Martin County Indiana

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Martin County, IN
1997 Queries



ACRE

I am researching the ACRE surname for Martin County, IN. I would like any information on the family of Leonard ACRE and Sarah BALLARD. Their children were John E. (b: Jul 30, 1827), Joseph (b: abt 1830), Ephraim (b: abt 1832), Emerson (b: abt 1834), Rachel (b: abt 1835 and married Joshua Hubbs), and Jane (b: abt 1838 and also married a Hubbs).
Contact: Gail Bee GaiLBee@aol.com
Posted: May 21, 1997


ANDERSON

I am looking for information on Sarah Belle (Stocking) ANDERSON who was living in Martinsville when her mother died in July 1911. I am also looking for information on her two children that were with her in Martinsville - John William ANDERSON and Daisy A. ANDERSON.
Contact: Lisa Alexander
Posted: December 4, 1997


ARCHER, WOLFINGTON

I am researching ARCHER and WOLFINGTON of Martin/Orange counties.After 20+ years of research am looking for personal details, photos, news articles, obits of family members. Especially interested in Jane Wolfington ARCHER, wife of Thomas C. ARCHER and Lucinda Cave ARCHER, wife of John B. ARCHER as these are my grandmothers. Collecting Archer folklore and history at all times.
Contact: Diana Craig Busche TheCalmOne@juno.com
Posted: November 8, 1997


BANKS

Seek info. of ancestors and descendants of Jesse BANKS, who was born in Va. in 1786; settled in Jackson Co. His son Wesley BANKS, who was killed in the Civil War, had married a cousin from Martin Co., Sarah BANKS, daughter of Thomas BANKS and Nancy WHITELY. We have info. to share on the Martin Co. BANKS family. However, we need your help with the Jackson Co. BANKS family.
Contact: Victoria Cheney cheney@math.utexas.edu
Posted: February 10, 1997


BERRY

I am looking for any info regarding my grandfather, Delbert BERRY, who was born in Martin County on 12/31/1893. His parents were Samuel and Alice (HOLTZCLAW) BERRY.
Contact: JrNich@aol.com
Posted: August 17, 1997


BLAIR

I would like to know the parents of Thomas S. BLAIR's first wife, Elizabeth BIRD, whom he married in 1837, in Lawrence Co. By 1850 they sold land in Martin Co. (Rutherford Twp.) and they lived in Martin Co. the rest of their lives. Elizabeth BLAIR died in 1850, and Thomas subsequently married 3 more times, his last wife being Nancy Jane STEELE.
Contact: Sue Kimbrel
Posted: September 6, 1997


BRIDGES

I am attempting to locate information on Jonathan BRIDGES who died in Martin Co. IN on 14 Jul 1859. He is buried in the Dog Trot Cemetery. I believe some of his sons were Jackson BRIDGES, Isaac BRIDGES, James BRIDGES and Edmond BRIDGES. Edmond was listed with Jonathan on the 1850 Census for Martin Co. IN. Isaac, James and Jackson were enumerated in the same area.
Contact: Karen Piper midvsch@cyberhighway.net
Posted: May 17, 1997


BRIDGES

Looking for any information on Jonathan Bridges (spouse: Nancy), who died 14 July 1859 in Lawrence Co., IN. He is buried at Dog Trot Cem., in Martin Co., IN. Daughter MARIAH/or MARIA GREEN BRIDGES, b. 22 Oct. 1805, Lincoln Co., KY; d.3 Feb. 1897, St. Joseph, Worth, MO. She married George Washington McREYNOLDS 18 July 1830 in LawrenceCo., IN.
Contact: Donna Chernick donna.chernick@internetMCI.com
Posted: December 28, 1997


BRIEDENBAUGH

I am looking for information on anyone in the Briedenbaugh family.
Contact: Marlene Vesmarovich
Posted: August 20, 1997



BROCK

Looking for Jesse BROCK who came to Martin Co. after 1820. He may have been called Alen Jesse or Jesse Alen? Two of his sons, Alan and Levi are buried in Martin Co.
Contact: danbrock magic13@juno.com
Posted: February 7, 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.
Contact: David White dwhitepitt@aol.com
Posted: January 24, 1997


