Appleby, Shannon, Rummells Connections
My maternal grandmother, Amanda Emma Rummells was born in Nichols, Muscatine, IA, on 3 Sep 1898. Her father, Josiah Walker Rummells, Jr was born in York, York, PA, 12 Oct 1869 and relocated to Muscatine county, IA, in the early 1880 with his father Joshiah Walker Rummells, Sr., who was born in Lewisbury, York, PA, on 1 Dec 1831. They owned a general merchandise store in Nichols, as well as a hotel.
J W "Silas" Rummells, Jr, grew cabbage and was active in the Iowa Horticultural Society, being named "Cabbage King of Iowa" in 1916-17.
J W Rummells, Jr, married Della Mae Coyner.
J W Rummells, Sr, married Amanda Squibb.
Inquries regarding these family names most welcome!