Tag Archives: Adams

Hazel Marie Adams

Hazel Marie Adams
birth: 13 Jun 1902; Linton, Greene County, Indiana to Steve Adams and Alice Anderson
death: 8 Dec 1992; Brazil, Clay County, Indiana

married: about 1928
Harold D. Canine
birth: 14 Jun 1898; Putnam County, Indiana to Leonard Cornelius Canine and Dollie Dooley
death: 10 Oct 1977; Los Angeles County, California

Children of Harold D. Canine and Hazel Marie Adams:

  • Shirley A. Canine, born about 1929
  • H. David Canine, born after 1930
  • Jeanne L. Canine, born after 1930

Hazel lived in Greene County; Terre Haute, Vigo County (1930) and Clay County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Marsha Ensminger
Email: marshaensminger@netscape.net

Elvira Demeretta Chappell

Elvira Demeretta Chappell
b. 18 September 1842, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana, to Moses Lane and Amanda Melvina Susan (Twitty) Chappell
d. 12 April 1915, Gandy, Logan County, Nebraska

m. 24 June 1864, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana
Allen Overton Adams
b. 28 October 1842, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana, to Edward S. “Ned” and Martha A. “Patsy” (Harris) Adams
d. 10 December 1917, Winslow, Pike County, Indiana

Children with Allen Overton Adams:
• Arthur Adison (1865-1935) married Zulima R. “Zella” Radcliff
• Martha Issabelle “Mattie” (1866-1945) married Isaac “Ike” Selby
• Edward Grant (1869-1935) married Martha Anna Sorguis
• Moses Lane (1870-1958) married Jeanette Maude Oberson
• Mary Elizabeth (1872-1969) married Homer Curt Thomas
• George Jerome (1875-1957) married Martha Esther Coen
• Nancy Katherine “Kate” (1877-1926) married Curtis L. Gribling
• Chloe Luella (1880-1926) married Claude B. Loudon
• Allen Beverly (1881-1911) married Cora Delilah McCain
• Clyde (1884-1885)
• Claude (1884-1885)
• Orace Eldoris (1886-1917) married Henerietta Mathilda Fitzgerald

Elvira left the state in 1891. Allen Adams was buried in Gandy, Logan County, Nebraska, the week after he died in Indiana.

Submitted by:
Larry L. Nielson
Fruitland ID
E-mail: lniel19027@juno.com

Allen Beverly Adams

Allen Beverly Adams
b. 11 November 1881, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana, to Allen Overton and Elvira Demeretta (Chappell) Adams
d. 6 January 1911, Gandy, Logan County, Nebraska

m. 17 January 1902, Gandy, Logan County, Nebraska
Cora Delilah McCain
b. 13 August 1884, Otwell, Pike County, Indiana, to Robert and Adeline Ovanda (Chappell) McCain
d. 20 August 1973, Hawthorne, Los Angeles, California

Children with Cora Delilah McCain:
• Robert Isaac (1902-1990) married Lottie Elizabeth La Rue
• Ardis Opal (1904-1985) married George Hobbs
• Virgil Theodore (1905-1969)
• Lawrence Overton (1906-1978) married Vyrle Lenor Delosh
• Alta Manda (1909-1997) married Ray Oliver Nielson

Allen had a good singing voice and could be heard at nearby farms.

Submitted by:
Larry L. Nielson
Fruitland ID
E-mail: lniel19027@juno.com

Jacob Borders Rusher

Jacob Borders Rusher
b. 1836, Sullivan County, Indiana, to Henry and Catherine (Newton) Rusher, Jr.
d. 2 April 1872, Bourbon County, Kansas

m/1. 1856, Sullivan County, Indiana
Theodocia Rusher
b. about 1832, Sullivan County, Indiana
d. December 1857

m/2. 5 June 1858, Macoupin County, Illinois
Eliza Jane Adams
b. 11 December 1842, Macoupin County, Illinois
d. 13 August 1881, Arcadia, Crawford County, Kansas

Children with Theodocia Rusher:
• Henry S.

Children with Eliza Jane Adams:
• Carrie E.
• Maggie B.
• Lorenzo Dow “Bud”
• Ada
• Ulysses S. Grant
• Lavisa Jane

Jacob left Sullivan County, Indiana, in 1857.

