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Watson Lowther

Watson Lowther
b. about 1830, West Virginia, perhaps to Elias and Margaret (Beam/Bean) Lowther
d. September 1891, Saratoga Springs, McDonald County, Missouri

m/1. 30 December 1849, White County, Indiana
Sarah Macklin

m/2.
Jane Coleman
b. about 1828, Cherokee Nation East, Georgia, to William A. and Lucinda (Robbins) Coleman
d. 30 January 1901, Inola, Rogers County, Indian Territory, Oklahoma

Children with Jane Coleman:

  • Leroy Grover (1853–1909)
  • Georganna Isbell (1855–1895)
  • Josephine Joanna (1853–1926)
  • Thomaan (b. 1859)
  • Samantha
  • Eugene W. (b. 1870)

Watson immigrated to White County, Indiana, from Harrison County, Virginia, about 1830 and left Indiana after 1850.

Submitted by:
James L. Spencer
Cedar Rapids IA
E-mail: jlscr2@yahoo.com

Arnold Lowther

Arnold Lowther
b. 22 January 1822, Harrison County, Virginia, perhaps to Elias and Margaret (Beam) Lowther
d. 30 January 1911, Oklahoma

m. 10 September 1846, White County, Indiana
Mary Eliza Barkhurst
b. about 1826, Butler County, Ohio
d. 13 June 1875, Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas

Children with Mary Eliza Barkhurst:

  • Samuel (1848–1883)
  • Christopher Columbus (1852–1932)
  • Mary E. (b. 1853)
  • Watson (1856–1904)
  • Andrew (b. 1860)
  • George

Arnold immigrated to Indiana between 1825 and 1830. He emigrated from White County, Indiana, to Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas, about 1865.

Submitted by:
James L. Spencer
Cedar Rapids IA
E-mail: jlscr2@yahoo.com

Eleazer Crouch

Eleazer Crouch
b. 13 March 1824, Manchester, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Benjamin and Elizabeth (Rarrick) Crouch
d. 12 January 1892, Muskegon County, Michigan

m/1. 17 November 1842, Dearborn County, Indiana
Lucinda Matthews
b. 2 September 1824, Manchester, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Jonas D. and Susannah (Milliken) Matthews
d. 18 May 1858, Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, of consumption

m/2. 4 April 1859, St. Joseph County, Indiana
Ann Marie Wells
d. 13 December 1883, Hastings, Barry County, Michigan

Children with Lucinda Matthews:

  • Mary E. (b. 1846) married John J. Trego
  • Susan C. (b. 1848) married G. H. Hutchinson
  • Ephraym (1849–1850)
  • Eliza A. (b. 1850) married Ruben M. Hall in 1869
  • Flora A. (1853–1896) married Charles K. Beam in 1869
  • Norman Eddy (1855–1945) married Mary Mae Norter in 1886

Children with Ann Marie Wells:

  • Nellie
  • perhaps others

All of Eleazer’s family settled in Michigan in 1859 after his second marriage, with the
exception of Flora and Norman. Eleazer and Ann Marie and his daughters Mary (Crouch) Trego and Susan (Crouch) Hutchinson settled in Hastings, Barry County, Michigan, while Eliza (Crouch) Hall went to Muskegon and Nellie resided in Three Rivers, Michigan.

Submitted by:
Barbara Taylor Szabo
Osceola IN

Rolanda P Chaplin

Rolanda P Chaplin
b. 1 June 1844, Kosciusko County, Indiana, to Morse P. and Sarah A. (Morris) Chaplin
d. 18 October 1909, Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas

m/1. 3 April 1867, Kosciusko County, Indiana
Clarissa Logan
b. 20 February 1846, Indiana, to Thomas W. and Chloe (Marquess) Logan
d. 13 February 1893, Sumner County, Kansas

m/2. 5 February 1894
Mattie A. Ransford

m/3. 5 December 1895
Minnie Beam

Children with Clarissa Logan:

  • Allen Pickney (1867–1938) married (1) Minnie Lillie Vickery, (2) Helen Smith Barnett
  • Chloe Malisa (1869–1948) married Robert Simms
  • Oren Morse (1884–1972) married (1) Iadessa Fagan, (2) Emma Bradford

The family moved from Kosciusko County in 1878.

Submitted by:
Carol Chaplin Milbourn
Boones Mill VA