TIPPECANOE COUNTY, INDIANA
- DECEMBER 1996
If you would like to submit a new query, you
do so by posting it to the
Angus P. Robinson
Battle of Tippecanoe Roster
Is there a list or roster of the men and/or militia groups who fought
at the famous battle at Tippicanoe during the War of 1812? I understand
that a company of Regular Army soldiers from the 7th Regiment were
the group who fought there. Do you have their names as well? I am told
several of my ancestors fought in that battle and I am trying to verify
that. Thank you for whatever assistence you can give me.
Paul Summers Dec.
Looking for parents of Catherine CRUEA born 1 Aug. 1845 in Ohio Married
Michael SUMMERS born 9 Nov. 1842 in Tippecanoe Co. IN. They were
in Tippecanoe Co. 30 May 1872.
FIDLER, STORM, HIGH
Looking for information on the FIDLER family of Tippecanoe Co. IN.
Jacob Fidler, Jr. b 11 Feb 1795 in Purgitsville, Hampshire Co. VA,
Elizaveth STORM 1 Aug 1819 in Ross Co. OH. d. 17 Jan 1851, Tippecanoe
IN Jacob Fidler was the son of Jacob and Magdalene HIGH FIDLER of Ross
Co OH. The Fidler family migrated from Hampshire Co Va after 1807. I
any information on the FIDLER family. Thank you, Delia Hord Please
to DHORD1948@AOL.COM or DHORD@JUNO.COM
Dec. 26, 1996
CONNETT, Joseph Britton? He enlisted in Tippecanoe County, IN for the
Civil War. Who did he live with....who were his parents and siblings?
with any CONNETT information, please contact me!!!
Yvonne Beever Dec.
PILE, PHILLIPS, PHELPS, RARDON, GILLSON, HAYDEN
Looking for more information on Luanna PILE b. Nov 1868 Tippecanoe
Co., d. Nov. 1953 Pittsburg, IN. Mother was Laura Ann PHILLIPS (or
later married William RARDON Oct. 1879. Father was Irven (Ervin?) PILE,
later married to Sandra GILLSON Dec. 1868. Luanna married John B.
abt. 1883, had two children Laura Mae and John Ervin in Kansas City,
moved back to IN. Luanna and her mother are supposed to be Cherokee.
info would be greatly appreciated!
Timothy P. Moore
Dec. 8, 1996
Looking for information on ancestors from Thorntown area of James H.
Moore (born 1836) and his wife Sarah Catherine Johnson (born 1838; died
1904). Both are buried in Clark cemetary near Clarks Hill. Moore family
supposedly was from Thorntown but most ended up in Tippecanoe County.
were Ira L. Moore, Ida A. Moore, Ransom D. Moore, Willie Blossom (Vid)
Moore, and Burr Moore. Would appreciate any information of these
Dec. 8, 1996
I am looking for information on Robert Vess who lived in Lafayette,
Indiana in 1926 died before 1952 and was the son of Mary Archey Steele
Vess and Matthew Vess who were from Rockbridge Co. Va. and settled in
Co. IN. Thanks for your help.
Dec. 8, 1996
Would like an extract of a death record for Thomas Jefferson GUSHWA
d: February 1941 in Lafayette, Tippicanoe County, Indiana. I would also
like to chat with others with GUSHWA information. Thanks in advance for
any forthcoming information. Lonnie
WARD, CAMPBELL, GOLDBERRY
I am looking for information on a Susan WARD, born to Phillip and Eliza
GOLDBERRY WARD. She was born March 6, 1841 in Boone County, In. and
John Joseph CAMPBELL of Tippecanoe Co., In. She had four children: Ira
Stanley, Huldah, Hershell,and Lulu. She died in 1874 in Tippecanoe Co.,
In. I'm looking for any information on her children or a copy of her
and where she may have been buried. Her mother Nancy WARD was living
her in 1860 in Sheffield twp, Tipp. Co, then I lost her. Am also trying
to find death date of Nancy and where she may have been buried. Any
on this family would be greatly appreciated.
