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From: "The Thill Group Inc" <ttg-inc(a)comcast.net>
Subject: [WGS] Wynn's in Edgar Cty., IL
Son of Thomas Wynn & Anne [Abraham] Wynn
Is Rev. Jonathan Wynn m. Mary Elizabeth Wynne
[have tombstone for him at Hoult Cem. Edgar Cty., IL see note later]
He had son Thomas Wynn b. 11/20/1820
Who married 1st Lina [Livia] Hoult 9/29/1845 who d. 3/3/1861
[Illinois Marriages to 1850, Illinois, Edgar County
Spouse: Hoult, Livia
Wynn, Thomas Marriage Date: 29 Sep 1845]
married 2nd Lina's sister Dorothy Hoult July 7, 1861 who d. 7/26/1875
In 1880 he moved to TX and married Lida Mitchell
... ok... now Thomas Wynn b. 11/20/1820 had a son
John W. Wynn b. 8/4/1847 Kansas Twp, Edgar Cty., IL
died 1/5/1930 Edgar Cty., IL
and he and his are buried in Hoult Cemetery in Edgar Cty., IL
1870 Census, IL, Edgar Cty., Edgar Twp.,, Pg 18, Post office Bloomfield, IL
Enumerated 27th day of June 1870
130/130 Wynn Thomas 49 M WFarmer 25000 5000 Pennsylvania
Wynn Dorothy 47 F W Keeping House West Virginia
Wynn John 22 M W Farmer 1500 IL
Wynn Charles M. 21 M W Farmer IL
Wynn Rachel 18 F W At Home IL
Viola 13 F At Home IL
Vilinda 10 F At Home IL
Johnathan 8 M W IL
Isaac N 6 M W IL
Elisha U 4 M W IL
133/133 Boles James 54 M W Farmer 2500 2000 KY
Boles Susan U 48 F W Keeping house KY
Franklin 17 M W At Home IL
Josephine 13 M W At home IL.
And our Cuz Patsy Barteck who lives close enought to go to the cemetery
there and take pictures took pictures of the tombstones.. Yeah!!!
Ok now Rev. Jonathan Wynn... his tombstone is the one that is laying down
But there are tree limb shadows on it so I can't read it all, maybe we can
get another picture some time.
Ok.. the tombstone says...
Rev. Jonathan Wynn
July 10 1856
? yrs. 6 mo
...are the ...d which.
...in the Lord
So we now have the following information:
John W. also married Sisters.... Emma and Laura May Jones, his Son from Emma
was born four months before she passed away [Illinois Marriage Records
1851 - 1900, Wynn, John W. Spouse Jones, Laura M. Marriage Date July 1,
1896, County Edgar, State IL.]
... then he married the Laura May the younger sister a year an a half later.
[Illinois Marriage Records 1851 - 1900, Wynn, John W. Spouse Jones, Laura M.
Marriage Date July 1, 1896, County Edgar, State IL.]
1 John W. Wynn b: August 4, 1847 Kansas Twp, Edgar Cty., IL d: January
5, 1930 Edgar Cty., IL [Tombstone Hoults Cemetery, John W. Wynn Aug. 4,
1847 - Jan. 5, 1930.]
.. +Emma Jones b: July 10, 1850 m: September 14, 1876 Edgar Cty., IL d:
June 18, 1885 Edgar Cty., IL [Tombstone Hoults Cemetery, Emma Jones, Wife of
John W. Wynn, Born July 10, 1850 Died June 18, 1885.] [Illinois Marriage
Records 1851 - 1900, Wynn, John W Spouse Jones, Emma Marriage Date 14 Sept.
1876, County Edgar, State IL.]
2 Charley Wynn b: February 14, 1885 [Tombstone Hoults Cemetery, Charley,
Son of J.W. and E. Wynn Born Feb 14 1885.
*2nd Wife of John W. Wynn:
.. +Laura May Jones b: September 10, 1862 m: July 1, 1886 Edgar Cty., IL d:
September 8, 1942 Edgar Cty., IL [Illinois Marriage Records 1851 - 1900,
Wynn, John W. Spouse Jones, Laura M. Marriage Date July 1, 1896, County
Edgar, State IL.]
Emma and Laura Jone's family is in this Census
1870 Census, IL, Edgar Cty., Broullitts Creek, 77/72 Jones, Jason B. 53 M W
Farmer 9000 3000 Ohio
Jones, Harriet C. 45 F W Keeping House Indiana
Jones Thomas 26 M W Farm Laborer Illinois
Jones Emma 20 F W Illinois
Jones Willis 14 M W Illinois Attended School
Jones Laura 7 F W Illinois Attended school.
Also We have some un-identified people that are there with them in the
cemetery and I just can't find out enough about them to tie them in...maybe
you can help?
Clara Laverna Wynn "Wife of E. M. Ream" is on the stone.....
Mildred Eula Ream "Dau of E. M. & C. L. Ream 1912-1912
Ok.... who is Clara Laverna????? Buried right in front of the BIG Wynn
Pat I didnt' see any pictures of the names on the Wynn tombstone..did you
Then we have Wynn's of a different spelling there too
Ethel Boles Emmons 1894 -
Kent Leon Winn 1890 -
Mabel Boles Winn 1898 -
Mary Alice Dau. of Mabel Boles Winn 1914 - 1931
Now all four of those tombstones are exactly alike in looks so they belong
together..but are they married to our wynn's or southern Winn's?
I don't know but I do show in the Census with Thomas Wynn father of John W.
Wynn shows a James Boles next to him in the Census there in Edgar county....
but I can not find a census showing the girls to be his... don't know if
they are even related but seem strange...
Subject: Re: [ARMISTEAD] ARMISTEAD, Peter Fontaine; 1810; Virginia & Elizabeth
In a message dated 10/29/03 5:19:38 PM, lenoreakerson(a)mindspring.com writes:
>Peter Fontaine Armistead, the son of Peter Fontaine Armistead and Martha
>Winston, married Elizabeth Baker Armistead. ####I believe you may skipped a
generation. There were three PFA's in a row (others too for that matter). The
first married Martha Henry Winston, their son PFA married Mary Susan Winston
(a third cousin). Their son married Elizabeth Baker Armistead
>I show that Peter F. Armistead was born 26 May 1810, of Virginia, and had
>the following siblings: ##this is PFA 2 !!!!
Patrick Henry; ###yes
Elizabeth Coles; ###yes
Virginia (birth date needed); ###Actually I have her name as Elizabeth
Virginia and dates 1822-1849 in Florence, AL
George Washington and Mary Ann; ###yes (twins)
Martha Henry; ###yes
Then I have Sarah, Nancy, Lewis and Ellen O. thus PFA 1 and Martha Winston
had 13 children in my records
Catherine Winston; >Henry Cole (birth/death date needed); John Anthony
(birth/death date needed);Walker (birth/death date needed); and Robert Lee
(birth/death date needed). ###this crew are siblings of PFA 3 and
children of PFA2 and
Mary Susan Winston
Johnnie Walker 1851-1856
Walker 1860, single, killed in Co
Robert Lee 1862-1888
Henry Coles 1848-1932
Thus I have 12 children for PFA2 and Mary Susan Winston
All of the above information comes from a beautiful well-researched chart
created by Marie Rauschhenberg Rice, compiled from 1980-82 (she descends thru
PFA3's brother George Washington
>What is the marriage date/place of Peter F. Armistead and Elizabeth Baker
>Armistead. #### they were married 17 Sept1873 (from the Florence Times
Journal 1 October 1873) They were married at St Paul's Church by the Rev Dr
Also, were they cousins? ###very far out at least 5th cousins - she descends
thru William the emigrant and his son Anthony, while PAF 3 descended thru
William the emigrant and his son John
Who were Elizabeth's parents? George Graham Armistead and his second wife
My husband decends thru George Graham and his first wife and I have
researched this line for a long time- on site in Florence and
Tuscumbia AL, in TN, VA
, TX, WV and at FHL - thus I am reasonably certain of all of the latter.
>Any help would be appreciated. #### Hope this helps Joan Armistead
From: Marie Beckman <rmbeck(a)bellsouth.net>
Subject: [ADCOCK] Confed. Widow's Pension Applic.Francis Adcock
widow of Thomas
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 21:47:49 -0600
Confederate Widow's Pension Application # 1056
Francis Adcock widow of Thomas Adcock
She states she has resided in TN all of her life
and was born in Dekalb Co. TN March 11, 1819
(Note: Her answer was in reference to county
boundaries at the time she filed her application)
She states that Thomas was born in TN about 1817
Thomas served with 1st TN Batt. Inf.
She thinks he served about 4 yrs thought can't remember who
it was with. Can't remember where they surrendered.
States that Thomas died in Dekalb Co. TN Aug 30, 1905
and that she had 9 children by him -- 5 boys and 4 girls.
1 dead, record destroyed can't give age but the oldest is about 63.
She has about $75 of personal property and nothing more.
States that she doesn't have family support and that her children are
all very poor.
Makes her mark (July 6, 1906)
W. B. Foster Co. Clk
J. E. Hobson
O. D. Walker
Copy of Signed statement by Watson Cantrell J. P
Stating that he solemnized the rites of matrimony of Thomas Adcock &
on May 5th 1838 in Dekalb Co. TN
Statement by Perry Adcock.
Known Adcock for 70 yrs.
That Thomas enlisted in January of 1862 in Co. "C" Combs Battalion 1st TN
was a member fo the company with him.
Says that Thomas performed regular military duty from enlistment til the
fall of 1863 when discharged. Perry states that he was not with the
command when it surrendered and that neither was Thomas as he had already
been discharged and was at home(he supposes)
Asked when he left command answers Port Hudson
I was Capt of his Co. & started the discharge & same finally
completed at Richmond, Virginia and that he remembers handing
Thomas his discharge papers and that Thomas started out for
Dekalb Co. TN(home)
States that Thomas died in Aug of 1905 in Dekalb Co. TN
States that Thomas had been a resident of TN all of his life.
Perry comments about Francis:
She has no property or income that I know of and she lives with one of her
who is a very poor man. Says that he is a neighbor to the applicant and
that she is
very old and has no means of support. Her children are very poor. Her
was on the pension roll and drawing from the state $100 per annum
signed Perry Adcock dated July 9th 1906
War Department Nashville TN Nov. 21 1906
Co. C. 1st. (Colm's) Battalion TN Infantry CSA
enlisted Dec 10 1861
discharged March 20 1863
From: Marie Beckman <rmbeck(a)bellsouth.net>
Subject: [ADCOCK] Thomas Adcock Soldier's Pension Application #1305
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 13:41:57 -0600
This is from Thomas pension application. will post his
wife's application for a widow's pension in separate email.
Thomas Adcock Soldier's Pension Application #1305
FIled July 5, 1893
Native of TN
citizen of TN and resident of Catlens Mill
(Note: the writing looked as if it said Cathius Mill to me but it could
be the historical Post Office of Catlens Mills.)
Member of Perry Adcock's Co. "C" Combs Battalion
Enlisted Jan. 2nd of 1862
(Note: this is spelled Colms' in some other records)
Asked about any injuries or wounds he states.....
"My eyes became injured and sight affected while in prison Camp Morton,
(Note: In other part of application again tells of injury adding that he
Camp Morton Indiana "about the first of (unreadable month) 1862. Month
may be Nov.)
Asked how wounds and/or effect of wounds have made him disabled....
