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Archived Queries - Jan 1997 through Jun 1997

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Michele Brooks
I am interested in the EDWARDS families of early Daviess Co. There seems to have been a great deal of exchange with the family of my Alexander ROBINSON. Elizabeth EDWARDS COCHRAN husband testified as to his death. Henry EDWARDS became the guardian of his childre. Elizabeth EDWARDS, wife o James Potts assisted as a midwife at the birth of one of his children.
What is the connection?
Would like to correpsond with others researching early Daviess Co. Edwards.

Teresa Sigler Collingwood
I am looking for John and July A Sigler burial and birth and death dates. John was born 1842 in Perry County Indiana. He died and is burried in Daivess County. Some of my family members says the cemetery name is Lick Skillet, but I haven't found it on the map or listed anywhere else. July A Sigler I dont have any idea when she was born, but she died 1912 in Daivess County and is burried at the same cemetery John is. If anyone could do a lookup on the death or cemetery records I should would appreciate the help.

Elmer Compton
John N. CHESTNUT m. Mary WILSON 26 Feb. 1857 Daviess Co. Martin Co. death records: Mary M. CHESTNUT , b. 15 June 1839; parents: John WILSON & Eliza HAMMERSLEY. John WILSON m. Louisa HAMMERSLEY 7 May 1838. John WILSON m. Dolly Cross 17 July 1840. 1850 Census shows Mary M. WILSON living in the home of John & Dolly WILSON. Can anyone help me with this family?

John Clement
GILLY/BOYD/BARBER. Who are the ancestors of Alford (Alfred) GILLEY and Laura BOYD. They were man and wife, married 9 August 1885, Daviess County, Indiana. The had daughters Nancy Ann, b. 20 March 1902 and Clara Emaline, b. 2 Aug 1908. Nancy Ann GILLEY married Raymond Delbert BARBER, 26 Oct 1920, Daviess County.

John Clement
HORRALL/STONE/BARBER. Who are the ancestors of William HORRALL and Elizabeth STONE. They lived in Veal Township, Daviess County, Indiana. They had daughter Ellen HORRALL, born about 1830. Ellen married Samuel BARBER of Daviess County, about 1848.

John Clement
Who were the ancestors of William McKNIGHT and Mary Matilda HORRALL. Man and wife, they were living in Veale Township, Daviess County, Indiana in 1870. They had daughters Oletha, b. 1854, Louisa (Sarah L) and Willamina (Mina), b. 9 Mar 1863. Willamina married Hiram BARBER, 23 Mar 1881, Daviess County.

Kristen Wind
kent j. olsen 13 july 1997
i am seeking information on anthony johnson and his wife rosanna. he died 6 oct 1847 washington, daviess, indiana. i seek his birth place, father's and mother's name and their marriage information. rosanna died 11 oct 1844 washington, daviess, indiana. i seek her last name, parents names. any help would be appreciated. children include: (parcial list only) lucy b s johnson(married jesse darius marmaduke), hyrum m johnson...

Mike Milam Sun Jun 8 08:42:43 1997
Seeking MILAM CASE HOGUE CRAFTON family information. William MILAM came with his Father, George MILAM to Greene Co. Indiana in 1821. He helped build some roads in the county. He married the lovely Elizabeth CASE who is the daughter of Abraham CASE and Sarah HOGUE the daughter of Zebulon HOGUE. William Milam wrote, "I, William MILAM son of George MILAM, son of William MILAM, my mother's name was Jane CRAFTON, daughter of Anthony CRAFTON [and Mary _?_], was born in Spencer Co Kentucky March 18 1799." George MILAM m Jane CRAFTON 18 Nov 1795 in Charlotte Co VA. William MILAM and his wife Margaret _?_ are probably George MILAM's parents. Tony and Bill both fought in the Revolutionary War. Bill died 1777-8 and was in the 4th VA Regiment. Tony pension #S16351 was born 1747 in King William VA the son of James and Karrrenhapprich CRAFTON. Seeking Green County family info on these great people. Siblings of William Milam and Elizabeth Case and Liz's pedigree.

Stephen E. Tuttle Thu Jun 12 23:50:39 1997
BELCHER - Looking for descendants of or any information about the family of Jesse and Sarah (KELLEMS) BELCHER, who were married on August 12, 1819 in Crawford Co, IN. They had the following children: 1. Manerva BELCHER m: Markham HOLLEN 1853 in Orange Co, IN 2. Lucretia BELCHER m: John KING 1847 in Crawford Co, IN 3. Nancy BELCHER m: William MATTINGLEY 1849 in Crawford Co, IN 4. Martin BELCHER m: Lucinda ??? Abt 1857 in Daviess Co, IN 5. Enoch BELCHER 6. John BELCHER m: Susanna ??? in Daviess(?) Co, IN 7. James F. BELCHER m(1) Mary E. GREGORY 1873 in Crawford Co, IN m(2) Johanna CONKLIN 1881 in Crawford Co, IN m(3) Hannah Jane GREGORY 1898 in Crawford Co, IN 8. George W. BELCHER m: Sarah ??? Abt 1872 in Daviess Co, IN 9. William H. BELCHER m: Mary J. MCCOY in Daviess(?) Co, IN This family moved from SW Orange Co to Daviess Co between 1870 and 1880. They were listed on the 1880 census for Daviess Co. Jess was born Abt 1798 in eastern TN to John and Martha (JOHNSTON) BELCHER and Sarah was born Abt 1802 in VA. Her parents have not been proven, yet.

