Tag Archives: Jones

Mary Grubb

Mary Grubb
b. 19 November 1846, Jefferson County, Virginia, to Adam and Elizabeth (Mercer) Grubb
d. 19 February 1901, Taylor County, Iowa

m. 1 November 1868, Jasper County, Indiana
Achelus Shedrick Key
b. 18 January 1842, Surry County, North Carolina, to William S. and Lydia D. (Jones) Key
d. 13 June 1930, Sharpsburg, Taylor County, Iowa

Children with Achelus Shedrick Key:
• Eliza Ellen (1870-1918) married John Wattie Campbell
• Cora Lee (b. 1872) married Elmer McLaughlin
• John Orman (1874-1957) married Goldie Cook
• Charles Lee (1879-ca. 1950) married Ida Bell Crowe
• Wiliam (b. aft. 1880)
• Oscar Henry (1883-1967) married Ethel Mae Sturm
• Rosa Edith (1885-1934) married Jerry Wilson

Mary and her parents moved to Ohio in 1850 and to Jasper County, Indiana, in 1852. She and her husband moved to Peoria County, Illinois, in February 1869 and to Taylor County, Iowa, in the spring of 1880.

Achelus was in Company H, 21st Regiment of the Confederate Army and was wounded on 25 May 1862; the next month he and his brother deserted. He was married in 1862 in Jasper County, Indiana, to Martha Ellen Whittaker; they had two sons, Sam and Lewis, who were raised by Mary Grubb Key. He was married 22 September 1901 in Iowa to Sarah Ellen Coe; they had eleven children.

Submitted by:
Sandra L. Carter-Duff
Denver CO
E-mail: sandy@carduff.com

Isaiah Elliott

Isaiah Elliott
b. 21 May 1818, Center Township, Wayne County, Indiana, to Nathan and Rachel (Bunch) Elliott
d. 30 June 1885, Eagle Township, Richland County, Wisconsin

m. 28 December 1837, Preble County, Ohio
Rachel S. Jones
b. 11 June 1817, Gasper Township, Preble County, Ohio
d. 22 June 1858, Eagle Township, Richland County, Wisconsin

Children with Rachel S. Jones:
• Nathan
• Jane “Amy”
• Rachel
• Margaret
• Barbara Allen
• Joseph Franklin

Isaiah’s parents came to Wayne County, Indiana, in the spring of 1816. He left Wayne County between 1840 and 1842.

Submitted by:
Perry E. Krumbach
Spokane WA
E-mail: krumbach@ieway.com

James Dunham

James Dunham
b. 1 November 1865, Johnson County, Indiana, to Aaron and Emily (Jones) Dunham
d. 15 August 1894, Weatherly, DeKalb County, Missouri

m. 21 September 1884, Missouri
Sarah Ellen McBrayer
b. 23 February 1868, Daviess County, Missouri
d. 18 October 1951, Maysville, DeKalb County, Missouri

Children with Sarah Ellen McBrayer:
• John Henry
• Virgil Preston
• Josephine married [–?–] Chapman

James lived in both Johnson and DeKalb counties in Indiana before moving to Hamilton, Caldwell County, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Robert B. Lamison, Jr.
Renton WA

David E. Dunham

David E. Dunham
b. February 1861, Johnson County, Indiana, to Aaron and Emily (Jones) Dunham
d. 12 March 1941, Hamilton, Caldwell County, Missouri

m. Missouri
Emma Veronica Nolte
b. 13 November 1867, Missouri
d. 4 August 1952, Hamilton, Caldwell County, Missouri

There were no children of this marriage. David lived in both DeKalb and Johnson counties in Indiana before moving to Hamilton, Caldwell County, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Robert B. Lamison, Jr.
Renton WA

Iona Dunham

Iona Dunham
b. 21 November 1869, DeKalb County, Indiana, to Aaron and Emma (Jones) Dunham
d. 5 November 1942, Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington

m. about 1886, Missouri
David Miller
b. 7 July 1866, Nettleton, Caldwell County, Missouri
d. 5 October 1929, Olds, Alberta, Canada

Children with David Miller:
• Jesse Ray
• Arthur Day
• Ira Jay
• Buruil Clay
• Otto Allen
• Thedore Newey
• Dante Corvante
• Iona Delprinay

Iona lived in Johnson County, Indiana, before moving to Nettleton, Caldwell County, Missouri, in 1878.

Submitted by:
Robert B. Lamison, Jr.
Renton WA

Charles John Cottingham

Charles John Cottingham
b. 24 February 1856, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana, to Elija and Elizabeth Osenbach (Fryberger) Cottingham
d. 22 April 1935, Springer, Colfax County, New Mexico

m. 23 June 1880, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana
Helen M. Massey
b. 16 July 1860, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana, to Moses J. and Catherine Russell (Conner) Massey
d. 8 August 1932, Noblesville, Hamilton County, Indiana

Children with Helen M. Massey:

  • Mary Elizabeth (1881-1958) married Gustav A. Smithburn
  • Ralph Oliver (b. 1886) married Fay Alldredge
  • George (1889-1895)
  • Walter Elijah (1892-1939) married Fannie Salazar McCall
  • Charles Russell (1894-1967) married Maude Rebecca Hathaway
  • Robert John (1897-1964) married (1) Ann Dusek, (2) Grace Evalyn Taylor, (3) Rose [–?–]
  • Helen Kathryn (1901-1990) married Harry Bryon Jones

Charles left for New Mexico about 1925. Helen stayed in Noblesville, and he visited home while she was living. He was a surveyor and civil engineer in Springer, New Mexico.

