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Robert Samuel Parkhurst

Robert Samuel Parkhurst
b. 2 February 1823, Henry County, Kentucky, to John and Abigail (Sellers) Parkhurst
d. 27 June 1911, Independence, Montgomery County, Kansas

m. 18 May 1842, Nineveh Township, Johnson County, Indiana
Lucretia Henry
b. 1822-23, Nineveh Township, Johnson County, Indiana, to John and Elizabeth (Musselman) Henry
d. after 1896, Independence, Montgomery County, Kansas

Children with Lucretia Henry:
• Abigail (b. 1843) married Lewis W. Hudiburg/Heidiburg
• Mary Elizabeth (b. 1844) married Iverson Ellis Utterback
• Matilda (b. 1849) married Richard Harvey DeMott
• Sarah (b. 1849)
• Lucinda Caroline (b. 1854) married William Edward Smith

John and his family moved to Johnson County, Indiana in 1826. As a youth, Robert received little education and except for three years he worked mostly as a farmer. In the fall of 1869, the family moved to Montgomery County, Kansas, where both Robert and Lucretia spent the rest of their lives.

Submitted by:
Jocelyn J. Wickens
Powells Point NC

Allen Pickney Chaplin

Allen Pickney Chaplin
b. 9 December 1867, Kosciusko County, Indiana, to Rolanda P. and Clarissa (Logan) Chaplin
d. 22 May 1938, Cowley County, Kansas

m/1. 22 December 1890, Bolton Township, Cowley County, Kansas
Minnie Lillie Vickery
b. 16 April 1868, Doniphan County, Kansas, to Ira Marion and George Ann (Young) Vickery
d. 11 October 1928, Anderson County, Kansas

m/2. 24 August 1931
Helen Smith Barnett

Children with Minnie Lillie Vickery:

  • Dora (1891–1976) married (1) David Rayner Gillespie, (2) Charles P. Morgan
  • Vernon Wiley (1892–1986) married Lydia DeMott
  • William Cullen (1894–1916)
  • infant (1897)
  • Charles Stedman (1899–1975) married Hazel Fern Smith
  • Georgia Clarisa (1902–1951) married Ray Peters
  • Ella Mariam (1904–1978) married (1) Jack Curtis, (2) Bill Havens
  • Byron Atherton (1908–1953) married Ruby Jones

Allen Chaplin left Kosciusko County, Indiana, in 1878.

Submitted by:
Carol Chaplin Milbourn
Roanoke VA