Category Archives: Marshall County

Matthias Milton Shidaker

Matthias Milton Shidaker
birth: 21 Jun 1845, Miami County, Ohio to John Shidaker, Jr. & Mary Burgher
death: 15 Apr 1927, Fulton County, Indiana
burial: Moon Cemetery, Fulton County, Indiana

marriage:
Lottie B. [–?–]
birth: abt 1859
death: bef 1900

Children of Matthias Milton Shidaker and Lottie B. [–?–]:

  • John E. Shidaker (1874 – Dec 1915)
  • Ralph Shidaker (b. 1878)
  • William Shidaker (b. May 1880)

Matthias lived in Elizabeth Township, Miami County, Ohio (1850); Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana (1864); Chicago, Illinois (1870); St. Joseph County, Indiana (1880); Aubbeenaubbee Township, Fulton County, Indiana (1900-1920); and Leiters Ford, Fulton County, Indiana (1927).

He served during the Civil War in Company K of the 13th Regiment, Indiana Cavalry.  He suffered a lifetime of pain from having a minie ball lodged in his hip.

Submitted by:
Kathleen A Rausch
chattykathy1954@yahoo.com

Edward G. Steenbergen

Edward G. Steenbergen
born: 19 Jan 1923, Lancaster, Kentucky to Marcus H. Steenbergen & Lilly M. Croucher
died: 1 Apr 2001
burial: Ft. Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado

married 8 Mar 1941
Lois M. Sisk
born: 3 Feb 1922 to Warren O. Sisk & Bessie Blanch Ransbottom
died: 16 Jun 1993
burial: Ft. Logan National Cemetary, Denver, Colorado

Children of Edward G. Steenbergen and Lois M. Sisk:

  • Carole A. Steenbergen
  • Edward G. Steenbergen Jr.
  • Dennis A. Steenbergen
  • Laurinda K. Steenbergen
  • Rodney W. Steenbergen

Ed Steenbergen served in the US Naval Reserve from 1943 to 1945. He served in the Western Pacific aboard the USS LCS (L) 49.  Ed survived the sinking of his ship by Japanese suicide boats.  He received the Combat Action Ribbon, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation medal and the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon.  Ed was a master carpenter for most of his life and worked at the Studebacker Corp. in South Bend after the War.

Ed lived in the following locations in Indiana: Delong (1933), Plymouth (1941), Rochester (1945), Hudson Lake (1951), South Bend (1960). He also lived in Lancaster, Kentucky;  Dayton, Ohio; Bellfower, California; Artisia, California; Anahiem, California; LaPuente, California; Rowland Heights, California; Mesa, Arizona; Littleton, Colorado, Alba, Texas and Aurora, Colorado.

Submitted by:
Dennis A. Steenbergen
dsteenbergen1165@gmail.com

Guy A. Lockridge

Guy A. Lockridge
b. 26 September 1886, Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, to Samuel Hamilton and Margaret Ellen (Denton) Lockridge
d. 22 April 1957, Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio

m/1. 15 September 1909, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Arizona Ione Baker
b. 5 December 1891, Dickson County, Tennessee, to [–?–] and Ella Iona Baker
d. 15 April 1919, Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio

m/2. 14 June 1920, Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio
Lydia Cotton
b. 15 January 1894, Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio
d. 1964, Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio

Children with Arizona Ione Baker:
• George Willard (b. 1910–d. infant)
• Guy A., Jr. (b. 1914-d. infant)
• Margaret Ellen (1916-1993)
• Meredith Earl (1917-1994) married Emma Rose Hatter

Children with Lydia Cotton:
• Willard Clinton (1921-1968) married Ann Vincer, divorced

Guy’s parents were born in Indiana, but they had moved to Illinois by the time he was born. He lived there until 1900 when the family returned to Marshall County, Indiana. By 1909 he had moved yet again, this time to Lorain, Ohio. He was in Dickson County, Tennessee for awhile, but had returned to Indiana by 1917 when his son Meredith was born in Starke County.

He worked as a rigger in a shipyard, as a railroad fireman, and as a civil engineer in Lorain, Ohio. When his first wife, Arizona Baker died in 1919, he gave his children, Margaret and Meredith, to his brother Charles to raise. After he remarried, he took his daughter back, but not his son. A stroke in 1942 left him confined to a wheelchair.