Stephen E. Tuttle Thu Jun 12 23:51:30 1997
BELCHER - Looking for descendants of or any information about the family of Jesse and Sarah (KELLEMS) BELCHER, who were married on August 12, 1819 in Crawford Co, IN. They had the following children: 1. Manerva BELCHER m: Markham HOLLEN 1853 in Orange Co, IN 2. Lucretia BELCHER m: John KING 1847 in Crawford Co, IN 3. Nancy BELCHER m: William MATTINGLEY 1849 in Crawford Co, IN 4. Martin BELCHER m: Lucinda ??? Abt 1857 in Daviess Co, IN 5. Enoch BELCHER 6. John BELCHER m: Susanna ??? in Daviess(?) Co, IN 7. James F. BELCHER m(1) Mary E. GREGORY 1873 in Crawford Co, IN m(2) Johanna CONKLIN 1881 in Crawford Co, IN m(3) Hannah Jane GREGORY 1898 in Crawford Co, IN 8. George W. BELCHER m: Sarah ??? Abt 1872 in Daviess Co, IN 9. William H. BELCHER m: Mary J. MCCOY in Daviess(?) Co, IN This family moved from SW Orange Co to Daviess Co between 1870 and 1880. They were listed on the 1880 census for Daviess Co. Jess was born Abt 1798 in eastern TN to John and Martha (JOHNSTON) BELCHER and Sarah was born Abt 1802 in VA. Her parents have not been proven, yet.

Richard Doan Sat Jun 14 00:11:36 1997
Attention: JIM HASTINGS!!!!! I have a copy of the Family History of the JAMES GARTEN line of the ELIJAH GARTEN family. It is about 70 loose leaf pages. I recently obtained it while helping a cousin in NY search the DOANE, DOAN, DONE line in Daviess Co. Contact me if this is new information to you. hiram@blueriver.net

Jim Marshall Sat Jun 14 11:43:38 1997
Seek ancestors & descendents of ESME P. MARSHALL who married SARAH SINKS in Daviess County in 1825. Based upon "ESME", he was likely from Worcester Co., MD., where his possible ancestral surnames are PURNELL, WAILES, and BRITTINGHAM.

Fredrick W. Boling Sat Jun 14 15:23:23 1997
I am researching my ggf, Redding BOLING, who was born 3 January 1831. Our family tradition is that he was born in Washington County, Indiana; however, I have been unable to locate any information in Washington County about him. Now, I'm wondering whether he may have been born in Washington, Daviess County instead of in Washington County. I still haven't discovered for certain who his father and mother were, but most likely John BOLING and Tabitha REDING/REDDING are his parents. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Fredrick W. Boling.

Kelly Roberson Sun Jun 15 16:53:57 1997
I'm looking for any information on Charles Ashley Bannon Born in Danville In Sept 1 1897 died Jan 1977 buried at Oak Grove Cemetary in Washington In. Married to Labanna Bowers also buried at Oak Grove Cemetary. She had 2 sisters Hazel and Dorothy and 3 brothers Til, Monon, and Clifford. Would like help finding

Beckie Matyas Fri Jul 4 19:52:46 1997
CLAYTON, Nellie Bly b. 22 Jan 1879, Cumback, Daviess, IN. Nellie Clayron's father was Daniel CLAYTON, b 16 May 1824, Daviess, IN m. Nancy A. Bratton, b 18 Feb 1839 in Daviess, IN. They were married on 20 Mar 1858 in Washington, Daviess, IN. Looking for Daniel Clayton's parents and Nancy Bratton's mother. Her father was John Logan Bratton. I have some Bible records and Civil War records verifying their time in Daviess County, Indiana.

Terri McDonald Hauk Sat Jul 5 01:19:04 1997
Seeking information on YEAGER/YAGER family in Washington, Daviess Co., IN. George and Amanda YAGER are first found in the 1870 Daviess Co. census along with children Nancy, Thomas, George, Nicholas, Joseph, and Fannie. My g-grandmother Nellie YEAGER Jordan, also a daughter of George and Amanda, was born 28 April 1878, in Washington, IN, died 1955 in Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IN, buried at Oakhill Cemetery with husband William Arthur Jordan.

Barbara A. Smythe Sat Jul 5 14:25:03 1997
LONG, Looking for information on the family of John K. LONG, b in Tn abt 1797 moved to Daviess IN in the 1820's had children Mary A. John K, Bennet, Florence, Tabitha, Elizabeth, Louisa, George H. and Julia.They were in Daviess in 1850 census. Any information would be appreciated.

Robert W. Ogg Sat May 17 10:09:21 1997
STRINGER, Esek H., b.1820; WISE, John, b.abt1798; JOHNSON, Edward H., b.1810 and MURPHY, Nancy, b.abt1815. All these ancestors of mine lived in Daviess County. I would like to exchange information about these people with anyone else who may be related to them.

