05 February 2010

Obituary of Ivor Jay Hommon

From the Columbus Evening Dispatch, 21 March 1936:

Columbus Evening Dispatch
21 March 1936

Hommon--Ivor Jay, 49, a lifelong resident of Hilliards, died Friday evening. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ida Smiley and 1 sister, Mrs. Edgar Davis. Funeral Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home. Burial in Wesley Chapel.

Name: Ivor Jay Hommon
Death date: 20 Mar 1936
Death place: Hilliard, Franklin, Ohio
Age at death: 49 years 19 days
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name: Isabelle Wilcox
Father's name: Frank Hommon
Mother's name: Ida Van Schoick
GSU film number: 2022613
Digital GS number: 4027476
Image number: 619
Reference number: fn 17368
Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953

Ivor J. Hommon's death record stated that he was born on 1 March 1887 in Hilliard, Ohio; his father, Frank, was born in Hilliard and his mother, Ida, was born in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. He was a signal repairman for the railroad. Ivor was divorced from his wife, Isabelle.

In the 1900 census taken in Franklin Co., Ohio, Ida Hommon (b. Apr 1863) was the widowed head of the household. Living with Ida was her son Ivor (b. March 1887), her father, John Van Schoick (b. Sept 1829) and two boarders, Nina and Sarah Vogelsong. Everyone in the household was born in Ohio.

In the 1930 census: (footnote.com)
Ohio » FRANKLIN » HILLIARD VILLAGE » 25-204 » Sheet 2a
1. Hommon, Ivor (b: 1887*) Household: Smiley, Ida (b: 1864*)
Davis, Helen (b: 1904*) Davis, Edgar (b: 1903*) Davis, Ivor E (b: 1924*)

Ivor Hommon's mother, Ida, married 2nd Charles W. Smiley, who died 7 September 1924 and was buried in Wesley Chapel. Ida Smiley died 2 December 1937 in Franklin Co., Ohio, and was buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

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