Dortha Mae (McDANIEL) VERMILLION born est 1905 was the daughter of Mattie Sophia RUHE born 14 Feb 1882 in Missouri.Mattie was the daughter of William Henry RUHE and Mary S ULRICH both born in Germany. Mattie RUHE married 1st Mr McDANIEL & had a daughter, Dortha (Dorothy?) Mae (McDaniel) VERMILLION.On the 1930 Springfield, Campbell twp, Greene co, MO census Mattie McDANIEL was a 47 yr old widow working as a cook at the Centenary Children's Home.About 1948 Mattie married her 2nd husband, John Wesley FIELDS son of Wm Russell FIELDS and Mary DELAWDER.They both died in Riverside co, Calif.
California Death cert -Riverside county: Name:Mattie Sophia Fields DOD/Time:28 Aug 1961@ 6:10 am Deathplace:Osteopathic Hospital Address:4295 Brockton Ave., Riverside, CA DOB:14 Feb 1882 Birthplace: Missouri Age: 79 y/o Race/Color/Sex:White Female Residence:4330 Pacific Ave., Riverside, CA [same as John's in Apr 1951]. Yrs in County/State: 20 yrs / 20 yrs Occupation/Yrs: Housewife / 60 yrs Citizen:USA Soc. Sec.#: None Marital Status:Widowed Father:William Henry Ruhe Birthplace:Germany Mother:Mary S. Ulrich Birthplace:Germany Cause of Death:Toxemia D/T:Carcinomas D/T:Carcinoma of Uterus > 1 1/2 yrs Treated- to/from:3/25/1960 to 8/28/1961 Last seen alive:8/22/1961 Physician:R.A. Galbraith, DO Address:3675 12th St., Riverside, CA Burial:30 Aug 1961 Cemetery:Evergreen Cemetery Funeral Director:M.H. Simons & Co. Informant:Dortha Mae Vermillion Relationship:Daughter Address:Riverside Date Filed: 9/05/1961 Book # 1961Page # 8Record # 44