Photo courtesy of Henry Conor, used with permission from Reba Allsup
Photo courtesy of Henry Conor, used with permission from Reba Allsup

Photo courtesy of photographer Chuck James
Photo courtesy of photographer Chuck James

Niobrara County Library - Jennie Merle (Baughn) Allsup (August 23, 1889 - December 14, 1982)

Jennie Merle (Baughn) Allsup (August 23, 1889 - December 14, 1982)

The Lusk Herald
December 23, 1982


Jennie Allsup

Jennie Allsup, long-time resident of Manville, died Dec. 14 in the Niobrara Memorial Hospital. Memorial service was conducted Friday at Peet Mortuary Chapel with Dallas Swisher officiating.

Jennie Merle Allsup was born August 23, 1889, at Tobias, Neb., the daughter of Rass and Jennie Baughn. The family moved to Manville in 1892. There she attended school in addition to one year of school at Jireh College.

She was married to James W. Allsup who preceded her in death.

Music for the memorial service was provided by Edna DeCastro, organist, and Verla Etchemendy who sang "Beyond the Sunset" and "How Great Thou Art".

Pallbearers were Sven Johnson, Roger Swisher, Stan McLean, Gurney McLean, Dutch Kennedy, and Glen Valentine. Honorary bearers were Chub Lashmett, William Welch, Howard Foley, Floyd Alexander, Alvin Alexander, Verner Johnson, Fred Sullivan, Jack Kettler, Burt Kaper, Lloyd Tschacher, and Edwin Tschacher.

Interment was in the Dellview Cemetery, Manville. Memorials have been established to Niobrara Nursing Home.

Besides her late husband, Mrs. Allsup was preceded in death by three brothers, a sister, and a great-grandson.

She is survived by three sons, Darrell of Brookings, Ore., Wilbur of Medford Ore., and Claude of Central Point, Ore; two daughters, Cleo Swisher of Casper and Bette Alexander of Manville; a brother Curt Baughn of Riverton; two sisters, Tessie Valentine of Wheatland and Nita Lashmett of Manville; 12 grand-children; 14 great-grand-children; and 12 great-great-grand-children.


MR. AND MRS. J.W. ALLSUP HONORED AT 50TH ANNIVERSARY OPEN HOUSE

The Lusk Herald, March 30, 1961

Approximately 100 attended the open house March 19 honoring the 5th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Allsup at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Oscar Alexander in Manville.

The serving table was covered with a hand crocheted tablecloth made by a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Claude Allsup, with a pink background. An archway of lighted baby roses, gold candles and a three tiered cake decorated with pink roses completed the decorations. The framed wedding certificate was displayed on the gift table.

The three sons of Mr. and Mrs. Allsup presided at the serving table the first hour, with granddaughters completing the serving. Claude Allsup and Mrs. Charles Ward served the cake, Darrell Allsup and Mrs. Gurney McLean poured coffee and Wilbur Allsup and Mrs. Frank Blagg the punch. Mrs. Wilbur Allsup presented the guest book and Mrs. Dallas Swisher was in charge of the gift table.

Mr. and Mrs. Allsup were married in Manville, March 21, 1911 at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Baughn, in the same house in which Mr. and Mrs. Alexander now live. They moved to Brookings, Ore., in 1942 returning to Manville in 1952.

Out-of-town friends and relatives attending the open house were: Darrel Allsup, Brookings, Ore.; Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Swisher, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Blagg and family, Casper; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Allsup and family, Yoncalla, Ore.; Mr. and Mrs. Claude Allsup and family, Central Point, Ore.; Mr. and Mrs. Ross Howard and family, Cheyenne; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hansen, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dugan and family, Douglas; Mr. and Mrs. Gurney McLean and son, Jeffrey City, Wyo.; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Swisher ad family, Moorcroft; Curt Baughn, Riverton; Mrs. Irene Bracey and Claude Lewis, Brighton, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. James Valentine and family, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Valentine, Wheatland, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Kissier, Torrington.







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Bette L. Alexander (October 15, 1924 - June 28, 2010)

Darrell Bradford Allsup (March 14, 1913 - April 2, 2006)

Eileen Annette Burk Allsup (August 3, 1920 - May 18, 2013)

James Walker Allsup (October 25, 1883 - January 28, 1967)

Lucille Allsup (August 15, 1918 - June 4, 2002)

Wilbur E. Allsup (August 14, 1919 - September 29, 2015)

Carl Walter Baughn (May 24, 1876 - June 6, 1955)

Erastus Benjamin Baughn (January 20, 1867 - May 27, 1935)

Jennie Alene Baughn (February 14, 1866 - June 28, 1952)

Jessie Baughn (May 14, 1881 - November 10, 1968)

Marian Mabel Baughn (June 21, 1908 - November 6, 1960)

Phoebe Jane Baughn (January 31, 1835 - February 1, 1905)

Sidney Bradford Baughn (February 28, 1900 - April 24, 1970)

Verna Jeannette Baughn (November 29, 1906 - January 12, 1946)

Abdon Frank DeCastro (April 23, 1901 - September 29, 1983)

Edna Mae DeCastro (December 29, 1906 - May 5, 1991)

Howard G. Foley (June 4, 1932 - October 15, 1991)

Cornelius Agustus Hart (April 7, 1879 - April 2, 1949)

Harry Delos Howard (December 31, 1873 - August 26, 1964)

Neletta Elida Howard (December 14, 1874 - March 27, 1970)

Rebecca Dooling Howard (December 11, 1843 - July 28, 1943)

Christian Jassman (August 16, 1905 - May 5, 1976)

Wilma F. Jassman (November 2, 1920 - August 2, 1998)

Erma D. Keenan (November 14, 1915 - May 4, 1997)

Lula Isabell Kennedy (July 13, 1926 - March 31, 1989)

Vernon J. Kennedy (March 4, 1916 - December 12, 1989)

Jerry DeWitt Lamb (August 24, 1962 - November 12, 2011)

Jerry Jay Lamb (October 17, 1937 - June 5, 2012)

Carl Walter Lashmett (June 13, 1927 - December 30, 1991)

Carl Douglas Lashmett (September 8, 1961 - August 17, 2010)

Charles D. Lashmett (September 24, 1914 - March 10, 1981)

Jennie Marie Lashmett (April 18, 1916 - March 14, 1917)

Jewell Dean Lashmett (May 25, 1931 - November 24, 2015)

Juanita Rebecca Lashmett (September 12, 1895 - January 12, 1985)

Elizabeth Lydia Manorgan (November 21, 1866 - November 22, 1945)

Joseph Albert Manorgan (September 22, 1865 - February 12, 1937)

Agatha Della Pielstick (May 11, 1864 - June 19, 1947)

Emma Richardson (November 21, 1908 - September 22, 1993)

Dallas Roger Swisher (November 28, 1913 - November 30, 1997)

Lola Cleo Swisher (November 12, 1914 - November 25, 2011)

James Otis Valentine (February 21, 1914 - August 25, 1977)

James Murray Valentine (September 16, 1882 - July 15, 1939)

Tessie Lee Valentine (April 11, 1888 - January 20, 1987)


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