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Jasper Newton Short

Jasper Newton Short
b. 29 June 1832, Switzerland County, Indiana, to Joseph and Frances (Cotton) Short
d. 16 July 1918, Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas

m. 23 October 1856 in Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana
Mary Jane Christie
b. 17 September 1837, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana
d. 16 November 1923, Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas

Children with Mary Jane Christie:
• Charles Preston (1858-1921) married Emma Brady
• Joseph Warren (1859-1938) married Martha Colliver
• James Taylor (1862-1940) married Flora A. Epperson
• Ira Newton (1866-1942) married Mary Popplewell
• Frances Elizabeth “Fannie” (1870-1930) married Justus A. Davis
• Edgar Leroy (1873-1950) married Louie Brothers
• Jeanette “Nettie” (1873-1959) married Edward Spencer Shriver
• Jennie (b. 1880) married William Franklin Smith

Jasper first moved to Ripley County, Indiana, with his parents. After his marriage, he lived near Canaan in Jefferson County and then in Decatur County before moving to Kansas in 1868, where first he moved to Davis County, then to Haskell County, and finally to Sumner County in 1897.

Submitted by:
Richard Shriver
Ft. Wayne IN

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Lorinda Eltzroth

Lorinda Eltzroth
b. 29 April 1822, Lanier Township, Preble County, Ohio, to Jacob and Elizabeth (Neff) Eltzroth
d. 3 June 1914, Providence, Rhode Island

m/1. 4 December 1845, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
William Fletcher Brady
b. to John and [–?–] Brady
d. Tipton, Indiana

m/2. 1854
Newton J. Jackson
d. 1862

m/3.
David J. Kemp

Children with William Fletcher Brady:

  • Carthon J. married Josephine Clark
  • Samuel W. married Olive Rosengarten

Children with Newton J. Jackson:

  • Willard W. married Margaret Wakem

Lorinda’s first husband, William Fletcher Brady, was the son of John Brady, the first mayor of Muncie, Indiana. William died on the day he was elected city auditor.

Lorinda left Tipton County, Indiana, about 1890 after the death of her third husband to live near a son in Providence, Rhode Island.

Submitted by:
Nancy B. Fratt
Westfield NJ