Deena Cross Sun May 18 12:37:07 1997
I am interested in the Burris families in Reeve Twp., Daviess Co Indiana. I am descended from James Burris b. 1796 Fleming Co Ky m. 1828 Martha Jane Hutchinson b. 1809 Ky d. ca. 1851 Daviess Co. Indiana Children: Harriett, Eliza Ann, Evaline, Alexander, Seth Curtis, Martha Jane, William Henry, Alfred, Lloyd Milton, and James Pryor

Deena Cross Sun May 18 12:49:47 1997
Interested in Perkins families in Barr Twp. Daviess Co Indiana. I am descended from John Perkins b. 22 Aug 1790 Bourbon Co Ky d. 30 July 1872 m. Eleanor Jones b. 26 Oct 1795 Bourbon Co Ky d. 22 Aug 1871 Both buried in Perkins family graveyard. There children: Mary Perkins m. Wayne Alford, Asberry m. Margaret, Joanna m. Alexander McCall, Roseberry m. Martha Buzan and Perlina Hannah, Lavina m. John A. Wilson, Abraham C. m. Rebecca Burris, John W. m. Catherine Dickerson, Emily m. Andrew Goffe/Cott, Druzilla Ellen m. George A. Buzan, Lucy Ann m. Thomas Jefferson Alford, and Catherine M.

Paul F.Allen Tue May 20 08:41:22 1997
Seeking inf on my g-grandfather BRAMBLE, JAMES HENRY b. Daviess cty. ca. 1851 married WILSON, JULIA b. Daviess cty. ca. 1853. Second request re: ALLEN, JOSEPH MORTON b. Jefferson Cty., IN ca. 1864 and died in Washington, IN Daviess Cty ca. 1908. He married Eva May Pickett b. ca. 1868 in Jennings Cty., IN. They were married in Washington, IN circa 1887. THANKS !!!

Beverly Sullivan Thu May 22 08:03:40 1997
I need the father of OLLIE PEARL GROW. I have been told that she was named for her father: Oliver Grow. Some family members have him as William Oliver and as Stephen Oliver Grow. His wife was Mary Jane Banta. I have reason to think Oliver and Mary Jane did not live together. Ollie Pearl was born 5 Sept. 1880 and died 24 Aug. 1980, in Vicksburg, Miss. I have info on the Banta family but need help on the Grow side. Thanks for any help.

Deb Milam Thu May 29 21:51:24 1997
Sarah HOGUE and Abraham CASE married 14 Dec 1811 in Knox County Indiana. Children: Francis Cunningham b 17 June 1813; Elizabeth b 20 Feb 1815; Nancy born circa 1817 Daviess Co; Sarah b circa 1820 Whiteriver, Daviess Co. Francis married Mary Ann CONLEY circa 1830. Elizabeth married William MILAM circa 1830 Greene Co. Zebulon HOGUE, Abraham CASE and William MILAM are mentioned in Jack Baber's book Early History Greene County Indiana and Greene and Sullivan Co Indiana History. Thank you for any info or corrections you can provide. Mike Milam milam@earthlink.net

Tori Meunier Sat May 31 09:36:11 1997
I am searching for any information on Ida Mae GUY from Daviess County. She married Ollie Dalby.

Richard Doan Sat May 31 11:00:33 1997
I am helping a cousin in NY look for John Done (Doan, Doane) of Daviess Co. He was b. 1812, KY. Married Harriet PERKINS in Daviess Co. on 22 August 1840. Not in 1840 Daviess Co. Census. They are listed in 1840 on. He died 19 April 1899, age 87, a Veteran. Harreit died 28 July 1879, age 57 yr, 4 m, 5 days. They are buried in the Antioch Cemetery of Barr Twp., Daviess Co. More info of their children is available. Any help in locating their ancestors is needed. Trying to connect John to the Deacon John Done (Doane) family of Plymouth & Eastham, Mass. ATTENTION: Deena Cross

gerald bruner Sat May 31 11:21:01 1997
I am searching for Edward Bruner, a native of Germany, who settled in Daviess Co. about 186o. He married Susan Simpson. A son, William Henry and a daughter, Malinda Kelsey, both lived in Van Buren Township, near Raglesville and Odon. William Henry married Margaret Riggins, both of whom are buried in the Kilgore Cemetery.Any info. on Edward & Susan Bruner, my great grand parents, would be appreciated.

Jim Hastings Sun Jun 1 14:56:40 1997
I am looking for information on the following pioneers: (1) Abner Smiley, who came to Daviess County from Ohio; (2) Thomas Charles Danks, who came to Daviess County from Wales; (3) Howell Hastings, who came to Daviess County from North Carolina; and (4) James Garten who came to Oden, Indiana, as a early pioneer.

Kim Burkhart Thu Apr 17 18:32:59 1997
AMBAKER---HOOVER---HUNTER--Searching for information on these families. Frederick Ambaker came to Greene Co. from Pennsylvania in 1858. He married Emeline Neff on 7-20-1859. They lived in the Bloomfield area.He died 2-25-1897. Also, Eliza Ambaker (Fredericks daughter) born 4-20-1860. Also Alice Ellen (Hunter) Hoover. Born to George W. and Mary (Hall) Hunter on 4-10-1867. Brothers were Asbury (Lyons),& Charles (Bloomfield). Any info on these families would really help. Thanks!

Lynne Yeager Sat Apr 19 20:29:18 1997
CHATTIN. Dora Alice CHATTIN born abt 1898 in Daviess Co, to Thomas and Dora Alice RAY CHATTIN. Looking for any CHATTINs related, that orginally came from Pittsylvania Co VA, to find missing branches on my family tree

Donald Colbert Mon Apr 21 08:45:02 1997
I'm looking for information on Jesse Colbert of Mason County Kentucky around 1810. He later moved to Champagin County Ohio around 1815. He died in Ohio.

