IX.4742. Frank Ruel Molby, b. Apr. 3, 1900, near Linn, Kansas. Eldest son of VIII.3643. (Ruel Clinton 8, Franklin Harrison 7, John 6, Chester 5, Jonathan, 1751, 4, Sam. 3, Sam. 2, Wm. 1). He married Leodah Sackett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Sackett of Washington, Kansas.
They had three children. Leodah died when the children were young. He married a second time a widow who had one son or more children by her first husband. Her maiden name was Verda North who grew up near Clinton, Douglas County, Kansas. Frank and Verda were married at Mankato, Kansas on August 16, 1942. They operated a farm on the Wakarusa River near Clinton. Then, they moved on to another farm about five miles southward from Lecompton, Kansas. He was a stockman as well as a farmer and on this farm he was killed by a huge bull which he had raised. This occurred on February 17, 1962. His remains were buried in a prominent cemetery on the outskirts of the village of Clinton, Douglas County, Kansas.
Children of Frank Ruel and Leodah Molby: X. gen. Robert Clinton Molby, b. March 14, 1930, Washington, Kansas. Eugene Gibson " b. May 16, 1932, Greenleaf, Kansas. Ilah Jane " Child of Verda (North) Hamill: Clifford Dean Hamill Child of Frank Ruel and Verda Molby: X. gen. Frank Wayne Molby, b. December 19, 1943. ----- X. gen. Robert Clinton Molby, b. March 14, 1930 in home of maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Sackett, Washington, Kansas; m. Fayetta Louise Roper, b. May 12, 1929 in Enid, Oklahoma, daughter of Russel L. Roper and Selma (Ochs) Roper. Children of Robert Clinton and Fayetta Molby: XI. gen. 1. Kathleen Jane Molby, b. August 4, 1951 in hospital Hugoton, Kansas. 2. Nathan Paul Molby, b. July 3, 1953 in hospital at Sterling, Kansas. 3. Ruth Anne Molby, b. September 2, 1955 in hospital at Stafford, Kansas. 4. Rachelle Colleen Molby, b. October 23, 1961 in Cushing Memorial Hospital at Leavenworth, Kansas. Robert is an ordained minister in the American Baptist Con- vention. He received his B.A. from Sterling College in 1953 and his B.D. from Central Baptist Theological Seminary in May 1960. He has served the First Baptist Churches of Easton and Valley Falls, Kansas; Merrill's Grove Baptist Church, Route 3, Audubon, Iowa; and is presently serving the Solomon Valley Baptist Parish. His address is Box 77, Cawker City, Kansas. (1967) -----
Records for Frank Ruel Molby's children are continued on p. S 86-4.
* This page is substituted for Maltby Genealogy American Lineage, page 733-3.