Tag Archives: Highland

Archibald Akers

Archibald Akers
birth: 1874 in Indiana to Francis Ransom Akers and Sarah Jane Wilson
death: 1942 in Jamestown, Boone, IN

marriage: 14 Oct 1894, Boone Co., IN
Minnie Highland Hedge
birth: 1878 in Boone Co., IN to Hannah Highland
death: Abt. 1941 in Lebanon, Boone, IN

Submitted by:
Jane Martin
Email: jemartin909@gmail.co

Minnie Highland Hedge

Minnie Highland Hedge
birth: 1878 in Boone Co., IN to Hannah Highland
death: Abt 1941 in Lebanon, Boone, IN

marriage: 14 Oct 1894, Boone Co., In
Archibald Dade Akers
birth: 1874 in Indiana to Francis Ransom Akers and Sarah Jane Wilson
death: 1942 in Jamestone, Boone, IN

Submitted by:
Jane Marting
Email: jemartin909@gmail.co

Orrin Lemuel Chapman

b. 6 April 1841, Door Prairie, LaPorte County, Indiana, to Reuben Gates and Matilda (Bryant) Chapman
d. 21 October 1919, Liberty Township, Woodson County, Kansas

m/1. 4 June 1862
Josephine Anderson
b. 1839, Pennsylvania
d. 15 August 1893, Lake County, Indiana

m/2. 25 December 1862, Lake County, Indiana
Almeda Augusta Chapman
b. 19 July 1841, Lorain County, Ohio, to Orvis A. and Electra Minerva (Buck) Chapman
d. 22 February 1915, Athol, Smith County, Kansas

m/3. 14 November 1869, Greenwood County, Kansas
Sarah M. Casner
b. 15 February 1851, Richland Township,
Washington County, Arkansas
d. 25 March 1886, Bethany, Harrison County, Missouri

m/4. 15 June 1876, Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa
Mary Jane Shelton
b. 10 January 1856, Davis County, Iowa, to John and Nancy Ann Hawkins (Bagby) Shelton
d. 17 January 1918, Iola, Allen County, Kansas

Children with Almeda Augusta Chapman:

  • Omer
  • Azel Vanrensler (1866-1932) married Mrs. Matilda Ann Styles
  • Charlotte Cecilia “Lottie” (1868-1966) married Andrew Jackson Highland

Children with Sarah M. Casner:

  • Reuben (1872-1872)
  • Minnie Josephine (1873-1934) married Carl Frederick Sorensen
  • Thomas Jefferson (1876-1967) married Sara Emma Chance

Children with Mary Jane Shelton:

  • William Josiah (1877-1943) married Mabelle Wilkerson
  • LeTracey Ettie (1878-1880)
  • Jeannettie Matilda (1880-1965) married Isaac Terrell
  • John Orin (1882-1964) married Stella May Butler
  • Perry Jesse (1887-1969) married Magdalen Catherine “Betty” Bright

Orrin lived in Door Prairie, LaPorte County, and West Creek, Lake County, before leaving Indiana between 1864 and 1866.

Submitted by:
Kathryn Cox
Liberty Hill TX

Elvira Jane Mitchell

Elvira Jane Mitchell
b. 26 December 1858, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, to Adam and Elizabeth Eve (Crumbaker) Mitchell
d. 8 February 1949, Wood River, Hall County, Nebraska

m. 20 October 1881, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio
Christopher Frederick Babel
b. 17 October 1856, Washington, D.C., to Christopher Adam and Sophia (Ikler/Eikler) Babel
d. 1 January 1937, Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio

Children with Christopher Frederick Babel:

  • Allora Belle (b. 23 August 1882) married John Hoye
  • Charles Adam (b. November 1884) married Veda Hansen
  • Wilbur Roy (b. 15 November 1886) married Grace Brown
  • Frederick Ernest (b. 26 November 1888) married Hazel Wahl
  • William Wesley (b. 17 November 1890) married Pearl Jones
  • Inez Olive (10 April 1893–21 July 1973) married William Dee Highland
  • Gladys Catherine (b. 2 June 1898) married H. Kenneth Cates

Elvira emigrated from Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, to Muskingum County, Ohio.

Submitted by:
Karen Kellogg Mason
Mt. Vernon WA

Mary Fruit

Mary Fruit
b. 19 January 1826, Bartholomew County, Indiana, to David and Elizabeth (Baker) Fruit
d. after 1900

m. perhaps 15 August 1848, Lee County, Iowa
Andrew Jackson Highland
b. 19 November 1822, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
d. before 1900

Children with Andrew Jackson Highland:

  • Louis G. (b. 1846)
  • William (b. 1849)
  • George (b. 1854)
  • Martha J. (b. 1859)
  • Zora May (b. 1862)
  • Isaac (b. 1864)
  • Andrew Jackson (b. 1865)

Mary resided in Bartholomew and Vigo counties in Indiana. She emigrated from Indiana to Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, in 1862. Mary apparently moved to Iowa after the birth of her daughter Zora May on 6 May 1862 at Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.

Submitted by
Karen Kellogg Mason
Mt. Vernon WA