Orval provided each child a piece of land to build a house, all located within shouting distance of the homeplace. All children remained there and son, Duane, took over the farm after his father died.
Residences & events:
5/2/1930 Humboldt Twp, Coles Co, IL. The census taker recorded Orval and Cecil at 29 years of age. Norma J, 3 was their only child. Orval's occupation was general farmer and had property valued at $14.