Karen Lacey Thu Apr 24 17:44:37 1997
Caroline WELLS- I am looking for any information regarding Caroline Wells. She was b. 4/20/1847 in Greene Co. She married James Dugger on 9/19/1872.

Kathy Whitt Sat Apr 26 15:03:19 1997
I am searching for the Pate family that lived in Odan IN around the late 1800's. They are the family of my grandfather Bayrel R. Pate born on April 7, 1887 in Odan IN. His mother later passed away in Hamilton County OH sometime in 1926. I do not know her name or the name or where abouts of his father.

Walter Palmer Sat Apr 26 18:34:27 1997
I am looking for a Richard Palmer who died in Knox/Daviess County in the 1840s. Thanks. Possibly had a son named Lucien and about five or six other kids. Any clues welcome.

BILL WILLIAMS Sun Apr 27 16:24:11 1997
I am seeking info. about my gg grandfather SOLOMON WILLIAMS, and his wife HANNAH WILLIAMS. SOLOMON WILLIAMS was the Co. Recorder in Daviess Co. In. in 1880. CHARLES and HANNAH had several children including Adolphus, Admara, Clarence Lee, Eugene and CHARLES GRANT WILLIAMS who married LEANA HOLLINGSWORTH who died in the 1880's. He then married ELLA JANE ARFORD. In 1893 CHARLES and ELLA JANE along with some other families from DAVIESS Co. moved to DOUGLAS CO. Mo. where they lived out their lives. I know that one of the families who went to Mo. with them was CHARLES' brother- in-law and sister, JOSHUA PALMER and ADMARA PALMER. The other family was named Peachey. SOLOMON and HANNAH WILLIAMS are buried in OAK GROVE cemetery in Washington, In. I do not know their birth or death dates. An info. would be very much appreciated.

Pat Harmon Sun Apr 27 20:33:39 1997
George Washington Harmon(Harman) b 1821, Indiana, married Martha Thornton, b 1825, Indiana. Four children born Washington IN. Thomas b 1844, William W. b 1846, Mary b 1848 and Nimrod, b 1850 apparently then moved to Paris, Edgar Co. ILL. Believe George and Mary were married about 1843, IN. Seeking any information on this family or their parents.

Bart Johnson Wed Apr 30 07:42:00 1997
I am Researching information on the 49th Indiana, a Civil War unit that was originally recruited from Sounthern Indiana. If any one has any Iformation on the 49th, or any of it's original members, please contact me. Second Request- I am looking for information on a JNG (Christopher) Gates, Co. K, 49th Indiana. My information has him Recruited out of Plainville. I know he died and is buried in Bloomington, In, but know little or nothing else. His Marker names him JNG Gates, but my Roster for the 49th has him as Christopher! Any Help on these would be appreciated!

James E. Stafford Thu May 1 09:28:19 1997
Looking for Watis E. Stafford or antecedents.

Betty Jean Cobb Sat Apr 26/ 1997
I am searching for information on the ALLENs who where in Daviess Co., IN between mid to late 1830's and mid 1850's, near the tri-county area of Greene, Martin and Daviess county. My great grandfather was Floyd "Jackson" ALLEN, b: 1816 TN, m: 1837 in Rush Co., IN by Drury HOLT, to Margaret Elizabeth RUMBLEY. I am at a dead end on the ALLEN's. I would like to determine who Jackson's parents were, also where in TN this ALLEN family was from. Does anyone know if there was a connection between Andrew ALLEN, who married Mary Ann (Polly) RUMBLEY, 1836 in Rush Co., IN and lived just across the county line in Greene Co., and Jackson ALLEN. The townships that they lived in joined. I know that Jackson ALLEN and Andrew ALLEN married sisters as they were named in a probate record as heirs of James RUMBLEY who died in Rush Co., IN. Jackson Allen had a brother, William ALLEN who married Rachel TRAMMELL and had came from TN to Livingston Co., MO. Other possible siblings, who also lived in the same area in IN, were Rebecca ALLEN b: in VA and married a LEDGERWOOD; James ALLEN, b: TN, who went to Kansas in the mid 50's, and lived near Jackson ALLEN's son, Samuel ALLEN, who had also gone to Kansas; John ALLEN, b: TN, who went to Wright Co., MO in the mid 1850's (James ALLEN, a son of Jackson ALLEN, also spent time in Wright Co., MO). Jackson and M. Elizabeth ALLEN had sons, Samuel; James; Andrew; Hiram; George W. and William Rilea and daughters, Mary Ann(Polly); Rebecca Jane; Julia Ann; Nancy Katherine; Isabelle; and Emmarine (Emma) who was my grandmother. I would appreciate any information and would be glad to exchange information.

Dionne Fancher Sat Apr 5 14:21:43 1997
Looking for information on William Thomas STURGEON married to Una Mae KELLY. He died in early 80's a B&O retiree, in Washington, IN. He resided at 901 W. South Street most of his life. Need birth and death and marriage dates and parents or siblings of both Wm. and wife Una STURGEON. Una Mae STURGEON's parents: John KELLY and Sarah Elizabeth DAVIS.