CHRISTIAN

I am looking for information on Thomas CHRISTIAN and his wife Frances. They were in the Martin Co. 1850 census. Did they have a son Thomas CHRISTIAN, Jr? Both purchased original land between 1848 and 1852. Were they the parents of Nancy Christian CHAPMAN, wife of Samuel CHAPMAN?
Contact: Janice Enk olenk@reliable-net.net
Posted: April 15, 1997


CLEMENTS

Looking for info on Nancy Clements, b. abt 1803 in KY. She was dgter of Bazel CLEMENTS (Bazel was b. 16 Jan 1770 & died 02 Nov. 1848) & Mary Morgan. Nancy married (1st) Matthew W. ROGERS in Shoals, IN on 24 July 1828. She married 2nd William STANLEY on 21 march 1856. She lived as widow with dgter & son-in-law, Mary & Samuel SAVAGE in 1880. I am seeking Nancy's death date and place. Also the death date of her first husband, Matthew W. ROGERS who seems to have died before 1850 census, as he was not listed there. Any ideas will be appreciated. (Nancy was sister of Julia Ann Clements who married Sylvester O'Bryant & died bef. 01 Feb 1850. She was mother of Joseph & William O'BRYANT.)
Contact: Diana
Posted: November 8, 1997


COCHRAN

Seeking any information on John COCHRAN (b.1782-Va, died after 1850). He was married to Jane ____ . She was born 5 Feb 1783 and died 6 Dec 1846, and is buried in the Truelove Cem. in Martin Co. The COCHRAN's lived in Martin Co. from 1820's until 1840's before moving to Daviess Co. John is living with his dau. Lutica JORDAN in the 1850 Daviess Co. census. He had a son John W. COCHRAN (b.1821-IN) who married Nancy Jane JORDAN a sister to Lutica's husband William JORDAN.
Contact: Terry Taylor
Posted: October 12, 1997


CRAIN

I am trying to find info on Charles F. Crain b. 1854 in Illinois, m. Elizabeth Tutin on December 21, 1875 in Illinois. They had eight children: Henry, Minnie, Maud, Claud, Girl, Millard L. Crain b. August 31, 1899 in Whitfield, Martin County, Indiana, Elsie and John Emery. Sometime after Millard was born they moved to California. Looking for info as to Millard L. Crain's birth.
Contact: Leona Simonini, leesim@psln.com
Posted: September 19, 1997


CRANE

Always looking for others who are researching the CRANE family, with the goal of learning more about the origins of Richard CRANE and his possible brother or uncle, James, who came to Martin County in the early 1820's. Richard CRANE married Rebecca GARDNER in 1824, then, after her death, her sister, Elizabeth. Richard had 14 children, so there are a lot of descendants out there!
Contact: Sue Crane Suecrane@sprynet.com
Posted: May 24, 1997


DUNCAN

Seeking information concerning Jesse DUNCAN b. ca. 1816, KY, married in Owen Co., IN on 29 Nov. 1835 to Dianna CUNDIFF. They had children: Permelia J. b. ca. 1835; Rebecca Ann b. ca. 1843; William Henry b. ca. 1845; & David Isaac b. 12 Feb. 1846. They moved to Mitchelltree Twp., Martin Twp. after 1846 and before 1850. Is Jesse related to David DUNCAN b. 1804, KY, who was in McCameron Twp. as early as 1840 census?
Contact: Helen HelenL9748@aol.com
Posted: October 5, 1997


DYE

I am searching for information on Henry Clay DYE, born in 1849 at Dover Hill, Martin County, IN. Henry Clay DYE was in Missouri and then in Arkansas and Oklahoma. He left a family behind in Missouri and went to Arkansas to be with Amanda Roxie HARPER, my great grandmother. He was in Arkansas in about 1897 until he died in 1915 at Banner, AR. We would like to find out who his parents and siblings were.
Contact: Karen (McCann) Collins
Posted: October 12, 1997



