Tag Archives: Carnahan

Ethel H Prosser

Ethel H Prosser
birth: 7 Sept 1888, Indiana to Enoch Prosser & Lydia Carnahan
death: 2 Dec 1980, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana
burial: Bethany Cemetery, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana

marriage: 19 Sept 1937, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana
Thomas Edgar “Ed” Morgan
birth: 6 July 1883, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana to Volney Edgar Morgan & Elizabeth Christina Bruner
death: 29 June 1978, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana
burial: Bethany Cemetery, Washington, Daviess County, Indiana

Ethel lived in Barr and Washington, Daviess County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Barbara McTygue Scanlon
Email: barbarascanlon@mac.com

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Ira David Eppard

Ira David Eppard
b. 8 July 1871, Mt. Pleasant Township, Delaware County, Indiana, to Henry and Sarah A. (Brown) Eppard
d. 13 June 1954, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

m. 3 February 1912, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
May “Ruth” Carnahan
b. 25 July 1894, Port Huron, St. Clair County, Michigan
d. 28 August 1969, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio

Children with May Carnahan:
• Ralph
• Robert
• Kathryn
• Virginia
• Ira
• Richard
• Donald
• Raymond
• Lois
• Martha
• James
• Margaret

Ira lived in Mt. Pleasant Township, Delaware County; Muncie, Delaware County; and Bedford, Lawrence County, before leaving Indiana in 1911.

Submitted by:
Margaret E. Edwards
Bowling Green OH

Robert Merrifield Brenton

ROBERT MERRIFIELD BRENTON
b. 9 August 1855, Bainbridge Township, Dubois County, Indiana, to John Borders and Ruth Miller (Heady) Brenton
d. 26 October 1935, Indiahoma, Comanche County, Oklahoma

m. 25 October 1877, Ireland, Dubois County, Indiana
Sarah Belle Dillin
b. 25 March 1859, Bainbridge Township, Dubois County, Indiana, to Samuel and Jane (McMahan) Dillin
d. 19 May 1931, Indiahoma, Comanche County, Oklahoma

Children with Sarah Belle Dillin:

  • Rupert Asa (1878-1962) married Frances T. Carnahan
  • Ruel Obed (1880-1968) married Catherine Emerson
  • Berthel (1882-1883)
  • Sylvan Bryan (1883-1939) married (1) Hannah Marguerite Carnahan, (2) Becky Wooten
  • Altha Belle (1887-1961) married LeGrande Lee Wright
  • Alma Jane (1889-1974) married Frank Goumaz
  • Robert Edgar (1891-1966) married Edna Marie Johnson
  • Ruby Ruth (1893-1941) married Emmet Alvin Jones

Both Robert and his wife, Sarah, were born and raised in the Scotch-Irish community near Ireland, Dubois County, Indiana.

Robert was a carpenter and moved his family west as the railroads opened the west with opportunities for those with building skills. By September 1878, they were in Walton, Kansas, and by March 1891 had moved on to Pueblo, Colorado.

In 1893 they moved back to the Kansas-Oklahoma area where Robert took part in making the Cherokee Strip Run. He homesteaded 11 miles northwest of Enid, Oklahoma, about four miles west and one mile south of Kremlin.

Submitted by:
Radine Brenton Weedon
Stow OH