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Joseph Raney

Joseph Raney
b. 14 July 1824, Perry Township, Martin County, Indiana, to Joseph and Cecilia (Cissel) Raney
d. 22 February 1889, Sherman Township, Kossuth County, Iowa

m/1. 31 January 1847, Perry Township, Martin County, Indiana
Polly Gootee
b. 19 February 1819, Perry Township, Martin County, Indiana, to Thomas and Nancy Gootee
d. 26 March 1862, Sherman Township, Kossuth County, Iowa

m/2. 22 May 1863, Cresco Township, Kossuth County, Iowa
Mary Fisher
b. 5 March 1845, Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, to Addison and Martha Fisher
d. 31 December 1907, Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa

Children with Polly Gootee:
• Virginia (b. 1847) married (1) William Johnson, (2) A. J. Downs
• Walter W. (1849-1920) married Cora Marie Fisher
• Thomas (1850-1851)
• Sheldon (b. 1852) married Isabella Gilmore
• John (b. 1854)
• Nancy (1856-1875)
• Caroline (1858-1918) married John Robert Fraser
• Francis Joseph (1860-1889)
• unknown

Children with Mary Fisher:
• Mary A. (1864-1955) married E. C. Clark
• Henry A. (1865-1871)
• Phoebe O. (1867-1944) married Charles Elmer Clark
• William H. (1868-1926) married Flora B. Stoddard
• Cora Marie (1870-1929) married John Orlando Starks
• Charles A. (1872-1946) married Leila Clark
• David Elmer (1874-1924) married Adda Sample
• Carrie I. (1876-1885)
• James Adolfus (1877-1954) married Lula Mae Fitch
• Martha A. (b. 1879) married Walter R. Davis
• George S. (b. 1881) married Lula [–?–]
• Robert F. (1883-1957) married (1) Josephine Ryan, (2) Caroline M. McLoed
• Lillian Gertrude (b.1885) married Forest Ward Cairy
• Frank (1888-1912)
• Eleanor

Joseph and Polly moved to Muscatine County, Iowa, in 1854, then on to Kossuth County, Iowa, in 1856. Joseph was the third white farmer to settle in what is now Sherman Township but was then Irvington Township. The first white birth in that township was their daughter Caroline. The second white death in the township was Polly.

Submitted by:
Thomas H. Starks
Las Vegas NV
E-mail: tomstat@aol.com

Johnson Seth Poppino

Johnson Seth Poppino
b. 30 May 1845, Pleasant View, Shelby County, Indiana, to Silas and Cynthia Anne (Naugle) Poppino
d. September 1918, Fort Sumner, DeBaca County, New Mexico

m/1. 19 February 1870, Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana
Phebe Ann “Anna” Arthur
b. 29 October 1848, Clermont County, Ohio, to Jesse and Hannah Arthur
d. 16 October 1880, Indiana

m/2. 19 December 1887
Lurana Margaret Wyckoff
b. 12 December 1857, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana
d. 1 June 1911, DeBaca County, New Mexico

Children with Phebe Ann Arthur:
• Sylvester (1871-1932) married Ella Boaz
• Claude (b. 1873) married Etta Johnson
• Oscar (1874-aft. 1939) married Mildred Thacker
• Frank (1876-1945) married Aura Myrtle Moon
• Harold (1878-1898)
• Gertrude Florence (1880-1964) married (1) Charles Hiram Ware, (2) Charles Emmitt Johnson

Children with Lurana Margaret Wyckoff:
• Clarence
• Alice
• Eva Louise (b. 1887) married Arthur William Tooker
• Francis E. (b. 1897) married (1) [—?—] Thatch, (2)Buren Jackson Smith

Johnson lived in Shelby, Marion, Johnson, and Morgan counties in Indiana before emigrating in 1889. He lived in Bourbon County, Kansas; Oklahoma and Pottawatomie counties in Oklahoma; Vernon County, Missouri; and Quay County, New Mexico. He was in Company C, 79th Indiana Infantry, 1862-1865.

Submitted by:
Mary Shannon
Monticello FL
E-mail: walter5@noblestar.net

Christina Peterson

Christina Peterson
b. 29 April 1833, Orserum, near Grenna, Smaland, Sweden, to Peter and Anna Brita (Jonson) Peterson
d. 20 January 1907, Maple Plain, Hennepin County, Minnesota

m. 26 April 1856, West Point, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Charles “Carl” J. Anderson
b. 23 October 1833, Grenna, Smaland, Sweden
d. 10 September 1921, Independence Lake, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Children with Charles J. Anderson:
• Alfred John (1857-1935) married Nellie Elizabeth Englund
• Theodore Emanuel (1858-1926) married Louisa Matilda Anderson
• Fred William (1861-1927)
• Oscar Amel married Anna Christina Johnson
• David Clarence (1866-1941)
• Anna Lydia (1868-1937) married Oliver Thompson
• Nancy Amelia (1871-1892)
• Medora Christine (1873-1953) married Erland Klas Lind
• Emma Charlotte (1875-1951) married Alton J. Stenseth
• Mary Josephine (1879-1916) married Bryant O. Benjamin

Christina’s family came to Indiana about 1852 via New York. She left the state between August 1856 and February 1857 for Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Her son, Oscar Amel, changed his surname to Allen.

