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Lucy Elizabeth Mapes

Lucy Elizabeth MAPES (1879-1963)

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Lucy Elizabeth Mapes was born in August of 1879 in Nichols, IA to Fred Mapes and Sarah Morris.  Lucy was a twin of Alice Mapes who died shortly after birth.  On July 4, 1904, she married John Kirchner. She would later marry Ben Hozea BLACK before 1920. Lucy was Catholic.  Lucy was said to have been a very strong willed person who had an interest in gardening.

Lucy was a descendant of Joseph Mapes who was born in the US and moved to Markham, Ontario, Canada.

Lucy and Ben adopted her daughter Genivive's son, Dick.

Lucy Mapes died on September 4, 1963 in Des Moines, IA.


Hiram Milton MAPES (1825-1901)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nichols, Ia
Fred Brighton MAPES (1859-1912)
Nichols, Muscatine, Iowa
Lucy SCOTT (1834-1911)
Lucy Elizabeth MAPES
James MORRIS (1825-___)
Sarah Agnes MORRIS (1856-1935)
Alice SHIELD (1825-___)

1 Lucy Elizabeth MAPES b: Aug 1879 Nichols, IA d: Sept 4, 1963 Des Moines, IA
... m1:John KIRCHNER b: May 29, 1879 Nichols, IA d: 1940 Ft Worth, TX burial: Nichols Cemetery, Muscatine, IA.
... m1: July 14, 1904 Nichols, IA
.... 2 William KIRCHNER b: 1905 d: Jan 2, 1964 Des Moines, IA
....... m: Mary KIRCHNER m: Des Moines, IA
.....2 Charlotte A KIRCHNER b: Mar 15, 1907 Portland, OR d: Jul 17, 1986 La Plata, MD
........m:. Arnold E BARTELT b: Apr 4, 1910 Wausau, WI d: Feb 18, 1984 Des Moines, IA
........m: Dec 15, 1933 Nichols, IA
........burial: St. Mary's, Cemetery, Bloomington, IA

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Charlotte and Arnold with their grandson

.....2 James KIRCHNER b: Feb 24 1911 Portland, Oregon d: Aug 10, 1978 Nichols, IA
....... m: Ruth b: Jul 13 1917 d: Sep 1982 Des Moines, IA
.....2 Genevive KIRCHNER b: 1912 Portland, Oregon
......  m: Albert BEAN
... m2: Benjamin Hozea BLACK b: Jul 23 1874 Nichols, IA d: Dec 16, 1937 Des Moines, IA
... m2: After 1912 Nichols, IA
.....2 Robert BLACK b: 1921 Nichols, IA

Census Listings

1880- Pike, Muscatine, IA
Frederick Mapes, 20, Head, Farmer, Michigan, Canada, Michigan
Sarah Mapes, 25, Wife, Ireland, Ireland, England
Lucy Mapes, 11/12 Aug, Daughter, Iowa
Alice Morris, 19, Sister In Law, Ireland, Ireland, England

1900 Federal Census Pike, Muscatine, IA
Fred Mapes, Head, Aug1859, 41, marr 21 yrs, Farmer, Michigan, Canada, Canada
Sarah Mapes, Wife, Jan1855, 45, mar 21 yrs, 7/8 children, Ireland, Ireland, Ireland
Lucy Mapes, Daughter, Aug1880, 19, Iowa
Nellie Mapes, Daughter,Feb?1882,18, Iowa
Joseph Mapes, Son, Apr1884, 16, Iowa
Fred Mapes, Son, Oct1887, 12, Iowa
Arthur Mapes, Son, Nov1879, 10, Iowa
Willie Mapes, Son, Dec1881, 8, Iowa
Mary Mapes, Daughter, Jun1893, 6, Iowa

1910 Federal Census, Muscatine, Pike, IA
John Kirchner, Head,30, Iowa, Germany, Germany, Merchant, Restaurant
Lucy E Kirchner, Wife, 30, Iowa
Willie J Kichner, Son, 4, Iowa
Charlotte A Krirchner, Daughter, 3, Iowa

1920 Federal Census, Muscatine, Pike, IA
Benjamin H Black, Head, 45, IA, IA, KY
Lucy E, Wife, 40, IA, MI, Ireland
William Kirchner, step son, 14, Iowa
Charlotte Kirchner, step daughter, 12, Iowa
James Kirchner, step son, 8, Oregon
Genevieve Kirchner, step daughter, 7, Oregon

1925- Pike, Muscatine, IA
age 45, married to Ben H Black. (Willie, Jimmie, Genevieve, and Robt Benjamin Black)

1930 Federal Census, Muscatine, Pike, IA
Benjamin H. Black, Head, 56, IA, KY, OH
Lucy Black, Wife, 50, IA, MI, IRELAND
Robert Black, Son, IA,
Melissa Black, Mother, IA, MD, OH
William Kirchner, Step Son, IA
Charlotte Kirchner, Step Daughter, IA
James Kirchner, Step Son, Oregon
Genevieve Kirchner, Step Daughter, Oregon
James Hadley, boarder