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George Edgar Goldthwaite

George Edgar Goldthwaite
b. 18 October 1889, Marion, Grant County, Indiana, to Edgar Louis (1850-1918) and Candace Leah (1860-1930) (Zombro) Goldthwaite
d. 10 January 1960, Mahwah, New Jersey

m. 30 May 1925
Emily Jack Duncan
b. 23 September 1889, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, to James Staples (1854-1900) and Rosalie Emily (1856-1930) (Jack) Duncan
d. 16 June 1994, Jackson Heights, Queensboro County, Long Island, New York

Children with Emily Jack Duncan:
• Duncan (b. 1927) married Margaret Turner Temple

George was an electrical engineer who was an expert on rates, services and capitalization of public utilities in New York. He was a musician who played viola in a string quartet. He received the Distinguished Service Cross for service as a flight commander in France in World War I. The family lived in Jackson Heights, Queensboro County, Long Island, New York. He was preparing to hike in the Ramapo Mountains when he died on a train. Emily was a teacher and a YMCA director. The family left from Marion, Grant County, Indiana, about 1915.

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

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Rosanna C Hampton and Samuel Jack

Rosanna C Hampton
b. 15 October 1796, to Preston and Elizabeth Hampton
d. 2 February 1867, Posey, Switzerland, Indiana
bur. Jack Cemetery, Switzerland County, Indiana

Rosanna Hampton gravestone

Rosanna Hampton gravestone

m. 15 June 1815, Boone County, Kentucky or 10 June 1815, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Samuel Jack
b. 30 June 1792, Versailles, Woodford County, Kentucky to John and Mary (Mason) Jack
d. 30 March 1834, Posey Township, Switzerland County, Indiana
bur. Jack Cemetery, Switzerland County, Indiana

Samuel Jack gravestone

Samuel Jack gravestone

Children with Samuel Jack:

  • Wade Hampton (1816-1887)
  • John James
  • Angeline (b. 1820) married Emer Butler
  • Edward Hampton (b. 1823)
  • Samuel Conner (b. 1825)
  • Eliza Smith (b. 1828)
  • Mary Emron (1831 – before 1840)
  • Benjamin F. (b. 1834 – died in infancy)

Rosanna moved to Switzerland County, Indiana, in about 1819 from Kentucky. She appears in the U.S. Census from 1820 through 1860 in Switzerland County.

Samuel was a Presbyterian and he served in the War of 1812. He moved to Switzerland County, Indiana, in 1819 from Gallatin County, Kentucky. He had entered land there in 1816 and is shown in the 1820 and 1830 census in Switzerland County. He was a farmer and a Democrat. He was a Justice of the Peace in Switzerland County, 1821-38, 1832-34, and was a Freemason. Samuel Jack served in the House of the Indiana General Assembly, 1829-1830.

Submitted by:
Erin K. Larson
Noblesville IN
E-mail: erinklarson@comcast.net