"I have sore eyes or injury so much that it has (cannot read some of writing)
and prevented him from doing manual labor & Rheumatism since service."
Statement by J. P. Lee "I find the applicant wholly unfit for any manual
labor. He can scarcely see his way walking deficient on account of
Rheumatism of right leg"
Born in Jefferson, TN on 9th day of April 1817
(Note: this was probably the Jefferson Community and would have been
in Co. at time of Thomas' birth)
When asked about family he states
"Just a wife living with me"
What are the respective ages of your wife & children
"Wife is 74 yrs old Children all married & gone"
To question about children he answers that he had
" 5 boys and 4 girls"
Asked what have you on your own right real & personal he answers
"One cow and very small lot of household & kitchen furniture"
What estate does wife have?
How have you supported family for the last 5 yrs?
"by a little labor .....arrangement children aid with farm
Do you use intoxicants?
How long have you been a resident of TN?
"All my life"
Do you have an attorney to look after your application?
Give name of Attorney.
B. M. Cantrell Smithville TN
J. C. Webb M.D. Physician
David Adcock Witness
Thomas __utton Witness
J. P. Lee --Clerk who took his application dated June 19 1893
From: "Phil Vogler" <philv(a)glinx.com>
Subject: [NS-L] The Register, Files of January 30, 1918, 60 students
from Hfx. School for the Deaf accommodated at Wolfville
JANUARY 29, 1947
Thirty Years Ago
Files of January 30, 1918.
The directors of the School for the Deaf, at Halifax, have gratefully
accepted a generous offer made by the governors of Acadia College
through the president, Dr. G. B. Cutten, by which about sixty pupils
of the school will be accommodated at Wolfville and given all the
privileges of the College, such as workshops, library, recreation
grounds, etc. Steps will be taken to recall all the pupils who are
now at their homes all over this province and Newfoundland. As at
least six months will be required to put the school building in
Halifax in the condition in which it was previous to the explosion,
the offer of Acadia is deeply appreciated.
Lt. -Col. Robert Innes, a returned officer, son of Peter Innes, of
Coldbrook, has been appointed Director of Soldier Colonization for
An explosion in a coal mine at Stellarton, January 23, caused the
death of eighty-seven miners. Only nine men in the mine came out
alive. The cause of the explosion, which occurred shortly before six
o'clock, is not known.
The large mill and all the equipment of the Nova Scotia Manganese
Company at New Ross was completely wiped out by fire on the morning
of January 26. The loss cannot be replaced with less than $100,000,
and there was only a few thousand dollars' insurance.
The captain of the Mont Blanc and the pilot who brought her into
Halifax Harbour have been arrested by order of Attorney General
Daniels, on a charge of manslaughter.
The death occurred at his home in Waterville, January 15, after a
lingering illness, of Burpee R. Best, aged 76 years. A widow, three
sons and five daughters survive. Funeral services were conducted by
Rev. Mr. Hockin, pastor of the Methodist Church in Berwick, of which
Mr. Best was a member.
Fred J. Howell, Welsford Street, has leased for five years the farm
at Grafton formerly owned by George Bowles.
Thomas Lawson, of the Finance Department, Ottawa, and P. F. Lawson,
of Halifax, were recent visitors at their boyhood homes in Grafton.
At the annual meeting of the Parish of Aylesford, held in St. Mary's
Church, Auburn, F. E. Harris, of Aylesford and A. E. Adams, of
Berwick, were elected Wardens.
Born - At Berwick, January 25, to Mr. and Mrs. George Thomson, a son.
At Brooklyn Street, January 21, to Mr. and Mrs. Starratt Sanford, a son.
P. O. Box 266
Berwick, Nova Scotia
Thanks Mary Ann, I read that will twice and seem Thomas and Sarah as two
children not listed with Charity Ann. There was no Thomas Bowles listed
in will, but we still have Sarah not listed as a child born to Charity
Ann. Any comments on this part?
Next, I'm still not convinced that Thomas Bowles in Surry Co at the time
Benjamin wrote his will is his brother. I don't think any of his
brothers or sisters mentioned in his will lived in Surry Co. Benjamin,
his brother John and Reuben Ford were all in Surry Co as ministers when
he wrote his will. Looks like they witness the will. Benjamin, John, and
Thomas parents were:
A. John and Mary ( Thomas b. 1744 in Middlesex Co)
B. Benjamin and Mary (Webber) m. 1744 in Goochland Co.
C. Deborah Bowles
D. None of the above
Any comments on this part?
Taken from Benjamin Bowles Will 1780, Surry Co,NC
I also give to my brother John BOWLES one hundred and twenty five acres
of land lying in Hanover County, Virginia, one black horse? and mare and
saddle to him his heirs and assignees forever, I also constitute and
appoint John BOWLES and Reuben FORD executors of this my last will and
testament, in witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 30th
day of April in One thousand and seven hundred and eighty.
Got a Question, in the Gedion Bowles Will you will find the names of his
children living 1796. Below that you will find the children born to
Gedion and Charity Ann Hughes. In that list there is no mention of
Thomas and Sarah being born to Gedion and Charity Ann. Sarah married a
(Bunch-Burch). Thomas in Surry Co,NC married Sarah Burch and he is said
to be born to John and Mary Bowles (Middlesex Co). I think Thomas b.1744
to John and Mary is Thomas that moved to Chesterfield Co with sons John
and James mention as born in (Middlesex Co) to Thomas and Mary. In
Gedions will he has a daughter named Mary that married a Mallory. In
Benjamin Bowles will 1780, Surry Co, NC, he mentions his sister Mary as
Mary Ford. Who do you think Thomas in Surry Co,NC father is?
Gideon Bowles Will 1796
This abstracted will of Gideon Bowles was presented by Payton Randolph
Chapter DAR, Los Angeles, CA. A certified copy is owned by Mrs Glen
LeRoy Shivel, LA, CA.
In the name of God Amen, I Gideon BOWLES of the county of Goochland,
VA. do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and
form following, towit:
First: I lend unto my daughters Sarah, Elizabeth, Judith, and Nancy the
house and plantation whereon I now live during their and each of their
single lives and at their marriage or death, I devise the same to all my
children in equal portions share and share alike. He also lends to "my
said daughters" one negro woman by name of Sibba and her future increase
and one of my best work horses. Items: Whereas I have heretofore lent
unto my daughter, Mary MALLORY, one negro woman called Jenny. I devise
the said negro be brought into hatch pott and her value equally divided
amongst all my children. He also wills one cow and calf and one bed and
furniture(each separately) to his four single daughters, previously
named, and the same to two sons, Clairborne and William. Item: All the
rest and residue of my estate of whatsoever kind it may consist, I
desire should be equally divided between my twelve children named
to-wit: Patsy GAINES, Jenny THOMAS, Sarah, Hughes, Nathan, Anderson,
Mary MALLORY, Betsy(Elizabeth), Clairborne, Judith, William, and
Nancy -- to them and their heirs forever.
Appoints "My friend Stephen Grange, my sons Anderson and Nathan
executors. Made May I st, 1796
Will proved 16 September 1799. Goochland Co, VA.
Gideon-Ann Hughes dau Jean b Dec 2, 1757, bapt Feb 19, 1758
Gideon-Ann Hughes, son Hughes b Feb 7, 1760 bapt Apr 27, 1760
Gideon-Ann Hughes son Nathan b Jan 21, 1762 b Apr 27, 1760?
Gideon-Ann Hughes son Anderson b May 3, 1764 bapt June 25, 1764
Gideon-Ann Hughes, dau Mary b May 27, 1767 bapt Oct 25, 1767
Gideon-Ann Hughes, dau Elizabeth b Nov 2, 1769 bapt May 6, 1770
Gideon-Charity Ann Hughes son Clayburn Hughes b 23 Mar 1778, bapt 4 July
Gideon-Ann Hughes dau Judith b Jan 11, 1775 bapt Aug 1, 1775
Gideon-Ann Hughes, son William, b Apr 10, 1777 bapt Oct 16, 1777
I am hoping that there are several of you that know the Bowles, Bowls, etc
families of NC so well that you will help me firmly connect my Barsheba
Bowles to her proper family. Here is some information on her:
1. Barsheba Bowles married Vincent (Vinson) Roberts on 5 Feb 1805 in Orange
2. Barsheba may have had a daughter, named Nancy, before she married
because Vincent cites Nancy in his will as "my wife's daughter, Nancy."
Thus, Bowles could have been her married name.
3. Marriages in Orange Co., NC about the same period were Elizabeth Bowles
to David Moore in 1804 and Anne Bowls to Henry Holt in 1807. I do not know
if Barsheba is related to either woman.
4. In Jan 1811 in Orange Co, NC, Vincent provide bond for the marriage of
John Bowles to Betsey Paulston. John Bowles could have been a brother to
5. In his 10 Jan 1816 will of Orange Co, NC, Vincent mentions wife,
Beersheba and notes she is pregant; Sons: James, Morgan, George,
Zephaniah, Calvin Henderson. (Why is only one son mentioned with a middle
name?) Daughters: Lidda, Clary, Jemina, Peggy, Mary, Rebeckah; and finally
the reference to my wife's daughter Nancy.
6. One of the executors of the will was a James Boling (Bowles??) and it
was probated in Feb 1816 in Orange Co, NC.
7. 1820 Census Orange Co., NC lists Bashby Roberts with one male in the
0 -10 & one in 10 - 16 ranges and two females in 0 - 10 and one in the 10 -
16 ranges besides the older woman who would be Barsheba.
8. 1830 Census of Franklin Co, TN finds a Barsheba Roberts with male: 1 in
15-20 and females: 1 in 15-20 besides an older female, Barsheba. A court
document show that Bersheba Roberts signed a bond for a Calvin Henderson
Roberts in the same county in 1835.
9. In the 1840 and 1850 Barsheba Roberts is with her son, Calvin Henderson
Roberts in DeKalb Co, AL.
10. Other Bowles, Boles, Bowls, etc in the NC area in that period of
Barsheba's marriage were:
A. Alexander Boles married Bethenia Walker on 30 Jul 1804 in Stokes
Co, NC. Is Bethenia close to Barsheba?
B. Bershebae Bowls m. Thomas Sparrow on 15 Dec 1768 in Pasquotank
C. In Orange County around 1800 were James Bowles Sr., James Bowles
Jr., Wm Bowles Jr, Jno Bowles Jr. and Thomas Bowls.
D. David Bowles and Keziah Overman had a daughter named Bathsheba
who would be about the same age. Someone said this girl died at a young age
but I have not found that reference.
E. A Bathesheba Bailey married David Bowles in 1803.
F. A Bershebae Bowles born 1748 was the daughter of David Bowles
and Elizabeth Rhodes.
Can anyone help me eliminate any of these people as connect to my Barsheba
Roberts? Or better, connect her to the proper family?
Subject: [MDCHARLE-L] Re: [MDSTMARY-L] Johnson, McDaniel, Bowling, Canter
I also have McDaniel, too and could use help with that...or vice
Joseph Johnson, b. Charles Co, MD abt 1754, son of Hewitt Johnson and ?
Joseph Johnson m Susanna? He died leaving a will in Washington Co, KY bef
28 Mar 1826.
Mentioned in his will is my ggggrandfather, William Bowling (executor of his
estate and husband of Joseph's daughter, Monica Johnson). Also mentioned are
several children and grandchildren:
Will of Joseph Johnston, decd.
