Tag Archives: Fish

Bidda E. Temple

Bidda E. Temple
b. 11 February 1842, English, Crawford County, Indiana, to William and Martha A. Temple, Sr.
d. 19 December 1908, Spencer Hospital, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania

[–?–] Longest
d. by 1880

m/2. 11 September 1883, Leavenworth, Crawford County, Indiana
Isaac Paden Fish
b. 6 December 1832, Fish Corners, Summerhill Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, to Amon and Manila (Joles) Fish
d. 23 March 1899, Conneautville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.

Children with [—?—] Longest:
• Rufus (b. ca 1867) (twin)
• Luther Temple (b. ca. 1867) (twin)
• F. Temple

Bidda remained in Indiana as a widow after the death of her first husband and is listed in the 1880 census in Jennings Township, Crawford County, Indiana, living with her parents and twin sons, Rufus and Luther. By 1883, Bidda was living in Leavenworth, Indiana, and married Isaac at her home there before moving on to Pennsylvania where she remained until her death. Her son Rufus remained in Indiana and helped to organize the completion of one of the first roads in Crawford County, Indiana, in 1908.

Submitted by:
A. L. Bowerman
Howe IN

Stokly D. Vaughn

Stokly (or Stokely) D. Vaughn
b. 26 June 1830* Hawkins Co., Tennessee [*obit says b. 1831]
d. 8 May 1917 Lawrence Co., Indiana
bur. Gilgal Cemetery, Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana

m. 26 July 1850, Brown Co., Indiana
Amanda Sullivan
b. 9 Nov 1934 Johnson Co., Indiana
d. 13 May 1917 Lawrence Co., Indiana
bur. Gilgal Cemetery, Heltonville, Lawrence Co., Indiana

Children with Amanda Sullivan

  • William Clinton (1851-1912) m. Emma Upton
  • Margaret Ann (1853-1927) m. Isaac Fish
  • Srepta Jane (1855-1933) m. Joshua Waldrip
  • Mary Matilda (1857-1917) m. John Bodenhamer
  • Nancy Catharine (1859-1878) m. Charles Riley McCammon
  • James Ervin (1861-1907) m. Josie Sherlock
  • Eli Wilson (1866-1922) m. Mary Vaughn
  • Cyrus Douglas (1868-1944) m. Elizabeth Norman
  • Marinda Ellen (1870-1952) m. Dalton Clark
  • Susan Eunice (1871-1905) m. Sherman Deckard
  • Flora Belle (1875-1962) m. John Fender
  • Charles Roscoe (1876-1896)

David was the son of Wilson Vaughn and Nancy Bowlen. He married Amanda Sullivan who was the daughter of William Sullivan and Nancy Anna Rogers. He came to Indiana about 1849 with his mother, three brothers, and a sister. They initially settled in Brown Co., Indiana where David and his wife, Amanda, met and were married. Before moving to Lawrence County, they settled in Jackson County. David worked as a carpenter, was a member of the local Methodist church, and served as a Justice of the Peace. His obituary and death notice appeared in a number of local papers including the Bloomington Telephone and the Bedford Daily Mail, both describing David and his family as pioneers of the county. He died at the age of 85.

Submitted by:
Mobie McCammon
Bloomington, IN
E-mail: m.mccammon@comcast.net

William Welling Bowerman

b. 15 September 1812, Duanesburg, Schenectady County, New York, to Silas and Anna (Welling) Bowerman
d. 19 September 1899, Decatur City, Decatur County, Iowa

m. 8 January 1931, Schenectady County, New York
Diadema Lester
b. 1815, Duanesburg, Schenectady County, New York, to Mordecai and Abigail (Rushmore?) Lester
d. 26 April 1901, Decatur City, Decatur County, Iowa

Children with Diadema Lester:

