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Charles Allen

Charles Allen
birth: 2 March 1800 in Virginia to Daniel and Martha (Barker) Allen
death: 2 June 1874 in Jasper County, Iowa
burial: Bethany Cemetery, Sully, Jasper County, Iowa

marriage: 14 January 1837 in Marion County, Indiana
Cela Jackson
birth: 30 September 1802 in North Carolina
death: 25 June 1877 in Jasper County, Iowa
burial: Bethany Cemetery, Sully, Jasper County, Iowa

Children of Charles Allen and Cela Jackson:

  • Anna Allen Perfect, b.1837, d.1924
  • Eliza J. Allen Hopper, b.1840, d.1931
  • Charles Wesley Allen, b.1841, d.1932
  • Thomas Jefferson Allen, b.1843, d.1870
  • Martha Allen, b.1847, d.1897, m. Hillary Lee Vestal, b.1842, d.1918

Charles Allen Lived In:
Marion County, Indiana, 1937

Other Information:
Charles Allen also lived in Virginia and Iowa.

Submitted by:
Patricia A. Wagner
Email: pat9225@hotmail.com

Phillip M. Pickering

Phillip M. Pickering
birth: 13 Jan 1842 in Green Co. Tennessee to Jonathan Pickering and Jane White of Rheatown, Tennessee.
death: 19 Jan 1929 in Nevada, Tipton Co. Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Howard Co. Indiana

marriage: 16 Nov 1866 in Alto, Howard Co. Indiana
Prudence Elizabeth Jackson
birth: 3 Apr 1846 in Jellico, Campbell Co. Tennessee to Benjamin V. Jackson and Sarah Mary Ayers
death: 3 Apr 1937 in Nevada, Tipton Co. Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Howard Co. Indiana

Children of Phillip M. Pickering and Prudence Elizabeth Jackson:

  • Vilena Jane Pickering, b. 4 Sep 1867, m. Albert Miller
  • James Virlin Pickering, b. 23 Oct 1871, m. (1) Pearl Lizzie Johnson, (2) Della Fergeson
  • Charles David Pickering, b. 25 Dec 1875, m. Maggie M. Ferguson
  • Mary Myrtle Pickering, b. 2 Jan 1897, m. Harry. E. Farmer
  • Estella May Pickering, b. 14 Jul 1881, m. Fred C. Johnson

Ancestor Phillip M. Pickering Lived In:
Phillip and Prudence were both born in Tennessee but spent the majority of their lives in Indiana. All of their children were born and died in Indiana.

Other Information:

Phillip Pickering was ten years old when his family walked to Indiana from Rheatown, Tennessee. The family left Tennessee on November 1, 1852 and traveled for 27 days to Howard County, Indiana.
In the Civil War he enlisted with the Union Army, Company H of the 34th Indiana Volunteers and served all 5 years without any injuries. After the war, he and his brothers formed a club and sang at many rallies in Howard, Grant, Tipton and Madison counties. He was very involved in the Grand Army of the Republic.
Phillip and Prudence were the longest living Methodist in the county, and were honored in Tipton for the many years they served.

Submitted by:
Pamela Sullivan
Email: hurst_rare@yahoo.com

Albert Miller

Albert Miller
birth: 14 Feb 1871 in Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana to Elwood Miller and Judy Ann Porter
death: 15 Jan 1961 in Montpelier, Blackford Co., Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana

marriage: 16 Sep 1890 in Howard Co., Indiana
Vilena Jane Pickering
birth: 4 Sep 1867 in Alto, Harrison Co., Indiana to Phillip Mosenberg Pickering and Prudence Elizabeth Jackson
death: 22 Nov 1939 Center, Benton Co., Indiana
burial: Albright Cemetery, Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana

Children of Albert Miller and Vilena Jane Pickering:

Ancestor Albert Miller Lived In:

Albert Miller lived in Indiana all his life.

Other Information:

He was a very soft-spoken man, but handsome if I can brag. He was a farmer and hard worker.
His grandfather, David Miller came with his family in 1808, to help pioneer our state.

