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Laela Lindner  Sep. 30, 1997
1. Mary Catherine1 JONES Howard Stover, daughter of Severn JONES and Catherine MCMURRY Jones, was born in Ky 1828. Mary died 1870 at 42 years of age. She married twice. She married James Harvy HOWARD in Boone Co., IN, 31 March 1847. James was born in Russell Co VA 14 March 1826. James2 was the son of Larkin HOWARD and Rachael HERNDON . James died 12 February 1848 in Boone Co., IN, at 21 years of age. She married Samuel W. STOVER in Boone Co., IN, 18 Sep 1850 . Mary Catherine JONES Howard Stover and James Harvy HOWARD had the following child: i. Missouri Adaline HOWARD Kimball was born January 1848. Mary Catherine JONES Howard Stover and Samuel W. STOVER had the following children: ii. Sarah (Sadie)2 STOVER was born in Pro IN 1851. She married Joe ????. iii. Frank STOVER was born in Pro IN 1855. iv. William STOVER was born1857. Married ???. a. Adaline STOVER. b. Bob STOVER. He married Bertha. c. Willa STOVER. v. Mary STOVER Gerard was born 1859. She married Abner GERARD. a. Ruth GERARD McDonald15. She married ???? MCDONALD. b. Bess GERARD. . c. Earl GERALD. He married Laura ???. d. Paul GERARD. vi. John STOVER was born in Pro IN 1862. vii. George STOVER was born in Pro IN 1865.

W. Mills
Looking for info about SHIDLER family. The name has also been spelled: SHIDELER, SCHIDLER, SCHIDELER and SHIEDLER.

Tami Stallard  Sep. 28, 1997
I am researching information on a FERGUSON family who lived in Montgomery County. Joseph P. FEGUSON was born around July 26, 1829 in Montgomery County to Price FERGUSON (b. 1802) and Mary Shanks FERGUSON. Price was a farmer in the county, and the family likely had another daughter named Elizabeth, born around 1828. According to my information, both Price and Mary died on the same day, 3 weeks after the birth of their son, Joseph, around August of 1829. One source said Price and Mary died in an accident in Tippacanoe. Joseph was raised by his grandfather, Aaron FERGUSON (1778-1847) in Montgomery County and then later lived with various uncles and moved to Iowa. Does anyone have any knowledge of this family? I do have the names of Aaron FERGUSON's other sons and daughters. Any information would be helpful. My address is: Tami Stallard, 10259-A Lakeridge Square Ct., Ashland, VA 23005

Betty VanLeer  Sep. 27, 1997
David A Moore m. Mary C. McCabe in Tippecanoe Co., Indiana on July 26, 1884 by J.M. Stollard. Who were Mary's parents? If someone would do a lookup, I'd reatly appreciate it. When did they leave Tippecanoe Co., and go to Indpls? Thanks for your attention. David had 3 brothers: Sylvestor, William and George Curtis. Betty VanLeer Bvl54@aol.com

George Tennyson  Sep. 24, 1997
I am trying to find evidence of the birth of the following: Ora David,1868 to 1948, Charles Edgar, 1871 to 1948, George Washington, 1874 to 1907, Hillis Henry ( my Grandfather) 1876 to 1954 and the last to be born in Indiana, Eldora, 1875 to 1959. Hillis Herren was supposed to be born in Vigo Co. Some talk others were born in White Co.

Bill Groth   Sep. 23, 1997
Searching for parents of Catherine SHELLEY(or similar spelling). [my gr- gr-grandmother]Had sister Mary, brother Frederick. Met husband (Michael Lenhart) in Lafayette while he was on leave (32nd Indiana during Civil War). Married in Lafayette 1865 or 1866. All moved to St. Louis. Maybe this means parents dead. Willing to share information on their deaths, where buried, and Cath. & Michael's children and decendents .

Leslie Line  Sep. 23, 1997
Looking for information on the following Montgomery County Indiana residents: Benjamin F. LINE, b. Butler Co, OH m.2/5/1843 Montgomery Co, IN to Margaret Walter. Mary J. ERMANTROUT and David PETERSON m. 4/11/1849 Montgomery Co, IN. Delila PETERSON and John D. COINER m. 10/8/1836 Montgomery Co, IN. Please post to Montgomery Co. magazine as well. Leslie Line.