ECK

Looking for my g-g-grandfather George Franklin ECK. Believed to have lived in Shoals or Loogootee. Birth/death dates unknown, have some info about one of his daughters, Hazel Courtney (Eck)MORRIS, b. in Illinois, d. on October 26,1958 in Halbert Twp. Martin Co. IN, buried in Abel Cemetery. Hazel was married to James Hollis MORRIS (date unknown). Hazel's mothers name was Mildred FITZGERALD. Any info will be greatly appreciated.
Contact: Angela Cleeton MizTurtle@aol.com
Posted: March 31, 1997



EHRHART

I am looking form info on the following: John David EHRHART b. 6-5-1890, Anderson, Ind D 1941 Anderson, Ind Married Luna Arizona DEAN 3-3-1912 Albert S. EHRHART b 1863 Miami Co Married Martha Jan GARDNER 12-4-1884 d 1926 Martha Jane GARDNER b 1865 Madison Co., Ind Married Albert S. EHRHART 12- 4-1884 d 1957 as Martha Jane Ashby .John Gardner and Anna Hopkins b 1843
Contact: Claire Abel
Posted: January 2, 1997


ELKINS

I am searching for anticedents of Sgt. John ELKINS, b 1835 in Martin County, IN; m. Sarah Jane BLAGRAVES in Orange County, IN. First child, William H. b 1-3-1856. Farmer and blacksmith. Moved to Page County, IA soon after William born. Enlisted 8-9-1862 in Memory, IA in Co. F, 29th Iowa Volunteer Infantry. D disease 3-26-1865. Widow and children received pension. Need a lead on parentage of John Elkins.
Contact: O. Snodgrass
Posted: September 11, 1997


EMMONS

I am searching for the families of James M. EMMONS, born about 1755 in Martin Co. IN. He married Martha Emiline BOLES, daughter of Robert Howard and Mary Ann McCOWN BOLES in Lincoln County, Kansas on April 4, 1880. The 1880 Kansas census lists both the EMMONS and BOLES families as born in IN. An old family notebook says it was in Martin Co. and the cemetery was at Emmons Ridge. James M. EMMONS disappeared in Lincoln Kansas in December of 1880. Any clue to this mystery would be appreciated.
Contact: Helen lbaldwin.att@worldnet.att.net
Posted: December 4, 1997


FAIRVIEW CHURCH and CEMETERY

Can anyone tell me anything about the Fairview Church or Cemetery? I know where it is located, but I would like to know anything about its history and/or its members. My ancestors, the Springers and Tinkles were connected in some way. Thank you.
Contact: Ronnie Martin
Posted: August 13, 1997


FAIT

Seeking any info on my FAIT line. Francis FAIT b: abt 1825 in IN. md. Mary BOWDEN 16 Aug 1849 in Martin Co. IN. I found them on an 1850 census but no other mention of them has been found. Anyone working on FAIT/BOWDEN lines that might connect with CONNERLEY or TERRELL pls e- mail.
Contact Diane Loutzenhiser ldloutz@dmi.net
Posted: March 10, 1997


FROMAN

I am researching the FROMAN surname, specifically for information about Walter H. FROMAN and his wife, Mary C. (whose surname may have been SMITH). This family lived in Martin County prior to 1900 but I have only found them on the 1900 census. They left Indiana sometime after 1900 and I found them in Missouri on the 1910 census. By then only 3 of their 13 children were with them. I am also particularly interested in one of their children, David W. FROMAN who was born in Indiana in 1889.
Contact: Shari Gleason
Posted: December 4, 1997


GOOTEE

Need help with the parents of CATHERINE ELIZABETH GOOTEE, b. 21 Sep 1894 d. 5 Sep 1978, who m. Thomas Earl Mills on 10 Oct 1916. Records indicate two different parents. My records indicate that she was the daughter of WILLIAM SILAS ansd SUSAN ELIZABETH SPAULDING GOOTEE but baptismal records show themother as SUSANNA A CRADDOX SPAULDING. Is this the same Susan / Susanna and may have had multiple marriages?
Contact: Bob Gootee
Posted: November 22, 1997


GREEN

I am searching for the names of all the children of Nathaniel GREEN, who died in Martin County Dec. 17, 1840. Nathaniel was born April 1, 1792 in PA, son of Nathaniel Green. He married Sally COOTS Feb. 26, 1817 and lived in Lawrence County, IN. I am trying to prove that Daniel was Nathaniel's son. Thanks
Contact: Shelley Green sdgreen715@aol.com
Posted: March 29, 1997