Karmen Hatchett Sat Apr 5 19:04:39 1997
Need to know if these two marriages took place in Davies Co. George Richard MORGAN to Hester RUSSELL 20 Sep 1863 Lydia MORGAN to Jseph LAUGHMILLER 27 Mar 1870

Vic Fox Wed Apr 9 11:28:48 1997
Looking for info on the Phipps and Fulfer surnames. I know that my GGgrandfather James Phipps and Ruth Fulfer where married Daviess co. on 24 Aug. 1841. Also looking for links to the Coffer surname.

Michele Brooks Thu Apr 10 00:06:49 1997
I have been looking for the parents of Alexander ROBERTSON/ROBINSON/ROBERSON/ROBISON for 25 years!!!! He was born 29 Dec 1830 and died 5 Dec 1861 in ST. Louis (Civil WAr). He maried Martha Jane GOLD...dau of John GOLD on 16 Mar 1851 in Martin Co. INdiana The family resided in Daviess Co. (1860 census) Martha died in 1863 orphaning the children. They had five children but only two survived to adulthood...John William ROBINSON b. 3 Nov 1858 and Harriett A ROBINSON b. 17 Oct 1861 both in DAviess Co. I descend from John. Please email JCBrooks@aol.com if you can help :-)

Robert Mathewson Fri Apr 11 18:04:30 1997
Attempting to locate information on Thomas Jefferson Mathewson, born 1845, who lived in Elnora, Daviess County,Indiana, and was born 15 Dec 1945. Died 6 Jan 1921. Place of birth is unknown. He served as a law enforcement officer (sheriff, town marshall, constable, or other) in Daviess Country around the turn of the century.

Tom Ketchem Sun Apr 13 10:25:16 1997
I have research on Ketchem history from 1756.I would like any knowledge on Ketchem links. Especially looking for any information on Jacob and Sarah Ketchem,believed born late 1820's to 1840's. I believe Sarah was born Sarah E.Manning,Jacob was born the son of Silas Ketchem & Mary (Courtney)in Elmore Township.I have little knowledge on them.I have the cemetery books from this area and have searched the areas but can't find anything on them.Would like to find their graves.I have information on the Ketchem cemetery if anyone is interested.

Adrienne Novick Mon Apr 14 18:40:53 1997
MCDONALD, JOHN Searching for information on John McDonald, early landowner Davies Co. IN. John McDonald b. 1770, d. 1838 bu. Upper Indiana Cem, Knox Co. IN. married Lettia Palmer 1773-1838 in Union Co. SC. Moved to IN 1805. Laid out town of Maysville, Davies Co. 1835. Share info on children.

Bob Gootee Tue Apr 15 06:46:37 1997
Would like any information on the surname GOOTEE. Family reported to be in Daviess Co as early as 1812. I am creating a database for all know Gootees.

Michele Brooks Thu Apr 17 00:13:46 1997
Isaac HARRIS b. 1775 m. Margaret ALLEN b. 1790 in Martin Co.....this was a third marriage for her and no doubt for him as well. I am interested in learning about his children..... Isaac is buried in Old Union with Margaret....he helped lay out the town of Alfordsville. Would like to correpsond with others working on HARRIS or ALLEN surnames.

Scott Sullivan Mon Mar 24 19:02:37 1997
Looking for Patrick sullivan and Johanna Murphy married Davis Co. Ind. Nov. 1850. Also looking for Jeremiah Sullivan, brother of Patrick. Jeremiah was born about 1838 Ireland.

Kerry V. Armstrong Tue Mar 25 06:29:37 1997
Looking for information on LAUGHLIN lines in Madison Township, Daviess County. Descendants of John Osmon Monroe Laughlin (1815-1895) and Elizabeth Nichleson (Geiger)Laughlin (1814-1895). Parents of George Dunn, Sarah Tabitha, Matilda Ellan, John Duncan, Joseph Dunn, Maranda Caroline, Ulysses Gillis, Ruphus Jaspar, Minerva Emerine and Osmyn Alonzo. This LAUGHLIN family also has Martin and Lawrence County, Indiana links.

Charles Dawson Fri Mar 28 08:31:27 1997
Searching for information on Alvin B. DAYTON, b.Washington, IN (or possibly elsewhere in Daviess County) October 20, 1884. Parents were Arniecie(sp?)and William DAYTON. Any information would be appreciated.

Paul G. Hayes Fri Mar 28 14:07:07 1997
I am looking for information regarding Basil Williams, veteran of the War of 1812, who farmed or lived near or in Washington in the 1840s, and died in that decade. He was my great great grandfather, said to have had 17 children, of which my great grandfather, Joseph Williams was the youngest. Basil's wife was either Sarah or Nancy.

Sandi Johnston Mon Mar 31 14:04:57 1997
GILLEY, BARR, WEBBER, MCCLELLAND, and ALLEN. Researching all of these names in Daviess County, IN specifically James, Alford (or Alfred), and Cecilia Margaret "Cisley" GILLEY, Cecilia "Cisley" BARR, Thomas J., Solomon and Stancil WEBBER, Louisa MCCLELLAND and Margaret M. ALLEN. My branches of all these families (three generations) lived in Daviess County from between 1810 and 1820 to the 1890's. Would love to trade info with any researchers interested in these families.

