Descendants of John Belconger JR


12124. Jarrell Hudson Priest

Jarrell Hudson Priest

OCCUPATION: Manager of an A&P Food Store in Winter Haven for 25 years before going in the Priest Insurance Agency.
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. I, p. 780 - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

16208. Jarrell Hudson Priest

Jarrell Hudson Priest

AKA: Jerry

16209. James Eugene Priest

James Eugene Priest

AKA: Gene

Clayton Ruben Heinlein

Clayton Ruben Heinlein

NAME-CONFLICT: Clayton Ruben Heinlein in CFA II, p. 256 & 331; William Heinlein elsewhere.

QUESTION: What was the name of this person?


Earl Dubetz

Earl Dubetz

DIVORCE: The marriage of Mr. Dubetz and Lorraine Conger ended in divorce.

Bette Unknown

Bette Unknown

CHILD: Bette had a child, Terri Lynne Schroeder before she married Loyd Baumgartner.

12135. Claude Austin Conger

Claude Austin Conger

OCCUPATION: Used car salesman

HOBBIES: Dancing and skating in younger days

RESIDENCES: 1272 Lucile Avenue SW; Atlanta, GA

Individual: Conger, Claude
Social Security #: 253-03-3162
SS# issued in: Georgia
Birth date: Jan 4, 1917
Death date: Feb 1978
Residence code: Georgia
ZIP Code of last known residence: 30033
Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:
Decatur, Georgia
ZIP Code of address where death benefit payment was sent: 30033
Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:
Decatur, Georgia
[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 A-L, Ed. 5, Social Security Death
Index: U.S., Date of Import: Nov 1, 2000, Internal Ref. #]

Berta Frances Summerour

Berta Frances Summerour

AKA: Sumnerour and Summerour on p. 77 of CFA I.


HOBBIES: Cooking

16218. Cheryl Ann Conger

Cheryl Ann Conger

OCCUPATION: Operator of electronic accounting machine

HOBBIES: Creative writing for fun, loved all animals

William Henry White

William Henry White

OCCUPATION: Computer programmer (CFA I, p. 805)

HOBBIES: sports and handiwork

NO_ISSUE: No issue listed in CFA I, p. 805

12143. May de Christie Conger

May de Christie Conger

HOBBIES: Active in school and church work. Enjoyed traveling and was a baseball fan.

OBITUARY: May D. McCandless, age 96, Independence, [MO] died Friday, Feb. 11, 2000 at the Hidden Lake Care Center.

Mrs. McCandless was born Aug. 4, 1903 in Enid, OK and had lived in Independence for 67 years. She was a long-time member of the First Christian Church of Independence. Her husband, Harry L. McCandless, died in 1985.

Her survivors include three sons: Richard E. McCandless, Medford, OR, Delbert L. McCandless, Aurora, CO and Gerald R. McCandless, Goodyear, AZ; one brother, John [F.] Conger, Denver; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City.
(Source: Conger Confab, March 2000, p. 14)

Harry Leonidas Mc Candless

Harry Leonidas McCandless

OCCUPATION: Worked for the railroad in his younger days. Was a smelter the past 37 years (CFA I, p. 761)

HOBBIES: Repairing motors, enjoyed traveling and baseball games

16221. Richard Edgar Mc Candless

RESIDENCES: As of Feb 2000, Medford, OR

16222. Delbert Lee Mc Candless

RESIDENCES: As of Feb 2000, Aurora, CO

16223. Gerald Ray Mc Candless

RESIDENCES: As of Feb 2000, Goodyear, AZ

12145. John Frank Conger

John Frank Conger

OCCUPATION: Gen. Mgr. Dist., CFA I, p. 306

HOBBIES: Amateur builder, fishing, boating

RESIDENCES: 2225 Buchtel Blvd.; Denver, CO 80210; Still living in Denver, CO as of March 2000.

RECOLLECTIONS: After the death of his sister, May D. McCandless, in Feb 2000, John F. Conger of Denver, CO wrote to Job C. Conger, editor of Conger Confab. "She had been in failing health for the past several years. Her death leaves me the sole survivor of the marriage of John Allen Conger and Grace Hostetter. I am not proud of what my father did to his family and my mother -- he deserted us."
(Source: Conger Confab, March 2000, p. 14)

12147. Lonnie Allen Conger

Lonnie Allen Conger

OCCUPATION: Inventory Management Specialist


RESIDENCES: 2445 W. 13th; Davenport, IA 52804; still in Davenport, IA as of Dec 2000 and Mar 2001.

