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Phillip M. Pickering

Phillip M. Pickering
birth: 13 Jan 1842 in Green Co. Tennessee to Jonathan Pickering and Jane White of Rheatown, Tennessee.
death: 19 Jan 1929 in Nevada, Tipton Co. Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Howard Co. Indiana

marriage: 16 Nov 1866 in Alto, Howard Co. Indiana
Prudence Elizabeth Jackson
birth: 3 Apr 1846 in Jellico, Campbell Co. Tennessee to Benjamin V. Jackson and Sarah Mary Ayers
death: 3 Apr 1937 in Nevada, Tipton Co. Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Howard Co. Indiana

Children of Phillip M. Pickering and Prudence Elizabeth Jackson:

  • Vilena Jane Pickering, b. 4 Sep 1867, m. Albert Miller
  • James Virlin Pickering, b. 23 Oct 1871, m. (1) Pearl Lizzie Johnson, (2) Della Fergeson
  • Charles David Pickering, b. 25 Dec 1875, m. Maggie M. Ferguson
  • Mary Myrtle Pickering, b. 2 Jan 1897, m. Harry. E. Farmer
  • Estella May Pickering, b. 14 Jul 1881, m. Fred C. Johnson

Ancestor Phillip M. Pickering Lived In:
Phillip and Prudence were both born in Tennessee but spent the majority of their lives in Indiana. All of their children were born and died in Indiana.

Other Information:

Phillip Pickering was ten years old when his family walked to Indiana from Rheatown, Tennessee. The family left Tennessee on November 1, 1852 and traveled for 27 days to Howard County, Indiana.
In the Civil War he enlisted with the Union Army, Company H of the 34th Indiana Volunteers and served all 5 years without any injuries. After the war, he and his brothers formed a club and sang at many rallies in Howard, Grant, Tipton and Madison counties. He was very involved in the Grand Army of the Republic.
Phillip and Prudence were the longest living Methodist in the county, and were honored in Tipton for the many years they served.

Submitted by:
Pamela Sullivan
Email: hurst_rare@yahoo.com

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Thomas William Appleberry Sitzler

Thomas William Appleberry Sitzler/Sistler
b. 5 February 1824, Harrison County, Indiana, to John and Mary Ann (Appleberry/Moyers?) Sitzler/Sistler
d. 1 March 1918, Pope County, Illinois

m. about 1845, Monroe County, Tennessee
Ruth Moab Holloway
b. about April 1824, Monroe County, Tennessee, to Minter and Margaret (Pate) Holloway
d. 29 December 1862, Pope County, Illinois

Children with Ruth Moab Holloway:
• John Minter (1846-bef. 1850)
• John Frederick (1847-1917) married (1) Buena Vista Reubel, (2) Mary M. Williams
• Margery “Martha” (1850-1924) married William Jefferson Rodgers
• Jacob E. (1850-1910) married Mary L. Paisley
• Thomas William Appleberry, II (1853-1932) married Mary Elizabeth Rexer
• Matthew Pate (1855-1935) married (1) Loretta Farmer, (2) CanZada “Sadie” Maxwell
• George Allen (1857-1944) married Ida [–?–]
• James McClelland (1862-1932) married Mary Melissa Brush

The first four children were born in Tennessee and the later ones in Illinois.

Submitted by:
Carol Sue Robinson
Klamath CA
E-mail: c.s.robinson@gmail.com

Silas Garrison

Silas Garrison
b. 29 January 1798, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, to Elijah and Mary (Bolar) Garrison
d. 3 August 1873, Washington Township, Wapello County, Iowa

m. 1818, Dearborn County, Indiana
Eliza Farmer
b. 1798, Pennsylvania
d. 1851, Wapello County, Iowa

Children with Eliza Farmer:
• William H. (b. 1819)
• Catherine L. (b. 1821)
• George (b. 1822)
• Harmon (b. 1824)
• Charles F. (b. 1826)
• Addison A. (b. 1830)
• Mary A. (b. 1834)
• Milton L. (b. 1835)
• Elizabeth (b. 1838)
• Sophia (b. 1841)

Silas immigrated to Dearborn County, Indiana, about 1814 and emigrated about 1832.

Submitted by:
Phyllis J. Miller
San Mateo CA
E-mail: phyllism19@aol.com

Frankie Duty

Frankie Duty
b. 27 August 1844, Posey County, Indiana, to Teague and Elizabeth (Smiley) Duty
d. 18 August 1918, Beloit, Mitchell County, Kansas

m. 5 September 1867, Illinois
Peter Hezekiah Stilley
b. 22 December 1847, Williamson County, Illinois, to Henry L. and Martha (Farrow) Stilley
d. 26 May 1923, Beloit, Mitchell County, Kansas

Children with Peter Hezekiah Stilley:

  • Elizabeth Ann (1868–1902) married Frank M. Cubbison
  • Martha Jane (1871–1928) married Franz Otto Dietrich
  • Lucinda E. (1872–1953) married Harry LeRoy Huff
  • Sarah Margaret (1874–1962) married Frederick Alsop
  • James Henry (1876–1971) married Lucretia Smith
  • Laura Agnes (b. 1878) married Bruce Elmond Farmer
  • John D. (1880–1884)
  • Albert Marion (1883–1918) married Lillie May Pounds
  • William Clarence (1886–1918) married Florence Cary

Frankie emigrated from Posey County, Indiana, to Illinois by September 1867.

Submitted by:
Kevin L. Stilley
Manhattan KS
E-mail: trlrhouseman@aol.com