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ROSS posted by Jenny
Rasmusson on Monday, September 15, 1997
Looking for descendants of Lewis R. HARRIS, possibly Lewis Rice Harris
or Lewis Robert Harris Birth* 22 Nov 1787 Marriage* __ ___ 1808 Nancy DAVIS
(1787-1836); Jessamine county, Kentucky. Daughter: bet 1804-1810 Daughter
of Lewis Harris (1804-1834) Daughter: 23 Nov 1808 Ethelinda Harris (1808-1876);
Kentucky. Witness* __ ___ 1810 Jessamine county, Kentucky; wit to James
Harris wedding. Census* __ ___ 1810 Jessamine county, Kentucky. Daughter:
14 Sep 1810 Matilda Harris (1810- ) Daughter: 11 Oct 1816 Jane Harris (1816-1880);
Indiana. Death* 30 Nov 1817 poss. Vincennes, Ind. Grantor* a 30 Nov 1817
Lot 103, Clark county, Indiana; (heirs) sold lot #103 to Geo ROSS May 5
1831. Probate* 27 Dec 1817 Clark county, Indiana.
BURKHART posted by John
Burkhart on Friday, September 19, 1997
I am looking for info on Fred (maybe John) BURKHART who left Clark Co.
to go to Sullivan Co with three children, James Marion, Mary A., and Sarah
E. in 1845.
posted by Maxine Bickham on Friday, September
Searching for further information on James BUCHANAN family in Clark Co,
IN. James was b. abt 1774, married Sarah 1796 Goochland Co, VA, ch: Cathren
b. 5 Jul 1797 VA, William b. 22 Dec 1798 VA, Elizabeth b. 5 Mar 1802 VA,
James b. 16 May 1804 KY m. Martha MELOY, Susannah b. 7 Nov 1806. James
and Martha (Meloy) Buchanan had ch: John Allen Buchanan m. Ruth Ann COLE,
Harriet Frances Buchanan m. Richard Meloy, George Alexander Buchanan m.
Martha Jane MONTGOMERY, Sarah Catherine Buchanan m. James CRAWFORD, Ruhanna
A. Buchanan m. John S. SMITH, Hannah Buchanan m. Robert PHILLIPS and James
Buchanan m. Martha HARRIS. Family came to Clark Co, IN about 1838 where
Hannah and James were born. Would like to correspond with anyone who is
researching any of these families. Some are buried in Clark Co at Weir
or Stoney Point Cemetery near Memphis, Clark Co which was abandoned in
1920. Does anyone have info on any burials in this cemetery?
BUCHANAN posted by Maxine
Bickham on Friday, September 19, 1997
The 1850 Clark Co, IN census shows Georgiana BUCHANAN, 59, with probable
children, Mary J. and Wm. A. She was also listed in 1830 in Clark Co, as
head of household. Does anyone have any knowledge of Georgiana or her children.
Any help with the Buchanans in Clark Co, IN would be appreciated.
posted by Ed Phelps on Sunday, September 21,
If anyone has info on the STEPP, MAGNUS families please contact me.
CRANE posted by Judy
Hill on Thursday, September 25, 1997
1850 Clark Co., Monroe Twp. census lists Kemus COLLINS, Jr. (dwelling #255)
age 27, wife poss. Mary J. age 25, James K. age 6, Elizabeth age 3, Catherine
age 1, Kemus COLLINS, Sr. age 63, and Martha ANDERSON age 12. What relation
is Martha? Who are her parents and sibs? Who did she marry? Am seeking
Martha ANDERSON who married my great grandfather, George W. CRANE in 1853
in Greene Co., IN. Greatly appreciate any and all help.
KEIGWIN posted by Bart
Johnson on Saturday, September 27, 1997
I am looking for Information on James KEIGWIN (1829-1904) Mr. Keigwin was
Colonel of the 49th Indiana, and also a member of the State Senate, 1871
Died in Jeffersonville, Ind., August 25, 1904. Burial location unknown.
I am looking for any information, including Burial Site. Also any information
on the 49th Indiana, please contact me, or visit 49th Indiana Webpage http://www.kiva.net/~bjohnson/49th.html
SPRINGER posted by Cathy
Babbs on Saturday, September 27, 1997
NICKLES--Jacob NICKLES, born 1842 in Clark Co, IN. He married Nancy SPRINGER
in 1867 in Coles Co, IL. Jacob's dad was from Germany and mother, Theresa
COLVIN was from PA.
VISSING posted by Karen
Vissing Jacobi on Sunday, September 28, 1997
I am looking for information for families in Jeffersonville with the surnames
posted by Marjorie Greer on Thursday, October
Searching for information about Talitha CHANDLER WOODYARD. I believe she
may have been divorced from John William CHANDLER in Clark County, ca.
1868-70. She was married to Lewis WOODYARD and was a resident of Memphis
(Clark) IN in 1872. This is the last known residence of Talitha, though
she may have returned to KY sometime before 1880. Any information appreciated.
posted by Kay Geist on Friday, October 3, 1997
McCLINTICK/ THOMPSON I am searching for the parents of Nancy "May" MCCLINTICK.
She was born in Ky, probably about 1796. She married in Clark Co, 4 Apr.
