Tag Archives: Cole

Meredith Earl Lockridge

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

m. 1 February 1941, Knox, Starke County, Indiana
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

Children with Emma Rose Hatter:
• James Earl (b. 1944) married Regina Lee Scott
• Joan Marie (b. 1946) married Jimmie Lewis Cole
• Guy Dean, Sr. (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)

Meredith moved to Lorain, Ohio, in 1919 with his family but returned to Indiana the same year. He lived in Fulton County and then Starke County until 1959 when he left for Arkansas.

He was a farmer and a carpenter, but worked as a Standard Oil gas salesman and delivery man in Indiana. He also worked in a wood product factory in Arkansas. He was unaware it was his uncle who was raising him until he was told at age 21.

He served on the town council in Everton, Arkansas and helped to get the town streets paved.

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

Advertisements

Caleb B Davis

Caleb B Davis
b. 24 February 1809, Monongalia County, Virginia, to John and Elizabeth (Cole) Davis
d. 13 May 1891, Mears, Oceana County, Michigan

m. 15 December 1831, Monongalia County, Virginia
Sarah Wagner/Wagoner
b. 15 April 1812, Monongalia County, Virginia
d. 18 May 1888, Mears, Oceana County, Michigan

Children with Sarah Wagner/Wagoner:

  • Eugenius Wilson
  • Josephus
  • Alpheus W.
  • Bejamin F.
  • Caleb B., Jr.
  • Jacob J.
  • Sarah E. married Thomas Evans
  • Hattie E. married William Beals

Caleb brought his family to Indiana from Monongalia County, Virginia, in 1833. He resided in LaPorte County, Indiana, before leaving the state in 1879 from Galena, Indiana. His move to Indiana was made with a team and covered wagon, and he reached Kankakee Township on 10 September 1833.

From 1842 until his death in 1891, he was a preacher of the Christian or New Light church. He was a lifelong Democrat and took an active part in political affairs, serving as trustee and as justice of the peace.

Submitted by:
Vivianne L. Crowley
Michigan City IN

John Robbins

John Robbins
b. 29 May 1788 at Washington Co., PA, son of Daniel and Sarah Jane (Leedom) Robbins
d. 5 February 1852, IN
bur. Sand Hill Cemetery, Fulton Co., IN

m. 20 April 1809 at Adams Co., OH
Lydia Hannah, likely daughter of William and Martha (Moore) Hannah

Children with Lydia Hannah:

  • James Robbins (20 January 1810–?) m. Mandy Hatch
  • Sarah Robbins (3 October 1811–11 February 1869) m1. John Davidson; m2. Samuel McCoy
  • William Robbins (4 November 1813–?) m. Roxana J. Town
  • Elizabeth P. Robbins (15 May 1817–?) m. Francis G. W. Irvine
  • Mary Ann Robbins (2 August 1819–?) m. William Tyler Polke
  • John H. Robbins (8 November 1821–2 June 1891) m. Nancy E. Whaley
  • Nancy Robbins (25 June 1825–2 August 1848) m. Samuel McCoy
  • Thomas J. Robbins (18 October 1827–7 February 1900) m. Elizabeth Cole
  • Harriet Robbins (25 August 1830–10 January 1880) m. George W. Surgery

Submitted by:
Kathy Jones Stickney
Ormond Beach, FL
Kstickney2@cfl.rr.com

Meredith Earl Lockridge

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

m. 1 February 1941, Knox, Starke County, Indiana
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

Children with Emma Rose Hatter:

  • James Earl (b. 1944) married Regina Lee Scott
  • Joan Marie (b. 1946) married Jimmie Lewis Cole
  • Guy Dean, Sr. (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)

Meredith moved to Lorain, Ohio, in 1919 with his family but returned to Indiana that same year. He lived in Fulton County and then Starke County until 1959 when he left for Arkansas.

He was a farmer and a carpenter, but worked as a Standard Oil gas salesman and delivery man in Indiana. He also worked in a wood product factory in Arkansas. He was unaware his uncle was raising him until he was told at age 21.

He served on the town council in Everton, Arkansas, and helped to get the town streets paved.

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

Nancy Ann Doyel

Nancy Ann Doyel
b. 1 January 1801, Shelby County, Kentucky, to Farmer and Rebeccah (Cole) Doyel
d. 23 March 1863, McDonough County, Illinois

m/1. 20 December 1821, Shelby County, Kentucky
Moses Laswell

m/2. 20 December 1831, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana
William James

Children with William James:

  • Rebecca Ann (b. 1832)
  • Farmer J. (b. 1838)

When William left Indiana for Texas in 1839, Nancy, Rebecca, and Farmer J., moved in with Nancy’s widowed father in Brown Township, Montgomery County, Indiana. In 1845, William and Nancy divorced.

Rebecca married and moved to McDonough County, Illinois, in 1849, but Nancy and Farmer J. remained in Indiana. By 1853, Nancy moved to McDonough to be near her daughter Rebecca, but her son remained in Montgomery County, Indiana. Nancy is buried in Upper Mound Cemetery in McDonough County.

Submitted by:
Yvonne James
Mineola TX
E-mail: yajames@cox.net

John Tratebas

John Tratebas
b. 14 December 1892, Liberty Township, Porter County, Indiana, to John and Sarah (Taylor) Tratebas
d. 4 April 1960, Quincy, Massachusetts

m/1. 17 November 1914, Porter County, Indiana
Opal Adelia Barber
b. 30 January 1897, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, to Alpheus James and Elizabeth (Gater/Geater) Barber
d. 31 October 1987, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana

m/2. 4 October 1928, Boston, Massachusetts
Verna Maranda Atkins
b. 3 September 1903, Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
d. 29 September 1971, Quincy, Massachusetts

Children with Opal Adelia Barber:

  • Edmund Wyatt (b. 1915) married Gladys Myrtle Spurr
  • John, III (1919-1998) married Evelyn Louise Cole
  • Russell Lewis (b. 1921) married Edith May Downs

Children with Verna Maranda Atkins

  • son (b. Massachusetts)

John’s family came to Porter County, Indiana, in the 1830’s. There were two mills in Porter County, which were the occupations of John Tratebas, I and John Tratebas II.

Submitted by:
Gladys M. Tratebas
Helmsburg IN
E-mail: tratebas@aol.com

George Cyrus Cole

GEORGE CYRUS COLE
b. 24 August 1844, Pennyan, Yates County, New York, to Cornelius and Eleanor (Daesler(?)) Cole
d. 22 July 1921, Union, Cass County, Michigan

m. 20 March 1867, Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan
Sarah M. Ross
b. 23 June 1844, Wayne Township, Noble County, Indiana
d. 2 October 1890, Stamford, Harlan County, Nebraska

Children with Sarah M. Ross:

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

George moved to Indiana from Sturgis, St. Joseph County, Michigan, around the time he married Sarah Ross in 1867. The family lived in Kendallville, Noble County, until they emigrated in 1869.

Submitted by:
Helen C. Cole
Ordville WA