Will written 15 Feb 1826; probated 28 Mar 1826; Will Book D-146
Leg: Grandson George Bowls, daughter Elizabeth Bowls, grandson James
Bowling, daughter Monica Bowling, granddaughter Polly Johnston,
Canter and his two sisters now in the city of Washington.
Grandchildren Joseph Laymon, Kitty Ann and Elizabeth Bowling, and children of
Elizabeth Bowls: Hullett, Kitty, Hethedler, Cynthia Ann Bowls.
Son John and grandchildren: Alatilda, Kitty, Alexander, Lucretia and Mary
Ex: Son John and William Bowling
Wit: Thomas Green, John X Hinton, Thomas Craycroft
Signed: Joseph Johnston
I am trying to find the parents of Alatilda (Matilda?), Kitty (Catherine?)
Lucretia and Mary McDaniels....was Elizabeth married before, I wonder. I know
that Monica probably was not.
I know Joseph has a son, John Johnson; two daughters, Monica Johnson Bowling
and Elizabeth Johnson Bowles. He obviously had two other daughters, one who
married a Canter and one who married a McDaniel. The city of Washington
to Washington DC.
John H. Johnson, I believe married Lucinda Berry and I have 7 children listed.
Monica Johnson m. William Bowling and I have 8 children for them.
Elizabeth Johnson m. Joseph Bowles and they lived near William and Monica
Bowling. Joseph and Elizabeth had:
George, Hewlett, Kitty, Hethedler (sp?), and Cynthia Ann Bowls. I have been
able to identify them as:
George Washington Bowles
James Hewitt Bowles
Catherine R. Bowles
Cynthia Ann Bowles
and three more children born later: Teresa, Sevilla and Jane.
The question now is who are the Canter and McDaniel grandchildren Joseph
mentions in his will.
From: "SACANNON" <sacannon(a)prodigy.net>
Subject: [KYNELSON-L] HOWARD-WILLIAM & son JOSEPH E. HOWARD
If my question has been previously answered, I apologize, but
it's been rather difficult for me to keep up with all of the Howard
My question is:
How does the WILLIAM HOWARD, whose chart is shown below, related to
SARAH HOWARD, who married FRANCIS XAVIER SPINKS?
I understand that SARAH HOWARD'S father was a WILLIAM HOWARD.
SARAH HOWARD SPINKE'S (SPINKS-SPINK) husband, Francis Xavier Spinke,
was born in 1746, died in 1793. Have no birth or death information
on SARAH HOWARD SPINKE, but she supposedly had a sister, SUSANNA
HOWARD, who married a ? NEWTON.
I have a chart that a Rev. Clarence J. Howard, of ST. Catherine
of Alexandria Parish, of New Haven, KY, sent to me in 1994, of a
Howard line. This chart consists of WILLIAM HOWARD, who died abt.
1858 or 1861; he was in his 90's; buried at St. Catherine's Cemetery,
New Haven, KY. He married ANN CLARK, daughter of JOSEPH CLARK; she
was born in 1767; she died in Oct of 1850; she is also buried at St.
Catherine's Cemetery in New Haven, KY, and I understand that there
are no stones.
The chart pertains to their son, JOSEPH E. HOWARD, son of WILLIAM
HOWARD & ANN CLARK, and shows:
JOSEPH E. HOWARD, b. 3-18-1799, d. 3-11-1879 married:
1st - ELIZABETH PIKE, b. 2-24-1807; d. 1-26-18__;
2nd- BETSY GREENWELL;
3rd - SUSAN BROWN (from New Hope).
The chart shows that JOSEPH E. HOWARD & ELIZABETH PIKE, had children:
AUGUSTINE HOWARD, who mar. 1st ELIZABETH BOONE, mar. 2nd HATTIE
RHODES and had no children by 2nd wife;
ALEX HOWARD, who married NELLIE NEVITT.
JOSEPH E. HOWARD & 2nd wife, BETSY GREENWELL, had children:
JOHN HOWARD, who mar. CECELIA BOWLING;
JAMES W. HOWARD, who mar. MARY EMMA BOWLING;
WILLIAM HOWARD, who mar. 1st ? ?, mar. 2nd CORDELIA F.
HENRY HOWARD, who mar. ELIZABETH BETHEL;
AMANDA HOWARD, who mar. 1st BURK BOLES; mar. 2nd GEORGE
BELL HOWARD, who mar. 1st TOM BOONE, mar 2nd HENRY GREEN;
HELENA HOWARD, who mar. TOM SPALDING.
There were no children listed for JOSEPH E. HOWARD & 3rd wife, SUSAN BROWN
From: "Jerry L. Clark" <clark4(a)quik.com>
Subject: Re: [KYNELSON-L] HOWARD-WILLIAM & son JOSEPH E. HOWARD
> If my question has been previously answered, I apologize, but
>it's been rather difficult for me to keep up with all of the Howard
> My question is:
>How does the WILLIAM HOWARD, whose chart is shown below, related to
>SARAH HOWARD, who married FRANCIS XAVIER SPINKS?
We don't know yet, but likely very close.
> I understand that SARAH HOWARD'S father was a WILLIAM HOWARD.
>SARAH HOWARD SPINKE'S (SPINKS-SPINK) husband, Francis Xavier Spinke,
>was born in 1746, died in 1793.
>Have no birth or death information on SARAH HOWARD SPINKE, but she
>supposedly had a sister, SUSANNA HOWARD, who married a ? NEWTON.
What clues do you have that this is the case?
If Sarah Howard was the sister of( Susanna Howard who married Thomas
Newton) then she would be the daughter of William Howard and Sarah
Smith. although Donnelly does not list Sarah Howard Spink at all
under William Howard and Sarah Smith.
Donnelly Could be wrong though.
According to Mary Donnelly
The William Howard who married Sarah Smith was the father of the
Susanna Howard who married Thomas Newton. this William Howard was the
son of William Howard who married Mary Spink.
According to Anna Hamilton who wrote the Genealogy of the Howard's
of Daviess County, KY she believes that the William Howard who
married Ann Clarke was a brother to my John Baptist Howard.
I personally believe that is true, because two sons of William Howard
and Ann Clarke marry and are found in Washington County, Ky with
James Howard who married Mary Jackson.
Mary Shoemaker whose ancestor was the William Howard who married Ann
Clarke can't see any connection.
The reason I see a connection is because these Howard's all came from
same place- St. Mary's County. Maryland.
I might also point out their is a definite link between the Howard
family and the Spalding family.
And the Boling Family also has a link to Howard's I'm researching.
as far as FRANCIS XAVIER SPINKS who married Sarah Howard - I don't
know who either of them belong to, but believe they must be closely
related to the Howard's I'm Studying.
> I have a chart that a Rev. Clarence J. Howard, of ST. Catherine
>of Alexandria Parish, of New Haven, KY, sent to me in 1994, of a
>Howard line. This chart consists of WILLIAM HOWARD, who died
>abt. 1858 or 1861; he was in his 90's; buried at St. Catherine's
>Cemetery, New Haven, KY. He married ANN CLARK, daughter of JOSEPH
>CLARK; she was born in 1767; she died in Oct of 1850; she is also
>buried at St. Catherine's Cemetery in New Haven, KY, and I
>understand that there are no stones.
> The chart pertains to their son, JOSEPH E. HOWARD, son of
>WILLIAM HOWARD & ANN CLARK, and shows:
>JOSEPH E. HOWARD, b. 3-18-1799, d. 3-11-1879 married:
>1st - ELIZABETH PIKE, b. 2-24-1807; d. 1-26-18__;
>2nd- BETSY GREENWELL;
>3rd - SUSAN BROWN (from New Hope).
> The chart shows that JOSEPH E. HOWARD & ELIZABETH PIKE, had children:
>AUGUSTINE HOWARD, who mar. 1st ELIZABETH BOONE, mar. 2nd HATTIE
>RHODES and had no children by 2nd wife;
>ALEX HOWARD, who married NELLIE NEVITT.
>JOSEPH E. HOWARD & 2nd wife, BETSY GREENWELL, had children:
>JOHN HOWARD, who mar. CECELIA BOWLING;
>JAMES W. HOWARD, who mar. MARY EMMA BOWLING;
>WILLIAM HOWARD, who mar. 1st ? ?, mar. 2nd CORDELIA F.
>HENRY HOWARD, who mar. ELIZABETH BETHEL;
>AMANDA HOWARD, who mar. 1st BURK BOLES; mar. 2nd GEORGE
>BELL HOWARD, who mar. 1st TOM BOONE, mar 2nd HENRY GREEN;
>HELENA HOWARD, who mar. TOM SPALDING.
There were no children listed for JOSEPH E. HOWARD & 3rd wife, SUSAN BROWN
Who is this? I have a Joseph Howard who married Nancy Brown -but
this is a Pennsylvania Howard Family, not related to the St. Mary's
County, Maryland Howard's.
From: "SACANNON" <sacannon(a)prodigy.net>
Subject: Re: [KYNELSON-L] HOWARD-WILLIAM & son JOSEPH E. HOWARD
> >Have no birth or death information on SARAH HOWARD SPINKE, but she
> >supposedly had a sister, SUSANNA HOWARD, who married a ? NEWTON.
> What clues do you have that this is the case?
Only have information that appears in the Vol. II of the Burch book,
compiled by Marilu Burch Smallwood, page 465, that is information submitted
to her from relatives -
"William Howard died 1730 in St. Mary's County, Maryland; married Mary
______ and had children, viz: (1) Thomas, (2) Peter, (3) James, (4) John,
(5) William, died 1753, married Sarah ______, and had (a) Susanna, who
married ______ Newton (b) Sarah Howard who married Francis X. Spink,
> If Sarah Howard was the sister of( Susanna Howard who married Thomas
> Newton) then she would be the daughter of William Howard and Sarah
> Smith. although Donnelly does not list Sarah Howard Spink at all
> under William Howard and Sarah Smith.
> Donnelly Could be wrong though.
Yes, I noticed Donnelly, did not have a child Sarah Howard, listed
for William & Sarah Smith Howard, and I wondered if perhaps the children,
Ignatius, Clement, Elizabeth & Susanna, might have remained in MD, whereas
Sarah Howard Spinks, with her Spinks family and her daughter Ann Spink
Burch's family, left MD and went to Washington Co., KY, prior to 1799. Of
course it has been my experience that children were not excluded from an
inheritance, simply because they moved to another state.
> I might also point out their is a definite link between the Howard
> family and the Spalding family.
Yes, I noticed that on the chart that I mentioned earlier, Helena
Howard, dau. of Joseph E. Howard & 2nd wife Betsey Greenwell, married Tom
Spalding, and Jelena & Tom Spalding had Howard Spalding; Arthur Spalding,
Jessie Spalding; Amy Stiles; Webb Spalding; Sudie Newton & Freddie Spalding.
And Bell Howard, dau. of Joseph E. Howard & wife Betsey Greenwell,
married Tom Boone, and one of the children of Bell & Tom Boone was Josie
Boone, (1868-1942), who was married 1st to Amanda Whelan, and 2nd to Laura
Cecil. Josie Boone & his wives had Adrian; Gertie Bowling; Remey; Emmitt;
Leo; Euthalia Stiles; Amanda Rose Spalding & Gertrude Cecil.