John B. Shinn
I am looking for information on the Greenberg family who immigrated
to Tippecanoe county in the late 1860's. William Greenberg, and
Nov 16, 1996
PHILLIPS, MILLER, BURKE
Desire to hear from descendants of Simon PHILLIPS b. circa 1790 d.
1851 Jasper Co. Wife was Mary MILLER. Descend from their daughter,
E. who married John BURKE. The BUrkes lived in Warren and Tippecanoe
Larry E. Brugh Nov 16,
BRUGH/BROUGH, McLAUGHLIN, BENNETT
I have found a legal document from Tippecanoe Co. In. dated March Term
1858" Final Settlement" for the Guarianship of Daniel and Delilah
minor children. To Amos Mc Laughlin. They were, 1. Harman 18; 2. David
16; 3. John 14; 4. Isaac 12; 5. William 10 could this be William Hiram
Brugh my missing link???; 6. Mary 9; 7. Sarah 6; 8. Martha 2; 9. Andrew
2 ?; I also have a map of Perry Co. In. Which showed that Daniel &
Delilah owned APP. 64 acres by the "H.M. Bennett" land and the J. Isley
land, Road 200 North and Eisenhower Rd. The 10-year old listed could be
William Hiram Brugh he married "Marry Bennett". This could be my
link. I hav'nt been able to find out who his father was, Maybe????
Linda Wood Nov 9,
CALHOUN, DRISCOL, SHAW
Searching for information on James N. Calhoun b. March 18, 1836. He
married Sarah Shaw in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. James N. Calhoun died
Dec. 23, 1902 in White County Indiana. They had six children including
Samuel Duncan Calhoun who married Nannette Catherine Driscol. Any
would be appreciated. I'll be happy to share the obituaries and wills
I have. Thank you.
Lisa Lampert Nov 9,
I am looking for any information on the Rischpater family. Currently
looking for Madeline Rischpater born in Wellsville, Ohio in 1918. Last
known address is 143 Andrew Place, Lafayette, Indiana. Madeline (aka:
lived in Washington, DC area in 1950 and married James Arthur Powers on
April 17, 1946. James Powers was in the military (army) and Madolyn
for the "Government Services Inc." she was a Supervisor. If you have
information, please contact me and I am willing to share any
that I may find in my search also.
Oct 26, 1996
I am looking for any JAMES family who may have lived in Tippecanoe
Co., IN., from the time of its inception to 1900. I am particularly
for a Joel JAMES, but since I don't know his parents, I am interested
any information available on the JAMES family. Joel JAMES (Jr.) was
in Tippecanoe Co., IN., in 1860 and eventually dies there in 1905.
for any relatives.
Terry L. Reed
Richard REED age 40 in 1850 census in Tippecanoe Twp., Tippecanoe Co.,
IN with Mary - wife age 23 with possible children Martha age 14, Amanda
age 12, Samantha age 2, and Franklin age 8/12 born in OH, while others
born in Indiana. Any information?
Searching for MANN. John MANN owned property in Tippecanoe IN....(prior
to 1845) when back taxes were paid by atty Samuel MANN on behalf of
Perry MANN, Christopher MANN owned property in Tippecanoe IN (prior to
1840) Peter MANN resided in Tippecanoe IN (?). I believe that John
father was Peter and his grandfather was Christopher. Need info on any
and all of the MANN family.... Please!! Also searching for marriage of
John MANN to Delila (WOODY).
Sept. 28, 1996
MOORE, HARMON, LOGAN
Looking for info on Elijah MOORE from Mulberry, Ind., Clinton Co.,
who married Catherine HARMON on Dec 15, 1855 in Tippecanoe Co. They had
4 sons: Sylvestor, Curtis, Dave, & William (my great grandfather).
Something happened to Elijah because in 1867 Catherine remarried Wm
& had more children. He shows in the 1860 census but not after
Need to fine Elijah's parents. Any help would be appreciated - expenses
incurred will be repaid.
