Ida Florence Overton was born on February 25, 1870 in Jasper County, Indiana. She was the daughter of James Parker Overton and Charity Ellen Guinn.
Ida married Virgil Vaughan Nowels on December 21, 1890 in Jasper County, Indiana. He was 19 years old and she was 20 years. Virgil was born on March 16, 1871 in Jasper County, Indiana. He was the son of John Wesley Nowels and Mercy Paine Hopkins.
Virgil and Ida had five children:
John Orville Nowels born October 25, 1891
Albert Nowels born November 8, 1893
Floyd Kenneth Nowels born August 31, 1897
Randle Vaughan Nowels born March 6, 1902
Ida May Nowels born 1907
In 1900, Virgil and Ida and their children were living in a home on Glover Avenue in Bloom, Cook County, Illinois. Virgil was employed as a stationary engineer at that time.
Virgil and Ida moved their family to Colorado around 1905. At that time, they were living at 1211 Beulah Avenue in Pueblo, Colorado, and Virgil was employed as an engineer.
By 1910, Virgil and Ida had divorced, and Ida was living with her children in a home on Palmer Avenue in Pueblo, Colorado. Virgil was also living in Pueblo, and working as a machinist for a zinc smelter.
In 1930, Ida and her daughter were living in Newtown, Sullivan County, Missouri. Her daughter, Ida May, was employed as a teacher at a public school.
Ida and her daughter were living in Makon County, Missouri in 1935, and had moved into a home on Locust Street in Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri by 1940. Ida May was providing for herself and her mother by teaching at a high school.
In 1942, Ida was living at 514 E. Oak Avenue in Los Angeles, California. She lived in California for the remainder of her life.
Ida Florence Overton Nowels died on December 5, 1947 in Los Angeles County, California. She was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California. She was 77 years old at her death.
Notes for Ida F. Overton
Birth & Death: Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000. State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.
Residence in 1910: Year: 1910; Census Place: Pueblo Ward 8, Pueblo, Colorado; Roll: T624_124; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0181; FHL microfilm: 1374137. Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Residence in 1920:
Residence in 1930: Year: 1930; Census Place: Newtown, Sullivan, Missouri; Roll: 1249; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0006; Image: 65.0; FHL microfilm: 2340984. Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Residence in 1940: Year: 1940; Census Place: Boonville, Cooper, Missouri; Roll: T627_2100; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 27-7. Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
California Voter Lists: Ancestry.com. California, Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
Original data: State of California, United States. Great Register of Voters. Sacramento, California: California State Library.