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Samuel Tschupp

Samuel Tschupp
birth: 1822, Stark County, Ohio to Jacon Tschupp (1757-1833) and Hannah Miller (1787 – 1866)
death: 13 Jun 1891, Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana
burial: Harrison Chapel Cemetery, Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana

marriage: 1846, Stark County, Ohio
Catharine Gause
birth: 08 Nov 1826, Horrheim, Württemberg, Germany to John G Gause (1790 – 1836) and Anna Margaret Beard (1779 – 1867)
death: 20 Jan 1899, Elkhart, Indiana

Children of Samuel Tschupp and Catharine Gause:

  • John Tschupp
  • Rinehart Tschupp
  • William Tschupp
  • Hannah Tschupp Harrold
  • Henry Tschupp
  • Samuel Tschupp, Jr.
  • Catherine Tschupp
  • Cripe Tschupp
  • Lydia Tschupp Wise
  • Mary Tschupp Hartman
  • Sarah Tschupp Weaver

Samuel lived in Stark County, Ohio; Goshen, Elkhart County, Indiana; and Allen County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
John Tschupp

Julia Louise Balding Grindle

Julia Louise Balding Grindle
b. 4 Dec 1854 Vigo Co., Indiana
d. 20 Dec 1895 Vigo Co., Indiana
bur. Kennedy Cemetery, Otter Creek Twp., Vigo Co., Indiana

Julia Grindle and William Bryant

Julia Grindle and William Bryant

m. 7 Apr 1870 William Cleaster Bryant
William Cleaster Bryant
b. 13 Dec 1848 Sullivan Co., Indiana
d. 15 July 1917 Vigo Co., Indiana
bur. Kennedy Cemetery, Otter Creek Twp., Vigo Co., Indiana

Children of Julia Louise and William Cleaster Bryant

  • Minnie F (1873-1881)
  • Elizabeth Ellen (1875-1946) m. William Riley Murray
  • William Edward (1880-1934) m1.) Margaret Sarah Devonald 2.) Dora Lillian Williams
  • Gertrude (1883-1883)
  • Della Estelle (1883-1980) m1.) Lee Center 2.)Omar Safford
  • Frank Verner (1886-1970) m. Elsie Baker
  • Catherine Venora (1890-1968) m. Frederick N. Cartright
  • (also an infant who died young)

Julia was born to Noah Simpson Grindle and Elizabeth Ann Balding. She lived in Indiana for most of her life, except for a brief period when she and her family were living in Iowa. She married William Cleaster Bryant who was the son of Christopher Myers Bryant and Martha Beard. Julia died one year after the birth of her youngest child. William was a farmer born to Christopher Myers Bryant and Martha Beard. He spent most of his time in Indiana except for a period when his family was living in IL and another period where he lived in Iowa briefly before moving back to Indiana. He married Julia Louise Grindle who was the daughter of Noah Simpson Grindle and Elizabeth Ann Balding. He and his wife are buried at Kennedy Cemetery in Vigo County.

Submitted by:
Jennifer Cruse
Terre Haute, IN
E-mail: jencruse@msn.com

John Webster Richison

John Webster Richison
b. 24 November 1837, Ohio, to John R. and Elizabeth (Cory) Richison
d. 20 April 1908, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana
bur. Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana

m. 24 November 1859, Clark County, Ohio
Sarah Jane Ayars
b. 21 August 1840, Ohio, to Micajah Robbins and Margaret (Priest) Ayars
d. 3 June 1906, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana
bur. Beech Grove Cemetery, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana

Richison gravestone

Richison gravestone

John Webster Richison gravestone

John Webster Richison gravestone

Sarah Jane Ayars gravestone

Sarah Jane Ayars gravestone

Children of John Webster and Sarah Jane (Ayars) Richison:

