Category Archives: Adams County

Guy Eli Richison

Guy Eli Richison
b. 4 January 1895, Geneva, Adams County, Indiana, to Frank Albert and Sarah Jane (Davis) Richison
d. 3 April 1959, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

m. Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio
Carrie Estella Stoner
b. 26 May 1895 to Jacob and Flora (Runkel) Stoner
d. 3 November 1978, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio

Children with Carrie Estella Stoner:
• Reba C. (b. 1915) married Richard Myers
• James M. (1917-1995) married Vera [–?–]
• Guy Dale (b. 1920) married Evelyn Brinkel

Guy and Carrie lived in Wabash and Wayne townships in Jay County and all of their children were born there. They left Indiana in the 1930’s and moved to Montgomery County, Ohio for the remainder of their lives.

Submitted by:
Shirley Richison Fields
Avon IN
E-mail: richison@indy.rr.com

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Andrew Teeple

Andrew Teeple
b. 23 March 1805, New York, to George and Anna (Brown) Teeple
d. 20 September 1882, Marshall Township, Louisa County, Iowa

m. 28 June 1827, Jefferson County, Ohio
Margaret Byers
b. or bapt. 4 September 1804, Erie County, Pennsylvania
d. 11 June 1893, Cairo, Iowa

Children with Margaret Byers:
• Anna (b. 1828) married (1) William Carpenter, (2) Norman Coon
• Eliza Jane (1830-1833)
• Martha (1832-1852) married Luther Carpenter
• Catherine (1834-1907) married Isaiah Hardin
• Harriet (b. 1836) married Joseph Stoops
• Sarah (1840-1928) married Samuel Coon
• Margaret (b. 1842) married George W. Brown
• Emiline (b. 1844) never married
• Mary Hiley (1846-1916) married James Mullen

Andrew bought land in 1838 in St. Mary’s Township, Adams County, Indiana. Sometime before the 1860 census they moved as they were in Pontiac Village, Livingston County, Illinois by then. After two of the daughters were married in Indiana, the whole family and sons-in-law moved on to Louisa County, Iowa, where Andrew remained.

Submitted by:
Ruth C. Eppler
Cheshine CT

Ellerson Fields

Ellerson Fields
b. 17 August 1829, Butchers Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee, to William and Judida (Sizemore) Fields
d. 23 May 1890, Havensville, Pottawatomie County, Kansas

m. 10 March 1842, Jackson Township, Randolph County, Indiana
Mary Ann Diehl
b. 15 November 1821, Butler Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, to Charles and Mary
Elizabeth (Sheets) Diehl
d. 22 April 1912, Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas

Children with Mary Ann Diehl:
• Manerva (1843-1922) married Lewis Jontra
• Lewis (1844-1927) married Martha Jane Miller
• Eli (1847-ca. 1935) married Mary Weirock
• Levi (1847-1847)
• Charles Diehl (1849-1934) married Lucinda Victoria Morris
• Elizabeth (1851-1880) married Archibald Elisha Abbott
• Ephraim (1853-1941) married Rebecca Clark
• Harriett Melissa (1854-1880) married Zachary Taylor Baysinger
• Hiram (1856-1936) married Sarah Jane Ellison
• John William (1861-1943) married Sarah Jane Dennis
• Milton Leander (1862-1953) married Clara Agnes Witham
• Leslie Martin (ca. 1864-ca. 1867)
• Jonas Squire (ca. 1864-ca. 1867)
• Mary Martha (1869-1958) married Charles A. Bateman

Ellerson lived in Ward and Jackson townships in Randolph County; Richmond Township, Grant County; and Hartford Township, Adams County, before emigrating from Indiana in 1864.

