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Walter M. Crowe

Walter M. Crowe
birth: 11 Mar 1862, Indiana (probably Owen Co.) to Jefferson and Amanda Ozena (Motsinger) Crowe
death: 24 Apr 1930, Bloomington, Monroe Co., IN
burial: Cuba Cemetery, Owen Co., IN

(1) marriage: c1888-1890
Gertrude Haines/Haynes
birth: unknown
death: unknown

(2) marriage: 30 Jun 1904 in Gibson Co., IN
Martha A. (Thorn) Cosby Loumiller
birth: unknown, parents were William H. and Jemima (Cain) Thorn
death: 15 May 1944, in Gibson Co., IN

There are no known children of Walter M. Crowe and Gertrude Haines/Haynes

Walter M. Crowe lived in:

Walter Crowe was probably born in either Washington County, where his parents lived in 1860, or in Owen County, where his parents lived in 1870. He was a traveling musician who worked in Indiana and adjacent states. It’s possible he lived in the Chicago area about 1900, although he is not found there in census records. In 1910, he was in Gibson County, Indiana. Efforts to locate him in the 1920 census were not successful. In 1930 he was living in Monroe County with his brother, Benjamin.

Other Information:

This is not contributor’s ancestor. Efforts to locate the date and place of Walter’s first marriage to Gertrude Haines/Haynes, also a musician, were not successful. According to newspapers from Huntington, Indiana, Gertrude sued Walter for divorce in May 1894, and that divorce was granted in June 1894. On June 30, 1904, in Gibson County, Walter married his second wife, Martha A. (Thorn) Cosby Loumiller.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net

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Caleb Wesley Smith

Caleb Wesley Smith
b. 6 April 1824, Charlottesville, Fayette County, Indiana, to Samuel and Parthena Ide (Rowland) Smith
d. 31 March 1902, Glen Elder, Mitchell County, Kansas

m. 21 June 1849, Worth Township, Hancock County, Indiana
Mary Jane Orr
b. 18 March 1833, Hancock County, Indiana, to Jacob and Elizabeth Jane (Scott) Orr
d. 31 July 1905, Glen Elder, Mitchell County, Kansas

Children with Mary Jane Orr:

  • Amanda Francis (1852-1931) married Horace Alonzo Keesler
  • Catherine Parthena (1854-1935) married Daniel M. Haines
  • John Sanford (1856-1936) married Ida Jane Day
  • Margaret Jane (1859-1932) married Milton Miles Brokaw
  • Alice Eleanor (1861-1900) married Horace Long
  • William Morton (b. 1863) married Josephine [–?–]
  • Rosa Louella (1868-1942) married Cornelius Davey
  • Walter William Wiggins (b. 1879)

Caleb moved to Jasper County, Iowa, between 1860 and 1870. As early as 1875 the family emigrated from Iowa to Mitchell County, Kansas, along with Caleb Wesley’s uncle, Leander Smith.

Walter William Wiggins was adopted by Caleb and Mary Jane.

Submitted by:
Corlyn Holbrook Adams
Ft. Worth TX

Jane Clark

Jane Clark
b. 1859, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, to John and Anna (Haines) Clark

m. 28 August 1875, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana
Thomas Adams

Jane emigrated from Decatur County, Indiana, to Boyer, Crawford County, Iowa, in the 1880’s.

Submitted by:
Maureen Duncan
Indianapolis IN

David Clark

David Clark
b. 25 November 1867, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana, to John and Anna (Haines) Clark
d. 3 December 1935, Dow City, Crawford County, Iowa

m. 25 February 1889, Boyer, Crawford County, Iowa
Minnie Wulf
d. May 1934, Dow City, Crawford County, Iowa

Children with Minnie Wulf:

  • David
  • Pearl
  • James
  • Ernest
  • a daughter who died in infancy

David resided in Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana. He emigrated from Indiana in the 1880’s to Boyer, Crawford County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
Maureen Duncan
Indianapolis IN