213. Milton Delancy LATHAM
was born on Aug 9 1849 in Howardsville, Jo Daviess Co., Il. He died on
Apr 10 1924 in Hood River, Hood River, Or.(31)
(32) Will is book 9-50 #2086 He
was buried in Idlewild Cemetary, Hood River, Or. Idlewild Cemetery is on Tucker
Road south of Hood River, Oregon and is the location of numerous Sheldrake, Sheirbon,
Latham, Everson, etc. folk.
From 'History of Franklin County' page 523, at Hampton, Ia Library:
(Milton D. Latham was the fourth of a family of six children, and came
Franklin county in 1874, locating on section 26, in Reeve township,
he now resides. His farm consists of eighty-five acres, under good
cultivation. He was born in Jo Daviess Co., Ill., in 1849, where he
to manhood, receiving a common school education, and was married, in
to Emily Buss, born in England, in 1852. They are members of the
Methodist Episcopal Church at Geneva, and have three children --
Edith and Jessie. His father was born in Vermont, his mother in Ohio.
They were pioneer settlers of Jo Daviess Co., Ill., where they both
The parents of Mrs. Latham were born in England, where the mother died
1868. The father then emigrated to Stephenson Co., Ill., where he is
living, having had a family of eight children.)
Milton moved to Alexander and farmed there and then in his retirement
moved to Oregon where he died and is buried.
From "History of Lena" Excerpt from Lena Star, Lena Ill., Vol. 8--
Marriages --1874; Feb 11-- Miss Emily Buss and Milton Latham, both of
Lena, Ill. Married at the home of Ambrose Buss on a Wednesday evening
married to Emily Eliza BUSS (daughter of Jesse BUSS II and
Angeline ELDRIDGE) on Feb 11 1874 in Lena, Stephenson, Il.
Emily Eliza BUSS(33)
(6) was born on Sep 1 1852 in Sedlescombe, Sussex,
England. She died on Sep 28 1926 in Hood River, Hood River Co., Or. Will is
book 9-186 #2221 She was buried in Idlewild Cemetary, Hood River, Or. From
History of Franklin County Book, 1883, page 523, at Hampton, Ia.
library.: Emily Buss was born in England in 1852. The parents of Mrs.
Latham (Emily), were born in England, where the mother died in 1868.
father then emigrated to Stephenson Co., Ill., where he is still
having had a family of eight children.
Another source shows Emily's birth 9-1-1854. Married at the home of
Ambrose Buss on a Wed. Evening Milton Delancy LATHAM and Emily Eliza BUSS had the following children:
+229 i. Carrie Augusta LATHAM.
+230 ii. Edith Alta LATHAM.
+231 iii. Jesse Llewellyn LATHAM.
+232 iv. Della Leona LATHAM.
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