Charles and Ida (Peterson) Small

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Charles and Ida (Peterson) Small on their wedding day, June 25, 1902 

Charles William Small, s. of William Small and Sophia (Talbot) Small, b. Winona County, MN., 1-27-1867; d. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 9-15-1942; spent his entire life operating his father's farm; md. Delton Township, Cottonwood County, MN., 6-25-1902, Ida Josephine, d. of Albert Peterson and Johanna (Andersdotter) Peterson; she b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 7-11-1876; d. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 12-1-1967; md. Charles in her parents' home, Delton Township, Cottonwood County, MN., returned to St. Charles by train and met at their farm home in St. Charles Township by 100 friends and relatives who (at an all-night celebration) presented the newlyweds with two handsome chairs and a rug and "tripped the light fantastic until an early hour."

Children:

i) Ruby Sophia Small, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 4-3-1903; d. St. Charles, Winona County, MN., 4-25-1990; md. Winona, Winona County, MN., 12-19-1921, Ralph Gerald, s. of Frank Beniah Harcey and Lela Ethelyn (Heath) Harcey; he b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 11-17-1899; d. St. Charles, Winona County, MN., 4-3-1993.

Children:

Living Harcey

Living Harcey

Laurel Ralph Harcey, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 2-10-1927; d. Nisswa, Crow Wing County, MN., 7-12-1998.

Irene Ruby Harcey, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 2-28-1929; d. Wabasha, Wabasha County, MN., 11-29-1997.

Living Harcey.

Living Harcey

Living Harcey

Roger Dale Harcey, b. Winona County, MN., 6-11-1940; d. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 6-26-1974.

Living Harcey

Living Harcey

Daniel Joseph Harcey, b. Winona, Winona County, MN., 1-17-1949; d. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 8-24-1990.

ii) Hazel Belle Small, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 8-4-1905; d. Winona, Winona County, MN., 2-7-1944; md. Winona, Winona County, MN., 11-27-1929, Anton, s. of Julius Steinke and Agnes (Aye) Steinke; he b. Fountain City, Buffalo County, WI., 5-27-1901; d. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 12-1-1983; he md. (2) Winona, Winona County, MN., 11-18-1944, Dorothy, d. of Roy Miles and Minnie (-----) Miles; she b. Winona, Winona County, MN., 9-2-1916; d. Wayzata, Hennepin County, MN., 5-24-2001.

Child:

Living Steinke

iii) Grace Ida Small, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 8-18-1907; d. Mabel, Fillmore County, MN., 9-3-2003; md. Winona, Winona County, MN., 10-18-1928, Howard, s. of William R. Barr and Elizabeth (Bohne) Barr; he b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 11-10-1899; d. Spring Grove, Houston County, MN., 11-2-1983.

Children:

Raymond Laverne Barr, b. Olmsted County, MN., 7-12-1928; d. Decorah, Winneshiek County, IA., 1-6-1998.

Living Barr

Dolores Elizabeth Barr, b. Winona County, MN., 3-1-1932; d. La Crosse, La Crosse County, WI., 5-3-2007.

iv) Minnie Lillian Small, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN.,2-13-1910; d. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 2-16-1963; md. St. Charles, Winona County, MN., 12-10-1939, Hilbert Carl, s. of Charles G. Ratsch and Marie (Boettcher) Ratsch; he b. Quincy Township, Olmsted County, MN., 2-16-1906; d. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 12-30-1999; Hilbert md. (2) Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 9-17-1966, Edna Olga, d. of Henry Voss and Louise ( ) Voss; she b. Houston County, MN., 4-4-1913; d. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 11-12-1997.

Children:

Living Ratsch

Dennis Hilbert Ratsch, b. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 5-16-1943; d. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 9-26-1987.

v) Bernard Charles Small, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 2-6-1912; d. Rochester, Olmsted County, MN., 2-23-1995; unmarried.

vi) Evelyn Winnifred Small, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 1-17-1915; d. Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, 5-14-1980; md. Dover, Olmsted County, MN., 5-9-1934, Merton E. Hemming; he b. Winona County, MN., 12-28-1910; d. 3-2-1970.

Child:

Living Hemming.

vii) Kermit William Small, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 11-2-1917; d. Lake City, Wabasha County, MN., 5-19-1999; unmarried.

viii) Lorna Hannah Small, b. St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., 11-2-1917; d. St. Charles, Winona County, MN., 7-21-2000; unmarried.

Photo album


Documents

Charles and Ida (Peterson) Small's marriage certificate 1902       

Charles and Ida (Peterson) Small wedding news article 1902

1903 Tax receipt

Ruby Small's Vowles School Minute Men Speaking Certificate

Ruby Small's Vowles School attendance certificate 1915

Ruby Small's 8th Grade Diploma 1918

Minnie Small's Vowles School attendance certificate 1924

Hillside Cemetery receipt letter 1926

Lorna Small's Vowles School attendance certificate 1927

Hillside Cemetery statement 1928

Lorna Small's report card 1928

Howard and Grace (Small) Barr wedding news article 1928

Anton Steinke and Hazel Small marriage license news article 1929

Charles Small's driver's license 1934

Kermit Small's 8th Grade Diploma 1936

Hilbert and Minnie (Small) Ratsch wedding news article 1939

Charles Small's obituary 1942

Hazel (Small) Steinke's obituary 1944

Ida (Peterson) Small's will 1952

 

The Small farm in the 1920's

Charles and Ida (Peterson) Small with their daughter Ruby in front of the old farm house on the Small farm in Section 15, St. Charles Township, MN., 1903

the family of Charles and Ida (Peterson) Small in the 1920's

the farm home of Charles and Ida (Peterson) Small, Section 15, St. Charles Township, Winona County, MN., about 1905; on the ground, l. to r: Mrs. Morton (Minnie Lybarger) Crow (1885-1976), Morton Crow (1873-1934), Eleanor Ham (Mrs. Eugene R. Barr, 1896-1979), Bernice Pfeil (Mrs. Wesley Manley, 1901-1981), Ella Rhames, Harold Pfeil (1899-1962) and Erford Ham (1893-1968) with the dog; back, l. to r: Fred Ham (1861-1956), Mrs. Fred (Minnie Johnson) Ham (1866-1953), William Peterson (1874-1966), Charles Peterson (1872-1947), Mrs. Lewis (Cora Talbot) Lybarger (1872-1916) with Glen Lybarger (1903-1995), Charles W. Small holding Ruby Small, Mrs. Charles (Ida Peterson) Small with Hazel Small (in the buggy), Lewis Lybarger (1859-1936), William Pfeil (1866-1941), Mrs. William (Minnie Small) Pfeil (1868-1948), Mrs. Gilbert (Hattie Rhames) Ham (1856-1943) and Gilbert Ham (1860-1920); an unidentified occasion; from a framed enlargement that hung for many years in Ida (Peterson) Small's dining room