Thomas David Chenoweth
Mary Ellen McMasters
John L. Beeker
Dora Hendrickson
Harry L. Chenoweth
Hazel L. Beeker
Mary Jo Chenoweth


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1. Charles Ewing Longanecker Collier

Mary Jo Chenoweth 1

  • Born: 10 Jan 1926, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN 2
  • Marriage (1): Charles Ewing Longanecker Collier on 28 Jul 1951 in Keego Harbor, Oakland, MI, USA 1 2
  • Died: 4 Aug 2012, Flint, Genesee, MI at age 86 2
  • Buried: 8 Aug 2012, Flint, Genesee, MI 2

   FamilySearch ID: GS5L-5GJ.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1930 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, IN. 3 The 1930 census recorded renting a home for $15 a month: Harry Chenoweth, machine operator in factory, 42, living with wife Hazel, 34; son John T., 10, and daughter Mary J., 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Indiana. Harry married at age 30 and Hazel at 22.

2. Census in 1940 in Pontiac, Oakland, MI. 4 The 1940 census recorded renting at 398 N. Paddock Street in Pontiac: Harry Chenewith, machinist in automobile factory, 52, living with wife Hazel L, 44, and daughter Mary Jo, 14. They were born in Indiana and lived in the same place in 1935.

3. Obituary: Mary Jo Collier on 4 Aug 2012 in Flint, Genesee, MI. 2 COLLIER, MARY JO -- Flint, Age 86, died Saturday, August 4, 2012, at Genesys Hospice. The funeral service will take place 10:00 am, Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at the Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services in Mt. Morris. Pastor David Burkett will officiate with burial to follow in Sunset Hills Cemetery. Family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, pleast direct memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Mary Jo was born January 10, 1926, in Battle Ground, Indiana, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry and Hazel (Beeker) Chenoweth. She and Charles E. Collier were united in marriage July 28, 1951; he preceded her in death November 11, 1972. Mary Jo enjoyed crocheting, needlepoint, and loved to talk. She was a nursing assistant for 25 years with St. Joseph's Hospital. Mary Jo was active with the Eastside Senior Center, Krapaoh Center, and the Clio Senior Center. Mary Jo leaves to cherish her memory, daughter, Nancy Jo C. Haight and husband, Charles S. Haight of New Bern, NC; three grandchildren, Charles S. Haight, Jr. of Chicago, Il and girlfriend, Ashley Mayle, Victoria Jo Haight of Chicago, Il and fiance, Christopher Kaintz, and Elizabeth Haight Kozey and husband, Matthew Kozey; and special friend, Susan and husband, Mark Addison. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 21 years, Charles E. Collier; and brother, John "Jack" T. Chenoweth. Friends may share a memory with the family at the funeral home or online at

Mary married Charles Ewing Longanecker Collier on 28 Jul 1951 in Keego Harbor, Oakland, MI, USA.1 2 (Charles Ewing Longanecker Collier was born on 19 Jul 1911 in Uniontown, Fayette, PA,1 5 died on 11 Nov 1972 in Flint, Genesee, MI 2 6 and was buried in Flint, Genesee, MI 2.)


1, Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952 (Original data: Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics.), Mary Jo Chenoweth and Charles E. L. Collier, m. 28 Jul 1951, Keego Harbor, MI.

2, Obituary of Mary Jo Collier.

3 1930 United States Census, Harry Chenoweth, Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 25, sheet 2B, line 58, family 51.

4 1940 United States Census, Harry Chenewith, Area A, Pontiac, Pontiac City, Oakland, Michigan, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 63-85, sheet 9A, line 18, family 181.

5, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 ( Operations, Inc.), Chalres Ewing Longanecker Collier b. 19 Jul 1911.

6, Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996, Charles E. Collier b. 19 Jul 1911 d. 11 Nov 1927 Flint, MI.

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