F, #18, b. 1 November 1895, d. 9 July 1978
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Relationship=Grandmother of Robert Lynn Adams.
Relationship=Mother of Ida Ione Ashby.
Last Edited=9 Nov 2009
Fannie Bills was born on 1 November 1895 at Vermillion Township, Appanoose Co., Iowa.3,4 She was the daughter of Elvin Richard Bills and Deborah Fowler.1,2
Fannie Bills (left) at age 18
Fannie Bills was enumerated with William M. Stevens as Fannie Bills on the Census of 7 May 1910. She is listed as a step-daughter, age 14 and born in Iowa. She can read and write and is not attending school..5
Fannie Bills married (first) Ed Heavlin on 5 November 1910 at Appanoose Co., Iowa, when she was 15.6
Ada Frances Heavlin, the daughter of Fanny Heavlin and Ed Heavlin was born 20 August 1911.
Fanny Heavlin married (second) Howard Ray Ashby, son of George Washington Ashby and Melissa Ann Gravitt, on 26 June 1913 at Lancaster, Schuyler Co., Missouri, when she was 17.7,8
Georgia Naomi Ashby, the daughter of Fannie Ashby and Howard Ray Ashby was born 14 August 1914 at Centerville, Appanoose Co., Iowa.
Fannie Ashby was enumerated with Howard Ray Ashby as Fannie Ashby on the Census of 15 June 1920 at Center Township, Ward 3, Centerville, Appanoose Co., Iowa. She was shown as age 24 and born in Iowa. She could read and write..9
Fannie Ashby and Howard Ray Ashby appeared on the 1925 Iowa State Census of Appanoose Co., Iowa, enumerated 1925. They owned the home which was valued at $1400. They had both completed the 6th grade.. Their children Georgia Naomi, Joe Lazelle, Mildred Charlene and Ida Ione were listed as living with them. Ada Ashby, listed as a step-daughter, was also living with them.10
Her Social Security Number was 349-14-9732.4
Fannie Ashby died on 9 July 1978 at Centerville, Appanoose Co., Iowa, at age 82 years, 8 months and 8 days.11,4 (Link to Find A Grave Memorial for Fannie Bills.) She was buried 11 July 1978 Mt. Ararat Cemetary, Appanoose Co., Iowa, 40.7400162~-92.7688062, To see others buried at the same cemetery, go to the preceeding link for Mt. Ararat *Cemetery12
Howard Ray Ashby was named as Fannie Ashby's husband in Fannie's obituary. Elvin Richard Bills was named as Fannie Ashby's father in Fannie's obituary. Deborah Bills was named as Fannie Ashby's mother in Fannie's obituary. Gurnie W. Bills was/were named as Fannie Ashby's brother in Fannie's obituary. Lola Stevens, Elizabeth Bills and Dora Bills was/were named as Fannie Ashby's sister in Fannie's obituary. Ada Sens, Georgia Smithers, Mildred Spillman, Ida Ione Adams and Betty Tieszen was/were named as Fannie Ashby's daughter in Fannie's obituary.13
Child of Fannie Bills and Ed Heavlin
- Ada Frances Heavlin+1 b. 20 Aug 1911, d. 19 Oct 1991
Children of Fannie Bills and Howard Ray Ashby
- [S2] Interview, Ida Ione Ashby Adams, 1996.
- [S432] Centerville Iowegian, 26 Jan 1954.
- [S252] Fannie Ashby entry, Birth Certificate, Book 3 at Letter B (21 Apr 1977 28 Oct 1942).
- [S470] SSDI, Rootsweb online. (FANNY ASHBY, SSN 349-14-9732, issued in the State of Illinois, birth listed as 01 Nov 1895, death listed as Jul 1978. Last residence (not specified), last benefit 50208 (Newton, Jasper, IA). Accessed by Robert L. Adams on 29 Apr 2006.).
- [S190] Appanoose County Iowa, Family Quest Archives, Heritage Quest Digital Microfile T624\390\PART3\82A; Enumeration District 13 Sheet 12(Stamped 82); Location 239/243.
- [S221] Bertine - Harper Web Site, no longer available online.
- [S201] Marriage Certificate of Howard and Fannie Ashby: The License was issued, the marriage was performed by a minister, and the Marriage Certificate were all filed on 26 June 1913.
- [S699] Marriage Register of Howard and Fannie Ashby: Name: Howard Ashby Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1890
Marriage Date: 26 Jun 1913 Marriage Location: Schuyler County, MO Marriage County: Schuyler
Spouse Name: Fannie Heavlin Spouse Age: 18 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1895.
- [S187] Appanoose County Iowa, Family Quest Archives, CD-ROM image 125B; page 125B, house 263, family 239.
- [S662] H. R. Ashby household, 1925 Iowa Census, Appanoose, Iowa population schedule.
- [S11] Personal Knowledge of Robert Lynn Adams.
- [S18] Appanoose Couty Genealogy Society, Appanoose County Iowa Cemeteries.
- [S237] Centerville Iowegian (probable).