Tag Archives: Coomes

Nicholas Wathen

Nicholas Wathen
birth: 21 Apr 1787, Charles County, Maryland to Barton Wathen and Mary Coomes
death: 3 May 1857, Barr Township, Daviess County, Indiana
burial: St. Peter’s Cemetery, Montgomery, Daveiss County, Indiana

marriage: 1 Nov 1814, Washington County, Kentucky
Sarah Masters
birth: 1793, Prince Georges County, Maryland to Joshua Masters and Elizabeth Selby
death: 1871, Washington County, Indiana
burial: St. Peter’s Cemetery, Montgomery, Daviess County, Indiana

Children of Nicholas Wathen and Sarah Masters:

  • Richard, 1815- aft 1888; m. Martha Cissell
  • Ann, 1817-?, m. Charles Gibson
  • Athanatius, 1819-1898, m. Elizabeth Ann Mattingly
  • John, da. 1821-1901, m. Julia Ann Kidwell
  • William Francis, 1827-1893, m. Lucinda Cissell
  • Elizabeth, 1828-?
  • Raphael, 1829-1917, m. Mary ann Cavanaugh
  • Joshua, 1830-?, m. Julia O’Dell

Nicholas was a veteran of War of 1812 and took Indiana land as a grant. He lived in Charles County Maryland (1787 – after 1800); Washington County, Kentucky (1812-1835) and Barr Township, Daviess County, Indiana (1835-death).

Submitted by:
Carol Collins
Email: carolcollins65@gmail.com

Abraham Elwell

Abraham Elwell
b. 5 August 1790, Salem County, New Jersey, to Joel and Elizabeth (Hutton) Elwell
d. 12 March 1880–1882, Knoxville, Knox County, Illinois

m. Franklin County, Indiana
Esther “Hettie” Coomes
b. 28 May 1797, Salem, New Jersey
d. 6 August 1887, Knox County, Illinois

Children with Esther Coomes:

  • Joel Coomes
  • Marriet
  • George H.
  • John Hutton
  • Abraham, Jr.
  • Isaac Coomes
  • Esther Elizabeth
  • Jacob Harrison
  • Mary Almira

Abraham immigrated to Union County, Indiana, about 1826. He later moved to Knox County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
William Harold Hedden
Arvada CO