Category Archives: Lake County

David McLean

David McLean
birth: 15 Sep 1870 in Scotland to Hugh and Margaret (Gray) McLean
death: 1950 at Hammond, Lake Co., IN
burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Hammond, Lake Co., IN

marriage: 9 Sep 1896, Lake Co., IN
Mary Matson
birth: 1876 in Norway to Anton Matson
death: 1918 at Hammond, Lake Co., IN
burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Hammond, Lake Co., IN

Children of David McLean and Mary Matson McLean:

  • Margaret Matson
  • George Anthony Matson, b. 27 Oct 1899, d. 24 Dec 1977
  • John Matson
  • James Matson
  • Paul Matson, b. 3 Feb 1913, d. 22 May 1997

David McLean lived In:

Scotland and Hammond, Lake County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Mary Slaughter
Email: maryslaughter1539@yahoo.com

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Aden Martin Fehlman

Aden Martin Fehlman
birth: at Chicago, Cook Co., IL to Mathias Fehlman and Margaret Arnold
death: 20 Mar 1947 at Chicago, Cook Co., IL
burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Crown Point, Lake Co., IN

marriage: 1 Jan 1885, Crown Point, Lake Co., IN
Pearl Holton
birth: 9 Jun 1857, Crown Point, Lake Co., IN to Charles V. Holton and Margaret J. Cochran
death: 2 Apr 1940, in Chicago, Cook Co., IL
burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Crown Point, Lake Co., IN

Children of Aden Martin Fehlman and Pearl Holton:

  • Claire Ruby Fehlman, b. 11 Dec 1886, d. 24 Sept 1960, m. Emma Don Baker, 15 Oct 1909
  • May Ora Fehlman, b. 23 May 1888, d. about 1960, m. Hugh Keough
  • Margaret Jane Fehlman, b. 18 Dec 1890, d. 16 Apr 1970, missionary to Pakistan until age 81
  • Josephine Geneva Fehlman, b. 27 Mar 1892, d. 13 Feb 1927
  • Walter Fay Fehlman, b. 28 Aug 1895, d. 1951, m. Gertrude Pfirter, 15 Aug 1922
  • Gertrude Fehlman, b. 8 Sep 1898, d. 30 Apr 1973, m. John Alexander, 1925

Aden Martin Fehlman lived In:

1885- 1946: At 325 Vernon Avenue, Crown Point, Lake County, Indiana from the time he was married until he moved to Chicago in his old age to live with a daughter.

Other Information:

Wife Pearl when to Englewood to be with her mother for the births of May, Josephine, and Walter.

If you wish more information on the Fehlman and Holton lines, please contact the submitter at the email below.

Submitted by:
Jo Furman
Email: jofurman@gmail.com

Alice Margaret Compton

Alice Margaret Compton
birth: 29 Dec 1908 at Indianapolis, Indiana to Wesley Albert Compton and Lillian May Toole
death: 22 Aug 1997 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN

First marriage: 25 Nov 1930 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
Harold Rickabaugh
birth: 23 Sep 1904 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN to William M. Rickabaugh and Laura B. Palmer
death: 14 Jun 1991 in Gary, Lake Co., IN
burial: Northwest Indiana Cremation Services, Crown Point, IN

Second marriage:
Mark Rudman
birth: 19 Jan 1878, Sosice, Croatia, Austro-Hungarian Empire
death: 15 Jan 1958, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN

Third marriage:
Hershel Verne Arney
birth: 14 Dec 1891 at Danville, Vermillion Co., IL
death: 19 Sep 1968 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Memorial Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN

Children of Alice Margaret Compton and Mark Rudman:

  • Janet Anne Rudman, b. 31 Jul 1938 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN, d. 2 Jan 2011, m. (1) Norman Eldred Lee, (2) William Ray Webb

Alice Margaret Compton lived In:

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Cheryl Cockrum
Email: ccockrum59@gmail.com

 

Violetta Keeton

Violetta Keeton
birth: 3 Oct 1793, Patrick County, VA to David Keeton and Anna (Poore) Keeton
death: 15 Sep 1869, Lake County, IN
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, IN

marriage: 21 Feb 1815, Gallia County, OH
James Rice
birth: 27 Nov 1795, Wythe (Tazewell) County, VA
death:6 Aug 1874, Lake County, IN
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, IN

Children of James and Violetta (Keeton) Rice:

  • Irena Rice, b. 1816, d. 1878, m. John Cottrill
  • Edward W. Rice, b. 1818, d. 1880, m. Emetine Butts, m. Elizabeth Westfall
  • Tazwell S. Rice, b. 1821, d. 1870, m. Maria Pratt
  • Fatima Rice, b. 1823, d. 1900, m. Silas Cottrell (Cottrill)
  • Esther Rice, b. 1824, d. 1902, m. James Butts
  • Elias M. Rice, b. 1827, d. 1901, m. Casander Copelan
  • James V. Rice, b. 1833, d. 1911, m. Martha Alyea, m. Vilora Alyea, m. Elizabeth Malcolm

Violetta Keeton Rice lived in:

  • 1783-1806- Patrick County area, VA
  • 1807-1815- Huntington Township, Gallia, OH
  • 1820- Jackson County, OH
  • 1830-1850- Athens County, OH
  • 1850-1856- Vinton County OH, sold farm and moved to Indiana
  • 1856-1869- Eagle Creek Township, Lake, IN, outside of Hebron

Daughter of David Keeton, who served three tours as a veteran of the Revolutionary War from Virginia.

