Jonathan Maltby Data




Samuel James & Adelia Molby's children, Con't.

Fred A. Molby m. 2nd Feb. 18, 1946, at Scarritt College, Nashville, Tenn., Frances R. Wilson, b. Jan. 2, 1880, near Kellogg, Iowa; d. Oct. 26, 1950, at Morgantown, West Virginia. Burial Oakwood cemetery, Baldwin, Ks. She was a daughter of Robert Fleetwood Wilson, a native of Indiana, and Martha (Crooks) Wilson, a native of Ohio, whose parents took them to Kellogg, Iowa, when they were children.

Frances attended Baker University and Wesley Memorial Hospital at Northwestern University, receiving an R.N. degree. (In 1922 she received a B.S. degree at Columbia University.) She was later super- intendent of nurses in a Chicago hospital, superintendent of a Methodist hospital at Omaha, and later of a hospital in Oklahoma. In 1914 she went as a medical missionary to Peking, China, the Sleeper Davis Memorial Hospital for Women, where she was in turn superintendent of nurses and superintendent of the hospital. After some years, she was placed in charge of the nurses training division in Cheloo University, Tsinan, China, where she served about fourteen years-- some years after the Japanese occupation of China. The Japanese attack upon Pearl Harbor and subsequent hostilities prevented her from returning to her post in China. She later took charge of the infirmary at Scarritt College, Nashville, Tennessee, while on leave from Cheeloo University.

Fred has degrees, A.B. Baker Univ., 1904; A.M. Cornell University, 1908; Ph.D., 1910. Was several years an instructor in Physics at Cornell, Magnetic Observer in U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey several seasons, Assistant Prof. Physics at Indiana Univ., Univ. of Cincin- nati; Assoc. Prof. Physics West Va. Univ., 1920, Professor 1921-1948. Retired as Professor Emeritus, 1948. He lives in Baldwin, Kansas. Has no children.

Marie B. Molby, b. Mar. 25, 1882; d. Dec. 1, 1885. Burial in Spiers Cemetery, Linn, Kansas.

Samuel James Molby II, b. Dec. 15, 1885, near Linn, Kansas, at the home- stead. Died Nov. 8, 1953, Salina, Kansas. Burial at Salina. Mar- mied Sept. 20, 1911, Minnie Kline Denman, Palmer, Ks., b. at Palmer, Mar. 7, 1882. He attended Baker University and graduated at Kansas State College of Agriculture. He farmed, taught in Dickinson Co High, was some time County Agent in Claremore, Oklahoma. He taught in Salina High School. Became a dealer in farm machinery at Wichita.

Minnie K. Denman is a descendant of the fourteenth signer of The Declaration of Independence. Please see page 30.

Their children:

1. Samuel James Molby, b. Sept. 29, 1914, Agricola, Kansas, m. July 23, 1939, Cecelia Mitchell, dau. of Mr. and Mrs. William Mitchell, Cherryvale, Ks. She b. Nov. 19, 1914. Samuel J. and Cecelia both graduated at University of Kansas. He is a lawyer now for twenty or more years with the firm which in- cluded Justice Charles E. Whittaker at the time he was appoint- ed. They live in Kansas City, Missouri.

               Child: Linda Susan, b. July 19, 1946, Kansas City, Mo.

2. Marcia Molby, b. April 4, 1921, Manhattan, Ks., m. Sept. 11, 1942, at Phoenix, Arizona, Perry T. Fleagle, b. Nov. 6, 1920, at Friend, Kansas. Both grad. University of Kansas. He served overseas in World War II. He has a thriving business in Wichita

                  1. Nancy Lou Fleagle, b. June 18, 1947, Kansas City, Mo.
           twins (2. Janice Ann Fleagle, b. Dec. 27, 1949, Wichita, Ks.
                 (3. James Howard Fleagle, b. Dec. 27, 1949, Wichita, Ks.