And in addition to Joseph E. Howard & his 2nd wife Betsey Greenwell
having a son, John Howard (1827-1897) who married Cecelia Bowling
(1842-1896), John & Cecelia Howard had children: Nellie Dunn; Bettie
Bowling; Henrietta Cecil; Bertha Nevitt; Mary Jo Cambron; Eugene Howard;
Julian Cecil; Sister Albina; Johnathan; Stonewall; Johnnie & Celestine.
As to some of the surnames that figure in with the g-grandchildren of
Joseph E. Howard and two of his wives, being Elizabeth Pike & Betsey
Greenwell, some of his g-grandaughters married into the Ferriell, Mudd,
Boone, Edelen, Barry Cummins, Cecil, Pottinger, Mahoney, Lampkin, Hughes,
Fennessy, Willett, Bell, Carrico, Hill, Days, Mathews, Bridges, Peters,
Thaim, Boles, Kirkpatrick, Cole, McCaffrey, Woodward, Hagan & Price
> There were no children listed for JOSEPH E. HOWARD & 3rd wife, SUSAN
> Who is this? I have a Joseph Howard who married Nancy Brown -but
> this is a Pennsylvania Howard Family, not related to the St. Mary's
> County, Maryland Howard's.
On this chart that Father Clarence J. Howard sent to me, all it shows is
that the 3rd wife of Joseph E. Howard, (the son William Howard & Ann Clark),
was Susan Brown, from New Hope.
Sallie - TX
Subject: [TNCLAIBO-L] Stragglers - "Ta - Tho"
We are appealing to the list in hopes that you can help us with some
stragglers on the CCPP Index. We will be sending several lists over the
few days identifying those folks we need to link with other families in our
If you recognize anyone in these lists, would you please help us with the
names of parents, siblings, spouses, children, etc. and dates? Or any other
If you have any friends or relatives that are not on this Claiborne County
newsgroup please forward this on to them for their review. Thanks for your
help, as always.
Here is today's list of folks with the last name beginning with "Ta - Tho"
Linking Parents & Children - "Ta-Tho"
TACKER Casey Thomas ZICK
TACKETT James Anna HALE
TACKETT John Milly UNKNOWN
TACKETT Minerva J. Andrew Jackson HALE
TACKETT Oliver Nancy HALL
TAFT Wilson Margaret WORLEY
TANNY? Alexander m. 22 Aug 1848 Elizabeth CLAPP
TAPP Isaac Jan 1873 Mary UNKNOWN
TAPP Lewis abt 1837 Mary E. UNKNOWN
TAPP Lewis Mary SIMPSON
TAPP Lewis Zelphia HARRIS
TAPP Thomas B. N. I. KILLION
TARTER Elbert Sarah E. (C.) BOWMAN
TATE H. T. Margaret "Maggie" RITCHIE
TATE Mollie Tom CANTWELL
TATE Nancy James HARP
TATE Susan Joshua CRABTREE
TATE Thursa Jan 1830 abt 1915 John Harmon
TAYLOR Albert G. Sarah Jane UNKNOWN
TAYLOR Charlie H. 4 May 1885 11 May 1967 Lillie Leona
TAYLOR Dora Sue 10 Oct 1884 Lee Roy "Cap" ELLISON
TAYLOR Eliza Thomas EVANS
TAYLOR Elizabeth 11 Nov 1847 19 Jun 1920 Marion J. (N.)
TAYLOR Elizabeth J. Hiram E. CROUCH
TAYLOR Emily A. (Chadwick) Dec 1862 Isaac B. "Dock" FRIAR
TAYLOR Emily J. abt 1834 Pryor Lee WHITEAKER
TAYLOR Emma James Daniel ROBINSON
TAYLOR Eveline (Emaline) 1848 1 Jan 1892 James BUSSELL
TAYLOR Faye Ermina James B. ROGERS
TAYLOR George abt 1848 Frances UNKNOWN
TAYLOR Gray Mary E. EVANS
TAYLOR Griffith "Grief" Catherine "Kitty" GRIMES
TAYLOR Henry abt 1838 Purlina UNKNOWN
TAYLOR Hiram, Rev. Mary DUFF
TAYLOR Homer 1 Mar 1906 27 Jul 1970 Edna UNKNOWN
TAYLOR James H. Eliza CLOUD
TAYLOR James H. Sarah VANOVER
TAYLOR James P. abt 1849 Sarah NEVILS
TAYLOR James P. 19 Jun 1870 12 Sep 1947 Elizabeth "Lizzie"
TAYLOR James W. (abt 1816) Susannah CHADWELL
TAYLOR James William (abt 1845) Sarah Elizabeth ROGERS
TAYLOR James William 6 Feb 1893 19 Jan 1954
TAYLOR Jane John MILLER
TAYLOR Jane William L. JONES
TAYLOR Joel abt 1826 Sarah Ann RITTER
TAYLOR John Hannah RAY (RHEA)
TAYLOR John Louella CLAIBORNE
TAYLOR John A. Martha NEVILS
TAYLOR John Lee 9 Jan 1890 25 Mar 1968 Adeline ELLISON
TAYLOR John N. abt 1838 Susan UNKNOWN
TAYLOR John William 31 Jul 1876 7 Jun 1956 Josephine UNKNOWN
TAYLOR Juicy William ARBER
TAYLOR Lacey abt 1853 Millie E. SOWDER
TAYLOR Leander Nancy LAWSON
TAYLOR Lena A. abt 1884 William Henry ROSENBALM
TAYLOR M. A. 28 Dec 1868 20 Nov 1901
TAYLOR Malinda Apr 1859 James Asberry CARR
TAYLOR Malinda J. Berry ELLISON
TAYLOR Martha M. (abt 1855) John PHELPS (FULTZ)
TAYLOR Mary (abt 1846) Thomas Henry YADEN
TAYLOR Mary abt 1845 Isaac HARTSELL
TAYLOR Mary 21 May 1907 Arnold Gillus ME(O)YERS
TAYLOR Mary Ann Lumarus "Bee" BEELER
TAYLOR Mary K. 25 Aug 1878 19 Feb 1935 Samuel JANEWAY
TAYLOR Nelson (abt 1818) Louisa NUNN
TAYLOR Orville Lee Aug 1876 Emma Lee FARMER
TAYLOR Rachel abt 1917 Floyd AUSMUS
TAYLOR Raymond O. Myrtle SHARP
TAYLOR Sampson (abt 1818) Mary (Polly) MILLER
TAYLOR Samuel Lucinda "Lucy" J. HILL
TAYLOR Stephen abt 1822 Alice UNKNOWN
TAYLOR Stephen Nichlas 19 Jan 1872 Nov 1956 Sarah Margret WHITSON
TAYLOR Susan Ann William P. THOMAS
TAYLOR Unknown Lucy E. HELMS (NELMS)
TAYLOR Unknown Rosanna FARRIS
TAYLOR Unknown Matilda FARMER
TAYLOR Unknown Mary BALTRIP
TAYLOR Unknown Mary RITCHIE
TAYLOR Unknown Eliza CLOUD
TAYLOR Unknown Docia (Doshia) RICE
TAYLOR Unknown Lavina HOPKINS
TAYLOR William Martha KING
TAYLOR William 30 Mar 1830 22 Aug 1904 Agnes McGEORGE
TAYLOR William Elizabeth CHADWELL
TAYLOR William H. May 1842 Catharine "Kittie" MARLOW
TEAGUE Abby James HAMBLIN (HAMBLEN)
TEAGUE Craig Oct 1878 Louisa UNKNOWN
TEAGUE Florence N. 10 Oct 1871 1 Apr 1939 John INGLE
TEAGUE Frank Greene 12 Apr 1879 17 Jun 1960
TEAGUE James Nov 1866 Elender J. PARTON
TEAGUE James B. Mar 1847 Margaret UNKNOWN
TEAGUE John Mary TURNER
TEAGUE John C. 10 May 1895 27 Feb 1975
TEAGUE Mary 7 Jun 1852 3 May 1918 Robert Franklin
TEAGUE Mary William Sherman ODELL
TEAGUE Mary A. 11 Jan 1860 23 Jan 1923 Madison M. ROGERS
TEAGUE Sally A. Jun 1867 Nathan C. (P.) CUPP
TEAGUE William Gilbert 28 Aug 1898 12 Feb 1972 Lucy HATFIELD
TEMPLE Maggie George WILMETH
TEMPLIN J. D. abt 1865 Feb 1930
TEMPLIN Lemuel A. 24 Sep 1880 15 Nov 1939 Sarah Etta SHARP
TENNYSON Alice 26 Feb 1897 22 Sep 1960 Butler Howard
TENNYSON Cora 3 Sep 1892 John L. (E.) IRWIN
TENNYSON Eva James Thomas Sterling POORE
TENNYSON Martha S. abt 1849 Jesse HOPSON
TENNYSON Remer E. 16 Dec 1894 18 Jul 1971
TENNYSON Unknown Ohma SENTERS
TENNYSON W. P. (abt 1845) Frances L. (E.) (S.)
