Family Group Sheet data from: Pat Combs O'Dell -
Ezra Heady
birthdate and birthplace
29 May 1821 Ind
death date, place
21 Apr 1902 Nebraska
1st marriage
05 Sep 1850 Nodaway Co, Mo: Emily Snider
Thomas Heady
Rebecca Goodwin
Emily Snider
birthdate and place
15 Feb 1828 Elizabethtown, Kentucky
deathdate and place
Jan 1920 Steele City, Ne
Steele City, Ne
Squire Felix Snyder
Nancy Bland
#1 Squire S. Heady born 27 Jul 1851 Page Co, Iowa
married 05 Jan 1871 Page Co, Iowa: Henrietta McCoy
died 10 Feb 1930 Clay Co, Mo
buried IOOF Cem, Liberty, Clay Co, Mo
#2 Andrew J. Heady born Dec 1856 Page Co, Iowa
married Mary Elizabeth
#3 William E. born  
died 13 Jan 1859
buried Clarinda Cemetery, Clarinda, Page Co, Iowa
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1850 Sep 05 - Nodaway County, Mo: Ezra Heady and Emiline Snider married
The State of Missouri
Be it remembered that on the 5th day of Sept A.D. 1850 I Chancy Dalrymple an acting Justice of the peace in and for the Township of Atchison, Nodaway County, Missouri did Solemonize the rights of matrimony between Ezra Heady and Emeline Snider and joined them together as husband and wife in Nodaway County given under my hand this the 28th day of Sept A.D. 1850.
Chancy Dalrymple, Justice of the peace
Filed the 28th of Sept A.D. 1850 and recorded Oct the 4 A.D. 1850
Amos Graham, Recorder
1850 Oct 28 - census Nodaway County, Dist 64, Missouri; #101.103
Ezra Heddy 29 m Ind
Emily M. Heddy 15 f Ky
Rebecca Heddy 65 f Md
1860 census Page County, Valley Twp, Iowa; #383.383
Ezra Heady 39 m Ind farmer
Emily Heady 26 f Ky
Squire Heady 9 m Ia
Andrew J. Heady 7 m Ia
Rebecka Heady 77 f widow Pa
1870 census Page County, Valley Twp, Hawleyville PO; #1431.1431
Ezra Heady 50 In farmer $8000/1500
Emily Heady 36 f Ky
Squire Heady 19 m Ia
Andrew Heady 17 m Ia
1871 Apr 27 - Page County Democrat, Clarinda, Iowa
E. Heady of Valley township been to Villisca, left an adopted child of his brother-in-law in wagon playing - lighted a match and soon burned in hay.
1876 - The History of Page County, Iowa by E. Miller
page 12 - Harlan Twp was settled by -- Ezra Heady in 1850 --
page 26 - Valley Twp - settlements by -- Ezra Heady prior to 1860 --
1880 Jun 23 - census Page County, Valley Twp, Iowa; #285.289
Ezra Headdy 59 m Ind Pa Pa
Emily Headdy 46 Ky Ky Ky had erysepelas during year
Hetty Stone 7 f Ks Ind Ky
R.V. Dunn 32 m Oh
Isaac McNutt 34 m Oh
Carrie McNutt 33 f Ill Vt NY
Cora Griggs 11 f Ia -- --
1880 - History of Page County, Iowa
page 255 - first jury --Ezra Heady (1853)
page 325 - BURNED. In April 1871, Mr E. Heady, of Valley twp, had been to Villisca with his family and returning home left an adopted child of his brother-in-law in the wagon playing. The child found a match and with it lighted the hay in the wagon box and was soon engulfed in flames, which caused the poor child's death a few hours afterward.
page 393 - Valley Twp - early settlements - Ezra Heady took land on section 27..
page 395 - Post Office - Postmasters at Hepburn - ..A.J. Heady. Odd Fellows Lodge of Hepburn IOOF Lodge No 482 begun Jan 1885 - first officers - S.S. Heady, treasurer.
page 400 - early settlement Valley twp, Ezra Heady in 1850
1883 Jul 26 - Page County Democrat, Clarinda, Iowa
Mrs E. Heady, died, Valley Twp., bitten by rattle snake. [don't know who this means. Emily didn't die as she's on later census]
1885 state census Page County, Valley Twp, Iowa; #85.85
Ezra Heady, 63 m Ind farmer; land 70T 36R 27sec NESE
Emily Heady, 50 f Ky
Hettie B. Stonebraker .. f Ks
1895 Aug 16 - Clarinda Herald, Clarinda, Iowa
Old Mr Ezra Heady who use to live here but is now in Nebr. has been very low with fever.
1900 Jun 2 - census Jefferson County, Endicott, Ne; #71.75
Andrew J. Heady, Dec 1856 44, m/25, Ia Ind Ky
Elizabeth Heady, Apr 1854 36, m/25, 3/3 Pa Pa Pa
Charles Heady, Sep 1879 20, Ia Ia Pa
Willie D. Heady, May 1885 15 Ks Ia Pa
Cora G. Hulie? Apr 1873 27 mar/niece/Ks Ks Ky
Miniard G. Hulie? 1893, 7, Ks Ill Ks
Ezra Heady, May 1821, 79, widow, father, Ind Eng Eng
1910 Census Buchanan County, Washington Twp, Mo, 20 Apr; #111.112
Squire S. Heady, 58, m1/39; Ia Ky Ky
Henrietta M. Heady, 55, m1/39; 3/1, Ia Ia Ia
Emily Heady, mother, 76, m1/ 1/1 Ky Ky Ky
1919 District Court, Page County, Iowa October Term
Original Notice: clearing the title of land in Township 70 range 36 in Page County and notice to all who ever owned it ..."Heirs of Ezra Heady, deceased; Emily Heady, widow, Squire F. Heady and Henrietta Heady, his wife, Mary Elizabeth Heady, widow, Charles Heady, single, William Heady and Tillie Heady, his wife..."
1920 Jan
Emily Snider

Emily J. Snider was born Feb. 15, 1828, in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and her early childhood days were spent in Louisville. At about the age of six years she moved with her parents to Marietta, Ohio, and afterwards to Nodaway county, Missouri, where she was married to Ezra Heady. They began housekeeping near Bradyville but a few years later moved to the old homestead six miles south of Villisca, Iowa. Later they moved to Nebraska where he husband's death occurred April 21, 1902.

Four children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Heady, one, "Squire" Heady of St. Joe is still living. She also leaves three grandchildren, Frank Heady of St. Joe, Charley and W.D. Heady of Steele City.

She joined the Baptist church while a young girl and has always lived as a faithful Christian, ready and glad to go to meet her Lord.

The funeral services were held at the home Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 7, conducted by the Rev. T.C. Priestley, pastor of the M.E. church.

[The Steele City Press, January 16, 1920]