Emma Viola Todd Shillinglaw of Independence IA
SHILLINGLAW, Emma Viola Todd9, (Morris8, Allen7, David6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in 1859, in Quasqueton, Iowa, married in 1882, C. M. Shillinglaw, who at that time was a merchant in Rockley, Iowa. Afterwards they moved to Independence, Iowa, where he became cashier of the Commercial State Bank. His health failing, he purchased a farm about twelve miles from Independence, Iowa, and one mile from Rowley, where he lived until his death in 1901.
She also was a teacher before her marriage. After her husbands death she remained on the farm for four or five years and then she moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for the purpose of educating her children in the State Teachers College located there.
I. William M., b. in 1884, in Rowley, Ia., m. in 1908, Gertrude Nemo. He resided with his parents until the death of his father in 1901, when he took charge of the interest of his father in a stock of merchandise in Brandon, Ia. After his marriage he moved to Las Vegas, San Miguel County, N. M., and engaged in the real-estate business and there he was living in 1917. They had issue; (1) William M.; (2) Owen H.; (3) Dorothy E.
II. Robert A., b. in 1885, in Rowley, Ia., d. in 1912, m. in 1907, Myrtle Page. He, too, resided with his parents until the death of his father when he assisted in the management of the farm and also in taking care of the merchandise stock of his father. No children.
III. Ralph M., b. in 1887, in Rowley, Ia., he lived with his parents until he was of age when he went to Canada and located on land near Superb, Canada, where he was still living in 1917, at that time he was unmarried.
IV. David L., b. in 1889, in Sioux Falls, So. Dak., he lived with his parents and was educated in the State Teachers College at Cedar Rapids, Ia., and also graduated from the State University of Iowa, having taken the law course in that college. In 1917, he was living in Waterloo, Ia., where he is following his chosen profession.
V. Jessie M.
VI. Hazel D.
VII. Marion M.
VIII. Colin M.