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John Alfred Riggins

John Alfred Riggins
b. 24 October 1798, North Carolina, to Charles Washington and Charlotte (Haithcock) Riggins
d. 4 March 1863, Jasper County, Illinois

m/1. 22 October 1822, Guilford County, North Carolina
Mary Ann Osborn

m/2. 27 April 1831, Guilford County, North Carolina
Patsy Lamar

m/3. 14 May 1840, Morgan County, Indiana
Franky Ford

Children with Mary Ann Osborn:
• Martin A. (b. 1823-aft. 1880) married Phebe J. Richey

Children with Patsy Lamar:
• Mary Ann (1830-1898) married James W. Crane
• Roxanna I. (1832-1912) married Arlindo Frazier
• Eunice C. (1836-1922) married John I. Guin

Children with Franky Ford:
• Milton (1842-1868) never married

John moved to Indiana in 1834 and lived in Gosport, Owen County, Indiana, and Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana. He was a farmer and joined the Second Agricultural Society in 1851. Later that year, on 25 October, he won $3 for the best brood mare at the Society’s first fair.

He left Indiana in about 1855 for Jasper County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Rhonda Dunn
Nashville IN
E-mail: radunn1953@aol.com

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George W Sanders

George W. Sanders
b. 24 Feb 1842, Ohio to William B. Sanders and Susan Estep
d. 10 Aug 1901, East Enterprise, Switzerland County, Indiana
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

George W Sanders and Susan Dunning gravestone

George W Sanders and Susan Dunning gravestone

m. 30 Sept 1864, Switzerland County, Indiana
Sarah Jane Dunning
b. 24 Apr 1842, Switzerland County, Indiana to Michael Dunning and Susanna Turner
d. 14 Mar 1926 at Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana
bur. Bovard Cemetery, Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana

Children with Sarah Jane Dunning:

  • Susan Sanders (1870–1927), m. Willard Theodore Bascom
  • Edwin Sanders (1865–1915), m. Edda G. Pickett
  • Mary B. Sanders (1867–1962), m. Harry M. Stow
  • Mariah S. Sanders (1873–1942), m. Elmer E. Ford
  • Walter Armstrong Sanders (1876–1949), m1. Kate Bell Heady; m2. Alice D. Durbin

Although born in Ohio, George W. Sanders and his family had moved to Cotton Township, Switzerland County, Indiana by 1850. After their marriage, George and Sarah Jane remained in Switzerland County until their deaths.

Submitted by:
Tina Lyons (genwishlist@gmail.com)
Fort Wayne, IN

William Holeman Clements

WILLIAM HOLEMAN CLEMENTS
b. 17 July 1828, Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County,
Kentucky, to Phillip and Mary (Hiland) Clements
d. 5 February 1889, Thayer, Neosho County, Kansas

m. 24 September 1846, Boone County, Indiana
Elizabeth Brown
b. 4 August 1829, Indiana
d. 3 September 1906, Thayer, Neosho County, Kansas

Children with Elizabeth Brown:

  • Milly Catherine married [–?–] Hutchings
  • Lafayette
  • Wesley Eugene
  • Mary Eliza married [–?–] Shirley
  • Philip Hathaway
  • Sarah Ellen married [–?–] Franklin
  • Laurenda Jane married [–?–] Hardendorf
  • Nancy Ann married [–?–] Johnson
  • Della Alice married [–?–] Ford
  • Letha Wilburn

William left Mt. Sterling, Montgomery County, Kentucky about 1834 and came to Indiana. He resided in Harrison Township, Boone County, until 1878 when he emigrated and moved west to Kansas, remaining there until his death.

Submitted by:
Donna Doyle
Fountain Valley CA

David Garrison Berkman

DAVID GARRISON BERKMAN
b. 25 June 1848, Columbia Township, Jennings County, Indiana, to Christian and Elizabeth (Hopples) Berkman
d. 8 April 1934, Hardin, Texas

m/1. 20 May 1875, Decatur County, Indiana
Elizabeth E. Malcolm
b. 15 May 1847
d. 16 August 1894

m/2.
Elizabeth J. Ford

Children with Elizabeth E. Malcolm:

  • Elizabeth (1877-1882)
  • Robert L. (1879-1884)
  • Roy Whitney (1881-1958) married Hattie Virginia Weaver
  • William F. (1884-1963) married Trudy Dillard
  • David Donald (1887-1919) married Almenda Mann
  • Mabel (b. 1888) married Harvey Jetton

David left Indiana after the 1880 census and was in Minnesota by 26 July 1881. He was a preacher for the Church of the Brethren. He was in Texarkana, Arkansas, in 1898-1899; Jolla, Arkansas, 1900-1904; Lanceburg, Arkansas, 1905-1916; and Chadron, Nebraska, 1916-1917.

Submitted by:
Lori S. Ammerman
Scipio IN