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Ellerson Fields

Ellerson Fields
b. 17 August 1829, Butchers Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee, to William and Judida (Sizemore) Fields
d. 23 May 1890, Havensville, Pottawatomie County, Kansas

m. 10 March 1842, Jackson Township, Randolph County, Indiana
Mary Ann Diehl
b. 15 November 1821, Butler Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, to Charles and Mary
Elizabeth (Sheets) Diehl
d. 22 April 1912, Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas

Children with Mary Ann Diehl:
• Manerva (1843-1922) married Lewis Jontra
• Lewis (1844-1927) married Martha Jane Miller
• Eli (1847-ca. 1935) married Mary Weirock
• Levi (1847-1847)
• Charles Diehl (1849-1934) married Lucinda Victoria Morris
• Elizabeth (1851-1880) married Archibald Elisha Abbott
• Ephraim (1853-1941) married Rebecca Clark
• Harriett Melissa (1854-1880) married Zachary Taylor Baysinger
• Hiram (1856-1936) married Sarah Jane Ellison
• John William (1861-1943) married Sarah Jane Dennis
• Milton Leander (1862-1953) married Clara Agnes Witham
• Leslie Martin (ca. 1864-ca. 1867)
• Jonas Squire (ca. 1864-ca. 1867)
• Mary Martha (1869-1958) married Charles A. Bateman

Ellerson lived in Ward and Jackson townships in Randolph County; Richmond Township, Grant County; and Hartford Township, Adams County, before emigrating from Indiana in 1864.

Submitted by:
Aletha M. Fields
Columbia MO
E-mail: clancy@computerland.net

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Mary Ann Diehl

Mary Ann Diehl
b. 15 November 1821, Butler Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, to Charles and Mary Elizabeth (Sheets) Diehl
d. 22 April 1912, Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas

m. 10 March 1842, Jackson Township, Randolph County, Indiana
Ellerson Fields
b. 17 August 1820, Butchers Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee, to William and Judida (Sizemore) Fields
d. 23 May 1890, Havensville, Pottawatomie County, Kansas

Children with Ellerson Fields:
• Manerva (1843-1922) married Lewis Jontra
• Lewis (1844-1927) married Martha Jane Miller
• Eli (1847-ca. 1935) married Mary Weirock
• Levi (1847-1847)
• Charles Diehl (1849-1934) married Lucinda Victoria Morris
• Elizabeth (1851-1880) married Archibald Elisha Abbott
• Ephraim (1853-1941) married Rebecca Clark
• Harriett Melissa (1854-1880) married Zachary Taylor Baysinger
• Hiram (1856-1936) married Sarah Jane Ellison
• John William (1861-1943) married Sarah Jane Dennis
• Milton Leander (1862-1953) married Clara Agnes Witham
• Leslie Martin (ca. 1864-ca. 1867)
• James/Jonas Squire (ca. 1864-ca. 1867)
• Mary Martha (1869-1958) married Charles A. Bateman

Mary Ann’s family came to Randolph County, Indiana, in 1840. She lived in Jackson Township, Randolph County; Richland Township, Grant County; and Hartford Township, Adams County, before emigrating from Indiana in 1864.

Submitted by:
Aletha M. Fields
Columbia MO
E-mail: clancy@computerland.net

Olive Bovard

Olive Bovard
b. 22 Feb 1847 at Aberdeen, Ohio County, Indiana to Isaac C. Bovard and Ursula Shepherd
d. 10 Dec 1926 at Cass, Ohio County, Indiana
bur. Littlefield Cemetery, Cotton, Switzerland County, Indiana

Robert Bruce, Olive and Jessie Bascom gravestone

Robert Bruce, Olive and Jessie Bascom gravestone

m. 4 Nov 1866 Ohio County, Indiana
Robert Bruce Bascom 
b. 3 Nov 1839 at Switzerland County, Indiana to Carley H. Bascom and Elizabeth Potter
d. 10 Mar 1907 at Ohio County, Indiana
bur. Littlefield Cemetery, Cotton, Switzerland County, Indiana

Children with Robert Bruce Bascom:

  • Williard Theodore Bascom (4 Jan 1868-30 Mar 1934) m. Susan Sanders (1870-1927)
  • Alice Luella Bascom (3 Mar 1869-19 Feb 1960) m1. John W. Cochran; m2. Benjamin Franklin Vanosdal (1859-1924)
  • Catherine Bascom (20 Aug 1871-)
  • Jessie Florence Bascom (7 Mar 1873-19 Oct 1904)
  • Josephine Bascom (29 Feb 1876-1964) m. Willard S. Tyler (1867-1940)
  • Grace Gertrude Bascom ( 6 Mar 1880-13 May 1929) m. Albert Conner (1870-1945)
  • Charlotte Bascom (1 May 1883-) m. William G. Miller (1880-)
  • Martha Bascom (18 Jul 1887-20 Feb 1952) m. Reuben Kittle (1884-1963)
  • Mary E. Bascom (18 Jul 1887-1973) m. John Dennis (1885-1961)

Olive was the second wife of Robert Bruce Bascom. She was born in Ohio County, Indiana to Isaac C. Bovard and Ursula Shepherd. Olive lived in Ohio County all of her life and had nine children with Robert.