Submitted by:
Pamela J. Sullivan
Email: hurst_rare@yahoo.com

William J. Jones

William J. Jones
b. 13 January 1856, Vigo County, Indiana, to Nathaniel M. and Sarah Ann (Brown) Jones
d. 23 December 1933, Everett, Washington

m. 10 July 1877
Florence Belle Pierce
b. 21 June 1858, Riley, Vigo County, Indiana, to James F. and Sylvia (Lee) Pierce
d. 28 February 1947, Everett, Washington

Children with Florence Belle Pierce:
• Victoria Sarah (1878-1941) married (1) Centenary Roscoe “Ross” Jackson, (2) Daniel C. Joslin, (3) Fred Haley
• Nellie (b. 1880) married Charles Procise
• Sylvia (1886-1977) married Robert Verr McIntosh
• Charles M. (1889-1918) married Mamie Boyly
• Lula May (1891-1914)

William’s family was first in Indiana sometime between 1850 and 1853 and resided in Vigo County. Between 1900 and 1910, he moved on to North Dakota before another move to Washington. He was a farmer by occupation.

Submitted by:
Thomas P. Jones
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: genjones@juno.com

Modjeska Pauline Richison

Modjeska Pauline “Polly” Richison
b. 25 September 1907, Jay County, Indiana, to Dallas Ray and Olive (Alexander) Richison
d. 21 March 1989, Seattle, King County, Washington

m/1. 18 May 1926, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
Melburn Theodore Thornburg
b. 9 November 1903, Jay County, Indiana
d. 4 January 1987, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana

m/2. after 1926
Paul Armstrong

m/3. before August 1949
Elwood Thompson

m/4. after 1952
James Jackson

m/5. by 1973
William Cleary

m/6.
Stankey Rohr

Pauline’s first husband, Ted Thornburg, worked at Kistleman’s Wire Mill in Muncie for many years and was reputed to have bootlegged booze during Prohibition while married to Pauline. They divorced, and she married several more times before her death. She never had any children although her brother, Frank, seemed to remember being told that she miscarried one child.

Paula, as she was known outside the family, married her third husband, Elwood Thompson, in the late 1940’s. He was a navigator on a plane shot down over Korea, and his body was never recovered. She was a widow (Mrs. Stankey Rohr) when she died.

Submitted by:
Shirley Richison Fields
Avon IN
E-mail: richison@indy.rr.com

Frank Troup

Frank Troup
b. 8 June 1876, New Paris, Elkhart County, Indiana, to Benjamin and Mary (or Sarah) (Fickes) Troup
d. 10 April 1941, Houston, Texas

m. 1898
Martha Elizabeth Jackson
b. 30 April 1883, Green Garden Township, Ellsworth County, Kansas
d. 9 April 1966, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas

Children with Martha Elizabeth Jackson:
• Henry O.
• Luella J.
• Doris Opal
• Elizabeth C.
• Frances E.
• Maud
• May
• Harold
• Arlo A.

Frank emigrated from Elkhart County, Indiana, to Cowley County, Kansas, in 1879.

Submitted by:
Elizabeth Nash
Garden City KS
E-mail: dnash1@cox.net

John S. Ramey

John S. Ramey
b. 26 March 1816, Virginia, to James and Nancy A. (Reed) Ramey
d. 16 January 1891, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

m/1. 30 December 1837, Ohio
Mary Craig
b. 9 March 1816, Pennsylvania
d. 26 February 1848, Ohio

m/2. 8 February 1849, Champaign County, Ohio
Rebecca Jane Neal
b. 1833, Ohio
d. 7 February 1904, Sangamon County, Illinois

Children with Mary Craig:
• James M. (b. 1838) married Elizabeth J. Miller
• William Alfred (1840-1915) married Mary Ann Mott
• Mary Jane (1843-1939) married John A. Jackson
• Joseph (1845-1848)
• John F. (1846-1923) married Sarah J. Deardoff
• George

Children with Rebecca Jane Neal:
• Edward S. (1852-1916) married Sarah Jane Odell
• Joshua Harrison (1853-1933) married Elizabeth J. Brent
• Belle (b. ca. 1857-1907) married George W. Hurley

John was in Owen Township, Clinton County, Indiana, by 1850 and emigrated in 1860.

Submitted by:
Bradley S. Bolin
Springfield IL
E-mail: bbolin1964@aol.com

Thomas Mason

Thomas Mason
b. about 1792, North Carolina, to Thomas and Elizabeth Mason
d. 21 September 1865, Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

m/1. 22 may 1815, Wayne County, Indiana
Griselda “Grizzel” Elliott
b. 1796, North Carolina, to Job and Orpha (Griffin) Elliott
d. 1830-31 in Indiana

m/2. 12 August 1831, Delaware County, Indiana
Mahala Puckett
b. about 1807, Surry County, North Carolina
d. Ironton, Sauk County, Wisconsin

Children with Griselda Elliott:
• Malinda (1825-1876) married Meredith Beeson
• Elihu married Elizabeth Collins
• Elliott (Eliot) married Gincy Jackson
• Edith married William Bates and/or Isaac Macy
• Mary married Thomas Addington

