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Edmond Jacob Lightcap

Edmond Jacob Lightcap
b. 11 December 1875, Henryville, Clark County, Indiana, to Jacob W. and Nancy Ann (Beckett) Lightcap
d. 29 January 1957, Rockford, Illinois

m. 23 January 1898
Nora Bell Carroll
b. 13 November 1877
d. 27 October 1954
dv. 19 December 1919

Children with Nora Bell Carroll:
• Rhoda Mae (b. 1899)
• Strausie (b. 1901)
• Cordia (b. 1904)
• Ralph M. (b. 1908)

Child of Nora Bell Carroll:
• Ferris Carroll

Edmond moved from Indiana to Illinois with his son after his divorce in 1919, but his daughters remained with their mother.

Submitted by:
Jeannie Noe Carlisle
Nabb IN
E-mail: carlisle.jeannie@gmail.com

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Abram Lincoln Burkman

ABRAM LINCOLN BURKMAN
b. August 1854, Decatur County, Indiana, to Daniel and Sabrina (Davis) Burkman
d. 3 January 1939, McKinzie, Carroll County, Tennessee

m. 14 September 1890, Decatur County, Indiana
Mary Kathren Evans
b. June 1868, Illinois, to Joseph and Mary J. (Lawson) Evans
d. 30 April 1930, McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee

Children with Mary Kathren Evans:

  • Herbert Cecil (1891-1970) married (1) Lallie McNeil, (2) Maude McCoy Martin
  • Harry (1892-1976)
  • Eldo James (1893-1959)
  • William Earl (1894-1928) married Johnie Blanche Phelps
  • Mable Claire (1896-1975) married Lucian L. Carroll
  • Nettie (1899-1899)
  • Bethel Elizabeth (1903-1981)

Submitted by:
Lori S. Ammerman
Scipio IN

Arthur Custer

Arthur Custer
b. 8 May 1887, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, to Lafayette and Hannah (Stephens) Custer
d. 29 November 1959

m/1.
Agnes [–?–]
d. about 1952

m/2. 15 June 1953
Lilla Bette Carroll
b. 29 April 1892, Texas

Children with Agnes [–?–]:

  • Eloise (b. 1920)

Arthur was employed by the city of Los Angeles for 31 years as a police administrator.

Submitted by:
JoAnn L. Kester
Tipp City OH

Calvin Rutter Clarke

Calvin Rutter Clarke
b. 5 May 1831, New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, to Tilghman Warfield and Jane (Lewis) Clark
d. 13 May 1912, Bartlett Springs, California

m. Grass Valley, California
Isabelle Donovan Carroll, a widow

Children with Isabelle Donovan Carroll:

  • Crawford Calvin Clarke (9 July 1868–4 December 1941)

After the death of his brother-in-law, John B. Yount, at Pekin, Big Canon, El Dorado County, California, Calvin Rutter Clarke ran the trading post for his sister, Levenia Clarke Yount. He freighted the goods from Sacramento.

In 1873, Calvin Clarke opened the first hydraulic mine in the state of Tolimia, Columbia, South America for an English company. He was one of the locators of the Idaho Mine, but he sold his interest in that mine and went into the grocery business in Grass Valley.

Calvin Clarke was sheriff of Nevada County for two terms and assessor for one term. Later he was postmaster in Nevada City. He was buried in City Cemetery, Sacramento, California.

From: Sacramento Genealogical Society’s Root Cellar Preserves, Sacramento, California, vol. 16, #4 (July 1994), p. 127