My Present Past
A genealogical experience
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Front Row: Marie Crawford, Clarissa Crawford,
May Crawford and Leela Crawford
Back Row: Bob Crawford and Dave Crawford   1906
Charles John Hugo, son of Albert Gustave and Katherine (Engel) Hugo, born November 19, 1873 in Wyanet,
Bureau County, Illinois. Married Jessie May Nichols on October 13, 1913 in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota.

Edward John Engel, son of John and Jacobine (Hauter) Engel, born November 29, 1854 in Auburn, Cayuga County
New York. He married Sarah Ellyn Nichols on August 17, 1876 in Wyanet,Bureau County, Illinois. Edward
started his career with the Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad at Wyanet in 1872, the Chicago Rock Island &
Pacific in 1875 and the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe in 1881

Mary S. Engel, daughter of John B and Jacobine (Hauter) Engel, born November 25, 1865 in Wyanet, Bureau
County, Illinois. She married Charles Mellen Bailey in 1886.

Adella May Engel, daughter of John B. and Jacobine (Hauter) Engel, born April 08, 1868 in Wyanet, Bureau
County, Illinois. Married William Sherman Logan on June 29, 1887 in Wyanet, Bureau County, Illinois.   

William F. Hauter, son of Nicholas and Catherine (Engel) Hauter, born January 1871 in
Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois.

George David Engel, son of Edward and Sadie born in Argentine, Kansas in 1890.  George worked for the
Kansas City Structural Steel Company in Argentine, Kansas in 1908, the Swift Company in 1920, retiring in
1956 and finally the Clay County Assessors office in Liberty, Missouri.
He married Dorothy Lee Lange on February 22, 1914 in Argentine, Kansas.  

Louis Skidmore Lange, born in Romines Mills, West Virginia,  November 16th, 1867. Arrived in Kansas City
with his father, John in 1885. Married Wilmina Johnson on December 24th, 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Dorothy Lee Lange, daughter of Louis Skidmore and Wilmina (Johnson) Lange. Dot married George D Engel,
February 22nd, 1914 in Argentine, Kansas. They had one daughter,
Ruth Mildred Engel, born
January 10th, 1915 in Argentine, Wyandotte County, Kansas.

Josephine Alice Lange, daughter of Louis Skidmore and Wilmina (Johnson) Lange, born January 14, 1902 in
Wolcott, Wyandotte County Kansas. Married Charles Ervin on September 08, 1922 in Argentine, Kansas.

Ruth M Engel, daughter of George David and Dorothy Lee (Lange) Engel, born January 10, 1915 in Argentine,
Wyandotte County, Kansas. She moved to Liberty, Missouri in 1927, graduated from Liberty High School in
1931. Then attended William Jewell College from 1931-36, worked at William Jewell during WWll, married
Robert E Jacobs on November 30, 1946 and settled in Liberty, Missouri.

Robert Eugene Jacobs came to Liberty, Missouri in 1943 at the age of sixteen with his younger brother Edgar.
He worked at the
N.A.A. factory in the Fairfax District of Kansas City, Kansas, building B-25 bombers.
In 1944 he was hired by the Chicago Burlington & Quincy railroad, the
Liberty Police Department part time in
1956 and Trans World Airlines, full time also in 1956, retiring from TWA in 1993.

Edgar Wayne Jacobs who came to Liberty, Missouri in 1943 at the age of fifteen with his older brother,
Robert Eugene. He worked on a farm in Liberty, Missouri until he found work in 1946 at  
Safeway Stores in Kansas City Missouri as a driver.

Helen Velma Hailey, Edgar & Gene's mother, who was born in Hazelwood, Webster County, Missouri in 1904,
living in
Jerico Springs, Missouri in 1933 and finally Wichita, Kansas in 1962.

Clyde (Fogle) Fillmore born September 25th, 1877 in McConnelsville, Ohio to Millard and Peninah (Hammond)
Fogle. Started acting at an early age and was a successful Broadway, vaudeville and screen actor.
Married Lea Penman on December 06, 1924 in Oakland, California.
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