Tag Archives: Campbell

Mary Grubb

Mary Grubb
b. 19 November 1846, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Adam and Elizabeth (Mercer) Grubb
d. 19 February 1901, Taylor County, Iowa

m. 1 November 1868, Jasper County, Indiana
Achelus Shedrick Key
b. 18 January 1842, Surry County, North Carolina, to William S. and Lydia D. (Jones) Key
d. 13 June 1930, Sharpsburg, Taylor County, Iowa

Children with Achelus Shedrick Key:
• Eliza Ellen (1870-1918) married John Wattie Campbell
• Cora Lee (b. 1872) married Elmer McLaughlin
• John Orman (1874-1957) married Goldie Cook
• Charles Lee (1879-ca. 1950) married Ida Bell Crowe
• Wiliam (b. aft. 1880)
• Oscar Henry (1883-1967) married Ethel Mae Sturm
• Rosa Edith (1885-1934) married Jerry Wilson

Mary and her parents moved to Ohio in 1850 and to Jasper County, Indiana, in 1852. She and her husband moved to Peoria County, Illinois, in February 1869 and to Taylor County, Iowa, in the spring of 1880.

Achelus was in Company H, 21st Regiment of the Confederate Army and was wounded on 25 May 1862; the next month he and his brother deserted. He was married in 1862 in Jasper County, Indiana, to Martha Ellen Whittaker; they had two sons, Sam and Lewis, who were raised by Mary Grubb Key. He was married 22 September 1901 in Iowa to Sarah Ellen Coe; they had eleven children.

Submitted by:
Sandra L. Carter-Duff
Denver CO
E-mail: sandy@carduff.com


Francis Asbury Forbes

Francis Asbury Forbes
b. 7 May 1817, Butler County, Ohio
d. 27 February 1864, Oakland Township, Louisa County, Iowa

m. 8 January 1834, Montgomery County, Indiana
Sarah Ann Campbell
b. 1816

Children with Sarah Ann Campbell:
• Elizabeth

After arriving in Indiana from Butler County, Ohio, Francis lived in Montgomery and Porter counties in Indiana before leaving the state in 1837.

Submitted by:
Betty Forbes
Lone Tree IA

Alexander O’Neill

Alexander O’Neill
b. 11 Sept 1811 in Pittsburgh, PA to Hugh O’Neill and Deborah Joyce
d. 16 Mar 1897 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN
bur. Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN

Alexander O'Neill gravestone

Alexander O’Neill gravestone

m. 13 Jul 1837 Floyd Co., IN
Margaret Louisa Kain/Cain 
b. 1819 at Carlisle, PA
d. 27 Nov 1879 at New Albany, Floyd Co., IN
bur. Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd Co., IN

Children with Margaret Louisa Kain/Cain:

  • William James O’Neill (1838-after 1865)
  • Andrew Foster O’Neill (10 May 1840-10 Jun 1914) m. Lucinda Lyons (6 Mar 1841-5 Sept 1913) 9 Oct 1866
  • Sarah Jane O’Neill (25 Apr 1843-26 Feb 1929) m. Norman Campbell (1843-16 Jun 1886) 1 May 1873
  • Emily Isabel O’Neill (17 Mar 1846-15 Sept 1930) m. Joseph McPherson (1844-2 Oct 1895) 1 Dec 1869
  • Charles W. O’Neill (abt. 1848-)

Submitted by:
Ronald L. Darrah
Indianapolis, IN
E-mail: darrah@comcast.net

Ira Stout Compton

Ira Stout Compton
b. 19 July 1810 Hamilton Co., Ohio
d. 7 May 1884 Montgomery Co, Indiana
bur. Bunker Hill Cemetery (formerly Stonebraker), Montgomery Co., Indiana

Ira Stout Compton

Ira Stout Compton

Martha Campbell
d. 1840 Montgomery Co., Indiana

m/2. 8 Feb 1849 Montgomery Co., Indiana
Judith Vaughn
b. 26 July 1821 Alamo, Montgomery Co., Indiana
d. 18 Oct 1893 Montgomery Co., Indiana
bur. Bunker Hill Cemetery (formerly Stonebraker), Montgomery Co., Indiana
*Ira was Judith’s second husband. Her first was William A. Stonebraker

Children with Martha Campbell

  • Hannah (1836-)
  • Jane (1838-)

Children with Judith Vaughn

  • Hampton (1850-)
  • Newton (1852-)
  • Leah (1854-)
  • Martha (1861-1930) m. James Wilson Lee

Ira was born in Ohio to Nathan Compton and Sarah Jane Hawkins. He was settled in Montgomery County, Indiana by the 1840s and married first, Martha Campbell, and then Judith Vaughn. Judith was the daughter of James Vaughn and Nancy Jones. Both Ira and Judith are buried at Bunker Hill Cemetery.

