Thomas G. Threlkeld Family

Thomas Glen THRELKELD was born in March, 1865 in Greenbush, Warren, Illinois to Moses Burges and Tacy B. (BUTLER) THRELKELD and died 27 Oct 1941 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA. He married Eliza SPENCER 18 Mar 1885 in Iowa. Eliza was born in November, 1864 in Warren Co., Iowa to John Wesley and Minerva Jane (MORRISON) SPENCER. Eliza died 20 Oct 1956 at the home of her daughter in Mukilteo, Snohomish, WA. Both Thomas and Eliza are buried in Greenacres Memorial Park. Thomas was a barber by trade and came to Bellingham in 1923 where his son was already established.


  1. Clarence D. THRELKELD was born 24 Jan 1886 in Liberty Center, Warren, Iowa. He married Carrie Bell RUCKMAN in 1906 and came to Bellingham, Whatcom, WA in 1907. He died 26 Apr 1946 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA. Carrie died 9 Apr 1971 in Modesto, CA.  Both are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery. Clarence and Carrie were both registered nurses and owned and operated the Sanitarium Baths located in the Leopold Hotel.
    Biography of Clarence THRELKELD  Obituary of Clarence THRELKELD

    1. Isabelle THRELKELD was Mrs. WOLFF of Long Beach, CA in 1946.
    2. Geraldine THRELKELD was Mrs. SMITH of Long Beach, CA in 1946.
    3. Russell D. THRELKELD  was born 6 Nov 1918 and died 3 May 2002 in Kennewick, Benton, WA.

  2. Ethel THRELKELD was born 10 May 1897 in Liberty Center, Warren, Iowa and died in July, 1981 at Friday Harbor, San Juan WA.  She married Russell EDGERTON who was born 2 Sep 1899 and died in September, 1974 in Mukilteo, Snohomish, WA.

  3. Merle E. THRELKELD was born 21 Dec 1898 in Liberty Center, Warren, Iowa and died in July, 1979 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA.  He is buried in Greenacres Memorial Park.  Merle marred Margaret EATON who was born 29 Jul 1900 and died 29 Nov 1989 in Bellingham, Whatcom, WA.

Submitted by Linda Purvis


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Thomas G. Threlkeld, wife, son and daughter

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