James HOUYDE (HOYDE) was born Nov. 23, 1872 in Cresco ?, Iowa. He died Sep. 11, 1945 in Fresno, CA where he is buried.He married Elizabeth "Lizzie"CUENAT in Wisconsin. They lived in Shell Lake, Washburn Co., WI. Children : Ada, Edwin, Joseph, Violet, Ethel. Lizzie died in 1900 very quickly from an infection. She was buried, with several others who died, in Shell Lake cemetery. No marker is left. Ada went to live in Superior, WI, Violet and Ethel with Lizzie's sister,Josephine (Mrs. Henry COOK) in Somerset, St.Croix Co., WI.James was a logger and left for Washington state with Edwin and Joseph to pursue his work. Joseph died in an accident.James sold his home in Shell Lake while in Washington. They moved to California. Edwin was a gold miner and served in the WW. Ada HOUYDE married DeForest UPTON and they lived in Elyria, Ohio where he was the postmaster. They retired to Riverside, CA. Violet Genevieve HOYDE married Paul Joseph BELISLE in St. Croix Co., WI, Ethel HOUYDE married BAYSE PLATZEK and AMUNDSON in California. She lived in Oroville,CA and is buried there. I am searching for James HOUYDE's parents and or siblings/ other relatives. There was a HOYDE in Iowa who traveled with the Mormons. Are thedelaHOYDE and HAIGHT families related?Lizzie CUENAT HOUYDE had a brother John who also lived in Shell Lake.