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Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM WITTER1 DAKIN was born August 19, 1888 in Sugar Creek Township, Miami County, KS(sources: 1,2,3), and died February 03, 1964 in Drexel, Bates County, MO(sources: 4,5,6). He married NEVA LEE HARMER(sources: 7) December 14, 1914 in Miami County, Kansas. She was born April 18, 1892 in Miami County, KS(sources: 8,9,10,11), and died July 02, 1977 in Kansas City, Jackson County, MO(sources: 12,13,13,14).

Notes for WILLIAM WITTER DAKIN:

Date of birth questionable.

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More About WILLIAM WITTER DAKIN:

Burial Location: Rockville Cemetery, Louisburg, KS

Last Residence: no location given(sources: 15)

SSN: Bef. 1951, 493-18-7870 issued in MO(sources: 15)

More About NEVA LEE HARMER:

Burial Location: Rockville Cemetery, Louisburg, KS

Last Residence: Kansas City, Jackson County, MO 64138, source lists incorrectly Clay County(sources: 15)

SSN: Bef. 1951, 500-28-2861 issued in MO(sources: 15)

Marriage Notes for WILLIAM DAKIN and NEVA HARMER:

Tombstone inscription: Rockville Cemetery, Miami County, KS (picture)

DAKIN

William W. Neva L.

1888-1964 1892-1977

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11 Oct 1999

http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/miami/marriage/marriage10.html

Dakin, William, and Neva Hammer, Information Provided: Marriage License Issued, date not shown, Date Published: 1 Jan 1915, Publication: Miami Republican, Reference: MICOGESOQU Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 18

Children of WILLIAM DAKIN and NEVA HARMER are:

2. i. NORA CATHERINE2 DAKIN, b. September 14, 1915, Platte City, Platte County, MO; d. August 10, 1978, Lakeside Hospital, Jackson County, Kansas City, MO.

ii. MYRTLE DAKIN, b. Abt. 1918; d. Abt. 1918(sources: 16).

More About MYRTLE DAKIN:

Burial Location: Rockville Cemetery, Louisburg, KS

3. iii. PAUL WILLIAM DAKIN, b. July 03, 1920, Drexel, Bates County, MO; d. November 20, 1997, St Joseph, Buchanan County, MO.

Generation No. 2

2. NORA CATHERINE2 DAKIN (WILLIAM WITTER1) was born September 14, 1915 in Platte City, Platte County, MO(source: 17), and died August 10, 1978 in Lakeside Hospital, Jackson County, Kansas City, MO(source: 18,19). She married MONTIE FRANCIS GAINES February 22, 1940. He was born October 25, 1910 in Dearing, Montgomery County, KS(source: 19), and died May 30, 1980 in home, 7900 E 92nd, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO(source: 19).

Notes for NORA CATHERINE DAKIN:

Waitress, homemaker.

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Burial at Mount Moriah, Freeman Cemetery, Kansas City, MO.

Tombstone inscription: (picture 1996)

GAINES

Nora C

1915-1978

Montie F

1910-1980

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More About NORA CATHERINE DAKIN:

Burial Location: Mt Moriah Freeman, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO

Last Residence: Kansas City, Jackson County, MO 64138, source lists incorrectly Clay County(sources: 20)

SSN: Bef. 1951, 487-14-7281 issued in MO(sources: 21)

Notes for MONTIE FRANCIS GAINES:

Burial at Mount Moriah, Freeman Cemetery, Kansas City, MO.

Tombstone inscription: (picture 1996)

GAINES

Nora C

1915-1978

Montie F

1910-1980

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from William F Gaines 1997

Montie served in Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) stationed stateside in Montana. As a child he was raised at Montgaw Springs, MO, by Aunt Grace Cole Eason. The story had been told that Montie was bought by Grace for $1.

He grew up hunting and fishing. During the Depressio era he went to California. He came back to MO, met and married Nora Catherine Dakin. After the birth of thier three daughters, the CCC sent him to Montana again. After WWII ended, three boys came along.

Montie worked in the sheep pens at the KC Stockyards; Hillcrest Country Clubdoing grounds maintenance; in 1951 went to work as Bullistics Truck Driver, Lake City Army Ammunitions Plant, while at the same time worked at Cortson's Turkey Farm. He retired from Lake City.

