Wabash County, IN

Posted Queries for March thru April 1998

Surnames: DRAKE
Researcher: Katty Jo
Email: KATTYJO@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, March 2, 1998

I do not know if this is the right DRAKE family, however in the 1850 Wabash Co census, I found a Thomas Z. Drake with wife, Zilphia A. and they had a son, John Drake, age 13, born c1837. I have had a lost John Drake and am hoping this is ours. I am hoping someone can trace the Thomas Drake family for me? Thomas Drake bc 1806; Zilphia Drake bc 1802; Eliz bc 1828; John bc 1837; Charles bc 1842; Mary A. bc 1844; Thos born NJ & Zilphia b New York. Thank you.

Researcher: Paul E. Haley
Email: pehaley@comteck.com
Date posted: Sunday, March 8, 1998

I'm trying to find where William CAIN(born 1832 in Ohio) and Elizabeth RALSTON(born 1939 in Ohio) are buried and when they died.They were married in Miami County Feb 28,1856, and moved to Wabash County. They lived in Waltz twp in the 1880's.
Also I'm looking for Wms Parents, Francis F. CAIN(born 1784 in NY) His wife's name is Elizabeth (Unknown) born in MD in1794. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much...

Researcher: Patricia (Revis) Roth
Email: da-Troll@Comteck.Com
Date posted: Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Looking for info on Thomas ANTRIM and Lucy Ann JENKS. They were married in Wabash County 23 Feburary 1838. Any info appreciated.

Surnames: HOLCOM
Researcher: Judy Mace
Email: jkaymace@aol.com
Date posted: Friday, March 13, 1998

I am looking for information on Matthew HOLCOM. I have found that he died in Wabash county in 1867. His wife and childrens names are known to me. I want to know more about any and all of them.

Surnames: SUTTON
Researcher: Richard Clark
Email: rclark@unlinfo.unl.edu
Date posted: Wednesday, March 18, 1998

Information obtained several years ago from another researcher indicates that Richard SUTTON b. 22 Dec. 1822 and d. 15 Sept. 1906 is buried in Falls Cemetery, Wabash,IN. His father, Amos SUTTON,(no death date given) is also supposedly buried there. Does anyone have records of either or both of these burials?

Researcher: Darrell Music
Email: music@accnorwalk.com
Date posted: Wednesday, March 18, 1998

Am researching the Families "MUSIC" & "RATLIFF" and also surnames related to. I know I have many Cousin's living in Wabash that I have lost contact with. I know also that their are Music's living in Wabash that claim no relationship to the other Music's of that area. I also have several Music lines that you may belong to. Will answer any reply's concerning this matter. Thank You

Surnames: PETERSON
Researcher: Nancy C. Adkins
Email: kabaybruce@zoomnet.net
Date posted: Saturday, March 21, 1998

Hoping to find any descendants or information about PETERSON family who lived in Wabash Co. IN. Conrod PETERSON was a Revol. War soldier. His wife, Mary, moved to Wabash Co after his death. I need the names of their children. I would appreciate any help. Thank you.
Nancy C. Adkins - kabaybruce@zoomnet.net

Researcher: Amy Hayes
Email: stoney@midwest.net
Date posted: Sunday, March 22, 1998

I am looking for information on my Great-great Grandparents, Phenton & Mary METCALF. They lived in Wabash Co in the early 1860's. Phenton Metcalf was born in Hampshire County VA in 1835. Phenton married in 1861 Mary Peel WHITSON b. 1841 Wayne Co,IN. They had ten children all born in Indiana:
James M. b. Grant Co. b. 1862
Hiram (Fred) Ulysses b. Wabash Co. 1863
Lyman Trumble b. Hendricks Co. 1866
Issac Willis b. Marrion Co. 1867
Sarah Ellen (married DeLong) b. Marrion Co. 1869
Vinnie Ruth (married Cottingham) b. Boone Co. 1871
Joseph Jessie b. Boone Co. 1873
Elizabeth Alice (married Pence) b. Boone Co. 1876
Charles Augustus b. Boone Co. 1878
Grace Samson (married Smith) b. Boone Co. 1880

Son Joseph Metcalf lived in Union Mills, La Porte Co, IN.

Surnames: MORRISON
Researcher: John Morrison Sr.
Email: john.morrison@worldnet.att.net
Date posted: Monday, March 23, 1998

I'm looking for obit's for John MORRISON who was married to Hannah (Barton) Morrison. He was born abt 1796 and died after 1852. Reported to have lived, died and been buried in Belden, In. He was a farmer and a preacher. He lived in Wells County in 1850 and in Delaware County during the 1830's. He also had a son John Morrison who was a farmer and preacher who lived in Wabash County at the time of the 1860, 1870, 1880 census, then moved to Kansas.

Surnames: DOWNS, WHITE
Researcher: Jeanne Barnard
Email: ecbarnard@aol.com
Date posted: Thursday, March 26, 1998

Need info about W. Hamilton WHITE b. 1800-1810 m. #2 Hannah DOWNS 21 Dec 1830 Knox Co OH. Came to Wabash Co IN from Randolph Co IN and Knox Co OH. Was he b. in PA or VA? Where did he live in Wabash Co? I will be grateful for any and all info about this family.