Chris Elswick Mon Mar 31 20:21:49 1997
I am looking for an possible obituary or burial sight for one CHARITY ELSWICK who was in the 1850 Census of Davies County in Madison Twp. At the time of the census, she was 87 years old. Any information on this individual would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Paul B. Phelps Wed Apr 2 14:19:59 1997
MORGAN -- Seeking information on the four men named MORGAN who were enumerated in the 1830 Census of Daviess Co. IN: George MORGAN (p. 371) Jesse MORGAN (p. 377) Jonathan MORGAN (p. 379) Moses MORGAN (p. 380) I would appreciate hearing from researchers who know these families or have access to Census sheets that would describe their households. I would also be interested in which of them was already in Daviess Co. in 1820. I'm trying to locate kinsmen for a Joseph MORGAN who appears in the 1830 and 1840 Census for neighboring Pike Co. IN, but was not present there in 1820. Thanks in advance for any information or leads.

Dwayne Crandall Wed Apr 2 09:06:29 1997
CLARY, Isaac O. son of David was born in Daviess County, 1824. This family headed west, first to Illinois, Crawford & Clinton Counties. David gave Ohio as his birth state; however, he may have been born in what later became KY. His birth year may have been either 1789/90 or perhaps 1795. Looking for CLARY connections anywhere. See web page at: http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/1949.

Jill O'Neall Ching Thu Apr 3 11:05:08 1997
Desperately seeking all O'NEALL researchers in Daviess Co.

Keith Anderson Sun Feb 23 20:30:37 1997
Looking for information on parents of or spouse of Reason ELMORE. Came to Davies county probably around 1820. Eventually moved to Bells, TX.

James D. VanDerMark Fri Feb 28 17:57:27 1997
I am seeking information about the HESTER and WELSH families. William and Mary Hester were from TN and moved to Daviess county prior to 1860. Three of their children were married there: Sarah Jane Hester married William Welsh, WIlliam B Hester married Sarah M FROST, and Mary C Hester married Daniel F. MCARTHUR. William Welsh had two sisters who also married in Daviess county: Sarah Welsh married John SMELSER and Susan Welsh married Henry SCHOOLY. Any information would be appreciated.

clyde wilson Fri Feb 28 19:39:19 1997
Gregory: Searching for information on George Gregory b abt 1802 So. Carolina, d 1862, Harrison Twnship., Daviess, IN. m Elizabeth Gregory b abt 1810 So. Carolina, d Harrison Twnship, Daviess, IN Need Georges father, mother, info. etc. Children: Elizabeth b abt 1833, Levi b abt 1834, Benjamine b abt 1836, Letty b abt 1838, John b abt 1840, Johnathan b 1843/44, d 1924 Campbell, Dunklin, MO., Eliza b abt 1844, Adline b abt 1845, Robert b abt 1845. Would like any information on or related to family and will exchange information.

Dale Padgett Sun Mar 2 06:27:29 1997
I am looking for information about George and Emma Padgett and their family form Daviess county Indiana. They lived around the Odon area during the late 1800's.

Betty Carter Tue Mar 4 11:24:50 1997
Daviess Co., IN 4 Mar. 1997 William Thomas BEASLEY b. Feb. 1869 and wife Clara M. b. Apr. 1875 were shown in the 1900 and 1920 censuses living in Daviess Co., IN. I am seeking any information about this BEASLEY family.

Mary Hoger Tue Feb 11 18:56:59 1997
I am seeking info. on my grandparents,George Washington Smith and Doris Mae Horrall. They lived in Davis County from 1912 until 1964.I am also researching the surnames of Booker and Lytton,any info. would be appreciated.I am interested in finding the birth place of George Washington Smith,his mother may have been Native American.Thank you,Mary Hoger.

doug powers Fri Feb 14 14:11:53 1997
Please help! Requesting info on the SWALLOWS/SWALLERS family of Daviess County, Indiana. My g-g-grandfather Isaac SWALLOWS is on the 1860 census for Daviess County, Washington Township. He is listed in the household of Elias FIELDS, who may have been his brother-in-law. Isaac first married Sarah FRANKLIN in 1860. He possibly had brother John and sister Priscilla. Isaac then married Mary Belle ORRENDER. Might have had nephew D. Riley SWALLOWS. Isaac and family later moved to Stoddard County, MO in 1880's where he died soon after. Any info will be GREATLY appreciated.

SCOTT THOMASSON Fri Feb 14 16:06:19 1997

J.Camden Fri Jan 31 19:30:35 1997
Riggibns/Flinn, My ggrandfather married Sarah J. Flinn in Nov 20, 1893. His name was James O.Riggins. If you can please help in acquiring a copy of William M.Flinn's will in this genealogy search. If possible can you also advise on who was James Oliver Riggins father was or were he came from? They moved to Greene Co., In. James & Sarah later divorced, she married twice again. PS: When is "giants in the cornfield" the bookj about the 27th Indiana civil War regiment from Daviess Co. coming into print?

Jane Gootee Nelson Sat Feb 1 12:33:07 1997
Mary Walsh Hacket married James Flanigan, who was born in Ireland, and lived in Corning, Daviess Co., Indiana until their respective deaths. They are buried in the Corning Church (St. Patrick's, I think). Mary Walsh Hacket and James Flanigan has at least 1 daughter, Margaret Ann Flanigan, who was born in Corning, In, in 1853. Margaret Ann married Francis Fanning, who was born in 1846 in Corning, In. They had 7 children, one of whom, Estella (Stella) Fanning, born in Corning, In. on March 3, 1892, was my grandmother. Does anyone have any information the Hacket family from the early 1800s?