Children with Mahala Puckett:
• Nathan (1832-1912) married Elizabeth Weeks
• Gilla (b. 1834) married Will Bundy
• Thomas Elwood (1837-1914) married Martha Ann Bundy
• Clarinda (b. 1840)
• Isom (b. 1844) married Margaret Thomas
• James (b. 1846-died during Sherman’s march to the sea)
• Falitha (Talitha) (b. 1849) married George W. Ganfield
• Mahala (1851-1930) married John Fraser

Thomas came to Wayne County, Indiana, about 1814- 1815. They resided in Chester, Wayne County; Mississinewa Township; Delaware County; Pleasant Township; and Grant, Elkhart, and Randolph counties. He left the state in 1853 from Grant or Howard County. Thomas and Mahala were among the founding families of the Quaker settlement at Baraboo, Wisconsin. He was a minister.

Submitted by:
Leslie Hope
Santa Monica CA
E-mail: lahope@jps.net

Elihu Harlam Mason

Elihu Harlam Mason
b. 23 March 1831, Wayne County, Indiana to Richard and Sarah (Jackson) Mason
d. 24 September 1896, Pemberville, Wood County, Ohio

m. 2 February 1852, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana
Nancy Kelly
b. 9 July 1822, Wayne County, Ohio
d. 27 November 1905, Prairie Depot, Ohio

Children with Nancy Kelly:
• Emma married [–?–] Hinds
• Edson Newton
• Issac
• Williard
• Ida married [–?–] Hoover

Elihu lived in Union City, Randolph County; Indianapolis, Marion County; and in Wayne and Kosciusko counties in Indiana before moving to Ohio shortly before the Civil War began. He first joined Company I, 21st Ohio Volunteers, then reenlisted in Company K, 21st Ohio Volunteers. In April 1862, he participated in the Great Locomotive Chase (capturing a locomotive deep within the Confederacy) and was among the 12 Andrews Raiders captured and taken to Knoxville for court martial. Elihu was imprisoned, escaped, recaptured, and eventually exchanged in March 1863. He received one of the first Medals of Honor granted by the U.S. and received a personal congratulations from President Abraham Lincoln.

In April 1863, he accepted a commission as first lieutenant in Company B, 21st Ohio, joining the unit in June. He was wounded in the hip at the Battle of Chickamauga where he was again taken prisoner. He was exchanged in December 1864. Due to his wound and disease, Elihu never returned to active duty, and was discharged in May 1865. He was active in the GAR.

Submitted by:
Robert Mason Kipp
Gilbert AZ
E-mail: skd3@webtv.net

David Honeyman

David Honeyman
b. 26 March 1802, Hampshire County, Virginia, to Charles and Barbara (Moore) Honeyman
d. 18 March 1874, New Boston, Mercer County, Illinois

m/1.
Elizabeth Sterling
b. Fayette County, Pennsylvania

m/2. 10 September 1823, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Isabella Long
b. 15 September 1800, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, to Andrew and Jemina (Santee) Long
d. 11 September 1855, Union County, Indiana

m/3. 24 September 1857, Union County, Indiana
Jane Long Malaby Noble
b. 5 March 1815

Children with Isabella Long:
• John Long (1825-1875) married Sarah Jarvis
• Mary Ann (b. 1826) married (1) Samuel Coffman, (2) William Kennedy
• Sarah Jane (1828-abt. 1884) married Zachariah Eikenbary
• William Jackson (b. 1830) married (1) Martha Jane Swallow, (2) Frances America Swallow
• Elizabeth (1832-1907) married Samuel David McCann
• Rebecca Emma (1834-1916) married William Andrew Jarvis
• James Oliver (1837-1842)
• Ellen M. (1839-1863) married James V. Lyons
• George Washington (1841-1915) married Caroline Coe
• Louisa C. (b. 1844) married Thomas Jackson

Children with Jane Long Malaby Noble:
• Isabelle V. “Belle” (1859-1877)

David was in Union County, Indiana, by November 1828 and left in 1864 by wagon train for Mercer County, Illinois. His wife Jane moved to Mercer County, Illinois, after her first husband’s death and had left a married daughter there; she had brought her young sons from her second marriage back to Union County with her.

David was a strong Democrat, but also a peace Democrat, who thought the issues surrounding the Civil War could be solved by negotiation.

Submitted by:
Nadine D. Holder
Sierra Vista AZ
E-mail: nadin@c2i2.com