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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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Oliver Hosea Powell

Oliver Hosea Powell
b. 23 May 1870, Elizabethtown, Bartholomew County, Indiana, to John and Mary Jane (Dunn) Powell
d. 4 June 1955, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas

m. 22 July 1896
Sarah Krapp
b. 26 April 1874, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, to Hosea and Elizabeth (Christie) Dunn
d. 4 February 1945, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas

Children with Sarah Krapp:

  • George Grant

John Powell, Oliver Powell’s father, was the son of Wiley Prosis and Sarah (Carter) Powell.

Submitted by:
Dawne Slater-Putt
Huntertown IN
E-mail: dslaterput@aol.com