Category Archives: Fountain County

Wilson Bailey Riley

Wilson Bailey Riley
b. 30 January 1840, Hillsboro, Fountain County, Indiana, to James and Charity (Brown) Riley
d. 24 August 1920, Orting, Pierce County, Washington

m. 2 August 1865, Steam Corners, Fountain County, Indiana
Martha Elizabeth Jones
b. 25 July 1839, Indiana
d. 24 August 1915, Renton, King County, Washington

Children with Martha Elizabeth Jones:

  • William
  • Sherman
  • Elvessa Charity
  • David S.
  • Walter O.
  • Gaylord Finley
  • Carl Tinsley

Wilson moved from Wabash Township, Fountain County, Indiana, to Houston Township, Smith County, Kansas, in 1877.

Submitted by:
Linda Riley Diemert
Auburn WA

Sarah Elizabeth Livengood

Sarah Elizabeth Livengood
b. 4 August 1847, Jackson Township, Fountain County, Indiana, to Elias and Barbara (Star’ness) Livengood
d. 17 December 1932, Crescent, Logan County, Oklahoma

m. 12 February 1867, Hardin County, Iowa
William Riley Ballard
b. 2 September 1832, New York
d. 5 June 1910, Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas

Children with William Riley Ballard:

  • Carrie Evenaline
  • William Elias
  • Cora Isadine
  • Minnie Melvina

Sarah emigrated about 1855 from Fountain County, Indiana, to Hardin County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
JoAnn Wilkerson
Lenexa KS

John Huff Dunkin

John Huff Dunkin
b. 20 January 1800, Pennsylvania, to Hercules and Sarah (Hough) Dunkin
d. 5 May 1875, Marion County, Iowa

m. 17 September 1842, Fountain County, Indiana
Elizabeth Sargent
b. 10 July 1817, Champaign County, Ohio, to George and Abigail (Rhodes) Sargent
d. 3 August 1890, Marion County, Iowa

Children with Elizabeth Sargent:

  • Sarah Jane (1843–1931) married William Williams
  • Amos Ross (1847–1924) married Etheline Barnett
  • Lucinda A. (1850–1933) married Christopher C. Sharon
  • John Sargent (1852–1910)

Submitted by:
Iris E. Grimmett
Sweet Home OR