C. Iker  Sep. 22, 1997
Need parents of Catherine BENNETT who married Oliver WEBB 7 Oct. 1849 in Tippecanoe Co., Ind. Catherine had sisters: Susan, Nancy and Lovica "Lovey"

Dave King  Sep. 21, 1997
Searching for information about the families descended from Charles GRESS(born 15 Aug 1839 WIlkes Barre,PA) and Agnes MACDONALD(born 1860 ?) They were married 9 Oct 1879 in Benton County, IN. This was Charles' second marraige, the first being to Charlotte L HUFF who died about 1878. The children of Charles and Agnes that lived to maturity were: Lawrence GRESS b 1882 married Mattie GOLDSMITH, Isa LEMON; Blanche GRESS b 1884, m William WINDLER; Oscar GRESS b 1886, m Ida LEGRIS; Winifred GRESS b 1889, m Richard CLARK; Maude GRESS b 1891, m Clifford TINSMAN. This entire family lived in the vicinity of Raub, Earl Park and Fowler Indiana. I would like to make contact with other descendants to help further along our research.

Steve Hales  Sep. 21, 1997
I am looking for information about the parents and ancestors of Judith Green DEVORE, born 24 Jan 1844, in Lafayette, Tippeconoe Co. IN. Her parents are James DEVORE, born about1818 and Judith GREEN, born about 1822.

Jon Ridgeway  Sep. 21, 1997
Elias BUELL(1797-1871) married Sarah Hammond, daughter of Lott HAMMOND, in Allensville Oct. 19, 1817. Elias moved from Switzerland Co. to Bartholomew Co in Mar. 1821, and to Tippecannoe Co prior to 1829, as his daughter Emeline was b. in Tippecannoe Co Feb. 25, 1829. He went to Arkansas for a few months in 1834, and moved to Iowa in 1837 and to Oregon in 1847. He was a miller. Will trade information on Buell/Hammond families.

Wayne A. Rogers  Sep. 20, 1997

Jennifer Clark   Sep. 19, 1997
Charles Burns m. Margaret Wiley in 1849 in Tippecanoe County. The couple is listed in the 1850 census in Ripley, Montgomery Co. In 1860, they were in Perry, Tippecanoe Co. By 1870, they were in northern Indiana. Seeking parents and siblings of both Charles and Margaret.

Mark D. Jaeger  Sep. 14, 1997
Civil War Unit, Co. A 10th Ind. Vol. Inf./Names: MILLER, TAGGART
I am doing research on the "Lafayette Legion" Civil War unit from Tippecanoe County. This unit was federalized as Company A, 10th Indiana Volunteer Infantry and served from April-August 1861. I am most interested on any information concerning Captain Christian "Chris" Miller (1829-1871) and Company Sergeant James A. Taggart (1830?-1861). Miller was wounded and Taggart killed at Rich Mountain, Virginia (now West Virginia) on 11 July 1861. Miller later served as commander of the "Purdue Rifles" from 1862-1865 and helped raise two regiments from Tippecanoe County (72nd & 86th Indiana). I am specifically looking for any personal correspondence or diaries from any members of the above units.

Linda  Sep. 14, 1997
My gggrandfather, Heinrich Schoenberg, was minister of St. James Evangelical Church from 1859 to 1889. In the census record it of 1880, it list a son, Henry, age 6, born in Germany. There is a word which is unable to be read that preceeds the name, Henry. Would like some information on this entry. Maybe he was adopted, or fostered out to Rev. Schoenberg. Heinrich's wife was Johanna (Berner) Schoenberg. They are buried at Greenbush Cemetary. Thank you for any help you can give. Lwhansel@aol.com

