Ola Calvin Siddens, son of Lewis Calvin Siddens and Viola Bentley , was born August 24,1889 in Westmoreland, Pottawatomie Co, Kansas. He married Jessie Moyne Taylor August 03, 1910 in Topeka, Shawnee Co, Kansas. He died March 01, 1942 in Manhattan, Riley Co, Kansas. Jessie Moyne Taylor, daughter of Stephen B. Taylor and Lucinda O'Daniel , was born September 29, 1888 in Westmoreland, Pottawatomie Co, Kansas. She died August 07, 1914.

Children of Ola Calvin Siddens and Jessie Moyne Taylor are:
1. Cleo Siddens See Cleo Siddens & Chester Peery
2. Ireta Viola Siddens, b. July 01, 1914 See Ellis Myron Buchanan & Ireta Viola Siddens

Other Marriages for Ola Calvin Siddens:
See Ola Calvin Siddens & Cloe Wells

Notes for Ola Calvin Siddens:

Ola C. Siddens and Moyne Taylor were married Wednesday of last week in
Topeka. They have spent the week visiting the bride's sister in Topeka.
They are expected home today. The groom is the only son of Mr and Mrs L.
C. Siddens and is an excellent young man. The bride is the youngest
daughter of Mr and Mrs S. B. Taylor and is an estimable young lady. The
Recorder wishes this worthy couple unbounded success in life's journey.

Ola Siddens of Westmoreland and Miss Chloe Wells of Manhattan and Edgar
Hale and Miss Mabel Bothe were married in Manhattan, Saturday, by the
probate judge of Riley county. Mr. Siddens is a son of Mr and Mrs L. C.
Siddens of Westmoreland and his bride is a daughter of Mrs. Sophia
Wells-Walden of Manhattan. Mr. Hale is a Westmoreland young man and his
bride is a daughter of Mr and Mrs Louis Bothe of Westmoreland. Mr and
Mrs Siddens will reside in Manhattan and Mr and Mrs Hale in
Westmoreland. The Recorder wishes these young people abundant happiness.

On last Friday, Ola Siddens got his right leg badly cut above the ankle
in the sickle of a self binder. He and Bert Hough were cutting some
wheat west of town with four horses pulling the binder. Mr. Hough was
driving and told Ola to whip up a little for him. Ola carelessly stepped
in front of the reel and touched up the horses. They moved forward a
good deal faster than he expected and the reel caught him and threw him
do wn upon the sickle. The sickle bars penetrated the leg and lacerated
the flesh and the sickle cut the side of the leg above the ankle to the
bone and severing the small tendons on the side. Dr. T. J. Toothaker was
called and dressed and is treating the wounds which are healing nicely.
It was lucky that the injuries were not much more serious.

Ola Calven Siddens, 52, a resident of Manhattan for the past 22 years
died at 1 p.m. Tuesday at a Manhattan hospital. Mr. Siddens had been ill
for the past eight months. He had been in the hospital the past three
days and for some time previously. Death was attributed to pernicious
Mr. Siddens who had resided at 820 Moro, in Manhattan, was born August
24, 1889, at Westmoreland. He was an auto mechanic here and at Fort
Riley. He came to Manhattan in 1919 from Westmoreland. Mr. Siddens was a
member of the Methodist church.
The survivors include the widow: Mrs. Cloe Siddens of the home; four
children, Thomas Richard and Jean Ann, both of the home; Mrs. Cleo Peery
, Westmoreland; and Mrs. Ireta Buchanan, Westmoreland.
Funeral services will be held today at 2:00 p.m. at the Courser funeral
home in Manhattan. The Rev. J. David Arnold, pastor of the First
Christian church will have charge. Burial in Sunset cemetery.
[Merrie Pinick's database]

Notes for Jessie Moyne Taylor:

Source: Joyce Taylor

Moyne Taylor was born near Westmoreland, kansas, September 29, 1888 and
died August 7, 1914, aged 25 years, 10 mos, and 18 days. She was
converted and united with the Baptist church at the age of eighteen and
died in the truimphant faith of meeting her Savior and loved ones gone be
fore. Moyne was loved by all who knew her on account of her genial
She was married to Ola C. Siddens at Topeka, Kansas, August 3, 1910. To
this union were born two children, Cleo aged 2 years and a baby girl one
week old. Mrs. Siddens, besides her husband and two small children
leaves a mother, father, brother, three sisters, one half sister and a
host of friends to mourn her death. This death so in early life and
leaving two little children motherless is particularly sad and the
bereaved ones have the sympathy of all.
Funeral services were held at the home tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock ,
conducted by Rev. H. S. Bowers, Interment was made in the Moodyville
cemetery. The pall bearers were Gifford Abbott, Jim Cobb., Bert Hart,
Alfred Finuf, Quinn Mark and Chester Walden.
The RECORDER wishes to join with the many other friends of the bereaved
husband and parents in extending sympathy........

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