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Ira Maret Family

Ira Maret Family - 1924

Left to Right - Dora (Poteet) Maret - 44; Ira Maret - 47; Jewel Maureen Maret - 7

Ira Maret was born in Grant Twp., DeKalb Co., MO in 1877, the seventh child of Stephen and Sarah Maret. Ira was a farmer, as was his father.

In 1898, he married Dora Poteet, the eldest child of Robert F. and Katherine R. Poteet, also of Grant Twp., DeKalb Co., MO. The Poteets were also farmers.

Ira and Dora had one child, a daughter, Jewel Maureen Maret, born in 1917. By 1920, the Maret family had moved to Weld Co., CO, where Jewel met and married Herbert Leslie Jenkins, who was born in Steelton, Dauphin Co., PA in 1899.