Submitted by:
Marilyn M. Alford
Tucson AZ
E-mail: rlalford@juno.com

Robert McCain

Robert McCain
b. 15 December 1849, Otwell, Pike County, Indiana, to Hugh and Susannah H. (Mosby) McCain
d. 8 September 1884, Gothenburg, Dawson County, Nebraska

m. 16 December 1880, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana
Adeline Ovanda Chappell
b. 31 January 1848, Otwell, Pike County, Indiana, to Moses Lane and Nancy Delilah (Freeland) Chappell
d. 20 March 1902, Gancy, Logan County, Nebraska

Children with Adeline Ovanda Chappell:
• Kelpie Myrtle (1882-1983) married Fred Eugene, Sr.
• Cora Delilah (1884-1973) married Allen Beverly Adams

In 1884, Robert McCain, his brother-in-law Denphard Chappell, and William L. Newkirk went to Nebraska to homestead. Robert returned to Indiana for his family and their belongings, while the other two stayed to guard the land. Two boxcars were loaded with the furniture and farm equipment; Robert traveled on this train to Gothenburg, Nebraska. The letter stating when he would arrive had not reached Chappell and Newkirk, so Robert unloaded the boxcars himself. In doing so, his appendix ruptured and he died. His wife and her four girls arrived later to find that he had died. Adeline had two daughters, Mary and Martha, from her marriage to Mr. Sullivan.

Submitted by:
Larry L. Nielson
Fruitland ID
E-mail: lniel19027@juno.com

John Homer Lee

John Homer Lee
b. 31 August 1849, Knoxville, Jefferson County, Ohio, to William (1829-1909) and Mary A. (1829-1912) (Adams) Lee
d. 20 December 1898, Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois

m/1. 9 March 1873, Rockville, Parke County, Indiana
Rebecca Adaline Mitchell
b. 30 December 1845, Parke County, Indiana, to William Durrow (1818-1898) and Sarah Foster (1818-1857) (Martin) Mitchell
d. 9 January 1879, Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois

m/2.
Julia Dove Cain

Children with Rebecca Adaline Mitchell:
• James William Reeder (1874-1896)
• Barthenia Rose (b. 1875) married Asa Parker
• John Baker (1877-1955) married Dollie Dorris

Children with Julia Dove Cain:
• Harry Caine (1888-1959) married Beatrice Crabtree

John came to Monroe County, Indiana, from Rockville, Jefferson County, Ohio, in 1869 with his parents and siblings. He left from Parke County, Indiana, to Mitchelsville, Saline County, Illinois, in 1877. He was a doctor in Harrisburg, Illinois. John served in Company G, 13th Regiment of Ohio Cavalry during the Civil War; his papers list his name as Homer J. Lee.

Submitted by:
Susan Lee Cook
San Diego CA

George Humphreys

George Humphreys
b. about 1764
d. 10 April 1840, Edwards County, Illinois

m/1. about 1780
Frances Garrard
b. to Daniel and Elizabeth Garrard
d. 1836, Gibson County, Indiana

m/2. 25 February 1838, Clay County, Illinois
Mary Rose
b. about 1808
d. 4 June 1884

Children with Frances Garrard:
• Elizabeth married (1) Samuel Murphy, (2) John Severns
• Joseph (1784-1830) married Margaret “Peggy” Lynn
• Sarah married John Adams, Jr.
• Nancy married Peter Groves
• Uriah (1794-1842) married Rachel Gordon
• George married Jane Woods
• Dice married (1) William Brittingham, (2) John Taylor, (3) [–?–] Tomes, (4) John Dunning
• Elijah married Sabra Garwood
• Mariah married William Garwood

Children with Mary Rose:
• Martin Van Buren married Elizabeth Warmoth
• George Washington

George was a private in Captain Hughes Company of Colonel White’s 1st Regiment of Continental Dragoons, enlisting in the fall of 1781 at Williamsburg, Virginia. He came to White River Township, Gibson County, Indiana, from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, about 1807. He moved to Illinois about 1837. Frances Garrard was the niece of the governor of Kentucky. Mary Rose married the second time in 1843 in Illinois, Pelic Hull, who died in 1850. In 1853, Mary was granted a pension of $100 per month from George’s Revolutionary War service. She later lived in St. Louis, Missouri, and Farmersville, Tulare County, California.

Submitted by:
Sharon Howell
Greenwood IN
E-mail: sshowell@indy.net