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Zelda Jane Cahoon (Denning)

Birthplace: Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Death: December 23, 1932 (52)
Marquette, Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Place of Burial: Monona, Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Denning and Elizabeth Denning
Wife of Raymond Albert Cahoon
Mother of Lelia Knight; Nina A. Cahoon; Kenneth Raymond Cahoon; Maria Cahoon and Geneva Zelda Schlitter
Sister of Franklin Denning; Elsie J. Denning; Orin J. Denning; Ethelinda May Denning; Charles Barron Denning and 3 others

Managed by: Carol Ann Selis
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About Zelda Jane Cahoon

Denning Iowa, County Births Name Denning Name Note 7th child Event Type Birth Event Date 1880 Event Place Pleasant Ridge, Clayton, Iowa, United States Gender Male Race White Father's Name James Denning Father's Birthplace Jefferson, Ohio Father's Age 46 Mother's Name Elizabeth Sawvel Denning Mother's Birthplace Ohio Mother's Age 36 Note 7th child Citing this Record "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVDZ-NDW : 20 May 2016), Denning, 1880; citing Pleasant Ridge, Clayton, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,255,480.


Zelda J Denning

Birth: 27 Sep 1880

Clayton, Iowa

Death: 23 Dec 1932

Marquette, Iowa


Zelda Denning Iowa State Census, 1895 Name Zelda Denning Event Type Census Event Date 1895 Event Place Clayton, Iowa, United States Gender Female Birth Year (Estimated) 1881 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace James Denning M 62 Elizabeth Denning F 50 Orrin Denning M 28 Charles Denning M 20 Zelda Denning F 14 Leonard Denning M 8 Citing this Record "Iowa State Census, 1895," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTS4-WML : 30 June 2016), Zelda Denning in household of James Denning, Clayton, Iowa, United States; citing p. 161, 1895, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,020,190.


Zelda Jane Denning

Born: 27 Sep 1880

Clayton, [county], Iowa, USA

Died: 23 Dec 1932

Marquette, Clayton, Iowa, USA


Sch Cahoon

Born: 23 Dec 1876 in Avon, [county], Ohio, USA

Died: 11 Sep 1958 in Independence, [county], Iowa, USA


Children Sex Birth

Zelda Geneva Cahoon F 18 Oct 1909 in [city], Clayton, Iowa, USA


Zelda Jane Denning Cahoon Memorial Photos Flowers Edit Share Learn about removing the ads from this memorial... Birth: Sep. 27, 1880 McGregor Clayton County Iowa, USA Death: Dec. 23, 1932 Marquette Clayton County Iowa, USA

Family links:

 James Denning (1833 - 1916)
 Elizabeth Sawvell Denning (1844 - 1943)

 Raymond Albert Cahoon (1876 - 1958)*

 Lelia E. Cahoon Knight (1901 - 1999)*
 Nina A. Cahoon Wilkins (1903 - 1947)*
 Kenneth R Cahoon (1908 - 1992)*
 Geneva Zelda Cahoon Schlitter (1909 - 1998)*

 Franklin Denning (1863 - 1872)*
 Elsie J Denning (1865 - 1872)*
 Charles Barron Denning (1874 - 1957)*
 Amanda Elise Denning Knapp (1876 - 1965)*
 Zelda Jane Denning Cahoon (1880 - 1932)
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Burial: Council Hill Cemetery Monona Clayton County Iowa, USA


Cahoon, Zelda J. (Denning) 1880-1932


Posted By: The Larsons Date: 11/14/2011 at 08:45:17

Mrs. R.A. Cahoon

Zelda Jane Denning, the daughter of James and Elizabeth Denning was born on August 27, 1880 in Mendon Township, Clayton County, Iowa, and departed from this life at her home in Mendon Township on Dec. 23, 1932 at the age of 52 years, three months and 26 days.

On December 19, 1900 she was united in marriage, at the home of her parents to Ray Albert Cahoon. To this union were born four children: Mrs. Alpha Knight, Mrs. Wilber Wilkins, Kenneth Cahoon, and Mrs. Fred Schlitter, all of whom survive her.

She was baptized in the M.E. Church, and was one of the organizers of the Pleasant Ridge M.E. Sunday School, and was an interested worker in the Sunday School and Ladies' Aid of that church as long as it existed. She was an uncomplaining industrious woman, neighborly and kind to all who knew her.

Just a year before her death she was stricken with an attack of goitre and for a time her life was feared for, but she recovered, and seemed to be improving constantly, until a few days ago, when she was preparing for Christmas for the children and grandchildren, and was again stricken, this time with a heart attack, and died on December 23rd.

There remains to mourn her passing, beside the husband and children mentioned above, her aged mother, Mrs. James Denning, three brothers, Orin, Charles and Leonard of Mendon township, and a sister, Mrs. Amanda Knapp; also nine nephews and nieces, nine grandchildren, and a number of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at her home on Monday afternoon, December 26, 1932 at two o'clock, by the Rev. Louis H. Joslin, pastor of the First Methodist church, Monona, Iowa. Interment was made in Council Hill cemetery.

~scrapbook newspaper clipping, hand-dated 1932

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Zelda Jane Cahoon's Timeline

September 27, 1880
Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Age 21
Iowa, United States
Age 23
Iowa, United States
May 25, 1908
Age 27
Clayton County, Iowa, United States
October 18, 1909
Age 29
McGregor, Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Age 28
Ohio, United States
December 23, 1932
Age 52
Marquette, Clayton County, Iowa, United States
Age 51
Monona, Clayton County, Iowa, United States