HATCH

Looking for the parents of Ralphael Jerome HATCH. He mainly went by just Jerome. He resided in Martin Co., IN in the mid 1800's. On the 1870 census he stated that he was born in KY. This would have been around 1825. On another census he listed both of his parents as being born in Maryland. His first wife was Elizabeth DOWNEY. His second wife was Harriett SUTTON. Then he married my Great, Great Grandmother Emily J. STREET. Some of his other children were Samuel, James C. and George W. Anyone researching this line please contact me.
Contact: Tambra Carr talkintam@aol.com
Posted: March 25, 1997


HAYES

Ari HAYES b. 1866 m. 1893 Frances SARGENT. Ari died 1899 buried Old Salem Cemetery. Did Ari and Frances have any Children?
Contact: Joe Weber
Posted: June 7, 1997


HAYES

Looking for the families of the following children of Lewis HAYES (b. 1837) & Sarah "Sally" FIELDS (b. 9 Dec 1837, Trinity Springs). Sarah m. ? SHORT, Martha Jane (8 Jun 1864) m. Alvis JAMISON, Oscar (26 Jun 1870) m. Harriett McCARTY, Julia Ann (18 Apr 1873) m. Noah ROLLINS, Emma (20 Mar 1875) m. William ROLLINS.
Contact: Joe Weber
Posted: August 20, 1997


HAYS

Looking for any information regarding William and Elizabeth (?)HAYS, who show up on the 1820, 1830 census in Martin County. William also purchased land in Martin County in 1817 according to your county page database. Some of their children known born in Martin County, Indiana were John, Samuel, Andrew and Mary. Any help with this line would be greatly appreciated. There is a town in Southern Indiana named Haysville, is this family descended possibly from those who settled that town?
Contact: Mrs. Barbara (Hays) Clayton bscaodc@cillnet.com
Posted: December 28, 1997


HENDERSON

Would appreciate any information anyone has on my great grandfather, Robert HENDERSON, b. OH and m. 1) Sallie M. TENNEY, and 2) Elizabeth R. EARLY/EARLEY on November 2, 1873 in Martin County, IN. Children of first marriage were 1) James married Manervia A. JONES then Dicey FRANKLIN, and 2) Francis M. married Mary A. ABLES then Sarah ?. Children of second marriage were 1) Effie C. married William DRABING, 2) Jessie Hannah married James Loe HENSON, 3) Robert V. married Alice JONES, and 4) Nellie M. married Ira HOGGART.
Contact: Rebecca Frier
Posted: July 25, 1997


HENSON

Seeking information on Nancy HENSON, born ca 1812, Tennessee; married Barnabus PAYNE, probably in Martin County; am trying to discern who Nancy's parent's were. William HENSON appears right next to Barnabus PAYNE on the 1850 census, and Isaac and Mary HENSON are on the page just before Barnabus and Nancy. Isaac was also there in 1840. Does anyone have any information on the HENSONs of Martin county?? Thank you for any help.
Contact: Christine Payne CissieP@aol.com
Posted: April 1, 1997


HIGGINS

I'm looking for info on my family lines of HIGGINS. Here is what I have: Wilbur Franklin HIGGINS, born Aug 6, 1865 in Kecksville, Martin Co, McCameron Twp, Indiana. His parents were: James W. HIGGINS & Darkis Jane LAFFERTY. Can anyone help me with info on this family? Thanks for any help. Devorah Wilbur Franklin HIGGINS married Francis Louisa MANNING.
Contact: Devorah Smith devorah@mail2.cncnet.com
Posted: April 3, 1997


HOLZAPFEL (HOLSAPPLE)

Seeking information on the family of my grandmother, Ruby Irene Holzapfel (or Holsapple), born Shoals, IN ca. 1904. She had a sister and an aunt, and moved to Hutchinson, Kansas. She was orphaned at an early age.
Contact: Gayle Harris
Posted: June 4, 1997