  • George Andrew (1860-1940) married Cenith M. Schwyhart
  • Frank Albert (1862-1944) married Sarah Jane Davis
  • Silas Alva (1863-1917) never married
  • William Allen (1866-1936) married Sophy E. Wells
  • Charles Anthony, Sr. (1868-1944) married (1) Ardie Ellen Miles, (2) Emma Carolyn Green
  • Carrie Alice (1873-1944) married William A. Beard
  • Margaret Ann (1878-1965) married Ebenezer Sherman Secrest
  • Micajah Arthur (1882-1886)

John did not move to Indiana until sometime between 1870 and 1880. His mother had died in 1865 and by 1870 his father was living with John Webster. He relocated to Jay County first and taught school there for awhile. Later he moved his family to Delaware County, north of Muncie, where he spent his remaining years.

Submitted by:
Shirley Richison Fields
Avon IN
E-mail: richison@me com

Jesse Tucker

Jesse Tucker
b. 1807, Rowan County, North Carolina, to Andrew and Luvisa (Rumbley) Tucker
d. 2 June 1889, east of Newtown, Sullivan County, Missouri

m. 1838, Madison County, Indiana
Mary Elizabeth “Polly” Judd
b. 25 September 1823, North Carolina, to William and Sarah (Sheppard) Judd
d. 29 April 1904, Sullivan County, Missouri

Children with Mary Elizabeth Judd:

  • Priscilla (b. 1836) married David Howard Cannan
  • Linville (1841-1922) married Hannah Mary Elizabeth Call
  • Amelia (1846-1921) married James Milton Pigg
  • Jeremiah Madison (1848-1924) married Frances Sandiford
  • Mary (1852-1936) married Jonathan Taylor Pigg
  • Nancy (1852-1940) married Jesse Lewis Pigg
  • Jesse (1855-1933) married Malecta Candace Beard
  • Charlotte (1857-1861)
  • Sarah Louise (d. 1905) married Joseph L. Brackett
  • Margaret (1860-1861)
  • John W. (1863-1880’s) married Emma L. Corbin

A William Tucker was a ward of Jesse, according to Sullivan County records.

Submitted by:
Tommy Dale Tucker
Marion IA

Elizabeth Rachel Nice

Elizabeth Rachel Nice
b. 3 April 1846, possibly White County, Indiana, to William and Sarah (Beard) Nice
d. 8 February 1893, Maroa, Macon County, Illinois

m. 10 March 1869, Carroll County, Indiana
George Groves
b. 10 December 1839, Oxford, England
d. 25 February 1912, Macon County, Illinois

Children with George Groves:

  • Aura (b. 1870)
  • William (b. 1872)
  • Charles (b. 1875)
  • George (b. 1878)
  • Nellie (b. 1880)
  • Harley (b. 1885)

Elizabeth moved to Macon County, Illinois, in 1869.

Submitted by:
Judith E. Svoboda
Longmont CO
E-mail: jzsvoboda@earthlink.net

Sofiah More

Sofiah More
b. 1 December 1801, Virginia, to John and Sarah (Gandy) More
d. 1879, possibly Grayson County, Texas

m. about 1821, probably Miami County, Ohio
John Beard
b. 21 September 1794, Virginia
d. 23 September 1854, Carroll County, Indiana

Children with John Beard:

  • John More (1823-1904) married (1) Lydia Brackney, (2) Rachel Smith
  • Permilla (1825-bef. 1850) married John Weldey
  • Sarah (1825-1912) married William Nice
  • Mary Jane (1827-1868) married John Edmond Mooney
  • Rachel (1829-1854) married James St. John
  • William (b. 1832) married (1) Phebe Ann Michaels, (2) Floretta Janan
  • Eli (1835-1925) married Mary Jane Hughes
  • Jemina (1838-1907) married Uriah Bates
  • Alexander (1840-1928) married Katherine Burkhalter

Sofiah immigrated to Indiana from Darke County, Ohio, in 1835 and emigrated from Carroll County, Indiana, to Grayson County, Texas, about 1875.

Submitted by:
Judith E. Svoboda
Longmont CO
E-mail: jzsvoboda@earthlink.net