Submitted by:
Aletha M. Fields
Columbia MO
E-mail: clancy@computerland.net

Charles Diehl Fields

Charles Diehl Fields
b. 18 February 1849, Grant County, Indiana, to Ellerson and Mary Ann (Diehl) Fields
d. 29 July 1934, Gage, Ellis County, Oklahoma

m. 14 December 1873, Blue Rapids, Marshall County, Kansas
Lucinda Victoria Morris
b. 10 February 1857, Butler Township, Bates County, Missouri, to A. Joseph and Ellen C. (Butcher) Morris
d. 25 September 1916, Gage, Ellis County, Oklahoma

Children with Lucinda Victoria Morris:
• John Walter (1874-1951) married Josephine Duck
• Frederick Ephram (1876-1949) married Anna Katherine Lewis
• Estella M. (1879-ca. 1973) married Elmer Pierce
• Clarence C. (1880-1945) married Caroline Estelle Kibler
• May (1882-1882)
• Albert E. (1883-1965) married Roberta Lee Hudson
• Floy Alice (1888-1974) married James Ellis, Sr.
• Goldie (1892-1940)

Charles lived in Richland Township, Grant County, and in Hartford Township, Adams County, while in Indiana. He emigrated in 1864 from Adams County.

Submitted by:
Aletha M. Fields
Columbia MO
E-mail: clancy@computerland.net

Mary Ann Diehl

Mary Ann Diehl
b. 15 November 1821, Butler Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, to Charles and Mary Elizabeth (Sheets) Diehl
d. 22 April 1912, Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas

m. 10 March 1842, Jackson Township, Randolph County, Indiana
Ellerson Fields
b. 17 August 1820, Butchers Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee, to William and Judida (Sizemore) Fields
d. 23 May 1890, Havensville, Pottawatomie County, Kansas

Children with Ellerson Fields:
• Manerva (1843-1922) married Lewis Jontra
• Lewis (1844-1927) married Martha Jane Miller
• Eli (1847-ca. 1935) married Mary Weirock
• Levi (1847-1847)
• Charles Diehl (1849-1934) married Lucinda Victoria Morris
• Elizabeth (1851-1880) married Archibald Elisha Abbott
• Ephraim (1853-1941) married Rebecca Clark
• Harriett Melissa (1854-1880) married Zachary Taylor Baysinger
• Hiram (1856-1936) married Sarah Jane Ellison
• John William (1861-1943) married Sarah Jane Dennis
• Milton Leander (1862-1953) married Clara Agnes Witham
• Leslie Martin (ca. 1864-ca. 1867)
• James/Jonas Squire (ca. 1864-ca. 1867)
• Mary Martha (1869-1958) married Charles A. Bateman

Mary Ann’s family came to Randolph County, Indiana, in 1840. She lived in Jackson Township, Randolph County; Richland Township, Grant County; and Hartford Township, Adams County, before emigrating from Indiana in 1864.

Submitted by:
Aletha M. Fields
Columbia MO
E-mail: clancy@computerland.net

Gottlieb Friedrich Wilhelm Michael Traub

Gottlieb Friedrich Wilhelm Michael Traub
b. 9 April 1866, Bingen, Adams County, Indiana, to Gottlieb and Maria W. (Aumann) Traub
d. 17 February 1922, Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan

m. 13 May 1896, Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
Anna Rosina Muschler
b. 6 November 1870, Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
d. 2 January 1938, Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan

Children with Anna Rosina Muschler:

  • Anna Maria
  • Gotlieb Georg
  • Lydia Henriette
  • Clara Bertha
  • Wilhelm Andreas
  • Edna Louise
  • Arthur Carl

Gottlieb emigrated from Adams or Allen County in 1868 to Crete, Will County, Illinois. He attended Concordia College in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Concordia Theological Seminary in Springfield, Illinois. Gottlieb and his father were both Lutheran ministers who relocated frequently.

Submitted by:
Carol Koty
Mukwonago WI

Gottlieb Traub

Gottlieb Traub
b. 2 August 1842, Goppingen, Heiningen, Germany, to Gottlieb and Jacobine (Widmann) Traub
d. 1 July 1900, Aurora, Kane County, Illinois

m. 17 June 1864, Decatur, Adams County, Indiana
Maria W. Aumann
b. 13 September 1847, Adams County, Indiana
d. 6 February 1902, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana

Children with Maria W. Aumann:

  • Gottlieg Friedrich Wilhelm Michael
  • Lorenz Gustav
  • Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm
  • Wilhelm Christoph
  • Friedrich Wilhelm
  • Marie Emelie Friedericke
  • Emilie Lizette Elise
  • Anna Maria
  • Louisa “Luella”
  • Wilhelmine T.
  • Friedrich C.

Gottlieb Traub came directly to Indiana from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, to minister at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Allen and Adams counties. He immigrated in 1868 to Crete, Will County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Carol Koty
Mukwonago WI