John Junior Sailors

Male 1915 - 1988  (72 years)


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  • Name John Junior Sailors  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 28 Apr 1915  Palisade, Hitchcock, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1920  Starkey, Hitchcock, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 02 Apr 1930  Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 9
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1935  McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 01 Apr 1940  Oberlin, Decatur, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 11 Mar 1988  Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Buried Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2805  Stingley-Saenger Family
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 

    Father John Chaney Sailors,   b. 09 Nov 1877, Clarinda, Page, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1933  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Anna Frances Harrington,   b. 19 Jul 1888, Hayes Center, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 1955, Imperial, Chase, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F366  Group Sheet

    Family Letha Wynona Graves,   b. 19 May 1919, Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 2014  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 31 May 1938  Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Karla LuWann Sailors,   b. 07 Mar 1940, McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 2012, Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +2. J.A. Sailors
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F853  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 02 Apr 1930 - Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 May 1938 - Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 1988 - Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Parnel, Johnnie and Gerald Sailors
    Parnel, Johnnie and Gerald Sailors
    John Chaney and Anna Frances (Harrington) Sailors' 3 oldest children, taken in 1915. Left to right: Parnel Hester (Sailors) Dinnel, John Junior Sailors, and Gerald Lemoyne Sailors
    Parnel, Anna, Johnnie and Gerald Sailors
    Parnel, Anna, Johnnie and Gerald Sailors
    Anna Frances (Harrington) Sailors and her 3 oldest children, taken circa 1917. Left to right: Parnel Hester (Sailors) Dinnel, Anna Frances (Harrington) Sailors, John Junior Sailors, and Gerald Lemoyne Sailors

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  • Sources 
    1. [S20] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Oberlin, Decatur, Kansas; Roll: T627_1228; Page: 24A; Enumeration District: 20-21.

    2. [S121] McCook Gazette, McCook, Nebraska (online archive), "Obituary of Letha Sailors," McCook Gazette, McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska, March 28, 2014, online archives, available online at <http://www.mccookgazette.com/story/2064963.html>, accessed 28 Aug 2014..
      Letha Sailors Friday, March 28, 2014 McCook Gazette (Photo) Letha Wynona Sailors May 19, 1919 - March 27, 2014 McCOOK, Nebraska -- On March 27, 2014, Letha Wynona Sailors entered her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior. She was 94 years old. Letha was born on May 19, 1919, to Frank S. and Nelly J. Graves in Hamlet, Nebraska. She graduated from Hamlet High School in 1938, and was soon after married to John J. Sailors on May 31st of the same year. In 1940, John and Letha welcomed their firstborn daughter, Karla LuWann. Soon after moving to Littleton, Colorado, they welcomed the birth of their second daughter, Jaunetta Anell in 1944. The Sailors family then returned to Hamlet in 1947, where John was a business manager for the Hamlet Co-op Elevator for nearly 30 years. Letha spent most of her life in the Hamlet community as a devoted wife and loving mother and role model to their two daughters. She faithfully served the Hamlet Union Church and was an active member of the Dorcas Circle. Letha was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Kenneth Graves and Dorthea Ward. She was also preceded in death by husband, John J. Sailors and her daughter and son-in-law, Karla and John Hermann. She is survived by her daughter, Jaunetta Strohmyer and husband, Dr. Harry Strohmyer of Cypress, California; granddaughters, Chelsi Wilson and husband, Mark and their sons, Zack and Parker of Cypress, California; Mandy Revell and husband, Dr. Tim Revell and their sons, Noah and Evan of Seal Beach, California; Sandra Dawn Gutierrez and husband, Mark of Thornton, Colorado; Laurie Jeanne Hansen and husband, Kyle and their daughters, Ashleigh and Brooke Hansen of Broomfield, Colorado; and Jauna Kay McCormick and her children, Connor and Brooklyn McCormick of Broomfield, Colorado. Funeral services will be at the Hamlet Union church in Hamlet, Nebraska, today, April 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Kevin McGraw officiating. Interment will be in the Hamlet Cemetery. On-line condolences may be given at the herrmannfh.com. Memorials may be left in her name at Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel in McCook, Nebraska. Herrmann Jones Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

    3. [S136] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).

    4. [S22] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1920; Census Place: Starkey, Hitchcock, Nebraska; Roll: T625_992; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 140; Image: 893.

    5. [S18] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Number: 507-07-1682; Issue State: Nebraska; Issue Date: Before 1951.