Lonnie Allen Conger was a member of the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve from the age of 17 (August 1935).

He was a member of the Gideons, and State Chaplain since 1966.

He was an active lay worker in the church, member of Toastmaster International. He enjoyed public speaking. He had a great concern for others and wanted to help where able.

On and Saturday afternoon in the spring of 1970, Lonnie and his wife, surprised Mrs. Leonard by stopping by for a couple of hours. They had been in the area to attend a Gideon meeting.

Lonnie was of great assistance in gathering family data for his line.
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. I, p. 364 - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

ANNIVERSARY: Lonnie and Bertha Conger Celebrate 60 Years of Wedded Bliss Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie W. Conger, Davenport [IA] will be honored at an open house June 27, [1999] to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.

Bertha M. Jennings and Mr. Conger were married July 2, 1939 at Wesley Methodist Church, manse, Muscatine, Iowa.

Mr. Conger retired in 1978 after 23 years at the Rock Island Arsenal. He retired in 1977 from the U.S. Navy after 36 years of active and reserve duty, including service in the Pacific during World War II.

His wife retired in 1989 after 30 years at Carroll & Co., Davenport.

The couple are members of Faith United Methodist Church, Davenport, Quad-City Times Plus 60 Club and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. They enjoy spending time with their family, traveling and reading.

Mr. Conger is a member of American Legion Post 26, Davenport; Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 828; Am Vet Post 144; Fleet Reserve Association; Gideons International; Davenport Camp; Trinity Lodge 208; Masons; Davenport Scottish Rite; Davenport York Rite; Kaaba Shrine; Mohassan Grotto; and Davenport High Twelve Club.

Mrs. Conger is a member of Davenport American Legion Auxiliary.

Their children are: Cary and his wife, Carole Ann, DeWitt, Iowa; Larry and his wife, Lin, East Derry, NH; Janice DePower and her husband, Bill, Donahue, Iowa; and Steven deceased.

Their grandchildren are John Conger, Christopher Conger, Kent Vensland, Kathryn Vensland, Marnee Michalman and Amanda Wadsworth.

Their great-grandchildren are: Mason Vensland, Ross Vensland, Dillon Schurke, Michael True and Stephanie Wadsworth.
(Source: Conger Confab, Sep. 1999, included two photos)

RESIDENCES: As of Dec 1999, 4130 Northwest Boulevard, C53; Davenport, IA 52806-4243

PUBLIC_SERVICE: Lonnie A. Conger was a candidate for the position of Department Commander of the Iowa American Legion 2000-2001.

BIOGRAPHY: Lonnie Conger to Lead Iowa Legion Into New Millennium
After years of service to his Post, County and District Lonnie Conger has been elected Department Commander for 2000-2001. A new millennium beckons with the dawn of 2001 and Commander Conger is ready for the challenge. He is a live member of Post #26.

Conger has chosen "Anchors Aweigh, the Iowa Way," as his theme this year. He will make the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown his project. Conger believes membership is the key to the success of The American Legion. His enthusiasm and that of the staff and officers and his committee appointments will help reinvigorate the organization during this membership year, he said.

Lonnie and his wife, Bertha, are the parents of two sons, a daughter, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. His son, also a member of Post #26 and grandson are also members of Davenport post. Bertha is a life member of Auxiliary Unit #26.

Retiring after 23 years with the Department of the Army, the last ten as an Inventory Management Specialist responsible for all self-propelled artillery, Lonnie is now retired and willing to travel and speak on behalf of the Legion and his many projects.
(Source: Iowa Legionnaire, Vol. 17, Sep. 1, 2000 - furnished by Ella Hartmann and republished in Conger Confab, Sep 2000, p. 271)

Bertha Margaret Jennings

Bertha Margaret Jennings

HOBBIES: Enjoyed sewing, baking, helping people, as able, wherever needed and service can be rendered; especially enjoyed real estate sales

CHURCH_AFFILIATION: Active in church work since 1946 and filled many assignments in the local church

HONORS: "Mrs. Iowa" runner-up in 1963 and 1965.

