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Dorothy (Otis) Huntington, Family Farm near Creston, Union County, Iowa.

GENERATION 1

Frank J. Otis was born in Osnego, New York, on Aug. 3, 1870.  He married Maggie Olla Gilbert on Nov. 26, 1896.  She was born on July 28, 1873 near Afton, Iowa.  She died Jan. 27, 1960.  He died March 29, 1844.  Eight children were born to this marriage.  Two of the daughters married two Huntington brothers.  Following are their children.  They were all born on the farm near Creston, Iowa.

  1. Edna Frances was born on April 7, 1898.  She died Aug. 16, 1876
  2. Florence was born Feb. 1, 1901.  She married Ralph Huntington on July 28, 1927.  She died on Sept 3, 1996.
  3. Marion Gilbert was born on Jan. 16, 1903.  He died Oct. 21, 1942
  4. Helen Cordelia was born on Oct. 10, 1904.  She died Jan. 2, 1908
  5. Dorothy Katherine was born June 5, 1906.  She died on Sept. 10, 1982 in Davenport, Iowa.
  6. Nancy Lucille was born on July 15, 1908.  
  7. Marjorie Belle was born on May 31, 1910.  She married twice:  Russell Pratt and Lee Elton.  She died on March 27, 1987.
  8. Paul Robert was born on Oct. 22, 1913.  He died June 13, 1986.
  9. James Franklin was born April 30, 1919.  He died on Aug. 19, 1921

GENERATION 2

Dorothy Katherine Otis was born on June 5, 1906 on a farm near Creston, Iowa.  She first married Bert Alonzo Huntington (see Huntington).  She second married Harry Mellick.  Dorothy was the head Housekeeper for St. Lukes Hospital in Davenport, Iowa.  She died on Sept. 10, 1982 in Davenport.  Two children were born to Dorothy and Bert Huntington.

  1. Marguarite Katherine Huntington was born on Sept. 21, 1924 in Creston, Iowa.  She died in Sept. 1978
  2. Phyllis Huntington married Clifford Bethke (deceased) and is now married to Carl Peterson.

GENERATION 3

Marguarite Huntington (see Huntington) married Belvan Gerischer (see Gerischer)

GENERATION 4

Barry P. Gerischer (see Gerischer) married Debbie Clough (see Clough)

GENERATION 5

Rebekah Gerischer married Lio Iloilo

Erik Gerischer married Jennifer Garrison

Aaron Gerischer

GENERATION 6

Brandon - Sarah - Nathan - Kaylah - Isaiah Phillip (ETA May 16, 2000)

Ryan - Dillon

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