TERRY Isaac abt 1848 Roena BULL
TERRY Unknown (abt 1835) Elizabeth UNKNOWN
THACKER B. A. m. 11 Nov 1877 Mary J. BUNCH
THACKER Claude E. Sarah Jane JOHNSON
THACKER Elmer 6 Apr 1888 27 Apr 1949 Mollie UNKNOWN
THACKER Hiram abt 1839 Ruth E. LANGLEY
THACKER John abt 1832 Elizabeth "Betty" TONEY
THACKER John A. abt 1837 Margaret UNKNOWN
THACKER Joseph abt 1839 Julia Ann UNKNOWN
THACKER Lena 7 Apr 1896 25 Dec 1976 Albert LOOP
THACKER Lona 3 Mar 1915 Ryburn COLE
THACKER Minnie Warren W. WILSON
THACKER Peter Martha WEBB
THACKER R. B. Pulaska T. CARR
THACKER Rebecca Henry LOVE
THACKER Rosa 24 Jul 1896 15 Nov 1955 Charles T. BAKER
THACKER S. A. m. 19 Jul 1853 F. HEDRICK
THACKER Samuel Sep 1860 Sarah Manerva UNKNOWN
THACKER Unknown Estelle TURNER
THACKER Walter V. 30 Jan 1890 21 Feb 1958 Silvia E. UNKNOWN
THACKER William T. 1 Jun 1840 8 Jun 1927 Orlena Elizabeth
THOMAS Allen abt 1829 Elizabeth HAZELWOOD
THOMAS Almira 27 Mar 1869 30 Sep 1959 Unknown NORMAN
THOMAS Alpha Anne abt 1826 Elisha LAKE
THOMAS Alvis Lee 1 Oct 1889 17 Nov 1970
THOMAS Carnel abt 1845 Parlina UNKNOWN
THOMAS Catharine Joseph WATKINS
THOMAS Earl Georgia DAY
THOMAS Eleanor P. abt 1837 Jessee HARP
THOMAS Elijah abt 1842 Nancy Rebecca GREER
THOMAS Eliza Benjamin PARROTT
THOMAS Emily Jane Ewing YOAKUM
THOMAS Ethel 10 Apr 1910 24 Feb 1934 Joshua SOWDER
THOMAS Fannie Curtis C. KECK
THOMAS George M. Martha A. MAIN
THOMAS George W. Deborah ROSE
THOMAS Henderson 2 Jul 1895 4 May 1970
THOMAS Henry C. 8 May 1907 13 Feb 1973 Ida Myrtle
THOMAS Henry S. 1 Jun 1899 10 Dec 1961
THOMAS Hiram abt 1826 Thessa A. UNKNOWN
THOMAS I. ? (female) m. 11 Feb 1847 John POWERS
THOMAS J. B. 18 Jan 1894 19 Jul 1966
THOMAS James May 1867 aft 1900 Unknown UNKNOWN
THOMAS James abt 1830 bef 1910 Malina UNKNOWN
THOMAS James abt 1850 Abigail "Abbie" UNKNOWN
THOMAS James Mary CAMPBELL
THOMAS James M. 15 Apr 1846 2 Dec 1916 Phoebe E. LING(U)AR
THOMAS Jane Jacob "Jake" WILLIAMS
THOMAS John Matilda WHITE
THOMAS John Milly KIRK
THOMAS John Sep 1872 Mattie UNKNOWN
THOMAS John May 1853 Elizabeth "Betty" A. CRAIG
THOMAS John Harmon Thursa TATE
THOMAS John Mitchel 15 May 1871 11 Jun 1925 Tilda "Lizzie" Beth
THOMAS Joseph 9 Sep 1858 19 Aug 1933 Elizabeth JOHNSON
THOMAS Joseph abt 1813 Kissiah (Catherine) WIRICH
THOMAS Joseph Feb 1866 Cornelia WILLIAMS
THOMAS Joseph Sarah Ann KIRK
THOMAS Lee Frances WILLIAMS
THOMAS Levina Rebecca Alfred (Alford) MARCUM
THOMAS Linda William H. TEAGUE
THOMAS Lucinda abt 1845 Govermor Shelby PENNINGTON
THOMAS Mackey 4 Mar 1885 31 Jul 1962 Catherine
THOMAS Margaret E. George W. LOCKLEY
THOMAS Martha abt 1830 Nicholas W. (M.) ROBERTS
THOMAS Martha 12 Nov 1904 James Herbert MAYES
THOMAS Mary William A. MARCUM
THOMAS Mary Jane Thomas Franklin WILLIAMS
THOMAS Mary R. William Pinkney CARRIGER
THOMAS Nancy abt 1848 John Wesley PENNINGTON
THOMAS Nancy Jane abt 1857 Thomas WILLIAMS
THOMAS Nellie 27 May 1885 18 Jul 1957 Witt RAMSEY
THOMAS Nora 1904 1970 Unknown DAVIS
THOMAS Oscar L. 17 May 1888 14 Nov 1938 Lizzie Mae YOAKUM
THOMAS Rosa (Rose) 17 Feb 1879 25 Jun 1978 Unknown THOMAS
THOMAS Roxie 27 Jun 1895 20 Nov 1967 Alonzo ROBINSON
THOMAS Ryburn abt 1838 Miriam BOLES
THOMAS Samuel Elizabeth OVERTON
THOMAS Samuel abt 1827 Mary Ann UNKNOWN
THOMAS Samuel Zelpha MONDAY
THOMAS Samuel Nancy SNOW
THOMAS Samuel Dollie BEAN
THOMAS Samuel 28 May 1869 15 Dec 1929 Lizzie UNKNOWN
THOMAS Samuel U. 1892 1969
THOMAS Silas 17 Jan 1888 7 Jun 1936 Unknown
THOMAS Thursey John DAVIS
THOMAS Unknown Gertrude ADAMS
THOMAS Unknown John W. WILMETH Sr.
THOMAS Unknown Jesse MORTON
THOMAS Unknown Ida TAYLOR
THOMAS Unknown Lide THOMPSON
THOMAS Unknown Rosa (Rose) THOMAS
THOMAS Unknown Caldonia HILL
THOMAS Unknown Bertha M. RAY (RHEA)
THOMAS Unknown Sallie POORE
THOMAS Unknown Loney LEDFORD
THOMAS Unknown Mary E. (C.) EMMETT
THOMAS Unknown Sarah J. KING
THOMAS William H. N. 16 Mar 1870 26 Apr 1890
THOMAS William Joe 12 Sep 1884 6 Nov 1973 Mary Dulcenia
THOMAS William P. Susan Ann TAYLOR
THOMPSON A. J. Susannah EASTRIDGE
THOMPSON Abraham "Abe" Jun 1861 Telilha UNKNOWN
THOMPSON Anna Elizabeth Granville Thompson DEAN
THOMPSON Caladonia Doan 18 Oct 1859 Dec 1934 John B. STANDIFER
THOMPSON Caleb N. abt 1825 Clementine "Tynie"
THOMPSON Dina Garrett HENDERSON
THOMPSON Eliza Belle (Isabella) Nov 1868 Jun 1941 Daniel H.
THOMPSON Frank Jun 1864 Julia C. McNEIL
THOMPSON Harvey Manerva THOMPSON
THOMPSON James Martha A. HENDERSON
THOMPSON James A. 5 Feb 1904 21 Mar 1978
THOMPSON John Lucy BISHOP
THOMPSON John (abt 1847) Nancy EVANS
THOMPSON John abt 1833 Lizzie UNKNOWN
THOMPSON John F. abt 1820 Milla (Milley) HARRIS
THOMPSON Katie abt 1822 David OUSLEY
THOMPSON L. J. (female) m. 16 Sep 1857 F. J. JESSEE
THOMPSON Laura John Wesley OUSLEY
THOMPSON Louis Sarah (Sallie) GILBERT
THOMPSON Luhany William COX
THOMPSON Marion 15 Jul 1861 3 Apr 1932 Rhoda E.
THOMPSON Martha Calvin PAYNE
THOMPSON Martha 2 Jan 1893 1 Feb 1966 Unknown
THOMPSON Mary T. Isaac Newton
THOMPSON Mollie C. Daniel N. MINTON
THOMPSON Nancy A. Thomas CARTER
THOMPSON Robert abt 1825 Matilda UNKNOWN
THOMPSON Sarah Pleasant CHADWELL
THOMPSON Sarah Harvey COLSON
THOMPSON Sylvester abt 1811 Dulana UNKNOWN
THOMPSON Thomas Eliza BOLES
THOMPSON Thomas H. 17 Jan 1885 15 Dec 1940 Nancy UNKNOWN
THOMPSON Unknown Josephine HAVELY
THOMPSON Unknown Franklin Pierce BURCH
THOMPSON Unknown Carson VENABLE
THOMPSON Unknown Fannie D. WILLIS
THOMPSON Unknown Alice ELLISON
THOMPSON Unknown Cleo SIVELS
THOMPSON Willa James E. BAILEY
THOMPSON William W. 27 Apr 1882 20 Jun 1952
THORNBURG Charles Mar 1867 Nellie UNKNOWN
THORNBURG Sarah Arnold 2 Sep 1854 abt 1926 Samuel Houston
Denny & Marla Brubaker
Claiborne Co., TN Pioneer Project
Updated web page (10/2/02) is located at the following address
Click on the blue below:
COUNTY PIONEER PROJECT</A> (CCPP)
Another good web site for Claiborne County, TN is:
Claiborne County Cemetery Pictures:
From: "Clifton D. Cardin" <cliftondcardin(a)juno.com>
Subject: Re: [BOSSIER] George W. Bates - Sarah S. Yarborough
Hello Jim Young and list,
for a complete list of George W. Bates 8 natural children go to;
Husband: George Washington BATES
----- Born: 22 FEB 1835 at: Marion Co., Missouri
Married: 26 OCT 1864 at: Epes, Sumter Co., Alabama
Died: UNKNOWN at:
Father:Moses Duncan BATES
--- Wife: Sarah Safroni Manly YARBOROUGH
Born: 1841 at: Alabama
Died: UNKNOWN at:
----- Name: Martha Pauline BATES
Born: 6 FEB 1868 at:
Died: 6 JAN 1959 at:
---- Name: Floyd Monroe BATES
Born: 1871 at:
Died: 1950 at:
--- Name: James Martin BATES
Born: 1874 at:
Died: 1944 at:
--- Name: George Epes BATES
Born: 1876 at:
Died: 1947 at:
--- Name: Joseph BATES
Born: 1880 at:
Died: 1910 at:
--- Name: Sarah Estelle BATES
Born: 5 NOV 1875 at: Haughton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana (per
Married: 12 JUN 1900 at: Haughton, Bossier Co., Louisiana
Died: 26 MAR 1962 at: 6:45 am 86, 4 mo, 21 days
Spouses: Thomas MANNING Jean Severin LEROUGE
--- Name: Blanche BATES
Born: 1876 at:
Died: 1949 at:
Spouses: Charles BOWLES
--- Name: Pearl BATES
Born: 1888 at:
Died: 1910 at:
From: "Jim Young" <jey2(a)cox.net>
Subject: Re: [BOSSIER] George W. Bates - Sarah S. Yarborough
Thanks Mr. Cardin,
George W. Bates was born at Palmyra, Marion County, Missouri. He also
enlisted in the Confederacy at Palmyra. As far as the descrepency in the
marriage date, you are probably correct and it is the date of bond. That
info came from her Widows Application and since she remembered the name of
the minister I tend to believe got the date correct as well. I found this
article on the father of George Bates.
Moses Bates founded Hannibal, MO in 1819. An historical marker commemorates
the event. Moses Bates platted the town for the Hannibal Company that sold
the lots at low prices. He and Jonathan Fleming built the first building in
town, a log cabin, near the corner of North Main and Bird Streets. Moses
Bates also owned the first steamboat in town, the "General Putnam."
[Source: "Hannibal's History," found at http://www.hanmo.com/history.html].
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 07:13:57 -0600
From: Sandi Gorin <sgorin(a)glasgow-ky.com>
Subject: [SCKY] CUMBERLAND CO DEEDS CONTINUED
All are land transactions between Cumberladn Co citizens unless otherwise
noted. In Deed Book O, 1856-56 time frame.
Alexander MYERS to Leopole HARTFIELD re 1/3rd interest in steam
Leopole HARTFIELD of Green Co KY to Frank M JONES - same.
D L SMITH & Britain SMITH, mortgage to James L GOLDEN &
John SANDIDGE (law firm).
Absolem PHARIS Sr to son Jr.
Same to son Van Buren PHARIS
Edward W NEWBY of Lamar Co TX power of atty to W B NEWBY
Absolem PHARIS Sr to daughters Levina and Susan PHARIS
Same to son Gideon PHARIS.
Wilson B NEWBY, agent of Edward W NEWBY to Henry W BOW
Absolem PHARIS Sr to son Van Buren, slave boy George age 16
and girl Nancy, age 5.
Same to daughter Emily WILLIAMS, slave Mariah age 31, girl
Catherine 5 and child Mariah, age 2.
Same to son Absolem Jr, slave Anderson age 15 and girl Mary, 6.
Same to dau Susan PHARIS, slave Martha, age 30.
Same to son Gideon, slave Isaac 14 and Reubin age 6
Same to dau Levina slave Hanniah 35 and boy Mike, 2
Same to dau Levina, slave Angelina, age 12.
H A STATON to Elias POWELL
Granville J CAMPBELL mort to J M BOLES - crops
John GILBERT mort. to WILLIAMS & McBATH - crops.
James B BINNS mort to Gideon PHARIS - crops
James O THOMAS mort to W E CARTER.
Richard Y BECKNER mort to H S PARRISH - crops.