Adina Dyer  Sep. 13, 1997
Seeking information on the children of WILLIAM JONES and ELIZABETH JARRETT. William  and Elizabeth  were born in Greenbrier Co. VA  and removed to Wayne Co., IN from Kanawha Co. WV in 1816. They came to Tippecanoe Co. in 1824. William died 1826, Elizabeth 1846. Need information on the following children of William and Elizabeth JONES:
EDMUND-b. 1804, d. unknown, m.(1)Frances M. BRANNON Wayne Co. IN and (2) Rachel BISSEY in Clay Co., IL. Edmund was living in Morgan Co. IL in 1850;
JOHN N.-b. ca. 1808, d.bef 1850 Clay Co., IL, m. Deborah JENNY 1825 Montgomery Co. IN
THOMAS -need ANY/ALL info on THOMAS; may have married a Catherine WAGONER in 1840 Tippecanoe Co. IN
JAMES-b. 1812, d. ? Norton Co., KS? m. Elizabeth TRIMMER 1833 Tippecanoe Co. IN
HILLARY-b. 1817 d.?, m. Martha YOUNG.  Martha may have been remarried to Johnson GRAVES in 1843. I look forward to hearing from others regarding this family, and will appreciate ANY information.

Richard Blanton  Sep. 8, 1997
Seeking information on John and Catherine (BLANTON) MURPHY that moved to Tippacanoe County in 1830s timeperiod. Story has it they filed to gain rights to adjust a road to better support a ferry they were planning to run over the Wabash. Then, John moved back to Kentucky around 1840s time period. I'm assuming Catherine went with him since she is called out in 1844 will of her father, John BLANTON, in Hendricks County, Indiana. John BLANTON had married Elizabeth WISEMAN in Greenbrier (Monroe) County, (W)VA in 1798 and died around 4 Nov 1844.

Bonnie Patterson  Sep. 7, 1997
Seeking any information on parents and siblings of my g.grandmother, Isabell(a) Jane HUDSON. She was born March 27, 1846 (near Lafayette) in Tippicanoe Co.. He father's name was Josar HUDSON. Her mother's maiden name was CROSS. She had at least one brother, who's name began with either the letter I, or J. He later served in the army. She wound up in an orphanage (possibly in Penn.) when both her parents died. There she met James Carroll REESE (from ILL.), they traveled together to Missouri where they had relatives. They were married there on August 27, 1872. Eventually moving to Kincaid KS and settling.

Debbie Beechy  Sep. 1,  1997
Seek Smith-McArthur relations. Nancy Ellen Smith b.3/28/1839 in Crawfordsville, In. married John Wesley MCARTHUR in IN, 6/9/1857, possibly Tippecanoe Co. Tippecanoe Co 1860 Census, Laramie Twp. has Wesley McARTHUR, wife Nance, sons, John and James. With other children,Francis age 17 and Elisa age 8. Who are Francis and Elisa MCARTHUR? Nancy's parents, Nicholas and Margaret SMITH. Her Siblings are: William A. b. 1827, Catherine b.5/25/1828, Henry P. b.1829, James M. b.10/8/1832, Anna M. b.1/6/1837, Issac N. b.1841, Susan E. b.ca1844

Rich Lowe
Searching for information on my grandfather Newton V. LOWE, who told relatives he was from Lafayette, Indiana (saying he worked in Lafayette but didn't live there). Time period would have been somewhere within the 1890-1905 area. Thought to have been born in N.Y. to John A. Lowe and Sarah Johnson Lowe. See my search for Newton Lowe page at: http://www.netins.net/showcase/vbciowa/nvlowe/newtonlowe.htm

Charles R. Bunnell
I am searching for the person who owns/has possession of a Family Bible of Williams Edwards, dating from the late 1700's. The Bible was referenced in a DAR Application which was submitted/approved in 1957. The Bible at that time was held by Miss Cecile Jordan, 109 Sylvia St., West Lafayette, Indiana. Miss Jordan was born about 1893, so she is no longer available. Can you locate the Bible? I am requesting the name and address of the owner. If not, can you locate a descendant of Miss Jordan? Please advise by E-mail or by writing to Charles R. Bunnell, 3211 Treemont St, Huntsville, Alabama 35801.

