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Charles Edgar Davis

Charles Edgar Davis
b. 7 August 1897, Salt Creek Township, Decatur County, Indiana, to David Arthur Thackrey and Anna Eliza (Hart) Davis
d. 30 April 1951, Michigan

m. 12 February 1922, Covington, Kentucky
Stella Marie Parmer
b. 4 November 1902, New Point, Decatur County, Indiana, to Isaac A. and Phebe May (Thackery) Parmer
d. 14 January 1996, Michigan

Children with Stella Marie Parmer:
• Doris Alene (1923-1998) married Ivan Gill
• Gerlad Keith (1927-1967) married Barbara Altman
• Joyce Marie (1936-1984) married David Fortson, Jr.

Charles was a World War I veteran. After Charles’ death, Stella Marie married Bonnye I. Donaldson. Again widowed, she married a third time to Leroy W. Vansickle.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com

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Herbert Laurence Whitehead

Herbert Laurence Whitehead
b. 17 August 1863, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, to Moses Stuart and Anna Jane (Griffith) Whitehead
d. 3 March 1936, Monrovia, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

m/1. 30 October 1889, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Lavina Conner
b. 25 October 1869, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana, to John Fayette and Elizabeth A. (Gill) Conner
d. 27 May 1910, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

m/2. 16 September 1914, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Winnifred Irene Smith
d. ca. 1916

m/3. 2 April 1919, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana
Nelle Elizabeth Shaver
b. 14 January 1881, Michigan
d. 1929, Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California

Children with Lavina Conner:
• Laurence Conner (1894-1971) married Lucie Amelia Keblinger
• Helen Stuart (1897-1996) married John Louis Goldthwaite
• Stuart (1899-1996) married Margaret Tosetti
• Jean (1900-1995)
• Marion (1901-1983) married Frank Cleveland Southgate

Herbert left Indiana in 1917.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net

Elizabeth Gill

Elizabeth Gill
b. 27 July 1847, Ohio, to James (1804-1870) and Julia Ann (b. 1810) (Hoselton) Gill
d. 31 August 1899, North Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri

m/1. April 1864, Hamilton County, Indiana
John Fayette Conner
b. 31 January 1827, Horseshoe Prairie, Hamilton County, Indiana, to William (1777-1855) and Elizabeth (1802-1891) (Chapman) Conner
d. 25 January 1882, New Britton, Hamilton County, Indiana

m/2. 4 September 1884, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana
John Lennington

m/3. 1894, Harlem, Missouri
James Smith
d. 1901

Children with John Fayette Conner:
• Sarah Elizabeth “Nell” (1865-1928) married George Lamoreaux
• John F. (1866-1870)
• James C. (1868-1869)
• Lavina (1869-1910) married Herbert Laurence Whitehead (1863-1936)
• Hiram Harrington (1871-1950) married Katherine Margret Hanny (1888-1985)
• Mary Leota (1876-1954) married Chester Wallace Ames (1868-1922)
• Unnamed infant
• Unnamed infant

Elizabeth lived north of Connersville in Fayette County; in Indianapolis, Marion County; and in New Britton and Noblesville in Hamilton County. After John Conner died, she lost the large farm and moved to Noblesville, where she did sewing in a shop. In March 1885, she, her second husband, and daughters Nell and Leota went to Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Lavina went to live with her Grandmother Conner in Indianapolis. Hiram went to live with his Uncle Ham in Nebraska.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net

Mary Leota Conner

Mary Leota Conner
b. 31 May 1876, near New Britton, Hamilton County, Indiana, to John Fayette (1827-1882) and Elizabeth A. Hoselton (Gill) Conner (1847-1899)
d. 24 November 1954, San Francisco, California

m. 18 December 1894, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas
Chester Wallace Ames
b. 16 July 1868, Horton, Brown County, Kansas, to Orin (1829-1900) and Linda (Eby) Ames
d. 6 November 1922, Elko, Elko County, Nevada

Children with Chester Wallace Ames:

  • Loren Winfield (1885-1985) married Ida Bernice Lytton
  • Ralph Eby (1899-1964) married (1) Irene Austin, (2) Faye Cleo Flannery
  • Mildred Louise (1903-1981) married Norman Carl Klotz
  • Orval (1905-1987) married Esther Lillian Sauer

Mary left Hamilton County, Indiana, for Kansas in 1884 with her mother, who had remarried. By 1901, she was living in Salt Lake City, Utah. After that, she lived in Nevada before moving to California to live with her daughter in 1944. Her husband died in a railroad accident. He worked for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad.

Submitted by:
Marion G. Harcourt
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: harcourt@comcast.net

Charles Edgar Davis

Charles Edgar Davis
b. 7 August 1897, Salt Creek Township, Decatur County, Indiana, to David Arthur Thackrey and Anna Eliza (Hart) Davis
d. 30 April 1951, Michigan

m. 12 February 1922, Covington, Kentucky
Stella Marie Parmer
b. 4 November 1902, New Point, Decatur County, Indiana, to Isaac and Phoebe May (Thackery) Parmer
d. 14 January 1996, Michigan

Children with Stella Marie Parmer:

  • Doris Alene (1923-1998) married Ivan Gill
  • Gerald Keith (1927-1967) married Barbara Altman
  • Joyce Marie (1936-1984) married David Fortson, Jr.

Stella remarried after Charles died to Bonnye I. Donaldson, who also died. She then married Leroy W. Vansickle.

Charles and Stella are both buried in White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, Michigan.

Submitted by:
Irene Krieger
Batesville IN
E-mail: ihdkrieger@yahoo.com