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More About MONTIE FRANCIS GAINES:

Burial Location: Mt Moriah Freeman, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO

Last Residence: Kansas City, Jackson County, MO 64138, source lists incorrectly Clay County

SSN: Bef. 1951, 492-18-7915 issued in MO(sources: 22)

Children of NORA DAKIN and MONTIE GAINES are:

4. i. CAROLYN LOUISE3 GAINES, b. January 29, 1941, Jackson County Hospital, Lee's Summit, Jackson County, MO.

5. ii. VIOLA LUCILLE GAINES, b. December 16, 1943, Jackson County Hospital, Lee's Summit, MO.

iii. NEVA LEE GAINES, b. June 15, 1946, Jackson County Hospital, Lee's Summit, MO.

Notes for NEVA LEE GAINES:

occupation: Sheltered Workshop, Higginsville, MO.

iv. WILLIAM FRANCIS (SONNY) GAINES, b. June 02, 1947, home on View High Drive, Lee's Summit, Jackson County, MO; m. (1) SANDRA KAY MOSBY, July 27, 1968, First Freewill Baptist Church, Kansas City, MO; b. May 20, 1950; d. June 01, 1995, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.; m. (2) MARY KATHRYN (KATHY) REDDEN, April 13, 1996, First Christian Church, Odessa, Lafayette County, MO; b. March 08, 1961, St Joseph, Buchanan County, MO.

More About WILLIAM FRANCIS (SONNY) GAINES:

Baptism: July 1959, Saved at Spring Valley Baptist Church, KCMO

Transfer Church membership: April 14, 1996, First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, Odessa, MO

More About SANDRA KAY MOSBY:

Cause of Death: metatstatic non small cell lung cancer

Last Residence: Kansas City, Jackson County, MO 64138, source lists incorrectly Grandview, MO(source: 22)

Medical Information: injured with a blow to the neck by student while working Ryder Student Transporation, lead to rhumatory arthritis, 1995-lung cancer

SSN: 1966, 492-56-4197 issued in MO

More About MARY KATHRYN (KATHY) REDDEN:

Baptism: First Christian Church, Odessa, MO

Graduation: May 1979, Odessa High School, Odessa, MO

6. v. OLIN RAY GAINES, SR, b. December 06, 1948, Jackson County Hospital, Lee's Summit, MO.

7. vi. CLAUDE EUGENE GAINES, b. July 29, 1955, Jackson County Hospital, Lee's Summit, MO.

3. PAUL WILLIAM2 DAKIN (WILLIAM WITTER1) was born July 03, 1920 in Drexel, Bates County, MO(source: 23), and died November 20, 1997 in St Joseph, Buchanan County, MO(Source: 23). He married VERDA MARIE MCDOWELL(source: 24) November 28, 1942 in Plattsburg, Platte County, MO(source: 24). She was born Abt. 1922(source: 25).

Notes for PAUL WILLIAM DAKIN:

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The St. Joseph (MO) News-Press, Friday Nov 21,1997, Metro Edition, page B-2.

Paul W. Dakin

1920-1997

Paul W. Dakin, 77, St. Joseph, died Thursday, Nov 20, 1997, at a St. Joseph hospital.

He was born on July 3, 1920, in Drexel, Mo., and lived most of his life in St. Joseph.

Mr. Dakin managed the machine shop, specializing in Disel engines, at the former Leo Robertson Tire and Motor Co. in St. Joseph for 40 years. He also served in the Army during World War II.

He was a member of the King Hill Baptist Church, and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 6760, both of St. Joseph.

On Nov. 28, 1942, he married Verda Marie McDowell in Plattsburg, Mo. She survives of the home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Neva Dakin, and an infant son, Paul.

Additional survivors: two sons, Charles, Gladstone, Mo., and Steven, Fenton, Mo., and five grandchildren.

Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Rupp Funeral Home, St. Joseph. Burial: Allen Cemetery, Gower, Mo. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.

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Vera Dakin research. Jan 1998.

indicates birth July 13, 1920

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More About PAUL WILLIAM DAKIN:

Burial Location: Allen Cemetery, Gower, MO

Children of PAUL DAKIN and VERDA MCDOWELL are:

8. i. CHARLES3 DAKIN, A.

9. ii. STEVEN DAKIN.

iii. PAUL DAKIN, d. as an infant.