Seeking and willing to share info on the LYNCH-LINCH family which are
found in the 1830 census of Tippecanoe Co., IN (Perry Twp). Joseph
(1798 VA-1868 AR), Andrew LINCH (1805 VA-? AR), Enoch LINCH (1807 VA -
?? TX), George LINCH (1770/80 VA - 1839 TN). Also David LINCH in
Twp. (1785 KY -aft 1850 TN). This family is related to the same-name
of Russell Co., VA; Clairborne Co., TN; Franklin Co., TN;
Cos., AR; Wayne Co., KY; Hunt Co., TX. This family arrived about 1827-8
and left area starting in 1831. Curious as to what brought them to
KELLY, ELSTON, WINDSOR, SHORT
Would like data on Thomas KELLY (b. 1795) who married Patience
They lived in Tippecanoe Co. Had daughter Elvesta KELLY who married
WINDSOR in 1842. Also would like information on SHORT families of
Co. Interested in Mrs. Louisa SHORT, husband's name not known, who
Jeremiah Danaiel Windsor, in 1840, in Tippecanoe Co., IN.
HAMILTON, SHAFFER, NYDEGGER
I am seeking information on the family of Harry HAMILTON. Harry was
born Oct 14, 1889. He married Elva Genevive SHAFFER, born July 22, 1894
in Clark's Hill, Tippecanoe Co., IN. Elva was the daughter of George W.
SHAFFER and Rhoda Sarah NYDEGGER. Their children were: George Shaffer,
born Oct 13, 1914; Joseph Marvin, born Oct 12, 1915; Catherine Mae,
Sept 25, 1918; and Orville Lockhart, born Mar 28, 1922. Orville died in
Buck Creek, Tippecanoe, IN in March 1987. Any information on the
or descendents of Harry HAMILTON would be greatly appreciated. Will
SHAFFER, TIPPY, DAUGHERTY
I am seeking information on Franklin Glenn SHAFFER and Mamie TIPPY
nee SHAFFER. Their parents were George W. SHAFFER and Minnie Ann
Both were born near Clark's Hill, Tippecanoe Co., IN. Frank was born
25, 1879. It was traditional in George's family to call boys by their
name. I do not know if Glenn carried this tradition into manhood. The
is that a reference to Frank SHAFFER, Glenn SHAFFER or Frank G. SHAFFER
may be referring to the same person. Family tradition states that Glenn
was a police officer in Marion, Indiana. In 1918 Frank was living in
Tippecanoe Co., IN. In 1935, he was living in Marion and was married.
died April 1975. His last known residence was Marion, Grant Co., IN.
Little is known about Mamie SHAFFER. She was born after 1888 and before
the death of her mother on July 31, 1890. Mamie may have been a
possibly for Mary. Mamie married Jessie TIPPY, and was living in Marion
in 1918. Mamie & Jessie were still living in Marion in 1935. Any
would be appreciated.
Larry E. Brugh
Sept. 19, 1996
BRUGH, BENNETT, MARLETT
Seeking information on my great grandfather, William Hiram BRUGH, born
in Tippecanoe Co., IN around 1830-1840?? He married Mary BENNETT, also
born there, & they had 7 children: Hanna Mae, Mary Ann, Lottie
(b 9/13/1884, d 5/29/1969), Emma Jean, David Allen, Danial James, and
grandfather, William Edward BRUGH (b 12/2/1880, d 5/17/1956). They all
appear to have been born in Tippecanoe Co. My grandfather married Hazel
Agnes Gertrude MARLETT, born in Brookston, IN 7/2/1881, died 5/15/1960.
They had 6 children: Minnie Rozella (b 10/2/1907), Susanna May (b
Clearence E. (b 4/30/1912), William Russell (b 9/15/1914), Raymond
(b 5/5/1917) and my father, George Danial (b 2/4/1919). My father was
in Parshall, N.D. All help appreciated.
