Tag Archives: Hardin

Henry Nees

Henry Nees
birth: 18 Mar 1910, rural Cory, Clay County, Indiana to William Thomas Nees and Mary Thomas
death: 5 Feb 1992, Clay County Health Center, Brazil, Clay County Indiana
burial: McCullough Zion Gummere Cemetery, rural Cory, Clay County Indiana

marriage: 22 Dec 1939, rural Cory, Clay County, Indiana
Carolyn Madella Scurlock
birth: 22 Dec 1921, Indianapolis, Marion County Indiana to Oscar Allison Scurlock and Myrle Elizabeth Lawrence
death: 24 Jun 2014, Meadows Manor East Nursing Home, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana
burial: McCullough Zion Gummere Cemetery, rural Cory, Clay County, Indiana

Henry was born in rural Cory, Clay County Indiana to William Thomas Nees and Mary Thomas on Mar 18, 1910.  He was raised by his maternal grandparents Marion & Lydia (Hardin) Thomas from the time he was 2 years old due to his mother’s 2nd marriage.  He has 1 half brother and 3 half sisters on his mother’s side and 1 half sister on his father’s side.  He went to school in the Old Jeffers School house in rural Cory Clay County, Indiana from 1st grade to 8th grade.  While living with his grandparents he farmed.  He worked on the railroad for a while.  He was a coal miner with Peabody Coal Company after married where he worked until he retired.  He and his wife Carolyn owned and operated Ike’s grocery and gas station in Saline City, Clay County Indiana for a short while in the early 70’s and they also owned Nees’ Greenhouse in Saline City, Clay County Indiana sometime during his life time.  He played drums in The Double Eagle Band which went to different nursing homes, and some other places like the Saline City Labor Day Picnic.  He could also play the violin.  He was an avid fisherman.  A man of many talents he worked as an electrician for the Saline City Labor Day Picnic Association of which he was a member for several years.  He could also do carpenter work, and work on mechanics some.  He became a born again christian in 1975.  Attended Jefferson Baptist Church in Coal City for a while.

Submitted by:
Kay Katopodis
Email: kraftykaykat@frontier.com

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Andrew Teeple

Andrew Teeple
b. 23 March 1805, New York, to George and Anna (Brown) Teeple
d. 20 September 1882, Marshall Township, Louisa County, Iowa

m. 28 June 1827, Jefferson County, Ohio
Margaret Byers
b. or bapt. 4 September 1804, Erie County, Pennsylvania
d. 11 June 1893, Cairo, Iowa

Children with Margaret Byers:
• Anna (b. 1828) married (1) William Carpenter, (2) Norman Coon
• Eliza Jane (1830-1833)
• Martha (1832-1852) married Luther Carpenter
• Catherine (1834-1907) married Isaiah Hardin
• Harriet (b. 1836) married Joseph Stoops
• Sarah (1840-1928) married Samuel Coon
• Margaret (b. 1842) married George W. Brown
• Emiline (b. 1844) never married
• Mary Hiley (1846-1916) married James Mullen

Andrew bought land in 1838 in St. Mary’s Township, Adams County, Indiana. Sometime before the 1860 census they moved as they were in Pontiac Village, Livingston County, Illinois by then. After two of the daughters were married in Indiana, the whole family and sons-in-law moved on to Louisa County, Iowa, where Andrew remained.

Submitted by:
Ruth C. Eppler
Cheshine CT

Joseph Isaacks

Joseph Isaacks
b. April 1841, Warrick County, Indiana, to Jesse and Sarah A. (Berry) Isaacks
d. 27 April 1903, Bernard, Mississippi County, Missouri

m. 18 May 1862, Gentryville, Warrick County, Indiana
Elizabeth R. Barker
b. June 1841, probably Hancock County, Kentucky
d. 23 February 1913, Bald Knob, White County, Arkansas

Children with Elizabeth R. Barker:
• Sarah R. married [–?–] Simmons
• Valentine P.
• Phebe J. married [–?–] Heath
• Jesse C.
• Mary E. married [–?–] Cartes
• Furrenda V.
• Minna D. married [–?–] Hipp
• Mina A. married [–?–] Hardin
• George Harvey

Joseph left Indiana in 1888.

Submitted by:
Darlene Jeannette Scott Shawn
Norman OK

William Dixon

William Dixon
b. 1790, Pickaway, Virginia
d. 21 August 1848, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas

m/1. 5 March 1808, Ross County, Ohio
Malinda/Melinda McArthur
b. 17 May 1790, Ohio or Kentucky
d. 3 June 1838, Kentucky

m/2.
Elizabeth Cartwright
d. before 1847

m/3. 1847
Florinda Whiteside

Children with Malinda/Melinda McArthur:
• Joseph (b. 1811)
• Charity (1812-1846)
• Joal (b. 1814)
• Jane (1817-1848) married Joshua Barekman
• William A., Jr. (1819-ca. 1864) married Marilla Donaldson
• Susanna Louisa (1822-1906) married William Nicks Anderson, Sr.
• Alexander Joseph (1824-1906) married Mary Louise Kendall
• Mary Elizabeth (1826-1885) married James Gibson Hardin
• Malinda Earline (1829-1851) married James Thomas Lee
• Nancy Ann (1834-1915) married James M. Shegog

William was a practicing “herb” doctor, as was his son William, Jr. He served in the War of 1812. He left Carlisle, Sullivan County, Indiana, about April 1846 for Navarro County, Texas. He arrived in September for a land grant from the Mercer Colony, bringing with him his seven youngest children and several grandchildren. While it is not known where the first three children were born, the rest were born in Sullivan County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Walter C. Dixson
Fort Worth TX
E-mail: wcdixson@flash.net

Sallie Myrtle Ray

Sallie Myrtle Ray
b. 12 March 1884, Shawswick, Lawrence County, Indiana, to Thomas and Susan (Kern) Ray
d. 5 December 1949, Arimo, Bannock County, Idaho

m. 19 September 1911, Sanpete County, Utah
Charles Dana McCormick
b. 1882, Gallia County, Ohio
d. 1955, Arimo, Bannock County, Idaho

Children with Charles Dana McCormick:

  • Fred L. Ray (b. 1912)
  • Nina Ruth (b. 1916) married [–?–] Hardin
  • Charles Ray (b. 1922)

Sallie emigrated from Lawrence County, Indiana, to Malad City, Oneida County, Idaho, in 1910. Sallie was the eleventh child in her family and taught school for several years in Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana, before being encouraged by her brothers to join them in the West. The Rays were a close family and often gathered at the McCormick farm for family get-togethers.

Submitted by:
Ruth Ray Edwards
Cincinnati OH

John Alvadore Dye

John Alvadore Dye
b. 23 October 1821, to John and Lucinda (Hardin) Dye
d. 2 September 1887, Effingham County, Illinois

m. 8 October 1840, Greene County, Indiana
Elizabeth Morrow
b. 8 August 1824, Lawrence County, Indiana
d. 24 January 1917, Effingham County, Illinois

Children with Elizabeth Morrow:

  • Sarah
  • Adam Eli
  • Marietta
  • Margaret Ann
  • William
  • Lucy Jane
  • Samuel Morrow
  • George
  • Henry
  • John A.
  • Marion

John moved to Effingham County, Illinois, in 1867.

Submitted by:
Dorothy Ray Gibson
White Heath IL