Myrtle May Tobias

Myrtle May Tobias
b: 2 Jan 1900
d: 15 Sep 1986
Biography
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Myrtle Mae Tobias was born in a logging camp in Northern Michigan. She w as a hard worker from a very early age. Being the second daughter, she he lped her mother with the younger children. She married Frank Shaul at t he age of 20, and gave birth to a son, Harry George, nine months later. T he marriage was not a good one with Myrt working long days to support Fran k, herself and their son. In 1924, Myrtle separated from Frank and beg an to support just herself and her son. Harry was left in the care of Myr tle's parents, George and Eva Tobias, and Myrtle went to Detroit to earn e nough money to support her family. She sent money to her parents on a reg ular basis and made frequent trips north to visit her son. As the Great D epression struck, Myrtle continued to work at any manual job she could ge t. All through this economic disaster, Myrtle sent money for her son a nd put money in a savings account in the bank. No matter how small her in come, something went in the bank.

In 1934, Myrtle married Anthony Detlof. Later that same year, she found o ut she had cancer of the uterus and that the University of Michigan was do ing experimental treatment with radiation. She saw this as her only chan ce to live and took it. Riding buses to and from treatment, she follow ed through until the cancer was burned away by the radiation. Unfortunatel y, the treatment left her with scar tissue in the abdominal area and in la ter life she would undergo many surgeries to have the scar tissue remove d. After one of the surgical bouts, upon returning home, she looked at t he kitchen, accused her husband, Tony, of frying something in her kitche n, and proceded to wash down all of the walls the next day. Myrtle was a v ery strong person, both in constitution and in personality.




[Br?derbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 3, Social Security Records: U .S., SS Death Benefit Records, Surnames Beginning with D, Date of Impor t: Mar 16, 1996, Internal Ref. #1.111.3.55111.190]

Individual: Detlof, Myrtle Birth date: Jan 2, 1900 Death date: Sep 1986 Social Security #: 380-22-2889 Last residence: MI 49721 State of issue: MI
Facts
  • 2 Jan 1900 - Birth - ; Moltke Twp, Presque Isle, Michigan
  • 1 Apr 1940 - Census - US Federal Census ; Wyandotte, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
  • 15 Sep 1986 - Death - ; Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA
  • Social Security Nbr - 380-22-2889
Ancestors
   
Orin P. Tobias
1 Aug 1841 - 14 Feb 1887
 
 
George Nelson Tobias
23 Dec 1863 - 15 Mar 1946
  
  
  
Mary Margaret Burdeau
18 Aug 1848 - 20 Jul 1933
 
Myrtle May Tobias
2 Jan 1900 - 15 Sep 1986
  
 
  
Oscar F. Huff
1833 - 23 Jan 1892
 
 
Eva M. Huff
19 Nov 1864 - 25 Mar 1942
  
  
  
Emma
- 1864
 
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) George Nelson Tobias
Birth23 Dec 1863Black Lake, MI
Death15 Mar 1946 Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
Marriage14 Mar 1889to Eva M. Huff at Cheboygan, Cheboygan Co, Michigan, USA
FatherOrin P. Tobias
MotherMary Margaret Burdeau
PARENT (F) Eva M. Huff
Birth19 Nov 1864Buffalo, Erie, NY
Death25 Mar 1942 Cheboygan, MI
Marriage14 Mar 1889to George Nelson Tobias at Cheboygan, Cheboygan Co, Michigan, USA
FatherOscar F. Huff
MotherEmma
CHILDREN
MOscar O. Tobias
Birth8 Dec 1910MI
Death29 Dec 1910Rogers City, Presque Isle Co, Michigan, USA
FBertha Tobias
Birth1897MI
Death11 Nov 1897Moltke, Presque Isle, Michigan, USA
FMyrtle May Tobias
Birth2 Jan 1900Moltke Twp, Presque Isle, Michigan
Death15 Sep 1986Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA
Marriage13 Dec 1919to Frank John Shaul at Newberry, Luce Co, Michigan, USA
Marriage20 Jan 1934to Anthony Gustav Detlof at Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
MWilliam Henry Tobias
Birth9 Mar 1890Cheboygan, MI
Death16 Apr 1956Newberry, MI
Marriage1917to Mae Unknown
MarriageAft 1919to Winifred Smith
Marriage25 Apr 1918to Mary Rowan at Newberry, Luce Co, Michigan, USA
FMabel Iris Tobias
Birth10 Apr 1896
Death2 Jul 1977Wayne Co, MI
MarriageAbt 1935to Delong
Marriage29 Aug 1939to Claude Davis at Steuben Co, IN
Marriage7 Jul 1913to Vivian Douglas Warren at Rogers City, MI
FViolet Tobias
Birth1898
Death1898
FViola M. Tobias
Birth10 Feb 1902Rogers City, MI
Death22 May 1995Cheboygan, MI
MarriageAbt 1960to Millard Birdsall
Marriage31 Oct 1918to Clarence Kenneth Lovelly at Cheboygan, Cheboygan Co, Michigan, USA
MGeorge Tobias
Birth1908
Death8 Mar 1922Cheboygan, MI
MClaude Tobias
Birth
Death
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Frank John Shaul
Birth3 Feb 1885Ludington, MI
Death8 Apr 1963 Alpena, MI
Marriage13 Dec 1919to Myrtle May Tobias at Newberry, Luce Co, Michigan, USA
MarriageAbt 1934to Gertrude Rose Ruth Wilds at Alpena, MI
FatherEllis Shaul
MotherCatherine Dagan
PARENT (F) Myrtle May Tobias
Birth2 Jan 1900Moltke Twp, Presque Isle, Michigan
Death15 Sep 1986 Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA
Marriage13 Dec 1919to Frank John Shaul at Newberry, Luce Co, Michigan, USA
Marriage20 Jan 1934to Anthony Gustav Detlof at Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
FatherGeorge Nelson Tobias
MotherEva M. Huff
CHILDREN
MHarry George Shaul
Birth14 Sep 1920Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA
Death5 May 2014Taylor, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
Marriage6 Dec 1943to Jmae Dorothy Weaver at Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Anthony Gustav Detlof
Birth2 Oct 1904Detroit, MI
Death13 Mar 1979 Cheboygan, MI
Marriage20 Jan 1934to Myrtle May Tobias at Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Myrtle May Tobias
Birth2 Jan 1900Moltke Twp, Presque Isle, Michigan
Death15 Sep 1986 Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, USA
Marriage13 Dec 1919to Frank John Shaul at Newberry, Luce Co, Michigan, USA
Marriage20 Jan 1934to Anthony Gustav Detlof at Detroit, Wayne Co, Michigan, USA
FatherGeorge Nelson Tobias
MotherEva M. Huff
CHILDREN
Evidence
[S229] Delayed Birth Certificates.
[S27] Social Security Death Records
Descendancy Chart
Myrtle May Tobias b: 2 Jan 1900 d: 15 Sep 1986
Frank John Shaul b: 3 Feb 1885 d: 8 Apr 1963
Harry George Shaul b: 14 Sep 1920 d: 5 May 2014
Jmae Dorothy Weaver b: 4 Jun 1923 d: 26 Sep 2000
Anthony Gustav Detlof b: 2 Oct 1904 d: 13 Mar 1979