JOHNSON

Seeking location of marriage of Jehu JOHNSON to Margaret E. EDWARDS on 25 Aug 1864. It is probably Lawrence or Martin Co., Indiana. All known marriages of siblings have been in Martin Co., Indiana. Also seeking location and date of marriage of Nancy JOHNSON to James HOARD probably married in the 1870's in Martin Co., Indiana.
Contact: Lois Masters
Posted: June 17, 1997



JONES

I am looking for any information on Jabez M. JONES. He moved to Martin County after the Civil War and married Lucinda CRANE November 5, 1868. He was born January 3, 1846 and died September 29, 1920 in Martin County. They had sixteen children. He was in the 51st Ohio during the Civil War and was born in Ohio.
Contact: Tony Jones tljones@evansville.net
Posted: April 3, 1997


JORDAN

Seeking any information on David JORDAN (b. 1795-Ky, died after 1850). He was married , circa 1815 in Kentucky, to Mary CHAMBERS (b.1795-1800, died after 1850). The JORDANs lived in Martin Co. from before 1820 until the 1840's when they moved to Daviess Co.
Contact: Terry Taylor
Posted: October 12, 1997


KRUTOVIGER

I am searching for the KRUTOVIGER family of Martin County. My great-great grandmother is listed in the records as Eliza KRUTOVIGER (Keovigen? Keaugen?- the name is poorly written everywhere I look!) She was born in Martin County, probably around 1865. She married John ALLEN of Orange county. Any help is appreciated-I'm really at a loss here!
Contact: Jeanne Richardson rrichar1@iupui.edu
Posted: November 8, 1997


KILLION

Trying to locate descendants of John KILLION - A Rev. War Soldier, (b. June 20, 1758 NC - d. Sept. 17, 1836 IN). Grave site is in Clark Cemetery, on the Roscoe Moore farm, in Lost River Township, Martin County, IN. I have almost 30,000 Killi*n's in my files, and would like to find John's line. Researching Kilian, Killian, Killion
Contact: Jo-Ann Killion Pedigo or email the Killion listserv
Posted: October 25, 1997


LAUGHLIN

Looking for information on LAUGHLIN line in Madison Township, Daviess County and McCameron Township, Martin 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 links to Lawrence County.
Contact: Kerry V. ArmstrongArmstrngKV@aol.com
Posted: March 29, 1997


LUNDY

I am trying to find information about a LUNDY. He married Mary Ellen RODGERS. She was a sister to John RODGERS, my GF. Mary Ellen was born abt 1858 in Martin Co, IN. Lundy & Maey Ellen had a son named John LUNDY. A cousin to my father, Virgil Rodgers. Any information would be appreciated.
Contact: Judy Storm
Posted: December 4, 1997


McCARROL

Seeking info on Eliza Jane McCARROL m. Albert W. GRISMORE on Jan 6, 1857 in Martin Co. IN
Contact: frankm
Posted: February 1, 1997


McCORMICK

Looking for information on William R. McCORMICK b.1790 Tenn. d-1876 Mt. Springs, Martin Co., Ind. Left Tenn. in 1815 to go to Lawrence Co., Ind. First wife Nancy RANEY dau of Joseph Raney died at Silverville. Married second wife Susanna FARRIS 1829 Lawrence Co and soon removed to Martin County, Indiana where he spent the remainder of his life.
Contact: Patillo3@aol.com
Posted: August 14, 1997


MARTIN

Searching for proof that Jesse MARTIN was father of Asa MARTIN. Asa MARTIN was b. 1790., and d. 1841 in Martin Co., IN. Married Nancy MORELAND, 14 Mar 1816, in Shelby Co., KY. Nancy MORELAND was daughter of Susannah MORELAND. Who was her father?
Contact: Nancy Baker
Posted: May 6, 1997


MORRISON

Looking for any information on James MORRISON, b. abt 1797 Tn. d. bef 1880. He was married to Nancy BELL, b. abt 1803 Franklin Co., Va. d. aft 1880. They married 29-3-1824 in Green Co., Ky. She was the daughter of George W. and Rachel Goudy BELL. James and Nancy's children were: Lavina b. in Kentucky; Rachel M, b. in Kentucky; Sarah E, b. in Kentucky; Evelyn Jane, b. in Kentucky; Nancy R, b. in Kentucky; Ursley, b. in Martin Co., Indiana; William J, b. in Indiana; James M, b. in Indiana; Robert James, b. Kentucky. Any information would be great. Contact: Michael K. Brownfield
Posted: May 6, 1997