1814 to Benjamin Thompson. They lived in Clark Co. until sometime in the
1830s and then moved to Jackson Co. Indiana. Any help would be appreciated.
MORGAN posted by Carl
W. Ward on Friday, October 3, 1997
My great grandfather, Griffith MORGAN, bought a farm in Clark County,Indiana
in about 1833 and located his family thereon, while he followed his trade
as a molder in Tennessee and Virginia. In 1838 he sold that farm and bought
another in Kosciusiko County. Would anyone have any books or records that
have any reference to this Griffith Morgan? Can you refer me to anyone
or someplace that might be able to do some land record look-ups for me?
Or in any other way, help me find some record in Clark Couty of this man?
posted by Kathleen Klobas on Saturday, October
Looking for descendants or info on Barnaby/Barney/Barnum REYNOLDS, b Ireland,
1790, emigrated with parents to Boston, then to Clark Co. prior to 1824
alone or with family. He married Martha MATHES/MATHEWS of KY in 1824 in
New Washington, Clark Co. Children: Elizabeth, 1825, poss m Franklin GILBERT,
1843; William,(1827-1904) m ?; Margaret, (1828-bef 1869), m William MCDONALD,
1849; Robert (1831-?); John (1833-?); Moira, (1836-1922) m John GRIFFITH,
1866; James F. (1839-1922) m Mary Ann YOUNG, 1865; Sarah Ellen, (1842-1902)m
Willard WINSLOW, 1864. All children reportedly born in New Washington,
Clark Co., but family moved to Iowa before 1850.
DOWNES posted by Lawrence
W. Downes on Monday, October 6, 1997
I am looking for any information on the DOWNES family that was in Clark
Co. in the 1840s I would like to find the family that included Lewis Morton
DOWNES and son BENONI.
posted by Pat O'Dell on Monday, October 6,
Adam STUTESMAN born 1798 in Ky married in 1819 in Clark co, In to (Nancy)
Anna MOBLEY. They had the following children: Julia born 1819 died 1901,
Eliza Jane "Lide" born 1825, married 1855 John Long, died 1901, John A.
born 1826, died 1907, married Harriet TURNER, Adam F. born 1830, died 1912,
married Martha Jane ANDERSON in 1853 in Decatur co, In, Jessie born 1834,
died 1909, Permelia or Harriet born 1836, married Josiah WHEELER. The mother
had died prior to 1850 and most of these children have not been found on
the 1850 census in Indiana. Where were they? In 1863, Adam married a young
woman named Elizabeth HALFHILL and they had William 1863, Amelia 1866,
Marietta 1868, George 1870, Ella 1878 before he died in May 1880. Where
ever happened to Elizabeth or these kids? One of these kids was later living
with a BOTTORFF family. Adam and Harriet are in the William Covert home
on the 1850 census and son John was living with Samuel and Elizabeth WORK.
Other kids not found.
SHEFFER posted by Mary
Strait on Tuesday, October 7, 1997
I am searching for the parents of george L. SHEFFER(SHAVER)who was married
to Elizabeth DANIEL April 27, 1823 in Clark Co., IN or any clue as to where
they were from. Thank you. (email@example.com)
posted by Shelly Dehn on Thursday, October
DIXON, COPPLE - Seeking information on the Dixon and Copple families in
Clark Co. Two Dixon brothers, James and Raphael, married two Copple cousins,
Susan and Lucinda. James and Susan were married 4/5/1824 and Raphael and
Lucinda were married 4/24/1830. The Dixon brothers' father, Thomas, may
have also lived in the area along with other siblings (possibly Lewis).
James and Raphael had move on the Illinois by 1840.
posted by LeAnna S. Biles on Sunday, October
Looking for information on the GAMER and ERRINGER families of Clark Co.,
Indiana. Theodore Frelingheysen ERRINGER married Ella Howk GAMER there
SMITH posted by Gene
Whitley on Monday, October 13, 1997
I am attempting to find information about William Riley BERRY b. 10 Dec
1835 near Lexington, Clark Co., Indiana. He married Emily Jane SMITH ca.
1855. I am interested in the names of his siblings and his parents. I have
recently been given reason to believe that a Clarissa BERRY who married
a Charles MEEKS was his sister. Any information would be appreciated. I
would be happy to share all of my information as to descendants. Thank
JOHNSON posted by lucy
magers on Monday, October 13, 1997
JOHNSON: Seeking parents of John Wesley JOHNSON, born July 6, 1826 in Charlestown,
Clark, IN. He married Mary Ann ? Date and place unknown. They had four
children: Silas, Nicholas, Laura and Elizabeth. Laura and Elizabeth were
born in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa.
BURKHART posted by John
Burkhart on Tuesday, October 14, 1997
I am looking for info on Fred (maybe John) BURKHART who left Clark co about
1855 to go to Sullivan co, IN. His son, James Marion BURKHART was born
1n 1845 in Clark co. James had two sisters also. This has been a deadend
posted by Mary Taylor on Friday, October 17,
DAUGHERTY/STICKLER -- I am searching for info on Moses DAUGHERTY and Sarah
Ann STICKLER. They were married in either Clark Co. or Orange Co., Indiana
on June 9, 1838. They appear on the 1851 Census in Floyd Co. Any info would
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