Jane Gootee Nelson Sat Feb 1 12:34:14 1997
Mary Walsh Hacket married James Flanigan, who was born in Ireland, and lived in Corning, Daviess Co., Indiana until their respective deaths. They are buried in the Corning Church (St. Patrick's, I think). Mary Walsh Hacket and James Flanigan has at least 1 daughter, Margaret Ann Flanigan, who was born in Corning, In, in 1853. Margaret Ann married Francis Fanning, who was born in 1846 in Corning, In. They had 7 children, one of whom, Estella (Stella) Fanning, born in Corning, In. on March 3, 1892, was my grandmother. Does anyone have any information the Hacket family from the early 1800s?

Denise Gray Thu Jan 30 16:26:07 1997
TUCKER, John W. b. 1829 in IN d. Feb.20,1886 Daviess Cty, IN. First wife Emily Jane Richards d.1873 Daviess Cty, son Levi Henry. Second wife Susan Allen (1846-1933) married July 24, 1873 Washington, Daviess Cty, IN. Children: Eva Ellen, Ida May, Fannie, Alvis Weaver, and Daniel Allen. Related surnames: HAMER, ENNIS, BURRIS, JOHNSON, and WILLIAMS

Larry Smith Thu Feb 6 09:03:32 1997
Abner WARD lived in Daviess County 1830 & 1840 census. He had moved to Greene County, IN by 1850, and was then married to Sarah DELLINGER/DILLINGER who was his 2nd wife. Who was his 1st wife? She apparently died about 1847 either in Daviess or Greene County. Your help would be appreciated. Larry Smith, 99141-0267.

Doug Powers Sat Feb 8 14:00:03 1997
Requesting infon on the SWALLOWS family that resided in Gibson County beginning in 1850's. Loring (or Young) J. SWALLOWS and his wife Patsy. Loring was born in Tennessee. I believe that he was an uncle to Isaac SWALLOWS who resided in Daviess County in 1860's. Isaac was born in Tennessee @ 1838. Any info will be appreciated.

Win Wood Sun Feb 9 21:28:34 1997
BROWN FINCANON RIPPETOE I'm looking for information on Charly BROWN born about 1800 in Burke County, NC, resided Owen County, IN and died about 1865 in Daviess County, IN, of smallpox, according to family records. I find his widow, Elizabeth FINCANON living with a daughter in Owen County in 1870. When did he die? Where is he buried? What was his mother's maiden name? RIPPETOE??? Any clues would be appreciated.

Clark Sinclair Fri Mar 14 16:38:41 1997
Researching Dr. Thomas PATTON b 1765 Union or Chester CO SC d 1819 Daviess Co Ind.m 1792 Margaret ROSS b 1775 Laurens CoSc d 1818 Daviess Co Ind.One son Dr William PATTON is found on 1850 census Greene Co Al m Elizabeth STEELE;A son George Ross PATTON d 1885 Freestone Co Tex m 1819 Mary DAVIDSON; a dau Eloisa Jane d 1866 Freestone Co Tex m 1823 Greene Co Al to James MEANS; a son Edwin Leroy PATTON m Louisa (Lucy) SCOTT b ca 1816. The father of Dr PATTON was William d ca 1796 York Co SC m Elizabeth Jane CRAWFORD. Would love to share information with descendants from this line.

J.Camden Sat Mar 15 05:01:33 1997
Lookin for WILLIAM M.FLINN, SARAH FLINN, Wm b 25 Feb,1839 d. 21 Feb 1911 b. Raglesville, In. Need proof Sarah Jane Flinn b. 14 Nov 1873 Daviess Co., IN d. 8 Jun 1924 b. Lyons, In. Greene Co., In. is daughter. She Married my ggrandfather, James O. Riggins Nov. 20, 1893 in Daviess Co., In.Any data on the Flinns, or Riggins would be appreciated.

Kevin Howell Wed Jan 1 08:11:27 1997
Mother's maiden name - Butler. Her parents and siblings lived near Delphi, IN during early part of this century. Moved to S. Bend. Her mother's maiden name was Chesworth. Somewhere in the family tree there is Native American ancestry. The Howell side lived in or near S.Bend in early part of this century. Grandmother maiden name-Milliken. Native American ancestry also on this side.

Ruth Filip Thu Jan 2 16:31:24 1997
Looking for info regarding the marriage of my grgrandfather James T. Lowery and Sarah Carnahan. I have an obituary stating that James and Sarah were married after the death of his first wife but have found no record of the marriage. James died in 1921 so the marriage would have been between 1900 and 1920. He lived in Sullivan County for a while and died while living with Paul Thompson. Any help would be appreciated.

Jon Hunter Fri Jan 3 09:43:39 1997
I am trying to find records on my mother's family in Daviess county. Thank you!!!

John Linn Ragle Fri Jan 3 15:26:38 1997
My gggfather and gggmother Peter and Margaret (Wadsworth) Ragle settled in Daviess County in 1835. Peter had a brother John Ragle (Ragel) and a mother Susannah Ritchey Ragle Parrott Watt. I have not been able to locate their place of last repose, but suspect it is in the Odon area. Any information would be deeply appreciated. ( I am aware of the Ragles buried in the old half of the cemetery at Raglesville and some of the more modern cemeteries north and west of Odon, and have also looked at the records from the Crane area.) Susannah's third husband was James Watt, a schoolteacher.