Submitted by:
Sandra Rackard
Mobile, AL
E-mail: SRackard@bellsouth.net

Charles Mortimer Bryant

Charles Mortimer Bryant
b. 12 August 1894, Rosedale, Parke County, Indiana, to William Cleaster and Julia Louise (Grindle) Bryant
d. 24 November 1959, Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin

m. about 1923, Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin
Lucy Murphy
b. about 1898

Children with Lucy Murphy:

  • William Edward (1925-1982) married Joan Claire Goodreau
  • Elizabeth married Sylvester Campbell

Charles left Indiana in 1914, moving to Devils Lake, North Dakota with the W. R. Murray family. He left to join his brother, William Edward Bryant, but later moved to Superior, Wisconsin where he remained until his death.

For a time, he worked for the Great Northern Railway and The Express Company. He also served as deputy county auditor under J. A. Kramer. He was a clerk of the draft board and enlisted from Devils Lake in 1917. During World War I he served overseas. When he returned to Devils Lake, he resumed his position as deputy county auditor.

Charles was a charter member of the Tim Running Post of the American Legion and served as its first commander. He was also a member of the Masonic bodies and Kern Temple.

After leaving Devils Lake, he resided in Superior, Wisconsin, and was employed in the store department of the Great Northern Railway at Superior. He was married, raised a family, and lived in Superior until his death in 1959.

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

John Winters

John Winters
b. 28 October 1849, Jefferson County, Indiana, to James M. and Mary G. (Lichlyter) Winters
d. 17 March 1911, Jackson County, Kansas

m. 26 October 1871, Jefferson County, Indiana
Anna Itce
b. 9 October 1853, Girlitz, Germany
d. 29 June 1919, Jackson County, Kansas

Children with Anna Itce:

  • Albert Emmet (1872-1941) married Myrtle May Brassbridge
  • August Delmar (1874-1943) married Katherine Bonwell
  • Frederika (b. 1877) married Orville Bowser
  • Pleasant Griffeth (1882-1943) married Nellie Ruth Campbell
  • Florence M. (1889-1890)
  • Eli E. (1891-1952) married Lola Mae Crozier

John resided at Smyrna, Jefferson County, and Shelby County, Indiana. They moved in 1884 to Holton, Jackson County, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Betty Seprodi
Terre Haute IN 47802

Andrew J Murphy

Andrew J Murphy
b. 8 May 1841, Aurora, Dearborn County, Indiana, to Samuel and Matilda (Smith) Murphy
d. 3 February 1825, Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas

m. 24 September 1866, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
Lydia Ann Pleakenstrauffer
b. 16 April 1846, Shilo, Decatur County, Indiana, to H. and Mary (Smith) Pleakenstrauffer

Children with Lydia Ann Pleakenstrauffer:

  • William Grant Paul (1867-1942) married Christina Haddow
  • Rosella (1869-1953)
  • Telitha Jane (1871-1969) married Charles Vance
  • Anna Viola (1873-1931) married Benjamin Galen Campbell
  • Andrew S. (1876-1884)
  • Lydia Edna (1877-1911) married Emery Albertus Dain
  • Emma Alice (1880-1894)
  • Mary M. (1882-1884)
  • Mabel Augusta (1885-1971) married Norval Morgan
  • Almina V. (b. 1887) married Gilbert Parrick
  • Euclid Theodore (1889-1966) married Elsie [–?–]

Prior to her marriage, Lydia Ann is said to have lived in an orphanage.

According to his Civil War records, Andrew and Lydia were married by Samuel K. Ross at Cincinnati, but the records were destroyed when a courthouse burned. Andrew was an octoroon whose grandfather, according to census records, was a “free mulatto”.

Andrew J. Murphy enlisted in the Union Army at Indianapolis on 18 August 1864 and served in a colored unit. After discharge he settled in Fairland Township, Shelby County, Indiana. In 1880 he emigrated with his family from Hymera, Sullivan County, Indiana, to Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Rolene Kiesling
Groveland CA