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Contributed Family Research Materials

Click on the Family name to see the available materials.

Family Name

Contributor

 Bennett, Elizabeth (Skelton) Thompson

Biography of Elizabeth (Skelton) Thompson Bennett (1854-1899.)  Research submitted by Kenneth E "Ken" Buttry, in pdf format.

 Blagrave, Henry

Descendants of Henry Blagrave.  Research submitted by David A Singer (1935-2012) in pdf format.

 Brief notes for individuals

A long alphabetical list of brief notes on numerous Gibson County people  This is a rather OLD list, and is being kept for reference purposes.

 Briant, Thomas and other Gibson County  persons.

J Bryant's Ancestors & Family Tree (Web Pages)

 Clark, Knowles, Montgomery and Yeager

Georgianna Albright Schuttauf  (Needs HELP to identify people in old group photograph -- see photo.) 

 Farmer, The George Washington, Jr., Family

The George Washington Farmer, Jr. Family 2013 Elizabeth Farmer  All rights reserved.  This copy courtesy of Elizabeth Ann (Farmer) Lahey. 

(NOTICE:  This is a 14 MB pdf file.  

 Field, Knaub, Steelman, and others.

Lucie & Gene Field's Various Gibson County Surname (Web Pages)

 Francisco High School, 1913 Commencement Exercises Program

Francisco HIgh School Class of 1913 "Annual Commencement Exercises"  Program.

Contributed by Kenneth E "Ken" Buttry.

Fravel, Mary Ann (Simler) Ancestors & Related Families
The Dutch Fork Settlement by Raymond Martin Bell.  Washington, Pennsylvania, 1983 Edition.

Submitted by Gerald Spore.    (NOTICE:  This is a 12 MB pdf file. 

 Fravel, Mary Ann (Simler) & Daughters

Undated photo..  Submitted by Gerald Spore.

 Gefering, Bernardina Gertrud Aleyda.

Descendants chart submitted by Mike Gough.

 Harvey Ancestors

Ancestors of Nan Harvey.  Surnames included:  TYREE, ZACHARY, NALLEY; BROMAGEN, McILROY, REES, TOWNSLEY, McCLELLAND; AHLEMANN, BURTON, HEIRONIMUS; and FORGEY, ZIRKLE, ROUSH.

 Hastings, Richard Whitfield

Descendants of Richard Whitfield & Elizabeth A (McIntire) Hastings .   Submitted by Robert Hastings.

 Hussey, James Madison -- Civil War Era Letters

Images of four letters:  Two (2) from James Madison Hussey to  his wife Sarah (Wilson) Patterson Hussey; written about two months before his death from pneumonia on 6 Nov 1862 at the military hospital in Henderson, Kentucky; a letter (1) from Sarah to James; and, one (1) from Dickson Coleman to James.  

James Madison & Sarah Wilson (Patterson) Hussey are buried in the Lawrence Cemetery, Center Twp. and Dickson & Betty B (Milburn) Coleman are buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Patoka, White River, Twp.  (These two men lived in the same area of Gibson County and had some business or family relationship, perhaps a Devin family connection, before the Civil War.)

Submitted by Lizan Funk.

 Kappler, Singer and Stirtzel

David A Singer (1935-2012.)  (Family Group Sheets in pdf format.)

 Keith-Hyslop Families of Gibson County, Indiana

Kenneth E "Ken" Buttry.  (Keith and Hyslop Family history, 3 pages in pdf format.)

 Keith-Hyslop Families of Gibson County, Indiana

Kenneth E "Ken" Buttry.  (Keith and Hyslop Family photographs and a Naturalization Certificate for Andrew Hyslop, 5 pages in pdf format.)

Key Family Descendant Charts

John E Key.  A history of several members of the Key family  An index of names and cited sources can be found at the end of each of the documents.  (Some of the pdf files are large.)

Key Family Record.

John E Key.  (Key Family Record written by Monroe Key (1841-1932.)  Images of original handwritten pages.)

Key, Monroe (Cash Book)

John E Key.  Sheriff's Cash Book, by Monroe Key (1841-1932.)  Images of original handwritten pages.)

Kirkpatrick, George Morgan:  Experiences of a Private Soldier of the Civil War

    Part I         Part II

Geroge Morgan Kirkpatrick was one of the sons of Samuel Kirkpatrick, Sr. (see below.)  His letters, "Part II," were written to his sister, Martha J (Kirkpatrick) Hudelson.

"The Civil War experiences of George M. Kirkpatrick, Private, were recorded by him in notes, letters and miscellany, which I have compiled and edited, in honor of one of 'the bravest of the brave,' a soldier who was never absent from his post, during his service thru the entire war, from 1862 to 1865."  ... Mrs Ethel Arbour Chase.