Sept. 12, 1996
I am looking for the will of John WATKINS, b. 1791 in VA, d. 1846 in
IN. He was supposed to be buried in Tippecanoe Co near the town of
I am also looking for his wife, Ann DUNBAR WATKINS, b. 1800 in KY, d.
She also is supposed to buried in the cemetery near Battleground. Did
leave a will which was probated in Tippicanoe Co?
Wilbur H. Haines
HAINES, EMERSON, BELL, KENTON, HUDSON, HEATH,
HAINES, Thornton Washington. Arrived White Co. ca 1842. Daughter Hannah
Ann m. John Emerson (2/1849) Tippecanoe Co. Daughter Susan Elizabeth m.
Thomas Bell (1847) White Co., Orville Kenton (1847) White Co., and
Warren Hudson (1852) White Co. This family relocated to Alameda Co., CA
about 1875. Son Ellis Asbury relocated to Alameda Co., CA ca 1852,
to m. Mary Heath, dau Ralph Heath (2/1857) after death of Mary returned
to m. widow Martha Jane (Heath) Kitchen (5/1893), both marriages
Co. It is presumed Thornton Washington HAINES lived with his dau Hannah
Emerson from Feb to Aug 1849, dod, but no burial site documented.
I am looking for information on the following individuals: BRENNER,
Peter S. married Hannah ??? Feb 18, 1837 in Tippecanoe Co, IN. Would
to know Hannah's maiden name. Any info would be appreciated. Please
Charles K. (Chuck) Reber
Aug. 31, 1996
Seeking info on g-grandparents Alfred REBER and Hannah MARTZ, parents
of my grandfather Charles Martz REBER, born in Lafayette, Tippecanoe
IN, 15 Feb 1881. LDS shows Alfred REBER b: 22 Apr 1859; d: 26 Mar 1922
in Mulberry, Clinton Co., IN. Family oral history says Alfred married
but no info on possible other REBER family. Also no info on Hannah
REBER (other than photo w/baby, circa 1890). Would appreciate identity
of parents of Alfred & Hannah, where Alfred came from, etc. Are
& Hanna buried in Mulberry? Were they married there? Thanks for
Reita Jones Burress
Aug. 31, 1996
LONBERGER, JOHNSON, KISSELL
My g-grandmother was Mary Annie LONBERGER born Nov 13, 1846 West Point,
Tippecanoe Co., IN. Married Jacob Daniel JOHNSON Sept 4, 1866. Mary
parents were Henry LONBERGER born Dec 10, 1809 in Centre Co., PA. and
KISSELL born 1812 in Lancaster Co., PA. Children of Henry and Margaret
were George, William, John, Catherine, Henry, Isaac, Mary Annie,
Children of Jacob Daniel & Mary Annie were Effie Mabel, Harry
Caroline Margaret, Edgar Harlan, Annie Estella, Myrtle Alice, Sidney
Jacob Franklin. Would like to exchange info on this family.
I have the
Co. TN GenWeb page
SHAFFER/SHAFER, WALL, PETTIT
Jacob SHAFFER (SHAFER) was born in 1817 or 1818 in Ohio. He moved from
Franklin County, Ohio, to Lafayette, in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, in
1849. His wife, named Elizabeth, was born in 1823, in Ohio. They had
known children: Windfield S., born 1847, in Ohio; and Merville, born
in Indiana. Merville SHAFFER married Margaret (Maggie) WALL, born 1852,
in New York. They married on June 30, 1873 in Tippecanoe County,
They had four know children: George, born 1875, in Tippecanoe County,
Robert M., born 1876, in Tippecanoe County, Indiana; Florance, born
in Tippecanoe County, Indiana; and Floyd, born 1878, in Tippecanoe
Indiana. Robert M. SHAFFER married Lellia A. PETTIT on February 14,
in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. The above information is certainly not
If you have any additional information, please let me know.