Husband James Rice was a two tour veteran of the War of 1812, from Ohio.

Accepted for “First Family” status in Ohio by The Ohio Genealogical Society, 4 March 2015.

Other family lineage is at Find A Grave memorial #39861529.

Submitted by:
Ruth Rice Patterson
Email: dgpatterson@earthlink.net

 

James Vinton Rice

James Vinton Rice
birth: 1 March 1833, Athens County, Ohio to James Rice & Violetta Keeton
death: 10 November 1911, Rose Lawn, Indiana
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 1st: 25 December 1861, Porter County, Indiana
Martha J. Alyea
birth: 9 December 1843, Lake County, Indiana to Samuel Ingersoll Alyea & Mary Ann Doty
death: 2 October 1872, Porter County, Indiana
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 2nd: 1 January 1873, Lake County, Indiana
Vilora Alyea
death: 1 September 1876
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 3rd: 28 July 1878, Porter County, Indiana
Elizabeth Macomb
death: 28 March 1910
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

Children of James Vinton Rice and Vilora Alyea:

  • Bertha Rice (1873-1948)

Children of James Vinton Rice and Elizabeth Macomb:

  • Clair M. Rice (1879-1953), mother’s name
  • Lucie Rice (1876-1970)
  • Ethel L. Rice (1887-1904)

James lived in Eagle Creek Township, Lake County, Indiana (1860-1870); Hebron, Porter County, Indiana (1880); Boone Township, Porter County, Indiana (1900-1910); Brown Township, Athens County, Ohio (1840); South Brown Township, Vinton County, Ohio (1850).

James moved to Lake County, Indiana about 1856.

Family history located at Find-A-Grave Memorial # 39861570.

Submitted by:
Ruth Rice Patterson
dgpatterson@earthlink.net

James Rice

James Rice
birth: 27 November 1795, Wythe (Tazewell) County, Virginia
death: 6 August 1874, Lake County, Indiana
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 1st: 21 February 1815, Gallia County, Ohio
Violetta Keeton
birth: 3 October 1793, Patrick County, Virginia to David Keeton and Anna Poore
death: 15 September 1869, Lake County, Indiana
burial: Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana

married 2nd: 27 May 1872, Lake County, Indiana
Eliza Briggs Button

Children of James Rice and Violetta Keeton:

  • Irena Rice (1816-1878) married John Cottrill
  • Edward W. Rice (1818-1880) married Emetine Butts and Elizabeth Westfall
  • Tazwell S. Rice (1821-1870) married Maria Pratt
  • Fatima Rice (1823-1900) married Silas Cottrell (Cottrill)
  • Esther Rice (1824-1902) married James Butts
  • Elias M. Rice (1827-1901) married Casander Copelan
  • James V. Rice (1833-1911) married Martha Alyea, Vilora Alyea, and Elizabeth Malcomb

James lived in Eagle Township, Lake County, Indiana. He owned farm land in Lake County and Porter County, Indiana. Before moving to Indiana, James lived in Tazewell County, Virginia; Gallia County, Ohio (1812-1815); Bloomfield Township, Jackson County, Ohio (1820); Elk Township, Athens County, Ohio (1830); Brown Township, Athens County, Ohio (1840); South Brown Township, Vinton County, Ohio (1850).

He purchased a 120 acre farm in Athens County, Ohio in 1834. He sold the farm in 1856 and relocated to Indiana.
Married second wife, Eliza Briggs Button Rice, 27 May 1872, Lake County, IN.  No children by that marriage.
Served two tours in War of 1812 with the Ohio Militia and was awarded a 160 acre Land Grant in Iowa (1850).

Irena and Fatima Rice married brothers John and Silas Cottrill. Edward and Esther Rice married brother and sister Emetine and James Butts. James V. married two sisters (deceased) and then Elizabeth Malcomb.

Submitted by:
Ruth Rice Patterson
dgpatterson@earthlink.net

John Andrew Barr

John Andrew Barr
b. 10 September 1908, Henry Township, Fulton County, Indiana, to Earl Ray and Bertha (Mattix) Barr
d. 16 January 1979, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois

m. 28 October 1933, Gary, Lake County, Indiana
Louise Stentz
b. 8 September 1911, Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio, to Frank William and Mathilda (Thorndell) Stentz
d. 15 December 1993, Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida

Children with Louise Stentz:
• John Robert (b. 1936)
• George Louis (b. 1938)
• Richard Allen (b. 1941)
• Barbara Ann (b. 1948)

The Barr family came to Indiana in the 1850’s. John Andrew graduated from DePauw University and Indiana University and lived in Gary, Lake County, Indiana from about 1935 to 1942. He was a lawyer and in private practice in Gary for several years before going to work for Montgomery Ward & Co. in Chicago as the company’s chief labor lawyer and moving to Wilmette, Cook County, Illinois. He moved up through the corporate ranks, was named Secretary and, in 1955, became President and Chairman of the Board. He left Wards in 1965 to become Dean of the School of Business at Northwestern University. He retired in 1975.

Submitted by:
J. Robert Barr
Evanston IL
E-mail: barrbob@comcast.net