Friday, August 19, 2011

Paternal Great Grandparents Lacy

The Theodore Millard Lacy Family

Theodore M. Lacy and wife Mary Angeline Venable Lacy. Children on left, front to rear: Charles, Oscar, Bertha. Center: seated Floyd, standing Raymond (my grandfather). On right, front to rear: Albert, Edith, Edna.

Theodore Millard Lacy was born 1850 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Jeptha D. and Sarah Stone Lacy. He relocated with his parents to Fremont County, Iowa when he was yet an infant, and there he spent the remainder of his long life.

Mary Angeline Venable born 1853 in Gallitin, Missouri, the daughter of Albert and Eliza Jane McMahon Venable. She and Theodore were married in 1873. They were the parents of ten children. Two daughters, Rosa and Nelle Belle, died in infancy.

Mr. Lacy's father as a pioneer in the Sidney area, was a farmer and entrepreneur, operating at various times a sawmill, a gristmill, and a mercantile store. Theodore grew up working in his father's enterprises, and continued throughout his life so engaged.

Theodore Millard Lacy July 12, 1850 - March 8, 1932
Mary Angeline Venable Lacy September 1, 1852 - May 7, 1933

They are both interred in Sidney Cemetery, Sidney, Fremont County, Iowa


Sharkbytes (TM) said...

Great photo- and awesome that you can ID all the people in it. I have a bunch that are only partially IDed.

vanilla said...

Shark, attribute that to some OC persons in the family tree.