Generation No. 3

4. CAROLYN LOUISE3 GAINES (NORA CATHERINE2 DAKIN, WILLIAM WITTER1) was born January 29, 1941 in Jackson County Hospital, Lee's Summit, Jackson County, MO. She married (1) KENNETH EUGENE ATKINSON Bef. 1962. He was born July 17, 1940. She married (2) FRANK WALTON GREEN January 19, 1985. He was born July 20, 1944, and died March 24, 1994. She married (3) WAYNE SMITH Bef. 1995. She met (4) TERRY DYSON Bef. 1995. He was born August 1948.

Notes for CAROLYN LOUISE GAINES:

Occupation: Ryder Strudent Transportation, bus driver.

Child of CAROLYN GAINES and KENNETH ATKINSON is:

10. i. BONNIE LOUISE4 ATKINSON, b. October 10, 1962, ?? Clinic, Independence, Jackson County, MO.

5. VIOLA LUCILLE3 GAINES (NORA CATHERINE2 DAKIN, WILLIAM WITTER1) was born December 16, 1943 in Jackson County Hospital, Lee's Summit, MO. She married (1) LARRY HUGH COOPER Bef. 1960. He was born Bef. 1940. She met (2) WILFRED WOODS Aft. October 1962. He was born Abt. 1939

Notes for VIOLA LUCILLE GAINES:

Occupation: Housekeeping, Blue Hills Country Club, Kansas City, MO.

Children of VIOLA GAINES and LARRY COOPER are:

i. TAMMY SUE4 COOPER, b. Bef. 1960, Independence Sanitarium, Independence, MO; d. Abt. November 1981, Kansas City, MO.

Notes for TAMMY SUE COOPER:

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from William F Gaines 1997

Tammy died from a seizure when she was 21 years old.

Burial in Forest Hills Cemetary, Raytown, MO.

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More About TAMMY SUE COOPER:

Cause of Death: Died from a seizure.

ii. THERESA ANN COOPER, b. Bef. 1960, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO; d. Bef. 1960, 7 week old, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.

Notes for THERESA ANN COOPER:

Burial in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Park Lawn Cemetary, Kansas City, MO.

iii. GARY HUGH COOPER, b. November 22, 1961, Independence Sanitarium, Independence, MO.

11. iv. LISA RENEE COOPER, b. October 10, 1962, Independence Sanitarium, Independence, MO.

6. OLIN RAY3 GAINES, SR (NORA CATHERINE2 DAKIN, WILLIAM WITTER1) was born December 06, 1948 in Jackson County Hospital, Lee's Summit, MO. He married LOIS ELAINE SWEENEY Abt. 1969. She was born 1953.

Notes for OLIN RAY GAINES, SR:

Olin served in Vietnam.

Occupation: Self-employed, Home Siding Business

Children of OLIN GAINES and LOIS SWEENEY are:

i. CAROL RANEA4 GAINES, b. December 25, 1972, Truman Medical Center West, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO; m. BRIAN HERMAN, Kansas City, Jackson Co, MO, at grandfather's house at 7900 E. 92nd.; b. Abt. 1968

12. ii. OLIN RAY GAINES, JR, b. Abt. 1976, Truman Medical Center West, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.

7. CLAUDE EUGENE3 GAINES (NORA CATHERINE2 DAKIN, WILLIAM WITTER1) was born July 29, 1955 in Jackson County Hospital, Lee's Summit, MO. He married PAMELA ANN PARSONS. She was born July 15, 1957.

Notes for CLAUDE EUGENE GAINES:

Occupation: Leawood South Country Club, Leawood, KS, grounds maintenance.

Children of CLAUDE GAINES and PAMELA PARSONS are:

i. CLAUDE EUGENE4 GAINES, JR, b. Bef. 1978, Truman Medical Center East, Lee's Summit, MO.

ii. MONTIE FRANCIS GAINES I, b. Bef. 1978, at home in Belton, MO.

iii. BONNIE ANN GAINES, b. 1978.

iv. MICHAEL GAINES, b. Abt. 1979, Kansas City, MO.

v. JEFFERY GAINES, b. Abt. 1980, Kansas City, MO.

8. CHARLES3 DAKIN, A (PAUL WILLIAM2, WILLIAM WITTER1) He married UNKNOWN UNKNOWN, AA.

Children of CHARLES DAKIN and UNKNOWN UNKNOWN are:

i. KELLY4 DAKIN.

ii. KERRI LYNN DAKIN, b. Abt. 197727; m. M SCOTT AKESON, October 18, 1997, Northland Chapel, Kansas City, MO28; b. Abt. 197329.