NEIGHBORS

Searching for parents of Joseph NEIGHBORS, born ca. 1809, DE or MD. Married Susan PRICE in PA. Living in Carroll Co., Ohio, 1850 census. Came to Martin Co., IN about 1862. Died here in 1878. Glad to share information.
Contact: Nancy Baker
Posted: May 6, 1997


O'BRIANT - O'BRIAN

Seek parents of Sylvester O'BRIANT/O'BRIAN b. ca. 1804 in KY. Parents prob. died & he was sent to live w/relatives in Martin Co. IN. m1 Julia Ann CLEMENTS, issue: Josiah (Joseph), William (Uncle Billy) m2 Sarah QUEEN, d/o Marsham?, issue: Trece, John, Julianna (m. Thomas BROWN) Sylvester, Sarah, Thomas (d. in Plaiville, IN),and James. What relation was Sylvester to the other O'Brians in Martin Co.?
Contact: Ken Brown dfntcrsh@dmrtc.net
Posted: January 24, 1997


OMALEY

We are searching for the surname of OMALEY. They lived in Martin County around 1873. If someone has information about their family and where they come from we would sure like that information. Thanks.
Contact: Ray & Jo Hoferray2jo@gemstate.net
Posted: September 19, 1997


OWENS

John Andrew Jackson OWENS was born in Martin County 21 March 1830. He married a Nancy KINNICK on 5 April 1849. Their first child, William Greene OWENS was born 23 January 1850, also in Martin County. I am looking for the name of John A. J. OWENS parents. Any information about this family would be appreciated.
Contact: Richard Ross rross99019@aol.com
Posted: February 10, 1997


PATE

Am researching the PATE family who resided in Martin Co, and will share information.
Contact: Robert Leitzel rleit71361@aol.com
Posted: August 4, 1997


PAYNE

PAYNE, Thomas, arrived in Martin County about 1830; entered land in Mitchelltree Township along with Jesse HENSON. Thomas married to Sarah?; they had at least the following children: Barnabus, Simeon. I believe that Thomas and his wife died there, but have been unable to find any records; also should be marriage record for Barnabus PAYNE and Nancy HENSON; I am trying to learn who her father was. Any information will be appreciated.
Contact: Christine Payne CissieP@aol.com
Posted: January 24, 1997



PAYNE

Looking for information on Christina PAYNE . b:Nov 1888 d. Aug 14,1917. She was married to George Franklin ECK (the 1st)who was b. Mar 30,1874 d. June 14,1943. George was a Cpl. in the 4th inf. in the ILL. National Guard. Marriage date is unknown. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Contact: Angela Cleeton
Posted: May 6, 1997



PHILLIPS

I am seeking information on Jonathan PHILLIPS and his wife, Darcus Serilda MAYFIELD. They were married on Aug. 15,1850 in Lawrence Co., IN. Jonathan was born ca. 1828 in Indiana and his parents were born in North Carolina, according to the census. Dorcus was born ca. 1835 in Kentucky to Robert and Serilda MAYFIELD. She died April 28, 1901 in Center Twp., Martin Co., IN. and is buried in Dover Hill Cemetery. Their known children were: Mary Elizabeth (my g, g, grandmother) born May 30, 1852, Martha Jane, Rebecca, John E., General Andrew Jackson, Daniel W., and Sarah C. (Clementine). Prior to 1880 they were living in Indian Creek Twp., Lawrence Co., IN. around Silverville and Fayetteville. In 1880 they were living in Rutherford Twp., Martin Co., IN. Any help you can give me will be appreciated. I am willing to share what information that I have.
Contact: Diana Flynn ivie@tima.com
Posted: April 8, 1997


PHIPPS

Looking for info on Soleman PHIPPS that lived in Burns City Martin Co. His father James W. PHIPPS bought land in early 1830s where Crane Naval Amo plant now is. Belive he died early 1900s but unable to find death record or where he is buried. His wife was Sarah Evelyn WEBSTER.
Contact: Vic Fox
Posted: August 4, 1997


