Vergie Estella Munsinger1,2

b. Aug 2, 1888, d. Oct 31, 1979
FatherFinney S. Munsinger1 b. Dec 16, 1865, d. Aug 24, 1944
MotherAdella Phetteplace1,3 b. Dec 3, 1865, d. Jan 26, 1914
     Vergie Estella Munsinger was born on Aug 2, 1888 in Smith Center, Smith Co, KS.2,4
     Vergie Estella Munsinger married Merrill Forest Colby, son of Wesley Colby and Elizabeth VanWinkle.2,4,3
     Vergie Estella Colby was listed as a wife in Merrill Forest Colby's household on the 1930 Census in Banner Township, Smith Co, KS.4
     Vergie Estella Colby moved circa 1943 to IA.2
     Vergie Estella Colby was left a widow by Merrill Forest Colby's death in 1955 in Iowa Falls, IA.2
     Vergie Estella Colby died on Oct 31, 1979 in Iowa Falls, IA, at age 91.2 She was buried in Smith Center, Smith Co, KS.2


Merrill Forest Colby
  • Merrill Eldon Colby2,4 b. Nov 7, 1908, d. Jan 7, 1973
  • Cecil Duane Colby2,4 b. Aug 30, 1910, d. Jun 28, 1997


  1. [S598] 1910 U. S. population census, Kansas, Smith County, Banner Township, ED 196, sheet 8B, line 51, dwelling 164, family 166, Kansas, Smith County.
  2. [S1257] Mary Schlais, "Re: Phetteplace relatives," e-mail to Julia Langel, April 4, 2003, Re: Phetteplace relatives.
  3. [S1642] Smith County Pioneer (probably), January 29, 1914.
  4. [S1112] 1930 U. S. Census, Kansas, Smith County, Banner Township, ED 1, sheet 3A/77, line 29, family 57, Kansas, Smith County.
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