16226. Cary Alan Conger

Cary Alan Conger

RESIDENCES: Route 3, Sac City, IA
RESIDENCES: 2122 Carriage Ln; Norfolk, VA 23518
RESIDENCES: As of June 1999, DeWitt, IA

MILITARY-EDUCATION: He is in Administration, US Navy; USNR 1957-22 Mar 1959; US Navy 23 Mar 1959 to present. Chief Warrant Officer, W-4; BSBA, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 1973; MBA National University, San Diego, CA 1980.
(Source: The Conger Family of America, Vol. II, p. 63 - Maxine Crowell Leonard)

MILITARY: Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Navy

EDUCATION: Associate of Arts Degree, June 1967, Old Dominion College, Norfolk, VA

NO_ISSUE: There was no issue.

Carole Ann Mc Collum

Carole Ann McCollum

EDUCATION: Completed 2 years at State College of Iowa, 1961-1963, Cedar Falls, IA

OCCUPATION: Credit clerk


12148. Elsie Florence Conger

Elsie Florence Conger

HOBBIES: Camping

RESIDENCES: As of Dec 2000 and Mar 2001, Elsie Dooley, Davenport, IA

Alvin Jacob Dooley

Alvin Jacob Dooley, Jr.

OCCUPATION: Machine operator

HOBBIES: Liked camping, fishing, auto mechanics

12149. Hazel Marie Conger

Hazel Marie Conger

OCCUPATION: Beautician

EDUCATION: Played basketball in high school and beauty school (CFA I, p. 780)

HOBBIES: Bowls in leagues; enjoyed the sames sports as her husband, as a spectator.

RESIDENCES: As of Dec 2000, Hazel Powers of Davenport, IA

OBITUARY: Davenport - Hazel Powers
Hazel M. Powers, 79, a resident of Davenport, [IA], died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at Genesis Medical Center - East Campus, Davenport, following a brief illness.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in the All Faith Chapel at the Halligan - McCabe - DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. Hazel's brother, Lonnie A. Conger, will conduct services. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

There will be an additional visitation on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

Hazel Marie Conger was born Nov. 5, 1921, in Messena [sic, Massena], Iowa, a daughter of John Allen and Mary Edna (Kerr) Conger. She married Richard B. Powers on Jan. 7, 1943, in Davenport. He preceded her in death on May 31, 1992.

She graduated from Bayard High School in 1938. She attended Thompson Beauty College on a basketball scholarship, earning her beautician certificate.

Hazel owned and operated the Arlington Beauty Salon, Davenport, for more than 50 years.

She was a member of the Women's Bowling Association and participated in several area leagues; was a member of Ladies of the Moose and the Diehard Cubs Fan Club; and was an avid bingo player.

Memorials may be made to a memorial fund established in her name.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Mike Powers, Galesburg, Ill., Bernie and Linda Powers, Davenport, and Randy and Jan Powers, Rapid City, S.D.; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Elsie Dooley, Davenport; brothers, Lonnie, Dale and Marvin Conger, all of Davenport, and Gerald Conger, Benton, Pa.; and a special friend, Peggy Dannatt.

In addition to her husband, a son, John Powers; a grandson, John Tyrone Powers; a great grandson, Logan Powers; a sister, Helen Banks; and brother[s], Clyde, George and Ken Conger preceded her in death.
(Source: unknown and undated newpaper clipping, inclued a photograph, republished in Conger Confab, June 2001, p. 318 - typed by Richard Henthorn]

Richard Bernard Powers

Richard Bernard Powers


OCCUPATION: City employee

HOBBIES: Likes all kinds of sports

16236. Bernard Dean Powers

Bernard Dean Powers

AKA: Called Bernie in the obituary of his mother

RESIDENCES: As of Mar 2001, Davenport, IA

16238. Randy Joe Powers

RESIDENCES: As of Mar 2001, Rapid City, SD

12150. Helen Marjorie Conger

Helen Marjorie Conger


Dale Edwin Schutters

Dale Edwin Schutters

MILITARY: Career U.S. Army, two tours in Vietnam.

Homer Leroy Banks

Homer Leroy Banks

OCCUPATION: Shipping clerk

HOBBIES: Enjoys bowling, boating and sporting events

HOBBIES: Protestant

Gordon Robert Woods

Gordon Robert Woods

SPOUSE: Gordon Robert Woods was the 2nd spouse of Helen Marjorie Conger.