Lucy Ann Silvers Moore   Aug. 27, 1997
Need information on JOHN SILVER\SILVERS\SILLER\SILBERS who married ELIZA MILES\NALES\NOULS in Tippecanoe County October 27, 1844. Would love to share with others who are researching this line. Lucy

Cleta Terrell  Aug 27, 1997
Does any one have information on a TRIMMER family who was in Tippecanoe County in 1833? Richard Trimmer gave his consent for daughter Rebecca to marry Noah Jones on the 21st of August 1833. By 1850 Noah and Rebecca were living in Clay County, Illinois.

Craig Michalak   Aug. 26,  1997
***MARY CATHARINE CUPPY*** Born Lafayette, IN on 25 December 1832. Married AARON B. LONG on 11 January 1851. Seeking information on both parties. They moved to Iowa in 1851. Long moved to IN from NC. Thanks for any help locating Cuppy or Long and their families. (Aaron went top IN with a cousin Hiram Long.

Jana McIver  Aug 25, 1997
Seeking info on George Washington CUSTER (son of John CUSTER and Rachel MORGAN), married to Elizabeth SCHOOLCRAFT (SCHOOLCROFT?) on 6 Apr. 1837 in Americus, Tippecanoe County. He died on 2 Aug. 1852 in Americus, Tippecanoe County. Also looking for his daughter, Amanda Alice CUSTER, born 23 Aug. 1839 in Wabash TWP, Tippecanoe County. She married James Henry PAGE on 3 Nov. 1856 in Tippecanoe County, but the township is unknown. I would like to know where George W. CUSTER, Elizabeth CUSTER (died c. 26 Oct 1865) and John CUSTER (died c. Jul. 1865) are buried and any other info available. It's possible that Rachel Morgan CUSTER also died and was buried in Tippecanoe County. I have a lot of information on this family line to share. All responses will be acknowledged and thanks for the help.

R. P. Young  Aug 24, 1997
I am seeking info on my mother's genealogy. All I have is as follows: HALL, mary beatrice born april 16, 1887 (probably in Lafayette) graduated Lafayette high school June, 1915 Father, HALL, issac moses

Robert Campbell  Aug 23, 1997
Seeking parentage of brothers Solomon S. and Allen DeVoss circa 1820-1840 OHIO, moved to Tippecanoe County, Indiana mid 1840-s and on. Also descendants of the following Solomon DeVosses who were contemporaries of one another, all from OHIO and settled Indiana, would like to sort out and unravel histories: Solomon and Mary DeVoss of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, circa 1848 and on - children James, Ernest, Alice, Margaret, Sarah, Otis(Ulyssees), and Iva; Solomon and Susan DeVoss of Tippecanoe County, Indiana - same time period - children Solomon, Jr., William, Sadie, Dora, Daniel and Oliver; and Solomon and Cynthia De Voss of Parke County - children Isaac, Mary and William. Have information and will share. Any information and contacts appreciated. Sincerely, Robert Campbell of Long Beach, California - descendant of Solomon S. and Mary Cosner DeVoss - RCampb1437@aol.com

Linda Schuck  Aug 19, 1997
I am interested in any information on Issora and Beckie Bates. They had at least two sons. One son was Royce Bates. Other son, name unknown. Royce was supposedly from around Lafayette, IN, but we have been unable to come up with any information. Royce was probably born in late 1800's. His wife was Viota Speitel. She was born in 1889 & died in 1909 shortly after the birth of their son, Donald. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

Linda Young  Aug 12, 1997
Looking for information about George W. and Susan PERDIEW. They lived in Lafayette. George worked for a railroad and was killed in a RR accident on 4 AUG 1920. Need information about their children, copy of obituary if possible, Susan's maiden name.

Dot Butz  Aug 5, 1997
Any info. on the Stansbury family, Jeremiah Stansbury died 1826 Tippecanoe Co., Wife Sarah and son Jesse still living in 1826. Jeremiah's dau. Jemina was Judge John Provolt's first wife. Bonepart was the son of Isaac & Catherine ( Provolt) Stansbury.