Kirkpatrick, Samuel, Sr. Family

Submitted by Gerald Spore.  "A Remarkable Family"  Originally printed in the GIBSON COUNTY STAR, Owensville, Indiana, Saturday, April 2, 1910.

Lathom, George

   6-Generation Descendant  Report)

John E Key.  A history of six generations of the George Lathom family.  An index of names and cited sources can be found at the end of the document.  (Total of 332 pages.)

(NOTICE:  This is a 4.1 MB pdf file.  Updated 13 Mar 2011.)

 Loeders, Bernard Hermann.

Descendants chart submitted by Mike Gough.

 Lowe and Stillwell.

David A Singer (1935-2012.)   (Family Group Sheets in pdf format.)

 Massey-Milburn Reunions

Submitted by Gerald Spore.

 Malone Families, The First Two to
Settle in Gibson County, Indiana Territory, Vol. 1

Written and Researched by Steve Malone.  First Edition, Published Thanksgiving, 2012.

 Malone Families, The First Two to
Settle in Gibson County, Indiana Territory, Vol. 2:  Appendices.

Written and Researched by Steve Malone.  First Edition, Published Thanksgiving, 2012.

Marsh Family of Patoka

Douglas A "Doug" Ford.  "THE MARSH FAMILY OF PATOKA, INDIANA
From the Early 1800s to the Middle 1950s"    (pdf file)

 Marsh Family of Patoka

(Photos to accompany above.)

Douglas A "Doug" Ford.  "THE MARSH FAMILY OF PATOKA, INDIANA -- PHOTOS ONLY --
From the Early 1800s to the Middle 1950s"   

 (NOTICE:  This is a 6.6 MB pdf file. )

 McFetridge Family (with old photos)

Infromation submitted by Don McFetridge.  Individual biographical sketches and a collection of old photographs from the estate of James McFetridge is included. 

 McIntire, William C

Descendants of William C & Nancey J (Robinson) McIntire.   Submitted by Robert Hastings.

 Merritt-Sides Family

Descendants of William Henry & Martha Jane (Sides) Merritt.  Submitted by Janet Mackey-Bodine.

 Meyer, Antone.

Descendants chart submitted by Mike Gough.

 Montgomerys and their Descendants -- History of...

 A genealogical history of the Montgomerys and their descendants (1903)
Author:  Montgomery, D. B. (David B) b. 1845
Publisher:  Owensville, Ind., J. P. Cox
Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Wisconsin - Madison and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

 Princeton High School 1920 Annual

Completed copy of the 1920 Princeton High School Annual. 

(Pages in pdf format.)

 Richardson 

 Gayle E Kent.  (Marriages, Deeds, Wills and census records specific to the Richardson Family.)

 Schmits, John W (1845-1911)

Descendants chart submitted by Mike Gough.

 Shaefer (Schafer)

Small pdf fille.

Seeking information on ancestors of Levi Schafer and his wife Sarah J Shafer. His son was Simon and his son Edgar O Shafer was my grandfather, my father’s name is Ernest J Shafer Senior and
I am Ernest J Shafer Junior. I have information on Simon’s family members.

I’d appreciate and any all contacts that may have information regarding Levi and backwards.
Eshafer@gmail.com

 Simpson, Samuel

Jud Scott (Copy of Samuel Simpson's petition to the Gibson County Comissioner's Court for a license to operate a saloon in Owensville -- December 1874.)

 Smith, Adrian "A A"

Brief summary of direct lines of descent from the following surnames:  Smith, Williams, Johnson, Davis, Creek, Redwine, Riggs, Harmon, Pollard, Sharp, Clark, Wright.)   Submitted by Adrian "A A" Smith.

 Smith, James L (b. 1833)

Jinny Collins.  (Seeking additional information on him and his descendants.)

 Spore, Jacob, Jr & Nancy (Wade) Spore

    Photo          Family

Photograph and letter relating to photograph. 

Family Group Sheet (pdf file.)  Submitted by Gerald Spore.

 Taylor, William Raymond - Descendants

Descendants chart of Williams Raymond & Edith Eliza (Spore) Taylor.  Submitted by Gerald Spore.

 Thompson, Francis Marion & Susanna (Fravel) Family Photo

"Family photo taken about 1904.  Names furnished by a cousin Horace Spore (1883-1968) as he remembered them."   Submitted by Gerald Spore.

 Wenning, Bernardina "Dina"

Descendants chart submitted by Mike Gough.

(NOTICE:  This is a small pdf file.  Updated November 2013)

 Wesson Family History

Submitted by Kristen Williams.

 Wheeler/Taylor/Bass/Black

Submitted by F Anthony "Tony" Whitehorn.



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