Tag Archives: Adams

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

Margaret Anne Dye

Margaret Anne Dye
b. 30 August 1850, Linton, Greene County, Indiana, to [–?–] and Elizabeth (Morrow) Dye
d. 17 May 1937, Effingham County, Illinois

m. 21 November 1867, Martin, Indiana
James Adams
b. 27 December 1844, Newark, Licking County, Ohio
d. 23 July 1950, Effingham County, Illinois

Children with James Adams:
• Vera Ola (b. 1870)
• Earnest (b. 1871)
• Elsa (b. 1873)
• Sarah B. (b. 1876)
• George (b. 1882)
• Fred (b. 1884)
• Rex (b. 1892)

Margaret left the state from Martin, Indiana, in 1869.

Washington Marion Crawford

Washington Marion Crawford
b. 21 April 1838, Warren County, Indiana, to Nelson G. and Martha (Smith) Crawford
d. 23 August 1889, Fort Dodge, Ford County, Kansas

m. 4 March 1860, Warren County, Indiana
Mary Foster
b. 28 August 1842, Warren County, Indiana, to Zebulon and Caroline (Ostrander) Foster
d. 21 January 1929, Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas

Children with Mary Foster:

  • Ida Kate (1862-1934) married Alva O. Sherman
  • Judson Foster (1866-1949) married Josie Winifred Hammond
  • Carrie A. (1870-1886)
  • Lida A. (1871-1945) married Alvin Hamilton Lighter
  • Nelson Garfield (1881-1957) married (1) Cora B. Adams, (2) Grace Nicoll Stateler

The family left Warren County, Indiana, about 1885.

Submitted by:
Marcia Crawford Philbrick
Seneca KS
E-mail: mcphilbrick@hotmail.com

George W Thompson

George W Thompson
b. 14 February 1850, Parke County, Indiana, to Alfred and Martha (Nevins) Thompson
d. 12 May 1902, Vernon County, Missouri

m/1. 13 February 1870, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana
Martha Ann Rukes
b. 16 May 1850, Parke County, Indiana, to William and Mary Jane (Adams) Rukes/Rooks
d. 24 August 1885, Vernon County, Missouri

m/2. November 1885, Vernon County, Missouri
Julia Etta Rukes
b. 30 January 1866, Vigo County, Indiana, to William and Sarah (Ellensworth) Rukes
d. 13 January 1952, Cedar County, Missouri

Children with Martha Ann Rukes:

  • Clara Etta (1871-1959)
  • Franklin Charles (1872-1938) married Emma Matilda Weide
  • William (1875-1906)
  • Benjamin Perry (1882-1958)
  • Lulu (b. 1883/4)
  • Edna May (1885-1885)

Children with Julia Etta Rukes:

  • Wilbur Ernest (1866-1942)

George emigrated from Vigo County, Indiana, to Walker, Vernon County, Missouri, in 1872. When Martha and baby Edna died in 1885, George married Julia, who raised Martha’s children. Julia was Martha’s half-sister.

Submitted by:
Betty Jane Lagerquist
Loves Park IL

James Adelbert Reynolds

James Adelbert Reynolds
b. 2 August 1861, Lagrange, Lagrange County, Indiana to William Reynolds and Sarah Elizabeth Adams
d. 2 February 1941, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa

m. 8 August 1882, Des Moines County, Iowa
Mary Jane Kongable
b. 19 April 1860, Perry County, Pennsylvania, to George and Elizabeth (Schreckengast) Kongable
d. 7 January 1939, Des Moines, Iowa

Children with Mary Jane Kongable:

  • Charles
  • Flora May
  • Dora Alice
  • Frederick Benton
  • John Howard
  • Lilly Rose
  • Glen Horace

Submitted by:
Eileen M. Reynolds Martin
Bartonville IL

William Reynolds

William Reynolds
b. about 1820, Fitchville, Huron County, Ohio, to Amos and Hannah (Benedict) Reynolds

m. 30 January 1846, LaGrange County, Indiana
Sarah Elizabeth Adams
b. about 1830, New York
d. Iowa

Children with Sarah Elizabeth Adams:

  • Elizabeth Ann married [–?–] Miller
  • Clarrissa married [–?–] Shirk
  • Sarah married [–?–] Browne
  • Augustus
  • James Adelbert (1861-1941) married Mary Jane Kongable
  • Lily
  • Melvin

William and Sarah emigrated from South Milford, LaGrange County, Indiana, to Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
Eileen M. Reynolds Martin
Bartonville IL

Katherine Adele Pittman

Katherine Adele Pittman
b. 5 February 1871, Indiana, to Sherrod J. and Harriet (Dyre/Dyer) Pittman
d. 18 November 1950, San Diego, California

m/1. 16 August 1887, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana
Lawrence Wilmer Jackson
b. June 1865, Bennington, Switzerland County, Indiana, to James Wallace and Elizabeth E. (Adams) Jackson
d. 25 June 1901, Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana

m/2. 9 December 1902, Clark County, Indiana
Kersey R. Battin

Children with Lawrence Wilmer Jackson:

  • Nest Harriet (1888-1962) married Hubert Victor Everly
  • Pauline Roberta (1890-1948) married Oscar Frederick Quarforth

Katherine moved to San Diego, California, before 1910.

Submitted by:
Jan Everly Williams
Honolulu HI
E-mail: jeverly@lava.net