Submitted by:
Joan Cole
Odessa MO
E-mail: jmcole@iland.net

Anna Daggy

Anna Daggy
b. 1794, Virginia, to Jacob and Elizabeth (Michael) Daggy, Sr.
d. about 1860 or 1861, Kansas, Illinois

m. 25 February 1811, Virginia
Andrew Lockridge
b. 23 December 1790, Augusta County, Virginia, to Samuel and Elizabeth (Khale) Lockridge
d. 14 January 1874, Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana

Children with Andrew Lockridge:
• John D. (1818-1902) married Malinda Harker
• Andrew J. (1822-1869) married Elizabeth G. Small
• William Henry (1826-1879) married Abigail Goff
• James Allen (1831-1914) married Lucy L. Whitmore
• Joshua (1837-1917) married Catherine Brown

Anna, a farmer’s wife, came to Henry County, Indiana, prior to 1830. By 1850, they were living in Green Township, Howard County, but in 1856 they left Indiana for North English, Iowa County, Iowa, during the cholera epidemic. Anna and her sons lived close to each other while in Iowa.

Around 1860 or 1861, while on the way back to Indiana, Anna died in Illinois before reaching the Hoosier state again.

Submitted by:
Joan Cole
Odessa MO
E-mail: jmcole@iland.net

James H. Stack

James H. Stack
b. 18 June 1857, Marshall County, Indiana, to James and Alice Stack
d. 20 March 1935, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

m/1. 25 May 1886, Arcola, Allen County, Indiana
Alice Agnes Dooley
b. 27 August 1868, Arcola, Allen County, Indiana, to John and Johanna (Quinn) Dooley
d. 18 April 1900, Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana

m/2. 17 April 1907, Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio
Clara Cecelia Smith
b. 18 June 1891, Bloomville, Seneca County, Ohio, to John T. and Mary (Unser) Smith
d. 19 July 1949, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

Children with Alice Agnes Dooley:
• Mary Magdalene

Children with Clara Cecelia Smith:
• William
• James E.
• Dennis
• Mary C.
• Robert J.
• Bernard
• Leonard
• Clara
• John T.
• Paul

James lived in Plymouth and Donaldson in Marshall County, Indiana, before his work on the Pennsylvania Railroad took him to Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, after 1900.

Submitted by:
Kelvin C. Boyle
Woodridge IL
E-mail: kelverl@yahoo.com

Hiram Walter Snider

Hiram Walter Snider
b. 23 October 1846, North Benton, Mahoning County, Ohio, to John and Elizabeth “Betsy” (Russell) Snider
d. 28 July 1918, Chelsea, Rogers County, Oklahoma

m/1. 28 April 1868, Bourbon, Marshall County, Indiana
Christena Gross
b. 1847, Ohio
d. Parsons, Kansas

m/2. 5 June 1890, Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma
Annie B. Henry

Children with Christena Gross:
• Raymond (b. 1876)

Children with Annie B. Henry:
• Thomas Benton (b. 1892)
• Perry Edwin (b. 1893)
• Jerry Russell (1895-1909)
• Walter Isaac (b. abt. 1900)

Hiram came to Syracuse, Kosciusko County, Indiana, in 1853. He lived in Madison Township, St. Joseph County; Bourbon Township, Marshall County; and Scott Township, Kosciusko County, before leaving the state sometime after 1880. The family went to Telluride, Colorado.

After divorcing Christena, Hiram went to Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma, where he met Annie. Annie’s father was one of the Cherokee participants in the “Trail of Tears” in the late 1830’s. In 1910, Hiram, Annie and the boys are in Rogers County, Oklahoma, living on their Cherokee Indian land allotment. By 1917, Hiram and Annie were separated, and he was living in Chelsea, Craig County, Oklahoma.

Hiram served in Company A, 35th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers during the Civil War. He enlisted at La Porte, Indiana. He filed pensions in 1881, 1883, 1898, and 1917. Annie filed as his widow in 1929.

Submitted by:
Shirley Miller Thompson
Etna Green IN
E-mail: shirlthompson@maplenet.net

Otto I Old

Otto I Old
b. 3 August 1881, Deedsville, Miami County, Indiana, to John C. and Sarah S. (Stallard) Old
d. 18 December 1963, Davidson, Saskatchewan, Canada

m. 4 April 1905, Peru, Miami County, Indiana
Grace Emma Callaway
b. 17 July 1885, Macy, Marshall County, Indiana
d. 8 January 1984, Davidson, Saskatchewan, Canada

Children with Grace Emma Callaway:
• Helen Pearl
• Marion John
• Ruby Grace
• Golda Bell
• Velma Bertrice
• Wayne Cyril
• Vivien Cozette
• Nondus Marie
• Noble Otto
• Fern Patricia
• Nina Mercedes
• Iria Wilda
• Frances Leah
• Howard Roscoe
• Merritt Hurd

Otto and family emigrated from Deedsville, Miami County, Indiana, in 1907.

Submitted by:
Marilyn McConnell
Las Vegas NV
E-mail: bratcatii@aol.com