Submitted by:
Tina Lyons
Fort Wayne, IN
E-mail: genwishlist@gmail.com

Robert Bruce Bascom

Robert Bruce Bascom
b. 3 Nov 1839 at Switzerland County, Indiana to Carley H. Bascom and Elizabeth Potter
d. 10 Mar 1907 at Ohio County, Indiana
bur. Littlefield Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Robert Bruce, Olive and Jessie Bascom gravestone

Robert Bruce, Olive and Jessie Bascom gravestone

m/1. 1 Mar 1863 Switzerland County, Indiana
Margaret Littlefield
b. 25 Dec 1839 Indiana to Harvey Littlefield and Mary Ann Bovard
d. 15 May 1866
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

m/2. 4 Nov 1866 Ohio County, Indiana
Olive Bovard
b. 22 Feb 1847 Ohio County, Indiana to Isaac C. Bovard and Ursula Shepherd
d. 10 Dec 1926 Cass Township, Ohio County, Indiana
bur. Littlefield Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Children with Margaret Littlefield:

  • Edward H. Bascom (6 Mar 1864-21 Mar 1944) m. Jennie L. Myers (1866-1951)

Children with Olive Bovard:

  • Willard Theodore Bascom (4 Jan 1868-30 Mar 1934) m. Susan Sanders (1870-1927) May 1891
  • Alice Luella Bascom (3 Mar 1869-19 Feb 1960) m1. John W. Cochran; m2. Benjamin Franklin Vanosdal (1859-1924)
  • Catherine Bascom (20 Aug 1871-)
  • Jessie Florence Bascom (7 Mar 1873-19 Oct 1904)
  • Josephine Bascom (29 Feb 1876-1964) m. Willard S. Tyler (1867-1940)
  • Grace Gertrude Bascom ( 6 Mar 1880-13 May 1929) m. Albert Conner (1870-1945)
  • Charlotte Bascom (1 May 1883-) m. William G. Miller (1880-)
  • Martha Bascom (18 Jul 1887-20 Feb 1952) m. Reuben Kittle (1884-1963)
  • Mary E. Bascom (18 Jul 1887-1973) m. John Dennis (1885-1961)

Robert Bruce Bascom was born in Switzerland County, Indiana in 1839 to Carley H. Bascom and Elizabeth Potter. He enlisted as a musician in the company band of the 16th Indiana Infantry. He mustered out on 23 May 1862 in Washington, D.C.

He first married Margaret Littlefield on 1 Mar 1863 in Switzerland County. Margaret died on 15 May 1866. They had one child, Edward H. Bascom. On 4 November 1866, Robert married Olive Bovard in Ohio County, Indiana. Olive was born in 1847 and was the daughter of Isaac C. Bovard and Ursula Shepherd. Robert and Olive had nine children and lived in Ohio County where Robert worked as a farmer and dry goods merchant.

Robert died on 10 Mar 1907 in Ohio County. Olive died many years later, in 1926, also in Ohio County. They were buried in Littlefield Cemetery in Switzerland County, Indiana, along with their daughter, Jessie Florence Bascom.

Submitted by:
Tina Lyons
Fort Wayne, IN
E-mail: genwishlist@gmail.com

Hezekiah Stout Denham

Hezekiah Stout Denham
b. Fall 1802, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
d. 1 May 1886, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa

m/1. 30 June 1824, Harrison County, Indiana
Winney Little/Littell
b. 1 January 1803, Georgia, to Reuben and Elizabeth Covington (Gormley) Littell
d. 20 April 1863, Columbus City, Iowa

m/2. 1864
Harriet Silley

m/3. 1871
Eliza S. Culver

Children with Winney Little/Littell:

  • daughter (1825-1829)
  • Penelope Jane (b. ca 1829) married (1) David Macdonald Little, (2) Patrick Dennis
  • Ursula Milon (1831-1901) married (1) Eli Lemuel Wells, (2) Richard C. Wells
  • William Jasper (1832-1869) married Esther M. Jeffries
  • Hugh Little (1835-1889 married Caroline M. Blosser
  • Reuben M. (1837-1895) married (1) Abigail Warn, (2) Eleanor M. Sheriff-Smith
  • Obediah E. (1839-1905) married Lucy Orman

Hezekiah arrived in Indiana from Virginia with his parent about 1817. He lived and married in Harrison County, Indiana, leaving there for Iowa between 1835 and 1837. At least five of his seven children were born in Indiana.

He was a Justice of the Peace, minister for the United Brethren Church, a farmer, and a tailor of clothing for doctors. He made beautiful button holes and created many quilts from fabric scraps until about four years before his death in 1886. He was a smoke and once accidently burned down his own home.

Submitted by:
Rosalie L. De Martino
Salem OR
E-mail: turtle4u@q.com