PINKLEY

George Washington PINKLEY was born in Martin Co. on 2 Jul 1848. He was the son of Benjamin Franklin PINKLEY and Margaret Killion PINKLEY. The Pinkley name was originally spelled BINKLEY, but from the above mentioned Benjamin Franklin, it was PINKLEY. I would love to contact anyone working on this surname.
Contact: Steve Hullskipnrox@telepath.com
Posted: May 24, 1997


QUACKENBUSH, TAYLOR

I'd appreciate any information on William QUACKENBUSH, b. Lawrence County, IN 26 October 1825. (Son of John QUACKENBUSH.) m. Perlina TAYLOR, b. April 1831 (daughter of Henry TAYLOR) at United Church of the Brethren in Christ, Martin County, 2 April 1846. William was the brother of Albert QUACKENBUSH who resided in Martin County. Their father, John QUACKENBUSH, may have married Sally FOOTE 22 May 1822 in Lawrence County.
Contact: Rick W. Wilson
Posted: October 25, 1997


RANEY

Looking for descendents of the RANEY families who settled in Martin County before 1820. I am descended from Jeremiah RANEY b. abt 1760 who married Mary Jean Sheenah MOORE (widow of Alexader MOORE), 12/23/1797 in Washington County, KY. Who were their parents? Joseph and Clement RANEY also bought land in Martin County before 1820. Said to be Jeremiah's first cousins. Who were their parents? Where were the RANEYs from before KY? Anyone with information on the RANEY family please me.
Contact: Elizabeth Hopkins
Posted: October 9, 1997



RICHARDSON

I am interested in any information about RICHARDSONs in Martin County. In the LAUGHLIN family tree, I found a John Riley RICHARDSON, and a Winburn Otis RICHARDSON; have not been able to trace the RICHARDSONs of Greene County any further than my ggrandfather. Wonder if they came from Martin County.
Contact: Roberta Richardson
Posted: July 16, 1997


ROBBINS

Absalom Robbins died 15 Aug 1902 Halbert Twp. Son of Valentine Robbins and Hannah Chastain. Would like place of burial. Will glady share what data I have on family.
Contact: BThrall
Posted: August 4, 1997


RODGERS, ROGERS

Looking for Basil RODGERS. He married Elizabeth STEPHENS. Basil's father was Matthew Ro(d)gers and mother was Nancy CLEMENTS? Basil and Elizabeth had children named Wesley, John b1865 in Cassville, Barry, MO., Lavinia, Mary Ellen and Sarah. John Rodgers, my GF, married Mollie McAHRON, my GM. John's 1st wife was Susan CROSS. John & Susan had 2 children, Hattie & Susie. John & Mollie had Onis Eugene, Opal, Elmo Jay, Virgil & Virginia(twins). Mary Ellen RODGERS married John LUNDY. Any information would be appreciated.
Contact: Judy Storm
Posted: December 4, 1997


SEYMOUR - STUCKEY

Researching: Mary SEYMOUR, daughter of George W. SEYMOUR and Eva Ann STUCKEY. Several STUCKEYs listed in the Martin Cty. 1820 Census, but am unable to find "link" to Mary. Any assistance would be appreciated.
Contact: Mike Penick MPenick@aol.com
Posted: February 21, 1997



SINCLAIR - SINKLER

I'm trying to find anything that I can about a Bastro and Mary Sinclair (or Sinkler) and their children (Mary, Sarah, Caroline, W.H., Albert and James) who are listed in the 1860 Federal Census for DuBois County, IN. They lived for a while in Martin Co, IN. They moved to Illinois from Indiana around 1880.
Contact: Bob Sinkler Sinkler1@aol.com
Posted: March 25, 1997


STEELE

Thomas J STEELE came to Indiana from Breckenridge Co. KY in 1834, with four children. The oldest was Nancy Jane, who married Thomas S. BLAIR in Martin Co. Christmas Eve, 1855. Thomas J. STEELE had several wives, and I want to know the name of Nancy Jane STEELE's mother.
Contact: Sue Kimbrel
Posted: September 6, 1997