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

Lucretia Mable Skinner

Lucretia Mable Skinner
b. 14 September 1881 at Howard Co., IN, daughter of Johnson Ballou and Sarah (McCoy) Skinner
d. 1 December 1963 at Augusta, GA
bur. Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Cass Co., IN

Lucretia Skinner

Lucretia Skinner

Lucretia Skinner gravestone

Lucretia Skinner gravestone

m. 20 August 1909 at Logansport, Cass Co., IN
Henry F. Whitmyer
b. 14 June 1874 at Roann, Miami Co., IN, son of Henry and Catharine (Flohr) Whitmyer
d. 29 August 1927 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
bur. Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Cass Co., IN)

Children with Henry F. Whitmyer:

  • Helena Catherine Whitmyer (22 July 1910–12 August 1972; m. Ralph Sandige)
  • Mary Lucretia Whitmyer (4 May 1912–1 February 1994; m. Lewis W. Robinson Jr.)
  • Boy Whitmyer (23 November 1913–25 November 1913)
  • Elizabeth Evelyn Whitmyer (3 August 1915–4 April 1923)
  • Lois Caroline Whitmyer (30 September 1917–6 Feburary 2001; m. Warren J. Jones Jr.)
  • Alice Louise Whitmyer (22 September 1921–30 March 2003; m. Bernard Bobal)

Submitted by:
Kathy Jones Stickney
Ormond Beach, FL
Kstickney2@cfl.rr.com

Henry F Whitmyer

Henry F. Whitmyer
b. 14 June 1874 at Roann, Miami Co., IN, son of Henry and Catherine (Flohr) Whitmyer
d. 29 August 1927 at Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
bur. Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Cass Co., IN

Henry Whitmyer

Henry Whitmyer

Henry Whitmyer gravestone

Henry Whitmyer gravestone

m. 20 August 1909 at Logansport, Cass Co., IN
Lucretia Mable Skinner, daughter of Johnson Ballou and Sarah (McCoy) Skinner
b. 14 September 1881 at Howard Co., IN
d. 1 September 1963 at Augusta GA
bur. Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport, Cass Co., IN

Children with Lucretia Mable Skinner:

  • Helena Catherine Whitmyer (22 July 1910–12 August 1972; m. Ralph Sandige)
  • Mary Lucretia Whitmyer (4 May 1912–1 February 1994; m. Lewis W. Robinson Jr.)
  • Boy Whitmyer (23 November 1913–25 November 1913)
  • Elizabeth Evelyn Whitmyer (3 August 1915–4 April 1923)
  • Lois Caroline Whitmyer (30 September 1917–6 Feburary 2001; m. Warren J. Jones Jr.)
  • Alice Louise Whitmyer (22 September 1921–30 March 2003; m. Bernard Bobal)

Submitted by:
Kathy Jones Stickney
Ormond Beach, FL
Kstickney2@cfl.rr.com

James Lee

Rev. James Lee
b. 1759-1760 in VA or NC, to (unknown) Lee and Jane Jones
d. 3 Mar 1819 at Vigo Co., Indiana
bur. Prairie Creek Baptist Church Cemetery at Vigo Co., Indiana

James Lee gravestone

James Lee gravestone

LEE James

m. abt 1784, Teas Valley, VA
Mary (Polly) Elizabeth Jones
b. abt 1750 at Frederick Co., MD
d. after 1820

Children with Mary Jones

  • John Lee (1785-1849) m. Amassa Lucas
  • Henry Lee (1790-1854) m. Priscilla Long
  • Samuel Lee
  • James Lee Jr. (1802-1877) m. Mary Kerchival
  • Elizabeth Lee (1787-1870) m. Thomas Ferguson
  • Jane Lee (1814-after 1900) m. George Southard
  • Ruth Crawford Lee (1788-1839) m. Isaac Dehman

Rev. James Lee and his family came to Indiana in 1817. They settled in Prairie Creek Twp., Vigo Co. and as a circuit minister, Rev. Lee helped to found the Prairie Creek Baptist Church, which is still active today. His burial marker was placed by the DAR and cites his service in the Revolutionary War as a private in the 10th NC Continental Line.

Submitted by:
Sandra Rackard
Mobile, AL
E-mail: SRackard@bellsouth.net

Ira Stout Compton

Ira Stout Compton
b. 19 July 1810 Hamilton Co., Ohio
d. 7 May 1884 Montgomery Co, Indiana
bur. Bunker Hill Cemetery (formerly Stonebraker), Montgomery Co., Indiana

Ira Stout Compton

Ira Stout Compton

m/1.
Martha Campbell
d. 1840 Montgomery Co., Indiana

m/2. 8 Feb 1849 Montgomery Co., Indiana
Judith Vaughn
b. 26 July 1821 Alamo, Montgomery Co., Indiana
d. 18 Oct 1893 Montgomery Co., Indiana
bur. Bunker Hill Cemetery (formerly Stonebraker), Montgomery Co., Indiana
*Ira was Judith’s second husband. Her first was William A. Stonebraker

Children with Martha Campbell

  • Hannah (1836-)
  • Jane (1838-)

Children with Judith Vaughn

  • Hampton (1850-)
  • Newton (1852-)
  • Leah (1854-)
  • Martha (1861-1930) m. James Wilson Lee

Ira was born in Ohio to Nathan Compton and Sarah Jane Hawkins. He was settled in Montgomery County, Indiana by the 1840s and married first, Martha Campbell, and then Judith Vaughn. Judith was the daughter of James Vaughn and Nancy Jones. Both Ira and Judith are buried at Bunker Hill Cemetery.

Submitted by:
Sandra Rackard
Mobile, AL
E-mail: SRackard@bellsouth.net