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Flora Louise DeMoss

Flora Louise DeMoss
birth: 2 Aug 1883 at Knox County, Indiana to Samuel T. and Sarah Frances (Winkler) DeMoss
death: 15 Oct 1861, Gosport, Owen Co., IN
burial: Edwardsport Cemetery, Knox Co., IN

marriage: 4 Sep 1901, at Knox Co., IN
Robert E. Barr
birth: 26 Jun 1882 in Knox Co., IN to James and Susan (Welch) Barr
death: 18 Jun 1951 at Knox Co., IN

Children of Flora Louise DeMoss and Robert E. Barr:

  • Gilbert Barr, b. 3 Nov 1903, d. 11 Dec 1985
  • Leona E. Barr, b. 24 Apr 1907, d. 10 Jan 1992, m. (1) James A. Holt, (2) Unk Moreland
  • Blanche E. Barr, b. 17 Oct 1911, d. 26 Jul 1985, m. William N. Decker

Flora Louise DeMoss Barr Lived In:

  • Born at Knox County, Indiana
  • Monroe County, Indiana
  • Died at Owen County, Indiana (from c.1923)

Other Information: Flora Louise DeMoss was divorced from Robert Barr in 1920 at Monroe County, Indiana.

Submitter is not related to this Hoosier ancestor.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net

Johannes Aloyse Decker

Johannes Aloyse Decker
b. 6 March 1854, Blodelsheim, Alsace, France, to Johanes Meinrad and Marie-Rose (Stadler) Decker
d. 16 April 1930, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

m. 27 January 1880, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana
Elizabeth Braunagel
b. 29 October 1861, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana
d. 27 July 1909, Burlington, Coffey County, Kansas

Children with Elizabeth Braunagel:
• Rose Ellen
• George Bernard
• Louis Martin
• John Minrod (b. 1888)
• Fred William
• Michael Theodore
• Edward Aloysuis
• Manual Anthony
• Lucille Elizabeth
• Clara Frances and Laura Frances, twin girls who died at birth

Johannes arrived in the United States and Indiana in 1875. He renounced allegiance to the emperor of Germany and was naturalized in 1876. He remained in Indiana until at least early 1888 when he was listed in the Union Township, Shelby County Road Tax before starting west. His fourth child, John Minrod, was born in April 1888 in Hartford, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Sharon Decker
San Francisco CA

Elizabeth Braunagel

b. 29 October 1861, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, to Barnard and Elizabeth (Strausberg) Braunagel
d. 27 July 1909, Burlington, Coffey County, Kansas

m. 27 January 1880, Union Township, Shelby County, Indiana
Johannas Aloyse Decker
b. 6 March 1854, Blodelsheim, Alsace, France
d. 16 April 1930, Los Angeles, California

Children with Johannas Aloyse Decker:

  • Rose Ellen
  • George Barrand
  • Louise Martin
  • John Minrod
  • Fred William
  • Michael Theodore
  • Edward Aloysius
  • Manual Anthony
  • Lucile Elizabeth
  • Clare Frances
  • Laura Frances
  • twin girls (died at birth)

Submitted by:
Sharon Decker
San Francisco CA

Thomas C Grisson/Grisham/Gresham

Thomas C Grisson/Grisham/Gresham
b. 26 July 1835, Madison, Morgan County, Indiana, to Calton and Nancy (Jones) Greshom
d. 18 December 1894, Union, Cumberland County, Illinois

m. 12 August 1855, Madison, Morgan County, Indiana
Mary Hiatt
b. 28 March 1835, Morgan County, Indiana, to Joseph and Lucinda (Harper) Hiatt
d. 23 November 1899, Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois

Children with Mary Hiatt:

  • William Wesley (1856–1934) married Dollie E. Decker
  • Alexander (1858–1879)
  • James Buchanan (1859–1938) married Mary “Mollie” Elizabeth Jennings
  • Sophrona (1861–1922) married George Martin Woodard
  • Laura A. (b. 1863) married William B. Jennings
  • Oliver Ulysses (1867–1949) married Mary Elizabeth Rodebaugh
  • Jacob Franklin (1876–1921) married Rena E. Askew

Thomas emigrated from Morgan County, Indiana, to Union Township, Cumberland County, Illinois, in 1863/64.

Submitted by:
Lester Wayne Grissom
Kansas IL