Bill Farnsworth  Aug 1, 1997
WILLIAM H. BRAMBLE, married 10 Aug 1840, ANNA SLAYBACK, in Tippecanoe County IN where their three children were born. William was an inventor, and a hotel proprietor and after a business failure removed to IL sometime between 1850-60. WilliamAEs brother, SAMUEL BRAMBLE married AnnaAEs sister, AMANDA SLAYBACK, also in Tippecanoe County on 12 Nov 1840. Samuel moved around Indiana in his later years. Father of these Brambles, HENRY BRAMBLE, died in Indiana, place and time unknown. I wish to correspond with anyone who has any information about these or other BRAMBLEs in Indiana in a similar time frame.

Pamela Lynch  Aug 1, 1997
Frances Forth and wife Mary Adair are believed to be living in Tippecanoe County around 1880-1886 when their son, Frank Adair Forth was born. Looking for any information about the family. Frances Forth had arrived in the U.S. at the age of 11.

 I am trying to locate the surname of RAPE. Some of them lived in your county.Uriah Rape lived there in 1884 and his sister Harriett Rape wife of Samuel Brown also lived there in 1884. Thanks for any help. Brenda Hickman Gassaway, WV e-mail address: gsb01007@mail.wvnet.edu

Laurel Baker  Jul 27, 1997
I am researching William Baker who settled in Tippecanoe County about 1827. I think he was a farmer. He died in 1844. One of his sons, Thomas, was the proprietor of the Grand Hotel in Indianapolis. I am trying to find out the names of William Baker's parents. Thank you.

Tippecanoe or Benton Counties? My father's birth certificate says Tippecanoe County but from what I can find out his parents lived in Otterbein and are buried in Benton County. Seems like someone told me once that the county line runs through Otterbein. I don't know where to look for records of Charles Irwin Rowan, his father James Byron Rowan and mother Mary Catharine DeCamp. Also my grandmother who married Charles Irwin - she's merely listed as Mary Ella Brooks - no birthplace. They are all buried in Pine Village Cemetery. Can you help?

Doreen McMurray
I have hit a brick wall with my great-grandmother. Her name is Mary Elizabeth VanEaton. She was born August 29, 1859 in Lafayette, Indiana. I have no record of her parents. She married William Carrie, who was killed in the Civil War, and later remarried John C. McConnell in Council Grove, Kansas in 1880. They had 10 children, 8 lived.

Mary Roy Wilson
I am searching for my great great grandfather and his family. His name was George Miller and his wife Mary McBride Miller. The 1850 census of Washington Twp., Tippecanoe Co, IN shows the following: George Miller, 45, farmer, value of real estate $300, birthplace MD Mary Miller, 45, birthplace PA 11 Children. Five born in Ohio 1830/1835; six born in Indiana 1837/1845. Am particuarly anxious to trace their parents and siblings.

Robert W. Cameron
Maj. Isaiah Marpole HANNOLD, b 29 Jun 1791 in Barnsborough, NJ, d 1867 in Monitor, Tippacanoe Co., IN; m Patience Ross 1815. She died soon after the couple moved from Ohio to Monitor, IN, in 1865. Both are buried at Greenbush Cemetery, Lafayette, IN. Searching for any data about their short sojourn in Tippacanoe County, including the months and days of their death.

Jerry Hicks
***HICKS, Albert H.***Looking for any ancestral information. Albert H. was born in Tippecanoe County in 1873, the family moving sometime between 1880 and 1895 to Illinois. Hoping someone might do census check. Thank You!