9. STEVEN3 DAKIN (PAUL WILLIAM2, WILLIAM WITTER1)

Children of STEVEN DAKIN are:

i. BOYA4 DAKIN.

ii. BOYB DAKIN.

iii. BOYC DAKIN.

Generation No. 4

10. BONNIE LOUISE4 ATKINSON (CAROLYN LOUISE3 GAINES, NORA CATHERINE2 DAKIN, WILLIAM WITTER1) was born October 10, 1962 in ?? Clinic, Independence, Jackson County, MO. She married BRYCE NEHER December 19, 1981 in Mayview, Lafayette County, MO. He was born Abt. 1958.

Notes for BONNIE LOUISE ATKINSON:

Occupation: Ryder Student Transportation, bus driver

More About BRYCE NEHER:

Fact 1: 1976, graduated high school, Odessa, MO

Children of BONNIE ATKINSON and BRYCE NEHER are:

i. DUSTIN5 NEHER, b. September 01, 1984.

ii. KYLE NEHER, b. March 1988.

11. LISA RENEE4 COOPER (VIOLA LUCILLE3 GAINES, NORA CATHERINE2 DAKIN, WILLIAM WITTER1) was born October 10, 1962 in Independence Sanitarium, Independence, MO.

Child of LISA RENEE COOPER is:

i. CODY RYAN5 COOPER, b. March 25, 1993, Truman Medical Center East, Lee's Summit, MO.

12. OLIN RAY4 GAINES, JR (OLIN RAY3, NORA CATHERINE2 DAKIN, WILLIAM WITTER1) was born Abt. 1976 in Truman Medical Center West, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO. He met (1) LYNN UNKNOWN Bef. July 1995. He met (2) CONNIE UNKNOWN, A Abt. November 1996.

Child of OLIN GAINES and LYNN UNKNOWN is:

i. NICOLE MARIE5 GAINES, b. August 13, 1996, Kansas City, MO.

Child of OLIN GAINES and CONNIE UNKNOWN is:

ii. MONTIE EDWARD5 GAINES, b. August 21, 1997, South Kansas City, Jackson County, MO.

Endnotes

1. Dakin, Vera Research, "Electronic."

2. Ancestry Hometown, SSDI, "Electronic."

3. William and Kathy Gaines, Tombstone Inscription, picture.

4. Dakin, Vera Research, "Electronic."

5. Ancestry Hometown, SSDI, "Electronic."

6. William and Kathy Gaines, Tombstone Inscription, picture.

7. Gill Price, ed. HFA Newsletter, Keath Cowell, U.S. Sec. HFA, Harmers of Sussex Vol II Salehurst Roots, (Harmer Family Association (One Name Society), 37 Lache Park Ave, Chester CH4 8HS England, COMMWELL@aol.com, June 1990), Neva Harmer.

8. Ancestry Hometown, SSDI, "Electronic."

9. William and Kathy Gaines, Tombstone Inscription, picture.

10. Census Records, Platte County, MO 1900, (Roll T623-882).

11. Br´┐Żderbund Family Archive # 110, Social Security Death Benefit Records, "CD-ROM."

12. Ancestry Hometown, SSDI, "Electronic."

13. Dakin, Vera Research, "Electronic."

14. William and Kathy Gaines, Tombstone Inscription, picture.

15. Ancestry Hometown, SSDI, "Electronic."

16. William and Kathy Gaines, Tombstone Inscription, picture.

17. "obituary."

18. Dakin, Vera Research, "Electronic."

19. "obituary."

20. Ancestry Hometown, SSDI, "Electronic."

21. Family Tree Maker by Broderbund, Social Security Death Index Vol 1 A-L, (1995 CD#110), "CD-ROM."

22. Ancestry Hometown, SSDI, "Electronic."

23. "obituary."

24. "obituary," Dakin, Paul William obituary.

25. marriage age estimator, (female ae based on marriage date minus 20 years).

26. spousal birthyear estimation, (ae based on spouse's known birth); in case of wife + 4ys, -4 yrs for husband, unless marr. date or birth of issue indicates same age as spouse is more likely..

27. marriage age estimator, (female ae based on marriage date minus 20 years).

28. Kansas City Star, Sunday, October 5, 1997, I-13.

29. spousal birthyear estimation, (ae based on spouse's known birth); in case of wife + 4ys, -4 yrs for husband, unless marr. date or birth of issue indicates same age as spouse is more likely..