TIPPECANOE COUNTY, INDIANA
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Sep. 30, 1997
JONES, McMURRY, HOWARD, HERNDON, STOVER,
1. Mary Catherine1 JONES Howard Stover, daughter of Severn JONES and
Catherine MCMURRY Jones, was born in Ky 1828. Mary died 1870 at 42
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.
was the son of Larkin HOWARD and Rachael HERNDON . James died 12
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
W. STOVER had the following children: ii. Sarah (Sadie)2 STOVER was
in Pro IN 1851. She married Joe ????. iii. Frank STOVER was born in Pro
IN 1855. iv. William STOVER was born1857. Married ???. a. Adaline
b. Bob STOVER. He married Bertha. c. Willa STOVER. v. Mary STOVER
was born 1859. She married Abner GERARD. a. Ruth GERARD McDonald15. She
married ???? MCDONALD. b. Bess GERARD. . c. Earl GERALD. He married
???. d. Paul GERARD. vi. John STOVER was born in Pro IN 1862. vii.
STOVER was born in Pro IN 1865.
Looking for info about SHIDLER family. The name has also been spelled:
SHIDELER, SCHIDLER, SCHIDELER and SHIEDLER.
Tami Stallard Sep.
I am researching information on a FERGUSON family who lived in
County. Joseph P. FEGUSON was born around July 26, 1829 in Montgomery
to Price FERGUSON (b. 1802) and Mary Shanks FERGUSON. Price was a
in the county, and the family likely had another daughter named
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
of 1829. One source said Price and Mary died in an accident in
Joseph was raised by his grandfather, Aaron FERGUSON (1778-1847) in
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
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:
William and George Curtis. Betty VanLeer Bvl54@aol.com
Sep. 24, 1997
I am trying to find evidence of the birth of the following: Ora
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.
Searching for parents of Catherine SHELLEY(or similar spelling). [my
gr- gr-grandmother]Had sister Mary, brother Frederick. Met husband
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
Line Sep. 23, 1997
LINE, WALTER, ERMANTROUT, PETERSON, COINER
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.
Montgomery Co, IN. Delila PETERSON and John D. COINER m. 10/8/1836
Co, IN. Please post to Montgomery Co. magazine as well. Leslie Line.
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
Dave King Sep. 21,
GRESS, MACDONALD, WINDLER, CLARK, TINSMAN
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'
marraige, the first being to Charlotte L HUFF who died about 1878. The
children of Charles and Agnes that lived to maturity were: Lawrence
b 1882 married Mattie GOLDSMITH, Isa LEMON; Blanche GRESS b 1884, m
WINDLER; Oscar GRESS b 1886, m Ida LEGRIS; Winifred GRESS b 1889, m
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
Steve Hales Sep. 21,
I am looking for information about the parents and ancestors of Judith
Green DEVORE, born 24 Jan 1844, in Lafayette, Tippeconoe Co. IN. Her
are James DEVORE, born about1818 and Judith GREEN, born about
Jon Ridgeway Sep.
Elias BUELL(1797-1871) married Sarah Hammond, daughter of Lott HAMMOND,
in Allensville Oct. 19, 1817. Elias moved from Switzerland Co. to
Co in Mar. 1821, and to Tippecannoe Co prior to 1829, as his daughter
was b. in Tippecannoe Co Feb. 25, 1829. He went to Arkansas for a few
in 1834, and moved to Iowa in 1837 and to Oregon in 1847. He was a
Will trade information on Buell/Hammond families.
Wayne A. Rogers
Sep. 20, 1997
I'M LOOKING FOR INFO ON JAY ALVIN ROGERS AND EDA MAY (?) CALL ROGERS
BORN 7-4-00 AND 10-1-00 IN OR AROUND THE LAFAYETTE AREA TILLTHE 50'S
WAS MY GRANDFATHER AND I HAVE A COUSIN NAME NORMAN KAY ROGERS BORN
JULY OF 42 THAT I WOULD LIKE TO LOCATE
Sep. 19, 1997
Charles Burns m. Margaret Wiley in 1849 in Tippecanoe County. The
is listed in the 1850 census in Ripley, Montgomery Co. In 1860, they
in Perry, Tippecanoe Co. By 1870, they were in northern Indiana.
parents and siblings of both Charles and Margaret.
Sep. 14, 1997
Civil War Unit, Co. A 10th Ind. Vol.