John GILBERT mort to B M YOUNG - land and crops
Commissioners to T T ALEXANDER
Martin S WILLIAMS & Catharine to Thomas S KERR
James HAGGARD, attorney for Martha STONE, formerly Martha
HUNTER, heir of John HUNTER to Lewis E PHILPOT
William H SPEER & wife Elizabeth to John R POINDEXTER
W C SMITH & wife Mary Ann to M S WELLS
William E MILAM & wife Caroline E to William E ELLINGTON
James HAGGARD receilpt from N M TALBOTT & Amanda, heirs
of John HOPKINS who was a brother of Samuel HOPKINS who died
in Boone Co MO.
Michael H DAVIDSON mort to S H BOLES - land
R W NORRIS mort to M ALEXANDER - land and oxen
Richard KEETON mort to WIlliam SPEARMAN - horse
Parker PRICE, 8 yr old infant of Patsey PRICE, apprentice to
Thomas TRIPLETT - to learn farming etal, child abt 8 yrs old.
Elizabeth JOHNSTON, 15 yrs old on 4 Feb 1857, infant of Kittzy
JOHNSTON, apprentice to Reubin C JOHNSTON.
to be continued next week. Sandi
Colonel Sandi Gorin
SCKY Links: http://www.public.asu.edu/~moore/Gorin.html
SCKY surname registry sites: http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyclinto/reg.htmlhttp://www.rootsweb.com/~kyclinto/forms/SCKYreg.html
Gorin Publishing: http://ggpublishing.tripod.com/
From: "Helen Fazio" <helenh(a)pdq.net>
Subject: [G-M] Amherst County, Virginia-See names
Marriage Bonds and Other Marriage Records of Amherst County,
Virginia, 1763-800, William Montgomery Sweeny, 1937, 1997, Out of
Print! Softcover, 5-1/2x8-1/2, 102 pages, spearate brides index, This
book is in near new condition.
"Amherst County was formed in 1761 from Albemarle county, although no
marriage records have been found earlier than 1763. Mr. Sweeny's
abstracts consist principalluy of marriage bonds and minitsers'
returns, with upwards of 4,000 entries. Men are listed alphabetically
bu surname, followed bu the full name of the woman and date of the
marriage bond or minister;s return, and the names of parents,
sureties, and officiating ministers. For maximum convenience women's
names are separately indexed. Supplementary information provided with
each entry includes the names of consenting
parents or guardians (if either of the parties was under age) and an
indication whether either of both of the parties had been previously
Using the bride's index:
Abner, Abney, Alcock, Alford, Allen, Alley, Angus, Appleberry,
Appleburry, Atkinson, Baber, Baddow, Bailey, Bain, Baker, Ball,
Ballew, Ballinger, Ballow, Banks, Barnes, Barnett, Barrett, Becknall,
Beddow, Bedlecomb, Bell, Berlow, Berry, Bethel, Bibb, Bibie,
Bicknel(l), Binnian, Blair, Blakenship, Bolling, Bonds, Bonnel,
Bourn, Bowler, Bowles, Bowman, Boyles, Brabban, Brent, Bridgwater,
Brockman, Brown, Bryan, Bryant, Bugg, Burford, Burks, Burnet,
Burnett, Burras, Burrus, Burns, Buttery, Cabell, Callaway, Camblin,
Camden, Cameron, Campbell, Campden, Carnall, Carpenter, Carter,
Cartwright, Cary, Cash, Chamberlain, Childress,Choop, Christian,
Church, Clark(e), Clarkson, Clasby, Clements, Clifton, Coffee,
Coffey, Coffin, Coffy, Coleman, Cooper, Corsey, Cowper, Cox,
Crawford, Crews, Crisp, Croxton, Cuff, Davenport, Cavies, Davis,
Dawson, Day, Dempsey, Depriest, Diggs, Digges, Dillard, Dinwiddie,
Dodd, Donalson, Donelson, Downton, Duggens, Duggins, Duncan, Dunnavin
Dunwoody, Eads, East, Edmonds, Edmunds, Elliott, Ellis, Elliss,
England, Enicks, Enix, Eubank, Eubanks, Evans, Evins, Ewers,
Fargason, Faris, Farris, Farrar, Fielden, Firzgetald, Fits Gerrall,
Fitzpatrick, Floyd, Forbus, Forguson, Fortune, Foster, Fowler, Fox,
Franklin, Fraser, Fulcher, Furbush, Galaspie, Garland, Garner,
Garrot, Garvin, Garven, Gatewood, Gibson, ...more next time. I will
be happy to check for your names in the rest of the index.
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Subject: [IADECATU] 'A CENTURY OF MEMORIES OF VAN WERT, IOWA --
l880-l980'. (Part 4)
'A CENTURY OF MEMORIES'
OF VAN WERT, IOWA
l880 - l980
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All Roads Lead to Van Wert
Prior to the year l854, the territory on which the town of Van Wert
now stands was in the midst of an almost limitless expanse of gently
rolling prairie with a small amount of timber. Prior to the coming
of the settlers, this section was claimed by the red man. In l854,
several emigrants began a settlement here in Long Creek Township.
Lambert Taylor and Mr. J. Irving conceived the idea of adding
materially to their wealth by locating a town on their lands. Thus,
the first road running north and south between their lands was
established. This has always been called Main Street.
There was an early post office called Patriot that was located in a
private home two miles east of Van Wert. We can only presume that
what is now a black top road No. 258, that goes to Highway 69, began
as a wagon trail. On an automobile map of l9l4, this road was called
the Corn Belt Highway. It was marked on telephone poles with two
yellow stripes painted with a black stribe between, later metal signs.
Records show that Highway 69 was once called "From Palm to Pines" but
the l9l4 map lists it as two highways. One was Jefferson Highway -
marked telephone poles with two blue stripes and a white stripe
between with a JH symbol on the white. At this same time this
highway also had sign posts that read "St. Paul, Des Moines, St. Joe
and Kansas City" Interstate Trail. This same highway was changed to
number 65 and 69 running together at a later date. This road was
graded in the l920's with teams of horses and lots of hard work. It
is now known as Highway 69.
Mud roads - how well many of us remember them! Soon after the
paving of Highway 69, just east of Van Wert in l930, Van Wert was
given an all weather road. The first graveled road in Long Creek
Township was along the south side in l935. Just south of Van Wert, l
l/2 miles of road was graded up by hand by the WPA workers and
graveled in l936. By the early l950's, most all of our roads were
graveled. December l7, l969, marked the opening of Interstate 35
from Osceola on No. 34 and to Decatur on No. 2.
Interstate 35 runs through the west section of Van Wert's city
limits. Interstate 35 gave Van Wert, formerly an end-of-the-road
town, a "back-door" entrance.
Van Wert Farmers and Agri-Business
It all started on the land. Where the sod was broken, other commerce
and industry followed. Some would say that in southern Iowa, the
railroads paved the way, and this is true. In fact most early
homestead purchases in Decatur County were from tracts of land owned
by the railroad or the government.
In the Van Wert area 100 years ago, the Keokuk-Western and the Des
Moines-Kansas City lines made up the rail service (including the
Humeston-Shenandoah). But looking at our nation at that early date,
we see that a main function of railroads was to carry people, goods,
and produce, and without the farmers, railroads and towns which
sprang up along the way, would have had little to serve. conversely,
farmers relied on the towns for tools, implements, seeds, and other
goods to carry on their enterprises, and they relied on the railroads
to bring these goods in. Without a big argument concerning the
"chicken and egg" theory, it would suffice to say that to the coming
of railroads and homesteading, towns owe their beginning. The same
is true of Van Wert.
Of course, steam engines were well in use before the turn of the
century. Owners of threshing rigs in the Van Wert area at an early
date that people have mentioned were: Showers and Liggitt, Horney
Bros., Jack Lee, Vern and Clair Parmer, Delbert and Bill Ramsey, Alva
Foland, Sharon Twombley, Charley Davis, John Bill Bahr, Fred and Bill
Jack Lee worked with a Rumley separator threshing machine powered by
a Russell engine. He had different partners in this enterprise.
Jack later changed to a Case tractor. Sharon Twombley had a 22' Red
River special threshing machine powered by a l5-30 International
Alva Foland had a Rumley oil pull tractor on his threshing rig. Fred
Beers had a Case separator pulled by a steam engine. Bill Beers and
Fred also sawed wood with a Hart-Parr tractor at one time.
Merlin Oiler was well known for his ability to stack straw right as
it came out of the blower. He always wore a pair of goggles and
didn't want anyone else on the stack with him. Merlin usually went
barefooted so he really practiced his boxing ability on that straw
Nolan Foland and Jesse O'Hair were the first in the area to start
farming with tractors as well as horses. They both had a B John
Deere with steel wheels.
James A. O'Hair had a B Farmall. Floyd Boles had one of the first
F12 International tractors on steel. Charlie Johnson and Levi
Cochran had one of the first W.C. Allis Chalmers. Levi had a custom
feed grinder mounted on a Model A truck. Harold Pearcy and Ray O'Hair
did custom hay baling with the old square wire-tie balers pulled and
powered by small farm tractors.
Harley Heckathorn did custom wood sawing. He had a 6-horse Whitte
engine. He pulled it from one job to another with a team of horses.
Several sorghum mills were around the community. Some were operated
by Lonnie Cowden, Erastus Wilson, Lou Green and Homer Ramsey.
Each spring cane was planted in rows and cultivated. By the middle
of August, it was ready to be stripped. This was done by someone
walking each row with a sharpened lath to break off the leaves. When
all of the leaves were off, the tops of the cane were cut off with a
corn knife. Finally, the stalk was cut off and loaded on a hayrack
to be taken to the mill. The cane was fed into the press and the
juice put into large vats and cooked for five or six hours. It was
then skimmed and put in 5 or l0 gallon cream cans to cool. After
cooling, the sorghum was then transferred to gallon jars.
In the l970's, Lonnie and Ruby Cowden made sorghum at the Walt King
farm. (They usually made about 75 gallons a year.) In l97l, Pete
Scadden helped haul in the cane. Others helping with stripping,
topping and cutting cane were Charita Cox, Debby Fisher, Ted Cox,
Randy Cowden, Teddy Scadden, Coy Cowden.
Elmer and Uriah Ramsey owned and operated a steam engine saw mill.
Joshua West marketed his hogs, one or two at a time by supplying Van
Wert's store with fresh butchered pork every week.
Fred Wesley Gill, son of James Milton Gill and Blanche Burchett, who
were married in l9l6, lived on a farm 5 miles southwest of Van Wert,
near DeKalb until l939. The farm consisted of over 960 acres and was
called the Hepburn farm. It was farmed with horses and mules and it
was the first farm in the county to have Deer and Beavers released on
it by the Conservation Commission. It was also the first farm to use
poison bran to try to destroy the Cinch bugs. Donald Morris worked
for Fred Gill for 20 years. Fred's three girls rode on horseback the
five miles night and morning to attend school in Van Wert. Fred
helped with the homecomings and ran the dances on Saturday nights.
It's always fun to compare farms, say in the rural Van Wert area of
today, vs. l00 years ago. Think of an operation in l880: one hundred
sixty acres, l/4 section, was a big farm. Many farm units were only
eighties, forties or less. There was no electricity, no gas, no
refrigeration. Butchering had to be done in the winter time, or if
not the meat had to be readily salted away or cured. Transportation
essentially was by horse and buggy; train, if you cared to venture
far. Entertainment was simple and locally derived. Movies weren't
known yet. Kerosene or coal oil lamps made up the lighting. Wood or
coal heated the home and cooked the meals.
