Individual Details

Elmer Earl Angell

(February 17, 1890 - October 19, 1918)

Elmer Angell was the only child of Leander N. Angell and Nancy Trobaugh, of Clarksville, Iowa. He was born on February 17, 1890. He was an auto mechanic after finishing school. August 30, 1917 Elmer and Ella Tibitts were married in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Shortly after Elmer was drafted into World War I, one of 73 from Butler County. Private Angell served with Company D, 129th Infantry, of the 33rd Division. On October 5, 1918, his troops were gassed and on October 18, 1918 he died at Donnevaux(?), France. In November his parents learned of his death. Elmer is buried at Antioch Cemetery in Clarksville. His widow Ella didn't marry again, she and Elmer did not have kids.


BirthFebruary 17, 1890Iowa, United States
Census1900Clarksville, Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1905Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1910Fremont, Butler, Iowa, United States
CivilJune, 1917WWI draft card - Clarksville, Butler, Iowa, United States
MarriageAugust 30, 1917Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States - Ella Mayzell Tibbits
ResidenceFebruary 20, 1918Clarksville, Butler, Iowa, United States
DeathOctober 19, 1918World War I - Donnevaux, France
MilitaryCompany D, 129th Infantry, of the 33rd Division
BurialAntioch Cemetery, Clarksville, Butler, Iowa, United States


SpouseElla Mayzell Tibbits (1892 - 1959)
FatherLeander N. Angell (1852 - 1933)
MotherNancy Elizabeth Trobough (1855 - 1943)