Tag Archives: Headley

James M Dawson

James M Dawson
b. 5 April 1832, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, to Matthias and Nancy (McIlvain) Dawson
d. 1 June 1904, Ames, Cloud County, Kansas

m. 15 May 1856, Union County, Indiana
Sarah Margaret Laflin
b. 28 June 1840, Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, to William and Mary (Tevis) Laflin
d. 21 April 1918, Clyde, Cloud County, Kansas

Children with Sarah Margaret Laflin:

  • Ella Francis (1859-1876) married Lee Means
  • Elmer Morton (1863-1936) married Ella Query
  • Georgia Ann (1865-1891) married Will Patterson
  • Clara Alice (1867-1899) married Grant Frederick
  • Lucilla (1869-1915) married George Headley
  • Sarah Cyntha (1874-1875)
  • James Arthur (1886-1973) married Alice Waunita Inman

Submitted by:
Karen Pickett
Burlingame KS
E-mail: karepickett@hotmail.com

John Guffy Puntenney

John Guffy Puntenney
b. 14 Dec 1834, Wabash Twp., Parke Co., IN to Aquilla Puntenney and Elenor (Headley) Puntenney
d. 23 Feb 1917, Wabash Twp., Parke Co., IN
bur. Hixon Cemetery, Wabash Twp., Parke Co., IN

John Guffy Puntenney

John Guffy Puntenney

Liddie Brown

Phoebe Miller

m/3. 11 Mar 1875 (probably Parke Co., IN)
Margaret Hixon 
b. 3 Mar 1841, Parke Co., IN to William and Margaret Hixon
d. 8 May 1917, Parke Co., IN
bur. at Hixon Cemetery, Wabash Twp., Parke Co., IN
*Margaret was previously married to Hiram Wiese

Children with Margaret Hixon:

  • Ethel Puntenney (1 Jul 1878 – 15 Sept 1954)
  • Minnie Puntenney (28 Sept 1880 – 12 Aug 1953)

John Guffy Puntenney lived in Wabash Township, Parke Co., Indiana all his life. He was the son of Aquilla and Elenor (Headley) Puntenney, who migrated from Ohio to Indiana in 1818. Aquilla acquired several acres in Wabash Township through a land bounty grant which he received for his service in the War of 1812. As a young man, John ran a general store in Armiesburg, Indiana but soon returned to his family farm where spent the rest of his life as a farmer. John and his wife, Margaret, had two daughters, Ethel and Minnie. John was known among his friends and neighbors as honest, quiet, and unassuming. He was a Republican who supported Prohibition, and was a member of the Methodist Church.

Submitted by:
Mikel Bert Lewman
Montezuma, IN
E-mail: mblewman@yahoo.com

Mary Jane Tackett

Mary Jane Tackett
b. 7 February 1888, Morgan County, Indiana, to Sylvanus Sylvester and Debrah (Asher) Tackett
d. 7 August 1965, Heyworth, McLean County, Illinois

m/1. 15 August 1903, Mt. Carmel, Wabash County, Illinois
Albert A. Nesler
b. about 1877, Wabash, Illinois

m/2. 25 March 1908, Golden Gate, Wayne County, Illinois
Charles Headley
b. 24 August 1871, Leech Township, Wayne County, Illinois
d. 6 June 1959, Anna, Union County, Illinois

Children with Albert A. Nesler:

  • Elva Ester

Children with Charles Headley:

  • Freda Vivian
  • Marjorie Opal
  • Lester Leon
  • Charles Alan
  • Elsie Mae
  • Lois June

Mary Jane emigrated from Morgan County, Indiana, to Moultrie County, Illinois, about 1890.

Submitted by:
Terry L. Harper
Albion IL
E-mail: terryharper@verizon.net