Posted Queries for September thru October 1997


DAVIS, HARRIS, 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.
BUCHANAN, COLE, CRAWFORD, HARRIS, MELOY, MONTGOMERY, PHILLIPS, SMITH posted by Maxine Bickham on Friday, September 19, 1997

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.
MAGNUS, STEPP posted by Ed Phelps on Sunday, September 21, 1997

If anyone has info on the STEPP, MAGNUS families please contact me.
ANDERSON, COLLINS, 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
COLVIN, NICKLES, 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.
BUEHLER, ROSENBAUM, VISSING posted by Karen Vissing Jacobi on Sunday, September 28, 1997

I am looking for information for families in Jeffersonville with the surnames of VISSING,ROSENBAUM,BUEHLER.
CHANDLER, WOODYARD posted by Marjorie Greer on Thursday, October 2, 1997

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.
MCCLINTICK, THOMPSON 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? Carl
GILBERT, GRIFFITH, MATHES, MATHEWS, MCDONALD, REYNOLDS, WINSLOW, YOUNG posted by Kathleen Klobas on Saturday, October 4, 1997

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.

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.
DANIEL, SHAVER, 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. (
COPPLE, DIXON posted by Shelly Dehn on Thursday, October 9, 1997

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.
ERRINGER, GAMER posted by LeAnna S. Biles on Sunday, October 12, 1997

Looking for information on the GAMER and ERRINGER families of Clark Co., Indiana. Theodore Frelingheysen ERRINGER married Ella Howk GAMER there in 1865.
BERRY, MEEKS, 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 you.
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 for me.
DAUGHERTY, STICKLER posted by Mary Taylor on Friday, October 17, 1997

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 be appreciated.

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