John Earl Prather and Iva Carrie Larkins St. John
John Earl Prather and his niece, Iva Carrie Larkins St. John
John Earl Prather, born 3 Nov 1874 in Mill Village, Erie County, died 5 Aug 1959 in Struthers, Ohio, married Nina May Stevenson on 28 Apr 1903 in Union City. Nina was born 11 June 1886, and died 29 Dec 1956. They had two children, Vivian Elizabeth and Gilbreath Durand. Vivian was born 22 Nov 1904 in Union City, married Martin William Kelley in 1920, and died 18 Feb 1999. Gilbreath was born 29 Oct 1908, married Margaret Marie Fessenden in 1931, and died May 1970.
Iva Carrie Larkins was the daughter of Ira Dwayne Larkins and Cressie Almira Prather. Cressie was John's sister. Iva was born 7 Nov 1901, died 19 May 1990, and was married 9 Nov 1922 to Paul St. John. Paul was born 28 Jan 1887 in Union City, and died 30 Dec 1950 in Rockdale township, Crawford County.
Paul and Iva lived on a farm in Rockdale township, and they are buried in Jervis Cemetery.
Submitted by Linda Rogers Dill, granddaughter of Iva Carrie Larkins St. John and great great niece of John Earl Prather