Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Family of William Kerfoot Stewart and Ella Nannette Vonnegut  

5 - ELLA NANNETTE Vonnegut born BET 16 OCT AND 16 NOV 1879 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana died 9 DEC 1968 in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky Burial: 12/12/1968 Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Section: 6 Lot: 4 daughter of Clemens Vonnegut and Emma Schnüll

    Summer Resident DIes in Louisville

    Mrs. W. K. Stewart, 89 Died in Louisville, Ky. She was buried Thursday in Crown Hill Cemetery at Indianapolis. Mrs. Stewart regularly spent her summers here in the lakeside cottage where her father, Clements Vonnegut had brought his family in the early 1880's

    She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. J. T. Menger, Knoxville, Tenn., grandson, J. T. Mengerl, Jr. of Wisconsin and her grand-daughter Mrss Nanette Mengel of California. - Culver Citizen

married 15 SEP 1903 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana William Kerfoot Stewart was born 26 Jul 1875 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana. He died 02 Mar 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky, at age 83, and his Burial: 03/05/1959 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Section: 6 Marker: N Lot: 4 in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana son of Charles Gray McLean Stewart & Martha Norman Mooklar. He was educated at Bachelor of Arts - Yale University in Jun 1899 in New Haven, Ct. He owned W. K. Stewart Co. Inc. Book Store., Between 1917-1959, Louisville, Kentucky.

The Origins and History of the Bobbs-Merrill Company by Jack O'Bar
    The Bobbs-Merrill Company divested itself of the bookstore in 1909 with the sale of that portion of the business to William Kerfoot Stewart, a Bobbs-Merrill sales manager. Stewart's family had earlier connections with the Indianapolis firm. His grandfather, William Stewart, had been a cofounder of Stewart, Bowen, and Company. The same firm later became Bowen, Stewart and Company, ne of the organizations which merged to produce Bowen-Merrill. The younger Stewart also acquired the old Robert Clarke Company of Cincinnati, one of the largest book and stationery firms in that part of the country.

    Over the years the bookstore, renamed the W. K. Stewart Company, continued a close relationship with Bobbs-Merrill. The store remained in the building at 911 West Washington Street where the publishing business was conducted. A year after the sale of the bookstore, the building passed into the hands of a new owner who required the space for another use. It was necessary for Bobbs-Merrill to move

They have one child:
    +17 - Susan Kerfoot Stewart born on 4 Nov 1905 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana She married Joseph T. Mengel .

17 - Susan Kerfoot Stewart born on 4 Nov 1905 in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana and died 30 OCT 2004 Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina

She married Joseph Torbitt Mengel 5 JAN 1929 in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky. He was born 13 Mar 1896 Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky died 3 Apr 1996 - Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina son of Clarence Rudolph Mengel & Mary B Castleman

Their children:
    +29a Joseph Torbitt Mengel Jr. born 29 Jul 1931 Tennessee

29a Joseph Torbitt Mengel Jr. born 29 Jul 1931 Tennessee died 23 Jul 2011
    The News & Observer on July 30, 2011
    Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Jr. Eden Prairie, MN Joseph Torbitt Mengel, Jr. of died of maladies common to old age on Saturday, July...

Their Children:
    Maria Mengel

    Melessia Mengel
married 2nd abt 1995 Minnesota Mary Elizabeth (Hutchins) Piercey born 6 Sep 1923 Died: 8 Dec 2006

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