Category Archives: Scott County

Bonnie Lincoln Noe

Bonnie Lincoln Noe
birth: 13 Feb 1921, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY to C.F. Noe and Agatha May Lightcap
death: 16 Feb 1999 at Naples, Collier Co., FL
burial: Barnes Cemetery, Nabb, Clark Co., IN

marriage: 29 Mar 1944, Scottsburg, Scott Co., IN
Margaret Ann Nicholson
birth: 21 Sep 1927, Salem, Washington Co., IN to Noble Durward Nicholson and Ruth Helen Voyles
death: 9 Feb 2016, Naples, Collier Co., FL
burial: Barnes Cemetery, Nabb, Clark Co., IN

Children of Bonnie Lincoln Noe and Margaret Ann Nicholson:

  • Paula Jeanne Noe, b. 1946, living, m. Steven Carlisle
  • Peggy Joanne Noe, b. 1949, living
  • Patsy Joyce Noe, b. 1952, living
  • Pamela Joy Noe, b. 1958, living
  • Penny Janalyn Noe, b. 1967, living

Bonnie Lincoln Noe lived in:

  • Nabb, Scott County, Indiana from 1921 – 1967
  • Naples, Collier County, Florida

Other Information:

Bonnie was a owner and operator of his own business:  Noe’s Garage and Filling Station in Nabb.  He also drove a school bus for Lexington Township School, Lexington, Scott County, Indiana and was a hobby farmer.   His wife, Margaret Ann Noe, was Bonnie’s assistant and also drove a school bus in Lexington Township.  She was their first woman school driver.  Due to Bonnie’s health, the couple moved to Naples, Florida, where it was warmer and out of the cold winters of Indiana.

Submitted by:
Jeannie & Steve Carlisle
Email: carlisle.jeannie@gmail.com

Robert White Wilson

Robert White Wilson
b. 17 December 1813, Sussex County, Delaware, to Jesse and Lovy (Waller) Wilson
d. 9 June 1890, Mariposa Township, Jasper County, Iowa

m. 10 November 1835, Charlestown, Clark County, Indiana
Johanna DeMar
b. 27 October 1819, Kentucky, to Francis G. and Nancy (Haldren) DeMar
d. 6 April 1890, Mariposa Township, Jasper County, Iowa

Children with Johanna DeMar:
• Ann Jane (1836-1843)
• Rebecca Frances (1838-1920)
• Charlotte Regina (1840-1921)
• Sarah Irene (1843-1907)
• Mary Fletcher (1845-1846)
• William DeMar (1847-1884)
• Robert Fleetwood (1849-1932)
• David Rice (1852-1949)
• Fletcher Nesbitt (1854-1944)
• Eliza Laura Jane (1857-1882)

Robert moved to Bourbon County, Kentucky, in 1814, then to Fayette County, Kentucky, before coming to Clark County, Indiana, in 1821. He lived in Clark and Scott counties in Indiana before moving to Phillips County, Arkansas, in 1837. In 1842, he returned to Scott and Clark counties in Indiana, before going by covered wagon to Jasper County, Iowa, in 1854. He was a farmer, a Methodist, and a Republican.

Submitted by:
Donald M. Wilson
W. Des Moines IA
E-mail: dwilson986@msn.com

Stephen Nineveh Harmon, Sr.

Stephen Nineveh Harmon, Sr.
b. 29 April 1820, Monroe, Clark County, Indiana, to Stephen Harmon
d. 9 July 1889, Lincoln, Dallas County, Missouri

m. 31 October 1838, Lexington, Scott County, Indiana
Rosanna Smith
b. 28 January 1822, Kentucky
d. 21 January 1911, Lincoln, Dallas County, Missouri

Children with Rosanna Smith:
• William R. (1839-1840)
• Mary Ann (1841-1872) married Stephen “Jessie” Osborne
• Sarah J. (1843-1847)
• Jabez Edward (1845-1879) married Mary Ann Quigley
• Almira Jane (1847-1896) married Henry Gray True
• Emily Ellen (1850-1916) married Henry Coatney
• Phelina Elizabeth (1852-1923) married James Knox Polk Simmons
• John W. (1854-1917) married Sarah Quisenberry
• Hulda Catherine (1858-1911) married James Berry Cox
• George W. (1859-1863)
• Union Victoria (1862-1863)
• Stephen Nineveh (1864-1932) married Mary Elizabeth Stidham

Stephen was in Scott County, Indiana, about 1840, but by about 1850, he had returned to Clark County. He remained there until he emigrated in 1855.

His Civil War pension record (#554671) shows that he served in Company G, 14th Regiment M.S.M. Volunteers. His marriage license is with the pension papers and provides a death date for both he and Rosanna.

Submitted by:
Thelma Harmon Cowan
Snohomish WA

Thomas Jefferson Crum

Thomas Jefferson Crum
b. 27 November 1846, Scott County, Indiana
d. 11 November 1920, Long Beach, California

m. 10 September 1873, Charlestown, Illinois
Mary J. Barnes

Children with Mary J. Barnes:

  • A.B.
  • C.J.
  • Olive C. married R.N. Morris
  • Sue V. married [–?–] Cradit

Thomas emigrated from Indiana in 1856.

