Category Archives: Tipton County

Ernest Gaston Tidrow Jr

Ernest Gaston Tidrow Jr.
birth: 11 Sep 1920 at New Castle, Henry Co., IN to Ernest Gaston Tidrow Sr. and Pauline Katherine Fletcher
death: 3 Dec 2014, Greenfield, Hancock Co., IN
burial: South Mound Cemetery, New Castle

marriage: 31 May 1944 at St. Joseph, Indiana
Alice Adeline Spillman
birth: 4 Mar 1922, New Castle, Henry Co., IN to Robert Charles Spillman and Hildred Carrier
death: 22 Nov 1993
burial: South Mound Cemetery, New Castle

Children of Ernest Gaston Tidrow Jr. and Alice Adeline Spillman:

  • Ronald Douglas Tidrow, b. 1948, d. 2016
  • Jeannine Ann Tidrow, b. 1954

Ernest Gaston Tidrow Jr. lived in:

  • New Castle, Henry Co., IN
  • Tipton, Tipton Co., IN
  • Greenfield, Hancock Co., IN
  • Greenville, Darke Co., OH

Other Information: Ernest Gaston Tidrow Jr. attended Indiana University and graduated Butler University with a Masters of Education. He played basketball with Tony Hinkle at Butler.

He was principal of Greenfield Central High School for twenty-five years, worked for Jefferson Township schools for eight years, and was a teacher and coach at Tipton High School before his retirement in 1986.

Ernest Gaston Tidrow Jr. served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as Lt. J.G. Commander on LST 719. He was a member and former elder at Greenfield Christian Church. Ernest was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Butler University. He was also a member of the Indiana Teachers Association.

Submitted by:
Robb Reed
Email: amhmbs@icloud.com

 

Arthur Emanuel Rarey

Arthur Emanuel Rarey
birth: 9 Jul 1886, in  Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana to Emanuel Rarey and Alice Randall
death: 19 Nov 1970 in  Elwood, Madison Co., Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Kokomo Howard Co, Indiana

marriage: 7 Mar 1909 in Howard Co., Indiana
Hazel Fern Miller
birth: 24 Aug 1891 Tipton Co., Indiana to Albert Miller and Vilena Jane Pickering
death: 28 Mar 1975 in  Windfall, Tipton Co., Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Kokomo Howard Co, Indiana

Children of Arthur Emanuel Rarey and Hazel Fern Miller:

  • Dorothy Marie Rarey b. 19 Nov 1909, d. Sept 14, 1988, m.  Frank Armstrong
  • Deva Madilena Rarey b. 18 Jun 1911, d. 9 Jul1995, m. Samuel T. Frazee
  • Marjorie Alice Rarey b. 15 Jul 1919, Living, m. Donald H. Morelock
  • Delton Eugene Rarey b. 17 Sep 1924, d. 11 Jan 1960, m. (1) Bonnie Lou Smith, (2) Mary Lou McCuan

Ancestor Arthur Emanuel Rarey Lived In:

He lived in Howard Co, and Tipton Co., Indiana the majority of his life.

Other Information:

At the age of sixteen, Arthur Emanuel Rarey’s mother died and left all the children orphans. He was sent to live with his Uncle John. He became a farmer and owned 80 acres that was bought during the depression. His son, Eugene was killed in a train accident and it was devastating for him to get over.
His daughter, Marjorie loves to tell how she spit down his collar, while milking a cow because he had too many times squirt her as he was milking.

Submitted by:
Pamela J. Sullivan
Email: hurst_rare@yahoo.com

Phillip M. Pickering

Phillip M. Pickering
birth: 13 Jan 1842 in Green Co. Tennessee to Jonathan Pickering and Jane White of Rheatown, Tennessee.
death: 19 Jan 1929 in Nevada, Tipton Co. Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Howard Co. Indiana

marriage: 16 Nov 1866 in Alto, Howard Co. Indiana
Prudence Elizabeth Jackson
birth: 3 Apr 1846 in Jellico, Campbell Co. Tennessee to Benjamin V. Jackson and Sarah Mary Ayers
death: 3 Apr 1937 in Nevada, Tipton Co. Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Howard Co. Indiana

Children of Phillip M. Pickering and Prudence Elizabeth Jackson:

  • Vilena Jane Pickering, b. 4 Sep 1867, m. Albert Miller
  • James Virlin Pickering, b. 23 Oct 1871, m. (1) Pearl Lizzie Johnson, (2) Della Fergeson
  • Charles David Pickering, b. 25 Dec 1875, m. Maggie M. Ferguson
  • Mary Myrtle Pickering, b. 2 Jan 1897, m. Harry. E. Farmer
  • Estella May Pickering, b. 14 Jul 1881, m. Fred C. Johnson

Ancestor Phillip M. Pickering Lived In:
Phillip and Prudence were both born in Tennessee but spent the majority of their lives in Indiana. All of their children were born and died in Indiana.