  • Catherine “Kate” (b. ca. 1832) married [—?—] Farmhurst
  • Esther (b. ca. 1834) married Josiah Long
  • Mary (1836-1877) married Isaac Paden Fish
  • Abigail “Abby” (b. ca. 1839) married O.J. Hyde
  • Ann Eliza (1841-1905) married Lemuel D. Spaulding
  • Diadema (b. ca. 1843) married [—?—] Brenning
  • William W. (b. ca. 1845)
  • Lunda L. “Lundy” (1847-1929) married (1) Darthula [–?–], (2) Emily M. “Emma” Bowerman, (3) Elizabeth M. “Lizzie” McGee
  • Earnest W. (1848-1929) married Julia Stanley
  • George “John” (b. ca. 1850)
  • Elva R. (ca. 1852-1913) married (1) Charles Starkey, (2) Arthur B. Owen
  • Selba (died young)
  • Adeline E. (b. ca. 1854) married James Hannah
  • Estella “Estie” (b. ca. 1856) married [—?—] Layton or Loncks

The family settled near Leavenworth, Crawford County, Indiana, by the 1860 census. They had come from Conneaut Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. They moved briefly to Wisconsin, then to Taylor County, Iowa, where they were for the 1870 and 1880 censuses. William and Diadema next moved to Quincy, Branch County, Michigan, then back to Iowa around 1890.

Submitted by:
A. L. Bowerman
Howe IN

James Stanford Arthur

b. 25 January 1856, Jackson County, Indiana, to William and Cynthia (Ingle) Arthur
d. 15 February 1933, Deer Lodge, Powell County, Montana

m. 13 March 1876, Jackson County, Indiana
Elizabeth Celestine Hunsucker
b. 26 December 1860, Jackson County, Indiana, to Enock Henry and Mary Ann (Brown) Hunsucker
d. 8 August 1946, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Children with Elizabeth Celestine Hunsucker:

  • Charles (d. 1927)
  • Edward “Curt” (1877-1963) married Ellen Sunburg
  • Myrtle (b. 1878) married Wallace Richardson
  • Fred (1884-1967) married Mary Fish
  • John Chester (1886-1920) married Olive Muller
  • Rosezetta (1887-1891)
  • Minnie Geneva (1889-1963) married Alexander H. Mootz
  • William “Bill” (1891-1966) married Marie Hill
  • Maude (1892-1952) married Charles E. Sollin
  • Orville Norman (1897-1950) married (1) Mabel Erickson, (2) Myrtle Dawson
  • Martha (1901-1966) married Eugene H. Roger
  • Galays Dorothy married Howard Dewitt
  • Hazel Marie (1907-1960) married Earl Meade

James left Jackson County, Indiana, between 1878 and 1884. He homesteaded in Minnesota, then he farmed and ranched in the Richey area of northeastern Montana.

Submitted by:
Sharon Kay Arthur Knapp
Superior MT

Jacob McCalla

Jacob McCalla
b. 9 March 1813, Unity, Columbiana County, Ohio, to Thomas and Lydia (Leibert) McCalla
d. 15 July 1902, Middleville, Wright County, Minnesota

m/1. 26 October 1837, Unity, Columbiana County, Ohio
Sarah Ann Steel
b. 6 December 1813, Pennsylvania
d. 8 June 1860, Union, Miami County, Indiana

m/2. 1864
Hannah Sheets
b. 1839, Columbiana County, Ohio

m/3. 1868
Mary Ann (Fish) Sweet
b. about 1826, Alabama

Children with Sarah Ann Steel:

  • Samuel (b. 1840)
  • Lydia A. (b. 1838)
  • Andrew (b. 1842)
  • Mary A. (b. 1843)
  • Nancy (b. 1846)
  • Thomas (b. 1848)
  • John (b. 1849)
  • William (b. 1853)

Children with Hannah Sheets:

  • Sarah A. (b. 1865)

Children with Mary Ann (Fish) Sweet:

  • Edgar (b. 1868)
  • Elsie (b. 1868)

Jacob McCalla immigrated to Indiana in 1852 from Jackson, Crawford County, Ohio, and resided at Union, Miami County, Indiana, until he moved to Middleville, Wright County, Minnesota, in 1866.

Submitted by:
C. X. McCalla, III, M.D.
Paoli IN