Delaware County, Indiana

Posted Queries for September 1998

HAILEY, HALEY, HOWELL, WAGNER, WAGONER posted by Milly ALEXANDER on Thursday, September 3, 1998

HOWELL, William N., born ? 1824-1838, ? OH - married to WAGNER or WAGONER, Ann Elizabeth on Sep. 28, 1858, ? Delaware County, In. HOWELL, Sanford I., born ? 1847, Muncie, DELAWARE COUNTY, IN - married HALEY or HAILEY, Esther Alice. Need to know if these two are related and also related to my ggrdf. John HOWELL, his family from Wales, came to U.S. in 1860. All of them later on settle in Nebraska and Colorado.

BURGESS, CLEVENGER, EMMONS, JONES posted by Dorothy L. ANDERSON on Thursday, September 3, 1998

I am looking for information on William Andrew JONES, b.July 13, 1828 in Delaware Co., Ind. He married Eliza Jane BURGESS, b. 1834 in Wells co. Indiana. Their daughter, Elizabeth Jones, b. Aug. 31, 1850 m. Ephriam EMMONS on Sept. 2, 1866. Both of these families moved to Kansas Ephriam Emmons b. 1845. His parents were Eli Emmons and Eliza Jane CLEVENGER Any information on these families greatly appreciated. I will be happy to exchange info. Dottie Andersen

ANTRIM, ANTRUM, BAKER, HEIGHWAY, JOHNSTON posted by Jon BAKER on Thursday, September 3, 1998

I found a Blm land patent for a John D. HEIGHWAY in Deleware County, dated 1837. My anscestor, J.D. Heighway was married to a Sarah ANTRIM ?ANTRUM? from Warren Co. OH. They had at least 6 children; Mary Jane (who married a JOHNSTON), Albert H. Heighway, Emeline E. Heighway (7/10/1838-5/?/1918) (m. William T. BAKER), Francis Marion Heighway, and Benjamin Franklin Heighway. Any info is Appcd.

BARBER, DAVIDS posted by Elsie M. Gibbs on Thursday, September 3, 1998

BARBER (DAVIDS), Marie Does anyone know anything about Marie (DAVIDS) BARBER? She was born in supposedly Marion Co., In. But supposedly died in Delaware Co., Ind. abt. March 20, 1998. She md. Charley Barber in Indpls., Ind., after several months they moved to Washington, D.C., after he retired they moved to Maryland. After he died, he was bur. in the Arlington Nat'l. Cemetery in Arlington, Va. According to Social Security Death Index on the web site: I found a Marie BARBER b. Dec. 3, 1908 & d. Mar. 20, 1998 her SS card was issued in District of Columbia. Her residence was: Muncie (Delaware Co.), Ind. So I assume this is where she then died at. Does anyone have any idea about her? Sure would like to know some definite dates, etc. on her. She is my Grt. Aunt. My Grt. Uncle Charley I have all the dates, etc. on him. So I sure hope someone in Delaware Co., Ind. can help me with some sort of information on her! Please get in touch with me, my e-mail again is: Thanks to anyone who might can help me with some info. on Marie (DAVIDS) BARBER hopefully of Delaware Co., In. Elsie

HILDEBRAND posted by Donald G. HOOPER on Thursday, September 3, 1998

I am looking for a HILDEBRAND in the 1850 IN (Delaware CO) census. My great grandfather Henry Clay Hildebrand was born in IN in 1847. I don't have any information on his parents

BORDER, FORD posted by Jerry KENDALL on Thursday, September 3, 1998

I am trying to find the descendants of George W. FORD and Minerva BORDER Ford in Delaware County. He was born in Ohio in 1847, I do not know when or where she was born. This was his second marriage. The children were Geo. W.b.1863,Noah b. 1867,Ida b.1869, Henry b. 1871, Joshua b. 1873, Garnet Border b. 1875, and Arthur b. 187

KENDAL, SAMSON, SITHENS, UPDIKE, WILLIAMS posted by Brenda Manion on Thursday, September 3, 1998

I am looking for descendants of Jesse SITHENS, who died in Delaware County, IN on March 9, 1844. I believe he had sons namely Jesse b 1828 m Mary Ann___, R.G. b 1830 m Mary A.___, George b 1829 m Caroline_____; and daughters namely Ruth b 1822 m Virgil UPDIKE, Amy b 1824 m Lilburn J. WILLIAMS, and Elizabeth b 1820 Joseph SAMSON. Jesse SITHENS was born in New Jersey but came to Indiana about 1822 with his wife Elizabeth KENDAL, settling first in Wayne County, and in 1828 in Union County. By the 1840 census he was living in Delaware County. Any information about these people will be greatly appreciated.

BEARFOOT, SWEET posted by Jesse K. Moore Jr on Thursday, September 3, 1998

I am looking for an Acka (BEARFOOT) SWEET, who married a GG uncle of mine, Joseph Raymond Sweet. Can anyone help me with an obit. or her possible parentage?!? Acka B. Sweet died in 1943, probably in Muncie. I believe the couple was married in January 1930.