Searching for marriage record of Hill D. STATON, who married about
1826, very possibly in Tippecanoe County. His oldest daughter, Rhoda
born March 24, 1832 in Tippecanoe Township, Tippecanoe County. No
of wife's name. Other STATON information available for exchange.
Mary Roy Wilson
George MILLER and Mary McBRIDE MILLER were my gr-gr-grandparents.
MILLER married Mary McBRIDE sometime before 1830 when their first child
was born in Ohio. The last child born in Ohio was born in 1835. George
was born in MD. Mary was a native of PA. I can't find their parents or
siblings, and have no record of where in Ohio they lived while they had
five children. There were five more children born in Indiana. This
from the 1850 census report for Washington Twp., Tippecanoe Co, IN. The
only information I have on them came from a census report (1850) in
and the 1856 census report from Jefferson Co, Liberty Twp., Iowa. The
is as follows: 1850 census page 278--
George MILLER--age 45; farmer; r.e. value $300; born in MD; Mary
45; housekeeper; born in PA;
John MILLER--age 20; born Ohio; Daniel MILLER--age 19; born Ohio; Davis
MILLER---age 17; born Ohio;
Nancy MILLER--age 16; born Ohio; George MILLER--age 15; born Ohio;
Susan MILLER--- age 13; born Indiana; Abraham MILLER--age 12; born
Henry Co, Indiana, Apr. 30, 1838 my gr-grandfather; Henry MILLER--age
born in Indiana; Mary MILLER--age 8; born in Indiana; Israel
7; born in Indiana; Margaret MILLER age 5; born in Indiana. Anything
can find out will be greatly appreciated. Apparently there were a lot
George Millers in Indiana at the same time.
Andrew Washington Ingraham/Ingram lived in Tippecanoe Co., in the
He may have been an attorney. Served in the Black Hawk War. He owned
at one time with a Thomas Ingram. Will share any information with
researching this family.
Looking for information on the family of Deborah (YOUNG) JENNERS, a
widow, who came to Lafayette about 1829 with her children: Martin
William Morduit, David, Sarah, Mary Dulin, Saurin, Alba, and Ann (also
called Nancy). Deborah died in Lafayette 14 May 1842 and is buried in
Cemetery. Any information appreciated.
Looking for information on the family of David JENNERS and his wife,
Maria SIMPSON. David & Maria were married in Lafayette, IN on 13
1831. David was an early settler of the area and a blacksmith.
Looking for information on the family of Dr. Jonathan BRADFIELD and
his wife Sarah JENNERS. They were married in Virginia 13 Apr 1824, then
emigrated to Lafayette, IN. Jonathan died in the early 1830s. They are
buried at Greenbush Cemetery, Lafayette.
JENNERS, DE NEALE
Looking for information on Saurin JENNERS and his family. His wife,
Ruth (DeNEALE) JENNERS died as a result of a natural gas explosion in
IN in 1899. A son, Saurine, also died. Father, Saurine, seems to have
been deceased. Any information appreciated.
Looking for information on the family of Alba JENNERS who lived in
Lafayette from about 1828 until his death. Wife may have been Drusella?
Any information appreciated.
Need information on the family & descendants of Peter JENNINGS
and his wife Ann (Nancy) JENNERS. They were married in Lafayette, IN 30
Dec 1834. They had several children before Ann died on 5 Mar 1844. They
are buried at Spring Vale Cemetery. Peter married 2 more times. Any
GARROTT, BRADEN, HOCKMAN
Looking for info on decendants of William GARROTT and his wife, Lucy
Jeannette BRADEN, who were married in Lafayette, IN on 10 Feb 1877.
was born in Jefferson, Clinton Co., IN on July 31, 1852 and died in
Clinton Co., IN on 28 Oct 1914. Known children were: Alba B. Garrott,
D. Garrott, and Eleanor Wallace Garrott. Alba's wife may have been
Star ?. Florence apparently never married. Eleanor married Herbert
HOCKMAN on 27 April 1907; they had at least one child, a daughter, Jane
© 1997-2009 Tippecanoe County INGenWeb