The farmer was basically subsistent. Some produce and livestock was
sold in trade for the basic necessities; salt, sugar, coffee, seed,
fencing, tack, hardware, and maybe some cloth goods for making
clothing. Farms were still feeding few people besides their own
families. Now 380 acres is just an average size farm. Farming is
basically big business. One tractor replaces a team of draft horses
easily, chemicals kill weeds, commercial fertilizers replace soil
nutrients, and on several farms, crops go in the ground with little
or no tillage at all. In some instances, plows are implements of the
To Be Continued . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pages 20 - 26
Contributed, Courtesy of Larry McElwee;
Dodge City, Kansas.
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Subject: [IADECATU] 'A CENTURY OF MEMORIES OF VAN WERT, IOWA -- l880-l980'.
'A CENTURY OF MEMORIES'
OF VAN WERT, IOWA
1880 - 1890
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LONG CREEK TOWNSHIP
IOWA'S FIRST CITIZENS, THE INDIANS, CALLED IOWA, "BEAUTIFUL LAND."
Louis Joliet and father, Jacques Marquette, Frenchmen, were the first
white men to set foot on Iowa soil in l673. In l803, the United
States purchased the Louisiana Territory, including the present Iowa,
from France for $l5,000.00.
The Missouri Compromise in l820 made the Iowa region free territory.
In l838 the territory of Iowa was established with Robert Lucas as
the first governor over a population of 22,859. Iowa became the
twenty-ninth state on December 28, l846, with a population of l02,388.
The County of Decatur was not officially organized until April 1,
l850 and was named for a naval hero, Samuel Decatur of the War of
l8l2. In July l850, the county which is the center of the southern
tier of counties in the state, was divided into four townships, and
later in l856, Samuel Forrey, county attorney, organized and named
Long Creek Township, last of seven townships.
Florence was settled in l853 and on June 29, l855 the town lots were
sold at public auction. The original town contained fourteen blocks
and additions have been added from time to time.
The name was afterward changed to Prairie City, Prairie Villa, and
Prairie Ville, and
APRIL 1, 1880 to VAN WERT.
TO OUR PIONEERS
There were gently rolling prairie, small rivers, and creeks where
trees grew. Here, too, along the streams were the hills and the
bottom land. This was the territory our pioneers settled in as
described by Himena Hoffman in her "History of Decatur County".
Much has been written by our historians of the hardships our early
settlers faced as they traveled to reach their new promised land.
With this in mind, we will only briefly mention our pioneers and let
your own imagniation remember what our historians have written.
The following information on our pioneers that settled in Long Creek
Township was taken from the "Biographical and Historical Record of
Ringgold and Decatur Counties, l887".
Wm. Cole, born in Tennessee, settled on Sec. 7, l850; Geo. A.
Hamilton in Ohio, Sec. 34, l85l, the third settler in Long Creek
Twp.; Robert and Nancy McKee, Ohio, Sec. l7, l856 where their son,
James M. (Mattie and wife Paulona (Mahaffy), also reside, (Great
grandparents of Nolan Foland). James Irving and Lambert Taylor, both
on Sec. l3, l853 or 54. Edward and Margaret J. (Materlee) Upfield,
England and Michigan, Sec. 34, l856 (Grandparents of Carl Upfield);
E.P. and Martha (McKee) Woodard, Ohio, Sec. 30, l857; Wm. and
Elizabeth (Robinson) West, Ohio, Sec. 20, l854; James and M. Louisa
(Baker) Blair, Pennsylvania, Sec. 24, l856; Stephen Strong, Sec. 35,
l855; Henry Barrickman, Maryland, Sec. l3, l855; F.M. and Mary
(McDaniel) Thompson, Ohio and Illinois, Sec. l3, l859; E.W. and Mary
(Criswell) Fierce, Ohio, Sec. 35, l860; E.W. and Mary M. (Mcintire)
Fierce, Ohio and Illinois, Sec. 34, l860; Wm. E. and Ann (West)
Fierce, Indiana and Ohio, Sec. 34, l867; John A. Goin, first !
wife, Jane Haynes, second, Myra Cox, born Tennessee, Sec. 7, l863;
N.C. Spencer and second wife, Lucinda Eason, New York, Sec. l4, l865;
Peter and Mary E. (Birtt) Imhoff, Pennsylvania, Sec. 25, l866; Elizah
and Salina (Hiner) Tillotson, Sec. 24; Harrod and Mahala (Thompson)
Leonard, Indiana and Illinois, Sec. 23 and 27, l866; Umphrey Jones
born l848 in Montgomeryshire, North Wales, married Elizabeth (Parry)
born in l854 in Montgomeryshire, Sec. l3; and others.
A brief summary of some of our pioneers that has been found in the
History of Decatur County (Volume II) l9l5, and family information.
Ralph Hatfield settled and farmed in the Van Wert area around l839,
being one of the first voters in Decatur County. Ralph married
Elizabeth Warrick and to this union four children were born: Thomas,
Hannah, Sarah and Grant, Ulysses Grant Hatfield remained in the Van
Wert area while the others moved to different parts of Decatur
County. On September 5, l894, Grant was united in marriage to
Elizabeth Collins. To this union eleven children were born: Pearle
(Schuldt), Dewey, Edith (Boles), Jessie (Lee), Merle (Davis, Alva,
Nealy (Murphy), Wilbur, Burbank, Marie (Boles) and Irene (Neff).
Many of the 108 direct Hatfield descendants still live in the Van
Wert area, working and/or farming the land. Many remain skilled
carpenters, a family tradition. These 108 direct descendants
represent five generations.
James and Margaret Ramsey came to Iowa in l850. their small son,
Thomas B., born in Hancock County in eastern Tennessee, April 1,
l846, came with them. James and Margaret Ramsey came to Iowa with
their parents, traveling by flat boat down the Tennessee River to the
Ohio River, by steamboat down the Ohio and up the Mississippi to
Keokuk, Iowa and from there overland to Davis County, Iowa, where
they spent the winter of l850 and l85l. In the spring of l85l, they
moved to Decatur County, settling in the wilds, then roamed by
Indians in the northwest part of Long Creek Township. They made
their home in the unbroken country and became parents of W.A. Ramsey.
Dr. Alexander, Mrs. A.J. (Becky Ann) Edwards, Mrs. J.E. (Isabell)
Smith, as well as the older son, T.B. Ramsey. These children grew up
in Long Creek and most had families that remained.
William E. Fierce, a prominent farmer of Long Creek Township, resided
in Section 34. He was born March 10, l843, in Hamilton County,
Indiana. He enlisted and served in the Civil War. In l867, he was
united in marriage to Miss Anna West, a native of Ohio, now living in
Decatur County. Their children are Charlie F., E.W., William W.,
Mertie, Edward, Nellie, Bertha and Dora.
The mail for the surrounding neigborhood was tossed from the train
and each neighbor came for his mail at the Fierce home.
Mr. and Mrs. Fierce were members of the Van Wert Methodist Protestant
Church. Following his death, Mrs. Fierce Moved to Van Wert and
resided there until her death, May l5, l935.
E.W. Fierce was raised in Long Creek Township. He attended district
schools and also the Van Wert Schools. He began farming at an early
age, his work involved farming and stockraising. In November, l899,
E.W. married Anna E. Stearns. Three children were born; Arthur,
Beulah and Russell. He was a member of the Republican party, and
served as township trustee. He was also a member of the Methodist
Hon. Melbern F. Thompson, although not raised in Long Creek, moved to
Van Wert at the age of 32. He was involved in farming and Real
Estate. Also for ten years, he was in the grain and lumber business.
In l9l2, he was chosen as State Representative on the Democratic
ticket. Other offices he held were township clerk, town clerk, and
mayor. He was a member of the Christian Church.
Charles F. Fierce, attended the country schools in Long Creek
Township. He grew up on a farm and helped with the farming. He was
20 years old when he rented some land and began farming for himself.
Besides farming his own, he also farmed other people's land. His
work, like his brother's, E.W. Fierce, involved farming and
stockraising. On May l0, l89l, Charles was married to Margaret
Barrickman. Three children were born, Helene, Gerald and Lucille.
Mr. Fierce was a member of the Republican Party. He also served as
township trustee. For six years, he was director of School District
No. 2 of Long Creek Township. He and his family were members of the
Edmund J. Blair was raised in Long Creek Township. When he became of
age, he began teaching school. He taught for 27 terms, teaching in
Van Wert and Clarke County. During the summers he farmed, renting
land until l879, when he began purchasing land of his own. In
addition to growing the usual crops, he raised high grade
Duroc-Jersey hogs, feeding about l40 head per year. In April l89l,
Mr. Blair married Magdaline Kemp. Five children were born, Harry J.,
Wilbur P., Arthur, Josephine and Edmund W. Mr. Blair was a
Republican and also served as Justice of the Peace for Franklin
Township. He served as trustee for Franklin and Long Creek
Townships. He was also assessor for Franklin township. He and his
family were members of the Methodist Church.
Zebedee Parmer and his wife, Angeletta Ward, along with their six
children are known to have resided in Knox township about five miles
northwest of Van Wert as early as l856. (This is according to the
The oldest son, Joseph Thomas Parmer, went into the Civil War from
this vicinity in l862. After the discharge of J.T. in l865, he
returned to Van Wert and married Mary Ann Guy on October l0, l865.
They were farmers. Eight children were born to this union.
Elijah Burton, the oldest son of Joseph and Mary, was born in Long
Creek Township November l0, l878 and married Della Sissel of
Kellerton on May 24, l903. They had thirteen children, all born in
or near Van Wert. This family was also farmers. Elijah died in l929
and is buried in the Van Wert Cemetery. Della, at the age of 93,
lives with a daughter in Hartford, Iowa. the children of Elijah and
Della are: Elsie, Blanche, Clifford, Ruby, James (Otis), Violet,
Harold (Bud), Howard (Glen), Lawney (Don), Betty and Della. Audra
Mae died at the age of four months. Clarence (Dick) died in l97l.
Both are buried in Van Wert Cemetery. At the present time the
Parmers in or near Van Wert make a total of seven generations in this
George C. Redman was born April l7, l873 on a farm south of Grand
River. His parents, George Redman and Louisa (Fear) Redman, both came
from southwest England. When he was a small boy, the family moved to
the farm where Frank Binning lives today. The old homestead is still
standing on the Binning farm.
George's schooling was attained at the Good Hope School. When he was
thirteen, his father died, thus, his schooling was over, as he had to
care for the farm and be responsible for his mother, an older sister,
Cara Binning, and brothers, Bert and Ben.
Around the turn of the century, he spent two years working around Big
After his mother remarried, he and his two brothers batched, on the
farm, where Roland Redman lives today.
On February l7, l905, he was married to Carrie A. Smith. They
continued to live on this same farm, and raised six children,
Margaret Watson, George S., Louise Perry, Harry, Viola Chastain, and
Roland. Hazel Virginia died in infancy.
Besides farming, George was in the cattle buying business with his
brother, Ben, often taking car loads of cattle into Chicago. Around
l9l7 or l9l8, he was en route to Chicago with cattle, when the train
was wrecked, killing cattle, sheep and seven of the men. The wreck
happened between Gailsburg and Chicago. They were hit in the rear by
a passenger train. Frank Manley of Osceola was killed. Henry
Schmitt of Van Wert and Floyd Twombley of Osceola were also
passengers. Manley's body was so mangled, he was identified by cuff
links and tie, which George brought home to his wife, Mattie.