ADSET, SKINNER posted by Richard PARR on Thursday, September 3, 1998

I am interested in establishing the parentage, siblings and children of Nathaniel and Henry SKINNER of Perry County, OH circa 1835. Nathaniel and Henry Skinner obtained the following land patent in Delaware County, IN "2nd Principal Meridian, Section 8, Township 22-N, Range 10-E in Delaware County, IN on 8/1/1837." They sold the land under a Delaware County, IN Deed Book entry: "Nathaniel Skinner; Henry Skinner & Eady Skinner, Henry's wife, to William ADSET, Sale of Land, Delaware County, IN; Deed Book No. 6; Apr 1842 to Apr 1843: page 362. Bracken Library, Ball State University, Muncie, Delaware County, IN." Eady was listed as a resident of Henry County, IN at the closure of the above sale of land Both Henry and Nathaniel were listed as residents of Perry County, OH in the original land patent.

PERRY posted by Duncan Gerritt PERRY on Thursday, September 3, 1998

Looking for birth, marriage or death data for Phineas Edmund PERRY, my great grandfather and his sister Catherine Perry. Both lived on a farm between Parker and Selma during the 1890's and perhaps as late as the 1930's. Thank you!

MCNELLIE, MOORE, POGUE, STUCKEY posted by Jim POGUE on Thursday, September 3, 1998

Looking for any info on these people, all residents of Delaware County. Jesse Sideny POGUE born Feb 14, 1887, married to Leona Mae MOORE. His father, Thomas Harve Pogue, married to Elizabeth MCNELLIE. And his father, James Ward Pogue, died in 1859, and married to Sarah STUCKEY. Thanks.

GOSSETT, JETMORE, ROBERTSON posted by Donna RADCLIFF on Thursday, September 3, 1998

Looking for decendants and any other info on my G-Aunt, Maggie Mae GOSSETT ROBERTSON who lived most of her life in Delaware Co. She was born June 24, 1885 in Lawrence Co., OH. She moved with her parents Isaac and Dilsie Violet GOSSETT first to Albany, IN about 1897, and by 1905 was living in Muncie. She married Thomas James ROBERTSON and they lived at 128 Hoyt Ave. She had three children, Violet ROBERTSON JETMORE, Martha, and Thomas. Thomas had at least 1 son, Robert, who was a Muncie Police officer in 1961. Maggie Mae died Dec. 20, 1961 in Muncie. Any info on this family would be greatly appreciated.

HINES, LANGDON posted by Karen SEIBERT on Thursday, September 3, 1998

I am looking for information on Isaac and Sarah LANGDON who lived at 1431 South Walnut Street near Seventh street. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1897 with a party in their home. I have a newspaper clipping, but no exact date. They had moved to Muncie in 1869 and he was a Baptist minister. Their children: E.J., P.A., D.W. (sons) who lived in Muncie; and daughters Laura Bloom of Souix City and Mrs. C.M. HINES of Muncie. Another son, W.S., lived in Lutesville. I also have a newspaper article of a "bounteous" birthday dinner! Please respond with any information.

REAMER, SLATERY, STEVENSON posted by C NEMECEK on Tuesday, September 15, 1998

Delaware County, IN query for SLATERY, REAMER, STEVENSON Seeking any information about the Edwin S. Slatery (born in 1873 in Indiana) family that lived at 816 E. Adams St. in Muncie as listed in the 1920 census. Wife was Bertha Brendle Slatery; children born in Indiana were Walter Brendle, b. 1897; Renata, b. 1900, married Walter Reamer; Theodore R., b. 1902; Lillian, b. 1904, married John Stevenson; and Edwin J., born 1910. Am looking for any information or living relatives of this family. I have information about the Edwin J. Slatery family only that I am willing to share. PLEASE

RICKERT posted by Norma HOLLAND on Tuesday, September 15, 1998

I am trying to find anything on a Charles RICKERT listed in the Delaware County census for 1840. He was listed as being 30 and under 40 with a wife 20 and under 30. Have no other information on this family so anything would be very much appreciated. I think he is one of my ancestors but need more information on him.

MANOR, MCARTHUR, RECTOR, SANDERS posted by Beverly Myers-Schwartzkopf on Tuesday, September 15, 1998

Seeking info on James B. SANDERS, and & wife Phobe RECTOR, New Burlington area, Delaware County. Also seeking Jonathan MCARTHUR, (b 1820-d1884) and wife Finette. Their daughter Eleanor Jane married William S. MANOR in Delaware County???

HILL, SMITH posted by Jay NOTTINGHAM on Tuesday, September 15, 1998

Delaware County: My GreatGrandfather William Mitchell SMITH d: April 14, 1915, b: Indiana, GreatGrandmother Theophana (HILL) d: Dec.1,1919 b: Delaware Co. Parents and any info of both greatly appreciated. Beech Grove Cemetery records reflect the above information, but we have no further info on them. Also please note on my queries of September 23,1997 I now have a different E-Mail address.

MANSFIELD, YOUNCE posted by Karen VOCKRODT on Tuesday, September 15, 1998

Delaware County, Indiana. I am looking for information on Sara Catherine YOUNCE and Perry Walter MANSFIELD, b. 1857, husband and wife. Perry died around 1892 and left Sara with 4 small children. Their son, Ralph Gregory Mansfield, b. 1883 graduated from Purdue University in 1904 and married Emma Van Hart Lovett in Chicago in 1910. They originally lived on a farm in Hamilton Township, Delaware County and moved to Eaton when her children were ready to enter high school. I would appreciate any information any one might have on Sara YOUNCE and Perry

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