Researcher: J. Stucky
Email: j5538rstu@aol.com
Date posted: Friday, March 27, 1998

Looking for informatin on Charles M. JONES and his brother, Henry Ward JONES. They operated Union Mills for many years. Henry died in Indianapolis on the 25 June 1930 and was buried in Matlock Cemetery with wife Ida. Charles had died prior to Henry. Would like to know when Charles died and where he is buried. Charles was born 29 Jul 1857, in Grant Co, IN. and is the son of Henry Ward JONES and Jane VERTRESS, he married Olie (Olive?), and had children, Addie, Carl and Mamseia (?). Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Surnames: CALDER
Researcher: Quentin Calder
Email: Quentin@writeme.com
Date posted: Saturday, March 28, 1998

Mr Marion CALDER was born in Wabash, Indiana around 1870. He was married in Fresno, California to Mrs. Ella Orilla Perry who was born somewhere in Kansas. They both died before 1958. Any information about Mr. Marion Calder, and his ancestors is appreciated.

Surnames: WILLIAMS
Researcher: Mona Sarratt Knight
Email: MonaNAriz@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, March 30, 1998

Seeking parents of Edward Ross WILLIAMS, b. Wabash Co., IN on December 31, 1859. Siblings: James Williams, Andrew Williams, P.J. Williams, R.D. Williams, T. Williams, William S. Williams, John Williams and Emma Williams (Roberts).
Edward's family moved in the early 1860's and settled in Page Co, IA, near Shenandoah. Have info to share on descendants of Edward.

Researcher: Suzanna Wells
Email: wellses@ohio.tds.net
Date posted: Monday, April 6, 1998

James BEARD and Hannah LONG. Mar. in Fairfield Co, OH. Moved to Hancock Co., OH. Then moved to Miami or Wabash Co, IN. CH: Sarah/Sally 1812-1894 mar. LITZENBERGER; Sibella mar 1st Blueford HAMILTON, 2nd Sam ROBERTSON, 3rd John LITZENBERGER. Would like to exchange info.

Surnames: KETNER
Researcher: Lois Ketner Angel
Email: lkangel@flash.net
Date posted: Friday, April 10, 1998

I am looking for a Henry KETNER. He had two children, a son and daughter, names unknown. I believe that Rev. Cornelius KETNER also lived in Wabash Co, Indiana. As far as I know, they are all buried in Wabash Co. Any information would be appreciated.Thank you, Lois Ketner Angel 208 Clarendon San Antonio,Tx 78211 lkangel@flash.net

Surnames: WOLMA
Researcher: Beryl Crismore
Email: cris@indy.net
Date posted: Saturday, April 11, 1998

WOLMA, Charles G. b. after 1894? d. between 1941 and 1943 in Wabash in an industrial accident. Was hit in the stomach by a large machine weight, died in the hospital. At one time he was a free lance photographer and was in China during a rebellion in 1936-37. I am sure he died and was buried in the Wabash Co. area. I would like to know his birth and death date and where he is buried. If there is an obit available I would appreciate the information included on that. Thank you for your help.

Surnames: PARROTT
Researcher: Freda Wagner
Email: Wcfw@concentric.net
Date posted: Wednesday, April 15, 1998

Does anyone have any information on either Andrew PARROTT or Henry D. PARROTT in the 1840 Federal Census for Wabash County? I have an ancestor, William Parrott Campbell, who supposedly was from Wabash or Switzerland County. I am wondering if he was related to one of these Parrotts. Thanks!

Researcher: Doug Souder
Email: dsouder@htonline.com
Date posted: Thursday, April 16, 1998

ELLIOTT Interested in tracing back from Jacob Quitterfield ELLIOTT (5/2/1819 - 3/19/1899) who married 5/12/1847 Rebecca Ann HESTON (8/19/1825 - 3/15/1915) in Wabash Co. Am particularly interested in ancestor named David Elliott with wife of Eunice.

Researcher: Cherie Logan
Email: chenille@vitrex.net
Date posted: Saturday, April 18, 1998

John Nobel STEPHENS b. 1804, VT married Almira FAIRBANKS b. 1809, VT. They had: 1)Joseph Fairbanks b. 1836 in Manchester, Wabash, IN. 2) Jacob H. b. 1838 in Manchester. 3) Margaret R. b. 1840 in Manchester. 5) Martha Ann b. 1842 in Manchester. and 6) Lucy A. b. 1848 in Manchester. Almira was also married to David STORY, John raised the children from this marriage as well. They were: David Myron and Lorenzo David F. STORY. I am interested in sharing information on these families with others.

Researcher: John N Watson
Email: jnwatson@aol.com
Date posted: Sunday, April 19, 1998

Seeking information on Elias WITTS and a Ellen Margaret SIMPSON GARRETT who were married 14 May 1912 in Wabash Co, IN after Ellen's husband Thomas Jefferson Garrett died in Wabash Co.

Researcher: John N Watson
Email: jnwatson@aol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, April 21, 1998

In the 1900 census of Pleasant Township of Wabash Co, IN, a Jerry CARN, 63, is listed as head of household with his wife Elizabeth, age 63 and a Emma GARRETT who is 14 years old. I suspect Emma is the child of a Thomas Jefferson Garrett of Wabash Co, IN and the Carn family is kin to these Garretts. Both of the Carn's listed indicate they were born in Pennsylvania. Emma was said to have been born in IN. Any information greatly appreciated.

Researcher: John N Watson
Email: jnwatson@aol.com
Date posted: Thursday, April 23, 1998

Seeking infomation on George BOYER who is listed in the 1920 census of Noble Township, Wabash Co, IN. The entry reads: George BOYER, Head, 33; Myrtle 22; Allen 3 6/12 and George 6/12. Myrtle is thought to be the daughter of a Thomas Jefferson GARRETT of Wabash, Wabash Co, IN and a Ellen Margaret Simpson. Any information appreciated.

Researcher: Dan Bilancio
Email: kdccarter@voyager.net
Date posted: Thursday, April 23, 1998

I am searching for ancestry and lost relatives of the following. Photos and Letters would be much appreciated.
1.) Stewart TAIT (1799-1869)
2.) The JAY Family

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