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Alvin Porter Cole

Alvin Porter Cole
birth: 4 Feb 1894, Dearborn County, Indiana to Joel DeVane Cole and Lucy Ann Palmer
death: 30 Jul 1962, Osgood, Ripley County, Indiana
burial: Oakdale Cemetery, Lot 243, Dearborn County, Indiana

m: 8 Oct. 1913, Dearborn County, Indiana
Tracie Elizabeth Seymour
birth: 21 Jul 1921, Switzerland County, Indiana to Levi H. Seymour and Alice Dora Turner

Children of Alvin Porter Cole and Tracie Elizabeth Seymour:

  • Vaina Lee Cole (b. 25 Jul 1914, Topeka, Kansas, d. 26 May 1988, Miami, Dade County, Florida) m. 30 Jan 1931, Ripley County, Indiana to Russell Heiderman
  • Meryl Wayne Cole (adopted) d. at 11 years old
  • Sarah Cole (died at 3 days old)

Alvin “Porter” Cole was a farmer, a park ranger at the Versailles State Park in early 50’s, and a mechanic for years at McCoy’s Garage in Osgood, Indiana. His latter work years was with the City of Osgood as a Town Marshall.

He lived on Maple Street, Osgood, Ripley, Indiana from 1930’s to 1970’s. He lived in Lakeland, Florida in mid to late 1940s.

He passed away with a heart attack. He never had any surgeries and didn’t believe in going to a doctor. He smoked a pipe mostly and rolled his own cigarettes when he desired one. He was a slender man of medium height, with almost black hair and dark dark brown eyes. He was always clean shaven. He wore suits of Brown on occasion and always wore a hat whenever outdoors.

Porter was dearly loved by his family, friends and all who he came in touch with in his work & everyday dealings.

Submitted by:
Rita Heiderman Sander
Email: ingengal@gmail.com

Emma Rose Hatter

Emma Rose Hatter
b. 20 October 1919, Delphi, Carroll County, Indiana, to William Harry and Bertha Rose (Sudlow) Hatter
d. 26 October 2000, Everton, Boone County, Arkansas

m. 1 February 1941, Knox, Starke County, Indiana
Meredith Earl Lockridge
b. 29 September 1917, Knox, Starke County, Indiana, to Guy A. and Arizona Ione (Baker) Lockridge
d. 18 January 1994, Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas

Children with Meredith Earl Lockridge:
• James Earl (b. 1944) married Regina Lee Scott
• Joan Marie (b. 1946) married Jimmie Lewis Cole
• Guy Dean (b. 1949) married Rosetta Maria Phillips
• Kathaleen (b. 1952) married (1) Harvey Worrie Clark, Jr., (2) Duane Recoy, (3) Steve Riley, (4) Buck Underwood
• Margaret Ellen (b. 1962)

Emma moved with her parents to Arkansas in 1935. The next few years found the family living in Arizona and then California before returning to Arkansas in 1939.

When her father left the family in Arkansas, she took her ill mother and younger brother and sister back to Indiana in 1940 to live with her aunt, Lucy Sudlow, in Starke County, Indiana. While there she met and married Meredith Lockridge. Together they raised her brother, Oliver, and sister, Roseltha.

Emma and her husband moved to Arkansas in 1959, living first in Newton County and then in Boone County, where they remained until their deaths.

She was a homemaker, church worker, and 4-H leader for 35 years.

Submitted by:
Joan Cole
Odessa MO
E-mail: jmcole@iland.net

Fred Horace Wallace

Fred Horace Wallace
b. 12 December 1867, Ada, Kent County, Michigan, to William and Jane Elizabeth (Green) Wallace
d. 1946, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California

m. 31 March 1890, Ada, Kent County, Michigan
Veva Agusta Clark
b. 20 February 1871, Greenville, Montcalm County, Michigan, to Aruna Smith and Cynthia Selina (Austin) Clark
d. 1955, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California

Children with Veva Agusta Clark:
• Farrand Almeron (1891-1967) married Adell Barthol
• Lee Clark (1893-1962) married (1) Dorothy Maebelle Kunze, (2) Ann Rebecca Margaret Rae Frost
• Lucia Jane (1898-1957) married William John Nadvornik
• Charles Henry (1911-1974) married (1) Evelyn Elizabeth Evans, (2) Dorothy Cole, (3) Ann Rebecca Margaret Rae Frost

Fred and Veva moved their family from Saranac, Ionia County, Michigan, sometime in 1910. They settled in Peru, Miami County, Indiana, where Fred opened a meat and grocery business. After losing everything in the flood of the Wabash and Ohio rivers that devastated the Wabash Valley, March 23-26, 1913, they moved back to Michigan where they remained.