Submitted by:
Edith Grindstaff Anderson
Saline MI

Isaac Tilden Parker

Isaac Tilden Parker
b. 12 February 1828, New Garden, Wayne County, Indiana, to Jesse Horn and Sarah (Arnold) Parker
d. 30 August 1916, Howard Lake, Wright County, Minnesota

m. 24 September 1851, Arba, Randolph County, Indiana
Sarah Charles Morgan
b. 12 August 1831, New Garden, Wayne County, Indiana
d. 7 May 1887, Howard Lake, Wright County, Minnesota

Children with Sarah Charles Morgan:
• Hannah Etta (1853-1915) married Peter Wright, Jr.
• Emma Lauretta (1855-1937) married Lee Johnson
• Mary Etta (1858-1876)
• Luther Lincoln (b. 1860) married Emma DeWeese
• Georgia Marie (b. 1864) married Marsden McWooley
• Frederick Morgan (1866-1938) married Clarice Everett
• Charles Elwood Morgan (1866-1935) married Elizabeth Bryan

Isaac, Sarah, their six children, and three young grandchildren left Indiana in the early 1880’s in a covered wagon for Howard Lane, Minnesota.

Submitted by:
Naomi E. Purves-Adams
St. Paul Park MN
E-mail: naomipa@comcast.net

Indiana McMonigle

Indiana McMonigle
b. 1843, Harrison County, Indiana, to Thomas J. and Matilda (Applegate) McMonigle
d. 1899, York County, Nebraska

m. 17 March 1861, Harrison County, Indiana
Alfred Grass
b. 1839, Harrison County, Indiana, to William and Priscilla (Crawford) Grass
d. about 1875, Harrison County, Indiana

Children with Alfred Grass:
• Francis Emmitt (1863-1916) married Mary Alice Watson
• William Emery (1865-1944) married Mable Ella Johnson
• John Edmund (1867-1955) married Louise Ramp
• Neva E. (1870-1935)

Indiana emigrated to York County, Nebraska, in the late 1880’s following some of her adult children. Watson families accompanied them from Harrison County.

Submitted by:
David L. McMonigle
Edgwater FL
E-mail: davemcmo@voyager.net

Isaac Van Doren Johnson

Isaac Van Doren “Ike” Johnson
b. 1 September 1863, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana, to Elihu Theodore and Mary (McCracken) Johnson
d. 21 June 1942, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas

m. 3 September 1889, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas
Sadie Wilson McCrea
b. 19 April 1870, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois
d. 2 December 1950, Ponca City, Kay County, Oklahoma

Children with Sadie Wilson McCrea:
• Carl Thomas (1890-1969)
• Margaret (1893-1968) married [–?–] Marshall
• Leonard L. (1897-1967)
• Patrick Albert (1897-1967)
• Theodore Ellihu (1900-1976)
• Mary Elizabeth (1903-1976) married [–?–] Hinton
• Alice Ruth (1905-1976) married (1) [–?–] Roberts, (2) [–?–] Sevier
• Howard Vann (1908-1986)

Ike left the state in 1883. He was a farmer. As soon as he’d saved up enough money to rent a farm, he was married. They moved to Wichita in 1940.

Submitted by:
Margaret Johnson Irwin
Goddard KS
E-mail: wirwin2527@aol.com

Theresa Mary Goffinet

Theresa Mary Goffinet
b. 13 August 1875, Leopold Township, Perry County, Indiana, to Adolph and Mary Josephine (Rhodes) Goffinet
d. 20 August 1967, Winter Township, Sawyer County, Wisconsin

m. 18 October 1892, Leopold Township, Perry County, Indiana
Joseph Longly
b. 15 May 1864, Paris, France, to Hubert and Catherine (Harman) Longly
d. 5 June 1945, Winter Township, Sawyer County, Wisconsin

Children with Joseph Longly:
• Alfred (1893-1972) married Anna Johnson
• Clara Catherine (b. 1895) married Harold L. Barnett
• Joseph Henry (1896-1898)
• Catherine Helen (1898-1986) married Erhardt H. Huber
• Louis Joseph (1900-1945) married Victoria Huber
• Minnie Adeline (1902-1983) married John J. Eder
• Joseph Francis (1907-1990) married (1) Hazel Chase, (2) Isabell [–?–]
• Stella (1909-1994) married (1) Edmund Mark Haske, (2) Robert Ryan
• Elmer (1912-1935) married Esther Emma Kielbeau
• Wilma Marie (1915-1996) married Joseph Anthony Haske
• Raymond Louis (1919-1940) married Bernice Eleanor Golonka

Their youngest son was born in Winter, Wisconsin; all others were born in Leopold Township, Perry County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Mary F. Crook
Kingman AZ
E-mail: mcrook@rraz.net