Fran Bradburn Henley  Jul 5, 1997
searching for the death date and burial place for my great grandparents: Barnabus and Ann Henry BRADBURN. Barnabus and Ann were living in Clinton Co, IN in the 1860 census with their four children...Jane Bradburn Stroup, Elisha Bradburn, William Bradburn and my grandfather, Thomas Bradburn. My grandfather told us that he was an orphan and was raised by "Aunt Libby Stroup." I have not been able to find any guardianship records on them in Clinton Co. or any death records. Does anybody know if there was an epidemic around 1865-70 in that area? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Terri Shanks  Jul 5, 1997
I would like to receive information on the JACKSON/and or STEPHENS family: marriage records indicate that many of this family were married or received licenses in Tippecanoe County. I suspect that these may all have been children of Samuel JACKSON born 12/26/1794 and Susannah BETT born 3/19/1795 (died 3/2/1864?) who were married 12/5/1812. Elizabeth JACKSON (b:3/9/1815, d:12/12/1864) married Isiah SMITH either 5/9/1832 (per family records) or 5/9/1833 (per on-line Indiana marriage records)in Tippecanoe County; Phillip JACKSON(b:2/16/1817, d: 5/19/52) married Huldah McCLEARYon 10/21/1838 in Tippecanoe County; Rebeccah JACKSONn (b: 9/9/1824) married Tim COFFMIN(?) or as per Indiana marriage records - Simon Coffman on 6/24/1841 in Tippecanoe County; Amos JACKSON (b: 2/11/1819) married Hannah EDWARDS on either 4/3/1845 or per Indian marriage records 4/28/1843 in Tippecanoe County; also Amy JACKSON (b: 12/19/1829) married Robert COOPER (possibly born 1/22/33) on 10/26/1854, Melissa JACKSON(b:9/6/1838) married William R. DAVIS on 7/28/1861, and my great-great-great grandfather Samuel Andrew JACKSON(b: 2/24/1836) married Viola DAVIS on 3/24/1859 had at least one daughter - Rhoda Belle JACKSON (b: 1/19/1861 Warren County) who married James Buchanan STEPHENS on 2/13/1880

Bennie Burkett  Jul 3, 1997
Jane HALL married Henry FROWNFELTER in 1845, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Jane was born in TN ca 1821. Who are Jane's parents?:: _______ and Tabitha HALL, maybe from NC. Jane has a sister: Elizabeth. Any direction/assistance appreciated. Reply by snail mail only : 3347 Highway 165 South, Stuttgart, AR, 72160-9202 or (870)-673-6658. Thanks!

Wilbur H. Haines  Jul 2, 1997
I seek information on a David W. PARKER, b. ca 1810/1812, VA and wife Elizbeth (believe maiden name Vandever, b. ca 1812, Hampshire Co., VA. They show in 1850 census in White Co. and in 1860 census in Tippecanoe Co. I believe they are parents of Mary R. (Parker) HEATH, w/o Joshua HEATH and Susan A. (Parker) HEATH, w/o Isaac HEATH.

Betty VanLeer  Jul 1, 1997
Elijah Moore m. Catherine Harmon in Layfette, Ind on 12-15-1855. Had 4 sons: George Curtis, David, Sylvestor and William. Catherine remarried in 1867 to Wm Logan and had 4 more children. Looking for ANY information on either of these unions. Elijah just disappears, and I have checked records for remarriage, divorce and the War records to no avail. Catherine's remarriage and her ancestors from the Logan marriage may be able to give me some info. Please help if you can. I have a picture of Catherine. Elijah was either 1/2 Indian or Negro, and I can't get past him. He was b. 1826-27 in Ohio, as he states in the 1860 Ind. census. My father says he may have been adopted and given the Moore/Moor name then. Catherine's father was Henry Harmon, and they lived in the Stockwell/Mulberry area. These families married into the Harmon's, Gray's, Vaughn's, and Websters. Can anyone help??? Thank you for you reading my post. Anything would be helpful at this point.

Vicky Lowe  Jul 1, 1997
Looking for a Roderick Graham who moved to Lafayette between 1910-1930 with his wife Celia Clapsaddle from West Mansfield , Ohio Logan County , also John Hicock, or Fredrick Gobat , two husbands of Beatrice Clapsaddle. All are still alive by 1955.

W. Mills
Need info about WILBUR LEE SHIDLER, son of JACOB SCHILDER/SHIDLER & SARAH WAGNER . WILBUR married ROSE JERRELL, daughter of ROBERT JERRELL & ANNA WOLFE, on April 12, 1916, Tippecanoe Co. In.

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