Submitted by:
Dori Wegehaupt
New Baltimore MI
E-mail: doriweg@aol.com

Zachariah Shackelford

Zachariah Shackelford
b. 7 September 1830, Salvisa, Mercer County, Kentucky, to Richard and Eliza (Dean) Shackelford
d. August 1892, Nonesuch, Woodford County, Kentucky

m/1. 7 May 1854, Franklin County, Kentucky
Mildred Jane Ellis
b. 1834, Hendricks County, Indiana, to Phillip R. and Elizabeth (Shackelford) Ellis
d. between 1866-1870, Hendricks County, Indiana

m/2. before 1880, Kentucky
Mrs. Margaret Cunningham

Children with Mildred Jane Ellis:
• Ammi W. (d. in infancy)
• Elizabeth “Betty”
• Richard J. (1861-1862)
• Albertine “Tiny” married James Lewis
• William H. (1866-1956) married (1) Grace Cole, (2) Mrs. Betty Cole Sims

The couple moved to Hendricks County, Indiana, soon after their marriage, but by 1870 the father and his three surviving children had moved back to Kentucky.

Submitted by:
Mary Jane Shackelford Kaiser
Ft. Wayne IN

Sarah M. Ross

Sarah M. Ross
b. 23 June 1844, Wayne Township, Noble County, Indiana, to Rubin and Caroline Ross
d. 3 October 1890, Stamford, Harian County, Nebraska

m. 20 March 1867, Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan
George Cyrus Cole
b. 24 August 1844, Penn Yan, Yates County, New York
d. 22 July 1921, Union, Cass County, Michigan

Children with George Cyrus Cole:
• Anna Eliza
• Eddie Jacob
• Eva May
• Emmie E.
• Edna E.
• George Rueban (twin)
• Caroline S. (twin)
• Myron J.
• Willis (twin)
• Willard (twin)

Sarah lived in both Wayne Township and in Kendallville in Noble County, Indiana, before emigrating in 1869.

Submitted by:
Helen C. Cole
Ordville WA

John Wesley Kimbel

John Wesley Kimbel
b. 8 May 1847, Ohio, to Daniel and Elizabeth (Cole) Kimbel
d. 30 January 1919, Leonidas Township, St. Joseph County, Michigan.

m/1. 19 December 1868, Marshall County, Indiana
Margaret E. Hissong
b. about 1851, Indiana
d. 25 February 1873, Menson Township, St. Joseph County, Michigan

m/2. about 1876
Anna J. White
b. 1860, Michigan, to Amos and Clarissa White
d. 28 September, Leonidas, Michigan

m/3. 22 June 1881, Three Rivers, Michigan
Louisa J. Lamphier March
b. 1859
d. April 1883, Manistee County, Michigan

m/4.
Emma Augusta Brand
b. 27 August 1869, Auburn, DeKalb County, Indiana
d. 12 December 1952, Centreville, Michigan

Children with Margaret E. Hissong:
• Lilly M. (1870-1876)
• George Lee (1873-1929) married Theresa Pauline Henrietta Piotrasch

Children with Anna J. White:
• female infant (1878-1878)
• Wesley John (1879-1970) married (1) Clara J. Wagner Marsac, (2) Marigam A. Monroe Ramsey

Children with Emma August Brand:
• Charles (1887-1955) married Emma [–?–]
• Daniel (1888-1949) married Jeanette Baldwin
• Arthur (1891-1957) married Alma Emilia Giehne
• Vesta (1893-1920) married Valma N. E. Brown
• Ezra R. (1895-1903)
• Clifford (1897-1903)
• Leathia R. (1898-1903)
• Ola F. (1900-1961) married (1) Harry Inman, (2) James A. Jordan, (3) Howard Ellis
• Ralph (1902-1971) married Glennys Moughton
• Katie Marie (1904-1974) married Lester George McAmis
• Earl (1905-1981) married (1) Florence [–?–], (2) Emma Bavin

John was living in Fairfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana, by 1853. He left from Bourbon Township, Marshall County, Indiana before 1873. He also lived in Etna Green, Kosciusko County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Sally Kimbel
Troy MI
E-mail: swansall@123.net

Daniel Kimbel

Daniel Kimbel
b. July 1822, Ohio, to Francis Squire and Catherine (Hursh) Kimbel
d. 14 April 1904, Leonidas Township, St. Joseph County, Michigan

m. 8 February 1844, Seneca County, Ohio
Elizabeth Cole
b. 10 January 1822, Ohio, to John Cole and Elizabeth Burgess
d. 6 August 1886 in Cleon Township, Manistee County, Michigan

Children with Elizabeth Cole:
• Margaret Matilda (1845-1901) married (1) Alexander McClish, (2) Josiah Boyer
• John Wesley (1847-1909) married (1) Margaret E. Hissong, (2) Anna J. White, (3) Louisa J. Lamphier March, (4) Emma Augusta Brand
• Nancy Jane (1850-1933) married Noah McClish
• Catherine H. (1853-1933) married Royal Artemus McClish
• Francis Squire (1857-1942) married (1) Belle Craner, (2) Jennie McClish
• Daniel (ca. 1859-1888) married Mary Jane Ream
• Charles William (1860-1896) married Jennie McClish

The family was in Fairfield Township, DeKalb County, Indiana, by 1853. They lived in Etna Green Township and in Harrison, Kosciusko County, Indiana, before leaving in 1875 for Leonidas Township, St. Joseph County, Michigan.

Submitted by:
Sally Kimbel
Troy MI
E-mail: swansall@123.net