I am doing research on the "Lafayette Legion" Civil War unit from
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
1861. Miller later served as commander of the "Purdue Rifles" from
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
Church from 1859 to 1889. In the census record it of 1880, it list a
Henry, age 6, born in Germany. There is a word which is unable to be
that preceeds the name, Henry. Would like some information on this
Maybe he was adopted, or fostered out to Rev. Schoenberg. Heinrich's
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
JONES, JARRETT, JENNY, WAGONER, TRIMMER,
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
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
in 1840 Tippecanoe Co. IN
JAMES-b. 1812, d. ? Norton Co., KS? m. Elizabeth TRIMMER 1833
HILLARY-b. 1817 d.?, m. Martha YOUNG. Martha may have been
to Johnson GRAVES in 1843. I look forward to hearing from others
this family, and will appreciate ANY information.
Sep. 8, 1997
BLANTON, MURPHY, WISEMAN
Seeking information on John and Catherine (BLANTON) MURPHY that moved
to Tippacanoe County in 1830s timeperiod. Story has it they filed to
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
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.
BLANTON had married Elizabeth WISEMAN in Greenbrier (Monroe) County,
in 1798 and died around 4 Nov 1844.
Sep. 7, 1997
HUDSON, CROSS, REESE
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
the letter I, or J. He later served in the army. She wound up in an
(possibly in Penn.) when both her parents died. There she met James
REESE (from ILL.), they traveled together to Missouri where they had
They were married there on August 27, 1872. Eventually moving to
KS and settling.
Seek Smith-McArthur relations. Nancy Ellen Smith b.3/28/1839 in
In. married John Wesley MCARTHUR in IN, 6/9/1857, possibly Tippecanoe
Tippecanoe Co 1860 Census, Laramie Twp. has Wesley McARTHUR, wife
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
SMITH. Her Siblings are: William A. b. 1827, Catherine b.5/25/1828,
P. b.1829, James M. b.10/8/1832, Anna M. b.1/6/1837, Issac N. b.1841,
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
1890-1905 area. Thought to have been born in N.Y. to John A. Lowe and
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
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
Indiana. Miss Jordan was born about 1893, so she is no longer
Can you locate the Bible? I am requesting the name and address of the
If not, can you locate a descendant of Miss Jordan? Please advise by
or by writing to Charles R. Bunnell, 3211 Treemont St, Huntsville,
Lucy Ann Silvers Moore
Need information on JOHN SILVER\SILVERS\SILLER\SILBERS who married
ELIZA MILES\NALES\NOULS in Tippecanoe County October 27, 1844. Would
to share with others who are researching this line. Lucy
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
marry Noah Jones on the 21st of August 1833. By 1850 Noah and Rebecca
living in Clay County, Illinois.
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
They moved to Iowa in 1851. Long moved to IN from NC. Thanks for any
locating Cuppy or Long and their families. (Aaron went top IN with a
Jana McIver Aug 25,
CUSTER, MORGAN, SCHOOLCRAFT
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,
County. Also looking for his daughter, Amanda Alice CUSTER, born 23
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
and John CUSTER (died c. Jul. 1865) are buried and any other info
It's possible that Rachel Morgan CUSTER also died and was buried in
County. I have a lot of information on this family line to share. All
will be acknowledged and thanks for the help.
R. P. Young Aug
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)
Lafayette high school June, 1915 Father, HALL, issac moses
Aug 23, 1997
Seeking parentage of brothers Solomon S. and Allen DeVoss circa
OHIO, moved to Tippecanoe County, Indiana mid 1840-s and on. Also
of the following Solomon DeVosses who were contemporaries of one
all from OHIO and settled Indiana, would like to sort out and unravel
Solomon and Mary DeVoss of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, circa 1848 and
- children James, Ernest, Alice, Margaret, Sarah, Otis(Ulyssees), and
Solomon and Susan DeVoss of Tippecanoe County, Indiana - same time
- children Solomon, Jr., William, Sadie, Dora, Daniel and Oliver; and
and Cynthia De Voss of Parke County - children Isaac, Mary and William.
Have information and will share. Any information and contacts
Sincerely, Robert Campbell of Long Beach, California - descendant of
S. and Mary Cosner DeVoss - RCampb1437@aol.com
Linda Schuck Aug 19,
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
Royce was supposedly from around Lafayette, IN, but we have been unable
to come up with any information. Royce was probably born in late
His wife was Viota Speitel. She was born in 1889 & died in 1909
after the birth of their son, Donald. Any info would be greatly
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
on 4 AUG 1920. Need information about their children, copy of obituary
if possible, Susan's maiden name.
