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Charles Diehl Fields

Charles Diehl Fields
b. 18 February 1849, Grant County, Indiana, to Ellerson and Mary Ann (Diehl) Fields
d. 29 July 1934, Gage, Ellis County, Oklahoma

m. 14 December 1873, Blue Rapids, Marshall County, Kansas
Lucinda Victoria Morris
b. 10 February 1857, Butler Township, Bates County, Missouri, to A. Joseph and Ellen C. (Butcher) Morris
d. 25 September 1916, Gage, Ellis County, Oklahoma

Children with Lucinda Victoria Morris:
• John Walter (1874-1951) married Josephine Duck
• Frederick Ephram (1876-1949) married Anna Katherine Lewis
• Estella M. (1879-ca. 1973) married Elmer Pierce
• Clarence C. (1880-1945) married Caroline Estelle Kibler
• May (1882-1882)
• Albert E. (1883-1965) married Roberta Lee Hudson
• Floy Alice (1888-1974) married James Ellis, Sr.
• Goldie (1892-1940)

Charles lived in Richland Township, Grant County, and in Hartford Township, Adams County, while in Indiana. He emigrated in 1864 from Adams County.

Submitted by:
Aletha M. Fields
Columbia MO
E-mail: clancy@computerland.net

James W Murphy

James W Murphy
b. October 1850, Vienna Township, Scott County, Indiana, to John T. and Mary Ann Elizabeth (Smallwood) Murphy
d. 2 May 1906, Holcomb, Dunklin County, Missouri

m/1. 14 August 1877, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Percillia A. Parks
b. 15 April 1855, Nashville, Brown County, Indiana, to Samuel and Dorcus (Henry) Parks
d. 22 December 1895, Donaldson Creek, Trigg County, Kentucky

m/2. 27 January 1897
Florence M. E. “Betty” (Walker) Wilkerson
b. to John C. and Amy Jane (Allen) Walker
d. 13 May 1906

Children with Percillia A. Parks:

  • Nannie M. (1879-1892) married (1) George W. Hawley, (2) James Whitt Dowlen
  • Effie Lena (b. 1883) married Thomas Rice Hagewood
  • Allie Elmire (b. 1885) married (1) Brown Hagewood, (2) Harrison Butcher, (3) [–?–] Grey, (4) John Inman
  • Margaret (or Emma) Elizabeth (1889-1933) married Columbus Collier Mathis Pascal
  • Lyman Arthur
  • Minnie Ruth

Children with Florence M.E. (Walker) Wilkerson:

  • Florence Lorene
  • Tryman Jessie
  • Janie (1902-1904)
  • Bodie Ophelia

The family left Bartholomew County, Indiana, about 1890 for Donaldson Creek Valley, Trigg
County, Kentucky. They left Kentucky for Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee, about 1899. Next, the family moved to Holcomb/White Oak, Missouri, in 1904.

James and Betty both died in May 1906 of pneumonia caused by being in the river after their ferry caught fire. They left six young children. The oldest four girls, all of whom were born in Indiana, had married and stayed in Tennessee.

Submitted by:
Lela B. Murphy Winfree
Warren MI

George Leslie Butcher

George Leslie Butcher 
b. 15 June 1878, Green Township, Jay County, Indiana to Charles Butcher and Sarah Elizabeth Doty
d. 28 March 1964, Wakeeney, Trego County, Kansas

m. 8 May 1907, Riverside Township, Trego County, Kansas
Mary Grace Hays
b. 19 October 1889, Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas
d. 24 July 1965, Wakeeney, Trego County, Kansas

Children with Mary Grace Hays:

  • Frances Edan (b. 1908) married Earl Roberts
  • Viola Pearl (b. 1910) married William Herbert Wanker
  • Lillie Bell (b. 1911) married Robert Eric Eckman
  • Carl Leslie (b. 1917) married Neva Arlene Lynd

George Butcher was a member of the Methodist Church in Wakeeney, where he was instrumental in organizing local congregations and was issued an exhorters license to preach.

Submitted by:
Marilyn Eckman Rittel
Des Moines IA

Charles Butcher

Charles Butcher
b. September 1848, Ohio, to Christian and Mary (Hofman) Butcher
d. 5 December 1902, Trego County, Kansas

m. 24 January 1869, Jay County, Indiana
Sarah Elizabeth Doty
b. Indiana
d. 1898, Trego County, Kansas

Children with Sarah Elizabeth Doty:

  • Anna L. (b. 1869) married Francis M. Epperly
  • Alma (b. 1871) married (1) [–?–] Smith, (2) Eli Davis
  • Cordelia Bell (b. 1873) married George Mitchell
  • James Madison (1875-1953) married Margaret Mae Cook
  • George Leslie (1878-1964) married Mary Grace Hays
  • Frances Lenora (b. 1880) married Francis A. Hayes
  • Charles (1883-1904)
  • Henry Cleveland (1885-1960) married Anna C. Snelling

Charles emigrated in 1882 from Green Township, Jay County, Indiana, to Ellsworth County, Kansas. He moved in 1891 to Trego County and homesteaded seventeen miles southwest of Wakeeney.

Submitted by:
Marilyn Eckman Rittel
Des Moines IA