    6. [S199] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Name: John J Sailors SSN: 507071682 Gender: Male Race: White Birth Date: 28 Apr 1915 Birth Place: Palisade, Nebraska Father Name: John C Sailors Mother Name: Anna Harrington Death Date: 11 Mar 1988 Type of Claim: Original SSN. Notes: May 1937: Name listed as JOHN J SAILORS

    7. [S23] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska; Roll: 1282; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0007; Image: 1079.0; FHL microfilm: 2341017.

    8. [S121] McCook Gazette, McCook, Nebraska (online archive), "Obituary of Karla L. Herrmann," McCook Gazette, McCook, Red Willow County, Nebraska, May 22, 2012, online archives, available online at <http://www.mccookgazette.com/story/2064963.html>, accessed 28 Aug 2014..
      Karla L. Herrmann Tuesday, May 22, 2012 McCook Gazette (Photo) Karla L. Herrmann March 7, 1940 - May 21, 2012 McCOOK, Nebraska -- Karla Luwan Herrmann entered her heavenly home on Monday, May 21, 2012, after a brief stay at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. She was 72 years old. She was born March 7, 1940, in McCook, Nebraska, the daughter of John Junior and Letha Wynona (Graves) Sailors. Her early childhood was spent at Littleton, Colorado, until her father became manager of the Hamlet Coop at Hamlet, Nebraska. She grew up at Hamlet and graduated from Wauneta High School in 1958. In 1959, she received her x-ray technician training at St. Luke's Hospital in Denver, Colorado. In 1960, she worked as an x-ray technician at the Southwest Nebraska Medical Center in McCook. On June 25, 1961, Karla married John A. Herrmann at the Hamlet Union Church in Hamlet, Nebraska. They moved to San Francisco following the marriage so John could complete his mortuary studies at the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science. Following his graduation, they moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, where he began his internship. In 1963, they returned to McCook, Nebraska, where they have spent the remainder of their lives. For more than 15 years, Karla owned and operated the Teddy Bear Youth Shop in McCook and then joined her husband at Herrmann Funeral Home. She was a 50-year member of Memorial United Methodist Church in McCook, The Eureka Chapter of the Order of Eastem Star, Chapter X of P.E.O. and a member of Nammah Temple. She is survived by her husband of more than 50 years, John Herrmann of McCook, Nebraska; three daughters, Sandra Dawn Gutierrez and husband, Mark of Thornton, Colorado, Laurie Jeanne Hansen and husband, Kyle of Broomfield, Colorado, and Jauna Kay McCormick of Broomfield, Colorado; four grandchildren, Ashleigh and Brooke Hansen of Broomfield, Colorado and Connor and Brooklyn McCormick of Broomfield, Colorado; her mother, Letha Sailors of McCook and her sister, Jaunetta Strohmyer and husband, Dr. Harry Strohmyer of Cypress, California; nieces; Chelsi Wilson and husband, Mark and their children Zack and Parker, Mandy Revell and husband, Dr.Tim Revell and their children, Noah and Evan of California, and many cousins. Karla's cousin, Jill (Sailors) Edwards, and close family friend, Julie Strunk, shared the last moments of her life. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2012, at Memorial United Methodist Church in McCook with the Rev. Lance Clay officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook, Nebraska. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Wednesday until day of service. Memorials may be given in her name and designated to the charity of the donor's choice, or the American Heart Association.

    9. [S1] United States Census, 1930, (Name: NARA;), "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XQKG-SJS : accessed 25 Jun 2014), Gerald L Sailors in household of John C Sailors, Hamlet, Hayes, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district (ED).
      Sheet No. 1 B, Lines 88-94 State Nebraska County Hayes Township or other division of county Hamlet Precinct Incorporated place Hamlet Village Enumeration District No. 43-7 Supervisor's District No. 9 Enumerated by me on April 2, 1930 Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status POB Father's POB Mother's POB Occupation Industry SAILORS, John C HOH M 52 M IA IN IA Laborer Odd Jobs SAILORS, Anna F Wife F 41 M NE MA Irish Free State SAILORS, Gerald Son M 19 S NE IA NE Laborer Odd Jobs SAILORS, John Jr Son M 14 S NE IA NE SAILORS, Forest C Son M 11 S NE IA NE SAILORS, Ora A Daughter F 7 S NE IA NE SAILORS, Orris V Son M 2 S NE IA NE