George and Ben were also hog buyers, having their office near the Van
Wert Depot. After Ben's death in l939, George continued the business
until his death in December l953. The family lived at their
homestead until l939, when they moved to the present Carrie Redman
home. We believe that George's dad was the first to ship cattle from
Delray and George was the last, as the North-South lines were done
away with in l936.
Temple and Elizabeth Gibson:
Elizabeth Gibson was born in North Carolina, December 27, l8l6, and
died in Van Wert, Iowa, April 3, l909, aged 92. She married Temple
Gibson in l834 and moved to Indiana with other relatives in l838. In
l854 they moved to a farm in the vicinity of what was to become Van
Wert. Temple Gibson died June 22, l896. They had nine children,
most of whom died before Elizabeth's death. Her daughter, Martha
Gibson, married John Gibson, a Civil War veteran. She is buried
beside her husband in the Van Wert Cemetery. One of her descendants
was Temple Craft, who operated a hotel in Van Wert for many years.
Malona Jane Gibson (Devore, Waterman):
Malona Gibson, a niece of Elizabeth Gibson, was born in l834, and
came to Van Wert with other relatives in l854. She was married to
William DeVore. Their children were: Eliza DeVore (Thompson),
William DeVore, Thomas DeVore, and Elizabeth Devore (Wise). William
DeVore Sr. enlisted in the Missouri Home Guard, where he was
accidentally killed. Malona, who was married for a few years later
to John Waterman, lived all the rest of her life in Van Wert. She
died in November of l920, at the age of 86 and is buried in Van Wert
Francis Marion Thompson:
Francis Marion Thompson was a volunteer in the Third Iowa Cavalry in
the Civil War and was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge. His wife
was Nancy Thompson. the family home was located just southwest of
the Van Wert Cemetery. Two of their children, who remained in Van
Wert were jack Thompson, who was the father of Loren Thompson and
Henry Alexander Thompson. Francis Marion Thompson was also the
half-brother of John Thompson and Jane Murray, life-long residents of
Van Wert. He died in l889 and is buried in Van Wert Cemetery.
Henry Alexander Thompson and Eliza (DeVore) Thompson:
Henry and Eliza Thompson (born in l855) were the parents of Bessie
Githens, Ray Thompson, Millie Baxter and two sons, Roy and Floyd, who
died unmarried. Their daughter, Millie, was married to Joseph Baxter
and had two daughters, Thelma Courtney and Hazel Green. She died
February l3, l9l3 at the age of 23. Her father died on the same day
and they were buried side by side in Van Wert Cemetery. Eliza
Thompson died September l5, l935.
To Be Continued . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pages l - 7.
Contributed, Courtesy of Larry McElwee;
Dodge City, Kansas.
Subject: [NYMONROE-L] >> Monroe Co., NY Nov 12, 1922 # 1
Rochester, Monroe, NY
Democrat & Chronicle
Sun Nov 12, 1922
FATHER ROPES THREE TRUANT SONS TOGETHER
AND STARTS FOR COURT, BUT ONE ESCAPES
Strenuous efforts were made by James SAMONE, of No. 197 Frank street, to curb
the truant tendencies of his three sons, Michael, 14 years old, Angelo, 11,
and James, 8. Bent on insuring their attendance in City Court, and knowing well
from past experience that mere parental orders would not accomplish that
result, SAMONE roped the three lads together, and with his wife as a guard,
started to march his juvenile chain gang to police headquarters. En
Mike slipped the noose and made a speedy getaway.
"I can't do anything with any of them," said the defendant. They won't
mind me. And I'm sure they won't do what you tell them." Adjournment
was taken to
"I made a mistake, Your Honor, I thought this was the fellow that hit me,
but it wasn't. It was some other fellow." So spoke Thomas O'BRIEN, 25 years
old, of Greece, when he and Alfred VIETTA, 56 years old, of No. 7(3 or 8) Front
street were arraigned yesterday on a charge of creating a disturbance. O'BRIEN
and VIETTA are said to have fought on Friday evening at State and Brown
"No, Judge, I wasn't drunk," continued O'BRIEN. "Well I had a couple of
drinks of cider, but I wasn't drunk.. No sir.."
"How about you, VIETTA? Were you drunk?" questioned the Court.
"No sir.. I didn't have a drink all day," was the prompt response.
Judgment was suspended in VIETTA's case, but O'BRIEN was given a fine of
$10 or ten days in the penitentiary.
Assault third degree, was the charge preferred by Helen CELESKI, of No.
474 Main street west, against her husband, Bromis law. To judge from the
appearance of the bellicose couple as they entered the court room,
the battle was by
no means one sided. Mrs. CELESKI brought into court a swollen eye and numerous
minor injuries. Her accused spouse, however, was by no means unscarred as a
result of the battle. Around his disheveled head was a blood-stained bandage;
his clothes were torn, his face swollen and one arm hung limply at his side.
"I want him to be careful and not say had things all the time. That's not
what I got married for," announced Mrs. CELESKI.
According to Sergeant OTTO, who made the arrest, the CELESKIS were making
whisky in a still when the argument started. Echoes of the combat reached a
passerby, who notified the police.
"When I got there," said the Sergeant, "they were having a regular give
and take battle, and the honors were about even. I got there in time to see her
pick up a jar of fruit and break it over his head."
A plea of not guilty was entered, and the case was adjourned to November
15th. Bail was fixed at $500.
Guilty, Your Honor," said Thomas JENNER, 55(?) years old, of No. 50 North
Fitzhugh street, charged with intoxication.
"Pay a fine of $10 or serve sixty days." answered the Court.
Walter FIGARO, 49 years old, of Norwich, arraigned on the same charge,
pleaded not guilty and his case was adjourned to November 14th.
November 17th was set for the trial of Sidney THOMPSON, 25 years old, of No.
233 Genesee street, and Fred SPRINGSTEAD, 27 years old, of No. 853 Exchange
street, both charged with intoxication. They pleaded not guilty and bail was
fixed at $10 in each case.
John SPRINGSTEAD, 25 years old, who also lives at No. 853 Exchange street,
pleaded not guilty to a charge of reckless driving as a result of a
Dewey avenue in which Mrs. George V. PERRY, of No. 83 Chestnut street,
received slight injuries. With SPRINGSTEAD at the time of the accident were his
brother, Fred, and Sidney THOMPSON, who are held on intoxication
charges. The case
of John SPRINGSTEAD also was adjourned to November 17th and bail of $30 was
Another defendant in a reckless driving case was Adolphus BOICE, 18 years
old, of No. 86 1/2 Winchester street. BOICE is said to have driven south in
Pierpont street at high speed, forcing Motorcycle Officer Maurice
CULHANE, of the
Lyell avenue station, to drive up over the curb to avoid a collision. The
officer's machine overturned, and he received a broken arm, which will keep him
confined to the hospital for several weeks. BOICE pleaded not guilty. His case
was adjourned to December 12th.
Thomas HANRAHAN, 41 years old, of Buffalo, pleaded not guilty to a vagrancy
charge, and his case was adjourned to November 17th.
Another echo of the friction between shoe workers on strike and those now
employed was heard in the case of Salvatore FURLOSE, of No. 32 Concord avenue.
FURLOSO is charged with coercion by threatening injury to Rosario VELLA, an
employee at the C. P. Ford Company plant. The defendant pleaded not guilty and
asked for a jury trial, which was scheduled for November 20th. Bail of $500 was
furnished by FURLOSO.
Two punchboard cases were heard. A $25 fine was imposed upon Arthur REINHART,
27 years old, of New York, who pleaded guilty to the charge of being a
punchboard salesman. James WARD, 2_ years old, of No. 79 1/2 North
with having punchboards in his possession, pleaded not guilty and was granted
an adjournment to November 16th. Bail was fixed at $50.
Julia PAYNE, 41 years old, of No. 125 Chatham street, gave the Court little
opportunity to get in a word, with her volley of talk when her case was called.
She was charged with keeping a disorderly house at the Chatham street
"Please let me go, Judge," begged Mrs. PAYNE. "I've got a dear old friend.
She's an invalid, out at Honeoye Falls. And, Your Honor, I'll take the bus,
and I'll go down in the country, and I'll never come back again.
And, as the Court made no promises, she turned and said:
"Miss OTTNAT, can't you help me out, please?"
Archie BOWLES, 43 years old, was arraigned, charged with being an inmate of
the Chatham street house. Both cases were adjourned to November 14th.
On November 1_th will be taken up again the cases of the following
defendants: charged with violation of the educational law: Lewis
WALTERS, of No. _46
Scio street: Martin SPAR_WILK, of No. 114 Bernard street: James
KENNELLEY, of No.
_43 St. Stanislaus street: Ignat_ MACK, of No. 22_ St. Stanislaus street:
John MANGUERILLE(?), of Paradise alley, and Angelo BEAUVENUTE, of No.
place. Dom_ute TESTA, of No. __ 1/2 Kauf street, failed to appear. His case
was marked held, and he was ordered brought in with bail fixed at $?
Further adjournment to November 18th was made to the case of Albert E. MAY,
president of the H. H. Babcock Coal Company, charged with selling a short ton
of coal to William W. ARMSTRONG.
DAILY RECORD OF DEATH
GRACE STEWART COLEBROOK
Grace Catherine STEWART, wife of Maus W. COLEBROOK, died yesterday morning
at her home, No. 223 Albermarle street. She leaves besides her husband, her
father, Albert F. STEWART, and a sister, Mrs. Leo D. FELLOWS. The funeral will
be to-morrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home and burial will be in
Catherine MALTZAN, 71 years old, died yesterday at her home, No. 601
Lewiston avenue. She leaves her husband, Ferdinand MALTZAN, a
daughter, Mrs. Louise
C. KOETH, of this city, two sons, Richard, of Trent, Ore., and John, of
Albuquerque, N. M.; three sisters, Mrs. Gertrude RELYEA and Mrs.
of this city, and Mrs. Anna BREME, of Oxford, Pa., and four grandchildren.
MABEL RODERICK ROESCH
Mabel Estelle RODERICK, 46 years old, wife of Charles B. ROESCH, died
yesterday morning at the family, No. 47 Rau street. She leaves her husband, two
sons, two daughters, and a sister, Mrs. Joseph SMITH. The funeral will be
Tuesday morning at 8:45 o'clock from the home and at 9 o'clock at St. Michael's
Church. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre cemetery.
MORTIMER G. BLOOM
Mortimer G. BLOOM died yesterday at his home, No. 502 Harvard street. He
leaves his wife, Nettie, and a daughter, Louise D. BLOOM. The funeral will be
from his late home to-morrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
BARBARA BURCKHARDT BONNET
Barbara BURKHARDT, 66 years old, wife of Andrew BONNET, died yesterday at
her home in Buffalo road Gates. She leaves besides a husband, two sons,
Andrew, Jr., and Fred; two daughters, Mrs. E. C. CARTER and Dora, and six
grandchildren, all of Gates; two sisters, Mrs. George MUEHLHAUSER of
this city, and Mrs.
George LENDT, of Webster. The funeral from the home Tuesday afternoon,
November 14, 1922, at 2:30 o'clock. Burial at Woodens cemetery.
Barbara MASSETH, 81 years old, died last night at her home, No. 127
Maryland street. She leaves a brother Michael RECIENWALD, of Kalamazoo, Mich.
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