Betty Swisher Fri Jan 10 15:15:24 1997
TATE Searching for information on my ancestor Edward TATE who sold land in Daviess County, Indiana in 1833. Edward TATE married Sarah McMULLEN. When did he die..where did die and is he buried in Daviess County, Indiana? Unable to find any additional data on ancestor after this date. Any help or suggestion will certainly be appreciated. Thank you!

Pam Mauer Sat Jan 11 18:12:43 1997
GREENE CO QUERY: I am researching Musselman, Tranter, and Quackenbush in particular. My relative Benjamin(Benjman) Musselman was born Mar. 28, 1821 PA and died April 7, 1908 Newberry, Greene co., Indiana April 7, 1908. In 1850 he was in Noble tp., Wabash co., Indiana. He married Elizabeth Dechtmeyer/Teckmier born Jan 29, 1829 PA and died Oct 7 1899. They are buried at Newberry cemetery. Their children were: 1. Mary born 1848 Ind/PA married ?Spillman and Ferguson, 2. Lewis born 1848 Ind/PA, 3. Francis born 1857-1857(bu Nabor's cem. Wabash co.), 4 Susanne born 1857 -1940 Married: ?Waldren Killion, 5. Amos born Nov 22, 1859 Greene co., Ind.-Jan 15, 1943 Newberry, Greene co., Ind. Married: Flora M. Tranter in Daviess co. Ind. She was born 1861-1894. He then married: Imogene Knight. 6. Albert born 1867 Ind., 7. Idia Alice(Ida) born 1871-1901 Married: Crecelius, 8. Flora, 9. Jane, 10. Jane, 11.?, and 12.?. My line continues from Amos Musselman and Flora Tranter. They had John born 1896-1977, Omar E. born 1898-1969. He married Mary Martha Pennington born 1905. Mary celebrated her 90th birthday in Newberry co., Ind-Greene co in 1995 with a big Musselman reunion, Otis Frank born 1883 Newberry, Ind.-1961 TX(He was a Mason) Otis married Nellie Alice Quackenbush born 1883-1959 Ind.Ind. I am interested in any information about the parents of Benjamin Musselman, information about any this Musselman family, Quackenbush, and Tranter. I do know that Benjamin had sisters that married: Hays & Powers. I have more and a great deal on Musselman's.

Patty Underwood Tue Jan 14 16:12:19 1997
YOUNG- Looking for any information on Susana KELSEY and James YOUNG. They had 6 sons and 2 daughters. They moved to Indiana in 1845 from Chester, SC. Some moved from Indiana to Christain County, Il

Lisa Douglas Wed Jan 15 12:56:33 1997
STRICKLAND - WHITE I am looking for information on John Strickland who married Jenny White on April 1, 1841 in Daviess County, Indiana. John's father was Aaron Strickland who died in Gibson County, Indiana. If anyon knows of this family, please e-mail me. Thank You.

Fred Engelking Thu Jan 16 18:15:41 1997
Seeking information on Abraham BUGHER and Nancy HEDRICK, who were married in Daviess County 7 April 1821. Abraham's siblings were Elizabeth, Rachel (m ? Ewing), Dolly (m John Flint), Barbara (m Michael Wiles) and Catherine (m William Bachellor). Daughter Elizabeth b 23 April 1833. Abraham's parents were ? BUGHER and Barbary ?. Barbary died in Daviess County in 1832.

Judy Kendall Sat Jan 18 23:44:08 1997
I am looking for any information I can find about Alonzo E. Woodward, He was born in Georgetown D.C. in 1854 He was a fireman for the city of Vincennes, Indiana at about 1894 thru 1902. His wife was named Elizabeth McGriffen Westfall she sometimes went by the name Lizzie. I would be interested in anything news articles, death cert, birth cert, any info. I am trying to find his father and mother and where they originated from. I am also looking for Elizabeth Westfall's parents their names were Abraham Westfall born Vencennes? Indiana and her Mother Diddema Barekman Born indiana.

Judy Kendall Sat Jan 18 23:59:58 1997
I am looking for any information I can find about my GGrand Father. His name was John Remstedt. He was born in Derby, Perry, Co. Indiana Sep. 10, 1835 he Died April of 1905 in Comptchie, Ca. I am trying to find out who his parents were and where the originated from. I will welcome any information at all. He was married in CA. to Ollive Burris, she was born in Illinois may 10 1851.

Karen Pickett Wed Jan 22 17:31:57 1997
Searching: Joshua Brazzle b. c1806 Ohio and William Brazzle b. c c. 1774 GA both lived in Daviess Co, IN in the 1830's and 1840's and 1850's. Joshua Jr. m.Rachel Gano Joshua, Sr m. Nancy Quillen Rachel's parents Robert and Phoebe (Newland) Gano Anyone researching Brazzles please e-mail me. Thanks

David White Wed Jan 22 22:09:24 1997
BURRIS or BURRESS I am researching the Burress line of Rutherford Township, Martin County, Indiana. My earliest known ancestor was Overton Burress who was born around 1808 in Virginia and died in 1896 in Rutherford Township. His wife was Ellen Barr. Anyone with information on the Burress line or any of the following lines (Stafford, Harris, Chandler, Canary, White and Barr) please send me e-mail.