Aug 5, 1997
Any info. on the Stansbury family, Jeremiah Stansbury died 1826
Co., Wife Sarah and son Jesse still living in 1826. Jeremiah's dau.
was Judge John Provolt's first wife. Bonepart was the son of Isaac
Catherine ( Provolt) Stansbury.
WILLIAM H. BRAMBLE, married 10 Aug 1840, ANNA SLAYBACK, in Tippecanoe
County IN where their three children were born. William was an
and a hotel proprietor and after a business failure removed to IL
between 1850-60. WilliamAEs brother, SAMUEL BRAMBLE married AnnaAEs
AMANDA SLAYBACK, also in Tippecanoe County on 12 Nov 1840. Samuel moved
around Indiana in his later years. Father of these Brambles, HENRY
died in Indiana, place and time unknown. I wish to correspond with
who has any information about these or other BRAMBLEs in Indiana in a
Frances Forth and wife Mary Adair are believed to be living in
County around 1880-1886 when their son, Frank Adair Forth was born.
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
wife of Samuel Brown also lived there in 1884. Thanks for any help.
Hickman Gassaway, WV e-mail address: email@example.com
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,
was the proprietor of the Grand Hotel in Indianapolis. I am trying to
out the names of William Baker's parents. Thank you.
ROWAN, DeCAMP, IRWIN, BROOKS
Tippecanoe or Benton Counties? My father's birth certificate says
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
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
DeCamp. Also my grandmother who married Charles Irwin - she's merely
as Mary Ella Brooks - no birthplace. They are all buried in Pine
Cemetery. Can you help?
VAN EATON, CARRIE, McCONNELL
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
in the Civil War, and later remarried John C. McConnell in Council
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,
PA 11 Children. Five born in Ohio 1830/1835; six born in Indiana
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
the couple moved from Ohio to Monitor, IN, in 1865. Both are buried at
Greenbush Cemetery, Lafayette, IN. Searching for any data about their
sojourn in Tippacanoe County, including the months and days of their
***HICKS, Albert H.***Looking for any ancestral information. Albert
H. was born in Tippecanoe County in 1873, the family moving sometime
1880 and 1895 to Illinois. Hoping someone might do census check. Thank
Fran Bradburn Henley
Jul 5, 1997
searching for the death date and burial place for my great
Barnabus and Ann Henry BRADBURN. Barnabus and Ann were living in
Co, IN in the 1860 census with their four children...Jane Bradburn
Elisha Bradburn, William Bradburn and my grandfather, Thomas Bradburn.
My grandfather told us that he was an orphan and was raised by "Aunt
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
JACKSON, STEPHENS, BETT, McCLEARY, EDWARDS,
COOPER, DAVIS COFFMIN, SMITH
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
(b:3/9/1815, d:12/12/1864) married Isiah SMITH either 5/9/1832 (per
records) or 5/9/1833 (per on-line Indiana marriage records)in
County; Phillip JACKSON(b:2/16/1817, d: 5/19/52) married Huldah
10/21/1838 in Tippecanoe County; Rebeccah JACKSONn (b: 9/9/1824)
Tim COFFMIN(?) or as per Indiana marriage records - Simon Coffman on
in Tippecanoe County; Amos JACKSON (b: 2/11/1819) married Hannah
on either 4/3/1845 or per Indian marriage records 4/28/1843 in
County; also Amy JACKSON (b: 12/19/1829) married Robert COOPER
born 1/22/33) on 10/26/1854, Melissa JACKSON(b:9/6/1838) married
R. DAVIS on 7/28/1861, and my great-great-great grandfather Samuel
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
165 South, Stuttgart, AR, 72160-9202 or (870)-673-6658. Thanks!
Wilbur H. Haines Jul
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
and Susan A. (Parker) HEATH, w/o Isaac HEATH.
Betty VanLeer Jul 1,
Elijah Moore m. Catherine Harmon in Layfette, Ind on 12-15-1855. Had
4 sons: George Curtis, David, Sylvestor and William. Catherine
in 1867 to Wm Logan and had 4 more children. Looking for ANY
on either of these unions. Elijah just disappears, and I have checked
for remarriage, divorce and the War records to no avail. Catherine's
and her ancestors from the Logan marriage may be able to give me some
Please help if you can. I have a picture of Catherine. Elijah was
1/2 Indian or Negro, and I can't get past him. He was b. 1826-27 in
as he states in the 1860 Ind. census. My father says he may have been
and given the Moore/Moor name then. Catherine's father was Henry
and they lived in the Stockwell/Mulberry area. These families married
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
Vicky Lowe Jul
GRAHAM, CLAPSADDLE, HICOCK, GOBAT
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
All are still alive by 1955.
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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