Other Information:

Phillip Pickering was ten years old when his family walked to Indiana from Rheatown, Tennessee. The family left Tennessee on November 1, 1852 and traveled for 27 days to Howard County, Indiana.
In the Civil War he enlisted with the Union Army, Company H of the 34th Indiana Volunteers and served all 5 years without any injuries. After the war, he and his brothers formed a club and sang at many rallies in Howard, Grant, Tipton and Madison counties. He was very involved in the Grand Army of the Republic.
Phillip and Prudence were the longest living Methodist in the county, and were honored in Tipton for the many years they served.

Submitted by:
Pamela Sullivan
Email: hurst_rare@yahoo.com

Charles R. Young

Charles R. Young
birth: 20 Jan 1861 in Sand Creek, Jennings Co., Indiana to George G. Young and Katherine (Unknown)
death: 3 Mar 1899 in Tetersburg, Tipton Co., Indiana
burial: Tetersburg, Tipton Co., Indiana

marriage: 1 Nov 1883 in Tipton, Indiana
Mary Caroline Staneart
birth: 30 Dec 1865 Tipton, Indiana to Harvey Anderson and Diana A. Teeter
death: 4 Apr 1943 in  Frankfort, Clinton Co., Indiana
burial: Indiana

Children of Charles R. Young and Mary Caroline Staneart:

  • Emma Frances Young  b. 22 Aug 1884, d. 9 Mar 1932, m.  Johnston A. Morelock
  • Clara M. Young b. 6 Apr 1887, d. May 8, 1907
  • Lena May Young b. 27 Mar 1892, d. 28 Sep 1982, m. John Pyle
  • Myrtle A. Young b. 29 Sep 1894, d. 3 Dec 1898
  • Mabel O. Young b. 6 Oct 1898, d. 28 Jan 1987, m. Arthur A. Teal

Ancestor Charles R. Young Lived In:

Charles R. Young lived in Indiana his entire life.

Other Information:

His mother came to America from France at the age of eighteen and lived to be ninety-four years old. She died just three days before her chance to vote.

Submitted by:
Pamela J. Sullivan
Email: hurst_rare@yahoo.com

Edward D. Rushton

Edward D. Rushton
b. 1831, Hamilton County, Indiana, to George and Sarah (Needham) Rushton
d. Labette County, Kansas

m/1. 20 November 1852, Hamilton County, Indiana
Martha Devaney
b. 1838, Hamilton County, Indiana, to Abner and Martha Devaney
d. about 1872, Hamilton County, Indiana

m/2. 31 July 1872
Mary A. Titus
dv/2. 1877, Tipton County, Indiana

m/3. 10 July 1879, Tipton County, Indiana
Charlotte May

Children with Martha Devaney:
• John Justin (1855-1931) married Elizabeth Endicott
• Sarah (b. 1857) married Eli Martin
• Martha (b. 1859) married Alfred Bennett
• Eliza (b. 1862)
• Zeno (1865-1918) married Mary Harold
• Anna (b. 1867) married Charles Bole
• Edward (b. 1869)

Children with Mary A. Titus:
• Ida May (b. 1874)
• Grace (b. 1876)

Children with Charlotte May:
• Lovey (b. 1879)
• Cleveland (b. 1886)
• Charles (b. 1890)

Edward was a farmer, and he moved to Labette County, Kansas in about 1879. A brother, John Parker, had previously moved his family to Kansas as well.

Submitted by:
Rhonda Dunn
Nashville IN
E-mail: radunn1953@aol.com

Evan “Curly” Dierlein

Evan “Curly” Dierlein
b. 20 January 1894, Indiana, to Charles and Margaret (Darr) Dierlein
d. 28 December 1958, Mobile, Alabama

m. 5 May 1917, Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana
Ruth Weber
b. 15 March 1894, Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana, to Johann Heinrich and Louisa A. (Losey) Weber
d. 16 August 1985, Tipton, Tipton, County, Indiana

Evan grew up in Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana but moved to Tipton in 1912 with his family. He remained in Tipton after his marriage until 1925 when he and his bride moved to Mobile, Alabama. During World War II, he served with the Navy as an electrician on a submarine. Upon return to civilian life, he continued to work as an electrician.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com

Arthur Hogarth Steele

Arthur Hogarth Steele
b. 16 August 1896, Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana, to Samuel and Mary Alice Johnson (Pottinger) Steele
d. 31 March 1993, Houston, Harris County, Texas

m. 4 June 1924, Covington, Campbell County, Kentucky
Mary Lorene Blue
b. 15 August 1902, Richland Township, Grant County, Indiana, to Carey Samuel and Sina May (Harris) Blue
d. 8 January 1976, Houston, Harris County, Texas

Children with Mary Lorene Blue:
• Susanna Hawthorne married [–?–] Noe
• Beverly Blue married [–?–] Draper

Arthur lived in Tipton, Tipton County; Frankfort, Clinton County; Peru, Miami County; and Marion, Grant County, before emigrating from Indiana in 1943. He worked as an apprentice pharmacist in Peru and Marion before the war. He was in the 607th Army Aero Squadron in World War I. After the war, he worked for the Central City Chemical Co. of Chicago, Illinois; White Motor Co. of Cleveland, Ohio; and Petro Tex Chemical Corp. of Houston, Texas. He was an elder in the Central Presbyterian Church in Houston.

Submitted by:
Susanna S. Noe
Issaquah WA
E-mail: c_snoe@msn.com