William Eli DOYLE(born 22 Nov 1871 - died 28 Mar 1958, son of James E. DOYLE & Sarah Bender)on 10 Nov, 1896 married Sarah Jane Zehrung(born 30 Jan 1874 - died 5 June 1950, daughter of Jacob Charles Zehrung & Caroline Gettis)
Elsie Elnora DOYLE - (b. 28 Nov 1898 & d. 7 Sep 1974)
+ (1) married Ralph James Pierce (d. ca. 18 Feb 1926) 3 Apr 1918.
+ (2) married Arthur Rathbun (b. 31 Mar 1897 & d. 1 Feb 1987 ) on 23 Feb 1941.
Harlan Edward DOYLE (b. 9 Dec 1900 - d. 1 Oct 1978)
+ married Minnie Maude Beveridge (b. 20 Jan 1903 - d. 25 Oct 1979) on 5 Nov 1921.
Ethyl Clara DOYLE (b. 21 Aug 1903 - d. 1 Dec 1988)
+ (1) married Everett Manley (b. 29 Dec 1897 - d. 19 Jun 1965) on (?)
+ (2) married Donald Latshaw (?).
Delia Margarie DOYLE(b. 16 Mar 1907 - d. 2 Jan 1998)
+ married Jesse Rathbun (b. 3 Aug 1906 - d. 4 Nov 1982) on 19 Apr 1935.
Marriage Licensethe State of Nebraska, Pawnee County
You are hereby authorized to join in the holy bonds of Matrimony, & to celebrate within said County, the rites & ceremonies of Marriage between Mr. William E. DOYLE & Miss Sarah J. Zehrung.
The father’s name of the said William E. DOYLE is J.E. DOYLE & the maiden name of his mother is Sarah Bender & the father’s name of the said Sarah J. Zehrung is Jacob Zehrung & the maiden name of her mother is Caroline Gettis.
The said William E. DOYLE resides in the County of Gage & State of Nebraska is aged 25 years, was born in Indiana & is a white person.The said Sarah J. Zehrung resides in the County of Gage & State of Nebraska is aged 23 years, was born in Iowa & is also a white person.
And these present shall be your good & sufficient warrant, & you are required to return this license to me within three months from the celebration of such Marriage, with a certificate of the same appended thereto, signed by you , under the penalty of five hundred dollars.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand & affixed the seal of the County Court of said County of Pawnee, this 10th day of November A.D. 1897
G.T. Belding County Judge
Marriage Certificate - State of Nebraska, Pawnee County
Be it remembered, That at The Hazel House - Pawnee City in said County of Pawnee, on the 10th day of November A.D. 1897 Mr. William E. DOYLE & Miss Sarah J. Zehrung named in the foregoing license, were legally united in marriage by me in the presence of George E. Overhalser residing in the County of Pawnee & State of Nebraska & Mrs. Flossie Zehrung residing in the County of Pawnee & State of Nebraska
Witness my hand this 10th day of November A.D. 1897 G.T. Belding, County Judge
Gage Co., Liberty Twnshp, NE 1900 US Census (William DOYLE, Jane-wife, Elsa(ie)-dau)(William listed as a day laborer.)
Gage Co., Nebraska Directory 1935 W.E. DOYLE Sect 25, Elm Twnship, PO Odell, NE
Gage Co., Nebraska Directory 1954 W.E. DOYLE Blue Springs, NE
Gage Co., Nebraska Directory 1956 W.E. DOYLE Blue Springs, NE
In Memory of Sarah Jane DOYLE; Date of Birth-January 30, 1874; Date of Death-June 5, 1950; Place & Time of Service-Christian Church, Blue Springs, NE, 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, 1950; Clergyman-Rev. E.E. Powell; Place of Internment-Blue Springs Cemetery; Casket Bearers-Floyd J. Patton, Charley Thoman, E.J. Roberts, Frank Cullison, A.D. Rice, William Linscott; Arrangements by Harman Mortuary.
Obituary William E. DOYLE
William E. DOYLE, son of James E. & Sarah Bender DOYLE, was born November 22, 1971 at Bloomfield, Indiana, & departed this life on March 28, 1958 at a Beatrice Hospital, reaching the age of 86 years, 4 months, & 6 days.
His father, who was formerly a wagon & carriage maker in Indiana, came across country by covered wagon with his family when William was a boy of fourteen years, & homesteaded on a farm southwest of Liberty in Gage County, Nebraska.
It was here that the deceased grew to manhood.In his late teens he became a member of the Christian Church.During his lifetime he was always willing & ready to help a friend or neighbor in time of need.
On November 10, 1896, he was united in marriage to Sarah Jane Zehrung at Pawnee City, Nebraska.To this union was born three daughters & one son.
He was engaged in farming during the greater part of his life at Liberty & Odell, retiring to Blue Springs where he made his home since 1945.
He was preceded in death by his wife Sarah Jane in June 1950, also four sisters & five brothers.
He is survived by his children--Mrs. Elsie Rathbun, Harley DOYLE, Mrs. Ethel Manley, all of Odell, & Mrs. Margarie Rathbun of Los Angeles, California; is sisters -- Mrs. Laura Snyder, Mrs. Lillian Dolen, Mrs. Jessie Joseph, all of Beatrice, & Mrs. Tillie Akin of Summerfield, Kansas; twelve grandchildren & twenty-five great grandchildren, & a host of relatives & friends.