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John Abel Baldwin

John Abel Baldwin
birth: 4 Jan 1844, Grant County, Indiana to Charles Phillip Baldwin and Rachel Lancaster
death: 1913, Amboy, Miami County, Indiana
burial: Amboy, Miami County, Indiana

married: 1868, Howard County, Indiana
Sarah Jane Hunt
birth: 1846, Randolph County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Christina Jane Baldwin Nicholson
chrisbnicholson@hotmail.com

Margaret Heagans

Margaret Heagans
b. 20 April 1851, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana, to William and Elizabeth Ann (Kelley) Heagans
d. 17 January 1919, Hidalgo, Jasper County, Illinois

m. 5 March 1868, Johnson County, Indiana
Robert Simeon Hunt
b. 21 December 1842, Johnson County, Indiana, to William R. and Martha (Terhune) Hunt

Children with Robert Simeon Hunt:
• Dallas (never married)
• Franklin Pierce married (1) Ida Andrews, (2) Sarah Land
• Anna Dale married David Riley Harrell
• Ida Estelle married Charles Richardson
• Homer Herschel married Mary Gertrude Dulgar

Margeret’s granddaughter, Irene Hunt, was a wellknown children’s author. Her book Across Five Aprils is loosely based on the Heagans-Hunt family history, including the story of William Heagan’s joining the Confederate Army. William Heagans, like many who lived in southern Indiana, was a Southern sympathizer; he left his dying wife and five children to join the Confederacy and was never heard from again.

Submitted by:
Irene “Rene” Denother
Alton IL

Joseph Thomas Harrell

Joseph Thomas Harrell
b. 22 August 1833, Clark County, Indiana
d. 4 June 1906, Hidalgo, Jasper County, Illinois

m. 12 September 1861, Clark County, Indiana
Anna Catherine Makowsky
b. 17 September 1834, Clark County, Indiana
d. Hidalgo, Jasper County, Illinois

Children with Anna Catherine Makowsky:
• David Riley
• Parazyde
• Myrtle
• Taber
• Phyletus
• Ann Dale married [–?–] Hunt
• Walden

Joseph Thomas was born in southern Indiana and moved north to Johnson County, Indiana. During the Civil War he served with the Union Army in the 28th Indiana Volunteers, Company H, based in Hidalgo, Jasper County, Illinois. He was severely wounded in the Battle of Perryville in Kentucky. His one daughter, Parazyde, was named for the Army nurse that took care of Joseph while he was in the Army hospital. Prior to 1892, he emigrated to Hidalgo, Jasper County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Irene “Rene” Denother
Alton IL

David Riley Harrell

David Riley Harrell
b. 30 August 1865, Johnson County, Indiana, to Joseph Thomas and A. Catherine (Makowsky) Harrell
d. 5 December 1837, Alton, Madison County, Illinois

m. 18 August 1892, Hidalgo, Jasper County, Illinois
Anna Dale Hunt
b. 13 September 1874, Johnson County, Indiana
d. 29 October 1895, Bushton, Coles County, Illinois

Children with Anna Dale Hunt:
• Winifred Columbia married George Baker
• Dallas Thomas married Irene Lois Kaune

David was a carpenter and cabinetmaker that worked between eastern Illinois and western Indiana. He left Indiana prior to 1892 for Hidalgo, Jasper County, Illinois.

Submitted by:
Irene “Rene” Denother
Alton IL

Victor Walter Conner

Victor Walter Conner
b. 5 May 1870, Horseshoe Prairie, Hamilton County, Indiana, to George Frederick and Elizabeth (Hazelrigg) Conner
d. 1961, Colorado

m/1. 16 May 1894, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana
Jessie Craycraft
b. 10 September 1871, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana, to Daniel and Eliza (Willitts) Craycraft
d. 7 November 1908, Greeley, Weld County, Colorado

m/2. 20 August 1911, Erie, Colorado
Harriett Probert
b. 27 March 1873, Murphysboro, Illinois

Children with Jessie Craycraft:

  • Maude Elizabeth (1895-1918)
  • Helen Louise (b. 1899) married John Daniel Stephenson, Jr.
  • Margaret Kathleen (b. 1902) married Raymond H. Hunt.

The family left Noblesville, Indiana, in 1935. Victor was a surveyor, an engineer, and an abstractor.

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