Category Archives: Perry County

Elias Lanman

Elias Lanman
b. 17 November 1817, Perry County, Indiana, to John and Martha (Thrasher) Lanman
d. 16 December 1899, Davis County, Iowa

m. 5 May 1839, Perry County, Indiana
Nancy L. Miller
b. 17 November 1820, Perry County, Indiana
d. 10 February 1887, Davis County, Iowa

Children with Nancy L. Miller:
• George Washington
• Sally Ann
• Emeline
• John M.
• Reuben H.
• William W.
• Daniel Franklin
• Martha Arvilla
• Ephriam Cummings
• Lewis D.
• Nancy Araminta

Elias resided in Leopold Township, Perry County, Indiana, until about 1842, when he left for Iowa.

Submitted by:
Rev. David McDonald
Peotone IL

Abraham Stonebraker

Abraham Stonebraker
b. 11 July 1836, Delaware, Perry County, Indiana, to James and Nancy Stonebraker
d. Salina, Saline County, Kansas

m.
Mary “Polly” Rinard(?)
b. 1843, Indiana
d. Salina, Saline County, Kansas

Children with Mary Rinard(?):
• Sylvester William
• Laura B. married [–?–] Dodge

Abraham’s family was in Harrison, Blackford County, Indiana, by 1870 and left before 1885. A farmer by occupation, Abraham and Mary adopted their nephew, Alonzo Leroy Rinard, after Alonzo’s parents and his infant brother died of “the bloody plague.”

Submitted by:
Julie Rinard Scott
Casa Grande AZ
E-mail: jkscott59@msn.com

Adam Shoemaker, Jr.

Adam Shoemaker, Jr.
b. 11 March 1823, Perry County, Indiana, to Adam and Catherine (Hoover) Shoemaker
d. 7 November 1895, Montgomery County, Iowa

m/1. 17 May 1842, Perry County, Indiana
Henrietta Maddux

m/2. 11 February 1845, Perry County, Indiana
Matilda Jane Faulkenborough
b. 19 September 1819, Indiana, to James and Barbara (Flie) Faulkenborough
d. 9 March 1875, Montgomery County, Iowa

Children with Matilda Jane Faulkenborough:
• James Madison (1848-1902) married Evangeline Rosalie Smith
• Catherine (b. 1850)
• Phoebe (b. 1852) married Wright Holmes
• Jacob (b. 1855)
• Adam (b. 1858) married May [–?–]
• William (b. 1860) married Martha [–?–]

The family moved from Perry County, Indiana to Montgomery County, Iowa, in 1867.

Submitted by:
Loretta J. Marriott
Thousand Oaks CA
E-mail: retta@west.net

Nancy L Miller

Nancy L Miller
b. 17 November 1820, Perry County, Indiana, to Daniel and Tabitha (Watson) Miller
d. 10 February 1887, Davis County, Iowa

m. 5 March 1839, Perry County, Indiana
Elias Lanman
b. 17 November 1817, Perry County, Indiana
d. 16 December 1899, Davis County, Iowa

Children with Elias Lanman:
• George Washington
• Sally Ann
• Emeline
• John M.
• Reuben H.
• William W.
• Daniel Franklin
• Martha Arvilla
• Ephriam Cummings
• Lewis D.
• Nancy Araminta
• Elias Sylvester

Nancy was born and lived in Perry County, Indiana,

before leaving about 1842 for Davis County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
Rev. David McDonald
Peotone IL

Theresa Mary Goffinet

Theresa Mary Goffinet
b. 13 August 1875, Leopold Township, Perry County, Indiana, to Adolph and Mary Josephine (Rhodes) Goffinet
d. 20 August 1967, Winter Township, Sawyer County, Wisconsin

m. 18 October 1892, Leopold Township, Perry County, Indiana
Joseph Longly
b. 15 May 1864, Paris, France, to Hubert and Catherine (Harman) Longly
d. 5 June 1945, Winter Township, Sawyer County, Wisconsin

Children with Joseph Longly:
• Alfred (1893-1972) married Anna Johnson
• Clara Catherine (b. 1895) married Harold L. Barnett
• Joseph Henry (1896-1898)
• Catherine Helen (1898-1986) married Erhardt H. Huber
• Louis Joseph (1900-1945) married Victoria Huber
• Minnie Adeline (1902-1983) married John J. Eder
• Joseph Francis (1907-1990) married (1) Hazel Chase, (2) Isabell [–?–]
• Stella (1909-1994) married (1) Edmund Mark Haske, (2) Robert Ryan
• Elmer (1912-1935) married Esther Emma Kielbeau
• Wilma Marie (1915-1996) married Joseph Anthony Haske
• Raymond Louis (1919-1940) married Bernice Eleanor Golonka

Their youngest son was born in Winter, Wisconsin; all others were born in Leopold Township, Perry County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Mary F. Crook
Kingman AZ
E-mail: mcrook@rraz.net

Stanley Brown Walker

Reverend Stanley Brown Walker
b. 22 February 1787, Virginia, to Richard and [–?–] Walker
d. 27 January 1843, Coles County, Illinois

m. 27 December 1809, Hardin County, Kentucky
Mary Owens

Children with Mary Owens:

  • Benjamin
  • William
  • Richard
  • John

Stanley immigrated to Perry County, Indiana, from Hardin County, Kentucky, in 1823. He emigrated from Indiana to Clark County, Illinois, in 1832.

Submitted by:
Judith L. Weber
Greenfield IA

John Newton Bristow

JOHN NEWTON BRISTOW
b. 4 March 1858, Cannelton, Perry County, Indiana, to John James and Rebecca Jane (Wade) Bristow
d. 16 April 1938, Los Angeles County, California

m. 30 May 1887, Monona County, Iowa
Margaret “Maggie” Myrtle Morse
b. 30 September 1871, Monona County, Iowa
d. 24 March 1950, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

Children with Margaret Myrtle Morse:

  • Flossie May
  • Barbara Etta
  • William Morse
  • Thomas Newton
  • Myra Agnes
  • Frances Evelyn

Submitted by:
Dale Davidson Harguess
Huntington Beach CA