Murton (Murt) Sommerville came to Marceline from Oskaloosa, Iowa at an early age and married Celia Snider who was born east of Marceline before the town was organized. They had eleven children, one Mrs. Ray Helton, who still resides here.
US Army, 1945-1946
My dad, Warren Haley, son of Earl and Jessie Riley Haley, was born August 13, 1925 in rural Marceline. He was in the 11th Army Air Force, Cargo Resupply Unit, serving as crew chief of supply drops.
His unit was in the South Pacific, island hopping through New Guinea, the Philippines and … > More >
US Navy, 1942-1945
On Friday, November 1, 1940 The Marceline News printed a List of Serial Draft Numbers. Mann
Howe Taylor was #457.
On Friday, October 23, 1942 The Marceline News carried the following:
Mr. Taylor Leaves Nov. 3
Equipped with three pipes, four cans of smoking tobacco and three large boxes of matches, … > More >
Mothers’ Psychology Club was organized in the year 1934, 15 mothers being invited and accepting membership. These first 15 members were Bernice Wiedman, Irene Jones, Betty O’Connor, Juanita Staats, Dorothy Staples, Bernice Burgener, Isabelle Couch, Rose Potts, Cleo Chapman, Alice Barnes Gray, Elizabeth Fox, Eunice Campbell, Lucille Sportsman Blacksmith, Blanche O’Neil, and Francis Fee Ford. … > More >