STEPHENS

In the Ind. Archives (land records) there is listed a James STEPHENS as having a land transaction 4/6/1818. I would like to know if he is any relation to George B. STEPHENS, DOB: 1816. Later moved to Mo. and changed his name to STEVENS.
Contact: Linda L. Stevens Sina28@aol.com
Posted: January 18, 1997


STREET

Interested in corresponding with anyone related to or researching the STREET surname in Martin, Daviess, and Knox counties. George W. STREET, was b. KY and m. Catherine Anna GRAY on May 31, 1846 in Martin County, IN. If anyone knows who George W. STREET's parents were or has any information on his children please contact me.
Contact: Rebecca Frier
Posted:  July 25, 1997


SUMMERS

Seeking info on Julia A SUMMERS and her parents Benjamin SUMMERS and Annie Mariah LENTS. Julia was born 11 July 1860 in Loogootee.She married George W. YEAGER 26 July 1882 d. 1928 in Washington, Indiana, Daviess County. Is buried at St. John's Cemetery in Washington, Indiana. Benjamin and Annie Mariah are said to have been born in Martin County. Benjamin's parents were Benjamin SUMMERS and Catherine NOLLEY. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Contact: Dee Yeager
Posted: December 4, 1997


TEDROW

I am searching for any information on the TEDROW line.If you or anyone you know have any old Bible records, newspaper articles, orbituaries,or any kind of records, please contact me at my e-mail address.
Contact: Michael L. Tedrow michael.tedrow@br-ranch.com
Posted:  January 24, 1997


TOLIVER

I am searching for any TOLIVERs that may have lived in Martin County. If anyone can help me, I would appreciate it.
Contact: CLC
Posted: February 20, 1997


VANDEVER

John Evans VANDEVER was born in Martin County 10 October 1839 to James Madison VANDEVER and Martha EVANS. Would anyone know of this family?
Contact: Jolene Huggleston johud@westok.net
Posted: October 6, 1997


VEST

Seeking Andrew J. VEST born ca 1845 OH. He left Vinton Co OH sometime after 1870 possibly with wife Mary. He was living in Loogotee in 1910. Need any information on him, where he's buried, if he had children and who. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Contact: Linda Nixon lindanixon@worldnet.att.net
Posted: April 15, 1997


WAGGONER

I am researching the WAGGONER line that came from some part in KY in the early 1820's. They first came to Dubois County and some moved to Martin County. Among them are to be 5 men who I believe to be brothers. George, Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, John and my Great, Great Grandfather Joseph (Allen) WAGGONER. Please e-mail me with any info you might have, especially the parents of these boys that stated that they were all born in KY.
Contact: Tambra Carr TalkinTam@aol.com
Posted: January 11, 1997


WEBB

I'm loking for any information on William WEBB b.17 Dec. 1822 Married Drucilla NUCKOLLS both buried Wards Chapel. They had eleven children John, Nancy, William, Elizabeth, Emily, Andrew, James, David, Charles,Julius,Florence. I need to find out who William's father and mother are and anything farther back in the family.
Contact: Stephen D. Webb SDWebb@aol.com
Posted: March 19, 1997


WEBSTER

Am researching the Jonathan WEBSTER family, who resided in Martin Co., IN for the 1840 and 1850 censuses. Jonathan was b. c. 1804 in New Hampshire to Richard B. and Sarah (HEATH) WEBSTER. Jonathan married Catherine GRAHAM, dau. of Samuel GRAHAM on 17NOV1827 in Washington Co., IN. They had children Richard, Samuel, Sarah Jane, George Washington, Seth, Mary, Margaret Ann, and Lucinda. Will gladly exchange what I have with others.
Contact: Angela Chancellor chancell@cyberback.com
Posted: December 19, 1997


WHITE

Charles WHITE married Perlina HANSFORD and had 9 children in Martin Co. around Bedford. Three later moved to Illinois, including my grandmother. (She was born in 1884) Would appreciate any leads you can provide.
Contact: Kathy Oathout louthout@stlnet.com
Posted: February 8, 1997


WILEY

Aquilla WILEY, b. 29 May 1758, is listed on the 1820 Census for Martin County, IN. I have the tree from Aquilla to present; would like to find out where he was born. I would also like to find any further ancestors.
Contact: SFisher
Posted: July 14, 1997


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