Timothy Joel Wrightsman, includes tombstone photo.
  16. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows name as Tim Wrightman.
  17. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 9050486, Timothy Joel Wrightsman, includes tombstone photo showing same.
  18. [S7054] William Wrightsman household, 1880 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri.
  19. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri.
  20. [S7057] Tim J. Wrightsman household, 1910 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Missouri.
  21. [S7063] Oscar B. and Alma B. Bailey tombstone, Savannah Cemetery, shows date.
  22. [S7059] William J. Wrightsman household, 1920 U.S. Census, Wyandotte Co., Kansas.
  23. [S7062] Kansas City Kansas City Directory, pg 1091.
  24. [S7060] William J. Wrightsman household, 1930 U.S. Census, Wyandotte Co., Kansas.
  25. [S7061] Alfred A. Hamper household, 1940 U.S. Census, Wyandotte Co., Kansas.
  26. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows occupation as farm laborer.
  27. [S7057] Tim J. Wrightsman household, 1910 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Missouri, shows occupation as foreman, industry as mail order house.
  28. [S7059] William J. Wrightsman household, 1920 U.S. Census, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, shows occupation as foreman, industry as iron wheel company.
  29. [S7060] William J. Wrightsman household, 1930 U.S. Census, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, shows occupation as foreman, industry as steel plant.
  30. [S7056] Tim Joel Wrightsman, Standard Certificate of Death, shows occupation as labor, retired.
  31. [S7061] Alfred A. Hamper household, 1940 U.S. Census, Wyandotte Co., Kansas, shows no occupation, status unable to work.
  32. [S7058] Marjorie Wrightsman, Certificate of Death.