Submitted by:
Dr. Eric C. Stumpf
Burr Ridge IL

William Newton Monroe

William Newton Monroe
b. 4 June 1841, Flat Creek, Scott County, Indiana, to Sanders Alexander and Katherine Elizabeth (Monroe) Monroe
d. 26 December 1935, Monrovia, California

m. 24 December 1863, Fort Kearney, Nebraska
Mary Jane Hall
b. 1 January 1846, LaGrange, Lewis County, Missouri, to Milton S. and Nianna Hall
d. 8 February 1932, Monrovia, California

Children with Mary Jane Hall:

  • Milton Sanders (d. 1899)
  • George Otto married Anetta Evans
  • Myrtle Mignonette married Bruce C. Bailey
  • Jesse Lee (d. age 7)
  • Mabelle Huntington married Thomas Dyer

William’s family moved to Liberty Bell, Iowa, when he was only eleven years old. After finishing grammar school, he went to Ashland University, Iowa, and graduated at eighteen years old. Following graduation, he taught school in the John Wiley district on the Des Moines River. He had thirty-six pupils and received a salary of forty dollars a month. He took turns boarding with parents of his pupils.

On 3 August 1861, William enlisted in the Union Army at Ottumwa, Iowa. He joined the First Regiment, Iowa Volunteer Cavalry and his regiment fought in battles in Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas. He was subsequently commissioned First Lieutenant and was mustered out in 1865 with the rank of Major.

After the Civil War, William engaged in railroad construction work in association with his father-in-law, building twenty-five miles of railroad from Omaha to Fremont, Nebraska. More railroad construction followed, taking the family from California to Texas, to Chile, South America, to Mexico, and to Alaska. Along the way he bought land, helped found the town of Monrovia, named in his honor, and served as the new town’s first mayor.

In 1935, at the age of ninety-four, he led the Monrovia Day parade when Monrovia celebrated its forty-ninth anniversary.

Submitted by:
Naomi Keith Sexton
Scottsburg IN
E-mail: scasi@c3bb.com

James W Murphy

James W Murphy
b. October 1850, Vienna Township, Scott County, Indiana, to John T. and Mary Ann Elizabeth (Smallwood) Murphy
d. 2 May 1906, Holcomb, Dunklin County, Missouri

m/1. 14 August 1877, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Percillia A. Parks
b. 15 April 1855, Nashville, Brown County, Indiana, to Samuel and Dorcus (Henry) Parks
d. 22 December 1895, Donaldson Creek, Trigg County, Kentucky

m/2. 27 January 1897
Florence M. E. “Betty” (Walker) Wilkerson
b. to John C. and Amy Jane (Allen) Walker
d. 13 May 1906

Children with Percillia A. Parks:

  • Nannie M. (1879-1892) married (1) George W. Hawley, (2) James Whitt Dowlen
  • Effie Lena (b. 1883) married Thomas Rice Hagewood
  • Allie Elmire (b. 1885) married (1) Brown Hagewood, (2) Harrison Butcher, (3) [–?–] Grey, (4) John Inman
  • Margaret (or Emma) Elizabeth (1889-1933) married Columbus Collier Mathis Pascal
  • Lyman Arthur
  • Minnie Ruth

Children with Florence M.E. (Walker) Wilkerson:

  • Florence Lorene
  • Tryman Jessie
  • Janie (1902-1904)
  • Bodie Ophelia

The family left Bartholomew County, Indiana, about 1890 for Donaldson Creek Valley, Trigg
County, Kentucky. They left Kentucky for Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee, about 1899. Next, the family moved to Holcomb/White Oak, Missouri, in 1904.

James and Betty both died in May 1906 of pneumonia caused by being in the river after their ferry caught fire. They left six young children. The oldest four girls, all of whom were born in Indiana, had married and stayed in Tennessee.

Submitted by:
Lela B. Murphy Winfree
Warren MI

Henry Raymond Monroe

Henry Raymond Monroe
b. 8 October 1888, Austin, Scott County, Indiana, to Joseph Levi and Mary Ann (Owens) Monroe
d. 28 April 1968, Newcastle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

m/1. 17 September 1909, Austin, Scott County, Indiana
Bertha June Peacock
b. 17 October 1887, Austin, Scott County, Indiana, to William and Sarah (Bolser) Peacock
d. 23 May 1944, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

m/2. about 1945, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cleo Harriott

Children with Bertha June Peacock:

  • Miles Lee (1910–1963) married Florence Gerber
  • Kenneth Raymond (b. 1912) married Ruth Reimer
  • Mary Mosell (1915–1988) married (1) John Pierring, (2) Lawrence F. “Jack” McIntire
  • Emma Elizabeth (1917–1987) married (1) Willard Owens, (2) Robert White
  • Josephine Wilma (1921–1986) married Robert Isabella
  • Margaret Rose (b. 1923) married Edward Seiling

Henry Monroe’s father and mother and his paternal grandfather, William P. Monroe, were all native-born Hoosiers.

Henry was Bertha June Peacock’s second husband. She first married Clem Chasteen.

Henry tried farming in both Indiana and South Dakota between 1917 and 1927 but in October 1927 moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he accepted a position as plant policeman with the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corp. He remained in Pittsburgh until his retirement in 1953 and move to Newcastle, Pennsylvania.

Henry’s son Kenneth Raymond did not like Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, after moving there in October 1927 with his parents. On 23 February 1934, with only an eighth grade education, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps. In 1960, after receiving a high school diploma from George Washington University and graduating from Los Angeles City College, he accepted a position as comptroller with the U.S. State Department. He retired after 10 years with a total of 35 years service with the U.S. government.

Submitted by:
Kenneth R. Monroe
Tampa FL